Senate rejects Trump-backed shutdown invoice

Senate rejects Trump-backed shutdown invoice

Image copyright Getty Images The US Senate has rejected two bills to end the government shutdown, leaving no end in sight to the record-breaking closure of federal agencies. The Republican legislation failed by 50-47 and the Democratic bill followed suit by 52-44. Both measures were long shots, needing 60 votes to pass. Meanwhile, 800,000 federal…

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Jayme Closs to receive $25,000 reward

Jayme Closs to receive $25,000 reward

Image copyright Jennifer Smith Image caption Jayme Closs, her aunt/godmother Jennifer Smith and Molly the dog posing together after being reunited on January 11 Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs, who escaped from a man who kidnapped her after killing her parents, will receive $25,000 (£19,000) in reward money. Hormel Foods, the company her parents worked for, had…

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Olaplex Bond Maintenance No.four Shampoo and No.five Conditioner Review| Finder

Olaplex Bond Maintenance No.four Shampoo and No.five Conditioner Review| Finder

I’ve salon-quality hair within the convenience of my own residence and I am utterly obsessed. If you may have been to a hair salon or dyed your hair within the ultimate 3 years, you may have unquestionably heard of the sweetness product referred to as Olaplex. It’s a remedy used …

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Boeing’s First Autonomous Air Taxi Flight Ends In Fewer Than 60 Seconds

Mazda Pronounces Step forward In Lengthy-Coveted Engine Generation

Boeing has completed the first flight of its autonomous air taxi Tuesday at a small airport out of doors Washington, D.C. “The flight lasted less than a minute, according to Boeing, and it didn’t actually go anywhere,” studies CNN. “Instead, it hovered above the runway. Boeing declined to share how …

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Maduro cuts ties after US backs opposition

Maduro cuts ties after US backs opposition

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Guaidó declared himself "acting president" on Wednesday Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has responded with defiance after the US recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president. Mr Maduro said Venezuela was breaking off relations with the US and gave diplomats 72 hours to leave. But the US said "former…

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Trump delays Congress speech over shutdown

Trump delays Congress speech over shutdown

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump says he will not deliver his annual State of the Union speech until after the government shutdown is over. On Wednesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi withdrew an invitation for him to address Congress, saying government services should fully reopen first. The shutdown has left 800,000 federal staff without…

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Microsoft’s Bing inaccessible in China

Microsoft's Bing inaccessible in China

Image copyright Getty Images US tech giant Microsoft has confirmed that its search engine Bing is currently inaccessible in China. Social media users have expressed concern that the search engine might be the latest foreign website to be blocked by censors. Chinese authorities operate a firewall that blocks many US tech platforms, including Facebook and…

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Detained Iranian reporter released in US

Detained Iranian reporter released in US

Image copyright Sarah Hasheminiasari/Facebook Image caption Ms Hashemi was reportedly visiting family in the US A prominent American-born Iranian journalist who was held in the US as a witness has been released from jail, according to an advocacy lawyer. Marzieh Hashemi was freed in Washington DC after being detained for 10 days, an attorney with…

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Malaysia to desire king after shock abdication

Malaysia to desire king after shock abdication

Image copyright AFP Image caption Malaysia's king Sultan Muhammad V unexpectedly abdicated the throne in January Malaysian royals are voting on a new king after the previous monarch, in an unprecedented move, abdicated the throne before the end of his term. A new ruler, known as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, is usually picked every five…

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