Day: January 15, 2018

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

One in six adults in the United States own voice-activated smart speakers, according to research. The Smart Audio Report, which is based on data from NPR and Edison Research, said Monday that around 39 million U.S. adults own a smart speaker, and that the adoption rate of such speakers over the last three years is […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, her husband Jared Kushner, senior adviser to Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport on May 23, 2017. The U.S. cautioned President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner that a close friend, Rupert […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

Alix is forecasting a moderate drop in sales this year, followed by steeper declines in 2019 and 2020. In both of those years, Alix believes sales will fall short of 16 million cars and trucks. This uncertainty comes as manufacturers are adding factories. BMW and Audi are finishing new plants in Mexico. Volvo’s new plant […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

Fame brings nothing but trouble, George Soros’s father warned him. By concealing his family’s Jewish identity, Tivadar Soros helped save them from deportation from Hungary to Nazi death camps. The younger Mr Soros — now aged 87 — has taken a different approach, embracing public prominence as a billionaire investor and later as a liberal […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

A Washington D.C. subway train derailed early Monday, but none of the 60 passengers aboard were injured, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said. Around 6:40 a.m. (1140 GMT), a train derailed outside Farragut North Station in downtown Washington. The agency said in a posting on Twitter that “emergency personnel on scene. Shuttle buses are […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

Mark Wilson | Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he departs from the White House on July 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to blame Democrats for stalling a deal to protect about 800,000 young immigrants from deportation. The president referred to statements made Sunday prior to […]

Tess Torelli January 15, 2018

Hulton Archive | Getty Images Dolores O’Riordan, Lead Singer of the Limerick Group, The Cranberries performs in Dublin’s Point Depot in 1995. Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died. She was 46. Publicist Lindsey Holmes says O’Riordan died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording. The cause of death wasn’t […]