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$1 million ticket drawn Friday sold in Sudbury

Sault and area is defined by OLG as Wawa to Elliot Lake. If you bought a LOTTO MAX ticket in Brampton for last night's draw, check your numbers because you could be a victor. The odds of winning the...

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Winning Bid to Have Lunch With Warren Buffett: $3.3 Million

She arranged the auction as a fundraiser for Glide before her death in 2004, and Buffett has continued the effort, which has raised about $30 million so far. Buffett, 87, has participated in the annua...

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Chris Grayling says GTR ‘failed passengers’

Chris Grayling says GTR ‘failed passengers’

Unfortunately, it will take some time to deliver significant improvements to services, but we will keep passengers up to date on all changes we make. It has been dogged by disrupted services since t...

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Samsonite CEO steps down over false education credentials

Samsonite CEO steps down over false education credentials

On Friday, the same day Samsonite announced Tainwala had resigned in a separate release, the company again disputed the financial claims made against Samsonite in the Blue Orca report . "Accord...

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Faulty Takata airbag kills 7th person in Malaysia — Honda

Faulty Takata airbag kills 7th person in Malaysia — Honda

I have also directed JPJ not to renew the road tax of these vehicles unless they replaced their airbags. Loke told Malay Mail Online that owners of affected vehicles had to renew the road tax manu...

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Minimum wage increase effective June 1

Minimum wage increase effective June 1

Unions had been calling for a $50 rise, while employers were arguing for a $13 a week increase for more than 2.3 million Australians. "Compared to the position at the time of last year's review, the...

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Oil slides amid ‘lack of clarity’ on OPEC and record US production

Oil slides amid ‘lack of clarity’ on OPEC and record US production

The final day of May saw the crude market in a state that has become increasingly predictable, with declining production from some Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members ca...

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Sears to Close 100 Locations, Local Stores Remain Open

Sears to Close 100 Locations, Local Stores Remain Open

Liquidation sales will begin as early as June 14 at these closing stores. "As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline the Company's operations and focus on our Best Stores, we have identified appr...

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Overdraft and credit users could save millions as reforms proposed

Overdraft and credit users could save millions as reforms proposed

One of the main suggestions is a cap on prices in the household goods rent-to-own sector, with the Financial Conduct Authority ( FCA ) saying a consumer renting an essential such as an electric cook...

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ACCC to lay criminal cartel charges against ANZ

ACCC to lay criminal cartel charges against ANZ

It said it "steadfastly denies" the allegations and will vigorously defend itself and its employees. The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Ki...

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Britain's Carney says US wrong to focus on goods trade deficit

Britain's Carney says US wrong to focus on goods trade deficit

Morneau added that tariffs would raise prices for Canadian consumers and businesses. "It's not our direct responsibility", Carney said when asked about tariffs on Thursday during a panel discussion ...

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World's largest freshwater pearl, Sleeping Lion, fetches $374,000 at auction

World's largest freshwater pearl, Sleeping Lion, fetches $374,000 at auction

It measures approximately 70 x 43 x 39 mm and weighs 118.65 grams. An auction house in the Netherlands, Venduehuis, sold the world's largest known freshwater pearl for 320,000 Euros ($374,000). In...

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Buffalo Wild Wings apologises over 'awful' tweets in targeted hacking

Buffalo Wild Wings apologises over 'awful' tweets in targeted hacking

The string of tweets began shortly after 6:30 p.m. CT and stood unchecked for about 20 minutes. The tweets were posted on Friday on the company's verified account, which has more than 700,000 follow...

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U.S. singled out by G7 allies over steel, aluminum tariffs

The secretary spent his first few hours in Whistler behind closed doors in meeting with foreign finance ministers. Mnuchin faced an earful of complaints at the meeting as G7 officials vocalized frus...

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Qantas, Air New Zealand To Codeshare On Domestic Flights

Qantas, Air New Zealand To Codeshare On Domestic Flights

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the two national carriers had a lot of shared history, going back nearly 80 years. "A codeshare deal on our domestic markets makes sense for our customers because it lever...

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Minimum wage hike in the cards tomorrow

Minimum wage hike in the cards tomorrow

Australia's industrial relations umpire has raised the national minimum wage by 3.5 percent from July 1, it said on Friday, an increase nearly double the current industry rate but half what unions ha...

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San Francisco protesters blocks Google buses

San Francisco protesters blocks Google buses

The protest comes on the heels of Mission District sweeps of homeless encampments on April 25 at the behest of Mayor Mark Farrell, followed by sweeps of encampments large and small throughout the city...

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No winning ticket sold for Friday night's $60 million Lotto max jackpot

Marie and Sault and area won $500,000 each in separate Maxmillions draws. Tony Bitonti, senior manager, media relations, in an email. Following the recent Lotto Max draw on Friday, June 1, OLG sta...

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The 'unbearable stench of an unwashed man' forces Transavia airliner to divert

The 'unbearable stench of an unwashed man' forces Transavia airliner to divert

They landed in the city of Faro, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal , so the man could be removed from the flight. Passengers are seen re-boarding the plane at Faro Airport in Portugal. Pie...

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GST Collection For May Surges Past Rs 94,016 Crore

GST Collection For May Surges Past Rs 94,016 Crore

Currently, all goods for inter-state movement above the threshold need e-way. They are required for transport of goods over Rs 50,000. The goods and services tax (GST) yielded Rs 940.16 billion in...

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Ticket worth $500K sold in Thunder Bay

Tony Bitonti, senior manager, media relations, in an email. 1 Encore ticket, worth $1,000,000 was sold in the Newmarket area. Four major Lotto Max winners in two consecutive draws in the Sault and...

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Canada files promised NAFTA, WTO cases challenging US 232 tariffs

Canada files promised NAFTA, WTO cases challenging US 232 tariffs

Canada's lengthy target list may be trimmed, or expanded, by the time a two-week consultation period ends, said a government official. Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war, with the Dow ...

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk and Malala Yousafzai tweet cute over ClickHole’s Starman parody

SpaceX’s Elon Musk and Malala Yousafzai tweet cute over ClickHole’s Starman parody

It all started with this story from Clickhole , a spinoff of The Onion , titled, " More Bad Press For Elon: The Car Elon Musk Launched Into Orbit Has Fallen Back Down To Earth And Crushed Malala Y...

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Northern Rail removes 165 daily trains until end of July

Northern Rail removes 165 daily trains until end of July

A total of 165 trains are to be removed from schedules every day until the end of July amid "disruption and inconvenience", operator Northern has announced. "We have to maintain the service as good as...

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Oil prices steady after shake-out on supply worries

Oil prices steady after shake-out on supply worries

A plan by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to revive production after over a year of curbs to clear a global glut signals supplies are now tight, and isn't a bearish development, analysts inclu...

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Sears closing 72 more stores; 2 in Tampa

Sears closing 72 more stores; 2 in Tampa

But to meet customer needs and improve financial results, Sears must close poorly performing stores and "focus on our best stores, including our newer smaller-store formats", he said . The Joliet s...

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Fiat plans new 500e and 500 Giardiniera wagon

Fiat plans new 500e and 500 Giardiniera wagon

Come 2020, Fiat will launch a new 500e alongside what the brand plans to name the Fiat 500 Giardiniera. Sporting a tie rather than his trademark sweater to mark the debt milestone, Marchionne said t...

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Petronas to take 25 per cent stake in LNG Canada project

Petronas to take 25 per cent stake in LNG Canada project

The purchase of the stake comes after Petronas abandoned its own $36bn LNG project in Port Edward, British Columbia last summer. Upon the completion of the transaction, which is subject to global ...

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What is China's A-share MSCI inclusion on June 1?

What is China's A-share MSCI inclusion on June 1?

However, if China continues to liberalize its markets and MSCI greenlights further A-shares inclusion for its indices, China's weighting in the Emerging Markets Index could jump significantly. Som...

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It's downhill for airline profits as fuel price bites, IATA says

It's downhill for airline profits as fuel price bites, IATA says

Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac said his organization will issue fresh forecasts next week, and that airline profits were still likely to be robust. President Donald Trump in January took cred...

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Google reportedly won’t renew its controversial military AI contract

Google would not choose to pursue Maven today because the backlash has been bad for the company, Greene said , adding that the decision was made at a time when Google was more aggressively pursuing...

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Trump's Early Tweet on Jobs Upends Decades of Market Data Norms

Trump's Early Tweet on Jobs Upends Decades of Market Data Norms

With a tantalizing tweet, President Donald Trump seemed to tease a positive jobs report on Friday, a protocol-defying step that moved markets and raised questions about the appropriateness of the pr...

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What Led to the Ouster of Spain’s Prime Minister?

What Led to the Ouster of Spain’s Prime Minister?

Sanchez, until now the head of Spain's largest opposition party, could be sworn in by King Felipe VI as early as Saturday and will appoint his Cabinet over the coming days. Mr. Rajoy was left headin...

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Ticketfly’s Website Taken Offline After Hacker Intrusion, Customer Data Compromised

Ticketfly’s Website Taken Offline After Hacker Intrusion, Customer Data Compromised

The hacker reportedly told Motherboard that it notified Ticketfly about a vulnerability that allowed them to hijack its database and website , and demanded 1 bitcoin (roughly $7500 United Sta...

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Google Won't Renew Pentagon AI Drone Deal After Staff Backlash

The Department of Defense said machine learning is critical to "maintain advantages over increasingly capable adversaries and competitors," but critics say Google's involvement could help improv...

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San Francisco Subpoenas Uber, Lyft Over Driver Stats

San Francisco Subpoenas Uber, Lyft Over Driver Stats

Classifying drivers as contractors also means they are at the mercy of algorithms, which push fares (and drivers' earnings) down for passenger convenience. "We don't know whether these ride-hailing co...

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Tough action needed to turn around Air India: Anand Mahindra

Almost a year after the government initiated the disinvestment process for debt-laden Air India , no Expression of Interest (EoI) was received from any bidder as the deadline ended on May 31. Mahindr...

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Fiat Chrysler Bets Against Fiat, Chrysler

Notably absent were the marquee brands: Fiat and Chrysler , which both represent the less-profitable passenger cars now off consumers' radar, particularly in the United States, where Fiat Chrysler...

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Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

Lega leader Matteo Salvini was been sounding understandably emboldened before today's deal was announced, appearing to look forward to a second vote. Juncker said at a conference Thursday that "Itali...

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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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