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Trump criticizes Canadian trade practices - again

Trump criticizes Canadian trade practices - again All three have said they will strike back with tariffs on United States exports and suggested they may coordinate their actions in a bid to bring the United States administration back to negotiations. "We're actually going to see hardship happening on both sides, well particularly on the American side of the border, as the unintended consequences of putting trade tariffs on their closest ally ... [Articulo completo...]

Populist PM to lead new Italian government

Populist PM to lead new Italian government But his earlier attempt at forming a government broke down on Sunday after Mattarella refused to endorse Paolo Savona , a vocal critic of the European Union (EU), for the post of minister of economy. "The immigration question is still burning", Salvini said. The crucial Economy and Finance Ministry will be given to Giovanni Tria , professor of Political Economy at the University of Rome To... [Articulo completo...]

United States allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs

United States allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs He said he would speak to United States commerce secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday but added the UK "absolutely do not rule out counter-measures". Europe, along with Canada and Mexico, had been granted a temporary reprieve from the USA tariffs after they were unveiled in March by Trump , who said the levies were needed to stem the flood of cheap steel and aluminum into the US and that to impo... [Articulo completo...]

Italy crisis: populists set to form government

Italy crisis: populists set to form government The euro also hit multi-month lows, as credit rating agency Moody's signalled a possible downgrade for Italy if the next government failed to address its debt burden. The euro is a deal for Americans, with the European single currency falling below $1.16 for the first time since late 2017. "This should keep the risk trades pressured to the downside", Nick Twidale, Sydney-based analyst at Rakuten... [Articulo completo...]

Starbucks to close this for anti-bias training this afternoon

Starbucks to close this for anti-bias training this afternoon Target introduced unconscious bias training in 2017, has trained employees at its Minneapolis headquarters and continues to roll it out across the company, the statement said . "You don't want anybody to feel like that". "The respect should always be there", said Michelle Nunez-Armenta who is a student at Treasure Island Job Corps Center where she took implicit bias training. [Articulo completo...]

Burger King is celebrating National Donut Day with a Whopper donut

Burger King is celebrating National Donut Day with a Whopper donut The retail giant will hand out more than a million doughnuts at its bakeries all over the country. Do I have one near me? The Grove Donutz & Grill: Get a free glazed doughnut with and purchase. Customers can get a free "classic" doughnut with purchase of a beverage on Friday. It is good for "any doughnut with a hole". Since 1938 , doughnut lovers have been spreading their love for... [Articulo completo...]

Italy heads to new elections as caretaker PM named

Italy heads to new elections as caretaker PM named The deadlock follows an aborted attempt by the 5-Star Movement and right-wing League to form a government. Conte, who was virtually unknown until last week, was chosen by the leaders of the League and 5-Star to be prime minister after weeks of negotiations. [Articulo completo...]

US tariffs on steel, aluminum coming at midnight: US Commerce Secretary

US tariffs on steel, aluminum coming at midnight: US Commerce Secretary News reports suggest that Mexico has already retaliated and will impose equivalent measures on a diverse product list, including flat steel and some pork products. Ben Digby, CBI's worldwide director, said: "These tariffs could lead to a protectionist domino effect, damaging firms, employees and consumers in the US, UK and many other trading partners". [Articulo completo...]

USA levies steel, aluminum tariffs on allies, risks trade war

USA levies steel, aluminum tariffs on allies, risks trade war The decision to impose tariffs came as a shock to Canada and Mexico , as both countries thought they would be spared from the levies because of earnest negotiations they have had with administration officials over NAFTA. The comments from Director-General Roberto Azevedo come in the wake of US trade penalties on imported steel and aluminium. After months in which it appeared the Trump admin... [Articulo completo...]

Trump pushes ahead with metals tariffs against EU, Canada and Mexico

Trump pushes ahead with metals tariffs against EU, Canada and Mexico The move, announced by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a telephone briefing on Thursday, angered top U.S. allies and suggested a hardening of the Trump administration's approach to trade negotiations. The Mexican government said that the USA action was not justified, and that it would retaliate with its own comparable penalties on U.S. lamps, pork, fruit, cheese and flat steel. [Articulo completo...]

Oil falls as Opec, Russia look to up output

Oil falls as Opec, Russia look to up output With its inventory goals achieved, the group will meet June 22 in Vienna to discuss the deal, amid speculation it may have to increase output to make up for any Iranian barrels shut-in due to the US' decision to re-impose sanctions. Riyadh and Moscow are prepared to ease output cuts to calm consumer worries about supply adequacy, their energy ministers said on Friday, with Saudi Arabia's Khali... [Articulo completo...]

WhatsApp bans millions of Brits over new data law

WhatsApp bans millions of Brits over new data law Yet as of an April survey, only 13 percent of USA companies said they were fully compliant with the regulation, which doesn't bode well for compliance now that the regulation has taken effect. If customers have no active services with you, they have the right to request to have their data permanently deleted from all your software, backups etc. [Articulo completo...]

Italian President Vetoes Savona as Finance Minister, Conte Government Fails

Italian President Vetoes Savona as Finance Minister, Conte Government Fails Italy searched yesterday for a last-minute exit from nearly three months of political turmoil, with its biggest party looking to make a renewed attempt to form a coalition government with the right-wing League. League leader Matteo Salvini , a fellow eurosceptic who was Savona's biggest advocate, said the anti-establishment government failed because the "powers-that-be, the markets, Berlin and Pa... [Articulo completo...]

USA announces new tariffs on China ahead of talks with Beijing

USA announces new tariffs on China ahead of talks with Beijing In addition, by the end of June, the United States will announce investment restrictions and "enhanced export controls" for Chinese individuals and entities "related to the acquisition of industrially significant technology", it said . China's Ministry of Commerce said yesterday that the U.S. statement is contrary to the consensuses the two sides previously reached in Washington. [Articulo completo...]

Canada's Government Buys Controversial Oil Pipeline, To Ensure It Gets Expanded

Canada's Government Buys Controversial Oil Pipeline, To Ensure It Gets Expanded He added Ottawa shouldn't have to nationalize the project just to get it built. After it completes the project, Canada plans to sell the pipeline. She suggested that could mean B.C.'s constitutional argument over that government's say in what moves through the province will have less relevance. [Articulo completo...]

Showdown looms in Italy as caretaker PM assembles team

Denying the populist coalition of the hard-left Five Star Movement and the League its chance to form a government despite their majority in parliament tested the powers of Italy's president. Cottarelli would appease financial markets but his administration may not get sufficient parliamentary support, meaning such a cabinet would remain in office as a caretaker for some months until a new ro... [Articulo completo...]

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014

AAA: Highest Memorial Day gas prices since 2014 Contrasting the AAA report , a GasBuddy survey reported that gas prices are more likely to discourage road trips. GasBuddy wrote that the average of price in the U.S.is $2.98 a gallon, up from $2.38 a gallon at this time a year ago. [Articulo completo...]

U.S. reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business

U.S. reaches deal to keep China’s ZTE in business ZTE insisted that it would need to shut down " major business operations " and let go of the majority of its 70,000 employees due to the ban. Schumer added: "Both parties in Congress should come together to stop this deal in its tracks". During the trip, Ross is expected to also play a role in dealing with the ZTE discussions. The ban amounted to a virtual death sentence for ZTE , which relies ... [Articulo completo...]

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise United States summit discussions

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise United States summit discussions The office of the South Korean president said the outcome of Saturday's meeting will be announced on Sunday. Trump's aides had warned that merely agreeing to the summit had provided Kim with long-sought worldwide legitimacy and, if Trump ultimately backed out, he risked fostering the perception that the president was insufficiently committed to diplomatic solutions to the nuclear question. [Articulo completo...]

Uber shuts down self-driving auto testing in Arizona

Uber shuts down self-driving auto testing in Arizona The accident happened at night and was captured by video cameras inside the auto. Although there was a driver inside, footage from the vehicle showed she was not looking at the road when the incident occurred. At the time the move was announced, governor Ducey welcomed Uber with open arms. The incident marked the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle . [Articulo completo...]


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