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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters as he meets with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House In Washington, U.S. August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to pressure the Federal Reserve and the central bank’s chairman to lower interest…
Apple, Google, and Mozilla are all taking action to block state surveillance of web users through their respective browsers… NordVPN The Kazakhstan government last month began intercepting all HTTPS internet traffic inside its borders. ZDNet explained how it was able to do so. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the local government to…
Better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue at Lowe's on Wednesday could be a turning point for the home improvement company that has lived for years in the shadow of its rival Home Depot, according to Oppenheimer & Co. retail analyst Brian Nagel.On CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Wednesday, moments after the strong before-the-bell results, Nagel said he…
LONDON (Reuters) - Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw with a key part in a move likely to trigger checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos worldwide, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: An Air France Airbus A380 airplane prepares to land…
A man may defecate with impunity on the streets of San Francisco. Should he choose to shoot heroin while using the citywide open-air john, the government will step in only to offer him a clean needle. Excremental and pharmacological waste litters the sidewalks of the once-Golden City. Environmental activists pay no heed. They have more…
Kyle Bass, chief investment officer of Hayman Capital Management LPPatrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCentral banks are just getting started with monetary easing, hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said, predicting that U.S. interest rates will keep falling and follow global interest rates all the way down to zero. "We're the only country that…
It was nearly a year and a half ago that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, standing onstage at the company’s annual developer conference, announced that the company would begin letting users sever the connection between their web browsing history and their Facebook accounts. After months of delays, Facebook’s Clear History is now rolling out in Ireland,…
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp on Tuesday voted to approve a five-agency revision of the post-crisis regulation known as the Volcker Rule.The tweak, if sanctioned by all regulators, would help clarify the way in which banks trade securities using their own funds, the ban of which was a key portion of legislation from the post-financial…
Canopy Growth (WEED)(CGC) was trading 3% higher early this morning after it announced the receipt of a key extraction license. The license is related to its Saskatoon facility, KeyLeaf Life Sciences.What does this mean for Canopy Growth?The extraction license could add key value-added recreational products, expanding the company’s margins. As a result, Canopy may be…
For first-time vapers, merely inhaling vape juice from an e-cigarette caused their blood vessels to constrict, stiffen, and circulate less oxygen.Mike Kemp/Getty ImagesSmoking isn’t good for you. But e-cigarettes, with their sleek, USB bodies and mango-flavored cartridges, promised a sweeter, safer future. No tar, no combustion, no problem. But that picture is getting more complicated.…