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Amazon in talks to develop Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

Variety reports that the discussions are now in the very early stages and have not resulted in a deal being struck, but the fact that discussions are happening...


Trump Twitter Account Shut Down by Employee on Last Work Day

Before Twitter's statement, some speculated that Trump himself may have deactivated his account or he may have been hacked . US Representative Ted Lieu, a De...


National Football League owners called for depositions in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

We reached out to the Seahawks for comment - so far, no word back. Kaepernick's high-profile lawyer Mark Geragos last month confirmed that a grievance was...


What happened to PV Sindhu bad experience with Indigo ground staff

Ajay Jasra, IndiGo's director, corporate communications, told Deccan Chronicle: "We have already contacted Mr Ajeetesh, our ground staff, regarding the issue an...


Twitter steps up security after Trump account cut off

Twitter previously discussed implementing additional security measures created to limit access to "Very Important Tweeters", or "VITs", but ultimately decided o...


German Man Finds Unexploded WWII Bomb In Backyard. It Was An Eggplant

Early Thursday morning, November 2, 81-year-old man called the police and excitedly announced that he had found in the garden of unexploded ordnance. And when...


Iran parades ballistic missile on 38th anniversary of hostage crisis

In an interview with Iran IRIB1 Negahe Yek on Saturday, Salehi said Amano has a special responsibility at this time, and the IAEA is the only authority that can...


BC unemployment rate remains in good shape

Over the past 12 months, employment is now up 1.7 per cent, or nearly 310,000 jobs. Saskatchewan lost 4,000 jobs in October. There were 18,400 new jobs crea...


Help this 9-year-old cancer patient celebrate Christmas early

So his family is planning an early Christmas for him and asking people to send Jacob homemade Christmas cards now. "He got some cards from this Halloween, and...


PV Sindhu slams IndiGo over 'bad experience'

Sindhu had earlier tweeted, "Sorry to say.I had a very bad experience when I was flying by 6E 608 flight to Bombay on 4th November the ground staff by name Mr a...


Priyanka Chopra is among Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women 2017

In 1986, Shobhana Bharita, daughter of the industrialist KK Birla, inherited the Hindustan Times Group and became the first woman chief executive of a nationa...


Bank of England raises interest rates in symbolic act

While Britain's big banks jumped at the chance to increase charges on their mortgages this week, they were in no hurry to pass benefits on to savers. Lloyds h...


16-inch zucchini sets off bomb scare in Germany

He told cops he had found in his backyard what appeared to be an unexploded bomb from World War II. The report stated that "bomb" was discovered 81-year-old p...


Iran marks seizure of United States embassy 38 years on amid escalating encounter

Demonstrators burned an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump, as well as Israeli and U.S. flags. He said that during the 18 months of negotiations leading to t...


Bitcoin price shatters record by reaching $7000 for the first time

Analysts were very bullish on the news, predicting that such a move is what has pushed bitcoin to new highs. CME's futures will be cash-settled and based on t...


Killed in Shooting at Colorado Walmart, Gunman Still at Large

The police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. "W...


Forget your checked luggage - this airline is weighing passengers

Sami Suokas, manager of customer processes at Finnair , told the newspaper Helsinki Times : "We want to make sure we have the best possible data at our dispos...


Hurricanes, earthquake drag down profit at Buffett's Berkshire

The five analysts surveyed by FactSet expected Berkshire Hathaway to report operating earnings per Class B share of $1.59. Buffett, 87, has run Berkshire ...


Rare Scotch whisky at eight thousand pounds-a-dram is fake

But following a series of investigative and forensic tests carried out by Scottish whisky valuation service Rare Whisky 101, in conjunction with the hotel, the ...


Trump pleas for Saudi Arabia to list state oil company in US

The Saudi oil giant has previously been tipped to list in London, prompting a major debate in the City over whether to bend Stock Exchange rules to allow the h...


Amazon reportedly eyeing a 'Lord of the Rings' TV series

Even if Amazon does pull it off, it's going to be a while before you'll be enjoying Middle-Earth in serialized form. The Lord of the Rings is a famous fra...


Former Calgary Stampeder accused of killing wife

And on Friday, charges were filed against him for allegedly kidnapping his son from school last month - behavior that he had allegedly tried to blame on injurie...


Mueller estimates 3-week trial for Manafort: Court records

They've been placed on house arrest and released on multi-million dollar bonds. Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, said he expects to file pre-trial motions to...


IShares Core MSCI EAFE (IEFA) Declines 0.09% for Nov 4

The Williams %R is similar to the Stochastic Oscillator except it is plotted upside-down. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (the Fu...


Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Trading Up - Shorts Down -5.04%

Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc increased Bank Amer Corp Com ( BAC ) stake by 17.98% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Segment Wealth Management Llc, whic...


Bournemouth exits EPL drop zone with late goal at Newcastle

Daniels' corner came courtesy fo Elliot palming a Jermain Defoe strike behind, and Cook nodded back across goal into the opposite corner to secure a vital win...


Broadcom reportedly mulling $100B takeover of Qualcomm

Both Broadcom and Qualcomm have pending deals that could be affected by a merger. Shares of Qualcomm jumped 12.7 per cent to US$61.81, while Broadcom's st...


National Football League owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

Other teams and league officials are expected to be deposed as well. Kaepernick's high-profile lawyer Mark Geragos last month confirmed that a grievance w...


Man finds 'World War Two bomb' but it's actually a massive courgette

The offending vegetable, which was very dark in color, weighed about five kilograms (11 pounds). The police with a sense of humor came to the situation, and d...


Former Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy joins BJP

They say, "Remove Mukul Roy and BJP, save Bengal". Sovan Chatterjee, the Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation and senior Trinamool Congress leader echoe...


Auto on pitch stops play with Uttar Pradesh in the driving seat

In a weird occurrence, a man drove onto the field of play and over the pitch during a Ranji Trophy encounter between hosts Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on Friday...


Prince George's unemployment rate dips to 5.2% in October

Canada's economy pumped out 35,000 new jobs in October almost twice as many as economists were forecasting, Statistics Canada reported Friday. Employment r...


Paytm starts in-app chat service

Called Inbox, the feature enables users to chat with friends and family as well as send and request money. The messaging platform is encrypted end-to-end, and...


Canada improves in gender parity: WEF report

These economies are "putting in place more gender-equal opportunities regardless of their level of economic development", said Stefanova Ratcheva. Each country ...


Whitbread plc (WTB) Rating Lowered to Equal weight at Morgan Stanley

NEXT plc is a United Kingdom-based retailer offering clothing, footwear, accessories and home products. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " RPC Group PLC (RPC) PT Ra...