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Sep 17 2018

STRAWBERRY CRISIS: NSW Mum Finds Needles In Punnet Purchased At Local Coles

Queensland Acting Chief Superintendent Terry Lawrence said on September 12 that the police were in contact with the farm operators and Woolworths representatives, and ...

Sep 14 2018

Would Trump’s 20% auto tariff be Canada’s ’ruination’? We assess the damage

Trade Representative's office to speak to journalists in Washington , U.S., August 28, 2018. Democrats hope to take control of the U.S. Congress from Trump's fellow Repu...

Sep 14 2018

Jeff Bezos Slams Trump For "Demonizing" The Media

The money, put into what Bezos called the Day 1 Fund, is by far his largest philanthropic donation. The first will fund existing nonprofits and issue annual awards to o...

Sep 12 2018

Was Obama worse to the press than Trump?

Gross domestic product increased at a 4.2 annualized rate in the second quarter of 2018, and the unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in April, 3.8 percent in May and 4.0 pe...

Sep 11 2018

Upward journey continues - petrol touches Rs.90.11 in Maharashtra

In other metro cities, too, fuel prices continued to soar. Apart from Delhi, various Opposition parties held protest marches across the country. A statement by the Ce...

Sep 10 2018

Obama takes his anti-Trump message to Orange County, California

But from the start of his 23-minute speech, Mr. Obama, wearing a white shirt with an open collar, made clear he had set himself a different task: He was there to promote ...

Sep 10 2018

Petrol in Delhi Crosses Rs 80 Mark, Oppn Unites for Bharat Bandh

Since 1 August, petrol prices have risen by Rs 4.42 per litre and diesel prices have risen by Rs 5.01 a litre in the national capital, on the back of a depreciating r...

Sep 09 2018

Possible Short Term Scenarios for Bitcoin (BTC) and the Crypto Markets

The "gold rush" is in the past and now the average person is aware of blockchain and digital currencies, thus erasing the surprise element of previous year. Having an i...

Sep 08 2018

China's exports, imports slowed sharply in August

Should the U.S. slap tariffs on an additional amount of Chinese goods of that scale, the total value subjected to the duties would be around that of total imports to the ...

Sep 08 2018

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

Earlier Friday, Ma said he could " retire earlier " during a conversation with Bloomberg about Bill Gates' career. "I don't think it means that much, frankly". Ma i...

Sep 07 2018

Justin Trudeau: New Trade Deal Must Protect Canadian Cultural Sovereignty and Identity

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington today to resume talks with her US counterpart aimed at bringing Canada into the NAFTA fold. Throughou...

Sep 03 2018

Ramaphosa wants China communist party to work closely with ANC

But critics say that, with many of its infrastructure projects, China is luring needy countries into "debt traps". Chris Kiptoo, Principal Secretary for International...

Sep 02 2018

Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Kinder Morgan Canada shareholders are expected to accept the offer made by the federal government after the pipeline's owner ceased work on the project amid protests acro...

Sep 02 2018

California Net Neutrality Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

California lawmakers on Friday sent to the governor for final approval strict "net neutrality" laws that would defy sweeping Federal Communications Commission rules tha...

Aug 31 2018

Coca-Cola pours £3.9bn into Costa Coffee acquisition

Brittain, who has led Costa-owner Whitbread (WTB.L) since December 2015, didn't know James Quincey before the Microsoft CEO Summit in Seattle. After missing out on th...

Aug 28 2018

Tesla shares slip after company decides to stay public

Musk stunned markets earlier this month by announcing the plan to go private in a tweet and boasting that funding had already been secured. "They will be asking questio...

Aug 27 2018

NAFTA is Out, a New Trade Deal With Mexico is Officially Here

A deal between the United States and Mexico is only the start of a tough road to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement . He announced the progress from t...

Aug 26 2018

Huge drop in stockpiles spurs oil prices higher

An oil pump jack of Canadian group Vermilion Energy is pictured in Parentis-en-Born, France, October 13, 2017. Brent crude oil futures were at $72.83 per barrel early...

Aug 24 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin deplores U.S. sanctions as counter-productive and pointless

In a statement, published on the ministry website, he also said the sanctions were introduced under a "false pretence". The Treasury Department imposed new sanctions ...

Aug 24 2018

Import tariffs on $16b of U.S. and Chinese products come into effect

Thousands of American and Chinese products became 25 percent more expensive overnight, but talks are underway Thursday to try to avert more economic damage from President...