Lincoln revives a 1960s Continental classic

Rear-seat passengers are in for a particularly pleasant time. To create the 2019 Continental Coach Edition, Lincoln contracted coachbuilder Cabot near Boston to add 6 inches to the car's wheelbase and to rework the rear door handles to flow with ... More..

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CBS fires CEO Leslie Moonves and denies $120 million severance
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

CBS fires CEO Leslie Moonves and denies $120 million severance

Moonves was forced out of his role as CEO and Chairman of CBS on September 9after the New Yorker published a story by Ronan Farrow alleging more than two decades of "unwanted kissing and touching" in the ...More..

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm

Both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the strain of E. coli found in people sickened after eating romaine lettuce is a almost identical genetic match to...More..

Certain cauliflower and lettuce recalled across Canada due to E. Coli
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Certain cauliflower and lettuce recalled across Canada due to E. Coli

A California farm that was tied to an outbreak of E.coli on romaine lettuce is now recalling cauliflower and other lettuce grown at the farm. Family Farms. Adam Bros. said in a statement that "sediment from a...More..

Trump calls Michael Cohen a 'Rat' in tweetstorm
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump calls Michael Cohen a 'Rat' in tweetstorm

The messages were part of a Sunday morning tweetstorm in which Trump also blasted the media and "Saturday Night Live" for "one sided coverage" that he said was tantamount to "collusion". In April of this year, ...More..

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion

Alphabet Inc's Google is investing more than US$1 billion on a new campus in NY, becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick America's financial capital to expand and create thousands of...More..

Naughty parrot befriends owner’s Alexa and orders goodies from Amazon
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Naughty parrot befriends owner’s Alexa and orders goodies from Amazon

That is the time he will order snacks such as strawberries, ice cream, broccoli, watermelon, and raisins, and even a houseware such as a kettle. "I have to check the shopping list when I come in from work and c...More..

Officials Pinpoint 1 Source of Contaminated Romaine, But Investigation Remains 'Active'
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Officials Pinpoint 1 Source of Contaminated Romaine, But Investigation Remains 'Active'

Federal health officials said seven additional cases of E.coli infections have been reported since December 6, bringing the total to 59 cases from 15 states and the District of Columbia since the outbreak w...More..

List of 2018's dumbest passwords out, 'iloveyou' in top 10
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

List of 2018's dumbest passwords out, 'iloveyou' in top 10

Bad passwords are short, easily guessed, often contain words or common abbreviations, and are used by many other people. People are using the highest levels of government to come up with the world's lowest ...More..

Some Kotex tampons recalled after unraveling inside bodies, leaving pieces inside
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Some Kotex tampons recalled after unraveling inside bodies, leaving pieces inside

Customers told the company that the tampons unraveled or came apart as they were being removed. Kimberly-Clark announced the voluntary recall of its "U by Kotex Sleek Tampons , Regular Absorbency" sold thr...More..

OPEC offsets Iran oil loss, sees lower 2019 demand
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

OPEC offsets Iran oil loss, sees lower 2019 demand

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said demand for its crude in 2019 would fall to 31.44 million barrels per day (bpd), 100,000 bpd less than predicted last month and 1.53 million ...More..

China Suspends Additional Tariffs On US-Made Vehicles For 3 Months
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

China Suspends Additional Tariffs On US-Made Vehicles For 3 Months

After Mr Trump met President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires on Dec 1, the United States agreed to put off raising the tariff rate on the US$200 billion of imports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. The Finance Mini...More..

Christmas magic ruined by bad Santa’s F-word outburst at FESt
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Christmas magic ruined by bad Santa’s F-word outburst at FESt

Despite losing the belief at a young age, 65-percent of people said they continued to pretend to believe as children. Dad Adam Gaynor, at the Corn Exchange in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, U.K., said: "Everyone wa...More..

France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn, sources say
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn, sources say

Prosecutors say Ghosn and Kelly are flight risks. In addition, Renault's lawyers provided the Board of Directors of Renault with a report on the presentation made to them by Nissan's lawyers concerning the in...More..

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by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

More "yellow vest" protests are expected today

Fearing more violence at protests this weekend, authorities have already postponed six French league soccer matches as the government diverts police to deploy extra security around the country following the ex...More..

Tencent Music raises almost $1.1 billion in US IPO
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Tencent Music raises almost $1.1 billion in US IPO

The company's shares opened at $14.15, 8.8 percent above their initial public offering price of $13 per ADRs, giving it a market capitalisation of about $23 billion (18.34 billion pounds) - at par with Swedish ...More..

United States tribunal to review ruling on Qualcomm request for iPhone ban
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

United States tribunal to review ruling on Qualcomm request for iPhone ban

While urging the enforcement of the existing ban, Qualcomm also seeks to expand the ban as it plans to use the same patents to file another lawsuit against Apple about its three new iPhone models, XS, XS ...More..

City council votes to allow cannabis stores in Sudbury
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

City council votes to allow cannabis stores in Sudbury

The only legal way for Ontario residents to now acquire recreational weed is through a government-run website, the Ontario Cannabis Store , which has experienced its own shortages. When it comes to marijuana, ...More..

Second Canadian detained as China row deepens
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Second Canadian detained as China row deepens

Spavor said in one of his most recent Facebook posts he was planning a trip to Seoul, but did not arrive by Monday as planned, BBC News reported . Saint-Jacques said Kovrig tried to "get the pulse" of many...More..

Japan's best three telcos to prohibit Huawei, ZTE arrange gear: Kyodo
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Japan's best three telcos to prohibit Huawei, ZTE arrange gear: Kyodo

Following a ban on the use of Chinese telecoms equipment by government agencies in Japan, the country's mobile operators said they have no plans to deploy gear from Huawei and ZTE in their 5G networks , Nikke...More..

Trump cites France attack as reason for US-Mexico wall
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Trump cites France attack as reason for US-Mexico wall

The readout said the two leaders discussed illegal immigration, but it made no mention of Trump's proposed border wall. On Thursday, Trump announced that the USMCA promises substantial savings over the Nort...More..

Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Southwest flight turns around after human heart is found on plane

The Seattle Times reported that Flight 3606 arrived in Seattle from Sacramento, Calif. The organ was put on the plane from Sacramento and was meant to be unloaded in Seattle . Gottschalk said the horror b...More..

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

While Austin, Texas, was the big victor in Apple's Thursday announcement of its plans for corporate expansion, Boston is getting a consolation prize. The company plans to add hundreds of new jobs in Pittsburg...More..

Brexit BOOM: UK wages SOAR to highest level since 2008
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Brexit BOOM: UK wages SOAR to highest level since 2008

Basic wage growth in the United Kingdom has increased to a 10-year high between August and October, with the United Kingdom employment almost as low as its lowest rate witnessed in 1975, according to new da...More..

Chinese companies buy more than $180 million worth of United States soybeans
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Chinese companies buy more than $180 million worth of United States soybeans

The purchase of over 1.5 million tonnes of beans is the most concrete evidence yet that China is making good on pledges the U.S. government said Xi made when the two leaders met on December 1 and agreed to a 90...More..

Faulty tampons recalled across Canada, U.S.
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Faulty tampons recalled across Canada, U.S.

The company said there have been reports of the tampon unraveling after being removed from the body, and in some cases, even breaking off inside, causing users to seek medical attention to have the pieces remov...More..

United Kingdom business alarmed at May confidence vote
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

United Kingdom business alarmed at May confidence vote

A good Brexit deal was "now within our grasp", she said. She replied: "No, I have been here in Europe dealing with the issue I have promised Parliament I would be dealing with". She'll have what a loyal minis...More..

Shaktikanta Das says he will uphold the credibility and autonomy of RBI
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Shaktikanta Das says he will uphold the credibility and autonomy of RBI

This was his first public statement since assuming charge as the RBI Governor on Tuesday. "I have convened a meeting with CEOs and MDs of public sector banks tomorrow morning". Das also said it was "heart...More..

Traders Continue to Assess Impact of Production Cuts Amid Other Uncertainties
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Traders Continue to Assess Impact of Production Cuts Amid Other Uncertainties

Brent crude is down almost 30 percent from its October highs of more than $86. Given that it took the influence of Russian energy minister Alexander Novak to broker a deal as OPEC's meeting unexpected...More..

Google CEO has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Google CEO has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine

ELECTION INTERFERENCE While Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee grilled Pichai on what they perceive as bias against conservatives, top committee Democrat Jerrold Nadler said lawmakers should instead ...More..

Oz watchdog wants a regulator for Google, FB
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Oz watchdog wants a regulator for Google, FB

This reflects not merely that this area is the intersection of two of the biggest issues in contemporary capitalism (market dominance and exploitation of private information), but that Google and Facebook are...More..

Bail hearing for Huawei CFO continues for third day
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Bail hearing for Huawei CFO continues for third day

In a courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies , sits beside a translator during a bail hearing. She is being held in Vancouver awaiting extradition to the USA wher...More..

by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Theresa May pulls plug on UK Brexit vote

But he also warned that the European Union would forge ahead with preparing for there being no deal at all as it faces a Britain that seems incapable of forging a majority opinion on what kind of Brexit it want...More..

Even Theresa May's latest Brexit retreat may not save her now
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Even Theresa May's latest Brexit retreat may not save her now

Mrs May said her discussions have consistently shown there should be a backstop to ensure there is no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, noting concerns raised by MPs have been over the permanenc...More..