Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

New Ford Puma SUV previewed ahead of global unveil New Ford Puma SUV previewed ahead of global unveil

Finally after many, many years, Ford have announced they're bringing the Ford Escape SUV to Australia with a plug-in hybrid model. The Escape - which was revealed overnight in the United States - also marks the first time that Ford has offered ...

Drunk Air India Passenger, Who Went On Racist Rant, Jailed In UK Drunk Air India Passenger, Who Went On Racist Rant, Jailed In UK

As Breitbart News reported , the incident occured last November as barrister Burns, 50, appeared inebriated - or at least overly exhausted and emotional - when she went on her tirade on a flight from Mumbai to London Heathrow. She was given a seri...

Extradition law worries Hong Kong tycoons Extradition law worries Hong Kong tycoons

Small groups of protestors supporting the government's bill briefly faced off against opponents outside the Legislative Council but later dispersed without incident. "So, I think the government, they need to really need to think about aborting the en...

Trump expected to nominate Herman Cain to Federal Reserve Trump expected to nominate Herman Cain to Federal Reserve

Trump's other Fed appointees have also supported the Powell Fed's rate hikes, which the president has said hurt the economy. From 1992 to 1996, he served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City . Asked if he was sending any signal t...

RBI to announce first bi-monthly monetary policy of 2019-20 shortly RBI to announce first bi-monthly monetary policy of 2019-20 shortly

The six-member monetary policy committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das , made a decision to maintain the policy stance at "neutral". Four out of six MPC members voted for a 25 basis points cut, while two called for it to remain unchang...

Saudi Aramco world's most profitable firm Saudi Aramco world's most profitable firm

Morgan Chase, Alphabet, Facebook, and ExxonMobil combined - easily making Saudi Aramco the world's most profitable company (sorry, Tim Apple). Moody's Investors Service said Aramco posted a net profit of $111.1 billion in 2018 - far higher than t...

Target To Boost Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour This June Target To Boost Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour This June

Walmart has also boosted wages several times in recent years to reach its current starting salary of $11 per hour, and has also expanded benefits like maternity and parental leave. Minnesota's minimum wage is now $9.86, but cities like Minneapolis an...

Flights delays and traffic warning as thick fog blankets Sydney Flights delays and traffic warning as thick fog blankets Sydney

The issue comes after dense fog at Sydney airport this morning caused delays of up to 90 minutes for domestic flights. "We appreciate delays are frustrating and apologise to customers for the impact to their journey". The Bureau of Meteorology ...

'Productive' talks between Theresa May's team and Labour Party will continue tomorrow 'Productive' talks between Theresa May's team and Labour Party will continue tomorrow

We've got a Prime Minister who has said herself that she's on her way out of office. "We have to be successful and we hope for a solution that we can agree together with Britain". European Council president Donald Tusk is preparing to put the option ...

Self-proclaimed Venezuelan leader Guaido stripped of immunity Self-proclaimed Venezuelan leader Guaido stripped of immunity

The opposition leader is also accused of inciting violence through street protests, and of receiving illicit funds from overseas. Guaido - whose claim is recognised by over 50 countries - had earlier expressed fears of being abducted by government ...

Government and Labour plan more talks to break Brexit deadlock Government and Labour plan more talks to break Brexit deadlock

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer and shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey in his office in the Houses of Parliament. In a letter to the prime minister he wrote: "I simply can not support any furt...

Australia's housing downturn propelled by elite urban areas

Commenting on the results, Mr Lawless said, "While the pace of falls has slowed in March, the scope of the downturn has become more geographically widespread ." . Sydney's unit market suffered a hit through March, with values down by 1.2 per cent to ...

Jeff Bezos Will Retain 75% of Couple’s Amazon Stock After Divorce Jeff Bezos Will Retain 75% of Couple’s Amazon Stock After Divorce

MacKenzie Bezos , ex-wife of Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, will give 75 percent of their stake in the company and all voting rights to the billionaire entrepreneur. Amazon's stock market value is worth $890.7bn, w...

Jet Airways defers March salary payment to its 16,000 employees Jet Airways defers March salary payment to its 16,000 employees

Airport officials did not disclose the current domestic and global share of the Jet Airways . The airline operates only one worldwide flight from Bengaluru The cash-strapped Jet Airways, which has grounded a majority of its fleet, has lost a posit...

Rubber pieces found in cat food prompts recall Rubber pieces found in cat food prompts recall

A popular cat food product is being recalled by the FDA due to rubber pieces that may be in the cans and will present a potential choking hazard for pets. The impacted products are 3 ounce cans with a " best by " date of April 2020, UPC code 38100 ...

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points

With inflation well below the RBI's mandate of 4 per cent and a push towards the economic activities amid fears of global economic slowdown supported the RBI's move. Accordingly, the lower repo, or short-term lending rate for commercial banks, will...

China talks making progress, could extend: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow China talks making progress, could extend: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow

Accompanying her will be Mark Green, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Trade talks between the United States and China made "good headway" last week in Beijing and the two sides aim to bridge differences during talks t...

Singapore Airlines named world's best airline at TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards Singapore Airlines named world's best airline at TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

To cap off this phenomenal success, Jet2.com has also been recognised as Best Airline - Europe. Only Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways came out better, the Economic Daily reported Tuesday. Trip Advisor said the awards showed that the world's...

RBA announces April cash rate RBA announces April cash rate

With the USA and China close to a deal that to end thetariff fight, worldwide pressures on the Aussie Dollar are easing and given the Chinese government's efforts to stimulate its economy, external risks to Australian growth are also ebbing.

Saudi Hacked Jeff Bezos' Phone, Says Investigator. Hints Khashoggi Link Saudi Hacked Jeff Bezos' Phone, Says Investigator. Hints Khashoggi Link

After it was reported that The National Enquirer had acquired sensitive texts and photos between Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez, the CEO promptly ordered an investigation into who was behind it. He added that his investigation had con...

Ghosn's lawyer doesn't rule out possibility of additional charges in Japan Ghosn's lawyer doesn't rule out possibility of additional charges in Japan

Lawyers for Ghosn denied allegations of potential embezzlement, but said they had not discussed the matter with the former chairman. Chairman Carlos Ghosn and the carmaker's chief executive officer considered bringing in a new partner for the all...

Settlement over waste violation costs Tesla $86,000 Settlement over waste violation costs Tesla $86,000

The electric automaker will also purchase 55,000 dollars in emergency response equipment for the City of Fremont Fire Department to help improve the department's ability to respond to hazardous materials incidents, said the EPA . According to the EP...

In a first, electric cars outsell fossil fuel-powered ones in Norway In a first, electric cars outsell fossil fuel-powered ones in Norway

Major tax incentives have been behind the acceleration of the electric auto market. But since the Tesla Model 3 arrived in Norway in late January, it has made its mark, even before the cheapest version, the Model 3 Standard Range , comes on to t...

Tokyo prosecutors readying new case against Ghosn over Oman payments Tokyo prosecutors readying new case against Ghosn over Oman payments

A spokesman for the Tokyo prosecutors office said he was not aware of any new investigation when contacted by Reuters. An AFP reporter outside the home saw three men in dark suits guarding the entrance to the building's vehicle park and a police of...

Gas prices to spike again as BC Carbon Tax rate increases Gas prices to spike again as BC Carbon Tax rate increases

In four other provinces, gas prices will jump by as much as four cents per litre April 1, as the federal Liberal government's carbon tax comes into effect. To fill the gasoline supply gap, buyers are turning further overseas, in particular to the P...

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