• Blanket data retention is illegal under European Union law, court says

    Blanket data retention is illegal under European Union law, court says

    After yesterday's speculation about the long-term future of the Privacy Shield after challenges in the European Union courts, the highest of these has just dealt a body-blow to the United Kingdom government's so-called Snoopers Charter. The ruling by the ECJ came after the United Kingdom government had referred the case to its authority, having already lost the same argument in the UK's high court.

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  • Suspects in MS triple homicide arrested following police chase in Geary County

    Suspects in MS triple homicide arrested following police chase in Geary County

    Continue to check back for updates. Law enforcement authorities in Geary County are investigating two people suspected in triple homicide robbery of a pawnshop in Jackson, Mississippi. According to prison records, he was convicted of robbery in 1999 and sentenced to five years probation. Authorities say that Townsend and Garcia were arrested in Geary County, Kansas at midnight Wednesday.

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  • Four Jordanian police killed in new clashes near Karak

    Four Jordanian police killed in new clashes near Karak

    It also warned against circulating false news, rumors or videos on social networks, which could harm the security campaign, demanding that the media rely only on official sources for information. Jordan is part of the alliance and has carried out air strikes targeting IS. Security sources said the gunmen were all Jordanian nationals. "It will reinforce its will and the criminals will not be able to undermine" the country.

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  • Government borrowing comes in higher than expected as Brexit 'shadow' looms

    The OBR expects growth to slow to 1.4% in 2017, when Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start formal European Union exit talks and rising inflation erodes consumer spending power. The amount of money owed by the government to the private sector stood at £1.66 trillion at the end of November 2016, equivalent to 84.5% of the output of the entire economy in a year.

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  • Resident Evil 2 Remake: Will Fans Care Now?

    Bearing all of this in mind, it still remains to be seen as to what all the finished product of Resident Evil 7 will contain, and it's safe to presume that Capcom won't corroborate any of the findings in the demo's datamine. Daylight is quickly fading. Naturally, the following information might be a little on the spoiler-side so if you want to go into the game completely blind, best click off this news right now (here's an image to help blot your peripheral vision).

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  • Cop does speeding college student a favor by tying necktie

    Cop does speeding college student a favor by tying necktie

    Officer Folczyk asks him for his tie - even before he asks him for his driver's license or proof of insurance. So he rushed to the friend's house before the presentation, but had to keep driving when he discovered he wasn't home. Folczyk then hands the tie back to the student, worrying once again that it might be too long. He was also issued a verbal warning for speeding , rather than a fine.

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  • Wet and windy weather likely over United Kingdom for Christmas weekend

    Wet and windy weather likely over United Kingdom for Christmas weekend

    According to the Met Office , the storm is going to bring gushing winds of up to 90mph over the north of the country. Weather warning: Met Office issue amber and yellow warnings. "There's no chance of a white Christmas with those temperatures", Met Eireann Forecaster Gerry Murphy said . The Plains could also see heavy winds as the storm pushes through.

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  • Berlin market lorry attack: Only suspect held released

    No further details regarding the identity of the wounded Israeli were released at the time . The truck crashed into people gathered on Monday evening around wooden huts serving mulled wine and sausages at the foot of the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church - left as a ruin after World War Two - in the heart of former West Berlin.

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  • Queen Elizabeth II's New 'Modern' Portrait Features Prince Charles

    The pair was spotted Christmas tree shopping in London shortly before the 32-year-old prince accompanied the Suits star to Heathrow Airport for her flight home to Toronto. Knight has previously collaborated closely with designers including Alexander McQueen, Christian Dior, John Galliano and Stephen Jones. Knight, 58, whose debut publication in 1982 was a book called Skinhead , has also had his work showcased in the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Saatchi Gallery.

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  • Trump says Isis must be 'eradicated' after Berlin attack

    Trump says Isis must be 'eradicated' after Berlin attack

    Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday condemned three separate suspected terror attacks in Turkey, Germany and Switzerland, and called for measures to boost stability in the Middle East and North Africa. "Isis and other Islamist terrorists continually slaughter Christians in their communities and places of worship as part of their global jihad", Trump said in a statement on Monday.

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  • Census estimates show slight growth in Kentucky population

    Michigan's population increased for the fifth straight year in 2016, but its growth was dwarfed by southern and western states. The census numbers show IL lost 7,473 people between 2010 and 2015. "It's likely that that's continuing". New York's population fell slightly this year for the first time in a decade. Vink added that domestic migration losses were even bigger than they are now.

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  • Prince George arrives at Buckingham Palace for Christmas Lunch

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are breaking royal protocol by not spending Christmas at Sandringham Estate with the rest of the royal family. While attending his final royal engagement of the year, Prince William revealed to Kiss FM DJ AJ King that three-year-old George couldn't wait for December 25th, and had been sneakily opening some of the presents left under the Christmas tree at Anmer Hall, the Cambridges' family home.

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  • Obama Pardons 78, Shortens the Sentences for 153

    As he prepares to leave the White House in 32 days, the president is looking to cut into the backlog of clemency cases waiting on his desk, which totaled 1,937 pardon requests and 13,042 commutation petitions on November 30. More than a century later, Gerald Ford pardoned former president Richard Nixon, who had resigned only weeks before in light of his involvement in the Watergate scandal.

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  • Long Term Growth review of Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

    Long Term Growth review of Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

    The 52-Week High range of the stock is $68.19, while the 52-week low range is $49.01. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $51.00 and a 200-day moving average of $54.14. (NYSE:NKE) according to Finviz Data is $2.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 27,560 shares in the company, valued at $1,452,963.20.

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  • Australia inks mega deal to buy French subs

    The 34.9 billion euro ($36.3 billion) deal, including separate agreements with USA and Australian contractors, is one of the world's largest defense contracts. Australian and French defense ministers said they had given top priority to concealing the details of the contract after data was leaked from a previous French submarine contract with India.

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  • Judge unseals warrant for search of Anthony Weiner's computer

    The FBI's warrant for the Weiner laptop emails has been released publicly at noon ET on December 20, shedding some light on what (if any) probable cause was found to authorize the search. The affidavit clearly states that the warrant relates to a "criminal investigation" of Clinton, terminology Clinton's team previously had disputed.

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  • Pakistani Suspect in Berlin Truck Attack Denies Involvement

    De Maiziere said the man had applied for asylum and denied to police that he was involved. A firefighter stands beside a truck that plowed through a crowded Christmas market in Berlin. ISIS claimed credit Tuesday afternoon for the attack, confirming what German and United States officials had presumed was an act of terrorism . "A gruesome and ultimately incomprehensible act has robbed them of their lives".

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  • Donald Trump Nominates Mick Mulvaney to Lead Office of Management and Budget

    Donald Trump Nominates Mick Mulvaney to Lead Office of Management and Budget

    Trump said that with Mulvaney on his team, his administration will make "smart choices " and "renew the American taxpayer's trust in how their money is spent". The selection at OMB is the best signal yet of how Trump intends to deal with these contradictions, at a time when congressional Republicans are planning to make the budget process the fulcrum for radically conservative changes in federal priorities, beginning immediately in January.

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  • Oil prices turn higher after shooting of Russian envoy lifts geopolitical fears

    Oil prices turn higher after shooting of Russian envoy lifts geopolitical fears

    Even though OPEC vocalized the potential for an output cut in September, it noted that a formal agreement would not be reached until its formal, November 30 meeting. Visit for more information on this news. Libya , which is allowed to ramp up production as part of the OPEC deal, is close to increasing output crimped by unrest after a group of oil guards said they reopened a long-blockaded pipeline linking some of the country's biggest oilfields.

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  • CONCACAF Gold Cup returns to DFW in 2017

    Twelve teams in three groups of four will compete in a round-robin before a knockout tournament determines the Gold Cup victor. Dallas area will also get a knockout round game at AT&T Stadium. The United States, Mexico and Canada are automatic qualifiers through North America. A total of 12 teams will be involved. FirstEnergy Stadium most recently hosted the U.S.

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  • Donald Trump Rally in Mobile, Alabama

    Donald Trump Rally in Mobile, Alabama

    While Bentley attended Saturday's rally , he was not among the speakers, which included Sessions, Conway, Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, former State Rep. President-elect Donald Trump is popping by to thank the people that helped get him to the White House. "I took sort of a small ballroom because if I lost, I wanted to get out", Mr.

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  • Samsung expected to hold Galaxy S8 event in NY in April

    Samsung expected to hold Galaxy S8 event in NY in April

    Samsung is expected to release the result of their investigation on the Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion before the end of the year. Even though Samsung has continued to remained mum about this, a team of teardown experts revealed that the aggressive design of the Note 7 was the reason why it ended up exploding.

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  • NBC NEWS/WSJ Poll released on Trump transition & Russian interference in U.S. election

    NBC NEWS/WSJ Poll released on Trump transition & Russian interference in U.S. election

    With the Electoral College vote just a day away, a Washington Post/Qualtrics poll indicates 52 percent of Republicans think Trump won the popular balloting even though Clinton had some 2.7 million more votes. Fifty-five percent of Americans say they are at least quite a bit concerned about the Russian hacks, the poll shows. Nearly half of independents, 49 percent, say they are bothered either a "great deal" or "quite a bit".

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  • 'Surreal' dubbed Merriam-Webster's 2016 word of the year

    The company's data-driven approach measures the word of the year's worthiness by two metrics: a high volume of lookups and a high increase in lookups over last year. Top lookups right now: noel, fascism , and sex. Surreal ( adj .): marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream; also: unbelievable, fantastic.

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  • Swiss shooting: Three wounded near Zurich Islamic centre

    Zurich police confirmed people had been wounded in the incident on Zurich's Eisgasse, but gave no more details. Swiss media said police had sealed off the area, Reuters reported . The condition of the victims, all adults , is now unknown. The police are appealing for witnesses. Officers said a body was found nearby, but could not comment on any link to the shootings while investigations were ongoing.

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  • 9 killed, many injured after truck crashes through Berlin holiday market

    A large Christmas tree with a gold star on top was toppled over nearby in the street. Police spokesman Winfried Wenzel told ZDF public television that the man was arrested near the scene. "One person was detained". A second occupant of the truck's cab is dead. Photos from the scene also show numerous ambulances responding to the injured.

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  • Colorado Toddler Left Overnight In Car In Sub-Zero Cold

    In October, a Thornton officer wrote in a police report that he found her sitting in the driver's seat of apparently the same Ford sedan and smelling strongly of alcohol. Police were able to find the auto, which was completely covered in snow , at a parking lot of a strip mall in the area of East 120th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton at around noon Saturday.

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  • US Fed's Yellen says job market strong, signs of wage growth

    The U.S. job market has improved and wages are on the rise, according to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "Economists are not certain about many things", she remarked. She says that the increasing demand for people with college and graduate degrees reflects the need for higher technological skills and the impact of globalization, which allows goods and services to be produced anywhere.

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  • Sleet and freezing rain Sunday morning

    Sleet and freezing rain Sunday morning

    That one will not be almost as impactful as the front we are dealing with this weekend. We will see a break from the rain in the afternoon. Breezy conditions Saturday will linger into the night and act as a moisture pump to bring in humidity that will support the chance of rain beginning in the morning around Osceola County and pushing toward the coast by afternoon.

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  • Pakistan not to accept adjustment in Indus Waters Treaty

    Pakistan is opposing India's building of the Kishanganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric plants, saying that it violates the provisions of the treaty. It demanded the setting up of a court of arbitration. Though we are not opposed to any talks as we believe this is the only way forward to resolve all the outstanding issues, yet we will urge the government to enter into dialogue with India on water related issues only after the condition that India first stops work on ...

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  • California, Uber in showdown over self-driving cars

    The company did not respond to a request for comment about the state's legal threat. Uber Technologies barreling ahead with testing autonomous cars in San Francisco despite stiff opposition from the state of California, which called the company's experiment illegal and threatened to sue.

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  • 'Rogue One' soars to second-best December debut with $155M

    'Rogue One' soars to second-best December debut with $155M

    Rogue One has also been shortlisted among the 10 films most likely to receive a nomination for a visual effects Oscar ( half of which are Disney pictures ). This should serve the company well as it heads into future spinoff films, like 2018's Han Solo origin story. Paul Dergarabedian, an analyst with comScore, said the film lived up to expectations.

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  • Alec Baldwin Returns as Donald Trump for Saturday Night Live

    Alec Baldwin Returns as Donald Trump for Saturday Night Live

    Trump has said that he's not even sure Russian Federation was behind the hacking of Democratic campaign and committee emails. "You don't expect Tom Brady to tell the ref, 'Hey, let me try that touchdown pass again". Even Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton was resurrected in a spoof of the very exhausted holiday movie Love Actually . The mystery is soon solved when Bennett's shirtless Putin pops out of the fireplace.

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  • Curfew in Imphal after violence

    Curfew in Imphal after violence

    PTI adds: In the wake of heightened tension and violence, parts of Manipur capital Imphal were on Sunday brought under indefinite curfew and mobile internet services were snapped at various places to prevent spread of rumours over an alleged attack on a church.

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