• Trump pressures GM over OH plant closure, wants it ‘open now’
Trump pressures GM over OH plant closure, wants it ‘open now’

I want jobs to stay in the United States of America and want Lordstown (Ohio), in one of the best economies in our history, opened or sold to a company who will open it up fast!" he writes. Both U.S. senators from Ohio - Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman - have pushed the company to maintain jobs at the plant. The UAW, in a tweet,...

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  • OPEC cuts oil production in February despite pressure from Trump
OPEC cuts oil production in February despite pressure from Trump

Oil prices were mixed on Thursday after hitting 2019 highs as OPEC stressed the need to extend its production cut program past June while lowering its forecast for crude demand. "As it happens, 1.2 million bpd is also the size of the output cuts agreed by OPEC countries and some non-OPEC producers". Most of the reductions came from Venezuela ,...

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  • Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp All Crash Simultaneously
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp All Crash Simultaneously

Facebook's shares fell almost 2 percent in morning trading on Thursday. Facebook has restored service to its main app and Instagram , after the world's largest social network suffered their biggest ever outage that frustrated users across the globe for close to 24 hours.

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  • Brexit is Very Complex, Tearing Britain Apart
Brexit is Very Complex, Tearing Britain Apart

If MPs vote against the deal once again, the government said the Brexit delay could be much longer and may force Britain to take part in European Parliament elections in May. "It will be for the European Council to consider such a request, giving priority to the need to ensure the functioning of EU institutions and taking into account the reasons f...

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  • Dozens injured on flight due to severe turbulence
Dozens injured on flight due to severe turbulence

Twenty-five of the passengers were injured on board, said Coleman.Ten passengers were taken to a hospital after the plane landed on Saturday at 5:35 p.m. There were 329 people on board, including 21 crew members, according to Steve Coleman, a spokesman with the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey. "We keep closely monitoring the health status of ...

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  • Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats
Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

The 3,200-word post comes amid heightened criticism of Facebook's data-collection practices, which are being probed by several governments around the world. Zuckerberg said the new Facebook would be built around core targets: private interactions , encryption , permanence, safety , interoperability - across the Facebook family of apps, i...

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  • Tesla V3 Supercharging: 250kW charge stations announced
Tesla V3 Supercharging: 250kW charge stations announced

Tesla says that only the Model 3 will be updated to support the maximum charge rate of 250 kW, at least for now. Because the rollout requires new hardware, Tesla says that it will help satisfy owners by increasing the charge rate on its existing Supercharger v2 infrastructure by about 20 percent.

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  • John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'
John Bolton says Vietnam Summit was 'Unquestionably a Success'

At a news conference last week, the California Democrat suggested that it should not have taken Trump so long to recognize that Kim is not serious about denuclearization. During the CBS interview, Bolton also headed off potential criticism that earlier diplomatic groundwork prior to the summit was supposed to negate the possibility of both sides wa...

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  • Victoria's Secret closing more than 50 stores
Victoria's Secret closing more than 50 stores

Overall, Victoria's Secret store footprint will shrink by some 3 percent. The brand closed 30 stores in 2018, separate from the 53 stores it plans to close in 2019. Auden bras will cost $22 and under. The company did not rule out ending the fashion show or using more inclusive marketing. Analyst Randal Konik of Jefferies said L Brands' bann...

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  • Indian pilot Abhinandan criticises Indian media
Indian pilot Abhinandan criticises Indian media

The Islamabad High Court on Friday dismissed a Pakistani citizen's plea to stop the imminent release of the captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinanadan Varthaman. Pakistan has said it was not involved in that attack and was ready to help New Delhi in the investigation. In the air, India could mobilize 814 combat aircraft, a...

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  • Tesla will only sell its vehicles online going forward
Tesla will only sell its vehicles online going forward

While demand for the Model 3 was never an issue, numerous folks with outstanding reservations were hoping to get their hands on a $35,000 model. Following hectic share price movements for Tesla, the SEC made Musk promise he would run any tweets that could affect the share price of Tesla by the company's board of directors-the obligation that the ...

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  • UN Resolutions By U.S., Russia On Venezuela Both Likely To Fail
UN Resolutions By U.S., Russia On Venezuela Both Likely To Fail

Instead, just days after the nationwide protest and less than one month after Guaidó proclaimed himself president, Maduro blocked all humanitarian aid from coming into the country, NPR reports . Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov repeated Moscow's assertion that the United States was using aid deliveries as a pretext to carry out military ac...

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  • 1TB microSD cards are here and I irrationally want one
1TB microSD cards are here and I irrationally want one

Micron and SanDisk unveiled their microSD cards during this year's MWC in Barcelona and while Micron brags about being the first commercially available card, the SanDisk alternative boasts about being the fastest one. The SanDisk card will be available for $449.99; a 400 Gigabyte card that offers the same specification is available for $109.99. ...

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  • China's coal ban a 'shot across the bow'
China's coal ban a 'shot across the bow'

The Australian dollar recovered a day after falling more than 1 percent after Reuters reported the Chinese port of Dalian had barred imports of Australian coal indefinitely. Also, the Company does not deliver the coal via the affected five ports, namely Dalian, Bayuquan, Panjin, Dandong and Beiliang. For Australian coal exporters, other market...

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  • YouTube Being Used By Pedophiles In Plain Sight In Comments Under Video
YouTube Being Used By Pedophiles In Plain Sight In Comments Under Video

Over the years, we've written about many issues that parents need to be aware of when it comes to the content on YouTube . In a 20-minute video that has been viewed about 1.9 million times since Sunday, blogger Matt Watson said the comments sections on some YouTube posts that featured girls performing things like gymnastics or yoga were be...

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  • Kraft Heinz stock plunges after revealing SEC investigation
Kraft Heinz stock plunges after revealing SEC investigation

But all is not well with Kraft Heinz Co . In 2015, H.J. Heinz acquired Kraft Foods Group. The company also announced it was subpoenaed late past year by the Securities and Exchange Commission over its procurement procedures. "For that, we take full responsibility". As for the SEC investigation, Kraft Heinz said the subpoena prompted ...

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  • Consumer Reports Rescinds Tesla Model 3 Recommendation Due To Reported Reliability Issues
Consumer Reports Rescinds Tesla Model 3 Recommendation Due To Reported Reliability Issues

The report specifically cites issues with the vehicle's touchscreen dashboard being prone to freezing, along with consumer complaints involving suspension, cracked glass, and paint issues. "We take feedback from our customers very seriously and quickly implement improvements any time we hear about issues", said the company statement .

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  • Shoe blowout, injury raises fears for NBA's likely #1 pick
Shoe blowout, injury raises fears for NBA's likely #1 pick

Williamson dropped to the floor grimacing in pain and holding his right knee. He's earned the approval of notable celebrities, with names like Stephen Curry , LeBron James , and former President Barack Obama singing his praises. Obama later tweeted: " Zion Williamson seems like an outstanding young man as well as an outstanding basketball play...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn heads to Brussels to try to break Brexit deadlock
Jeremy Corbyn heads to Brussels to try to break Brexit deadlock

It comes after she assured members of the hardline European Research Group of MPs that plans to solve the Irish backstop issue with technological solutions would be contained in the future political declaration. In their joint statement, May and Juncker said talks were "constructive" and their teams would press on to "explore the options in a p...

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  • SC Holds Anil Ambani Guilty of Contempt For Defaulting Payments to Ericsson
SC Holds Anil Ambani Guilty of Contempt For Defaulting Payments to Ericsson

The apex court specified that any unconditional apology given by Reliance needs to be rejected as they have breached the undertaking and order. Ambani, Seth and Virani were present in the courtroom. In October 2018, Ericsson moved the apex court with its first contempt petition, arguing that it had not received the Rs 550 crore that it was owed.

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  • Russian Federation releases video of nuclear-powered unmanned underwater vehicle trials
Russian Federation releases video of nuclear-powered unmanned underwater vehicle trials

He didn't directly mention the USA, but noted that the Russian response will be "asymmetrical" and involve new weapons will reach the enemy's decision-making centers just as quickly. In his speech on Wednesday, Putin said that a submarine capable of carrying a new underwater drone with nuclear strike capability, which is called Poseidon , would be...

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  • Payless is closing its 2100 US shoe stores
Payless is closing its 2100 US shoe stores

For now, stores will reportedly have going-out-of-business sales starting next week, with eventual plans to completely liquidate. Liquidation sales begin Sunday and stores will being to close in March, though CNN reports most will stay open until May.

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  • Goldman expects oil prices to rise on 'shock and awe' output cuts
Goldman expects oil prices to rise on 'shock and awe' output cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher on Wednesday, supported by deeper-than-expected OPEC-led production cuts and the impact of U.S. OPEC cut output by nearly 800,000 bpd in January to 30.81m bpd. OPEC and other countries will either have to continue curbing extraction to maintain pri...

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  • Wilson-Raybould resignation from cabinet long overdue
Wilson-Raybould resignation from cabinet long overdue

A report last week alleged that PM Justin Trudeau's office pressured her for intervention in a case against engineering group SNC-Lavalin. Wilson-Raybould, who did not give any reasons for her resignation, said in a letter to Trudeau she was quitting "with a heavy heart", adding that "I am aware that many Canadians wish for me to speak on matt...

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  • Amazon invests in self-driving auto start-up Aurora Innovation
Amazon invests in self-driving auto start-up Aurora Innovation

The funding values start-up Aurora at more than $2.5bn (circa £1.9bn), according to the Financial Times. A self-driving auto tech start-up founded by former Google , Tesla and Uber executives said on Thursday it had secured US$530 million (S$719 million) in new funding that includes a "significant" investment from Amazon.

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  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of 'blackmail'
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of 'blackmail'

Bezos , Amazon .com Inc.'s chief executive officer, accused National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc of seeking to blackmail him with texts and photos, including a "below the belt selfie". While his lawyers argued that AMI had no right to publish the photos since Bezos himself holds the rights over themand that they were not newsworthy...

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  • India unexpectedly cuts key rate to boost slowing economy
India unexpectedly cuts key rate to boost slowing economy

The Reserve Bank of India's ( RBI ) surprise decision to cut interest rates for the first time in 18 months on Thursday is a pre-election stimulus gift from a compliant central bank for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first policy statement issued by the RBI under its newly appointed governor Shaktikanta Das. There is a need to strength...

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  • EU27 Offering No New Plans to Resolve Brexit Impasse - Tusk
EU27 Offering No New Plans to Resolve Brexit Impasse - Tusk

He was speaking at a joint press conference with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Brussels in the past few minutes. DUP MP Sammy Wilson said Mr Tusk and his "arrogant European Union negotiators" had "fanned the flames of fear in an attempt to try to overturn the result of the referendum".

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  • Trump Invites Bullied Student, Synagogue Shooting Survivors to State of the Union
Trump Invites Bullied Student, Synagogue Shooting Survivors to State of the Union

Johnson was granted clemency by Trump last year after serving more than 21 years of a mandatory life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense. The speech was delayed for a week because of the shutdown, which ended on Jan 25. Astute political observers will also be looking to the coterie of potential and announced 2020 Democratic presidential candid...

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  • Death of crypto exchange founder leaves $190m in limbo
Death of crypto exchange founder leaves $190m in limbo

Ideally, it could let them access around $50 million or so that is now trapped in a legal battle with a Canadian bank, though a good portion of that money is their customers', too. Meanwhile, the company's board of directors have also applied for creditor protection, with Ernst & Young expected to be appointed to steer its affairs.

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