Drunk 'Irish' woman abuses airline crew after being refused wine

In a video clip recorded by a cabin crew member, the woman can be heard using expletives several times. She claimed that she has worked for free for people from Asia as an worldwide criminal lawyer. She also claimed to be part of a boycott movemen... More..

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Pink Legacy diamond sets new world record
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pink Legacy diamond sets new world record

Christie's worldwide head of jewellery, Rahul Kadakia, described The Pink Legacy as "one of the world's greatest diamonds". The sale of Pink Legacy has surpassed that, at $2.637 million per carat. Christie's wo...More..

USA stocks slump amid Apple losses, tech sell-off
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

USA stocks slump amid Apple losses, tech sell-off

The slide in the sector came as titan Apple Inc ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) shares fell around 5% during the regular session to $194.17 after supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE) slashed its earnings and sales fore...More..

Amazon to spend $5 billion on new HQs in New York, Virginia
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Amazon to spend $5 billion on new HQs in New York, Virginia

New York State, meanwhile, said Tuesday that it will give Amazon $1.525 billion worth of tax breaks, should it create the promised 25,000 jobs, while Virginia offered $573 million, plus almost $200 million m...More..

Woman attacks McDonald's manager over tomato sauce
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Woman attacks McDonald's manager over tomato sauce

ABC7 quotes authorities as saying, on October 27 a woman entered the employee back door of the restaurant around 11pm and asked workers for ketchup. "When the store manager said she could not be in the build...More..

Britain and the European Union came to an agreement on Brexit
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Britain and the European Union came to an agreement on Brexit

The British pound was down 1% against the dollar at $1.2850 early Monday following reports that the United Kingdom government's preparations to leave the European Union are close to faltering. The pound h...More..

Oil sinks 7% into bear market on oversupply fears
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Oil sinks 7% into bear market on oversupply fears

THE price of crude oil , which has been falling in the past three weeks, further dropped from $71 per barrel to $69 per barrel, yesterday as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries , OPEC, predicted...More..

Boeing CEO: 737 Max jets are safe
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Boeing CEO: 737 Max jets are safe

A safety feature added to the updated 737 Max, which was created to prevent pilots from losing control, has been implicated by Indonesian investigators in a Lion Air jet's sudden dive into the Java Sea afte...More..

Oil prices rise by more than 1% after Saudi announcement
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Oil prices rise by more than 1% after Saudi announcement

Global oil prices tumbled into a bear market last week, down more than 20% from their recent peak. Saudi Arabia is the de facto leader of the group. Since May, Opec production has risen 820,000 barrels a ...More..

Duterte calls for 'swift' conclusion of RCEP trade deal
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Duterte calls for 'swift' conclusion of RCEP trade deal

Some of those attending are expected to announce major progress on a massive China-backed trade deal that excludes the USA, in a rebuke to President Donald Trump's increasingly unilateralist approach to worldwi...More..

Flipkart's Binny Bansal Quits As CEO After
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Flipkart's Binny Bansal Quits As CEO After "Personal Misconduct" Probe

Walmart did admit in its statement that even though they did not find any evidence to 'corroborate the complaint' , it did find Binny to be responsible for a 'lack of transparency' in dealing with the situa...More..

Apple iPhone XR shipment forecast slashed by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Apple iPhone XR shipment forecast slashed by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Kuo now expects Apple to ship 70 million iPhone XR units during the holiday quarter, down from his original forecast of 100 million units. Screen maker Japan Display cited lower smartphone demand in cutting...More..

Amazon Will Split HQ2 Between NY, Northern Virginia
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Amazon Will Split HQ2 Between NY, Northern Virginia

According to the business-focused newspaper, Amazon is expected to make the announcement on its so-called " HQ2 " cities as soon as Tuesday. Bezos has a home near Crystal City in Washington, D.C., close to th...More..

Investigation under way as airline pilots spot UFO off Irish coast
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Investigation under way as airline pilots spot UFO off Irish coast

An investigation is under way after several airline pilots reported a UFO sighting over Ireland. The pilot of British Airways flight BA94 from Montreal to London contacted Shannon Air Traffic Control after se...More..

by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

OPEC moves to combat plummeting oil prices

The world's second and third crude producers - after they were overtaken by the United States thanks to shale oil - Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are the core of an alliance of producer nations that suc...More..

Declining oil becomes an emerging market catalst
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Declining oil becomes an emerging market catalst

The sources said any such deal would depend on factors including the level of Iranian exports after the United States imposed sanctions on Tehran but granted Iran's top oil buyers waivers to continue buying oil...More..

by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Saudi Arabia in talks to cut crude output

Earlier this week, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said the country plans to increase its oil output and export capacity in 2019, with a focus on the southern oilfields, and is close to reaching a deal wi...More..

Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Freebie Friday: Discounts for Veterans Day 2018

Veterans Day is coming up on Sunday, November 11, 2018 and that means several places are offering discounts, free meals and deals to say thank you. This Sunday, veterans and active military personnel can sto...More..

Ford gets into the e-scooter craze with Spin acquisition
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Ford gets into the e-scooter craze with Spin acquisition

Hawkins of the news site, part of Vox Media. A community backlash led to public hearings, cease and desist letters, and eventually the city issued a temporary ban on e-scooters. By combining our strength in a...More..

China's exports to U.S. tick up as traders try to beat tariffs
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

China's exports to U.S. tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Analysts largely believe the uptick in exports is a result of American businesses rushing to bring in goods before the tariff rate on $200 billion worth of imports from China increases in January. Dollar-de...More..

E-cigarettes to face new sales limits from FDA, says official
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

E-cigarettes to face new sales limits from FDA, says official

Tobacco activists said the FDA should impose even greater restrictions, including banning online sales. A senior FDA official said details of the ban would be announced next week, and that menthol and mint...More..

US Fed leaves rates unchanged
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

US Fed leaves rates unchanged

Financial markets, which had expected the Fed to hold its benchmark overnight lending rate steady in the current range of 2.00 per cent to 2.25 per cent this week, ticked lower after the statement was relea...More..

Province testing universal child care at select sites, none in mid-island
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Province testing universal child care at select sites, none in mid-island

Funding comes through a $60-million investment as part of the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement with the federal government. "More than 50 childcare facilities will be converted to universal childcare p...More..

Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records

The Chinese company hit a record $1bn in sales in 85 seconds, and then just shy of $10bn in the first hour of the 24-hour spree. Less than 10 minutes in, Alibaba's massive 24-hour online shopping extravagan...More..

Dubai Police Train On Hoverbikes
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Dubai Police Train On Hoverbikes

It takes two-and-a-half hours for the bikes to reach full charge, and each one will set Dubai back around $150,000. Hoversurf - a Russian-owned company based in California - has gifted Dubai's police ...More..

Mazda Confirms New Mazda3, Generation of Cars for LA
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Mazda Confirms New Mazda3, Generation of Cars for LA

Aside from its revised design language, the new Mazda3 also promises to improve performance attributes thanks to Mazda's latest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture and powertrain technologies. This suggests the n...More..

No Proposal From Government Seeking RBI's Surplus Reserves: Top Official
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

No Proposal From Government Seeking RBI's Surplus Reserves: Top Official

This framework would stipulate the amount of reserves that the Central bank should maintain. Earlier this week, the Indian Express had reported that the alleged rift between the Centre and the RBI was bec...More..

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Fork: Poloniex Announces Pre-fork Trading Support
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Fork: Poloniex Announces Pre-fork Trading Support

Recent Fork monitor social media posts describe Craig Wright as a BCH primary supporter and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator. The upcoming Bitcoin Cash [BCH] has already given a hard time for users. ...More..

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs

The Montreal-based company said will sell its Q400 turboprop aircraft program to a subsidiary of Longview Aviation Capital Corp. for about US$300 million ($444.3m). On the back of the restructuring announcement...More..

Flight Attendant Breastfeeds Passenger's Crying Baby
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Flight Attendant Breastfeeds Passenger's Crying Baby

Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed! "A cry that will make you want to do anything to help", she shared in a Facebook post on Wednesday . I thought to mys...More..