Tuesday May 21-st, 2019

Snag in the road for sausage sizzles Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

Bunnings Warehouse, a national chain of almost 300 stores, may not have expected it, but the effort to dispense culinary advice as if it were home fix led to a countrywide meltdown. "Just onions, they need to be available", said Ardern. "To be fra...

House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader House Republicans Choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader

Most of the other leadership races were uncontested and decided on a voice vote. Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot past year during practice for the annual Congressional baseball game, will remain McCarthy's top deputy as Minority Whip, a...

Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles Honda Passport Will Renew in Los Angeles

The online event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. After rumors swirled at the start of 2018 over a reborn Honda Passport, the brand has confirmed the nameplate's revival. Shortly after discontinuing the Passport, Honda rolled out the more car-like and practi...

FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping

NewscomToday Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has been talking for months about an "epidemic" of underage vaping , finally released the survey data to which he was referring, along with his agency's plan to reverse the trends tha...

In full: Theresa May’s Brexit statement as Cabinet backs agreement In full: Theresa May’s Brexit statement as Cabinet backs agreement

The EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told journalists that the agreement was "a decisive, crucial step in concluding these negotiations". It would "bind the hands of not only this but future governments in pursuing genuine free trade policies...

Federal Bureau of Investigation probing American woman’s death on cruise ship Federal Bureau of Investigation probing American woman’s death on cruise ship

The woman plunged from a deck of the Royal Princess early Tuesday, landing so hard on a lifeboat she shattered its windows, the publication reported. Princess Cruises is based in Santa Clarita, California. User Dushi Dushi wrote on a Cruise Critic ...

Harlem Resident Wins State's Largest Ever Lotto Jackpot of $383.8 Million Harlem Resident Wins State's Largest Ever Lotto Jackpot of $383.8 Million

After taxes Bailey walked away with $125.3 million - the fourth-largest payoff in USA history and the top win ever in New York State. It capped off an exciting few weeks for a man who bought the magic ticket last month at a deli in Harlem.

FDA to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes FDA to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes

Menthol cigarettes account for about a quarter of BAT's United States cigarette sales, making it a bigger casualty of the potential ban than its competitors Altria and Imperial Brands. The FDA may impose limits on the sale of many e-cigarette product...

SAP to acquire software company Qualtrics for $8 bn SAP to acquire software company Qualtrics for $8 bn

The company offers software-as-a-service that other companies use to measure and manage their reputations with current and prospective customers as well as a similar service for internal use of managing employees. For the record, the Utah-based Qualt...

Oil is steadying this morning after a record 12 days of declines Oil is steadying this morning after a record 12 days of declines

Prices recovered, with Brent inching back above $67 after Reuters reported that OPEC and its partners are discussing a proposal to cut output by up to 1.4 million barrels per day (bpd), a larger figure than officials had mentioned previously.

Toyota Corolla 12th Generation Unveiling on November 16th Toyota Corolla 12th Generation Unveiling on November 16th

Toyota has dropped a new teaser of the all-new Corolla, set to be introduced at the 2018 Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition later this week. The Corolla has been long overdue for a major redesign, so fans will probably be excited to see wh...

Irish woman's rant after denied drink on Air India flight to Heathrow Irish woman's rant after denied drink on Air India flight to Heathrow

The passenger was later arrested at Heathrow airport, reports said. Bellowing at the admirably stoic staff, the passenger went on to claim to be an global human rights lawyer who has " f***ing helped Palestinian people ". "All you have to do is g...

$1.5 billion Mega Millions South Carolina victor hasn't claimed, deadline $1.5 billion Mega Millions South Carolina victor hasn't claimed, deadline

SC doesn't require lottery winners to identify themselves. Lottery officials confirmed that a ticket purchased at a convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina, matched all six numbers in the October 23 drawing. Shortly following the drawing,...

Police on lookout for McDonald’s brawler who allegedly battered manager over condiment Police on lookout for McDonald’s brawler who allegedly battered manager over condiment

Now they are looking for the suspect in the assault and have released surveillance camera footage of the incident in Santa Ana. When the store manager told her she couldn't be in the building she became combative. He added: "She's the one that comm...

Amazon East: Incentives from, benefits for new Amazon HQs Amazon East: Incentives from, benefits for new Amazon HQs

Amazon has said it helped boost Seattle's economy indirectly by $38 billion between 2010 and 2016. "Amazon is a billion-dollar company". Long Island City was quickly gentrifying before the new tax law. Virginia pledged a few other goodies, su...

Dollar, yen lags ahead of European markets open Dollar, yen lags ahead of European markets open

Sterling's losses against the euro were contained thanks to a dollar rally which lifted the USA currency against every other rival, but the pound's drop on Monday has wiped out almost two weeks of gains. Sterling has been able to sustain most of it...

Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points Dow Jones Industrial Average down 600 points

Banks and consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took heavy losses Monday. Earlier, a rebound in oil prices had offered some relief to energy stocks, but they succumbed to the broader selling pressure, with the S&P ener...

Pilots unions criticise Boeing for withholding safety information Pilots unions criticise Boeing for withholding safety information

Indonesian authorities suspect faulty sensor readings may have caused the Lion Air jet's computers to repeatedly press its nose downward before the plane accelerated into a final dive into the sea. More than 200 have been delivered to airlines worl...

Exceptionally large 'Pink Legacy' diamond sells for $50 million at Christie's Exceptionally large 'Pink Legacy' diamond sells for $50 million at Christie's

After five minutes of bidding, the 18.96-carat Pink Legacy became the world record holder for price paid per carat for a pink diamond at auction. Fancy-vivid pink diamonds rarely weigh more than one-fifth of a carat, and only four of such diamonds ...

NY Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest NY Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Pelosi's office protest

Now that they're about to control the House, Democrats are planning to investigate Trump administration activities that appeared to be aimed at hurting major media concerns-namely the attempted blockage of the AT&T-Time Warner merger and the targ...

Non-OPEC Oil Output Soars Despite Price Slide Non-OPEC Oil Output Soars Despite Price Slide

More than 830,000 contracts had changed hands as of 1:45 p.m. EST (1845 GMT), as funds shed positions with oil dropping to December 2017 lows. Phil Flynn, senior market analyst at Price Futures Group told the news site that the spat between Trump...

Oil prices climb after Saudi Arabia announces production cut Oil prices climb after Saudi Arabia announces production cut

After a meeting in Abu Dhabi , several oil producers - including those not part of OPEC - said they had "reviewed the current oil supply and demand fundamentals and noted that 2019 prospects point to higher supply growth than global requirements".

Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal resigns with immediate effect Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal resigns with immediate effect

As recently as October, he said in an interview that he was still in charge of Flipkart and would remain group CEO after the Walmart acquisition. "The allegations left me stunned and I strongly deny them". The Flipkart' release also adds, "Binny ...

Apple Suppliers Tumble on New Signs of Weak iPhone Demand Apple Suppliers Tumble on New Signs of Weak iPhone Demand

Lumentum Holdings reduced its expected net revenue for the second quarter of 2019 from between $405m (£314m) and $430m to between $335m and $355m. I would suggest it's good to question the accuracy of any kind of rumor about build plans and also ...

Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, New York for HQ2 Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, New York for HQ2

The Washington Post reported in early-November that Amazon was close to naming its HQ2 location, but Crystal City was the only city named. In January, the company announced the final 20 candidates for the location after whittling down the li...

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