Saturday January 29-th, 2022

New Brunswick Border Tightened and Public Health Restrictions Extended New Brunswick Border Tightened and Public Health Restrictions Extended

But he says Nova Scotia is "not out of the woods yet" and says residents must continue following public health guidelines. While other Atlantic provinces already have similar quarantine rules in place, until now Nova Scotia had allowed free travel ...

Mega Millions Results: 8 January 2021 Mega Millions Results: 8 January 2021

The winning numbers for Friday night included 03, 06, 16, 18, 58 and 11, which was the 2x Megaplier. Eleven of those tickets are actually worth $20,000 because the 2X Megaplier was added. Because the second-prize ticket-holder in NY purchased the opt...

Covid: England and Scotland arrivals will need negative test result Covid: England and Scotland arrivals will need negative test result

There will be some exceptions for the negative Covid-19 test upon arrival in England, including for hauliers, crews and children under the age of 11. All passengers will be subject to a fine of £500 if they fail to comply with the new regulations o...

Hyundai stock soars after potential link to Apple vehicle Hyundai stock soars after potential link to Apple vehicle

Some of the other electric vehicle manufacturers Apple would rival include Lucid Motors, Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG. Battery operations will be handed off to Hyundai or Kia factories in the US, according to the source. "As the discussion is at its ...

Brisbane lockdown ends, masks to remain Brisbane lockdown ends, masks to remain

The city will be under 10 more days of restrictions however, including a mandatory mask order in shops and most indoor spaces . The usually bustling shopping strip in the city centre was eerily quiet yesterday, with only a small number of masked lo...

Labor Department finalizes rule on employee vs. independent contractor status Labor Department finalizes rule on employee vs. independent contractor status

The rule makes it easier to identify employees covered by federal law, "while recognizing and respecting the entrepreneurial spirit of workers who choose to pursue the freedom associated with being an independent contractor". In the rule, the Departm...

Google and Facebook offer employees work from home till December Google and Facebook offer employees work from home till December

Specific guidance for employees will vary from location to location, based on what state and local municipalities allow, and Google said it will continue to operate in accordance with health guidance from the World Health Organization, U.S.

Zero new cases but no promise on lockdown Zero new cases but no promise on lockdown

This caused a rush out of the state as interstate residents tried to get home. The Premier declared Brisbane's response was "so far, so good", but said a decision on whether to lift the lockdown at 6pm Monday would not yet be decided. The cleaner...

Tesla Model Y price drops to $43,190 with arrival of Standard Range Tesla Model Y price drops to $43,190 with arrival of Standard Range

Tesla has published an image of the third row. Scrolling a bit deeper into the Model Y build process reveals the option for third-row seating. First and foremost, the entry-level Model Y has an EPA-estimated range of 244 miles (393 km) which is ...

Queensland records no new local cases of coronavirus amid lingering variant concern Queensland records no new local cases of coronavirus amid lingering variant concern

The UK strain is among several emerging variants around the world believed to be more infectious than those which have spread previously. QUEENSLAND has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours but there are concerns about a positive ...

American Airlines Won't Serve Alcohol On Flights Leaving DC 01/08/2021 American Airlines Won't Serve Alcohol On Flights Leaving DC 01/08/2021

American Airlines temporarily halted alcohol service on flights departing and arriving in Washington after Wednesday's events. Due to the pandemic, American Airlines had stopped serving alcohol in the main cabin on March 24, 2020, but it was still a...

China reports highest Covid-19 figures since July China reports highest Covid-19 figures since July

This has involved consistently using mass testing when new clusters of cases appear, even if they seem relatively small. Shijiazhuang and nearby Xingtai have found at least 90 confirmed cases and more than 100 asymptomatic infections, with the firs...

PPP round 2: Application start date announced by SBA PPP round 2: Application start date announced by SBA

Ability to Apply for a Second PPP Loan . "SBA is really emphasizing access to capital for minority and women-owned businesses so they are reserving the first few days of PPP loan applications for entities that lend to small diverse businesses", sai...

Canada shed 63,000 jobs in December Canada shed 63,000 jobs in December

Manitoba's job losses are in line with national trends, with employment falling by 63,000 across Canada in December 2020, the first national drop since April 2020. "The current Covid-19 wave has stopped the recovery in its tracks", Navy Federal Credi...

Tesla market value crosses $800 billion for the first time ever Tesla market value crosses $800 billion for the first time ever

So, what is the secret of his success? Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc and SpaceX , is now the richest person on the planet. The electric carmaker manufactured over half-a-million units a year ago, which is just a fracti...

U.S. stocks end at records again as Biden eyes more stimulus U.S. stocks end at records again as Biden eyes more stimulus

Tesla was among the biggest gainers in the S&P 500 , climbing 24 percent for the week to end at a record. US stocks' ascent to new highs Wednesday came in freaky and stunning contrast to what unfolded in Washington , D.C. (MENAFN - Baystreet.ca)...

France calls for global agreement as US freezes tariffs over tech tax France calls for global agreement as US freezes tariffs over tech tax

Taking note of USTR's report, India said it would take appropriate action keeping in view the overall interest of the nation. USTR says that the government is levying taxes on "numerous categories of digital services that are not leviable under...

Patients at Rochdale Infirmary receive first Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines in Greater Manchester Patients at Rochdale Infirmary receive first Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines in Greater Manchester

In December Morocco purchased 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. By acting in this way, Quebec says it wants to inoculate for the first time as many people as possible with priority groups. All of the vaccines already approved or in develop...

Bitcoin on record-setting spree, jumps 5% on day to $41,530 Bitcoin on record-setting spree, jumps 5% on day to $41,530

The world's most popular digital currency slid to as low as $36 618.36 on Bitstamp exchange before bouncing back. The rise of Bitcoin also makes it the seventh most valuable asset in the world, while its surge throughout 2020 has also helped the ...

Travellers from Greater Brisbane required to self-isolate in the ACT Travellers from Greater Brisbane required to self-isolate in the ACT

Following the announcement, authorities around the country restricted travel to and from Brisbane and further tightened rules on global arrivals. "The goal here is to both reduce and debulk the risk in terms of exposure to the new strain", Morris...

US considering adding Alibaba, Tencent to China stock ban US considering adding Alibaba, Tencent to China stock ban

Beijing's retaliation was swift. Ant Group's initial IPO has been curbed and now under investigation. The people's Republic of China is a country in East Asia that is the largest populated in the world with a population of 142 crore.

Energy Shares Climb as Oil Prices Soar After OPEC+ Deal - Energy Roundup Energy Shares Climb as Oil Prices Soar After OPEC+ Deal - Energy Roundup

Saudi Arabia , the world's biggest oil exporter, said it would voluntarily cut one million barrels per day (bpd) of output in February and March, after OPEC+, which groups the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers,...

Skoda's upcoming SUV for India is the Kushaq Skoda's upcoming SUV for India is the Kushaq

The Kushaq is aimed strictly at the Indian market and will sport a profile similar to both the show auto presented a year ago and the Kamiq subcompact SUV , albeit with a less sloping roofline and thicker C pillars compared to the latter. Skoda Vis...

Mercedes-Benz reveals full-width (1 410 mm!) MBUX Hyperscreen Mercedes-Benz reveals full-width (1 410 mm!) MBUX Hyperscreen

Mercedes' MBUX infotainment system has evolved once again, as the brand unveils its new MBUX Hyperscreen , set to make its debut on the new Mercedes EQS . It'll offer to call a contact if you regularly talk to them on your drive home, will automati...

DLI Begins Paying Federal $300 Stimulus Benefit DLI Begins Paying Federal $300 Stimulus Benefit

Approximately $43 million from the FPUC program, $25 million from the PUA program, and $11 million from the PEUC program have already been paid to claimants. More information will be available at a later date. Even when the economy is creating a l...

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