Tesla Model 3 gets five-star rating from USA safety agency

With the NHTSA ratings in, Tesla Model 3 got another feather in its cap. Between the NHTSA results and early feedback from the IIHS, Model 3 should rank among the industry's safest small cars . The results are in, and Tesla Inc.'s Model 3 sedan ha... More..

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Ontario MP Leona Alleslev ditches Liberals, crosses floor to Tories
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Ontario MP Leona Alleslev ditches Liberals, crosses floor to Tories

Alleslev, we continue to build a team that is ready and able to lead Canada with strength and resolve into the future". Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez said Alleslev "never" came to his door to relay compla...More..

Sterling retreats on United Kingdom refusal of European Union border offer
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Sterling retreats on United Kingdom refusal of European Union border offer

Another posted: "Your hubris and smugness know no end, do they, Tusky?" But May's plans for a long informal debate between her and the other EU27 leaders in the Austrian city have been "thwarted", reports Th...More..

Macron Says Pro-Brexit Politicians 'Liars', Rejects May 'Chequers' Plan
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Macron Says Pro-Brexit Politicians 'Liars', Rejects May 'Chequers' Plan

The country is set to leave on March 29 next year. However, before a dinner in the Austrian city of Salzburg, some of those leaders said key elements of the "Chequers" plan that May was aiming to sell to th...More..

Amazon pitches customers on buying from just U.S. small businesses
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Amazon pitches customers on buying from just U.S. small businesses

Amazon is thinking small for a change. Dubbed Amazon Storefronts , the new service allows customers to purchase products exclusively from the almost 20,000 small and medium-sized businesses across the United S...More..

Audi Debuts EV SUV in San Francisco, Amazon Assists
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Audi Debuts EV SUV in San Francisco, Amazon Assists

With these stations, vehicle can charge 80 per cent in just 30 minutes. That places the e-tron squarely between the Audi Q3 and Q7. Audi dealers, mainly those from California where Tesla has made major in...More..

Britain set for tough new curbs on low-skilled immigrants
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Britain set for tough new curbs on low-skilled immigrants

The new migration system, if approved, would come into effect in December 2020, following the post-Brexit transition period. The most controversial of the 14 recommendations outlined in the report , which lo...More..

Jet Airways plane turns back after passengers suffer nose, ear bleeds
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Jet Airways plane turns back after passengers suffer nose, ear bleeds

Jet Airways confirmed the incident in a statement saying that the pilots have been taken off duty pending an investigation. During the climb, the crew forgot to select the switch that maintains the cabin pres...More..

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up To 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Amazon Will Consider Opening Up To 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021

Amazon now operates four such stores, three in Seattle and one in Chicago, and these are being used as trial-runs for a larger scale expansion of the business. One person familiar with Amazon Go's developm...More..

by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says US-China tariff war could last 2 decades

In this January 9, 2017 photo, then President-elect Donald Trump stands with Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma as they walk to speak with reporters after a meeting at Trump Tower in NY. and China will be a pro...More..

by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hurricane Florence and another flood could mean end to Seven Springs

US President Donald Trump and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen (left) visit a house where a boat washed ashore in the backyard while touring a neighbourhood impacted by Hurricane Florence i...More..

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market

Coke says it's following the debate over the ingredient cannabidiol or CBD oil. " The space is evolving quickly", Coke spokesman Kent Landerstold the wire service. Cannabis companies from the USA - where marij...More..

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

Dozens of shelters remain open across the state, and several rivers have yet to crest. The storm's grim aftermath, some of which Trump was expected to see Wednesday during stops in North Carolina and SC, pres...More..

Cathay Pacific turns typo on airplane livery into clever marketing strategy
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Cathay Pacific turns typo on airplane livery into clever marketing strategy

It's unclear how the mistake was made and who is responsible, but the South China Morning Post reports that it will likely cost the airline several thousand dollars to fix. "Air travel needs to lighten up". ...More..

Oil rises as Saudi says it is comfortable with higher prices
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oil rises as Saudi says it is comfortable with higher prices

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told Reuters on Friday that he did not expect any price spikes and that Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russian Federation could between them raise global output in the ne...More..

First pictures of Tesco's new discount store Jack's in Chatteris
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

First pictures of Tesco's new discount store Jack's in Chatteris

Tesco is currently Britain's grocery market leader with a share of 27.4%, but the discount supermarkets have recently increased their share significantly, now taking 13.1% of the market. However, Mr Lewis admit...More..

by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oil prices fall as US-China trade war clouds demand outlook

US West Texas Intermediate crude Clcl was down 15 cents, or 0.22 percent at $68.76 per barrel. However, the longer-term outlook remains weighed down by an escalation in the China-U.S. US crude inventories ros...More..

Boy arrested over berry sabotage
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Boy arrested over berry sabotage

We then checked the other strawberries and found another sewing needle lodged inside one of them. A young boy has been arrested in Australia after admitting to putting needles in strawberries . A woman, be...More..

McDonald's workers walk out in 10 USA cities over 'sexual harassment epidemic'
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

McDonald's workers walk out in 10 USA cities over 'sexual harassment epidemic'

Louis. The women are demanding policies and procedures to prevent and educate about sexual harassment , as well as a safety hotline and a zero tolerance policy for harassment. Since fast food frequently employ...More..

Mayochup, anyone? Heinz says new sauce is hitting store shelves
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mayochup, anyone? Heinz says new sauce is hitting store shelves

They're calling it Mayochup. The company is selecting a city to be among the first to try Mayochup based on the number of tweets it gets. But those across the pond who don't fancy waiting for the arrival of...More..

Brexit: PM says 'it's either my deal or no deal'
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brexit: PM says 'it's either my deal or no deal'

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said Theresa May calculated that faced with a "binary choice" of the Chequers deal or no deal, Brexiteers would not have the "chutzpah to say "no way" and Remainers woul...More..

McDonald's is giving away FREE cheeseburgers tomorrow
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

McDonald's is giving away FREE cheeseburgers tomorrow

Wendy's is extending its National Cheeseburger Day 2018 celebration with a deal that lasts almost an entire month. All you've got to do is download the app, order, and BAM - you've got a free burger on you...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump's next round of tariffs

Trump accused China in a pair of tweets Tuesday of targeting American workers in the heartland, wrongly saying the country had "openly stated" it was aiming to sway USA elections. It has been given new life, an...More..

Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

In theory, the tariffs will make US-made products cheaper than imported ones, and so encourage consumers to buy American. Trump also warned that if China takes retaliatory action against US farmers and indust...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

China says it will hit back against Trump’s latest tariffs

In recent months, Washington and Beijing imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of goods headed across each other's border. Trump , in a statement announcing the new round of tariffs, warned that ...More..

Lucid Motors gets $1B from Saudi fund, pushes EV debut to 2020
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lucid Motors gets $1B from Saudi fund, pushes EV debut to 2020

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund on Monday announced it will invest more than $1 billion into electric vehicle start-up Lucid Motors. PIF has an interest in electric cars and earlier this year built a s...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

Musk, 18-CV-08048, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles). The feud between the 63-year-old United Kingdom diver and the Tesla CEO started over a mini-submarine Musk sent to help wi...More..

China to cancel talks if Trump moves ahead with tariffs, sources say
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

China to cancel talks if Trump moves ahead with tariffs, sources say

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start on September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing US companies some time to adjust their supply chains to altern...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

New US trade action "poisons" atmosphere, won't work on China - regulator

The trade tiff has yet to be felt in US markets as the tariffs, which now are set at 3.8 percent, may rise to just 10 percent, which most companies can handle in a growing economy, said Brian Nick, chief inve...More..

Government to merge Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Government to merge Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank

The proposed merger follows a similar move by the government in February previous year when it merged State Bank of India ( SBI ) with its five subsidiary banks, helping the country's largest lender by assets i...More..