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Indian jeweller accused of multi-billion dollar fraud flees


The confirmation that Nirav Modi is in the United Kingdom comes hours after global business daily Financial Times, citing Indian and British governments, reported that the billionaire jeweller is in London where he is trying to claim asylum from what he calls "political persecution". Read More »

Domino's Pizza fixes streets, fills potholes across America


The accompanying website also has, aside from a nomination form and carryout special, a "pothole impact meter" with video to show what happens to a pizza from an in-box camera on varying road conditions. The fast food chain has already repaired roads in Burbank, California, Athens, Georgia, Milford, Delaware and Bartonville, Texas. "We don't want to lose any great-tasting pizza in a pothole, running a wonderful meal". Read More »

South Korea Didn't See This Coming - Cortney O'Brien


The summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be going smoothly, but Fox News host Chris Wallace says that "optimism and caution are both warranted in this case". He said he thinks holding the (quote)"wargames" is very provocative when there's a reconciliatory mood building between Washington and Pyongyang. Read More »

United flight bound for Chicago diverted to Ireland


A United Airlines flight has been diverted to Shannon this afternoon due to an apparent bomb threat. A United Airlines Boeing 737-900ER plane takes off from Los Angeles International airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. The handwriting on the note was being analysed to see if it matched with any other such notes, which are periodically found on aircraft, one of the sources said. Read More »

Trump and Kim's handshake analyzed around the world


Moon Jae-in, South Korea's president, said after the meeting had started: "Perhaps the minds of our people are on Singapore ". "For long-time Korea-watchers, seeing the first-ever handshake and meeting between a sitting USA president and North Korean leader is already momentous". Read More »

Tesla Autopilot update to include first 'full self-driving features'


Elon Musk , Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Tesla , has disclosed that the latest version of Autopilot will begin rolling out in August, which will authorize the fully autonomous capabilities of Tesla vehicles. The driver did not have his hands on the wheel. Among other factors, investigators are trying to determine how the car's camera, radar and ultrasonic sensors were working and what they were tracking. Read More »

Robert De Niro bleeped at Tony Awards for Trump F-bomb

Actor Robert De Niro took the stage at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards Sunday night to introduce his friend Bruce Springsteen - but his introduction took a slight detour. "Our country is led by a president who believes he can make up his own truth". " Harry Potter ", a record-setting $69 million two-part production set 19 years after the last of J.K. Read More »

Kim Jong Un goes for surprise nighttime walk ahead of summit


Trump had earlier tweeted about "excitement in the air!" "I believe we're going to have a terrific success or a modified success", Trump said during a press conference last week with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore . Traffic was held up in the steamy midday sun and scores of bystanders were penned in by police when Trump went to meet Lee. Read More »

Burger joints start social "beef" with "IHOB"

The company encouraged customers to guess what the "b" would stand for, but not many were guessing burgers . " IHOP changed their name to IHOB for BURGERS, Nobody asked for this", one user wrote. IHOP first teased a name adjustment last week before finally revealing it Monday. The change seems to be part of a plan to capture business in the day and early evening, outside of IHOP's traditional strength in the morning hours. Read More »

Net Neutrality Repeal Ends Chances of Regulations


Last month, FCC chairman Ajit Pai said the retraction of net neutrality rules was needed to remove needless and onerous regulations. In the days of net neutrality , internet service providers were not allowed to block access to any website - unless that website was in breach of the law. Read More »

Elon Musk’s flamethrowers hit eBay with sky-high resale prices

While it may seem like just fun and games to some, people are already burning things down that should probably be avoided, and using the for-sure flamethrowers in ways that violate the terms of their purchase. Ahead of the original launch of the gun, he said: 'When the zombie apocalypse happens, you'll be glad you bought a flamethrower. The devices - priced at $500 - generated $10 million in sales for the company during its pre-sales earlier this year. Read More »

The Trump-Kim Summit: What You Need to Know

Days earlier, in the North Korean village of Panmunjom, negotiations between diplomats from Washington and Pyongyang stalled when North Korea's vice-foreign minister Choe Son-hui said that denuclearization "should not be on the table for the Singapore summit " - a demand that would nullify the meeting's objective from the White House's perspective. Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover moves Discovery production to Slovakia


In the short-term, more work than anticipated will move to JLR's new £1bn facility in Nitra , Slovakia, which is due to open at the end of the year. The move is likely to result in Britain's biggest auto maker cutting agency staff at the plant near Birmingham as part of a manufacturing shake-up which is due to take effect from early next year as the European site at Nitra comes on line. Read More »

Trump's Russia Idea Has Few Fans Across U.S. Political Spectrum


Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" "He is a thug using Soviet-style aggression to wage a shadow war against America, and our leaders should act like it", Sasse said . "Americans stand with you, even if our president doesn't". McCain's best friend and colleague in the Senate, South Carolina Sen. Navarro, the Trump trade adviser, said his harsh assessment of what "bad faith" Trudeau did with "that stunt press conference" on ... Read More »

Facebook Shared User Data With Select Companies


According to a report by The Wall Street Journal , Facebook came into agreement with certain companies including Royal Bank of Canada and Nissan Motors under a group of similar agreements which is known by the name of "Whitelists". Despite Facebook's policy changes and apologies from CEO Mark Zuckerberg following the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook continued to reel from new privacy-related revelations. Read More »

Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong


Members of the North Korean delegation arrive at St Regis hotel, ahead of the summit between the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump , in Singapore June 10, 2018. The G7 jolt comes as an unprecedented meeting between Trump and North Korea's Kim is scheduled for June 12 in Singapore , with investors also braced for a raft of other key events. Read More »

IBM Debuts the World’s Fastest Supercomputer


More powerful machine learning and neural-network capabilities would advance all these fields, and, presumably, Summit will lead the way. That would also mark the first time since 2012 that a USA -based supercomputer holds the top spot on that list. Read More »

Poundworld enters administration - Wrexham store to keep trading

The demise of Poundworld follows the collapse into administration earlier this year of both high street electronics firm Maplin and Toys R Us . After buyout firm Alteri Investors walked away from a rescue deal, Poundworld's owner TPG Capital last week said it was in talks with other potential buyers. Read More »

IHOP reveals what's behind the 'b' in name change to IHOb

Forbes lays out some reasons for why the company is making a drastic departure from its pancake identity. Though the restaurant may be dropping the "P" from its name, it promised that the pancakes on its menu aren't going anywhere and reassured skeptical followers that the name change was legitimately happening. Read More »

Poundworld on brink of collapse putting 5,300 jobs at risk


On Thursday the retailer, which has 5,000 staff, filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator. The company's management have said they are in talks with other potential buyers, and it is thought that Poundworld's founder, Chris Edwards, might take on the business. Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices cut for 11th consecutive day


Prices for petrol and diesel were reduced by 19-21 paise per litre and 15-16 paise per litre respectively in Delhi , Kolkata , Mumbai and Chennai on Monday. The prices in Delhi are the cheapest in all metros and most State capitals. High central and state government levies on petrol and diesel added to the burden on customers, who had to shell out nearly half of the cost they paid for a litre of fuel in taxes. Read More »

Coinrail Hack See's Markets Crash As $40 Million Stolen


That widens Bitcoin's losses for the year to 52 per cent. It did not give the value of the stolen coins but Yonhap News agency cited unnamed industry sources saying about coins worth about 40 billion won ($37 million) were lost. "Coinrail confirmed in its statement that the exchange is fully cooperating with a police investigation into the hacking, and that trading has been suspended for now". Read More »

EU Will Act Against US Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum: Merkel

Canada, and Trudeau, stabbed American in the back, they say. And Senator Edward Markey, a Democrat from MA and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Trump's proposal comes at a time he's clashing with Canada and other USA allies over trade. Read More »

Robert De Niro Says 'F-k Trump' Live at Tony Awards 2018


Neither Bareilles nor Groban have won a Grammy or a Tony despite selling millions of albums and appearing on Broadway. Then Ming-Na Wen presented the education award to Melody Herzfeld , the drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who kept her students safe during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida . Read More »

$315M Powerball Jackpot victor comes forward


This marks the second major lottery win in New Jersey this year. "I like the number", he said before buying the tickets. Souami, who is originally from Africa, is an accountant for a food importing company and wanted to make sure the more than 200 people he works with would be OK, he said. Read More »

Kia recalls over 500K vehicles due to faulty air bags


Kia Motors America is recalling 507,587 model year 2010-2013 Kia Fortes & Forte Koups, model year 2011-2013 Kia Optimas, and model year 2011-2012 Kia Optima Hybrids & Sedonas. Officials are also looking into whether vehicles made by other manufacturers might be affected. The Kia Sedona will have to head back as NHTSA reports that there is an issue with the sliding doors that might cause injuries to the driver or passenger. Read More »

Another lottery ticket worth $500000 sold in Thunder Bay


Nine Maxmillions tickets worth $1 million each were sold in Ontario, including in the London area, Mississauga, Ottawa, the Pembroke area, Toronto (two tickets), Whitby, Windsor and on The odds of matching all seven numbers between one to 49 on a $5 ticket to win the jackpot or the Maxmillions prize are over one in 28 million. Another lucky lotto victor in the Thunder Bay area is $500,000 richer following last week's Maxmillions draw. Read More »

IHOP to IHOB name change ‘dumbest’ move ever, brand experts warn


The tweet says ,"For 60 pancakin' years, we've been IHOP". What would the "b" stand for? Now, we're flippin' our name to IHOb. For now, the IHOP name remains on the chain's 1,671 restaurants across the country, including local outlets in Brainerd, Hixson, Fort Oglethorpe, Cleveland and Dalton, Georgia. Read More »

Trump plows into G-7 summit, facing foreign critics


Trudeau also said Canada would move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1 in response to tariffs on steel and aluminium imports into the USA from Canada, Mexico and European Union (EU) countries announced by Trump on May 31. Read More »