• Ryanair coercing cabin crews - Union
Ryanair coercing cabin crews - Union

Ryanair has cancelled 24 flights for Friday as some of its Ireland-based pilots strike for a second 24-hour period. The cancellations break down as 200 flights to/from Spain each day, and 50 daily flights to/from both Portugal and Belgium.

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  • Baldwin joins Johnson in writing Trump letter over tariffs
Baldwin joins Johnson in writing Trump letter over tariffs

And now they're being put on welfare. Trump declared earlier Tuesday that 'Tariffs are the greatest!' and threatened to impose additional penalties on USA trading partners as he prepared for negotiations with European officials at the White House .

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  • Johnson blasts Trump on trade, calls it 'Soviet' economy
Johnson blasts Trump on trade, calls it 'Soviet' economy

Agriculture officials said they would not need congressional approval and the money would come through the Commodity Credit Corporation , a wing of the department that addresses agricultural prices. Retaliatory tariffs on goods such soybeans, pork, beef and bourbon have hit farmers' and others' bottom lines in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Ohio, Io...

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  • Trump to Give Farmers Aid, but Farmers Aren't Thrilled
Trump to Give Farmers Aid, but Farmers Aren't Thrilled

What's the background on the tariffs? 'If tariffs punish farmers, the answer is not welfare for farmers - the answer is remove the tariffs'. The official announcement will come Tuesday afternoon from the U.S. The Commodity Credit Corporation has broad authority to make loans and direct payments to US growers when prices for corn, soybeans, whe...

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  • Pompeo says North Korea test site reports consistent with commitments
Pompeo says North Korea test site reports consistent with commitments

Nam Gwan-pyo, a senior director from South Korea's presidential National Security Office told journalists on Tuesday, referring to the 38 North report , "It is a better sign than nothing, and I believe [the North] is moving step by step toward denuclearization", according to Yonhap .

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  • Donald Trump: 'Tariffs are the greatest!'
Donald Trump: 'Tariffs are the greatest!'

After Trump announced plans to impose $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, Beijing retaliated with plans to impose tariffs on a range of agricultural products from the USA including soybeans, grains, meats and dairy products. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said the administration's move was "encouraging for the short term". Sen. Bob Corke...

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  • Tariffs are greatest: Donald Trump
Tariffs are greatest: Donald Trump

The proposal to stabilize farmers, some of whom have watched prices tumble amid ongoing trade disputes, is a recognition that Trump's tariffs are having a short-term impact on the agriculture sector heading into the midterm elections. Trump has been talking for weeks about finding ways to aid farmers as China, in particular, has canceled orders f...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M
Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M

On draw nights, the deadline to buy a ticket is 10:45 p.m. The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing has an estimated annuity value of $147 million, or $89.1 million cash, before taxes. The New York Lottery urges players to buy tickets in advance to avoid last-minute lines. The cash option is $89.1 million. Megaplier is a feature that all...

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  • Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs
Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs

Earlier this month, 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports of machinery and electronics went into effect, prompting Beijing to respond with tit-for-tat tariffs on American exports of soybeans and other products. "This is the way it's going to go - make our farmers great again". The White House showcased a number of products made in ...

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  • Iran plans to respond in kind if U.S. blocks oil exports
Iran plans to respond in kind if U.S. blocks oil exports

Trump's words were written in large letters as part of a Twitter message. Even before Trump's angry tweets , his administration had already intensified the rhetoric against Iran. "WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH", Trump added. The White House said Trump's threatening tweet shows he's n...

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  • Google stock up 5 percent after pulverizing earnings expectations
Google stock up 5 percent after pulverizing earnings expectations

Web traffic acquisition costs and revenue from the unit that includes Google's cloud business will be the key areas of focus, according to B. Riley FBR. Still, research firm eMarketer estimates Google will control 31 percent of the digital ad market this year. Other revenue - including Cloud, hardware and app sales - is estimated to increase 40...

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  • Salmonella fears lead to recall of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers
Salmonella fears lead to recall of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers

The company that makes Goldfish Crackers, Pepperidge Farm, has issued a voluntary recall for four varieties of the product due to the potential presence of salmonella in the select products. "Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them", the company said. The crackers should be thrown away or returned for a full refund.

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  • China says threats, intimidation on trade will never work
China says threats, intimidation on trade will never work

The dollar index has risen 2.4% so far this year, led largely by Fed rate rises, strong macroeconomic data and nervousness about a full-blown tariff war. The Reuters report and the dollar's weakness together added to the yen's strength, which was last up 0.5 percent at 110.91 per dollar. "Despite concerns about trade wars and tightening l...

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  • Alphabet shrugs off EU's record €4.3bn fine
Alphabet shrugs off EU's record €4.3bn fine

In the letter, Google said that it would make changes to its contracts with phone manufacturers giving them more options in regard to their use of Android . Analysts estimated $9.52 per share, according to research aggregated by Thomson Reuters . Adjusted Earnings: $US11.75 per share compared to an expected $US11.68.

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  • Tesla Stock Tumbles After Company Asks Suppliers For Refunds
Tesla Stock Tumbles After Company Asks Suppliers For Refunds

Tesla's cash position is a concern because the company has burnt through billions of dollars to step up production of the Model 3, its first mass-market auto. He wrote early Monday: "Only costs that actually apply to Q3 & beyond will be counted". Musk further added that "it would not be correct" to apply historical cost savings to the current qu...

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  • India scraps tampon tax after campaign
India scraps tampon tax after campaign

The GST Council also exempted Rakhis from GST. The items which could be considered for cutting of tax rates might include sanitary napkins, handicrafts and handloom goods. Sources said the Council may consider a reduction in tax rates on the host of items with low revenue implications as part of the tax rationalization exercise.

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  • Iran will resist Trump's psychological warfare - senior Guards commander to ISNA
Iran will resist Trump's psychological warfare - senior Guards commander to ISNA

Addressing Iranian diplomats, Mr Rouhani said: "America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war with Iran is the mother of all wars ". The timing of the heated remarks also raised the question of why Trump made a decision to issue his tweet late Sunday - after a week of negative attention for his meeting with Russi...

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  • Tesla shares drop on report that it asked suppliers for refunds
Tesla shares drop on report that it asked suppliers for refunds

Tesla, whose eroding cash position has alarmed investors, requested a "meaningful" amount of payments made since 2016 to be returned, according to the letter. When approached, some suppliers said they were unaware of Tesla's demands. Musk, Tesla's co-founder and CEO, confirmed on Twitter that Tesla is asking for money from its suppliers.

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  • Trump slams currency manipulation by Brussels & Beijing
Trump slams currency manipulation by Brussels & Beijing

The Fed has raised interest rates twice already this year. In a pair of tweets , Trump said China , the European Union and others had been "manipulating their currencies and interest rates lower" while the USA dollar strengthened, eroding "our big competitive edge".

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  • Mega Millions Jackpot Grows To $433 Million
Mega Millions Jackpot Grows To $433 Million

According to the Kansas Lottery, Friday night's Mega Millions drawing kicks off the weekend with a jackpot worth an estimated $422 million, including a cash option of $254.8 million. Mega Millions tickets cost $2 per play or toss in an extra dollar for the multiplier, which can be two times or up to five times the consolation winnings.

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