China is safe for most Canadians to travel to, ambassador says 10

Separate allegations that Huawei could be spying on the behalf of Chinese intelligence agencies have resulted in the us prohibiting the use of its technology for government work, as well as barring it from installing telecom equipment in major mark... More..

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Nancy Pelosi Shuts Down Trump’s State of the Union
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Shuts Down Trump’s State of the Union

The White House called the meeting "constructive" and the Democratic lawmakers said in a statement that they "look forward to continuing this conversation", but they also made clear that they were stickin...More..

France triggers 'hard Brexit' plan, to invest in ports and airports
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

France triggers 'hard Brexit' plan, to invest in ports and airports

After the Prime Minister's catastrophic defeat in the House of Commons and after scraping home in the No Confidence debate, Theresa May finally extended an offer to opposition parties to meet with her to disc...More..

Ford, Volkswagen team up for money-saving global alliance
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Ford, Volkswagen team up for money-saving global alliance

The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Compan...More..

by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

US Investigating Huawei for Alleged Trade Secret Theft

The US probe into Huawei includes allegations by T-Mobile in a 2014 lawsuit that it stole information, according to the person familiar with the matter. Furthermore, according to Representative Mike Gallagher...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Schools Former GOP Governor On Marginal Tax Analogy
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Schools Former GOP Governor On Marginal Tax Analogy

Scott Walker and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continue to butt heads, and this time the two took to Twitter to express their differences on marginal tax rates. Ocasio-Cortez complained in the interview...More..

UK Parliament rejects PM May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

UK Parliament rejects PM May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

His party has said it will call a confidence vote in her government "soon" after the virtually certain defeat. "Nothing about how - or even if - it intends to honour the decision the British people took in a re...More..

Ford Explorer hybrid and ST revealed
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Ford Explorer hybrid and ST revealed

The ST replaces the Explorer Sport in the new sixth-generation lineup gaining a punchier engine, tighter chassis tuning and exclusive styling. So far the 2019 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) has been pretty m...More..

PG&E CEO resigns as company faces billions in liability
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

PG&E CEO resigns as company faces billions in liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - (AP) - A newspaper says employees of Pacific Gas and Electric could learn this week if the utility will declare insolvency while facing billions of dollars in liability over its role i...More..

Airport exec says rumors of longer TSA lines 'overblown'
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Airport exec says rumors of longer TSA lines 'overblown'

The nation's airports continue to operate, even as parts of the government remain shut down: air traffic control workers and airport security officers remain on the job. In addition to raising security issues, ...More..

China trade talks wrap up, with outcome unclear
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

China trade talks wrap up, with outcome unclear

China's position on trade is "transparent and the US side is well aware of it", said Lu Kang. Oil prices rose by around one per cent on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on hopes that Washi...More..

RBI Scales Down Printing of Rs 2000 Currency Note to 'Minimum'
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

RBI Scales Down Printing of Rs 2000 Currency Note to 'Minimum'

In a tweet, Garg said that there are more than adequate notes of Rs 2,000 in India's financial system. When the Rs 2,000 note was introduced, the Narendra Modi government was criticised for bringing out a n...More..

Apple Says Cheap Battery Swaps To Blame For Wonky Sales
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Apple Says Cheap Battery Swaps To Blame For Wonky Sales

The latest news sparked talk of the "Nokia moment" for Apple - a reference to the Finnish-based firm that led the mobile phone market in the early 2000s. Follow Michael on Twitter . The stock has fallen ...More..

Sweet, sweet sorrow: Police mourn after Krispy Kreme truck fire
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Sweet, sweet sorrow: Police mourn after Krispy Kreme truck fire

He escaped unscathed and the fire brigade was able to extinguish the blaze, video of which was posted to Facebook by local news channel Lex 18. The truck, however, is expected to be a total loss. "We donut ...More..

China Daily | #AsiaNewsNetwork: Sino-US ties at 'vital stage', Xi says
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

China Daily | #AsiaNewsNetwork: Sino-US ties at 'vital stage', Xi says

The Nasdaq composite slid 3.9 per cent. Brexit's impact on the United Kingdom and Europe also anxious investors, as did a slowdown in the Chinese economy . The S&P 500 was down 6.2% and the Nasdaq fell 4%. ...More..

Cyber attack disrupts newspaper distribution across US
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Cyber attack disrupts newspaper distribution across US

A computer virus disrupted production of The Baltimore Sun , Capital Gazette , Carroll County Times and other Tribune Publishing newspapers across the country, the company said Saturday. The L.A. Times...More..

Dow soars 500 points as stock market bounces back
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Dow soars 500 points as stock market bounces back

Gains in technology companies , retailers, health care and internet stocks drove the broad rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index some breathing room after it slid Monday to just shy of what Wall St...More..

Towne East Sears closing in March
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Towne East Sears closing in March

The move is part of the parent company's "processes to accelerate its strategic transformation and facilitate its financial restructuring", Sears officials said in the release. Employees were informed of the cl...More..

Transformer Explosion Shuts Down LaGuardia Airport
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Transformer Explosion Shuts Down LaGuardia Airport

The incident also forced the city's LaGuardia airport to temporarily shut down. Con Edison says a couple of transformers tripped offline at the substation at 20th Avenue and 32nd Street, sparking a fire. Mayo...More..

Brent crude bounces back after brief dip below $50/bbl
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Brent crude bounces back after brief dip below $50/bbl

US crude oil prices jumped 3.5% to $44.04 per barrel after plunging 6.7% on Christmas Eve. The U.S. benchmark is down about 16 percent since the producer group announced the agreement. "I think there is a littl...More..

Mega Millions Christmas Jackpot Announced
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Mega Millions Christmas Jackpot Announced

The cash option for Tuesday's drawing was $193.7 million. The Mega Millions draw was broadcast at 11pm ET (4am GMT) on Christmas Day. Dream big and win big - but don't forget to take the prize. It's the lar...More..

Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises

Investors cheered news of the biggest holiday shopping season in six years . Markets have been jittery in recent days since reports that U.S. President Donald Trump , left, was discussing firing U.S. Trum...More..

GO Transit operating under holiday hours for Christmas and New Year's
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

GO Transit operating under holiday hours for Christmas and New Year's

The city's indoor pools are operating normally this weekend, but will close Monday, Dec. 24, at 1 p.m. The executive order declared that "All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall...More..

FED DEFIES Trump and hikes interest rates despite the president's unceasing attacks
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

FED DEFIES Trump and hikes interest rates despite the president's unceasing attacks

The greatest influence on the dynamics of EUR/USD and the entire dependent market as a whole was provided by Powell's comments and forecasts for the next steps of monetary policy. The Fed will do its analysis...More..

Trump, House GOP to meet over shutdown-border dispute
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Trump, House GOP to meet over shutdown-border dispute

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters today that other agencies are being asked to look at ways to raid their own coffers to cobble together the money. One Republican says Ryan le...More..

Drones suspend flights at Gatwick Airport in UK
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Drones suspend flights at Gatwick Airport in UK

All departures and arrivals were suspended at about 9pm last night after the drones were seen flying above the airport. The runway has since reopened but passengers continue to face delays while airlines "cat...More..

Facebook Keeps Missing Chances to Come Clean About User Data
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook Keeps Missing Chances to Come Clean About User Data

Facebook is involved in yet another scandal, after revelations that its data-sharing partnerships with numerous companies gave it access to private messages. Steve Satterfield, Facebook's director of privacy...More..

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion

Google (goog) announced this morning in a blog post it's going to invest $1 billion in expanding its presence in New York City: Google Hudson Square , an over 1.7 million-square-foot campus over three add...More..

Senate passes Farm Bill; hemp closer to becoming a legal commodity
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Senate passes Farm Bill; hemp closer to becoming a legal commodity

Though hemp fibers can be used to create clothing and other products, market analysts expect the biggest growth to come from hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD, which is used in health and wellness products suc...More..