Politics

Macron planning some kind of announcement over protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is going to make some kind of announcement tomorrow evening in response to the “Yellow Vest” protests and riots going through the country. Via France24: On Monday morning, he will meet with trade unions, employers’ organisations and local elected officials, as well as Senate President Gérard Larcher and National Assembly President […]

US News

Stop Interfering And ‘Leave Our Nation Be’

The French government has asked President Donald Trump to keep his nose out of the country’s politics after he weighed in on the “yellow vest” protests. As anti-government demonstrators faced off against riot police in the fourth weekend of demonstrations across France on Saturday, Trump fired off a series of misguided tweets blaming the Paris Agreement for the unrest.  […]

Technology

Real estate blockchain set to go live in early ’19

New York-based ShelterZoom plans to launch a real estate application that will lets buyers and sellers transact deals over a blockchain-based network, which could make purchasing a house as easy as pressing a button on a smartphone or tablet. Set to go live in the first quarter of 2019, the application allows sellers, buyers and real […]

Politics

Democrat Withdraws Concession Amid Growing Accusations Of Voter Fraud

Jason Hopkins on December 6, 2018 A Democratic congressional candidate in North Carolina took back his concession on Thursday as allegations of voter misconduct are leading people to believe an election redo may take place. Dan McCready — the Democratic nominee in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District — had conceded the race one day after Election Day. The […]

US News

N.Y. Today: Rejoice! Speedier Subways

Weather: More of the same: sunny, cold, breezy, with a high of 40. Same tomorrow, too. Alternate-side parking: in effect until Christmas. Subways twice as fast. Or at least, that’s the promise. New York’s subways used to be faster. A lot faster. Then accidents in the 1990s prompted officials to slow the trains for safety’s […]

World News

Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murders

Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. A court in Russia‘s eastern Siberia on Monday convicted a former policeman of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78. The court […]

Entertainment

What Didn’t the Kardashians Do This Year: Untangling the Babies, Scandals, Romance, Trips to the White House and More

Getty Images, Instagram; E! Illustration From the birth of Kim Kardashian‘s third child to Kris Jenner‘s cameo in the most talked-about video of the year, 2018 had a little something for every fan, from your garden-variety armchair enthusiast to the seasoned experts who’ve never missed an episode and would clean up on Kardashian-Jenner Jeopardy! Every year […]

Business

Malaysia Regulators Clarify Approach to ICO, Crypto Trading Oversight By Cryptovest

Malaysia Regulators Clarify Approach to ICO, Crypto Trading Oversight Malaysian regulatory bodies have provided details regarding their intentions to regulate digital asset trading so as to protect investor interests and promote fair and orderly trading. The statement issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) defines digital assets as digital currencies […]

US News

About 250,000 without power in U.S. southeast after storm

A man cuts a fallen tree blocking a road in Landrum, South Carolina, U.S., December 9, 2018 in this still image from video obtained from social media. Off-Road Adventures/via REUTERS ATLANTA (Reuters) – About 250,000 people in the U.S. southeast were without power on Monday and hundreds of flights were canceled after a storm dumped […]

Entertainment

Kylie Jenner blasts Travis Scott cheating prank

A popular YouTuber’s prank swiftly backfired when Kylie Jenner stepped in to slam him for attempting to portray her partner, Travis Scott, as a cheater. Sisters Kim and Khloé Kardashian — and Scott himself — then backed her up with takedowns of their own. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott both slammed the viral YouTube prank that […]

Technology

Google acquires popular Indian train tracking app "Where is my train", which works offline and without GPS, sources say for $30M-$40M (Mugdha Variyar/The Economic Times)

Mugdha Variyar / The Economic Times: Google acquires popular Indian train tracking app “Where is my train”, which works offline and without GPS, sources say for $30M-$40M  —  Google has acquired Sigmoid Labs, which runs the platform ‘Where is My Train.’  —  ET had reported the development in August. Source link

US News

Why Has Mueller Ignored Obama Admin Crimes?

Victoria Toensing , FOX News Whoever told The Washington Post the fact of and substance of the eavesdropped conversations between Flynn and the Russian ambassador committed a felony by leaking classified information. Source link The post Why Has Mueller Ignored Obama Admin Crimes? appeared first on MrPolitic.com . Source link

World News

SoftBank’s record IPO reaches $23.5 bln after extra share sale

SoftBank offered nearly 2 billion shares for sale raising concern of oversupply, particularly as it is widely perceived to be a mature business with consequently limited growth prospects. It allocated over 80 percent of the sale for domestic retail investors, banking sources have said. To stimulate interest, the deal’s domestic lead underwriters pursued an unprecedented […]

Entertainment

I’m A Celebrity 2018: Who won I’m A Celebrity? Harry Redknapp crowned King

I’m A Celebrity 2018 line-up: The ITV series returned earlier this year for a brand new instalment [ITV] The 2018 series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! has come to an end after three weeks on air, with Holly Willoughby stepping in for Ant McPartlin to co-host with Declan Donnelly this year. While last year’s instalment saw Made In Chelsea‘s Georgia Toffolo take […]

Health

A Philadelphia digital health accelerator shares how it created a blind selection process to boost diversity

For one accelerator, improving healthcare startup diversity means taking on the challenge of removing bias from the screening process Incubators and accelerators and some investors are increasingly trying to support minority-led businesses and encourage more women to become entrepreneurs. But from the perspective of the Digital Health Accelerator at the University City Science Center, part […]

Entertainment

Britney Spears And Boyfriend Sam Asghari Hang Out

Britney Spears and her boyfriend Sam Asghari were seen hanging out on Saturday, December 8, as he’s helping the pop star keep her life on track. The once-troubled singer, 36, looked relaxed and healthy on her casual day with model Asghari, 24. The two wore tee shirts and walked close together, showing affectionate body language. […]

Business

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. Announces Resignation of CFO

CALGARY, Alberta — Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. (“RME“) (TSX:RME), today announced the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer, David Ascott, who is leaving RME effective January 11, 2019, to pursue an opportunity in another industry. Mr. Ascott has served as RME’s CFO since August 2011. “While this was a difficult decision for me to make, […]

US News

Countering China’s cell-phone espionage offensive

When I heard the news of the arrest in Canada of Wanzhou Meng, Huawei’s chief financial officer, my thoughts turned to Al Capone. Capone was targeted for running Chicago’s underworld but was ultimately brought down for tax evasion. Canadian authorities detained Meng on what appears to be Huawei’s evasion of US sanctions against Iran. These […]

Business

Foreigners turned net buyers of Asian shares in November

By Gaurav Dogra and Patturaja Murugaboopathy (Reuters) – Foreigners were net buyers of Asian equities in November, data from seven regional stock exchanges showed, as investors were optimistic that Sino-U.S. trade tensions would ease and the U.S. Federal Reserve would hike interest rates fewer times next year. Foreigners net bought stocks […]

World News

Parliamentary election in Armenia respected fundamental freedoms: OSCE

FILE PHOTO: A man votes during an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, Armenia December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Vahram Baghdasaryan/Photolure YEREVAN (Reuters) – Parliamentary elections held in Armenia this weekend respected fundamental freedoms and were characterized by genuine competition, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said in a statement on Monday. Armenia’s acting prime […]