Sunday December 17-th, 2017

AG sues Spectrum-Time Warner over slow internet speeds AG sues Spectrum-Time Warner over slow internet speeds

The internet and cable provider, which was acquired by parent company Charter in 2016, knowingly delivered slower speeds and less reliable service than advertised to almost 5 million NY subscribers during a five-year period, according to prosecutor...

Nikkei wobbles as investors fret about yen, Trump's policies

The yen has fallen more than 20% against the US dollar since the Bank of Japan ramped-up its quantitative easing program in 2013 following the launch of so-called Abenomics that defined his early administration. The Japan-administered group of islets...

State Senator From Berkeley Demands To See Melania Trump's Immigration Documents State Senator From Berkeley Demands To See Melania Trump's Immigration Documents

Also, given Trump's harsh stand on immigration both from Mexico and from Muslim-majority nations, with much rhetoric focused on saving American jobs for Americans, we should be able to know for certain if Trump's own wife was or was not once an undoc...

AFCON 2017: 6 facts about Egypt ahead of today's semis

He's a friend. A great leader. "We are a team and I'm always hanging around with the others". Cuper has admitted the loss of Elneny is a blow although he is hopeful the 24-year-old will be able to recover in time for the final, should Egypt battl...

France's far-right leader Le Pen applauds Trump's travel ban

Ms Le Pen appears to be retaining her lead in the polls ahead of France's presidential elections in April. The far-right presidential candidate had until the end of Tuesday to repay the money, but refused to do so, claiming she was the victim of a ...

Five soldiers in Machil succumb to injuries Five soldiers in Machil succumb to injuries

The soldiers were returning to their post at Machil along the Line of Control in Kupwara district on January 28. It took one hour for the rescue team to pull them out of the snow sheath. The seriously injured troops were rescued Saturday after a da...

Shivpal Yadav to form new party after Uttar Pradesh election Shivpal Yadav to form new party after Uttar Pradesh election

After filing his nomination as a SP candidate, Shivpal launched a blistering attack on Akhilesh, asserting that he could form a new party following the announcement of the Assembly election results on 11 March. "And after that result, we will form a ...

Supreme Court refuses to stay new Tamil Nadu law on Jallikattu Supreme Court refuses to stay new Tamil Nadu law on Jallikattu

Taking exception to the failure of Tamil Nadu government in maintain the law and order, Justice Misra told the three senior counsel (K.Prasaran, C.A.Vaidyanathan and Rakesh Dwivedi): "Please tell your State executive (Tamil Nadu government) that the ...

That's One Way to Fly The Friendlier Skies With a Saudi Prince That's One Way to Fly The Friendlier Skies With a Saudi Prince

Passengers on the plane were astonished when they boarded their flight, only to discover the entire middle section of the plane was occupied by the birds . According to the Qatar Airways website , economy passengers can expect to share their ca...

Bhavita Patel named as latest Bourke St victim Bhavita Patel named as latest Bourke St victim

A sixth person has died 10 days after a vehicle was driven through a lunchtime crowd in Melbourne . Victoria Police did not confirm whether he would be charged with a sixth murder count, but did say he has "other charges pending". The news of Ms P...

Donald Trump Planning Stronger US Effort Against ISIS Donald Trump Planning Stronger US Effort Against ISIS

Yet numerous fighters living in ISIS territory believe the Trump administration will be good for them, the current and former members said. In a briefing with reporters on Saturday, an administration official said the new USA president was seriou...

French parliament raided by investigators in Francois Fillon probe French parliament raided by investigators in Francois Fillon probe

Sources close to the investigation said Fillon's staff had voluntarily handed over documents in the raid at parliament on Tuesday. Fillon denies any wrongdoing and has called the allegations "abject". The Canard Enchaine alleged last week that Wels...

Chinese Man Killed by Zoo Tiger Trying to Get Into for Free

Once in, he was attacked by a tiger as onlookers watched from a distance. The man was eventually rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, reports the South China Morning Post . A series of loud explosive bangs can then be heard ...

Canadian mosque attack: Only one of the arrested is considered a suspect Canadian mosque attack: Only one of the arrested is considered a suspect

One suspect was arrested close to the mosque, while the second suspect was apprehended near the city's downtown core. Police have not yet released a motive in the shooting , at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre , but said they do not believe the...

How Iran Plans to 'Retaliate' Against Trump's Immigration Orders How Iran Plans to 'Retaliate' Against Trump's Immigration Orders

Zarif noted that Iran will be taking suitable reciprocal actions to protect its citizens, while respecting USA citizens and differentiating between them and Washington's hostile policies. Jabbari said there was also anxiety about how the new order wo...

Nazi propagandist Goebbels' wartime secretary dies at 106

She spent much of her life after the Second World War in obscurity until a German newspaper published her interview in 2011. Her death was confirmed on Sunday to The Associated Press by Christian Kroenes, a director and producer of the film " A...

Morocco says more African states back bid to rejoin AU

Candidates have spent the last couple of months travelling across Africa to marshal support from member states. Another key issue is Morocco's return to the fold almost 33 years after quitting the then OAU in a huff after continental leaders accept...

Trump adds Steve Bannon to national security team

Considering the amount of influence Bannon wields over the president and - by extension - the presidency, the former Breitbart executive is widely believed to be the brains behind Trump's presidency. President Donald Trump took steps on Saturday to...

People Are Deleting Uber For Undermining Strike Against Muslim Ban

In response, the Twitter hashtag #DeleteUber quickly took off, with people posting screenshots of them deleting the Uber app from their phones. The alliance called for an hourlong work stoppage at New York's John F. Kalanick tweeted that the ba...

Attorneys-general from 15 USA states decry Donald Trump's immigration order

Trump put a 120-day hold on Friday on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90-day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Reverend Luis Leon, St. John's rector, told the 2...

Boat carrying 20 Chinese tourists goes missing in Malaysia

The search and rescue involved officers from the maritime agency, police, navy and air force. He said that rescue operation will remain continue for tracing out the missing people. The skipper and a crew member were found alive earlier Sunday off a...

File FIR against Kejriwal for bribery remarks: Election Commission to Goa CEO File FIR against Kejriwal for bribery remarks: Election Commission to Goa CEO

It noted that despite being censured on January 20, Kejriwal was "persistently indulging in objectionable activity" and continuing to instigate voters to take money from other political parties although he had assured the EC in 2015 of not repeating ...

Trump in Phone Conversation With Abe Reaffirms Commitment to Japan's Security

Soon after Trump's victory in the US presidential election in November, Abe held unofficial talks with the then USA president-elect in NY. And Trump "affirmed the ironclad US commitment to ensuring the security of Japan", the White House press offi...

Valls cedes victory in French socialist presidential primaries to Hamon

While many voters may have simply voted against Hollande and his legacy, Grunberg said, they ultimately chose a candidate unlikely to appeal to the nation at large - even a nation with as proud a Socialist tradition as France. The run-off follows las...

Group begins circulating petitions in hopes of making California its own nation Group begins circulating petitions in hopes of making California its own nation

An initiative that would give voters the chance to weigh in on whether California should secede the US has been cleared by the Secretary of State's office for signature gathering. Threats to secede from the United States have been a part of American ...

Trump adviser Stephen Bannon brands media as the opposition Trump adviser Stephen Bannon brands media as the opposition

But with Trump, we're witnessing something different, something more insidious. Speaking with the NY Times , Bannon didn't hold back his thoughts and echoed some of Trump's same feelings. Meanwhile, members of Trump's White House charge the media ...

Netanyahu: 'Trump is right' about border wall

Shapiro proposed three possible explanations as to why Netanyahu expressed his support for the wall: Relocating the United States embassy to Jerusalem, expansion of the settlement blocs or canceling the Iran nuclear deal - all policies that Trump's...

Bafta-winning actor Sir John Hurt dies aged 77

It's one he was especially grateful for, as he expressed when accepting the BAFTA Film Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema in 2012. He was also seen in films like V for Vendetta , Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skul...

Modi promises to give Indus water to Punjab, India Modi promises to give Indus water to Punjab, India

We will make a very strong law against drugs once we come to power in Punjab. The prime minister also called Punjab the crown of India. Praising Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal-who was also present on the stage-Modi said the former neve...

Up to 600 auto workers face layoffs at Ingersoll CAMI plant Up to 600 auto workers face layoffs at Ingersoll CAMI plant

The plant has been running six days a week for eight years and last fall GM asked the union to agree to Sunday overtime, Mr. Van Boekel said. "Well the facts are, jobs are not going from the United States to Canada". The news about the job cuts at ...

Britain's May visits Turkey, reaches fighter jet deal Britain's May visits Turkey, reaches fighter jet deal

Speaking at a joint press conference alongside his British counterpart Theresa May at the prime ministry following a meeting in Ankara , Saturday, Binali Yildirim said: "We had a comprehensive meeting and discussed our bilateral relations including ...

How (and Why) to Celebrate Chinese New Year at Home How (and Why) to Celebrate Chinese New Year at Home

Because of the fact that it's based on lunar calendar, the dates happen to vary every year and this time the Chinese New Year Eve will be celebrated on January 27 and the festivities will conclude on February 2. Sheffield father of three Alex Zhao ...

U.S. Senate Leader McConnell opposes lifting Russian Federation sanctions

Earlier this week, Democratic senators said they would introduce legislation forcing Trump to seek congressional approval before lifting sanctions on Russian Federation. "You know what the president has said: It's America first, and that includ...

Chile wildfires: At least 10 die in catastrophe Chile wildfires: At least 10 die in catastrophe

Another 6,000 people fled. At least ten people have died in blazes since November in what is being described as the worst wildfire in Chile, AP reported on Thursday. Almost a hundred separate fires have devastated the central region. However, ser...

Russian FM announces postponement of Syria negotiations in Geneva Russian FM announces postponement of Syria negotiations in Geneva

Russia presented a draft constitution to the Syrian regime and the opposition in Astana, Lavrov said, stressing that it is a suggestion from the Russian side, but ultimately it should be the Syrians who discuss and decide on it. Lavrov said Russian F...

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