Computer check-in system crash causes chaos in airports worldwide

It is learned that airports across the globe use a common software called the Amadeus Altea . "It's hit a few airlines' check-in systems which are down", the spokesman said. It's sold to airlines to allow them to check themselves onto their flig... More..

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Israeli ceremony marks 50 years of settlements
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Israeli ceremony marks 50 years of settlements

So there was always supposed to be some notion of expansion into the West Bank, but not necessarily expansion into the entire West Bank. And I think that's exactly what, you know, Israel has done. Friedman's ...More..

Saudi Arabia names first woman to senior government post
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Saudi Arabia names first woman to senior government post

The Saudi government has said Vision 2030 , a vast plan of economic and social reforms, will raise women's share of the labour market to 30 per cent from 22 per cent now. Prince Khaled bin Salman, Saudi Arabi...More..

Kremlin defends Russian Federation military cooperation with Turkey
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Kremlin defends Russian Federation military cooperation with Turkey

It's not yet clear whether Putin and Erdogan will discuss it. They were expected to discuss topics related to the bilateral relations and the latest regional developments, especially the Syria and Iraq issu...More..

HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

HHS Sec. Tom Price apologizes for flights, plans to reimburse taxpayers

The secretary affirmed his cooperation with the HHS inspector general and internal reviews of the situation. Politico , which first reported on the flights, said the tab for USA taxpayers had been over $400,...More..

Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul

We can't do it by Friday. Trump tweeted September 27. Indeed, Bush's tax reform bill in 2001 received yea votes from Republicans and Democrats alike. More importantly, if Cochran had been absent, Republican...More..

ISIS Chief Calls On Jihadists To 'Resist', In Apparent Recording
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

ISIS Chief Calls On Jihadists To 'Resist', In Apparent Recording

But in it, Baghdadi makes an apparent reference to recent events including North Korean threats against Japan and United States and the recapture two months ago of Mosul by USA -backed Iraqi forces. In June, th...More..

Toddler shoots two other children at United States home daycare facility
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Toddler shoots two other children at United States home daycare facility

He added: 'They're both shot, they're both young and it's very critical'. The bullet went through one boy and hit the other. One boy was shot in the shoulder and is expected to make a full recovery. The child...More..

At least 15 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar die in boat sinking
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

At least 15 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar die in boat sinking

The military denies widespread reports it has committed atrocities , saying it only targeted those belonging to the militant Arakan Salvation Rohingya Army (Arsa) which launched the attacks. Buddhists are ...More..

One teen dead, one wounded in stabbing at Bronx school
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

One teen dead, one wounded in stabbing at Bronx school

The morning after a deadly stabbing at a Bronx public school, students from Pre-k to high school will be subject to much tighter security. An unidentified 18-year-old student at the school was in custody at a...More..

Porsche GT2 RS is fastest 911 around the Nurburgring
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Porsche GT2 RS is fastest 911 around the Nurburgring

The fastest "production" lap around the track is officially recorded as 6min 45.9secs set by the Nio EP9 electric supercar. The lap time surpassed even Porsche's own expectations, as the automaker had set...More..

Could The UK Soon Join Canada's Boycott Of Boeing Co (BA)?
by | Friday, September 29, 2017

Could The UK Soon Join Canada's Boycott Of Boeing Co (BA)?

She also stated that she had spoken to Donald Trump "more than once" about the issue, having raised it at a recent meeting in NY as part of the United Nations General Assembly, and warned on Thursday at a Bank...More..

Iranian Ballistic Missile Launch Was Faked
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Iranian Ballistic Missile Launch Was Faked

A senior commander says Iran's missile development has multiplied severalfold since USA officials' criticism of the program. Iran did not include the location or date of the launch at the time it released t...More..

IRS Finally Discloses Tax Information to Special Counsel about Trump Campaign
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

IRS Finally Discloses Tax Information to Special Counsel about Trump Campaign

The IRS is now sharing information with special counsel Robert Mueller about key Trump campaign officials, after the two entities clashed this summer over both the scope of the investigation into Russia's m...More..

FDA takes aim at online pharmacies
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

FDA takes aim at online pharmacies

Morris. A particular target for this year's operation was the illicit trade in opioid painkillers, especially fentanyl, which is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. "Our work to fight illegal online pharm...More..

State technology officers: There was no attempted hack on state election system
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

State technology officers: There was no attempted hack on state election system

Since then, officials have pointed to evidence that Russian Federation targeted election-related systems in 21 different states. The U.S. intelligence community consensus is that Russian Federation interfered...More..

Smith seeks answers on Russia's role in anti-fracking ads
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Smith seeks answers on Russia's role in anti-fracking ads

In his second tweet , trump mentioned that the people of the US are pro-Trump as his administration has achieved a roaring economy in the first 9 months of his tenure. His campaign has said it spent some $70...More..

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Jack Nicklaus believes the Presidents Cup's popularity is growing

Then, basically, just as I said, just keeping waiting for what my surgeon says. "Korea was tough", he said . "Overall, I'm very optimistic how I'm progressing, " the 14-time major champion said. "I have no...More..

Ryanair cancels Scottish flights to London Stansted over the winter
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ryanair cancels Scottish flights to London Stansted over the winter

The news comes two weeks after a shortage of pilots forced the carrier to cancel between 40 to 50 flights a day until 31 October, affecting approximately 400,000 passengers across 2,000 flights. Under the air...More..

Nation's Top Military Officer Opposes Trump's Trans Ban
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Nation's Top Military Officer Opposes Trump's Trans Ban

Last week, Pyongyang threatened to launch a nuclear strike against the US if it attacks the North, after US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks the US or its allie...More..

Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China

At the United Nations on Monday, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho accused Trump of declaring war on North Korea and threatened that Pyongyang would shoot down US warplanes flying near the peninsula. Tal...More..

GOP Tax Plan to Cut Rates on Businesses, Many Individuals
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

GOP Tax Plan to Cut Rates on Businesses, Many Individuals

This is probably a good time to reflect on George W. Bush . While Trump claimed parts of his tax proposal would hurt his wallet, he seemed sure the plan would bolster his popularity. The proposed scrapping t...More..

Trump Administration to Spy on Immigrants' Social Media
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Trump Administration to Spy on Immigrants' Social Media

And because of the way social media works, anyone who is connected with an immigrant online will now be open to digital surveillance under this rule. But, the new policy says that social media data will now be ...More..

Roy Moore beats Trump-, NRA-backed candidate in Alabama race
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Roy Moore beats Trump-, NRA-backed candidate in Alabama race

As Moore is now slated to face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' vacant Senate seat, we're sure Donald is 100% #TeamRoy now. Some have wondered, though, if Moore ...More..

Trump says Spain should stay united
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Trump says Spain should stay united

Enric Millo, the Spanish government's representative in Barcelona, said Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is set to be ousted if the separatist movement goes ahead with an illegal referendum on independence t...More..

Palestine joins Interpol as full member country
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Palestine joins Interpol as full member country

In order to join Interpol, for instance, a country requesting membership is asked to declare "if it is a member of other intergovernmental organizations and, in particular, if the country is a Member of the Uni...More..

Saudi Arabia's fabulous online campaign for women to drive has worked
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Saudi Arabia's fabulous online campaign for women to drive has worked

But, despite everything, some are hopeful the royal decree to allow women to drive from June 2018 might be the start of something. One Saudi Arabian professor believes this to be a PR stunt to gain popularit...More..

[Monitor] S. Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

[Monitor] S. Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report

It ranked 136th, second to the worst globally, just behind Venezuela. The scores are calculated by drawing together country-level data covering 12 categories that collectively make up a comprehensive picture ...More..

The White House Is Not Done Saying Horrible Things About NFL Protesters
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

The White House Is Not Done Saying Horrible Things About NFL Protesters

Trump referred to a player who disrespects the flag as a " son of a bitch ". The statement created backlash. Later that day, Trump signaled his approval of players and owners standing arm-in-arm on the fiel...More..

Former Thai PM Yingluck Sentenced To Five Years
by | Thursday, September 28, 2017

Former Thai PM Yingluck Sentenced To Five Years

The military seized power. Yingluck's premiership was scuttled in 2014 by a court ruling over a technicality. Due to her no-show last month, the court postponed the verdict to Wednesday. The government paid...More..