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Google’s CEO Says It’s Still Considering A Censored Search Engine In China

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The following is an excerpt from Heather Kelly | October 16, 2018 | CNN.com |

San Francisco (CNN Business)Google is still considering whether to launch a censored version of its search product in China, CEO Sundar Pichai said Monday.

"It's …

The Slum Residents Trying To Prevent A Water Crisis

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The following is an excerpt from Lou Del Bello, in Delhi | October 12, 2018 | BBC.com |

The tuk-tuk rocks and splashes through the mud, and my guide for the day, Jaswinder Kaur, giggles. "I don't trust this driver,” …

U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch

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The following is an excerpt from DMITRY LOVETSKY | October 11, 2018 | Time.com |

(BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan) — Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure …

To The Surprise Of No One, The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Are Going Massively Over Budget

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The following is an excerpt from Matt Bonesteel | October 9, 2018 | Thewashingtonpost.com |

In 2013, when they were awarded the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tokyo officials said they could stage the Games for 829 billion …

Trump Says Next Summit With North Korea’s Kim To Come After November U.S. Elections

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The following is an excerpt from Roberta Rampton, Steve Holland | October 9, 2018 | reuters.com |

WASHINGTON/ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …

Russia Wants To Ditch US Dollar In Trade With European Partners

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The following is an excerpt from rt.com | October 8, 2018 |

The Russian Ministry of Finance said on Monday it may shift to the use of local currencies with European trade partners. The move will be part of the …

Square Stock Is Plunging After a Steadfast Bear Raised a New Alarm

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The following is an excerpt from Emily Bary | October 8, 2018 | Barrons.com |

Square’s most steadfast bear is increasingly worried about the company’s interest in the lending business. And Square stock plunged almost 10% in afternoon trading on …

Tesla Shares Soar After Musk Gets Ousted As Chairman

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The following is an excerpt from rt.com | October 1, 2018 |

Investors in electric car maker Tesla were buoyed by news that Elon Musk will have to step down as chairman of the firm. The company’s shares surged 16 …

Air Travel ‘Without Your Passport Leaving Your Pocket’

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The following is an excerpt from Gabriella Mulligan | September 28, 2018 | BBC.com |

New technologies are helping to tackle one of the great scourges of air travel - airport queues. But at what cost to our privacy?

Queues …

Saving Red-Billed Tropicbirds

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The following is an excerpt from Teresa Militão | September 28, 2018 | BBC.com |

You may not have heard of pelagic birds before, but you will be familiar with several members of the family.

Albatross, frigate birds, petrels, puffins, …

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