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Deutsche Bank hasn't made a profit in 3 years

Deutsche Bank hasn't made a profit in 3 years Cryan said: "In 2017 we recorded the first pre-tax profit in three years despite a challenging market environment, low interest rates and further investments in technology and controls". Fourth-quarter revenue declined 16% overall in the corporate and investment bank. Last March Deutsche announced an overhaul that includes the integration of its Postbank retail bank unit with its own in-house De... [Full Article...]

Ruling by Court in Maldives Breathes New Life Into Political Opposition

Ruling by Court in Maldives Breathes New Life Into Political Opposition Shortly after Thursday's ruling the police announced on Twitter that it would enforce it. Nasheed, a charismatic and high-profile climate change campaigner, was sentenced to 13 years in jail after his 2015 conviction. The court also reinstated 12 parliament members who were stripped of their seats when they defected to the opposition previous year. Known for its luxury tourist resorts, the Mal... [Full Article...]

World's longest zip line opens in UAE

World's longest zip line opens in UAE If you want to fearless this challenge, just make sure you don't have a fear of heights. The Jebel Jais Flight takes thrill-seekers atop the country's largest mountain peak, from a launch pad 1,680 metres above sea level. It's in a place called Jebel Jais, on top of the highest mountain in the Middle Eastern nation. The result of some intense surveys, soil tests and construction simulations, it ... [Full Article...]

Alphabet to build data center with Saudi oil company

Alphabet to build data center with Saudi oil company Senior managers at Alphabet and Aramco have been discussing the creation of a potential joint venture for months, and those talks have included Alphabet's CEO Larry Page, some WSJ sources said. According to The Wall Street Journal , Alphabet would build data centers in the region. A wide-reaching anti-corruption campaign shrouded in secrecy and intrigue has netted more than US$106 billion in ... [Full Article...]

Uproar in JK Assembly over assault on Kashmiri students in Har

Both the victims are students in the Central University of Haryana . The assault on two Kashmiri students studying in Haryana on Friday has rattled the nation, once again. Aftab Ahmad and Amjad claimed that they were thrashed by a group of unidentified people on Friday "for no reason". Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid has been coordinating with his H... [Full Article...]

Maldives Govt tells Chief Justice about difficulties in implementing release order

Maldives Govt tells Chief Justice about difficulties in implementing release order Maldives Criminal Court late Friday refused the opposition's request for a "habeas corpus" motion in a bid to secure the release of jailed political leaders including self-exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed . He said retrials of the opposition leaders must be conducted in line with worldwide standards, and authorities must restore judicial independence. However, the government is yet to i... [Full Article...]

Did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow on Groundhog Day?

Did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow on Groundhog Day? Last year, Phil predicted six more weeks of winter and spring arrived as early as it has in memory. On Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Phil's "Inner Circle" - garbed in top hats and tuxedos - announced his prediction at 7:25 a.m. [Full Article...]

President Trump Honors North Korean Defector

Ri had accused the USA of "intentionally" destabilising the situation in the region by drafting in more assets including aircraft carrier-led strike groups threatening a "pre-emptive strike" on North Korea . "I was very honored to become a United States citizen" previous year, he told Trump. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) showcased its military muscles by parading all of its... [Full Article...]

United Nations rights office issues update of Israel settlements report

United Nations rights office issues update of Israel settlements report However, a document issued on Wednesday by the commissioner, Zeid bin Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein, mentioned that 206 Israeli and worldwide companies operating in the country and the occupied Israeli territories or in contact with businesses operating in the area had been identified. [Full Article...]

Big Change Coming to Canadian National Anthem

Big Change Coming to Canadian National Anthem The victor, ultimately, was written in 1908 by Robert Stanley Weir, a lawyer in Montreal. Throughout various iterations, "O Canada " remained gender-neutral in both English and the original French until, somewhere down the line, one lyric was changed. [Full Article...]

Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down

Some call for 'I Love NY' billboards to be taken down New York spent more than $8 million on the "I Love NY" signs in recent years. Some signs tell drivers where to stop or where not to stop, where not to go and where they can not - which is why so many people are wondering about a series of billboards on highways across the state. [Full Article...]

US Revives Idea Of Limited Nuclear War That Doesn't Destroy The Planet

US Revives Idea Of Limited Nuclear War That Doesn't Destroy The Planet The Pentagon's newly updated Nuclear Posture Review outlined two new types of nuclear weapons to be produced: low-yield nuclear options for ballistic missiles, which could be launched from a submarine, and nuclear-armed submarine-launched cruise missiles. [Full Article...]

Super Bowl 52 on Sunday to be the Coldest on Record

Super Bowl 52 on Sunday to be the Coldest on Record Dolores DiBella, vice president of legal affairs at the National Football League, said: "Disrupting the sale of counterfeit merchandise and counterfeit tickets helps ensure an authentic gameday experience for all fans". He cited the increase in original television programming and streaming, as well as the impact of social media, while others have pointed to unexciting games, poor officiating and... [Full Article...]

Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo

Man charged with conspiracy for allegedly selling Vegas shooter armor-piercing ammo Paddock bought 720 rounds of ammunition from him in September. Haig met Paddock for the first time at a gun show in Las Vegas on August 27 when Paddock purchased several packages of ammunition. He does not appear to have been arrested or in custody at this time. Fifty-eight people were killed and hundreds injured in the shooting. Haig and Paddock exchanged numbers and agreed to coordinator P... [Full Article...]

Seoul, US conduct 'Warrior Strike' as North 'preps for military parade'

Seoul, US conduct 'Warrior Strike' as North 'preps for military parade' Through an underground network in 2006, Ji fled through China and other countries before arriving in South Korea . Trump had recently held back on harsher language after having threatened previous year to unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea , which has threatened to target US Pacific territory of Guam. [Full Article...]

Potential Manchester City lineup against West Bromwich Albion

Alan Pardew accused Pep Guardiola of winding up the Etihad crowd to get on referee Bobby Madley's back after the Manchester City boss claimed that his team were "lucky" not to suffer more serious injuries on Wednesday. Manchester City: Ederson 6 (out of 10), Kyle Walker 6, Aymeric Laporte 6, Nicolas Otamendi 6, Oleksandr Zinchenko 6, Fernandinho 7, David Silva 6, Kevin De ... [Full Article...]

Web giants warned as Finsbury Park terrorist Darren Osborne faces jail

Web giants warned as Finsbury Park terrorist Darren Osborne faces jail Darren Osborne, aged 48, was prosecuted by police on terror charges following the attack 19 June, while an investigation was launched. He killed Ali and injured 12 others, two seriously. Osborne, an alcoholic, lambasted politicians, calling London Mayor Sadiq Khan a disgrace and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn a "terrorist sympathiser", prosecutor Jonathan Rees said, quoting from a note he... [Full Article...]

Police adding extra patrols for drunk, distracted drivers on Super Bowl Sunday

Police adding extra patrols for drunk, distracted drivers on Super Bowl Sunday That means designating a sober driver or consider other ride options like Uber or Lyft. Police say they will be out Sunday watching for drivers engaged in any of those risky behaviors. "Remember - Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk ". Take that role seriously - your friends are relying on you. For those who are unable to secure a friend to drive them home, the Office of Traffic Safety has a DDVI... [Full Article...]

Jihadists and fascists are reportedly assisting Turkey's invasion of northern Syria

Jihadists and fascists are reportedly assisting Turkey's invasion of northern Syria The explosion, which did not cause any casualties, in the Turkish capital was caused by a bomb _ not a gas leak as initially believed, authorities said Friday Feb. Over the a year ago alone, more than 700 attacks have been launched from the Afrin area under PYD/YPG control against Turkish cities. The military also said only terror targets are being destroyed and that the "utmost care" is being t... [Full Article...]

Federal judge strikes down Florida's felon voting rights restoration process

Federal judge strikes down Florida's felon voting rights restoration process The Judge said he would rule later on how the state should fix the system. In his opinion, Judge Mark Walker of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida noted that in the four years before Scott took office, 154,000 people had their rights restored. [Full Article...]


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