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Drahi hits Altice reset button to court wary investors

Drahi hits Altice reset button to court wary investors

The US spin-off will be completed through a distribution in kind to Altice shareholders. Altice said it would spin off its U.S. arm to existing investors and prioritise a turnaround of its European operations. Dennis Okhuijsen will serve as CEO and a director of Altice Europe, reporting to Drahi. One major change sees Altice France become a wholesale customer of the Pay TV division, which manages a range of content services including exclusive sports rights.


Newborn baby found dead, wrapped in plastic in airplane bathroom

Newborn baby found dead, wrapped in plastic in airplane bathroom

It is suspected that shortly after takeoff, about four hours into the flight, Hani began bleeding, forcing the captain to divert. The Jakarta Post reports the woman gave birth to a baby boy on a flight from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta. She claimed she took the step as the baby was a result of her extra-marital relationship with her employer in Abu Dhabi. On a later flight, the suspect arrived in Jakarta where she was arrested by police following the grisly discovery.


Antoine Griezmann makes Manchester United demand

Antoine Griezmann makes Manchester United demand

The Atletico Madrid forward has been heavily linked with making a move to Old Trafford for a number of months, with Atletico Madrid's transfer ban thought to be the only thing that prevented the Frenchman making the move to Manchester during the summer.


Powerful Winter Storm Arrives in San Diego

Powerful Winter Storm Arrives in San Diego

Outside of this narrow corridor, 2 to 4 inches are expected by Thursday afternoon. Travel on Monday afternoon and overnight could be hard with slippery conditions and poor visibility during periods of heavy snow. Most roads will have chain requirements.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected.


Dick Vitale Isn't Happy With ESPN's LaVar Ball Coverage

Dick Vitale Isn't Happy With ESPN's LaVar Ball Coverage

Ball, in an interview with ESPN , recently called out Los Angeles Lakers coach - and coach to his son Lonzo - Luke Walton , citing that Walton had "lost the locker room", and that "players weren't playing for him anymore". The difference on this front, as Kerr noted, is that LaVar appears to have the media microphone whenever he so pleases. I've never had to talk to a parent who's been upset about playing time.


Russia says militants used drones to attack its bases in Syria -agencies

Russia says militants used drones to attack its bases in Syria -agencies

Such an attack would have required a developed country's help, it said. The extremists may have been aided by a "technologically advanced state", the statement said. Russia's Defense Ministry admitted on Monday that its air and naval bases in Syria's Humeimim and Tartous came under attack over the weekend by drones carrying explosives, accusing countries with high technological potential of providing hardliners with the UAVs ( unmanned aerial vehicles ).