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Sep 19 2018

China’s reaction to Trump’s tariffs could be ‘serious problem’ for Apple

Previously, Trump threatened to hit those goods with 25 percent tariffs immediately. "But, so far, China has been unwilling to change its practices", including theft an...

Sep 19 2018

U.S. spares Apple and Fitbit from new China tariffs

If China retaliates for the latest US duties, Trump threatened Monday to add a further $267 billion in Chinese imports to the target list. "What China does not unders...

Sep 18 2018

Coca-Cola to get into the cannabis business? ‘The space is evolving quickly’

The source added, "It's going to be more of the "recovery drink" category". As beverage makers including Molson Coors step into the marijuana market, Coca-Cola is think...

Sep 18 2018

China Reportedly Prepared to Respond to Tariffs with 'Firm Countermeasures'

But President Donald Trump last week ordered aides to move forward with tariffs on as much as US$ 200 billion in Chinese goods, and a 10 percent duty could be imposed as...

Sep 18 2018

"Saudi Arabia, UAE Turning OPEC Into A US Tool", Says Iran

Responding to a question from Congressman Eliot Engel, the Indian-American official said the Trump Administration has been talking to all its allies and partners and ...

Sep 17 2018

U.S. mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

In addition to its challenge to manufacturers, the FDA also announced it had fined around 130 retailers who were caught selling e-cigarettes to underage individuals and s...

Sep 17 2018

Pot-smoking Canadians to be barred from US

NORML staff today responded to reports that the US Customs and Border Protection Agency will enforce a federal policy denying entry into the United States any individ...

Sep 17 2018

FDA declares youth vaping an 'epidemic.' Here's what you should know

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network called Wednesday's actions a "necessary first step" but said officials could do much more. Gottlieb said e-cigarettes ...

Sep 17 2018

Bezos announces fund to help homeless families, pre-schools

The most notable involving more than $40 million to the local nonprofit FareStart - a hospitality training program and restaurant business that aims to combat homelessn...

Sep 16 2018

'Be ultra cautious': new strawberry alert issued after suspected copycat incident

The discovery comes after five other cases of needles being found in the fruit - including one on Sunday where a man was admitted to hospital after swallowing half a se...

Sep 16 2018

Australians told to chop strawberries as police investigate needles found in fruit

At least one person claims to have inadvertently swallowed one. Three more punnets were found contaminated with needles on Friday, according to ABC Australia . Fruit s...

Sep 16 2018

'If in doubt, throw them out': Needles in strawberries prompt warning

Customers with either Berry Obsession or Berry Licious strawberries sold in Queensland , New South Wales or Victoria could be included in the recall. "We are now at th...

Sep 16 2018

'Please be careful': NSW mum finds needles in strawberries

He says there is no link between the three most recent cases and the Wamuran farm that sparked an initial health warning after supplying contaminated berries to Queensla...

Sep 16 2018

Turkey: An Interest Rate Hike Stops the Bleeding

However, a diplomatic row with the United States and concerns about the president's influence on monetary policy have eroded investor confidence in Turkey in recent m...

Sep 15 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Waffle House activates ‘storm center’

If Waffle House is open and serving full meals, FEMA knows things are going well and the index is green. If the franchise is open but serving a limited menu, the index ...

Sep 15 2018

Australians warned to cut strawberries after sewing needles found in fruit

As a precaution, Queensland Health's chief health officer, Jeanette Young, advised people in the states of Queensland , Victoria , and NSW on September 12 to throw ...

Sep 15 2018

How FEMA uses Waffle Houses in disasters

They expected to close more as the hurricane approaches. How fully a Waffle House is able to operate is an important indicator of how well a community may be faring. " ...

Sep 15 2018

How the Waffle House is used to determine a hurricane's fury

It's called the Waffle House Index, or test, which uses the operating conditions of the resilient Southern restaurants as a barometer for how well an area will recover fr...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence prompts Waffle House to activate storm center

There is even a Waffle House Index that many, including FEMA, use to determine the severity of a storm. Warner said the restaurants along the Carolina coast impacted ...

Sep 15 2018

How the Waffle House is used to determine a hurricane’s fury

A green index means a Waffle House is open and offering a full menu. Opened and serving a limited menu, that's yellow. A closed Waffle House restaurant is seen on S...