Anthony Davis REQUESTS trade: Lakers on red alert as LeBron James agent drops shock demand

The stunning report comes from NBA expert Adrian Wojnarowski, who spoke to Paul about Davis’ desire to leave. He wrote on Twitter: “Agent Rich Paul has notified the New Orleans Pelicans that All-NBA forward Anthony Davis has no intention of signing a contract extension if and when presented and that he has requested a trade, […]

‘Burdensome’ transparency? US agency wants to ignore FOIA requests, in Americans’ best interests

The US Department of the Interior seeks to reserve the right to ignore any FOIA requests from the public that it deems too “burdensome” to fulfil. The move amounts to censorship and is a crackdown on transparency, critics argue. Claiming that it is overwhelmed by the volume of requests from journalist and the general public, […]

Britain requests UN Security Council meeting on OPCW report into Salisbury poisoning

The UK has requested a UN Security Council meeting next week to discuss the OPCW’s report into the Salisbury poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) published a summary of its analysis, which confirmed the British findings on the nerve agent used in last month’s poisoning of […]

Melania Trump colours White House BLUE – as Donald requests 'secret' Stormy Daniels trial

Melania Trump, 47, is the First Lady of the USA and is the wife of Donald Trump, 71, President of the USA. The Stormy Daniels news – concerning the porn star’s alleged affair with the President – has recently surrounded the pair’s marriage. A Twitter post from Melania’s representative Stephanie Grisham addressed the rumours last week. […]

Google has received 2.4 million ‘right to be forgotten’ URL delisting requests and fulfilled 43%

Google revealed that it has received 2.4 million de-indexing requests following the “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) ruling in Europe, and it has acted on 43 percent of those requests. The new figures constitute part of the internet giant’s semi-regular search removals transparency report, which it yesterday revealed will now provider further details on the […]

Astound launches to automate employee service requests with AI

A new startup called Astound emerged from stealth today with a big vision: to cut down on service requests using artificial intelligence to drive automation. The company’s overall goal is to help employees at large enterprises handle their own service requests, rather than require the intervention of more experienced technicians. Astound’s product targets four concrete […]

Give Santa your Xmas gift requests on LinkNYC’s WiFi kiosks

For the second year running, LinkNYC is giving you a direct line to Father Christmas. Just track down a WiFi kiosk (there’s over 1,200 scattered across all five New York boroughs, so it shouldn’t be hard), and use the new app on the built-in tablet to get in touch with the big man himself. Of […]

The UN Security Council will meet Friday to discuss Jerusalem after requests from eight countries

Thomson Reuters The United Nations Security Council will meet on Friday at the request of eight states.  The meeting will focus on US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The UN has given Jerusalem a special legal and political status, and rejects Trump’s decision. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United […]