Japan, EU sign free trade pact amid worries about Trump

The Japan-EU trade deal is also a sign of shifting global ties as Trump distances the United States from long-time allies like the EU, NATO and Canada . The EPA has raised Japan-EU relations to a new height, he said. The deal will bring down the pri... More..

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Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bid
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bid

Eurosceptics will have a chance to show their strength in the House of Commons later Monday by voting on amendments to a bill setting up May's new customs regime after Brexit. "When MPs (members of parliament) ...More..

Mnuchin says US to consider waivers on Iran sanctions
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mnuchin says US to consider waivers on Iran sanctions

The rupee-rial arrangement was used to buy oil from Iran before sanctions were lifted against it three years ago. It was not immediately clear whether Gokhale requested the United States delegation to con...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal as U.S. puts up barriers

A joint statement released with the Japanese government afterwards said: "Today marks a historic step as we celebrate the signing of a highly ambitious trade agreement between two of the world's largest econo...More..

Thousand jobs to be axed as 80 more Poundworld stores…
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Thousand jobs to be axed as 80 more Poundworld stores…

The latest lot of closures will be phased throughout next weekend - Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22. This brings the number of branches still open to 230. "We are keeping staff appraised of developments as...More..

IMF Still Expects Global Economy to Grow 3.9% This Year
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

IMF Still Expects Global Economy to Grow 3.9% This Year

An escalation of tariffs to levels threatened by the United States, China and other countries would not only have a direct effect on demand, but would heighten uncertainty and hurt investment, the International...More..

by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix Earnings: Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds

In the third quarter, Netflix expects to add 5 million subscribers - 650,000 in the USA and 4.35 million internationally. Netflix had an average of 124.4 million paying subscribers in the quarter, up from 118...More..

US hits back with WTO challenge against Canada's retaliatory tariffs
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

US hits back with WTO challenge against Canada's retaliatory tariffs

The world's second-biggest economy expanded 6.7 percent in April-June, down from 6.8 percent in the first quarter and in line with a forecasts in an AFP survey of economists. "Europe and China, America and Russ...More..

Amazon Prime Day Crashes Amazon’s Website
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amazon Prime Day Crashes Amazon’s Website

The company brought in a total of $177.9 billion in sales past year across its retail and web services division. Amazon Prime users in India will be able to receive benefits on the Echo speaker series, K...More..

Apple is struggling big-time to sell iPhones in India
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Apple is struggling big-time to sell iPhones in India

Among the executives who've departed are its national sales and distribution chief, the head of its commercial channels and mid-market business, and the head of telecom carrier sales, said the people, who asked...More..

CVS apologizes after Chicago manager calls cops on black customer over coupon
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

CVS apologizes after Chicago manager calls cops on black customer over coupon

Hudson for her experience in one of our stores". Video of the incident shows Matson trembling uncontrollably while he's on the phone with the cops. Do you want to restore law and order to combat our ward's ...More..

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings

Revenue: $3.91 billion. Analysts were expecting $3.94 billion. In second quarter past year, Netflix posted $2.79 billion in sales. Netflix said it made a profit of $384m on revenue of $3.9 billion in the r...More..

How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you

Interested in Amazon? Add Amazon as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Amazon news, video, and analysis from ABC News. You can check out the full range of discounted Amazon devices over on the Prim...More..

Amazon extending deals on Prime Day
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amazon extending deals on Prime Day

These products may see discounts in the 30 to 50 percent range. The Echo Show is expected to be slashed to $129.99 ($100 off) and the Echo Dot will sell for $34.99 ($15 off). Amazon says last year's Prime ...More..

by | Monday, July 16, 2018

China challenges USA tariffs at WTO

European Council President Donald Tusk was speaking in Beijing at the opening of a summit between China and the European Union , just hours ahead of a summit between Trump and Putin in Helsinki. Critics of...More..

Papa John's name removed from Louisville stadium following n-word controversy
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Papa John's name removed from Louisville stadium following n-word controversy

A special committee of the board of directors met on Sunday to discuss its founder John Schnatter. The request to stop speaking with the media follows two interviews Schnatter conducted with WHAS and WLKY ...More..

Best Amazon Prime Day deals: get Kindle Unlimited FREE for 3 months
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Best Amazon Prime Day deals: get Kindle Unlimited FREE for 3 months

The biggest catch of this sale offer is that only the people who have the Amazon Prime membership can take advantage of the lucrative deals . The app also lets you get notifications when there are deals...More..

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Highlighting the dangers, a former Thai navy SEAL volunteering to work on the rescue effort died Friday while replenishing oxygen canisters that were placed along the escape route. James Anderson, a partner at ...More..

Trade Wars: China to import less soy first time since 2004
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Trade Wars: China to import less soy first time since 2004

Even Brazil, the world's top soybean exporter, is prepping for major purchases of USA soybeans to feed its domestic processors as it diverts more of its own crops to China at premium prices, according to export...More..

Everything you need to know about Australia's first Amazon Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Everything you need to know about Australia's first Amazon Prime Day

To gain an edge over rival e-commerce platform Flipkart, Amazon India is now heavily promoting its subscription-based services Amazon Prime, which offers exclusive deals on Amazon Prime Day , free and fast d...More..

Passengers hospitalised after Ryanair flight from Dublin makes emergency landing
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Passengers hospitalised after Ryanair flight from Dublin makes emergency landing

According to police in Frankfurt, 33 of the 189 passengers were hospitalized, some of which remained in the hospital overnight. The Ryanair plane descended 8,000m in seven minutes, observers say. "Customers w...More..

Russian MFA sends démarche of protest to Greece
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian MFA sends démarche of protest to Greece

July 13, Greece has made a decision to expel two Russian diplomats and to ban the entry of a further two due to their interference in the internal Affairs of the country. "Russian Federation must end its destab...More..

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo' for mocking submarine
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo' for mocking submarine

No evidence has emerged to substantiate Musk's claim of paedophilia. The mockery was fueled, in part, by reports that top rescue officials had considered Musk's submarine impractical for the cave's tight-w...More..

Target holds special summer sale for teachers
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Target holds special summer sale for teachers

The deal's webpage will go live July 15. The discounts will cover items from pens, pencils, crayons, and markers to classroom storage and organization material and even little things, like hand sanitizers. St...More..

Sweet! National Ice Cream Day deals
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Sweet! National Ice Cream Day deals

Not valid in Texas. Baskin-Robbins says its new FreakShakes are available starting today at a BR near you! This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Three limited-time " freak sh...More..

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Comcast raises Sky offer to $34 bn

Murdoch in his pursuit of the British firm. Second, if Disney wants to make sure Comcast only walks away with Sky , pushing the bid higher for the United Kingdom pay-TV company may be a defensive move to pro...More..

Oil prices settle mixed amid IEA report
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Oil prices settle mixed amid IEA report

On Wednesday, it was the opposite story, as economic worries trumped supply disruptions. Then again, around the Fourth of July. A number of uncertainties for global oil supply and demand could keep prices v...More..

Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade

Elon Musk himself has hit out at the suggestion that his creation of the miniature sub was anything other than a genuine effort to help, saying that the mockery he's received on the internet in recent days ha...More..

Commerce Lifts Ban on U.S. Suppliers Selling to Chinese Firm ZTE
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Commerce Lifts Ban on U.S. Suppliers Selling to Chinese Firm ZTE

Republican and Democratic US senators said on Thursday they want the government to reinstate penalties on ZTE Corp , despite a Trump administration agreement paving the way for an end of a ban on the Chinese t...More..

McDonald’s pulls salads from 3,000 restaurants after parasite sickens dozens
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

McDonald’s pulls salads from 3,000 restaurants after parasite sickens dozens

Since mid-May, it has sickened 15 people in Iowa , 29 in IL, and 10 others in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska. When ingested, it can cause a non-life-threatening intestinal illness called cyc...More..