Expedia CEO: Digital services taxes in Europe would end up costing our customers

Expedia's chief executive officer warns against European countries taxing tech services. France passes a 3% tax on big tech companies' digital revenues in July, defying the Trump administration. The UK is planning a similar tax. CEO Mark Okerstrom says the taxes could hurt the company's third-quarter reports. Expedia's chief executive officer warned against European countries taxing big tech companies' digital […]

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Gutfeld on Joe Biden's apology

Gutfeld on Joe Biden’s apology Unfortunately we live in a world where deliberate misinterpretation is weaponized. "Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression that I was praising those men who I successfully opposed time and again? Yes, I was. I regret it. And I’m sorry for any of the pain or misconception it may have […]

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AP Explains: Mideast tensions threaten key global oil route

This May 2018 image made available by Marine Traffic shows the MT Front Altair in Antwerp, Belgium. Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday June 13, 2019. International Tanker Management, which operates the MT Front Altair, said an explosion caused fire aboard but that the incident is still being investigated. (Patrick Vereecke/Marine Traffic […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates benefits from Mexico tariffs

President Donald Trump walks away after speaking to reporters before departing for a trip to Iowa, on the South Lawn of White House, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump is overstating the benefits of his threatened tariffs on automobiles and parts imported from Mexico while glossing over the likely harm to American consumers of […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts findings of Russia probe

In this May 30, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump is distorting the findings of the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration and a possible case against him "closed" based on remarks from a special counsel who did not make either statement. Continue Reading […]

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Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk. Some legal experts believe Bayer will have a tough time convincing appellate courts to throw […]

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Berkshire’s Charlie Munger Says Not Buying Google Was a Mistake

In this article Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s profits earned betting on Apple Inc. may atone for missing out on other technology giants, Vice Chairman Charlie Munger said. Munger said he gives himself a pass for not predicting Amazon.com Inc.’s ascent, since Jeff Bezos is a “miracle worker.” But he decreed that not buying shares of Google was a big mistake. “We […]

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AP PHOTOS: Designers turn plastic trash into treasures

In this picture taken on Friday, April 12, 2019, German designer Alexander Schul poses with his creation, ‘Sobstantial Chair’, made from sheets of recycled plastic, high impact polystyrene, and used yoghurt containers, at the Rossana Orlandi gallery in Milan, Italy. Schul won the ‘Design’ category of the “Plasic Prize” design competition organized by the Rossana Orlandi gallery. Scientists and environmental […]

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