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White House-media relations at breaking point as Spicer searches for replacement

White House-media relations at breaking point as Spicer searches for replacement

Five months into Donald Trump’s presidency, White House-media relations are hanging by a thread.

The White House is facing daily criticism from the news media over its decision to reduce the frequency of press briefings and hold some of those …

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Finance
What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

First Look: Samsung’s Galaxy S8

Months before Apple could release a new iPhone that’s all screen, glorious screen, Samsung beat it to the punch.

Samsung (SSNLF) unveiled its latest smartphone on Wednesday, the Galaxy S8. The sleek phone’s standout features …

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Finance
Only sub-£40,000 zero-emissions cars are exempt from tax under new rules: Here are five of the best tax-free models you can buy

Only sub-£40,000 zero-emissions cars are exempt from tax under new rules: Here are five of the best tax-free models you can buy

Only zero emissions new cars are now exempt from having to pay car tax as part of a revised government strategy to limit pollution – or to increase revenue from motorists, depending on your point of view.

That means any …

by June 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Will Under Armour get a Steph Curry bump again?

Will Under Armour get a Steph Curry bump again?

5 stunning stats about Under Armour

The Golden State Warriors have won the NBA title for the second time in three years. And Under Armour, the athletic apparel company endorsed by Warriors’ star Steph Curry, is starting to once again

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Finance
The most dangerous part about killing Dodd-Frank

The most dangerous part about killing Dodd-Frank

Trump pledges ‘major haircut’ on bank regulations

Less than nine years after the Wall Street meltdown, the House of Representatives has voted in favor of gutting the post-crisis Dodd-Frank rules placed on big banks.

While the Financial Choice Act is …

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Finance
Trump ‘congratulates’ Turkey’s president on controversial referendum victory as Islamic leader takes sweeping powers and denounces West’s ‘crusader mentality’

Trump ‘congratulates’ Turkey’s president on controversial referendum victory as Islamic leader takes sweeping powers and denounces West’s ‘crusader mentality’

President Trump called Turkey’s Islamic president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on a controversial and contested referendum victory, sources in his palace said.

The referendum was on proposals to give the Turkish presidency massively enhanced powers, and bitterly divided …

by June 9, 2017 0 comments Finance
London attack: CCTV video shows terrorists laughing while planning atrocity at Ilford gym

London attack: CCTV video shows terrorists laughing while planning atrocity at Ilford gym

Footage has emerged of the London Bridge attackers laughing, joking and hugging as they plotted their rampage five days before the atrocity.

In CCTV footage obtained by The Times, the three men can be seen together outside a gym in …

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
Crisis torn metal trader on the brink: Noble Group founder sees £2bn stake collapse to just £44m

Crisis torn metal trader on the brink: Noble Group founder sees £2bn stake collapse to just £44m

The founder of crisis-torn oil and metals trader Noble Group has seen his £2billion stake in the company collapse as it fights for survival.

British tycoon Richard Elman, 77, set up the firm in Hong Kong in 1986 and turned …

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
The billion dollar war over maps

The billion dollar war over maps

The future of cars: Self-driving and electric

During a test drive near Ford’s Michigan headquarters, the team noticed something strange with its self-driving cars.

Each car shifted slightly at the same point in the lane "as if they were avoiding …

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Finance
CNN fires Kathy Griffin

CNN fires Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin apologizes for anti-Trump photo

Kathy Griffin will not be back as co-host of CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve program, the network announced Wednesday.

CNN’s decision comes one day after photos were released of Griffin that showed the comedian …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance