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by | April 21, 2019 | 01:58

The NEB report in February made 16 new recommendations for the government, including implementing measures to reduce ferry noise, adding incentives and establishing requirements for quiet vessel design. That move came after Canada's Federal Court of Appeal overturned the Liberal government's 2016 approval to expand the pipeline. RBC Capital Markets energy analyst Michael Tran said the short delay to the Trans Mountain decision would not materially impact the energy sector, and it was more ...

by | April 21, 2019 | 01:19

Sears Holdings Corporation finally sued former chairman Eddie Lampert , his hedge fund ESL Investments and others investors like Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, claiming these persons stole billions of dollars in assets from the iconic retailer leading to its bankruptcy in 2018.

by | April 21, 2019 | 01:00

The grounding of its Boeing 737 Max jets is causing United Airlines to trim growth plans for this year, and the carrier expects to discuss potential compensation with Boeing. "We are making steady progress toward certification", Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said in a video on his Twitter account on Wednesday. Air Canada's rival, WestJet Airlines Ltd., declined to specifically address Mr.

by | April 20, 2019 | 01:52

Downtown Los Alamos will be filled with family fun Saturday as children hunt for Easter Eggs and the county fire and medical community presents the Wildfire 2019 event. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. The West Vancouver Streamkeeper Society invites you to join them at the West Vancouver Memorial Library tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.

by | April 20, 2019 | 02:17

The statement did not make mention of the previous conflict but only said that Binance periodically reviews each token that is listed to make sure that they still meet up to the required standards. After the delisting, Erik Voorhees followed suit and announced they would be delisting Bitcoin SV within 48 hours. Everyone praised Binance and CZ for doing what was necessary.

by | April 19, 2019 | 02:18

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company. The issue is the latest to make trouble for Facebook. Facebook claims it changed the feature and removed the text stating the contact information was being uploaded, but the underlying code that performed this task accidentally remained.

by | April 19, 2019 | 01:45

To help reduce Beijing's soaring USA trade surplus, Chinese officials have offered to increase purchases of American farm goods and energy exports. In an echo of European protests, the chamber laid out how Chinese firms in the U.S. For example, foreign companies in China are subject to equity caps and joint venture restrictions that often include hidden costs, such as technology transfer, in the automotive, banking, healthcare services, information and communications technologies, and ...

by | April 19, 2019 | 02:32

The retail price index rate was 2.4%, below expectations of 2.6%. On the monthly basis, the growth rate in the quantity bought increased by 1.1 percent in March. It said the rise in the food index was caused by increases in prices of bread and cereals, meat, fish, potatoes, yam and other tubers, oils and fats, and soft drinks, vegetables, and fruits.

by | April 18, 2019 | 01:27

Both sides scored victories in various court systems but they're finally calling a truce. The agreement includes an undisclosed payment from Apple to Qualcomm, a six-year licensing deal , and a chip supply agreement. Apple gets to break its dependence on a single chip maker and Qualcomm gets to do business with a large customer. Qualcomm's share price surged 23.2 per cent, its biggest gain in more than 19 years, while Apple's stock ended its day flat.

by | April 14, 2019 | 00:38

The news represents a real reversal of Panasonic's plans; it recently expanded the US Gigafactory from 10 to 13 production lines to help the vehicle maker grow. Batteries produced there aren't just for Tesla's cars, mind. The company is scheduled to report first-quarter financial results on April 24. However, Tesla and Panasonic have now chose to freeze major investments in expanding the Gigafactory 1 capacity because EV sales have been below expectations, Nikkei reports.

by | April 14, 2019 | 00:34

The casino mogul was not in attendance Tuesday when the gaming commission of the state opened a set of hearings into the response. Wynn Resorts executives are to provide a testimony into how they have handled the allegations against Steve Wynn , with proposals to prohibit Wynn from entering the casino grounds.

by | April 13, 2019 | 08:40

Earlier this week , Consumer Reports published an analysis on the product and said it could be linked to up to 32 infant sleeping deaths. The AAP rarely issues warnings about child products or pushes for recalls. Fisher-Price recalled almost five million infant sleepers on Friday , after more than 30 babies died in them over a 10-year period. Tragically, that is not the case.

by | April 13, 2019 | 07:18

Let's put aside Assange for a moment-because when laws are written or precedents set based only on whether Bad People are bad, we all lose. It is the monumental amount of leaks such as this that lifted the veil on USA -led military operation in a variety of theaters, none of which have produced a favorable outcome [for] the people of those countries.

by | April 12, 2019 | 01:49

The company told investors it would sell debt in six portions, from three to 30 years, according to the people familiar with the matter. The order book is set to be the largest ever seen in emerging markets, covering many times the $10 billion to $15 billion Aramco is expected to raise.

by | April 12, 2019 | 03:06

But at this moment, we're talking about the big deal. The South Korean leader, who wants to see a denuclearized Korean Peninsula, has been shuttling between Washington and Pyongyang to resolve the nuclear standoff. The Trump administration, however, has maintained that it will not let up on the sanctions that have crippled North Korea's economy until it first relinquishes its nuclear weapons.

by | April 10, 2019 | 02:28

The continued uncertainty would also be bad for our businesses and citizens. It compels the government to ask the European Union to delay Brexit, which is now due to take place Friday . In a letter to the members of the other 27 member states, EU Council President Donald Tusk suggested they consider May's June 30 delay request at their emergency meeting on Wednesday so as to better prepare against the chance of a no-deal Brexit.

by | April 08, 2019 | 01:56

The Commission has particular concerns over the selective catalytic reduction systems, which reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in diesel vehicle exhaust streams, and "Otto" particle filters, which reduce harmful particle emissions in exhaust gases of petrol cars with direct injection.

by | April 07, 2019 | 01:15

The remarks, following a week of back-and-forth threats to close the border, risked further muddying the USA relationship with its second-largest trading partner. Vitiello, who has served as ICE's acting commissioner since June, had previously served as the chief of Border Patrol and deputy commissioner of Border Patrol's parent agency, U.S.

by | April 07, 2019 | 01:11

May's team is now negotiating with leaders from the main opposition Labour Party in a bid to find a compromise that can pass parliament in the coming days. But more talks were planned between staff of May and Corbyn. "But if you are able to get the withdrawal agreement ratified before the 22 May then you might not actually have to fight them, and there is zero appetite in the United Kingdom for fighting EP elections", Hunt said.

by | April 06, 2019 | 02:34

Hold on a minute, 540m users is a big chunk of Facebook's 2.3bn global audience. The data may have sat there unprotected on Amazon's cloud for five years. UpGuard , in its blog post also claims that Facebook can not mitigate the extent of the damage as it has spread far beyond its controls. For app developers on Facebook , part of the platform's appeal is access to some slice of the data generated by and about Facebook users.

by | April 05, 2019 | 02:19

Jeff Bezos said on Twitter that he was "grateful for her support and for her kindness in this process". "She is resourceful and brilliant". That stake is worth approximately $36 billion per Amazon's current share price. The public exchange of affectionate respect between the couple came after months of awkward revelations about Jeff Bezos's relationship with a former news anchor, Lauren Sanchez, whose intimate phone text chatter and photographs were published by the National Enquirer .

by | April 02, 2019 | 02:43

UNIAN memo . Istanbul is the largest city and financial capital of Turkey . Turkey's opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu was leading Monday by almost 28,000 votes with most ballot boxes counted, Supreme Election Board (YSK) chairman Sadi Guven said.

by | April 01, 2019 | 02:03

Voting started at 7 a.m. (0400 GMT) in eastern Turkey and an hour later in the rest of the country. On the defensive in recent weeks as the economy slipped into recession and the lira lurched from one crisis to another, Erdogan has lashed out at enemies at home and overseas, warning bankers of a "heavy price" to pay for feeding the currency chaos.

by | March 31, 2019 | 00:57

China has made overtures in its talks with the USA that precedes its earlier mandate as the two sides try and overcome problemsin their proposed trade wars inclusive of forced technology transfers, US officials said on Wednesday. At stake is an agreement that could resolve a conflict that's roiled markets and cast a shadow over the global economy. The pact "has got to be right for the US., whatever the timetable is", Kudlow said.

by | March 31, 2019 | 00:58

This is the 10th time in total that Changi has won the award in they history of the World Airport Awards. Elsewhere in Canada, Toronto's Pearson International came in at No. The Skytrax World Airport Awards survey is the biggest world-wide survey monitoring the satisfaction of travellers with air transport. The win was announced at the 2019 Skytrax World Airports Awards on Thursday night.

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:05

Muelle said that Uber would also be watching the IPO with great interest, since its own stock debut is likely to mirror that of Lyft's. The IPO is seen as a litmus test for a number of technology flotations that are expected this year, including Lyft's bigger rival Uber which could be valued at as much as $120bn when it lists its shares.

by | March 28, 2019 | 01:53

The Treasury Department will sell $113 billion in coupon-bearing supply this week, including $40 billion in two-year notes on Tuesday, $41 billion in five-year notes on Wednesday and $32 billion in seven-year notes on Thursday. A closely watched segment of the U.S. The yield on Australia's benchmark 10-year note, which moves inversely to its price, fell to its record low of 1.75 percent on Tuesday, now floating 3-1/2 basis points lower at 1.773 percent, the yield on the long-term 30-year ...

by | March 28, 2019 | 02:21

Renewable energy sources were a major contributing factor to this power generation expansion, accounting for almost half of all electricity growth around the world in 2018. Global energy consumption was up 2.3% in 2018, roughly double the average annual growth rate since 2010. Solar deployment increased by more than 30% on the year, while wind was up 12%.

by | March 28, 2019 | 02:05

Or the world's most expensive vehicle - the $19 million Bugatti La Voiture Noire - for you and 38 friends. If one ticket matches all six numbers, the victor will have a choice: the full $ 750 million jackpot in 30 annual payments or a one-time cash option of approximately $465.5 million before taxes.

by | March 26, 2019 | 01:03

In a recent letter sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the National Aviators Guild (NAG) had raised concerns after the pilots' group of Jet Airways revealed that the airline is onthe "verge of collapse". The reports of Goyal's departure led to a rally in Jet's shares of more than 15 percent. It also needs to pay months' worth of salaries to pilots and other senior employees .

by | March 25, 2019 | 01:14

Saturday night's Powerball drawing was worth almost 639-million dollars. According to a press release , the ticket was sold at the Lowell Mini Mart on McAdenville Road in Lowell and matched all five white balls drawn. And there are other ways to win. You'll win $7 if you either match three out of five of the white balls OR you match two white balls and the Powerball .

by | March 25, 2019 | 00:39

The deficit is growing as the GOP tax law slows revenue intake and the bipartisan budget deal drives up spending. Last month's budget gap helped push the U.S. The corporate tax cuts passed in 2017 was projected to reduce revenue by $1.5 trillion, but be contrasted by economic growth. The US also issued just over $1.3 trillion in new debt during the 2018 calendar year, the most for any calendar year since 2010 .

by | March 25, 2019 | 02:16

The companies and the NYSE declined to comment. Reports added that the NYSE has superseded NASDAQ over the years by attracting technology giants including the Alibaba Group, Snap Inc. Pinterest said it had more than 250 million monthly active users as of December 2018 and more than $750 million in revenue in fiscal 2018. The company, which confidentially shared its plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this year, could submit its public IPO filing as soon as Friday, ...

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:34

By 11:20 am in Frankfurt (1020 GMT), the shares were trading down 13.2 percent at 60.53 euros ($68.71), dragging down the DAX index of blue-chip German shares. Glyphosate is the world's most widely used weed killer. "Following the state court decision a year ago, we saw a huge uptick in local ordinances that would regulate the use of Roundup on playgrounds, schoolyards and public parks", said PIRG's Kara Cook-Schultz, who leads a campaign to ban Roundup.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:54

But the Commission said that Google's practice of including exclusivity clauses in such deals meant those publishers could not place ads from Google's rivals. Vestager said. "When I cite the numbers that we have now and the intentions from Google in the Android decision, we don't have a non-compliance issue as of now", she told a press conference.