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FBI Moves to Dismantle Network of Hacked Devices Linked to Russian Federation FBI Moves to Dismantle Network of Hacked Devices Linked to Russian Federation
- May 25, 2018

Ukraine's SBU security service said the malware proved Russian Federation was getting ready for a major cyberattack on the country "aimed at destabilizing the situation" during the Champions League soccer final in Kiev on Saturday and possibly the country's annual Constitution Day celebrations. (more...)
Amazon Bans Customers Who Make Too Many Returns Amazon Bans Customers Who Make Too Many Returns
- May 25, 2018

You might have to put that practice to bed, because according to a report from the Wall Street Journal , Amazon is banning customers who make too many returns. Shoppers have for years complained about being banned from Amazon. '@amazon - wow, great customer service, so personal and caring! #BadCustomerExperience #onlineshopping #Horrible #ShopLocal #BoycottAmazon, ' she said on Twitter. (more...)
McDonald’s holds onto plastic straws amid push for bans McDonald’s holds onto plastic straws amid push for bans
- May 25, 2018

The Seattle-based carrier, which said it handed out 22 million stir straws and citrus picks a year ago, also said it would have non-plastic, marine-friendly drinking straws for travelers that request them. Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's a supporter. "A YouTube video of a plastic straw being removed from the nostril of a sea turtle has now been watched by over 15.8 million people". (more...)
Congress approves easing of Obama banking restrictions Congress approves easing of Obama banking restrictions
- May 25, 2018

The vote eases some of the 2010 Dodd-Frank rules that have hurt smaller banks and community lenders and keeps the Republican president's promise to try to spur more economic growth by cutting regulation, but does little for Wall Street. It exempts some small and regional banks from the most stringent regulations, and also loosens rules aimed at protecting the biggest banks from sudden collapse. (more...)
Oil prices drop on potential increase in OPEC output Oil prices drop on potential increase in OPEC output
- May 25, 2018

Brent crude futures were down 75c at $78.82 a barrel by 9.40 GMT, while U.S. crude fell 46c to $71.74 a barrel. U.S. crude and distillate stockpiles fell last week , while petrol inventories increased unexpectedly, data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed on Tuesday. (more...)
Alberta refuses to sign statement at contentious western premiers meeting Alberta refuses to sign statement at contentious western premiers meeting
- May 25, 2018

Mr. Horgan's spokeswoman fired back, saying there are larger issues to be discussed at the meeting, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, beyond the pipeline project that has caused a divide between the neighbouring NDP governments. over that province's opposition to Trans Mountain. Kinder Morgan has given until May 31 to receive certainty on the ability for it to complete the project, for which it has federal approval, in a timely manner. (more...)
Deutsche Bank to sack over 7,000 employees Deutsche Bank to sack over 7,000 employees
- May 25, 2018

Germany's largest lender Deutsche Bank today said it will cut over 7,000 jobs and dramatically scale back its investment banking activities as it tries to turn the corner on years of losses. According to the Financial Times, European banks lost more ground on their USA rivals in the first quarter with the likes of HSBC, Société Générale and BNP Paribas reporting disappointing trading performances in their investment banking divisions. (more...)
NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brake NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brake
- May 25, 2018

When video footage of the smash was released by police, initial questions were directed at its LiDAR systems . And the communications between vision and braking systems can be fuzzy and fail for a variety of reasons, she said . So no automatic emergency braking. "The vehicle operator is relied on to intervene and take action". The NTSB said its preliminary report was not created to assign responsibility for the crash. (more...)
Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware. What? Elon Musk: Model 3 Braking Can Be Fixed in Firmware. What?
- May 25, 2018

Baird & Co. analysis that claimed "increasingly immaterial" headlines have dominated Tesla's news cycle. That's right, the same Donald Trump whom Elon Musk and whose invitation to sit on the White House business advisory council he initially accepted before only later realizing what a mistake it was. (more...)
Russian Military Unit's Missile Downed MH17 Russian Military Unit's Missile Downed MH17
- May 25, 2018

Official investigators said Thursday that the missile came from a launcher that is part of the Russian military's 53rd antiaircraft missile brigade . On its own, the team has managed to narrow down the list of suspects from more than a hundred to a few dozen. "Within the framework of cooperation with Dutch law enforcement agencies, the Russian side presented exhaustive evidence, confirmed, including by field tests, which clearly indicate the involvement of the Ukrainian calculations of the ... (more...)
North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'unruffled' after Trump cancels summit North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'unruffled' after Trump cancels summit
- May 25, 2018

The North likely had just tried to strengthen its positions amid negotiations on how many concessions it could wrest from the United States in return for giving up its nuclear program. The Independent's Samuel Osborne and Andrew Buncombe remark that through this historic meeting "Trump, a natural showman, wanted to pull off something no other United States president had done; no sitting U.S. (more...)
White House: North Korea 'stood us up' White House: North Korea 'stood us up'
- May 25, 2018

Last night a North Korean official said they're still willing to talk to the U.S. The vice foreign minister expressed "great regret" for Trump's "sudden and unilateral" announcement, for which, he said , it was "hard to guess" the reasons. (more...)
Citing Obama Failure, Donald Trump Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson Posthumously Citing Obama Failure, Donald Trump Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson Posthumously
- May 25, 2018

The former world heavyweight champion, after being denied service at a diner in North Carolina, quickly drove home in anger but lost control of his vehicle and was killed in the subsequent crash. In a White House statement issued after the president signed Johnson's pardon, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reflected on the boxer's life and achievements, calling his conviction an "injustice". (more...)
USA Gymnastics CEO Perry to apologize to Nassar victims USA Gymnastics CEO Perry to apologize to Nassar victims
- May 25, 2018

Attorneys representing the USOC in the past indicated that it was up to the national governing bodies for individual sports to oversee and enforce rules that protected their participants from abuse. Ultimately, as Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) passionately conveyed during her five-minute questioning period toward the end of the three-hour hearing, there was a disturbing lack of urgency from all of the assembled Olympic leaders to take blame for past sins and enact policies and procedures to ... (more...)
Donald Trump unhappy with new National Football League rules on player protests Donald Trump unhappy with new National Football League rules on player protests
- May 25, 2018

Trump praised the league's decision - with a caveat. The NFL announced a new policy Wednesday requiring players to either stand for the pregame playing of national anthem, or to stay in the locker room while it's going on. "I think it's the right thing to do". The ACLU said that Trump and the NFL's mostly white and wealthy team owners saw the protests as a sign of disrespect. (more...)
England wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan in 1st test England wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan in 1st test
- May 24, 2018

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed , who was able to select fast bowler Hasan Ali following a hand injury, said he would have wanted to bowl first anyway under brightening morning skies in northwest London. He is a "stand-out",' said the England Test captain. The batting collapse has often been something of a Pakistani speciality, and without the twin colossi of Misbah and Younis, and with the strength of England's bowling in home conditions, getting consistent runs from their line up will ... (more...)
Trump considers new tax on foreign cars amid NAFTA talks Trump considers new tax on foreign cars amid NAFTA talks
- May 24, 2018

According to government statistics, in 2017 the United States imported 8.3 million vehicles worth $192bn (£144bn), and exported nearly 2 million vehicles worth $57bn (£43bn). Trump says both Mexico and Canada have been "very hard to deal with" and he's "not happy with their requests". That included vehicles, along with products like steel, aluminum, aircraft and semiconductors. (more...)
Marks & Spencer to shut more than 100 United Kingdom shops Marks & Spencer to shut more than 100 United Kingdom shops
- May 23, 2018

The retailer wants to move a third of its sales online and have bigger stores but fewer of them. Ms Hinton said: "The closure of yet more stores will hasten the decline unless it can shift the lost sales to its online channel and transfer to its other stores". (more...)
RBSE 12th Results 2018 for science and commerce to be declared today RBSE 12th Results 2018 for science and commerce to be declared today
- May 23, 2018

After successfully declaring the result the board authority will also outs the official RBSE 12 Merit List 2018 which will be a very good medium to gather all the details related to the candidates who have successfully secures their pale into the official Rajasthan Board 12 Merit List 2018 . (more...)
Battlefield V Teaser Trailer Confirms A World War II Setting Battlefield V Teaser Trailer Confirms A World War II Setting
- May 23, 2018

Watch the teaser video below. It seems like EA and developer DICE has answered that question via Twitter, teasing an announcement coming Wednesday May 23 at 4 PM Eastern for Battlefield V. If the gear doesn't scream World War II , then you'll want to take a closer look at the game's UI. And before the reveal event , we experienced constant teaser of the game. (more...)
Legendary US writer Philip Roth dies aged 85 Legendary US writer Philip Roth dies aged 85
- May 23, 2018

Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, on March 19, 1933. He published his debut collection of short stories, " Goodbye, Columbus ", at the age of 26 - a close-to-the-bone look at the materialist values of the Jewish immigrant milieu in which grew up. (more...)
FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by… FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by…
- May 23, 2018

The news channel cites multiple sources familiar with the Trump team's strategy who say the lawyers are seeking to eliminate questions related to Trump's actions after the election, including questions related to his firing of former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMystery in Mueller probe: Where's the hacking indictment? Lee Zeldin, Rep. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg dodges punches at European Parliament Mark Zuckerberg dodges punches at European Parliament
- May 23, 2018

Much of the time was taken up with MEPs listing off their questions and concerns, with little time for pushback on Zuckerberg's answers when he was able to deliver them. "He's not obliged to come. He responded to our offer of a meeting", he said. But today, many of those instances were due to close and even personal questioning of the Facebook founder - not from US lawmakers asking how Facebook makes money without charging users, or its stance on Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day. (more...)
Michael Bay And Ryan Reynolds Are Making a Netflix Movie Together Michael Bay And Ryan Reynolds Are Making a Netflix Movie Together
- May 23, 2018

Major spoilers ahead for Deadpool 2! Ryan Reynolds' non-Deadpool credits include The Hitman's Bodyguard , Life , Woman in Gold , Mississippi Grind , The Voices , Safe House , Buried , Smokin' Aces , Just Friends , and The Proposal . (more...)
Ariana Grande wishes 'light and warmth' on anniversary of Manchester bombing Ariana Grande wishes 'light and warmth' on anniversary of Manchester bombing
- May 23, 2018

A total of 22 people were killed and more than 800 others were either physically or psychologically injured. And thousands of members of the public have written messages of support on cardboard tags, attaching them to 28 "Trees of Hope" that form a trail from St Ann's Square to Victoria Station. (more...)

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