News Summary on Monday, February 11th 2019

Thai election panel disqualifies princess as PM candidate

[] In a statement read on all Thai television stations within hours of Ubolratana's announcement as a candidate, King Vajiralongkorn said it was inappropriate and unconstitutional for members of the royal family to enter politics Dissolving Thai Raksa Chart could hand more seats to military-affiliated parties or other established parties, as well as a separate youth-oriented populist party

Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with U.S.

[] In Poland, where Pompeo is travelling to on Tuesday, the government is considering banning Huawei from participating in the development of 5G capabilities after arresting a Chinese employee of Huawei and a former Polish security official on spying allegations last month

U.S., China upbeat on trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

[] DESTROYER PATROL However, Hua expressed anger about two U.S. warships sailing on Monday near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, saying this was creating tensions in the area Asked if the ships’ passage would impact trade talks, Hua said that a series of U.S. tricks showed what Washington was thinking Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Oil prices fall 1 percent; slow progress in trade talks counters...

[] There’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s going on with this trade war, whether they’re going to get anything done, said Phil Flynn, oil analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago Still, oil prices have been buoyed this year by output curbs from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, including Russia, a group known as OPEC+ Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Walter Jones, ‘freedom fries’ congressman who became Iraq War critic, dies at 76

[] Jones called his effort a response to France's self-serving politics of passive aggression, while liberals lampooned it as knee-jerk jingoism He also hung posters displaying the faces of the war dead along the hallway leading to his office on Capitol Hill

Meghan Markle's dad says 'angry' Prince Harry is behind Duchess's letter

[] The Duchess of Sussex claimed she had called and texted her estranged dad, adding: I pleaded with you to stop reading the tabloids On a daily basis you fixated and clicked on the lies they were writing about me, especially manufactured by your other daughter, who I barely know Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368

Thailand to free Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after extradition case dropped

[] Mr Araibi, a former Bahraini national team player, received refugee status in Australia after fleeing Bahrain in 2014, saying he was targeted by authorities because he is Shia and his brother is politically active Australians… desperately want to see him come home, he said

What is a No Deal Brexit, when could a deal with Brussels be agreed and what happens if a deal with the EU is not signed?

[] The Border Force is also planning for a possible No Deal Brexit as they fear there will be significant outbound queues at the Eurostar and a degradation of border security, Sky News reported The papers show: Imports from Europe would be subject to customs duties and VAT from day one of a No-Deal Brexit European banks will be able to operate in Britain for at least three years without any change But UK institutions would have to strike their own deal to avoid being shut out of the EU market completely Ministers are refusing to impose new checks on European medicines because they fear harming the NHS Organic farmers could be badly hit because their goods would be shut out from the continent Cigarette packets would get new warning images - because the current ones belong to Brussels Civil servants are ramping up their work on No-Deal Brexit with thousands more officials involved in the plans

Oil prices fall on rising U.S. rig count, Illinois refinery outage

[] It has been extended several times and, under the latest deal, participants are cutting output by 1.2 million bpd until the end of June OPEC and its allies will meet on April 17 and 18 in Vienna to review the pact Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Tensions rise with Thai election commission to rule on princess...

[] The dramatic events of the past three days have put Thais on edge The royal announcement made it clear that the party violated electoral law, Srisuwan Janya, secretary-general of the Association for the Protection of the Constitution, told Reuters Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Thai commission to rule on princess running for PM after king's rebuke

[] The election on March 24 is the first since a military coup in 2014 Loading Thai Raksa Chart's Executive Chairman Chaturon Chaisaeng declined to comment on Sunday on the request to disband the party Reuters Election Thailand Most Viewed in World Loading

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri sent Roman Abramovich message after Man City loss

[] Sarri was disappointed with the result on Sunday (Image: GETTY ) Sarri's Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 on Sunday (Image: GETTY ) It is understood Sarri is also facing further scrutiny over his handling of youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi All I can do is apologise to the fans because it is not acceptable

Pep Guardiola defends Maurizio Sarri after Manchester City thump Chelsea

[] People expect 'Okay, manager arrives, he buys players and immediately come [results]' - it needs time It depends on the belief from the owners, the people who are in charge; they really need to believe in that That is the reason why I am enjoying this period at this club I have a good relationship with him so it is no problem at all

Premier League grades: Man City and Man Utd shine, but Chelsea and Everton slump

[] ( Ron Walker ) Sky Sports Fantasy Football top points scorer: Jonathan Hogg (6 points) Watford: B Watford's hopes of earning European football gathered momentum after a deserved victory over a desperately poor Everton, a result which will have brought as much satisfaction as any other this season for the home supporters

Vonn wins bronze medal in the final race of her career

[] Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the US poses during the medal ceremony in Are, Sweden, Feb 10, 2019 I wish my mom and my brother and my sister could be here, but half the family is here so that's good The upper section was a bit bumpy and with my knee it's really hard on the body

Check out the best of the 2019 WKC Masters Agility Championship (VIDEO)

[] Check out the best of the 2019 WKC Masters Agility Championship Video Details See the best action from the 2019 Masters Agility competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Stocks open higher ahead of U.S.-China trade talks

[] The talks are aimed at resolving a trade war that threatens to stunt global economic growth, in part by raising prices on goods for consumers and companies Corporate earnings were mixed on a light day for reporting European markets were mostly higher, though the British FTSE 100 fell

Carmen Argenziano, Stargate SG-1 and The Godfather: Part II Actor, Dies at 75: 'He Was a Consummate Gentleman'

[] Get push notifications with news, features and more To genre fans, he is best known for his role as Jacob Carter/Selmak on the series Stargate SG-1 , a role he relished and recurred in for seven years, the post reads Angelocci, and his three children, according to The Sun

Here Are All The Winners At The 2019 Grammy Awards

[] Album of the Year Winner: Golden Hour Kacey Musgraves Invasion of Privacy Cardi B By the Way, I Forgive You Brandi Carlile Scorpion Drake H.E.R Diplo & Mark Ronson Northern Soul Above & Beyond feat 2 Natalia Lafourcade 2:00 AM Raquel Sofía Vives Carlos Vives Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: Winner: Aztlán Zoé Clairoscura Aterciopelados Coastcity Coastcity Encanto Tropical Monsieur Periné Gourmet Orishas Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Winner: ¡México Por Siempre! Luis Miguel Primero Soy Mexicana Angela Aguilar Mitad y Mitad Calibre 50 Totalmente Juan Gabriel Vol

Jennifer Lopez defends her Grammys Motown tribute

[] I’m just very humbled and honored to be able to have sung those songs The women, joined by Lady Gaga and Jada Pinkett Smith, spoke of music’s unifying qualities (Lopez specifically spoke of how it catapulted her from the world of dance to the big screen.)

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Gemma Collins admits she REGRETS Jason Gardiner Dancing on Ice feud

[] We all knew I was never going to be able to be lifted He told Lorraine Kelly: I’m relieved for the other contestants that are in the show who are really brilliant that now the focus can be on their merit and how hard they’ve worked There was nothing personal until it got personal and she accused me of something really quite libellous It was disturbing because she never actually apologised, either

The Favourite Oscars odds: Will The Favourite win best picture at Oscars 2019?

[] As for The Favourite's cast, William Hill list Olivia Colman at 7/2 for Best Actress - but she faces close competition against Glenn Close for her a portrayal of Joan in The Wife Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots

Gemma Collins' 'REAL' feelings over Dancing on Ice exit revealed

[] The TOWIE star was sent home by the Dancing on Ice judges after losing a dance-off against Ryan Sidebottom and Brandee Malto Judi added that despite Gemma's acceptance, there were signs she thought she could show off her talents successfully last night

BAFTAs 2019 winners: Who won at the BAFTAs? Here are all the winners - did Rami Malek win?

[] The British Academy Film and Television Awards may not make a splash overseas but in the UK are a prestigious award to win This year's BAFTAs have operated under a particularly close public eye In particular, the competition between Bohemian Rhapsody and The Favourite for Best Picture was stiff

Grammy Awards 2019: Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga and J-Lo set a dramatic dress code on the red carpet

[] Register or log in to view gallery To see this and other galleries, sign up for free today It's quick and easy to create your Telegraph account You will also be able to comment on articles, read a Premium article per week and sign up to our newsletters Register Log in Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama joined Lady Gaga, J-Lo, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Alicia Keys on Stage Getty Follow Telegraph Fashion Follow on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Instagram Lady Gaga wore metallic ruffled Celine by Hedi Slimane

Dancing on Ice 2019: Gemma Collins LEAVES Dancing on Ice 2019 - best falls and moments

[] Earlier that week, Jason had said in an interview with The Sun: I can always see who’s lazy I do despair at the state of our society today and also the entertainment industry The pair were lucky enough to not be badly injured and instead laughed off their tumble You've been amazing! Dancing on Ice continues Sunday at 6pm on ITV

Baftas 2019 fashion hits: Maya Jama, Lucy Boyton and Laura Whitmore win the style stakes on the red carpet

[] PA:Press Association 27 Claire Foy, 34, looked effortlessly stylish in this emerald green gown with delicate fringing PA:Press Association 27 The former Crown actress opted for minimal jewellery for the red carpet affair The actress wore her hair out of her face and opted for minimal jewellery and a gorgeous berry lip

2019 fashion misses: Margot Robbie, Lily Collins and Edith Bowman fail to impress on the red carpet

[] Although statement shoulders were a big trend this year, Tamara's black ball gown featured an enormous butterfly on the bodice which detracted from the otherwise understated design Plus set sparks flying this Valentine's Day with sexy high street lingerie

Kate Hudson breaks Jennifer Aniston's social media ban at 50th birthday bash to share fun picture with Friends star and Gwyneth Paltrow

[] KATE Hudson broke Jennifer Aniston's social media ban to share snaps from her 50th birthday The Mega Agency 14 Reese Witherspoon missed a step as she left Jennifer Aniston's birthday party A hotel worker rushed over to help the mum-of-three before she made her way to a chauffeur-driven car

Lady Gaga wins three Grammys, Michelle Obama makes surprise appearance

[] Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, former first lady Michelle Obama and Jada Pinkett Smith at the 61st Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2019 Lady Gaga's hit song Shallow from the movie A Star is Born won two Grammys, while the musician-turned actress took a third Grammy home for her Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Going), which won for pop solo performance

Fall Out Boy Glowed TF Up For The 2019 Grammys Red Carpet And Sugar, I'm Going Down

[] Seriously, the glow-up of this band is astounding First up we have lead singer Patrick Stump, the hat-wearing, confusing-lyric-singing extraordinaire: And then Pete Wentz, the lyric-writing, bass-playing icon and face of emo-boys everywhere: Then we have guitar-swinging rock star Joe Trohman: And finally, Andy Hurley who, fun fact, INVENTED playing the drums: So, uh, yeah...there ya have it Tap to play GIF Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Negotiations hit snag as shutdown deadline approaches

[] You cannot take a shutdown off the table, and you cannot take $5.7 (billion) off the table, Mulvaney told NBC, but if you end up someplace in the middle, yeah, then what you probably see is the president say, ‘Yeah, OK, and I’ll go find the money someplace else.’ A congressional deal seemed to stall even after Mulvaney convened a bipartisan group of lawmakers at Camp David, the presidential retreat in northern Maryland

Iran's president calls Trump 'idiot' as crowds chant 'death to America'

[] Iran’s president has insisted enemy plots against the country will fail and called President Donald Trump an idiot as vast crowds marked 40 years since the Islamic revolution Rouhani lambasted calls from the United States and Europe for a fresh agreement to curb Iran’s missile programme

The art and science of Japan's cherry blossom forecasting

[] When the tip of the bud turns a faint pink, it's just a week until bloom-time Pink and white blossoms seem to decorate everything from beer cans to sakura-flavored chips and flower-themed candy One of them in Tokyo, however, is known to be at the Yasukuni Shrine And we announce the blossoming if five or six flowers appear, he added

BREXIT SNUB: Barnier warns Stephen Barclay that Brussels WILL NOT renegotiate May's deal

[] After a two-hour dinner, Mr Barnier emerged from the British residence in Brussels having told his negotiating counterpart that the EU will continue to refuse alter the Irish backstop, the mechanism to avoid a hard border Tonight’s meeting was described as constructive by the UK Government, who have pledged to continue negotiations until they reach a compromise acceptable to MPs in Westminster

Smith & Wesson: Reputation among gun supporters is main concern

[] AOBC’s reasonable business judgment is that an investment in such an unknown, niche market is not a sound business decision, the firm wrote, adding that it will continue to regularly assess the market Such brand attacks may well come, but, if they do, they will come from committed opponents of private firearm ownership

Ilhan Omar addresses anti-Semitic tweets: ‘I unequivocally apologize’

[] Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on this painful history of anti-Semitic tropes The freshman Democrat came under a massive wave of bipartisan backlash Monday after she implied that pro-Israel lobbyist groups, such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, were using campaign contributions to influence U.S. lawmakers It’s gone on too long and we must be willing to address it, she wrote

Ilhan Omar apologizes after being accused of using 'antisemitic tropes'

[] These tweets are part of a disturbing pattern of behavior that must end, said the ADL chief executive, Jonathan Greenblatt Earlier this month the Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill that would undermine the BDS movement Several Democratic presidential candidates and potential contenders opposed it

Dreams of Empire: Analysts doubt UK military will get ‘hard’ post-Brexit

[] HomeUK News Dreams of Empire: Analysts doubt UK military will get ‘hard’ post-Brexit Published time: 11 Feb, 2019 19:33 Edited time: 11 Feb, 2019 19:55 Get short URL FILE PHOTO Increases in armaments production won’t actually be helpful to the economy, as the number of people employed there is quite small

US-backed Syrian forces battle to capture last ISIL enclave

[] The SDF launched an offensive on Saturday attempting to expel about 600 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, ISIS) fighters from a 4-square-kilometre area in Baghouz village, near the Iraqi border on the eastern banks of the Euphrates River The armed group overran large parts of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014, but a series of military offensives have reduced that territory to just Baghouz Inside Story Has ISIL been defeated in Syria

The chances of another government shutdown are rising after border security negotiations hit a serious snag

[] Funding for a large portion of the federal government runs out on February 15 Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, predicted would be finished by last Friday They used to have all these different systems; nobody knew what was going on We have a very good, solid system that looks good and is very powerful, as a wall

Buhari, Nigeria ruling party execs 'attacked' at rally in Ogun State

[] The APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, had earlier been similarly attacked and supporters of the APC candidate chased from the venue of the event The February 16 race is seen as a two-horse race between the two even though the ballot paper is expected to have over seventy aspirants

Iran marks 40 years since Islamic Revolution with nostalgia and threats

[] Prices have soared, the rial currency has plummeted and food and medical shortages have affected households across Iran But authorities say that the country is no stranger to hardship, and regularly invoke its people's steadfastness in the eight-year war with Iraq in the 1980s CNN's Shirzad Bozorgmehr, Zahra Ullah and Samuel Quashie-Idun contributed to this report

Justin Fairfax dodges impeachment process, calls for ‘independent investigation’ of rape claims

[] With impeachment proceedings put on hold, embattled Virginia Lt Patrick Hope, a Democrat representing Arlington, planned to file articles of impeachment but abruptly hit the breaks early Monday He, too, said he still wanted an investigation, saying the General Assembly needs to hear from the two women, Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson

'I'm on €410 a month': Anxious Britons in France reveal why they won't apply for residency permits

[] READ ALSO: Carte de séjour: The key questions about French residency permits you need answering Emotion and relief: How Brits in France feel to have secured their futures amid Brexit anxiety Other reasons Britons in France gave for not having applied included the fact they ad only just arrived in France or that their income was from the UK

Sala died from horrific head injuries & body had to be ID'd by fingerprints

[] Within a few hours search vessel FBV Morven picked up a signal and a remote-controlled submarine fitted with a camera was sent down to formally identify the wreckage Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun

Cash delivery van driver disappears in France with €1 million

[] The 28-year-old man had stopped in front of a Western Union office at around 6:00 am (0500 GMT) in Aubervilliers, a suburb just north of the capital, and stayed behind the wheel as two of his colleagues went inside An inquiry has been opened by France's anti-gang squad

Homosexuals Persecuting Christians in America - Do You Feel The Walls Closing In?

[] Whatever the nature of schooling - home school, private school, Catholic school - we do not tolerate disrespect for differences [19] https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/exclusive-homeschooling-families-cant-teach-homosexuality-a-sin-in.. A recurring donation of even $15 or $25 per month would be a huge blessing

We must be ready to use ‘hard power’ against Moscow and Beijing – UK defense chief

[] Delivering a speech at the Royal United Services Institute in London, he accused resurgent Moscow of boosting its military arsenal to bring former Soviet states like Georgia and Ukraine back into its orbit DETAILS TO FOLLOW Trends: Gavin Williamson newsUK news

‘Enemy can’t ask us to leave, they must leave’: Iran calls for US to withdraw from the region

[] That said, the decision to pull out the majority of US troops caused backlash at home, where politicians across the partisan divide sounded the alarm that it will cause a resurgence of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and leave the country open to Iran and Russia

Patrick Shanahan, acting defense chief, makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

[] Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan took a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Monday, his first-ever visit to the country where U.S. troops have been stationed for 17 years The two sides have been meeting in Qatar over the past month Mr. Khalilizad said it’s possible the U.S. and Taliban could reach a deal before the Afghan presidential election in July This article is based in part on wire service reports

Nigeria election: ‘Mr Honesty’ tainted by failure to tackle corruption

[] On the contrary, Buhari has been happy to appear in public with the governor, and came in person to endorse his campaign for re-election in Kano, a traditional APC stronghold – which, with a population bigger than Belgium, is the biggest state in Nigeria

Japanese cities worried about receiving more foreign workers: survey

[] Some of the municipalities that are not so positive about accepting more workers from other countries said they think higher priority should be given to efforts to secure jobs for elderly Japanese people and women In the past, the country has granted working visas only to people with high skills and professional knowledge such as doctors, lawyers and teachers

Four decades after its revolution, Iran is still stuck in the past

[] The war changed the IRGC, which now commands more than 100,000 troops and oversees the baseej , a thuggish militia of perhaps one million volunteer vigilantes The revolution of 1979 has brought mostly misery, but another one is probably not in the offing

Are the 'yellow vests' putting investors off France?

[] On Saturday, a protester attending a Paris rally had four fingers blown off, apparently after handling a grenade fired by police to repel demonstrators who clashed with officers near the National Assembly They are demanding fairer taxation on middle- to low-income households

Malaysia's Najib tones down the bling ahead of 1MDB fraud trial

[] Najib's urbane manner made him popular on the international stage, and he and Rosmah made frequent foreign trips - rubbing shoulders with world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, cosying up to tech titans such as China's Jack Ma, and playing golf with ex-US President Barack Obama

Elizabeth Warren’s unusual brand of wonkish populism

[] Their assumptions are probably too rosythe wealthy are good at avoiding taxes, and determining the size of fortunes is trickier than tracking annual incomes Mr Piketty’s native France has ditched its wealth tax Daniel Drezner, a professor at Tufts University, describes this as Trumpism with a human face

The brother of Jeff Bezos' lover is allegedly the one who gave The National Enquirer the Amazon CEO's private texts

[] (Michael Sanchez) is an avid supporter of President Donald Trump and associate of Trump-linked figures including Carter Page and the recently-indicted Roger Stone, though he denied being involved According to The Daily Beast, another source in extensive communication with senior leaders at AMI also said that Michael Sanchez was the supplier of the offending texts

The Education of Cory Booker

[] But he is also quick to put a fine point on where his support for school choice ends, namely with schools that are not providing a quality education for students It remains to be seen whether Booker will be able to do that in a bid for the country's highest office, though from a recent interview it seems as though he'll try It's the proudest work that I've ever done, Booker said

Ex-Supreme Court chief charged with 47 counts of power abuse

[] The scandal involving justices at the top court has rattled the country, placing the judiciary under unprecedented scrutiny The prosecution will soon decide whether to press charges on other judges alleged to have been involved in the power abuse, it said

Defiant Leaker Amid White House Probe Reveals Trump Still Ticking Off 'Executive Time'

[] Sources told Axios that the term is a euphemism for the time the president spends hanging out in his residence watching TV, tweeting, making phone calls and holding impromptu meetings When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing, Trump tweeted I had no choice but to work very long hours! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 10, 2019 Download

Michaelia Cash to front court over union investigation, police raids

[] Journalists were tipped off about the 2017 raids, which were conducted by the Australian Federal Police Instead they were sent to our offices in large numbers to find a couple of pieces of paper relating to donations that were made over a decade ago and donations that were declared and made publicly available

What's at stake? Trump may focus on N. Korea nuke complex, Kim on US rewards

[] so the North will likely try to win some economic benefits,'' said Chon Hyun-joon, president of the Institute of Northeast Asia Peace Cooperation Studies in South Korea If lower level officials can't lay the ground for a bigger deal ahead of the summit, the Kim-Trump meeting could be cancelled, said Lim Eul Chul, a professor at South Korea's Kyungnam University who has advised the Moon government on North Korea-related policies

62% of South Koreans optimistic about Trump-Kim summit

[] The remaining 2.4 percent didn't give an answer or said they don't have any opinion The poll conducted on request from broadcaster CBS has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points and a confidence level of 95 percent Realmeter said the optimistic view is prevalent among all supporters of liberal and moderate political parties and in all regions and age groups, excluding those in their 60s or older

Fresh White House schedule leaks — and 'Executive Time' — are flowing unabated despite ongoing hunt for culprit

[] According to the documents Trump spent about half of the entire four days last week in the now notoriously titled Executive Time Former White House chief of staff John Kelly attempted to clamp down on the leaks by taking several precautions, including conducting sweeps to collect personal devices and banning cell phones at the West Wing

Icy weather hampers post-holiday travel rush

[] Technical malfunctions in Zhangjiazhuang, Hebei province, led to delays on Sunday, as seen on a screen at Beijing Railway Station Heavy snow in central and eastern parts of the country is posing the biggest obstacle to those driving back to major cities and coastal areas

Wayne Rooney faces lonely Valentine's as furious Coleen jets off with kids

[] He and Vicki, 32, were seen downing shots until 2.30am Getty Images - Getty 7 Wayne and Coleen are parents to sons Kai, Klay, Kit and Cass Instagram 7 Coleen has threatened to take the kids and leave Wayne over his behaviour Wayne is now due to report back to the resort for eight more days of pre-season training RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uk

McCourty brothers share Super Bowl details on Brian Hoyer, more

[] Stephon Gilmore made arguably the biggest play of Super Bowl LIII Don’t forget de facto coordinator Brian Flores, either, for the call, or Bill Belichick for assembling a heady defense ready for the moment We’d be in walkthrough, doing all our different stuff, and Tom would check to a run play

Kyler Murray's decision presents a major issue for MLB

[] And that would have come for Murray only after who knows how many years in the minor leagues, playing for pennies in tiny towns and small stadiums while the A’s delayed his major league debut in order to game his service time Murray picking football over baseball is no surprise at all; for MLB, that may be the worst part of it all

Kareem Hunt Signs Browns Contract; GM Says RB 'Deserves a Second Chance'

[] Until Hunt is reinstated from the exempt list, he will be unable to participate in practices, play in or attend games with his new team Running back didn't appear to be an area of need for the Browns, but they addressed it nonetheless with their controversial signing of Hunt

Colin Cowherd on the Lakers: ‘This is going to be an incredibly choppy 2nd half’ (VIDEO)

[] Colin Cowherd on the Lakers: ‘This is going to be an incredibly choppy 2nd half’ Video Details Colin Cowherd talks the NBA on today's show Hear why he thinks the Los Angeles Lakers are an average team and thinks the 2nd half of the season is going to be incredibly choppy

Colin Cowherd to Dak: ‘Career longevity and elevation is secured by not being … the highest paid guy’ (VIDEO)

[] Colin Cowherd to Dak: ‘Career longevity and elevation is secured by not being … the highest paid guy’ Video Details Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is up for a new contract this summer and Colin Cowherd has some things to say about it Hear why Colin believes Dak should take a pay cut to ensure that the Cowboys can field a competitive roster

Greg Jennings: 'The biggest problem with the Boston Celtics is Kyrie Irving' (VIDEO)

[] Greg Jennings: ‘The biggest problem with the Boston Celtics is Kyrie Irving’ Video Details Greg Jennings gives his take on the state of the Boston Celtics Hear why Greg thinks Kyrie Irving is the biggest problem for the Celtics

There are no winners in Costas-NBC-NFL feud

[] As for NBC, like CBS, FOX and ESPN, they are petrified of the NFL and will do anyting the league wants, and while that isn't exactly news and it is business, it's just so weak IN CLOSING : Ex-NFL QB Christian Hackenberg Has Poor AAF Debut is a headline that should surprise no one

Chris Broussard explains the Lakers’ one assurance to make the postseason (VIDEO)

[] Chris Broussard explains the Lakers’ one assurance to make the postseason Video Details Chris Broussard talks about the NBA on today's show Hear why Broussard believes LeBron James will not bring a championship to the Los Angeles Lakers this season, but he'll get them into the playoffs

Nick Wright shares his concerns on the Lakers’ chances to make the playoffs (VIDEO)

[] Nick Wright shares his concerns on the Lakers’ chances to make the playoffs Video Details Nick Wright gives his take on the Los Angeles Lakers chances to make the playoffs Hear why he thinks they can only lose more 10 games moving forward to get the 7th or 8th seed

Pep Guardiola defends Maurizio Sarri after Manchester City thump Chelsea

[] People expect 'Okay, manager arrives, he buys players and immediately come [results]' - it needs time It depends on the belief from the owners, the people who are in charge; they really need to believe in that That is the reason why I am enjoying this period at this club I have a good relationship with him so it is no problem at all

Stocks in Asia poised to see gains; Geopolitical uncertainty continues to weigh

[] Axios reported on Sunday, citing two administration officials, that President Donald Trump's advisors have informally discussed holding a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping next month at the Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club in Florida That meeting could take place as soon as mid-March, the report said Reuters and CNBC's Fred Imbert contributed to this report

Treasury says lower tax refund reports 'misleading'

[] Tax refund amounts down for Americans The Gartman Letter editor and CEO Dennis Gartman discusses how the IRS tax refunds decrease this affects the U.S. economy More than 12 percent fewer returns have been received year-over-year However, as noted by the Treasury, the data is based on a small sample of data

Top lawmakers to meet to revive stalled border talks with shutdown days away

[] By Erica Werner and Erica Werner Congressional reporter focusing on economic policy Email Bio Follow Damian Paletta Damian Paletta Reporter covering economic policy Email Bio Follow February 11 at 9:05 AM Key lawmakers plan to meet Monday afternoon in a late-stage bid to avert a government shutdown, trying to revive talks that derailed over the weekend amid a dispute on immigration enforcement rules Republicans in Congress have tried to avoid Trump’s hardline rhetoric during negotiations, but his support is crucial for a final deal

Paris mayor declares new war on Airbnb

[] Hidalgo has accused the home-sharing platform of breaking the law by listing 1,000 homes that have not been officially registered with the City of Paris I have nothing against Parisians who rent their home a few days a year to make some cash, said the mayor

Higher household product prices on the way

[] OMG, P&G trying to trademark LOL, NBD FBN's Lauren Simonetti on P&G's efforts to trademark various acronyms in an efforts to attract millennials Even with a strong economy, there are limits to how much brands can charge without losing some customers

Weak hands may be signalling a ‘major market decline,’ fund manager warns

[] With the snowy afternoon doing little to ice her enthusiasm, Klobuchar spoke of the need to heal the heart of our democracy and renew our commitment to the common good Shawn Langlois Shawn Langlois is an editor and writer for MarketWatch in Los Angeles We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment

Taiwan offshore wind saga rattles global investors

[] While Taiwan is a small Asian nation with a population of about 24m, its sprawling industrial sector uses enormous amounts of electricity While some executives privately said they believed Taiwan’s tariff cut would not derail the country’s plans for offshore wind, others warned the saga had already damaged confidence regarding political risk in the country

Thai princess’s bid to be prime minister jolts election process

[] It is a plot fit for a political thriller: a movie-star princess contests national elections, aligning with a billionaire former prime minister in exile while pitting herself against a military junta Ms Ubolratana has remained a popular figure in Thai culture while also courting controversy

This Guy's First Day Of A New Job Story Will Make You Cringe And Laugh At The Same Time

[] Jon Caña is a digital marketer in San Francisco who started a new job at a company called Essence in October He was at a company holiday party when the office manager told him in passing that those flowers weren't actually for him Cana thought it was hilarious and decided to update his followers

Cate Blanchett Basically Wore An Infinity Stones Necklace To The BAFTAs And People Made Jokes

[] So, this is what actor Cate Blanchett wore to the BAFTAs on Sunday For those that don't remember, shame on you Tap to play GIF She ~seemingly~ dies at the end of the movie, but with superheroes and friggin' gods in the mix, IDK if i trust that she's truly gone

Alicia Keys' Dual-Piano Performance At The Grammy's Was Amazing And We Need To Talk About It

[] ICYMI, Alicia Keys was the host of the Grammy’s this year Tap to play GIF Everyone was blown away #GRAMMYs 02:40 AM - 11 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Alicia's performance is quickly becoming one of the most talked-about moments of the Grammy's

12 People Who Have Dramatically Changed Since Their First Grammys

[] Miley Cyrus at her first Grammys in 2008: An iconic, now meme-worthy, moment in time Miley Cyrus at the Grammys in 2019: Ricky Martin and date at the Grammys in 1999: Ricky Martin and son at the 2019 Grammys: Cute cute cute Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Here Are All The Winners At The 2019 Grammy Awards

[] Album of the Year Winner: Golden Hour Kacey Musgraves Invasion of Privacy Cardi B By the Way, I Forgive You Brandi Carlile Scorpion Drake H.E.R Diplo & Mark Ronson Northern Soul Above & Beyond feat 2 Natalia Lafourcade 2:00 AM Raquel Sofía Vives Carlos Vives Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: Winner: Aztlán Zoé Clairoscura Aterciopelados Coastcity Coastcity Encanto Tropical Monsieur Periné Gourmet Orishas Best Regional Mexican Music Album: Winner: ¡México Por Siempre! Luis Miguel Primero Soy Mexicana Angela Aguilar Mitad y Mitad Calibre 50 Totalmente Juan Gabriel Vol

A List Of All The Famous People That Went To Jennifer Aniston’s 50th Birthday Party

[] A representative of our troops, military legend, Demi Gi Jane Moore was there Barbra Streisand even got an invite! And last but not least, the queen of vagina steams and sex dust, Gwyneth Paltrow, was also there Suddenly I feel so poor and unsuccessful! Have a great day! Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Pink's Kids Gave Her A Handmade Grammy After Losing For The 20th Time And My Heart Is Tingling

[] Her children Willow and Jameson presented her with a handmade, honorary Grammy Award of her own Because she'll always be a winner in their eyes, duh Tap to play GIF Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Tony Mokbel seriously injured in Barwon Prison stabbing

[] It is understood paramedics treated Mokbel inside the prison before taking him to the waiting air ambulance outside Gangland kingpin Carl Williams was beaten to death with the seat of an exercise bicycle in the prison's maximum-security Acacia unit in April 2010

A Graphic Video Of Cardi B Giving Birth Is Being Used To Promote Offset's New Album And Twitter Has Thoughts

[] In the continued twists and turns of Cardi B and Offset's relationship, there's always bound to be another update on the horizon But one of the standout parts of the trailer comes at the very end, showing Offset in the delivery room back in July while Cardi gives birth

The Fight Over The Michael Jackson Doc "Leaving Neverland" Is Getting Ugly

[] In his letter to HBO, however, Weitzman claims Robson’s family history of suicidal, major depression on his father’s side is a much more simple explanation for his breakdowns I want to be able to speak the truth as loud as I had to speak the lie, he said

Ariana Grande Posted What She Would've Worn To The Grammys And Ms. Ponytail Snapped TBH

[] According to Variety, Grammy producers would not let her perform 7 Rings unless it was part of a medley A QUEEN WHO'S AT THE PEAK OF HER CAREER! The ponytail girl snapped Tap to play GIF Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Katy Perry Freaked Out Over Kate Hudson Breaking The Social Media Ban To Share Pics From Jennifer Aniston's Party

[] And when I say star-studded, I really mean it Celebrities in attendance included George and Amal Clooney, Robert Downey Jr, Reese Witherspoon, Demi Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ellen DeGeneres, Barbara Streisand, Jason Bateman, Lisa Kudrow, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Sandra Bullock and a certain Mr Brad Pitt

18 Hilarious Jokes About The 2019 Grammys

[] On Drake's speech: Shea Serrano @SheaSerrano THE GRAMMYS: drake please come to the grammysDRAKE: noTHE GRAMMYS: we’ll give you an awardDRAKE, accepting his award: listen none of this matters it’s all bullshTHE GRAMMYS: CUT TO COMMERCIAL DEAR GOD CUT TO COMMERCIAL 03:02 AM - 11 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 11

16 Awkward Moments From The 2019 Grammys

[] 03:39 AM - 11 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 8 Meghan Trainor had some trouble getting the envelope open: 9 Offset made this face during Cardi's performance: Tap to play GIF 10 Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

RIP INF Treaty: Russia’s Victory, America’s Waterloo

[] Orlov is one of our favorite essayists on Russia and all sorts of other things A victim of hubris Forced to react, the Americans, with the EU in tow, tried to cause public relations scandals over some unrelated matter Ignore Russia’s efforts to demonstrate that the accusation is false

Politics and the English Language

[] George Orwell, the world-renowned author of  Animal Farm  and  Nineteen Eighty-Four , wrote the following essay in 1946 Still, if you or I were told to write a few lines on the uncertainty of human fortunes, we should probably come much nearer to my imaginary sentence than to the one from  Ecclesiastes

Here's Why These Pictures Of Kate Middleton And Meghan Markle Have Started A Double Standards Debate

[] Last night marked the biggest night in British Film as the BAFTAs hit London It's worth pointing out that the difference in timing and tone of the two events could be a factor in why Kate's dress was deemed more acceptable than Meghan's by commentators

How to Tell Who is Controlled Opposition

[] What I can know is (A) what I’ve learned about the world, (B) the ways the political/media class is lying about what I know about the world, and (C) when someone says something which highlights those lies Call the bullshit what it is and use the truth for what it is

23 Posts That Will Make You Say, "Sometimes The Internet Can Be Good"

[] OK, we all know the old ~world wide web~ can be a dark, strange, and sometimes scary place 🦇 Ekimmara 🦇 @carson__hudson Big fan of this picture of a veterinarian showing a cat how fat he is Kevín @KevOnStage I don't usually yell at my kids Anytime kids remind us about the simple joys in life

A History of Jewish Money-Hoarding and Power-Grabbing

[] The wealthy have always held disproportionate influence in their societies, typically to the benefit of individuals or their families Among the top 35, no less than 19 (54%) are Jews; in addition to the above four are D In fact the proportion of wealthy Jews may well have increased since then

A Better World: Maduro Wins, North Korea Keeps Its Nukes

[] A second summit meeting for the US and North Korea is reportedly scheduled to take place in Vietnam at the end of the month Maybe Kim’s power base could be persuaded to consent to relinquishing the DPRK’s sovereignty like so many nations before (including my own) and join the blob to relieve the pressure

Venezuela Is an Opportunity for Russia and China to Change the World

[] I am not as confident as Moon of Alabama that Venezuela’s effort dating back to Chavez to be a sovereign country independent of Washington’s control can survive Venezuela is an opportunity for Russia and China to assume the leadership of the world, but I doubt the Russian and Chinese governments have the vision to seize the opportunity and, thereby, fundamentally change the world

Waffle House offers sweetheart deal for Valentine's Day; tax refunds take a hit

[] Live Waffle House offers sweetheart deal for Valentine's Day; tax refunds take a hit For video troubleshooting and help click here

'Women Do Not Succeed Here'

[] Don’t push that rock up the hill, it will roll back on you and crush you, he told her, according to her complaint Recently, facing widespread criticism over this practice, several major companies ― including Microsoft, Uber and Google ― have disavowed these arbitration clauses and will allow employees to press sex discrimination charges in public Have you experienced harassment and retaliation in the workplace

Leaked Wikileaks Doc: US Military Uses IMF, World Bank as 'Unconventional Weapons'

[] In addition to choosing its president, the U.S. is also the bank’s largest shareholder, making it the only member nation to have veto rights Though it was released over a decade ago, this U.S. coup manual recently highlighted by WikiLeaks serves as a salient reminder that the so-called independence of these financial institutions is an illusion and that they are among the many financial weapons regularly used by the U.S. government to bend countries to its will and even overthrow U.S.-disfavored governments

On the Agenda: Everything that's happening in France this week

[] The official unemployment figures for the last quarter of 2018 will be published on Thursday Check out the different exhibits, attend parades during the day or night, and browse a market selling local products So if you haven't celebrated the beginning of the Year of the Pig yet, this is your chance

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Putin Again

[] First, there were legal changes that made the learning of ethnic minority languages in Russia’s national republics voluntary In my world, all the ethnic republics and oblasts will be replaced with gubernias; all the Lenin statues will be toppled, all the Lenin and Soviet streets renamed; there will be open borders (or no borders) between Russia, Belorussia, and the Ukraine; and it will be the judges and prosecutors who imprisoned people on 282 who will themselves be sitting in Arctic penal colonies For now, I am once again ready to serve as ein strammer Putin-soldat

Clash of Civilizations: Faustian West Decays, Slavic Christendom Rises

[] [Clip: A number of governments continue to view civil society as adversaries instead of partners [Clip: We need to work out ways to protect our sovereignty, defense against interference from outside Dubious beginnings mark this so-called democracy group And of this battalion, fully equipped for lethal battle, international Jewry has NO defense!

'Someone must account': Ivorian president on Gbagbo's ICC acquittal

[] Ivory Coast’s president Alassane Ouattara says justice must be served to the victims of the 2010 post-election violence, following the acquittal of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo by the International Criminal Court Gbagbo’s release has come at a particularly tense time in Ivory Coast

Japanese Determined to Sign Treaty With Russia, Resolve Kuril Islands Dispute

[] Russia and Japan engaged last month in full-scale talks aimed at eventually signing a permanent peace treaty after the end of World War II, which the two countries have not been able to reach so far, primarily due to the dispute over the Kuril islands, claimed by both countries

Health chiefs raise alarm over measles outbreak at French Alps ski resort

[] It recommended that parents ensure that they and their children are vaccinated against the highly contagious disease, as thousands of families prepare to hit the slopes during winter school vacations in the coming weeks Cases have been rising in France and other parts of the developed world in recent years, the result of fewer children being vaccinated against a viral disease that causes rashes and inflammation which can quickly prove fatal

France, Week 13: Protestor's Hand Blown Off by Police Grenade

[] Act XIII was marked by a serious incident in the morning already Sadly, Castaner completely ignored the serious injury that blew off the hand of a protester 🇫🇷 [#ActeXIII] La #police a jeté du gaz lacrymogène aux entrées des bouches de #métro à #Lyon : des civils qui n'étaient pas avec les #GiletsJaunes et même des enfants ont été touchés

Hail Salvini: Glorious New Caesar Swears to Free Italy From Gaulish Financial Slavery

[] Saturday's latest verbal crackdown targeting of the Bank of Italy comes after central bankers issued more pessimistic economic growth forecasts for this year compared with the numbers underpinning the government’s budget The newspaper reported that the Italian cabinet was divided on the issue

The entrepreneur's haven

[] If you try and fail, at least you will have learnt something Your newspaper records 11 success stories of foreigner-founded businesses in China, spanning a range of sectors or segments: manufacturing, public relations, outdoor products, beer, fitness, food, catering, human resources and tea 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Next   >>| 1/12 Next

Lady Gaga wins three Grammys, Michelle Obama makes surprise appearance

[] Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, former first lady Michelle Obama and Jada Pinkett Smith at the 61st Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2019 Lady Gaga's hit song Shallow from the movie A Star is Born won two Grammys, while the musician-turned actress took a third Grammy home for her Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Going), which won for pop solo performance

Ricky Martin Brought His 10-Year-Old Son To The Grammys And It's So Cute

[] In case you need a pick-me-up, let me present to you: Ricky Martin and his 10-year-old son Matteo at the Grammys Ricky's smile at bringing his son along for the ride This is the kind of pure content I need Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Bebe Rexha Showed Up To The Grammys Looking Incredible After Designers Refused To Dress Her

[] Bebe Rexha, the singer-songwriter who is seriously killing the game right now, showed up to the 2019 Grammys looking like a straight-up queen She's nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group Performance tonight! I don't mean to sound repetitive but THIS is how you do a red carpet, people!!! Last month, Bebe posted a video to Instagram that called out designers for refusing to dress her because of her size Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Dua Lipa Shaded The Grammy President Who Told Women To "Step It Up" And It's Iconic

[] Well, she did something ICONIC at the Grammys Sunday night First, she won a frickin' Grammy for Electricity a song that is an out-of-body experience for me Good for you, Dua! And congrats! Tap to play GIF Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Brutally honest reviews of every Grammys 2019 performance

[] Fabulous fashions were on display on the red carpet at Sunday's 61st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Click through to see the night's best dressed and most questionable looks Read on for reviews of every performance at this year's show Things livened up once Ricky Martin took the stage in his all-white suit, joined by J. Balvin who did a few bars -- too few, honestly -- of Mi Gente

Fall Out Boy Glowed TF Up For The 2019 Grammys Red Carpet And Sugar, I'm Going Down

[] Seriously, the glow-up of this band is astounding First up we have lead singer Patrick Stump, the hat-wearing, confusing-lyric-singing extraordinaire: And then Pete Wentz, the lyric-writing, bass-playing icon and face of emo-boys everywhere: Then we have guitar-swinging rock star Joe Trohman: And finally, Andy Hurley who, fun fact, INVENTED playing the drums: So, uh, yeah...there ya have it Tap to play GIF Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Post comment Sign in to comment

Ariana Grande Won Her First-Ever Grammy Award Despite Skipping The Show Because Of A Fight With Producers

[] I've kept my mouth shut but now you're lying about me, Grande wrote on Twitter, responding to a screenshot of an Associated Press article in which Ehrlich said things fell through with the pop star performing on this year's show because she thought it was too late for her to pull something together

Hulu greenlights ‘Howard the Duck’ and three other animated Marvel shows

[] Presumably, the strategy here is to make funny shows about some of the weirder Marvel characters Thank you to @Marvel & @hulu for letting me do fowl things to Howard in animation! But the *real* brains of our operation is a legit cartoon genius – the great Meatwad himself, Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s @DaveWillis2! Prepare to get Ducked hard! https://t.co/ofQDnuHAbo KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) February 11, 2019

Jobvite raises $200M+ and acquires three recruitment startups to expand its platform play

[] While a lot of recruitment software (and the recruitment process) has traditionally been quite fragmented, a move to cloud solutions has provided an avenue for consolidating the process and using one platform to manage it K1’s investment will create the only true end-to-end talent acquisition platform and will provide our customers with accelerated growth in innovation of product features and services

Bevy acquires community-focused networking company CMX

[] To do that, it organizes the CMX Summit and also offers membership to a private network called CMX Pro The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed We’re thrilled to join forces and work toward a more meaningfully connected world Startup Grind founders raise $6.4M for community event platform Bevy

DoorDash is reportedly raising $500M at a $6B+ valuation

[] According to the WSJ, Temasek Holdings Pte., Singapore’s state investment firm, is expected to lead the round Earlier this year, the food-delivery startup became the first startup to operate in all 50 states I’ve reached out to DoorDash and will update this story if I hear back

Lyft puts $700K toward Oakland’s underserved communities

[] Lyft is donating $700,000 to TransForm, an organization focused on improving access to transportation in underserved areas throughout California Lyft, which bought bike-share behemoth Motivate for about $250 million last July, is working with these organizations to figure out the best places to put bike-share stations

Lenovo Watch X was riddled with security bugs, researcher says

[] Available only for the China market, anyone who wants one has to buy one directly from the mainland But Yalon said the watch had already pinpointed my location before he had even registered his account Yalon’s research wasn’t just limited to the leaky API Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet

US iPhone users spent $79 last year, up 36% from 2017

[] And though it didn’t make the top five, Health & Fitness apps also grew 75 percent year-over-year to account for an average of $2.70, up from $1.60 in 2017 But in the near-term, the big takeaway for developers is that there is still good money to be made on the App Store, even if iPhone sales are slowing

Russia plans to test a kill switch that disconnects the country from the internet

[] Primarily, Russia aims to simulate the drastic measures it would take in the case of some kind of cyber threat to its national security While the test date is not yet known, it’s expected to happen before April 1 of this year, the last day for lawmakers to propose amendments to the Digital Economy National Program

YC is hosting interviews in New York in a couple of weeks; here’s what you need to know ahead of time

[] For years, the popular accelerator program Y Combinator has interviewed applicants to its program in the Bay Area, reimbursing teams for their travel expenses But roughly half the companies in a typical YC batch had a founder that applied more than once

Epix launches a $6 per month streaming service offering 4K video and offline access

[] Meanwhile, the network’s film library includes both new and classic movies, like A Quiet Place, Daddy’s Home, Transformers: The Last Knight, Fences, Barbershop: The Next Cut, Me Before You, and franchises like James Bond, Rocky, Mission Impossible and Star Trek

Paris sues Airbnb for illegal listings and seeks $14.2 million

[] The fine could be worth as much as $14.2 million (€12.625 million) Based on current legislation, you can’t rent an apartment more than 120 days a year Thanks to a new law, the responsibility is now shared between the hosts and the platform The company also says that regulation in Paris doesn’t comply with European regulation

I’m digging this ridiculous $19 folding laptop stand

[] The company says it works with laptops up to 15.6 inches I found myself wanting some kind of magnetic latch to keep it in place when not in use There are a few qualms here, as it to be expected with any first gen crowdfunded project, but the Moft’s not a bad little buy for the price

Taali takes its popped water lily snacks from Y Combinator to the world

[] It’s no secret that technology investors are investing more heavily in consumer businesses everything from snack foods to period products and baby formula and startups need only point to the success of Amazon as the everything store to show that there’s always money to be made in the category

Marketing company Zeta Global hires Ben Hayes as its first chief privacy officer

[] For his part, Hayes said Zeta is poised to deliver a unique value to the marketplace and, in my estimation, disrupt multiple industries in so doing If they understand it to be a net benefit to themselves they will like that thing Marketing tech company Zeta Global raises $140M at a $1.3B valuation

Phones with 5G, foldable designs and multiple cameras will lead Mobile World Congress 2019

[] This would be a tremendous moment for the beleaguered No. 2 smartphone brand, and a chance to one-up Samsung, whose foldable phone is widely expected to make an appearance in San Francisco a few days before Huawei's press conference Published : 4:00am PT Updated : 9:14am PT Read now : Moto G7 for $300, and all the rest: How to tell all four new Moto G7 phones apart Read next : Galaxy 'F' foldable phone faces 10 big issues

New figures highlight the iPhone’s rough quarter in China

[] When Apple issued revised guidance for its quarterly earnings last month, the company singled out China as a primary driver for its disappointing result Last month Tim Cook highlighted some of the reasons for the drop in the world’s largest smartphone market

Apple partners with VA to bring Health Records to veterans

[] It also represents another success by the company in terms of getting health care institutions to support its health records feature on iPhone It’s truly an honor to contribute to the improved healthcare of America’s heroes However, the partnership with the VA is one of Apple’s most significant to date

Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad transparency research

[] Signatories also urge the company to ensure that all political ads are clearly distinguished from other content, as well as being accompanied by key targeting criteria such as sponsor identity and amount spent on the platform in all EU countries Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) February 11, 2019 The facts about Facebook

Samsung promises a better look at its folding phone next week

[] Samsung’s not telling us anything we don’t already know with its latest teaser But before I hop on yet another flight to San Francisco, it’s good to know I’m getting a little more bang for my (well, Verizon’s) buck In addition to the Galaxy S10, Samsung will also be offering a much better glimpse of its long-promised foldable phone at its SF event on February 20

Softbank’s next bet: $940M into autonomous delivery startup Nuro

[] We’ve spent the last two and a half years building an amazing team, launching our first unmanned service, working with incredible partners and creating technology to fundamentally improve our daily lives, Nuro co-founder Dave Ferguson said in a statement The company partnered in 2018 with Kroger to pilot a delivery service in Arizona This licensing deal shows that Nuro’s leadership team has an appetite for diversifying the business

Bumble launches Spotlight, its own version of Tinder’s Boost

[] Bumble, currently Tinder’s biggest rival in the dating app market, today launched its own version of Tinder’s Boost feature Spotlight will then show your profile to more users for the next 30 minutes Tinder reported its paying subscriber base grew to 4.3 million as of year-end, out of a total user base that tops 50 million

Trump to sign artificial intelligence order to boost US competitiveness

[] America is widely considered the world leader in artificial intelligence – however, many believe the Chinese government’s vast access to data might give it an advantage in the coming years If no agreement is reached at that time, the Trump administration’s 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25 percent – escalating a protracted trade conflict

Trump’s planned AI initiative includes education, but lacks key details

[] This weekend, the Trump administration shed more light on the American A.I The executive order highlights, in its own words, bold, decisive actions for maintaining American’s role in developing the artificial intelligence set to touch every aspect of modern life

Nordic banking app Lunar Way raises €13M

[] The [Lunar Way] product offers all the fundamentals from a banking app We’re now welcoming more than 10,000 new users a month and counting, which is substantial considering the fact that the Nordics’ total addressable market is 27 million people I also understand the fintech is already gearing up for a new funding round pegged for later this Summer

PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

[] The solution looks at attributes like mouse movements and swipes The company was founded in 2014 and currently as 140 employees Iluz says that the two companies often work together in the same customers, rather than competing because they attack the problem differently

Expect these 5G, foldable and high-end phones at MWC 2019

[] This would be a tremendous moment for the beleaguered No. 2 smartphone brand, and a chance to one-up Samsung, whose foldable phone is widely expected to make an appearance in San Francisco a few days before Huawei's press conference Read now : Moto G7 for $300, and all the rest: How to tell all four new Moto G7 phones apart Read next : Galaxy 'F' foldable phone faces 10 big issues

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

[] If I’m not satisfied with their response, I reserve the right to take further action, he added The medical experts also called for greater transparency from platform giants to support public interest-based research into the potential mental health impacts of their platforms

Sean Parker’s govtech Brigade breaks up, Pinterest acqhires engineers

[] Mahan, Brigade’s co-founder and CEO as well as the former Causes CEO, confirms the breakup and Pinterest deal, telling us We ended up organizing the acqhire with Pinterest first because we wanted to make sure we took care of as many people on the team as possible

Two former Qualcomm engineers are using AI to fix China’s healthcare problem

[] Artificial intelligence is widely heralded as something that could disrupt the jobs market across the board potentially eating into careers as varied as accountants, advertising agents, reporters and more but there are some industries in dire need of assistance where AI could make a wholly positive impact, a core one being healthcare Infervision, which TechCrunch wrote about earlier, stations programmers and sales teams at hospitals to mingle with doctors and learn their needs

Xiaomi-backed electric toothbrush Soocas raises $30 million Series C

[] Multinational brands still dominate the oral care space in China, with Procter & Gamble, Colgate and Hawley & Hazel Chemical occupying the top three spots as of 2017, a report from Euromonitor International shows, but local players are rapidly catching up

Aurora cofounder and CEO Chris Urmson on the company’s new investor, Amazon, and much more

[] Asked about the company’s costly self-driving efforts, whose scale has been drastically downsized in the eleven months since one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, Urmson noted again that Aurora is in the business of delivering the driver, and Uber needs a lot of drivers, so we think it would be wonder to partner with them, to partner with Lyft, to partner [with companies with similar ambitions] globally