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A deadly virus, a rating downgrade, and violence: Hong Kong markets plunge on string of bad news

47 minutes ago   |   Fortune

A deadly virus in China. A rating downgrade from Moody's Investors Service. Violent clashes over the weekend. Welcome to Hong Kong , where reasons to sell stocks are mounting...
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'There may be more tickets out of Iowa than ever before'

'There may be more tickets out of Iowa than ever before'

55 minutes ago   |   Politico

The Iowa caucuses have ended a long line of weak White House bids, traditionally culling the presidential primary field to just two or three viable candidates. But this year's...
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‘The next frontier in tech policy:' IBM pushes business to help government develop A.I. anti-bias rules

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

IBM called for rules aimed at eliminating bias in artificial intelligence to ease concerns that the technology relies on data that bakes in past discriminatory practices and...
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Disney Plus is finally coming to the UK and Europe on March 24, bringing 'The Mandalorian' and Baby Yoda with it

Disney Plus is finally coming to the UK and Europe on March 24, bringing 'The Mandalorian' and Baby Yoda with it

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Disney has announced a launch date for its dedicated streaming service Disney Plus in Europe. Disney Plus will be coming to the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain...
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Spanish PM Sanchez to meet head of Catalan govt Torra, independence referendum ‘off the table'

Spanish PM Sanchez to meet head of Catalan govt Torra, independence referendum ‘off the table'

2 hours ago   |   RT

Spain's prime minister has said he will meet the head of Catalonia's regional government in early February, but discussion on any independence referendum will be off the...
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AI privacy startup Mine raises $3 million to help users ask companies to delete their data

AI privacy startup Mine raises $3 million to help users ask companies to delete their data

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

AI startup Mine scans user emails to uncover which companies have their data - then lets them take it back at the click of a button. The "right to be forgotten" has been in...
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Australian Coal Company Says Bush-Fire Smoke Is Slowing Production

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The poor air quality is making equipment harder to operate, and some workers have had to take leave to fight fires. The irony was not lost on many in Australia.
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Japan's Aeon aims to start selling eco-certified sushi in time for Olympics

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Japanese supermarket chain Aeon Co Ltd , Asia's biggest retailer by sales, said it aims to start selling eco-certified sushi this year amid growing demand for sustainable...
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WATCH: Jaylen Brown's dunk on LeBron James captured spirit of great Celtics win

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

Jaylen Brown joined fellow green teamer Jayson Tatum in the “dunked on LeBron” club Monday night with a monster slam over James in the Celtics' 139-107 win at the Garden. “I...
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Uber sells Indian food delivery arm to Ant Financial-backed Zomato

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Uber has sold its online food-ordering business in India to local rival Zomato in exchange for a 9.99% stake in the startup backed by China's Ant Financial, limiting its...
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Classic car found 3 days after it was stolen from Sacramento vet

Classic car found 3 days after it was stolen from Sacramento vet

A classic car that was stolen from a 106-year-old World War II veteran Friday was found three days later, the owner said. Read more ...

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans released their partisan impeachment trial resolution on Monday evening, a blueprint that could result in President Donald Trump's swift acquittal. Senate... Read more ...

49ers' Katie Sowers makes history, will be the first female to coach at the...

49ers' Katie Sowers makes history, will be the first female to coach at the Super Bowl

The big game will be a historic moment for 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers, who is the first female coach to head to the Super Bowl. Read more ...

Police: Man allegedly rammed into another vehicle intentionally, killing 3 teens

Police: Man allegedly rammed into another vehicle intentionally, killing 3 teens

A California man is facing murder charges after police say he intentionally rammed his vehicle into another, resulting in the death of three teenage boys. Read more ...

Man kills coyote attacking son on Exeter trail

Man kills coyote attacking son on Exeter trail

A man killed a coyote with his bare hands Monday after the animal threatened his child on a hiking trail in Exeter, officials said. Read more ...

Third horse in three days dies at Santa Anita Park

Third horse in three days dies at Santa Anita Park

The number of horse deaths at the California track - almost 40 in just over a year - led officials to briefly halt racing there last year. Read more ...

Abandoned husky with 'weird' eyes finds forever home after her photos went viral

Abandoned husky with 'weird' eyes finds forever home after her photos went viral

Jubilee struggled for two years to find a loving family to care for her. Read more ...

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

Lillard scores 61 and Blazers beat Warriors 129-124 in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard set a franchise record with 61 points, including a career-best 11 3-pointers, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the equally... Read more ...

Trump Set to Speak at Davos as Impeachment Trial Begins

Trump Set to Speak at Davos as Impeachment Trial Begins

The U.S. president's advisors see the World Economic Forum as a chance to show that he's committed to his duties. Read more ...

New York voters have turned against bail reform, new poll says

New York voters have turned against bail reform, new poll says

New Yorkers have turned against bail reform. Support for the new law eliminating cash bail for most misdemeanor and some “non-violent” felony crimes has plummeted, and now 49... Read more ...