Iraqi Special Forces Battle to Mosul Mosque, 17 Killed in Baghdad

Votel told a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday. He said it was also possible that the civilians killed had been "forced" to remain in the building by IS. General Stephen Townsend said a general has been appointed to lead an inves... More..

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Vehicle comes off road and lands in Tweed River
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Vehicle comes off road and lands in Tweed River

A 10-year-old girl was pulled from the auto after it came off Dulguigan Road at Tumbulgum, landing in the Tweed River at about 1.40pm today. She is being comforted by family members. "The husband came down, and...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

What Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing means for Charlotte and S.C. reactors

Westinghouse , which Toshiba acquired a decade ago, has nuclear projects in varying degrees of development in India, the United Kingdom and China. The flash chip sale should raise at least $9 billion for half...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Uber suspends self-driving car program in 2 states

After the accident, Uber suspended its self-driving-car tests in Arizona , Pittsburgh , and San Francisco. "The vehicles collided, causing the autonomous vehicle to roll onto its side", she said in an e...More..

Samsung to Launch Smaller Screen Galaxy S8 Mini Soon
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Samsung to Launch Smaller Screen Galaxy S8 Mini Soon

Samsung reportedly implemented this feature because the iris scanner did not unlock the device fast enough. The Galaxy S8 isn't stopping that; if anything, it's expediting it by being the first phone with ...More..

UK's Prince Charles visits quake-hit town in central Italy
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

UK's Prince Charles visits quake-hit town in central Italy

He will enter the abandoned "red zone" where collapsed houses lie next to the ruins of a 13th century Civic Tower, one of dozens of architectural gems in the region damaged by the August 2016 quake. Prince Char...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Twitter's getting fly with United Airlines over #LeggingGate

Twitter users angry about United's policy dug up Delta Airlines' dress code for "Buddy Pass Riders ". That dress code bars pass travelers from wearing spandex or lycra trousers such as leggings. But t...More..

Android update makes Google's Pixel C look more like its Pixel smartphones
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Android update makes Google's Pixel C look more like its Pixel smartphones

According to recent reports, it seems that Google isn't going anywhere from its unspoken stance that neither of the two said devices will be receiving any Android 7.1.2 and beyond versions. The over-the-air upd...More..

Number of Syrian refugees passes five million
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Number of Syrian refugees passes five million

The UN refugee agency UNHCR urged more worldwide assistance, with spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly calling the figure an " important milestone ". UNHCR is urging countries to step up efforts to meet pledges...More..

Irish advertisers revolt as Google backs down
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Irish advertisers revolt as Google backs down

For this, we deeply apologize. The move comes a day after Google promised to "tighten safeguards" to help advertisers avoid inadvertently financing "hateful, offensive and derogatory content ". Facebook , ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Two girls blocked from flight for wearing leggings

In a statement posted Monday , United said the passengers in question were " pass riders ", which are friends or relatives of its employees, and receive free or discounted rates on flights. "United shall have...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Oil prices hit four-month lows on expanding U.S. inventories

Light sweet crude oil (WTI) futures declined 0.88 dollar or 1.82 percent to close at USD 47.34 a barrel at the New York-based commodity exchange NYMEX. Investors now want to see whether Wednesday's figures from...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Suspected WW2 Bomb By Putney Bridge Threatens Boat Race

Oxford's women were beaten earlier in the day before the men were able to atone and clinch victory. The pre-race omens didn't bode well for Cambridge, with cox Hugo Ramambason asking the umpires to delay the ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Oil retreats, set to become worst-performing asset in Q1

May Brent crude LCOK7, +1.01% on London's ICE Futures exchange rose 28 cents, or 0.5%, to $52.70, with the contract set to expire at Friday's settlement. US crude oil was 10 cents lower at $49.41. Active trad...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Toshiba's Westinghouse nuclear division plunges into bankruptcy

But it is also involved in the decommissioning of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, which suffered multiple meltdowns after the March 2011 tsunami. Instead, Westinghouse has saddled the Japanese company w...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

State Department Reverses Obama Decision and OKs Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Appearing alongside TransCanada's CEO in the Oval Office, Trump called it part of a "new era of American energy policy" that he said would lower costs, reduce reliance on foreign oil and create thousands of U...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Oil Prices Spike On Lower Than Expected Inventory Build

Oil prices had gained momentum this week on a growing sense that OPEC and nonmember Russian Federation would extend their production cut, seeking to drive the market higher. The global benchmark crude traded at...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Will Get Down To 'Serious Business': Trump On Meeting With Xi

Among those in attendance were Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Peter Navarro, the director of the White House National Trade Council, and Steve Bannon, the president's chief strategist. "We must seek constructi...More..

Sen. Tester: I won't support Gorsuch for US Supreme Court
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Sen. Tester: I won't support Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

Most other Democrats have made their opposition clear and 37 senators have indicated support for a filibuster of the nomination, which would force Republicans to come up with 60 votes to move forward. "Neil Gor...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Gets Jump On Apple iPhone 8

The phone also comes with an iris scanner and a face detect system to unlock it, as well as Bixby , a new kind of virtual assistant that's reportedly more intuitive than any other in phones today. The S8...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Bill O'Reilly renews contract with Fox News amid sexual harassment scandal

O'Reilly claimed he settled with them for the sake of his children. One case involved Laurie Dhue , a Fox News anchor from 2000 to 2008, whose lawyers outlined complaints against O'Reilly whilst giving evi...More..

Yields slide after Fed officials' cautious tone on US economy
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Yields slide after Fed officials' cautious tone on US economy

US personal income increased 57.7 billion USA dollars, or 0.4 percent in February, in line with market consensus, according to estimates released Friday by the Commerce Department. The slower spending growth ca...More..

Third Senate Democrat pledges to support Trump's Supreme Court nominee
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Third Senate Democrat pledges to support Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Schumer, D-N.Y., on NBC's " Meet the Press " urged Republicans not to change Senate rules to eliminate the filibuster, saying defeating the Gorsuch nomination would even up the partisan gamesmanship. The group ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Indore: Many return empty-handed as city showrooms run out of stock

DEALERS of two-wheelers in the city closed down shutters of their showrooms as the entire stock of Bharat Stage-III vehicles was sold off within hours of opening on Friday. Companies said customers had to be tu...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner is in Iraq, official says

NY [U.S.], April 3 (ANI): White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, went to Iraq this weekend and is likely to be back in the United States early this week. Valued by Trump ...More..

Bombardier Executive Chairman Beaudoin to see fall in 2016 pay (BBD.)
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Bombardier Executive Chairman Beaudoin to see fall in 2016 pay (BBD.)

The company has been under fire since it became known last week that compensation to chairman Pierre Beaudoin and five senior executives soared to more than $32 million past year, up from $21 million in 2015. B...More..

Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

Donnelly is the third Senate Democrat to support Gorsuch, joining Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. "It's really diappointing to see her do this on Gorsuch", said Geln Brand, the ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Top US, China officials pledge to make Xi-Trump summit a success

It is being held amid rocky US-China relations over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, trade and other issues. Asked if he would consider a " grand bargain " - where China pressures Pyongyang in exchan...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Samsung's Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

Similarly, Sprint is offering the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ on 2 years contract. We've contacted Microsoft to see if the "special" edition handset will be coming to the United Kingdom but we can't imagine it w...More..

Trump Administration Begins to Scrutinize U.S. Trade Deficit
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump Administration Begins to Scrutinize U.S. Trade Deficit

The officials said that the Trump administration will produce a sweeping report on the cause of USA trade deficits as well as plans to improve trade enforcement and the collection of billions in import taxes ...More..

Tester says he won't support Gorsuch nomination
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Tester says he won't support Gorsuch nomination

The Garland episode - along with the unsettled political landscape involving President Trump - have combined to push many Democrats to heatedly oppose the Gorsuch nomination. "The 60-vote margin requires some l...More..

European Union warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

European Union warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal

Downing Street said in London the tour was part of a series of visits around Britain to enable the prime minister to engage and listen to people from across the nation as it prepares to leave the EU. But nego...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Stoke boss Mark Hughes: Leicester back to their best

Both of Wilfred Ndidi's goals for Leicester City have been scored from outside the box (one in the Premier League, one in the FA Cup). Jamie Vardy made it 2-0 in the 46th minute to secure the win which was Le...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Tech's biggest players tackle climate change despite rollbacks

These are likely doomed to failure because coal is getting killed by the declining costs of wind, solar and gas, not Obama's climate regulations (many of which are still being contested in court). "China will...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Keystone XL construction not a forgone conclusion

Trump did not repeat an earlier promise that the steel to make the Keystone XL pipeline would be American. President Trump also insisted that the pipeline be made with US steel and that the USA should get "...More..