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Passenger smoking in bathroom prompted emergency landing at SJC

Passenger smoking in bathroom prompted emergency landing at SJC

The plane landed safely around 4:10 p.m. and the passenger accused of smoking was turned over to law enforcement. The passenger was not arrested . The Southwest Flight 1250 from San Francisco had...

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USA job growth surges, unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent

Nonfarm payrolls surged by 223,000 jobs last month as warm weather bolstered hiring at construction sites. Service providers boosted employment by 171,000, led by increases in retail; education and he...

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Warren Buffett offered Uber $3bn

Warren Buffett offered Uber $3bn

Under the proposed agreement Berkshire Hathaway would have reportedly offered Uber a convertible loan, which Bloomberg says, "would have protected Buffett's investment", while also "providing sign...

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Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum

Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum

The White House fired back at Trudeau in a Thursday statement. Mexico's ministry of economy pledged to impose equivalent measures, and included a partial list of USA goods that would face tariffs,...

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U.S. smashes expectations for new jobs as unemployment edges down

The news comes even as Trump has announced new tariffs as high as 25 percent on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, triggering retaliation from US allies and protes...

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Bank of Canada holds rates but signals more hikes ahead

Bank of Canada holds rates but signals more hikes ahead

Observers noted the tone of the BoC's statement was more hawkish than previous announcements, including its omission of the line "some monetary policy accommodation will still be needed to keep inf...

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Chick-fil-A location hiring ‘hospitality professionals’ for $18 an hour

Chick-fil-A location hiring ‘hospitality professionals’ for $18 an hour

The company is creating a work environment that will help bolster an individual's ability to "raise a family", and "improve their lifestyle", whilst stating how "the people are the real key to a succe...

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Trump to Trudeau: ‘Fair Deal’ or ‘No Deal’ on NAFTA

Trump said in a statement Thursday that the USA "has been taken advantage of for many decades on trade" and the message was conveyed to Trudeau that Washington will "agree to a fair deal, or there...

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Trump's tariffs will hurt US consumers, say aluminum and steel users

Trump's tariffs will hurt US consumers, say aluminum and steel users

United States manufactures warned the Trump administration that imposing tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico "places American manufactures directly in harm's way". Ross himself heads to Beijing...

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Reporters, Ex-Officials Appalled Trump Hinted At Jobs Report Before Release

The president's tweet at 7:21 a.m. read, "Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning", previewing what turned out to be a report that exceeded economists' expectations . So...

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OECD warns against 'escalation' in trade tensions

THE prospect of a trade war is threatening the global growth outlook, which otherwise is on course for a 40-year low in unemployment, the OECD said on Wednesday. "This suggests that strong, self-sus...

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As Italy forms anti-establishment government, row erupts with EU

As Italy forms anti-establishment government, row erupts with EU

Global financial markets have been recovering over the past two days after tumbling earlier this week over the prospect of a new Italian election dominated by debate over Italy's future in the eur...

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Shares of Deutsche Bank fall on report of Fed downgrade

Sewing wrote: "My dear colleagues, the last few years were tough". In his letter to staff today, Sewing said Deutsche Bank's credit and market risk levels had rarely been so low, speculation it was ...

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SoftBank invests $2.25 billion in General Motors’ autonomous vehicle division

SoftBank invests $2.25 billion in General Motors’ autonomous vehicle division

GM shares surged 12.9 percent to close at $42.70 on a day that saw the Dow Jones industrial average plummet by 252 points to 24,416. The investment values the two operations at $11.5 billion. They a...

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Multiple superannuation accounts cost Australians $2.6b: Productivity Commission

Multiple superannuation accounts cost Australians $2.6b: Productivity Commission

The authority is a key part of a draft report from the Productivity Commission that likens the superannuation default system to a "lottery" which has left millions of Australians in poorly perform...

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Italian Political Fears Become A Global Theme

Italian Political Fears Become A Global Theme

Wall Street opened higher. China's official factory gauge rose more than estimated in May while services also improved, signaling that the expansion remains robust even as debt curbs and trade tension...

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China says it's ready to fight back after USA revives tariffs

China says it's ready to fight back after USA revives tariffs

After two rounds of trade talks aimed at avoiding a full-blown trade war , U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the two sides had reached a deal for Chinato buy more American goods to...

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Malaysia to build island in waters near Singapore

Malaysia to build island in waters near Singapore

Professor Simon Chesterman, dean of the National University of Singapore's Law Faculty, noted in a Facebook post: "Withdrawing the case suggests that the new government in KL does not think that eit...

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Trump hits EU, Canada, Mexico with steel tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy went on to say "Mexico reiterates its openness to constructive dialogue with the United States, its support for the worldwide trading system and its rejection of unilater...

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Turkish lira gains ground as central bank tries to prop up confidence

Turkish lira gains ground as central bank tries to prop up confidence

Opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet presents another poll according to which those favouring Erdogan will be 43,5% while 22,2% will vote for Muharrem İnce. The late liquidity window rate is already at 16....

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Starbucks shuts 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks shuts 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Arranging anti-bias training "is a very common reaction when a firm gets negative press about race or gender relations", said Frank Dobbin, a sociology professor at Harvard University, who has stu...

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FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales

FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales

GM shares jumped as much as 12 percent, Fiat Chrysler climbed as high as 4.7 percent and Alphabet rose as much as 3 percent. Chrysler has already sold Waymo 600 Pacifica minivans for it to equip...

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Trump plans to slap tariffs on European Union steel and aluminium

Trump plans to slap tariffs on European Union steel and aluminium

You saw his reaction when China chose to retaliate. In announcing the tariff decision, Ross said the talks are taking longer than the US had hoped. Alongside motorcycles, the EU has said it could sl...

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Trump Trade War - NAFTA unresolved and steel tariff threat looms on Canada

Trump Trade War - NAFTA unresolved and steel tariff threat looms on Canada

Trudeau emphasized that when he spoke to Pence. As the threat of steel tariffs hangs over Canada, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland met with U.S. Trump continues to throw "so many ridiculou...

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Indian economy grows 7.7 percent in March quarter

While there was a big improvement in growth for the quarter ended March 2018, the overall revised growth estimates for the quarter hint at a possible slowdown and at 6.7 per cent it is the slowest sin...

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Bombardier unveils Global 5500 and Global 6500 jets at EBACE

Bombardier unveils Global 5500 and Global 6500 jets at EBACE

It has been speculated that the main objective of the firm behind the introduction of new airplanes is to cover the costs that it had incurred in the production of both C series commercial jet & Glob...

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Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging

Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging

At 13:48 pm. EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average . DJI was down 406.82 points, or 1.64 percent, at 24,346.27, the S&P 500 . SPX was down 34.69 points, or 1.27 percent, at 2,686.64 and the Nasdaq C...

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Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US

Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US

The move is seen as the last aggressive attack on Germany's auto industry from Mr Trump, who already threatened earlier this year to raise duties on the import in a bid to push the USA vehicle brands....

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Two-day bank strike to start tomorrow after conciliatory efforts fail

Two-day bank strike to start tomorrow after conciliatory efforts fail

Union leaders reject the banks' excuse, however, emphasizing that low-wage employees shouldn't have to pay the price for companies defaulting on loans. Besides salaries of corporate employees, ATM wit...

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US stocks jump as worries about Italy ease; oil prices climb

Against the euro, the dollar is valued at $1.1625 compared to yesterday's $1.1540. The S&P 500 fell 32 points to 2,689 while the Nasdaq Composite slipped 37 points to 7,396. Another report showed th...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

Italy's real estate market has improved only in large cities such as Milan and Rome, and tourist areas and Francesco Castelli, head of fixed income at Banor Capital, said a continued and more uniform...

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Valet parks Porsche under another car

Valet parks Porsche under another car

Wild photos show the Subaru practically mounting the absurdly expensive Porsche outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Sussex Street, with the bingle happening at approximately 8:20am this morning in fu...

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USA hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs

USA hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs

Meanwhile, the commerce secretary said he plans to go to China for trade talks on Friday, another country with which the USA has developed an extremely tense relationship over trade differences under ...

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Sorrell set for comeback with new advertising venture

Sorrell set for comeback with new advertising venture

His dramatic return into the spotlight - revealed by Sky News on Tuesday - comes just six weeks after his sudden departure from the world's biggest advertising agency. Sir Martin, who was the highes...

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Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight in October

Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight in October

Tickets for the world's longest commercial flights will be up for sale progressively from tomorrow onwards. The airline is also planning to use their new aircraft for non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles ...

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Bitcoin junkies to be treated at British cryptocurrency addiction centre

Bitcoin junkies to be treated at British cryptocurrency addiction centre

According to Chris Burn, who has formerly treated problem gamblers and gambling addicts at Castle Craig Hospital , the cryptocurrency market, with its high-risk fluctuating nature, has been fou...

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What does GDPR mean for Internet users?

What does GDPR mean for Internet users?

Austrian data privacy activist Max Schrems who runs Noyb .eu claimed that the choice was similar to a "North Korean election process", saying: " Facebook has even blocked accounts of users who hav...

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CBI files case against AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes over flying licence

CBI files case against AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes over flying licence

AirAsia India is a joint venture between Tata Sons (49%), AirAsia Berhad (49%) and others (2%). Former TCS chief executive and AirAsia India chairman S. AirAsia India now has 17 planes in its fleet an...

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Amazon US Website Blocked In Australia

Amazon US Website Blocked In Australia

The change will be put into effect to charge GST on "low value imported goods" as of July 1st according to the ATO , and it seems Amazon is not keen to fall afoul of the Australian government. Amazon...

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Amazon to block Australian shoppers from its U.S. website

New rules require internet retailers like the American behemoth to collect a 10 per cent goods and services tax on everything bought from overseas sites from Jul 1, including under the current tax-fre...

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