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February 16, 2018 6:54 PM 13 Russians Indicted In Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump/Russia Probe

The court document appeared likely to provide ammunition to Democrats and others arguing for a continued aggressive probe of the matter. The indictment names the Internet Research Agency, based in St. Petersburg, Russia; 13 Russian nationals; and two other companies. The 2017 intelligence agency finding has spawned investigations into any ties between 7

February 15, 2018 11:58 PM Billionaire space race heats up as Richard Branson admits he's JEALOUS of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launch

Elon Musk made history earlier this month when his Falcon Heavy megarocket launched from Cape Canaveral, carrying Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster on a journey to Mars. Richard Branson told CNN in an interview on Wednesday that he's envious of Musk's successful launch but that his space company Virgin Galactic would be planning its own mission soon. The Falcon 6

February 15, 2018 3:48 PM Only the beer gets drunkGoing out need no longer be a headache for teetotallers

Innovation in non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks fits with health-conscious trends BARS and pubs have not usually been the non-drinker’s friend. Knocking back pint after pint of juice or fizzy drink quickly gets boring. But beverage manufacturers are now showing more sympathy for their plight. Many companies regard non-alcoholic drinks as the “biggest 7

February 15, 2018 1:33 AM Companies face higher fines for deception

Companies which deceive consumers could be forced to fork out 10 per cent of their annual turnover in penalties if new laws pass parliament. Reviews of the Australian Consumer Law have suggested existing maximum fines aren't high enough where the benefit companies receive from unconscionable conduct outweighs the financial risk. Assistant minister to the treasurer

February 14, 2018 11:44 PM Google hikes the price of YouTube TV to $40 a month as it adds a slew of new channels

Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday. Less than one year after launching YouTube TV, the company is increasing its pricing to $40 per month from $35 per month as it adds Turner's 9

February 13, 2018 1:44 AM MPs call for energy bills price cap to cut costs by £300 a year after 12million families are ripped-off

Energy bills must be capped because 12million households are being ripped off by up to £300 a year, MPs said yesterday. They insisted urgent action was needed because suppliers have been overcharging loyal and vulnerable customers for years. The Commons business, energy and industry committee backed Theresa May’s manifesto pledge for a temporary, absolute 3

February 10, 2018 3:03 AM The Latest: Trudeau meets with California's top leaders

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the North American Free Trade Agreement has been good for the U.S. and his country, but he also wants to see it updated to lift those who are struggling despite surging economies. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, meets with California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff 3

February 9, 2018 11:27 AM 'Don't ask twice': Facebook and Google staff told not to ask colleagues a second time for a DATE in love at work legal crackdown

Facebook and Google have warned staff not to ask colleagues out on a date more than once if they are rebuffed the first time. In a crackdown on workplace romances, staff have been told that if their advances are rebuffed, rules state they are not allowed to ask the same colleague out again. It comes amid a rise in so-called 'love contracts' or 'relationships 9

February 7, 2018 9:23 PM EU trade war: Brussels DEMANDS compensation from USA in solar panel row

THE European Union has demanded compensation from the United States after Donald Trump imposed tough new tariffs on imported solar panels. Documents filed by Brussels with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today say Germany was a major exporter of the renewable energy technology to the US. But it says the harsh fees imposed by President Trump’s administration 18

February 7, 2018 4:10 PM Swisscom data breach: Personal details of one in ten Swiss citizens stolen

Swisscom stresses its systems were not hacked and payment data was secure. A Swiss mobile phone operator has admitted its data systems were breached late last year and the contact details of about 800,000 customers were compromised. Swisscom said on Wednesday (7 February) that the names, addresses, telephone numbers and dates of birth of customers were accessed 18