Tuesday March 19-th, 2019

Southwest plane rolls off runway while landing at Burbank in downpour Southwest plane rolls off runway while landing at Burbank in downpour

In the aftermath of the incident, the FAA implemented a temporary ground stop for Burbank flights departing from airports within about a three-hour flying distance of Burbank, Gregor said. The runway - one of two - had to close, but the airport sai...

Labor caves on encryption surveillance laws Labor caves on encryption surveillance laws

Technical capability notice: A notice issued by the attorney general, requiring tech companies to "build a new capability" to decrypt communications for law enforcement. The Coalition government, under Prime Minister Scott Morrison of the Liberal Pa...

Aston Martin will stuff your classic vehicle with EV guts Aston Martin will stuff your classic vehicle with EV guts

The conversion to EV power mitigates any future legislation that might restrict the use of classic cars . Having handled the initial concept evaluation and build of the proof-of-concept DB6 MkII Volante , Aston Martin Works will also be res...

Fiat Panda, Jeep Wrangler off the pace in latest safety-crash ratings Fiat Panda, Jeep Wrangler off the pace in latest safety-crash ratings

For context, the 2018 Wrangler achieved a three-star front crash rating in NHTSA's tests, and it has not yet been evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which subjects vehicles to tests and evaluations that go above and beyond NHTSA...

President Trump, Gov. Abbott designate Wednesday as day of mourning President Trump, Gov. Abbott designate Wednesday as day of mourning

It coincided with a swing in the nation as a whole toward more tribal politics. President Trump, in typically Trumpian fashion, shared both a formal prepared statement and an off-the-cuff tweet on the subject, lauding Bush's "long, successful a...

China says it will carry out tariff cease-fire with US China says it will carry out tariff cease-fire with US

As part of the truce, Trump agreed to hold off on plans to raise the tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% beginning 1 January, leaving them at the current 10% rate. His comments echoed earlier remarks made by senior Chinese diplomat Wang...

China confident on US trade pact, Trump cites Xi's 'strong signals' China confident on US trade pact, Trump cites Xi's 'strong signals'

But he added, "if that's real" - raising some doubt - it would close the USA trade deficit with China, and 'we have to have a negotiated agreement and have this on paper'. The downside for China is that it also needs USA sourced LNG as its insatiable...

Treasury yields continue slide with traders wary of 'curve inversion' Treasury yields continue slide with traders wary of 'curve inversion'

The declines came just a day after an equity surge driven by optimism that China and the United States would sort out their trade dispute. So far, there has been no inversion of the two-year and 10-year. In August, the San Francisco Fed said in a...

VW Says Its Next-Gen Gasoline Engines Will Be Its Last VW Says Its Next-Gen Gasoline Engines Will Be Its Last

Even though VW won't continue to develop new combustion engines past the next decade, that doesn't mean gas-powered vehicles will disappear altogether. That would be an increase from the five on sale in the United Kingdom today. Volkswagen has also...

Making It in San Diego: Local companies among nation's top employers Making It in San Diego: Local companies among nation's top employers

Hit by users' data scandals amid falling stocks this year, Facebook has lost the tag of best place to work in the U.S. while Apple has moved up in the list of top-rated employers. Facebook's descent isn't all that surprising. Other top USA empl...

Cheesecake Factory offers free cheesecake slices on 40th anniversary Cheesecake Factory offers free cheesecake slices on 40th anniversary

A large-scale cheesecake giveaway clogged not only arteries but the roads surrounding a Virginia restaurant, where one person was taken to a hospital and faces a disorderly conduct charge. While the large group was forming, a fight reportedly broke o...

Whopper Detour: Why Burger King is sending customers to McDonald's Whopper Detour: Why Burger King is sending customers to McDonald's

Burger King says the app uses the Global Positioning System technology "geofencing" to determine if you are within range of a McDonald's . If a customer steps inside a McDonald's restaurant, the app will unlock a Whopper sandwich for a penny ....

Wall Street losses deepen on growth, trade worries Wall Street losses deepen on growth, trade worries

Encana Corp. lost 3.6 per cent, while Crescent Point Energy Corp. was down 2.3 per cent. An inverted yield curve has also preceded each recession of the last 60 years, though sometimes by more than a year. FED WATCH: Markets got jolt from remarks by ...

College Station Students Remember George HW Bush College Station Students Remember George HW Bush

Bush. "It will then be reset and it will be sent to Houston to pick up the casket of President Bush and it will be sent back to Washington", Trump said, according to the report . ET Wednesday until 7 a.m. ET Thursday. From there, a funeral train tra...

Trudeau says he had advance notice of Huawei executive's arrest Trudeau says he had advance notice of Huawei executive's arrest

According to a statement obtained by the Richmond News from the Department of Justice Canada, Wanzhou Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1. China's embassy in Canada has said it "opposes and strongly protests over such kind of actions whi...

Meng's arrest could plunge US, China into high-tech Cold War Meng's arrest could plunge US, China into high-tech Cold War

Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod said Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday. As there is a publication ban in effect, which was requested by Meng, the department declined to provide any further detail of t...

Trump urges against oil production cut ahead of OPEC meeting Trump urges against oil production cut ahead of OPEC meeting

Members have hinted they plan to cut output by 1.3 million barrels a day, which President Trump fears would cause fuel prices to rise. A delegate from another country said some members believe a smaller reduction would be adequate. "I am optimistic. ...

Reserve Bank of India Keeps Repo Rates On Hold Reserve Bank of India Keeps Repo Rates On Hold

Maintains "calibrated tightening" stance: The central bank maintained "calibrated tightening" stance that it adopted in October 5 policy citing objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 per cent with...

Huawei's global chief financial officer arrested in Vancouver Huawei's global chief financial officer arrested in Vancouver

The probe is reportedly being run out of the US attorney's office in Brooklyn, the sources said. The Wall Street Journal reported in April that US Department of Justice had opened an investigation into suspected violations of Iran sanctions by ...

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada for reportedly violating United States sanctions against Iran Huawei CFO arrested in Canada for reportedly violating United States sanctions against Iran

Huawei issued a statement saying Meng was changing flights in Canada when she was detained "on behalf of the United States of America" to face "unspecified charges" in NY. The US imposed harsher sanctions on Iran earlier this year, as the Trump ad...

US, China trade war sees a pause US, China trade war sees a pause

Mnuchin, in an interview with CNBC on Monday, put a US$1.2 trillion price tag on China's additional trade commitments, but emphasized the details of how they get there still need to be negotiated. China's commerce and finance ministries did not r...

Ted Baker shares sink after staff petition against 'forced hugs' culture Ted Baker shares sink after staff petition against 'forced hugs' culture

Using the employee campaign platform Organize, over 200 Ted Baker employees launched the petition and calling for others who experienced harassment at Ted Baker to share their experience. We will then carefully consider the content and recommendati...

New recall includes raw beef sold at Kentucky and Indiana Kroger stores New recall includes raw beef sold at Kentucky and Indiana Kroger stores

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. An additional 5.1 million pounds of beef have been added to a recall that was first issued in October . The USDA says any of those products still in people's freezers should be thrown...

China trade war talks will end in March - unless they don't China trade war talks will end in March - unless they don't

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington . China's foreign ministry said on Monday that the two presidents had instructed their economic team...

Moe will not cut oil production despite pleas from Alberta's opposition leader Moe will not cut oil production despite pleas from Alberta's opposition leader

Further help could be on the way for the sector, too, according to Ninepoint Partners portfolio manager Eric Nuttall, who expects OPEC will announce their own shut-in of at least one million barrels per day at a summit on Thursday. Alberta Opposition...

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