U.S. airport immigration computers go down: agency


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Immigration desk computers at various airports went down for about two hours on Monday, causing long lines for travelers entering the United States after year-end holidays, according to Customs and Border Protection and posts on social media. The processing system outage began at about 7:30 p.m. EST …

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China’s WeChat messenger denies storing user chats

(Reuters) – Tencent Holdings’ WeChat, China’s most popular messenger app, on Tuesday denied storing users’ chat histories, after a top businessman was quoted in media reports as saying he believed Tencent was monitoring everyone’s account. “WeChat does not store any users’ chat history. That is only stored in users’ mobiles, …

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Highlights of Saturday’s NBA games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s National Basketball Association games: Warriors 141, Grizzlies 128 Stephen Curry returned from an 11-game absence due to an ankle injury and set an NBA season-high by hitting 10 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 141-128 on Saturday. In his …

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U.S. military to accept transgender recruits

 (Reuters) – Transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the U.S. armed forces starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts, unless President Donald Trump’s administration seeks last-minute Supreme Court intervention to try to enforce his blocked transgender ban. Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in …

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Apple apologizes over slowed iPhones

(Reuters) – Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries Apple Inc is cutting costs for battery substitutions and will change its product to indicate clients whether their telephone battery is great. In a posting on its site Thursday, apologized over its treatment …

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Sound of Music’ star, Menzies-Urich dead

Hollywood actress, Heather Menzies-Urich, best known for portraying Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music” has passed on at the age of 68. The actress died on Sunday night, December 24 in Frankford, Ontario. According to her son, Ryan Urich, Menzies-Urich, had recently been diagnosed with …

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Trump Wishes troops a Merry Christmas

President Donald Trump wished a Merry Christmas to a group of American service members deployed abroad during a teleconference from Mar-a-Lago on Sunday, telling the troops from all five military branches that Americans were asking God to watch over them. Trump’s teleconference, where the President touted the military and their …

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North Korea declares war over new UN sanctions

North Korea has threatened to punish all nations who supported new UN sanctions on it declaring that the sanctions were an act of war. North Korea’s foreign ministry disclosed on Sunday that the sanctions was equivalent to complete economic blockade against the country. It said that the sanctions also amounted …

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Uber driver in news again

Uber driver

An Uber driver Abdoulie Jagne, has been arrested in Georgia, U.S., after he was accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week. The 58-year-old Jagne, who was arrested on Thursday, was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail in north central Georgia. Authorities told Fox 5 Atlanta that …

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