Saturday July 4-th, 2020

Hong Kong reports second coronavirus fatality Hong Kong reports second coronavirus fatality

Medical sources told the newspaper that the 70-year-old patient of Princess Margaret Hospital, undergoing treatment for coronavirus, had died on Wednesday morning. Japan , Taiwan, France and the Philippines have each reported one death. Rumors had ...

Wegmans once again near top of Fortune best places to work list Wegmans once again near top of Fortune best places to work list

The retailer's placement on the list comes months after Sheetz announced a $16.8 million investment in store-level wages, as Convenience Store News previously reported. Are you looking for a new job and want to make sure you find a good compa...

Boeing 737 Max setback as debris found in fuel tanks Boeing 737 Max setback as debris found in fuel tanks

A Boeing official said the debris was discovered in several planes but did not give a precise number. Boeing did not specify how many jets were affected and said it made corrections immediately to its system to prevent a repeat of the problem.

Ottawa-Québec City service will resume — VIA RAIL

In a release, VIA Rail says they're reaching out directly to passengers with reservations that have been cancelled to update them on the latest developments. In 42 years of existence, it is the first time that VIA Rail, a public intercity passenger r...

Coronavirus kills two in Iran ―Health ministry Coronavirus kills two in Iran ―Health ministry

Iran has confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus, the country's health ministry announced Wednesday. "Teams were dispatched after receiving the reports, and based on the existing protocols the suspect cases were isolated and tested", said J...

Reliance Studying US Sanctions On Rosneft Unit Reliance Studying US Sanctions On Rosneft Unit

The sanctioning of Rosneft Trading S.A., a Switzerland-incorporated subsidiary that the U.S. State and Treasury departments said serves as an oil brokerage firm, was done because it operates in Venezuela's oil sector, which the U.S. It has also given...

Budget to go ahead on 11 March Budget to go ahead on 11 March

Now it will be presented as previously scheduled on March 11, he said on his maiden Budget. In a tweet on Tuesday, Sunak stated: "Cracking on with preparations for my first Finances on March 11". But the change at the Treasury has opened the door f...

Crypto exchange Binance applies for a new license in Singapore Crypto exchange Binance applies for a new license in Singapore

This PS Act will facilitate growth and innovation while mitigating risk and promoting confidence in our payments ecosystem", declared Ms. Loo Siew Yee, Assistant Managing Director of Policy, Payments and Financial Crime at the MAS , at the time.

Inflation hits 12.1% - highest in 21 months Inflation hits 12.1% - highest in 21 months

The ONS said prices at the pump rose between December 2019 and January 2020 by 2.3 pence but fell between December 2018 and January 2019. It further stated that: "On a month-on-month basis, the urban index rose from 0.90 per cent recorded in Decemb...

Heathrow delays continue after technical glitches Heathrow delays continue after technical glitches

All the flights affected on Monday were operated by British Airways , which is the largest airline at the west London hub. Heathrow apologised for the disruption and said extra staff had been drafted in to help with directing people to their gates...

Oil edges up as output cut hopes offset coronavirus concern Oil edges up as output cut hopes offset coronavirus concern

Brent crude was at $57.29 a barrel, down 5 cents by 0946 GMT after rising 5.2% last week, the biggest weekly gain since September 2019. Oil did rise last week for the first time since early January on optimism that Chinese economic stimulus measur...

Labour London Mayor to Beg Brussels for EU ‘Associate Membership’ for Britons Labour London Mayor to Beg Brussels for EU ‘Associate Membership’ for Britons

He will also reiterate the government's insistence that it will not extend the transition period beyond the end of this year. On January 1, 2021, he said, "we recover our political and economic independence in full - why would we want to postpone i...

Mining giant BHP warns virus could impact demand Mining giant BHP warns virus could impact demand

New Chief Executive Officer Mike Henry , a company veteran promoted to the role last month, set out some tentative details of his plans for the company, saying he wants BHP to be "safer, lower cost, more reliable and more productive - with our por...

United Kingdom must be able to set own laws, chief Brexit negotiator insists

We believe our voice is important - both in representing the pro-EU perspective and also to help rebalance the right wing extremes of much of the United Kingdom national press. In the latest version of the mandate seen by AFP, member states made clea...

Ontario probing licence plate defect weeks after new decals were released Ontario probing licence plate defect weeks after new decals were released

Photos of the new licence plates posted by Ontarians show typical night glare makes it hard to read the plate number. "Did anyone consult with police before designing and manufacturing the new Ontario licence plates?" If you haven't seen one in t...

Jeff Bezos donating $10 billion to fight climate change Jeff Bezos donating $10 billion to fight climate change

He's adamant, "We can save Earth". In April, thousands of Amazon workers signed an open letter to Bezos and Amazon's board of directors, calling on them to end contracts with oil and gas companies, halt donations to climate change-denying l...

The global spread of coronavirus: Where is it? The global spread of coronavirus: Where is it?

The man developed a cough on January 27, sought treatment for difficulty breathing on February 3 and was diagnosed with pneumonia and hospitalized in a negative pressure intensive care unit, Chen said, adding that he died of pneumonia and sepsis.

HSBC to cut 35,000 jobs over three years HSBC to cut 35,000 jobs over three years

HSBC Holdings on Tuesday said it plans to slash the capital deployed to its underperforming businesses in Europe and the USA, and expand in Asia, as part of its third overhaul in a decade as it tries to accelerate growth and returns. In the U.S., th...

Assault weapons ban dies in Virginia Senate despite Democratic control Assault weapons ban dies in Virginia Senate despite Democratic control

Virginia became a hotbed of Second Amendment debates in recent weeks due to several bills Northam has proposed to enact new gun control measures. Democratic lawmakers have introduced so many bills that congressional sessions have often extended la...

Jeff Bezos Will Attack Climate Change With His Own $10 Billion Jeff Bezos Will Attack Climate Change With His Own $10 Billion

It's going to take collective action from big companies, small companies, nation states, global organizations, and individuals. Bezos added, "We can save Earth". On Monday, following Bezos' announcement, the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice gro...

Top UK negotiator in Brussels to set out Brexit goals Top UK negotiator in Brussels to set out Brexit goals

In a major speech at the ULB Brussels university, he said that rejecting any European Union meddling on rules and regulations "is the point of the whole project" of leaving the bloc after 47 years. The bloc's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has s...

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos purchases $165m LA mansion Amazon boss Jeff Bezos purchases $165m LA mansion

In December, Lachlan Murdoch paid $150 million for a house in Bel Air. Bezos, whose worth has been estimated at more than $110 billion, started internet colossus Amazon and is considered the richest person in the world. The tv producer Aaron Spelli...

Trump administration eyes permanent tax cuts, 10% middle class tax cuts -Kudlow Trump administration eyes permanent tax cuts, 10% middle class tax cuts -Kudlow

Kudlow said the administration plans to give the middle class a 10 percent tax cut in addition to strengthening and making permanent "some of the other tax cuts". One proposal The Trump Administration is considering is creating tax incentives meant t...

Pier 1 files Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid talks with buyers Pier 1 files Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid talks with buyers

It will try to find a buyer for the company. Pier 1 is closing all stores in Canada, according to the home décor retailer's website . Prior to filing Chapter 11, Pier 1 said it entered into an agreement with the majority of its term loan lenders...

Japan ready to take steps vs coronavirus impact on tourism: economy minister Japan ready to take steps vs coronavirus impact on tourism: economy minister

The disappointing data snapped 4 quarters of expansion and was the biggest contraction since the second quarter of 2014 when the economy shrank 1.9 percent after the first sales tax hike in 17 years was introduced. trade war hurt consumption and fact...

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