by | September 01, 2018 | 19:23

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland was upbeat in Washington after meeting US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, saying that "detailed" discussions to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement as a three-nation deal would begin the following day.

by | August 29, 2018 | 04:12

Fowler has worked as deputy chief negotiator on the softwood lumber file with Global Affairs Canada. After agreeing to compromise with Mexico on key NAFTA issues Monday, President Donald Trump doubled down on efforts to pressure Canada into concessions.

by | August 25, 2018 | 20:05

For Manafort, he expressed respect for a "brave man" who "refused to "break" and he made it clear that he regarded Manafort's prosecution as part of the "witch hunt" he has incessantly complained about. "I participated in this conduct with the objective of influencing the election ", a visibly crestfallen Cohen told the judge, his voice trembling at times as he addressed the packed courtroom.

by | August 23, 2018 | 11:29

Assistant ministers Michael Sukkar and Zed Seselja have refused the prime minister's offer to remain on in their positions, throwing their weight behind Mr Dutton ahead of a second leadership challenge. "The cabinet ministers - apart from Peter Dutton - of course, who came to me and told me that they had voted for Mr Dutton in the leadership ballot have given me unequivocal assurances of continuing loyalty and support", he said.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:23

Within minutes of the Manafort verdict, President Trump's former personal lawyer pleaded guilty to eight counts, including two campaign finance violations relating to hush money paid out to adult film star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal .

by | August 14, 2018 | 15:25

The weakness of the Turkish currency has rippled through global markets. Concerns about contagion from the lira's plunge weighed on Asian stock markets on Monday , with 24 out of 26 Asian indexes reporting declines. Amid a row with Washington over an American pastor being detained by Turkish authorities, the US has sanctioned two Turkish officials, with Erdogan blaming " economic terrorists " for the market sell-off.

by | August 08, 2018 | 06:25

Such backers begged Musk on Twitter to be allowed to keep their shares, and Musk assured them that they could. Supporters of Musk and the company view him as a visionary akin to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, while critics have likened him to a "Wizard of Oz" like figure who has yet to turn a profit.

by | July 28, 2018 | 19:49

And slower growth on the primary Facebook platform doesn't overshadow growth on its other holdings, they say. Amazon shares, up 55 percent this year versus 6 percent for the S&P 500 as of Thursday's close, trade at a premium, too. " Instagram has over 1 billion users, and all Facebook apps ( Facebook , WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram) have 2.5 billion unique monthly users".

by | July 28, 2018 | 17:19

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said that the EU and the US will "hold off further tariffs and reassess existing tariffs on steel and aluminum". Economists have said that Trump's tariff fights with Europe and China will lead to trade wars that will raise prices for consumers worldwide. The EU, China, and Canada have hit billions of U.S.

by | July 28, 2018 | 12:30

We're all losing money", Heck told CBS News. "We will also work to reduce barriers and increase trade in services, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical products, as well as soybeans". Trump on Wednesday met with members of Congress from agricultural states to discuss trade issues. But that's because they generally have one meeting and then pause for a month, have another meeting.

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.