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Oil prices rise to multi-month highs

Oil prices rise to multi-month highs U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures ended Thursday's trading session at $58.56/Bbl, up 30 cents, or 0.51%, Kallanish Energy reports . Meanwhile, West Texas Intermediate gained 0.39 per cent to Dollars 58.79, while Brent crude, the global benchmark was at 0.30 per cent to USD 67.43 per barrel. [Full Article...]

Hammond offers more spending, lower taxes if a Brexit deal is done

Hammond offers more spending, lower taxes if a Brexit deal is done The thinktank also warned that it could not determine whether austerity was ending and public services moving "decisively upwards after almost a decade of unprecedented cuts" until the conclusion of the chancellor's spending review, which will be unveiled alongside the autumn budget later this year. [Full Article...]

Airline apologizes to woman told to ‘cover up or leave plane’

Airline apologizes to woman told to ‘cover up or leave plane’ Emily O'Connor, a 21 year old student, was wearing a crop top and high-waited pants when she boarded the plane. In an interview with The Sun , a tabloid based in the United Kingdom, O'Connor called the incident "the most sexist, misogynistic, embarrassing experience of my life". [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Argues Regulators Overstepped in Tweet Contempt Quest

Elon Musk Argues Regulators Overstepped in Tweet Contempt Quest March 14, 2019 will be the official unveiling event at the Tesla Design Studio, Hawthorne, California. However, this could help Tesla get more units of the Model Y out on the road, something which has been a major worry for the company with the Model 3 . [Full Article...]

Jury Awards $29.4 Million in Talcum-Cancer Trial

Jury Awards $29.4 Million in Talcum-Cancer Trial Plaintiff Teresa Leavitt is a mother of two who said J&J's talc products were used on her as a child, and she used it herself into adulthood, Bloomberg reports . A court in the U.S. state of California ordered Johnson & Johnson to compensate a woman to the tune of $29 million for cancer complications she developed from using the company's talcum powder, according to media reports. [Full Article...]

The power of pi: prefects serve pie to celebrate Pi Day

The power of pi: prefects serve pie to celebrate Pi Day Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. March 14, better known as Pi day , is a day that math nerds and pie enthusiasts alike rejoice in. 7-Eleven: 7Rewards app mebmers get 50 cent pizza slices. For this special day, enjoy Pi to your brain's (or tummy's) desire. Cici's Pizza: Buy one adult buffet and a drink and receive a second adult buffet for free. [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez Accuses Wells Fargo Of Being ‘Involved’ In Caging Children

Ocasio-Cortez Accuses Wells Fargo Of Being ‘Involved’ In Caging Children Sloan firmly rebuffed claims by Waters that Wells Fargo should be broken up. During a hearing on Wells Fargo's business practices in the House Oversight Committee, Ocasio-Cortez demanded to know why "the bank [was] involved in the caging of children". [Full Article...]

Oil Is near the Biggest Move in 2019 amid Rising Risks

Oil Is near the Biggest Move in 2019 amid Rising Risks Brent for May settlement added 27 cents to $66.85/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Crude oil prices are expected to be underpinned throughout Tuesday's session as concerns over supply and renewed demand for risky assets are likely to remain supportive. [Full Article...]

Facebook product chief Chris Cox & WhatsApp head Chris Daniels to exit

Facebook product chief Chris Cox & WhatsApp head Chris Daniels to exit Cox has a 13-year history with Facebook , starting as one of the company's first 15 engineers, who then worked his way up the ranks. After CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg, Cox is the third highest-ranking executive at Facebook, representing the engineering and product sides of the company. [Full Article...]

Tesla Model Y debuts in California with $39,000 base price

Tesla Model Y debuts in California with $39,000 base price China's customs authority has lifted its suspension on imports of Tesla's Model 3 , an official in the authority's news department told Reuters on Thursday. The Model Y targets young family buyers with the SUV being bigger than the Model 3. Some versions will have up to 300 miles of range - which will equate to roughly 480km here in Australia. [Full Article...]

Fearing new oil glut, OPEC builds case for keeping supply cuts

Fearing new oil glut, OPEC builds case for keeping supply cuts U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $58.62 per barrel, up 36 cents, or 0.62 percent, from their last settlement. OPEC-led output cuts, sanctions on Iran and Venezuela and Saudi Arabia's plans to cut its crude oil exports in April, all contributed to crude oil's sharp upmove today. [Full Article...]

United States stock indexes end mostly higher, extending market’s gains

United States stock indexes end mostly higher, extending market’s gains Overseas, the UK Parliament voted not to accept Prime Minister Theresa May's revised Brexit deal, which included what May called legally binding assurances with the European Union aimed at clarifying a contentious "Irish backstop" provision that would avoid a hard border between Ireland, an European Union member, and Northern Ireland, a part of the UK. [Full Article...]

Google broke Pi world record, requests 31.4-trillion works of art

Google broke Pi world record, requests 31.4-trillion works of art Google announced her accomplishment on March 14 , which just so happens to be pi day . In honor of Pi Day on Thursday, March 14, Google announced that the company's own Emma Haruka Iwao has surpassed the world record pi computation by almost nine trillion digits. [Full Article...]

Facebook says it’s resolved outage issues and denies attack

Facebook says it’s resolved outage issues and denies attack Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had restored service to its main app and Instagram , after the world's largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours. Yesterday was full of problems and inconveniences for users of the Facebook social platforms (also Messenger) and Instagram and last night WhatsApp closed the loop. [Full Article...]

Police ask for help finding suspects in bitcoin fraud

Police ask for help finding suspects in bitcoin fraud Just under half of the transactions occurred in Calgary. The four suspects in the Canadian Bitcoin ATM scam are believed to have figured out of a way to cancel transactions before they were fully processed by the provider of the units. Canadian Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd's replace-by-fee tools are what made these transactions possible. Between Sept. 16 and 26, four men were capt... [Full Article...]

Pizza Pizza Offering Super Cheap Deals At Restaurants Across Canada Tomorrow

Pizza Pizza Offering Super Cheap Deals At Restaurants Across Canada Tomorrow Mellow Mushroom's Charlotte spots are offering a small cheese pizza for $3.14 with any purchase of a pizza. Whole Foods: Take $3.14 off large bakery pies at Whole Foods locations Thursday. California Tortilla's deal today is pegged as an early St. Patrick's Day special, but it's available on March 14 only: Just say the words "pot 'o gold" when ordering, and you'll get free chips and queso... [Full Article...]

Price cool: United States consumer prices cool in February

Price cool: United States consumer prices cool in February The consumer-price index, which measures what Americans pay for everything from lipstick to used trucks, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in February, the Labor Department said Tuesday, snapping three consecutive months of flat readings. On a sub-category basis, vegetable prices reduced on YoY basis in January by (-) 7.69 per cent. That index tends to run slightly below the Labor Department's CPI, ... [Full Article...]

Viral Tweet saves small doughnut shop

Viral Tweet saves small doughnut shop Twitter sent its own team out to Missouri City to take advantage of the good will (and good PR for the platform) and picked up the tab for the slew of new customers visiting the shop. He wrote: "Just wanted to update yall!" "You are all wonderful", By tweeted . By later tweeted to thank people for their support. Then, on Monday, the doughnut store was sold out again after representatives fr... [Full Article...]

These countries are grounding the Boeing 737 MAX 8

These countries are grounding the Boeing 737 MAX 8 This decision was made after consultation with the US Federal Aviation authority ( FAA ) and the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In July, American has planned to fly about 1.5 percent of capacity with Max jets, while United had scheduled 2 percent. [Full Article...]

Honda To Recall Almost 84,000 Vehicles In Canada With Dangerous Airbags

Honda To Recall Almost 84,000 Vehicles In Canada With Dangerous Airbags The January explosion injured the arm of a person driving a 2004 Honda Odyssey. The devices use ammonium nitrate to inflate the airbag in the event of a crash. "A subsequent investigation revealed that PSDI-5D inflators manufactured at Takata's Monclova, Mexico facility experienced manufacturing process errors that introduced excessive moisture into the inflator during assembly", the statement ... [Full Article...]


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