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Tariffs create uncertainty in the automotive industry, says former Toyota exec

Tariffs create uncertainty in the automotive industry, says former Toyota exec

Finance
The Trump administration’s tariffs might hurt the car and truck industry more than help, auto industry veteran Jim Press told CNBC. “The reality is that tariffs normally don’t go away once they’re enacted,” Jim Press said on “Closing Bell” Friday. “It’s not a negotiating tactic. And it causes a great deal of uncertainty in investment decisions, production decisions, design of product. It’s a very difficult situation for the auto companies.” U.S. tariffs on $ 34 billion worth of Chinese goods went into effect at 12:01 a.m. EST on Friday. China immediately implem...
Former WWE star Matt Cappotelli dead at 38

Former WWE star Matt Cappotelli dead at 38

Entertainment
June 30 (UPI) -- Former WWE star and reality television personality Matt Cappotelli has died at the age of 38 after having cancer off and on for 12 years, his wife Lindsay and the pro wrestling organization confirmed Friday. "Today my love -- my strong, sweet, beautiful love-took his last breath at 3:30 a.m. and went Home to be with Jesus... exactly one year after his brain surgery. You think you can be prepared for this when you know it's coming, but you just can't. The only person who's comfort I want right now is the one who can't give it to me. I miss him so much. I know where he is now is so much better, but it doesn't change how much I miss him," Lindsay Cappotelli wrote in a Facebook post. The WWE tweeted, "WWE is saddened to learn that Matt Cappotelli, a promising Superstar who w...
Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

Sports
FOOTBALL MOURNS Ex-Spurs star suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma Former Tottenham Hotspur star Goran Bunjevcevic has died at the age of 45, the club have confirmed. The ex-Yugoslavia international suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma ever since. Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic. He joined Spurs in 2001 and spent five years with the club but only made 57 appearances for the club in all competitions with injuries several restricting the ball-playing defender’s opportunities in north London. We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevčević. The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time. pic....
Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

Entertainment
Sophie Gradon, a former Miss Great Britain who became a contestant on Love Island, has died at the age of 32. Her boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, wrote on Facebook: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always."Gradon, who appeared on the 2016 series of the ITV2 dating show, was crowned Miss Newcastle and Miss Great Britain in 2009.An on-screen tribute was paid before Thursday's episode of the show. Love Island presenter Caroline Flack said the news was "so very sad".The makers of the programme, which recently began its latest series, also expressed condolences. Skip Twitter post by @LoveIsland ...
Former Liverpool and Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish given knighthood in Queen's Birthday Honours list

Former Liverpool and Scotland legend Kenny Dalglish given knighthood in Queen's Birthday Honours list

Sports
Dalglish is viewed by many as Liverpool's greatest ever player Friday, June 8, 2018 Kenny Dalglish has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to football as well as his charity work and the support of the Hillsborough families. The Liverpool legend won three European Cups and six league titles in what was a glittering career as a player and a manager for the Reds. He also made 102 appearances for Scotland. But perhaps what has earned him the knighthood is through his charity work for the Marina Dalglish Appeal and the support he offered to the families affected by the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, in which 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives. He said: "I thought it was a tax bill. For the family, it's a huge...