- Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals - CNBC July 18, 2019Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals CNBCElizabeth Warren's new plan targets Wall Street and priva […]
- Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 crew, state media says - CNN July 18, 2019Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 crew, state media says CNNIran admits seizure of foreign tanker, 12 crew members in Strait of Hormuz Fox News […]
- 'An abomination': Jon Stewart blasts Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 victims bill - NBC News July 18, 2019'An abomination': Jon Stewart blasts Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 victims bill NBC NewsVictim compensation fund: Jon Stewart slams Rand Paul […]
- MPs for to recall parliament if suspended to stop no deal - The Sun July 18, 2019MPs for to recall parliament if suspended to stop no deal The SunBrexit: MPs back bid to block Parliament suspension BBC NewsBoris Johnson wafts a k […]
- Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist - New York Post July 18, 2019Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist New York Post Twelve arrested in Ayia Napa 'over alleged rape of British wo […]
- Sheikh Mohammed and Princess Haya say court case concerns their children July 18, 2019London high court to consider welfare of children, not divorce, statement says The imminent royal courtroom battle between Princess Haya of Jordan and her estranged husband, Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai, is a dispute over their children’s welfare, it has been revealed.In a highly unusual move, following extensive international publicity, the couple issued a statement on […]Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent
- Experts demand urgent removal of cladding on scores of tower blocks July 18, 2019Government’s fire safety advisers say high-pressure laminate panels should be removed ‘as soon as possible’More than 100 more tower blocks must be urgently stripped of combustible cladding panels in a significant widening of the fire safety crisis since the Grenfell Tower disaster.High-pressure laminate (HPL) panels, often made from compressed wood and paper and used to […]Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent
- Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism July 18, 2019Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after announcing a book with a […]Lanre Bakare
- UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts July 18, 2019Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient have collapsed by almost 85%, according to new government data.The report, published on Thursday, shows that the number of energy efficiency upgrades undertaken […]Jillian Ambrose
- What I felt when I passed the benefits test | Frances Ryan July 18, 2019My disability hasn’t changed – even so, I’m subject to invasive questioning to get the money I need. For many, it’s even worseCan you be lucky if you get something you deserve? I felt lucky last week as I read the letter informing me I’d been awarded personal independence payments (Pip). Like a couple of […]Frances Ryan
- All employers could be forced to offer staff flexible working hours July 18, 2019Helen Whately's Flexible Working Bill would make flexible working the default in the UK, replacing the current system in which workers have to request it after six months (stock photo).
- Schoolboy, 14, collapses and dies after falling in the mud during end of term trip to an assault ... July 18, 2019The teenager was taking part in an end-of-school day trip to Camelot Events in Beare Green, Surrey where he died while he and classmates tackled the adventure park's two-hour assault course.
- Jeffrey Epstein's pilot poses in front of his $80M fleet of planes as new pics of Lolita jet emerge July 18, 2019Jeffrey Epstein's pilot Larry Visoski has flown him for 20 years. He has photos showing off the billionaire's planes, including the Lolita Express, as DailyMailTV obtained new photos of its updated interior.
- Trump says 'I was not happy' when fans chanted 'Send her back!' at Ilhan Omar July 18, 2019'I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,' he said, referring to a moment when 8,000 screaming fans yelled for Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar to return to her native Somalia.
- No, coffee does NOT give you cancer - but it doesn't prevent it either, study finds July 18, 2019Afters of scientific disagreement over whether a coffee causes cancer or protects you from cancer, a University of Queensland study of over 316,000 Britons found the drink does neither.
Nintendo Switch Lite, MacBook refresh
– (01:16) Apple announced new MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs, but the old MacBook is going away and that is an opportunity for change according to Raymond Wong from Mashable.
– (14:39) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica talks about the sacrifices that Nintendo made to bring the Switch Lite to release.
– (20:54) Facebook is striking deals behind the scenes to bring exclusive VR versions of Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell to the Oculus catalog.
– (23:48) Google made a change to its Stadia FAQ that reveals a bit more about what game ownership on the cloud platform actually means.
– (28:52) CNET’s Dan Ackerman talks about Amazon’s upcoming Prime Day, some of the deals that can be found, and how to get in on the action even if you aren’t a Prime member.
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