Israel Fights Back on Teva Job Cuts

Most affected employees should know with 90 days, and half the planned layoffs will take place in 2018. Teva's financial troubles, which have seen the company's market capitalization drop from around $70 billion in July 2015 to less than $16 billion ... More..

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Govt approves draft legislation banning instant Triple Talaq
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Govt approves draft legislation banning instant Triple Talaq

The Islamic "divorce" practice of instant Triple Talaq (talaq-ul-biddat) had been declared "unislamic, arbitrary and unconstitutional" by Supreme Court earlier this year and had instructed the Union governm...More..

Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations to protest Trump's Jerusalem move
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations to protest Trump's Jerusalem move

French President Emmanuel Macron revealed Trump's motives related to his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the US Embassy there. The move has the potential to plunge the...More..

We are cutting red tape to defend democracy
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

We are cutting red tape to defend democracy

In no part of government have the consequences of Trump's efforts to reverse the actions of President Barack Obama's administration been more apparent than in the Environmental Protection Agency. But a Bloomber...More..

by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Pence Visit to Israel Delayed Over Tax Reform Vote

The vice president also plans to travel to Egypt. US Vice President Mike Pence delayed an upcoming trip to the Middle East in order to attend a Congress session where his tie-breaking vote could be needed ove...More..

Guilty verdict for Russian ex-economy minister Ulyukayev 'groundless' - Putin adviser
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Guilty verdict for Russian ex-economy minister Ulyukayev 'groundless' - Putin adviser

A judge held that Ulyukayev demanded money from Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin for approval of a deal on privatization of Bashneft oil company's shares. "Ulyukayev shall be convicted of a crime under Part 6 of Art...More..

Govt extends time for Aadhaar linking of bank accounts, phone numbers
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Govt extends time for Aadhaar linking of bank accounts, phone numbers

For opening of new accounts in banks, linking of Aadhar has to be done by March 31 or within six months from the date of commencement of bank account whichever is later, as the date of submission of Aadhaar num...More..

Firefighter dies while battling Thomas fire in California
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Firefighter dies while battling Thomas fire in California

Fire officials released little information about the circumstances surrounding Iverson's death. California governor Jerry Brown said on Tuesday wildfires ravaging his state should serve as a warning for o...More..

Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Donald Trump wants to send man back to Moon, on to Mars

Obama's policy focused instead on sending astronauts beyond the Moon to deep space and potentially an asteroid by 2025, and to orbit Mars by the mid-2030s. The president applauded the new space initiative, sayi...More..

Trump administration scotches suggestion of talks with North Korea
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Trump administration scotches suggestion of talks with North Korea

Tillerson's overture sharply contrasts with the numerous threats and insults President Donald Trump has leveled at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, whom the president has called " Little Rocket Man " and " shor...More..

Assistance available ahead of ACA sign-up deadline
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Assistance available ahead of ACA sign-up deadline

Still, the survey finds that more than half of respondents do not know Obamacare's open enrollment ends this week. And that's a win/win if we've ever seen one. That's Kentucky's untold story, Watkins said...More..

Pakistan's Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Disqualify Khan
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Pakistan's Supreme Court Rejects Bid To Disqualify Khan

However, if any of my money trails proves to be fake, I shall leave politics. "No omission or dishonesty can be attributed to him". The court disqualified one of Khan's closest aides, Jahangir Tareen, as a ...More..

World leaders losing the battle against climate change
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

World leaders losing the battle against climate change

Other attendees to the summit included Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto , Theresa May and the secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres. Macron unveiled the "Make our Planet Great Again" ...More..

Aid group says at least 6700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Aid group says at least 6700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

The refugee exodus to Bangladesh was triggered by a military counter-offensive in Rakhine state after attacks on police and army posts in the northern Rakhine by the extremist group Arakan Rohingya Salvatio...More..

Nikki Haley to present 'irrefutable evidence' proving Iran violated nuclear deal
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Nikki Haley to present 'irrefutable evidence' proving Iran violated nuclear deal

The crisis has deteriorated under Saudi Arabia's month-long blockade of desperately needed aid supplies in Yemen, where almost 70 percent of the population depends on foreign aid to survive. The Saudi-led coa...More..

Jalebi, laddoos ready for Rahul Gandhi takeover. So sweet
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Jalebi, laddoos ready for Rahul Gandhi takeover. So sweet

The Election Commission on Thursday said no FIR has been lodged against Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi for prima facie violating election law by giving interviews to TV channels which were aired hours ...More..

Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video for 'inciting debauchery'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video for 'inciting debauchery'

Shyma's song, titled " I have issues ", has sparked controversy on social media and television in the conservative Muslim-majority country. The director of the music video, Mohamed Gamal, received the same s...More..

Political tensions ramp up on CHIP as hospitals urgently call for funding
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Political tensions ramp up on CHIP as hospitals urgently call for funding

Each state runs the program separately, so they will run out of money at different times. She said if Congress doesn't pass a bill, the CHIP program plans to send notifications to families and providers b...More..

Watch this 16-Year-Old's Absolute Joy After Getting Accepted to Harvard
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Watch this 16-Year-Old's Absolute Joy After Getting Accepted to Harvard

Ayrton Little is no exception - as viral footage posted online proves. The video, which shows Little screaming and his classmates erupting in cheers upon news of his acceptance, had been viewed more than 5 mi...More..

Remains of 3 children could be linked to missing boys from MI
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Remains of 3 children could be linked to missing boys from MI

ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall spoke on Thursday with a reporter at 13ABC Action News, WTVG. State Police are investigating possibility that remains found in Montana are three missing boys from mid-Michi...More..

Wine glasses are seven times bigger than they used to be
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Wine glasses are seven times bigger than they used to be

Our Georgian forebears definitely drank a lot less wine than we do, but it's not (just) because we're bigger boozehounds. But The Irish Times is viewing the glass as half full: "The study is released just...More..

Polling ends for final phase of Gujarat assembly elections
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Polling ends for final phase of Gujarat assembly elections

The second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on Thursday saw 68.70 per cent ballotting across 14 districts of the northern and central regions of the state, to pick 93 lawmakers. Sahara Samay ...More..

North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

This is not the first time that Trump and Tillerson do not appear to see eye-to-eye when it comes to North Korea. But in his speech, Mr Tillerson did not explicitly set a testing freeze as a requirement befor...More..

Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion

Violent confrontations followed in the Gaza Strip, where Hamas set up a rival government. Trump's declaration has been applauded by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a recognition of political re...More..

PM Modi seeks co-operation from parties for smooth conduct of Parl session
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

PM Modi seeks co-operation from parties for smooth conduct of Parl session

The exit polls and likely victory for the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh could also make up for some interesting exchanges and jibes between the ruling party and the Opposition. "Inaction of the Election...More..

Ohio College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Ohio College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

The undercover officer began communicating with Maruna after creating a profile on a dating app, reports say. On Tuesday afternoon, Maruna arranged to meet the officer at a location in Austintown. WKBN repo...More..

Syria Talks Flounder as Saudi-led Rebels Insist on Assad Departure
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Syria Talks Flounder as Saudi-led Rebels Insist on Assad Departure

In turn, de Mistura said that Damascus's refusal to engage with the opposition delegation, whom it has branded both unrepresentative and envoys of " terrorists ", as " regrettable ". Ja'afari also blasted de Mi...More..

There's a national Christmas tree shortage and in Miami, 'customers are panicking'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

There's a national Christmas tree shortage and in Miami, 'customers are panicking'

They'll even custom-flock your chosen tree. // 9am-9pm everyday, $55-$150 up to 12-feet tall, 1620 7th Ave. "We are thrilled to officially kick off the Christmas season with the annual presentation of the tree"...More..

A Behind the Scenes Look at Senate Election Night
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

A Behind the Scenes Look at Senate Election Night

Absentee ballots had to be returned by Monday in order to count in Tuesday's special election. "People think that when they mark the ballots and they go into the machine that that's what counted", Duncan told...More..

Peter Kay cancels United Kingdom tour - how to get your refund
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Peter Kay cancels United Kingdom tour - how to get your refund

In Ireland six dates in the SSE Arena Belfast and a further six dates in the 3 Arena Dublin have been canceled. Peter announced this morning that he was cancelling his whole United Kingdom tour, as well as ...More..

United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearise North Korea
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearise North Korea

North Korean nationals are banned from entering Japan but despite United Nations sanctions against the North over the country's nuclear weapons programme, their footballers were allowed to compete after the Jap...More..

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen arrested
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen arrested

She was also joined by Paul Golding , head of Britain First - who was arrested on suspicion of the same charges only moments after entering court. Jayda Fransen , 31, of Beeches Close, Anerley, London, wa...More..

Italy to declare state of emergency regarding energy supplies
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Italy to declare state of emergency regarding energy supplies

When asked whether terrorism was ruled out as a cause of the explosion , the official responded negatively: "technical problems" were the reason behind the incident, "no indication of terrorism". An explosion ...More..