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by | December 14, 2018 | 19:51

He also dismissed concerns that the two cases are politically motivated and may have unsettled Canadians living and working in China. He was arrested on charges of "harming [Chinese] national security", but details on the reasons for his detention were not provided by Beijing.

by | December 14, 2018 | 15:27

The heart first boarded the plane in Sacramento, according to a spokesperson for Southwest. A Southwest Airlines plane was forced to turn around mid-flight after the crew discovered a human heart had been left onboard. Dr. Andrew Gottschalk, one of the passengers on the flight, said he and his fellow passengers were more than happy to turn the plane around to deliver the heart and hopefully save a life.

by | December 14, 2018 | 13:14

According to the contest rules , the victor will be determined based on creativity, brand relevance, humour and submission quality. If you're lying in bed and miss your phone , you're going to have to keep missing it. Vitamin Water says to "go wild, be out there, and wow us". Contest hopefuls on Twitter are dreaming about what they would do for a year. Many of us can't go a few seconds without checking our smartphone.

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:30

How can anyone believe that the Democrats support border security - wall or no wall - when they have repeatedly broken their promises to work with Republicans on it, when they demonize all opponents of illegal immigration and amnesty as racists, when they oppose all reasonable measures to guard the border, and when many of them actually advocate the elimination of U.S.

by | December 14, 2018 | 05:18

Apple inked a deal with Austin in 2012 that gave the Cupertino-based company $8.6 million in city incentives over a 10-year period to set up shop at its current campus. Earlier this year, Apple announced it would launch a major new campus in the United States, its second largest behind the Cupertino headquarters.

by | December 14, 2018 | 04:58

American farmers, especially soybean farmers, have been hit hard by China's retaliatory tariffs . According to Trump, trade talks with Beijing are already under way by telephone, with more meetings likely among USA and Chinese officials.

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:42

In his first media interaction as RBI Governor , he spoke about issues before the central bank . At present, he is also the government's representative at the Group of 20 summits. He was also the brain behind rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). He said that he would like to focus on the banking sector immediately.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:49

The ACCC says there is a lack of transparency around the algorithms used to rank and display ads and news content which gives Google and Facebook the ability and incentive to favour related businesses or businesses they have an existing commercial relationship with.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:18

The farm bill is expected to cost $867 billion as it sets agriculture subsidies for the next five years, with the majority being spent on programs that guarantee insurance for farmers and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the program that feeds about 42 million Americans each year, with an average cost of $1.86 per meal, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures .

by | December 13, 2018 | 09:37

by | December 12, 2018 | 23:57

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May defended her leadership outside 10 Downing Street just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, revealing that her Conservative Party had demanded a vote of confidence in her premiership amid the tumult of Britain exiting the EU .

by | December 12, 2018 | 16:01

Google CEO Sundar Pichai came under fire from lawmakers on Tuesday over the company's secretive plan to launch a censored search engine in China . Sundar Pichai was asked the process behind Google determining to display images of the U.S.

by | December 11, 2018 | 05:00

Both of the patents in question relate to software and are separate from hardware patents under dispute in other court battles between the two tech giants in the US and elsewhere. San Diego-based chipmaker Qualcomm on Monday said it had won a preliminary injunction against Apple in Chinese courts, which found that Apple infringed on two Qualcomm-held patents.

by | December 11, 2018 | 03:19

A timeline for Lyft's market debut as a public company isn't as clear, but 2019 is said to be the target. Just over a year ago, co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick departed the company, and new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has spent much of 2018 attempting to turn the company around and rehabilitate its image.

by | December 10, 2018 | 23:13

The CEO appeared alone at a late-night media conference just hours after the arrest and issued a frontal condemnation of Ghosn's alleged behaviour, calling it "the dark side of Ghosn's long reign". Only Ghosn's lawyers and embassy officials from Lebanon, France and Brazil, where he has citizenship, have been allowed to visit him. Prosecutors are also planning to rearrest Ghosn on new charges not yet made public, said the people.

by | December 10, 2018 | 19:36

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the RBI brought financial stability under the leadership of Patel. He steered the banking system from chaos to order and ensured discipline. I wish Dr. Urjit Patel success in his future endeavours. "I think, this is something that all Indians should be concerned about because strength of our institutions is really important for our growth, sustainable growth and equity in the economy", said Mr.

by | December 10, 2018 | 12:40

The report will provide some relief for Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, who said on Thursday that economic data since October had been disappointing. "The large gain in jobs will keep a January rate hike on the table for now, but we'll need to see similarly positive evidence from other indicators and no major reversal in the next jobs report, " Mendes wrote in a research note to clients Friday.

by | December 10, 2018 | 07:15

In November , shortly after he was criticized for not punishing Saudi Arabia for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Trump tweeted out his thanks to the Saudis for lower gas prices that were "l$3 ike a big Tax Cut for America and the World".

by | December 10, 2018 | 06:27

Heavy snow will continue across northern central North Carolina on Sunday, while the National Weather Service now predicts precipitation in the Triangle will switch to freezing rain late Sunday morning and linger into the afternoon. Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations around three-tenths of an inch. The winter storm sweeping across the southern United States revealed its power Saturday by dropping 10 inches of snow on Lubbock, Texas - 2 inches more than the ...

by | December 09, 2018 | 16:47

The CEO of O2 Mark Evans followed it up with: "I want to reassure our customers that we are doing everything we can to fix the issue with our network and say how sorry I am to everyone affected". "You don't need to do a thing", the company said in a Twitter post. Ericsson has promised "a complete and comprehensive root cause analysis" to find out how the security certificate expiries were missed.

by | December 09, 2018 | 14:53

That's less than the roughly 200,000 jobs a month that the economy has been creating for the past year. "The economy continues to churn out new jobs and reflects the strong underlying business conditions that point to steady, albeit slower job growth and economic activity in 2019", said Joe Brusuelas, chief economist at consulting firm RSM.

by | December 08, 2018 | 19:15

It was designed for the iPhone 6 , 6S and now, it is also available for the iPhone 7. The icon, which can be found on watchOS 5.1.2 beta 2, is used to display the charging status for the battery case within the battery widget. Finally, evidence has been discovered within iOS to suggest that this Smart Battery Case follow-up may launch before the end of the year. Among the changes, Apple is now offering its customers double the normal amount on trade-in devices for those who buy a new ...

by | December 08, 2018 | 16:59

Altria can also invest up to a further $1.4 billion to increase its ownership stake in Cronos to 55 per cent, under the arrangement. " Altria is the ideal partner for Cronos Group , providing the resources and expertise we need to meaningfully accelerate our strategic growth", said Mike Gorenstein, Cronos Group's chairman, president and chief executive officer.

by | December 08, 2018 | 06:29

U.S. stocks plunged on Tuesday with all three major indices erasing more than 3 per cent, amid worries over inverted yield curve signalling a possible economic slowdown. Concerns are mounting over the lack of meaningful progress on the US-China trade talks, after Trump suggested on Tuesday that he may extend the 90-day trade truce with China.

by | December 08, 2018 | 05:23

He said in a statement that Bush's service to the nation "demonstrated how we as a people can draw on our humility, diversity and devotion to our country to meet every challenge with fortitude and confidence". That was a departure from Trump's comments at a Montana rally this past summer, where he mocked the "thousand points of light" phrase that Bush had famously used to describe the volunteer spirit of Americans.