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by | January 27, 2019 | 05:08

By CCN.com : Over a week ago, PG&E stocks lost most of their value faced with PG&E's possible $30 billion in liabilities pertaining to wildfires and potential bankruptcy . Williams' astronomical severance package", said the Climate Justice Crew. "One of the key things that pushed them to talk about filing in the first place was the very slow progress that the state was making in even addressing any of these issues, much less solving them", Bloomberg Intelligence's Konolige said.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:55

An internal study showed children had spent $3.6 million on games between October 2010 and January 2011. In many cases, over-spending by minors was the result of either children not realizing they were spending real money by purchasing in-game goodies and currency, or parents not knowing that their credit card information had been stored in the games that their kids are playing.

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:41

This week, things got worse. Amid violent street protests, Venezuela's opposition Leader, Juan Guaido , declared himself interim president, winning recognition from Washington and parts of Latin America. WTI climbed cents to settle at 53.13 dollars a barrel, while Brent crude declined 5 cents to close at 61.09 dollars a barrel. Separately, the EIA's annual energy outlook report released Thursday said USA crude oil production is expected to continue to set annual records through the ...

by | January 26, 2019 | 09:45

The unemployment rate remained steady at 5 .0%. "Whilst there's been, of course, jobs growth, it's only just kept up with population growth", he said. Monthly hours worked in all jobs increased 1.1 million hours to 1759.9 million hours. The participation rate eased to 65.6 percent in December, helping bring down the unemployment rate to 5.0 percent - an equal 6-1/2 year low touched in September and October.

by | January 26, 2019 | 08:38

Van Leuven said the agency is trying to cut employees some slack to deal with family and financial issues . However, TSA worker Gabriella Hudson said she is still anxious about the bills and everyday essentials that she needs along with her family.

by | January 26, 2019 | 07:43

The conversation heart-shaped candy - with sayings like "Be Mine" and "Marry Me" - will be missing from shelves this season after its original producer - New England Confectionary Co., or Necco - went out of business previous year. Sweethearts, a Valentine's Day tradition since they first hit the market in 1901, will be missing from store shelves this year. But all hope is not lost for lovers of these kinds of candies.

by | January 26, 2019 | 06:27

In less than a year, Ocasio-Cortez has gone from being a bartender to the youngest woman to serve in Congress, viewed by some as a new hope for the Democrats. It's her really bad socialist ideas - free healthcare for all, free college for all, confiscatory 70 percent tax rates for millionaires, etc. - that'll keep her from the White House.

by | January 26, 2019 | 04:45

Huawei has outpaced Apple for two straight quarters to be the second-largest smartphone vendor in the world, and is nipping at the heels of leader Samsung with a year-on-year growth of 33 per cent in market share, according to research firm IDC.

by | January 26, 2019 | 04:01

Like other online publishers, it has struggled to expand digital advertising sales in line with its investors' expectations as Google and Facebook continue to dominate the sector. Since then, the market has cooled on media investments, with some financial backers of new media companies concerned by the firesales of sites such as Mashable and Mic.

by | January 26, 2019 | 02:56

The death toll was expected to go higher, as rescue teams scoured through the big disaster zone overnight into Saturday. Vale and Australian mining company BHP had jointly managed the Mariana dam at the Samarco iron ore mine. President Jair Bolsonaro sent a tweet saying he lamented the incident and was sending the three cabinet ministers to the area. Brazil's environmental protection agency Ibama said the dam held 1 million cubic metres of tailings, far less than the 50 million cubic ...

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:34

His ascent was greeted with excitement by investors holding Venezuela and state oil company PDVSA bonds, which hit their highest level since 2017 despite being nearly entirely in default. Mr Bolton said: "What we're focusing on today is disconnecting the illegitimate Maduro regime from the sources of his revenues". "(Simon) Bolivar used to curse against soldiers who give their back to the people", Guaido said, referring to Venezuela's independence hero.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:24

Adler and his wife were removed from the flight when several passengers complained about their body odour ", the statement said. The crew booted the family after passengers complained about body odor, a Miami ABC affiliate reported. The couple, both 37, had eight other children at home in Southfield, Mich ., so Adler said that he and his wife were anxious that there may have been an incident involving one of them.

by | January 25, 2019 | 19:00

Yahoo search was blocked in China previous year. A sign of Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine is seen at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China September 21, 2018. China's internet regulator, Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has deleted over 7 million pieces of online content and 9,832 mobile applications and shut down 733 websites operating in the country.

by | January 25, 2019 | 18:58

A " slight increase in sick leave at two air traffic control facilities " in NY and Florida led the FAA to "adjust operations to a safe rate", the administration said in a statement to reporters. As the shutdown continues, the manpower shortages will get worse rather than better, and some of these workers might not come back when Congress and the White House finally agree on a funding package.

by | January 25, 2019 | 18:41

Guaido's declaration was quickly recognized by the U.S., Canada and several fellow Latin American nations. A half-dozen generals belonging largely to district commands and with direct control over thousands of troops joined Maduro in accusing the United States of meddling in Venezuela's affairs and said they would uphold the socialist leader's rule.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:07

The 71-year-old inventor has become one of Britain's best-known entrepreneurs, creating a multibillion-dollar company from an insight that a cyclone could collect household dust better than a clogged-up bag. Claire Walker, Co-executive Policy Director at the British Chambers of Commerce, said it was a significant concern that businesses have been left "in the dark" about Brexit and are being forced to activate emergency plans for 29 March, The Guardian writes.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:01

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on December 1 at the G20 summit in Argentina where they agreed to a temporary tariff truce and a 90-day period of focused trade talks. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on a ceasefire in their trade war at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires a year ago, setting a 90-day period to discuss differences and agree a deal.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:53

The robots were devised by Amazon and can roll around their delivery routes at a walking pace. As part of the trial, the bots are being "accompanied by an Amazon employee" for observation and potential troubleshooting, although the deliveries themselves are fully autonomous.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:17

The company is cutting jobs so it can profitably deliver lower-priced versions of the Model 3 , Tesla's first vehicle targeted for the mass market. "Looking ahead at our mission of accelerating the advent of sustainable transport and energy, which is important for all life on Earth, we face an extremely hard challenge: making our cars , batteries and solar products cost-competitive with fossil fuels".

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:15

Boeing has designed the aircraft to be fully autonomous from takeoff to landing. The maneuvers were created to test the prototype's autonomous functions and ground control systems. The cargo vehicle completed its first indoor flight previous year and will see outdoor flight testing in 2019. The electrically powered prototype lifted off and landed in vertical fashion on Tuesday in Manassas, Virginia, Boeing said in a news release.