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Trump responded to the provocations with provocative rhetoric, belittling Kim as "Little Rocket Man" and threatening "fire and fury". New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez , who was on the same show, said , "I love my friend Lindsey Graham, but I think we need a chance at peace".
  • Buffett, Dimon and Bezos have a CEO for their health care venture

    Buffett, Dimon and Bezos have a CEO for their health care venture

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    Investor Warren Buffett gestures on stage during a conversation with CNBC's Becky Quick , at a national conference sponsored by the Purpose Built Communities group that Buffett supports, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Oct. After several controversial statements about bitcoin , the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon again tells people to "beware" when trading in the cryptocurrency.
  • Google Renounces AI for Weapons, But Will Still Sell to Military

    Google Renounces AI for Weapons, But Will Still Sell to Military

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    But the potential of AI systems to pinpoint drone strikes better than military specialists or identify dissidents from mass collection of online communications has sparked concerns among academic ethicists and Google employees. In addition to these ethical guidelines , Google published a starter's guide for making responsible AI, including testing for bias and understanding the limitations of the data used to train the algorithm.
  • Salad Cream name change - Twitter reacts to ‘Sandwich Cream’

    Salad Cream name change - Twitter reacts to ‘Sandwich Cream’

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    Heinz has shaken the culinary world to its core - and sparked talk of a boycott - by revealing it is considering changing the name of Salad Cream. "A spokesman for Heinz instructed commerce journal The Grocer the identify now not 'pretty represents the product's substances or utilization events".
  • NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Model X crash

    NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Model X crash

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    On Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board revealed new information about the fatal accident from March involving a Tesla Model X and its semi-autonomous Autopilot feature. That left the vehicle in a so-called "gore area", a triangular region of pavement between highway lanes and an exit ramp. A Tesla website says its vehicles have "full self-driving hardware".
  • France Warns Trump That It Will Not Sign a G-7 Statement

    France Warns Trump That It Will Not Sign a G-7 Statement

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    The G7 groups Canada , the United States, Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany. But the White House has signaled no change in plans. "I have no doubt that the United States and Canada will remain firm friends and allies whatever short-term disagreements may occur", Kudlow said.
  • Posts $400M Q1 loss, revenue totals $3.09B

    Posts $400M Q1 loss, revenue totals $3.09B

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    She said the 13 new Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands, that banner's first foray outside of Canada, had not met internal targets. Helena Foulkes , Hudson's Bay CEO since February 19, said as the company is "dedicated to evolving our experience and merchandise assortment to best meet customer expectations and shopping preferences, we will take advantage of having a smaller footprint to rethink the model and focus on our digital opportunities".
  • Chinese firm ZTE reaches preliminary agreement with U.S. to restore business

    Chinese firm ZTE reaches preliminary agreement with U.S. to restore business

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    Moreover, the U.S. Commerce Department is expected to count the $361 million ZTE paid previous year as part of a settlement agreement, which will allow the government to claim no less than $1.7 billion in penalties. The U.S. also needs China's help negotiating the denuclearization of North Korea ahead of a June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
  • Mexico imposes tariffs on USA pork exports

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    Kudlow said President Trump's preference now, "is to actually negotiate with Mexico and Canada separately". In April, Canada tried to address what Trump said were concerns about Chinese steel and aluminum being dumped into Canada and then being shipped into the United States.
  • Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against United States products

    Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against United States products

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the plan last week just hours after U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirmed the U.S. he hates large treaties". On Friday, Trump said he might prefer to end NAFTA in favor of separate bilateral agreements with the two USA neighbors. Trump initially threatened to pull out of the three-nation pact.
  • MyHeritage DNA testing service says breach affected 92M users' data

    MyHeritage DNA testing service says breach affected 92M users' data

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    Other types of sensitive data, such as family trees and DNA information, are stored on a segregated system that includes added layers of security not present on those storing the email addresses, according to the company. "When you put DNA and privacy together in a sentence, understandably and correctly, it makes people nervous", said Laura Hercher, a professor at Sarah Lawrence College who teaches about genetics and ethics.
  • Qatar Airways Chief Ignites Twitter with Sexist Row

    Qatar Airways Chief Ignites Twitter with Sexist Row

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    The boss of Qatar Airways has been caught up in an ugly gaffe, after saying his company needed to be led by a man "because it is a very challenging position". Al Baker added that "it will be my pleasure to have a CEO candidate I could develop to become CEO after me". In contrast, he had said the average age of Qatar Airways cabin crews was 26 in comments criticised as both sexist and ageist.
  • Amid growing spat with Facebook, Apple increases privacy controls

    Amid growing spat with Facebook, Apple increases privacy controls

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    Read on for answers to all those questions and more from WWDC 2018 . As the tech industry and in particular, Facebook and to an extent Google , deal with data privacy breaches, Apple took extra steps on Monday at its developer conference to ensure its users' data privacy and well-being are among the company's highest priorities.
  • Local coffee drinkers react to Starbucks diversity training

    Local coffee drinkers react to Starbucks diversity training

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    The curriculum used in the sessions was developed with input from the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Perception Institute and other social advocacy organizations. and around the world. Schultz said the woman "wanted us to understand the imprinting of that experience on her life", and that the group was so moved during the conversation that they paused for a short break.
  • Gold Price Rises as Italy Turmoil Rocks Financial Markets, Investors

    Gold Price Rises as Italy Turmoil Rocks Financial Markets, Investors

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    Investors dumped Italian stocks and bonds as a result. US crude futures CLc1 fell 0.3 percent to $68 a barrel after gaining 2.2 percent on Wednesday when Russia's central bank expressed caution on plans to boost oil supply.Prices had fallen to a six-week low of $65.80 a barrel on Tuesday amid concerns that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation might increase their output.
  • Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz steps down - is a White House run next?

    Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz steps down - is a White House run next?

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    Howard Schultz announced he is stepping down from Starbucks, where he is executive chairman, effective June 26. Mr. Schultz, who grew up in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn, said watching his father, a World War II veteran who became a truck driver and later a taxi driver, struggle to make enough money to pay for basics had led him to offer complete health benefits for full- and part-time employees and their domestic partners, a first for such a chain.
  • It's official! Apple announces iOS 12 with performance updates

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    For heavy users, iOS 12 will provide weekly activity reports for how a user spends their time on their iPhone and iPad - including how often you pick up your device and which apps consume most of your time. It may be too soon for any big changes, but Apple could preview the Siri improvements it hopes to make. Apple wants you to see the Photos app as more than a dumb gallery and something approaching a service along the likes of Google Photos .
  • China warns United States no deal if tariffs go ahead

    China warns United States no deal if tariffs go ahead

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    Xinhua said China's attitude had been consistent and that it was willing to increase imports from all countries, including the United States. "The meetings focused on reducing the United States' trade deficit by facilitating the supply of agricultural and energy products to meet China's growing consumption needs, which will help support growth and employment in the United States", it said.
  • Google backs off from Pentagon project after uproar

    Google backs off from Pentagon project after uproar

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    The Pentagon contract, known as Project Maven , has sparked uproar internally at Google. The decision was announced by Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene at a meeting with employees Friday morning, it said. Google Cloud's chief scientist, Fei-Fei Li, had written in a September email that the company should do "good PR" on its work for the Defense Department, and make sure to keep the AI aspect of it secret, Gizmodo reported .
  • Economy and Income Tax Law Trigger Nation-wide Protests in Jordan

    Economy and Income Tax Law Trigger Nation-wide Protests in Jordan

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    Jordan's senate met Sunday for a special session after another night of protests across the country against IMF-backed austerity measures including a draft income tax law and price hikes . The protests widened on Saturday after Mulki refused to scrap a bill increasing personal and corporate taxes , saying it was up to parliament to decide.
  • Microsoft surpasses Google in market valuation

    Microsoft surpasses Google in market valuation

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    The Tame Apple Press points out that Microsoft still trails behind Apple's market valuation of $923 billion and Amazon's $782 billion market cap. In fact, Microsoft's cloud platform, Azure , has managed to hit the big competitor, the Amazon Web Service (AWS). Apple is flirting with a $1 trillion market capitalization .
  • New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

    New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

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    President Sergio Mattarella's veto of 81-year-old euroskeptic Paolo Savona as economy minister appeared to tip the country back toward repeat elections and triggered a dramatic speculative attack on Italian financial markets. The two enraged parties abandoned their joint bid for power, and on Monday, Mr Mattarella asked former International Monetary Fund economist Carlo Cottarelli to form a caretaker government created to take Italy to planned elections later this year.