Thursday March 21-st, 2019

Payless closing all stores Payless closing all stores

Its 420 stores in Latin America, as well as 370 stores in the Middle East, India and other worldwide locations, will remain open and continue to operate as usual. "We look forward to building upon our success in these regions by adding new stores and...

Jet stream helps flight reach 801 miles per hour Jet stream helps flight reach 801 miles per hour

Typical cruise speed for a Dreamliner at 35,000 ft is 567 miles per hour. Monday's record was above the speed of sound- which is 767 mph- however, whether air travel breaks the sound barrier is dependent on its airspeed, not ground speed.

Worker killed when airplane tire explodes at SoCal airport Worker killed when airplane tire explodes at SoCal airport

The contractors were working on a 4-foot-tall tire that was not attached to an airplane when it ruptured and exploded. Jet bridges are the moveable passenger-loading structures that connect terminals to airliner doors. Orange County Fire Authority ...

Google to acquire data migration startup Alooma Google to acquire data migration startup Alooma

Founded in 2013, the Tel Aviv-based Alooma has raised some $15 million to date from investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital, according to the database of Start-Up Nation Central, which tracks the industry. Google in Novemb...

Elon Musk Praises Bitcoin, Says Elon Musk Praises Bitcoin, Says "Paper Money is Going Away"

I said 'Wanna Buy some Bitcoin?'. During the recent podcast, Musk admitted this was a joke that actually got him in trouble and led to his Twitter account getting suspended. Wood then reminded Musk that in Africa, most crypto transactions were busi...

French court fines UBS €4.5 billion in tax fraud case French court fines UBS €4.5 billion in tax fraud case

UBS has set aside $2.46 billion to cover potential losses from litigation and regulatory requirements. The penalties, nearly equivalent to the bank's net profit past year, included a €3.7 billion fine and additional damages of €800 million to the F...

Retail chain to close stores Retail chain to close stores

The company will close all 248 Canadian stores and all 2,500 of its retail locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The move will not affect stores outside the USA and Puerto Rico. Intercity Shopping Centre is losing another long-tim...

Top Court Verdict Today In Ericsson's Case Against Anil Ambani, Others Top Court Verdict Today In Ericsson's Case Against Anil Ambani, Others

The contempt petition was filed by Ericsson, contending that Reliance had committed gross contempt by disobeying orders of the Supreme Court , which had directed it to pay Rs. Judges found Anil Ambani , 59, had refused to pay Ericsson 5.5 billion r...

UK clearing houses approved to continue EU business under no deal Brexit UK clearing houses approved to continue EU business under no deal Brexit

In a major boost for the City, stock, bond and derivatives transactions will now face no disruption immediately after 29 March regardless of the outcome of Brexit. Michael Voisin, global head of capital markets at law firm Linklaters, said the move b...

Petition: Sell Montana to Canada to reduce national debt Petition: Sell Montana to Canada to reduce national debt

Well, yes, except the national debt is actually $22 trillion. "Just tell them it has beavers or something", the petition description read. Currently, more than 7,500 people have signed the petition. "Can FL join this "sale to Canada" deal too? The ...

Sainsbury’s-Asda tie-up could push up prices, warns watchdog Sainsbury’s-Asda tie-up could push up prices, warns watchdog

Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK commented: "Not surprisingly Sainsbury have pushed back quite strongly, with the share price dropping sharply in early trade, by stating that the ruling 'fundamentally misunderstand how people sh...

Southwest Airlines Has Double The Usual Number Of Jets Out Of Service Southwest Airlines Has Double The Usual Number Of Jets Out Of Service

The union countered in a statement of its own, saying, " Southwest Airline's scapegoating of its expert Aircraft Maintenance Technicians does not bode well for the airline's safe operations". "For Southwest's leadership to connect the airline's self...

BaFin bans shortselling in Wirecard shares BaFin bans shortselling in Wirecard shares

In Frankfurt trading, shares in the group had jumped 13 percent around 10:20 am (0920 GMT) to trade at 112.90 euros ($127.66), against a market down 0.3 percent. This has caused huge volatility in Wirecard's stock, though its share price has reboun...

Irish ticket holder scoops record breaking Euromillions jackpot Irish ticket holder scoops record breaking Euromillions jackpot

The only ticket sold in Europe with the winning numbers 1, 8, 18, 19 , 39 with lucky stars of 7 and 9 was sold to an Irish player. National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin said the shop where the ticket was bought would not be revealed for ...

Honda Civic hatchback next-gen production may come to North America Honda Civic hatchback next-gen production may come to North America

Its restructuring is aimed at adjusting its operations to reflect stronger demand in Asia and North America, Hachigo said. Justin Tomlinson, the North Swindon Conservative MP and Department of Welfare and Pensions Minister said that plans were alread...

Brexit withdrawal off the table as May heads to Brussels Brexit withdrawal off the table as May heads to Brussels

The main sticking point is the so-called backstop, an insurance policy to prevent the return of extensive checks on the sensitive border between European Union member Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland. Unless May can get a Brexit d...

Alberta convoy rolls into Ottawa for rally at Parliament Hill Alberta convoy rolls into Ottawa for rally at Parliament Hill

Hundreds of trucks were expected to roll into Ottawa Tuesday to protest the federal government's policies on the oil industry. Lead organizer Glen Carritt, the owner of an oilfield safety company, said participants also are unhappy about the governme...

EU's Juncker, May to meet Wednesday amid fears of Brexit extension EU's Juncker, May to meet Wednesday amid fears of Brexit extension

The meeting follows talks on Monday between the the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Attorney General Geoffrey Cox. Airbus, which designs and manufactures wings for its aircraft in Britain, said on Sunda...

Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations

The company reiterated its 2019 guidance provided in October. "Progress on initiatives to accelerate growth, along with a favorable economic environment, helped us deliver strong comp sales and gain market share", Walmart's president and CEO, Doug ...

Porsche May Have To Charge Extra Because Of Brexit Porsche May Have To Charge Extra Because Of Brexit

Sources familiar with the development claim that Volkswagen - the owner of Porsche - refused to discuss if some of its other brands, including Ducati, Seat, Bugatti, Skoda, Lamborghini, and Audi might follow suit. The company further stated that the ...

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) Up +9.52% Wednesday Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) Up +9.52% Wednesday

A cross below a certain moving average may signal the beginning of a downward move. The shares of Canopy Growth Corporation was among the active stocks of the last trading sessions. MARK WARE JOINS CANOPY GROWTH CORPORATION AS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER...

New Toyota Quantum: SA launch, diesel engine confirmed… New Toyota Quantum: SA launch, diesel engine confirmed…

The all-new 2020 Toyota HiAce has been revealed, ahead of its Australian arrival scheduled for the middle of this year. Customers of the new generation Toyota Hiace will get to choose between a 2.8-liter 1GD diesel engine and the 3.5-liter 7G...

Kingston Pharma Issues Voluntary Recall of Baby Gripe Water Kingston Pharma Issues Voluntary Recall of Baby Gripe Water

The Gripe Water is distributed nationally through Dollar General stores. According to an official release from the FDA, drinking the product was not hazardous but it could result in difficulty when swallowing the product. The UPC code for the reca...

Airlines to offer gender neutral options Airlines to offer gender neutral options

Within the next few weeks, passengers will get the option of choosing "undisclosed, ' 'unspecified, ' or possibly 'Mx" when booking their tickets. The booking tools used to arrange flights on American, Delta and United airlines are now being rest...

Airbus ending manufacturing of A380, world’s largest airliner Airbus ending manufacturing of A380, world’s largest airliner

The company, he added, had to base its decisions on facts and "we simply don't have enough backlog [of orders] to carry on". Airbus said it had "no substantial A380 backlog and hence no basis to sustain production". In the fourth quarter, the company...

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