• McDonald’s launches worldwide currency MacCoin
McDonald’s launches worldwide currency MacCoin

This year the Big Mac is turning 50 , which is quite the achievement for any burger from a fast food restaurant, and McDonald's is making it easier and cheaper for you to get your hands on one with the MacCoin . McDonald's in Berks County and the Lehigh Valley will be among more than 14,000 restaurants that will be participating in the celebratio...

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  • Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth
Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth

Harley-Davidson announced in June plans to move its production on motorcycles that cater to the European market outside of the U.S. The move was a response to European Union tariffs in response to the Trump administration's own moves on tariffs against Europe.

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  • FOX Deal APPROVED: The X-MEN & FF Are Coming Home
FOX Deal APPROVED: The X-MEN & FF Are Coming Home

In a statement , Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch said he expects the new, combined company to become "pre-eminent in the entertainment and media industries". What we do know is that it's a desperate Hail Mary on the part of Disney CEO Bob Iger and Fox chairman Rupert Murdoch to keep their old-guard media companies relevant as tech up...

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  • Tesla Launches $1,500 Made-to-Order Surfboards
Tesla Launches $1,500 Made-to-Order Surfboards

Most boards made by Lost Surfboards sell for about Dollars 700-800 but the Tesla board is clearly for the higher class of customers. However, also like the Flamethrowers , the surfboards are tangible products. The Limited Edition Tesla Surfboard features a mix of the same high-quality matte and gloss finishes used on all our cars. You could ...

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  • Industries hurt by tariffs just want markets
Industries hurt by tariffs just want markets

China has struck back with duties on soybeans and pork, affecting Midwest farmers in a region of the country that supported the president in his 2016 campaign. Chinese officials have threatened earlier that a trade war initiated by America will force China to stop purchasing Boeing airplanes and switch to Airbus instead, which is a British/French ...

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  • Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight to South Carolina
Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight to South Carolina

Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue said seven to 10 passengers were taken to the hospital and their conditions are unknown, ABC's 15 News affiliate in Myrtle Beach reported . Myrtle Beach Fire Department Lt. Christian Sliker said. " The plane is all clear ". The flight, heading from LaGuardia to Fort Lauderdale , was diverted to Myrtle Beach Internation...

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  • Facebook Stocks Plummet to an Unprecedented Degree
Facebook Stocks Plummet to an Unprecedented Degree

As a result, at least 16 brokerages slashed their Facebook stock prices. The decline, which erased about $120 billion in market value, is the largest one-day drop in the history of the American stock market. Shares in Alphabet were unchanged while those in Apple Inc and Netflix Inc dipped just a third of a percent. Amazon.com was up 2.3% followin...

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  • US, EU first to tackle steel, aluminum tariffs
US, EU first to tackle steel, aluminum tariffs

EU has a huge stake in the USA industry, where European companies produce nearly 3 million cars a year, accounting for over a quarter of production in the United States . Ultimately, that will make cars more expensive for US consumers. The Trump administration's action to stand by our agricultural producers is a clear message that China can not ...

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  • World's Oldest Person, Chiyo Miyako, Dies at 117 in Japan
World's Oldest Person, Chiyo Miyako, Dies at 117 in Japan

Her heart stopped beating on July 22 in Yokohama at the age of 117 years. Referring to her as " the goddess ", they described her as a patient and kind person who brought happiness to those who met her. It's not exactly surprising that Japan is home to so numerous record holders for longevity: As of 2017, almost 68,000 people in Japan were over 1...

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  • Facebook Has Been Kicked Out of China-Again
Facebook Has Been Kicked Out of China-Again

The new subsidiary was registered in Hangzhou, according to a filing approved on China's National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System last week and seen by Reuters on Tuesday. company to wade through the government bureaucracy that is nearly non receptive of organisations outside the country. After its initial block in the year 2...

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  • After Record Profit Release, Amazon Is Steps Away From Crossing $1 Trillion
After Record Profit Release, Amazon Is Steps Away From Crossing $1 Trillion

The online giant saw net sales up 39% to $52.89bn (£40.3bn) from $37.96bn (£29bn) a year earlier, driven by a rise in online shopping and higher demand for its cloud services. Amazon Web Services (AWS), which handles data and computing for large enterprises in the cloud, remained the cash cow for the Seattle-based company and generated about 55 pe...

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  • S&P, Nasdaq fall as Facebook plummets; Dow up
S&P, Nasdaq fall as Facebook plummets; Dow up

Dow e-minis were up 58 points, or 0.23 percent. The S&P 500 index rose 25.67 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,846.07. Technology stocks are mostly responsible for the broader market erasing almost all its losses from the early 2018 tumult that dragged US stocks into a correction.

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  • Facebook sets up subsidiary in China, where it's blocked
Facebook sets up subsidiary in China, where it's blocked

Despite the efforts, Zuckerberg has been unable to get Facebook unblocked in China . If the subsidiary is allowed to proceed, it will be a toe in the water here for the Silicon Valley company. To get around those fears, some US companies, like LinkedIn, have voluntarily censored their products. This latest news could indicate that it may still b...

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  • Mattis: 'No Policy Changes' Made During Trump-Putin Meeting
Mattis: 'No Policy Changes' Made During Trump-Putin Meeting

On the heels of President Donald Trump's Orwellian remark advising supporters that what they read in the news "is not what's happening", the White House released its own statement claiming that it supports a free press-directly after banning a reporter from a news conference.

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  • United States wants a fair trade deal, Trump tells European Union leaders
United States wants a fair trade deal, Trump tells European Union leaders

President Donald Trump is celebrating a USA steel company's decision re-employ hundreds of laid-off workers at a mill outside St. Louis. But as he deepens the USA involvement in trade fights, it raises questions on whether American consumers will feel the pain of retaliatory tariffs - and whether the president will incur a political price for his...

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  • White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event
White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

Mr Putin said on Friday he is ready to travel to the USA under the right conditions and has invited Mr Trump to Moscow for a second meeting. We are ready to invite President Trump to Moscow. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , son Donald Jr., and top campaign official Paul Manafort met at New York's Trump Tower on June 9, 2016 with Russian lawy...

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  • Had 'productive' meeting with President Vladimir Putin: PM Modi
Had 'productive' meeting with President Vladimir Putin: PM Modi

The agreements which are set to be signed between emerging markets at the Brics Summit under way in Sandton, north of Johannesburg , are likely to benefit poor South Africans. Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Republic of India , H.E Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and H.E Cryil Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa.

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  • US, EU agree to more talks to avert trade war over autos
US, EU agree to more talks to avert trade war over autos

Yesterday, Donald Trump secured a major climb-down from the European Union which has agreed to gradually create a trading environment with the U.S. that is tariff free, non-tariff trade barrier free and subsidy free. As a result, the parties agreed to negotiate exemptions for the license regime for certain USA companies. "No one wins in a trade...

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  • Facebook's US$119 billion one-day loss makes U.S. history
Facebook's US$119 billion one-day loss makes U.S. history

The site also brought in 1.47 billion global daily active users (DAUs) during its second quarter, below the 1.49 billion that analysts were projecting, according to a StreetAccount and FactSet outlook. The single biggest loser is Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook's founder and chief executive, who owns almost 17% of the company. Mobile advertising ...

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  • U.S. GDP Growth Hits 4.1% - Its Fastest Pace Since 2014
U.S. GDP Growth Hits 4.1% - Its Fastest Pace Since 2014

The contribution from net exports reflected a 9.3 percent gain in shipments overseas and a 0.5 percent increase in imports. This marks the fastest pace of growth for the USA economy in any quarter since the third quarter of 2014. Strong growth in the April-June quarter likely keeps the Federal Reserve on course to raise interest rates two more ...

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