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Goodbye Mission E, Hello Porsche Taycan

The Porsche is expected to have a similar price to the Model S too, somewhere north of $80,000. Like it? Love it? Though Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine already took a crack at it , and a small cadre of the automotive press got to drive a protot...

Anas Is The Most Wicked Person In Ghana - GFA Official

Ghana's football association (GFA) has pledged that it will not attempt to cover up or shield any of its members implicated in alleged acts of corruption . On Thursday, the government of Ghana began action to dissolve the GFA "as a result of the pe...

'We did receive Facebook data,' confesses Ex-Cambridge Analytica chief

Kogan had told lawmakers he did give Cambridge Analytica the data. He denied deliberately misleading British lawmakers and said the company had deleted the data, which had been of no use. Christopher Wylie is a Canadian data scientist who came f...

No Driver Input Detected In Seconds Before Deadly Tesla Crash, NTSB Finds

The autopilot system sent warnings to the driver to place his hands on the wheel more than 15 minutes prior to the collision with a crash attenuator located at the end of a concrete median barrier, but none were sent immediately before the crash, a...

US reaches deal to rescue Chinese telecom company ZTE

The ban amounted to a death sentence for the company, which relies on US parts. In March 2017, ZTE agreed to pay that fine and also to a seven-year suspended denial of export privileges, which would go into effect if ZTE broke the agreement during th...

Trump falsely accuses Canada of burning down White House

Anticipating a tense two days in Quebec, Trump has complained about having to attend the summit, particularly since it comes just before his high-stakes meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said two people with knowledge of his ...

Congress has few options to stop Trump from saving China's ZTE

Here we are, though. China-based ZTE has reportedly signed an agreement in principle that would lift a U.S. Commerce Department ban on the company which barred it from buying from U.S. The Commerce Department plans to amend its settlement agreement...

Trump Might Signal The End Of The Republican Party

On average, the Senate has taken 86 days to confirm a Trump nominee, more than any of the four previous presidents, according to the Partnership for Public Service . Meanwhile, the deep-pocketed Koch brothers, Republican kingmakers , went on th...

White House reportedly considering new economic penalties against Canada

CNN said on Wednesday that Trump invoked the War of 1812 in a testy phone call with Trudeau on May 25 about the burgeoning trade row. Now, to be fair to Trump, the British attack on the White House was in retaliation for our attack on York, Onta...

Mexico slaps 20 percent tariff on US apples

Mexico submits that the tariffs, imposed on the grounds of national security, were not adopted in accordance with relevant WTO procedures and also violate the 1994 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. In talks in Beijing over the weekend, China of...

Qatar Airways boss apologizes for remarks on women CEOs

Qatar Airways has long had an abysmal reputation for its treatment of its predominantly female cabin crew , at one time firing them for being pregnant. When asked about what could be done to increase the poor representation of women in the Middle E...

Tesla Shareholders Meeting Almost Saw Elon Musk Stripped of Chairman Title

The multibillionaire has bet the future of his $49 billion electric vehicle and battery-making company, on the success of the Model 3. While the Model S and Model X are known for price tags starting between $70,000 and $100,000, Tesla has set a $35...

Google will let its AI contract with the Pentagon expire after backlash

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene announced the decision at a meeting with employees Friday morning, three sources told Gizmodo . The phrase served as company's motto from its founding days but was dropped from the official code of conduct in 2015, foll...

Nicaragua buries victims of latest violence

Reuters said the Deputy Director of the National police of Nicaragua, Francisco Diaz, reports UNN. Mother's Day protests in Nicaragua turned deadly on Wednesday as government forces opened fire on protesters, killing over a dozen people and injur...

Petrol, diesel prices cut marginally on Wednesday

However, the slash in prices comes after 16 consecutive days of hike following the Karnataka polls. Petrol price has dropped by 70 paisa a litre and diesel by 50 paisa in the last eight days. Fuel prices have increased quicker than at any time i...

IPhones Are Getting Grouped Notifications in iOS 12

Instead of blasting you with all of the notifications that arrived while you will asleep, your phone will instead encourage you go back to school. Apple has said new operating systems powering its devices will include features created to thwar...

Starbucks shuts stores for racial-bias training

In an open letter to customers on Tuesday, Mr Schultz thanked them for their "patience and support as we renew our promise to make Starbucks... an inclusive gathering place for all". Good training also means companies must let employees know that "re...

Someone in Ireland has just become €4.3 million richer

Tickets are on sale until 10:30pm tonight (Friday). Two tickets sold in the Sault Ste. A winning ticket of $500,000 was sold in Richmond and Pitt Meadows. For each $5 play, Lotto Max players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to...

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz stepping down

He became Starbucks' executive chairman a year ago, handing the chief executive job to Kevin Johnson at a time when growth in Starbucks' dominant US market was showing signs of cooling. "Starbucks changed the way millions of people drink coffee, th...

Apple gives users control of Siri with new Shortcuts and Suggestions tools

Apple also announced a new app called Measure , which allows you to measure objects and distances in augmented reality. This is perhaps the easiest way to tune into the conference, as you can watch using the Safari app on your Apple device .

Dog dies during Delta Air Lines layover in Detroit

Alejandro was checked on". In an email statement provided to Global News, the airline said it is investigating the death. The airline said Alejandro was alive when the plane landed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Thursday morning, but when it ...

China warns US against tariffs as trade talks end

To meet the people's ever-growing needs for a better life and the requirements of high-quality economic development, China is willing to increase imports from other countries, including the United States, which will benefit people of both countries a...

‘Sure looks like Zuckerberg lied to Congress’: Democrat on Facebook report

A week earlier it emerged that data firm Cambridge Analytica may have gotten access to the data of up to 87 million users , and most of Facebook's 2 billion users may have had their personal data skimmed by "malicious actors". "All these partners...

Microsoft reportedly agrees to acquire GitHub

The company has since grown to feature video game consoles (Xbox), consumer electronics, personal computers and cloud services ( Microsoft Azure). It's worth noting how will the developer community react to this acquisition . Larry Salibra, a Hon...

Apple's WWDC 2018 is here, and here's how to watch it

Apple is expected to debut tools to help people stare at their phones less, and their loved ones and sunsets more . Apple will focus on stability and bug fixes, and reports have said the company will not add new features which are unpolished or...

Merkel gives new push for eurozone reforms ahead of European Union summit

In her first detailed response to Emmanuel Macron's euro-zone ideas, the German chancellor blends caution and compromise: Yay to a Euro-IMF and deeper common defense, nay to Italian debt relief. "This is very pleasing", SPD leader Andrea Nahles tol...

Arab oil ministers stress need for continued OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation

For the week, WTI was on track for a 1 percent fall, adding to last week's near 5 percent decline and shrugging off a 3.6-million-barrel drop in U.S. crude stockpiles last week. "A drop in inventories in the United States was overshadowed by USA outp...

Visa investigating payment disruption

Visa card payments are failing across the United Kingdom and Europe , with customers in Sheffield also reporting problems. Visa users have taken to social media to complain. Though the issue has been resolved, this caused a chaos across Europe ...

Cinemas, Wrestling in Saudi Arabia Are 'Sinful Projects,' Al-Qaeda Says

Prince Mohammed has courted Western allies in a bid to open up the deeply-conservative Muslim kingdom and diversify its oil-dependent economy, the region's largest. ALQAST, an independent Saudi human rights organisation, rejected the government ...

China says reserves right to retaliate to United States actions against its investments

He said, according to multiple news outlets,"Tariffs or threat of tariffs are a very useful and powerful negotiation tactic, and it has brought China to the negotiating table more seriously than ever before". Import tariffs for apparel, footwear and ...

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps down

Her run will end on October 3rd after 24 years with the company. Laguarta will take over on October 3 and will also join the board, the company said in a statement . "She has d...

Conor McGregor to Face Nurmagomedov in Main Event at UFC 229

McGregor , speaking with TMZ, revealed a deal for his comeback fight was near to completion nearly two years since his last appearance in the octagon. "For Khabib, who is undefeat...

White House adviser warns China 'better not underestimate' Trump on trade - worldwide

China proposed a 25 percent tariff on imports of copper ore and concentrate from the USA , which shipped about 70,000 tons to the country a year ago . The commerce ministry issu...

Oil edges lower as supply concerns return

Traders said prices rallied early when industry information provider Genscape reported that crude inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub for USA crude, dropped 1.1 m...

Spanish pilots union sues Ryanair over contracts

A month earlier in a memo seen by Reuters Ryanair said time-off duties for the pilots committee remained an issue but there was little between the two sides and it was hopeful of...

USA employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate slips to 3.9 percent

Manufacturing gained 37,000 jobs, driven by durable-goods and transportation companies. But, as with small businesses, manufacturers are having trouble filling job openings, she ...

RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps

Mumbai: Home, auto and personal loans are set to get costlier as the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday raised the repo rate , the rate at which it provides funds to banks, by ...

Record Iranian oil imports for India in July

Purchases from Iran could slow from August as imports from Tehran are getting tougher after the United States in May pulled out of a 2015 nuclear deal and announced the renewal...

Oil Prices Drop as U.S. Inventory Grows

U.S. efforts to cut Iran's oil exports are expected to contribute to global oil price volatility in the short term, according to the International Energy Agency. EDT (2030 GMT) ...

That’s trillion with a T-Apple hits market value of $1 trillion

He's right. It's extremely hard to avoid comparing Apple's good fortunes with the recent slump at Facebook , which can be crudely summed up as the result of the social networ...

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USA considers higher tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

USA considers higher tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports

The dynamic has proved hard to change, given USA consumers' reliance on Chinese goods. Two trump administration officials told reporters on a conference call that Trump remains...

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods

China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods

China's Commerce Ministry said in a seperate statement Beijing's new set of proposed import tariffs on United States goods were rational and restrained. Beijing's earlier penalty ...

Pompeo Leans on Turkey to Release Pastor Brunson: 'The Clock's Run Out'

Pompeo Leans on Turkey to Release Pastor Brunson: 'The Clock's Run Out'

Pompeo met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Singapore during a security conference in Southeast Asia. The administration is also seeking the release of several d...

China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods

China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods

The commerce ministry threat came after Wang met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Singapore on Friday. "...

Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

Apple is the first $1 trillion company in history

Started in the garage of co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976, that Apple has pushed its revenue beyond the economic outputs of Portugal, New Zealand and other countries, reports Reute...

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%

The RBI today increased repo rates by 25 basis points to 6.5%, the second hike in two months, making housing and automobile loans costlier. An RBI repo rate hike usually sees...

Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

During the day, the share price of the iPhone maker jumped by 2.8% to $207.05, passing the $1tn (£762bn) mark in NY trading. Apple just became the first U.S. "It's one of thos...

Tax Free Weekend in Missouri Set for August 3-5

Tax Free Weekend in Missouri Set for August 3-5

Sunday, Aug. 5. In April, Gov. Scott Walker used a partial veto to extend the period to five days. The Ohio Senate unanimously approved a bill earlier this year that made the t...

Chipotle shuts OH restaurant after reports of illness

Chipotle shuts OH restaurant after reports of illness

More than 400 people said they fell ill after eating at an Ohio Chipotle that is thought to be at the center of an illness outbreak , according to a website that tracks foodbo...