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May faces crushing defeat on Brexit deal

Under the terms of the Act, a general election is triggered 14 days after a successful no confidence motion, unless MPs express their confidence in the Prime Mi...


Trump predicts United States will reach trade deal with China

Exports to the United States held up through late 2018 despite President Donald Trump's tariff hikes on Chinese goods. Despite efforts by the Trump administra...


Airport security waits in Atlanta, Houston, D.C. lengthy amid government shutdown

It said the national unscheduled absence rate of TSA staff on January 3 was 4.8 per cent compared to 6.3 per cent on the same day a year ago. "Most importantl...


Trump Tweet Attacking Jeff Bezos and Praising National Enquirer Shocks

Trump has a history with the supermarket tabloid that he praised. Bezos, who is known to be the richest man in the world, owns The Washington Post . Of cours...


Trump promotes his trade policies to farmers after AF1 delay

The partial government shutdown , now the longest on record, has suspended some federal aid for farmers - including subsidies for farmers hit by the presiden...


Canadian air traffic controllers send pizza to USA counterparts affected by shutdown

Canadian Air Traffic Control Association president Peter Duffey says tower staff at YVR, Victoria, Kelowna and several other airports have played their part. Ar...


Cathay Pacific makes second first class blunder in two weeks

The South China Morning Post reported yesterday that the carrier offered first-class seats from Portugal to Hong Kong at a tenth of its original US$16,000 (S$2...


Retail inflation slows to 18-month low of 2.19% in December

That marked the lowest level of consumer inflation recorded since June 2017, when it had stood at 1.46 per cent. December's consumer inflation was in line wit...


Russia’s trade with China surges to more than $107 billion

Imports of American goods rose just 0.7 percent over 2017. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 percent to $351.76 billion, ...


FDA seems to restart security inspections for unsafe meals amid shutdown

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told Laurie McGinley and Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post that the agency was forced to suspend routine inspections of ...


Cadillac shows off its nameless-for-now first full electric

Details about the vehicle were also being kept under wraps until closer to its launch date, which GM did not announce. The EVs can be configured in front-, rear...


Walmart bans woman for riding electric cart, guzzling wine from Pringles can

The Times Record News reports that employees called authorities around 9 a.m. Friday and told police the woman had been there since around 6:30 a.m. Police fo...


China's trade surplus with the United States grew in 2018 but tariffs bite

China's large trade surplus with the United States has always been a sore point with Washington, and is at the centre of a bitter dispute between the world's bi...


PG&E, utility tied to deadly California wildfires, will file for bankruptcy

The company said Sunday night that CEO Geisha Williams has stepped down . "While we are making progress as a company in safety and other areas, the Board rec...


Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Starship Test Vehicle

However it also employs workers at its facilities in Brevard County and in Texas. The email said laid-off employees will be offered at least eight weeks' pa...


Family put on floor for two-hour flight

A family were forced to sit on the floor for their two-hour TUI flight to Menorca after discovering their seats didn't exist. Paula Taylor told the show t...


Apple 'demanded $1bn' for Qualcomm to get iPhone deal

Between 2011 and 2016, Apple relied on San Diego-based Qualcomm as the sole supplier of such chips, which help iPhones connect to wireless networks. "Blevins...


First Samsung Galaxy M Smartphones Set to Debut on January 28

Samsung's new M-series of smartphones will be targeted at " millennials " that are flocking to ecommerce platforms to buy smartphones, a customer segment t...


Nissan China chief Jose Munoz resigns amid broadened Ghosn probe

Renault abstained from taking action against Ghosn during this time. However, Renault remains the dominant equity partner in the alliance, sparking criticism i...


Debenhams chairman out, CEO off board after trading update

In a highly unusual move, the company said it had asked Bucher to remain as CEO and report to the board because they believed in his strategy. Debenhams cha...


Rescue deal agreed for Exeter-based airline Flybe

Ports of Jersey has called the sale of Flybe "positive news " but says it is yet to have any formal discussion with the airlines and businesses involved. "We...


Shutdown could slow flow of new craft beer

US -based breweries have become an unexpected casualty of the federal government shutdown. Saturday begins the fourth week of the government shutdown. That's ba...


Pot Producer Aphria’s CEO to Step Down Following Short-Seller Allegations

The Leamington, Ont. -based cannabis producer added that its co-founder Cole Cacciavillani is also stepping down from his executive role as vice president of gr...


Oil prices fall amid rising dollar, concerns over United States growth

WALL STREET: Stocks rose for the fourth consecutive session after American and Chinese negotiators extended their talks to a third day. The tepid performance o...


Craving a 27-pound bucket of mac and cheese? Costco has it

The product, according to the company's website , has been on the market for several years but only recently became "out of stock". We opened it and made it. A...


Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign fined for not providing workers' comp coverage

Lacy Clay (D-Mo.), a senior Financial Services Committee lawmaker who survived an Ocasio-Cortez-backed primary challenge a year ago. According to Politico , ...


After broken promise, AT&T says it'll stop selling phone location data

An AT&T spokesperson told The Washington Post that in light of the report , they are immediately eliminating all dealings with location aggregation servi...


Detained Nissan's ex-chair Ghosn recovers from fever

A doctor was tending to Ghosn, who has been worn down by the long detention and interrogations. He had already been indicted on a separate charge of underrepo...


Apple Plan 3 New iPhones As Sales Slow

In addition, it would help Apple differentiate its iPhone XS and XS Max successors. Now, Reuters is reporting a discount on Apple's iPhones, particularly th...


Google's parent company Alphabet faces lawsuit over mishandling of sexual misconduct case

Google CEO Eric Schmidt , top, and co-founders Sergey Brin (L) and Larry Page are seen at company headquarters in Mountain View, California. In the fall...


November Retail Sales Beat Forecast

Takings slid by 22.1 per cent, against a high base from major mobile phone launches in the same period the year prior. Other retailing (-0.1 per cent), and Cafe...


SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its staff to fund projects

In an email written by President Gwynne Shotwell obtained by The LA Times , employees were informed of the cuts and told "this was a very hard but necessary de...


Jeff Bezos Reportedly Sexted, Sent 'D*ckpics' to His Mistress Behind Wife's Back

The publication said that it had conducted a four-month investigation "across five states and 40,000 miles" into Bezos' affair with Sanchez. Thursday, for som...


Man charged over plane passenger threat

A 19-year-old man has been charged this morning after being removed from a plane at Auckland Airport last night for making a "threatening comment". The court ...


Cadillac to lead GM's EV strategy

The Cadillac-badged EV is said to be underpinned by GM's new "BEV3" platform architecture, presumably purpose-built for electric vehicles. Alongside its bullish...


Global PC shipments resume slide in fourth quarter

For the holiday period, Gartner has worldwide PC shipments at 68.6 million units, down 4.3 percent YoY. IDC reported that shipments of traditional PCs came in...


Ford to cut THOUSANDS of jobs across Europe in major shake-up

This is devastating news for the dedicated workers at Ford and their families. "Building on last year's investment in their key plants in Solihull and Halewoo...


Apple Blames Weak iPhone Sales on China, Fewer People Upgrading

China's "economy began to slow there for the second half", Mr Cook said during an interview with CNBC on Wednesday afternoon. Back in late 2017, Apple confi...


World's richest man Jeff Bezos is getting divorced

Patrick, Lauren and Jeff were even pictured together at a 2016 event for the movie " Manchester By The Sea ", which starred another of Patrick's clients, Michel...


TSA to Close Some Security Lanes Due to Government Shutdown

TSA spokesman Jim Gregory said officials are managing. For example, Alaska Airlines has warned that without FAA officials to sign off, the new Paine Field Airpo...


Toyota recalls 1.7 million vehicles to replace front passenger airbag inflators

When exposed to long-term high heat or humidity the airbags can explode upon deployment which is what could cause the injury or death to the drivers or passenge...


Saudi Arabia Reveals Rise In Oil Reserves And Commits To Aramco Listing

OPEC and its allies decided last month to cut their overall output by 1.2 million bpd starting January to shore up sliding prices. For nearly 30 years - de...


Ghosn indicted on two new charges

He had already been indicted on a separate charge of underreporting his pay. Ghosn was charged with aggravated breach of trust for temporarily transferring pe...


FDA Halts Routine Food Inspections Due to Government Shutdown

Many USDA offices are closed during the shutdown but those inspections continue as usual , according to the agency's shutdown contingency plan . A third of ...


Apple planning to release three new iPhones in 2019

As for the other two iPhones, it will continue with a dual-camera setup. Meanwhile, Apple chose to troll competitors by placing user security and privacy-relat...


Musk axes affordable Tesla Model S, X 75D

Ellison's intentions for the board and Tesla are not known, and neither are his ownership goals. Eating alongside him is Musk's alleged ex-girlfriend and sing...


Another air pollution scandal: Fiat Chrysler settles with California for $500 million

The Italian-American automaker will be required to pay around $311 million in fines to the federal government and California regulators, according to the person...


Powell repeats pledge to remain 'patient' with rate hikes

Fed policy makers projected above-trend economic growth for this year in their December forecasts, and they expect the unemployment rate to fall further. The Fe...


China Economic Slowdown Biggest Threat To Global Economy

Trump has said he would increase those duties to 25 percent from 10 percent now if no deal is reached by March 2, and has threatened to tax all imports from Chi...


Apple cuts 1Q production for new iPhones by 10 pct

Sources say that Apple contacted suppliers last month, telling them to produce fewer iPhones for the current quarter. A week after the shock created by the an...