Ex-aide to Canada PM denies pressuring former minister over SNC-Lavalin

But for the goal of this purely hypothetical, not-at-all-meant-to-be-taken-as-a-prediction-or-suggested-course-of-action overview of how it might play out, let's say that it does, and that when the Chamber reopens for business following the two-week ... More..

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One in five stockpiling over Brexit fears, Barclaycard finds
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

One in five stockpiling over Brexit fears, Barclaycard finds

UK Services PMI Business Activity Index registered 51.3 in February, up from a two-and-a-half year low of 50.1 in January, but leaving it on track for its weakest quarter since Q4 2012. But growth slowed sharpl...More..

Mark Zuckerberg Outlines New Plan to Build 'Privacy-Focused' Facebook
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Outlines New Plan to Build 'Privacy-Focused' Facebook

Or, as he called it, "a simpler platform that's focused on privacy first". Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S. He also acknowled...More..

Trump Mistakes Apple CEO Tim Cook as ‘Tim Apple’
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Trump Mistakes Apple CEO Tim Cook as ‘Tim Apple’

The president even said the Apple CEO had "become a friend of mine". "I used to say, 'Tim, you've got to start doing it over here, ' and you really have". Cook is joined on the board by IBM CEO Ginni Romet...More..

Chinese premier: 'We must be fully prepared for a tough struggle'
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Chinese premier: 'We must be fully prepared for a tough struggle'

To combat problems facing small businesses, Beijing will raise the value-added tax threshold to 100,000 yuan in monthly sales, from 30,000 yuan and direct large state banks to lend 30 per cent more to small f...More..

by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

China revokes Canadian canola permit as dispute escalates

Ltd. executive Meng Wanzhou . The United States has accused Meng - Ren's daughter - of bank and wire fraud related to breaches of trade sanctions against Iran. Beijing is widely believed to have retaliated a...More..

Geneva Motor Show: All electric Kia Imagine crossover showcased
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Geneva Motor Show: All electric Kia Imagine crossover showcased

Helping it make the most of the lighting at the Geneva Motor Show , the concept's sheet-metal body has had six layers of chrome-effect silver paint applied by hand and then topped with a bronze tint that appea...More..

Air Canada pilot orders 23 pizzas for passengers stuck on grounded plane
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

Air Canada pilot orders 23 pizzas for passengers stuck on grounded plane

Stuck for several hours on the snowy runway and with the passengers getting increasingly grumpy, the pilot made a decision to phone through the order to the surprised pizza store. Hughes estimates people were...More..

U.S and China close in on trade deal
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

U.S and China close in on trade deal

USA officials said previous year the administration was considering sanctions against companies and officials linked to China's crackdown, including Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo, a member of the Chines...More..

Tesla blames misprinted label for China customs hiccup
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Tesla blames misprinted label for China customs hiccup

As a result of the improper labeling, the GAC has issued a notice banning the sale of any Tesla Model 3 in China until further inspections are carried out. In its Q4 Update letter , Tesla said that "In Janua...More..

Papa John's, Schnatter reach settlement agreement
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Papa John's, Schnatter reach settlement agreement

The pizza chain Papa John's and its founder, John Schnatter , have reached an agreement that will remove Schnatter from the company's board of directors. The new members are the Papa John's president and chi...More..

Australia-Indonesia trade deal to promote METS sector
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Australia-Indonesia trade deal to promote METS sector

The agreement will eventually see the elimination of all Australian trade tariffs, while 94 per cent of Indonesian duties will be gradually eliminated. "We are already in there with a good market for milling wh...More..

Geneva 2019: Audi Q4 e-Tron Concept Makes Public Debut
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Geneva 2019: Audi Q4 e-Tron Concept Makes Public Debut

Powered by two electric motors making a combined 302 hp, the Q4 e-tron boasts a 0-62-mph sprint time of 6.3 seconds and is powered by an 82-kWh battery that consumes most of the underbody space in between the f...More..

Geneva: Aston Martin Vanquish Vision mid-engine supercar concept
by | Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Geneva: Aston Martin Vanquish Vision mid-engine supercar concept

The Vanquish Vision Concept previews what a series production supercar from Aston Martin will look like. The concept is clearly cut from the same cloth as the Valkyrie and looks quite similar to the AM-RB...More..

Body of missing Sydney dentist, 32, found in suitcase
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Body of missing Sydney dentist, 32, found in suitcase

The body of missing Sydney dentist Preethi Reddy has been found stuffed in a suitcase inside a vehicle parked in an eastern Sydney street. Dr Reddy was last seen in a McDonald's on George Street in the CBD ...More..

VW ID Buggy reborn as all electric auto
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

VW ID Buggy reborn as all electric auto

At Geneva, VW is recreating the classic Dune Buggy with the I.D. Buggy concept! Called the I.D. Buggy, this latest concept is less of a production-intent model than other I.D. There is a hexagonal steering whee...More..

Virgin Atlantic drops mandatory makeup for female flight attendants
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Virgin Atlantic drops mandatory makeup for female flight attendants

Some low-priced carriers like Ryanair have already relaxed requirements, but the decision of established long-haul carrier Virgin to drop mandatory makeup rules is being seen as a major shift in a conservative ...More..

Bugatti sells most expensive auto ever made for $12.5 million
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Bugatti sells most expensive auto ever made for $12.5 million

It's finally here - meet the one of one Bugatti La Voiture Noire. How about "La Voiture Noire", a Chiron-based one-off built to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Bugatti brand-one that pays subtle tribute ...More..

Japanese court grants bail for ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Japanese court grants bail for ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn

He is also charged with aggravated breach of trust for having transferred 1.85 billion yen in personal losses from derivatives contracts to Nissan in 2008, and having the automaker pay $14.7 million to Khaled...More..

Lyft Gives a Lift to IPO
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Lyft Gives a Lift to IPO

Lyft is now valued at $15bn, just seven years after it was founded by technology entrepreneurs John Zimmer and Logan Green. Lyft lost $688.3 million in 2017 and $682.8 million in 2016. When Lyft first started...More..

Google gives raises after finding out it was underpaying men
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Google gives raises after finding out it was underpaying men

It did not disclose how much was spent topping up male software engineer salaries. "But we know that's only part of the story", Google's lead analyst for pay equity, people analytics, Lauren Barbato, said in th...More..

Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide

Tesla's $35k Model 3 isn't the only good news if you're in the market for an Elon Musk EV this week, with the automaker also slashing sizable amounts from the Model S and Model X. Cutting prices has put ...More..

Trump intends to end special trade concessions to India in 60 days
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Trump intends to end special trade concessions to India in 60 days

Trump, who has vowed to cut US trade deficits, has repeatedly called out India for its high tariffs, and USA trade officials said scrapping the concessions would take at least 60 days after notifications to Con...More..

US agencies investigating fatal Tesla Model 3 crash
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

US agencies investigating fatal Tesla Model 3 crash

The NTSB tweeted late Friday that it was sending a three-person team to investigate the incident , and that it will work together with the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office on the probe. Reuters reported Saturda...More..

Southwest Airlines offers Hawaii flights for as low as $49
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Southwest Airlines offers Hawaii flights for as low as $49

Departures to these Hawaii destinations from Oakland, California, start on March 17, April 7, and May 12, respectively. Tickets are available to Honolulu, Maui and Hawaii Island. The launch of these flights com...More..

US, China closing in on a trade deal
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

US, China closing in on a trade deal

Trump had set a March 1 deadline to increase tariffs on $200 million in Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent. As part of the deal, China would reduce tariffs on imported vehicles to below the current...More..

New Jersey Quick Check sells only winning Mega Millions ticket
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

New Jersey Quick Check sells only winning Mega Millions ticket

New Jersey also sold one $10,000 winning ticket at Banner Deli and Liquor, 400 Broad Ave., Palisades Park in Bergen County, so players are urged to check their tickets. The Michigan Lottery says the ticket was ...More..

Volvo is limiting all of its cars' top speeds to 180 km/h
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Volvo is limiting all of its cars' top speeds to 180 km/h

The cap will prevent drivers from accelerating to the top speeds of up to 155mph many Volvos can reach. But realising that technology alone will not get it all the way to zero, Volvo Cars is now broadening its ...More..

Passenger tells of ‘big bang’ in aborted take-off as Stansted suspends flights
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Passenger tells of ‘big bang’ in aborted take-off as Stansted suspends flights

Passengers on the plane were reportedly evacuated via the emergency slides and returned to the terminal. One passenger, Sam Long, said on Twitter that those on board heard a "loud bang" as the plane began t...More..

Tesla to launch Model Y on 14 March
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Tesla to launch Model Y on 14 March

The Shanghai Gigafactory, based in eastern China, aims to manufacture Model 3 and Model Y cars, with annual capacity of 250,000 vehicles. American consumers are increasingly shifting from sedans to SUVs, and ...More..