• Congreso Nacional listo para toma de juramento DM

    Congreso Nacional listo para toma de juramento DM

    En su discurso ante la Asamblea Nacional con motiva de la toma de posesión de su segundo mandato, Medina dijo que entre las metas que tiene para estos cuatro años está continuar trabajando para reducir la pobreza y, adicionalmente a lo ya logrado en ese área, trabajar para sacar de la pobreza a 800 mil dominicanos y en cuanto a la pobreza extrema, lograr reducirla a la mitad.

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  • Senado define hoy destino de la presidenta de Brasil Dilma Rousseff

    Senado define hoy destino de la presidenta de Brasil Dilma Rousseff

    La presidente Rousseff , suspendida de sus funciones desde que se instauró el proceso, el pasado 12 de mayo , responde por la emisión de tres decretos que alteraron los presupuestos sin la venia del Congreso y atrasos en depósitos en la banca pública que generaron costosos intereses y se configuraron como créditos, según la acusación.

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  • UK Police Arrest Almost 300 People During 2-Day Notting Hill Carnival

    Three other males, aged 15 to 20, were also wounded in knife attacks at the opening day of the festival. The 15-year-old was critically injured, and remains in serious condition. Chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation Ken Marsh claimed that an increasing number of criminals want to hijack the celebration, the biggest of its kind in Europe, and turn officers into "professional punch bags".

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  • Reconoce UP plagio de tesis, pero no castiga

    La mencionada casa de estudios hizo eco de esta información a través de un comunicado . Sin embargo, el comunicado advierte que se trata de " un acto consumado sobre el que es imposible proceder en ningún sentido " pues, explica, "el Reglamento General de nuestra institución no es aplicable a exalumnos".

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  • British leader chairs Cabinet session to discuss Brexit

    British leader chairs Cabinet session to discuss Brexit

    But most of the diplomats in Britain's Foreign Office - who have the necessary skills - are in no rush to volunteer for newly created Brexit positions which, by definition, will be temporary jobs. Preparations for Brexit are expected to ramp up across Whitehall as parliament reconvenes after the summer recess on Monday. Government lawyers have reassured the PM that she has the power to initiate Britain's departure by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty without MPs' say so.

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  • Trump makes his largest ad buy; aimed at Nevada, 8 other states

    Trump makes his largest ad buy; aimed at Nevada, 8 other states

    Trump's position on whether or not to deport an estimated 11 million immigrants here illegally has been unclear in recent days. "And this is not a simple question", said Priebus, who's had a hard relationship with Trump. We will move justly, but we will move fast, believe me. He referenced the cousin of National Basketball Association player Dwayne Wade who was shot in Chicago.

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  • Hillary y Trump se dicen de todo

    Hillary y Trump se dicen de todo

    Trump suavizó recientemente sus más duras posiciones sobre los inmigrantes ilegales e incluso se disculpó por lastimar a quienes atacó. "Hillary Clinton trata de acusar a esta campaña y a todos ustedes, y a millones de estadounidenses decentes que apoyan esta campaña (...) de ser racistas".

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  • A Number Of Passengers Taken To Hospital After Flight Diverts To Shannon

    The United Airlines flight was headed to London Heathrow from Houston, Texas. Nottingham student Leslie Chi told friends on Facebook that she "really though I might die" as the plane was rocked by the violent burst of turbulence. "United Airlines is providing care and support to customers and crew of flight UA-880". However, 14 passengers and two flight crew were injured as a result.

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  • India, US sign crucial defence logistics pact

    A joint statement issued after the meeting of Parrikar and Carter said the LEMOA will facilitate additional opportunities for practical engagement and exchange. Washington's desire for deeper security co-operation with India had been complicated without the signing of the logistics agreement as well as two other pacts that would allow for secure communications and the exchange of nautical and other data.

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  • Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued Off Coast Of Libya

    Hundreds Of Migrants Rescued Off Coast Of Libya

    Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which also participated in the operations, said infants, including a five-day-old baby, were among those rescued. "The EU needs to put in place measures that provide safe and legal alternatives for refugees and migrants to access the assistance and protection they are desperately seeking".

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  • Leader of Nokia's mobile phone revival plan leaves the company

    Leader of Nokia's mobile phone revival plan leaves the company

    This will be effective from September 1. To ensure a smooth transition, Haidamus will assume an advisory role through the end of September before leaving the company altogether. "What was originally a collection of interesting assets is now a focused, growing and profitable business with a strong leadership team", said Mr. Haidamus.

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  • Guardiola expects more from Manchester City

    City were rampant in the first half, but struggled in the second as West Ham pulled a goal back and threatened to nick a point at the death. "Of course, there is still room for improvement", Guardiola said, "but we have been playing well and hopefully we can continue doing that".

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  • John Kerry arrives in Bangladesh amid wave of attacks on minorities

    The globe-trotting Kerry has never visited Bangladesh, and his decision to stop here reflects how the Bangladesh attacks have sharpened US focus on the predominantly Muslim country as a potential Islamic State breeding ground. The US, he said, has already been working with Bangladeshi police, Madrassa (religious schools) students and conflict mitigation. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia met US Secretary of State John Kerry at the US Embassy.

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  • M20 reopens completely following bridge collapse

    Travel disruption is said to be severe, with the motorway likely to be closed for some time. The collapse took place between Junction 4 for Leybourne and Snodland and Junction 3 for the M26. Writing on Twitter, Alex Magaisa said: "This bridge collapsed in front of us as I was driving on the M20 just moments ago". Traffic has been brought to a standstill as emergency services raced to the scene to assess the damage.

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  • Google's cloud close to winning PayPal business

    Google's cloud close to winning PayPal business

    Paypalhas some existing business with Amazon Web Services, according to the CNBC report. Google has been trying to beef up its presence in cloud computing, a market dominated by Amazon and Microsoft. With its recent investments in OpenStack, it's likely that PayPal is more interested in adopting a hybrid cloud approach, along the lines of what Inc.

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  • Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round

    Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round

    She hit 12 aces and reached 121 miles per hour on her powerful serve during a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Ekaterina Makarova , a potentially tricky first-round opponent at Flushing Meadows . "It was my only option really". He is vying to become the fourth man in the Open Era to reach all four major finals in a calendar year. "I don't answer those questions", flatly stated Williams, who will next face American wild card Vania King , a 7-6 (2) 6-3 victor over Germany qualifier Antonia Lottner.

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  • Obama releases 111 drug offenders, bringing total commutations to 673

    He was sentenced to life in 2002 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base and conspiracy to commit money laundering. He becomes the third Rock Island man this month to have their sentences commuted by President Obama. "We must remember that these are individuals - sons, daughters, parents, and in many cases, grandparents - who have taken steps toward rehabilitation and who have earned their second chance", the White House said in a statement.

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  • Indian officials reimpose curfew in Kashmir's main city

    The death took the toll in the ongoing unrest to 72 - including 70 civilians and two policemen. More than fifty people were injured in fresh clashes across Kashmir Valley on Tuesday even as curfew was lifted from southern Pulwama town. The security forces used tear gas to chase the protestors but no one was hurt in these incidents, the official said. Kashmiri separatist groups have extended their shutdown call till the end of the month to press for their demands, which include an end to ...

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  • 2 high-ranking Chicago police leaders leaving the force

    Chicago's police boss wants to fire the cops accused of lying about the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald . A high-ranking member of the Chicago Police Department who became interim superintendent after video of the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald is leaving the force to become chief of police at an area college, the department said Tuesday.

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  • Gorilla Glass Comes To Wearable Market

    Gorilla Glass Comes To Wearable Market

    Corning, maker of the famous Gorilla Glass that protects the screens of most smartphones now on the market, today announced Gorilla Glass SR +. Gorilla Glass SR+ will give 70 per cent better damage protection that the display cover materials now being used by companies.

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  • North Korea brands envoy who defected to South a

    North Korea brands envoy who defected to South a "criminal"

    Thae has defected to South Korea, becoming one of the highest Northern officials to do so, South Korea said Wednesday. Thae's defection from London could complicate the delicate diplomatic ties between London and Pyongyang. The two-week drill is one of a number of annual joint exercises viewed as provocative rehearsals for invasion by Pyongyang. Many defectors have said they wanted to leave North Korea's harsh political system and poverty.

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  • New London Bridge station opens, offering Charing X connection once more

    New London Bridge station opens, offering Charing X connection once more

    When the concourse is built it will be the size of Wembley Stadium. Network Rail's chief executive Mark Carne said: "This is a big step towards the bigger, better railway passengers deserve". He said: "We are rebuilding Britain's fourth busiest station - the tracks, the platforms and the infrastructure which enables trains to run - all the while keeping the station open and doing our best to keep passengers moving".

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  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater goes down in practice with injury

    News broke earlier today that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater sustained a gruesome injury during practice. "We're with him. Hope for the best". Bridgewater started all 16 games previous year while leading the Vikings to the postseason. Bridgewater's 2016 season coming to an end thanks to a horrific knee injury that reportedly left numerous Vikings players visibly distraught and forced the practice to be canceled early.

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  • Fact Checker: The Clinton campaign's slippery rhetoric on Trump's 'immigrant' plans

    After attending Iowa Sen. A poll released Sunday shows the two candidates are just a few percentage points apart. Trump also doubled down on his "bigotry" attacks on Clinton, saying inner cities are worse than ever. In addition, Chen said a President Trump arriving at the White House without detailed plans could be limited in how much he might achieve, since a new president's power is at its apex early on.

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  • Fisherman reportedly kept $100 million pearl under his bed for 10 years

    Fisherman reportedly kept $100 million pearl under his bed for 10 years

    A pearl thought to be the world's largest has been found in Palawan , Philippines. The monster pearl is now exhibited in New Green City Hall in Puerto Princesa and it has been drawing a lot of attention. He made a decision to swim down and pull up the anchor himself and, to his surprise, found the gem. The man apparently had no idea of its potential value and considered it more of a good luck charm than anything else, reports the BBC .

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