Trump auto tariff threats may hit US consumers’ pockets – Fox Business

Trump renews auto tariff threat after GM’s layoff announcement American International Automobile Dealers Association CEO Cody Lusk and Wall Street Journal automotive reporter Tim Higgins on how President Trump is threatening to impose tariffs on imported cars after General Motors announced job cuts and plant closures. U.S. consumers may be getting ready to pay a…

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Robots in the field: farms embracing autonomous technology – ABC News

Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-acre farm in England’s Hampshire countryside. Methodically inspecting Butler’s winter wheat crop for weeds and pests, the laborer doesn’t complain or even break a sweat. That’s because it’s a…

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Why Aren’t Millennials Spending? They’re Poorer Than Previous Generations, Fed Says – NPR

Shoppers walk past a Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store on Black Friday at Dolphin Mall, last week, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption toggle caption Lynne Sladky/AP Shoppers walk past a Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store on Black Friday at Dolphin Mall, last week, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP Since millennials first started entering the workforce,…

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President Trump Bashes the Fed. This Is How the Fed Chief Responds. – The Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve leaders for the past quarter-century have made decisions about interest rates without being pressured by the president. President Trump has broken that streak, calling the central bank “crazy” for raising rates and more than once saying the Fed is damaging the economy. That has prompted Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to update playbook rules…

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UK judge hands JAL pilot 10-month prison sentence over heavy drinking before London-Tokyo flight – The Japan Times

LONDON/TOKYO – A U.K. court sentenced a Japan Airlines co-pilot to 10 months in prison Thursday over heavy drinking before flight duty in October. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, has admitted to the charge of drinking at a level that greatly exceeded the country’s legal limit for on-duty aviation personnel. In handing down the ruling, Judge Phillip…

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AT&T will offer three different tiers for its streaming service – The Verge

AT&T’s upcoming streaming service will offer three different subscription tiers when it launches in late 2019. The first tier will offer films from WarnerMedia’s catalogue, while the second tier will offer WarnerMedia TV series and “blockbuster movies,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The third tier, and seemingly the most expensive, will combine films from that…

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