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Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

The launch, the ninth test flight in the overall New Shepard development program, was announced a day in advance by the company. After launch, the capsule separated from the rocket just like it sh...

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Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman

Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman

Schnatter , according to Forbes , used the n-word on a conference call this past May. Founder John Schnatter , who was replaced as CEO in January but remains chairman, allegedly used the word in i...

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Papa John's tries divorcing itself from John Schnatter

Papa John's tries divorcing itself from John Schnatter

Schnatter asserted that the board of directors "asked me to step down as chairman without apparently doing any investigation". In a letter to board members, Schnatter gave more details about the c...

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Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of his office

Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of his office

Schnatter is Papa John's brand. 'The agency was promoting that vocabulary ... 'My employees are distraught, they're crushed, and it's all because I was sloppy and I wasn't as sensitive. Former he...

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Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'

Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'

It wouldn't have made the first 50 meters into the cave", he told CNN . It wasn't just Unsworth shocked by Musk's tweets . Asked if he would take legal action against Musk over the allegation,...

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Netflix Falls Short of Q2 Subscriber Expectations Worldwide, Stock Dives

Netflix released second quarter earnings after stock markets closed on Monday, and while the streaming giant revealed it added fewer new customers than anticipated, it still added more than 5 million ...

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EU urges big powers to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

Li has tried appeal to visiting European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel in May by saying their companies were welcome to invest. The first round of the U.S. "Our summit is not direc...

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Woof-Worthy Ways Dog Lovers Can Save On Amazon Prime Day

Woof-Worthy Ways Dog Lovers Can Save On Amazon Prime Day

The Amazon's Prime Day sale is set to begin on July 16. Since then, Amazon has been working to make Prime Day something consumers will look forward to on a yearly basis. 399 and above offer a 1-...

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Amazon Prime Day: Big discounts and special deals in summer sale

Amazon Prime Day: Big discounts and special deals in summer sale

Consumer electronic retailers are preparing themselves for Amazon Prime Day by holding their own one-day only sales to compete with the online behemoth. Also, shoppers can track their Prime Day orde...

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Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade

Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade

Musk tweeted that his engineers had been working on a mini submarine to aid rescue workers at the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand . Musk created a " kid-size submarine " and went to Thail...

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Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

In fact, an all-electric Tesla Model X SUV was seen on the roads of Mumbai past year as well. Tesla has been burning through billions of dollars as it's struggled to ramp up manufacturing of the M...

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ZTE lives on: US Commerce Dept. lifts ban

ZTE lives on: US Commerce Dept. lifts ban

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp , which was hit with a trade ban by the United States earlier this year, expects to report a net loss of 7 billion yuan (US$1.04 billion) to 9 billion yuan i...

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Justice Department Appeals Approval Of Time Warner AT&T Merger

Justice Department Appeals Approval Of Time Warner AT&T Merger

Stay tuned at Heroic Hollywood for more updates on the merger between AT&T and Time Warner . However, now the DOJ appears to have changed its mind, and served notice today in federal court in W...

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Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds

Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds

Build-A-Bear Workshop's " Pay Your Age Day " drew crowds so big that the company ended the one-day sale early. Build-A -Bear stores around the country were forced to shut down their stores after a p...

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China's June exports jump, surplus with United States at record high

China's June exports jump, surplus with United States at record high

Washington has warned it may ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500bn worth of Chinese goods - almost the total amount of U.S. imports from China a year ago. China's exports to the USA jumped b...

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What is listeria and why are frozen products being recalled?

What is listeria and why are frozen products being recalled?

When you're cooking up a storm and you still have to put the pot of rice on the stove, it can be a bit of an effort. Most of the products taken off the shelves are own-brand vegetable mixes, and 11 ...

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Saudi Arabia to offset loss of Iranian oil, US says

Saudi Arabia to offset loss of Iranian oil, US says

US President Donald Trump's administration has been pressuring its allies to cut imports of Iranian goods to zero by November and India's shift advances the US administration efforts to use energy t...

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China vows to fight back as the trade war escalates

China vows to fight back as the trade war escalates

The ministry said it "solemnly protests" the latest tariff list published by Washington, calling it "totally unacceptable". Shares of NXP Semiconductors NXPI fell roughly 4 percent Wednesday after...

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President Lungu attends Turkish President Erdo?an’s inauguration

President Lungu attends Turkish President Erdo?an’s inauguration

Since a failed coup attempt two years ago he's fired 125,000 workers, the latest 18,000 at the weekend, and jailed 160,000 people including opponents. Tweeting a video apparently showing himself dri...

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Comcast fires new salvo in £26bn battle for Sky

Comcast fires new salvo in £26bn battle for Sky

Fox's new offer , which is an all-cash offer, for the 61% of Sky it doesn't already own is approximately $32.5 billion, a 30 percent increase over its previous offer, which was made in December 2016. ...

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China vows to 'fight back' after U.S. threaten $200bn tariffs on goods

China vows to 'fight back' after U.S. threaten $200bn tariffs on goods

Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) also took aim at the announced list , saying it "appears reckless and is not a targeted approach". The goal is to bring the total amount of Chinese...

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Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

Trump Confirms $34B Tariffs on China, Possible $516B More

Replacing American shipments with coal from other places would not be hard for China, but a loss of business with the world's top importer of the fuel would hurt companies in West Virginia, a state th...

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Iran's oil minister has hit back at Trump over production demands

Iran's oil minister has hit back at Trump over production demands

There have been reports that Saudi Arabia has boosted its oil production by nearly half a million bpd in June, and the UAE has spare capacity of between 400,000 and 600,000 bpd, Al-Mazrouei said, ...

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What Is the Endgame for the Trump Trade Wars?

What Is the Endgame for the Trump Trade Wars?

It also noted that the profits from reciprocal tariffs will mainly be used to minimize the damage to Chinese enterprises and their employees. Mr Trump said last week that the United States may ultim...

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Turkey's New Era: Turkish President Erdogan takes oath of office

Turkey's New Era: Turkish President Erdogan takes oath of office

He has also pledged to end the state of emergency that has been in place since the failed July 2016 coup and has seen the biggest purge in the history of modern Turkey. His appointment - and the absen...

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Oil mixed on Canadian supply outage, Saudi output hike

Oil mixed on Canadian supply outage, Saudi output hike

However, crude oil is listed as a USA product that will receive an import tariff at an unspecified later date. An increase in supply will reverse some of the output cuts that OPEC and other major pr...

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Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

Say goodbye to plastic straws at Starbucks. Starbucks joins companies, cities, and countries around the world that have banned plastic straws. Vancouver will be the first Canadian city to have t...

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Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid enters day two

Thai officials said Saturday they are anxious that heavy monsoon rain could soon make the job even more hard and they may need to quickly rescue the boys and the soccer coach from a partially flood...

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Wage gains slow, unemployment up from 18-year low

Wage gains slow, unemployment up from 18-year low

Strong annual wage growth would offer confirmation that inflation pressures are building. The factory jobs were concentrated in the automobile industry, which had seen a decline in employment in May...

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June jobs report: What to watch for

June jobs report: What to watch for

The reason for the rise in the unemployment rate was "a stampede of people back into the labour force", he said. Remaining slack in the job market could be keeping a lid on wage growth, said Cathy...

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Amidst trade war, 'Made in China' flags for Trump's 2020 poll campaign

Amidst trade war, 'Made in China' flags for Trump's 2020 poll campaign

According to the Central Bank, although Chinese items subject to the additional duty include those sourced from Taiwan, this is not a cause for concern as they are mainly for domestic consumption and ...

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Donald Trump's Tweets Increased Oil Prices By $10, Iran's OPEC Chief Says

Donald Trump's Tweets Increased Oil Prices By $10, Iran's OPEC Chief Says

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were down 37 cents, or 0.5 per cent, at 73.77 dollars per barrel. The clash over OPEC policy and the resumption of U.S. This context has produ...

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Micron says China ban unfair but won't hurt revenue

Micron says China ban unfair but won't hurt revenue

The Taiwanese chipmaker was retaliating against Micron's accusation that UMC stole chip technology and gave it to its Chinese partner, Micron said . UMC had filed patent infringement lawsuit agai...

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Shots fired: U.S.-China trade war begins

Shots fired: U.S.-China trade war begins

The US will levy a 25 percent tariff on more than 800 Chinese product categories worth around $34 billion and has warned of more to come if China retaliates. The Communist Party newspaper People...

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Canada presses US to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks

Canada presses US to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks

A former Mexican congressman and founding member of a Mexico-based think tank says it's time for Canada to drop the gloves in its trade fight with the United States. Once automotive issues are address...

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China central banker says currency slide under observation

China central banker says currency slide under observation

Both the yuan and Chinese equity markets have been on edge ahead of July 6, when US tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods kick in. The dollar was down 0.1 percent versus the yen at 110.465 w...

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Trump says gas prices are up, OPEC 'doing little to help'

Trump says gas prices are up, OPEC 'doing little to help'

Oil prices have been buoyed by tightening supplies this year but there are signs demand may now be easing. Three members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - Libya , Iran and Ve...

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Oil prices fall after Trump demands OPEC 'reduce pricing now'

Oil prices fall after Trump demands OPEC 'reduce pricing now'

Kazempour Ardebili said Trump was trying to intensify tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia and he called on the United States to join world powers in a meeting with Iran in Vienna on Friday. In May,...

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Donald Trump mocked over FART Act on trade

Donald Trump mocked over FART Act on trade

Those statements follow the presidents comments about the bloc's treatment of trade deals with the U.S. The US wins 87 per cent of the cases it brings to the WTO against other countries and lo...

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Trump administration recommends against allowing China Mobile access to U.S. market

Trump administration recommends against allowing China Mobile access to U.S. market

According to the NTIA statement , China Mobile is subject to "exploitation, influence and control" by the Chinese government , and in the "current national security environment" this would pose "s...

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