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  • Donald Trump’s troop deployment for border protection will cost U.S. taxpayers $210 million, Pentagon says

    A report to Congress from the Pentagon estimates that the deployment of troops to protect the United States border from the migrant caravan and other illegal immigrants will cost taxpayers an estimated $210 million.

    Newsweek
  • LG will unveil world’s lightest 17-inch laptop at CES

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held annually at Las Vegas is just a few weeks away and announcements have started to roll-in. LG announced today that it’ll unveil the world’s lightest 17-inch laptop – the Gram 17 – at CES. The laptop just weighs 1,340 grams as compared other laptops of the same class which weighs 2,000 grams or more. The company claims that it managed to cram in a 17-inch display in a 15.6-inch laptop class body. The laptop will feature Wide Quad Extended Graphics Array...

    Plugged | The Next Web
  • India, home of the world's tallest statue, announces plan to build a taller one

    Uttar Pradesh will build a 221m-high effigy of the Hindu god Ram, dwarfing the current record-holder in Gujarat state The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh says it will build the world’s tallest statue, weeks after the current record holder – an 182-metre likeness of founding father Sardar Patel – was completed in another part of the country. If constructed, the 221m-high effigy of the Hindu god Ram in the town of Ayodhya could make India home to the world’s three tallest statues, with a 212-metre...

    the Guardian
  • Trump sending troops to the border will cost U.S. taxpayers $210 million, Pentagon says

    U.S. President Donald Trump cost American taxpayers $210 million by sending thousands of troops to guard the U.S.-Mexico border, the Pentagon says.

    Global News