Australia recognises Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido as interim president

On Saturday, Guaido wants his supporters "in every corner" of the nation and around the globe to take to the streets, a move that coincides with the European Union deadline for announcing a new election . Venezuela's self-declared interim leader ... More..

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by | Monday, January 28, 2019

NORC poll: Most Americans oppose Trump’s foreign policy

The poll also suggested 35 percent of Americans had some confidence in Trump, with 21 percent saying they had what was considered a "great deal" of confidence. The growing popularity of Trump's economic policie...More..

Saudi Crown Prince’s new gambit: $425 billion for infrastructure
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince’s new gambit: $425 billion for infrastructure

The news comes despite a series of recent global setbacks for the Saudi Crown Prince , who has come under fierce criticism after the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the country's consul...More..

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Ex-Starbucks CEO aims to oust Trump in 2020

Questioned about his decision to run as an Independent, Schultz said that he feels both the Democratic and Republican parties have let Americans down and that the trillions in debt that America is saddled with ...More..

Australia recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela president
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Australia recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela president

On Thursday, high-ranking Palestine Liberation Organization official Ahmad Majdalani lashed out at the Trump administration for its support of Guaido, saying it was "an extension of the Trump administration's...More..

Brooklyn man is NY's 1st Powerball jackpot victor of 2019 with $
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Brooklyn man is NY's 1st Powerball jackpot victor of 2019 with $

He is 56-year-old Brooklyn truck driver David Johnson who left Jamaica when he was 16-years-old. "I got a call that the winning ticket was sold at the store where I buy my tickets", the Jamiacan immigrant expla...More..

White House: Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat - International
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

White House: Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat - International

On the 35th day of the partial government shutdown - the longest-ever in USA history - President Donald Trump announced that a deal has been reached to temporarily reopen it with no funding for a wall on the ...More..

Dovish Draghi, trade tensions lift dollar vs euro
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Dovish Draghi, trade tensions lift dollar vs euro

The bank's 25-member governing council did not later interest rate benchmarks or the brief policy statement containing promises that rates will not go up until at least "through the summer" of this year. The ba...More..

Bob Dylan Classic Used in New Super Bowl Commercial
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Bob Dylan Classic Used in New Super Bowl Commercial

Titled " Wind Never Felt Better ", the commercial opens with April the dog riding atop a wagon being pulled by the Clydesdales while Bob Dylan's 1962 song " Blowin' in the Wind " plays. They are also making r...More..

Venezuelan oil exports to US still a primary source of cash
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan oil exports to US still a primary source of cash

Oil on Friday closed higher for the third day in a row as a deal to reopen the U.S. government eased investor fears while political turmoil in Venezuela roiled one of the world's biggest suppliers of heavy c...More..

United States stocks end mixed amid trade, shutdown stalemates
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

United States stocks end mixed amid trade, shutdown stalemates

Analysts said investors were unnerved by comments from US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that the United States and China are "miles and miles" from resolving their trade war . The S&P 500 is up 135.48 point...More..

Baby Spinach Recalled After Salmonella Found
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Baby Spinach Recalled After Salmonella Found

Whole Foods Market is recalling prepared food items in MA and other states containing baby spinach due to potential salmonella contamination . These products are available at locations in Connecticut, Florida,...More..

Venezuelan military official breaks with Nicolas Maduro, backs opposition
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Venezuelan military official breaks with Nicolas Maduro, backs opposition

By overcoming opposition to holding the United Nations meeting on Saturday, Washington successfully put the global spotlight on Venezuela as a Security Council problem. "The National Bolivarian Armed Forces d...More..

Your first look at the near-production Honda Urban EV Concept
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Your first look at the near-production Honda Urban EV Concept

Since the company's concept cars tend to be thinly disguised versions of what will eventually go on sale, what you see in Geneva should basically be what you'll get when this auto hits European streets late...More..

Fire Investigation Reveals PG&E Is Not Responsible For 2017 Wine Country Fire
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Fire Investigation Reveals PG&E Is Not Responsible For 2017 Wine Country Fire

The company's stock jumped nearly 75 percent in value Thursday after weeks of steady decline. Trading in the company's shares was temporarily halted after the report was released. The utility is facing hundreds...More..

Facebook tricked kids to rake in money from online games, says report
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Facebook tricked kids to rake in money from online games, says report

With that settlement, Facebook agreed "to dedicate an internal queue to refund requests for in-app purchases made by US minors". Glynnis Bohannan let her 12-year-old son use her credit card to play the game ...More..

Oil Prices Rise as US Threatens Sanctions against Venezuela
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Oil Prices Rise as US Threatens Sanctions against Venezuela

That's because light oil yields more gasoline than diesel, so as fuel producers seek to ramp up diesel production, they are piling up on excess gasoline. Maduro claimed he is open to dialogue with the Trump adm...More..

Hulu price cut happens just as Netflix gets more expensive
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Hulu price cut happens just as Netflix gets more expensive

Along with potentially attracting budget-conscious viewers, lowering the price of its basic plan could benefit Hulu in another way, according to Raymond James equity analyst Justin Patterson. Disney is one ...More..

VanEck Solidx Bitcoin ETF SEC Filing Withdrawn by Cboe Exchange
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

VanEck Solidx Bitcoin ETF SEC Filing Withdrawn by Cboe Exchange

A year ago was a tough one for Bitcoin and when the application was pulled the price fell and is still trading around the $3,600 after rising above $4,000 earlier in the month. The Bitcoin market has only rea...More..

Jobless rate down, but full-time work dips
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Jobless rate down, but full-time work dips

Whilst the number of employees increased by 292,000 to 27.5 million, the number of self-employed people went up by 81,000 to 4.85 million (or 14.9 per cent of people in work). Unemployment rate increased in Wes...More..

How to help TSA workers as government shutdown drags on
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

How to help TSA workers as government shutdown drags on

But why should the families of federal workers have to go begging when most, if not all, probably have funds set aside for retirement? The employees themselves are unable to speak to Newscenter 11, but Meridi...More..

'Miss you': Candy conversation hearts won't be available this Valentine's Day
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

'Miss you': Candy conversation hearts won't be available this Valentine's Day

In case you haven't been following candy news particularly closely, Necco, the company that is responsible for Necco wafers and Sweethearts , abruptly closed in 2018. "There are competing brands, but Sweethe...More..

Family kicked off flight after passengers complained about body odor
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Family kicked off flight after passengers complained about body odor

While American Airlines insists that its decision to remove the family was due to the offensive odor, Adler is still suspicious, telling NBC News that "they still haven't said which one of us they said had ...More..

Huawei's Next Phone Will Have 5G - And Might Be Foldable
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Huawei's Next Phone Will Have 5G - And Might Be Foldable

At the pre-MWC 2019 conference hosted by Huawei, the company has announced that it's smartphone shipments for the year 2018 has crossed 206 million units. "Huawei is focused on supporting Vodafone's 5G network ...More..

Job losses: BuzzFeed to cut 15% of its workers
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Job losses: BuzzFeed to cut 15% of its workers

These changes will allow us to be the clear victor in the market as the economics of digital media continue to improve", Peretti continued. But growth alone hasn't been enough to ensure success, Peretti said in...More..

Microsoft says Bing search engine blocked in China
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Microsoft says Bing search engine blocked in China

It remains unclear why the blocking occured in the first place. Following complaints by users via social media, Microsoft investigated and confirmed that Bing is inaccessible on mobile devices. It is a known ...More..

Dam holding back mine waste collapses in Brazil; 200 missing
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Dam holding back mine waste collapses in Brazil; 200 missing

There were no official reports of deaths, but the state fire department told The Associated Press that about 200 people were missing. "The national civil defence had declared a state of emergency and a spokes...More..

Carlos Ghosn resigns as Renault chairman and CEO
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Carlos Ghosn resigns as Renault chairman and CEO

Ghosn was arrested together with long-time aide Greg Kelly, who was released on bail last month. He's been charged with understating his income by tens of millions of dollars at Nissan and transferring pers...More..

Boeing flying car prototype completes first test flight
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Boeing flying car prototype completes first test flight

The yet-unnamed PAV is battery-powered and will be capable of fully autonomous flight with a range of up to 50 miles. The aircraft maker completed its first outdoor test of an electric flying autonomous auto ...More..

Canada Backs Venezuelan Opposition Leader As Interim President
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Canada Backs Venezuelan Opposition Leader As Interim President

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said its relations would be with Guaido. In a security alert on Thursday night, the US State Department also recommended that Americans residing or travelling ...More..