Kalanick appoints two to Uber board

Uber called the moves "a complete surprise" to the company and its board. Uber's board of directors is split between detractors and supporters of Kalanick, who had been the driving force behind the company's huge global expansion, but whose brash s... More..

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Tropical waves to bring a soggy weekend across Central Florida
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Tropical waves to bring a soggy weekend across Central Florida

The National Hurricane Center is calling for a 40 percent chance of development within the next five days, but Durda said if it does develop, it would be well north of South Florida. Along with these tropical...More..

Iran may abandon nuclear deal if U.S. withdraws
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Iran may abandon nuclear deal if U.S. withdraws

The Iranian top diplomat further called on Europe to defy any subsequent U.S. sanctions if the Trump administration did not uphold the agreement. Between natural disasters and National Football League protes...More..

Volcano threatening Vanuatu's Ambae Island pollutes water supply
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Volcano threatening Vanuatu's Ambae Island pollutes water supply

Bule said the government had allocated 200 million vatu ($A2.4 million) toward the evacuation effort and was deploying 60 police officers to help people leave and to ensure there was no looting. "Vanuatu has a ...More..

Antioch Church Gunman Had Note That Referenced Revenge for Charleston Church Shooting
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Antioch Church Gunman Had Note That Referenced Revenge for Charleston Church Shooting

Two officials read to AP from the note. Investigators say they found a note left behind by the alleged gunman in a shooting at an Antioch church on Sunday. Emanuel Kidega Samson approached Burnette Chapel C...More..

Prime Minister remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Prime Minister remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary

India also celebrates the birth anniversary of its second prime minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri. Visitors can watch films, life events; listen to speeches of Mahatma Gandhi besides participating in quiz, using ...More..

Dutchman Max Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix on birthday weekend
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Dutchman Max Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix on birthday weekend

Verstappen qualified in third place behind Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen , however, was the second vehicle on the grid when Raikkonen failed to start the race following a turbo issue. Verstappen held ont...More..

J&K: Child killed, five civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

J&K: Child killed, five civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

Indian troops guarding the border effectively retaliated, a police spokesman said. The condition of three of the injured was stated to be "critical". The casualties occurred as some of the shells fell in Kerni ...More..

SpaceX founder unveils his mission to Mars
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

SpaceX founder unveils his mission to Mars

Musk added that the rockets should also cater to Earth inhabitants by reducing the travel between major cities to less than half-an-hour. Tesla Inc. "It's about believing in the future, and thinking that the ...More..

Dear President* Trump: People Are Laughing at You
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Dear President* Trump: People Are Laughing at You

Of course President Trump Tweeted this from the golf course, where he's enjoying some R&R this weekend. "This is a message for President Trump: Thank you for calling San Juan yesterday and listening for o...More..

Canadian Sikh politician wins race to lead federal New Democrats
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Canadian Sikh politician wins race to lead federal New Democrats

Singh , who has penchant for colourful turbans, is the first member of a minority community to lead a major federal political party. The Toronto-area politician, who led in fundraising since joining the race ...More..

United Kingdom scrambles to help stranded travelers after 'biggest ever' airline failure
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

United Kingdom scrambles to help stranded travelers after 'biggest ever' airline failure

Customers affected by the company's collapse have been urged to check a dedicated website , monarch.caa.co.uk, for advice and information on flights back to the UK. If it refuses to grant the company the licen...More..

Britain faces the windest week since last winter
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Britain faces the windest week since last winter

The remnants of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Lee are set to combine and batter Britain as part of one " superstorm " as they speed up across the North Atlantic. This disorganized area of shower and thunderstor...More..

Google Investigating Russia's Use Of Platform During US Election, Will Meet Lawmakers
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Google Investigating Russia's Use Of Platform During US Election, Will Meet Lawmakers

This change, which Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced earlier, is one that open government advocates have long clamored for. Lawmakers in both parties have grown increasingly concerned that so...More..

Study says wealthy would get most from tax plan
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Study says wealthy would get most from tax plan

Whether it can be turned into passable legislation, or whether it instead meets the same fate as Republicans' health-policy ideas, remains to be seen. "They continue to lie to the people by promising economic b...More..

President Trump: Rex Tillerson is 'wasting his time' with North Korea negotiations
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

President Trump: Rex Tillerson is 'wasting his time' with North Korea negotiations

North Korea has launched provocative missile tests, including flying projectiles over Japan, and last month conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date. Pyongyang's statement is the latest salvo in...More..

Next races crucial for Mercedes - Hamilton
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Next races crucial for Mercedes - Hamilton

Saturday, MercedesAMG's Lewis Hamilton clinched Pole position at Sepang , while, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered engine issues, putting him at the back of the grid for Sunday's race. Vettel, who hi...More..

British PM May says foreign minister Johnson supports her Brexit plans
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

British PM May says foreign minister Johnson supports her Brexit plans

Former party leader William Hague is among those calling for a truce, warning that the only person who benefited from the divisions was opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . She said: "What I have is a Ca...More..

Bangladesh 49-3, facing big target of 424 vs. South Africa
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Bangladesh 49-3, facing big target of 424 vs. South Africa

Morkel could have had his third a short while later when he beat Mushfiqur Rahim's defences with a fine in-swinger to strike timber. No play was possible after tea because of rain on the fourth day of the fir...More..

New clause on Saudi marriage contracts after decree allowing women to drive
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

New clause on Saudi marriage contracts after decree allowing women to drive

Marriage contracts in Saudi Arabia are expected to see an additional line included after women in the kingdom were granted the right to drive. The conditions set in the document include: a private house, a ve...More..

Donald Trump to Rex Tillerson: Don't waste time talking to North Korea
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Donald Trump to Rex Tillerson: Don't waste time talking to North Korea

While Washington wants the termination of the nuclear program by Pyongyang in return for the assurance of non-intervention in its internal stability, the reluctance of Pyongyang to fully trust the USA has c...More..

Elphinstone Road Station renamed as Prabhadevi kills 22 commuters in stampede
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Elphinstone Road Station renamed as Prabhadevi kills 22 commuters in stampede

The video sparked anger amongst many and Niket Kaushik, Commissioner, Government Railway Police while speaking to The Hindu assured to initiate an inquiry into this matter, though it comes under Mumbai poli...More..

ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids

Of the people arrested in the state, six were immigration fugitives, seven were re-entries and 15 were "at-large aliens", Cutrell said . ICE officials have stated they will continue to prioritize crimi...More..

USA does not recognise Kurdistan independence referendum
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

USA does not recognise Kurdistan independence referendum

Iran's semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported Saturday that the country's armed forces plan to hold a joint military drill with the Iraqi army near Kurdish territory. An overwhelming "yes" vote had been widel...More..

Two slain in French stabbing attack; Islamist motives suspected
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Two slain in French stabbing attack; Islamist motives suspected

French authorities are allowing Marseille train traffic to gradually resume, but the rail company says traffic will remain disrupted all evening. An unnamed official told France's Le Monde newspaper that th...More..

Boris Johnson twists the knife over Brexit ahead of Tory conference
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Boris Johnson twists the knife over Brexit ahead of Tory conference

Fox. As well as his Brexit demands, Mr Johnson sparked fury among some Conservatives by participating in a Channel 4 documentary due to air on Sunday in which a friend is reported to have said he believes...More..

NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

NRL Grand Final Betting Preview: North Queensland vs. Melbourne Odds

The Storm are experts at slowing down an opposition's momentum and they'll have Taumalolo tangled up in a pile of defenders each time he makes a run. If they can keep the Cowboys at a disadvantage through f...More..

President Kovind declares urban Maharashtra 'open defecation free'
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

President Kovind declares urban Maharashtra 'open defecation free'

Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, MADC Vice-Chairman and MD Suresh Kakani, other top central and state officials. The airport got a licence from the Directora...More..

Trump On Mayor In Puerto Rico: 'Such Poor Leadership'
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Trump On Mayor In Puerto Rico: 'Such Poor Leadership'

Singer-songwriter John Legend retweeted one of Mr Trump's tweets and wrote: "Trump continues to dominate the shittiest president ever competition". Bush five years to get his Katrina", Jost said. " Tr...More..

Canadian policeman, four others attacked in suspected terror incidents
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Canadian policeman, four others attacked in suspected terror incidents

Knecht said he was known to authorities, but there was no warning of the attack. A police officer was first hit by a vehicle and then stabbed by its driver on Saturday evening near Commonwealth Stadium, and f...More..

Ryan Gosling Breaks Character During Kate McKinnon's Alien Abduction Story on 'SNL'
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Ryan Gosling Breaks Character During Kate McKinnon's Alien Abduction Story on 'SNL'

Ryan Gosling was there to promote Blade Runner 2049 , but he kicked off the show by telling the audience that he single-handedly saved jazz music, before being joined by Emma Stone who corrected him, becaus...More..

Processions, majalis for 10th of Muharram conclude peacefully across country
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Processions, majalis for 10th of Muharram conclude peacefully across country

Hussein was the third Imam of Shia Muslims . In Kargil, special prayers are being held on Muharram. Speaking with TOI, superintendent of police (city) Rohit Singh Sajwan said, "Apart from a minor ruckus in Ba...More..

Stringent security arrangements ensured for 9th Muharram processions
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Stringent security arrangements ensured for 9th Muharram processions

Overall, the central government has made a decision to suspend mobile services in many parts of the country on the ninth and tenth day of Muharram. Ulema and Zakireen were highlighted the teachings of Hazrat ...More..

Carolina travels to New England for first time since 2009
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Carolina travels to New England for first time since 2009

Carolina dropped its first game of the season in Week 3, falling to the New Orleans Saints , 34-13, at Bank of America Stadium. But Newton's off-season shoulder surgery, performed in late March, seems to have...More..

Plane flies
by | Monday, October 02, 2017

Plane flies "stand and respect our flag" banner before Steelers, Ravens game

It means that anthem demonstrations, whether they happen before or during the song, have become so toxic that Ravens fans are booing the Ravens, and not the hated Steelers. Some on the Saints' sideline stood ar...More..