• Planes, Trains and Automobiles: 107 Million Americans to Travel for Holidays
Planes, Trains and Automobiles: 107 Million Americans to Travel for Holidays

This will be the highest year-end travel volume on record and a 3.1 percent increase in travel volume compared with a year ago. "More expensive gas prices are not swaying holiday revelers to stay home", AAA's Bill Sutherland said in a statement .

Read more

  • Amsterdam airport cops shoot man with knife, officials say
Amsterdam airport cops shoot man with knife, officials say

Schiphol Plaza, the airport's shopping area, was evacuated straight after the incident but has now been re-opened. No other injuries were reported. Dutch police evacuated the worldwide airport, 9km west of Amsterdam , after the man threatened to use the knife.

Read more

  • The FCC Votes to Dismantle Net Neutrality
The FCC Votes to Dismantle Net Neutrality

At the time, Flake's press office called the billboard "disingenuous". The order will also require Internet service providers (ISPs) such as Comcast or Verizon to release transparency reports detailing their practices towards consumers and businesses.

Read more

  • Therapy Donkeys Help Salvation Army Bell Ringers
Therapy Donkeys Help Salvation Army Bell Ringers

The local Salvation Army uses the money raised to fund a variety of local services including a thrice-weekly community meal, a food pantry, utility bill assistance, rental assistance, a summer camp, and programs that can help pay for home heating repairs and auto repairs.

Read more

  • Four injured in terrorist attack in NY, suspect under arrest
Four injured in terrorist attack in NY, suspect under arrest

Sources say that the suspect is alert and conscious after being taken to the hospital. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the incident. Fox tweeted that two were injured in a "pipe bomb explosion" in the subway system, one of whom was the alleged bomber. The bus terminal was temp...

Read more

  • CBOE Launches Bitcoin Futures Today: Here's How To Trade Them
CBOE Launches Bitcoin Futures Today: Here's How To Trade Them

On Thursday the digital currency reached almost $16,900 and breaking $17,000 on some exchanges then saw a big correction on Friday. Thomas Peterffy, chairman of the broker-dealer Interactive Brokers Group, expressed deep concerns about the trading of bitcoin futures last month, saying "there is no fundamental basis for valuation of Bitcoin and othe...

Read more

  • 'Tiger Zinda Hai' not cleared for screening by Pakistan's CBFC
'Tiger Zinda Hai' not cleared for screening by Pakistan's CBFC

The mystery will be solved on December 22. Geo TV Network Executive Director Sulaiman S. Lalani is dishearted about the whole incident. While the film has been distributed overseas and the promotions are on in full swing, it has now been learned that the film might not release in Pakistan as the film revolves around ISIS and has Pakistan relate...

Read more

  • Lufthansa drops plan to buy Air Berlin's Niki as European Union digs in
Lufthansa drops plan to buy Air Berlin's Niki as European Union digs in

Lufthansa earlier today dropped its bid for Niki after saying the European Commission had indicated it would not now approve the acquisition on competition grounds. According to German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), Frank Kebekus, Air Berlin's chief insolvency administrator, is now urgently attempting to negotiate a sale of Niki to British tr...

Read more

  • Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels
Gas prices nearly back to pre-Harvey levels

Interestingly, according to AAA's research, this myth is so hard to extinguish because it holds a grain of truth in it-AAA found that fuel economy did increase in the vehicles tested, but by a tiny amount: an average of just 2.7%; and horsepower did rise, but by a similarly piddly amount: an average of just 1.4%.

Read more

  • Westfield Sold to European Company
Westfield Sold to European Company

A tough consumer spending environment and intense competition from online rivals has made retailers more selective with their expansion plans, making life tough for shopping center operators and driving consolidation in the sector. Not yet. Unibail-Rodamco's value fell as much as 4.1% on news of the deal. Westfield embarked on a restructure in ...

Read more

  • Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up
Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up

Corporate taxation has become a controversial topic in the wake of revelations of tax avoidance schemes by multinationals which have led to calls for companies to pay more tax, while the European Union has begun exploring options for taxing digital giants .

Read more

  • Michigan Salvation Army bell ringer puts on a show
Michigan Salvation Army bell ringer puts on a show

The online and mail campaign continues through January 31. Three times a week, Lorna Moise volunteers for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Program. "Please help us keep these programs going by donating at a red kettle in your community". "No donation is too small, it can all make an impact". There are around 20 different physical red kettle...

Read more

  • Retail inflation soars to 15-month high of 4.88%, exceeds RBI estimates
Retail inflation soars to 15-month high of 4.88%, exceeds RBI estimates

Carney is legally required to send an explanatory letter to British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, explaining why inflation overshot the Bank of England's 2% target rate by more than a percentage point. Despite the pressure, RBI had refrained from cutting interest rates since the last decrease in August, on account of inflationary tren...

Read more

  • Freezing weather cancels dozens of Scottish flights
Freezing weather cancels dozens of Scottish flights

According to media reports, almost 20,000 other travelers will have to stay in European airports. Overall, more than 140 short-haul and 26 long-haul BA flights were cancelled. Luton Airport and Cardiff Airport has also warned customers to be prepared for delays or cancellations. Some 24 schools in the Highlands were closed due to bad weather an...

Read more

  • Site C megaproject to go ahead at increased cost of $10.7B
Site C megaproject to go ahead at increased cost of $10.7B

He says British Columbians would have gained nothing if they didn't complete the northeastern B.C. project, because if they had chose to cancel it, the government would have taken on the project's $3.9 billion in debt. "It leaves me wondering why did we just do this exercise of going through this costly B.C. Utilities Commission review of this proj...

Read more

  • North Korea threats spark S. Korean arms sales
North Korea threats spark S. Korean arms sales

Although the researchers do not consider sales by Chinese companies due to lack of data, they note in the report that China's military spending "has increased nearly threefold between 2002 and 2016", and estimate that nine or 10 Chinese companies likely would be included in the top 100 list-with four to six in the top 20-if the data were publicly a...

Read more

  • A Woman Says She Was Kicked Off A Flight For Breastfeeding
A Woman Says She Was Kicked Off A Flight For Breastfeeding

However, the flight scheduled for 6:30 a.m. was delayed repeatedly because of weather and kept passengers inside the cabin. By that point, Rui had stopped feeding her son and he was crying, as she had feared, but he was properly buckled in his own seat, as they had asked.

Read more

  • Coinbase Takes No. 1 Spot on Apple's App Store
Coinbase Takes No. 1 Spot on Apple's App Store

The digital currency surged past the $15,000 mark, and now trades at $15,537.85, according to Coindesk . "Now we need people profiting immensely all around us and making forecasts for $1 million, etc., for it to truly have reached a euphoric peak", Newton said.

Read more

  • Net Neutrality Fight Comes To Kenwood
Net Neutrality Fight Comes To Kenwood

With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) slated to vote on Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to kill net neutrality on December 14, open internet advocates and free press groups participated in planned protests on Thursday at congressional offices and more than 700 Verizon stores in all 50 states, plus D.C.

Read more

  • China says India infringed upon territorial integrity at Sikkim sector
China says India infringed upon territorial integrity at Sikkim sector

When asked about supporting India's accession to the Nuclear Supply Group (NSG), the foreign ministry spokesman responded: "Our position on this issue has not changed. "We will. defend China's national sovereignty and security resolutely", he said. The Indian army said an unmanned aerial vehicle was on a training mission over Indian territory whe...

Read more