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China slams 'ridiculous' United States election meddling charges, East Asia News & Top Stories

Pence's speech at the Hudson Institute think tank in Washington marked a sharpened U.S. approach toward China. Vice President Mike Pence delivered a hard-hitting speech Thursday criticising China for a host of aggressive actions from economics to geopolitics. [Full Article...]

Weedcraft Inc is a marijuana tycoon game from Devolver Digital

Weedcraft Inc is a marijuana tycoon game from Devolver Digital It's a political game. When you initially start out you won't have much more than a tiny basement workplace to your name, and just one strain of weed. Decide when and where to take on extra risk to maximize profit, but be careful, the cops and politicians are all working their own angles. To that end, you'll be able to schmooze with politicians, bribe the police, and work to change laws - campai... [Full Article...]

Fuel prices to be frozen for a ninth year

Fuel prices to be frozen for a ninth year FTA, the only business group representing all of logistics, is thrilled Theresa May has chosen to freeze fuel duty for the ninth year, a move which will greatly benefit the millions of logistics businesses driving the United Kingdom economy forward, but also expresses disappointment that rates were not reduced to provide a further boost to the nation's growth. [Full Article...]

VP Mike Pence LASHES OUT: China 'Wants A Different American President'

VP Mike Pence LASHES OUT: China 'Wants A Different American President' Pence alleged that China was waging a sophisticated influence campaign aimed at swaying the November 6 elections against Trump's Republican Party in retaliation for his trade policies against Beijing. Washington has long identified China as a major culprit in the cyber hacking of USA government and corporate databases but US officials and independent analysts say they have not detected the kind o... [Full Article...]

Centre Slashes Fuel Prices By Rs 2.50, Seven States Follow: 10 Points

Centre Slashes Fuel Prices By Rs 2.50, Seven States Follow: 10 Points He also asked state governments to follow suit by cutting a sales tax or VAT by a similar amount. Announcing the cut in Delhi, finance minister Jaitley said the Centre would reduce the excise duty by Rs 1.5 per litre while oil marketing companies would absorb the rest Re 1 per litre. [Full Article...]

NAFTA REBOOT FOR DUMMIES: How does new trade impact Canadians?

NAFTA REBOOT FOR DUMMIES: How does new trade impact Canadians? The agreement gives United States farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market, but it keeps a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the USA wanted to jettison and offers Canada protection if Trump goes ahead with plans to impose tariffs on cars, trucks and auto parts imported into the US. [Full Article...]

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi 'missing after visit to consulate'

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi 'missing after visit to consulate' His fiancée said she had waited outside the consulate until it closed, by which time Khashoggi had not returned. Jamal Khashoggi , who had been living in self-exile in the United States, was told to return to the consulate on Tuesday after an initial visit last week to handle some family matters, Khashoggi's fiancee told a journalist at Arabi21 news. [Full Article...]

Rupee hits record low as high oil prices weigh

Rupee hits record low as high oil prices weigh Markets were closed on Tuesday on account of Gandhi Jayanti. The rupee has been setting one record low after another recently, with overseas investors having pulled a net $9.1 billion from Indian stocks and bonds this year amid an emerging-market selloff. [Full Article...]

Bill Kelly: Trade deal aside, we’re still in a tariff battle

Bill Kelly: Trade deal aside, we’re still in a tariff battle In the South Korean trade deal, for example, that nation won't be subject to the 25 percent tariffs that the White House has imposed on other steel imports. The new deal effectively exempts Canada from potential Trump auto tariffs, though it does not say explicitly that Canada will not be hit. Sen. John Cornyn, the second-ranking Senate Republican, told reporters Tuesday that the revised versi... [Full Article...]

Canada can claim at least partial success of progressive agenda in USMCA

Canada can claim at least partial success of progressive agenda in USMCA The North American trade agreement has been renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ). The Washington Post said that , "Many business leaders and legal experts believed these updates were necessary given that the original agreement was negotiated 25 years ago". [Full Article...]

Oil holds near four-year highs, with $100 looking more likely

Oil holds near four-year highs, with $100 looking more likely Many analysts say OPEC will struggle to cover a decline in exports from Iran. For now the market is focused on United States sanctions on Iran, which take effect on Nov 4 and are created to cut crude exports from the No. WTI is up by nearly 18 percent since mid-August. US light crude was up 15 cents at $73.40. U.S. President Donald Trump this week demanded that the Organization of the Petrol... [Full Article...]

Great relations with Modi, India will cut tariff on imports

Great relations with Modi, India will cut tariff on imports Already engaged in numerous trade disputes across the globe, Donald Trump has slammed India as a "tariff king" that is clinging to the " privilege " of trading with the United States and struggling to negotiate a deal to appease Washington . [Full Article...]

Dairy Farmer: Trump’s USMCA Trade Deal Will Have 'Huge Impact'

Dairy Farmer: Trump’s USMCA Trade Deal Will Have 'Huge Impact' Although the Trans Mountain pipeline project was quashed by the Federal Court of Appeal in August, Bilous said the government is still trying to find ways to push the expansion through to gain access to overseas markets. Nelson said the agricultural industry as a whole has been struggling. "We're still doing an analysis", Jacobson said. He said there's been talk that USA grain heading north wo... [Full Article...]

Primera Air enters administration, ceases operations | Airlines

Primera Air enters administration, ceases operations | Airlines Business Insider was unable to reach Primera Air for comment. The Icelandic airliner, based in Copenhagen and operating since 2003, shared a farewell note to their customers on their website Sunday night informing them that flights would be suspended as of today and to check for updates online in the upcoming days. [Full Article...]

Petronas confirms LNG Canada final investment decision

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assured Royal Dutch Shell Plc's newly sanctioned US$31 billion liquefied natural gas project that it won't be hindered by trade barriers such as steel import duties. Earlier this year, BC Premier John Horgan announced the BC government was overhauling the policy framework for future projects, as part of what it called a "new approach" to LNG development. [Full Article...]

Nationwide test of presidential emergency alert system scheduled for Wednesday

The WEA portion of the test is set for 1:18 p.m. CST and the EAS portion will follow at 1:20 p.m. CST. That test will assess the effectiveness of sending out "a national message and determine whether improvements are needed". People with cellphones also won't be able to avoid receiving actual Presidential Alerts in the case of an actual major national emergency. Unlike most other alerts sent by ... [Full Article...]

Amazon Makes a Big Move on Minimum Wage

Amazon Makes a Big Move on Minimum Wage The new floor, which will take effect November 1, applies to more than 250,000 employees who work in the company's network of warehouses, logistics depots and customer service call centers, as well as the more than 100,000 temporary hires the company brings on to handle the holiday season's uptick in orders. [Full Article...]

Amazon raising minimum wage for US workers to $15 per hour

Amazon said the $15 minimum wage will apply to more than 250,000 employees and 100,000 seasonal holiday employees. Inside Amazon's Prime Now warehouse within a Manhattan highrise. Last fall Target committed to giving its employees $15 per hour by the end of 2020. Walmart, which has 1 million workers, raised its minimum wage to $11 earlier this year. [Full Article...]

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value

SEC Lawsuit Against Musk Wiped $7.3 Billion From Tesla’s Market Value In a September 30 email, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, Musk said the electric vehicle maker is nearing profitability. As part of the multi-million dollars settlement , Musk will remain as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), but can't take the seat as the chairman for three years . [Full Article...]

Brent oil near 4-yr high ahead of Iran sanctions

Brent oil near 4-yr high ahead of Iran sanctions West Texas Intermediate for November delivery traded at $73.63 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, up 38 cents, at 10:40 a.m.in Singapore . "Iran has attempted to downplay the impact of looming USA sanctions by claiming that it has no intention of reducing oil production". China's Sinopec said it had halved loadings of Iranian oil in September. [Full Article...]


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