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Trump campaign manager trying to pick up 'Roseanne' show

Trump campaign manager trying to pick up 'Roseanne' show Barr continued with Sherwood's alleged response in which he dismissed her apology. He scoffed & said: "what u have done is egregious, and unforgivable.' I begged 4 my crews jobs". not ambien, stop lying [sic]". The embattled comic hinted she may challenge the cancellation , tweeting to her fans Wednesday, "you guys make me feel like fighting back ". [Full Article...]

Trump under fire for tweet about jobs report

Trump under fire for tweet about jobs report The U.S. added 223,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, according to Labor Department figures published on Friday. The jobs report episode follows 16 months of a presidency in which Trump has cast aside traditions with such frequency that practices long considered taboo are now routine, even as critics say Trump is gambling with some of the nation's most sensitiv... [Full Article...]

Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers $10000 to move to the state

Vermont offering to pay telecommuting workers $10000 to move to the state More than 13 million people visit Vermont on a yearly basis, Quartz reported , and the state is hoping it can convince some of them to stay in the state more permanently. The program would peak in 2020, when the state has been authorized to spend up to $250,000 on the incentives. The funds-a maximum of $5,000 a year or $10,000 total-can be used to pay for moving costs and other expenses, s... [Full Article...]

Theresa May expresses disappointment over 'unjustified' USA tariffs

Theresa May expresses disappointment over 'unjustified' USA tariffs Ross offered little detail about what the enumerated states could do to have the tariffs lifted. It will dispute the legality of USA tariffs on EU steel and aluminium and Chinese legislation that "undermines property rights of European companies", EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said. [Full Article...]

National Donut Day: How to get a free Dunkin' Donut on Friday

National Donut Day: How to get a free Dunkin' Donut on Friday La Mar's is partnering with The Salvation Army to offer free donuts at various locations . During World War I, The Salvation Army's "Donut Lassies" served the delicious treats to American soldiers on the front lines. It's nearly the weekend and what better way to start it than by getting a free doughnut! That's while supplies last, of course. Also , the Mainstream Boys Homemade Empanadas... [Full Article...]

Consumer groups say Tesla autopilot feature not as safe as advertised

Consumer groups say Tesla autopilot feature not as safe as advertised An influential American consumer magazine has reversed an earlier unfavourable review on the Tesla Model 3 to recommend the electric auto. While the influential magazine said the vehicle has exhilarating acceleration and handling, testers were troubled by its 152-foot average stopping distance from 60 miles per hour in emergency braking tests. [Full Article...]

Google and Facebook are already abusing GDPR, new report claims

Google and Facebook are already abusing GDPR, new report claims A major focus of GDPR is that companies will not be able to use vague or confusing statements to get you to agree to give them data, which means it could have a far-reaching impact on some of the biggest technology firms in the world including Facebook and Google . [Full Article...]

Surgeon general: Most in U.S. think opioid abuse is not local

Surgeon general: Most in U.S. think opioid abuse is not local When the call went out for a doctor on board, the US surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight. Delta also responded to the tweet thanking Adams for volunteering to step in during the scary situation. Gov. Phil Bryant said MS law enforcement officers have revived 43 people in the past nine months with naloxone, a medication that reverses ... [Full Article...]

Avenatti Says Two More Women Have Hush Payment Claims Against Trump

Avenatti Says Two More Women Have Hush Payment Claims Against Trump For obvious reasons, he didn't go into the specific details, but he did say that the totals were close to the $130,000 paid to Daniels. He had told Cohen that Qatar was interested in investing in Trump's planned infrastructure projects for the U.S., when the lawyer said he could help Doha find projects to sponsor, in exchange for $1 million up front. [Full Article...]

Father Of Bear Attack Victim Changes Story

Father Of Bear Attack Victim Changes Story The father of the 5-year-old girl who was attacked by a bear early Sunday morning now says he was mistaken when he told a 911 operator that his daughter had been camping in the backyard alone when the attack happened. "Based on bear behavior, it's possible this bear will come back to the area". "Fortunately, she had no life-threatening injuries", Breaux said. Colorado has an estimated 17,000 t... [Full Article...]

Pompeo: US to lift sanctions if North Korea dismantles nuclear weapons program

Pompeo: US to lift sanctions if North Korea dismantles nuclear weapons program Xi advised Kim to "give top priority" to reaching "a comprehensive agreement on denuclearization" with the USA, according to the daily. Then reach an accommodation with the USA from a position of strength and fundamental equality. It would perhaps be best for the world community to take a more realistic view of the meeting as there are clear indications that the USA and North Korea are going into ... [Full Article...]

Seattle passes a smaller version of the 'Amazon tax'

Seattle passes a smaller version of the 'Amazon tax' Instead of the $75 million a year the tax was originally expected to raise, it will bring in less than $50 million. That original compromise was voted down Friday. "We'll be back for more!" The Seattle region had the third-highest number of homeless people in the USA and saw 169 homeless deaths in 2017. The city council president, Bruce Harrell, spoke to a growing "fear of what this city is becomi... [Full Article...]

Tesla bursts into flames after fatal crash in Switzerland

Tesla bursts into flames after fatal crash in Switzerland In one of those accidents, a woman in Utah broke her foot after she slammed into a truck when her vehicle allegedly ran a red light while it was in autopilot mode. Despite the rocky relationship between Tesla and the NTSB, agency spokesperson Keith Holloway said he's still uncertain as to whether the agency will open an investigation into the accident. [Full Article...]

Taiwan seeks 'correction' after Air Canada lists Taipei as part of China

Taiwan seeks 'correction' after Air Canada lists Taipei as part of China Gap's apology comes as China has been increasing efforts to police language used to describe Chinese-claimed territories such as Taiwan . "We are committed to more rigorous reviews in the future to avoid similar incidents again". Delta Air Lines based in the US and Zara the European based clothing retailer were on the hot seat as well over issues of a similar nature on their e-commerce sites ... [Full Article...]

'Be Cool!': Trump Offers Words Of Wisdom On Trade Talks With China

'Be Cool!': Trump Offers Words Of Wisdom On Trade Talks With China ZTE added that the company continues to communicate with the US government with the goal of modifying or reversing the order. In 2016 the Obama administration announced that it was punishing the company for its alleged sanctions violations by restricting the sale of key USA exports to ZTE, but weeks later it suspended the punishment after the telecom equipment maker agreed to work with US author... [Full Article...]

Europe isn't U.S. 'vassal,' should trade with Iran

Europe isn't U.S. 'vassal,' should trade with Iran Saudi Arabia also backed Trump's decision on his country withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal . Resulting rising oil prices would have a mixed impact across the region, driving prices higher for some countries that rely heavily on imports, such as Japan, while boosting revenues for exporters such as Indonesia. [Full Article...]

Bill Gates reveals himself as one of Bitcoin's harshest critics

Bill Gates reveals himself as one of Bitcoin's harshest critics Bill Gates has now jumped on the same bandwagon, referring to them as "crazier, speculative things". Addressing his boss, he said that he "likes cryptocurrencies a lot less" than his colleague already does. "If you look at Apple , I think it earns nearly twice as much as the second most-profitable company in the United States", Buffett told the cable network, calling it an "unbelievable compa... [Full Article...]

California approves measure to require solar on new homes after 2020

California approves measure to require solar on new homes after 2020 SEIA's Hopper notes that although other states "may not be ready for this step yet", California's decision is a "precedent-setting policy - one that will bring enormous benefits and cost-savings to consumers". That's more than double the cost of utility-scale solar systems, which range from 4.4 to 6.6 cents. Already, the news has been a boon for solar developers such as Sunrun, Vivint S... [Full Article...]

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says no to Bitcoin. Here's why

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says no to Bitcoin. Here's why Gates dismissed bitcoin as an asset class saying it does not support any real production activity and as such, there was no reason why it should be expected to increase in value . He elaborated that he was gifted some bitcoin for his birthday, but sold it a couple of years later. Back in December, Bitcoin reached an all time high of $20,000 dollars. [Full Article...]

Takeda to buy Shire in record deal

Takeda to buy Shire in record deal However, Takeda announced their intention to reduce the debt quickly. Takeda will fund the cash portion of the proposed acquisition, through a $31-billion bridge loan facility secured from JPMorgan Chase Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp and MUFG Bank, among others. [Full Article...]


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