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Trump's finance chief Allen Weisselberg is granted immunity from prosecution

Trump's finance chief Allen Weisselberg is granted immunity from prosecution

According to the report, the Manhattan District Attorney is looking at what role the organization may have had in the arrangement of payments Michael Cohen made to women who claimed to have had sexual relationships with Donald Trump . People shop in the President Donald Trump campaign store in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York City, New York, U.S., August 24, 2018. He said in court that Trump directed him to arrange the payments. Read More

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Man Who Took Plane Was ‘Warm’ And ‘Compassionate’, Family Says

Man Who Took Plane Was ‘Warm’ And ‘Compassionate’, Family Says

According to ABC news, the plane had to be diverted away from the city by US Air Force fighter jet after it took off from Sea-Tac International Airport. No one was hurt on the ground, authorities said. SeaTac Airport was temporarily grounded amid a security threat. "If you're a guard and a person comes up in a pushback tug, in uniform, with proper credentials, it's only at the point the engine starts that you'd notice something's amiss", he said. Read More

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It's time to take away Trump's tariff toys

It's time to take away Trump's tariff toys

U.S. imports of Turkish steel account for 4 percent of total steel imports, according to statistics from 2017. Turkey is the sixth-largest steel exporter to the United States . "Before it is too late, Washington must give up the misguided notion that our relationship can be asymmetrical and come to terms with the fact that Turkey has alternatives". Read More

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Korea diplomat’s Iran visit sends message to US

Korea diplomat’s Iran visit sends message to US

Washington has promised further sanctions for November, directly targeting Iran's oil and gas exports, if Tehran does not meet its demands regarding uranium enrichment and supporting terror. President Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal in May, calling it "disaster". US President Donald Trump pledged on Tuesday to prevent companies with business dealings with Iran from dealing with the United States. Read More

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Years On, McDonald's Isn't Messing With Its Big Mac

Years On, McDonald's Isn't Messing With Its Big Mac

In its 50 years, the legendary taste of the Big Mac has helped it achieve universal recognition and a lasting legacy. Anyone walking into one of the 14,000 participating restaurants across the US and purchasing a Big Mac will receive the special coin, USA Today reported , and they can redeem the new currency for a free Big Mac for the rest of the year - or keep the coin if they're into kitschy souvenirs. Read More

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Trump, Mexico expect progress in stalled NAFTA talks

Trump, Mexico expect progress in stalled NAFTA talks

Commerce Department is also investigating whether duties should be applied on all autos entering the U.S. based on the premise they pose a national security risk to the U.S. "It would not be my preference, but would be far more profitable for the United States and its taxpayers". "Mexico has always been a country committed to openness and integration and I believe that this will be maintained", he said. Read More

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Trump to Provide $12 Billion in Aid to Farmers. Critics Cry ‘Welfare!’

Trump to Provide $12 Billion in Aid to Farmers. Critics Cry ‘Welfare!’

A U.S. flag flies near a field of soybeans in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., July 6, 2018. Farm-state Republicans say farmers want markets for their crops, not government payoffs for lost sales. - "We are ready": Juncker' - While Juncker is set to make a last effort to talk Trump out of the auto tariffs, which would hit Germany's dominant carmakers hard, he warned on ZDF that if the USA moved ahead, "we are in a position to respond appropriately right away". Read More

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Tesla seeking cash from suppliers

Tesla seeking cash from suppliers

The newspaper said it was unclear how many companies had received the request. Tesla's cash burn, which was reduced to $1.1 billion on its most recent earnings report in May, will be top of mind when the company reports second quarter earnings on August 1. Read More

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Trump Ready to Slam Tariffs on All China Imports

Trump Ready to Slam Tariffs on All China Imports

The comments also signaled an undiminished appetite for battle on multiple fronts after a week dominated by coverage of the fallout from his dealings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The US, which is now doing well, should preserve its right to recover what was lost through such practices as illegal currency manipulation and trade deals that were not profitable for the US, the president tweeted. Read More

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Trump slams EU over $6.87 billion fine on Google

Trump slams EU over $6.87 billion fine on Google

Rapid innovation, wide choice, and falling prices are classic hallmarks of robust competition and Android has enabled all of them. Google's plan for Fuchsia OS is very clear, they want an operating system that can replace Android, a single OS that can be found in smartphones, tablets, computers and smart devices. Read More

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Tesla to begin phasing out federal tax credit in 2019

Tesla to begin phasing out federal tax credit in 2019

The announcement comes amid mounting U.S. -Chinese tariff battle. But the Palo Alto, California-based company has been talking with the Shanghai city government since a year ago about a possible factory. Any sharing of technology by Tesla with a Chinese partner is a matter that's "subject to negotiation", Huang Ou, deputy head of the Shanghai government's economy and information technology commission, said on Wednesday at an event in the city. Read More

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Libya force majeure on oil exports make prices skyrocket

Libya force majeure on oil exports make prices skyrocket

President Trump wrote in the tweet that the " Opec Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help", and that America defends many Opec members for "very little" money. This must be a two way street. "People are firming up their numbers of how much Iranian oil exports will be lost, and how much Opec will increase". Read More

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Amazon adding contracted vans to delivery network

Amazon adding contracted vans to delivery network

The partner companies can only deliver Amazon packages from the branded vans, but they're allowed to add their own non-Prime vehicles and pick up work for other companies. Taking more control over that growth, the web retailer offered to help anyone who wants to start their own delivery businesses. Amazon is also setting aside $1 million to help military veterans interested in starting their own delivery businesses. Read More

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Trump blasts Harley - and gets his facts wrong - again

Trump blasts Harley - and gets his facts wrong - again

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. US President Donald Trump has come down heavily on Harley-Davidson after the American motorcycle manufacturer announced that it could move motorcycle production out of the US to offset heavy tariffs imposed by the European Union. Read More

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China Trade: From 'Grand Bargain' towards trade war?

China Trade: From 'Grand Bargain' towards trade war?

The standoff, mostly over China's sharp-elbowed drive to supplant USA technological dominance, threatens to tip "the USA and China into a downward spiral like the world hasn't seen since the trade war that plunged us deeper in in the Great Depression and into the Second World War", warned Matt Gold, professor of worldwide trade law at the Fordham Law School and a former USA trade official. Read More

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AT&T-Time Warner Decision: Either Way, Media Is Ailing

AT&T-Time Warner Decision: Either Way, Media Is Ailing

He has indeed ruled in favor of the merger, despite government opposition. The "drop dead" deadline for completing the merger is June 21. The judge made his remarks to a packed courtroom in an unusual session weeks after the trial ended. The government's case hinged on an economic model produced by Carl Shapiro, an economist at the University of California at Berkeley, who predicted an annual price increase to consumers of at least $285 million. Read More

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Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV

Tesla Teases Model Y Compact SUV

When it's available, the Tesla Model Y would take on challengers such as the Jaguar I-Pace , BMW iX3, and Mercedes-Benz EQC, which may beat it to market. Tesla shareholders also voted against a shareholder proposal for Tesla to appoint an independent board chairman. He had urged shareholders not to re-elect the slate of incumbent board members. Read More

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Aussie Shoppers Blocked From Using Amazon's US Website

Aussie Shoppers Blocked From Using Amazon's US Website

While Australians will be blocked from Amazon's global websites, they will be able to buy from the retailer's Australian website . eBay also stated its case against the Bill which applied GST to overseas sales. The online retail giant will direct Australian shoppers away from its U.S. and United Kingdom stores to its smaller local site from July 1 when the goods and service tax is extended to all imported e-commerce items. Read More

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Trans Mountain will push ahead despite opposition, Morneau tells Calgary business leaders

Trans Mountain will push ahead despite opposition, Morneau tells Calgary business leaders

A day after making the blockbuster announcement that the federal government would purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion project, Canada's finance minister touched down in the heart of the energy sector to tout the move. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson called the pipeline an "unacceptable risk" that threatens 10,000 jobs in the harbour. "It was such a huge investment in the fossil fuel industry, but also for the federal government to be putting that many billions of dollars into ... Read More

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