James Dyson, the UK inventor and a prominent Brexit supporter, is moving his business headquarters to Singapore as the maker of vacuum cleaners pivots towards the expanding Asian market for high-end consumer goods. The billionaire’s privately owned company said the decision had nothing to do with Britain’s impending departure from...
Cocaine drifting through London’s River Thames has hooked the city’s eel population, causing “hyperactive” behaviour among the fish. Cocaine is causing some eels in London’s famous River Thames to be “hyperactive”, new research by King’s College London shows. A team of scientists at the university studied the composition of waste water...
Ivanka Trump’s shuttered fashion brand received preliminary approval on five trademarks in China this month while the U.S. and China continue to undergo tense trade negotiations. The trademark applications were filed in 2016 and 2017, according to the Associated Press. One trademark for brokerage, charitable fundraising, and art valuation services...
The Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Paul Kaba Thieba, has resigned from office along with his entire cabinet. No reason was given for the move, which was announced in a televised statement by the country's president. Mr Thieba, a former economist, had held the position since January 2016 when he was...
Buddha wasn’t talking about high-stakes poker when he said “Develop the mind of equilibrium,” but it’s advice that seems to be working out pretty well for Scott Wellenbach. The 67-year-old Canadian, who converted to Buddhism as a young man, won $671,240 at a poker tournament in the Bahamas on Wednesday...
China's ambassador to Canada warned the Canadian government Thursday to stop recruiting international support in its feud with China and threatened retaliation if Canada bans Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for security reasons. Ambassador Lu Shaye said last month's arrest of a top Huawei Technologies executive was an act of "backstabbing"...
Phoenix police and fire officials found a dead newborn baby girl at or near full term in an Amazon (AMZN, +0.12%) distribution center at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 16. Responders were called to the scene with a report of “a deceased infant in the women’s restroom located inside the...
The suspect in a car bombing that left 21 people dead on Thursday in Bogotá, the capital,was a member of the country’s largest remaining guerrilla group, the defense ministry said Friday. José Aldemar Rojas Rodríguez, the assailant who was also killed in the attack, was a member of the National...
Lin-Manuel Miranda made an impromptu edit to one of the numbers in his acclaimed Hamilton Wednesday night after he spotted a woman filming a performance in Puerto Rico. While performing One Shot, Miranda noticed the audience member pointing a camera at the stage, the BBC reports. So, thinking (or...
The “Big Mac” trademark is not exclusive to McDonald’s anymore, at least not in the EU. In a landmark ruling, McDonald's has lost the right to the trademark 'Big Mac' across the bloc to the Irish fast-food chain Supermac. “This is the end of McBully,” said Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh in...