Economy

Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier

Federal carbon tax rebate a 'vote-buying scheme:' Saskatchewan premier

And unlike President Trump in the U.S., Prime Minister Trudeau says "he is not willing to pass the burden of climate change on to our children and grandchildren". Since rebates are prorated to carbon ...

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Apple CEO warns of data 'weaponisation'

Apple CEO warns of data 'weaponisation'

While lauding countries such as those in the European Union for implementing stricter privacy regulation throughout recent years - including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) - Cook sp...

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Cathay Pacific Air says data breach affected 9.4 million

Cathay Pacific Air says data breach affected 9.4 million

Personal information such as names of passengers, their nationalities, dates of birth, telephone numbers, email, physical addresses, passport numbers, identity card numbers, and travel history was acc...

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‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

A dog owner in Oklahoma is calling out her own pup for scheming to get free McDonald's hamburgers. Reyes wrote that Princess "doesn't know how to act" and has been taking unapproved night time strolls...

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Khashoggi: Tony Blair FAILS to cut Saudi Arabia ties after journalist killing

Khashoggi: Tony Blair FAILS to cut Saudi Arabia ties after journalist killing

Saudi Arabia first denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance on October 2, but a Saudi official eventually attributed his death to a botched attempt to return him to the kingdom. Ahead of...

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Microsoft Quarterly Profit Soars on Cloud Services, LinkedIn Growth

The gross margin percentage increased because of material improvements in Azure gross margin offset by an increased mix of cloud offerings. The shares rose by 4 per cent to $106.50 in late trading in ...

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European Commission rejects Italy’s budget plan

European Commission rejects Italy’s budget plan

At the heart of the concerns of the european Commission, the public debt in italy, which represents 131% of gross domestic Product (GDP), the highest ratio in the euro zone after Greece. While the Eur...

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Ford Ranger Production Kicks Off In Michigan

Ford Ranger Production Kicks Off In Michigan

After almost a decade, the Ford Motor Co. resumed production Monday of its mid-sized Ranger pickup truck in the United States. Ford has invested $850 million in the factory, which dates to the lat...

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McDonald's Triple Decker Breakfast Sandwiches Bypass The Secret Menu

McDonald's Triple Decker Breakfast Sandwiches Bypass The Secret Menu

Here's the rundown on what to expect: we've got two slices of American cheese, two sausage patties, bacon, and an egg to top everything off. "People have been hacking our menu for years - so much so...

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Idahoans came within 1 number of winning Tuesday night's Mega Millions Jackpot

Idahoans came within 1 number of winning Tuesday night's Mega Millions Jackpot

She may not have won Tuesday night's near-historic $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot , but a Dartmouth nurse still struck gold. The magic numbers drawn Tuesday night were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, and...

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Wall Street Tumbles At Open As Weak Industrials Add To Dour Mood

Wall Street Tumbles At Open As Weak Industrials Add To Dour Mood

USA stocks fell on Tuesday after worries about the earnings outlook added to recent selling pressure, though major indexes ended well off the day's lows as investors snapped up beaten-down shares late...

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Ryanair accused of failing to stop in-flight racist rant

Ryanair accused of failing to stop in-flight racist rant

The victim can be heard telling the man he stinks and needs a wash, before asking to be moved so she can sit next to her daughter. The man hurled insults at the woman and called her an "ugly black b...

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Yahoo must pay $50M in damages for security breach

Yahoo must pay $50M in damages for security breach

Yahoo's disclosures brought its already negotiated $4.83 billion deal with Verizon Communications down by $ 350 million . Yahoo initially said the hack affected one billion accounts, but that number...

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Yahoo must pay $50M in damages for security breach

Yahoo must pay $50M in damages for security breach

Yahoo's disclosures brought its already negotiated $4.83 billion deal with Verizon Communications down by $ 350 million . Yahoo initially said the hack affected one billion accounts, but that number...

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Iran's Rouhani suggests Saudis had US backing for Khashoggi murder

Iran's Rouhani suggests Saudis had US backing for Khashoggi murder

He added that President Trump would ultimately decide whether to impose economic sanctions on Saudi Arabia once all the facts were available, and called the killing "barbaric". Trita Parsi, from the...

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What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?

In California, for example, the lottery sold $5.7 million in Mega Millions tickets during the first half of the day Thursday. As Kansas players rush to get their Mega Millions tickets, they're als...

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Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

They have been created by PriestmanGoode, who have designed first class airline cabins. The flexible rooms can be made up as a single bed, twin single beds or pushed together to make a double, and c...

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Saudi violated OPEC pact under United States pressure: Iran

Saudi violated OPEC pact under United States pressure: Iran

Saudi Arabia's energy minister has used public comments over the past week to tone down the kingdom's veiled threat to use oil as a political weapon to retaliate against possible sanctions related to ...

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MEGA MILLIONS FEVER: Players buy tickets before Tuesday night's $1.6 billion drawing

MEGA MILLIONS FEVER: Players buy tickets before Tuesday night's $1.6 billion drawing

But the ever-increasing jackpots have left them ever-more dependent on those massive payouts because prizes that once seemed so huge now seem nearly puny in comparison. The jackpot has been growing si...

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Dyson to build electric vehicles in Singapore

Dyson to build electric vehicles in Singapore

Dyson , founded by the billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson , announced its plans to build an electric auto a little over a year ago. The company revealed its intent...

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Waitress splitting $10K tip from YouTube star with coworkers

Waitress splitting $10K tip from YouTube star with coworkers

Alaina Custer was working at Sup Dogs restaurant on Saturday when a customer ordered two glasses of water then left a $10,000 tip. After recovering from the initial shock, she chose to keep some o...

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Saudi Energy Minister: Cant cover Iran's oil production

Saudi Energy Minister: Cant cover Iran's oil production

South Africa has, so far, maintained an aloof silence, which is understandable given our country's interest in, and relations with, Saudi Arabia. After more than two weeks of vehement denials, Saudi...

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2.4 million pounds of taquitos recalled over salmonella, listeria concerns

2.4 million pounds of taquitos recalled over salmonella, listeria concerns

Bakkavor Foods learned of the issue when their onion supplier recalled the onion that Bakkavor uses in the ready-to-eat meals. The 24-count packs of taquitos, which were shipped nationwide, have e...

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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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