Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of Sebasco Harbor Resort in Phippsburg, hired a half-dozen Puerto Ricans last
Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's (CP) conductors and locomotive engineers have served a notice to go on strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on Saturday. The strike notice comes a day after the union rejected the company's latest contract
Global oil prices took a hit in the past week, but a confluence of factors could carry Brent to its highest levels in more than three years this summer, according to one commodities expert.
By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW (Reuters) - A return to the oil production levels that were in place in October 2016, baseline for the current deal to cut output, is one of the options for easing curbs, Russia's energy minister said on Saturday. Sources said this week that Saudi Arabia and Russia
Unemployment rates are low. Employers' standards remain high. The next time you're interviewing for a job, expect to take an assignment home with you. Here's how to deal with it.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that selling a $35,000 version of the Model 3 would be a disaster for the company. Everybody has been giving Tesla CEO Elon Musk a hard time for his savage Twitter ways of late, myself included. For example, Musk offered this tweet in response to a question about when the
Valve says that Apple has rejected one of its apps, Steam Link, because of "business conflicts."Steam Link would let gamers play advanced computer games on their phones if they were on the same network as a PC. Apple has the main chokepoint to its App Store: If it doesn't approve the
As Winnipeggers hungry for history head out this weekend for Doors Open Winnipeg, a new smartphone app will offer a window into the city's past. Currently, the app — which is free to download and available for Android and iOS phones — focuses on Winnipeg's Exchange District, which contains nearly
As with many of the trade actions announced by the Trump administration, the possible effects of his proposed Section 232 investigation of vehicle imports are both menacing and unclear. Although the exact breakdown of vehicles by NAFTA country of origin is a closely-guarded commercial secret, it'
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday asked a court to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit by shareholders who said the electric vehicle maker gave false public statements about the progress of producing its new Model 3 sedan. In a filing in federal court in San Francisco,
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a trio of executive orders to overhaul the federal bureaucracy by making it easier to fire federal workers for poor performance and misconduct, requiring that departments and agencies negotiate better union contracts and limiting the amount of time certain federal
In a candid sit-down with the New York Times this week, several cast members from the Netflix series addressed the allegations of inappropriate behaviour against actor Jeffrey Tambor, including an outburst directed at his co-star Jessica Walter.
The $539 million that Apple won in its patent infringement case against Samsung is fairly insignificant compared to the some $300 billion of profit Apple has made in the years since it filed the suit in 2011. The money is nice, but for Apple, the real victory probably comes from the principle of the
By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell more than $2 per barrel on Friday as Saudi Arabia and Russia discussed easing production cuts that have helped push crude prices to their highest since 2014. Brent crude futures fell $2.35, or 3 percent, to settle at $76.44 a barrel. U.S. West
Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. U.S. crude oil sank 4 per cent after multiple reports indicated that Russia and OPEC could start producing more oil soon. U.S. crude finished at a three-year high Monday
By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway conductors and locomotive engineers on Friday rejected the company's latest contract offer, with their union saying negotiations would resume and raising the prospect of another possible strike at Canada's second-largest railroad
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling more than 5.3 million vehicles in North America over a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating cruise control, the company said on Friday, warning owners not to use the function until they get software upgrades
By Edward Taylor and Alexandria Sage FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters
Getting the right information to authorities is paramount in the minutes following a child's disappearance. With that in mind, the Montreal-based Missing Children's Network launched a free app on Friday that will allow parents to store photos and important identifying information on their personal