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Consumers Energy asks customers to lower thermostats after utility explosion

Consumers Energy asks customers to lower thermostats after utility explosion Consumers Energy also sent a text alert about the natural gas reduction to customers' cell phones on Wednesday, the Detroit Free Press reports , and CEO Patti Poppe addressed customers on Facebook Live Wednesday night, when temperatures in Detroit remained well below zero. [Full Article...]

Carlos Ghosn Suggests He’s The Victim Of A Coup From Nissan

Carlos Ghosn Suggests He’s The Victim Of A Coup From Nissan Volkswagen's deliveries rose 0.9 percent to a record 10.83 million past year, including its MAN and Scania heavy trucks, the German company said earlier this month. He is also charged with aggravated breach of trust for having transferred to Nissan personal losses worth 1.85 billion yen from his private asset management company in 2008, and have the company pay $14.7 million to Khaled al-Juff... [Full Article...]

Normal deliveries for USPS customers in St. Joseph area

Normal deliveries for USPS customers in St. Joseph area Normally, rain, ice and snow don't stop the United States Postal Services' mail carriers. Deliveries were suspended out of concern for the safety of USPS employees. All of Minnesota will have feel-like temperatures Wednesday morning ranging between minus-32 and minus-56 degrees. We can expect wind chills as low as 40 below zero. [Full Article...]

USA imposes sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA

USA imposes sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA It comes amid fears of a US-backed coup to overthrow Maduro's government - something that could have prompted the movement of such large amounts of gold overseas. Many people are going hungry, while inflation has skyrocketed and left basic goods unaffordable. Maduro also criticized the U.S. government as "childish" in conducting its foreign policy after U.S. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to negotiate with 'US-backed Opposition'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to negotiate with 'US-backed Opposition' White House national security adviser John Bolton on January 29 warned of "serious consequences for those who attempt to subvert democracy and harm Guaido". Gustavo Tarre, Venezuela's new pro-Guaido representative to the Organization of American States, rejected the coup accusation and cast doubt on the staying power of Maduro's regime, saying no one would defend him to the death. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation slams 'illegal' United States sanctions on Venezuelan oil

Russian Federation slams 'illegal' United States sanctions on Venezuelan oil Ruling left-wing SYRIZA party issued its own statement last week in which it expressed support for "the legitimate President" Maduro. The United States, Brazil and some other countries have recognized Guaido's presidency, with U.S. The administration is using "a scalpel, rather than a meat ax", he said in an email. Details of the sanctions are scheduled to be released shortly. [Full Article...]

Dutch Prime Minister schools English reporter on the Irish border and backstop

Dutch Prime Minister schools English reporter on the Irish border and backstop The Brexit process has grown increasingly surreal since Parliament rejected May's divorce deal two weeks ago, leaving Britain lurching toward a cliff-edge "no-deal" departure from the bloc on March 29. ET. Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow will announce Tuesday which amendments have been selected for debate and vote. Appealing for MPs to back her amendment, Cooper had said it offer... [Full Article...]

Apple opens new chapter as iPhone sales fall and stock sinks

Apple opens new chapter as iPhone sales fall and stock sinks Quarterly revenue in Greater China was $13.1 billion, down from almost $18 billion one year ago. Analysts, meanwhile, were anticipating revenue to fall in the $84 billion range with EPS somewhere around $4.17. It ultimately forced Apple to delay Mac Pro sales for several months, according to the report. That would be a year-over-year decline of about 4 percent. [Full Article...]

The US Justice Department just unveiled 23 criminal charges against Huawei

The US Justice Department just unveiled 23 criminal charges against Huawei Video of the press conference is also available below. The charges against Meng and Huawei cite stories from Reuters in 2012 and 2013 that said Huawei's Skycom unit had sought to sell goods to Iran in violation of US laws. The two court cases against Huawei come as the Trump administration has pushed a trade war against China, imposing tariffs on a number of goods. Whitaker said these we... [Full Article...]

USA charges China's Huawei with bank fraud

USA charges China's Huawei with bank fraud Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at a parole office in Vancouver, British Columbia last month. The Justice Department also charged that when Huawei became aware of the US investigation in 2017, the company's American affiliate tried to obstruct that work by trying to move witnesses with knowledge about Huawei's Iran-based business back to China, where FBI agents could not in... [Full Article...]

United States hits 'corrupt' Venezuela oil firm PDVSA with sanctions

United States hits 'corrupt' Venezuela oil firm PDVSA with sanctions On Saturday, Venezuela's military attaché in Washington , Col. José Luis Silva Silva said he stands with Guaido. The European Union demanded speedy elections and U.S. "Remember all those consulates that were going to close?" "I order you not to repress the people". The United States will issue temporary licenses to ensure US, Caribbean and European refineries that rely on Venezuelan crude c... [Full Article...]

Huawei flags 5G smartphone coming to MWC

Huawei flags 5G smartphone coming to MWC The move follows continued pressure from the USA to prevent the use of Huawei equipment in broadband and telecoms networks. Huawei had already seen the arrest of the daughter of the firm's founder in and United States efforts to blacklist the company internationally over security concerns. [Full Article...]

Mulvaney: Trump is ‘really prepared’ to shut down the government despite outrage

Mulvaney: Trump is ‘really prepared’ to shut down the government despite outrage Mulvaney said on Sunday he believed Trump is willing to shut down the government again if he does not reach a deal with Congress on border security. Mulvaney wouldn't directly answer whether Trump would take less than $5.7 billion, but indicated the president was willing to negotiate. Trump has seemed flummoxed by the challenge to his authority of a powerful, self-assured woman, his approval... [Full Article...]

White House: Trump is OK with second shutdown over border wall

White House: Trump is OK with second shutdown over border wall Trump may be trying to say it's just a different step in the negotiations, but his closest allies seem to recognize that the president has been weakened by a shutdown that most Americans blame on him. The president would secure the United States border with Mexico "with or without Congress ", acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said, as negotiations over Trump's long-sought border ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Bing: China Blocks the Only Search Engine in the Country

Microsoft Bing: China Blocks the Only Search Engine in the Country Only users residing in China won't be able to access Chinese version of Bing. One said China Unicom, a state-owned telecom business, verified the government had ordered access to the website to be completely restricted. But it occurred on a government order, according to The Financial Times , which cited unnamed sources. Although Twitter is blocked, it maintains a Greater China office becau... [Full Article...]

Oil edges down as USA supplies, economic worries eclipse Venezuela turmoil

Oil edges down as USA supplies, economic worries eclipse Venezuela turmoil The West Texas Intermediate for March delivery climbed 51 USA cents to settle at 53.13 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for March delivery declined 5 cents to close at 61.09 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange. [Full Article...]

How Facebook Scammed Kids with 'Friendly Fraud' Games

How Facebook Scammed Kids with 'Friendly Fraud' Games The social media giant targeted kids in an aggressive effort to pump up revenue from games like Angry Birds , PetVille and Ninja Saga , Reveal reported Thursday, citing court documents from a 2012 class action lawsuit . The report states Facebook had solutions in place to keep children from over spending in browser games hosted by the social network. She ran a test to see if the entering ... [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez buzz hits Davos with talk of 70% tax-rate plan

Ocasio-Cortez buzz hits Davos with talk of 70% tax-rate plan Ocasio-Cortez listens, takes everything in and reacts", Swisher wrote . "I want to ask this question in a respectful manner, knowing also that you're from Queens, so you will understand this question", Colbert intoned. The tax rate is nothing new. President Trump's signature achievement has been to cut taxes for corporations and wealthy, even though it's caused the nation's deficit to soar. [Full Article...]

200 people missing after dam burst in Brazil - fire brigade

200 people missing after dam burst in Brazil - fire brigade Authorities said Friday that 427 people had been in the iron mine when the dam burst. Torrents of reddish-brown sludge poured out of the dam at the Corrego do Feijao mine, owned by the Brazilian mining giant Vale, at lunchtime on Friday. Officials urged the residents in the low-lying areas of the town of Brumadinho to evacuate. The company was involved in a similar dam collapse in 2015 at anot... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Maduro Says Government Will Defend Citgo

Venezuela's Maduro Says Government Will Defend Citgo Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro broke off diplomatic relations with Washington and gave US embassy personnel three days to leave the country after President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as president. [Full Article...]


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