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Starbucks shuts 8,000 United States stores for race training

Starbucks shuts 8,000 United States stores for race training

It said the workers will be paid for the full four hours. Schultz said that for several hours Tuesday afternoon, Starbucks would close stores and offices to discuss how to make Starbucks a place w...

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Italian concerns stalk global stock markets and hurt euro

Italian concerns stalk global stock markets and hurt euro

Markets are anxious that a second national election will be called later this week for September-October at which the two populist parties who made the biggest gains at the most recent elections, co...

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Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair

Howard Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chair

Under his leadership, the Seattle-based coffeeshop chain went from 11 cafes to more than 28,000 in 77 countries. According to aNew York Times report, Schultz told the company past year he planned ...

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30-year-old son finally moves out of his parents' house

30-year-old son finally moves out of his parents' house

Rotondo had avoided TV crews staked out on the upstate NY road earlier Friday morning by leaving from the back, but returned around 9:30 a.m.in the passenger seat of a pickup truck. He credited Jones,...

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China warns US that tariffs will kill any chance of trade benefits

China warns US that tariffs will kill any chance of trade benefits

White House advisers were insisting on fundamental changes in ties between the world's two biggest economic powers. Last month China promised it would import more from the U.S.in a bid to narrow a...

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House of Fraser denies rumours of CVA showdown

House of Fraser denies rumours of CVA showdown

It is claimed the department chain is locked in crisis talks with its lenders - and is drawing up contingency plans to enter administration. It has not said how many stores are earmarked for closure...

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Google Project Maven AI contract won’t be renewed in 2019

Google Project Maven AI contract won’t be renewed in 2019

But the emails obtained by Intercept date back to September and show that Google expected Project Maven to haul in a $15 million in revenue and eventually earn Google $250 million per year. A sour...

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Cracked windshield forces American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso

Cracked windshield forces American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso

Esparaza said passengers observed lighting outside their windows during the flight and said it sounded like the plane was being pelted with hail. Scott Cruse posted a photo of the plane that shows...

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CBA shares are surging on the money laundering case deal

CBA shares are surging on the money laundering case deal

CBA also admitted it had been too slow to close an account it suspected was linked to terrorism financing. "Our agreement today is a clear acknowledgement of our failures and is an important step to...

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Third Albertan in 2 weeks wins lottery jackpot

Third Albertan in 2 weeks wins lottery jackpot

The winning Maxmillion prizes were sold in Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies and B.C. The Lotto 6/49 draw for Saturday, June 2nd is an estimated $5 million dollars. Players must match all seven numbers,...

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USA citizen killed in Nicaragua amid unrest

USA citizen killed in Nicaragua amid unrest

Witnesses said pro-government armed groups opened fire on the marchers during a demonstration on Wednesday, Nicaragua's Mother's Day. But the Catholic Church has distanced itself from Ortega's gov...

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Merkel comments on euro zone reform show move towards French position

Merkel comments on euro zone reform show move towards French position

Macron had proposed a joint budget for European countries sharing the euro currency that would allow investment in European projects and help stabilize the eurozone in case of economic crisis. "After ...

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Microsoft Inches Past Google to Become the Third Most Valuable Company

Microsoft Inches Past Google to Become the Third Most Valuable Company

Microsoft has surpassed Alphabet in market value, Business Insider reports. However, Microsoft still trails behind e-commerce giant, Amazon, and Apple at $782 and $923 billion respectively. T...

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B.C. judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance

B.C. judge expands pipeline injunction as protesters use 'calculated' defiance

In a desperate bid to keep its last remaining proposed oil pipeline alive, Canada has made a decision to buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline system for an estimated C$4.5 billion ($3.5 bil...

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Price of lunch with Warren Buffett climbs over $3 million

Price of lunch with Warren Buffett climbs over $3 million

The victor wished to remain anonymous. Winners paid $3,456,789 in 2012 and 2016, which remain the most expensive charity items ever sold on eBay. Warren Buffett , chairman, and CEO of Berkshire Hat...

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Italy's coalition government sworn in

Italy's coalition government sworn in

Tria was named as economy minister after the man previously proposed for the job by the ruling coalition, eurosceptic economist Paolo Savona, was vetoed by the head of state because of critical views ...

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Alibaba and Cainiao investment in ZTO Express - more than meets the eye

Alibaba and Cainiao investment in ZTO Express - more than meets the eye

It also aims to push 72-hour delivery to the rest of the world. Founded in May 28, 2013, Cainiao Network Technology Co., Ltd. was established by the Alibaba Group and eight other companies. This...

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Brazil's Temer to name Monteiro permanent Petrobras CEO

Brazil's Temer to name Monteiro permanent Petrobras CEO

Unions representing oil workers said they were demanding the resignation of Chief Executive Pedro Parente. The strike started on 21 May with truckers protesting fuel prices. Parente, who had served ...

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Populist PM to lead new Italian government

The coalition will be headed by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, a popular but untested political figure who was rejected by President Sergio Mattarella just days ago. Mr Conte declines to suggest an al...

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Japan's SoftBank to sink $2.25B into GM autonomous car unit

Japan's SoftBank to sink $2.25B into GM autonomous car unit

Some of the key officials of GM have also declared that the automotive giant is making investments of almost United States dollars 1.1 billion in the program aiming at manufacturing self-driving cars....

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Strong hiring in May pushes unemployment rate to 18-year low

Strong hiring in May pushes unemployment rate to 18-year low

Federal Reserve policymakers are watching the indicators closely as they continue to shift from fostering a recovery to guarding against an overheated economy. Economists polled by Reuters had forecas...

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U.S. Stock Market Stubbornly Refuses to Panic Over 'Trade War'

U.S. Stock Market Stubbornly Refuses to Panic Over 'Trade War'

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the final session of the week with a gain of 0.9 per cent at 24,635.21. The Cboe Volatility index.VIX, a barometer of expected near-term stock market gyra...

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800 jobs at risk as Mothercare prepares to axe 50 stores

800 jobs at risk as Mothercare prepares to axe 50 stores

Mothercare today said it had received the backing of creditors to press ahead with the CVA. It forms part of... The company employs about 3,000 people across 137 outlets, 13 of which are in Scotland...

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Dog found dead in cargo hold on Delta Airlines flight

Dog found dead in cargo hold on Delta Airlines flight

The dog was traveling from Phoenix to Newark via Detroit this week, when he was found dead inside his cage. "This is essentially their family member who died". Delta said it knows pets are important m...

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Chinese president calls blockchain a

Chinese president calls blockchain a "breakthrough"

The president also emphasized the need for China to focus on technological development and become the global center of science and innovation. "Since entering the 21 century, global scientific, an...

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Political crisis ends in Italy as new cabinet sworn

Political crisis ends in Italy as new cabinet sworn

Italy's new prime minister Giuseppe Conte mostly kept quiet on his full first day in office Saturday, while his two powerful deputies took centre stage in setting the tone of the populist governmen...

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Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ:LULU) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ:LULU) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

The funds in our partner's database reported: 105.01 million shares, up from 101.36 million shares in 2017Q4. Sold All: 35 Reduced: 102 Increased: 94 New Position: 68. Zacks Investment Research upgra...

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FB shareholders slam Zuckerberg over voting shares

FB shareholders slam Zuckerberg over voting shares

Unsurprisingly, this voting power was able to contain a number of proposals aimed at changing the company's governance and introduce other reforms. Facebook's most recent diversity report stated t...

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Google reportedly not renewing contract for Project Maven drone program

Google reportedly not renewing contract for Project Maven drone program

The petition also demanded the company implement "a clear policy stating that neither Google nor its contractors will ever build warfare technology", the New York Times reported . Google has defend...

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China warns USA against trade sanctions as talks end

It has positioned itself as a defender of the global trade system in the face of a tougher US stance under Trump. The decision by the American leader to slap 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs respec...

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Ambulances called to Amazon warehouses 600 times in three years

Ambulances called to Amazon warehouses 600 times in three years

Amazon is under fire again over the way it treats the thousands of staff who work at its warehouses after an investigation revealed 600 ambulance call-outs to its United Kingdom sites over the past th...

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Researchers See Controversial Way to Help Planet

Researchers See Controversial Way to Help Planet

Scientists have produced the most detailed analysis yet on how farming damages the planet. Of course, that's not realistic - we can't expect all meat and dairy consumption to disappear overnig...

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Petrol, diesel prices cut by 9 paise each

Petrol, diesel prices cut by 9 paise each

The revised petrol prices in other metro cities are - Rs 80.84 in Kolkata, Rs 86.01 in Mumbai and Rs 81.19 in Chennai. The price of diesel in Kolkatta is Rs. After the price hike, the cross-border...

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Competition watchdog to probe UK's high funeral prices

Competition watchdog to probe UK's high funeral prices

One of the proposals is to bring the sector under the watch of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as pre-paid funeral plans "exhibit numerous characteristics of other financial services products, s...

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TSX up slightly, bouyed by gains in energy stocks

TSX up slightly, bouyed by gains in energy stocks

Biggest boost to the index was the 0.5 percent gain in shares of Suncor Energy Inc after it filed a mixed shelf offering. Stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday amid hopes for a resolution ...

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Ops deemed troubled by Fed a year ago

Ops deemed troubled by Fed a year ago

Shares of Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) were down 2.5% on Wednesday. Mounting losses recently led the company to cut more than 7,000 jobs and oust CEO John Cryan. Deutsche Bank was also well positio...

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Air India deal under review after sale fails to take off

Air India deal under review after sale fails to take off

This would enable the buying company to gain full management control, about half of the debt and all dues of working capital . The 10-year bailout package began from 2012. Read Also: What do we d...

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Scotiabank to buy doctors' wealth services firm for C$2.59 billion

Scotiabank to buy doctors' wealth services firm for C$2.59 billion

The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 7.77 and the short float is around of 0.44%. In terms of performance, shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS ) are -6.51% since the st...

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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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