Thousands of Pakistanis fed up with political leaders they say are corrupt and indifferent rallied in the Pakistani capital, as the cleric who organized the rally called for the government to resign. (Jan. 14)
Amid a series of tweets ranging from the NFL to healthcare, President Donald Trump also made an announcement: Stephen Curry’s White House invitation was withdrawn. “Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!” Trump tweeted Saturday morning.
Ivanka Trump defended her stepmother in an interview with Dr. Oz that aired Thursday evening. “I think Melania is an elegant, confident, poised woman, and I think talking about her fashion choices objectifies her, and it’s just inappropriate,” the first daughter said. The previous day, Melania Trump’s fashion choices were the subject of intense social media scrutiny after a speech denouncing bullying at the United Nations luncheon, with users likening her dress to a “pink hot air balloon” and pointing to its $3,000 price tag.
As companies try to understand consumer behavior, data scientists are in high demand. Boasting a median base salary of $110,000 and a job-satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data scientist was ranked No. 1 on the “Best Jobs in America” list in 2016 and 2017 based on the number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction. It was followed by devops engineers ($110,000 a year) — which combines development, testing and operations — data engineers ($106,000 a year), tax managers ($110,000 a year) and analytics managers ($112,000 a year). And the No. 1 skill most in demand for data scientists? The programming language Python (sought after in 72% of Glassdoor job postings), followed by R (64%),
It’s hard to know what special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation is doing, but it’s clear that it’s going quickly. “We don’t want it to be spread out,” says Solomon Wisenberg, who was second-in-command in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation into President Bill Clinton. It initially began as a look into Clinton’s financial dealings with the Whitewater property company, but ended up exposing sordid details of an affair between the president and a White House intern.
Former Lt. Gov. of New York Betsy McCaughey discusses reports that the new GOP effort to overhaul ObamaCare will not pass the Senate since Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he would not support the bill.
Dozens of students interrupted a speech made by former FBI director James Comey at the 150th opening convocation of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Video footage from the scene Friday shows Comey attempting to speak to the audience amid considerable
Apple’s iPhone 8 has hit store shelves, giving customers the option to get one of the company’s latest and greatest smartphones right now. After all, Apple’s AAPL iPhone X is a major upgrade over last year’s iPhone 7, delivering a glass and stainless steel design, a screen that covers its face, and a new Face ID feature for scanning faces and verifying purchases. Apple has even called iPhone X the “future” of smartphones.
Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Warren Buffett discussed his decision to invest in Apple and not Google at length at this year’s annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting (you can find insights from the meeting here: 10 Insights from the Berkshire Hathaway Weekend).
Millions of people, roughly 143 million Americans, were affected by the Equifax EFX, +6.91% data breach. And some of those millions were retirees. The internet is filled with advice today about what consumers should do now. But are there things that retirees should do or consider to protect their identity that are different from those not yet retired? “Yes, retirees need to take extra steps to protect their life savings,” said Elizabeth Loewy, general counsel and senior vice president of industry relations at EverSafe, an identity theft protection service. Comprehensive freeze your credit Others agree. “(The Equifax breach) is an indication that you are only as safe as the places that hold your
When you start a romantic relationship, you go in with some idea that you and this person could go the distance — otherwise why would you waste your time? Everyone wants to find the perfect formula to make a relationship last forever, but because every couple is different, a formula doesn’t quite exist. Therapist Kimberly Hershenson told INSIDER what she feels long-lasting relationships have in common.
Two child care workers from Florida were arrested after video showed them taunting and throwing objects at an 8-year-old autistic boy. Kaderrica Smith, 26, and Alexus Henderson, who was 19 at the time, were fired from their jobs at Our Children’s of Winter Haven in Winter Haven, Fla., according to Winter Haven Police. Smith was charged with battery and child abuse, and Henderson was charged with child neglect. The 3-minute video, which was also posted on Snapchat, showed a worker throwing shoes and a backpack at the young boy while he is under a table crying, according to police.
Taco Bell is cutting out the middle man. The chain, often heralded as a favorite late night stop of people who have been tying one on, has announced plans to open between 300 and 350 “Cantina” style locations, which will sell boozy concoctions ranging from beer and wine to margaritas and other alcohol-infused slushies. The stores will roll out in big cities, like Detroit, Boston and Pittsburgh (and a whopping 50 locations in New York City) between now and 2022.
The demonstration is the latest of several since Friday, when a judge acquitted former police officer Jason Stockley, who is white, of fatally shooting a 24-year-old black man, Anthony Lamar Smith. Protest organizer Cori Bush said people of many races are upset and angry about the treatment of blacks in St. Louis. Jennifer Sherer, a demonstrator from St. Louis, said the city remains badly segregated.
Like many high school seniors, Indira Marquez Robles thinks a lot about her future. Marquez Robles is a beneficiary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, an Obama-era program that has shielded over 700,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, allowed them to get work permits and Social Security numbers, travel abroad and obtain a driver’s license. Marquez Robles missed that cutoff by 16 days.
Several towns in northwest Puerto Rico are being evacuated amid growing fears that the Guajataca Dam will soon collapse. The warning was issued as emergency crews race to bring power back to the island after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria.
FBN’s Charlie Gasparino explains why special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia meddling may be stalling, after groundbreaking reports this week that the Department of Justice had approved a wiretap for Paul Manafort.
The Arora Report published a “sell” signal on Apple’s stock before the iPhone 8 and iPhone X launch. At the time, Apple AAPL, -0.98% was trading around $164. Please see “Investors who recently bought Apple’s stock should consider locking in profits.” Now that that call has proven to be correct, I am being asked by investors: “How low will Apple go?” Let’s explore that question with the help of two charts. Please click here for a short-term chart of Apple stock. Please click here for a long-term chart of Apple stock. Read: Apple’s ‘short-term pain’ sets stock up for long-term gain Please note the following from the charts: • The short-term chart shows the gap that occurred after Apple reported
Meg Whitman licks her goggles, steps up to the ledge, places one hand on the concrete, and hurls herself, pencil-straight, into the turquoise-blue water. It’s 7 a.m. at the outdoor community pool in Menlo Park, Calif., where the CEO has been swimming almost every morning since January 2011—just after she lost the race for California governor, just a few months before she took over Hewlett-Packard at the darkest point in its history.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has responded to President Donald Trump’s speech on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly. Two days later, Trump issued an executive order expanding the Treasury Department’s ability to target anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea and to ban them from the U.S. financial system. In response, a statement by Kim Jong Un was released by KCNA, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency.
When Melanie Lockert graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 2006, she had more than a degree in theater — she had $23,000 in student-loan debt. With $13,000 left to pay on her undergraduate loans, she had to choose whether to keep working and pay them off or take out $58,000 more in student loans to pay for graduate school. Despite her low pay, Lockert did figure out how to get out of debt.
Mrs. Trump was heard telling the prince that she had just arrived on a flight from Washington, her first solo trip outside of the United States as first lady. It was also her first time meeting the prince, the White House said. The first lady also planned to meet Saturday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, address the nearly 100 U.S. athletes participating in the weeklong Invictus Games and attend the opening ceremony before returning to the White House.
From Mike Burnick: Our Edelson Institute cycles forecasts are right on — again. More recently, they nailed the gold price correction underway. Just look at what’s happened in the last few trading sessions: Gold hit a three-week low after this week’s Fed meeting.
A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, which is beginning to look more likely, is certain to help the bottom line of both telecommunications companies, but their customers may not be so lucky. The cost of wireless service in the U.S. has fallen 13% in the past year, according to the Labor Department. “I think unlimited is the future,” says Jeff Kagan, a telecom industry analyst.
Several athletes, including a handful of NFL players, have refused to stand during “The Star-Spangled Banner” to protest of the treatment of blacks by police. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started the trend last year when he played for the San Francisco 49ers, hasn’t been signed by an NFL team for this season.
While crude oil bottomed out early last year below $30 a barrel and is now in the low $50s, the market isn't in recovery mode just yet. As a result, investors still have the chance to buy oil stocks at rock-bottom prices in hopes of scoring big gains when the cycle finally turns higher. While that rising tide should lift the entire industry, we think ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO), and Encana (NYSE:ECA) offer some of the most compelling opportunities for upside. That's because all three can thrive at current prices, which makes them all the more likely to produce top-tier returns when crude turns higher. Still trading at a historic discount Tyler Crowe (ExxonMobil): Wall Street