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AT&T, Comcast win as Trump FCC urges end of Obama web rules

AT&T, Comcast win as Trump FCC urges end of Obama web rules

Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use. During President Barack Obama's tenure, the then head of F.C.C Tom Wheeler said that the rules were vital as they prevented companies such as Verizon to low down the operations of services like Netflix . Read More

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At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria

At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria

It was learnt that at least 50 people were killed after the suicide bomber attacked the crowed of Muslim worshippers. "This is obviously the work of Boko Haram". Abubakar added that numerous injured were receiving treatment nearby. On November 19, Boko Haram bases in the Njimiya, Parisa and Gulumba areas near the Sambisa Forest of Borno state were hit by air strikes, leading to "heavy losses", he claimed. Read More

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White House: Trump, Putin set to speak Tuesday

White House: Trump, Putin set to speak Tuesday

The Russian president's recent meeting with his Syrian counterpart was one of the issues discussed on the phone by Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Unifying Syria is an extremely hard proposition, with the country now divided between forces loyal to Kremlin-allied strongman Bashar al-Assad, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and several jihadist groups and rebel units. Read More

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Moody's rating upgrade certifies reforms are in right direction: Sebi chief

Moody's rating upgrade certifies reforms are in right direction: Sebi chief

Reports suggest that the global rating company said the reforms undertaken by the government would lead to an enhanced business environment, fuelling the foreign and domestic investment, and subsequently the growth momentum. Mumbai: Terming Moody's Investor Services' much-awaited sovereign ratings upgrade as "positive inflection point", Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) chairman Ajay Tyagi has said it is an acknowledgement that the reform measures being taken by government are in ... Read More

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BJP announces second list of 36 candidates for Gujarat

BJP announces second list of 36 candidates for Gujarat

Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani will contest from Rajkot West, while Deputy CM Nitinbhai Patel will contest from Mahesana and state party president Jitubhai Vaghani from Bhavnagar West. "The group led by Nitish Kumar is hereby recognised as the Janata Dal (United)". According to a source, the party will come out with the list of 70 candidates for the phase one of the election. Read More

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The Pope Is Donating His Brand New Lambo To Support ISIS Victims

The Pope Is Donating His Brand New Lambo To Support ISIS Victims

Even if religion's not your thing, there's no denying that Pope Francis is the coolest holy dude ever. A special edition built for a papal charity would be expected to fetch far more at auction. Ad Personam , Lamborghini's customization department, created the specialty model. Other funds will go to charities that help women who are trafficked and forced into prostitution, and those that provide medical care in Africa. Read More

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Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

Jubeir is the highest ranking Saudi official to comment on the situation. Aoun has refused to accept Hariri's resignation and accused the Saudis of holding him against his will. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meanwhile ratcheted up the rhetoric against Saudi Arabia, his country's main regional rival, saying the kingdom pressured Hariri to resign in a "rare" intervention in another nation's affairs. Read More

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Meetings with Xi, Putin were productive - Rody

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the European Union have all criticized the controversial leader for previous statements that appear to suggest the opposite. Though the United States administration has been under pressure to raise Duterte's drug war in Manila, Trump will likely focus on building rapport and personal friendship with his Filipino counterpart. Read More

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McConnell, Roy Moore each insist the other should quit

McConnell, Roy Moore each insist the other should quit

He added, "We do not plan to let anybody deter us from this race". McConnell, who previously said Moore should leave the race if the allegations against him " are true ", gave a more forceful condemnation on Monday. The crossfire escalated a GOP civil war over Moore's Senate candidacy in a December 12 special election, which until last week's allegations was viewed as an inevitable Republican win in the deep-red state. Read More

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7.2 magnitude quake rocks northern Iraq

7.2 magnitude quake rocks northern Iraq

Iranian media gave contradictory figures on the number of people killed in the quake. Eight villages were damaged ... The city is located in northern Iraq, close the country's eastern border with Iran . It wasn't immediately clear if there were casualties or how much damage the temblor caused. "I thought at first that it was a huge bomb". A collapsed building is seen on top of a crushed vehicle in a photo taken in Kermanshah Province in Iran. Read More

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Feinstein: Sessions needs to clarify remarks about Russian interactions

Feinstein: Sessions needs to clarify remarks about Russian interactions

But Page, who declined to have an attorney present during the testimony to the House committee, said his trips to Russian Federation were "benign" and blasted the congressional investigations as a waste of time and money. But the details about interactions between his foreign policy advisers and Russians raise new questions about the Trump campaign's dealings with Moscow. Read More

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Mueller Reportedly Has Enough Evidence to Charge Michael Flynn and His Son

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned under pressure after only 24 days on the job, setting a record for the shortest tenure in the post. The White House has tried to downplay the developments, saying that Papadopoulos was a low-level member of the campaign acting outside of their jurisdiction and arguing that Manafort's and Gates' indictments have nothing to do with potential collusion with the Russian government. Read More

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Iran marks 1979 hostage crisis anniversary

Iran marks 1979 hostage crisis anniversary

One of Iran's most powerful missiles, the Qadr, was prominently featured Saturday, along with anti-US and anti-Israel signs and chanting. Hundreds of Iranian militant students stormed the American embassy following the 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled US-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Read More

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Israel offers to help Druze village in Golan Heights

Israel offers to help Druze village in Golan Heights

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said the Israeli army is prepared to intervene in the Syrian war in order to prevent the takeover of the village by Assad's forces. In Majdal Shams, Druze residents gathered along the buffer zone seeking to cross over and help. Hundreds of Druze from the Golan in Israel protested the violence in Khadr; a few dozen attempted to cross the border illegally to reach the village. Read More

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Reset your clocks: Daylight saving time ends Sunday

Reset your clocks: Daylight saving time ends Sunday

As a result of this essay, Franklin is often erroneously given the honor of "inventing" daylight saving time, but he only proposed a change in sleep schedules-not the time itself. However, any State can opt out of Daylight Saving Time by passing a State law. After the national repeal in 1919, some states and cities, including New York City and Chicago, continued to shift their clocks. Read More

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State vs LG: SC reminds Delhi of its power limitations

Justice Chandrachud said that the President exercises his administrative control over Union Territory through Lt Governor, and if there are specific instances of excesses, then the court can address them. Governor enjoys delegated powers and he alone is administrator in respect of them. Prima facie it appears that it gives more power to Lieutenant Governor , unlike other Union Territories. Read More

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