Smoking passenger forces Southwest flight to make emergency landing in San Jose

The plane landed safely at San Jose Mineta International Airport, about 50 miles south of San Francisco. Officials say there were indications someone was smoking in the restroom. "The flight landed without incident where it was met by local law enf... More..

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US Job Growth Accelerates, Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

US Job Growth Accelerates, Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent

When the report was released it showed the unemployment rate had fallen to 3.8 percent, the lowest in 18 years, as the economy continued to add jobs at a rapid pace . Surveys of economists had predicted that...More..

Buffett said to have offered Uber $3bn but talks died
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Buffett said to have offered Uber $3bn but talks died

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he would fulfil a career ambition in securing investment from Warren Buffett after Bloomberg revealed that talks took place over a $ 3 billion deal. Larger stock investm...More..

Poundland responds to ThamesLink diss on Twitter
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Poundland responds to ThamesLink diss on Twitter

Its poor performance, along with that of Northern rail, prompted Transport Secretary Chris Grayling on Wednesday to say the "rail industry has collectively failed" passengers . "We think we have a pretty great...More..

Trudeau Says Pence Scuttled NAFTA Deal With Untenable Ultimatum
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trudeau Says Pence Scuttled NAFTA Deal With Untenable Ultimatum

One of several Republicans to voice opposition, Ryan said the administration should not be targeting "America's allies when we should be working with them to address the unfair trading practices of countries li...More..

Erdogan backers target French weekly over 'Dictator' cover
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Erdogan backers target French weekly over 'Dictator' cover

Another poster of the front cover - a portrait of Erdogan with the headline "The Dictator". President Emmanuel Macron rallied behind the magazine Monday calling the harassment "totally unacceptable". The stro...More..

by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Deutsche Bank CEO Says Staff Are ‘Sick and Tired’ of Bad News

S&P had initiated its review after Mr Sewing's appointment, saying that the repeated changes of leadership at the bank posed questions over its long-term direction, against a background of chronically low profi...More..

Channel 4 reveals shortlisted cities for new national headquarters
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Channel 4 reveals shortlisted cities for new national headquarters

The seven shortlisted locations in the running for the national headquarters are Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Greater Manchester, Leeds , Liverpool and the West Midlands. The channel has selected Liverpool f...More..

California Chick-fil-A to Pay $18 an Hour for Some Employees
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

California Chick-fil-A to Pay $18 an Hour for Some Employees

The minimum wage in California is now $11 per hour with a $1 an hour increase until 2022, bringing the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour. While the high hourly wages might be a challenge for the business, ...More..

And the kitchen sink: European Union to hit back at USA tariffs
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

And the kitchen sink: European Union to hit back at USA tariffs

Former British trade minister Francis Maude called Trump's decision "stupid", "counterproductive" and that "any government that embarks on a protectionist path inflicts the most damage on itself". David O...More..

OECD expects global economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2018
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

OECD expects global economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2018

Global economy is at the phase of strong growth driven by a rebound in trade, higher investment and buoyant job creation. The Reserve Bank was expected to lift interest rates next year to slow rising inflatio...More..

Italy's New Government Could Offer Stability At Home But Rattle The EU
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Italy's New Government Could Offer Stability At Home But Rattle The EU

Mattarella refused to tap the choice of Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte, the favorite of the Five-Star and the Northern League, because of his insistence on arch-Euroskeptic Paolo Salvona as finance mi...More..

Lawsuit Claims Facebook Tricked Users Into Signing New Terms of Service
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Lawsuit Claims Facebook Tricked Users Into Signing New Terms of Service

Thanks to GDPR, we take a look at the future. The GDPR has, of course, emerged as a major business driver for data security and authentication solutions providers like Jumio . Moreover, it puts them at a hig...More..

Waymo to get more than 60,000 cars from Fiat Chrysler for robotaxis
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Waymo to get more than 60,000 cars from Fiat Chrysler for robotaxis

Waymo is now the only company allowed to operate a fleet of fully-autonomous vehicles without a safety driver and this promises to transform the ride-hailing sector. Waymo continues to get closer to its goal o...More..

Trump hits China with $50B tariffs, investment restrictions
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump hits China with $50B tariffs, investment restrictions

Treasury Steven Mnuchin said then that the conflict was "on hold" after Beijing promised to buy more US goods to help narrow its multibillion-dollar trade surplus with the United States. Mr. Trump has bemoaned ...More..

Trump's global trade war
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump's global trade war

The European Commission tweeted that the tariffs represented "protectionism, pure and simple". Meanwhile, Mexico has answered the United States tariffs with its own on products including pork bellies ,...More..

Starbucks customers skeptical racial bias training will result in real change
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Starbucks customers skeptical racial bias training will result in real change

I welcome the opportunity to begin a relationship with them to share learnings and experiences. "I think it's excellent that Starbucks is doing it, because its already a corporation that has a lot of diversit...More..

Trump levies steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump levies steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

The 25-percent levy on steel and 10-percent tariff on aluminum will go into effect at midnight. European leaders also vowed to proceed with a complaint to the World Trade Organisation. Tata Steel has urged th...More..

Dollar gains against euro as Italy's deepening crisis takes its toll
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Dollar gains against euro as Italy's deepening crisis takes its toll

Before the political storm, Italy's banks had been outperforming eurozone rivals after reducing a bad loan burden that had threatened to cripple them. Asian markets meanwhile mostly rose on renewed hopes for ...More..

Canada warns it will ‘respond appropriately’ if US steel tariffs take effect
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Canada warns it will ‘respond appropriately’ if US steel tariffs take effect

Freeland will be in Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday, said spokesman Adam Austen. Canada will "respond appropriately" to any US steel and aluminum tariffs, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednes...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

India's economic growth accelerates to 7.7%

The figure surpassed China's growth rate of 6.8 percent in the January-March quarter, confirming India as the fastest growing major economy . "GDP at 2011-12 prices in the fourth quarter (Q4) of financial ye...More..

World's Largest Diamond Miner Debuts New, Lab-Made Product Line
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

World's Largest Diamond Miner Debuts New, Lab-Made Product Line

That unit has been producing synthetic diamonds for drill bits in the oil and gas industry, but this is the first time that De Beers will actually sell them to end-consumers. De Beers said it would spend $ 94...More..

Bombardier Unveils New Global 6500 and 5500 Jets - AINtv
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Bombardier Unveils New Global 6500 and 5500 Jets - AINtv

Bombardier considered bankruptcy in 2015, after facing a cash-crunch because of heavy spending on both the CSeries commercial plane and the ultra-long-range Global 7000 , which will be renamed the Global 750...More..

How major United States stock indexes fared Wednesday
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

How major United States stock indexes fared Wednesday

Chinese shares were in the red, too, with the Shanghai Composite down 0.47 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index off one per cent. The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks rose 1.5 per cent to end at an ...More..

Italy names interim Prime Minister Carlo Cottarelli as government collapses
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Italy names interim Prime Minister Carlo Cottarelli as government collapses

The chancellor didn't comment directly on the collapse of efforts to form a populist government in Italy or the appointment of economist Carlo Cottarelli to lead a politically neutral government until anoth...More..

How Amazon plans to block Australians from using popular feature
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

How Amazon plans to block Australians from using popular feature

The country decided in 2015 to make the change, but since then an election, the replacement of its treasurer, a new prime minister, and lobbying against the move delayed its implementation until 2017. This is...More..

Tesla Model 3 gets Consumer Reports recommendation after braking fix
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tesla Model 3 gets Consumer Reports recommendation after braking fix

But in a test after the update , the stopping distance fell to 133 feet. Last week , Musk confirmed that they started pushing the update and that it "should improve braking distance by ~20 ft for repeated...More..

China Is Trying to Form an Anti-American Trade Alliance
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

China Is Trying to Form an Anti-American Trade Alliance

But on Tuesday evening it said that sanctions announced in March - largely focused on China's theft of United States intellectual property - were still in the works and details would be announced in the comin...More..

Amazon to block Australian shoppers from its USA website
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Amazon to block Australian shoppers from its USA website

Australians will be blocked from shopping on Amazon's global websites and restricted to using its smaller local platform so the e-commerce giant complies with new GST rules on online purchases. Amazon is launch...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Singapore Airlines has new longest flight in the world to NY

At 18 hours and 45 minutes, there is enough time to watch a slew of the latest films, skim a stack of periodicals and eat three square meals before landing. Singapore Airlines will configure it in a two-class l...More..