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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...]

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain Honda stopped building the Accord in Swindon in 2002, it ended Jazz production in 2014, and the last CR-V rolled off the assembly line in 2018. Rival Japanese carmaker Nissan announced earlier this month that it was cancelling plans to build its X-Trail SUV in northeast England, citing uncertainty surrounding Brexit as a factor. [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon move to scrap NY headquarters

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon move to scrap NY headquarters On Thursday, Amazon announced it would no longer be building its new headquarters in NY. "They should be held accountable for this lost economic opportunity", Cuomo said . "If Amazon can't recognize what that's worth, its competitors will". Tension ratcheted up earlier this month, when Gianaris was nominated to a state panel set to vote in 2020 on whether to approve the financial terms fo... [Full Article...]

Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks

Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks While it remains hard to tell how close the two countries are towards achieving an agreement, President Donald Trump does appear eager to see a deal being reached enthusing the markets. declarations that much more work was needed. A second source said that Xi is expected to meet the United States delegation in Beijing this week, although the specific timing has not yet been confirmed. [Full Article...]

May offers Corbyn further Brexit talks in attempt to secure deal

May offers Corbyn further Brexit talks in attempt to secure deal Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn of the Labour Party accused her of running down the clock with sham negotiations to pressure Parliament into backing her deal. Other MPs supporting the move include the senior Labour MP Hilary Benn, Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve and the Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb. [Full Article...]

Republican leader says U.S. Senate will vote on Green New Deal

Republican leader says U.S. Senate will vote on Green New Deal The Green New Deal itself has become the subject of mockery online as conservatives lampooed Ocasio-Cortez for a communications rollout guide, produced by her chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti, that argued for a range of environmental remedies including phasing out all air travel and eliminating "farting cows" from US agriculture. [Full Article...]

Huawei: Tackling security concerns may take five years

Huawei: Tackling security concerns may take five years US President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order next week that would ban Chinese telecommunication equipment from US wireless networks, the Politico website reported citing sources. China is livid and strongly demands the return of the executive, and has responded by arresting two Canadians in China on charges of posing a danger to Chinese security, A third Canadian arrested o... [Full Article...]

Jeff Bezos publishes National Enquirer extortion emails

Jeff Bezos publishes National Enquirer extortion emails Bezos' accusations add another twist to a high-profile clash between the world's richest man and the leader of America's best-known tabloid. The Bezos announced their divorce earlier this year . In his post on Medium , Bezos called his ownership of The Post "a complexifier" for him. The National Enquirer threatened to publish Jeff Bezos' dick pics if he didn't rein in his person... [Full Article...]

Oil falls below $62 on US inventories, fading Venezuela concerns

Oil falls below $62 on US inventories, fading Venezuela concerns An economic slowdown in the Euro Zone is now a concerns after German industrial output unexpectedly fell in December for the fourth consecutive month. 2 million barrels . About a dozen tankers carrying over 7 million barrels of Venezuelan crude and products were anchored this week at the U.S Gulf Coast waiting for directions on how to pay for the cargoes following the sanctions, according to Ref... [Full Article...]

Facebook (FB) Shares Gap Up Following Analyst Upgrade

Facebook (FB) Shares Gap Up Following Analyst Upgrade Facebook shares jumped 7.7 per cent to US$161.99 following the release of the earnings. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook , which saw continued growth of both the online community and business, has "fundamentally changed how we run our company to focus on the biggest social issues". [Full Article...]

USA job growth surges; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent

USA job growth surges; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent If they were, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the unemployment rate for the month of January would have been higher. Those who continued to work through the shutdown without pay were marked " employed " in both surveys. In January, the number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was little changed at 1.3 million and accounted for 19.3 percent of the unemployed. [Full Article...]


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