• France, Germany and Italy will have the biggest economic slowdowns - International Monetary Fund warns
France, Germany and Italy will have the biggest economic slowdowns - International Monetary Fund warns

Growth in China is projected to moderate from 6.9% in 2017 to 6.6% in 2018 and 6.4% in 2019. Its 2019 predictions for 1.5% growth remain unchanged. Germany , France and Italy were among European nations receiving the sharpest downgrades for growth this year, of as much as 0.3 per cent compared with forecasts made in April, amid rising politi...

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  • ICJ confirms Iran's anti-US lawsuit
ICJ confirms Iran's anti-US lawsuit

Recent comments from Mnuchin did little to clear up the confusion. The US State Department could not immediately be reached for comment. Iran has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice against the United States' reimposition of sanctions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

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  • EU, Japan sign major trade deal
EU, Japan sign major trade deal

The imported wine and cheese could hurt sales by Japanese wineries and dairies, but Japanese consumers have historically coveted such European products. The deal eliminates about 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese goods to the EU, but remaining at around 94 percent for European imports into Japan for now and rising to 99 percent over the years.

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  • Black woman says CVS manager called police because she had wrong coupon
Black woman says CVS manager called police because she had wrong coupon

The company also said it has "sincerely apologized" to the customer, Camilla Hudson , who shared her experience on Facebook , including a video of the store manager on the phone with police. She was unable to use a coupon for one of her items at the machine, and was offered assistance by store manager Morry Matson . He was also a state delegate f...

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  • Papa John's founder: Stepping down as chairman a 'mistake'
Papa John's founder: Stepping down as chairman a 'mistake'

In an internal memo obtained by Ad Age, Laundry Service says "disparaging and outrageous comments about Wasserman and Laundry Service" made in the media regarding its relationship with Papa John's are "completely false" and that it will be going on the record with a response.

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May: President Trump Suggested Suing the EU
British Prime Minister Theresa May: President Trump Suggested Suing the EU

MPs voted 307 to 301 to overturn an amendment to the trade bill under which Britain would be forced to join a customs union with the EU if no agreement were reached on frictionless trade by 21 January 2019. There is a belief in Conservative circles that a no-confidence vote in May will have to be called by Wednesday this week as there will otherwis...

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  • Netflix reports weaker-than-expected new subscriptions in the second quarter
Netflix reports weaker-than-expected new subscriptions in the second quarter

Wall Street had expected the company to report even more subscribers than it had forecast. In their letter , Netflix officials acknowledged that the company's subscriber growth was lower than anticipated but didn't off much of an explanation of how it came up short.

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  • EBay launches thousands of deals to fight Amazon on Prime Day
EBay launches thousands of deals to fight Amazon on Prime Day

He said he expects at least 70 percent of Prime Day prices will be lower than on Black Friday this year, which means there's about a one-in-three chance consumers could get a better deal if they wait a few months. Don't have Prime? It's not too late to become a member. The countdown is on for the global shopping event known as Amazon Prime Da...

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  • Amazon Prime Day starts with technical glitches
Amazon Prime Day starts with technical glitches

Like, how can anyone call themselves a real Game of Thrones fan without at least one Mother of Dragons hoodie in the closet? Consider this the first stop before your one-stop shopping, a handy guide to cut through the universe of stuff available.

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  • As trade war persists, Mnuchin says China talks have
As trade war persists, Mnuchin says China talks have "broken down"

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in an emailed statement. China and the EU together account for about one third of the global economy, yet European foreign direct investment into China has reached a cap, said EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, alluding to persistent complaints about reciprocal market access.

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  • Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of Louisville office
Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of Louisville office

A special committee of Papa John's board of directors has "approved and directed the company to terminate a sublease agreement granting Mr. Schnatter the right to use certain office space at the company's corporate headquarters", the company said in a statement released late Friday.

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  • How To Make Sure That Prime Day Deal Is Really A Deal
How To Make Sure That Prime Day Deal Is Really A Deal

The Amazon Prime Day sale will also be available in more countries in 2018 with Australia , Singapore, Netherlands, and Luxembourg are joining Amazon's deal day this year. Prime Day is the new Black Friday . Success for Amazon will be measured by how many people switch up their routines in response to the promotion and develop new habits.

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  • United States soybean exports predicted to plunge as trade war continues
United States soybean exports predicted to plunge as trade war continues

Producers have had yields far above that in recent years, meaning there is a cushion, but it's getting thinner, Stark added. Chinese soybean imports were forecast to fall by 8% during the 2018/19 marketing year despite larger shipments from Brazil, already the world's largest soybean exporter.

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  • How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you
How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you

Amazon also claims to be bringing over 200 new products from various brands on Prime Day . Vivo phones are available with up to Rs. 3,000 off, and an extra Rs. The phone will also be applicable for a guaranteed buy-back offer, valued at up to Rs 37,000. For example, customers can see a dress modelled in 3-dimension, open a microwave placed on...

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  • Elon Musks Calls British Cave Diver A 'Pedo' On Twitter
Elon Musks Calls British Cave Diver A 'Pedo' On Twitter

Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue of the boy's soccer team, but lambasted Musk's submarine plan in an interview published by CNN Friday. Several key figures involved in the rescue said that Unsworth was integral to the success of the operation.

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  • What Comes Next in the Takeover Battle Over Sky
What Comes Next in the Takeover Battle Over Sky

Comcast expects to pay its advisers between 203 million pounds and 243 million pounds in total for their work on the Sky bid, the USA group estimated in its formal offer document for the British company on Friday. In the US, Comcast rose 2.3% to 34.55 dollars and Fox fell 0.9% to 47.38 dollars. Iger sees an opportunity to expand Disney's direc...

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  • Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’
Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

Vern Unsworth , who played a significant role in the rescue efforts , wasn't particularly impressed with Musk's offer to help out and said , "He can stick his submarine where it hurts ". He wrote: "We will make [a video] of the mini-sub/pod going all the way to Cave 5 no problemo". They were found 200m from that spot. Twelve boys and thei...

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  • McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite
McDonald's pulls salads from 3000 locations after dozens sickened by parasite

Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said in a statement that about 90 cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported across the state - and about 25 percent of those sickened said they had eaten the salads days before the onset.

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  • Ryanair pilots announce two further one day strikes
Ryanair pilots announce two further one day strikes

Flights between Ireland and the United Kingdom are the only ones impacted by the strike action, but a significant number of passengers have been affected. "We will contact customers in due course when we receive details". The carrier said customers affected by the cancellations have already been contacted with an offer of a refund or free transfe...

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  • Tesla sells 200,000th vehicle, starting phaseout of federal tax credits
Tesla sells 200,000th vehicle, starting phaseout of federal tax credits

But the new "6-9 month" guidance for the standard battery version of the Model 3 suggests that it will now be early 2019 at the earliest before anyone can buy the low-end model. As Tesla continues to grapple with production and quality issues hamstringing its innovative Model 3 sedan , the competition is looming larger in the Silicon Valley automa...

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