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Netflix plunges as subscriber growth disappoints in Q2

That's the area where Netflix is trying to grow the most - of the 5.2 million subscribers it added last quarter, about 4.5 million were overseas. Analysts h...


Then there was one: Last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska close

The news was announced to Alaskans on Blockbuster Alaska's Facebook page . She said she has been working at Blockbuster for 14 years and seen her share of ...


UofL removing Papa John’s from stadium name

Absolutely", he said during a press availability in Louisville Friday morning. He appears on its pizza boxes, in some of its TV ads and in the store's interio...


Trump makes good on threat - $200 billion in new tariffs on China

In a statement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the new 10-percent tariffs were in response to what he called China's "retaliation and f...


Tesla goes big in China with Shanghai plant

As the trade war between the USA and China ( as well as the rest of the world ) escalates, Tesla announced Tuesday an agreement with Chinese officials to bu...


Seafood fears as Trump trade war grows

The tariffs on the European Union went into force on June 1. The US and China have also issued a second batch of proposed duties on $16 billion of each other'...


5 important takeaways from the June jobs report

In June, the United States unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 4% from 3.8% the month before, coming off an 18-year low. "I think that we're seeing the f...


Here's how much LeBron James is already affecting Lakers' ticket demand

The Lakers have reportedly been in talks with San Antonio for unhappy star Kawhi Leonard . A new iteration was installed in 2014, upon James' return to Clevel...


Saudi king agrees to raise oil production, says US Trump

Trump had blamed the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) for keeping oil prices high in the past while he was a businessman, and has recently...


Are US oil prices set for a test of $76?

Nobkhat revealed that his government is creating an emergency budget which will be discussed by parliament along with the public budget. Events since the meet...


Mattis arrives in China; NKorea to be key topic of meetings

Firms with at least 25% Chinese ownership would be barred from buying companies that are involved in technology that the White House considers important, accord...


Harley-Davidson to shift some production overseas

In the meantime, it's planning to increase production in global plants over the next 18 months. The company sold about 40,000 new motorbikes past year in Euro...


Supreme Court closes online sales tax loophole

Beginning in 2014, as part of a compromise, Tennessee started collecting sales tax from online Amazon purchases because the behemoth online retailer had a physi...


States can now force you to pay online sales tax

Forsyth Mayor Eric Wilson says the ruling is a win-win for local governments. That precedent dates to 1967, when the court said mail-order retailers were obli...


Opec, non-Opec pledge supply boost

Iran doesn't believe its customers will get waivers from the United States government that would allow them to continue crude purchases, Oil Minister Bijan Na...


European Union metals tariffs retaliation to start June 22

Malmström added that if the USA removes its tariffs, the European taxes would also be lifted. The European Union (EU) on Friday levied tariffs on estimated ...


Pradhan Says He Will Ask OPEC For 'Responsible' Crude Oil Pricing

We do not want crude at $25 per barrel. Tankers waiting to load more than 24 million barrels of crude, nearly as much as state producer PDVSA shipped in April...


Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3 billion

Even though a federal judge resoundingly defeated the government's lawsuit seeking to block the vertical merger of AT&T and Time Warner, the Disney CEO said h...


Trump accuses OPEC of driving up oil prices

Russian and Saudi production has been held back voluntarily since 2017, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ), together with some ...


U.S. Government Bonds Strengthen After ECB Announcement

Euro slides: The euro has slumped 2.5% against the U.S. dollar after the European Central Bank announced plans Thursday to end its €2.5 trillion ($2.9 trillio...


Trump Predicts 'Tremendous Success' In Summit With Kim

He added that their meeting was "very, very good". While Kim is staying at the St Regis Hotel that has been converted into a fortress ahead of June 12, Trump...


Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Kwesi Nyantakyi over Anas exposé

Mornah contends that the call for the resignation of Mr. Nyantakyi is misplaced. "The GFA dissolved", the Sports Ministed is quoted to have told Joy FM. "This i...


Pompeo says North Korea nukes must all go before sanctions end

First the nuts and bolts: How do you protect what many North Koreans consider their single most precious resource, the third member of the Kim family to rule ...


'All systems go' for Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un's summit

Speaking shortly before beginning his long journey to Singapore, Trump told reporters that contacts between the U.S. and North Korean negotiators had been pos...


Tesla Model Y: New Picture Teases Bulky Design for SUV

Also on the vehicular front, Musk said Tesla would begin offering Model 3 test drives in some of its store locations by the end of the month. As Electrek...


Koch Brothers To Spend Millions Fighting Against Trump’s Trade War Agenda

President Trump has imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from three of America's biggest trading partners - Canada, Mexico and the EU. But just nine d...


China warns United States against tariffs as trade talks end

White House advisers, meanwhile, insisted on fundamental changes in ties between the world's two biggest economic powers. During his two-day stay, Ross will...


John Goodman Breaks His Silence on Roseanne Cancellation

EW said that "Iger apologized and said he would not tolerate those kinds of comments made by Barr , Jarrett said ". The show was canceled as the writer...


Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

Remote workers: the state of Vermont wants you. "This could also help to attract workers here, while still maintaining their positions in cities such as Bost...


EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against U.S.

In Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the tariffs were "totally unacceptable", and Canada announced plans to slap tariffs on $12.8 billion worth of US p...


Visa card problems hit United Kingdom customers and businesses

The market for global payment cards is dominated by China's UnionPay, Visa, and Mastercard , according to research and consulting firm RBR (pdf). Visa has ...


‘FIFA 18’ Predicts the World Cup Finalists

Also, hosting the World Cup in North America entails longer flights between the three countries. Each team has some weaknesses in their play along with stre...


Incredible deals on National Doughnut Day, plus 13 of Michigan's Best Doughnuts

While not a donut shop, Papa John's is offering a free order of the pizza chain's warm donut holes Friday with any online purchase. Participating locatio...


President Trump plans to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on the European Union

South Korea negotiated a steel quota, while Argentina, Australia and Brazil have arranged for "limitations on the volume they can ship to the USA in lieu of t...


Tesla Autopilot implicated in another emergency-vehicle crash

Tesla's Autopilot is a semi-autonomous system that enables vehicles to drive themselves in certain conditions. This is the latest crash involving a Tesla ...