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Chinese Government: More Soybeans Must be Grown

Chinese Government: More Soybeans Must be Grown

In April the order came down from above. The Chinese government told farmers across the country’s breadbasket region in the northeast that they had to grow more soybeans calling the order a political priority. However, in some areas... 
Solar Company Sued Second Time for Alleged Racist Clubhouse

Solar Company Sued Second Time for Alleged Racist Clubhouse

A solar company was sued for the second time for alleged racial harassment at its warehouse in California. A Caucasian male, Jason Flick, who worked at the Natomas warehouse, has joined Teshawn Solomon in making claims of racial harassment... 
Foxconn: Investigating Work Conditions at Factory in China

Foxconn: Investigating Work Conditions at Factory in China

Foxconn the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer announced on Sunday that it was investigating one of its plants in China where devices are made for Amazon.com, after a watchdog group in the U.S. criticized what it called harsh labor... 
Vegas Golden Knights Loss Saves Las Vegas Sportsbooks

Vegas Golden Knights Loss Saves Las Vegas Sportsbooks

On Thursday night, the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup ending the inaugural season for the franchise. With the loss by the Golden Knights that brought an end to their Cinderella season,... 
Jack Daniels Maker Worried About Trade War Impact

Jack Daniels Maker Worried About Trade War Impact

Jack Daniels maker Brown-Forman says that tariffs are beginning to make it hard for the company to plan for its future. The company posted strong revenue as well as growth for its full fiscal year through April and is expecting to... 
Fuego Volcano Eruption Kills Dozens in Guatemala

Fuego Volcano Eruption Kills Dozens in Guatemala

On Sunday, Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala killing dozens and leaving nearby resident covered in ash while they fled the billowing plumes. The Sunday eruption shot up thick clouds of gray smoke almost six miles into the air, while... 
Vermont Willing to Pay $10,000 for People to Move There

Vermont Willing to Pay $10,000 for People to Move There

Vermont is calling remote workers with a deal for them. The state just passed a new law that that pays workers to move there to work remotely. On Wednesday, the new legislation was signed into law by Governor Phil Scott. Eligible workers... 
DOJ Approves Merger of Bayer-Monsanto

DOJ Approves Merger of Bayer-Monsanto

Department of Justice antitrust regulators granted agribusiness behemoths Bayer and Monsanto the right to merge after both companies agreed to a spinoff of $9 billion in assets, which is the largest such liquidation of corporate assets... 
Gas Prices Surge for Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Surge for Memorial Day Weekend

Prices of gas have soared in the U.S. with some areas hit worse than others. The sharpest spikes in price have been in the Midwest. Over the last month, the average price for a gallon of gas in the state of Michigan has increased 32... 
Chargers Lose Hunter Henry for Season Due to ACL Tear

Chargers Lose Hunter Henry for Season Due to ACL Tear

The offense of the Los Angeles Chargers suffered a huge blow on Tuesday when Hunter Henry their tight end tore the ACL in his right knee during the team’s first day of organized training activities or OTAs. On Wednesday, Henry will... 
Former Uber Software Engineer Accuses Company of Degrading Conduct

Former Uber Software Engineer Accuses Company of Degrading Conduct

A former software engineer at Uber has filed a lawsuit in a California Superior Court accusing the ride-hailing company of retaliating against her because she reported sexual discrimination and harassment. The complaint was filed by... 
Cisco Posts Earnings That Beat But Stock Drops

Cisco Posts Earnings That Beat But Stock Drops

Cisco shares fell by over 4% in trading afterhours on Wednesday after reporting better than had been expected earnings for the fiscal third quarter that ended April 28. Cisco earnings reached 66 cents a share excluding special items... 
Gap Makes Apology to China for Shirt That Omitted Taiwan

Gap Makes Apology to China for Shirt That Omitted Taiwan

Gap made an apology for one of its shirts featuring a map of China that upset China’s internet users. One user on Weibo posted photos of a Gap t-shirt saying it was in a Canada Gap store and that the map design did not include Taiwan... 
President Trump Urging Automakers to Make Cars in U.S.

President Trump Urging Automakers to Make Cars in U.S.

On Friday, President Donald Trump pressured automakers in the U.S. to build more of their vehicles in the United States and launched another new attack on the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has been beneficial to automakers.... 
New York Yankees Have Another New Star in Gleyber Torres

New York Yankees Have Another New Star in Gleyber Torres

Neil Walker lost his starting second base job to Gleyber Torres but when asked his opinion of the 21-year old top prospect of the Yankees he was full of praise. Walker said that Torres’ poise was very rare after he and Yankees fans... 
Kraft Heinz Sees Profit Boost Thanks to Price and Tax Change

Kraft Heinz Sees Profit Boost Thanks to Price and Tax Change

Kraft Heinz Co. posted quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations as the maker of Tater Tots benefits from changes in the U.S. tax law and raised its prices to counter an increase in costs, sending its shares on Wednesday... 
Asda and Sainsbury’s Agree to Merger Deal in UK

Asda and Sainsbury’s Agree to Merger Deal in UK

Food retail in the UK is set to for a huge shake up as Walmart-owned Asda and J Sainsbury are planning to merge, which creates a new behemoth in the supermarket industry. The Asda and J Sainsbury deal is estimated to be worth £15... 
Antonio Callaway Agent Says Receiver Tested Positive for Marijuana

Antonio Callaway Agent Says Receiver Tested Positive for Marijuana

Antonio Callaway is considered by some evaluators of NFL personnel as talented as any other wide receiver in the NFL draft that starts on Thursday. However, the former Florida Gators wide receiver tested positive at the NFL combine... 
Report: Tencent Music Inching Toward IPO

Report: Tencent Music Inching Toward IPO

Tencent Music is the music distribution division of the social media behemoth Tencent, which is based in China, and could have an initial public offering late in 2018. Over the weekend, a report was published that said Tencent is expected... 
Sky Posts Strong Quarter Prior to Takeover Battle Heating Up

Sky Posts Strong Quarter Prior to Takeover Battle Heating Up

Pay-TV group Sky, which is at the center of a takeover battle pitting Fox, Comcast and Disney against one another, reported a strong fiscal third quarter Thursday, underlining its appeal to rival entertainment groups in the U.S. wanting... 
Ola Wants One Million Electric Vehicles in India

Ola Wants One Million Electric Vehicles in India

The largest ride-hailing business in India has very ambitious plans of putting one million electric vehicles on the polluted streets of the country. Ola, the biggest rival to Uber in India, announced on Monday that its first step would... 
MSC Cruise Ship Smashes into Dock in Honduras

MSC Cruise Ship Smashes into Dock in Honduras

An investigation is being carried out by MSC Cruises as to why one of its large cruise ships deviated from course and tore apart a dock it hit on Tuesday of this week in Honduras. MSC Armonia, which is currently on a weeks-long cruise... 
Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

A missile strike on a central Syria air base was the work of Israeli warplanes in the early morning hours of Monday and caused many casualties according to the Russian and Syrian governments, amidst concerns over renewed regional confrontations. Officials... 
Ups and Downs Warned About by CEO at Spotify Prior to IPO

Ups and Downs Warned About by CEO at Spotify Prior to IPO

Spotify the leader in streaming music appears to be readying itself for a potential bumpy ride on the stock market on its first trading day Tuesday, following a sell-off on Monday of tech stocks by Wall Street. In a letter released... 
Experts in Public Health Say Drink Coffee

Experts in Public Health Say Drink Coffee

A court ruling earlier this week in California said that a warning label for cancer should be required for coffee has left many in the scientific community quite puzzled. There is much research that shows coffee does not cause cancer,... 
Sources: Nissan and Renault Talking Merger

Sources: Nissan and Renault Talking Merger

Renault SA and Nissan Motor are holding talks to merge and create a new entity that trades one stock, said sources close to the matter. A new deal would end an existing alliance between the two automakers and make them into one, said... 
New England Patriots Player Duron Harmon Turned Away by Costa Rica

New England Patriots Player Duron Harmon Turned Away by Costa Rica

Duron Harmon, who plays safety for the New England Patriots, was not allowed to enter Costa Rica because he attempted to bring marijuana into the Central American country, said law enforcement officials in the country. Police at the... 
Nissan Slowing Output Following Drop in Demand in U.S.

Nissan Slowing Output Following Drop in Demand in U.S.

Nissan Motor Co. will slow production at several of its assembly plants in order to maintain the supply of vehicles on the dealers’ lots across the U.S. in check as weaker demand caught the carmaker off guard and bloated its supply. The... 
Billionaires Begin Seeing Openings to Enter German Soccer

Billionaires Begin Seeing Openings to Enter German Soccer

A little known rule that has stopped big money from German soccer is losing its support, while club owners are finding ways to get around it. Over the last few years billionaires have invested large sums of money into international... 
Adidas Releases Lower Forecast for Growth in Sales and Profit

Adidas Releases Lower Forecast for Growth in Sales and Profit

Sportswear maker Adidas has released its forecast for growth in sales and profit for 2018, but the numbers are less than those of 2017, as the Germany-based company posted sales for its fourth quarter that fell short of forecasts by... 
Walmart Expanding Grocery Deliveries to 800 Stores

Walmart Expanding Grocery Deliveries to 800 Stores

Walmart is expanding its online delivery services for groceries to over 800 stores. The expansion will be completed by the end of 2018. Competition continues to increase in the online grocery industry. The expansion opens the retailer... 
Torrey Smith Traded by Eagles to Panthers

Torrey Smith Traded by Eagles to Panthers

Philadelphia Eagles reached an agreement with the Carolina Panthers to trade Torrey Smith, their veteran wide out to the Panthers for Daryl Worley, a cornerback, said sources close to the deal. Smith, who is 29, last season had 36... 
Coca-Cola to Launch Alcoholic Drink

Coca-Cola to Launch Alcoholic Drink

Coca-Cola, the soft drink maker, has plans to make an alcoholic drinking marking the first-ever time in its 125 years of being in business that it would produce a drink that contains alcohol. The alcopop-type product will be released... 
Foot Locker Hurt by Year End Losses

Foot Locker Hurt by Year End Losses

Foot Locker shares sank on Friday in trading after the retailer of athletic footwear and apparel posted mixed results and announced that sales would continue to drag starting 2018, which in turned spooked analysts and investors. Sales... 
Kansas City Continues Changing Secondary With Trade of Marcus Peters

Kansas City Continues Changing Secondary With Trade of Marcus Peters

Not even a week has passed since the first rumors surfaced that Marcus Peters could be traded by the Kansas City Chiefs and on the Friday the organization agree to trade the two-time Pro Bowl cornerback to the Los Angeles Rams. Peters... 
AT&T Implementing 5G Service in a Dozen U.S. Cities in 2018

AT&T Implementing 5G Service in a Dozen U.S. Cities in 2018

The first deployment of the 5G mobile service for AT&T will come to areas of Atlanta, Dallas and Waco, Texas before the end of this year, with nine additional cities in the U.S. to be announced over the upcoming months. AT&T... 
Amazon Giving Back 5% on Purchases at Whole Foods by Prime Members

Amazon Giving Back 5% on Purchases at Whole Foods by Prime Members

With e-commerce giant Amazon expanding into the grocery business, its loyalty programs full of perks is following close behind. Members of Amazon Prime who uses the company’s Prime Rewards Visa card will now receive 5% back when... 
Software May Have Given Daimler Help in Passing Emissions Test

Software May Have Given Daimler Help in Passing Emissions Test

Investigators in the U.S. probing Daimler the maker of Mercedes Benz have found its cars were outfitted with software that might have helped them pass strict emissions tests for diesel engines, reported a German newspaper on Sunday.... 
Russia Blamed by UK for CyberAttack

Russia Blamed by UK for CyberAttack

On Thursday, Russia was blamed by the United Kingdom for a 2017 cyberattack. The British publicly pointed their finger at Moscow for the spreading of a virus that disrupted businesses across much of Europe including Reckitt Benckiser... 
Department of Insurance in California Opens Investigation of Aetna

Department of Insurance in California Opens Investigation of Aetna

California’s Department of Insurance has opened an investigation of insurance giant Aetna after a doctor, who was once employed by the company, admitted under oath that he never looked at the records of patients prior to deciding... 
San Antonio Spurs Lose Dejounte Murray to Severely Sprained Ankle

San Antonio Spurs Lose Dejounte Murray to Severely Sprained Ankle

Point guard Dejounte Murray of the San Antonio Spurs suffered a sprained ankle during Wednesday night’s game between the Spurs and Phoenix Suns. Murray sprained his ankle with the Spurs ahead by 27 points during the second quarter... 
CEO of Lululemon Resigns; Misconduct Cited

CEO of Lululemon Resigns; Misconduct Cited

Effective immediately Laurent Potdevin the CEO at Lululemon Athletica has resigned from the yoga wear maker said the company in a prepared statement on Monday. Lululemon said that Potdevin had fallen short of conduct and standards... 
Tesla Solar Power Products Will Be Sold at Home Depot

Tesla Solar Power Products Will Be Sold at Home Depot

In its effort to make solar power products much more visible to the mainstream customers, Tesla is going to set up a retail space of its own inside Home Depot locations across the United States in an effort to promote and sell its... 
Pork Demand in U.S. Strong, Trade Disputes Could Hurt Exports

Pork Demand in U.S. Strong, Trade Disputes Could Hurt Exports

Consumers across the U.S. are buying large amounts of inexpensive pork, but farmers in the U.S. have become worried that trade disputes with important export markets in Mexico, Canada and China could hurt a part of their business that... 
CEO at Volkswagen Shocked by Repulsive Fume Tests

CEO at Volkswagen Shocked by Repulsive Fume Tests

Volkswagen’s CEO said the reports the carmaker sponsored tests exposing humans and monkeys to toxic fumes had “stunned” him. This came just two years after the automaker suffered through a cheating scandal involving emissions.... 
DeMarcus Cousins Tears Achilles Tendon, Lost for the Season

DeMarcus Cousins Tears Achilles Tendon, Lost for the Season

The New Orleans Pelicans said DeMarcus Cousins the team’s All-Star center will undergo surgery for a torn left Achilles tendon. Cousins will miss the remainder of this NBA season added those sources. Late Friday an MRI confirmed... 
LG to Increase Prices of Washing Machines in United States

LG to Increase Prices of Washing Machines in United States

LG Electronics Inc. will increase its prices for most of the washing machines it sells in the United States, said the South Korea based company Wednesday, in response to the steep tariffs the White House administration placed on large... 
President Trump Approves Tariffs on Imported Washing Machines and Solar Panels

President Trump Approves Tariffs on Imported Washing Machines and Solar Panels

On Monday, in a pledge to defend businesses and workers in the U.S., President Donald Trump imposed new tariffs on imported large residential washing machines and components for solar panels. In a prepared statement, Robert Lightizer... 
OnePlus Phone Buyers May Have Suffered Credit Card Breach

OnePlus Phone Buyers May Have Suffered Credit Card Breach

For about 40,000 customers at OnePlus, things are not so good. The bad news is not related to the wait they may have before upgrading to OnePlus 6. It appears that the OnePlus website has been hacked, and that the hackers made off... 
Peugeot CEO Releases Ambitious Plan of Re-Entering U.S.

Peugeot CEO Releases Ambitious Plan of Re-Entering U.S.

Peugeot CEO Carlos Tavares announced Wednesday that the French carmaker would use the know-how of former engineers of Opel acquired from GM to develop new vehicles to re-enter the United States auto market. He added that Peugeot would...