Japan temporarily suspends purchase of Canadian wheat

The plant, from unidentified origin, was initially found on a frontage road within Alberta past year, shortly after it made it through spraying of the location using weed killer, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) pointed out Thursday. More..

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Tesco Takes Aim at Combined Sainsbury, Asda With Price Cuts
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Tesco Takes Aim at Combined Sainsbury, Asda With Price Cuts

Tesco said a drive to lower prices for customers had boosted its quarterly sales, in an ominous warning for rivals three years after the United Kingdom retailer embarked on a turnaround programme. Earlier this ...More..

McDonald's announces end of plastic straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

McDonald's announces end of plastic straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland

McDonald's United Kingdom and Ireland announced that it would be incorporating paper straws into all its restaurants starting in September. A petition calling for the chain to stop using plastic straws has ...More..

Elon Musk's company to build airport express system for Chicago
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elon Musk's company to build airport express system for Chicago

Musk also said that he hopes that the public is cheering for the project to be a success because if it is, "everybody wins" but if it is not, only his investors lose money. Musk, who described the project as re...More..

Canada Goose (GOOS) Upgraded to
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Canada Goose (GOOS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

GOOS has been the subject of several other research reports. ( NYSE:GOOS ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Canada Goose Holdings Inc (NYSE: GOOS ) stock was soaring on Friday following the release o...More..

McDonald's is ditching plastic straws from all their Irish restaurants
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

McDonald's is ditching plastic straws from all their Irish restaurants

The widening ban on plastic straws comes as United Nations figures show eight million tonnes of plastic - bottles, packaging and other waste - enter the ocean each year, killing marine life and entering the hum...More..

Zenith and Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne Win Global Ride-Sharing Company DiDi
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Zenith and Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne Win Global Ride-Sharing Company DiDi

According to a Didi Chuxing spokesperson: 'What I can say is that Melbourne drivers are continuing to respond exceptionally well to the product we are offering.in fact, almost 100 drivers attended a driver regi...More..

BHP to go ahead with $3bn iron ore mine in Australia’s Pilbara
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

BHP to go ahead with $3bn iron ore mine in Australia’s Pilbara

The dual-listed mining giant said the project, which would also generate about 2500 construction jobs in Western Australia, would fully replace production from its Yandi mine . It is expected to have a strip r...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Boeing, others assessing impact of US-China tariffs

China has published its own list of threatened tariffs on US$50 billion in U.S. goods, including soybeans, aircraft, and cars, and has said it would hit back if Washington followed up with further measures....More..

Jaguar Land Rover launches CARPE new vehicle subscription
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover launches CARPE new vehicle subscription

All servicing, maintenance, insurance and roadside assistance costs are included up front, in what JLR calls an "unlimited motoring package". Carpe is offered by InMotion, JLR's mobility services arm. Some ...More..

European Central Bank calls halt to quantitative easing, despite 'soft' euro
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

European Central Bank calls halt to quantitative easing, despite 'soft' euro

China stocks led the losses, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite index plumbing a 20-month low , as investors anxious about the negative economic impact arising from the trade tensions with the United State....More..

British retailer mulls closing all 20 stores
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

British retailer mulls closing all 20 stores

N Brown said in a statement it was entering a consultation with staff to consider closing its 20 stores ahead of the expiry of their leases. Its 20 stores generated £15m of revenue (2% of Group revenue) and a l...More..

NBS: Average petrol price decreased across Nigeria in May
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

NBS: Average petrol price decreased across Nigeria in May

The RAC branded the rise in fuel prices in May as "a hellish month for motorists" with the cost of filling a 55-litre family auto increasing by £3.29 to £71.18. RAC fuel spokesman Rod Dennis said: "At last, ret...More..

Shooting that killed one child likely caused by road rage, police say
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Shooting that killed one child likely caused by road rage, police say

The man suddenly pulled out a handgun and shot Meghan Bigelow repeatedly. The affidavit, released Friday, says the suspect, Jeremy Webster told Westminster Police he has unspecified mental health issues and...More..

China's CK Infrastructure bids A$12.98 billion for Australian gas pipeline firm
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

China's CK Infrastructure bids A$12.98 billion for Australian gas pipeline firm

The price represents a premium of 33 percent to APA's closing price a day before the bid was made. The CKI-led consortium, which includes CK Asset Holdings Ltd and Power Assets Holdings Ltd, has informed AP...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

SA's unemployment rate heads down in May

However, the state's underemployment rate - those who want to work more hours than they're getting - increased by 0.2 percentage points to 9.8 per cent. At 12.5183 million, employment now stands at the highes...More..

United Kingdom housing market stuck in the doldrums
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

United Kingdom housing market stuck in the doldrums

Across the United Kingdom, buyer demand continues to decline but to a lesser extent that at the beginning of the year. Quite possibly, a lot of vendors have held off marketing their homes over the last few mo...More..

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to become CFO of General Motors
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to become CFO of General Motors

A pair of men round out the c-suite team: Mark Reuss as Vice President and product guru; and Dan Ammann as President and in-house futurist, pursuing new business opportunities such as the Cruise self-driving au...More..

Rolls-Royce cuts 4,600 jobs to boost profit
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Rolls-Royce cuts 4,600 jobs to boost profit

The union Unite warned: "There is a real danger that Rolls-Royce will cut too deep and too fast with these jobs cuts, which could ultimately damage the smooth running of the company and see vital skills and exp...More..

The Trump Presidency: Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese goods
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Trump Presidency: Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese goods

The announcement Friday did not say when the tariffs would take effect. The declaration was made on Friday morning after Donald Trump announced 25% tariffs on at least $ 50 billion worth of Chinese good...More..

Facebook sets new rules to regulate targeted advertising
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Facebook sets new rules to regulate targeted advertising

Zuckerberg was present to address the concerns of Facebook's biggest data breach which compromised user information of around 87 million people. Then, if users click on an ad, they will get a notification tha...More..

One of two Kansas officers shot during inmate transport dies
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

One of two Kansas officers shot during inmate transport dies

Bailiff says it's possible the deputies were overcome with their own weapons. Investigators will be reviewing surveillance video , according to Kansas City Police Department spokesman Zac Blair. The investigat...More..

Seattle City Council reverses course, repeals homeless service tax on job creators
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Seattle City Council reverses course, repeals homeless service tax on job creators

ALICEA: It's unclear where this episode leaves Seattle in its efforts to fight homelessness or in its relationship with a major employer, and all of this could serve as a warning for cities looking to land Ama...More..

UK Supreme Court rules plumber in gig economy entitled to worker rights
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

UK Supreme Court rules plumber in gig economy entitled to worker rights

Conceptually, it is both legitimate and convenient to treat the three positive findings of the tribunal as having been founded upon a conclusion that Mr Smith was a "worker" within the meaning of s.230 (3)(b) o...More..

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes resigns from firm she founded
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes resigns from firm she founded

Holmes remains chairman of the company's board. Holmes agreed in March to settle "massive fraud" charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission under which she was barred from serving as an officer or ...More..

Trump ready to impose tariffs on about $50 billion in Chinese goods
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump ready to impose tariffs on about $50 billion in Chinese goods

At the same event, Cohn said the U.S. needs to "enforce the rule of law" on China's perceived theft of United States intellectual property. He said that if China retaliated , the United States would author...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

European Central Bank to end crisis-era stimulus programme in December

The central bank left interest rates unchanged. Alongside the euro's drop, the pound was also trading down against the dollar at $1.3304 after USA retail sales figures were given a boost. The Dow Jones Indust...More..

American Air Partner to Resume Flights Midday After 675 Canceled
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

American Air Partner to Resume Flights Midday After 675 Canceled

The airline says the problem with a system that affects crew scheduling and dispatch operations was resolved and service was expected to resume at noon today. Passengers said they saw frustrated people spending...More..

Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks cereals over salmonella fears
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks cereals over salmonella fears

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said it worked with the company after preliminary evidence showed the cereal was linked to more than 70 illnesses, including 24 hospitalizations, in 31 states . The recall...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in United Kingdom and Ireland

The straw switchover will start in September and be fully in place by 2019. In April, the British government proposed a ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in England. "The [British] government's ambitious ...More..