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prospera-072617.jpg Israel-based digital farming company Prospera raised $15 million in new investment. The funding was led by Qualcomm ventures, and the other participants were Cisco Investment, ICV and Bessemer Venture partners.

USCapitol-072717.jpg Senators are preparing for a late night of voting on Thursday as Republicans continue their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. The so-called "vote-a-rama" comes as Senators from both parties can introduce an unlimited number of amendments related to healthcare. Senators are expected to introduce...

US-China-Poultaryban-072717.jpg A bipartisan group of Senators have called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to press the Chinese government to end its ban on import of American poultry products. China imposed ban on import of U.S. poultry products in 2015 after the detection of a wild duck with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

USsenate-healthcare-072717.jpg The US Senate has rejected a Republican proposal to repeal Obama-era health care plan without replacing it. A bill to repeal the Affordable Health Care was defeated with a 55-45 vote in the Republican-majority Upper House. The second set back for President Donald Trump's top legislative priority...

WonderWoman2-072617.jpg Part two of Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins' superhero film starring Gal Gadot as the Amazonian warrior princess, will hit theaters on December 13, 2019. Warner Bros. announced the release date on Tuesday, and confirmed that Gal Gadot will return for Wonder Woman 2 as Diana of Themyscira. The Israeli...

Britian-Gasoilnecars-072617.jpg Britain is the latest nation to announce that it will end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in an effort to reduce air pollution. Britain said it will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. In early July, France said it plans to end sales of all petrol and diesel vehicles in the country by 2040 as part of a plan to meet its targets under the Paris climate accord.

US-sanctions-072617.jpg The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation to impose fresh sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The Russia, Iran, and North Korea sanctions bill was passed with 419 votes in favor and just 3 votes against. The bill, which is likely to irk the Kremlin and complicate...

Trump-Gary-Janet-072617.jpg Gary Cohn, a top White House economic adviser, is on President Donald Trump's short list of candidates to be the next head of the Federal Reserve. This was confirmed by Trump himself. Current Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's term ends in February next year. Trump could also decide to reappoint Yellen to another four-year term.

Mccain-Pence-072617.jpg The US Senate has started debating President Donald Trump's top legislative priority to repeal and replace Obamacare with a Republican health care plan. Tuesday, the Senate agreed to allow the debate on health care legislation reform to go forward with the help of Vice President Mike Pence's tie-breaking...

Toyota-FastCharging-072517.jpg Toyota is working on developing an electric car with a fast charging battery, the Chunichi Shimbun reported on Tuesday.

AnthonyScaramucci-072517.jpg Television cameras will be allowed in the White House briefing room again. This was announced by the new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci Monday. It was followed by a tweet saying "It will never get old. I am humbled and blessed to be here," and a photo of Scaramucci posing with Trump. The...

DonaldTrump1-072417.jpg President Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm Sunday night and into Monday morning, attacking the media, Republicans and even his own Attorney General. Trump once again called the investigation of Russian interference in last year's presidential election a "witch hunt," going against the belief of...

Democrats-Americanworkers-072417.jpg Democrats are launching a new policy agenda on Monday aimed at fixing an economy and political system that they allege are "rigged" against the American people. Over the next several months, Democrats will lay out a series of policies, which Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says if enacted, will...

Trump-Kushner-072417.jpg US President Donald Trump's son-in-law said neither he nor any member of the Trump campaign team colluded with Russia or with any foreign government to take advantage for the Republican candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Jared Kushner, who is President's son-in-law and a top adviser, is...

SeanSpicer-072117.jpg Embattled White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning after a tumultuous six months in the White House. In a post to Twitter, Spicer said, "It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country. I will continue my service through August."

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