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Tesla updates on Model S fire in Shanghai

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Details on the fault were not shared, but Tesla said it found no system defect. Back in April a Tesla Model S parked in a Shanghai auto park burst into flames . Some electric vehicles from Tesla, NIO and BYD have caught fire in the last three months which has drawn attention from the public. China's electric auto startup NIO recalled 4,803 ES8 vehicles, about one-third of the company's first batch for delivery, Beijing Youth Daily reported. Read More »

Prime Day rivals Black Friday, Cyber Monday

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The day has finally come, when everyone is waiting with to strike the best deals for the Amazon Black Friday. Almost half (45%) of the respondents compare prices on other retail sites on Prime Day . Furthermore, 43% feel that Prime Day helps save them money on these types of purchases. They know the ins and outs of Prime Day like no one else and are able to digest all of the Prime Day info to separate the signal from the noise for you. Read More »

Outbreak Investigation Of Salmonella Potentially Linked To Whole, Fresh Papayas

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The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention issued an advisory to consumers not to eat whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico because of salmonella contamination. At this time the current information implicates papaya imported from Mexico and involves Salmonella Uganda, an uncommon serotype within the U.S. CDC is reporting a current epidemiologically connected illness count of 62 reported clinical cases, with at least 23 reported hospitalizations and no deaths. Read More »

Merlin agrees to £5.9bn takeover

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Bosses said they had rejected a number of previous takeover proposals before accepting the one from Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's Danish founding family, long term investment partners and private equity firm Blackstone and pension fund Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. Read More »

Bitrue suffers hack - loses $4.5 million in XRP and ADA

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The company aims to return 100 percent of the lost funds to users, and is reviewing its security measures and policies to prevent such incidents in the future. The exchanges were able to track down some of the funds sent to the exchanges which have frozen funds connected to the hacking attack. "Please note that at the time, due to uncertainty about the current situation, we stated that the exchange was going down for some unplanned maintenance". Read More »

Internet divides over ranch dressing Pop Tarts

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This isn't the first time Pop-Tarts has responded to one of poptartaday's eccentric creations. The tweet from Hidden Valley Ranch and the response from Pop-Tarts created much buzz and many laughs. Little Debbie even responded to the Tweet at Pop-Tarts saying, "There are times when people need to be protected from themselves". The person who runs the account said, "I always get excited when either Pop-Tarts or another brand (like Hidden Valley) interact with anything I make". Read More »

Trump says 'looks forward' to meeting North's Kim in DMZ

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When the US military learned that Trump would be returning to the Korean Peninsula, it began preparing options for him, said a USA defense official with knowledge of the planning, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue. Read More »

Ford expands EV Line-up in Europe while announcing job cuts

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Included in the restructuring are three new business groups - Commercial Vehicles, Passenger Vehicles, and Imports. Ford is launching a new business model and fresh vehicle line-up as part of the most comprehensive redesign in the history of its business in Europe. Read More »

Ahead of G20 summit, dollar bounces on Fed comments

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He pointed in particular to the near-collapse of US-China trade talks last month. The U.S. currency was little changed at 107.16 yen after falling to 106.77 yen, its lowest since its flash crash in early January. Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream.The greenback was slightly lower against the euro at ... Read More »

US Fed unleashes higher bank payouts while Deutsche Bank passes stress test

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Fed chair for banking supervision Randal Quarles said that the stress tests have confirmed that the largest American banks follow strong practices for capital planning and are equally well capitalized. "Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan were approved for a gross capital payout at least 20% above our forecast". That's what happened to JPMorgan this time. Read More »

FDA investigating connection between certain dog foods and canine heart disease

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In an update on its investigation into the potential link between certain diets and canine DCM, the FDA listed 16 pet food brands that have been named in 10 or more reports of the disease. In July 2018, the agency first suggested a possible association between canine DCM and certain types of dog foods. Other investigators have reported similar observations. Read More »

Pres. Trump meets with Chinese pres., agrees to restart trade talks

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The United States and China have agreed to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, raising hopes for the world's two largest economies to resolve their trade war. As he talked to the media later on Saturday, the USA president said he is not going to remove current tariffs on Chinese goods, though he confirmed that $350 billion worth of Chinese imports will not be slapped with new levies, despite the fact that he could if he wanted to. Read More »

Newark Airport shut down over 'airport emergency'

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A United flight that left LaGuardia Airport bound for Houston experienced hydraulic brake problems, said Scott Ladd, a spokesman for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey. "United 2098, an Airbus A320, landed on Runway 22L at Newark Liberty International Airport today at 8:46 a.m". The plane's two left main tires blew when landing and it experienced other structural damage, forcing the closure of the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement. Read More »

France's Macron says no need to lower govt's stake in Renault

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told AFP in an interview on June 8 that Paris was open to cutting its stake if would shore up the partnership with Nissan. In May a Japanese court dismissed an appeal by Ghosn to ease a bail restriction that bans him from contacting his wife and rejected a subsequent request to allow him a one-off monitored meeting with Carole. Read More »

Fisher Price recalls 71,000 infant sleepers

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Almost 700,000 inclined sleepers made by Kids II - which were tied to five deaths - were recalled shortly after Rock 'n Play was recalled. The move follows growing demand from consumer-safety advocates to pull inclined sleeper products off store shelves. Read More »

EU, S.America bloc reach trade deal after 20 years of talks

The agreement will save European companies over €4 billion in duties at the border - four times as much as our deal with Japan - whilst giving them a head start against competitors from elsewhere in the world. Undeniably, any agreement on free trade has benefits for certain sectors. Negotiations began on June 28, 1999, but have taken a long, torturous path marked by breaks and frustrations, as the countries' different sensitivities and priorities were taken into account. Read More »

You'll Need Very Deep Pockets to Book Airbnb Luxe Accommodation

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In addition to getting to stay in a luxury home, travelers who book through Airbnb Luxe have 24/7 access to a trip designer , sort of like a concierge, who helps them arrange every detail of their stay. "With Airbnb Luxe we are applying the same approach we've used since we launched Airbnb more than 11 years ago-creating local, authentic, and magical travel moments now in awesome places to stay-to reimagine the way people think and experience luxury travel", said CEO and co-founder ... Read More »

Huawei terms patent talks with US carrier Verizon as 'common' business activity

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US authorities have not yet commented on this issue. A former US official explained why those companies supply Huawei despite the ban . According to Micron, its lawyers and attorneys found out a provision within the imposition which dictates that US based companies with products having 25% or more of U.S-originated materials or technology are subject to ban which leaves a lot of room for other manufacturers to supply products such as in the case of Micron, it is shipping memory cards ... Read More »

Air Canada to buy tour operator Transat

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Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu says the deal is an even one for all sides. The notion is to preserve up the two corporations as separate entities, placing forward the two utterly different manufacturers, head workplaces and key functions in Montreal, the companies acknowledged in a originate. Read More »

The S&P 500 is on track for its best June since 1955

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US stocks struggled for direction throughout the session as market participants pondered whether a planned meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan would yield any progress in the two country's protracted tariff dispute. Read More »

Amazon Counter launches in the United States for in-store order pickups

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For store partners, Counter's straightforward pickup flow and user-friendly technology helps ensure store associates can serve customers without disrupting their daily activities. To take advantage of the new option, checkout as usual but select a Counter pickup point by searching for the closest option via zip code. When a package arrives at a store, the customer will get an email notification. Read More »

Feisty Trump sets tone as stormy G20 looms

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While US-China trade is likely to dominate the meeting, world leaders are also facing a ideal storm of geopolitical hotspots from Iran to North Korea and Venezuela. This underscores how hard it is for the Trump administration to contain companies like Huawei. "I think if Xi Jinping and President Trump have some negotiations. Read More »

Trump Jokingly Warns Putin: 'Don't Meddle In The Election'

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The prime minister said she would use her first formal meeting with the Russian president since the nerve- agent attack on a former spy and his daughter past year to insist that those responsible were "brought to justice". Details of the Putin-Trump talks weren't immediately known. The pair met later for the first face-to-face talks since Helsinki in July with Trump hailing a "very, very good relationship". Read More »

This New Electric Car Has A Revolutionary Power Source

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The Lightyear One is a auto with solar panels stretching across its roof to charge the electric vehicle's batteries . Lightyear maintains that the Lightyear One will have a range of 450 miles (725 km) WLTP-rated range and be able to capture 12,427 miles (20,000 km) worth of energy a year from the sun, all while looking more-or-less like a normal auto. Read More »

Health Canada Issues Recall on Certain MacBook Pro Laptops

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If you bought a 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro laptop between September 2015 and February 2017 , you might just have a fire hazard on your lap. The company said the batteries inside the laptops can overheat, posing a fire hazard. This recall affects 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina displays sold for about $2,000. Before you send your MacBook for fix, make sure to verify if yours is indeed affected by imputing your MacBook's serial number on this website . Read More »

San Francisco passes ban on e-cigarette sales, a United States first

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The ordinance will go into effect 30 days after the mayor signs the bill, and retail stores will have six months empty out their stocks of e-cigarette products . "It has bad public health consequences for citizens in San Francisco because it'll remove that aspect of regulation from the board". Of course, the FDA could potentially approve some e-cigarettes at some point in the future. Read More »

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe

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According to the Financial Times , Ford Europe detailed the overhaul of its European business platform, saying that by the end of 2020, it will have 18 production facilities, compared to 24 at the start of this year. Ford lost $398 million in 2018 in Europe. Longer-term challenges include the development of autonomous vehicles . New passenger auto sales in Europe have been dropping since 2015. Read More »

Trump says his talk with Putin 'none of your business'

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We're doing better than any of them". "What I say to him is none of your business", Trump told reporters Wednesday. Putin is also expected to meet with France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel and have a trilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Narendra Modi. Read More »

Lightyear One is an electric vehicle that charges in the sun

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Dutch firm Lightyear has unveiled its eagerly awaited and highly original EV prototype. In-wheel electric motors also reduce weight as they eliminate the need for a transmission. This makes the Lightyear more of a purchasable concept than a production vehicle. For every hour that the One is left in sunlight, it'll charge up to 12km in range. Read More »

Chinese military collaborated with Huawei, papers show

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Huawei executives responded by claiming they are unaware of any such joint projects with the People's Liberation Army (PLA). But that was cast in doubt because the study's authors "identified themselves as Huawei employees", and "the company name was prominently listed at the top of the papers", according to Bloomberg . Read More »