Morocco: Killing of Scandinavian backpackers linked to terrorism

Gruesome footage and hundreds of uncensored images of the two backpackers, Louisa Jespersen from Denmark and Maren Ueland from Norway , who were found dead in Morocco, have reportedly been sent to one of the victims' mothers. He said "there are ... More..

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Rupee, bonds weaken post US Fed 'less dovish' comments
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Rupee, bonds weaken post US Fed 'less dovish' comments

Wednesday's rate increase, the fourth of the year, pushed the central bank's key overnight lending rate to a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.50 per cent. Secondly, the dollar rallied despite the fact that 10-year T...More..

Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Japan court denies extended detention of Nissan’s Ghosn

They also rejected Thursday an extension for Ghosn aide Greg Kelly, who was arrested along with him. The Ghosn case has put Japan's criminal justice system under global scrutiny and sparked criticism for so...More..

Trump Not Signing Dem Bill Unless It Includes 'Perfect Border Security'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Not Signing Dem Bill Unless It Includes 'Perfect Border Security'

Col. Jamie Davis said in a December 12 statement. Earlier this year, President Trump signed legislation that provided annual discretionary appropriations for 75 percent of the federal government, including ...More..

Trump Supporter Launches $1 Billion GoFundMe Campaign to Finance Border Wall
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Supporter Launches $1 Billion GoFundMe Campaign to Finance Border Wall

We can do it, and we can help President Trump make America safe again!" Kolfage said that he hopes the money raised "will jumpstart things" and "be less money Trump has to secure from our politicians". Accord...More..

The health and survival of United States women is holding back gender equality
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

The health and survival of United States women is holding back gender equality

Last year, WEF said women would achieve economic equality in 217 years - the widest gap in nearly a decade. However, access to health and education, and political empowerment showed reversals. One factor hold...More..

U.S. Index Futures Extend Gains on Further Talks With China
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

U.S. Index Futures Extend Gains on Further Talks With China

The Dow has suffered a series of punishing drops on nagging fears of slowing global growth, unresolved trade worries and the pace of the Federal Reserve's rate increases, with Monday's action threatening to p...More..

Xi Jinping says no one can 'dictate' China's economic path
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Xi Jinping says no one can 'dictate' China's economic path

Xi's speech comes during a 90-day truce between Washington and Beijing while the two sides try to reach a compromise. "In Xi's telling, China's direction is clear and confident, encapsulated in nine major...More..

London's Gatwick Airport suspends all flights on drone report
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

London's Gatwick Airport suspends all flights on drone report

Joe Bond's flight from Belfast was diverted to Birmingham, and he joked on Twitter: 'From the sound of the stewards we might be staying here forever'. "You would imagine there would be better security in place ...More..

Facebook Allowed Netflix & Spotify to Read Users’ Private Messages
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Facebook Allowed Netflix & Spotify to Read Users’ Private Messages

Facebook gave some of the tech industry's biggest companies greater access to users' personal data than the social-networking company previously disclosed, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Facebook said...More..

Third Canadian detained in China, Canadian media says, citing ministry
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Third Canadian detained in China, Canadian media says, citing ministry

A third Canadian has been taken into custody in China, according to Global Affairs Canada. "I have not heard anything about the situation you have asked about", Hua said in response to a question concerning t...More..

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Unveils Test Transit Tunnel
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Unveils Test Transit Tunnel

Elon Musk's Boring Company Tuesday night unveiled its 1.14-mile-long test tunnel in Hawthorne, a prototype of an underground transportation system Musk has been touting as a way to avoid the Southland's "soul...More..

Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of marijuana, police say
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Man tried to pay for McDonald’s with bag of marijuana, police say

Within minutes, the Pontiac returned and pulled into the drive-thru again, police said. Police were alerted to Gallagher's offer early Sunday morning and got a description of him from the worker. During polic...More..

Xi Jinping sets out China's ambitions as world power
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Xi Jinping sets out China's ambitions as world power

The report was in line with what diplomatic sources had previously told Reuters . Xi was speaking on the day China has marked as the 40th anniversary of the start of late leader Deng Xiaoping's campaign of...More..

Watch booby-trapped Amazon package cover thieves in glitter and fart spray
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Watch booby-trapped Amazon package cover thieves in glitter and fart spray

Rober, himself a victim, spent six months developing a baited box that blasts glitter and fart spray on would-be thieves when they open their surprise. A Global Positioning System tracker in the phones would ...More..

Trump Says It Is 'Incredible' Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump Says It Is 'Incredible' Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. The president has repeatedly exerted pressure on the Fed to hold off on rate hikes, saying the hikes will impede econo...More..

Scammers Posing As Netflix To Gain Personal Information
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Scammers Posing As Netflix To Gain Personal Information

Netflix has a help section on its website dedicated specifically to suspicious email and text messages that customers might suspect is fraudulent. Secondly, don't click the link. Investigators say it's import...More..

Ex-CBS chief Les Moonves will not get severance
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Ex-CBS chief Les Moonves will not get severance

Moonves stepped down from his position at CBS hours after the New Yorker published its second story containing allegations against him. Farrow told ABC News that the piece was "about six women who did a...More..

Lincoln revives a 1960s Continental classic
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Lincoln revives a 1960s Continental classic

They were originally called "suicide doors" due to the fact if they were to accidentally become opened, it would be easier for the passenger to fall out, but doors don't really do that anymore. The interior fea...More..

Coli Outbreak (Mostly) Traced to Santa Maria, Calif. Farm
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Coli Outbreak (Mostly) Traced to Santa Maria, Calif. Farm

A California farm that was tied to an outbreak of E.coli on romaine lettuce is now recalling cauliflower and other lettuce grown at the farm. Some romaine products are now being labeled with their harvest reg...More..

Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Recalls More Produce
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Coli Outbreak In Romaine Lettuce Recalls More Produce

The Food and Drug Administration cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing the product. T...More..

Trump calls Michael Cohen a 'Rat' in tweetstorm
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump calls Michael Cohen a 'Rat' in tweetstorm

Speaking on CBS News' Face the Nation, Davis, who represented President Donald Trump's former lawyer, highlighted the motivation behind his client's guilty plea. Donald Trump's attorney has ruled out a p...More..

Google to spend US$1 billion on new campus in NY
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Google to spend US$1 billion on new campus in NY

That would be the second major technology company, after Amazon , to pick America's financial capital to expand and create thousands of jobs. The bulk of the company's New York workers is now located at 111 Ei...More..

This naughty parrot ‘secretly’ uses Amazon Alexa to shop for her fruits
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

This naughty parrot ‘secretly’ uses Amazon Alexa to shop for her fruits

He now lives with sanctuary worker Marion Wischnewski who reportedly agreed to foster him in her home. Wischnewski admitted that after catching Rocco in action of his shopping galore, she now usually checks and...More..

‘Santa’ pulls off beard, cusses at kids in Christmas grotto event
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Santa’ pulls off beard, cusses at kids in Christmas grotto event

He is said to have lost his cool after a smoke machine at a children's "rave" taking place in the same building set off the fire alarm. While exiting the building, families were shocked to see Santa rip off h...More..

'123456,' 'donald,' and other bad passwords people used this year
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

'123456,' 'donald,' and other bad passwords people used this year

During a meeting with President Donald Trump, Kanye West was seen unlocking his iPhone with passcode 000000. "It's a real head-scratcher that with all the risks known, and with so many highly publicised h...More..

'U by Kotex Sleek' tampons recalled in Canada and the U.S.
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

'U by Kotex Sleek' tampons recalled in Canada and the U.S.

The company says that the defective tampons were manufactured between Oct. 7, 2016 and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed between Oct. 17, 2016, and Oct. A full list of recalled lot numbers can be found here. P...More..

OPEC: Demand for cartel crude expected to decline in 2019
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

OPEC: Demand for cartel crude expected to decline in 2019

That can set the stage for prices to climb , especially if there's unexpected, sharp rise in demand for oil , say in the event a major hurricane strikes production facilities or a key port. The following tabl...More..

China to suspend extra tariffs on U.S. cars, spare auto parts
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

China to suspend extra tariffs on U.S. cars, spare auto parts

The tax agency said the suspension that takes effect January 1 is meant to carry out the agreement reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping during a December 1 meeting in Argentina. Two Canadians w...More..

Renault to keep Carlos Ghosn as CEO
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Renault to keep Carlos Ghosn as CEO

Nissan says it has found three safes there that could contain evidence of Ghosn's alleged crimes. Regarding the lawsuit against Ghosn's sister , there are no additional details provided, but the Japanese med...More..