Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Alibaba Readies $2.9B Investment In Chinese Grocer Sun Art Alibaba Readies $2.9B Investment In Chinese Grocer Sun Art

Footwear retailer DSW was one such store that turned its retail outlets into highly functional e-commerce warehouses, allowing them to justify larger inventories - which means they always have your size in stock - while also reaching customers that a...

Demi Lovato Brings Transgender Virginia Lawmaker Danica Roem to 'American Music Awards' Demi Lovato Brings Transgender Virginia Lawmaker Danica Roem to 'American Music Awards'

It seems as though Mr. Marshall, a Republican, has learned nothing in the aftermath of his party's sweeping electoral defeats on November 7 (including, as it turns out, his own eight-point loss to Danica Roem , a Democrat). I can tell this perform...

Single-Engine Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Florida Highway Single-Engine Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Florida Highway

In the video, a plane can be seen flying very low over the highway. The pilot later said his 112-A aircraft appeared to suffer an engine problem forcing him to look for a safe opening to land, according to Pinellas County. The pilot chose to put ...

USA hits Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan under new strategy USA hits Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan under new strategy

Several drug processing centers in the northern part of Helmand province were targeted and destroyed by American planes on Sunday night in joint operations with Afghan forces, said Gen. "[The drugs] are the main source of financing [for] violence and...

DOJ Set To File Lawsuit To Block AT&T's Takeover Of Time Warner DOJ Set To File Lawsuit To Block AT&T's Takeover Of Time Warner

Earlier this month, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company was preparing to make its case for the merger in court. This follows a period filled with reports that the DOJ demanded AT&T and Time Warner sell Turner Broadcasting , which includ...

Women Allege Glenn Thrush of NYT Made Unwanted Advances Women Allege Glenn Thrush of NYT Made Unwanted Advances

McGann, who was an editor at Politico when the alleged incident took place, said Thrush later told colleagues that their encounter went the other way and that he rejected advances from her. Bobby Moynihan, a cast member on the show for nine seasons...

Israel denies pardon for soldier who killed wounded attacker Israel denies pardon for soldier who killed wounded attacker

A statement issued by President Reuven Rivlin's office said that he had reviewed the plea and after Azaria had already received reductions to his sentence, it would not be right to grant a pardon. Rights group Amnesty International said Azaria's sent...

Nick Cave hits back at Nick Cave hits back at "bully" Roger Waters over Israel performance

His scheduled Monday night performance also is sold out. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds end their European tour with a pair of controversial shows in Israel , on November 19-20, at Tel Aviv's Menorah Arena. But the band ignored the call to boycot...

Woman with 'Fuck Trump' truck decal adds sheriff's name after being arrested Woman with 'Fuck Trump' truck decal adds sheriff's name after being arrested

Karen Fonseca , 46, has had the sticker directed at President Trump on her truck for almost a year and said she's never had any issues. "The Sheriff made the post on his Personal page ". We should stand together and always stand behind what ...

Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament Opponents cry foul as Malcolm Turnbull postpones Australian parliament

The new schedule will mean a 1 December deadline for all MPs to disclose their citizenship status in parliament will be pushed back to 5 December. As well, there are fears the government could lose the seat of Bennelong, held by Liberal John Alexan...

National security advisor takes dig at Trump's intelligence National security advisor takes dig at Trump's intelligence

It was reported in October that Tillerson called Trump a "moron" during a meeting, something the secretary of state later refused to deny ever saying. The Iran nuclear deal, broadly speaking, is deeply unpopular amongst strong supporters of Israel....

Christian Conservative Lawmaker Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking Christian Conservative Lawmaker Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking

Under the trafficking charge, Shortey faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life. His sentencing hearing will be in early 2018, according to Newsweek . Their conversation had turned graphic when the teena...

Mueller Probe Hits DOJ, Requests Documents Relating to Comey Firing Mueller Probe Hits DOJ, Requests Documents Relating to Comey Firing

Before this request, investigators asked former senior Justice Department officials for information from their time at the department, ABC News was told. "And Sessions has since faced withering criticism from Trump over his recusal and Rosenstein's s...

Arab League stance on Iran ´worthless´, says Tehran Arab League stance on Iran ´worthless´, says Tehran

Iran, along with the US-led global coalition, has been a major supporter of Baghdad in its war against ISIS. Saudi Arabia has rallied its allies, including Bahrain, to isolate Iran diplomatically, but Tehran's role in fighting ISIS and its rapidly ex...

Srinagar-Leh highway closed after heavy snowfall Srinagar-Leh highway closed after heavy snowfall

Jammu/ Srinagar : High-altitude areas in the Jammu and Kashmir regions witnessed heavy snowfall which led to closure of the Mughal Road and the Srinagar-Leh highway for vehicular traffic. The national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir ...

Twitter account of Pak defence forum suspended over doctored pic Twitter account of Pak defence forum suspended over doctored pic

In the original image, Kaur is seen holding a placard that reads: "I am a citizen of India and I stand with secular values of our Constitution". The forum has retired and serving Pakistani military personnel as its members but is not an official webs...

Tumhari Sulu Day 3 in overseas Tumhari Sulu Day 3 in overseas

November has been really kind to these small budget films, first we saw the success of "Iteefaq" starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha, then last week we had Irrfan Khan's "Qarib Qarib Singlle" and Rajkummar Rao's "Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana", w...

Aled Jones to stay off BBC after claim he harassed woman Aled Jones to stay off BBC after claim he harassed woman

Singer Aled Jones has said he is "deeply sorry" for any upset caused after allegations about his behaviour, but denied any "inappropriate contact". A few weeks ago, the BBC said that they're investigating 25 sexual harassment cases due to a "spike"...

College Classes to Resume This Week College Classes to Resume This Week

The bill was blocked by the NDP and all parties agreed to work through the weekend to finish the process. The colleges welcomed the back-to-work legislation, saying all efforts at the bargaining table had been exhausted. The college strike, which b...

Ex-DMV worker: New York Gov. Cuomo ignored sex assault claims Ex-DMV worker: New York Gov. Cuomo ignored sex assault claims

She signed a confidentiality deal in October 2016 in exchange for $50,000 from Hoyt, who stepped down from his ESDC post almost a year later on Oct. David also denied that anyone in the governor's office ordered Hoyt to "make this go away". Cater r...

Merkel's fourth term in doubt as talks on forming coalition government fail Merkel's fourth term in doubt as talks on forming coalition government fail

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure her a fourth term hit a major setback on Sunday after a would-be coalition partner pulled out of exploratory talks, citing irreconcilable differences...

South Korean foreign minister to visit China to arrange presidential trip South Korean foreign minister to visit China to arrange presidential trip

The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) released a statement on Saturday, 18 November, detailing Song's visit to Pyongyang. Song, the head of the International Liaison Department of China's Communist Party and a former vice foreig...

Israeli PM questioned for 6th time in corruption probe Israeli PM questioned for 6th time in corruption probe

In a statement, the Israeli police said Netanyahu had been interrogated for "several hours" in his Jerusalem residence. Israeli media has reported that it is likely that Netanyahu himself will be questioned during the submarine investigation, altho...

Big Bend Border Patrol agent dies in the line of duty Big Bend Border Patrol agent dies in the line of duty

On Sunday, Trump responded to the news by reiterating a need to build a border wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. Rogelio Martinez, 36, was identified as the agent who died. Martinez died and his unidentified partner is in serious condition. Mar...

US Marine held in Okinawa US Marine held in Okinawa

The man who caused the accident was " apparently a member of the US Marine Corps ", NHK reports, adding that the breath alcohol test of the military truck driver showed the level of alcohol three times above the legal limit. Stars and Stripes , the m...

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