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  • News out a few hours ago and reported by the BBC/others 13 Sept Not new news but through bleary silly-o'clock eyes I can't see that we've posted it so I'm highlighting now for info.

    Next round of Brexit talks delayed for a week

    News out a few hours ago and reported by the BBC/others 13 Sept Not new news but through bleary silly-o'clock eyes I can't see that we've posted it so I'm highlighting now for info.
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  • French teenager Odsonne Edouard was given a round of applause by his new Celtic team-mates after his scoring debut in the 4-1 Ladbrokes Premiership win at Hamilton, boss Brendan Rodgers revealed.With strikers Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele out injured the 19-year-old forward, who is on a season-long loan from Paris St Germain, was thrown straight in at the SuperSeal stadium and helped the Hoops to leapfrog Aberdeen by one point at the top of the table.Returning midfielder Stuart Armstrong opened the scoring in the 17th minute before attacker Scott Sinclair fired two in before the interval.Edouard added a fourth following a neat one-two with Patrick Roberts, back in a Celtic shirt in his second loan spell from Manchester City, to accentuate the gulf between the two teams although Accies substitute Alex Gogic, on for Dougie Imrie, headed in a consolation.Rodgers said: "The kid has left Paris, it has been training in Glasgow all week."He trained in floodlights on Tuesday at 11 o&..

    Odsonne Edouard gets round of applause from team-mates after scoring debut

    French teenager Odsonne Edouard was given a round of applause by his new Celtic team-mates after his scoring debut in the 4-1 Ladbrokes Premiership win at Hamilton, boss Brendan Rodgers revealed.With strikers Leigh Griffiths and Moussa Dembele out injured the 19-year-old forward, who is on a season-long loan from Paris St Germain, was thrown straight in at the SuperSeal stadium and helped the Hoops to leapfrog Aberdeen by one point at the top of the table.Returning midfielder Stuart Armstrong opened the scoring in the 17th minute before attacker Scott Sinclair fired two in before the interval.Edouard added a fourth following a neat one-two with Patrick Roberts, back in a Celtic shirt in his second loan spell from Manchester City, to accentuate the gulf between the two teams although Accies substitute Alex Gogic, on for Dougie Imrie, headed in a consolation.Rodgers said: "The kid has left Paris, it has been training in Glasgow all week."He trained in floodlights on Tuesday at 11 o&..
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  • California dealers expanded a complaint against Tesla Inc. over six new referral programs the automaker is offering customers. The California New Car Dealers Association sent a letter of complaint to the state's Department of Motor Vehicles citing Tesla's six latest referral programs and claiming they violate state law. The group initially filed a complaint in September 2013 and August 2015, and the DMV sent a warning letter to the automaker in September 2015. The CNCDA claims Tesla's various referral programs engage in "bird-dogging" practices, enticing owners with incentives to act as unlicensed sales people. California law states that it is illegal for a company to offer rebates, discounts or commissions to anyone without a sales license on the condition that they sell, or aid in the selling, of that company's goods. "Tesla continues to widely publicize its now years-long strategy to sell cars using current customers as the middlemen," Brian Maas, president of..

    Tesla referral programs draw new round of complaints from Calif. dealers

    California dealers expanded a complaint against Tesla Inc. over six new referral programs the automaker is offering customers. The California New Car Dealers Association sent a letter of complaint to the state's Department of Motor Vehicles citing Tesla's six latest referral programs and claiming they violate state law. The group initially filed a complaint in September 2013 and August 2015, and the DMV sent a warning letter to the automaker in September 2015. The CNCDA claims Tesla's various referral programs engage in "bird-dogging" practices, enticing owners with incentives to act as unlicensed sales people. California law states that it is illegal for a company to offer rebates, discounts or commissions to anyone without a sales license on the condition that they sell, or aid in the selling, of that company's goods. "Tesla continues to widely publicize its now years-long strategy to sell cars using current customers as the middlemen," Brian Maas, president of..
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  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Top automotive suppliers Delphi Automotive and Magna International Inc. have joined a $65 million funding round for Innoviz Technologies, the maker of laser-based sensor technology for autonomous vehicles, the Israeli company said on Thursday. The Series B funding round comes as Innoviz prepares for the 2019 debut of its automotive grade solid-state lidar device, InnovizOne, for full and partial self-driving systems. Suppliers Delphi and Magna will offer Innoviz's technology to the automakers it works with, said Oren Rosenzweig, the co-founder and chief business officer of Innoviz. The company also plans to mass produce its lidar platform for testing and development available in the first quarter of 2018. Auto industry experts believe lidar is one of the crucial tools for the performance of full autonomous vehicles, and it has become a prime focus of investment. Lidar relies on light pulses reflected off objects to gauge their position on and near the road. T..

    Delphi, Magna join funding round for Lidar company Innoviz

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Top automotive suppliers Delphi Automotive and Magna International Inc. have joined a $65 million funding round for Innoviz Technologies, the maker of laser-based sensor technology for autonomous vehicles, the Israeli company said on Thursday. The Series B funding round comes as Innoviz prepares for the 2019 debut of its automotive grade solid-state lidar device, InnovizOne, for full and partial self-driving systems. Suppliers Delphi and Magna will offer Innoviz's technology to the automakers it works with, said Oren Rosenzweig, the co-founder and chief business officer of Innoviz. The company also plans to mass produce its lidar platform for testing and development available in the first quarter of 2018. Auto industry experts believe lidar is one of the crucial tools for the performance of full autonomous vehicles, and it has become a prime focus of investment. Lidar relies on light pulses reflected off objects to gauge their position on and near the road. T..
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  • PERU: Country Ends Second Round Of FTA Talks With Australia Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Eduardo Ferreyros reported 'significant progress' in the second round of talks between Peru and Australia on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA). "During the round, several working groups met, including Market Access, Rules of Origin, Trade Defense, Services, Investment, Public Purchases, and State-Owned Enterprises," said Ferreyros. According to him, the negotiations on several items were completed, such as Trade Defense, State-Owned Enterprises, and Public Purchases. "During the rounds, both countries have reaffirmed their commitment to work hard to conclude this negotiation process," the minister said.

    PERU: Country Ends Second Round Of FTA Talks With Australia

    PERU: Country Ends Second Round Of FTA Talks With Australia Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Eduardo Ferreyros reported 'significant progress' in the second round of talks between Peru and Australia on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA). "During the round, several working groups met, including Market Access, Rules of Origin, Trade Defense, Services, Investment, Public Purchases, and State-Owned Enterprises," said Ferreyros. According to him, the negotiations on several items were completed, such as Trade Defense, State-Owned Enterprises, and Public Purchases. "During the rounds, both countries have reaffirmed their commitment to work hard to conclude this negotiation process," the minister said.
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  • MEXICO CITY -- Negotiators from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will focus on topics including e-commerce and investment as the second round of talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement get underway in Mexico City on Friday. Twenty-five working groups are set to discuss areas that also include the environment, anti-corruption measures and so-called rules of origin, which dictate the amount of North American content that must be included in products, Mexico’s economy ministry said in a statement. Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on the final day of the talks on Sept. 5 and then hold a joint press conference. Discussions will take place under a cloud of President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the pact. He has called NAFTA the worst trade deal in history, saying it resulted in the decimation of U.S. manufacturing and the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico..

    Trump threat of NAFTA termination hangs over round two of talks

    MEXICO CITY -- Negotiators from the U.S., Canada and Mexico will focus on topics including e-commerce and investment as the second round of talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement get underway in Mexico City on Friday. Twenty-five working groups are set to discuss areas that also include the environment, anti-corruption measures and so-called rules of origin, which dictate the amount of North American content that must be included in products, Mexico’s economy ministry said in a statement. Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on the final day of the talks on Sept. 5 and then hold a joint press conference. Discussions will take place under a cloud of President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the pact. He has called NAFTA the worst trade deal in history, saying it resulted in the decimation of U.S. manufacturing and the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico..
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  • BTMU on the pound BTMU FX Strategy Research sees some similarities between GBP and USD currently with both currencies languishing to a degree on political uncertainties that are outweighing positive signs in terms of the outlook for economic growth.

    Brexit Round 3 showdown is weighing on GBP; What’s next? – BTMU

    BTMU on the pound BTMU FX Strategy Research sees some similarities between GBP and USD currently with both currencies languishing to a degree on political uncertainties that are outweighing positive signs in terms of the outlook for economic growth.
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  • The draw for the third round of the Carabao Cup will take place in Beijing on Thursday - but supporters will have to be awake early to see it.The draw is scheduled to be made at approximately 11:15am local time but the time difference with China means that is 4:15am UK time.It is the latest controversy to hit the rebranded competition this season after Charlton were shown to be playing two teams in a graphic displaying the first round draw and John Salako got confused about which teams were playing at home or away in the previous round's draw. The seven Premier League clubs who qualified for European competitions enter the draw at the third round stage, including holders Manchester United. The majority of the second round ties begin on Tuesday with six ties taking place on Wednesday night. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Carabao Cup third round draw to take place in Beijing on Thursday

    The draw for the third round of the Carabao Cup will take place in Beijing on Thursday - but supporters will have to be awake early to see it.The draw is scheduled to be made at approximately 11:15am local time but the time difference with China means that is 4:15am UK time.It is the latest controversy to hit the rebranded competition this season after Charlton were shown to be playing two teams in a graphic displaying the first round draw and John Salako got confused about which teams were playing at home or away in the previous round's draw. The seven Premier League clubs who qualified for European competitions enter the draw at the third round stage, including holders Manchester United. The majority of the second round ties begin on Tuesday with six ties taking place on Wednesday night. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Related Stories Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk? WASHINGTON -- Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months. A U.S. official said the three nations would issue a joint statement between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET Sunday. U.S., Canadian and Mexican chief negotiators declined to comment as they left the talks in Washington. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement without major changes, describing it as a disaster that cost Americans hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs. The three nations, which have major differences on key issues, plan to meet every three weeks until the end of the year to wrap up work before 2018 elections in the United Stat..

    Negotiators wrap up first round of NAFTA talks

    Related Stories Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk? WASHINGTON -- Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months. A U.S. official said the three nations would issue a joint statement between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET Sunday. U.S., Canadian and Mexican chief negotiators declined to comment as they left the talks in Washington. President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement without major changes, describing it as a disaster that cost Americans hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs. The three nations, which have major differences on key issues, plan to meet every three weeks until the end of the year to wrap up work before 2018 elections in the United Stat..
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