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Video shows McDonald’s customer attack manager over missing ketchup, police say Video shows McDonald’s customer attack manager over missing ketchup, police say
- November 14, 2018

According to the Santa Ana Police Department , the suspect entered the restaurant through the back door used by employees and asked for ketchup. The store manager apparently told the woman she wasn't supposed to be in the employee area, and then the suspect became "combative". (more...)
Drunk woman abuses, spits at Air India crew Drunk woman abuses, spits at Air India crew
- November 14, 2018

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: "At approximately 1.30pm on Saturday, 10 November, a 50-year-old woman was arrested after an Air India flight had landed at Heathrow Airport". "She saw an open bottle of wine on it and took it without permission", a source was quoted as saying by the daily. The passenger turned unruly after she finished two more quarter bottles of wine and she also lashed out at the other business class passengers for being mute witnesses, the report said. (more...)
Amazon on HQ2: We're going to offer residents high-paying jobs Amazon on HQ2: We're going to offer residents high-paying jobs
- November 14, 2018

The Texan city had offered economic incentives worth up to $US1.1 billion ($US22,000 for each of the 50,000 jobs). The housing market will be one aspect to watch as Amazon employees and executives start exercising the option to move to NY or Virginia , Bishop recently told KIRO Radio . (more...)
Sterling retreats as markets await crucial Brexit cabinet meeting
- November 14, 2018

Theresa May began preparing the ground for agreement last night by calling in ministers and DUP MPs to brief them on the outline of the agreement. The DUP, who favour closer ties with London, is anxious the deal with Brussels will see it more aligned with the Republic of Ireland . (more...)
Juul to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores Juul to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores
- November 14, 2018

It will sell all flavors through its website and limit sales to those 21 and older. In addition, the company said it is shutting down its social media channels on Instagram and Facebook, and working with social media companies to remove "unauthorized, youth-oriented content on their platforms" relating to Juul. (more...)
Brexit hopes boost both sterling and euro Brexit hopes boost both sterling and euro
- November 14, 2018

Monday's equity sell-off in the US was led by tech stocks, with Apple's stock slumping over 5 percent. LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The dollar surged to almost 17-month highs on Monday against a basket of major currencies as investors sought out the liquid and high-yielding asset against a backdrop of global growth worries and rising political risk in Italy and Britain. (more...)
'Incomparable' pink diamond could smash auction record 'Incomparable' pink diamond could smash auction record
- November 14, 2018

The Pink Legacy used to belong to the Oppenheimer family, which for decades ran the De Beers diamond mining company, but auction house Christie's refused to say who the current owner was. He pointed out that the cut is a "classical so-called emerald cut", which stands out from the typical, more rounded, multi-facetted cuts used today. (more...)
Boeing CEO: 737 Max jets are safe Boeing CEO: 737 Max jets are safe
- November 14, 2018

The pilots say they were not trained in new features of an anti-stall system in the plane that differ from previous models of the 737. Even though this problem was - according to investigators - not covered in the operating manual, pilots did have access to a checklist created to turn off errant systems when the plane started nosing downwards at the wrong time, said Soejono, a Lion Air instructor who like many Indonesians goes by one name. (more...)
Trump blasts Saudi Arabia for plan to cut oil production Trump blasts Saudi Arabia for plan to cut oil production
- November 14, 2018

West Texas Intermediate, the US marker, climbed 0.9 percent to $60.75, paring its losses after falling into a bear market last week. Oil was pulled 2.5% lower after the close amid a slide in equities, with President Donald Trump adding pressure with a tweet criticising the Saudi plan. (more...)
Tech giants slide, pulling United States stock market sharply lower Tech giants slide, pulling United States stock market sharply lower
- November 14, 2018

Apple shares fell 4.7 per cent to $209.67, their lowest since July 27, after Lumentum Holdings Inc, the main supplier for Face ID technology, and screen maker Japan Display Inc cut their forecasts. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, picked up 0.3 percent to $70.38 per barrel in London. "It should help energy stocks, yes, but whether or not it helps the overall market, that correlation is not clear a whole lot of times", said Randy Frederick, vice-president of trading and ... (more...)
FDA to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes FDA to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes
- November 13, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to make a landmark move against the tobacco industry this week by seeking a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarettes. Not all analysts think a ban is likely. "The FDA are now said to considering banning them altogether". The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. (more...)
Oil falls after Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply Oil falls after Trump urges OPEC not to cut supply
- November 13, 2018

Brent dropped $1.97 a barrel, or 2.8 per cent, to a low of $68.15 before recovering to around $68.52, down $1.60, by 1420 GMT. Back in September, CNBC quoted the oil ministers of Oman and Bahrain both expressing concern with projections about falling Chinese oil demand resulting from the trade war with the Trump administration. (more...)
Secret Sister gift exchange scam circulating on social media Secret Sister gift exchange scam circulating on social media
- November 13, 2018

According to the BBB, when the first gift is bought for a stranger, they are expecting to receive 36 gifts of their own. The scam then promises 36 gifts total because your friends will add a gift to the exchange. Don't become a victim. Start With Trust®. Check with BBB before becoming involved in a suspicious and possibly illegal activity. If you start a chain letter or send one, you are breaking the law. (more...)
Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal resigns after allegations of ‘misconduct’ Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal resigns after allegations of ‘misconduct’
- November 13, 2018

The remainder of Flipkart was held by other shareholders, including Bansal, Tencent, Tiger Global and Microsoft Corp. After the surprise resignation of Binny Bansal, Kalyan Krishnamurthy would now handle the group business of Flipkart. The inquiry did not find evidence to back up the allegation, but did "reveal other lapses in judgement". "Nevertheless, we had a responsibility to ensure the investigation was deliberate and thorough", said a Walmart spokesperson. (more...)
Toyota's new Corolla is coming, and it looks aggressive as heck Toyota's new Corolla is coming, and it looks aggressive as heck
- November 13, 2018

It will debut at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition following the launch of the Hatchback and Touring Sports models. Now the automaker has given a glimpse of the upcoming Corolla Sedan anew, this time showing a portion of the car's front fascia. (more...)
Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, New York for HQ2 Amazon chooses Northern Virginia, New York for HQ2
- November 13, 2018

More than a year after cities across America mustered their most convincing proposals to nab Amazon HQ2 , the e-commerce giant is expected to announce as early as Tuesday that it settled on the New York City and Washington D.C. Then came the big surprise a week ago when the Journal reported that Amazon planned to split its second headquarters evenly between two locations rather than picking one city. (more...)
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says follower counts don't matter Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says follower counts don't matter
- November 13, 2018

Dorsey used the examples of tweeting the wrong URL or including a typo. The edit function would not be allowed to make a change to a tweet that is dated a few months back. "We've been considering edit for quite some time, but we have to do it the right way. And then not making something that's distracting or takes away from the public record in doing so, because I think it's really critical that we preserve that". (more...)
Netflix will experiment with cheaper prices in certain markets Netflix will experiment with cheaper prices in certain markets
- November 13, 2018

US -based streaming giant Netflix has plans to test cheaper plan prices in certain markets, according to a recent interview between CEO Reed Hastings and Bloomberg . Beyond experimental price cuts, the streaming giant is also interested in raising prices in other markets. Netflix has more than 137 million subscribers worldwide , and the company's global subscriber base increased 5.87 million members to 78.64 million in one quarter, according to Netflix's third-quarter results. (more...)
Lime recalls all e-scooters made by Okai Lime recalls all e-scooters made by Okai
- November 13, 2018

The company said it would decommission all Okai scooters in its fleet, but could not provide an estimate for the number of scooters affected by the recall. This recall follows a Lime recall last month of Segway Ninebot scooters whose batteries were reported as "smoldering or, in some cases, catching fire". (more...)
Major oil producers to consider output cuts after price slide
- November 13, 2018

Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak said in Abu Dhabi on Sunday it was too early to make a decision to reverse course and cut supply. Since then, OPEC production has risen 820,000 bpd since May, according to the latest S&P Global Platts OPEC survey. (more...)
Pilots encounter ‘very bright’ UFO which ‘disappeared at high speed’ Pilots encounter ‘very bright’ UFO which ‘disappeared at high speed’
- November 13, 2018

A British Airways pilot enquired if there were military exercises underway after seeing a light speeding away from the plane while it was passing over Kerry. The pilot, flying from the Canadian city of Montreal to Heathrow, said there was a "very bright light" and the object had come up along the left side of the aircraft before it " rapidly veered to the north ". (more...)
Facebook Appears To Be Down For Users Across The World Facebook Appears To Be Down For Users Across The World
- November 13, 2018

Facebook has not said what caused the outage. We've received multiple reports that Facebook's products aren't working properly. Update 12/11/2018 1:41pm ET: It appears that Facebook's mobile and web apps are now operational. That's the message hundreds of Wichitans got when trying to use Facebook over the noon hour Monday. Facebook is one of the five most-visited websites on the internet, according to traffic monitoring service Alexa. (more...)
Oil prices rise by more than 1% after Saudi announcement Oil prices rise by more than 1% after Saudi announcement
- November 12, 2018

An official from group member Kuwait said on Monday major oil exporters over the weekend had "discussed a proposal for some kind of cut in (crude) supply next year", although the official did not provide any detail. Brent crude dropped below Dollars 70 a barrel on Friday for the first time since April while the New York's West Texas Intermediate (WTI) sank below USD 60 a barrel, a nine-month low. (more...)
Oil prices rise as Saudi announces supply cut
- November 12, 2018

OPEC and Russian Federation are set to discuss oil production cuts again, less than a month after both Alexander Novak and Khalid al-Falih assured markets they will ramp up production to offset any supply losses after USA sanctions against Iran came into effect. (more...)
Veterans Day deals and discounts Veterans Day deals and discounts
- November 12, 2018

Olive Garden: Free meal for veterans and active duty military. It's also offering a month's worth of K-Cup coffee pods to a dozen franchisees who have served the country and will surprise other military members with a coffee shipment as well. (more...)

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