QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador will hold a runoff election to choose a successor for President Rafael Correa, the country’s electoral commission ruled, in a vote being closely watched around Latin America.
MEXICO CITY — The Trump administration calls the visit a step toward mutual understanding, a way to move the relationship forward. But as Secretary of State
STOKE-ON-TRENT, England — Dennis Lancett can recall the days when workers in this former industrial hub could walk out of their front doors and into well-paid factory jobs.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea denied responsibility on Thursday for Kim Jong-nam’s death, accusing the Malaysian authorities of fabricating evidence of Pyongyang’s involvement under the influence of the North’s archrival, South Korea.
An Uber employee stands accused in a San Francisco federal court of swiping laser-scanning designs and technology from Waymo. The intellectual property battle is one of many in the industry. Waymo’s lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims that Uber’s laser technology, which gives driverless cars 360 degrees of sensory information, bears a “striking resemblance” to Waymo’s own system.
Bunker busted: £1mn worth of pot snatched by cops in nuclear bunker-turned-giant cannabis plantation
The large-scale cannabis farm was busted in the course of a police raid carried out on February 22, which targeted a civil defense bunker built in Chilmark, a small village in Wiltshire, in 1985.
Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin, who proposed the resolution, cited Trump’s business holdings as the reason for congressional investigation. In her statement, McLaughlin says Congress should investigate the president, saying, “Due to the worldwide financial benefits of President Trump, he is in violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Domestic Emoluments Clause of the US Constitution.
An itibariyle polis Kürtçe müzik çalınıyor gerekçesiyle İLEF öğrencilerinin düzenlediği panayırı bastı. Oysa İspanyolca müzik çalınıyordu. pic.twitter.com/o9VFvQmtuA— İskender KAHRAMAN (@iskkahraman) 22 февраля 2017 г. The police officer in charge, apparently unfamiliar with the popular Netflix series Narcos, from which the protesters reportedly borrowed the background music for the event, believed that the tune with indiscernible words might contain “Kurdish propaganda,” according to the Turkish BirGun daily.
On Wednesday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a suit against Downhole Technology, which manufactures equipment used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The company is accused of violating federal laws when it fired Kenneth Echols after he complained about his coworkers wearing a KKK hood to torment him.
WASHINGTON — In a series of conversations in Qaeda safe houses in Yemen in 2009, Anwar al-Awlaki carefully sized up a young Nigerian volunteer, decided the man had the diligence and dedication for a “martyrdom mission” and finally unveiled what he had in mind.