Syria: Putin renews call for political deal in Assad visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has renewed his call for a political solution to the war in Syria, during a rare visit by the Syrian leader. Mr Putin told Bashar al-Assad the military campaign was “wrapping up”, but there was still “a long way to go”. A two-year Russian air campaign has given Syria a clear upper hand in the civil war, which began in 2011. The meeting comes ahead of talks between Syria’s allies Russia and Iran, and Turkey, which backs the rebels. The three powers have increasingly co-operated in…

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Whitefish Energy: Power company halts Puerto Rico work

An energy firm is halting work restoring power in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in a dispute over pay. Whitefish Energy says payments have been delayed from Puerto Rico’s bankrupt power authority. The power authority, known was Prepa, says it is reviewing invoices and has stopped payments after receiving a complaint from a subcontractor. Whitefish Energy has been at the centre of a contracting controversy that reached the Trump administration. Puerto Rico’s hard road to recovery after Hurricane Maria Whitefish energy grid deal to be scrapped The company said in a statement…

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Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Unsolicited $103-Billion Takeover Bid

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles. Shares of Qualcomm were up 1.8 percent at $65.74 in early afternoon trading, while those of Broadcom were down 0.4 percent at $263.95. Broadcom said it would seek to engage with Qualcomm’s board and management, adding that it had received positive feedback from key customers and stockholders. “We continue to believe our proposal represents the most attractive, value-enhancing alternative available to Qualcomm stockholders and we are encouraged by their reaction,”…

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OnePlus Left Behind a Testing App on Its Devices With Backdoor to Root Access: Report

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus reportedly installs a diagnostic app on its devices The company is looking into it, co-founder Pei said OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 reportedly install the backdoor app OnePlus has landed in soup again just a few days ahead of the launch of its much-anticipated OnePlus 5T smartphone. The Chinese company has been found to leave behind an app on its recent devices that can act as a backdoor capable of providing root access without unlocking. For end users, this essentially means that some OnePlus smartphones can be easily rooted without…

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The Three Most Common Spinal Injuries

It is estimated that there are more than 335,000 people in the United States who live with spinal cord injuries. Researchers state that there are more than 12,500 new injuries each and every year, which means the number of people living with an injury is on the rise. Statistics also show that 82% of these injuries occur in males. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center at UAB,spinal cord injuries are most commonly caused by vehicular accidents or falls. When you hear about a spinal cord injury, it…

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How to Create a Fantastic Home Library for Your Home

No matter if you are an avid or casual reader; a library is a place where you can feel at ease. There is nothing better than having a library in your home and building one has never been easier. Here is a short but effective guide on how to create one. Choose the Perfect Space The first step in building a library in your home is to find the best place for it. You should not focus only on the space that is the biggest. A library does not necessarily…

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How to Get The Same Effect Seen in Weight Loss Supplements but Via Inexpensive Foods!

Weight loss supplements are big business these days, as so many of us look for things that will help in our fight to achieve the body we want. While many of them actually do have an effect, often, taking supplements can be expensive and can also even be dangerous, as reported here at Side Effect Answers. However, the majority of legal weight loss supplements are actually based on things you can simply incorporate into your diet at far less expense. While it may not be as convenient as popping a…

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Children Halloween 2017 Movies

For what reason not begin the Halloween 2017 occasions off with some incredible children Halloween motion pictures? A portion of the children most mainstream characters have an occasion DVD out, characters like Dora The Explorer, Fairly Odd Parents, Little Bear, Max and Ruby, Spongebob Squarepants, Backyardigans, Wow Wubbzy and Yo Gabba.   Dora The Explorer: Dora’s Halloween DVD   Dora’s Halloween 2017 DVD is loaded with traps and treats. Dora and Boots have a spooky Halloween experience that is loaded with fun. An enchanted chase for a missing enchantment wand,…

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Can institutional safeguards prevent campus sexual harassment?

Students protesting at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) had said that women on campus were constantly subjected to harassment with the administration paying no heed to their complaints. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The last few weeks saw the campus of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) witnessing massive protests by students who felt that the administration’s response to complaints of sexual harassment were inadequate. According to several students, this was not a one-off incident and women on campus were constantly subjected to harassment with the administration paying no heed to their complaints. “Each time…

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Checking Out the Specifications for Your Industrial Machinery

Your factory’s daily operations ride on the quality of machinery and equipment you use in your building. When the systems that are in use now start to wear out or slow down, you need to replace them with gear that can stay apace and offer you the innovation needed to maintain your profitability and brand growth. However, if you are not well-versed in machines like turnkey systems, deaerator vacuum breaker technology, relief valves, and other industrial components, you might need to do some research before you actually buy them. You…

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