Kellogg sells Keebler and Famous Amos to get out of cookie business

The acquisition, set to be closed by the end of July, marks the latest in a series of deals by Ferrero , which has sought to build up its foothold in the United States by buying the likes of Ferrara Candy for $1bn, as well as its takeover of Nest... More..

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Historic move as Chinese bonds join Bloomberg index
by | Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Historic move as Chinese bonds join Bloomberg index

But foreign investors are still in the early stages of investing in onshore Chinese bonds, holding only about 2 percent of the total, said Li Bing, head of Bloomberg China. More than 67 percent of the market ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 03, 2019

"100%" Ready To Shut Down Border, If Mexico Does Not Stop Migrants

Bush. "If I'm pulling a load alone, just my load, that's over $100,000, and that's one truck and you're looking at", said Daniel Belanger, who has been crossing the border back and forth in his truck for al...More..

Google India head Rajan Anandan quits; joins Sequoia Capital India
by | Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Google India head Rajan Anandan quits; joins Sequoia Capital India

Anandan, vice-president for Google south-east Asia and India, is leaving the company at the end of the month to run an accelerator at Sequoia Capital's Indian unit, and also to advise the VC firm on investmen...More..

Gas prices set to rise Monday as carbon tax goes into effect
by | Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Gas prices set to rise Monday as carbon tax goes into effect

While Ford said he is staying out of the federal election, he took pains to brand the carbon pricing scheme as the "Trudeau Liberal carbon tax " and cast doubt on Ottawa's promises. Pallister suggests the fede...More..

China manufacturing index turns positive
by | Wednesday, April 03, 2019

China manufacturing index turns positive

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures rose 32 cents, or 0.5 percent, to $60.46 barrel. On the contrary, economists polled by Reuters had anticipated that spending would fall 0.2%. After the Caixin/Marki...More..

NY Lawmaker Complains, Plans for Airport Chick-Fil-A Pulled
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

NY Lawmaker Complains, Plans for Airport Chick-Fil-A Pulled

Paxton sent letters dated March 28 to Ron Nirenberg and the city council notifying them that he has "directed my office to open an investigation into whether the City's action violates state law", as well as ...More..

PM’s Brexit Deal
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

PM’s Brexit Deal "Head And Shoulders" Above The Rest, Education Secretary Says

Britain's Parliament still can't agree on how to move forward on Brexit. Number 10 officials are understood to have indicated that if the Prime Minister could not get her Withdrawal Agreement through on a fou...More..

BREAKING!!! More money for Nigeria as oil price hits 2019 high
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

BREAKING!!! More money for Nigeria as oil price hits 2019 high

Brent for June settlement increased 37 cents to US$69.38 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. WTI gained 32 percent in the first quarter. "Production cuts from the OPEC+ group of producers ...More..

College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

College Student Murdered After Getting Into Car She Thought Was Her Uber

Officers initially began a missing person´s investigation, distributing photos of her talking on a phone on the street, and of a auto she was seen getting into. "Peggy and I are devastated and crushed over the ...More..

Amazon slashing prices at Whole Foods this week
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Amazon slashing prices at Whole Foods this week

The Seattle retail giant touted a round of price cuts immediately after buying Whole Foods in August 2017 and over the previous year worked to roll out grocery delivery from store locations and introduce discou...More..

Turkey's Eurdogan Loses Control of Major Cities
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Turkey's Eurdogan Loses Control of Major Cities

But Istanbul has been in the hands of parties linked to Mr Erdogan since 1994, when he was elected the city's mayor. Throughout his 16 years of rule, Erdogan's party has conquered over 51 percent of municip...More..

Elon Musk drops rap song
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Elon Musk drops rap song

Released through Emo G Records , "RIP Harambe " reportedly pays tribute to the famous Cincinnati Zoo gorilla who unfortunately died three years ago. Listen to the song below. One Twitter user said: "Most ...More..

Rakuten books JPY 110 billion gain from Lyft IPO
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Rakuten books JPY 110 billion gain from Lyft IPO

Analysts are releasing their ratings of Lyft's shares, amplifying doubts about the money-losing San Francisco company that's facing challenges galore. It's not like Lyft is a bad company, it's that the road ...More..

National Enquirer Says Saudis Not Source of Jeff Bezos Texts
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

National Enquirer Says Saudis Not Source of Jeff Bezos Texts

In a blog post on February 7, Bezos alleged that American Media, threatened to publish embarrassing photos of himself and a woman who wasn't his wife. Becker said, "It's clear that MBS considers The Washin...More..

Aramco flashes its cash but also its independence
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Aramco flashes its cash but also its independence

Despite being largely on par with other oil firms, with considerably lower debts than many of its rivals, Aramco was marked down for its links to the Saudi regime, the agencies said . "In 2018, its (Aramco...More..

Burger King Testing Whopper With Vegan Patty Starting Today
by | Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Burger King Testing Whopper With Vegan Patty Starting Today

For the full story, follow on over to The New York Times . "We conducted an experiment to evaluate how well Whopper fans know their beloved Whopper", Burger King said. White Castle offers an Impossible slide...More..

Erdogan Loses Key Cities in Local Elections
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Erdogan Loses Key Cities in Local Elections

Last year, after Erdogan announced snap parliamentary and presidential elections for June, the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Monitoring Committee voiced concern over their freedom and fairness and ...More..

Facebook increases transparency, gives users greater control over News Feed
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Facebook increases transparency, gives users greater control over News Feed

Called 'Why am I seeing this post?' , users are able to better understand why certain posts are appearing in their News Feed and will have more control over their social experience. If you see something appear...More..

Multiple US airlines facing delays due to system outage
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Multiple US airlines facing delays due to system outage

Southwest and Delta responded in social media to complaints from disgruntled passengers. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines are experiencing system-wide outages Monday le...More..

Govt increases petrol price by Rs6 per litre
by | Monday, April 01, 2019

Govt increases petrol price by Rs6 per litre

The prices of kerosene oil and light diesel oil has also been increased by Rs3 and Rs3 respectively. The new prices will take effect from midnight on April 1. It is worth mentioning that the Oil and Gas Regul...More..

Huawei urges US to drop 'loser's attitude' as carrier business revenue slips
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Huawei urges US to drop 'loser's attitude' as carrier business revenue slips

In its report, released on Thursday, NCSC said that it is "difficult to appropriately risk-manage future products, until Huawei's cyber security processes are remediated". Ren, the company founder, said earli...More..

US, Chinese negotiators wrap up ‘constructive’ trade talks
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

US, Chinese negotiators wrap up ‘constructive’ trade talks

US President Donald Trump has said the two sides were close to a deal, but officials have played down expectations of an imminent agreement. As the USA delegation left its hotel for a full day of talks, Mnu...More..

FCA moves up two-week shutdown of Windsor Assembly to April 1
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

FCA moves up two-week shutdown of Windsor Assembly to April 1

The announcement comes after a previous announcement in late February where FCA said it will build a new assembly plant in Detroit, along with investing in five existing MI plants. "I was shocked and very dis...More..

AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo in $6.9bn cancer push
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo in $6.9bn cancer push

Contingent payments of up to $5.55 billion include $3.8 billion for potential successful achievement of future regulatory and other milestones, as well as $1.75 billion for sales-related milestones. "It also ha...More..

Monsanto Loses Roundup Cancer Trial To The Tune Of $113 Million
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Monsanto Loses Roundup Cancer Trial To The Tune Of $113 Million

According to the Journal , another case involving a married couple in their 70s who also developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma is scheduled to go to trial on Thursday. The verdict in this trial has no impact on futur...More..

Google drops LGBT+ 'conversion therapy' app after outcry
by | Sunday, March 31, 2019

Google drops LGBT+ 'conversion therapy' app after outcry

Google said it had removed the app from its Play Store after "reviewing our policies". "It took months of activism by Truth Wins Out and Change.org, and today Human Rights Campaign, to get Google to pull ...More..

Lyft's stock market debut highlights changing transportation
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Lyft's stock market debut highlights changing transportation

Pink confetti rained down on Logan Green and John Zimmer as the thirtysomething co-founders of Lyft celebrated the start of trading on Nasdaq yesterday morning. "We know the road ahead comes with both massi...More..

Daimler, Geely form electric auto JV
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Daimler, Geely form electric auto JV

Under the agreement, expected to be finalised by the end of this year, the new vehicle will go on global sale in 2022, the German and Chinese auto giants said in a joint statement. This brand has a unique app...More..

U.S. economic growth revised down to 2.2 percent rate in Q4
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

U.S. economic growth revised down to 2.2 percent rate in Q4

Economists had expected the pace of growth to be downwardly revised to 2.4 percent. Even after the negative revision, the 2.9 percent full-year number is the strongest growth the USA economy has reported sin...More..

Renault Wants Nissan Merger to Make Fiat Bid
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Renault Wants Nissan Merger to Make Fiat Bid

It recommended that a majority of directors be independent and recommended that the role of company chairman should be abolished, while an independent, outside director should be chairman of the board. These da...More..

Kia Mohave Masterpiece concept previews a future off-roading SUV
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Kia Mohave Masterpiece concept previews a future off-roading SUV

Better late than never, Kia is racing to catch up to key competitors by adding a flood of new sport-utility vehicles to its line-up, and its giving a hint of what's coming with two SUVs concepts making thei...More..

Heydar Aliyev International Airport once again recognized best CIS airport
by | Saturday, March 30, 2019

Heydar Aliyev International Airport once again recognized best CIS airport

Works will start by the year end to cater for continued traffic growth, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said yesterday. This year, the awards had been dominated by Asian hubs, with three Japanese airports featur...More..

Powell River-bound ferry rider faces disruption at Langdale
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Powell River-bound ferry rider faces disruption at Langdale

It was also a long afternoon for people waiting at the terminal to meet passengers from the Surrey or to catch the next ferry to Horseshoe Bay, including a family of three from Powell River headed to Vancouver ...More..

Sports Direct Intl Plc Statement regarding response from Debenhams Plc
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Sports Direct Intl Plc Statement regarding response from Debenhams Plc

Debenhams has said it will give any firm takeover offer from Mr Ashley's Sports Direct "due consideration" but added that it would not solve its mounting funding crisis. "The Possible Offer is likely to be e...More..