• Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce
Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announce

Statements from both Coca-Cola and Aurora Cannabis conspicuously left open the possibility that the two companies were indeed in negotiations over a CBD-infused "recovery drink", but neither party has confirmed any plans or even talks, on the record.

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  • Dozens of passengers on Indian flight experience ear pain and nose bleeding
Dozens of passengers on Indian flight experience ear pain and nose bleeding

Jet Airways passengers, who suffered extreme physical discomfort, pain, and bleeding in some cases in a flight Thursday, vented their ire on the airline accusing it and the Mumbai airport authorities of severe callous service and even with threats of legal action.

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  • Amazon plans up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021
Amazon plans up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Having almost 3,000 locations would make Amazon Go the third-largest convenience store chain in the USA, just under 7-Eleven and the parent company of Circle K, according to CSP, an industry publication . Kroger fell 1.5 percent, and Target declined 0.6 percent. What's more, Amazon has grown its advertising business 242 percent since 2017, ...

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  • Audi Debuts EV SUV in San Francisco, Amazon Assists
Audi Debuts EV SUV in San Francisco, Amazon Assists

Audi claims E-tron to be integrated with a fast charger, capable of charging from zero to 80% in just 30 minutes. That puts it up against premium electric vehicle rivals the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace for range, however higher capacity 100D Teslas and Mercedes's EQC will exceed this.

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  • Jack Ma walks back promise to create 1M United States jobs
Jack Ma walks back promise to create 1M United States jobs

Ma met U.S. President Donald Trump two years ago and laid out the Chinese e-commerce giant's plan to bring one million small U.S. businesses onto its platform to sell to Chinese consumers over the next five years. "I'm just 54, and I still have at least 16 years to do something new", Mr Ma told Xinhua . In an interview with Chinese outlet X...

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  • Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on side of plane
Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on side of plane

The image had been posted on the Hong Kong Aviation Discussion Board , a Facebook group for plane spotters. After being notified, the Hong Kong-based airline took to social media to share its mistake. But an engineer for Haeco, a sister company of the airline, questioned whether it was a genuine error. The airline claimed it was an honest mi...

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  • Tesla shares hit by criminal probe report
Tesla shares hit by criminal probe report

Unsworth was publicly critical of Musk's attempts to involve himself in the rescue using a purpose-built miniature submarine , which Unsworth described as having "absolutely no chance of working". The 47-year-old billionaire, who earlier this month faced investor ire over smoking marijuana on a live web show, has indicated in the past that Tesla...

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  • McDonald's workers, activists protest alleged sexual harassment in 10 cities, including Chicago
McDonald's workers, activists protest alleged sexual harassment in 10 cities, including Chicago

She described what she went through at work. The Hart Survey also reported that more than one in five women who face sexual harassment - 21 percent - report that, after raising the issue, their employer took some negative action, including cutting their hours, changing them to a less desirable schedule, giving them additional duties and being den...

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  • Where you can get free food on ‘National Cheeseburger Day’
Where you can get free food on ‘National Cheeseburger Day’

The following deals are available at participating locations Tuesday, Sept. 18 and while supplies last. If you've already joined, then you can go on ahead and get your free cheeseburger. Over at IHOP , the restaurant is offering a free side of two Buttermilk pancakes or two Pumpkin Spice pancakes with the purchase of any Ultimate Steakburger...

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  • Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs
Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs

The Finance Ministry said it was going ahead with plans announced in August for the increases of 10 percent and 5 percent on 5,207 types of us goods. "Today's retaliatory tariffs are not an effective trade policy and may violate USA law". "It is a grand strategy of negotiating", Kudlow said. However, should China retaliate - Bloomberg headl...

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  • Saudi fund invests $1bn in Tesla rival Lucid
Saudi fund invests $1bn in Tesla rival Lucid

It wasn't clear if that loan money played a part in the electric-car investment. The Financial Times newspaper previously reported that the Saudi sovereign wealth fund, known by the acronym PIF, had secured a near 5-per cent stake in Tesla recently.

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  • 5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt
5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

U.S. President Donald Trump made a decision to begin taxing the imports - equal to almost 40 per cent of goods China sold the United States a year ago - after a public comment period. But many analysts say his combative actions seem unlikely to succeed. In the minutes of its recent meeting, the Reserve Bank board cited the US-China trade war an...

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  • Wall Street falls ahead of Trump announcement on US-China trade war
Wall Street falls ahead of Trump announcement on US-China trade war

After weeks of threats, Trump followed through with 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion in imports from China , which take effect September 24, and are on top of the $50 billion already subject to 25 percent duties. China vowed to retaliate against the new round of tariffs announced Monday by Trump. Beijing counterpunched. It imposed a tax of up to...

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  • Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank, BoB to merge
Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank, BoB to merge

The amalgamated bank would be the third largest bank in India and will be strong competitive lender with economies of scale, he said adding the three would have synergies for network, low-priced deposits and subsidiaries. "Prior to 2008, loans worth Rs 18 lakh crore were given". "It was only after 2015 that the real picture was known and the gove...

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  • Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200b in goods
Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200b in goods

In recent months, Washington and Beijing imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of goods headed across each other's border. So far, the United States has imposed tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese products to pressure China to make sweeping changes to its trade, technology transfer and high-tech industrial subsidy policies.

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  • Trump escalates trade war, sets new tariffs on $200B in Chinese goods
Trump escalates trade war, sets new tariffs on $200B in Chinese goods

Apple Inc. said last month the proposed duties on $200 billion cover a wide range of products used in its USA operations.U.S. stock futures edged lower, Asian equities slumped and European shares fluctuated amid investor concerns a heightened trade war will crimp corporate profits and undermine economic growth.

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  • Trump says cost increases from tariffs are 'almost unnoticeable'
Trump says cost increases from tariffs are 'almost unnoticeable'

In a pair of early morning tweets, Trump hailed his combative trade policy as a boon to American economic health and said the United States steel industry, which the White House has championed in new protectionist measures, was now "the talk of the world".

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  • Coca-Cola considering cannabis beverages
Coca-Cola considering cannabis beverages

The discussions, which are said to be "serious", concern a line of drinks that would contain the non-psychoactive cannabidiol chemical, meaning consumers wouldn't drink the beverages to catch a buzz but rather to ease pain or inflammation.

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  • Oil prices claw back on supply concerns though but demand worries drag
Oil prices claw back on supply concerns though but demand worries drag

In July, Iran's oil minister reported that Saudi Arabia had pumped 10.489 million barrels per day in June, up 459,000 from May and above its target of just over 10 million bpd. The US likely surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation as the world's top crude producer, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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  • Time magazine to be sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff
Time magazine to be sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

The couple scoop up the media and marketing company that boasts 175 million United States consumers each month from Meredith Corporation, which ended up with the brand as part of its purchase of Time Inc in January this year. The Benioffs will not be involved in the day-to-day operations or journalistic decisions, which will continue to be led ...

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  • Fresh hike in fuel prices
Fresh hike in fuel prices

The decision comes two months after the state government had increased tax on petrol and diesel by 2% each while announcing the budget. The price of fuel is reportedly highest in Mumbai at 89.44 rupees per litre of petrol and 78.33 rupees per litre of diesel.

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  • Mark Carney To Stay At Bank of England Until January 2020
Mark Carney To Stay At Bank of England Until January 2020

The bank raised rates at its previous meeting in August so was always unlikely to change policy for a second consecutive month . After the BoE policy decision, markets will later turn their focus to the European Central Bank with consensus expectations from analysts and economists polled predicting that the bank will leave its benchmark rate at t...

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  • Dozens dead as Typhoon Mangkhut rips through southeast Asia
Dozens dead as Typhoon Mangkhut rips through southeast Asia

The Hong Kong Observatory warned people to stay away from the Victoria Harbour landmark, where storm surges battered the sandbag-reinforced waterfront. China Central Television, the state broadcaster, said four people had been killed in Guangdong, China's most populous province of over 100 million residents.

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  • Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas
Over 722,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

As of 11 a.m. Hurricane Florence was about 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, N.C., with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. Speaking during a visit to Moscow less than an hour after the hurricane made landfall in North Carolina, Perry said "we've done this many times before".

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  • Ex-employee suspected after strawberries spiked with needles
Ex-employee suspected after strawberries spiked with needles

Three punnets of Donnybrook strawberries containing sewing needles were found at Redbank Plains, Tweed Heads and Everton Park. Driving with a friend, Haoni van Dorp, the two purchased a punnet of strawberries on Sunday afternoon. Police are now interviewing what could end up being around 100 staff from the two affected farms, the ABC reported. ...

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