Economy

by | May 30, 2018 | 04:37

Jim Cota told the LA Times . The police SUV ended up with its two passenger-side wheels on a pavement. " Tesla has always been clear that Autopilot doesn't make the vehicle impervious to all accidents". Cota wrote that the vehicle had Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature activated when it crashed into a parked police department vehicle. In March, a Model X crashed into a highway barrier in California .

by | May 30, 2018 | 01:28

According to a May 28th, 2018 Simplii Financial Facebook post , the bank has "implemented enhanced online security measures in response to a claim received on Sunday, May 27 that fraudsters may have electronically accessed certain personal and account information for some of our clients".

by | May 30, 2018 | 00:50

Luxembourg-based JAB Holding Co. has added yet another chain to its collection - Pret A Manger. Tuesday said it would acquire Pret, as the chain is commonly known, from private equity owner Bridgepoint Advisers Ltd . Last year, Bridgepoint reportedly considered taking Pret to the stock markets through an initial public offering - but ultimately chose to sell the company outright.

by | May 29, 2018 | 19:14

The draft rules would ban the 10 single-use plastic products that make up 70 percent of all marine litter, according to a news release . The European Commission estimates to that once the rules are fully implemented, businesses may be liable for an extra €3 billion per year.

by | May 29, 2018 | 16:27

According to the Perception Institute, the consultants who helped design the training, unconscious bias refers to the attitudes - both positive and negative - that people can have towards others without knowing it. If a Starbucks employee thinks the situation isn't safe, he or she should call the police. The high-profile incident prompted the company to create the diversity training day that involves shutting down many Starbucks location for the afternoon of May 29, as well as enact several ...

by | May 29, 2018 | 12:52

The oil price fell 2 per cent on Monday from $US76.17 to $US74.49, wiping out much of the gains over the past month. Brent and WTI have respectively fallen by 5.5 percent and 7.5 percent from peaks reached earlier in May. Libya's oil crescent on Sunday announced a maximum security alert over possible terrorist attacks in vital oil ports and oilfields, as OPEC's third disruptor-after Iran and Venezuela-threatens to further unsettle today's turbulent oil market.

by | May 29, 2018 | 10:48

Petrol in Delhi costs Rs 78.27 a litre and diesel is priced at Rs 69.17. On Sunday, it was sold at Rs 80.76 a litre. The revisions continued till just before the general elections in 2004 when oil companies went slow and after a Congress-led UPA came to power the entire process was reviewed as the worldwide oil prices started moving up.

by | May 29, 2018 | 08:20

The directive would also make European Union countries set national targets for reducing the use of plastic food containers and drinks cups, force industry to help cover the costs of waste management, and encourage deposit refund schemes in countries so that 90% of single-use plastic drinks bottles are collected by 2025.

by | May 29, 2018 | 06:41

In Warwickshire, the fire service said five properties were struck by lightning in the early hours of Sunday. It was estimated that Britain was hit by lightning up to 20,000 times during the night of intense storms. The Met Office issued a yellow warning for severe weather affecting parts of Wales, southern and central England through Monday morning. Tomasz Schafernaker, a forecaster at BBC Weather, tweeted: "Mother of all thunderstorms now over London".

by | May 29, 2018 | 05:53

That's because a malware system linked to Russian Federation has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers. The attack targeted a huge range of devices, and investigators were unable to narrow it down by manufacturer or other categories.

by | May 29, 2018 | 02:14

It's another controversy for Ford to deal with, but the first he's directly implicated in. In a brief statement issued Wednesday night, the Ontario Liberals say they plan to release a recording Thursday morning of Ford and Etobicoke Centre PC candidate Kinga Surma.

by | May 28, 2018 | 14:28

The National Weather Service is predicting a high of 77 on Saturday in the Tri-Cities, 81 on Sunday and 86 on Monday, with sunny skies throughout the weekend. AAA says gas prices for the holiday weekend will be the highest we've seen since 2014. "But there's a lot of state troopers and cops out", said Eythan Kramm.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:38

OPEC oil producers and Russian Federation are due to meet in Vienna on June 22 to discuss easing supply curbs that have helped drive world oil prices to $80 a barrel, raising gas prices and hurting big energy importers such as India . Initial talks are being led by the energy ministers of OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation at St. Petersburg this week along with their counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, which holds the OPEC presidency this year, the sources said.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:15

MT in Calgary in an attempt to achieve an agreement and avoid a work stoppage. Nearly 100 per cent of their members who voted on the latest offer rejected it, with turnouts ranging from 77 to 89 per cent. The strike notice rekeaser a day after the union rejected the company's latest contract offer. Canadian Pacific will continue to meet with union members in the hopes of reaching agreements, the company said in a statement , adding it has started its contingency plan to ensure a smooth ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 23:47

However for some customers the outage did not result in a loss - just inconvenience. Chief Customer Officer Business and Private Banking Anthony Healy issued an apology for "letting customers down". One person on Facebook wrote: "When you found out about this problem why don't you text all of your customers?" They revealed that NAB customers were still able to use non-NAB operated eftpos machines, BUT are not able to withdraw any cash.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:13

The recall applies to cans of Spam Classic with a "Best By" date of February 2021. The issues with the specific set of Hormel Foods products were initially drawn to FSIS' attention after it received four consumer complaints about metal objects found in the canned products.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:39

Raising production would ease 17 months of strict supply curbs amid concerns that a price rally has gone too far, with ICE Brent Crude Oil having hit its highest since late Y 2014 at 80.50 bbl . OPEC and its allies are scheduled to meet June 22 to discuss, among other things, the supply reduction put in place that has pulled since past year about 1.8 million b/d total from the market.

by | May 27, 2018 | 23:13

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by | May 27, 2018 | 21:26

Moon said Trump's decision left him "perplexed" and was "very regrettable". In a tweet Friday, Trump had said "very productive talks" were continuing on the North Korean summit. - The opening of the Trump-Kim summit depends on future negotiations. Vice President Mike Pence made similar remarks in a Fox News interview earlier this week, suggesting North Korean leadership could end up like Gaddafi if the country does not denuclearize.

by | May 27, 2018 | 20:52

Any 12-ounce cans of Spam with a "Best By" date of February 2021 and the production codes F020881 through F020889 are being recalled, and so are 12-ounce cans of Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf with February 2021 expiration dates and codes F02098 and F02108.

by | May 27, 2018 | 20:32

Approximately 100 government officials and Nissan executives were in attendance. The one-off Leaf Open Car is based on the second generation Nissan Leaf , but in addition to its roof being chopped off, the two rear doors have also been deleted.

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:03

OPEC oil producers and Russian Federation are due to meet in Vienna on June 22 to discuss easing supply curbs that have helped drive world oil prices to $80 a barrel, raising gas prices and hurting big energy importers such as India. Saudi oil minister Khaled al-Faleh said at an economic conference in Russian Federation that a gradual output increase could happen in the second half of the year to prevent any supply shocks, according to the RIA Novosti agency.

by | May 27, 2018 | 16:46

The court was also ruling on a separate, but similar challenge, launched by the City of Vancouver. The province, which is fighting the project in three other courtrooms, was forced to defend the environmental certificate granted to the Trans Mountain pipeline project by the previous B.C.

by | May 27, 2018 | 15:48

There was uncertainty over "the range of possible outcomes for economic activity and inflation ", depending on the Administration's trade policy. But the Federal Reserve isn't anxious about it - yet. The price index for personal consumption expenditure (PCE), an inflation gauge preferred by the Fed, rose 2 percent from a year ago in March , the biggest increase since February 2017 and meeting the Fed's 2-percent inflation target.

by | May 27, 2018 | 11:32

In contrast, Pilot said, Congress leaders are united and focused on winning the next assembly elections in Rajasthan. "We will win such seats which were not with us in northeast, West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and many other places", the party chief said.

by | May 27, 2018 | 11:08

That was the answer that drew gasps and incredulous laughter at Twitter Australia's headquarters in Sydney on Friday morning. "I don't have a laptop , no, I do everything on my phone", he told 9 News presenter Deb Knight, who'd asked Dorsey about his own online security practices .

by | May 27, 2018 | 10:05

Jurors issued the verdict including $21.75 million in compensatory damages and $4 million in punitive damages, and found Johnson & Johnson liable for two-thirds of the verdict amount and the entirety of the punitive amount. "People need to know about this". "It was our great honor to represent Joanne and Gary Anderson in this battle against Johnson & Johnson", said trial attorney David Greenstone of Simon Greenstone Panatier, who was one of the attorneys who tried the case.

by | May 27, 2018 | 11:17

The Brazilian state-owned oil company, Petrobras , has announced it is cutting the price of diesel by 10% to give the government time to negotiate with striking lorry drivers. "There is a lack of fuel in practically all the service stations that we have contacted", she said. In a bid to diffuse the situation, Petrobras pledged to reduce fuel prices by 10 percent for 15 days - a decision that sent its shares plunging by around 14 percent.

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:51

Following an Australia-wide outage that saw EFTPOS machines go down and customers unable to access their funds, NAB has offered a "sincere" apology, and promised to compensate those who can show that they suffered losses as a result. "We had a series of failures caused by a power issue that then brought down the mainframe", Batchelor said in a statement. "We've had an outage in terms of time - we know that that looks like - but we don't know the extent of the impact on individual ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:59

A fight broke out between two passengers aboard an American Airlines flight headed to Miami. Bill Bolduc, a witness and passenger, recorded the fight Wednesday and told WSVN that it all stemmed from an unruly passenger asking for more alcohol.

by | May 27, 2018 | 05:10

Unions have demanded better protection for frontline rail staff from irate passengers as cancellations and delays continued on the Govia Thameslink Railway and Northern rail lines. Full cancellations: 1,159. Part-cancellations: 1,048. "Northern commuters are invisible to them". 'I'm very clear that this problem his arisen for two prime reasons: the problems with the electrification that Network Rail is carrying out on the line through Bolton; and the failure of Network Rail to deliver a ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 03:24

In a fresh twist to the PNB fraud case, CBI Joint Director Rajiv Singh, who is overseeing the probe, has been prematurely repatriated to his home cadre of Tripura. "These firms and Modi's Firestar group of companies had fraudulently obtained Rs 6,498 crore through Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) issued by the Punjab National Bank , Brady House branch in Mumbai ", the central probe agency said in a statement.

by | May 27, 2018 | 00:38

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced efforts to disrupt a global bonnet targeting the government, military and security organizations. The hackers are believed to have used VPNFilter malware to target the routers. It's not yet known how the VPNFilter malware infiltrated the routers. 'Detection and analysis of the malware's network activity is complicated by its use of encryption and misattributable networks'.

by | May 27, 2018 | 00:04

At 2.26pm, ONGC shares were trading 8.26% lower at Rs161.05, while Oil India Ltd fell 9.78% to Rs208. The survey also showed that the total loss notched up by 82 loss-making Central Public Sector Enterprises during the year stood at a whopping Rs 25,045 crore.

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.