Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

The fate of Gary Cohn is a big topic at New York’s biggest Wall Street conference Tuesday. That’s hardly surprising. Many on Wall Street view Cohn, the White House’s chief economic adviser, as their man inside the White House. Many think financial markets would be shaken if Cohn were to […]

Wall Street Is Obsessed with Gary Cohn

The US could impose economic sanctions on China if it does not implement the new sanctions regime against North Korea, the US Treasury Secretary has warned. Steven Mnuchin said the restrictions could involve cutting off Beijing’s access to the US financial system. “North Korea economic warfare works,” Mnuchin said Tuesday […]

US threatens to ‘cut China off’ from dollar if it ...

Published time: 12 Sep, 2017 21:49Edited time: 12 Sep, 2017 22:01 The Soyuz MS-06 has successfully blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to deliver three new members of the ISS Expedition 53/54 to their orbital outpost. The spacecraft carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin as well as NASA astronauts […]

Soyuz spacecraft lifts new crew to space station (VIDEO)

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone footage shows devastation in the French territory of Saint-Martin European countries are boosting relief efforts in their Caribbean territories devastated by Hurricane Irma, amid criticism over the response. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is visiting French islands that took the full […]

Hurricane Irma: France, UK and Netherlands step up response

Image copyright AFP Controversial changes giving the government control of key Parliamentary committees have been agreed by MPs. The vote gives the Tories a majority on the public bill committees in charge of the detailed scrutiny of legislation. Opposition MPs said it was a “constitutional outrage” and a “power grab” […]

Government wins committee change vote

Vandals defiled a 125-year-old bronze statue of Christopher Columbus in New York’s Central Park overnight, covering its hands in ‘blood’ red paint and scrawling in white paint “Hate will not be tolerated” on its pedestal. A worker for the Central Park Conservancy discovered the vandalism early Tuesday morning and called […]

Columbus statue vandalized in New York’s Central Park

Published time: 12 Sep, 2017 19:14 Osama Bin Laden’s pornography collection will not be made public, according to CIA director Mike Pompeo. Details of the deceased’s dirty stockpile will go to the grave with him, as other documents seized in the deadly raid is being made public. “There’s some pornography, […]

No happy ending: CIA to keep Bin Laden’s porn stash ...

Image copyright Apple Image caption The new handset uses facial recognition technology to let users unlock the phone and buy goods Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an “edge-to-edge” screen that has no physical home button. The iPhone X – which is referred to as “ten” – uses a […]

Apple reveals ‘leap forward’ iPhone X

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US National Transportation Safety Board says Tesla was partly responsible for the Model S crash The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that Tesla’s Autopilot system was partly to blame for a fatal accident in which a Model S collided with […]

Tesla Autopilot ‘partly to blame’ for crash

A new UN report has strongly condemned Israel for the “de-development” and “deteriorating humanitarian conditions” of the Palestinian territories of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, brought about by Israel’s 50-year occupation. The report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), published on Tuesday, said […]

UN slams Israel for ‘de-development’ of Palestine

A man was shot Tuesday morning in downtown San Francisco, police said. Police got notice of activity on the ShotSpotter gunshot detection system at 6:26 a.m. in the area of the 700 block of O’Farrell Street, Officer Giselle Linnane said. Officer went to the area and found a man with […]

Crash may be tied to shooting in downtown SF

Published time: 12 Sep, 2017 17:10Edited time: 12 Sep, 2017 17:13 The White House has been locked down for unknown reasons for the second time this week, with media waiting for the press briefing being told to stay indoors. A suspicious package was found on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue […]

White House on lockdown for second time in 2 days

Thousands of people have taken to the streets across France to protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to make the country’s laws more flexible. France’s Macron under fire over labour changes A day of strikes and demonstrations was launched by France’s biggest trade union, the CGT, on Tuesday opposing Macron’s reforms, […]

Protests across France against Macron’s labour reforms

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bell Pottinger is based in Holborn, central London Bell Pottinger has collapsed into administration after failing to find a buyer. The troubled PR firm put itself up for sale last week after it was thrown out of the PR trade body for running a campaign […]

Bell Pottinger goes into administration

Do you use baby powder? Have you thought twice about its safety? For years, without knowing, and blindly trusting, many of us apply harmful chemicals to our delicate parts, such as our bottoms, feet, armpits, and groin — anywhere that is moist and emits odour. Unfortunately, the talc in baby powder destroys our delicate skin and microbial community […]

Can Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer? 3 Natural Alternatives If ...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO): As societies industrialize and the technological revolution continues, there has been an unprecedented increase in the number and diversity of electromagnetic field (EMF) sources. These sources include video display units (VDUs) associated with computers, mobile phones and their base stations. While these devices have made our life richer, safer […]

“Butting It Bluntly, They Are Damaging The Living Cells In ...

Image copyright Science Photo Library Flu could put much more pressure than usual on GPs and hospitals this winter, health bosses are predicting. It follows the worst outbreak in many years in Australia and New Zealand. Speaking at a health conference in Manchester, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said […]

NHS told to brace itself for bad flu season

by John Carney12 Sep 20170 12 Sep, 201712 Sep, 2017 Top earners will not see their tax bill fall under the tax plan being worked out by Trump administration and lawmakers, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Tuesday.  The Trump administration has repeatedly said that its plans to reform the tax […]

Mnuchin: No Tax Cut for the Wealthy

Utah Republican Governor Gary Herbert told Breitbart News in an exclusive statement that he supports the Graham-Cassidy plan to repeal and replace Obamacare through block grants. Herbert added that the repeal plan “is a vast improvement over the Affordable Care Act.” Breitbart News reported on the rising Republican coalition surfacing around […]

Exclusive—Utah Gov. Gary Herbert: Obamacare Block Grant Repeal ‘Vast Improvement ...