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US House approves $81 billion for disaster aid

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The House is expected to vote on both the CR and the disaster bill this afternoon. Credit: Architect of the Capitol ( WASHINGTON ) - One day before Friday's deadline, the House of Representatives has passed a month-long extension that would fund the government and avoid a shutdown just before the holidays. Lire la suite »

First Allied submarine lost in World War One, found near New Guinea

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After years of searching, the wreck of World War I submarine AE1 has been found in waters off New Guinea. Twelve previous government-funded searches over the years had failed to locate the submarine. Vice Admiral Tim Barrett of the Australian Navy told Channel 7 that finding the submarine was "pure joy" and that the submarine had been sought for more than a century. Lire la suite »

Myanmar says two Reuters journalists remanded in custody

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We note that the United Nations has denied any suggestion that Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo work for the United Nations, or have contacted them regarding the situation in Rakhine State. According to the authorities, the journalists illegally acquired information with the intention of sharing it with foreign media. The spokesman said he was told by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Police that the two men being detained in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, were "in good condition" and had not been ... Lire la suite »

Un médecin fantôme grassement payé par un hôpital depuis 30 ans — Finistère

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Ubuesque: c'est le seul mot qui vient à l'esprit à la lecture de l'histoire rapportée par la Chambre régionale des comptes de Bretagne dans son rapport, rendu public jeudi 21 décembre. Au 31 octobre 2016, il percevait une rémunération brute de 7.400 euros par mois. Six ans plus tard, le directeur de l'établissement a demandé au médecin de partir à la retraite, ce que l'intéressé a refusé. Lire la suite »

Trump's approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%

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In 2016, Trump received slightly over 46% of the vote, while his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton received slightly over 48 percent. As Trump's first year in office comes to a close, three-in-ten Americans overall say that the country is better off than it was when he became president, while 45 percent say it is in worse shape. Lire la suite »

Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)

The stock increased 2.56% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $21.18. About 1.40M shares traded. Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC ) has risen 9.72% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Wealthcare Capital Lc holds 0% or 179 shares in its portfolio. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 937,054 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $14,852,305.90. Lire la suite »

November Jobless Rate Dips to 3.6 Percent in MA

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Connecticut Business and Industry Association economist Pete Gioia says this report signals a "full-blown crisis in jobs", noting Connecticut's unemployment rate is the highest in the region. The state needs 35,800 more jobs to reach an employment expansion. Also Thursday, the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported compensation costs for private employers in New England averaged $40.74 per hour worked in September. Lire la suite »

Here Are The Worst and Most Common Passwords of 2017

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Many "Star Wars" and "Game of Thrones" fans may want to rethink their computer passwords after reading one software company's list of the worst choices in 2017. "Unfortunately, while the newest episode may be a fantastic addition to the Star Wars franchise, "starwars" is a risky password to use", Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData, Inc., said in a press release. Lire la suite »

Apple's second-gen AirPods are coming in 2018

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As per the analyst, the new AirPods 2018 will reach upto 28 Million units for the next year which is a good mark in terms of a complete separate unit of Apple. For now, Kuo says that suppliers are having a tough time fulfilling the demand of current Airpods for the holiday season. Apple's AirPods are now manufactured by Inventec and Luxshare. Lire la suite »

Funeral Services Set for St. John's Woman Killed in Mexico Bus Crash

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Anna's mother, 78-year-old Fanya Shamis, of Florida, was also killed, relative Israel Franco told WUSA. He said he did not see the crash, but "the bus clearly lost control somehow as there were swerve marks all over the road surface". "We are doing all we can to care for our guests, including assisting with medical care and transportation", it said on Twitter. Martin said investigators were working to determine the cause of the crash, which occurred as the bus was on its way to the ruins ... Lire la suite »

North Korea Testing Anthrax Warheads for Ballistic Missiles

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North Korea is conducting biological weapons experiments to test the possibility of loading anthrax-laden warheads on its intercontinental ballistic missiles, it has been reported. Since coming to office in January, President Donald Trump has taken a different approach from previous administrations to the North Korean issue. In November, Kim Jong-un said a ballistic missile launch demonstrated his regime's ability to strike anywhere in U.S. Lire la suite »

Neymar Names Superstar Who Can Make A Difference In The World Cup

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Brazilian star Neymar has revealed his expectations for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Russian Federation next summer. Brazil, who have won the tournament five times, were drawn against the likes of Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia. "They are the best teams in the world and every game is a big game". "I think the best-known teams are the favourites, as always", Neymar was quoted as saying by FourFourTwo . Lire la suite »

Catalonian Separatists Claim Election Victory Over Spanish Gov't

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With almost all votes counted, the pro-independence parties Together for Catalonia (JxCat), Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Popular Unity (CUP) were together on course to win a total of 70 seats, giving them a majority. Courts later ordered the arrest of the former Catalan leaders. Ines Arrimadas, leader of the pro-Spanish unity party Ciutadans, promised her party will continue to fight the region's separatists. Lire la suite »

Retired Maine state trooper charged with fentanyl trafficking

Linscott was arrested after agents intercepted him delivering suspected Fentanyl to a customer in a parking lot of the Hannaford Store in Gorham. Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said state DEA agents were in place at the time of the alleged sale. Lire la suite »

Saudi king assures support for Palestinians in Jerusalem issue

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Riyadh sent a request for information to nuclear reactor suppliers in October in a first step towards opening a multi-billion-dollar tender competition for two nuclear power plants. "We hope that through the negotiations that will be taking place over the next few weeks with our American partners that we will find common ground that will allow the American government to meet the intent of American law", Falih said. Lire la suite »

Samsung could make $22 billion off next year's iPhones

That's about four times the number of panels Samsung supplied this year and is worth about $19.8-22 billion in revenue at a supply price of $110 United States dollars. Samsung will not remain the sole supplier of OLED panels to Apple for long. The Display Science Hall contains various demos of LG Display's current and future OLED applications, such as Wallpaper TV, Crystal Sound OLED, automobile use, dual-sided screen and Vertical Tiling OLED (VTO). Lire la suite »

White House demurs on Trump's UFO views

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Sanders fired back on Twitter and added that Lieu "should spend less time tweeting" and spend " more time doing your job". At the end of the White House briefing, Sanders was again asked about how the tax plan could affect Trump's taxes. Lire la suite »

CT State Police asking for help locating missing K9

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The missing man was found by police. K9 Texas, which is a Connecticut State Police Bloodhound, was helping with a search for a missing man near Wooster Mountain in Danbury around 6 p.m. Texas had been pulling strongly up the slope and continued tracking up to the ledge. He was wearing a green tracking vest. Anyone with information on Texas' whereabouts is urged to call the Connecticut State Police Troop A barracks at 203-267-2200. Lire la suite »

British passports will revert to blue after Brexit

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Some commentators even pointed out that the burgundy colour of most European Union passports is not even mandated by the European Union, and that Croatia now issues blue passports. Speaking in April this year, Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell said the burgundy European Union passport had been a source of national "humiliation" . Lire la suite »

Memorial held for deceased homeless in SLC

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The Salvation Army is remembering the lives that have been lost in part to homelessness in the past year. On this December solstice day, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless was calling attention to the almost 200 people sleeping outside every night. Lire la suite »