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Vodafone (LON:VOD) In Merger Talks With Rival Idea Cellular

If concluded, the deal will push the merged entity as the leading telecom operators in India with 43 per cent market share, leaving behind the current leader Bharti Airtel that has 33 per cent market share. Lately it's been gored by Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd., whose mobile carrier Jio is literally giving away services and has quickly grabbed 70 million customers. [Full Article...]

Better Business Bureau warns consumers of 'Can You Hear Me' scam

Better Business Bureau warns consumers of 'Can You Hear Me' scam It's true, there are scammers making seemingly harmless phone calls, but you won't believe how they are using those calls against their victims. The "Can you hear me?" scam uses the question common in phone conversations to get people to answer "yes" - thereby agreeing to charges on their credit and debit cards. [Full Article...]

Florida airport shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Esteban Santiago entered his pleas at Fort Lauderdale federal court while dozens of heavily-armed officers kept watch outside the courthouse. Santiago served in the National Guard, including a tour in Iraq, and was discharged for unsatisfactory performance. [Full Article...]

All HMV stores across Canada will close by April 30th

All HMV stores across Canada will close by April 30th Court documents show that the company owes close to $39 million dollars to its lender HUK 10 Ltd. While HMV is still a going concern in Britain, HMV Canada has operated as a separate company since 2011, when it was sold to British retail restructuring specialist Hilco UK for $3.23 million. [Full Article...]

Former President George H.W. Bush released from hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush released from hospital McGrath says Bush is thankful for the prayers and kind messages he's received and for the "world-class care" from doctors and nurses at the hospital. While in hospital, Bush watched the inauguration of his fellow Republican Donald Trump from his hospital room. [Full Article...]

Trump blames Delta for airport issues during immigration backlash

Trump blames Delta for airport issues during immigration backlash John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of SC, have spoken out against the ban but Schumer said there are at least nine others across the aisle who have opposed the move. Congressional Democrats on Sunday called for a demonstration on the steps of the Supreme Court to protest President Donald Trump's immigration order, calling for nationwide enforcement of judicial orders barring its immediate i... [Full Article...]

President Trump: Lockheed Martin Will Cut F-35 Cost By $600 Million

In a series of tweets, Trump said that the F-35 programme and costs were "out of control". "We appreciate President Trump's comments this morning on the positive progress we've made on the F-35 program", they said. It was unclear from the president's statements how much if any of the $600 million cost-savings were new, or whether they contain savings that the company had already planned. [Full Article...]

Hundreds march through Buffalo protesting Dakota Access pipeline

Hundreds march through Buffalo protesting Dakota Access pipeline In the case of the Dakota Access pipeline, Trump's actions are an affront to the Tribe and its Treaty rights especially since once again the tribes were not consulted before this action was taken. The bank is among the 35 institutions funding or overseeing the construction of the pipeline. The pipeline would run for approximately 1100 miles. Marinelli said senior Army Corps officials were meeting ... [Full Article...]

Tempur Sealy terminates contracts with Mattress Firm Holdings

The loss of Mattress Firm will likely hurt Tempur Sealy , as the mattress industry is generally seen as a commodity business and retail distribution is important. Tempur Sealy said it issued formal termination notices to Mattress Firm on Friday. The Lexington, Kentucky-based company declined to disclose the details of the negotiations, as the terms of the contracts are confidential. [Full Article...]

Miss Universe competition 2017

Miss Universe competition 2017 Deshauna eventually moved to Washington D.C. where she is now working as an IT Analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce. The last time the Philippines hosted the Miss universe was in 1994. Although Shugart did not give out any details on Wurtzbach's future, she said Pia will continue working "and will keep us [MUO] busy". Thailand got the 13th slot because of the 100-million online votes ... [Full Article...]

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi call for crushing BJP's divisive politics

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi call for crushing BJP's divisive politics Yadav said, he will not campaign for this alliance during the ensuing assembly elections in UP. "He also said that he is unhappy with the alliance and stated", I will not go anywhere to campaign for this (SP-Congress) alliance". Akhilesh Yadav said while hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party. "This is an alliance of three Ps - Progress, Prosperity and Peace - to fight the politics of anger, ... [Full Article...]

Government To Roll Out Aadhaar Pay For Cashless Transactions

Well, after the Aadhaar payment app, it looks like another similar service called the Aadhaar pay will be launched very soon, which is expected to help people make and receive payments using their Aadhaar cards and biometrics. We all know the Aadhaar was started by previous government but at that time it was only a digital identity of citizen of India. Reportedly, the country has already enrolled ... [Full Article...]

Delta says "systems outage" causing delays

Delta Air Lines Inc. has halted domestic USA flights because of " automation issues ", according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Worldwide flights were not affected. An outage at Delta is causing delays across the country, including at Minneapolis-St. All travelers are encouraged to check the status of their flight regularly for updates. [Full Article...]

USA travel ban working 'very nicely', Trump says

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a court petition on behalf of these individuals, which led to U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly's emergency order to halt the ban. "Calls to ban Muslims from entering the US are offensive and unconstitutional", Pence wrote at the time . President Donald Trump, facing nationwide protests over an executive order banning visitors from seven Muslim-majori... [Full Article...]

Original Schuyler sisters trio from Hamilton to sing at the Super Bowl

Original Schuyler sisters trio from Hamilton to sing at the Super Bowl Since their roles in Hamilton , the three actresses have moved on to other projects. We've already heard Goldsberry and Jones sing "America the lovely at the U.S. Soo is slated to return to Broadway this spring in the musical " Amélie ", Goldsberry will appear in the Netflix sci-fi series " Altered Carbon " and Jones will be seen in the upcoming movie " Blood Surf ". [Full Article...]

Oscar nominations 2017: Complete coverage

Actress Ruth Negga received the best actress nomination for her role in "Loving". Will Meryl Streep set the record for most nominations ever? "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are considered chief competitors to "La". India's Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman on Tuesday was out of the race for the 89th Academy Awards. But the film's star Amy Adams was a surprise snub in the be... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets defense of his travel bans as protests continue

While the order did not spell out what additional steps he wants the departments of Homeland Security and State to take, the president directed officials to review the refugee application and approval process and find any more measures that could prevent those who pose a threat from using the refugee program. [Full Article...]

Officials Warn of New "Can You Hear Me Now" Phone Scam

Officials Warn of New There was a similar "can you hear me" reported a year ago in Pennsylvania and if the trend continues it looks like it may spread. After the caller makes contact they ask the recipient "Can you hear me?" to elicit a response of "yes", and a potential onslaught of unauthorized charges ensues. [Full Article...]

"1984" publisher orders new printing as sales soar

And Penguin is now printing more copies of the book, according to CNN . By Tuesday afternoon, it had risen to No. 1. The spokesperson added that "since the inauguration, sales for George Orwell's 1984 have increased by +9,500%" and that "to date, there are close to 30 million copies of 1984 in print". [Full Article...]

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay The ruling by a court in NY means those already in the country, who are in transit and who have a valid visa, can stay, according to CNN . The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has announced on Twitter that it is halting passenger pickups at JFK airport in protest of the dozens of people detained under President Trump's Muslim immigration ban . [Full Article...]


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