Thirteen dead as storm sinks tourist boat in Missouri lake

Divers on Friday pulled bodies from the wreckage of a ‘duck boat’ that sank in a storm in a Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents in recent years. The World War Two-style amphibious vehicle was filled with 31 passengers including children when a microburst storm hit… Read More Thirteen dead as storm sinks tourist boat in Missouri lake

South Korean court sentences former President Park Geun-hye to additional eight years imprisonment

​A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election. Park has already been sentenced to 24 years in jail after she was found guilty by a lower court… Read More South Korean court sentences former President Park Geun-hye to additional eight years imprisonment

Amazon stock market value hits $900billion

Amazon.com’s stock market value reached $900 billion on Wednesday for the first time, marking a major milestone in its 21-year trajectory as a publicly listed company and threatening to dislodge Apple as Wall Street’s most valuable jewel. After Jeff Bezos founded the online book-selling company in his garage in 1994, Amazon survived the dot-com crisis… Read More Amazon stock market value hits $900billion

Twitter appoints former World Bank executives Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Rob Zoellick into board

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. She was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors of the board, effective immediately, in an announcement made on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The two join the board as Marjorie Scardino is set to… Read More Twitter appoints former World Bank executives Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Rob Zoellick into board