• Tens of thousands march in pro and anti-Brexit rallies
Tens of thousands march in pro and anti-Brexit rallies

Today marks two years since a June 23, 2016 referendum resulted in a decision to quit the 28-nation EU. With only nine months until Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, little is clear about how trade will flow as May, who is grappling with a divided party, is still trying to strike a deal with the bloc.

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  • 9,000 barrels of bourbon fall in Kentucky distillery building collapse
9,000 barrels of bourbon fall in Kentucky distillery building collapse

A local dispatcher responding on the scene said the air smelled of bourbon, though that's not atypical for an aging facility. Barton 1792 Distillery is owned by Sazerac, which is based in New Orleans and also owns Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort.

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  • Merkel's CSU allies to gauge EU migrant deal on July 1
Merkel's CSU allies to gauge EU migrant deal on July 1

United Nations data shows only some 41,000 people have made it to the European Union across the sea this year but opinion polls show migration is the top concern for the EU's 500 million citizens. But the issue has in the meantime won and lost elections for politicians across the bloc from Italy to Hungary, with voters favoring those advocating a t...

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  • Mt. Gox 'Bitcoin Whale' Trustee Won't Sell Any More BTC
Mt. Gox 'Bitcoin Whale' Trustee Won't Sell Any More BTC

The Mt.Gox debacle, originating from the devastating 800,000 Bitcoin hack in 2014, continues, with recent court documents showing that creditors may finally get the money and Bitcoin they deserve. Gox, Mark Karpeles , would likely have received the bulk of the remaining proceeds, which would have numbered in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

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  • Almost $20,000 in ATM destroyed by rat
Almost $20,000 in ATM destroyed by rat

Rats have eaten their way throughout more than 1m rupees of banknotes after entering a cash machine in north-east India. The rodent entered the cash terminal in northeastern India through a small hole meant for cables, police superintendent Mugdha Jyoti Mahanta said.

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  • Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, markets look to August
Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, markets look to August

The rise was justified by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) by pointing to stronger economic growth and low levels of unemployment. The interest rate decision comes before Carney gives his penultimate Mansion House speech in the City of London on Thursday night, alongside the chancellor, Philip Hammond, which will be watched closely for clu...

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  • Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit
Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

As ever in the Greek debt crisis , Germany is the most resistant to debt relief and has demanded that Athens be closely tracked on reform implementation after the programme ends this summer. "We are optimistic that we are on the verge of a solution with substance", spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, adding that this would "have a multiplying e...

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  • 8 ways the city's canines spent Take Your Dog to Work Day
8 ways the city's canines spent Take Your Dog to Work Day

June Rodgers and Poppy celebrate Dog Friendly Ireland Day on Sandymount strand with Dogs Trust on Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Dogs at work is a growing trend at workplaces because studies show pets lower stress hormones and increase morale and productivity.

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  • European Union says indebted Greece can finally
European Union says indebted Greece can finally "stand on its own feet"

In addition, the Euro group gave the green light to release to Athens a 15 billion euros (17.4 billion US dollars) final loan installment of the 86 billion euro package sealed three years ago, which will be used to cover some of its debts to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank.

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  • Thousands March In London To Demand Brexit Deal Referendum
Thousands March In London To Demand Brexit Deal Referendum

He said the threat had "added credibility because if we were to leave, the economic impact on a number of European countries would be severe". We've got this flawless intersection of GDPR and Brexit colliding and that will force the issue sooner rather than later, ' he said.

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  • Tesla’s Hunt for Savings: Dozen Solar Facilities Face the Axe
Tesla’s Hunt for Savings: Dozen Solar Facilities Face the Axe

This resulted in Tripp being reassigned to a new role in May of 2018, a move that the former employee reportedly expressed anger at. " Tripp also made false claims to the media about the information he stole". Musk tells him he betrayed the company and should be ashamed. And since TechCrunch has been unable to reach Tripp , it's worth no...

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  • Now All Online Companies Must Charge Sales Tax
Now All Online Companies Must Charge Sales Tax

President Donald Trump is supporting the decision calling it a "big victory". In essence, he sees the divide more practically: consumers and online retailers vs. "For centuries, states have threatened the free flow of interstate commerce by attempting to tax and regulate businesses all across the country, regardless of location".

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  • Tariffs on European cars would hurt United States auto jobs
Tariffs on European cars would hurt United States auto jobs

Shares of General Motors Co. and other USA automakers gave back earlier gains. The U.S. Commerce Department aims to wrap up its investigation into whether imports of automobiles and auto parts pose a risk to national security by late July or August, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said .

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  • OPEC discussing oil production increase to ease energy costs
OPEC discussing oil production increase to ease energy costs

The Saudi and Russian energy ministers said a production increase of about 1 million barrels per day (bpd) or around 1 percent of global supply had become a near-consensus proposal for the group and its allies, but Iran's assent was vital.

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  • OPEC to boost oil production by 1 million barrels per day
OPEC to boost oil production by 1 million barrels per day

Oil prices rose nearly 3 percent on Friday as OPEC agreed a modest increase in output to compensate for losses in production at a time of rising global demand. But Iran, bracing for the impact of fresh USA sanctions on its oil exports, fiercely objected to raising output targets, as did countries like crisis-hit Venezuela and Iraq who are unable ...

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  • OPEC strikes deal to boost oil production
OPEC strikes deal to boost oil production

Oil prices have been on a roller-coaster ride over the last few years, with Brent trading above $100 a barrel for several years until 2014, dropping to nearly $26 in 2016 and then recovering to more than $80 last month. Trump slapped fresh sanctions on Tehran in May and market watchers expect Iran's output to drop by a third by the end of 2018. I...

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  • MSCI Awards Emerging Markets Status to Saudi Arabia and Argentina
MSCI Awards Emerging Markets Status to Saudi Arabia and Argentina

Saudi will now join nations including China, India, Turkey, South Africa and Brazil. Abhishek Kumar, sector head of emerging markets debt, fixed income beta at SSGA, said the "developments in equity world (are) likely to be closely watched by the fixed income index providers".

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  • U.S. top court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax
U.S. top court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.

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  • Iran Walks Out As Russia, Saudis Gain Support For Oil Output Increase
Iran Walks Out As Russia, Saudis Gain Support For Oil Output Increase

In case of reduced USA oil exports to China, the biggest victor of an oil trade war will be OPEC-the supplier that has seen its market share diminished by United States oil. "We want to prevent the shortage and the squeeze that we saw in 2007-2008", Falih said. The only route to a production boost that Iran has publicly suggested - allowing the...

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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 finalized its decision during a week when the global trade war escalated, with the United States enacting $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, and the European Union imposing $3 billion in levies on such products as USA -made bourbon, peanut butter and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

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