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Here's What You Need To Know About Starbucks's Bias Training Shutdown Today Here's What You Need To Know About Starbucks's Bias Training Shutdown Today
- May 29, 2018

Stanley Nelson, a MacArthur Foundation "genius" fellow and documentarian, made a short film called "You're Welcome". Starbucks-licensed outlets, such as those found in colleges or supermarkets, or inside other retail outlets, are not included among the 8,000-plus company-owned stores confirmed to be closing in Starbucks' announcement, and not required to close. (more...)
Tesla Said to Have Flown in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory Tesla Said to Have Flown in New Battery Production Line for Gigafactory
- May 29, 2018

It called the car's acceleration "blistering", and its 350-mile range was the highest the publication ever recorded for an electric vehicle. "I just made that up, because the Ides of March sounded good", Musk initially tweeted . The Model 3 began production in July, but the rollout has been hampered by production bottlenecks. Manufacturing problems have led Tesla to repeatedly miss production targets for the Model 3 sedan, and raised doubts about Musk's promises that the company will ... (more...)
BJP BJP "Extinguishing Savings Of Common People": Congress On CNG Price Hike
- May 29, 2018

In line with petrol, diesel prices also increased - to Rs 69.17 per litre in Delhi and Rs 73.64 per litre in Mumbai. Now CNG-PNG prices also hiked in Delhi! It is being sold at Rs 79.71 in Bangalore, Rs 82.62 in Trivandrum, Rs 82.80 in Srinagar, Rs 80.10 in Jammu, Rs 78.58 in Shimla, Rs 83.89 in Patna, Rs 78.82 in Lucknow, Rs 81.22 in jaipur, 83.08 in Hyderabad, Rs 80.66 in Guwahati, 81.45 in Gangtok, Rs 75.43 in Chandigarh and Rs 84.06 in Bhopal. (more...)
European Union proposes ban on straws and other single-use plastics
- May 29, 2018

The proposal, which was announced by the EU's executive on Monday, wants to ban any single-use plastic item for which a non-plastic alternative is readily available. Producers will also be required to chip in the cost of waste management and label how waste will be disposed, "the negative environmental impact of the product, and the presence of plastics in the products". (more...)
Thunderstorms deliver more than 60,000 lightning strikes across UK Thunderstorms deliver more than 60,000 lightning strikes across UK
- May 29, 2018

Flashes of lightning lit up the night sky on Saturday in what meteorologists have called the "mother of all thunderstorms". A cluster of 17 flood alerts has been issued for parts of the Thames Valley, while Midlands fire services warned motorists of the risks of driving on flood-hit roads. (more...)
Canada: Ontario Liberal Party to release Ford's recording Canada: Ontario Liberal Party to release Ford's recording
- May 29, 2018

According to the Liberals, Ford told the potential supporters they didn't have to pay for a party membership-a violation of party rules. "It is a swipe against democracy when you can just come in and buy memberships and then put people in, give people a (PIN number) and tell them, 'This is who you're voting for, '" said Eastwood and added. (more...)
BMO, Simplii Financial Report Possible Data Breaches
- May 28, 2018

Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO) said on Monday that cyber attackers may have stolen the data of almost 90,000 customers in what appeared to be the first significant assault on financial institutions in the country. (more...)
Oil prices fall as top three producers look to boost supplies Oil prices fall as top three producers look to boost supplies
- May 28, 2018

OPEC oil producers and Russian Federation are due to meet in Vienna on June 22 to discuss easing supply curbs that have helped drive world oil prices to $80 a barrel. "From now and until the [June] meeting, the ongoing commentary will continue to drive prices". U.S. crude production has increased by about 25% since mid-2016 as producers look to capitalize on rising prices. (more...)
Branson set for blast off in millionaire 'space race' Branson set for blast off in millionaire 'space race'
- May 28, 2018

In 2004, Branson became interested in space travel and founded the aerospace company Virgin Galactic . Branson said that he wants to be one of the first space tourists. Besides, he has joined demanding centrifuge training that recreates the pressure human body endures during spaceflight. The centrifuge training, meanwhile, is created to emulate the effects of lifting off and traveling through Earth's atmosphere, recreating the forces the human body is subjected to throughout. (more...)
‘The Expanse’ Has Been Saved by Amazon ‘The Expanse’ Has Been Saved by Amazon
- May 28, 2018

I wanted to start out talking with Jeff Bezos tonight about his vision for settling outer space , but the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin had other plans. Additionally, Amazon has been looking to beef up its portfolio of original genre drama series, so The Expanse could fit into that effort. Fans responded with a hashtag (#savetheexpanse), a widely circulated Change.org petition , and a GoFundMe campaign to pay for an airplane banner . (more...)
Gas Prices Up 25% Since Last Memorial Day Gas Prices Up 25% Since Last Memorial Day
- May 28, 2018

But even as the prices are surging, there are ways to save at the pump . Several others have pointed to Trump's decision to back out of the Iran deal as at least part of the reason for the higher gas prices, but there are many other factors that Trump has little control over. (more...)
Gold falls Rs 105 on global cues, weak demand Gold falls Rs 105 on global cues, weak demand
- May 28, 2018

Gold prices had gained Rs 600 in the previous four sessions. Gold had been trading in a range between about $1,310 and $1,360 since hitting a 1-1/2 year high in January but was pushed lower this month by a strengthening dollar and rising USA bond yields, which reduce the appeal of non-yielding gold. (more...)
Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to boost oil output 'by 1 million barrels Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to boost oil output 'by 1 million barrels
- May 28, 2018

Petersburg to review the terms of a global oil supply pact that has been in place for 17 months, ahead of a key OPEC meeting in Vienna next month. Oil prices dropped on Monday on signs that output from the three top crude producers, Russia , the United States and Saudi Arabia, would climb to meet concerns about supply amid strong demand. (more...)
NAB sorry for nationwide banking outage NAB sorry for nationwide banking outage
- May 28, 2018

The Commonwealth Bank also reported issues with "some merchant terminals that connect to the Optus network". The bank is still investigating what caused the outage. "But "Sorry this happened on a Saturday" makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside", one Twitter user replied. "We still don't know the number of customers that are impacted", she said. (more...)
Oil prices reverse their rise, and drivers may see relief Oil prices reverse their rise, and drivers may see relief
- May 28, 2018

OPEC had agreed with a coalition of non-OPEC members to cut production by 1.8 million bpd till end 2018. It equally reported that U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $68.84 a barrel, down by $1.87. Russia's energy minister, Alexander Novak, fanned speculation about a pivot on supplies when he suggested Thursday that Russian Federation and producers in OPEC would talk next month about easing their 2-year-old agreement to reduce production. (more...)
125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100000 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100000
- May 28, 2018

Daniel Soules of the auction house said: "It's somebody who loves old Levis". At this old age, the jeans comes with a fascinating backstory. The first owner of the trousers was Solomon Warner, a store owner in Arizona who purchased them in 1893. (more...)
Workers almost unanimous in rejecting latest contract offer at CP Rail Workers almost unanimous in rejecting latest contract offer at CP Rail
- May 28, 2018

The unions said they will work with federal mediators, but are prepared to exercise their right to strike if talks fail or the company does not wish to bargain. A call for comment to Canadian Pacific outside of normal business hours wasn't immediately returned. In 2015, they ended a brief walkout and agreed to arbitration after the Harper government warned of back-to-work legislation. (more...)
PM-designate gives up attempt to form populist government PM-designate gives up attempt to form populist government
- May 28, 2018

Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte promptly abandoned his efforts to form a government. Assembling a Cabinet acceptable to both Mr Mattarella and the populist partners foundered on League leader Matteo Salvini's insistence on a Eurosceptic economy minister. (more...)
Stansted flights disrupted following lightning strike Stansted flights disrupted following lightning strike
- May 28, 2018

There were cancellations and delays following a thunderstorm and lightning strikes overnight. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike on Sunday disabled the fuelling system "for a period this morning". One passenger tweeted: 'All we been told is no fuel in Stansted due to fuel tank being struck by lightnight'. Another wrote: "Just been told there is now *no fuel* available throughout the airport". (more...)
NAB Hit By Nationwide Outage
- May 27, 2018

National Australia Bank has apologised for an outage that downed ATMs, Eftpos and online banking across the country and has vowed to compensate customers who suffered losses. "We're still assessing the full impact of yesterday's outage and the issue of compensation for BNZ customers hasn't been addressed yet". "We apologise to all of our customers who were affected". (more...)
Possible metal in spam and luncheon product prompts recall Possible metal in spam and luncheon product prompts recall
- May 27, 2018

While only reports of "minor oral injuries" have been reported , anyone anxious about further sickness or injury should get in touch with a health care provider. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness is encouraged to contact a healthcare provider. The recent decision has been categorized as a "Class I" recall by FSIS, which is done in cases of "a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences ... (more...)
Oil prices fall as Russian Federation consider production increase Oil prices fall as Russian Federation consider production increase
- May 27, 2018

The cartel began discussing whether to ease production cuts following Trump's tweet, according to OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo. "I think I was prodded by his excellency Khalid al-Falih that probably there was a need for us to respond", he said. (more...)
Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) Buy Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Wedbush
- May 27, 2018

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Vetr upgraded PayPal Holdings from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $42.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 3rd. (more...)
South Korean president met North Korea's Kim Jong Un Saturday: Seoul South Korean president met North Korea's Kim Jong Un Saturday: Seoul
- May 27, 2018

But the USA leader said he canceled the meeting due to "big anger and outright hostility" from Kim Jong-Un. Moon's office said a press conference is set for Sunday morning in Seoul . "Our commitment to doing our best for the sake of peace and stability for the world and the Korean peninsula remains unchanged, and we are open-minded in giving time and opportunity to the U.S.". (more...)
Spam canned meat recalled due to pieces of metal
- May 27, 2018

The Food Safety and Inspection Service was notified of the contaminants on Thursday and issued the recall Saturday. The types of Spam affected are 12-ounce " Spam classic " cans, which were shipped nationally across the US, and 12-ounce "Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf" cans, which were only shipped to Guam. (more...)

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