Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Licenses for breast implant linked to rare cancer suspended Licenses for breast implant linked to rare cancer suspended

The Canadian agency has banned only Allergan's Biocell breast implants. Non-textured implants, such as silicone breast implants, are still permitted in Canada. France was at the centre of a major scandal involving implants in 2010 after it emerged ...

UK financial firms’ gender pay gap still high UK financial firms’ gender pay gap still high

Tuesday marked Equal Pay Day, the point in the year when the average woman's salary catches up to what white men made in 2018. Most organisations meeting a deadline for reporting gender pay figures have showed a gap in favour of men. The result of ...

Herman Cain says he faces 'cumbersome' vetting for Fed board seat Herman Cain says he faces 'cumbersome' vetting for Fed board seat

Cain said people who dislike him are "already digging up all of the negative stuff that's in storage from eight years ago". Moore, who is projected to face Democratic resistance in his Senate confirmation hearing, does see some slow growth worldwid...

BMW, Mercedes, VW accused of colluding to delay clean emissions tech BMW, Mercedes, VW accused of colluding to delay clean emissions tech

This collusion occurred in the framework of the vehicle manufacturers' so-called "circle of five" technical meetings. The EU antitrust regulator said that after an in-depth investigation, it found that BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen , including i...

United Airlines flight diverted after pilot's screens go blank United Airlines flight diverted after pilot's screens go blank

A United Airlines flight to Houston had to be diverted after a mechanical issue during the flight. The plane landed safely on the tarmac and passengers were ultimately rebooked on a different flight to Houston , according to the airline repr...

States move to legalize CBD to end confusion over US rules States move to legalize CBD to end confusion over US rules

The FDA is also cracking down on companies that make therapeutic claims related to CBD's ability to "limit, treat, or cure" a variety of health conditions. The San Francisco Health Department sent warning letters to 1,900 businesses a year ago, spoke...

Industrial production Climbs on construction gains Industrial production Climbs on construction gains

January's reading was revised up to show no change from a previously reported contraction of 0.8 percent, Statistics Office figures showed. Looking at the details we do however see this growth in industry was spurred nearly exclusively by a whoppin...

Ford is building an 'entry-level' performance Mustang Ford is building an 'entry-level' performance Mustang

Unlike this one, though, the 2020 Puma is a hybrid rather than an all-electric auto. This engine choice would also give Ford the opportunity to revive the SVO name from the Fox-body generation of Mustang , which also featured a hopped-up four-cylind...

Microsoft And Xbox Investigating Claims of Sexual Harassment

However, Quartz's report puts the spotlight on just how palpable and contentious some acts employees were made to endure, with an email chain shared amongst the sexually harassed describing cases ranging from derogatory name-calling to death thre...

Economy Adds 196K Jobs in March, Unemployment at 3.8% — USA UNLEASHED Economy Adds 196K Jobs in March, Unemployment at 3.8% — USA UNLEASHED

Average hourly earnings, meanwhile, rose by 4 cents to $27.70, following a 10-cent gain in February. "With a strong March employment report now in the books, we've gotten some reassurance that the labor market is still strong", said a leading econo...

Trump says Fed should cut rates, stop shrinking balance sheet Trump says Fed should cut rates, stop shrinking balance sheet

Yet Trump says that he believes the central bank "really slowed us down" with the four rate hikes the Fed imposed a year ago which he says were unnecessary because there is "very little if any inflation". Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlo...

Wall St opens higher on March jobs data, trade hopes Wall St opens higher on March jobs data, trade hopes

Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 216,000 reading. The report comes ahead of Friday's more important Department of Labor jobs data for March. Major equity indexes in the United States started the day in the positive territory on Frida...

Crude oil futures soften 0.78% on global cues Crude oil futures soften 0.78% on global cues

EDT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude settled 36 cents lower, at $62.10/Bbl Thursday. The contract dropped 12 cents in the previous session after briefly hitting $62.99/Bbl, also the highest since November. Prices mellowed on concerns that an...

Aurora Cannabis Files Shelf Prospectus and Registration Statement Aurora Cannabis Files Shelf Prospectus and Registration Statement

On the TSX, ACB stock is selling for $11.84 CAD, down 0.75%. The stock quarterly performance specifies a shift of 70.42% and its performance is stands at 47.82% for last twelve month while moved -7.97% for the past six months. The company reported ...

Trump’s candidate, David Malpass, picked as World Bank president Trump’s candidate, David Malpass, picked as World Bank president

Malpass was approved unanimously by the bank's 25-member executive board. Earlier in his career, Mr. Malpass served as the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Developing Nations and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Latin Amer...

Fleet and business registrations down and diesel decline continues Fleet and business registrations down and diesel decline continues

March, with its new number plates, is the single most important month of the year for motor dealers and typically accounts for 20 per cent of all sales. The Ford Fiesta was once again the UK's bestselling vehicle in March, with 14,676 registrations, ...

New Brunswick unemployment rate falls in March New Brunswick unemployment rate falls in March

Nationally, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8 per cent in March. "There's nothing great about this report, but first-quarter hiring still looks very brisk, if anything still too brisk for an economy that's likely chugging along at a...

Constellation tops sales, profit estimates on Corona, Modelo strength Constellation tops sales, profit estimates on Corona, Modelo strength

The company reported Thursday that it saw profits of almost one-and-a-quarter billion dollars for its fiscal fourth quarter, and sales totaling almost $2 billion. In 2016, the company divested its Canadian wine business to Ontario Teachers' Pension P...

BJP never saw those who disagree with it as foes: Advani BJP never saw those who disagree with it as foes: Advani

It can be recalled that Advani was denied a ticket from Gandhinagar for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Taking strong objection to Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the treatment meted out to BJP veteran L K Advani by the party, senior BJP leader Sushma S...

Hunt's Tomato Paste recalled over possible mold presence Hunt's Tomato Paste recalled over possible mold presence

Consumers with questions should call Conagra Brands Consumer Care team at 1-888-280-0301. Conagra Brands, Inc ., the company that makes and sells Hunt's products, issued the voluntary recall on Wednesday. The case UPC is 00-0-27000-38809-9. The ...

Easter eggs aplenty at Adventure Park - Surf Coast Times Easter eggs aplenty at Adventure Park - Surf Coast Times

The event that is open to those in our community who are visually impaired and their families, will take place on April 20 at Viera High School with the hunt starting at 10 a.m. Adventure Park's Easter Egg Hunt, which is free included with the cost o...

Pakistan plans clean power drive Pakistan plans clean power drive

Capacity growth in Africa was 8.4% with some 3.6 GW of newly-commissioned plants. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published its annual Renewable Capacity Statistics 2019 report on Tuesday, the most comprehensive, up-to-date an...

Elon Musk becomes CEO of Dogecoin and has already stepped down Elon Musk becomes CEO of Dogecoin and has already stepped down

Unlike Jack Dorsey, the creator and CEO of Twitter , the CEO of Tesla did not choose Bitcoin. Now whether or not he was being serious is up for debate, but YourStory has reached out to Musk and we will be updating you as soon as we hear back from...

Plant-based ‘meat' sales are rising Plant-based ‘meat' sales are rising

Vegan products have also been proving a hit with non-vegans, with many people now looking to reduce their meat, dairy and egg intake for the sake of their health or the environment. CEO and Founder of Impossible Foods, Pat Brown, and the company's C...

Warning Issued After 10 Infants Die Using Fisher-Price’s Rock N Play Warning Issued After 10 Infants Die Using Fisher-Price’s Rock N Play

It's also important to use the product's three-point harness restraint. The CPSC said , because deaths continue to happen, it is recommending people who have the product stop using it "by three months of age or as soon as an infant exhibits rollov...

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