by | September 18, 2018 | 02:13

A Treasury spokesman did not immediately respond to a query on the status of the China talks invitation. The Trump administration will spare a category of hi-tech products that includes Apple's Watch and its AirPods headphones from the next round of tariffs it is imposing on Chinese goods, according to two people familiar with the matter.

by | September 17, 2018 | 18:25

That would have broken up the United Kingdom, or could have broken up the United Kingdom. But the European Union, in a note before Barnier briefs ministers from member states on Tuesday, said both sides still have work to do to settle a range of issues, including the Irish border .

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:57

Iran seems to be struggling again from USA sanctions and despite major buyers announcement for their full compliance with Washington's will to fully stop any incoming Iranian oil , Tehran is starting to store oil in fleet of supertankers again as impending United States sanctions force the Gulf country to revive a strategy it deployed under previous curbs.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:56

The deal, which is expected to close in 30 days, was announced to Time staffers on Sunday night. Despite those reassurances, there will surely be some scrutiny about a Silicon Valley CEO taking over Time , a magazine that frequently covers subjects like technology's impact on society.

by | September 16, 2018 | 20:42

Police in Queensland , where the affected strawberries were grown, believe the contamination is deliberate. Gane posted the ordeal to Facebook , along with a picture that shows a metal pin poking out of a strawberry. It was treated as a copycat incident. Queensland's chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said strawberries would be back on shelves on Thursday and urged people to throw out any frozen fruit or fruit purchased in the past week.

by | September 16, 2018 | 20:03

Despite that Canada will have legal cannabis nationwide in a month, and that a majority of states have legalized cannabis to some extent, the plant remains illegal at the federal level. Overzealous border agents could encourage even more Canadians to stay home, at a time when President Donald Trump is targeting the country in trade negotiations.

by | September 16, 2018 | 17:24

News reports that next Thursday FEMA will perform its first test of the system which, when fully implemented, can send a message immediately to more than 100 mobile carriers. In the event of widespread severe weather or another significant event on September 20, the test will be pushed back to October 3, FEMA said. "This is a great idea and an incredible use of technology to reach everybody if they're in harm's way", Karen North, the director of the Annenberg Digital Social Media program ...

by | September 16, 2018 | 15:33

The academy said Gottlieb has the authority to intervene in the market to protect minors, and any further delay runs the risk that "a generation of young people will become addicted to these unsafe products". Gottlieb is talking about reneging on the FDA's four-year extension of the deadline for seeking regulatory approval to continue selling e-cigarettes, which would wreak havoc with a market that he concedes has great potential for reducing smoking-related disease and death.

by | September 16, 2018 | 11:12

Should any Waffle Houses be devastated by the hurricane, the company also has its own emergency response squad that will send backup generators and other equipment to get the restaurant up and running after the storm. "The sooner restaurants, grocery and corner stores, or banks can re-open, the sooner local economies will start generating revenue again - signalling a stronger recovery for that community," FEMA said in a blog post in 2011 ".

by | September 16, 2018 | 10:58

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), weaker demand in Europe, Asia, as well as higher gas prices in the US, put some downward pressure on the pace of demand growth, while shakiness in emerging markets over trade disputes and weakened currencies pose a risk to demand outlook for 2019.

by | September 16, 2018 | 04:40

Queensland Police are now heading an investigation aimed at tracking down the source of the needles. Among the reports cited by the BBC are a 9-year-old boy who's said to have bit into a strawberry with a needle (he didn't swallow it) and a 21-year-old man who reportedly went to the ER after he ingested half a needle and experienced "severe abdominal pain".

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:38

The lira's plunge amplifies heaps of worry spots for the Turkish financial system: as global ardour fee rise and the dollar strengthens, Turkey's worldwide replace-denominated debt - which amounts to 50 percent of its imperfect home product (GDP) - becomes increasingly painful to finance.

by | September 15, 2018 | 03:24

We will soon be taking in Billions in Tariffs & making products at home. "The administration is faced with the fact that if they go ahead with the US$200 billion, they will hurt the United States economy quite badly, and things are not going so well with the midterms", he said .

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:29

More than a year after putting out an open call for suggestions about what to do with his spectacular wealth, Jeff Bezos has come back with a decision. Bezos has faced criticism for his absence from the Giving Pledge , a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to donate more than half their fortunes to good causes.

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:02

In a letter to the Chancellor, Carney said: "I recognise that during this critical period, it is important that everyone does everything they can to support a smooth and successful Brexit". "In a sea of Brexit political pygmies the governor of the Bank of England is one of the only sane voices at the table, so it is welcome news he is staying on".

by | September 14, 2018 | 15:24

If both sets of tariffs go ahead it would mean virtually all of China's U.S. exports would be subject to new tariffs. The possible resumption of negotiations sent Asian markets rallying with Hong Kong surging 2.5 per cent - having fallen for six straight days and into a bear market - and Shanghai more than one per cent higher.

by | September 14, 2018 | 13:24

As foreboding skies belied national worry over a new threat, a monstrous hurricane menacing the US east coast, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland cited the memory of 9/11 as evidence of deep and friendly ties that have long bound the two countries together.

by | September 12, 2018 | 23:14

Some pumps are offering free breakfast and tea for drivers who purchase 100 litres of diesel, while others are offering electronic appliances and 2-wheelers on the purchase of a specific quantity of fuel. The petition has alleged that the government had "indirectly given implied consent" to oil marketing companies (OMCs) to hike petrol and diesel prices at their own "whims and fancies".

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:54

The storm is set to bring heavy rains and damaging winds, particularly in areas along the Atlantic coast, and will be the most intense during the overnight hours of September 14. More than 3ft of rain is expected in the eastern part of North Carolina, a fertile low-lying plain boasting brackish rivers with a propensity for bursting their banks.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:27

Gasparino's tweet was referring to Trump's assertion that the GDP is now higher than the unemployment rate for the first time in "over 100 years". This wasn't the first time Hassett has weighed in on a presidential tweet. "And at some point, somebody probably conveyed it to him, adding a zero to that, and they shouldn't have done that", he said .