• Alibaba.com (NYSE:BABA) Reviewed By Analysts
Alibaba.com (NYSE:BABA) Reviewed By Analysts

It also increased its holding in Generalelectricco (NYSE:GE) by 1.14M shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.02M shares, and has risen its stake in Amgeninc (NASDAQ:AMGN). Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, May 18th that allows the company to repurchase $6.00 billion in share...

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  • California lawmakers extend carbon emissions climate law
California lawmakers extend carbon emissions climate law

California legislators approved an extension of the state's signature climate change program known as cap and trade. The bill passed over the objection of some environmentalists who said it fails to aggressively combat pollution. In the five year old measure, California set a statewide limit on greenhouse gas emissions, and polluting compa...

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  • Anwar Gargash: UAE not involved in Qatar hacking
Anwar Gargash: UAE not involved in Qatar hacking

On the following day, a story appeared on the Qatari News Agency's website quoting a speech by Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, in which he allegedly praised Iran and said Qatar has a good relationship with Israel. If confirmed, a hack of QNA would be a striking example of a cyber attack shaping global politics. "Inciting violence...

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  • United States lifts laptop ban for flights of Saudi Arabian Airlines
United States lifts laptop ban for flights of Saudi Arabian Airlines

In June, the USA introduced increased security requirements for all airlines as opposed to expanding the electronics ban and has been dropping restrictions from carriers that boost security. European airlines have been pushing for changes to meet the new requirements. Approximately 280 airports in 105 countries were affected by the tougher securi...

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  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Nowgam, one jawan martyred
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Nowgam, one jawan martyred

In the meeting which was convened upon on Pakistan's request, the commanders of both the border guarding forces discussed various issues including recent unprovoked firing in Samba Sector and other routine issues related to border management.

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  • At least nine killed in Arizona flash flooding
At least nine killed in Arizona flash flooding

Gila County Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd said crews are continuing to search for others who are still missing at Tonto National Forest. When almost an inch of rain fell, it likely gathered a large amount of debris left by a series of recent forest fires down the creek that burst into the swimming hole, according to the fire department and weather s...

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  • Gary Neville names how many players Man United must sign this summer
Gary Neville names how many players Man United must sign this summer

A lot can change before the season starts, so it could be argued it's too soon to make a definitive prediction on who will be champions. He told Sky Sports: "Pogba came in on the back of a World Cup last season - he didn't have much rest".

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  • Jagga Jasoos sequel plan dropped!
Jagga Jasoos sequel plan dropped!

However, mixed reviews from the critics and audiences alike might have surely affected a bit of Box Office business. However, the film has crashed at the Box Office on Monday which has completely sealed its fate. The Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif film raked in approximately Rs 4.05 crore on Monday, July 17, taking the four day total of the fil...

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  • White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to manage Russian Federation response
White House hires attorney Ty Cobb to manage Russian Federation response

Cobb is a partner in the investigations practice of the law firm Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C., and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the White House statement said . The campaign also paid $89,561 for "legal consulting" to The Trump Corporation, which is owned by the president. Cobb will be working closely with Marc Kasowi...

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  • Two Hartlepool parks honoured with Green Flag status
Two Hartlepool parks honoured with Green Flag status

In total, 183 parks and green spaces in Wales have met the high standard needed to receive the coveted Green Flag Award or the Green Flag Community Award. "It is pleasing to see the number of Green Flag Awards in Scotland increasing year on year". "This shows how continued excellent partnership working, with the emphasis on the involvement of the...

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  • Series of events to celebrate the work of Jane Austen
Series of events to celebrate the work of Jane Austen

The coin will initially only be available in tills at key locations in the Winchester and Basingstoke areas that have connections with Austen , including Winchester Cathedral and the Jane Austen House Museum . Reprinting those notes using new materials would mean incurring those costs again, while the destruction of those notes would cost a furth...

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  • South Korea Proposes Military Talks with North Korea to Ease Tensions
South Korea Proposes Military Talks with North Korea to Ease Tensions

The proposed talks - which would be held Friday in the border town of Panmunjom , if accepted - would be the first face-to-face meeting between the two sides since 2015. Seoul's Red Cross says it wants separate talks at the border village on August 1 to discuss family reunions, with possible reunions over the Chuseok holiday, which falls in Octob...

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  • Family Of Woman Killed By Officer Seeking Answers
Family Of Woman Killed By Officer Seeking Answers

Her stepson, Zac Damond , 22, said in a video posted to Facebook that Ruszczyk had called police after hearing a noise near her house. A source with knowledge of the incident told KSTP that officer Noor was allegedly sitting in the passenger seat of his vehicle when he shot Damond .

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  • Giving back on Mandela Day in Alberton and the South
Giving back on Mandela Day in Alberton and the South

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, worldwide peacemaker, politician, philanthropist and former President of South Africa . The book " Mandela's Last Years " was released ahead of Mandela Day on Tuesday, an annual day to honour his memory. "Nelson Mandela has fought for social justice for 67 years".

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  • Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial
Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

The activists, including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser , were detained earlier this month at a hotel on Buyukada island off Istanbul and questioned by anti-terrorism police. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this month that the activists were detained on a tip-off they were working against the government, comparing them to th...

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  • UAE Hacked Qatar Government, Social Media Websites
UAE Hacked Qatar Government, Social Media Websites

The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Monday. The agency claimed it had been hacked. The remarks posted on Qatari government news websites criticised attempts to isolate Iran. On June...

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  • What's the deal with China's censorship of Winnie the Pooh?
What's the deal with China's censorship of Winnie the Pooh?

A set of gifs of the character were also removed from WeChat, a popular social messaging app. That longtime meme is being blamed for the censoring in the absence of an official explanation. As did images of Winnie popping his head out of his vehicle - after the president popped his head similarly through the roof of his limousine during an inspec...

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  • UAE: Story About Hacking Qatar 'Not True'
UAE: Story About Hacking Qatar 'Not True'

USA intelligence agencies declined to comment on the Post's article, but the UAE's ambassador insisted that it "had no role whatsoever in the alleged hacking". The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, responds. It is not clear if the UAE government's intelligence agencies carried out the hack or hired contractors to do so...

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  • Sheriff shuns PDP caucus meeting
Sheriff shuns PDP caucus meeting

The Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Ayodele Fayose , also appealed to members to go back to their states and regain the confidence of their constituencies ahead of the 2019 general elections. He made the statement at the meeting of the National Expanded Caucus of the party in Abuja Monday night. " So many people including non-politicians we...

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  • OR mother arrested after using auto to tow kids in plastic wagon
OR mother arrested after using auto to tow kids in plastic wagon

According to Springfield Police Department, Donohue attached a the plastic wagon to the rear of her auto with a tie-down rope and drove to a roundabout circle, where she made laps around the roundabout until citizens stepped in. Police say Donohue told them she didn't know why it was such a big deal, and she just wanted to show the children a good ...

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