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Trump Says No Rush On N/Korea Denuclearisation

Trump Says No Rush On N/Korea Denuclearisation

North Korean state media, which has often derided the South and its former presidents as a "puppet" of U.S. hostile forces, has notably refrained from criticising the Moon administration especially af...

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Mega Millions jackpot surges to $493 million

Mega Millions jackpot surges to $493 million

According to Florida Lottery, 83 million willing tickets have been sold in the state, including 12 jackpot winners. This year, 20-year-old Shane Missler of Port Richey won a $451 million prize on Ja...

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Certain Ritz cracker products recalled due to concerns of salmonella

Certain Ritz cracker products recalled due to concerns of salmonella

The company said it is conducting this recall as a precaution, based on the ingredient supplier's recall. - The company that creates Ritz Cracker products has issued a voluntarily recall in the US d...

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British Airways flight makes emergency landing at Gatwick due to technical problem

British Airways flight makes emergency landing at Gatwick due to technical problem

Flights had to be diverted at Gatwick Airport after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing. Fire crews are surrounding the plane on the runway and many incoming flights to Gatwick were di...

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Indian rupee rises 21 paise to 68.36 against USA dollar

Indian rupee rises 21 paise to 68.36 against USA dollar

Japan's Nikkei rose 0.8 percent, supported by exporters' gains. The TSX Venture Exchange dropped 2.52 points Tuesday to 713.11. The Nikkei average rose 96.83 points or 0.43 percent to 22,794.19, its...

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Ritz Cracker Products Recalled Due To Potential Salmonella Presence

The recall includes Ritz Bitz, Ritz Cheese Cracker Sandwiches, Ritz Bacon Cracker Sandwiches with Cheese, Ritz Whole Wheat Cracker Sandwiches with White Cheddar Cheese, Ritz Everything Cracker Sandwic...

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Facebook probing analytics firm with Russian ties

Facebook probing analytics firm with Russian ties

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal late on Friday, the social media giant was investigating whether the analytics firms' contracts with the USA government, a Russian non-profit organ...

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Ryanair to cancel up to 300 flights next week due to strike

Ryanair to cancel up to 300 flights next week due to strike

Next week's insane summer holiday getaway disaster scenario is going to be even more miserable than usual for some, thanks to a Ryanair strike causing hundreds of flights to be cancelled across Euro...

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United States stocks dip as Trump talks of more tariffs on China

US President Donald Trump has stoked fears of a currency war, on top of a trade war that has already sent jitters across markets. But Trump's comments did not do much to push the dollar down versu...

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The significance of the reduced sugar Dairy Milk bar

The significance of the reduced sugar Dairy Milk bar

A spokesperson from Cadbury's parent company Mondelez International assured customers the taste of the reduced sugar bar was "incredibly similar" to the original, just less sweet, The Independent re...

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Amazon sells 100 million products on Prime Day despite boycott and strikes

Amazon sells 100 million products on Prime Day despite boycott and strikes

Called Prime Day, the 36-hour shopping period that ran from July 16 to July 17 was said to have surpassed Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and last year's event. Elsewhere, mobile video accounted for 79% o...

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Fiat Chrysler chief Marchionne set to be replaced following health issue

Fiat Chrysler chief Marchionne set to be replaced following health issue

Mr Marchionne was also chairman and CEO of Ferrari . The sports vehicle maker also announced a replacement, naming Fiat Chrysler chairman John Elkann as his successor. Marchionne has overseen num...

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Gold hits year low as dollar steadies ahead of Fed testimony

Gold hits year low as dollar steadies ahead of Fed testimony

The Topix oil and coal products subindex jumped 2.12 percent, recovering after tanking earlier this week on the drop in oil prices. Gold prices rose to match the previous session's highs before retu...

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Sergio Marchionne stepping down as CEO of Fiat Chrysler

Ferrari's board has named John Elkann as a new chairman, and will propose to shareholders that Louis C Camilleri be named CEO. Though he has ruffled feathers at Maranello, Marchionne has been instru...

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Burberry burned more than $37 million of unsold merchandise, report says

Burberry burned more than $37 million of unsold merchandise, report says

A-listers such as Emma Watson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss are all part of Burberry family and front campaigns for the high-end brand. Only Temperley replied, saying its...

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How To Get Free McDonald’s Fries Every Friday This Year

How To Get Free McDonald’s Fries Every Friday This Year

You can get an order of medium fries for free every Friday until December 30, 2018. This deal is very real. In fact, the mobile app comes with lots of perks that will make the download worth it.

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Heathrow airport is closed for arriving and departing flights

Heathrow airport is closed for arriving and departing flights

Dozens of flights in and out of the UK's biggest airport were cancelled after an IT issue led to an organisational meltdown . One traveller caught in the disruption said: "They just said to me "sta...

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Currency War Threatens to Ripple Across Global Markets

It points out the potential consequences trade escalations could have on American soybean exports, underscoring that China is the world's largest soy importer. YUAN DECLINES: The People's Bank of Ch...

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28th GST Council meeting in Delhi

28th GST Council meeting in Delhi

The finance minister also said the GST Council has chose to focus on issues concerning the broader economy such as job creation rather than only on revenue targeting. The proposed amendments to the ...

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Airbus and Boeing thrive as orders come in at Farnborough Airshow

Airbus and Boeing thrive as orders come in at Farnborough Airshow

But the list was heavily overshadowed by deals where the names of the buyers were undisclosed - an unusual phenomenon at a high profile event specifically created to attract publicity. Mumbai: Naresh...

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White House's Kudlow blames China's Xi for blocking United States trade deal

White House's Kudlow blames China's Xi for blocking United States trade deal

Kudlow also said he expects European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to make a trade offer when he meets with Trump at the White House next week. Speaking on the rocky negotiations, Kud...

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Oil prices ease on potential supply hikes; Trump-Putin…

Oil prices ease on potential supply hikes; Trump-Putin…

Crude has been weakened by fears that global demand will be hurt by trade tensions between the US and China, after prices hit a three-year high last month on prospects of a supply crunch. Total volume...

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Women lead WA jobs charge as employment levels reach McGowan Government high

Women lead WA jobs charge as employment levels reach McGowan Government high

Worldwide students are legally limited to 20 hours of employment per week, restricting their impact on the overall labour market. The Productivity Commission called for a public inquiry into the imp...

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Russian Federation and China block U.S. on North Korea oil — United Nations diplomats

The PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops . This week, South Korea received exemptions from the Security Council committee monitoring North Korea sanctions for communications lines betw...

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Cloud-driven Microsoft crosses $100bn revenue for first time

Cloud-driven Microsoft crosses $100bn revenue for first time

The results-for both the quarter and the entire fiscal year-can only be described as astonishing, especially when you consider that Microsoft is in the midst of a transition from its old business mo...

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Trump says 'not thrilled' about interest rate hikes

Trump says 'not thrilled' about interest rate hikes

Speaking with CNBC Friday morning, Trump said " I'm ready to go to 500 ", referring to the $505.5 billion in Chinese imports the US took in a year ago. "We're down a tremendous amount", said Mr Trum...

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No-confidence motion: India will be watching us, says PM Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion: India will be watching us, says PM Narendra Modi

We owe this to the people & the makers of our Constitution. In April, PM Modi announced that the Rs 76,000 crore Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) project was completed with the electri...

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Trump Federal Reserve comments could backfire, cause more rate hikes

Powell last week told American Public Media's "Marketplace" program that the Fed has "a long tradition here of conducting policy in a particular way, and that way is independent of all political conce...

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Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports

The U.S. has identified a further $200 billion in Chinese goods the U.S. may target for tariffs, for a total of $250 billion. Last week, Washington listed $200bn (£150bn) worth of additional Chine...

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USA crude oil production hit record level in June

USA crude oil production hit record level in June

The kingdom initially planned record output of 10.8 million barrels a day, people briefed on output policy said in June. The Iranians have pinned their hopes on China , which buys most of the oil, ...

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Trump rips Fed for raising interest rates

Trump, in an interview with CNBC, said he does not approve, even though he said he "put a very good man in" at the Fed in Powell. Hoping to keep a lid on inflation as the world's largest economy gat...

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European Union urges members to be prepared for possible failure of Brexit talks

European Union urges members to be prepared for possible failure of Brexit talks

Products may require new authorisations and certifications, while professionals may need to have their qualifications recognised by an EU27 state as well as the UK. "We [EU] have to be calm and pruden...

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Trump tariffs would cause vehicle prices to soar, wipe out jobs

Trump tariffs would cause vehicle prices to soar, wipe out jobs

A group representing major automakers told Commerce on Thursday that imposing tariffs of 25 percent on imported cars and parts would raise the price of US vehicles by $83 billion (63.74 billion pounds...

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United Kingdom interest rate rise in doubt as inflation stays at 2.4%

United Kingdom interest rate rise in doubt as inflation stays at 2.4%

Headline WPI inflation is expected to ease to 4.1 per cent in March 2019 and average at 4.5 per cent in this fiscal against 2.9 per cent in 2017-18, according to a Kotak Economic Research report. 'C...

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MasterCard Apply Patent For Bitcoin Transactions

MasterCard Apply Patent For Bitcoin Transactions

This account would link a series of profiles able to identify a user's fiat currency amount, a blockchain currency amount, an account identifier and an address . No guarantees have been made that Ma...

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