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Tweaks but No Tapering From ECB
- December 10, 2016

Euro higher was posted in Business of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on December 09, 2016 and was last updated on December 09, 2016. NEW YORK, Dec 9 U.S stocks followed Europe higher on Friday while the euro weakened against the dollar after the European Central Bank's Thursday decision to extend its stimulus program. (more...)
Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Officially Gets US and European Release Dates
- December 10, 2016

They have also announced that the video game will not have a PlayStation Vita version. With the addition of multiplayer functionality, players can form a party of up to four online to conquer swarms of enemies and defeat enormous monsters. One day, cousins and fellow knights-in-training Lazarel and Teresa reunite in the Kingdom of Harba, far from their Dunisian home. The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below, is the latest in a long line of these spin-offs. (more...)
Meghan Trainor cancels tour for vocal rest Meghan Trainor cancels tour for vocal rest
- December 10, 2016

A post on Trainor's Facebook page says she has not been feeling well and went to the doctor today and has been placed on strict vocal rest for the next two weeks. Meghan Trainor tried her best to say No to seasonal illness, but performing non-stop seems to have caught up with her. Trainor canceled tour dates a year ago when she underwent surgery for hemorrhaged vocal cords. (more...)
Naidu to head 13-member committee meet in Mumbai on Dec 8 Naidu to head 13-member committee meet in Mumbai on Dec 8
- December 10, 2016

UIDAI former Chairman Nandan Nilekani, Boston Consulting Group Chairman Janmejaya Sinha, netCORE Managing Director Rajesh Jain, iSPIRIT Co-founder Sharad Sharma and IIM (Ahmedabad) Professor (Finance) Jayant Varma are special invitees. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said, "National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is working towards making USSD simple and convenient... So, in another 15-20 days, we will have a new version of USSD with many strong and robust, easy-to-handle features". (more...)
American space legend John Glenn dies aged 95
- December 10, 2016

Inside the venue, which houses the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame including Glenn's inaugural 1990 class, artifacts such as Glenn's orbital map, his pilot helmet and flight gloves, and mission control consoles from his Friendship 7 flight were displayed. (more...)
Finally! You can download shows from Netflix Finally! You can download shows from Netflix
- December 10, 2016

KitGuru Says: While you won't be able to watch the entire Netflix library in offline mode, you do get access to some pretty good shows and movies. The Los Gatos, Calif., video streaming firm said the download function is available for both iOS and Android operating systems, for a mix of original and licensed content. (more...)
Keep Your Streams to Yourself With Hulu Profiles Keep Your Streams to Yourself With Hulu Profiles
- December 10, 2016

When Hulu subs create a profile the service will walk them through a "taste picking experience" that tells the service what types of shows and movies they like and don't like. How do "Kids profiles" work? Hulu's new personalization feature is initially supported on Web browsers, but will be coming go "the most popular Hulu devices over the next couple of weeks", Hulu's Richard Irving explained in this blog post. (more...)
What Donald Trump's EPA pick says the role of the EPA is
- December 10, 2016

Pruitt said he plans to run the EPA "in a way that fosters both responsible protection of the environment and freedom for American businesses". Pruitt is wrong, wrong, wrong for the post simply because of his firm convictions on environmental regulations, his opponents say. (more...)
Police Says Washington Restaurant Shooting Suspect Wanted To Save Kids
- December 10, 2016

Though it is hard to definitively debunk fantastic claims - just as it would be hard to prove that Donald Trump is not a disguised lizard person - the theories about the Comet Ping Pong shooting have no evidence to back them up, and police have said that Edgar Maddison Welch was a follower of the PizzaGate theory and was compelled to take action when he genuinely believed there were children being molested and murdered at Comet Ping Pong . (more...)
Tribes suing over pipeline willing to put claims on hold Tribes suing over pipeline willing to put claims on hold
- December 10, 2016

The segment under Lake Oahe is the only remaining big chunk of construction. The teeth of winter are closing on the makeshift camp in North Dakota where demonstrators are trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a "top priority" when he takes office next month, while opponents who have protested the project for months are vowing to stay put on their sprawling North Dakota ... (more...)
New report shows doping institutional and systemic among Russian athletes New report shows doping institutional and systemic among Russian athletes
- December 10, 2016

Sports fans and spectators have been deceived and it is time that this stops, he said. The report included evidence of DNA mismatches, where a tampered B sample did not match the DNA of previous specimens and cases of sample swapping between male and female athletes. (more...)
Federation issues statement opposing 'heartbeat' abortion bill Federation issues statement opposing 'heartbeat' abortion bill
- December 10, 2016

On Thursday, the OH state legislature passed another anti-abortion bill, which would ban abortion from 20 weeks. That follows House approval Tuesday night of the so-called heartbeat bill, which would prohibit abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat is detected. (more...)
Astronaut and US Senator John Glenn has died
- December 10, 2016

Ad astra", NASA tweeted, echoing the famous words radioed by fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter to Glenn before he circled the Earth in 1962. The Ohio native was born and bred in a time of great patriotism and war, and from that era Glenn arose as a national symbol and hero during America's Post-WWII golden age. (more...)
Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade
- December 10, 2016

On Tuesday, cars with odd-numbered registration numbers were banned from driving in the city. For the third day running, Parisians could use all public transport free of charge. It is the fourth time in 20 years that Paris has had to impose this sort of traffic ban in response to unsafe pollution levels. Lack of wind has allowed pollution remain in the city prompting Hidalgo to act. (more...)
Group to protest end of MI recount
- December 10, 2016

More than 20 counties so far were recounting ballots, and more were poised to start Thursday. Jill Stein , who is requesting the recount, received less than one-percent of the vote. The removals by Chief Justice Robert Young and Justice Joan Larsen came two days after a federal judge halted the recount in mi that began Monday. (more...)
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Secures China Release Date
- December 10, 2016

But according to "Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards , Lucas loved his film. Set around 20 years after Revenge Of The Sith, where Jedi Knights were nearly rendered extinct, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda are in hiding and Luke Skywalker is yet to learn of his potential, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story won't feature any Jedi. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency concluded Russian Federation attempted to help Trump win White House
- December 10, 2016

In a stunning response to widening claims of a Russian espionage operation targeting the presidential race, Trump's camp risked an early feud with the Intelligence community on which he will rely for top secret assessments of the greatest threats facing the United States. (more...)
Trump ties to NBC's 'Apprentice' raise conflict questions for news, entertainment branches
- December 10, 2016

As executive producer , Trump will nearly certainly not be involved in the day-to-day operations of the show, but his name will appear second in the credits, per Variety , after Mark Burnett, who helped create " The Apprentice ". Trump is expected to speak about separating himself from his business and other companies at a news conference on December 15. Apprentice was created by Burnett with the hope to recruit a new CEO every season who will eliminate entrepreneur contestants who try ... (more...)
Trump's Homeland Security Pick: Gen. Kelly, Former US Southern Command Chief Trump's Homeland Security Pick: Gen. Kelly, Former US Southern Command Chief
- December 10, 2016

You've got immigration, Customs and Border Protection, the Federal Emergency Management Agency , the Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration, the Secret Service, and national cybersecurity, among others. "He's forming a pickup team on the fly". He also said he expects to name his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post. (more...)
Gov. Snyder: Lower Michigan flags to honor John Glenn
- December 10, 2016

Glenn returned to space at age 77 and Anderson was very impressed at his physical ability. Last Thursday, our country said " Godspeed, John Glenn " again as we said goodbye to him as he died at the age of 95. He grew up in New Concord, 70 miles east of Columbus, and told the crowd of asking his parents to stop at the airport so he could watch planes take off and land. (more...)

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