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While President Trump might be correct that his threat to rain "fire and fury" on the Korean Peninsula helped get Kim to the table (and perhaps persuaded Xi to cajole him there), the opportunity to convert that leverage into real denuclearization has been squandered.
  • Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

    Canada Responds After White House Says Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

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    Mr Kudlow accused the Canadian PM of betraying Mr Trump with "polarising" statements on trade policy that risked making the United States leader look weak ahead of a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Justin Trudeau and President Trump participate in the working session at the G7 summit on Friday. Big trade barriers against US farmers, and other businesses, will finally be broken.
  • IHOP reveals what "B" stands for in IHOb name change

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    You can get a freakin burger everywhere. If IHOP had simply announced that it was debuting a new line of hamburgers, would you have even noticed? The fast-food chain Wendy's has become notorious for its sassy social media presence in the a year ago, with tweets targeting both McDonald's and Burger King.
  • Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit

    Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit

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    Saying Trudeau is "dishonest & weak", he also threatened "tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" The attack on a longtime ally and its leader drew sharp criticism. "While I have serious concerns about President Trump's approach to trade talks with Canada, Prime Minister Trudeau has placed our trade relationship with Canada at risk by publicly feuding with President Trump on the world stage", Krishnamoorthi said in a statement .
  • Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience

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    In his news conference, Mr Trudeau had spoken of retaliatory measures that Canada would take next month in response to Mr Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. One source said a Mexican delegation, including some government officials and industry representatives, is expected in the USA capital next week to try to determine whether there is a path forward on a deal.
  • Gavin Patterson is out as BT CEO

    Gavin Patterson is out as BT CEO

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    Jan du Plessis, Chairman of BT said: "Gavin has been with BT for just over 14 years and I want to thank him for his contribution to our business during that time, in particular during the nearly five years that he has served as Chief Executive".
  • New Jersey man claims $315 million Powerball jackpot

    New Jersey man claims $315 million Powerball jackpot

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    I am very emotional right now". The next day, Souami found out he'd won in a dramatic fashion. The identity of the victor, a New Jersey resident, won't be revealed until a 2 p.m. "And she kept saying, "Oh, my God". Souami, who is a married father of four, came to the United States in 1996. "Oh, my God.' It's like when you see a 'Tom and Jerry" cartoon: "The heart goes boom boom boom boom".
  • Verizon CEO McAdam retiring, Vestberg named successor

    Verizon CEO McAdam retiring, Vestberg named successor

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    Vestberg, 52, joined the wireless provider a year ago and has been working on Verizon's networks, including the 4G LTE network. Well enough for McAdam to want Vestberg to succeed him as CEO. 1 USA wireless carrier would keep pursuing its current 5G strategy but he did not "see anything new on the horizon" to pursue media content. The lines between telecom and media are rapidly blurring though.
  • G7 says to fight protectionism, cut barriers after summit

    G7 says to fight protectionism, cut barriers after summit

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    President Donald Trump told foreign leaders at the Group of Seven summit that they must dramatically reduce trade barriers with the United States or they would risk losing access to the world's largest economy, delivering his most defiant trade threat yet to his counterparts from around the globe.
  • Stats Canada says unemployment dips below four per cent in Victoria

    Stats Canada says unemployment dips below four per cent in Victoria

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    The result: Gatineau's jobless rate deteriorated to 5.1 per cent in May from 4.8 per cent in April. Nationally, Statistics Canada said the economy lost 7,500 jobs last month as full-time positions fell by 31,000. The loss of jobs came as the health care and social assistance sector lost 24,000 jobs, while the manufacturing sector lost 18,000. Employment in construction fell 13,000.
  • Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade

    Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade

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    G7 leaders issued a joint pledge Saturday to combat protectionism and cut trade barriers as they wrapped up a fractious summit in Canada soured by a row over the USA imposition of tariffs on its allies. Trump, who has exchanged barbs with Macron via Twitter in the lead-up to the summit in Canada, also had warm words for the French president. During the summit, Trump was accused of seeking to undermine the "rules-based" global order but the final statement began by stressing "the ...
  • Apple iPhone Production Pullback Hits Chip Suppliers

    Apple iPhone Production Pullback Hits Chip Suppliers

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    Apple likely is being more cautious with production orders for the next iPhone models because it was overly optimistic last year, leaving it with excess inventory in the first part of the year, Cordwell said. Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. In any case, Apple is said to be debuting three new all-screen iPhones this fall: an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X; a new 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus; and a new, cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone with Face ID.
  • The flying vehicle has arrived

    The flying vehicle has arrived

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    The firm also plans to invite business partners and social influencers to fly the machine which should help the public, and lawmakers, become aware that these vehicles exist and what their capabilities are. An early version of Flyer was shown off a year ago. Kitty Hawk said that at 15 meters (50 feet) away, it sounded about as lound as a lawn mower, while from 250 feet away the volume was on par with a loud conversation.
  • Trump Wants Russia Back In The G-7

    Trump Wants Russia Back In The G-7

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    Solidifying his solo status on the world stage, Trump also lashed out at longtime allies over their criticism of his trade policies and plans an early exit from the G-7 meeting. In a statement at the time the countries, which include the U.S., France, Canada, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and Japan, condemned Russia's actions as "illegal" and in "contravention of worldwide law".
  • Porsche Taycan is the production name for the Mission E EV

    Porsche Taycan is the production name for the Mission E EV

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    Like it? Love it? "We are going to take the next big step next year", when Taycan deliveries will begin, Blume said at the Porsche museum near the company's headquarters in Stuttgart, where the brand celebrated the 70th anniversary of its first-ever sports vehicle, the 356 model.
  • France's Macron sees way forward on trade, Trump says working together

    France's Macron sees way forward on trade, Trump says working together

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    It is an annual summit bringing together Canada , the United States, the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany, which represent more than 60% of global net worth between them. France's President, Emmanuel Macron , had tweeted a blunt warning that "the American President may not mind being isolated, but neither do we mind signing a 6 country agreement if need be".
  • Ghanaian government to shut down Football Association

    Ghanaian government to shut down Football Association

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    In statement released by the GFA, Nyantakyi pointed out that he was resigning because of the controversy surrounding the latest investigative piece by Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye PI team. The video also showed Nyantakyi offering to facilitate the award of key government contracts to the businessman on conditions that he paid kickbacks totaling $12 million through him to top officials including President Nana Akufo-Addo.