• Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a pedophile on Twitter
Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a pedophile on Twitter

Unsworth claimed the pod "had absolutely no chance of working" and Musk's team "had no conception of what the cave passage was like", contradicting information Musk posted as SpaceX and Tesla engineers worked with other members of the rescue team to make sure the device would fit through the tightest spots.

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  • Prime Day has started with outages on Amazon.com
Prime Day has started with outages on Amazon.com

The catch is that you have to be an Amazon Prime member to take advantage of the deals. For Prime Day devotees who also happen to be big fans of the best shows on TV (which, c'mon should be everyone, right?), the annual event makes for a, uh, prime opportunity to scoop up cool merch that shows just how devoted your fandom really is.

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  • China files WTO challenge to USA $200B tariff plan
China files WTO challenge to USA $200B tariff plan

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Europe as well as on products from Mexico, Canada and China , sparking retaliation and fears of a global trade war.

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  • Bus companies look at options following Greyhound decision
Bus companies look at options following Greyhound decision

Cassidy said people in the Maritimes saw an end to bus services six years ago after an global company there dropped its routes, but Maritime Bus picked up the slack within weeks. He said tickets for the new routes would be in the $90 to $125 range. Passengers place their luggage on a Greyhound bus before departing from Vancouver, on Monday .

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  • Tesla hits 200,000 U.S. sales, tax credit phase-out to commence
Tesla hits 200,000 U.S. sales, tax credit phase-out to commence

As Indians eagerly await Tesla vehicles to hit the roads, Elon Musk , the CEO of the company, could now well be on his way to India. "Incredibly impressed with Tesla China team & potential for the future". "I think it's really coincidental". Analysts noted that the announcement did not estimate the cost of the plant, or how it would be finance...

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  • UK Clears 21st Century Fox To Buy Sky
UK Clears 21st Century Fox To Buy Sky

The offer brings it in line with Fox's bid of £14 per share, but below Comcast's bid of £14.75. Fox's board is backing the Disney chief executive's offer and Fox shareholders are set to vote on the deal on July 27. In the US, Comcast rose 2.3% to 34.55 dollars and Fox fell 0.9% to 47.38 dollars. And earlier this year, Disney created a dir...

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  • Another strong jobs report. Here's why unemployment jumped
Another strong jobs report. Here's why unemployment jumped

This suggests difficulties of finding qualified workers are hugely overstated. Despite a relatively tight labour market, wage growth remains stuck in the 2 per cent range, with the annual gain of 2.7 per cent unchanged from May. "The tariffs jumble things about what we should expect to see in the next few months", said Cathy Barrera, chief econom...

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  • Oil mixed as US crude stockpiles show surprise build
Oil mixed as US crude stockpiles show surprise build

US crude futures dropped 90 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $73.22 per barrel as of 11:18 a.m. EST (1518 GMT). Oil earlier traded near its highest in 3-½ years Thursday, boosted by potential disruptions to flows from Iran and the Middle East despite a new demand from U.S.

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  • China 'counterattack' expected after U.S. tariffs take effect
China 'counterattack' expected after U.S. tariffs take effect

US stocks are up slightly more than 2 percent this year as investors have weighed the threat of trade frictions against the strong performance of the USA economy . our workers for a long time". In contrast, China imports only about $125 billion worth of goods from the US. The products, all sold on Chinese e-commerce platforms, ranged from pet ...

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  • Hispanic Unemployment Reaches Record Low, Media Praise Labor Force Rate
Hispanic Unemployment Reaches Record Low, Media Praise Labor Force Rate

The job growth shows the labour market shrugging off worries about a slowdown triggered by trade fights or rising borrowing costs. The report showed that Canada's trade surplus with the US narrowed to $3.3 billion in May, from $3.7 billion April, as more imports headed north across the border and south-bound exports decreased.

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  • China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of United States tariff hike
China rejects ‘blackmail’ on eve of United States tariff hike

At 12:01 a.m., the US slapped a 25 percent tax on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports . The Commerce Ministry statement didn't provide details on its retaliation. farmers in states that backed Trump in the 2016 USA election, such as Texas and Iowa. China has promised to respond with additional tariffs on USA goods.

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  • The US-China trade war is about to get real
The US-China trade war is about to get real

Many investors fear Washington will go ahead with its plan to impose tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods on July 6, which Beijing has vowed to match with tariffs on us products, raising the risk of a full-blown trade war. Chinese state media has promoted the message that the European Union is on China's side. Chinese stocks slipped...

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  • Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship
Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship

It's the acronym for the Act that's caught the attention of Twitter though. President Donald Trump hasn't addressed the FART Act controversy as of this publication but he did tweet Tuesday morning, saying, "The economy is doing perhaps better than ever before, and that's prior to fixing some of the worst and most unfair Trade Deals ever m...

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  • Trump administration says China Mobile should not access USA market
Trump administration says China Mobile should not access USA market

Commerce Department assistant secretary David Redl said that after "significant engagement" with the Chinese mobile giant, "national security interests were unable to be resolved". China Mobile , the world's largest telecom carrier with 899 million subscribers, did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment. Customers could include...

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  • Top US business group assails Trump's handling of trade dispute
Top US business group assails Trump's handling of trade dispute

On Monday, Trump said the World Trade Organization has treated the U.S. US Chamber president Thomas Donohue said: "Tariffs are simply taxes that raise prices for everyone". And he is pressuring Canada and Mexico to agree to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement to shift more auto production to the United States and encourage compa...

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  • Crude Price Falls On Saudi Arabia Production Increase, CAD Follows
Crude Price Falls On Saudi Arabia Production Increase, CAD Follows

In addition, the Kingdom has also been in the forefront of the countries providing much-needed financial and economic assistance to poor countries and those experiencing difficulties due to natural calamities. Abu Dhabi said it's ready to increase oil output in line with guidance set by OPEC and allied producers, echoing comments by Saudi Arabia ...

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  • Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil
Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil

Iran has said it will fight back against United States efforts to squeeze Iranian oil exports, accusing countries that fill the gap in oil markets of "a big treachery to the Iranian nation and the world community", according to Iran's First Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri.

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  • A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever
A final good-bye: Toys R Us closes its doors forever

A man reportedly bought upwards of $1 million of toys from the now-defunct Toys "R" Us stores in North Carolina, our sister station WTVD confirmed . We will miss our conversations of everything, and nothing, and the dreams we had. Geoffrey has acted as the chain's logo and "spokesanimal" for the past 70 years. "I think Geoffrey the Giraffe sig...

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  • Nearly All Adult Americans’ Personal Data Exposed by a Data Mining Firm
Nearly All Adult Americans’ Personal Data Exposed by a Data Mining Firm

It also exposed more than 400 personal characteristics, including interests, habits, if the person owns a dog or cat, and the age and gender of the person's children. It appears that social security numbers were not included in the data-although given everything else the data contained, that's not much of a consolation.

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  • Trump says Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase oil production
Trump says Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase oil production

Saudi Arabia has a maximum sustainable capacity of 12 million bpd, but the world's top oil exporter and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Country's biggest producer has never tested that high level of production. State Department officials said this week the United States is prepared to work with countries on a case-by-case basis to help them red...

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  • OPEC attempts correction in oil market with increase
OPEC attempts correction in oil market with increase

Brent crude futures were at $76.60 per barrel at 0111 GMT, up 29 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last close. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The United States is pushing countries to halt imports of Iranian oil from November, a senior State Department official said, and it will not gran...

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  • Iranians, fed up with wars, take to streets as economy worsens
Iranians, fed up with wars, take to streets as economy worsens

The Trump administration on Wednesday began dismantling the sanctions relief that was granted to Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal, a step that follows President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the global accord. return to the 2015 nuclear accord, in response to a similar list of demands made by Washington last month. I would be hesitant to s...

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  • Trump blasts Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift production overseas
Trump blasts Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift production overseas

Trump blasted Harley-Davidson in remarks Tuesday afternoon, accusing them of using the tariffs as an "excuse". The EU targeted the United States vehicles as part of its rebuttal to Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel. The company says assembly of "America's motorcycle" in Thailand will lower prices and allow immediate exports to all of A...

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  • Trump to Harley-Davidson: 'We won’t forget, and neither will your customers'
Trump to Harley-Davidson: 'We won’t forget, and neither will your customers'

Taxes just a Harley excuse - be patient! "And I think the people who ride Harleys aren't happy with Harley-Davidson, and I wouldn't be either". He incorrectly said Harley was moving production to Asia from the United States, when in fact the expansion in Thailand was unrelated to the closing in Missouri.

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  • Trump's half-truths on Harley overseas plans
Trump's half-truths on Harley overseas plans

To help you catch up with the rapidly unfolding story, here is a brief recap of what has happened. In a regulatory filing Monday, Harley-Davidson explained the move is in response to retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union .

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  • Erdogan won the Turkish election after an unequal battle, monitors say
Erdogan won the Turkish election after an unequal battle, monitors say

Final results are still set to be published by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) later this week, but early on Monday chairman Sadi Guven declared Erdogan victor. The Venice Commission, which provides legal advice to the Council of Europe, warned about the changes in a report, saying they would "lead to an excessive concentration of executive po...

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  • US Trade War: EU To Respond To Auto Tariffs Move
US Trade War: EU To Respond To Auto Tariffs Move

In response to Mr Trump's tariffs on European steel and aluminium, the EU has imposed tariffs on imports of United States cranberries, orange juice, sweetcorn, peanut butter, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes, cigars, cheroots (a type of thin cigar), cosmetics, motorbikes, boats, jeans, leather footwear, swimwear, underwear and steel products.

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  • Amazon Introduces Monthly Prime Membership in India
Amazon Introduces Monthly Prime Membership in India

It happens once a year, and a new leak claims the next Prime Day will arrive very soon. Keeping the needs of the users in mind Amazon has introduced a monthly subscription plan of Rs. It's also possible that Amazon will discount its Prime subscription in the lead up to Amazon Prime Day , as it has done in the past. Customers can also exp...

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  • OPEC edges closer to raising oil output
OPEC edges closer to raising oil output

Iran will struggle to increase production, meaning it could lose market share and revenue to its rivals. "Need to keep prices down!" he said in a tweet. The Saudi oil minister said in an interview with CNNMoney on Thursday that there could be "a deficit in the second half of this year of 1.6 to 1.8 million barrels".

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  • Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting
Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC’s June 22 meeting

A 25 percent tariff on U.S. crude oil imports, as threatened by China in retaliation for duties Washington has announced but not yet implemented against Chinese products, would make American crude uncompetitive in China versus other supplies.

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