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Please Don't Spend $500 on One of Elon Musk's Flamethrowers

This time, Musk is pre-selling either the coolest non-military flamethrower you ever saw or a neatly crafted prank. He joked on Twitter that the weapons would...


Growth rises faster than expected at end of 2017

The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said in its initial estimate on Jan...


Relief for 1000 workers in Belfast as USA jet tariff overturned

The case, among others leveled against Canada, by the United States lately, have inflamed tensions between the two countries in ongoing negotiations to update t...


Cent Just Remembered He Has $8 Million in Bitcoin

Not only did the rapper make a reported $100 million from his investment in Vitamin Water when it sold to Coca-Cola, but the Guardian reports he recently ...


Elon Musk has big agenda for SpaceX's big rocket

SpaceX posted a tweet right after un-holding firing that, "First static fire test of SpaceX Falcon Heavy complete - one step closer to first test flight!...


Judge Orders 'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Held on $25K Bond

America's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now investigating how Hartman managed to sneak past security. He went on to tell her that he feels s...


Facebook's big newsfeed rethink: 5 key lessons for brands

Facebook announced last week that it would try to have users see fewer posts from publishers, businesses and celebrities, and more from friends and family....


LA Times Journalists Vote Overwhelmingly to Unionize as Questions Surround Publisher

By a vote of 245-44, employees voted overwhelmingly to join the newly-established L.A. Times Guild. A few years later, Levinsohn was named in a lawsuit stem...


Dow ends above 26000, just eight trading days after hitting 25000

Technology stocks were again some of the biggest winners. Meanwhile, tech stocks got a boost from Apple, which erased losses after announcing plans to contrib...


Why crude oil prices are on upward swing, by USA energy agency

Brent crude , the global benchmark, had slipped 7 cents to $69.31 by 0943 GMT. Oil prices ended higher on Wednesday ahead of the release of USA petroleum data...


Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 1.25%

The hike means that borrowers who have variable rate mortgages, credit lines and loans will have to pay more. "Uncertainty about the future of NAFTA is weighi...


Walmart Increases Compensation, Cites Tax Reform

Dale Mabry Highway returned a voice recording that said the store is closed Thursday, Jan. 11, but would reopen Friday. Ten of the stores will be turned into ...


Ford Mustang Bullitt: the legend, revived

Similar to the Mustang in the movie, the limited edition vehicle has no badges, spoilers, or stripes. Ford went a little Back to the Future at the Detr...


Airbus says to scrap A380 programme if no new orders

From 2020 it would be possible to keep the program running with an acceptable industrial result at a minimum rate of six aircraft per year. Emirates is the la...


The Ripple (XRP) price has bounced back

During the pilot, MoneyGram will utilize XRP , the native digital asset of the Ripple Ledger, with the aim to speed up payment flows through xRapid , Ripple...


No Steering Wheels Or Pedals For New Car — GM

For instance, cars now are required to have an air bag in the steering wheel. The self-driving vehicles are meant to drive only in geo-fenced boundaries on ro...


1400 cars ruined in Liverpool car park fire

The fire brigade have released photos that show the destructive results of a fire in a city centre auto park which destroyed up to 1600 vehicles. The Mayor of...


Meghan Markle Gave Queen Elizabeth a Bizarre Gift

During the discussion, William was asked if he was the best man in Harry's wedding and joked, " He hasn't asked me yet , just to clear that up - it could be a s...


Factory activity quickens in Dec.: PMI

December data indicated a marked improvement in United States manufacturing operating conditions. Adding to optimism that the strength in 2017 will continue i...


ARMAGEDDON? Walmart to RAISE US WAGES After GOP Tax Cuts

The tax bill, which lowered the corporate rate from 35 to 21 percent, also prompted the company to expand its maternity and parental leave policy and provide fi...


Tessa Thompson clears up rumors that she's feuding with Lena Dunham

Lena also confessed she thought her boyfriend was getting ready to propose to her in November, only to discover he was "talking s** about me" to his sister. We ...


Bay Area reacts to strong natural disaster

The USGS acknowledged though that the natural disaster was relatively deep for a Hayward Fault quake. The natural disaster shook for about five to 10 seconds,...


Tesla misses production goals for all-electric Model 3 sedan

The electric-car maker said it delivered 1,550 Model 3 sedans in the fourth quarter, a bit more than half of the 2,917 that Wall Street analysts were expectin...


Malware Mimics Uber Android App to Steal Passwords

Uber issued a statement cautioning users from downloading apps from sources other than the Play Store but also assured them that in case they do make a mista...


GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author

Two senior Republican U.S. Senators on Friday called for a criminal investigation into the former British spy who compiled a "dossier" in 2016 of allegations ...


FCC's Pai cancels CES appearance after receiving death threats

It's clear that the FCC's 2015 "net neutrality" order, which the pro-regulatory advocates now insist is gospel, actually allowed ISPs to engage in the very prac...


India manufacturing PMI rises to 5 year high in December

The indicator is closely watched by investors as one of the first available monthly barometers of the health of the world's second-largest economy . A readin...


US Crude Oil Inventories Have Fallen ~10.6% in 2017

At the same time, speculation is rising that American drillers will put more rigs to work next year as oil strengthens. The US Energy Department said crude ...


Instagram Quietly Launches New Recommended Posts Feature

As the name suggests, the new feature will show users Instagram posts that they may like, based on the history. It will reportedly contain three to five sugge...


Powerball jackpot the largest its been since Mavis win

The Powerball game has a jackpot of $337 million for tonight's drawing. No ticket matched all six numbers drawn Tuesday night: 10, 12, 20, 38, 41 , and the M...


How Pakistan kept a tight vigil on Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother

Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued visas to Jadhav's mother and wife on December 20. The nuclear-armed countries each claim the Himalayan territory ...


The SpaceX "Mars Rocket" arrives at Cape Canaveral

The photos were posted just hours after a picture leaked on Reddit that showed a grainy view of the vehicle being readied for its final ride. The rocket is...


What's open, closed over the Christmas holidays

Major grocery chains will be open Sunday from 7 a.m. -5 p.m. then close for Monday and Tuesday. The Riverdale location will be open from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. -6 p.m...


Salvation Army prepares for 28th annual Christmas Family Feast on Christmas Day

Additionally, someone recently gave The Salvation Army an impressive coin collection worth $1,500. A second subject remained in a dark-colored minivan, even...


North Carolina had the 5th fastest growing population in 2016-17

The U.S. populace developed by 2.3 million to 325.7 million, an under 1 percent bounce in populace. Different states in the West - Nevada, Utah and Washington...