India joins Trump's trade war, announcing $241 million in tariffs
The Trump trade wars continue to expand, with India joining a host of other nations in imposing tariffs on the United States in retaliation for Donald Trump imposing tariffs on them. India is affected by Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs, and has announce
Paul Ryan laments how little time he has left to make poor people's lives more hellish
House Speaker Paul Ryan has a little over six months left before he retires from his current iteration in political life. What he's going to do with those six months concerns us all, because he is bound and determined to make poor people suffer, one way or an
Republicans have a more favorable view of North Korean dictator than of Democratic opposition leader
The Republican Party is now nothing more than a cult. A new Ipsos/Daily Beast poll finds that Republican voters are more likely to view North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un favorably than the American woman their party has demanded they hate, Democratic Rep. Nan
'The judicial branch has a problem.' Will the Senate step in to deal with sexual misconduct?
In December, Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski retired after more than a dozen women alleged sexual misconduct and harassment. Recriminations of a subtle sort followed: How could this have happened? Whose fault was it?
A January CNN investigation found th
The Los Angeles Clippers have a couple of intriguing draft picks coming up on Thursday, but they’re not enough to pry away the No. 2 overall pick from the Sacramento Kings.The Los Angeles Times’ Brad Turner reported on Monday that the Kings are not intere
What’s under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time
With augmented reality coming in hot and depth tracking cameras due to arrive on flagship phones, the time is right to improve how computers track the motions of people they see — even if that means virtually stripping them of their clothes. A new computer
New migrant rules could shutter some Maryland crab houses
BALTIMORE (AP) - Many Maryland crab houses expect to stay idle this summer after U.S. immigration officials approved additional migrant worker visas this month for only one picking house. The Baltimore Sun reports the H-2B visas for seasonal workers were awar
Aaron Donald is looking for at least $20 million per year
Aaron Donald‘s seen several players follow his 2017 example and hold out in pursuit of an extension, but the Rams defensive tackle remains at an impasse with his team. Specific demands have not come out like they have in many past holdouts, but a number ha
Report: Royals closer Kelvin Herrera traded to Nationals
One of baseball’s best relievers is on the move. According to a report, the Washington Nationals have acquired Kansas City Royals closer Kelvin Herrera. Jon Heyman of FRS noted that Kansas City will receive top prospects. Although Juan Soto and Victor Roble
Kelly Gruber axed from Canadian Hall of Fame events over apparent drunken episode
Former Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Kelly Gruber was recently called upon to be a “Pitch Talks” panelist at an event around last weekend’s Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame ceremonies. Things didn’t go well.Gruber was on hand to support friend a forme
New Zealand women footballers rebel against national coach
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Only weeks after New Zealand Football made headlines by signing a revolutionary equal pay deal with its female players, the organization is facing a mutiny by members of its women's team against the national coach.
‘Gaming disorder’ is officially recognized by the World Health Organization
Honestly, “gaming disorder” sounds like a phrase tossed around by irritated parents and significant others. After much back and forth, however, the term was just granted validity, as the World Health Organization opted to include it in the latest edition
SurveyMonkey has filed confidentially to go public
The IPO window continues to remain open as SurveyMonkey, which last raised money in 2014 at a $2 billion valuation, announced today that it has confidentially filed to go public. SurveyMonkey can file confidentially with the SEC through the JOBS act signed i
U.N. human rights head condemns U.S. child separation policy as 'unconscionable'
The Trump administration policy of arresting asylum seekers, forcibly separating those families and putting the children in detention camps is receiving international condemnation, with the United Nations high commissioner for human rights blasting the polic
'Blockchain-based system may offer one-stop solution for aged-care'
An Australian company has developed a blockchain-powered system which it says can help solve the biggest problems of the senior care sector that the traditional processes and systems have failed to resolve.
With the influx of Blockchain technology across the
The Bank for International Settlements in a report warned digital currencies like bitcoin could overwhelm and break the internet if they continue to grow.
The BIS, often described as the central bank for central banks, also warned, in a 24-page report publish
Bitcoin extortion case: Court declares ex-BJP MLA an absconder
A sessions court here today declared former BJP MLA Nalin Kotadiya an absconder in the multi-crore bitcoin extortion case being probed by the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID-Crime).
Additional sessions judge P G Tamakuwala declared Kotadiya a &la