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Business Ticketfly's website held for ransom
Author: 0 Ticketfly's website held for ransom

Lilly's staff at The Attic is encouraging ticket holders to print their Ticketfly receipts and confirmation emails and bring them to the venue in the event the system is still down. Hackers apparently hate working artists-who knew? The Stranger has messages out to local venue representatives and will update this story when more information is available.

Author: 0 Google won't renew its contract to develop AI for U.S. military drones

Update: In response to backlash from Google employees, the company has chose to end its relationship with the Department of Defense after its current contract expires in 2019, as Gizmodo reports . A Google representative declined to comment on the report . We will update this post if we receive responses from either party. "Partnering with the best universities and commercial companies in the world will help preserve the United States' critical lead in artificial intelligence".

Business Southwest flight diverted to San Jose due to customer smoking on plane
Author: 0 Southwest flight diverted to San Jose due to customer smoking on plane

The woman told Fox News that the male passenger's crude behavior began shortly after takeoff and continued through the almost five-hour flight. The crude man was sitting on the window side, she herself was sitting in the middle, and on the left, there was a man who remained deeply asleep the entire flight.

Business GM Self-Driving Deal Signals Eventual Separation to Wall Street
Author: 0 GM Self-Driving Deal Signals Eventual Separation to Wall Street

GM will also invest $1.1 billion in GM Cruise upon closing of the transaction. GM President Dan Ammann said GM Cruise also would oversee monetization of data generated by the company's self-driving vehicles, which he has said could provide greater margins than GM's traditional business of buying and selling cars.

Business Italy's anti-establishment leaders revive governing coalition
Author: 0 Italy's anti-establishment leaders revive governing coalition

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella addresses journalists after a meeting with Italy's prime ministerial candidate Giuseppe Conte on 27 May 2018 at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome . The possibility that the 5-Star government and the League could come up with a government acceptable to Italy's president buoyed financial markets, despite their euroskeptic views.

Author: 0 U.S. job growth accelerates, unemployment rate drops to 3.8%

Throughout the month of May, U.S. employers prolonged a particularly favourable hiring streak, as 223,000 new jobs were added whilst also minimizing the nation's unemployment rate to 3.8 percent, which is an 18-year low. The unemployment rate for African Americans dropped to the lowest ever recorded at 5.9 percent. Fed Governor Lael Brainard noted in a speech Thursday that the employment-to-population ratio for prime-age workers remains about 1 percentage point below its pre-crisis level.

Business Buffett proposed to invest $3bn in Uber but talks failed
Author: 0 Buffett proposed to invest $3bn in Uber but talks failed

Buffett told CNBC that he's a "great admirer" of Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi , who took over past year amid the turmoil. The Uber CEO told CNBC that "we did have discussions" and, although not all the details of the Bloomberg report were accurate, the deal was a very tempting prospect.

Business USA imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico
Author: 0 USA imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico

In 2011, Mexico successfully used a similar list of mostly agricultural products to push Washington into letting Mexican truckers on US highways. The list includes items such as whiskey, orange juice, maple syrup, ketchup, pizza, playing cards, mayonnaise and sleeping bags.

Business Chick-Fil-A location raising employees' pay to $18 an hour
Author: 0 Chick-Fil-A location raising employees' pay to $18 an hour

The owner Eric Mason told the station it's important to offer his employees a livable wage. Workers will also be eligible to receive paid sick leave, and his supervisors will qualify for paid time off. A Chick-fil-A spokeswoman told The Post that the chain leaves all wage and benefits decisions up to each store's owner. That really makes the biggest difference right? "We're looking for people who are looking for long-term opportunity", Mason added.

Business European Union to impose measures against 'unacceptable' United States metal tariffs
Author: 0 European Union to impose measures against 'unacceptable' United States metal tariffs

The European Union said it would impose taxes on a number of United States imports, including Harley-Davidson motorcycles , Levi's jeans and Kentucky bourbon. The measures had actually been decided back in March, but at the time US President Donald Trump gave Canada and the European Union - the biggest sources of foreign aluminium and steel, respectively for the US - a grace period until May 31.

Author: 0 Trade war risk stalks global economic upturn: OECD

The Paris-based organization also attributed improved global economic performance to higher employment in many economies as well as monetary and fiscal policy support that it said "continues to help underpin activity, with the effect of still-accommodative monetary policy being reinforced by an easing of the fiscal stance in majority of the countries".

Business Italy's crisis unlikely to get out of hand
Author: 0 Italy's crisis unlikely to get out of hand

We're joined by NPR's Jim Zarroli. In New Zealand, the Reserve Bank's financial stability report is due out at 9am and traders will be watching for any comment related to the kiwi dollar. And the reason the president didn't like him is because Savona has been very critical of Italy's membership in the eurozone. Mattarella blocked Paolo Savona as unsuitable on the grounds he had argued Italy should be prepared to quit the euro.

Author: 0 New Deutsche Bank boss Sewing is 'sick and exhausted of bad news'

That's exactly how I feel. It comes less than a day after it emerged that the bank's USA operations were past year deemed "troubled" institutions by regulators. Deutsche Bank said it doesn't comment on specific regulatory feedback, adding, "We are highly focused on addressing identified weakness in our USA operations".

Business As Canada-U.S. steel trade war 'bad for exporters and . . . consumers'
Author: 0 As Canada-U.S. steel trade war 'bad for exporters and . . . consumers'

But the White House also said the administration is still committed to "good-faith negotiations with our allies". Those negotiations had a Friday deadline. "Today is a bad day for world trade", said Cecilia Malmström, the European trade commissioner. We did everything to avoid this outcome. The Mexican government called the steel and aluminum tariffs unjustified and said it will retaliate by imposing import tariffs on USA flat steel (hot and cold foil, including coated and various ...

Business CBRT's cosmetic move is not enough to save lira
Author: 0 CBRT's cosmetic move is not enough to save lira

Opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet presents another poll according to which those favouring Erdogan will be 43,5% while 22,2% will vote for Muharrem İnce. What has the central bank done to fight back? Economists had long criticized the central bank for employing a myriad of interest rates with little guidance over what the headline rate was.

Business Starbucks shuts 8000 United States stores for racial bias training
Author: 0 Starbucks shuts 8000 United States stores for racial bias training

Training took place in the afternoon and was created to prevent discrimination in stores. The corporation planned to close 8,000 of its stores Tuesday to host discussions and train employees about understanding racial bias and the history of public accommodations in the United States .

Business Paul Ryan breaks with Trump on tariffs
Author: 0 Paul Ryan breaks with Trump on tariffs

EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Thursday the European side is "ready to deal with any kind of scenario, and to defend the EU interests and global trade law". On Thursday, EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the 28 EU member countries would challenge the tariffs and "impose their own balancing import duties on U.S.

Business FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales
Author: 0 FCA, Waymo expand plans: 62,000 more self-driving vehicles, potential retail sales

While the automaker offers a competitive suite of collision-avoidance tech such as automatic emergency braking and active lane control in its vehicles, it has lagged behind most rivals on the road toward self-driving cars. In March, Waymo began shuttling a group of pre-approved "early riders" in self-driving vehicles without a human test driver behind the wheel in the suburbs of Phoenix, where the company has been testing its technology.

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