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International Monetary Fund raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections

In the U.S., growth forecasts were revised up to 2.7 per cent in 2018 and 2.5 per cent in 2019, 0.4 percentage points and 0.6 percentage points respectively higher than the October projections. The GDP may grow by 2.1 percent in the region in 2019, ...

Brazel in touch as McIlroy makes comeback

Sharma, who won the Joburg Open last month for his maiden victory outside India as a professional, had four birdies against two bogeys in the second round. "I feel like I got what I deserved on the last for staying so patient and it was nice to finis...

Kenya Airways launches NY flights

Mr Mikosz said the airline expects its revenue will be rise by at least 10 per cent in the 2019 financial year from the direct flights plan. On Thursday, KQ started selling tickets for the inaugural and later flights between Nairobi and NY price-...

Gas expected to rise five cents per litre in 2018

And then a combination of factors will contribute to hikes as high as 50 cents a gallon during the spring, Jenkins said. According to a spokesperson for AAA Northeast, crude oil has been more expensive this year and is also in high demand.

Google engineer fired for sexist memo sues ex-employer

James Damore on Monday filed a class-action complaint after setting off a firestorm in August with a 10-page memo blasting Google's "left bias" for creating a "politically correct monoculture". Google chief Sundar Pichai said "portions of the me...

Volvo Cars' Chinese parent company buys $3.3 billion worth of AB Volvo

The vehicle business made an operating profit of 10.4 billion Swedish crowns in the first nine months this year, up from 1.6 billion for the whole of 2011, the year after Geely bought Volvo from Ford. Lynk & Co, a joint venture between Volvo Cars a...

Obama edges Trump as most-admired man, again

Gallup also noted that one out of four Americans "cannot name a man or a woman they admire most". - A new poll says Americans find former President Barack Obama to be the "Most Admired Man" and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be ...

Coinbase Launches Probe on Bitcoin Cash rally Insider Trading

In the wake of wild price swings and unusual activity on other exchanges, parent company Coinbase is is now handling concerns about potential insider trading. Bitcoin cash emerged earlier this year amid a split between factions in the cryptocurrenc...

Salvation Army needs bell ringers

The Pottsville Salvation Army , meanwhile, is in need of bell ringers. The Salvation Army confirmed that a gold 1979 Krugerrand coin was dropped in a kettle at the Walmart on Kietzke Lane in Reno last night. Inside Westgate Mall, attempting to app...

Facebook's new Snooze button mutes friends for a month or more

Today, we're launching Snooze , which will give you the option to temporarily unfollow a person, Page or group for 30 days. People you mute this way won't get notified of it, and users will get a notification once a mute is about to expire, with t...

The world's biggest Starbucks is opening its doors in Shanghai, China

The 30,000 square-feet Starbucks Reserve Roastery on the famous West Nanjing Road shopping strip will open its doors on 6 December. Customers will be able to watch green beans being roasted and sent through copper "symphony" pipes, where they'll end ...

Jaitley indicates merger of 12 per cent, 18 per cent GST slabs

The Gross Value Added (GVA) which is the total value of goods and services produced in the country after deducting the input cost accelerated 6.1% in the September quarter from 5.6% in the last quarter. " Manufacturing reported growth of 7 per cent,...

Uber concealed hack of 57 million accounts for more than a year

The data breach occurred when two individual hackers accessed information stored on a third-party cloud-based service used by Uber , Khosrowshahi wrote. Uber insists that location history, bank account numbers, dates of birth and credit card numb...

Congress clears decks for Rahul Gandhi's elevation

Sonia, Jaitley bicker over Parliament session Sonia Gandhi and Arun Jaitley on Monday clashed over the delay in convening the winter session of Parliament with the Congress chief accusing the Modi government of sabotaging it on "flimsy grounds" an...

Sprint To Bundle Hulu Subscription With Unlimited Data Plan

For a limited time, the carrier is also throwing in an extra line for free. Customer will get access to the Limited Commercials plan offered by Hulu ( CMCSA +0.5%, DIS +0.5%, FOX -0.8%, FOXA -1.1%, TWX ). This exciting partnership with Spr...

Walmart Black Friday 2017 ad leaked

Walmart's Black Friday deals will begin on Thanksgiving. Black Friday ad not online yet. Want to see other Black Friday deals? There's one big benefit to Best Buy's offerings, though: According to its Black Friday ad , many of these dea...

European Commission raises GDP growth forecasts

The EU economy as a whole is also forecast to beat expectations and reach robust growth rates of 2.3 pct this year (up from growth forecasts of 1.9 pct in the spring). "The government's fiscal stimulus this year - supported by stronger exports, a sig...

Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

A frozen latch found in these vehicles may cause doors to not open or close correctly. Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issues with door latches - and that a spokeswoman for the company said cu...

Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge to three-year, $72.3 million extension

The kinks the two sides have been trying to work through had league observers believing Aldridge might not be long for San Antonio . He came from Portland, where he had spent years as the No 1 option for the Trail Blazers, a formidable low-post pr...

Is Buying Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Here Good Idea?

Bank of America said the slowdown was "driven by less favorable market conditions across credit-related products, as well as lower volatility in rates products". Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st were paid a $0.12 dividend. The ex-divid...

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Walmart Black Friday 2017 ad leaked

Walmart's Black Friday deals will begin on Thanksgiving. Black Friday ad not online yet. Want to see other Black Friday deals? There's one big benefit to Best Buy's offe...

European Commission raises GDP growth forecasts

The EU economy as a whole is also forecast to beat expectations and reach robust growth rates of 2.3 pct this year (up from growth forecasts of 1.9 pct in the spring). "The governm...

Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

A frozen latch found in these vehicles may cause doors to not open or close correctly. Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issu...

Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge to three-year, $72.3 million extension

The kinks the two sides have been trying to work through had league observers believing Aldridge might not be long for San Antonio . He came from Portland, where he had spent ye...

Is Buying Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Here Good Idea?

Bank of America said the slowdown was "driven by less favorable market conditions across credit-related products, as well as lower volatility in rates products". Stockholders of re...

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

According to preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, the consumer price index ( CPI ) increased 3.28 per cent year on year against the August number...

US Academic Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Economics Prize

In fact, he co-authored a book, Nudge , Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness, which became a best-seller . "People make a lot of mistakes in important decisions...

Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

But it does not reach a conclusion on whether the allegations were in fact true. The investigation dealt with 42 claims in total. . He is also being looked at by Operation Whi...

Tata wins bid to make electric cars for Indian government

But GM said its promise takes this commitment a step further, NBC News reported. General Motors plans two all-new electric vehicles for release in the next 18 months, the fir...

Air France flight makes emergency landing after engine blowout

Passengers were horrified when the engine fell apart following a "loud thud" and "vibration". Air France confirmed the incident but offered few details, saying passengers were ...

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Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Until Durant's free-agency flight to Golden State previous year , he and Westbrook were OKC teammates for eight seasons. It just so happens that reigning MVP and Thunder guar...

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Munich prosecutors have named the person taken into custody as Wolfgang Hatz, former board member at VW unit Porsche . So the brands lose a champion on that front, while other hig...

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

The mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , who had initially accused Uber of responding to the decision with aggressive threats, said he welcomed the apology and supported the idea o...

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital. He further tweeted an ap...

Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...