Friday April 19-th, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined for Shorting Staffers on Worker's Comp Coverage Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Fined for Shorting Staffers on Worker's Comp Coverage

They also quoted Democrats, such as Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) saying things like this: "I'm sure Ms. Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people". Strikingly, the scene from the comic book series from ...

Oil down by 2%, but well on-course for weekly gain Oil down by 2%, but well on-course for weekly gain

International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $60.55 per barrel at 1440 GMT, down $1.13, or 1.83 percent. Global benchmark Brent crude traded at $61.84 per barrel at 11.57 GMT on Friday while the price of American benchmark West Texas Intermediat...

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn indicted on two new charges Nissan's Carlos Ghosn indicted on two new charges

Ghosn had already been held in detention after being charged in November with under-reporting his income for the five years up to 2015. Ghosn is facing a litany of accusations - all of which he denies. If and when Ghosn will be out on bail, his m...

Apple expected to release three new iPhones in 2019 Apple expected to release three new iPhones in 2019

Even the iPhone XR , the cheapest of new models, costs 18 percent higher than the same phone in the US. The high-end 2019 iPhone will reportedly feature three rear-facing cameras, we're told, while the other phones will have two rear shooters.

Hitachi to Halt U.K. Nuclear Project, Book Charge, Nikkei Says

Due to the growing likelihood that the project's costs will far exceed the initial estimate, reaching ¥3 trillion, the company had proposed to London a review of the project including the level of financial assistance that would be available to the f...

Samsung Have Unveiled Their Latest Smart TV & It's Bloody HUGE Samsung Have Unveiled Their Latest Smart TV & It's Bloody HUGE

It uses a technology called micro LED - which creates a brighter image using less energy than current televisions. Every major TV manufacturer shows their newest, biggest, and most advanced screens at CES, whether they plan to tell them in the spri...

First Nations, RCMP reach deal in northern B.C. pipeline impasse First Nations, RCMP reach deal in northern B.C. pipeline impasse

TransCanada Corp, now officially known as TC Energy, sought the injunction so it could begin work on the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline, part of an approved $40-billion LNG Canada liquefied natural gas project set for Kitimat, B.C. We stand in ...

Australian retail sales receive a boost from Black Friday sales Australian retail sales receive a boost from Black Friday sales

Singapore's total retail sales value in November 2018 was estimated at 3.8 billion Singapore dollars (about 2.81 billion US dollars). The total retail sales value in November a year ago was about $3.8 billion. Even after motor vehicles were taken o...

Strong economy does little to lift department store sales Strong economy does little to lift department store sales

We delivered our second consecutive year of positive holiday comparable sales, driven largely by the traction of our strategic initiatives: Backstage, Vendor Direct, Store Pickup, Loyalty and Growth50. Online sellers are relentlessly growing their sh...

Guelph auto workers split $60 million Lotto Max jackpot Guelph auto workers split $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

One by one, the rest of the winning team was notified, culminating in a group meeting at a park where they all celebrated the win. When he turned it on in the evening and it "blew up" with messages from Meneses. "I thought maybe this app is lying, so...

Brazilian government OKs Boeing’s joint venture with Embraer for commercial jets Brazilian government OKs Boeing’s joint venture with Embraer for commercial jets

Uncertainties remained after the election of Brazil's new president Jair Bolsonaro, who criticised Boeing for intending to take over Embraer's defence business. A separate joint venture, 51 percent owned by Embraer, would promote and develop new mark...

Canada central bank maintains key lending rate Canada central bank maintains key lending rate

That was before talk of a slowing global economy , stocks in bear market territory, and collapsing oil prices. That's lower than the 1.9 per cent projected in its October outlook. Inflation is expected to dip temporarily below the central bank's gu...

Almost 300 People Struck By Norovirus On Cruise Ship Almost 300 People Struck By Norovirus On Cruise Ship

Royal Carribean International's Oasis of the Seas , which is on a seven-day Western Caribbean itinerary, had to cut the trip short by a day. The newspaper reports that the cruise ship , which is one of the largest ships in the world, departed Por...

SpaceX to fire 10% of staff, bracing for ‘extraordinarily hard times ahead’ SpaceX to fire 10% of staff, bracing for ‘extraordinarily hard times ahead’

The Starship is SpaceX's new class of super-heavy launch vehicle that will replace the company's current crop of products, and will allow for potential missions around the Moon and to Mars. In November 2018, Musk announced that from now BFR wil...

Shake up of the super system Shake up of the super system

FIRST-TIME workers could retire with an extra $533,000 by 2064 under a proposed superannuation shake-up to boost returns and get rid of excess fees. The report - three years in the making - also recommends Australians only be given a default supera...

Pot Producer Aphria’s CEO to Step Down Following Short-Seller Allegations Pot Producer Aphria’s CEO to Step Down Following Short-Seller Allegations

Aphria CEO Vic Neufeld. Aphria's stock fell 4.6 percent to $6.28 as of 8:22 a.m.in pre-market trading in NY. Aphria shares were down 2.8% early Friday. Neufeld has been at the helm of the company throughout its meteoric rise, but has also oversee...

Ring reportedly gave employees access to customer video feeds Ring reportedly gave employees access to customer video feeds

Of more concern is the Ring's alleged practice of giving its USA executives and engineers "highly privileged" access to the company's support system, allowing them to look up customers by email address and access all of their cameras. Ring promotes...

Powerball ticket worth $250K to expire Thursday Powerball ticket worth $250K to expire Thursday

While the draw normally takes place at 8.30pm, yesterday the results weren't available until nearly 11pm. As Powerball tickets are valid for only one year from the drawing date, the big prize must be claimed immediately. Some Powerball users voiced...

Wireless carriers vow to stop selling customers' location data to third parties Wireless carriers vow to stop selling customers' location data to third parties

He added that T-Mobile is trying to do it "the right way" to avoid affecting consumers who use these services for things like emergency assistance. "It will end in March, as planned and promised", he wrote in a tweet . When reached for comment, T-Mo...

Eddie Lampert sweetens bid for bankrupt Sears to $5 billion Eddie Lampert sweetens bid for bankrupt Sears to $5 billion

Just over 500 Kmart and Sears stores remain open, but liquidation sales are already in the works at 80 of those stores, and Lampert's proposal involves running 425 stores. A group of Sears creditors, including some landlords and vendors, has been c...

Costco sells out of 27-pound bucket of mac and cheese Costco sells out of 27-pound bucket of mac and cheese

People seeking a tub of mac-and-cheese that, if empty, could hold 100 baseballs, are in luck. If you're a big fan of mac and cheese and want to buy enough to last a decent amount of time, this sounds like the purchase for you. "Honestly, I was ...

Google Board Sued for Andy Rubin Sexual Harassment Coverup Google Board Sued for Andy Rubin Sexual Harassment Coverup

Now, an Alphabet shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Google board for doling out the $90-million severance package to Rubin and protecting other executives accused of sexual misconduct , Bloomberg reported . The lawsuit accuses the b...

Revolut rival N26 picks up $300m as Europe's most valuable fintech startup

It also makes N26 the second most highly valued digital startup bank globally behind Brazil's Nubank. There have been bigger fundraisings around the world, with the record held by Ant... Operating across 24 countries in Europe, N26 said it ha...

Flybe brand to disappear as Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group agree takeover Flybe brand to disappear as Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group agree takeover

Several European carriers have succumbed to the rising cost of fuel. Stobart owns London Southend Airport and a year ago secured a significant coup when it announced that Ryanair will establish a base at the gateway from this summer, operating 13...

Price of pot increases after legalization: Stats Can Price of pot increases after legalization: Stats Can

Statistics Canada says that the average price of a legal gram of recreational pot a year ago was $9.70, almost 50 per cent higher than the illicit market price of $6.51. A shortage of wholesale cannabis and problems with production across the count...

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