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Teslas Model 3 has big flaws


Last week news broke over a Consumer Reports review of the Tesla Model 3, which found it to have significant braking issues. It called the car's acceleration "blistering", and its 350-mile range was the highest the publication ever recorded for an electric vehicle. Read More »

Pret A Manger sold to Krispy Kreme owner for £1.5bn


The food-and-drink empire built by JAB, a Luxembourg-based investment company backed by the billionaire Reimann family, competes in the USA with Starbucks Corp. Pret opened its first shop in London in 1986 and now generates revenue of 879 million pounds ($1.17 billion) from 530 stores in countries including the United States and China. Read More »

Lightning strike grounds multiple flights at London airport


There were cancellations and delays after a thunderstorm and lightning strikes overnight. "Passengers rushed to board their flights to find that a lightning strike had taken out the fuel system & all flights are delayed". Another 31 departures and 18 arrivals were also cancelled on Sunday morning at the airport on the Essex-Hertfordshire border, according to FlightStats. Read More »

Oil prices fall as supply from top three producers set to rise


Oil prices surged to their highest level in over three years last week, and strategists were marveling that prices had shot up so quickly. Brent and WTI have fallen by 6.4% and 9.1% respectively from peaks touched earlier in May. The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on May 16 that OPEC and its allies have finally succeeded in clearing a glut, with inventories falling below their five-year average for the first time since 2014. Read More »

No end in sight as fuel price surges for 13th day


Petrol price has been hiked by Rs 3.80 a litre and diesel by Rs 3.38 in Delhi since state-owned oil firms ended a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus to resume daily price revision on May 14. 'The supermarkets are being very quick to pass on increases in the wholesale price - they are far faster at passing on rises than falls. Oil companies increased the fuel prices for the 15th consecutive day on Monday, even as global prices of crude oil have reduced in the last three days. Read More »

CIBC’s Simplii Financial says fraudsters may have accessed data of 40,000 clients

The accounts of about 40,000 clients at CIBC's online bank Simplii Financial may have been electronically breached, the Toronto-based lender said in a statement Monday. At this point, it's not clear how the breach happened - bad password hygiene is always the most obvious culprit - but both companies are encouraging customers to enhance their passwords and, if possible, apply two-factor authentication. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges people to reboot routers to thwart hackers


You need to restart your home and business network routers as soon as possible. Anyone with a small or home office router is asked to reboot the device as a preventative measure. QNAP storage devices are also known to be affected. The initial infection vector for this malware is now unknown. Simply removing the power cable, pausing for 30 seconds, and then plugging it back in should flush the router's cache and remove the malware. Read More »

Oil extends losses as OPEC, Russia look to raise output


The currency of the world's biggest energy exporter has weakened 1.8 percent against the US dollar since May 22, the second-worst performance globally. The contract dropped 1.6 per cent to 477.4 yuan on Friday. "There are several indicators for crude prices to change direction from an upward to downward trend", he said. Read More »

Doug Ford making another campaign stop in Peterborough


His sole defences are to argue that it was recorded two years ago, and that the party upheld Ms. Surma's nomination victory after her opponent appealed it. Speaking at a campaign event in rural southwestern Ontario, Ford said the platform would be released before the end of the campaign but did not offer a specific date. Read More »

This billionaire is training hard to go to space 'in months'


Richard Branson's personal spacefaring ambitions are no secret, but the billionaire has now revealed that if all goes to plan, he could be launching himself into space in a matter of months. "Instead of doing one set of tennis every morning and every evening, I'm doing two sets", he says. Besides, he has joined demanding centrifuge training that recreates the pressure human body endures during spaceflight. Read More »

More travelers hitting the roads this Memorial Day


What that means for current pump prices is that they are likely to continue to rise through the summer. The average in IN and IL is higher, at more than $3.00. Despite the increased prices, Wright said, "It's not going to stop people from hopping in their cars". So the prices we're seeing now are really more the norm. Read More »

Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast - US Drillers Add 15 New Oil Rigs


Explorers in the US shale patch, meanwhile, were seen resuming their expansion plans this week as they continue to find a home for their crude around the world. At an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said Friday the discussion by OPEC to increase supplies followed Trump's tweet . Read More »

NAB 'sorry' as outage leaves furious customers stranded


Meanwhile, CBA customers were affected on Saturday afternoon at the hands of its Eftpos terminal network provider Optus. "We're sorry and it's not good enough. Beven Davenport told ABC News it was his last free weekend to purchase items for his wedding on Friday but the retailers he visited could not accept eftpos and he could not get cash out. Read More »

Workers almost unanimous in rejecting latest contract offer at CP Rail


CP and the unions reached an agreement in April to postpone a strike, which would have been the third in six years at the railroad. "This is a reality check". Labour Minister Patti Hajdu, who had backed CP officials' request for the ratification vote in April, is in Calgary to monitor the dispute. ‎Mediators from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service have been working with the parties and will continue to do so. Read More »

Italy Prime Minister candidate Giuseoppe Conte gives up mandate after talks collapse


The leader of Italy's far-right League party has suggested dropping plans to form a government and instead holding elections, as the country on Sunday remained mired in a political stalemate. "I believe in European political union". "If there's not the OK of Berlin, Paris or Brussels, in Italy a government can not be formed". The leaders of Five Star and the League, Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, were infuriated by Mattarella's refusal to accept Savona, a respected financier and ... Read More »

Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product


The canned pork and chicken products that are being recalled, were manufactured between February 8 and 10, and bear the establishment number "EST". The cans have a "Best By" date of February 2021 and carry the following production codes: F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. Read More »

OPEC oil production cuts are history! Prices crash on Friday


President Donald Trump complained about artificially high prices. But he said an agreement of a gradual easing was the likely outcome. Novak, speaking in St. The price of crude has dropped by nearly 7 percent since a recent high on Tuesday, a result of seemingly coordinated signals from Russian and Saudi officials that they are ready to increase production. Read More »

North and South Korean Leaders Meet to Discuss Canceled Summit With Trump


The meeting inside the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) dividing the two nations comes a day after the USA president said his summit with Pyongyangcould still go ahead. The White House representatives are getting ready for the takeoff to Singapore to prepare to the summit of the USA and North Korea, as Sarah Sanders, the White House Secretary, said, CBS reports . Read More »

228K pounds of canned meat products recalled

While only reports of "minor oral injuries" have been reported , anyone anxious about further sickness or injury should get in touch with a health care provider. Shares of Hormel Foods rose 1.24 percent during Friday trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The items were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam. Read More »

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to boost oil output 'by 1 million barrels

The Russian and Saudi Arabian ministers are reportedly considering supply increases of up to 1 million barrels per day. U.S. WTI futures closed last week at $67.88 per barrel, down almost 4.9 percent for the week. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia May 25, 2018. "But a decision will be made in June", he added, referring to a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC countries in Vienna. Read More »

Man accused of starting fight on flight after attendant wouldn't serve beer


A fight between two passengers on an American Airlines flight headed to Miami International Airport from Saint Croix on Wednesday was captured on film by at least one of the passengers. "The flight attendants were very professional and handled a bad situation the best they could", Bolduc said. Although passengers must have been shaken by the incident, they praised the quick wit of the staff who remained composed and dealt with the incident before it escalated further. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case


Johnson & Johnson has been hit by yet another multi-million dollar jury verdict in favor of a woman who says asbestos in its talcum baby powder gave her cancer. The remainder of the fault was spread among other companies named in the lawsuit related to exposure to asbestos Anderson experienced while watching her husband work on his auto. Read More »

Uber Ends Self-Driving Program In Arizona After Fatal Crash


Between this initial "engagement" and the impact, the system first identified Herzberg as an "unknown object", then as a vehicle, before finally correctly identifying [at least partially] that a bicycle was within its path. The victim tested positive for both marijuana and methamphetamines following the collision. Alain Kornhauser, faculty chairman of autonomous vehicle engineering at Princeton University, told the Associated Press that Uber likely determined in testing that its system ... Read More »

On four years of his govt, PM Modi launches this survey


During his tenure, the time required to receive a passport has been reduced, and the process of filing income tax returns have been simplified and expedited, Modi claimed. What has Modiji done for Odisha in the last four years? "These four years can be defined in four terms - treachery, trickery, revenge and lies. Nearly Rs 15 crore was looted". Read More »

NAB To Offer Compensation For National Eftpos Outage

Yesterday, a spokesperson from NAB, Chris Owens, has revealed that there was a nationwide outage across multiple services . NAB is one of Australia's four largest retail banks with a customer base of 9 million, according to its website. Read More »

Northern chided into recovery plan amid rail chaos


This week is the first of a new timetable season, with train operating companies throughout the United Kingdom promising better and more frequent services. We have agreed an action plan with Transport for the North and I am determined to continue working with Conservative MPs to get the best service". "It needed months of preparation, and I am afraid that a number of things went wrong, but most particularly the fact that for the second time in six months, Network Rail was far too late in ... Read More »

How ONGC can help govt control petrol, diesel prices


China began levying the special upstream profit tax on domestic oil producers in April 2006 to redistribute and allocate the windfall income enjoyed by them and subsidise disadvantaged industry and social groups most affected by soaring crude oil prices. Read More »

Lotto Max Winning Numbers


Many Ontarians are waking up winners this morning. If only one person wins the $60 million - that can pretty much get you six Westmount mansions, or eight top-of-the-line Ferraris. Friday's Lotto Max draw also featured 46 Max Millions chances to win $1 million, making it the largest lottery draw in Canadian history. OLG said the odds of winning the jackpot per $5 play are one in 28.6 million, and the overall odds of winning any prize are one in 6.6. Read More »

Elon Musk to Crusade for Pravda


He continued by telling his followers that Tesla's negative headlines are due to journalists being "under constant pressure to get max clicks & earn advertising dollars" lest they lose their jobs. Last week, in response to a question about unions on Twitter, the Tesla CEO said that nothing is stopping the company from voting for the union. On Wednesday afternoon, he shared with his almost 22 million followers a tweet linking to posts on the auto blog Electrek criticizing recent coverage of ... Read More »

Service dog gives birth in Tampa airport


Photos and a video of the incident were uploaded on the fire department's Twitter page under the hashtag "AirportPuppies". Tampa Fire and Rescue was called to the airport and helped deliver the puppies. The women said that they knew "Ellie" the yellow Lab was pregnant, but they were not aware of how close she apparently was to giving birth. It was hard to control the father of the puppies during the delivery. Read More »