The coronavirus outbreak is still rattling Asian markets – CNN

The coronavirus outbreak is still rattling Asian markets – CNN

Fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak still roiled some Asian stock markets Tuesday.
Escapee baboons caught at Sydney hospital

Escapee baboons caught at Sydney hospital

Feb 25, 2020 — 7.12pmPolice and medical experts were summoned after three baboons escaped a Sydney hospital on Tuesday afternoon, roaming through the campus among visitors.A Twitter video showed the three baboons casually loping down the pavement as surprised passersby gestured at them and cars slowed to catch a glimpse of the action.Police were called…
Unis offer discounts, reimbursements in battle over virus delays

Unis offer discounts, reimbursements in battle over virus delays

Feb 25, 2020 — 6.00pmUniversities are offering fee discounts and reimbursement of airfares, and the Group of Eight is considering an airline offer of charter flights to bring tens of thousands of students to Australia, as the higher education sector wrestles with the coronavirus.The University of Adelaide is offering discounts and airfare reimbursements as COVID-19…
Tesla starts confirming Model Y deliveries to customers – Electrek

Tesla starts confirming Model Y deliveries to customers – Electrek

Tesla is starting to confirm Model Y deliveries to customers for next month after starting low volume production in January. In March of last year, Tesla unveiled the Model Y, an all-electric crossover based on the Model 3, with up to 300 miles of range. At t…
Morrison backs a 2050 emissions target that comes with a plan

Morrison backs a 2050 emissions target that comes with a plan

Feb 25, 2020 — 5.51pmScott Morrison has embraced a commitment by the NSW Liberal government to adopt net zero emissions by 2050, in a further sign he is keeping open the option of doing the same himself.At the same time, pressure is building within the National Party for its leader Michael McCormack to rule out…
Self-regulation doesn’t work for casinos, Crown inquiry told

Self-regulation doesn’t work for casinos, Crown inquiry told

Feb 25, 2020 — 5.48pmThe decision by state regulators in Australia to allow casino operators to screen their own clients and affiliated junket operators was a mistake that increased the gaming sector's susceptibility to criminal activity, a powerful hearing into Crown has heard.I. Nelson Rose, emeritus professor at Whittier College in California, criticised various aspects of…
ASX fall persists as virus spread hits earnings

ASX fall persists as virus spread hits earnings

Feb 25, 2020 — 5.01pmAustralian shares partly recovered from a dramatic fall at market open as the geographic spread of Covid-19 pushed the market lower for a third day.The S&P/ASX 200 fell 111.7 points, or 1.6 per cent to 6866.6 points on Tuesday, taking the losses over the past three session close to 4 per cent.After…
It’s no surprise tech stocks are getting smashed

It’s no surprise tech stocks are getting smashed

Feb 25, 2020 — 4.52pmThe extreme valuations of local technology stocks are under fire again as the economic hit from the coronavirus invites a rethink of what they're really worth, and analysts pare back profit growth expectations.Again, it's the popular WAAAX (WiseTech, Afterpay, Altium, Appen and Xero) stocks that are under the microscope."It's a classic…
Shake Shack is hiring in Sacramento, but when will it open? – KCRA Sacramento

Shake Shack is hiring in Sacramento, but when will it open? – KCRA Sacramento

It's been eight months since Shake Shack announced it was coming to Sacramento and work continues at the New York-based burger chain's first location in the capital city.
‘The sky is blue again’: Weinstein’s accusers express relief

‘The sky is blue again’: Weinstein’s accusers express relief

Feb 25, 2020 — 3.39pmNew York | Actress Mira Sorvino broke down in tears as she described her reaction to the guilty verdict against Harvey Weinstein: relief, that the fallen movie mogul would not go unpunished.There was also a tinge of disappointment, that he was acquitted of the most serious charges, two counts of predatory…