OTTAWA - Canada has threatened "retaliatory measures" against the United States move changing the so-called country of origin labeling that would track beef and hogs through the meat processing and distribution systems, stating that it is discriminatory, a view shared by the World Trade Organisation. On Thursday, the United States Department of Agriculture issued a final modification to its ...
NEW YORK - Aiming to tackle recent high-profile breaches, popular micro-blogging site Twitter is introducing an optional two-step login for users to beef up security. The new system would try to ensure "it's really you" when a user signs in to Twitter, which transmits some 400 million messages a day. The move follows recent attacks into the twitter accounts of news organisations' such as ...
DUBLIN/ WASHINGTON Ireland-based biotechnology firm Elan Thursday rejected Royalty Pharma's increased $6.4 billion takeover bid, shortly after the U.S. firm cut the acceptance bar for its latest offer to 50 percent plus one share. Royalty raised its hostile cash bid to $12.50 per share on Monday, from $11.25 previously, but made the new offer conditional on Elan shareholders rejecting, at a ...
MUMBAI - Shares of Wockhardt, one of the leading Indian pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, witnessed a sharp fall of 20% to Rs. 1,315 ($23.61) on the Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE) on Thursday after the US FDA published an import alert on one of its three manufacturing facilities near Aurangabad. The import alert, 'detention without physical examination of drugs from firms which have ...
MELBOURNE - Ford Motor Company Wednesday announced plans of closing its local manufacturing operations in Broadmeadows and Geelong in October 2016 thereby forcing 1,200 people out of work. Spelling the end of the iconic Ford Falcon in the country, Ford Australia president Bob Graziano announced that the carmaker would shut its Victorian facilities in October 2016, bringing an end to nearly ...
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In first-time writer/director Dylan Kidds Roger Dodger, Campbell Scott, who is known primarily for playing ordinary and decent characters, gives a bold, bravura performance as Roger Swanson, a fast-talking, shallow, misogynistic ad copy writer taking his 16-year-old nephew on a one-night whirlwind ride through New York City in an effort to help the eager kid lose his virginity. Its not the ... ...
LONDON - In a critique of the United Kingdom's austerity programme, the International Monetary Fund Wednesday urged the Europe's third largest economy to rebalance the policy to make the transition to a high-investment and more export-oriented economy. "The UK could boost growth by bringing forward measures already included in its fiscal plan, such as spending on infrastructure and job ...
The travel app company Waze is believed to be the subject of a billion-dollar bidding war between Google and Facebook, in a move apparently aimed at tying its social functions more closely into the rival firms' networks.A fortnight ago reports suggested that Facebook had bid $1bn for the business, in order to wrap the "social travel" element into its billion-strong social network. ...
Microsoft (MSFT) has taken aim at used game sales in a somewhat surprising way. For Xbox One games, used game sales will be allowed but any retailer who chooses to sell them will need to use Microsoft's Azure-based cloud system to do ...
Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks are open for a full 24 hours today to celebrate Memorial Day weekend and the official start of the summer tourist seasons. As visitors enter these parks, they'll find a lot of new rides and attractions. Many of the innovations behind today's high-tech experiences come from inspiration from ...
Squawk Box " interview. "[But] the downside of course: What did [he] contribute to the current mess?" The appointment of Lafley as chairman and CEO of P&G, the company he ran from 2000 to 2009, was announced Thursday and is effectively immediately. He succeeded embattled chief executive Bob McDonald--who had taken the reigns when Lafley retired. ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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A workman who disappeared from St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre in December was found hanging in the theatre's attic, investigators said.
The body of the 22-year-old man was found hanging from a rope.
Investigators believe he hanged himself.
The legendary Mariinsky Theatre opened a new $700-million stage earlier this month in a gala ceremony attended by President Vladimir Putin.
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