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CBS and Dish Network reach deal ending retransmission dispute

CBS and Dish Network reach deal ending retransmission dispute

Financiial terms were not disclosed. After inputting your ZIP code, you can scroll down to the Make Your Voice Heard section, where Dish lists all of the local businesses advertising on specific CBS channels. The new deal between the two companies also included additional cable channels such as CBS Sports Network, POP and Smithsonian. CBS' blackout on Dish systems is over. Read More

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Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France

Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France

He was also ordered to post a bail of five million euros ($5.9 million) and to check in with police several times per week. The controversial 51-year-old oligarch, who made a fortune by investing in struggling companies, represents the Caucasian Republic of Dagestan — where he was born — in the Council of the Russian Federation, the upper house of Parliament. Read More

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Pakistani court ends US-wanted militant leader's detention

Pakistani court ends US-wanted militant leader's detention

Saeed has been under house arrest since January. The board for the high court then rejected a subsequent request that his detention be extended for a further three months. The Mumbai attack mastermind was detained on January 30 along with four of his associates - Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain - for their alleged involvement in activities prejudicial to peace and security. Read More

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Thanksgiving Tradition Continues: Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoned

Thanksgiving Tradition Continues: Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoned

Tater and Tot, who Obama ceremoniously dubbed TOTUSes during their pardoning a year ago, also still live at the Virginia university in its " Gobblers Rest " exhibit - a custom built enclosure for the birds. President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster. "So Tater and Tot, you can rest easy", Trump said of last year's feathered guests. Read More

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Blaine Gabbert to officially start vs. Jaguars

Blaine Gabbert to officially start vs. Jaguars

After he was released by the Arizona Cardinals and replaced by the newly-acquired Adrian Peterson , running back Chris Johnson called out "clueless" fans on Twitter . After that, however, the Cardinals got into Houston territory just once more in five possessions, with Gabbert throwing two interceptions late and the fourth-down stuff changing the complexion of the game. Read More

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Veteran Cong leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away

Veteran Cong leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bnaerjee has conveyed her condolence over the death of the Congress leader. "When I captained India to the President's Cup in Dhaka, Dasmunshi was our team manager and Milovan was the coach". He did notable work to popularise football in India. "My thoughts are with Deepa Dasmunsi ji and family as well as his supporters", he said. The veteran leader became a minister for the first time in 1985, when he was sworn in as Union Minister of State, Commerce. Read More

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Manushi Chillar of India clinches Miss World 2017 title

Manushi Chillar of India clinches Miss World 2017 title

The family members said she is a good poet, painter and Kuchipudi dancer. After winning a position among the top 5 contestants, Manushi was asked which profession deserved the biggest salary and why. Manushi Chillar, who is from Haryana , had earlier this year won the Femina Miss India 2017. We knew you had all the qualities to conquer the world ever since we met you for the first time! Manushi Chillar, born to doctor parents from Haryana, studied at St. Read More

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In Post-Weinstein Era, Trump Sexual Assault Accusers Await His Downfall

In Post-Weinstein Era, Trump Sexual Assault Accusers Await His Downfall

Franken has made numerous statements in support of women who experience sexual misconduct and has worked on legislation to support sexual assault accusers. Leeann Tweeden , a Los Angeles news anchor, revealed on Thursday that Franken, a comedian at the time, had taken a photo of her in 2006 where he grabbed her chest , smiling and posing for the camera, as she was asleep. Read More

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College students launch lawsuit

College students launch lawsuit

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) had recommended its members reject the offer . The majority of classes in the nursing program function through the Mohawk College, but now with it being on strike most McMaster/college students are left with maybe one course to attend. Read More

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Judge Declares Mistrial in Menendez Corruption Trial

Judge Declares Mistrial in Menendez Corruption Trial

With the trial in it's 11th week, jurors were unable to reach a unanimous decision on any of the 18 counts in the indictment against Menendez and a wealthy friend. Mr Walls determined that none of the jurors would change their minds and thus declared a mistrial . Walls could have instructed the jury it is allowed to reach a verdict on some counts but not others, though that type of instruction typically would have followed a note from the jury inquiring about that option. Read More

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Donald Trump Halts White House Address To Drink Water & It's Awkward AF

Donald Trump Halts White House Address To Drink Water & It's Awkward AF

This post has been updated . Giving the Republican response, Rubio lunged for a drink of bottled water during the televised address - all while keeping his gaze on the camera - and later laughed it off as a case of dry mouth. Trump held up and opened a bottle of water, saying, "It's Rubio". "Similar, but needs work on his form". Later, during the presidential campaign, he also made a series of bitter remarks about Rubio's water-drinking technique. Read More

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Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce

Israel says it will strike in Syria despite truce

An official in the prime minister's office later said that the offer was immediately rejected. "And I saw these heartbreaking images of men and women and children buried under the rubble", Netanyahu said. Army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Eisenkot reportedly flew to Brussels in secret on Thursday to meet with Gen. Curtiss Scaparrotti, head of the US army's European Command, and discuss Iranian moves in Syria. Read More

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5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off S. Korea's southeastern coast - state media

5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits off S. Korea's southeastern coast - state media

So far, there have been no reports of fatal casualties with 7 minor injury cases as of 4:32 PM KST, but it seems the natural disaster did take a toll on building exteriors, vehicles, and in some cases, indoors. Sohn also cited a 7.4-magnitude natural disaster that occurred in Kumamoto, Japan, which came days after a 7.1-magnitude quake struck the area. Some passenger cars were seen broken as external walls fell on roof. Read More

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Churches collecting shoeboxes this week

Churches collecting shoeboxes this week

Students at Jack Kemp Community School took part in Operation Christmas Child , as each classroom was tasked with filling two shoeboxes. This year, the operation hopes to collect almost 90,000 shoeboxes here in the Mid-South. "They know that somebody cares and we like to convey to them that God cares too", said Copeland. It will be late winter or early spring before the children receive their Operation Christmas Child box. Read More

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Toll in Iran-Iraq natural disaster rises to 530

Toll in Iran-Iraq natural disaster rises to 530

EARTHQUAKES go, it was far from the world's strongest, with a magnitude of 7.3. Rouhani visited the city of Kermanshah and promised the government would move swiftly to help those left homeless by the disaster. Ahoora Niazi, who lives in Sarpol-e Zahab in Kermanshah province, filmed scenes of ruin and posted the videos on the social media. More than 100 aftershocks followed the quake. Read More

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Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports

Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports

The United Nations has warned a total blockade could cause starvation in Yemen, where war has killed at least 10,000 people in the last two and a half years. "Simply because it shares a border with Yemen, Saudi Arabia has used the full leverage offered by United States and UK military support to tighten a blockade on Yemen and hinder efforts to send humanitarian aid, causing severe food shortage and lack of medical supplies". Read More

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