Entire broadband industry sues Vermont to stop state net neutrality law

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74) The nation’s largest broadband industry lobby groups have sued Vermont to stop a state law that requires ISPs to follow net neutrality principles in order to qualify for government contracts. The lawsuit was filed yesterday in US District Court in Vermont by mobile industry lobby CTIA, cable industry lobby […]

Superhero Bits: Is the 1966 Batmobile in ‘Joker,’ Eminem Performs ‘Venom’ on the Empire State Building & More

What’s the dumbest Venom storyline of all time? What is DC’s Legends of Tomorrow doing instead of the Arrowverse crossover this year? Did you know Deadpool 2 star Zazie Beetz auditioned for another key Marvel role? Is the 1966 Batmobile appearing in an upcoming DC Comics movie? Who might know Peter Parker‘s secret in Spider-Man: […]

Heart attack: How many nuts should you eat to avoid the life-threatening state?

Heart attacks occur when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. If you suspect a heart attack you should call 999 immediately as potential complications can be life-threatening. But a heart attack can be prevented from happening in the first place by making some easy lifestyle changes. […]

Storm Michael: Midterm campaigning in disarray after Florida governor declares state of emergency

Florida has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Michael which is due to hit the US coast next week. The cyclone has already affected some of the campaign trails of the 2018 midterm election hopefuls. On Sunday, Republican Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in 26 counties in the […]

US says Palestine ‘not a state,’ withdraws from Vienna Convention’s ‘optional protocol’

Published time: 3 Oct, 2018 17:30 Edited time: 3 Oct, 2018 17:47 The US is withdrawing from the “optional protocol” in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, John Bolton has confirmed. He said it follows a case brought by Palestine, challenging the US embassy’s move to Jerusalem. “I am announcing that the president has decided […]

‘I hope they didn’t do it’: State Dept in doubt over S-300 delivery, warns of ‘serious escalation’

The news of Russia completing the delivery of its S-300 air defense system to the Syrian Army has provoked a nervous reaction in Washington, as the US State Department said it still hopes that the delivery had not taken place. “I saw that report. I cannot confirm that it is accurate. I hope that they […]

Can you increase your state pension? One way you can boost what’s in your pot

The state pension is something many Britons will rely on claiming to live comfortably later in life. However, the facts surrounding pensions can be very complicated and difficult to understand. There are two types of pension, the basic state pension and the new state pension, and you will claim one or the other depending on […]