• Morgan Freeman VISA Commercials Pulled Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
Morgan Freeman VISA Commercials Pulled Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Freeman, who has enjoyed a Hollywood career spanning five decades, has now been pulled from Visa adverts featuring his voice on Vancouver's SkyTrain line. He has served as the narrator for documentaries such as the Academy Award-winning " March of the Penguins " and hosts National Geographic 's "The Story of God".

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  • Reports say Essential has cancelled its second smartphone
Reports say Essential has cancelled its second smartphone

However it seems that we might have possibly seen the last of the company and their mobile efforts. In the meantime, Essential has allegedly canceled development of a second phone . As a result, Essential engineers are now focusing on a smart home product that might launch next year. This device could launch next year, though Essential ...

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  • Senators Reach Deal On Sexual Harassment Legislation
Senators Reach Deal On Sexual Harassment Legislation

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who became something of a spokeswoman for anti-sexual harassment efforts on Capitol Hill after she shared her own story of being sexually harassed, said in a statement prior to Thursday's vote that the Senate legislation "appears to shift the power back to the institution instead of the victims".

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  • Opposition MPs back federal government's rejection of planned Aecon takeover
Opposition MPs back federal government's rejection of planned Aecon takeover

Lu Shaye, China's ambassador to Canada, told The Canadian Press he hoped the decision was not guided by "prejudice" towards his country's state-owned companies. Lu urged Canada to "adjust its mindset" and embrace the idea that China's state-owned enterprises are not a national security threat to the North American country.

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  • Kanye, Kim Kardashian celebrate 4th wedding anniversary
Kanye, Kim Kardashian celebrate 4th wedding anniversary

When I came to NY I said to North , "You're going to be the woman of the house, you're in charge". "Thank you babe for giving me our family and caring so much about us", she wrote , "Thank you for inspiring me on a daily, I'm so lucky".

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  • North Korea DESPERATE to save Trump summit - pledges 'WILLING to resolve issues'
North Korea DESPERATE to save Trump summit - pledges 'WILLING to resolve issues'

It could also hurt US relations with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who was in the Oval Office just this week. Now he is likely to be damaged politically if the talks are entirely derailed. The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters in a daily briefing that the White House would wait for "concrete and verifiable s...

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  • Turkey has means to curtail currency shifts: President
Turkey has means to curtail currency shifts: President

The central bank's indirect intervention in the TRY has knocked the inflation-fueled currency back for now, but following President Erdogan's stated intent of taking firmer control of monetary policy after he wins the next election, further weakness could challenge Turkey's control over its currency.

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  • Two dead, 20 injured after train rams into truck in Italy
Two dead, 20 injured after train rams into truck in Italy

The accident was apparently caused by a truck that rolled onto the rail crossing just as the train was approaching. The train, running on a line that connects the cities of Turin and Ivrea in Italy's northern Piedmont region, crashed into a freight truck that had broken through a crossing barrier and become stuck on the tracks, according to Ita...

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  • Trump says US-China trade deal may be too hard to achieve
Trump says US-China trade deal may be too hard to achieve

Mnuchin said the president's directive is not "a function of backpedaling", but rather is similar to other times world leaders have called on Trump to discuss business matters. Still, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China had agreed to dramatically increase purchases of USA farm and energy products. By doing so, ZTE has broken an agree...

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  • I am Kareena Kapoor Khan and I am proud of it
I am Kareena Kapoor Khan and I am proud of it

The actress went on to say that having to smoke heavily while shooting scenes of the film made her nauseous and dizzy a lot. That was quite amusing because I have never done that in my career. "I won't say I am a feminist", she began, as her co-star, Sonam, a self-confessed feminist, cheered her on. Kareena thrashed those who tried to shame the c...

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  • JC Penney CEO Leaves Company to Become CEO of Lowes
JC Penney CEO Leaves Company to Become CEO of Lowes

Ellison is exiting to become the CEO of Lowe's - leaving Penney's without completing the much-needed turnaround. Also on his watch, J.C. Penney has dramatically expanded its line-up of Sephora shop-in-shops, which have been key drivers of sales amid a boom in beauty spending .

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  • Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe
Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe

The Thursday meeting will include FBI Director Wray along with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., Director of Intelligence Dan Coats and Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callahan.

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  • Trump on DOJ-FBI Probe: 'Follow the Money'
Trump on DOJ-FBI Probe: 'Follow the Money'

Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy as well as FBI Director Christopher Wray, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Ed O'Callaghan of the Justice Department will be attending. The Justice Department had originally rejected the request from Nunes, saying his request for information "regarding a specific individual" could have severe consequences,...

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  • RBSE 12th Result 2018 to be Announced Today at rajeduboard
RBSE 12th Result 2018 to be Announced Today at rajeduboard

Rajasthan Patrika had earlier reported that the RBSE result is being delayed because many schools in Rajasthan had delayed submitting the sessional marks of the students to the board. Out of the total number of students, at least 48,000 students registered for the Commerce stream and 2.25 lakh students registered in the Science stream.

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  • ZTE could face fresh US$1.3b fine, Trump says
ZTE could face fresh US$1.3b fine, Trump says

The amendment, crafted by Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen , was part of a broader bill that would give U.S. regulators more power to block foreign investment in the United States. "As far as ZTE is concerned, the president (Xi) asked me to look into it and I am doing that. Any changes to this will fully support the mandate of making sure our...

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  • 'Big Number' on Dodd-Frank Isn't as Big as Republicans Wanted
'Big Number' on Dodd-Frank Isn't as Big as Republicans Wanted

The House passage comes after disagreement between conservative House members and a more moderate bipartisan group that helped pass the bill in the Senate. It would increase the threshold for a bank being deemed "systemically important" from $50 billion to $250 billion in assets, a reprieve for institutions as large as American Express and BB&T.

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  • Sweden Distributes 'Be Prepared for War' Leaflet to all 4.8m Homes
Sweden Distributes 'Be Prepared for War' Leaflet to all 4.8m Homes

Illustrated with scenes of armed conflict, the 20-page resource contains information that the government says is necessary to ensure the population is "better prepared for dealing with serious events both in peacetime and - in the worst case scenario - war ".

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  • Stoke in talks to appoint Gary Rowett of Derby as new manager
Stoke in talks to appoint Gary Rowett of Derby as new manager

Derby County, where Rowett now coaches, have confirmed that an official approach from Stoke was made and that the manager asked permission to speak to the newly-demoted Championship outfit. Derby owner Mel Morris has already indicated that the club will not be able to spend big in the summer transfer market and will be making cuts across the b...

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  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'told to expect another conviction'
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'told to expect another conviction'

He said the judge told her to expect that "there will likely be another conviction and sentence against her". She is already serving a five-year jail term after being convicted of plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime - something she has always denied.

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  • Samsung India eyes 5% rise in smartphone market share
Samsung India eyes 5% rise in smartphone market share

Galaxy A6 + and J8 come with dual rear cameras . Under the hood, the Galaxy S Light Luxury boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor , 4GB of RAM , and 64GB of built-in storage . It is powered by the Exynos 7 Series with 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage ( supports external storage up to 256GB via microSD card).

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  • Emery set to succeed Wenger as Arsenal boss, say reports
Emery set to succeed Wenger as Arsenal boss, say reports

Emery will now step into the manager's job at the Emirates Stadium, where his reported budget is just £50million - quite the difference from the vast fortunes at his disposal at PSG . Emery's English is not completely fluent but the language barrier is not expected to be a problem. Arsenal have overseen a thorough search for their new man...

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  • 'Interview' Magazine Shutting Down After Nearly 50 Years
'Interview' Magazine Shutting Down After Nearly 50 Years

That development preceded the April departure of longtime editorial director Fabien Baron, who then reportedly sued the magazine $600,000 in unpaid wages. Baron and Poiblanc are just two of those claiming Interview owes them money. A similar lawsuit was filed by former president Dan Ragone in 2016. "I am saddened and surprised by the news that ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in Trump campaign ID'd
Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in Trump campaign ID'd

I don't know how to say this. "At one time , the president thought it was a wiretap". Neither Trump nor Giuliani provided any evidence of government infiltration into Trump's presidential campaign. He became the first person to be indicted by Mueller and has since pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators about his contacts with Russians an...

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  • NY court refuses to halt 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump
NY court refuses to halt 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation suit against Trump

Trump's legal team, led by Marc E. Kasowitz , wouldn't let this decision slide, and turned to the New York Court of Appeals to put the case on hold. The White House was not immediately available for comment. Zervos is one of more than a dozen women who have accused the president of sexual misconduct.

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  • Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader
Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader

Mahathir was ideal as prime minister right now as the new government goes about dismantling the obsolete and corrupt system put in place by the long-ruling United Malay National Organisation (UMNO)-led coalition, Anwar said. "Najib wasted a lot of Malaysia's money". Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years until in 2003, emerged from retir...

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