All over US, polling places freeze when faced with the unexpected: voters

American midterm elections are normally sleepy affairs, but 2018’s hyper-partisan atmosphere has voters turning out in record numbers. Polling places were unprepared for the onslaught and machines broke down all over the country. In New York City, broken and jammed machines thwarted thousands of voters from Brooklyn to the Upper East Side and the Bronx, […]

Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance is an ’embarrassing’ ‘crisis’ for Trump and ‘one of the roughest foreign-policy challenges’ he’s faced yet, experts say

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Foreign-policy experts say the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is “embarrassing” and a “crisis” for President Donald Trump. Experts seem to disagree, however, on how big of a challenge this poses to Trump’s overall agenda. They say the situation creates tension between Trump and the GOP foreign-policy establishment in Congress. Experts […]

California primary candidate faced cyberattacks for a year

It’s not just sitting politicians that have faced cyberattacks ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Former California congressional primary candidate Dr. Hans Keirstead has reported to Rolling Stone that his campaign faced hacking attempts for roughly a year, starting in August 2017. They began with phishing emails sent to Keirstead’s address at his biomedical company […]

The results of the most brutal finance exam in the world have just been released — here are the questions those who took it faced

Digital Trends On Tuesday, results for Levels I and II of the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification were released. Every year, more than 100,000 people take exams to earn the CFA. The series of three exams is notoriously difficult — less than 50% of people who take the first level pass. Below are seven questions from a […]

Google faced lots of challenges in 2nd quarter but Wall Street is confident earnings are unaffected (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google faced an antitrust investigation in Europe and saw thousands of employees protest the company’s AI work with the military and even saw a woman shoot up YouTube’s headquarters during the second quarter. Wall Street analysts expect that none of it harmed the company’s financial performance. Analysts expect the company to report net revenue of […]

Dick’s faced boycott threats when it changed its gun policies — but the majority of America agrees with the retailer (DKS)

Reuters/Rick Wilking Dick’s Sporting Goods faced backlash after it changed its gun policies in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida shooting.  However, foot traffic actually increased in the two weeks after Dick’s announced the new gun policies.  73% of respondents polled by MSN said that they agreed with Dick’s decision to stop selling assault-style rifles. While […]

Holly Willoughby looks fresh faced on This Morning despite a late night at the BRIT Awards

Holly Willoughby brightened her fan’s day with a fitted pink jumper from British brand Boden and a brightly striped skirt from Zara. The This Morning presenter finished her spring-like look with pale pink heels from Office that accentuated her slim ankles. While Holly started the week wearing slimming black outfits, she changed tack today with […]

Conor McGregor faced off with Richard Branson in Ireland, stating: ‘He is no Sir on this soil’

Ethan Miller/Getty Images UFC fighter Conor McGregor and Virgin CEO Richard Branson had a play fight in front of a live audience on Wednesday. McGregor posted an image from the night on his Instagram account and told his followers that Branson is “no knighted Sir” in Ireland.   UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has given […]

Google Maps: Sunbather left red faced after being caught doing THIS on street view

Google Maps has street view footage from different places all over the world. Their photographs often include images of people going about their everyday lives, oblivious to the camera. However, a funny Google Maps picture depicts a situation someone would probably have wanted to keep private. Google Maps cameras captured a sunbather doing something very […]