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TC Energy to Issue Second Quarter Results August 1

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — News Release — TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy) will hold a teleconference and webcast on Thursday, August 1, 2019 to discuss its second quarter 2019 financial results which will be released pre-market. Russ Girling, TC Energy President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Marchand, Executive Read More

Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in Read More

Trump tells complainers ‘to leave the US’

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Donald Trump has said that if anyone is not happy in the US they can leave following a race row over tweets about Democrat congresswomen. Speaking at the end of a press conference, he said: “If you’re not happy in the US, if you’re complaining all the time, you can leave.” In a tweet earlier, Read More

May calls Trump ‘go back’ tweet ‘completely unacceptable’

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Theresa May has called comments by Donald Trump about oppositon congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds “completely unacceptable”. The US president was criticised over a series of tweets in which he said female politicians in the Democratic Party should “go back and help fix” their “broken and crime infested countries”. In a follow-up Read More

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc (FB.O) this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April Read More

Britain raises Gulf shipping threat to highest level possible

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By Alex Longley, Firat Kayakiran and Tim Ross on 7/12/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Britain raised the threat level to the highest possible for ships operating in the Persian Gulf as tensions escalate in a region accounting for a third of seaborne petroleum trade. The UK government designated the region a level-3 risk on Tuesday, a Read More

India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016 – UN

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A new report by the United Nations shows that 1.3 billion people across 101 countries are “multidimensionally poor,” which means that poverty is defined not simply by income but by a number of indicators. Those indicators include poor health, poor quality of work, and the threat of violence. The report identified 10 countries, with a Read More

Anadarko shareholders to vote next month on Occidental deal

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is seen in The Woodlands, Texas, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott HOUSTON (Reuters) – Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC.N) shareholders will vote Aug. 8 on the oil and gas producer’s planned $38 billion sale to Occidental Petroleum Corp – the biggest oil and gas deal of the year. Occidental (OXY.N) avoided its Read More

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur “sweeping reforms” to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on contempt votes on whether to find Attorney General William Barr Read More

Amazon founder Bezos’ divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report

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FILE PHOTO: 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Amazon CEO Jeff and wife MacKenzie Bezos. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her Read More