Verizon reports 5.3 percent fall in revenue

But is the move a little sunshine in the cloud for Yahoo? " Yahoo is a company that has changed the world, and will continue to do so through this combination with Verizon and AOL". Questions about Yahoo dominated the review of Verizon's Q2 perf... More..

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Japan Knife Attack Suspect: 'It's better that the disabled disappear'
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Japan Knife Attack Suspect: 'It's better that the disabled disappear'

He was carrying the bloodstained cloth and knife, officials said. Police said they responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday from an employee saying something frightful was happening at the facility. There ...More..

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Removed As Democratic Convention Chair
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Removed As Democratic Convention Chair

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) had the unenviable job of following singer Demi Lovato on stage at Monday's Democratic National Convention, but he was warmly received by the delegates - both those supporting Hillary...More..

Malaysia won't shield its citizens from foreign 1MDB investigations
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Malaysia won't shield its citizens from foreign 1MDB investigations

However, directors decided "as a precautionary measure, the 2013 and 2014 audited financial statements of 1MDB should no longer be relied on by any party, pending final and conclusive determination by a court o...More..

Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover

In May, Trump had said to Fox News, "You know, his father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald's being - you know, shot.Right prior to his [Kennedy's] being shot, and nobody even brings it up". Trump ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

France seeks answers on how militant with electronic tag could attack church

As the two attackers made to leave the church they were confronted by a French police unit specialising in hostage situations, the BRI, and were shot dead. (French) "In the face of this threat that has never be...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Sanders Delegates Stage Mass Walkout, Promising to Leave Democratic Party

On a night that was supposed to be about Democrats unifying behind Hillary Clinton as the official presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders supporters decided they would not go quietly into the night. Photo: Gett...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

History made as Clinton secures US Democrats' White House nomination

The goal was to make Clinton, perhaps the most famous female politician in the world, yet a public figure her aides claim remains unknown, relatable to voters. "I'm very respectful to those who haven't reached ...More..

Court grants bail to Kejriwal's ex-Principal Secy Rajendra Kumar
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Court grants bail to Kejriwal's ex-Principal Secy Rajendra Kumar

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to suspended Delhi government's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar in a corruption case. "No objective will be served by keeping the accused behind bar", the court said a...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

US Democratic Delegates Formally Nominate Clinton For President

Clinton tried to make the case that his wife, who served as President Obama's secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, had made the world a safer place. Hillary Clinton's political ambitions were kept on ice unt...More..

Curfew Lifted In 4 Kashmir Districts, As Kashmir Picks Itself Up
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Curfew Lifted In 4 Kashmir Districts, As Kashmir Picks Itself Up

National Conference delegation, led by its working president and former chef minister Omar Abdullah met the minister. Interacting with the delegations representing different sections of people in Srinagar on ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

PM May says wants constructive talks with Germany, EU over Brexit

At a joint press conference with the two leaders at the German Chancellery, Ms Merkel repeatedly made clear that Germany will not enter into any discussions with the United Kingdom until it invokes Article 50, ...More..

DNC Email Leak Causes Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

DNC Email Leak Causes Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz To Resign

With the release of emails showing DNC staffers favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders - the DNC should be neutral about candidates - the congresswoman from Florida had to go. "This is going to be a big co...More..

Yes, slaves built the White House
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Yes, slaves built the White House

Keith Ellison, D-Minn., a prominent Bernie Sanders supporter during the primaries. "You need to be steady and measured and well-informed". She put an electrifying cap on the Democratic convention's second n...More..

Pokemon Go: Holocaust Museum, Auschwitz ask players to Go somewhere else
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Pokemon Go: Holocaust Museum, Auschwitz ask players to Go somewhere else

New York Magazine is also reporting that pokemon can be caught at Auschwitz, the concentration camp in Poland where approximately 1.1 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Like many other landma...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Kejriwal Meets Families of Dalits Thrashed for Skinning Dead Cow

The Una incident sparked protests across Gujarat, as hundreds took out rallies, blocked traffic, pelted stones at policemen. New Delhi: A day after creating a furore by posting a video clip of the Parliamen...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Syria opposition asks anti-IS coalition to halt strikes

On Monday, 21 people were also killed by USA -led coalition aircraft on Manbij's northern Hazawneh quarter. One of those airstrikes outside Manbij killed dozens of people Tuesday. As U.S. -supported rebels ad...More..

Mass killing in Japan shocks gentle nation
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Mass killing in Japan shocks gentle nation

Uematsu, who was carrying a bag full of bloodied knives and blades of different sizes when he arrived at the police station after the frenzied attack, was living half a kilometer from the care facility, and is ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Syrian Opposition Calls for End to US Airstrikes

The US has confirmed the deaths of just 41 civilians in coalition air strikes in Iraq and Syria since the anti-ISIL air campaign began in September 2014. The Western-backed Free Syrian Army, a grouping of facti...More..

Turkey to hire 2000 new teachers in anti-coup measure
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Turkey to hire 2000 new teachers in anti-coup measure

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said intelligence officials were well aware of strains within Turkey and sizable opposition to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but he wouldn't say whether the...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Japan Police Search Home of Suspect in Stabbing Spree

At least 25 other residents were wounded in the attack at the Tsukui Yamayuri-En facility for mentally and physically disabled in Sagamihara town, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Tokyo. He'd previously sent...More..

Resignation Not Enough, Wasserman Schultz Forced to Drop the Gavel, Too
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Resignation Not Enough, Wasserman Schultz Forced to Drop the Gavel, Too

Monday morning in Philadelphia, outgoing Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was heckled at a breakfast of Florida delegates, with opponents shouting, " Shame! ". Louisiana's ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Slain Priest Forced To Kneel Before Throat Cut

In Nigeria, ISIS affiliate Boko Haram killed more than 4,000 Christians a year ago and attacked nearly 200 churches, according to figures compiled by a Nigerian Christian organization. It turned out most of the...More..

Turkey arrests key aide to Gulen for coup attempt
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Turkey arrests key aide to Gulen for coup attempt

The failed coup attempt, which began on July 15, was crushed the next day; at least 290 people, including more than 100 "coup plotters", were killed, authorities said. Parliament must still approve the decree b...More..

US backs resumption of South China Sea talks
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

US backs resumption of South China Sea talks

Cambodia's stance of supporting China at the ongoing Asean meeting in Laos was welcomed by officials from Beijing, but criticized by other Asean member countries involved in disputes in the South China Sea . C...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

At least 85 Russians barred from Rio Olympics in doping scandal

They are 2008 Olympic silver and 2012 bronze medalist Nikita Lobintsev, bronze medalist Vladimir Morozov and world junior record holder Daria Ustinova. The Russian Modern Pentathlon Federation (RMPF) has been i...More..

Arrest of terrorist a big success: Rijiju on Kupwara encounter
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Arrest of terrorist a big success: Rijiju on Kupwara encounter

He told NDTV, "It's a big achievement to catch a terrorist alive". He said these suspected militants were a part of group who allegedly tried to infiltrate in this part of Kashmir. This year, there have been ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

First Wonder Woman Movie Trailer Released

Wonder Woman came to Hall H at Comic-Con with a brand new trailer and the three lead actors. Wonder Woman is due for release in June 2017. And from there, the film directed by Patty Jenkins appears to ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

"Wonder Woman" first trailer deals with character's fascinating origin

There were several great new trailers at Comic-Con last weekend, and while it's hard to choose a clear victor, Wonder Woman comes pretty close. After her appearance in "Batman V Superman " it looks a...More..

Erdogan: Other countries could be involved in Turkey coup bid
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Erdogan: Other countries could be involved in Turkey coup bid

While declaring the imposition of the emergency Erdogan said that the measure was being taken to counter threats to Turkish democracy. It said 58,881 civil service workers were dismissed, forced to resign or ...More..

Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan

President Obama has approved a new presidential policy directive to better coordinate the federal government's response to cyber incidents, clarifying the role of government when the private sector experience...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

CDC Releases New Guidelines For Treating Zika

Doctors are still analysing the cases of 160 babies born with birth defects to mothers who were infected with Zika during pregnancy, to diagnose their condition and determine whether the virus was the cause. Th...More..

Bernie Sanders addresses supporters to cheers and jeers
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bernie Sanders addresses supporters to cheers and jeers

There has been criticism her role running the party for a while, but emails leaked over the weekend showing party leaders were clearly supporting Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during the primary process c...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

US Holocaust Museum calls on Pokemon GO players to log off

He also added that "technology can be an important learning tool" and that the museum encourages visitors to use their smartphones in order to engage with exhibits, however, "this game falls far outside of our ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Turkey ready to resume pipeline project with Russian Federation

Violations of rights and freedoms by the Erdogan government after the coup attempt mean "moving away automatically from the West, which hasn't yet decided how much to tolerate in order not to alienate" Turkey, ...More..

More arrests as Turkish leader tightens the noose
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

More arrests as Turkish leader tightens the noose

However, he also emphasised that he did not want to strain Turkey's relationship with the US. Earlier in the evening, the alliance said, "we condemn any military intervention in (the) domestic politics of Turke...More..

Poor football pitch in Beijing worries Mourinho
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Poor football pitch in Beijing worries Mourinho

As torrents of rain have beleaguered the city of late, player safety and quality of play at the soggy Beijing National Stadium, or Birds Nest Stadium, were cited as reasons for prohibiting the contest. It means...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Manchester United V City Match Called Off

The first Manchester derby outside the United Kingdom will be played at the centrepiece of the 2008 Beijing Olympics on Monday, weather permitting. Speaking about his plans, Mourinho insists he wants to tra...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Trump Blasts Ted Cruz for 'Not Honoring the Pledge' After Convention Speech

The Republican presidential nominee appears to be expanding on his image as a businessman and outsider who can shake up Washington . Mr Trump has previously suggested that Mr Cruz's father was involved in th...More..

Clinton campaign blames Russia for hacking
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Clinton campaign blames Russia for hacking

The impact of the release of the DNC hacked emails was nearly immediate, prompting the ouster of the head of one of the two major political parties. Those hackers took at least one year's worth of detailed ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Backed SDF forces give IS 48 hours to leave Syria's Manbij

As U.S. -supported rebels advanced on a strategic town held by Islamic State in northern Syria this month, coalition warplanes paved the way with airstrikes. French President Francois Hollande said on July 21 t...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

FBI Investigates DNC Email Hack

The political fallout from the leaks was nearly immediate, with DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz , D-Fla., stating Sunday that she planned to resign from her chairmanship after the convention, then facing a ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Governor Pence makes first solo appearance as Vice President candidate in Indiana

Mike Pence as his running mate. "I call her 'Crooked Hillary.' She's crooked Hillary", he said. For 15 minutes, Indiana Governor Mike Pence captivated an audience still trying to figure him out. As Pence ar...More..

Donald Trump accepts GOP nomination
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Donald Trump accepts GOP nomination

But, citing recent episodes of gun violence and attacks on police officers, he put fresh emphasis on law and order . "I have a message for all of you: the crime and violence that today afflicts our nation wi...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Doping whistleblower appeals to IOC, says decision flawed

The IOC said it had partly based its decision on the fact that she had declined to compete for Russian Federation. The possibility of Efimova competing in the Rio Olympics was already a major talking point in...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Syrian opposition calls for investigation into deadly airstrike

There have already been protests in some parts of Aleppo province. Its proximity to Syria's northern border makes it an important hub for Islamic State members seeking to move between the group's territorie...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Gov. Mike Pence attends 'welcome home rally' in Zionsville

Numerous people anxiously awaiting the governor's return today say Trump couldn't have picked a better running mate. Trump did assert that Pence was his first choice - an aside that was made necessary by the ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Normandy church siege leaves 2 attackers, 1 hostage dead

The men were reported to have been holding between four and six persons at the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, BBC reported. The Normandy attack came 12 days after a 31-year-old Tunisian Mohamed Lahou...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

North Korea Fires Three Missiles Into the Sea

North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea early Tuesday morning, six days after South Korea and the USA made a decision to deploy a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery h...More..

Zimbabwe probes veterans' statement making break from Mugabe
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Zimbabwe probes veterans' statement making break from Mugabe

Ironically, the veterans of the 1970s liberation war led a violent campaign, which began in 2000, to drive mostly white commercial farmers off Zimbabwe's prime land. In February, police used tear gas and wate...More..