Friday April 19-th, 2019

Employee absences up, but airport wait times still normal: TSA Employee absences up, but airport wait times still normal: TSA

The agency said many employees, who are not being paid because of the shutdown , are not reporting to work because of financial hardships. " Airports may exercise contingency plans due to call-outs and traveler volume in order to maintain effec...

Crude Oil Price Eyes China Slowdown, IMF Growth Outlook Update Crude Oil Price Eyes China Slowdown, IMF Growth Outlook Update

Oil tankers are contending with spiraling delays in Turkey's key shipping straits, stalling the delivery of millions of barrels of supplies. Oil industry experts described the rise in crude prices as good for the local economy. "It remains quite ...

Starbucks expands Uber Eats deliveries across the US Starbucks expands Uber Eats deliveries across the US

That's pushed Starbucks to develop new drinks and strategies such as the delivery service. "Following an initial test in Miami, the company remains on track to bring Starbucks Delivers to almost one-quarter of US company-operated stores, with plann...

Dollarama launches online store with about 1000 products Dollarama launches online store with about 1000 products

Rumblings of an online shop began in March 2018 during a Dollarama earnings call, where CEO Neil Rossy acknowledged the company's interest in entering e-commerce. According to a release, the new Dollarama online store is meant to provide additional...

Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge ‘on day of completion’ Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge ‘on day of completion’

Following the rampage, the builder drove the digger out out of the hotel and across the auto park. "The handover was today, everything completed, we'd put the last tile in, cleaned up and made sure everything was flawless", he added. After the ramp...

Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition sold out Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition sold out

Compared to the regular Continental , the Coach Door Edition has a 6 inches (15.24 cm) longer wheelbase. The automaker says it will definitely do a second-year run and "will have more to share very soon". The special sedans are equipped with so-call...

Free cheeseburgers at McDonald's for Blue Monday if you download their app Free cheeseburgers at McDonald's for Blue Monday if you download their app

With your new year's resolution to get in shape and eat better dwindling by the day, what better way to really put the nail in the coffin of having a better life than by grabbing a free cheeseburger. The offer is limited to just one cheeseburger per ...

Right turn will take Tories into the wilderness Right turn will take Tories into the wilderness

But the dynamics have changed. In a sign of Labour divisions on the issue of a second Brexit referendum, shadow housing minister Melanie Onn said she could not support such a move. Sinn Fein TD David Cullinane said that the refusal of Mrs May to ru...

Toyota, Panasonic to jointly produce electric vehicle batteries

The company's electric vehicle partner Mazda Motor and subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor and Subaru may be initial recipients of the newly produced batteries, with Panasonic-supplied Honda Motor on the wish list for product adoption. The two companies may ...

Brandon Truaxe, founder of skincare brand Deciem, has died at 40 Brandon Truaxe, founder of skincare brand Deciem, has died at 40

The brand has lived on as one of Deciem's competitors, but Truaxe parted ways with Indeed within three years, telling the Telegraph in 2017 that there was "significant negativity" and "I didn't get along with my partners". However Truaxe's time as a ...

Oil prices drop as China economic slump threatens to spread

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $53.16 per barrel, down 1.19 percent or 64 cents. An oil well pump jack is seen at an oil field supply yard near Denver, Colorado, U.S., February 2, 2015. In October the International Monetar...

Sacked Nissan Boss Offers To Wear Electronic Ankle Tag For Bail Sacked Nissan Boss Offers To Wear Electronic Ankle Tag For Bail

Last week, Renault said it had launched the search for a successor to Ghosn, after a Tokyo court quashed his appeal for bail as he faces three charges of financial misconduct. He should find out if it's accepted on Tuesday morning Tokyo time, accor...

Worldwide flight diverted to Sydney after punch-up in the aisle Worldwide flight diverted to Sydney after punch-up in the aisle

The violence escalates and the man's shirt is partially ripped off until eventually, a group of men intervene and manage to pin him down. In a statement on Monday, Scoot said that an Australian man on board punched another passenger. Scoot said tha...

China economy grows at slowest pace in 28 years China economy grows at slowest pace in 28 years

Shortly ahead of revealing data for 2018, Beijing announced Rmb1.3 trillion ($193 billion) of stimulus measures, including tax cuts for small businesses, to inject some adrenaline into the sluggish economy. The U.S. trade deficit with China grew to...

Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B criticised by European Union leaders Theresa May’s Brexit Plan B criticised by European Union leaders

The Prime Minister said the only way to guarantee the United Kingdom will not crash out was passing her deal, or revoking Article 50 . The Prime Minister is to set out her " Plan B " for getting her Brexit arrangements through in the House of Comm...

Maruti Suzuki Baleno facelift teased, bookings open Maruti Suzuki Baleno facelift teased, bookings open

The only major update which the Baleno brand received was the introduction of Baleno RS , which happened in 2017. It has a new upper grille accent, sportier bumper, new lower grille and repositioned fog lamps. The new Maruti Baleno features a new fr...

USA to Ask Canada to Extradite Huawei CFO Meng Over Iran Sanctions USA to Ask Canada to Extradite Huawei CFO Meng Over Iran Sanctions

She is now out on bail, fitted with an electronic ankle bracelet but permitted to live in her Vancouver home. When asked about the government's ongoing national-security review of Huawei's potential involvement, Goodale said there are other supplie...

Richest 26 people own same amount as half global population Richest 26 people own same amount as half global population

Citing United Nations figures, Oxfam points out that crucial public services throughout the world-including in wealthy nations like the USA and the U.K. The data is based on the annual Forbes billionaires list . "Interestingly, nearly 40% of Indi...

Founder of The Ordinary, Brandon Truaxe, has died aged 40

Brandon Truaxe has died at the age of 40, according to an Instagram post shared on Monday by Deciem, the Toronto-based makeup company he founded. You touched our hearts, inspired our minds and made us believe that anything is possible. Truaxe's a...

Tesla's Model 3 gets green light in Europe Tesla's Model 3 gets green light in Europe

The CEO says Tesla has been able to turn a profit because it has only been making high-spec, high-margin versions of the Model 3 , rather than the much hyped US$35,000 ($45,800) entry-level model. Musk has pointed to sales of the sedan in Europe and...

£28 million majority stake in Telford's BAE Systems sold to German rival £28 million majority stake in Telford's BAE Systems sold to German rival

Called Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land, the venture will produce the British Army's new infantry vehicles. The establishment of the new Joint Venture is subject to regulatory approvals which are anticipated to be completed in the first half of 2019.

Six arrested in Australia part of 'baby formula ring' Six arrested in Australia part of 'baby formula ring'

The alleged leader was arrested in August but police only went public with key details once they picked up a 31-year-old man on Saturday at Sydney Airport after he arrived from China. He was granted conditional bail at Parramatta Bail Court and is du...

International Monetary Fund cuts global growth outlook, but retains India FY19 forecast at 7.3%

China's growth slowdown could be "faster than expected" if the trade war with the U.S. continues, she added, while Brexit and a protracted United States government shutdown also pose risks. China which grew at 6.9 per cent in 2017, as compared to 6.7...

46 per cent of Canadians $200 or less away from financial insolvency 46 per cent of Canadians $200 or less away from financial insolvency

Almost the same proportion of respondents (39 per cent) to the latest survey , which was conducted from December 7-12 and is based on responses from 2,154 participants, said they're anxious they'll be pushed into bankruptcy if interest rates rise an...

Record Year For BC Hydro Scams Record Year For BC Hydro Scams

Almost 6,000 reports have been sent to BC Hydro since scams started to gain momentum in 2014 and more than 2,000, the highest amount for one year, happened in 2018. BC Hydro customers across the province were out almost $45,000 combined in 2018 from ...

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