Javid sets out post-Brexit immigration rules in delayed white paper

The compromise - to hold a 12-month public consultation on the threshold - sought to take account of May's desire to reduce immigration to below 100,000 in line with her Conservative Party's 2017 manifesto, and other ministers' concerns that the econ... More..

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GoFundMe launched by disabled veteran to fund Trump’s border wall surpasses $1M
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

GoFundMe launched by disabled veteran to fund Trump’s border wall surpasses $1M

Alfred/TNS/NewscomCould a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border be built with private funds? The cause for so many donations? 'It's up to Americans to help out and pitch in to get this project rolling, ' the p...More..

Budweiser maker to team with Tilray to research marijuana-infused drinks
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Budweiser maker to team with Tilray to research marijuana-infused drinks

In August, wine, liquor and beer company Constellation Brands announced a $4 billion investment in Canadian pot producer Canopy Growth Corp. That JV is structured as a standalone startup company led by its own ...More..

Elon Musk Fails to Deliver Boring Company Promises
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Elon Musk Fails to Deliver Boring Company Promises

The modified Tesla on display instead reached a top speed of 48mph, some way short of the vaunted 150mph speeds that Mr Musk suggests will one day solve LA's fearsome traffic problem. While in the early beginni...More..

China marks 40 years since market liberalisation
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

China marks 40 years since market liberalisation

Xi chronicled at length the country's recent achievements, giving special credit to former leader Deng Xiaoping , whose reforms Xi said saved China from the brink of economic collapse following the tumultuous ...More..

Guy creates the best comeuppance for package thieves
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Guy creates the best comeuppance for package thieves

This is when Rober took things into his own hands and devised an epically awesome "bomb" to humiliate and harass porch pirates. When he went to the police, officers told him they couldn't do much. Or maybe beca...More..

Facebook Allowed Spotify to Read Your Private Messages
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook Allowed Spotify to Read Your Private Messages

For instance, an integration with Apple allowed iPhone users to link their Facebook calendars with their phone calendars, even if they had changed settings to disable all sharing. The messages disclosed some ...More..

Third Canadian detained in China amid Huawei dispute
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Third Canadian detained in China amid Huawei dispute

Chinese authorities have detained a third Canadian citizen following the arrest of a Canadian businessman and former Canadian diplomat. Earlier in December, China detained former Canadian diplomat Michael ...More..

Gatwick Airport chaos as DRONES causes ALL flights to be suspended
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick Airport chaos as DRONES causes ALL flights to be suspended

British Airways confirmed: "Gatwick has stopped all arrivals and departures due to a drone, we've been told". Something that's not within our control. One traveller said on social media his BA flight was being ...More..

Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Markets Right Now: Another steep drop pulls Dow down 500

Hong Kong's Hang Seng was 0.1 percent higher at 25,835.66. The Nasdaq composite gained 30.18 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,783.91. Retail stocks declined overall, with the S&P 500 Retailing Index falling 3....More..

Facebook Let Netflix and Spotify Read Users' Private Messages
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Facebook Let Netflix and Spotify Read Users' Private Messages

The report states that Facebook gave Netflix and Spotify access to users' private messages in order to share tracks and shows via Messenger, and allowed Bing to view users' friends lists without the users' cons...More..

Third Canadian detained in China, Canadian media says, citing ministry
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Third Canadian detained in China, Canadian media says, citing ministry

In response, a Huawei spokesman said: "We categorically deny any suggestion that we pose a threat to national security". "Without factual evidence we don't accept and we oppose those allegations". Other media r...More..

Want gender equality at work? wait 200 years
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Want gender equality at work? wait 200 years

How much overall gender disparity across politics, work, health and education has improved. "This year's analysis also warns about the possible emergence of new gender gaps in advanced technologies, such as t...More..

Elon Musk's Boring Company to unveil LA tunnel
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Elon Musk's Boring Company to unveil LA tunnel

He said the ride was bumpy because "we kind of ran out of time" and there were some problems with the speed of his paving machine. "This is just a prototype". While that description only really fits Tesla vehic...More..

Stockings stuffed: MI company hands out $4 million in Christmas cash
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Stockings stuffed: MI company hands out $4 million in Christmas cash

FloraCraft enjoys a stable workforce with an average employee tenure of nine years. "I love what I do and am committed to maintaining the independence of FloraCraft". Those staff with more than 40 years of s...More..

Concerns of oversupply, slower global economy weigh on oil prices
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Concerns of oversupply, slower global economy weigh on oil prices

Oil prices tumbled on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record United States and Russian output hitting a market that may see weaker demand if global growth deteriorates as many exp...More..

ACA Ruling: No Immediate Impact, but Changes the Conversation
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

ACA Ruling: No Immediate Impact, but Changes the Conversation

Shares of US health insurers, hospitals and healthcare companies fell on Monday in the aftermath of a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly called Obamacare, was uncons...More..

Man arrested for trying to pay for McDonald's meal with weed
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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 ...More..

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..