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Airline Company Sells First-Class Tickets At Economy Rates

Airline Company Sells First-Class Tickets At Economy Rates The tickets, which included a leg to London, Zurich or Frankfurt through partner airlines, are available for just US$1512 (NZ$2213) - normally it is US$16,000 (NZ$23,417). Around New Year's day, Cathay sold such discounted round-trip, business-class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the U.S., and later said it would honor the fares. [Full Article...]

Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram

Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram According to the auto of the Year guidelines, the awards recognize the most outstanding vehicles of the year innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The G70 is the second Genesis model to win the award. A new category was added in 2017, titled Utility of the Year. The finalist for the award were unveiled at the LA Auto Show. [Full Article...]

Jobs to go as M&S close three more stores in the east

Jobs to go as M&S close three more stores in the east Sacha Berendji, Retail, Operations and Property Director at Marks & Spencer said: "We're continuing to transform M&S with pace and as part of this we are making good progress with our plans to close over 100 stores - radically reshaping our store estate to become more relevant for our customers". [Full Article...]

Brexit vote defeat: What happens now?

Brexit vote defeat: What happens now? The battle now is over not whether May loses, but how badly. The small Northern Irish DUP party, which props up May's minority government and had said it would oppose the deal, said it would back her in the no-confidence vote. Theresa May gave herself 24 hours to save her premiership after her Brexit deal fell to the worst defeat by suffered by any government in British political history. [Full Article...]

Why have a Big Mac when you can have a Supermac?

Why have a Big Mac when you can have a Supermac? The fast food firm applied to the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) on April 11, 2017 to ask it to cancel "Mc" related trademarks registered by McDonald's, claiming the USA company engaged in trademark bullying . The ruling can be appealed all the way to the EU's highest court in Luxembourg, and McDonald's plans to fight. "We're delighted. It's a unique victory when you take on the gold... [Full Article...]

Huawei's Founder Breaks Years of Silence Amid US Attacks

Huawei's Founder Breaks Years of Silence Amid US Attacks And last week, Poland security services charged a Huawei manager with espionage against the country on behalf of China. "And I think that's conducive for the development of industries in the United States ". "I don't see a close connection between my personal political beliefs and the businesses of Huawei", he added . "But you have to treat well the companies and countries so that they are wil... [Full Article...]

VW and Ford may work together on EVs and autonomous vehicles

VW and Ford may work together on EVs and autonomous vehicles The agreement exists exclusively to mitigate vehicle development costs. But Edmunds analyst Jessica Caldwell cautioned that VW and Ford would have to forge a deeper partnership if they were to realize the full benefits of an alliance. Herbert Diess and Ford CEO Jim Hackett confirmed that the companies intend to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups for global markets beginn... [Full Article...]

House rejects Democrats' bill to reopen government

House rejects Democrats' bill to reopen government The Democrats want Trump and their Republican colleagues to agree to reopen the closed government agencies before the two sides continue the debate over what to do at the border, but so far Republicans have shown no interest in that path. [Full Article...]

Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp

Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp Canada's Goldcorp Inc .is being swallowed by United States gold major Newmont Mining Corporation in a friendly all-stock acquisition valued at $10-billion. The combined group would also have the largest reserves and resources in the global gold industry, according to the companies. ( NEM .N) in a deal announced Monday, which sparked concerns about the future of gold mining in Canada. [Full Article...]

Pizzas Across The Border For Controllers

Pizzas Across The Border For Controllers In addition to Anchorage, Cormier collected enough to buy pies for controllers in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tuesday, they will begin greeting passengers at airports nationwide, including Cleveland Hopkins International. Canadian Air Traffic Control Association president Peter Duffey says tower staff at YVR, Victoria, Kelowna and several other airports have played their part. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lawmakers reject Brexit deal in 432-202 vote

United Kingdom lawmakers reject Brexit deal in 432-202 vote The Conservatives already lost their previous majority in the 2017 election, and only remained in power after forging a governing coalition with the Democratic Unionists, a right-wing Protestant party in Northern Ireland. "A vote against this deal is a vote for nothing more than uncertainty, division and the very real risk of no deal or no Brexit at all". 'I have tabled a motion of no confidence... [Full Article...]

Passengers dealing with long lines at Hartsfield-Jackson's TSA checkpoints

Passengers dealing with long lines at Hartsfield-Jackson's TSA checkpoints Travellers are prevented from entering a closed down terminal at the Miami International Airport. "Because why would you work without pay?" A spokesperson from Chicago's O'Hare Airport said that officials have "contingency plans" prepared that they hope will mitigate the problem and keep security lines moving. [Full Article...]

Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned by shutdown

Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned by shutdown Trump tweeted "Getting ready to address the Farm Convention today in Nashville , Tennessee". They can't apply for financial aid the federal government is giving farmers hurt by Trump's trade policies because of the shutdown. For Lehman, it's like a one-two punch. The president was greeted at the airport by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, whose department is among those affected by the s... [Full Article...]

Government shutdown impacting breweries, wineries and distilleries

Government shutdown impacting breweries, wineries and distilleries That delay doesn't just hurt the beer drinker as they wait for the new flavors, it hurts the business financially. 21, the TTB had received 192,279 label applications since the start of 2018. "I think about all the spring releases that are going to be coming out soon". "It's that first step and if they don't have that they can't move forward", Bailey said. [Full Article...]

"Good To Have Ties With India, China, Russia And Japan": Donald Trump

Imports of American goods rose just 0.7 percent over 2017. At the same time, China's imports from Russian Federation grew by 42.7 percent, reaching $59.08 billion. soybeans with a 25 percent retaliatory import tariff this summer. Washington has been clamouring for an end to the forced transfer - and even theft - of American technology and intellectual property, as well as steep government subs... [Full Article...]

FDA stops routine produce inspections due to shutdown

FDA stops routine produce inspections due to shutdown While the FDA isn't doing inspections at manufacturing plants and food processors, Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health's environmental health division isn't affected by the shutdown. Also worth noting is that the FDA does not oversee all domestic food inspections. "We should have the mechanisms in place next week", Gottlieb said via Twitter , regarding high-risk inspections. [Full Article...]

Cadillac shows off its nameless-for-now first full electric

Cadillac shows off its nameless-for-now first full electric That would be an all-new, fully electric vehicle for Cadillac. According to the company-issued report, this Cadillac EV will be based on GM's next-gen EV architecture. Overall, Cadillac will introduce new models at the rate of roughly one every six months through 2021. It can accommodate front-, rear-, or all-wheel drive configurations, and the battery system output can be varied depending on th... [Full Article...]

Mnangagwa flies as Zimbabwe burns, General CHIWENGA takes over

Mnangagwa flies as Zimbabwe burns, General CHIWENGA takes over Riot police tried to quell demonstrations in the western suburbs of Emakhandeni and Luveve, firing warning shots and tear gas, but the protesters remained defiant. ZCTU called upon Zimbabweans to stay away from their workplaces, businesses and schools from Monday to Wednesday, as a way of protesting "the general astronomical price increases since a year ago against stagnant salaries". [Full Article...]

Embattled PG&E To File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Embattled PG&E To File For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The departure of Williams, 57, was announced Sunday, hours before the company said it was notifying workers it could file for bankruptcy within weeks. The Legislature a year ago gave PG&E a partial bailout, instructing the Public Utilities Commission to take utilities' finances into account when deciding whether to let ratepayers absorb any of the costs of wildfire claims. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's Bad Week Gets Worse as SpaceX Lays off 600 People

Elon Musk's Bad Week Gets Worse as SpaceX Lays off 600 People The company earns tens of millions of dollars per launch. "This action is taken only due to the extraordinarily hard challenges ahead and would not otherwise be necessary, " the company said in a statement . The Starship is SpaceX's new class of super-heavy launch vehicle that will replace the company's current crop of products, and will allow for potential missions around the Moon and to M... [Full Article...]


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