Trump administration accepts Guaido ally as Venezuela envoy in U.S.

Guaido , the democratically elected leader of the opposition in Venezuela's National Assembly , declared himself interim president last week. At a United Nations Security Council debate last Saturday, Russia and China strongly backed Mr Maduro... More..

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Most Americans oppose Trump's foreign policy
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Most Americans oppose Trump's foreign policy

Fifty percent of respondents say Trump is most to blame, while 37% blame Democrats . It also said that the more the shutdown persists, the worse it gets for Trump. But the NBC/WSJ poll shows that there was a...More..

Saudi Arabia seeks to attract $427 billion with industrial programme
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia seeks to attract $427 billion with industrial programme

Saudi Arabia is pitching a sweeping plan to raise 1.6 trillion riyals (US$425 billion) for infrastructure and industry across the world's leading oil-exporting nation. Al-Falih said he expects the lion's sha...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Howard Schultz Thinks Democrats' Health Care Ideas Are Wildly Unrealistic

I don't care if you're a democrat, independent, libertarian, republican. "I want to spend our resources fighting for Democrats up and down the ballot, not fending off Howard Schultz's independent bid", she wr...More..

$298M Powerball jackpot a surprise win for Brooklyn, NY, truck driver
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

$298M Powerball jackpot a surprise win for Brooklyn, NY, truck driver

According to the New York Daily News, Johnson immediately indicated that he was retiring from his job as a truck driver and that he has no plans to trade his adopted home of Brooklyn, New York for his native ...More..

'Venezuela to survive this coup attempt,' says Maduro
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

'Venezuela to survive this coup attempt,' says Maduro

In a coordinated diplomatic effort the 35-year-old opposition leader was quickly recognized by the United States, Canada and most Latin American countries. Maduro was re-elected in May in a race that was tainte...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Lindsey Graham Reacts to End of Government Shutdown

Earlier this month he predicted if Trump was to give in to Democrat demands to end the shutdown without funding for the border wall it would "probably (be) the end of his presidency". But Mulvaney said the US...More..

Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Features Clydesdale Horses and April the Dalmatian
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Features Clydesdale Horses and April the Dalmatian

The first of several Budweiser commercials is meant to bring awareness to the fact that Budweiser is the the first major beer brand to be brewed with 100% renewable electricity from wind power. Bud struck a dea...More..

Venezuelan crisis buoys prospects for Canadian heavy crude oil producers
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan crisis buoys prospects for Canadian heavy crude oil producers

The West Texas Intermediate for March delivery climbed 51 USA cents to settle at 53.13 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for March delivery declined 5 cents to close at 61....More..

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach products over salmonella concerns
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach products over salmonella concerns

Whole Foods Market is recalling items with baby spinach over Salmonella fears on Friday, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA on Wednesday said Satur Farms was recalling baby spinach a...More..

Venezuelan government backtracks on order to expel USA diplomats
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan government backtracks on order to expel USA diplomats

From where do you come up with such intervention and, I would even say, childish action?" "If within eight days there are no fair, free and transparent elections called in Venezuela, Spain will recognise Juan...More..

This Is Our First Look At The Production Honda Urban EV
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

This Is Our First Look At The Production Honda Urban EV

With the Geneva Auto Show fast approaching, Honda Motor Europe has just announced that it will be unveiling a new EV prototype at the event. The Japanese firm will travel to the Geneva auto show opening its d...More..

Utility Cleared Of Liability In Tubbs Wildfire
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Utility Cleared Of Liability In Tubbs Wildfire

The report on the Tubbs fire - the second-most-destructive blaze in California history - had analysts questioning whether PG&E should still file for bankruptcy as planned on January 29. Shares of San Franci...More..

Facebook let kids run up huge bills to boost revenues
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Facebook let kids run up huge bills to boost revenues

Instances of children spending parents' money on games without their permission was labeled "friendly fraud " or "FF" in Facebook's internal correspondence. Facebook knowingly made millions of pounds from chi...More..

Oil prices climb as U.S. threatens sanctions against Venezuela
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Oil prices climb as U.S. threatens sanctions against Venezuela

Meanwhile, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., one of two rail companies operating in Western Canada, may aim for 120,000-car annual load rate, John Brooks, senior vice president, said on Wednesday in an investor ...More..

Hulu price changes have good news and bad news
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Hulu price changes have good news and bad news

Hulu's ad-free tier will still cost $12 per month. Hulu has dropped the price of its cheapest package by $2. Subscribers to its most popular plan, Hulu with ads, will actually see their cost go down $2 to $...More..

VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Application Removed by Cboe
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF Application Removed by Cboe

Due to this, the exchange's application with the SEC has been in limbo. After the initial proposal, SEC delayed its decision for several times in the last six months, causing uncertainty that finally lead t...More..

Unemployment Rate Reached a Record Low in 19 States Last Year
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Unemployment Rate Reached a Record Low in 19 States Last Year

Over the year to December 2018, more than 120,000 people found work in Victoria - with almost 90,000 full time jobs - making Victoria's employment growth rate the highest in the nation. Total hours worked inche...More..

Employees at SGF Airport Chip In to Help Federal Workers Without Pay
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Employees at SGF Airport Chip In to Help Federal Workers Without Pay

Fiddler's Hearth is catering a free lunch to federal employees at the airport on Friday. Smith noted Tuesday, Jan 22, that TSA workers continued to show up for work even though they have no idea when they w...More..

Conversation Candy Hearts Will Be Unavailable for Valentine's Day
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Conversation Candy Hearts Will Be Unavailable for Valentine's Day

If you come across any Sweethearts for sale this year, they were made prior to the Necco factory closing in July 2018. After a year break, the Valentine's Day staple should be available for purchase in 2020. ...More..

BuzzFeed announces plans to lay off 15 percent of staff
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

BuzzFeed announces plans to lay off 15 percent of staff

BuzzFeed now employs just under 1,500 employees, meaning a little more than 200 employees will be leaving. "I care about the people at Buzzfeed more than anything other than my family", Peretti said . Pol...More..

About 200 missing after dam bursts in Brazil
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

About 200 missing after dam bursts in Brazil

The Rio de Janeiro-based company said the accident occurred Friday afternoon , adding the leaked tailings from the Feijão mine had spread into the mine's administrative area and to parts of the local community...More..

Walmart raises salaries for truck drivers to nearly $90k
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Walmart raises salaries for truck drivers to nearly $90k

Walmart announced on Wednesday an increase in wages for their truck drivers in Kentucky. In order to entice more drivers to join its team, Walmart - like many other companies seeking qualified drivers - is ra...More..

Gone Ghosn: Embattled Renault boss steps down from French automaker
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Gone Ghosn: Embattled Renault boss steps down from French automaker

The establishment of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which was expanded to include Mitsubishi in recent years, meant Ghosn held leading positions at all three manufacturers. Senard had been at the helm of French...More..

General Mills Recalls Some Bags of Flour Due to Salmonella Risk
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

General Mills Recalls Some Bags of Flour Due to Salmonella Risk

No other bags of flour are affected by the recall, according to the company. Once you do that, you can get a replacement coupon by calling the company's customer service team at 1-800-230-8103 or by filling o...More..

Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC

The maker of telecommunications equipment, spanning aerials to handsets, reported a 50 percent jump in consumer business revenue past year to in excess of $52 billion. "It's only political guys which are trying...More..

US diplomats leave Caracas embassy as Washington backs Maduro rival
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

US diplomats leave Caracas embassy as Washington backs Maduro rival

In Pence's second call, which according to a White House official was kept under wraps for security reasons, the vice president assured Guaido: "We're praying for you, the USA stands with you, your bravery and ...More..

USA and China 'miles and miles' from trade resolution, says Wilbur Ross
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

USA and China 'miles and miles' from trade resolution, says Wilbur Ross

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday downplayed the ongoing partial government shutdown's impacts on federal workers , claiming they should simply take out loans to cover the costs of necessities. L...More..

Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odor
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odor

The Adlers said they had no body odor and actually asked people in the airport if they smelled. "Mr. Adler and his wife were removed from the flight when several passengers complained about their body odo...More..

China blocks Microsoft's Bing search engine for one day
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

China blocks Microsoft's Bing search engine for one day

Bing was the only major foreign search engine accessible from within China's so-called Great Firewall , with Microsoft censoring search results on sensitive topics, in accordance with Chinese government po...More..

Flights into New York's Laguardia halted amid shutdown staff shortage
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Flights into New York's Laguardia halted amid shutdown staff shortage

The results have been minimal impacts to efficiency while maintaining consistent levels of safety in the national airspace system. LaGuardia Airport in NY and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jerse...More..

USA orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Venezuela
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

USA orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Venezuela

The head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly Juan Guaido declared himself interim president after the biggest protests against President Nicolas Maduro in two years. Wilmer Guaido, a taxi dri...More..

Dyson to move company headquarters to Singapore
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Dyson to move company headquarters to Singapore

He remains the face of the company and is now one of Britain's richest people, as well as a knight. The billionaire's privately owned company said the decision had nothing to do with Britain's impending depar...More..

Trump says USA doing well in trade negotiations with China
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Trump says USA doing well in trade negotiations with China

A report in the Financial Times had said that the US had turned down proposals to hold a vice-ministerial meeting in Washington to pave the way for next week's talks between China's chief negotiator Liu H...More..

Amazon introduces 'Scout' - a brand new, self-driving delivery robot
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Amazon introduces 'Scout' - a brand new, self-driving delivery robot

The autonomous delivery device, Amazon Scout , is created to get packages to customers. Amazon Scout , a six-wheeled, cooler-sized electric vehicle, resembles other new approaches to last-mile delivery from...More..