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Mar 08 2018

Jerry Brown: Trump 'Going to War Against the State of California'

Administration officials say the three laws in question, all passed by the Legislature past year, blatantly obstruct federal immigration law and thus violate the Constitu...

Mar 08 2018

Amazon discounts Prime membership for Medicaid recipients

Amazon Prime is a great service for anyone who regularly does their shopping online, but at $11 a month or $99 per year (if you're willing to drop that much all at once)...

Mar 07 2018

Trump declares won't back down on tariffs, does not expect trade war

That will include a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and a 10-percent tariff on aluminum imports. Details are pending, but Mr. Trump has threatened 25 percent tax on st...

Mar 07 2018

Volkswagen ID Vizzion Concept Has Artificial Intelligence That Can Learn

During the ride, the passengers can interact with the vehicle using Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality (AR), and voice commands, and gestures. Why does it matter? ....

Mar 07 2018

James Pitaro Named President Of ESPN

This service will be integrated a new ESPN app - an all-in-one, "personalized digital destination" that includes scores, news, highlights and authenticated live streaming...

Mar 07 2018

'Major incident' at Salisbury hospital as A&E department is closed

In a statement, a spokesperson for the hospital said the incident left "under 10" casualties, without elaborating on their condition. The woman, who was unconscious at ...

Mar 07 2018

As Disney's streaming service nears, Netflix rolls out improved parental controls

In addition to the new PIN option, Netflix says it will also now display the maturity level rating for a series or film once the title begins to play. But you'll now be...

Mar 07 2018

Wall St drops over 1 pct

Concerns about the possibility of higher inflation and interest rates have rocked markets since the S&P 500 set its latest record high in late January. U.S. 10-year tre...

Mar 06 2018

United States security panel delays Broadcom-Qualcomm merger showdown

Broadcom is now based in Singapore, but expects to move its headquarters to the U.S.no later than May 6, the company said. It said today that process was "well underway"...

Mar 06 2018

British homes suffer water supply issues after snowstorm

Thames Water advised its 15 million customers to only use water where essential. Sittingbourne was also affected by the huge number of bursts across the pipe network w...

Mar 06 2018

China's foreign minister slams US President Donald Trump's move to impose tariffs

Roberto Azevedo, the director-general of the Geneva-based WTO, said the agency was clearly concerned at the United States plans and warned that "a trade war is in n...

Mar 06 2018

Amazon looking into opening current accounts with JP Morgan Chase say reports

Amazon already has a few services that might help illustrate its financial vision. According to a LendEDU survey released Wednesday, roughly 45 percent of respondents...

Mar 06 2018

Oil prices rise on forecasts for growing demand, OPEC concerns

More investments will be needed to make up for declining oil fields - the world needs to replace 3 [million barrels a day] of declines each year, the equivalent of the No...

Mar 06 2018

Dow drops 500 points on news of steel, aluminum tariffs

Markets tumbled from Asia to Europe on fears that escalating retaliation between countries could choke off trade and the global economy. The S&P 500 also snapped a 10-...

Mar 05 2018

Man Utd veteran Ibrahimovic tells Sweden

Ibrahimovic says "the door hasn't been shut to anything". "I miss the national team". The veteran hasn't seen the pitch since December, cutting his comeback from major ...

Mar 05 2018

Man United's Scott McTominay Explains Why He Rejected England

The 21-year-old has made six appearances in the Premier League for the Red Devils so far this season and has been showing maturity beyond his years with his assured dis...

Mar 05 2018

Storm disrupts operations at NY airports

A number of flights to and from Aberdeen have been cancelled this morning. Our first outbound service EI380 to London Heathrow departed on time at 7.30am. Bosses at Manc...

Mar 04 2018

Companies cutting partnerships with NRA

Yes, Wayne LaPierre and the gun rights group he leads appeared out of step and hard-hearted in the national dialogue that followed the mass school shooting in Parklan...

Mar 04 2018

MIT Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Net $3.37 an Hour

The statistics are startling: almost three-quarters of drivers earn less than minimum wage; the median profit before taxes is $3.37/hour. Researchers performed an analy...

Mar 04 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9+ earns highest DxOMark score in the history of mankind

We do hope that this is just a case of the Galaxy S9 demo unit's software not yet finalized and optimized fully for the hardware within the phone . This feature allows...