Kim Jong Un’s Russia trip comes about two months after his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump failed in a dispute over sanctions.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball prize, the nation’s third-largest lottery jackpot, saying he “pretty much felt lucky” the day he bought his tickets and has been worried that people want to steal his ticket. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, said he was sorting […]
Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant spoke out Tuesday about her sexual assault allegations against Luke Walton, the new head coach of the Sacramento Kings. Tennant, who used to work as a reporter for Spectrum SportsNet LA, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the NBA coach and former player forced himself on her after inviting her into […]
A ruling against the workers would relegate “LGBTQ people around the country to a second-class citizen status,” the ACLU’s James Esseks said.
Clinton also said if Trump was a private citizen and had acted as Mueller described, he would have been indicted.
Agents have taken the three-year-old boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number written on his shoes, officials said.
Dorsey also put a positive spin on the meeting, saying that it was “constructive.” But other Twitter users were skeptical the meeting would do anything positive. Very, very skeptical. Oh that is rich. I really hope it’s in the vein of Jack pinpointing the damage Trump is doing to the health of the public conversation […]
An employee of United Airlines accused of using a racial slur toward a black customer is facing a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Houston police issued Carmella Davano a citation for disorderly conduct on Feb. 26, after United customer Cacilie Hughes alleged that the airline agent had called her a monkey ― a historically racist […]
WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s administration is not abiding Democratic requests for Trump’s tax returns under a federal tax disclosure law that gives Congress the power to request copies of anyone’s tax information. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department would provide a final answer by May 6 but strongly suggested that answer will be no. […]
Asus VG278QR GAMING MONITOR Pricing and availability to be confirmed Designed for intense and fast-paced games, this 27-inch full high-definition gaming monitor features an ultra-fast 0.5-millisecond response time and a blazing 165Hz refresh rate. Conventional monitors have a refresh rate of 60Hz. The Asus VG278QR is also G-Sync compatible, which means it works with Nvidia […]
My anticipation for the Panasonic Lumix S1R has been building, having first encountered it as a non-working prototype in last year’s Photokina show before trying a working model two months ago at the CP+ international camera and photo imaging show. This is the first full-frame mirrorless camera from Panasonic. The review unit is the 47.3-megapixel […]
Last week, the US$1,980 (S$2,680) Samsung Galaxy Fold – the Korean giant’s first smartphone with a foldable screen – hit the headlines for the wrong reasons, with several reviewers reporting broken screens, flickering visuals and lost pixels. While other reviewers have reported no major issues with their review units, Samsung has decided to delay the […]
When the iPad mini stayed unchanged for more than three years, fans must have thought Apple had given up on its smallest tablet. But surprise – a new iPad mini was at last launched last month. The iPad mini 2019 looks exactly like the last iteration, the iPad mini 4. It has the same large […]
A Singapore start-up, founded by four former employees of the United States-based studio behind hit mobile game Candy Crush, is looking at carving out a space for itself in the lucrative mobile gaming market. Fresh from receiving US$2.5 million (S$3.4 million) in seed funding from global investors last year, the two-year-old games studio Mighty Bear […]
Aimed at the fitness crowd, the Galaxy Watch Active is the smallest and lightest model of Samsung’s Galaxy smartwatch series. With a 1.1-inch (360 x 360 pixels) circular display on a 40mm case, it takes up less of your wrist than the flagship Galaxy Watch, which was launched late last year with two variants – […]
Defending your home network against external cyber threats is what D-Link’s latest consumer router, the D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router, also known as the DIR-2680, claims to do. It certainly has the credentials to do so as it comes with cyber security outfit McAfee’s Secure Home Platform service, which inspects network traffic for suspicious activity, warns […]
One of my favourite laptops, the Dell XPS 13, received a minor makeover earlier this year. This new 2019 edition, which carries the 9380 model name, comes with a few tweaks that make this ultrabook even more attractive to consumers, while retaining the same, clean design that long-time users would be familiar with. The most […]
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You would not allow a thief to enter your home, but what if the thief was disguised as someone familiar and tricked you into opening the door? Phishing works in the same way – people open the doors to their data, giving up usernames, log-in information or other information to malicious e-mails, links or websites […]
On Tuesday, Myanmar’s Supreme Court rejected the appeals of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters reporters who have been jailed in the country since December 2017, accused of disseminating state secrets pertinent to national security. The landmark case in which the journalists were sentenced to seven years behind bars last September has become […]
A state representative in Iowa is leaving the Republican Party because he says he can no longer support President Donald Trump and the views of the GOP. Rep. Andy McKean announced he was switching parties during a press conference on Tuesday in which he called the president a “poor example for the nation.” McKean is […]
NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients’ safety. Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed […]
GOLAN HEIGHTS, April 23 (Reuters) – Israel said on Tuesday it would name a new community on the Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald Trump as an expression of gratitude for his recognition of its claim of sovereignty over the strategic plateau. Israel captured the Golan from Syria in a 1967 war and annexed it, […]
The U.S. is reportedly threatening to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at preventing the use of rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war and terrorism. The issue at hand? The proposal includes promises to provide reproductive and sexual health support to survivors of rape in conflict — and the U.S. […]
A 57-year-old woman has been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry/Londonderry, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said. In a short statement, the PSNI did not disclose any further details about the nature of the arrest, only that she had been taken to Musgrave Serious […]
Former President Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton tweeted condolences on Sunday to the people who were killed during an attack on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. And Fox News is shredding them for it. “The attacks on tourists and Easter worshippers in Sri Lanka are an attack on humanity,” Obama wrote. […]
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Monday that Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian election meddling and his alleged attempts to hamper the investigation.Defiantly insisting that he did nothing wrong, Trump also denied a portrait of dysfunction in the White House where disobedient aides are said to have […]
The Sacramento Kings said it was still “gathering additional information” on the alleged incident.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s state minister of defense said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites in the South Asian nation was “carried out in retaliation” for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month, according to a statement. The minister, Ruwan Wijewardene, told Parliament the […]
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As a state of emergency took effect Tuesday giving the Sri Lankan military war-time powers, police arrested 40 suspects, including the driver of a van allegedly used by suicide bombers involved in deadly Easter bombings and the owner of a house where some of them lived, officials said. Sri Lanka’s […]