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Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal Ola, Uber in merger talks; Softbank brokering deal
- March 29, 2018

However, the blueprint of the deal is yet to be worked out and could take several months, according to the source. Notably, Softbank is a common investor in Uber and homegrown ride-hailing Ola . At the time, Uber had come out strongly to claim that the company is 100% committed to India. " Ola is always actively looking for opportunities for expansion of its footprint", an Ola spokesperson said. (more...)
68 people killed in riot, fire at Venezuela police station 68 people killed in riot, fire at Venezuela police station
- March 29, 2018

Saab gave no other details. "Forensic doctors are determining the number of fatalities", Santander said. They said they were not providing any estimates "out of respect for the families". According to the nonprofit A Window to Freedom, rescuers had to break through solid walls to try and reach some of the victims trapped inside the building. (more...)
DOJ Inspector General Will Investigate Obama Administration FISA Abuse DOJ Inspector General Will Investigate Obama Administration FISA Abuse
- March 29, 2018

The revelation raised alarm bells throughout Democratic circles in Washington Wednesday, re-igniting the controversy surrounding the Clinton-financed " Trump Dossier " and whether it was used to spy on Trump officials throughout the 2016 election. (more...)
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-6A on Thursday
- March 29, 2018

The GSAT-6A - the twin of the GSAT- 6 launched in 2015 - will lift off at 4.56 pm on Thursday, riding the heavyweight GSLV rocket. ISRO said that the GSAT-6A satellite is similar to GSAT-6 but comes with a few improvements. The satellite, weighing 2,140 kg, has a mission life of 10 years. It will be GSLV's 12th flight and sixth with an indigenous cryogenic engine. The launch will take place around 5p.m. (more...)
Anbang former chairman charged with $10.5bn fraud Anbang former chairman charged with $10.5bn fraud
- March 29, 2018

The company remained in private control of employees until just one month ago, when, in February, Chinese regulating bodies took administrative control o the insurance group to prevent further potential fraud. It was not clear what plea was entered by Wu. The four firms are referred to as "grey rhinos" - plodding financial beasts that could charge quickly, with damaging systemic results. (more...)
Students And Survivors Tell Us Why The 'March For Our Lives' Mattered Students And Survivors Tell Us Why The 'March For Our Lives' Mattered
- March 29, 2018

Thousands of protesters assembled on the streets of the nation's capital. "It's not true. My friends and I might still be 11, and we might still be in elementary school, but we know". Three survivors of the February 14 shooting joined a couple hundred others for a similar demonstration in Tel Aviv, Israel on Friday. We have always relied entirely on advertising to fund our operations, but often loyal readers who value our local, independent journalism have asked how they could help ... (more...)
'Vote them out!' - Thousands register to vote at U.S. gun-control marches 'Vote them out!' - Thousands register to vote at U.S. gun-control marches
- March 29, 2018

State Reps. Gary Carter, D-New Orleans, and Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, were present to voice support for students. Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Common and Lin-Manuel Miranda are expected to attend the march in Washington, according to the event's website . (more...)
FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), CNX Resources Corporation (CNX) FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), CNX Resources Corporation (CNX)
- March 29, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Jd Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) by 86.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. Its down 0.15, from 1 in 2017Q3. About 6.22 million shares traded. (more...)
Tens of Thousands in Yemen Protest Against US-Saudi led Aggression Tens of Thousands in Yemen Protest Against US-Saudi led Aggression
- March 29, 2018

The Saudis point out that they are acting on behalf of the UN-recognized government of Yemen , and that they are fighting rebels who have overthrown the legitimate government. In a statement the Saudi government also said that the Saudi air defence intercepted seven missiles, three of which were headed towards Riyadh. He said the scattering splinters of the missiles have dispersed over a number of Riyadh civilian-populated neighbourhoods, in a flagrant violation of the global law. (more...)
Slain hero of French extremist attack gets posthumous honour Slain hero of French extremist attack gets posthumous honour
- March 29, 2018

His act was the epitome of France's "spirit of resistance" against Islamist barbarity, he added. Beltrame, a 44-year-old member of the gendarmerie military police force, died offering to take the place of a female checkout worker whom attacker Radouane Lakdim was using as a human shield at a supermarket in the town of Trebes. (more...)
BMW Group and Daimler AG are merging their mobility services BMW Group and Daimler AG are merging their mobility services
- March 29, 2018

Auto companies are developing services businesses to fend off competition from industry outsiders such as Uber and Lyft. BMW and Daimler AG, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, said they will continue to compete in their core business of building and selling vehicles. (more...)
White House defends Trump's silence over Stormy Daniels case White House defends Trump's silence over Stormy Daniels case
- March 29, 2018

Trump announced last week. Meanwhiles Daniels is to sue Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation over his claims that she is lying. It said Mr Joshua Harris, a founder of Apollo, was advising Trump administration officials on infrastructure policy and held meetings with Mr Kushner, and Apollo lent US$184 million to Kushner Companies in November. (more...)
Malala Arrives In Pakistan For First Visit Since Being Shot By Taliban Malala Arrives In Pakistan For First Visit Since Being Shot By Taliban
- March 29, 2018

She will be provided fool-proof security by police and other law enforcement agencies during her stay in Pakistan. Local media reported that the youngest Nobel laureate had arrived in Islamabad airport at 1:30am today, along with her immediate family and officials of the Malala Foundation via a separate flight from Birmingham to Dubai. (more...)
Saudi military chiefs ordered to retire by king Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud
- March 29, 2018

On Tuesday morning Saudi Press Agency (SPA) home page carried 14 news items about nine appointments and five about "relieving" of certain officials with approximate 30 words each. King Salman "approved the document on developing the Ministry of Defence, including the vision and strategy of the ministry's developing programme, the operational pattern targeting its development, the organisational structure, governance and human resources requirements", one statement said. (more...)
The Crown Replaces Matt Smith with Tobias Menzies The Crown Replaces Matt Smith with Tobias Menzies
- March 29, 2018

More recently, Hugh Laurie was rumored to be circling the role. Menzies steps into the role as the production team of The Crown just faced their own scandal. However, the role has been maligned lately when it was revealed that Smith was paid significantly more than his co star, Claire Foy . Outlander veteran Tobias Menzies will replace Matt Smith as the middle-aged Prince Philip for the next two seasons of Netflix's The Crown , USA TODAY has confirmed. (more...)
Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community Census Will Include Question on Citizenship, Drawing Ire from Immigrant Community
- March 29, 2018

Officials with the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund say including a question about citizenship on the 2020 census will result in less federal funds for Texas. Those concerns, the study said, "may present a barrier to participation in the 2020 Census". In a memo announcing his decision, Ross said that "The Census Bureau and many stakeholders expressed concern that [a citizenship question] would negatively impact the response rate for non-citizens". (more...)
What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet? What Did Naidu Get From All-Party Meet?
- March 29, 2018

However, the principal opposition party YSR Congress and BJP maintained a distance. Meanwhile, the YSRCP, BJP and Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena party boycotted an all-party meeting in Amaravati . I am asking for justice from you. Naidu and his Telugu Desam party legislators attended the session wearing black badges to protest against the Centre's attitude towards Andhra Pradesh. (more...)
NK media yet to mention inter-Korean, Trump-Kim summits NK media yet to mention inter-Korean, Trump-Kim summits
- March 29, 2018

Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il, met then-president Jiang Zemin in China in 2000 before a summit between the two Koreas in June that year. A senior US official who follows North Korea closely said the available evidence suggested that Kim had travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, but stressed that has not been confirmed. (more...)
Trump To Kick Out Liberians Trump To Kick Out Liberians
- March 29, 2018

The GSP program, which enhances the trade relationship between the United States and global partners, allows beneficiary countries to export products to the U.S. I would think that's part of the American dream. you've created a life. "It would be unfair to force us to return to Liberia without anything, and start all over again at this age", he said. (more...)
Saudi, Softbank seek investments in NY Saudi, Softbank seek investments in NY
- March 29, 2018

This has helped crude recover to $70 but with the threat of shale raising production, prices are by no means stable. Saudi Arabia's crown prince will rub shoulders in NY with top figures from Wall Street and Corporate America today, part of a whistle-stop first visit to the United States since becoming King Salman's heir apparent a year ago. (more...)
Opposition unity: Mamata Banerjee calls for 1:1 formula Opposition unity: Mamata Banerjee calls for 1:1 formula
- March 29, 2018

I want Congress to win the Karnataka elections, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav should take over Uttar Pradesh and Lalu Prasad must win in Bihar. Her personality is known to everyone. Hours after the government released the preliminary information memorandum on strategic disinvestment of the national carrier, Banerjee took to Twitter to express her objection over the decision. (more...)
Wednesday evening: severe thunderstorms are possible tonight through tomorrow morning Wednesday evening: severe thunderstorms are possible tonight through tomorrow morning
- March 29, 2018

The severe weather threat ramps up late Thursday morning , as instability increases and better dynamics come into play. Anywhere from 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible for most, and I wouldn't be surprised if we see localized have your mounts near 4 inches. (more...)
Bishop of Mindong's arrest puts Pope on collision course with China Bishop of Mindong's arrest puts Pope on collision course with China
- March 29, 2018

About 200 Catholics attend a prayer meeting for the Chinese Church after news emerge that Beijing and the Vatican have reached a deal on bishop appointments, in Hong Kong, China February 12, 2018. Police officials in the city of Fu'an, where Guo is based, as well as the city of Ningde, which oversees Fu'an, said they "did not know" anything about the reported detention. (more...)
Texas girl missing for nearly two years found safe Texas girl missing for nearly two years found safe
- March 29, 2018

A missing Texas girl has been found safe after her case was profiled on the TV show 'Live PD'. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says that information was handed over to the Lubbock Police Department & New Mexico State Police to help find her. (more...)
Trump Loses First Skirmish in Suit Over DC Hotel Profits Trump Loses First Skirmish in Suit Over DC Hotel Profits
- March 29, 2018

But the D.C. and Maryland AGs successfully argued that convention centers owned by the two governments were in competition with the president's business empire, focusing in particular on Trump's ownership of a luxury hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, and that representatives of foreign governments flocking to Trump's hotels hurt their business. (more...)
White House defends Trump's silence over affair with porn star White House defends Trump's silence over affair with porn star
- March 29, 2018

Daniels made last night in the interview are accurate", said Deputy White House Press Secretary Raj Shah . "While the White House Counsel's Office does follow up with staff to assist with compliance with various ethics standards, it is not probing whether Jared Kushner violated the law", Sanders said during her daily briefing. (more...)
Hospital: One Dead After Hit-And-Run Crash in San Francisco Hospital: One Dead After Hit-And-Run Crash in San Francisco
- March 29, 2018

At least one of those victims died. The driver of a vehicle got into a physical altercation with five people and struck all five with his auto, Linnane said. Police were searching for the driver and the five victims were transported to the hospital, police said, adding that four had life-threatening injuries. (more...)
Extra patrols for distracted drivers coming statewide April 2-14 Extra patrols for distracted drivers coming statewide April 2-14
- March 29, 2018

The goal is to educate people on the dangers of distracted driving, especially the dangers of using your cell phone behind the wheel. According to authorities, driver inattention was a contributing factor in crashes at a rate nine times higher than that of the next highest contributing factor which was speed. (more...)
Turkey won't act against Russian Federation 'based on allegation': President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey won't act against Russian Federation 'based on allegation': President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
- March 29, 2018

Temperatures were also raised further last week after European Union leaders condemned Turkey's "illegal actions" towards Greece and Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea. But his country, located in a strategic and volatile region, remains a crucial North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally in the fight against Islamic extremists in the aftermath of the Syrian civil war. (more...)
Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit Mysterious train sparks rumours of Kim Jong-un's China visit
- March 29, 2018

While China and the U.S. have shown a united front in putting diplomatic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear programme and missile tests, Donald Trump's plans to put tariffs on Chinese goods have complicated the picture in recent days. (more...)

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