FDA Food Inspections Slowing Due to Government Shutdown

He notes that meat and some poultry products are still being inspected by employees now going without pay but "there are important things we are not doing". "It may be a few dozen but not much more", the commissioner said of the postponed inspections... More..

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Concept This Is Cadillac's New Electric Crossover
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Concept This Is Cadillac's New Electric Crossover

For now, scope out the two images and stay tuned to AutoSpies.com as we update the site tonight and into tomorrow. General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra told investors ahead of the show Friday that the company...More..

Zimbabwe Faces Fresh Protests Amid Collapsing Economy
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Zimbabwe Faces Fresh Protests Amid Collapsing Economy

They came on the first day of a three-day general strike called by unions, amid an intensifying economic crisis. Shops closed in downtown Harare as riot police patrolled the streets and a military helicopter ...More..

Woman barred from Walmart after mobility scooter joyride in Texas
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Woman barred from Walmart after mobility scooter joyride in Texas

A witness said the woman was riding on a cart typically reserved for customers with disabilities while dressed in a blue jacket and black trousers. Police told the newspaper that employees told police that th...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

China's trade surplus with the U.S. grew in 2018 but tariffs bite

Exports rose 7.1 per cent, customs data showed Monday, down from the 7.9 per cent reported earlier for 2017. Imports also saw a shock drop, falling 7.6 per cent in their biggest decline since July 2016. duties ...More..

USA wildfires push energy firm PG&E to bankruptcy protection
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

USA wildfires push energy firm PG&E to bankruptcy protection

PG&E general counsel John Simon will take the helm in the meantime. The company's deepening financial crisis has forced California regulators and policy makers to consider a bailout package and PG&E is weighi...More..

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Starship Test Vehicle
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Starship Test Vehicle

However, the launch and satellite initiatives the company is pursuing will each require several billion dollars to complete. The company said it will "part ways" with some of its manpower, citing "extraordinari...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Family had to sit on floor of TUI plane

However once in the air, they had to move as the crew were preparing food and drinks. They have contacted TUI for an explanation as to why the family were left sitting on the floor. A spokesman for TUI said: ...More..

New Debenhams chairman seeks investor consensus as shares slide again
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

New Debenhams chairman seeks investor consensus as shares slide again

The board said Sergio would stay on to carry out management's plan to reshape the business. But while Sir Ian has also stepped down with immediate effect, Bucher is remaining in his position and will report ...More..

Virgin Atlantic-led consortium to buy distressed airline Flybe for £2.2 million
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Virgin Atlantic-led consortium to buy distressed airline Flybe for £2.2 million

Talks have been going on for several weeks but now a deal has been reached that will see Virgin Atlantic (30%) and Stobart Group (30%) come together with hedge fund Cyrus Capital Partners in a group that will b...More..

Government shutdown impacts brewery business
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Government shutdown impacts brewery business

Like many government agencies, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau or TTB is closed, making it impossible for breweries, wineries and distilleries to get approval on certain products. Now only about ...More..

Shutdown Leaves Federal Websites Vulnerable
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Shutdown Leaves Federal Websites Vulnerable

Websites with expired certificates where admins followed proper procedures and implemented correctly-functioning HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) policies are down for good, and users can't access these po...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes 'Watchmen' on Twitter
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quotes 'Watchmen' on Twitter

According to reports , the campaign was forced to pay a $1,500 fine for not providing the required insurance. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), a leader of the progressive caucus in the last Congress, said that ...More..

Oil Prices fall after 9 Day Winning Streak
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Oil Prices fall after 9 Day Winning Streak

Futures in NY have advanced 10 percent this week, as Saudi Arabia pledged that a producer coalition it's leading will keep the market in balance. Crude futures sank along with the ebbing energy sector in the ...More..

Hitachi, UK says no decision taken on British nuclear project
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hitachi, UK says no decision taken on British nuclear project

A Hitachi spokesman said nothing has been decided on the suspension. If Hitachi decides to suspend the project, the company is expected to report 200 billion yen to 300 billion yen in losses for the current b...More..

UK Economy Slows as Factories Sputter
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

UK Economy Slows as Factories Sputter

GDP in the three months to November was 0.3 per cent higher than in the previous three-month period, down from growth of 0.4 percent in the three months to October and matching the consensus of a Reuters poll...More..

New criminal charge made against Ghosn
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

New criminal charge made against Ghosn

In a high-profile court hearing earlier this week, Ghosn denied any wrongdoing. His current detention term is scheduled to end on Friday. Suspects are often re-arrested on suspicion of new charges periodically ...More..

Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek to supply 5G modems for 2019 iPhones
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek to supply 5G modems for 2019 iPhones

The 5.8-inch " iPhone 11 " meanwhile, isnot expected to receive these "compelling camera changes,"and will supposedly retain some iteration of the dual-lens camera now used on iPhone XS and XS Max ". Apple app...More..

Lawsuit: Google accused of tolerating, covering up sexual harassment by senior executives
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Lawsuit: Google accused of tolerating, covering up sexual harassment by senior executives

The suit, filed by shareholder James Martin, claims Alphabet failed in its duties to shareholders by attempting to cover up the misconduct. The lawsuit names a total 12 current and former Alphabet dir...More..

Online Retail Turnover in November
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Online Retail Turnover in November "Highest Level Recorded"

There was a monthly rise in food retailing, up 0.2 per cent to $11 billion, as well as a lift for department stores, up 0.4 per cent to $1.57 billion. Even so, Australia's retail sector faces several headwinds ...More..

Norovirus outbreak on Royal Caribbean cruise sickens 167 passengers
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Norovirus outbreak on Royal Caribbean cruise sickens 167 passengers

While media reports state the cause of the outbreak as norovirus, CDC officials report the causative agent as being "unknown" as of January 10. Oasis of the Seas is on a 7-night Caribbean cruise from Port C...More..

Embraer shares take off after Bolsonaro approves Boeing merger - DN - Defence Notes
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Embraer shares take off after Bolsonaro approves Boeing merger - DN - Defence Notes

In December, both detailed plans to purchase 80 percent of Embraer's commercial jetliner by Boeing and the creation of a second joint venture to produce and sell the KC-390 military transport jet . "Once Emb...More..

Macy's shares plunge as weak holiday sales prompt forecast cut
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Macy's shares plunge as weak holiday sales prompt forecast cut

Shares in Macy's plunged almost 20 percent, while nearly every major retailer was pulled down as well. With low unemployment, rising wages and consumer confidence high, there had been optimism about holiday...More..

Teen in Air NZ bomb drama still in custody
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Teen in Air NZ bomb drama still in custody

He will face Manukau District Court on Thursday. When airline staff announced there had been a security breach, he knew "immediately" that it was because of his comment. The total cost of Fifita's actions are...More..

Guelph auto factory workers win $60-million lottery prize
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Guelph auto factory workers win $60-million lottery prize

The group all work the same shift at an auto parts manufacturer in Guelph, and chose to purchase the ticket together late a year ago. Fernando Meneses was the first to find out about their big win, after Gran...More..

Bank of Canada expected to hold interest rates in today’s policy decision
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Bank of Canada expected to hold interest rates in today’s policy decision

The rebound in crude oil price action in broad market is backed by OPEC's production and supply cuts and optimism surrounding Sino-U.S trade talks as China is biggest importer of crude oil and positive outcom...More..

GM's Cadillac will introduce EV in fight against Tesla
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

GM's Cadillac will introduce EV in fight against Tesla

The vehicle platform is the basis for vehicle underpinnings, including the battery system and other structural and mechanical parts. GM will eventually introduce the company's battery electric vehicle archite...More..

PC shipments fell throughout 2018
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

PC shipments fell throughout 2018

Among other players, HP saw a modest decline in its year-over-year volumes. The Japan region, however, helped all the major OEMs to mark growth. According to both IDC and Gartner, PC sales are down. "The on...More..

Ford to cut jobs to strengthen European business
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Ford to cut jobs to strengthen European business

The Financial Services segment consists of Ford Credit, which offers automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. Meanwhile, Ford signalled "significant" cuts among its 50,000-strong Europ...More..

SpaceX to lay off 10 per cent of workforce to become leaner
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

SpaceX to lay off 10 per cent of workforce to become leaner

The company said it will "part ways" with some of its manpower, citing "extraordinarily hard challenges ahead". The news of the layoffs came after SpaceX's first successful launch of 2019 from Vandenberg Ai...More..