What's open and closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Canada Post is open until 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve but closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day . Either way, they will be open for a full day's worth of business for you to get anything last-minute that you might need. Macy's will stay open until 6 p... More..

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Police unsure if there was a drone following Gatwick Airport chaos
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Police unsure if there was a drone following Gatwick Airport chaos

Update 12 .30: The pair were released without charge and police have gone on file saying that they are " No longer suspects ". On Sunday the airport said it was operating as normal but there had been "some ...More..

BC woman dies in yesterday's powerful windstorm
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

BC woman dies in yesterday's powerful windstorm

Power had been restored to more than 530,000 customers by Saturday morning, but about 66,000 across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands still didn't have electricity, it said. D...More..

Last-minute holiday shoppers are filling stores, buying final gifts
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Last-minute holiday shoppers are filling stores, buying final gifts

A visit to the local mall Santa Claus is a holiday tradition for millions of families. "The best deals are usually when it's busy and crowds don't bother me so I just go dig it out", said Danelle Coomer, last m...More..

Are Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons or Aldi open on Christmas Day?
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Are Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons or Aldi open on Christmas Day?

The big stores are all open on Christmas Eve , and here are the opening hours. You'll have to stock up if you want M&S treats for over Christmas , as stores will be closed on both Christmas Day and Box...More..

Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls 164,000 pounds of ground turkey products
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls 164,000 pounds of ground turkey products

Jennie-O recalled more than 91,000 pounds of turkey products just one week before Thanksgiving this year . As of December 18, there have been 216 people from 38 states and the District of Columbia confir...More..

FDA casts shadow on hemp win, calling CBD products illegal
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

FDA casts shadow on hemp win, calling CBD products illegal

On Thursday, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a press release in which it said it's now looking for "pathways" to legalize the sale of CBD oil and other cannabis-derived compounds in foo...More..

Senate Adjourns For Christmas Leaving Government Funding Agreement Up In The Air
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Senate Adjourns For Christmas Leaving Government Funding Agreement Up In The Air

To be sure, while most Americans may not notice any immediate changes, the shutdown will have a significant impact on hundreds of thousands of federal workers. Republicans want the border wall . Pat Roberts, R...More..

Facebook developing own cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Facebook developing own cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers

There has always been speculation surrounding Facebook's eventual position within cryptocurrency . Facebook , which has 2.5 billion global users, more than $40 billion in annual revenue and greater experi...More..

Bank apologizes for calling police on black man trying to cash paycheck
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Bank apologizes for calling police on black man trying to cash paycheck

According to McCowns, bank employees started looking at the computer screen and questioning the transaction. "We were called to the bank on the report of a fraudulent check". Even after providing his informa...More..

GST Council cuts rates on 23 items, rationalises 28% slab: Key takeaways
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

GST Council cuts rates on 23 items, rationalises 28% slab: Key takeaways

The new GST return filing system will come into effect from July 1, 2019. Out of the items that were brought down from the 28 per cent slab, six items were brought down to 18 per cent and one item to five per c...More..

Wyatt dismisses spike in WA unemployment rate
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Wyatt dismisses spike in WA unemployment rate

Part-time employment saw a 37,000 increase in the number of people during the month, better than a consensus expectation of 20,000 extra jobs, but the latest ABS data showed overall unemployment increased ...More..

Wall Street seeing biggest December decline since the Great Depression
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Wall Street seeing biggest December decline since the Great Depression

Right now, markets are concerned about the potential for a slowing economy and two threats that could make the situation worse: the ongoing trade dispute between the USA and China , which has lasted most of th...More..

Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Ford recalls 874000 North American pickup trucks due to fire risks

Ford said the risk only exists while the truck is parked and the block heater cable is plugged in to an outlet. Ford said it learned of a possible problem in October when it got three reports of underhood fir...More..

Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan's Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn could soon be freed on bail after a Japanese court on Thursday threw out a bid by prosecutors to extend his detention, in a move almost as unexpected as the auto tycoon's sudden arrest. Prosecuto...More..

Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks, Stocks Tank
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks, Stocks Tank

Meanwhile the oil price also fell sharply, with a barrel of Brent crude slipping more than 3% to below $55 a barrel to its lowest level in more than a year. The statement the Fed issued Wednesday after its late...More..

USA: Uber resumes autonomous vehicle testing
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

USA: Uber resumes autonomous vehicle testing

The cars will be in manual mode - meaning they'll be driven entirely by a human - with a second person sitting shotgun whose tasks will include safety preparedness. At the time, the company also announced plans...More..

Angel Tax On Startups: IIT, IIM Experts To Study Issue, Make Suggestions
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Angel Tax On Startups: IIT, IIM Experts To Study Issue, Make Suggestions

As per a notification by the Commerce and Industry Ministry, an angel investor picking up stakes in a startup should have a minimum net worth of Rs 2 crore or should have an average returned income of over Rs 2...More..

Ottawa announces $1.6-billion boost for battered energy sector
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Ottawa announces $1.6-billion boost for battered energy sector

A source says the money will be divided among several programs, including offering financial support to help companies find new markets away from the United States. "The issue is not finding a market for our pr...More..

Fed boosts key interest rate for 4th time this year
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Fed boosts key interest rate for 4th time this year

The broader S&P 500 index continued its slump, too, and is down 10.6 per cent this month alone, with six days of trading to go. The latest fund manager survey published by Bank of America Merrill Lynch on...More..

Amazon Customer Receives 1700 Audio Files Of A Stranger Who Used Alexa
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Amazon Customer Receives 1700 Audio Files Of A Stranger Who Used Alexa

The man, who reportedly isn't an Alexa user himself, got in touch with Amazon to notify it about the mishap but never received a response. Amazon described the incident as an "isolated case" and put the mis...More..

Tokyo court does not extend Ghosn's detention, may soon release him
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Tokyo court does not extend Ghosn's detention, may soon release him

Its denials are extremely rare in a country where requests from investigative authorities for extended detention are nearly automatically approved. Lawyers for both men were not immediately available for comm...More..

United States announces new set of Russian Federation sanctions
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

United States announces new set of Russian Federation sanctions

The Trump administration announced fresh sanctions against Russian agents and companies Wednesday to punish the country for its "continued disregard for global norms". The sanction on Deripaska himself will rem...More..

Google may shut down plans for censored Chinese search engine
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Google may shut down plans for censored Chinese search engine

The report said that engineers have been told to use search data from different countries, effectively halting work on the project. Alphabet's GOOGL latest move comes after hundreds of employees protested t...More..

Tilray Announces Global Partnership with Novartis
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Tilray Announces Global Partnership with Novartis

That day has finally arrived. Tilray Canada Ltd, a subsidiary of Tilray Inc ., has signed a new agreement with Sandoz AG, part of the Novartis pharmaceutical group to increase the availability of high-qu...More..

Sen. Lindsey Graham Encourages Trump To Veto Short-Term Funding Bill
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Sen. Lindsey Graham Encourages Trump To Veto Short-Term Funding Bill

White House senior aide Kellyanne Conway told reporters Wednesday that Trump could be open to the stopgap spending bill . The House was ready to take up the spending bill on Thursday when, after watching F...More..

Marlboro owner Altria buys a third of vape company Juul
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Marlboro owner Altria buys a third of vape company Juul

Last month, the US Food and Drug Administration announced new curbs on sales of flavoured e-cigarette products, including Juul's mango and cool cucumber. Juul has faced heightened pressure from USA regulators a...More..

Canadian PM Says Looking for A Way Out of Saudi Arms Deal
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Canadian PM Says Looking for A Way Out of Saudi Arms Deal

Speaking to The Canadian Press in a wide-ranging interview, Trudeau says Canada's triple-A rating with agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's should provide comfort to taxpayers who fear his government has...More..

Three arrested in Morocco tourist murders
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Three arrested in Morocco tourist murders

The lone suspect arrested in the killing of two female Scandinavian tourists is connected to a terrorist group , and three other suspects are on the run, Moroccan prosecutors said Wednesday. Jespersen's mother...More..

Trump Not Signing Dem Bill Unless It Includes 'Perfect Border Security'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Not Signing Dem Bill Unless It Includes 'Perfect Border Security'

Under the McConnell proposal, the government would be funded until February 8 and Trump would get border security funding at the current level, which does not include money to build a new wall. Democrats have a...More..