UK lawmakers vote to take control over Brexit process

UK lawmakers vote to take control over Brexit process

Lawmakers in the U.K. have voted to effectively rip control of the Brexit process away from Theresa May's ailing government. Working late into Monday night, MPs (Members of Parliament) voted to pass an amendment proposed by a cross-party group of lawmakers in the hope of finding a Brexit solution. The measure passed with 329 votes…
McDonald’s announces acquisition to personalize the drive thru

McDonald’s announces acquisition to personalize the drive thru

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A customer waits for an order at the drive-thru of a McDonald's Corp. restaurant in San Pablo, California. McDonald's announced plans to acquire a tech company — its largest deal in 20 years — as it continues to push its U.S. locations into the digital age. The…
Russia’s nuclear-armed underwater drone may be ready for war in eight years

Russia’s nuclear-armed underwater drone may be ready for war in eight years

WASHINGTON – An underwater drone armed with a nuclear warhead is slated to join Russia's arsenal no earlier than 2027, people familiar with a U.S. intelligence assessment told CNBC. In November, the Kremlin carried out the eleventh and last-known test of the nuclear-powered weapon, dubbed "Poseidon," which can navigate autonomously and travel continuously after launching…
Federal bump stock ban set to go into effect Tuesday even as gun-rights group appeals regulation to Supreme Court

Federal bump stock ban set to go into effect Tuesday even as gun-rights group...

A national ban on bump stocks is set to go into effect Tuesday, even as one of the gun-rights groups fighting the ban moved Monday to appeal the regulation to the U.S. Supreme Court. "We still feel that the regulation is a factual misreading of the statute, and that ultimately we will be vindicated on…
Department of Transportation forms special committee to review FAA’s aircraft approval process

Department of Transportation forms special committee to review FAA’s aircraft approval process

Lindsey Wasson | Reuters An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Factory in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. The U.S. Department of Transportation is setting up a committee to review how the Federal Aviation Administration approves new aircraft, as scrutiny mounts on popular Boeing planes that…
600 more days of Mueller: Trump 2020 campaign says it will blast Democrats over Mueller report for the next two years

600 more days of Mueller: Trump 2020 campaign says it will blast Democrats over...

Special counsel Robert Mueller dominated headlines for 22 months. He may continue to do so, even now that his investigation has concluded. President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign plans to keep talking about the conclusions reached by the former FBI director until November 2020, nearly 600 days away, a spokesperson for the campaign told CNBC…
Apple unveils new credit card: The Apple Card

Apple unveils new credit card: The Apple Card

Apple unveiled its new Goldman Sachs-linked credit card, the Apple Card. Users can sign up through their iPhones and get access to the card in minutes, according to the tech giant's Monday presentation. It pays 2 percent in cash back on Apple Pay transactions, 3 percent on purchases made directly through Apple, and 1 percent…
‘Yes he did’: Trump says Mueller ‘acted honorably’

‘Yes he did’: Trump says Mueller ‘acted honorably’

President Donald Trump on Monday responded affirmatively to a question from reporters about whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller "acted honorably" in his investigation and subsequent report to the Attorney General. The report found no evidence that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election, and it did not make a determination…
Mark Mobius: A different outcome in Mueller report could have emboldened China in US trade war

Mark Mobius: A different outcome in Mueller report could have emboldened China in US...

The Chinese government would have taken a tougher stance on trade with the U.S. if it thought Robert Mueller's investigation was any real risk to Donald Trump's presidency, veteran fund manager Mark Mobius told CNBC on Monday. China "probably has done all the numbers and they realize it would be very difficult to impeach the…
Fed’s Evans says inflation could run to 2.5% before rate hikes are needed

Fed’s Evans says inflation could run to 2.5% before rate hikes are needed

Inflation could run as high as 2.5 percent before the Federal Reserve would need to raise interest rates again, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said Monday. Under the measure the central bank uses, inflation hasn't come close to hitting even the Fed's 2 percent goal since the economic recovery began in mid-2009. Most recently, the…

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