Traders plan protests against Amazon boss Jeff Bezos during India trip

Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit the country next week for a company event and potential meetings with government officials. Bezos will participate in an Amazon event in capital New Delhi aimed at connecting with small and medium-sized enterprises, three sources… Read More Traders plan protests against Amazon boss Jeff Bezos during India trip

Protests erupt in Iran following military admittance of shooting down Ukrainian plane

Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, piling pressure on the leadership after the military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner at a time when Tehran had feared U.S. air strikes. “They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here,” a group of protesters outside… Read More Protests erupt in Iran following military admittance of shooting down Ukrainian plane

At least ten dead, flight cancellations, power outages as winter storms hit U.S.

At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches (5-13 cm)of snow fell on Friday… Read More At least ten dead, flight cancellations, power outages as winter storms hit U.S.

Philippines issues warning of explosive eruption as volcano spews ash

A volcano near the Philippines capital spewed ash up to nine miles into the sky on Sunday, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people, the cancellation of flights and warnings of a possible explosive eruption and volcanic tsunami. Taal volcano, one of the country’s most active, is in the middle of a lake about 45… Read More Philippines issues warning of explosive eruption as volcano spews ash