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Xi meeting 'better than expected'

China has countered with tariffs on $110 billion in American goods, focusing on agricultural products in a direct and painful shot at Trump supporters in the US...


Trump Lifts Huawei Ban, US Companies Can Continue Selling To Them

This removes the immediate threat of another round of USA tariffs imposed on a further US$300 billion worth of Chinese goods, and was apparently a condition set...


Newark Airport delays after emergency landing

United said Flight 2098 heading from LaGuardia Airport experienced problems upon takeoff just before 8 a.m. The Federal Aviation Administration said the cre...


‘Deepfakes’ pose conundrum for Facebook, Zuckerberg says

He said that while Facebook is focused on maintaining election integrity before the 2020 USA presidential election, "I don't think that as a society, we want ...


Cory Booker says he 'couldn't believe' Biden's debate answer on busing

He said that's the program Harris - who used her experience growing up in Berkeley to assail Biden's early-career opposition to federally mandated busing to int...


Chrysler Revives Voyager Nameplate

Drivers have a 3.5-inch digital information display and for connectivity, the Voyager has the Uconnect 4 system with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay , and ...


USA patent curbs 'can hurt global tech', Tech News & Top Stories

Huawei Technologies has warned against the politicization of innovation and intellectual property (IP) and said that it will threaten progress across the world...


Japan's Abe and China's Xi Jinping meet amid trade war fears

Mr Abe spearheaded a revised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal after United States President Donald Trump jettisoned the deal, while the economic partner...


Air Canada to rob Transat for $13 a fraction | CBC Files

Air Canada is buying Transat AT, which includes the Air Transat brand. "For shareholders of Transat and Air Canada, this combination delivers excellent value...


'Beautiful harmony': Trump plays nice as divisive G20 opens

A major probe led by special prosecutor Robert Mueller found there was an organised Russian campaign to influence the 2016 election won by Trump . He said he...


San Francisco, home of e-cig giant Juul, just banned e-cigs

Violators will be subject to a fine. The legislation now goes before San Francisco Mayor London Breed, who has 10 days to decide whether to sign it, though ea...


Trump says his talk with Putin 'none of your business'

President, will you speak to Russian president Vladimir Putin on not interfering in our elections?" a reporter asked. That's a distant cry from the warmed-u...


China opposes U.S. abuse of export control, urges cooperation

But in the event of another impasse between the two countries, Trump said he would impose additional tariffs . Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present ...


Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe

It also plans to sell or close a quarter of its European factories, including an engine plant in Wales, a transmission factory in France and three facilities ...


Huawei Employees Worked With China Military on Research Projects

One such project with the Central Military Commission's investigative branch focused on classifying emotions in online video comments, while another with the Na...


Lightyear Solar Car Could Spark Autonomous Model for Shared Fleets

Propelled by four independently driven wheels, so no energy is lost in transit from the engine to the wheel . With a range of up to 450 miles, Lightyear hopes...


How to Use Google Maps Stay Safer Feature

The feature is available on all Android smartphones through the latest update of Google Maps. Although Google touts its Maps app tries its best to help re...


AbbVie makes $63 billion bid for Botox maker Allergan

In terms of overall merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year , a report from Deloitte estimates that tax reform, a relaxed United States regulatory cl...


Car Dealership: Free Bible, Shotgun, and Flag for Fourth of July Buyers

Every vehicle purchased new or pre-owned will come with a bible, 12-gauge shot gun, and American flag! Palmer placed a Bible upon the top of the tailgate of...


Democrats in Miami for debate journey to child migrant camp

Warren, in particular, said she wanted to deal with gun violence as a national health crisis. "Who is this economy really working for?" But for some reason ...


Stocks rise amid fresh hopes for a US-China trade deal

A trade deal with China would alleviate investor concern that the Trump administration's trade war will crimp corporate profits and create economic headwinds. M...


Trump Warns of ‘Plan B’ on China Trade: Billions More in Tariffs

The combative US President also lashed out at this year's G20 summit hosts, by insisting the US-Japan mutual defence alliance is unbalanced. Mr Trump said: ...


Amazon Prime Day to last two days this year

Amazon has announced its annual blockbuster sales event, " Prime Day ", will run for a whopping 48 hours this year, commencing July 15 at 00:01 AEST. Target i...


Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony jointly oppose Trump’s tariffs

That figure comes from a joint letter written up by Nintendo of America, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Microsoft , where the companies comment on the pro...


Trump rips Fed Chair Powell: We should have ECB's Draghi instead

President Trump covered a lot of ground in his Fox Business interview with Maria Bartiromo , and some of that ground included taking swipes at his Federal Res...


US chip firm says it can 'lawfully' sell some items to Huawei

Huawei and others on the list were then given a 90-day reprieve before the effective ban comes into play, though companies including WD and Arm have already...


Bombardier sells CRJ regional jet program to Mitsubishi for $550M

Under the deal, Mitsubishi will pay $550 million United States in cash and assume about $200 million worth of debt and other liabilities related to the CRJ - an...


Trump Says Federal Reserve 'Doesn't Know What It Is Doing'

At other times, the Fed may need to cut rates to give the economy a boost, but this hurts savers and those who depend on a fixed income, such as retirees. Trump...


Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech

Japan's Nikkei lost 0.4 per cent, while S&P 500 e-minis edged down 0.2 per cent. They believe the Fed should cut interest rates by at least 50 basis points. Dol...


Bitcoin has quadrupled in value in six months

Correcting the previous prediction of BTC reaching $12,000 by the end of 2019; now is the time for BTC to break the barriers aiming $15,000 in next few months a...


China halts Canadian meat imports over bogus certificates

China will turn away any "meat products" shipped from Canada starting on Wednesday, according to a report in Le Journal de Montreal, citing an official in the...


News for the auto enthusiast

BMW is making good use of orange colour to brighten up the Vision M Next, which rides on 21in wheels up front and 22in ones at the rear. You can have electric ...


Led economic conference kicks off in Bahrain

The White House says it did not invite Israeli representatives, to keep the event "apolitical". As CGTN's Gerald Tan reports from Washington, there are signif...


WRAPUP 1-Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views

The Republican president had tapped Powell to lead the USA central bank, but has repeatedly and publicly criticized him and sought to remove him from his post. ...


AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 billion deal for Botox-maker Allergan

Shares of AbbVie are down 16% over the past year and shares of Allergan have fallen 24%, amid declining sales growth over the past three quarters and the fa...


Amazon's Prime Day will be two days this year

Prime Day will be available to those in U.S., U.K., Spain, Singapore, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, India, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belg...


Iran says USA sanctions imposed on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

Trump is accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, and Vice President Mike Pence . "I think every president tries to make the case that Congres...


Eldorado Resorts to acquire Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 billion deal

Eldorado Resorts is buying Caesars Entertainment for $17.3 billion, in a cash-and-stock deal that the companies say will create the largest gambling company ...


US Slaps Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei With ‘Hard-Hitting' Sanctions

The targets of the new sanctions include senior military figures in Iran, blocking their access to any financial assets under USA jurisdiction. "Sanctions imp...


Oman denies helping Trump to warn Iran about impending USA attack

The targets of the new sanctions include senior military figures in Iran, blocking their access to any financial assets under US jurisdiction. Tensions have...


FedEx Refuses to Deliver Huawei Smartphone Headed to US From UK

A PCMag writer in the United Kingdom tried shipping a Huawei P30 to a colleague in the U.S. FedEx, for its part, said that "FedEx can accept and trans...


Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

She took to Facebook to tell her unbelievable account of waking up in "pitch black" thinking it was a bad dream, then trying to find a way to escape the loc...


Raspberry Pi 4 wants to challenge traditional PCs

These are created to be more affordable but the foundation has stated that there is now no way to sensibly scale down the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B enough to ach...


RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quits citing 'unavoidable personal reasons'

Acharya reportedly resigned a few weeks before the RBI's monetary policy committee earlier this month. On Monday, the RBI said Acharya had resigned for pers...


Air Canada flight: Woman falls asleep and wakes on empty plane locked

A terrified Tiffani woke up at around midnight with her body shivering from the cold and a plane that was pitch black. To set the scene for you picture yourse...


S&P 500 hits record intraday high on dovish Fed

The Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.24 percent to 8,031.71. Investors have been reassured by statements from the Federal Reserve this month that suggest the centra...


Gold hits five-year high, approaches US$1,400

This equated to the highest gold prices in over five years. Gold futures are rising sharply into Friday's trading session as investors digests the Federa...


Pressure mounts on YouTube to protect young users

A report from The Wall Street Journal said the video platform executives are considering moving all the children-friendly content over to YouTube Kids to avoi...


Toys R Us to reopen stores in the US later this year

It turns out you could be a Toys R Us kid again. Tru Kids Brands' owners won the rights to the Toys "R" Us brand last October. At 10,000 square feet, the ne...


High levels of arsenic found in two bottled water brands

The Center for Environmental Health says testing found Peñafiel Water and Starkey Water contained higher arsenic levels than tap water. Starkey Water is own...