Economy

Trump threatens 20% U.S. tariff on EU car imports

The EU tariffs will target products including blue jeans, bourbon, and motorcycles, and are in a direct response to the exemptions being revoked from the US tar...


Supreme Court closes online sales tax loophole

As part of the decision , Justice Anthony Kennedy , who wrote for the majority, pointed out how much the landscape has chanced since 1992. Furthermore, Kenn...


Trump accuses Canadians of smuggling tariffed goods from US across border

Following the latest USA trade threats this week, People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang told state-run media that "China is in good position to cope with all ...


China warns of retaliation after Trump’s threats of fresh tariffs

Although this would indeed badly damage American companies, he says it would have the side benefit of flooding markets with cheaper goods - except in the Unit...


Cooper: Truth and the IG report

Trump first took Strzok to task Friday on Twitter for texting during the investigation that "we'll stop" Trump from winning the presidency, a revelation that...


Deputy dies, 1 in critical condition in courthouse shooting

The inmate was shackled and in handcuffs, and police believe the inmate used one of the deputies' guns to shoot them. Jamaal Lewis is charged with capital murde...


Billions in new tariffs signal start of US-China 'trade war'

Friday's actions are only aimed at China. "There's no question, that to get to $100 billion you're going to hit consumer products coming in from China", a p...


McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones

The announcement comes after the fast food chain said in March that it would remove plastic straws, of which it uses around 1.8 million every day in Britain...


IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb

Cheeseburger , who also runs Worldwide Wrestling Dojo in Pennsylvania, responded: "A nice breakfast at IHOP is nearly a national pastime at this point". And...


US military in Korea says no guidance on cancelling war games

On Monday evening, Pompeo said that the US' "ultimate objective" remains the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula , and that Washington is willi...


FCC Has Repealed Net Neutrality Rules, But Congress Can Reverse The Decision

Under Chairman Tom Wheeler, the FCC classified broadband internet as a Title II service, putting it in line with utilities like telephone service and electricit...


'Don't expect too much': Rodman plays down Kim-Trump breakthrough

By sitting down with an American president - a longtime goal of North Korea's government - Kim's regime is advancing its effort to establish its "reputation...


Bitcoin crashed after another crypto exchange got hacked

The hack resulted in Coinrail losing around 30 per cent of the coins traded on the exchange and trading has now been suspended as the website is temporarily una...


Trump’s Economic Adviser Blames Trudeau for ‘Betrayal’ Before North Korea Talks

The US isn't expected to join separate agreements for cleaner oceans or combating climate change, which the other six nations will sign, Merkel said . "We win ...


Bound Porsche Mission E christened Porsche Taycan

Porsche Chair Oliver Blume called it "strong and dependable; it's a vehicle that can consistently cover long distances and that epitomizes freedom". The pran...


Trump says no new NAFTA deal without five-year sunset clause

Donald Trump accused the European Union of a "brutal" approach to trade with the United States and warned that retaliating to American steel tariffs would be ...


Ghana Football Association Dissolved Following Documentary Exposing Widespread Corruption

The Ghanaian government has chose to shut down the Ghanaian Football Association following allegations of corruption in the organisation that have surfaced in r...


Trump proposes tariff free G7 at summit

But he said so many "are unbelievable dishonest". Tusk had earlier lamented that the "rules-based global order is being challenged" by current US President ...


Commerce Secretary: US Has Reached Agreement With China's ZTE

In February, six U.S. intelligence chiefs told the Senate that hardware from the Chinese company could not be trusted and advised Americans not to use ZTE phone...


Chinese smartphone giant ZTE to pay $1bn fine in US

ZTE said it would be forced to go out of business if its supply of optical components from companies such as Acacia, Finisar and NeoPhotonics dried up. Fox ...