News archive from 26 April 2017, page 10

South Korea: New components of THAAD missile defense system installed

  In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. The South’s trumpeting of progress on setting up the...

 

ESPN to lay off about 100 employees today, including on-air talent

It’s a dark day at ESPN. The sports broadcasting network sent a memo to employees early Wednesday, informing them that a series of previously announced layoffs would take place today. The number of employees cut will be around 100, Fox News has...

 

Mnuchin vows 'biggest tax cut' in US history, confirms plan to slash corporate rate

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed Wednesday that the Trump administration aims to lower the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, saying a forthcoming proposal will constitute the “biggest tax cut” for Americans in history. “This is going to be...

Fox News, 09:18 in Politics
 

ESPN to lay off about 100 employees today, including on-air talent

It’s a dark day at ESPN. The sports broadcasting network sent a memo to employees early Wednesday, informing them that a series of previously announced layoffs would take place today. The number of employees cut will be around 100, Fox News has...

 

Japan PM to visit Russia, Britain amid North Korean tension

TOKYO –  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Moscow on Thursday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and pursue talks on joint economic projects aimed at a possible breakthrough in their decades-old island dispute. Japanese officials...

 

Iraqi forces say they've seized Hatra antiquities site

BAGHDAD –  Iraqi paramilitary forces say they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State group for months. Karim al-Nouri, a spokesman for the...

 

The wreckage of a mysterious ancient planet is orbiting Mars, astronomers discover

Astronomers believe fragments of a mysterious lost world are locked in orbit around Mars. This ancient planet may have smashed into the Martian surface during the early days of the solar system, creating a series of nine asteroids called the Trojans....

 

Man attacks security robot in Silicon Valley, police say

Fear of technology? A man attacked a 300-pound security robot in Mountain View, California, according to local police. A man in the Silicon Valley town has been arrested after allegedly attacking a Knightscope K5 security robot. He claimed he was...

 

Small business owners see big things in their future

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Watch this video that highlights the Allstate Small Business Barometer Ian Kelley’s plans for a simple life centering on one small donut shop quickly became complicated. After opening Sugar Shack Donuts in Richmond,...

 

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

VATICAN CITY –  Pope Francis has warned the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, in a TED talk urging the world to show more solidarity with the poor and weak. Francis delivered a videotaped talk to a TED conference in Vancouver on "The Future...

 

Trump denounces 'dangerous anti-Semitism' in Holocaust Remembrance Day remarks

In his strongest remarks to date repudiating anti-Semitism and denouncing Holocaust deniers, President Trump on Tuesday marked Holocaust Remembrance Day by pledging – with survivors of the Nazi-led genocide looking on – that the United States would...

Fox News, 09:50 in Politics
 

Galaxy S8 battery includes 'no dogs' warning label

After the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung had to get the Galaxy S8 right, which meant lots of testing, especially where the battery is concerned. And it looks as though it worked. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ do not explode, in fact they are...

 

'Consumer Reports' dings Tesla's ratings over braking

Consumer Reports magazine is dinging the ratings of Tesla's sedan and crossover because the electric car maker never followed through in adding a key safety feature. But the lowered point total of the Model S sedan and Model X crossover by two may not...

 

Border wall talk leads top Mexican official to float American entry fee

A top Mexican official on Tuesday said that Mexico may consider charging a fee for Americans entering the country in what could be seen as a retaliation to President Trump's call for a border wall. Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray, in a meeting with...

 
Navajo Generating Station's power lines could benefit solar and wind development, energy experts say

Navajo Generating Station's power lines could benefit solar and wind development, energy experts say

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Salt River Project spokesman Scott Harelson talks about the future of the Navajo Generating Station coal-burning plant near Page. Mark Henle/azcentral.com CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Mine employees and officials talk...

 

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