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U.S. lettuce, cauliflower products recalled in Canada U.S. lettuce, cauliflower products recalled in Canada
- December 17, 2018

Coli O157: H7. Adams Bros. says none of the recalled product has tested positive for E. coli O157: H7 and no illnesses have been reported. The FDA's Dr. Red and green leaf lettuce was distributed in California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Pennsylvania, Washington and Canada. It was also distributed in Tijuana, Mexico and Canada. (more...)
California farm recalls cauliflower following romaine lettuce recall California farm recalls cauliflower following romaine lettuce recall
- December 17, 2018

A California farm that federal health officials traced to the recent E.coli outbreak from romaine lettuce has recalled additional produce "out of an abundance of caution", the facility announced Thursday . The counties are San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, and Ventura. The government also narrowed the source of the outbreak to three California counties: Santa Barbara, Monterey and San Benito. (more...)
Virgin Galactic successfully launches tourism rocket ship into space for first time Virgin Galactic successfully launches tourism rocket ship into space for first time
- December 16, 2018

Branson, wearing a leather bomber jacket, hugged his son as the spacecraft raced upwards and a commentator called out the altitude. However, this time the pilots aimed higher and fired the vehicle's hybrid rocket motor longer - a total of 60 seconds, according to a Virgin representative. (more...)
552-carat yellow diamond, largest known in North America, found in Canada 552-carat yellow diamond, largest known in North America, found in Canada
- December 16, 2018

It was unearthed in October at the Diavik Diamond Mine, which is located approximately 135 miles south of the Arctic Circle in Canada's Northwest Territories. The value of the massive gemstone isn't yet know, as its still undergoing evaluation, Dominion said. That was polished and turned into a 37.87 ct. pear-shape and a 36.8 ct. (more...)
Revolut looks to limit fallout from Brexit by seeking European Union licences Revolut looks to limit fallout from Brexit by seeking European Union licences
- December 15, 2018

London-based Revolut has already been offering its more than 3 million customers a prepaid debit card and current account, as well as premium features like cryptocurrency trading and foreign exchange transactions. Storonsky said his goal is to win over 100 million customers as the "best digital bank in the world", offering a one-stop-shop for users to manage their finances. (more...)
List of 2018's dumbest passwords out, 'iloveyou' in top 10 List of 2018's dumbest passwords out, 'iloveyou' in top 10
- December 15, 2018

SplashData came up with these atrocities by analyzing over 5 million leaked passwords , most of which originate from North American and Western European users. And whatever you do, don't use anything on the list below, as compiled by TechCrunch . It is too simple a password which is why it has been included in this list. (more...)
Pop star Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain Pop star Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain
- December 15, 2018

However, according to Spain's El Pais newspaper, the singer's defence team said that she wasn't in the country most of this time and that most of her income came from overseas. They now want her to pay tax in Spain on the money she made in ventures around the world. The alternative they suggest is a court freeze of her assets to the same amount. (more...)
Robinhood Launches Zero-fee Checking/Savings Account with Mastercard Robinhood Launches Zero-fee Checking/Savings Account with Mastercard
- December 15, 2018

Robinhood , which is valued at $5.6 billion and has gained popularity with young consumers through its commission-free stock trading app, announced on Thursday it would soon be offering checking and savings services. But even though the investments are conservative, the product won't have all the protections of a typical checking or savings accounts. Robinhood says on its website that SIPC insurance protects up to $250,000 in cash per account should the company fail. (more...)
Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO says pay was legal Renault board maintains Ghosn as CEO says pay was legal
- December 15, 2018

Nissan Motor Co Ltd 7201.T plans to boost the number of external board members and set up a committee to oversee compensation as part of its effort to improve governance following the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn for financial misconduct, a source said. (more...)
Pub and restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast food meals' Pub and restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast food meals'
- December 15, 2018

To reach these conclusions, the scientists measured the calorie content of menus ordered most frequently at randomly selected fast food locations in Brazil , China, Finland, Ghana, and India and of five canteens at workplaces in Finland, and compared the data with that collected from U.S. (more...)
Kotex tampons recalled after reports of unraveling, pieces left in body Kotex tampons recalled after reports of unraveling, pieces left in body
- December 15, 2018

The American company, Kimberly-Clark, says some women have had to receive medical attention to have the pieces removed from their body, and that there have been reports of infections and injury. You can also type your lot number into the company's online lot checker to see if your specific box is affected. Anyone who has the product should stop using it and call the Kimberly-Clark Consumer Service team at 1-888-255-3499 between 7:30 a.m. (more...)
26-year-old man overboard from cruise ship near the Florida Keys 26-year-old man overboard from cruise ship near the Florida Keys
- December 15, 2018

The all-electric coaster will allow two riders at a time to race along almost 800 feet (244 metres) of track, 187 feet (57 metres) above sea level. It will be the first ship in the new XL-class, the largest ever built for Carnival. A passenger from the Carnival Victory cruise ship has gone missing after reportedly going overboard the ship while sailing in the Caribbean. Carnival plans to reveal itinerary information early next month and additional details regarding its features over the ... (more...)
Egypt restricts sales of Yellow Vests for fear of France-style protests Egypt restricts sales of Yellow Vests for fear of France-style protests
- December 15, 2018

The yellow vests worn by French protesters have become the symbol of the wave of demonstrations that began in November against a rise in fuel taxes but mushroomed to include a range of demands, including the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron . (more...)
China's US-built vehicle tariffs will scale back starting January 1 China's US-built vehicle tariffs will scale back starting January 1
- December 15, 2018

China will suspend additional tariffs on US-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting 1 January 2019, the country's finance ministry said on Friday, following a truce in a trade war between the world's two largest economies. The tariff suspension and soybean purchase are early signs that the bitter trade war between China and the United States may be starting to thaw. Germany's BMW and Daimler, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, have been hit particularly hard. (more...)
China announces lower tariffs, but only temporarily
- December 14, 2018

China has announced that it will be temporarily reducing tariffs on USA automobiles down to previous levels. China does not purchase a lot of manufactured products from the US, which has limited the effects of its tariffs. Confusion and unease over what agreement the two sides reached in Argentina has roiled stock markets. Ford Motor Co's Americas Unit President Joe Hinrichs also welcomed China's announcement, noting that the USA automaker exported almost 50,000 US-built vehicles to the ... (more...)
Feds introduce regulations around work hours, alcohol consumption for flight crews Feds introduce regulations around work hours, alcohol consumption for flight crews
- December 14, 2018

Today's long-overdue announcement is a result of almost a decade of work, and ALPA has been actively engaged every step of the way. Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur said by e-mail that the airline, the country's largest carrier, is "currently reviewing the new regulations", and "has always met or exceeded Transport Canada standards regarding flight duty times". (more...)
J&J shares drop 6% following report over asbestos
- December 14, 2018

Shares in Johnson & Johnson plunged more than 10% on Friday, after Reuters reported that the USA pharmaceutical giant had known about asbestos tainting its talcum powder for decades. Most people exposed never develop cancer, but for some, even small amounts of asbestos are enough to trigger the disease later on in life. In a trial combining the claims of 22 women, J&J this summer suffered its biggest defeat yet in the form of a $4.6 billion jury verdict; the company again said it would ... (more...)
China’s Tencent Music climbs 11 percent in US market debut China’s Tencent Music climbs 11 percent in US market debut
- December 14, 2018

According to Spotify's SEC filing in February, the Swedish company said it held 8.5 million shares of Tencent Music (around 9 percent), valued at $1.07 billion at the time. The filing said the company had achieved "growth and profitability at scale" with revenue of $1.9 billion in the first nine months of the year and a profit of $474 million. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead gains on Wall Street Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead gains on Wall Street
- December 14, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 200 points as trading opened, while the S&P 500 Index climbed almost 1.3%. Stocks got off to a strong start Tuesday on encouraging news that the US and China appeared to be restarting talks on defusing their trade conflict. (more...)
US consumer prices flat in November, but underlying inflation firm US consumer prices flat in November, but underlying inflation firm
- December 14, 2018

On Tuesday, gold futures settled at $1,247.20 an ounce, down $2.20, or 0.2%, for the session. Excluding food and energy prices, core consumer prices edged up by 0.2% in November, matching the uptick seen in October as well as expectations. (more...)
ACCC issues report revealing questionable banking practices ACCC issues report revealing questionable banking practices
- December 14, 2018

According to the report , borrowers with an average-sized mortgage could save up to $850 a year (initially) by negotiating to pay the same interest rate as the average new borrower at one of the major banks above. The ACCC's inquiry follows the Productivity Commission's inquiry into Competition in the Australian Financial System which in August of this year recommended the development of an online calculator that reports on actual interest rates paid and discounts received by different types ... (more...)
KFC sells fried-chicken-scented firelogs in the US KFC sells fried-chicken-scented firelogs in the US
- December 14, 2018

Anyway, if you're really feeling up for it, you can pick up your own KFC 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog here. Beyond its unexpected scent, the log also boasts other benefits: Enviro-Log constructs the log from 100-percent recycled materials, meaning they're about as environmentally-friendly as recreationally burning something can be, I guess. (more...)
California considers texting tax to help poor people get phones California considers texting tax to help poor people get phones
- December 14, 2018

California's Public Purpose Program budget increased from $670 million to $998 million throughout the same time period. Vote for the proposal was initially scheduled for this week, but the CPUC reportedly postponed it till the next month after getting a lot of push back. (more...)
CDC issues new romaine lettuce warning CDC issues new romaine lettuce warning
- December 14, 2018

A Santa Maria farm has been tied to the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak that left 59 people sick across the United States. 13, 59 people in 15 states had become ill during this E. A week later, on November 23, the FDA worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , as well as the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, to trace back the strain, E. (more...)
GM 'won't be treated well' after Barra's 'nasty' plant closures GM 'won't be treated well' after Barra's 'nasty' plant closures
- December 14, 2018

He said GM chief executive Mary Barra was "nasty" to announce the factory-closing plan shortly before the holidays. President Donald Trump reaffirmed his promise to punish General Motors Co. GM said in a statement Thursday that the company is focused on "our employees now working at our impacted plants in Maryland, Michigan and OH". All-electric is not going to work. (more...)

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