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Finance Reaction to Trump's steel tariffs: 'What happens to Gus's Pizza?'
Author: 0 Reaction to Trump's steel tariffs: 'What happens to Gus's Pizza?'

The tariffs are aimed at allowing the U.S. steel and aluminium industries to increase their capacity utilization rates above 80 percent for the first time in years. But EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has repeatedly refused to "negotiate under threat" and reiterated the position today, saying: "That is not the way we do business".

Finance Amazon to block Australians from its U.S. website
Author: 0 Amazon to block Australians from its U.S. website

From July 1, Amazon will redirect local shoppers trying to visit the likes of Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk to its much smaller Australian site, thwarting those who enjoy the lower prices offered overseas. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison announced the change in April 2017, eight months before Amazon opened its Australian unit. Shares in local e-commerce site Kogan.com gained 0.2 per cent to $9.09, while shares in electronics retailers JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman rose 2.4 per cent to $23.99 ...

Finance Sears closing NorthPark Mall store, keeping Moline Kmart open
Author: 0 Sears closing NorthPark Mall store, keeping Moline Kmart open

There were several IN locations on the list. Sears is the second anchor store NorthPark Mall has lost in the past few months, after Bon-Ton announced it is closing stores nationwide this summer, including the Davenport Younkers. Sears, founded in 1893 as a mail-order business, has faced a number of hurdles in recent years as consumers increasingly shop online. The company revealed the closures as it announced revenues dropped more than 30% for the quarter to $2.9 billion.

Finance Consumer Reports changes its mind on Tesla Model 3
Author: 0 Consumer Reports changes its mind on Tesla Model 3

Following a series of crashes involving Tesla cars on autopilot, two consumer advocacy groups are calling for an investigation into the company and its marketing practices. After giving Tesla (TSLA) a failing grade on its Model 3 sedan, Consumer Reports reversed its position Wednesday and gave the electric vehicle its recommendation.

Finance Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies
Author: 0 Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies

State oil company PTT PCL is 1 million barrels of WTI Midland, while Thai Oil and Esso Thailand bought at least 500,000 barrels of Bakken crude each, said traders with knowledge of the country's crude deals. Since then the black stuff has lost more than another dollar in electronic trading to trade at $66.69 Monday morning. Probably not, although India is among Saudi Arabia's largest clients, and its demand for oil is growing at the fastest pace in the world.

Finance Singapore Airlines to fly direct to NY
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines to fly direct to NY

Singapore Air's new service - which will overtake Qatar Airways' Doha-Auckland route as the world's longest - will initially offer three flights in the first week, increasing to daily from October 18. Singapore Airlines also now has 21 A350-900s in its fleet, with 46 more on order including seven of the ULR variant. The airline is expected to take delivery of its first ULR in September with all seven to be delivered by the end of the year.

Finance Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV
Author: 0 Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV

Laguna Beach police sergeant Jim Cota said the police officer was not in his vehicle at the time of the collision. This week, Palo Alto-based Tesla said Autopilot was not engaged when a Model S veered off a road and plunged into a pond outside San Francisco, killing the driver.

Finance White House puts $50 billion worth of tariffs on China
Author: 0 White House puts $50 billion worth of tariffs on China

The White House statement said: "Discussions with China will continue on these topics, and the United States looks forward to resolving long-standing structural issues and expanding our exports by eliminating China's severe import restrictions".

Finance The Company Behind Krispy Kreme and Panera Is Buying Pret a Manger
Author: 0 The Company Behind Krispy Kreme and Panera Is Buying Pret a Manger

The food-and-drink empire built by JAB, a Luxembourg-based investment company backed by the billionaire Reimann family, competes in the USA with Starbucks Corp. 'All of us at Pret believe JAB will be excellent long-term strategic owners. Olivier Goudet, JAB partner and chief executive, said: "We're very excited to partner with Pret and its talented team to continue their extraordinary growth story".

Finance Which Starbucks locations are closed for racial-bias training May 29?
Author: 0 Which Starbucks locations are closed for racial-bias training May 29?

Starbucks employees will receive sensitivity and bias training Tuesday, following the arrest of two black men who visited one of the chain's coffee shops last month. The Seattle-based coffeehouse operator is closing roughly 8,000 company locations today to conduct racial-bias education with more than 175,000 workers.

Finance Return to pre-deal oil output levels possible, says Russia's Novak
Author: 0 Return to pre-deal oil output levels possible, says Russia's Novak

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $66.31 a barrel, down $1.57, or 2.3 per cent. Brent and WTI have fallen by 6.4 per cent and almost 9 per cent respectively from peaks reached earlier in May. But even if Asia and Europe are keen to take more US crude, the record volumes are straining export infrastructure in the United States, limiting its ability to pump and ship more oil.

Finance Weak Indian Rupee mainly responsible for fuel price hike: Oil Minister
Author: 0 Weak Indian Rupee mainly responsible for fuel price hike: Oil Minister

When global crude oil price was declining between November 2014 to February 2016, the government had raised excise duty on petrol and diesel by nine times to boost its revenue. The surge in fuel prices is mainly attributed to the rise in crude oil price, depreciation of rupee against the United States dollar and the high excise duty levied on petrol and diesel.

Finance North and South Korean Leaders Meet to Discuss Canceled Summit With Trump
Author: 0 North and South Korean Leaders Meet to Discuss Canceled Summit With Trump

In a whirlwind 24 hours, the United States leader cancelled the highly anticipated meeting, due to take place in Singapore on June 12, before saying it was potentially back on the cards. After some fiery North Korean rhetoric, Mr Trump announced the summit would not be held. USA regional allies Japan and South Korea , as well as North Korea's main ally, China, urged the two countries to salvage the summit on Friday.

Finance North and South Korean leaders meet again at border
Author: 0 North and South Korean leaders meet again at border

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Mr Pompeo and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha reaffirmed their "shared commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" and pledged to coordinate "in all of their efforts to create conditions for dialogue with North Korea ".

Finance Millions of cars recalled due to faulty cruise control
Author: 0 Millions of cars recalled due to faulty cruise control

Owners have been told not to use the function until they get software upgrades. It spans the 2014 to 2019 model years, and includes popular models like the Ram 1500 pickup truck, Chrysler Pacifica minivan, and Jeep Wrangler SUV. "I was able to overpower the engine with the brakes and get the vehicle to the side of the road", the driver wrote. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has weighed in too, adding its own recommendation that it "strongly encourages vehicle ...

Finance Petrol price crosses Rs 85 in Mumbai, no relief in sight
Author: 0 Petrol price crosses Rs 85 in Mumbai, no relief in sight

For the first time, the price of petrol crossed Rs 80 level in Kolkata and Chennai, where it was retailing at Rs 80.12 and Rs 80.42, respectively. When the global oil prices were down, the government had hiked the excise duty on fuel nine times, between November 2014 and January 2016, but reduced it only once, in October previous year.

Finance AAA will tow you home for free this Memorial Day weekend
Author: 0 AAA will tow you home for free this Memorial Day weekend

The bad news? At a national average of $2.96 a gallon as of Thursday. "For all those that have said summer travel will be unaffected by high gas prices, we offer thousands of respondents who have strongly indicated that's not true, especially as gas prices continue to climb", DeHaan said.

Finance Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates America Is ‘Respected Again’
Author: 0 Trump Tells Naval Academy Graduates America Is ‘Respected Again’

Trump told the sailors on the ship that day. "Our country has regained the respect that we used to have long ago", said Trump, who did not mention North Korea in his remarks. "And when did we need it more than now?" "The best way to prevent war, is to be fully prepared for war", Trump said. The president told the graduates that his interest in building up the military is as a means to prevent war but also told the graduates that "victory, winning, handsome words" would be the only ...

Finance GDPR takes effect: What you need to know
Author: 0 GDPR takes effect: What you need to know

Tronc , headquartered in Chicago, owns some of America's biggest newspapers, including the LA Times, Chicago Tribune , New York Daily News and Baltimore Sun. Companies have one month to comply. Today marks the start of Europe's tough new privacy regime, and despite two years of warning and preparation time, at least two newspaper chains in the US couldn't figure it out.

Finance Kansas City Royals vs. Texas Rangers Matchup 05/25/18
Author: 0 Kansas City Royals vs. Texas Rangers Matchup 05/25/18

Kansas City has given up only five runs in its last three contests. The public betting for this game now has 66 percent of the wagers going on Texas at home. Mike Minor toes the rubber for the Rangers this evening. The Rangers optioned left-hander Brandon Mann to Triple-A Round Rock and recalled right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx, who started Thursday and suffered the loss.

Finance Europe, US 'far from a compromise' on Iran nuclear deal: Germany
Author: 0 Europe, US 'far from a compromise' on Iran nuclear deal: Germany

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, addressing government officials on the occasion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, said the USA has been aiming to topple the Islamic republic for 40 years. "The Islamic Republic can not deal with a government that easily violates an worldwide treaty, withdraws its signature and in a theatrical show brags about its withdrawal on television", he said in excerpts of his remarks posted on his website .

Finance Ariana Grande marks anniversary of Manchester bomb attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande marks anniversary of Manchester bomb attack

The performance will feature the Manchester Survivors Choir, a group of people who were in attendance on the night of the bombing, and Parrs Wood High School's Harmony Group, whose post-attack tribute went viral past year and received praise from Grande herself.

Finance California Starbucks Employee Writes Racial Slur on Latino Customer's Cup
Author: 0 California Starbucks Employee Writes Racial Slur on Latino Customer's Cup

The customer, who wishes to only be identified by his first name - Pedro - told Telemundo 52 that the word "beaner", not his name, was printed on the two beverages he ordered. "Also, we are investigating the incident to ensure this will not be repeated". Hernandez told CNN that Pedro declined to comment for this story. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson , were waiting for a business meeting they scheduled at the store.

Finance Trump repaid Stormy money to lawyer
Author: 0 Trump repaid Stormy money to lawyer

Cohen was working on the Trump Tower Moscow project as late as May 2016, the communications show, when he previously told Congress he stopped working on it in January of that year. President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, told Business Insider that new information about the president's reimbursement of longtime lawyer Michael Cohen does not undercut his previous statements on the issue.

Finance King Soopers parent Kroger partners with world's largest online grocery supermarket
Author: 0 King Soopers parent Kroger partners with world's largest online grocery supermarket

The deal with Kroger is arguably Ocado's biggest to date and demonstrates that the company's technology push is starting to gain traction after some five years or so of pushing it. Under the partnership, the pair are looking to open three similar sites in the United States this year - with a further 17 in the pipeline. Ocado already has a presence in other countries, including partnerships with Sobeys in Canada, Groupe Casino in France and ICA Group in Sweden.

Finance Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Analyst Ratings as of May 14, 2018
Author: 0 Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Analyst Ratings as of May 14, 2018

About 4.25 million shares traded. Pennon Group Plc (LON:PNN) has 0.00% since May 15, 2017 and is. IWG underperformed by 11.55% the S&P 500. Among 21 analysts covering SSE PLC ( LON:SSE ), 11 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 6 Hold. Numis Securities has "Buy" rating and GBX 260 target. GBX 94.83's average target is 88.34% above currents GBX 50.35 stock price. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 24 with "Market Perform".

Finance The Red Hydrogen One will debut on Verizon and AT&T
Author: 0 The Red Hydrogen One will debut on Verizon and AT&T

Like we said details about the phone are scarce but apparently it will feature a mysterious holographic display and camera capable of recording 3D video. In addition to the new smartphone, the company behind the smartphone will launch the HYDROGEN network, an exclusive network of channels with 4-View content.

Finance Wall Street heads south as Trump bashes China and oil prices flare
Author: 0 Wall Street heads south as Trump bashes China and oil prices flare

Brent, a crude reference in Europe, has reached 80.18 dollars per barrel, compared to 79.28 of Wednesday's closing. As for Opec , leading members have assured traders they have plenty of crude to make up for any losses from sanctioned Iran , though the cartel showed no signs of ramping up output.

Finance East Coast Main Line services under public control from next month
Author: 0 East Coast Main Line services under public control from next month

Mr Grayling said at the time it was clear the franchise would only continue in its current form for a "very small number of months" and the option of the Department for Transport stepping in was "very much on the table". Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary, will reveal the Authorities should take again management of companies after Stagecoach and Virgin each didn't run them at a revenue.

Finance Amazon is giving Prime members a 10% discount at Whole Foods
Author: 0 Amazon is giving Prime members a 10% discount at Whole Foods

Some of the savings examples cited include wild-caught halibut steaks at half-price, organic strawberries at $2.99 ($2 cheaper than normal), and buy-one-get-one-free deals for Whole Foods' sparkling water. By using the app , customers can log in using their Amazon Prime usernames and passwords, which will generate a QR code that the Whole Foods cashier can scan at checkout to apply any savings they might have earned.

Finance Petrol prices above Rs 75 per litre in New Delhi
Author: 0 Petrol prices above Rs 75 per litre in New Delhi

The rise in global oil prices will hit a sore spot for South African motorists as yet another substantial fuel price hike is on the cards for the end of May. Mumbai becomes the most affected city in India when it comes to fuel price hike. The companies need to catch up on market prices as 19-day price freeze has created a wider gap.

Finance SpaceX Falcon 9 Ultimate Rocket Targets 99 More Launches
Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon 9 Ultimate Rocket Targets 99 More Launches

And I believe our most conservative consumers would agree with that". SpaceX blamed "a basic ground system vehicle abort" for stopping the countdown 58 seconds prior to liftoff. The rocket's first stage was successfully recovered, landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" offshore droneship, about eight minutes after the launch, at an unmanned platform vessel in the Pacific Ocean.

Finance Home Depot Q1 Gains As Average Ticket Boosts Comps
Author: 0 Home Depot Q1 Gains As Average Ticket Boosts Comps

Earnest Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of The Home Depot during the fourth quarter worth approximately $108,000. ( NYSE :HD) for 883 shs. The stock was sold at an average price of $183.79, for a total value of $20,894,533.73. Since November 16, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Home Depot has 31 analyst reports.

Finance Facebook reports increased action on graphic content
Author: 0 Facebook reports increased action on graphic content

Guy Rosen , Facebook's vice president of product management, said the company had substantially increased its efforts over the past 18 months to flag and remove inappropriate content. For the most part, it has not provided more details on the hiring plan, including how many will be full-time Facebook employees and how many will be contractors.