• Hyperloop One tests its full-scale system for the first time
Hyperloop One tests its full-scale system for the first time

It describes its latest step forward as its first full systems test, and it actually took place in a private setting back on May 12. "The vehicle coasted above the first portion of the track for 5.3 seconds using magnetic levitation and reached almost 2Gs of acceleration, while achieving the Phase 1 target speed of 70mph".

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  • RBS to pay £4.2bn fine over USA mortgage-backed securities
RBS to pay £4.2bn fine over USA mortgage-backed securities

The FHFA accused RBS of mis-selling US$32bn private-label mortgage-backed securities to the mortgage finance giants, now operating under conservatorship, before the global financial crisis. mis-selling claims need to be resolved before it can start to sell its shares in the lender. As previously disclosed, RBS continues to cooperate with RMB...

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  • Trump Hotels Hacked: Customer Addresses, Credit Card Numbers Stolen
Trump Hotels Hacked: Customer Addresses, Credit Card Numbers Stolen

Trump Hotels admitted that hackers stole credit card and other sensitive information about guests who stayed at 14 Trump properties via a breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions , the third-party reservation booking system used by Trump Hotels .

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  • What Is Net Neutrality?
What Is Net Neutrality?

Without these mandates, websites could put a chokehold on downloading and streaming content speeds for some users and not others - likely the ones willing to whip out the credit cards. The view of President Donald J. Trump's appointed FCC chair Ajit Pai is in line with that of the ISPs. A lot of users might happily skip out on some Etsy sho...

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  • Yellen: Fed to continue raising interest rate, reduce investment holdings
Yellen: Fed to continue raising interest rate, reduce investment holdings

The real yield -- which is the nominal yield minus inflation - of the bond is now minus 1.4 per cent, up from minus 2 per cent last August. Investors and some Fed officials, concerned with the recent dip in inflation, have been wanting to see a surer progress toward the central bank's goal of 2 percent inflation.

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  • Oil prices rise on falling United States fuel inventories, lower production outlook
Oil prices rise on falling United States fuel inventories, lower production outlook

Oil prices were just continuing the positivity from yesterday's session which was up by 1.4%.This is because of the industry group American Petroleum Institute showed data that the oil production was really cut down; it was at 8.1 million contractions in the United States crude supplies last week.

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  • Secretaries of State stop submitting voter data to Trump commission
Secretaries of State stop submitting voter data to Trump commission

Despite that, Kris Kobach and Vice President Mike Pence would have us believe that the commission's request is routine and benign, suggesting its " fake news " that states are refusing to comply. At the time, Gessler claimed under oath and before Congress that Colorado had more than 16,000 registered noncitizen voters, and that 5,000 of t...

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  • TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) Analyst Target Changes
TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) Analyst Target Changes

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.1 on July 10, reaching $21.75. After this trade, the executive now has 299,788 company stock worth at £12,875,894.60 ($16,678,619.95). Barclays Capital has "Equal Weight" rating and GBX 1290 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Pearson plc (LON:PSON) on Tuesday, June 21 with "Sell" rating.

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  • Takata Recalls 2.7 Million Air Bags, This Time With Drying Agent
Takata Recalls 2.7 Million Air Bags, This Time With Drying Agent

The individual working on the vehicle in Florida died a day after sustaining injuries when the air bag deployed. Takata inflators can explode with too much force when exposed to prolonged airborne moisture and hot-and-cold temperature cycles.

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  • Air Canada flight almost lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway
Air Canada flight almost lands on crowded San Francisco taxiway

There were four planes lined up on the taxiway ready for lift off at the time of the incident. The US media reported on Tuesday that an Air Canada plane had been close to landing on the wrong tarmac when an alert flight supervisor from Air Traffic Control hailed the pilot and managed to prevent what could have been a deadly four-way collision...

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  • 76ers' Ben Simmons: 'Team wants me to start at point guard'
76ers' Ben Simmons: 'Team wants me to start at point guard'

Simmons, who missed his entire rookie season after fracturing the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot in last year's training camp, was impressed by Fultz's play in the summer league before he sprained his ankle on Saturday night - an injury that will sideline him for one to two weeks.

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  • Crazed Delta Passenger Who Tried To Open Emergency Door Mid-Flight Identified
Crazed Delta Passenger Who Tried To Open Emergency Door Mid-Flight Identified

Two minutes later, he again exited the restroom and then ran towards an emergency exit door and attempted to open it. Two flight attendants apparently fought fire with fire by using the same tactic, hitting him over the head with a wine bottle, but that didn't immediately take him down.

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  • USA U19 team beats Spain to secure 3rd in tourney
USA U19 team beats Spain to secure 3rd in tourney

Star forward R.J. Barrett was held to 18 points, majority coming at the free-throw line, after dropping 38 on the Americans, but his teammates stepped up in a major way. The United States led 23-17 after the first quarter. We just don't. What I'm seeing right now is us pressuring them, and at some point, they will back off.

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  • Fisherman Bitten, Bloodied After Grabbing 'Tiger Shark' By The Tail
Fisherman Bitten, Bloodied After Grabbing 'Tiger Shark' By The Tail

And if you were wondering about the shark, the 4-foot shark was actually eventually pulled into the shore and had the hook removed before it was released back into the ocean. According to Lt. Matt Sparling of MDFR Ocean Rescue these incidents are rare, but he urges beachgoers to remain aware of their surroundings, swim near manned lifeguard towers ...

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  • Wimbledon: Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and CoCo Vandeweghe lead U.S. charge
Wimbledon: Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and CoCo Vandeweghe lead U.S. charge

In contrast, the women's draw was split wide open. Now 37 years old, Williams has managed to surpass a previous mark set by Martina Navratilova, who reached the Wimbledon final in 1994. But she failed to convert them, bringing her own service games under increasing pressure and eventually losing the match 3-6, 2-6. The 13th seed, who faces Venus...

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  • Kingman's Kmart slated to close
Kingman's Kmart slated to close

Sears Holdings announced that 43 more Sears and Kmart locations would close this year, making the total closings for the year 236. The Kmart at the Springfield Shopping Plaza on Liberty Street is one of almost three dozen Kmart stores across the country that will shut down this fall.

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  • Fire ravages building under construction in Oakland
Fire ravages building under construction in Oakland

The crane, which was swinging around on its own amid the flames, is adding additional concerns to firefighters. A massive two alarm fire is burning at a construction site in Oakland . "I think more security is definitely coming", he said. The developer reportedly had a roving security patrol at Alta Waverly , but White was not sure if there w...

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  • Salem Lutheran in Sandwich hosting VBS from July 17-20
Salem Lutheran in Sandwich hosting VBS from July 17-20

Many metro-area churches are offering vacation Bible school during the summer months. The theme is "The Faith Run: On Course with God!" Call the church office to register, 576-4106. That will be held at Mount Zion United Holy Church, 461 Figsboro Road, at a cost of $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Those attending are asked to arriv...

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  • They still fear my son: Burhan Wani's father
They still fear my son: Burhan Wani's father

Since he was killed amid a rise in violence and separatist sentiment across the Jammu and Kashmir state, which has been at the centre of an intense struggle between India and Pakistan for decades, it resulted in numerous protests against Indian rule in the disputed region.

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  • Iraqi General Says Mosul's Old City Fully Retaken From IS
Iraqi General Says Mosul's Old City Fully Retaken From IS

Mosul -Iraq will announce imminently a final victory in the almost nine-month offensive to retake Mosul from jihadists, a U.S. general said on Saturday, as celebrations broke out among police forces in the city. Some 900,000 people have been displaced from the city since 2014 - about half the the pre-war population- aid organisations say. That ...

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