Dentsu boss resigns over employee's death in workplace

Her death, deemed by the government to be "karoshi" or death by overwork , has prompted raids on Dentsu offices, but has also been followed by Japan's first white paper on the issue. The company acknowledged Takahashi's treatment was like harassment because her records showed monthly overtime within company regulations of 70 hours, with numbers like 69.9 hours, when she had actually been working far more hours. Read More

NY AG says Trump can't dissolve foundation yet

The contribution violated laws banning tax-exempt charitable institutions from making political contributions. Trump tweeted , referring to the Donald J. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) told HuffPost in September. Trump has said that his sons, Eric and Donald Jr., will take over his business, but a detailed plan has not been provided. Read More

PSD threaten to seek Romanian president's suspension over refusal to appoint PM

The president did not explain the factors he considered in making his decision but there have been allegations that Ms Shhaideh would be PSD leader Liviu Dragnea's "puppet" if she became prime minister. Following the rejection, Mr Dragnea said he could begin the process of seeking to remove Mr Iohannis as president. The PSD chairman has said, however, that the law could be tweaked, showing that he still hopes to become prime minister. Read More

American rape victim identifies 3 accused

She contacted a non-profit organisation in the United States who in turn gave a complaint to the Delhi Police commissioner on October 5 via email, after contacting the tour operator and the hotel in vain. In court Tuesday, the woman claimed the police had failed to register her report until the end of November. She also talked about how being with children, since she is a teacher, has been a therapeutic experience in overcoming the trauma she has had to endure. Read More

Mall fights send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

Mall fights send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for exits

It shows two women fighting until they are broken up. Ferrelli said in the statement police are continuing to investigate any connection to the other fights and the role social media might have played in organizing the incident. Mall security contacted local police for help with an unruly crowd; and before long, a fight broke out in a food court. Malls across the country are reporting large crowds of teens fighting, leading to multiple arrests, and in some cases the evacuation of the malls. Read More

Major 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Coast of Southern Chile

There have been no confirmed reports yet regarding any victims or critical injuries to the residents who were in the area. "Based on all available data the tsunami threat from this natural disaster has now passed", the Center reported about an hour after the quake. Read More

Moscow Claims US Defense Bill Forcing 'Anti-Russian' Policy On Trump

Moscow Claims US Defense Bill Forcing 'Anti-Russian' Policy On Trump

The Russian statement said that portions of the law governing US missile-defense plans were "aimed at demolishing nuclear parity with Russia" and achieving "unilateral advantages in this strategic area". In a statement on Friday, the lame duck Democratic president said he had signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law despite being "disappointed" with refusal from the GOP-controlled Congress to apply his proposals for the 2017 budget. Read More

Pakistan win toss, bat in Boxing Day Test

Pakistan win toss, bat in Boxing Day Test

Pakistan are in a buoyant mood heading into the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne . However, a win means the win, but Captain Smith will be looking to deliver some solid performance. "I based my belief purely on Pakistan's performances on their previous tours to Australia , where they've struggled to compete on our bouncy wickets", Lee wrote. Read More

Japan closely monitoring China's aircraft carrier - spokesman

He only said that the ministry has always been there to "monitor and grasp the situation ". China has been angered recently by U.S. naval patrols near islands that Beijing claims in the South China Sea. China has been angered recently by USA naval patrols near islands in the South China Sea, with tensions mounting as both countries accuse each other of engaging in a risky military buildup. Read More

PM Modi is dividing India into the rich and the rest

Taking a dig at the Prime Minister, Rahul dubbed him as a "super event planner" who had made "perfect planning" to take the money from the poor to help the rich who owe as much as ₹8 lakh crore to the banks. "The Congress Party wants to obliterate corruption from India". The government's November 8 Currency replacement move led to a crippling cash crunch, hitting India's largely cash-based economy and clouding growth prospects. Read More

Oil prices up on strong U.S

Oil prices up on strong U.S

Oil prices were knocked back sharply late on Wednesday after the United States reported a surprising rise in crude oil inventories and announced a plan to sell oil from its strategic reserve, starting next month. While major OPEC producers including Saudi Arabia and Iraq have told customers that supply will be cut in line with the OPEC deal, Libya and Nigeria are exempt because conflict has already curbed their output. Read More

Orca found off Sunshine Coast suffered blunt-force trauma: DFO

The department is investigating what caused the blunt force trauma. The Center for Whale Research in Friday Harbor, Wash., said in a news release it has been voicing concerns for more than a decade that the endangered whales are not getting enough salmon for their survival. Read More

Remotest parts of the United Kingdom set to get broadband boost

Remotest parts of the United Kingdom set to get broadband boost

The company had been paid by the government to roll out high-speed super fast broadband across rural areas, but the contract had a clause which meant BT had to return some of the money when over 20 per cent of participants had signed up to the new networks. Read More

Trump's unexpected nuclear weapons pledge has a couple possible catalysts

Thursday on MSNBC , former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) criticized President-elect Donald Trump for his tweet regarding the United States nuclear capabilities. He had already tweeted about a vote on Israeli settlements being held at the United Nations today, and had subtweeted his occasional adviser Newt Gingrich, denying claims by the former Speaker of the House that the phrase "drain the swamp" was no longer approved for use by Team Trump. Read More

Group allegedly behind DNC hack targeted Ukraine, report finds

The firm has also found evidence that the hacking group was tied to the Russian state, which Moscow has denied. President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly denied the Kremlin's involvement despite consensus among all 17 US intelligence agencies that Moscow was behind the election-related hacks. Read More

Terror plot for Melbourne at Christmas

The attack is believed to have involved explosives and possibly other types of weapons and would have targeted a public area in the heart of Melbourne. "We gathered the makings of an improvised explosive device", Mr Ashton said. A series of police raids have been going on across inner Melbourne since around 8.00pm on Thursday but state and federal police won't say what they're about. Read More

UK: Windstorm Barbara to cause power cuts, travel disruptions into Christmas Eve

UK: Windstorm Barbara to cause power cuts, travel disruptions into Christmas Eve

Seeley says that neighborhoods that start with a White Christmas may not end with one due to warmer temperatures and forecasted rain. To put Reston's holiday weather forecast in musical terms, the chances are pretty low for a "white Christmas" this year, but hopefully the day will turn out "merry and [at least somewhat] bright". Read More

Trump, Obama statements on China benefit Taiwan: scholar

The U.S. got no answer from the Chinese on the radio when it said the drone was American property, a U.S. defense official told CNN . Hours later, while riding in a motorcade back to his resort, Trump tweeted his second jab. China's capture of the drone triggered a diplomatic protest and speculation about whether it will strengthen U.S. He wrote: "China steals United States Navy research drone in worldwide waters - rips it out of water an takes it to China in unprecedented act". Read More

Southwest Airlines website is back up after being down 2 hours

Southwest Airlines website is back up after being down 2 hours

The website resumed working sometime before 3:20 CST. The Dallas-based carrier said its website, Southwest.com, lost some of its functionality, starting around 10:30 a.m. Visiting the site initially redirected users to an error page. Customers are flocking to social media to ask when the problem will be resolved. The service interruption also extended to the airlines' mobile application, which was only providing limited and intermittent functionality. Read More

Deaths, Injuries Reported At Tultepec Fireworks Market

Deaths, Injuries Reported At Tultepec Fireworks Market

The explosion in Tultepec , Mexico, has left 70 people injured. Firefighters and civil-protection forces responded soon, and unofficial reports indicate that at least 40 and as many as 60 people were injured by the blasts. State police told media at least 10 people were dead as a result. Hopefully, no one will have been killed by this massive fireworks explosion, which is the second time one has taken place near Mexico City . Read More