• Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase
Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase

She was captured on CCTV inside the restaurant and appeared to leave alone a short time later. She told them that she would head home after breakfast, and when she failed to return, her family contacted police. A Facebook page set up to help find Dr Reddy said it was "highly out of character for Preethi to not contact family and loved ones". Sh...

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  • Trump moves to end special trade treatment for India
Trump moves to end special trade treatment for India

Business advocacy body US-India Business Council (USIBC) at the US Chamber of Commerce has said it will continue to try and convince the American government to revoke the decision, especially at a time when India is heading into elections.

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  • Volvo set to limit all new cars to 112mph by 2020
Volvo set to limit all new cars to 112mph by 2020

Volvo did not provide any more details on limiting the top speed of the cars to 112 miles per hour (180 kph) but will present more on March 20 at a special safety event in Gothenburg, Sweden. " I think Volvo customers in Germany will appreciate that we're doing something about safety ", he said. Beyond that, it's looking at implementing "smart ...

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  • Victoria's Secret to close more than 50 stores in US, Canada
Victoria's Secret to close more than 50 stores in US, Canada

L Brands said it closed 30 Victoria's Secret stores in 2018, already up from its average of 15 store shutdowns a year. Victoria's Secret has recently encountered criticism for its failure to adapt to consumer demand for more custom-fitted bras and inclusive advertising and messaging.

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  • YouTube Disables Comments on Videos with Young Children
YouTube Disables Comments on Videos with Young Children

YouTube is now banning comments on most videos featuring minors to protect them from child predators. Deleting comments on some videos is a striking retreat for YouTube, which alone among Google properties has succeeded in building what amounts to a social media platform though its comments, bringing together like-minded users on a mass scale...

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  • Tesla Stock Plunges While Analysts Question Model 3 Pricing Plan
Tesla Stock Plunges While Analysts Question Model 3 Pricing Plan

The stock is still up from where it was two days earlier, when the CEO tweeted the company had news to share. According to The Verge , Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, "All sales will be online" on a media call this morning. The electric carmaker on Thursday launched a Model 3 at a before-savings price of $35,000. The online sales shift will enable...

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  • US economic growth in 2018 misses Trump’s 3 percent target
US economic growth in 2018 misses Trump’s 3 percent target

The 2.6 percent annualized rate of gains in gross domestic product from October to December compared with the 2.2 percent median estimate of economists surveyed by Bloomberg. "The first quarter won't be this good", said Paul Ashworth, chief economist at Capital Economics in Toronto. Slowing growth together with weakening global demand and uncer...

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  • Nearly all United Kingdom businesses are 'not ready' for no deal Brexit
Nearly all United Kingdom businesses are 'not ready' for no deal Brexit

In reality, Labour's leadership is unlikely to support TIG's amendment because Jeremy Corbyn wants to continue pursuing his own Brexit plan in the days ahead, starting by putting it to a vote in the Commons on Wednesday. And urging MPs to back her Brexit deal, she says: "Parliament should do its duty so our country can move forward". However he s...

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  • Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Tomorrow
Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Tomorrow

Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum (ETH) recently took to twitter to praise XRP for its adoption and partnerships but there is no comparing him with Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple (XRP ). In 2018, Ripple hit a company record for the most amount of XRP sold in a year, selling $535 million. This makes it a questionable decision to offer Ripple (XRP...

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  • Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos
Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos

According to Bloomberg , all Nestle companies in the US have paused advertising on YouTube , a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday in an email. "We will revise our decision upon completion of current measures being taken by Google to ensure Nestle advertising standards are met", the spokesperson said.

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  • NEB releases Reconsideration report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project
NEB releases Reconsideration report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The NEB says those factors weighed heavily in its decision but that they can be 'justified in the circumstances in light of the considerable benefits of the project and measures to minimize the effects'. The original proponent of the expansion, Kinder Morgan, halted all essential spending last spring after the B.C. NDP government launched a series ...

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  • #MeToo pushes Google to end forced arbitration for employees globally
#MeToo pushes Google to end forced arbitration for employees globally

They took to Twitter , Facebook and Instagram to educate the public about forced arbitration. Google will reportedly end forced arbitration for employees. The search giant then promised to make arbitration optional for individual cases of sexual harassment and assault, but staffers sought to have this extended.

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  • Britain Yet to Decide on 5G Security Policy
Britain Yet to Decide on 5G Security Policy

It wasn't quite the briefing that I got about them (Huawei). In December, EE said it would not be using Huawei equipment in the core of its 5G network and was in the process of removing its hardware from the core of its 3G and 4G networks.

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  • Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers
Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers

The airlines said that they were making the changes to be more inclusive to a diverse range of customers. To be more specific, this new scheme aims to assist non-binary individuals who have an "X" in their identification cards. The "Mx." option for title will reportedly be available as a choice through United's website and app as well. This means t...

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  • Southwest Airlines declares emergency due to broken planes
Southwest Airlines declares emergency due to broken planes

The figures have raised eyebrows for Southwest Airlines . A war of words erupted Tuesday night between Southwest Airlines and the airline's mechanics union, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association or AMFA. More than 40 aircrafts have been listed as having maintenance problems. View of Southwest airplane from below while in flight via pi...

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  • Trudeau Defends Reconciliation Record After Wilson-Raybould Quits Cabinet
Trudeau Defends Reconciliation Record After Wilson-Raybould Quits Cabinet

A Canadian minister's sudden resignation on Tuesday turned vague allegations of interference in the criminal prosecution of an engineering giant into a deepening political crisis for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals. In a similar fashion, the Director of Public Prosecutions Act gives the attorney general, a politician, the power to override...

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  • Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian
Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian

Tesla now owns 90 percent of the USA electric vehicle market by revenue and 80 percent by unit sales. Negotiations are reportedly still taking place, but the sources claim we may hear an official announcement some time this month. Scaringe in 2009, aspires to be the first USA carmaker to offer a mass-produced, off-road electric pickup, a product T...

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  • Oil rises after Saudi output pledge, declining US inventories
Oil rises after Saudi output pledge, declining US inventories

USA prices were also supported by a report from the American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday showing that crude inventories fell by 998,000 barrels in the week to 8 February to 447.2 million, compared with analyst expectations for an increase of 2.7 million barrels.

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  • Activision Blizzard to lay off hundreds of staff
Activision Blizzard to lay off hundreds of staff

Ticker's shares touched $40.11 during the last trading session after 7.60% change. Activision Blizzard, Inc . has volume of 6,437 shares. On February 8th, 2019, volume rose to about 1,420,728 transactions. Following this activity, the insider holds 5,408,067 shares worth $4,917,366 as of recent close. Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on Activi...

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  • Theresa May urges MPs to 'hold our nerve' over Brexit negotiations
Theresa May urges MPs to 'hold our nerve' over Brexit negotiations

The EU has reiterated it will not renegotiate the withdrawal agreement. "In particular, I believe that we have a shared determination across the House not to allow the UK's leaving the European Union to mean any lowering of standards in relation to workers' rights, environmental protections, or health and safety".

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  • Oil prices lower as inventory build only modest
Oil prices lower as inventory build only modest

At 447.2 million barrels, US crude oil inventories are about 6 percent above the five year average for this time of year, the EIA reported. That focuses yet more attention on the outcome of U.S. A flotilla loaded with Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest USA sanctions on Venezuela and ot...

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  • Will not reopen Brexit deal, hope May has new proposals: European Union
Will not reopen Brexit deal, hope May has new proposals: European Union

Brexit-backing MPs reacted with anger to the comments, accusing Mr Tusk of "arrogance". The PM's spokesman also swiped back at Mr Tusk, saying: 'I think it's a question for Donald Tusk as to why he considers the use of that language to be helpful.

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  • Venezuela opposition warns military against preventing entry of aid
Venezuela opposition warns military against preventing entry of aid

Maduro's adversaries have warned that Venezuelan officials are seeking to drain state coffers ahead of a potential change of government. The statement added that Trudeau "commended Juan Guaido for his courage and leadership in helping to return democracy to Venezuela and offered Canada's continued support".

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  • Data not finalised, says Niti Aayog about report on unemployment rising
Data not finalised, says Niti Aayog about report on unemployment rising

The gloomy jobs data could be awkward for Modi's Hindu nationalist government to explain with a general election looming and opinion polls already showing the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party unlikely to keep its parliamentary majority. The CPI (M) has alleged that the latest NSSO data on employment had been suppressed by the government as it showed...

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  • For U.S.-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low
For U.S.-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low

United States and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy. During an earlier visit by Liu previous year, Trump declined to meet with Xi's close adviser, a slight that irritated Chines...

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  • Caterpillar and Nvidia warnings send Wall Street tumbling
Caterpillar and Nvidia warnings send Wall Street tumbling

The yuan appreciated to its strongest against the dollar since July before Vice Premier Liu He travels to Washington for trade talks, and as the People's Bank of China freed up a potential US$37 billion for bank lending. OVERSEAS: The British FTSE lost 0.1 per cent. Germany's DAX fell 0.5 per cent and France's CAC 40 fell 0.78 per cent. Japan's Nik...

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  • Embattled Venezuela president ‘ready to negotiate’ with opposition
Embattled Venezuela president ‘ready to negotiate’ with opposition

Maduro has sought to neutralise Guaido by ordering him not to leave the country and freezing his assets. GLOBAL STANDOFF The United States is Venezuela's largest crude importer, ahead of India and China, but the new measures limit transactions between USA companies and state oil company PDVSA .

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  • Canada to host Venezuela summit to support anti-Maduro forces: Freeland
Canada to host Venezuela summit to support anti-Maduro forces: Freeland

The President of Venezuela's opposition-dominated National Assembly Juan Guaido will announce new boards of directors for state oil company PDVSA and its US business, Citgo, UPI reports , citing a statement from the opposition leader. Analysts at RBC Capital Markets say Mexico and Iraq are instead most likely to benefit in the race to replace Vene...

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  • May will seek to reopen Brexit divorce deal
May will seek to reopen Brexit divorce deal

May, who will close Tuesday's debate, now hopes her Tory party will say clearly what it wants to change in the deal she's struck with the EU. "People like me want to avoid a no-deal outcome, a crashing out on March 29". Pro-Brexit MPs have accused the speaker - who publicly declared that he voted for Remain in the seismic 2016 referendum on Brita...

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  • USA announces Venezuelan sanctions in attempt to oust Maduro
USA announces Venezuelan sanctions in attempt to oust Maduro

Guaido's bid was swiftly endorsed by Canada, the United States and many Latin American countries. "The people of Venezuela believe in each one of you", Silva said, handing them the leaflets. The deepening crisis comes as Pope Francis called for a "just and peaceful solution" to Venezuela's political crisis as he wrapped up a visit to Panama fo...

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