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Economy Woman returns ice cream tub to freezer after licking
Author: 0 Woman returns ice cream tub to freezer after licking

An unknown woman has gone viral after she was filmed licking an unsealed tub of ice cream then returning it to the supermarket freezer for another customer to buy . The Lufkin Police Department has been notified and is taking over the investigation . VIRAL BLUE BELL VIDEO INVESTIGATION: Our detectives are working to confirm the identity of the female suspect seen in a.

Economy Certain dog food may be linked to heart disease, FDA says
Author: 0 Certain dog food may be linked to heart disease, FDA says

The FDA said it received 31 reports of DCM involving dogs that were fed the Blue Buffalo brand, which was the sixth highest number of DCM-related deaths among the 16 brands under investigation. The top three brands which hit the list such as Acana, Zignature, and Taste of wild. A spokesman for Champion Petfoods said that they FDA had found "no causative scientific link between DCM and our products, ingredients, or grain-free diets as a whole".

Author: 0 Weed leader Canopy Growth ousts co-CEO Bruce Linton

Constellation Brands, Canopy's biggest shareholder, said last week that it was not pleased with the cannabis company's recent year-end results. John Bell, a director at Canopy Growth, has been appointed chairman. Azer, who issued a report on today's news, called the move "constructive", and said it reflected Constellation's "financial stewardship" of the Canadian cannabis company.

Economy Ontario to issue 50 new pot store licences, including 11 in region
Author: 0 Ontario to issue 50 new pot store licences, including 11 in region

It wants to approve a total of 50 privately operated stores in this round - 42 chosen by lottery and eight for stores on First Nations reserves. The government said it continues to "engage with First Nations interested in developing their own approaches to cannabis to identify how the government can best support efforts by these communities to promote public safety and legal access to cannabis".

Economy United States lawmakers ask Facebook to stop development of Libra cryptocurrency
Author: 0 United States lawmakers ask Facebook to stop development of Libra cryptocurrency

Just as unplanned dollarization-the dominance of US dollars-can cause crippling depreciation of local currencies, so could Libra-but faster. Since the Libra announcement on June 18, a litany of complaints have been put forth: Libra won't be a true cryptocurrency because it won't be decentralized; its plans to "bank the unbanked" are economically illiterate; and the ad-thirsty, privacy-sodomizing Facebook is a bad choice of company to front an emancipatory financial movement.

Economy Deployment of bad software causes Cloudflare outage, knocking down major websites
Author: 0 Deployment of bad software causes Cloudflare outage, knocking down major websites

In a series of tweets , Cloudflare Chief Executive Matthew Prince detailed that a "massive spike in global CPU usage" took down both the provider's primary and its backup systems. Prince adds that Cloudflare is "putting in place systems so never happens again". Mr Prince said that the process was related to Cloudflare's security firewall, which provides critical protections across the company's global network.

Economy Trump says he'll nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve
Author: 0 Trump says he'll nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Before joining the Fed Bank in St. Louis as research director in 2009, Waller was an economics professor at the University of Notre Dame. Shelton has said that if she was appointed to the board she would urge the Fed to lower interest rates to zero percent in two years, CNBC reported .

Economy Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question
Author: 0 Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question

He added that he had "asked the Department of Commerce and the Department of Justice to do whatever is necessary to bring this most vital of questions, and this very important case, to a successful conclusion". "We're happy about the development but want to make sure it is thorough and complete", said Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which also challenged the question.

Economy Huawei remains on Commerce Department's blacklist despite Trump's deal
Author: 0 Huawei remains on Commerce Department's blacklist despite Trump's deal

A glimmer of hope appeared when Donald Trump indicated after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan that he agreed to ease the restrictions. Tim Danks, Huawei's VP of risk management and partner relations, earlier explained that Huawei is still awaiting waiting for a clarification from the USA authorities, while a White House official also stated that the reversal of the ban only applies to general equipment and products that are widely available globally, and not sensitive ...

Economy Regulators set to cut Deutsche Bank slack
Author: 0 Regulators set to cut Deutsche Bank slack

The management board will also be affected. With their alleged departure, Sewing is likely to take over formal oversight of the investment bank at the management board level. "We will update all stakeholders if and when required", the bank said. But executives and investors hope the overhaul, however costly, will be radical enough to turn around the bank's fortunes after its shares fell to a record low last month.

Economy World shares mixed, Europe advances after fresh S&P 500 high
Author: 0 World shares mixed, Europe advances after fresh S&P 500 high

Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 advanced 0.3 percent to 6,667.80. The S&P 500 posted 41 new 52-week highs and 1 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 65 new highs and 55 new lows. Technology stocks and banks accounted for much of Monday's gains Monday as traders turned their backs on more defensive holdings. However, on the day, White House economic adviser Peter Navarro said to CNBC that U.S.

Economy California Gas Tax Increase and New Laws Go Into Effect in July
Author: 0 California Gas Tax Increase and New Laws Go Into Effect in July

The state doubled its gas tax to 38 cents per gallon, up from 19 cents per gallon - which had been the rate since 1990. "The great thing for Fresno is that your prices may not immediately go up by that 5.6 cents", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com .

Economy Weak sales contract India's June services' output
Author: 0 Weak sales contract India's June services' output

The market had been expecting the reading to remain at 51.0. "In the three months to June, manufacturing posted the weakest performance since the third quarter of 2018, although remained inside growth territory". A reading under 50 indicates a contraction in an industry that accounts for more than half of the nation's gross domestic product. Weak demand, along with fading optimism about future activity, led services firms to hire at the slowest pace in almost two years.

Economy Tesla stock surges after setting car-delivery record in Q2
Author: 0 Tesla stock surges after setting car-delivery record in Q2

In the first quarter it delivered a disappointing 63,000 cars as the company faced logistical problems transporting vehicles to customers outside the United States, and the company's share price is now 26pc below where it started the year. Investors are concerned the cheaper Model 3 is cannibalizing the company's more lucrative vehicles. Moving more metal won't solve all of Tesla's challenges.

Economy Man behind the Mustang, Lee Iacocca dies at 94
Author: 0 Man behind the Mustang, Lee Iacocca dies at 94

He later went on to become the President of the company. He will go down in history as being the driving force behind the original Ford Mustang , which turned out to be an huge commercial success despite the small budget available during the development phase.

Economy RBA Takes Rates To Record Low Of 1%
Author: 0 RBA Takes Rates To Record Low Of 1%

Dr Lowe said the rate cut - coupled with stronger infrastructure spending and job creation from the federal government - should mean lower unemployment and underemployment rates. A seasonally adjusted net 31 per cent of firms expect economic conditions to deteriorate during the coming months, compared to a net 28 per cent who were pessimistic in the prior quarter.

Economy Amazon Prime Day Concert: How to Watch Taylor Swift Perform
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Day Concert: How to Watch Taylor Swift Perform

We've got our fingers crossed that this will be India's best Amazon Prime Day yet as the retailer has really started to gather momentum there. The " You Need to Calm Down " singer will perform in the live music event presented by Amazon Music exclusively for Prime members.

Economy Christine Lagarde nominated as president of European Central Bank
Author: 0 Christine Lagarde nominated as president of European Central Bank

The French IMF director's name also came up in earlier combinations that fell through due to disagreements over who would lead the commission. As part of talks to decide on a slate of top jobs in the European Union, officials said member states made a decision to back Ms Lagards to succeed Mario Draghi , whose term ends on October 31, 2019.

Economy EU leaders propose German minister as first woman to top job
Author: 0 EU leaders propose German minister as first woman to top job

The summit also needs to agree on who leads the European Council, which represents member states in Brussels and defines the EU's broad political direction, the European Parliament president and the bloc's foreign affairs chief, as well as the head of the ECB.

Economy Letter to BS: Boeings 737 Max has suffered huge loss of reputation
Author: 0 Letter to BS: Boeings 737 Max has suffered huge loss of reputation

According to Mark Rabin, a former Boeing software engineer, most of the programmers were employed by third party software developers like HCL technologies and Cyient. "This includes 1,000 engineers we have hired in the United States". While the final code allegedly complied with their strict specifications, the efficiency of such work was below expectations, as subcontractors were pressured to avoid any major changes that could cause delay.

Economy AAA Predicting Record Travel For July 4 Holiday
Author: 0 AAA Predicting Record Travel For July 4 Holiday

The exact AAA traveler figure is 48.9 million, up 4.1% from a year ago. The report also found Boston is the seventh most popular destination for American travelers, based on AAA's advanced travel bookings. For those travelers planning an worldwide vacation, Europe is the destination of choice. What's driving this holiday's record numbers? Rome, London, Dublin and Paris are the most popular spots for global vacations this holiday, with Vancouver, Canada - a top departure port for Alaskan ...

Economy Japan to restrict exports to South Korea, citing less trust
Author: 0 Japan to restrict exports to South Korea, citing less trust

Behind its decision is South Korea's unilateral disbandment of a foundation to support former so-called comfort women that was established under the Japan-South Korea accord of 2015, as well as the South Korean Navy's radar lock-on of a Maritime Self-Defense Force aircraft.

Economy OPEC extends oil production cuts amid weaker demand outlook
Author: 0 OPEC extends oil production cuts amid weaker demand outlook

Journalists interview oil ministers on the sidelines of the 176th meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries conference on Monday in Vienna, Austria. Iran advocates keeping the agreement for six or nine months, but the oil minister said that OPEC members need to discuss the matter together first, instead of " two people [deciding] outside OPEC " before their approval.

Economy Jony Ive found Tim Cook's disinterest in design
Author: 0 Jony Ive found Tim Cook's disinterest in design "dispiriting"

Sir Ive will go on to run his own design company LoveFrom, which will still have Apple as a client. While strongly worded, the email does not clarify exactly what about the story Cook believes to be absurd, out of touch with reality, or distorted-a strategy which casts doubt on the report while making it hard to productively assess the rebuttal.

Economy Electric cars: New vehicles to emit noise to aid safety
Author: 0 Electric cars: New vehicles to emit noise to aid safety

The EU legislation says that the sound, produced by an acoustic vehicle alert system (AVAS), should be similar to that of a traditional combustion engine. " This new requirement will give pedestrians added confidence when crossing the road ", said the UK's Roads Minister, Michael Ellis. The noise, which isn't prescribed to be any particular sound, must rise and fall in pitch to signal whether the vehicle is accelerating or decelerating.

Economy Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce

Asia Pacific markets jumped Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to stop tariff slapping exercise and focus more on trade talks. Huawei suppliers Intel Corp ( INTC.O ) rose 0.7%, while Micron Technology Inc ( MU.O ) surged 5.2%. The rapprochement between Washington and Beijing lifted global financial markets and dipped the safe-haven demand for the yellow metal.

Economy Amazon Prime: 20 Lessons in Just Laziness and Waste
Author: 0 Amazon Prime: 20 Lessons in Just Laziness and Waste

Global market intelligence firm Numerator projects the percentage of US households purchasing something on Amazon Prime Day will increase to between 20% and 22% (versus 16% in 2018 and 9% in 2016). Love books? With Audible it's easy to tune into Audiobooks wherever you are. The deals aren't live yet, but per Target , expect savings on "home, apparel, toys and more, including national brands and those that you can only find at Target".

Economy Donald Trump Resurrects Lie That China Is Paying His Tariffs
Author: 0 Donald Trump Resurrects Lie That China Is Paying His Tariffs

Based on what Kudlow told the press, Huawei will remain on the US Entity List, where it was placed on the grounds of "national security" in May. The National Security Council has been examining ways of narrowing the restrictions on Huawei so they focus on sales of USA technology used in "chokepoints", where Huawei technology could control wireless networks, people familiar with the discussions said.

Economy OPEC Set for 9-Month Oil Cut Extension
Author: 0 OPEC Set for 9-Month Oil Cut Extension

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the deal would be extended in its current form and with the same volumes. On July 1 and 2, OPEC plus, an organization that includes the OPEC countries along with other oil producing nations, will meet in Vienna to discuss the deal.

Economy Trump says U.S. continues to pursue one-China policy
Author: 0 Trump says U.S. continues to pursue one-China policy

Either those reasons were fabricated so the US could pressure China into coming back to the table for more trade talks, or they were real, and now those concerns are largely being waved away now that Trump and Jinping are planning to reach a new agreement.

Economy Target's Deal Days To Go Head-To-Head With Amazon's Prime Day
Author: 0 Target's Deal Days To Go Head-To-Head With Amazon's Prime Day

We received your questions. Sellers had to have their Prime Day inventory shipped to fulfillment centers by Amazon's deadline of June 27 this year, but even that may not be enough time. This includes a 43-inch Toshiba 1080p FireTV Edition for just $179.99 Dollars (regular price $299 USD). From fur throw blankets to stylish lamps, home decor and home appliances, there should be a wide array of home goods deals if you're quick to the draw.