by | December 19, 2017 | 07:32

Referring to joint military drills the USA conducts with South Korea, Nebenzya said, "indeed this is how Pyongyang evaluates the regular wide-scale maneuvers and exercises by the United States and its allies in the region". This lack of coordination between the White House and State Department will only chip away at the global community's hopes for the U.S. government. "It has not yet shown to be a capable threat against us right now ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:32

The rant was captured on another passenger's cell phone camera. The airline explained that crew dealt with the woman until she was met by police when the plane landed. 'Our reports from flight attendants indicate a customer violated federal laws by both smoking on board an aircraft and by tampering with a smoke detector in an aircraft restroom.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:32

On Tuesday, the streaming company defended a tweet that was criticized for being "creepy". Netflix has come under fire for exploiting user data for laughs, after its US Twitter account sent out a mocking tweet at the expense of viewers of one of its original movies.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:19

The capital project is the biggest B.C. hydro has ever taken on, and a new project team will be put in place to provide enhanced oversight to make sure it is built "on time and on budget". "Family members of mine, friends of mine will be very, very disappointed with this". "We've done that and we've come to conclusion that proceeding is the best way forward".

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:18

Flight attendants instructed her to stop and get the child into his seat. Barton said the plane passengers were stuck on a three-and-a-half-hour delay when Rui's child began to cry. The Spirit Airlines plane, set to travel from her home in Houston to Newark , N.J., on Friday, had already been delayed, and the exhausted mother was just hoping her son would cooperate for the three-hour flight.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:21

SIPRI's annual report said that American and Western European companies accounted for 82.4 percent of total arms sales for 2016. South Korea's arms sales hit record levels past year, pushed by the continuous military threat from North Korea , complicated relations with China and a government decision to increase domestic arms production, a Swedish think tank said Monday.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:10

U.S. prosecutors in 2012 said that in February 2008, Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money". The New York Times reports that filings related to dismissing the charges lingering over HSBC had not been made by late morning in New York. HSBC is working to ensure that the reforms it has put in place are both effective and sustainable over the long-term, and, given the increasing sophistication ...

by | December 09, 2017 | 04:48

According to the latest news from Reuters , Ford is considering to enter into the agreement as it plans to penetrate the China markets as their new strategy to stimulate their business growth. The cars could come directly from Ford or from its dealer network - the details are still being worked out, Reuters reported. Collaborating with leading technology players is in line with their vision "for smart vehicles in a smart world to reimagine and revolutionize consumers' mobility experiences", ...

by | December 03, 2017 | 00:39

If today's tweet is true, he then lied to Comey to get him to drop an investigation, knowing full well Flynn had lied to the FBI. "Are you ADMITTING you knew Flynn had lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when you asked Comey to back off Flynn?" US President Donald Trump has said actions by his disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn during the presidential transition were lawful and there was no collusion between his 2016 White House campaign and Russian ...

by | November 28, 2017 | 00:26

This will include £170 million to transform the construction sector and help create affordable places to live and work that are safer, healthier and use less energy, and up to £210 million to improve early diagnosis of illnesses and develop precision medicine for patients across the UK.

by | November 26, 2017 | 00:19

The founder of the world's largest e-commerce company made almost United States dollars 2.4 billion on Friday alone. The Microsoft founder is now worth a mere $89 billion, according to Forbes and Bloomberg . That said, Gates has given a significant amount of his fortune away to charity and in acts of philanthropy. As Bloomberg points out, Gates, who now has a net worth of $86.8 billion, would be worth more than $150 billion if he hadn't given $700 million in Microsoft shares and $2.9 ...

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:18

The Financial Times interviewed six students, aged 17 to 19, who claim that the Zhengzhou Urban Rail Transit School is forcing them to work at the factory for three months in order to fulfill the "work experience" requirement to graduate. Foxconn noted that its policies prohibit interns from working more than 40 hours per week, however the iPhone-builder acknowledged the policy violation and said it's working with Apple to ensure history doesn't repeat itself.

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:27

Bio-Bean's biofuel is then directly put into selected London buses , which if continued, can decrease emissions from the transport industry through innovations in second-generation biofuels. Londoners consume an estimated 20 million cups of coffee each day, which adds up to roughly 200,000 tons of coffee waste over the course of a year.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:13

The national rate was 4.1 percent in October, down from 4.2 percent in September and 4.8 percent in October 2016. According to Cheryl Stanton, executive director of the S.C. "For the fourth consecutive month, both resident employment and unemployment declined", a news release from the department said. The state unemployment rate decreased from 5.3 percent in September and was slightly higher than the 5 percent rate of October 2016.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:27

Going forward, the Ministry of Finance will obtain further information and notify Parliament about the ongoing work in the Report on the Management of the Government Pension Fund, to be submitted in the spring of 2018. It said the step would make the country "less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil and gas prices", and its advice was not based on a price forecast or the sector's sustainability.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:25

USA motorists will take 45.5 million trips this holiday, a 1.5 percent increase over a year ago and also the most since 2005, even though gas prices are at their highest since 2014, AAA said. With Thanksgiving nears, people traveling across the country, and AAA is predicting that there will be up to 51 million travelers this coming week.

by | November 16, 2017 | 01:35

The Airbus deal with Indigo Partners will see 273 A320neos and 157 A321neos split up among Denver-based Frontier, JetSMART of Chile, Volaris of Mexico and Wizz Air of Hungary, all ultra-low-cost airlines associated with Indigo. Airbus declined to comment. He said: "It's gratifying that [this order] comes from a group of airline professionals who know our products as well as the folks at Indigo Partners do".

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:25

The Wall Street Journal first reported Hasbro's latest approach to Mattel . The terms of any possible deal "couldn't be learned", the WSJ said, and it is not clear if the approach will move forward. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. "We believe its brands and manufacturing footprint could be worth more than $10 billion in their current state", write BMO Capital Markets' Gerrick Johnson in a note to ...

by | November 12, 2017 | 00:39

Penney's loss of $128 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with a loss of $67 million or 22 cents a share a year ago. Holding from a "positive" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Net sales fell 1.7 percent to $2.81 billion in the fiscal third quarter, beating analysts' estimates of $2.77 billion. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was posted by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:18

Koenigsegg's attempt at the word record took place on an 11-mile section of the road between between Las Vegas and Pahrump in the Nevada desert that was specially closed by the authorities. All data on the day was recorded and verified on site by Racelogic . Earlier in October, Koenigsegg took another record from Bugatti, smashing the 0-400-0 km/h record.

by | November 07, 2017 | 00:22

Commenting on the acquisition, Cathay Pacific CEO, Rupert Hogg said: "Qatar Airways is one of the world's premier airlines". The investment in Cathay Pacific comes about three months after Qatar Airways said it had ended plans to acquire 10 percent of American Airlines, after that plan was met with resistance in the United States.

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:17

Protecting the Facebook community is more important than "maximizing our profits", Zuckerberg said on the call. Zuckerberg opened today's incomes call with a highly worded guarantee to mark out making use of Facebook for undermining democracy in the U.S.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:17

It appears, when it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. While Singapore has been rising up the ranks progressively, the USA passport has been sliding down the leaderboard since President Donald Trump took office.

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:18

The City of Guelph and the University of Guelph are throwing their support in for Toronto's bid to host Amazon's second worldwide headquarters. Las Vegas continues to try and attract Amazon in hopes of being home to the online retailer's second U.S.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:22

For the fourth quarter in a row , Wells Fargo Dealer Services' delinquencies and charge-offs have grown amid a rapidly declining originations volume environment, and the company expects the volume declines to continue into the second half of 2018.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:15

The basic plan-which allows streaming on one device in standard definition-is keeping its $7.99 pricing for now. Netflix has raised the rates on two of their subscription plans, with the new rates going into effect for November. A top-level plan that includes super-rich 4k video and watching from four screens at a time got a two-dollar price hike to $13.99 monthly. According to USA Today , the service's most popular plan will now cost $10.99 cents a month.

by | October 03, 2017 | 00:32

Meanwhile Mr Hamilton insisted that UKIP still had a goal following the referendum vote for Brexit and the collapse in its vote at the general election in June. He promised to reorganise the party to increase its effectiveness and said he wanted to project UKIP "firmly and decisively into British politics for the good of the nation".

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:16

Abe, Japan's longest-serving post-World War II prime minister, rose to political prominence on his calls for a tough line on North Korea over its past abductions of Japanese civilians. Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that countries need to unite to enforce sanctions and apply pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs .

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:09

South Korea's weather agency has stated that it may have been a natural event, Seoul's Yonhap News Agency has said. It was Trump's most direct military threat to attack North Korea and his latest expression of concern about Pyongyang's repeated launching of ballistic missiles over Japan and underground nuclear tests.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:11

Futures jumped 1.9 per cent in NY. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled up 2 cents at $49.91, close to Thursday's near-four month high of $50.50."They're still working out the aftermath of the hurricanes", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital Management in NY.