Russia loses contact with new weather satellite

Europe Europe Russia loses contact with new weather satellite From the section Europe Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Bali volcano: Mt Agung ash shuts airport for second day

Bali volcano: Mt Agung ash shuts airport for second day Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Thousands of travellers have been stranded with the airport closure Indonesian officials have shut the international airport in Bali for a second day, as Mount Agung spews volcanic ash into the atmosphere.Massive plumes of dark ash were seen reaching … Read more

The dispute over Trump’s consumer appointment could hinge on one word

The Dodd-Frank Act created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as an independent federal agency, to be led by a single director. The bureau’s first director, Richard Cordray, resigned last week and Leandra English, the deputy director, became the agency’s acting director by law, according to a lawsuit filed by English on Sunday. Hours after Cordray’s … Read more

Roy Moore is being outspent 10-1 on Alabama’s airwaves

WASHINGTON — Democrat Doug Jones is outspending embattled Republican Roy Moore by nearly 10 to one in Alabama’s closely watched Senate race, but his message on the airwaves over the past three weeks hasn’t completely focused on the sexual misconduct scandal that has enveloped Moore. According to the ad-tracking group Advertising Analytics LLC, Jones’ campaign … Read more

Ivanka who? India rolls out red carpet for Trump but many locals are stumped

HYDERABAD, India — Ivanka Trump’s solo outing to a business conference in India was met by a bit of a collective yawn on the streets of the technological hub city of Hyderabad. The senior White House adviser on Tuesday will headline the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which aims to support female entrepreneurs and promote global economic … Read more

A culture clash as Time is bought by Midwesterners

Meredith Corporation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, and owner of home-oriented magazines like Better Homes and Gardens and Family Circle, is about to take over New York-based Time Inc. Let the culture clash begin, along with significant cost-cutting. The $2.8 billion acquisition, backed by the Koch brothers, was formally announced on Sunday. On a conference … Read more

Ballerinas kick off Christmas at the White House

1. Ballet dancers perform as first lady Melania Trump begins a tour of the holiday decorations with reporters at the White House on Nov. 27. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 2. The first lady’s theme is “Time-Honored Traditions,” a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion.Above: The Cross Hall Carolyn Kaster / … Read more

Bali volcano: Non-evacuees may be forced to leave area

Bali volcano: Non-evacuees may be forced to leave area From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

CFPB in chaos as chief refuses to step aside for Trump’s man

US & Canada US & Canada CFPB in chaos as chief refuses to step aside for Trump’s man From the section US & Canada Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open … Read more

Melbourne man planned New Year’s Eve terror attack, police say

Australia Australia Melbourne man planned New Year’s Eve terror attack, police say From the section Australia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with … Read more