Tag: US

A day in the life of the top real-estate broker in the US, who sold $2.2 billion worth of homes in 2018, wakes up at 5 a.m. every morning, and works out with a personal trainer 3 times a week

Ben Caballero is the top real estate broker in the US, according to REAL Trends, a residential brokerage industry publication. He sold $2.2 billion worth of homes in 2018. The Texas-based broker has been ranked as the top real estate agent for nearly a decade by REAL Trends…

As I Lay Dying unveil dates for 2019 US tour

Following their controversial comeback last year, As I Lay Dying will continue to hit the road in 2019, having just announced a spring North American trek. The band’s reunion was met with a mixed reaction, with a number of fans expressing dismay at the metalcore act’s decision to…

Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal

The US Senate has voted to start debating a new Republican healthcare bill in a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s attempts to repeal his predecessor’s signature law. In a tight vote, several Republicans previously opposed to aspects of the plan changed their minds. Prior…

Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China: Report

Washington: US security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a “backdoor” software in the country that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users’ consent. These devices were available through major US-based online retailers like…

At WTO, India loses the ‘solar battle’ against US

In a set back to India, World Trade Organisation’s appellate body has upheld the rulings of a panel which had stated that the government’s power purchase agreements with solar firms were “inconsistent” with international norms. “The appellate body (of the WTO) upheld each of these panel…

Kerber begins reign as No 1 with US Open win

Germany’s Angelique Kerber began her reign as world number one in imperious style battling past a determined Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win the US Open final on Saturday and claim her second Grand Slam title of the year. Kerber, who officially takes over from…