Church leaders unite against new Sunday trading laws

Tim Ross The Telegraph For the first time, senior Roman Catholic, Church of England, Church in Wales, Methodist, United Reform Church and Salvation Army figures issue a joint statement opposing the government’s plan to relax Sunday trading laws Plans to allow large shops to open for longer on Sundays will damage family life and do nothing to boost the economy, an unprecedented alliance of Christian … Continue reading Church leaders unite against new Sunday trading laws

Texas baker refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple because she claims their marriage goes against her Christian beliefs

Source – The Daily Mail A Texas baker has refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because she claimed it went against her Christian beliefs. Ben Valencia and his fiance Luis Marmolejo had visited Kern’s Bakery in Longview, last week to get a quote for a cake for their special day. But the couple were shocked when co-owner of the store, Edie Delorme, refused to … Continue reading Texas baker refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple because she claims their marriage goes against her Christian beliefs

Obama plan would let NSA share data with other US agencies

Source – The New York Post The Obama administration is planning to permit the National Security Agency to share with other US intelligence agencies the private communications it collects from foreigners’ phone calls and messages, according to a report. The change would give access to intercepted data to more intelligence analysts, The New York Times reported. The messages include communications that cross network switches in … Continue reading Obama plan would let NSA share data with other US agencies

Economic Recovery? 13 Of The Biggest Retailers In America Are Closing Down Stores

Source – The Economic Collapse Barack Obama recently stated that anyone that is claiming that America’s economy is in decline is “peddling fiction“.  Well, if the economy is in such great shape, why are major retailers shutting down hundreds of stores all over the country?  Last month, I wrote about the “retail apocalypse” that is sweeping the nation, but since then it has gotten even … Continue reading Economic Recovery? 13 Of The Biggest Retailers In America Are Closing Down Stores

The FDA just banned fluorine-based chemicals in food packaging because of their toxicity … but won’t ban fluoride in public water supplies

Source – Natural News (NaturalNews) In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and other environmental groups, the FDA has announced that it will ban a variety of toxic food packaging chemicals andcancer-causing food flavoring chemicals – chemicals they had previously approved.(1) Specifically, the food packaging chemicals they’re banning are all perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), which … Continue reading The FDA just banned fluorine-based chemicals in food packaging because of their toxicity … but won’t ban fluoride in public water supplies

Texas baker refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple because she claims their marriage goes against her Christian beliefs

Hannah Parry The Daily Mail A Texas baker has refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because she claimed it went against her Christian beliefs. Ben Valencia and his fiance Luis Marmolejo had visited Kern’s Bakery in Longview, last week to get a quote for a cake for their special day. But the couple were shocked when co-owner of the store, Edie Delorme, refused to … Continue reading Texas baker refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple because she claims their marriage goes against her Christian beliefs

Move over, New York. Beijing is now where the most billionaires roam

Source – MarketWatch Since 2013, the world has seen the number of billionaires explode by 50%, and with that rapid rise, there’s been a clear shift in which country is creating most of them, according to the latest findings from the Hurun Global Rich List. “Despite its own slowdown and falling stock markets, China minted more new billionaires than any other country in the world … Continue reading Move over, New York. Beijing is now where the most billionaires roam

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

Source – Marketwatch It’s intuitive that automation will take low-wage jobs. But the White House, in its annual economic report of the president, has broken down just how much that is so. There’s an 83% chance that automation will take a job with an hourly wage below $20, a 31% chance automation will take a job with an hourly wage between $20 and $40, and … Continue reading The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

Mastercard launching selfie payments

Source – CNN Money

MasterCard wants to ditch the old-fashioned password and use selfies to approve online purchases.

The company announced it is launching new mobile technologies that will allow customers to authenticate their online purchases using selfies or fingerprints.

The technology will be rolled out by big banks in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and some European countries over the next few months. Continue reading “Mastercard launching selfie payments”