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Air traffic controllers' union issues dire safety warning over shutdown

Air traffic controllers' union issues dire safety warning over shutdown A shortage of air-traffic control personnel prompted the FAA to halt flights into New York City's LaGuardia Airport, a major worldwide hub, CNBC reports this morning . An increasing amount of TSA employees are skipping work during the shutdown, citing financial constraints and an inability to work without being paid. [Full Article...]

US orders its embassy staff to leave Venezuela

US orders its embassy staff to leave Venezuela Venezuela's president expressed his gratitude to Turkey , Russia and China on Thursday for their support after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself " interim president". Venezuelans are heading into uncharted political waters after the young leader of a newly united opposition claimed Wednesday to hold the presidency and Maduro dug in for a fight with the Trump administration. [Full Article...]

Sweethearts Candy Will Be In Short Supply For Valentine's Day

Sweethearts Candy Will Be In Short Supply For Valentine's Day One of America's favorite (or most divisive) sweets for Valentine's Day may be in short supply this year. Spangler Candy, the company that bought Necco, says there isn't enough time to produce Sweethearts before the holiday. With over 19 million pounds sold each year, CandyStore.com estimates that over 80 percent of the conversation hearts purchased were Sweethearts brand. [Full Article...]

US Doing 'very Well' in China Trade Talks

US Doing 'very Well' in China Trade Talks China's economy was more vulnerable to the fallout from the trade war , he said, noting that Beijing exports more goods to the United States than the other way around. A member of the USA delegation, under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs Ted McKinney, told reporters that the team would return to the United States later on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Amazon commences field testing of autonomous Scout delivery robot

Amazon commences field testing of autonomous Scout delivery robot The autonomous delivery device, Amazon Scout , is created to get packages to customers. Knowing Amazon, it will want to scale up the project as large as it can, though that may change when the Scout has had the chance to do some recon. [Full Article...]

Tesla gets green light to sell Model 3 in Europe

Tesla gets green light to sell Model 3 in Europe A Belgian news site reports that Tesla is expected to ship as many as 3,000 cars a week to the Belgian port of Zeebrugge for subsequent distribution across the continent. As of last summer, it was reportedly making 5,000 cars a week, which was originally promised by the end of 2017. The cheapest version of the Model 3 is on sale from 58,800 euros ($66,800), while the most basic version of the ... [Full Article...]

Dyson to move headquarters out of Britain

Dyson to move headquarters out of Britain Sir James himself will reportedly divide his time between Southeast Asia and the UK. The announcement comes as the United Kingdom government scrambles to reassure businesses as uncertainty over Brexit continues. "This decision has been occurring for some time and will quicken as Dyson brings its electrical vehicle to market". It will launch with a low-volume halo model, a similar tactic to Vol... [Full Article...]

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight That's not all Boeing is cooking up through its Boeing Next group, which is responsible for developing the airborne mobility of the future. Everyone is mostly still as far as the test phase right now, launching experimental flights to begin working on kinks enough to take things to the next stage. [Full Article...]

Weeks Into Shutdown, More TSA Agents Are Calling Out Sick

Weeks Into Shutdown, More TSA Agents Are Calling Out Sick TSA Pre✓® is also available at the Concourse H checkpoint for passengers on flights in concourses H or J. The MIA Airport Official mobile app also provides the Mobile Passport Control feature, which allows us citizens with a valid USA passport and Canadian citizens with a valid Canadian passport and B1 or B2 visa status to have their passport information processed by using their smartphone o... [Full Article...]

Reported Drone Sighting Above Teterboro Grounds Newark Flights: Fact Or Fiction?

Reported Drone Sighting Above Teterboro Grounds Newark Flights: Fact Or Fiction? The issue of drones impacting commercial air traffic has taken on new urgency after reports of drone sightings in the United Kingdom impacted air travel. "We are working closely with the airport and the FAA to return our operations to normal as quickly as possible", the airline wrote. Both airports have since ordered military-grade anti-drone technology. [Full Article...]

China accuses United States and Canada of abusing their bilateral extradition treaty

China accuses United States and Canada of abusing their bilateral extradition treaty Beijing has not tied any of the three Canadians' cases to Meng's arrest, but has warned of severe consequences if she was not immediately released. The U.S. Schellenberg death sentence was seen by many in Canada as another attempt by Beijing to apply pressure on Ottawa following Meng's arrest. A fluent Korean speaker, he arranged one of basketballer Dennis Rodman's trips to North Korea and has s... [Full Article...]

Maruti Baleno (facelift) grade-wise feature additions revealed

Maruti Baleno (facelift) grade-wise feature additions revealed One of them would be the facelifted version of the Baleno that will be launched in the market soon. Maruti has also confirmed that the auto will now come with improved safety features like speed alert system, co-driver seat belt reminder and rear parking assist sensors. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund warns on eurozone slowdown

International Monetary Fund warns on eurozone slowdown At the launch of the report in Davos , Switzerland, Gopinath said: "The global expansion is weakening and at a rate that is somewhat faster than expected". With growth already weakened by the tariffs imposed on hundreds of billions of dollars in annual trade, mostly between the United States and China, the global economy is more susceptible to additional risks. [Full Article...]

United States to proceed with Huawei CFO extradition

United States to proceed with Huawei CFO extradition The US has informed Canada it will start formal extradition proceedings for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, almost two months after she was arrested in Vancouver for violating unilateral US sanctions against Iran. Once a person is arrested in Canada, the country that has requested the extradition has a certain number of days before they can make a formal request. [Full Article...]

Chinas economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

Chinas economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018 Chinese leaders have been warning that any recovery would be "L-shaped", meaning that companies and investors shouldn't expect growth to rebound to the previous decade's double-digit levels. If China's governance were the same as the United States and Europe's, the country would experience an economic crisis after decades of rapid development, just like the United States suffered in 1929. [Full Article...]

IMF Warns of Risks to Global Growth, Advance Economies to Fall Sharply

Canada exports many commodities, including oil , so its economy could be hurt by a slowdown in the global economy. She said the update projects global growth at 3.5 per cent in 2019, a downward revision of 0.2 per cent from the October report, and 3.6 per cent in 2020, a reduction of 0.1 per cent. [Full Article...]

United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities United said in a statement they had sent a relief aircraft to transport customers back to Newark. "We apologize to our customers and our crew is doing everything possible to assist them during the delay", the statement read, and indeed, passenger Eitan Magid confirmed to Gothamist that "the crew was fantastic", and that overall, "people were pretty calm"-even if extra blankets were not forthcomi... [Full Article...]

China's Growth Slumps to Lowest Since 1990

China's Growth Slumps to Lowest Since 1990 Beijing's propaganda wizards say the economy's slow growth signifies the nation's transition from a debt-fuelled economy to one led by innovation and top officials have long branded slower growth the " new normal " for China's economy. Instead it's a process of resolving tough problems, controlling serious risks and finally realizing a soft landing. The data was in line with forecasts but under... [Full Article...]

Google fined $57M after France finds violations of new European Union privacy law

Google fined $57M after France finds violations of new European Union privacy law Users are also unable to understand that Google is relying on consent as the legal basis for processing under GDPR , rather than the legitimate interest of the company. The regulator said Google had not obtained clear consent to process data because "essential information" was "disseminated across several documents". [Full Article...]

China's Economic Growth Slumps to Slowest Pace Since 1990

China's Economic Growth Slumps to Slowest Pace Since 1990 Growth in property investment in China cooled to the second slowest pace in 2018 in December, adding to signs of a further slackening in the real estate market in a blow to a key driver economic growth. The figures suggest that China may no longer be able to help shore up weakening global growth , as it has in the past. December data released along with GDP painted a mixed picture of the ec... [Full Article...]


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