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British police officer who filmed nude sunbathers from helicopter jailed

British police officer who filmed nude sunbathers from helicopter jailed

Pogmore was the only one present on each of the occasions that filming took place, a spokesman for the Crown Prosecution Service said following the acquittals. Pogmore had been described in court by other members of the air support unit as the "team deviant". "But it was not motivated by anything more sinister than that".


Uber Will Reportedly End Its Car-Leasing Business

Uber Will Reportedly End Its Car-Leasing Business

The Journal , citing sources, said the company aims to close or sell most of the business by the end of the year. The Xchange program was introduced by Uber two years ago as a way to help provide vehicles to potential drivers who couldn't necessarily secure one through more traditional means.


Dow Jones hits intraday high notching its ninth straight record close

Dow Jones hits intraday high notching its ninth straight record close

Providing support from the economic side, the USA government reported the economy added 209,000 jobs in July, this was higher than the 183,000 consensus estimate. Oil prices edged lower on Monday, sliding away from nine-week highs, as worries lingered over high production from OPEC and the United States. The NASDAQ Composite Index also moved lower as the day progressed.


United's Deadly Skies: Family Dog the Latest Pet Death on United Airlines

United's Deadly Skies: Family Dog the Latest Pet Death on United Airlines

The rate of ticket-holders on 12 US carriers denied a seat from April to June declined to 44 per million passengers, according to the Department of Transportation's Air Travel Consumer Report released Tuesday. Since the incident, United announced it was changing its bumping policy, increasing the maximum amount travelers may be paid for volunteering to be bumped from a flight to $10,000.



ASEAN 'framework' on South China Sea tiptoes around the real issue

However, in his opening speech, Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Cayetano did not refer to that issue and preferred to speak about the importance of the contributions of ASEAN, which will turn 50 years next week. China had always been perceived as delaying negotiations with ASEAN so it can undertake and complete construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea without being restricted by any maritime code.


Bitcoin tops $3200 for the first time after moving past hard fork

Bitcoin tops $3200 for the first time after moving past hard fork

Another market watcher suggested that the introduction of Bitcoin Cash had actually contributed to the surge in the original version's value. "But there is another camp, which is saying this is very early-stage technology". The currency split, or "forked", on August 1 after a minority of developers went ahead with their own upgrade proposal to improve transaction speed on the digital currency network.