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WTI near $68 as Iran sanctions bite into supply | Markets & Investment

WTI near $68 as Iran sanctions bite into supply | Markets & Investment President Donald Trump is said to want $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks with Beijing. Crude oil started the week on a positive note as latest reports revealed that Iranian crude oil exports continued to decline amid the USA sanctions. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola eyes move into cannabis drinks

Coca-Cola eyes move into cannabis drinks The CBD drinks would likely aim to ease inflammation, pain and cramping, the BNN report said https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/coca-cola-in-talks-with-aurora-to-develop-cannabis-drinks-sources-1.1138528#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=gQCuZEQ. Constellation Brands, a giant spirits company that counts Corona beer among its labels, bought a multibillion-dollar minority stake in Canopy Growth, a Canadian ... [Full Article...]

Passengers hurt after Jet Airways flight loses cabin pressure

Passengers hurt after Jet Airways flight loses cabin pressure The pilots have been taken off duty, pending investigation, a Jet Airways spokesperson said. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau has started an investigation. Videos tweeted by passengers aboard the plane showed oxygen masks deployed inside the aircraft. Following the incident, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered a sweeping safety audit of every Indian airline, airport, tr... [Full Article...]

Audi packs e-tron crossover with interconnected goodies

Audi packs e-tron crossover with interconnected goodies All aim to expand the market for premium electric vehicles and also to grab share of that market from Palo Alto, California-based Tesla , which has had the niche largely to itself. However, Audi's charging infrastructure pales in comparison to Tesla's. The company is partnering with Electrify America on building out a charging network across popular retail sites. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Amazon Go Stores by 2021

Thousands of Amazon Go Stores by 2021 Amazon Go is seen as a competitor to the already well-established chains of 7-Eleven convenience stores and Subway fast-food restaurants. Sensors and computer-vision technology detect what shoppers take and bills them automatically, eliminating checkout lines. [Full Article...]

Jack Ma makes a grim prediction about US-China trade war

The Chinese icon of innovation had promised creating around 1 million jobs in the US through the year 2021 during his meeting with president Trump last year. He added USA tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese products could prompt the country to export elsewhere. Given the relative lack of talks between the two sides, the likelihood of the trade war subsiding anytime soon is slim... [Full Article...]

McDonald's workers nationwide strike to protest sexual harassment

McDonald's workers nationwide strike to protest sexual harassment The one-day strikes took place in Chicago , Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, St. Louis, Kansas City , Durham, Milwaukee and New Orleans . A colleague she occasionally gave lifts to started touching her inappropriately at work, grabbing her breasts and backside and asking her to touch his penis. [Full Article...]

13+ cheesy freebies and deals for National Cheeseburger Day

13+ cheesy freebies and deals for National Cheeseburger Day Offers may vary by location. Ruby Tuesday: On September 18 and 19, So Connected members can get a free burger with the purchase of an entrée. For National Cheeseburger Day 2018, you can get a cheeseburger for just $1 at BurgerFi when you purchase another one at regular price. [Full Article...]

China raises tariffs on $60B of U.S. goods in technology fight

China raises tariffs on $60B of U.S. goods in technology fight Trump warned tariffs would increase to 25 percent on January 1 unless the two countries reach a deal on trade. He noted the day prior: "China has been taking advantage of the United States on Trade for many years". "For months, we have urged China to change these unfair practices, and give fair and reciprocal treatment to American companies", Trump said. Solid pluralities of registered voters... [Full Article...]

Technical fix for Irish border could allow Brexit breakthrough - Britain's Johnson

Technical fix for Irish border could allow Brexit breakthrough - Britain's Johnson Writing in The Daily Telegraph , he said: "If the Brexit negotiations continue on this path they will end, I am afraid, in a spectacular political auto crash". May has repeatedly ruled out a second referendum. But Theresa May told the BBC that if Parliament does not ratify her Chequers plan, "I think that the alternative to that will be having no deal". [Full Article...]

U.S. imposes new $200 billion tariffs on China

U.S. imposes new $200 billion tariffs on China President Trump opened up a new front his trade war with China by announcing plans to slap tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods. The tariffs will be 10 percent until the end of the year then go to 25 percent to allow businesses to adjust. [Full Article...]

Trade war escalates as Trump imposes tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Trump also warned that if China takes retaliatory action against United States farmers or industries, "we will immediately pursue phase three, which is tariffs on approximately $267bn of additional imports". "Contrary to views in Washington, China can - and will - dig its heels in and we are not optimistic about the prospect for a resolution in the short term", said Zarit of the American Chamb... [Full Article...]

Trump imposes tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese goods

Trump imposes tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese goods The taxes will take effect from 24 September, starting at 10% and increasing to 25% from the start of next year unless the two countries agree a deal. Additional tariffs on $267 billion of imports from China would push the cumulative total beyond the amount of goods the US bought from the Asian nation a year ago. [Full Article...]

Govt proposes merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena and Vijaya Bank

Govt proposes merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena and Vijaya Bank Capital support to the merged entity of Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and BoB would be ensured, he said. "Consolidation of banks was in our agenda and the first step has been announced", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here on Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump pulls trigger on $200bn more China tariffs

Kudlow declined to specify details of the expected announcement but noted that reports indicating Trump would unveil 10 per cent duties on US$200 billion in imports as soon as Monday were "more or less correct". While the US aims to squeeze Beijing, . the Trump administration's additional tariffs could jeopardize the discussions, . and lead to fresh retaliation from China. [Full Article...]

Shares knocked lower after new USA tariff threat on Chinese goods

President Trump has threatened to intensify his tariff assaults on nations which fail to bow to America's trade demands as China braced for a fresh attack. "They want to make a deal", Trump said . While US inflation has continued to rise steadily albeit modestly, firms across the country report lost businesses, layoffs and possible bankruptcies as input costs rise and exports fall. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market

Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market The space is evolving quickly. Coca-Cola insisted " no decisions have been made at this time " and said it would not comment on further speculation. It is the non-psychoactive chemical component of marijuana used for medicinal objective which doesn't produce the high that usually comes from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). [Full Article...]

May cautions: support my Brexit deal or face no deal

May cautions: support my Brexit deal or face no deal But Gove himself offered a strong hint that he wants May's Chequers Brexit proposal - which has been criticised by hardline Brexiteers for being too soft - to be revisited and made tougher after Britain leaves the EU. Appearing on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show , where he was played a voice clip in which he argued against the prospect of a second poll, asserting it would fuel massive "cynici... [Full Article...]

The QLD Government Is Offering A $100k Reward For The Strawberry Tamperer

The QLD Government Is Offering A $100k Reward For The Strawberry Tamperer The association said the vast geographic range in which these incidents have occurred meant it was unlikely the contamination was occurring at farm level. Andrew Broad, MP for Mallee in Victoria state, said: "The low-life scum, who think it's somehow amusing to put needles in strawberries, I think should be chucked in jail as soon as they're identified". [Full Article...]

Karnataka government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices by Rs 2/litre

Karnataka government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices by Rs 2/litre The rising prices of petrol and diesel every day have burnt a hole in the pockets of consumers. The fuel prices are likely to go up further as the price of Brent crude was still hovering over $78 a barrel, while the rupee is pegged around $72 a dollar. [Full Article...]


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