'Suicidal Male' Steals Plane And Crashes After 'Unauthorized Takeoff' From Sea-Tac

Richard Russell took off in the stolen plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night, flew for about an hour with military jets chasing him and crashed the 76-seater Horizon Air plane in a wooded island, authorities said. No structu... More..

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USA tariffs hike adds to Turkey's economic problems

Turkey is facing a deepening economic crisis, as the Lira fell sharply by about 22% in Friday's early morning trading and the yields on government debt rose further, said a press statement by the Central Bank...More..

US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week - minister
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week - minister

The renegotiation of the regional free trade deal started in August 2017 at the request of U.S. President Donald Trump , who claims the original agreement harms U.S. -Mexican issues were resolved, Canada cou...More..

McDonald's is giving one lucky customer free McDonald's for life
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

McDonald's is giving one lucky customer free McDonald's for life

McDonald's is offering free food "for life" in a new contest as part of a campaign to promote its mobile app and online ordering system. McDonald's marketing effort mirrors past contest by a huge food ...More..

Tech stocks drive Nasdaq higher; Dow, S&P flat
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Tech stocks drive Nasdaq higher; Dow, S&P flat

The S&P 500 is up 179.97 points, or 6.7 percent. The S&P 600 closed at 1,061.55 for a loss of -1.55 points or -0.15%. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX fell 90.47 points, or 0.55 per cent, to 16,326.51...More..

Montreal unemployment rate inches up in July
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Montreal unemployment rate inches up in July

Data released on August 10 from Statistics Canada also reveals B.C.'s unemployment rate dipped from 5.2 per cent to 5 per cent between June and July. Average hourly wages in July, a figure watched closely by ...More..

Sterling slides below US$1.29 as Brexit sell-off worsens
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sterling slides below US$1.29 as Brexit sell-off worsens

At the time of writing on Thursday afternoon, GBP/EUR trended in the region of 1.1120. Warnings this month from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and trade minister Liam Fox, that the prospect of a no-...More..

Global LNG: Prices stable amid high demand, US-China trade spat
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Global LNG: Prices stable amid high demand, US-China trade spat

China, however, would run out of US imports to levy, as it bought only $130 billion worth of American goods past year. China's imports of formulations from the U.S. The unusually strong July import figures refl...More..

Local pilot reacts to stolen Horizon airplane
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Local pilot reacts to stolen Horizon airplane

At a press conference, Sheriff Paul A. Pastor said it was definitely not an act of terror: " Most terrorists don't do loops over the water". Alaska Airlines said he was an employee who helps direct aircraft to...More..

Stolen plane in Seattle crash prompts airport security concerns
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Stolen plane in Seattle crash prompts airport security concerns

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air officials said they were still working closely with authorities to investigate what happened. The 29-year-old man used a machine called a pushback tractor to first maneuver the a...More..

by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Mechanic steals empty plane from Seattle's airport, crashes

Fortunately, the only death in the crash was the unnamed joyrider, who still has not yet been named, although air-traffic controllers call him "Rich" during their exchanges. "Even just ground people working on ...More..

News Corp chief backs Foxtel despite subscription revenue fall
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

News Corp chief backs Foxtel despite subscription revenue fall

However, the media group still posted a $US1.4 billion loss after writedowns, mainly due to Foxtel in Australia. "With robust performance across our businesses, and positive and profound changes in the charac...More..

Lawsuits accuse Tesla's Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Lawsuits accuse Tesla's Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal

He then answered a number of questions from some of his 22.3 million followers, reiterating these points. In one of the lawsuits, the plaintiff Kalman Isaacs said Musk's tweets were false and misleading, an...More..

Bad drivers to pay more
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Bad drivers to pay more

Attorney General David Eby announced that these changes will modernize the way premiums are calculated; however, the changes must be approved by the BCUC. Instead, it will rebalance individual driver premiums a...More..

Erdogan Says US 'Wrong' to Threaten Turkey After Trump Doubles Tariffs
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Erdogan Says US 'Wrong' to Threaten Turkey After Trump Doubles Tariffs

He also said it was a pity that Washington chose Brunson over Turkey , its partner in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and in an opinion piece in the New York Times , he warned the United States that Ank...More..

Tesla shares sink as pressure mounts on Musk to show the money
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Tesla shares sink as pressure mounts on Musk to show the money

Musk , in tweeting Tuesday that he may take Tesla Inc. private, said he hoped "all" investors would remain shareholders after the buyout rather than follow the conventional approach of cashing out. The talks ...More..

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial

This case and the verdict specifically concern the 46-year-old father who developed a severe and fatal form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma while working as a school groundskeeper, repeatedly spraying large quantitie...More..

First Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BIT) Price Hits $0.0112 on Top Exchanges
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

First Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BIT) Price Hits $0.0112 on Top Exchanges

The bearish pressure is likely to continue to the support level. Cardano had a market cap of United States dollars 3 billion and a price per ADA of USD 0.11. If negative prices continue, there will be lon...More..

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'

Together, that can weigh on the currency. The lira "is falling so fast that a parachute is the first thing that comes to mind to prevent the lira smashing into the ground", Bart Hordijk, a market analyst at ...More..

U.S. to Increase Tariffs on Turkish Aluminum, Steel
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

U.S. to Increase Tariffs on Turkish Aluminum, Steel

Trump tweeted that the latest tariff decision came as Turkey's currency, the lira , "slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar". Ankara and Washington , NATO allies, have been at logge...More..

by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Why Trump's Turkey Tariffs Are Worrying Investors

President Trump's announcement Friday morning that he has authorized the doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports coming from Turkey came in a tweet that noted, "Our relations with Turkey are not ...More..

Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum, says relations ‘not good’
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Trump doubles tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum, says relations ‘not good’

US President Donald Trump is doubling tariffs imposed on Turkish steel and aluminum, insisting that the relationship between the two countries is 'not good'. President Erdogan has pressured the central bank t...More..

Kremlin denounces new United States sanctions as illegal
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Kremlin denounces new United States sanctions as illegal

The comments come the day after the U.S. State Department announced that Washington will impose new sanctions on Russian Federation aimed at punishing Moscow for the March poisoning of Sergei Skripal an...More..

Saudi Arabia to suspend Toronto flights as spat with Canada continues
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Saudi Arabia to suspend Toronto flights as spat with Canada continues

Saudi Arabia notably was angry with Canada for demanding that Riyadh "immediately release" some of the detained activists. Riyadh on Sunday recalled its ambassador from Canada and gave the Canadian ambassad...More..

Annual house price growth rebounds to 3.3% in July: Halifax
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Annual house price growth rebounds to 3.3% in July: Halifax

But Halifax said that transaction activity "remains soft" and that it expected the number of mortgage approvals to be broadly flat during 2018. Nationwide said annual house price growth accelerated to 2.5% ...More..

China Slams 25-Percent Tariff On American Cars And Motorcycles
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

China Slams 25-Percent Tariff On American Cars And Motorcycles

Beijing has called on USA officials to be "cool headed", but fired back warning it would impose duties on an additional $60 billion in USA goods, a threat the White House dismissed as "weak". The US products in...More..

New York To Cap Uber, Lyft And Other Ride-Hail Services
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

New York To Cap Uber, Lyft And Other Ride-Hail Services

The legislation also will allow the city to set a minimum wage for app-based drivers. The New York City Council voted Wednesday to freeze new vehicle licenses for one year while the city studies ways of red...More..

Here's why Elon Musk wants Tesla to go private
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Here's why Elon Musk wants Tesla to go private

The SEC declined to comment on the reports . Major shareholders include mutual fund giants Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price Group, whose holdings represent, respectively, 9% and 8% of Tesla's stoc...More..

India's Uber to enter UK ride-hailing market
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

India's Uber to enter UK ride-hailing market

Indian ride-hailing company Ola announced on Tuesday (Aug 7) that it is to launch services in Britain, expanding its foray overseas and intensifying its battle with United States rival Uber. Steve McNamara, gen...More..

Iran clients tweaking U.S. sanctions as $90 oil looms
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Iran clients tweaking U.S. sanctions as $90 oil looms

Meanwhile, the Trump administration went ahead this week on its vow to reimpose sanctions on Iran. This time around, some of Iran's former creative methods in trade with Asian customers, including a barter sy...More..