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U.S. courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists

“The International Monetary Fund (IMF) also warned that the recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The last G20 finance meeting in Buenos Aires in late March ended with no firm agreement by ministers on trade policy except for a commitment to “further dialogue.”. “If Europe believes in free trade, we’re ready to sign a free trade agreement,” Mnuchin said, adding that such a deal would require the elimination of tariffs, non-tariff barriers and subsidies. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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The U.S. will have to outlast the deepest field in World Cup history to win a fourth title next summer in France.

“The strongest legacy of the 2015 World Cup is the debate over fair treatment it spurred around the world” writes unknown author for huffingtonpost.com. Japan: One of the most consistent women’s sides in the world over the last decade, Japan won the World Cup in 2011 and lost in the final three years ago. Source: huffingtonpost.com Share This:

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France needs ‘food safety police’ to avoid new Lactalis crisis: report

“Food inspections in France are currently split between three administrations – economy, food and health -, which has created gaps and confusions in previous crises” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. In their findings, lawmakers recommended tougher judicial and financial sanctions against food makers in case they sell a contaminated product.PARIS (Reuters) – France should appoint a “food safety police” and increase fines on those who sell contaminated products to avoid a repeat of the salmonella outbreak at a Lactalis milk factory last year that led to dozens of babies…

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Paul Pogba needs to ‘understand’ what made him so good for France, says Jose Mourinho

“Pogba was superb in the latter stages of the tournament as France were deservedly crowned world champions, but his inconsistency for United last season was infuriating for his manager, as well as supporters” writes Luke Edwards for telegraph.co.uk. So many players didn’t have the opportunity to win or help their team enough so, for Paul, in the first World Cup he goes to, to be world champions, that can only be fantastic.”.  Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Google announces its first private transatlantic subsea cable, stretching from Virginia to France

“Google has announced the latest in a myriad of subsea cabling projects as the company doubles down on its cloud infrastructure investments” writes Paul Sawers for venturebeat.com. Indeed, earlier this year the company claimed its first entirely solo investment in a new cable connecting Los Angeles with Chile in South America. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Pornhub traffic flopped like Neymar during the World Cup

“While most of the world spent part of their Sunday watching the tilt between France and Croatia, Pornhub was watching their website traffic drop” writes Marcus Gilmer for mashable.com. The site has now released data surrounding the World Cup and, surprise, traffic dropped the most in the finalist countries with a pretty sizable dip across the rest of the soccer-crazed world.It’s notable that the drop was a bit less in Germany and Brazil, two world soccer powers who probably expected their teams to be playing in the final. Source: mashable.com Share…

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Porte abandons Tour de France as Froome suffers crash on cobbles

“Chris Froome suffered a nasty-looking crash on stage nine of the Tour de France as the treacherous cobbles en route to Roubaix took their toll, with rival Richie Porte abandoning his campaign after suffering a fall of his own” writes Jack De Menezes for independent.co.uk. Porte is the first main general classification contender to withdraw from this year’s Tour, and as several riders involved in the crash got back to their feet, Porte was seen to remain on the ground holding his collarbone.The former Team Sky rider crashed out of…

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World Cup final 2018, France vs Croatia: live score and latest updates

“Stay with us, and specifically me, for all the build-up, analysis and live updates from the biggest game in world sport” writes Jj Bull for telegraph.co.uk. Self-proclaimed best defender in the world Dejan Lovren (what) will have a tough time against Olivier Giroud today (assuming he starts) but it’s the full-backs who will really be challenged. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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