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by | September 17, 2018 | 06:32

The farms are not related to the farm packaging strawberries under the Berry Licious and Berry Obsession brands which was hit with a needle crisis earlier in the week. The first incidence was reported on Sunday, with several more cases confirmed on Wednesday morning. It was treated as a copycat incident. Queensland's chief health officer Dr.

by | September 12, 2018 | 11:11

On Monday morning, Trump tweeted that "The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years!" President Trump on Monday mocked his predecessor Barack Obama for saying more than two years ago that Trump would need a "magic wand" to bring back jobs to the United States.

by | September 08, 2018 | 16:23

It's bad. It's really bad. As a outcome, however, the EQC 400 looks to have the weakest potential recharge rate of the three. In parallel with this, production of Mercedes' own batteries for the EQC is coming on stream at its expanded battery plant near Dresden.

by | September 06, 2018 | 23:41

It shows the lengthy measures Jevh and his friend Christian took to producing the poster. "All the other posters were in natural environments, like a city or at the beach, so we went to our local event center", he explained. To seal the deal, Maravilla posed as a Regional Interior Coordinator - where a fake badge and a Mickey D's uniform shirt purchased at Goodwill - and secretly hung the poster on the restaurant's wall.

by | September 05, 2018 | 13:10

She says Lynch didn't do enough to oppose President Donald Trump. As FiveThirtyEight reports , a MA candidate has followed in the footsteps of the young Ocasio-Cortez with a surprising upset against a mainstream Democrat challenger on Tuesday evening.

by | September 05, 2018 | 12:06

Amazon crossed the $2,000 threshold for the first time on August 30 after doubling its price in just 10 months. It crossed the line at 16:40 BST before falling back slightly. At $2,050.27 its shares are up around 136,584% since its IPO. Such astronomical growth from a small, Seattle book seller to one of the world's biggest companies, has made its founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, easily the richest person in the world.

by | September 04, 2018 | 12:32

Petrol hit Rs 86.72 per litre in Mumbai, an increase of 16 paise from its Monday's price . Also, crude oil prices have gained $7 a barrel in a fortnight. However, it has been reported that efforts are on to bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ), which could give some respite from rising fuel prices.

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:29

The ruling requires the energy board to conduct a new review -which the court suggests could be kept short - and means the government will have to redo part of its consultations with Indigenous groups. Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation said he is also still interested in an ownership stake of the pipeline, but said he felt many Indigenous groups had not been adequately consulted.

by | September 02, 2018 | 03:41

Republicans on the California Assembly floor said the bill was "going too far" and overstepped its authority on something the federal government should deal with, reports the Los Angeles Times . While its fate is still in the hands of Governor Jerry Brown , California's Senate has voted on and approved a net neutrality bill that is being called the strongest in the nation.

by | September 01, 2018 | 17:42

If I say no, the answer's no". The U.S. wanted to trigger the countdown soon enough so that the deal could be signed by outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who will be succeeded by left-wing populist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at the beginning of December.

by | August 30, 2018 | 12:00

Responding to a Twitter user, Mr Musk said: "You don't think it's unusual [Mr Vernon] hasn't sued me?" My son is in London on business at the moment but... It's unclear if Musk read or reviewed the notice. "We will make one of the mini-sub/pod going all the way to Cave 5 no problemo", Musk said in a since-deleted tweet .

by | August 27, 2018 | 11:10

Part of Powell's rationale for raising rates is that with unemployment at 3.9 percent, inflation will not stay low forever, so rates need to rise somewhat. The president has complained that the Fed's tightening of credit could threaten the continued strong growth he aims to achieve through the tax cuts enacted late a year ago, a pullback of regulations and a rewriting of trade deals to better serve the United States.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:28

Despite the logistics changes, China , the largest Iranian oil buyer, has said it won't halt purchases as requested by the U.S. India, the second biggest purchaser of Iranian crude, has also adapted to the changes, contracting NITC to carry and deliver its supplies.

by | August 26, 2018 | 11:59

The index's bull-market run - a period of rising share prices without a 20% fall, which would indicate a bear market - is now 3,452 days old and on Wednesday is set to become the longest such streak in history. DJI fell 75.62 points, or 0.29 percent, to 25,746.67, the S&P 500 . SPX lost 0.82 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,862.14 and the Nasdaq Composite . IXIC added 23.60 points, or 0.3 percent, to 7,882.77.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:00

The letter directly referred to the Pennsylvania report, which "detailed the experiences of at least 1,000 survivors, victims of sexual abuse, the abuse of power and of conscience at the hands of priests over a period of approximately 70 years", the Pope wrote.

by | August 24, 2018 | 02:17

The Solicitor-General was dragged into the internal brawl yesterday when Mr Turnbull asked him to rule on whether Mr Dutton has breached Section 44 of the Constitution, banning MPs benefiting from government payments. But less than 24 hours after their "just smile and wave boys, just smile and wave" press conference, three of Turnbull's biggest allies Mathias Cormann, the government leader in the Senate, communications minister and deputy government Senate leader Mitch Fifield, and jobs ...

by | August 24, 2018 | 01:26

Two executives of the company that publishes the National Enquirer were granted immunity by prosecutors investigating payments arranged by U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , to silence two women who said they had sex with Trump, the Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair reported on Wednesday .

by | August 22, 2018 | 14:26

Trump told Reuters on Monday that the probe by the Special Counsel's office into Russian interference in the 2016 election has "played right into the Russians - if it was Russia". It was just the latest example of Trump casting doubt on the USA intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the election.

by | August 19, 2018 | 14:05

According to the New York Times , Google employees are anxious that they have been unwittingly working to facilitate a strictly-controlled internet for Chinese users that could block search access to topics such as human rights and environmental protection.

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:54

Musk said there were times he didn't leave the factory for three or four days at a time and days when he didn't go outside. Members of the Tesla Board of Directors have anxious Elon doesn't sleep after taking Ambien . He attributed a lot of his stress to short-sellers who bet against Tesla's stock, saying he's preparing himself for "at least a few months of extreme torture from the short-sellers, who are desperately pushing a narrative that will possibly result in Tesla's ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:47

Albayrak's ministry said they had discussed USA sanctions against Turkey and agreed to act together in responding to such moves and to boost cooperation between their countries. sanctions against Turkey. "Volatility seems to have fizzled out in the last 24 hours and the stability in the renminbi has helped emerging market currencies", he said, while cautioning that Italian political uncertainty would limit any euro upside.

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:24

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday blasted what he called an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the U.S. Strategic alliance or Muslim solidarity? Turkey has repeatedly said the presence of terror forces near its border constitutes a threat and has launched military operations and other efforts to rid the region of terrorists.

by | August 17, 2018 | 16:44

The White House has said that Turkey's tariff hikes on U.S. products in retaliation for sanctions against Ankara were "regrettable" and again called for the immediate release of American pastor Andrew Brunson . He asked Mnuchin for an update on sanctions punishing Turkey for pastor Andrew Brunson's detention. In return, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree to raise tariffs on American imports including cars, alcohol and tobacco.

by | August 17, 2018 | 15:39

The US has also been irritated by Turkey's decision to buy a Russian missile defence system earlier this year, while Ankara has hit out at Washington's backing of Kurdish rebels in Syria. A decree by Erdogan doubled Turkish tariffs on imports of US passenger cars to 120 percent, alcoholic drinks to 140 percent and leaf tobacco to 60 percent.

by | August 17, 2018 | 13:57

In an attempt to solve the trade conflict between the United States and China, Beijing will send a delegation to meet with USA counterparts in Washington later this month. Easing trade tensions helped lift Chinese copper futures off 14-month lows. Prices of Chinese farm goods fell amid hopes that supplies of USA soybeans, used to make cooking oil and animal feed, may resume if talks bring an end to the dispute.

by | August 15, 2018 | 19:42

The blaze, one of the largest of dozens that have burned across California this summer, has charred almost 97,000 acres around the park's northwestern corner, but fire crews have carved containment lines around 86 percent of its perimeter. Though temperatures had dropped from their triple-digit highs in recent days, they were expected to stay above 90 degrees F (32 C) through Friday. Fire crews are working tirelessly in sweltering conditions, battling multiple fires.

by | August 15, 2018 | 19:17

Around two-thirds of US oil producers failed to balance costs in the second quarter, despite crude oil prices rising above $70 per barrel, the Wall Street reports. Prices have been suppressed below US$70 this month as fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China temper gains, with neither side showing signs of backing down.

by | August 15, 2018 | 14:24

Ingegneri.info said that bridges like the Morandi viaduct should have a lifespan of at least a century, but the structure has been the subject of major maintenance work in the years after its completion, in particular to fix cracks and combat degradation of the concrete.

by | August 15, 2018 | 12:12

USA sanctions against two Turkish ministers have sent the lira spiralling against the dollar, threatening a debt payment crisis for Turkish banks which have taken out billions in foreign currency loans. "We will stand against the dollar, currency rates, inflation , interest rates". The Erdogan government's foreign policy has cut across United States geostrategic aims in the Middle East and more broadly in Eurasia.

by | August 14, 2018 | 18:25

The two lawsuits filed by Isaacs and William Chamberlain on Friday alleged that Musk and Tesla's behaviour following the tweets violated U.S. securities law, and artificially inflated the company's share price. In the days following Musk's tweet, Tesla stock tumbled back down to around $353 per share. Tesla's Board of Directors has now indicated that it will meet with financial advisors during the week of August 13 to come up with a formal process to evaluate Musk's proposal to ...