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Facebook Suffers its Longest Outage

Facebook Suffers its Longest Outage Facebook acknowledged the outage on Wednesday while saying it did not appear to be the result of a denial-of-service attack. The explanation rebuffs speculation that the problems were caused by a cyber attack or a so-called route leak, an error in internet routing that can lead to large outages. [Full Article...]

Celebrate Pi Day with free food and discounts

Celebrate Pi Day with free food and discounts Deals will be available across Jacksonville in all participating locations, including the St Johns Town Center. Other pizza chains are offering similar deals in celebration of pizza, pies, and other goods, such as Pieology , Hungry Howie , and Cici's . [Full Article...]

MPs to vote on Article 50 extension after rejecting no-deal Brexit

MPs to vote on Article 50 extension after rejecting no-deal Brexit The fatally-wounded Mrs May, who had originally put forward the proposal to block a no-deal on March 29, was forced into the extraordinary situation of voting against her own bill, after parliament led by Tory Remainers ambushed her by supporting an amendment to make the block permanent. [Full Article...]

U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models

U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models In its own statement , the FAA said it had made the decision to ground the planes after reviewing new data evidence, which included satellite data, earlier in the day. "If late means saving your life, be late", he said. The two countries had been increasingly isolated as jurisdiction after jurisdiction ordered airlines not to fly the Boeing models into their airspaces. [Full Article...]

Tesla not closing most of its stores after all

Tesla not closing most of its stores after all Recently, though, Tesla seems to be somewhat prone to waffling as opposed to sticking with a coherent game plan. The move comes days after Tesla's announcement to sell cars on an online-only platform to help save costs. Tesla paid for the purchase with about 50,000 previously authorized shares. In terms of local pricing that translated to cuts of over 30%. Musk appeared to defy this s... [Full Article...]

China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 percent China 06:20

China to lower defense budget growth to 7.5 percent China 06:20 China is dedicated to having a relationship based on nonconflict, nonconfrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation, he said, adding that China will also firmly safeguard its sovereignty, security and development interests. "We must be fully prepared for a tough struggle ", he said. The rate marks a fourth straight year for the budgeted growth rate to dip into the single digit since 2016... [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez Denies Campaign Finance Violation and 'Dark Money' Allegations

Ocasio-Cortez Denies Campaign Finance Violation and 'Dark Money' Allegations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) waits to hear testimony from Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. "So, we were transparent about it from the start". PACs are required to report names and addresses of all people who paid more than $200 to "meet a candidate or committee... [Full Article...]

Murdered woman found in suitcase, ex-boyfriend dies in deliberate vehicle crash

Murdered woman found in suitcase, ex-boyfriend dies in deliberate vehicle crash She was last seen at Macdonalds following the Mardi Gras parade, and last spoke to her family at around 11am on Sunday, letting them know she was heading home. ABC identified Preethi's ex-boyfriend as Harsh Narde. Numerous patients of Reddy posted messages of condolences for her family on the surgery's Facebook page. [Full Article...]

Huawei sues USA over government ban on its products

Huawei sues USA over government ban on its products We are compelled to take this legal action as a proper and last resort", Guo Ping, Huawei Rotating Chairman said. It says the law causes the company "concrete and particularized injury, and imminent future injury" and subjects it to a "burden that is severe, permanent and inescapable" that amounts to a corporate "death penalty". [Full Article...]

Theresa May Pledges £1.6b Fund For Brexit-backing Towns

Theresa May Pledges £1.6b Fund For Brexit-backing Towns A committee of eight senior euroskeptics will scrutinize the government's revised backstop proposals, which Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is seeking to renegotiate in Brussels . The same also goes for employers in Northern Ireland and captains of industry from Canary Wharf to the retail sector. The UK is prepared to be "flexible" over how to address concerns over the Northern Ireland backstop... [Full Article...]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants Amazon to reconsider abandoning project

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants Amazon to reconsider abandoning project Some House lawmakers, as well as the CEOs of companies including Mastercard and Goldman Sachs , signed on to the letter . Those familiar with the company's thinking have insisted that the decision to abandon the New York City plan had been based on a confluence of factors, including the loud opposition and the lack of any sign it would abate. [Full Article...]

United States to delay further tariffs on Chinese goods

United States to delay further tariffs on Chinese goods The trade war between the two countries has disrupted businesses and stoked fears about the impact on the global economy. She added that China will benefit from moving back to greater reliance on the USA market, as "that will help build trust, which has been badly eroded recently", she said . [Full Article...]

YouTube Disables Comments On Videos Featuring Minors, Following Advertiser Backlash 03/01/2019

YouTube Disables Comments On Videos Featuring Minors, Following Advertiser Backlash 03/01/2019 YouTube says it will ban comments on videos featuring young minors, including cases where the videos are deemed to be "at risk" of attracting pedophiles' attention. To crack down on the problem, YouTube said on Thursday that it added a new computer algorithm that can better "identify and remove predatory comments" on the platform. [Full Article...]

Tesla debuts $35,000 Model 3, sees loss in first quarter

Tesla debuts $35,000 Model 3, sees loss in first quarter A "small number" of stores located in high-traffic areas will be converted to galleries, showcases, or information centers, the company says. A survey by research firm BCG published previous year suggested that 40 percent of customers worldwide are comfortable buying their next vehicle online. [Full Article...]

Pakistan claims shooting down 2 Indian fighter jets

Pakistan claims shooting down 2 Indian fighter jets But air strikes by India on Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camps yesterday (Tuesday) is a fight against terrorism and we stand with our country in this war. The militant groups are fighting for either Kashmir's independence or its merger with Pakistan. The Pakistan armed forces had claimed earlier that they had shot down two Indian aircraft inside the Pakistan airspace. [Full Article...]

Man Bought $540 in Girl Scout Cookies so Girls Could Escape Cold

Man Bought $540 in Girl Scout Cookies so Girls Could Escape Cold The 21-page court filing claims McGowan, known by the street name "Fat", conspired to import heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl from Mexico. "This man purchased seven packs of cookies". Then, he went back to the table and said: "Pack up all of your cookies". McGowan never told the girls his name. Kayla Dillard , one of the leaders of Troop 1574, revealed the man's kindness on Facebook , calli... [Full Article...]

Nokia Pureview With Pentalens Released

Nokia Pureview With Pentalens Released As such, it may seem like a small detail, but it shows that HMD Global is more concerned with the photographic elements of the device than it is the display. The PureView is also an Android One device and Nokia brags that it provides a "pure software experience, offering the best of Android with a streamlined interface and no bloatware". [Full Article...]

Amtrak train stalled since Sunday after hitting a tree

Amtrak train stalled since Sunday after hitting a tree None of the 183 passengers on board were injured in the incident, Amtrak noted. Almost 200 people have been stuck on an Amtrak train in OR for more than 30 hours. The service operates daily between Seattle and Los Angeles, Magliari said. "It's just been like a giant kumbaya party ". However, those few hours stretched into almost two days, as inclement weather complicated efforts to clear ... [Full Article...]

Advertisers flee YouTube after video comments get even more disgusting

Advertisers flee YouTube after video comments get even more disgusting Advertising research firm EMarketer estimates YouTube will net $11.4 billion in worldwide revenue in 2019 after accounting for revenue shared with content producers. "Through our advertising agency, we have reached out to Google/YouTube to determine actions they'll take to eliminate this type of content from their service". [Full Article...]

WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast

WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast Some analysts said the continued rise in US oil production could act as a drag on the current rally. Also, there is growing signs of a tightening market, driven by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC's ) production cuts and us sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. [Full Article...]


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