• Epstein Safe Contains ‘Piles’ of Cash, Diamonds, Suspicious Passport
Epstein Safe Contains ‘Piles’ of Cash, Diamonds, Suspicious Passport

They said the accusations against Epstein are "outside the margins of federal criminal law" and don't constitute sex trafficking since there were no allegations he "trafficked anybody for commercial profit; that he forced, coerced, defrauded, or enslaved anybody".

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  • Pick up an Echo Dot for just $22 during Amazon Prime Day
Pick up an Echo Dot for just $22 during Amazon Prime Day

And of course, the huge Walmart sale includes discounts on video games, consoles, accessories, and more. You'll find all of these fantastic early Prime Day deals below, and there are even more early deals you can check out in Amazon's Prime Day hub .

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  • Johnson insists ‘common sense’ breaking out over getting Brexit done
Johnson insists ‘common sense’ breaking out over getting Brexit done

Bluntly the MP replied "that's it". Mr Johnson dismissed suggestions it was "fanciful" that the October 31 deadline could be met and insisted the country could be prepared to leave on that date. According to the Daily Telegraph, sources say Sir Kim was "very hurt" and felt the need to resign after Mr Johnson refused to back him in the global row ...

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  • Gold gets Fed boost after Powell flags rate cut amid global risk
Gold gets Fed boost after Powell flags rate cut amid global risk

Powell is also due to present testimony to the Senate Banking Committee overnight. "The bottom line is the economy is in a very good place and we want to use our tools to keep it there". This in turn, hurt the super-long 30-year auction, also held late yesterday, besides, Fed Chair Jerome Powell's extremely dovish testimony in front of the H...

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  • Apple May Be Preparing A Notch-Less iPhone For 2020
Apple May Be Preparing A Notch-Less iPhone For 2020

Additionally, other reports mention that Apple's screen suppliers are "actively developing full screens", without notches along the top. The China Times followed up the report with insights from an analyst at investment firm Credit Suisse in Asia, who suggested that Apple would release an iPhone without a notch as soon as 2020 - but as a ...

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  • Facebook digital currency plan raises serious concerns: US Fed chief
Facebook digital currency plan raises serious concerns: US Fed chief

Powell did not mention Trump's criticism as he delivered his prepared remarks, but he did thank lawmakers for the operational "independence" it has given to the Fed. At their June policy meeting, Fed officials had signaled those concerns might warrant lower rates, and "since then, based on incoming data and other developments, it appears that uncer...

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  • US Threatens France With Sanctions Over Proposed ‘Unfair’ Tax on Tech Giants
US Threatens France With Sanctions Over Proposed ‘Unfair’ Tax on Tech Giants

The French Senate has approved a proposed 3 per cent tax on the revenues that tech giants raise within France. The tax could lead to trade penalties from Washington as President Trump's probe is also likely to worsen tension between the USA and Europe.

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  • Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities
Instagram will now ask you to think twice before posting profanities

In addition to that, Instagram has already put an offensive comment filter in place that automatically screens bullying comments concerning a person's appearance, or even threats to a person. He said: " This intervention gives people a chance to reflect and undo their comment and prevents the recipient from receiving the harmful comment notif...

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  • Chick-fil-A gives out free meals Tuesday for Cow Appreciation Day
Chick-fil-A gives out free meals Tuesday for Cow Appreciation Day

Have you ever dressed up for Cow Appreciation Day? Entree options include such things as Egg White Grill or Chicken Biscuit during breakfast hours or Original Chicken Sandwich or Grilled Nuggets during lunch and dinner hours. But there's a catch: In order to get complimentary breakfast, lunch or dinner, customers have to dress like a cow. If ...

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  • Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with US$38b settlement
Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with US$38b settlement

MacKenzie Bezos becomes the 20th wealthiest billionaire on the 2019 Forbes Rich List, ahead of Telsa's Elon Musk and Alibaba founder Jack Ma . Jeff and Mckenzie married in 1993 and have four children. But the union collapsed after news emerged in January that Jeff had been allegedly cheating on his wife with former television anchor La...

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  • Australia's central bank cuts rates to 1%, likely not done yet
Australia's central bank cuts rates to 1%, likely not done yet

Last month's cut - the first move in any direction since August 2016 - came a day before the release of another disappointing quarterly GDP result and 10 days before unemployment was shown to have remained unchanged at an unsatisfactory 5.2 per cent.

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  • Oil Prices Jump Over 2% Ahead Of OPEC Meeting
Oil Prices Jump Over 2% Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and 10 non-OPEC countries that are part of the oil output cut deal are set to gather in Vienna on 1-2 July for a series of ministerial meetings to make an official decision on the fate of an agreement about limiting output that expires in June.

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  • US & China Agree Trade War Truce After Xi Puts His Foot Down
US & China Agree Trade War Truce After Xi Puts His Foot Down

The two sides are "right back on track ", Trump said on Saturday after an 80-minute meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. -China trade war enters its second year. The so-called 19+1 formulation reiterates the commitment of all G20 members except the United States to the Paris climate deal, from ...

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  • Listed Chinese firms trade mostly higher
Listed Chinese firms trade mostly higher

NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - Wall Street advanced on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow on track for their best June in generations, ahead of the much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. Boeing Co was the heaviest drag on the Dow, dropping 1.9% following a Reuters report on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration identified a ...

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  • Trade and horsetrade: Top five hot-button G20 issues
Trade and horsetrade: Top five hot-button G20 issues

The two-day G-20 summit, which will run Friday and Saturday, also comes at a time of growing worldwide tensions over disputes between the United States and China over trade and technology, and North Korea. Washington already has imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $US250 billion ($A359 billion) of Chinese goods, ranging from semi-conductors to furnitur...

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  • Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views
Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views

In addition to rising trade tensions, Powell said since May incoming data has raised new concerns about the strength of the global economy, noting tentative signs that investment by USA businesses has slowed from earlier this year. Many economists believe the Fed could decide at its next meeting on July 30-31 to cut its key policy rate, something i...

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  • FedEx Sues U.S. Commerce Department Over Export Controls In Huawei Dispute
FedEx Sues U.S. Commerce Department Over Export Controls In Huawei Dispute

Huawei's President has said that the company will lose $30 billion over two years as a result of the Trump Ban, so in such a situation, the Chinese OEM has chose to fight back with economic warfare of its own. The phone was shipped using Parcelforce and FedEx, and to ship it internationally, the P30's model number had to be listed on a shipping ...

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  • Oil Rises After Best Week Since 2016 on New Trump Iran Sanctions
Oil Rises After Best Week Since 2016 on New Trump Iran Sanctions

Trump told reporters he was signing a presidential order for the sanctions . But with little left to sanction , added punishments would be mostly symbolic and "risk Iran escalating in retaliation", Harrell said . The US denies the drone, valued at more than $100 million, violated Iranian airspace. "We confidently say that the crushing respo...

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  • India central bank's deputy governor resigns 6 months before term ends
India central bank's deputy governor resigns 6 months before term ends

Acharya, a New York University economics professor who once called himself the "poor man " s Raghuram Rajan", was appointed as RBI deputy governor for three years. This is because state-owned banks have better access to government guarantees. Acharya had clashed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's government over an erosion of the central ban...

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  • Congress Representative Wants Facebook to Put a Hold on Cryptocurrency Plans
Congress Representative Wants Facebook to Put a Hold on Cryptocurrency Plans

The US Senate has set a date of July 19 to hear testimony on Facebook's crytocurrency project Libra following concerns that the company has had previous issues in the past. On Tuesday , a Facebook representative said the company looked forward to answering lawmaker questions. Meanwhile, the 1.7 billion people who lack a bank account might choo...

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  • Apple eyeing Malaysia as one of the countries to move production capacity
Apple eyeing Malaysia as one of the countries to move production capacity

Among these countries, India and Vietnam are the favourites which makes sense, given with their much lower currency and the amount of labour workforce. The proposed 25% tariffs would impact nearly all of Apple's major products, including the iPhone , MacBook, AirPods, and Apple Watch. "With or without the final round of the $300 billion tariff, ...

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  • Backlash Against Facebook's Libra As European Government Officials Call For Action
Backlash Against Facebook's Libra As European Government Officials Call For Action

But companies behind Tether are being probed by the New York Attorney General for allegedly misusing clients' funds. To help make its payments platform a ubiquitous global standard, Facebook is opening up the underlying blockchain platform to a wide range of other companies or organizations.

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  • Huawei braces for major smartphone sale and revenue drop
Huawei braces for major smartphone sale and revenue drop

Broadcom alone warns that US-China trade tensions and the Huawei ban would knock $2 billion off its sales this year. Indeed, the company has been banned from doing business with U.S. Experts forecast anything between 40% and 60% fewer shipments worldwide. Ren also confirmed that the company is revising its revenue target which was set to $125 b...

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  • King Arthur Flour issues recall for products that could contain e.coli
King Arthur Flour issues recall for products that could contain e.coli

Any remaining products in the recall have been pulled from grocery store shelves, says King Arthur spokesperson Gwen Adams, but consumers could still have the products in their homes. coli . Some King Arthur flour bags have been recalled. We are committed to educating and reminding consumers that flour is not ready-to-eat, and anything made with ...

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  • Target stores experiencing outages nationwide, causing reports of long lines
Target stores experiencing outages nationwide, causing reports of long lines

The company's corporate office said it was, "aware that guests are now unable to make purchases at Target stores" and were troubleshooting the the outage's cause. Customers at individual stores reported that employees handed out snacks and beverages to people waiting in line at the offline registers. The resulting scenario caused carts full of pa...

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  • United Technologies, Raytheon to Merge for Aerospace Giant
United Technologies, Raytheon to Merge for Aerospace Giant

United Technologies Chief Executive Greg Hayes said he saw very few regulatory hurdles for the proposed merger . Under the merger agreement, United Technologies stockholders will own 57% of Raytheon Technologies and Raytheon shareholders will own the rest of the new company.

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  • Build-A-Bear Brings Back Its ‘Pay-Your-Age’ Event, Sort Of
Build-A-Bear Brings Back Its ‘Pay-Your-Age’ Event, Sort Of

For anyone who would like to take part in paying for a brand new Build-A-Bear based on their child's age, he or she will need to enter the Count Your Candles Sweepstakes to be one of the lucky ticket holders to attend the event. The offer is limited to two people per ticket. But don't worry - they've made some helpful changes to make it less ch...

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  • Microsoft Flight Simulator Announced - E3 2019
Microsoft Flight Simulator Announced - E3 2019

The Xbox Scarlett console, or whatever it is actually called, will launch in Holiday 2020. As for the console hardware, Project Scarlett will feature an AMD Zen 2 chip, Radeon RDNA graphics architecture, GDDR6 memory, SSD, and support for 120 fps, 8K graphics along with real-time ray tracing.

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  • United States economy added only 75,000 jobs in May
United States economy added only 75,000 jobs in May

Or, an unexpectedly weak employment report could intensify concerns that after a healthy first quarter, the United States economy is actually stumbling. So have the education and health services industries. "The market reaction to the weak United States employment report for May suggests that investors are putting a lot of faith in the Fed ...

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  • Trump unimpressed with US-Mexico trade talks
Trump unimpressed with US-Mexico trade talks

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows some of 1,036 migrants who crossed the U.S. -Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, the largest that the Border Patrol says it has ever encountered, May 29, 2019. "The higher the Tariffs go, the higher the number of companies that will move back to the U.S.!" As of now, "we're moving forward with the tarif...

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  • Local Shipley Do-Nuts celebrate National Donut Day
Local Shipley Do-Nuts celebrate National Donut Day

Lamar's ( multiple locations): Get one free, circular doughnut with a hole. As of Friday morning, Mama Crockett's has yet to reveal their free delivery code but check back on their Facebook page for updates! The offer entitles each customer to one complimentary doughnut for today only! Krispy Kreme: Customers can select one free doughnut...

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  • Huawei Shouldn't Be Cut off from Android - Google Shares Its Fears
Huawei Shouldn't Be Cut off from Android - Google Shares Its Fears

In fact, according to a report from the Financial Times , Google has warned the us government of the potential security challenges arising from this ban on Huawei. Back then when you purchase a new Huawei device, it'll usually come with various apps preinstalled with one of them being Facebook. Huawei, a leader in developing 5G networks, w...

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  • Amazon’s new Prime Air delivery drone features hybrid design
Amazon’s new Prime Air delivery drone features hybrid design

Amazon demonstrated its drone delivery service at the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas . It supports both vertical and horizontal takeoffs and landings like a helicopter and an airplane. The FAA has given Amazon a one year approval, eligible for renewal, for research and testing, though not for commercial deliveries. The autopilot, which evaluate...

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  • Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo
Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo

Others were similarly concerned that China would simply build up its domestic technology industry so it doesn't have to rely on USA suppliers. The firm has slashed its forecast by around 5 percent amid the US-China trade war. Some were optimistic about the effect of USA economic pressure. Even some supporters of the ban, however, anxious it m...

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  • Extent of seriousness of the upcoming oil crisis following Iran's exit
Extent of seriousness of the upcoming oil crisis following Iran's exit

WTI was last down $1.24, or 2.3%, at $52.24 US a barrel, its lowest since February's reading of $52.11, plumbed on Monday. "That the Saudi energy minister's remarks failed to boost crude prices suggests investors are focusing on trade tensions and USA oil", said Satoru Yoshida, a commodity analyst at Rakuten Securities Inc.in Tokyo.

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  • Trump says GOP would be 'foolish' to block Mexico tariffs
Trump says GOP would be 'foolish' to block Mexico tariffs

The goods the United States imports from Mexico could negative impact a different set of industries than the Chinese tariffs, Gibbs said. The association argues the tariffs won't help bring the cost down, contending they'll have American's paying $3 billion more for produce this fall .

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  • China issues travel warning to citizens visiting U.S.
China issues travel warning to citizens visiting U.S.

Last year, China's embassy in Washington issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States , warning tourists to be aware of issues including expensive medical bills, the threat of public shootings and robberies, and searches and seizures by customs agents.

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  • Lower Emerging Market Demand Weighing on Prices
Lower Emerging Market Demand Weighing on Prices

They closed down 0.6% on Wednesday after hitting their lowest since March 12 at $56.88. In the US, the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday that inventories of crude oil fell slightly last week, though the decline wasn't as much as analysts were expecting.

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  • China threatens to create its own ‘Entity List’ to include American firms
China threatens to create its own ‘Entity List’ to include American firms

Just as the USA blacklist has, a Chinese blacklist could have huge implications for Silicon Valley tech giants that operate in the country. As a result, Huawei is losing access to key components and software needed to produce its Android smartphones and Windows laptops.

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  • Uber to deactivate accounts of riders with low ratings
Uber to deactivate accounts of riders with low ratings

Many obnoxious, rude, or otherwise problematic riders have remained live on the system, but that's about to change. Many riders are likely not aware that drivers can rate them as well, just as we rate the drivers. It's similar to the system drivers have long known affected their ability to work, and is part of making respect a "two way street",...

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