CN Rail, Teamsters reach tentative deal to end week-long strike

Fertilizer company Nutrien had announced a two-week shutdown of its largest potash mine east of Regina because of the strike. In a tweet on Saturday, Tassi said the federal government, which has so far sidestepped calls to intervene and force worke... More..

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Gusty winds expected ahead of holiday storm
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Gusty winds expected ahead of holiday storm

Storm Targeting The Region.A winter storm will be affecting the region Tuesday night and Wednesday with accumulating snow and gusty winds. "We have seen 100 miles per hour gusts at Cape Blanco with [simil...More..

Honda City Goes Upscale, Gets Sporty RS Trim For The First Time
by | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Honda City Goes Upscale, Gets Sporty RS Trim For The First Time

The range-topping RS package of the new City is priced 7,39,000 THB (Rs. 17.52 lakh) and it has contrast red interior stitching. At the heart of the new City is a turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine p...More..

Books eBay's $4B StubHub Deal
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Books eBay's $4B StubHub Deal

Viagogo has been criticized for driving up ticket prices for top-selling shows and sports events. "FanFair will be writing to United Kingdom regulators and politicians today, and we reiterate our advice to mus...More..

Louis Vuitton to buy jewellers Tiffany for $16.2bn
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Louis Vuitton to buy jewellers Tiffany for $16.2bn

LVMH said Monday it has reached an agreement with Tiffany & Co.to buy the iconic jeweler for $16.2 billion. The acquisition of Tiffany will boost LVMH's position in the jewelry market and strengthen its pres...More..

Harry Morton Dead - Pink Taco Founder & Businessman Dies at 38
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Harry Morton Dead - Pink Taco Founder & Businessman Dies at 38

Harry Morton was an owner of the Viper Room nightclub in West Hollywood, KTLA reported. "Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this hard time". Friends of Morton, who has also d...More..

Musk touts 146000 orders for Tesla's electric pickup truck
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Musk touts 146000 orders for Tesla's electric pickup truck

According to Musk , the majority of preorders (42 percent) were for the dual-motor version, while a surprising 41 percent chose the flagship tri-motor model. It is made out of a heavy-duty exterior shell made f...More..

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH to buy Tiffany for $16bn
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH to buy Tiffany for $16bn

Shop in Paris . - French luxury giant LVMH said on October 28, 2019 it was exploring a takeover of USA jewellers Tiffany, most famous for its fine diamonds and luxury wedding and engagement rings. The revised ...More..

Charles Schwab reportedly set to buy TD Ameritrade for $26 billion
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Charles Schwab reportedly set to buy TD Ameritrade for $26 billion

Generally, the internet has allowed for a huge increase in discount brokers that give individuals or families with modest amounts of investment money the opportunity to trade in a cheaper and easier way. "We ex...More..

Quebec running out of propane as CN Rail strike chokes off supply
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Quebec running out of propane as CN Rail strike chokes off supply

In the letter, the three Saskatchewan ministers said they wanted the federal government to "act as expediently as possible to end this potential labour disruption from occurring". Union spokesman Christopher Mo...More..

Doctor saves man's life by sucking out urine on flight
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

Doctor saves man's life by sucking out urine on flight

The video filmed on Flight 399 from Guangzhou to NY on November 19, shows the doctor named Zhang Hong using his mouth to suck the urine out of an elderly man lying on the floor via a catheter. Risking infection...More..

News T-Mobile Data Breach Exposes Customer Information
by | Monday, November 25, 2019

News T-Mobile Data Breach Exposes Customer Information

The exposed data included details such as customer names, billing addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans and plan features. The company is required to inform the customer of the breach under U....More..

Don’t eat romaine lettuce from California’s Salinas Valley, CDC says
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Don’t eat romaine lettuce from California’s Salinas Valley, CDC says

The romaine now making people sick was likely harvested during September and October in the Salinas Valley, according to the California LGMA. If romaine lettuce has "Salinas" on the label in any form (wheth...More..

Lexus' First EV Revealed in China, It's Called the UX 300e
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Lexus' First EV Revealed in China, It's Called the UX 300e

The world premiere of the UX 300e occurs just one month after Lexus unveiled Lexus Electrified, its global electrification strategy that targets a fundamental leap in vehicle performance, handling, control ...More..

Elon Musk says Tesla has about 146,000 Cybertruck orders so far
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Elon Musk says Tesla has about 146,000 Cybertruck orders so far

Elon Musk says Tesla has received almost 150,000 orders for its new electric pickup truck since the automaker revealed the futuristic vehicle earlier this week to mixed reviews. The cock up took place in ...More..

Mercedes-Maybach GLS debuts today: See the livestream here
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

Mercedes-Maybach GLS debuts today: See the livestream here

Joining the Maybach S600 sedan, the new SUV is based on the Mercedes-Benz GLS, but to say that it adds a few extra trimmings would be the understatement of the century. Although it's not at the Los Angeles A...More..

South African Airways signs wage deal with non-striking union
by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

South African Airways signs wage deal with non-striking union

According to a statement released by SAA, the organisation's acting CEO Zukisa Ramasia on Friday confirmed that SAA, Numsa and Sacca "have reached a wage agreement that will return business to full operations"....More..

Romaine salad recall expands amid E. coli outbreak
by | Saturday, November 23, 2019

Romaine salad recall expands amid E. coli outbreak

The warning comes nearly exactly one year after a similar outbreak led to a blanket warning about tainted romaine. Officials are urging consumers not to eat the leafy green if the label doesn't say where it w...More..

FCC Blocks China’s Huawei and ZTE from Billions in Federal Broadband Subsidies
by | Saturday, November 23, 2019

FCC Blocks China’s Huawei and ZTE from Billions in Federal Broadband Subsidies

The fund provides subsidies to provide service in rural or hard-to-reach areas, and to libraries and schools. In a November 22 statement on the new rule, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Huawei and ZTE "pose ...More..

Spanish Court Orders Ryanair to Refund Passenger's Carry-On Fee
by | Saturday, November 23, 2019

Spanish Court Orders Ryanair to Refund Passenger's Carry-On Fee

In February, Italy's antitrust authority fined Ryanair three million euros and Hungary's Wizzair one million euros over their cabin baggage policy on grounds it was tantamount to raising ticket prices in a "non...More..

Lowe's says they will close 34 underperforming stores across six provinces
by | Friday, November 22, 2019

Lowe's says they will close 34 underperforming stores across six provinces

North Carolina-based Lowe's bought Rona in 2016 in a deal valued at $3.2 billion. Lowe's operates 2,004 home improvement and hardware stores in the US and Canada, as of November 1, the chain reported. With 34...More..

Australia's Westpac slapped with 23 mln money laundering breaches
by | Friday, November 22, 2019

Australia's Westpac slapped with 23 mln money laundering breaches

In a statement Tuesday, Westpac said it was "currently reviewing AUSTRAC's statement" and would "issue a further statement" to markets. Ms Rose said Westpac's alleged failures resulted in serious and system...More..

OECD warns global growth `weakest since financial crisis`
by | Friday, November 22, 2019

OECD warns global growth `weakest since financial crisis`

They also made an initial prediction for 2021, saying the global economy will grow 3 percent. The OECD sees global growth stuck at 2.9% this year and next, and rising slightly to 3% in 2021. It is seen at...More..

Tesla Cybertruck: Elon Musk unveils freakish £31,000 'bulletproof' pickup in chaotic launch
by | Friday, November 22, 2019

Tesla Cybertruck: Elon Musk unveils freakish £31,000 'bulletproof' pickup in chaotic launch

A second attempt fared little better however, and another window was left badly damaged. "Oh my f. god", Musk said, when the window broke. The Tesla Cybertruck is expected to go on sale in late 2021 for...More..

Russian Federation returns damaged vessels to Ukraine
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Russian Federation returns damaged vessels to Ukraine

The ships arrived, with great fanfare, in the port of Odessa late in the evening, setting off a welcoming ceremony attended by President Volodymyr Zelensky. Earlier this week, Ukraine's navy commander Ihor Voro...More..

GM sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging union bribes cost it billions
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

GM sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging union bribes cost it billions

Fiat-Chrysler has not yet publicly responded to the lawsuit. "The multi-year bribery scheme FCA led undermined the integrity of the collective bargaining process and caused GM substantial damages", Glidden ...More..

Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV

The RAV4 Prime also has a manufacturer-estimated 90 combined MPGe. But one thing it has never been is a full-blown performance SUV. Toyota didn't say how much the 2021 RAV4 Prime would cost when it goes...More..

Aston Martin unveils first ever SUV and calls it 'adaptable'
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Aston Martin unveils first ever SUV and calls it 'adaptable'

Aston Martin's first SUV, the DBX , is powered by a 542-hp AMG four-liter V-8 engine and also claims at a top speed of 181 miles per hour and can achieve zero-to-60-mph time in 4.4 seconds. Transmitting this ...More..

Oil Prices Higher Despite Bearish Inventory Data
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Oil Prices Higher Despite Bearish Inventory Data

Futures fell as much as 2.7% in NY, the biggest intraday decline since October 14. Industry data showed crude stockpiles rose by 5.95 million barrels last week, about four times the increase analysts expect the...More..

Thousands of Canadian National Railway workers strike
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Thousands of Canadian National Railway workers strike

The Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents the workers and is the largest union at CN, issued a 72-hour strike notice to the Class I on November 16 after negotiations stalled. "(Farmers) ma...More..

EasyJet to offset carbon emissions from all flights
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

EasyJet to offset carbon emissions from all flights

Chief executive Johan Lundgren told the BBC's Today programme: "This is not a long-term solution, offsetting is not flawless". Philip Petty says he has been booking holiday and flights separately "for years "....More..

Singtel associate Airtel, Vodafone to hike mobile tariffs in India; shares rally
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Singtel associate Airtel, Vodafone to hike mobile tariffs in India; shares rally

After tariffs remained subdued for the last three years since Jio's entry, finally Airtel and Vodafone announced plans to hike them after the Supreme Court asked them to follow DoT's AGR computation method on r...More..

More than 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike, union says
by | Wednesday, November 20, 2019

More than 3,000 Canadian National Railway rail workers on strike, union says

A CN Rail strike is making an already hard year for British Columbia wheat and canola farmers even harder. "That's over half a million tonnes of grain that won't move if those cars aren't able to be deliver...More..

TikTok's owner may be readying a streaming music service
by | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

TikTok's owner may be readying a streaming music service

The app is already having a huge collection of short videos and clips that you can easily share with your friends. The service will cost less than $10 per month, which is in line with prices from Spotify , Ap...More..

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid White House attacks on Fed
by | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid White House attacks on Fed

The Monday meeting had not been listed on Trump's public schedule. The Fed has lower charges 3 times this 12 months - partially to offset what it views as harm achieved by the Trump administration's com...More..