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by | July 28, 2018 | 05:28

They were all attacked by foreign fraudsters during the 2016 US election looking to disrupt the online discourse and spread fake news. The quarter marked the first time overseas revenue contributed the majority of Twitter's ad sales. As part of these efforts, Twitter said that as of May, its systems identified and challenged more than 9 million potentially spammy or automated accounts per week, up from 6.4 million in December 2017.

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:10

The fleeing of one million users is but a drop in the ocean to Facebook, which now has over 2.2 billion active monthly over-sharers on its website. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data-privacy scandal, "Legal/regulatory developments have led to changes meant to support FB's platform and users, but they will notably restrain growth and profits for at least the next couple of quarters, in our opinion", Scott Kessler of CFRA Research wrote in a note.

by | July 28, 2018 | 02:15

The reality isn't quite so good, but even though the economy might not be off to the races, it is growing solidly and set to retain that momentum throughout 2018. The core PCE price index rose at a 2.2 percent pace in the January-March period. "The second quarter was a strong quarter, but it was juiced up by the tax cuts and higher government spending", said Mark Zandi, chief economist Moody's Analytics.

by | July 27, 2018 | 05:26

The mother of the woman who filmed Carlson helping Phil shave added: 'I am so proud to live in a community where our deputies and officers are such wonderful people'. Carlson handed the razor back over, which is when another problem presented itself. "Phil was super-excited and assured me he would be ready for Thursday", he said.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:32

The results from other states had not come in yet as of Tuesday night. The names of the MA winners weren't immediately available. Russ Lopez, deputy director of corporate communications, said Wednesday outside Ernie's Liquors in San Jose that the holder of the ticket has one year to claim the prize.

by | July 27, 2018 | 03:08

Earlier in an Oval Office photo op, Juncker said the US and European Union were "allies, not enemies", a rebuff of Trump's recent comments, in which he labeled the European Union a "foe ". The negotiations at the White House came as Mr Trump has provoked a series of trade disputes with global trading partners, including China , whom he accused of employing "vicious" tactics aimed at hurting American farmers.

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:17

On Thursday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tweeted , "No one dictates Turkey ". "No-one can give orders to Turkey and threaten our country", said spokesperson Hami Aksoy. Turkish authorities have accused Brunson of being involved with a failed military coup against Erdogan in 2016. Gulen denies the charges. Erdogan has in the past linked Brunson's fate with that of the US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.

by | July 26, 2018 | 04:31

The yen shrugged off the operations to continue to trade 0.5 percent higher at 110.84 against the dollar at 10:36 a.m. Tokyo. The report said discussions were preliminary and outcomes would be dependent on updated inflation forecasts from board members.

by | July 26, 2018 | 03:22

And when it comes to security, he says the Europeans are refusing to pay their share in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and instead live off the massive United States defense budget. Brussels has already retaliated against the steel and aluminum tariffs, imposing punitive duties on more than $3 billion of United States goods. President Trump "has promised that he had the back of every American farmer and rancher", Perdue said.

by | July 26, 2018 | 04:07

The iPhone XI Plus - AKA the Mac Daddy - will be the largest phone Apple has ever released, with a 6.5in OLED display, and it will be available in the following colors: Black , White , New Gold. This indicates that Apple could well be bringing back the same philosophy that led to the launch of the Apple iPhone 5C back in 2013. Pricing for the OLED models will be expectedly high, considering that the iPhone X is now priced at around Rs 90,000 in India.

by | July 26, 2018 | 03:19

The president was meeting at the White House later Wednesday with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and other European officials as their trade dispute threatens to spread to automobile production. But the foreign minister of Germany, Europe's biggest economy, said Tuesday that the continent "will not be threatened by President Trump". "You've got to treat everybody the same".

by | July 26, 2018 | 02:42

Facebook generated revenue of $13.23 billion during the quarter ending June 30, compared to $9.32 billion during the same quarter a year ago. However, ad sales seemed unaffected by the scandal, rising 42% in the quarter to $13bn (£9.9bn). Almost all social media services have received greater scrutiny since USA intelligence agencies in January 2017 revealed that organizations tied to the Russian government had seeded content on the platform to shake up the 2016 US presidential election.

by | July 26, 2018 | 01:19

It was a sharp turnaround for Chrysler , a company that had been near death when the US government stepped in to save it in March of 2009. "Unfortunately what we feared has come to pass", Fiat heir John Elkann said. The auto that turned it all around for Chrysler, he said, was the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Nonetheless, although he was castigated by Beppe Grillo of Italy's Five Star political movement for cutting jobs and closing factories, Marchionne was not indifferent to the plight ...

by | July 25, 2018 | 03:04

Another point must be made regarding supposed competitive devaluations by central bankers and policymakers: an institution need not attempt outright currency depreciation as an end in and of itself to manipulate a currency. Japan's Nikkei stumbled 1.4%, while Australian shares and South Korea's Kospi index fell 0.9% each. The yen benefitted the most, rising as much as 0.61% versus the greenback, closely followed by the Euro and the Kiwi.

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:49

The European tariffs, enacted as retaliation for Trump's taxes on steel and aluminum imports, forced the motorcycle company to make moves it had never considered before. The company also reported a 6.4 percent drop in USA motorcycle sales. Total sales for the three months to the start of July were 72,593, down 11.3% from a year ago.

by | July 25, 2018 | 01:18

Indeed, the plan magnified objections among many Republicans that the tariffs amount to taxes on American consumers. Trump has said current trade policy disadvantages US farmers and manufacturers, and supporters say USA tariffs slapped on billions of dollars of imports are a necessary step to negotiate better deals.

by | July 25, 2018 | 01:18

U.S. President Donald Trump declared Monday that he is "very happy" with the pace of ongoing negotiations with North Korea to end Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, rebuffing news accounts to the contrary. "North Korea has never once said , not once have they said that they're willing to unilaterally disarm and give up their nuclear weapons program".

by | July 25, 2018 | 01:31

The Pepperidge Farm brand Goldfish Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers that may have been contaminated were distributed nation-wide. The three companies have not revealed the name of their whey powder supplier. The crackers are sold nationwide. The recall from Campbell Company of Canada was triggered by one in the U.S. The USDA also announced Pinnacle Foods' recall of the Hungry Man TV dinner, Hungry Man Chipotle BBQ Sauced Boneless Chicken Wyngz with a best by date of September ...

by | July 25, 2018 | 01:22

Republican candidates in the upcoming congressional elections in November, however, have expressed deep concern about their states' farm economies. Soybean futures also rose as traders bet farm aid would improve demand, reducing a current surplus supply.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:45

The " new " Daily News will apparently focus on "crime, civil justice and public responsibility". The 9 a.m. meeting - which lasted all of one minute , sources said - did little to clear up who was being cut, outside of Rich and Managing Editor Kristen Lee .

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:57

Finally, Google's "other revenues" segment - which includes the Play Store, hardware sales and a variety of other consumer-focused products - grew again, up 37 percent year-over-year to $4.4 billion in revenue. A new privacy law enacted by the European Union in May led the company to revise user privacy disclosures and clamp down on how it shares data with advertising customers.

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:07

Suhani Mohan, founder, Saral Design, a manufacturer of low-priced sanitary pads as quoted in the ET report said , "We think in effect the overall price difference to the customer will be small". Mr. R. Muralidharan, senior director, Deloitte India, said he believed the reduction of GST from 12% to 5% would have actually helped the industry .

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:38

The memo notes the refund was essential for Tesla's survival and would be an investment in the company to ensure the long-term partnership between it and the suppliers. "I haven't heard of this being done before, and I've been following the industry for 20 years". The memo further noted that all Tesla suppliers are being asked to help the company reach profitability.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:14

No complaints of illnesses have been reported to date, the company said, and the recall is a precaution. The recall affects the Fast & Fancy Broccoli and Cheddar and the Country Chicken flavoured rice products. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections, the agency said.

by | July 23, 2018 | 02:19

Trump claimed Friday on Twitter that Fed rate hikes would put the U.S.at a competitive disadvantage to China and the European Union , which he accused of manipulating their currencies and abusing trade laws. dollar climb to its highest level in a year in July. A strong currency tends to make a country´s exports more expensive. Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng last week called those accusations "groundless" and said that the USA trade penalties contravene rules at the World ...

by | July 23, 2018 | 01:27

Certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products are being recalled because of the potential presence of Salmonella. Flowers Foods said they, too, issued their recall after a third-party whey powder manufacturer and supplier recalled the ingredient.

by | July 22, 2018 | 04:02

While Christmas in July has been a well-recognized concept, there is now a semi-official holiday to back it up - Amazon Prime Day. Amazon Prime's Singapore customers ordered "more items than ever before" during Prime Day - surpassing Cyber Monday, Black Friday and the launch of Prime Now in July 2017 when comparing the same 36-hour period, Amazon said.

by | July 22, 2018 | 05:28

He said , lithium-ion batteries, vacuum cleaners, food grinders, mixers, storage water heaters, hair dryers, hand dryers, paint, varnishes, water cooler, milk cooler, ice cream coolers, perfumes, toilet sprays and toilet preparation have been brought to 18 from 28 per cent slab.

by | July 22, 2018 | 04:14

CVS says it has a history of supporting LGBTQ rights, helping to develop a guide for pharmacy care for gay, lesbian and transgender customers. "CVS Health extends its honest apologies to Ms. She said she "froze" and tried to hold back her tears. The pharmacist refused to fill one of the subscriptions, Hall wrote. DeAngelis said the company did not appropriately respond to Hall's complaint because of an "unintentional oversight".

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:27

Gold , which is regarded as a hedge against inflation, extended its downtrend and sank to its lowest in a year on a buoyant dollar and falling oil prices. "He will undoubtedly acknowledge some downside risks associated with the administration's trade warmongering, but he will likely try to avoid sounding critical of the administration".

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:18

In June, Marchionne presented a five-year strategy for the company, which included a major investment push to produce more electrified cars. His credentials include running the profitable Jeep and Ram brands and he also built the company's presence in Asia.

by | July 21, 2018 | 06:23

Pompeo said "the scope and scale" of denuclearization "is agreed to" and "the North Koreans understand what that means", though he didn't elaborate and sidestepped a question on what the first step should be. On July 12, Haley's office sent evidence to the United Nations committee tasked with sanctions on Pyongyang that showed that North Korea breached United Nations sanctions by surpassing the annual cap for petroleum products, documents obtained by CBS News revealed .

by | July 21, 2018 | 05:15

Conservative International Trade Minister Liam Fox argued that the legislation will provide "stability and continuity" to companies until the United Kingdom can reach its own trade deals at the end of the 21-month transition period following Brexit , which will be enacted on March 29, 2019.

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:04

Those attempting to shop on the Amazon app were treated to an image of a dog-such as a yellow Lab-and text that read, "UH-OH Something went wrong on our end". It recently announced that the cost of Prime membership would go up, and the shopping day is a way to prove the value. Amazon's invented July shopping holiday, Prime Day , got off to a less than epic start.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:49

The United States has begun investigating whether uranium imports threaten national security, launching a process that could lead to more tariffs being imposed on imports from Russian Federation and Central Asian countries. Canada is the world's second-largest producer of uranium after Kazakhstan, with 23 per cent of global production in 2016, said Natural Resources Canada.