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VW sees steady profits in 2018 results

1 day ago from Physorg

German car giant Volkswagen on Friday reported steady operating profit and rising revenues in 2018, but said its "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal again inflicted one-off costs of 3.2 billion euros...

Nike smart sneakers experience connection issues days after release, users report

1 day ago from Physorg

Sometimes, seemingly promising futuristic products don't launch without a hitch. Customers who purchased Nike's brand-new Adapt BB smart sneakers have reported experiencing this firsthand.

Pakistan would answer India aggression with 'full force', army general says

1 day ago from UPI

Pakistan says it would respond with "full force" if India moves against it militarily amid tensions stemming from last week's terrorist attack in Kashmir.

Watch: Dog rescued from spare tire predicament in California

1 day ago from UPI

Firefighters in California cut through a spare tire to rescue a dog who managed to get his head stuck in the middle of the object.

Woody Allen may film new movie in Spain

1 day ago from UPI

Woody Allen is reportedly scouting Basque Country after re-teaming with Spanish production company Mediapro on his next film.

Reba McEntire turned down 'Titanic' role during tour

1 day ago from UPI

Reba McEntire passed on playing Molly Brown, a part that went to Kathy Bates, in the 1997 blockbuster movie "Titanic."

British investigators drop probes on Rolls-Royce, GSK

1 day ago from Physorg

Britain's Serious Fraud Office on Friday dropped major investigations into engineering firm Rolls-Royce and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline in a move condemned by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International.

Oil trades higher on U.S.-China talks optimism

1 day ago from UPI

Crude oil futures traded higher Friday amid renewed optimism that the United States and China could make progress in trade talks, analysts said.

In hives, graduating to forager a requirement for social membership

1 day ago from Physorg

It is a classic coming-of-age story, in many ways.

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo discards Kyrie Irving, jams on three Celtics

1 day ago from UPI

Giannis Antetokounmpo elevated for a big-time jam while surrounded by three defenders during the Milwaukee Bucks' win against the Boston Celtics.

Top German court backs VW owners in 'dieselgate' opinion

1 day ago from Physorg

Germany top court on Friday backed Volkswagen owners' claims against the firm over cars rigged to cheat regulatory emissions tests, in an opinion that could guide lower courts' rulings.

How criminals are using the low-interest credit card scam to steal your identity

It starts with what sounds like a promising phone call: For a one-time fee, you can lower the interest rate on your credit card. But the person on the other...

Cyberspy agency says networks are protected as U.S issues Huawei warning

Government and cyber security officials are insisting that Canada already has restrictions in place to protect sensitive information as a top Trump official warns the U.S. won't share information with...

Disabled people more likely to be victims of crime

1 day ago from Physorg

The Morrison government has finally agreed to a royal commission into the abuse of people living with disability – if the states get on board.

WWE's Roman Reigns to give update on leukemia battle on Raw Monday

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WWE superstar Roman Reigns is set to give fans an update on his battle with leukemia on Raw Monday.

Study: Banning criminal conviction questions on job applications increases hiring of ex-prisoners

1 day ago from Physorg

Efforts to ban such questions show promise to ease re-entry into workforce for increasing number of Americans with criminal histories

In making banks less risky for consumers, the Dodd-Frank Act produced mixed results at best, study finds

1 day ago from Physorg

The Dodd-Frank Act, enacted in 2010 to promote economic stability and protect consumers in response to the 2008 global financial crisis, is showing mixed results, according to a new study...

House Democrats to raise bill Friday to stop Donald Trump's border wall 'emergency'

1 day ago from UPI

House Democrats will introduce a bill Friday to kill the emergency declaration from President Donald Trump that seeks to build the border wall without approval from Congress.

YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers

1 day ago from Physorg

YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for encouraging conspiracies on the video-sharing network. But rarely does it score...

BMW, Daimler to invest 1 bn euros in joint carsharing scheme

1 day ago from Physorg

German auto giants BMW and Daimler said Friday they would invest one billion euros ($1.1 billion) in combining and extending their carsharing schemes DriveNow and Car2Go, in future offering a...

Could this off-the-grid technology be the future of electricity?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at an off-grid power company, driving an electric car in winter and Trump's influence on the Green New Deal.

Under fire Huawei and foldable screens in focus at top mobile fair

1 day ago from Physorg

Phone makers will focus on foldable screens and the introduction of blazing fast 5G wireless networks at the world's biggest mobile fair starting Monday in Spain as they try to...

Baidu profit falls but revenue beats expectations

1 day ago from Physorg

Leading Chinese internet search provider Baidu has announced a 50 percent plunge in net profit for the fourth quarter but revenue beat expectations on growth in its core search business...

Pinterest files confidentially for stock listing: report

1 day ago from Physorg

Pinterest, the online "visual discovery" service which claims some 250 million users, has filed confidentially for a stock market listing, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Trump administration ends fuel efficiency talks with California

2 days ago from UPI

The Trump administration announced Thursday that it would cease discussions with California over future vehicle fuel-efficiency standards.

Equilibrium: When does one of the central ideas in economics work?

2 days ago from Science Daily

Many situations in economics are complicated and competitive. New research raises the question of whether many theories in economics may suffer from the very fundamental problem that the key behavioral...

Coast Guard lieutenant detained; prosecution given 2 weeks to find domestic terrorism charges

2 days ago from UPI

A Maryland district judge ordered a Coast Guard lieutenant suspect of planning a large-scale terrorist attack detained prior to trial.

Huawei founder: "5G is not an atomic bomb"

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Chinese tech giant, Huawei, has been at the forefront of 5G – the latest generation of mobile technology that's faster, smarter and more powerful than today's current iteration. They’ve secured...