• United Kingdom lawmakers vying to put their stamp on Brexit
United Kingdom lawmakers vying to put their stamp on Brexit

Whether MPs vote for May to renegotiate the backstop or even delay Brexit, this does not solve the UK's fundamental problem: the lack of a clear consensus. Brady said if the motion was approved by Parliament, it would give Ms. In theory, it could allow a bill tabled by backbench MPs through parliament which forces the prime minister to seek an exte...

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  • U.S. charges top Chinese cellphone maker Huawei with conspiracy, money laundering
U.S. charges top Chinese cellphone maker Huawei with conspiracy, money laundering

Prosecutors are seeking Meng's extradition to the U.S. She was arrested in early December by Canadian authorities at the request of the U.S. government. The U.S. said during its press conference it was "deeply grateful to the government of Canada" for following the rule of law. The meetings are part of what Trump agreed to with Chinese Presid...

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  • Australia recognises Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido as interim president
Australia recognises Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido as interim president

Mr Maduro has had the door slammed in his face by Canada , Australia, Israel and a host of Latin nations, including Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil, who have all followed the USA lead and recognised Mr Guadio. "This is unacceptable because there is no room for racism and hate in today's world", Maduro said. A major oil producer, Venezuel...

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  • U.S. charges China's Huawei with bank fraud
U.S. charges China's Huawei with bank fraud

The US Department of Justice on Monday charged Huawei with theft of trade secrets, wire fraud and obstruction of justice. The cases accuse the company of everything from bank and wire fraud to obstructing justice and conspiring to steal trade secrets from T-Mobile US Inc.

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  • Venezuela allows United States diplomats to stay, defusing showdown, as crisis continues
Venezuela allows United States diplomats to stay, defusing showdown, as crisis continues

But their support has come under some threat. After the United States pledged full support to the self-proclaimed " interim president " of Venezuela , Juan Guaido, not ruling out a "humanitarian" military intervention if need be, Maduro said the National Armed Forces must be prepared to defend Venezuela " in any scenario " and announced massive ...

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  • Brooklyn truck driver claims $298.3M Powerball jackpot
Brooklyn truck driver claims $298.3M Powerball jackpot

He was the third Powerball jackpot victor in New York in 2018, according to the New York Lottery. He chose to take the lump sum of his winnings, which amounted to about $114 million after taxes. Johnson said his friend urged him to check his numbers. "I can't even eat". He now has a lawyer to help him make financial decisions regarding hi...

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  • Facebook 'tricked' kids, parents to spend money on 'free' games
Facebook 'tricked' kids, parents to spend money on 'free' games

Facebook workers realised that 93 per cent of chargebacks on Angry Bird were so-called "friendly fraud " by children. Newly released court documents reveal that Facebook allowed children to ring up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations on addressing what it dubbed " friendly fraud ".

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  • Budweiser 2019 Super Bowl commercial addresses important climate issue
Budweiser 2019 Super Bowl commercial addresses important climate issue

Anheuser-Busch makes and sells Budweiser, an American-style pale lager. A thirty-second Super Bowl ad costs around $5 million during the 2018 version of the Super Bowl. In the video's description on YouTube , it states, "The time has come to take action and help build a better future for us all". Its new commercial - " Wind Never Felt Better "...

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  • Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela
Oil prices climb as USA threatens sanctions against Venezuela

On the other hand, Venezuela was the world's No. 5 oil exporter and a key supplier to the United States a few years ago. Oil prices edged up on Friday as turmoil in Venezuela increased the chances of tighter global supply if the USA makes good on signals that it could impose sanctions on Venezuelan exports.

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  • Trump vows to build border wall: 'Negotiations with Democrats will start immediately'
Trump vows to build border wall: 'Negotiations with Democrats will start immediately'

It's unclear whether divided lawmakers will be able to reach an agreement in the coming weeks that can satisfy the president's demands for a wall. Mr Trump also said he would not yet resort to "a very powerful alternative" - an apparent reference to declaring a national emergency.

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  • Markets On-Edge Due to Turmoil in Venezuela
Markets On-Edge Due to Turmoil in Venezuela

Prices of the barrel of the West Texas Intermediate are posting small gains at the end of the week, retreating to the $53.00 neighbourhood after climbing as high as the $53.80 area during early trade. Meanwhile, world leaders and top executives are meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing econo...

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  • PG&E Cleared of 2017 Fire But Lone Bull Still Sees Distress
PG&E Cleared of 2017 Fire But Lone Bull Still Sees Distress

PG&E has said that it was having trouble with its transmission lines when the blaze erupted and that it may be responsible. Efforts to reach her Thursday were unsuccessful. In November, Morgan Stanley analysts said in a note to clients that they were encouraged PG&E would not be held responsible for that fire. "I imagine you're going to hear...

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  • Hulu Lowers Price For Ad-Supported Tier 01/25/2019
Hulu Lowers Price For Ad-Supported Tier 01/25/2019

When Netflix announced that they were going to raise their price, we asked on our facebook page how much was too much. Hulu's live-TV streaming service will cost $5 more per month, while its traditional video-on-demand service will be $2 cheaper.

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  • VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal Has Been Withdrawn
VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal Has Been Withdrawn

Had the rule change been approved, it would have allowed the CBOE to list the VanEck and SolidX-backed Bitcoin ETF . He said these discussions needed to stop and instead of trying to get in otherwise, they decided that it would best to just withdraw their application.

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  • BuzzFeed Plans To Lay Off 15 Percent Of Its Workforce
BuzzFeed Plans To Lay Off 15 Percent Of Its Workforce

Moving forward, Smith said , "I'm confident that we'll continue to do distinctive work on the biggest stories, and punch above our weight". While employees expressed their sadness, however, many also turned to Twitter to thank the outlet for the opportunities it gave them.

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  • Trump Criticizes Cortez's 70 Percent Tax Proposal in Comments on Venezuela
Trump Criticizes Cortez's 70 Percent Tax Proposal in Comments on Venezuela

In an interview with CBS' Anderson Cooper, the freshman congresswoman claimed that a 70 percent tax rates on the super-rich would help fund the ambitious plan to combat the threat of climate change known as "the Green New Deal ". The fortunes of a dozen attendees at the World Economic Forum in 2009 have soared by a combined $175 billion, a Blo...

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  • Sweethearts Candy Will be Missing from Store Shelves this Valentine's Day
Sweethearts Candy Will be Missing from Store Shelves this Valentine's Day

The 100-year-old candy company's Sweethearts brand was purchased by Spangler in September, but the company said that new hearts won't be available for the holiday this year. What's a tongue-tied person in love to do? If you do get a pack and it's sticky or really grainy, candy experts say it's best to just toss it since it won't be such a sweet gif...

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  • Entire Family Got Kicked Off United Airlines Flight Because They Stink
Entire Family Got Kicked Off United Airlines Flight Because They Stink

The Adlers said they had no body odor and actually asked people in the airport if they smelled. "I want them to own up to what really happened and to tell me the truth", Yossi Adler added. "I have kids at home, they are waiting for me, I need to get home". "We don't have odor - nobody here has odor - oh stop". "No I didn't! I shower every d...

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  • Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC
Huawei will launch its foldable-screen 5G smartphone at MWC

Huawei fired the man, who has denied wrongdoing. Nevertheless, he said: "We have made a decision to pause further Huawei in our core whilst we engage with the various agencies and governments and Huawei just to finalise the situation, of which I feel Huawei is really open and working hard".

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  • Microsoft Bing is back online in China
Microsoft Bing is back online in China

A search performed on Bing's China website - cn.bing.com - from within mainland China directed the user to a page that says the server can not be reached. "This is just the Chinese authorities being the Chinese authorities". Microsoft's search engine Bing.com is no longer accessible in China. Microsoft has continued to operate in China, even ...

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