Tuesday March 19-th, 2019

Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control

There are 12 unsettled races for Republican-held seats in the House of Representatives, leaving open the possibility that Democrats could claim some of them when vote-counting is finished and add to the net gain of 30 seats they have achieved in ta...

Russia, Germany slam United States sanctions on Iran Russia, Germany slam United States sanctions on Iran

Big power disunity and European Union moves to circumvent Trump's sanctions regime have given Tehran a psychological boost - but not dissuaded foreign businesses ranging from oil majors to trading houses and shipping concerns from pulling out of Iran...

Runaway Train Blazes Through Western Australia For More Than 50 Miles Runaway Train Blazes Through Western Australia For More Than 50 Miles

It was reported that the train was travelling at an average speed of more than 100 km/h on its solo journey. BHP said it will liaise with customers about its contractual commitments given the stockpile will not cover the entire period of disrupti...

For The Casual Hauler: Volkswagen Reveals Cool Extendable Bed Pickup Concept For The Casual Hauler: Volkswagen Reveals Cool Extendable Bed Pickup Concept

VW has already said that a production version of this concept will launch in Brazil "soon" with "barely any changes" from the concept vehicle. Now, that is out of the way, we are interested in knowing which other market Tarok Concept will arrive.

Trump Declares Midterm Victories, Warns Democrats About Probes Trump Declares Midterm Victories, Warns Democrats About Probes

Republicans fell short in CT, but appear well-positioned to gain one in Alaska (where the incumbent "independent" governor dropped out of the race and endorsed the Democrat). The GOP's grip on high-profile governorships in Florida , Georgia and ...

Tesla names new chair to replace Elon Musk Tesla names new chair to replace Elon Musk

Robyn Denholm, the finance chief of Australian telecoms firm Telstra, takes over from the electric auto maker's founder, who remains chief executive. Before moving to Telstra, she worked for Silicon Valley firms Sun Microsystems and Juniper Networks...

Hackers Promote Distribution Of 10 000 Bitcoins Through Fake Elon Musk Accounts Hackers Promote Distribution Of 10 000 Bitcoins Through Fake Elon Musk Accounts

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is one of the most influential entrepreneurs in the world with a net worth of $22.3 billion as of 2018. "On accounts that have large followers such as Pathé , the scammers have paid for a Twitter advertiseme...

USA exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions USA exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions

The U.S. sanctions had threatened India's ability to obtain financing for the development of Chabahar, which could potentially end Afghanistan's dependence on Pakistan's port of Karachi. The U.S. State Department says it is exempting Iran's big port ...

Stinky durian fruit grounds Indonesian passenger plane Stinky durian fruit grounds Indonesian passenger plane

A shipment of durian, sometimes referred to the "king of fruits", was removed from the plane after complaints. Sriwijaya Air eventually chose to unload the sacks of durian from the flight, causing them to depart at 11.40am, an hour later than sched...

Amid Papa Gino's Closures, Company Announces Bankruptcy And Plans To Sell Amid Papa Gino's Closures, Company Announces Bankruptcy And Plans To Sell

Many employees found out they were out of a job, when they showed up to a locked door and a sign at their location, including the one in Ashland on Route 126. The restaurant became kown as Papa Gino's in 1968. The company said 178 Papa Gino's and D'A...

Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor Modi Government to Keep Up the Pressure on RBI Governor

Sources have confirmed to The Indian Express that the RBI views this attempt by the government to dip into its reserves can adversely impact macro-economic stability. Still, the government sources say they will find ways to increase pressure on t...

Michigan voters weigh bringing legal marijuana to Midwest Michigan voters weigh bringing legal marijuana to Midwest

MI now joins nine other states that have legalized marijuana for all uses: Washington, Colorado, California, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada and Vermont. On Tuesday night, just one passed. The state will collect a 10 percent excise tax...

Second Powerball jackpot victor revealed Second Powerball jackpot victor revealed

The 51-year-old has opted to receive the lump sum option - giving her $198.1 million before taxes. Her father was a welder and her mother a stay-at-home mom to West and her seven siblings. The holder of the NY ticket has not come forward, according t...

Polls closing as voters pit Trump strength against resistance of Democrats Polls closing as voters pit Trump strength against resistance of Democrats

In the Senate, Republicans are favored to maintain control, and Democrats must pick up two seats to win a majority. The party's task was much more hard in the Senate, where Republicans hold a narrow 51-49 majority but Democrats are defending 10 se...

Remainer Twitter in meltdown over BBC Arron Banks interview Remainer Twitter in meltdown over BBC Arron Banks interview

On Sunday, Mr Banks denied fresh newspaper allegations that he might have misled parliament over links between one of his insurance companies and the Leave.EU campaign. "You are talking about emails that were stolen from us". "The Electoral Commiss...

What's at stake in the U.S. mid-term elections What's at stake in the U.S. mid-term elections

We'll also have special coverage on the radio starting at 7 p.m. Stream it online here . These figures may paint too rosy of a picture for the Democrats, however. At the same time , Republican governors in Maryland and MA - traditionally blue sta...

India's Exemption From Iran Sanctions Result of 'Tough' Talks With US India's Exemption From Iran Sanctions Result of 'Tough' Talks With US

The remaining members believe the agreement is working as intended and is keeping Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons for now. The European Union, France, Germany, Britain and Russian Federation, participants with the United States in the 2015 ...

US Elections: Referendum on Trump’s presidency? - Rabobank US Elections: Referendum on Trump’s presidency? - Rabobank

However, thunderstorms are forecast for Tuesday along the eastern coast, as well as snowstorms in the Midwest, which could affect turnout. At every rally, Trump has vowed to his chanting supporters they will "win, win, win". "Health care for mill...

Runaway BHP train derailed after travelling 57 miles with no driver Runaway BHP train derailed after travelling 57 miles with no driver

BHP has been contacted for comment. "With no one on board, the train traveled for 92 km before being deliberately derailed at a set of points operated by the control center, about 119 km from Port Headland". The Australian Transport Safety Bureau h...

What are the USA midterm elections, and do they matter to us? What are the USA midterm elections, and do they matter to us?

On "Outnumbered" on Monday, Wallace said he has to "laugh a little bit" at the idea of touting Trump as the "savior" if the election ends up being split. "It all depends on turnout", he said . The US votes for a president in a general election e...

Amazon will open separate HQ2 locations in 2 different cities Amazon will open separate HQ2 locations in 2 different cities

The journal reports Amazon is discussing incentives with government officials in Crystal City and speaking with a real estate investment trust, which owns property in the city. "And stop treating the (nondisclosure agreement) you signed like a used...

Alibaba's Ma calls trade war 'stupidest thing in the world' Alibaba's Ma calls trade war 'stupidest thing in the world'

At the meeting, President Kenyatta, who is one of the Chief Guests at the China International Import Expo , said the trade fair provides a platform for more win-win partnerships. "I don't think that there were necessarily path-breaking new reforms a...

Amazon to Offer Free Shipping on Holiday Orders Amazon to Offer Free Shipping on Holiday Orders

The guaranteed time of delivery is between 5-8 days of the time it's shipped. Of course, if you want more benefits, like free videos, music streaming, books, and guaranteed shipping speeds, you may want to try out a free 30-day trial of Amazon Pri...

Lowe's to close 31 stores across Canada Lowe's to close 31 stores across Canada

To facilitate an orderly wind-down, the company intends to conduct store closing sales for most of the impacted locations with the exception of select stores in the US, which will close immediately. Close 20 US stores. As recently as August, Lowe's h...

Iranian president warns of 'war situation' as sanctions resume Iranian president warns of 'war situation' as sanctions resume

The new sanctions will particularly hurt Iran's oil industry, a crucial source of money for its anaemic economy. Iranian President Hassan Rohani responded early on November 5 by saying in a speech on state TV that Iran is facing a "war situat...

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