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Elon Musk Is Now Calling a Cave Rescuer a 'Child Rapist'

Elon Musk Is Now Calling a Cave Rescuer a 'Child Rapist' He alleged that Mr Unsworth, 63, had spent decades visiting and living in Thailand and had recently moved to Chiang Rai in northern Thailand "for a child bride who was about 12 years old at the time ". It isn't where you'd go for caves, but it is where you'd go for something else. The original tweet branding Unsworth as a " pedo guy " has been deleted by Musk, who boasts over 22 million follo... [Full Article...]

Honey ‘smacked’: CDC links salmonella outbreak to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks

Honey ‘smacked’: CDC links salmonella outbreak to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Kellogg's Honey Smacks was originally recalled in June 2018. In a statement Tuesday, the FDA said an additional 30 people have gotten sick in the multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. [Full Article...]

Amid Rape Allegations, US Law Firms Plan Suit Against JD.com

Amid Rape Allegations, US Law Firms Plan Suit Against JD.com Also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site was arrested in Minneapolis late Friday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, according to Hennepin County Jail records. As an enrolled student at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in its Doctor of Business Administration China program, Liu was reportedly in town from August 26 to September 1 to... [Full Article...]

Crude oil futures record monthly gain in August

Crude oil futures record monthly gain in August U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures spiked to a new high for the year after a developing hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico caused the evacuation of two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms, disrupting supply operations. [Full Article...]

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Rep. Mike Capuano In Democratic Primary

Ayanna Pressley Defeats Rep. Mike Capuano In Democratic Primary Ayanna Pressley , now serving on the Boston City Council, beat the 10-term Democrat in another big Democratic upset. "It seems like change is on the way", Pressley said to cheers during her speech. Pressley has bristled at the notion that race was a defining issue in her campaign. "I voted for Pressley because she has and will challenge polices", she said. [Full Article...]

Amazon's Stock Value Has Crossed $1 Trillion, Joining Apple

Amazon's Stock Value Has Crossed $1 Trillion, Joining Apple Amazon's shares last traded up 1.4 percent at $2,041.68. Early gains lifted Amazon's value to US$1 trillion only briefly, with the final close at US$2,039.51 giving it a value of US$995 billion. It's now a diversified global enterprise with more than $200 billion in annual sales and more than 575,000 employees. The Seattle-based company has cemented customer loyalty through smart devices l... [Full Article...]

Petrol At A Record High, Oil Minister Blames Falling Rupee: 10 Points

Petrol At A Record High, Oil Minister Blames Falling Rupee: 10 Points These prices vary significantly across states depending on various tax levies and cess. The only increase that will be factored into the price for September is a retail margin increase of 4.9c per litre, to be placed on the retail price on 5 September 2018. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes

Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes Mrs May's three-day trip to Africa, which began in South Africa on Tuesday, is aimed at deepen economic and trade ties with growing African economies ahead of Britain leaving the European Union in 2019. "We wish to prosper together so let us do business together". "As Britain prepares to leave the European Union we are committed to smooth transition and continuity in our trading relationship". [Full Article...]

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed

CBOE might launch Ethereum futures this year, but ETH/USD bears unimpressed If this is true, it could mean a lot for Ethereum . CBOE president Chris Concannon said earlier "it could not stop at bitcoin ", and that the exchange could add other cryptocurrency futures as well, such as Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash. [Full Article...]

India`s economy grows at robust 8.2 percent in June quarter

India`s economy grows at robust 8.2 percent in June quarter Britain is now the world´s fifth-biggest economy with a GDP of $2.622 trillion past year. "We predicted growth would be in the range of 7 to 7.5 per cent annually". The Opposition claimed that the two steps slowed down the Indian economy. With this, India has become the world's fastest-growing economy, leaving China (6.7 per cent) much behind. [Full Article...]

Google 'had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits'

Google 'had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits' According to three anonymous people who worked directly on the deal, Google and Mastercard negotiated the contract over the span of about four years. LAWYER CHRISTINE BANNAN at the advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Centre. A report from Bloomberg reveals that this was all made possible because of the deal between Google and Mastercard in the US- one that raises serious privacy ques... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks could slip past hoped-for October deadline, Dominic Raab hints

Brexit talks could slip past hoped-for October deadline, Dominic Raab hints The EU proposes that Northern Ireland stay aligned with the remaining 27 bloc members after Brexit as part of a "backstop", or insurance policy to avoid the reimposition of border checks and a risk to Irish peace gains. At a press conference in Brussels, Mr Raab said "valuable progress" had been made in the negotiations, and that both sides were edging towards an agreement. [Full Article...]

CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018

CBOE Will Reportedly Launch Ethereum Futures Trading By The End Of 2018 That's because the launch of ether futures would provide an easy way for ether bears to bet against the coin. Also, the market accounts for a small portion of the total BTC trading arena, so it is unlikely that BTC futures trading had any direct impact on the Bitcoin price trajectory. [Full Article...]

President Trump cancels pay raise due federal workers in January

President Trump cancels pay raise due federal workers in January But Trump's pay freeze comes even as he touts a booming economy. Federal unions also pushed back against the pay freeze, and presidents of both the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union urged Congress to uphold the pay raise. [Full Article...]

Due to Trump tariffs, Ford cancels 2019 Focus

The high-riding Focus will be built in China and consequently affected by the Trump administration's increased tariffs on vehicles imported from China. The decision could mean that the Mustang will be the only Ford passenger vehicle sold in the U.S. Galhotra told reporters the crossover wasn't worth putting money into a auto that they estimate would have sold less than fewer than 50,000 unit s... [Full Article...]

NAFTA negotiations continue in Washington as Friday goal nears

NAFTA negotiations continue in Washington as Friday goal nears A senior administration official called the new U.S. -Mexico trade agreement "better in all respects" than " NAFTA 1.0". For Trump , striking a new trade deal with Mexico - and possibly Canada - would be welcomed as a political win for Republicans ahead of the crucial USA midterm elections this fall. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to withdraw US from World Trade Organization

Trump threatens to withdraw US from World Trade Organization Setting his sights on a cornerstone of the global trading system, he said: "If they don't shape up , I would withdraw from the WTO". The agreement establishing the body "was the single worst trade deal ever made", Trump said. sovereignty, particularly on anti-dumping cases. Trump also said the United States "rarely won a lawsuit except for last year" at the WTO. "And I think what he said yest... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees

Pres. Trump cancels pay raises for most federal employees Federal workers were to get a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise in January, with more for those who live in high-cost areas. Trump signed executive orders in May that made it easier to fire federal employees and placed limits on public-sector unions. [Full Article...]

Coca Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 billion

Coca Cola buys Costa Coffee for £3.9 billion Paying about 1 billion pounds more than some analysts had expected, Coke will use its distribution network to supercharge Costa's expansion as it chases current coffee chain market leader Starbucks (SBUX.O) and its nearly 29,000 stores across 77 markets. [Full Article...]

Drones and stakeouts: how Tesla 'haters' put pressure on CEO Musk

Drones and stakeouts: how Tesla 'haters' put pressure on CEO Musk Since then, Musk has said there were no tears, but the Times has stood by its story . "Why?" Musk who is very vocal about his views on social media has often paid the price for it. Shares of Tesla had lost as much as 3 per cent after earlier his comments. "According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger". Last week, Musk said Telsa would remain publicly-traded. [Full Article...]


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