Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Taco Bell debuts custom Jalapeño Noir wine Taco Bell debuts custom Jalapeño Noir wine

There's tons of cheese on Taco Bell's menu, so a wine to pair with it is a natural next step. The wine will be made available beginning Wednesday on Taco Bell's Canada website, and in Ontario, CNN reported . "At Taco Bell Canada, we lo...

GM to reveal, start taking reservations for Hummer EV on October 20 GM to reveal, start taking reservations for Hummer EV on October 20

General Motors announced the Hummer EV in January, confirming that the truck will be sold under the GMC brand, rather than a standalone brand like previous Hummers. It's not clear if a full 90-degree swivel will be possible with the Hummer's cra...

DOJ looking into Nikola over claims it deceived investors DOJ looking into Nikola over claims it deceived investors

In a September 10 report , Hindenburg Research called Nikola an "intricate fraud" that, among other allegations, overstated the capabilities of its earliest test trucks . In Nikola's response to "set the record straight," it claims that element...

Amazon looks to hire 100,000 more people Amazon looks to hire 100,000 more people

The fulfillment center, at 6802 W Old Bingham Highway, opened a month ago and already employs about 800 people, but hundreds of new opportunities will soon be available there. People can apply at Amazon .com/apply. Amazon has already opened over...

UK's Johnson attacks European Union after winning vote to breach Brexit agreement

But in the House of Commons on Monday, MPs approved it, giving it a second reading by 340 votes to 263. It's about exit declarations - Northern Ireland to GB - and the definition of state aid relating to Northern Ireland. "I believe the United Kingdo...

India’s economy likely to contract 9%, predicts S&P rating agency India’s economy likely to contract 9%, predicts S&P rating agency

It expects GDP growth of six percent in fiscal 2022, and 6.2 percent in fiscal 2023. Combined with increased fiscal expenditure in response to the coronavirus outbreak, this will contribute to a wider general government fiscal deficit, which we now e...

WTO finds USA tariffs on China breach trading rules WTO finds USA tariffs on China breach trading rules

Trade Representative. The appeals court issues final rulings in trade cases and stopped functioning past year when the terms of two of its last three judges expired with no replacements. The dispute centers on the Trump administration's use of a ...

Yoshihide Suga set to become Japan’s next PM Yoshihide Suga set to become Japan’s next PM

Japanese Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai meets the press in Tokyo on September 14, 2020, after Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was elected the ruling party's president to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier i...

Find out how your MP voted on the Internal Markets Bill Find out how your MP voted on the Internal Markets Bill

MPs voted in favour of a second reading of the Internal Markets Bill by a majority of 77. A number of Conservative former ministers made clear that they would not support any measure which breached global law, including Andrew Mitchell, Sir Olive...

Unemployment in Wales: Slight rise to 3.1%

The number of people claiming for jobless benefits has risen to 2.7 million, an increase of 121 per cent since March. "However, the decline in employees on payrolls and the rise in the claimant count in August as the furlough scheme began to tape...

Gold steady as dollar softens, investors eye Fed meeting Gold steady as dollar softens, investors eye Fed meeting

Spot gold was up 0.4% to $1,964.34 per ounce at 0931 GMT, having earlier climbed to its highest since September 2 at $1,968.80. In the worldwide markets, gold remains steady as dollar looses ahead of the US Fed monetary policy meeting that may pr...

Economy To Shrink By 9% This year: ADB Economy To Shrink By 9% This year: ADB

Downturns across developing Asia are more widespread than previous crises, with three-quarters of economies in the region tipped to shrink this year, he said. To mitigate the chance, governments within the area have delivered wide-ranging coverage ...

Louis Vuitton to Make 1,000-Dollar Face Shield Louis Vuitton to Make 1,000-Dollar Face Shield

A report in The Vanity Fair says that the shield can be flipped and even "worn as a peaked hat". "An eye-catching headpiece, both stylish and protective" is in the works, courtesy of Louis Vuitton and meant to help keep COVID-19 at bay, but it ...

Hyundai's launches world premiere of 2021 Tucson in Los Angeles; Check features Hyundai's launches world premiere of 2021 Tucson in Los Angeles; Check features

It should also result in a 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid that's very competitive versus the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Honda CR-V Hybrid , and Ford Escape Hybrid, and a 2022 Tucson plug-in hybrid that's a challenger to the Toyota RAV4 Prime and Fo...

RDIF Rejects Unreliable Vaccine Technologies Due to Risks Exposed by AstraZeneca's Case RDIF Rejects Unreliable Vaccine Technologies Due to Risks Exposed by AstraZeneca's Case

The Briton who suffered the potentially risky side effects is expected to recover, but Oxford University says it "cannot disclose medical information about the illness for reasons of participant confidentiality". AstraZeneca issued a statement on ...

Vaccine Tests Back on Again, Stocks Hike Vaccine Tests Back on Again, Stocks Hike

Eastern time. The Nasdaq, which includes many tech stocks, rose 2.3%. Many investors view the recent slump as a healthy consolidation after a stunning five-month rally in the S&P 500 that was powered by a narrow group of heavyweight tech companie...

Harshmallow: Virus prompts pause for Peeps holiday treats Harshmallow: Virus prompts pause for Peeps holiday treats

The company will skip Valentine's Day Peeps next year as well. The production of the candy brands was shut down temporarily earlier this year for the safety of workers during the pandemic. Chick-shaped Peeps are especially popular during Easter. ...

Mining giant's executive quits over site destruction Mining giant's executive quits over site destruction

Iron ore boss Chris Salisbury and corporate relations manager Simon Niven will also leave the company. Ivan Vella , now managing director of rail, port and core services within the iron ore division, will replace Salisbury on an interim basis.

Rio Tinto executives to resign after destruction of Aboriginal sites Rio Tinto executives to resign after destruction of Aboriginal sites

The sites, used by Aboriginal Australians for cooking and shelter as long as 46 000-years ago, were among the most significant of their type in the country, according to archaeologists. In a statement , Rio Tinto said non-executive Director, Sim...

Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial resumes in UK Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine trial resumes in UK

The suspension of the trials had been decided this week after the occurrence of a "potentially unexplained illness", possibly a serious side effect, in a participant in the UK. Pauses in drug trials are commonplace. This vaccine is being co-develope...

SEC Charges Rapper T.I. & Four Others for Promoting Fraudulent ICO, FLiK SEC Charges Rapper T.I. & Four Others for Promoting Fraudulent ICO, FLiK

An SEC complaint dated September 11 alleges that he squandered misappropriated funds on a Ferarri, diamonds, and other luxurious things. Instead, Felton allegedly misappropriated the funds raised in the ICOs . " As alleged in the SEC's complaint, Fe...

Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's United States operations rejected by ByteDance Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's United States operations rejected by ByteDance

Microsoft said Sunday that ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of TikTok, will not sell the USA operations of the social video app to the American tech giant. He followed it with a second order that would essentially require TikTok's owner, ByteDa...

SoftBank Nears Deal to Sell Arm to Nvidia SoftBank Nears Deal to Sell Arm to Nvidia

Nvidia is one of the world's biggest computer chip companies, specializing in powerful chips that are used for computer graphics, data centers, cars and artificial intelligence . That explained the steep price it paid for Arm - 43% higher than where...

Nikola Motor labeled Nikola Motor labeled "an intricate fraud" by Hindenburg Research

The latter is happening as Nikola said "We have retained leading law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP to evaluate potential legal recourse, including with respect to the activist short seller and any others acting in concert". Nikola pared an early swoon ...

Maserati MC20 Supercar Leaked Before Official Release

Hopefully, it will not remain a singularity and other models will follow suit - perhaps future iterations of the Trofeo line if we are allowed to give some advice. But we don't mind, because it's one hell of a looker. Meanwhile, the company calls i...

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