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Khaleda Zia gets bail in graft case

Khaleda Zia gets bail in graft case On February 8, the Special Judge's Court-5 of Dhaka sentenced Khaleda to five years of rigorous imprisonment in the graft case that tantamounted to graft worth Tk 2.10 crore. Speaking to newsmen while inspecting the fix work of the Dhaka-Tangail four-lane highway in Chandra of Gazipur, the AL leader also claimed that the ruling party has no desire to keep BNP out of the next polls slated to be hel... [Full Article...]

Emails Reveal Ben Carson and Wife Personally Selected $31000 Dining Table

Emails Reveal Ben Carson and Wife Personally Selected $31000 Dining Table Regardless of the office's original intent regarding the repairing or replacing of its current furniture, the emails reveal that Secretary Carson, his team, and his wife - who was directly addressed in one of the correspondences - were directly involved in the process leading up to the $31,000 dining set's purchase. [Full Article...]

Met Office issues snow and ice alert for Tayside

Met Office issues snow and ice alert for Tayside That means snow is likely in some parts. "This is most likely near the Thames estuary and the Wash, and these snow showers could then spread westwards". It will also be a short spell of bad weather, with temperatures set to return to normal springtime levels by Wednesday. She said there was a higher risk of snow on Sunday as the cold air moved across the southern half of the UK. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Expands Spectre And Meltdown Patches To Windows 7 And Windows 8.1

Microsoft Expands Spectre And Meltdown Patches To Windows 7 And Windows 8.1 This might prevent the AD FS service from starting. Addresses issue that causes online video playback to stop responding. We're investigating reports of a performance regression for Windows Mixed Reality on hybrid laptops on this build. [Full Article...]

McCabe could be fired before Federal Bureau of Investigation retirement

McCabe could be fired before Federal Bureau of Investigation retirement It had been widely rumoured that he was planning to retire once he became eligible for a full pension this month. If he is fired, he could lose his retirement benefits. McCabe represents but a piece of that work. "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits", Trump tweeted last December. [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory for region: Snow expected tonight and Tuesday

Winter weather advisory for region: Snow expected tonight and Tuesday The National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a winter storm warning from 6 p.m. this evening to 2 a.m. Thursday . Areas affected include: Sullivan County, Tennessee and Lee, Wise, Scott, Russell and Washington counties in Virginia. The most intense snow showers will be along Lake Huron. Snow showers are also anticipated Tuesday into Tuesday night for both counties. A winter storm warnin... [Full Article...]

Forecast: Warm and windy today in the Omaha area

Forecast: Warm and windy today in the Omaha area Friday could bring another round of breezy winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 8 to 17 miles per hour. The next of chance of rain will be this weekend when a few spotty showers could develop. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Low: 10. [Full Article...]

Third Nor'Easter Brings Power Outages to the Northeast

Third Nor'Easter Brings Power Outages to the Northeast Many school districts across New England will be closed for a second day Wednesday as the region begins to dig out. Amtrak suspended all service on Tuesday between Boston and New York City, but resumed some service Wednesday, although delays lingered. [Full Article...]

Claire Foy Got Paid LESS Than Matt Smith For The Crown

Claire Foy Got Paid LESS Than Matt Smith For The Crown Except that it won't get fixed for Foy: She's aged out of the series, at 33. A producer of hit royal drama " The Crown " says Claire Foy , who played the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than her on-screen husband. She was also nominated for an Emmy for her season one performance. Olivia Coleman will take over the role of Queen is season three. It's reported that Claire ear... [Full Article...]

Kevin Love says he plans to return to Cavaliers lineup next week

Kevin Love says he plans to return to Cavaliers lineup next week Kyle Korver added 22 points on 6-of-7 shooting - making 5 of 6 3s - for the Cavaliers , who bounced back from a couple of losses in Los Angeles to the Clippers and Lakers with a dominating victory. "He throws the ball so hard and it's always on time and on target". ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported the National Basketball Association could make changes to its current draft-eligibility rules,... [Full Article...]

Grab makes foray into fintech and financial services

Grab makes foray into fintech and financial services Southeast Asia's Grab has teamed up with Japanese credit card company Credit Saison Co to provide loans and lending services in the region, marking the ride-hailing firm's biggest expansion into financial services. Grab has collected extensive and rich data on consumer behaviour through its network; this means that "logically" and "in future", the new platform will move to consumers. [Full Article...]

Democrats turning on Hillary

Democrats turning on Hillary In a freaky article titled, " Like it or not, studies suggest that Clinton may not be wrong on white women voting like their husbands ", the Post claims the former Secretary of State's fiery rhetoric was scientifically accurate. Clinton allies told the Hill that they thought this was counter-productive as the party rebuilds and looks to those now-red states for the gains Democrats will need to t... [Full Article...]

Microsoft to Open Datacenters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Microsoft to Open Datacenters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai It's also adding two more facilities to its locations in Germany. Microsoft has announced it is setting up two data centres in the UAE, in partnership with Etisalat. Speaking to Khaleej Times in an interview, Sayed Hashish, regional general manager of Microsoft in the Gulf region, said that the announcement is part of Microsoft's global strategy to expand its data centre footprint. [Full Article...]

McConnell Statement on Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel

McConnell Statement on Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel Besides her record on torture, Haspel will be pressed on the CIA's views of Russia , which Pompeo seemed to downplay in deference to Trump , who has labelled stories of Russian interference in the 2016 election "fake news". In his remarks at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department, Tillerson did not take the name of the president. An official had earlier said she would cancel the... [Full Article...]

Pro-Kurds clash with police outside U.S. embassy in Paris

Pro-Kurds clash with police outside U.S. embassy in Paris Redur Xelil, head of foreign relations for the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance of fighters that includes the YPG, accused the Turkish forces of carrying out "demographic change" in Kurdish territory captured in Afrin, reported Reuters. [Full Article...]

Morrisons: Shareholder shun special div

Morrisons: Shareholder shun special div United Kingdom retailer Morrisons has reported that revenue increased by 5.8% to £17.3 billion previous year, with group like-for-like sales up 2.8%. Andrew Higginson, chairman, said that the retailer was "entering its third consecutive year of growth". [Full Article...]

Toys R Us to shut all stores leaving 3000 jobs lost

Toys R Us to shut all stores leaving 3000 jobs lost Corporate company Moorfields, who worked on video rental chain Blockbuster five years ago, has been appointed as joint administrators to overlook Toys R Us' insolvency. "It is therefore with great regret that we have made the hard decision to. proceed with a controlled store closure programme", Thomas said. The chain has also announced it will provide special offers and discounts while the sto... [Full Article...]

Reporter's dramatic eyeroll at fellow journalist goes viral, gets censored in China

Reporter's dramatic eyeroll at fellow journalist goes viral, gets censored in China It was the eye roll seen across China. Each year at this time, Chinese viewers have to put up with the state media's gushing coverage of the National People's Congress, a highly choreographed and scripted event where journalists are part of the act, their questions vetted - and often planted - by government officials before they're asked. [Full Article...]

School walkout set Wednesday to protest gun violence

School walkout set Wednesday to protest gun violence High schoolers would walk out of their classes for 17 minutes to honor the 17 lives lost at Parkland and to protest gun violence as a whole. Runcie said the school district has provided guidance so that students are safe. As educators, we want students in class. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown also signed a law extending bans on firearm ownership to people convicted of domestic violence, even if the ... [Full Article...]

Evacuations lifted for Santa Barbara coast

Evacuations lifted for Santa Barbara coast The cancellation late Tuesday morning was effective immediately. Several Santa Barbara County communities that were scorched in the Thomas, Whittier, Sherpa and Alamo burn areas were under mandatory evacuation orders early Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]


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