Trump's US$50B China tariffs met with retaliation vow from Beijing

The United States now dominates those industries, but Chinese government support has made it hard for USA companies to compete. The US says tariffs are justified because of China firms' longstanding theft of US companies' intellectual property ,... More..

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Beijing Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs on Chinese Goods
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Beijing Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs on Chinese Goods

On the threat of retaliatory tariffs , he said: "They do so much more business with us, than we do with them, that we can't lose. All the results from the negotiations previously reached by the two parties wil...More..

Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies shot, conditions unknown
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies shot, conditions unknown

A Kansas deputy was killed and another was critically wounded Friday by a gunman who was also shot. One of the deputies died and the other is in critical condition. " We are praying for our friends at the Wyand...More..

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

It's hard to praise Cleveland for its affordability when there are an average of 12 evictions every single day and an enormous waiting list for housing vouchers through CMHA. The report calls out President ...More..

Elon Musk's Firm To Build High-Speed Underground Transport For Chicago
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elon Musk's Firm To Build High-Speed Underground Transport For Chicago

Elon Musk's the Boring Company said late Wednesday it's won the contract to build a high-speed express train to Chicago's O'Hare's International Airport. It's a sizable victory for a company that was lau...More..

Trump complains oil prices are too high, blames OPEC
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump complains oil prices are too high, blames OPEC

Brent crude futures were trading at $76.55 a barrel at 5.47 a.m. GMT, up 9 cents, or 0.1 percent, on their last close. "Not good!" Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. But the International Energy Agency said...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

McDonald's is ditching plastic straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland

McDonald's said in a statement: "Reflecting the broader public debate, our customers told us they wanted to see a move on straws". The announcements come amid a global movement to eliminate the use of plast...More..

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereal over salmonella risk
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereal over salmonella risk

The recall came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contacted the company Thursday to notify executives of the link between the illness and the cereal . Anyone who has recently eaten Honey Sma...More..

Feds Indict Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For Wire Fraud
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Feds Indict Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For Wire Fraud

The Board of Directors of Theranos announced Friday that Elizabeth Holmes has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer. Theranos claimed its innovative blood testing device would give quicker results using...More..

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has licence suspended
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has licence suspended

Iovine was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying, "She thought he was joking". The driver allegedly pulled over and forced the women out of his auto Saturday in Manhattan, after they kissed in the backseat. "K...More..

Elon Musk's Boring Co to build high-speed airport link in Chicago
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Elon Musk's Boring Co to build high-speed airport link in Chicago

Emmanuel's goal is to transport travelers from the airport to Chicago's center in 20 minutes or fewer, and at roughly a third of the cost of an expensive taxi or ride-sharing app. The company has said it's fast...More..

Fed lifts rates amid stronger inflation, drops crisis-era guidance
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Fed lifts rates amid stronger inflation, drops crisis-era guidance

At the same time, they project the unemployment rate to fall to 3.6 percent this year , down from earlier projections of 3.8 percent. The FOMC statement stressed that rising interest rates were unlik...More..

How the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Affects Consumers
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

How the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Affects Consumers

Comcast on Wednesday offered to buy a big part of 21st Century Fox for roughly $65 billion, initiating a bidding war with Walt Disney . The Fox board was scheduled to vote on whether or not to accept th...More..

Trudeau cabinet member prepared to end Trump trade spat
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Trudeau cabinet member prepared to end Trump trade spat

Mr Navarro condemned Mr Trudeau following the Canadian leader's news conference after his summit meeting with Mr Trump and other G7 leaders. Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the...More..

Local business owner fears effects of net neutrality repeal
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Local business owner fears effects of net neutrality repeal

Many Internet providers, such as AT&T and Verizon , have said they do not and will not block or slow content. Comcast has also said it does not block or slow content and has no plans to offer paid priori...More..

Italy's new PM says to take 'moderate' line on tariffs at G7
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Italy's new PM says to take 'moderate' line on tariffs at G7

In response, Trudeau's office said the prime minister had "said nothing he hasn't said before - both in public, and in private conversations with the president" while an European Union official told dpa the blo...More..

Bitcoin's Sunday Slump Sparked by Hack
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Bitcoin's Sunday Slump Sparked by Hack

While South Korea has become a hotbed of trading in cryptocurrencies, Coinrail is among South Korea's smaller trading platforms. NY time on Friday and was trading at US$6,782.42 as of 10:30 a.m.in London on...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Elon Musk’s flamethrowers hit eBay with sky-high resale prices

The billionaire inventor and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX announced the sale of the flamethrower past year. With the Boring Company , Musk aims to build a network of underground tunnels in Los Angeles...More..

Got Potholes? Tell Domino's about it. You might get lucky
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Got Potholes? Tell Domino's about it. You might get lucky

If their town is selected , the customer will be notified and the city will receive funds to help fix roads so pizzas make it home safely. Customers can nominate their towns for the program. Bartonville town a...More..

AT&T to close Time Warner purchase by June 20: attorney
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

AT&T to close Time Warner purchase by June 20: attorney

In a blow to the Justice Department, AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc received a nod from a federal judge on Tuesday without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast Cor...More..