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Dam holding back mine waste collapses in Brazil; 200 missing

About 200 people have been reported missing after an apparent dam collapse in Brazil, according to local firefighters. Authorities did not immediately release...


Walmart announces driver wage investment in Kentucky

With the increase, the company says drivers can earn an average of $87,500 in their first year of employment. Amid an industry-wide shortage, Walmart says it is...


Carlos Ghosn Resigns From Renault

Economy Minister of France , Bruno Le Maire on Thursday confirmed that a senior director from the firm received the letter of resignation from Carlos Ghosn o...


Gold Medal Unbleached Flour Recalled After Tests Find Salmonella

No other Gold Medal flour products are affected by the recall . Solution: Throw away the product if you have it, the company said. Properly cook or bake fo...


MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote

But without Labour backing, she said, "that amendment could not pass, and so with great regret we will not be laying that amendment". British Prime Minister ...


John Kerry Thinks President Trump Should Resign

Around the same time, Kerry frustrated Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by holding private meetings with Iranian officials in an attempt to preserve the Obama adm...


Commerce Chief Asks Why Furloughed Workers Are Using Food Banks

During an interview with CNBC , Roll Call reports , the investment banker said he was aware that federal workers were turning to shelters and other aid as t...


Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odor

An American Airlines representative tells Yahoo Lifestyle: "They were asked to deplane after multiple passengers , along with our crew members and Miami ...


Mass. Dem Sen. Elizabeth Warren Mulls Wealthy Tax

A source also told the Post that Warren's plan contains components that will work to combat tax evasion, which includes a mandatory audit rate requiring the I...


US Economic Growth May Hit Zero if Shutdown Continues - White House

White House chief economic official Lawrence Kudlow has recently described the US economy as "strong", and predicted a 3 percent growth rate for the first qua...


China Blocks Bing Despite Microsoft's Censorship Compliance

Prior to that, China had banned a host of websites back in 2014. Fang accused Baidu, the dominant Chinese search engine in the country, of replacing many reco...


Flights to LaGuardia delayed due to air traffic control staff shortage

FAA spokesman Gregory Martin said Friday that it had augmented staffing, rerouted traffic and increased spacing between planes as needed. The Federal Aviation...


Venezuela’s military backs Maduro, accuses Guaido of ‘coup’

The Russian leader emphasised that "destructive foreign interference tramples on basic norms of the global law". The Trump administration said Maduro's order ...


Buzzfeed is cutting around 200 jobs across the company

BuzzFeed has announced plans to lay off hundreds of staff, as digital media firms struggle to turn a profit while dealing with the same financial issues that...


Airbus boss issues a start Brexit warning over no

Enders said in a statement that people supporting Brexit are promising Airbus would never move because it has such a large factory there. Major aerospace projec...


Conversation Candy Hearts Will Be Unavailable for Valentine's Day

News of the candy's absence this Valentine's Day comes just months after the New England Confectionery Company (Necco) closed . "Once we get the manufacturin...


Guaido vs Maduro: Who backs Venezuela's two presidents?

Erdogan further stated that Turkey can't support the latest events in Venezuela, referring to opposition leader Juan Guaido swearing himself in as interim pre...


Trump won't soften hardline on China to make trade deal: advisers

Last year, the Chinese economy posted its slowest annual growth in almost three decades, according to official figures published Monday in Beijing, underscoring...


How major United States stock indexes fared Thursday

Shares of P&G extended gains of almost 5 percent around the closing bell, after the US consumer goods corporation reported quarterly revenues that beat Wall Str...


Amazon starts testing its ‘Scout’ delivery robot

It's called Amazon Scout . Your Amazon orders might one day arrive via a cute robot . The six-wheeled robots are starting to deliver packages today in neigh...


Boeing's autonomous flying taxi completes its first flight

The PAV is part of the Boeing NeXt portfolio, but the PAV isn't the only autonomous aircraft in the mix. Boeing NeXt, which heads up the development of urba...


Huawei launches new 5G network hardware and CPE

The Balong 5000 chipset supports 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G technologies and is the first commercial chipset to perform to industry benchmarks for peak 5G download spee...


10% of TSA employees called out Sunday as shutdown continues

As CNN previously reported , TSA screeners have called out from work through the shutdown, and the problem has taken on heightened attention as the shutdown ha...


Toyota and Panasonic set up electric auto battery behemoth

Additionally, some of these batteries could reportedly make their way into vehicles manufactured by Toyota's partners Subaru and Mazda. About 15pc of the ne...


Saudi Arabia in talks to build an oil refinery in South Africa

Radebe has stated that the exact location of the refinery and petrochemicals plant will be finalised in the coming weeks. Currently, roughly 40% of South Africa...


Nick Ferrari Reveals Some Key Facts On Dyson's Move To Singapore

However, because its roots are in Britain and its founder Sir James Dyson has been a vocal supporter of Brexit , the decision to move its headquarters to Sin...


Dollarama to launch online store for bulk purchases

Around 1,000 products from batteries to food can now be purchased from the comfort of your own home. Dollarama has finally entered the e-commerce space, as th...


Prince William turns interviewer as he quizzes Sir David Attenborough

He stressed that the natural world "is not just a question of beauty, interest and wonder" but "it's the essential ingredient, essential part of human life". De...


Drone activity halts air traffic at Newark Liberty International Airport in US

Air traffic at Newark Liberty International Airport in the United States has been temporarily halted early after two drones were spotted in the area. No other...


Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge 'on day of completion'

The Travelodge had just been completed yesterday when the man drove a small digger up the steps and straight into the front doors and windows. MF Constructi...


Coffee wherever you are: Starbucks rolls out home delivery

Starbucks is rolling out home delivery across the US. Starbucks aims to offer the deliveries at more than 2,000 stores, or around a quarter of those it operat...


Tesla gets green light to start delivering Model 3 in Europe

Tesla has the go-ahead to start selling its cheapest and most popular model in Europe, which is likely to spook established premium carmakers such as Audi, BMW ...


Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

The latest development in the investigation was discussed by the board of Nissan's Japanese alliance partner Mitsubishi Motors Corp. last week, centring on mill...


China urges USA to drop Huawei CFO extradition

China again urged the US on Tuesday to abandon its request for the extradition of Meng, who remains under house arrest in Vancouver - including formal document...


Brandon Truaxe, Deciem and The Ordinary founder, dies aged 40

Acting CEO Nicola Kilner sent an email to employees yesterday, writing, "I can't believe I am typing these words". Truaxe was also known for outlandish socia...


Dyson relocating head office from UK to Singapore

Dyson's digital motors are manufactured in Singapore. In a statement the company said, "An increasing majority of Dyson's customers and all of our manufacturi...


Maruti Suzuki Baleno Bookings Open

Maruti has officially confirmed that the new Baleno will offer additional safety features like speed alert system, co-driver seat belt reminder and rear parking...


India will remain one of the fastest growing major economies, says International Monetary Fund

Despite the fiscal stimulus that offsets some of the impacts of higher U.S. tariffs, China's economy will slow down due to the combined influence of needed fi...


US to extradite Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

The United States will proceed with the formal extradition from Canada of Meng, the daughter of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd founder Ren Zhengfei, Canada's amba...


China's Growth Slumps to Lowest Since 1990

The world's second-largest economy grew 6.6 percent year on year in 2018, above the official target of around 6.5 percent, data from the National Bureau of Stat...


Passengers shiver through 16-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac

The plane took off for Newark Liberty International Airport shortly before 4 p.m. However, before the plane could continue on its way east, the severe cold caus...


International Monetary Fund lowers 2019, 2020 global growth forecast

China GDP is forecast to expand 6.2% in both years. The ongoing partial government shutdown poses "downside risks" for the global economy, she added. It also ...


Chinese economy powering ahead, fulfilling 2018 targets

Retail sales increased by nine percent in 2018 year-on-year, down from 10.2 percent in 2017, the NBS said. It grew by 5.7 percent over a year earlier, up 0.3 pe...


France fines Google $57 million over data transparency

Although most major tech organizations - including Google - made sweeping changes a year ago in response to the passage of the GDPR rules, the CNIL says tha...


China's economic growth slowest since 1990 amid trade war with US

China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Monday that Chinese economy grew at 6.6 percent in 2018. Full year GDP growth clocked in at 6.6 pe...


Mom of All Breaches Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

Hunt stated that users could check if their unique email id and passwords have been breached and added to the collection. It's made up of many different indiv...


Tesla cutting over 3000 workers in cost-saving move

Priced at USA $44,000, the Model 3 - Tesla's bid for an affordable, mass market sedan - is still far from Musk's stated goal of a USA $35,000 price tag. F...


Pres. Trump speaks out on need for border wall ahead of speech

Democrats criticized the expected proposal because it didn't seem to be a permanent solution for those immigrants and because it includes money for the wall alo...


Oil climbs 1pc on OPEC output cut, but USA production robust

Total products supplied over the last four-week period averaged 20.1 million barrels per day, down by 2.1 percent from the same period a year ago. "The oil indu...


Black Friday Blamed for Ruining Christmas on the High Street

Volume of sales fell by 0.9 per cent on November as all sectors except food and fuel fell compared to the previous month, the Office for National Statistics s...