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US Trade Deficit Unexpectedly Narrows To $46.2 Billion In April

US Trade Deficit Unexpectedly Narrows To $46.2 Billion In April

When adjusted for inflation, the trade gap narrowed to $77.5 billion from $78.2 billion in March. One Wall Street economist said the US economy was not just on solid footing, but will likely show ac...

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Gavin Patterson is out as BT CEO

Gavin Patterson is out as BT CEO

But the company has faced criticism for its handling of Britain's broadband infrastructure and its shares have lost more than half their value in the last two years. Throughout that time I've been imm...

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Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels

Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels

He predicted OPEC would not heed the USA request and said oil prices would jump in response to Washington's sanctions on Iran and Venezuela , as they did during a previous round of US sanctions a...

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Trump Feuds With Leaders of France, Canada Before Summit

After the contentious salvos on social media and the Trudeau-Macron news conference, the White House announced Trump would depart the summit at 10:30 a.m. All-out trade war: Merkel told German lawmake...

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Ghana Football Association dissolved after bribery allegations

Ghana Football Association dissolved after bribery allegations

It further stated that immediate steps will be taken to have the GFA dissolved. The statement added that the government will announce provisional measures to govern football until a new body is form...

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Alibaba Affiliate to Boost Blockchain Development After $14 Billion Raise

Alibaba Affiliate to Boost Blockchain Development After $14 Billion Raise

It raised the Series C cash in two tranches: around $3 billion denominated in renminbi, taking in existing investors, and the rest denominated in USA dollars, with new investors including the likes of...

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Global Investment Flows Plummeted 23% in 2017 to Three-Year Low

Global Investment Flows Plummeted 23% in 2017 to Three-Year Low

As per the UNCTAD, the foreign inflows to India decreased from $ 44 billion in 2016 to $ 40 billion in 2017. By the end of 2017, ONGC had 39 projects in 18 countries, producing 285,000 barrels of oi...

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Italy's PM takes aim at migrants and austerity in maiden speech

Italy's PM takes aim at migrants and austerity in maiden speech

Almost nine hours after debate started, Italy's Senate, the upper house of parliament, backed Conte's government by a vote of 171-117, mostly along party lines. Italy already has the biggest debt bu...

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KFC To Test Vegetarian Fried Chicken Option In U.K.

KFC To Test Vegetarian Fried Chicken Option In U.K.

In a statement, KFC said the recipe "is still in its very early stages, and so the options we're exploring in our kitchen are still top secret". A menu update later this year will include a reinvented...

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London Stock Exchange opening delayed for an hour due to technical glitch

London Stock Exchange opening delayed for an hour due to technical glitch

The exchange eventually began trading at 9.00 a.m. BST (4.00 a.m. ET), following a 15-minute auction to determine the opening prices of securities traded at the venue. Traders were given an hour's rep...

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United States company offers new look at prototype flying vehicle

United States company offers new look at prototype flying vehicle

Kitty Hawk says the Flyer is "easy to fly" but recommends professional training. Kitty Hawk , funded by Page, unveiled a "Flyer" model that it has described as "an exciting first step to sharing...

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Cambridge Analytica Chief Accused Of Taking $8M From Company

Cambridge Analytica Chief Accused Of Taking $8M From Company

The Polo-playing product of the renowned public school Eton College reiterated his denial that the firm had worked on the campaigns to secure the British departure from the European Union in the 2016 ...

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Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash driver had hands off wheel: US agency

Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash driver had hands off wheel: US agency

Passersby pulled Huang from the wreckage moments before the vehicle burst into flames, but he later died from his injuries at a hospital. Tesla has faced criticism for calling its system Autopilot b...

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Government publish customs

Government publish customs "backstop" plan after last minute talks

May agreed to a backstop - which would see the United Kingdom match EU trade tariffs temporarily in order to avoid a hard border in Ireland - in principle in December, but objected to the EU's languag...

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No formal meeting between Trump and UK's May at G7: United Kingdom official

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, pressed about a Washington Post report that the White House was considering additional economic penalties against Canada , told reporters that Ottawa wa...

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Darlington and Middlesbrough in House of Fraser closure plans

Darlington and Middlesbrough in House of Fraser closure plans

House of Fraser said it has already informed staff set to be impacted by the plans, and was committed to "working with all those affected openly and with sensitivity over the months ahead". 'Our legac...

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Medicare out of money in 2026

Medicare out of money in 2026

The forecasts show no sign that a burst of economic growth will dramatically improve the finances of the government's largest entitlement programs. Here's the problem. Social Security encompasses t...

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Brisbane's Notorious Poo Jogger Identified As 64-Year-Old Corporate Exec

Brisbane's Notorious Poo Jogger Identified As 64-Year-Old Corporate Exec

The feces fiend made more than 30 deposits outside an apartment complex in the Greenslopes neighborhood of Brisbane , according to media reports. Eventually, he was caught in early May and charged wi...

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Mexico Imposes Import Tariffs On US Pork, Agricultural Goods

Mexico Imposes Import Tariffs On US Pork, Agricultural Goods

It appears President Donald Trump is hoping to stoke more divisions and confrontations as he plans to head to this week's G7 summit being held in Charlevoix, Quebec - and Canada is in his crosshai...

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Salad Cream set for name change

Salad Cream set for name change

Of course, Heinz is not the first food company to pitch a major rebrand. Salad Cream, one of the UK's most traditional condiments may be renamed Sandwich Cream, it has been reported. While it might ...

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Billionaire donor David Koch to retire

Billionaire donor David Koch to retire

Koch can also be stepping down as chairman of the board for the Individuals For Prosperity Basis, the charity related to Koch brothers' main political group. They have also devoted significant time ...

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Top 5 worst roads in southwestern Ontario, according to CAA vote

Top 5 worst roads in southwestern Ontario, according to CAA vote

Alysson Storey, who has been advocating for concrete barriers to be built along the stretch of the highway since last summer, said residents shouldn't be proud the road made the list. Potholes were li...

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Video shows rodents running through burger buns at Delaware Burger King

Video shows rodents running through burger buns at Delaware Burger King

The video has been viewed almost 700,000 times and shared more than 21,000 times on Facebook. The Division of Public Health's Dr. Karyl Rattay also cited an " imminent health hazard " as a cause for c...

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ZTE reportedly signs deal that would end export ban

ZTE reportedly signs deal that would end export ban

The company also paid US$892 million in fines and penalties, with a suspended additional penalty of US$300 million in case of future violations. The Commerce Department plans to amend the agreement ...

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China's ZTE signed preliminary agreement to lift U.S. ban

In mid-April, the United States Department of Commerce slapped ZTE with a Denial Order over an issue it had with us sanctions in 2017. ZTE could not be reached for comment by either Reuters or th...

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European Union plans to hit US imports with duties from July

Metal coils are seen at ArcelorMittal steel plant in Ghent, Belgium, May 22, 2018. EU members have given broad support to a European Commission plan to set 25 percent duties on up to 2.8 billion eur...

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Senators announce bill to stop Trump tariffs

Senators announce bill to stop Trump tariffs

The majority of Republican senators and representatives have confirmed Trump's nominees, agreed to blow up the United States deficit, and generally declined to comment on unsavory details about his pe...

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Trump's Trade Disputes With G-7 a `Family Quarrel,' Kudlow Says

Trump's Trade Disputes With G-7 a `Family Quarrel,' Kudlow Says

The move has also dismayed some domestic businesses, including pork producers, who now face a 20% tariff on exporting leg and shoulder to Mexico. "Didn't you guys burn down the White House?" the pre...

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Amazon shares rise ahead of legal action over United Kingdom delivery drivers’ treatment

Amazon shares rise ahead of legal action over United Kingdom delivery drivers’ treatment

The claimants all worked for the companies as couriers, delivering packages on behalf of Amazon . "Guaranteed hours, holiday pay, sick pay, pension contributions are not privileges companies can di...

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Oil prices higher on Venezuela exports concerns

The contract added 77 cents to $65.52 on Tuesday. Brent crude rose 27 cents to $75.65 a barrel by 0412 GMT after dropping to its lowest since May 8 on Tuesday. WTI's discount to Brent narrowed 4 c...

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