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by | January 30, 2019 | 11:47

Not satisfied with discovering the largest prime number previous year, the news world's favourite hapless superhero took down an Ocala Taco Bell branch on Saturday with a bomb scare of sorts. A bomb squad responded, removed the grenade from the fisherman's truck and carted it off to dispose of it. Interestingly, the cops identified the grenade as "an authentic WWII hand grenade ", though it's not clear what kind.

by | January 29, 2019 | 21:37

He said only that all his talks with heads of state have focused on resolving Venezuela's humanitarian crisis and restoring democracy. Top officials in the Trump administration - including the president himself - say "all options are on the table" as speculation swirls over whether the U.S.is planning to take military action in the embattled country.

by | January 29, 2019 | 21:26

Tesco said jobs would go as it planned to shut counters at some stores serving items such as fresh fish, meat and cheeses. Stock control, head office roles, and merchandising will be further areas where redundancies are to be made, while remaining staff canteens will become self-service only.

by | January 29, 2019 | 17:22

The question for May is whether the European Union can offer enough to get a variant of her defeated deal through the British parliament. The Co-op and Marks & Spencer also lent their names to the warning letter, which pleads with MPs to reach an agreement with Brussels before Brexit day on March 29.

by | January 29, 2019 | 14:53

May says the best way to avoid this is to agree to her deal, but says Brexit will happen on March 29 either way, and planning continues for every option. The EU, however, insists that it has no intention of changing the terms of last year's accord with London in any significant way. The amendment tabled by Sir Graham, the chair of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee states that Parliament would be willing to support the Withdrawal Agreement reached with the European Union last November, ...

by | January 29, 2019 | 08:04

Maduro has asserted the entire conflict is a us -engineered coup, which has basically been his argument every time something bad happens in Venezuela . The army has so far sided with Maduro. "In recent years, three million people have fled Venezuela and, according to the United Nations, that number could rise to more than five million by the end of this year", Ms.

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:54

Prosecutors also accused Meng of committing fraud and misleading banks into believing Skycom and Huawei were separate. A separate case filed in Washington state charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile. Huawei then blamed "rogue actors" within the company when T-Mobile threatened to sue, the USA said. He reaffirmed that the U.S.is seeking extradition of Meng and would formally file for the extradition by Tuesday, Canada's deadline.

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:12

The U.S. Department of Justice is set to announce criminal charges related to Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Monday, four sources told Reuters. Washington has said it wants to try Meng on the allegations because, in her position as chief financial officer, she spoke directly to US banks that loaned money.

by | January 28, 2019 | 10:45

President Vladimir Putin called Maduro to express his "support". "We maintain our position of neutrality and non-intervention toward the conflict in Venezuela ", Ramirez said. "Our nations must stand up for the rule of law and support the leader who the Venezuelan people have affirmed as their legitimate interim president ", Mr Pompeo said.

by | January 28, 2019 | 10:14

When he went to gas up his truck, he went into the minimart with a $5 bill to play what he always plays: Lotto, Mega Millions and Powerball. After winning a Poweball jackpot of $298 million, a Brooklyn truck driver is trading his truck for a red Porsche.

by | January 28, 2019 | 06:12

One Facebook employee, Danny Stein, wrote: "In almost all cases the parents knew their child was playing Angry Birds , but didn't think the child would be allowed to buy anything without their password or authorisation first". A charge-back rate of 2% was a "red flag" of a "deceptive" business, according to the Federal Trade Commission . To parents who complained about surprisingly huge credit-card bills after their children built up big game expenses, Facebook had this to say, in so many ...

by | January 27, 2019 | 18:25

USA crude oil futures gained 24 cents to $52.86 a barrel as of 11:24 a.m. EST, while Brent lost 18 cents to $60.96 a barrel. US crude oil production remained near a record high level of 11.9 million barrels per day for the week ending January 18, EIA data showed on Thursday.

by | January 27, 2019 | 13:33

Destroying 5,636 structures and resulting in 22 civilian fatalities and one firefighter injury. The Tubbs Fire on October 8, 2017 burned 36,807 acres (14,895 hectares) from Napa County to suburban Santa Rosa, in Sonoma County, killing 22 people and injuring one firefighter, according to CalFire.

by | January 27, 2019 | 10:24

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at 53.34 dollars per barrel, up 21 cents, or 0.4 per cent. USA were at $52.61 per barrel at 0128 GMT, down 64 cents, or 1.2 percent, from their last close. "Looking ahead, consumer prices will rise 10 million percent in 2019, according the report". Meanwhile, world leaders and top executives are meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and ...

by | January 26, 2019 | 14:29

There is no change to the standard Hulu plan, which offers the same content catalog as the lower tier, but without ads to interrupt your viewing experience. However, Hulu's rate slash also came with a price increase of its own. "The extra cash will help to pay for Netflix's huge investment in original shows and films and finance the heavy debt it has assumed to ward off rivals such as Amazon, Disney and AT&T", according to The Associated Press .

by | January 26, 2019 | 13:56

Crypto markets today traded positive on hopes for SEC's approval of exchange-traded fund (ETF) requested by the Chicago Board Options Exchange ( CBOE ). Considering the ongoing government shutdown probably the final outcome would not have been the expected one. The lack of surveillance and market manipulation questions were particularly harsh, since there was nothing the people behind the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF could do to fix those problems.

by | January 26, 2019 | 12:26

Instead of waiting for the next day's newspaper or the evening news, suddenly consumers could venture online to read about the day's top stories on websites like HuffPost , which was founded in 2005 and offered news for free to anyone with an internet connection.

by | January 26, 2019 | 10:56

Building green infrastructure would be a major source of employment, and would help establish better social and economic equity, too; reliable, multimodal transit infrastructure to and from working-class neighborhoods would provide access to more jobs, schools, grocery stores, and other essentials they may now be isolated from.

by | January 26, 2019 | 07:45

The candy should be back on the shelves in 2020. Necco's Sweethearts are not the only candy conversation hearts on the market, but it is the most recognizable brand, accounting for 80% of all such sales, with over 19 million pounds sold each year, Candystore.com reports.

by | January 26, 2019 | 06:43

Yossi Adler, his wife and their 19-month-old child planned to return to Detroit Wednesday after a Miami vacation, they told Local 10 News . Speaking to NBC News in Detroit, the family said they believe they were kicked from the flight due to their religion, not because they smell.

by | January 26, 2019 | 04:44

It said it aimed to keep the momentum with the launch next month of a foldable smartphone powered by its new fifth-generation (5G) chipset. Some carriers kept Chinese suppliers out of the core - the gateway that connects other parts of the network - even before the latest global crackdown on Huawei, because it's seen as critical by security officials.

by | January 26, 2019 | 03:42

Access to Google search was official cut off in 2010 after Google refused to comply with government requests to censor its search results, and began redirecting all search queries from within China to its Hong Kong website, which was completely uncensored.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:03

A senior director from the firm "received last night the letter of resignation from Carlos Ghosn ", who remains detained in Japan , Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. The widely expected appointments may begin to resolve a Renault-Nissan leadership crisis that erupted after Ghosn's November 19 arrest in Japan and swift dismissal as Nissan chairman.

by | January 25, 2019 | 21:49

The test flight saw the PAV complete an autonomous takeoff, hover, and landing operation successfully, as well as tested its ground control systems. Boeing is working on this in partnership with Uber , and the aviation company's leadership has said they believe the prototype shows enough promise that it will eventually be usable in an air taxi fleet in the not-too-distant future.

by | January 25, 2019 | 21:44

Maduro, who started a second term on Jan 10 following a widely-boycotted election past year, has called Guaido's move an attempted coup. The source said the U.S. Most Latin American nations have swiftly joined the United States in supporting Guaido's claim on the presidency, although Mexico's new leftist government has said it would not take sides.