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Business Trump talks tough to China before G20 meeting
Author: 0 Trump talks tough to China before G20 meeting

President Donald Trump is sending signals that the USA may impose more tariffs on China as he heads to the G-20 meeting in Argentina this week. "Although the current economic situation in the United States is good, people can not rule out the possibility of another - I don't want to use the word "crisis" - a similar situation to what happened 10 years ago", he said.

Business IPhone buyers could 'very easily' stand paying 10% more with China tariff
Author: 0 IPhone buyers could 'very easily' stand paying 10% more with China tariff

Trump told the Wall Street Journal Monday that it's possible the USA will apply new tariffs to Chinese-made consumer tech products like the iPhone. Apple CEO Tim Cook has personally pressed the issue of tariffs with Mr Trump, telling the President that while there are valid concerns about US-China trade relations, tariffs are not the best way to resolve them.

Business Crypto Market Rebounds After Weekend Massacre
Author: 0 Crypto Market Rebounds After Weekend Massacre

Following the massive decline in the size of the cryptocurrency market , the market capitalization of the entire crypto market has now shrunk to around United States dollars 130 billion, from a peak of 822 billion in January this year. At $3,745.89 as of press time, BTC's price is now down more than $1,700, or 30 percent, in the past seven days alone and 81 percent from its all-time high of roughly $20,000, set back in December.

Business Blizzard warning remains in effect in Midwest
Author: 0 Blizzard warning remains in effect in Midwest

The morning commute could be a white nightmare with a heavy wet snowfall, low visibility and glazed-over roads. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has already issued a State of Disaster Emergency declaration in response to the winter storm , which has forced the closure of several roads and power outages across several counties, reports KSHB.

Business It may be harder to find the flawless Christmas tree
Author: 0 It may be harder to find the flawless Christmas tree

If you buy their £25 Nordmann fir Christmas tree between 22nd November and 24th December, you get a £20 voucher which can then be redeemed in store between 14th January and 3rd March 2019. 85% of the tree sales are the 182cm Nordmann Fir. Yellow Bird L.C.'s tents opened Sunday, and Dobromil said even with the shortage, they hope to sell about 800 trees this year.

Business Shoppers get head start on Black Friday deals
Author: 0 Shoppers get head start on Black Friday deals

Target said early Friday morning that more shoppers shopped using the Target app, ordering more than double compared to past year. Online spending is on track to hit $US6.4 billion on Friday, which is likely to either match or surpass last year's Cyber Monday revenue of $US6.6 billion, Adobe said.

Business Amazon Workers In Spain Go On ‘Black Friday’ Strike
Author: 0 Amazon Workers In Spain Go On ‘Black Friday’ Strike

In a rare show of support for labourers, Amazon hiked its minimum wage to US$15 an hour ( with some caveats ) for USA workers in October; the bump wasn't extended to employees elsewhere. "That's what we're campaigning for". Germany and the United Kingdom are among Amazon's biggest worldwide markets, accounting for more than $27 billion in sales in 2017.

Business Is Black Friday dead?
Author: 0 Is Black Friday dead?

Then again, some shoppers simply love the chaos and excitement of Black Friday - crowds, confusing pricing, and all. However, some stores might also have limited store hours for the holiday, so check first before going out. Others say it has the name because it marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season and retailers typically go from "red" to "black" and start making a profit.

Business More people expected to travel for Thanksgiving
Author: 0 More people expected to travel for Thanksgiving

A record number of travelers are expected to head out on a trip for the Thanksgiving holiday, officials say. Of the 54 million travelers, almost 49 million will be hitting the road this year, a 5 percent increase from last year. That's the highest travel rate since 2005, according to AAA . In general, the Auto Club recommends travelers plan an early morning start. The slowest days are expected to be Thanksgiving and Black Friday, where between 183,000 and 206,000 people will travel, LAX ...

Business Theresa May to talk up immigration plans under new Brexit deal
Author: 0 Theresa May to talk up immigration plans under new Brexit deal

Mr Baker had stated on a WhatsApp group that the number was "over 48", which would have led to a contest, but he later backtracked and said his count had been "inaccurate". But Brexit-supporting businessman Roger Kendrick challenged the Prime Minister, telling Mrs May: "Think again about the economics of the whole thing".

Business UK PM May plans last-ditch Brussels Brexit dash
Author: 0 UK PM May plans last-ditch Brussels Brexit dash

His government has adopted a tough stance on Gibraltar just as the southern region of Andalusia, a Socialist bastion which surrounds the British territory, is gearing up for a regional election next month. By dropping its opposition, Spain handed a propaganda coup to Scottish nationalists. It's a delicate issue for May, because some in her party worry the extension could be used to trap Britain in the EU's rules indefinitely.

Business Amazon says customer information was exposed in data breach
Author: 0 Amazon says customer information was exposed in data breach

Multiple Register readers forwarded us emails sent from Amazon's United Kingdom tentacle informing them that the online sales site had " inadvertently disclosed [their] name and email address due to a technical error ". Amazon has been keen to downplay the impact of its security goof. Instead, this sounds more like an internal error by Amazon that led to the information being leaked unintentionally, although the company has not released any more details on the issue.

Business Nissan money secretly used to buy houses for former CEO
Author: 0 Nissan money secretly used to buy houses for former CEO

France's Renault says it has made a decision to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. He had harsh words for the detained boss. Nissan's board now includes Ghosn, Saikawa and Kelly as three representative members. The sources had said Tuesday that Nissan did not mention in the financial statements billions of yen Ghosn earned from stock appreciation rights - a system similar to stock options that ...

Business Best Argos early Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals
Author: 0 Best Argos early Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK deals

Sony's Cybershot Superzoom camera (left) was advertised as £189 with a claimed saving of £10 on Black Friday by Currys PC World but was also £10 cheaper at least 27 times before the sales event and 43 times after. Which? found it was cheaper on at least 60 occasions after. The product review company said the "holiday" has really morphed into a whole month of deals and savings and "only rookies head out on Black Friday unprepared".

Business Rahul Gandhi hopes RBI Governor will show Modi 'his place'
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi hopes RBI Governor will show Modi 'his place'

The members include Governor Urjit Patel and his four deputies as "full-time official directors", while the rest 13 have been nominated by the government, including two Finance Ministry officials - Economic Affairs Secretary and Financial Services Secretary.

Business Apple cut production of 3 newest iPhone models, shares tank
Author: 0 Apple cut production of 3 newest iPhone models, shares tank

Screen maker Japan Display Inc. cut its full-year outlook citing weaker smartphone demand, while British chipmaker IQE Plc (IQE.L) said it expects a material reduction in its financial performance in the current year. Lumentum Holdings Inc (LITE.O), AMS AG (AMS.S), companies which supply Apple with software needed for its FaceID technology, also lowered their forecasts.

Business Nissan shares tumble after chairman's arrest
Author: 0 Nissan shares tumble after chairman's arrest

In Japanese business, the representative director role is the most senior executive managing role, reporting directly into the board of directors. In addition, he is chairman and chief executive of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors strategic alliance.

Business Nissan's Ghosn to be arrested in Japan for under-reporting salary
Author: 0 Nissan's Ghosn to be arrested in Japan for under-reporting salary

A Nissan spokesman said the company was making checks on the report. Ghosn gave up his role as chief executive officer of Nissan last year and has said that he may step down as CEO of Renault before his four-year term ends in 2022, fueling speculation the alliance could lose its architect and main leader for the past two decades.

Business USDA FSIS Statement on Current Salmonella Turkey Outbreak
Author: 0 USDA FSIS Statement on Current Salmonella Turkey Outbreak

On its website, Jennie-O says the recall affects a limited number of ground turkey tray pack products produced at one facility on one production day, and that the single code date of ground turkey that is being recalled should no longer be available in stores.

Business French protests against fuel tax hikes see one protester killed, scores injured
Author: 0 French protests against fuel tax hikes see one protester killed, scores injured

Riot police blocked their path, but several hundreds of people managed to get around them using side streets and get close to the Elysee Palace in the afternoon before being driven back by tear gas. French press reports Sunday said the driver was charged with manslaughter and released. French officials say over a quarter of a million people across the country took part in protests against rising fuel taxes over the weekend.

Business Chinese president opens new six-lane road in PNG capital
Author: 0 Chinese president opens new six-lane road in PNG capital

The US has so far imposed tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports. "In some states, protectionist sentiments are growing, which materialize. into concrete decisions that can lead and, we must say bluntly, have already led to trade wars ", Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev noted .

Business Officer-involved shooting in Camp Fire evacuation zone
Author: 0 Officer-involved shooting in Camp Fire evacuation zone

The revised list of 630 people whose whereabouts and fate remained unknown is more than double the 297 listed earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff's Office. The fires have destroyed thousands of homes, including several exclusive residences in Malibu, where many celebrities live. Two electric utilities have said they experienced equipment problems close to the origins of the blazes around the time they were reported.

Business Did Amazon just make up a neighborhood for its new headquarters?
Author: 0 Did Amazon just make up a neighborhood for its new headquarters?

In Nashville, it's $102 million for 5,000 jobs. By completion of the project in 2033, Amazon could hire up to 40,000 jobs, the document says. In setting off the flurry of interest, Amazon said it could spend more than $5 billion to build its second headquarters over the next 17 years.

Business Southern California Fires Uproot Hollywood Celebrities
Author: 0 Southern California Fires Uproot Hollywood Celebrities

As officials raised the loss of homes to almost 8,800 Wednesday, Sheriff Kory Honea said the task of recovering remains had become so vast that his office brought in another 287 searchers Wednesday, including National Guard troops, bringing the total number of searchers to 461 plus 22 cadaver dogs.

Business Crude Down Record 11th Day
Author: 0 Crude Down Record 11th Day

Global benchmark Brent crude oil futures were up 4 cents at $65.51 per barrel. Canada's oil sector is divided over whether to force a temporary cut to production, with some major producers pushing the controversial idea in a bid to ease a supply glut and halt a steep plunge in prices, according to people familiar with the matter.

Business Trump Ham-Handedly Tries To Interfere In GOP Leadership Battle
Author: 0 Trump Ham-Handedly Tries To Interfere In GOP Leadership Battle

Democrats' conflicting views on the "I word" are likely to cause major headaches for the new Democratic House leadership. The slow roll of wins has given the party plenty to celebrate. Mike Coffman of Colorado, Barbara Comstock of Virginia, Carlos Curbelo of Florida and Dana Rohrabacher of California. Rep. Nita Lowey of NY, who is set to chair the House Appropriations Committee, said Democrats "have our boxing gloves on" to spar with Trump and other Republicans.

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