Four women sue Nike alleging unequal compensation

The women want the court to order Nike to institute policies that provide equal opportunity for employees regardless of gender, and to "eradicate the effects of their past and present unlawful employment practices". "Nike has been aware that class/co... More..

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Ikea’s first India store witnesses stampede-like situation at opening
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Ikea’s first India store witnesses stampede-like situation at opening

IKEA, Sweden based home furnishing store, opened yesterday in Hyderabad . It plans to open stores in over 40 cities across the country, starting with Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi. It will also have a mark...More..

Plane crashes after airline employee’s solo ‘unauthorized takeoff’ from Seattle airport
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Plane crashes after airline employee’s solo ‘unauthorized takeoff’ from Seattle airport

The man, who was a ground agent at Sea-Tac Airport and not a pilot, eventually crashed on Ketron Island and died. An airline employee allegedly hijacked a plane at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport...More..

Markets Now: Dow Drops 105 Points as Turkey Finally Matters
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Markets Now: Dow Drops 105 Points as Turkey Finally Matters

That was a drop of 0.7 percent from Thursday's close. Declining issues outnumbered advancers for a 1.85-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq . Meanwhile, in the USA, the dollar strengthened, gaining 0.68%. Tech shares a...More..

Stolen plane crashes after 'unauthorised take-off' from Seattle airport
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Stolen plane crashes after 'unauthorised take-off' from Seattle airport

Pastor said it was definitely not an act of terror: " Most terrorists don't do loops over the water". Troyer said the man who stole the plane is a mechanic at the airport . The Department of Natural Resourc...More..

News Corp heralds digital on way to $US1.4b loss
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

News Corp heralds digital on way to $US1.4b loss

The new Foxtel is focused on product innovation and leveraging its valuable content. New Foxtel boss Patrick Delany , who took the reins in January in place of former chief executive Peter Tonagh, is set t...More..

David Eby expected to announce changes to ICBC rates
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

David Eby expected to announce changes to ICBC rates

However, Eby said he hopes the measures will reduce costs to ICBC with a financial incentive to drive safely and prevent crashes, which are at a record high. "When British Columbians were asked for their feedba...More..

Elon Musk thinking to take Tesla private
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Elon Musk thinking to take Tesla private

Shares rose 11 per cent on the day. He even wrote that being a public company, they are ten to wild swings in their stock price and that can prove to be a key destruction for every person working at the Tesla, ...More..

Elon Musk's tweet draws Tesla investor lawsuit over share price swing
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Elon Musk's tweet draws Tesla investor lawsuit over share price swing

Musk's tweets helped push Tesla's stock price more than 13 percent above the previous day's close. Isaacs claims that Tesla's volatility on Wall Street after the Twitter storm has cost shareholders shorting...More..

China exports accelerated in July despite rise in USA tariffs
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

China exports accelerated in July despite rise in USA tariffs

China said it will impose 25% tariffs on a further $16 billion of United States goods, making good on its promise to retaliate against new American levies. dollars, which beggars belief. They are the highest-va...More..

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'

President Donald Trump said he's authorized doubling some metals tariffs on Turkey, citing poor relations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally amid an escalating conflict over its detention of a...More..

IKEA to launch its first India store in Hyderabad on Aug 9
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

IKEA to launch its first India store in Hyderabad on Aug 9

Sajan had said that they are entering Indian market as India's economy is growing and the middle income class population is also expanding rapidly. " Ikea will have to focus on staff training, the right mix ...More..

Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle's airport, crashes
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle's airport, crashes

PCSO tweeted that he "was doing stunts in air or lack of flying skills caused crash into Island". "He said the man, a Pierce County resident, was acting alone". "So, I started to capture video, just because...More..

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial

Jurors found Monsanto acted with "malice" and that its weed killers Roundup and the professional grade version RangerPro contributed "substantially" to Dewayne Johnson's terminal illness. "The jury sent a messa...More..

Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira 'in response to economic war'
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira 'in response to economic war'

Waves from the crisis spread overseas, with investors selling off shares in European banks with large exposure to the Turkish economy. Erdogan and his newly appointed finance minister, Berat Albayrak , are...More..

Turkey to retaliate against Trump's metal tariffs
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Turkey to retaliate against Trump's metal tariffs

President Trump's announcement Friday morning that he has authorized the doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports coming from Turkey came in a tweet that noted, "Our relations with Turkey are not ...More..

by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Let’s double down on Turkey sanctions

He added, "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time! ". Washington has demanded the pastor's release and last month imposed financial sanctions on two Turkish ministers. U.S. sanctions and pre...More..

McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life

The food-for-life opportunity comes via the "ultimate in VIP status: the Mobile McGold Card", according to a release issued Thursday. The card is actually a gold plated phone case that will be awarded to the co...More..

SEC Postpones Decision on Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF but Previous Concerns 'Resolved'
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

SEC Postpones Decision on Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF but Previous Concerns 'Resolved'

This is the company's third attempt to get a bitcoin ETF through the SEC's door, and the group has consistently shown that it is either completely unaware of what to do, or simply isn't interested. "The last ...More..

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) hits 19-day low
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) hits 19-day low

Bitcoin prices started to recover during European session Tuesday after Tom Lee, the Head of Research at Fundstrat Global Advisors remained bullish on the cryptocurrency . At the time of writing, ETH/USD tr...More..

Turkey unveils new economic plan
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Turkey unveils new economic plan

Trump said via a tweet that the tariff on aluminium imports will be increased to 20 per cent and the tariff on steel imports will be raised to 50 per cent as the Turkish Lira "slides rapidly downward agains...More..

Ryanair strike: One in six flights cancelled in pilot walkout
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Ryanair strike: One in six flights cancelled in pilot walkout

The majority of customers affected have already been re-accommodated on another Ryanair flight. There are four canceled flights between Stockholm and Alicante and Barcelona. A Dutch court rejected a case from R...More..

Turkey on the Economic Brink, Explained in a Dozen Charts
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Turkey on the Economic Brink, Explained in a Dozen Charts

Turkey remains at loggerheads with the United States in one of the worst spats between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in years over the detention for the last two years of American pastor And...More..

US Novichok Sanctions: Kremlin's Claim its Financial System Secure - Inaccurate
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

US Novichok Sanctions: Kremlin's Claim its Financial System Secure - Inaccurate

The new sanctions were to take effect following a 15-day Congressional notification period, she said . Skripal, a former colonel in Russia's GRU military intelligence service, and his 33-year-old daughter ...More..

Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships

They said Canada "plans to seek help from the United Arab Emirates and Britain" in easing tensions with Saudi Arabia. The Financial Times , citing unidentified sources, reported that the Saudi central bank...More..

New York City Council Votes to Cap Uber and Lyft
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

New York City Council Votes to Cap Uber and Lyft

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to sign the bills into law. De Blasio called the growth of ride-hailing a "crisis" and said the services are clogging streets and "driving New Yorkers into poverty". It comes ...More..

China to hit U.S. with tariffs on United States imports worth $17bn
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

China to hit U.S. with tariffs on United States imports worth $17bn

China has now either imposed or proposed tariffs on $110 billion of USA goods, representing the vast majority of China's annual imports of American products. According to data by China's General Administratio...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

China's July exports rise more than expected despite US tariffs

West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are under pressure early Wednesday after China said it will retaliate against the latest round of USA tariffs on Chinese imports...More..

Doubts grow over Elon Musk’s master plan to take Tesla private
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Doubts grow over Elon Musk’s master plan to take Tesla private

Tuesday, Twitter and most of the rest of the internet freaked out over news that Elon Musk wanted to take Tesla private at $420 per share. Later in the day it became clear that Musk was in fact serious abou...More..

Theresa May still thinks Brexit deal with European Union likelier than not
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Theresa May still thinks Brexit deal with European Union likelier than not

After reporting a 5 percent rise in first-half profit before tax, the lender said it remains cautiously optimistic for global growth in the remainder of the year. May hopes to conclude a divorce deal and the br...More..