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Back-to-work legislation to end Ontario college strike delayed until Friday


Wynne met with both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council (CEC) on Thursday after union members overwhelming voted against a contract offer. "I completely sympathize with our students who have been caught in this strike for more than four weeks". "We stand with hundreds of thousands of college students when we say 'enough already.' Let's get back to the bargaining table and complete these negotiations". Read More »

Subject now suspect after new video surfaces from Seminole Heights


Law enforcement spent Tuesday canvassing the Seminole Heights neighborhood, shutting down streets and knocking on doors. "I repeat, were are now calling this person a suspect and we need to know who this person is". They also asked residents to check their gun safes to make sure their guns were accounted for, on the chance that a loved one is the killer and has been using one of their weapons. Read More »

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota


Crews shut down the pipeline about 6 a.m., according to the company's website , after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation. TransCanada is providing State and Federal regulators, including the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the National Response Center (NRC), with accurate and confirmed information on an ongoing basis. Read More »

Oil falls for a third day, knocked by rising USA output

OPEC forecast higher demand for its oil in 2018 and said its production-cutting deal with rival producers was reducing excess oil in storage, pointing to an even tighter global market next year. The West Texas Intermediate for December delivery was up 0.02 USA dollar to settle at 56.76 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for January delivery lost 0.36 dollar to close at 63.16 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange. Read More »

India's October retail inflation touches seven-month high


INFLATION remained at a five-year high of three per cent last month, putting continued strain on the budgets of United Kingdom households. The rate was 4.2% in October 2016. Both wholesale and retail prices edged up in the month of October led by firming up of food prices, especially in the vegetables segment, said FICCI President Pankaj Patel. Read More »

Missouri attorney general launches an anti-trust investigation against Google


Hawley said that his preliminary investigation suggests that Google may not be accurately disclosing how much data it collects about customers and that people don't have a meaningful choice to opt out of Google's data collection. In the announcement, Hawley's office emphasized the historic $2.7 billion in fines leveled by the European Union against Google for its anti-trust practices and a complaint filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center with the Federal Trade Commission on ... Read More »

Index of Industrial Production registers growth in September


The estimate came after figures from the Office for National Statistics showed industrial output in September growing at its fastest pace this year, while activity on building sites stalled. "Given that manufacturing represents a relatively small share of the United Kingdom economy, the persistent weakness in consumer spending is a bigger consideration for the Bank of England ", ING economist James Smith said. Read More »

Rupert Murdoch twice discussed CNN with AT&T CEO


But government lawyers appear to have some reservations about the deal as proposed, and they could seek to force a combined AT&T and Time Warner to sell Turner. Delrahim has said he prefers "structural" changes to a deal, like selling off assets, rather than having the government monitor a company's promises to abide by certain conditions, as was done with Comcast. Read More »

Uber Wants To Bring Its Flying Taxis To Traffic-Congested Los Angeles


Uber planned to introduce flying taxi fleets in April which will be called as uberair . "In this case, technology will allow LA residents to literally fly over the city's historically bad traffic, giving them time back to use in far more productive ways, whether more leisure time with friends and family or more time to work", said Holden. Read More »

EU's Vestager seeking details on Apple's recent tax set-up


Coverage of the documents is being coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists , which has shared them with major media outlets including The New York Times , The Guardian and the BBC . That is less than a sixth of the average rate of corporation tax in the world. Apple on Monday responded to the claims, suggesting that the move was part of its corporate restructuring to comply with Ireland's rules and to ensure that "tax obligations and payments to the U.S. Read More »

Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes the world's fastest production auto


At the same time, I'm extremely jealous of the pure, unfiltered speed driver Niklas Lilja must have felt. Lau also said that, since the event wasn't a tightly embargoed automaker event, some misinformation was leaking throughout the day - like a reported top speed of 291 miles per hour. Read More »

Waymo pulls engineer from driver's seat on public roads


Passengers will initially be accompanied in the back seat by a Waymo employee, but will eventually travel alone in the robotic vehicle. Waymo CEO John Krafcik has revealed that the company has been testing its self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona without a human driver since mid-October. Read More »