Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Time Magazine Sold To Salesforce Co-Founder Marc Benioff For $190M

The proposed sale is expected to close within 30 days. In March, just over a month after completing the acquisition, Meredith announced plans to sell the flagship magazine as well as to seek buyers for other longtime Time Inc. That deal also ga...

Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 'contamination' incidents

While none of its products had been affected by the major recall in Australia, it had brought the freeze in to reassure customers, a spokesman said. An update on the investigation was released amid what authorities said was thought to be a "copyc...

There Are 16 Nuclear Reactors at Risk From Hurricane Florence There Are 16 Nuclear Reactors at Risk From Hurricane Florence

Nuclear power plants have multiple and diverse layers of protection, including numerous mobile emergency pumps and electrical generators for backup power. According to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, there are 12 nuclear plants in the Carol...

$100k reward to catch those spiking strawberries with needles in Australia

A nationwide recall is now in place for six strawberry brands. . Punnets supplied by three brands have been recalled from supermarket shelves although New South Wales Police said they believed a further three brands may be affected. "We've got to...

Luxury retailer Henri Bendel is closing its doors after 123 years Luxury retailer Henri Bendel is closing its doors after 123 years

These include Victoria's Secret , PINK and Bath & Body Works. (As of 1:30 p.m. ET, the stock was up almost 5 percent to $28.80.) Bendel accounted for just $85 million of L Brands' $12.6 billion revenue in 2017. "We are committed to improving perform...

Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital

Queensland's Chief Health Officer Dr Jeanette Young has requested retailers withdraw all Donnybrook strawberries through a trade level recall. Police are also making inquiries into a suspected copycat incident as part of the investigation into...

Arun Jaitley signals no fiscal profligacy in pre-election year Arun Jaitley signals no fiscal profligacy in pre-election year

Jaitley added after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi where he reviewed the country's economic situation. He also said that GST was settling down, and the pick-up in consumption was bound to have an impact on the collections."We are q...

Border official: Canadians entering United States risk lifetime ban for marijuana use Border official: Canadians entering United States risk lifetime ban for marijuana use

In a piece titled, " U.S. Border Policy on Pot Is About to Get Even Stupider ", Splinter's Sophie Weiner points out that upcoming "midterms could change all of this". They say that despite one in eight Canadians using cannabis today, 400,000 peop...

BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle Could Help Keep Bikers Safe BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle Could Help Keep Bikers Safe

Yes, you read that right. On Tuesday September 11, BMW released a video (below) of its self-driving motorcycle in action. When you think about autonomous vehicles, your mind might immediately drift to cars and vans from companies like Waymo ...

Waffle House opens storm center; prepares to ride out Hurricane Florence Waffle House opens storm center; prepares to ride out Hurricane Florence

But if a Waffle House is closed, FEMA knows it's bad, and the index turns red . The idea is that first responders as well as people who rode out the storm will need food and Waffle House wants to help. Check out the color-coded index. Waffle Hou...

GM Recalling 210,000 Brand-New Cars for Brake Defect GM Recalling 210,000 Brand-New Cars for Brake Defect

It said it has introduced changes since 2015 to mitigate the problem , which causes temporary loss of power steering and makes it hard to steer, especially under low-speed conditions. GM says it's not aware of any crashes. Dealers will bleed the ...

Presidential emergency alert system text coming next week Presidential emergency alert system text coming next week

The system is used to warn the public in cases of emergency, such as risky weather, and missing children. We don't actually know if the president will send the text himself, but it will have a headline that says "Presidential Alert". It is also mea...

Australians told to chop strawberries as police investigate needles found in fruit Australians told to chop strawberries as police investigate needles found in fruit

Coles issued a statement today saying it had already removed Donnybrook strawberries as requested by Queensland Health, but now it would remove all brands of Queensland grown strawberries for the time being. A nine-year-old boy bit into a contami...

Strawberry sabotage widens as more needles found

Police began looking into the potentially unsafe berries after a Facebook user on Saturday wrote that their friend took a bite of a strawberry and ate "half a sewing needle", according to the Palm Beach Post . A $100,000 reward has reportedly be...

End of an era: Volkswagen axes production of iconic Beetle End of an era: Volkswagen axes production of iconic Beetle

Available either coupe or convertible bodies in SE or SEL trim levels, the Beetle Final Edition can be swathed in two exclusive colors or one of three paint shades shared with the rest of the Beetle line. Currently, the Beetle is still listed...

Congress Leader Defends Congress Leader Defends "Illiterate" Remark On PM Modi Amid Controversy

A sharp depreciation in the rupee and the spike in crude oil price has led to rise in CAD resulting in capital outflows. The minister said that external factors like policies adopted by the U.S., trade war and crude oil prices are impacting economi...

Seller of fake TripAdvisor reviews jailed in Seller of fake TripAdvisor reviews jailed in "landmark" case

This is one of the first times paid review fraud - when companies or individuals sell fake reviews to business owners - has resulted in a criminal conviction. "However, we can only do so much alone". Pascal Lamy, the chairman of the World Committe...

Majority of Voters Say They Do Not Want Congress to Impeach Trump Majority of Voters Say They Do Not Want Congress to Impeach Trump

In November 2016, the same poll found 74 percent of voters believed Trump to be intelligent, representing a stunning 23-point decline since the president's election victory. As for the president's overall approval rating, Quinnipiac puts it natio...

Running Out of Tariff Options, China Takes Aim at American Companies Running Out of Tariff Options, China Takes Aim at American Companies

Scott, senior economist at the think tank. Stocks in Europe rose earlier as prospects for U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump said last week that in addition to preparing tariffs on the further $200 billion worth of goods, he had tariffs on an a...

Trade hopes and Turkey rate hike feed the bulls Trade hopes and Turkey rate hike feed the bulls

The currency was up 0.6% to 6.0455 per dollar by 10:40 am in Istanbul, after rising 4.3% the previous day. But Erdogan - who has been accused by critics of pressuring the nominally independent central bank - had earlier charged the bank with fail...

Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

Gates Foundation and the Gates Learning Foundation.) The organization, which is focused on global health and education, has distributed $46 billion to grant recipients through a year ago. "September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and each year A...

China says world trade system not ideal, needs reform

So, as Trump's tariff hikes on Chinese imports keep ramping up, China is naturally running out of room to retaliate. The current world trade system is not ideal and China supports reforms to it, including to the World Trade Organization, to make it...

Bank of England's Carney to stay until January 2020 to smooth Brexit Bank of England's Carney to stay until January 2020 to smooth Brexit

The chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond has requested that Carney remain for an extended period, which the Governor agreed to in a letter of acceptance . In a letter to Hammond, Carney says: "I recognise that during this critical period, i...

Freeland to head back to Washington for high-level NAFTA negotiations Freeland to head back to Washington for high-level NAFTA negotiations

Freeland will head back to Canada for government business and to report to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau what transpired during the day's talks and where the negotiations stand. It also wants significant new access to Canada's sheltered da...

Turkey stuns market with massive interest rate hike Turkey stuns market with massive interest rate hike

The lira is down 38% against the dollar this year despite Thursday's slim gain. "We can not allow the use of the tool of exploitation that is interest rates", Erdogan told a meeting in Istanbul on Thursday. "If you say "inflation is cause, the ...

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