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Trump Laments the Stock Market Plunge as a 'Big Mistake'

Trump Laments the Stock Market Plunge as a 'Big Mistake'

The week has recovered somewhat, but the quick drops on Friday and Monday sent a shiver down the spine of those Americans with money in the market (a bit less than half the country). In politics, holding contradictory positions could actually pay out, if you can convince people they aren't contradictory positions. President Donald Trump is portraying the violent MS-13 gang as a collection of immigrants sneaking illegally into the US, an account that ignores the organization's homegrown ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

Stockton teen who livestreamed fatal crash sentenced to prison

The Merced Sun Star reports 19-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 after being convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment stemming from the July 2017 crash. "I made that video because I knew I had more than 5,000 followers", she wrote. Obdulia Sanchez appears in a Los Banos , Calif., branch of the Merced County Superior Court with her public defender, Ramnik Samrao, left. Consulte Mais Informação

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Masayoshi Son plans measures to reduce discount on SoftBank stock

Masayoshi Son plans measures to reduce discount on SoftBank stock

Softbank has unveiled plans for an initial public offering for its Japanese telco business as CEO Masayoshi Son looks to draw a line between investments and telecommunications. The Vision Fund has invested about $28 billion to date in technology companies. Son cemented his reputation as a canny investor early on, leading SoftBank's move to invest US$20 million in then-nascent Alibaba , and has since held enough influence that his investment choices often lead to massive valuation ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Brookes: North Korea playing games with Winter Olympics

Brookes: North Korea playing games with Winter Olympics

Spearheaded by the USA, the global community has been imposing tougher sanctions created to punish North Korea's economy in an effort to rein in its nuclear program. He called it the planet's " most tyrannical and oppressive regime". "They are here to make fools of South Koreans, and I can not accept that", said 71-year-old Kwon Oh-seok, adding that he had travelled from Seoul, the capital, to protest against the performance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Shelter in place lifted near University of Maryland after off-campus robbery

Shelter in place lifted near University of Maryland after off-campus robbery

Police say a man armed with a handgun was wanted for a robbery that occurred off campus in the 8800 block of 36 Ave. A shelter in place warning lit up phones and loud speakers. Nicole Hubbard, of the Prince George's County Police Department. - UMD Police Dept. (@UMPD)(1/2) Suspect description update: black male, with close cropped afro, wearing a red hoodie, with an earring in his left ear, armed with a hand gun. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea slams conservative groups protest against its participation in Winter Olympics

North Korea slams conservative groups protest against its participation in Winter Olympics

Jo Yong Sam, department director general of North Korea's foreign ministry, said Thursday the country had never "begged the United States for dialogue" and wasn't about to start now. In Berlin past year, Moon outlined his vision for inter-Korea peace and the proposal has culminated in the current détente, the South Korean official said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft's Cortana app now has native iPad support

Microsoft's Cortana app now has native iPad support

The UI matches the look of the Apple iPhone version of the app, but is made to fit the 7.9-inch to 12.9-inch displays that come with the iOS powered slates. Microsoft has delivered an update to the Cortana app , and though it isn't massive, it's still pretty significant. It isn't just iPad users that benefit from Cortana's latest update, as there's something for everyone. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sudan's President Says Russia to Help Modernize Nation's Army

Sudan's President Says Russia to Help Modernize Nation's Army

He said "Sudan has a programme with Russian Federation to develop the Sudanese armed forces in a way that will deter anybody who intends to harm the country", the official SUNA news agency reported. We are ready to face any threat against our country. He also said in press statements during his visit that Sudan demanded a land-air defence system, frigates missile launcher, minesweeper boats, radars and missile systems. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA athletes react to denial of Russian appeals

USA athletes react to denial of Russian appeals

The Russian team is formally banned, so they would have to compete as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" in neutral uniforms under the Olympic flag. They've both been figure skating since they were kids. Moon, for his part, took the opportunity to highlight the visit of North Korean officials to the global competition, referring to the "Olympic Games of peace". Consulte Mais Informação

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US Congress to vote on long-term budget deal, averting shutdown

US Congress to vote on long-term budget deal, averting shutdown

Meadows says the senate budget deal is a Senator Schumer deal and "it's time Mitch McConnell goes to 51 votes in the Senate" and "the heck with allowing Chuck Schumer and a few of his colleagues to set the agenda". Meadows is bothered by a potential Senate deal that would increase spending caps allowing the size of government to grow by 13% and add to the deficit. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mother Of Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Kidnapped In Venezuela

Mother Of Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Kidnapped In Venezuela

Coonelly says in a statement that the team is "shocked and deeply concerned for Elias' mother, as well as for Elias and his entire family". "We have Elias' mom and Elias' entire family in our prayers". He declined to provide additional details, asking that the family's privacy be respected. In 2009, the son of then Colorado Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba was kidnapped in Venezuela . Consulte Mais Informação

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