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by | December 16, 2017 | 05:58

In a tweet, the Marechaussee police service says the "situation is safe" and the suspect has been detained and removed from the scene. "He was shot in the leg and taken to hospital in Amsterdam ". It has since been reopened with officials reporting no further delays to flights. Schiphol is one of Europe's top five busiest airports and handled more than 60 million passengers past year.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:57

A small bomb exploded near an underground train station in New York's Times Square on Monday. "They've been bombing in my country and I wanted to do damage here", sources said. He said he had been motivated by USA air strikes on IS targets in Syria and elsewhere, the New York Times reports. The device, a pipe bomb, was attached to Ullah with Velcro and zip ties, said John Miller, NYPD deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:09

The campaign is the major fundraiser for the Salvation Army , and thanks to helping hands, the overhead is low. The Salvation Army in State College is concerned they won't meet their goal of more than $50,000 this year. But hundreds more might go without this year, because the need is outpacing donations. She has reached out to different people in town, encouraging families to participate, but has so far been unsuccessful in finding the volunteers she needs.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

The Energy Information Administration reports a decrease in demand for gasoline which AAA predicts will allow gas prices to continue fall throughout the rest of the year. While the group's previous research determined there was no benefit to using premium gasoline in a vehicle created to operate on regular fuel, the latest study found that "some vehicles - those that recommend, but do not require premium gasoline - may see increased fuel economy and performance under certain driving ...

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:06

The company also is developing malls in Brussels and Hamburg, Germany, according to The Times. The sale of Westfield follows retail real estate investment trust GGP Inc.'s rejection of a $14.8 billion offer from Brookfield Property for the two-thirds it did not already own.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:51

Coinbase said its site was down for some users because of record-high traffic. Bitcoin crossed the $15,000 mark today just 10 hours after topping $14,000. Armstrong warned in his post on Thursday that the increased interest in cryptocurrencies, which was punctuated by a stunning bitcoin rally earlier this week, has led to "extreme volatility and stress on our systems".

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:25

And they are making it personal by protesting outside stores of Pai's former employer (where he worked from 2001 to 2003)-Verizon, claiming that, "the company has been spending millions on lobbying and lawsuits to kill net neutrality so they can gouge us all for more money".

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:18

However, the fix does disable some of the HomeKit functionality for remote users, although the disruption to the service's functionality will be fixed in the future iOS update. Recently, cyber security experts brought a major password glitch to Apple's notice, on which, the company said it will fix the issue in the next update.

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:16

Then, Singer "lured Cesar into a room, shut the door and demanded that Cesar perform oral sex", as described in a press release from his attorney. Afterward, the suit claims, Singer contacted Sanchez-Guzman to dangle the promise of a Hollywood career in exchange for his silence.

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:12

He says his resignation will take effect January 31. Franks said in his statement that the investigation concerns his "discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable". Franks, an abortion opponent, drew a sharp response from Democrats during a 2013 House committee debate when he said, "The incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low".

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:48

This has been a good year for the A-list actress who also made her Bollywood debut alongside Shahrukh Khan and also delivered a stellar performance in a recent Pakistani film called Verna. He further added, "Priyanka Chopra has become an incredible global ambassador for India and is smashing through glass ceilings all over the world".

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:00

She highlighted examples such as for the last mile for small parcel deliveries, transporting goods to remote or isolated areas and on routes which are not economically viable for larger aircraft. Accelarating labour costs will see wages take a 30.9 per cent chunk. meanwhile. next year. "The industry is reacting to that cost pressure". Overall revenues are seen rising 9.4% y-o-y to US$824 billion in 2018.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:49

It has taken just over a year, but Apple and Ireland have finally reached an agreement to start collecting the money and placing it into an escrow account. Paschal Donohoe , Ireland's finance minister, said that Apple is expected to begin funnelling money into the fund during the first quarter of 2018.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:22

Amazon's Australian orders will be fulfilled out of the company's centre in Dandenong South in Victoria. Nevertheless, Trade Me is preparing for that, with a trial of an Amazon Prime-style service that offers unlimited deliveries for a fixed fee.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:19

The twin brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook are worth more than $1bn after capitalising on the astonishing rise in Bitcoin. Still, the twins themselves have noted that older Bitcoin aficionados probably have larger holdings. Interestingly, the venture capitalists pointed out that they have not sold a single bitcoin yet, with Cameron Winklevoss stating that the two of them are in for the long haul.

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:40

Faced with the prospect of sweeping flight cancellations during the busy holiday season, American Airlines said Friday that it had resolved a scheduling problem that had left thousands of flights without assigned pilots. That number of open flights continues to decrease thanks to our pilots who are stepping up to the plate and picking up trips to ensure customers are taken care of.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:15

The Gross Value Added (GVA) which is the total value of goods and services produced in the country after deducting the input cost accelerated 6.1% in the September quarter from 5.6% in the last quarter. Consumption demand is one, although quarterly numbers aren't an entirely reliable indicator. "What is encouraging is that manufacturing has emerged as a key driver of growth indicating that firms have started restocking and recovery is taking shape".

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:07

But what if we say it was Elon Musk and his electric carmaker-cum-energy storage company Tesla have made it happen? The 100MW/129MWh battery is capable of powering about 30,000 homes for a little over an hour. Musk promised to build the 100-megawatt battery within 100 days of the contracts being signed at the end of September or hand it over to the South Australia state government for free.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:41

The woman, identified as army veteran Stephanie Kemplin, told the network that Franken - then a comedian and entertainer - groped her breast while they posed for a photo during a tour of the Middle East to entertain U.S. She was a military police officer and 27 at the time. To say I was sorry for writing a joke was to sell out my career, to sell out who I'd been my entire life.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:42

Now, after some further digging, it seems that 2.7 million of those affected were Uber customers from the UK. With the announcement, San Francisco-based Uber said it concealed the breach for a year after paying $100,000 in ransom for the stolen information to be destroyed.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:12

The letter-which was obtained by the US Attorneys Office during a criminal investigation separate from Waymo's lawsuit-says that Uber's Marketplace Analytics team worked on secret servers and devices that couldn't be traced to Uber in order to dig up information, private code, and trade secrets from competitors.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:06

Not a lot, really, but a few best practices might help. We live in the future! Cyber Monday is all about online retailers and their attempts to lure shoppers to their sites by offering unbelievable sales on some items in the hope that shoppers will end up spending more while they are there.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:18

Nationally, prices have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon to $2.49. The auto club expects prices to decline 5 to 20 cents per gallon by the end of the year. This December drivers will not find significant savings at the gas pump but, AAA says, early 2018 looks promising. That's three cents below the national average of $2.51.

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:48

A 22-year-old Macomb County man accused of fatally hitting an Oakland County Sheriff's Deputy during a police chase on Thanksgiving Day was arraigned by video Saturday in Macomb County. The attorney stated Berak has a history of mental health issues and is now seeing a psychiatrist. The pursuit started there and went westbound to I-69 to southbound to M-15 into Oakland County.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:19

Robinho , whose full name is Robson de Souza, is now in his native Brazil, where he plays for Atletico Mineiro , which are based in Belo Horizonte. The forward, who has been capped 100 times by Brazil, returned to his home country past year to join Atletico Mineiro from Guangzhou Evergrande.

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:59

But the statement said that " Volvo Cars' engineers have worked closely together with engineers from Uber to develop the XC90 premium SUVs that are to be supplied to Uber". Volvo Cars Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson said, "We believe this is a new segment, a new business". The news comes weeks after Waymo, Uber's key competitor, began testing driverless cars in Arizona with no back-up driver.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:31

Along with the rating upgrade, the Moody's also changed the outlook for India's rating to stable from positive. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hailed Moody's move to upgrade India's credit rating from "Baa3" to "Baa2". Yesterday, for the first time in last 14 years, they have upgraded India's credit rating, and this is indeed big news. However, challenges with implementation of GST, ongoing weakness of private sector investment, slow progress with resolution of banking ...

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:55

Himelblau said there is nearly no chance that Hawaii won't request extradition, given Saito's violent history. Hospital staff called the patient, Randy, and say he was a charming, likeable guy. The passenger said he'd flown into San Jose from Hawaii, and was in Stockton visiting his brother. Saito was committed to Hawaii State Hospital in 1981 after being found not guilty for reason of insanity for the murder of 29-year-old Sandra Yamashiro.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:51

If you're traveling to your Thanksgiving dinner, you could see a lot more people on the road than past year. Although Idaho gas prices have been among the highest in the country in recent years, a nine-cent increase over the past month brings the USA average to within a dime of Idaho pump prices.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:36

CST (5 a.m. MST) after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation". Western Canada Select heavy blend crude for December delivery was trading at $14.50 below the West Texas Intermediate benchmark at late afternoon on Thursday, down slightly from $14.20 the day before.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:22

Last month World Rugby published an evaluation report which said South Africa should be chosen as hosts with an overall rating of 78.97%, compared with 75.88% for France and 72.25% for Ireland , across a range of criteria. Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt had been convinced his side's record 30-3 thumping of the Springboks in Dublin on Saturday could swing the vote of World Rugby's member nations, but that hope has now been dashed.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:18

The price falls mean that crude prices are now down by around 5 percent since hitting 2015 highs last week, ending a 40-percent rally between June and early November. Meanwhile, U.S. government data showed that production climbed to a fresh record. Despite the cautious sentiment, traders said oil prices were unlikely to fall far, largely due to supply restrictions led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russian Federation, which have helped reduce excess stockpiles.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:15

The blockbuster finale to the main part of the November 12-16 show lifted a despondent mood that had settled over the Airbus chalet when a deal for A380 superjumbos collapsed on day one. "It's ended up going out on a high", airline analyst John Strickland of JLS Consulting said. The largest global airline in the world, Emirates, made public today their over 15 billion dollars commitment for 40 Dreamliners of Boeing 787-10.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:23

A U.S. trade commission will decide in early 2018 whether to impose duties of almost 300 percent on the planes as urged by the U.S. Commerce Department. The Bloomberg story suggests that Airbus bought into a struggling but promising program: "The C Series was two-and-a-half years late and more than $2 billion over budget when it entered service at Deutsche Lufthansa AG's Swiss International unit in July 2016".

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:24

An AWS spokesperson told CRN that the company "did not sell its business in China" and that it "remains fully committed to ensuring Chinese customers continue to receive AWS's industry-leading cloud services". AWS first launched a China service in 2014, but must operate via local partners to comply with Chinese law, with companies required to store data locally in legislation enacted in June.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:21

Hawley's investigation also aims to learn if the company is breaking the law by leveraging what he calls Google's "near-monopoly" power in the search engine market to stifle competition. Hawley on Monday announced the investigation, which comes on the heels of a $2.7 billion fine issued to the company by the European Union for antitrust violations.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:07

A new combined entity would have pricing power that it could use to negotiate with entertainment studios and over movie and television franchises. Hasbro made the takeover approach in recent months, these people said, as Mattel has struggled to revive some of its faded brands.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:24

As of tomorrow, Tiffany & Co's flagship store (on Fifth Avenue , New York, no less) is opening a café. Its jewelry selection has made it a top shopping destination, but starting Friday, November 10, there will be another reason to visit the retailer: an all-day, Tiffany Blue café.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:13

The autonomous shuttle was testing today when it was grazed by a delivery truck downtown. But, just an hour into its year-long trial (which follows a successful stint in January) the shuttle was hit by a delivery truck that was backing up.

by | November 10, 2017 | 01:25

Public Interest Research Group , which tested 12 brands of fidget spinners found on the toy shelves of Target stores nationwide. In fact, one of the fidget spinners was found to contain 300 times the 100 parts per million allowable for children's toys.