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Ford Ranger production starts in MI Ford Ranger production starts in MI
- October 25, 2018

The only Ford (F.N) exports that have been hurt have been vehicles built for the Chinese market, due to that country's move to increase tariffs to 40 percent after the United States slapped 25 percent tariffs on Chinese-built vehicles entering the United States, Hinrichs said. (more...)
McDonald's is adding a new breakfast sandwich and it doesn't make sense McDonald's is adding a new breakfast sandwich and it doesn't make sense
- October 25, 2018

They're modified versions of McDonald's popular Egg McMuffin - they will include two slices of American cheese, two sausage patties, bacon and an egg, The sandwiches are available on a McMuffin, biscuit, or McGriddles cakes. "With a little bit of focus", he said, McDonald's "can get right back in". Unless we're counting the time you stuffed hash browns into your McGriddle last month, McDonald's says there have been no new "item innovations" on its breakfast menu since its Egg White Delight ... (more...)
MA nurse wins $1M Mega Millions prize MA nurse wins $1M Mega Millions prize
- October 25, 2018

But say, of the $492 million jackpot after taxes in SC, you made a decision to invest $475 million and not touch it. "Hopefully it's a local guy to spend it in the community", Patel said. That investment would amount to more than $2 billion over the course of 30 years , after factoring in compound interest and a conservative rate of return of 5%. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year
- October 25, 2018

The benchmark S&P 500 lost 3.1 per cent, marking its sixth straight day of losses. The Nasdaq Composite.IXIC dropped 140.08 points, or 1.88 percent, to 7,328.55 at the opening bell. The stock vaulted 9.2 percent to $285.13 after Citron Research, a company that for years had bet against the stock, reversed its position and put out a note saying it would be a long-term investor in the electric vehicle and solar panel company. (more...)
Ryanair criticised after 'nothing was done' during racial abuse incident Ryanair criticised after 'nothing was done' during racial abuse incident
- October 24, 2018

Gayle was unable to move out of her aisle seat quickly enough to let the man sit down in his window seat, and then he began using abusive and racist remarks on her. Another passenger in the row behind them attempts to create space between them as the man says then calls Gayle an "ugly Black bastard". He replies: "I don't care whether she's f****** disabled or not - if I tell her to get out she gets out". (more...)
Yahoo agrees to $50M settlement for breaches Yahoo agrees to $50M settlement for breaches
- October 24, 2018

The data breach is still under investigation, and the U.S. Department of Justice has charged Russian hackers with the 2014 breach that affected 500 million accounts . "The costs can include such things as identity theft, delayed tax refunds or other problems linked to having had personal information pilfered during the Yahoo break-ins", the report added. (more...)
Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach
- October 24, 2018

The breach in question, which wasn't made public until 2016, affected some 200 million United States consumers and three billion email accounts worldwide. According to the Associated Press , any "eligible" Yahoo account holder can make a claim for a portion of this $50 million fund if they can prove to have suffered losses due to the security breach. (more...)
U.S. revokes 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi death U.S. revokes 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi death
- October 24, 2018

CIA Director Gina Haspel visited the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday for talks with officials about the killing of Washington Post contributor Khashoggi inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate. Mr Trump's comments in recent days have ranged from threatening Saudi Arabia with "very severe" consequences and mentioning possible economic sanctions, to more conciliatory remarks highlighting the country's role as a United States ally against Iran and Islamist militants, as well as a ... (more...)
Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight
- October 24, 2018

The cash option is just short of a billion at $904.9 million. "We're doing really well with them". But the more tickets that are sold, the greater the odds you'll have to split the jackpot . The second-largest jackpot was a $1.586 billion Powerball drawing on January 13, 2016. "It's hard to overstate how exciting this is". "Mega Millions is not affiliated with and does not endorse any company claiming to sell our tickets around the world, online or otherwise", the website reads. (more...)
Oil rises above US$80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase Oil rises above US$80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase
- October 24, 2018

Trying to dismiss such worries, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that "there is no intention" for such action, and that Saudi Arabia would play a "constructive and responsible role" in world energy markets. "I cannot give you a guarantee, because I cannot predict what will happen to other suppliers", Falih said, when asked whether the world can avoid oil hitting $100 per barrel again. (more...)
$3,400 Mega Millions tickets are being sold in Kansas - EVERY MINUTE! $3,400 Mega Millions tickets are being sold in Kansas - EVERY MINUTE!
- October 24, 2018

Tonight's Mega Millions drawing will be at 11 p.m. There's still a 1 in 302.6 million chance of hitting the jackpot. For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the huge Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math and very long odds. (more...)
Exploding toilet tanks lead to massive recall of flushers Exploding toilet tanks lead to massive recall of flushers
- October 23, 2018

The product is sold at Home Depot, Lowe's stores and online at http://www.grainger.com , http://www.hdsupply.com , http://www.homedepot.com and other online retailers from September 1996 through December 2015 for about $108 for the units without toilets. (more...)
Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore
- October 23, 2018

The UK technology firm, founded by the Brexit-supporting entrepreneur and inventor Sir James Dyson , said its decision reflected the global nature of its business including its supply chain despite high operating costs. The firm, founded by the billionaire inventor Sir James Dyson , is developing the vehicle at its research facilities in Wiltshire, pitting it against firms such as Tesla , the California-based electric auto firm founded by Elon Musk, as well as the tech giants Apple and ... (more...)
Khashoggi Killing Khashoggi Killing "Abhorrent", Kingdom In "Crisis", Says Saudi Minister
- October 23, 2018

USA crude oil production has climbed by nearly a third since mid-2016 to around 11 million barrels per day, and rising drilling activity points to further increases. This development comes as U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton is expected to meet senior Russian officials in Moscow early next week. Reflecting rising U.S. (more...)
Premier Inn chain to offer smaller, no-frills hotel rooms Premier Inn chain to offer smaller, no-frills hotel rooms
- October 23, 2018

Zip by Premier Inn will offer rooms from £19 a night on the outskirts of towns, with a £5 cleaning charge for customers staying more than one night. Whitbread said it conducted extensive research that revealed guests were willing to forego traditional expectations - such as large rooms and super-central locations - in favour of a lower price. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Sells Parts Firm Magneti Marelli For $7.1 Billion Fiat Chrysler Sells Parts Firm Magneti Marelli For $7.1 Billion
- October 23, 2018

The combined businesses of Calsonic Kansei and Magneti Marelli will create the world's 7th largest global independent automotive components supplier based on total revenues. Calsonic initially made a bid of $6.7 billion, according to the report. Magneti Marelli , which was founded in 1919, has been a subsidiary of FCA and its predecessor companies since 1967. (more...)
Delivery delays expected as rotating strikes start at Canada Post Delivery delays expected as rotating strikes start at Canada Post
- October 23, 2018

Mike Palecek, CUPW national president, says the goal has always been to settle an agreement without "postal disruption". But the union says it's trying to minimize the impact on customers with rotating strikes instead of a total service stoppage. (more...)
Server gets $10,000 tip from customer who ordered water Server gets $10,000 tip from customer who ordered water
- October 23, 2018

It must have been good. Oliverio said the server found $10,000 in cash on the table along with a note that said, "Thanks for the delicious water". The supersized tipper wasn't just an ordinary guy with money to burn on water. Several of the 20 year-old vlogger's friends stayed behind to record staff's reaction to his generous tip, although this video has yet to be uploaded to the site. (more...)
Prepared salads recalled for salmonella, listeria risk Prepared salads recalled for salmonella, listeria risk
- October 23, 2018

Each has an establishment number of "17523A or P-17523A" and "45694 or P-45694" printed in the USDA mark of inspection. Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas , produced the taquitos from July 1 through October 10 and shipped them to retailers nationwide, according to a news release. (more...)
Premier Inn unveils no frills £19-a-night pod rooms
- October 23, 2018

The flexible rooms can be made up as a single bed, twin single beds or pushed together to make a double, and cover and incredibly limited amount of space - at around 8.5 square metres. Richard Clarke, an analyst at Bernstein, floated the idea that Zip might be the starting point for pushing the Premier Inn brand upmarket. Whitbread is still planning to open more Premier Inn hotels as well as new Hub and Zip locations. (more...)
Musk says hyperloop test tunnel will open in December Musk says hyperloop test tunnel will open in December
- October 22, 2018

Manufactured under his firm Boring Co., Hyperloop is a network of high-speed transit tunnels created to maximise the efficiency of public transport at a lowered cost. It originates at a property owned by SpaceX, one of Musk's other ventures, and runs about two miles under city streets. In addition to the testing tunnel and the East Coast route, the Boring company lists an underground tunnel project in Chicago. (more...)
Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10 Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10
- October 22, 2018

A bank of elevators would take pedestrians, cyclists or cars from street-level stations to underground tunnel stops. Taking to Twitter, the billionaire SpaceX founder said his underground tunnel for the project "is nearly done" and will be ready on December 10. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi’s Death, Calling It ‘Huge and Grave Mistake’ Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi’s Death, Calling It ‘Huge and Grave Mistake’
- October 22, 2018

Both areas are now being searched for Khashoggi's remains. "We don't know in terms of details how". The kingdom has fired five top officials and arrested 18 others in an investigation into the killing - a move that has widely been viewed as an attempt to cover up the Crown Prince's role in the murder. (more...)
Thousands of Hondurans in U.S.-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico Thousands of Hondurans in U.S.-bound migrant caravan head into Mexico
- October 22, 2018

They marched on through Mexico shouting slogans like " Si se pudo " or "Yes, we could!" On Saturday, Mexican authorities opened the border for women and children on the overcrowded bridge, taking them to a shelter in the city of Tapachula, about 40 kilometers from Ciudad Hidalgo . (more...)
Fuel price hike: Petrol, CNG pumps to remain shut in Delhi today Fuel price hike: Petrol, CNG pumps to remain shut in Delhi today
- October 22, 2018

The transport strike has been called by the Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti, a major auto-taxi unions in the city. But in Odisha, VAT on both petrol and diesel is pegged at 26 per cent. Officials of the dealers' association say that petrol pumps in Delhi have suffered almost 50-60 per cent decline in sale of diesel and 25 per cent in petrol since the Centre and neighbouring states announced rate cuts. (more...)
Concept study Mission E Cross Turismo goes into series production Concept study Mission E Cross Turismo goes into series production
- October 22, 2018

You can expect the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo to hit the market in 2021, but the name is still an unknown factor - might we suggest the Porsche Horseless? We've been introduced to the Cross Turismo before, of course, the vehicle having debuted as a concept at this year's Geneva show. (more...)
Man filmed hurling racist abuse at woman sat near him on plane Man filmed hurling racist abuse at woman sat near him on plane
- October 22, 2018

When the woman tries to respond to him quietly, he replies: "Don't talk to me in a f*****g foreign language you stupid ugly cow". Even though a few passengers call for the man to be removed from the flight, flight attendants let him stay, only telling the man he is being "super rude" and asking him to calm down. (more...)
Tim Cook Demands Bloomberg to Retract Controversial Chinese Spy Chip Story Tim Cook Demands Bloomberg to Retract Controversial Chinese Spy Chip Story
- October 21, 2018

Two weeks ago, Bloomberg Businessweek released a stunning report on Chinese spies planting tiny chips on servers with the goal of creating a "stealth doorway into any network that included the altered machines". Bloomberg News has not returned a request for comment Friday, and neither has Supermicro. Prior to BuzzFeed's report, the company has stood by its story . (more...)
No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million No victor again: Powerball jackpot up to $620 million
- October 21, 2018

If you've got a lotto itch, Mega Millions and Powerball tickets are now $2 each and can be purhcased in 44 states, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Your opinion is valuable. Each Powerball or Mega Millions ticket is $2. The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million. (more...)
Mega Millions jackpot nears record Mega Millions jackpot nears record
- October 21, 2018

The next drawing will be Friday. The Mega Millions jackpot has been increasing since a group of 11 co-workers in Santa Clara County, Califiornia, shared a $543 million prize back in July. Tuesday to be eligible. If you match one yellow ball (which is the last number drawn), then you'll win $2. The store received $1 million from Mega Millions for making the sale. (more...)

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