Stephen Barclay named new Brexit Secretary

And some Conservative Brexiteers who are unhappy with the deal have also been submitting letters of no-confidence in Mrs May. If 48 letters are sent, then a vote will be triggered and Mrs May could face a challenge to her leadership. But shortly before Mr Barclay’s appointment, two leading Brexiteers in the cabinet, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox publicly threw their support behind her. New Brexit secretary ‘delighted’ In a tweet, Mr Barclay said he …

Africas agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises more capital

Jake Bright Kenya’s Twiga Foods has raised $10 million from investors led by the to add processed food and fast-moving consumer goods to its product line-up. CEO and co-founder Grant Brooke sees “a growth horizon…to build a B2B Amazon,” with produce as the base. “If we can build a business around fresh fruit and vegetables, everything else after that is much simpler to add on,” he told TechCrunch. “It’s now much easier to lay things over that that would have been very expensive …

Trump on China: ‘Can’t have trade that’s meant for stupid people’

Washington (CNN Politics)President Donald Trump on Friday raised the prospect of ending his escalating trade war with China, but signaled US negotiators still want more a few more concessions from their largest trading partner. Trump, who has made the US economic relationship with China a centerpiece of his presidency, reiterated that he wants a deal both sides can be happy with. “I don’t want to put them in a bad position,” said Trump. “I want to put them in a …

Pence drops key US demand for Trump-Kim summit

Washington (CNN)Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the US will not require North Korea to provide a full list of its nuclear and missile sites before President Donald Trump meets with dictator Kim Jong Un for a second summit slated for early next year. “Now we need to see results,” Pence added. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Thursday that the Trump administration’s approach to dealing with North Korea will take time but bi-lateral engagement between the country’s two …

China Just Set A New Nuclear Fusion Record By Reaching Temperatures Of 100 Million Degrees

China says it has performed a key test of a nuclear fusion machine it is developing, reaching temperatures about seven times that of the Sun’s interior. The test took place at the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) at the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASHIPS). The machine reached temperatures of more than 100 million °C (180 million °F), the temperature at which nuclear fusion takes place. EAST is a tokamak reactor, which is shaped like a …

WeWork hires Prabhdeep Singh to lead operations for its startup program WeWork Labs

WeWork has hired Prabhdeep Singh to serve as the first global head of operations for its startup program WeWork Labs. It’s a program that relaunched earlier this year, providing early-stage startups with desk space, educational programs and mentorship. Since the relaunch, the company says it’s opened in more than 24 locations in 14 cities across nine countries, and it’s already working with more than 1,000 startups. “When you think about WeWork assets, it’s this massive global footprint that’s really at …

Facebook Is About To Roll Out A Feature That Could Save Your Ass

If you’ve ever accidentally sent something incredibly embarrassing on Facebook Messenger, with no chance of deleting it, you might be in luck. Facebook has announced it is rolling out an “unsend” button. In an interview with TechCrunch, Facebook’s head of Messenger Stan Chudnovsky revealed that the company was currently rolling out the ability to delete messages up to 10 minutes after they’ve been sent. The Remove feature was released on Android and iOS in Bolivia, Colombia, Lithuania, and Poland yesterday. …

Tesla acquires trucking companies to squeeze in more deliveries before Dec. 31

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that the electric automaker had “acquired trucking capacity,” a move aimed to boost deliveries of its Model 3 vehicles before the federal tax credit begins to wind down December 31. Musk at first didn’t explain what “acquired trucking capacity” meant. The company hasn’t posted any regulatory filings of an acquisition and Tesla has yet to respond to TechCrunch’s inquiry on the matter. Musk later tweeted that Tesla had both purchased trucking companies and secured …

Mom Cant Hold Back Laughter Filming Dad Carry Their Stubborn Child Inside Like A Duffle Bag

After refusing to get up from the driveway, the little girl was plucked up in one effortless motion and carried inside. “What’s even funnier is that she is more than 3-feet-tall and over 37 pounds heavy and the jacket didn’t break,” wrote her mom who filmed the video, “She often does stuff like this and this is just how we love her.” When she decided she was too exhausted from the day and laid down on the driveway instead of …

Camp Fire death toll jumps to 71, sheriff says

A firefighter searches for human remains in a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire on Friday in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher) The blaze, which erupted on Nov. 8, is the deadliest in California state history. The updated death toll comes ahead of President Trump’s visit to the state on Saturday, where he’s expected to meet with those affected by the flames, according to the White House. “It’s incredible what’s going on,” Trump told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Friday …

NASCAR legend David Pearson dead at 83

Pearson was a three-time Cup champion and his 105 career victories trail only Petty’s 200 on NASCAR’s all-time list. Born just outside of Spartanburg, Pearson made his NASCAR debut in 1960 and along with Petty, Bobby Allison and Cale Yarborough, they raced all over the country as the cornerstone during NASCAR’s period of slow growth beyond a regional racing series. Pearson was inducted into the second class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Initially nicknamed “The Fox” for his calculated …

‘Pathetic’ frog birthday cake from supermarket leaves parents ‘mortified’: ‘It was a disgrace’

“They told me it could be done, no worries at all. He wrote down everything I said and said it would be ready by Sunday morning. I was very excited to see it,” Shane said, The Sun reported. SOUTH CAROLINA GROCERY STORE CENSORS ‘SUMMA CUM LAUDE’ ON GRADUATION CAKE, FAMILY SAYS Shane and his wife Amy were excited about celebrating their son Mason’s third birthday, and were looking forward to seeing the cake. “A cake is an integral part of …

Reported U.S. Hate Crimes Up 17 Percent In 2017: FBI Report

according to the report, released on Tuesday. Two-thirds of the year’s victims were targeted for their race, ethnicity or ancestry, the report shows. Half of those crimes were borne of what the report calls “anti-black bias.” The numbers show that the number of law enforcement agencies reporting hate crimes also rose in 2017. About 1,000 additional agencies contributed information for the report, compared with the previous year. Still, the sheer number of reported hate crimes is appalling no matter how you …

Perez Hilton Helps Couple Get Engaged!! – Perez Hilton

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Guy Asks People To Share Unbelievable Things That Happened In Public, And His Own Story Is Incredible

Monkey News folks! This story is an oldie but a goodie, clanspanker around 5 years ago. He wanted to know “What is the most outlandish (hilarious, surprising) thing you have ever seen go down in public?” So he shared his own anecdote to get the ball rolling. Scroll down below to the story out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments! This story about a monkey and a rottweiler at a truck stop is still …