Iranian oil minister calls Trump's order to OPEC insulting

According to the top official, the order issued by the United States leader is " a great insult to [OPEC] governments and nations, and destabilizes the market ". "When a major consuming country speaks, we listen - we listen to the United States, we l... More..

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JetBlue Crew Helps Dog in Distress by Deploying Oxygen
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

JetBlue Crew Helps Dog in Distress by Deploying Oxygen

She accompanied the letter with pictures of Darcy wearing the oxygen mask and being held by flight attendant Spencer while deplaning. When Michelle checked on her little companion, she noticed that Darcy's ...More..

Donald Trump's China Tariffs Don't Apply to Ivanka
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Donald Trump's China Tariffs Don't Apply to Ivanka

Soybeans, which represent a huge slice of American agricultural exports, are being targeted as well as cigarettes and dairy products, among other products. China has vowed to retaliate dollar-for-dollar to an...More..

Tayyip Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first executive president
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tayyip Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first executive president

In a referendum past year, Turkish voters approved a series of comprehensive changes that granted significantly more powers to the president, eliminated the prime minister position and increased the size of the...More..

Woman dependent on oxygen tank dies after company cuts power
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Woman dependent on oxygen tank dies after company cuts power

Daniel's granddaughter Mia offered a further harrowing insight into her suffering, telling NJ.com : 'She was trying to catch her breath - she was gasping for air. A source involved in the rescue mission who sa...More..

Data breach on Timehop app exposes details of 21 MILLION users
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Data breach on Timehop app exposes details of 21 MILLION users

Timehop said that the details were stolen because it didn't use two factor authentication (2FA) on its cloud computing login. Timehop has never stored your credit card or any financial data, location data, or I...More..

Oil dips in nervous trading as US-China trade war looms
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oil dips in nervous trading as US-China trade war looms

The inventories at Cushing, which is the delivery point of United States crude futures, plummeted to their lowest in three and a half years, according to the data that was shown on Thursday. "They (Chinese impo...More..

Erdoğan sworn in as Turkish president with enhanced powers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Erdoğan sworn in as Turkish president with enhanced powers

There is a two-term limit on the office of the president, so he could effectively stay in power until 2028. Supporters in parliament gave him a minute-long standing ovation after he took the oath. Among them ...More..

United Kingdom govt into crisis as Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

United Kingdom govt into crisis as Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Davis did not urge other ministers to resign, saying he was in a unique position because the Brexit secretary's job is to sell the government's policy. "It has been worrying the prime minister's advisers from t...More..

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations

The global coffee giant said that it plans to eliminate all single-use plastic straws by 2020, and will instead cap cold drinks with lids that do not require the use of a straw. Plastic straws have become one o...More..

Seattle plastic straw, utensil ban takes effect
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Seattle plastic straw, utensil ban takes effect

These small pieces of plastic are among the most frequently littered items, advocates for such bans say. Duke Moscrip, founder and CEO of Duke's Seafood and Chowder, told KIRO that his restaurant switch...More..

US hits China with $34B round of tariffs; Beijing strikes back
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

US hits China with $34B round of tariffs; Beijing strikes back

Minutes later, China's Commerce Ministry issued a statement, saying that "the United States has violated World Trade Organization rules and waged the biggest trade war ever in economic history". This is the t...More..

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will offer the leaders of central and eastern Europe on Saturday expanded business ties at a summit in Sofia while seeking to reassure the European Union that Beijing is not t...More..

Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team

But a father of one of the boys told Reuters parents "can't visit our boys in hospital" and that "we have not been told which child has been brought out". Eight boys and their coach are still to be rescued. ...More..

Netflix explores new premium price tier for 4K
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Netflix explores new premium price tier for 4K

Netflix is also planning and testing various versions of plans that could get the HDR videos on the Ultra pack, so that it could stand different and higher above the current premium plan. Netflix has many ser...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Canadian good trade deficit widens in May

Imports rose 1.7 per cent in May, after falling a month earlier. Exports fell 2.0 percent month-over-month in May, reversing a 2.9 percent increase a month ago. A number of Canadian refineries were temporaril...More..

US Job Growth Was Likely Solid In June Despite Trade Risks
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US Job Growth Was Likely Solid In June Despite Trade Risks

The unemployment rate jumped from 3.8%, the lowest since 2000, to 4% because more people joined the labor force to look for work. Average hourly pay rose just 2.7 percent in June from 12 months earlier. US ...More..

Theresa May handed 24 Brexit business questions that need answering NOW
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Theresa May handed 24 Brexit business questions that need answering NOW

Furthermore, the chair of the pro-leave European Research Group (ERG) warned that May could put the Conservatives out of office for years, just like another leader, Robert Peel. Less than nine months before Bri...More..

Windsor's unemployment rate slightly below national average in June
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Windsor's unemployment rate slightly below national average in June

While the overall employment picture is positive, the region's high-tech sector shed 2,700 jobs - the steepest single-month decline since February 2015. Compared with a year earlier, total employment increased ...More..

Ford says no plans to hike China prices despite new tariffs
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Ford says no plans to hike China prices despite new tariffs

China, which just days ago cut tariffs on all imported automobiles, plans to slap an additional 25 percent levy on 545 American products, including USA -made cars , should Trump's administration proceed with p...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US adds solid 213,000 jobs; unemployment up to 4%

Michael Gapen, chief United States economist at Barclays Plc in NY and a former Fed official, said that the boost in workers coming into the labour market bodes well for pushing down the unemployment rate aga...More..

Fed: Trade Uncertainty Could Erode Investments, Confidence
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Fed: Trade Uncertainty Could Erode Investments, Confidence

US central bankers are trying to keep the economy on a sustainable path as growth gets a boost from tax cuts and additional government spending, with a "few" Fed officials saying in the minutes that fiscal po...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Jobs Numbers: U.S. Adds 213,000 in June 2018

New entrants, including blue-collar workers and teenagers, shouldn't have much trouble finding a job. The percentage of unemployment attributable to voluntary quits fell to 12.4 percent, more than reversing a...More..

Starbucks employee fired after mocking customer's stutter
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Starbucks employee fired after mocking customer's stutter

According to the post, the customer claims he was verbally mocked by a barista for his stutter before receiving a cup that included three extra letters at the front of his name. "I sort of got a generic email, ...More..

Bank of England governor Mark Carney upbeat on United Kingdom growth
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Bank of England governor Mark Carney upbeat on United Kingdom growth

Ahead of the match against Sweden, the Bank of England governor sported a Three Lions badge on his suit lapel at a business event in the northern city of Newcastle on Thursday. The BoE in addition forecast th...More..

Sydney Airport and Qantas begin facial recognition trial
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Sydney Airport and Qantas begin facial recognition trial

Now only Qantas passengers on select worldwide flights are able to make use of these systems during the trial. So instead of a boarding pass or passport, facial recognition technology is instead used to...More..

Mark Zuckerberg tops Buffett to become world's third-richest man
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg tops Buffett to become world's third-richest man

Amazon's Jeff Bezos , worth about $141 billion, is first, followed by Microsoft (MSFT) founder Bill Gates , according to the Bloomberg index. It's the first time in the history of the index that tech mogu...More..

Pipeline protesters still dangling from Ironworkers Memorial Bridge
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Pipeline protesters still dangling from Ironworkers Memorial Bridge

George was among the Greenpeace members-from all over Canada as well as the U.S., Mexico, and the United Kingdom -who rappelled from the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge for 35 hours to form a blockade preventing a...More..

USA employment up 177K in June, ADP says
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

USA employment up 177K in June, ADP says

Private-sector hiring remained robust in June but slowed slightly from May's pace, payrolls firm ADP said in a monthly report on Thursday (Jul 5). Over the past 12 months, this sector has gained 285,000 jobs, w...More..

High-end speaker company Sonos is going public
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

High-end speaker company Sonos is going public

Smart speaker maker Sonos has filed to go public. Looking at the broader landscape, Sonos emphasizes its role as an independent player that can work with music streaming services like Apple Music, Pandora,...More..

Iran sees oil price hitting $100 amid supply disruptions
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Iran sees oil price hitting $100 amid supply disruptions

It went down when USA shale producers started pumping more , taking advantage of the higher price. In addition to cutting prices, Saudi Arabia told OPEC it pumped about 10.5 million barrels of crude a da...More..

Man throws soda on teen wearing
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Man throws soda on teen wearing "MAGA" hat

Speaking on the attack Richard said: 'I support my President and if you don't let's have a conversation about it instead of ripping my hat off'. "This is gonna go great in my f--g fireplace, b-h", the man s...More..

UMC recieves favourable ruling in Chinese patent dispute
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

UMC recieves favourable ruling in Chinese patent dispute

The Chinese court ruled Tuesday that Micron violated UMC's patent rights. The patents are not used in Micron's DRAM and NAND technology or products, and UMC and Jinhua rely on distorted interpretations ...More..

Trade tensions starting to affect global economy
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trade tensions starting to affect global economy

Shaun Rein, managing director at the China Market Research Group in Shanghai, said the Chinese government's next play could be to stoke anti-American sentiments among consumers - similar to the boycotts it or...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

US, China fire first shots in ‘largest trade war in economic history’

The Commerce Ministry said Trump "ignited the biggest trade war in economic history ". An official at a company in Shanghai that handles customs clearance for importers said to Reuters that the port of Sha...More..