Economy

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:06

One of the deputies died and the other is in critical condition. Police Capt. Lionel Colón says he doesn't know if the woman was armed when she was killed. Colón says he's "very confident it was a last-resort situation to ensure the safety of the public". He's also been charged with murder, assault and armed criminal action in a December 2017 shooting in Kansas City, Missouri.

by | June 17, 2018 | 02:12

A further descent into an all-out trade war loomed, with the U.S. vowing to "pursue additional tariffs if China engages in retaliatory measures". In a joint statement , the two countries had said that China would "significantly increase " purchases of U.S.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:05

The moves brought the world's two largest economies to the verge of an all-out confrontation long feared by markets and industry. Following the decision, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro said tariffs must be seen as one tool among many the USA could use to hold bad actors like China accountable and bring the Chinese government to the table to secure a more favourable balance of trade.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:56

This decision follows a successful trial in selected restaurants earlier this year. Given the size of the company's purchasing power, McDonald's says it hopes the shift will "support industrywide change and bring sustainable solutions to scale", said Francesca DeBiase, head of global supply chain and sustainability at the company.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:26

In a notable change to its statement, the Fed removed language indicating that it expected the economy to grow at a pace warranting "gradual" rate increases . That's weaker than the White House's forecast for 3% growth in 2021, suggesting the Fed is less optimistic about the boost from tax cuts. Yields have been climbing this year , as markets position for a relatively more aggressive Fed amid inflation concerns.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:35

Wendy's wanted to get in on the drama. It ends with the company's new logo and the message Burgers Burgers Burgers. Although at least one IHOP location in Hollywood received new IHOb signs, IHOP president Darren Rebelez told CNNMoney the vast majority of the almost 1,800 other locations will still go by IHOP .

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:44

President Donald Trump in Singapore , Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the Security Council's sanctions against North Korea were created to be adjusted and could be suspended or lifted in accordance with the North's actions.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:03

It will be the first time a sitting American president meets with a North Korean leader. The official wasn't authorised to discuss the plans and insisted on anonymity. Less than a week before the summit, Trump dismissed questions about his readiness, saying, "I don't think I have to prepare very much". The highly-anticipated talks had been put at risk when, on May 24, Trump announced he was canceling the meeting with Kim due to Pyongyang's hostile rhetoric.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:41

In a statement on its website on Monday, Coinrail said its system was hit by "cyber intrusion" on Sunday, causing a loss for about 30% of the coins traded on the exchange. EOS's price drop is notable as this cryptocurrency is now in the process of launching its main blockchain network (also known as mainnet) after having raised a reported $ 4 billion in a year-long initial coin offering (ICO), dwarfing all similar crowdfunding efforts.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:50

He said retaliatory measures against the United States would come into place on July 1, even though it was "not something we want to do". "He is not going to permit any show of weakness on the trip to negotiate with North Korea , nor should he", Kudlow said of Trump.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:45

The name roughly translates to, " lively, young horse ", a reference to the company's logo. The electric sports vehicle is expected to go on sale at the end of 2019. The Taycan has been dubbed the "Tesla-slayer" by some automotive journalists. Over $580 million will be allocated to the production of the Taycan and other vehicles based on it, including a crossover previously known as Mission E Cross Turismo .

by | June 10, 2018 | 02:13

GFA's president Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 in the documentary released on Wednesday. Days after GFA boss was invited by the Police CID, reports emerged in a section of the media said the embattled president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA ), Kwesi Nyantakyi in his statement to the CID over allegations of corruption indicated that former president John Mahama received $8 million bribe from some investors he [ Kwesi Nyantakyi ] had engaged with.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:46

Both Moscow and Trump have denied the allegations. Trump also suggested that Friday and Saturday's summit had been "very, very successful", and dismissed claims of tensions between the U.S. security. G7 participants were also angered by Trump's stance on climate climate - a key issue on the group's agenda. European leaders warned Trump's stance on trade, climate, Iran and - now - Russian Federation was setting him apart, and Canada firmly rejected the tariffs threat and warned of ...

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:19

The move will allow the company to get back into the business. In April, the US Commerce Department blocked American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE, which also makes telecommunications equipment. Instead, ZTE seems to have given bonuses to those same executives.Because of this, the Department of Commerce ordered the denial of export privileges against ZTE, which also meant that American companies would no longer be able to sell equipment to ZTE.

by | June 08, 2018 | 04:30

Trump's comments were his latest attacking key US allies ahead of the Group of Seven summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, which is set to begin on Friday. French President Emmanuel Macron employed a bit of culinary humor to deflect questions about a tense call with US President Donald Trump .

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:49

The owner of a dog that died following a Delta flight accused the airline of attempting to cover up the incident by washing away potential evidence. Alejandro was found dead on a layover in Detroit in the space of a half-hour. "I couldn't figure out why they were all wet". Delta, in a statement to ABC News , said it's offered to have the dog evaluated by a veterinarian and officials are looking into what happened.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:51

Google decided not to renew a controversial AI contract with the Pentagon after receiving backlash from its employees, reports say. Google, which declined to comment, has faced widespread public backlash and employee resignations for helping develop technological tools that could aid in war-fighting.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:05

France's Le Maire opened the door to negotiations over US tariffs, but said the ball is in Trump's court. The US president has said the tariffs are needed to protect US steel and aluminium industries vital to the nation's security. We won't need to impose tariffs on their steel and aluminum because we will just take it all for free. Mexico announced penalties on USA imports like pork, fruit, cheese, and steel, while the European Union said it would announce its retaliatory ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:01

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for trade talks. Ross, who was preceded by more than 50 US officials in Beijing, met Chinese Vice Premier Liu He for dinner on Saturday night and the two were due to meet again on Sunday, a USA official said .

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:59

But as far as John Kilduff , founding partner for Again Capital , is concerned, the big news story for crude and something to monitor "is this emerged disconnect between Brent and WTI: this is a three-year high in the spread differential", he said, referring to Brent's premium over WTI futures remaining near three-year highs above $10 per barrel, having surpassed $11 on Thursday (due partly to a lack of pipeline capacity in the USA keeping a lot of output within the country).

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:36

As per the Provisional estimates of national income, the growth rate of GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for the financial year 2017-18 is estimated at 6.7 percent. "We expect FY19 credit growth to improve marginally to 12-13 percent with private sector banks leading the improvement, with public sector banks being constrained by capital requirements and resolution of stressed corporate loans".

by | June 02, 2018 | 01:00

It is also likely the next election will be seen as a referendum on pulling Italy out of the euro. It was a reference to European Union officials, who have made clear in recent days their concerns - in occasionally undiplomatic terms - about Italy's euroskeptic direction.

by | June 02, 2018 | 00:43

Visa said some card payments are now failing across the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe. A spokesperson from Visa said: "Visa is now experiencing a service disruption". According to social media reports, the disruption is preventing users from making contactless, mobile and Chip and PIN-based payments in stores and online, while ATM withdrawals are thought to be unaffected.

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:07

From 1 July, when Australia's new GST regulations kick in, Australian consumers shopping on Amazon global sites will be redirected to the local Australian site. But even with the changes, the number of products available will be a fraction of what's on sale globally. Australians will be able to access their new global store which has four million products.

by | June 01, 2018 | 15:58

A sign posted at a San Francisco store said the store would close at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday. There were nationwide protests and boycotts, and the city of Philadelphia also ended up settling with the men-the two got a symbolic $1 each, plus a promise of a $200,000 education program for young entrepreneurs.