Trump finds time to tweet before meeting with Kim Jong Un

Since the first US atomic test in the desert of New Mexico on July 16, 1945 eight countries have conducted an estimated 2,056 nuclear test explosions, mostly in the late 1950's and early 1960's - the darkest days of the Cold War, according to data ... More..

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Net neutrality has been rolled back - but it's not dead yet
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Net neutrality has been rolled back - but it's not dead yet

The Federal Communications Committee (FCC) was successful in repealing the net neutrality rules that the previous FCC leadership passed in 2015. Under Pai's model, the FCC has been gutted of most of its aut...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

IHOP reveals what IHOB will stand for

According to a company statement, the name and logo change is only for the time being, indicating that the change may be nothing more than a temporary marketing ploy. He said some people were upset that IHOP ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Musk Says New Tesla Roadster Will Use Rocket Thrusters

As impressive as those specs are, Elon Musk over the weekend hinted that the next-gen Roadster may have a few more tricks up its sleeve. Concerning the open-top, Musk said , "What we unveiled with the Road...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Musk Madness: People Are Already Wreaking Havoc With Elon’s Flamethrowers

Elon Musk reportedly has a net worth over $20 billion. Musk, who is known for provocative antics, first mentioned plans to sell a flamethrower in December, and repeatedly plugged the idea on social media....More..

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to 10 states
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to 10 states

Since buying Whole Foods past year, Amazon has been working aggressively to get as many of its million of Prime members to shop in-store as possible. Wednesday, Amazon will offer some special discounts includ...More..

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's 'Eyebrow' Causes Social Media Firestorm
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's 'Eyebrow' Causes Social Media Firestorm

Leave it to U.S. President Donald Trump to bring Canadian Liberals and Conservatives together! - Following Trump's departure from the G7 summit , Trudeau says in a press conference that he told the USA...More..

United Flight to Chicago Diverted After Security Concern
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

United Flight to Chicago Diverted After Security Concern

There were 214 passengers and crew on board. The Boeing 767-300 jet was about 200 kilometres west of County Clare when the plane was redirected back. The message was found in the plane toilet, it said, withou...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

North Korea's Kim to tour Singapore sites on eve of summit

But after a flurry of diplomatic overtures eased tension in recent months, the two leaders are now headed for a history-making handshake that U.S. officials hope could eventually lead to the dismantling of a No...More..

Land Rover Discovery model moved to Slovakia from the UK
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Land Rover Discovery model moved to Slovakia from the UK

Britain's biggest vehicle manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, is to transfer all production of its Land Rover Discovery model from the West Midlands to a plant in Slovakia , potentially putting hundreds of agen...More..

Toronto stocks trade higher, loonie moves lower after Trump trade tirade
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Toronto stocks trade higher, loonie moves lower after Trump trade tirade

In a post-meeting press conference Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who chaired the summit, expressed his disappointment over Washington's recent decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum. A...More..

Facebook shared user profile data with select companies
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Facebook shared user profile data with select companies

In the past two weeks, the New York Times reported that Facebook had data-sharing contracts with 60 device makers - including Apple, Samsung and the Chinese manufacturers Huawei and Lenovo. "Any new "deals", ...More..

Trump to leave Kim summit early as U.S. says talks moving quickly
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump to leave Kim summit early as U.S. says talks moving quickly

What did the secretary of state say? Stocks markets were expected to be on the defensive on Monday as a weekend G7 summit fanned trade war fears after US President Donald Trump backed out of a joint comm...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

5,000 jobs at risk as Poundworld slides towards administration

The appointment of Deloitte as administrators leaves the future of five stores in the county hanging in the balance. It is the biggest chain by number of employees this year to fall into insolvency, just ov...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

IHOP says 'b' in new name stands for 'burgers'

But these are new 'Ultimate Steakburgers", the website stated, with "all-natural, 100 percent USDA choice black Angus beef". Although people had been predicting the change for days. Many took to social media ...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Pompeo Says U.S. Objective For North Korea Summit Hasn't Changed

President Donald Trump . The Trump and Kim meeting - the first between U.S. and North Korean heads of state - is a leap into the unknown, since like Trump, Kim is believed to be unpredictable and impulsi...More..

Poundworld reported to be considering the appointment of administrators
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Poundworld reported to be considering the appointment of administrators

The filing gives Poundworld protection as it seeks to secure a deal, which would lead to store closures and an administration would be handled by Deloitte. Poundworld was acquired by TPG Capital for £150m in ...More..

Bitcoin crashed after another crypto exchange got hacked
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Bitcoin crashed after another crypto exchange got hacked

Although the exact amount of the coins stolen was not specified, local news outlet Yonhap has suggested that the total value of stolen cryptocurrencies is estimated at $37.1 million. "It is a minor player in th...More..

Trump's improvisation faces decades of North Korean preparation
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump's improvisation faces decades of North Korean preparation

The Olympics-inspired diplomacy led to more talks with the South, during which the North extended an invitation for Trump to meet with Kim . He said that those talks "in fact are moving quite rapidly and...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump's tweets slam Canada and Trudeau anew from Singapore

She also said that Canada is "very measured" and that country officials "use fact-based arguments". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed retaliatory action next month over United States tariff...More..

Tony Awards honor Chicago's David Cromer and Laurie Metcalf
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Tony Awards honor Chicago's David Cromer and Laurie Metcalf

Praising playwright Tony Kushner, an emotional Lane said, "Tony wrote one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, and it is still speaking to us as powerfully as ever in the midst of such political insanity"...More..

Justin Trudeau Criticizes Trump, Says Canadians 'Will Not Be Pushed Around'
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Justin Trudeau Criticizes Trump, Says Canadians 'Will Not Be Pushed Around'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said nothing in his G7 news conference that he has not said before to U.S. "Canadians are polite. We're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", Mr Trud...More..

Oil Prices dip on fall in China demand
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Oil Prices dip on fall in China demand

Further weighing on prices has been rising US output, which hit another record last week at 10.8 million bpd. Crude prices were down slightly earlier in the session after data suggested Chinese demand was wan...More..

Fuel price reduction: Petrol is Rs 77.02/litre in Delhi, Rs 84.84
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Fuel price reduction: Petrol is Rs 77.02/litre in Delhi, Rs 84.84

The ten days of continuous dip in fuel prices comes as a minor relief since rates were hiked constantly for a period of 16 days. The reductions come on the back of softening of global oil rates and the rupee ga...More..

Stats Canada says unemployment dips below four per cent in Victoria
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Stats Canada says unemployment dips below four per cent in Victoria

The unemployment rate remained steady because the labour force, which includes those looking for work, increased by a similar amount. Sectors gaining jobs included the accommodation and food services sector w...More..

IA warns on FCA sovereign-run companies listing rules
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

IA warns on FCA sovereign-run companies listing rules

The financial regulator plans to relax rules for sovereign companies wanting to list on the London Stock Exchange, opening the way for Saudi Aramco's £1.5tn float. Major investors also criticized the plans ...More..

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit

Trump will then head to Singapore ahead of his highly-anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday. He is not expected to stay till the end of the summit. wanted a quick end to tr...More..

Brent Gains Pegged to Venezuela Export Cuts, OPEC Production Levels
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Brent Gains Pegged to Venezuela Export Cuts, OPEC Production Levels

The analyst of J.P.Morgan, Abhishek Deshpande , wrote in a note, "While geopolitical tensions and lingering risks of large supply disruptions remain an upside risk throughout 2H18, we think that prices will be...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tyson recalls breaded chicken products due to possible plastic contamination

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 3,000 pounds of frozen breaded chicken for possible plastic bits in the breading. They are now concerned that some impacted products may be in freezers at food service inst...More..

Amid tensions, all G-7 members sign statement
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Amid tensions, all G-7 members sign statement

The EU and Canada have taken steps to retaliate. "We're like the piggy bank that everybody's robbing, and it ends", Mr. Trump told reporters at a press conference at the end of the meeting, just before he...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Donald Trump Calls for Total Tariff Removals at G7 Summit

Trump's counterparts in the G7 have been scrambling this week to try to find some semblance of consensus with Washington on trade and the other key issues that have formed the basis of the 42-year-old organizat...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Winning $60 million Lotto Max jackpot ticket sold in Quebec

Purchased in Drummondville, the winning ticket was sold to a group of 10 people, who will spilt the prize - $6 million apiece. OLG said in a release the winning Encore ticket was sold in Friday's Lotto Max dr...More..

UPS workers authorize strike
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

UPS workers authorize strike

The current contract, which was for a five-year duration, expires at the end of July. "It means we have a credible strike threat". UPS started making regular Saturday deliveries a year ago, and while it has n...More..

Argentina strikes $50 billion financing deal with IMF
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Argentina strikes $50 billion financing deal with IMF

The peso fell 25 percent against the dollar this year to trade at 24.9850 on Thursday. The amount is the largest ever standby loan in the lender's history, but the agreement must get an approval by the IMF's ex...More..

GIC, Temasek participate in Ant Financial's US$14b Series C funding round
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

GIC, Temasek participate in Ant Financial's US$14b Series C funding round

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said in a statement that it will invest about $600 million in Ant Financial's unit, Ant International Co. Ant Financial has raised a monster $14 billion in Series C equity...More..