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Trump to attend the World Economic Forum at Davos

Trump to attend the World Economic Forum at Davos She said Trump wants to promote his policies for strengthening American businesses, industries and workers. Sanders said that Trump would defend his agenda while participating in the forum of global elites. The last president to go was Bill Clinton, who attended in 2000. Then-Vice President Joe Biden attended past year. The theme for this year's conference is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fract... [Full Article...]

Google's Daydream VR breaks free of the smartphone with new standalone headset

Google's Daydream VR breaks free of the smartphone with new standalone headset If you're looking to buy the headset itself, the best bet is to go for one of the various bundles, which tend to include the headset, the PlayStation Camera (which you need to run the headset), and a game or two. The Mirage headset is slated for a second-quarter release. It also will have dual mics, a headphone jack (!) and a 2560 x 1440 LCD screen. "With VR180 cameras, you just point and sh... [Full Article...]

Israel to approve hundreds of settlement units in West Bank

Israel to approve hundreds of settlement units in West Bank The Palestinians want these areas - along with the Gaza Strip - for the establishment of a future Palestinian state. According to a report by Channel 10 Monday evening, the Israeli National Security Council warned Israeli lawmakers in the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that the worldwide court is planning on opening an investigation later this year into the 2014 war with Hamas... [Full Article...]

Takata Recalls 3.3 Million More Airbags

Takata Recalls 3.3 Million More Airbags NHTSA Campaign Number: 18E-002 (2010 Models Only) Vehicles recalled: 1.5 million 2010 models from these automakers: Audi, BMW, Daimler vans, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota. [Full Article...]

Visit a Washington park for free on MLK Day

Visit a Washington park for free on MLK Day From noon to 1 p.m., a student-faculty panel will discuss "Inclusivity and Excellence in the Classroom" in the the Valhalla Room in Buntrock Commons. "As a diversity practitioner, educator and administrator, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to encourage greater understanding and awareness of key issues impacting our collective capacity to build community while honoring difference her... [Full Article...]

Dennis Kucinich to join Democrat primary for OH governor

Dennis Kucinich to join Democrat primary for OH governor Kucinich officially filed paperwork declaring his candidacy on Monday, according to the Springfield News-Sun. Kucinich, 71, launched his political career almost 50 years ago when he served on the Cleveland City Council and later captured the mayor's office in 1977. [Full Article...]

It snowed in one of the hottest places in the world

It snowed in one of the hottest places in the world While it may be chilly along the Eastern Seaboard, the snow and ice there have nothing on the small town of Ain Sefra , Algeria , which experienced just its second snowfall in almost 40 years. "It stayed all day on Sunday and began melting at around 5 p.m". Thanks to this considerable accumulation, significantly more than the light dusting it experienced just over a year ago, the snow managed ... [Full Article...]

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting He is scheduled to be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. She waited in a nearby parking lot, and when the woman heard police sirens, she left the scene, according to Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer. A state trooper in the area spotted Pawul, who gave a false name when approached, Troyer said. Two weapons also were found at the scene, Troyer said. [Full Article...]

NRL star Kato Ottio dead at 23

NRL star Kato Ottio dead at 23 Although on his return from the World Cup the Raiders were rumored to be considering an extension to Ottio's now-ended contract, it was announced on December 1 that the PNG star had been snapped up by Super League side, Widnes Vikings following his impressive World Cup performances. [Full Article...]

France's Macron Visits China to Forge Strategic Partnership

France's Macron Visits China to Forge Strategic Partnership Speaking for an hour and fifteen minutes, Macron called for a union between France and China in the name of the "future of the world", and promised to visit the Asian country "at least once a year" to bring bilateral relations "into a new era". [Full Article...]

Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males

Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males In September, three women who previously worked at Google filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming gender-based pay discrimination. Damore is joined in the lawsuit by another former Google engineer, David Gudeman . The imbroglio at Google is the latest in a long string of incidents concerning gender bias and diversity in the tech enclave. Unlike government employees, who have some free s... [Full Article...]

Hurt When Fire Breaks Out Atop Trump Tower: FDNY

Hurt When Fire Breaks Out Atop Trump Tower: FDNY The fire department is on the scene, the police spokesman said. There were numerous announcements addressing tenants to assure them that there was no need to evacuate because the smoke from the fire hadn't breached the building. It took about an hour to put out the fire at the building, which is located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. More than 100 firefighters have responded to a call from Trum... [Full Article...]

Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans

Trump Admin to End Immigration Protection for 200K Salvadorans The move upends a status quo that has existed since 2001, when President George W. Bush extended temporary protected status to Salvadorans who were in the US, after major earthquakes devastated parts of El Salvador . TPS immigrants' home countries have often lobbied to maintain the status, in part because it smooths the process both of finding work in the US and of sending money back home. [Full Article...]

Landowners to gain support for planned 'Northern Forest'

Landowners to gain support for planned 'Northern Forest' The Woodland Trust says 13% of the United Kingdom is covered by woodland and the north of England has just 7.6% of cover. "A new Northern Forest could accelerate the benefits of community forestry, support landscape scale working for nature, deliver a wide range of benefits, including helping to reduce flood risk, and adapt some of the U.K.'s major towns and cities to projected climate change", ... [Full Article...]

Superb Svitolina Storms To Brisbane Title

Superb Svitolina Storms To Brisbane Title In each set Svitolina made two breaks and held on to his service never made a problem situation. The Ukranian third seed took advantage of an opponent playing her first top-level final, countering any brief resistance with some superb ball striking on Pat Rafter Arena to wrap up the tournament decider in 65 minutes. [Full Article...]

L'état d'urgence sera à nouveau prolongé — Turquie

Comme vous le savez, la procédure veut que le Conseil de sécurité nationale adopte une recommandation qui doit ensuite être discutée par le cabinet. Bozdag a indiqué que la question serait à l'ordre du jour de la prochaine réunion du conseil de sécurité nationale, puis présentée à l'Assemblée nationale par le gouvernement, une formalité. [Full Article...]

Google Consolidates Its Payments Services Under Brand Google Pay

Google Consolidates Its Payments Services Under Brand Google Pay Now, the Google has announced a new payment system named Google Pay . Senior VP of Fandango Mark Young said, " Google Pay provides a simple, intuitive option for Fandango customers to speed through checkout with just one tap". Apps like Google's YouTube, Fandango, Airbnb, and Instacart already have it available, and more will accept it soon, according to the blog post. Google is merging ... [Full Article...]

Lonzo Ball Has Cryptic Response To LaVar Ball Thrashing Luke Walton

Lonzo Ball Has Cryptic Response To LaVar Ball Thrashing Luke Walton And while Carlisle may view the network as a "partner" with the National Basketball Association, the fact of the matter is ESPN pays billions per year to broadcast the league. Lonzo Ball did not seem affected one way or another. Never mind that Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and Walton have both brushed this off. LaVar Ball was in Lithuania with LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball when he made these commen... [Full Article...]

Nissan working on auto to read drivers' minds

Nissan working on auto to read drivers' minds Lucian Gheorghe, senior innovation researcher at the Nissan Research Center in Japan, who's leading the B2V research. Nissan is committed to redefining how people drive, how vehicles move, and how they impact the world; their commitment to exploring the limitless boundaries of technology is evident in the automaker's lineup of electric vehicles as well as its Nissan Intelligent Mobility initia... [Full Article...]

IOS and macOS updates available now address Spectre vulnerabilities

Analysis of these techniques revealed that while they are extremely hard to exploit, even by an app running locally on a Mac or iOS device, they can be potentially exploited in JavaScript running in a web browser. But it's unclear how easy it would be to do so. Google also released mitigations for its many of products, and said a fix for its Chrome browser will be available later this month. [Full Article...]


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