Economy

Canada Post hit by rotating strikes in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax

Canada Post hit by rotating strikes in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax

CUPW President Mike Palecek says Canada Post has refused to talk about issues that matter to the union, which include job security, an end to forced overtime, better health and safety measures and gen...

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The Boring Company has nearly finished its first tunnel

The Boring Company has nearly finished its first tunnel

Musk's Boring Co.is building the tunnel beneath the city of Hawthorne, part of his grand vision for a transportation network that whisks commuters across the county. One of the proposed routes would...

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Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

The employee said the prosecutors asked them whether something "extraordinary" happened on October 2 in the consulate or if they saw Khashoggi and 15 other Saudis, how long they were employed in the...

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Migrant caravan resumes march north from Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan resumes march north from Mexico-Guatemala border

Dozens of Mexicans in pickup trucks have pulled over to let 10 or even 20 migrants hop in back. Mexico's federal government said on October 20 that almost "900 migrants" arrived in the country via...

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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV OFFICIALLY going in to production

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV OFFICIALLY going in to production

The automaker will produce the electric sports vehicle at the Zuffenhausen factory. It has a system output of 600 hp and a range of 500 km (NEDC). The concept has plenty of details which will no d...

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Calls To Boycott Ryanair As 'Racist' Passenger Referred To Police

The daughter said she had taken her mother, a Windrush generation migrant who came to the United Kingdom from Jamaica in the 1960s, on holiday to mark one year since the death of her father. Euronews ...

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Apple's Tim Cook calls on 'Bloomberg' to retract Chinese spyware story

Apple's Tim Cook calls on 'Bloomberg' to retract Chinese spyware story

Again, some will argue that they are lying, and (again) while those agencies may have a history of misrepresenting things, the denials here were clear and unequivocal. An Apple spokesman told CRN ...

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Petrol, diesel prices drop for third consecutive day

Petrol, diesel prices drop for third consecutive day

Petrol on Sunday was being sold at Rs 81.74 per litre while diesel was priced at Rs 75.19 litre. While speaking to the media after making the announcement of the shutdown, the DPDA chief said that t...

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Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $667 Million, Highest In Game History

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $667 Million, Highest In Game History

Amazingly, it could be someone from outside the United States who will win these fantastic prizes. For Tuesday's, it was $380 million. Tickets for the lottery are sold for $2 each in kiosks, superma...

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Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Powerball, which held the record for the largest USA lottery prize of £1.213 billion ($1.586 bn) in 2016, will hold a separate draw on Saturday. Nobody won that one either. The 24 semi-weekly Mega Mil...

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China To Welcome New Millionaires At A Rate Faster Than United States

China To Welcome New Millionaires At A Rate Faster Than United States

The nation with the most wealth is the U.S.at $98 trillion. The report which looks at various components of wealth found that the structure of wealth building has shifted towards financial assets ...

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Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Mega Millions numbers for $1B jackpot announced

Most winners take the cash option, which would amount to $565.6 million. Should Tuesday produce a victor, it will be the largest prize in U.S. history - and the sum is likely to grow even larger bef...

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Caravan of migrants moves back from Guatemala-Mexico border gate

Caravan of migrants moves back from Guatemala-Mexico border gate

The violence broke out after various caravans of migrants gathered at the Guatemala-Mexico border. Some migrants used a rope to jump off the bridge and swim across the river or hitch a ride on t...

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Passengers warned as airline suspends flights

Passengers warned as airline suspends flights

The firm said in a shocking statement yesterday evening: "Cobalt regrets to announce that it will be canceling all flights as of 23:50pm on October 17, 2018 due to indefinite suspension of Cobalt's...

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Commodities - Oil Rises, Gold Drops on Saudi Concerns

Commodities - Oil Rises, Gold Drops on Saudi Concerns

But the policy was a failure in its own terms, was reversed a few months later, and caused huge long-term damage to Saudi Arabia and OPEC that took decades to reverse. Indian refiners also cut imp...

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Trader Joe's recalls salads in 9 states due to listeria, salmonella concerns

Trader Joe's recalls salads in 9 states due to listeria, salmonella concerns

On the same day, GH Foods of Sacramento, California, recalled approximately 940 pounds of ready-to-eat salad sold at Whole Foods, also due to possibly contaminated corn, the FSIS said . Symptoms incl...

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Advertisers Accuse Facebook of Knowingly Overestimating Video Viewing

Advertisers Accuse Facebook of Knowingly Overestimating Video Viewing

Facebook is denying new filings brought Tuesday in an ongoing lawsuit by advertisers around its handling of faulty video advertising metrics, Ad Age reported . In reality, the company only included...

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Chaos on railway this morning as Paddington closes because of damage

Chaos on railway this morning as Paddington closes because of damage

If your train service is cancelled, you are entitled to a refund or compensation. People can travel to and from the airport via a rail replacement bus service, to take a taxi or use the slower conne...

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Facebook Hack Committed by Spammers, Not Spies

Facebook Hack Committed by Spammers, Not Spies

According to a new report by the Wall Street Journal (paywall) that is not the case, as the publication's anonymous sources say that it was in fact the doing of spammers. Among the details accessed...

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Italy resists extending anti-Russian sanctions, - PM Salvini

Italy resists extending anti-Russian sanctions, - PM Salvini

The EU's dominant powers, Germany and France, and most other EU members have said the sanctions should stay in place until progress is made in ending that conflict. He stated this in an interview with...

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Mega Millions jackpot at $420 million for tonight

Mega Millions jackpot at $420 million for tonight

The next drawing will be Tuesday. The jackpot for Powerball stands at $253 million for Saturday night. Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the winning jackpot draw to receive the lu...

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China not manipulating currency but lacks transparency

China not manipulating currency but lacks transparency

US President Donald Trump reignited his controversial criticism of the US central bank Tuesday, calling the Federal Reserve his "biggest threat". Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Rand...

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AUD/USD: Recovery rally stalls as China Q3 GDP slows to 6.5%

AUD/USD: Recovery rally stalls as China Q3 GDP slows to 6.5%

Central bank governor Yi Gang said on Sunday he still sees plenty of room for adjustment in interest rates and the reserve requirement ratio (RRR). The measures have also affected financial confiden...

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Netflix posts huge gains as subscriber growth soars

Netflix posts huge gains as subscriber growth soars

But despite those concerns, and last quarter's subscriber wobble, Netflix shares have risen 78% this year, as consumers continue to move away from traditional media and access more content online....

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Tesla now sells Model 3 with 260-mile range, $45,000 sticker

Tesla now sells Model 3 with 260-mile range, $45,000 sticker

We asked Tesla why it's adding a new configuration of Model 3 instead of selling higher-margin all-wheel drive models in other markets, but we did not receive a reply. GTM has contacted Tesla for clar...

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At Facebook, Public Funds Join Push to Remove Zuckerberg as Chairman

At Facebook, Public Funds Join Push to Remove Zuckerberg as Chairman

According to Reuters , shareholders at Facebook are totally behind ousting Mark Zuckerberg from his position as the company's chairman. They also said that this oversight is needed because Facebook...

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China 'regrets' USA leaving postal union amid trade dispute

China 'regrets' USA leaving postal union amid trade dispute

Poor and developing countries are assessed lower rates than wealthier countries, an arrangement that has benefited China . About 60 percent of packages shipped into the country are from Chinese com...

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Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

Bangladesh ranks 103rd out of 140 nations on global competitiveness list

Regionally, more countries in East Asia and the Pacific were ranked as more competitive than European countries. Factors to assess economies were revised under the new Global Competitiveness Index ...

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Tesla buys land in Shanghai, China for factory

Tesla buys land in Shanghai, China for factory

The factory will help tap China's rapidly growing market for so-called new-energy vehicles, a category comprising electric battery cars and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. Back in August, the compan...

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Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey scours forest for HACKED UP remains after BARBAROUS 'murder'

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey scours forest for HACKED UP remains after BARBAROUS 'murder'

However, authorities have so far only said they are concerned about their missing citizen as they take part in an investigation into his disappearance at the consulate and the Saudi consul's house. "I...

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