Tiny Canada town defeats oil firm in court fight over drinking water

Company sued Quebec township of 157 people after it created a no-drill zone, fearing for its water supply A small municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec that was facing a million-dollar lawsuit from an oil and gas exploration company has won its court battle, bringing an end to a

Tesla Expands Sales of Solar Gear at Home Depot

Tesla Inc. is planning a major expansion of its much-anticipated solar roof, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the deliberations are private. Tesla, Lowe’s and Home Depot declined to comment on those plans. Home Depot had a previous relationship with SolarCity Corp., the company

Wal-Mart to Cut Thousands of Store-Management Roles

A day after embarking on a pay hike, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking steps to shake up management at thousands of its stores. The world’s biggest retailer is removing about 3,500 store co-managers, a salaried role that acts as a lieutenant underneath each store manager, according to people familiar with the

‘There’s no other word but racist’: Trump’s global rebuke for ‘shithole’ remark

US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock over Trump calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador shitholes Donald Trump has been branded a shocking and shameful racist after it was credibly reported Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments ‘racist and vile’, says top Democrat video He said

Apple Apologizes for iPhone Speed Cuts to Prevent Crashing

Apple Inc. apologized to customers for software changes that reduced the performance of older iPhones to prevent unexpected shutdowns, while saying the company hadn’t intentionally set out to shorten the life of the products. Aging batteries in the older iPhones contributed to the performance issues after a software update about

Trudeau gives Canada first cabinet with equal number of men and women

Ethnically diverse ministers include 15 men and 15 women as new prime minister hails a cabinet that looks like Canada Canadas new prime minister Justin Trudeau has named a young and ethnically diverse cabinet, with a ministerial team that for the first time in the countrys history is equally balanced