General Motors faces strike by almost 50,000 staff

Image copyright Reuters Almost 50,000 General Motors workers have been called out on strike after the car giant failed to reach a pay and conditions deal with the United Auto Workers union (UAW). “We do not take this lightly. This is our last resort,” UAW vice-president Terry Dittes told reporters in Detroit. The sides had…

BitMarket Co-Founder Faces 10 Years in Prison for Multi-Million Bitcoin Fraud – CCN.com

BitMarket co-founder is at the center of a multi-million-dollar fraud investigation. | Image: Shutterstock The District Prosecutor’s Office in the Polish city of Suwałki has charged a co-founder of BitMarket.pl for committing fraud while operating the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange. On Sep. 12, the court revealed that it had charged an individual identified as Marcin A…

Breaking! Texas Petland Store Faces Citations After Undercover Investigation Finds Sick Puppies and Lack of Proper Veterinary Care

Photo by HSUS Between July and August 2019, a hidden-camera investigation conducted by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) in the Frisco, Texas, Petland store uncovered both animal mistreatment and rampant disease. Citations for alleged violations of the city animal control ordinance are reportedly pending against the Frisco Petland store, according to an animal control…

Sport Direct’s Mike Ashley faces shareholder unrest at annual meeting

Image copyright Getty Images Mike Ashley faced shareholder unrest again at Sports Direct’s meeting with investors on Wednesday. Some major investors believe founder Mike Ashley, who owns more than 62%, has too much control over the retailer. The firm has been criticised for several “strange missteps”, including its House of Fraser purchase. A major bone…

Bitcoin Price Faces Drop to Support Levels Below $10K

View Bitcoin risks falling below $10,000 this week, having confirmed a high-volume bearish reversal on the daily chart on Friday. A break below $10,000 would expose key support levels lined up at $9,755 and $9,320. The bearish case would weaken if the cryptocurrency rises above $10,350 today, confirming a wedge breakout on the hourly chart….

Facebook faces fresh anti-trust investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has “stifled competition and put users at risk”. The new action was announced by New York state Attorney General Letitia James on behalf of a coalition of representatives from several states. “Even the largest…

Canan Kaftanciouglu: Turkish opposition figure faces jail for tweets

Image copyright AFP Image caption Canan Kaftancioglu has suggested the charges are politically motivated A leading secular politician in Turkey has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in jail for “terror propaganda and insults” against the Turkish state. Canan Kaftancioglu, 47, was convicted mainly over tweets which date back several years. She has said the…

Team USA wins by 53, next faces Giannis, Greece

SHANGHAI — As expected, Team USA routed Japan in its final pool-play game of the FIBA World Cup on Thursday and set up one of the most anticipated matchups of the tournament. That will come Saturday when the Americans relocate to Shenzhen, China, for the first game of the second round, which is against Greece…

Brexit: Boris Johnson faces showdown in Parliament

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPhilip Hammond told Today he “is going to defend” the party from “incomers” and “entryists” The PM faces a showdown in Parliament later as MPs aim to take control of the agenda to stop a no-deal Brexit. Ex-chancellor and Tory rebel Philip Hammond said he thought there…

Sinn Féin’s vice president Michelle O’Neill faces challenge from John O’Dowd

Image caption John O’Dowd is a former education minister Sinn Féin’s John O’Dowd is to challenge Michelle O’Neill’s position as vice president of the party. In a tweet on Saturday, he confirmed he would be seeking nominations ahead of the party’s annual election for leadership roles. This will take place in November at the party’s…