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by | December 20, 2018 | 16:38

Those comments appeared to be a bit too much for the president, who seemed to unfollow Coulter on Twitter as a result. Could the money raised from the GoFundMe page actually pay for the wall? That's what more than 13,000 people have done over the last two days, donating more than $800,000 to a GoFundMe campaign launched by Brian Kolfage , a veteran and triple amputee, which is well-timed given the news that Trump isn't likely to get the government to fund his wall anytime soon.

by | December 20, 2018 | 16:28

Canada, which became the world's first major country to fully legalize the recreational use of cannabis in October, is expected to approve cannabis-based products, including beverages and edibles in October 2019. The research will be spearheaded by Labatt Breweries of Canada, one of AB InBev's Canadian subsidiaries, and Toronto-based High Park Co., a Tilray subsidiary that develops and distributes cannabis goods.

by | December 20, 2018 | 15:30

CNN Business , which was present at the opening event, said trial tests had the auto moving at speeds of 35 miles per hour in the 1.14-mile long tunnel, but the concept worked. Loop resembles the Hyperloop but would be used for shorter distances that require slower speeds. Musk said that the advances his team has made in tunneling technology would increase the speed of boring underground by up to 15 times.

by | December 20, 2018 | 07:46

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged today to push ahead with his assertive policy agenda despite calls from Trump and others to allow more competition in China's economic system and cut support for state industries. "In 40 years, China has shifted from a largely agricultural nation with a planned economy to one that is poised to be a leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution".

by | December 20, 2018 | 07:26

Rober's 11-minute video details his six-month process to create a camera-equipped device that launches a multi-directional cascade of glitter and fart spray when a package is opened. The circuit board, which controls the device, complete with Global Positioning System locator and an accelerometer. To add insult to injury, the 38-year-old also added a "fart spray" dispenser to the prank.

by | December 20, 2018 | 06:57

This is not only about Facebook, but it's also going to affect the reputation of all these companies involved, even though most have already declined to be aware of or abusing the special access given by Facebook. The popular video streaming service said in 2014, it launched a feature that allowed users to recommend TV shows and movies to their friends through Facebook messenger, but the feature was shut down a year later because it was not popular.

by | December 20, 2018 | 06:56

The Canadian foreign ministry declared that a third Canadian citizen has been arrested in China, according to Canada's National Post newspaper. In Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said in a daily press briefing she was not aware of the new case.

by | December 20, 2018 | 05:57

Flights in and out of Gatwick Airport in London have been suspended after air traffic controllers received reports of two drones flying close to the airport. "Will refuel and return to Gatwick.we hope as our vehicle is parked at Gatwick". "All due to a Drone near the runway". The Airport later confirmed the problems were caused by two drones.

by | December 19, 2018 | 21:54

A stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan on November 13, 2018. Markets are bracing themselves for another tough day ahead, with bad news leading in and nervousness about a Federal Reserve rate-setting meeting ahead. Watch the major USA indexes trade in real time here. The Russell 2000 is down 33.64 points, or 2.4 percent. Britain's FTSE 100 shed 1.1 percent and France's CAC 40 dripped 1 percent lower.

by | December 19, 2018 | 16:56

Beijing ambassador Zhang Xiangchen, told the WTO the U.S. should work on WTO reform "through consultations on equal grounds". Zhang countered that by blocking the selection of judges, Washington was putting the system into paralysis. Chinese ambassador Zhang Xiangchen said Trump's tariff increases on steel and aluminum products were "based on dubious national security concerns" and blasted USA efforts to put WTO's appeals body "in paralysis".

by | December 19, 2018 | 16:54

The Times reviewed more than 200 pages of documents generated in 2017 by Facebook's automated partnership tracker. Moreover, it turns out that Facebook had developed a special tool that enabled turning access to private data on and off - even if the user had already disabled sharing.

by | December 19, 2018 | 14:52

But the spokesman did not provide further details, and did not suggest the detention was linked to the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou. Wu said on Tuesday Huawei was looking forward to " a just conclusion " in the case of Meng, who was arrested in Vancouver on Dec 1 after USA officials alleged Huawei was trying to use banks to evade sanctions against Iran and move money out.

by | December 19, 2018 | 10:52

Japan's ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index for 2018 nudged up to 110th among 149 nations from the previous year's record low of 114th among 144, but women's political and economic participation remained poor, according to the Swiss-based World Economic Forum (WEF) think tank.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:52

An entrance to a sample tunnel was shown publicly for the first time in this city near Los Angeles as the initial stage of Musk's project to revolutionize city traffic by zipping along below congested streets. "It's not like you're going through a whole series of stops". "The only way to solve this is to go 3D, for the transport system to match the living quarters", Musk said of solving the problem of traffic congestion in urban areas.

by | December 19, 2018 | 07:09

The amount each person receives will be based on longevity, but the average bonus is about $20,000 per full-time employee. "I love what I do and am committed to maintaining the independence of FloraCraft", he said. I didn't expect anything like that - and I'm very happy", one employee said, according to the release. The employees of FloraCraft have received a little something special in their Christmas stockings this year.

by | December 19, 2018 | 06:55

U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute CEO Karen Alderman Harbert on the outlook for oil prices. A dive for US equities added to the pressure on Monday as investors anticipated another interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve that could slow the economy.

by | December 19, 2018 | 05:08

Despite this broad holding (and clickbait headlines), employers should not expect to see any significant changes to the ACA in the near future. "While we are disappointed in the recent Northern District of Texas court's ACA ruling, we recognize that this is a first step in what will be a lengthy appeals process", the company said in a Monday statement .

by | December 18, 2018 | 22:25

At the scene, police said officers took the description of the suspect and stayed in the area. He returned to the restaurant shortly after - and this time a cop was waiting for him. Police said Clesido illegally got a $16,000 loan from the same bank on a previous date, and had warrants for his arrest out of Georgia. 'The suspect told police that he did offer Marijuana in exchange for food but that he did so as a joke.

by | December 18, 2018 | 18:25

Stop with the 50 B's. You don't have to go back too far for a time when market histrionics seem to have weighed on policy. "Take the Victory!" Trump wrote on Monday. Private economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal have tempered their expectations for the path of interest rates next year, and many foresee the Federal Reserve cutting rates starting in 2020.

by | December 18, 2018 | 13:23

President Xi Jinping vowed Tuesday to push ahead with China's "reform and opening up" but warned that no one can "dictate" what it does, as the Communist Party celebrated the policy's 40th anniversary. "They will see that as a success and of course we will hear plenty of words today by President Xi Jinping that the reforms that begun by Deng Xiaoping four decades ago are going to continue and deepen - yet really since Xi Jinping became president we have in many ways seen an nearly opposite ...