Month: March 2018

Rape trial juror’s comments investigated

Mr Larkin is to investigate whether the comments represent a breach of contempt of court laws. Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison were cleared of all charges on Wednesday. The first comment appeared about eight hours after the jury delivered unanimous “not guilty” verdicts. The juror made a series of comments describing the …

Jihadist ‘Beatles’ complain they will not be given fair trial

British pair refuse to address allegations they were part of Isis cell that beheaded hostages Two British militants believed to have been part of an Islamic State cell notorious for beheading hostages in Syria have complained they will not be given a fair trial. The men, along with two other British jihadists, allegedly made up the …

One officer in Alton Sterling shooting fired, and another suspended, police chief says

Video No charges for officers in Alton Sterling case Louisiana’s attorney general rules out criminal charges against two Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old black man outside a convenience store. One Louisiana officer was fired and another was temporarily suspended Friday following a disciplinary hearing over their involvement in the fatal …

Jim Carrey’s Submission For Trump’s Official Portrait Cannot Be Unseen

The actor on Thursday submitted his latest artistic rendering of Donald Trump to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery for consideration as the official presidential portrait. “I know it’s early,” Carrey wrote in a tongue-in-cheek tweet. It’s titled: “You Scream. I Scream. Will We Ever Stop Screaming?” The Smithsonian hasn’t responded to Carrey’s submission. RELATED COVERAGE Trump …

Hon Hai’s Profit Beats Estimates Thanks to Demand for iPhone X

solid demand for Apple Inc.’s flagship iPhone X. The world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer reported net income of NT$71.7 billion ($2.5 billion) in the three months ended December, based on calculations off previously reported earnings. That exceeded the NT$58 billion hiccups in the device’s production, when it grappled with parts shortages. Last month, Apple Chief Executive …
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