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Google spent about $270K to close pay gaps across race and gender

Google says there are currently no “statistically significant” pay gaps at the company across race and gender. This is based on the company’s most recent pay analysis, where it looked at unexplained pay discrepancies based on gender and race and then made adjustments where necessary, Google wrote in a blog post today. In total, Google found statistically significant pay differences ...

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Close associate of late runaway Russian tycoon Berezovsky dies in London

A Russian businessman and an associate of the one-time billionaire Boris Berezovsky, Nikolay Glushkov, has died in London. Police treated his death as “unexplained” but said it was not linked to the ex-double agent poisoning case. Glushkov died in his home in London, the Russian Vedomosti newspaper board member, Damian Kudryavtsev, told the Russian Govorit Moskva radio station, citing some ...

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Wolves close in on Theresa May as Rees-Mogg takes dig at prime minister’s leadership

Top Tory posh boy Jacob Rees-Mogg has taken a swipe at Theresa May, adding fuel to the fire that the PM is set to face a leadership battle – with Rees-Mogg seemingly positioning himself for the top job. Adding to the rumor that May is facing a vote of no confidence, Rees-Mogg said that the UK Prime Minister doesn’t look ...

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'Reckless' drone flies dangerously close to landing plane in Vegas (VIDEO)

A video captured by a drone shows it buzzing dangerously close to a passenger plane landing at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas violating all safety regulations. Its “reckless” pilot has been condemned by drone enthusiasts. Footage of the close call, which has since gone viral, provides a stunning view of the plane gliding mere feet below the drone-mounted camera. It ...

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Up close with Apple’s HomePod

The HomePod is much smaller than I remember. I hadn’t seen one since June, when the company announced the speaker back at WWDC.</span> Last month, of course, Apple announced the speaker was being pushed back from its projected December launch date because the company needed, “a little more time.” That time, it seems, has finally arrived, going up for pre-order this ...

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Satellite captures stunning close up image of volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea (PHOTO)

Newly released satellite footage has captured a fresh angle of a volcano spewing ash in Papua New Guinea. There is no record of the volcano ever erupting before. The Kadovar Island volcano, which is approximately 24 kilometers north of the Papuan mainland, began erupting on January 5. This prompted authorities to evacuate the 590 occupants of the island. The people ...

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Plane hangs horrifyingly close to Black Sea after runway slip (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

A passenger jet with over 160 on board slid off the runway in the Turkish city of Trabzon Saturday night and was left precariously perched atop a cliff edge, saved only by the freezing mud. “We’re sorry to report that the Boeing 737-800 type TC-CPF registered aircraft of Pegasus Airlines Flight Number PC 8622 Ankara-Trabzon flight scheduled at 18:25 UTC ...

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15k New Yorkers lose heat, airports close amid ‘very serious storm’

Thousands of New Yorkers were left in the cold as parts of the city were blanketed under more than a foot of snow. All inbound and outbound flights at JFK and LaGuardia airports were temporarily suspended. Winter Storm Grayson hit New York City hard Thursday, causing more than 6,500 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments to lose power. Six ...

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Cryptocurrency rally ‘not close to the end,’ predicts ‘Forrest Gump of bitcoin’ Mike Novogratz

Despite concerns the skyrocketing price of bitcoin is a sign of a potential bubble, billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says the bitcoin rally is far from over. Read more Novogratz, who has invested a quarter of his net worth in cryptocurrencies and describes himself as the ‘Forrest Gump of bitcoin,’ said the bitcoin “cultural revolution” is far from over, as reported ...

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Court orders halal supermarket in Paris to close because it sells no pork or wine

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:48 A French court has ordered a halal grocery store in Paris to shut down because it did not sell pork and alcohol, and failed to cater for the needs of the customers. The Court of Nanterre ruled on Monday that the “Good Price” mini-market in Colombes failed to comply with the conditions of its ...

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