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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it was rejecting a petition by Ford Motor Co to delay recall of about 3 million vehicles with potentially
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Tech Review: Here’s a look at two external batteries that are a little larger than you might expect — the myCharge Adventure Ultra and the Ecoflow River Mobile Power Station
Two-thirds admit to streaming movies and TV shows outside the home. And 12 percent who watch in public have done so in public restrooms.
Two-thirds of Americans stream movies and TV shows outside the home. And 12 percent who watch in public have done so in public restrooms.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to end the week on a muted note on Friday, with major indexes slipping modestly, as investors weighed the fate of the Republicans' tax cut plan.
OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government is allocating up to $327.6 million over five years and $100 million a year after that to fight gun ......
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is scrapping its plan to release its new internet-connected speaker in time for the holiday season. The delay announced Friday means Apple’s HomePod speaker wonR
OTTAWA - Canada's new commitment to United Nations peacekeeping has left some international observers questioning whether it will be enough to accomplish another big foreign policy goal: eventually wi
Irish carrier Aer Lingus will begin nonstop Seattle-Dublin service on May 18, 2018. Passengers on Seattle-bound flights will go through U.S. customs and immigration before departing the Dublin airpor
Irish carrier Aer Lingus will begin nonstop Seattle-Dublin service on May 18, 2018. Passengers on Seattle-bound flights will go through U.S. customs and immigration before departing the Dublin airpor
Representatives of the Tradition and Order movement put up a poster in the Verkhovna Rada with a demand to arrest a people’s deputy from the Opposition Bloc Mykola Skoryk. Read more here. The po
The Trump administration’s signals have hurt Time Warner shares. But there is money to be made if last month’s pricing was more accurate than today’s.
The Investec Australia Property Fund, has raised about R650million through an oversubscribed accelerated book build.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.9 percent in October as the state’s jobless rate continued a climb that began in July. The Indiana Department of Workf
The state is the first to have businesses that don’t offer their own plans automatically enroll workers for a payroll deduction. Workers can opt out.
Many took the trouble of mall, retail and restaurant stocks in a steadily growing economy as a sign of their impeding doom. The smart money is beginning to put billions behind a different trade: It's
Governments are targeting the end of the internal combustion engine, but car buyers are not rushing to the idea as automakers make huge investment.
Volkswagen balked at recalling about 618,000 vehicles in 2015 for an airbag defect. Now the feds are investigating whether the recall worked and covered enough vehicles.
When Gretchen Carlson, a former Fox News anchor who now campaigns against sexual harassment, took the stage at a TED event this month, she described 2017 as a tipping point in the fight against workpl
A new Facebook game asks you to "Reply with a GIF," so you can express deep emotions that words just can't.             
Shares of Stitch Fix Inc., an online clothing styling service, initially jumped in its stock market debut Friday but then lost most of its gains as the day continued. And the company sold fewer sh
Listed Orion Real Estate expects to report a 288percent decline in earnings a share to a loss of 0.62cents in the year to June.
In a break from similar cases, Texas courts are ruling cheerleaders can share on-field religious messages at public school games.
General Electric Aviation has been awarded a contract worth more than $143.4 million for the procurement of 22 engines for the CH-53K helicopter.
TORONTO - The ex-girlfriend of one of two men accused of murdering a young Toronto woman and burning her remains in a massive animal incinerator says she once saw the ......
With the help of a “run right” board and a conveyor for traveling between floors, a shift lead keeps processes at Quaker Oats running smoothly.
TORONTO - A Toronto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for claiming nearly $1 million in Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax refunds to which ...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking from Freedom Debt Relief compensation for consumers.              
CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. says work is well underway to clean up a sizeable oil leak on its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota that occurred days before a vote on ...
Caesars Entertainment Corp., one month out of bankruptcy, has agreed to buy Centaur Holdings LLC for $1.7 billion.
HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 915. That’s up from the 588 rigs that were active a year ago. Houston oilfield
Thousands of self-balancing scooters, referred to as hoverboards, are being recalled this week because their batteries can overheat and explode. Other recalled consumer products include crossbows and
Troubled toymaker Hornby has confirmed plans to raise £12m through a fresh equity placing meant to help shore up its balance sheet and fund the purchase of its new boss's business.
OTTAWA - A psychiatrist who has treated terror suspect Mohamed Harkat for the last eight years says the refugee from Algeria is unlikely to commit violent acts. Dr. Colin Cameron has ...
China's reform drive is winning plaudits from economists who are increasingly confident that excesses can be tackled without derailing growth.
By 2040, the world will need to add the equivalent of India and China’s current energy system to meet the demands of a surging global population and rising incomes. Among all other forms of energy,
California added 31,700 net new jobs in October.
Grant Pinkerton's aim is to bring country barbecue from the city back to the country. And to someday no longer live right above the store.
Conor McGregor's coach says the UFC lightweight champion won't return to the octagon for several more months.
Investors have pumped another $98 million (€82m) into Deliveroo, bringing its fundraising total to $482 million (€408m).
It's back to the future for bank rules. What do you believe will happen?
Greenbay Properties is evaluating direct infrastructure opportunities in Europe.
(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes were under pressure on Friday as investors were skeptical about the Republicans' efforts to pass the tax bill.
Michigan-based Meijer said Tesla’s electric trucks could save money and reduce the retailer’s carbon footprint             
WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars.
Two months after reaching an agreement to purchase the Houston Rockets and Toyota Center, Tilman Fertitta is exploring the possibility of adding a National Hockey League team.
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc shares rose on Friday as analysts questioned how soon Chief Executive Elon Musk will have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development of an electric se
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in October, down from 5.1 percent in September and 5.3 percent in October 2016. The state Employment Development D
Jackson's Patricia Aaron doesn't have a "job" but she works.              
OTTAWA - The federal government's Taxpayers' Ombudsman says the Canada Revenue Agency needs more permanent base funding for a program that provides financial relief to taxpayers who fall behind on ...
HALIFAX - Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan kicked off the Halifax International Security Forum today by underscoring the importance of frank discussion amongst global leaders in a complex international
Mini organs grown in the laboratory could lead to quicker discovery and evaluation of new drugs for many diseases, including cancer.
Tax cuts that give rich people more money aren’t good for anyone, including the rich. Believing it will help them buy special things is a cognitive error.
Pallinghurst Resources announced that its executive director, Priyank Thapliyal, was taking up the role of chief executive of Jupiter Mines.
Florida’s unemployment rate hit a new 10-year low in October, at 3.6 percent, the lowest jobless rate since February 2007. The Orlando metro area clocked in 3.2 percent unemployment, down from 4.5 p
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The director of Puerto Rico’s power company resigned on Friday amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help
BERLIN (Reuters) - Siemens employees protested in various German cities on Friday against the company's proposal to cut 6,900 jobs, which a senior Siemens official said could be revised after negotia
The Murdochs are in talks with a variety of suitors interested in pieces of their empire. But will they sell, and would regulators let them?
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