• Strawberry needle scare: Contamination affects six brands in Australia
Strawberry needle scare: Contamination affects six brands in Australia

Gane made the Facebook post while they were at the ER at 12:52 p.m. local time. A product recall was under way. "Farmers are really nervous about it, obviously, and devastated something as bad as this would happen to the industry", Ms Rowling said.

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  • Was Obama worse to the press than Trump?
Was Obama worse to the press than Trump?

President Donald Trump on Monday made a claim about the economy that his own White House had to contradict hours later. He pointed out it was the first time in 10 years that GDP growth exceeded the unemployment rate. Still, as Trump accurately points out, the recovery under Obama was marked by a slower rate of growth than what followed previous...

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  • Mercedes opens the German assault on Tesla
Mercedes opens the German assault on Tesla

It's bad. It's really bad. The EQC looks like a production version of the 2016 concept; meaning it has a real grille versus the shiny LED display grille found on the concept. At the same time, the EQC "is a pioneer for an avant-garde electric look while representing the design idiom of Progressive Luxury". Available this fall, the 2019 Jaguar i...

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  • Two Pearland friends going viral after pranking McDonald’s with diversity poster
Two Pearland friends going viral after pranking McDonald’s with diversity poster

In an interview with Click2Houston website, Maravilla said he and his friends were inspired by " Crazy Rich Asians ". Maybe we can change that'. A week later it arrived, Maravilla says in the video. "Mission accomplished!" he says outside in the auto as they're leaving. "The fries [container] was advertising the FIFA World Cup at the time , so...

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  • Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset
Longtime Dem loses to left-wing challenger in primary upset

Michael Capuano , who has represented the district for 20 years, conceded defeat in a primary that few predicted he would lose, armed with an impressive party machinery and top flight support. Pressley's victory - as a younger woman of color - echoes the upset win, earlier this year in New York City, of political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cort...

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  • Amazon becomes the world's second trillion dollar company after Apple
Amazon becomes the world's second trillion dollar company after Apple

It crossed the line at 16:40 BST before falling back slightly. Still plenty of catalysts could affect the horse race ー investors will be closely watching Apple's big iPhone reveal next Wednesday, and the all-important holiday shopping season will be key for Amazon.

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  • Expect bigger petrol price increases following government intervention
Expect bigger petrol price increases following government intervention

In a media statement, the department said that South Africa had witnessed "sustained increases in fuel prices for the past few months, which placed a strain on the consumers". "Apart from that, crises in countries like Venezuela and Iran are increasing". This year in May, Bank of America Merrill Lynch observed that the deteriorating conditions in I...

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  • Canada's First Nations Score Victory as Court Rejects Pipeline Expansion
Canada's First Nations Score Victory as Court Rejects Pipeline Expansion

The 260-plus page decision, authored by Justice Eleanor Dawson, states the National Energy Board's (NEB) process and findings were "so flawed" that it should not have formed the basis for the decision to green-light the project. "This is a major victory for my community". "Thankfully, the court has stepped in where Canada has failed to protect and ...

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  • INTERNATIONAL - California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law
INTERNATIONAL - California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law

Gov. Brown's office said he would not be commenting on SB 822. Earlier today, California Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) withdrew a bill that would have outlaws the sale of any service, including certain forms of advertising, meant to change an individual's sexuality or gender identity.

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  • NAFTA talks turn tense on day of deadline
NAFTA talks turn tense on day of deadline

Apprised of what Trump said, the Canadian delegation raised his comments at the start of Friday's session. "I am used to it", Trump tweeted. Trump took to Twitter on Friday, saying that the " powerful understanding " between Bloomberg and him was " blatantly violated " by the leak of his comments that weren't intended for public dissemina...

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  • Diver is consulting lawyers over Elon Musk paedophile slur
Diver is consulting lawyers over Elon Musk paedophile slur

In another extraordinary tweet, replying to another Twitter user, he said: "You don't think it's odd Unsworth hasn't sued me?" "And I'm sure the company's lawyers are telling him that". "In an attempt to avoid litigation and to see the public record corrected, I invite you or your legal representatives to contact me", Wood writes . It's unclea...

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  • Fed chief to speak on economy under Trump's critical gaze
Fed chief to speak on economy under Trump's critical gaze

The Fed has penciled in two more interest rate hikes this year despite risks from trade conflicts and emerging market turmoil. Speaking to an annual conference of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Fed chairman says the central bank recognizes that the path of inflation is so uncertain that it generally needs to strike a balance betw...

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  • Oil price leaps to $74 per barrel as USA inventory drops
Oil price leaps to $74 per barrel as USA inventory drops

US light crude was 60 cents higher $68.43, heading for a gain of 3.8 percent this week. In its report obtained by Vanguard , yesterday, the American Petroleum Institute stated that United States crude stocks fell last week by 5.2 million barrels.

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  • United States bull market becomes longest in history
United States bull market becomes longest in history

Bull and bear markets are identified only retroactively, and it is too soon to say for certain whether a correction in the S&P 500 in February marked the end of the bull market and the start of a bear market. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 percent higher at 7,582. The Dow Jones Industrial Average . DJI rose 107.37 point...

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  • Pope Francis met by pro-LGBT demonstrators and rainbow flags in Dublin
Pope Francis met by pro-LGBT demonstrators and rainbow flags in Dublin

On Sunday, the Pope will fly west to Co Mayo, where he will follow in the footsteps of John Paul II and take part in a religious service at a Holy shrine in Knock. "He is welcome as a guest but he is going to have to take action rather than repeat platitudes if we are really going to have any respect for the Church generally", said Helen Carey, a v...

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  • Beleaguered Australian PM Turnbull clings to power
Beleaguered Australian PM Turnbull clings to power

Finance minister Mr Cormann had publicly supported Mr Turnbull on Wednesday, but on Thursday said Mr Dutton should lead the government. Mr. Turnbull confirmed he had asked eight ministers to stay on in his ministry despite their offers to stand down.

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  • Trump knocks Michael Cohen in a tweet
Trump knocks Michael Cohen in a tweet

He advertised it once more at the end of the interview, claiming Cohen "has gone through a lot, his family has suffered, he's in financial distress - we've set up a Gofundme site, called michaelcohentruth.com, and we're hoping that people who want him to tell the truth about Donald Trump will contribute to that site".

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  • Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia
Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia

Trump told Reuters on Monday he would only consider lifting sanctions against Russian Federation if it were to do something positive for the United States, for instance in Syria or in Ukraine. The sanctions seek to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear program. Still, some lawmakers and other officials are concerned Russia's behavior is n...

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  • Google employees speak up against 'censored search engine for China'
Google employees speak up against 'censored search engine for China'

The letter is circulating on Google's internal system and has, so far, been signed by around 1,400 employees. According to a letter obtained by The New York Times , Google's "apparent willingness to abide by China's censorship requirements "raise urgent moral and ethical issues".

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  • Elon Musk says 'the worst is over' for Tesla
Elon Musk says 'the worst is over' for Tesla

In the interview, Mr Musk revealed he had sacrificed family milestones in the race to meet Tesla production targets, almost missing his brother's wedding where he was best man. "I thought the worst of it was over - I thought it was", he said. The interview and other actions, Gordon said, are signs that Musk no longer can handle the CEO job.

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  • Trump renews criticism of Turkey over USA pastor
Trump renews criticism of Turkey over USA pastor

Futures indicated a lower open on Wall Street. USA stocks climbed in afternoon trading after a Mexican economic official told reporters that trade talks between the United States and Mexico were "advancing well". Emerging market stocks entered a technical bear market as the sell-off intensified, registering a 20 percent drop. European ba...

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  • Turkish president blasts ‘economic coup’ amid heightened tensions with US
Turkish president blasts ‘economic coup’ amid heightened tensions with US

Pastor Andrew has been wrongfully detained in Turkey for over 679 days. Ibrahim Kalin, a spokesperson for the Turkish presidency, tweeted: "Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in Turkey". "The US wishes to tell the Turkish society that its leader has to be removed". The Turkish president on Wednesday announced an unprece...

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  • Turkey will respond if United States imposes more sanctions amid pastor row
Turkey will respond if United States imposes more sanctions amid pastor row

Mr Trump described him as "our wonderful Christian Pastor, who I must now ask to represent our Country as a great patriot hostage". US President Donald Trump widened the diplomatic rift with a tweet that announced an increase of tariffs on steel and aluminium and that said "our relations with Turkey are not good at this time".

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  • Asian shares gain on U.S.-China trade talks, lira recovers
Asian shares gain on U.S.-China trade talks, lira recovers

The arrest comes after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas urged Ankara on Monday to do more to improve its troubled diplomatic ties with both Germany and the United States, which would also help to ease Ankara's current economic woes. The Australian dollar strengthened against the USA dollar on Thursday as the crisis engulfing Turkey's lira cal...

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  • China, US to hold trade talks in late August
China, US to hold trade talks in late August

A statement by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Thursday said it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with US officials in Washington before the end of the month. because they like our economy", he told the room. He continued, "Right now, their economy looks bad". The talks, which will take place at a lower level than previously, are the fi...

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  • Firefighter dies battling Mendocino Complex
Firefighter dies battling Mendocino Complex

Add California Wildfires as an interest to stay up to date on the latest California Wildfires news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A firefighter battling the Mendocino Complex fires has died, Cal Fire reported Monday night. The fire season has already been a hard one for firefighters working dozens of fires, especially in California. Eight ...

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  • Iran offers discount oil to Asia
Iran offers discount oil to Asia

The U.S. benchmark crude has declined more than 2 percent this month as worldwide trade disputes threatened to deflate energy demand growth. Opec, the cartel that pumps about a third of the world's oil, said its modelling suggested "that the tariffs, under the most likely case, will not have a significant..." Drillers added 10 oil rigs in the w...

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  • Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse
Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse

Salvini, who is also the interior minister, said some 200 firefighters were responding to the accident. And if there's no easy way to inspect them, "it's a high risk system", Agrawal said. "The top management of Autostrade per l'Italia must step down first of all", Toninelli said in a Facebook post. "The bridge was constantly monitored and supervis...

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  • NBC Blames Trump For Straining Relationship With Turkey Over American Pastor
NBC Blames Trump For Straining Relationship With Turkey Over American Pastor

Erdoğan has today threatened to boycott American-made electronic goods in response to United States sanctions against Turkey that sent the value of its currency , the lira, into freefall. The lira has lost about a fifth of its value against the greenback since Friday . Retail investors in Turkey are understood to have sold $50m (£39m) to $6...

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  • Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny
Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

Neither he nor anyone else has supplied evidence that it was. Securities laws forbid market manipulation by corporate leaders who announce pending stock purchases or sales when they have no intention or no means of carrying them out. A veteran shareholder lawyer in San Francisco said investors may have a viable claim against Tesla . "The marke...

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  • Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters
Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Cagaptay said Washington had an "arsenal of economic sanctions" ready to deploy against Turkey , which he believed US President Donald Trump would escalate until Brunson is released. The argument over the pastor, Andrew Brunson, has sparked the worst crisis between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in decades and led to fears that Tur...

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  • RyanAir pilot strike grounds 400 flights across Europe
RyanAir pilot strike grounds 400 flights across Europe

The airline said 396 flights have been cancelled as a result, forcing passengers who planned to travel on Friday to rebook or take different routes. Another key complaint of workers based in countries other than Ireland is the fact that Ryanair employs them under Irish legislation, arguing most of its employees work on board Irish planes.

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  • Stolen Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma airport
Stolen Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma airport

Video taken by a bystander showed the passenger airplane making an unlikely upside-down aerial loop, then flying low over Puget Sound before crashing into the sparsely populated Ketron Island in the northwestern USA state of Washington. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee thanked the fighter pilots for keeping residents safe. The person who took the plan...

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  • As Turkey Crisis Mounts, Contagion Jitters Hit Global Banks
As Turkey Crisis Mounts, Contagion Jitters Hit Global Banks

Turkey says doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium announced by US President Donald Trump are against the rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The Nasdaq composite was down more than 0.8 percent as technology stocks also dropped. The Turkish lira hit an all-time low against the dollar on Friday, and there are growing con...

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  • Russian Federation calls fresh United States sanctions
Russian Federation calls fresh United States sanctions "illegal"

After all, the sanctions only cover technology or goods that might be sensitive to national security, a restriction most would have assumed was already in place, and the sanction can be suspended in some instances such as space flight cooperation".

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  • Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports
Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports

This list of imports, valued at about $16 billion, follows the first round of tariffs that went into effect July 6 , representing some $34 billion of products. There is a mandatory 60-day comment period for industries to ask for exemptions from the tariffs. Washington farmers export more sweet cherries to China than any other country.

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  • Indian Oil buys USA crude to part replace Iran cargoes
Indian Oil buys USA crude to part replace Iran cargoes

The weakness was pronounced at China's independent oil refineries, known as teapots, which the market views as an indicator of real demand for the world's second biggest oil consumer, Kilduff said. Brent for October settlement traded at $72.44 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The nation's biggest refiner said in Ma...

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  • Elon Musk says he's considering taking Tesla private
Elon Musk says he's considering taking Tesla private

Making money has proven elusive for Tesla while it has been investing in electric auto technology and ramping up production of its vehicles, including a sedan with a starting price of $US35,000 to appeal to a broader audience. That has driven the stock lower and raised concerns about whether Tesla will need to sell more shares to pay for expansio...

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  • Scattered protests in Iran as United States sanctions loom
Scattered protests in Iran as United States sanctions loom

Iran will not sit down for negotiations under pressures, in particular with U.S. President Donald Trump who "has breached obligations", Iran's Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said Saturday. He called Washington's attempt to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero was " mindless " and a sign that the Trump administration has not " thought about its...

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  • USA job creation slows as employers scrounge for labor
USA job creation slows as employers scrounge for labor

The gains came from white-collar professional firms as well as manufacturing which filled 37,000 jobs. The overall unemployment rate inched down to 3.9 percent from 4 percent the month before, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported .

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