• Conservative icon David Koch leaving business and politics
Conservative icon David Koch leaving business and politics

In an April interview with the Washington Examiner, Charles Koch described his youthful brother this fashion: "David is rather more political than I'm". He has focused many of his philanthropic efforts on finding a cure for prostate cancer, including with contributions of almost $600 million to medical research and institutions.

Read more

  • Australian watchdog charges ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche with cartel offences
Australian watchdog charges ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche with cartel offences

The charges come after alleged cartel arrangement relating to ANZ shares that were traded by Citigroup and Deutsche Bank following an ANZ institutional share placement in August 2015. The underwriters ended up with 25.5 million shares after a shortfall in the placement of nearly 81 million shares and regulators are examining whether the market sh...

Read more

  • Viral video shows mice in buns at Delaware Burger King
Viral video shows mice in buns at Delaware Burger King

The video shows mice and rats running through a bag of burger buns. Health investigators found rodent droppings inside the burger and chicken rolls. Burger King told Delaware Online that the location in question was independently owned and operated. A leak in the ceiling was also noted, and flies were entering the restaurant from a nearby dra...

Read more

  • Roseanne Returns To Twitter To Say She's A Jew
Roseanne Returns To Twitter To Say She's A Jew

He said he doesn't know anything about Barr's tweets, including one that featured a racial slur against Valerie Jarrett , a former aide to President Obama . She has since returned online and posted more tweets and retweets, including re-posting fans' defence of her. "I condemn these statements vehemently", he added, calling them "reprehens...

Read more

  • China's ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift United States ban
China's ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift United States ban

The sources requested anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the matter. That settlement also reportedly doesn't include the $361 million ZTE already paid to the Commerce Department. United States companies provide an estimated 25 to 30 percent of components in ZTE's equipment, which includes smartphones and gear to build ...

Read more

  • Italy's new government passes first confidence vote
Italy's new government passes first confidence vote

Luigi Di Maio, the 5-Star leader, is labour minister. Di Maio and Salvini vetoed each other as prime minister and picked him as a compromise figure. The government is set to win despite both former premier Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party - a campaign ally of the League - and the outgoing center-left Democratic Party saying that they will...

Read more

  • Mexico: Government to Impose 20 Percent Tariff on US Pork Imports
Mexico: Government to Impose 20 Percent Tariff on US Pork Imports

According to the National Pork Producers Council, 25 percent of all US pork shipments go to Mexico. Mexico put tariffs on American products ranging from steel to pork and bourbon on Tuesday, retaliating against import duties on metals imposed by President Donald Trump and taking aim at Republican strongholds ahead of United States congressional...

Read more

  • European Union to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports from July
European Union to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports from July

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday that preliminary "safeguard" measures for steel could come as early as July. Sefcovic said that formalities in finalizing the list should be completed this month. The EU plan would also impose duties between 10 and 50 percent on $4.2 billion worth of USA goods in March 2021 or sooner ...

Read more

  • Kudlow: Trump Is 'Seriously Contemplating' Separate Trade Deals with Mexico and Canada
Kudlow: Trump Is 'Seriously Contemplating' Separate Trade Deals with Mexico and Canada

Mexico is fighting back against President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum. That led to threats of retaliation. Canada , Mexico and European countries were temporarily relieved of the measure, but when the deadline arrived, Trump decided not to prolong the relief.

Read more

  • Qatar Air CEO Says a Woman Could Never Do His Job
Qatar Air CEO Says a Woman Could Never Do His Job

Speaking after Mr Al Baker's comments, Heathrow's chief executive John Holland-Kaye, said: "Diversity and inclusion are part of our core values and I have no doubt that a woman could carry out my role". "As a matter of fact (at) Air Italy the majority shareholder has shortlisted women to be CEO and as minority shareholder we are actively encouragin...

Read more

  • Elon Musk staves off challenge to stay as Tesla's Chairman
Elon Musk staves off challenge to stay as Tesla's Chairman

After describing the past few months as among the most "hellish" in his life, Musk said he expected Tesla to post a quarterly profit during the July-September period. Tesla last month told employees that the company was being reorganized to speed up production of Model 3 vehicles - a key to profitability for the fast-growing electric auto maker.

Read more

  • Google backs out of United States military contract
Google backs out of United States military contract

Gizmodo reviewed internal emails that showed executives viewed Project Maven as an exciting opportunity to expand its work with the military, but wanted to keep the project under wraps because of concern about how it would impact the company's brand image.

Read more

  • 100 killed in violent Nicaragua protests as Ortega vows to remain
100 killed in violent Nicaragua protests as Ortega vows to remain

The United Nations is available to assist national dialogue efforts to strengthen the rule of law, respect for human rights and the peaceful resolution of differences, said the statement. Ortega, meanwhile, denounced a " conspiracy " by the opposition aimed at "terrorizing" the people, referring to Wednesday's unrest. The statement also said th...

Read more

  • Buffalo Wild Wings apologizes for 'awful posts' sent from hacked Twitter account
Buffalo Wild Wings apologizes for 'awful posts' sent from hacked Twitter account

The tweets stayed up for about 20 minutes before the company deleted them, but that was more than enough time for the damage to take place. "We apologize for the very bad posts, which obviously did not come from us". Buffalo Wild Wings has yet to reveal how exactly the account was hacked. Buffalo Wild Wings isn't the first company to get hacked o...

Read more

  • DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Says 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised
DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Says 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised

The breach is the largest since last year's Equifax leak of 147.9 million pieces of private data ranging from Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver's license numbers. Credit card information isn't stored on MyHeritage , it said, but is instead stored on "trusted third-party billing providers" like BlueSnap and PayPal.

Read more

  • Motorists hit by 'hellish' petrol price rise in May
Motorists hit by 'hellish' petrol price rise in May

The cost of unleaded petrol jumped 5.1 per cent to an average 142.5 cents a litre in most capital cities during the past three months, a survey by comparison website comparethemarket.com.au found. People who made to pay a hefty price per litre when fuel prices went on an upward spiral after a 19-day pause. "It is important for government to thi...

Read more

  • Addicted to Your iPhone? Apple Screen Time Will Tell You
Addicted to Your iPhone? Apple Screen Time Will Tell You

Apple also showcased a new system that makes it more hard to gather information about users as they browse across the web. iOS 12 will also dynamically increase the performance on the CPU as needed and then reduce it when it isn't in order to preserve battery life.

Read more

  • Starbucks chief Howard Schultz retiring, may run for president
Starbucks chief Howard Schultz retiring, may run for president

In a farewell letter to employees, Schultz noted he had created a personal website , which talks of a "new chapter". His friend David Geffen, the Hollywood mogul and a major Democratic donor, has said he encouraged Schultz to run as far back as the 2008 campaign cycle.

Read more

  • Apple's new phone software speeds up older devices
Apple's new phone software speeds up older devices

Yes, now you the iPhone X will detect your tongue movements, yay! A public beta will be available to iOS users later this month. SAN JOSE-iOS 12 is coming to iPhones and iPads later this year, and as expected, it primarily focuses on performance and stability, with a few new features.

Read more

  • Dog found dead at airport during Delta layover
Dog found dead at airport during Delta layover

The Pomeranian, named Alejandro, was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a cargo facility at the airport, southwest of Detroit in Romulus. Delta said it is investigating the incident, according to AP. "He's not just a pet, we lost a member of our family", Dellegrazie said Alejandro was a happy, friendly dog that he shared with his gi...

Read more