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Ford built a kennel with active noise control

Pet owners love spoiling their animals and the American Pet Products Association estimates US pet owners will spend a record $72 (£57 / €63.4) billion on their ...


Stock Market Just Finished Worst Week in 7 Years

The S&P 500 is nearly 16 percent below the peak it reached in late September. As we've entered the fall, investors started to worry that global economic growt...


Fire risk forces recall of 874,000 Ford F-Series pickup trucks

Roughly half of the recalled trucks are located in the USA, with the rest in Canada. Eventually, the damage can cause a short and trip breakers while it is plug...


Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn rearrested in Japan on new charges

Ghosn was stripped of his chairman roles at Nissan and Mitsubishi after the allegations emerged, although he remains chairman and CEO of Renault . 28. Gran...


Treasury Inflation Forecasts Continue Falling After Fed Rate Hike

Secondly, the dollar rallied despite the fact that 10-year Treasury yields dropped to an 8 month low. While he highlighted Powell's focus on solid growth pros...


Marlboro owner invests $12.8 billion in e-cigarette maker Juul

Altria and Juul's deal makes Juul worth more than twice what it was worth just a few months ago, and ahead of several other well-known companies , including Ai...


Angels needn't fear to tread, experts to frame tax norms

The committee, to be soon notified by the DIPP, will also look at issues pertaining to tax exemption available to startups under the StartUp India programme . ...


Canada Looking to End Arms Contract With Saudis Amid Khashoggi Case - Trudeau

Because cannabis is an illegal substance in most other countries , the personal information of Canadians who are making legal purchases within Canada is very...


Stocks head south after Fed raises rates

In a unanimous decision, the Fed delivered on what some economists called a "dovish hike", raising the target range for the federal funds rate by 0.25 point, wi...


Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn

He has already been formally charged with under-reporting his income by tens of millions of dollars over several years and faces a second batch of allegations ...


Google has reportedly shut down its 'Dragonfly' Chinese search engine project

To do so, Google has used 265.com, a Chinese internet portal based in Beijing it purchased in 2008, two years before it pulled out of China, to gather user be...


US Government Shutdown Likely as Trump Fights for Border Wall Funding

The third-ranking House Republican says the GOP majority will try to add that money along with disaster aid for hurricane and wildfire victims. President Don...


Budweiser maker teams up with cannabis company to explore pot drinks

The alliance is the latest in a string of deals by global alcohol and tobacco giants in Canada's cannabis sector. Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Guinness brewer Diage...


Three more held after two Scandinavian tourists killed in 'act of terror'

The prosecutor's office said that police is now working on authenticating a video tape shared on social media claiming to show the killing of one of the tourist...


Stark retreat for Republicans on spending, Trump's wall

Kolfage says his grandparents immigrated to the U.S. legally, adding , 'they did it the correct way and it's time we uphold our laws and get this wall BUILT!' ...


A Florida veteran starts a GoFundMe campaign for Trump's border wall

After only a couple of days, the fund established by Brian Kolfage has raised more than $400,000, reports the Blaze . More than 14,000 people donated a lit...


Elon Musk Says He Personally Spent $40 Million on Boring Company

That change will allow more electric cars, not just Teslas, to travel through the tunnel, with the addition of specialized wheels-a modification which Musk sai...


Xi stresses adhering to path of socialism with Chinese characteristics

At the Great Hall of the People, Xi Jinping gave an address that celebrated the developments since the reforms under Deng, and also insisted that the countr...


Revenge! Glitter & Fart Bomb Greets Porch Pirates, Courtesy Of Former NASA Engineer

A porch pirate in California thought he scored with a fancy electronic gadget, but was instead hit with a glitter bomb developed by a former NASA engineer. AND ...


RBC denies NYT report on Facebook giving access to users' Facebook messages

The point of various agreements with third parties was, reportedly, to integrate Facebook into services and platforms all across the web-and in exchange, Facebo...


‘Detention of third Canadian not linked with arrest of Huawei CFO’

Canada has faced harsh criticism from Chinese officials and media since Meng Wanzhou , a top executive with China-based telecom giant Huawei, was arrested in V...


London's Gatwick Airport completely shut down after 2 drones seen

London's Gatwick Airport , the second-busiest in the United Kingdom, has shut down while officials urgently investigated reports that two drones were flying ab...


Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500

The Nikkei 225 in Japan lost 1.8 per cent, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong dropped 1 per cent and South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.4 per cent. The NASDAQ acquired 3...


Third Canadian detained in China

The detention comes amid a dispute between Canada and China that was triggered by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou at the Vancouver airport on December 1...


Facebook says preferential data access was with user permission

The Times report raises concern about Facebook's 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, which states the company can not share user data "withou...


Elon Musk unveils underground tunnels, offers rides to Chicago VIPs

Elon Musk took the wraps off his Boring Co.'s first completed test tunnel on Tuesday, with a lot of razzle-dazzle, the admission he had spent $40 million of h...


S. Korea ranked 115th among 149 countries in gender gap report: WEF

As for economic participation and opportunity, it has been placed 133rd, 116th for educational attainment, and 117th for health and survival. According to a n...


Crude Oil Price Breaks Support, Crumbles to a New 14-Month Low

U.S. crude oil dropped $2.04 to a low of $47.84. Rystad analyst Bjornar Tonhaugen said that the producer group needs to stay 700,000 bpd below its agreed targ...


Florida man offers to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

The man drove away in a Pontiac sedan after employees turned down the offer, police said. When the McDonald's worker refused to go through with the deal, the au...


Trump warns Federal Reserve against 'another mistake'

The US central bank has already raised interest rates three times this year, with many market commentators expecting the Federal Reserve to do so again before t...


China ‘will never seek hegemony,’ says Xi in reform speech

The report was in line with what diplomatic sources had previously told Reuters . While he pledged to press forward with the economic reforms initiated under...


There's a new Netflix lookalike scam hitting your email inbox

The email was sent to a Solon police officer who said he doesn't actually have a Netflix account. You're advised to contact the source of the email by anoth...


CBS Denies Former CEO Moonves $120 Million Severance

At that time , Moonves released a statement in response to the allegations. Andrew Levander, an attorney for Moonves, said his client "vehemently denies an...


Lincoln Continental Coach-Door Edition unveiled

In 1961, the company introduced the chic center-opening doors on the Continental model, which was favored by the likes of Clarke Gable, Elvis Presley, Pablo Pic...


Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce

The E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce has been linked to a single water reservoir on a farm in California. At least 59 people in 15 states have now been si...


Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Recalls More Produce

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling certain USA cauliflower, red and green lettuce products sold across the country including in Ontario, Prince Ed...


Google to spend $1B on new campus in NY

NY is quickly becoming a hub for technology as the city provides a better option to other places that would require more investment. Google already has a big ...


Parrot uses owner's Alexa to order ice cream, raisins

To avoid a hard situation, a worker at the sanctuary named Marion Wischnewski adopted him. When staff at the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary feared ...


Robinhood in murky waters as SIPC raises concerns over new checkings service

Robinhood plans to send out invites to users in January for the new feature that they can use exclusively or alongside their already existing bank. "If that i...


Search is on for overboard cruise passenger

According to the Twitter account of Kimberly Wyatt, a journalist onboard, the cruise line was posting an image of the missing man on televisions throughout the ...


'Donald' Makes The List Of 2018's Worst Passwords

Other awful passwords that made it onto their top 25 of worst passwords are " donald ", " princess ", and "sunshine". Software company SplashData relea...


Kotex tampons recalled after reports of pieces left in bodies

No other U by Kotex-branded products are subject to this recall . U by Kotex Sleek Tampons , manufactured between Oct. 7, 2017, and Oct. 15, 2018, and distr...


Shakira Charged With Evading $23 Million Back Taxes By Spanish Authorities

Prosecutors in Spain have charged the 41-year-old Colombian singer with tax evasion for allegedly failing to pay $16.3 million between the years 2012 and 20...


Oil producers to review cuts impact in April: UAE

Oil should pull back to around $68 a barrel by the end of next year, UBS predicts, assuming that OPEC will "maintain production discipline". Oil investors con...


The cost of Trump's tariffs on technology? US$1b a month

Earlier this year, China hiked its tariffs on United States autos and parts after the USA raised its tariffs on Chinese vehicles and parts to 27.5%. "Suspensi...


Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO says pay was legal

But the French carmaker has asked its lawyers to update the board again "promptly" after further assessing the information provided by Nissan. In addition, Re...


Sterling volatile ahead of no confidence vote on Theresa May

Sterling on Thursday rose 0.3 per cent to 1.2687 dollars, a three-day high, and versus the euro to 89.73 pence by 0920 GMT. "We don't expect anyone will want ...


Paris Police Brace for a Fifth Week of Violent Protests

In the lead-up to the fifth successive Saturday of mass "yellow vest" demonstrations across France today, the government of President Emmanuel Macron is sig...


CDC still has not cleared all romaine lettuce safe to eat

No deaths linked to the outbreak has been reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been testing water samples in the ongoing investi...


Tencent Music raises $1 billion in US IPO

The music unit of tech giant Tencent Holdings opened at $14.10 Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange, jumping almost 9% from the IPO price of $13. Tencent ...