Protestors threw milkshakes containing ‘quick-drying cement’ as far-left and far-right groups clashed in Portland, according to police

Protestors threw milkshakes containing ‘quick-drying cement’ as far-left and far-right groups clashed in Portland,...

The Portland Police tweeted Saturday night that they had received reports that "some of the milkshakes thrown" during demonstrations from far-left and far-right groups in downtown Portland "contained quick-drying cement," and encouraged anyone "hit with a substance" to report it. Fighting between demonstrators and counter-protestors broke out in Portland on Saturday between members of far-right…
Video shows physical scuffle between Trump’s new press secretary and North Korean aides

Video shows physical scuffle between Trump’s new press secretary and North Korean aides

Stephanie Grisham, the newly appointed White House press secretary got into a scuffle with North Korean aides Sunday just outside a room where President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were set to meet in front of the press. A video of the incident shows Grisham inside Freedom House in the country's…
The Twitter account for Megan Rapinoe’s brand appeared to be taken over by a pro-Trump troll amid the players barbs with the president

The Twitter account for Megan Rapinoe’s brand appeared to be taken over by a...

A Twitter account for the personal brand of United States Women's National Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe appeared to be briefly taken over Saturday after the midfielder traded public barbs with President Donald Trump. Some Twitter users spotted @therapinoebrand, an account for the player's branded merchandise, appeared as a page boasting for Trump. The brand's handle…
These are the acquisitions that have made Amazon the giant it is today

These are the acquisitions that have made Amazon the giant it is today

When Jeff Bezos founded in July 1994, Amazon was simply an online bookstore. 25 years later, the company's focus has shifted considerably and it's opened up to an array of different goals. Given the multitude of sectors the Seattle-based tech giant is involved today, it's actually somewhat difficult to pinpoint exactly what Amazon is as…
Newark International Airport closed for second time in two weeks after another United flight emergency

Newark International Airport closed for second time in two weeks after another United flight...

Newark Liberty Airport was closed temporarily Saturday morning after an "emergency" situation that shut down departures and arrivals at the airport. The New Jersey airport tweeted that as of 9 a.m. local time, an "airport emergency" had stalled all flights and passengers should check with their airlines before beginning their travel. This is the second…
How the ‘Jio effect’ brought millions of Indians online and is reshaping Silicon Valley and the internet

How the ‘Jio effect’ brought millions of Indians online and is reshaping Silicon Valley...

The "Jio effect" is little known outside India, but it's already reshaping the way Silicon Valley does business. The phenomenon is named after the arrival of Reliance Jio, a mobile network operator that launched in 2016 with extremely cheap data plans. The network was founded by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, and the telco went from…
Trump’s rebranding of DC’s July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump’s stage

Trump’s rebranding of DC’s July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White...

President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that, according to new reports, will feature a cordoned-off area for dignitaries, family, and friends only accessible to those with White House-distributed tickets. The administration-approved attendees will occupy the area from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to midway along the…
Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here’s how experts think Trump and Xi’s trade truce will play out.

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here’s how...

The trade war between the US and China has been full of surprises and reversals, but late Friday the two sides reached a "truce" that was widely expected. US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are giving their teams more time to negotiate. The tariffs they've announced over the year remain in place,…
The sleeping habits of the 2020 Democratic candidates raise some serious red flags

The sleeping habits of the 2020 Democratic candidates raise some serious red flags

In a recent New York Times story, several prominent Democrats running for president spoke of how little they sleep. As one might expect, many were a bit noncommittal in their answers, saying variations of "it depends," or taking the Jay Inslee route of spouting a campaign line rather than answering the question. But the general…
Mark Shuttleworth sold a tech startup he built in his garage for $575 million and used the money to visit space

Mark Shuttleworth sold a tech startup he built in his garage for $575 million...

Mark Shuttleworth may not be the most famous South African tech entrepreneur in the world, but he has achieved something that Musk is yet to experience: a trip to space. The 45-year-old left this planet in 2002 on a "crazy" mission which we will come to later. Since then, he has established open source software…

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