President Trump has imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from three of America's biggest trading partners - Canada, Mexico and the EU. Mexico will impose tariffs of 15 percent to 25 percent on USA steel products and on some agricultural goods, the Mexican economy ministry said on Tuesday, after pledging to retaliate against US President Donald Trump's metals tariffs.
The emails also showed the extent of Maven's scope and cost, which had the goal of developing sophisticated machine learning algorithms that would enable the Pentagon and its drones to surveil entire cities, Google Earth-style. The contract was seen as a means to fast-track Google's security clearance to improve its military-related offerings and win larger Pentagon contracts, said the report, adding that Google is apparently competing for a Pentagon cloud computing contract worth United ...
These are the four brands to which the Italian-American auto maker will direct resources over the next four years, according to a hotly anticipated strategy unveiled Friday by philosopher-boss Sergio Marchionne. Also in the five-year plan, a Jeep Desert Hawk model will be launched during the first quarter of 2020. A 29 percent surge for the Jeep sport utility vehicle brand carried Fiat Chrysler to a bigger-than-expected gain.
As well as this, another EuroMillions player won €1 million in the Ireland Only Raffle. The winning ticket was the only one sold across Canada to exactly match all the winning numbers - 2, 9, 41, 45, 48, and the Grand Number, 1. Maxmillions continue to grow after the jackpot reaches $60 million. The winning numbers were 15, 19, 25, 28, 32, 39 and the bonus 7. National Lottery representative Robert Magee said there might be some truth to suspicions of Limerick being a lucky county for ...
Executive Chairman of Starbucks, Howard Schultz , has stepped down from his position, and claims have circulated that the socially conscious CEO might run for president in 2020. "He's helped Starbucks earn the respect of millions around the world by always being true to a higher calling, and always being bold in creating a better future.
As part of the anti-addiction initiative, there are also new parental controls that limit kids from using their devices. Apple has officially confirmed a new update to the iPhone and iPad operating system: iOS 12. Although there's no obvious subject for him to dig into, he could mention immigration, gun control, or just wish everyone a happy Pride month. WWDC 2018 starts today, June 4 and will continue till June 8, and keynote will be live streamed for those who want to watch all the ...
WWDC 2018 is where Apple typically lays out its software plan for the next year. Here is a little of what you can expect from the keynote address. These features have been expected for months. Google has responded. It past year updated a tool called Family Link that gives parents the ability to monitor their children's device use remotely.
Merkel on Saturday congratulated Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in a phone call on Saturday and invited him for talks in Berlin, her office said. She added: "In addition I can imagine the possibility of a credit line that is short-term, five years for example". It ended three months of political deadlock in the wake of inconclusive March 4 elections.
Reuters reports that several hundred Google employees had planned to hold a public rally in San Francisco in July to protest the military contract. Google, for its part, says it now intends to release a detailed set of ethical guidelines for developing artificial intelligence. The petition signed by employees addressed this: "The argument that other firms, like Microsoft and Amazon, are also participating doesn't make this any less risky for Google".
There's good reason to have deep concerns about Trump's propensity for breaking the rules. The overall rate is at an 18-year low, data showed, at 3.8 percent. Is yours on the list? White House officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment about Trump's tweet. Even before the numbers were released Friday, economists said they were stunned at the prospect that Trump was giving hints about the report's content, which fast-acting traders in financial markets could seize on ...
The statement did not identify the detainees, and Reuters was unable to immediately verify their identity. Princess Hayfa's face was Photoshopped with those of arrested activists Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef and Eman al-Nafjan, who have campaigned for women's right to drive and to end Saudi's male guardianship system .
The new chief executive of Deutsche Bank is already "sick and tired" of the bad news emanating from Germany's beleaguered banking giant, following a fresh stream of negative headlines overnight. Sewing said a series of enforcement actions by the Federal Reserve were principally related to weaknesses in internal controls and infrastructure.
The June 1 inclusion will see around 230 Chinese large-cap stocks , known as A shares, added to MSCI's emerging markets benchmark index with a 2.5 per cent partial inclusion factor. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Some analysts estimate about $20 billion will initially flow into Chinese stocks, rising to $300 billion if there is full inclusion, as many expect.
The shares have lost 10 percent this year through Wednesday's close. As recently as 2016, there were almost 1,600 Sears and Kmart stores in business throughout the U.S. The announcement came as Sears Holding Corporation posted a loss of $424 million in the first quarter of this year. Sears is also exploring the sale of its Kenmore brand .
US West Texas Intermediate crude had lost 16c or 0.2% to $66.88 a barrel by 4.23am GMT, after falling nearly 2% on Thursday. United States crude stockpiles fell by 3.6-million barrels last week, the EIA said, exceeding expectations for a decline of 525,000 barrels.
The unusual proposal, which comes with a new law signed by Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday, aims to add to Vermont's small and aging population of 625,000 at a time when a thriving USA labor market is making it hard to retain workers, reports CNN .
Premier-designate Giuseppe Conte , the law professor who had promised to be the "defense attorney of the Italian people" in his first, failed bid to form a government, got a taste of the expectations many Italians have for his revived team as he reported for work Friday.
Google is reportedly abandoning plans to help the Pentagon develop a controversial AI system to analyze footage taken from aerial drones. If you're unfamiliar with Project Maven , formerly the Algorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team, it's been touted as a program to review drone footage.
The decrease in bond yields is hurting banks. US markets were closed Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. The S&P 500 index 1.2 per cent to 2,689.86. The Milan stock index was down more than 2%, weighing particularly hard on banks, and Italian bonds suffered a plunge. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.2 percent to 6,013.60.
Trudeau said he spoke with US President Donald Trump last week and offered to fly to Washington and sit down with him to hammer out the "final details of NAFTA because there were broad lines of a decent win-win-win deal on the table".
Though the number of trade restrictions has crept higher over the last decade, further measures could create a significant drag on growth because the global economy is now more interconnected than ever before, the OECD said. Like the Turnbull government, the OECD is forecasting the Australian economy to grow by around three per cent over the next couple of years, aided by business investment and exports.
An absolute majority of 180 lawmakers voted for the motion to loud applause and shouts of "Yes we can", converting Rajoy into the first prime minister to be ousted by such a vote since Spain transitioned to democracy in 1977. There were 169 no votes and one lawmaker abstained. It also ordered the party to pay back 245 000 euros ($290 000) received from the scheme to help finance election campaigns.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both described the tariffs as "illegal", while Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission President, said he was "lost" with Trump , describing his decision to impose hefty tariffs on EU exports as " totally unacceptable ".
The big four banks dropped 1-2 percent and miners Rio Tinto and South32 fell over 1 percent amid weakness in metal and iron ore prices while gold and healthcare stocks rose on defensive buying. ENERGY: Energy companies rose as USA crude oil climbed 1.6 percent to $67.81 per barrel in NY. The improved mood encouraged investors to sell US and German bonds, reversing some of the 0.15-0.20 percentage point yield rises seen on Tuesday.
What this means is that hundreds of thousands of children between the age of 13 and 16 will not be able to use WhatsApp any longer unless their parents or guardians give their consent. The GDPR has, of course, emerged as a major business driver for data security and authentication solutions providers like Jumio . Brown said many of her larger clients have been grappling with the legal and operational implications of the GDPR for 18 months or more, but others have only recently become ...
The Trump administration has given permanent metals tariff exemptions to several countries including Australia, Argentina and South Korea, but in each case set import quotas. "Over the past months we have continuously engaged with the U.S. at all possible levels to jointly address the problem of overcapacity in the steel sector", says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
Officials from the three trading partners - among Washington's closest allies for decades - have dismissed the idea that their shipments to American customers endanger the United States. NAFTA negotiations are deadlocked over tough protectionist demands from the United States. He also said the administration is eager to stay at the negotiating table with all three countries.
Singapore Airlines will use the long-range Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range) for the flights, which will be able to carry 161 passengers, but won't be available to economy travellers. "With the advent of ultra long range aircraft, non-stop long haul routes are now more efficient and viable", said CAG's managing director, air hub development, Mr Lim Ching Kiat.
This coincides with GST changes where online retailers will have to apply the 10 per cent GST to goods bought from overseas sites and shipped to Australia, where now the tax only applies to imports of goods above $1,000. Shares of local e-commerce site Kogan.com Ltd closed up 0.8 percent while shares of electronics retailers JB Hi-Fi Ltd and Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd, seen as direct Amazon competitors, closed up 2.2 percent and 1.4 percent respectively.
Prosecutors had claimed that Baratov's mercenary hacking was a highly profitable profession while it lasted, affording the, at the time, 23-year-old a lavish lifestyle. Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev and Igor Anatolyevich remain at large and prosecutors believe they are living in Russian Federation, which doesn't have an extradition treaty with the United States.
Dunkin' Donuts: Buy any beverage on Friday and get a free classic doughnut . Duck Donuts: Enjoy a FREE Classic Duck Donut on June 1, 2018 including cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar or bare. "Providing our guests a free doughnut of their choice on National Doughnut Day has become quite a tradition here at Krispy Kreme ", said Jackie Woodward, the chief marketing officer of Krispy Kreme Canada.
Italy's premier-designate said Wednesday that " new possibilities" had emerged to form a government, and that he wanted to give the option a chance given that the prospect of new elections roiled global markets this week. But the BBC's James Reynolds in Rome says such an arrangement is unlikely to last and early elections may have to be called. "This isn't democracy, this isn't respect for the popular vote".
The world's longest commercial flight will be launched in October, Singapore Airlines has announced. The current long-distance leader is Qatar Airways' 9,000-mile flight from Doha, Qatar, to Auckland, New Zealand. The carrier had previously served the route until 2013 when services were suspended and the aircraft used at the time, Airbus A340-500s, were returned to Airbus.
De Beers decision to sell man-made diamonds is a historic shift for the world's biggest diamond miner, which vowed for years that it wouldn't sell stones created in laboratories. The technology used to make the man-made diamond is so advanced that experts need a machine to differentiate between a lab diamond and a mined diamond.
Bloomberg estimates the company is churning out 1,489 Model 3's per week - less than half Tesla's goal of 5,000 per week. "Tesla won't stop until Model 3 has better braking than any remotely comparable vehicle". "I've been at CR for 19 years and tested more than 1,000 cars", Jake Fisher, director of auto testing at the organization said of the change, "and I've never seen a vehicle that could improve its track performance with an over-the-air update".