US House votes to destroy the privacy rights of web users

The action, which repealed a set of protections created by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama administration, will allow browsing history, location data, app usage and other online activity to be curated into an individual profile ... More..

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Brexit begins on Mar 29
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Brexit begins on Mar 29

Theresa May will trigger European Union withdrawal talks under Article 50 on Wednesday March 29, Downing Street has announced. Once Article 50 is triggered, Britain can finally start formally negotiating its ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

New evidence surfaces on Trump-Russian collusion

Trump's allegations that his campaign was " wiretapped ". He let President Trump know that Trump and/or his underlings may have been included in American spy agencies' foreign surveillance. Top Democrats and th...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Mike Pence Breaks Senate Tie To Allow States To Defund Planned Parenthood

Grinning like a Cheshire cat that just got the mouse, the vice president effectively passed the bill allowing allow states to withhold federal Title X from health care clinics like Planned Parenthood or reaso...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

EPA decides against ban on use of chlorpyrifos on fruits and vegetables

The petition the new EPA administrator denied sought to revoke all pesticide tolerances, referred to as maximum residue levels in food, for chlorpyrifos and cancel all chlorpyrifos registrations. EPA also...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Oil falls 1 percent as bullish bets fade with USA output rise

NASDAQ reported that crude oil recovered to $48.69 on Friday. Yet, since the Saudi-led Opec cartel agreed to cut oil production in November, the U.S. "I think oil is reacting still to the steady rise in the...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Two Birmingham men still in custody after Westminster terror attack

Counter-terrorism commander Mark Rowley said there was no further threat but police were trying to establish whether Masood acted alone "or if others have encouraged, supported or directed him". Sky News claime...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump Says U.S. Would Act Alone on North Korean Nuclear Threat

The review, which was accelerated to have it done ahead of Trump's summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week, includes a range of possible economic and military measures but leans more towards new sanc...More..

Trump's EPA chief rejects his agency's proposal to ban this chemical
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump's EPA chief rejects his agency's proposal to ban this chemical

But chlorpyrifos remained relatively common for agricultural use. EPA has, however, "kicked the can down the road" to some extent on the key science issue - whether EPA appropriately evaluated epidemiology st...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US Authorizes Construction of Pipeline Keystone XL

The pipeline would also further strengthen the bonds between the two key North American producers and increase the interdependence of the U.S. on Canada , as a source of imported oil, over OPEC and other produ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

EPA denies petition to ban chlorpyrifos

In a statement , the agency boss boasted that "we are returning to using sound science in decision-making - rather than predetermined results". Thursday's vote comes after the House passed a bill to restri...More..

Donald Trump urged to follow global standards to analyse deficit
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Donald Trump urged to follow global standards to analyse deficit

Vice President Mike Pence chased him with the folders containing the two executive orders. The US Commerce Department and the US trade representative will be required to conduct a 90-day review of the causes ...More..

Oil retreats, set to become first quarter's worst-performing asset
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Oil retreats, set to become first quarter's worst-performing asset

Oil bulls were enthused Wednesday by a less-than-expected increase in US oil inventories and signs that conflict in Libya means there will be trouble getting exports back online. U.S. gasoline futures surged ...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Oil prices drop on rise in U.S. drilling

West Texas Intermediate for April delivery, which expires Tuesday, fell 67 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $48.11 a barrel at 9:59 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The market may come under further pressure ...More..

Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass

Witnesses say troopers were telling cars to turn around on the bridge because they were concerned about its integrity. "We're as eager to learn the cause of this fire as anyone", McMurry said. Cortez Stafford...More..

New Zealand In Free-Trade Push Ahead Of China Premier Li Visit
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

New Zealand In Free-Trade Push Ahead Of China Premier Li Visit

Promoting global free trade will lead to higher employment and economic growth, Turnbull said. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Australia and New Zealand beginning tomorrow. In comparison, Australia shippe...More..

May to trigger Article 50 on 29 March
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

May to trigger Article 50 on 29 March

European leaders have also been clear that Britain cannot get a better deal outside the EU than it had inside, amid fears that Brexit could cause other nations to leave the bloc. She has already made it clear s...More..

Iraq plans to reach 5m bpd oil output capacity before year-end
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Iraq plans to reach 5m bpd oil output capacity before year-end

Barkindo told reporters that OPEC members would consider whether to extend the production decrease agreement at a meeting next month. Morgan Stanley said in a report that "less visible" crude stockpiles, incl...More..

Options limited for protecting personal browsing data
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Options limited for protecting personal browsing data

Although this law passed in the Senate and has a likely chance of being signed by President Trump, there's still a few ways to keep your browser history private. "This is nothing new or radical". Cons...More..

GSK, AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott on Google over extremist content
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

GSK, AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott on Google over extremist content

Major brands abandoned the video sharing website YouTube , a Google property, after their ads were situated adjacent to what Google Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler called "questionable content". But t...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Ryan Tells Donors He Hasn't Given Up On Health Care Reform

Pelosi said support of Democrats depends on "first do no harm" in any proposed changes to the law. "Repealing the Affordable Care Act would have cut government expenditures significantly", says Bruce McGo...More..

No sale of Bharat Stage-III vehicles from April 1 : SC
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

No sale of Bharat Stage-III vehicles from April 1 : SC

Major dealers like Bajaj Automobiles plan to export the remaining stock to countries where BS-III vehicles are allowed to ply. Companies such as Hero MotoCorp were the most impacted by the SC verdict due to a...More..

UK PM Theresa May triggers Brexit process
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

UK PM Theresa May triggers Brexit process

The second part of the EU's process will begin to set a framework for negotiations on a potential trade deal, while the third part will deal with the transition from the old to the new relationship. The EU has ...More..

US, UK To Ban Electronics On Certain Flights
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

US, UK To Ban Electronics On Certain Flights

She has discussed security several times with USA officials over the past few weeks, the source said . "Following instructions from the concerned U.S. This measure affected 10 different airports and nine c...More..

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Now Covered by Loop Capital
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Now Covered by Loop Capital

Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC's holdings in Alphabet were worth $1,246,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in GOOG . Vetr...More..

Oil hits 3-week highs as Opec deal extension seen likely
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Oil hits 3-week highs as Opec deal extension seen likely

That helped overshadow a gain in American output and stockpiles that have undermined production curbs this year by OPEC and its partners. Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending two days of increases as supp...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Annual Planet Earth Hour 2017: The LIghts Goes Out Temporarily

Earth hour is Saturday at 8:30 p.m. local time in whatever area of the planet you live in. That's why Earth Hour is so crucial - it's a chance for everyone across the globe to come together and speak up about ...More..

Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner jet makes first test flight
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner jet makes first test flight

The plane is built entirely in SC and was debuted in February when President Donald Trump visited Boeing. But takeoff occurred without a hitch at 9:38 a.m., as overcast skies never threatened to scuttle the deb...More..

Conte underlines Moses importance at Chelsea
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Conte underlines Moses importance at Chelsea

Runaway leaders Chelsea had not conceded twice since losing 2-0 at Tottenham at January 4, but were breached twice in three minutes after taking a fifth-minute lead through Cesc Fabregas. Allardyce, who sai...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Beef breakthrough as China insists its regional intentions are peaceful

China has said it wants to play a major global role in terms of promoting free trade as Trump enforces an "America First" approach. The dust is settling on the new deals between Australia and China after the ...More..

British govt to formally notify European Union of Brexit on March 29
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

British govt to formally notify European Union of Brexit on March 29

The pound also dived against the euro, trading 0.1% down at 1.15. Tusk said on Monday that he will present the draft Brexit guidelines to the EU27 member states within 48 hours of the United Kingdom triggerin...More..

Russian Federation cuts oil output by 200000 barrels a day
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Russian Federation cuts oil output by 200000 barrels a day

Just when another unbroken week of lacklustre performance and losses for oil seemed certain, crude prices rose 2 percent on Wednesday on the strength of an Energy Information Administration report showing...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath To Campaign For BJP In Gujarat Elections

Uttar Pradesh's newly elected chief minister Yogi Adityanath is on a mission to improve UP and wants to do it as soon as he can. Akhilesh's father Mulayam Singh Yadav, now SP patron, and BSP supremo Mayawati ...More..

Trump order could impact USA energy prices, technology development
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump order could impact USA energy prices, technology development

Canete, speaking to reporters on Thursday after meeting Chinese officials in Beijing, expressed regret the USA was rolling back climate policies but said China and Europe remained committed to "driving fo...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Cyclone Debbie havoc: Thousands in Australia asked to evacuate as flooding continues

Queensland police warned that the Logan River, which runs through Beenleigh south of Brisbane, would only hit peak flood levels during the afternoon while further north the city of Rockhampton was also facing ...More..