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Hundreds Join Tehran's Biggest Anti-Government Protest in Years

Hundreds Join Tehran's Biggest Anti-Government Protest in Years There had been several national and worldwide protests against the long-standing ban on women attending Iranian stadiums. The unplanned demonstration came a day after protests forced two major shopping centers for mobile phones and electonics to close in Tehran and after demonstrators earlier closed its Grand Bazaar. [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens To Hit Harley-Davidson With Taxes If It Moves Overseas

Trump Threatens To Hit Harley-Davidson With Taxes If It Moves Overseas Harley-Davidson did not immediately respond to request for comment, but said the move overseas was to avoid European Union tariffs, not to sell in the USA market. If they move , watch it, it will be the beginning of the end. "I fought hard for them and ultimately they will not pay tariffs selling into the European Union, which has hurt us badly on trade, down $151 Billion". [Full Article...]

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited For the past week, Trump has demanded changes in the nation's immigration laws and encouraged Congress to act with urgency. Parents were jailed and children taken to government-contracted shelters. Trump has gone back and forth on ways to solve the country's immigration problems, which he blames on Democrats. The columnist went on to rip Mr. [Full Article...]

Harley-Davidson moving some production overseas after retaliatory tariffs

Harley-Davidson moving some production overseas after retaliatory tariffs Steel would incur a 25-percent tariff , while aluminum imports would see a 10-percent tariff . That will make each bike about $2,200 more expensive to export, Harley-Davidson said. Last year, as Breitbart News reported, about 183 American workers were laid off by the motorcycle company in Kansas City and Menomonee Falls. According to the company, the EU's new tariffs will increase the co... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court says states can require online retailers to collect sales tax

Supreme Court says states can require online retailers to collect sales tax With the incredible evolution of technologies and the growth of internet sales, this Supreme Court ruling will help level the playing field between our Hoosier-based companies that operate retail stores and out-of-state companies that sell products and services online in our state. [Full Article...]

Canada votes to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Canada votes to legalise cannabis for recreational use Ms. Wilson-Raybould also said provinces can pass their own laws regarding home cultivation, which the federal legislation allows in small amounts. Tony Dean , who sponsored the bill in Canada's Senate, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation . In the US, nine states have legalized recreational marijuana. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia: Deal can be done this week to boost oil supply

A production increase would help undo a 1.2 million barrel cut agreed on in late 2016 that has since helped push up the price of oil by nearly 50 per cent. OPEC takes its decisions by unanimity, so if Iran were to wield its veto Saudi Arabia would be left only with the option of assembling a coalition of willing countries to bypass Tehran's opposition. [Full Article...]

Bithumb Loses $32M in Bitcoin Heist

Bithumb Loses $32M in Bitcoin Heist As of 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, the price for Bitcoin dropped by 5.9 percent; Ethereum by 9.8 percent and Ripple by 9.7 percent compared to 24 hours before the hacking attack, Yonhap said . The company said it would compensate customers for all lost assets. "$30 million can be easily covered with the company's funds", tweeted analyst Joseph Young on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

As Europe’s Tariffs on U.S. Goods Take Effect, Trump Threatens Retaliation

As Europe’s Tariffs on U.S. Goods Take Effect, Trump Threatens Retaliation Together the trade battles have raised the spectre of a global trade war, spooking financial markets that fear major consequences to the world economy. And he is threatening to impose another national security-based tariff on imports of cars, trucks and auto parts. It is hard for the White House to unilaterally impose tariffs without input from Congress, but Trump has found several ways to do it... [Full Article...]

A Supreme Court Ruling Could Make Your Online Purchases More Expensive

A Supreme Court Ruling Could Make Your Online Purchases More Expensive The Supreme Court overrules the Quill case, which previously set the precedent for collecting sales tax from online sellers. Online retailers sued over the scheme, and the Supreme Court allowed the case to proceed. Now, under this new decision, even if a company doesn't have a store, warehouse, or office in a state, its internet sales to that state's residents can be taxed. [Full Article...]

TRUMP STRIKES BACK: The President Threatens China with $200 BILLION in Tariffs

TRUMP STRIKES BACK: The President Threatens China with $200 BILLION in Tariffs Mr. Trump said that if China responds to this fresh round of tariffs, then he will move to counter "by pursuing additional tariffs on another $200 billion of goods". President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he leaves a meeting Monday in the East Room of the White House in Washington . The official Xinhua news agency said China would impose 25 percent tariffs on 659 United States product... [Full Article...]

Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs

Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs It gave no details. In the first round of penalties announced by both nations, to take effect July 6, the US plans to impose tariffs of 25 percent on $34 billion of Chinese imports, such as construction machinery, aerospace, and power generation equipment. [Full Article...]

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Germany over Volkswagen diesel scandal

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Germany over Volkswagen diesel scandal Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in the United States. The Volkswagen emissions scandal began in September 2015, when the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to German automaker Volkswagen Group. [Full Article...]

Domino's new promotion offers to fill city's potholes

Domino's new promotion offers to fill city's potholes They believe bad roads shouldn't happen to good pizza! Domino's Pizza says potholes are putting its pizzas at risk, so the company is helping smooth out roads for delivery drivers. Domino's is dead set on making sure customers get home with their pizzas intact. The campaign was created by the CP+B ad agency, which specialises in drumming up media interest, claiming on their website to make the... [Full Article...]

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner In fact, CNNMoney reported that AT&T-Time Warner's counsel Daniel Petrocelli made the argument that traditional media orgs have already been left behind in the digital revolution. Beyond the impact on the companies, the merger is expected to spur frantic dealmaking in the rapidly consolidating media sector . "We look forward to closing the merger on or before June 20 so we can begin to give consu... [Full Article...]

Porsche Taycan name confirmed for production-spec Mission E

Porsche Taycan name confirmed for production-spec Mission E The prototype Porsche Mission E debuted in 2015. And now it has a production name - Porsche Taycan (which we think is pronounced "Tie-Can"). According to Porsche , the Taycan name is a Eurasian word that roughly translates to " lively young horse " and is a reference to the "leaping steed" on the company's badge. [Full Article...]

United States reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says

United States reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that the Trump administration has a struck a deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE . The Trump administration yesterday announced a deal to allow the telecommunications company to resume buying from USA companies, eliminating a key sticking point for the two nations in their talks on trade. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's throwing its servers in the sea to keep them cool

Microsoft's throwing its servers in the sea to keep them cool The Northern Isles data center consists of a 40-foot (12.2 metre) long white cylinder containing 864 servers - enough to store five million movies - and can lie on the seabed for up to five years. By running the data centre underwater, Microsoft hopes to save energy on cooling the structure. Interestingly, 100 percent of the region's energy already comes from renewable sources, thanks to wind ... [Full Article...]

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes Trump had always been leery of the Eagles' planned visit to the White House, in part because the team's owner, Jeffrey Lurie, has been a Trump critic, and because several players have been vocal critics of the league's new policy that requires players to stand if they're on the field during the national anthem or else stay in the locker room. [Full Article...]

John Goodman opens up about ‘Roseanne’ controversy at Metairie auto shop

John Goodman opens up about ‘Roseanne’ controversy at Metairie auto shop Trump to apologize for the terrible statements made and said about me on ABC", Trump wrote . " Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant, and inconsistent with our values", Dungey said in a statement , "and we have made a decision to cancel her show". [Full Article...]


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