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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 »

Trump Suggests North Korea Summit Could Still Happen


In a letter to Kim, Trump said Thursday he would not go ahead with the summit in Singapore, following what the White House called a "trail of broken promises" by the North. Moon urged direct talks between Trump and Kim to get things back on track. Trump cited North Korean hostility in cancelling the summit. "Our commitment to doing our best for the sake of peace and stability for the world and the Korean Peninsula remains unchanged, and we are open-minded in giving time and ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles, warning: Don't use cruise control


FCA says if that specific set of events occurs, the driver might not be able to cancel cruise control. The Italian-American auto maker said no injuries or crashes were related to the large recall campaign. "Notwithstanding the extraordinary circumstances that must exist before a customer would experience a problem, we are taking this action because we are fully committed to vehicle safety", Mark Chernoby, Fiat Chrysler's chief technical compliance officer, said in a statement. Read More »

U.S. Justice Department opens criminal probe into bitcoin manipulation


The investigation is reportedly focused on the possibility that some may be employing tactics such as flooding markets with fake orders, in order to manipulate prices. A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment and CFTC officials didn't respond to requests for comment. Unfortunately, a regulatory being goes against numerous principles behind a "decentralised" cryptocurrency, and handing control to a centralised authority would push investors away from the platforms. Read More »

Brazil diesel prices cut in effort to halt strike

Eliseu Padilha, chief of staff for President Michel Temer , told reporters in Brasilia that several unions representing truck drivers agreed to suspend the strike to give all parties time to find a solution to rising fuel prices. Jorge Martins, owner of an orange distributor, said he hadn't had a shipment in days. "We can't pay anything. Our accounts are starting to be in the red because we have daily bills we have to pay". Read More »

Fed Mellow About Inflation, Minutes Show


Against the Japanese yen, the dollar slipped 0.72 percent, on pace for its worst day since late March , a day after U.S. President Donald Trump tempered optimism over progress made in trade talks with China . That sell-off spurred a rally in U.S. Treasuries as concerns about the tumbling lira boosted demand for low-risk debt. In other trading, oil fell after an unexpected build in USA crude and gasoline inventories despite strong demand, and as traders weighed the possibility of an ... Read More »

Trump says summit with North Korea could still go ahead


Trump, who spoke to reporters at the White House before heading to the Naval Academy graduation ceremony, stressed that both sides would like the summit to happen. We're talking to them now. "And if they are they are ready to do that then. we're certainly ready to have those conversations", she said. "His sudden and unilateral announcement to cancel the summit is something unexpected to us and we can not but feel great regret for it". Read More »

Elon Musk wants to name his journalist-rating site after Communist newspaper


Asked on Twitter this week why Tesla hasn't lived up to its promised $35K starting point, and only builds cars for customers that cost than 50% more than that, Musk replied . The billionaire has been in the firing recently after a surge of negative stories about Tesla. Musk urged the media to promote the poll if " they didn't want Pravda to exist", then tweeted again, saying he may call the site "You're Right" instead. Read More »

Bunnings pulls out of Rotherham, all of UK


Wesfarmers managing director Rob Scott said: "The investment has been disappointing with the problems arising from poor execution post-acquisition being compounded by a deterioration in the macro environment and retail sector in the United Kingdom". Read More »