• Ticket sales brisk as Lotto Max reaches largest jackpot ever
Ticket sales brisk as Lotto Max reaches largest jackpot ever

In Ontario, a total of 11 Maxmillions prizes, worth $1 million each, were sold in Markham, the Owen Sound area, Ottawa, Toronto (three tickets), Mississauga, the Sault Ste Marie area, Sarnia, Kitchener and Sudbury. OLG spokesperson Tony Bitonti told CHCH News that there is a record breaking amount of prize money for tonight's Lotto Max draw. Th...

Read more

  • Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz stepping down
Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz stepping down

In the years following his return to Seattle, Schultz purchased Starbucks with the support of local investors and dedicated his career to bringing his vision of a modern coffee house to life in America and around the world. This comes after the controversial episode in which two African American men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for tre...

Read more

  • Family demands answer after dog dies on Delta flight
Family demands answer after dog dies on Delta flight

Eight-year-old Alejandro was travelling with his owners from Phoenix to New Jersey, where the couple is moving home to. When the dog was checked on again between 8:00 a.m. The airline offered to have a necropsy performed on Alejandro, though the dog is now in the family's possession. Delta is not among the airlines that recently changed their p...

Read more

  • United States commerce secretary, Chinese vice premier to talk trade amid row
United States commerce secretary, Chinese vice premier to talk trade amid row

Secretary Ross's team left Beijing without settling those issues and without any joint statement by negotiators. Those talks produced "positive and concrete" developments, according to a Chinese government statement carried by the official news agency, Xinhua.

Read more

  • Facebook Allows Manufacturers Like Samsung, BlackBerry, And Apple Access To User Data
Facebook Allows Manufacturers Like Samsung, BlackBerry, And Apple Access To User Data

The report raises questions over whether or not Facebook violated a 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that it would not override users privacy settings without first getting their expressed consent. This would mean that the likes of Apple and Samsung have had potential access to user data for some time . "Some device makers could ...

Read more

  • Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion
Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion

While some developers seem unhappy about an acquisition , it's possible that Microsoft's interest is GitHub's saving grace. Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub, a popular code repository that's used by many developers, according to Bloomberg .

Read more

  • What to expect at Apple's WWDC 2018
What to expect at Apple's WWDC 2018

WWDC runs June 4-8, 2018, in San José, USA. We will be on the ground at WWDC 2018 in San Jose , and if Apple is introducing any new hardware tomorrow, we will definitely be getting some hands on time with them. This was reported by The Information , and now NFC chip on iPhones is limited to payments via Apple Pay. NFC may be open...

Read more

  • Germany's Merkel, ECB's Draghi exchange views
Germany's Merkel, ECB's Draghi exchange views

In an interview with Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung , Merkel said solidarity among eurozone members should not turn the single currency bloc into a "debt union". Merkel's proposals appeared to be somewhat more cautious, but with many points of agreement with her closest European ally. She said while cohesion among members of ...

Read more

  • How the World Cup will impact the Russian economy
How the World Cup will impact the Russian economy

This is because the 2026 finals will comprise 48 teams for the first time, severely testing the capacity of a host. Much like its name suggests, this is a straightforward app for people who want to stay up to date with the most important sports tournament of them all but aren't interested in anything else and will probably be uninstalling the And...

Read more

  • Saudi Arabia Names New Ministers Close to Powerful Crown Prince
Saudi Arabia Names New Ministers Close to Powerful Crown Prince

It must be noted that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has not made any public appearance in four weeks. According to a report by Wall Street Journal quoting US government intelligence and a Saudi art-world figure familiar with the purchase, the 32-years-old aspiring Saudi King used Prince Bader as a proxy who bought the record-breaking d...

Read more

  • China criticizes 'protectionism' after US steel tariff hike
China criticizes 'protectionism' after US steel tariff hike

Trump raised the ante, threatening tariffs on another $100 billion of Chinese goods, and China promised it would retaliate (presumably in kind). I believe that we all share the same feeling that when it comes to worldwide relations, each and every flip-flop will only lead to further depletion and squandering of a country's credibility and reputat...

Read more

  • Deutsche Bank's USA ops deemed troubled by Fed a year ago
Deutsche Bank's USA ops deemed troubled by Fed a year ago

Shares in Deutsche Bank closed at an all-time low on Thursday as past misadventures in high-risk investment banking haunted new Chief Executive Christian Sewing's attempt to refocus on its more staid corporate banking roots. Deutsche Bank declined to comment on the WSJ report and on its relations with the Fed, but said it was working to r...

Read more

  • Chrysler Brand Survives But Focus Elsewhere In Five-Year Plan
Chrysler Brand Survives But Focus Elsewhere In Five-Year Plan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ( NYSE: FCAU ) reported Tuesday that May sales increased by 11% year over year to 214,294 vehicles, compared with May 2017 sales of 193,040. Ford said retail sales were 163,796, while total sales, including those to fleet customers, rose 0.7 percent to 242,824. There also have been rumors that Fiat Chrysler...

Read more

  • Sears closing 72 stores
Sears closing 72 stores

Revenue at Sears Holdings fell to about $2.9 billion in the quarter from $4.2 billion in the same period of 2017, with store closures contributing to almost two thirds of the decline, the company said. Earlier in May, Sears formed a special committee to explore the sale of Kenmore and divisions of its home services business, the same assets Lampe...

Read more

  • Google won't renew its military AI contract
Google won't renew its military AI contract

Fei Fei Li and Diane Greene - that the USA government was "really fast-tracking" the company's cloud security certificate, something she deemed "priceless". Selling cloud computing services, including the object detection tool being used with drone footage, is one of the top areas Google is counting on to diversify revenue.

Read more

  • Kudlow says Trump's jobs report tweet was totally legal. Other economists disagree
Kudlow says Trump's jobs report tweet was totally legal. Other economists disagree

President Donald Trump appeared to break decades of protocol early Friday morning when he teased the release of the May jobs report. But former Obama White House press secretary Jay Carney took it a step further, saying that the same would be true under both Bush administrations: Ari Fleischer , former White House press secretary to President G...

Read more

  • Visa payment disruption hits Europe
Visa payment disruption hits Europe

The company said it is working towards resolving the problem. "Not knowing when this is going to be sorted out is incredibly frustrating". "We are aware some customers are experiencing Visa debit card issues", the bank said. Visa represents the world's largest payment platform and is widely used across Europe . The disruption is also affecti...

Read more

  • World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October
World’s longest non-stop commercial flights launch in October

This time around, the airline will use Airbus's brand new A350-900ULR to operate the ultra-long flight. The new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range) aircraft is equipped with enhanced features such as higher ceilings, larger windows, an extra wide body and lighting created to reduce jetlag.

Read more

  • Stocks Plummet Amid Fears About Italy's Political Crisis
Stocks Plummet Amid Fears About Italy's Political Crisis

US stocks were poised for a solid open, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.5 per cent. Milan closed down a slight 0.06 percent, better than European peers, and interest rates to refinance Italy's stubbornly high debt relaxed at 2.83 percent, comfortably below recent highs of 3 percent.

Read more

  • Amazon just blocked Australians from shopping on most of Amazon
Amazon just blocked Australians from shopping on most of Amazon

Shoppers visiting the United States store Amazon.com and the online behemoth's other overseas sites will be redirected to Amazon.com.au from July 1. Australian customers will no longer be able to use the Amazon US website from July 1. Currently GST is applied to items bought overseas for more than $AU1000. "The government doesn't apologise for ...

Read more

  • Italy's 'fate' Not Dictated by Financial Markets: EU's Juncker
Italy's 'fate' Not Dictated by Financial Markets: EU's Juncker

The leaders of the right-wing League and the 5-Star Movement patched up their alliance after agreeing to substitute a eurosceptic they had initially proposed as economy minister, a nomination that had been rejected by the head of state. "It's a lie invented by Mattarella's advisors", Di Maio said in a live video on Facebook . Italy has been ...

Read more

  • Starbucks Hours Near Me Today: What Time Is it Open or Closed?
Starbucks Hours Near Me Today: What Time Is it Open or Closed?

Last month, two men-Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson-sat down in a Philadelphia Starbucks. The chain also plans to add more dates devoted to educating its employees on "understanding bias, inclusion, use of the third place, leadership", and a number of other topics.

Read more

  • Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU
Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU

The EU had already threatened reprisal tariffs , which could tip the USA into another trade war. Over the 18 months that the tariffs were imposed, a spike in steel prices put 200,000 workers out of their jobs, according to a study (pdf) paid for by companies who buy steel.

Read more

  • Govt slashes fuel prices by 1 paisa
Govt slashes fuel prices by 1 paisa

OMCs have been revising petrol and diesel prices on a daily basis since last June. "Today, there is a minor reduction in fuel prices", the statement said. Within hours the cut was rolled back to a paltry Re 1 paisa in Delhi and Mumbai . Kerala now levies 24.52 per cent tax on diesel and 31.8 per cent on petrol.

Read more

  • Ottawa's planned purchase of pipeline elicits shock, disappointment
Ottawa's planned purchase of pipeline elicits shock, disappointment

Morneau said that while the government will listen to bidders for the pipeline in the short-term , its sale will depend on being certain that it will get built. The company said it would decide on the pipeline project's fate on 31 May. Duane Bratt said it's too soon to say whether Trans Mountain will give Notley a bump in the polls , but no d...

Read more

  • Malmström: United States likely to impose tariffs or quotas from Friday
Malmström: United States likely to impose tariffs or quotas from Friday

US and European officials held last-ditch talks in Paris to try to reach a deal, though hopes are low and fears of a trade war are mounting. British steelmakers face steep tariffs on exports to the United States from tomorrow after President Trump's top trade official poured cold water on the prospect of reaching a deal with the European Union ...

Read more

  • Starbucks closed this afternoon for 'racial bias education'
Starbucks closed this afternoon for 'racial bias education'

Starbucks Corp appealed to customers for forgiveness in a row over racial profiling on Tuesday, saying its behavior toward two black American customers last month had been reprehensible as it closed 8,000 stores for anti-bias training . A store manager called police because the men did not place an order, and refused to leave. Starbucks said th...

Read more

  • Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says
Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

It will also own a terminal in Vancouver and the Cochin Pipeline system which transports light condensate from the United States to Fort Saskatchewan, just northeast of Edmonton. But British Columbia has refused to yield. Moe also questioned how much more money taxpayers will have to pay for the construction of the project and what the move signa...

Read more

  • Reboot routers to stop malware attack
Reboot routers to stop malware attack

Last week, the U.S. Justice Department said that hundreds of thousands of routers have already been infected with malware by the Sofacy Group. Several specific router models are known to be affected by VPNFilter , but Cisco Talos fears those might just be the tip of the iceberg.

Read more

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

Van Atter said Rigby was still training as a service dog to help her with mobility and pain issues. It was not immediately clear where in the Philadelphia region Van Atter lives. "All of sudden, she started shaking and her tail went up". James said the plan was to find a dolly somewhere in the airport to carry the pups and mother out.

Read more