• Trump insists G7 trade talks 'extremely productive'
Trump insists G7 trade talks 'extremely productive'

In the end, that language stayed in and it was only on climate change that no consensus was reached. The president also referred to Trudeau's " false statements", which he didn't explain. When I'm telling them, they're smiling at me. Trump, however, accused the Canadian Prime Minister of falsehood. "The fact that we weren't ready to downgrade ou...

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  • NJ Man Wins Powerball Jackpot, Takes Cash Payout Of $183.2 Million
NJ Man Wins Powerball Jackpot, Takes Cash Payout Of $183.2 Million

He opted for a lump sum payment of $183 million before taxes. According to the North Dakota State Lottery, no one has yet contacted the office to pick up their winnings. When the clerk scanned the ticket, she said, "Oh, my God!" He refinanced his house in order to send his 17-year-old daughter to college, he said, and had received the check jus...

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  • Venezuela's PDVSA takes first step to ease huge oil export backlog
Venezuela's PDVSA takes first step to ease huge oil export backlog

For the week, Brent fell 0.5 percent, while USA crude slipped 0.3 percent. JP Morgan cut its 2018 crude forecast for WTI by $3 to $62.20 a barrel. Crude-oil futures finished slightly lower on Friday and registered a marginal decline for the week as worries over potential supply shortages in South America and the Middle East knocked prices aro...

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  • BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith
BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith

BT chairman Jan du Plessis said that while the board was generally supportive of the new strategy set out by Patterson and his team in May, given the reaction to it, both he and Patterson had now agreed only a leadership change could actually deliver on these plans.

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  • Trump wants Russian Federation to rejoin G-7
Trump wants Russian Federation to rejoin G-7

The pledge will likely help Trudeau counter the disruptive influence of U-S President Donald Trump at the summit, who faces a showdown with fellow leaders on a range of issues, from trade, to tariffs to climate change. Trump has long stated a preference for two-way trade accords. Trump claimed America had been obliged to levy the metals tar...

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  • US Poised to Take Back Top Supercomputer Ranking From China
US Poised to Take Back Top Supercomputer Ranking From China

Titan dropped to fourth place in the world previous year after China and Switzerland overtook it. Summit also outdoes the US's previous record holder Titan. The most powerful system in the U.S until Summit had been the Cray-built Titan, which delivers 17.59 petaflops of performance. "It's going to have a profound impact in energy research, sci...

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  • KFC creating vegetarian version of its fried chicken in United Kingdom
KFC creating vegetarian version of its fried chicken in United Kingdom

This week, the chicken-life "vegetarian options" were announced for British KFC locations. If successful, KFC is touted to be the very first among the big fast-food chains to offer faux chicken meat on its menu. "It's a tricky challenge, because our fans absolutely love our Original Recipe chicken, and we won't be changing the Colonel's secret re...

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  • Donald Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after meeting
Donald Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after meeting

In Paris, Macron's office said it wouldn't make sense and pointed out that the latest country to impose economic sanctions on Russian Federation was the U.S. President Donald Trump's move to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and tear up a nuclear deal with Iran. A member of Macron's team characterised Friday's talks as "frank and robust...

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  • Coinbase Acquires Keystone Capital, Eyes Blockchain Securities Market
Coinbase Acquires Keystone Capital, Eyes Blockchain Securities Market

While Coinbase is the largest US cryptocurrency exchange, it now offers only four types of virtual currency, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. Details of Coinbase's licensure application process were laid out in a blog post entitled "Our path to listing SEC-regulated crypto securities ", Coinbase explained that it's now waiting on approval from ...

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  • Trump rails against 'unfair' trade at G7 leaders summit
Trump rails against 'unfair' trade at G7 leaders summit

Merkel said there was a broad agreement among G7 leaders that tariffs and other trade barriers should be reduced. The administration cited national security concerns in its decision to impose the tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

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  • International Monetary Fund agrees to $71 billion deal to help Argentina's economy
International Monetary Fund agrees to $71 billion deal to help Argentina's economy

Opposition politicians aligned with former populist President Cristina Fernandez have said market-friendly President Mauricio Macri was repeating earlier mistakes. "In the short-term we expect a rally in Argentinean assets", Ezequiel Zambaglione, head of research at Buenos Aires brokerage Max Valores, wrote in a Friday note to clients.

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  • 1M Lotto Tickets Sold In London, Windsor
1M Lotto Tickets Sold In London, Windsor

The OLG says MAXMILLIONS prizes for Friday night's draw, worth $1,000,000 each, were sold in the London area and Windsor. Players can pay $1 for an additional row for the Extra prize. Although B.C. wasn't home to the winning jackpot ticket, there is someone $202,003 richer from a ticket purchased in Surrey. Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) logo.

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  • Scientists Find Cheap Way To Suck Air And Make It Into Fuel
Scientists Find Cheap Way To Suck Air And Make It Into Fuel

Carbon dioxide is one of the biggest contributors to global warming. Plans to build solar shields in space or to seed the seas with materials to soak up carbon have been seen as unsafe and a distraction to the more mundane but hard task of getting people to cut their emissions.

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  • Porsche's Electric Mission E Becomes the Taycan
Porsche's Electric Mission E Becomes the Taycan

Pronounced "tie-kahn", Porsche says the name roughly translates as "lively young horse", as in the one on Porsche's crest, a crest that's remained unchanged since 1952. Range is equally important, and there Porsche has suggested that the Taycan will go over 300 miles on a full charge of its 90 kilowatt-hour battery pack.

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  • JP Morgan CEO Says He's Not Running for President'
JP Morgan CEO Says He's Not Running for President'

Dimon , chairman of the Business Roundtable , noted that the group of CEOs also support companies moving away from the practice and instead, focus on long-term value creation. Despite the short-term hit to results from the tax bill, chief executive Jamie Dimon hailed the measure as a boon for the USA economy."US companies will be more competitiv...

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  • The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE
The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE

The fines agreed to on Thursday are in addition to $892 million in penalties which ZTE has already paid to the US government under the previous settlement. "When it comes to China, despite his tough talk, this deal with ZTE proves the president just shoots blanks". "We will closely monitor ZTE's behavior", said Ross in the release.

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  • Canada's Senate Passes Cannabis Bill
Canada's Senate Passes Cannabis Bill

Canada's Senate on Thursday voted to legalize recreational marijuana, clearing a major hurdle that puts the country on track to become the first Group of Seven nation to permit national use of the drug. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who once said he smoked a joint "five or six times", has supported the bill's passage after pledging to legalize re...

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  • Poundworld on brink amid talks with former Little Chef owner
Poundworld on brink amid talks with former Little Chef owner

Carpetright (Other OTC: CGHXF - news ), Marks & Spencer (Frankfurt: 534418 - news), Mothercare (Other OTC: MHCRF - news) and New Look are among the other retailers which have announced store closure plans this year, with thousands of jobs disappearing as a effect.

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  • Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels
Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels

Surging U.S. production has capped gains in WTI prices, widening the grade's discount to Brent to more than $11 a barrel CL-LCO1=R . Balancing those expectations has been falling production in Venezuela , which has the world's biggest oil reserves and is a key supplier to American fuel markets.

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  • Trump says Russian Federation should be let back into the G-7
Trump says Russian Federation should be let back into the G-7

Trump is scheduled to arrive Friday morning for the Summit . The president also told advisers that he thinks attending the Group of Seven summit in rural Charlevoix, Quebec, was not a good use of his time because other world leaders attending oppose his policies and he "does not want to be lectured by them", The Washington Post reported , citin...

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