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AT&T Could Seek White House Communications in Antitrust Review

The Justice Department's antitrust division is poised to file a lawsuit to stop the deal if it can't reach an agreement with the companies. For his part, Trump denied making any decisions on behalf of the DOJ but did indicate he believed the review could end up in court. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds seek talks after federal court bars secession


Iraq's central bank has eased restrictions on private banks in its Kurdistan region, telling them they could keep branches there open just a week after ordering them closed, central bank sources told Reuters on Tuesday. "We believe that this decision must become a basis for starting an inclusive national dialogue between (Kurdish authorities in) Erbil and Baghdad to resolve all disputes", the KRG said in a statement, Reuters reported. Read More »

Volvo's parent company just bought a 'flying car' startup


Under the terms of the agreement, Terrafugia will remain based in its Boston, MA, headquarters and will continue to focus on its current mission to develop flying cars. And numerous companies, Terrafugia included, that are working on the technology have been known to over-promise and underperform. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group founder and chairman Li Shufu said in a statement that the Terrafugia team is convinced that the vision for a flying auto will be realized and that the ... Read More »

What Did President Trump Accomplish With His Asia Trip?

There's no evidence Trump was successful at lowering big trade barriers, though. But the highlight of the visit was a meal which proved that the Donald had little taste for his host nation's acclaimed foods but needed a large cheeseburger of USA beef and cheese to keep him going while Abe looked on, bemused. Read More »

Iranian Presence in Syria Is Legitimate, Russia Says Amid Israeli Concerns


It comes after Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin reaffirmed joint efforts to support a ceasefire in the Syrian region bordering Israel and Jordan. In an earlier interview, Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz told The Associated Press that an global agreement on Syria would be a positive development, but stressed that Israel is not a party to this deal and would defend its interests. Read More »

Dallas prosecutor fired for berating Uber driver


Added Warner , 'Who are they going to believe? Warner's full apology released to the media addresses the incident: "I cringe whenever I hear or think about the things that I said that night". Warner ", Johnson said in a statement, according to the New York Post. Adding, 'As public servants, we represent the people of Dallas County and are examples of justice, professionalism, and ethical behavior both inside and outside of the courtroom. Read More »

Bangladesh assures help to Hindu victims: Sushma Swaraj


Bangladeshi authorities have meanwhile assured the villagers " that compensation will be paid to affected persons to rebuild their houses and adequate security will be provided ". The crowd was made up of residents from between six and seven neighbouring villages, including Paglapeer, Mominpur and Horialkuthi. Police on Saturday morning filed the case with Gangachhara police station of Rangpur against more than 2000 people, including 25-30 named ones. Read More »

Israel Deploys Iron Dome Systems Amid Rising Tensions With Gaza Based Militants


U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt tweeted, "Extremist statements & provocation vs. Israel by Islamic Jihad significantly harm the people of Gaza & are very risky". On Saturday, the head of the Israeli military authority in the occupied Palestinian territories, Major General Yoav Mordechai, said: "We are aware of the plot that the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group plans against Israel... Read More »

Scientists 'Second Notice' to Humanity Warns of Environmental Doom

Thousands of scientists from all around the world have come together to issue another "warning to humanity" about the unprecedented threats that we as a species, and more importantly our planet as a whole, are now facing. "Scientists are in the business of analyzing data and looking at the long-term consequences". The letter is being released as the UN Climate Change Conference is underway in Bonn, Germany, amid what organizers say is a renewed urgency due to extreme weather events like ... Read More »

Former Pharmaceutical Company Executive Picked to Run HHS


Azar has worked at HHS before: From 2005-07, he was a deputy secretary in the department, and from 2001-05, he was general counsel. For those opposed to the path Trump has been taking Health and Human Services, Alex Azar symbolizes yet another attack on the progress made by the Affordable Care Act with his policy preferences aimed at undercutting and reversing numerous ACA's provisions. Read More »

Local, state police respond to shooting in Fall River


Sunday. Over phone, police say the caller described seeing a smoking green hatchback auto and hearing "two loud bangs" that sounded like gunshots. Police said several shots were fired upon arrival but did not say if anyone was hit. He was held without bail in an open case out of New Bedford yesterday in Fall River District Court, while the four other family members were released on their own recognizance, court officials said. Read More »

Russian Federation ridiculed for using video game as 'proof' USA backs Islamic State


The Russian Ministry of Defence has used a videogame screenshot to accuse the U.S. of cooperating with ISIS. The ministry showed photo shoots made by Russian unmanned aircraft on November 9 which show kilometers-long convoys of IS armed groups leaving Abu Kamal towards the Wadi es-Sabha passage on the Syrian-Iraqi border to avoid strikes by the Russian aviation and the government army. Read More »

Trader's Buzz: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Burke & Herbert Comml Bank & holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) for 14,732 shares. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Monday, January 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $64.93. Read More »

Trump's Chief of Staff on Trump's Tweets: 'They Are What They Are'


I don't. While speaking in Vietnam during Trump's 12-day Asia tour, the White House Chief of Staff said that his responsibility is to brief the president on "what he's about to do". After it was reported that the Kim Jong-un had called him "old and insane", Trump mocked the reclusive leader by tweeting that he'd "NEVER call him short and fat ". Read More »

I was annoyed Lionel Messi broke my record - Gabriel Batistuta


The relationship between Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi was a highlight of Argentina's 1-0 victory over Russian Federation for coach Jorge Sampaoli. Lionel has more and will get nearly double what I did. Messi quit at the age of just 29 after Argentina's Copa America final defeat by Chile in June. Read More »

Cyclist who showed Trump 'middle finger' is showered with money


She was sacked for repeatedly and very publicly flipping off the wispy-haired concentration of pure dickheadship that is the President of the United States of America , Donald Trump (you might have heard of him). Only one-third of Puerto Rico has power. "I was thinking about all this, tooling along, when I see the black cars come and I remember, oh yeah, he was back on the golf course", she said. Read More »

Yemen's Port of Aden reopens


The coalition closed all air, land and sea ports in Yemen last week in response to a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh. "The continued closure by the Saudi-led coalition of critical seaports and airports is aggravating an already dire humanitarian situation". Read More »

Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case


In turn, Trump lavished praise on leaders such as Chinese President Xi Jinping , even suggesting that the USA trade imbalance with China , something he said along the campaign trail was the equivalent of China "raping" the United States, was not China's fault, but the fault of past U.S. Read More »

ASI caught on camera getting massage from woman home guard


In the video, the officer is seen lying with his face down in his undershirt inside the police station as he received the massage from the woman, a home guard. After the video went viral, the SP ordered a departmental enquiry by Additional SP Bhaskar. Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat transferred him to the commissionerate headquarters as departmental punishment. Read More »

4th person shot dead in Tampa neighborhood


They believe the killer may still be in the area. The area where Felton's body was found is close to where three other murders occurred in Seminole Heights last month. On Oct. 9, Benjamin Mitchell, 22, was shot in Seminole Heights while waiting for a bus. No other details were immediately released, including whether the person was shot. Read More »

Democratic Sen. Feinstein says judicial nominee has conflict


His wife, Donaldson, actually holds three different titles in the White House: Deputy assistant to the president, special counsel to the president, and chief of staff to the White House Counsel. "He is more than qualified to serve in the federal judiciary". Talley is one of Trump's most controversial nominees. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, from 2013 to 2015. Read More »

Student sit-in planned at Canadore College


It's week five of the college faculty strike, the longest one in history. A strike by faculty members at Ontario colleges drags on with both sides accusing each other of spreading misinformation ahead of a contract vote in the labour dispute. Read More »

Trump lands in Philippines, final stop in Asia


The two leaders did talk about the country's brutal war on drugs, which has left thousands of people dead. "Whoa, whoa", Duterte said, according to a report from the White House press pool. "This is the bilateral meeting". During the two leaders' joint statement , Mr. Trump repeatedly praised Duterte and emphasized the importance of trade between the two nations, but did not explicitly highlight human rights abuses , as many of his predecessors have done while traveling overseas. Read More »

Child located in auto - Newport


Even on milder days, temperatures inside a vehicle can exceed 50 degrees in as little as 20 minutes, putting anyone inside at great risk for heat stroke, which can lead to a high fever, dehydration, seizures, stroke and death. Police said it was protocol to notify homicide squad detectives about the incident but it is not believed to be suspicious. 'I can't imagine what the parents would be going through, ' they said. Read More »

Dawood Ibrahim's Mumbai Properties Auctioned For Over 11 Crores, Includes Hotel


Three properties of Dawood or Doud Ibrahim and main accused in the 1993 serial bomb blasts were auctioned at the Indian Merchant Chamber office by the Ministry of Finance, under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (SAFEMA). "The three properties fall under our ongoing Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project". "The building was bought by Amina Bi, Dawood's mother, and Kaskar from Abdul Hussain Damarwala in the 1980s", said a tenant. Read More »

9th Circuit partly allows third travel ban to take effect


The 9th Circuit stay will remain in place as it considers the appeal of Watson's ruling. All were appointed by President Bill Clinton. In unveiling the third version of the travel ban in late September, the administration said that the eight countries did not share with the United States information to enable proper screening of their nationals. Read More »

YSU grad murdered outside Massillon hospital


According to reports, a gunman - identified as Michael Wood - fatally shot cardiologist Dr. George Seese who worked at the medical center. According to police, the two men shared a mutual love interest. Seese, who according to his bio did his undergraduate work at YSU, was confronted at his vehicle by Michael Wood, who was carrying a handgun. Police did not say if the doctor died before or after emergency surgery. Read More »

Marriage Law survey results out tomorrow


The Paterson bill , would also include a clause which would allow government employees the right to refuse to register a same-sex marriage, while parents will be able to remove their child from a class if the content taught contradicts their beliefs. Read More »

Thieves tunnel 25 feet into bank near Mumbai


The value of the stolen cash and valuables has yet to be estimated. Interestingly, the police managed to recover only one blade and mounds of sand from the crime scene. Sudhakar Pathare said. "Out of 225 lockers, 30 were broken". The militants were dressed as police personnel and used the cash to buy sophisticated weapons for their organisation. Read More »