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Man shot by police at Amsterdam airport after threatening crowds with knife

Man shot by police at Amsterdam airport after threatening crowds with knife There are no reports of any other injuries. The situation is under control and the airport is safe, the military police say. 'He was injured and has been taken into custody '. The incident unfolded in a Starbucks in the airport's main terminal, according to the Express . "Schiphol Plaza has been re-opened to the public again". [Full Article...]

Digital Creators Rally Against Repeal Of Net Neutrality

Digital Creators Rally Against Repeal Of Net Neutrality Like the FCC's two dissenting commissioners , protesters in every corner of the nation , rock stars , Pornhub , and legendary internet pioneers , Wiener believes net neutrality is essential for maintaining an open internet where internet service providers "treat websites equally" and don't "play favorites based on who pays more". [Full Article...]

India's tax regulators crack down on major bitcoin exchanges

India's tax regulators crack down on major bitcoin exchanges As a part of the survey conducted under Section 13A of the Income Tax Act, the IT department is gathering evidence of the identity of investors and traders, transaction undertaken by them, as well as identity of counterparties, related bank accounts used, among others. [Full Article...]

CBOE and CME Group Rumoured to Be Mulling Ethereum and Litecoin Futures

CBOE and CME Group Rumoured to Be Mulling Ethereum and Litecoin Futures Wall Street investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald, as indicated earlier this month by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (which oversees the USA market for derivatives), is preparing to create binary options tied to bitcoin. In a futures contract, when you buy something, you buy it with a promise to pay at a future date. A group of traders, major banks and brokers known as the Futures Industry... [Full Article...]

North Korean defector 'forced to have abortion' after being caught

North Korean defector 'forced to have abortion' after being caught While the United Nations Security Council is considering ways to refresh current sanctions against Pyongyang, a USA proposal to cut off oil supplies has been rejected by Beijing. There have also been reports that refugee camps are being built along China's border with North Korea. Moon told the state-run CCTV on Monday that Thaad was deployed to deter North Korea and does not target China. [Full Article...]

Shipt a Target for US$550 million

Shipt a Target for US$550 million Groceries, essentials, home, electronics, and other products will be available for same-day delivery at launch, with all major product categories by the end of 2019. "We'll also continue to grow our marketplace approach with new and existing partners, a strategy that drives scale and efficiencies for all". Shipt customers pay an annual membership fee of $99 for unlimited deliveries, vs. [Full Article...]

Westfield To Be Acquired By Europe-Based Mall Operator

Westfield To Be Acquired By Europe-Based Mall Operator The cash-and-stock deal values shares of Australia-based Westfield at $7.55 a share, an 18 percent premium over Monday's closing price, the Los Angeles Times reported. "Westfield has been seen as a pioneer in US mall redevelopment, melding traditional mall retailers with atypical mall fixtures like upscale food courts, high-end restaurants, bars, cinemas and boutique fashion outlets", write R... [Full Article...]

Facebook changes tax structure to start billing ad sales locally

Facebook changes tax structure to start billing ad sales locally Dublin will remain the site of its worldwide headquarters. The move will apply to all countries in which Facebook now has an office to support sales to advertisers, Facebook's Chief Financial Officer Dave Wehner said in a statement . The finance ministers of the EU's five largest economies criticized the planned tax reform, writing a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin this wee... [Full Article...]

Jaguars announce discipline for fans involved in Seahawks melee

Jaguars announce discipline for fans involved in Seahawks melee Seattle, 8-5 after Sunday's 30-24 loss to the Jags, faces the first-place Rams (9-4) on Sunday with a chance to move into a tie for first place in the NFC West, but Seattle's defense must stop L.A. "I'm still a man". A Jaguars spokeswoman told USA TODAY Sports the team will look into the fan or fans involved in the incident. But he also defended his players by saying they were trying to get ... [Full Article...]

Disney-Fox deal looks closer as Comcast drops out; announcement possible Thursday

Disney-Fox deal looks closer as Comcast drops out; announcement possible Thursday Now Comcast is walking away from that deal according to a statement from Comcast Corp on Monday. Fox is apparently interested in pivoting to mostly sports and cultural commentary, meaning Fox News and the sports network FS1 would stay put. [Full Article...]

US SEC Places Ball in Investors' Court

US SEC Places Ball in Investors' Court Although Clayton doesn't outright condemn ICOs, he raises concerns about the dubious nature in which some projects manage their funding, all the while recognizing that he believes that ICOs "can be effective ways for entrepreneurs and others to raise funding, including for innovative projects". [Full Article...]

India Oct IIP spikes 2.2%; Nov CPI Inflation at 4.88%

The benchmark FTSE 100 was up 9 points or 0.12 percent at 7,462 in late opening deals after rising as much as 0.8 percent the previous day, buoyed by a weaker pound. "In the run-up to Christmas, the cost of living, now rising at the fastest rate in five years, remains uncomfortably high for households". United Kingdom consumer price inflation has risen so high that Bank of England governor Mark ... [Full Article...]

Treaty 8 First Nations to seek Site C injunction

Treaty 8 First Nations to seek Site C injunction Tracy Redies, the MLA for Surrey-White Rock and a former BC Hydro board member, said, "This project was always about doing what's in the best interests of British Columbians". While B.C. continues to go all-in on major hydro dams for its main source of electricity, Ontario and Quebec have faced their energy futures differently. [Full Article...]

Woman Allegedly Kicked Off Plane After Breast-Feeding Her 2-Year-Old

Woman Allegedly Kicked Off Plane After Breast-Feeding Her 2-Year-Old Rui said the attendants conferred at the front of the plane while she stopped breastfeeding and put her son, who had begun crying, in his seat. A Spirit Airlines representative told her she would not be allowed back on board. " It's not like I was resistant, I put him in the seat ", Mei told The Washington Post . But the 6:30 a.m. flight was repeatedly delayed due to weather, stranding pass... [Full Article...]

Global arms sales rise for first time since 2010

Global arms sales rise for first time since 2010 Companies from the world largest economy increased their sales by 4 percent previous year to $217.2 billion, making the United States account for 57.9 percent of the total top 100 arms sales. The latest figures show that weapons sales in 2016 by the world's largest arms manufacturers exceeded the GDP of all but 26 of the world's nations according to World Bank statistics for 2016. [Full Article...]

HSBC Free From Charges In US court

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has dismissed criminal charges against HSBC over money laundering and sanction breaches. HSBC said in 2012 it would take action to tighten and improve its policies against being used for money laundering. [Full Article...]

Visa presents new payment technology for Olympics

Visa presents new payment technology for Olympics On Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "no official decision has been made" on US participation but that the goal is to attend. Haley last Wednesday cited security concerns over increased tensions with North Korea in her comments about sending USA athletes to the winter games. [Full Article...]

China says India infringed upon territorial integrity at Sikkim sector

China says India infringed upon territorial integrity at Sikkim sector The trips by Foreign Minister Wang Yi and State Councillor Yang Jiechi - more than three months after the worst border row between the two countries in almost three decades - showed that both Beijing and New Delhi meant to get ties back on track, observers said. [Full Article...]

Aishwarya Rai and Anil Kapoor starrer 'Fanne Khan — New Logo

Aishwarya Rai and Anil Kapoor starrer 'Fanne Khan — New Logo Salman took his Twitter account to share the picture and wrote, "Inke Aane se Race3 ka cast aur ho gaya jhakas @AnilKapoor @RameshTaurani # Race3 ". But now, as if sensing the disappointment of fans, the makers of the Race franchise have welcomed the talented actor to be the part of Race 3 . [Full Article...]

Apple fixes HomeKit bug that left users' doors open to hackers

Apple fixes HomeKit bug that left users' doors open to hackers The fix does, however, disable remote access to shared users, but this will be restored in a software update next week. "The issue affecting HomeKit users running iOS 11.2 has been fixed", said an Apple spokesperson in a statement. The latest black mark against the company comes in the form of a zero-day vulnerability that was discovered in Apple's HomeKit implantation in iOS 11.2. [Full Article...]


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