U.S. needs to stay out of Venezuela, says Tulsi Gabbard

The battle between Mr Maduro and Juan Guaido sets up a potentially explosive struggle for power in the crisis-plagued South American nation. Bolton has also worked with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to form a united front within the administrat... More..

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Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido claims presidency, recognised by US
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido claims presidency, recognised by US

Officials warned that "the USA government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizens in Venezuela due to extremely limited infrastructure and poor security conditions", calling for State D...More..

Growing delays after flights to, from LaGuardia halted due to staffing issues
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Growing delays after flights to, from LaGuardia halted due to staffing issues

The delays come as a partial government shutdown threatens to undermine the nation's air travel system. The Transportation Security Administration said that 7.6 percent of its airport screeners scheduled ...More..

China's birth rate falls to lowest in 70 years
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

China's birth rate falls to lowest in 70 years

The NBS announced on Monday that Chinese economy grew at 6.6 per cent in 2018. Fixed-asset investment rose 5.9 percent in 2018, the slowest in at least 22 years, as a regulatory crackdown on riskier financi...More..

Oil climbs 1pc on OPEC output cut, but USA production robust
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Oil climbs 1pc on OPEC output cut, but USA production robust

US bank Morgan Stanley in turn cut its 2019 oil price forecasts by more than 10 percent, pointing to weakening economic growth expectations and rising oil supply, especially from the United States. A previous O...More..

GM reveals upcoming Cadillac EV built on next-gen EV platform
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

GM reveals upcoming Cadillac EV built on next-gen EV platform

According to the company-issued report, this Cadillac EV will be based on GM's next-gen EV architecture. This will be the first model derived from GM's future EV platform. Days after General Motors announc...More..

British PM Theresa May Says Impossible To Rule Out No-Deal Brexit
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

British PM Theresa May Says Impossible To Rule Out No-Deal Brexit

Ministers ordered civil servants to compile the paper for talks Theresa May is holding with opposition MPs who back the idea, after her bid to get her draft European Union exit deal through the Commons failed...More..

Pelosi’s Letter Effectively Bans Trump From Delivering Traditional State of the Union
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Pelosi’s Letter Effectively Bans Trump From Delivering Traditional State of the Union

Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged stando...More..

Record US-China trade gap may signal slower global growth
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Record US-China trade gap may signal slower global growth

China's trade surplus with the United States shot up by 17.2 percent in 2018 compared to the year before, according to Chinese data released on Monday, reaching a record-breaking $323.3 billion (€281.9 billi...More..

Ocasio-Cortez should worry markets, Horizon’s chief global strategist says
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez should worry markets, Horizon’s chief global strategist says

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocked her critics in a Washington Post interview , telling them to "enjoy being exhausted for the next two years while we run train on the progressive agenda". A new poll con...More..

Ford Explorer ST with 400 hp and Explorer Hybrid revealed in Detroit
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Ford Explorer ST with 400 hp and Explorer Hybrid revealed in Detroit

After revealing the all-new 2020 Explorer at an independent event last week, Ford has detailed the performance-focused ST edition and fuel-sipping hybrid at the Detroit auto show . The ST stands out from the...More..

California utility PG&E replaces CEO amid bankruptcy worries
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

California utility PG&E replaces CEO amid bankruptcy worries

Shares of the company dropped almost 50 percent in early trading Monday, one day after the company said Chief Executive Geisha Williams was stepping down. Here, transmission towers in a valley near Paradise, ...More..

Sex toy maker blasts CES over award flip-flop
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Sex toy maker blasts CES over award flip-flop

The reason suggested for this could be sexism as the company is founded and led primarily by women. There are also other high-tech gadgets that help with health and wellness. "The product referenced does not ...More..

China Says Negotiations With US 'Lay Foundation' for Resolving Trade Dispute
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

China Says Negotiations With US 'Lay Foundation' for Resolving Trade Dispute

Some 40 days into the 90-day truce , there were few concrete details on progress made so far. The US Trade Representative office said Wednesday that the talks focused on "ways to achieve fairness, reciprocit...More..

Hyundai Elevate Concept Is a Four-legged Walking Robocar From the Future
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Hyundai Elevate Concept Is a Four-legged Walking Robocar From the Future

It has extendable and "highly dexterous" robot legs which allow Elevate to walk across the terrain. Developed by Hyundai's CRADLE department, which looks to introduce robotics in everyday life, the Elevate ...More..

Flights at Heathrow suspended after drone sighting
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Flights at Heathrow suspended after drone sighting

One user, called Nadim Baig, said: 'My luck, drone sighting and now my flight is at a standstill just before departure'. British officials used sophisticated military gear to get Gatwick back in operation...More..

Filing Taxes during government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Filing Taxes during government shutdown

Last tax season, the IRS had paid $12.6 billion in refunds to more than six million households by February 2, 2018. The shutdown plan cuts staffing at the IRS by 88 per cent, and the agency will not conduct...More..

The Next iPhone Will Have This Huge 3-Camera Bump
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The Next iPhone Will Have This Huge 3-Camera Bump

Apart from the camera design, the renders don't give out any other significant details. The flash is aligned with the third sensor, but seems to have no spatial relationship to anything: it's off the center of ...More..

Apple sell-off no cause for concern says Trump
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Apple sell-off no cause for concern says Trump

It's the result of market competition, rather than economic deceleration. The dispute has rattled companies and financial markets that worry it will drag on global economic growth that is showing signs of dec...More..

U.S. warns citizens of arbitrary exit bans in China
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

U.S. warns citizens of arbitrary exit bans in China

They cautioned that Chinese authorities sometimes keep USA citizens in the country for years through "exit bans". China's relations with the USA and with Canada deteriorated following the arrest in Vancouv...More..

Not anxious about Apple stock; company should build in U.S.
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Not anxious about Apple stock; company should build in U.S.

Meanwhile, global competitors such as Samsung and Xiaomi have carved up India between them, accounting for one in every two smartphones sold. But not everyone is so certain. But, he noted that Apple "ap...More..

Cops grieve 'Krispy Kreme Doughnuts' lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Cops grieve 'Krispy Kreme Doughnuts' lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'

According to Fox News , the driver noticed his vehicle smoking and was able to escape safely. Given that fact, police posted some "emotional" pictures "mourning" the loss of the truck. The sentiment was share...More..

Apparent Foreign Cyberattack Wreaks Havoc On U.S. Newspaper Distribution
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Apparent Foreign Cyberattack Wreaks Havoc On U.S. Newspaper Distribution

As a result, the delivery of the Saturday editions of the LA Times and San Diego Union Tribune were delayed. A cyber-attack has caused printing and delivery disruptions to major USA newspapers, including ...More..

Sears, Facing Liquidation, Says It Will Close 80 More Stories
by | Saturday, December 29, 2018

Sears, Facing Liquidation, Says It Will Close 80 More Stories

Sears faces a self-imposed deadline of 4 pm ET on Friday for bids. Total costs related to closing 73 Sears stores and 28 Kmart stores in the third quarter ended November 3 amounted to $229 million, the comp...More..

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Some 800,000 government workers are affected. "I want the shutdown to end as soon as possible, but how I want it to end is for Congress to do their job and pass this bill because we need better border security....More..

Oil prices inch up, but concern over demand limits gains
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Oil prices inch up, but concern over demand limits gains

USA crude oil prices jumped 3.5% to $44.04 per barrel after plunging 6.7% on Christmas Eve. The fourth-quarter price decline is likely to cause producers to throttle back on their output, he said . "The ma...More..

What's open, closed for Christmas?
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

What's open, closed for Christmas?

And the good news is that this can be completely free. Last-minute holiday shoppers will get a little extra time on Christmas Eve this year - if they work for the federal government that is. The Boots pha...More..

Asian markets slump after Fed hikes rates
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Asian markets slump after Fed hikes rates

In line with weakness in global markets , India's BSE Sensex and Nifty50 ended lower yesterday after the US Federal Reserve raised its short-term interest rate . The so-called federal funds rate now stands at...More..

Gatwick flights halted after drone sighting
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Gatwick flights halted after drone sighting

Gatwick advised anyone flying from the airport, or collecting someone, to check the status of their flight . Honor Ireland said her flight had ended up at Stansted, but her auto was parked at Gatwick. The 27...More..

Facebook 'gave Netflix and Spotify access to private messages'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook 'gave Netflix and Spotify access to private messages'

Data wasn't used for advertising and has since been deleted , the company told the Times . Facebook had assured users that third-party applications only had access to data required for them to function. How...More..