• Dish and CBS reach deal after Thanksgiving NFL blackout
Dish and CBS reach deal after Thanksgiving NFL blackout

CBS' streaming service was the only way for fans to watch the game. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the deal ended a two-day blackout that affected major markets such as Dallas, Los Angeles , New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Atlanta.

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  • Thomas Cook shares tumble as United Kingdom profits drop 40 percent
Thomas Cook shares tumble as United Kingdom profits drop 40 percent

The company also pointed to a surge in costs from fraudulent illness claims and a big bill supporting 10,000 customers caught up in Hurricane Irma , which devastated parts of the Caribbean and the USA state of Florida. Thomas Cook has been struggling amid a price war for Spanish holidays, which partly contributed to the collapse of smaller rival M...

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  • Willian admits pundits will question Champions League penalty vs Qarabag
Willian admits pundits will question Champions League penalty vs Qarabag

Belgium global Hazard fired the Blues in front from the spot after defender Rashad Sadygov was controversially adjudged to have fouled Willian inside the area. "We have to work during the flight, to prepare the game against Liverpool ", Conte explained. "Some players played only 60 or 65 minutes so we are ready for Saturday".

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  • European researchers claim to have identified North Korea's list of targets
European researchers claim to have identified North Korea's list of targets

Critics have pointed out the US decision will further escalate tensions between the two countries after Trump, on Monday, put the country back on the list, saying, "Should have happened a long time ago". In recent months, the North conducted its most powerful nuclear test yet and tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that could poten...

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  • Ahead of polls, Congress could have done without the 'Chaiwala' controversy
Ahead of polls, Congress could have done without the 'Chaiwala' controversy

The Youth Congress has been roundly slammed on social media after its official online magazine issued a tweet insulting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's humble beginnings as a tea seller. "Despite huge political differences with BJP and having suffered abuse from their leaders, we respect the PM and all the political opponents". "Does Crown Prince ...

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  • Three LeT terrorists from Pakistan killed in north Kashmir encounter
Three LeT terrorists from Pakistan killed in north Kashmir encounter

He further added that three other jawans have suffered bullet injuries in the incident. "Three Pakistani LeT terrorists were killed, arms and ammunition were recovered", IG Munir Khan told news agency ANI. The militants reportedly opened fire upon the search party, triggering an encounter. In a separate encounter in the same district, an Army jawan...

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  • Lahore court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed
Lahore court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Saeed's advocate A.K. Dogar earlier said the JuD leaders had been detained merely on the basis of allegations, without any substantial evidence against them, and called the call for extending the detention "illegal" and a "violation of basic rights".

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  • At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria
At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria

The blast occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning while worshippers were holding prayer. Police spokesman Abubakar Othman said the death toll was at least 50 but could rise "as those seriously injured could add to the figure". Noting the current moves by the IGP to review police personnel and strategy in the state, the president directed...

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  • Morning shower, good travel day heading to Thanksgiving
Morning shower, good travel day heading to Thanksgiving

Mostly sunny, breezy, and milder. This will cause temperatures to gradually warm up, as well. The weather service says skies across the Lehigh Valley will be dry on Friday , but it will be a chilly morning for shoppers as temperatures should start out in the upper 20s.

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  • Time could be running out for missing Argentine sub; flares reported
Time could be running out for missing Argentine sub; flares reported

The missing submarine - ARA San Juan - has a crew of 44. "A warship has a lot of backup systems, to allow it to move from one to another when there is a breakdown", naval commander Gabriel Galeazzi said. The Argentine military has also been working with a United States company that specializes in satellite communication to determine the locatio...

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  • Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon weeks after resignation
Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon weeks after resignation

Hariri, who arrived at his residence in Paris in the early hours of the morning, told Aoun in a phone call from Paris that he would be in Lebanon on Wednesday for the celebrations, the Lebanese president said on Twitter. Okab Saqr, a member of parliament for Hariri's Future Movement, said after Hariri's visit to France he would have "a small Arab t...

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  • Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore
Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore

Trump spoke to reporters Tuesday at the White House before leaving for a Thanksgiving break at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. "We don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat", Trump added. But Trump on Tuesday left the door open to campaigning with Moore. Speaking on Sunday, Speier said that an investigation into Franken needs...

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  • Rex Tillerson condemns LGBTI persecution on Transgender Day of Remembrance
Rex Tillerson condemns LGBTI persecution on Transgender Day of Remembrance

This year has been the deadliest on record in the United States for transgender people known to have been killed. The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester , a transgender woman who was killed in 1998.

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  • Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure
Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure

North Korea was taken off the USA list of state sponsors of terror in 2008 during nuclear negotiations with the George W. Bush administration. In fact, it did: From 1988 to 2008, North Korea was on the U.S. That fuelled geopolitical uncertainty, raising demand for safe-haven gold as market participants feared that North Korea could retaliate s...

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  • United States deploys unmanned submersibles in Argentine submarine search
United States deploys unmanned submersibles in Argentine submarine search

Authorities last had contact with submarine ARA San Juan on Wednesday as it was on a voyage from the extreme southern port of Ushuaia to the city of Mar del Plata. There has been no contact with the ARA San Juan , a German-built diesel-electric sub, since early Wednesday. Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from the submarine's base in Mar ...

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  • Robert Mugabe impeachment CONFIRMED as dictator 'let wife Grace usurp power'
Robert Mugabe impeachment CONFIRMED as dictator 'let wife Grace usurp power'

In his speech, he also noted he would attend the Zanu-PF party's special congress next month - giving no indication he planned to step down anytime soon. "If not, we are bringing the people of Zimbabwe back to the streets", he said Monday, as he also threatened legal action against the president. Zimbabwe's state-run broadcaster says ruling party...

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  • Madhya Pradesh first state to ban Padmavati release
Madhya Pradesh first state to ban Padmavati release

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also sided with those protesting against the film, saying that Padmavati will not be allowed to hit the cinema halls in his state even if the Central Board of Film Certification clears its screening.

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  • AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young is Dead at 64
AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young is Dead at 64

He took great pride in all that he endeavored. In a further statement to SBS in Australia, AC/DC added: "Renowned for his musical prowess, Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many". Giants of the music world took to social media to express their shock and hail Young's lasting influence. "I'm sad...

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  • Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia
Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia

Arab foreign ministers gathered at the League's headquarters in Cairo Sunday for an emergency meeting called by Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia has ratcheted up pressure on Iran, accusing Tehran of trying to expand its influence in Arab countries, often through proxies including the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah group.

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  • Liberal MSNBC Host Calls Bill Clinton a 'Predator'
Liberal MSNBC Host Calls Bill Clinton a 'Predator'

Gillibrand said Thursday that Clinton should have resigned the presidency because of his relationship with Lewinsky, although Gillibrand campaigned along with him on behalf of his wife Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. The statement came at a time when the topic of sexual misconduct is reverberating around Capitol Hill-as it is aro...

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  • Gusty winds, rain showers, and thunderstorms develop for Saturday
Gusty winds, rain showers, and thunderstorms develop for Saturday

Saturday , there is a 50 percent chance of showers before noon. Snow totals there should only reach an inch or so. A cold front will sweep through the state from west to east on Sunday . So expect a dry day with partly sunny skies, but a little brisk and colder with highs settling back down into the mid 40s, a bit cooler than average for late Nove...

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  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's Son Killed With Four Other Militants In Hajin Encounter
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's Son Killed With Four Other Militants In Hajin Encounter

The encounter between the security forces and militants is underway, Kalia said. "One of the militants named Owaid is the son of Zaki-ur-Rehman Maki and nephew of Zaki-Ur- Rehman Lakhvi" (the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind), tweeted Director general of Police SP Vaid.

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  • Miss India Manushi Chhillar Wins Miss World 2017
Miss India Manushi Chhillar Wins Miss World 2017

Reports are coming that this time it's Haryana's 20-year-old beauty Manushi Chhillar won the title. Her entire family, including her brother and sister, were present at the pageant. It is not always about cash, but love and respect as well. Mother should get highest respect, " was her reply that impressed the judges. Now, the reports are saying...

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  • Kellyanne Conway: Trump Reacted to Franken But Not 'Old' Roy Moore Story
Kellyanne Conway: Trump Reacted to Franken But Not 'Old' Roy Moore Story

With the country confronting revelations of sexual impropriety by powerful men in entertainment and politics, Trump's status as someone accused months before the recent wave of news stories is also a complication for the White House . In interviews on Thursday and Friday, Tweeden accepted the apology and said on "Good Morning America" that she was...

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  • Twitter Users Who Don't Behave Will Lose Their 'Verified' Status
Twitter Users Who Don't Behave Will Lose Their 'Verified' Status

Verification helps promote the accounts, with Twitter thus giving them semiofficial consent. Twitters said it was reviewing verified accounts and will remove verification from users whose behaviour did not fall within the guidelines .

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  • Trump Reverses Obama's Ban On Importing Trophies From Elephant Hunts
Trump Reverses Obama's Ban On Importing Trophies From Elephant Hunts

Fish and Wildlife Service said in a statement. According to the Great Elephant Census , undertaken by a team of ecologists and biologists who spent years surveying the expansive African savannah in airplanes, the population of African elephants decreased by 30 percent in the 18 countries studied between 2009 and 2016, which include both ...

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  • United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe
United Nations braces for likely Russian veto of Syria gas attacks probe

Before the voting, Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said Russian Federation was withdrawing its draft as the Security Council had refused to satisfy Moscow's request to consider the U.S. The Russian OPCW envoy, Alexander Shulgin, said a week ago that the investigation in fact is particularly " skewed " towards...

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  • Offer rejected, college strike continues at Sheridan College's Mississauga and Brampton campuses
Offer rejected, college strike continues at Sheridan College's Mississauga and Brampton campuses

Being in a college and university-based program has its perks, but when it comes to this strike, we students are definitely getting the short end of the stick. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the government would table back-to-work legislation in Ontario's legislature today, in hope of returning students to class on Monday.

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  • Trump and his awkward way of
Trump and his awkward way of "staying hydrated"

Unflattering comparisons to Marco Rubio's moment of dry-mouth in 2013 were common, something Trump has, himself, mocked on Twitter and during the campaign. "'I need water, help me I need water". Trump held up and opened a bottle of water, saying, "It's Rubio". After opening it with some apparent difficulty, he took a quick, awkward drink and co...

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  • Supreme Court backs Scottish minimum alcohol pricing plans
Supreme Court backs Scottish minimum alcohol pricing plans

The Scottish Ministers have prepared a draft order specifying a minimum price per unit of 50 pence but neither the 2012 Act nor the order have been brought into force pending the outcome of this legal challenge. During a hearing in July, the judges heard argument from the organisation that minimum unit pricing (MUP) is "disproportionate" and illega...

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  • Roy Moore's lawyer casts doubt on accuser's story, yearbook inscription
Roy Moore's lawyer casts doubt on accuser's story, yearbook inscription

The Alabama Republican's campaign for the Senate has been rocked by allegations of sexual improprieties with underage girls. None said he forced them into sexual contact, but one, Leigh Corfman, said Moore took off her shirt and trousers, removed his clothes, touched her over her bra and underpants and guided her hand over his underwear.

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  • Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France
Lebanon's 'detained' premier to travel to France

The comments were his first in public since he quit from Riyadh on November 4. Hariri's father, Rafik Hariri, was assassinated in a auto bomb explosion in 2005, which officials believe was planted by Hezbollah agents, and Hariri said he feared the same fate.

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  • Iran Quake Survivors Complain of Slow Aid Effort
Iran Quake Survivors Complain of Slow Aid Effort

Hundreds of ambulances and dozens of army helicopters reportedly joined the rescue effort after Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the government and armed forces to mobilise "all their means". Women's cries filled the night air, but it was too early to sleep. "We need blankets and tents". Fifty people had died here in a massive ...

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  • Netanyahu's Offer to Send Aid to Iran, Iraq Quake Victims Turned Down
Netanyahu's Offer to Send Aid to Iran, Iraq Quake Victims Turned Down

We see Israel as the protector of the Druze community". US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday affirmed the joint efforts to stabilise Syria as its civil war wanes. The issue of the Iranian military presence on the Israeli borders received additional boost last week after Jordan, Russia and the United States sign...

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  • Forest Baptist Church gets ready for Operation Christmas Child
Forest Baptist Church gets ready for Operation Christmas Child

The Williams community is joining tens of thousands of US families to make an impact in the lives of children in need. "The first distribution site, I just cried", she said. The collection officially began Monday and will come to a close Sunday in order to prepare the boxes for shipping. They will not know where this year's collection goes until ...

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