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Business Air France plane's engine breaks apart midair, forcing emergency landing in Canada
Author: 0 Air France plane's engine breaks apart midair, forcing emergency landing in Canada

This is one of two powerplant options available for the Airbus A380, along with the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine. "We grabbed onto something and then we sat down, and the plane righted itself fairly soon". The Goose Bay airport was not equipped to handle large planes, McNeely said. Adams said passengers were stuck inside the aircraft as emergency vehicles pulled up to the scene.

Business United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements
Author: 0 United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements

In a video interview with Israeli news site Walla broadcast in full on Friday, ambassador David Friedman said the Jewish state is "only occupying two percent of the West Bank ". Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 7 Tishrei 5778, in Jerusalem, met with US President Donald Trump's special envoy, Jason Greenblatt, and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman .

Business The Coffee Aficionados Guide To National Coffee Day in Alabama
Author: 0 The Coffee Aficionados Guide To National Coffee Day in Alabama

Cinnabon: Cinnabon is offering free 12 oz. cups of coffee all day. Keurig: Keurig is offering 20% of all K-Cup pods on Keurig .com with the code "CELEBRATE" at checkout until October 1. Atlas Coffee : Get $14 off subscriptions to Atlas Coffee , a travel-themed coffee of the month club. The offer applies to select store locations around the country.

Business Ryanair given until 5pm today to sort out compensation over cancelled flights
Author: 0 Ryanair given until 5pm today to sort out compensation over cancelled flights

He said he welcomes the commitment but is "disappointed" that the carrier has yet to respond to a request made on September 21 for clarification on how Ryanair will help the customers affected by its cancellations. "We apologise again sincerely for the disruption and inconvenience our rostering failure has caused some of our customers", Ryanair's Chief Marketing Officer said in the notice.

Business Gold slides as dollar surges on Fed rate hike view
Author: 0 Gold slides as dollar surges on Fed rate hike view

Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.2 per cent to 7,285.74 points on Tuesday, weighed down by financials, while mid caps slipped 0.3 per cent on sharp, results-driven falls. "The current level of the policy rate is appropriate given current macroeconomic data", he said. Yellen's statement reinforced expectations for its next benchmark rate hike later this year.

Business Unilever seals $2.7bn deal for South Korean skin care company
Author: 0 Unilever seals $2.7bn deal for South Korean skin care company

Alan Jope, Unilever president of personal care, said: "We are delighted to be acquiring Carver Korea ". Carver ranks as the third-largest cosmetics company in South Korea, following AmorePacific and LG Household & Healthcare. Unilever made its formal move on Carver Korea yesterday for a business that was founded back in 1999 and which has shown impressive growth over the last five years, delivering sales of €321m ($379m) and EBITDA of €137m ($162m) in 2016.

Business Latest on Uber in London
Author: 0 Latest on Uber in London

Lyft , Uber's closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London's transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for worldwide expansion. He also pointed out that, all drivers on the Uber app in NSW "must hold a valid Driver Authorisation (DA) issued by Roads and Maritime Services before they can drive on the app.

Business NFL Week Three Match Up: Giants at Eagles
Author: 0 NFL Week Three Match Up: Giants at Eagles

Prediction: The Eagles are just a better team and they will contend for the NFC East title all year long. He did give up a touchdown pass, but he also had two pass breakups and led the team in tackles yet again. His second one came after Manning tossed three TDs in a span of 5:21 in the fourth quarter to give NY a 21-14 lead. Their 39 carries were their most since they had 45 in a Thanksgiving Day win over the Cowboys in 2014.

Business Japan PM calls snap election
Author: 0 Japan PM calls snap election

While the government and ruling coalition will now coordinate the timing of the Lower House election, indications are that it will likely be held on October 22. The prime minister of Japan is going to take an advantage of opposition disarray through the snap election. "For Mr. Abe, now is the time". According to a weekend poll in business daily Nikkei , 44 percent of Japanese plan to vote for Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), while only eight percent favoured the main ...

Business China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion'
Author: 0 China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion'

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test on 3 September and has been the focus of widespread condemnation at the UN General Assembly this week. A second tremor soon after that test was possibly caused by a "cave-in", CENC said at the time.

Business Yellen: Fed To Modestly Reduce Bond Holdings
Author: 0 Yellen: Fed To Modestly Reduce Bond Holdings

As the bonds mature, the government pays the face value to the Fed. The Fed will also release new economic forecasts, and could also talk about the impact which the hurricane season will have on United States growth. "The Fed took another step on its path of lovely normalization, announcing that the gradual balance sheet reduction will start next month and limiting revisions to both projections and policy guidance", said Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Adviser At Allianz, in California.

Business Tesla reportedly partners with AMD to build chips for self-driving vehicles
Author: 0 Tesla reportedly partners with AMD to build chips for self-driving vehicles

Jim Keller, formerly the chief architect for AMD's microprocessors, is now VP of autopilot hardware at Tesla . Tesla is said to be developing the AI chip processor on top of AMD technology, hoping to create a power-efficient multi-purpose chip to bring Tesla's vision of a fully autonomous driving vehicle into reality.

Business Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Author: 0 Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

It's business as usual for all Toys "R" Us stores in the Philippines, which will continue to offer a wide assortment of toys and merchandise for kids, the company said Wednesday, amid reports that Toys "R" Us Inc , the largest US toy store chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection .

Business Ryanair Under Pressure to Publish Full List of Cancelled Flights
Author: 0 Ryanair Under Pressure to Publish Full List of Cancelled Flights

The airline has said it is offering full refunds or alternative flights to those affected, although many passengers have complained that the alternative flights on offer are days later than they were originally due to fly. Ryanair also said the drastic decision to cancel flights was motivated by its need to improve punctuality, which has fallen from 90% to below 80% in the first two weeks of September.

Business All Chinese Exchanges to be Closed on Sep 30
Author: 0 All Chinese Exchanges to be Closed on Sep 30

Meanwhile, BTCC, a bitcoin exchange, said its China-based exchange will end all operations on September 30 following unverified reports that Chinese authorities are preparing to ban cryptocurrency exchanges. Bitcoin is some way off its record high of $4,950 as it continues to falter amid concerns that the Chinese government is launching an anti-cryptocurrency movement to crack down on digital currencies.

Business Oil price rises to above US$50 a barrel
Author: 0 Oil price rises to above US$50 a barrel

Crude oil futures neared $50 a barrel Thursday morning, adding to weekly gains inspired by pent up demand from USA refineries. The EIA report dovetails with a report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency, issued Wednesday, that raised its estimate of 2017 world oil demand growth to 1.6 million barrels per day from 1.5 million bpd.

Business Volkswagen to produce electric version of each vehicle by 2030
Author: 0 Volkswagen to produce electric version of each vehicle by 2030

In the high-end luxury market, Daimler had Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton drive in on stage on the new Mercedes-Benz-AMG Project ONE, a two-seat hybrid with over 1,000 horsepower and a top speed of 350 kph (217 mph), while Rolls-Royce showed off the eighth generation of the Phantom.

Business What you need to know about Equifax
Author: 0 What you need to know about Equifax

We have seen so many other big breaches over the last few years (Yahoo, Target, etc.) that we have become inured to these kinds of incidents, and the attendant masses of potential victims. There wasn't much of a financial cost; my credit card company quickly negated the charges, but it was a massive waste of time. You can get this online by going to http://www.ssa.gov/myacount .

Business British inflation jumps, pushing pound to one-year dollar high
Author: 0 British inflation jumps, pushing pound to one-year dollar high

A statement from the ONS said: "The depreciation of sterling seen in 2016 and particularly following the outcome of the European Union referendum would increase the prices producers pay for imported goods". All in all, I see more deflationary forces than inflationary in the world economy at present". The annual growth was forecast to increase to 2.8 percent.

Business Three tips for consumers confronting data breach
Author: 0 Three tips for consumers confronting data breach

According to Equifax , the breach lasted from mid-May through July, and compromised names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers. Beware of scammers who may purport to be from the retailer, your bank, or your credit card issuer, telling you that your card was compromised and suggesting actions to "fix" the problem.

Business Oil markets move little with industry in grip of Caribbean hurricanes
Author: 0 Oil markets move little with industry in grip of Caribbean hurricanes

The National Hurricane Center has raised the odds that the Category 5 storm will hit the US, fueling fears about yet more disruption to USA oil production. United States oil output fell by nearly 8 per cent, from 9.5 million barrels per day (bpd) to 8.8 million bpd, according to the Energy Information Administration .

Business Why Self-Driving Car Companies Are Cheering Congress Today
Author: 0 Why Self-Driving Car Companies Are Cheering Congress Today

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao was expected to unveil the revised guidelines next Tuesday at a self-driving vehicle testing facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan, four people briefed on the matter said. Traditionally, the federal government has regulated vehicle safety, and states have handled vehicle operations, such as issuing driver licenses. It also bars states from preventing such testing, which many auto companies claim is critical to getting the vehicles to consumers within the ...