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NY AG Calls for Probe, Delayed Net Neutrality Vote

NY AG Calls for Probe, Delayed Net Neutrality Vote Schneiderman cited reports that that half a million of the comments appear to have been filed from Russian email addresses , a fact that net neutrality advocates likely hope will stoke further public interest in the often dry proceedings of the communications regulatory body. [Full Article...]

London mayor to visit Pakistan after party in B-Town

London mayor to visit Pakistan after party in B-Town After attending a charity football match during the day with Ranbir Kapoor, Khan had a gala time with Bollywood biggies in the evening. Sidharth Malhotra , Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez , Alia Bhatt , Katrina Kaif and Neha Dhupia were among the stars who arrived at Antillia. [Full Article...]

Think before you tweet, Barack Obama advises leaders

Think before you tweet, Barack Obama advises leaders Have a little bit of an edit function", he said. "Who do you think she had in mind?" "I have nearly 100 million followers [on Twitter], more than other people who use it more often", Obama quipped. Continuing the famous "bromance", former USA president Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday. People see the differences between each other much too vividly and miss the comm... [Full Article...]

Broadcom escalates Qualcomm takeover fight, proposes to replace the entire board

Broadcom escalates Qualcomm takeover fight, proposes to replace the entire board The San Diego company also cited a number of problems with Broadcom's offer, including regulatory issues, lack of financing and uncertainty surrounding Broadcom's move from Singapore to San Jose. Reuters reported last month that Broadcom was considering raising its offer by offering more of its own stock. These factors, Qualcomm has argued in recent weeks, will help lift the stock value... [Full Article...]

Police officer saves lorry from motorway bridge fall with his bare hands

Police officer saves lorry from motorway bridge fall with his bare hands The driver of the van, who Willis said remained calm throughout the incident, had serious but not life-threatening injuries. PC Willis said: "They don't need to thank me, that's my job - an ordinary bloke doing an extraordinary job". Two lanes were closed to traffic during the incident. Martin was praised as a hero after the driver escaped. He added: "Your superman cape isn't in this photo t... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality

Supreme Court Lets Stand Texas Ruling That Could Undermine Marriage Equality The Texas high court had initially been reluctant to take the case, but chose to do so under pressure from Republican officials and antigay activists, including the Texas governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general. The high court ruled that states must give same-sex couples the same rights as opposite-sex couples or else the state would be giving same-sex couples "disparate treatment", so... [Full Article...]

Homeless Las Vegas man saves 2 children from burning apartment

Homeless Las Vegas man saves 2 children from burning apartment He heard children crying and jumped a locked gate into the yard of the complex, where he forced a security door open to free the children - a 10-month-old boy and 3-year-old girl. "The granddad couldn't get to them because of the fire". The two children were in the living room when the fire started. The children were being minded by their grandfather, who was in the back bedroom when the fire ... [Full Article...]

All 8 Mega Man X titles coming to Switch in 2018

All 8 Mega Man X titles coming to Switch in 2018 In other Mega Man news , all eight Mega Man X games are coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC next year. Its been more than seven years since Mega Man 10 was released, with Mighty Number 9 not satisfying many in the meantime, and fans have been waiting patiently for the next installment. [Full Article...]

Max Hospital baby blunder: 4 medical staff questioned

Max Hospital baby blunder: 4 medical staff questioned Delhi's Max group has terminated the services of two doctors allegedly involved in the case of a premature baby being wrongly declared dead, hospital authorities said today. KK Aggarwal, the head of the IMA, said the episode was a tragic mistake. The entire district police are working on maintaining law and order situation in the light of family staging a protest outside the Max hospital . [Full Article...]

American tourist killed in Costa Rica shark attack

American tourist killed in Costa Rica shark attack Bhandari was well-known in New York's charity world, according to the New York Daily News . Rohina Bhandari, a bigshot financier at the Wall Street in NY was attacked on Thursday and by the time she was managed to be dragged back to the land, she had sustained fatal injuries. [Full Article...]

Time Magazine Includes Trump on Person of the Year Shortlist

Time Magazine Includes Trump on Person of the Year Shortlist A night after accepting a prestigious honor in Beverly Hills, Colin Kaepernick was named as one of six finalists for Time Magazine's Person of the Year. The group of finalists was rounded out by two Asian leaders, President Xi Jinping of China and Kim Jong Un of North Korea . Robert Mueller The former FBI director was appointed in May as the special counsel leading the investigati... [Full Article...]

India name Bumrah, Patel in squad for South Africa tests

India name Bumrah, Patel in squad for South Africa tests All-rounder Vijay Shankar, who was part of the squad for the second and third Tests against Sri Lanka, has also been excluded. Following that they will play a three-match ODI and T20I series against them, the Indian squad for which has also been announced. [Full Article...]

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out

Mourinho Confirms Duo Will Start But Two Other Key Men Ruled Out After playing 59 minutes across four substitute appearances since recovering from a serious knee injury, Ibrahimovic had appeared to be in contention to start in the European encounter at Old Trafford. 'We haven't qualified or finished first yet. Mourinho said: "I have to think [about who plays]". And it is thought some of the United squad will be axed to help boost the kitty including Luke... [Full Article...]

Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate

Australian lawmaker proposes during same-sex marriage debate Well done, mate". Almost 80 MPs are slated to speak on the legislation over coming days, with a final vote expected before Thursday, when parliament is scheduled to rise for the year. Nearly all Labor senators, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team, Derryn Hinch and members of the ruling Liberal-National Coalition voted in favour. "Each and every person who has campaigned for equality, each Austr... [Full Article...]

Trump to shrink 2 Utah national monuments

Trump to shrink 2 Utah national monuments Americans from both parties are eagerly waiting for Trump's announcement. Trump's plans to curtail the strict protections on the sites have angered tribes and environmentalist groups who have vowed to sue to preserve the monuments. President Barack Obama created the Bears Ears monument previous year after tribal leaders and environmental groups clamored for protection of land considered sacred... [Full Article...]

One soldier martyred, two terrorists killed in JK's Qazigund

One soldier martyred, two terrorists killed in JK's Qazigund The area has been reportedly cordoned off by the security forces. Reports said that the service rifle of a Sentry went off accidently in a Guard Post resulting in the injuries of two cops. "The place lies right on the highway so we had to divert the traffic", said deputy inspector general of police, South Kashmir, SP Pani. In another gunfight that erupted in Sagipora village of Sopore area in ... [Full Article...]

Warm Tuesday, but wet snow possible late this week

Warm Tuesday, but wet snow possible late this week Met Office meteorologist Charles Powell warned it could be even colder than last week, with northerly gales blasting the UK. "By Friday the United Kingdom will be in an Arctic Maritime air mass with temperatures across the country staying in low single figures by day and below freezing by night". [Full Article...]

Trump throws full support behind embattled Alabama Republican Roy Moore

Trump throws full support behind embattled Alabama Republican Roy Moore Moore has been touting Trump's tacit support, and was quick to embrace his full endorsement this morning. Moore responded moments later, tweeting that he was, "Thankful for President Trump's support". On November 26, Trump had tweeted: "The last thing we need in Alabama and the U.S. Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for our Military and our great Vet... [Full Article...]

Government launches inquiry into media and advertising services competition

Government launches inquiry into media and advertising services competition The inquiry is being held under the Competition and Consumer Act of 2010, which means the ACCC can use its compulsory information gathering powers and hold hearings. Google, Facebook and Amazon also face pressure in Europe, where competition regulators are examining how they harvest and sell consumer data. "In the end, the inquiry should tell us if the market is being distorted and dominated, ... [Full Article...]

Cyclone Ockhi: Gujarat, Maharashtra on alert as IMD issues fresh warning

Cyclone Ockhi: Gujarat, Maharashtra on alert as IMD issues fresh warning Posting a fact-sheet, Sitharaman said since November 30, the Coast Guard (CG) deployed two ships, an equal number of fixed wing aircraft and one helicopter for search and rescue of Tamil Nadu fishermen. "Due to #CycloneOckhi 28 more boats with 321 fishermen landed at Ratnagiri today", Fadnavis tweeted. Hovering over the north Sumatra coast and the adjoining south Andaman Sea, the low pressure ar... [Full Article...]


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