Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

Burger King forced to shut down after rodents filmed crawling on food Burger King forced to shut down after rodents filmed crawling on food

The video prompted an immediate investigation by United States health inspectors, who found rodent droppings on and inside hamburgers and rolls. Inspectors were back at the Burger King at 2802 Concord Pike for a requested reinspection on Monday, but ...

ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift United States ban ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift United States ban

The ban had been put in place for ZTE's failure to see through the proper punishment for doing business in Iran and North Korea, and it had proved crippling, forcing the Chinese company to shut down major operations . ZTE declined to comment. Al...

China's ZTE Reportedly Strikes Preliminary Deal To Lift U.S. Ban

The terms outlined by Reuters are similar to the those Trump outlined in a May 25 tweet , saying that ZTE might reopen "with high level security guarantees, change of management and board, [and it] must purchase us parts and pay a $1.3 Billion f...

Bayer launches $7 bln cash call to fund Monsanto deal Bayer launches $7 bln cash call to fund Monsanto deal

Acquirers don't typically change the names of the companies they're buying when it's as well-recognized to its customers as Monsanto is, but in this case, it may be the best option. Bosses plan to name the merged agrichemical division Bayer Crop Scie...

Mexico to impose tariffs on $3B in USA products Mexico to impose tariffs on $3B in USA products

Blame the nations that have broken away" from fair trade practices, Kudlow told reporters at a White House press conference . The new tariffs, announced last week, sparked disbelief from across the political spectrum in Canada . In Iowa, the to...

RBI hikes repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25% RBI hikes repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%

It expects CPI inflation for financial year 2018-19 to be at 4.8 percent to 4.9 percent in H1 (the first six months of the financial year) and 4.7 per cent in H2, including the HRA impact for central government employees. RBI Governor Urjit Patel s...

Fifteen killed in Nicaragua protests, including Mother’s Day march attack Fifteen killed in Nicaragua protests, including Mother’s Day march attack

The Ortega government rejects any responsibility for the violence and blames criminal gangs. "(We) condemn all of these acts of repression on the part of groups close to the government and we want to leave it clear the national dialogue talks can n...

US Asks OPEC To Boost Oil Production By 1 Million Bpd US Asks OPEC To Boost Oil Production By 1 Million Bpd

USA light crude was 40 cents down at 65.41 a barrel. Russian Federation and several other producers agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) starting from January 2017. For your information, Iran is the third-largest oil pr...

IHOP announces name change IHOP announces name change

Now, 45 years later, IHOP appears to be heading for another tweak. From breakfast and bacon to brunch, burritos, and biscuits, the options are endless! That's right. Both the name and restaurant have since become recognized worldwide for anything...

Britain clears way for Murdoch to battle Comcast for Sky Britain clears way for Murdoch to battle Comcast for Sky

In a provisional ruling in January, U.K. regulators said the Fox-Sky deal should be blocked. He added that it was vital that Sky News" independence was protected to ensure that it "thrives going forward'. Hancock confirmed on Tuesday that he would ...

DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Says 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Says 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised

As for sensitive DNA data and family tree information, MyHeritage says that info is stored on separate systems from the ones that store email addresses, "and they include added layers of security". "We believe the intrusion is limited to the user e...

Elon Musk will stay on as Tesla chairman despite attempted investor coup Elon Musk will stay on as Tesla chairman despite attempted investor coup

After making improvements to the manufacturing lines that are building its Model 3 vehicle, Tesla is ramping up production of the new mid-size auto, Musk said. He also serves on the board of News Corp. Proxy firms Glass Lewis and Institutional ...

Trump pushes separate trade deal with Canada: White House Trump pushes separate trade deal with Canada: White House

Talks to update NAFTA, which has been in place since 1994, have stalled recently as a result of demands from Canada and Mexico that the USA drop a number of provisions, including one that would see the trade deal expire after five years and provision...

Qatar Airways boss says only a man could do his 'challenging' job Qatar Airways boss says only a man could do his 'challenging' job

Moments after becoming chairman of the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) board of governors, one of the world's biggest boys' clubs, Al Baker did little to suggest things will change. Al Baker added that "it will be my pleasure to have...

Petrol prices cut for the seventh day in a row Petrol prices cut for the seventh day in a row

After the one paisa reduction in fuel prices on May 30, which caused much criticism from the Opposition, prices have since fallen continuously. Petrol prices rose by 6p a litre in May - the biggest monthly increase since the RAC began tracking pric...

Cracked Windshield on American Airlines Forces Plane to Make Emergency Landing Cracked Windshield on American Airlines Forces Plane to Make Emergency Landing

Passengers throwing up. "It was so scary, like people started screaming", said Massiel Tinoco, a flight passenger. At one point the plane, which was bound for Phoenix, Arizona, dropped "like a rollercoaster". Scott Cruse posted a photo of the pla...

PORK PROTEST: Mexico to Impose HUGE TAX on US Pig Products PORK PROTEST: Mexico to Impose HUGE TAX on US Pig Products

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on American allies the European Union, Mexico and Canada for steel and aluminum . The Dairy Farmers of Canada branded as "troubling" and "worrisome" comments ...

Apple to introduce new privacy features for devices Apple to introduce new privacy features for devices

The update will be available on devices going back to the iPhone 5s, the same as iOS 11-the largest range ever been supported by an Apple release, Federighi said . Apple said its biggest focus was on reliability and speed, promising apps wo...

Local Starbucks closes for Racial Bias Education Local Starbucks closes for Racial Bias Education

Following the incident, protesters have been calling for a Starbucks boycott. The day of training, which affected 175,000 Starbucks employees in 8,000 USA stores, comes in response to the highly publicized incident in April in a Philadelphia stor...

European stocks recover in cautious trade European stocks recover in cautious trade

The two anti-establishment parties, which tried and failed to form a government after inconclusive March elections, are promising to ramp up public spending, seek changes to European Union fiscal rules and roll back pension and labour reforms.

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz steps down Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz steps down

Schultz said he had initially meant to announce his retirement last month, but put it on hold after two black men were arrested while sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks in April. Asked specifically about a US presidential run Schultz, said in a ...

Apple Aims To Help Parents Crack Down On Kids' iPhone Use

All of these new features will be available in iOS 12 later this year. Announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose today, iOS 12 features include an update to its AR technology, Siri and overall performance speed.

China Warns US: No Trade Deal if Tariffs Go Ahead China Warns US: No Trade Deal if Tariffs Go Ahead

The two countries have threatened tit-for-tat tariffs on goods worth up to $150bn each. The White House has said it would announce a final list of Chinese imports covered by the U.S. Trump has often railed against the massive trade gap between th...

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

The protests began on Wednesday, when the mobs flooded the streets of Amman and other cities to demand regime change. It is understood that Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed called King Abdullah II on Sunday night to discuss the ongoing...

Lotto chiefs reveal where last night's €4.3m winning ticket was sold Lotto chiefs reveal where last night's €4.3m winning ticket was sold

Marie, Toronto and the Sault Ste. The winning Maxmillion prizes were sold in Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies and B.C. In all, 33 tickets across Canada, 19 of them in Ontario, won Maxmillions prizes. Next Friday's draw (June 8) will offer a record-b...

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