Microsoft's Bing search engine inaccessible in China

Microsoft's search engine Bing appeared to have been blocked in China with users saying they have not been able to access the site since Thursday. Many other foreign websites including Google , Facebook , and Twitter have always been blocke... More..

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US, regional powers recognise Maduro's opponent as Venezuela leader
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

US, regional powers recognise Maduro's opponent as Venezuela leader

China urged the United States to stay out of the crisis. Speaking Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Guterres said the United Nations hopes "dialogue can be possible, and that we avoid an escalati...More..

Venezuela Is Stuck In A Tug-Of-War Between Two Presidents (HBO)
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Venezuela Is Stuck In A Tug-Of-War Between Two Presidents (HBO)

Officials warned that "the USA government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizens in Venezuela due to extremely limited infrastructure and poor security conditions", calling for State D...More..

Air transport workers warn shutdown could cause USA aviation collapse
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Air transport workers warn shutdown could cause USA aviation collapse

Some arriving flights are also being delayed; the FAA reports an average of 41 minute delays for LaGuardia-bound flights out of Newark International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport. Officials f...More..

Chinas economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Chinas economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

Fixed-asset investment rose 5.9 percent in 2018, the slowest in at least 22 years, as a regulatory crackdown on riskier financing and debt weighed on local government spending early in the year. AFPquoted analy...More..

Oil rises as investors latch on to OPEC cuts, supply outlook
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Oil rises as investors latch on to OPEC cuts, supply outlook

On Tuesday, China's National Development and Reform Commission gave support to crude oil prices when they spoke about adding more fiscal stimulus. Analysts said a more robust backdrop for financial markets ...More..

Cadillac gives preview of EV crossover concept — NAIAS
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Cadillac gives preview of EV crossover concept — NAIAS

The automaker on Friday revealed plans to reposition the brand at the forefront of General Motors upcoming shift to electric propulsion. The platform allows the carmaker to respond to changing market demand...More..

Riven by Crisis, Britain Searches for Brexit Emergency ‘Plan B’
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Riven by Crisis, Britain Searches for Brexit Emergency ‘Plan B’

A small number favour a second referendum . Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn responded with the no-confidence motion, and urged the government to "do the right thing and resign". Companies warned...More..

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union speech amid shutdown
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union speech amid shutdown

Democrats took control of the House after last November's congressional elections. He says she should stay in Washington to negotiate ways to end the shutdown, which is at a stalemate over federal funding f...More..

United States shutdown: Trump rejects potential way out of crisis
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

United States shutdown: Trump rejects potential way out of crisis

College football has managed to avoid such political controversies, with last year's champion Alabama also visiting the White House. "It was awesome", Lawrence told us while taking pics with Clemson fan...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins House Financial Services Committee
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins House Financial Services Committee

In that short span of time she's become a popular figure in the Democratic Party and a media darling, praised by the left and often criticized by right. The powerful committee also oversees the US housing mar...More..

PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires

The company could face murder charges if found responsible for starting the Camp Fire , and it is already facing numerous lawsuits. PG&E's liability for the Camp Fire and other wildfires could total $30 billio...More..

Fed chair is ‘very worried’ about ballooning debt U.S. will inevitably face
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fed chair is ‘very worried’ about ballooning debt U.S. will inevitably face

Powell was also asked about the Fed's plans to keep trimming its holdings of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, which it had purchased following the 2008 financial crisis as a way to keep long-term ...More..

Kim Jong Un heads home via train after two-day Beijing visit
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Kim Jong Un heads home via train after two-day Beijing visit

The American leader said Sunday that the United States and North Korea are negotiating the location of their next summit. The leaders were seen to have discussed North Korea's plans for a second summit with U...More..

Sex toy maker blasts CES over award flip-flop
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Sex toy maker blasts CES over award flip-flop

But a month after that, DiCarlo explains in an open letter on the company's website , they were notified that the award was being rescinded and they were barred from showing at CES. Additionally, it is suggest...More..

China says trade talks with U.S. set foundation to resolve concerns
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

China says trade talks with U.S. set foundation to resolve concerns

Gold prices rose on Wednesday, with spot gold (XAU=) up 0.68 percent to $1,293.65 per ounce. President Xi Jinping responded by imposing penalties on $110 billion of American goods, slowing customs clearance f...More..

Walking auto that could save lives - CBBC Newsround
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Walking auto that could save lives - CBBC Newsround

It's not just for emergencies, though; if Elevate could be driven autonomously, it could improve the lives of wheelchair users without access to a stair ramp, climbing to their front door so they can manoeuvre ...More..

Flights grounded at London Heathrow after drone sighting
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Flights grounded at London Heathrow after drone sighting

She said: "As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate". Departures from Heathrow Airport in London have been stopped after a potential drone sighting. British officials ...More..

Early IRS tax refunds up in the air during government shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Early IRS tax refunds up in the air during government shutdown

Tovey says, "You can get your rent paid, your bills paid, credit card debt, anything like that you want to do". The average tax refund previous year was $2,800, money that many families rely on to help pay fo...More..

IPhone XI first pictures: are Apple designers on the wrong track?
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

IPhone XI first pictures: are Apple designers on the wrong track?

The three lenses, flash, and microphone are placed inside a square, similar to Huawei's Mate 20 Pro , though the lens arrangement is different to its rival's handset, and the array is placed in the upper cor...More..