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Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis-Drinks 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. Aurora ...


China may reject new trade talks if more tariffs imposed

In response to President Trump's threatened tariffs, Beijing has teed up tariffs of five to 25 percent on $60 billion of U.S. goods including pig hides, cocoa...


Amazon investigates claims that employees sold data

Sources tell the Wall Street Journal those rankings could be affected by "illicit transactions" between sellers and Amazon employees, who are reportedly takin...


Brexit WARNING: Theresa May must ditch Chequers plan URGENTLY, says David Davis

Environment Secretary Michael Gove described the PM's divisive Chequers plan as the "right one for now" and suggested it could be altered by a future leader. As...


Needles in strawberries found in all six Australian states

Police are investigating after metal pins were found in punnets of fruit in five Australian states. The BBC and ABC Australia report that sewing needles h...


Iran: Saudis, UAE turned OPEC into "tool" for US

Washington is seeking to cut Iranian oil exports to zero by November as it reimposes sanctions, and is encouraging other producers such as Saudi Arabia , othe...


Florence Continues To Dump Massive Amounts Of Rain On East Coast

Officials said that 10 people died in North Carolina and six in SC. "My biggest concern is the rising water", Schultz said on This Week, noting that Wilmingto...


Australian officials warn of needle danger for 6 strawberry brands

Berry Obsession, Berry Licious and Donnybrook Berries branded fruit have recalled their strawberries nationwide. "So far, NSW Police Force has received repor...


Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

This comes as the USA already placed a 25 percent duty on 50 billion dollars of Chinese imports. The Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday that it was invite...


Foodstuffs and Woolworths NZ halt all Australian strawberries distribution

Tasmania Police said they were contacted by a Woolworths at Rosny Park in Hobart on Sunday evening over strawberries allegedly contaminated with a needle being ...


Time Magazine Bought By Salesforce Boss Marc Benioff, Wife

In 2017, Meredith sealed the deal on the purchase of Time with the backing of conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch . At the time , it was said...


Hike in fuel prices continue, petrol nears Rs 90 mark in Mumbai

Similarly, diesel prices were increased to Rs. 78.26 a litre in Mumbai, Rs. 73.72 in Delhi, Rs. 75.57 in Kolkata and Rs. 77.94 in Chennai. In Mumbai, the pric...


Duke shuts down Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

Had the plant operators strictly adhered to the requirements, the plant may not have been ready to take the necessary precautions once the storm hit. Therefor...


Australia offers reward amid mystery strawberry needle scare

Investigators remain stumped by a spate of strawberry sabotage that has spread to six brands across five states, prompting a national food safety watchdog asses...


Bank holds interest rates and warns over no-deal Brexit

The BoE's regional staff reported businesses were tightening cost control and holding off on investment ahead of Britain's March 2019 withdrawal from the EU. ...


Henri Bendel stores closing after 123-year run for luxury retailer

The company estimates that Henri Bendel 2018 revenues and operating loss, excluding closing costs, will be about $85m and $45m, respectively. Bendel, like oth...


Six strawberry brands now affected after needle tampering

In a follow-up statement released on Facebook Thursday, the group said the strawberries were seemingly "interfered with between the time they were packed and ...


Govt will meet all fiscal targets, Arun Jaitley says after review

However, till now finance ministry has resisted pressure to cut taxes on fuel. Government can ill-afford to lower the guard against fiscal deficit as a twin d...


Oil prices slip as economic growth concerns counter tighter supplies

Crude prices in London have been supported by the USA government's efforts to constrict Iranian oil sales as it reimposes sanctions after President Donald...


How Waffle House Will Help Determine How Bad Florence Is

Pat Warner, director of public relations at the Waffle House chatted with Baldwin about how pivotal the index is. Presumably, the Waffle House storm preparedn...


GM recalls 1M pickup trucks, SUVs over steering defect

A failure would increase the risk of a crash. They are: the Chevy Silverado 1500, Suburban and Tahoe , GMC Sierra 1500 , Yukon and Yukon XL and Cadilla...


FEMA To Test Emergency Text Messages From Trump

The WEA system is already used to warn the public about missing children, risky weather and other vital information, FEMA said . "In other words, it's basica...


Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 'contamination' incidents

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 wh...


Needles found in strawberries in Australia, World News & Top Stories

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 wh...


Volkswagen to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

In 1937, Adolf Hitler who was heading the Nazi party formed a state-owned automobile company called Volkswagens which was later renamed to Volkswagenwerk or "...


Government brings in 5 big measures to get widening CAD under control

The fifth measure is that manufacturing companies borrowing up to $50 million through ECBs will be able to do so only for a one-year term as against the three-y...


Man jailed in Italy for selling fake TripAdvisor reviews

The court also ordered him to pay around €8,000 ($9,300) in costs and damages. A man in Italy has been jailed for nine months over fake reviews on TripAdvis...


Trump Responds to 'Nervous Mess' Jamie Dimon's Comments

President Donald Trump lashed out at JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon early Thursday morning, following Dimon's comments that he could beat Trump in an election ....


BMW made a self-driving motorcycle that you can’t buy

BMW Motorrad has just unveiled its first autonomous two-wheeler: A tech-filled BMW R 1200 GS adventure motorbike which sped off, circled a test track, and sl...


TopStory - Most US voters oppose Trump's impeachment

As Newsweek reports, when asked if they believed the 45th president is intelligent, just 51 percent answered that they do, while 42 percent answered that they...


U.S. Invites China to Trade Talks as Tariffs Loom

Companies reported the tariffs were pressuring profits, reducing demand for their products and driving up production costs. One researcher at Taiwan's Chung-H...


The biggest announcements from Apple's iPhone Xs event

If you're clinging to wired headphones, you might not like what Apple's doing with its new iPhones. Pre-orders for two of the three 2018 iPhone start today. T...


Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

The Bezos Day One Fund will contribute to "existing non-profit organisations that help homeless families" and also fund "a network of new, non-profit, tier-one ...


Erdogan: Turkey came under 'economic attack' after USA statements

Thursday's decree and Erdogan's remarks come after the lira's drastic fall in value against the U.S. dollar last month, during one of the worst diplomatic row...


Major U.S. trade groups link up in anti-tariff coalition

China's Commerce Minister confirmed it received the invitation but after this tweet from Trump, you have to wonder how much there is to negotiate. U.S. Two-t...


Oil price nears $80, Nigeria’s output rises

As investors grow concerned that Iranian sanctions may leave the market short of crude oil , November Brent crude futures now trade at a premium of $0.47 ove...


Bank of England's Carney extends term at helm to Jan 2020

Carney, who was due to step down in June next year, will now stay on as governor until January 2020, the Treasury said. Mark Carney is to remain in his role...


9/11 anniversary gives perspective to NAFTA impasse, Freeland says

Dairy has been singled out as a key hurdle, including on Friday when Larry Kudlow, a senior economic adviser to Trump, said in a Fox Business Network interview...


US incomes rose but inequality widened in 2017

On an inflation-adjusted basis, that was up 1.8% from 2016, a much slower increase than in the previous two years but still the highest point on record. While t...


Trump denies pressure for trade deal as China welcomes US talks invite

Trump said there was more pressure on China to make a deal, pointing to their shrinking economy. Our markets are surging, theirs are collapsing. "If we me...


Erdogan appoints himself chairman of Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund

The bank's Monetary Policy Committee raised the one-week repo rate to 24 percent, meaning it has now increased interest rates by 11.25 percentage points since l...


IEA warns of higher oil prices as Iran, Venezuela losses deepen

Worldwide oil benchmark, Brent crude , extended its gains on Wednesday, trading near a two-month high as shrinking oil inventories pointed to an increasingly...


Canadian company unearths giant gold nuggets worth millions

Early estimates from RNC have put the total take of coarse gold from the cut at more than 9000oz, or more than $15 million worth. The company said that this i...


Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Vijay Mallya’s claim

Speaking outside a London court, Mallya said, "I met the finance minster to settle matters before I left. Before leaving I met the finance minister and offe...


Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump: 'I'm smarter than he is'

Soon after his remarks on Wednesday, Dimon moderated them, emphasizing that he isn't running for president. "I should not have said it". Dimon, speaking at ...


Putin wants Russian Federation and Japan to seal historic peace deal

Russian Federation and Japan have been in dispute for seven decades over the islands and as a result have still not formally ended their World War Two hostiliti...


Trump tells Apple to make in United States to dodge China tariffs

He wrote: "Start building new plants now". In an nearly schoolmarm tone, Apple explained yet again that each of its products contains American-made parts or m...


Apple's mega event: Here's how to hear the keynote, watch the livestream

The long-awaited Apple 2018 iPhone event is taking place tonight and the company is asking us to " Gather round " for the new devices that will be unveiled ...


Asian markets hit by fresh trade fears after Trump comments

But the trade war will definitely worsen when the USA hits China with $200 billion in new tariffs as early as this month. The following are comments made ...


Apple's September 12 iPhone event: How and where to watch

The phones may raise the iPhone average sales price, boosting revenue and profit, while expanding the total number of active Apple devices to support sales ...