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by | July 08, 2018 | 18:15

A China central bank adviser said the planned USA import tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods - $34 billion plus a planned follow-on list worth $16 billion - will cut China's economic growth by 0.2 percentage points, although the overall impact would be limited, the official Xinhua news agency reported Friday.

by | June 29, 2018 | 13:11

Worldwide election monitors question whether the election was free and fair, citing last-minute rule changes, the muzzling of opposition voices and the dominance of the "yes" campaign in the media. His followers know it was Erdoğan who included them for the first time and gave them new schools and hospitals, new roads and airports, and above all, dignity and identity.

by | June 22, 2018 | 18:44

Interested in Supreme Court? Estimates have varied on how much Florida would get if it captured taxes on its residents' online purchases, from $200 million to more than $750 million. Online retailers sued over the scheme, and the Supreme Court allowed the case to proceed. The decision came on a South Dakota suit against Wayfair .com, with the state claiming the company should collect sales taxes on sales in the state.

by | June 13, 2018 | 09:39

Donald Trump during a signing ceremony with the leader of North Korea , Kim Jong-un, in Singapore . The extensive and - by North Korean standards - fast coverage by the North also suggested an attempt to set the post-summit narrative of the vaguely worded declaration signed by Kim and Trump.

by | June 01, 2018 | 05:30

USA stocks shuddered at the news , however, with the The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipping over one percent, S&P 500 dropping 0.54 percent, and the Nasdaq going down 0.16 percent. "This month he called it a "horrible" disaster for the US economy". "Without a strong economy you can't have strong national security", Ross said. Last week, Trump said that Canada is "very spoiled" and "very hard to deal with" in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations.

by | May 26, 2018 | 01:29

Still, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China had agreed to dramatically increase purchases of US farm and energy products. "Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross declared on Wednesday that 'there is evidence suggesting that, for decades, imports from overseas have eroded our domestic auto industry.' There is?" He also panned the White House for not forcing concessions from Chinese officials.

by | May 15, 2018 | 23:27

That said , if Facebook's auditors do find that these apps misused user data , the company will ban them outright and notify users via this Help section article . For example, we will remove developers' access to your data if you haven't used their app in 3 months. Facebook hasn't named the apps it suspended.

by | May 13, 2018 | 01:44

As part of the deal, Iran agreed to reduce its number of centrifuges - tube-shaped machines that help enrich uranium - by two-thirds. The EU, said Roule, should have made clear it would enact further sanctions on Iran swiftly over its ballistic missile program and "regional adventurism".

by | May 12, 2018 | 11:55

In the summer, Google will begin testing its controversial new plan to have the Google Assistant smartphone app make human-sounding calls for restaurant reservations and hair-cut appointments. Just think of the implications of that technology. This echoes a blog post written by engineers Yaniv Leviathan and Yossi Matias. Technology like this also makes it easier to data-mine in real life.

by | May 10, 2018 | 10:06

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it will pay $ 16 billion for a roughly 77 percent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart , the US retailer's largest-ever deal as it competes with Amazon .com Inc in an important growth market. It is "a clear attempt to control and dominate the retail trade of India by Walmart ", the Confederation of All India Traders said, adding that it would encourage predatory pricing, hurt Indian businesses and create an uneven playing field.

by | May 07, 2018 | 12:41

While in the Western Conference we're seeing two series that might go a bit further than initially expected, things are quite different in the East: Both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics are making their way towards surprising sweeps.

by | May 05, 2018 | 19:15

If this sounds familiar, well, that's because it is. General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) topped the Fortune 500 list with $24.3 billion in revenue, the Dow traded years behind all-time highs in the low $800s and the S&P traded relatively low in the $90s.

by | May 03, 2018 | 13:45

The company said it ended the quarter with $3.2 billion in cash after spending $655.7 million in quarterly capital expenses. Tesla reported sales of $2.70 billion during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 20.4%.

by | May 01, 2018 | 07:32

Manchester United left it late to record a 2-1 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford, despite a spirited display from a much-changed Gunners team. Two goals against Huddersfield will see them surpass that record as well. We need to touch something, the team. "It is about how your react, not with arrogance or presumptuousness". He took full advantage, unleashing a powerful strike that took a wicked deflection off West Ham defender Patrice Evra on its way past the wrong-footed Adrian.

by | April 24, 2018 | 20:31

Alphabet could disclose more about the revenue and profits of its cloud-computing business, too, something the company has started to do haltingly. In the first quarter , the net profit hiked 73% to 9.4 billion dollars, up from 5.4 billion dollars in the same period a year ago.

by | April 24, 2018 | 15:49

Police in Canada say the death toll has risen to 10 after a van was driven into pedestrians in central Toronto . His LinkedIn profile shows he attended Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology where classmates say he was still attending classes as recently as last week.

by | April 21, 2018 | 13:03

Acxiom and competitors such as Experian PLC (EXPN.L) were indirectly affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal when, shortly after it broke, Facebook said it would discontinue one of its advertising tools powered by third-party data in an effort to be more careful about privacy.

by | April 19, 2018 | 05:12

Information of over 80 million Facebook users was allegedly harvested by data analytics and Cambridge Analytica , leading to a global backlash against the company. In fact, it's possible that you found this very column through a Facebook post in your newsfeed. "I advised Sheryl Sandberg that Zuckerberg should accept the invitation from the European Parliament".

by | April 19, 2018 | 04:21

Cambridge Analytica said it has never received data from any of Banks's companies . He said that Facebook could have done more and should have warned the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) in Ireland when it first learned of the situation.

by | April 19, 2018 | 03:37

Sumwalt says he is very concerned about Tuesday's engine failure, but would not extrapolate that to the CFM56 engines or the entire fleet of Boeing 737s. A USA Today report indicates that #Jennifer Riordan , a 43-year-old mother of two, was seriously injured when the window exploded, causing a sudden drop in air pressure that almost caused her to be sucked right outside.

by | April 18, 2018 | 03:39

For anyone who is a last-minute filer or missed the April 17 deadline, here's what to do. The 4-1-1 on extensions. She also said Trump will file his return by the extension deadline of October 15. Popular tax software providers have their own solutions too. "There is a great potential for many negative consequences", Martin warned. If you are one of those people , this is your a year ago to file and get that return or the US Treasury will be keeping your money.

by | April 17, 2018 | 01:48

In the worst data leak in company history, Facebook initially reported that 50 million of its users' private information was used without consent by United Kingdom -based Cambridge Analytica for critical political voting in that country and the U.S.

by | April 14, 2018 | 10:40

This will allow skies to clear and dry weather to take hold. Clearing should begin late evening or night with a sharp drop in temperatures by Sunday morning. Dry and windy through the majority of your day today , but after 4pm I'm expecting snow to start falling especially through northern Teller county. Moisture will be increasing and the result will be mostly cloudy skies by Sunday .

by | April 10, 2018 | 18:23

Trucks transport containers at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 8, 2018. A Chinese vice finance minister said last week that China is a responsible investor of its foreign exchange reserves and that it follows market rules in investing its reserves.

by | April 07, 2018 | 03:17

It's safe to say this year's Masters has started terribly for last year's champion Sergio Garcia . NOTEWORTHY: Spieth has played 17 rounds in his Masters career. But he three-putted the par 5 to drop to 3 under. Spieth double bogeyed the opening hole, made another bogey on the easier par-5 second and shot 40 on the front nine in the second round of the Masters.

by | April 05, 2018 | 00:56

The unpredictability of the USA government and its economic policies also adds uncertainty to the global economy and affects the manufacturing trends of China and the world, "but these unfavorable factors will not affect China's overall growth momentum", Zhou said .

by | April 05, 2018 | 00:53

TEMPERATURES UP AND DOWN: Temperatures rise through Wednesday , with low-50s for Tuesday and upper-50s for Wednesday . Workers shovel snow in front of Yankee Stadium on April 2. The snow will continue off and on throughout the rest of the day on Thursday into Friday . Mostly cloudy conditions dominate throughout the day on Monday , with the chance of some patchy drizzle at times.

by | April 05, 2018 | 00:49

China's commerce ministry said it has initiated a World Trade Organization dispute procedure against the US 301 tariffs investigation on Wednesday, amid an escalating trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. Unlike Washington's list , which was filled with many obscure industrial items, China's list strikes at signature USA exports, including soybeans, frozen beef, cotton and other key agricultural commodities produced in states from Iowa to Texas that voted for Trump in ...

by | April 04, 2018 | 03:31

Some forecasters are calling for light snow in Guilford County. Some mixed precipitation is possible across parts of Missouri during the day on Sunday . A woman carries an umbrella in the snow as she walks along Court Street, April 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The storm is the fifth major one to hit the Northeast in as many weeks, following four nor'easters since the beginning of March.

by | April 01, 2018 | 16:07

Last year , revenue from package deliveries increased $2.1 billion (12% year-on-year) which is seemingly the only area of the postal service which is successful. USPS declined to comment on Mr Trump's tweet. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election", said the President. The company confirms that they collect taxes on products sold within the 45 states that implement a standard sales tax.

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:37

Check out the back. The octa-core silicon features two quad-core clusters, with the high-performance one being clocked at up to 2.36GHz. Huawei's new flagship P20 Pro and P20 handsets are now available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:56

Milanowski says investigators aren't completely convinced that there aren't other explosive devices "out there", and that they want the public to remain vigilant . One SWAT team member fired a shot at the vehicle. Reyes says that when Goodwill received the box, they decided it wasn't appropriate for donation. The medical examiner has not finalised the cause of death, but the bomb caused "significant" injuries, he said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:42

Diapers were sold at deep discounts, encouraging parents to spend their savings on toys. Where can I find a local Toys R Us store? The long-shot bid would be a huge benefit to Larian. He initially only sold baby supplies, but later expanded into toys. "Make sure you do an inspection of the toy and make sure it's exactly what you want because all sales are final", Petallides said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:39

Members of the Federal Open Markets Committee , which votes on rates, predicted the USA economy will grow by 2.7% this year, faster than the 2.5% predicted in December . How does the Fed increase interest rates? "History has shown that unless the real interest rates rise beyond 2.5% the markets can very well take these hikes into stride".

by | March 17, 2018 | 04:16

As consumers like Nathan Kerrick will soon need a new toy store to turn to, businesses like Toys That Teach are ready to step up. Toys R Us has paid out around $470 million to the firms in interest and fees since the buyout, according to reports but it has struggled to pay off its debts, which came out to around $4.9 billion as of its September bankruptcy filing.