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Boris Johnson demands a great Brexit from Theresa May

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May was giving evidence to a parliamentary committee so was not in the chamber to hear Johnson's speech. "We must try now because we will not get another chance to do it right", he said. "The DSRU believes that the overall aim should be to ensure that citizens of the United Kingdom and the European Union continue to gain access to the best and most innovative medicines", a spokesperson said. Read More »

August rate hike 'less of a dead cert' after surprise inflation figures

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Annual CPI inflation remained static even though petrol prices jumped by 2.7 pence per litre between May and June, in contrast to a 1.1p-a-litre fall between the same two months of previous year. It marks the highest level for both petrol and diesel since September 2014. The ONS noted the largest decline in clothing costs - particularly for men - for June since 2012 of 2.3% as summer sales got underway. Read More »

Walmart, Microsoft team up to take on Amazon

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Microsoft and Walmart on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership created to further accelerate the retailer's digital transformation. Walmart is signing a five-year-long tech partnership deal with Microsoft today. Specifically, Walmart will be using Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 in a standardization across their brands. Walmart will also leverage Microsoft's IoT solutions to everything from reducing energy usage with its refrigeration and HVAC units to optimizing routes for its ... Read More »

Papa John’s founder kicked out of his office

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Pizza boxes stacked at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. on December 21, 2017. In under a week, John Schnatter has gone from being the face of Papa John's to being its biggest downfall. President Eli Capilouto said the school will remove Schnatter's name from the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Collegiate Football powerhouse the University of Louisville and the NFL's Atlanta Falcons also announced their intention to separate ties. Read More »

Deutsche Bank Reports Above Consensus Preliminary Results For Q2

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Deutsche Bank announced it would achieve pre-tax profits of 700 million euros (820 million USA dollars) and a net quarterly result of 400 million euros in the period between April and June. It was a glimmer of hope for the long-suffering shareholders of Deutsche Bank. Trading revenue, meanwhile, declined by 15 per cent from a year earlier, worse than the 10-per-cent drop analysts had expected. Read More »

United States trade war could cost global economy $430 billion, International Monetary Fund warns

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Even so, India will still be the fastest growing economy among the larger nations for both years. "The widespread political malaise driving many current policy risks, including on the trade front, has roots in several countries' experiences of noninclusive growth and structural transformation, heightened by the financial crisis of 2007-09 and the difficulties that followed ", said Obstfeld, who added that without intervention, the political future would darken. Read More »

Oil import from Iran: India, US hold crucial talks

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Meanwhile, IRGC-linked Tasnim news agency carried the WSJ report on its website on July 17, adding that "US officials have repeatedly said that European companies and people could be targeted if they continue doing business in Iran once U.S. Read More »

Europe, Japan sign massive free trade deal

The agreement is now awaiting ratification by the European Parliament and the Japanese Diet following which it could enter into force in 2019, the European Commission said. are embroiled in trade conflicts. It's also a major endorsement of a global trading system that is under increasing threat from protectionism. The European Union yesterday called on the United States, China and Russian Federation to work together to cool worsening global trade tension, warning that they could spiral into ... Read More »

EU, Japan sign major trade deal

Reducing such levies and other barriers could boost the EU's economic output by 0.8 percent and Japan's by 0.3 percent over the long term, European Union officials reckon. The United States this month imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods to lower the USA trade deficit, and China quickly retaliated with an increase in tariffs on U.S. Read More »

CVS workers fired after cops called on Chicago customer

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Hudson told news outlets that she insisted to Matson that she had received the coupon in the mail. Officers arrived and obviously knew Matson was out of his fragile, privileged mind, so they let Hudson go without incident. No, I'm not African American. Hudson claims that Matson did not have "tremors of any kind" when he first started to help the woman. Shopper Camilla Hudson recorded the incident last week adding to the growing list of black people having the police called on them for ... Read More »

Jeff Bezos becomes "richest in modern history" as Amazon workers strike

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Born Jeffrey Preston Bezos , he is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer the world's largest online retailer. The Amazon founder's wealth has grown $52 billion in 2018 alone taking him a stone's throw away from the Walton family's $151.5-billion fortune. A Federal Reserve report stated that America's top 1 percent controlled 38.6 percent of wealth in the country in 2016, as opposed to the 22.8 percent held by ... Read More »

Papa John evicted from office at company's headquarters

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He still owns 30 percent of Papa John's shares, but the company announced last week that it would remove Schnatter from all marketing materials. Prior this week, John H. At least five sports teams have dropped partnerships with Papa John's, and two universities have distanced themselves from the company or Schnatter in the wake of his comments, as has the mayor of his hometown of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Read More »

Wednesday to bring confrontation for Theresa May over her Brexit plan

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A junior British defense minister resigned Tuesday after Prime Minister Theresa May conceded to adding hard-line Brexit amendments into a customs bill. There is mounting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May coming from both sides of the Brexit debate. May said Monday that her plan honors the wishes of British voters - who in June 2016 backed Brexit in a 52 percent to 48 percent vote - while also protecting industry and security. Read More »

USA challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

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European Union and Chinese leaders, the US' two most significant trading partners, are meeting in Beijing in order to establish a battle plan for combatting Mr Trump's crackdown on worldwide trade. European envoys say they have sensed a greater urgency from China since past year to find like-minded countries willing to stand up against Trump's "America First" policies. Read More »

Amazon crashes 10 minutes into Prime Day | CMO Strategy

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Amazon Prime Day is more than just a "day" of savings, though - it's actually a 36-hour event. Lindsay took Local 4 inside the command center where Amazon is analyzing every step of Prime Day, including how items will be shipped and what people see on social media. Read More »

Thailand rescue diver could sue Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo'

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Musk, who grew increasingly frustrated during an earnings call in May, began to lash out at some of the people present in the call. "He had no conception of what the cave passage was like", Unsworth said in the interview . Sunday's tweets came just two days after a Bloomberg interview in which Musk said he was trying to stop attacking people on Twitter. Musk's tweets attacking the cave expert prompted condemnation from others who took part in the unsafe mission to extract the boys ... Read More »

How to activate Amazon Prime membership on Vodafone RED postpaid plans

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In case you are not a Prime member, you can get a free 30-day trial just by signing up using your mail ID. "They should build awareness from now until Prime Day", says Roshan Varma, a director in the retail practice at AlixPartners. You will then be asked to download the Vodafone Play app. Are you taking advantage of all the discounts Amazon is offering? Amazon likes to give Alexa users special treatment, too, so some deals may only be available for order through an Alexa-enabled ... Read More »

Apple launches $300 million clean energy fund in China

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Apple has announced that it will be investing $ 300 million United States dollars in the China Clean Energy Fund . The 10 companies are Catcher Technology , Compal Electronics, Corning Incorporated, Golden Arrow, Jabil, Luxshare-ICT, Pegatron, Solvay, Sunway Communication and Wistron . Read More »

Chinese tariffs have impact on some local farmers

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Department of Agriculture. US farmers will export 250 million fewer soybean bushels than predicted earlier this year. They are instead loading up on Brazilian soybeans, which now sell at a premium of up to $1.50 a bushel as USA soybean futures have fallen 17 percent over six weeks to about $8.50, their lowest level in almost a decade. Read More »

Greece were allowed to transfer Russian hacker France

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The Greek Supreme Court previously approved Vinnik's extradition to the U.S.to face charges of laundering billions of dollars using bitcoin . Vinnik, who was arrested previous year in Greece on a USA -issued global warrant, was the operator of the online Bitcoin platform BTC-e. Read More »

Elon Musk Called One of the Thai Cave Rescuers a "Pedo"

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The submarine , I believe, was about 5-foot-6 long, rigid, so it wouldn't have gone around corners, gone around any obstacles. Vernon Unsworth , who led the rescue operation, had earlier accused the tech entrepreneur creating a " PR stunt " saying Musk "can stick his submarine where it hurts ". Read More »

Elon Musk brands Thai boys' rescuer Vern Unsworth a paedophile

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You're imagining Elon Musk . Rescue officials said "thanks but no thanks", saying Musk's plan was "not practical ". Step up, actual Thai cave rescuer Vern Unsworth . Badly. Very, very badly. Unsworth has yet to respond to the Musk's tweet . Then came the big finale. This has, inevitably, led Musk into a rhetorical war with people who actually participated in the rescue operation - a war that he drastically escalated on Sunday morning, when he called one of the cave explorers a "pedo". Read More »