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Pay your age coming to Hurts Donuts on Monday

The voucher is redeemable in-stores until August 31, 2018. Chuck E. Cheese's is getting in on the " pay your age " deal after Thursday's Build-A-Bear fiasco. ...


Ryanair pilots in Ireland start first strike

On Twitter, Ryanair said: "We respect but regret the decision of 25% of our Irish pilots to go on strike, but believe that they should take up our offer of work...


Trump forces North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to boost defence spending

Mr Trump said he told counterparts on Wednesday that he was "extremely unhappy" with the lack of progress being made towards meeting the alliance target of sp...


Woolies, IGA, ALDI veggies recalled after listeria outbreak

The company's statement was circulated on social media and although there were serious concerns about food safety, many social media users wanted to know, "who ...


Trump brands Germany a "captive of Russian Federation", days before he meets Putin

Trump claimed victory after bitterly criticizing key allies, notably Germany, for failing to pay their way at one of the most fractious summits in Nato's 70-y...


U.S. fires next shot in China trade war

Trump said last week the United States may ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods - roughly the total amount of US imports...


TAIFEX launches first energy futures contract Brent Crude Oil Futures

The potential trade war between the United States and China comes amid a tight oil market. The country is one of the biggest oil and gas importers in the worl...


United Kingdom says marathon meeting bears Brexit trade plan

The plan involves close alignment with EU trading rules on industrial goods and agricultural products and leaves the door open to preferential migration rules ...


The unemployment rate in Canada rose to 6% in June

Analysts predicted a gain of 24,000 jobs and said the jobless rate would remain unchanged. Jobs in agriculture dropped 10.8 per cent to 21,400, while the prov...


Economy Adds 213,000 Jobs in June, Unemployment Edges Up to 4 Percent

The average hourly wage has increased by just 2.7 percent in the a year ago. The job growth shows the labour market shrugging off worries about a slowdown tri...


Another strong jobs report. Here's why unemployment jumped

With less than half of new job seekers finding work, the labour force increase boosted the unemployment rate to an eight-month high of 6 per cent. Employment ...


Negotiated settlement with China over trade war unlikely

He also acknowledged the multi-hundred billion dollar US trade deficit with China . China's commerce ministry said it was forced to retaliate , meaning ...


Oil mixed as United States crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly

Yet despite Riyadh voicing support for Trump, Saudi Arabia may find it tough to compensate for future losses from Iran and persistent supply disruptions from ...


Micron says has not received Chinese injunction on chip sales

UMC invests heavily in its intellectual property and aggressively pursues any company that infringes UMC's patents .' UMC filed patent infringement lawsuits a...


The rise in the USA unemployment rate isn’t bad news

For the fourth consecutive month, Montreal had a lower unemployment rate than Toronto in June. The US economy created a higher-than-expected 213,000 jobs last...


HNA chairman Wang Jian dies in accident

It removes a key figure from the top of a sprawling business empire that owns China-based Hainan Airlines, as well as stakes in Deutsche Bank and Hilton hotels ...


China comfortable with being interventionist on yuan than in 2015

Chinese currency and equity markets have been on edge ahead of Friday, when U.S. tariffs on US$34 billion (S$46.5 billion) worth of Chinese goods kick in. "The ...


Oil price jumps on supply issues

The White House later backtracked on the president's tweet, while Saudi Arabia did not confirm Trump's comments. Iran's OPEC governor, Hossein Kazempour Ard...


European Union possibly as bad as China on trade

By disrupting supply chains, eroding business confidence and heightening uncertainty, a trade war, they say , could "push the economy toward full-blown recessi...


Iran: Hey Trump, 'Please Stop' With Your 'Indecent Tweets' Upping Oil Prices

Founded in 1960, OPEC is a group of governments whose countries are significant oil producers. Together they regulate the supply of oil that reaches the market ...


China to implement countermeasures immediately after United States tariffs take effect

On Friday, U.S. tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports will take effect. Speaking at a weekly news conference, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Ga...


Lakers Make Questionable Moves After Landing LeBron

Reportedly , the Lakers weren't interested in Cousins. Once the scourge of the Western Conference, the Dallas Mavericks have missed the playoffs the last two ...


Canada seeks intensive NAFTA talks, even as Trump wants to wait

The federal Liberal government is determined to rekindle intensive talks on a new continental trade pact this summer - even though President Donald Trump says...


Canada Hits US With $12.6 Billion In Retaliatory Tariffs

Asked in an interview on Fox News "you can't do Nafta before the midterms", Trump responded, "I want to wait until after the election". Lopez Obrador tol...


OIL PRICE CRISIS: Prices PLUMMET as experts warn of imminent 'OIL SHOCK’

The White House later walked back the president's comments, saying the king said his country can raise oil production if needed. An agency report on Tuesd...