Venezuela power struggle heats up with Guaido curbs, protest plans

Colombia neighbours Venezuela . He said the U.S.is looking to get its hands on Venezuela's abundant oil reserves, replicating US military interventions in Iraq and Libya. Guaido launched a direct challenge to Maduro's authority last week when he ... More..

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Meng Wanzhou's bail conditions revised in Vancouver court
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Meng Wanzhou's bail conditions revised in Vancouver court

Ms Meng has denied the accusations against her. The government remains focused on gaining the release of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor, who have been arrested on vague sus...More..

Ghosn says Nissan execs used 'plot' to halt Renault integration
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Ghosn says Nissan execs used 'plot' to halt Renault integration

In response, a Nissan spokesman said Wednesday that Saikawa has already categorically refuted the notion of a coup. Ghosn said he spoke to Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa about the plan two months before his arre...More..

Caterpillar, Nvidia sound alarm on China impact
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Caterpillar, Nvidia sound alarm on China impact

The country last week reported its weakest annual growth since 1990. The pace of expansion cooled to 6.6 percent past year, the slowest since 1990, while retail sales grew 9 percent, the least since 2003. App...More..

Foxconn may not manufacture anything in Wisconsin after all
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Foxconn may not manufacture anything in Wisconsin after all

Woo says that Foxconn is shifting its strategy because the company can't make television screens in the USA and remain competitive in the global marketplace. It hired 178 full-time employees rather than the 260...More..

Woman kicked off flight for rant about sitting between 'two big pigs'
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Woman kicked off flight for rant about sitting between 'two big pigs'

This is just impossible. The unnamed woman was aboard a January 2 United Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Newark, N.J. when she was caught on video complaining about her seating arrangements. The blonde ...More..

California Power Provider PG&E Files For Bankruptcy In Wake Of Fire Lawsuits
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

California Power Provider PG&E Files For Bankruptcy In Wake Of Fire Lawsuits

California utility PG&E, facing billions of dollars in potential liabilities over its role in a series of deadly wildfires, filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. Simon said in a statement . PG&E equ...More..

Venezuela power struggle as Juan Guaido given travel ban
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Venezuela power struggle as Juan Guaido given travel ban

At the announcement, nationals U.S. Treasure Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as quoted by the BBC, the sanctions will involve withholding PDVSA's proceeds from crude oil sales to the United States, adding that...More..

Harley's tariff woes are more sidecar than engine
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Harley's tariff woes are more sidecar than engine

The company plans to ship between 217,000 and 220,000 motorcycles in 2019, and the midpoint of that estimate would mark company's lowest shipment rate since 2010. Trump had blasted Harley's decision and publicl...More..

The US Postal Service to raise prices for stamps, packages
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The US Postal Service to raise prices for stamps, packages

But the 5-cent increase is the largest monetary jump in USA history, according to The Hill. Other changes include reducing the single-piece additional ounce price for letters to 15 cents from 21 cents and low...More..

Nissan to face SEC probe on pay after Ghosn's arrest
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Nissan to face SEC probe on pay after Ghosn's arrest

Nissan gave Roadshow largely the same statement that it gave the WSJ, saying it "received an inquiry" from the SEC and is "cooperating fully". The company could provide no further details, Maxfield said. USA - ...More..

Perdue recalls mislabeled chicken nuggets containing milk
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Perdue recalls mislabeled chicken nuggets containing milk

Earlier this month, Perdue was forced to recall almost 70,000 pounds of chicken products. The product is five pound packages of Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets, with a Best if Used By date of November...More..

Postal Service halts mail delivery due to deep freeze
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Postal Service halts mail delivery due to deep freeze

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has suspended delivery operations in Iowa on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The U.S. Postal Service suspended mail delivery in South and North Dakota for Wednesday. Some USPS stor...More..

Brexit: Theresa May seeks backing for amendment calling for changes to backstop
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May seeks backing for amendment calling for changes to backstop

Mr Bercow said the order of the amendments was A, O, G, B, J, I and N - although it is up to those behind them to decide if they want to push them to a vote. MPs are expected to be given a chance to vote on an ...More..

Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans

Electrify America is expected to have 484 locations with 2,000 charging stalls completed or under construction by July 1, ahead of the Taycan's release in late 2019. Chargers at these stations will have a maxi...More..

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he spoke with Trump
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he spoke with Trump

Bolton said Monday's announcement would block US$7 billion (S$9.5 billion) in PDVSA's assets "plus over US$11 billion in lost export proceeds over the next year". Guaido is asking for help in getting control of...More..

Vale's assets frozen after Brazilian mine disaster
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Vale's assets frozen after Brazilian mine disaster

Sirens began before dawn on Sunday, triggered by risky water levels at a tailings dam still standing in the Vale SA facility near Brumadinho in Minas Gerais state. "I want to know the truth". 'They could be...More..

Trump to wade into China trade talks as United States targets Huawei
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Trump to wade into China trade talks as United States targets Huawei

While Trump has made the soaring US$336 billion (RM1.38 trillion) USA trade deficit with China a particular focus of his ire, American officials also are demanding far-reaching reforms to Chinese industrial pol...More..

U.S. charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

U.S. charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions

The defendants Huawei and Skycom are charged with bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act ...More..

Justice Dept. charges Huawei with fraud, ratcheting up U.S.-China tensions
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Justice Dept. charges Huawei with fraud, ratcheting up U.S.-China tensions

The charges allege, among other things, that the company misrepresented its ownership of a Hong Kong-based subsidiary to circumvent American sanctions against Iran, and stole telecommunications technology, trad...More..

Peaches, nectarines sold at Market Basket recalled over listeria concerns
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Peaches, nectarines sold at Market Basket recalled over listeria concerns

No illnesses linked to the fruits have been reported yet. The affected fruit also was sold in Costco stores in California and Walmart stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania...More..

Australia supports Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Australia supports Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido

He later jogged with soldiers and boarded an amphibious vehicle at a navy base. Guaido has aimed his appeals at the Venezuelan military , with promises of amnesty, and mass protests to dramatize the depth of...More..

Americans Lack Confidence in Trump, Govt — WashPost Poll
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Americans Lack Confidence in Trump, Govt — WashPost Poll

But it also shows how the unstable news environment has had little effect on public attitudes about Trump, with many of his numbers essentially unchanged since the start of his presidency. The growing popularit...More..

S&P: Economy Lost at Least $6 Billion to Shutdown
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

S&P: Economy Lost at Least $6 Billion to Shutdown

The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc . nor the author can guarantee such accuracy. On Saturday, the president tweeted that " negotiatio...More..

Saudi says events in Venezuela could impact oil
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Saudi says events in Venezuela could impact oil

The crisis in OPEC member Venezuela could impact the oil market balance, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told Al-Arabiya news channel on Monday. "Demand will start picking up at the end of the first q...More..

Ocala Taco Bell reopens after bomb squad investigates grenade
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Ocala Taco Bell reopens after bomb squad investigates grenade

Police evacuated the area and a bomb squad dealt with the device. Ocala Police said that the man fished out the grenade while using a magnet. It turned out the device, piled into the auto boot with various ...More..

Tesco says up to 9,000 jobs are ‘at risk’
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Tesco says up to 9,000 jobs are ‘at risk’

The paper reports that Tesco chief executive, Dave Lewis, has cut staff by 10,000 since assuming the role in 2014. The grocery giant is trying to save £1.5bn amid fierce competition from other supermarkets. T...More..

Starbucks CEO exploring 2020 Presidential bid
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Starbucks CEO exploring 2020 Presidential bid

Julian Castro, a former US housing official who launched a bid for the Democratic nomination earlier this month, told CNN he was anxious an Independent run by Schultz "would provide Donald Trump with his be...More..

Samsung to stop using plastic packaging for its products
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Samsung to stop using plastic packaging for its products

It will also result in a change of finish for Samsung phone chargers . This policy change is applicable for all Samsung products - ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances. Samsung has just a...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Another Democrat urges Schultz not to run

Schultz was questioned by Pelley on several popular issues facing 2020 candidates, including immigration, health care and Trump's 2018 tax cut. It left some Democrats anxious that Schultz will hand over re-ele...More..