India just hit the United States with more tariffs

The tariffs on several US products will go into effect on June 16, India’s Finance Ministry said in a statement Saturday. The goods targeted include American apples — which will be hit with a 70% tariff — as well as almonds, lentils and several chemical products. India first announced plans to impose new tariffs a year ago in retaliation More...

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London stabbings: Two teenagers die minutes apart during violent night

Police said 14 people were arrested over the three incidents, two of which saw a pair of teenagers lose their lives just 12 minutes apart. “I am sickened to hear that two young lives have been ended within More...

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Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill

Protesters began to gather in the city’s Victoria Park just after midday Sunday, donning black and wearing white ribbons on their chests. Many carried bunches of white flowers to honor a man who died after More...

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Climate change: What would life be like in a zero-carbon country?

But the goal is extremely ambitious — the roadblocks massive. Net zero means the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere is no more than the amount taken out. By setting the target, the government More...

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London Metal Exchange has banned traders from drinking

The exchange says the move will help to “ensure fit and proper” behavior by its employees. It comes after the group published a code of conduct in April, which sought to clamp down on harassment and More...

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600 companies including Walmart, Costco and Target warn Trump on tariffs

More than 600 companies and industry trade associations — including Walmart, Costco, Target, Gap, Levi Strauss and Foot Locker — wrote to the White House urging Trump to remove levies on China and end the More...

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Why Nintendo, Google and others may move manufacturing out of China

Nintendo (NTDOF) and Google (GOOGL) are reportedly seeking alternative locations to make some of their products. Google, which already has a significant presence in Taiwan, now plans to shift some manufacturing More...

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Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague

In a video circulating on social media, MP Fatuma Gedi said she was walking out of the Parliament in Nairobi Thursday morning, when she met Kassim, who she says confronted her over why she did not allocate money More...

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Switzerland women’s strike: ‘Inequality is non-negotiable’

The umbrella movement — which encompasses women from trade unions, feminist groups and women’s rights organizations — argues that one of the world’s richest nations has given half of its population More...

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Le Mans: Transgender driver Charlie Martin chases 24-hour road race dream

One day he wanted to race at the iconic French cathedral of motorsport — home to the world’s oldest endurance race that takes place again this weekend — instead of watching rain-soaked from More...

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