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Money Waymo to get more than 60000 cars from Fiat Chrysler for robotaxis
Author: 0 Waymo to get more than 60000 cars from Fiat Chrysler for robotaxis

Uber immediately halted all of its autonomous testing , and then pulled out of Arizona altogether. The announcement came a day after Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi reportedly said at a Code technology conference that the company is speaking with Waymo about putting its cars to work at the smartphone-summoned ride service.

Money Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum
Author: 0 Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said national security is the primary reason behind ending the two-month exemption from US steel and aluminum tariffs for Europe , Canada and Mexico. Trudeau called this moment a turning point in the Canada-U.S. relationship. As reported by NPR , the trade commissioner said while the European Union does not intend to escalate any situation, not responding would indicate that the European Union is willing to accept the tariffs ...

Money Chinese Stocks Dip Following MSCI Inclusion
Author: 0 Chinese Stocks Dip Following MSCI Inclusion

But MSCI says China's weighting could dramatically rise in years to come if increased global scrutiny brought by Friday's move leads to hoped-for structural and governance changes in China Inc. Once the index company sees what happens after the initial inclusion on June 1, it will be more confident to make decisions, he said. Historically, it has been hard for worldwide investors to trade these shares, but market accessibility has improved in recent years.

Author: 0 Google won't renew its contract to develop AI for U.S. military drones

According to three individuals who attended a weekly Google meeting this morning , Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene announced that the Project Maven contract would not be renewed when it expires next year. Earlier this week, one Google engineer - on the company's internal message boards - proposed the idea of employees protesting Google Cloud's conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in July with a campaign called "Occupy Moscone Center", fashioned after the Occupy Wall Street ...

Money Trump's teasing jobs report tweet raises questions
Author: 0 Trump's teasing jobs report tweet raises questions

Last year, Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary at the time, appeared to violate the rule by tweeting about a jobs report 22 minutes after it was released, before the one-hour limit had expired. Bush, seemed to concur. It is not required for the president to see the jobs report number in advance. "And if this tweet is conveying inside information about a particularly good jobs number you should never get them in advance from the Council of Economic Advisers again", he wrote on ...

Money Singapore Airlines to fly direct to NY
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines to fly direct to NY

Singapore Airlines confirmed it's going to relaunch nonstop flights between NY and Singapore on October 11. Singapore Airlines previously flew between Newark and Singapore , but discontinued the route in 2013 when it said it could no longer profitably serve the route with its four-engine Airbus A340 aircraft.

Money Spanish PM Rajoy ousted by absolute majority, replaced by Socialist leader
Author: 0 Spanish PM Rajoy ousted by absolute majority, replaced by Socialist leader

He said Mr Rajoy, 63, had failed to take responsibility for his party's involvement, which came to light last week after one of its former treasurers was given a 33-year jail sentence. He then shook hands with Sanchez after the result was announced. He heads a bloc of only 84 in the 350-seat parliament. His pro-independence opponents in the Catalonia region cast Rajoy as heavy-handed and too quick to deploy riot police, but his supporters saw him a defender of the Spanish unity and the ...

Money Donald Trump imposes trade tariffs on UK and EU steel and aluminium
Author: 0 Donald Trump imposes trade tariffs on UK and EU steel and aluminium

That hasn't been done. Ryan said there are better ways to help American workers and consumers and that he plans to work with Trump on "those better options". Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that the U.S. 'Mexico has taken our vehicle companies. A big percentage of them. "We absolutely do not rule out countermeasures", Fox said.

Money Korea's economic growth forecast at 3 pct. in 2018
Author: 0 Korea's economic growth forecast at 3 pct. in 2018

Unemployment in the OECD area is expected to drop to the lowest levels since 1980, but more can be done to bring more people into the workforce, it said. Both Treasury and the OECD expect the strength of the jobs market should lead to a pick-up in wages growth. Exports are expected to grow by 8.8% this year and by 6.8% in 2019, while imports are expected to increase by 9.8% and 7.1%, respectively.

Money Social investing tips from Warren Buffett’s grandson
Author: 0 Social investing tips from Warren Buffett’s grandson

Uber's good reputation was ruined after a series of scandals that shook the company during the past year and even led to the resignation of the executive director Travis Kalanik. Howard Buffett, the grandson of billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett, has some tips for investors who want to buy the stock of socially responsible companies.

Money New Italian PM sworn in as head of anti-establishment populist government
Author: 0 New Italian PM sworn in as head of anti-establishment populist government

On Friday, a beaming Di Maio stood before Mattarella and recited the loyalty oath - he'll serve as minister of labour and economic development. Sources in Five Star said economics professor Giovanni Tria will get the post. A center-right lawmaker, she is legendary for defending ex-Premier Giulio Andreotti against mafia collusion charges and defending the ex-boyfriend of American student Amanda Knox against murder charges.

Money Italy heads to new elections as caretaker PM named
Author: 0 Italy heads to new elections as caretaker PM named

Giuseppe Conte was sworn in as prime minister of Italy's new populist government Friday ( June 1) after a last-ditch coalition deal ended months of political deadlock and narrowly avoided snap elections in the eurozone's third largest economy.

Money Sanchez takes charge in Spain as tarnished Rajoy departs
Author: 0 Sanchez takes charge in Spain as tarnished Rajoy departs

On the domestic front, Sanchez will head a minority government that will likely need to negotiate potentially hard deals with other parties to get its legislation passed. Back-to-back losses by the party in general elections had left Sanchez without credit and he was ostracized after a rebellion from within his own ranks.

Money U.S. allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs
Author: 0 U.S. allies hit back over steel and aluminium tariffs

Even setting aside how specious these national security claims are in the cases of steel and aluminum, it is hard to imagine a scenario in which the United States does not have access to steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union .

Money Where to Find National Donut Day Deals in San Antonio
Author: 0 Where to Find National Donut Day Deals in San Antonio

Rock Road, 3301 E. Harry and 10051 W. 21st St.: Each customer can get one free doughnut . Free doughnuts are limited to only the 18 classic styles, which include the Boston cream and the traditional jelly doughnut. Four runners up will receive $1,000 and a one-year supply of Entenmann's Donuts. They have four locations in the metro. Did you know donuts gained popularity during World War I, when the Salvation Army cooked the sweet treat for the soldiers who were in the trenches? ...

Money Outrage in EU, Canada and Mexico over Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 Outrage in EU, Canada and Mexico over Trump's tariffs

The tariffs represented the latest tactic in Mr Trump's "America First" agenda, which has unnerved traders and investors and raised the spectre of a trade war involving the USA and China - the world's two largest economies - as well as other key nations.

Author: 0 Aussie Shoppers Blocked From Using Amazon's US Website

This rule now exists, but only on purchases over $1000. Unfortunately, consumers who've spent the last couple of decades relying on the USA version of Amazon to purchase products not readily-available in Australia may now have to start shopping elsewhere, likely at additional expense.

Money Trump hits EU, Canada, Mexico with steel tariffs
Author: 0 Trump hits EU, Canada, Mexico with steel tariffs

The decision sparks new concerns of a trade war with three of the United States' most important trading partners. This is dumb. Europe, Canada, and Mexico are not China, and you don't treat allies the same way you treat opponents. Fears of a global trade war are already weighing on investor confidence and could hinder the global economic upturn. "We must work with the United States of America to find a way out of this current scenario that preserves our economic links, and we will ...

Money Consumer Reports changes its mind on Tesla Model 3
Author: 0 Consumer Reports changes its mind on Tesla Model 3

While the magazine said the vehicle has exhilarating acceleration and handling, testers were troubled by its 152-foot average stopping distance from 60 miles per hour in emergency braking tests. He also said Tesla's Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja, who is Indian, would take the call on the matter. That type of remote improvement to a auto had been unheard of, according to Consumer Reports .

Money Singapore Airlines announces 19-hour ultra-marathon to NY
Author: 0 Singapore Airlines announces 19-hour ultra-marathon to NY

Qantas has said it is considering buying the Airbus A350-900ULR so it can fly non-stop from Sydney to London from 2022 - a route which would trump Singapore-New York for length and would be welcomed by business travellers. "Singapore Airlines has always taken pride in pushing the boundaries to provide the best possible travel convenience for our customers", Singapore Airlines' CEO, Goh Choon Phong, said in a statement.

Money Oil slumps as Saudi Arabia and Russian ministers signal output increase
Author: 0 Oil slumps as Saudi Arabia and Russian ministers signal output increase

Saudi Arabia clearly favours higher oil prices as their fiscal deficit target is dependent on oil prices. To address potential supply shortfalls, Saudi Arabia , de-facto leader of producer cartel OPEC , as well as top producer Russian Federation said on Friday they were discussing raising oil production by some 1 million bpd.

Money Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion
Author: 0 Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

A local environmental group is expressing concern about the recent deal reached between the federal government and Kinder Morgan to buy the controvesial Trans Mountain Pipeline. The Alberta government responded with a short-lived ban on the import of B.C. wines, and the passing of Bill 12, legislation that would allow the Alberta government to "turn off the taps" for oil imports to B.C.

Money Oil Ministry approves futures trading of petrol and diesel
Author: 0 Oil Ministry approves futures trading of petrol and diesel

The cost of diesel per litre has also been increased to Rs 69.31 per litre in Delhi and Rs 73.79 a litre in Mumbai . Within hours of the announcement, they revised the cut to just 1 paisa a litre each. The LDF government in Kerala has chose to cut petrol and diesel prices by Re 1, with effect from Friday, June 1, Chief Minister Pinarayai Vijayan announced Wednesday.

Money Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government
Author: 0 Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government

Elsewhere the Shanghai Composite index fell 2%, Australia's S&P ASX 200 fell 0.6% and shares also fell in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 391 points, or 1.6 percent, to 24,361. -North Korean summit and the U.S. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 29, 2018 in New York City. U.S. -China trade tensions also added to the sombre mood in markets.

Money 'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion
Author: 0 'Certainty is increased': Notley on federal plan to buy Trans Mountain expansion

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has proposed sacrificing Canadian taxpayers to bail out an uneconomic USA pipeline owned by former Enron executives. "I made a promise to the Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueum First Nations that I would stand with them in opposing this disastrous pipeline and tanker project", she said in a press release.

Money Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV
Author: 0 Tesla in Autopilot mode hits parked police SUV

The statement also said that Tesla "has always been clear that Autopilot doesn't make the auto impervious to all accidents, and before a driver can use Autopilot, they must accept a dialogue box which states that 'Autopilot is designed for use on highways that have a center divider and clear lane markings'".

Money Canada to buy major pipeline to ensure it gets built
Author: 0 Canada to buy major pipeline to ensure it gets built

While the Canadian government says it does not plan to be the long-term owner of the pipeline, its decision to purchase the project on Tuesday is part of an effort to ensure the massive pipeline expansion proceeds this summer as planned. But he added in a statement that the association is "deeply concerned" that the government felt it had to purchase the project "to assert federal jurisdiction" and allow it to be built.

Money Federal Bureau of Investigation urges you to reboot your internet router
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation urges you to reboot your internet router

The FBI is strongly urging any small office/home office users with those devices to reboot, but many websites a suggest that even if your router isn't on that list, it would be a good idea to reboot anyway. Cisco released the report on Wednesday after observing a spike this month in infections in the Ukraine, which accused Russian Federation of planning an attack to coincide with Saturday's Champions Cup final in Kiev.

Money Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day
Author: 0 Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day

Petrol price was today hiked by 15 paisa and diesel by 11 paisa. Amid the rise in fuel prices , crude oil futures fell 2.73 per cent to Rs 4,485 per barrel on Monday, in line with the weak trend overseas as the market eyed an increase in output from top crude producers - Russia, the U.S., and Saudi Arabia.

Money Supply Rumors Send Oil Prices Lower
Author: 0 Supply Rumors Send Oil Prices Lower

In 2016, OPEC and several oil producing countries outside the cartel agreed to cut oil production by a total of 1.8 million barrels per day in an effort to stabilize global oil prices. While Russia and Opec benefit from higher oil prices, up nearly 20% since the end of 2017, their voluntary output cuts have opened the door to other producers to ramp up production and gain market share.

Money NYC gas prices rise ahead of Memorial Day weekend
Author: 0 NYC gas prices rise ahead of Memorial Day weekend

To see the most up to date fuel prices and get more insights, visit gasbuddy .com or download the GasBuddy mobile app. The South and Southeast region continue to tout the cheapest gas in the country, but prices are at least 50-cents more expensive than this time a year ago.

Money Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day
Author: 0 Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day

Brazil's oil regulator ANP said once roads are completely cleared, it would still take a week to normalize fuel supplies countrywide. South America's largest economy runs largely on road transport and the stoppage indeed was beginning to have serious consequences, with highway police reporting trucks had blocked roads in almost all but one of Brazil's 26 states.

Money Petrol prices are rising every day at supermarkets, says RAC
Author: 0 Petrol prices are rising every day at supermarkets, says RAC

The top three are Germany, South Korea and Japan, based on May 21 worldwide product pricing data available with Globalpetrolprices.com. According to the data available on the Indian Oil website, petrol prices were increased by 15 paise while diesel prices were hiked by 11 to 12 paise in various major cities of the country.

Money Korean leaders vow to 'meet frequently in the future
Author: 0 Korean leaders vow to 'meet frequently in the future

A senior White House official said the North had reneged on its promises ahead of the summit, including a pledge to allow worldwide inspectors to monitor its explosive destruction of its nuclear test site. Moon then walked inside and shook hands with Kim Jong Un and posed for a photo in front of a large landscape painting, video clips show. Asked by a reporter if North Korea was playing games with him, Trump responded that "everybody plays games, you know that better than anybody".

Money Video captures midair brawl on American Airlines flight
Author: 0 Video captures midair brawl on American Airlines flight

The officer in the adjacent seat then also stood up and engaged Felix in what turned into a fight. "Yes, I'm your bartender", he says. An airline passenger on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him.

Money Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Florida airport gate
Author: 0 Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Florida airport gate

Service dog waiting to board a flight at the Tampa airport welcomes a litter of puppies. They announced that six puppies - all boys - were born, and they were patiently awaiting the seventh pup. Pictures posted to Tampa Fire Rescue's official Twitter show a crowd gathered around the dog in a terminal. Congrats to Ellie and Nugget. The Tampa Bay Times reports 2-year-old golden retriever Eleanor Rigby went into labor at Gate F-81 and birthed eight puppies - seven males and a female.

Money Elon Musk wants to name his journalist-rating site after Communist newspaper
Author: 0 Elon Musk wants to name his journalist-rating site after Communist newspaper

He continued by telling his followers that Tesla's negative headlines are due to journalists being "under constant pressure to get max clicks & earn advertising dollars" lest they lose their jobs. The United Auto Workers union has filed legal charges against Tesla, a high-tech automaker based in Fremont, Calif., with the National Labor Relations Board for a tweet Musk fired off at 2:44 a.m.

Author: 0 Uber Self-Driving Car Failed To Recognize Pedestrian, Brake Says US Agency

Tempe police announced on Wednesday that investigators had finished their probe of the crash and submitted a report to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for review. Uber brought a fleet of self-driving cars to Arizona at the end of 2016, just days after the vehicles were banned from California for not having the proper permits at that time.

Money Fiat Chrysler recalls 5.3M vehicles over cruise control problem
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler recalls 5.3M vehicles over cruise control problem

Fiat Chrysler said drivers could still stop their auto by continuously putting on the brakes or by shifting into neutral gear and braking. A spokesperson from FCA Australia told SBS that in some cases, cars may continue to accelerate at the speed set by the driver, meaning they won't slow down automatically to prevent collision with other vehicles, as they are created to.

Money North Korea, trade tensions weigh on stocks
Author: 0 North Korea, trade tensions weigh on stocks

Trump announced he was canceling the summit in a letter addressed to Kim on Thursday, but left open the possibility of conducting one in the future. Trump also said from the White House that a "maximum pressure campaign" of economic sanctions and diplomatic isolation would continue against North Korea - with which the USA is technically still at war - but he added that it was possible the summit could still take place at some point.

Money Deutsche Bank plans to cut 25% of stock-trading business
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank plans to cut 25% of stock-trading business

The bank releasing the news ahead of Thursday's annual general meeting. The bank's share price has sagged and it paid only a small dividend of 11 euro cents per share a year ago. "Therefore we must act, and we must act swiftly and forcefully". Achleitner defended his decision, adding that USA banker John Thain would head a new strategy committee on the supervisory board of the bank, which is also under pressure from credit ratings agencies.

Money Turkish Lira hits new record low after Fitch’s statement
Author: 0 Turkish Lira hits new record low after Fitch’s statement

Following the bank's move, Erdogan said "financial discipline will continue and the necessary things will be done for financial stability". The lira reversed losses after earlier plunging as much as 5.5 percent to a record low. "It is high time to restore monetary policy credibility and regain investor confidence", Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Twitter, shortly before the central bank's announcement.

Money Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again
Author: 0 Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again

Centre's Excise duty and value added tax imposed by states account for nearly half of the retail prices of petrol and diesel . The government had put a hold on fuel prices for a 20-day window ahead of Karnataka election results. "We understand that there is a compelling need for a long-term solution, structured solution (to deal with the present situation)", he said. "In view of the uncertainty in the crude prices globally, a new sense of urgency has developed".

Money Oil falls on shock US stock builds, Opec supply worries
Author: 0 Oil falls on shock US stock builds, Opec supply worries

Oil prices recovered some ground Wednesday after a surprise jump in US crude inventories, which added another headwind to oil markets following suggestions that OPEC might increase production. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 1 million barrels, versus expectations for a 1.3 million-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.

Money Long Islanders face heavy traffic, higher gas prices for holiday weekend
Author: 0 Long Islanders face heavy traffic, higher gas prices for holiday weekend

If you'd rather skip the streets and break free of your road trip, you may be like the 3.1 million other Americans this year taking to the skies to a foreign destination. Analysts say gasoline inventories dropped while demand and oil prices remain high. In 2014, there were 9,967 fatalities in crashes involving a driver with a BAC of.08 or higher, accounting for 31 percent of total traffic fatalities for the year, according to AAA.