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Cargo plane goes off runway on landing in Halifax Cargo plane goes off runway on landing in Halifax
- November 10, 2018

The crew of five onboard were removed by fire crews and taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Rath Spicer said the accident happened at the end of Runway 32. and some water on the runway, with 23 mm of rain falling between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then 5 mm between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. Larry Vance, an aviation analyst and accident investigator who spent 25 years with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, said it appears the plane was landing with a strong tailwind - something he ... (more...)
New Mazda3 teased again: hatch and sedan to debut in LA… New Mazda3 teased again: hatch and sedan to debut in LA…
- November 10, 2018

In recent times, Mazda has created some stunning production and concept cars including the Kai , Vision Coupe and updated 6. One change we notice is the rear window drops down sharply unlike on the old model, where it comes to a gradual point. (more...)
Flight Attendant Praised for Breastfeeding Stranger's Hungry Baby Flight Attendant Praised for Breastfeeding Stranger's Hungry Baby
- November 10, 2018

She added: 'After I had breastfed the baby I escorted her and her mother back to their seat. 'When the mother told me that she no formula milk for the child, and I knew that there was none on board, I knew I had to help. So, she walked down the aisle to approach the mum and asked if she needed to feed the infant. It took place during a "check flight", which would qualify her as a cabin crew evaluator, one of the duties required of an assistant line administrator. (more...)
Global oil prices fall as supply rises and demand growth slows Global oil prices fall as supply rises and demand growth slows
- November 10, 2018

The two important global benchmarks of the oil market- US West Texas Intermediate and Brent have both declined by over 20 percent from its 4-year highs at the start of October. Washington has granted exemptions to Iran's biggest buyers. China will still be allowed to import some Iranian crude under a waiver to USA sanctions that will enable it to purchase 360,000 bpd for 180 days, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. (more...)
Australia to China: Don't Bother Bidding for Our Gas Pipelines Australia to China: Don't Bother Bidding for Our Gas Pipelines
- November 10, 2018

FIRB was unable to reach consensus, he said , "expressing its concerns about aggregation and the national interest implications of such a dominant foreign player in the gas electricity sectors over the longer term". Frydenberg, who until August was energy minister, said he was not opposed to CK Group or its subsidiaries. "CK Group companies are already a substantial investor in Australia's gas and electricity sectors and a significant provider of infrastructure services that millions of ... (more...)
US Retailers already kicking off Black Friday with big deals US Retailers already kicking off Black Friday with big deals
- November 09, 2018

This Thanksgiving Day (November 22) beginning at 4. p.m local time, Walmart swill be throwing its inaugural "Light Up Black Friday " party at locations across the country. The iPhone 6 and various Android models are also marked down. "That said, I doubt we'll have a lot of product from the event sitting around midday Friday. (more...)
Bombardier says it will cut 5000 jobs Bombardier says it will cut 5000 jobs
- November 09, 2018

About 2,500 Bombardier workers will be laid off in Quebec and 600 in Ontario, with the 2,000 other cuts occurring overseas, according to a spokesman, who did not specify the units. The union GMB said they will "fight tooth and nail" to protect Bombardier jobs in Northern Ireland. Despite the layoffs and sale of assets, Bombardier saw earnings jump 48% over the same period previous year with a profit of $271 million on $3.6 billion in revenues during the third quarter of 2018. (more...)
Iceland's Christmas TV ad banned in UK Iceland's Christmas TV ad banned in UK
- November 09, 2018

Why has Iceland's Christmas advert been banned? The advertisement features a young girl who exclaims: "There's an orangutan in my bedroom and I don't know what to do". It's on YouTube so we can all still see it though, just imagine the last seven seconds of it is a cut to some pre-cooked roast potatoes being served up by a textbook TV mum, then whatever Iceland's current slogan is comes up, written in a Christmassy font. (more...)
France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off
- November 09, 2018

The aid was later deemed illegal by the European Commission. French airport official Didier Villat told Sud Ouest newspaper: 'To my knowledge it's the first time a Ryanair plane has been seized in this way. The airline uses Boeing 737-800 planes, which cost £78.4 million each when new. "Just because we manage a little airport in Charente it doesn't mean we are not going to defend ourselves", he added. (more...)
Poloniex opens trading for BCH pre-fork, offering BCHABC & BCHSV trading Poloniex opens trading for BCH pre-fork, offering BCHABC & BCHSV trading
- November 09, 2018

But when exactly will the cryptocurrency hard fork? Between Sunday and today, Bitcoin Cash has gone up by up to 32%. On Nov. 5, the software developer Brenton Gunning announced to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH ) community that he'd developed a BCH library written in the programming language Rust. (more...)
Trump to Dems threatening investigation: 'Two can play that game!' Trump to Dems threatening investigation: 'Two can play that game!'
- November 09, 2018

Both Republicans and Democrats know the importance of winning the state - no GOP nominee has won the presidency without also winning Florida in nearly a century. "To any of the pundits or talking heads that do not give us proper credit for this great Midterm Election, just remember two words - FAKE NEWS!" the president tweeted. (more...)
Kraft Heinz to offload Canadian natural cheese unit to Parmalat Kraft Heinz to offload Canadian natural cheese unit to Parmalat
- November 09, 2018

It would also include the purchase of Kraft's Ingleside, Ont., processing plant, which employs almost 400 people who would be transferred to Parmalat. supply chain, logistics, etc), consumer data and marketing, and finally new models such as direct-to-consumer and e-commerce. Kraft expects to use proceeds from the deal to pay down debt, which amounted to almost $31 billion as of September 29. (more...)
Blockchain Wallet Announces Stellar (XLM) Airdrop Worth $125 Million Blockchain Wallet Announces Stellar (XLM) Airdrop Worth $125 Million
- November 09, 2018

Regardless, this XLM airdrop is welcome news for both the Stellar community and Blockchain wallet users. U.K-based crypto wallet provider Blockchain .com (formerly Blockchain .info), has officially added support for Stellar (XLM ), one of the top cryptocurrencies in the crypto industry. (more...)
Oil Teeters Near Record Losing Streak After Entering Bear Market Oil Teeters Near Record Losing Streak After Entering Bear Market
- November 09, 2018

Lavrov emphasized that Russian Federation and its European partners were looking for ways to maintain economic ties with Iran. Turkey has said it is also evaluating possible imports after receiving a waiver, but President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the country would not abide by the sanctions as they were aimed at "unbalancing the world". (more...)
Minimum wage workers are expecting larger paychecks Minimum wage workers are expecting larger paychecks
- November 09, 2018

Meanwhile, Congress hasn't increased the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour in nearly a decade. Voters in Missouri approved the bill that will increase the minimum wage to $8.60 an hour in 2019. Currently , 29 states and Washington, D.C., have higher minimum wages than the federal rate, according to EPI. Ankley has taken notice of this appreciation, saying "I'm a young women who's trying to make it on my own and so being able to have more than minimum wage makes me feel grateful for the ... (more...)
Google changes policies on sexual misconduct after protests Google changes policies on sexual misconduct after protests
- November 09, 2018

The company also said in a longer document that it would be changing the way it conducts internal investigations, noting that there would now be a "global process that will allow Googlers to be accompanied by a companion during an HR investigation, or when raising/reporting any harassment or discrimination concerns to HR". (more...)
EU’s Divisive Plan to Tax Facebook, Amazon Returns to Spotlight EU’s Divisive Plan to Tax Facebook, Amazon Returns to Spotlight
- November 09, 2018

These companies have come in for criticism over the taxes they pay in European countries, and France just wants them to pay their fair share. A compromise is taking shape in the fight over a planned digital tax, with European ministers discussing delaying its launch until 2021, Handelsblatt has learned. (more...)
How Trump can divide and conquer the Democrats How Trump can divide and conquer the Democrats
- November 09, 2018

For the past two years, White House lawyers and the Trump Organization have repeatedly rebuffed Democratic efforts to get even the most basic financial information on Trump's businesses. Previous presidents who have suffered mid-term setbacks have professed humility and said they learned valuable lessons. Midterm elections are typically hard for the party in power, but the GOP's hold on power was further weakened by an unusually large number of retirements as well as infighting ... (more...)
The mangled wreckage of BHP's runaway train which derailed in Western Australia The mangled wreckage of BHP's runaway train which derailed in Western Australia
- November 08, 2018

The train, comprising 268 wagons stretching nearly two miles in length, was carrying up to 35,000 tonnes of iron ore worth about $2 million when the driver alighted to inspect an issue with a wagon and the train moved off without him. Australia is one of the world's major sources of iron ore. "We've got no reason why we have to change the contracts and agreements we have with existing customers", he said, following the company' annual general meeting in Adelaide. (more...)
Elon Musk replaced as Tesla chair Elon Musk replaced as Tesla chair
- November 08, 2018

Tesla has named an Australian executive as its new chairman after Elon Musk was forced to give up the role. Ms Denholm is now chief financial officer and head of strategy at Australian telecoms group Tesltra. She will temporarily step down as chair of Tesla's audit committee until she leaves Telstra, the company said. Before moving to Telstra, she worked for Silicon Valley firms Sun Microsystems and Juniper Networks as well as consultants Arthur Anderson and Toyota. (more...)
Volkswagen Tarok pickup is a transformable truck Volkswagen Tarok pickup is a transformable truck
- November 07, 2018

Essentially, the bed can be extended thanks to the folding rear panel that connects it with the five-seat double cab. José Carlos Pavone, Head of Design Volkswagen do Brasil, revealed the pick-up concept. Inside, the Tarok has a customisable digital instrumentation screen, a high-resolution infotainment system, and colour-coded dashboard and door trim accents. (more...)
U.S. Exempts Iran's Chabahar Port From Sanctions In Nod To Afghanistan U.S. Exempts Iran's Chabahar Port From Sanctions In Nod To Afghanistan
- November 07, 2018

In October-November 2017, India successfully despatched an inaugural consignment of around 15,000 tons of wheat from the Indian port of Kandla in Gujarat to Afghanistan via Chabahar, in line with its commitment to provide 1.1 million tons of wheat to Afghanistan on a grant basis. (more...)
Papa Gino's Abruptly Closes Some Restaurants This Weekend Papa Gino's Abruptly Closes Some Restaurants This Weekend
- November 07, 2018

WBZ-TV found a "closed" sign on a Papa Gino's on Needham Street in Newton. The announcement came after the company, Papa Gino's Holdings Corporation, Inc., abruptly closed dozens of locations throughout New England on Sunday. Employees at several remaining Papa Gino's referred phone calls from a Boston .com reporter to the corporate office, which did not immediately respond to requests for comment. (more...)
Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor
- November 07, 2018

He had also said how a transfer of excess reserves from a central bank to the government can be "catastrophic" and may ignite "economic fire". While Mr Gandhi has accused the government of "destroying" institutions with its alleged strong arm tactics, differences between the government and RBI came out in public domain after a deputy governor raised concerns about the central bank's autonomy. (more...)
Twitter is struggling to curb fake Elon Musk accounts promoting cryptocurrency scams Twitter is struggling to curb fake Elon Musk accounts promoting cryptocurrency scams
- November 07, 2018

In order to maintain the authenticity of the hacked account, the Pathe account was renamed as Elon Musk. The hackers put up a fake tweet by Elon Musk proposing a scheme for multiplying the number of bitcoins sent by the users in exchange of a small amount of cryptocurrency sent to the desired wallet link. (more...)
Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws
- November 07, 2018

As of late Tuesday night with 43 per cent of polls reporting, MI voters appeared to vote in favour of legalizing recreational cannabis for anyone 21 years old or older in the state, with about 57 per cent of voters approving the ballot measure while 42 per cent voted against it. (more...)
Venezuela Wants Its Almost $700M Worth Of Gold Back From England, Please Venezuela Wants Its Almost $700M Worth Of Gold Back From England, Please
- November 07, 2018

The move is thought to be a response to recently announced sanctions by the U.S., which are aimed at disrupting the South American country's gold exports. "Everything suggests that Venezuela will be the second biggest gold reserve on planet Earth", said the President, adding that the country will do what's necessary to get around the restrictions that are preventing medicine and food to enter the country. (more...)
Shalala, Mucarsel-Powell flip Miami-Dade House seats to Democrats Shalala, Mucarsel-Powell flip Miami-Dade House seats to Democrats
- November 07, 2018

Keith Rothfus in a new district that was among four that could flip from red to blue. Some GOP women won key races. Tara Young campaigns for Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous at John F. In his time in office, Trump has pushed tax cuts through Congress and overseen a period of economic and jobs growth but has failed so far to deliver on presidential campaign promises to replace the Obamacare healthcare law and build a wall on the Mexican border that he has said is ... (more...)
Pro-Brexit Groups, UK Insurance Businessman Banks Probed by Crime Agency Pro-Brexit Groups, UK Insurance Businessman Banks Probed by Crime Agency
- November 07, 2018

The Electoral Commission said it believed criminal offenses had been committed after uncovering details that an Isle of Man-incorporated company was involved in the loans. "It's a group of vicious MPs who have grouped together with the Guardian and the FT". The tycoon is also facing allegations he may have misled parliament over links between Leave.EU and his aforementioned insurance business, Eldon Insurance, during the referendum. (more...)
Americans head to the polls in first major test for Trump Americans head to the polls in first major test for Trump
- November 07, 2018

Republicans now hold 51 against the Democrats' 49 (with two independents). The race's final days have been marred by controversies over voting access, which Kemp oversees as the Georgia secretary of state. But it's enough to push the potential Democratic House majority to a more comfortable 10 to 15 seats. So the first problem is that we assumed Clinton would win even though the data was telling us it was not a sure thing. (more...)

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