German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union summit won't solve migration issue

It's also unclear how much the effort would cost, but the EU-Turkey deal has so far cost more than 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion). European leaders met today in Brussels to discuss the contentious issue of migration, which is threatening to topple ... More..

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Amazon employees demand Bezos stops selling facial recognition software to United States police
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Amazon employees demand Bezos stops selling facial recognition software to United States police

Amazon workers called on the firm's CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling powerful face recognition tech to USA law enforcement and cease providing infrastructure to government-linked software giant Palantir, and s...More..

Bardstown Bourbon Storage Facility Collapses
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Bardstown Bourbon Storage Facility Collapses

No one was injured in the collapse. What about 9,000 barrels of bourbon on the ground? 'We are assessing how numerous impacted barrels can be recovered, ' Louisiana-based spirits company Sazerac spokeswoman...More..

Saudis pledge decisive oil supply boost to comfort consumers
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Saudis pledge decisive oil supply boost to comfort consumers

The OPEC+ agreement, which unites 24 countries, has been in effect since the beginning of 2017. Analysts estimate that when the additional production from non-OPEC oil producers such as Russian Federation is ...More..

Opec To Set Tone For Oil Price Course Today
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Opec To Set Tone For Oil Price Course Today

Iran will struggle to increase production, meaning it could lose market share and revenue to its rivals. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih , asked whether he expected an easy meeting on Friday, said: "...More..

Bithumb loses $30 million in cryptos to thieves, alerts against entering passwords!
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Bithumb loses $30 million in cryptos to thieves, alerts against entering passwords!

Before the hack, bitcoin was trading at $6,750 on Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange. Right now we have already saw a small dip as the price currently sits around $6,600 as the announcement about th...More..

U.S. Oil Prices Slip a Bit Before OPEC Meeting
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

U.S. Oil Prices Slip a Bit Before OPEC Meeting

More important to Saudi Arabia than extra petrodollars is containing Iran , its arch-nemesis. US benchmark oil prices were slightly lower Thursday while oil prices in Europe and Asia were down sharply, a...More..

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

Given the imbalance in American and Chinese trade, Beijing has a more limited set of options for adding to its list of tariffs. On Friday, Trump said he was pushing ahead with a 25 percent tariff on $50 bil...More..

Google makes $550M strategic investment in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Google makes $550M strategic investment in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

The goal here is to merge JD.com's experience and technology in supply chain and logistics - in China , it has opened warehouses that use robots rather than workers - with Google's customer reach, data and ...More..

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested over Dieselgate
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested over Dieselgate

The emissions scandal dates back to September 2015 when VW admitted using illegal software to cheat United States emissions tests on diesel engines. Stadler has held onto his post mainly thanks to the backing...More..

by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump's US$50B China tariffs met with retaliation vow from Beijing

The United States now dominates those industries, but Chinese government support has made it hard for USA companies to compete. The US says tariffs are justified because of China firms' longstanding theft o...More..

Beijing Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs on Chinese Goods
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Beijing Ready to Retaliate Against US Tariffs on Chinese Goods

On the threat of retaliatory tariffs , he said: "They do so much more business with us, than we do with them, that we can't lose. All the results from the negotiations previously reached by the two parties wil...More..

Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies shot, conditions unknown
by | Monday, June 18, 2018

Wyandotte County sheriff's deputies shot, conditions unknown

A Kansas deputy was killed and another was critically wounded Friday by a gunman who was also shot. One of the deputies died and the other is in critical condition. " We are praying for our friends at the Wyand...More..

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

It's hard to praise Cleveland for its affordability when there are an average of 12 evictions every single day and an enormous waiting list for housing vouchers through CMHA. The report calls out President ...More..

Elon Musk's Firm To Build High-Speed Underground Transport For Chicago
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elon Musk's Firm To Build High-Speed Underground Transport For Chicago

Elon Musk's the Boring Company said late Wednesday it's won the contract to build a high-speed express train to Chicago's O'Hare's International Airport. It's a sizable victory for a company that was lau...More..

Trump complains oil prices are too high, blames OPEC
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump complains oil prices are too high, blames OPEC

Brent crude futures were trading at $76.55 a barrel at 5.47 a.m. GMT, up 9 cents, or 0.1 percent, on their last close. "Not good!" Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. But the International Energy Agency said...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

McDonald's is ditching plastic straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland

McDonald's said in a statement: "Reflecting the broader public debate, our customers told us they wanted to see a move on straws". The announcements come amid a global movement to eliminate the use of plast...More..

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereal over salmonella risk
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereal over salmonella risk

The recall came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contacted the company Thursday to notify executives of the link between the illness and the cereal . Anyone who has recently eaten Honey Sma...More..

Feds Indict Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For Wire Fraud
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Feds Indict Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For Wire Fraud

The Board of Directors of Theranos announced Friday that Elizabeth Holmes has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer. Theranos claimed its innovative blood testing device would give quicker results using...More..

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has licence suspended
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has licence suspended

Iovine was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying, "She thought he was joking". The driver allegedly pulled over and forced the women out of his auto Saturday in Manhattan, after they kissed in the backseat. "K...More..