• Ontario college faculty reject latest offer
Ontario college faculty reject latest offer

The message to the college presidents, the College Employer Council, and Minister Deb Mathews was that faculty are voting NO on the forced contract offer. Premier Kathleen Wynne is apparently meeting with negotiators from both sides today to try to reach a solution. "We will not speculate on what will happen at bargaining".

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  • Time Inc. Stock Jumps After Sale Reports
Time Inc. Stock Jumps After Sale Reports

This would be the third time Meredith has attempted to acquire Time since 2013. Talks between Meredith and Time came to nothing earlier this year, but with new backing from the Kochs, it is thought that a deal could be agreed imminently.

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  • Subject now suspect after new video surfaces from Seminole Heights
Subject now suspect after new video surfaces from Seminole Heights

Not long before that, security cameras in the neighborhood captured the suspect walking alone, in video that looks very similar to surveillance footage of a man walking through the same neighborhood October 9, right before 22-year-old college student Benjamin Mitchel was shot and killed.

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  • World's biggest wealth fund wants out of oil and gas
World's biggest wealth fund wants out of oil and gas

Around six percent of the fund's holdings, or $37 billion, consist of oil- and gas stocks such as BP, Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil. The bank that runs the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund has told the Norwegian government it should dump its shares in oil and gas companies, in a move that could have significant consequences for the se...

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  • Oil leak shuts down portion of Keystone pipeline
Oil leak shuts down portion of Keystone pipeline

About 5,000 barrels of oil spilled Thursday. This is the largest Keystone oil spill to date in South Dakota, said Brian Walsh, a spokesman for the state's Department of Environment and Natural Resources. "Regulators in the neighboring state of Nebraska are expected to announce a decision on the company's proposed Keystone XL pipeline next week". ...

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  • Rugby World Cup 2023 Announcement, 15 Nov
Rugby World Cup 2023 Announcement, 15 Nov

Dick Spring, Chairman, Ireland 2023 Bid Oversight Board: "We want to congratulate France on their nomination today, by World Rugby , as hosts for the 2023 Rugby World Cup ". "One has to ask the question, why has the vote gone against the recommendation when most of the unions said they would vote with the recommendation?" "We are bitterly d...

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  • Food and fuel prices push India's retail inflation in October
Food and fuel prices push India's retail inflation in October

The overall food prices, as gauged by the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI), rose to 1.90 per cent during the month under review from 1.25 per cent in September 2017. Secondly, the GST Council has drastically cut the GST rates... that is likely to have a subduing effect on retail inflation in the coming months. Retail inflation inched up to a se...

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  • 'Oil era is far from over,' says IEA's annual report
'Oil era is far from over,' says IEA's annual report

Global oil demand is expected to keep rising over the next two decades, albeit at a steadily decreasing pace, according to a new report released Tuesday by the International Energy Agency. Global demand is forecast to be 30 percent higher by 2040, but still half as much as it would be without efficiency improvements. Canada could still play a r...

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  • Missouri is taking page from Europe and investigating Google
Missouri is taking page from Europe and investigating Google

The Missouri attorney general's office is investigating whether Google has run afoul of consumer protection or antitrust laws in the state. According to a news release, he also wants to know if Google is manipulating its search algorithm to "preference websites owned by Google and to demote websites that compete with Google." .

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  • N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour
N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour

UNITY CALL US President Donald Trump speaks on the final day of the APEC CEO Summit, part of the broader Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit, in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on Friday. It involves the USS Ronald Reagan, the USS Nimitz and the USS Theodore Roosevelt. The carriers will conduct several training activiti...

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  • NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Upgraded to Neutral by Nomura
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Upgraded to Neutral by Nomura

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) posted solid quarterly results yesterday after the closing bell, and buried within the report was much weaker demand from cryptocurrency miners. The Company's GPU product brands are aimed at specialized markets, including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data r...

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  • USDA boosts its guess of Iowa corn production
USDA boosts its guess of Iowa corn production

The increase resulted from a 298-million-bu increase in forecast 2017 corn production, at 14,578 million bus, partially offset by a 75-million-bu increase in 2017-18 feed and residual use at 5,575 million bus, and a 75-million-bu increase in forecast exports at 1,925 million bus.

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  • Kushner Chided Time Warner to Fire 20% of CNN Staff
Kushner Chided Time Warner to Fire 20% of CNN Staff

If AT&T and DOJ cannot agree to conditions, the government can sue to block the deal. According to the Wall Street Journal , Kushner told Gary Ginsburg, Time Warner's executive vice president of corporate marketing and a former lawyer for the Clinton White House that " CNN should fire percent of its staff because they were so wrong in their a...

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  • Fawcett Society warns of slipping backwards on gender pay gap progress
Fawcett Society warns of slipping backwards on gender pay gap progress

Hundreds of thousands of women, including some MPs and BBC presenters, are calling for an end to the pay gap, which is 18.4% on average in the UK. We make women poor and keep them poorer. The pay gap between men and women in Britain stands at 14.1 percent, unchanged over the past two years, but has grown significantly for women in their twenties, t...

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  • Holly Golightly wouldn't approve of real-life breakfast at Tiffany's
Holly Golightly wouldn't approve of real-life breakfast at Tiffany's

But, then again, she didn't have to wait in line two hours to devour her croissant and coffee in the presence of the shop's sparkling jewels. The cafe's chairs and dishes feature the company's signature blue. Tiffany's is opening a luxurious cafe at their flagship store today called the Blue Box Cafe, so you can actually have breakfast at Tiffan...

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  • Flying taxi test in Los Angeles by 2020: Uber
Flying taxi test in Los Angeles by 2020: Uber

It is reported that NASA is working with other companies to develop low altitude vehicle traffic management - possibly rival air taxi firms and drone / delivery firms. Uber Elevate said, about this endeavor, that developing infrastructure would be necessary to get their vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), and potentially autonomous, flying car...

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  • Apple Responds To Reports About Its Tax Affairs
Apple Responds To Reports About Its Tax Affairs

Apple did not reply to an AFP request for comment but has previously gone on record saying it pays all taxes required by law and that the amount is substantial. But Apple has come under fire both in the USA and the European Union for its tax practices. Does the news about Apple's alleged tax activities surprise you? A company spokesman told t...

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  • Broadcom Offers to Acquire Qualcomm for $103 Billion
Broadcom Offers to Acquire Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Qualcomm , based in San Diego, said that it is reviewing the bid, and that it will have no comment until that review is completed by its board. The proposed transaction is valued at approximately $130 billion on a pro forma basis, including $25 billion of net debt, giving effect to Qualcomm's pending acquisition of NXP on its now disclosed term...

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  • How captain Virat Kohli prepped for 29th happy birthday with brilliant fifty
How captain Virat Kohli prepped for 29th happy birthday with brilliant fifty

India crumbled in the chase of 197 runs as New Zealand clinched a victory to keep the series alive. "But we were left with a very hard task", he said. It poured fours and sixes nearly at will and soon it was not a question of how to get rid of them, but how to stop the flow of runs as no bowler was making any impact.

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  • 'The Last Republicans' Highlights Former Presidents' Wariness Of Trump
'The Last Republicans' Highlights Former Presidents' Wariness Of Trump

Updegrove, which will be released later this month, was previewed by The New York Times and CNN on Friday and revealed the former presidents' criticism of Trump, including George W. "And I'm not too excited about him being a leader". The book is titled The Last Republicans and in it, Updegrove takes a look at what is now seen as the bygone...

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  • Thomas jobless rate jumps to 6.3% in October
Thomas jobless rate jumps to 6.3% in October

October's advance marked the 11th straight month of job gains, which is the longest streak in over a decade. The industry has added 17,500 jobs since September 2016. The U.S. unemployment rate, calculated by a survey of households, fell to 4.1%, its lowest level since December 2000. October's strong jobs data "suggest there is still some life lef...

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  • Unemployment rate way up in Kamloops
Unemployment rate way up in Kamloops

According to Statistics Canada , the three month unemployment average ending in October has shot up from the same period past year (August, September, and October). It's the highest unemployment rate recorded in the Montreal region since April. In Saskatoon, the rate is down slightly to 7.6 per cent, while Regina's is even lower at 5.4.

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  • On Not Being Scared of a Halloween Attack
On Not Being Scared of a Halloween Attack

Participants said they chose to attend despite the attack in order to show their resilience. "But that's why I love this city - everyone just carries on". "We're living our lives because we're not going to allow the terrorists to win, period". New York City Mayor de Blasio condemned the "particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent c...

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  • Passengers arrested for allegedly performing oral sex on Delta flight
Passengers arrested for allegedly performing oral sex on Delta flight

They did confirm that both the man and the woman were booked on connecting flights out of Detroit to Miami and Nashville respectively. Other travelers condemned the couple's very public display of intimate behavior, calling it "inappropriate" and "disrespectful" towards the rest of the passengers and flight crew.

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  • Blast rocks diplomatic zone in Kabul
Blast rocks diplomatic zone in Kabul

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside the Green Zone in Kabul city on Tuesday, killing at least five people and injuring almost two dozens other. Daesh claimed responsibility for the latest attack through its propaganda website Amaq. Earlier, Taliban attack has killed four policemen in southern Ghazni province on October 23.

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  • Why the Trump-Russia indictments are being kept secret - for now
Why the Trump-Russia indictments are being kept secret - for now

The timing was confirmed by a second source familiar with the matter. The special prosecutor's office has been focusing on past foreign lobbying by former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and ex-White House national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • Brent crude premium to WTI lures record United States flows
Brent crude premium to WTI lures record United States flows

US crude futures rose $1.26, or 2.39%, to $53.90 a barrel - an eight-month high . Crude Oil prices struggled for direction as investors weighed the recent uptick in US crude supplies and production against growing expectations that Opec would extend its supply-cut agreement amid bullish comments from Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma...

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  • Pink or blue? Jessica Alba reveals the gender of her 3rd child
Pink or blue? Jessica Alba reveals the gender of her 3rd child

During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon later on Wednesday night, Jessica shared that she is "super stoked" to be having a baby boy, though she's been battling some different food cravings this time around. "[Warren] and I are officially going to be outnumbered", she captioned the precious pic. "I actually dream about...

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  • 'Bad Rabbit' ransomware hits networks in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany
'Bad Rabbit' ransomware hits networks in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team said late Tuesday it "has received multiple reports of ransomware infections ... in many countries around the world". The malware has already contaminated systems in Russia , Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey and Japan. Internet users are being warned to look at Adobe Flash updates with a high degree...

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  • Family says Trump sent $25K promised after soldier's death
Family says Trump sent $25K promised after soldier's death

Chris and Jessie Baldridge, whose son Dillon died in June in Afghanistan , spoke exclusively with ABC11 after the check was delivered via FedEx from President Trump's NY address to their home in Zebulon, North Carolina. Another White House official claims that getting the promised $25,000 personal check from Trump to the fallen soldier's f...

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  • American officials investigating after Air Canada flight lands without approval
American officials investigating after Air Canada flight lands without approval

In an audio recording, you can hear air traffic control tell the pilots to "go around" five times within 30 seconds, but the pilots never acknowledged the order. PDT (0626 GMT). A radar replay showed the preceding arrival was in fact clear of the runway when Air Canada landed, he added. In July , at the same San Francisco International Airpo...

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  • Taco Bell testing 'Kit-Kat Chocoladilla' quesadilla on select menus
Taco Bell testing 'Kit-Kat Chocoladilla' quesadilla on select menus

It was tested past year in the UK. Brand Eating notes that the United Kingdom and a few other countries overseas got the first taste of the chocolatey quesadillas a year ago, where the limited-time offering treats were called "Chocodillas".

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  • Tesla's Shanghai plant may be first wholly-owned facility in China
Tesla's Shanghai plant may be first wholly-owned facility in China

Persuading Tesla to manufacture cars within Shanghai , while at the same time pay tariffs on the same, would be a big coup for the government. The new facility will be Tesla's first real footprint in China's fast growing electric auto market, with the company's current presence only coming in the form of sales offices.

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  • Can Aadhaar be linked with bank accounts? SC to decide
Can Aadhaar be linked with bank accounts? SC to decide

Reports in media were doing the rounds which stated that it is not mandatory for the Aadhar card to be linked with bank accounts but RBI has made an official statement over it. Small accounts can still be opened without the Aadhaar cards. It said in a statement the requirement remained in force under anti-money laundering rules.

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  • Gold Star father: Trump Was Respectful
Gold Star father: Trump Was Respectful

It comes amid a row over the President's reported remarks to the widow of a soldier who was killed in action in Niger this month, Sergeant La David Johnson. Later Wednesday, the White House confirmed the president's call and gift, insisting "the check has been sent", the Post noted. He boasts: "I think I've called every family of someo...

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  • Insane bids for Amazon headquarters location
Insane bids for Amazon headquarters location

The company promised 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in infrastructure investment. Seventy-three community groups from cities across the US have signed onto a "wish list" for Amazon in an open letter. Gary could have a strong chance to get Amazon's attention, McDermott said, and the city has the necessary acreage, room for growth and an airport. H...

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  • United Kingdom retail sales growth slows more than expected
United Kingdom retail sales growth slows more than expected

Excluding auto fuel, retail sales climbed 1.6 percent, which was slower than the 2.6 percent increase seen in August. ONS senior statistician Kate Davies said: "September's retail sales saw a monthly decline of 0.8%, reversing August's growth".

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  • Household squeeze as inflation hits highest level for five years
Household squeeze as inflation hits highest level for five years

United Kingdom retail sales fell more than expected last month, official figures confirmed on Thursday, further muddying the waters over whether the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month. There was also evidence of inflation in the IMRG Capgemini figures. "Taking a longer term view the United Kingdom consumer has actually been rel...

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  • Donald Trump Is Not The First President To Send Someone A Check
Donald Trump Is Not The First President To Send Someone A Check

Chris Baldridge said that, for him, it's less about the money and more about feeling like his country let him down after his son was killed by the Afghan soldier he was training. A White House spokesperson, speaking on background, said the check has been "in the pipeline" since the President's conversation with the father.

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  • British pound sinks as BOE members signal unwillingness to raise rates
British pound sinks as BOE members signal unwillingness to raise rates

The rise in September signifies that inflation in the quarter has exceeded the Bank of England's forecast of 2.7 percent in the third quarter, made at the time of the August Inflation Report. The 15% or so drop in the pound against a range of currencies has ratcheted up the cost of imported goods such as food and energy. The employment report a...

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  • Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups
Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups

Ford is recalling 1.3 million F-series pickup trucks, the best selling vehicle in America, for a door latch problem that could allow the door to open while the truck is moving. The F-Series pickups are huge profit drivers for Ford and are usually the best-selling vehicles in the United States every year. Weigandt said Ford's decision to issue a r...

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  • Aldi, Lidl keep adding United Kingdom market share: Kantar
Aldi, Lidl keep adding United Kingdom market share: Kantar

The value of supermarket sales has increased by 3.1 per cent compared to a year ago, according to new figures by Kantar Worldpanel . Sainsbury's sales were up 1.9 percent and Asda saw growth of 1.8 percent, it said. J Sainsbury PLC's (SBRY.LN) market share in the 12 weeks ended October 8 fell to 15.8%, from 16%, while sales have increased 1.9...

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  • Drone collides with passenger plane above Quebec City airport
Drone collides with passenger plane above Quebec City airport

Transport minister Marc Garneau said in a statement: "Although the vast majority of drone operators fly responsibly, it was our concern for incidents like this that prompted me to take action and issue interim safety measures restricting where recreational drones could be flown I would like to remind drone operators that endangering the safety ...

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