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Kroger threatens to ban Visa cards

Last Updated Jul 31, 2018 9:15 PM EDT Kroger, the biggest supermarket chain in the U.S., is threatening to bar the use of Visa cards in a dispute over the “swipe” fees it pays to handle customers’ credit and debit card transactions. In a shot across the financial giant’s bow, a California’ subsidiary of the…

Trump threatens US government shutdown over immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats refuse to back major changes to immigration laws his administration wants. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo…

Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets. “We’re down a tremendous amount,” Trump said in an interview about trade imbalances with China on CNBC…

Mining threatens new venomous snake species

A new species of venomous snake has been discovered in Queensland, but there are fears it may be threatened by bauxite mining in its natural habitat. The ‘Vermicella Parscauda’ snake is the newest member of the bandy-bandy family and was accidentally discovered by a team of scientists from the University of Queensland. However, scientists warn…

Huge iceberg threatens Greenland village

Image copyright Reuters A huge iceberg has drifted close to a village in western Greenland, prompting a partial evacuation in case it splits and the resulting wave swamps homes. The iceberg is looming over houses on a promontory in the Innaarsuit village but is grounded and did not move overnight, local media say. Local officials…

House GOP threatens key witness in FBI probes with contempt

House Republican leaders threatened to hold former FBI lawyer Lisa Page in contempt of Congress unless she agrees to testify by Friday morning about her role in the bureau’s probes into Hillary Clinton’s emails and President Trump’s suspected Russia ties. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman…

East Belfast UVF threatens ‘serious disorder’ against police

The UVF has threatened to orchestrate “serious disorder” in east Belfast on Wednesday night, according to police. PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd said he has received information that indicates that the terror organisation intends to “orchestrate and participate in serious disorder” in east Belfast on Wednesday evening. He said the disorder is to be…

Armed man threatens Immobile

Lazio and Italy striker Ciro Immobile was threatened by a man armed with a knife while on vacation with his family. According to the reports in Il Messaggero and Mediaset, Immobile was with his family and friends on the beach in Francavilla al Mare, close to Chieti. The man approached, had an argument with some…

Italy threatens to torpedo EU migration summit

Italy’s hardline new premier threatened Thursday to sink a crunch EU summit on migration that embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned could decide the bloc’s fate. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who heads Italy’s month-old populist and anti-immigration government, said he would block a joint statement from the meeting in Brussels if fellow leaders fail to…

Trump threatens 20% tariffs on European autos

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Migration ‘threatens border-free zone’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Italy has urged a shared EU response to the issue of migration The European zone of border-free travel could be in danger if no solution is found to the issue of migration, Italy’s prime minister has warned. At an informal meeting of 16 EU leaders in Brussels, Giuseppe Conte called…

Flake threatens Trump again on judicial nominees

“I do think that unless we can actually exercise something other than just approving the President’s executive calendar, his nominees, judges, that we have no reason to be there. So I think myself and a number of Senators, at least a few of us, will stand up and say let’s not move any more judges…

Trump Threatens Europe with a 20 Percent Tariff on Cars

President Donald Trump said Friday that if the European Union does not remove its tariffs on American-made cars, the U.S. will respond by imposing a 20 percent tariff. The Trump administration is investigating whether imported autos pose a threat to U.S. national security. The investigation is being conducted under the same provision of the law, known…

Trump threatens 20-per-cent tariff on EU car imports

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 per cent tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union-assembled cars, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports pose a national security threat. “If these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down…

Trump threatens 20 pct tariff on EU cars

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 20 per cent tariff on all European Union-assembled cars coming into the United States, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether car imports pose a national security threat. “If these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be…

Trump threatens Europe with 20 percent tariffs on auto imports, escalating trade showdown with U.S. allies

European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom adresses a news conference on the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium in Brussels on June 1. (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images) President Trump on Friday threatened to unilaterally impose a 20 percent tariff on all automobile imports from Europe, further breaking from Republicans in Congress and front-running an…

Trump Threatens to Impose 20% Tariff on European Cars

President Donald Trump said he plans to impose a 20 percent tariff on all cars imported from the European Union unless the trade bloc “soon” removes import duties and other barriers to U.S. goods, escalating global trade tensions. “Based on the Tariffs and Trade Barriers long placed on the U.S. and it great companies and…

Trump threatens additional tariffs on EU

Be smart: Europe exported six million cars in 2016 and 16% went to U.S., per CNBC. That same year, the United States exported $11.8 billion in cars to Europe, per the Observatory of Economic Complexity. German automakers represented 8% of U.S. car sales in 2017 with 1.35 million sold, per CNN, but only 494,000 of…

Trump threatens 20% tariff on all car imports from the EU

President Donald Trump tweeted another tariff threat Friday, this time targeting imported autos from the European Union. The president said on his feed that if the EU does not removed duties on U.S. cars, then the U.S. will have no choice but to act. Trump tweet The threat comes just two days after Commerce Secretary…

Italy Threatens to Thwart Landmark EU-Canada Free Trade Deal

Europe17:58 14.06.2018Get short URL The new Italian government’s opposition to the EU’s trade accord with Canada reflects its Eurosceptic nature and threatens to upend decades of consensus in the 28-nation bloc. Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio, a hardline member of the League party, has said that parliament would not ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement…

Trump threatens almost all imports from China as Beijing fires back

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China has underestimated President Donald Trump’s resolve to move forward with tariffs unless Beijing changes its “predatory” trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that diminished the chances of a negotiated settlement to a looming trade war between the world’s economic superpowers. The growing U.S. trade conflict…

Trump threatens China with $200bn tariffs

Image copyright AFP Image caption The new threat comes after Beijing vowed to retaliate against US tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect…

Man threatens to call ICE on people speaking Spanish at a restaurant in New York

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N Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit

Image copyright EPA Image caption The two leaders are due to meet in Singapore on 12 June North Korea has said it may pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if the US unilaterally insists it gives up nuclear weapons. The highly anticipated meeting between Mr Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un…

IS still threatens Europe, warns MI5 chief

Image copyright PA/Getty Images Image caption Andrew Parker, left, will warn so-called Islamic State still aspires to commit more atrocities in Europe, such as the lorry attack in Berlin in 2016 The head of MI5 is warning that so-called Islamic State aspires to commit “devastating” and “more complex” attacks in Europe after losing territory in…