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Air Canada investigating after woman left in empty, locked airplane

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She got comfortable and fell asleep less than halfway through the hour-and-a-half flight, only to wake up around midnight, freezing cold and on a pitch black plane. Incredibly, eventually a man driving a luggage cart nearby caught a glimpse of the flickering torchlight and started driving towards her. Waking up alone in the cold, dark cabin of the parked plane she says she has been facing "reoccurring night terrors" ever since. Read More »

Massive resistance means the Trans Mountain Pipeline fight rages on

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The combination of the oil price crash that started in 2014, instability and the inability to get oil to market now that there has been some recovery, has made life hard for the energy sector. Trans Mountain, coupled with two Liberal energy bills now making their way through Parliament, have become the biggest flashpoint between the Liberals and their opponents, with Conservatives demanding the government do more to get the pipeline built and the NDP and Green party urging a full stop. Read More »

Carlos Ghosn loses last Alliance seat at Mitsubishi Motors

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The accord could be a step toward mending relations, after Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard threatened to abstain from voting on a governance plan at Nissan's annual meeting next week without more board representation. Masuko told shareholders the auto industry faced challenges because of the costs of advancements such as emissions standards and self-driving technology. Read More »

Youtube's young users in threat: What steps to ensure protection?

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The site has since disabled the comments feature under those videos. He further said that they identified some of the drawbacks and has altered the priorities. The Washington Post said however that Google was unlikely to accept that remedy, which is harder to monetize. To keep children from straying into objectionable content, Google may also modify a default setting, tied to YouTube's recommendation system, that automatically plays new videos every time the one being viewed ends, the ... Read More »

Kia debuts in India with new compact SUV Seltos

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As they did with the Kia Seltos . The Seltos will be launched in the global markets later this year but it has been developed according to the Indian road conditions. As far as the equipment is concerned, Kia Seltos gets traction control and dynamic roll stabilization features by default. At the rear, it has a strikingly large windshield above the LED tail lamps that are connected by a chrome trim, while on the inside, it boasts the UVO Connect platform which comes with 37 smart ... Read More »

Diner Stunned When Living Thing Falls on Her Plate

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I was just trying to watch the soccer game, ' she captioned alongside shocked face emoticons. "Mind you, the rat is still alive". She said she hadn't even ordered when she heard something overhead. A manager quickly scooped up the rat with two plates and dumped it into a bag, Norman said. This terrible incident has left the netizens disgusted at even the thought of dining at Buffalo Wild Wings. Read More »

Toys R Us planning small-scale comeback by Christmas

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Items that aren't sold would be returned. Before the holiday season is upon us, Toys R Us could once again open its doors. A former executive of the company, Richard Barry, has been trying to bring back the chain by pitching his ideas out to toy makers, sources told the outlet. Read More »

High Arsenic Levels Found in 2 Bottled Water Brands

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Long-term exposure to arsenic can lead to reproductive harm, circulatory, nervous system and disorders, and cancer , according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency . Pepper, which is bottled in Mexico and sold at Target and Walmart. Earlier this year, Consumer Reports found potentially harmful levels of metals including arsenic in fruit juices. Read More »

Dairy Queen Offering Free Ice Cream Today

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The first day of summer means FREE ice cream for us! Summer is officially here and that's enough reason to celebrate. Interested customers must have the Dairy Queen app downloaded onto their phone and can confirm from there which locations are participating in the giveaway. Read More »

KFC's Sandwich with Cheetos as a Condiment Is Now Going Nationwide

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Launching July 1, KFC will be serving the Cheetos Sandwich . Take, for example, peanut butter and pickles, or fries and Frostys, or Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X. To celebrate this cheesy, crunchy collaboration, KFC and Cheetos are hosting a one-time only pop-up event in New York City on Thursday, June 27. "The sauce isn't too heavy and has just enough flavor from the Cheetos that it doesn't overpower the entire sandwich", one editor noted. Read More »

BoE warns on heightened no-deal Brexit prospect

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Sterling dropped against the euro and the US dollar as investors doubled down on bets that rates will not rise in the next couple of years. The USD has dropped across the board during trading on Thursday as expected, including against all of the G10, most emerging and Asian currencies with Gold remaining close to a five-year high above $1390. Read More »

Google rolls out updated business profiles for Google Maps and Search

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Under its new update , Google has enabled these businesses to provide welcome offers , such as special discounts, to Google users who follow the company. Photo displays and captions: Google also updated the business profile so more recently-taken photos show up in general. Meanwhile, in the USA, the Justice Department plans to investigate Google's online search practices and how those practices affect its rivals, according to a Wall Street Journal report in early June, citing anonymous ... Read More »

Three stripes are not an exclusive trademark of Adidas, court rules

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Five years ago, adidas was granted a trademark on "three parallel equidistant stripes of identical width, applied on the product in any direction" on clothing, hats and shoes. The ruling is limited to the three-stripe mark and "does not impact on the broad scope of protection that Adidas has on its well-known three-stripe mark in various forms in Europe", the company said in a statement to the Guardian . Read More »

Slack shares jump 60pc to value office chat service at $25bn

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Slack's new life as a public company is off to a strong start. Slack , which makes software for workers to chat and collaborate on projects, directly listed its shares on New York Stock Exchange, bypassing the usual fundraising process of an IPO and allowing shareholders to sell right away without a lockup period. Read More »

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates

While the Fed's mandates from Congress refers to maintaining "stable prices", central bankers globally feel that a bit of inflation is healthy. He added that Mr Powell "walked a fine line, highlighting a level of confidence in the USA economy, even as growth is expected to slow and vulnerabilities from global politics increase", which was enough not to cause concern to traders. Read More »

Facebook Told the US Federal Reserve About Libra

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The currency, Libra , is described as a "stablecoin", that will be "fully backed by a reserve of real assets - the Libra Reserve - and supported by a competitive network of exchanges buying and selling Libra ", the Libra White Paper read . Read More »

Apple looks to move some production away from China

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Key iPhone assemblers Foxconn, Pegatron Corp, Wistron Corp, major MacBook maker Quanta Computer Inc, iPad maker Compal Electronics Inc, and AirPods makers Inventec Corp, Luxshare-ICT and Goertek have been asked to evaluate options outside of China, Nikkei reported. Read More »

Important notice for batteries in certain MacBook Pro units

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Affected models of the laptop were sold between September 2015 and February 2017, Apple said, and can be identified by their serial number. In order to assist the users, Apple has launched a support page. Last month, after years of complaints from consumers, the company confirmed that some of its newer laptops have problems with the keyboard and offered a free service program to impacted customers. Read More »

Oil prices slip for second day on global growth worries

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PVM said a price rally had run out of steam "as concerns over bulging US oil stockpiles return to the fore". Brent crude futures were trading down 40 cents, or 0.7 per cent, at 60.54 dollars a barrel by 0701 GMT. Earlier, reports out of Iran said the nation's Revolutionary Guards had downed a USA "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan. However, the group's difficulty in picking a date highlighted political differences among its members and stoked turmoil in markets just weeks ... Read More »

Apple Warns of iPhone Tariff Risks as China Supply Chain Exposed

FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July 30, 2017. Trade talks between the United States and China are resuming after more than a month of impasse. 2 economy, although suppliers are running the numbers on their own given the trade dispute, said one person familiar with the matter, asking not to be identified discussing internal deliberations. Read More »

Adidas’ iconic ‘three-stripes’ trademark invalid, rules European Union court

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It said Adidas had not proved the motif had acquired a " distinctive character " throughout the 28 countries of the bloc that would qualify for legal protection. "Whilst we are disappointed with the decision, we are further evaluating it and are welcoming the useful guidance that the court will give us for protecting our 3-Stripe mark applied to our products in whichever direction in the future". Read More »

American deaths in the Dominican Republic: What we know

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Allen's family is seeking to have his body returned to the U.S. to undergo an autopsy back home. Prompted by doubts, her son, William Cox, successfully fought to get Dominican authorities to send a vial of her blood to the US for toxicological testing. Read More »

Qantas overhauls frequent flyer program, making economy cheaper

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Carrier charges associated with points-based purchases will also be slashed by up to 50 percent on global flights which equates to a $200 saving for return passengers on worldwide flights, Joyce said. "Many of our members are in the high hundreds of thousands, so these flights are very attainable for them", she said. Photo Credit: A Qantas aircraft tailfin. Read More »

Walmart Grocery now costs $98 per year

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This annual service comes as Walmart has presented various different activities to try and attract online customers to its stores, including introducing free, one-day shipping for orders over $35, pick up towers some of its stores, and even an in-home delivery service that will allow workers into your home to put food supplies directly into your refrigerator. Read More »

US Fed holds rates steady, signals cuts possible later this year

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As expected, the Fed kept interest rates unchanged, but Fed chief Jerome Powell said many central bankers feel the case for an interest rate cut has "strengthened", noting that trade frictions with China have dimmed the growth outlook. He said earlier this month that a rate cut could be needed "soon". "I think the law is clear that I have a four-year term, and I fully intend to serve it", Powell told reporters. Read More »

Fed Rate Cuts are Coming, So Why Didn't the Dollar Crash?

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In light of the recent escalation of the US-China trade war and tepid economic data, this month's FOMC meeting is being more closely watched than usual. The new economic projections showed policymakers' views of growth and unemployment were largely unchanged from March. They also expect to miss their 2% inflation target next year as well, a blow for a central bank that has missed that goal for years. Read More »

Elon Musk 'deletes' Twitter account after bizarre video game fan art scandal

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Tesla shareholders are not very fond of Elon Musk's social media escapades, having repeatedly shown discontent over his spontaneous tweets having a lasting effect on the vehicle firm's stock price movements. Is Musk actually quitting Twitter? Musk's apparent intention to leave Twitter after a decade on the social media service attracted widespread attention largely because his account has turned into a hornet's nest during the past year. Read More »

What is Libra? A user guide to Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

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The consortium is to be based in Geneva, and it's called the Libra Association . It says that "moving money around the world should be as easy and cheap as sending a text message". Facebook also revealed its new subsidiary called Calibra , led by Marcus, which will be the "digital wallet" for the currency where users can send and receive Libra dollars. Read More »