Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

Infiniti QX Inspiration concept unveiled Infiniti QX Inspiration concept unveiled

Despite being a focal point of the concept vehicle, the interior is the one thing Infiniti has yet to show of the QX Inspiration, releasing only two exterior shots on Friday. Without any sort of powertrain or range details to go on, not to mention th...

Ryanair voted 'worst airline' for sixth consecutive year Ryanair voted 'worst airline' for sixth consecutive year

Passenger gripes ranged from seat comfort, food and drink options and boarding process, all of which received the lowest possible ratings. This left it with an overall customer score of just 40% in the Which? poll that questioned 7,901 people based...

National debt rose to $21.974T at the end of 2018

That's more than $2 trillion higher than when President Trump took office. At the end of 2018 the public debt amounted to $21.974 trillion. The debt began to level off at the beginning of Trump's term, but bounced up again a year ago as the tax c...

Tests find airport’s water OK after some passengers sickened Tests find airport’s water OK after some passengers sickened

At least six passengers were stricken and "the primary symptom was vomiting", Janet Scherberger, spokeswoman for Tampa International Airport, told NPR in an email. Samples have been sent to an external Ohio EPA-certified lab for evaluation. When th...

Lawyer Reacts To McDonald's Straw Attack Drama & Says Employee Deserves GoFundMe Donations Lawyer Reacts To McDonald's Straw Attack Drama & Says Employee Deserves GoFundMe Donations

And, most recently, she has taken up the case of Michael Taylor , a 17-year-old Winter Haven boy who was shot and killed by police in a Lakeland restaurant's parking lot when he was accused of attempting to ram officers. "You're going to jail", Yasm...

Surrey woman says $39.5-million Lotto Max win an 'amazing blessing' Surrey woman says $39.5-million Lotto Max win an 'amazing blessing'

Michelle De Roma purchased the winning ticket to last week's Lotto Max draw during a shopping trip at the Tsawwassen Mills outlet mall on December 26, netting her a whopping $39,517,071. "I just hugged my husband because he's the one who supported me...

Ford recalls over 953,000 vehicles to replace inflators

Some of the recalls may be limited to specific geographic areas of the U.S. The ammonium nitrate can become unstable over time, leading to inflators that explode with an unexpectedly violent force and injure or kill occupants. The ongoing recall is o...

Warren Buffett Big Loser With Apple Inc Warren Buffett Big Loser With Apple Inc

According to CNBC , the Apple stock ( AAPL ) crashed almost 10 percent. Apple shares fell almost 10 percent in a single day's trade. As we move into the second half of the year, investors may want to compare first half gains with goals that were e...

Ex-bankers arrested over $2bn fraud Ex-bankers arrested over $2bn fraud

Chang was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport about five days ago. Both Credit Suisse and VTB also arranged a eurobond MZ139100344= for Mozambique's government, which is earmarked for restructuring. The indictment says that through a series of...

How the Aussie dollar crashed in just seven minutes How the Aussie dollar crashed in just seven minutes

Major European bourses were firmly in negative territory by midmorning - Frankfurt's DAX (.GDAXI), with its exposure to Chinese trade and tech-heavy constituents, was the biggest faller and down as much as 1.2 percent, while Paris' CAC40 (.FCHI) drop...

Giant tuna fetches record $3.1 million in auction at Japan´s new market Giant tuna fetches record $3.1 million in auction at Japan´s new market

The auction prices are way above usual for bluefin tuna. Mr Kimura has been the highest bidder at the new year auction for seven of the past eight years. Last year's auction was the last at Tsukiji before the market shifted to a new facility on a...

Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus

Details were pretty sparse prior to yesterday's announcement - the photo above is the only one we've seen of the auto - but we now know that it'll be a four-door fastback with ~400 horsepower and ~300 miles of range. The Polestar 2 will also see the ...

Girl Scout cookie season now underway

Girl Scout cookie season is here, y'all! What's going on: The Girl Scouts have finally released a new Caramel Chocolate Chip-flavored cookie, which includes semi-sweet chocolate chips, caramel and sea salt, USA Today reports . The new cookie is ...

Bristol-Myers and Celgene set $2.2-billion termination fee for mega-merger Bristol-Myers and Celgene set $2.2-billion termination fee for mega-merger

Shareholders, who have to approve the deal, knocked $12 billion off the value of the company yesterday, perhaps balking at the 54 per cent premium that Giovanni Caforio, chairman and chief executive, is willing to pay for the USA biotech company.

Nationwide survey says house prices growing at slowest rate for six years Nationwide survey says house prices growing at slowest rate for six years

Compared with a year earlier, prices rose by only 0.5% in December - the slowest annual rate of growth since February 2013 - and followed a 1.9% increase in November. "Near term prospects will be heavily dependent on how quickly this uncertainty lift...

Zimbabwean alcohol consumers to buy beer in U.S. dollars from Friday Zimbabwean alcohol consumers to buy beer in U.S. dollars from Friday

In a statement dated January 2 2019, Delta Beverages said the company was struggling to meet orders because of foreign currency shortages. Delta said it invested in excess of US$600 million in plant and equipment, vehicles and ancillary services si...

Mayor Eric Garcetti Officially Introduces County’s New Early Warning Quake App Mayor Eric Garcetti Officially Introduces County’s New Early Warning Quake App

ShakeAlertLA , which is created to work with the United States Geological Survey's quake early warning system, is the nation's first publicly available early warning mobile app. The last natural disaster above 5.0 that affected Southern California oc...

LA sues Weather Channel app owner over 'fraudulent' data use LA sues Weather Channel app owner over 'fraudulent' data use

The complaint , filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, alleges that the mobile application, owned by IBM's Weather Company (TWC), in seeking user permission to gather location data, fails to explain clearly how it shares the information...

Profit colleges forgive $500M in student loan debt amid deception allegations

The CEC has closed or phased out many of its schools over the past 10 years. Career Education Corp., which operates Colorado Technical University and American InterContinental University, also agreed to overhaul its enrollment practices and pay $5 ...

After Activision CFO Heads Over to Netflix, Blizzard CFO Departs for Square After Activision CFO Heads Over to Netflix, Blizzard CFO Departs for Square

In December, Kotaku reported a sea change in Blizzard's executive leadership as an increasing number of Activision veterans - like Ahuja - coming into leadership positions on the other side of the company. from Duke University. Jack Dorsey ,...

Marriott reduces size estimate of Starwood hack Marriott reduces size estimate of Starwood hack

Got that? So instead of 500 million people, only up to 383 million Marriott guests (but maybe less) need to worry that unknown hackers have access to their personal data. With today's press release, Marriott also announced that it phased out the Star...

SURPRISE: Cuomo Cancels Dreaded L Train Shutdown SURPRISE: Cuomo Cancels Dreaded L Train Shutdown

NY governor Andrew Cuomo made the surprise announcement just weeks after convening a panel of top engineering experts to take another look at the L train tunnel beneath the East River to see if there was a way to fix flood damage from 2012's Supersto...

Tax Refunds From IRS May Be Delayed Due to Government Shutdown Tax Refunds From IRS May Be Delayed Due to Government Shutdown

What's happening: USA Today reported the partial government shutdown - caused by a deadlock in negotiations between President Donald Trump and Congress over border security - could cause the Internal Revenue Service to delay issuing refunds to t...

Apple shares close almost 10pc lower after China sales warning Apple shares close almost 10pc lower after China sales warning

Apple is having a rough quarter selling iPhones to Chinese consumers, according to CEO Tim Cook's letter to investors on Wednesday. At least 15 Wall Street analysts lowered their price targets on Apple's stock before markets opened today, wit...

United States jobs growth jumps in December United States jobs growth jumps in December

But Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, told reporters on Thursday that the next jobs report for January could be weak if the partial government shutdown continues. He also said he would not resign if Trump ...

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