• Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

The fact that you could not tip Uber drivers within the app in the past has not stopped some drivers from soliciting tips. More places will be added within the coming weeks, and every city in the United States will be involved by the end of July .

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  • Dalian Wanda targeted after regulator halts Chinese buying spree in Australia
Dalian Wanda targeted after regulator halts Chinese buying spree in Australia

Reports said the banking regulator had also told lenders to investigate loans to Anbang Insurance, Odeon UK cinema owner Dalian Wanda and Zhejiang Luosen. HNA Group, the sprawling aviation-to-financial services conglomerate, has announced more than $50 billion in deals since 2015, including stakes in Deutsche Bank and Hilton Worldwide Hotels Inc.

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  • Kylian Mbappe Rumoured to Be Interested in Emirates Move
Kylian Mbappe Rumoured to Be Interested in Emirates Move

Today, Arsenal are handed a boost in the race to sign Kylian Mbappe ... Kylian Mbappe reportedly considers Arsenal to be a "potentially viable solution" if he leaves Monaco this summer. "He knows how to produce youngsters and especially former French global team forwards, Thierry Henry and Nicolas Anelka . The Europa League is not a...

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  • IT export may grow at 8%; 1.5 lakh jobs in offing: Nasscom
IT export may grow at 8%; 1.5 lakh jobs in offing: Nasscom

Indian IT exports will grow by 7-8 per cent, unchanged from previous year's growth, despite protectionist voices in major markets like the U.S., industry body Nasscom said today. An interesting takeaway from the analysis of the sector performance in FY 2017 was the relatively fast adoption of digital solutions by Indian enterprise.

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  • New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks
New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Rosenstein, who served as Comey's direct superior at the Justice Department, hired Robert Mueller to oversee a wide-ranging investigation into any and all ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Trump wrote that the investigation has not "been able to show any proof", an allegation that he assessed with one of his signature Tw...

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  • Asia's richest tycoon Jack Ma cautions world of Third World War
Asia's richest tycoon Jack Ma cautions world of Third World War

Alluding the breaking out of world wars to disruption of the global order due to technology, Mr Ma said: "The first technology revolution caused World War 1. is to bring companies to Chinese consumers, rather than convincing Americans to buy overseas goods. In Ma's view, the worker displacement from these new technologies and the economic stress ...

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  • BC Legislature elects Kelowna MLA Steve Thomson as Speaker
BC Legislature elects Kelowna MLA Steve Thomson as Speaker

Most recently, Thomson stick-handled the softwood lumber dispute file with the United States, but said that remains in good hands with Rustad. Premier Christy Clark says the money would create 60,000 childcare spots in addition to the 13,000 already promised in the last budget.

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  • Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments
Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments

Amazon would be dealing with perishable food, non-perishables, and consumer products. That could in turn spur mergers among large food manufacturers that feel compelled to negotiate with heftier clients. Amazon's revenues have grown from $34 billion in 2010 to $136 billion in 2016. The deal would give Amazon control of 430-plus U.S. Whole ...

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  • Grocery chains digesting Amazon-Whole Foods news
Grocery chains digesting Amazon-Whole Foods news

As long as I'm diligent about not picking up "impulse" buys, doing it my way actually saves me money. "They let you do your business, but they just let you do your business better". Of course, Walmart would have to absorb the $400 million breakup fee if it outdueled Amazon for Whole Foods. Meg Barnhart, who sells spices for slow cooking through b...

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  • GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling
GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

That's a departure from the House plan, which President Trump privately called " mean " in a meeting with GOP senators last week. According to The Hill , at least three GOP senators - enough to thwart the repeal legislation in the Senate - are opposed to holding a vote next week and are urging their Republican colleagues to give them "mo...

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  • US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Australian Defense Force Chief Mark Binskin told media in Canberra that their warplanes suspended operations in Syria just after shot down of Syrian warplane but it has been chose to restart the operation. It also comes as the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the Islamic State's top cleric, Turki al-Binali, in...

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission in April said it was planning to propose a rule no later than July that would require Uber to add a tipping feature to its app. Holt said the company talked to thousands of drivers before adding tips to the app. It's also allowing more drivers to designate the routes that they want to travel to keep t...

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  • Amazon Wants To Revolutionize Clothing Shopping
Amazon Wants To Revolutionize Clothing Shopping

You receive 10% off your order if you keep 3 or 4 items, and 20% off if you keep 5 or more. Unwanted items can be put back in the same box, which comes with a return shipping label. Amazon launched seven private-label clothing lines in 2016, bolstering an already impressive online apparel portfolio, which includes Zappos and ShopBop.

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  • Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Broker Price Targets
Provident Financial (LON:PFG) Broker Price Targets

About 13,377 shares traded. Provident Financial plc (LON: PFG ) has 0.00% since June 21, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. The firm has "Sell" rating by Liberum Capital given on Wednesday, May 10. Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company has 83,848 shares. First Financial In owns 955 shares. Panagora Asset Management Inc, a...

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  • Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

We're not holding any hearings. Barrasso's comments come as Senate Republican leaders are preparing to release a draft of their bill Thursday with the goal of a possible Senate vote before the July 4 recess. Trump congratulated the two Republican victors in special elections Tuesday, mocking Democrats for falling short in attempts to capture GOP-...

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  • Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate
Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions celebrate

Sadhguru, the Governor and the Minister addressed the global community and Yoga enthusiasts in over 300 countries and spoke about the significance of Yoga and the International Day of Yoga through a live web stream. Demand for Yoga teachers is increasing: PM. "This approach to health and wellbeing can make a direct and useful contribution to hu...

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  • Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked
Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Trump adds, "he should have been brought home a long time ago". Xi has sought to curry favor with Trump, and the Chinese government this week invited the president's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to visit Beijing later this year.

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  • Plan unveiled to reduce London's dependency on cars
Plan unveiled to reduce London's dependency on cars

Other aims include cutting vehicle journeys by three million each day and the target of 80 percent of journeys being made by cycling , walking or public transport by 2041. "But here in Bromley, people like their cars and they have further to go with better parking provisions in place, cars are also better for families who may have a boot full of...

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  • Saudi Arabia says thwarted attack on offshore oil field
Saudi Arabia says thwarted attack on offshore oil field

In a potentially related claim, Iran alleged that Saudi forces killed an Iranian fisherman over the weekend after his boat crossed over into Saudi territorial waters. Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed to intensify the joint action to confront regional challenges, particularly extremism and terrorism in all forms and manifestations, said the joint statem...

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  • RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) Valuation According To Analysts
RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSNAY) Valuation According To Analysts

About shares traded. Ventas, Inc. It is down 50.11% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Tuesday 13th of June state 9 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 5 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 1 analysts "strong sell".

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  • Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'
Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

Instead, Amazon is adding its own logistics network because it simply can't have enough - not surprising considering the company was responsible for 43 percent of all online sales in the USA a year ago. This is of huge value to Bezos and co. The company spent over four years planning the cashier-less market and despite a few technical difficulties,...

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  • Share of worldwide index delivers breakthrough for China
Share of worldwide index delivers breakthrough for China

MSCI chose to include mainland Chinese stocks to its Emerging-market indexes next year. According to the review, a two-step inclusion process will be used to account for the existing daily trading limits on Stock Connect. Editor's note: Global equity indexes provider MSCI has made a decision to include China's A-share big-cap stocks in its Emergi...

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  • Pentagon Wastes $28 Million On Afghan Uniforms With The Wrong Camo
Pentagon Wastes $28 Million On Afghan Uniforms With The Wrong Camo

The Department of Defense has purchased 1.36 million uniforms at a cost of $94 million for the Afghan National Army since 2007 without assessing whether or not they were appropriate for the battlefield, according to a new Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction report.

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  • Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions
Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

At a press conference in the capital earlier in the day, Sheikh Mohammed (pictured above) said Qatar was ready to engage in a dialogue after the blockade is lifted, highlighting Kuwait's mediation. Nauert said Tillerson remains engaged on the issue - having more than 20 phone calls and meetings since the diplomatic crisis began, including three pho...

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  • After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea
After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

John McCain , R-Arizona, said that anyone who is "stupid" enough to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the USA government from any responsibility for that individual while they are overseas. South Korea's Blue House on Tuesday cited Moon separately as saying: "It is very deplorable that North Korea does not respe...

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  • Angolan capital Luanda most expensive for expats: Mercer's study
Angolan capital Luanda most expensive for expats: Mercer's study

Hong Kong , which ECA International also recently ranked as the most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, is followed by Tokyo (3), Singapore (5), Seoul (6), Shanghai (8), Beijing (11), Tianjin (12), Shenzhen (13) and Guangzhou (19), according to the Mercer rankings, which are based on a survey conducted in March.

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  • SK hynix consortium tops Toshiba bid
SK hynix consortium tops Toshiba bid

Toshiba is rushing to clinch an agreement by June 28, the day of its annual shareholders meeting. It has not been determined yet on how much Toshiba Memory's shares each business from this consortium is going to take. Just two hours after Toshiba announced its decision, Western Digital released a statement reiterating its opposition to the...

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  • Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech
Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

She was accompanied by her eldest son, Prince Charles, after Buckingham Palace confirmed that her husband, Prince Philip, had been hospitalized with an infection. May's Downing Street office said nothing had changed: an invitation had been extended and accepted. But First Secretary of State Damian Green acknowledged that it may not be possible to r...

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  • GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling
GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

The new legislation would also eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood , a non-profit reproductive health organisation that United States president Donald Trump's administration has targeted for cuts. Republicans have been sending pieces of the bill to the CBO, so it's possible the Senate could have a score early next week. Led by Sen...

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  • Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Cuba regretted "a reversal in relations between the two countries", the statement said. Trump, taking a tougher approach against Havana after promising to do so during the presidential campaign, will outline stricter enforcement of a long-time ban on Americans going to Cuba as tourists and will seek to prevent US dollars from being used to fund w...

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