Sunday, August 25, 2019
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - (AP) -- Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted, 30 years after...
Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores or declaring bankruptcy in recent months amid sagging sales in the troubled sector. The rise of ecommerce outlets like Amazon has made it harder for traditional retailers to attract customers to their...
Caracas (AFP) - A new blackout hit many regions in Venezuela including much of Caracas on Monday, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralyzed the country. The power cut in the capital occurred at 1:28 pm (1720...
New York City’s police department is monitoring citizens using cameras and facial recognition software developed in China. The surveillance tools are identical to those used in Sky Net in China, the largest video surveillance system on Earth, Chinese government research...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned of “large challenges” ahead “to prevent a second Great Depression” in a report released in October.But is the world really close to the next financial crash?The economy is typical unpredictable but there are...
A town in New York held a buyback-style event for children in the area, asking for their toy guns in exchange for a different Christmas gift.According to WABC, officials in the Long Island town of Hempstead invited children to...
Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as continuing fears over U.S.-China trade relations and concern over a possible global economic slowdown kept investors on edge.At its low of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 800 points, bringing its two-day...
Sometimes a business inadvertently drops the pretense and just tells the world its real intentions. We saw this yesterday, when Amazon bragged about how it “allowed” an employee to lose 100 pounds by endlessly delivering boxes. Amazon saw this as a...
In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to educate the nation on a growing threat, a new military study warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran could essentially challenge the United...
(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Russian warplanes attacked rebel-held areas in northern Syria for the first time in weeks on Sunday, as Syrian officials said more than 100 people were treated at hospitals for what they allege was a poison gas...

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