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Deadly, Slow-Moving Storm Batters Southern Philippines

Deadly, Slow-Moving Storm Batters Southern Philippines This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. The storm barrelled to the west with its 400-km wide rain band drenching most of the country's second largest island. "Initial information reports (deaths) due to flash flood". "Lanao del Sur province is the poorest in the Philippines , and in the past seven months there have been around 350,000 people displaced in that pr... [Full Article...]

Apple's iPhone Slowdowns Have Customers Hurrying to Court

Apple's iPhone Slowdowns Have Customers Hurrying to Court While this case seems to be focused primarily on the iPhone 7 - which just recently was updated with the battery/performance balancing feature - we have to imagine this won't be the only lawsuit Apple sees because of this feature. They allege it intentionally interfered with the phones to damage them, which became a "substantial factor in causing ... to replace iPhones, buy new batteries, or los... [Full Article...]

Deputy FBI Director Testifies

Deputy FBI Director Testifies The FBI declined to comment on reports about retirement by McCabe, who was summoned to Capitol Hill this week and grilled for hours by two congressional committees. Trump tweeted this month that the FBI's reputation "is in Tatters". The money was donated before McCabe was promoted to deputy director and assumed a supervisory role in the Clinton email investigation. [Full Article...]

The Steam Winter sale is officially ON

While you're over there emptying your wallet, you'll also have the opportunity to vote for The Steam Awards . These include the Season Pass that allows players to access a number of post-launch downloadable contents for only $38.24, a 55 percent discount. [Full Article...]

Trump uses derogatory, racist language to describe immigrants

Trump uses derogatory, racist language to describe immigrants He was also quoted to have said immigrants from Haiti "all have AIDS", while also describing Afghanistan as a "haven of terrorists". Among many , many other examples, Trump has demanded the death penalty for the Central Park Five and failed to change his opinion even when they were proven innocent; called Mexicans rapists on the first day of his presidential campaign; defended neo-Nazis; and, of ... [Full Article...]

Authorities identify suspect in Harrisburg shootings

Authorities identify suspect in Harrisburg shootings Friday, according to Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico in a release . During the first incident, El-Mofty allegedly opened fire on a Capitol police officer from inside his own auto, hitting the officer's cruiser multiple times. [Full Article...]

Instagram Users can now Share Live Videos as Direct Messages

Instagram Users can now Share Live Videos as Direct Messages An update within the latest version of Instagram enables users to send their friends - or groups of friends - a link to an in-progress live stream via direct message . While the feature has been rolled out for greater engagement, users can disable the option to send live videos in Direct by accessing the same in the stories settings. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Use 'Christmas Message' To Promise No Peace Deal With US

Palestinians Use 'Christmas Message' To Promise No Peace Deal With US In the extraordinary session convened by the Arab countries, the resolution received nine votes against and 35 abstentions. The United Nations also rejected the US recognition of Jerusalem in a resolution member countries passed Thursday. [Full Article...]

Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in ODI squad for South Africa tour

Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in ODI squad for South Africa tour Kohli was rested for the limited overs encounters with Sri Lanka and got married during his break. The Indian selectors left Umesh Yadav out while including Mohammed Shami in the squad . MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya will play as floaters. Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane , Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pa... [Full Article...]

United States to Sell Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

United States to Sell Lethal Weapons to Ukraine On Monday, the Russian foreign ministry said it was recalling officers serving at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) in Ukraine, accusing the Ukrainian side of obstructing their work and limiting access to the front line. Ukraine welcomed Washington's announcement, saying it would help contain "the aggressor". Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Facebook on Saturday th... [Full Article...]

Kasich signs anti-abortion restriction

Kasich signs anti-abortion restriction House Bill 214 , the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act, prohibits abortion procedures on a pregnant woman who is seeking to have an abortion due to a Down syndrome diagnosis. NARAL Executive Director Kellie Copeland also blasted the new law in a statement . Nearly 21,000 abortions were performed in OH in 2016. According to a 2012 survey of abortion studies , the average abortion rate nati... [Full Article...]

What Apple could have done to counter the battery issue

According to USA Today , the proposed class-action breach-of-contract suit was filed by two consumers through a Los Angeles lawyer. In addition to these lawsuits, Apple's admission about slowing down older iPhones in order to help extend the life of each phone's battery may reignite the debate regarding right to fix legislation. [Full Article...]

Alabama unemployment at record low

Alabama unemployment at record low Tuolumne County's rate dropped from 4.6 percent in October to 4.3 percent last month. Unemployment rates have hit a record low in Alabama. More people were counted as employed in November, with 2,087,667 people working, up from 2,079,720 in October, and 40,152 more than in November 2016, when 2,047,515 were counted as employed. [Full Article...]

More than 100 people dead in Philippines tropical storm

More than 100 people dead in Philippines tropical storm Tembin struck more than a week after the Philippine government voted to extend martial law on Mindanao following a year in which Islamic militants shocked the nation in taking - and holding for several months - pockets of a Muslim-majority city there. [Full Article...]

FBI's McCabe grilled almost 8 hours amid anti-Trump bias allegations

FBI's McCabe grilled almost 8 hours amid anti-Trump bias allegations However, the president has denied Comey's account of the conversation. Strzok exchanged anti-Trump text messages with his lover, suggesting that the Mueller probe was an "insurance policy" against a Trump election victory. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe told congressional investigators this week fired Director James Comey had told him President Donald Trump had asked for his loyalty bef... [Full Article...]

Three Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

Three Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing The latest violation of the ceasefire agreement took place at a time when Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was camping in Rajouri district headquarters to address people's grievances, they said. Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, 32, belonged to District Bhandara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Avoli Moharkar. He also added that Indian troops were retaliating effectively. [Full Article...]

Police raid Maryland fraternity party where the air registered on a Breathalyzer

Police raid Maryland fraternity party where the air registered on a Breathalyzer Upon raiding the party - which allegedly was advertised online as "Tequila Tuesday" - cops couldn't believe what they saw. Officers told local media that 70 people were inside of the house, and that majority were underage. At the party this week, police found windows covered up with insulation and trash bags, beer cans and liquor bottles littered throughout. WJLA reported eight people locked t... [Full Article...]

Fodder scam case: Ranchi CBI Court to pronounce verdict at 3 pm

Fodder scam case: Ranchi CBI Court to pronounce verdict at 3 pm October 5, 2001: SC transfers the scam cases to Jharkhand after the creation of the new State. The charges included IPC 420 (forgery) and 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy) and Section 13 (b) of the Prevention of Corruption Act. April 5, 2000: Charges framed before the special CBI court. "Over three years after it was ousted from power, we still see one case after another coming out and courts are ... [Full Article...]

Suspected cholera cases reach one million in Yemen

Suspected cholera cases reach one million in Yemen As Houthi rebels in Yemen have fired ballistic missiles at Riyadh , Saudi Arabia and the U.S. ratcheted up allegations that Iran is arming the fighters. The Houthis, who control much of the country, are also suspicious of vaccination drives, he said . The Houthis deny diverting aid to supply their own forces. [Full Article...]

Spain PM willing to talk with Catalonia leaders

Spain PM willing to talk with Catalonia leaders But Puigdemont said during the campaign that if he and his allies won this election, he would return to become Catalan president again. Ines Arrimadas, the leader of Citizens party , which won the Catalan snap parliamentary election, expressed hope on Friday that "common sense" would come back to the autonomous region. [Full Article...]


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