Uber's effort to stay outside of the scope of European Union regulation as a transport company has failed, and now it's facing much stricter regulation. Uber is a transport service, according to Europe's top court, a decision that is a massive blow for the firm. Opinion: I'm a fan of uber and I now use it over hailing a taxi and I know that my choice affects the livelihoods of others while helping others.
The cyberattack crippled hospitals, banks and other companies worldwide, including parts of the UK's National Health Service. WannaCry came to a screeching halt thanks to enterprising work by a British hacker named Marcus Hutchins, who discovered that the malware's author had embedded a "kill switch" in the code.
Pedestrians hit by auto in Melbourne . The alleged driver of the vehicle and a second man were arrested at the scene. "Following the Flinders Street incident in Melbourne , all players and management have been accounted for and are safe", said an European Central Bank spokesman.
With its new funds, Didi said it will employ more new energy vehicles in its service networks, as part of its efforts to transform the auto and transport industries. The deal came after the People's Bank of China, the nation's central bank, said a year ago that it would control the number of third-party payment licenses issued, making them highly sought-after.
He said their intimidation will not stop the PDP from taking over from the center in 2019. We hereby declare that the era of impunity, imposition and manipulation of our party's internal election process is dead and buried. We must be ready to compromise on personal agenda where necessary as well as make sacrifices for the greater good of the party. "As a party in opposition, we must be ready to forgo certain deserving privileges for the good of the party".
The epicenter of the quake was near the towns of Malard and Meshkin Dasht, state media said, adding that it was also felt in Alborz, Qazvin, Qom, Gilan, and Markazi provinces. Two powerful earthquakes have hit Iran in as many months; one in the west of the country, which killed hundreds of people and another less powerful quake in the southeast, near the city of Kerman.
Coastguard boats, navy vessels and fishing boats rescued 166 people, including many who were floating in the rough sea, Balilo said. He said the coastguard were coordinating a massive rescue operation that included military helicopters and sea vessels.
Speaking to Al Jazeera from Seoul , Se-Woong Koo, a political analyst and publisher of Korea Expose, a news magazine, said North Korea's economic situation is prompting soldiers and citizens to risk their lives by leaving the country. "Today a North Korean soldier defected through our military's general outpost in the centre-western region", Roh said. "A joint probe into the details of their identities is under way".
Other witnesses said Latvala is known to make grunting or growling sounds aimed at woman, and a lobbyist said she was touched her in an unwelcome manner three or four times. The report also said Latvala might have violated public-corruption laws because of allegations that he told a lobbyist he would support legislation if she engaged in sexual acts.
Green, 61, stepped down after a parliamentary investigation found he had breached the ministerial code of conduct by making "inaccurate and misleading" statements about what he knew about claims that pornography had been found on a computer in his House of Commons office in 2008.
Moscow issued its own denunciation moments later. The president also repeated his criticism of the nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers. Similarly Donald Trump, during his November visit to Beijing, praised Chinese president for the "huge" trade deficit between the two largest economies.
The state government of Maharashtra issued a notification to the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act, 2017 on Tuesday. Nagpur, Dec 20 Shops, hotels and malls can now remain open round-the-clock through the week in Maharashtra, according to a new law, which will not apply to bars, pubs, liquor shops and discotheques, the state's Labour Minister Sambhaji Nilangekar-Patil said .
General Assembly on Trump's decision. However, Palestinians and other Arabs consider East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed in 1967, to be the capital of a future Palestinian state. It includes the U.S., Russia, the European Union and the United Nations . Safronkov said Russian Federation will also "continue to encourage all Palestinian parties to overcome the internal rifts as quickly as possible".
Officials said investigators were working to determine the cause of the crash, which occurred as the bus was on its way to the ruins at Chacchoben , 110 miles south of Tulum . Brawley, of Haslet, Texas, said his ship departed Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Friday for a seven-day cruise. After all of the dead had been identified, local officials will notify consular authorities.
One resident told the Independent , "There is a big problem with bird droppings around here". "If these people are so annoyed about the birds pooing on their auto and if they can't stop the birds being in the tree.it's not a huge leap of the imagination to think that what they'll do next is cut the trees down", she said.
The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for Tuesday's strike on the airport, saying in a statement it had targeted visiting defence minister Sedki Sobhy and interior minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar. On November 24, a terrorist attack against a mosque in a town of Arish city killed at least 310 Muslim worshippers and wounded over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror operation and the first against a Muslim mosque in Egypt's modern history.
The NBC/WSJ poll also shows Democrats with the intensity advantage, with 59 percent of Democratic voters saying they have a high level of interest in next year's elections (registering either a 9 or 10 on a 10-point scale), versus 49 percent of Republican voters saying the same thing.
Conflict of Interest Commissioner Mary Dawson said Trudeau broke multiple conflict laws in accepting a family vacation at Bells Cay in December 2016. Accepting an invitation , and accommodations on the private island, from someone who is registered to lobby his office. However, Trudeau did not discuss any parliamentary business with the Aga Khan or his representatives, the report said.
Perez told a Norman County sheriff's deputy that Ruiz, who is the father of her two children, wanted to make a video of her shooting a book and that Ruiz believed the book would stop the bullet. Twenty-year-old Monalisa Perez pleaded guilty to one charge of second-degree manslaughter over the June 26 death of 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz III .
The New York Knicks center has voiced support for US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen in Twitter postings after a coup bid past year aimed at ousting Erdogan. Coming to the defense of the early 20th-century Ottoman commander and governor who fought rebelling local Arab tribes in modern-day Saudi Arabia, Erdogan called the small Gulf nation's Nahyan "a miserable [man]".
An unknown number of others are believed to be listed on a classified list, as well. The Treasury Department identified Katayev as a law enforcement officer in Chechnyа. Kadyrov calls himself "Putin's foot soldier", and has said he is "ready to die for [Putin], to fulfill any order". Under legislation adopted in 2012, the United States targets individuals believed to be tied to a $230 million alleged tax fraud exposed by Magnitsky, to his subsequent death in custody or to attempts to cover ...
Suhaib Ilyasi has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime of murdering his wife, Anju. Ilyasi, who is also the editor-in-chief of Bureaucracy Today magazine, was convicted under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code by the Delhi court last Saturday.
It also demands that countries avoid "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem" and calls upon all states to comply with existing security council resolutions.
The visit was kept quiet due to security concerns, according to New Jersey's News 12, which reported that parents who opposed the president's views were upset that they did not know about the visit. The first daughter visited the Early College Academy in Norwalk with IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty. Williams added that this was an opportunity for the school to showcase their "innovative educational program".
On Sunday night, a few hours after the Panthers beat the Packers to keep their playoff hopes alive, Carolina owner Jerry Richardson-who is now being investigated by the National Football League over a series of sexual misconduct allegations-shocked the National Football League community by announcing that he plans on selling the Panthers at the conclusion of the season.