Economy

Uber's revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Uber's revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Its adjusted net loss was $2.8 billion, excluding the operation in China it sold past year, said Uber , the largest of Silicon Valley's 'unicorns, ' or venture capital-backed companies with a valuati...

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Maple Leafs drop playoff opener against Washington in overtime

The game kicks off at 7:00 PM EST in Verizon Center, Washington . Washington did battle back, however, and cut the lead little by little. We have good players, we're allowed to play high-level ho...

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United changes crew booking policy after passenger dragged off plane

Other airlines have not said whether they will increase their compensation limits to displaced passengers. The memo was obtained by the Associated Press , and a spokesman for Delta Airlines told ...

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Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Reviewed By Analysts

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Reviewed By Analysts

The consensus rating is 3, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. XOM has been the subject of several analyst reports. With such a huge footprint, there was plenty of fat for Exxon Mo...

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Conflict could break out at any moment over North Korea: China

Conflict could break out at any moment over North Korea: China

While Trump has put North Korea on notice that he will not tolerate any more provocation, US officials have said his administration is focusing its strategy on tougher economic sanctions. "They ha...

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United Airlines Changes Policies Following Airplane Incident

At least one other airline is rethinking its policy too. When flights are overbooked, the airlines generally conduct auctions to get passengers to give up their seats voluntarily. Gate agents are al...

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BC Liberals stand pat with platform

The Liberals enter the campaign with a strong economic record, which includes the lowest jobless rate in Canada, a top-performing economy and consecutive surplus budgets. Liberals and the B.C. NDP ...

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Canada advances effort to legalize recreational marijuana

The 18 cannabis bills introduced today will impose "significant penalties" for anyone who breaks Canada's new marijuana rules. The new legislation would allow adults to buy fresh and dried cannabis...

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Payless closes almost 400 stores; Butte store not affected

Payless closes almost 400 stores; Butte store not affected

The footwear retailer released a list of almost 400 locations that are slated for closure on Wednesday. Payless ShoeSource, one of the largest family footwear retailers in the US, has filed for bank...

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Trump's abrupt reversals of key issues may reflect experience

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies with nuclear attack, attempts as a matter of state policy to subvert Western elections, and murders political opponents. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) w...

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BC election campaign officially begins

During her speech, she focused on the Liberals job plan and on the economy. "They don't sock it away in a Swiss bank account". Election platform unveiled by BC Liberals including first-ever Vanc...

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Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon say they won't sell your individual browsing history

Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon say they won't sell your individual browsing history

Republicans in Congress had last week narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support and over the strong objections of privacy advocates. Lewis said that Comcast Corpor...

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Nth Korea may be capable of sarin-tipped missiles-Japan PM

The Korean peninsula has turned extremely volatile in recent months over the North's missile launches and subsequent exchange of warnings by Pyongyang and its rivals - the US, South Korea and Japan. P...

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Tesla's next trick will be an electric semi truck

Musk also tweeted Thursday that Tesla expects to unveil a pickup truck in 18 to 24 months. We first got an inkling of a semi truck in July past year, when Musk hinted that his company was workin...

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Wells Fargo orders former execs to pay back $75 million

Though Stumpf , the CEO who appeared before the committees, resigned his post in October, there are others worth questioning, Ellison said. Ellison also asked how many employees submitted forma...

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University student killed in Venezuela opposition protest

University student killed in Venezuela opposition protest

The Interior Ministry denied claims that Ortiz was part of the protest and said the transit police officer who shot the student had been arrested, according to ABC News. "The Bolivarian government s...

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Tesla's Musk announces plans for semi-truck launch

Tesla Motors overtook General Motors to become the biggest USA automaker by market capitalization April 10, 2017, a sign of how Silicon Valley has captured investor excitement at Detroit's expense. L...

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North Korea warns against U.S. 'hysteria'

North Korea warns against U.S. 'hysteria'

The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of "reckless" military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. North Korea, still technically at war with the Sou...

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Community Easter Egg hunt breaks participant records

Children up to age 12, divided into four age groups, will hunt for eggs and prizes. Here are nine ideas that should make your hunt eggs-stra fun this year. The annual event has been a popular spri...

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Why your taxes aren't due on April 15 this year

Celebrated in Washington, D.C., Emancipation Day commemorates the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 that ended slavery in the nation's capital. It is recognized as a legal holiday in the Distric...

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United Pilots Issue Statement On Passenger Dragging

American Airlines updated its rules to say that no passenger who has boarded the plane will be removed to give the seat to someone else. Incident comes soon after a video of a United passenger ...

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'This will never happen again on a United flight': CEO

'This will never happen again on a United flight': CEO

Federal law says airlines don't have to pay more than $1,350 to passengers who are bumped involuntarily. The backlash from the incident resonated around the world, with social media users in the Uni...

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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) Valuation According To Analysts

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.29% of the company's stock. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in Louisiana-Pacific during the third quarter worth $163...

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Scrap the bridge tolls?

Liberal party and have determined that the information provided does not meet the threshold for a commissioner-initiated investigation". Of those surveyed, 12 per cent said their opinion of the BC ...

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Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

McDavid credited Kassian with being the difference-maker. "It gets you in the game, gets your team in the game". They had missed the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons prior to this year. "Guys might...

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Kentucky man dragged off plane suffered concussion, lost 2 teeth

Dao, who was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday night, suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth in the incident, and he will need to undergo reconstructive surg...

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Equal Pay Day Is Reminder of Existing Wage Gap

Those figures are part of an analysis released a day before Equal Pay Day, which advocates say illustrates the national gap between what men and women earn. Because women earn less on average, they ...

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United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare

United Airlines CEO Attempts To Make Things Right Amid PR Nightmare

It later came to light that passengers were removed so that the airline's own staff could take a seat. Munoz repeated his apology to David Dao , his family and the other passengers who witnessed hi...

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Here's Why It's Not Really Equal Pay Day Today After All

Equal Pay Day is a symbolic point in the year when a working woman's pay catches up to a man's from the prior year. OH ranks 42nd among states and D.C. Women can actually start out at the same pay ...

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The very public shaming of United Airlines

The very public shaming of United Airlines

Video of police officers dragging the passenger from an overbooked Uni. USA and European airlines are technically not required to offer anything to the passengers for voluntarily giving up their seat ...

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