British Airways owner IAG rules out new bid for Norwegian

In response to IAG's news, chairman of the Norwegian board, Bjørn Kise, said: "We have been made aware of IAG's intentions to sell its shares in Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA". The announcement comes after earlier this week, the Irish Independent quoted ... More..

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Rushden-based plastic packaging firm agrees to £3.3bn offer
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Rushden-based plastic packaging firm agrees to £3.3bn offer

Royal London is a top 20 investor in RPC with a 1.4 per cent stake worth about £45 million. It employs nearly 25,000 people in more... City A.M. understands RPC is unaware of any other shareholders who have b...More..

Ford confirms it will build a 'more affordable' compact pickup
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Ford confirms it will build a 'more affordable' compact pickup

Approximately 90 contractors, 75 hourly workers and 40 salaried workers will lose their jobs but Ford Australia will retain about 1700 design and engineering staff, the largest workforce of its type in the co...More..

PG&E Not To Blame For Deadly Tubbs Fire
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

PG&E Not To Blame For Deadly Tubbs Fire

Renee Hernandez (L) watches her son Ben Hernandez Jr. PG&E ( PCG.F ) has been cleared in the 2017 Tubbs Fire by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). On Friday, the shares retr...More..

White House threatens oil sanctions if Venezuela’s Maduro crosses red line
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

White House threatens oil sanctions if Venezuela’s Maduro crosses red line

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $53.70 per barrel, up 57 cents, or 1.1 percent. A defiant Maduro called home all Venezuelan diplomats from the USA and closed its embassy, a day afte...More..

Jack Dorsey: Mark Zuckerberg Offered Me Goat He'd Killed
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Jack Dorsey: Mark Zuckerberg Offered Me Goat He'd Killed

Dorsey guessed that it was a stun gun, after all, one should have used to knock an animal unconscious before knifing. What was your most memorable encounter with Zuckerberg? " Well, there was a year when h...More..

Chicago Board options exchange suddenly withdrew the application for a Bitcoin ETF
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Chicago Board options exchange suddenly withdrew the application for a Bitcoin ETF

In a nutshell, since the SEC will likely not meet up with it's February 27, deadline for announcing a decision on the proposal, the firms chose to pull out rather than face an unfair automatic rejection. T...More..

Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5% driven by rise in part-time work
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5% driven by rise in part-time work

Total hours worked inched higher over the month, lifting by 0.1% to 1.7589 billion hours. Employment increased by 21,600, above what markets were expecting. Australian labour market is continuing to go from s...More..

Google launches clean energy project in Taiwan, its first in Asia
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Google launches clean energy project in Taiwan, its first in Asia

ForeFront Power, a fully-owned subsidiary of Japanese diversified group Mitsui & Co Ltd (TYO:8031), said today it has completed a 27-MW community solar portfolio in NY. Google is the first major corporation to...More..

Facebook Knowingly Let Minors Spend Parents' Money Without Consent
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Facebook Knowingly Let Minors Spend Parents' Money Without Consent

Game developers were reportedly told that the practice would be a good way to boost revenue, according to the report. The documents, which include internal company memos , were released late Thursday as a re...More..

Medford Airport: 'Business as Usual' in Spite of Government Shutdown
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Medford Airport: 'Business as Usual' in Spite of Government Shutdown

But the TSA has been different since it was created two months after the 9/11 attacks to take over airport security from airlines. Pekoske said at the hearing that screener salaries are a growing problem with...More..

Green Growth launches second hostile bid for pot producer Aphria
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Green Growth launches second hostile bid for pot producer Aphria

As outlined in a December 27 release, Green Growth filed its offer to purchase all issued and outstanding shares of Aphria and circular & related documents with the securities regulatory authorities both in...More..

Blackouts hit as Australia endures record-breaking heatwave
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Blackouts hit as Australia endures record-breaking heatwave

Adelaide beat the heat record set by Melbourne , Australia's second-largest city, of 46.4 C (115.5 F) set in 2009. Adelaide has broken an all-time temperature record today hitting 46.2, while the mercury i...More..

Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90K
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Walmart to hire hundreds of truck drivers, raise salary to nearly $90K

Additionally, beginning in February, Walmart is increasing driver pay by one cent per mile and providing additional pay for every arrival. Walmart Inc. In order to entice more drivers to join its team, Walmar...More..

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour due to salmonella concerns
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour due to salmonella concerns

It is unclear how many bags of flour the recall affects. Affected customers can contact General Mills Consumer Relations at 1-800-230-8103. For more information, check the "Related Links" tab. In June 2018,...More..

A look at Ken Griffin's record-breaking homes around the world
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

A look at Ken Griffin's record-breaking homes around the world

With new condo towers, like 220 Central Park South , buyers sign a contract while the building is under construction, and officially close on the deal when the building is finished. He has spent more than $200...More..

Corbyn accused of aiding 'job-destroying Brexit' as MPs pull referendum bid
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Corbyn accused of aiding 'job-destroying Brexit' as MPs pull referendum bid

He said: "I think there is every chance that if the United Kingdom now negotiates with conviction and if we really mean it this time that we can secure the changes that we need". The Labour leader has always be...More..

Can e-commerce growth push retail in China ahead of the US?
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Can e-commerce growth push retail in China ahead of the US?

Further, according to eMarketer, the US's share of the global e-commerce market is expected to drop to 15 percent by 2022. At the same time, the United States share of the global e-commerce market is expected...More..

John Kerry: Trump Should Resign
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

John Kerry: Trump Should Resign

Kerry, who lost his presidential bid in 2004, has delivered blistering criticism of the president in the past. Sitting on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland Tuesday, Kerry first s...More..

Davos 2019: Mideast CEOs turn gloomy on global economy, PwC study finds
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Davos 2019: Mideast CEOs turn gloomy on global economy, PwC study finds

Meanwhile, optimism among North America's CEOs dropped the most sharply, from 63% to 37%, while the percentage signalling a slowdown in global growth moved from a negligible 3% to 28%. However, 15 per cent CEOs...More..

Elizabeth Warren planning 'wealth tax' on America's rich
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Elizabeth Warren planning 'wealth tax' on America's rich

Economist Emmanuel Saez, one of two left-leaning economists at the University of California, Berkeley, who advised her on the proposal , claimed it would raise $2.75 trillion over 10 years. Earlier this month...More..

White House Adviser Plays Down US Credit Risk Over Shutdown
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

White House Adviser Plays Down US Credit Risk Over Shutdown

Kevin Hassett, the chair of President Donald Trump's Council of Economic Advisers , offered a frank assessment about the possible cost of the ongoing government shutdown , warning the closure could result in ...More..

Microsoft 'waiting to find out' why Bing went offline in China
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Microsoft 'waiting to find out' why Bing went offline in China

Microsoft President and Chief Legal Counsel Brad Smith explained that it's not the first time the search engine has been blocked . China has banned another American technology, and this time it is Microsof...More..

Leading German Newspaper says Maduro Must Go, but Cautions on Guaido
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Leading German Newspaper says Maduro Must Go, but Cautions on Guaido

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closing of Venezuela's embassy and consulates in the United States, a day after severing diplomatic ties with Washington over the U.S. He has held onto power in ...More..

Digital media company BuzzFeed to cut 15 pc jobs: media reports
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Digital media company BuzzFeed to cut 15 pc jobs: media reports

Peretti said he would to continue to inform staff of the changes, which he believes is the "right business decision", but said he was upset and disappointed that he had to make staff redundant. "I'm in shock", ...More..

Sweethearts sweets won't be on shelves this Valentine's Day
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Sweethearts sweets won't be on shelves this Valentine's Day

There's no one now making the heart-shaped sweets with messages like "Be Mine" and "Marry Me" since the Necco plant in Revere shut down last summer. "After careful engagement and consideration, however, the f...More..

Air transport workers warn shutdown could cause USA aviation collapse
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Air transport workers warn shutdown could cause USA aviation collapse

In the joint statement, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association president, Paul Rinaldi, the Air Line Pilots Association president, Joe DePete, and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA president,...More..

Family booted from flight after passengers complained of body odour
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Family booted from flight after passengers complained of body odour

Adler says things only got worse when he and his family got to the gate to set up a different flight . "Our crew members smelled it and our pilot smelled it and the pilot says we can't let you fly in this plan...More..

Guaido vs Maduro: Who backs Venezuela's two presidents?
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who backs Venezuela's two presidents?

Below is a summary of support for the rival leaders. Guaido set the showdown in motion on Wednesday by proclaiming himself "acting president" and was swiftly recognised by the United States and about a dozen ...More..

Trump not to soften position against China
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Trump not to soften position against China

US President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that as officials held talks in Beijing that will spill into a third day. Kudlow told CNBC: "There were no other intermediate meetings scheduled". "The extension of...More..