Bitcoin price plunges after cryptocurrency exchange is hacked

It did not give the value of the stolen coins but Yonhap News agency cited unnamed industry sources saying about coins worth about 40 billion won ($37 million) were lost. More recently, in December previous year, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange ... More..

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The Dark History of the 'Tranquil' Island Hosting the Trump-Kim Summit
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

The Dark History of the 'Tranquil' Island Hosting the Trump-Kim Summit

The meeting between Kim and Trump will mark a turnaround of relations between the two leaders after a long-running exchange of furious threats and insults. Expectations for the summit were being tempered by...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Canada dispute escalates after tense G7; Trump renews criticism of Trudeau

However, Harper, a conservative, said he understands why President Donald Trump believes the USA needs better trade relationships with China and aspects of the country's trade relationship with Mexico , pa...More..

Robert De Niro Gets Bleeped Saying 'F*** Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Robert De Niro Gets Bleeped Saying 'F*** Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards

Robert DeNiro stunned the crowd at the Tony Awards Sunday by sending a profanity-filled message to President Donald Trump . The Tony for best revival of a musical - a category that generated suspense - wa...More..

In bombshell, Trump says US backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

In bombshell, Trump says US backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau

White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday intensified the administration's feud with Justin Trudeau , calling the Canadian prime minister's criticisms of President Donald Trump's tariff p...More..

Tyson recalls breaded chicken for extraneous materials
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tyson recalls breaded chicken for extraneous materials

At this time there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reaction from eating the products. Any institution that has purchased the products are asked to throw them away. Consumers can call Tyson Foods Inc.a...More..

Oil edges down as OPEC 'bearish spin' generates concerns
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Oil edges down as OPEC 'bearish spin' generates concerns

JP Morgan cut its 2018 crude forecast for WTI by $3 to $62.20 a barrel. Crude prices got an early lift on concerns about exports from Venezuela . China´s May crude oil imports eased away from a record high...More..

Kia recalls 500,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to airbag glitch
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Kia recalls 500,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to airbag glitch

Kia spokesman James Bell said the company "is attempting to have a remedy by the scheduled owner notification date of July 27". In April, Hyundai recalled an additional 425,000 US vehicles to address the sam...More..

FDI in India rises to 61.96 billion in 2017-18
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

FDI in India rises to 61.96 billion in 2017-18

UNCTAD investment chief James Zhan said the steeper decline in 2017 was largely caused by a revision of 2016 data, when more funds flowed into US assets than previously thought. The report said that financia...More..

$1M winning Lotto Max ticket sold in Windsor
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

$1M winning Lotto Max ticket sold in Windsor

The winning numbers in the Lotto Max draw were 12, 25, 27, 29, 34, 44 and 45. There were 37 winning Maxmillions tickets sold across the country, including 16 winning Maxmillions tickets sold in Ontario. The L...More..

Barrie's unemployment rate drops but still fourth highest in Canada
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Barrie's unemployment rate drops but still fourth highest in Canada

The utilization rate in the manufacturing sector increased to 86.1 percent, its highest level since the fourth quarter of 2000 as durable goods manufacturing rose. Sectors gaining jobs included the accommodatio...More..

McCain to allies: 'Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn't'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

McCain to allies: 'Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn't'

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday that "things were moving forward" at a G7 summit in Canada as he held talks with Donald Trump that focused on the USA president's decision to slap tari...More..

New Jersey accountant wins $315 million Powerball jackpot
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

New Jersey accountant wins $315 million Powerball jackpot

It wasn't known Thursday if the victor had chose to claim the lump sum or take their winnings over time. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions. "When I...More..

Iran says OPEC won't follow USA instructions on oil output hike
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Iran says OPEC won't follow USA instructions on oil output hike

West Texas Intermediate for July delivery declined 21 cents to settle at $65.74 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In the past three weeks, prices have declined from three-year highs as the marke...More..

Gavin Patterson to step down as BT chief executive
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Gavin Patterson to step down as BT chief executive

Patterson said 15 months ago that BT had been taken aback by the flak it had received about the company's customer service and its networks, and he vowed that its millions of customers would see improvements. T...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

He said that other countries were imposing "massive tariffs " on the US. White House officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the characterizations by these officials of Mr Trump's ...More..

KFC to test vegetarian fried chicken
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

KFC to test vegetarian fried chicken

The U.K. arm of the storied fried chicken chain is putting the idea to the test with a meatless offering that promises all the secret herbs and spices without the company's best-known ingredient. The company sa...More..

TSB chairman says embattled CEO has 'full support' of board
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

TSB chairman says embattled CEO has 'full support' of board

Mrs Morgan also relayed the committee's lack of confidence in Dr Pester, in letters to Sam Woods, the Bank of England's deputy governor for prudential regulation and Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financ...More..

Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit

In the brief photo opportunity that started their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the fractious G7 summit, Trump followed Trudeau's diplomatic introduction by joking that Trudeau had backed down on ret...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Firm friends? Macron handshake leaves mark on Trump

President Trump leaves the G-7 summit after holding a press conference in the Canadian resort town of La Malbaie . Trump, who repeated that his tariffs are meant to protect US industry and workers from unfa...More..

IMF agrees to $50 billion deal to help Argentina's economy
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

IMF agrees to $50 billion deal to help Argentina's economy

Opposition politicians aligned with former populist President Cristina Fernandez said market-friendly President Mauricio Macri was repeating the mistakes of the past. As of May 11, Argentina's inflation rat...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Quebec ticket takes Friday night’s $60M Lotto Max jackpot

In Quebec, someone won Lotto Max's Prize of $60 million. A ticket purchased in Surrey was one of five tickets to split the 6/7 + bonus jackpot of $, 1010,018, earning $202,003.60. Players must match all seven...More..

Teamsters Vote to Authorize Strike as UPS Contract Talks Heat Up
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Teamsters Vote to Authorize Strike as UPS Contract Talks Heat Up

The current contract, which was for a five-year duration, expires at the end of July. "This does not mean we will strike", said Denis Taylor, director of the Teamsters package division, according to The Wall...More..

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam To Retire, With CTO Hans Vestberg Taking Over
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam To Retire, With CTO Hans Vestberg Taking Over

Vestberg, 52, is now chief technology officer and head of global networks for Verizon , the leading United States wireless telecom group which also owns the AOL and Yahoo brands and is a major broadband provid...More..

The US again has the world's most powerful supercomputer
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

The US again has the world's most powerful supercomputer

The speedy performance of the machine, called Summit, was announced Friday. The Chinese government's aggressive push to become the leader in technologies such as artificial intelligence, microchips and cellul...More..

ZTE Pays $1 Billion Fine in Settlement With U.S.
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

ZTE Pays $1 Billion Fine in Settlement With U.S.

This comes despite an across-the-board rebuke from US intelligence agencies who see ZTE as a national security threat. It crippled the company, which shut down major operations and left it unlikely to survive...More..

Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon: Quarterly profit forecasts hurt economy
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon: Quarterly profit forecasts hurt economy

Dimon , the chairman and CEO of J. P. Morgan Chase, and Buffett , chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway , wrote about the group's endorsement in an opinion column in The Wall Street Journal . "We think the...More..

Apple might cut new-model iPhone production by 20 percent this year
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Apple might cut new-model iPhone production by 20 percent this year

Sources say Apple expects 80M total shipments of the new iPhones . The report adds to concerns of weakening smartphone sales after years of scorching growth as sales stagnate in key growth markets such as ...More..

London Stock Exchange open delayed due to technical issues
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

London Stock Exchange open delayed due to technical issues

The exchange is now slated to open at around 9.00 a.m., according to numerous reports. The retailer now has 59 stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Once the market opened, the FTSE 100 index rose -...More..

Dairy and poultry sectors are the weak link in Canada's trade defences
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Dairy and poultry sectors are the weak link in Canada's trade defences

Trump said at the White House before departing for the Charlevoix region. "You know, whether you like it or not, and it may not be politically correct, but we have a world to run and the G7, which used to be...More..