• Comcast Starts A Bidding War With Fox For European Broadcaster Sky
Comcast Starts A Bidding War With Fox For European Broadcaster Sky

Comcast said the bid would bring attractive financial benefits to Comcast shareholders, and is expected to be accretive to Comcast's free cash flow per share in year one. Their economic interest, which is what would count in a shareholder vote on the Disney-Fox merger, is roughly 17%. It has expanded its "X1" smart-video platform, raised interne...

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  • Princess Charlotte steals the show at brother's birth — Twitter meltdown
Princess Charlotte steals the show at brother's birth — Twitter meltdown

To recap: a royal baby was born . The boy is Kate and Wills' third child and is fifth in line to the throne. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrives with Prince William , Duke of Cambridge at the Lindo Wing, St Mary's Hospital on April 23, 2018 in London, England.

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  • Schumer to oppose Pompeo to lead State Department
Schumer to oppose Pompeo to lead State Department

Unless a nominee has clear ethical or competency failings, presidents should be accorded wide latitude to select top aides whom they trust and agree with. "There's traditionally been a very close partnership between the State Department and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ", Mr Alterman said. U.S.

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  • Migrant caravan prompts Trump administration to send more attorneys, judges to border
Migrant caravan prompts Trump administration to send more attorneys, judges to border

Groups of people from Central America camped by the border wall Monday with tents and sleeping bags as they waited for their asylum pleas to be processed. That backlog grew by almost 100,000 cases over the previous year, as analysts said more migrants figured out the "magic words" they had to say to get on the asylum track.

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  • Liberman, Netanyahu to Iran: Israel has never been more prepared to fight
Liberman, Netanyahu to Iran: Israel has never been more prepared to fight

Tensions have risen recently between the Islamic Republic and Israel after the infiltration of an armed Iranian drone into northern Israel in February and alleged Israeli retaliatory air-strikes on Iranian bases in Syria in which several Iranian officials where killed.

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  • Malaysia receives autopsy report on murdered lecturer
Malaysia receives autopsy report on murdered lecturer

Israel is seeking to prevent the body of Dr Fadi, a Palestinian lecturer murdered here on Saturday, from being brought back to Gaza. Fadi Mohammad al-Batsh, 35, was killed in a hail of bullets by two attackers Saturday as he walked to a mosque for dawn prayers.

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  • Trump commemorates 'Meds Yeghern', Armenian deaths of 1915
Trump commemorates 'Meds Yeghern', Armenian deaths of 1915

On the commemoration of the 1915 events of World War I, President Erdogan says Turkey will continue to find solutions to the problems of the country's ethnic Armenian citizens. "It's been more than a century since the Ottoman Empire began the Armenian Genocide ". The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors honored members of the Armenian commu...

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  • Six Maoists killed in fresh Gadchiroli encounter
Six Maoists killed in fresh Gadchiroli encounter

Sixteen bodies were recovered from the scene, but police later pulled another 15 corpses from the nearby Indravati River of fighters they said had drowned or succumbed to injuries. Our correspondents report that the elite C-60 commandos of district police were involved in the operation. Last month eight members of the security forces were kille...

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  • CDC Warns Consumers Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce
CDC Warns Consumers Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce

The CDC had originally traced the outbreak - which has sickened at least 53 people across 16 states - specifically to chopped romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Ariz., region. Aside from diet, women may react more to E. coli due to their gastrointestinal tracts are structured differently, although Dr. Don't eat any romaine lettuce, unless you...

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  • Columbus Regional Healthcare earns an 'A' for patient safety
Columbus Regional Healthcare earns an 'A' for patient safety

Much like the state of Maryland received safety grades for the first time in the fall of 2017 after being in the bottom five of the state rankings, Leapfrog's report showed notable promise and improvement with five hospitals scoring an A for the first time after having rated an F at one point.

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  • UNSC 'increasingly unable' to respond to security challenges: Swaraj at SCO
UNSC 'increasingly unable' to respond to security challenges: Swaraj at SCO

Meanwhile, Indian ministers attending the SCO meetings in Beijing took on Pakistan , saying action must be taken against states that encourage terrorism. China believes the meeting, in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, will reach important new consensus and promote the continued healthy development of ties going forward, he added.

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  • Monkey Business: Court Rules Monkey Does Not Have Copyrights Over Selfies
Monkey Business: Court Rules Monkey Does Not Have Copyrights Over Selfies

PETA's 2015 suit against Slater sought financial control of the photographs - including a now-famous selfie of the monkey grinning - for the benefit of the animal named Naruto . Puzzlingly, while representing to the world that "animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way", PETA seems to emplo...

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  • Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid
Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

The hospital , as per normal policy, has refused to give public updates about Alfie's condition or his treatment. But his parents have fought a long battle to ask the courts to allow them to take him overseas. Alfie's parents have clashed with the hospital over what should happen to their boy. He was taken off life support after a series...

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  • Eagles' Owner Rips Into Donald Trump As Team Considers Visiting White House
Eagles' Owner Rips Into Donald Trump As Team Considers Visiting White House

Lurie said, according to a recording of the meeting obtained by The New York Times . The conversations come while The New York Times is reporting that Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie called President Donald Trump's presidency "disastrous", according to a recording The Times obtained from an National Football League meeting with players in Octob...

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  • Facebook finally makes it clear what will get you banned
Facebook finally makes it clear what will get you banned

Since Facebook doesn't allow serial murders on its service, its new standards even define the term. Our Standards apply around the world to all types of content. "I don't have a job, I have anxiety and I'm on antidepressants". Bickert said the company was introducing an appeals system so users whose posts had been taken down could challenge the...

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  • UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was a 'disappointing missed opportunity'
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was a 'disappointing missed opportunity'

Jeremy Corbyn says he has an "absolute determination" to end anti-Semitism in the party. The manager of Corbyn's office, Laura Murray, apologized for the cancellation and vowed the Labour leadership was committed "to engaging with the Jewish community".

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  • Truckers help troopers prevent man from jumping off MI bridge
Truckers help troopers prevent man from jumping off MI bridge

Michigan State Police tweeted a photo of the attractive moment. Acting fast they organized a row of 13 semi truck drivers to remain in place under the bridge to shorten the distance the man would fall if he were to jump. In all, 13 semis parked underneath it. It took negotiators several hours to talk the man out of jumping. "You can also call...

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  • For Waffle House bravery, lawmakers hail James Shaw Jr. as 'Tennessee's hero'
For Waffle House bravery, lawmakers hail James Shaw Jr. as 'Tennessee's hero'

The victims were: Akilah Dasilva, 23; DeEbony Groves, 21; Joe Perez, 20; Taurean C. Sanderlin, 29; remembered as a talented musician, a brilliant student, a loving son, and a dedicated worker. "It just felt good to be around a lot of love". IL state police revoked the gun licence of Travis Reinking and his firearms were transferred to h...

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  • Sarasota student under fire over his racist 'promposal'
Sarasota student under fire over his racist 'promposal'

Students at the High School are taking the issue seriously. The school also said in a robocall to parents Monday that it "does not condone or support the message conveyed in [Crowley's] post". Critics have taken to social media themselves to complain that the school districts response thus far has been weak. Anton Kernohan , a student at River...

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  • Ronny Jackson's VA Nomination Hearing In Jeopardy Amid 'Serious Allegations'
Ronny Jackson's VA Nomination Hearing In Jeopardy Amid 'Serious Allegations'

Then came word late Monday that his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs was being delayed because of allegations the panel received regarding Jackson's oversight of the White House medical staff, as well as his conduct while in that job.

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