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U.S. sweeps aside net neutrality rules

U.S. sweeps aside net neutrality rules

Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, a Democratic candidate for Illinois Attorney General, says the FCC's net neutrality vote hurts everyone in Illinois. FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, a Democrat appointed by President Barack Obama , lambasted the "preordained outcome" of the vote that she said hurts small and large businesses and ordinary people.


U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Syria, Pentagon says

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian aircraft over Syria, Pentagon says

The official told Reuters that the Russian jets left the area, which was above the Euphrates river, after the two U.S. jets sent the warnings. Coalition officers, during the recent interaction, called their Russian counterparts on a pre-established de-confliction hotline, which eventually led to the Russian evacuation of the area.


Wine glasses are seven times bigger than they once were

Wine glasses are seven times bigger than they once were

However, you don't have to be 300 years old to have noticed a significant difference: The study found wine glass sizes in the United Kingdom have actually increased most rapidly over the past two decades. Bigger glasses, the report says, contribute to higher consumption and bigger profits in bars and restaurants, and the 250-millilitre offering is increasingly prevalent.


Russians spent a whole 73p to

Russians spent a whole 73p to "meddle" in Brexit vote

Facebook said Russian-backed groups spent less than £1 on advertising linked to Britain's referendum past year to leave the European Union , according to a letter sent to the country's Electoral Commission. They did not feature any direct information about the European Union referendum , known as Brexit . Twitter's spokesman also declined to share the Russian bought Brexit ads it has identified .


Disney's $60 billion deal for Fox comes with lots of questions

Disney's $60 billion deal for Fox comes with lots of questions

However, it marks a huge change of trajectory for Rupert Murdoch , who has built up his media empire over five decades to include huge swathes of the publishing, broadcasting and film industries, and the sale will mark one of the largest media deals in recent years.


Brent Crude Holds Steady Around $64 Levels

Brent Crude Holds Steady Around $64 Levels

The IEA estimates that the average call on Opec crude in 2018 will be 32.5 million bpd, around 100,000 bpd higher than the average so far this year of around 32.4 million bpd, implying an ongoing drawdown in inventories. Added to IEA projections for other non-OPEC producers, the agency notes that non-OPEC production could rise by 1.6 million barrels day, some 200,000 barrels more than IEA projected in last month's report.