• Starbucks shuts 8,000 United States stores to train staff after ‘racist’ incident
Starbucks shuts 8,000 United States stores to train staff after ‘racist’ incident

The corporation provided the training material to those licensees so they have the option to make it available to their employees. Find out which stores are closing and when right here . Mayor Jim Kenney also gave a statement in regards to the settlement, saying that, "Rather than spending time , money, and resources to engage in a potentially ...

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  • White House slaps 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods
White House slaps 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

The investment restrictions and strengthened export controls will aim to curb Chinese acquisition of "industrially significant" technology and will be announced by June 30. Trump has bemoaned the massive United States trade deficit with China as evidence that Beijing has been complicit in abusive trading practices. Chinese state media criticize...

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  • JAB to Buy Sandwich Chain Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint
JAB to Buy Sandwich Chain Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

That means each worker will receive more than $1,300. British sandwich and coffee shop chain Pret A Manger was sold for $2 billion (1.5 billion pounds) on Tuesday to an investment fund of Germany's billionaire Reimann family, as part of a global acquisition spree aimed at challenging Nestle (NESN.S) in the coffee sector.

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  • Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day
Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

On May 15, the price of petrol was increased by 17 paise a litre and that of diesel by 21 paise a litre in Delhi . The present oil price hike is due to three main factors. After a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus, oil marketing firms have been increasing petrol and diesel prices everyday since May 14. RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams said: ...

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  • This historical crude oil development to drive demand, prices, to the roof
This historical crude oil development to drive demand, prices, to the roof

Oil prices were lower on Monday after falling steeply in the previous session, pressured by a potential easing in the production cuts enforced by OPEC in the past year. Higher crude prices are starting to affect demand, Daniel Yergin, vice-chairman of consultancy IHS Markit, had said on Friday. "Unlike other specification changes seen by the ind...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian malware attack on 'thousands' of routers
Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian malware attack on 'thousands' of routers

The agency says "foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide by using VPNFilter malware". Anyone with a small or home office router is asked to reboot the device as a preventative measure. The FBI also advised owners to disable remote management settings on devices and...

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  • Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election
Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election

But the party made a decision to allow Kinga Surma to remain as the candidate, the source said. By saying he will sign members up without them paying, Matthews said that means someone else is paying, which "violates election laws against secret donations".

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  • SKorea Media: June 1 North-South Meeting Back On
SKorea Media: June 1 North-South Meeting Back On

Then the summit was off. -North Korea working-level talks this weekend could still take place. Trump withdrew from the summit Thursday, but has left open the possibility that the two leaders could still meet. He was quoted as saying he was "perplexed by the decision". "The meeting is only the second between South Korea's Moon Jae-in and the Nor...

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  • Drivers hit the road for Memorial Day despite higher gas prices, temperatures
Drivers hit the road for Memorial Day despite higher gas prices, temperatures

The Auto Club says the worst traffic of the entire weekend is expected on Friday, May 25, between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Motorists were paying $2.40 for gas in New Jersey at this time past year. "Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year", Dodds said. The three-day Memorial Day weekend in the United States marks the de facto ...

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  • Brent Crude Goes Below $80 As Russia Plans Increase In Oil Production
Brent Crude Goes Below $80 As Russia Plans Increase In Oil Production

The Russian and Saudi Arabian ministers are reportedly considering supply increases of up to 1 million barrels per day. Brent Crude fell to $76.43 per barrel and WTI Crude to $68.03 around 1545 GMT. Petersburg economic forum. Sources familiar with the matter said a rise of about 1 million bpd would mean compliance would be at about 100 per ce...

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  • Netflix tops Disney market value, becoming No. 1 media stock
Netflix tops Disney market value, becoming No. 1 media stock

The company's success demonstrates that its bet on original content - shows like " Stranger Things ", "Orange is the New Black, "The Crown" and " 13 Reasons Why " - has paid off". Over the past year, Netflix's stock has increased 80 percent - more than any other company in the S&P 500 - while Disney's shares are down 5 percent.

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  • NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash
NTSB: Uber’s sensors worked; its software utterly failed in fatal crash

The report indicates the vehicle observed the pedestrian six seconds before the collision, but had low confidence as to what it was seeing. Uber says it's conducting an internal safety review of its self-driving vehicle program and plans to incorporate the NTSB's findings into its self-driving systems.

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  • Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank
Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

At a signing ceremony at the White House, Trump said the legislation "rolls back the crippling Dodd-Frank regulations that are crushing community banks and credit unions nationwide". The president had expressed his goal of having a relief bill passed by Memorial Day. Banks with less than $10 billion in assets are exempted from a host of regulatio...

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  • Elon Musk wants to name his journalist-rating site after Communist newspaper
Elon Musk wants to name his journalist-rating site after Communist newspaper

The 46-year-old billionaire has been particularly sensitive about negative coverage of recent Tesla crashes that have made headlines, including a fiery March wreck that saw the driver of a Model X die after hitting a concrete median while in Autopilot mode.

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  • Why you'll pay a lot more for gas this Memorial Day weekend
Why you'll pay a lot more for gas this Memorial Day weekend

Although the price at the pump will likely continue to rise as it typically does in the run-up to the Fourth, Mosher said that climb should be less drastic due to the sharp and early increase in prices before Memorial Day. "It's starting to cause some sticker shock and maybe some resentment". "The Federal Trade Commission has found this cycle, th...

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  • Tesla To Settle Class Action With Buyers Over Autopilot Billed As 'Safer'
Tesla To Settle Class Action With Buyers Over Autopilot Billed As 'Safer'

Even though the settlement only covers USA customers, Tesla said it would compensate "all customers globally in the same way". Tesla's Autopilot system has come under increased scrutiny in recent months after two Tesla drivers died in crashes in which Autopilot was engaged.

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  • Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport
Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport

Tampa Fire and Rescue was called to the airport and helped deliver the puppies. The father of the puppies - a dog named Golden Nugget - was also present at the scene of the delivery. Other passengers came and went, casually sipping their coffees and charging their phones as they watched puppy after puppy delivered on the carpet, airport spokeswoman...

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  • Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise
Fiat Chrysler warns 5.3M owners: Don't use the cruise

No injuries have been reported, and the issue has reportedly only happened once. The Italian-American automaker advised customers driving select Ram pickups, Jeep SUVs and Chrysler and Dodge brand models to avoid using cruise control until the software in their vehicles is upgraded.

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  • High-level U.S., North Korea meeting not canceled despite uncertainty
High-level U.S., North Korea meeting not canceled despite uncertainty

Earlier on Friday, Trump welcomed the statement as "warm and productive". "We will see what happens", he said . "We have got. possibly some good news on the Korea summit, where it may, if our diplomats can pull it off, may have it back on", he told reporters.

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  • Opposition spokesman urges focus on new rules that take effect today
Opposition spokesman urges focus on new rules that take effect today

The regulation expands the scope of what companies must consider personal data , and it requires them to closely track data they have stored on European Union residents. "The problem for banks and payment service providers is that if we are non-compliant with GDPR , which could be triggered by compliance with PSD2, we have to potentially pay up...

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