What's In A Name? Perhaps A Very Personal UDRP

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-21

There are all kinds of UDRP filings on record, but perhaps the latest one is one for the books indeed. Cara Hutson, an experienced US attorney, Domain Gang reports, acquired common law rights to her name in 2007. She attempted to acquire CaraHutson.com and when it wasn’t possible, she filed a UDRP,...

ICANN CEO Goran Marby Receives 100K Bonus

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-21

The ICANN board of directors voted last week to approve the first half of ICANN CEO Goran Marby’s annual bonus totaling almost $100,000, Domain Incite reports. Under the plan, the report said, the board approved the first half of his fiscal year 2019 “at risk compensation,” what ICANN calls the...

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United passengers stranded at freezing Canada airport for 18 hours flown back to N.J.

Lehigh Valley | 2019-01-21

A nightmarish ordeal for 250 Hong Kong-bound passengers on a United Airlines flight from Newark ended nearly 27 hours later back where the plane started after it got stuck on a frigid tarmac in Canada. The passengers were flown back to Newark Liberty International Airport by a rescue plane that...

Qatar to put $500 million in Lebanon bonds to support economy

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-01-21

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar will invest $500 million in Lebanese government U.S. dollar bonds to support Lebanon's struggling economy, the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday. Lebanon has one of the world's highest levels of public debt compared to GDP and stagnant growth. The International...

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Chinese scientist who gene-edited babies fired by university

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-01-21

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - A Chinese scientist responsible for what he said were the world's first "gene-edited" babies evaded oversight and broke guidelines in a quest for fame and fortune, state media said on Monday, as the university where he worked announced his dismissal. He Jiankui said in...

Here's how to feed 10 bn people a healthy, sustainable diet by 2050

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-01-17

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Scientists claim to have found a solution to one of the biggest challenges facing humanity: Feeding 10 billion people a healthy diet in a sustainable manner by 2050. They say to stay within the planet's limits, we will need a combination of dietary change, improved food...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: January 21, 2019

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-21

General News Bitfury Group, the early bitcoin mining firm turned global blockchain company based out of London, has announced it will launch an entertainment division tasked with developing an open-source music platform that runs on blockchain technology. The open-source platform, labeled...

This cryptocurrency mining malware now disables security software to help remain undetected

A Bit of News | 2019-01-21

A form of cryptojacking malware has added the ability to disable cloud security software to help avoid detection and increase its chance of illicitly mining for cryptocurrency without being discovered. It’s the first time this attack technique has ever been seen, said the researchers at...

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Australian Open: Top seed Simona Halep eclipses Venus to set up Serena clash

Hindustan Times | 2019-01-19

Top seed Simona Halep defeated Venus Williams 6-2, 6-3 in one hour 17 minutes to post her best performance so far at this year’s tournament after struggling through the early rounds tennis Updated: Jan 19, 2019 16:00 IST AFP Melbourne World number one Simona Halep hit form to cruise past Venus...

World No. 1 Simona Halep says Serena Williams is the best player on the planet

Metro UK | 2019-01-19

Halep is ready to face Williams (Picture: Getty Images) Simona Halep may be the No. 1 ranked player on the WTA Tour but she believes Serena Williams is actually the best player in the sport. The Romanian has come through a fiendishly difficult draw to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open...

Ronaldo to answer tax fraud charges in Spain

The Times of India | 2019-01-21

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo is due in court in Spain on Tuesday to answer charges of evading taxes during his nine-year reign as Spanish side Real Madrid's all-time highest scorer. The Portuguese striker is expected to plead guilty after he struck a deal last year with authorities in Spain to settle...

Barça's Dembele sidelined for 2 weeks due to injury

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-01-21

Barcelona, Jan 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona on Monday announced that its France forward Ousmane Dembele has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle that would sideline him...

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Russian Rock Star Linked To Trump Tower Meeting Cancels U.S. Tour

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-22

Emin Agalarov, the Russian pop star who is said to have helped arrange Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer at Trump Tower during the...

TSA Reports Record Absentee Rate Among Airport Security Officers Amid Shutdown

Germany Bans Iranian Airline From Its Airspace

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-22

Germany has revoked the license of an Iranian airline because it has been transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war...

WHO Report Says Western Lifestyles, Diet Pose Risks To Migrants' Health

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-22

A new report released on Monday by the World Health Organization said Western culture and society posed more health risks to migrants than they did to any host...

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Rescue Attempts For Spanish Toddler Trapped In Well On Hold As Drill Hits Hard Rock

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-21

The rescue workers who have been tirelessly trying to save a 2-year-old boy who fell at least 30 stories down a well in Spain eight days ago have had to put...

Saudi Activists Say Prominent Imam Ahmed Al-Amari Has Died In Prison

WorldNews.com | 2019-01-21

Saudi activists say a prominent imam and preacher at the Prophet's Mosque in Medina has died in prison, reportedly as a result of being held in poor conditions,...

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Al Jazeera | 2019-01-21

Chinese Islamophobia was made in the West

China is using western counter-terror strategies targeting Muslims as justification for its Uighur...