Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, cited concerns that a merger of this size would concentrate too much power in the hands of one company and he anxious that it might affect freedom of the press. The Dallas-based company acquired satellite-TV operator DirecTV for $48.5 billion previous year, and so far in 2016 it's lost more than 106,000 TV customers.
Mr Trump has been irked by his loss in the popular count , and he said he would have won it if he had campaigned harder in a smaller number of states. The city leans Democratic , but the state favors Republicans. Meanwhile, others turn out to be beneficial in such times to help understand why we need the Electoral College .
He is urging the electors who will vote this month under the Electoral College system for president to keep Trump out of the White House. In one of the more weird twists in this incredibly freakish year, Donald Trump now questions the legitimacy of ballots cast in an election that he won.
Let's face it, when you were a kid you weren't up all night anxiously awaiting a day of religious celebration and quality time spent with family members, you were excited for the presents. "I liked it when he asked me what present I want. I told him I want a new bike and a Wii U". "Dear Santa, I would like to get a cat". "We passed by this house and it was Santa Claus and it was the ideal timing", Hammell said.
Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group, says that the company wants to make mixed reality mainstream in 2017, with multiple avenues of attack. Microsoft is announcing this week that leading Chinese VR firm 3Glasses will also make a Windows 10-based virtual reality setup. That means users will be able to connect to cell networks smartphone-style, without the need for additional hardware, Microsoft said.
I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. "We want people to come in, but they have to do it legally". In the speech, which lasted a bit longer than half an hour, Mr. He vowed to strengthen the military to the point where the nation doesn't have to use it. "I look forward to being the civilian leader so long as the Congress gives me the waiver and the Senate votes to content", Mattis said.
The rebel outfits, which are backed by the United States, said the pause in hostilities would be used to evacuate children and those wounded in the fighting between the two sides. Aleppo is the last major rebel stronghold to hold out after more than five years of war in Syria. The Syrian army said it had also taken over other areas to the east of the Old City, including Marja and Karm al-Qaterji, bringing it closer to cutting off another pocket of rebel control.
In an opinion piece for the New York Times on Monday, Norman S. Fletcher, who served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Georgia for over 15 years, wrote that Sallie's case was a "prime example" of the injustice of the death penalty system and the problems with the way capital cases were handled.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said the decision means the recount "must stop". The ruling seals Republican Donald Trump's narrow electoral victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the state. More than 20 counties so far have been recounting ballots since Monday. They are waiting for Judge Goldsmith's decision. Even the Obama Administration has allegedly issued a statement regarding the recount, claiming that they did not note any increased cyber threats on Election Day ...
Big companies like Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart compete for customers. At the time, it also served as a promotion for the then-new possibility of shopping online at Amazon and the websites of big-box retailers like Target and Best Buy.
Though Anthony dominated, the Knicks had four others in double-figures. Newly-acquired point guard Derrick Rose , who left the game during the third quarter due to back spasms, finished with 10 points, three assists, two steals and two boards.
The space agency said the loss will "not affect the normal operations of the ISS systems and the subsistence of the station's crew". Later, Russia's space agency Roscosmos reported that the spacecraft was lost as it flew almost 190 kilometers (120 miles) over the southern Siberian republic of Tuva.
The first reaction of the president-elect came in the form of a tweet which is hard to decipher in terms of the emotion conveyed. As with much of his foreign policy, Trump never outlined clearly a set of policy objectives with Cuba. "Let the people know that United States and Cuba we are still fighting for the freedom of Cuba", exclaimed Jorge Ruiz Rodriguez, president of the group.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) said it's voluntarily recalling about 7,000 adapters for electric-vehicle charging after two reports of overheating that resulted in melted plastic on the plugs. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 359,655 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $68,629,367.10. The stock has 52-week high of $33.17 and 52-Week low of $22.06.
For now the forecast leans slightly toward the European model, but will keep a slight chance of rain each day next week until the differences get worked out over the coming days. Expect a northwest breeze between 10-15 miles per hour. Friday night will be cold with some areas away from the coast in the upper-20s. Lows in the mid- to upper 30s.
Bluetooth 5 continues to advance the Internet of Things (IoT) experience by enabling simple and effortless interactions across the vast range of connected devices. For those with wearables that utilize Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), you'll see some improvement in Bluetooth 5 as well. Bluetooth 5 is different from Bluetooth used for speakers and earbuds, which rely on an old standard.
An aide to Gore said Trump's team reached out to him after the former vice president said he meant to do everything he could to work with the president-elect to ensure the United States remained a leader in the effort to address climate change .
WGS-8 is the eighth satellite in what's expected to be a 10-satellite constellation created to provide secure channels for command and control as well as battle management and combat support. forces. By 2019, the WGS-9 and -10 will join existing Wideband Global satellites, bringing the total up to 10. The WGS satellite heading up Wednesday has more to do with national defense than weather, however.
Elon Musk's SpaceX has been forced to delay the return of its rockets to flight until January as an investigation continues into a launch pad explosion earlier this year, the tech billionaire' s company said on Wednesday. According to the investigators, the cause of the explosion may have been due to the freezing of the liquid oxygen fuel which triggered a chain of explosions subsequently.
The latest measurements appear to reverse a trend of expanding Antarctic sea ice, which some skeptics cited to contradict evidence of climate change. In the Arctic, sea ice extent averaged 753,000 square miles below the long-term average for November.
The Trump camp wants each state to certify its election results without delay, so the 538 electors can meet and officially elect him president. The Electoral College gives each state the same number of electors as their two senators, plus the number of representatives apportioned to them.
President Xi has known Branstad since 1985, when he visited Iowa as part of an official delegation studying pig-raising techniques. Last week, Trump spoke over the phone with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, breaking decades of USA diplomatic protocol and angering Beijing.
A Reuters report mentioned that Masayoshi justified TMUS and S shares momentum by citing his previous hopes for T-Mobile and Sprint merger to take on United States market leaders. So being in the USA and having a foothold in the sector would give Masayoshi Son access to Silicon Valley, and more importantly, what people there are thinking and doing and what the future of IoT (Internet of Things) looks like.
Cassini is in the waning days of its scientific life. During its nine-month journey through the ring system, the orbiter will capture closeup images of the rings' outer regions and the planet's many small moons. This planet possesses other rings too, which are fainter and situated farther away from the planet. Cassini is travelling at thousands of miles per hour so should blast though the ring with minimal time for a collision.
General Mills' restructuring is expected to affect approximately 400 to 600 positions globally. The development comes after Warc recently reported on the changes General Mills has introduced to its payment policy for creative agencies.
Those who reject climate science say the phrase denier has the pejorative ring of Holocaust denier so The Associated Press prefers climate change doubter or someone who rejects mainstream science ". He categorized the meeting as a "sincere search for common ground". Environmental groups failed to instantly encourage the news of Ms Trump's environmental interest.
Whichever way you slice it, the tide is turning against the auto as we know it, certainly as a means of simply getting from A to B. Time spent commuting is time wasted, or so the consensus seems to be. Honda's announcement stresses it's just a concept, though, and certainly its name - part of the Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem - needs a bit of work before it hits the market.
The Commodore combines technology across a number of areas in a way that you would usually only find in high-end prestige vehicles and makes it available for everyday Australians. Vauxhall says this gives the auto better traction in slippery conditions, as well as making the vehicle more stable when cornering. The new Opel is roomier than its predecessor, allowing for more headroom and knee room in the rear.
The most downloaded free iPad app was Google's YouTube. On iPad, the U.S. has Sketchbook Motion as its number one app and the sword-swinging Severed as game of the year. When it comes to music, Drake claimed top album and song spots with Views . Apple has also selected the best books of the year, featuring titles including Homegoing , Evicted and Born to Run .
When a customer leaves the store after shopping, a receipt will automatically reach his Amazon account. The 1,800 square foot store is located in Amazon's home town Seattle and is now only open to Amazon employees in a beta program. A store with no checkout lines? "Automatic checkout is absolutely a characteristic of the store of the future", said Moorhead. Ready-to-eat meals cooked by on-site chefs and local stores are also offered alongside typical groceries.
So what does the upcoming event mean for Overwatch players? Tuesday is the day that Overwatch weekly updates launch. One of them appears to be a holiday event similar to Junkenstein's Revenge, while there will be at least one Christmas/holiday themed map.
A majority of the 56 analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rate cut of at least 25 bps, though 18 had forecast policy would remain unchanged. This is the first policy review of the Reserve Bank of India since November 8, 2016 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation or scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.
The Dow rose 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 19,234 as of 2 p.m. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index rose 24.11 points, or 0.5%, to 5,333.00. Germany's DAX rose up 0.3 percent to 10,721. European stocks were mostly higher, but Italy's market slipped after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes and the country's premier said he would resign.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 22.58 points , or 0.12 percent , to 19,238.82, the S&P 500 gained 5.99 points, or 0.27 percent, to 2,210.7 and the Nasdaq Composite added 21.19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,330.08. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,207 and the Nasdaq composite was up one point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 5,310.
Jayalalithaa was a fighter and till the last moment she fought against the cruelty of disease and sufferings. Haasan's subdued message didn't go down well with her fans. Chennai: Lakhs of grieving men and women yesterday bid a tearful adieu to J Jayalalithaa, the charismatic Chief Minister who held sway over Tamil Nadu politics for more than three decades with a pro-poor image, as the AIADMK supremo was buried here with full state honours.