Saturday, October 1, 2022
Amazon has finally, officially made a decision. The company on Tuesday announced it would split its second-headquarters project, which it calls HQ2, in two. The two locations — the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia — will each get roughly half of the…
Among the enduring curiosities of Donald Trump’s presidential run was his announcement that campaign chairman Paul Manafort was an unpaid volunteer.Why would a longtime political fixer do that? That question has grown more persistent thanks to successive indictments of Manafort by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, each documenting in finer detail Manafort’s allegedly fraudulent scramble…
Enlarge / Vaping with a satisfying release? The US Food and Drug Administration made clear on Thursday, October 11, that it has a major bone to pick with an electronic-cigarette vendor that illegally pumped prescription erectile dysfunction drugs into unapproved e-liquid products intended for vaping. The cocky company, HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd, even advertised…
ELON MUSK has probably played a greater role in the success of his company than any chief executive in recent memory apart from Steve Jobs, who led Apple to greatness. It is hard to imagine the rise of Tesla, a pioneering electric-vehicle (EV) manufacturer, from obscure startup to world leader without the technical genius, showmanship…
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities were hunting on Thursday for suspects in the sending of package bombs to high-profile Democrats in what has been called a terrorist act that has raised tensions in a nation already polarized ahead of elections in less than two weeks. People stand outside the gatehouse of Bill and Hillary…
"Ok, let's do it."With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone. The made-for-television moment was unthinkable just two years ago,…
The Israeli government rarely confirms individual strikes, and the Syrian government and Hezbollah do not always acknowledge when they have been hit. But last August, Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, the departing commander of the Israeli Air Force, said Israel had launched nearly 100 strikes on convoys since 2012. But unlike Russia and Iran, Israel has…
Online streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon just made television history, producing the largest share of original scripted shows in 2018, the first time that’s ever happened. Of the 495 scripted original shows released this year, 160 or 33% were produced by online platforms, according to FX research reported by Vulture. Streamers include heavy hitters…
WASHINGTON — The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to hold Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with subpoenas relating to the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 US Census, ramping up pressure on more Trump administration officials who are…