• US to seek more security on international flights
US to seek more security on international flights

Officials told Reuters they are concerned about adding new enhanced security measures to all of the roughly 280 airports that have direct flights to the United States rather than focus them on airports where threats are highest. The new policies will be implemented in phases, DHS said, and will affect 180 airlines in 105 countries ― and about...

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  • Zillow casts McMansion Hell site into cease-and-desist limbo
Zillow casts McMansion Hell site into cease-and-desist limbo

We get them from brokerages and MLSs who are advertising homes for sale and through those agreements we have an obligation to protect the interest of the copyright holders who license the images to Zillow . Zillow's argument that Wagner's use of images from the Zillow site didn't meet her definition of " fair use " also attracted lawyers looking ...

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  • Syrie: Washington et Paris prêts à riposter en cas d'attaque chimique
Syrie: Washington et Paris prêts à riposter en cas d'attaque chimique

Alors que l'attaque chimique de Khan Cheikhoun le 4 avril dernier avait scandalisé la quasi-totalité de la communauté internationale, Washington croit savoir que Damas a entamé des préparatifs pour une nouvelle attaque de ce genre. "Si les Américains ont recours de nouveau à une action similaire (.), nous la soutiendrons", a-t-il ajouté. C'...

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  • New wave of ransomware attacks leaves black screens
New wave of ransomware attacks leaves black screens

The companies affected were hit by a type of ransomware that locks users out of the computer and demands purchase of a key to reinstate access, Group IB said. "We are now asserting the situation", the company said. What do we know so far in Ukraine? . Banks were experiencing "difficulty in servicing customers and performing banking operat...

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  • EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks
EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

Britain has less than two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce and the outlines of the future relationship before it is due to leave in late March 2019. "But we are definitely ready for it because Europe is weaker without the British but I think the British would also be weaker without us Europeans".

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  • Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump has revealed that he thinks he is being investigated by saying on Twitter: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt" he tweeted from the White House shortly before leaving for Miami.

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  • $ 3 Million to the family of a motorist black killed by police
$ 3 Million to the family of a motorist black killed by police

Anthony, according to media reports. The $2.9 million agreement that needs approval from a state court, will be paid by a company that holds the insurance policy for the city of St. Darin Richardson, claims manager with the League of Minnesota Cities, said St. Anthony's insurance coverage is $3 million per occurrence. Bennett said his decades...

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  • Oil Set for Longest Run of Weekly Losses Since 2015 Amid Glut
Oil Set for Longest Run of Weekly Losses Since 2015 Amid Glut

Earlier, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) said in its report that OPEC crude oil production is expected to average 32.3 million barrels per day in 2017 and 32.8 million barrels per day in 2018. In addition, the International Energy Agency (IEA ) said, Wednesday , it has expectations that non-OPEC growth supply should be higher within ...

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  • Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door

An off-duty rookie officer happened to be a passenger on the flight and she and another passenger went into action to stop the woman before causing any harm. Southwest Flight 4519 was diverted Sunday to the Texas Gulf Coast city of Corpus Christi where the passenger was removed. The hooligan managed to twist, and the plane had to urgently go t...

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  • Aretha Franklin Cancels Toronto Concert Over Health Concerns
Aretha Franklin Cancels Toronto Concert Over Health Concerns

The cancelation comes less than a year after the "Respect" singer was forced to skip three shows last summer, including two at New York City's famed Radio City Music Hall, once again due to doctor's orders. Jesse Jackson, whom she embraced at the close of the concert. Franklin said earlier this year that she plans to retire from touring by th...

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  • UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

Barnier also outlined a two-step negotiation timetable to ensure an orderly withdrawal for Britain, which put the future EU-Britain relations, particularly trade ties, in the second phase. Citizens' rights, Britain's exit bill, and separation issues such as the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland will be addressed first, the EU's chief nego...

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  • Most of the World Has Little Confidence in Donald Trump, Poll Finds
Most of the World Has Little Confidence in Donald Trump, Poll Finds

The survey , spanning 37 nations, finds a median of just 22 per cent has confidence in Mr Trump to do the right thing in worldwide affairs, compared with 64 per cent that had faith in former president Barack Obama during his final years in office.

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  • Cuomo Calls Lawmakers Back to Albany for NYC Schools Issue
Cuomo Calls Lawmakers Back to Albany for NYC Schools Issue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a new voter registration campaign in an attempt to get more New Yorkers out to the polls in next year's congressional elections. "And by including the reckless Faso-Collins amendment, this bill will force every resident of this state to pay a "Faso-Collins Federal Tax" added onto local property taxes to make up the ...

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  • Sprint starts mobile partnership talks with 2 United States cable TV providers
Sprint starts mobile partnership talks with 2 United States cable TV providers

Sprint has the largest airwave holdings of all the US carriers, which is an attractive asset as mobile video consumption eats up network capacity. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 19.69 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,419.38. This deal could see Charter and Comcast invest in Sprint to help improve its network in exchange for offering more...

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier leaves Rosyth
HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier leaves Rosyth

The largest Royal Navy warship ever built has left her home port for the first time . However the vessel must first get out to sea with one of the most delicate manoeuvres of the six-week trials. The 280-metre supercarrier and her sister ship, the HMS Prince of Wales , has cost £6 billion and will become the UK's first aircraft carrier sinc...

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  • ECB's Mario Draghi backs continued stimulus, sends euro higher
ECB's Mario Draghi backs continued stimulus, sends euro higher

The euro hit a 10-month high versus the greenback at $1.1349 in afternoon trading in NY, but most of the move came earlier after Draghi , speaking to a conference in Portugal , said the European Central Bank could adjust its policy tools as economic prospects improve in Europe .

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  • Toshiba to meet shareholders with no chip unit deal signed
Toshiba to meet shareholders with no chip unit deal signed

Toshiba , which is trying to get back on its feet after crippling losses on USA nuclear operations , will likely be unable to report earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31 at the shareholders meeting, as it has been unable to resolve disagreements with its auditing firm.

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  • BUSINESS REPORT: Walmart stepping up retail fight against Amazon
BUSINESS REPORT: Walmart stepping up retail fight against Amazon

Only 7 percent of U.S. consumers shopped online for groceries in the past month. Grocery stores are now sprinting to keep up - Kroger just started a delivery service called ClickList to compete - which may be why Whole Foods recently made a decision to join Amazon instead of beat them.

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  • Facebook a atteint la barre des 2 milliards d'utilisateurs
Facebook a atteint la barre des 2 milliards d'utilisateurs

Au-delà des innovations particulières au réseau social de Mark Zuckerberg , la réponse tient en fait dans un livre: " Le dilemme de l'innovation " de Clayton Christensen.

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  • International Monetary Fund cuts USA growth forecasts, cites Trump fiscal plan uncertainty
International Monetary Fund cuts USA growth forecasts, cites Trump fiscal plan uncertainty

The IMF, in its annual review of the American economy, questioned the White House's plan to accelerate output and said it was skeptical the administration would be able rev up the world's largest growth engine to a sustained 3% annual rate.

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  • La cour suprême rétablit partiellement l'interdiction de voyage de Trump — USA
La cour suprême rétablit partiellement l'interdiction de voyage de Trump — USA

L'interdiction d'entrée des réfugiés est valable, elle, quatre mois. Le président américain défend la plus décriée de ses initiatives en assurant qu'elle répond à un problème de sécurité nationale lié à l'immigration d'individus potentiellement dangereux.

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  • CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

The U.S. Senate's bill to overhaul healthcare would result in 22-million more uninsured Americans over the next decade when compared to the current law - that's according to the Congressional Budget Office . Senate Democrats remain united against the bill, arguing it will cause millions to lose insurance while increasing premiums. Acc...

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  • Trump attacks media in flurry of early morning tweets
Trump attacks media in flurry of early morning tweets

Thomas Frank , Eric Lichtblau, and Lex Haris , the three CNN journalists who worked on the story, resigned this Monday. It is one of several outlets targeted over critical coverage of the President, including the ongoing investigations into alleged links between his campaign team and Russian Federation.

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  • A Key Speech From Janet Yellen Has Investors Paying Attention
A Key Speech From Janet Yellen Has Investors Paying Attention

Fed Chair Janet Yellen addresses the British Academy in London at 5pm GMT, after a speech by Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker in the USA city at 3.15pm GMT Before that, the dollar slipped 0.6% against major currencies, hitting a nine month low versus the euro after the European Central Bank President said he might begin to reduce the Ba...

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  • Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down
Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down

Westergren co-founded Pandora in 2000 and served as CEO/president from 2002 until 2014, before returning in May of past year as CEO (replacing Brian McAndrews). But along the way Pandora antagonized the music industry and was slow to adapt to the challenges posed by Spotify and Apple Music , which together have come to dominate the streami...

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  • Le footballeur Kingsley Coman placé en garde à vue pour violences conjugales
Le footballeur Kingsley Coman placé en garde à vue pour violences conjugales

Le joueur de 21 ans du Bayern Munich a été entendu au Commissariat de Chessy (Seine-et-Marne) quelques heures durant, avant d'être relâché. D'après les premiers éléments de l'enquête , "une dispute aurait éclaté au sein du couple à propos d'un gros contrat publicitaire qui aurait échappé au joueur".

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  • Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman
Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman

Police evacuated the building shortly after the incident began at around 8:40 a.m., according to a driver. Police arrived in minutes. The suspect and victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital. A UPS spokesman says the gunman was an employee. Authorities did not immediately identify the gunman or the victims. Authorities say a s...

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  • Google envisage de faire appel de l'amende de Bruxelles
Google envisage de faire appel de l'amende de Bruxelles

Aujourd'hui, le couperet est tombé: la Commission Européenne réclame 2.4 milliards d'euros, une amende record dans ce cadre, à Google à ce titre. En cause, le comparateur de prix Google Shopping , qui a été " systématiquement favorisé (...) dans les pages de résultats de recherche générale", selon Margrethe Vestager .

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  • Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration
Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Despite differences over issues such as immigration and climate change, Modi is expected to assure Trump that the United States has nothing to fear from India's growing economic clout. Rogin said a close relationship which Trump had promised before his election victory was yet to materialize due to many factors. New Delhi has been irked by Trum...

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  • 3 teens hurt when SUV crashes into buggy
3 teens hurt when SUV crashes into buggy

Highway 12, just after 12:30 a.m. Investigators soon learned that three people in the Amish Buggy were northbound on 128 when a 2014 Honda Pilot struck them from behind. The driver of the SUV, a 33-year-old woman from Glenwood City, was not seriously injured. The names of all involved are being withheld pending notification of their families, and...

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