• Court ruling clears way for Iowa to collect new sales taxes
Court ruling clears way for Iowa to collect new sales taxes

Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals. Amazon began collecting sales taxes on purchases in every state past year, though it does not collect sales taxes on purchases made through third-party vendors.

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  • Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts
Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

Since US products-like the iPhone X that has parts from China-are sold globally, consumers around the world will be affected. Despite the Chinese government's repeated pledges to further open its economy, 46 percent of respondents in the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China's annual business survey said they thought the number of regulator...

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  • Trump threatens new round of $200bn tariffs on Chinese goods
Trump threatens new round of $200bn tariffs on Chinese goods

In a separate statement, Lighthizer said that he supported Trump's action and that his agency "is preparing the proposed tariffs to offset China's action". farming sector. The plunge was reportedly triggered by an ongoing trade conflict between Washington and Beijing , in which the U.S. administration has taken an aggressive stance towar...

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  • Stocks sink as new Trump tariff threat spooks investors
Stocks sink as new Trump tariff threat spooks investors

In a forcefully worded statement , it said Beijing is ready to "defend the interests of the Chinese people and enterprises". "If the U.S. loses its senses and publishes a new list, China will be forced to take comprehensive measures that are both strong in quantity and gravity and will fight back", it read .

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  • Trump Says Watchdog Report 'Total Disaster' for Federal Bureau of Investigation and Comey
Trump Says Watchdog Report 'Total Disaster' for Federal Bureau of Investigation and Comey

But it said, “We found no evidence that the conclusions by the prosecutors were affected by bias or other improper considerations; rather, we determined that they were based on the prosecutors assessment of the facts, the law and past department practice.”.

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  • Kansas City Police Involved in Stand-off with Sword-Wielding Woman
Kansas City Police Involved in Stand-off with Sword-Wielding Woman

An inmate overpowered two sheriff's deputies while being transported to a Kansas City courthouse on Friday, resulting in a shooting that killed one deputy and critically wounded the other, authorities said. The surviving deputy is female. Terry Zeigler, chief of the KCKPD, told the paper the deputies were transporting the inmate from the jail, wh...

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  • Are US and China on the brink of a trade war?
Are US and China on the brink of a trade war?

In one of those agreements, which was conditional on Trump not threatening new tariffs , China promised to buy $70 billion worth of US agricultural and energy products - a trade-deficit reducing deal which Trump had prematurely hailed as a victory .

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  • Federal Reserve raises interest rates
Federal Reserve raises interest rates

US Treasury yields rose after the Federal Reserve raised its key rate and signaled two more hikes this year , a greater amount than previously expected. The committee's forecast for the long-run sustainable growth rate of the economy held at 1.8 per cent, suggesting policy makers are skeptical of the effect of tax cuts on the economy's capacit...

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  • Rep. Hanabusa Comments on the North Korea Agreement
Rep. Hanabusa Comments on the North Korea Agreement

His statement follows a report from the New York Times, which criticized the White House for lacking a scientific advisory team. Pentagon officials were surprised Tuesday after President Donald Trump vowed at the summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un to cancel " provocative " joint military drills with South Korea .

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  • Phillies poke fun at IHOP with ridiculous name change
Phillies poke fun at IHOP with ridiculous name change

The news website says that they changed their name because they now "burger" just as well as they "pancake". The "b", it seems, stands for burgers. "We've pancaked pancakes for 60 years now so it's the flawless time to start burgerin' burgers".

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  • Trump pitches ending trade tariffs at G-7 summit
Trump pitches ending trade tariffs at G-7 summit

Trump created a distraction when he walked in late for Saturday's breakfast meeting during the Group of Seven summit of leading industrialized nations being held in Quebec . "They should let Russian Federation come back in, because we should have Russian Federation at the negotiating table", Trump said. President Donald Trump listens during a ...

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  • See Porsche's first fully electric car
See Porsche's first fully electric car

With this setup, Porsche claims that the Taycan will complete a 0-100 km/h sprint in 3.5 seconds and take just under 12 seconds for a 0-200 km/h speed run. At Porsche , the vehicle names generally have a concrete connection with the corresponding model and its characteristics. Porsche says the Taycan will feature two electric motors gene...

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  • GFA dissolved by Ghana government
GFA dissolved by Ghana government

On Wednesday, June 6, the Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee received a complaint /request from Anas Aremeyaw Anas through Cromwell Gray LLP, to institute investigations into the conduct of Kwesi Nyantakyi based on the content of Number 12.

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  • Expect disagreements over tariffs at G7 summit - Canada official
Expect disagreements over tariffs at G7 summit - Canada official

However, Trump can tell Trudeau himself on Friday when he joins leader from the U.K., Canada, Japan, Italy, Germany and France at the G7 Summit. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turned down the United States' (US) proposal to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and signed a bilateral trade pact on Wednesday.

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  • Motorists hit by 'hellish' petrol price rise in May
Motorists hit by 'hellish' petrol price rise in May

The cost of a tank of diesel for a family auto became £3.37 more expensive during May at £72.81. Figures from the RAC showed that the cost of petrol increased by 6p a litre in May, taking the average price of unleaded from 123.43p to 129.41p.

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  • Starbucks Chairman Schultz to retire from the coffee giant | CMO Strategy
Starbucks Chairman Schultz to retire from the coffee giant | CMO Strategy

But investors have been underwhelmed by the company's new outlook, with the shares falling about 11 per cent in the past year. "The move is likely to stoke speculation about his entry into politics", said the New York Times , which was among a dozen news organization which immediately broached the possibility.

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  • Merkel has Rejected any Possible Financial Support for the Italian bank
Merkel has Rejected any Possible Financial Support for the Italian bank

Both parties campaigned on a policy platform that was characteristically hostile toward the European Union and the euro. But Ms. Merkel must also maintain a fragile equilibrium within her own governing coalition. In another nod to Macron, Merkel said she had a "positive view" of his joint European military intervention force. After months of dith...

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  • Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat
Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat

Blame China, blame Europe, blame NAFTA, blame those who don't want reciprocal trading, tariff rates". Others, including global trade specialist Patrick Leblond at the University of Ottawa, say Trump is merely employing his Art of the Deal techniques to put pressure on China, Europe, Mexico and Canada .

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