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Business Microsoft leadership tries to quell employee backlash over ICE contract
Author: 0 Microsoft leadership tries to quell employee backlash over ICE contract

The letter also asks Microsoft to enact a policy that states it will not work with companies that violate global human rights laws, and references a January statement from Microsoft that proudly announces the contract. In addition, the company distanced its computer software and cloud services from ICE, which has been accused of taking hundreds of children away from their parents.

Business Not-so-sweet Dunkin Donuts sign
Author: 0 Not-so-sweet Dunkin Donuts sign

He said it was an old sign. It offered a free cup of coffee and a pastry to anyone who called and reported an employee's name. He told WBAL-TV that he put up a similar sign in the past and that customers had complained about it. I've never been to one that was staffed by anyone white. "I'm exhausted of going into Dunkin' Donuts and either A they don't understand me or B I don't understand them".

Business First paper straw factory in decades to open as United Kingdom bans plastic
Author: 0 First paper straw factory in decades to open as United Kingdom bans plastic

Various US cities have outlawed the use of plastic straws , while some companies have begun making changes to their containers as they plan for a future without them. "Most plastic straws are too lightweight to make it through the mechanical recycling sorter". " Plastic waste is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world, which is why protecting the marine environment is central to our agenda at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting", May added.

Author: 0 China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail after new tariffs threat

A Commerce Ministry statement criticized the US measures as "extreme pressure and blackmail". Trump previously ordered tariffs on $ 50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for Beijing's forced transfer of USA technology and for intellectual property theft.

Business Elon Musk: Tesla Is a Victim of Sabotage
Author: 0 Elon Musk: Tesla Is a Victim of Sabotage

This alleged act of sabotage follows the news that Tesla is to let go approximately nine per cent of its workforce, after Musk said it needs to "reduce costs and become profitable". Tesla's future long-term profitability hinges on ramping up Model 3 output, which is intended for mass production. In another email sent on Monday (18 June), Musk warned of more possible sabotage in the form of a factory fire.

Business Trump calls for US$200B more tariffs on China; US futures drop
Author: 0 Trump calls for US$200B more tariffs on China; US futures drop

President Trump has said trade wars are good and easy to win, and that America already lost the battle a long time ago. "The latest headlines from Trump are pushing investors to risk-off-mode", said Shintaro Ikeshima, chief manager of forex and financial products trading division at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp.

Business NTSB wants to learn more about Tesla battery fire
Author: 0 NTSB wants to learn more about Tesla battery fire

McCormack is married to director Michael Morris. Fortunately, a couple flagged her husband down and asked him to pull over and there were no injuries. Tesla maintains that it takes extraordinary measures to protect passengers from fires, which it says are at least 10 times less likely in a Tesla than in a gas-powered auto.

Business Trump threatens to slap China with $200 billion in new tariffs
Author: 0 Trump threatens to slap China with $200 billion in new tariffs

Later on Friday, China announced its own tariffs on American goods, including a wide range of seafood and agricultural products, many cars and trucks, petrochemicals and an array of medical equipment. These include major American exports to China such as soybeans, which brought in $14 billion in sales a year ago and are grown in states that supported Trump during the 2016 presidential election.

Business WH: Pres. Trump To Nominate Kathy Kraninger As Next CFPB Chief
Author: 0 WH: Pres. Trump To Nominate Kathy Kraninger As Next CFPB Chief

Mulvaney has steered the bureau in a more industry-friendly direction since he took over. The CFPB was established by President Obama following the 2008 financial crisis to assure that banks comply with consumer protection laws. J.W. Verret, an associate professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and financial regulation expert, said in an email that Kraninger was regarded in conservative Republican circles as very "smart", but he also pointed to her lack of consumer ...

Business Trump's Prepares China Trade War, $200 Billion in Tariffs
Author: 0 Trump's Prepares China Trade War, $200 Billion in Tariffs

However, this time, Trump is raising the stakes over the additional $100 billion he previously said he would consider, charging the U.S. Trade Representative to consider $200 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese goods, with yet another $200 billion possible if China refuses to relent.

Author: 0 Virgin Money agrees £1.7bn takeover by CYBG

CYBG Plc agreed to buy Virgin Money Holdings UK Plc for about 1.7 billion pounds (USD2.3 billion) in an all-stock transaction, creating a bank with about six million customers to challenge Britain's largest lenders. But the companies have admitted that, from their combined workforces of around 9,500 staff, up to 1,500 jobs are likely to go. Virgin Group is Virgin Money's biggest shareholder with a 34.8% stake in the business.

Business Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant
Author: 0 Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant

JD.com's USA -listed shares rose 2.5 per cent to $44.68 in morning trading on the Nasdaq. JD.com is second only to Alibaba in China's booming e-commerce market, offering a huge potential market for Google and its customers. Google is stepping up its investments across Asia, where a rapidly growing middle class and a lack of infrastructure in retail, finance and other areas have made it a battleground for US and Chinese internet giants.

Business Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Volkwagen emissions investigation
Author: 0 Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Volkwagen emissions investigation

A judge ordered that he be remanded into custody over fears he would attempt to suppress evidence. Stadler is the most senior executive yet to be detained in the dieselgate crisis, which started when the Volkswagen group admitted in 2015 to installing so-called "defeat devices" in some 11 million diesels worldwide that made them seem less polluting in lab tests than they actually were on the road.

Business Audi boss Rupert Stadler arrested in dieselgate investigation
Author: 0 Audi boss Rupert Stadler arrested in dieselgate investigation

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested in relation to the emissions cheating scandal. The arrest has been made in connection with Audi's parent company Volkswagen's role in emissionsgate (dieselgate). Around 11 million vehicles from Audi are allegedly fitted with the emission manipulation devices. On the open road, untested, the level of emissions would in practice be far higher - up to 40 times as bad as recorded under laboratory conditions.

Business McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in UK, Ireland
Author: 0 McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in UK, Ireland

Now, McDonald's, the world's largest fast-food chain, says it will begin transitioning away from plastic to paper straws in U.S., U.K., and Ireland restaurants later this year, with plans to move to France, Sweden, and Norway before stretching the shift further across the globe.

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