Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Sizzling days ahead as heat warning issued for Waterloo region, Guelph Sizzling days ahead as heat warning issued for Waterloo region, Guelph

The national weather agency is warning of extreme heat and a big downpour as a thunderstorm hits London. Minimum overnight temperatures: 20 to 23 degrees Celsius. Environment Canada stated in a weather alert issued early Sunday morning that the "...

Gates Foundation, India maker partner on 100M doses of vaccine Gates Foundation, India maker partner on 100M doses of vaccine

The manufacturer, the Serum Institute of India , though little known in the USA, is the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, with a business model that runs counter to typical pharmaceutical companies: Rather than charging high prices, it makes m...

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot No winning ticket for Saturday night's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot

Unichem Stortford Lodge Pharmacy, in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, has sold a winning First Division ticket 49 times and hopes to reach the half-century mark with tonight's $38 million Powerball draw. Wilson purchased his winning ticket at Maxim Four Star E...

China's July Industrial Deflation Eased; Consumer Prices Lifted by Pork China's July Industrial Deflation Eased; Consumer Prices Lifted by Pork

The reading represented a bigger increase than the 81.6% growth in the previous month, and accounted for about 2.32 percentage points of the CPI's overall increase. BEIJING-China's factory gate prices fell at a slower pace in July thanks to recoverin...

Lira Sinks Toward Record as Interventions Fail to Stem Drop Lira Sinks Toward Record as Interventions Fail to Stem Drop

The lira hit a historic low on Thursday and is down almost 20% versus the dollar so far this year, despite the greenback's own weak performance. In a statement after the dramatic lira losses the central bank defended its record, saying its fiscal a...

Salmonella In Onions Now Found In 43 States, CDC Says Salmonella In Onions Now Found In 43 States, CDC Says

Illnesses started on dates ranging from June 19, 2020, to July 23, 2020. The Public Health Agency of Canada is advising anyone who is unsure where their onions were grown to discard those onions. The BCCDC advises people not to eat, use, sell or serv...

Toronto stock market dips as uncertainties trump strong jobs reports Toronto stock market dips as uncertainties trump strong jobs reports

Canada added 418,500 jobs in July, mostly part-time, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.9% as the economy continued to reopen, Statistics Canada said. Bloomberg News reported Friday the USA was poised to sanction Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie La...

MLS to resume season following Florida tournament, Canadian teams not yet included MLS to resume season following Florida tournament, Canadian teams not yet included

PT / FS1). To make up the matches missed from the tournament, Dallas and Nashville will play an additional three matches against each other during the regular season , starting with the opener on Wednesday. MLS continues to work closely with the l...

Bill Gates: US Virus Testing Has 'Mind-Blowing' Problems Bill Gates: US Virus Testing Has 'Mind-Blowing' Problems

In an interview with the Wired , published on Saturday, the Microsoft co-founder said that being a top player in the social media business is not a simple job. "I concur that the principle this is continuing on is singly freakish". A Reuters repor...

BC records biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases since April BC records biggest daily jump in new COVID-19 cases since April

According to the BC CDC, the number of new hospital admissions and deaths continues to remain low across the province. Five people are in intensive care. Health officials say 3,353 are considered recovered. Bonnie Henry did not indicate how numerou...

Coronavirus: Trump signs relief order after talks at Congress collapse

He said 25 percent of it would be paid by states, whose budgets have been hard hit by the health crisis. Americans who are now out of work will be eligible to receive a new $400-a-week unemployment benefit. "We've had it", he said at a news confe...

WTI pulls away from five-month highs, settles above $42 WTI pulls away from five-month highs, settles above $42

Crude oil futures were marginally higher in mid-morning Asian trade August 7 as optimism over a better-than-expected United States jobs report and pledged compensation cuts by Iraq buoyed the market despite the growing COVID-19 case counts worldwide....

Buffets Berkshire Hathaway Q2 profit up 87% despite near-$10 bn writedown Buffets Berkshire Hathaway Q2 profit up 87% despite near-$10 bn writedown

Berkshire ended up taking a more cautious approach to the broader stock market in the quarter. Precision had to let go of 10,000 workers, according to Berkshire's quarterly results released Saturday. Berkshire posted a US$49.75 billion net loss in th...

Saudi Aramco Q2 Profits Slump 73% On Low Oil Prices Saudi Aramco Q2 Profits Slump 73% On Low Oil Prices

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to influence a decline in global oil prices, Saudi energy giant Aramco announced Sunday it recorded a huge decline of 73% in net profit for the second quarter. Aramco, which listed in Riyadh a year ago in a record $29...

Canon suffers ransomware attack by Maze; reportedly losing 10TB of Data Canon suffers ransomware attack by Maze; reportedly losing 10TB of Data

Although Canon's statement on the other hand was that some of the images and videos have been lost, there has been no data leak. The attack was allegedly conducted by a hacking group known only as Maze, which targeted the company's storage and ...

PM launches Rs 1 lakh cr Agriculture Infrastructure Fund PM launches Rs 1 lakh cr Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

The virtual event will be witnessed by lakhs of farmers and cooperatives across the country. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and senior ministry officials were present. Three percent subsidy on interest will also be provided to farmers on...

Power Outage Leaves Several Blocks in the Dark in Manhattan Power Outage Leaves Several Blocks in the Dark in Manhattan

But this morning (August 7), parts of the latter lost power. Councilman Robert Holden later tweeted , over 8,000 customers are without power. "We are investigating a problem on our transmission system that caused three networks in Manhattan to...

Economic policies: Turkish lira hits record low as forex reserves dwindle Economic policies: Turkish lira hits record low as forex reserves dwindle

A series of interest rate cuts since previous year has helped pushed the nation's current account into a deficit, risking a fresh bout of inflation, while also fueling demand for foreign currency. Albayrak, who blamed turmoil in the lira in 2018 on f...

US Adds 1.8 Mln Jobs in July, Slowing From June's Gains US Adds 1.8 Mln Jobs in July, Slowing From June's Gains

Further job gains are looking increasingly hard with no vaccine yet in sight, and several signs point to weakness in months ahead: A federal $600 supplement to weekly unemployment benefits, which provided extra cash to prop up households, expired a...

India, China hold Major General-level talks, disengagement in Depsang Plains discussed India, China hold Major General-level talks, disengagement in Depsang Plains discussed

Gandhi has time and again raised the issue, especially since the Galwan valley clash which led to 20 Indian Army personnel losing their lives in a violent face-off with Chinese troops. According to the ministry, two commander-level meetings have been...

More American-grown onions recalled as hundreds of Canadians sickened with Salmonella More American-grown onions recalled as hundreds of Canadians sickened with Salmonella

There are also similar recalls and warning about all types of onions grown and sold under the "Tender Loving Care", "Onion 52", "Imperial Fresh", and "El Competidor" brands. "Since August 2, there have been 119 additional illnesses reported in th...

GM unveils Cadillac's first ever, all-electric vehicle GM unveils Cadillac's first ever, all-electric vehicle

While the LYRIQ's price is yet to be announced, its streamlined SUV form is exactly what Cadillac's target buyer wants, judging by the success of similar vehicles from other luxury automakers. The Lyriq also features less chrome than we're used to ...

Wall Street retreats on slowing jobs growth, US-China friction Wall Street retreats on slowing jobs growth, US-China friction

Despite the stalemate, "people are optimistic that Congress is going to work out something", said FHN Financial's Chris Low. The Nasdaq closed lower on Friday, as data showed a sharp slowdown in USA employment growth and investors anxious lawmakers...

Delhi government notifies EV policy Delhi government notifies EV policy

Underlining the need to have more EVs on Delhi roads, Kejriwal said that the need to have clean mobility is crucial in the battle against pollution. "The incentives declared under this policy will be beneficial to the customers and will certainly hel...

Uber announces Q2 results with 1.8 bln Dollars loss Uber announces Q2 results with 1.8 bln Dollars loss

Some 4.8 million USA residents have contracted the highly contagious disease this year and more than 160,000 have died. Uber on Thursday reported a US$1.8 billion loss in the recently ended quarter as the pandemic caused its shared-ride busines...

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