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Coke says it's following the debate over the ingredient cannabidiol or CBD oil. Meanwhile, Coca-Cola is not the only drink manufacturer looking at taking advantage of the therapeutic components of marijuana while also keeping in touch with trends.
  • Ose $200 billion in tariffs on China from September 24th

    Ose $200 billion in tariffs on China from September 24th

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    Economists warn that the effects could grow noticeably larger if Trump follows through with his $200 billion round of Chinese tariffs, and particularly if he makes good on his threat earlier this month to subject almost all Chinese imports to tariffs.
  • Coca-Cola in talks with drug company to make cannabis drink

    Coca-Cola in talks with drug company to make cannabis drink

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    Molson Coors Brewing stated they were planning on making cannabis-infused drinks with Hydropothecary, while Corona-beer maker Constellation Brands invested $4 billion more into pot firm Canopy Growth. The world's largest spirits maker Diageo ( DGE.L ) is also reportedly in talks with at least three Canadian cannabis producers as it considers a possible investment.
  • Meredith Corp to sell Time media brand to Marc and Lynne Benioff

    Meredith Corp to sell Time media brand to Marc and Lynne Benioff

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    The Wall Street Journal reported that the iconic news magazine is being sold for $190 million to Benioff, one of four co-founders of Salesforce, a cloud computing pioneer. Through the deal with Benioff, Meredith will still provide "services such as consumer marketing, subscription fulfillment, paper purchasing and printing", according to the company.
  • Petrol crosses Rs 90-mark in 12 cities across Maharashtra, Pune next?

    Petrol crosses Rs 90-mark in 12 cities across Maharashtra, Pune next?

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    Petrol price has since risen by Rs 4.20 per litre and diesel by Rs 4.53 - the most in any one-month period since the daily revision in fuel prices was introduced in June a year ago. Oil prices in the country are tied to the cost of crude oil in global market. On 10 September, Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that both petrol and diesel prices will be reduced by Rs 2.
  • Carney warns of 'no-deal' Brexit house price crash: newspaper

    Carney warns of 'no-deal' Brexit house price crash: newspaper

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    This included a 33 per cent decline in house prices, relative to otherwise, over three years. However, the Bank of England governor's projections were dismissed last night as ludicrous. "Carney is a political central banker who is talking down the country and talking down Brexit in the hope that people accept a really bad Brexit deal - May's Chequers deal".
  • Needle found in WA strawberries punnet

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    A "metal object" reportedly discovered in a banana in Australia's Queensland state was placed there by someone with a mental health issue, in an incident unrelated to the strawberries recently found embedded with sewing needles , Australian media reported.
  • 4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

    4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

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    A storm surge of about 9.8 feet or above is expected at the city's waterfront Victoria Harbour, the observatory said , appealing on the public to avoid the shoreline. Typhoon Mangkhut is the strongest tropical storm of the season so far with winds as fast as 200 kilometres per hour, Mangkhut has reportedly killed at least 25 people in the Philippines as it continues it's path towards southern China.
  • Duke shuts down Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

    Duke shuts down Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Hurricane Florence

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    USA regulations require nuclear power plants to shut down if a storm is forecast to strike the plant with sustained winds of greater than 73 miles per hour, because of the potential loss of off-site power. According to the group, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has not released public information validating that the plant has been properly updated to protect against flooding.
  • JUST IN | Police Believe Copycat Needle Found In Strawberries In Queensland

    JUST IN | Police Believe Copycat Needle Found In Strawberries In Queensland

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    Woolworths has issued a recall of strawberries, asking customers to return strawberries purchased at stores across the country for a refund. Queensland's chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said strawberries would be back on shelves on Thursday and urged people to throw out any frozen fruit or fruit purchased in the past week.
  • Why FEMA watches the Waffle House menu during hurricanes

    Why FEMA watches the Waffle House menu during hurricanes

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    If you find a "closed sign" on a Waffle House, it's best to evacuate and don't forget your spouse. They also tweeted a cheeky message to the storm itself: "Kiss my grits!" It included a photo of a group of people in the " storm center " gathered around a conference table.
  • Volkswagen to stop producing Beetle next summer

    Volkswagen to stop producing Beetle next summer

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    The German company has also made plans to produce two special edition variants of the vehicle before it totally stops producing the Beetle next July. "The loss of the Beetle after three generations, over almost seven decades, will evoke a host of emotions from the Beetle's many devoted fans,"said Volkswagen US CEO Hinrich J.
  • BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle Could Help Keep Bikers Safe

    BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle Could Help Keep Bikers Safe

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    This BMW project is meant to help the company invent safety technology that will make motorcycling safer for riders of the future. The automaker's BMW Motorrad division has demonstrated an autonomous adventure bike that can ride around a race track and even park itself.
  • 'PREPARE TO DIE': Leftists' Heads Explode Over Trump Alert

    'PREPARE TO DIE': Leftists' Heads Explode Over Trump Alert

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    The U.S. government is preparing to conduct the first nationwide test of a feature created to help the president reach the public during emergencies by sending warnings relayed through the country's largest wireless network providers to mobile phones within range.
  • Oil slips from four-month highs on economic concerns

    Oil slips from four-month highs on economic concerns

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    U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $69.81 per barrel at 0047 GMT, up 56 cents, or 0.8 percent, from their last settlement. "They (South Koreans and Japanese refiners) need to find replacements for their drop in Iran imports and a fair amount of that is coming from the States".
  • Turkish central bank hikes interest rates to 24%

    Turkish central bank hikes interest rates to 24%

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    He earlier charged the bank with failing to control inflation and again aired his unorthodox view that low rates bring inflation down. "There could be extraordinary and must-do investments, that's another issue, but apart from this, we will start looking [at investments]", Erdoğan said.
  • Man Jailed For Posting Fake TripAdvisor Reviews

    Man Jailed For Posting Fake TripAdvisor Reviews

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    An online fraudster who sold fake TripAdvisor reviews to hospitality businesses has been jailed after a "landmark ruling". The US company revealed it had helped the prosecution by sharing evidence from its own investigations and providing support from its Italian legal counsel.
  • United States reached out to China for new trade talks, sources say

    United States reached out to China for new trade talks, sources say

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    About half of American firms are making less money, and a similar amount are reporting higher production costs, according to the survey. Trump threatened a third tranche of tariffs on another $267 billion of Chinese imports last week, which would mean levying duties on almost everything China exports to the U.S.
  • Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gives $2bn to help the homeless

    Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gives $2bn to help the homeless

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    More than two decades later, Amazon earns more than $177 billion annually, while Bezos has a personal net worth of more than $160 billion and various side projects, including the space tourism firm Blue Origin and ownership of the Washington Post .
  • Major U.S. trade groups link up in anti-tariff coalition

    Major U.S. trade groups link up in anti-tariff coalition

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    Christopher McNally, an adjunct senior fellow at the East-West Centre in Hawaii, said the Trump administration may seek a deal on the trade war before the elections, though he cautioned that the U.S. "I think most of us think it's better to talk than not to talk, and I think the Chinese government is willing to talk", Kudlow said. One of the highest-profile casualties of the trade war was USA chipmaker Qualcomm's ( QCOM ) $44 billion acquisition of Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI ...
  • 9/11 anniversary gives perspective to NAFTA impasse, Freeland says

    9/11 anniversary gives perspective to NAFTA impasse, Freeland says

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    As U.S. and Canadian trade officials worked last week toward a so-far elusive deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement , Joe Graves was concerned about the auto plant where he's worked for 30 years. Wiens declined to say what action the organization would take if an updated NAFTA deal gave the US a greater chunk of the Canadian market, but did not rule out campaigning against ratification of the agreement, or the Liberal government.
  • RNC Minerals gold strike in Western Australia sends stock soaring

    RNC Minerals gold strike in Western Australia sends stock soaring

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    The senior geologist on the job, Zaf Thanos, told Australia's ABC News that it's usually only possible to see gold through a magnifying glass in most mines. Never in my life have I ever seen anything like this. "But we bought it because there were a bunch of gold deposits sitting beneath it". Despite the discoveries, however, RNC Minerals still intends to sell the mine, which is typically used to generate nickel for the steel industry.