Day: January 7, 2018

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

Days after a powerful winter storm struck the East Coast, air travel chaos continued at the busiest U.S. airport for international travel: New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. As airlines scrambled to get operations back to normal on Sunday, a water main break at the airport’s Terminal 4, the departure point for many international […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

The rankings for Amazon are calculated roughly every hour from data on book sales, but the factors considered by the e-commerce giant’s algorithms remain largely a mystery. “It is like the most closely guarded secret in the universe,” Ellen Geiger, vice president and senior agent at Frances Goldin Literary Agency, tells Giftofaservant Make It. While […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP | Getty Images Britain’s Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May (L), accompanied by her husband Philip (R), leaves after delivering a statement outside 10 Downing Street in central London on June 9, 2017 After running a poorly-received campaign at a national election last year that badly damaged […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers has announced plans to retire this spring and has said he expected a successor to be nominated and approved by the U.S. Senate this month, according to a report on Friday. Rogers, who heads the U.S. Cyber Command, made the announcement to agency staff, a Washington Post reporter said […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

Steve Bannon said Sunday he “regrets” his comments made to author Michael Wolff in his explosive book “Fire and Fury” that has shaken the Trump White House. “My support is also unwavering for the president and his agenda,” Bannon said in a statement, first reported by Axios, the political news website. NBC News later confirmed […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

Top Trump aide Stephen Miller was booted off CNN on Sunday, after engaging in testy exchanges with network anchor Jake Tapper over the book “Fire and Fury.” During his appearance, Miller launched an impassioned defense of President Donald Trump against explosive claims made in a new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

“Some people travel with weird stuff because they are collectors: it’s an heirloom, they have ADHD [attention deficit hyperactive disorder] and it’s their fidget, or they want to use the item as a training aid in a seminar,” said Jeff Price, an aviation security expert and professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Still, “a […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

Benchmark Capital will end up selling about $900 million of its Uber stock to SoftBank and other buyers, or about 14.5% of the venture capital firm’s holdings in the company. Benchmark, which said last year that Uber could soon be worth more than $100 billion, tried to sell about 25 percent of its shares in […]