• Qualcomm wants to ban import and sale of iPhones in the US
Qualcomm wants to ban import and sale of iPhones in the US

The chipmaker also filed a complaint against Apple in the US District Court for Southern California seeking damages from the same patent infringement allegations. But he also said that Korean Fair Trade Commission's (FTC) penalty on Qualcomm was "unfair", that it doesn't suit the Korea-U.S. Qualcomm is the primary supplier of LTE modems; if a compa...

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  • US Trade Gap Narrows as Exports Rise to Highest in Two Years
US Trade Gap Narrows as Exports Rise to Highest in Two Years

The Atlanta Federal Reserve is forecasting GDP rising at a 3.0 percent rate in the second quarter. The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in May as a rebound in global growth boosted foreign demand for U.S. Exports to Germany rose 7.4 per cent. The Canadian trade account recorded a deficit of C$1.09bn for May following a revised C$0.55bn shortfall for...

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  • Futures point to mixed open on Wall Street; Fed minutes in focus
Futures point to mixed open on Wall Street; Fed minutes in focus

The yellow metal rose as high as $1,228.40 per ounce after USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson last night said the act represented "a new escalation of the threat" to the U.S. "On the interest rate front, we believe rising concerns that the slowdown in the inflation rate could be long-lasting will lead policymakers to forgo additional rate hikes...

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  • Laptop ban lifted for flights from Doha
Laptop ban lifted for flights from Doha

Qatar Airways Ltd. joined other major carriers in the Middle East in securing exemption from measures barring the use of laptops and other large electronic devices in the cabins of US -bound aircraft. IATA said the weaker growth was reflective of the laptop ban on US-bound flights and uncertainty over President Donald Trump's proposed travel bans.

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  • Dollar falls after weaker-than-expected US Private sector payrolls report
Dollar falls after weaker-than-expected US Private sector payrolls report

Economists forecast that the BLS nonfarm payrolls report would show an increase by 177,000 jobs, and no change in the unemployment rate , at 4.3%. ADP's report came out one day before the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its employment data for June.

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  • France wants to eliminate gas, diesel vehicle sales by 2040
France wants to eliminate gas, diesel vehicle sales by 2040

The added pressure on French automotive manufacturers was also taken into account by the Ecology Minister, but he added that there were now projects which "can fulfill that promise". Hulot called the Trump administration's stance on the issue a "brutal attitude" but indicated there were still American partners, like non-governmental organizations, ...

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  • Environnement / FLASH - France : fin des moteurs thermiques en 2040
Environnement / FLASH - France : fin des moteurs thermiques en 2040

Que contient ce plan? Les jours des moteurs diesel et essence sont comptés. Pour y parvenir, il propose la création d'une prime d'aide aux ménages modestes pour les encourager à s'offrir des véhicules propres, donc moins polluants. Pour cela, " nous allons renforcer le prix du carbone pour donner un prix à la pollution ". En effet, le minis...

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  • John Blackwell, who drummed for Prince D'Angelo & others, has died
John Blackwell, who drummed for Prince D'Angelo & others, has died

Blackwell played in both his high-school jazz and marching bands and started playing jazz clubs at the age of 13. A native of Columbia, S.C., Mr. Blackwell graduated from Berklee before beginning a career that included stints with Patti LaBelle's band, Timberlake, and more than a dozen years with Prince's The New Power Generation .

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  • Fuites au Bac : L'épreuve de français annulée
Fuites au Bac : L'épreuve de français annulée

Jusqu'à présent, l'Office du bac n'a pas donné les origines de la fuite ni précisé la date de reprise de l'épreuve. Pour le moment, nous apprenons que l'annulation de l'épreuve de français ne concerne pas les séries scientifiques. Hier, des informations faisaient déjà état de fuites dans les matières d'histoire et de géographie. Des fuites ont ...

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  • Virgin Australia plans Sydney, Brisbane flights to Hong Kong
Virgin Australia plans Sydney, Brisbane flights to Hong Kong

After current glide-only tests wrap up, powered tests will begin at a pace of one every three weeks, reaching higher altitudes until eventually climbing to the edge of space by November or December of this year. "We will never be able to build enough spaceships", he told Bloomberg on Wednesday. The company's Virgin Orbit arm is working on a two-s...

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  • Three-quarters of graduates will never pay off their student debt
Three-quarters of graduates will never pay off their student debt

This means the average student who borrows £45,000 ends up paying another £5,800 in interest. This would increase the cost to government in the long run, ' the study said. Gains for the taxpayer have been at the cost of students from the poorest homes, whom the government promised to protect when tuition fees rose from £3,000 to...

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  • Achal Kumar Joti to succeed Nasim Zaidi as Chief Election Commissioner
Achal Kumar Joti to succeed Nasim Zaidi as Chief Election Commissioner

He cited reports of the Law Commission on Electoral Reforms 2015, Second Administrative Reforms Commission 2007 and Committee on Electoral Reforms 1990, recommending a broad-based selection committee comprising CJI, PM and LoP for the goal.

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  • Coup de filet dans le Nord — Terrorisme
Coup de filet dans le Nord — Terrorisme

Selon l'agence AFP, l'homme interpellé est soupçonné d'entretenir des liens avec un groupe de motards belges radicalisés, les " Kamikazes Riders ". Le groupe, né en 2003 dans la banlieue bruxelloise, est soupçonné d'avoir un lien avec des attentats déjoués à Bruxelles fin 2015.

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  • Contre le sommet du G20, 10 000 manifestants réunis à Hambourg
Contre le sommet du G20, 10 000 manifestants réunis à Hambourg

La Chine et l'Allemagne doivent gérer correctement leurs différences, par le biais d'un dialogue d'égal à égal et d'une consultation amicale, et se fournir mutuellement "compréhension et soutien dans les questions concernant nos principaux intérêts communs et nos préoccupations majeures", a-t-il ajouté.

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  • RBI Places Order For Printing Rs 200 Notes
RBI Places Order For Printing Rs 200 Notes

Prior to the November 8 de-monetisation, there was around 1,650 crore bits of Rs 500 notes available for use, as per information from the State Bank of IndiaBSE - 0.53 % look into. Bewildering everyone, it is still unknown from where the 200 rupee note picture came from as it is now doing rounds on social media. The introduction of lower denominati...

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  • 345 emplois menacés à Grenoble — General Electric
345 emplois menacés à Grenoble — General Electric

Un site qui aurait " échoué à atteindre ses objectifs financiers notamment en raison d'une structure de coût excessivement élevée ", d'après le document de la direction relayé par Le Parisien . "Des réunions sont prévues le 7 juillet avec les organes représentatifs de la division Hydro France", a ajouté la direction qui ne fera "aucun commentaire"...

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  • Isolated Qatar plans to boost gas output by 30%
Isolated Qatar plans to boost gas output by 30%

He also described Doha's response as a "position that reflects a failure to realize the gravity of the situation". The ministers did not say what their next steps would be - that, they explained, would be announced after further consultations.

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  • Rudy Gobert en place une pour Gordon Hayward après son départ
Rudy Gobert en place une pour Gordon Hayward après son départ

Pour le plus grand bonheur d'Antoine Griezmann . Une chose est sûre, il aime la NBA . Le pivot français des Utah Jazz avait répondu de manière cinglante à un tweet du Madrilène souhaitant la venue de Gordon Hayward à Boston . Hayward a flambé tout au long de l'année avec des moyennes de 21,9 points et 5,4 rebonds par match. Antoine Griezm...

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  • Volvo passera au tout électrique en 2019
Volvo passera au tout électrique en 2019

La marque a décidé de proposer exclusivement des solutions (semi-) hybrides et électriques dès 2019 dans sa gamme. Au contraire, les produits Volvo munis d'un moteur fonctionnant à l'essence ou au diesel seront toujours en production dans deux ans, et ce jusqu'à la fin de leur cycle de vie normal.

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  • Levée de l'interdiction des appareils électroniques en cabine — Turkish Airlines
Levée de l'interdiction des appareils électroniques en cabine — Turkish Airlines

Après Etihad , Emirates reçoit un feu vert de fait pour la qualité de ses contrôles, les Etats-Unis autorisant à nouveau les ordinateurs en cabine à bord des vols de la compagnie du Golfe. Après Etihad le 2 juillet, c'est au tour d'Emirates et de Turkish Airlines de bénéficier de la levée d'interdiction. Il a ajouté qu'Emirates avait obtenu la le...

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  • Wreckage Of Air Force Helicopter, Which Went Missing In Arunachal, Found
Wreckage Of Air Force Helicopter, Which Went Missing In Arunachal, Found

Arunachal inspector-general of police (law & order) Nabin Payeng told PTI that "the team could not retrieve the bodies as the crash site is located in a deep gorge at the confluence of a waterfall and the Nyorch river". "In the sixth sortie to Naharlagun, for unknown reason, the crew did not take the last batch of nine civilians and took off from...

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  • Renaissance Technologies LLC Acquires 1774600 Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)
Renaissance Technologies LLC Acquires 1774600 Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

The restaurant operator reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.05. Intrust Bank NA purchased a new stake in shares of Yum China Holdings during the first quarter valued at approximately $201,000.

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  • Planned EU-China Investment Agreement May Lead to Free Trade Deal - Merkel
Planned EU-China Investment Agreement May Lead to Free Trade Deal - Merkel

VISITING Chinese President Xi Jinping met here on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying his country supports the European Union (EU) to be "united, stable, prosperous and open". NAN reports that Xi had a stop over in Russian Federation where he met with President Vladmir Putin on Monday where they discussed bilateral cooperation ...

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  • Airbus annonce une méga commande pour China Aviation Supplies
Airbus annonce une méga commande pour China Aviation Supplies

Cet accord, conclu à l'occasion d'une visite en Allemagne du président chinois, Xi Jinping, porte sur 100 avions de la famille A320 et 40 A350, a précisé Airbus. Les performances opérationnelles inégalées et le confort de l'A350 XWB constitueront un avantage concurrentiel pour les compagnies chinoises, et attireront un plus grand nombre de passag...

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  • Google Pixel 2 XL leaked concept hint at radical design overhauls
Google Pixel 2 XL leaked concept hint at radical design overhauls

If you have a supported device ( Pixel , Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X , Pixel C , Nexus 6 , Nexus 9 , or Nexus Player ), the best thing to do is wait for the over-the-air rollout to start and the update notification to hit your product.

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  • China General Services PMI expands at slowest rate
China General Services PMI expands at slowest rate

The survey found that new business growth fell to a nine-month low. Chris Williamson, Markit's chief business economist, said: "A slowing in services sector growth completes a triple-whammy of disappointing PMI survey readings". Analysts said that on past patterns this indicated overall GDP growth of 0.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2017, up...

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  • MH17 crash: Poroshenko believes in impartiality of Dutch justice
MH17 crash: Poroshenko believes in impartiality of Dutch justice

Malaysia has agreed that the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014 be done in the Netherlands . The investigation was also hampered by "a great deal of disinformation and attempts to discredit the investigation". Victims came from 17 countries, and included 38 Australians and 196 Dutc...

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  • CPM seeks all-party meet, BJP for President's rule
CPM seeks all-party meet, BJP for President's rule

Riot erupted in the area close to the Indo-Bangla border after a youth, Sourav Sarkar from Rudrapur, allegedly uploaded an inflammatory post on his Facebook account which went viral and hurt the sentiment of a minority community on Sunday leading to a clash.

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  • 'Run!' Family 'attacked' by monkeys at Fla. park
'Run!' Family 'attacked' by monkeys at Fla. park

That population has grown to roughly 200 monkeys. Oh, my God. Guys, the monkeys are attacking us. Ramsey said that her son could be heard laughing in the video , but she claims he wasn't aware of the potential danger the animals present.

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  • Thunderstorms and downpours could affect the Isle of Wight
Thunderstorms and downpours could affect the Isle of Wight

The views and opinions expressed by individuals in the comments section above do not represent those of Island Echo, it's employees or advertisers. The warning starts at 6am on Thursday (June 6) and last for 24 hours, until 6am on Friday morning (June 7).

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