US trade commission probing Qualcomm iPhone complaint

8 Aug

The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones.The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrat…

Top-ranked Johnson back on form after Masters mishap

8 Aug

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson says he feels almost as good at the PGA Championship as he did the last time he showed up at a major one hour’s drive from his hometown.And maybe this time he’ll actually get to play.The 2016 US Open winner is playing this wee…

Forest Whitaker to sing in new ‘Empire’ role

8 Aug

It is not easy singing opposite television’s most musical family, but that’s the task Forest Whitaker has taken on as a new member of the “Empire” cast.Fans have known since July that the Oscar-winner would be joining season four of the Fox drama about…

How serious is North Korea’s nuclear threat?

8 Aug

US intelligence believes North Korea has now built a nuclear weapon small enough to fit onto a ballistic missile, making it a potent threat against neighbors and possibly the United States, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.The country’s nuclear adv…

Home court no help as Bouchard falls in Toronto

8 Aug

Home support proved no help as Eugenie Bouchard’s struggles continued Tuesday with a straight-sets loss to qualifier Donna Vekic at the WTA hardcourt tournament in Toronto.Croatia’s Vekic powered to a 6-3, 6-4 victory, to the disappointment of a partis…

‘El Chapo’ moves to hire top-flight NY mafia defender

8 Aug

Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to dump his US public defenders for a quartet of top-flight criminal defense lawyers, including attorneys who got an infamous New York mafia boss out of prison.Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious crimi…

Turkey starts building wall on Iran border

8 Aug

Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the border with Iran in a bid to crack down on smuggling and terrorism, following the building of a similar barrier already standing on the border with Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump warns that opioid crisis threatens everyone

8 Aug

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday sought to rally support to fight the opioid crisis, a public health disaster he warned was threatening all Americans.”It’s a tremendous problem in our country, and I hope we get it taken care of as well as it can be…

Country music legend Glen Campbell dead at 81

8 Aug

Country music legend Glen Campbell, the “Rhinestone Cowboy” who sold millions of albums over a career that spanned decades, has died at the age of 81 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, his family announced Tuesday.”It is with the heaviest of…

Van Niekerk defends world 400m title

8 Aug

South African Wayde van Niekerk got his bid for an audacious 200/400m double off to a flying start when he defended his one-lap title on Tuesday.Van Niekerk, who also set the world record when winning Olympic gold in Rio last year, was in imperious for…

Fox teases ‘X-Men’ spin-off – with no X-Men

8 Aug

US television network Fox on Tuesday gave the first official story details for its “X-Men” spin-off — confirming there will be no X-Men in the show. “The Gifted” — Fox’s first collaboration with Marvel — stars Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker as the fugi…