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Why the Online Sales-Tax Ruling May Have Limited Impact

Why the Online Sales-Tax Ruling May Have Limited Impact

Many online sales sites, including Amazon and Best Buy, already collect Minnesota sales taxes. A 2015 estimate put the total loss to states at $26 billion. Some states have a base sales tax set a...

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Cradle Fund CEO Dies After Phone Explodes While Charging At Home

Cradle Fund CEO Dies After Phone Explodes While Charging At Home

He says that Hassan had two smartphones, a Huawei and a BlackBerry , and it remains unclear which one overheated and caught fire. It was reported on June 14 that Nazrin died in a fire that ...

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Airbus threatens to leave the United Kingdom because of uncertainty over Brexit

Applications will be made online, and the system will begin to go public in stages at the end of this summer, with a wider rollout by Christmas and then a full rollout by March 2019, when the United K...

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OPEC to raise oil production from July

Iran, for example, has been hit by USA sanctions that hinder its energy exports. Vandana Hari, a market analyst and founder of Vanda Insights, told UPI early Friday that it appears OPEC will agree o...

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Airbus threatens to leave Britain over Brexit trade relations

Airbus threatens to leave Britain over Brexit trade relations

The auto giant's United Kingdom boss told the BBC that clarity was needed by the end of the summer. The Foreign Secretary warned Theresa May that she needs to be tough and fulfill the mandate of...

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GM is bringing back the Chevy Blazer, an SUV classic

GM is bringing back the Chevy Blazer, an SUV classic

Basically, it's another family crossover for the bowtie brand. "The introduction of the all-new Blazer builds on that momentum and further strengthens the most comprehensive lineup of crossovers and S...

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Saudi, Argentina to be added to MSCI emerging markets index

Saudi, Argentina to be added to MSCI emerging markets index

Khalid Al-Hussan, chief executive officer of Tadawul, told a press conference in Riyadh that he was "more excited by what's about to come as we continue to enhance the market's future". Meanwhile, R...

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Airbus says no-deal Brexit would threaten its role in UK

Airbus says no-deal Brexit would threaten its role in UK

The Home Office on Thursday published details of its proposals for the post-Brexit deal, which forms a key part of the Withdrawal Agreement still being negotiated by the European Union and UK. "A m...

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Uber to provide cash incentives to some drivers who switch to EVs

Uber to provide cash incentives to some drivers who switch to EVs

The program of monetary stimulation of taxi drivers will be introduced in seven communities: in Austin, Los Angeles, Montreal, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. The EV Champions Initia...

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Italy, Germany clash as migration cuts to the core of EU unity

Italy, Germany clash as migration cuts to the core of EU unity

Italy was heading for a fresh showdown with a humanitarian organisation on Friday after a Dutch-flagged ship rescued hundreds of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean. In an interview with Spiege...

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'Good news, but it's not a windfall' in Washington state

The win was welcomed by groups representing brick-and-mortar retailers and decried by e-commerce advocates. The new rules could make it harder for small online retailers to remain independent, sin...

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Oil is rallying after OPEC reportedly strikes a deal to raise production

After Zanganeh left, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said an overwhelming majority of oil producers agreed with the Russian-Saudi recommendation of jointly and gradually raising output by 1 ...

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Tesla vs Former Employee Story Takes Bizarre Twist With an Alleged Threat

Tesla vs Former Employee Story Takes Bizarre Twist With an Alleged Threat

The tense conversation escalated quickly, and Musk said Tripp was a "horrible human being". Yesterday afternoon, Tesla filed a sensational lawsuit against former employee Martin Tripp for ...

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Device to trick Tesla Autopilot banned from sale in US

An aftermarket gadget promising to bypass Tesla's Autopilot safety features and allow owners of the EVs to keep their hands off the wheel is being barred from sale in the USA by regulators. The Tesla ...

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Airbus warns could leave United Kingdom if no Brexit deal

Airbus warns could leave United Kingdom if no Brexit deal

Airbus employs about 14,000 people at 25 different sites in the UK. "We have again today called on the UK Government in its forthcoming White Paper to commit to staying inside the Single Market an...

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European Union counter-tariffs against USA come into effect on Friday - commission

European Union counter-tariffs against USA come into effect on Friday - commission

Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. Chinese officials warned Thursday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpFamily immigration detention centers could be at capacity within days: report Trump lik...

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Federal Labor digs in over income tax cuts

Federal Labor digs in over income tax cuts

The two Centre Alliance senators, Rex Patrick and Stirling Griff, take the same approach and will pass the entire package if it can not be amended. Labor is aiming to split the three stages of the c...

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Pune police arrest Bank of Maharashtra chief in DS Kulkarni case

Pune police arrest Bank of Maharashtra chief in DS Kulkarni case

The bank's present MD & CEO, Executive Director R K Gupta, Zonal Manager Nityanand Deshpande, the bank's former CMD Sushil Muhnot, Kulkarni's CA Sunil Ghatpande, and Vice-President Rajiv Newaskar of t...

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Airbus plans United Kingdom job cuts amid fears of hard Brexit impact

Airbus plans United Kingdom job cuts amid fears of hard Brexit impact

The story by the papers Policial Editor Francis Elliot and Industrial Editor Robert Lee claims Airbus has lost patience with Theresa May's stalled Brexit negotiations. Airbus, which makes wings for ...

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Oil Prices Jump Ahead Of OPEC Meet. Five Things To Know

Oil Prices Jump Ahead Of OPEC Meet. Five Things To Know

During the meeting, the group is expected to raise crude output after more than a year of cutting it to stabilize once-falling prices. Benchmark Brent crude prices traded at $74.35 a barrel on Thurs...

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New White House Report, Authored by Trade Hawk, Blasts Chinese 'Economic Aggression'

New White House Report, Authored by Trade Hawk, Blasts Chinese 'Economic Aggression'

In March, President Trump pledged to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Chinese oil customers plan to red...

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Tariffs on 29 USA goods to be hiked after 45 days

Tariffs on 29 USA goods to be hiked after 45 days

India had sought to be exempt from the new USA tariffs on steel and aluminum, arguing its exports were small in comparison with other countries', but got nowhere. However, in the revised list, India h...

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Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, markets look to August

Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, markets look to August

Haldane has a reputation for wide-ranging interests and thinking that does not always represent the mainstream at the Bank, so it remains to be seen if other BoE officials follow his lead on monetary ...

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Intel CEO resigns after company learns of past consensual relationship

Intel CEO resigns after company learns of past consensual relationship

The Intel board said it accepted Krzanich's resignation, noting all employees are expected to respect Intel's values and code of conduct. Chief Financial Officer Robert Swan will take over as ...

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CSU leader to reject migrants at German border if no European Union deal

CSU leader to reject migrants at German border if no European Union deal

Seehofer and his Christian Social Union (CSU) party has clashed with Merkel, who leads the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), on refugee policy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses her mobile de...

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Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Officials also drew up a second list of $16bn in chemical and energy products to hit with new tariffs , though China did not announce a date for imposing them. That could bolster longer-term confiden...

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Audi chief detained in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

Audi chief detained in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

The prosecutor's office in Munich said that as part of its investigation into the Audi engine and diesel affairs it has executed an arrest warrant on Rupert Stadler June 18. Stadler has main...

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Iran signals compromise for modest rise in OPEC oil output

Iran signals compromise for modest rise in OPEC oil output

Saudi Arabia is struggling to convince fellow Opec members including Gulf allies on the need to raise oil output, sources familiar with the talks said on Wednesday, adding to complications ahead of...

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Glitch hits Telstra wholesale customers

Glitch hits Telstra wholesale customers

Telstra's mobile network is reporting outages in cities across Australia, with customers affected by issues with 3G and 4G signals. " There was a vendor platform issue that impacted mobile virtual n...

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Australian telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

Australian telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

Mr Penn said the telecommunications sector had never been under more pressure, with the development of the NBN, significant increased competition, and huge pressure to invest in new technologies. As...

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German automakers offer to end EU's tariff's on United States autos

Officials in Brussels, spearheading the member states' response, said the list of U.S. imports that will now face an extra duty at the European Union border includes steel and aluminium products, ag...

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Flights at ILM airport affected by technical issue

Flights at ILM airport affected by technical issue

A spokesperson for American Airlines told FOX 46 that PSA Airlines is having problems tracking flight crews. " Our team, in coordination with PSA, is working hard to resolve the issue as quickly as ...

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Alexa Is Coming to Your Hotel Room

Alexa Is Coming to Your Hotel Room

Alexa for Hospitality is available to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality providers starting today, with Marriott International signed up to deploy the service across its hotel portfo...

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Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Loses More Than $30 Million in Hack

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Loses More Than $30 Million in Hack

It also said that it would fully compensate all of its customers affected by the hack. The Bithumb theft highlights the security risks and the weak regulation of global cryptocurrency markets. It is...

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Starbucks plans to close 150 locations

Starbucks plans to close 150 locations

Starbucks shares slipped almost 2 percent in after-hours trading. According to Bloomberg News, the comparable sales performance would be Starbucks' weakest in nine years. Starbucks aims to rein in ...

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Disney making $70.3 billion counterbid for Twenty-First Century Fox

Disney making $70.3 billion counterbid for Twenty-First Century Fox

As part of the deal, Disney will acquires 20th Century Fox, Fox's film studio, as well as a cable group that includes FX Networks, National Geographic and several worldwide channels and regional sport...

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Trump trade adviser says he has no knowledge of iPhone tariff exception

The US leader warned Friday of " additional tariffs " should Beijing hit back with tit-for-tat measures. On July 6th, both the US and China will impose 25% tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chines...

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Notes worth Rs 12 lac destroyed by mice inside Assam's Tinsukia ATM

Notes worth Rs 12 lac destroyed by mice inside Assam's Tinsukia ATM

When the bank sent the technician to fix the ATM, it was found that Rs 12 lakh was ruined by rats. The four-legged rodents tore currency notes worth 12 lakhs into tiny bits and pieces in an unpreced...

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Microsoft slammed for ICE contract, amid child separations

Microsoft slammed for ICE contract, amid child separations

The post mainly mentioned Azure Government's ability to process data on edge devices or utilize deep learning capabilities to accelerate facial recognition and identification. "The agency is now i...

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Merkel hits back as Trump doubles down on German crime figures

Merkel hits back as Trump doubles down on German crime figures

The interior minister, who is also leader of the more conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) party, made the ultimatum earlier today, demanding that the Chancellor end Germany's open-door asylu...

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