UK's PM May pulls parliamentary vote on Brexit deal

Nevertheless, it seems unlikely that May's government will make a last-minute move to cancel Brexit , since doing so would be political suicide. Supporters say it frees Britain to trade more widely with the rest of the world; opponents fear it will ... More..

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Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages after protests
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages after protests

Speaking with a soft voice and gentle tone, Macron pleaded during a brief televised address for a return to calm after nearly four weeks of protests that started in neglected provinces to oppose fuel tax incr...More..

China Reportedly To Ban Sale Of iPhone Models For ‘Violating Patents’
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

China Reportedly To Ban Sale Of iPhone Models For ‘Violating Patents’

Apple's statement added that "all iPhone models remain available for our customers in China". They are just two of a number of patents Qualcomm is using against Apple in disputes in several countries. In J...More..

Paris cleans up after latest riot as pressure builds on Macron
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Paris cleans up after latest riot as pressure builds on Macron

Casataner estimated there were 10,000 yellow vest protesters in Paris on Saturday, among some 125,000 protesters around the country. Looters have smashed shop fronts and cars have been set on fire as anti-g...More..

Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan indicted over pay to ex-chairman:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan indicted over pay to ex-chairman:The Asahi Shimbun

The special investigation department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office also re-arrested Ghosn and Kelly later on December 10 on the same suspicion of under-reporting executive remuneration for t...More..

by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Vancouver Police Respond to Break In at Detained Huawei Executive's Property

A report by the official Xinhua News Agency carried on the Foreign Ministry's website says Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng had called in Ambassador John McCallum on Saturday over the holding of Chief Financial...More..

Tumblr turns family-friendly and bans ALL adult content
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Tumblr turns family-friendly and bans ALL adult content

Tumblr announced that it will no longer host images or videos of sex acts or allow images or videos showing "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples". While Tumblr has created some leeway in ...More..

Uber Reportedly Files for IPO, One Day After Lyft
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Uber Reportedly Files for IPO, One Day After Lyft

Uber's current chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi previously said he expected the company to complete an IPO in mid-2019 but today's news puts Uber on pace to debut in the first quarter of next year....More..

Nissan recalling 150,000 vehicles over brakes, steering concerns
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Nissan recalling 150,000 vehicles over brakes, steering concerns

The two were arrested November 19 on suspicion of violating the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, for reporting only 5 billion yen ($44 million) of Ghosn's 10 billion yen remuneration during the five year...More..

Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area

Meanwhile, the company retains the average true range ( ATR ) indicator of around about 0.58that is expressing range of a day's stock trading is high-low. When prices rise or fall and there is a decrease in v...More..

Southern United States Faces Wintry Mess in Snow Storm
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Southern United States Faces Wintry Mess in Snow Storm

Being prepared means having up to three days worth of food on-hand and an emergency kit in your vehicle, said North Carolina's emergency management officials on Saturday. On Saturday, the governor urged peopl...More..

Two thieves snatch Salvation Army Kettle in Blaine
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Two thieves snatch Salvation Army Kettle in Blaine

According to Major James Jones of the McKeesport Service Center, his kettle funds are down more than $10,000 vs previous year. Surveillance showed the suspect leaving with the kettle and pocketing some of the m...More..

OPEC, Russia agree to slash oil output
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

OPEC, Russia agree to slash oil output

A bipartisan group of US senators has vowed to sanction Saudi Arabia after a briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel convinced them the Saudi crown prince ordered the killing, which took place October 2 in the Sau...More..

Unemployment rate dropped to 5% in Barrie in November
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Unemployment rate dropped to 5% in Barrie in November

Employment rose by 94,000 in November, decreasing the unemployment rate from 5.8% to 5.6%, which is the lowest point since comparable data became available in 1976. While not the biggest drop, it is by far th...More..

Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Amazon targets airports for checkout-free store expansion

Amazon is in talks with management at various major airports to bring its cashier-less shopping experience called Amazon Go to the millions of fliers in the USA. Amazon declined to comment to Reuters . It's ...More..

US Job Growth Slows to 155,000 in November
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

US Job Growth Slows to 155,000 in November

WASHINGTON-U.S. businesses added a smaller yet still healthy number of jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remains at a five-decade low and wages rose solidly. President Donald Trump and Chinese Presi...More..

Southwest Airlines flight skids off runway at Burbank airport
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Southwest Airlines flight skids off runway at Burbank airport

A Southwest Airlines flight skidded off the runway during heavy rains at a California airport Thursday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Southwest Airlines canceled all flights from Hollyw...More..

ŠKODA Includes CNG for new SCALA in 2019
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

ŠKODA Includes CNG for new SCALA in 2019

Skoda is offering a wide range of wheels ranging from 15-inch and 16-inch steel wheels, and 16 to 18-inch alloy wheels. Some of the styling elements shared with the concept include an optional all-glass rear w...More..

Scuffles and tear gas as riot police clamp down on Paris protest
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Scuffles and tear gas as riot police clamp down on Paris protest

There have been 8,000 officers and 12 armoured vehicles sent into Paris today as more than 1,000 people gathered in the city centre. Almost 90,000 police and gendarmes have been mobilised across the country...More..

by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

China’s trade surplus with United States reaches record level

For its part, China has said it will import more USA products to reduce its trade surplus, but no dollar amount has been publicly discussed. China's exports increased far less than expected in November, appar...More..

Marlboro owner Altria makes £1.4bn bet on cannabis
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Marlboro owner Altria makes £1.4bn bet on cannabis

Cronos has benefited in recent months from Canada's legalization of recreational marijuana as well as more states jumping on the recreational and medical pot bandwagon last month through voter initiatives. Th...More..

Revisions eyed for rushed Australia encryption law
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Revisions eyed for rushed Australia encryption law

Eric Wenger, director of cybersecurity and privacy policy for the US technology giant Cisco Systems, warned during debate on the bill that Australia could be at a competitive disadvantage if its data were...More..

President Bush to lie in state Monday through Wednesday
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

President Bush to lie in state Monday through Wednesday

The proclamation hails Bush as "one of America's greatest points of light", a reference to one of the former leader's signature phrases about the impact of American civic culture. 'Thousand points of light?' I ...More..

Aston Martin unveils reversible EV conversion for heritage cars
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Aston Martin unveils reversible EV conversion for heritage cars

Conceived as an integral part of the company's wider EV strategy, the Heritage electrification concept has been led by Aston Martin Works at Newport Pagnell. There's no word on output yet, although much lik...More..

Jeep Wrangler Slammed with 1-Star Safety Rating in Euro Crash Test
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Jeep Wrangler Slammed with 1-Star Safety Rating in Euro Crash Test

At the same time the Fiat Panda and Jeep Wrangler were licking their wounds , after the former got 0 ( zero) stars and the latter only one, Volvo was celebrating a virtually continuous streak of five-st...More..

'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

'very strong signals' that China is ready for a trade deal

Asked to confirm whether Beijing promised to buy American goods immediately, Gao said China will "immediately implement the consensus reached by the two sides on farm products, cars and energy". The White House...More..

College Station Students Remember George HW Bush
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

College Station Students Remember George HW Bush

Bush Presidential Library and Museum is located at Texas A&M University. "We will be spending three days of mourning and three days celebrating a really great man's life", Trump told reporters in Buenos Air...More..

Donald Trump Demands 'REAL DEAL' with China Despite Shaken Stock Market
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Donald Trump Demands 'REAL DEAL' with China Despite Shaken Stock Market

U.S. President Donald Trump, who rattled global markets Tuesday after declaring himself "a Tariff Man", predicted in a series of tweets Wednesday the United States and China would negotiate a new trade dea...More..

What A Yield Curve Inversion Means For Traders
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

What A Yield Curve Inversion Means For Traders

That boosts the cost of borrowing for American households, and in turn pushes short-term Treasury bill rates higher, while putting downward pressure on long-term rates. "The U.S. economy is likely to be abl...More..

VW says final generation of combustion engines will launch in 2026
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

VW says final generation of combustion engines will launch in 2026

The Volkswagen lineup will include fully or partially electric versions of its entire lineup of over 300 cars, vans and trucks and also its motorcycle range by 2030. VW said that talks with Ford about extending...More..

Making It in San Diego: Local companies among nation's top employers
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Making It in San Diego: Local companies among nation's top employers

Meanwhile, 29 tech companies made Glassdoor's list of the top 100 places to work, more than any other industry. Glassdoor's ranking algorithm takes into account a number of attributes from tens of thous...More..

Burger King Offering One-Cent Whoppers… At McDonald’s?
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Burger King Offering One-Cent Whoppers… At McDonald’s?

Burger King is running a clever promotion in order to get people to use its mobile app. All you have to do is drive near a McDonald's and use the Burger King app . The WHOPPER ® Detour promotion can be redee...More..

Wall Street reels as Dow Jones falls over 800 points
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Wall Street reels as Dow Jones falls over 800 points

This has not occurred since 2007. Shares were moderately lower in Asia on Wednesday following a bloodletting on Wall Street as goodwill generated by a truce between the US and China over trade evaporated in...More..

Trudeau says he had advance notice of Huawei executive's arrest
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trudeau says he had advance notice of Huawei executive's arrest

A spokesman for the US Attorney's office in Brooklyn, which Reuters has reported is investigating Huawei, declined to comment. China could "take hostages" and is nearly certain to retaliate against the ...More..

Canadian businesses face retaliatory risk after Huawei arrest
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Canadian businesses face retaliatory risk after Huawei arrest

The index was down for its third day in a row, after dropping earlier this week on concern over an economic slowdown in the United States. In a statement on Wednesday, Canada's justice ministry said Meng ...More..