The Matador & the Bull: Pelosi Outplays Trump in Ending Gov’t Shutdown

At the end of the day, "21 days goes very quickly" and Trump said that his case "has been greatly enhanced by what has been happening at the Border". "I'm not going to negotiate, and certainly I'm not in a position to, because the president's in ch... More..

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How the chaos in Venezuela will impact oil prices
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

How the chaos in Venezuela will impact oil prices

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro counts on support from the army to counter-balance global backing for parliament speaker Juan Guaido , who has proclaimed himself interim president. However, this bullish vi...More..

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

Whole Foods recalls baby spinach products over salmonella concerns

The items were sold at stores in eight states including Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey and NY. For those who bought the baby spinach or the mesclun directl...More..

Pompeo tells UN: Venezuela's choice is freedom or mayhem
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Pompeo tells UN: Venezuela's choice is freedom or mayhem

Noting that "the situation in Venezuela belongs to the domestic affairs of that country", Ma said it "does not constitute a threat to worldwide peace and security and it is not on the agenda of the Security C...More..

Geneva Motor Show will see the prototype of Honda Urban EV
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Geneva Motor Show will see the prototype of Honda Urban EV

Honda has previously announced it " Electric Vision " which states that by 2025 two thirds of the brand's European vehicles sold will use electrified technology. For those who want something a bit more peppy,...More..

Fire report could complicate PG&E bankruptcy decision | AP business
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Fire report could complicate PG&E bankruptcy decision | AP business

The California utility said in a court filing Wednesday that it can't afford a federal judge's order to inspect its energy grid and clear trees that could fall into its power lines, work it estimates would co...More..

Facebook accused of tricking children into spending thousands playing online games
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Facebook accused of tricking children into spending thousands playing online games

The 135 company documents include an internal analysis by Facebook that found that children spent $3.6 million (£2.7 million) on games between October 2010 and January 2011. "We were contacted by the Center for...More..

U,S, crude price rises, boosted by Venezuela turmoil
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

U,S, crude price rises, boosted by Venezuela turmoil

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido speaks during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela, on January 25, 2019. WTI climbed cents to settle at 53.13 dollars a barrel, while Brent crude declined 5 c...More..

Boeing's flying taxi takes to the skies in its first test flight
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Boeing's flying taxi takes to the skies in its first test flight

Langford said Boeing's technology will "make quiet, clean and safe urban air mobility possible". 2020 will be a key year for urban air mobility, and not just because of Uber Elevate's plans. Flying cars...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Broke Party Ranks to Stand by Her Principles
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Broke Party Ranks to Stand by Her Principles

Ocasio-Cortez sparked widespread debate when she floated the idea earlier this month, with even the most progressive members of Congress avoiding voicing support for the 70 percent rate while agreeing that the ...More..

Huawei will unveil world's first 5G foldable smartphone next month
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Huawei will unveil world's first 5G foldable smartphone next month

Vodafone has "paused" the use of Huawei equipment in its core networks across Europe because of the debate about security concerns involving the Chinese telecoms giant . At the pre-MWC 2019 conference hos...More..

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

Microsoft says its Bing search engine blocked in China

The brief hiatus in service was due to an accidental technical error, not censorship, Bloomberg News cited two anonymous sources as saying, hours after the Financial Times cited two anonymous sources as say...More..

Dam collapses in southern Brazil, 200 people feared missing
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Dam collapses in southern Brazil, 200 people feared missing

The latest spill "is a sad effect of the lessons not learned by the Brazilian government and the mining companies responsible for the tragedy with Samarco dam, in Mariana, also controlled by Vale", Greenpeace s...More..

Pompeo to ask UN Security Council to recognize Venezuela's Guaido
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Pompeo to ask UN Security Council to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

State Department in a statement, CNBC reports. The top United States diplomat urged all OAS members to rebuke Maduro's "now-defunct" and "criminally-incompetent" government, saying that "each of us must liv...More..

Germany: Venezuela needs fair, free elections or Guaido should be interim leader
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Germany: Venezuela needs fair, free elections or Guaido should be interim leader

For Moscow and Beijing, the stakes are high. Last month Russian Federation dispatched two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to the country in a further show of support. "I believe my nation is the most handsome co...More..

Flights into New York's Laguardia halted amid shutdown staff shortage
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

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

The most critical staffing shortage is the Washington shortage, which affects NY airspace in terms of incoming and outgoing flights, the spokesperson said , adding that the Newark International Airport, Ph...More..

Newark Airport temporarily halted flights after drone sightings
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Newark Airport temporarily halted flights after drone sightings

The brief pause comes amid concern over the potential for drones to wreak havoc on air traffic. No flying drones in the way of police or firefighters. Lovely, ' Michael T. Rose said. "Hope you're on the groun...More..

Maruti starts booking for updated Baleno
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Maruti starts booking for updated Baleno

Maruti Suzuki said sales of Baleno have been up 14% in March-December 2018 compared to the same period of 2017. That WagonR has continued to feature among the top 10 best-selling cars in the country for ...More..

Toyota and Panasonic to create an electric car-battery spinoff company
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Toyota and Panasonic to create an electric car-battery spinoff company

The collaboration, which will begin by the end of 2020, will see the two companies transfer up to 3,500 employees, and Panasonic relocate its manufacturing facilities in Japan and China. Innovations in batter...More..

Saudi Arabia to support South Africa's oil industry
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Saudi Arabia to support South Africa's oil industry

It has six refineries, four using crude oil and two synthetic fuel as feedstock. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is trying to woo foreign investors to help revive a struggling economy as he prepares f...More..

Brexit cheerleader Sir James Dyson relocates company headquarters to Singapore
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Brexit cheerleader Sir James Dyson relocates company headquarters to Singapore

Rowan is already based in the city, while the chief financial officer and chief legal officer are set to move soon. Dyson's company said the move to Singapore, where it will build its new electric auto, was n...More..

USA to pursue extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

USA to pursue extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, said last Friday that his top priority was the release of the two detainees and scrapping the death pena...More..

by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dyson to move headquarters out of Britain

Company founder Sir James Dyson has been in favour of Brexit, but Mr Rowan confirmed that Britain's departure from the European Union would have little impact on the firm and that they had not made any contin...More..

Digger drives into hotel during building site rampage
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Digger drives into hotel during building site rampage

Screaming "if you'd just paid me my f***ing £600", the builder drove the digger through the glass lobby and spent 30 minutes wrecking the Travelodge. The 24-year-old repeated claims made on social media...More..

Brexit uncertainty and China slowdown to weigh on Australian markets
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Brexit uncertainty and China slowdown to weigh on Australian markets

On Friday, the 10-year yield touched its highest intraday in one month at 2.049 percent. Homebuilders sank after USA home sales cratered in December and price growth declined to the lowest level in more than ...More..

China's economy slows to weakest pace since 2009 amid trade war
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

China's economy slows to weakest pace since 2009 amid trade war

Economic activity slowed sharply in the fourth quarter of 2018 as China and the United States engaged in a trade war. NBS commissioner Ning Jize said population growth might had peaked, but said the count...More..

Passengers Stranded Aboard Airplane in Frigid Labrador for 16 Hours
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Passengers Stranded Aboard Airplane in Frigid Labrador for 16 Hours

The plane was then meant to embark to Hong Kong once again, but a broken door prevented it from doing so. An alternative aircraft containing meals for the passengers was flown to Goose Bay to transport custom...More..

by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

International Monetary Fund foresees global slowdown as US-China trade spat drags on

But the risk of a sharper decline in global growth has certainly increased. It also attributed the grim outlook to slowing economic growth in Europe, especially Germany and Italy. Gross domestic product (...More..

Google fined $57M under new EU data protection law
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Google fined $57M under new EU data protection law

The investigation turned up two infractions to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) which was approved in 2016. People expect high standards of transparency and control from us. "For instanc...More..

China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

Forecasters expect growth to decline further this year to 6.3 per cent or lower. Tariffs are scheduled to rise to 25 percent on some $200 billion of Chinese-made goods if the U.S and China can not reach an agre...More..