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Canadian auto workers pick General Motors as strike target Canadian auto workers pick General Motors as strike target
- September 07, 2016

Unifor president Jerry Dias has said that securing new investment in Canadian assembly facilities is the union's top priority. He said, "If we're going to have a dust-up, we might as well have it immediately". "A strike is on the agenda, but I don't think it's going to happen", Shaiken said. "We are not under any circumstance going to sign a collective agreement with General Motors unless there is a firm commitment to St. (more...)
Portugal loses first qualifier after Euro '16
- September 07, 2016

Christian Kabasele was an unused substitute as Belgium were 3-0 winners in Cyprus , and is still waiting for his first worldwide cap. Elsewhere in that group, Sweden held the Netherlands to a 1-1 draw with a Wesley Sneijder goal cancelling out a chip from Marcus Berg, while Bulgaria beat Luxembourg 4-3 thanks to an injury-time victor from former Aston Villa winger Aleksandar Tonev. (more...)
Nicola Sturgeon to launch new drive for Scottish independence
- September 07, 2016

While 52% of Britons voted to leave the European Union at the 23 June referendum, 62% of Scottish voters voted in favour of remaining in Europe. "To ensure that the voice of everyone in Scotland is heard in these changed times, I am today launching Scotland's biggest ever political listening exercise ", Sturgeon is due to announce in Stirling today. (more...)
Tel Aviv Building Collapse: 2 dead, several trapped
- September 07, 2016

JERUSALEM (CNN) - A Tel Aviv parking garage collapsed Monday, killing at least two people and trapping about 20 others, officials said. He said that brought down a crane, which then caused part of a building to collapse as well. The building was located adjacent to a hospital and other edifices housing high-tech offices and restaurants in Ramat Hahayal, an upmarket neighborhood of Tel Aviv . (more...)
Houston Ship Channel closed after tanker fire, fuel spill Houston Ship Channel closed after tanker fire, fuel spill
- September 07, 2016

The fire is out, but one mile of the ship channel remains closed at this time south of the Battleship Texas. The U.S. Coast Guard Houston Vessel Traffic Service said it would commence with tow vessel transit outbound from Old River and San Jacinto River. (more...)
Bombardier Inc Cuts Back On CSeries Delivery Forecast Bombardier Inc Cuts Back On CSeries Delivery Forecast
- September 07, 2016

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has grappled with parts-supply delays for its new "geared turbofan" engines, which are offered on Bombardier's CSeries planes. But Bombardier said it still expects to produce 90 to 120 of the CSeries aircraft a year by 2020. The news is the latest setback for the company, which swung to a loss on lower revenue in its latest quarter ended June 30. (more...)
EPA shuts down 17 wells in Osage Nation after Oklahoma quake EPA shuts down 17 wells in Osage Nation after Oklahoma quake
- September 07, 2016

As oil production surged in Oklahoma, with the Scoop and Stack areas among the most sought new plays in the country, so did the disposal of wastewater from fractured fields. Gov. Mary Fallin has declared a state of emergency in Pawnee County. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation inspected roads and 180 bridges within a 30-mile radius of the epicenter and says all were found to be safe. (more...)
The Statistics Don't Lie: CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS) Earnings Preview The Statistics Don't Lie: CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS) Earnings Preview
- September 07, 2016

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of DUK. Guardian Capital LP boosted its stake in shares of Duke Energy Corp.by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. The company earned $5.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.71 billion. For the reporting quarter, equity analysts expect the stock to deliver $1.54 in earnings per share (EPS). (more...)
Saudi Arabia's top cleric says Iranians are 'not Muslims' Saudi Arabia's top cleric says Iranians are 'not Muslims'
- September 07, 2016

The Saudi king holds the title of "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques", and his oversight of the hajj and administration of Medina-revered as the burial site of the Prophet Muhammad and the second-holiest city in Islam after Mecca-are sources of great prestige across the Muslim world. (more...)
British Airways apologises for delays after 'worldwide computer outage'
- September 07, 2016

On Tuesday morning, London time, the British Airways said their flights are returning back to normal. The airline said passengers were able to check in at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports "although it is taking longer than usual". The scale of the problem was not immediately clear, but customers expressed frustration online from multiple airports in the US. It wasn't immediately clear how many flights were affected. (more...)
Rosberg wins in Monza; Hamilton has bad start to finish 2nd Rosberg wins in Monza; Hamilton has bad start to finish 2nd
- September 07, 2016

Hamilton began the race in very bad fashion, slipping from pole to sixth. But on race day it all went wrong at the start and he soon found himself playing catch-up in search of his 50th career win. Kunal Shah is a former racer who was responsible for the Force India F1 Team's business in India for over five years. He is contracted with the team through the 2018 season. (more...)
PayPal expands its partnership with Mastercard PayPal expands its partnership with Mastercard
- September 07, 2016

PayPal will not encourage Mastercard cardholders to link to a bank account via ACH. The new MasterCard partnership announced today, and the one with Visa, announced this past July , will allow users to pay using funds from their PayPal account while at a store's counter, but use Visa or MasterCard's technologies, supported by most PoS software, to handle the transaction. (more...)
Cox Predicts Trump Success in NY
- September 07, 2016

The Morning News has not endorsed a Democrat for president in seven decades and has backed every GOP nominee since Richard Nixon in 1968. Trump is "at odds with almost every GOP ideal this newspaper holds dear", the letter continued, before concluding, "Donald Trump is no Republican and is certainly no conservative". (more...)
Hermine kills 2 in northward march along East Coast
- September 07, 2016

The US East Coast faces a potential mix of dangerously high winds and heavy rains over the long holiday weekend as Tropical Storm Hermine ploughed up the Atlantic Coast on Saturday, leaving a path of destruction in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. (more...)
UK's Theresa May says Brexit may bring hard times
- September 07, 2016

May, who has promised to tighten border controls, said on Sunday she does not favor a points-based system that screens applicants on the basis of factors such as education and skills. At the weekend, as the G20 summit in China got under way, Japan issued a memo listing demands, including continued trade with no customs duties, and harmonised regulations and standards between the United Kingdom and EU. (more...)
Apple says several billion dollars set aside for USA taxes
- September 07, 2016

On that basis, and despite Tim Cook's protestations that Apple will ultimately have a 26% corporate tax rate when its deferred United States taxes come home to roost, our tax authorities and political leaders knew Apple wasn't just using Ireland as a tax channel for this key corporate branch, because they liked Cork. (more...)
Syria activists: Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo
- September 07, 2016

The reports could not be independently verified. The Syrian government has always denied using chemical weapons. The opposition Aleppo Media Centre charged on its Twitter account that Sukkari was the target of a chlorine attack. The Civil Defence accused the government of two other suspected chlorine gas attacks in August. In lower doses, it can damage lungs or cause severe breathing difficulties and other symptoms, including vomiting and nausea. (more...)
Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump will 'make America hate again'
- September 07, 2016

Still she added: "To be fair, Trump is being held to no standards at all". To refer to the modern Republican Party as the "Party of Lincoln" is a political travesty, as is the attempt to present the Trump phenomenon as something totally alien to the political establishment in general and the Republican Party in particular. (more...)
Tesla extends electric auto range to over 300 miles
- September 07, 2016

That's compared to the 253 mile range offered by Tesla's current battery, the P90D. The new battery option will extend the range of the Model S to 315 miles per charge, making it the first electric vehicle on the market to exceed 300 miles of range. (more...)
Renee Zellweger Took a Break From Hollywood Because She Craved Normalcy Renee Zellweger Took a Break From Hollywood Because She Craved Normalcy
- September 07, 2016

And now, she is back again to star in Bridget Jones's Baby. As for Zellweger, whose looks and love life have been subjected to even more intense scrutiny than Bridget's over the years, she rises admirably to the challenge of playing her most famous character in middle age. (more...)

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