Canada to buy controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Ottawa's decision to purchase the pipeline comes after months of uncertainty in Western Canada , where the federal government, Alberta and British Columbia have been embroiled in an escalating battle over the flow of bitumen. "We are here for what w... More..

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by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon rails at ‘mad Brexiteers’ after European Union talks

The government suggested it could reopen negotiations over the £39bn Brexit divorce bill if it is excluded from the project. Member states have invited the United Kingdom to take part in the negotiations as...More..

Oil tumbles as OPEC and Russia look to raise output
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Oil tumbles as OPEC and Russia look to raise output

If that "holds good until the end of the year, then we are in a structurally more robust market of somewhere around the $60 range", he added. Additionally, ongoing disruptions in economically fragile OPEC membe...More..

Malware Attack, Moon Colonization — Tech Bytes
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Malware Attack, Moon Colonization — Tech Bytes

But for the future, Bezos hopes to build a way for millions of people to work and live in space, leaving the Earth zoned for residential and light industrial use while the moon becomes a solar-powered centr...More..

Grab doughnut deals all over Chicago Friday for National Doughnut Day
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Grab doughnut deals all over Chicago Friday for National Doughnut Day

It's National Donut Day , an annual event that was created in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. Visitors will receive one bare, cinnamon...More..

Cyber crooks claim to hit two big Canadian banks
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Cyber crooks claim to hit two big Canadian banks

On Sunday, the bank received a claim from the alleged perpetrators that they had breached Simplii's customer data, and "began investigating to understand the claim and verify its accuracy". It is also "assess...More..

Italian political crisis causes jitters in financial markets
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Italian political crisis causes jitters in financial markets

Investors fear they could become a referendum on Italy's future in the single currency. Investors are anxious that euroskeptic parties could form a future government that would abandon the euro or commit to spe...More..

Mocking The Common Man, Petrol Prices Cut By One Paisa
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Mocking The Common Man, Petrol Prices Cut By One Paisa

The 60 paise cut in petrol prices and 56 paise cut in diesel price on Wednesday after 16 straight days of hike, which brought cheers for consumers was revised to 1 paise a litre each as Indian Oil said ...More..

Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into parked police car
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into parked police car

The Tesla driver had minor injuries, and the officer was not in the police SUV at the time of the crash. " Tesla has always been clear that Autopilot doesn't make the vehicle impervious to all accidents "...More..

Trump to Impose Tariffs on $50B of China's Tech Goods
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Trump to Impose Tariffs on $50B of China's Tech Goods

In a joint statement on Saturday, the countries said China would "significantly increase" purchases of United States goods and services to reduce their trade imbalance, a key demand from President Donald Trump ...More..

Pret workers bag a £1000 bonus with retailer's sale
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Pret workers bag a £1000 bonus with retailer's sale

Reuters reported previous year that Philippines fast food chain Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC.PS) was exploring a bid worth over $1 billion for Pret. Now it has agreed to buy Pret A Manger, the 32-year-old chai...More..

Starbucks Closing Tuesday in US: What You Need to Know
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks Closing Tuesday in US: What You Need to Know

They were arrested by police minutes after they sat down to await a business meeting. "It doesn't really seem to do much good on average for companies to offer diversity training because they say you can't real...More..

Reboot your router to stop a Russian-linked malware attack
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Reboot your router to stop a Russian-linked malware attack

Officials say by turning it off and back on, it resets in a way that allows the Federal Bureau of Investigation to identify the exact devices that have been infected. Users should update network devices to the ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government

There were suggestions that the failure of the two Eurosceptic parties to form a government could potentially open the door to a return to more moderate, centrist politics in the Eurozone's third largest econom...More..

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise For 16th Day

In Mumbai, along with Delhi and Chennai, prices of the fuel have already touched all-time high levels and are making a record every single day. On Sunday, it was sold at Rs 80.76 a litre. Pradhan further sa...More..

Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

Ellie the service dog was accompanying a passenger en route to Philadelphia when her litter decided it was time to make its entrance into the world. The puppies were delivered with assistance from Tampa Fire...More..

South Korea's president says Kim Jong Un still committed to denuclearization
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

South Korea's president says Kim Jong Un still committed to denuclearization

Three thousand miles away in Singapore, a team of U.S. logistics officials arrived late Monday and was expecting the arrival of a corresponding team from Pyongyang. Later, Kim Jong-Un assembled the party's mili...More..

Prices increasing at the pump for Memorial Day Weekend travel
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Prices increasing at the pump for Memorial Day Weekend travel

Prices at the pump are also on the rise. But if that beach is in California, chances are the most expensive pump prices in the country are nearby. "The price won't stop us from traveling ". The prices ar...More..

by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Russia's Novak says oil production could come back to October 2016 levels

The ministers are considering a supply increase of as much as 1 million barrels a day to cool the market, sources told Reuters . The contract hit its highest since late 2014 at $80.50 last week. This is pure...More..

SpaceX's Elon Musk Proposes Media Company That Rates Journalists. Is He Serious?
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

SpaceX's Elon Musk Proposes Media Company That Rates Journalists. Is He Serious?

The website would be called "Pravda," the Russian word for "truth" and also the name of the official newspaper of the Soviet Union's Communist Party. Outgoing UAW President Dennis Williams said that threateni...More..

Gas prices reach record levels as Memorial Day weekend approaches
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Gas prices reach record levels as Memorial Day weekend approaches

The good news? Prices generally drop back off a bit in summer after Memorial Day. "Although Carolinians will be filling up at the pumps with the highest gas prices since 2014, that won't keep them at home", s...More..

Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

A draft of the settlement, leaked earlier this month, revealed that $5m would be set aside to end the legal battle, which meant that those who paid for the system would receive between $20 and $280 depending on...More..

Fiat Chrysler Is Recalling 4.8 Million Vehicles Over Cruise Control Flaw
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Fiat Chrysler Is Recalling 4.8 Million Vehicles Over Cruise Control Flaw

Australian's who drive Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300 and Dodge Journey models are being warned to exercise caution when using the cruise control system. It warned...More..

High-level U.S., North Korea meeting not canceled despite uncertainty
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

High-level U.S., North Korea meeting not canceled despite uncertainty

In recent days, German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the de facto leader of the "free world", went so far as stating that Europe can no longer rely on the USA as a source of protection. But Pyongyang has since ...More..

5 things you need to know about the GDPR
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

5 things you need to know about the GDPR

Companies had until Friday to comply with the new rules, under which they must clearly ask for consumer's consent to harvest data, so they have to actively "opt-in" and be informed how their data is being used ...More..

Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake

A federal investigation into a self-driving Uber SUV that hit and killed a pedestrian in March has found that the vehicle's emergency braking system was disabled. Pittsburgh mayoral spokesman Timothy McNulty ...More..

Investigation Finds Russian Missile Shot Down Flight MH17
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Investigation Finds Russian Missile Shot Down Flight MH17

The missile that downed a Malaysian plane on flight MH17 above Ukraine in 2014, when 298 people died, was sacked by Russian Federation, according to investigators. He said investigators were not yet ready to ...More..

North Korea breakthrough
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

North Korea breakthrough "just delayed", says top USA commander in South Korea

President Donald Trump's last-minute move to pull out of a highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un further clouded the murky prospects of the global diplomatic push to resolve the nucle...More..

Trump grants posthumous pardon of boxer Jack Johnson
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump grants posthumous pardon of boxer Jack Johnson

She married Johnson later that year, the second of three white women to become his wife. Despite previous efforts to get Johnson pardoned following his death in 1946, but they all fell short. A posthumous pa...More..

USA Gymnastics Initially Covered up Larry Nassar Was Under Investigation
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

USA Gymnastics Initially Covered up Larry Nassar Was Under Investigation

The idea for the Center for SafeSport first appeared in 2010 in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal involving USA Swimming . The grant is designated to provide financial means and assistance for gymnasts who ...More..