• Italy diplomatic tensions flare as migrants head to Spain
Italy diplomatic tensions flare as migrants head to Spain

The border crossing point at Ventimiglia has been the scene of protests and desperation for years as France has refused to let in migrants, many of whom are seeking to reach family in France or Germany . A government source said Conte still did not see the right "conditions" for a Friday meeting with Macron. Salvini told the Senate he was open t...

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  • Federal Reserve raises interest rates
Federal Reserve raises interest rates

The central bank raised its key short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The central bank said it expects two more rate hikes this year , indicating an increasingly positive view of the economic expansion.

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  • Trump renews attack on OPEC ahead of group's production meeting
Trump renews attack on OPEC ahead of group's production meeting

Pumped further by global trade war fears, oil prices have since surged to multi-year highs, only to then fall back again somewhat, the IEA said. US President Donald Trump in May announced he would pull out of a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran that had eased sanctions on the oil giant.

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  • Creating 'Massive Media-Telecom Behemoth,' Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger
Creating 'Massive Media-Telecom Behemoth,' Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

An array of public interest and labor groups - many of them far from supporters of Trump - nevertheless supported the Justice Department's attempt to block the deal. and Amazon.com Inc. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. AT&T will complete its merger with Time Warner by June 20, The Associated Press reported.

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  • IHOP or IHOB? Online Followers Confused by Restaurant's New Campaign
IHOP or IHOB? Online Followers Confused by Restaurant's New Campaign

Wendy's dropped this burn: "Not really afraid of the burgers from a place that decided pancakes were too hard". "I can't understand who thought the breakfast game wasn't working out and that the solution was to become a burger joint". Christopher Ruacille, a self-described regular at the Westminster IHOP , was eating French toast Monday afternoon...

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  • RUBIO UNLEASHED: The Senator SLAMS Media's 'INCREDIBLE HYPOCRISY' over Trump-Kim Summit
RUBIO UNLEASHED: The Senator SLAMS Media's 'INCREDIBLE HYPOCRISY' over Trump-Kim Summit

Trump, proposed a completely pointless and vain military parade - a certainly expensive endeavor which, unlike military exercises with South Korea , serves no national security or foreign policy objective. Although the Pentagon said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was consulted ahead of time, current and former US defense officials expressed concern ...

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  • Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore
Selfies, Cheers Greet Kim in Singapore

After more than a day's silence on Twitter, Trump posted four tweets about trade disagreements that were the talk of the G-7 conference, followed by a quick mention of the summit he is now attending - writing "Great to be in Singapore , excitement in the air! " - before turning back to tweeting about trade once more.

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  • One hot party: First Boring Co. flamethrowers get picked up
One hot party: First Boring Co. flamethrowers get picked up

While the merchandise certainly helps draw attention to Musk's boring ambitions and the holes he's drilling into Los Angeles streets, they're not how he's subsidizing most of the projects. "When the zombie apocalypse happens, you'll be glad you bought a flamethrower", he tweeted . The Boring Company's $500 flamethrower gets a demonstration.

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  • Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

The battle isn't entirely over, though. And rightly so. The gutting of net neutrality is a symbol of our broken democracy. Some Congressional Democrats are seeking a repeal of their own, the overturning of the 2017 order that ends the 2015 rules.

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  • North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump
North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

They'll be joined later by their staffs for an expanded meeting and a working lunch. The North has faced crippling diplomatic and economic sanctions, which began years before Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign, as it has advanced development of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

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  • Bitcoin price falls 10% following hack on exchange
Bitcoin price falls 10% following hack on exchange

Tron, which is one of cryptocurrencies hacked this time, dropped 16.12 percent to 52 won. Some observers pinned the latest retreat on a hack at a South Korean exchange, while others pointed to lingering concern over a clampdown on trading platforms in China.

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  • Whataburger shades IHOP name change with savage tweet
Whataburger shades IHOP name change with savage tweet

The 60-year-old pancake chain announced its decision to drop the Pancakes from its name, and has rebranded as the International House of Burgers . If you guessed that the "b" stood for burgers, you would have been correct. "For burgers." The new Twitter says. According to CNN , IHOP is temporarily changing their name in a marketing campaign. ...

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  • Trump requested Saudi oil support before Iran nuclear decision
Trump requested Saudi oil support before Iran nuclear decision

West Texas Intermediate fell 1.3% to $64.67 a barrel at 11:45 a.m. ET. Crude oil prices are continuing to diverge as worldwide benchmarks rise relative to land locked WTI. Investors are waiting for the official inventories report to be issued by the U.S. Energy Department's Energy Information Administration at 1430 GMT.

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  • Trump decides to leave G7 meeting in Quebec early after trade dispute
Trump decides to leave G7 meeting in Quebec early after trade dispute

President Donald Trump on Saturday doubled down on his call for Russian Federation to be readmitted into the G7 and blamed his predecessor for Russia's aggression in Crimea. "Or like the title of the movie '10 Things I Hate About You'". But despite the rows over trade and Russia, Trump rated his relationship with other G7 leaders as 10 out of 1...

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  • Trump calls for Russian Federation to be readmitted to G8, European Union rejects it
Trump calls for Russian Federation to be readmitted to G8, European Union rejects it

President Donald Trump infuriated the United States' closest allies last month by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Finance Minister Bill Morneau said that message was communicated clearly to Trump during his meetings at the G7 summit with fellow leaders, and in his face-to-face talk with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau .

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  • Verizon announces CEO succession plan NYSE:VZ
Verizon announces CEO succession plan NYSE:VZ

Vestberg's rise is a clear indication that Verizon , the biggest US wireless carrier, is prioritizing its network as it tries to take the lead in the race for faster networks known as 5G. Since 2011 Verizon has made more than $120 billion in capital investments, in addition to AWS, Straight Path and other spectrum purchases, to enhance its network...

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  • Ghana Football Association dissolved amid corruption allegations
Ghana Football Association dissolved amid corruption allegations

After watching parts of the documentary last month, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo asked police to investigate Nyantakyi, and the soccer official was arrested. "The Ghana Football Association has postponed all football matches until further notice", a two-paragraph GFA publication on Friday reads. Segments of the recording by undercover journali...

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  • Agreement in principle to put Chinese firm back in business
Agreement in principle to put Chinese firm back in business

Problems started to pile up for ZTE as soon as the USA ruling highlighted how the company had violated a sanctions agreement involving illegal exports to Iran and North Korea. Additionally, instead of disciplining the employees that facilitated the deals, ZTE actually gave them bonuses. Ross said the agreement will serve as a "very strong deter...

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  • Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance
Elliott's Singer agrees with Buffett, Dimon on profit guidance

Companies often hold back spending on technology, hiring, and research and development to meet quarterly earnings guidance that may be affected by factors outside the company's control, the business leaders wrote. Public companies owe it to all of them to get this right, they said. Buffett and Dimon started down this path in 2016 with a docum...

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  • China’s ZTE will pay $1B fine in deal with US
China’s ZTE will pay $1B fine in deal with US

Speaking in a CNBC interview, Ross said the deal includes a US$1 billion penalty against ZTE and a US-selected compliance team to be embedded at the company to prevent further violations of the sort that prompted the Commerce Department to cut ZTE off from its United States suppliers.

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  • Trump, Trudeau Have 'Truly Warm' Friendship Despite Report Of Tense Call: Freeland
Trump, Trudeau Have 'Truly Warm' Friendship Despite Report Of Tense Call: Freeland

Kudlow played down any conflict, saying he had "no doubt the United States and Canada will remain firm friends and allies whatever short-term disagreements may occur". President that his unacceptable actions are hurting his own citizens". Macron said he would do everything in his power to help Trudeau's presidency of the G7 to succeed and produ...

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  • Trudeau expects 'difficult' conversations with Trump at G7
Trudeau expects 'difficult' conversations with Trump at G7

British forces burned down the White House and much of Washington, D.C., in August 1814 after Americans attacked York, Ontario, which was then a British colony. "If the numbers are accurate, an additional $70 billion in USA exports to China would be considerable - a 50 percent increase in US exports from 2017 levels", Chad Bown, a senior fellow at ...

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  • Here are your official petrol prices for June
Here are your official petrol prices for June

The reduction in petrol and diesel prices by a meagre 11 and 8 paise per liter comes as a rude shock to many who have been expecting a respite. Recent cut in fuel rates in India have come in the backdrop of continuous fall in worldwide oil prices over the week.

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  • Oil nudges at one-month lows as supply concerns mount
Oil nudges at one-month lows as supply concerns mount

A rally then lifted Brent to its upper limit until prices fell hard on indications Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation were considering raising supply. In addition, investors fear that the OPEC + countries at a June meeting may decide to increase oil production amid a possible drop in supplies from Iran and Venezuela .

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  • IHOP tweet hints at changing name to 'IHOb' starting June 11
IHOP tweet hints at changing name to 'IHOb' starting June 11

Find out what it could b on 6.11.18. IHOP's Twitter account is receiving comments galore about what the "b" may be. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed to The Post that the name change is not a joke. That's right. It's not a typo, although the company has not disclosed the meaning of the new acronym. For now, IHOP is keeping information...

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  • Trump wants separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico, says adviser Kudlow
Trump wants separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico, says adviser Kudlow

Stored rolls of steel are seen outside the ArcelorMittal Dofasco plant, an integrated steel producer, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, March 7, 2018. The Canadian government is rejecting a push by the Trump administration to strike separate, bilateral trade deals with Canada and Mexico instead of pushing ahead with a stalled effort to renegotiate ...

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  • Airline boss stirs gender debate with provocative comment
Airline boss stirs gender debate with provocative comment

The boss at Qatar Airways might want to chat with Angela Merkel, Theresa May or other female heads of state to see if they need any help running their countries, as he views his position atop the state-owned airline as overly challenging for the opposite sex.

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  • Elon Musk remains chairman of Tesla's board of directors
Elon Musk remains chairman of Tesla's board of directors

While the Model S and Model X are known for price tags starting between $70,000 and $100,000, Tesla has set a $35,000 base target price for the Model 3, with a shorter-range battery, to appeal to a more mid-range, non-luxury-market vehicle customer.

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  • He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call
He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

In Iowa, the top pork-producing state in the U.S., with Mexico as its largest market, Republican Congressman Rod Blum is seen as vulnerable. Massive trade deficits no longer!' "All economic and trade outcomes of the talks will not take effect if the United States imposes any trade sanctions including raising tariffs ", the statement emphasiz...

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  • Starbucks opens the door for important discussions regarding race and discrimination
Starbucks opens the door for important discussions regarding race and discrimination

It said the workers will be paid for the full four hours. "I said that this is not about sitting down with civil right leaders and writing a check - this is about you've got to deal with the culture in your store", Sharpton said Tuesday afternoon at a town hall on racism hosted by MSNBC in Philadelphia.

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