Congress to push stop-gap funding bill with no border wall money

But Kolfage, who lost three of his limbs, managed to survive after returning to Washington for marathon surgery within 36 hours of the attack. Just this week, Republican Rep. When [we] get this information secured we will update. Those comments app... More..

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Gender equality not around the corner
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gender equality not around the corner

This is largely due to a narrower income gap between men and women, which stands at almost 51 per cent in 2018, and the number of women in leadership roles, which stands at 34 per cent globally. The report ad...More..

by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

China's Xi pledges 'unswerving' reforms, but on Beijing's terms

President Xi Jinping warned Tuesday, December 18, that no one can "dictate" China's economic development path as the Communist Party marked 40 years of its historic " reform and opening up" policy amid ...More..

Gatwick: Inbound flights not landing after reports of drone on runway
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick: Inbound flights not landing after reports of drone on runway

Gatwick Airport in the UK's Sussex has halted its operations, including suspending numerous flights, after reports emerged of more than one drone flying in the airfield, global media outlets said. "We advise e...More..

How major USA stock indexes fared Tuesday
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

How major USA stock indexes fared Tuesday

Hospital operators and insurers that would stand to lose if the law is weakened or overturned took some of the biggest losses early Monday. Stock of energy companies fell across the board as oil prices sank m...More..

Canadian detained in China, not clear if related to two other detentions
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Canadian detained in China, not clear if related to two other detentions

Huawei has become the target of USA security concerns because of its ties to the Chinese government. Michael Kovrig, who is on a leave of absence from Global Affairs, and entrepreneur Michael Spavor were de...More..

NYT digs deeper into Facebook's creepy data sharing excesses
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

NYT digs deeper into Facebook's creepy data sharing excesses

Facebook maintains that none of these partnerships or features gave companies access to information without "people's permission, nor did they violate the settlement with the FTC". The data-sharing agreements w...More..

Elon Musk just announced a new tunnel which is causing HUGE sensation
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Elon Musk just announced a new tunnel which is causing HUGE sensation

That's why it's a little rough around the edges". As Musk described it during his speech, it's "like a highway system underground, basically". Guests-including officials from other cities that might one day...More..

Oil dives on fears of glut, global economic slowdown
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Oil dives on fears of glut, global economic slowdown

West Texas Intermediate for January delivery fell US$3.64 (RM!5.27) to US$46.24 (RM193.95) a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest since Aug 30, 2017. World stock markets inched higher on Tuesd...More..

OPEC's oil-cut pledge is vague
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

OPEC's oil-cut pledge is vague

The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday that USA crude inventories dropped by 10.2 million barrels last week, more than analysts had forecast. Iranian output posted the biggest decline, of 380,00...More..

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

After checking out the security cameras at his home, he found out that indeed a couple had walked by one afternoon and just stolen the package mid-day. Rober - in full vigilante justice then addressed the packa...More..

Florida Man Tries To Pay For Fast Food With Bag Of Weed
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Florida Man Tries To Pay For Fast Food With Bag Of Weed

He returned to the restaurant shortly after - and this time a cop was waiting for him. Police made contact with the suspect and noticed a heavy odor of marijuana emitting from the auto. According to police, the...More..

Trump calls Fed's expected rate hike 'foolish' and 'incredible'
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump calls Fed's expected rate hike 'foolish' and 'incredible'

Yet the overarching message - in a statement after its latest policy meeting, in updated forecasts for the economy and interest rates and in a news conference by Chairman Jerome Powell - may be that the Fed pla...More..

Netflix warns users to be cautious of new phishing scam
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Netflix warns users to be cautious of new phishing scam

A new Netflix phishing scam is circulating, and this one was reportedly sent to an officer at the Solon, Ohio Police Department , who doesn't have an account. You can also hover over - with your cursor - w...More..

Lincoln Continental Coach-Door Edition unveiled
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Lincoln Continental Coach-Door Edition unveiled

Inside, the Continental Coach Edition has seating for four and a new flow-through center console in the rear seat. "People appreciate elegance and glamour", says Lincoln design director David Woodhouse. -ft...More..

Moonves Lawyer: CBS Investigation was ‘Foreordained’ With ‘Baseless Conclusions’
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Moonves Lawyer: CBS Investigation was ‘Foreordained’ With ‘Baseless Conclusions’

Moonves, further damaging his name, reputation, career and legacy", added Andrew Levander of the completion of the investigation into the once near omnipotent exec's misconduct over what appears to be decades...More..

Cohen would refuse a pardon from Trump, his ex-lawyer says
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Cohen would refuse a pardon from Trump, his ex-lawyer says

As we head into the final weeks of the GOP's control over the House of Representatives, reports coming from those close to the President have noted that Mr. On Sunday, the All in the Family star predicted P...More..

Lettuce Sold At Giant Eagle Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Lettuce Sold At Giant Eagle Recalled Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination

Giant Eagle has announced that all stores are recalling red and green leaf lettuce after a possible E. coli contamination. The recall was triggered by another recall in the US, which resulted from an investig...More..

Now Google is bringing a new $1B campus to New York City
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Now Google is bringing a new $1B campus to New York City

NY is quickly becoming a hub for technology as the city provides a better option to other places that would require more investment. And last week, Apple detailed plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin,...More..

Mischievous parrot uses Amazon Alexa to order itself goodies
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Mischievous parrot uses Amazon Alexa to order itself goodies

Marion said that Rocco keeps adding fruits, vegetables, ice-cream and a whole range of products to her shopping list. Along with using the device to order things, Rocco also uses Alexa to listen to music,...More..

Santa Maria farm tied to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Santa Maria farm tied to romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

A week later, on November 23, the FDA worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, t...More..

China suspends new tariffs on USA cars as trade war eases
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

China suspends new tariffs on USA cars as trade war eases

Citing the meeting earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping , the Chinese Finance Ministry said in a statement that it will remove the additional 25% tariffs on ...More..

Renault retains Ghosn as chairman despite his arrest
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Renault retains Ghosn as chairman despite his arrest

Renault, which launched an audit into its own payments to Ghosn after his arrest, said on Thursday its "preliminary conclusion" was that his compensation had been "in compliance with applicable law" and governa...More..

Report Claims Johnson & Johnson Knew Baby Powder Contained Asbestos for Decades
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Report Claims Johnson & Johnson Knew Baby Powder Contained Asbestos for Decades

More than 11,000 plaintiffs have been identified by U.S. lawyers to be potentially impacted by the presence of asbestos in their baby powder - including thousands of women with ovarian cancer. J&J vice presid...More..

by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in its baby powder, report says

The documents, says Reuters , show company executives and scientists discussing how to address the issue, but not disclosing it to health officials or consumers. A case in July, in which a judge ordered the ...More..

China says Canada has ignited ‘public anger’ with Sabrina Meng arrest
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

China says Canada has ignited ‘public anger’ with Sabrina Meng arrest

Ottawa previously said it was informed that former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig was arrested in Beijing on Monday. In an email, the spokesman said Meng would be given every opportunity to ensure her rig...More..

U.S. plane turned back after human heart left on board
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

U.S. plane turned back after human heart left on board

Once they landed back in Seattle , the passengers were asked to deplane due to an unrelated mechanical issue. Around 500 miles into its 1,600-mile journey to Dallas, in southeast Idaho, the pilot informed th...More..

Vitaminwater bets $100000 you can't go a year without your smartphone
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Vitaminwater bets $100000 you can't go a year without your smartphone

The Coca-Cola Company drink brand will give one U.S. resident a shot at kicking a smartphone addiction cold turkey, but the requirements are sure to give tech-hungry people the cold sweats. Vitamin Water says t...More..

FAIR: It's do or die for Trump and his border wall
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

FAIR: It's do or die for Trump and his border wall

Schumer, meanwhile, suggested on the Senate floor Thursday that if Mexico is truly funding the wall, Congress does not need to spend any money on it. "It just doesn't measure up", she told reporters Thurs...More..

Apple to build $1 bln campus in Texas
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Apple to build $1 bln campus in Texas

Outside the USA, the firm is constructing two data centres in Denmark, having made a decision to build a second in the nation after scrapping plans for an Irish data centre following a drawn-out legal battle ...More..