'Most important drills in history!' Venezuela's Maduro inspects troops amid power struggle

The United States and many Latin countries recognize Guaido as president. Maduro is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after Guaido on Wednesday declared himself interim president before cheering supporters in the capital, Ca... More..

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Fuller's sells beer business to Asahi
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Fuller's sells beer business to Asahi

But as clear-eyed business decision it seems sensible. The majority (87 per cent) of operating profits came from the pubs and hotels business. In a statement announcing the proposed sale, Fuller's said: "Ha...More..

Auto Union Seeks Boycott Of GM Vehicles From Mexico
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Auto Union Seeks Boycott Of GM Vehicles From Mexico

We want you to buy only GM vehicles made in Canada and the United States". Nos. 1, 4 and 5 at the beginning of a VIN signal the vehicle was made in the U.S. Dias wants GM to keep the plant open until Septembe...More..

European Central Bank ready to act if economy falters
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

European Central Bank ready to act if economy falters

The EUR/USD pair is now trading at 1.1388, having hit a three-week low of 1.1336 earlier this week. On release front today, European calendar will see the release of German IFO business climate index data a...More..

Budweiser's New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Budweiser's New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power

Anheuser-Busch states that Budweiser is the first major brand to brew its beer completely with renewable wind energy. "We can't wait to get these trucks on the road, and keep leading our industry forward to a g...More..

Central Park apartment just sold for $238 million
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Central Park apartment just sold for $238 million

Stern and developed by Vornado Realty Trust . Dolly Lenz Real Estate CEO Dolly Lenz and Dolly Lenz Managing Director Jenny Lenz on how billionaire Ken Griffin bought a New York penthouse for $238 millio...More..

Investor Brief: Checking Technical Levels on Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) Shares
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Investor Brief: Checking Technical Levels on Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) Shares

The company's net profit margin is 0 percent. The notes are unsecured and will mature on February 28, 2024. Featured Article: How does the Federal Reserve determine interest rates? Separately, Canaccord...More..

Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela

The prospect of a dovish Fed may have aided the USD's decline, which helps push United States crude oil prices higher. The long-brewing crisis in Venezuela reached a head this week as the United States, C...More..

Truck driver wins $300 million, quits job same day
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Truck driver wins $300 million, quits job same day

According to the New York Daily News, Johnson immediately indicated that he was retiring from his job as a truck driver and that he has no plans to trade his adopted home of Brooklyn, New York for his native ...More..

Weak Intel outlook stokes fears of a chip slowdown
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Weak Intel outlook stokes fears of a chip slowdown

On Monday, August 20 McBride Kevin Thomas sold $557 worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) or 12 shs. $409,874 worth of stock was sold by Shenoy Navin on Monday, December 17. In the second quarter previou...More..

Whole Foods Market recalls prepared foods for possible Salmonella contamination, says FDA
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Whole Foods Market recalls prepared foods for possible Salmonella contamination, says FDA

Whole Foods has recalled various items in eight states over fears they contain salmonella . The recall affects New York, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Rhode Island...More..

Venezuelan military official breaks with Nicolas Maduro, backs opposition
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan military official breaks with Nicolas Maduro, backs opposition

France and Britain on Saturday joined Spain and Germany to turn up the pressure on Maduro, saying they would follow the U.S. and others in recognizing Guaido unless Venezuela calls new presidential elections wi...More..

Missing After Mining Dam Collapses in Brazil
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Missing After Mining Dam Collapses in Brazil

Israel regularly offers aid and search and rescue help to countries both friendly and hostile, though this appeared to be the first-ever aid delegation to Brazil . Following the Friday breach, Vale CEO Fabio S...More..

Honda to unveil its global EV prototype at Geneva
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Honda to unveil its global EV prototype at Geneva

Only then, Honda stated, "This is not some vision of the distant future: a production version of this vehicle will be here by 2019". However, Honda did say that their new EV was "developed with a focus on fun...More..

Destructive Tubbs Fire Caused by ‘Private Electrical System,’ Cal Fire Says
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Destructive Tubbs Fire Caused by ‘Private Electrical System,’ Cal Fire Says

Renee Hernandez (L) watches her son Ben Hernandez Jr. Investigators confirmed a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system , not equ...More..

Passengers fall ill before takeoff at Quebec City airport
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Passengers fall ill before takeoff at Quebec City airport

An airport spokesman believed it could have been ventilation problem in the plane. The rest were scheduled to board another Air Transat flight in the late afternoon. After evacuation, ambulances were called f...More..

From Scotland to Canada: Burns night boost for haggis exports
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

From Scotland to Canada: Burns night boost for haggis exports

Robert Burns , the greatest Scot of all, was not forgotten in the borough of Hawthorne. The event is open to the public aged 21 and over. Commenting on Macsween's export success, global trade secretary Liam F...More..

Venezuelan oil exports to USA still a primary source of cash
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan oil exports to USA still a primary source of cash

With the build, US crude stockpiles are now about 8% above the year-ago level and 2.8% above the five-year norm, analysts at PVM Oil Associates said in a Friday note. Both Brent and WTI are both backed by lig...More..

International Airlines Group abstain from Norwegian Air acquisition
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

International Airlines Group abstain from Norwegian Air acquisition

Later, the share of IAG was reduced to 3.93% due to the additional issue of shares. The move comes after the FTSE 100-listed firm past year made at least two unsuccessful takeover approaches to Norwegian, hav...More..

RPC to be taken over by Apollo Global Management for £3.3bn
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

RPC to be taken over by Apollo Global Management for £3.3bn

Ahead of the deal announcement, the deadline for Apollo to make a firm offer or walk away had been extended several times since the two started talks. RPC's interest on to this sale had not not been anything ne...More..

Jack Dorsey: Mark Zuckerberg Offered Me Goat He'd Killed
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Jack Dorsey: Mark Zuckerberg Offered Me Goat He'd Killed

In a tale that opens a window on the food fads of modern-day California, Mr Dorsey has recounted that on a visit to his rival's Palo Alto home, Mr Zuckerberg killed the animal "with a laser gun " before prep...More..

Cboe Exchange Withdraws VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal with the SEC
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Cboe Exchange Withdraws VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal with the SEC

SEC regularly postponed the decision and the end date was to be February 27 this year. Even though the Bitcoin ETF saga has generated a lot of discussion, it appears that the Bitcoin market was not exp...More..

Victoria's Jobless Rate The Lowest In More Than 10 Years
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Victoria's Jobless Rate The Lowest In More Than 10 Years

Although the halcyon days of strong wage growth are unlikely to be seen for quite some time, there's very little to dislike about the December jobs report. Unemployment rate increased in Western Australia and t...More..

ForeFront Power Completes 27 MW Community Solar Portfolio In NY
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

ForeFront Power Completes 27 MW Community Solar Portfolio In NY

Chen Yu-chen (陳幼臻), senior manager of public and government affairs at Google Taiwan, told CNA that Taiwan's open regulatory environment was a key factor in the process, and thanked a host of government age...More..

Facebook tricked kids to rake in money from online games, says report
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Facebook tricked kids to rake in money from online games, says report

The documents released Thursday night are part of a 2012 lawsuit against the company, which alleges that Facebook knew kids were making the purchases and made it hard for parents to get their money back, CBS N...More..

Medford Airport: 'Business as Usual' in Spite of Government Shutdown
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Medford Airport: 'Business as Usual' in Spite of Government Shutdown

Prospective screeners "will say, they don't even pay these people when there's a shutdown. As a gesture from the community it's absolutely terrific". "We have been in furlough for 34 days and we are obligated...More..

MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote

The amendment, which could have been voted on by MPs next Tuesday, would not have had any legal effect, but if it passed it would have handed a huge boost to the "People's Vote" campaign. But so far Jeremy Corb...More..

Aphria urges caution after Green Growth launches $2.4B hostile bid
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Aphria urges caution after Green Growth launches $2.4B hostile bid

On Tuesday , Green Growth filed a prospectus statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offering 1.5714 shares of Green Growth stock for each share of Aphria , which ranked seventh on ou...More..

Power outages as Australia swelters through extreme temperatures
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Power outages as Australia swelters through extreme temperatures

Adelaide, the state capital of South Australia , recorded the highest ever temperature in a major Australian city as the heat peaked at 46.6 degrees. There is fears forest fires might start due to the conditi...More..

George Soros says China's AI development poses 'mortal danger' to the world
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

George Soros says China's AI development poses 'mortal danger' to the world

US billionaire George Soros' criticism of Chinese President Xi Jinping was "meaningless", China's foreign ministry said on Friday, after the investor and philanthropist called Xi the world's most "dange...More..