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Donald Trump to leave meeting early, missing environmental talks

Moscow has denied the allegations. He also blamed former US President Barack Obama for Russia's move into that nation. "Were like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing", Trump said. The White H...

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Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance

Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance

The group will likely reveal who that person is within two weeks. Buffett's Berkshire, along with Jamie Dimon's JPMorgan and Jeff Bezos's Amazon, said in late January that they planned to start a...

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Google says it's AI software can't appear in weapons,

Google says it's AI software can't appear in weapons, "unreasonable" surveillance

In the post, Pichai spells out the principles that should be considered when creating AI as well as applications of AI that Google will not pursue. These are not theoretical concepts; they are concr...

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Verizon appoints new CEO as it prepares for a 5G future

Verizon appoints new CEO as it prepares for a 5G future

Verizon chief technology officer Hans Vestberg will become the company's new CEO in August. She writes that most surprising to her is the fact that president of global ops John Stratton wasn't inc...

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ZTE reaches billion dollar deal with USA government

ZTE reaches billion dollar deal with USA government

After U.S. regulators announced sanctions against ZTE in April, it wasn't clear the company could even survive. But under the deal announced Thursday, ZTE will pay an additional $1 billion penalty a...

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Apple Warns Suppliers of 20% iPhone Component Drop

Apple Warns Suppliers of 20% iPhone Component Drop

Apple has reportedly warned suppliers that there will be a 20 percent drop in orders for new iPhone parts. All of the 2018 iPhones will have FaceUnlock with TrueDepth technology that was initially ...

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Google-backed flying auto project closer to take-off

Google-backed flying auto project closer to take-off

A company in Las Vegas is hoping to make the flying auto a product of the future. Cora is a two-seater electric aircraft that takes off and lands vertically. Test flights by first timers take plac...

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Porsche Taycan: Mission E's production name revealed, here in 2020

Porsche Taycan: Mission E's production name revealed, here in 2020

This version of the Taycan is expected to be the flagship model; Porsche has invested a further 500million Euros (£437million) into its electrification strategy to develop additional versions of t...

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Donald Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7 grouping

To no one's surprise, Trump tweeted his dissatisfaction on Thursday, calling the whole thing "ironic". " Russia is focused on other formats, apart from G-7", said Dmitry Peskov, a Kremlin spoke...

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Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges

Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges

Benjamin Brafman, one of America's most celebrated criminal defense attorneys, did most of the talking for the mogul at his hearing. He was processed at the station house, the First Police Precinct,...

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Trump Calls for Russia's Reinstatement to G-7

Trump Calls for Russia's Reinstatement to G-7

Trump shocked the summit earlier today by calling for Russian Federation to be allowed to return to the G7 after it was kicked out in 2014 for invading Ukraine and annexing Crimea. "Please tell Prime ...

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Poundworld set to appoint administrators, putting 5300 jobs at risk

Poundworld set to appoint administrators, putting 5300 jobs at risk

But it is thought that Poundworld's owners and advisers are still convinced a solvent sale can be achieved. Poundworld's founder Chris Edwards is understood to be among other possible bidders for ...

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US trade deficit falls for second straight month in April

US trade deficit falls for second straight month in April

March data was revised to show that the trade deficit fell to $47. The April decrease in the goods and services deficit reflected a decrease in the goods deficit of $1.0 billion to $68.3 billion and...

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European Affairs Minister rejects United Kingdom proposal for a

European Affairs Minister rejects United Kingdom proposal for a "temporary" Brexit backstop

Mrs May twice met with Brexit Secretary David Davis yesterday amidst reports he would resign unless she set a clear time limit on the temporary customs arrangement. His chief of staff, Stewart Jacks...

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G7 leaders set to clash with combative Trump over tariffs, trade

G7 leaders set to clash with combative Trump over tariffs, trade

President Trump is expecting tough talks with US allies Canada , France, Britain, Germany, Italy, and Japan at the G7 summit Friday. Macron made initial headway in forming a public friendship with...

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Heinz Salad Cream to be renamed after 104-years of production

Heinz Salad Cream to be renamed after 104-years of production

The company said today just 14 per cent of buyers actually use the mixture on salads, instead more readily opting for inclusion in sandwiches - perhaps with tuna or ham, as an alternative to mayonnai...

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Tunisia Slams Italian Vice PM for Remark It Sends 'Convicts' to EU

Tunisia Slams Italian Vice PM for Remark It Sends 'Convicts' to EU

Conte said Italy was committed to reducing its public debt, but said it wouldn't do so through austerity measures. His government, made up of a coalition of far-right and Eurosceptic parties, was ...

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Microsoft’s effort to build underwater datacenter reaches next phase

Microsoft’s effort to build underwater datacenter reaches next phase

Project Natick's Northern Isles datacenter is partially submerged and cradled by winches and cranes between the pontoons of an industrial catamaran-like gantry barge. Cooling is one of the biggest co...

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Investigation reveals new details from deadly Tesla crash in Mountain View

Investigation reveals new details from deadly Tesla crash in Mountain View

In the 18 minutes and 55 seconds prior to impact, the Tesla provided two visual alerts and one auditory alert for the driver to place his hands on the steering wheel. San Mateo resident Wei Huang, 3...

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European Union to impose Bourbon tariffs in July

European Union to impose Bourbon tariffs in July

Macron came to Ottawa ahead of the G7 summit in part to talk strategy with Trudeau on how to deal with a mercurial president who likes to be liked. Mr. There is no doubt, though, that Trudeau is ...

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Murdoch bid for Sky to go ahead with sale of Sky News

Murdoch bid for Sky to go ahead with sale of Sky News

Fox's bid for Sky can go ahead, provided the US media company sells Sky News, Culture Secretary Matt Hancock said in Parliament Tuesday. Should Fox succeed in its bid for Sky, the Murdochs would li...

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Commerce Secretary: US reaches deal with China's ZTE

Commerce Secretary: US reaches deal with China's ZTE

ZTE declined to comment. ZTE will pay a $1 billion fine and have to put $400 in escrow for violating sanctions, Ross said Thursday during an interview on CNBC. "Congress should move in a bipartisa...

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Popular DNA testing service reports breach affecting 92 million users

Popular DNA testing service reports breach affecting 92 million users

The company reviewed the file and confirmed it contained the email addresses of every user who had signed up for MyHeritage before October 26, 2017, along with their hashed passwords, which hide a...

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Mexico to impose tariffs on $3B in USA products

Now, to be fair to Trump, the British attack on the White House was in retaliation for our attack on York, Ontario (a British colony at the time), but that's pretty much the only way that Canada is ...

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Kudlow: President Trump Contemplating Separate Trade Deals with Canada, Mexico

Kudlow: President Trump Contemplating Separate Trade Deals with Canada, Mexico

According to the Spokesman Review , "The last time Mexico put an extra 20 percent duty on American apples because of a trade dispute, it cost Washington growers $44 million". The tariffs will have ...

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Tesla shareholders reject bid to strip Musk of chairman role

Tesla shareholders reject bid to strip Musk of chairman role

Manufacturing has befuddled Tesla ever since Musk predicted 11 months ago that "production hell" would be ahead for the first auto the company was trying to make in high volumes. The shorter-range...

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Qatar Airways chief says only a man could do his job

Qatar Airways chief says only a man could do his job

Akbar Al Baker made the statement during a media conference at the conclusion of the annual meeting for the International Air Transport Association in Sydney. There were loud groans of disapproval fr...

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California primary election, San Diego County races, when to expect results

California primary election, San Diego County races, when to expect results

Secretary of Agriculture. Eight states are holding primary elections today, making it the biggest primary night of 2018 so far. It's Election Day in California and voters are heading to the poll...

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China offered to spend $70 billion to avoid tariffs

China offered to spend $70 billion to avoid tariffs

The European Union included jewelry products, Bourbon whiskey, automotive glass, telecom equipment and a wide range of personal care products. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross pointed to the...

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Upset employees make Google scrub project for the United States military

Upset employees make Google scrub project for the United States military

GOOGLE will not seek to extend its contract next year with the US Department of Defence for artificial intelligence used to analyse drone video, squashing a controversial alliance that had raised al...

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Starbucks shuts 8,000 USA stores for race training

Starbucks shuts 8,000 USA stores for race training

Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores on Tuesday to give workers anti-bias training. Ruffin oversees nine district managers and said she hopes the training frees her staff to address racism directl...

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Treasuries Slide as Italy Panic Fades; Euro Jumps: Markets Wrap

Treasuries Slide as Italy Panic Fades; Euro Jumps: Markets Wrap

The new jitters about the stability of the euro sent the currency's value against the dollar to its lowest level in nearly a year. The euro seemed set to post its first weekly gain in seven weeks on...

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Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz To Step Down

Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz To Step Down

Howard Schultz , who helped build Starbucks into a global food industry powerhouse, is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee chain. According to aNew York Times report, Schultz told th...

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Apple introduces iOS 12, its latest operating system iteration, at developer conference

Every stock will get a shiny new chart, showing its performance over the day, as well as a list of relevant articles curated by Apple News articles . You'll even get suggestions on memories to look a...

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Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AI

Google won't renew Pentagon contract to use AI

With Project Maven , Google promised Pentagon a "Google-earth-like" surveillance system that could surveil entire cities with analysts learning about any building, any person with a single click. Thi...

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2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton

2 winning LOTTO MAX tickets sold in Brampton

It was one of a number of winning lottery ticekts sold in Northern Ontario, according to Ontario Lottery and Gaming. Thursday's Daily Grand jackpot was won by a ticket sold somewhere in the province...

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Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms

Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms

In addition, Merkel spoke positively about some of the ideas of French President Emmanuel Macron for greater solidarity in the euro area and the wider European Union. Reports say a major trading wa...

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Microsoft is now a more valuable company than Google

Microsoft is now a more valuable company than Google

On Tuesday, the software giant ended regular trading with a market cap of $753 billion, which was better than Google parent's $ 739 billion . The change means that the company behind Windows is th...

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White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May

White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May

Early on in the administration, former press secretary Sean Spicer drew criticism for tweeting immediate reaction to a positive jobs report , violating the standard one hour time span. That's impor...

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Five Star Movement supporters rally in Rome to celebrate new government

Five Star Movement supporters rally in Rome to celebrate new government

Newly appointed Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte celebrated the age old Festa della Repubblica to mark the 72nd Italian Republic Day on the 2nd of June to mark the beginning of Italy's Third Republic -...

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