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'We are lucky to be alive': Yulia Skripal in first interview

'We are lucky to be alive': Yulia Skripal in first interview

The Russian Embassy said it was "glad to have seen Yulia Skripal alive and well", but suggested that Britain was holding Skripal "against her own will" and that the spy's daughter had been "speaking under pressure". Her father, a former GRU intelligence officer, was discharged last week. "Overall, considering we are talking about a fairly unprecedented global provocation against Russian Federation that was unleashed by Britain and London , we maintain our distrust and have every reason to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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French couple found guilty of au-pair's 'horrendous' murder

French couple found guilty of au-pair's 'horrendous' murder

The fashion designer was so fixated with her ex-partner that she reported him to police more than 30 times and received a caution for branding him a "paedophile" on a fake Facebook profile. She also accused him of sexually abusing a cat, using black magic and using a helicopter to spy on her. Medouni and Kouder, who had previously admitted perverting the course of justice by way of preventing a lawful burial of a body, will be sentenced on 26 June. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The Trump administration accused the company of violating the 2017 settlement after ZTE was caught shipping USA components to North Korea and Iran and ordered to pay a $900 million penalty. United States companies provide up to 30 percent of components used in ZTE's equipment. President Trump tweeted about the proposed deal on Friday, criticizing the Obama administration for letting ZTE " flourish with no security checks " and adding that Democrats " do nothing but complain and obstruct ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Driver finds gun lodged in the front of his auto

Driver finds gun lodged in the front of his auto

He gave the weapon to police. According to Trooper Guy Gill, the man ultimately kept driving for about 18 miles until pulling over to get some gas where he discovered the weapon lodged into his bumper, just below the car's headlight. The trooper says the gun was turned over to local authorities. That's how Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill tried to explain the freakish scene that unfolded Thursday morning in Pierce County. Consulte Mais Informação

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Irish overwhelmingly vote to legalise abortion, exit poll suggests

Irish overwhelmingly vote to legalise abortion, exit poll suggests

Vera Rooney cast her ballot at the same polling place. "I hope Ireland will not make the same mistake today", John McGuirk, a prominent Irish abortion rights opponent, said. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks to the media after casting his vote. Today you are being asked a once-in-a-generation question: should we remove the Eighth Amendment from the constitution and allow legal abortion in limited circumstances in Ireland, yes or no? One who made the trek from Melbourne was Christine ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Several airlines hold off listing Taiwan as part of China

Several airlines hold off listing Taiwan as part of China

The official Central News Agency reported Thursday that the West African nation's move means Taiwan is recognized as a sovereign nation by only 18 mainly small, developing countries. China has blocked Taiwan's participation in worldwide meetings such as the World Health Assembly and has pressured multinational companies ranging from fashion brands to airlines to describe Taiwan as part of China. Consulte Mais Informação

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 brings flagship performance to mid-range phones

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 brings flagship performance to mid-range phones

On the connectivity front, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 comes with a Snapdragon X15 LTE modem, which is a Category 15 LTE modem that supports up to 800 Mbps download speeds. Also, the new Kryo 360 architecture, built on ARM Cortex technology, is optimised to support up to a 20 percent boost in performance, 25 percent faster Web browsing and 15 percent faster app launch times, the company claims. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hundreds of volunteers help plant 16000 flags at Chalmette National Cemetery

Hundreds of volunteers help plant 16000 flags at Chalmette National Cemetery

Kris Walton, an Air Force veteran and commander of the local American Legion post, echoed those sentiments. They lowered, folded and respectfully burned the old one, before replacing it with a new one. Chester (1893-1972), who founded Girls Scouts in Milwaukee in 1921. Those attending are encouraged to arrive early to facilitate parking. The cemetery has more than 228,000 headstones, and each gets an American flag prior to Memorial Day weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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MPs deliver damning verdict on Cabinet’s failure to agree ‘viable’ Brexit plan

MPs deliver damning verdict on Cabinet’s failure to agree ‘viable’ Brexit plan

The deal will include the financial settlement as part of a legally-binding withdrawal agreement, plans for a post-Brexit transition period and a political agreement on the framework of the future economic and security partnership. The minister said that "if there was going to be a change in circumstances whereby those payments were to stop, that would require renegotiating" with the EU. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lowcountry to help students, children read more than ever this summer

Lowcountry to help students, children read more than ever this summer

Other exciting things occurring during the summer months will be a Jurassic Park event and a Harry Potter party. Turner said about anywhere from 150 to 250 students sign up every year. All sessions will run for eight weeks beginning the week of June 18 and ending the week of August 13. This year's theme for children birth to fourth grade is "Libraries Rock!" The reading list is wide open. Consulte Mais Informação

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