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Postal rates: Why is the US threatening to leave the UN system?

Postal rates: Why is the US threatening to leave the UN system?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says the system for global postage charges puts the US at a disadvantage Emergency talks are being held at the UN this week over threats from the US to withdraw from a 145-year-old postal treaty. The agreement sets rates for sending packages between 192 countries. But the […]

How These 6 Hotel Brands Use Instagram to Inspire Your Dream Stay – Adweek

How These 6 Hotel Brands Use Instagram to Inspire Your Dream Stay – Adweek

As Instagram continues to “win friends” and influence people, the impression that a hotel feed makes on potential guests is as essential as its website and online reviews. Brands are tasked with being modern-day storytellers, keeping their content fresh and captivating and churning out glimpses of obtainable fantasies. But behind a hotel’s vision and inspirational […]

Arizona Woman Says Burger King Sold Her Raw Chicken Sandwich

Arizona Woman Says Burger King Sold Her Raw Chicken Sandwich

An Arizona grandmother is chicken to eat at Burger King after she was sold a sandwich that contained raw meat. Charlotte Parker of Goodyear said she purchased the sandwich last Thursday for her 13-year-old granddaughter. The girl took a few bites when she commented there was something different about this particular sandwich. “Caitlin got hers […]

UK brings travelers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

UK brings travelers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

Tourists smile after checking in an alternate flight, at the Cancun airport in Mexico, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. (Victor Ruiz/Associated Press) LONDON — Britain’s biggest repatriation effort since World War II ramped up […]

Hacker Takes Over Smart Home Devices, Plays ‘Vulgar’ Music in Couple’s House

Hacker Takes Over Smart Home Devices, Plays ‘Vulgar’ Music in Couple’s House

A Wisconsin couple is warning smart-home owners about security issues after their in-house video system was recently disrupted by an unidentified hacker. Lamont and Samantha Westmoreland noticed something wasn’t right when a random voice took over their Google Nest system on September 17, Newsweek reported. The pair started hearing noisy music echoing throughout their home and […]

Dish TV reportedly planning to launch an Android set-top boxes in the next few weeks- Technology News, Firstpost

Dish TV reportedly planning to launch an Android set-top boxes in the next few weeks- Technology News, Firstpost

Press Trust of IndiaSep 24, 2019 21:21:39 IST DTH major Dish TV India is planning to launch Android set-top boxes in the next few weeks responding to the changing scenario in entertainment space, a top company official said. In addition to this, the direct-to-home (DTH) operator is also betting big on its over-the-top (OTT) platform […]

Trump Ukraine call: Democratic calls for impeachment grow

Trump Ukraine call: Democratic calls for impeachment grow

Image copyright Alex Wong/Getty Images Democratic calls to impeach President Donald Trump are gathering pace after it emerged he withheld aid to Ukraine, pressing it to investigate his would-be White House challenger Joe Biden. The House of Representatives’ Democratic leader, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is meeting party members on Tuesday to consider impeachment. Mr Trump has […]