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U.S. can see zero Q1 growth due to shutdown: WH adviser

U.S. can see zero Q1 growth due to shutdown: WH adviser

If the prolonged partial government shutdown extends for the whole first quarter of 2019, it's possible that , will be "very close" to zero percent, according to Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. The federal government shutdown over Trump's demand for United States dollars 5.7 billion for a wall along the Mexican border entered 33rd day on Wednesday, with little sign of relief for the roughly 800,000 federal workers going without pay. Consulte Mais Informação

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Corbyn accused of 'facilitating a job-destroying Brexit'

Corbyn accused of 'facilitating a job-destroying Brexit'

MPs from the cross-party People's Vote campaign said there was no chance of winning enough support in parliament without the backing of the Labour leader. Outlining what she plans to do after her European Union divorce deal was rejected by Parliament last week, May said that she had heeded lawmakers' concerns over an insurance policy known as the "backstop" that is meant to guarantee there are no customs checks along the border between European Union member Ireland and the UK's Northern ... Consulte Mais Informação

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BuzzFeed Laying Off 15% of its Staff

BuzzFeed Laying Off 15% of its Staff

BuzzFeed is to further cut its cloth after announcing that 15% of its workforce , equivalent to 250 staff, are set to lose their jobs as the publisher seeks to place itself on a firmer financial footing. "This will be a tough week for all of us and I realize it will be much worse for the people losing their jobs", Peretti wrote in the memo. BuzzFeed , a pioneering site that spans hard news, personality quizzes and listicle-style features, was long seen as a way for journalism to prosper ... Consulte Mais Informação

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So long, Sweethearts: Candy hearts not available for Valentine's Day

So long, Sweethearts: Candy hearts not available for Valentine's Day

In case you haven't been following candy news particularly closely, Necco, the company that is responsible for Necco wafers and Sweethearts , abruptly closed in 2018. And while this type of hard candy may be able to last for up to a year, its quality might be compromised. Sweethearts, better known as conversation hearts, will not be hitting store shelves for the most romantic day of the year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odor

Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odor

Adler says he was shocked by the allegation - and concerned about his eight other children back home in metro Detroit. "Because we just got kicked off a plane for smelling", Jennie Adler said. On Wednesday night they were removed from the plane after complaints about their hygiene. They were supposedly promised they could collect their luggage from the departing plane; however, according to WPLG , the flight departed with their possessions. Consulte Mais Informação

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WATCH Boeing’s Flying ‘Car’ Takes Its First Flight

WATCH Boeing’s Flying ‘Car’ Takes Its First Flight

Boeing is among a number of companies - including rival Airbus and rideshare company Uber - looking at smaller electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. The CAV completed its first indoor flight a year ago and will transition to outdoor flight testing in 2019. "From building air vehicles to airspace integration, we will usher in a future of safe, low-stress mobility in cities and regions around the world", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gone Ghosn: Embattled Renault boss steps down from French automaker

Gone Ghosn: Embattled Renault boss steps down from French automaker

France's finance minister, Bruno le Maire, had confirmed earlier that Ghosn formally handed in his resignation from his roles at Renault on Wednesday evening. Senard had been at the helm of French tire giant Michelin for nearly seven years. Those rules specify that Renault's CEO is also the head of the Amsterdam-based venture that manages the alliance, Le Maire has said. Consulte Mais Informação

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World Economic Forum starts amid economic, political worries

World Economic Forum starts amid economic, political worries

The Brazilian president took the forum's keynote slot from U.S. President Donald Trump , who cancelled his attendance to address a week-long partial government shutdown . The President, who is accompanied by Team South Africa, which comprises the leadership of government, business and labour, will use the annual meeting to reach out to global partners and investors as part of efforts to position the country favourably to the rest of the globe. Consulte Mais Informação

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