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Author: 0 Peace Deal: Uber Board Paves the Way for Softbank Investment

The SoftBank deal is critical for Uber because it will trigger significant governance reforms, which include moving to one vote per share and expanding the board size to 17. SoftBank did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Currently Uber's largest shareholder is U.S. venture capital firm Benchmark with a 13 percent stake and founder Travis Kalanick who has a 10 percent stake.

Global Media 7 shot outside Gary music club, 1 person in custody
Author: 0 7 shot outside Gary music club, 1 person in custody

A man is in custody after seven people were gunned down in a nightclub shooting in IN early Sunday, authorities said. Lt. Dawn Westerfield, a spokeswoman for the department, said she expected to have more information later Sunday or early Monday.

Global Media Missing Lebanese PM test case of Saudi Arabia's emboldened new foreign policy
Author: 0 Missing Lebanese PM test case of Saudi Arabia's emboldened new foreign policy

I am going to Lebanon very soon and I will resign in a constitutional manner", he said in the first television interview after his resignation. Aoun refused to accept Hariri's resignation unless he tendered it in person in Lebanon. He also seemed to indicate he did not support Hezbollah becoming involved in a conflict against Israel. Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah , said that the Saudi Arabian government could have forced Hariri to resign.

Author: 0 Afghan Officers Killed by Taliban Militants Wearing Night-Vision Goggles

The Taliban claimed responsibility for this and other attacks on Monday . The officers were still in their beds when they were killed. No coalition forces were killed after the attack, the Military Times reported. Kandahar Police spokesperson Zia Durani on Tuesday, confirming the death toll, said Taliban ambushed security checkposts in Zhari and Maiwand districts.

Global Media Anti-Trump protests have broken out across the Philippines
Author: 0 Anti-Trump protests have broken out across the Philippines

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte skipped the gala dinner hosted by Vietnam Friday night for the visiting Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders due to urgent matters that needed his attention. Others said they should talk about the economy and the price of gas. Asked about the war on drugs, the official said "our side is going to be talking about the drug war and ways in which that war could be prosecuted that conform with Philippine law and worldwide norms for human rights".

Global Media Japan's Abe, China's Li Agree to Improve Bilateral Ties (News)
Author: 0 Japan's Abe, China's Li Agree to Improve Bilateral Ties (News)

Both Japan and China have poured money and attention in recent years into the strategically important Mekong region, which includes less economically developed members of ASEAN. Going into the meeting Mr Trump said the discussion would primarily focus on trade and North Korea. The meeting came after Abe met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Vietnam on Saturday.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions considering special counsel to investigate Clinton Foundation

The letter comes one day before Sessions is to appear before the Judiciary panel for a Justice Department oversight hearing. Appointing a second special counsel would be seen as a move to appease President Donald Trump , who has always been critical of Sessions and recently publicly aired his frustrations with the traditional divide between the White House and the Justice Department and his inability to aim the nation's premier law enforcement agency at his political adversaries.

Global Media Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial
Author: 0 Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial

District Judge William Walls on Monday afternoon after deliberating for two hours, claiming its members are unable to reach a unanimous decision, the Washington Post reported . Four jurors and three alternates had, but after questioning them in private the judge directed the jury to restart deliberations with an alternate replacing the excused juror.

Global Media Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song
Author: 0 Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song

As president of the Philippines, Duterte has sanctioned the deaths of thousands of alleged drug users in an effort to curtail drug abuse. That may be part of the reason why the anti-Trump protesters were out in force in the Philippines capital of Manila, with this particular sign catching the attention of anyone and everyone in the area.

Author: 0 Korean soldier defects to S. Korea via truce line

The soldier was found on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom, about 50 meters south of the Military Demarcation Line, wounded in his shoulder and elbow, according to a South Korean defense ministry official. But Trump also hinted he would be willing to start negotiations with North Korea in order to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis. The defector's rank was not immediately clear.

Global Media Putin, Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference After Meeting in Sochi
Author: 0 Putin, Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference After Meeting in Sochi

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who met earlier in Da Nang today. "The world is not stupid, some realities are being told differently and practiced differently", he said.

Global Media Sharif's Paper Mills case: Pakistan SC to form new bench
Author: 0 Sharif's Paper Mills case: Pakistan SC to form new bench

In the judgement in that case, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, who is also heading the bench in this case, had directed NAB to proceed against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who was not an accused in the original reference concerning Hudaibiya filed in 2000 as he had been pardoned after signing a confessional statement.

Global Media Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea
Author: 0 Vietnam and China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang takes a bow after the annual Asean-China summit, held Monday in Manila. China claims almost all of the sea, even approaching the coasts of its neighbours. The ASEAN leaders will express "grave concern" over North Korea's development of "weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear and chemical weapons, and ballistic missile technologies", and strongly condemn terrorism, according to a draft of a summit communique seen by The Associated Press.

Global Media Lebanese cardinal arrives in Saudi Arabia to meet Hariri
Author: 0 Lebanese cardinal arrives in Saudi Arabia to meet Hariri

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad Salman will open the King Salman Centre for International Peace next year but the visit is likely to cause some controversy. Reuters reported that the Lebanese prime minister's phone had been confiscated. Hariri's insistence on a neutral Lebanon is in effect a call to weaken Iran's grip on the country.

Global Media Virginia Tech, Virginia get NCAA men's soccer bids
Author: 0 Virginia Tech, Virginia get NCAA men's soccer bids

With the berth, Virginia earned a first round bye in this season's tournament. After the Badgers and the Hoosiers battled through regulation and two overtimes without any goals, Wisconsin then won a 4-2 penalty kick shootout. ODU (12-5-2) defeated Charlotte 1-0 in the C-USA final Sunday on its home field. Air Force, with an overall record of 14-2-3 will take on Virginia Tech (9-9-0), Thurs., Nov.

Global Media President al-Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant by visiting Uganda
Author: 0 President al-Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant by visiting Uganda

Museveni has in the past criticized the ICC calling them useless and racist for targeting Africans. President Al-Bashir will be accompanied by Ministers, Senior Officials and a business delegation in various sectors who will be seeking opportunities to carry out trade, investments and business partnerships.

Global Media Super thirsty WikiLeaks slid into Donald Trump Jr.'s DMs
Author: 0 Super thirsty WikiLeaks slid into Donald Trump Jr.'s DMs

In another interaction, WikiLeaks gave him three reasons why then-candidate Trump should release his taxes through WikiLeaks - Trump Jr . didn't respond. As Ioffe reports, the correspondence began when WikiLeaks slipped into Jr.'s DMs back in September 2016. "Obama/Clinton placed pressure on Sweden, UK and Australia (his home country) to illicitly go after Mr.

Global Media Gwent Police appeals for
Author: 0 Gwent Police appeals for "unlawful" guns during two-week surrender

Possession of an illegal firearm can lead to a five-year prison sentence. That's why we're offering people this opportunity to safely hand in their unwanted weapons which, if in the wrong hands, could be deadly. However, I'd urge everyone to take stock and consider whether they need all the firearms and ammunition they own and if not, take advantage of this surrender to hand them in to be safely and securely disposed of.

Global Media DC Comics fires editor accused of sexual harassment by three women
Author: 0 DC Comics fires editor accused of sexual harassment by three women

Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K. and Mark Halperin are among the numerous other men whose careers have taken a downward spiral amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault since The New York Times published reports detailing multiple sexual harassment and assault allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein last month.

Global Media Russia's RT Registers as Foreign Agent in US
Author: 0 Russia's RT Registers as Foreign Agent in US

Simonyan said that failure to fulfil the U.S. Department of Justice's request to register by Monday could have led to the arrest of RT's American director and the freezing of its accounts. The disclosures by T&R Productions detail the relationship between the Washington-based production firm and RT parent ANO TV-Novosti, which is described in the filings as a Russian nongovernmental organization.

Global Media USA top court to hear case over 'crisis pregnancy centers'
Author: 0 USA top court to hear case over 'crisis pregnancy centers'

The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari in three cases [order list, PDF] Monday, including two First Amendment cases and a question of whether probable cause defeats a retaliatory-arrest claim. The pro-life centers asked the Supreme Court to hear their case after the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against them past year.

Global Media MPs Will Get Final Say On Brexit Deal, Government Agrees In U-Turn
Author: 0 MPs Will Get Final Say On Brexit Deal, Government Agrees In U-Turn

Moreover, he said that MPs would also have the opportunity of amending the final piece of legislation, after it is presented to parliament. Parliamentary committees will begin scrutinising the Withdrawal Bill on Thursday. Surely such a tactic would weaken the government's hand. Chris Leslie, former shadow chancellor and leading supporter of Open Britain, said: "What could have been a very welcome concession by the government, instead looks like a sham that pretends to respect the ...

Global Media 4 killed in 1-94 crash near Detroit; child survives
Author: 0 4 killed in 1-94 crash near Detroit; child survives

The adults were not wearing seatbelts. "That's the only thing that probably saved the baby was the auto seat", said Wade. Shaw said the driver, 20-year-old Doreal Rogers, and front seat passenger Alesia Maddox, 20, were found dead inside the vehicle.