Month: April 2018

PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday some 25 percent of work remained to be done on a pact covering UK withdrawal from the EU, including crucial issues such as management of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border. European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets with members of the
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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Prosecutors wrapped up their sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday as experts offered conflicting testimony about the drugs he is accused of giving a then-friend before allegedly raping her. Actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, arrives for his sexual assault retrial case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown,
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(Reuters) – Consumer activists and technology experts are advising consumers to hold off on buying Android handsets from China’s ZTE until the company clarifies whether U.S. sanctions against the company prevent it from providing operating system updates for its devices. A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little history was made in Washington on Thursday – little in the form of a newborn who became the first baby ever to appear on the floor of the U.S. Senate during a vote. A swaddled 11-day-old Maile Pearl Bowlsbey arrived on the floor of the chamber carried by her mother,
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CHASKA, Minn. (Reuters) – A two-year investigation into the death of “Purple Rain” singer Prince failed to determine where he obtained a counterfeit painkiller laced with fentanyl, resulting in no criminal charges, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday. “Law enforcement was unable to determine the source of the counterfeit vicodin laced with fentanyl,” Carver County
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MBABANE (Reuters) – Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, said on Thursday he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini. FILE PHOTO: Swaziland King Mswati III addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson He announced the change to
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