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Economy Easter weekend events in our area!
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From Good Friday until Easter Tuesday there is a special egg hunt through the town centre. Guests can also find the flawless Easter chocolate egg treats for their kids or even themselves by visiting Sheraton Oman's Tea Library and choosing from a wide variety of special Easter chocolate creations displayed.

Economy Binance to delist BSV on April 22nd. Other exchanges follow suit
Author: 0 Binance to delist BSV on April 22nd. Other exchanges follow suit

The Cryptomist, a popular cryptocurrency analyst on Twitter , shared her thoughts on where BCH is heading next, noting that a bear division on its RSI may signal that further downside is imminent, despite its recent strength. Everyone praised Binance and CZ for doing what was necessary. But after Craig Wright sent a legal notice to Podcaster Peter McCormack , CZ chose to delist BSV from Binance.

Economy Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line
Author: 0 Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line

Negotiations were at a standstill, as UFCW reported in a press release in March that Ahold Delhaize , Stop & Shop's parent company, was proposing "tens of millions of dollars in cuts to [employees'] take home pay and benefits", stated the release.

Economy Kia 's HabaNiro 'everything car' is the wackiest EV crossover
Author: 0 Kia 's HabaNiro 'everything car' is the wackiest EV crossover

The Niro's front end has been reworked, adopting a shark-snout grille with a gap full of gloss aluminum "teeth". Satin aluminum skid plates, milled billet aluminum tow hooks, anodized Lava Red aluminum accents, and the embossed HabaNiro name complement the upscale look while suggesting the vehicle's adventure-ready attitude.

Economy Asad Umar Decides to Resign from the Post of Finance Minister
Author: 0 Asad Umar Decides to Resign from the Post of Finance Minister

Reports suggest that the premier was not satisfied by the performance of the petroleum minister. In a tweet, Aurangzeb said Umar's removal is an admission by the PM that "his policies have created an economic crisis". "Those taking mileage from the previous system come up with strong resistance whenever we bring about reforms", said the prime minister, adding few of them even belonged to the Federal Board of Revenue.

Economy Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report
Author: 0 Amazon 'flooded by fake five-star reviews' - Which? report

It found that the top-rated items were dominated by unknown brands, which in many cases had thousands of unverified reviews - meaning there is no evidence that the reviewer has even bought or used the product. Amazon is inundated with tens of thousands of "potentially fake" five-star product reviews, a United Kingdom consumer group claims. In response to ReviewMeta's alleged validation of the report, the Amazon spokesman also offered that ReviewMeta lacks the "data to know, or even say ...

Economy Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations
Author: 0 Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations

With Alibaba and rival JD accounting for a combined 82 per cent of the Mainland China online market, there was little room for Amazon to eke out a commercially viable market share within a reasonable time frame. The withdrawal of the world's largest online retailer - founded by Jeff Bezos , who later became the world's richest person - comes amid a broader e-commerce slowdown in China.

Economy Watch 10 Boston Dynamics SpotMini robots pull a truck
Author: 0 Watch 10 Boston Dynamics SpotMini robots pull a truck

The lead "dogs" are equipped with necks and grabber heads, while the following dogs are just the basic headless platforms. Speaking of: if you're not subscribed to the Boston Dynamics YouTube channel , you're doing it wrong. In February 2018, the company released a video of an SpotMini using its robot arm to open and hold a door open for its armless robot friend. The robotics company said it's the quietest machine it has ever built.

Economy Is The Genesis Mint Concept A Warning Shot To MINI?
Author: 0 Is The Genesis Mint Concept A Warning Shot To MINI?

It's a small auto with only two seats and two doors, but the butterfly-wing doors are a showstopper despite the mini size. Access to the rear compartment is provided by scissor-style side openings engineered with a low load-in point to allow for easy stowage and retrieval.

Economy Car2go suspends all service in Chicago due to ‘fraud issue’
Author: 0 Car2go suspends all service in Chicago due to ‘fraud issue’

Daimler's Car2Go car-sharing program gives its users the chance to hop into select Mercedes or Smart vehicles for short periods of time, whether it's for a jaunt out of town or just a quick trip to the grocery store. Car2go - which now goes by the name SHARE NOW - tweeted Wednesday afternoon that service had been temporarily paused as the company works with law enforcement to "neutralize a fraud issue".

Economy Privacy: Facebook 'unintentionally' scraped and uploaded 1.5 million users' email contacts
Author: 0 Privacy: Facebook 'unintentionally' scraped and uploaded 1.5 million users' email contacts

To many, the idea that they should trust Facebook with their data seems more old-fashioned by the day. As it turns out, the email contacts of 1.5 million people have been uploaded to Facebook through this method. Anyone who, like me, joined Facebook a decade or more ago, probably clicked "yes" when invited to upload all of their contacts. If data was taken, users will likely receive a notification within the next week, Business Insider reported .

Economy North Korea's Kim to Meet Putin as Tensions Rise with US
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim to Meet Putin as Tensions Rise with US

The test, which didn't appear to be of a banned mid- or long-range ballistic missile that could scuttle negotiations, allows North Korea to show its people it is pushing ahead with weapons development while also reassuring domestic military officials anxious that diplomacy with Washington signals weakness.

Economy Volkswagen Group to produce 11.6 million BEVs in China by 2028
Author: 0 Volkswagen Group to produce 11.6 million BEVs in China by 2028

Continuing on VW's quirky naming scheme, the new electric SUV will be called the ID ROOMZZ and will fill the need for a large SUV within the ID series. Below you will find some ID ROOMZZ's features, such as the retracting steering wheel and swiveling seats in motion. ROOMZZ concept offers a range of up to 450 kilometres according to the global WLTP cycle (possibly closer to 400 kilometres in North America).

Economy North Korea Demands Pompeo's Removal From Nuclear Talks With US
Author: 0 North Korea Demands Pompeo's Removal From Nuclear Talks With US

With nuclear negotiations between the US and North Korea stalled, Kim emphasized that he is continuing to upgrade his country's military. Last week, Kim said he was open to another summit with Trump, but warned he would only give the US until the end of the year to change its "approach" to the negotiations.

Economy Hyundai unveils compact SUV Venue; launch next month
Author: 0 Hyundai unveils compact SUV Venue; launch next month

Then there's split headlamp setup with DRLs and indicators housed in the "eyebrow" while the main setup with projector lamps sits below. The India unveil took place alongside its global unveil at the New York International Motor Show. The SEL adds blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert to that roster and also unlocks an optional package with front and rear heated seats, proximity key with push-button ignition, automatic climate control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and ...

Economy Carl's Jr. to sell a $4.20 burger infused with CBD on 4/20
Author: 0 Carl's Jr. to sell a $4.20 burger infused with CBD on 4/20

The restaurant will test a CBD-infused burger at one of its Denver locations for one day only: April 20, the unofficial holiday for cannabis enthusiasts. CBD, which has been celebrated for its potential health benefits, is the nonpsychoactive component of marijuana - meaning that eating a CBD burger will not get you high.

Economy Zuckerberg to Discontinue P2P Payments Service; FB Coin on Cusp
Author: 0 Zuckerberg to Discontinue P2P Payments Service; FB Coin on Cusp

Anecdotally, Facebook payments have never been particularly large, and most peer to peer payments are either facilitated by direct bank transfers and/or PayPal. Facebook will continue to support other transactions such as donations to charitable organisations. Users must be 18 years old to use the service.

Economy United Kingdom unemployment remains at record lows
Author: 0 United Kingdom unemployment remains at record lows

Growth in employment largely came from a 114,000 decrease in the number of inactive workers, as workers who are not actively looking for a job are known. Howard Archer, chief economic adviser at EY ITEM Club said the figures "very much fuel the overall impression that the housing market is being hampered as buyer caution amid already challenging conditions is being reinforced by recent heightened Brexit and economic uncertainties - although there are significant variations across regions ...

Economy Today's Easter Egg Hunt in Southbury Begins at Noon!
Author: 0 Today's Easter Egg Hunt in Southbury Begins at Noon!

The yearly tradition is going on Thursday April 18th and Lindsey park at 6 p.m. and it's fun for the entire family. A youngster at the Mason Easter Egg Hunt is shown as he "digs for dollars" in his bag of goodies. The Minnesota Historical Society welcomes kids between the ages of two and seven to search the lawn of the James J. Hill House. The clues to the eggs can be found on the Superiorland Kiwanis Facebook page all this week.

Economy Subaru Outback Onyx Turbo - All The Official Details!
Author: 0 Subaru Outback Onyx Turbo - All The Official Details!

Every Outback trim in the U.S. will come as standard with eight airbags (including a driver knee airbag) and Subaru's EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. Other available features include responsive headlights that rotate as the vehicle turns, blind spot warning, and rear cross traffic alert with automatic braking.

Economy Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany
Author: 0 Former Volkswagen CEO charged with fraud in Germany

Winterkorn has denied any wrongdoing since the scandal emerged and stated in testimony that he only learned of the emissions cheating software at the heart of the scandal shortly before it became public in the fall of 2015. The Braunschweig action is one of a number of ongoing legal actions against VW and its former top executives over the dieselgate scandal . Volkswagen has paid more than 27 billion euro in fines and settlements in the months and years since being caught.

Economy Lenders discussing ways to revive Jet Airways; fund infusion likely soon
Author: 0 Lenders discussing ways to revive Jet Airways; fund infusion likely soon

The airline, which has been expecting Rs 1,500 crore interim funding from lenders, has failed to get that despite several meetings. Union Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday directed the Ministry of Civil Aviation to review matters related to debt-ridden Jet Airways including issues around increased fares, flight cancellations and passenger rights and safety.

Economy Lenders shortlist four investors for Jet Airways
Author: 0 Lenders shortlist four investors for Jet Airways

The airline said it has informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Ministries of Civil Aviation and Finance and other government institutions about its decision. Embattled Jet Airways said on Wednesday it was halting all flight operations after its lenders rejected its plea for emergency funds, potentially bringing the curtains down on what was once India's largest private airline.

Economy Jet Airways Pilots Appeal To PM Modi To Save 20,000 Jobs
Author: 0 Jet Airways Pilots Appeal To PM Modi To Save 20,000 Jobs

According to a Business Standard newspaper report on Sunday, Jet's lenders, led by the State Bank of India , are considering a proposal to infuse Rs 10 billion ($144.55 million) to keep the airline afloat. A meeting between the airline management and its major lender SBI last Friday could not take a decision on the fund infusion issue. Earlier, the airline's pilots, engineers and cabin crew members assembled at the headquarters to show their solidarity.

Economy President Trump Touts Tax Bill During Minnesota Visit
Author: 0 President Trump Touts Tax Bill During Minnesota Visit

Tax Day also comes this year amid an ongoing battle for the president's tax returns . USA taxpayers across the country are rushing to meet a midnight Monday deadline for filing their income tax returns with the IRS. "I would love to give them, but I'm not going to do it while I'm under audit". "This has been a very special state", said President Trump. While the average filer was better off, it said, they weren't seeing it in their refunds, "which many people think of as their "bottom line'".

Economy Defiant Musk Sends Out Other Controversial Tesla Tweet
Author: 0 Defiant Musk Sends Out Other Controversial Tesla Tweet

Securities and Exchange Commission until April 18 to rework an agreement governing how the CEO posts information about Tesla on social media. The order comes after Nathan urged both sides to agree at a hearing on Thursday in NY that Musk attended.

Economy Uber reveals IPO with warning it may never make a profit
Author: 0 Uber reveals IPO with warning it may never make a profit

The company is expected to try to raise roughly $10 billion and seeks a market value of $90 billion to $100 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal . It has mentioned the New Delhi rape case involving an Uber driver a few years ago. Uber fears that drivers engaging criminal activities would have a serious impact on their business.

Economy Walmart responds to Bezos with tweet asking Amazon to pay taxes
Author: 0 Walmart responds to Bezos with tweet asking Amazon to pay taxes

He mentioned educational programs available to workers and paid for by Amazon as well as the Amazon Future Engineer program with which the company hopes to get more people working in STEM fields. Bezos reports that roughly 58% of physical merchandise sales through Amazon are attributable to third-party sellers, who brought in $160 billion previous year compared to Amazon direct sales of $117 billion.

Economy Herman Cain reportedly to withdraw name from consideration for Federal Reserve Board
Author: 0 Herman Cain reportedly to withdraw name from consideration for Federal Reserve Board

President Trump had announced his plan to nominate Cain, but that decision was met with criticism that the nomination was politically motivated due to Cain's support of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and administration. As escalating an attempt from the White House to apply pressure over the central bank trump's decisions were seen. He dropped out of the race after allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity, which he denied.

Economy FCC to hold huge 5G spectrum auction, spend $20B for rural internet
Author: 0 FCC to hold huge 5G spectrum auction, spend $20B for rural internet

A wireless trade organization says the U.S. Already leads the world in 5G and President Trump says he wants that to continue. We believe that the security and reliability of 5G is absolutely important, not just as a matter of national competitiveness, but also as a matter of national security, [.] I have been very encouraged by my conversations with European allies [.] about the importance of security and 5G networks.