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by | October 20, 2018 | 05:04

If postal workers start rotating strikes at 12:01am Monday morning, mail service may be interrupted indefinitely, which could have a detrimental impact on Canada's insurance broker force. "Our members gave us a clear mandate to take job action if Canada Post refused to address our major issues - health and safety, gender equality and preserving full-time, middle class jobs", says Mike Palecek, CUPW National President.

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:44

The winning numbers in the drawing were 27 - 28 - 32 - 41 - 69, with a Mega Ball of 12. There have been more than 539,000 Florida MEGA MILLIONS winners in this series of rollovers, winning more than $6 million in prizes. Tickets for both lottery games are $2. The jackpot is $420 million, with a one-time cash option of $237 million. The Powerball jackpot just keeps growing.

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:18

It will be big enough to eventually house 600 staff. The Edinburgh expansion will see Amazon take three floors in the Waverley Gate building, where the new recruits will work on advertising technology and personalised shopping. By the end of the year, it will be employing more than 6,500 people in corporate, Amazon Web Services and research and development divisions. Amazon said that since 2010, it has invested more than £9.3bn in the United Kingdom to build and run its operations, and ...

by | October 20, 2018 | 04:33

Businessweek has said it stands by its reporting. They said state-sponsored attackers likely would prefer to exploit the numerous firmware vulnerabilities that affect motherboards from Supermicro and other makers. He added that he thinks the allegations are undergirded by "vague secondhand accounts". "We turned the company upside down", Cook said. "Email searches, data center records, financial records, shipment records".

by | October 20, 2018 | 03:53

It called for Facebook to split the roles of CEO and chairman to loosen Zuckerberg's grip on the company. Shares of Facebook have had a rocky year, under pressure from revelations about the privacy and operational issues as well as concerns over slowing revenue growth.

by | October 20, 2018 | 02:09

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said he plans to continue doing work for US government agencies and believes more tech companies should do so. The letter also demanded that software company Palantir be kicked off Amazon Web Services for its links to ICE's deportation and tracking program .

by | October 20, 2018 | 03:23

But Bullard has taken a different tack, arguing that the Fed rate hikes of the past roughly two years have only been possible because the economy outperformed the central bank's outlook. The minutes from the meeting showed every Fed policymaker backed raising interest rates, pushing the dollar index to its firmest in a week and knocking emerging currencies that had befitted from a return of carry trade action.

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:39

Autopilot is standard (emergency braking, front and side collision alerts), while Enhanced Autopilot (as Tesla says, "your auto will steer, accelerate and brake for you within nearly any traffic lane!") is $5000 up front or $6000 after it leaves the factory.

by | October 19, 2018 | 11:01

Wednesday, accusing its e-commerce rival of illegally poaching its sellers. EBay is suing Amazon, claiming the Seattle-based retailer infiltrated its email system with the intent to poach its top sellers. EBay has demanded that Amazon stops misusing its messaging platform and pays it an undisclosed amount of monetary damages. Both companies rely on independent sellers to boost their revenue.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:21

One "Match 5" victor was reported in Arkansas, according to the site. You'll see those Mega Millions numbers Tuesday night on NewsCenter 16 at 11. which are 1 in 302,575,350. After going without a victor since July 24, the Mega Millions game has now reached an all-time high at $667 million. "I've got a lot of bills to pay; I'd start paying a lot of my bills off and then probably take it easy a little bit", said Cappussi.

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:36

Lotto officials say anyone who receives this email should not reply, and reminds players that you can not win a prize unless you have purchased a Mega Millions ticket. So the prize rolled over, ballooning to an estimated $900 million. It's the second-largest lottery jackpot in US history. "I can't recall quite a similar situation in recent years", PA Lottery spokesperson Jeffrey Johnson told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Thursday.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:56

Turkish officials maintain that they have evidence that Saudi officials killed and dismembered Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post , inside their consulate in Istanbul. "This column perfectly captures his commitment and passion for freedom in the Arab world". U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters while his plane refuels in Brussels, Belgium on October 17, 2018.

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:23

Nonetheless, in the face of a hot labor market and signs of inflation, the Fed has settled into a gradual policy tightening and is expected to raise interest rates again in December. In February, Trump tapped Powell, then a member of the Fed's board, to become chairman after he had decided not to offer Yellen a second four-year term.

by | October 18, 2018 | 03:04

But Jahangiri's remarks are indirect acknowledgment that Iran's oil exports have been effectively cut in half from a peak of about 2.5 million barrels a day in April as customers fled in anticipation of the USA sanctions. Traders will also be paying close attention to this week's supply reports. The proposed US legislation-the so-called No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act-could pave the way to antitrust lawsuits in the USA against the cartel and its national oil companies, ...

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:56

After electric cars, space rockets, tunnel-boring technology and high-speed transportation systems, Elon Musk appears to be branching into booze. The move means investors can draw a line under a tough period for the firm that followed Musk's use of Twitter to inform of a potential plan of taking business private.

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:51

He was not interrogated, but beaten, drugged and killed by a team of Saudi officials, per the Wall Street Journal . What is Trump's latest position? Regan, understandably, asked Trump whether he still plans to send Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Saudi Arabia for an upcoming high-profile Saudi investment conference despite the "controversy surrounding missing Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi ".

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:59

Energy minister Claire Perry - who has previously referred to fracking protesters as a "travelling circus" - recently said that laws regulating acceptable levels of seismic activity associated with fracking could be relaxed in order to boost the shale gas industry.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:10

Specifically, the fine pertains to 6- and 8-cylinder diesel engines that did not comply with emissions laws, Reuters reported Tuesday. The case covered some 4.9 million Audi cars sold in Europe, the US and elsewhere between 2004 and 20018.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:10

Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor, vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain official documents for his upcoming marriage. But the Saudi stock market took a major tumble Sunday, dropping as much as 7% and indicating that investors are already spooked. According to Sabah's report, the men which included some Saudi officials arrived at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on the same day of Khashoggi's disappearance.

by | October 17, 2018 | 15:21

On the list of 140 economies, the U.S. is followed by Singapore and Germany in the second and the third positions respectively. The report said the Philippines, along with Nigeria, Yemen, South Africa, Pakistan, had notable problems related to violence, crime or terrorism, and where the police are considered unreliable.

by | October 17, 2018 | 15:26

In July, an investigation by the state drug regulator said the pharmaceuticals company had falsified inspection and production reports for some 113,000 rabies vaccines. Changsheng Bio-technology sparked nationwide anger for falsifying data and producing an ineffective vaccine for babies. But many Chinese parents say they no longer have confidence in the medicines administered to their children.

by | October 17, 2018 | 14:32

The mega number is 9. While California didn't sell the Mega Millions jackpot, Lotto officials tweeted that a 5 of 6 victor was sold in San Francisco. Virgin Islands. The Maryland trio went for the cash option of $158 million. The jackpot had swelled because nobody has won since July 24. Now, there's more than a billion dollars up for grabs between the Mega Millions and the Power Ball drawing.

by | October 17, 2018 | 15:10

While Claire's now has more than 350 United Kingdom outlets, a debt agreement might see it close a significant number of its existing branches. Claire's is considering a raft of British store closures. This comes after Claire's United States parent company emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Investment funds Elliott Management and Monarch have seized control of the USA arm through the painful restructuring.

by | October 16, 2018 | 05:34

Prior to taking this position, he served as president and chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs for over ten years. According to information on its website, Spring Labs is building a "decentralized network for identity and credit to serve as the foundation for a more transparent, secure, and efficient delivery of financial services".

by | October 16, 2018 | 05:19

He too had been scheduled to speak. Saudi officials say Khashoggi left the building unharmed. "As of this moment they deny it, and they deny it vehemently". "He (Trump) will take action". But then, if they cared about such realities, the US would have cut off support to the Saudi war in Yemen years ago. Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist, disappeared after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

by | October 16, 2018 | 02:48

Of course, Allen spent a lot that money on philanthropic causes. But the true impact of his vision and generosity is evident around the globe. "Today we mourn our boss, mentor and friend whose 65 years were too short - and acknowledge the honor it has been to work alongside someone whose life transformed the world".

by | October 16, 2018 | 03:42

The company said the Sears retail sales channel accounts for about 10 percent of its major appliance revenue in North America and warned that the bankruptcy may have a "material impact" on future sales and earnings. Sears sold the 120,000-square-foot building a year ago to Northwood Investors, a Denver-based real estate firm, for $55 million. Edward Lampert, chairman of Sears Holdings, said the insolvency filing would give the company the "flexibility to strengthen its balance sheet" ...

by | October 15, 2018 | 14:06

The group also pointed to the turbulent retail environment, noting "well-publicised challenges" faced by some of its trading partners. Foreign exchange hedging mechanisms did not provide the expected degree of protection, the company said, which will add an additional £8m of foreign exchange costs to the balance sheet.

by | October 15, 2018 | 12:59

They said there must be a credible investigation to establish the truth and "if relevant" identify those responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance. A Saudi official source quoted by SPA news agency said it was "a positive move" Turkey had agreed to the creation of what it described as a "joint action team" over Khashoggi's disappearance.

by | October 15, 2018 | 10:45

The company said it has arranged $300 million in debtor-in-possession financing, which will allow it to continue operating the business and paying employees while it tries to restructure around a smaller group of stores. Sears and Kmart stores and their online and mobile platforms will remain open for business, according to a company statement. At the start of August, there were 866 Sears and Kmart stores.

by | October 15, 2018 | 11:37

Rabb's surprise trip to Brussels spurred speculation of a breakthrough in the negotiations, a possibility reinforced by the call for the ambassadors from the bloc's 27 nations to meet at European Union headquarters, starting at 12:30 p.m.

by | October 15, 2018 | 10:28

She is semi-conscious but had sustained severe injuries. The aircraft struck a 1.5 metre high wall and hit a small tower at Tiruchirappalli International Airport in Tamil Nadu, India, the Times of India reported . She has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital. Air India advised that they had referred the incident to the Indian civil aviation authority, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

by | October 15, 2018 | 10:35

In a statement on Sunday , the kingdom said it rejected any threats of economic sanctions or political pressure and would retaliate accordingly. Kudlow told ABC's This Week that Mnuchin would "make up his mind as the week progresses and as new information surfaces" .

by | October 14, 2018 | 04:41

The world's longest commercial airplane flight took off this week, connecting Newark and Singapore via 19 no-cattle-class hours in Singapore Airlines' brand-new Airbus A350-900 Ultra Long Range plane . Lightweight composites including carbon fiber make up the bulk of the A350-900ULR, while new wing tips help reduce drag, Airbus says. The first flight, which covered 16,700 kilometres, had 150 passengers and 17 crew on board.

by | October 14, 2018 | 05:08

The jackpot is the third-largest in the game's history and the odds of winning are 302,000,000 to one. Mega Millions' record haul was a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states in 2012. The biggest prize won on a single ticket was for $543 million. The current Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $314 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is approaching $470 million.