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Trump’s tariff tweet sends Daimler, BMW shares careening

German automotive stocks fell after President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 20 percent tariff on all European car imports, escalating his demand for concessions aimed at lowering the U.S. trade deficit. Read More

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight


• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 12:48 pm
The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. Now, the world is punching back. Read More
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Orlando International Airport to scan faces of U.S. citizens

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Florida’s busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates. Read More

Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

Taking aim at the sprawling federal bureaucracy, President Donald Trump’s administration released a detailed proposal to reorganize a number of federal agencies and merge the Education and Labor departments. The lates tin a long string of attempts to rein in the government, the plan met with instant skepticism and faced long odds in Congress. Read More
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Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 4:48 pm
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. Read More
 
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Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

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Facebook’s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when they’re looking for something to watch on their smartphones. Read More
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FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

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• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 12:59 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars. Read More
 
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AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

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• Updated on  June 21, 2018 at 9:26 am
AMC Theatres, the world’s largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass. Read More

Business owners find communication helps with young staffers

Rory Carlton is getting used to hearing younger staffers ask, “Why are we doing this?” He’s learned that staffers aren’t asking questions to be difficult or argumentative — they’re curious. Read More

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than once realized. Read More
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2 airlines ask Trump not to put migrant children on flights

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American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents. Read More
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Disney makes $71B counteroffer for Fox

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• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 11:49 am
Disney is offering more than $71 billion for Fox’s entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast’s nearly $66 billion offer. Read More
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PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

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The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Read More

Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Read More

Verizon and AT&T to end location data sales to brokers


• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 2:10 pm
Verizon and AT&T have pledged to stop providing information on phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. Read More
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Trump raises risk of economically harmful U.S.-Chinese trade war

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• Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 2:08 pm
The United States and China edged closer today to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world’s two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth. The collateral damage could be widespread. Read More

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