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Oil Falls 2%, US Crude Hits Lowest Since Early April

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Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, dropped 1.3% to $74.25 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. Earlier on Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that the USA government had asked them to increase oil production by about 1 million barrels per day (bpd). Read More »

What will Trump tariffs mean for the North Country?

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Trump does agree with May and Trudeau on one thing: All have mentioned discussing the matter later this week when they all will participate in a G7 summit in Quebec, Canada. The bloc has responded to the metals tariffs by filing a legal challenge and moving to impose tariffs on American products including bourbon and motorcycles. Read More »

Murdoch bid for Sky to go ahead with sale of Sky News

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The takeover was held up by politicians and regulators who feared it could give Rupert Murdoch too much influence over the media in the UK. The government will allow 21st Century Fox to take over Sky as long as it sells Sky News and betters a rival offer from Comcast. Read More »

Mexico slaps retaliatory tariffs on U.S

Theresa May has told President Donald Trump in a phone call that USA tariffs on European Union steel are "unjustified and deeply disappointing". Mexico, Canada , China and others have treated them unfairly. China reiterated its threat on Sunday in the wake of the Trump administration saying the trade war was "on hold" and then back on again. Galimberti noted that there are tariffs on Canadian exports of steel and aluminum to the US but nothing yet on American exports entering Canada, ... Read More »

Qatar Airways CEO Says Women Can't Do His Job Because It's Hard

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He made the comment at IATA's annual meeting, where improving diversity at airlines was a big theme. Moments after becoming chairman of the International Air Transport Association's board of governors, one of the world's biggest boys' clubs, Al Baker did little to suggest things will change. Read More »

Petrol prices start to fall after hitting four-year high in Australia

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Chart 3.3 shows quarterly average retail prices in Brisbane and average prices across Sydney , Melbourne , Adelaide and Perth over the two years to March 2018. "For further falls in petrol prices to occur, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation will need to be more definite about an easing of the production restraint agreement". Read More »

Apple Introduces New Controls for Limiting Time Spent on Devices

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He also said Apple would crack down on so-called "fingerprinting", in which data companies identify specific devices by creating a unique fingerprint based on a device's particular configuration settings, installed fonts and plug-ins. Finder upgrades were also on show, with a new "gallery view" previewed by Apple . According to CNET, the Memoji appears to have a leg up on Samsung's AR Emoji because you have the option to choose eye color, shape, ear shape, freckles, different ... Read More »

All Starbucks To Close Today For Anti-Bias Training

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At the company's Pike Place Market location in Seattle, commonly referred to as the original Starbucks, the store stopped letting people in at 1 p.m. Starbucks is sharing training content with licensed business partners to make it available to their employees at a later date. Read More »

Undertaker Set to Make Madison Square Garden Return

Then, he showed up at the event and essentially squashed Cena in a short match to leave WrestleMania victorious and riding high once again. After his appearance at the WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble pay-per-view in April in Saudia Arabia, the company has today announced Taker will be back in the ring on Saturday, July 7th. Read More »

Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets

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The dollar dropped and oil climbed. The Shanghai Composite Index retreated 0.5 percent to 3,120.46. West Texas crude surged above $68 a barrel, lifting energy companies. -North Korean summit and on the U.S. It's the last before the June Fed meeting. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong Chol will hold a second day of meetings in NY later as they try to set the stage for an historic summit between their two leaders. Read More »

Howard Schultz stepping down from Starbucks, doesn't rule out presidential run

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The move has raised questions about his political ambitions. Schultz said he was considering "a range of options for myself, from philanthropy to public service", but wasn't sure what the future would hold. "Ullman, former chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney, was named chair, while Mellody Hobson, president and director of Chicago-based investment management firm Ariel Investments, will be named vice chair", reports CNBC. Read More »

Lululemon Athletica (LULU) Price Target Raised to $125.00

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The company has 135.97 Million shares outstanding and 105.64 Million shares were floated in market. Patten & Patten Inc Tn reported 33,390 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Therefore 58% are positive. The highest price LULU stock touched in the last 12 month was $123.84 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $51.3. Read More »

30-year old finally leaves parents home

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A video posted by Syracuse.com shows him getting ready to leave the home and talking to reporters. Rotondo has expressed relief at leaving his parents' Camillus house, despite trying in court to buy himself six more months at home. Rotondo says that as he was moving out, they "more or less" said goodbye to each other. He credited Jones, who has asserted that the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax, with providing a $3,000 check to cover rental and other costs. Read More »

China: Tariffs by US would wipe out trade progress

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A short statement, carried by the official Xinhua news agency , made no mention of any specific new agreements after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. China wanted the USA to meet it half way, Xinhua said. The planned United States trade sanctions on Beijing include restrictions on Chinese investment, export controls and 25% tariffs on $50 billion in tech goods. Read More »

Google to End Drone Program With Pentagon in 2019

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The current contract expires in 2019 and there will not be a follow-up contract, Greene said. "I don't know what would happen if the media starts picking up a theme that Google is secretly building AI weapons or AI technologies to enable weapons for the Defense industry", Li wrote. Read More »

Third Albertan in 2 weeks wins lottery jackpot

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The other two winners on that ticket are from Ontario and Quebec. Six Canadian Tire co-workers in Elliot Lake split a Maxmillions prize with a ticket sold in another province in December 2013. There have been three $50 million Lotto Max jackpots won in B.C. The jackpot will be an estimated $60 million jackpot plus an estimated 52 Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each. Read More »

Nicaragua death toll rises after Mothers' Day protests

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Pope Francis has expressed sorrow over the deadly violence used to repress social protests in Nicaragua . The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (CENIDH), which is in contact with local hospitals, puts the death toll at 16, and reports that 88 people have been injured. Read More »

Price of lunch with Warren Buffett climbs over $3 million

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The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett could set another record this year because the bidding is already over $3 million. This year's highly coveted Power Lunch was sold for nearly 25 percent more than last year's and is the third highest since the event's inception in 2000. Read More »

Malaysia to penalize owners who don't replace Takata airbags

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Vehicle owners can check their vehicles' product recall status at www.productrecall. honda .com.my or www. honda .com.my or call Honda toll free number at 1-800-88-2020 or visit any Honda authorised dealers. "For Malaysia alone there are 71,315 Honda vehicles that have yet to replace their airbags and that makes up about 20 per cent of the entire fleet recalled since 2014", Loke said after meeting the victim's family at their home in Cheras. Read More »

Merkel rules out Italian debt relief

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The new power in Rome, made up of two parties that generally oppose the euro, as Reuters writes, took office on Friday considering referendum on or against a denial of the single European currency in the country. "Such loans would be spread over 30 years and be conditioned on sweeping structural reforms". She also said the EMF should be able to assess the debt sustainability of member states and "the instruments needed to restore this if necessary" - a nod to debt restructuring, which France ... Read More »

Microsoft is now richer than Google

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Microsoft is now valued at $760 billion while Alphabet Inc is valued at $746 billion. Apple and Amazon have the Number 1 and 2 spots, respectively. Apple is also in the race to become the world's first trillion-dollar company and it has been considered the leader. Income from Cloud services and Office commercial goods ramped up 14%, which was boosted by Office 365. Read More »

Trans Mountain seeks stricter injunction at terminals in British Columbia

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With the purchase of the pipeline, this means it would be under the ownership of federal Crown corporation, which could be a significant change to Premier John Horgan's court of appeal case. The expansion project was approved by the federal government in 2016 and by British Columbia in 2017, but it has faced opposition from the city of Vancouver and some First Nations, or indigenous groups, over the expected increase in tanker traffic from the terminals. Read More »

Italy’s new government sworn in

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The coalition deal between the Northern League and the Five-Star Movement ended the prospect of new elections. Conte attended a military parade alongside President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday, marking Republic Day for the foundation of the Italian Republic in 1946. Read More »

Alibaba’s self-driving vehicles could deliver your packages in ‘19

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At the Global Smart Logistics Summit in Hangzhou on Thursday, Alibaba's logistics company, Cainiao Network, revealed a "smart" system to accelerate the operations of its warehouses. In a world of self-driving cars and same-day deliveries, Alibaba has made a decision to combine the two, announcing today they are working on a driverless delivery robot that will bring packages to your door. Read More »

Brazil returns to normal as oil strike, trucker protests wind down

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The truckers' strike and Mr. Parente's resignation underscored the political weakness of Mr. Temer, who over the past few days has made progressively larger concessions as the strike over oil prices transformed into a broader outcry over corruption and a lack of faith in the political elite. Read More »

Malala Yousafzai pokes fun at Elon Musk in hilarious Twitter banter

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Eliciting a warm response back from Musk, she replied, "I'm keeping the auto btw!" The Oxford student cheekily said that she would keep the vehicle and the Tesla founder quickly agreed. It may be noted that Malala visited Pakistan earlier in March, after spending about six years in the United Kingdom. During her four-day stay in Pakistan, Malala visited her native place and interacted with top Pakistani officials, including now-outgoing Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Read More »

GM subsidiary Cruise receives billions from Softbank

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The entire financial details of the deal are put transparent. In exchange for the investment, GM said the Japanese investment firm will receive a almost 20 percent equity stake in GM Cruise, the Detroit company's autonomous vehicle unit. Softbank will own around 20% of the joint venture with GM. The investment will take place in two payments. In addition to Uber and Didi , the fund has invested in the likes of India's ride-hailing leader Ola , chipmaker Nvidia Corp . Read More »

USA unemployment rate plunges to almost 1969 levels; hiring solid

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The bullish report also raises the possibility that the economy could overheat. The report was strong all around. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 223,000 jobs last month as warm weather boosted hiring at construction sites. After the employment report, traders increased bets that the Fed would raise interest rates four times this year. Other indexes also moved higher. Unemployment among high school graduates fell sharply to 3.9 percent, a 17-year low. Read More »

Wall St. slips on renewed trade-war worries but posts monthly gains

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US market indexes were higher Friday. U.S. stocks opened higher Friday and recovered some ground from the previous day's losses thanks to a better-than-expected jobs report for the month of May. The jobs figures were helping stocks recover from a Thursday selloff triggered by the Trump administration's decision to implement tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. Read More »

Delta Trying to Figure Out Pomeranian's Death

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The dog's owners, Michael Dellegrazie and his girlfriend, sent their dog in a crate in cargo to the East Coast on the flight because they are moving to NY, their attorney, Evan Oshan, told CNN . During the layover in Detroit, Alejandro was held in a cargo facility. Delta disputes this, noting it was Alejandro's owners who made a decision to put the dog in a kennel. Read More »

Political crisis ends in Italy as new cabinet sworn

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But then one of the best-known contributors to the website, 81-year-old economist Paolo Savona, was put forward last week as a candidate for economy minister under the new anti-establishment coalition between the right-wing League and the 5-Star Movement. Read More »

Mothercare approved to shut 50 stores putting 800 jobs at risk

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The shops will close over the next 12 months. The company is also looking at entering a company voluntary arrangement, a form of insolvency that allows retailers to shut stores and cut rents, possibly in thew next few days. David Wood, the man brought in to replace him, will become managing director. "Since my appointment as interim executive chairman, my priority has been to galvanise support from all of our stakeholders and provide a solution to the short-term problems facing the company". Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices cut by 9 paise each

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The prices of LPG were increased in Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai and other parts of the country as well. In Kolkata and Chennai, it costs Rs 80.84 and Rs 81.19 per liter respectively. Kerala's move on fuel cost is expected to put further pressure on other states as well to reduce taxes, which are mostly ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party. Read More »