Strawberries pulled from shelves in New Zealand after needles found within

They also advised people to cut up any Australian strawberries before eating them. The supermarket chain said there have so far been no illnesses reported from consuming the brand of strawberries. Food tamperers could spend 10 to 15 years behind ba... More..

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by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump’s call for immediate boost to oil output

Mr Trump called on the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to lower prices. "In my opinion, President Trump's statement is the biggest insult to US-friendly states and nations in the re...More..

Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic leaving Burnaby
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic leaving Burnaby

Notley said in Edmonton on Friday that her government's preference was for a legislative option to close loopholes in the National Energy Board's consultation process that would allow for indefinite appeals in ...More..

Danske Bank hit with new money laundering probe
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Danske Bank hit with new money laundering probe

In a statement , the chairman of the board of directors, Ole Andersen said: "There is no doubt that the problems related to the Estonian branch were much bigger than anticipated when we initiated the inves...More..

CBN withdraws Skye Bank's license
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

CBN withdraws Skye Bank's license

Nzekwe said that it could have been devastating and bad if depositors of the troubled bank lost all their money. The CBN maintained that customers' deposits were safe as management and members of staff will b...More..

Coke in talks to make cannabis-infused drinks
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Coke in talks to make cannabis-infused drinks

Shares of the company, Aurora Cannabis Inc., closed up almost 17 percent on the Toronto Stock Exchange after the report. A Politico report published last week said that workers of Canadian cannabis companie...More..

High Times: Investors Embrace Pot Stocks as Marijuana Continues to go Mainstream
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

High Times: Investors Embrace Pot Stocks as Marijuana Continues to go Mainstream

Citron Research said it remains short on Tilray, calling the stock's surge "beyond comprehension" in a Tweet Wednesday. Just a month ago, Tilray shares were trading at around US$35. and 3:48 p.m. - all vola...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Needles found in Auckland supermarket strawberries

Wellington: The Australian strawberry scare has spread to New Zealand with a supermarket chain announcing Sunday that needles were found in a box of the fruit sourced from the neighbouring country. The needle...More..

Trump slams OPEC urging oil cartel to
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Trump slams OPEC urging oil cartel to "get prices down now"

Futures in London were little changed near $79 a barrel after a 1.3 percent gain Tuesday. For this year's April-September driving season, the EIA expects U.S. Russian Federation has increased its productivi...More..

Uber Said to Be in Talks to Buy Food Delivery Firm Deliveroo
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Uber Said to Be in Talks to Buy Food Delivery Firm Deliveroo

After selling its ride-hailing businesses in Southeast Asia , China and Russia, Uber is eager to buy competitors, rather than sell its remaining local businesses. It seems the United Kingdom food delivery st...More..

Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane

With the addition of Marketing Cloud, Hong Kong's flag carrier will focus on three key areas: acquiring new customers, personalizing all touch-points along the traveller's journey and getting a complete 360-deg...More..

Comcast buys Sky, beating out Fox
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Comcast buys Sky, beating out Fox

Britain's regulator, the Takeover Panel, set up the auction to reduce uncertainty for Sky after months of offers and counteroffers from the American media giants. A decision later today will put to rest a long-...More..

Speculation mounts over possible Emirates merger with Etihad
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Speculation mounts over possible Emirates merger with Etihad

Commenting on the new cargo route network, a spokesperson for the UAE carrier said: "The new freighter network will see the airline increase existing Boeing 777 freighter frequencies into key markets in China a...More..

Pizza Lovers Dream Job: Be A Taste Tester for $1,000 Per Day
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Pizza Lovers Dream Job: Be A Taste Tester for $1,000 Per Day

The company is looking for people who are pizza lovers whether they be passionate home cooks or trained professionals. The people hired are asked to provide feedback to the company on its pizza. "Experience mak...More..

Sky Takeover: Comcast, Fox to Duke It Out in Weekend Auction
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sky Takeover: Comcast, Fox to Duke It Out in Weekend Auction

The process will start if neither Comcast nor Fox has admitted defeat in the fight for Sky by 1700 London time (1600 GMT) on Friday, the Panel added. The last time the Panel invoked the procedure was in 201...More..

Tesco launches Jack's to celebrate 100 years of great value
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tesco launches Jack's to celebrate 100 years of great value

Chief Executive Dave Lewis unveiled Tesco's new Jack's format on Wednesday, saying it would sell 2,600 essential items including 1,800 Jack's-branded products. "Hoping to capitalise on the desire from consu...More..

Audi unveils electric all-wheel drive e-tron SUV
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Audi unveils electric all-wheel drive e-tron SUV

Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volvo also are moving into the electric SUV market. "During far more than 90 percent of all decelerations, the Audi e-tron recovers energy exclusively via its electric motors", Audi...More..

Walmart urges Trump administration to roll back new tariffs on Chinese imports
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Walmart urges Trump administration to roll back new tariffs on Chinese imports

The problem, as always, is whether Mr. Trump's goal is to accumulate leverage for use in a near-term negotiation or to discourage trade with China permanently as a matter of policy. That means the USTR will sta...More..

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

A partly-Iranian refiner cancels Iran oil imports ahead of US sanctions

The other is the concern that tanker tracking data may become less reliable, as Iran may try to use some "unconventional" methods of keeping its oil sales on track, like switching off tracking devices on tank...More..

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says can’t meet promise to create 1…
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says can’t meet promise to create 1…

Ma had offered the company's e-commerce platform to help US businesses sell products to Asia, with the potential of creating up to 1 million American jobs, during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in New...More..

Barclays internet banking restored after technical problem
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Barclays internet banking restored after technical problem

Barclays , which boasts 24million customers, still hasn't shared specific details on exactly what has caused the issue or when the service will be back up and running. "My friend just called from inside one". ...More..

Record high for the S&P and Dow. Stocks open with strong gains
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Record high for the S&P and Dow. Stocks open with strong gains

The S&P 500 , the benchmark for many index funds, was also above the peak it reached last month. Just before midday, the S&P 500 index rose 20 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,928. The dollar index (.DXY...More..

Massive Backlash Against Expensive 'Taped Up' Sneakers For Glorifying Poverty
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Massive Backlash Against Expensive 'Taped Up' Sneakers For Glorifying Poverty

According to Golden Goose's website, the "Superstar", as the shoe is called, consists of a "calf suede upper" featuring a "hot application of coloured tape" and intentionally worn laces. Golden Goose made a pai...More..

London driving slowdown in United Kingdom house price growth
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

London driving slowdown in United Kingdom house price growth

The fall came as it was revealed that the rate of inflation jumped to 2.7 percent in August, meaning shop prices again outstripped rises in wages. On a monthly basis, house prices rose 0.3pc between June and ...More..

Binance and Kraken May Be Operating Illegally in NY State
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Binance and Kraken May Be Operating Illegally in NY State

In April , now former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman prompted 13 cryptocurrency exchanges to provide information on their operations, safeguards against market manipulation and fraud, internal ...More..

by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Trump slams OPEC as oil prices trade near $80 a barrel

According to CNBC , oil prices reached over $70 a barrel on Wednesday, showing an increase of 8 percent in just the last month. "The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing litt...More..

Ripple exec hints xRapid crypto-payments system may go live next month
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Ripple exec hints xRapid crypto-payments system may go live next month

The product is aimed at helping banks in speeding up transactions using the XRP cryptocurrency . According to proponents, implementation of xRapid shall no doubt draw extra demand for XRP , the liquidity...More..

Strawberries spook Australia into raising jail terms for food tampering
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Strawberries spook Australia into raising jail terms for food tampering

In a statement, the supermarket giant confirmed it had taken the precautionary step of temporarily removing sewing needles from sale at all its stores. The majority are not contaminated, and if you find any nee...More..

Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Tilray shows the highs, lows of investing in pot

The one-year trial is scheduled to begin in 2019. The stock is up another 40% in pre-market trading Wednesday after CEO Brendan Kennedy appeared on CNBC's "Mad Money" Tuesday evening. The news signals yet "an...More..

India set to pay for Iranian oil using rupee from November
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

India set to pay for Iranian oil using rupee from November

UCO Bank and IDBI Bank have been chosen to route the oil payment to Iran since both banks have no exposure to the USA financial system. So far, the 28-nation bloc has not put forward a concrete proposal for...More..