Saturday July 4-th, 2020

Crisis-hit country: Lebanese national carrier to only accept US dollars Crisis-hit country: Lebanese national carrier to only accept US dollars

Officials at Middle East Airlines , which is possessed by the reserve bank, cannot quickly be grabbed talk about the allegations that its choice was unlawful. "Logic redefined", just one Twitter person wrote. "We're not heading for collapse, we're i...

China isolating banknotes to stop coronavirus spread China isolating banknotes to stop coronavirus spread

He added that non-performing loan ratio remained relatively low in China and he saw space to deal with bad loan problems. Separately, Mr Xuan Changneng, vice-head of the country's foreign exchange regulator, told the briefing China was expected to ...

Jupiter ascends as investors applaud Merian Global buy Jupiter ascends as investors applaud Merian Global buy

Merian Global is owned by Boston-based private-equity firm TA Associates Management, which acquired Merian in 2018 from Old Mutual Ltd., the South African financial services conglomerate. Active managers face increasing pressure to pair up amid heigh...

Google protests $2.6bn European Union fine Google protests $2.6bn European Union fine

It argued additional amounts tacked on to the fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 to deter anti-competitive behaviour - known as a deterrent multiplier - was excessive and unwarranted. Mac Eochaidh asked before wondering how "might it be ...

Storm Dennis: Weather brings rain and flooding brings flooding across Britain Storm Dennis: Weather brings rain and flooding brings flooding across Britain

Mr Curtin tweeted: "Breaking: we now have the most flood warnings and alerts in force (594) in England than any other day on record". Severe weather warnings for wind have also put in place by the Met Office this morning, covering all of Scotland, ...

RBS changes name to NatWest in bid to shed legacy of bailout RBS changes name to NatWest in bid to shed legacy of bailout

The Edinburgh banked bank also owns NatWest and Ulster Bank in addition to RBS. The parent company will forge ahead with its plan under a new name, ditching the RBS brand that was sullied by a string of scandals and a £45bn government bailout at t...

Holden to 'retire' its vehicle brand across NZ and Australia by 2021 Holden to 'retire' its vehicle brand across NZ and Australia by 2021

With the closure of Holden, it means GM is retreating from right-hand drive vehicles internationally. General Motors announced on Monday it would stop producing right hand drive vehicles. Late previous year, the company quietly announced it was axi...

Alstom reaches preliminary deal to buy Bombardier train unit, report says Alstom reaches preliminary deal to buy Bombardier train unit, report says

Alstom is expected to buy the unit using mainly cash and some stock component. France's Alstom SA is close to clinching a deal to buy Bombardier Inc's train business which will give the unit an enterprise value of $7 billion, according to a source ...

Buffett’s Berkshire Adds Biogen, Kroger Stakes; Stocks Climb Buffett’s Berkshire Adds Biogen, Kroger Stakes; Stocks Climb

Berkshire should discuss its holdings more on February 22, when it releases its annual report and Buffett's annual letter to shareholders. Both the Biogen and Kroger stakes are small in comparison with some of Berkshire's biggest bets. Kroger is ho...

As part of campaign explicitly targeting kids As part of campaign explicitly targeting kids

Cult presented an overall "creative" concept to JUUL that included images, slogans, and scripts for a JUUL advertising campaign. Those documents, charges the lawsuit , indicate that Juul's "Vaporized"-themed launch marketing strategy, starting...

Another milk brand caught up in recall Another milk brand caught up in recall

The recall does not affect any other Dairy Farmers products made in New South Wales, and does not extend to any other states or territories. Customers have been told to return the recalled product to the place of purchase or contact 7-Eleven for a ...

United States stocks edge higher in midday, head for weekly gains United States stocks edge higher in midday, head for weekly gains

Wall Street edged lower on Friday as uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus epidemic and downbeat economic data put a damper on investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index was essentially flat as of 10:17 a.m. Expedia got an 11% boost fro...

Court orders Apple to pay employees for bag searches Court orders Apple to pay employees for bag searches

Apple has 52 retail shops in California. A lower court had previously sided with Apple, ruling that time spent by employees waiting for the exit searches can not be considered "hours worked" under California law. Apple argued that store workers cou...

Renault posts first net loss in 10 years Renault posts first net loss in 10 years

It's a crunch year for Renault's planned reboot of its alliance with Nissan . Beyond market turbulence, Renault has been shaken by the scandal over its former chief, Carlos Ghosn , who was arrested in Japan in late 2018 on allegations of financ...

Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron faces criminal charges Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron faces criminal charges

The 67-year-old former director of Bellamy's, has been charged by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for failing to disclose her links to a major investor in the company. Such notices require shareholders, in this case Black Prince,...

Fed Court orders Google to release information about anonymous reviewer Fed Court orders Google to release information about anonymous reviewer

Teeth-whitening specialist in Melbourne wished to sue for defamation and claimed that used CBsm 23 had destroyed his business by telling potential customers to "STAY AWAY" from a procedure criticised as "extremely awkward and uncomfortable".

Wendy's Workers Fired for Employee Bathing in Kitchen Sink Video Wendy's Workers Fired for Employee Bathing in Kitchen Sink Video

As of Friday afternoon, it had more than 90,000 views and has been shared more than 1,500 times. The video, which ClickOnDetroit.com notes was originally posted on TikTok before ending up on a community Facebook page , shows a young man up to his ch...

Facebook CEO backs regulation of harmful online content Facebook CEO backs regulation of harmful online content

Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg has backed France-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for their initiative to levy a digital tax on the internet companies. According to an excerpt of his speech provided in ...

Mass layoff at Wayfair hits 55 Brunswick employees Mass layoff at Wayfair hits 55 Brunswick employees

Meanwhile, the company spokesperson said Wayfair is continuing to hire strategically for other roles. Beyond Boston, the Globe cited a Wayfair employee who told it that the company's IT team in Berlin had been laid off. Earlier this week, Sears a...

Trump not withdrawing Fed nominees, White House says Trump not withdrawing Fed nominees, White House says

HORSLEY: Both Toomey and Shelby said after the hearing they have concerns about Shelton's nomination, and a third Republican on the committee, John Kennedy, said he hasn't decided whether he'll support her. For three years, the Senate confirmation p...

Airbus Airbus "deeply regrets" United States decision to hike import tariffs on new planes

The US Trade Representative ( USTR ) said in the statement on Friday that it is leaving duties on certain other European goods such as Scotch and French wine at 25 per cent and will make minor changes to the previously released product list.

China sees big drop in new virus cases China sees big drop in new virus cases

Because of when his symptoms began, officials believe he became infected in Japan or while in transit to Hawaii, said state epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park. The team will consist of 12 worldwide and World Health Organization experts and a similar num...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will be postponed Coronavirus: Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will be postponed

Several Asian-based sporting events have been postponed, including April's Chinese Grand Prix . Paul Feeney's charges, who are 11th on the 2019-20 World Sevens Series standings with 26 points, are using the Series to gauge themselves ahead of the ...

Ex-Goldman Sachs CEO: Bernie will 'ruin our economy' Ex-Goldman Sachs CEO: Bernie will 'ruin our economy'

In his first tweet since declaring that Elizabeth Warren was "not my candidate, but we align on many issues" in November, Blankfein suggested that Sanders would be as disruptive for the country as Donald Trump - whose fiery rhetoric he has long cri...

Third milk product is pulled from shelves amid E. coli fears Third milk product is pulled from shelves amid E. coli fears

They were manufactured at Lion's Penrith dairy plant in NSW, and were distributed for sale through Coles, Woolworths and IGA stores. For more information call the food recall hotline on 1800 709 993. "Consumers and customers can be assured that we ...

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