Calls to Oust Zuckerberg Add to Facebook’s Mountain of Problems

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-11-20

At a time when Mark Zuckerberg is struggling with criticism over a plethora of issues at Facebook, his investors now appear united in a chorus for his ouster as chairman. The past month has seen Facebook navigate choppy waters with complaints pouring in from various quarters – be it lawmakers in US...

Canadian Group Seeks Permission To Decide UDRP cases | 2018-11-20

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) cases may soon be resolved by Canada’s International Internet Dispute Resolution Centre (CIIDRC) now that the Canadian group has requested permission to become an approved body, Domain Name Wire reported. CIIDRC is a division of British Columbia...

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France follows Nissan in ousting Renault CEO Ghosn after arrest in Japan for financial misconduct

Business Insider | 2018-11-20

It's all getting worse for Carlos Ghosn. Prosecutors in Japan allege the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance chairman and CEO earned a salary of about ¥10 billion ($88.7 million) between 2011 and 2015, but reported only half of that. He was arrested Monday, and could face up to 10 years in prison, a...

EU ministers agree on terms of ‘painful’ Brexit divorce

Dawn | 2018-11-20

BRUSSELS: European ministers signed off on Britain’s draft divorce deal on Monday as they launched a “painful” final week of negotiations on future cross-Channel ties. Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and the Union’s Austrian rotating presidency said the negotiated text would be presented to EU...

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Being bullied at work can increase risk of heart attack, stroke

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-11-20

London: People who frequently experience violence or bullying at work may be at higher risk of heart attacks and stroke, a study has found. The researchers looked at data from 79,201 working men and women in Denmark and Sweden, aged 18 to 65, with no history of cardiovascular disease (CVD),...

Study links heavy drinking with cold, dark climate

RTE | 2018-11-19

People living in cold climates with less sunlight are more likely to drink heavily, a new study suggests. The US research establishes a link between average temperature and hours of sunlight and alcohol consumption. Examining data from 193 countries, the group found evidence that climate contributed...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: November 20, 2018 | 2018-11-20

General News Huobi Group has set up a Communist Party committee at a Beijing-based subsidiary. IBM has teamed up with Columbia University to launch a pair of technology accelerators as part of a broader push to spur blockchain development. OKEx has hit back at accusations it “manipulated markets” by...

Swiss Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Launching Nov. 21, but It’s Not an ETF

Bitcoin | 2018-11-20 has confirmed that the exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies will start trading on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange on Nov. 21. The exchange has also confirmed that this product is not an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The country’s financial...

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Wijnaldum, Depay lead Netherlands past France

TSN Canada | 2018-11-16

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — When the Netherlands beat Germany 3-0 last month the score flattered the Dutch. Ronald Koeman's resurgent young team beat France 2-0 on Friday and this time the margin of victory flattered the French. The rampant men in orange, driven forward by the pinpoint passing of...

Federer stays focused

The Daily Tribune | 2018-11-16

LONDONRoger Federer gained sweet revenge over Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Thursday, but is putting thoughts of his 100th title to the back of his mind after both players reached the Last Four. The Swiss broke the giant South African’s serve four times in a comprehensive 6-4, 6-3 victory...

Calgary’s 2026 bid officially put on ice

The Japan News | 2018-11-20

The Associated PressCALGARY (AP) — Calgary’s bid to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics is over. The City Council voted Monday to end the bid following last week’s nonbinding vote in which 56...

Cricket Australia rules out reducing Smith, Warner bans

The Times of India | 2018-11-20

SYDNEY: Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players' union to cut the penalties. CA interim chairman Earl Eddings said the board had "determined that it is not...

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey condemned for 'hate mongering' against India's Brahmins

The Independent | 2018-11-20

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying "smash Brahminical patriarchy", referring to...

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

The Himalayan | 2018-11-20

HOUSTON: A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. US District Judge...

Italy orders seizure of migrant rescue ship amid waste concerns

RTE | 2018-11-20

Italy has ordered the seizure of migrant rescue ship Aquarius for alleged illegal waste treatment, Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans...

Saudi king backs son amid furor over Khashoggi murder

The Jakarta Post | 2018-11-20

Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder...

Landslide derails commuter train near Barcelona, killing 1

Atlanta Journal | 2018-11-20

MADRID — One person died and dozens were injured Tuesday after a landslide derailed a commuter train traveling toward Barcelona, Spanish...

Chris Watts Given Three Life Sentences, Plus 84 Years, For Murder Of His Wife And Daughters

Newsweek | 2018-11-20

Christopher Watts, the Colorado man convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences plus 84 years on...

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Al Jazeera | 2018-11-19

The Kornet that brought down the Israeli cabinet

The ceasefire with Hamas has destabilised Netanyahu's government, yet he has no other choice but to...

Al Jazeera | 2018-11-19

The lifting of UN sanctions will not solve Eritrea's problems

Having gotten rid of international sanctions, the Eritrean regime is unlikely to change its...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-11-19

Confucius guides Chinese-American parents to keep crime rate low

This past Wednesday, President Trump announced his support for a bipartisan prison reform bill,...