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Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO after rift with founders

Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO after rift with founders Infosys had said in April it meant to return $2 billion to shareholders before March 2018 while also announcing the appointment of an independent director as co-chairman, both moves largely seen as attempts to calm the founders. "I am extremely anguished by the allegations, tone and tenor of the statement ". After a couple of years of allegations and counter allegations, the conflict now see... [Full Article...]

State Senator Under Fire After Calling For Trump's Assassination

State Senator Under Fire After Calling For Trump's Assassination Did I mean the statement? No. Absolutely not", she claimed. The Democrat later deleted that message and told St. Louis Public Radio that she shouldn't have written it. Missouri Senate Democratic Caucus leader Sen. Nevertheless, they still had to accept the consequences of their actions, and Senator Chappelle Nadal must do the same. [Full Article...]

Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up

Canada pushes back as NAFTA talks heat up The Trump administration lectured Canada and Mexico on the failures of the current agreement at an opening news conference Wednesday morning, while behind closed doors negotiators began to seek significant concessions from America's neighbors. [Full Article...]

White House to elevate cyber to full combatant command

White House to elevate cyber to full combatant command Cyber Command from the National Security Agency (NSA). President Donald Trump has elevated the Department of Defense's Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command status, a status most often reserved for geographical commands. At the direction of the President, The Department of Defense elevated the USA military's Cyber Command, which oversees the defense of the military's information ne... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom seeks temporary customs deal to dodge Brexit cliff edge

United Kingdom seeks temporary customs deal to dodge Brexit cliff edge She said rights enshrined in the Good Friday peace agreement, including the right to claim Irish citizenship, would be maintained after the UK's departure from the EU. "While political settlement can happen late in the day, businesses need far longer to implement changes to systems or supply chains and both sides need to arrive at a settlement as quickly as possible". [Full Article...]

North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order'

North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order' He said the USA has a "pretty good idea" of North Korea's intentions, but Pompeo declined to provide specifics. Trump said the USA military was "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to any attack on its territories. The tough talk capped a week in which long-standing tensions between the countries risked abruptly boiling over. Mr Kim was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map reading "Str... [Full Article...]

Moon stresses Seoul's initiative in solving Korean security crisis

Moon stresses Seoul's initiative in solving Korean security crisis Both Russia and China have previously denounced North Korea's missile launches, but have also called on the USA to halt military drills in the region. North Korea said its last test of an intercontinental ballistic missile in late August was a "perfect and big success" with both re-entry and warhead control capabilities showing no fault. [Full Article...]

Terrorist Attack Confirmed In Barcelona

Terrorist Attack Confirmed In Barcelona In the tragic incident, as many as 13 people have lost their lives, local media reports say, while CNN says over 50 people have received serious injuries. In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE , three people were lying on the ground in the street Thursday afternoon and were apparently being helped by police and others. [Full Article...]

In open letter, Taliban urges Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan

In open letter, Taliban urges Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan When asked if President Donald Trump had confidence in Gen. John Nicholson as the top USA commander in Afghanistan , Mattis replied, "ask the President", and voiced his own support for the general. Trump has yet to announce a strategy for Afghanistan, but Mattis said one is "very, very close". "[Nicholson] has the confidence of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". [Full Article...]

Trump Executive Order Aims to Speed Infrastructure Projects

Trump Executive Order Aims to Speed Infrastructure Projects Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday, Aug. 15, rolling back regulations on approval processes for public infrastructure projects . A fact sheet the administration released with its budget on May 23 calls for designating a single federal entity to shepherd each project through the review and permitting process instead of navigating multiple agencies, as well as shifting infrastructure ... [Full Article...]

Government doubles down on Labor 'conspiracy' theory

Government doubles down on Labor 'conspiracy' theory Pyne said the government would take action to refer any Labor MPs with questionable status to the High Court at the same time as Joyce. The query came after he discussed the citizenship issue with a staffer of Labor senator Penny Wong. Mr Hipkins has been reprimanded by opposition party leader Jacinda Ardern for getting involved in the issue, which has caused fierce debate in Australia. [Full Article...]

Satellite images show 'probable man-made objects' near suspected MH370 site

Satellite images show 'probable man-made objects' near suspected MH370 site Greg Hood, Chief Commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), said that although the underwater search for MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean had been suspended in January 2017, some residual analysis activity had continued. [Full Article...]

Air carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at her home port of Portsmouth

Air carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at her home port of Portsmouth The carrier will support deployment of F-35 Lightning II fighter jets, which are slated to commence trial flights next year from the vessel's deck. Road closures are being put in place in Old Portsmouth, Southsea seafront and parts of the city centre. [Full Article...]

Grace Mugabe: Zimbabwe's fiercely loyal first lady

Grace Mugabe: Zimbabwe's fiercely loyal first lady The Zimbabwean president's wife, Grace Mugabe , has reportedly bought a multi-million pound house in Johannesburg amid an increasingly heated struggle over question marks over the successor to Robert Mugabe. Ms. Bungu was referring to President Mugabe's spokesman, George Charamba, who did not return repeated phone calls or respond to text messages seeking comment. [Full Article...]

Objects of interest captured in MH370 zone

Objects of interest captured in MH370 zone The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 lasted three years and cost $160 million, but failed to find the missing airplane. MH370 was a scheduled passenger flight bound for Beijing from Kuala Lumpur . Malaysia's deputy transport minister Aziz Kaprawi declined to comment on the agency's report, saying that he was awaiting further information from Australian authorities. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba: 'Last season it was all about the price tag

Paul Pogba: 'Last season it was all about the price tag Playing alongside best pal, Romelu Lukaku, too - is a match made in heaven for the France global as the two look to spearhead Jose Mourinho's men's league campaign and their return to the Champions League. It feels like unfinished business for a player who left Manchester for Turin over a his lack of first-team chances at Old Trafford. However, he was better than many give him credit for last se... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is Now the Most Liked in Twitter History

Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is Now the Most Liked in Twitter History His first of three tweets has been liked 2.8 million times and retweeted 1.1 million times. Obama's tweet included a photo of him greeting small children of various ethnicities at a day care center in Bethesda, Md., in 2011. We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for. Trump's remarks on Tuesday, and his apparent failure to denounce white nationalism during a Saturday speech, has ... [Full Article...]

Swift sends flowers to Denver company that supported her

Swift sends flowers to Denver company that supported her Because Swift is consistently gracious and grateful, not to mention always lavishing her fans and friends with gifts and praise, she thanked the lovely people at Craftsy with a handsome assortment of flowers. While Swift was dismissed , her mother, Andrea, and her radio relations manager, Frank Bell, remained as defendants in the suit, as they ― not Swift ― notified Denver country music sta... [Full Article...]

Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz

Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Conservative Christopher Herrod, with the backing of Sens. Rand PaulRand PaulGlimmer of hope in bipartisan criminal justice reform effort Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies No. Ainge is the son of Danny Ainge, a household name in the Beehive State because of his basketball stardom at Brigham Young University and long careers as an NBA player and executive. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore & Luther Strange Will Face Off In Alabama GOP Senate Primary

Roy Moore & Luther Strange Will Face Off In Alabama GOP Senate Primary Moore won that 2012 primary without even needing a runoff - and then defeated a spirited Democrat in the general election. Unusual and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore will compete in the runoff next month. Wednesday morning, Trump tweeted once again about odd, stating his endorsement helped the senator with voters. Odd also said he thought Trump's endorsement would get him over the ... [Full Article...]


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