Step One: The intelligence official in charge of election security delivers the required briefing at a closed-door session of the House Intelligence Committee and informs the members of that committee that a) Russia has already engaged in interfering with the 2020 election, b) it is trying to sow dissension among Democrats, and c) the ultimate goal is to support Trump. Step Two: Republicans on that committee rush to Donald Trump, not to warn him about Russian interference but to complain that Democrats know about the interference. Trump responds by hauling in the acting director of national intelligence, raking him over the coals, and replacing him with a man whose entire skill set consists of making hate-tweets and promoting Russia. Step Three: Chaos. Only … not enough chaos.
At the start of an election campaign in which he might have been involved but for his Los Angeles Lakers contract, NBA great LeBron James has been told he has the 'influence' and 'impact' to become the United States President. Read Full Article at RT.com
Lionel Messi says that he will stay with Catalan giants Barcelona for the foreseeable future after reports suggested the Argentinian ace may wrangle for a move following a bust-up with director of football Eric Abidal. Read Full Article at RT.com
Despite its 4,000km border with China, Russia currently has no live reported domestic cases of the pathogen which has sent its neighbor into lock-down. Authorities clearly want to try and keep it that way. Read Full Article at RT.com
Tyson Fury claims to masturbate 7 times a day to raise testosterone and practice oral sex to strengthen his jaw in training. But can either give you an edge in a fight? RT Sport spoke to a sexologist to find out the truth. Read Full Article at RT.com
Protests against Ukrainians evacuated from Wuhan which descended into road blockades and clashes with police have drawn the ire of President Volodymir Zelensky, who said his nation has fallen back into the Middle Ages. Read Full Article at RT.com
Funded assets of the bank rose marginally to Rs 1.06 trillion in December 2019 from Rs 1.04 trillion a year ago
Standard gold in Mumbai's Zaveri bazaar rose to Rs 42,400 per 10gm in spot trade
Roberto Gómez Bolaños, a popular Mexican entertainer, would have been 91 years old today.
Foreign investors poured billions of dollars into the Russian economy last year, according to research from global accounting firm KPMG. Investors appreciated the country’s economic stability, it said. Read Full Article at RT.com
If this effervescent Austen adaptation is guilty of one thing, it's that it's too devoted to its source material.
Presidential candidates are paying social media influencers to spread political messages.
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After eBay, Visa, Stripe, and other high-profile departures, the Libra Association scored a win today with the addition of Shopify. The ecommerce platform will become a Libra Association member, contributing financially and operating a node that processes transactions for the Facebook-originated stable coin. Shopify stressed that helping merchants reduce fees and bringing commerce opportunities to […]
While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest results.
Robotics and automation tools are now foundational parts of warehouses and manufacturing facilities around the world. Unlike many other robotics and AI use cases, the technology has moved well beyond the theoretical into practice and is used by small suppliers and large companies like Amazon and Walmart. There’s no doubt that automation will transform every […]
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Autonomous air mobility company Volocopter has added to the Series C funding round it announced in September 2019. The German electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft maker announced €50 million ($54 million at today’s exchange rate) in funding at the time, and the C round has now grown to €87 million ($94 million) thanks […]
Last spring the FTC brought the hammer down on Office Depot to the tune of $35 million. The offense: tricking users into thinking their computers were infected with malware and charging for unnecessary […] The post Victims of Office Depot’s Fake Malware Scan Scam Get Paid appeared first on Geek.com.
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A flash flood hit hundreds of students and teachers who were hiking along a river on Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least six of the students, officials said. Five others were reported missing. The group of 250 junior high students was conducting scouting activities ...
Quarter Pounder with cheese (via McDonald's) It’s been a long week. You just want to go home, order take out, and curl up on the couch with the TV remote and a nice, 100-percent-fresh-beef-scented candle. McDonald’s sees you. The […] The post McDonald’s Now Sells Quarter Pounder-Scented Candles appeared first on Geek.com.
LONDON (AP) - ABritish woman who supported the Islamic State group pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to bomb St. Paul's Cathedralin London. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, from Middlesex in southeast England, admittedto the preparation of terrorist acts and dissemination of terrorist publications. She spoke at a hearing at Central London ...
Craspedotropis gretathunbergae (via Pierre Escoubas) Greta Thunberg has cemented her place in social history as a globe-trotting climate activist, two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Time Person of the Year, and Hulu documentary subject. Now, the teenager has earned […] The post Snail Species Threatened by Climate Change Named After Greta Thunberg appeared first on Geek.com.
(Photo Credit: geralt / Pixabay) Twitter is experimenting with adding colored labels to misinformation posted by politicians and public figures. The social network this week confirmed that a leaked demo of new features, first reported by NBC News, […] The post Twitter Tests Labeling, Correcting Politicians’ Misleading Tweets appeared first on Geek.com.
Shannon Sharpe reacts to Trae Young dropping 50 points in a win for the Atlanta Hawks over the Miami Heat and wonders what the ceiling is for the young star.
The Orlando Magic look to kick off the second half of the season with a win over Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks Friday.
Mercedes has come up with an innovative solution to change the toe angle of its front wheels. It uses a clever design that makes the alteration through the drivers pushing and pulling on the steering wheel.While that movement has prompted some to suggest it could cause safety issues, motor racing's governing body has said it is fully satisfied that there are no risks behind what Mercedes is ...Keep reading
The French manufacturer has stated that it is evaluating its options after the announcement in January that the new breed of IMSA Weather SportsCar Championship machinery will also be able to race for outright victory in the WEC from 2021/22.Jean-Marc Finot, boss of motorsport at Peugeot parent PSA, said: "Our reference for the programme is the hypercar regulations, but we are looking at the ...Keep reading
Citrone/Buhl Autosport is a partnership between Robert and Nick Citrone, and Tom and former IndyCar driver Robbie Buhl.Robert Citrone is founder of Discovery Capital Management and the largest minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and his son Nick is a data analytics coordinator for the Pittsburgh Penguins.Tom and Robbie own Buhl Sport Detroit, a motorsports marketing company that ...Keep reading
The St. Louis Cardinals open spring training play Saturday, Feb. 22, against the New York Mets, and fans can watch the game live on FOX Sports Midwest.