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Ecuador's vice-president sentenced to six years in prison for corruption

Ecuador's vice-president sentenced to six years in prison for corruption

In an October interview from prison in Quito, Glas said he was a victim of the construction giant's revenge after he was instrumental in kicking the company out of Ecuador in 2008 following a dispute over fix of a hydroelectric plant. A close ally of ex-president Rafael Correa, Glas served as Correa's vice-president from 2013 and retained the position under current President Lenin Moreno. Consulte Mais Informação

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RUMOR: New Patent Shows Potential Galaxy Note 9 Wraparound Display

RUMOR: New Patent Shows Potential Galaxy Note 9 Wraparound Display

While the sketches are rather basic and don't reveal very much else about the design, they focus specifically on this new display feature and serve to give us a sense of some new technology we could see from one of Samsung's upcoming phones - the Galaxy Note 9 perhaps? As with any smartphone patent application, don't expect to see a device rocking this design appear anytime soon, however; Samsung and other tech companies submit regular patents as part of their business operations, it's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video

PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video

A total of 851 competitors are in the conflict for 93 seats spread over 14 districts in north and central Gujarat , in the final phase of the polls, where 2.22 crore people are qualified for exercise their franchise. The guests denied that domestic politics figured at all in discussions with Pakistani leaders after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charge that Islamabad is trying to meddle in the Gujarat election . Consulte Mais Informação

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More chances for snow this week in Northern Virginia

More chances for snow this week in Northern Virginia

There will be a cold front moving through with the wind veering to a westerly. Other parts of the United Kingdom could also experience sub-zero temperatures, as well as wintry showers. Our next rain maker may deliver a few showers by Sunday evening, but better rain chances hold off until Monday. Today is set to be windy, with spells of heavy and showery rain, which may turn wintry over northern hills. Consulte Mais Informação

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Officers under investigation for handcuffing 11-year old girl

Officers under investigation for handcuffing 11-year old girl

The arrest of 11-year-old Honestie Hodges occurred on December 6 when officers were in search for her aunt Carrie Manning , who allegedly stabbed her younger sister. She says seeing the video compelled her to go speak at a city commission meeting for the first time. It's not unusual, the chief said, for a crime suspect to ask an innocent party - even a child - to hold a weapon, hoping that person won't be searched. Consulte Mais Informação

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L Train shutdown plan revealed by MTA

L Train shutdown plan revealed by MTA

Seventy to 80 percent of L train riders are expected to replace their trips in part by using other subway lines, where service is being bolstered to accommodate the additional ridership. DOT will also improve cycling connections to the Stuyvesant Cove ferry landing and East River Greenway, as well as a protected bike link this spring on Delancey Street between Allen Street and the Williamsburg Bridge. Consulte Mais Informação

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Black Lives Matter Activist Sues Fox News, Jeanine Pirro

Black Lives Matter Activist Sues Fox News, Jeanine Pirro

Pirro's statements, which were made during an appearance on the Fox News show "Fox & Friends", were extremely unsafe and continue to endanger McKesson, the lawsuit said. "Defendant Pirro did not respond to the letter", according to the complaint. One police officer filed a counter-suit, however, claiming protesters had thrown rocks at him and that McKesson had incited the violence. Consulte Mais Informação

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Netflix Wants to Know Why People Love 'The Christmas Prince' So Much

Netflix Wants to Know Why People Love 'The Christmas Prince' So Much

Another user said the tweet was incredible, "except for the "watching us like big brother" part". Netflix isn't stalking you, they swear. The playful Netflix Twitter elf even tweeted back some sass at some of its responders. The tweet was very similar to a campaign that music-streaming service Spotify ran previous year, in which it shared insights from consumer data - not naming its users, but sometimes noting individual accounts. Consulte Mais Informação

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May promete votação sobre acordo do Brexit

May promete votação sobre acordo do Brexit

Ela acrescentou que uma nova sensação de otimismo ronda o Brexit desde o acordo de sexta-feira, apesar de que, menos de 48 horas depois, ter acontecido a primeira polêmica com a Irlanda. Também as questões da salvaguarda dos direitos dos cidadão da União Europeia no Reino Unido e os dos cidadãos deste país na Europa terão ficado resolvidas. Consulte Mais Informação

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NY governor tells reporter her question is 'disservice to women'

NY governor tells reporter her question is 'disservice to women'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he directed the spire of the 1,776-foot-tall skyscraper to be lit in the colors of the American flag "as a symbol of our essential values of freedom and democracy". There was Harvey Weinstein in the arts industry, it's comedians, it's politicians, it's chefs, right? When longtime Albany reporter Kyle Hughes of Nysnys News mentioned that his administration was hiring former campaign staffers for Hillary Clinton and President Obama, the governor shot back, "I don't even ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ghost Recon Wildlands teases Predator-starring special event

Ghost Recon Wildlands teases Predator-starring special event

As you would expect, taking down the Predator isn't easy even for a party of four. Hunting other strong predators is a right-of-passage for the Predator species and this is a clever mashup on Ubisoft's part. You'll see hints of the alien's presence long before you actually meet or fight it. "Getting that feeling of being swallowed by the surrounding jungle was something we really wanted to convey", he said in a blog post . Consulte Mais Informação

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur Says Women in Congress 'Invite' Harassment With Clothing Choices

Rep. Marcy Kaptur Says Women in Congress 'Invite' Harassment With Clothing Choices

The kicker to all of this is that Kaptur said this during a meeting to discuss sexual harassment issues. "I saw a member yesterday with her cleavage so deep it was down to the floor", Kaptur said, sources present told Politico . "I shared the stories from my time here in the context of the "Me Too" legislation and how we can elevate the decorum and the dress code to protect women from what is a pervasive problem here and in society at large". Consulte Mais Informação

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