SpaceX cutting 10 percent of its staff to become a leaner company

Enlarge / Elon Musk, chief of SpaceX, made the decision to cut 10 percent of his workforce. (credit: FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO) SpaceX will lay off up to 10 percent of its work force, the company said Friday evening. The company characterized the job cuts as “a strategic realignment,” designed to ensure it is positioned to […]

Amanda Nunes stuns Cris Cyborg to become first female two-weight champ at UFC 232

Amanda Nunes stunned Cris Cyborg to clinch the UFC women’s featherweight title and become the promotion’s first ever female two-weight title holder. Stepping up a division, bantamweight queen Nunes prevailed in the battle of the Brazilians with a huge first-round KO win after a ferocious display of punching power against Cyborg. Nunes landed a huge […]

Are Your Hilton Points About to Become More Valuable on Amazon?

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Russia hysteria in West has become dangerous & an insult to the masses – analyst to RT

As media organizations and Paris try to link the Yellow Vest rallies to Moscow, analysts tell RT that the demonstrations have nothing to do with Russia, and suggesting otherwise is an insult to the protesters and their cause. Speaking to RT just one day after leaked messages revealed that a BBC journalist tried to find […]

A bipartisan group of former senators put together an open letter urging current lawmakers to become ‘zealous guardians’ of America’s democracy

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A bipartisan group of 44 former US senators put together a letter to the current US Senate, saying the nation is “at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.” The senators addressed the letter to their colleagues and warned of […]

Major Russian MMA promotions merge in bid to become a ‘world leading organization’

Leading Russian MMA promotion Absolute Championship Berkut has officially announced the purchase of two organizations – Akhmat (WFCA) and Tech-Krep FC – in a move which sees them become the biggest player in the Russian market. The merging, first reported by RT Sport’s Denis Geyko in the beginning of November, has now been officially confirmed […]

Yuan the Conqueror: Chinese currency poised to become global heavyweight, economists say

The global importance of the Chinese yuan seems destined to rise, according to strategists and economists who say flows in the currency will grow over the long term if Beijing continues to gradually open its financial system. The yuan will become more globally important as China further allows foreign capital into the country through selective […]

Largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea closes to become public park

Officials will clear out South Korea’s largest dog slaughterhouse over the next two days. The canine house of horrors has been shut following pressure from animal rights groups and a decline in the consumption of dog meat. The slaughterhouse, south of the capital Seoul, will be dismantled to make room for a public park. Korean […]