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Introducing Alcatel 1X, the first Android Go phone

Alcatel's most affordable smartphone of 2018, which they say "breaks the entry-level stigma of bulky design, low quality displays, poor performance and disappointing camera experiences". Moreover, the smartphone offers face unlocking capability with...

Politically charged Olympics come to an end

What could go wrong for Germany in the gold medal game of the Olympics men's hockey tournament? But the OAR team sent the game into overtime with Nikita Gusev's second goal of the third period. Gusev had two goals and two assists...

Notley lifts retaliatory measures against BC including wine ban

On Thursday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced her province is suspending all "retaliatory measures" against its West Coast neighbour, including the ban on B.C. "The fact that they are now prepared to go to the courts and ask for permission for...

'Beast from the East' set to bring -7°C feel to Huddersfield

The weather will get colder as we head out of February. Met Eireann has warned people to expect "exceptionally cold weather" and "disruptive snow showers" next week. The coldest air is projected to affect eastern Europe and Scandinavia, where t...

President Trump Proposes Bonuses for Armed Teachers

Seventeen people were shot and killed last Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which has sparked a renewed call on lawmakers for action on gun laws. "We protect airports. We protect concerts, stadiums, embassie...

Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul

The Times had asked Kelly about reports that he is rolling back security access for staffers whose security clearance is still pending. "As I told Jared days ago, I have full confidence in his ability to continue performing his duties in his fo...

Full text of CPTPP released

Champagne said now that the full text of the 11-nation trade pact has been released, it will be signed March 8 in Chile. The 25 GOP lawmakers sent a letter to Trump on Friday saying they support his recent comments that he may consider USA part...

Bears free-agent target Jarvis Landry franchise tagged by Dolphins

Landry's tag will cost them about $16 million in 2018 salary cap space, leaving them in the red with free agency looming in three weeks. A person familiar with the team's plans tells The Associated Press that the Dolphins hope to sign Landry to a mul...

Spotify hiring hardware expert, tuning up for smart speaker?

A job posting on the company's website indicates just that, although it provides few details about what kind of hardware is being created. Although Spotify has yet to show off or even confirm any hardware in the works, the listings seem to point ...

Thai Court Grants Custody to Japanese Father of 13 Surrogate Children

The children were taken to foster homes and the father has petitioned for custody since early 2015. Surrogate babies were fathered by a Japanese businessman who has fled from Thailand are shown on a screen during a news conference at the headquarte...

Mueller unveils new indictment, charging lawyer with lying to investigators

He had given a public relations firm a copy of the report before its public release, and handed Gates talking points about the report that would help the Ukrainian clients, against the direction of a more senior lawyer at the Skadden law firm, a...

Donald Trump says he would never sexually harass a woman 'in public'

And yet Trump appeared to generically verify her story in the infamous Access Hollywood tapes when he told Billy Bush: "I'm automatically attracted to beautiful [women]". After Trump announced he would run for president, Crooks and his other accusers...

US Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals

New York Magazine is laying out a case for the possible impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas . "The Ninth Circuit would not have done this for any other constitutional right", Thomas maintained. Heller . The Ninth Circuit stru...

Android Pay and Google Wallet successor Google Pay starts global roll-out

But, for now, the new feature will be limited to Google apps which include Feed and Search. Wallet is getting a temporary rebrand as Google Pay Send until the send and receive money feature can be added to the Google Pay core app. Complimenting...

Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Following Trump's tweet, Romney responded on Twitter , thanking the president for his support while stating that he hoped to earn the "endorsement of the people of Utah ". "I call them like I see them". Trump was lobbing insults, including the ...

Freezing rain could make for a slick morning commute

The next low pressure system of interest will push up toward northern Illinois Thursday night and could bring light snow to our area Thursday evening into early Friday . Temperatures are expected to reach the mid to high 70s through Wednesday...

South Korea to resume joint military exercises with US

Analysts say the Games-driven bonhomie on the peninsula may not last long once the sporting festivals are over, particularly once Key Resolve, a command post drill, and the Foal Eagle theatre-level field exercise begin. He also dismissed concerns t...

When will the snowstorm start Saturday, how much snow will fall

Fortunately, this won't resemble notorious Presidents Day storms of the past. That front won't really arrive until late Friday (as early as about 3 p.m.) That means we'll maintain above-normal temperatures in the upper 50s to around 60 degrees - ...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau arrives in Delhi with family

Besides his engagements in Delhi, Trudeau will visit Agra, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Amritsar. Feminists in India - are you reading? February 18: PM Trudeau will begin his programme with a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra. India is also the second larg...

Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed As South Africa's New President

The ANC hailed Zuma's decision to resign. Ramaphosa , who was deputy president under Zuma and is also president of the ANC, has pledged to fight the corruption and nepotism that tarnished Zuma's nearly two terms in office. On Wednesday, police ...

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Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...

So you think it is about data privacy?

Earlier this week, Facebook began notifying millions of users that their personal data had been compromised. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Capitol Hill this w...

Baby was born four years after the death of his parents

Tiantian's parents had intended on having a baby through in-vitro fertilization (IFV) and froze several embryos. But five days before they were supposed to have a fertilized embryo...

Hurricane names Harvey, Irma and Maria officially 'retired'

The 2005 hurricane season has the most retired names (five) for one season. Names that are not retired get reused every six years. The new names? Harold, Idalia, Margot, and ...

New York Yankees: Bombs And Brawls In Fenway Win

Flinging his bat down, the menace with which Austin then approached the mound left few in any doubt that he wanted more than a strong word with the pitcher. Yankees third-base co...

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No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

No ball: Cauvery protests flush IPL out of Chennai

Khanna. CSK still have six home games to play with all fixtures still set for their original dates. The issue escalated further when a group of protestors pelted shoes insid...

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Malcolm Turnbull loses his 30th consecutive Newspoll

Mr Turnbull has also suffered from persistent criticisms by his long-time political foe, Mr Abbott , who remains an MP. The Newspoll showed the Government is behind Labor on a...

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russian Federation

The situation in the world is becoming more and more chaotic. The Russian head of state made the comments amid rising speculation that the United States was gearing up to orc...

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

Saudi Air Defenses Intercept 3 Houthi Ballistic Missiles

While Saudi Arabia and its allies have been able to recover areas in southern Yemen from the Houthis, the rebels still control the capital Sana'a and territories in the north. The ...

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

Rallies In Tulsa Supporting Teacher Walkout

The president of the Oklahoma Education Association said before the walkout can end, lawmakers must pass a bill ending the state's capital gains tax deduction , and the govern...