‘Rigged election’ goes from Trump complaint to campaign strategy

We don’t really know when the economy will get better, but there are three directions it could go. We break them down — and why the future of the largest economy in the world is virtually in the hands of Congress. “I don’t have any doubt that’s where he’s headed,” Pete Giangreco, a Democratic strategist who has worked on nine presidential campaigns, said of Trump’s effort to...

Global POS Machines Industry

Global POS Machines Market to Reach $150. 2 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for POS Machines estimated at US$75. 5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$150.New York, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global POS Machines Industry" - 2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 10.3% over...

Divers pull Paralympic hopeful’s prosthetic from ocean floor

LOS ANGELES -- When DeWalt Mix lost his prosthetic leg while paddle-boarding off the coast of Long Beach, the local Fire Department dove right in to try to retrieve it for him. When rescue divers couldn't find it on Sunday, Mix all but gave up hope of ever seeing it again. He figured it was ensconced on the bottom of the ocean, having taken with it any hope he had of competing in the javelin...

André Balazs’ plan to take Chateau Marmont private scorned by locals

A plan to convert the historic Chateau Marmont — a haunt for movie stars, rock legends, moguls and models — into a private club is being met with opposition from the Hollywood community and campaigners who are branding it “a cynical ruse” and a “bogus club.” Hotelier André Balazs said he hopes to convert the hotel on Sunset Boulevard to a members-only club by the end of the year....

Train engulfed in huge fire as Arizona bridge collapses

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday - Friday plus breaking news updates Emergency services are at the scene of a huge fire and bridge collapse in Arizona. Pictures show smoke billowing out of a train which has derailed at a collapsed bridge over Tempe Town Lake. Tempe Police and fire crews are at the scene. "Several roads are restricted near Tempe Town Lake and west of downtown...

Jeff Bezos’ Prepared Testimony Begins With A Story About Being Adopted : NPR

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is set to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel along with the chiefs of Apple, Facebook and Google. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is set to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel along with the chiefs of Apple, Facebook and Google. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The...

Popular TikTok stars to leave platform for rival app over data privacy concerns

TikTok influencer Josh Richards speaks at trade show CES in January. Richards along with other TikTok creators are planning to leave the platform for rival app Triller. (Tina Fekula)When Josh Richards first began posting lip-syncing videos as a high school freshman four years ago, he never imagined he would one day become a huge TikTok star. Since then, Richards, 18, has amassed more than 20...

Hanwha Defense unveils new family of future combat vehicles

Hanwha Defense Co. is claiming a revolution in track armored infantry fighting vehicle technology as part of its new Redback family. South Korean multinational defense and security company has rolled out two prototypes of the Redback armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to be delivered to the Australian Army. The delivery is taken under the Risk Mitigation Activity (RMA) contract in line with...

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jump 7.3% in June

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid 7.3% in June, the second big monthly gain as manufacturing tries to climb out of a spring slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemicBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics WriterJuly 27, 2020, 1:33 PM2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON -- Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid...

Coronavirus live news: US reports 5,000 deaths in five days as Australia sees record new cases | World news

The Hong Kong government is on the defensive over its extensive quarantine exemptions which have now been identified as driving much of the current outbreak. More than 1,400 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 this month – more than half of Hong Kong’s total infections in the coronavirus pandemic. Medical and testing systems in the city are overwhelmed. Hong Kong has had strict entry...