• Delta cancels flights for 3rd day after storm hits Atlanta

    Economia

    The nightmarish delays that started Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport apparently aren't over after almost four days, as reports of long lines and more flight delays popped up on Saturday morning. Delta had canceled more than 400 flights by midday Friday, according to tracking service FlightAware.com. The airline also offered to waive change fees for those who rebooked their plans.
  • Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump

    Economia

    TOKYO (AP ) Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp . says its USA nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection. Westinghouse Electric Company, which helped drive the development of nuclear energy and the electric grid itself, was done in mostly by self-inflicted injuries, including a disastrous deal for a construction business that was meant to control costs and instead precipitated the events that led to the filing on Wednesday.
  • Sanders calls on Trump to explain Syria goals

    Economia

    Trump had said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children... even attractive babies", continuing that "no child of God should ever suffer such horror". It seems, given the horrific images broadcast to the world in the wake of the chemical attack in Syria last week, there will be considerable public support for America's decision to launch 59 cruise missiles against an Assad government air base in Homs.
  • North Korea next in Trump's crosshairs

    North Korea next in Trump's crosshairs

    Economia

    Moving more weapons to the Korean peninsula has been on the table since the United States, under President George H.W. Bush, pulled its nukes from South Korea in 1991 to persuade North Korea to let worldwide inspectors into its nuclear plants and re-energize diplomatic talks.
  • Greece, creditors close in on bailout deal

    Greece, creditors close in on bailout deal

    Economia

    As part of the latest reform deal, the Greeks will make cuts to its pension and tax policies in a bid to secure its budget surplus target of 3.5 percent of GDP and maintain it for the "medium term", once the bailout program ends in mid-2018.
  • Oil wobbles as looming USA stockpile gain keeps market nervous

    Economia

    It is too early to decide on an extension of the output cuts, and Opec will take up the issue in May, Barkindo said at yesterday's meeting, during which ministers will monitor compliance with the targeted reductions. The accord, aimed at supporting the oil market, has lifted crude to more than US$50 per barrel. Despite the cut in production by OPEC and other major producers since January, U.S.
  • Will show be canceled after advertisers pull out?

    Economia

    So far the flap hasn't reached the proportions of Glenn Beck, the conservative political commentator who hosted a show on Fox News until he was dropped in 2011 after his increasingly strident stances made him unattractive to advertisers .
  • Barrie's unemployment rate improves slightly in March

    Economia

    March's surprisingly weak job growth is likely to cool the rising optimism in the USA economy. Average hourly earnings year-on-year: +2.7%. Economists think harsh winter weather might have had an impact on job growth this time around. Alberta easily saw the biggest overall job boost among provinces, adding 20,700 full-time jobs last month. Those jobs tend to come with good paychecks and benefits.
  • What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy

    What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy

    Economia

    In an interview , Trump declined to tell the New York Times whether he had reviewed intelligence to bolster his claim about Rice but said he would explain himself "at the right time ". Susan Rice , national security adviser to President Barack Obama, likely will figure in congressional investigations of Russia's interference in the presidential election.
  • The government reported a 4.5% unemployment rate, but here's the realistic number

    Economia

    Yet most economists downplayed the drop, attributing much of it to a snowstorm that hit the Midwest and Northeast just as the government was compiling its hiring data. The report also said the annual rate of growth in average hourly employee earnings slowed to 2.7 percent in March from 2.8 percent in February. "In good economic times, wages tend to rise 3% to 4.% a year".