by | June 22, 2018 | 02:28

The Supreme Court's ruling was praised by a number of retail groups, organizations representing state and local governments, right-leaning think tanks such as the Tax Foundation and American Enterprise Institute, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:29

It said Beijing also was scrapping agreements to narrow its multibillion-dollar trade surplus with the United States by purchasing more American farm goods, natural gas and other products. "The escalation of [the] US-China conflict is happening during the most critical period of China's deleveraging and de-risk efforts", said JPMorgan's Zhu.

by | June 21, 2018 | 13:27

She called the EU's response "measured, proportionate and fully in line with WTO rules". "Needless to say, if the U.S. removes its tariffs, our measures will also be removed". The former reality TV star is fighting a trade war on multiple fronts, with China also promising swift retaliation after the United States threatened to impose levies on a further £151bn ($200bn) of Chinese goods.

by | June 21, 2018 | 11:05

The CEO has downplayed the Windows maker's involvement with the agency, saying its contract only covers email , calendar, and messaging services, while stressing that it plays no part in separating children from their families. Nadella took a personal line, himself being a product of "an enlightened immigration policy". Expressing his views as a parent and immigrant, Nadella said the issue touches him personally.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:11

President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, and Beijing warned it would retaliate. USA stock markets are opening sharply lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the US and China seem closer to a boil. "But the United States will no longer be taken advantage of on trade by China and other countries in the world".

by | June 20, 2018 | 09:58

Company spokeswoman Gina Antonini declined to comment on the email. In his email, Musk doesn't mince words about the possibility that the Tesla saboteur's actions may be motivated by "organizations that want Tesla to die". He wrote: "Most of the time, when there is theft of goods, leaking of confidential information, dereliction of duty or outright sabotage, the reason really is something simple like wanting to get back at someone within the company or at the company as a whole .

by | June 20, 2018 | 06:09

The president warned that he was prepared to hit China with an additional US$200 billion in import taxes unless Beijing capitulates. Earlier this month, the Trump administration gave ZTE a reprieve after the company agree to pay fines, change management and agree to American oversight.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:32

German Interior Minister and leader of the Christian Social Union Party Horst Seehofer arrives at his party's headquarters in Munich on Monday, to attend a party leadership meeting to discuss the next steps in a deepening conflict with its sister party, the German Chancellor's CDU, centred on toughening immigration rules.

by | June 19, 2018 | 07:47

The U.S. president's latest plans, if carried out, would likely plunge the world's two biggest economies into a trade war. Staff members set up Chinese and US flags for a meeting between Chinese Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng and US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the Ministry of Transport of China in Beijing , China April 27, 2018.

by | June 19, 2018 | 05:57

Stadler is the most high-profile Volkswagen Automotive Group executive to actually be arrested in the diesel investigation so far. Stadler is one of 20 current or former Audi employees under criminal investigation related to potential fraud.

by | June 19, 2018 | 05:13

Trump has made a number of tariff-related threats. If the president presses forward as expected, it could set the stage for a series of trade actions against China and lead to retaliation from Beijing. The US wants China to stop practices that allegedly encourage transfer of intellectual property - design and product ideas - to Chinese companies, such as requirements that foreign firms share ownership with local partners to access the Chinese market.

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:39

Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned employees against an alleged industrial saboteur that made off with sensitive Tesla data. While a spokesman declined to comment, an employee who asked not to be identified confirmed he received the email. ( TSLA ) gears up to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars a week by the end of June, its founder and CEO, Elon Musk, is on a mission to prove the skeptics wrong.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:15

If you have a box of Honey Smacks in your home , check the " best if used before" date at the top of the box. No other Kellogg products are included in the recall. Recovery takes anywhere from four to seven days. Kellogg said those who purchased the affected Honey Smacks boxes can throw them away and contact the company for a full refund.

by | June 18, 2018 | 05:10

Today, McDonald's announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland with completion set for 2019 as well as plans to test alternatives to plastic straws in multiple markets throughout the globe later this year.

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:16

The report's findings are set to be made public later Thursday. 'While we did not find that these decisions were the result of political bias on Comey's part, we nevertheless concluded that by departing so clearly and dramatically from Federal Bureau of Investigation and department norms, the decisions negatively impacted the perception of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the department as fair administrators of justice, ' the report reads.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:46

Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time. Germany's DAX and France's CAC40 led the stocks rebound, while the euro tumbled back towards $1.17 from well over $1.18. The program has driven down borrowing costs and supported an economy recovery in the 19 countries that use the euro.

by | June 17, 2018 | 04:30

American Airlines said a technical glitch caused flights to be canceled yesterday. About 425 of these flights were set to be out of Charlotte. The airline did not elaborate on the nature of the problem, and the abrupt cancellations left unwitting travellers with few options other than sleeping in the Charlotte airport terminal, as rental cars quickly sold out.

by | June 17, 2018 | 02:09

Anti-monopoly regulators are believed to have delayed announcing a decision on the U.S. tech giant Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of the semiconductor maker NXP in part due to the tariff conflict. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin to collect tariffs on the first $34 billion worth of Chinese imports on July 6. A Chinese government website today posted a list of seafood products that will be subject to the tariffs , and it included live, fresh and frozen lobster.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:00

That tranche includes chemical products, medical equipment and energy products. On April 6, the administration published a proposed list of 1,333 products targeted for tariffs . products such as cars, planes and soybeans. US President Donald Trump announced on Friday a 25% tariff on $50bn of imports from China, escalating a trade row with the Asian powerhouse just a day after Beijing warned Washington that it was preparing to retaliate.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:53

The move by McDonald's comes as plastic waste has come under fire globally, particularly for contributing to ocean pollution and harming birds and sea mammals. The decision by the USA fast food chain to switch from plastic to paper straws follows a trial at a number of outlets in the past two months. "The (British) government's ambitious plans, combined with strong customer opinion, has helped to accelerate the move away from plastic and I'm proud that we've been able to play our part in ...