It looks like China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority

It looks like China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority

Chinese regional authorities recently laid out the kind of speech suppression that Google will likely have to facilitate for the country’s persecuted Muslim ethnic minority to launch its new product in China. Authorities in Xinjiang, a region in western China, on Tuesday, passed new local laws demonstrating how officials should root out banned speech to…

It looks like the UK has bounced back from its economic slump — but it is still headed for its worst year since the financial crisis

It looks like the UK has bounced back from its economic slump — but it is still headed for its worst year since the financial crisis

The British economy may finally have gotten itself out of the deep rut it entered at the end of 2017, but it still looks to be headed for its worst year since the financial crisis in terms of pure economic growth. Figures from the Office for National Statistics likely expanded 0.7% in the three months…

The US looks like the third-wheel after North Korea and South Korea agree to take steps toward denuclearization

The US looks like the third-wheel after North Korea and South Korea agree to take steps toward denuclearization

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to make several steps toward denuclearization to promote „a land of peace” after their summit in Pyongyang on Wednesday. Kim and Moon signed a document called the September Pyongyang Joint Declaration, which offered more specifics than previous agreements had, in front of…

It looks like ‚Y2K all over again’ for stocks as evidence of an imminent crash continues to pile up

It looks like ‚Y2K all over again’ for stocks as evidence of an imminent crash continues to pile up

As stock market valuations have swelled to within striking distance of all-time highs, many experts have been hesitant to compare the situation to the tech bubble. Not Leuthold Group. In fact, to those at the Minneapolis-based firm, the comparisons keep piling up. Leuthold’s latest observation comes from recent research, titled „Y2K All Over Again?” The…

It looks like Facebook is working on a singing talent show feature for its app

It looks like Facebook is working on a singing talent show feature for its app

Engineer Jane Manchun Wong said the feature reminded her of a „Black Mirror” episode. Netflix Facebook has been developing a feature for its app which allows people to compete in a singing talent-show format. Engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who has a track record of uncovering upcoming features by reverse-engineering code , spotted the in-development feature,…

Rowing looks for new fans with Power8s

Rowing looks for new fans with Power8s

Mark Hunter (left, with Zac Purchase) won a silver medal in the 2012 Olympics and is attached to the London team Power8 Sprints Venue: Bristol Harbour Date: Sunday, 22 July Coverage: 14:30-17:00 BST – BBC Sport website, Sport app & connected TV British Rowing is hoping its new short-course event in Bristol this Sunday will…

It looks like the 5 people still stuck in the Thai caves will have to wait until tomorrow for rescue

It looks like the 5 people still stuck in the Thai caves will have to wait until tomorrow for rescue

Some of the boys rescued from a cave were moved from a military helicopter to an awaiting ambulance at a military airport in Chiang Rai, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Four members of the Thai soccer team stuck in a flooded cave complex are still stranded there, along with their coach, and will have to wait at…

Trump looks prepared to kick off a trade war with the European Union

Trump looks prepared to kick off a trade war with the European Union

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) walks past French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on his way to his spot for a family photo during the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from…

It looks like 3 of the biggest issues in Michael Cohen’s case are going to be addressed in his next hearing

It looks like 3 of the biggest issues in Michael Cohen’s case are going to be addressed in his next hearing

Michael Avenatti and Michael Cohen. AP Images We now have a pretty solid idea of what is going to be addressed during Michael Cohen’s upcoming court date on Wednesday. The US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York filed a joint letter Friday with the lawyers for Cohen, President Donald Trump, adult-film star…

EU looks to avoid US-Iran sanctions

EU looks to avoid US-Iran sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, says the EU has a duty to protect its businesses The EU is to begin reviving legislation that will allow European companies to continue doing business with Iran, despite US sanctions. The so-called „blocking statute” was introduced in 1996 to circumvent US sanctions…