'Ka-boom': Canadian economy pumps out 56,000 new jobs

At 4:04 p.m. (2104 GMT), the Canadian dollar was trading 0.4 percent higher at 1.3405 to the greenback, or 74.60 US cents. "This is a very strong indication of employer confidence, to create that many full-time jobs", said Derek Holt, vice president ... More..

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Man wins $273m Lottery after Someone returned Ticket he Left Behind
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Man wins $273m Lottery after Someone returned Ticket he Left Behind

Murray said she will not ask for a cut of the jackpot but hoped he do the right "moral thing" considering how long she supported him. He told lottery officials he had nearly lost the ticket the day he purchased...More..

Ghosn's bail: Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Ghosn's bail: Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise

Footage from the camera must be submitted to the court periodically. The phone will keep records even if Mr. Ghosn attempts to delete them, he said. The CEO's trial could be from a few months to a year away a...More..

A Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at JFK: FAA
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

A Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at JFK: FAA

Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, officials said. The passengers' injuries were not life-threatening, with a lot of them described as bumps, cuts and bruises, according to local authorities. The Port...More..

Bank of Canada leaves interest rate unchanged amid slowing economy
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Bank of Canada leaves interest rate unchanged amid slowing economy

A lot of economic data have been disappointing, including exports, investment and consumption. "Although we figured the economy was in for a detour at the end of previous year, that detour may wind up being l...More..

Poor exports data leads Chinese shares to fall sharply
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Poor exports data leads Chinese shares to fall sharply

The ECB followed-up its dismaying economic news by announcing a new round of stimulus. This week, China cut its goal for economic expansion, the Bank of Canada dialed back its expectations for policy tighte...More..

Venezuelan minister describes large-scale blackout as act of aggression
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Venezuelan minister describes large-scale blackout as act of aggression

Venezuelans are wearily accustomed to blackouts. Venezuela was nearly entirely without power on Friday morning amid a blackout that the Maduro government blamed on sabotage and which wrought chaos across mu...More..

Walmart to make ‘every effort’ to keep greeters with disabilities
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Walmart to make ‘every effort’ to keep greeters with disabilities

Walmart spokesman Kory Lundberg told The McDowell News that Melton will work the same hours and get paid similar to what he earned as a greeter. Within the last week, more than 16,000 people have signed a p...More..

Home share merger: Airbnb buys HotelTonight app to broaden travel offerings
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Home share merger: Airbnb buys HotelTonight app to broaden travel offerings

Airbnb has in recent years added premium and luxury home rentals to its platform and allowed boutique hotels to list their rooms on its site. "A big part of building an end-to-end travel platform is servin...More..

LK Bennett goes into administration
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

LK Bennett goes into administration

EY said that its global operations were not included in the administration process. L.K. Bennett was founded by Linda Bennett in 1990 as a so-called affordable luxury brand, pitched between high-end luxury de...More..

AXA UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with multiple vacancies
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

AXA UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with multiple vacancies

The most alarming news is that Department for Education might consider options including cutting the number of apprenticeships available for non-levy-paying employers because of concerns about the future sustai...More..

Carlos Ghosn Bonded Out Of Tokyo Jail
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Carlos Ghosn Bonded Out Of Tokyo Jail

He did not acknowledge the media as he climbed into a silver Suzuki van with a workman's ladder strapped to the top. "The case of Carlos Ghosn has highlighted how outdated this system is". Bollore said he per...More..

Canadian PM Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defence
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Canadian PM Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defence

Testifying before the House of Commons justice committee on Wednesday, Butts rebutted accusations made by former Attorney-General Jody Wilson-Raybould, whose abrupt resignation last month touched off the crisi...More..

Quadriga's crypto-cash disappeared before founder's death
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Quadriga's crypto-cash disappeared before founder's death

Six " cold wallets " Quadriga used to securely store cryptocurrency offline were expected to hold millions. Ernst & Young, which is tasked with auditing QCX, found a few wrinkles while sifting through walle...More..

Wall Street critic Warren vows to break up Amazon, Facebook, Google
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Wall Street critic Warren vows to break up Amazon, Facebook, Google

Google spent $21 million to lobby in 2018 while Amazon spent $14.2 million and Facebook spent $12.62 million, according to their filings to U.S. Congress. Warren says her administration would make big chan...More..

OECD sees global growth slowing, as Europe weakens and risks persist
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

OECD sees global growth slowing, as Europe weakens and risks persist

The 19-nation eurozone was particularly hard hit, with predicted growth dropping from 1.8 per cent to one per cent. Ms Boone added: "A new coordinated fiscal stimulus in low-debt European countries, togethe...More..

Amazon to open new grocery stores across US | Articles | Strategy
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Amazon to open new grocery stores across US | Articles | Strategy

Amazon is reportedly working to launch dozens of stores in the United States, with the first one scheduled to open by the end of the year somewhere in Los Angeles, California. At present, there are store only i...More..

Facebook to rebrand as a 'privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform'
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Facebook to rebrand as a 'privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform'

So we won't keep messages or stories around for longer than necessary to deliver the service or longer than people want it. "I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypte...More..

Tesla's Shanghai assembly plant to be completed in May - government official
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

Tesla's Shanghai assembly plant to be completed in May - government official

Yes, but they wont be soon. On Wednesday, Tesla published a recording of the call on its website. China's customs authority has suspended customs clearance procedures for Model 3 cars built by Tesla Inc, the ...More..

France to levy digital tax for 30 tech giants
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

France to levy digital tax for 30 tech giants

Known as the "GAFA" tax after the initials for Google , Apple , Facebook and Amazon , it will apply to digital companies that have global revenues of over 750 million euros ($848 million), and French reven...More..

U.S. looking at new sanctions against Venezuela -U.S
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

U.S. looking at new sanctions against Venezuela -U.S

President Maduro finally made an appearance in the late afternoon to lead a military parade paying tribute to his predecessor Hugo Chavez on the sixth anniversary of the socialist firebrand's death. "They bet...More..

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning
by | Friday, March 08, 2019

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning

He was formerly a resident fellow at the conservative think tank the American Enterprise Institute and a former venture partner with New Enterprise Associates . He had previously served the FDA as its deputy...More..

Dollar Tree to close as many as 390 Family Dollar stores
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Dollar Tree to close as many as 390 Family Dollar stores

The retailer also plans to offer adult beverages in approximately 1,000 Family Dollar stores and expand freezers and coolers in approximately 400 stores. The company plans to open 350 new Dollar Tree and 200 ne...More..

Charlotte Russe closing all stores as liquidation sales begin
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Charlotte Russe closing all stores as liquidation sales begin

Almost 100 locations were affected by the initial Chapter 11 filing in February, including in Niagara Falls, New Hartford, Saratoga Springs and the Eastview Mall near Rochester. A judge approved the sale of Ch...More..

New Yorkers who made the 2019 'Forbes' billionaires list
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

New Yorkers who made the 2019 'Forbes' billionaires list

The sons of the late tycoon Ng Teng Fong, who control Far East Organization, Singapore's largest private landlord and property developer, are joint 112th on the Forbes list, with a combined US$12 billion (S$1...More..

Claire's removes products following asbestos alert
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Claire's removes products following asbestos alert

Testing was conducted on behalf of FDA by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and AMA Analytical Services, Inc. The FDA says testing by OSHA and AMA Analytical Services also found asbestos in ...More..

Trump Seems To Believe That Tim Cook's Name Is 'Tim Apple'
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Trump Seems To Believe That Tim Cook's Name Is 'Tim Apple'

Just moments prior, he was praising US investment made by Cook's California-based technology giant. Cook was seated to Trump's right at a roundtable meeting with business leaders that was co-chaired by La...More..

First look at Tesla’s next-generation Supercharger V3 in action
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

First look at Tesla’s next-generation Supercharger V3 in action

The first beta test V3 chargers are now in operation in California, near Tesla's headquarters, and work on the first full sites will begin in April. The first beta V3 Supercharger location is now open in the ...More..

USA says it's made 'progress' in trade talks with China
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

USA says it's made 'progress' in trade talks with China

Trump administration officials have said they expect the two presidents to "close" a deal at a summit in coming weeks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. A draft version of the legislation was revealed las...More..

China says pest concerns justify ban on Canadian canola
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

China says pest concerns justify ban on Canadian canola

In a press conference on Thursday, the company claimed the United States government has failed to produce evidence to back up concerns that the company poses a security threat, and it said the USA government ha...More..

by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Prime minister's Regina trip cancelled in favour of private meetings in Ottawa

A former key aide to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday denied he had inappropriately pressured a cabinet minister, in comments that could help ease a political crisis for the ruling Liberals a...More..

Tokyo Court Grants Bail To Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Tokyo Court Grants Bail To Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn

He was seen leaving the Tokyo Detention House wearing a workman's uniform, face mask, blue cap and glasses, before getting into a minicar outside. Helicopters carrying cameramen from Japanese television stati...More..

32-Year-Old Indian-Origin Dentist Missing In Australia
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

32-Year-Old Indian-Origin Dentist Missing In Australia

NSW Police superintendent Gaven Dengate tells Ray Hadley police questioned the man before was killed in a head-on collision with a truck on Monday night. Investigators said they were keen to speak to anybody wh...More..

Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal

However, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in October that he would consider moving Australia's embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, prompting opposition from Indonesia, the world's most populous Mus...More..

Anonymous Winner Claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Anonymous Winner Claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

SC is one of the only states that allow winners to hide their identities. While standing in line, the victor allowed someone to go in front of them and purchase a ticket for the drawing. A billion-dollar myster...More..