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Virgin flight hits record 801 miles per hour due to powerful jet stream

That is because the jet stream winds are stronger during winter than they are in summer. It also set a record for the fastest 250 millibar wind speed ever recor...


Microsoft workers demand it drop $480 million US Army contract

The November contract is for what's called an Integrated Visual Augmentation System. Microsoft's early marketing positioned the HoloLens as a "mixed reali...


Ford investigates potential problems with emissions, mpg reporting

Employees had concerns with the analytical model used to comply with US fuel economy and emissions regulations. "Road load is a vehicle-specific resistance le...


Trudeau gov’t calls NEB’s Trans Mountain decision an ‘important milestone’

The NEB was directed by the federal government to reconsider two aspects of the project recommendation report related to marine shipping in September of previou...


Warren: Tax millionaires to pay for free child care

The Massachusetts senator's plan, to be unveiled Tuesday, would make child care free for families with incomes below 200% of the poverty level, or less that $51...


Region's gas prices increase

AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are up about 8 cents from a week ago to about $2.37 per gallon. The number represents the largest one-week increa...


Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) Shares Plummet: What You Need To Know

The results were affected by a $15.4 billion non-cash impairment charge to write down goodwill and certain intangible assets, including the Kraft and Oscar Maye...


Zimbabwe's currency reality check puts plaster on deep wound

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said on Wednesday it would scrap the official 1:1 peg between its quasi-currency bond note and the U.S. dollar, creating a new para...


Oil prices at three-month high with weaker dollar

US crude production last week climbed to a record 12 million barrels per day as stockpiles built for a fifth straight week to their highest since October 2017 a...


Angel Tax relief: Govt widens definition of start-ups, eases exemption rules

An entity shall be considered a startup up to 10 years from its date of incorporation instead of the existing period of 7 years. Further sharing details of ...


Fed policymakers saw little risk from patient stance: minutes

The broader CPI indicator was unchanged from December, below analysts' forecasts. "The upshot is we now expect the Fed to leave rates unchanged throughout thi...


Australia seeks to calm investors over concerns at China coal ban

The United States is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement meant to end the countries' trade war, Bloomberg...


Pro-pipeline protest convoy reaches Ottawa after rolling across country

A GoFundMe page to help cover the costs of the convoy has raised over $128,000. On Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement in respond to th...


Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation; Tesla drops

Some news outlets have proclaimed this news is going to cause major headaches for Tesla. Apart from being key to Tesla's aim of attaining profitability, the M...


Shoe stores to close

The retail company noted that the closure in the two markets will not affect the Company's stores in Latin America and the Caribbean and franchisee stores, whic...


US, China outline deal to end trade war

Beijing and Washington are pushing for an agreement by March 1 which could mark the end of a 90-day truce that US President Donald Trump and Chinese President...


Province scales back crude-by-rail plan, will lease 4,400 cars

On Tuesday, the provincial government announced a $3.7-billion investment in 4,400 leased railway cars that will move up to 120,000 barrels of oil per day by 20...


Britain Yet to Decide on 5G Security Policy

Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growin...


Walmart to Host ‘Baby Savings Day’ this Saturday at Metro Stores

There are already some baby deals happening. Expecting parents can receive samples, coupons and discounts on auto seats, sippy cups, diaper bags, crib mattres...


Elon Musk Calls Bitcoin ‘Quite Brilliant’, ‘Some Merit to Ethereum As Well’

The host points out even though it is energy intensive it is responsible for Billions of dollars in transactions every year and is a tool for businesses to tr...


Dublin Airport temporarily suspends all flights due to 'drone sighting'

That followed drone sightings at Gatwick and Heathrow airports in England. "The Gardai and other State agencies were informed of the incident immediately". Th...


'Young Blood' Transfusions to Prevent Aging Are Unproven and Risky, FDA Warns

But the FDA has not approved plasma transfusions for the treatment of age-related conditions and diseases, and these treatments are not known to be safe or ef...


Sainsbury's and Asda May be Blocked From Merging

Mike Coupe, the chief executive of Sainsbury's, described the CMA's analysis as "fundamentally flawed" and accused the regulator of rewriting the rules for asse...


Walmart shares surge after posting best holiday quarter in years

Ecommerce firms including Walmart owned Flipkart and Amazon were also asked to provide services such as warehousing, logistics and advertising to all selle...


Supreme Court holds Anil Ambani companies guilty of contempt

He expressed confidence that Reliance Communications will comply with the court's order in paying dues to Ericcson within four weeks. Some 1 billion rupees ha...


Southwest Airlines declares emergency due to broken planes

In a statement to CBS News Correspondent Kris Van Cleave, Southwest Airlines COO Southwest Airlines COO Mike Van de Ven accused AMFA of work disruptions and s...


Someone in Ireland has won €175 million in Tuesday night's EuroMillions draw

The winning numbers were 1, 8, 18, 19 , 39. Speaking about the latest lottery win, National Lottery chief executive Dermot Griffin said the shop in Ireland w...


Honda confirms plan to close United Kingdom factory with loss of 3,500 jobs

Justin Tomlinson, the North Swindon Conservative MP and Department of Welfare and Pensions Minister said that plans were already underway to find solutions to...


May Meets Juncker in Brussels

However, there appeared to be little enthusiasm for the proposals - meant to replace the backstop with a basic free trade deal combined with technological solut...


US could face new trade battle over auto tariffs

Some trade organizations also blasted the Commerce Department for keeping the details of its "Section 232" national security report shrouded in secrecy, which...