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Finance Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon
Author: 0 Target buys same-day delivery company to battle Amazon

The tech company is already working with Target on a same-day delivery pilot at the Target store in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City. USA retailer Target has agreed to buy San Francisco-based transportation technology specialist Grand Junction in order to "improve and expand" its delivery capabilities.

Finance Council of the European Union expands sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 Council of the European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

The most recent escalation was prompted by sanctions against North Korea approved by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) last week in response to July's launches of ballistic missiles by Pyongyang. The reclusive state raised the stakes further with a detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the USA territory of Guam. The sanctions also include targeted measures against 13 people and entities linked to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

Finance Gas prices rise to highest level this summer
Author: 0 Gas prices rise to highest level this summer

The highest was about $2.52 per gallon in the Ann Arbor area. Midland Odessa- $2.18/g, flat from last week's $2.18/g. Gas prices have been as low as $2.05 but the average has been $2.24 per gallon since June 1. The U.S. average diesel price is $2.57, up 6 cents over the past three weeks, Lundberg said. DeHaan said there are signs that "we may be nearing a short-term peak as the climb in gasoline prices has begun to slow".

Finance LTFRB: Uber is still suspended
Author: 0 LTFRB: Uber is still suspended

Poe said the issue is not about roadworthiness but one that involves a mere administrative violation, which should have merited a corresponding administrative penalty. The order is effective immediately. Unlike his colleagues, Sen. "As much as I support entry of technology and convenience through Uber and Grab, LTFRB 's move to suspend Uber is justified".

Finance Chinese President Calls on Trump Moderation in Korean Question
Author: 0 Chinese President Calls on Trump Moderation in Korean Question

Trump suggested at the Monday afternoon signing that additional steps would be taken against China on trade issues. "On August 15, a full ban on imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore, seafood from North Korea is introduced", the ministry said in a statement.

Finance Wall Street rebounds as N. Korea tensions wane
Author: 0 Wall Street rebounds as N. Korea tensions wane

Improving the market mood, was the simmering down of regional tension as North Korea and the US rowed back on the rhetoric. TOKYO: Asian equity markets extended a global slide on Friday as tensions ramped up between the U.S. "Risk is back on". However, he added that "tensions might flare up again". Against the Swiss franc the dollar edged higher, after jumping more than 1 percent on Monday.

Finance Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally
Author: 0 Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

The University of Nevada, Reno is a caring and safe community of students and employees from a broad range of backgrounds with differing beliefs. Violence at the demonstrations is drawing worldwide condemnation. " Cole White , the first person I exposed, no longer has a job", @YesYoureRacist announced via Twitter Sunday morning. After being exposed by @ YesYoureRacist , Cvjetanovic appeared on his local television news station in Reno, Nevada to say that he now fears for his safety-but ...

Author: 0 Taiwan concerned by United States plan for unfair trade probe against China

The US officials said "Chinese commercial policy has a major goal, the acquisition and the absorption of the intellectual property of the United States and other countries around the world". Since the WTO was established in 1995, the U.S. has not imposed any trade investigations or sanctions based on Section 301, because that kind of unilateral action would violate WTO rules requiring trade disputes among its members to be addressed on its platform.

Finance Chinese media: Trump's trade probe will 'poison' relations
Author: 0 Chinese media: Trump's trade probe will 'poison' relations

But a senior administration official said that concerns over China's trade practices have been longstanding, and that the president's memo was unrelated to efforts to put pressure on Beijing over North Korea . China has announced that it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under United Nations sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs.

Finance Counties in Arizona state fleas tested positive for plague
Author: 0 Counties in Arizona state fleas tested positive for plague

Fleas with the plague are flitting around Arizona. According to the Coconino County Public Health Services District in northcentral Arizona fleas collected in the Doney Park area northeast of Flagstaff have tested positive for plague ( Yersinia pestis ).

Finance China's July industrial output, retail sales grew less than expected
Author: 0 China's July industrial output, retail sales grew less than expected

Urban fixed asset investment also weakened compared to the same period previous year, growing 8.3% between January and July 2017. Other key indicators such as new construction projects measured by floor area, contracted for the first time since last September, falling 7 per cent in July.

Finance Barclays PLC Reaffirms
Author: 0 Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for IMI plc (IMI)

Deutsche Bank maintained McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) on Wednesday, May 31 with "Buy" rating. Matthews International Capital Management Llc bought 793,300 shares as the company's stock declined 1.28% while stock markets rallied. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Jefferies. On Monday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Goodbody.

Finance Trump lashes out after drugs giant CEO resigns from advisory council
Author: 0 Trump lashes out after drugs giant CEO resigns from advisory council

Merck CEO Ken Frazier quit President Trump's manufacturing business council on Monday, citing disatisfaction with Trump's lackluster response to violence that erupted after a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville over the weekend. Mr Trump has yet to explicitly condemn any white supremacist groups himself. Mr Sessions said he expects to hear more from Mr Trump after a meeting on Monday.

Finance WPI inflation rises first time in 5 months to 1.88% in July
Author: 0 WPI inflation rises first time in 5 months to 1.88% in July

The wholesale price index rose 1.88 per cent in July from a year earlier. The index for "Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas" group declined by 7.8 percent to 64.0 (provisional) from 69.4 (provisional) for the previous month due to an 11 percent decline in the price of crude petroleum.

Finance Nikkei edges down ahead of holiday as investors warily eye North Korea
Author: 0 Nikkei edges down ahead of holiday as investors warily eye North Korea

The Dow is up 48.61 points or 0.2 percent at 21,892.62, the Nasdaq is up 35.83 points or 0.6 percent at 6,252.71 and the S&P 500 is up 7.77 points or 0.3 percent at 2,445.98. Low U.S. Treasury yields are also weighing on the dollar. At 10:34 a.m. ET (1434 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 70.95 points, or 0.47 percent, to 15,146.38.

Finance Neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer to lose domain name
Author: 0 Neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer to lose domain name

The Daily Stormer is a neo-Nazi, white supremacist website associated with the alt-right movement, which was spearheading the rally on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia which resulted in violence, including Heyer's death. This evil can not be allowed to stand. Quiz: Do you know all about security ? GoDaddy spokesman Dan Race confirmed the company's decision to boot the Daily Stormer in an email to The Washington Post .

Finance North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise
Author: 0 North Korea talk drags stocks lower; gold, yen rise

SLIDING: Traders sold-off utilities stocks. The focus on North Korea largely overshadowed a Labor Department report showing an unexpected drop in USA producer prices in the month of July. Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) is posting a notable gain after reporting an increase in July traffic. Substantial weakness was also visible among internet stocks, as reflected by the 2.8% slump by the Dow Jones Internet Index.