Tag Archives: Power

Storm Hermine regains power to threaten US north-east

Storm Hermine is regaining power as it moves up the US eastern seaboard, threatening the north-east with dangerous coastal surges. Hermine is forecast to return to the Category 1 hurricane strength it lost as it pummelled Florida. The storm left a trail of destruction in the south-east, killing two people. Governors have announced emergency plans along the coast as far ...

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US attacks power grab by Brussels over Apple tax probe

The US has launched a stinging attack on Brussels’ tax investigations into Apple and other companies in an escalation of the transatlantic battle over alleged EU targeting of US multinationals. In a last-ditch shot before Brussels announces the results of its lengthy investigation into Apple’s Irish tax affairs, the US Treasury accused the European Commission of trying to become a ...

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Delta cancels 300 more flights after power cut

US airline Delta has cancelled at least 300 more flights after a power cut on Monday that resulted in the cancellation of 1,000 flights and delays for about 2,800 more. The company has not yet given details about the financial damage. But correspondents say it is likely to amount to millions of dollars. The meltdown exposes vulnerabilities in Delta’s computer ...

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Syria conflict: UN says water and power cuts threaten two million

Electricity and water supplies in the Syrian city of Aleppo must immediately be repaired or the “consequences will be dire” for its two million citizens, the United Nations says. It called for an immediate humanitarian pause in fighting to allow vital repairs to be made. Unicef said children were at particular risk, as the hot weather made “waterborne diseases” more ...

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Preacher's Powerful DNC Speech: “We Must Shock This Nation With the Power of Love”

On Thursday, Protestant minister and president of the North Carolina NAACP William Barber II took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to deliver a moving speech advocating for a revival of “the heart of our democracy” with the power of love, mercy and justice for all. “When we love the Jewish child and the Palestinian child, the Muslim and ...

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Instagram gives celebrities power to block internet trolls

Social media attacks on celebrities have been thwarted after Instagram handed Taylor Swift and other high-profile users the special ability to block thousands of internet trolls. The photo-sharing website, beloved of the American popstar and fellow celebrities including Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian, has granted its most popular users a new tool allowing them to automatically prevent slurs and insults. The move ...

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Today's Best Deals: Asics Running Shoes, Eneloop Power Pack, Rice Cooker

Step ladders, running shoes, and a popular juicer lead off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more, and don’t forget to ...

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Erdogan Retains Power in Turkey Coup As Military Regains Control

The Turkey coup, reportedly led by the Gulen Movement failed to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The attempted coup resulted in dozens of deaths, injuries and arrests as the government tried to control the situation. Reportedly, Erdogan with the help of Turkish armed forces are taking steps to reinstate constitutional order and rule of law. While it was uncertain whether ...

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Erdogan Retains Power in Turkey Coup As Military Regains Control

The Turkey coup, reportedly led by the Gulen Movement failed to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The attempted coup resulted in dozens of deaths, injuries and arrests as the government tried to control the situation. Reportedly, Erdogan with the help of Turkish armed forces are taking steps to reinstate constitutional order and rule of law. While it was uncertain whether ...

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