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Pakistan allows family to meet jailed 'Indian spy'

The wife (2L) and mother (L) of Kulbushan Jadhav leave after meeting with Jadhav at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad . Earlier in the day, the mother and wi...


JetBlue plane from Georgia skids off icy taxiway in Boston

None of the passengers were injured. "Pilot did a fantastic job". The pilot of the aircraft reportedly told air traffic controllers the spin was due to ice on...


Florida State responds to bowl eligibility concerns

That's according to some leg work done by the college football subreddit r/CFB , which looked into a game Florida State played against an FCS opponent that...


White Christmas brings up to 4 inches, heavy winds

A winter weather advisory was in effect from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. Sunday for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, while winter storm warnings were declared for Lake and ...


UN SC toughens sanctions against North Korea

On Friday (22 December) the US-drafted resolution was voted for by North Korea's main trading partner, China, and Russian Federation, a traditional ally of Pyon...


Elon Musk is launching a Tesla Roadster to Mars orbit

Earlier this month, Musk said the Falcon Heavy rocket, which has been under development for years, will launch in January from Cape Canaveral, Florida. "That ...


Toys "R" Us last minute shopping marathon

Best bet for the forgetful and unexpected: Check your local drug store's holiday hours. Dillard's will be open from 7 a.m. -midnight through Saturday and 9 a...


Salvation Army In Springfield Behind On Campaign Goal

Clad in red trousers and a red apron sporting the Salvation Army logo, O'Mara was hard to miss with her bell and donation kettle, but it wasn't her attire peopl...


Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Census Bureau. The U.S. Census says NY state's population bumped up slightly to 19.85 million. New York's population count continued to benefit from new imm...


AT&T; to invest $1B and pay bonuses due to GOP tax bill

AT&T; on Wednesday announced plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the United States after the passage of the Republican tax bill. "Congress, working c...


MLS to make major announcement in Nashville Wednesday

Nashville is one of four finalist cities, along with Sacramento , Cincinnati and Detroit , expected to be awarded the league's 25th and 26th franchises, wh...


Diddy Wants to Buy the Panthers-and Hire Colin Kaepernick

Now that he's been named the world's highest-paid celebrity by Forbes , Diddy has a new title he's chasing after: National Football League owner. "I would ...


Bitcoin has fallen back below $19000 as CME futures dropped

It was priced at $18,336 as CME's contract fetched $18,610 at 8:19 p.m. If Eurex were to execute a Bitcoin futures contract option, it would be the first...


Atlanta airport power outage impacts MLU passengers

At McGhee Tyson Airport, travelers also experienced holdups, but on a much smaller scale. From there the delay continued to increase until the flight was can...


Flying Home For Christmas? Update On Planned Ryanair Strike

Speaking to RTÉ yesterday morning, Bernard Harbor said the union wanted the meeting to make sure there was substance to the offer Ryanair had made, and to fle...


Oil prices rise on pipeline shutdown

In its closely watched monthly oil market report, the IEA said the amount of crude oil on the global market rose by 170,000 barrels a day in November to 9...


Bell ringers needed for Salvation Army red kettles in Waseca

Literally hundreds of thousands of Western Pennsylvanians are assisted by The Salvation Army each year during times of crisis. "Full coverage would help ensur...


Mirai Botnet : 3 Men Plead Guilty to Cybercrimes

They also wanted to extort money from companies that either were under attack or wanted to avoid being attacked, it said. One of the most notorious attacks ...


Bumper sales for United Kingdom retailers in November: ONS

The data is likely to appease Central Bank of England, which for the first time raised interest rates over more than a decade last month. Month-on-month, sale...


Gas prices drop slightly

AAA reported that over the past four weeks gas prices have been on steady decline across the country. This is a pricey proposition as a recent study by AAA fo...


Winter Storm Benji in Photos

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon. The National Weather Service says the snow accumulations expected overnight were...


Citigroup Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Amazon.com

Arcadia Investment Management Corp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $558.87 billion market cap comp...


Australia and Austria Legalized Gay Marriage

The move comes after nearly 13 million Australians (79.5%) voted in the country's non-binding postal ballot to endorse the law. Australia joins about two do...


VW Exec Gets 7 Years In Jail For Role In Emissions Scandal

Oliver Schmidt, a German national who worked in VW's MI office, was accused of concealing software that the company used to artificially lower levels of harmful...



Governor Cooper Proclaims Computer Science Education Week

This growing interest in computer science is excellent news for economies across the region which are gearing up to compete in the fourth industrial revolution...


National Cookie Day 2017: Where to Find Freebies & Deals

In a cheeky Instagram post, the sweet bun company said, "Worlds Collide 12.4.17". Did you know there's an entire day devoted to cookies and the people who lov...


Amazon Marketplace Has Finally Launched In Australia

Speaking ahead of the impending launch, Forrester analyst, Zhi-Ying Ng, dissected the implications for the already struggling brick-and-mortar rivals, saying A...


GM to Deliver Autonomous Ride-Sharing Service to 'Multiple Cities' by 2019

The automaker is using the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt as its autonomous mule, dovetailing Thursday's autonomous projection with GM's earlier vow to roll out a ...


Tesla Switches on World's Biggest Lithium Ion Battery

That's no small feat considering the battery is the size of a football field and is capable of powering 30,000 homes. Weatherill came under fire previous year...


Undocumented immigrant not guilty of murder in polarizing San Francisco case

Zarate was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump cited the Steinle killing as a justification fo...


IFFI 2017: Cinema is poetic justice in three hours, says Amitabh Bachchan

The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) concluded with a star-studded closing ceremony and felicitation of megastar Amitabh Bachchan with the I...


Economy Watch: Retailers Enjoy Solid Black Friday

Moore said he's done some online shopping, but the allure of in-store-only deals drew him out from behind the computer. We didn't hear a peep about Black Fri...


Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Kalanick, the company's co-founder, was ousted as CEO in June after a string of scandals and controversies , including allegations of sexual harassment and...


USA sues to stop AT&T; buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

The lawsuit would be the first time in decades the DOJ has sued to block a so-called "vertical deal" between two companies that aren't direct competitors. The l...


Uber plans to buy 24000 self-driving cars from Volvo

Anthony Levandowski, who used to work for Waymo, left the company in January 2016 to found self-driving start-up Otto, which Uber swiftly purchased in July ...


India has higher growth potential: Moody's

The Sensex rose 235.98 points to close at 33,342.80, even after paring initial gains. Moody's raised the rating from the lowest investment grade of Baa3 to Ba...


Tax Cut Act Passes Out Of Ways And Means Committee

The chairman of a USA bishops' committee concerned with domestic justice issues expressed disappointment over the House of Representatives' passage of "the deep...


Oil leak shuts down portion of Keystone pipeline

The incident comes just days before a Nebraska public service commission is set to decide on a proposed route for the Keystone XL through the state. A TransCa...


France wins 2023 Rugby World Cup in shock decision

This morning, however, the World Rugby Council voted by secret ballot and arrived at their decision at Kensington's Royal Garden Hotel in London. The first ro...


United Kingdom minister offers parliament new vote on any Brexit deal

The EU Withdrawal Bill, which formally converts all European Union (EU) legislation into United Kingdom law to ensure complete clarity on Brexit day "March 29, ...


Self-driving bus crashes in first hour of service

The autonomous shuttle was testing today when it was grazed by a delivery truck downtown. Pictures have emerged of the moment a driverless shuttle bus was inv...


Uber Partners With NASA to Help Develop Flying Taxis

In the midst of its many scandals , Uber is moving ahead with its flying auto project, known as Elevate . Earlier this week, driverless auto competitor Wa...


Self-Driving Cars With No Human Backups in Testing on Arizona Roads

That means there won't have to be a person sitting in the driver's seat, waiting to take over, and that the car's computer system will complete all parts of t...


Consumer Group Calls for Target Toy Recall

Lab tests also revealed that the center of the metal version of the same spinner contained 1,300 ppm of lead. "The two fidget spinners cited in their letter a...


European Union asks for more details of Apple's tax affairs

The German newspaper Sudendeutsch Zeitung gave the New York Times and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists access to the " Paradise P...


Broadcom makes offer to acquire Qualcomm in record $105bn deal

According to sources Qualcomm is not aware of the details of Broadcom's bid and the company has yet to make any comment. On Monday, Broadcom made an uns...


USA deal a lie, choose NZ - Manus refugee

Australian actor Russell Crowe says Australia's treatment of refugees held in Papua New Guinea is a "nation's shame". There was no immediate comment from Aust...


New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in 2nd T-20 worldwide

India drafted in the debutant Mohammad Siraj in the place of Ashish Nehra who retired from global cricket after the previous game. The wicket was tailor-made f...


Pound plunges as Bank hikes interest rates

Peter Seymour, the managing director of Jersey's Mortgage Shop, said the 0.25% increase would have a "modest" impact on home owners. Lloyds has also admitted ...