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Technical issue causes huge delays at Sydney Airport

Jetstar expects all their flights will be back on schedule by midday, after its morning flights were delayed by an hour on average. A security incident is causing significant delays at Brisbane Airport's worldwide terminal. Qantas was not impacted ...

USA crude stocks rise less than expected

U.S. oil product stockpiles fell last week despite a sharp rise in the country's imports of crude and a large increase in domestic output. Oil drew support as the USA dollar fell to its lowest in more than a week against a basket of currencies on...

Dwyane Wade delights students at Stoneman Douglas High School with surprise visit

DeVos said the possible program has been "mischaracterized" and said it would not be mandatory for all schools. "It's a tough time for a lot of families in Parkland", Wade said. " Betsy DeVos hasn't done anything to improve our country's education...

Active Shooter Situation In Clinton, Missouri, One Officer Killed, Two Injured

Wednesday but found the suspect dead. Clinton Police Department officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, remained in a bedroom for several minutes before being rescued by the other officers. Once inside, the suspect surprised officers firing ...

Utah Police Say Teen Who Attempted to Detonate Explosive Device Researched ISIS

Using a screen name associated with the threat, police determined it had been made by 19-year-old Jonas Cloukey, who was arrested Monday night. Police also allege to have discovered the boy had researched and showed an interest in ISIS and promoting ...

Weekly Crude Oil Review: WTI Oil Off Two Week Low

Prices were supported by stronger global demand and a supply agreement between Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) nations and 10 non-OPEC producers to restrain their collective output. OPEC officials are expected to meet USA...

NASA launches satellite for USA to boost weather forecasts

This is the second of four advanced geostationary weather satellites scheduled to be launched into space . In addition to focusing on the western USA, the satellite also will cover the eastern Pacific, eastern Australia and New Zealand, and much...

Comcast challenges Murdoch with offer to buy Sky

Chief Executive Roberts said the visit was one of a number of things that confirmed Sky as a "jewel" that his company should try to acquire, as Comcast looks to boost worldwide revenues as growth in the United States slows. Comcast has also be...

Trump tax cut fuels record profit for Buffett's Berkshire

It's impossible to accurately know when the next market decline will be, according to legendary investor Warren Buffett. Buffett is synonymous with Berkshire Hathaway . Will Buffett, who loathes using free cash to pay cash dividends, opt to give s...

Airbnb rolls out luxury rentals and new benefits for users

This will give greater choice of accommodation options to guests, provide greater transparency over the types of accommodation available, and help hosts better showcase what's unique about them to better match with guests' preferences. Superhosts are...

Israel, Iran in war of words

The Israeli air raids began on February 10 when the regime's military said it had intercepted an unmanned aircraft "on a military mission sent and operated by Iranian military forces". "We need to change the current situation with or without change...

Plug-in option for new Volvo V60

And like the company's new XC40 , the V60 will be offered through its Care by Volvo subscription service . Nothing has yet been said about electric range. Volvo also includes the latest version of its Sensus infotainment system in the new V60. Th...

Japan man wins custody of 13 kids born to surrogates

A Japanese businessman who fathered 19 children with at least nine different surrogate mothers was given the right to bring up 13 of them today. While the company's name was not cited, Japanese and Thai media have previously identified Shigeta as b...

USA commerce is said to want aluminum import tariff-quota

More than two dozen US steel and steel-related companies and associations wrote Trump a letter on February 2 urging "strong action" to support domestic steel. Steel stocks soared on the recommendations, with U.S. Steel up 9.7 percent, AK Steel up ...

FCC watchdog looks into changes that benefited Sinclair

The deal would give Sinclair control over the vast majority of local TV stations, a prospect that is disturbing for anyone who enjoys diverse, locally-accountable news, rather than having content controlled by one powerful central firm. FCC has voted...

Retail inflation eases slightly in January

Investors worry that inflation, which is seen as being driven by a tightening labor market and increased government spending, could force the Fed to be more aggressive in raising rates this year than now anticipated. United Kingdom time (8:30 a.m. ...

U.S. launches rare strike on Syrian government-backed troops

In September 2014, the United States and Arab allies launch air strikes on the IS in Syria , opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, already targeted by raids in Iraq. Pro-regime troops marched on the compound of the SDF in Khus...

19 killed and 40 injured Hong Kong double-decker bus crash

Most of the dead and injured were on the upper deck of the bus, Chan Hing-yu of the fire department told reporters. Of those killed, 15 were men and three were women. "People fell on top of one another and got tossed around from side to side". Th...

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Insider Sells $719250.00 in Stock

About 12.44 million shares traded or 5.09% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Co (KO) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $43.13. Voya Limited Liability Corp reported 4.68 million shares. Therefore 20% are positive. Shares ar...

Lloyds and Virgin Money ban credit card users from buying Bitcoin

The biggest virtual currency sank as much as 17 per cent to as low as US$5,922, before trading little changed as of 9:12 a.m.in NY, according to Bloomberg composite pricing. The list of big-time investors warning people about cryptocurrencies conti...

Stronger orders drive January services growth to three-month high: PMI

Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, said: "The pace of United Kingdom economic growth slowed sharply at the start of the year as January saw a triple-whammy of weaker PMI surveys". He added that the hit to services sector ...

Oil prices sink as United States stock market slumps and dollar strengthens

A new floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) arrived in Nigeria this week, adding 200,000 barrels per day to offshore output capacity. Crude oil prices rebounded Thursday amid signs that OPEC is complying with supply quotas. Texas...

Trump taking tougher stance on Russian Federation nuclear threat

Low crisis stability reflects a condition when leaders feel pressure to respond quickly even to ambiguous events because the risk of inaction may be greater than the consequences of acting inappropriately. In making the case for modernizing the triad...

VIDEO shows precision strike on militants that downed Russian jet in Syria

The Syrian opposition released footage on social media that purported to show the wreckage of the plane and the body of the pilot surrounded by fighters. A United Nations body in October 2017 held the government responsible for a Sarin gas attack o...

Amazon's stock surges after earnings more than double, revenue beats

Alexa device sales are booming, Amazon said on a conference call with investors. Q4 marks the 11 straight profitable quarter for Amazon. By comparison, the 2017 Q4 profit is more than double its net profit for the same period the previous year.

Female shooter opens fire in SCHOOL - casualties reported

The girl was booked into Juvenile Hall on Thursday night on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm on school grounds. The campus was placed on lockdown for several hours as police searched the middle school, but LAPD indicated they did not ...

Seamus Coleman's Incredible Return Surprised Everyone But Himself

Theo Walcott seems certain to start for Everton against his former club after scoring twice in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Leicester City . "I always felt defensively they are weak", Allardyce told a news conference on Friday. "I think it's a grea...

German automakers funded diesel emissions tests on humans, local media says

The German government said on Monday that any auto emissions testing on monkeys or people was unjustifiable. Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said that "the disgust many people are feeling is absolutely understandable".

Amazon Is Tackling Healthcare With Help From JPMorgan Chase And Warren Buffett

Or it could be a system that bypasses insurance companies altogether and contracts directly with doctors and hospitals for better deals. "Hard as it might be, reducing health care's burden on the economy while improving outcomes for employees and ...

Sells 57500 Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

About 3.36 million shares traded. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX ) has risen 6.83% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. The company's outstanding shares are 2.88 Billion. In terms of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX ). Convergence Ptnrs Limite...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asks United Kingdom court to scrap arrest warrant

A court heard the Wikileaks founder was suffering from depression, a frozen shoulder and painful toothache after hiding in Ecuador's London embassy from rape allegations and arrest for skipping bail since 2012. British prosecutors are opposing th...

Strong quake sparks panic in Indonesia

Residents should go back to their normal activity", said Dr Daryono, head of quake information and tsunami warning at BMKG. The epicenter was about 153 kilometers (95 miles) southwest of Jakarta , the capital. A moderately strong natural disaster sh...

Ferrero snaps up Nestlé's confectionery business for $2.8bn

The purchase will make Ferrero the third-largest confectionary company in the US, and will enable Nestle to invest in other faster-growing categories. For Ferrero, this opens up a USA market where it's mostly known for hazelnut spread and those choco...

Murphy will sign executive order on equal pay for women

Murphy also took a swipe at Trump for his incendiary remarks about immigrants from "s--hole countries", saying America is "a place where immigrants still come in hope of a better future - and that includes from Haiti and from the continent of Africa"...

GoPro Might Be Looking To Sell Itself

GoPro also cut some 200 positions in November of 2016. GoPro said it expects $ 340 million in Q4 revenue - a slight $10 million bump from its previous quarter. FILE - In this Thursday, June 26, 2014, file photo, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman celebra...

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Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

In a statement Tuesday, the company said it is disappointed with the jury's decision "but we continue to believe firmly that the science confirms glyphosate-based herbicides do...

Oil prices stable, supported by signs of emerging supply deficit

OPEC members and non-OPEC countries participating in the oil production cut deal will meet on March 17-18 in Baku, Azerbaijan, to review output curbs they've been implementing to...

Seven-seat Tesla Model Y revealed with 300-mile range

Still, the Model Y , like all Tesla's models, has already seen pre-production delays. He added that he believes the Model Y could account for up to 20% of Tesla's total sales wi...

Popular Dublin pizza place offer ANY PIZZA for €3.14 this week

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen - Order a homemade chicken pot pie and get another to take home (and bake yourself) for free. Download the Blaze Pizza app before March 14 to get a c...

Canada's monthly job growth exceeds United States, stifles rate cut calls

Statistics Canada also reported that participation by women in the workforce was up. Only Red Deer at 4.7 per cent had a lower unemployment rate among this province's regions. A...

Tesla's third generation Supercharger cuts down charging times by half

V3 is a completely new architecture for Supercharging . It's called the V3 Supercharger, and it can support up to 250kW per vehicle , from a cabinet that's rated at 1MW. At launch...

Trump Pushes for China Deal to Fuel Market Rally

WALL STREET: Health care and technology companies helped lift USA stocks, breaking a three-day losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index and giving the benchmark index its...

Victoria's Secret store closures planned in Canada, U.S.

In recent years, sales have slipped and the brand has struggeld to resonate with shifting consumer demands. A drop in sales of 3 per cent over the Christmas period, combined with...

YouTube Being Used By Pedophiles In Plain Sight In Comments Under Video

The shocking video has been edited in between the Nintendo game Splatoon and the man Filthy Frank a YouTuber says "Remember, kids, sideways for attention, longways for results". Th...

OPEC cuts 2019 oil demand forecast on global slowdown

The U.S. administration reimposed sanctions against the Islamic Republic's oil exports in November in a bid to ramp up pressure against Tehran's nuclear program, but extended waive...

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Wilson-Raybould resignation from cabinet long overdue

Wilson-Raybould resignation from cabinet long overdue

Former attorney general of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould is pictured during question period in the House of Commons on February 12, 2018. Jane Philpott, MP for Markham-Stouffville...

Amazon invests in self-driving auto startup Aurora

Amazon invests in self-driving auto startup Aurora

The round reportedly gives Aurora a valuation north of $2.5 billion, making it one of the most valuable independent players in the autonomous driving market. The new company does...

Canada announces $53M in aid to people of Venezuela

Canada announces $53M in aid to people of Venezuela

It lands amid a political standoff between Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who asked for the global assistance, and President Nicolas Maduro , who rejects it as part ...

China trade talks going well, will meet Xi in near future

China trade talks going well, will meet Xi in near future

If the two sides can not reach an agreement by 1 March, the USA has said it will increase the tariff rate from 10% to 25% on Chinese goods worth an estimated $200bn. Mr. Trump ...

Venezuela: President Maduro ready for talks with opposition, says Russian agency

Venezuela: President Maduro ready for talks with opposition, says Russian agency

Guaido is being targeted by Venezuelan Supreme Court. He was deposed for less than 48 hours until overwhelming popular support and loyalists in the military helped return him to po...