• WATCH: Strawberry sabotage akin to 'terrorism': Australia PM

    WATCH: Strawberry sabotage akin to 'terrorism': Australia PM

    Economy

    Federal Minister for Regional Services Bridget McKenzie made the announcement on Wednesday morning. "They will be treated as contamination, which is a serious offense and carries 10 years in jail". "The people copying this crime are in many ways worse than those who started it". Australian farmers produce around 800,000 punnets of strawberries a day in an industry worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Trump’s decision on $200bn China tariffs expected ‘soon’

    Trump’s decision on $200bn China tariffs expected ‘soon’

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    In a statement , Trump said the tariffs will take effect on September 24, at 10 percent until the end of the year, when they will rise to 25 percent. S. dollar since mid-June, offsetting the 10 percent tariff rate by a considerable margin. Trump has also complained about America's gaping trade deficit - $336 billion past year - with China, its biggest trading partner.
  • 'We could be finished': Strawberry sabotage devastates growers

    'We could be finished': Strawberry sabotage devastates growers

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    The farms are not related to the farm packaging strawberries under the Berry Licious and Berry Obsession brands which was hit with a needle crisis earlier in the week. "A lot of the social media that we're seeing, people are being very supportive and really - hopefully - understand that this is an isolated incident", Rowling said.
  • Trump shouldn't criticise the news media, says Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    Trump shouldn't criticise the news media, says Amazon's Jeff Bezos

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    Bezos hasn't said how much he'll be contributing to the fund in coming years. Roughly 1,400 people, including almost 20 ambassadors, the governor of Maryland and the U.S. "The team is working their butts off on it and we will get there". With a personal fortune of US$163.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Amazon chief executive officer had been largely invisible in the world of philanthropy.
  • British Airways warning announcment to its passengers

    British Airways warning announcment to its passengers

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    From August 21st to September 5th, personal and financial details of travelers who made a reservation through the company's website and its application were undercover. The airline said it would manage any claims on an individual basis. The airline also reported the incident to the police. Cruz told the BBC's "Today" programme that the data breach was a "sophisticated, malicious criminal attack".
  • Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary

    Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary

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    And unlike Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old political neophyte, the 44-year-old Pressley has a track record in Massachusetts' halls of power. Ms Pressley's victory comes two months after a similar win against a 10-term opponent by 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in NY.
  • Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone

    Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone

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    It's official: Amazon is the second American company to achieve a valuation of more than $1 trillion (R15,2 trillion). Amazon is the second publicly traded USA company to hit $1 trillion, following Apple , which crossed the $1 trillion market cap in August.
  • NAFTA talks turn tense on day of deadline

    NAFTA talks turn tense on day of deadline

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    While that was part of the preliminary deal reached by Mexico and the us, it follows on proposals made by Canada earlier in the talks. "Congress should not interfere with these negotiations or I will simply terminate NAFTA entirely and we will be far better off ".
  • Buhari arrives China for summit

    Buhari arrives China for summit

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    Xi did not say which countries China would extend debt relief to, but he noted they would be Africa's least developed, heavily indebted and poor as well as small island developing countries that have diplomatic relations with China. Speaking earlier at a business forum, Xi said China had to be careful about where money was spent. "Established 18 years ago, FOCAC has led global cooperation with Africa and has become a significant marker of South-South cooperation", said Li Dan, director ...
  • Size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron has 1 million pieces, makes 5.3 HP

    Size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron has 1 million pieces, makes 5.3 HP

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    Now check out the LEGO Chiron in action in the video below, as it takes its inaugural ride with championship race driver Andy Wallace behind the wheel. Some 58 new types of pieces had to be custom-built for the effort, the company's first real load-bearing parts. LEGO , you have truly outdone yourselves with this build.
  • Coca-Cola Buys Costa Coffee in a £3.9 Billion Deal

    Coca-Cola Buys Costa Coffee in a £3.9 Billion Deal

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    According to reports, the deal will be finalised in the first half of 2019. British hospitality company Whithead Plc on Friday said it has agreed to sell coffee chain Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola for £3.9 billion (Rs 36,014 crore). Coca-Cola's chief rival Pepsi announced earlier this month that it would buy Israeli DIY seltzer company SodaStream for $3.2 billion. Then Coca-Cola got in touch with what Whitbread said was a "highly compelling" offer.
  • Indians turned in nearly all the currency notes banned in 2016: RBI

    Indians turned in nearly all the currency notes banned in 2016: RBI

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    The statistics suggest that the demonetisation exercise failed to check black money, which was claimed to be one of the main aims of banning specified notes. Verification and process in of the SBNs has been completed. "That alone was a loss of Rs 2.25 lakh crore a year". The Reserve Bank of India in its annual report has said Rs 15.31 lakh crore out of the total Rs 15.41 lakh crore demonetised currency have returned to the banking system.
  • Tesla buyout drama obscures progress on Musk’s crucial Model 3

    Tesla buyout drama obscures progress on Musk’s crucial Model 3

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    District Judge Charles Breyer said that while shareholders claimed that Tesla fell short of its production goals, "federal securities laws do not punish companies for failing to achieve their targets". Cathie Wood, chief investment officerof ARK Investment Management, published an open letter to Musk and Tesla's board Wednesday in which she stated that Tesla should remain a public company.