Sunday February 19-th, 2017

Germany's Eurowings hit by cabin crew strike Germany's Eurowings hit by cabin crew strike

As expected, Lufthansa's pilot's union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) yesterday announced a full short and long haul services strike for tomorrow (23.11.16) which is expected to impact on hundreds of flights as well as airport and service providers for the...

4 children dead, mother hurt in Indiana house fire 4 children dead, mother hurt in Indiana house fire

Carroll County Deputy Drew Yoder and Flora Police Officer Josh Disinger were taken to area hospitals. He also suffered burns to his hand and forehead. The Department of Homeland Security and the IN fire marshal are investigating. Nothing jumped out a...

Bank becomes first in Britain to launch smartphone and contactless cash withdrawals Bank becomes first in Britain to launch smartphone and contactless cash withdrawals

The ATM recognizes it as a contactless withdrawal and asks the users to tap the phone on the machine to complete the withdrawal. The company is piloting the program in Northern England and will roll it out to over 600 machines at 180 United Kingdom...

Chiefs player joins family after father's shooting death Chiefs player joins family after father's shooting death

Earlier Oklahoma City police Capt. Paco Balderrama said officers are searching for a second possible victim. He knew the path airline employees took between the main terminal and the employees parking lot, leading investigators to believe Buie plan...

Obama to Meet Australia, Canada Leaders Before Return to US Obama to Meet Australia, Canada Leaders Before Return to US

All eyes were on China at this year's APEC summit in Lima, Peru just over a week after Trump's surprise victory in the United States dashed hopes of the largest-ever US -proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), coming to fruition.

Don't hoard currency, sufficient notes in supply: RBI

Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das said that indelible ink has been sent to all regions of the country. Adding to the chaos were rumors the government was planning to announce further measures, however India's state-run Press Information Bu...

Trump meets with Japan's PM, Nikki Haley, other possible Cabinet choices

One day before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese officials said they had not finalized when or where in NY it would take place, who would be invited, or in some c...

Obama administration suspends trade deal

That does not mean, however, that a new deal with new partners can not be forged, Kuczynski told RT on the eve of the APEC summit, where discussions will be held. The FTA, if implemented, will add an estimated $2.4 trillion to the global economy,...

Amazon introduces Alexa-exclusive deals this weekend

This strategy is a "threefer" for Amazon . On Friday, the Amazon Alexa voice assistant gained the capability to send out text messages for United States wireless carrier AT&T's mobile customers. For this debut weekend, Alexa will provide the ...

Trump claims to save auto plant. But it wasn't closing Trump claims to save auto plant. But it wasn't closing

Then followed it up with this tweet: I worked hard with Bill Ford to keep the Lincoln plant in Kentucky. The tens of thousands of parts that make up any vehicle often come from multiple producers in different countries and travel back and forth acr...

Trump quickly settles lawsuits after a long fight Trump quickly settles lawsuits after a long fight

Lawyers for Donald Trump say a $25 million settlement resolving lawsuits over Trump University will allow the president-elect to devote his full attention to the challenges facing the nation. A spokesperson for Schneiderman's office said the settleme...

Donald Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25 million Donald Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25 million

Trump from his responsibilities leading up to taking over the presidency, and encourages the court to accept recorded depositions of Trump rather than an actual court appearance. The suits allege that Trump University failed to deliver on its promi...

Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017 Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017

It was the largest protest here in Utah for the Sioux Reservation. Protests against its construction have been ongoing for months. "There are so many people who don't know about this issue". "They had a rope soaked with kerosene", he said. The prot...

Barack Obama assures Greece that a strong North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is of 'utmost importance' Barack Obama assures Greece that a strong North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is of 'utmost importance'

Obama is pushing Europe to grant debt relief to Greece as it continues on its economic recovery. Before the national vote, in which Trump handily beat Hillary Clinton, Obama was so confident that the NY businessman wouldn't be elected to succeed...

Chaos as millions in India crowd banks to exchange currency

Most of the banks admitted that cash shortage in the first half of the day was the main reason for non-functioning of ATMs. "The country has around 125,000 bank branches and an extensive network of post offices in rural areas, which should be enoug...

Message to Trump? Countries say climate fight 'irreversible'

U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry, while speaking in New Zealand Nov. 13, vowed to do "everything possible" to prevent president-elect Donald Trump from pulling the U.S. "This is the time to keep a close watch", he said. Damage from climate change ...

After report, family of boy in gorilla pen thanks zoo again

A federal inspection report states Cincinatti Zoo's barrier keeping the public and gorillas separate did not comply with standards for housing primates. Animal rights activists and other gorilla fans expressed anger at Harambe's death, and it bec...

Recent snow is good news for Purgatory skiers Recent snow is good news for Purgatory skiers

When it snows over 12 inches at any of the Utah's 14 resorts, the flake will turn green. This year managers still can't say exactly when the winter fun and skiing will start, but they're hopeful it'll be soon. For more information on opening day ...

Rutgers Professor Given Psych Evaluation After Perceived Threats Rutgers Professor Given Psych Evaluation After Perceived Threats

He said he was forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before before being released. He told the Daily News that he spent just two hours at the hospital before doctors agreed he had no psychological issues. He has also returned to Twitter to...

Crude instability mounting before proposed OPEC meeting

In September, OPEC agreed to trim output to 32.5 million-33 million barrels per day, down from 33.64 million barrels a day in October to help rebalance oil markets. The fact that Bijan Zanganeh, Iran's Oil Minister, is one of three top officials th...

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