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The products affected will include cigarettes, denim, peanut butter, orange juice, blue jeans, bourbon, and motorcycles. The U.S. tariffs hit some $7.5 billion of European products; the EU says that today's measures target almost half that figure, and that it plans to impose a slightly larger block of tariffs later - either in three years, or if/when the WTO rules in its favor.
  • Koch brothers taking on Trump with free trade campaign

    Koch brothers taking on Trump with free trade campaign

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    Freeland was speaking to CNN's Dana Bash on the network's " State of the Union " Sunday about the White House's recent decision to slap Canada, as well as Mexico and the European Union, with a 25 per cent tariff on steel and a 10 per cent tariff on aluminum.
  • China warns trade deals off if USA imposes tariffs

    China warns trade deals off if USA imposes tariffs

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    But the truce appeared to end with last week's announcement Washington was going ahead with tariff hikes on technology goods and also would impose curbs on Chinese investment and purchases of United States high-tech exports. "Our established rhythm will not change", Xinhua said. Since joining OANDA in 2006, Dean has played an instrumental role in driving awareness of the forex market as an emerging asset class for retail investors, as well as providing expert counsel to a number of ...
  • Trump breaks silence on Roseanne race row, attacks ABC

    Trump breaks silence on Roseanne race row, attacks ABC

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    In an afternoon of self pitying tweets, Barr today also said it had been a "joyous experience" to work on the Roseanne show again but "not the right time", and that "going out on top is good!" Barr's Twitter rant included comparing former White House aide Valerie Jarrett , a black woman, to an ape; reviving PizzaGate conspiracy theories; and insulting Chelsea Clinton's appearance.
  • Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely

    Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely

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    And, no working for yourself: you must be employed full-time by a company outside the state. Alison Lesure of Hinesburg, a controller for NEPCon, a nonprofit that works for sustainable land use, uses a one-day co-working space at the Hinesburg United Church on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
  • UK's May 'deeply disappointed' by USA tariffs

    UK's May 'deeply disappointed' by USA tariffs

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    Mr Trump originally imposed the tariffs in March, saying a reliance on imported metals threatened national security. Trump's antagonistic trade policies - and specifically the steel and aluminum tariffs - drew global denunciation. "That is why we are challenging the United States and China at the WTO and it demonstrates that we are not choosing any side", she said. "We were not at the negotiating table".
  • Donald Trump tariffs on USA allies draw retaliation threats

    Donald Trump tariffs on USA allies draw retaliation threats

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    Getting the president to walk back from the line he drew in the sand Thursday won't be easy, they acknowledge. Retaliatory tariffs from USA trading partners, meanwhile, are devised to inflict maximum pain on Trump-supporting areas to encourage the President to back down.
  • Visa Card Payment Systems Go Down Across Europe

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    Visa says it is "working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation". Earlier on Friday, millions of Visa costumers were left unable to use their bank cards. It encouraged customers to try contactless transactions as they had "a better chance of going through". "If there was ever a reason to not go cashless, visa crashing nationally is it", Twitter user Rachel Crooks said.
  • Liberia Abandons Morocco's World Cup 2026 Bid

    Liberia Abandons Morocco's World Cup 2026 Bid

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    Germany are undisputed penalty kings of the FIFA World Cup ™, having won all four of their shootouts at the competition. For sports fans not so into football, they can also tune into Sport 24 throughout June and July to catch live action from the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, US Open and European Tour golf, Wimbledon, and the British Open.
  • JAB Gobbles Up Stake In Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

    JAB Gobbles Up Stake In Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

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    JAB , which acts as an investment vehicle for the reclusive Reimann family, now owns doughnut maker Krispy Kreme as well as coffee brands Kenco , Douwe Egberts , and Tassimo , and secured a US$18.7bn deal earlier this year to acquire fizzy drinks maker Dr Pepper Snapple.
  • Burger King introduces 'Whopper Donut' as part of National Doughnut Day

    Burger King introduces 'Whopper Donut' as part of National Doughnut Day

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    No purchase necessary. This is available only at participating shops across the USA and Canada. Stop by the doughnut chain for one free doughnut. In addition to serving doughnuts, the Donut Girls also provided writing supplies and stamps, and offered a clothes-mending service to the soldiers in battle.
  • Trump to impose steel, aluminium tariffs on EU

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    Blaming large trade deficits with Mexico and Canada in March, US President Donald Trump said that he'd be imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum unless a "fair" NAFTA deal is signed. European Union countries have given broad support to the Commission's plan to set duties on 2.8 billion euros ($3.4 billion) of US exports, including whiskey and motorbikes, if Washington ends the European Union tariff exemption.
  • Petrol, diesel prices cut amid confusion: All that happened today

    Petrol, diesel prices cut amid confusion: All that happened today

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    Diesel rates were cut by 56 paise in Delhi to ₹68.75 per litre. State sales tax or VAT vary from state to state. This was rectified to 1 paisa a litre. "The state exchequer would lose Rs 509 crore per annum by reducing the tax share by Re 1 per litre". Kerala will cut taxes on gasoline and gasoil to reduce retail fuel prices by 1 rupee/litre from June 1, Finance Minister Thomas Issac told television channel CNBC 18.
  • Tesla in 'Autopilot' mode crashes into parked police vehicle

    Tesla in 'Autopilot' mode crashes into parked police vehicle

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    The Tesla picked up speed for 3.5 seconds before the impact, and the driver manually hit the brakes a fraction of a second before impact. Autosteer is only supposed to be engaged on highways or limited-access roads, according to Tesla , and drivers are supposed to remain aware the whole time behind the wheel.
  • Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

    Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

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    However, the report also said that even if a decision is reached next month, it may take three to four months to put into effect. Due to surprising over-compliance, the group has passed its target. A lack of pipelines in the prolific Permian Basin shale play in Texas is exacerbating the swelling US surplus as American production tops 10 million barrels a day.
  • Ocado entering U.S. market through technology deal with Kroger

    Ocado entering U.S. market through technology deal with Kroger

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    Kroger , which is increasing its stake in Ocado to a total of more than 6%, hailed the Ocado deal as "innovative, exciting and transformative". The deal is part of Kroger's ' Restock ' initiative that aims to redefine the food and grocery customer experience in America by improving it tech capabilities and will include Ocado's machine learning fraud detection system .
  • Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined

    Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined

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    In Tuesday's 92-page filing, Trump acknowledged that he'd reimbursed his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , previous year for more than $100,000 for unspecified expenses incurred in 2016. The ethics office had received a complaint, calling on it to investigate whether the payment to Mr Cohen should have been reported as a liability on President Trump's financial disclosure report for 2016.
  • Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim freed

    Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim freed

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    The pardons board in Malaysia's capital will meet on Wednesday to discuss Anwar's release and Mahathir said he would be released the same day. In 2008, once his ban on political participation was lifted, he was hit with further sodomy charges.
  • Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket Takes Flight Successfully

    Falcon 9 Block 5 Rocket Takes Flight Successfully

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    Hawhorne-based SpaceX , the rocket and spacecraft developer led by technology mogul Elon Musk , successfully launched and landed a brand new rocket design on Friday, while successfully delivering a satellite into orbit for Bangladesh. " The word "block" is a bit weird. We kind of embraced it in the Russians", he explained. Musk stated the each of the 9 Merlin engines utilized to power the Falcon 9's first stage now have an 8 percent boost in thrust at sea level to 190,000 pounds-force.