Friday February 28-th, 2020

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in Canada, U.S.

According to Health Canada's report , the recalled heartburn drugs could have been made using an active ingredient containing the impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), and may subsequently have above acceptable levels of it. The full list of affe...

Flight cabin crew 'lost consciousness' due to cleaning product spillage Flight cabin crew 'lost consciousness' due to cleaning product spillage

Several passengers are believed to be experiencing burning eyes and itchy skin. According to the audio, the pilot said the aircraft interior cleaner - that includes derivatives of ammonium chloride - is made by Callington and was left behind in one...

United Kingdom speaker denies Johnson new vote on Brexit deal United Kingdom speaker denies Johnson new vote on Brexit deal

Johnson plans to kick things off by asking for a "straight up-and-down vote" on the European Union divorce agreement on Monday, two days after lawmakers voted to delay approving the deal, according to his office. With just 10 days left until the Un...

Johnson faces tough week in Parliament over Brexit deal Johnson faces tough week in Parliament over Brexit deal

But he followed it with a signed letter indicating that he does not favor another extension. Johnson tried to convince MPs to support his agreement he made with the European Union and MPs debated the proposal. Lawmakers will have the opportunity to...

United Kingdom opposition MPs attack new Brexit deal

The new deal - agreed last week - is to create a trade border in the Irish Sea, leaving Northern Ireland subject to most European Union customs and Value-Added Tax rules, but the rest of the United Kingdom out on its own. The Prime Minister said ...

Over 6,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meat recalled nationwide Over 6,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meat recalled nationwide

The products were produced this year on April 19, April 27, May 7 and May 9. No other George's Prepared Foods, LLC products are included in the recall. Most people recover in four to seven days but older adults, infants, and people with weakened immu...

Brussels passes UK's Brexit delay letter to European Union parliament Brussels passes UK's Brexit delay letter to European Union parliament

But he followed it with a signed letter indicating that he does not favor another extension. Senior cabinet minister Michael Gove, the government's Brexit planning chief, was nonetheless adamant that Britain would leave the European Union on sc...

Elon Musk regularly purges his phone for ‘security purposes’ Elon Musk regularly purges his phone for ‘security purposes’

Billionaire Elon Musk says he's strapped for cash after being sued for defamation over "pedo guy" comments Tesla CEO Elon Musk , who is being sued for libel and slander for calling a British rescue diver a "pedo", has testified that he is short of...

UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want

The opposition Labour Party accused the Prime Minister of acting as if he were above the law, and said he could end up in court. They hope the deal can be approved in London. There are signs that Mr. Johnson might just have enough support in parliame...

U.S. crude oil inventories increase sharply last week: API U.S. crude oil inventories increase sharply last week: API

Brent was exchanging up $0.60 (+1.02%) at $59.34, generally level week on week. Analysts polled by Reuters expected China's gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 6.1% in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, the slowest pace since the ...

Global Legal Cannabis Market 2019 - Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth Corporation, Bhang Corporation Global Legal Cannabis Market 2019 - Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth Corporation, Bhang Corporation

Most importantly, the report focuses on their financial operations and reviews precise assessments based on gross margin, Medical Marijuana sales volume, production cost, pricing structure, expenses, capital investments, revenue, product value, and...

Marriott Hotels snaps up Barbados rival in £101m deal Marriott Hotels snaps up Barbados rival in £101m deal

The Barbados hotelier said the ongoing weak performance of sterling has hit its share price, reducing its freedom to pursue its growth strategy, while directors felt that changes in the macroeconomic landscape could potentially reduce demand from its...

Dior apologises for China map excluding Taiwan Dior apologises for China map excluding Taiwan

The incident sparked backlash in China, which claims sovereignty over the self-ruled Taiwan. At Dior's presentation, the female student's question about Taiwan was met with applause from the audience. The comment provoked a storm that led to the ca...

Boris Johnson asks for Brexit extension after Parliament forces his hand Boris Johnson asks for Brexit extension after Parliament forces his hand

The prime minister has sent an unsigned letter to Brussels asking for a delay, along with a second letter saying he believed a delay would be a mistake. "Whether it's this deal or any future deal it has got to go back so the public can say do you wan...

Union members begin vote on UAW-GM tentative agreement today Union members begin vote on UAW-GM tentative agreement today

Members should contact their UAW Locals for dates and times for meetings and voting. A record ratification bonus of $11,000 would be paid to permanent employees, while temporary workers would receive a bonus of $4,500. Local General Motors UAW leader...

Risky selfies get cruise passengers banned for life Risky selfies get cruise passengers banned for life

A cruise ship passenger has been banned for life by Royal Caribbean after she climbed over her balcony railing to pose for a photo. "I showed the concierge". Failure to adhere to the rules may result in ship security, law enforcement interventi...

Concrete progress made for 'phased deal' to end US-China trade war Concrete progress made for 'phased deal' to end US-China trade war

It included promises to increase purchases of USA farm products and protections for intellectual property - but lacked specific details. "This is really a good sign for our U.S. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow acknowledged on Thursday t...

Qantas reveals the tricks used by passengers to beat jet lag Qantas reveals the tricks used by passengers to beat jet lag

Once these assessments are made the airline will launch the flights commercially in 2022. Qantas Airways Ltd. will ditch the normal in-flight service routine for this weekend's marathon nonstop journey from NY to Sydney . As a part of analysis gea...

Tesla Has a Tesla Has a "Green Light" to Start Production in China

The Gigafactory costs Tesla $2 billion to build. Tesla already has 24 shops scattered across the vast Chinese territory. Managing director of Automotive Foresight , Yale Zhang said "the green light is fully given to Tesla for production in ...

Sanders set for 'vigorous' campaign return after heart scare Sanders set for 'vigorous' campaign return after heart scare

Ocasio-Cortez is joining Sanders for a rally in Queens, New York , on Saturday afternoon where she plans to endorse him for president, CBS News has confirmed. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders' latest high-profile endorsement, who will share the sta...

If libra fails, Beijing wins: Facebook If libra fails, Beijing wins: Facebook

G7 finance chiefs have already agreed that Libra needs to meet the highest level of financial regulation ahead of its launch next year. The new report echoes much of what the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - itself a G7 initiative - has pushed ...

O2 Launches 5G Network In Six UK Cities O2 Launches 5G Network In Six UK Cities

It's now a very limited set of locations, but O2 has confirmed that it'll be available in over 20 locations by the end of 2019 with 30 more to follow by next summer. Tariffs come with 12 months subscription to MelodyVR and an Oculus Go virtual realit...

Reading LGBT protest held over Chick-fil-A outlet Reading LGBT protest held over Chick-fil-A outlet

Paul Anderson Youth Home , a "Christian residential home for trouble youth", teaches boys that homosexuality is wrong and that same-sex marriage is "rage against Jesus Christ and His values". "We have been very pleased with what we've seen in the U.K...

Samuel Adams Halloween beer is illegal in 15 states Samuel Adams Halloween beer is illegal in 15 states

Samuel Adams has created a Halloween beer that is illegal in 15 states. The beer contains 28% alcohol. "In Utopias, you will get a beer that breaks all the rules and boundaries for beer", Jim Koch, the co-founder and chairman of Boston Beer told...

Dallas Fed's Kaplan says 'agnostic' on need for rate cut in October Dallas Fed's Kaplan says 'agnostic' on need for rate cut in October

President Trump has been pushing the Fed to cut interest rates to zero or lower to goose the economy, but though Clarida didn't rule out further cuts, he said the Fed would act only "as appropriate to sustain growth, a strong labor market, and a retu...

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