Nissan fires Chairman Carlos Ghosn following arrest in Japan

Prosecutors intercepted the Brazil-born tycoon Monday as he landed in Tokyo on a private jet, accusing him and another executive Greg Kelly of understating the chairman's income by around $44 million between June 2011 and June 2015. He said the all... More..

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Businesses open on Thanksgiving Day
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Businesses open on Thanksgiving Day

To make sure they were ready for Black Friday, Newton said Best Buy held several job fairs over the last few weeks and even did a practice run to make sure it all goes smoothly. "They're there and I think it's ...More..

30 killed, over 40 injured in Hangu blast
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

30 killed, over 40 injured in Hangu blast

A bomb smuggled into a market inside a carton killed as many as 31 people in northern Pakistan Friday, according to officials. "The remote-controlled bomb was attached to a motorcycle", security sources said, a...More..

Damian Hinds: MPs don't need to 'love every line' of Brexit deal
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Damian Hinds: MPs don't need to 'love every line' of Brexit deal

However, the cabinet minister said she still thinks the deal is likely to get through parliament, saying, "I think likelihood is that, despite what people say, the withdrawal agreement will get through". The sc...More..

D&G: China shopping sites pull products in ad backlash
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

D&G: China shopping sites pull products in ad backlash

The " Eating with Chopsticks " instructional videos see a Chinese woman attempt to eat over-sized Italian food with chopsticks. The blunder was compounded when screenshots were circulated online of a pr...More..

Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%

Long-term risks to the inflation outlook include tighter global financial conditions, a weaker exchange rate, a high wage rate, oil prices and rising electricity and water tariffs. "The implied starting point f...More..

Theresa May to take Brexit talks to the wire
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Theresa May to take Brexit talks to the wire

For now, the Political Declaration has also eliminated any direct reference to Article 184. The withdrawal agreement does make arrangements for a "backstop " trade arrangement, if a more preferable soluti...More..

Amtrak Train Comes Apart En Route To New York City
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Amtrak Train Comes Apart En Route To New York City

Two cars on an Amtrak train headed broke apart from one another at about 7:30 p.m. November 21 as it traveled on the tracks in Stuyvesant in Columbia County near Albany. Luckily, he said, there was no fire and ...More..

Rotating postal strike hits Prince George
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Rotating postal strike hits Prince George

Yet even as it accused the post office of failing to address postal workers' key demands, Palecek and the CUPW leadership tried to prettify what was on offer, claiming that it was an advance and proof that the ...More..

Dow falls 550 points, dragged down by Target and concerns over retail
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

Dow falls 550 points, dragged down by Target and concerns over retail

The Nasdaq is down 339.05 points, or 4.7 percent. While the S&P 500 is only halfway to a bear market drop of 20 percent, Michael Wilson, chief USA equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, told clients in a report...More..

New Range Rover Evoque teased, debuting next week
by | Friday, November 23, 2018

New Range Rover Evoque teased, debuting next week

Spread throughout the city of London, what appears to be unique art pieces are actually wireframe structures that give a glimpse of the 2019 Range Rover Evoque. At present, there is no confirmed date of the n...More..

AAA: 54 million Americans hitting the roadways this Thanksgiving holiday
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

AAA: 54 million Americans hitting the roadways this Thanksgiving holiday

With Thanksgiving coming this Thursday, AAA is expecting more than 54 million Americans to be traveling this Thanksgiving. the most since 2005. The vast majority of travelers - 48.5 million - will hit the roa...More..

Merkel threatens boycott as European Union divisions put Brexit summit at risk
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Merkel threatens boycott as European Union divisions put Brexit summit at risk

Having seen off - at least for now - a potential leadership challenge by hardline Brexiteers in her own party, she hoped to wring out of Brussels a Brexit arrangement that she can sell to her parliament. Euro...More..

Ride-sharing services should be on BC roads next year
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Ride-sharing services should be on BC roads next year

Pascal Ryffel, spokesperson for TappCar, a ride-hailing company in Alberta and Manitoba, welcomed the careful approach taken by the B.C. government. A coalition of businesses and interest groups advocating fo...More..

Amazon blames technical error for exposing customer information
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Amazon blames technical error for exposing customer information

Multiple Register readers forwarded us emails sent from Amazon's United Kingdom tentacle informing them that the online sales site had "inadvertently disclosed [their] name and email address due to a technica...More..

IKEA announces 350 United Kingdom jobs will be lost over next two years
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

IKEA announces 350 United Kingdom jobs will be lost over next two years

At the same time, we recognise that the retail landscape is transforming at a scale and pace we've never seen before. This includes 500 new jobs at the UK's newest store in London's Greenwich, which is due to...More..

Recreational marijuana now for sale on East Coast
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Recreational marijuana now for sale on East Coast

Customers were shuttled to Cultivate, the Leicester store, from a parking lot about a mile away as police kept a visible but low-key presence outside. Democratic Gov. -elect Ned Lamont of CT supports legalizati...More..

Google Cloud names Kurian to replace CEO Greene
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Google Cloud names Kurian to replace CEO Greene

Greene, 63, will remain CEO through January, working with Kurian, who will join the Alphabet Inc. unit November 26. Greene's decision follows some three years steering Alphabet's efforts to catch up with clo...More..

Carlos Ghosn: Custody 'extended by 10 days'
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Carlos Ghosn: Custody 'extended by 10 days'

Renault's board said Tuesday that Carlos Ghosn will remain as the French automaker's chairman and chief executive while he is detained in Japan on claims he misused Nissan assets. The board stopped short...More..

Apple reportedly cuts production orders for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Apple reportedly cuts production orders for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR

Apple's share price has declined over 20% from its October peak, costing the company over $US220 billion in market value. Which begs the question: if you have an iPhone X , which is only a year old, do you nee...More..

New tech regulation ‘inevitable,’ Apple CEO Tim Cook says
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

New tech regulation ‘inevitable,’ Apple CEO Tim Cook says

When asked about how comfortable he is on penning a deal with Google, Cook said Google's "search engine is the best". Cook said that iOS offers features like private browsing and intelligent tracking preven...More..

DUP fires warning shot at Theresa May over Brexit
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

DUP fires warning shot at Theresa May over Brexit

Even if she stays in place, the level of opposition from eurosceptics in her own Conservative ranks has made clear how hard it will be to get the deal through parliament. The PM also said that the post-Brexit...More..

Chipotle May Rehire Manager After She Denied Service to Five Black Men
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Chipotle May Rehire Manager After She Denied Service to Five Black Men

Paul restaurant, the manager thought these gentlemen were the same customers from Tuesday night who weren't able to pay for their meal", the chain said in a statement . Despite reports on Twitter late Sunday...More..

Thanksgiving 2018: Which Stores Are Open and Closed Before Black Friday
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving 2018: Which Stores Are Open and Closed Before Black Friday

Of the deals analysed at leading retailers, 59 were from Currys PC World , 18 from Amazon , 14 from John Lewis and three were from Argos . A big part of the reason for this is because these smart home devi...More..

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be removed over ‘significant misconduct,’ arrested
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn to be removed over ‘significant misconduct,’ arrested

Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn is expected to be removed after an internal investigation revealed he under-reported his income by millions of dollars and engaged in other "significant misconduct, the...More..

Oil steadies as market prices in expectations of OPEC supply cut
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Oil steadies as market prices in expectations of OPEC supply cut

In response to those concerns, Saudi Arabia has said producers may need to cut 1 million barrels a day, while Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday an oil price of "around $70 suits us comple...More..

Police called after Chinese bully host at Pacific summit
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Police called after Chinese bully host at Pacific summit

PNG Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato said his country did not need to pick sides. "The language we heard from Pence is quite concerning because it shows we're moving toward a zero-sum game geopolitics in the Asi...More..

Centre standoff: Crucial meeting of central bank’s Board of Directors begins
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Centre standoff: Crucial meeting of central bank’s Board of Directors begins

However, it is to be seen how much RBI can do, since the central bank may have some reservations about the sector's loan absorption capacity at this point in time. The government feels that the MSME sector - ...More..

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn ‘arrested’, to be dismissed for financial misconduct
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn ‘arrested’, to be dismissed for financial misconduct

Nissan's spokesman Nicholas Maxfield was not available for comment. Ghosn gave up his role as chief executive officer of Nissan last year and has said that he may step down as CEO of Renault before his four-...More..

Brexit deal: NIO Minister of State Shailesh Vara resigns
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Brexit deal: NIO Minister of State Shailesh Vara resigns

On a visit to a housing development in Dublin, Mr Varadkar predicted that Mrs May may start to secure more support for her proposals as the Brexit "precipice" approaches. that they won't be seeking a delay", he...More..