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by | March 11, 2019 | 10:27

The two countries had reportedly been considering a Trump-Xi summit around March 27 to clinch a trade agreement. Speaking at a press conference in Beijing Saturday the Chinese vice commerce minister said both sides are working toward a deal that is "equal and fair".

by | March 10, 2019 | 22:57

During the almost decade-long recovery from the Great Recession, job growth has sometimes plunged in a single month - to 15,000 in May 2016, for example, and to 18,000 in September 2017 - only to rebound to healthy levels in the months that followed.

by | March 10, 2019 | 19:15

When equities post losses, the precious metal usually goes up, as investors are looking for a safe haven. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index sank the most in a month, with carmakers and miners leading declines, while contracts on the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq indexes dropped.

by | March 09, 2019 | 15:58

The court set the bail at one billion yen ($9 million), but prosecutors are likely to appeal the decision and could even file additional allegations against Ghosn to keep him from leaving detention. If convicted on all the charges he faces up to 10 years in jail. The court has rejected the prosecutors' appeal on the decision to grant bail to Ghosn.

by | March 09, 2019 | 13:23

The Regina event began as the prime minister's former principal secretary, Gerald Butts, prepared to address the House of Commons justice committee. Butts echoed the sentiment at the time of his resignation earlier this month, and again on Wednesday to the House of Commons justice committee.

by | March 09, 2019 | 08:54

Zuckerberg , in a way, acknowledged that Facebook has a problem with mishandling user data by saying "F$3 rankly we don't now have a strong reputation for building privacy protective services, and we've historically focused on tools for more open sharing".

by | March 08, 2019 | 22:39

Specifically, she wants to label companies "with an annual global revenue of $25 billion or more and that offer to the public an online marketplace, an exchange, or a platform for connecting third parties.as 'platform utilities'". But Warren's post, and speech that she delivered in Queens ( sorry, Bezos ), turn that idea into an actual mainstream plan of attack. Google has clashed with smaller companies, like Yelp , over search placements.

by | March 08, 2019 | 14:42

The issue has centered around the misprinting of labels. We are working closely with them to resume clearance procedures on these vehicles. The flaws first surfaced earlier this week when Caixin reported that ports had suspended customs clearance of Model 3s due to problems with about 1,600 cars.

by | March 08, 2019 | 10:25

The growth target announced Tuesday at the opening of the ceremonial national legislature is down slightly from 2018's three-decade low growth of 6.6 percent. China announced Tuesday a 7.5 percent increase in military spending in 2019, lower than a year ago as the country faces an economic slowdown, but still likely to make Asian neighbours nervous.

by | March 08, 2019 | 10:12

The ongoing political turmoil has hit Venezuela's economy badly, and the country's working class is suffering most from the crisis. "This situation has been exacerbated by sanctions", Bachelet said. Let the insane minority continue with their bitterness, we'll defeat them. "We are going to defeat them, be absolutely sure", he stressed. United States envoy Abrams said that given Maduro's low popularity, it would be "a gift" if he made a decision to run in fresh polls.

by | March 07, 2019 | 23:32

In the fourth quarter, Dollar Tree closed 84 family Dollar stores and 10 Dollar Tree stores in the quarter while it opened 143 stores, and expanded or relocated 14 stores. The retailer also plans to offer adult beverages in approximately 1,000 Family Dollar stores and expand freezers and coolers in approximately 400 stores.

by | March 07, 2019 | 23:27

USA Today reports the company has more than 8,700 employees and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February. The stores are located primarily in malls and outlet centers. In a Wednesday court hearing in Wilmington, Delaware a judge approved the sale of Charlotte Russe's assets to SB360 Capital Partners LLC, a liquidation company.

by | March 07, 2019 | 22:26

As usual, Twitter had a field day with Trump's latest gaffe sparing no snark to skewer the "business genius" at work. Comment US prez Donald J Trump may not leave a wholesome legacy behind him, but one of POTUS's more useful innovations was showcased yesterday: the revival of the occupational surname.

by | March 07, 2019 | 17:55

V3 Supercharging is based on a new 1MW power cabinet, which supports peak rates of up to 250kW per auto, up from earlier 120kW. Tesla has unveiled its third generation Supercharger at its headquarters in Palo Alto, California, promising to cut the average charging time for drivers by 50%.

by | March 07, 2019 | 14:08

China and the United States have been embroiled in a trade dispute since last June, when Trump announced that the United States would subject $50 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent tariffs in a bid to fix the US-Chinese trade deficit.

by | March 07, 2019 | 09:22

But the move comes amid heightened tensions between the two countries in a dispute over trade and telecoms technology that has ensnared the chief financial officer of the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, Huawei Technologies Ltd, who faces USA criminal charges.

by | March 07, 2019 | 00:25

An Indian origin dentist in Sydney who went missing on Sunday was found stabbed to death Tuesday night, police said according to reports in the Australian media. The ABC understands the man who died was the key suspect in Dr Reddy's murder. "They looked happy and stayed back to chat after the conference ended at 7pm", he said.

by | March 06, 2019 | 10:28

The most expensive vehicle ever sold is said to be a Tour de France-winning 1963 Ferrari 250 GT. The automaker produced only one example of La Voiture Noire to celebrate Bugatti's 110th anniversary. This is Bugatti's latest auto. 'Every single component has been handcrafted and the carbonfibre body has a deep black gloss only interrupted by the ultrafine fibre structure, ' says Bugatti designer Etienne Salomé.

by | March 05, 2019 | 21:25

Southwest even created a website dedicated to Hawaii flights for more information. The first route to launch is between Oakland and Honolulu, starting March 17-for an introductory rate of $49 each way. The cheapest versions of the flights leave on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, according to Hawaii News Now . Flights between Oakland and San Jose to the Hawaiian islands are as low as $49 one way.

by | March 05, 2019 | 11:37

In what could impact India's exports, $5.6 billion worth of it enters the United States duty-free, the latter has said it may end India's preferential trade treatment under a program. "The benefit to industry is low, USA tariffs are already low", said another government official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Adding that the GSP benefits were "relatively moderate", Wadhawan added that the decision will not impact India's relations with the US.

by | March 04, 2019 | 22:22

Ashley Powell, another long-time greeter with a disability in Galena, Ill., who has worked for Walmart for 14 years, also will lose her job in late April. In fact, they said they've learned of all updates - including the deadline extension - from the media. Advocates like Kim Dodson with The Arc of IN say the move could force those with disabilities IN those roles to give up their job.

by | March 04, 2019 | 20:42

Volvo says that it has found gaps in its ambitious " Vision 2020 " plan to ensure no one is killed by a Volvo vehicle by the year 2020, and one such gap was in moderating driver behavior. However, people simply do not recognise the danger involved with speed, according to Jan Ivarsson, one of Volvo' leading safety experts. The cap will prevent drivers from accelerating to the top speeds of up to 155mph many Volvos can reach.

by | March 04, 2019 | 19:24

In this jackpot run there were more than 9.2 million winning tickets at all prize levels, including the March 1 jackpot victor and 21 Match 5 winners of $1 million or more. on Monday, March 4. A lottery ticket worth one million dollars ts set to expire today. Blackledge told lottery officials she had purchased a PowerPlay, which doubled her prize to $2000,000.

by | March 04, 2019 | 11:09

Musk also said that "Y" would closely resemble Model 3 , without providing any image, the Forbes report added. Tesla is taking the same basic approach with the Model Y: it will look a lot like a Model 3, but will have a larger body and roomier interior.

by | March 04, 2019 | 09:15

MSCI also said that it will add Chinese mid-cap stocks to its emerging market benchmark in November, which will boost the number of Chinese constituents. "Risk-on sentiment amid a global stock rally worked in favor of the euro", said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington.