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 sediment of a reservoir used to irrigate... More..

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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..

Bad batch of romaine lettuce traced to single California farm
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Bad batch of romaine lettuce traced to single California farm

The statistics above are for the United States as of December 13. The FDA said lettuce from other areas harvested after November 23 should be safe to eat. "We can not say how many cases are linked to this speci...More..

by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Canada Goose faces boycott in China over the arrest of Huawei CFO

China last week summoned the Canadian ambassador in Beijing to demand Ms Meng's release, warning of "grave consequences" otherwise. Meng was detained in Vancouver on December 1 at the request of the USA, whi...More..

Japan excludes Huawei, ZTE from gov't procurement
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Japan excludes Huawei, ZTE from gov't procurement

Japan's top two telecommunications operators, NTT Docomo Inc and KDDI Corp , said the firms had not made any decision yet. Private companies are drawing back from close relationships with Huawei and ZTE, hig...More..

Apple Appeals Court Order Banning iPhone Sales In China
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Apple Appeals Court Order Banning iPhone Sales In China

A Qualcomm statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court had granted its request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately to stop selling the iPho...More..

Ontario government says cannabis stores to be phased in
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Ontario government says cannabis stores to be phased in

The province gave municipalities until January 22 to decide whether they want to host cannabis stores. Toronto Mayor John Tory says not allowing retail stores to operate in the city would only serve to encour...More..

Takata Airbag Recall: Toyota, Lexus Recall 65,000 Vehicles
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Takata Airbag Recall: Toyota, Lexus Recall 65,000 Vehicles

Now, this second recall will replace those newer Takata parts with inflators sourced from non-Takata suppliers. Toyota officials say that the defective inflators could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers a...More..

Trade Me board backs Apax's bid
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Trade Me board backs Apax's bid

This bid represents a 27 percent premium to the business's share price when Apax made its initial offer last month, with TradeMe shares sitting at NZ$6.35 when the market closed on Tuesday evening. Last week, U...More..

BMW and Porsche demonstrate 450kW ultra-fast charger
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

BMW and Porsche demonstrate 450kW ultra-fast charger

However, if it takes hours and hours to recharge the vehicle, it's still not as convenient as a normal ICE auto. Those companies, combined with a 7.8 million euro grant from the German Federal Ministry of Trans...More..

Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Canada fears second national missing in China may have been detained

On Thursday, Chinese foreign minsitry spokesman Lu Kang confirmed Spavor and Kovrig were taken into custody Monday on suspicion of "endangering national security", and they are being handled separately. "If Can...More..

Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5000 Jobs
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5000 Jobs

The Austin campus will include 50 acres of open space and will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy, the company said. The 133-acre campus in Austin will be located less than a mile from Apple's exist...More..

United Kingdom economy slows as auto sales fall
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

United Kingdom economy slows as auto sales fall

Over the three months to October, GDP rose 0.4% compared with the previous quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The lacklustre figures come as Theresa May attempts to gain parliam...More..

Delta: Support animals no longer welcome on long flights
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Delta: Support animals no longer welcome on long flights

Both changes are slated to take effect on December 18, the Atlanta-based carrier confirmed in a press release published on December 10. People who fill out the forms to travel with a support animal avoid pet-ca...More..

Bound Southwest Flight Turns Around After Human Heart Discovered Onboard
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bound Southwest Flight Turns Around After Human Heart Discovered Onboard

On Sunday afternoon, a Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas made a hairpin turn over eastern Idaho and headed back for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airline didn't say how long the plane had b...More..