Brexit news: Cruise passengers WILL be protected despite EU deal outcome after PM vote

The current political deliberations, widely centred on potential outcomes of a Brexit deal, no deal, and a vote of no confidence in the UK leader, will not impact passengers travelling on cruise liners, it has been confirmed. The messy negotiations on Tuesday, saw the Conservative leader’s Brexit divorce proposal shunned in what was the worst […]

Report: AT&T plans layoffs despite claiming tax cut would create 7,000 jobs

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T is reportedly planning a significant round of layoffs, despite receiving a large tax break and various regulatory favors such as the repeal of net neutrality rules. Motherboard reported the pending layoffs yesterday, saying it obtained the information from AT&T internal documents and an anonymous AT&T source. “A […]

Ryanair confirms they WILL continue to fly after Brexit despite previous route concerns

Ryanair’s future in the UK and outside of Europe is now certain – even if details of the UK’s Brexit deal impact on travel are not. The budget airline has made a major reveal on upcoming routes after previously claiming its base rate journeys, loved by bargain holiday hunters across the country, could be “pulled” […]

World juniors roundup: Denmark falls again despite improved effort

Alexander Romanov had a goal and two assists as Russia beat Denmark 4-0 Thursday at the world junior hockey championship in Vancouver.  Despite the loss, it was a much improved effort from a Danish team that was trounced 14-0 by Canada on Wednesday in its tournament opener. Vitali Kravtsov had a goal and an assist […]

Mnuchin says Trump doesn’t believe he has the right to fire the Fed chair, despite reports saying he has privately discussed the possibility

Associated Press/Evan Vucci Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that President Donald Trump reassured him that he has never suggested firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Mnuchin tweeted that Trump believed he didn’t have the power to do so. The statement comes in contrast with a Bloomberg report on Friday that said Trump has repeatedly […]

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports

Unfortunately, social network leaders still appear to be tone deaf regarding Myanmar’s reported atrocities. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey posted a series of tweets encouraging followers to visit Myanmar after he’d been there for a birthday meditation retreat, seemingly ignoring widespread evidence of the country’s government committing genocide against the Rohingya people and forcing hundreds of […]

James Comey told lawmakers that he’s ‘not friends’ with Mueller, despite Trump’s claims

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former FBI Director James Comey said during his testimony before lawmakers that he and the special counsel Robert Mueller are “not friends in any social sense.” The testimony occurred in a closed-door setting, but lawmakers released a redacted transcript of the proceedings on Saturday. President Donald Trump often accuses the pair […]