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South Korean court finds ousted Park guilty of bribery

South Korean court finds ousted Park guilty of bribery

A sentencing trial is under way for former President Park Geun-hye on Friday in a massive corruption scandal that toppled her from power early previous year. Park has consistently proclaimed her innocence. Park did not appear in Friday's sentencing trial. Park was also indicted for accepting 59.2 billion won in bribes from Samsung, Lotte and SK in exchange for business favors. Consulte Mais Informação

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Plastic Bag Litter In Seas Around UK Has Dropped Since 5p Charge

Plastic Bag Litter In Seas Around UK Has Dropped Since 5p Charge

If charging is a potential contributor, the downward trend could suggest that policies can affect the amount and distribution of certain marine litter items on short timescales. Over the entire 25-year period (1992-2017), 63% of the 2,461 trawls contained at least one plastic litter item. "We observed sharp declines in the percentage of plastic bags as captured by fishing nets trawling the seafloor around the United Kingdom compared to 2010 and this research suggests that by working together ... Consulte Mais Informação

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After outcry, Poland ruling party cuts politicians' salaries

After outcry, Poland ruling party cuts politicians' salaries

Last week, an opinion poll showed a 12-point drop in support for the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party after media reported on the bonuses government ministers received past year. He said the money from the bonuses, which ran into thousands of dollars, would be donated to a Catholic Church charity. Kaczynski, who holds no government posts but is seen as the most influential politician in Poland, said members of parliament and high-ranking local government officials should have their pay ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Penn National wins casino bid; could open in Lancaster County

Penn National wins casino bid; could open in Lancaster County

About 10.87 million shares traded. Landing another casino license for a rock-bottom bid is something of a coup for the company after it won the first auction in January with a high bid of just over $50 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.05 earnings per share. analysts expect that Penn National Gaming will post 1.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mahathir Vows to Fight 30-Day Party Ban Ahead of Malaysia Vote

Mahathir Vows to Fight 30-Day Party Ban Ahead of Malaysia Vote

She did not specify what information the registry was seeking. "If the home minister refuses (to assist), we will appeal in a court of law". "How can we submit minutes of the meeting of bodies which are not there?" he said. Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years, has mended ties with jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in a bid to form a cohesive opposition coalition to oust Najib. Consulte Mais Informação

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PAX East 2018: Heroes of the Storm Tells Tales with Deckard Cain

PAX East 2018: Heroes of the Storm Tells Tales with Deckard Cain

Deckard Cain, The Last Horadrim, will be coming soon to PTR in Heroes of the Storm . Rather than a courageous warrior, Deckard Cain is a weak old man, one more likely to concern himself with tomes and lore than with weaponry and warfare. As is often the case, it's the Heroic abilities that are best. Stay Awhile and Listen - One of Deckard's Heroic abilities , this attack puts all enemies in front of Deckard to sleep for up to five seconds. Consulte Mais Informação

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LawBreakers development suspended as Boss Key moves on

LawBreakers development suspended as Boss Key moves on

After months of languishing, Boss Key Productions has acknowledged in a new statement that the game is not sustainable in its current state. So here is the very real truth, which may not come as a surprise. "B$3 etween now and then, we can not sit idle", the message said. That December update mentioned "internal adjustments" at the studio meant to "unlock new possibilities" in 2018, and Thursday's update seems to clarify the vague hint: "We also need to focus on other projects with fresh ... Consulte Mais Informação

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India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after needle find

India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after needle find

The initial reaction from the Indian camp was one of outright denial, even going as far as suggesting that it was actually a member of the country's contingent who discovered the needles and handed them over to the authorities. "I'm confident that our boxers haven't taken anything", Mr Nieva told Australia's 7 News. Asked if the boxer was given a performance-enhancing drug, Mr Nieva said: "No, that was a vitamin substance". Consulte Mais Informação

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Collapsing construction crane narrowly misses workers running for their lives

Collapsing construction crane narrowly misses workers running for their lives

There were no injuries as the huge crane fell, although some workers had to scramble to get out of the way as it fell to the ground. "It was a very unfortunate accident", mayoral spokesman Ben Kirby said . Both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as well as the builder's safety officer are investigating the incident. But authorities could not confirm that. Consulte Mais Informação

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