Google’s Founders Wanted to Shape a City. Toronto Is Their Chance. – New York Times

Google’s Founders Wanted to Shape a City. Toronto Is Their Chance. – New York Times

The Sidewalk Labs proposal in the competitive bid for the project floated all kinds of technological dreams: a thermal energy grid that would be carbon neutral, sensors that separate waste from recycling, modular buildings that convert from retail to housing, monitors that track noise and pollution, self-driving transit shuttles, shared-ride taxibots, adaptive traffic lights, delivery […]

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Film academy can’t be ‘inquisitorial court,’ new memo says – USA TODAY

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Film academy can’t be ‘inquisitorial court,’ new memo says – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE ‘Game of Thrones’ star Lena Headey joined the growing number of women accusing disgraced film executive Harvey Weinstein of inappropriate behavior of a sexual nature. USA TODAY Molly Ringwald and Lena Headey are the latest actresses to share their Harvey Weinstein stories.(Photo: AP/Getty Images) In the two weeks since the […]

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks – CNNMoney

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks – CNNMoney

Comments made by Swiss investment adviser Marc Faber about race triggered a swift backlash. Faber, who is well known for his market pessimism and often referred to as “Dr. Doom,” said in the October edition of his “Gloom, Boom & Doom Report” that it’s a good thing white people colonized America. ‘; var storytext = […]

City fires 2 aviation officers involved in dragging man off United flight – Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two of its officers involved in April’s widely publicized dragging of a passenger at O’Hare International Airport, according to the city’s top watchdog. The dragging, captured on video by another passenger and spread on social media worldwide, involved Dr. David Dao, who declined to leave a United flight […]

President Trump drops in Forbes 400 list of richest Americans – USA TODAY

President Trump drops in Forbes 400 list of richest Americans – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE In a joint press conference with U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump addressed the opioid crisis and his nominee for drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino. Media pool photo taken in October 2017 shows President Trump speaking to reporters during a White House meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.(Photo: […]