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Colombia tie England's biggest game in a decade, says Southgate


However, the victor of tonight's game in Group G (on the left side of the graphic) will play Brazil or Mexico in the quarter-finals - and then France , Argentina, Uruguay or Portugal in the semis. Asked what was said as the Belgian PM handed over the top, Mrs May told reporters: "We wished each other well for the match". We had half an eye on the knockout. Read More »

Vancouver restaurant manager unrepentant after refusing Trump supporter


A man from North Vancouver was also seen writing in support of the manager, saying he was right in refusing to serve someone wearing an offensive hat that has become a symbol of racism. "I was a little bit taken aback and I was a little bit stunned", he told CTV News on June 30, 2018. The human rights codes of B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario do not prohibit an individual from denying service to someone based on their political beliefs, according to Gregory Ko, a Toronto-based civil ... Read More »

Spirits suffer in Constellation Brands' Q1 results


Funds hold 134.88 million shares thus 3.87% less from 2017Q4's 140.30 million shares. Constellation is the No. 3 beer company in the USA with high-end, iconic imported brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Pacifico. Read More »

Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp finalise deal for European JV


Thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger has previously said the two companies needed to consolidate and become more efficient because of increasing pressure from imports and an overcapacity within the industry. Thyssenkrupp would also have the right to "exclusively decide" on the timing of an IPO. Due to large pension liabilities, Port Talbot had been a major issue in early stages of the negotiations between the companies before a deal was agreed past year. Read More »

Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues Overboard Norwegian Crew Member


The crew searched over 1,630 square miles before finding the crew member, a 33 year old male Filipino. The search included an Ocean Sentry airplane. A crew member employed by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has reportedly gone overboard from the Norwegian Getaway as the cruise ship was returning from a Caribbean cruise. Read More »

Saudi Arabia agrees to boost oil production


The average per-gallon price for gasoline in the United States was $2.85, a jump of 63 cents from a year ago, according to AAA. The US government has threatened with sanctions all the companies in the world that starting next November 5 continue doing business with Iran, which includes oil purchases. Read More »

Tata Steel approves European steel joint venture with Thyssenkrupp

This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in September 2017, Tata Steel said in a BSE filing. The venture does not just address the challenges facing the European steel industry, Hiesinger said, but it is "the only solution to create significant additional value of around 5 billion euros for both Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel due to joint synergies which can not be realized in a stand-alone scenario". Read More »

Amazon’s own delivery vans to hit the street


It's their latest attempt to gain even more control over their delivery network, which now ships over 5 billion packages around the world annually. What this means is that independent small business will deliver Amazon Prime packages in the company's branded uniforms and vans. Read More »

Economic growth measures nudged higher for start of 2018

The slowdown in GDP growth during the first quarter reflected a drop in consumer spending, exports, federal, state and local government spending and a drop in fixed residential investment. Many businesses are also reluctant to invest while the terms of Britain's March 2019 exit from the European Union remain unclear. Official figures for April industrial output and construction have been weak, but retail sales have been stronger and private-sector surveys show some recovery in May and early ... Read More »

CO2 shortage halts Warburton's crumpet production in Burnley


A spokesperson for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said: "They said: "We have been assured Carbon dioxide producers are working as fast as they can to get plants up and running again, with Carbon dioxide production set to start very shortly". Read More »

Minnesota regulator signals support of Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline


It estimates the pipeline will be in service in the second half of 2019, although analysts cautioned it may take until the first quarter of 2020 if substantial civil disobedience delays construction. It says replacing the deteriorating old Line 3 from Alberta to Wisconsin will ensure the safety of critical energy infrastructure and ensure reliable crude oil supplies for regional refineries. Read More »

Saudis will pump up oil production, says Trump


Trump tweeted that after the two men had a phone conversation Friday King Salman had "agreed" to increase oil production , "maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels". Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Thursday to discuss energy security. "Kuwait will raise its oil production from tomorrow to 2.785 million barrels, a daily increase of 85,000 compared to May, based on last week's production cut agreement", Rashidi told Arabic-language ... Read More »

Restaurant Manager Fired For Refusing To Serve Patron With MAGA Hat


Despite widespread condemnation of Trump's politics in Canada, Sequoia's statement says the Teahouse is open to everyone. Many voiced support for the manager, and slammed the restaurant for his firing. The restaurant, however, said Hodge's actions were not in line with company policy and Crimp had to make the hard decision to let him go. Hodge said the incident happened Tuesday and he was sacked Thursday. Read More »

Trump says he's received assurances Saudi Arabia will increase oil production

Saudi Arabia acknowledged the call took place, but mentioned no production targets. President Trump said Saturday that he persuaded the king of Saudi Arabia to increase oil production in an effort to lower gas prices in the U.S. But production constraints and geopolitical factors have seen several nations exceed their restriction quotas, keeping about 2.8 million barrels off the market, according to OPEC. Read More »

MABUX: Global fuel market is looking for the new drivers


Crude oil prices gained a bullish momentum to trade above $70/ barrel, despite OPEC's decision to increase output by 1 million barrels. West Texas Intermediate crude for August delivery increased 69 cents to settle at $73.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest level since November 2014. Read More »

Chevy Volt gets faster charging system for 2019


GM's continuing evolution of the pedestrian alert system, first deployed in 2011, now using front and rear speakers to provide audible alerts when operating at slow speeds. The dashboard now features a new infotainment system with an eight-inch touchscreen display that has a new Energy app incorporated. The Volt's interior is getting a bunch of upgrades, too, like an available Power Convenience Package which gives the LT a power driver's seat and a wireless charging system for devices, ... Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) Shorts Rose By 8.94%


Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The mare price or price trend does not suggest the suitability of a stock . The company's total sales rose 14 percent to $34.33 billion, edging past the average analyst estimate of $34.05 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.36 earnings per share. Read More »

Friday expected to be busiest air travel day of the year: TSA


TSA Administrator David Pekoske the agency typically screens about 2.2 million passengers a day, but could top 2.6 million on Friday. To help with the high number of passengers this weekend, Delta is using a new laser technology, assisting pilots in parking aircraft as they approach the gate. Read More »

Canada strikes back at U.S. steel and aluminium tariffs


The federal support package includes similar measures to those offered by Ottawa past year in response USA duties on softwood lumber products from Canada. Some automakers have already expressed their written concern, the most adamant of all being Toyota, which said on Thursday that " a hundred and thirty-seven thousand Americans" are not " a national security threat ". Read More »

Saudis agree to pump more oil

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said Saudi Arabia's King Salman had agreed to his request to ramp up oil production. Iran has accused Trump of trying to politicize OPEC and said it was U.S. Oil analysts said OPEC producers may not be able to fully supply the market if Iranian oil is cut from the market. "We are in a very attractive oil price environment and our house view is that oil will hit $90 by the end of the second quarter of next year", Hootan Yazhari, head of frontier ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia to boost oil production to record high


A decision by OPEC and non-OPEC to boost crude production by around 1 million barrels per day (mbpd) last week is an attempt to correct the oil market, an expert told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. It also said rising USA oil production could be prevented from being exported until pipeline capacity was expanded next year. The Russian official predicted that investment between the two countries will double in the next three years. Read More »

Trump claims Saudi Arabia agreed to oil production hike, Riyadh doesn’t confirm


If so, such a boost would be significant for the country's oil production, which hit 10.03 million barrels per day (bpd) in May. Trump's claim of a 2-million-barrel increase for Saudi Arabia alone does not specify a timeframe. The U.S. government hopes other big producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation will boost production to compensate for lost Iranian crude. Read More »

Adidas Warns Customers of Website Hack Compromising Personal Data


However, if you've purchased products from the Adidas US websites there's a chance your contact details have been leaked and Adidas will be contacting you. Adidas said it has "no reason to believe" that credit card information was exposed in the breach. "Adidas is committed to the privacy and security of its consumers' personal data", the company said. Read More »

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us stores close for good


Sad that no one goes to brick-and-mortar stores anymore", Jason Sharp said. Toys "R" Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September hoping to restructure some $5 billion in debt, much of which stemmed from a $6.6 billion leveraged buyout by private equity firms in 2005. Read More »

Automakers: New Tariffs Could Force Job Cuts

The Trump administration in May launched an investigation into whether imported vehicles posed a national security threat , and U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to quickly impose a 20 percent import tariff on vehicles. Read More »

Facebook, Google and Microsoft mislead users into sharing data, report says


The study by Forbrukerrådet argues that Google and Facebook use four general tactics to pressure consumers into agreeing to handing over their data: setting default privacy settings to the least private options; making disclosure of at least some data a prerequisite to using the service; making privacy settings hard to access; and using "deceptive" design. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi targets Modi over rise in Indian money in Swiss banks


The data showed that after falling for three years in succession, money parked by Indians in Swiss banks rose 50 per cent to Swiss Francs 1.02 billion in 2017 over the previous year. The funds held by Indians directly with Swiss banks stood at CHF 664.8 million at the end of 2016, while the same held through fiduciaries or wealth managers was CHF 11 million. Read More »

BMW would close UK plants if Brexit hurts supply chain: Financial Times


BMW said that it will have to shut down its United Kingdom factories if Brexit disrupts its ability to import components quickly and reliably from mainland Europe . No cars bearing the BMW badge are produced in the UK. Waning investment without certaintyThe UK automotive industry has proved resilient since the referendum vote two years ago, with strong volumes and revenue through 2017 despite declines in sterling and economic headwinds. Read More »

Bears prowl world markets, maul Chinese stocks as trade tensions simmer


Equity futures signalled a weaker opening for Wall Street, with S&P e-minis down 0.4 percent following sharp losses in Asia and Europe after news the U.S. "But now they are starting to worry about the damage to the economy", said Mutsumi Kagawa, chief global strategist at Rakuten Securities. Chinese 10-year Treasury futures for September delivery, the most traded contract, were 0.18 per cent higher on Thursday. Read More »

Data-broker leak exposes 340 million personal records


On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, Equifax announced that Mark Begor will become its CEO as the credit reporting company continues to try to recover from fallout surrounding a massive data breach. On its website , Exactis said it maintained 3.5 billion consumer, business and digital records, including "demographic, geographic, firmographic, lifestyle, interests, CPG, automotive, and behavioral data". Read More »

Global stocks sink on festering trade war


China and France have signed cooperation documents in a dozen fields including energy, science and technology, farm products and health care. US President Donald has been complaining since his election campaign that Beijing is taking advantage of the US in terms of trade, while lawmakers have frequently raised concerns over US technology stolen by China. Read More »

Oopsy: Hijacking Scare On JetBlue Flight After Pilot Types In Wrong Code


A JetBlue pilot accidentally triggered a hijacking scare aboard a plane preparing to leave JFK last night around 7:30, resulting in a terrifying delay for passengers. The alert turned out to be a false alarm, Lenis Rodrigues, Port Authority spokeswoman told The Daily News . "[The] aircraft was inspected and cleared with no security threat". Read More »