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by | September 21, 2018 | 17:12

Australian police are investigating more than 100 reports of people hiding needles in strawberries and other fruit. Six brands of strawberry supplier are believed to have been affected and their produce since recalled. "We still haven't any confirmed motivation or reasons why a person would want to do this", said Doherty. "The strawberries are safe to eat.wash them and cut them and eat them", he said.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:15

The 166 passengers were left in the unpressurized cabin of the Boeing 737 for 45 minutes, according to the Guardian . A DGCA official said that the incident occurred after cabin pressure fell due to the fault of cockpit crew. Sources told India Today TV that during take-off, the Jet Airways crew forgot to activate what is known as the "bleed switch". Indian aviation regulator - Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) confirmed that the incident was caused by an error by ...

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:28

Part of the reason behind the Prime Minister's hopes that a Brexit deal could be reached, is that the European Union has said it wants to "de-dramatise" the Northern Ireland border issue, now one of the biggest sticking points in Brexit negotiations.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:08

In case you missed the news, there have been seven confirmed cases now of strawberries with needles found in them . Acting Detective Chief Superintendent Terry Lawrence said there was no evidence of extortion but police inquiries were continuing.

by | September 10, 2018 | 13:01

In a statement, the airline added: "We have notified the police and relevant authorities". The breach has been "resolved" and the website is "working normally", it said. Curry's PC World and Dixons Carphone are others that announced hacks that affected millions of customers. "I asked repeatedly for an explanation".

by | September 08, 2018 | 21:25

The suit cites Musk's "long-standing public feud with short-sellers", claiming he manipulated the price of Tesla securities to hurt such investors - and in so doing damaged all buyers of the company's shares by issuing false and misleading information.

by | September 05, 2018 | 16:10

Inc on Tuesday joined Apple Inc in the $1 trillion club, becoming the second member of the group after its stock price doubled in 15 months. For example, you can expect to see Amazon commercials during NFL Thursday Night Football this season, as well as ads on video game streaming service Twitch, which the company acquired in 2014.

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:39

Boston City Council member Ayana Pressley (D) has knocked off 10-term Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA), the latest progressive insurgent to topple an establishment favorite in a primary this election cycle. He said the party is "getting serious about who its representatives are in terms of not just identity politics but have coalitions resemble the people who are the voters".

by | September 04, 2018 | 17:24

In Kolkata , petrol was retailed at Rs 82.22 per litre and diesel at Rs 74.19 per litre. The government's decision to stop a full petrol price hike from taking place this month may come back to haunt consumers. Secondly, global currencies have weakened against the USA dollar". The appreciation of dollar against rupee has also pushed up rates for compressed natural gas (CNG) as well as piped natural gas (PNG) since the price of gas procured by city distributors is mostly ...

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:43

Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced NAFTA as "one of the worst trade deals ever made". With a pledge to resume talks next week, Freeland spoke of progress, of optimism and of her determination to get a deal that's good for Canadians - a remarkable show of restraint on a day that began with another blast of now-familiar Trump bombast that landed like an anvil on the negotiating table.

by | September 03, 2018 | 19:28

Xi announced that Africa's poorest nations would be given interest-free loans from China so that they incur less sovereign debt. "It is not a China club", Mr Xi said in a speech on Monday to mark the project's anniversary, describing Belt and Road as an "open and inclusive" project.

by | September 01, 2018 | 20:02

This is a full-scale Bugatti Chiron built out of Lego Technic pieces, or elements as the Technic team would like to call them. This wonder of an automobile was created by the LEGO group, and will be unveiled today for the first time at the Grand Prix Formula 1 event in Monza, Italy.

by | September 01, 2018 | 19:22

The word you're searching for is "threatening". "The fact that agreement on those hard issues for Mexico was able to be reached definitely clears the way for us to have significant, substantive, and I hope productive, conversations with the U.S.

by | August 30, 2018 | 17:28

Over 100 lives were lost. RBI's accounting year runs from July to June. "Modiji, will you apologise for that lie now?" The numbers have come after nearly two years since the demonetisation was announced on November 8, 2016. Terming announcement of demonetisation a "Tughlaqi Farman", Tewari asked what it had really achieved and alleged that it wiped out the MSME, cottage industry, tiny job sectors.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:39

There's optimism that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo could conclude their face-to-face negotiations as early as this week - and open the door for Canada to re-enter the talks. There are also concerns Canada's two NAFTA partners have gone much deeper into trilateral issues during Ottawa's absence. Last week, Trump suggested that Canada had deliberately been frozen out of the NAFTA talks.

by | August 24, 2018 | 05:12

An explanation could be that some lawmakers fear they will be punished by voters if they put their names to dumping Turnbull. "If the motion is carried, I will treat that as a vote of no confidence and I will not stand as a candidate in the ballot".

by | August 24, 2018 | 04:15

That boosted the dollar, which has benefited from President Donald Trump's protectionist policies and from a flight to quality as geopolitical tensions mount. A Chinese central bank official said on Tuesday that China had taken note of the United States comments on the yuan, and said the two sides should communicate on the issue.

by | August 21, 2018 | 11:57

SodaStream makes machines that carbonate home tap water. He added: "PepsiCo is finding new ways to reach consumers beyond the bottle". Last week, Coca-Cola agreed to buy a minority stake in Bodyarmor, a sports-drink maker whose backers include former basketball star Kobe Bryant, in a further move to diversify beyond sugary, fizzy beverages.

by | August 20, 2018 | 21:17

I have asked the SEC to study!" - he continued. SEC spokesmen didn't respond to requests for comment. I asked, what could we do to make it better? SEC Chairman Jay Clayton , a Trump nominee, has said increasing the number of public companies and initial public offerings are among his top priorities.

by | August 20, 2018 | 20:15

During the interview, journalists said Musk alternated between laughter and tears as he opened up about his busy work routine and recent controversies. Musk told the Times no one reviewed the tweet before he published it and said he was attempting to be transparent. On Tuesday, Tesla said its board of directors had formed a special committee to consider any forthcoming go-private proposals.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:57

In a tweet on Thursday, Trump hailed Brunson as a "great patriot hostage" lashing at Turkey for "holding our wonderful Christian pastor". "We've seen no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong and we believe he is a victim of unfair and unjust detention by the government of Turkey", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said at the time.

by | August 17, 2018 | 16:57

The U.S. measures are suspected of violating WTO Agreement on Safeguards. Since the start of the year, the United States has been wielding tariffs against its trading partners worldwide to alter what President Donald Trump calls "unfair trade practices".

by | August 17, 2018 | 15:40

Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was quoted by private media NTV as saying the economy would emerge stronger from the turmoil. However, the currency market's reaction to his conference call - in which he also said Turkey had no plans to seek help from the International Monetary Fund or impose capital controls to stop money flowing overseas - was measured.

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:59

The Turkish lira plummeted to a record low on Monday, losing almost 40 percent of its value since the start of 2018. The diplomatic dispute has sent shockwaves through financial markets across the world as the plunging lira causing currencies in other developing countries to nosedive.

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:56

Analysts polled by S&P Global Platts Monday were looking for USA crude inventories to have declined by 1.7 million barrels for the week ending August 10, with refinery runs remaining high on healthy margins and strong export demand. The API also reported a draw in gasoline inventories last week in the amount of 1.56 million barrels. Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016.

by | August 15, 2018 | 19:57

Some Italian media , citing sources within the interior ministry, said that at least 11 people had died, though it was not immediately possible to confirm this figure. "We have one of the biggest dealers in Europe that tells us that the bridge was safe and there was [no way] to imagine the collapse", Di Maio wrote.

by | August 15, 2018 | 13:24

The lira was at 6.49 to the dollar, a gain of 4.5 percent on the day and 7.50 to the euro, well off the record lows of 7.24 to the dollar and 8.12 to the euro seen Monday. The US Treasury Department on August 1 announced sanctions on Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul. The Turkish lira has dropped to record lows in recent weeks, having fallen some 42 percent so far this year.

by | August 14, 2018 | 18:40

After Musk made his initial announcement via Twitter , claiming he may have a deal worth $72 billion, valuing the company at $420 a share, Tesla shares rose 11 percent to almost $380 (£298), But soon after, shares dropped back down. On the other hand, the two who have filed the class action suits have also not disclosed any proof that Musk's claim is a falsehood. Short sellers are investors who bet against a company and look for its stock price to go down.

by | August 14, 2018 | 18:36

Turkish Airlines and Turk Telekom said the advertising boycott would encompass all written, visual and social media, although existing agreements would not be affected. Mr. Erdogan said Turkey was facing an "economic attack" and a "bigger, deeper operation". "What do you want to do?" "We will produce every product we are importing from overseas with foreign currency here and we will be the ones exporting these products".

by | August 13, 2018 | 18:23

That meeting inspired Musk's "funding secured" tweet last week that said he was "considering taking Tesla private" at $420 a share, he wrote. "The question is still around Tesla's future sales". The timeline begins on August 2, when Musk told the board that he wanted to take Tesla private. Musk wrote that he made the August 7 announcement because he had talked to large investors about his desire to take the company private.

by | August 11, 2018 | 20:38

Turkey's currency crisis has lurched on to the global stage, denting European and United States stocks as fears of contagion rise. Today, however, this does not appear to be on the cards, amid growing divisions between Turkey and the US. High level meetings in Washington between US and Turkish officials ended this week without an apparent resolution. These loans make up about 40 percent of the Turkish banking sector's assets.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:01

President Donald Trump's administration. "For instance, those United States products that become gradually indispensable for Chinese firms and consumers would be subject to additional levies of 5 percent". President Donald Trump is losing his trade wars - at least according to his favourite measure of success. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman had earlier called on Washington to "come to its senses" and settle the dispute.

by | August 05, 2018 | 22:40

Economists forecast that employers added 191,000 jobs in July, down from 213,000 in June but easily enough to lower the unemployment rate over time. That was an improvement over a 4-cent gain in June. But in June, Minnesota's unemployment rate was below the national average at 3.1 percent. The White House has slapped tariffs on steel and aluminum and on $34 billion of imports from China, and several companies have hit US imports with retaliatory duties.

by | August 05, 2018 | 22:15

On the back of renewed tensions between Iran and the United States, the Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani delivered a thinly-veiled threat to hamper oil shipments in the Gulf. Washington's withdrawal from the landmark Iran nuclear deal was criticized across the world. The Trump administration wants Iranian oil exports cut to zero by November 4.

by | August 04, 2018 | 22:55

The combined total of over $500 billion of goods would cover virtually all Chinese imports into the United States. Trump and other NAFTA critics say the agreement encouraged US manufacturers to move factories - and jobs - south of the border to take advantage of lower-wage Mexican labor.