Canada hit back at steep USA tariffs on aluminium and steel on Thursday, announcing retaliatory duties on up to CAN16.6 billion in American imports. Morneau said the United States tariffs had also weakened the prospects for successful negotiations to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The White House announced plans this week to restrict Chinese investment in the United States and purchases of high-tech goods. A foreign ministry spokeswoman complained the US decision to renew a threat to raise duties on a $50 billion list of Chinese goods conflicts with an agreement in mid-May aimed at settling that dispute.
Last year, Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary at the time, appeared to violate the rule by tweeting about a jobs report 22 minutes after it was released, before the one-hour limit had expired. White House officials brush aside most criticism because Trump often decides what information will be disclosed before consulting with advisers. With its power to move the markets, the jobs report is a closely held secret before it is released.
Project Maven is an artificial intelligence program created to use data captured by government drones to identify and track objects viewed on surveillance footage. A Google representative declined to comment on the report . Staff Sergeant Johnny "Joey" Jones (Ret.) on how workers from Google are protesting the company's involvement with the Pentagon's drone program.
Derry businesses and customers have been affected today by the Visa payment system having crashed throughout Ireland and across Europe. Alex Neill, Which? managing director of home products and services, said: "Clearly this issue will be a huge inconvenience to customers and it must be resolved urgently".
The airline leveraged its position as one of Airbus' top customers for the A350-900 widebody - it has 21 in its fleet now, with another 46 on order - to request a special version of the aircraft that will make the extra-long flight possible.