• Coca-Cola considers cannabis-infused drinks
Coca-Cola considers cannabis-infused drinks

Coke says it's following debate over the ingredient Cannabidiol or CBD. Diageo, the maker of Guinness beer, is holding discussions with at least three Canadian cannabis producers about a possible deal, BNN Bloomberg reported last month.

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  • Trump pulls trigger on $200bn more China tariffs
Trump pulls trigger on $200bn more China tariffs

So far, however, the U.S. economy has shrugged off the president's trade war. On June 1, Trump imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum from the EU, Canada and Mexico . The White House says it has made it very clear what the USA expects from China regarding trade, but since the country has not complied the president ...

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  • Oil prices claw back some ground, but demand worries drag
Oil prices claw back some ground, but demand worries drag

Although the EIA does not publish crude production forecasts for Russia and Saudi Arabia in its short term outlook, it expects that US output will continue to exceed Russian and Saudi production for the remaining months of 2018 and through 2019.

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  • Jeff Bezos announces $2 billion fund to build preschools, help homeless families
Jeff Bezos announces $2 billion fund to build preschools, help homeless families

The staggering fortunes of the likes of Bezos, Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have created a second Gilded Age in the USA and "a new generation of megagivers", Callahan said. "If you're the president of the United States or a governor of a state or whatever, you don't take that job thinking you're not going to get scrutinized".

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  • Canada's Freeland to hold NAFTA talks in Washington on Tuesday
Canada's Freeland to hold NAFTA talks in Washington on Tuesday

Freeland said that discussions between U.S. and Canadian negotiating teams over the weekend were "constructive and productive", so she flew in for what may be the only a day of talks with U.S. Bush replaced Ronald Reagan as president. Couric continued: "I'm trying to make a little news here people". Considering manufacturing interests were pro-NA...

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  • Hartal byte: Kerala has higher fuel prices than metros
Hartal byte: Kerala has higher fuel prices than metros

On the 15th day of consecutive hikes, petrol prices increased on Tuesday by Rs 0.14 and diesel by Rs 0.15, from 6 a.m, barely two days before the state's biggest 10-day Ganeshotsav festival begins. Though Naidu's ruling TDP didn't announce supporting the protests and national bandh call of the opposition parties led by the Congress, the activists a...

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  • Elon Musk Smoking Weed with Joe Rogan
Elon Musk Smoking Weed with Joe Rogan

During the podcast interview, Rogan asks Musk about his 1961 Jaguar E-Type , the Boring company and.shares a smoke with Musk. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk made a series of executive promotions to fill the gap left by senior management resignations on Friday, as shares in the electric auto maker tanked and criticism of its founder's contro...

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  • Obama says Trump is 'a symptom of division'
Obama says Trump is 'a symptom of division'

He also pointed out, in reaction to Obama's invocation of Fox News , that even though the former president never called the network the enemy of the people, the targeting of reporter James Rosen . Former President Barack Obama spoke out against President Donald Trump on Friday while speaking at the University of IL. "I'm here today becaus...

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  • Bitcoin Falls After Goldman Reportedly Drops Crypto Trading Plans
Bitcoin Falls After Goldman Reportedly Drops Crypto Trading Plans

He believes that the drop is do with Goldman Sachs backing out of its plans to build a Bitcoin trading desk, although Sachs claims that this was simple fake news . The probability of the authority approving the ETF are slim given the SEC's past record of rejecting or postponing any such rule change that comes its way.

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  • Tesla Stock Takes A Hit - After Elon Musk Does The Same
Tesla Stock Takes A Hit - After Elon Musk Does The Same

But even the notion of a marijuana-smoking chief executive seemed less disturbing to Tesla watchers than the departure of Dave Morton , the accounting chief, whose immediate resignation was reported Friday in a securities filing. Almost a dozen top executives have left Tesla this year. He took leave from the company in 2015 but rejoined to wor...

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  • Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced
Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced

Earlier speculation was that those tariffs, proposed in July, would take effect in early October, though trade associations have been gearing up for the announcement to come as early as the end of this week. Washington is demanding Beijing improve market access and intellectual property protections for US companies, cut industrial subsidies and sl...

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  • Jack Ma plans to step down from Alibaba on Monday
Jack Ma plans to step down from Alibaba on Monday

Liu was arrested and released without charge in the USA city of Minneapolis last week. Alibaba didn't immediately respond to a request for confirmation. The company's value has soared in recent years thanks to a growing portfolio that includes cloud computing, films, electronic payments and retail.

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  • British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments
British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments

The attack came 15 months after the carrier suffered a massive computer system failure at London's Heathrow airport, which stranded 75,000 customers over a holiday weekend. Complaining about British Airways is something of a national pastime. An airline representative said by email that 380,000 payments were involved. The data watchdog has said i...

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  • Crude oil higher as weather and Iranian supply in focus
Crude oil higher as weather and Iranian supply in focus

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, with U.S. crude breaking through $70 a barrel, after the evacuation of two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms in preparation for a hurricane. India's move follows China , which too continues buying Iranian crude, relying on vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC). "All of Iran's oil customers are affected by in...

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  • Solidifying Africa's ties with China
Solidifying Africa's ties with China

But in a staunch defence of his signature belt and road plan, Xi said China was not pursuing "political self-interest" in its investments in Africa. China has pledged a $60 billion fund to bolster industry, counter hunger, and enhance security in Africa, a continent that has been chronically plagued by piracy and terrorism.

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  • £3.9bn Costa buy sees Coca-Cola enter hot beverages market
£3.9bn Costa buy sees Coca-Cola enter hot beverages market

In addition to its shops, Costa has self-serve coffee machines in grocery stores and gas stations. It's Coca-Cola's latest move to diversify as health-conscious consumers, at least in America, move away from traditional soda. Coca-Cola, which has over 500 brands in its stable including Fanta, innocent smoothies and Powerade sports drinks, certa...

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  • California Assembly passes net neutrality bill
California Assembly passes net neutrality bill

Bars in cities that would have their hours of service pushed back include Los Angeles and West Hollywood, San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento. The bills all go to Democratic Gov. Verizon soon apologized , noting that reducing the speed of emergency responders was a "customer support mistake", but held that the situation had "nothing to do with...

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  • How Might New Trade Deal in North America Affect Southeast Michigan?
How Might New Trade Deal in North America Affect Southeast Michigan?

Volumes above that level would be subject to tariffs, auto industry officials and other sources said . The United States and Mexico agreed on Monday to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to agree to new terms on auto trade and dispute settlement rules to remain part of the three-nation pact...

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  • U.S. and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal that could replace NAFTA
U.S. and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal that could replace NAFTA

And 40 to 45 percent of the vehicle must be made by workers earning at least $16 per hour. Canada, Mexico and the United States have been haggling over an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement for over a year now. "If they'd like to negotiate fairly , we'll do that", he told reporters at an Oval Office press conference on Monday. ...

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  • Can Canada get itself in on the NAFTA rewrite?
Can Canada get itself in on the NAFTA rewrite?

Canada, which sat out the last leg of discussions while the United States and Mexico ironed out their bilateral differences, is now pressured to agree to the new terms on auto trade and other issues to remain part of the three-nation pact.

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