Economy

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:35

Two Maxmillions prizes, worth $500,000 each, were sold in Toronto and Sault Ste. One of those tickets was sold in Whistler. The Crown corporation said Ontarians have historically had the most luck, winning five previous $60 million dollar prizes.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:06

After cool gadgets, gizmos, rockets, high-tech cars , tunnels, brain-linked computers, candy, the SpaceX co-founder Elon Musk announced that he is going to create a website that would give credibility ratings to individual journalists and news organisations based on their supposed truthfulness.

by | May 26, 2018 | 17:12

On Thursday US President Donald Trump cancelled the summit, scheduled for 12 June, but later suggested it might still go ahead. "Only time [and talent] will tell!" the president tweeted . South Korea's Unification Ministry said it would "do its part" in working toward improving relations with North Korea and formally ending the Korean War as agreed in a historic meeting between the two longtime foes on April 27.

by | May 26, 2018 | 13:06

Rob Scott , Wesfarmers managing director, admitted Homebase had been hampered by his company's "poor execution" after the takeover, compounded by a consumer slump that has swept the retail industry in recent months. Wesfarmers paid £340m for the DIY chain in early 2016 and has been rebranding the stores under the Bunnings name. 'Their attempts to disrupt the UK DIY market have failed after a series of woeful management decisions, clumsy execution and a misguided perception of the UK market.

by | May 26, 2018 | 10:11

The new mom, owner Diane Van Atter and the puppies' father, Golden Nugget, were waiting for a flight home Friday when the puppies started arriving one by one. A round of applause - and a few barks - echoed through the terminal after Puppy 8 (a girl!) was successfully delivered. Airlines don't generally allow pups to fly until they are 8 weeks old, so the family will have to find another way there - with 10 dogs instead of two.

by | May 26, 2018 | 05:20

However, the automaker is aware of at least one report of a driver unable to turn cruise control off. When a auto is traveling uphill with cruise control enabled, the system automatically accelerators to maintain the speed that has been set.

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:26

It is important to understand that the U.S. Department of Justice chose to open an investigation that will analyse whether crypto traders have been manipulating the price of Bitcoin or not. Spoofing involves submitting a string of orders and then canceling them once price moves in the trader's desired direction. Wash trades are when a cheating trader executes trades with himself to give a false impression of market demand that lures other to dive in too.

by | May 26, 2018 | 01:47

Several factors have helped drive oil prices higher, including a wave of global economic growth has driven up demand for oil. "It's just a part of life, and it cost more in California", said Akhmiri Sekhr-ra, about increasing fuel prices as she filled her auto at a Bobby and Steve's gas station in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

by | May 26, 2018 | 00:35

At this point we should note that Pravda , the longtime official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and now a Russian news website of the same name, is already a registered trademark in multiple countries and across several internet domain suffixes.

by | May 26, 2018 | 01:24

Kim said the U.S.' decision to cancel the upcoming talks demonstrates how serious the animosity between the North and the USA remains, which he said underlines the urgent need of a summit between the leaders of the two countries. Nauert said she wasn't aware of whether the Trump administration is now in direct contact with Kim Jong Un's government. "You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used", he added.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:11

Researchers claim that the code used for VPNFilter is similar to that of BlackEnergy malware , which targeted Ukraine's power grid in late 2015 and cut off electricity for hours. In Wednesday's action, the Justice Department said it had obtained a warrant authorising the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seize a computer domain that is part of the command and control system of the VPNFilter botnet .

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:09

Amazon's flexible return policy may not be as risk free as you think. "While we expect the occasional problem with an order, we can not continue to accept returns at this rate", a 2015 email to an Amazon customer read. Included was 550 total purchases where only 43 were returned - which is less than 10percent. In many cases, the customers were eventually able to restore their accounts, but that's a surprisingly extreme measure for a company known for its great customer service to take.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:09

The straw reduction strategy will be two-fold: Straws will be kept behind the counter, so that customers have to ask for them, and plastic straws will be replaced with paper ones, according to Sky News . McDonald's faced pressure on Thursday to ban them from all restaurants but the proposal was later rejected after the company said it was already working on finding alternatives.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:33

One-size-fits-all, those rules just don't work". "What those regulations did is it helped protect against further financial collapse and put some protections in place so the big banks weren't taking too many risky bets with our hard-earned money".

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:44

Netflix's eclipsing of Disney-however brief the moment was-is a watershed moment for the media, as a purely digital company has surpassed a studio that dates back to the Golden Age of movie-making. The Los Gatos, California-based streaming company is spending billions on programming to attract new viewers, prompting concerns among some analysts.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:27

Oil consumers that lock in prices-or hedge-typically fall in two categories: those who are systematic, and buy insurance regularly regardless of the price of oil, and those who are discretionary, or opportunistic, buying at particular prices.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:31

We understand that, but there are very important issues on the table here and it's important that the premiers come and represent that, to discuss that", said Sheena McConnell, a spokeswoman for Horgan. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said last week that he wants to speak about the pipeline's benefits when he's at the conference. The company behind the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Kinder Morgan, has stopped all non-essential spending on the expansion until it is assured the ...

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:59

Deutsche Bank has also signaled that its scaling back United States rates sales and trading, its corporate finance business in the U.S. and Asia and reviewing global equities. Yet Achleitner has since come in the firing line himself for overseeing years of failed strategies at the bank, and his own future could hang in the balance at today's general meeting.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:32

While Russia and OPEC benefit from higher oil prices, up nearly 20 percent since the end of past year, their voluntary output cuts have opened the door to other producers, such as the US shale sector, to ramp up production and gain market share .

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:08

The US National Transportation Safety Board said its preliminary report drew no conclusions about "probable cause". If they braked for every object identified as a potential hazard, they'd risk being rear-ended nearly constantly - one of the biggest problems that Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo has tried to overcome.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:25

The issue, which ate into gains for Tesla shares on Monday, came at a time when Tesla is dealing with reports of crashes involving its vehicles and growing scepticism over its finances. CR tested two vehicles in total and was only able to hit the 130-foot mark once, on the first test of one auto. Musk also claimed that the site would flag "propaganda botnets".

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:59

The plane left Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on 17 July 2014 and was due to arrive at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on the following day. "Within the framework of interaction with the Dutch law-enforcement bodies, the Russian side presented overwhelming evidence confirmed by full-scale tests and clearly pointing to the complicity of precisely Ukrainian crews of Buk missile systems in destroying the Boeing airliner from the Netherlands over Ukraine", Russia's Defense Ministry stressed.

by | May 25, 2018 | 22:51

On oil markets, both main contracts extended Thursday's more than one percent losses after Russian Federation said an agreement with OPEC to cap production - which has provided support to prices in recent years - could be up for revision at a meeting next month.

by | May 25, 2018 | 21:17

While some Trump allies on Capitol Hill praised the move, other lawmakers and experts had warned for weeks that the hastily arranged preparations - taking global allies by surprise - and US officials' failure to accurately gague North Korea's objectives put the talks on precarious ground from the start.

by | May 25, 2018 | 13:02

Not to be confused with the Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman or the acoustic singer of the same name, Johnson was once deemed, by filmmaker Ken Burns, "the most notorious African-American on Earth". Born in 1878 in Galveston, Texas, to former slaves, Johnson overcame hard circumstances to reach the heights of the boxing world and inspired generations with his tenacity and independent spirit.

by | May 25, 2018 | 06:29

I wish we could go wind the clock back and help these entities that failed to investigate have a different culture. Also testifying Wednesday will be U.S. Under sworn testimony, Perry outlined what the organization has done since she took over in December, including closing the national training center at the Karolyi Ranch and implementing a series of recommendations for change.

by | May 25, 2018 | 05:49

Previously, the National Football League had no set policy on the anthem and some players each of the last two seasons had taken to either kneeling or sitting. "Well I think that's good ". Bears coach Matt Nagy said after practice Wednesday that the team will discuss the issue as a group at some point in the future.

by | May 25, 2018 | 04:10

ExxonMobil has spent more than $9 billion on lower-emission equipment and technologies, such as cogeneration, flare reduction, energy efficiency, biofuels, carbon capture and storage and other technologies. The Texas-based company also said it intends to cut flaring, or burning of natural gas, by 25% over the same period. Combined with additional measures outside the United States that are focused on the most significant sources of methane, ExxonMobil expects to achieve a 15% reduction ...

by | May 25, 2018 | 03:42

The nation's highest court ruled Monday that employees who agree to "mandatory arbitration" clauses in employment contracts lose the right to form class-action lawsuits , one of the most powerful deterrents against corporate misbehavior.

by | May 24, 2018 | 10:08

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering launching a trade investigation of auto imports on national security grounds, a senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday. The plan remains in its early stages, and is likely to face significant opposition from a number of interest groups, from foreign trading partners to domestic dealers of imported cars, the newspaper added.

by | May 23, 2018 | 22:50

M&S said its remaining clothing and home stores would be larger and more orientated around technology. M&S faces unrelenting competition both in clothing and food on the high street and online, while efforts to revitalise its business are being hampered by an ongoing squeeze on consumers' spending power.

by | May 23, 2018 | 16:32

Guru3D reiterated the same sentiment when it pointed out that the old style pilot glasses of the character could be from the Second World War . It'll be interesting to see if this year's Battlefield sports a new class or if EA and DICE are playing with the community? More will be revealed during the Battlefield V reveal event on May 23rd, which is set to be hosted by The Daily Show's Trevor Noah.

by | May 23, 2018 | 16:13

The American dream, or nightmare, was to become "a Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness". "I have many favorite books by Roth, but this is one of them". and wielding a vocabulary of 77 words". He survived a burst appendix in the late 1960s and near-suicidal depression in 1987. Readers have long argued over the true level of autobiography in Roth's novels and the character Nathan Zuckerman, whose passage from aspiring young writer to socially compromised ...

by | May 23, 2018 | 16:03

Trey Gowdy , R-S.C. "To my knowledge, the Democrats have not requested that information", she said. His tweets prompted the Justice Department to ask its inspector general to expand an ongoing probe into the surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page to include a review of whether the FBI was politically motivated in its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 u.s.

by | May 23, 2018 | 11:47

President Donald Trump , and the election of the populist, EU-skeptic coalition in Italy. But the meeting in Brussels ended with members of the European Parliament complaining that Zuckerberg had used the session's odd format to evade specific questions and just repeat statements he had made in the past.