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Record-Setting Number of Guns Found in Airline Baggage in 2018 Record-Setting Number of Guns Found in Airline Baggage in 2018
- February 10, 2019

Orlando International Airport was the fifth worst offender in 2018 with 123 firearms found, 112 of which were loaded. The 2018 firearms discoveries amount to 81.6 guns per week trying to get through security, or 11.6 firearms per day. In October, a pilot from Sun Country Airlines was arrested at a Florida airport after TSA officials found a loaded gun in his carry-on suitcase. Our investigation found that, in the vast majority of cases in 2017, it was men, and 63 percent were white. (more...)
Marks & Spencer 'Love Sausage' for Valentine's Day is met with hilarity online Marks & Spencer 'Love Sausage' for Valentine's Day is met with hilarity online
- February 10, 2019

Valentine's Day is only a week away and Marks and Spencer has added a scrumptious item to their range ahead of February 14. Marks and Spencer announced their brand new product on social media today, and it wasn't long before it had a. Of course, the Love Sausage is being released with Valentine's Day in mind, but it will officially be in M&S stores from tomorrow (Friday 8th) so why not see how much meat you can squeeze in between now and then? Further unimpressed comments included, ... (more...)
IHOP debuting 'Pancizzas' in honor of National Pizza Day IHOP debuting 'Pancizzas' in honor of National Pizza Day
- February 10, 2019

Here's where you can find the best pizza deals on National Pizza Day 2019. Pizza Hut: Pizza Hut has two major deals that you can get in on right now, so listen up. Note: you must use the code "4860" at the register to receive your upgrade. Half-off any large or extra-large pizza with coupon code "50OFFPIZZA". (more...)
Germany blocks Facebook from pooling data without consent Germany blocks Facebook from pooling data without consent
- February 09, 2019

The Federal cartel office ordered Facebook not to combine data from its own suite of social platforms without user consent. Facebook has said it plans to appeal a decision by Germany's antitrust regulator that would require the social media company to make sharp changes to the way it collects user data across multiple services and websites. (more...)
Amazon is reportedly reconsidering NY for HQ2 Amazon is reportedly reconsidering NY for HQ2
- February 09, 2019

On Friday, The Washington Post reported that Amazon is reconsidering its decision to award New York City part of its HQ2 project , which the company has said would come with 25,000 jobs and billions in local investment. One point of contention could be Amazon's opposition to labor unions. "I don't think, in the end, there's a lot of public servants want to be responsible for losing 25,000 to 40,000 jobs", de Blasio said. (more...)
‘You’re deaf’: Maduro says European Union is not listening to Venezuela ‘You’re deaf’: Maduro says European Union is not listening to Venezuela
- February 09, 2019

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton first raised alarm about deploying US forces to the region when he carried a notepad with a handwritten notation saying "5,000 troops to Colombia " during a news briefing about Venezuela oil sanctions. (more...)
Huawei security issues will take five years to fix Huawei security issues will take five years to fix
- February 08, 2019

In an open letter to the Commons Science and Technology Committee, Huawei rejected allegations made by some governments around the world that its equipment represented a threat to national security. The company also denied claims it could be compelled to assist Chinese national intelligence work using information gathered from the UK. Given that Huawei's primary headquarters is based in the authoritarian state of China, worldwide government bodies fear that the smartphone and networking ... (more...)
Lagonda All-Terrain SUV concept rolling silently to Geneva debut Lagonda All-Terrain SUV concept rolling silently to Geneva debut
- February 08, 2019

More importantly, it'll be the hub for Aston Martin's electrification work. Where the 2014 Aston Matin Lagonda sedan had a 5.9-liter V12 to play with, new Lagonda cars will go electric instead. Now, we're seeing the next stage in that journey. A range figure of 400 miles was quoted by Aston, alongside a rapid wireless charge of the battery pack in just 15 minutes. (more...)
Amazon moves into driverless cars with investment in United States start-up Aurora Amazon moves into driverless cars with investment in United States start-up Aurora
- February 08, 2019

The company aims to accelerate the development of autonomous technology with the capital raised. Drew Bagnell, the chief technology officer, was a founding member of Uber's Advanced Technologies Group. pushed Cruise's valuation to $14.6 billion. Yet it's Amazon's new financial interest in this company that's likely to spark the most interest: There have been murmurs that the e-commerce giant is interested in everything from self-driving delivery vehicles to new-car retailing, but the ... (more...)
Delta and Coca-Cola apologize for napkins some passengers call Delta and Coca-Cola apologize for napkins some passengers call "creepy"
- February 08, 2019

Write your number down and give it to your plane crush. What's so offensive about a napkin, you might ask? While many were fans of the napkins, others branded them "creepy". Coca Cola said in a statement: "We sincerely apologise to anyone we may have offended". Others, however, said they like the napkins, with one calling them clever and another saying they support Delta. (more...)
Twitter shares fall amid concern over falling user numbers Twitter shares fall amid concern over falling user numbers
- February 08, 2019

The company also posted another profitable quarter, its fifth consecutive period of profitability.Twitter brought in $909 million in revenue for the fourth quarter , up 24 percent from a year earlier, with a profit of $255 million, well more than double what it made during the same period in 2017. (more...)
Jaguar stutters to £3.4bn loss after demand stalls Jaguar stutters to £3.4bn loss after demand stalls
- February 08, 2019

Tata Motors took a non-cash charge of 278.38 billion rupees for an impairment at JLR in the quarter. Britain's largest auto manufacturer, which is owned by India's Tata Group, made a £3.4bn pre-tax loss in the last three months of 2018 as sales fell. (more...)
RBI unexpectedly cuts key rate in pre-election boost for PM Modi RBI unexpectedly cuts key rate in pre-election boost for PM Modi
- February 08, 2019

It was possible that Brexit might not be fully "tied up in a nice package" by the end of March, Carney said, but he added that there was also upside for Britain's economy if London and Brussels sign off on a deal. In minutes of the latest rates decision, the Bank said: 'Since the Committee's previous meeting, key parts of the European Union withdrawal process had remained unresolved and uncertainty had intensified. (more...)
Jeff Bezos Accuses Tabloid Of 'Extortion' Over 'Intimate Texts' Jeff Bezos Accuses Tabloid Of 'Extortion' Over 'Intimate Texts'
- February 08, 2019

A few weeks ago the National Enquirer revealed to the world that Jeff Bezos was having an extramarital affair when it published intimate texts between Bezos and his girlfriend. Soon after, the tabloid carried reports about text messages hinting at the billionaire's affair. The story carries the bylines of Mr. Howard and two reporters. (more...)
At least two killed in building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul At least two killed in building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul
- February 07, 2019

Emergency services were called to the scene of the collapse of the 7-storey building in the city's Kartal district after 16:00 local time. Rescuers carry an injured woman on a stretcher from the site of a collapsed building in Turkey, Feb. (more...)
GM posts strong profit beat, a reassuring sign in shaky market GM posts strong profit beat, a reassuring sign in shaky market
- February 07, 2019

The drastic cost-cutting measures, coupled with the sales of the newer, pricier trucks, are reasons GM was able to project that it'll increase its profit in 2019. The automaker made $10.8 billion before taxes in North America, down about 9 percent from 2017. That segment includes China, which still made money for GM but saw a decline in earnings. (more...)
Tesla cuts Model 3 price again as tax credit is phased out Tesla cuts Model 3 price again as tax credit is phased out
- February 07, 2019

Still waiting for that $35,000 Tesla Model 3? In a reply to a Twitter user asking about when Tesla would drop the Model 3 base price to $35,000, without credits, Musk said, "We're doing everything we can to get there. "The need for a lower priced variants of Model 3 becomes even greater on July 1, when the U.S. tax credit again drops in half, making our auto $1,875 more expensive, and again at the end of the year when it goes away entirely". (more...)
BB&T, SunTrust merger affects thousands in Central Florida BB&T, SunTrust merger affects thousands in Central Florida
- February 07, 2019

Kelly S. King, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BB&T and its bank subsidiary, will serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the combined company and its bank subsidiary until September 12, 2021, after which time he will serve as Executive Chairman of both entities until March 12, 2022. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Deletes Controversial Super Bowl Tweet Mercedes-Benz Deletes Controversial Super Bowl Tweet
- February 07, 2019

Even Mercedes-Benz, which owns the naming rights to the stadium that hosted the game, trolled the boring Super Bowl on Sunday. New England ended up topping Los Angeles , 13-3, to win its sixth Super Bowl championship in franchise history. "If this game weren't in my stadium, I would have driven away by now", the official account for Mercedes-Benz wrote in a now-deleted tweet at 9:04 p.m., along with a video of a talking vehicle monotonously laughing while watching a TV. (more...)
Apple appoints new retail head to ramp up iPhone sales Apple appoints new retail head to ramp up iPhone sales
- February 07, 2019

Before joining Apple, Ahrendts was the CEO of British luxury fashion house Burberry Group PLC. At Apple, she overhauled the company's retail operations, redesigning stores into meeting places with more open floor plans and a focus on pushing customer service "geniuses" out from behind formal counters. (more...)
New RBI chief Shaktikanta Das looks likely to signal rate cuts New RBI chief Shaktikanta Das looks likely to signal rate cuts
- February 07, 2019

While four members of the MPC including Das voted for a rate cut, RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya and independent member Chetan Ghate, a professor at the Indian Statistical Institute were in favour of maintaining a status quo on rates. (more...)
USA oil prices edge up as market eyes tighter supply USA oil prices edge up as market eyes tighter supply
- February 07, 2019

National Security Adviser John Bolton and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announce sanctions against Venezuela state-owned oil company PDVSA and embattled president Nicolas Maduro. Countering the rising US crude output and inventories are voluntary supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) aimed at tightening the market and propping up prices. (more...)
Oil prices edge higher amid concerns over global economy Oil prices edge higher amid concerns over global economy
- February 07, 2019

Inventory data from the Energy Information Administration will be released later today. "One of the known risks of supply shortage in 2019 would include the continuing decline of Venezuelan crude oil production beyond current expectations", Hashem told an industry conference in Kuwait. (more...)
Mazda to unveil new SUV at Geneva Motor Show Mazda to unveil new SUV at Geneva Motor Show
- February 06, 2019

The Japanese automaker promises the mystery model will feature a "more mature" Kodo design language and the company's latest-generation Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture. The compact-sized model will fit between the CX-3 compact SUV and larger CX-5, a source close to the company said. Alongside this new SUV, Mazda will also be showcasing a special 30th-anniversary edition of the MX-5, as well as a new version of the Mazda3 sedan. (more...)
Battlefield V sales miss targets, as EA blames lack of battle royale
- February 06, 2019

The desire to make changes to Battlefield V led us to move its launch into a more hard window, and prioritizing the single-player campaign over Battle Royale also hurt sales. Firestorm is launching in March, and it won't be the first battle royale game from EA, as it just recently launched Apex Legends from Titanfall studio Respawn Entertainment. (more...)

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