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 2018-07-20 10:18 

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Trump threatens tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods coming to America...

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to place tariffs on all goods imported to the US from China in a major escalation of the burgeoning trade war between the two nations....

 2018-07-20 10:02 

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The 'world's biggest legal-pot dealer' talks about taking his company public and the future of weed...

Bruce Linton says he's the "world's biggest legal-weed dealer."...

 2018-07-20 09:58 

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Trump doubles down on meetings with despots — and it's rocking the US government to its core...

President Donald Trump is considering second meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, despite meager results and a furious backlash from the first time he met both men....

 2018-07-20 09:50 

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YouTube shuts down FamilyOFive channel over 'child endangerment' concerns...

YouTube has terminated the popular FamilyOFive channel, in which couple Michael and Heather Martin posted "prank" videos featuring their children, over child abuse concerns....

 2018-07-20 09:20 

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Paramount TV president fired over 'racially charged' comments she allegedly made in a conference call...

Amy Powell, the head of entertainment giant Paramount Pictures' TV division, has been fired over controversial comments she made in a meeting, which allegedly included "racially charged" language....

 2018-07-20 08:56 

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WhatsApp is dramatically cutting message forwarding after viral fake news led to lynchings...
 2018-07-20 08:39 

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Sir Vince Cable on saving the Lib Dems, staying fit and, why he missed a crucial Brexit vote...

LONDON On the walls of Sir Vince Cable's Westminster office are cartoons of him sketched by people throughout his long and colourful political career....

 2018-07-20 08:17 

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Videos show tourist boats struggling against waves on Missouri lake where 11 people died after capsizing...

Video footage shows the dangerous conditions on the Missouri lake where a tourist "duck boat" capsized in rough waves, killing at least 11 people....

 2018-07-20 07:36 

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The US economy still has 'ample capacity' to absorb higher interest rates before growth slows...

The prospect of higher US bond yields has been in focus this year as the Fed continues forward on its rate-hiking cycle....

 2018-07-20 07:25 

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Everything is fine and dandy in Chinese financial markets...

Everything is fine and dandy in China's economy....

 2018-07-20 07:18 

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Could a 'national unity government' be the solution to May's Brexit deadlock?...

LONDON It is difficult to see a way through the Brexit impasse that Theresa May currently faces. Torn between a soft Brexit that half of her MPs reject and a hard Brexit that the other half rejects, she has pursued a "third way," which the EU will...

 2018-07-20 07:11 

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Trump flags and hats made in China are reportedly being held up at customs as trade war heats up...

Trump-themed flags and hats made in China are reportedly being held up at US customs amid an intensifying trade war....

 2018-07-20 07:05 

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As hard as it tries, and despite mammoth bond-buying, Japan just can't get prices to increase...

Japan isn't having much luck generating any inflationary pressures, if that wasn't obvious already....

 2018-07-20 07:02 

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10 things in tech you need to know today...

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday....

 2018-07-20 06:53 

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This map shows the heartbreaking reality of women and children murdered in Australia...

Sherele Moody, a journalist who founded the Red Heart Campaign, a platform for domestic violence sufferers, has created a map that pinpoints more than 1,020 women and children murdered in Australia....

 2018-07-20 06:51 

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10 things you need to know in markets today...

Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Friday....

 2018-07-20 06:47 

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The 10 most important things in the world right now...

Hello! Here's what's happening on Friday....

 2018-07-20 06:45 

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How Justin Trudeau is helping Vince Cable transform the Liberal Democrats...

LONDON A former advisor to Justin Trudeau who also worked on Emmanuel Macron's election campaign is advising Sir Vince Cable on how to make the Liberal Democrats a party of government....

 2018-07-20 06:19 

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Intel just broke the Guinness World Record for the largest ever drone show -- and the footage is amazing...

Intel just broke the Guinness World Record for the largest ever drone show....

 2018-07-20 06:15 

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People are blowing up about Coles' decision to give away plastic toys at the cashier...

Coles is giving away mini plastic replicas of popular products at the cashier for customers to collect — but some people aren't happy about it....

 2018-07-20 06:08 

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New world order: Here's how corporations will try to adapt to rising global protectionism...

Increased trade barriers, combined with rapid technological change, means competition among global corporations will become even more cut-throat, Macquarie's global wealth management division says....

 2018-07-20 05:41 

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The Chinese could be outsmarting Trump in his midterm election strategy over trade...

Make America Great Again....

 2018-07-20 05:21 

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Philippines ordered a 71-year-old nun be deported and blacklisted after her political activism upset Duterte...

The Philippine immigration authority has ordered the deportation and blacklisting of an Australian nun who was investigated, under instruction from President Rodrigo Duterte, for her political activism....

 2018-07-20 05:08 

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The Thai soccer team cave rescue may also be a big political win for the country's military junta...

The cave rescue mission in Thailand saved 12 soccer players and their coach, but it may also go some way in saving something else: the reputation of Thailand's military junta....

 2018-07-20 03:37 

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A Penfolds lookalike is the first wine Australia has ever banned from being exported to China...

Wine Australia has suspended the wine export licence of Dalefold Wines for selling Penfolds lookalike wine in China....

 2018-07-20 03:09 

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NFL's controversial national anthem policy suddenly on hold after latest outrage over potential punishments...
 2018-07-20 03:00 

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Bluescope Steel just signed the largest solar power purchasing deal in Australia...

Bluescope Steel has signed a seven-year deal to draw power from a 500-panel solar farm, which will be constructed in regional New South Wales....

 2018-07-20 02:50 

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After a stunning interview, talk of whether Trump would fire his intelligence chief is reportedly circulating...

An interview with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats reportedly ruffled feathers in the White House, particularly after the US intelligence chief made remarks that appeared to undercut President Donald Trump's appearance at the Helsinki summi...

 2018-07-20 02:14 

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Macquarie Bank has discovered something odd in Australia's jobs data...

Australian employment growth soared in June, lifting by 50,900 in seasonally adjusted terms, the largest gain this year....

 2018-07-20 01:45 

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High tech materials company Calix surges on ASX debut...

The shares were running at 68 cents each, up from the IPO price of 52 cents which raised $8 million....

 2018-07-20 01:20 

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A retired judge just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents Michael Cohen labelled as privileged are not — and he's not challenging that decision in court...

The special master overseeing the document review in the federal criminal investigation of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents seized by the government and labelled as privileged by Cohen...

 2018-07-20 01:00 

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Shares in Afterpay rip higher for a second day after the fintech posts massive sales growth...

In early trade, they surged 18%. A short time ago, they up 11.75% to $15.12. Yesterday they closed 23.9% higher....

 2018-07-20 00:51 

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Why the risks to Australia's next inflation report may already be to the downside, in one chart...

Of all Australian data releases few, if any, are as important as consumer price inflation (CPI) when it comes to the outlook for official interest rate settings from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)....

 2018-07-20 00:42 

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Watch as massive tornadoes rip through the US state of Iowa and causing 'catastrophic damage'...

Multiple injuries were reported after several tornadoes ripped through multiple cities in Iowa on Thursday afternoon....

 2018-07-20 00:42 

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India threatens WhatsApp with legal action after hoaxes on the app led to lynchings...

25 men were arrested in India on Sunday, after a 2,000-person mob killed a 27-year-old man over baseless rumours that he was a child kidnapper....

 2018-07-20 00:36 

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Sales of this one Chinese export have been rocketing higher despite trade war fears...

Despite ongoing trade tensions with the US, total aluminum exports from China just rose to the highest level since December 2014....

 2018-07-20 00:36 

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Fintech Zip has hit cash flow break-even, its shares slip...

In a business update, digital retail finance and payments player says revenue for the fourth quarter was $13.2 million, up 136% on the same three months last year....

 2018-07-20 00:27 

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Culture Amp has scored $54 million in funding...

Employee engagement tech start-up Culture Amp has raised $US40 million ($54.4 million) in one of the biggest capital raises of the year for a local company, with the business aiming to hit $100 million in revenue by 2020....

 2018-07-20 00:25 

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Fortnite — a free video game — is a billion dollar money machine...

"Fortnite: Battle Royale," the free video game mode that took the world by storm last Fall, is a billion dollar business. That's according to a new report by SuperData, which estimates that the game has generated more than $US1 billion in reve...

 2018-07-20 00:01 

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Celebrated Wall Street stock picker Mark Mahaney offers his best tech investing advice: When a company name becomes a verb, it's time to buy...

Wall Street analyst Mark Mahaney, managing director at RBC Capital Markets, is widely known as one of the most accurate stock pickers on the Street....

 2018-07-19 23:49 

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The White House is looking to fill the skills gap in data-based jobs with a new training initiative...

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday afternoon to unveil a "Pledge to America's Workers," a multi-tiered effort to train and prepare workers at all stages of their careers for the increase in data-based jobs....

 2018-07-19 23:49 

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The Australian fintech getting rid of the mortgage brokers...

The platform, aimed cutting out the middleman and disrupting the $2 billion in fees paid to mortgage brokers each year, has more than 20 lenders bidding in real-time to get the business of prospective borrowers....

 2018-07-19 23:48 

Business Insider Australia

The unwind in the Chinese yuan's just getting started...

The Chinese yuan has been smoked over the past four months, both in onshore and offshore markets....

 2018-07-19 23:30 

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Tabcorp is paying $71 million to get out of its Sun Bets deal in the UK...

The company says Sun Bets will cease trading and Tabcorp will make a payment to News UK of 39.5 million ($A71 million) to end the agreement....

 2018-07-19 23:25 

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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia...

Good morning....

 2018-07-19 23:16 

Business Insider Australia

Trump says he'll be the 'worst enemy' Putin's ever had if their talks don't work out...

President Donald Trump distanced himself from allegations that he was cozying up to Russia and said if President Vladimir Putin crossed the line, he would Putin's "worst enemy."...

 2018-07-19 23:06 

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Spending in New South Wales is starting to fall...

After a weak start to the year, some promising signs are stating to emerge for Australia's retailer sector....

 2018-07-19 23:03 

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The 10 top performing super funds of 2018...

Hostplus, returning 12.5%, took the top spot for the best performing growth fund for the second year in a row....

 2018-07-19 22:54 

Business Insider Australia

Amazon reportedly had a 300-person conference call to deal with the Prime Day glitches...

Amazon's servers couldn't handle the flood of traffic from shoppers during Prime Day and the company cut off all international traffic and launched a backup landing page in an effort to fix the problem, according to internal documents obtained by ...

 2018-07-19 22:37 

Business Insider Australia

Within 24 hours, 2 of Trump's top intelligence officials hint that they have considered resigning...

Two of President Donald Trump's top intelligence officials hinted within 24 hours of each other that they have considered resigning from their positions....

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