• U.S. tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies
U.S. tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

Trump first announced tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum for national security reasons in March. The EU - along with Canada and Mexico - are now receiving a temporary exemption which expires Friday. Ross said that Trump can "do anything he wishes at any point subsequent from today" on whether to impose tariffs and quotes. ...

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  • World's longest flight to be launched by Singapore Airlines
World's longest flight to be launched by Singapore Airlines

The flight will cover a distance of 9,537 miles with a travelling time of up to 18 hours 45 minutes. These will eclipse the 14,525km Qatar Airways flights from Doha to Auckland as the world's longest, according to airline data provider OAG.

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  • Scots Clinic to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts
Scots Clinic to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts

Do I carry on trading in cryptocurrency after losing money - to try to gain it back? Castle Craig Hospital , which has provided gambling , drug, and alcohol rehab for thirty years, has chose to accommodate cryptocurrency addiction into its gambling program.

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  • Amazon blocks Australia from its United States site due to new GST rules
Amazon blocks Australia from its United States site due to new GST rules

In an email to customers today, the company said from 1 July it would redirect Australian shoppers from its worldwide sites to amazon.com.au where products sold by Amazon US will be available on the new global store. Australians will be restricted to Amazon's local website from July. It had around A$1 billion in sales from Australia annually thro...

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  • Millions of United Kingdom users now banned from Whatsapp
Millions of United Kingdom users now banned from Whatsapp

The Google complaint was filed in France on behalf of a user who couldn't activate a new Android phone without the wholesale acceptance of Google's new terms of service - which say various kinds of data will be collected whatever happens.

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  • Jeff Bezos details his moon colony ambitions
Jeff Bezos details his moon colony ambitions

Our species must move heavy industry to space, where it won't be subject to the constraints of gravity and where it can be powered by 24/7 solar power, leaving the Earth for people to live on and as a place for light industry, Bezos told the audience.

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  • Dunkin' Donuts to offer free donut on National Donut Day
Dunkin' Donuts to offer free donut on National Donut Day

Mr. Ronnie's will be offering a dozen glazed or mixed doughnuts for $8 Friday. In fact, the event started in Chicago in 1938 with the Salvation Army honoring its female members who served doughnuts on the front lines during World War I . Kellyn's Kafe (Salisbury, Maryland): Buy one doughnut, get one free. Stan's owner Rich Labriola said in a ...

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  • Italy Prime Minister Designate Struggles To Form Government
Italy Prime Minister Designate Struggles To Form Government

However, the gains were soon wiped out and analysts warned that any Cottarelli-led government was unlikely to win a confidence vote in parliament, meaning it would serve merely as a caretaker until new elections can be held. If a coalition can not be formed, the country will again hold elections, with the president having to dissolve parliament and...

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  • Teslas Model 3 has big flaws
Teslas Model 3 has big flaws

A review by the influential magazine on Monday the vehicle, despite many positives, had "big flaws", including braking slower than a full-sized pickup truck. The shares had finished nearly 3 percent higher on Monday, helped by news of plans to deliver higher-priced, more profitable versions of the Model 3.

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  • Microsoft's value overtakes Alphabet for the first time in three years
Microsoft's value overtakes Alphabet for the first time in three years

And all four companies are in the race to become the first U.S. company ever to land a dizzying trillion dollar market cap . On Tuesday, Microsoft's market cap surpassed Google parent company Alphabet's for the first time in three years, as the two tech giants continue on in the unofficial race to a market capitalization of $1 trillion.

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  • Indian CFO Will Decide When Tesla Will Enter Country, Says Elon Musk
Indian CFO Will Decide When Tesla Will Enter Country, Says Elon Musk

Another software update will address the controls, he wrote . "Tesla won't stop until Model 3 has better braking than any remotely comparable auto". But Consumer Reports still has concerns over wind noise, a stiff ride, and the touch-screen controls that could distract a driver. That kind of observation clearly pleases Musk, who launched a ...

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  • U.S. to slap restrictions on some Chinese investments
U.S. to slap restrictions on some Chinese investments

The trade spat between the top two economies of the world began last month with Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into US. While the White House has not confirmed the full list of product types that will be subjected to the 25 per cent tariffs, it did note that the tech-heavy Made in China 2025 strategy will be targeted.

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  • World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October
World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October

Singapore will deploy its new fleet of next-generation, carbon-composite Airbus A350-900ULR airliners for the flight. "Being part of the larger pool makes the economics of the operation more sound", Mr. Its return will see the first use of the Airbus A350-900ULR. Singapore Airlines is the latest to enter the fray with a 9,535-mile flight from...

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  • De Beers leaps into synthetic diamond sales
De Beers leaps into synthetic diamond sales

The decision appears to be a turnaround for a company that has historically been an outspoken critic of synthetic stones. That quote cuts to the heart of DeBeers' problem, which could mean the end of its diamond days. Element Six is a supplier of synthetic diamonds for such industrial uses as cutting, grinding, drilling, mining, polishing, optics...

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  • 'Betrayed' Canadians could launch unprecedented protests over Trans Mountain, activist says
'Betrayed' Canadians could launch unprecedented protests over Trans Mountain, activist says

The federal government and the Houston company were in talks for over a month about saving the project, which Kinder Morgan threatened to abandon as of Thursday unless federal officials remove political. St. Louis-based Edward Jones senior analyst Jen Rowland said while the deal is a "slight positive" as it helps reduce balance sheet leverage and...

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  • Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison
Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison

Bennett in a press release today by the US DOJ. Baratov pleaded guilty past year, admitting to providing hacker-for-hire services. The sentence imposed reflects the seriousness of hacking for hire. Belan was also designated as being subject to sanctions per a presidential executive order dated December 29, 2016. Mr. Baratov wasn't believed to...

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  • UK hit by '15,000 to 20,000' lightning strikes as thunderstorms roll in
UK hit by '15,000 to 20,000' lightning strikes as thunderstorms roll in

The organization of the London Fire Brigade said that due to a lightning strike, there was not a single fire. Sunday in some parts of the country just an hour dropped almost 3 inches of rain. Pamelasaurusrex shared a photo on Instagram of two people running for shelter outside King's Cross Station as a lightning bolt arced across the sky over...

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  • Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government
Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 391.64 points, or 1.58 percent, to 24,361.45, the S&P 500 lost 31.47 points, or 1.16 percent, to 2,689.86 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 37.26 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,396.59. Earlier this week, there was talk that a new vote in Italy would not be held until late this year or early 2019, prolonging th...

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  • India's top fuel retailer trims petrol, diesel prices
India's top fuel retailer trims petrol, diesel prices

After 16 days of relentless price hikes, petrol price was today cut by about 60 paise a litre and diesel by 56 paise on the back of softening global oil rates and strengthening Indian rupee. Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 15-16 paise on Tuesday even as oil prices were mixed. According to the Indian Oil Corporation website, petrol ...

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  • California rolls out digital license plates for $699
California rolls out digital license plates for $699

During the trial period, digital plates can only be used in up to 0.5 per cent of all cars registered in California , or around 175,000 vehicles. The new plates have already hit the streets in Sacramento, as the state's capital city is trying to get autonomous vehicle companies to test their tech there.

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  • Trump administration to tighten restrictions on some Chinese visas
Trump administration to tighten restrictions on some Chinese visas

The decision for the Trump administration to take action is a result of an investigation conducted by the U.S. Trade Representative under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether Beijing's trade practices may be "unreasonable or discriminatory" and that may be "harming American intellectual property rights, innovation or technology...

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  • Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV
Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV

The police SUV ended up with its two passenger-side wheels on a pavement. "When using Autopilot, drivers are continuously reminded of their responsibility to keep their hands on the wheel and maintain control of the vehicle at all times", a Tesla representative told Business Insider.

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  • Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag
Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $75.70 per barrel at 0655 GMT, down 74 cents, or 1 per cent, from their last close. "Rising anticipation of a gradual exit from the OPEC-led output-cut agreement has continued to weigh on oil prices in today's trading session", said Abhishek Kumar, senior energy analyst at Interfax Energy Global Gas Analytics, ad...

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  • Canadian Banks Refuse to Pay Ransom After Potential Data Breach
Canadian Banks Refuse to Pay Ransom After Potential Data Breach

Mukul Kumar, chief information security officer and vice president of Cyber-Practice at Cavirin, said the breach at the Canadian banks is somewhat disturbing. According to Simplii Financial, which was rebranded by parent bank CIBC in August 2017 , following the end of a partnership with Canadian grocer Loblaw, there's no indication that CIBC cust...

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  • Krispy Kreme Owner Bets Americans Will Eat at Pret A Manger
Krispy Kreme Owner Bets Americans Will Eat at Pret A Manger

JAB Holding Co ., based in Luxembourg, did not disclose the financial terms of its deal with the current owner, the private equity firm Bridgepoint. JAB made an approach to buy Pret A Manger as Bridgepoint was considering a USA initial public offering of the company, Bloomberg News reported past year, citing people familiar with the situation.

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