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'One-time shot' for peace with North Korea


Word does get around, however, and it is quite likely that the prospect of a meeting between Kim and Trump is on the public's radar. He said that those talks "in fact are moving quite rapidly and will come to a logical conclusion more quickly than anticipated". Read More »

Uber and Lyft scooters are coming soon to San Francisco streets


Those three companies in March "unloaded hundreds of motorized scooters" across the city, the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Authority said in May. Operators that win the new scooter permits will need to provide user education, be insured, share trip data with the city, have a privacy policy and offer a plan for low-income users. Read More »

5,000 jobs at risk as Poundworld slides towards administration

Poundworld, which has a chain of 335 shops, filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator last Thursday , giving it temporary protection from its creditors. It also operates the Bargain Buys chain which has a store in Gravesend. House of Fraser is seeking landlord approval for the restructuring plan, which is a form of insolvency known as a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA). Read More »

Foxconn says investigating labor conditions at China factory used for Amazon


The New York-based China Labour Watch released a report at the weekend following a nine-month investigation of working conditions at the factory in Hengyang, Hunan province. The report concluded: 'Amazon has the ability to not only ensure its supplier factories respects the rights of workers but also that there is equal pay for equal work. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to host Gulf conference on supporting Jordan


Other monarchies are anxious that unrest in the United States ally could spill over across the region where other countries such as Bahrain and Egypt have been facing similar challenges, Reuters reported. Jordan blames its economic woes on instability rocking the region and the burden of hosting hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn Syria, complaining it has not received enough global support. Read More »

Bitcoin (BTC) Nosedives Amid South Korea Exchange Heist


The world's most valuable digital currency is now trading at $7,229 per coin, widening losses for the year to 48%. The Bitcoin price has now dropped almost 60 per cent in 2018. Coinrail only said that it was cooperating with investigators and other exchanges to try and track down the perpetrators and recover the assets. The firm, which trades more than 50 cryptocurrencies, added that it had frozen all exposed coins - Fundus X, Aston, and Enper - and other units had been taken offline in ... Read More »

Study shows how little we know about gig economy


Taken at face value, the results indicate that the role of non-traditional work arrangements in the U.S. economy has remained largely unchanged during the past 20 years, even as excitement and media coverage of the growth of the "gig economy" has increased. Read More »

White House adviser: Trudeau remarks ‘betrayal’

He also said that because of Trudeau's comments, he instructed USA trade representatives to not sign the communique the G-7 leaders had agreed upon expressing the need for "free, fair, and mutually beneficial trade". A frenzied effort in May to reach a deal that could pass the current Congress by the end of this year has stalled, in part after Trudeau's final push ran up against Trump's insistence on a five-year sunset clause that would see the pact renegotiated or killed after five years. Read More »

"Harry Potter", Glenda Jackson, Andrew Garfield win top Tony Awards


Before launching into a brief speech in which he sang the praises of longtime friend Springsteen, De Niro wanted to make one thing very clear: FDT, no YG included. Members of Herzfeld's drama department took the Tony stage to serenade her with Seasons of Love from Rent . "Your biggest obstacle", said Stachel of " The Band's Visit ", addressing young artists all across the nation, "may turn out to be your objective". Read More »

Robert De Niro Says 'F-k Trump' Live at Tony Awards 2018

Many critics have tapped "The Band's Visit" as their odds-on favorite to be crowned best new musical. When hosts Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban came back onstage, they were dressed in each other's characters in the musicals they were in - with her in a beard and him in a short waitress outfit. Read More »

More than 1.5 tons of Tyson frozen, breaded chicken recalled


The recalled products are marked with the number "P-746" on the product package. If you think you were injured or sickened by the recalled chicken, the FDA recommended seeking medical treatment. These products should be thrown away. In 2014, more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets were recalled over plastic problem that stemmed from a product scraper inside a blending machine. Read More »

Japanese government forces Airbnb to cancel thousands of bookings


Japan is implementing a new law that would make Airbnb legal in the country. Airbnb said changes to the guidance around its implementation meant reservations would now be affected. Data shared with the authorities will now include passport details and the dates of bookings. Airbnb is also attempting to help guests find alternative Airbnb listings that are in compliance with the new law. Read More »

Swiss Voters Strongly Reject Money Reform Proposal

The slogan reads "Dear Swiss National Bank, please remember why we founded you". A final result is expected around 1500 GMT. This is on the minds of Swiss voters this weekend, as they go to the polls for a referendum on whether to adopt a "sovereign money" system . Read More »

Echostar Corp (NASDAQ:SATS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS ) for 2,672 shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 95.66 mln. The short interest to Echostar Corporation's float is 2.08%. About 91,405 shares traded. EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) has declined 18.76% since June 7, 2017 and is downtrending. Read More »

Fossil Group's British business challenged by department store closures


Once approved, 2,000 direct jobs and 4,000 brand and concession roles will be at risk. Creditors are expected to vote on this proposal on 22 June. The largest House of Fraser to close is on London's Oxford Street, where it occupies one of the most valuable retail locations in the country and is one of the most iconic stores on Britain's busiest thoroughfares. Read More »

Glorious Leader Calls Justin Trudeau A Liar


However, Edward Alden, also a CFR senior fellow, said repairing relations with our immediate neighbors Mexico and Canada , who had felt NAFTA would shield them from the American government's more extreme protectionist measures, have found themselves essentially abandoned. Read More »

Oil spill was 4800 litres


In fact, it was 4,800, the company says. In an emailed statement on Sunday, a spokesperson for the ministry said the discrepancy was due to 100 litres being "the minimum threshold under their spill reporting obligations". Since its inception, Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion project has faced fierce and widespread grassroots opposition across Canada as well as legal challenges that have brought the projection's completion into question. Read More »

Iran: Oil prices could jump to $140 on USA sanctions


West Texas Intermediate for delivery next month declined US$0.21 to settle at US$65.74 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Friday as concerns about surging USA output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan cut its price forecast. Read More »

Petrol prices cut for 10th day in a row, diesel slashed too


Diesel prices also decreased by 15 paise to Rs. 68.58 per litre in Delhi . Petrol and diesel prices have dipped again, for the tenth day in a row. The government does not want to cut excise duty and is looking at alternative means to reduce petrol and diesel prices that had on May 29 touched an all-time high of Rs 78.43 per litre and Rs 69.31 a litre respectively. Read More »

Plastic straws will soon no longer be served at A&W Restaurants


The paper straws will be more expensive for A&W, but the company says you'll still pay the same for a root beer float. "It's the right thing to do, we've really built a big packaging program on reusable packages, and this is just the next step in our journey and we're going to continue to identify opportunities like this", explains A&W's Tyler Pronyk. Read More »

FDI Into India Decreased To $40 Billion In 2017


Authorities could attract tens of billions of dollars of FDI in coming years by selling state assets and involving foreign companies in public-private partnerships to build and operate infrastructure. "FDI to Nigeria fell 21 per cent to $3.5 billion" FDI to Nigeria fell 21 percent to $3.5 billion". India's GDP, now pegged at more than $2.8 trillion by the International Monetary Fund, grew at the fastest pace in seven quarters at 7.7 per cent during January-March 2018. Read More »

Quebec ticket takes Lotto Max's $60 million jackpot


There were Max Millions tickets sold in both locations. Tonight's draw (Friday, June 8th) will take place at 7:30 pm PST. If you choose to participate, do not forget to play responsibly. One second prize, worth $202,003.60, was sold in Cambridge. For each $5 play, Lotto Max players receive three sets of seven numbers ranging from one to forty-nine. Read More »

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion


I'm Nat Friedman , future CEO of GitHub. Will that be enough to reassure GitHub's more jittery users, however? Developers are really particular about their setup, and choosing an editor is one of the most personal decisions a developer makes. Read More »

BMW recall delay ‘contributed to driver death’


The inquest found that BMW's actions contributed to Gurung's death, but there was insufficient evidence to suggest corporate manslaughter, reports the BBC . He was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of multiple traumatic injuries, the coroner concluded. Mrs Loxton said the BMW's driver had no reason to expect a total power failure while driving. Read More »

Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe Linked to Futures Market


The government's investigation has been spurred on by fears that bitcoin futures on CME Group Inc.'s CME exchange have caused the price of the first and foremost cryptocurrency's futures to be manipulated - something which falls underneath the government's regulatory umbrella. Read More »

Kia recalls over 500K vehicles because air bags may not inflate


Kia is recalling about half a million vehicles in the fix a defect that may cause air bags and seat belts to malfunction in a crash. This recall is related to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation launched on March 16 of this year into Hyundai and Kia vehicles where, in six incidents, the airbags failed to deploy. Read More »

Unemployment drops in Calgary while national rate remains steady

The decline in construction jobs also comes as the country's once-hot housing market has cooled in recent months in response to rising interest rates and tighter mortgage rules that came into effect in January. The professional, scientific and technical services sector added 17,000 an transportation and warehousing added 12,000. Sectors gaining jobs included the accommodation and food services sector which added 18,000 jobs, helped by growth in British Columbia. Read More »

Britains FCA presses ahead with Aramco listing rule


The FCA pushed ahead with the controversial decision to loosen requirements for the listing of sovereign-controlled companies, in efforts to attract a London-based Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the likes of Saudi Arabia's state energy holding Aramco . Read More »

Trump withdraws endorsement of G7 joint statement, slams 'weak' Trudeau


The Prime Minister's Office responded by saying Trudeau has been consistent with Trump . Trump, who attended the day one of the summit pitched the idea of discarding all tariffs and trade barriers between the USA and its G-7 allies. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hosting the world's most powerful countries at the two-day summit in La Malbaie , in Quebec's Charlevoix region. Read More »

Japan Q1 GDP Unrevised, -0.2% On Quarter


But Japan's reliance on exports may be perilous going forward as Group of Seven tensions heat up over U.S. President Donald Trump's recent imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's economy had been relatively healthy in recent quarters, boosted by free lending and a government program created to fight deflation, a continual decrease of prices. Read More »

New Jersey Powerball winner takes lump sum, quits job


Tayeb Souami came forward Friday to explain how he bought the winning ticket at a Shoprite in Hackensack. A lottery official confirmed the victor is from northern New Jersey but didn't say where. He has two children. He refinanced his house in order to send his 17-year-old daughter to college, he said, and had received the check just a week before winning. Read More »

Oil prices extended losses after JP Morgan cuts forecast


In 2017, world crude oil production declined by 701,000 barrels per day, or 0.9 per cent, as compared to 2016, to reach 74.69 million barrels per day, marking the first yearly decline since 2009. As investors digest the signals of increasing supplies from Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, and the said to back the idea , futures have slumped 9 percent in less than three weeks. Read More »

Kia unveils new Niro EV at Busan International Motor Show


Kia's forthcoming electric Niro SUV will offer a range of up to 280 miles when it launches in the United Kingdom next year, according to details released at the Busan International Motor Show in Korea. Inside, it comes a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system, but comes with EV-suited features, such as enabling owners to find charging points and monitor the level of charge and range. Read More »

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down


The Board expects to have a successor in place during the second half of the year and until such time Gavin will continue to serve as Chief Executive. The company said he would "not now be receiving the 2018 incentive share plan award", which was set out in the latest annual report. He had missed out on a bonus in the previous year after a number of setbacks. Read More »