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Sault and area tickets win $2 million

Sault and area tickets win $2 million Various other winning tickets were sold in Sarnia, Kitchener, Sudbury, Owen Sound, Sault Ste. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket sold in Ontario. 1 Encore ticket, worth $1,000,000 was sold in the Newmarket area. Odds of winning a Lotto Max jackpot or Maxmillion prize are one in 28,633,528 per play. [Full Article...]

Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz To Step Down

Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz To Step Down Schultz, who oversaw the transformation of Starbucks into a global chain with more than 28,000 locations, had left the CEO job at the company past year to focus on innovation and social impact projects. "One of the things I want to do in my next chapter is to figure out if there is a role I can play in giving back", he continued. "For years I've had a dream to build a different kind of company, on... [Full Article...]

Trudeau: Trump's tariffs are 'insulting and unacceptable'

Trudeau: Trump's tariffs are 'insulting and unacceptable' As well as tariffs, EU countries told the U.S. about their concern over the effect of new USA sanctions on Iran for European companies that want to trade with both nations. "If there is a risk of reducing their production or a risk of not being able to export as much, we will be there to support them in making sure that they maintain the jobs that they have in that sector", economic development mi... [Full Article...]

Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely

Vermont will pay you $10,000 to move there and work remotely Gov. Phil Scott signed the bill into law on Wednesday (May 30). "I'm getting calls from Wisconsin, Texas, Florida, D.C., you name it", Joan Goldstein, the state's economic development commissioner, told "Good Morning America". Sirotkin, who stressed that legislators were determined to make the application process straightforward. Interested workers will want to act fast. Workers will receive... [Full Article...]

Italy’s New PM, Conte Begins Work

Italy’s New PM, Conte Begins Work But by Thursday night, 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini found the compromise that earned them President Sergio Mattarella's blessing to form a government. But Cottarelli was not able to present a cabinet, and received no support from any of the major parties. Mattarella said the appointment of Savona would have disastrous consequences for Italy's economy and abili... [Full Article...]

Burger King is celebrating National Donut Day with a Whopper donut

Burger King is celebrating National Donut Day with a Whopper donut If you're the first customer at this Phoenix bakeshop, you'll get to enjoy a free donut latte . Started by The Salvation Army on the first Friday in June in 1938, National Donut Day was created to honor the Donut Lassies who served the sweet treats to soldiers on the frontlines of WWI. [Full Article...]

Aluminum, steel makers disappointed with imposition of hefty USA tariffs

Aluminum, steel makers disappointed with imposition of hefty USA tariffs Shares of U.S. steel manufacturers were jumping in early trading Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported that President Donald Trump was ready to announce tariffs on European Union, Mexican, and Canadian steel imported into the country. [Full Article...]

Oil prices mixed on trade strains and production gains

Oil prices mixed on trade strains and production gains Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, who acts as PNOC-EC's ex-officio chairman, has tasked the state firm to prepare for oil trading and retail to provide competition to existing oil industry players and curb increasing prices of petroleum products. [Full Article...]

Personal information hacked in 100,000+ homes

Personal information hacked in 100,000+ homes The FBI nonetheless is urging all small office and home router owners to reboot devices even if they were not made by one of the affected vendors. Devices infected by VPNFilter include routers from makers like Cisco/Linksys, MikroTik, NETGEAR, and TP-Link. [Full Article...]

Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day The government had raised excise duty on petrol by Rs 11.77 a lire and that on diesel by 13.47 a litre in nine instalments between November 2014 and January 2016 to shore up finances as global oil prices fell, but then cut the tax just once in October a year ago by Rs 2 a litre. [Full Article...]

Starbucks to Close Stores Tuesday to Conduct Anti-Bias Training

Starbucks to Close Stores Tuesday to Conduct Anti-Bias Training The training is one of several steps Starbucks is taking after two black men were arrested in a Starbucks in Philadelphia. Starbucks will close 8,000 of its locations across the USA on May 29, and here's everything you need to know! A sign posted at a San Francisco store said the store would close at 2:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Italian PM quits four day after being asked to form government

Italian PM quits four day after being asked to form government Mattarella became the target of populist rage when he said he rejected the populists' choice of Paolo Savona for finance minister for the good of the country and the financial "savings of families" that had been endangered by rising bond spreads and market concerns. [Full Article...]

PayPal bags iZettle in $2.2bn move into bricks-and-mortar commerce

PayPal bags iZettle in $2.2bn move into bricks-and-mortar commerce The decision from iZettle comes just over a month after Spotify became arguably Europe's largest startup to refuse to sell up to a USA or Asian investor, listing on the New York Stock Exchange for about $27 billion. Based in Stockholm, iZettle offers a range of payment and commerce solutions, including payments, point of sales, funding and partners applications. [Full Article...]

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Reportedly Asked Qatari Government for $1M in 2016

Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Reportedly Asked Qatari Government for $1M in 2016 The OGE told the Justice Department in a letter released Wednesday, CNBC reported , that Cohen's payment to a third-party should legally have been detailed in the president's 2016 financial disclosure filing. Ms Daniels claims of hush money were originally denied by Mr Trump. When news of the $130,000 payment first broke, Michael D. Cohen did not deny it but said that he had not been reim... [Full Article...]

There's been a mysterious rise in ozone-destroying emissions

There's been a mysterious rise in ozone-destroying emissions The startling resurgence of the chemical, reported in Nature , will likely spark an global investigation to track down the mysterious source . At first, the researchers hypothesised that the sudden hike in CFC-11 might be due to the destruction of old buildings containing CFC-11 refrigerants. [Full Article...]

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach There were quite a few other names mentioned as coaches of interest for the Bucks, but Budenholzer is one of the most underrated head coaches in the National Basketball Association. Khris Middleton would join in as well. "I think a coaching hire just adds to the momentum that we have as an organization, particularly if it's the right person and it helps us win the way that we expect to win". [Full Article...]

Are Analysts Bullish about Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) after last week?

Are Analysts Bullish about Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) after last week? BARR p.l.c. (LON:BAG) PTs and latest ratings. Creative Planning holds 0% or 16,162 shares. Moreover, Northern Tru Corp has 0% invested in Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) for 551,953 shs. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, April 9 by Credit Suisse. The stock decreased 1.45% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $57.7. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime members to get extra discount at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime members to get extra discount at Whole Foods Amazon has been implementing perks for its Prime members in Whole Foods since it acquired the grocery chain over the summer. However it seems that these discounts/perks will only be available to those who are living in Florida, so if you're not a Florida resident then we guess you'll be missing out on this for now. [Full Article...]

Salma Hayek offers a solution to the gender pay gap

Salma Hayek offers a solution to the gender pay gap According to Hayek, however, it is not just women who have suffered as a effect of powerful men abusing their positions. The prestigious Cannes festival has come under criticism for failing to showcase more films by women directors. "We couldn't have done it without a few good men, like my husband", she said, adding that it was "so sexy and unnerving when he comes up with ideas that I should hav... [Full Article...]

Amazon Go Is On the Move to Two More Cities

Amazon Go Is On the Move to Two More Cities Given the city has targeted Amazon with crippling, anti-jobs taxes, one might say, if you love Amazon, you may not want to move to Seattle after all. Amazon is opening its first Amazon Go stores outside of Seattle, with cashierless store locations slated for Chicago and San Francisco . [Full Article...]


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