20 May 2019


Ford cutting THOUSANDS of jobs: Car giant slashing 7,000 jobs in major restructure (17)
FORD is cutting around 7,000 jobs in a restructure which will impact 10 percent of its global workforce. By Levi Winchester Levi Winchester Ford is cutting around 7,000 jobs as part of a major restructure (Image: GETTY) The car giant released a memo to employees today, revealing thousands of white-collar jobs will go by August.
China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices (7)
In this May 8, 2019, photo, a pig stands between other pigs in a barn at a pig farm in Jiangjiaqiao village in northern China's Hebei province. Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped by up to 40 percent as China's struggle to stamp out African swine fever in its vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets.
Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35% (6)
by University of Cambridge Cooperative driving. Credit: Sarah Collins (Cambridge University) A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic cars to drive on a multi-lane track and observed how the traffic flow changed when one of the cars stopped.
Some provinces skeptical after money laundering wake-up call (4)
The authors of a report that found $47 billion was laundered across Canada last year debated whether to include a graph that indicated Alberta, Ontario and the Prairies were hotspots for dirty money, says the lead writer. Social Sharing New report finds criminals wash billions in dirty money through Canadian economy Laura Kane · The Canadian Press · Posted: May 20, 2019 10:00 AM MT | Last Updated: May 20 Chair of the expert panel Maureen Maloney looks on during a press
Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as U.S. kills steel aluminum penalties (3)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Trudeau has told Trump that his threatened tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will not make a new NAFTA deal happen sooner.
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