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Tesla tops quarterly sales forecast

Tesla tops quarterly WASHINGTON: Tesla sold more than 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, a record that beat analysts’ forecasts, the electric carmaker said Sunday. The Palo Alto, California-based carmaker saw deliveries bounce back by 69 per cent compared to a rough first quarter in 2016. Tesla produced 25,418 vehicles, a bit above its prior record …

The World’s Most Powerful Women: March 24

Fortune has launched its 2017 World’s Greatest Leaders list that ranks the politicians, sports figures, humanitarians, and business executive who are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same. Nearly half of the 50 honorees are women, many of whom you’ll no doubt recognize. Philanthropist Melinda Gates is at No. 4, film director Ava DuVernay landed at No. 6, and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel came it at Nos. 8 and 10, respectively.
My nominee for the list was Haruno Yoshida, president of BT Japan, who’s at No. 38.
I talked to Yoshida in February when she visited the White House as the leader of an all-female delegation representing the Keidanren, Japan’s powerful business federation. The group met with Dina Powell, President Donald Trump’s economic advisor, to discuss women’s economic advancement. After the meeting, Yoshida told me she hoped Japan could fix its “long working hours habit” by adopting some aspects of the American appr..

Police reveal more details about British Parliament attacker

LONDON — Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain’s Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao, London’s top counterterror officer said Friday. Mark Rowley revealed the name in a briefing outside Scotland Yard in which he also announced two more “significant” arrests had been made. That brings the total number of…
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Apple Is Under Fire For Not Paying Taxes in New Zealand. But That’s Not Entirely True

A treaty between Australia and New Zealand allowed Apple


to pay taxes to the former, but not the latter for a decade.
The tech giant is facing scrutiny for the arrangement that saw its New Zealand unit pay $26 million in taxes to Canberra instead of Wellington since 2007, but Apple has said that it was entirely legal, according to the New Zealand Herald .
Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand co-leader James Shaw told the newspaper it was “absolutely extraordinary” that Apple was “able to get away with paying zero tax” in the country. “It looks like their tax department is even more innovative than their product designers,” he added.
In a statement issued from Australia, Apple said they “follow the law and pay tax on everything [they] earn” and “appreciate and respect the role taxes play as necessary and important.”
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University lecturer and Labour Party candidate Deborah Russell also came to the..

Emma Thompson says Donald Trump once asked her out but she turned him down

“Hi, it’s Donald Trump here.”
That’s what Emma Thompson heard as soon as she picked up the phone.
What followed next is a pretty incredible story.
It was the late 1990s, and Thompson was doing a film called Primary Colors with John Travolta, the British actress said during an interview for Swedish news outlet SVT .
SEE ALSO: Samantha Bee: Trump’s budget reveals he ‘has no f*cking clue’
Thompson, who at the time was freshly divorced from Kenneth Branagh, received the call from The Donald while on her trailer on the Universal Studios lot.
After the initial shock, Trump reportedly said: “Yeah, I just you know, I wondered if I could offer you some accommodation in one of my Trump Towers. They’re really comfortable.” Read more…
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