• UPS adds new fee up to $1 for holiday-season deliveries

    UPS adds new fee up to $1 for holiday-season deliveries

    Economy

    The surcharges start the week of November 19 - Thanksgiving week - for ground shipments. A United Parcel Service (UPS) driver delivers packages on July 22, 2010 in Glendale, California. This is the first year UPS has introduced seasonal surcharges. The company has already been charging extra to retailers who exceed their forecasts for volume during the holiday period, which will continue, and has had peak season surcharges in areas such as worldwide air freight.
  • Arlene Foster's DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns

    Economy

    Newly-appointed Simon Coveney stressed the importance of getting an agreement that reflected the region's circumstances as he took part in talks to restore powersharing at Stormont. She said he needed "to deliver for all of [the] citizens on the island of Ireland". "There have been positive engagements today between ourselves and Sinn Fein", he said.
  • Survey shows overwhelming support for abortion law reform in Northern Ireland

    Economy

    The Irish foreign minister said an agreement should not be an accord struck only between the two largest parties - the DUP and Sinn Fein . The first issue at the Brussels talks will be the status of millions of European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom and British residents of the other 27 countries, including their right to stay, to work, and to access medical care.
  • Chick-fil-A now serves Gluten-Free Bun

    Chick-fil-A now serves Gluten-Free Bun

    Economy

    Chick-fil-A has announced they'll be adding a gluten-free bun to their menu. While the option remains rare in the fast-food industry, Chick-fil-A is not the first to offer gluten-free buns. but it will cost you more, and some assembly is required. "Our hope is that the Gluten-Free Bun addition opens up options for gluten-sensitive customers to enjoy more of our menu".
  • Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded from

    Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded from "critical" to "serious", shows improvement

    Economy

    Scalise is still in critical condition but is doing better, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center where the congressman is now confined. Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful".
  • Dianne Feinstein 'Increasingly Concerned' Donald Trump Will Try to Fire Investigators

    Economy

    And as for those tweets? Earlier this week, news reports indicated that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller but was dissuaded by staff. "So here's what you have", he told a skeptical Tapper. He followed that post up by calling the Russian Federation probe "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" "The message the President is sending through his tweets is that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and ...
  • Stryker to pony up $700M for imaging player Novadaq

    Economy

    TCW Group Inc.'s holdings in Novadaq Technologies were worth $202,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. The medical research company reported ($0.24) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.21) by $0.03. The Canadian company has been growing its revenue - $80 million in 2016, up from $63.8 million the year before - but isn't profitable.
  • Logjam at top of US Open after two rounds

    Economy

    Earlier England's Paul Casey bagged five-straight birdies to turnaround a disastrous first nine holes and hold the clubhouse lead on 7 under. Rickie Fowler , the 18-hole leader, made an 8-foot birdie on No. "But more important than that was just to get myself in contention to win the tournament". Brian Harman looks at the company he has at the top of the U.S.
  • Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

    Economy

    The EU's chief negotiator, France's Michel Barnier , welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a handshake and smiles for the press in the European Commission's landmark headquarters in central Brussels flanked by the EU and British flags.
  • Trump Creates New Apprenticeship Programs with Bipartisan Executive Order

    Economy

    The president has accepted a challenge from Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff to create 5 million apprenticeships over five years. Trump, whose resume includes TV's " The Apprentice ", joined daughter Ivanka Trump and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta at a Wisconsin event Tuesday focused on getting private companies and universities to pair up and pay the cost of learn-to-earn arrangements.