Australian Nuclear Subs Are ‘Worst Deal in History,’ Ex-PM Says
(Bloomberg) -- Ex-Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating condemned the center-left Labor government’s deal with the US and UK to obtain nuclear submarines, saying the nation’s military sovereignty was being surrendered to the “whim and caprice” of Washington.Most Read from Bloomberg‘Old-School’ Signature Bank Collapsed After Its Big Crypto LeapBofA Gets More Than $15 Billion in Deposits After SVB FailsSignature Bank Faced Criminal Probe Ahead of Firm’s CollapseRussian Fighter Jet Collides With Unews.yahoo.com
China Spots Unidentified Object Flying Near Port City: Paper
(Bloomberg) -- China is getting ready to take down an unidentified object spotted flying over waters near the port city of Qingdao, The Paper reported.Most Read from BloombergObject Shot Down Over Canada in Escalating Aerial DramaBlackRock, Pimco Push Back Against Bets Inflation Cooling FastUS Downs Unknown Object Over Alaska as China Tension GrowsUS Recovery of Object Downed Over Alaska Faces Arctic ConditionsClock Is Ticking Louder on a Stock Rally the Pros Never Believed InAn employee at thenews.yahoo.com
China Weather Bureau Shake-Up Draws Scrutiny After Balloon Furor
(Bloomberg) -- China replaced its national weather chief just after the US revealed the balloon was flying over its territory, fueling speculation that the move was connected to Beijing’s claim it was a climate research vehicle.Most Read from BloombergChina Moves From Contrite to Confrontational Over US BalloonMagnitude 7.7 Earthquake Strikes in TurkeyUS Downs Chinese Balloon, Prompting Protests from BeijingTrump Offers $1 Million Bond to Appeal Clinton Suit SanctionsWhat You Need to Know Aboutnews.yahoo.com
US Declares Texas Grid Emergency in Arctic Blast
(Bloomberg) -- The US Energy Department declared a power emergency in Texas, citing a shortage of electricity as an Arctic winter blast causes power plants to fail. Most Read from BloombergChina Estimates Covid Surge Is Infecting 37 Million People a DayEastern US Power Grid Orders Cuts Amid System-Wide EmergencyAlameda’s Former CEO Ellison Said She, Bankman-Fried Misled FTX LendersPower Outages, Flight Delays as US Storm Leaves Trail of ChaosChina Is Likely Seeing 1 Million Covid Cases, 5,000 Denews.yahoo.com
Trump Controller Is Declared Hostile Witness in a Win for DA
(Bloomberg) -- Trump Organization Controller Jeffrey McConney, the prosecution’s first witness in the criminal tax fraud trial of two Trump companies, was declared a hostile witness after he was evasive on the stand.Most Read from BloombergFTX’s Balance Sheet Was BadChina Plans Property Rescue in Latest Surprise Policy ShiftBiden, Xi Chart Path to Warmer Ties With Blinken China VisitUS Stocks, Bonds Drop as Fed Signals Further Hikes: Markets WrapFTX Latest: Binance CEO Plans Recovery Fund, Lamennews.yahoo.com
Arizona’s Libertarian Senate Candidate Quits and Endorses Masters
(Bloomberg) -- The Libertarian candidate running for Senate from Arizona, Marc Victor, is dropping out and endorsing Blake Masters, offering the Republican a potential boost in the close race that could determine control of the chamber. Most Read from BloombergDemocrats Prepare for Loss of Congress as Voters Break Late to GOPLottery Winner Keeps $30 Million Jackpot Secret From Wife and ChildChina Markets Rally After Unconfirmed Social Posts on ReopeningBonds Rally With Powell’s Favored Curve Poinews.yahoo.com
DOJ Wins Faster Schedule for Mar-a-Lago Special Master Appeal
(Bloomberg) -- A federal appeals court granted the Justice Department’s request to expedite its challenge to a Florida judge’s appointment of a so-called special master to review thousands of White House documents seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.Most Read from BloombergMusk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Bid, Aiming to Avoid TrialLoretta Lynn, Coal Miner's Daughter And Country Queen, DiesElon Musk Sets Off Uproar in Ukraine by Tweeting His ‘Peace’ PlanMar-a-Lago Documents Included Pardnews.yahoo.com
Trump Asks Court to Push Special Master Appeal Hearing to 2023
(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump doesn’t want a federal appeals court to hear the US Justice Department’s challenge to the appointment of a special master to review thousands of documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate until January at the earliest, his lawyers said.Most Read from BloombergCredit Suisse Turmoil Deepens With Record Stock, CDS LevelsTesla Slumps as Deliveries Disappoint Due to Shipping SnarlsOPEC+ Set to Discuss 1 Million-Barrel Output Cut as Demand SlowsCredit Suisse Market Turmoilnews.yahoo.com
Bernie Sanders Blocks Republican Bid to Avert Rail Strike in Senate
(Bloomberg) -- Senate Republicans failed in a bid to force labor unions and railroads to resolve a fight over contract negotiations, ahead of a strike that threatens to paralyze much of the US rail system.Most Read from BloombergTerra Co-Founder Do Kwon Faces Arrest Warrant in South KoreaUS Inflation Tops Forecasts, Cementing Odds of Big Fed HikeStocks Rise as Dip Buyers Win Tug of War Over Fed: Markets WrapXi Returns to World Stage With Putin to Counter US DominanceUgly Selloff Pushes Stocks Donews.yahoo.com
Judge orders DOJ to unseal redacted affidavit used in search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago home
A Florida federal judge ordered the Justice Department to release the redacted affidavit behind the FBI's search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home by noon on Friday. The release could provide key information about the investigation into whether Trump violated federal law by allegedly taking classified documents upon leaving office. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa reports.news.yahoo.com
What makes Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey one of tech’s most unique CEOs
Jack Dorsey isn’t your typical CEO, but his bold fashion choices, atypical approach to work and unusual diet haven’t stopped the Twitter co-founder from leading some of the most successful tech companies in the world. Yahoo’s international news team explains the story behind Dorsey’s success.news.yahoo.com
Top three remarks from Biden after IS leader dies during US raid
President Joe Biden said a global "terrorist threat" was removed when the head of the Islamic State group blew himself up after US special forces swooped on his Syrian hideout during a nighttime helicopter raid. "The United States military forces successfully removed a major terrorist threat to the world, the global leader of ISIS," Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, Biden said in nationally televised remarks.news.yahoo.com
Price: 'It is prudent to move US forces to Europe'
The U.S. State Department says the defensive measures that the U.S. military has taken are necessary for a direct response to the increasingly threatening behavior by the Russian Federation in its continued threats along the Ukrainian border. (Feb. 2)news.yahoo.com
ERCOT issues watch for extreme cold weather, possible icing conditions for Texas area
A watch has been issued for the Texas area for an extreme cold weather event with possible icing conditions as an arctic cold front blasts through Wednesday night, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.
Floyd, Taylor sculptures on sale at Sotheby's
Sculptures of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are being auctioned at Sotheby's in New York City to raise money for t foundations set up by their families. The sculptures are being sold Dec 9-17 during Sotheby's Contemporary Art online auction. (Dec 9)news.yahoo.com
Trump social media venture facing major hurdles
Federal regulators are now investigating the financing behind former President Trump's new social media startup. CBSN technology reporter Dan Patterson joins "CBSN AM" to break down the investigation and tell us more about the Trump social media venture.news.yahoo.com
NYC aims to rein in AI hiring tools
Job candidates rarely know when hidden artificial intelligence tools are rejecting their resumes or analyzing their video interviews. But a New York City Council bill passed in early November would ban employers from using automated hiring tools unless a yearly bias audit is reported. (Nov. 19)news.yahoo.com
Chef Daniel Boulud's favorite kitchen items inside his Michelin-rated restaurant
Chef Daniel Boulud takes us on a tour inside the kitchen of his two Michelin-star restaurant, Daniel, in New York City. He shares some of his most favorite things, like his $270,000 bespoke stove. 0:19 Athanor stove 1:46 Vintage duck press 3:11 Coravin Model Three Wine Preservation System https://bit.ly/3shL6qR 5:21 French butcher knife 5:44 Customized Nenohi sashimi knife 6:08 Michel Bras No. 8 Boning Knife https://amzn.to/31p7dzD 6:42 Michel Bras No. 9 Bread Knife https://bit.ly/3vZpIcc 7:03 Pierre Poivre N.7 8:06 Tsuma Taro Katsuramuki Slicer This video is not sponsored. The above links are affiliate links, which means Insider may receive a portion of any sales.news.yahoo.com
Former Arcola officer accused of kidnapping, sexual abuse faces federal charges
HOUSTON – A former Arcola police officer accused of kidnapping and sexual abuse is facing several federal charges, according to U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. Hector Aaron Ruiz, 25, was arrested after being accused of aggravated sexual abuse and kidnapping while serving as an officer for the Arcola Police Department, according to prosecutors. READ: Arcola officer faces new charges after second woman accuses him of sexual assaultRuiz was indicted on Nov. 10 and charged with two counts of depriving two victims of their right to bodily integrity. Ruiz was charged with the state charges of felony sexual assault and official oppression charges in connection with that incident. About the suspectRuiz was employed as a full-time police officer with the Arcola police department for 14 months.
Family, colleagues pay respects to Sgt. Harold Preston at funeral
HOUSTON – Family, friends and colleagues honored a fallen Houston police sergeant Thursday. Harold Preston was killed in the line of duty last week while responding to a domestic disturbance. Harold Preston? READ: Fiancee of fallen HPD Sgt. Harold Preston: ‘He can’t take away my memories’
4-star Army general meets with Vanessa Guillen’s family in Houston
HOUSTON – KPRC 2 Investigates has learned four-star general John Murray visited with the Guillen family Tuesday at their southeast Houston home. Vanessa Guillen, 20 and a Houston native, was last seen at Fort Hood on April 22. READ: Vanessa Guillen timeline: These are the dates to know about her caseArmy officials named the main suspect in Guillen’s disappearance as Spc. READ: Soldier’s estranged wife charged in connection with Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance, officials sayTuesday’s meeting comes more than six months after Guillen’s disappearance and as several investigations are underway into numerous problems uncovered at Fort Hood, including Guillen’s murder. In August, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy visited Fort Hood and apologized for failing Guillen and her family.
‘On the table’: DA mulls whether to seek death penalty against suspect in HPD sergeant’s slaying
The responding officers, 3-year veteran Officer Courtney Waller, 41-year veteran Sgt. Harold Preston and a 5-year veteran officer arrived at the scene and met Manzano’sestranged wife, who had called police. READ: 41-year veteran HPD Officer Sgt. Preston was surrounded by family when he died at the hospital Tuesday, HPD Chief Art Acevedo said. Police said Manzano was taken into custody and hospitalized at Ben Taub after he was shot in the stomach by Sgt.
Top stories of 2019 (#1): How 4-year-old Maleah Davis’ sweet face captured the hearts of so many
On May 5, 2019, the world got a glance of Maleah’s face when an Amber Alert for the 4-year-old went out. (KPRC2)Reward to find Maleah continued to raiseOn May 23, 2019, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and his office offered an additional $5,000 in reward. Maleah Davis DayHouston City Hall was lit up pink on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for Maleah Davis Day. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner declared Jun 9, 2019, as Maleah Davis Day and City Hall was lit up in pink -- Maleah’s favorite color. READ: Maleah Davis’ casket photos shared by her fatherThe interior of the casket features bright colors and more ponies.
Jessica Springsteen gets biggest career win
Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(CNN) - Jessica Springsteen claimed the biggest win of her equestrian career Saturday after riding to victory in the Saint-Tropez leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT). The 27-year-old daughter of iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen stormed to victory in a scintillating jump-off, riding her 12-year-old bay mare RMF Zecilie. She was with me every step of the way," said a beaming Springsteen after her first LGCT win. However, attention has already turned to the New York leg of the tour, held between September 27-29. It was the team's second win of the season but younger rider Maikel said he is already focused on the New York leg in two weeks.
Wimbledon 2019: Britain's tennis love-in and the quest for grand slam glory
1 Court ahead of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 30, 2019, in London, England. "Every time I've won in Halle, I went on to play really well at Wimbledon," the world No.3 told reporters. "I felt myself ready to go all the way," Nadal told CNN Sport in an exclusive interview at his tennis academy in Manacor, Mallorca ahead of this season. The 32-year-old beat Nadal to win his first Wimbledon title in 2011, downed Federer twice in 2014 and 2015 and polished off Anderson last year. Her success took her to world No.1, and she has been likened to Serena by former men's Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.
Van der Vleuten wins Monaco leg of Global Champions Tour show jumping
HONG KONG - FEBRUARY 19: Maikel van der Vleuten of Netherlands rides Kisby in the Longines Speed Challenge during the 2016 Longines Masters of Hong Kong on February 20, 2016 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Xaume Olleros/Getty Images for Longines)(CNN) - Maikel van der Vleuten won the Monaco leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour in a tight finish where the top four in the elite show jumping event were separated by a little over a second. "When I saw Julien on the screen, I could bet on it that he should win," said van der Vleuten. READ: Global Champions Tour 2019 schedule and resultsJudging by the result, it wasn't. As one of the smallest venues on the tour, there wasn't much room to manoever but that didn't bother van der Vleuten, who qualified for the season-ending Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix in Prague.