China prisons: early 250 cases of the new coronavirus

After the city's borders were closed on January 23 and all incoming and outgoing flights canceled, other nearby cities in Hubei province also implemented their own policies restricting the movement of people. Three people have tested positive in Ital... More..

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China looms large over Trump's first India visit
by | Friday, February 21, 2020

China looms large over Trump's first India visit

It may be recalled that the "Howdy Modi" rally in Houston in the USA previous year, that was also addressed by the two leaders, had resulted in some controversy after some commentators felt Trump was appealing ...More..

Kickstarter is first major tech firm to unionise
by | Thursday, February 20, 2020

Kickstarter is first major tech firm to unionise

The project may be satire, it may not be satire, I don't think it matters". Many of us were. Kickstarter denied that it discouraged unionization. The newly formed union, Kickstarter United , will send it...More..

Warren soars, Bloomberg flops in knives-out debate
by | Thursday, February 20, 2020

Warren soars, Bloomberg flops in knives-out debate

But her supporters clearly loved the fighter that emerged on the Las Vegas stage, including zingers thrown at the three-time New York City , who's emerged as the flawless billionaire foil to both Sanders and W...More..

Beleaguered Boeing's new 737 Max problem: Fuel tank fire risk
by | Thursday, February 20, 2020

Beleaguered Boeing's new 737 Max problem: Fuel tank fire risk

This led to a comprehensive internal investigation and immediate corrective measures to the production system , according to the manufacturer. Boeing built about 400 of the planes, which it could not deliver...More..

Japan and South Korea Report Big Jump in Novel Coronavirus Cases
by | Thursday, February 20, 2020

Japan and South Korea Report Big Jump in Novel Coronavirus Cases

Almost a third of the more than 1,000 HIV positive people surveyed by UNAIDS said lockdowns and restrictions on movement in China meant they were at risk of running out of their HIV treatment in the coming days...More..

Binance is taking additional steps to tap Singapore's crypto market
by | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Binance is taking additional steps to tap Singapore's crypto market

Users of Binance Cloud will be able to leverage the big data security systems, trading risk controls and matching engines provided by the exchange to create a highly liquid and deep markets for their consumer...More..

Government looking into reports new Ontario licence plate is unreadable at night
by | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Government looking into reports new Ontario licence plate is unreadable at night

Numerous complaints focus on the plate's poor visibility. At least two Halton police officers who spoke on condition of anonymity and one Halton Region paramedic have expressed their concerns with the new ...More..

Londoners 'heartbroken' by Brexit should keep European Union citizenship, Sadiq Khan says
by | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Londoners 'heartbroken' by Brexit should keep European Union citizenship, Sadiq Khan says

The EU has said it wants the best possible trade relationship with the United Kingdom, but only if there is a level playing field for businesses on anything from state subsidies to environmental standards, an...More..

China's Hubei to adopt thorough checks on patients to curb virus epidemic
by | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

China's Hubei to adopt thorough checks on patients to curb virus epidemic

There were 1,886 new cases reported Tuesday - a decline on Monday's figure, and the lowest single-day figure of new cases so far this month. In China, more than 72,000 people have been infected with the nov...More..

Warren Buffett Invests in Kroger
by | Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Warren Buffett Invests in Kroger

Warren Buffett sold more than $800 million worth of Apple stock last quarter, according to SEC filings published on Friday . Berkshire should discuss its holdings more on February 22, when it releases it...More..

Obama Can Be the Reason to USA’s Recent Economic Growth
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Obama Can Be the Reason to USA’s Recent Economic Growth

The measure was handed and signed in February 2009 - about 14 months after the recession started in December 2007 and about 8 months earlier than the nationwide unemployment charge peaked at 10 % in October 200...More..

HSBC cuts bonuses and senior managers in strategy overhaul
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

HSBC cuts bonuses and senior managers in strategy overhaul

It said that it plans to revamp its US and European business and shed $100 billion in assets to improve its profitability. Europe's largest bank by assets announced the effort Tuesday as it revealed net profi...More..

Assault weapons ban tabled by Virginia Senate Committee
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Assault weapons ban tabled by Virginia Senate Committee

Virginia's House of Delegates passed HB961 by a vote of 51-48 on Tuesday. Cheers erupted in the committee room packed with gun supporters as senators voted to put the bill on hold for a year so that the sta...More..

Alstom nears deal to buy Bombardier's train unit
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Alstom nears deal to buy Bombardier's train unit

The deal risks leaving Siemens out in the cold following several years of exploratory talks alongside Bombardier and Alstom on rail joint ventures. Including liabilities, the total deal is worth US$8.2 billion,...More..

Jeff Bezos Will Attack Climate Change With His Own $10 Billion
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Jeff Bezos Will Attack Climate Change With His Own $10 Billion

In his post, Bezos said the money would help finance advancements in science and supplement activist work through grants. The richest man in the world , Bezos has an estimated net worth of $129.9 billion, so...More..

Tesla compelled to pause Berlin Gigafactory work after problem from environmentalists
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tesla compelled to pause Berlin Gigafactory work after problem from environmentalists

Tesla was granted the permission to clear 92 hectares (227 acres) of forest for the Gigafactory. A German court has forced Tesla to briefly stop prep work work for its Gigafactory near Berlin after neighborho...More..

Pier 1 Imports Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Now For Sale
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Pier 1 Imports Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Now For Sale

Pier 1 said it had received a commitment of about $256 million in debtor-in-possession financing from Bank of America, Wells Fargo National Association, and Pathlight Capital LP. A hearing is scheduled for Tues...More..

Jupiter Fund Confirms 'Advanced' Talks to Buy Merian Global
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Jupiter Fund Confirms 'Advanced' Talks to Buy Merian Global

London-based Jupiter will manage more than 65 billion pounds of assets after the deal, the company's first acquisition. Jupiter chief executive Andrew Formica said: "This is an exciting acquisition that enhan...More..

Wendy's Employees Fired After Posting A Video Of Someone Bathing In Sink
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Wendy's Employees Fired After Posting A Video Of Someone Bathing In Sink

Originally posted on TikTok , the video was shared on Facebook , where it quickly went viral. The incident is said to have happened the previous week at Wendy's restaurant on North Lafayette Street in Green...More..

Wales bears the brunt as deadly storm Dennis hammers the United Kingdom
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Wales bears the brunt as deadly storm Dennis hammers the United Kingdom

Storm Dennis has been battering Britain all weekend, with the U.K.'s national weather service, the Meteorological Office, issuing a red warning - the highest level of warning - for rain in South Wales on S...More..

Holden To Be Axed In Australia At The End Of 2020
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Holden To Be Axed In Australia At The End Of 2020

General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don't produce adequate returns on investments. GM Senior Vice President and President GM I...More..

Tesla slumps as it announces $2bn stock offering
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Tesla slumps as it announces $2bn stock offering

The majority of the cash will be raised through the $2 billion public offering, while the sale's underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase an additional $300 million worth of common stock. The stock offerin...More..

AG Healey Suing JUUL Over Alleged Targeting Of Teens
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

AG Healey Suing JUUL Over Alleged Targeting Of Teens

Manderski, also from the Center and School of Public Health, and Cristine Delnevo, director of the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies. "This is the first real window into JUUL's marketing plan and what it m...More..

Sanders Will 'Ruin' US Economy, Ex-Goldman Sachs CEO Says
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Sanders Will 'Ruin' US Economy, Ex-Goldman Sachs CEO Says

Former Goldman Sachs head Lloyd Blankfein and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin both said that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would destroy the U.S. Sanders is a self-proclaimed Democra...More..

Bombardier exiting commercial plane business due to massive debt
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Bombardier exiting commercial plane business due to massive debt

The deal increases Airbus's share in the A220 program to 75% from just over 50%, while Quebec's stake rises to 25% from 16%. Bombardier sold its Belfast operation to U.S. While high-margin jet deliveries co...More..

US court rules Apple must pay California workers during bag checks
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

US court rules Apple must pay California workers during bag checks

Apple has 52 shops in California, nonetheless actually didn't promptly remark or declare simply how a lot the judgment could set you again among the many globe's most prosperous know-how enterprise. The process...More..

Barclays CEO under British investigation for ties to Jeffrey Epstein
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Barclays CEO under British investigation for ties to Jeffrey Epstein

The two were introduced in 2000, when Staley was asked to run JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s private bank, where Epstein was already a client. "Mr Staley also confirmed to the board that he has had no contact whatsoeve...More..

Euro zone GDP slows as expected in Q4, but employment beats consensus
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Euro zone GDP slows as expected in Q4, but employment beats consensus

While forecasts point towards a steady monthly reading of 0.1% markets are wary of the potential for a downside disappointment. Over the whole year, the annual growth rate of 0.6 percent was Germany's worst s...More..

China reports 2641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 143 new deaths
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

China reports 2641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 143 new deaths

Nine temporary hospitals with more than 6,960 beds have opened in China's Hubei province to treat patients infected with the coronavirus, a senior official with the National Health Commission (NHC) said on Sa...More..

Hong Kong, Singapore Sevens postponed
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Hong Kong, Singapore Sevens postponed

Concerns over the coronavirus outbreak could reportedly lead to both the Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens tournaments being postponed. The Hong Kong and Singapore rounds have now been moved from April t...More..

Amazon Wins Suit Suspending $10bn Microsoft US Military Contract
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Amazon Wins Suit Suspending $10bn Microsoft US Military Contract

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the United States military from awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft , after Amazon claimed the process was tainted by politics. Pe...More..

AGR case: DoT’s ‘desk officer’ issued order after senior official’s nod
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

AGR case: DoT’s ‘desk officer’ issued order after senior official’s nod

The telecom companies had contested the government's definition of revenues subject to tax. Please ask the desk officer to withdraw that dot order or he will go behind the bars by evening. "It is directed to ta...More..

Shareholders liquidate regional carrier Air Italy
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Shareholders liquidate regional carrier Air Italy

Air Italy is the nation's second largest carrier behind Alitalia . Air Italy announced that flights will continue until February 25, while flights booked at a later date will be recovered or produced by...More..

Opec chops global oil demand growth forecast over China virus
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Opec chops global oil demand growth forecast over China virus

China is the largest importer of crude oil in the world, and the second largest economy after the US. Chinese demand had been expected to stay flat in 2020, but the virus epidemic has thrown this prospect int...More..