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IAG boss Willie Walsh joins FTSE 100 exodus IAG boss Willie Walsh joins FTSE 100 exodus
- January 10, 2020

Bloomberg's Benedikt Kammel reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open". Walsh will be replaced by IAG member Iberia's current CEO Luis Gallego from March 26 - Gallego's successor at Iberia will be announced in due course. Willie "Slasher" Walsh came to British Airways a decade-and-a-half ago with a fearsome reputation. Walsh, a former pilot who has spent his career in the aviation industry, had "fantastic success at building IAG but obviously promoting internally is seen as a positive. (more...)
When Can I File My 2019 Taxes in 2020? When Can I File My 2019 Taxes in 2020?
- January 10, 2020

In an effort to get better data about people's experiences, companies will now have to use a "statistically valid methodology to randomly select and survey taxpayers who successfully e-filed a tax return through the Free File program", according to the signed agreement. (more...)
House passes war powers resolution condemning military action against Iran House passes war powers resolution condemning military action against Iran
- January 10, 2020

It has, however, been damaged by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally abandon it in 2018, triggering sanctions that have badly hurt Iran's economy. The closed-door briefing by members of the president's national security team has come under bipartisan criticism from lawmakers who say the administration has failed to adequately detail the intelligence justifying last week's killing of Maj. (more...)
BP, Premier Oil in $625M North Sea Deal BP, Premier Oil in $625M North Sea Deal
- January 10, 2020

Among these acquisitions are the Andrew and Shearwater areas in the UK Central North Sea , which includes the Andrew, Arundel, Cyrus, Farragon, and Kinnoull fields, as well as BP's non-operated interest in and relating to the Shearwater high pressure, high temperature gas condensate field. (more...)
Saskatoon lottery ticket worth $1 million Saskatoon lottery ticket worth $1 million
- January 10, 2020

Maxmillions tickets worth $1-million each were sold in Oshawa and Pickering. Lottery players can check their numbers on the OLG lottery app or website. It's Canada's largest-ever single lottery prize. The winning ticket was sold in Brampton, Ont. Lotto Max draws are twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays. (more...)
Major security flaws found in popular app TikTok Major security flaws found in popular app TikTok
- January 10, 2020

This followed an alert by U.S. cyber security firm Check Point Research . The attack leverages an insecure SMS system that TikTok offers on its website to let users send a message to their phone number with a link to download the video-sharing application. (more...)
Trump Bringing Obama Into Iran Discussion ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ Trump Bringing Obama Into Iran Discussion ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’
- January 10, 2020

A similar proposal by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., faces an uphill fight in the GOP-run Senate. Some Republican senators also expressed concerns after the briefing. We just have impulsive and ruckus decision making by the president. If loved ones are going to be sent to fight in a protracted war, "the president owes the American people a public conversation about why, and for what ends", said Slotkin, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst and Pentagon official who served in Iraq. (more...)
Uber stops upfront ride pricing in California amid new labor law Uber stops upfront ride pricing in California amid new labor law
- January 10, 2020

The final price for nonpool rides will be calculated at the end of a trip based on time and distance traveled, the company said. Rewards: Uber is discontinuing some of the features of its rewards program for riders, including "price protection" for certain routes (presumably their usual commute or rides to frequent destinations). (more...)
It’s time to raise state minimum wage It’s time to raise state minimum wage
- January 09, 2020

HMRC won't hesitate to take action to ensure that workers receive what they are legally entitled to". The governor says he doesn't want to raise the minimum wage but will consider a more moderate approach such as extending the time period or changing some of the rates. (more...)
USA defends Soleimani killing as ‘self-defense’ ahead of tense United Nations meeting USA defends Soleimani killing as ‘self-defense’ ahead of tense United Nations meeting
- January 09, 2020

This is what Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations, Majid Takht Ravanchi said when asked whether the missile strikes Iran launched this week mark the end of retaliatory actions against the United States in response to the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani . (more...)
China says delegation set to sign trade agreement in US China says delegation set to sign trade agreement in US
- January 09, 2020

Trump said last week that he would travel to Beijing for negotiations on the next part of the wider deal "at a later date", but Gao said he had "no further information on phase two" of the negotiations. "Both parties are in close communication regarding the detailed arrangement of the signing", Gao said, without providing more details. The Phase 1 deal reached last month is expected to cut tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of U.S. (more...)
Apple's app sales hit record $2b in final days of 2019
- January 09, 2020

Backdrop: 2019 was a transformative year for Apple's services business. "We introduced several exciting new experiences for our customers, all while setting the standard for user privacy and security". Apple News has over 100 million monthly active users in the USA, U.K., Australia and Canada. For example, Apple Music now offers over 60 million tracks across 115 countries and Apple Arcade has more than 100 titles in its catalog. (more...)
Gold Holds Near Six-Year High With Focus on Tehran's Next Move Gold Holds Near Six-Year High With Focus on Tehran's Next Move
- January 09, 2020

Gold dropped as much as 1 per cent on Thursday, drifting further away from a near 7-year peak hit in the previous session, as the prospect of an escalation in US-Iran conflict waned after the two sides softened their stance. Asian shares rebounded after there was no further escalation in Middle East tensions. Additionally, oil prices relinquished gains on speculation that Iran might not strike against the United States in a way that would disrupt supplies. (more...)
"Consider Inviting Finance Minister": Congress Mocks PM's Budget Meet
- January 09, 2020

They started chirping about the budget being round the corner and the Finance Minister missing the Prime Minister's meeting called, presumably, to garner budget suggestions. In a rebuttal, FM Sitharaman clarified that she has already met economists as part of her pre-Budget consultations. BJP sources said Sitharaman was holding pre-budget meetings with party workers at the BJP headquarters at that time. (more...)
Fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn calls Japanese imprisonment conditions a 'travesty' Fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn calls Japanese imprisonment conditions a 'travesty'
- January 08, 2020

Before fleeing Japan, Ghosn was awaiting trial over multiple counts of financial misconduct. He was first arrested in November 2018 , then secured a release in March 2019 after paying 1 billion yen (approximately 8 million euros). Prosecutor Ghassan Khoury met with the two lawyers who filed the case on Wednesday and asked them to bring additional evidence, adding he would summon Ghosn in the coming hours. (more...)
Bharat Bandh: Assam Govt Directs Officials to Attend Office Bharat Bandh: Assam Govt Directs Officials to Attend Office
- January 08, 2020

A joint statement issued by the central trade unions said that almost 25 crore are expected to join the strike against the "anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies of the Government". "Modi government's policies have led to a severe economic slowdown and have created bad loans for banks", Venkatachalam told Reuters news agency by phone. (more...)
Rockets Hit Airbase In Iraq Where US Troops Are Located
- January 08, 2020

Iran claims it launched a missile attack on Al-Asad Air Base, the largest base housing U.S. personnel in western Iraq, early Wednesday morning, Iranian state television revealed, according to the Associated Press. Residents in Iran's western Kermanshah province are said to have witnessed several missiles being launched. USA officials have yet to comment on the number of service members injured or killed in the strike. (more...)
Rolls-Royce records highest sales in its history this year Rolls-Royce records highest sales in its history this year
- January 08, 2020

Improving upon the year before - already a record-setter - by a substantial 25 per cent, in 2019 Rolls-Royce sold 5,152 cars. What also helped the brand to grow amongst younger clients was the Black Badge. North America continued to be the biggest contributor with about a third of Rolls-Royce's total sales, followed by China and Europe. Success of the latter is particularly intriguing, given 2019 was the final year of its 11-year production run - and it's hard to imagine Rolls doing run-out ... (more...)
Oil prices soar after Iran attacks airbases housing US troops in Iraq
- January 08, 2020

Reports of rocket attacks on Ain Assad Air Base where U.S. forces are stationed, and the subsequent confirmation by Iran taking credit for the missile strikes have sent risk markets reeling. The yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury notes US10YT=RR last stood at 1.7534 percent, down more than 7 basis points from a U.S. close of 1.825 percent on Tuesday, though up from session lows. (more...)
Ikea to pay family $46m after child killed by falling drawers Ikea to pay family $46m after child killed by falling drawers
- January 08, 2020

Jozef died after a dresser fell on him and crushed his neck and caused him to suffocate, according to court documents. The item, which weighs 70lbs (32kg), had been recalled a year earlier over safety concerns after three other children were killed. (more...)

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