Wednesday December 12-th, 2018

Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth

As part of its growth plan through 2022, the company will develop a more accessible, small-displacement 250cc to 500cc motorcycle for Asia emerging markets through a planned strategic alliance with a manufacturer in Asia. To help bring their bikes to...

Homeless web designer lands 200 job offers via viral tweet Homeless web designer lands 200 job offers via viral tweet

If anyone in the Silicon Valley could help him out, that would be incredible", she wrote. "Today I saw this young homeless man asking for people to take a resume rather than asking for money", Scofield tweeted on Friday. Scofield also posted a ...

Quiet Skies: The TSA’s Problematic & Potentially Illegal Surveillance Program Quiet Skies: The TSA’s Problematic & Potentially Illegal Surveillance Program

But some air marshals, in interviews and internal communications shared with the Globe , say the program has them tasked with shadowing travelers who appear to pose no real threat - a businesswoman who happened to have traveled through a Mideast hot...

McDonald's to circulate its own currency redeemable for a FREE Big Mac McDonald's to circulate its own currency redeemable for a FREE Big Mac

According to a press release, the MacCoin, accepted in 57 countries, will be available in "five designs celebrating the five decades of the Big Mac" and it "will have a globally accepted value drawing inspiration from the Big Mac Index - the burger...

Disney, Fox Shareholders Approve $71.3 Billion Deal Disney, Fox Shareholders Approve $71.3 Billion Deal

Disney initially offered $54 Billion, but Comcast's counteroffer (now pulled) forced the company to respond with a $71.3 billion bid. In addition to 20th Century Fox Entertainment and its studio subsidiaries, including Fox's Marvel properties,...

Tesla Launches $1,500 Made-to-Order Surfboards Tesla Launches $1,500 Made-to-Order Surfboards

Musk, the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Company, is quite regular with interesting products that can help fund his bigger plans of hybrid cars, a hyperloop transport system and colonising Mars. They are all made-to-order and will be shipping ou...

Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

Investors filed at least two proposed securities fraud class actions against Facebook in NY federal court Friday, accusing the company and its top brass of misleading shareholders in the months leading up to its disappointing earnings statement and...

Ryanair could slash 300 jobs Ryanair could slash 300 jobs

European Union rules state that airlines can be exempt from the payment of compensation to passengers in only two cases - extreme weather conditions and the strike of air traffic controllers. In response, the Dublin-based airline published June salar...

ITV profits rise, to launch a 'streaming service' ITV profits rise, to launch a 'streaming service'

ITV hailed the booming popularity of its reality show Love Island as it unveiled a hike in revenues and profits. The World Cup also drew in viewers thanks to England's success up to the semi-finals. Revenue from its studios, which make The Voi...

Edinburgh to London trains suspended as lightning strike sparks rail chaos Edinburgh to London trains suspended as lightning strike sparks rail chaos

Passengers are being shuttled the 90 miles between the stations by coach. But its advice to passengers remained: "Do not travel today". All lines are blocked on train services running between Sheffield and York, CrossCountry said. The disruption ...

Coca-Cola Raising Prices Because Of Aluminum Tariffs Coca-Cola Raising Prices Because Of Aluminum Tariffs

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in The Coca-Cola by 11.7% during the 4th quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC lifted its holdings in The Coca-Cola by 21.0% in the second quarter. The business had revenue of $8.90 billion during ...

BP buys USA shale oil and gas assets for $10.5bn BP buys USA shale oil and gas assets for $10.5bn

BHP Billiton Limited's EPS for the trailing 12 months is 2.45. Royal Bank of Canada analysts said they had assumed BHP would get $8 billion in cash for the assets. "The Permian acreage offers the biggest longer-term upside, with some of the best...

World's oldest person Chiyo Miyako dies at 117 in Japan World's oldest person Chiyo Miyako dies at 117 in Japan

According to her family, she was very sociable and fond of calligraphy. It is noted that she died in Yokohama. The oldest living man in Japan is 113-year-old Masazo Nonaka, who was also recognized as the world's oldest living man by Guinness Wor...

Trump calls for quick NAFTA deal in letter to Mexico president-elect Trump calls for quick NAFTA deal in letter to Mexico president-elect

In a joint news conference with his Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland yesterday, Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray insisted that "we will be closing ranks with Canada ..." Lighthizer suggested outgoing Mexican president Pena Nieto m...

Krispy Kreme introduces new flavor and $1-dozen deal for 81st birthday Krispy Kreme introduces new flavor and $1-dozen deal for 81st birthday

Founded in 1937, the North Carolina company has grown to have 1,400 retail stores while its doughnuts can be found in 12,000 stores. Krispy Kreme is celebrating their birthday with a great deal on their beloved doughnuts. "My team and I are confi...

Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight from NY to SC Odor diverts Spirit Airlines flight from NY to SC

A Spirit Airlines flight from NY to Florida was diverted to SC after a chemical odor was noticed on board that resembled "dirty socks". We don't even know what really happened. Christian Sliker said to NBC New York . 'The plane is all clear'. Th...

Sales Tax Holiday on the horizon, offering 48 hours of tax-free shopping Sales Tax Holiday on the horizon, offering 48 hours of tax-free shopping

But as states opt in or out - MA has established a permanent sales-tax holiday one weekend in August, starting next year - there's debate over the costs and benefits of the practice. Lawmakers approved legislation in 2009 specifying which items would...

Tory responds to criticism he had prior warning of Ford's council plan

The premier also said that he would cancel planned regional chair elections in Peel, York, Niagara and Muskoka and revert to an appointment process that was in effect prior to 2016, effectively halting the campaigns of former PC party leader Patrick ...

Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war Trump, Juncker announce deal pulling back from US-EU trade war

President Donald Trump and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the two leaders declared a temporary truce to escalating trade tensions and agreed to begin negotiations to eliminate tariffs and subsidies on everything but cars. "As we bre...

Video shows beatdown at McDonald’s after customer throws milkshake at employee Video shows beatdown at McDonald’s after customer throws milkshake at employee

According to the Nevada resident, the chaotic scenes ignited when a customer asked for a free cup of water before attempting to use it at the self-service soft drink machine. The cashier snatched the lady, wearing only a little dark tank vest and dar...

GCC condemns 'heinous' Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia Red Sea oil tankers GCC condemns 'heinous' Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia Red Sea oil tankers

On Thursday, Dr Anwar Gargash, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said the Houthi attacks were an irresponsible act that demonstrated the importance of ousting the Iran-backed group from control of Yemen. The United States is reportedly wor...

Disneyland wages: Minimum wage rising to $15 an hour Disneyland wages: Minimum wage rising to $15 an hour

The $15 starting rate will go into effect on January 1, 2019. Josh D'Amaro, president of Disneyland Resort, called the agreement an "unprecedented offer". The labor fight got a public boost from Vermont Sen. Existing Disney employees will also re...

Brent Oil Rises After Saudi Tankers Attacked

Al-Zayani called on the UN Security Council to practice its legal and political responsibility to deter the Houthi group and stop its flagrant violation of the worldwide laws, jeopardizing the freedom of navigation in Bab Al-Mandab strait and the Re...

Facebook dims broader gains for stocks Facebook dims broader gains for stocks

The social media giant was the biggest drag on the Nasdaq and the benchmark S&P 500 index, also leading the losses in the technology sector that fell 1.9 percent. Weekly options on Amazon implied a 5.5 percent swing in either direction by Frida...

Trump celebrates roaring economy as experts urge caution Trump celebrates roaring economy as experts urge caution

President Donald Trump is predicting growth will accelerate under his economic policies. Yet, Canadian businesses are pressuring the federal government to embrace Mr. The rest of the year is likely to see good, but slower growth of around 3 percent...

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