Citizen of the world: Ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges holds multiple passports

The plot thickens in the case of a former US Marine who was detained on spying charges in Russia before the New Year. It has emerged that Paul Whelan also holds UK and Irish passports, and maybe a Canadian one. The American was arrested in a posh hotel overlooking the Kremlin in Moscow by Federal […]

Khawaja holds key to levelling series

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja plays a shot on day three of the second Test match between Australia and India at Perth Stadium in Perth, Sunday, December 16, 2018. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY, IMAGES TO BE USED FOR NEWS REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY, NO COMMERCIAL USE WHATSOEVER, NO USE IN BOOKS WITHOUT PRIOR […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling holds as May returns to Brexit negotiations

The value of the pound against the euro has held today, after only having just slightly recovered following the leadership challenge on Wednesday night. The rate is now €1.1114 according to Bloomberg figures, while yesterday the pound rose against the euro at €1.110. The steady value of sterling comes as Theresa May returns to Brexit negotiations, […]

Midterms 2018 LIVE: Democrats take the House, GOP holds the Senate in a wild election night

Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images; Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images The 2018 midterm elections are upon us, and the country is anxiously awaiting to hear the results of an array of consequential races nationwide. There’s a lot at stake on Tuesday, November 6. So far the results have been a […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling holds onto ‘previous gains’ as Brexit optimism grows

The pound has retained the high levels its been trading at all week and creeped up even further. The growth comes despite new UK construction and manufacturing production data proving disappointing. Optimism regarding a Brexit deal should serve to keep the pound buoyant, said experts. The pound is currently trading at €1.144 against the euro, […]

Indian rupee sinks to record low after central bank unexpectedly holds rates

Thomson Reuters India’s central bank unexpectedly left rates unchanged Friday. The  Indian rupee fell to a record low following the announcement.  Watch the Indian rupee trade in real time here. India’s central bank unexpectedly held rates steady at 6.5% on Friday sending the rupee to a record low.  More than half of analysts surveyed by […]

Ratings: Million Little Things Starts Low, #OneChicago Slate Holds Steady

A Million Little Things drew a little over five million viewers with its Wednesday debut, to go along with a 1.1 demo rating. That marks Premiere Week’s weakest drama launch thus far, but for ABC it sharply improved the time slot over Designated Survivor‘s sophomore run (which averaged 3.9 mil and a 0.7). TVLine readers […]

Verizon holds $1 million contest for 5G education tech with AI, AR, or VR

In the foreseeable future, mixed reality glasses with 5G capabilities will change education, enabling some students to learn from far-away teachers and transforming fundamentals of the classroom experience for others. To make that future happen sooner for more kids, Verizon and NYC Media Lab are teaming up for the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge, a con…Read More

Power outage holds flights at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:19 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:29 Inbound and outbound flights are on hold in the US capital’s primary airport, as it experiences a complete power outage. Stranded travelers have been posting images of the sudden blackout on social media. Late Wednesday evening, the airport’s official account tweeted the management […]