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Greenpeace activists rappel from Canadian bridge to protest oil pipeline

All 12 were taken to the North Vancouver RCMP detachment and released after signing a promise to appear in court October 10. 121 of the Canada Shipping Act, an ...


ZTE Gets Temporary Reprieve From U.S. Ban Over Iran Sanctions Violations

The former all resigned and a new eight-person Board is in place. Among the big changes up top is new CEO Xu Ziyang , who formerly headed up the company's oper...


Starbucks fires barista after customer is mocked for stutter

Sam , who stutters, told the barista his name - an everyday experience already imbued with certain anxiety - the barista apparently responded, "Okay, S-S-S-Sa...


Bank of England's Carney says confident UK slowdown was temporary

Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and ...


Sydney Airport Starts To Begin Testing Facial Recognition Tech

Qantas has launched a landmark trial from today which sees passengers on selected worldwide flights trialling facial recognition software at Sydney airport ...


Sonos files to raise up to $100M in IPO

The company has a lot of satisfied customers, noting in its filing that 61% of its customers own more than one Sonos product . In its most recent full fiscal y...


Trump to Blame for Surge in Oil Prices: Iranian Envoy

OPEC can not stop disruptive technologies, such as the electric auto, and needs to stop thinking about oil prices by looking at the past, but to pursue cost ...


Retaliatory Measures Against US Tariffs Already In Effect, Says China

The trade war may have just started, but China has already been making moves in the soybean world as USA shipments originally destined for the nation have bee...


Micron says China ban unfair but won't hurt revenue

Micron Technology Inc said on Thursday a temporary Chinese ban on a patent infringement lawsuit against the USA chipmaker would hurt its fourth-quarter rev...


China imposes retaliatory duties on 800 goods from US

President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on more than $34 billion worth of Chinese exports to the USA on Friday. But Meyer said that "further escalatio...


Hispanic Unemployment Reaches Record Low, Media Praise Labor Force Rate

Economists had forecast that June would be another strong month for the US labor market, with nonfarm payrolls expected to have grown by 195,000 during the mont...


U.S. tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

After weeks of apparently fruitless negotiations, the USA imposed tariffs on approximately $34 billion of Chinese products, sparking an immediate response from ...


Bourbon warehouse collapses near Louisville, Kentucky

The bourbon warehouse in Bardstown that partially collapsed last month collapsed completely Wednesday afternoon, sending thousands of barrels tumbling to the ...


Shouting CEO, changing rules: inside Tesla's Model 3-building sprint

Last summer, when the first Model 3s began rolling off the assembly line, Musk promised to build 5,000 per week by December and 10,000 per week in 2018. Model 3...


Boeing and Brazil’s Embraer form $4.75 billion commercial jet venture

Airbus's deal with Bombardier , and Boeing's pact with Embraer, signal that the big planemakers intend to deny a foothold in the lucrative narrow-body market...


Trump to wait after midterms to sign new NAFTA deal

Free Trade Agreement and NAFTA, said he doesn't go to many functions anymore - but he decided to make a point of attending this year's party after he heard that...


China's shares, yuan fall as U.S. tariff deadline looms

It is highly unlikely that China is using yuan depreciation as a tool in trade negotiations with the USA, said Tai Hui, chief market strategist of J.P. "But i...


Teen Attacked in Texas Restaurant for Wearing 'MAGA' Hat

The 20-second video, which originated on Facebook but has since spread across social media, begins with a man teasing someone off camera by holding the hat ju...


Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Champion Pummels Previous Record

The Macy's spectacular takes place in New York City and some of the performers included in this year's event are Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton an...


Iran: Hey Trump, 'Please Stop' With Your 'Indecent Tweets' Upping Oil Prices

The price rose above $78 a barrel after an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said he was ready to prevent regional crude exports if Iranian oil sales were ...