Tesla investors tell Elon Musk to apologize for 'pedo' Twitter remarks

Unsworth, who lives in Thailand , was among the first cave divers on the scene in Mae Sai after the boys from the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach became trapped inside on June 23. Condemnation of his remarks seemed universal - a mixture of ou... More..

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China shocked by Trump’s upscaling of trade aggression
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

China shocked by Trump’s upscaling of trade aggression

Officials will hold hearings in late August on the list of targeted products and an administration official said it would take about two months to finalise, at which point Trump would decide whether to go...More..

Trump to Pull Tariff Trigger at Midnight in Trade-War Escalation
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump to Pull Tariff Trigger at Midnight in Trade-War Escalation

The Trump administration's 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods-hitting everything from industrial machinery to consumer goods such as televisions-went into effect Friday morning, promptin...More..

EU Warns US Imposing Car Import Taxes Could Backfire
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

EU Warns US Imposing Car Import Taxes Could Backfire

Growing strains between the United States and its worldwide trade partners could have a disproportionate impact on South Carolina's economy, potentially hitting local workers and consumers in their wallets. Its...More..

Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

Kevin Love has been one of the Cleveland Cavaliers' "big three" over the last few years, but times are changing. The Lakers had a large amount of cap space to work with. James isn't expected to drag his c...More..

Tesla hits 5,000 Model 3 production target
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Tesla hits 5,000 Model 3 production target

CEO Elon Musk sent an e-mail to company employees Sunday praising them for producing 5,000 Model 3s, a compact vehicle that's created to shift Tesla from a niche manufacturer to a mainstream automaker. Sho...More..

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded that Canada would reply to the American measures by imposing levies on $16.6-billion of US imports starting July 1. "We will not escalate and we will not back down", Free...More..

Toys R Us closes final stores Friday
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Toys R Us closes final stores Friday

Will the Toys R Us name and mascot disappear forever? Triple H got a big kick out of the images and took to social media to tease that maybe fans will see Geoffrey in an NXT ring someday. In 1965, Geoffrey ...More..

Harley-Davidson moves motorcycle production away from U.S. to avoid European Union tariffs
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Harley-Davidson moves motorcycle production away from U.S. to avoid European Union tariffs

In a stock market filing, the company said the EU's reaction to Donald Trump's steel tariffs , which will add $2,200 (£1,657) to the average cost of a motorcycle exported from the USA to Europe, will resul...More..

NRF applauds online sales tax decision
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

NRF applauds online sales tax decision

Now, for the first time since 1992, any of the USA states have the right to impose a tax on online shopping. In other words, the plaintiffs have one more opportunity to make any other Commerce Clause challenges...More..

Shopping online? Now you will have to pay taxes
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Shopping online? Now you will have to pay taxes

In addition to being a win for states, the ruling is a win for large retailers, who argued the physical presence rule was unfair. "If you are a local business that also has an online presence and you have a...More..

Marijuana Legalization Set for October 17, Trudeau says
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Marijuana Legalization Set for October 17, Trudeau says

Although the proclamation date was originally projected to be in September, Trudeau said that the extra month was requested by some of the "big" provinces - particularly Quebec to ensure that regulations are ...More..

China accuses U.S. of trade ‘abuses’ as India hits back at Trump
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

China accuses U.S. of trade ‘abuses’ as India hits back at Trump

The tariffs will hit $3.2 billion in USA imports to the European Union . In two weeks, the U.S. is due to start taxing $US34 billion in Chinese goods. The trade war risks significantly raising prices for con...More..

European Union retaliatory tariffs on US goods go into effect
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

European Union retaliatory tariffs on US goods go into effect

The EU has also filed a case contesting the legality of the USA tariffs with the World Trade Organization. The Commission formally adopted a law putting in place the duties on 2.8 billion euros (RM12.9 billio...More..

Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output

Iran, along with Venezuela and Iraq, is going to veto the Saudi Arabia's proposal at the June 22 OPEC meeting in Vienna, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili was quoted by Tehran Times daily as saying. A cut in Chine...More..

European Central Bank to reduce volume of bonds under asset purchase programme
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

European Central Bank to reduce volume of bonds under asset purchase programme

The euro's drop pulled the dollar higher with the index up 0.1 per cent on the day at 93.81. Attention quickly turns to the main event in the markets today, which will undoubtedly be the meeting of the Euro...More..

Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed system in Chicago
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed system in Chicago

Officials from city and Boring have stated that it's too soon to estimate a timeframe or final cost for this project, but have stated that Boring will be fronting the bill. A lease deal will need to be struck w...More..

AT&T and Time Warner win legal battle, confirming the merger
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

AT&T and Time Warner win legal battle, confirming the merger

It's unusual for the Justice Department to argue that a vertical merger of two companies that aren't direct competitors would limit competition, but the effect that the merger will have on the telecoms and en...More..

Burgers!? Twitter has a big beef over IHOb's concept change
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Burgers!? Twitter has a big beef over IHOb's concept change

When a good Samaritan freaked that Waffle House would make a similar change from breakfast to burgers, WH kept it simple: "No worries here". Sadly, IHOb doesn't stand for International House of bancakes. ...More..

Trump celebrates birthday during lunch with Singapore PM Lee
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump celebrates birthday during lunch with Singapore PM Lee

However, the South Carolina Republican noted that he is "not here to spread democracy" or to unite the North with South Korea . Lee complimented the bold and admirable decision by Kim and Trump to come toget...More..

I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit

But which of them has really directed this piece of political theatre? Mr Kulesza said he was excited about Tuesday's summit and the potential it has to improve the lives of North Koreans. Among the celebri...More..

Microsoft’s effort to build underwater datacenter reaches next phase
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Microsoft’s effort to build underwater datacenter reaches next phase

Several years ago, Microsoft got the ball rolling on a very interesting project: undersea data centers. The initiative, known as Project Natick, began in July 2014 and officially moved into phase two on Tuesd...More..

It’s official: ZTE will be back in business soon
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It’s official: ZTE will be back in business soon

Washington lawmakers were indignant last month after Trump offered to rescue ZTE as a personal favor to Chinese President Xi Jinping - even though the company is widely considered a liability for U.S. Ross call...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Trump Slammed Canada for Burning Down the White House. It Didn't, Really

In a tweet the next morning, he mused about shutting Canadian wood products out of America. On Monday, the country also said it would start proceedings in the World Trade Organization against the USA tariffs,...More..

Trump economy should ease trade war fears, Peter Navarro says
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trump economy should ease trade war fears, Peter Navarro says

A Chinese government statement noted that "the two sides have had good communication in various areas such as agriculture and energy, and have made positive and concrete progress while relevant details are ye...More..

Iran's weekly light crude price surpasses $77
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Iran's weekly light crude price surpasses $77

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose 0.2 per cent. Global benchmark Brent LCOc1 fell 91 cents to $76.65 per barrel. The spread between the two benchmarks, which climbed above $11 a barrel, had narrowed ...More..

US employers keep on hiring despite growing trade concerns
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

US employers keep on hiring despite growing trade concerns

The latest report showed the US economy added 223,000 jobs in May and reflected a 0.1 percent decline in the unemployment rate to 3.8, an 18-year low, further bolstering Trump's argument that his administrati...More..

U.S. tariffs: Tata Steel calls for 'protection measures'
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

U.S. tariffs: Tata Steel calls for 'protection measures'

The Mexican government , already at loggerheads with Trump over immigration and the border wall, said it would levy import taxes on U.S. exports of pork bellies , blueberries, apples, grapes, certain cheese...More..

Freebies at Dunkin' Donut and Krispy Kreme for National Donut Day
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Freebies at Dunkin' Donut and Krispy Kreme for National Donut Day

Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut without requiring any other purchase. No purchase is necessary. The deal is good online only with the promo code "DONUT". until 9:30 a.m. Duck Donuts , a chain with l...More..

Consumer Reports Reverses Its Decision on Tesla Model 3
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Consumer Reports Reverses Its Decision on Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk , co-founder and chief executive of Tesla , had said it would remotely update the software. To perform the test, researchers slam on the vehicle's brakes when the auto is traveling 60 miles per h...More..

Canadian Banks Rocked By Data Theft Of 90,000 Customers
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Canadian Banks Rocked By Data Theft Of 90,000 Customers

There's not a lot of detail regarding the fraudsters right now, but Bank of Montreal did state that its team believes the attack came from outside of Canada. Both banks are recommending clients also take addi...More..

OPEC Mulls Pumping 1m Barrels Of Oil Daily
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

OPEC Mulls Pumping 1m Barrels Of Oil Daily

Since previous year, oil producing countries have cut back production in an attempt to offset dipping prices, withholding as much as 1.8 million barrels per day. The impact of United States sanctions on Iran ...More..

Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate

Plastic and cotton mats were placed on the ground, to give Ellie a sterile surface and protect the carpeting in the terminal. Ellie, who was pregnant with 8 puppies, gave birth one-by-one with the puppies' da...More..

Petrol prices rise for 13th straight day; nearly Rs 78 in Delhi
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Petrol prices rise for 13th straight day; nearly Rs 78 in Delhi

In a recent tweet to Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi even warned him to look into the fuel price matter or there will be a nationwide agitation which will force him to reduce the prices. Taxes on the prod...More..

Trump discloses payments to attorney who paid off porn star
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Trump discloses payments to attorney who paid off porn star

But an accompanying letter to the Justice Department from David Apol, the acting head of the Office of Government Ethics, said the payments by Cohen were indeed required to be reported , as also argued b...More..

Tesla Model S Owner Says Autopilot Was Enabled During Utah Crash
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tesla Model S Owner Says Autopilot Was Enabled During Utah Crash

He said the "actually amazing" thing is how little the driver was injured despite her high speed. "She was looking at her phone and looked up just as the accident was about to happen". It is not known whether...More..

Iran foreign minister scrambles to China and Russian Federation to save nuclear deal
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Iran foreign minister scrambles to China and Russian Federation to save nuclear deal

The deal's official name is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The EU's executive arm, the European Commission, has been examining measures to counter the introduction of any USA sanctions that m...More..

The Home Depot (HD) Reports Q1 2018 Results
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Home Depot (HD) Reports Q1 2018 Results

Country National Bank invested 0% in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 4,426 shs. Home Depot cited "extreme winter weather" as something that hurt gardening supply sales. HD is uptrending and has moved 1...More..

Seattle scales back tax in face of Amazon's revolt, but tensions linger
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Seattle scales back tax in face of Amazon's revolt, but tensions linger

As passed on a 9-0 vote after a boisterous public hearing, the measure would apply to most companies grossing at least $20 million a year, levying a tax of roughly 14 cents per employee per hour worked within t...More..

President Trump: US and China Going to Get ZTE Back to Business
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

President Trump: US and China Going to Get ZTE Back to Business

ZTE has been forced to stop its key operations after Washington last month banned American companies from selling semiconductors and other goods to the Chinese firm. ZTE's Australian web presence is now redi...More..

Gulf State Welcomes US Call on Iran Deal
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Gulf State Welcomes US Call on Iran Deal

The sanctions on oil will require European and Asian countries to reduce their imports from Iran, the paper said . Trump's decision could eventually mean less oil on the world market from Iran because now ...More..

Ford suspends production of F-150 trucks
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Ford suspends production of F-150 trucks

Kentucky Truck Plant employs almost 7,600 full-time hourly workers, having added 2,000 for Super Duty production in conjunction with a 2017 investment of $900 million. It's a key profit generator for Ford. ...More..

California to require solar panels on all new homes starting from 2020
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

California to require solar panels on all new homes starting from 2020

California became the first state in the union Wednesday to require solar panels be installed on all new home construction; a move created to help "cut greenhouse gases" but could add even higher prices to t...More..

Markets end with marginal gains, ICICI bank steals the show
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Markets end with marginal gains, ICICI bank steals the show

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 180 points in early trade today continuing its yesterday's gains on unabated buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive leads from Asian markets following ov...More..

Comcast Reportedly Seeks to Buy Fox, Potentially Displace Disney Deal
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Comcast Reportedly Seeks to Buy Fox, Potentially Displace Disney Deal

Fox's bid has faced regulatory hurdles in the United Kingdom because of fears that it would give the Murdoch family too much control over British media. Should the government prohibit the AT&T-Time Warner dea...More..

Bill Gates Says Short Bitcoin, Calls it Worthless Artificial Gold Investment
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Bill Gates Says Short Bitcoin, Calls it Worthless Artificial Gold Investment

Buffett said investors would instead be much better off investing in United States stocks, which in turn are also a far better investment than 10- or 30-year U.S. Deciding exactly what is impacting the price of...More..

Elon Musk goes on Twitter to defend his weird earnings call behavior
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Elon Musk goes on Twitter to defend his weird earnings call behavior

However, CEO Elon Musk said during Tesla's first quarter earnings call Wednesday that production of the Model Y will likely start in 2020. Well, to be fair, Musk didn't so much as refuse to answer the...More..

Manufacturing Strong as Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent
by | Sunday, May 06, 2018

Manufacturing Strong as Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.9 Percent

Still, the jobs growth in April was lower than expected - economists in a Bloomberg survey had predicted 193,000 new jobs. "Fed officials can rest easy that there is not any wage-based inflation on the hori...More..

Georgia Candidate: Boy Scouts Giving in to 'Politically Correct Bedwetters'
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Georgia Candidate: Boy Scouts Giving in to 'Politically Correct Bedwetters'

The Boy Scouts are getting rid of the word "boy" in their name. "That is why it is important that the name for our Scouting program for older youth remain consistent with the single name approach used for the C...More..

Adidas Stands by Kanye West, Despite Slavery Remarks
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Adidas Stands by Kanye West, Despite Slavery Remarks

On May 1, 2018, Kanye was interviewed by TMZ . After West's comments went viral, Sensabaugh, who is running as an Independent for mayor of Sullivan County, Tennessee, told TMZ Sports that he agrees with ...More..