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by | September 11, 2019 | 07:54

But Mr Johnson later dismissed as a "load of nonsense" accusations that suspending Parliament is "anti-democratic", insisting it was necessary to prorogue before the Queen's Speech. It is not clear how Watson expects parliament as it is now constituted to make a definite decision on Brexit, when the set of MPs now sitting have only shown an ability to delay and block various routes - from leaving with Theresa May's deal to exiting without a deal.

by | September 10, 2019 | 23:47

In a sternly worded warning letter , the agency flagged various claims made by Juul representatives, including that its products are "much safer than cigarettes". The industry is under mounting scrutiny due to a surge in teenage vaping and recent deaths that public-health officials have connected to inhaling vapor from e-cigarettes.

by | September 10, 2019 | 23:40

All ID 3 models will include AC onboard charging at up to 11 kw, with DC fast charging at up to 125 kw. But although this BEV should be the electric vehicle for "all" some questions still remain even after the debut. The ID.3 is intended as the first in a planned onslaught of electric vehicles that the carmaker hopes will finally gain forgiveness from the public for the 2015 Dieselgate scandal, which saw the brand's reputation irreparably tarnished and its stock plummet.

by | September 10, 2019 | 21:27

The announcement comes on the heels of a similar development Friday, when New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, revealed that she was leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in a probe of Facebook over possible antitrust violations .

by | September 10, 2019 | 20:07

The global issues they face will include the fight against climate change, trade wars, defending worldwide institutions and defending Europe's commitment to democracy and the rule of law. That issue has taken on added urgency with ominous signs of a possible global recession, or at least a pronounced slowdown not helped by the US-China trade war.

by | September 10, 2019 | 14:32

Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. have created the " Volfefe Index " to gauge whether Trump's tweets are increasing volatility in the vast market for US interests. "The highest volume of tweets over the past four years has in fact come in recent months, though a substantial fraction of this rise in activity comes from an increased propensity to retweet others", Mr Salem said.

by | September 06, 2019 | 04:42

Commerce Minister Zhong Shan, People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang and Ning Jizhe, the deputy head of the economic planning commission, were also on the call, the Commerce Ministry statement said . A cautious statement from the USTR's office confirmed that ministerial-level discussions will take place in "the coming weeks", without specifying when.

by | September 05, 2019 | 14:26

The media reports also say officials from the two sides will hold preparatory talks so that substantial progress can be achieved in the October negotiations. Beijing has agreed to narrow its politically sensitive trade surplus with the USA but is reluctant to give up development strategies it sees as a path to prosperity and global influence.

by | September 05, 2019 | 12:41

As new tariffs on Chinese goods took effect over the US holiday weekend, market participants appear to be losing faith that the world's two largest economies will reach a near-term resolution to their long-running trade war, which has whipsawed markets for months and strained world economies.

by | September 05, 2019 | 10:40

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would boost ties with Moscow as he met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin's showcase economic forum in the Russian Far East yesterday. Ahead of his visit, PM Modi said his visit underlines the desire of the two countries to diversify and further strengthen bilateral relations. Mr Modi pointed out that mutual ties also extend to nature, as every year "Siberian cranes migrate to my home state Gujarat".

by | September 05, 2019 | 07:02

Gold continued to trade in the green on the second day this week, after new tariffs imposed by the USA and China kicked in the day before. Among other major indexes, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index lost 0.4%, while Japan's Nikkei also fell 0.4%.

by | September 04, 2019 | 23:28

If it is passed in full later on Wednesday, it will force Johnson to ask for the European Union for extension to the October 31 Brexit deadline if a so-called divorce pact is not in place by mid-October. A judge in Scotland's highest civil court on Wednesday ruled that the decision was lawful, but those who brought the case - 75 lawmakers - could appeal.

by | September 04, 2019 | 16:29

The old feature enabled users to choose whether Facebook could suggest that their friends tag them in photos, without giving them control over other uses of the technology. The face recognition setting was first introduced in 2017 to a small number of people. This controlled tag suggestions, as well as the ability for Facebook to alert users if their photos were being used by someone else on the platform.

by | September 04, 2019 | 14:14

The continued unrest is piling pressure on Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam , who told a group of business people last week that she had "very, very limited" ability to end the crisis and it had been elevated "to a national level", a reference to the leadership in Beijing.

by | September 03, 2019 | 23:11

The head of the company said it will discontinue sales of bullets that can be used in assault-style and military weapons, and those used in handguns. It will also stop offering handgun ammunition after it has sold through existing inventory.

by | September 03, 2019 | 22:29

The announcement came as India released data showing its economic growth in the April to June quarter fell to 5%, the weakest in more than six years. When we spoke about amalgamation of banks I have very clearly underlined the fact that there shall not be one employee removed.

by | September 03, 2019 | 19:06

The incident was reported at 8:47 p.m.at Scott and Corder streets. Employees told the news station two women, three men , and a baby were told in the drive-thru that the restaurant was out of chicken sandwiches. Crowson says the group then left and no one was injured. A man from Tennessee is not too thrilled about the sold-out chicken sandwiches Popeye's recently released.

by | September 03, 2019 | 18:35

Trump, writing on Twitter, said his goal was to reduce USA reliance on China and he again urged American companies to find alternate suppliers outside China. "Only then can America become great again". Tariffs could not impede China's development, said the official People's Daily newspaper of the ruling Communist Party.

by | September 03, 2019 | 16:57

Right now, 1,600 volunteer workers are currently assisting the Red Cross in the area, but more are expected to be deployed as Dorian makes landfall. "So far we plan to set up 100 shelters in the state of Florida", McIntyre said. you then put a storm in there, a loss of income, the uncertainty of what's gone on with their house, the fear with children, having somebody who's a mental health counselor who can step in can immediately start giving them some processes to help them cope with what's ...

by | September 03, 2019 | 16:12

An ongoing decline in the euro zone's export-reliant powerhouse of Germany meant factory activity in the bloc contracted for a seventh month in August, bolstering expectations the European Central Bank will ease monetary policy next week.

by | September 03, 2019 | 12:47

The record-breaking Bugatti Chiron is 9.84 inches longer than the standard vehicle. "Never before has a series manufacturer reached this high speed", said Stephan Winkelmann , Bugatti president. For power, Bugatti has fitted an updated version of the characteristic eight-liter W16 engine. Details for this specific Chiron prototype aren't readily available, but the auto obviously features far more aggressive and menacing bodywork in the name of improving aerodynamics and reducing drag.

by | September 03, 2019 | 01:19

Additionally, there is a README file in this build of iOS 13 , which is not available to the public, which describes a "StarBoard" system shell for augmented reality-enabled apps, implying a headset of sorts. The glasses will reportedly employ the brand new Reality Operating System (rOS) and will be equipped with a new 5nm chip designed by the tech giant. Recently, DigiTimes reported that the augmented reality project has been called off.

by | September 02, 2019 | 17:07

The S&P index recorded 36 new 52-week highs and no new low, while the Nasdaq recorded 33 new highs and 44 new lows. "Frankly, markets have been overly optimistic about trade", he said. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 1.52% from 1.51% late Thursday. Washington and Beijing are deadlocked in talks over US complaints about China's trade surplus and industrial plans, which its trading partners say are based on stealing or pressuring companies to hand over technology.

by | September 01, 2019 | 20:33

Whether you are going over the river and through the woods or driving though a major metro area during the height of rush hour, AAA says the Labor Day holiday is one of the most traveled weekends during the summer. Travel this Labor Day weekend could be quite spirited. More than 102 million will enjoy a cookout. Jarmusz says gas prices typically aren't the deciding factor whether people drive or not, but they are a bit lower this weekend.

by | September 01, 2019 | 16:07

The pan-European STOXX 600 ended 0.7% higher, helped by a surge in German real estate shares. Meanwhile, the S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.25 percent to 6,481.50 by 06:10GMT. Argentina's peso slumped 2.8% on Friday after Standard & Poor's cut the country's long-term credit rating. The yield on Australia's benchmark 10-year note, which moves inversely to its price, edged almost 1 basis point higher to 0.882 percent, the yield on the long-term 30-year bond surged 1-1/2 basis points to 1.485 ...