• China Complains to WTO Over US Trade Tariffs
China Complains to WTO Over US Trade Tariffs

Trump tweeted on July 20 . "This act of abuse of safeguards not only harms the legitimate rights and interests of the Chinese side, but also affects the seriousness and authority of the WTO rules". "Country was built on Tariffs, and Tariffs are now leading us to great new Trade Deals - as opposed to the awful and unfair Trade Deals that I inherited...

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  • Qatar Comes to Rescue as Turkey Moves to Avert Financial Crisis
Qatar Comes to Rescue as Turkey Moves to Avert Financial Crisis

Explaining the new tariffs, Turkish Vice-President Fuat Oktay said the rises were ordered "within the framework of reciprocity in retaliation for the conscious attacks on our economy by the United States administration". "They will likely just give warm words to Turkey, looking to exploit the situation and stir things up for the USA and the West", ...

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  • Turkey raises tariffs on some U.S. goods amid escalating feud
Turkey raises tariffs on some U.S. goods amid escalating feud

Turkey and Russian Federation will take steps to "enhance strategic partnership" between the two countries, Lavrov said on Tuesday at a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. According to him, Turkey would exercise its rights if the USA does not deliver F-35 jets to Ankara. Kalin also said that Turkey will take a posi...

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  • Elon Musk accused in lawsuit of fraud over going-private proposal
Elon Musk accused in lawsuit of fraud over going-private proposal

The 3% to 5% Tesla stake that the sovereign fund bought this month could be an indication that they're ready to invest in an EV future. Musk, often the center of controversy, did not prove he had the funds to finance the operation - despite tweeting "funding secured".

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  • Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history
Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

Six firefighters have died in those wildfires. So far, the Holy Fire has scorched more than 22,700 acres in the Cleveland National Forest. "I've known Matt for a long time - over 20 years", said Draper Fire Battalion Chief Bart Vawdrey.

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  • Tesla forms three-member panel to look at any Musk deal
Tesla forms three-member panel to look at any Musk deal

Goldman Sachs has always been a key adviser to Tesla , but the apparent involvement of Silver Lake , best known as a private-equity firm specializing in tech investments, is striking. Goldman declined to comment on Tuesday. The decision to announce the plan, which Musk has since expanded upon , via Twitter "had not been cleared ahead of ti...

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  • Tech stocks take Nasdaq closer to record
Tech stocks take Nasdaq closer to record

Shares of Apple (AAPL.O) rose 0.8 percent , while those of Amazon (AMZN.O) were up 0.6 percent and Microsoft (MSFT.O) 0.4 percent. Markets have largely shrugged off trade issues as indicated by the S&P 500's ( SPX ) recent rise. Chip stocks fell after Morgan Stanley downgraded the USA semiconductor industry. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.2...

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  • Surge in part-time work offsets full-time losses, helps drops unemployment rate
Surge in part-time work offsets full-time losses, helps drops unemployment rate

The unemployment rate in Northeast B.C. ticked up slightly to 7.4 per cent in July, according to Statistics Canada's latest labour force survey . Across the provinces, Ontario gained 60,600 jobs-all in part-time work-and the unemployment rate dropped 0.5 percentage points to 5.4% for its lowest reading since July 2000.

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  • Erdogan vows to defy United States ‘threats’ after currency crash
Erdogan vows to defy United States ‘threats’ after currency crash

He also said it was a pity that Washington chose Brunson over Turkey, its partner in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and in an opinion piece in the New York Times , he warned the United States that Ankara had other alternatives as allies.

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  • U.S. strongly condemns Russia's poisoning of former spy - White House
U.S. strongly condemns Russia's poisoning of former spy - White House

The sanctions are expected to take effect on or around August 22 following a congressional notification period. US President Donald Trump said in the wake of the attack that "it certainly looks like" Russian Federation was behind it and his then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at the time that the US had "full confidence" in the UK's in...

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  • Where can you actually find $1 beer in Ontario?
Where can you actually find $1 beer in Ontario?

The Ontario government is working to sell beer for one dollar in the store, The Beer Store by labor Day (September 3), as reported by the news source CTV News Toronto, who requested anonymity. stating that they value "quality & sustainability above all else". Ontario previously had buck-a-bottle beer but the previous Liberal government hiked...

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  • U.S. SEC examining Musk's tweets on taking Tesla private
U.S. SEC examining Musk's tweets on taking Tesla private

But the board offered no further details of the proposal or its funding, sparking new questions about the feasibility of the master gambit Musk revealed in a surprise series of midday tweets on Tuesday. Musk's money-losing and cash-burning company is an unlikely candidate for debt investors to be willing to help go private. Buying Tesla in its ...

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  • Elon Musk tweets he may take Tesla private
Elon Musk tweets he may take Tesla private

Musk said he has no intention of combining the electric auto maker and the private space company under one umbrella. Mr. Musk's account tweeted: "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420". The higher the price, the less likely it is that Tesla will have to repay those loans. He goes on to mention the quarterly earnings cycle and how that ...

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  • Apple hits $1 trillion market cap
Apple hits $1 trillion market cap

Other companies have come close to the mark, but no public United States company has hit a $1 trillion valuation. In the more than four decades since Steve Jobs founded the company in a California garage, Apple has become almost synonymous with personal computing and mobile devices.

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  • Iran's Zarif Says China 'Pivotal' to Salvaging Nuclear Deal, China Agrees
Iran's Zarif Says China 'Pivotal' to Salvaging Nuclear Deal, China Agrees

Senior Iranian officials have warned the country would not easily yield to a renewed USA campaign to strangle Iran's vital oil exports. The U.S. has been pushing its allies to halt their import of Iranian oil ahead of the November deadline.

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  • United Kingdom hikes interest rates for second time in a decade
United Kingdom hikes interest rates for second time in a decade

Noting the government's decision to raise minimum support prices (MSPs) by at least 150 per cent of the cost of production for all kharif crops, RBI said this is much higher than the average increase seen in the past few years. "This comment should bode favorably for our forecast of RBI rates to remain unchanged from now onwards". Investors l...

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  • [H]ardOCP: Apple Topples the $1 Trillion Mark in Value
[H]ardOCP: Apple Topples the $1 Trillion Mark in Value

Apple has finally reached the $1 trillion mark in value . An electronic screen displays the Apple Inc . logo on the exterior of the Nasdaq Market Site following the close of the day's trading session in New York City, New York , U.S., August 2, 2018.

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  • China Announces $60 Billion of U.S. Goods for Tariff Retaliation
China Announces $60 Billion of U.S. Goods for Tariff Retaliation

Beijing fought back with matching tariffs on the same amount of US exports to China. "Cooperation is the only right choice for China and the United States", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Singapore, according to China's official Xinhua news agency.

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  • Apple becomes world's first public company worth $1 trillion
Apple becomes world's first public company worth $1 trillion

Apple is officially the first American company to hit a $1 trillion valuation. Apple's cult following is largely credited to Kawasaki, who coined the phrase evangelism marketing, a strategy that helps companies get customers to believe so strongly in a product that they try to convince others to buy it.

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  • Sekulow:
Sekulow: "High Level Negotiations for Pastor Brunson" Ep. 482

But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that sanction threats would not force Ankara to take a "step back", in comments reported on Sunday. His next hearing is set for October 12. He also said his foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, would hold talks with U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on the sidelines of an ASEAN meeting i...

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  • Parasite warning for salads, wraps at Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens
Parasite warning for salads, wraps at Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens

Here's the list of recalled products . Pre-cut melon from Caito was linked to a salmonella outbreak this past spring. The affected items were distributed nationwide to stores including Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walgreen's. The infection is caused by Cyclospora cayetanesis, an intestinal parasite, according to the FSIS. The symptoms include ...

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  • No, McDonald's Isn't Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears
No, McDonald's Isn't Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears

Customers can redeem the MacCoin for a free Big Mac at participating restaurants in the US and in more than 50 countries. The company will distribute over 6.2 million MacCoins across the globe. Locations of the guards will be available on the McDonald's NZ Facebook page. Those kind of periodic campaigns should help keep the Big Mac relevant for...

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  • Harley Davidson’s NEW 250cc-500cc motorcycle to take on Royal Enfields
Harley Davidson’s NEW 250cc-500cc motorcycle to take on Royal Enfields

The company has categorically mentioned that this new product will be brought to India with intent of further broadening the customer access to Harley-Davidson motorcycles and also fuel the company's growth in India. The company said it plans to launch its electric motorcycle in 2019 and will release additional models through 2022. "Alongside our e...

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  • Apple could become the world's first trillion dollar company today
Apple could become the world's first trillion dollar company today

Apple sold 11.6 million iPads, 41.3 million iPhones, and 3.7 million Macs during the quarter. High-priced iPhones continued to sell well with the iPhone ASP hitting $724. "We're thrilled to report Apple's best June quarter ever, and our fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth". Sales in that sector rose 31 percent to $9.5 bil...

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  • Trump says U.S., European Union are aiming for
Trump says U.S., European Union are aiming for "zero tariffs"

Earlier on Tuesday, Nebraska Sen. Details were not announced and the White House did not respond to questions about what, specifically, the two leaders agreed to. It means that they are competitive", Trump told Glor. The full impact of the trade dispute, according to Stanley, has yet to be fully felt by farmers - except when it comes to fee...

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  • American pastor detained in Turkey moved to house arrest
American pastor detained in Turkey moved to house arrest

Trump said Brunson "is suffering greatly". "Brunson is an innocent man, there is no credible evidence against him", Pence said. "We will continue working until Andrew Brunson is a free man and there is justice for him and for other unjustly detained American citizens and local Turkish employees of the United States diplomatic mission", Ko...

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  • Mondelez Recalls Ritz Crackers on Salmonella Concern
Mondelez Recalls Ritz Crackers on Salmonella Concern

The recall affects only certain products in a list that can be seen on the company's website. Some people are more vulnerable to infection than others, including young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. These products have been sold in the U.S., including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands. Anyone who has these prod...

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  • Images Show North Korea Dismantling Key Facilities at Satellite Launching Station
Images Show North Korea Dismantling Key Facilities at Satellite Launching Station

Dr Narang says the Sohae test site could be destroyed, and North Korea could continue to improve their missile force and produce nuclear weapons. As Pompeo spoke in California, Trump told an audience of USA veterans in Kansas City he hoped the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War would be returned by North Korea soon - ...

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  • Ritz Bits pulled from shelves due to possible salmonella contamination
Ritz Bits pulled from shelves due to possible salmonella contamination

Food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick, the agency said. A number of food recalls have been issued for goods sold in Atlantic Canada. "Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea". So far no complains of illnesse...

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  • European Union to fine Google a record $5bn over Android
European Union to fine Google a record $5bn over Android

The president took to Twitter Thursday, where he wrote - "told you so" - after the European Union slapped a five billion dollar fine on the tech giant. It it fails to overturn it, the company will have 90 days to change its practices or risk facing an even larger fine. Android, which runs about 80 per cent of the world's smartphones accordi...

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