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$1 Billion To Chinese Media Giant Bytedance

$1 Billion To Chinese Media Giant Bytedance Beijing ByteDance Technology has bought teen social video app Musical.ly for around Dollars 800 million, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the deal. Photo Employees of Musical.ly at the Shanghai offices of the start-up. Musical.ly is an expansion on YouTube's success with self-produced videos by users. [Full Article...]

Duncan woman receives deferred sentence for marriage to biological mother

Duncan woman receives deferred sentence for marriage to biological mother But in 2014 she hit it off with Patricia Spann, 44, and spoke about adopting a child together. A grandparent raised them instead. They married in March 2016 in Comanche County, Oklahoma. This marriage was annulled 15 months later because of 'incest'. The marriage between Misty and her mother was annulled October 12, six weeks after Misty filed for an annulment "by reason of illegality and frau... [Full Article...]

YouTube To Restrict Inappropriate Kid-Targeting Videos

YouTube To Restrict Inappropriate Kid-Targeting Videos YouTube has announced a clampdown on videos that show popular children's TV characters in violent and frightening scenes after it emerged that hundreds of disturbing videos featured on the website. Along with filtering content out of the Kids app, the new policy will also tweak who can see these videos on YouTube's main service. "Our systems work hard to filter out more mature content from the a... [Full Article...]

China moves to open market for financial firms in historic step

China moves to open market for financial firms in historic step China will remove foreign ownership limits on its banks and asset-management companies, and allow overseas firms to take controlling stakes in local securities ventures, as the country continues to liberalize its mammoth financial industry. [Full Article...]

DACA recipients storm US Capitol

DACA recipients storm US Capitol Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., stood with some of his staff in the corner of the Hart Senate Building watching the protest unfold early Thursday afternoon. Meadows said, according to The Hill . Sessions said the Justice Department advised the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) to conduct an " orderly, lawful wind-down " of the program, saying it "yielded awful humanitarian consequences". [Full Article...]

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , has warned that Britain has just two weeks to reach an agreement over the divorce bill if they want to proceed to the next round of talks. In Berlin, Steffen Seibert, spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that "it is indeed in Great Britain's hands to create the conditions that would make it possible" to move to the next phase of tra... [Full Article...]

Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav meet his wife on Humanitarian grounds

Pakistan to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav meet his wife on Humanitarian grounds A Note Verbale has been sent to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad , today", a foreign office statement said. Pakistan on Friday said it will allow convicted Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, can meet him "purely on humanitarian grounds ". [Full Article...]

Apple rumored to be preparing AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020

Apple rumored to be preparing AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020 For internal purposes, Apple is believed to be working on a device similar to the Gear VR that uses an iPhone. The product is part of several new gadgets being crafted under the T288 code name, Bloomberg said. The headset is likely to come with support for the AppStore which means users will be allowed to download and install apps like on iOS. It is also developing various apps for testing a... [Full Article...]

Former US general allegedly plotted to kidnap Gulen, send him to Turkey

Former US general allegedly plotted to kidnap Gulen, send him to Turkey The people who described the alleged proposal said they didn't attend the December meeting and didn't have direct knowledge from Mr. Flynn or his associates about its purported details. Earlier this week, it was reported that Mueller's team had enough evidence to charge Flynn and his son. Turkey blames Gulen for the attempted coup in that country in July 2016. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Optimistic on GOP Tax Bill: 'This Is Not Unpopular'

Paul Ryan Optimistic on GOP Tax Bill: 'This Is Not Unpopular' In fact, the proposed tax changes, especially in the early years, heavily favor middle-income households. The plan leaves the top individual tax rate at 39.6 percent, which would be applied to high-income earners. And the new rate would be effective beginning in 2018, according to a report by KPMG , the audit, tax, and advisory firm. However, service businesses, including law, accounting, con... [Full Article...]

Lockheed to develop fibre laser for AFRL

Lockheed to develop fibre laser for AFRL The organization recently awarded Maryland-based aerospace defense company Lockheed Martin a $26.3 million contract to design and produce high-energy lasers. Lasers developed for use as weapons aren't a completely new concept, as various military contractors have already demonstrated the ability to build powerful lasers that can track and destroy both ground-based and airborne targets. [Full Article...]

Watch Republicans Remain Unbearably Silent as Reporters Shout Questions About Roy Moore

Watch Republicans Remain Unbearably Silent as Reporters Shout Questions About Roy Moore The shocking allegations that Roy Moore , the Republican candidate in next month's U.S. Senate election in Alabama, molested a 14-year-old girl and dated other teenagers left President Trump with a hard decision to make. John McCain. "He should immediately step aside and allow the people of Alabama to elect a candidate they can be proud of". "What is your take on the accusations against the... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump has 'wonderful' visit with star panda

Melania Trump has 'wonderful' visit with star panda He's affectionately known as a "panda with attitude", and there is a sign in English and Chinese outside his cage that declares his isolationist status, reading: "I'm a loner and I have teeth that bite". Fewer than 2,000 giant pandas live in the wild in China. Trump was greeted by children singing and waving American and Chinese flags. "Wonderful to meet Gu Gu!" China treated the Trumps to a... [Full Article...]

Russia's foreign agent law may target foreign social networks

Russia's foreign agent law may target foreign social networks Neverov, who heads the ruling United Russia party's faction in the State Duma (lower house), attended a meeting with the leaders of factions and committees on working out tit-for-tat measures in response to the U.S. "We believe that the demand does not only go against the law, and we will prove it in court - the demand is discriminative, it contradicts both the democracy and freedom of speech prin... [Full Article...]

Veterans Day activities planned in Tri

Veterans Day activities planned in Tri Goshen's American Legion Post # 377 organizes this yearly event, with help from VFW Post #1708. Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning in 1919, November 11 became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1938. The Edward Peterson Post 98 will host services at the Legion building at 32 Beach St., with coffee and doughnuts available beginning at 9:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

Brian Boyle Scores Emotional First Goal Since Leukemia Diagnosis

Cam Talbot made 32 saves and Anton Slepyshev and Lucic also scored for Edmonton. Boyle said he was feeling relatively unaffected by the disease upon diagnosis and that it would be treatable with medication, but he wasn't able to make his Devils debut until almost a month into the season. [Full Article...]

SC rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati

SC rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati But looks like a good news has come for the team of Padmavati as the Home Minister of the state has assured that the film will release in Rajasthan. Rajasthan government is planning to set up a committee to watch the film before letting it release. Despite assurance from the makers that no such scene was being shot, opposition around the film continued to grow. [Full Article...]

Researchers Discover You Can Improve Your Wireless Speed With Aluminum Foil

Researchers Discover You Can Improve Your Wireless Speed With Aluminum Foil Researchers led by Dartmouth College in the United States developed the cheap, customized reflector that directs wireless signals to where users need them most. The reflectors can decrease signal strength by up to 10 dB where a signal isn't wanted and increase it by 6 dB where it is desired. The results are impressive indeed, as the test in the above video shows, and this solution will only c... [Full Article...]

Deliberations Continue In Menendez Bribery Trial

Deliberations Continue In Menendez Bribery Trial District Judge William Walls dismissed her so she could keep a pre-arranged vacation to the Bahamas. "I have every expectation that based upon all of the facts that have been presented at this trial if they listen to the law and the facts, I am convinced we will be exonerated and that's worth waiting for", Menendez told reporters outside of court Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Bentley unveils next-generation Continental GT3

Bentley unveils next-generation Continental GT3 Revealed a couple of months ago, the all-new Bentley Continental has already been given a GT3 racing version. Power comes from the same 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 as before, fitted with a Cosworth engine management system and featuring a redesigned dry sump system and a new intake and exhaust. [Full Article...]


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