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Theresa May to meet Merkel and Macron in push for Brexit extension

The Prime Minister met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon for a working lunch. He said the United Kingdom should be treated "with the highest respect" and "neither side should be allowed to feel humiliated". United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May arrived on Tuesday in Berlin for Brexit talks, but things turned nasty after she turned up and German Chancellor Angela Merkel was nowhere to be found.

Healthcare sector saw highest job growth in March

However, the Labour Participation Rate also increased from 62.1 per cent in February to 62.9 per cent in March, a sign that more people were looking for work. The United States economy added 196,000 jobs in the month of March, according to the Department of Labor . Adding, "The labor market fell right back into step with where we were, not only with positive job numbers but with exceeded forecasts".

Brent nears $70 on global supply

The global benchmark for oil prices settled for the entire trading session 9 cents higher at $69.40/Bbl. The price for Brent has jumped 30% this year, while WTI has gained 38%. "The OPEC + group has so far maintained a high compliance with their output-cut deal, which together with positive economic data from the US and China, are supporting oil prices", Kumar said.

Millions of Facebook records found on Amazon cloud servers: UpGuard

This included details such as the Facebook user ID, a list of Facebook friends, likes, photos, groups, checkins, and user preferences like movies, music, books, interests, and other, along with 22,000 passwords . "All of the data passed from Facebook to literally millions of developers needs to be managed", said Greg Pollock, a vice president at UpGuard .

Desperate Remainers Push 'Last Ditch Attempt' Bill to Stop No Deal Brexit

The Prime Minister said she wants the United Kingdom to leave the European Union "in a timely and orderly way" and a bill would have to be put in place so the United Kingdom would not have to participate in European Union elections on May 22.

Brex-what? Episode 5: What would a no-deal Brexit mean?

A no-deal scenario raises the question of how Ireland would retain seamless cross-border trade with British-governed Northern Ireland, with the frontier between the two becoming the only land border between Britain and the EU's single market.

Erdogan says his party wins election in Istanbul

The vote is one of the most divisive elections In Turkey's modern history and was marred by violence, with two members of the Islamic Felicity Party shot dead, a party spokesman said. But in a sign of possible turmoil ahead, AKP officials said they would challenge the alleged invalidation of tens of thousands of votes in both cities.

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today

Saddled with debt of more than $1 billion, Jet has been on the brink of collapse, and had to ground flights as it struggled pay lenders, suppliers, pilots and leasing companies. A bidding process will be initiated for new investors, which is expected to be completed in the June quarter. As a result, the stake of promoter Naresh Goyal will come down to 25 per cent from 50 per cent, while Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, which had a 24 per cent stake in the carrier, came down to 12 per cent.

Aiming for reinvention, Apple eyes streaming, services

What is clear is that the tech giant will be jumping into an already crowded - and growing -- streaming market. Amazon Prime Video, along with a slew of home-grown OTT players like Hotstar, ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Voot, etc, are now enjoying a king's share in India's video-streaming market, but the tables could turn soon.

Numbers drawn for Powerball jackpot: 24,25,52,60, 66. PB:5

The last Powerball victor can in late December, when a NY ticket won almost $300 million. It was the seventh-largest jackpot in US lottery history. Just remember, it only takes one $2 ticket for a chance to win. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. You can still become a millionaire by matching the five white balls.

Jury: Monsanto Roundup weed killer a substantial factor in man's cancer

Another California man was awarded $ 289 million (217.8 million pounds) in August after a state court jury found Roundup caused his cancer , sending Bayer shares plunging at the time. The decision in Edwin Hardeman's case is a landmark verdict that could impact hundreds of other similar lawsuits, according to The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom.

IEA: US to become 2nd biggest oil exporter by 2024

Crude oil prices began Friday on a higher note, as prices try to reach a balance between low global demand and supply cuts . On March 14, USA crude oil April futures rose 0.6% and settled at $58.61 per barrel, the highest closing level for U.S.

Tesla Model Y Specifications Revealed, Priced At $39000 Before Savings

The all-new electric vehicle, based on the Model 3 , has now been seen for the first time. This blindsided employees and investors alike, and Tesla backtracked 10 days later, saying in a blog post that more stores would remain open and that it will need to raise vehicle prices by about 3 percent on average worldwide.

Enjoy Local Pi Day Deals

You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. Rick's Bakery in Northwest Arkansas is offering a slice of pie and a coffee or a fountain drink for $3.14, or you can get $3.14 off a whole pie. Cheesecake and carrot cake are excluded from the deal, which is valid for in-restaurant orders only. On March 14, when you dine in at a Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen restaurant and buy a chicken pot pie, you'll get a second pie to bake at home later, free of charge.

More people working in Windsor, not enough to boost jobless rate

In an economy with more than half a million vacant jobs, many seem to be finding work. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent, in line with forecasts, while wage growth was up. "A total of 67,400 full-time positions were added during the month but 11,600 part-time jobs were shed, accounting for the 56,000 net total". Overall, the employment increase was led by a gain of 46,200 positions in the services sector, largely concentrated in the categories of professional, scientific and ...

China Won’t Make Big Concessions on Trade Deal, Ex-Minister Says

But the trade war is also hitting business operations at home in the United States, as well as the American consumer. The overall trade deficit has grown by $119 billion in the two years since Trump took office. The strength of the USA dollar has also not been helpful to the administration's aims, as it makes imports relatively cheaper while increasing the price of US products to the rest of the world.

Gap Inc says it will split in 2 companies, close 230 stores

The report also indicates that 7 North American Gap locations were closed at the end of August 2019, and 2 locations in Asia and Europe respectively. And without Old Navy to boost growth, those shares could struggle. After the separation, Art Peck, now the president and CEO of Gap Inc., will hold the same position with "NewCo", and Sonia Syngal, current president and CEO of Old Navy, will continue to lead the brand as a standalone company.

Victoria’s Secret to close 53 stores

Gap said Thursday that it would close 230 namesake stores in the next two years, as it reported that the brand's same-store sales fell 7% during the holiday quarter. "And we are intensely focused on improving results". The company's other flagship brand, Bath and Body Works, did well. L Brands' overall results for its fourth quarter, which includes the Christmas holiday period, were virtually flat as compared to one year earlier.

YouTube kills 400 channels for hosting pedophilic comments

Watson alleged in his video that Youtube's monetisation scheme means that the platform profits off of the traffic the "pedophile ring" generates. Jessica went on to explain the comments are "highly monitored" but YouTube has stated they have taken this "aggressive approach" due to "an abundance of caution related to content that may endanger minors".

Commons committee to weigh probe of SNC-Lavalin allegations

Canada's Conflict of Interest and Ethics commissioner has launched a probe into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's alleged illegal attempts to shield engineering giant SNC-Lavalin from criminal fraud and corruption charges. Tuesday night support started to stream in on social media for Wilson Raybould, including from some of her Liberal colleagues. Trudeau has said that he " welcomes " the probe, which is the fifth involving his cabinet since taking office in 2015.