Archive for August, 2018

In Ohio, GOP is scrambling to avoid an embarrassing defeat in a seat the party has held for decades

President Donald Trump has injected himself into two high-stakes contests taking place on Tuesday, turning both into new tests of …Read the Rest

Robert Redford: Greatest film roles in pictures

A look back at Robert Redford’s career on screen, after he announced his retirement from acting. Source: BBC

Special election and primaries in four other states: What to watch

Tuesday marks the final special election before November, and a reliably Republican seat is once again at risk of switching …Read the Rest

Facebook denies seeking users' bank data

The social media giant responds to reports that it was asking major banks for financial transaction data. Source: BBC

Opinion: What the Ohio election can tell us

On Tuesday night, all eyes will be on the 12th Congressional District in Ohio. The district lies smack in the …Read the Rest

Saudi Arabia freezes new trade with Canada for urging activists' release

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada after Ottawa urged Riyadh to free arrested civil society activists, in …Read the Rest

Facebook, Apple remove most of U.S. conspiracy theorist's content

Facebook announced on Monday that it had removed four pages belonging to U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for “repeatedly posting …Read the Rest

Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Indra Nooyi, one of the world’s most influential businesswomen, has held the job for 12 years. Source: BBC

PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta to replace Indra Nooyi as CEO

PepsiCo Inc said on Monday Indra Nooyi would step down as its longtime chief executive officer, handing over the reins …Read the Rest

Tourists flee Indonesia's Lombok island after earthquake kills 98

Scenes of destruction greeted rescue workers across Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok on Monday, after an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 …Read the Rest