by | June 06, 2018 | 21:27

It will impose a 20% tariff on US pork, apple and potato imports and 20% to 25% levies on cheeses and bourbon. The White House and the National Security Council did not immediately return CNN requests for comment. Mr Mnuchin and Mr Kudlow are often referred to as the "globalists" in the administration and they have clashed with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who are more hawkish on China.

by | June 06, 2018 | 20:09

A battery factory in China, in addition to expanding production, could allow Tesla to avoid import tariffs there. No further details were given, but Musk didn't answer another part of the question that asked whether a subcompact (B-segment) vehicle would be made, suggesting that Tesla will not go smaller than the Volkswagen Golf - at least within the five-year timeframe.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:57

The airline industry wants to attract more women, but no one seems to have told the trade body's new chairman. "Well, of course, it has to be led by a man, because it is a very challenging position", Mr Al Baker said. The 56-year-old, who has been the airline's chief executive since 1997, added: "It will be my pleasure to have a female CEO candidate I could then develop to become CEO after me".

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:45

Unfortunately for Greene, mass upheavals forced her to tactfully reassess. According to the information, during a weekly staff meeting, Greene explicitly cited the backlash among Google employees over ties with the US Defense Department, as many of them said the policy runs counter to the company's " Don't Be Evil " principle.

by | June 06, 2018 | 06:12

Cox, a business executive, has the GOP's best chance at earning a spot. REPUBLICANS FIGHT FOR SPACE AT THE TOP OF THE TICKET: In California's Senate race, longtime Democratic Sen. All the texts reported so far have been from the 844 area code, which is an area code for toll-free numbers in the United States, Canada and any other country that uses the North American Numbering Plan.

by | June 06, 2018 | 02:00

The president of the U.S. National Pork Producers Council said Mexico accounted for almost 25 percent of all pork shipments past year, adding that "a 20 percent tariff eliminates our ability to compete effectively in Mexico". It's more interesting that the Kochs are willing to put some money into their opposition to Trump's trade agenda-money that might otherwise go to Trump-supporting Republican candidacies and the parts of the president's agenda they like.

by | June 05, 2018 | 02:35

Just sold winning ticket for 4.3 million in the Irish lotto. Two Maxmillions prizes, worth $333,333.40 each, were sold in the Ottawa and the Brampton area. The winning numbers were 15, 19, 25, 28, 32, 39 and the bonus 7. For each $5 play, Lotto Max players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine.

by | June 05, 2018 | 02:31

Last week, the company closed its US stores for several hours for bias awareness training for its employees, one of the measures it promised after the men were arrested as they waited for an associate but hadn't bought anything. Schultz, 64, over roughly four decades has built Starbucks into one of the world's most powerful global brands. Schultz, who has been with Starbucks for almost four decades, is credited with turning the company into a popular household name and growing it from 11 ...

by | June 04, 2018 | 23:14

You need to go to the following web page using Safari on your iPhone, iPad , or iPod touch device: . Voice Memos: a new design and iPad availability. Like Android P , iOS 12 will come with new features that will focus on digital health - letting users better monitor their phone usage, and focus more on real life.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:42

However, this would not mean that there won't be any blockbuster announcements. Officially iOS 12 is released in September, after the new iPhones are announced. This year, we may see some interesting new products. The Apple Watch has for always been ahead of the curve with such features. According to Bloomberg Quint's report, the new Apple initiative will be dubbed Digital Health and will offer a series of tools to help iOS users monitor the amount of time they spend on their ...

by | June 04, 2018 | 13:50

Merkel said in the interview that she will approach the new government with an open mind and try to work with it "instead of speculating about its intentions". "Such loans would be spread over 30 years and be conditioned on sweeping structural reforms". She also said the EMF should be able to assess the debt sustainability of member states and "the instruments needed to restore this if necessary" - a nod to debt restructuring, which France opposes.

by | June 04, 2018 | 00:08

The company, however, has not committed to forego signing other military contracts dealing with artificial intelligence , according to multiple people with knowledge of the decision. Google's relationship with the Department of Defense triggered a civil war inside the company and cast doubt on Google's commitment to its old motto: "Don't be evil ".

by | June 03, 2018 | 22:01

The Department of Labor reported at 8:30 a.m. that unemployment in the USA had dropped to its lowest level since 1969 as the economy added a higher-than-expected 223,000 jobs in May. But his preview tweet implied that they would be strong. Still, giving the market any kind of clue ahead of time is extremely unusual. In tweeting about the report when he did, Trump violated a long-standing prohibition against executive branch officials publicly commenting on the report before its official ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:12

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman has received a stern warning from Yemen-based Islamist group al-Qaeda as a outcome of his apparent efforts to liberalise the kingdom - including inviting WWE to town for April's Greatest Royal Rumble.

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:16

The downgrade by S&P followed reports that the Federal Reserve had labeled the bank's U.S. business "troubled", news that sent its shares tumbling Thursday to a record low. "We are highly focused on addressing identified weaknesses in our USA operations", the bank said. "As you know, we have made progress in remediating them over the past year", he wrote.

by | June 03, 2018 | 12:57

The four countries restrict the use of local data in derivatives created by offshore exchanges, putting them in violation of MSCI's anti-competition clauses, according to Bloomberg . Currently, China managers are able to invest in A-shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Stock Connect programmes. But FIIs that sell mutual funds and other products which track MSCI indices will most likely begin purchasing shares of the relevant companies to stay in step with the U.S.

by | June 03, 2018 | 10:28

The Sears store in Terre Haute is not among 72 stores the company announced today it will close as nationwide sales continue to dwindle. Revenue plunged more than 30 percent to $2.89 billion, with store closings already under way contributing to nearly two thirds of the decline.

by | June 03, 2018 | 08:57

The sources claim that Greene explained the company's decision a bit, saying that it had chose to work with the Defense Department at a time when it was heavily pursuing government contracts. The news sparked outrage in the tech community, and even inside Google . Google's company line was that it was simply helping the government with some entirely non-offensive TensorFlow questions to help expedite the review of unclassified drone footage.

by | June 03, 2018 | 08:46

US West Texas Intermediate crude had lost 16c or 0.2% to $66.88 a barrel by 4.23am GMT, after falling nearly 2% on Thursday. On Wednesday, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report a 1 million barrel increase in crude stockpiles, double the gain forecast in a Bloomberg survey of analysts.

by | June 03, 2018 | 03:35

Gov. Phil Scott signed the bill into law on Wednesday (May 30). But there are several catches - you must work remotely, and the money can only be used on certain expenses, including relocation costs, computer equipment and software, internet access and co-working memberships, reports CNN Money .

by | June 03, 2018 | 02:52

The continent's Eurosceptic politicians cheered the birth of the new Italian government coalition of the 5-Star Movement, headed by Luigi Di Maio, and the right-wing League party, led by Matteo Salvini, under new premier Giuseppe Conte . Conte read the list of ministers and told reporters in a brief statement: "We will work with determination to improve the quality of life of all Italians".

by | June 02, 2018 | 09:47

Short-dated Italian bond yields - one of the most sensitive gauges of political risk - soared as much as 80 basis points to their highest since late 2013 as investors' anxiety deepened. The last headline was that Carlos Cottarelli left the Presidential Palace. A day later, Trump said he had reconsidered, and officials from both countries were meeting to work out details.

by | June 02, 2018 | 08:23

Trump's decision could raise prices for Americans on a range of everyday products. The decision to impose tariffs came as a shock to Canada and Mexico , as both countries thought they would be spared from the levies because of earnest negotiations they have had with administration officials over NAFTA.

by | June 01, 2018 | 22:11

Within hours of being appointed the new Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, the Socialist leader was scrambling to devise a solution to the Catalan independence drive which has threatened to tear Spain apart. The motion was successful after 180 deputies voted to unseat Rajoy. It also ordered the party to pay back 245,000 euros ($290,000) received from the scheme to help finance election campaigns.

by | June 01, 2018 | 19:17

Canada, Mexico and the European Union combined exported $US23 billion worth of steel and aluminium to the U.S. previous year - almost half of the $48 billion total steel and aluminium imports in 2017. "Now that we have clarity, the EU's response will be proportionate and in accordance with WTO rules". Mexico will target the United States agricultural sector for tariffs .