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Liberal Democrats 'broke European Union referendum finance rules'

Liberal Democrats 'broke European Union referendum finance rules'

Both organisations failed to deliver a complete and accurate account of their referendum spending to the watchdog. Bob Posner, Electoral Commission Director of Political Finance and Regulation & Legal Counsel, said: "The reporting requirements for parties and campaigners at referendums and elections are clear, that's why it is disappointing that the Liberal Democrats didn't follow them correctly". Consulte Mais Informação

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Fierce California winds expected as crews fight to tame wildfire

Fierce California winds expected as crews fight to tame wildfire

Full containment of the fire is not expected until January 7, officials said. Since it began on December 4, the wind-whipped blaze has burned hundreds of homes and is blamed for the deaths of a firefighter and an evacuee. The fire, which is only 55 percent contained last night, is only about 1,200 acres smaller than the state's largest fire. That fire, the Cedar Fire , ripped through 273,246 acres in San Diego in October 2003. Consulte Mais Informação

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State's budget outlook still dim

Add a regular session that failed to produce effective solutions to the budget deficit - including an unconstitutional cigarette tax/fee that was supposed to raise more than $200 million but won't because it's, well, unconstitutional - and the first special session that didn't do anything other than waste more taxpayer money, and here we are. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ajit Doval to host China counterpart for border talks

Ajit Doval to host China counterpart for border talks

The foreign ministry said China's special representative on borders would meet his counterpart in New Delhi tomorrow (22) for the 20th meeting on the unresolved "boundary question". The confrontation escalated until August when the two nuclear-armed nations pulled back their troops, averting a full-blown crisis. On Tuesday, China had said that the Dokalam standoff posed a "major test" for the bilateral ties and lessons should be learnt from it to avoid a similar situation of its kind in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Cuba President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Raul Castro announced in 2013 that this would be his last five-year term as president. It will be the first time in almost 60 years that a leader other than Castro or his late older brother Fidel ruled the country. He likely will remain head of the country's ruling Communist Party after leaving the presidency. Economy Minister Ricardo Cabrisas said the hurricane had caused damage equivalent to about £10 billion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flash flood watch for Cullman

Flash flood watch for Cullman

Up to inch of rain is possible Wednesday. Winds become unidirectional by afternoon, however. Rain and storms were tracking across parts of Alabama on Wednesday morning, and more are on the way. For now we see no threat of snow or ice issues for Alabama for the next 10 days. Rain chances return Friday ahead of another cold front that will move through late Saturday into Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cardeal envolvido em escândalo de pedofilia nos EUA morre em Roma

Cardeal envolvido em escândalo de pedofilia nos EUA morre em Roma

O religioso ficou mundialmente famoso pelo seu envolvimento no escândalo de pedofilia na diocese de Boston, da qual era arcebispo, e cujo caso fora abordado no longa "Spotlight", vencedor do Oscar de melhor filme em 2016. Foi escolhido cardeal no consistório de 25 de maio de 1985, presidido pelo papa João Paulo II. O antigo cardeal norte-americano tinha sido hospitalizado recentemente. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cville's Fourth Street Becomes Heather Heyer Way

Cville's Fourth Street Becomes Heather Heyer Way

She was killed and dozens of people were injured. That driver, Alex Fields Jr., of OH, was charged with first-degree murder in connection to Heyer's death. "I don't know that anybody would bother her grave but why take the chance?" she said. A makeshift memorial quickly popped up for Heyer in the spot where she was killed, and Wednesday's dedication made a form of tribute permanent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police support murder charge against ex-trooper after Tasering leads to death

Police support murder charge against ex-trooper after Tasering leads to death

It is alleged that Bessner unnecessarily deployed his taser at Grimes from the MSP patrol vehicle while Grimes was riding at approximately 35 to 40 miles per hour. The teen was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Court documents obtained by Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV show the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is seeking second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter charges against Mark Bessner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Em tom de pré-candidato, Meirelles domina programa partidário do PSD

Em tom de pré-candidato, Meirelles domina programa partidário do PSD

Nos dez minutos da peça, o economista tentou se mostrar como uma alternativa de centro, um meio termo entre os "extremos do ponto de vista político e ideológico". "A mensagem é que vamos cumprir a meta fiscal e o teto de gastos", disse. Ele cita ainda medidas populares, como a liberação de recursos das contas inativas do FGTS para "ajudar o trabalhador a pagar sua dívida, consumir e enfrentar a crise". Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple admits iPhones slow down as they get older

APP "CPU DasherX" shows iPhone CPU is under clocked running at 600MHz. Older batteries can cause iPhones to shut down without warning. According to the Verge , "Geekbench developer John Poole has mapped out performance for the iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 over time, and has come to the conclusion that Apple's iOS 10.2.1 and 11.2.0 updates introduce this throttling for different devices". Consulte Mais Informação

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BCA: We are committed to fair Damond probe

BCA: We are committed to fair Damond probe

She was shot in the stomach as she approached the police auto Noor and his partner were sitting in. They were startled by a loud noise before Damond approached the driver's side of the vehicle and Noor, who was on the passenger side, fired his gun through the open driver's side window, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Consulte Mais Informação

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