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Tariffs are greatest: Donald Trump

The administration's plan will rely on commodity support programs in the farm bill as well as the Agriculture Department's authority to stabilize farmers during...


Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for United States farmers hurt by tariffs

Trump said separately during a speech in Kansas City that "farmers will be the biggest beneficiary" of his trade agenda as he seeks better trade agreements. Pre...


Mega Millions jackpot tops $500M

It may seem like everybody's buying lottery tickets, especially when the jackpots get this big, but actually only half of the USA population buys them. The jack...


Trump administration to announce aid for US farmers on Tuesday

The emergency bailout aimed to ease the financial and political pain caused by Trump's escalating trade and tariff war in key electoral states, sources told ...


Trump's stand against Iran is correct: Israeli Ambassador to the UN

Rouhani had also warned Trump to stop "playing with the lion's tail " and threatening Iran, "or else you will regret it". "To our Iranian-American and Iran...


Google owner Alphabet's profits drop after $5bn fine but shares surge

Excluding that, Alphabet said profit was US$11.75 a share. The Mountain View, Calif ., company's $32.66 billion in second-quarter revenue, 86 percent of ...


Goldfish crackers are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

The company was notified that the whey powder in a seasoning applied to these crackers had the potential to be carrying the bacteria. This brand of goldfish ...


China refutes U.S. allegations of currency manipulation

It was last down 0.2% at 94.27, the lowest in more than two weeks. Trump tweeted on Friday: "China, the European Union and others have been manipulating their...


AUD/USD slides 50 pips on Yuan devaluation

His comments anxious investors already grappling with the impact of a strengthening USA dollar on corporate results, and key stock indexes on Wall Street drop...


Papa John's attempts to ward off founder with poison pill

Schnatter has since said his resignation was a "mistake" and criticized the company's handling of the incident. The board adopted a limited-duration stockhold...


NY Daily News Layoff Includes Half Newsroom Staff, Top Editors

Editor in chief Jim Rich and managing editor Kristen Lee will depart the company while Robert York becomes the editor in chief for the Daily News . In a ...


Alphabet Earnings: Beats Estimates, Shares Rise 4%

Brussels accused Google of using the Android system's near-stranglehold on smartphones and tablets to promote the use of its own Google search engine and shut...


Tesla shares plunge after reports it is seeking refunds

The remainder of our discussions with suppliers are entirely focused on future parts price and design or process changes that will help us lower fundamental cos...


India becomes latest country to scrap tax on sanitary towels

The central government has got one step closer to women by exempting sanitary napkins from the Goods and Services tax regime ( GST ). A slew of consumer dur...


Donald Trump tells Iran they will 'SUFFER CONSEQUENCES' in angry tweet

Within hours, Iranian state-owned news agency IRNA dismissed Trump's tweet, describing it as a "passive reaction" to Rouhani's remarks. The tweet was "really ...


Tesla Stock Stumbles as Company Asks Suppliers for Help Turning a Profit

In a memo sent to several suppliers requesting money back, Tesla said the cash back would be necessary for Tesla's "continued operation" and that it was an inve...


Illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads sicken over 160, CDC confirms

Many ill people reported eating salads from McDonald's restaurants located in the Midwest. 92 cases involved people who ate salads at McDonald's. Initial ...


Dollar dips, stocks slip on Trump remarks

Earlier this month, the United States imposed tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports and China promptly levied taxes on the same value of USA products. The d...


Oil prices steady as trade worries weigh

Italy's imports of U.S. crude oil last month vaulted to a new record after attacks by armed groups shuttered two major Libyan oil ports and cut off most deli...


Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $433M jackpot

Many South Florida residents have purchased tickets to get their hands on some big bucks thanks to the Mega Million jackpot. The cash option for the jackpot i...