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Wyre MP calls for 'extremism tax' of internet firms

Wyre MP calls for 'extremism tax' of internet firms The UK government is considering new taxes on large tech firms like Facebook and Google due to their alleged inaction against extremist groups. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and other tech giants aren't doing enough to take down extremist content in an efficient manner, according to one prominent United Kingdom lawmaker, and it could lead to severe fines. [Full Article...]

Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data

Airtel's revised Rs 799 plan offers 98GB data We have already stepped into 2018, but the " Reliance Jio effect" on its fellow network providers remains! According to the official website of Jio (jio.com), the company has several other prepaid recharge plans also that give 1 GB-3 GB of high-speed data per day for a period of 28-91 days. [Full Article...]

Telegram now lets you add multiple accounts, give quick replies,

Telegram now lets you add multiple accounts, give quick replies, It would allow you to easily login between your different accounts on Telegram . The "Day" theme also allows you to pick an accent color for the entire app, like pink or purple. This is the second Telegram update this month . You can find the new Telegram update right now live in Google Play Store. Considering that the previous version of the app introduced a lot of new features for the mess... [Full Article...]

BP forecasts higher profits from Trump tax cuts

However, tax cuts would affect its deferred tax assets and liabilities in the short term, resulting in a one-off, non-cash charge of $1.5 billion to its 4 quarter results. On December 22, President Trump signed a tax overhaul into law that contains new rules, including a cut in the corporate tax rate to 21 percent. Last week, Royal Dutch Shell PLC said the impact on its earnings will likely be a... [Full Article...]

The safest year on record for air passengers

The safest year on record for air passengers Despite the impressive numbers on passenger aircraft, there were still a number of fatal accidents on smaller charter flights, including the seaplane crash that saw six killed in Sydney on New Year's Eve . The Aviation Safety Network is an independent organisation located in the Netherlands. He then gave an example of the same which included "the spectacular loss of the inlet fan and cowling of... [Full Article...]

Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video

Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video Paul and company then decide to venture closer to the body, filming their reactions along the way. The party is filmed approaching the body and the dead person is shown in several close-ups with only his face blurred out. I can't believe that so many young people look up to you. In the video, Paul explains that he meant to address suicide before they discovered the body and that his video was supp... [Full Article...]

IShares MSCI All Peru Capped (EPU) Rises 0.32% for Jan 1

Sometimes, these plans never get to be fully realized because of the lack of discipline in the early stages. The Current Ratio is used by investors to determine whether a company can pay short term and long term debts. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI France Index by 35.9% during the 2nd quarter. FCF quality is calculated as the 12 ltm cash flow per share over the average of the cash flow numbe... [Full Article...]

Rail fares: Commuters 'priced out' by ticket price rises, campaigners say

Rail fares: Commuters 'priced out' by ticket price rises, campaigners say It is the biggest rise since 2013. Regulated fare rises are set by the Government, which uses the Retail Prices Index inflation measure from the previous July (3.6% in 2017). Bruce Williamson, of campaign group Railfuture, said: It's no wonder that poor value for money is the number one concern of rail travellers, with British rail fares amongst the most expensive in Europe. [Full Article...]

DeMar DeRozan Breaks Raptors Franchise Record with 52 Points

DeMar DeRozan Breaks Raptors Franchise Record with 52 Points Including quotes from Giannis Antetokounmpo , Khris Middleton and Jason Kidd on what they've learned from previous battles with the Raptors , and how that should play to their advantage on Monday. Giannis Antetokounmpo now leads the Eastern Conference with 16 games recording at least 20 points and 10 rebounds. Honestly", he said. "I just kept looking at the score trying to figure out how man... [Full Article...]

Legal sales of recreational marijuana begins in California

Legal sales of recreational marijuana begins in California Shops are expected to be open from the hamlet of Shasta Lake south of OR to San Diego. Experts value California's marijuana market at several billion dollars a year. California voters made a decision to legalize pot for adults in 2016. Los Angeles city officials say they plan to start the process of issuing licences for the sale of recreational marijuana on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec

PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec China's vast industrial sector has reported strong earnings growth this year thanks to a year-long construction boom that has fueled demand and prices for building materials. "Manufacturing operating conditions improved in December, reinforcing the notion that economic growth has stabilized in 2017 and has even performed better than expected", Zhengsheng Zhong, director of macroeconomic analysis a... [Full Article...]

Passport systems back online after brief outage disrupts U.S. airports

Passport systems back online after brief outage disrupts U.S. airports Fellow traveler Sandra Mendiola added, "There was a moment where we were waiting for 45 minutes without moving, without knowing what to do, children crying, old people sitting down, people sitting on the floor". It gave no explanation for the disruption and said travelers were processed using alternative procedures. According to the agency, it still had access to national security-related databa... [Full Article...]

United States must realise nuclear button is always on my table: Kim Jong

United States must realise nuclear button is always on my table: Kim Jong US President Donald Trump has responded to each test with his own amplified declarations, threatening to "totally destroy" Pyongyang and taunting Kim, saying the North Korean leader was on "a suicide mission". The U.S. "should accurately be aware that this is not a threat but a reality". While Graham, an Air Force veteran who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, is widely considere... [Full Article...]

Players discuss Lincoln Riley's special bond with Baker Mayfield

Players discuss Lincoln Riley's special bond with Baker Mayfield It was the first Rose Bowl to reach overtime. The Bulldogs (13-1) advanced to the CFP championship with a 54-48 double overtime victory over the Sooners (12-2), who had a field goal blocked in the second overtime period before Sony Michel's 27-yard touchdown run finished the game. [Full Article...]

Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

And when that happened, state media was also forced to acknowledge that it had not initially reported on the protests on the orders of security officials . Earlier on Sunday, authorities of the country's western Lorestan province confirmed that two people had died during the protests in the province. Many in Izeh, some 455 kilometers (280 miles) southwest of Tehran, have hunting rifles in their... [Full Article...]

Indian Citizens to Get Enough Scope to Include Names in NRC

Indian Citizens to Get Enough Scope to Include Names in NRC Another draft NRC shall be published subsequently after completion of verification of rest of applications, which shall be the complete publication of draft NRC. "We will be able to complete the entire process in this year", the RGI said. On Saturday midnight millions across Assam will be glued to their smart phones or computer screens trying to find out whether their names are in an updated d... [Full Article...]

Minimum Wage Would be £26000 If Pay Matched Executives

Minimum Wage Would be £26000 If Pay Matched Executives Gov. Andrew Cuomo included the wage increase in the 2016 Built To Lead Agenda. The minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour for workers in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties and $10.40 an hour for employees in the rest of the state. Wendy Block is a spokeswoman with the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. "We though are concerned about further efforts to increase that and make MI an even greate... [Full Article...]

PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism

PM Mann ki Baat: New India will be free from casteism, communalism The monthly radio programme will be be aired on All India Radio (AIR) and broadcasted on Doordarshan and also on the Narendra Modi (NaMo) mobile application. "It is a matter of joy for the Indians", says PM Modi. "Those born in the year 2000 or later, i.e.in the 21st century, will start becoming eligible voters from January 1,2018". [Full Article...]

Man Arrested in Email Scam Not Actually Nigerian Prince

Man Arrested in Email Scam Not Actually Nigerian Prince A Louisiana man has been arrested on wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a "Nigerian prince" scam. Chances are good your email address has gotten the odd email from a Nigerian prince offering you stacks of cash for some reason or another. [Full Article...]

Centre warns against bitcoin trading, equates virtual currencies with ponzi schemes

Centre warns against bitcoin trading, equates virtual currencies with ponzi schemes Besides, Govt. has also made it clear that such VCs don't have any "intrinsic value", and are not backed by any asset, which is normally the case with any currency. Despite being referred to as "coins", virtual currencies do not have any physical attributes and can not be considered coins either, the document says. [Full Article...]


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