Man arrested for trying to pay for McDonald's meal with weed

The McDonald's worker refused and the auto drove off. Police said Gallagher went through the drive-thru a second time. Police weren't able to find the vehicle, but an officer stayed behind and watched from an adjacent parking lot. Gallagher later... More..

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Trump warns Federal Reserve against interest rate hike
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump warns Federal Reserve against interest rate hike

At a critical juncture in the Fed's effort to prevent the economy from overheating, Trump is presenting the biggest presidential challenge to USA central bank independence in decades. The majority of US retail ...More..

China ‘will never seek hegemony,’ says Xi in reform speech
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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

In remarks lasting almost an hour-and-a-half, Xi called for support for the state economy and development of the private sector, and said China would expand efforts at opening up and ensure the implementation...More..

JLR could 'axe up to 5,000 jobs' in cost-cutting plans
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

JLR could 'axe up to 5,000 jobs' in cost-cutting plans

Tata Motors stock was up 5 percent in yesterday's trade on news of its Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) business restructuring plan that is expected to lead to cost savings of £2.5 billion within 18 months. Last mon...More..

Police Issue Warning to Netflix Users Over Email Scam
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Police Issue Warning to Netflix Users Over Email Scam

She is based in Austin, Texas. Contact the source of email by another method to see if it's real. Police say the links could be a way to install malware, harmful viruses, onto your computer. It's also nev...More..

CBS Denies $120 Million Severance to Former CEO Les Moonves
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

CBS Denies $120 Million Severance to Former CEO Les Moonves

In the report , actress Bobbie Phillips claimed that she was forced by Moonves to perform oral sex on him during a 1995 meeting in his office . "Consistent with the pattern of leaks that have permeated th...More..

The Lincoln Continental Gets Coach Doors and a Six-Inch Stretch for a Cool $100,000
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

The Lincoln Continental Gets Coach Doors and a Six-Inch Stretch for a Cool $100,000

Happily, those suicide doors are making a comeback. This Lincoln rides on a wheelbase 6 inches longer than the standard Continental, meaning there's a ton of legroom out back. Each will start life as a fully lo...More..

ICBC Seeking Rate Hike
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

ICBC Seeking Rate Hike

The provincial budget forecast a $1.3-billion deficit at the Crown corporation this year and Eby earlier described the situation as a "dumpster fire" inherited from the former government. "The changes being mad...More..

Largest known diamond in North America found
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Largest known diamond in North America found

The size of a human palm, it came second to only the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond, which was found in 1905 in South Africa. The stone is one of the 30 biggest diamonds ever found. Washington is the eldest son...More..

Thorold seeks public input on retail cannabis stores
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Thorold seeks public input on retail cannabis stores

The Progressive Conservatives announced Thursday that only 25 licences will be issued by April, because of what it calls "severe supply shortages" across the country. Councillor Frances Nunziata said governme...More..

Can a Parrot Really Order Stuff Using Amazon’s Alexa?
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Can a Parrot Really Order Stuff Using Amazon’s Alexa?

Wischnewski says, after catching the shopaholic, she now checks her online shopping list when she comes home to cancel any items purchased by the parrot. Wischnewski added that this is not the first time Rocco ...More..

Google announces billion dollar campus in Manhattan, adding 7,000 new jobs
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Google announces billion dollar campus in Manhattan, adding 7,000 new jobs

The new campus, dubbed Google Hudson Square, will consist of 1.7 million square feet of office space in lower Manhattan, Google CFO Ruth Porat said in a blog post . The expansion would make California-based Al...More..

More Recalls as E. Coli Warnings Hit Lettuce, Cauliflower
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

More Recalls as E. Coli Warnings Hit Lettuce, Cauliflower

Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California , United States from the marketplace due to possible E. coli contamination. As of Thursday, 59 people in 15 states were sickened in the outbreak. Those products were d...More..

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce traced to California farm

No illnesses have been reported, according to the farm. Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they discovered E. Coli associated with the romaine lettuce outbreak in the ...More..

The worst passwords used in 2018 have been revealed
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

The worst passwords used in 2018 have been revealed

There have been numerous warnings about how risky this is, but the fact remains: bad habits die hard. Security application firm SplashData analysed more than 5m passwords leaked online and found the num...More..

Shakira Faces Multimillion-Dollar Tax Evasion Charges In Spain
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Shakira Faces Multimillion-Dollar Tax Evasion Charges In Spain

Sources close to Shakira have previously denied that she evaded tax. The charges were filed in the Catalonia region, where the singer is a regular presence at matches of her partner Gerard Pique's team, Ba...More..

Oil prices steady as China-US trade tensions ease
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Oil prices steady as China-US trade tensions ease

USA light crude CLc1 was down 5 cents at $51.10. Benchmark Brent crude oil LCOc1 was unchanged at $60.15 per barrel by 0825 GMT. A force majeure on exports from Libya's El Sharara oilfield will result in a ...More..

Robinhood offers checking service with 3% interest
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Robinhood offers checking service with 3% interest

Robinhood launches its new checking and savings accounts in the USA today, with a Mastercard debit card issued through Sutton Bank that will begin shipping on December 18. But even though the investments are co...More..

Renault keeps Carlos Ghosn at wheel after probe finds no pay wrongdoing
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Renault keeps Carlos Ghosn at wheel after probe finds no pay wrongdoing

Renault said in a statement that its board of directors has now been briefed on the investigation by alliance partner Nissan that led to Ghosn's arrest on November 19. Senior Toyota executive Didier Leroy will ...More..

Restaurant meals 'are busting calorie limit'
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Restaurant meals 'are busting calorie limit'

In the second study, an global research team led by researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston, measured calories in the most frequently ordered me...More..

Voluntary recall for U by Kotex Tampons, products reportedly coming apart
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Voluntary recall for U by Kotex Tampons, products reportedly coming apart

If you believe you have a recalled box of U by Kotex tampons, go to this website to check the lot number on your box of tampons. U by Kotex Sleek tampons regular absorbency were recalled on December 11, 201...More..

Search is on for overboard cruise passenger
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Search is on for overboard cruise passenger

Carnival announced Thursday that BOLT will circle the top of a new ship dubbed "Mardi Gras". The all-electric coaster will allow people to strap in and race along almost 800 feet of track, 187 feet above sea ...More..

Pound sinks below $1.26 after Theresa May delays Brexit deal vote
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Pound sinks below $1.26 after Theresa May delays Brexit deal vote

These were followed by the release of November's claimant count change figures, which showed a drop in unemployment levels, providing Sterling investors with some much-needed confidence in the economy amidst th...More..

Thousands of 'yellow vests' hit French streets in fifth weekend of protests
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Thousands of 'yellow vests' hit French streets in fifth weekend of protests

This weekend, about 8,000 officers and more than a dozen armored vehicles will be guarding the city, the Associated Press reported. On December 8, some 400 people were detained in Brussels after protesters ...More..

China temporarily suspends tariffs on U.S
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

China temporarily suspends tariffs on U.S

US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on December 1 to a 90-day truce while they tried to find a solution to the escalating trade disp...More..

by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Trump says ´big´ China deal possible after United States pressure

The arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, in Vancouver on December 1 has also angered China, raising concerns that her case could affect the trade negotiations. Confusion and unease over wha...More..

by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in its baby powder, report says

Furthermore, "company executives, mine managers, scientists, doctors and lawyers fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public", Reuters reporter Lisa...More..

Tencent Music raises almost US$1.1 billion in USA share offering
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Tencent Music raises almost US$1.1 billion in USA share offering

Shares in the Chinese streaming company closed up 8.6 per cent at $14.12 in NY yesterday, valuing the company at $22 billion. At the heart of the volatility are worries about trade-related tensions between the ...More..

Consumer prices flat in November
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Consumer prices flat in November

Over the past 12 months, consumer prices have risen 2.2 percent, and core prices are also up 2.2 percent. Core inflation, which excludes volatile energy and food prices, rose 0.2 percent in November. The pric...More..

To make up for lost landline revenue, California could tax text messages
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

To make up for lost landline revenue, California could tax text messages

The CPUC said the tax would be necessary to fund the program, as revenue garnered from a tax on voice calls through telephone services has decreased from $16.5 billion in 2011 to $11.3 billion past year. Whil...More..