• Unions representing CP Rail workers issue notice of strike action
Unions representing CP Rail workers issue notice of strike action

Recall that the unions had postponed the outbreak of a strike, in April last, the time to present the final offer to their members. Turnout for the electronic vote was about 77 per cent. In its own statement , CP said it has "commenced its work stoppage contingency plan" and will work toward a safe wind-down of operations. The Calgary-based ra...

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  • Fight breaks out between 2 passengers on American Airlines flight to Miami
Fight breaks out between 2 passengers on American Airlines flight to Miami

The flight attendant tells the man, "Please sit down". He continued to call the flight attendant a "f***t" and a "b****". He made it a few steps, the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent wrote, then turned around to see Felix entangled with his seatmate.

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  • India To Slash Petrol And Diesel Prices, Oil Companies To Share Burden
India To Slash Petrol And Diesel Prices, Oil Companies To Share Burden

A city-based oil expert states that a reduction in petroleum and diesel prices will adversely impact fiscal deficit and reduce availability of funding for social welfare programmes for the poor. Five years ago during the UPA government the crude prices were 40 per cent costlier than subsequent years. In the face of surging crude prices since Decemb...

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

Should the summit take place, it would be the first time for a sitting USA president to meet a DPRK leader. But on Saturday, the two leaders spoke face to face. Moon, who brokered the summit between Washington and Pyongyang , likely used Saturday's meeting to confirm Kim's willingness to enter nuclear negotiations with Trump and clarify what steps...

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  • Oil prices fall as Russian Federation consider production increase
Oil prices fall as Russian Federation consider production increase

St. Petersburg/Dubai: Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation are discussing raising Opec and non-Opec oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, while Opec's chief said a complaint from US President Donald Trump over high prices had triggered the idea of upping output.

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  • Lotto-Max's $106 million jackpot breaks Canadian records
Lotto-Max's $106 million jackpot breaks Canadian records

A ticket purchased in Courtenay for the Friday, May 18 draw won a $1 million Max Millions prize. About 22 per cent of the more than two million tickets sold so far were bought in Quebec. Loto-Québec said the odds of winning the jackpot are one in 28 million. If you don't win the $60 million jackpot, you might not be completely out of luck - if ...

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  • Iran's light crude price rise highest among benchmarks
Iran's light crude price rise highest among benchmarks

Uncertainties about supplies from Iran and Venezuela have led prices to spike higher in recent weeks, with industry players warning they could jump to $100 per barrel. Only Russia produces more, at around 11 million bpd. "I can say that one of the options which could be considered is attaining the levels which were in place at the time of the signi...

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  • Netflix's Market Value Is Now Higher Than Disney's
Netflix's Market Value Is Now Higher Than Disney's

The event marked a milestone for Netflix, which has experienced rapid growth since embracing a streaming content model that emphasized original content such as the hit series " Stranger Things " and " House of Cards ". Netflix will lay out about $8 billion of movies and shows in 2018, and forecast $3 billion to $4 billion in negative free cash flow...

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  • Disabled braking in self-driving car crash
Disabled braking in self-driving car crash

The initial report by the National Transportation Safety Board on the fatal self-driving Uber crash in March confirms that the auto detected the pedestrian as early as 6 seconds before the crash, but did not slow or stop because its emergency braking systems were deliberately disabled.

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  • USA disrupts Russian botnet of 500000 hacked routers
USA disrupts Russian botnet of 500000 hacked routers

The first stage sees the malware write itself to device's memory so it persists even after a reboot, making it one of the few types of IoT malware that's able to do this. "Russian threat actors have previously used similar tactics in cyberattacks on the Ukrainian electrical grid". The FBI has seized a key domain used to infect more than 500,000...

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  • Rail passengers 'invisible' amid train timetable chaos, says Burnham
Rail passengers 'invisible' amid train timetable chaos, says Burnham

The rail timetable is updated twice a year, but the latest update has seven times more changes than normal due to the introduction of new trains and a bid to make existing services more reliable. Johnson is leading discussions about the issue with Transport for the North (TfN) chief executive Barry White and has also spoken to Manchester mayor An...

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  • Winners and losers from USA banking rule rewrite
Winners and losers from USA banking rule rewrite

The change would ease regulations and oversight on more than two dozen financial institutions, including BB&T Corp., SunTrust Banks , Fifth Third Bancorp and American Express . Banks between $50 billion and $100 billion in assets are left out of the regime, while the Federal Reserve can decide if those between $100 billion and $250 billion still ...

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  • UAW Files A Complaint Against Elon Musk
UAW Files A Complaint Against Elon Musk

Musk's frustrations boiled over following recent negative media reports about Tesla, including Consumer Reports' decision this week to not recommend Tesla's Model 3 sedan after criticizing it for its long stopping distances and difficult-to-use controls.

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  • Service dog delivers puppies inside Tampa Airport (Cute photos!)
Service dog delivers puppies inside Tampa Airport (Cute photos!)

Ellie - short for Eleanor Rigby - gave birth to seven boys and one girl. Proud papa "Nugget' was looking on, too". With the help of paramedics, Ellie delivered eight puppies. No planes were delayed and all the puppies were successfully delivered. Airlines don't generally allow pups to fly until they are 8 weeks old, so the family will have to fin...

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  • North Korea summit could still happen on June 12: Donald Trump
North Korea summit could still happen on June 12: Donald Trump

By Friday, North Korea issued a statement saying it was still "willing to give the U. time and opportunities" to reconsider talks "at any time, at any format". "They very much want to do it, we'd like to do it", he told reporters. The erstwhile businessman also suggested the war of words was a way of jockeying for leverage.

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  • Deutsche Bank said to mull 10,000 job cuts in global retreat
Deutsche Bank said to mull 10,000 job cuts in global retreat

The bank foresees adjusted costs not exceeding €23bn this year, with that figure falling to €22bn in 2019. Plans for fewer layoffs had divided senior executives and left investors unconvinced, people familiar with internal bank discussions told WSJ .

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  • FCA recalls 4.8M vehicles over faulty cruise control
FCA recalls 4.8M vehicles over faulty cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. That happened in a 2017 Dodge Journey, which had been supplied as a rental vehicle. Also covered are the 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, the 2014-2018 Chrysler 3...

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  • Security fears as Feds block China from swallowing Aecon
Security fears as Feds block China from swallowing Aecon

Beck, President and CEO, Aecon Group Inc . In addition to information that would have been collected through future projects, the source said the Aecon takeover would have given CCCI access to intellectual property from the company's long history of construction in Canada , particularly its work on transportation, telecommunications and electri...

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  • Amazon will cancel your account if you keep doing this one thing
Amazon will cancel your account if you keep doing this one thing

Terminated accounts are the ones that "cause headaches for Amazon ", a former Amazon employee told the Journal . "We never take these decisions lightly, but with over 300 million customers around the world, we take action when appropriate".

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  • Another accident of Tesla's autopilot auto Model S sedan in Utah
Another accident of Tesla's autopilot auto Model S sedan in Utah

It is notable that Tesla has refused to agree to one of the seemingly reasonable requests of the plaintiffs - that it reimburse them the cost of the system - another pointer that the company is rapidly running out of money. The driver of a Tesla electric auto that hit a Utah fire department vehicle over the weekend says the car's semi-autonomous ...

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