Donald Trump Does Not Agree with the Fed’s Decision to Raise Interest Rates

Donald Trump Does Not Agree with the Fed’s Decision to Raise Interest Rates

President Donald Trump clearly stated his disapproval regarding the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates As the Fed decided to raise the interest rates, Donald Trump could not help but respond in disapproval, saying that he would rather do other...
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EU Fines Google $Billion in Android Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google $Billion in Android Antitrust Case

The decision could mark EU’s biggest antitrust fine and most severe reprove to Silicon Valley BRUSSELS – The EU aims to hit Google with an antitrust fine of not less than $5.06 billion today (July 18th), a decision that could...
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India Aims to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

India Aims to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastic by 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country will abolish all single-use plastic by as soon as 2022 The promise is among the most ambitious yet worldwide in the movement of trying to combat plastic pollution. Sixty nations around the...
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Pret a Manger staff receive £1,000 bonus at firm takeover

Pret a Manger staff receive £1,000 bonus at firm takeover

The sandwich and coffee chain Pret a Manger is being sold to JAB Holdings. The staff will receive £1,000 each once the sale is completed. The company Pret a Manger, which is under the private equity ownership of Bridgepoint, will...
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Scratch-and-sniff stamps are now a thing at the US Postal Service

Scratch-and-sniff stamps are now a thing at the US Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service has recently announced that they are introducing a new type of stamps that release a sweet summer-ish scent. The new collection is called “Frozen Treats” and features images of icy pops of various flavors. This image...
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The Amazon and Seattle tax battle – who’s gonna win?

The Amazon and Seattle tax battle – who’s gonna win?

New ‘head tax’ on large corporations is creating major controversies in Seattle. While the city council claims it will solve the homelessness issue, the mayor doesn’t share the same opinion, saying that this measure will ‘hurt workers’. A new ‘head...
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Kazakhstan is changing the alphabet – what’s the cost for this?

Kazakhstan is changing the alphabet – what’s the cost for this?

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country, decided to change its alphabet and go from Cyrillic script to the Latin-based style, which is adopted by most West countries. But what economic costs does such a change imply? The change was approved by...
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