• ABC sacks Michelle Guthrie as Managing Director
ABC sacks Michelle Guthrie as Managing Director

And why did The Australian break the news, thus insinuating the ABC's employees weren't among the first o know? "This decision has been driven by our commitment to deliver the best possible outcomes for our loyal audiences and the best possible experience for our own people", he said.

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  • Australian boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries
Australian boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said about 100 people had reported contaminated strawberries, although many of these may be hoaxes or false alarms. "Residents of Western Australia support the national industry". Both of New Zealand's major food distributors, Foodstuffs and Countdown, announced on Monday they are taking Australian strawberries ...

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  • India engages with US to ensure energy security amid Iran sanctions
India engages with US to ensure energy security amid Iran sanctions

The goal is to persuade Iran's leaders to stay in the nuclear deal for a few more years - perhaps long enough for Trump to be replaced and for a new USA president to rejoin the deal. Japan's Iranian oil imports increased year on year for the third consecutive month in July as refiners rushed to take cargoes before United States sanctions come into ...

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  • Oil prices rise amid drop in US stockpiles, supply worries
Oil prices rise amid drop in US stockpiles, supply worries

Oil prices moved upward on Wednesday after official data showed large draw in U.S crude oil and gasoline inventories and lower than expect build in distillates inventories, despite an increase in the US weekly crude oil production. OPEC members will meet with non-Opec countries, such as Russian Federation, over the weekend to examine their produc...

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  • Tesla Model 3 scores 5-stars in NHTSA crash tests
Tesla Model 3 scores 5-stars in NHTSA crash tests

The ratings provide information about crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles. Tesla has made controversial assertions about data related to the safety of Autopilot, and both the company and NHTSA have resisted releasing data to back up claims made in the wake of a fatal crash involving a Model X crossover in March.

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  • Tesco unveils new budget supermarket chain
Tesco unveils new budget supermarket chain

The ambition of Tesco is to launch in the next six months 10 to 15 stores Jack s in the United Kingdom, with an initial investment between 20 and 25 million pounds. "Jack's not going to immediately begin the market shares of the competition, in any case, considering the number of openings announced today", emphasizes Fraser McKevitt, an analyst a...

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  • Oil higher as US sanctions on Iran raise supply concerns
Oil higher as US sanctions on Iran raise supply concerns

Refineries in the United States consumed about 17.7 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil last week, while China's refiners used about 11.8 million bpd in August, according to government data from the countries. The escalating trade row is raising concerns about the potential for slower growth in oil consumption, offsetting supply concerns s...

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  • Coca-Cola wants to make weed-infused drinks
Coca-Cola wants to make weed-infused drinks

Coca-Cola is reportedly in talks with a Canada-based cannabis producer to make marijuana-infused beverages to help ease drinkers' inflammation and pain , according to a new report from BNN Bloomberg . "The THC beverages probably sit better with the beer makers, and maybe CBD fits better with Coke, in terms of playing off the health trend", sai...

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  • India airliner turns back due to bleeding passengers
India airliner turns back due to bleeding passengers

Dozens of passengers on an Indian domestic flight have complained of nosebleeds and ear pain when the aircraft suddenly lost cabin pressure after leaving Mumbai . Oxygen masks were deployed on a Jet Airways flight , traveling from Mumbai to Jaipur , India , Sept. 20, 2018. In a statement to Business Insider, Jet Airways said, "5 gue...

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  • Amazon plans up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021
Amazon plans up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Having almost 3,000 locations would make Amazon Go the third-largest convenience store chain in the USA, just under 7-Eleven and the parent company of Circle K, according to CSP, an industry publication . slid as much as 3.1 percent. What's more, Amazon has grown its advertising business 242 percent since 2017, eMarketer said. The company...

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  • Amazon launches 'Amazon Storefronts' for American-owned businesses
Amazon launches 'Amazon Storefronts' for American-owned businesses

To support the launch of Storefronts , Amazon is also debuting its first-ever national television commercial, featuring real businesses that sell on Amazon and showing how they get their products to customers all over the world. The new initiative is another way for Amazon to show it's helping small businesses, even as its facing growing complaint...

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  • Audi unveils an electric SUV and it's taking deposits now
Audi unveils an electric SUV and it's taking deposits now

From navigation with the e-tron route planner, which displays the appropriate route with the required charging points, automated billing at the charging station and all the way to remote control via smartphone - the Audi e-tron is extremely well connected.

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  • Jack Ma tears up plans to make 1m American jobs
Jack Ma tears up plans to make 1m American jobs

President Donald Trump past year in a high-profile meeting where he promised to create 1 million U.S.jobs linked to small merchants selling items on Alibaba platforms. One million jobs would be close to 1 per cent of all jobs in the USA - meaning that successfully delivering on the pledge would make Alibaba one of the country's largest private...

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  • Cathay Pacific pokes fun at its own spelling gaffe on its aircraft
Cathay Pacific pokes fun at its own spelling gaffe on its aircraft

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific caused a stir on social media Wednesday after accidentally spelling its name wrong on an airplane. "There should be a blank gap in between letters if it was a real mistake I think". Vimal Rai posted: "Great that you can have a laugh about this in public".

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  • The Justice Department Is Investigating Tesla For Fraud
The Justice Department Is Investigating Tesla For Fraud

The Justice Department has reportedly launched a criminal probe into Tesla following statements made by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter last month. In an emailed statement, Tesla admits that the Justice Department has asked them for documents and that the company is cooperating.

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  • McDonald's workers in 10 cities stage #MeToo strike
McDonald's workers in 10 cities stage #MeToo strike

Johnson now works for another McDonald's . Workers in Chicago , McDonald's home town, Durham, Kansas City , Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans , Orlando, San Francisco and St Louis will all walk out at lunchtime in an effort to highlight their struggle and call on the company to take action.

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  • Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs
Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs

President Trump ramped up his trade war with China even further on Tuesday - a day after he imposed tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods - vowing to strike with "great and fast economic retaliation" if Beijing reacts by "attacking" American workers loyal to him with tit-for-tat levies.

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  • McDonald's is giving away FREE cheeseburgers tomorrow
McDonald's is giving away FREE cheeseburgers tomorrow

The deal is good all day on September 18 and is for in-store orders only. McDonald's gave away 100,000 free cheeseburgers last year but upped the ante this year to 200,000 freebies. Burger King: Discover deals at www.bk.com/offers and coupons in the chain's app. The FB Burger normally sells for $8 to $10. Everyone else can simply take advantag...

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  • EU Wants to Lock UK to Divorce Deal, Block Future Renegotiation
EU Wants to Lock UK to Divorce Deal, Block Future Renegotiation

In a letter to EU leaders he said they should discuss arrangements for the "final phase" of the Brexit talks "including the possibility of calling another European Council in November". "But the Chequers approach is the right one for now because we have got to make sure that we respect that vote and take advantage of the opportunities of being ou...

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  • Amazon investigating claims of employees leaking confidential data for bribes
Amazon investigating claims of employees leaking confidential data for bribes

An Amazon.com representative said the company has strict policies for employees and sellers and those who violate them could be fired, have their accounts closed or face legal action. "And then the contractor that they hired would leave a glowing review for each of those products that they sent out", explained Alex Goldman, host of Reply All .

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