Tuesday May 21-st, 2019

OMC stocks extend gains on global supply concerns; IOC, HPCL rise OMC stocks extend gains on global supply concerns; IOC, HPCL rise

Brent crude, used to price global oils , sank 5.6 per cent to $56.26 a barrel. Oil prices continued their decline on Tuesday - falling more than 7 percent - dragged down by overproduction concerns. "Market confidence remains extremely delicate". ...

USA healthcare stocks drop after judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional USA healthcare stocks drop after judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of CT says that congressional Democrats plan to respond to a federal judge's ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional . Gluck says the Texas federal judge threw out the entire law on the grounds that Congre...

Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of weed Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of weed

The department said in a statement yesterday a store worker told police a man in a Pontiac drove through the McDonald's drive-thru and tried "to exchange a baggie of marijuana for food". Gallagher's vehicle contained "molded chicken wings" and French...

Trump Wants Feds To 'Feel The Market' Instead Of Using 'Meaningless Numbers' Trump Wants Feds To 'Feel The Market' Instead Of Using 'Meaningless Numbers'

The president isn't wrong about the dollar, which has made modest gains against a basket of currencies, hitting a 19-month high at close on Friday. In an interview with Reuters last week, Trump said he needed the flexibility of lower rates to sup...

Google may shut down plans for censored Chinese search engine Google may shut down plans for censored Chinese search engine

Members of Google's privacy team, however, were kept in the dark about the use of 265.com. Facing widespread criticism over its "censored" Search engine for the Chinese market, Google has reportedly shut down a data collection system that was k...

China will ‘never seek hegemony,’ Xi says in reform speech China will ‘never seek hegemony,’ Xi says in reform speech

Xi chronicled at length the country's recent achievements, giving special credit to former leader Deng Xiaoping , whose reforms Xi said saved China from the brink of economic collapse following the tumultuous Cultural Revolution. But it is now facin...

Jaguar Land Rover look set for 5,000 job LOSSES Jaguar Land Rover look set for 5,000 job LOSSES

Land Rover is owned by the Indian conglomerate, Tata, and is a huge employer in the West Midlands. According to the FT report, the cuts will be officially announced in January as part of a three-year cost-cutting program to help the company recove...

Scammers Posing As Netflix To Gain Personal Information Scammers Posing As Netflix To Gain Personal Information

She is based in Austin, Texas. Police with the OH department say the links could be a way to install malware onto your computer as the potential scammers use tactics that get the consumer to click on the links. On its support website , Netflix ec...

It rained cash on busy Hong Kong street It rained cash on busy Hong Kong street

Police sealed off the street although no one collecting the notes was arrested and only a small amount was recovered. According to SCMP, the man is believed to be the owner of Epoch Cryptocurrency . Company search reports showed Wong owns a comp...

The Lincoln Continental Gets Coach Doors and a Six-Inch Stretch for a Cool $100,000 The Lincoln Continental Gets Coach Doors and a Six-Inch Stretch for a Cool $100,000

Rear seat passengers are also treated to a few unique amenities including a pass-through center console with a stowable tray table, tablet holder, and wireless charging pad. We were told the special model meets all current safety requirements and w...

ICBC applies for significant hike on all basic insurance rates in BC ICBC applies for significant hike on all basic insurance rates in BC

In a news release, ICBC says it will submit its application to the BCUC later today (Dec. 14), but says the increase would have needed to be almost 40 per cent if not for major reforms being introduced to the province's auto insurance system.

ONTARIO: Pot shortage means province will be limiting number of retail outlets ONTARIO: Pot shortage means province will be limiting number of retail outlets

The government points to both the shortages in Alberta - which stopped issuing new retail cannabis licences after receiving 20% of the pot it ordered - and Quebec - where store hours were reduced to four days a week - as the reason for their decisi...

Parrot uses owner's Amazon Alexa to order items online Parrot uses owner's Amazon Alexa to order items online

He now lives with sanctuary worker Marion Wischnewski who reportedly agreed to foster him in her home. Wishnewksi told Daily Mail that Alexa not only talks to Rocco and provides him company, but she also plays his favorite songs. Wischnewski al...

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion

The Alphabet-owned firm announced on Monday that it will spend $1bn (£792m) on expanding its presence in NY with the construction of a new, 1.7m square foot campus for its employees in lower Manhattan. Porat said that the company's most recent invest...

CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli CFIA recalls some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli

Coli O157: H7. On Thursday, the contaminated products were traced back to the USA farm. The farm said it discovered sediment in a reservoir that tested positive for E.coli from a reservoir near where the produce is grown and water from that reser...

China's November industrial output, retail sales growth misses expectations China's November industrial output, retail sales growth misses expectations

There will be sufficient favorable conditions for the economy in the next year, analysts said, citing the untapped potential of Chinese consumers. Retail sales rose 8.1 percent in November - the weakest pace since 2003, according to Reuters' reco...

Human heart for donation left behind by mistake on Southwest flight Human heart for donation left behind by mistake on Southwest flight

Unlike a heart that's intended for a full transplant, which is accompanied by a courier sitting in the cabin, the organ in question was transported in a thermally controlled box stored in the plane's cargo hold. The heart had no intended recipient, a...

Ban on ads that reinforce sexist stereotyping Ban on ads that reinforce sexist stereotyping

The advertising regulator is banning the depiction of harmful gender stereotypes in advertising, saying they have "no place" in United Kingdom marketing campaigns. Set to cover adverts in newspapers, magazines, on television, in cinema, on leaflets a...

Riot COO Gelb suspended without pay following workplace misconduct investigation Riot COO Gelb suspended without pay following workplace misconduct investigation

Company CEO Nicolo Laurent detailed Gelb's punishment in an email sent to employees, although several feel that two months unpaid leave is an underwhelming response at best, with some suggesting he should have been demoted or fired. He could have l...

Del Monte Foods recalls canned Fiesta Corn — CONSUMER ALERT Del Monte Foods recalls canned Fiesta Corn — CONSUMER ALERT

Ltd. Symptoms of botulism can begin six hours to 10 days after consuming the toxin, which causes muscle weakness and paralysis. Officials are reporting that Del Monte Foods announced on Wednesday a limited recall of their Canned Fiesta Corn Seasone...

Instacart to stop delivering groceries from Amazon's Whole Foods Instacart to stop delivering groceries from Amazon's Whole Foods

For Instacart, Whole Foods was among the more lucrative grocery client, given the relatively high-dollar purchases from its stores, which made it a favorite for many delivery drivers of the startup. Reuters reported in November Instacart had raised $...

Farm linked to E.coli outbreak recalls cauliflower Farm linked to E.coli outbreak recalls cauliflower

The FDA announced Thursday that investigators found a positive E. coli sample result in an irrigation reservoir on a farm owned by Adam Bros. Family Farms in Santa Maria tested positive for E. Red leaf lettuce only was distributed in Minnesota and ...

Ashley admits 'challenges' in House of Fraser revival Ashley admits 'challenges' in House of Fraser revival

Excluding acquisitions and currency neutral, underlying EBITDA was up 14.6 percent to 180.3 million pounds (228 million dollars). Sports Direct International PLC, which is Debenhams PLC's largest shareholder with a 29.70% interest, offered the ...

UK-based fintech startup Revolut receives European banking licence UK-based fintech startup Revolut receives European banking licence

Revolut has been granted an official European banking licence and has revealed plans to provide full current accounts. Revolut has been granted a European banking licence by the Bank of Lithuania, bringing it closer to its stated goal of becoming t...

The worst passwords of 2018 are just as dumb as you'd expect The worst passwords of 2018 are just as dumb as you'd expect

The top 25 passwords on the 2018 list . These two passwords have continued to show up at the top spots for the last five years. Consider changing your password immediately. You could try SplashData SplashID, the popular LastPass, or 1Password....

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