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  • Household debt-to-income ratio should be winding down, Wilkins says Bank of Canada deputy governor says the bank is seeing a slowdown in credit growth for both mortgages and other forms of household debt as labour income moves higher Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • DoubleLine’s Gundlach says U.S. Treasuries ‘not attractive’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that U.S. Treasuries were “not attractive” even though the 10-year yield <US10YT=RR>, a benchmark for global borrowing costs, crossed the critic… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Windrush: Albert Thompson gets date for cancer treatment Albert Thompson was initially denied NHS treatment for prostate cancer until he proved his status. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • G7 tells tech firms to boost efforts to combat extremism: Canada TORONTO (Reuters) – The Group of Seven leading industrialized nations on Tuesday told leading tech and social media companies to ramp up efforts to combat the spread of extremism, a top Canadian official said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • NVIDIAVoice: Your Data Will be Your Company’s Source Code NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang recently spoke at the World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) in Boston to more than 1,000 worldwide leaders in industry and academia, focusing on innovations at the intersection of AI and healthcare. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Reality Check: How many UK statues are of women? Suffragist Millicent Fawcett has become the first woman to be memorialised in statue form in Parliament Square. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • TV Azteca reports Q1 results Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Cosby lawyers attack accusers’ credibility, drawing prosecutor rebuke NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Defense lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday attacked the credibility of women who testified against him at his sexual assault trial, drawing a stern rebuke from prosecutors who said such shaming of victims was the rea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Paraguay election’s runner-up demands recount ASUNCION (Reuters) – The candidate who finished second in Paraguay’s presidential election said on Tuesday he had evidence of fraudulent voting and demanded a recount of ballots. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Congo presidential hopeful rejects any deal with Kabila KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila, at a rally which passed off peacefully on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • World Snooker Championship: Mark Williams’ no-look fluke World number seven Mark Williams pulls off a ‘no-look’ fluke in his World Championship first-round match against Jimmy Robertson. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Warning: This Post Contains Spoilers For ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ This post contains spoilers for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. If you don’t want spoilers – don’t read it! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • White House doctor Jackson to fight for VA job: White House official WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s physician Ronny Jackson will not withdraw as the nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department and will fight allegations about his conduct that surfaced ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing, a W… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Apple Watch Boosts Verizon Activations Amid Phone and Tablet Subscriber Loss Verizon, the largest carrier in the United States by subscriber count, saw a monthly subscriber increase of 260,000 during the first quarter of 2018, reports Bloomberg, largely due to an increased number of smart watch activations. The company actua… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Vacation rental management service Guesty raises $19.75M As the vacation rental sector heats up — with Airbnb making even more moves to expand its portfolio of services to include multiple tiers of rentals — there’s going to be more and more of a need for people who manage a large number of properties. Guesty is one service that aims to do that, ...
  • DoubleLine’s Gundlach says U.S. Treasuries are ‘not attractive’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that U.S. Treasuries are “not attractive” even though the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump and Macron’s most touching moments From air kisses to Oval Office grooming, the best bits from an unusually affectionate state visit. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Mo Salah establishes himself among European football’s elite Mohamed Salah was named England’s best player at the weekend. On Tuesday, he established himself as one of Europe’s finest. Next step: the world? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Fancy a French farm for free? This Brittany farm could be available to someone who will preserve its traditional methods. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Anti-Semitic Wagner letter sells in Jerusalem for $34,000 In the 1869 letter, the anti-Semitic composer warns of “corrosive” Jewish influence on culture. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Has Canada lost its competitive edge? Former finance minister Joe Oliver and the C.D. Howe Institute’s Bill Robson discuss Canada’s place in the world Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • The Xbox One will get 120Hz support in a May software update Games will probably have to support it to see the full benefits. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Toronto van attack: What is an ‘incel’? Reports say the suspect in the Toronto van attack called for “Incel Rebellion” on Facebook. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Wall Street slides as high bond yields fan cost worries NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slid on Tuesday as 10-year Treasury yields hit the highly anticipated 3 percent mark for the first time in four years, stoking concerns over higher borrowing rates for companies already facing rising costs, and as quart… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Was Facebook data’s value ‘literally nothing’? Aleksandr Kogan has been talking down the value of his data. Is he right to do so? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • World’s first penis and scrotum transplant revealed A wounded U.S. servicemember has received the world’s first penis and scrotum transplant. But doctors from the hospital say it may be months before urinary and sexual function return, if it returns at all. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Why The Brooklyn Nets Are Suing A Recent Sponsor In Monster, Inc. The Brooklyn Nets NBA franchise is suing former sponsor Monster, Inc. after the audio/video cable company allegedly failed to make annual payments and kept using valuable trademarks without permission. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. Supreme Court divided over Texas electoral district fight WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it heard a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts thrown out by a lower court for diluting the clout of black and Hispanic voters…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Armenian politician who forced PM’s resignation stakes claim to power YEREVAN (Reuters) – A politician who forced Armenia’s prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march on Tuesday after which he said he was ready to take the reins of power and would keep up pressure on the ruling elite until they agreed to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • UK Jewish groups say disappointed by talks with Labour leader Corbyn on anti-Semitism LONDON (Reuters) – Jewish community leaders in Britain said their talks on Tuesday with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on how to end anti-Semitism in his party had been a “disappointing missed opportunity”. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • First Financial Bankshares declares $0.21 dividend Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Liverpool 5-2 Roma Another Mohamed Salah masterclass helps Liverpool take control of their Champions League semi-final, though Roma score two late away goals. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Royal births past and present It’s hard to escape certain conventions that the news of a new royal baby brings. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • ‘I shouldn’t have to police Facebook’ Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Wells Fargo investors back leaders despite protests DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co investors gave strong backing to the bank’s directors and executives on Tuesday, suggesting they are ready to give its revamped leadership time to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy: sources WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command who has already been nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Supreme Court upholds important weapon in the fight against bad patents A key part of the 2011 America Invents Act is constitutional, high court rules. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Security Update Apple today released a new security update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, which comes nearly one month after the first version of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 was released to the public. The new macOS High Sierra security update can be downloaded dir… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Police investigate serious assault outside Anfield Merseyside Police say it happened shortly before Liverpool’s semi-final with Roma. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Scotiabank fund manager to pay fine for lavish spending on promotional activity Scotiabank’s 1832 Asset Management will pay an $800,000 fine and an additional $150,000 for costs related to an OSC investigation Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • EPA proposes to bar use of confidential data in rulemaking WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new rule on Tuesday that would stop it from relying on scientific research underpinned by confidential data in its making of regulations. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Toronto police eye deadly van attack suspect’s ‘cryptic message’ TORONTO (Reuters) – The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people, in Canada’s deadliest mass killing in decades left a “cryptic message” on social media before his attack, police said on Tues… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Sour grapes: Wine production falls to 60-year low Severe weather in Europe led to a 14 percent drop in production on the continent last year, leading to record lows for global output despite more stable conditions in Australia and the Americas. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Founding PayPal CEO Bill Harris Says Bitcoin Is A Scam, Here’s Why He’s Wrong According to Bill Harris, Bitcoin has no value at all. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Toronto police deadly van attack suspect’s ‘cryptic message’ TORONTO (Reuters) – The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people, in Canada’s deadliest mass killing in decades left a “cryptic message” on social media before his attack, police said on Tues… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • DOJ/AT&T trial: Government economist retakes stand in testy exchange Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Upskirting: Government considering creating specific offence There is no specific law in England and Wales to prosecute someone who takes a photo under someone else’s skirt. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Caller ID Won’t Always Protect You From IRS Phone Imposters, Taxman Warns The scamsters are tricking victims into believing they are legit by having real phone numbers for local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers appear on Caller ID. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Toys ‘R’ Us sets up $156 million fund for trade claims: lawyer (Reuters) – Toys ‘R’ Us will set aside about $156 million to pay vendors for toys and merchandise shipped after the U.S. retailer’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing last September, a lawyer for the company said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Corbyn anti-Semitism meeting ‘disappointing’, Jewish leaders say Jewish leaders say the Labour leader did not agree to any of its suggested “concrete actions”. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Modigliani’s largest nude to go under hammer, seen at $150 million HONG KONG (Reuters) – A painting of a reclining nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani is set to go under the hammer in New York on May 14 with a record sale estimate of $150 million, auction house… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Protesters greet Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in Germany BERLIN (Reuters) – Hundreds of Amazon workers blew whistles and banged drums on Tuesday to protest against the presentation of a German award to Jeff Bezos, the ecommerce firm’s chief executive. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Instagram Releases New ‘Data Download’ Tool for Downloading Photos, Videos, Messages and More Instagram today released a new Data Download feature which is designed to let Instagram users download a copy of their photos, videos, stories, profile info, comments, and messages to comply with the European Union’s upcoming GDPR privacy law. While… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Alfie Evans parents cannot take sick toddler to Italy A judge says his ruling “represents the final chapter in the case of this extraordinary little boy”. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Trump opens door for Jackson to pull out as nominee for veterans job WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor, Ronny Jackson, would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled his Senate confirmation hearing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Kogan: “I don’t think Facebook has a developer policy that is valid” A Cambridge University academic at the center of a data misuse scandal involving Facebook user data and political ad targeting faced questions from the UK parliament this morning. Although the two-hour evidence session in front of the DCMS committee’s fake news enquiry raised rather more questions than it answered — with professor Aleksandr Kogan citing ...
  • German Jews urged not to wear skullcaps A prominent community leader says Jews should exercise caution in big cities after recent attacks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Reality sets in at Eddie Lampert’s Sears, with another $1 billion due Sears has a wall of debt and pension obligations that would be difficult to surmount even if its business weren’t as bad as it is — and business is very bad Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Trump opens door for Jackson to leave as veterans agency nominee WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor Ronny Jackson would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled his Senate confirmation hearing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • For the first time, Facebook clearly tells its users what’s allowed Social network not saying why it took 14 years to release this document. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Toronto van attack: Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of murder Alek Minassian appears in court emotionless as he is charged with 10 counts of murder. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Wounded soldier gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant in U.S. operation A soldier wounded by an IED in Afghanistan has received the world’s first complete penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Roselle Chen reports. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Live Blog: Bungie’s ‘Destiny 2’ Warmind DLC Reveal Livestream Bungie is about to show off Destiny 2’s new DLC, Warmind, in a livestream today. Follow along with this liveblog. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Toronto police seek clues about what sparked deadly van attack TORONTO (Reuters) – The man accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians on a crowded Toronto sidewalk in Canada’s deadliest mass killing in decades was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder on Tuesday, as police probed what motivated his r… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Oil traders whipsawed on Iran deal chatter Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • Breakingviews TV: GE blind spot Rob Cox and Richard Beales wonder why General Electric, among other large U.S. companies, continues to favor combining the chairman and CEO roles, when both governance trends and a rising workload point toward a split. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bitcoin climbs to six-week high as market sentiment improves NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin rose to a six-week high on Tuesday on positive headlines that included the possible entry of major financial institutions into the space, lifting sentiment on the overall cryptocurrency market. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Verizon first-quarter results beat estimates (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter results on Tuesday as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier lost fewer monthly phone subscribers than feared, and the company’s chief financial officer said it was continuing… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 Update With Fix for Third-Party Display Repair Issue Apple today released iOS 11.3.1, the thirteenth official update to the iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.3.1 comes nearly one month after the launch of iOS 11.3, an update that introduced a Battery Health feature for keeping tabs on your iPhone’s battery… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Allied Properties REIT plans to spend $1 billion to meet Toronto tech office demand Allied aims to issue 10-year bonds in Canada, likely in the$200 million range, to help fund its The Well project, 1.6 million square feet of office and retail space Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Trump’s nomination to run veterans agency runs into trouble WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s nomination of his presidential physician, Ronny Jackson, to head the Veterans Affairs department ran into trouble on Tuesday when a Senate committee delayed his confirmation in light of “new informat… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Bose acquires Andrew Mason’s walking tour startup, Detour Groupon founder Andrew Mason’s audio tour startup Detour has been sold to Bose. The acquisition, which involves only the software and tour content – not the team – was quietly announced on Detour’s blog a few days ago, followed by an email to customers. Bose, initially, seems like an unlikely acquirer for an app designed ...
  • The Legend Of The Icelandic Pastor Who Appeared To Stop A Lava Flow It’s a story well known to volcanologists and icelanders, but for those who haven’t heard it, this is the tale of the priest whose sermon appeared to stop a lava flow from engulfing a village more than two centuries ago. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Toronto van attack suspect charged with murder, motive a mystery TORONTO (Reuters) – The driver accused of plowing a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder on Tuesday, but his motive remained a mystery. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Toronto van attack: Moment suspect arrested Alek Minassia pleaded “kill me” and claimed to have a gun but the officer put his own gun away. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...