US aviation officials say they found a new potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max plane that could delay its return to service

US aviation officials say they found a new potential risk with the Boeing 737 Max plane that could delay its return to service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency told Reuters on Wednesday. The risk was discovered during a simulator test last week, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.…

The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

The rival companies behind the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch just sent a joint letter to the US government asking to be left out of Trump’s tariffs

Sony’s PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One, and Nintendo’s Switch may all compete for consumer attention and spending dollars, but the three major makers of the game consoles are coming together to push back on the Trump administration’s Chinese tariffs. All three companies are represented in a joint letter addressed to Office of United States Trade…

BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss

BlackBerry posts smaller quarterly loss

BlackBerry Ltd. shares fell the most in a year after reporting sales from its software and services unit slowed and a recent acquisition contributed less of a boost than some analysts expected. Revenue in the fiscal first quarter was US$247 million, the Waterloo, Ontario-based company said Wednesday, up 16 per cent from a year earlier.…

Why the Liberals might scrap their carbon tax plans (no, really)

Why the Liberals might scrap their carbon tax plans (no, really)

By Aaron Wudrick When future historians retrace the rise and fall of carbon taxes in Canada, they may well conclude that last week was the point at which the policy’s decline became irreversible. That’s because it was the week when the Trudeau Liberals gave up insisting that a carbon tax is the best way to…

A KFC franchise owner in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star

A KFC franchise owner in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star

The owner of a KFC franchise in a remote area of Australia thinks his restaurant is worthy of a Michelin star. Sam Edelman, who runs an outpost for the popular American fried chicken chain in the northern town of Alice Springs, Australia, created a Facebook group called “Kentucky Fried Chicken deserves a Michelin Star” last…

Rafael Nadal is annoyed after Wimbledon seeded Roger Federer above him, and even Novak Djokovic is surprised

Rafael Nadal is annoyed after Wimbledon seeded Roger Federer above him, and even Novak Djokovic is surprised

Rafael Nadal has called out the Wimbledon Championships for not respecting ATP rankings after the grass major seeded Roger Federer above him. Nadal reached the final of the 2019 Australian Open, four ATP semifinals, before winning the Italian Open and the French Open this year. Federer has won three ATP tour titles but failed in…

The Beyond Meat of fish is coming to a bagel near you

The Beyond Meat of fish is coming to a bagel near you

Salmon has become the guinea pig of the seas when it comes to using technology to supplement falling fish populations. Now it’s moved onto land — and into the lab. The fatty orange fish was the second-most-consumed seafood in the U.S. in 2017, after shrimp, and per capita consumption increased 11 per cent, to 2.41…

Canada Infrastructure Bank gives Via Rail $71 million for work on dedicated track project

Canada Infrastructure Bank gives Via Rail $71 million for work on dedicated track project

OTTAWA — A federal infrastructure agency is providing $71 million to Via Rail to help it in its plan to build dedicated tracks for faster, more frequent service in Ontario and Quebec. The details unveiled Tuesday show that some of the money will fund work to make sure that Via trains can seamlessly move between…

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe braces for unprecedented heatwave that could turn deadly

‘Hell is coming’: Western Europe braces for unprecedented heatwave that could turn deadly

Western Europe is bracing for an intense, dangerous, and possibly even deadly heat wave this week, with temperatures due to soar as high as 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 Fahrenheit. Countries including France, Spain, and Portugal are expecting record-breaking temperatures starting Wednesday, while the rest of the continent is also set to face temperatures much…

The admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid says this is one thing Navy SEALs must do

The admiral who oversaw the bin Laden raid says this is one thing Navy SEALs must do

In an interview with PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff, retired Adm. Bill McRaven, the former SEAL who oversaw the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound as the head of Joint Special Operations Command, told Woodruff that there’s only thing a SEAL recruit has to do during their grueling training: “Not quit.” “So, the one…