Alert raised over imminent risk to another Brazil mining dam

Rescue operations were briefly halted Sunday as officials feared a breach in another dam in the city of Brumadinho. They had called for people to be evacuated to higher ground as water levels at a second dam, still standing near the iron ore mine c... More..

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US, China resume high-stakes poker in trade talks
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

US, China resume high-stakes poker in trade talks

The US has been focusing on agendas such as alleged Chinese theft of intellectual property, ownership of American companies in China , and tariffs and non-tariff barriers. Reuters reported earlier this month ...More..

DOJ charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive with fraud
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

DOJ charges Chinese tech giant Huawei, top executive with fraud

The charges allege, among other things, that the company misrepresented its ownership of a Hong Kong-based subsidiary to circumvent American sanctions against Iran, and stole telecommunications technology, trad...More..

US Imposes Sanctions Against Venezuela's PDVSA
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

US Imposes Sanctions Against Venezuela's PDVSA

Guaido took advantage of a major street demonstration on January 23 to swear himself in as the country's rightful leader, accusing Maduro of usurping power following a disputed 2018 re-election that countries ...More..

Certain fruit sold at Walmart, Costco, Aldi recalled over possible listeria contamination
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Certain fruit sold at Walmart, Costco, Aldi recalled over possible listeria contamination

The recalled fruits were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, T...More..

The amount of losses for the U.S. economy because of the shutdown
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

The amount of losses for the U.S. economy because of the shutdown

But, as the shutdown continued, "weekly costs likely widened beyond the average weekly cost of $1.2 billion", the agency said in a press release announcing the results. On Saturday, the president tweeted that "...More..

Saudi seeks to attract $427 bln with industrial programme
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Saudi seeks to attract $427 bln with industrial programme

Jamal Khashoggi , who was a columnist for the Washington Post and a vocal critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in October. These projects, ...More..

Florida man finds grenade while fishing, brings it to Taco Bell
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Florida man finds grenade while fishing, brings it to Taco Bell

Police say the grenade was from World War II. The fisherman called 911 from the Taco Bell at about 5 p.m. Saturday, triggering an emergency response and the evacuation of the restaurant, police said. Authori...More..

Risk of imminent rupture at another Brazil mining dam
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Risk of imminent rupture at another Brazil mining dam

Caroline Steifeld said she heard warning sirens Sunday, but there was no alert when the dam collapsed Friday. "I only heard shouting, people saying to get out". A spokesperson for Minas Gerais state's Civil...More..

Tesco 'to axe 15,000 jobs and close meat, fish and deli counters'
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Tesco 'to axe 15,000 jobs and close meat, fish and deli counters'

The Mail On Sunday reports that industry sources estimate a total of 15,000 jobs could be cut from supermarkets across the country, with staffed canteens replaced by vending machines. The changes will not just...More..

Democrats fear Starbucks coffee king candidate Howard Schultz
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Democrats fear Starbucks coffee king candidate Howard Schultz

I don't care if you're a Democrat, Independent, Libertarian, Republican. No independent candidate has made a successful run for the White House, and the structure of USA elections in terms of getting on ballo...More..

Samsung to shift from plastic to paper
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Samsung to shift from plastic to paper

The plastic packaging that's now used for Samsung's products and accessories will be replaced with sustainable elements such as recycled/bio-based plastics and paper from the first half of 2019. According to th...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Dems urge ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz not to run for president

Schultz reaffirmed Democrats' fear during an interview with " 60 Minutes " on Sunday. However, Schultz, a longtime Democrat, said that he would launch his bid for the White House as an Independent. Schultz se...More..

Australia recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela president
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Australia recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela president

The United States and many Latin countries recognize Guaido as president. Guaido, the 35-year-old head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, declared himself acting president at a massive anti-gover...More..

Japan's Asahi to buy Fuller's beer business
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Japan's Asahi to buy Fuller's beer business

Fuller's was founded in 1845, while its main brewing facility is the Griffin in Chiswick, west London , where beer has been produced since 1654. "Having carefully considered its options for the beer busine...More..

Oshawa fight escalates as union calls for boycott of Mexican GM vehicles
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Oshawa fight escalates as union calls for boycott of Mexican GM vehicles

The union also released an Ekos Research poll last week noting that 45 per cent of Canadians support an outright boycott of GM. "What we're disgusted by is how GM is using these workers as pawns for corporate...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVE): Tracking the Numbers for This Stock

Based on data provided by Zacks, there are now 7 polled analysts rating the stock a Strong Buy or Buy. When shares are trading near the 52-week high or 52-week low, investors may narrow the focus to see if ther...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB) Stock Spotted change of 6.95% to $6.62

Although past volatility action may help project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly different when taking into account other factors that may be driving price action during the measured time period....More..

Venezuela chaos: Oil prices inch up with rising turmoil
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuela chaos: Oil prices inch up with rising turmoil

While the US shale boom has shown some signs of slowing, American supplies are still abundant. Amid violent street protests, Venezuela's opposition Leader, Juan Guaido , declared himself interim president,...More..

Jaguar pilots direction lights for self-driving cars
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Jaguar pilots direction lights for self-driving cars

The company a year ago released a self-driving pod with giant eyes, created to make pedestrians feel more comfortable interacting with the vehicle, and has followed up with a test vehicle using light projection...More..

Brooklyn truck driver wins $298 million Powerball jackpot
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brooklyn truck driver wins $298 million Powerball jackpot

Johnson said he did not realize he had won until a co-worker mentioned the victor came from the gas station across the street from where they worked, according to the state Lottery Department. "I dragged myself...More..

Euro rebounds as investors absorb European Central Bank caution
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Euro rebounds as investors absorb European Central Bank caution

But on Thursday the single currency recovered, rising 0.3 percent to $1.135. Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D.in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia a...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

"Mr. Chips" Misses on Revenue, Beats on Earnings

The firm owned 164,612 shares of the chip maker's stock after selling 21,903 shares during the period. SSgA Funds Management Inc meanwhile bought more C shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stak...More..

See Budweiser's 2019 Super Bowl Commercial Before Game Day
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

See Budweiser's 2019 Super Bowl Commercial Before Game Day

Clydesdale horses have been appearing in Budweiser ads for over 30 years. And they're bringing along their friend April the Dalmatian. As the wind blows throughout the ride, Bob Dylan's " Blowin' in the Wind ...More..

Krispy Kreme offering Valentine’s Day Conversation Doughnuts and they’re awesome
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Krispy Kreme offering Valentine’s Day Conversation Doughnuts and they’re awesome

Yes, the doughnut chain's latest creation is an XL version of the classic candy. Following the devastating news that Sweethearts sweets would not be available this Valentine's Day , Krispy Kreme is showi...More..

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach products over salmonella concerns
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach products over salmonella concerns

The company announced the recall Wednesday because the baby spinach and mesclun with specific lot numbers could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella . More than 50 items were recalled and the product co...More..

Venezuelan military attache to United States breaks rank with Maduro
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan military attache to United States breaks rank with Maduro

Maduro, who has led the oil-rich nation since 2013 and has the support of the armed forces, has refused to stand down. But on Saturday Guaido gained support from a key military official. "Europe is giving us ...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Protesters on Irish border issue dramatic Brexit warning

Speaking to Ian Payne , Tory MP Dominic Grieve said that it was "quite clear" that MPs do not support leaving with no-deal and instead would be prepared to stop Brexit if they had to decide between the two...More..

Honda confirms funky new electric concept with sketch
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Honda confirms funky new electric concept with sketch

Then came its electric sibling, the even more good looking, two-seat Honda Sports EV, and that really won us over... A production model is expected to go on sale in Europe later this year, but you can check o...More..

5 hospitalised in Canada after falling ill on plane
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

5 hospitalised in Canada after falling ill on plane

It was not immediately clear what caused the sickness. A spokesperson for the Quebec City's CHUQ hospital said the patients were not seriously injured. The plane's air quality was found to be healthy. One man...More..