Thursday October 19-th, 2017

US carrier strike group heads toward west Pacific near KOrea US carrier strike group heads toward west Pacific near KOrea

Expert satellite imagery analysis suggests the North could well be preparing for a sixth, with USA intelligence officials warning that Pyongyang could be less than two years away from developing the means to deliver a nuclear warhead to the contine...

Turkey Calls For Removal Of Syria's Al-Assad

In The Sunday Times, Sir Michael said Russian Federation needed to take action to make sure the "needless suffering" of Syrian civilians can be brought to an end. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday's airstrike on the ...

Hamilton beats Vettel for Chinese Grand Prix win

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates with champagne on the podium after winning the Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit . The Toro Rosso driver dropped to the back of the field before Turn 1 such was the lack...

Dalai Lama reaches Tawang after seven-hour journey Dalai Lama reaches Tawang after seven-hour journey

Praising Taiwan for preserving Chinese culture, the Dalai Lama observed that China needed another cultural revolution based on compassion and "not on hatred and anger" which was the case with the one led by Mao Zedong. Tawang's biggest claim to be t...

South Korea test fires 800km-range missile South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

Twenty-five years ago, the USA removed its nuclear deterrent in the region, but Mark Lippert, the former U.S, ambassador to South Korea, said that the proposal has majority support in South Korea. The idea that the U.S. could deprive Pyongyang of...

Maine television meteorologist missing since Saturday Maine television meteorologist missing since Saturday

They say he left his home to attend a function at Sunday River Ski resport and has not been heard from since. He was working as a meteorologist at WCSH in Portland, Maine after his time in Jacksonville. Johnston was reported missing Monday morni...

Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts

As a result, she says, the average social security benefit for retired women is about $4,000 less than it is for men of similar age. "Today, on #EqualPayDay, we are reminded that women deserve equal pay for equal work", she wrote. "The projection r...

KFC to remove antibiotics important to human medicine by 2018 KFC to remove antibiotics important to human medicine by 2018

With KFC's shift, more than half of the nation's poultry supply chain will be antibiotic-free in the near future, advocates said. KFC, which sells more than 65 million buckets of chicken a year, estimated that one-third of its suppliers were al...

US regulators accuse Google of underpaying female workers

A U.S. Department of Labor official on Friday accused Google of a widespread gender pay gap among its employees. So does Google underpay its female employees ? The company, subject to federal action because it accepts US government contracts, di...

Yogi Adityanath Waived Off Rs. 30729 cores of farmer loans As Promised Yogi Adityanath Waived Off Rs. 30729 cores of farmer loans As Promised

In the past, the Chief Minister has received a list of Rs. 1.5 crores loan details that availed by the farmers. Health minister Siddharth Nath Singh, who briefed the media after a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , said th...

Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

Wednesday's storms in Atlanta , the mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast had planes and crews out of position stretching into Friday. During extended flight delays caused by heavy storms in the southern America this week, Delta Air Lines turned...

India announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh

India also extended a credit line of U.S. dollars 4.5 billion to Bangladesh to help it to implement development projects. The Bangladesh prime minister arrived here on Friday on a four-day visit to India. The Indian premier and his Bangladesh count...

O'Reilly advertisers risk reputation, but viewers remain

I think the O'Reilly comments, as I recall, came up with the context of him talking about how lousy the New York Times was and how bad our coverage was, and how good the Fox [News] coverage was. on March 28, just days before a Saturday report by ...

Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

Twitter contends the request amounts to an "unlawful" use of the government's investigative powers, as the rules that allow CBP to issue its summons generally relate to the import of merchandise, including counterfeit goods - not information involvi...

Las Vegas Gambler Billy Walters Is Convicted in Insider-Trading Case Las Vegas Gambler Billy Walters Is Convicted in Insider-Trading Case

Attorney for the Southern District of NY. Mickelson was not accused of wrongdoing and did not testify at trial, but he reached an agreement with the U.S. "I just did lose the biggest bet of my life", Walters said. During the trial, Berke used Mic...

Stock within Traders Limelight: Wells Fargo & Company's Stock within Traders Limelight: Wells Fargo & Company's

She is also the former head of Wells Fargo Securities in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region and CEO of Wells Fargo Securities International where she oversaw investment banking and capital markets activities, including advisory service...

21st Century Fox Gets EU Approval For Proposed Acquisition Of Sky 21st Century Fox Gets EU Approval For Proposed Acquisition Of Sky

The European Commission has given the green light to Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox to acquire Sky for £11.7 billion. "The Commission found that the proposed transaction would lead to only a limited increase in Sky's existing share of th...

A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack arrested over child porn offences A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack arrested over child porn offences

Police seized computers, a mobile phone and electronic storage devices. The director of news and current affairs for Nine, Darren Wick, earlier told staff the raid on the A Current Affair offices had nothing to do with Nine programs. 'Tonight, on...

South African banks can deal with 'junk' rating impact: cbank South African banks can deal with 'junk' rating impact: cbank

A widely-used global bond benchmark is the Citigroup World Government Bond Index (WGBI), which has clearly-stipulated exit requirements for a country. Conservative investment funds usually require countries to have at least two investment-grade ratin...

What's Next in Governor Bentley Scandal

Bentley was photographed by the Montgomery Advertiser leaving the Ethics Commission building several hours into the hearing, which holds high stakes for his political and legal future. Bentley lawyer Ross Garber said the accusations "are not the ...

Sir Michael Caine says ageism in Hollywood is getting better

This same nefarious bank is also involved in a restructuring deal that's stripped Joe and his buddies, Willie (Morgan Freeman) and Albert (Alan Arkin), of the pensions they earned from decades working at a steel mill. MICHAEL CAINE: I thought the s...

Boeing, Iranian airline ink $3bn deal to buy 30 planes Boeing, Iranian airline ink $3bn deal to buy 30 planes

The first test will come in June when he will decide on whether to renew the sanctions waivers that keep the deal in effect. Tuesday's announcement is part of the nuclear agreement between Iran and other world powers. The overall value of Iran...

Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven Sunoco is selling most convenience stores to 7-Eleven

Sunoco's retail business includes more than 1,300 stores and reported operating income of US$103 million a year ago on revenue of US$7.7 billion. Sunoco plans to sell 200 of their stores located in North and West Texas , New Mexico and Oklahom...

China lodges protest against Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Without first being a better human being, no one can claim to be a true follower of any faith, this was stated by His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama while holding a religious preaching session in Bomdila on Wednesday. In its latest broadside, Bei...

Trump, Sisi pledge to fight terrorism in Middle East

Sisi's visit is the first visit by an Egyptian president to United States since 2009, when former president Hosni Mubarak had visited the country. Critics of the United States who claim Trump is in fact no different from Barack Obama in his support...

South Africa's ANC stands by Zuma, rejects calls for president to quit

Meanwhile, ANC senior officials have accepted that they made a mistake by publicly criticising President Zuma following the reshuffle. Zuma said the government remained committed to measured fiscal consolidation that stabilises rising public debt.

Judge puts Seattle law allowing ride-hailing union on hold Judge puts Seattle law allowing ride-hailing union on hold

Seattle previous year became the first city in the nation to allow for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with employers. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's temporary restraining order was in response to a request by the U.S. Last week the Chamb...

No Credit Card? Amazon Now Lets You Shop With Cash No Credit Card? Amazon Now Lets You Shop With Cash

Including such major retailers as CVS Pharmacy, Family Fare Supermarket, and Kum & Go, Amazon Cash retail outlets are available in all major cities, with more retail partners on the way. Before this anyone who wished to perform an Amazon transa...

BlackBerry could be poised to re-enter tablet market BlackBerry could be poised to re-enter tablet market

Gross margins were around 60 percent, the company said in a statement Friday. BlackBerry surged as much as 13% to $7.82. The stock was trading at $7.83 at 1:18 p.m.in NY. "I am building the components that enable other people to build their auton...

Verizon To Fuse AOL And Yahoo Together To Create 'Oath' Verizon To Fuse AOL And Yahoo Together To Create 'Oath'

At the helm of the company for almost five years, Mayer's reign of the struggling business was met with much criticism as Yahoo never caught up to its internet counterparts. Marissa Mayer has already foregone her chief executive role at the company ...

Bangladesh wins toss and bats in the 1st T20 vs Bangladesh wins toss and bats in the 1st T20 vs

With the second ODI of that three-match series ending a rain-related no-result, the teams shared the trophy with Bangladesh winning the opener and Sri Lanka taking the finale. Soumya Sarkar (29) and Sabbir Rahman (16) then made 57 in just five ...

Kerala BJP fine with beef in absence of any ban Kerala BJP fine with beef in absence of any ban

A year earlier, a mob had beaten 52-year-old Mohammed Akhlaque to death near Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, following unsubstantiated rumours that he had slaughtered a cow and stored its meat. I am against cow slaughter . Just 170km away from Malappuram ,...

Trump makes last-minute health care bill appeal Trump makes last-minute health care bill appeal

President Donald Trump had pointed words for the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) Friday morning, calling out the group of pro-life lawmakers for allowing Planned Parenthood "to continue if they stop this plan". "I hope we come back with a stronger bil...

Here's how much Mylan's US EpiPen recall could cost it Here's how much Mylan's US EpiPen recall could cost it

Auto-Injector and EpiPens voluntarily recalled certain models after the reports came in that there was failure to activate the device properly and thus the medication was not deployed effectively. Mylan's new authorized generic EpiPen is not affected...

Nunes won't leave Russia probe; Ryan says no need to

The former acting attorney general was sacked by Trump in January but had been deeply involved in the investigation of Michael Flynn before that. A member of the House Intelligence Committee , Democratic Eric Swalwell of California, has accused ...

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