• Amazon takes axe to jobs at head office
Amazon takes axe to jobs at head office

Amazon counted more than 560,000 full and part-time workers worldwide at the end of December, an expansion of more than 65% from the previous year. The excessive hiring and rapid growth in the last two years resulted in the saturation of operations with too many employees .

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  • German Social Democrats shake up leadership, focus on govt
German Social Democrats shake up leadership, focus on govt

The German chancellor insists her hand remains firm on power as the country's new coalition cabinet shapes up. If the Social Democrats' members do not vote to back the coalition deal and Germany is forced to hold a new election , Merkel said she does not rule out again seeking another term as chancellor .

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  • UK Government Develops Its Own AI That Can Detect Extremist Videos
UK Government Develops Its Own AI That Can Detect Extremist Videos

According to the Home Office, it automatically detects 94 percent of IS propaganda with 99.99 percent accuracy and will be made available to all internet platforms, particularly smaller sites such as Vimeo and pCloud, which have seen an increase in IS propaganda.

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  • Wynn Resorts Stock Soars as Steve Wynn Resigns
Wynn Resorts Stock Soars as Steve Wynn Resigns

The Las Vegas billionaire has vehemently denied the allegations , which he attributes to a campaign led by his ex-wife. Following the divorce, Elaine Wynn received roughly 9% of the Company in the divorce agreement. I am extremely proud of everything we have built at this company. Two years later, he founded Wynn Resorts, which now operates tw...

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  • Credit Suisse reports third straight annual loss after USA tax writedowns
Credit Suisse reports third straight annual loss after USA tax writedowns

Credit Suisse proposed a distribution of CHF0.25 per share be paid out of capital contribution reserves for the financial year 2017. "This is a daily trading tool for very sophisticated investors, to help them manage their daily trading risk", Mr.

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  • US Inflation Jumped 0.5% In January, Higher Than Expected
US Inflation Jumped 0.5% In January, Higher Than Expected

Last week the Bank of England kept the rate at 0.5 percent. Fruits and vegetables increased 0.5 percent, with fruit up 1.9 percent and vegetables down 1.2 percent. The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-December 2017 over the corresponding period of 2016 was 2.8, 3.8 and 5.1 percent respectively.

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  • Freezing rain warning issued for Toronto and GTA
Freezing rain warning issued for Toronto and GTA

Roughly 2-5 centimeters (0.8-2.0 inches) accumulation is expected before the weather switches over to freezing rain in the afternoon. "This could be several hours of freezing rain with untreated walkways and surfaces". "Slow down driving in slippery conditions". Conditions are expected to improve by Sunday evening and into the start of the work...

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  • Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai
Egypt escalates army operations in Sinai

The army also said that 30 suspected terrorists were arrested. Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi - who is seeking re-election next month - pledged in November to wipe out terrorist elements "within three months" after militants killed more than 300 people at a mosque in the village of Al Rawdah, in the troubled northern sector of the penins...

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  • Vonn, Queen of Ski, returns to Olympic Slopes
Vonn, Queen of Ski, returns to Olympic Slopes

She skidded helplessly about 40 feet in the snow. Yes, there's a little insight into how Vonn thinks. She has overcome blown-out knees, a shattered humerus, a broken ankle, a severed tendon in her hand, a failed marriage and a complicated relationship with her father to become arguably the greatest skier of all time.

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  • BC already seeking new markets for wine in Asia, US: Horgan
BC already seeking new markets for wine in Asia, US: Horgan

It's the playground attitude of, "Well, I'm taking my toys and I'm going home". On Wednesday, Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. CEO Ian Anderson also called on the federal Liberals to move past words of support to actions of support. "From our drillers and producers to those working in our restaurants and hotels, Albertans from all walks of life are coun...

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  • State Bank of India posts surprise loss in third quarter
State Bank of India posts surprise loss in third quarter

Total income of the bank fell to Rs 5,945.15 crore during the third quarter of 2017-18, as against Rs 6,554.04 crore in the year-ago period. Provisions for bad loans rose about 93 percent to 31.55 billion rupees. Kumar made it clear that the new infusion is not for covering loan losses through provisions , but would serve as growth capital. ...

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  • Best National Pizza Day deals including free Domino's pizza and discounts
Best National Pizza Day deals including free Domino's pizza and discounts

Take your pepperoni pizza up a notch with Donatos' new Spicy Pepperoni pizza. The deal includes medium two-topping pizzas. The prestigious eatery is offering a $7.99 carryout special on large or pan two-topping pizzas. Spice up your average regular pie with Little Caesars' "ExtraMostBestest" option - including more cheese and pepperoni - for ...

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  • Black Lives Matter Activist Muhiyidin d'Baha Fatally Shot
Black Lives Matter Activist Muhiyidin d'Baha Fatally Shot

Moye's family told SC news outlets he was Black Lives Matter organizer Muhiyidin d'Baha, whose legal name was Muhiyidin Elamin Moye. The shooting remains under investigation. Walter Scott's brother, Anthony Scott, said D'Baha helped their family get justice after the shooting of his brother, according to the station. Weaver, Moye's niece, sa...

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  • Ford Transit Connect Wagon Targets Baby Boomers with Diesel Engine
Ford Transit Connect Wagon Targets Baby Boomers with Diesel Engine

Ford is fitting the wagon with a range of all-new gas and diesel engines and a suite of driver-assist technologies. Ford Motor Co.is making major changes to its Transit Connect Wagon to give the 2019 version better fuel efficiency, more active safety technology and a pleasant facelift.

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  • Student allegedly flushes emotional support hamster, then blames airline
Student allegedly flushes emotional support hamster, then blames airline

That's when a Spirit employee allegedly told her she'd either have to set Pebbles free and have him freeze or starve to death, or flush him down the toilet. While many airlines allow dogs and cats, major airlines like United , Delta, and American do not allow rodents for safety and health reasons. "To be clear, at no point did any of our agent...

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  • Frontier Airlines to fly nonstop from SA to Raleigh-Durham
Frontier Airlines to fly nonstop from SA to Raleigh-Durham

The new nonstops will bring the airline's total destinations from RDU to 15, making it the No. 2 airline in terms of destinations at the airport. All will be served on new A-320 aircraft. "More visitors translates into a stronger economy, more jobs and more money for schools, infrastructure and law enforcement", said Dean. With the upcoming new...

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  • Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold
Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold

The revenue increase was contributed by high volumes and the company's domestic business contributed almost 60% to the increase in revenues and a 750 basis points increase in EBITDA margin. Volume growth played a key role in profitability. On a standalone basis, Tata Motors's revenue rose 59% to Rs 16,102 crore. According to the company dealers...

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  • DOJ Charges 36 In $530M Fraud Forum Takedown
DOJ Charges 36 In $530M Fraud Forum Takedown

Attorney of Nevada, said in a call with reporters. Among those arrested was Svyatoslav Bondarenko, a 34-year-old Ukrainian national and the mastermind behind the site. authorities. "As alleged in the indictment , Infraud operated like a business to facilitate cyberfraud on a global scale". Infraud also provided escrow services that facilitated...

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  • The Newest: Ex-Uber CEO noticed Google founder as a 'brother'
The Newest: Ex-Uber CEO noticed Google founder as a 'brother'

District Court in San Francisco . Travis Kalanick said Uber's relationship with Google was brotherly. Asked the meaning of a text message in which he told Levandowski to "burn the village", Kalanick said, "I don't know, I don't remember".

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  • Jerome Powell sworn in as new US Fed chief
Jerome Powell sworn in as new US Fed chief

If rates go up, investors might be more interested in putting ir money in bonds than in stocks. Lawmakers are likely to press Powell on his plans to steer the economy as signs of inflation are just beginning to appear and American wages are finally growing.

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