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Samsung to build plant, create 950 jobs in Newberry

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Samsung's initial investment in this facility will be $380 million, with plans to grow from there. It expects to start building appliances like washing machines later this year. Pleasing the Trump administration would most likely be a "tiebreaker" after those concerns, Mr. Samsung Electronics CEO B.K. Yoon signed the company's plans Wednesday morning in Washington with Gov. Read More »

Z gets political on new album

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He is wearing a black t-shirt with "Stay Black" written across his chest in white letters. There's not a whole lot happening in the commercial - titled " Kill JAY-Z" - but what little there is, is riveting. "Our loyal, existing customers, and customers who switch to Sprint , can experience the album exclusively, plus access a complimentary six-month trial of Tidal HiFi, giving them access to content they can't get anywhere else". Read More »

Mueller's Friendship With Comey Is 'Bothersome'

In the contemporaneous memos, Mr Comey alleges Mr Trump sought a pledge of loyalty and said he hoped the FBI would "let go" an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his alleged ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Brazil's Temer denies accusations of corruption, criticizes prosecutor

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President Temer's popularity rate is the worst for a president in the last 28 years. According to Temer , the charges of passive corruption filed by Janot against him with the Supreme Court on Monday harms not only him, but the country, since they come at "exactly at that moment in which we are putting the country back on its tracks". Read More »

Need A Ride? Uber, Lyft Ride-Sharing Apps OK In Upstate NY

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Most Uber and Lyft drivers are on record as saying they would not go for that voluntary fingerprinting because it's not necessary. Beginning Thursday, ride-sharing services on Long Island and upstate NY will have the official approval of the Department of Motor Vehicles , authorities said. Read More »

Waymo accelerates Avis into autonomous cars

Jefferies maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Thursday, May 25 report. Based on their most recently released notes to investors, 3 analysts have a rating of "buy", 2 analysts "outperform", 3 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". Read More »

Royal Ascot opening day

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In a statement to Ascot racecourse, Dettori said: "I've been trying so hard to get fit for today but had to accept this morning it wasn't going to happen ". Last year's G1 Coronation Stakes victor, Qemah (2-1 United States of America, 5-2 GB), came back as a four-year-old to win the Duke of Cambridge for trainer Jean-Claude Rouget. Read More »

Dominic Thiem at Antalya Open

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Ramanathan, now ranked 222 in the world, was a rank outsider going into the match, but created a few ripples when he took the first set 6-3. All eyes were on Ramkumar Ramanathan , who had clinched a massive upset in the second round of the Antalya Open to beat World No 8 Dominic Thiem . Read More »

Alibaba bets big on Southeast Asia

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The significant increase in stake at Lazada means that Alibaba's total investment amounts to US$2 billion. Lazada is the top online shopping and selling platform in Southeast Asia and operates in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines. Read More »

Google Photos gets smarter about sharing, can make books

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Users can grant access to entire libraries, select photos , and even from a select date . Google will from this week roll out suggested sharing and shared libraries . When you jump into the Sharing tab you will be presented with a carousel of images to share with various contacts as well as a list of what you have shared in the past. Read More »

Disney debuts trailer for 'Star Wars Forces of Destiny' animated shorts

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They're joined on the casting docket by Tiya Sircar (Sabine Wren), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), and Lupita Nyong'o (Maz Kanata), the latter of whom is set to narrate the series. A month later, on August 1, the Forces of Destiny swag - including dolls and books - will be available in stores. A new trailer for Star Wars: Forces of Destiny was released online today, previewing the new series of animated shorts centered on the female characters of the galaxy far, far away. Read More »

Barack Obama and family enjoy Indonesia holiday

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Indonesian troops will form the "first layer of security" and escort the Obamas once they arrive in Jakarta , said the city's deputy police chief Suntana in a Jakarta Globe report on Thursday. Although Barack Obama's nine-day visit to Indonesia could be considered too little, too late, Indonesia has still warmly welcomed th. Sticking to his tried-and-true wardrobe of normcore essentials, the former president packed dad jeans and polo shirts aplenty, all of which paired perfectly with ... Read More »

Transformers: The Last Knight box office falls short

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Photo A scene from " Transformers: The Last Knight ". "U.S. audiences are not going to care about Bumblebee next year unless something changes", says Wall Street analyst Eric Handler of MKM Partners. " Cars 3 " was directed by Brian Fee, who wrote the original story with Ben Queen. " Wonder Woman " was directed by Patty Jenkins , working from a screenplay written by Allan Heinberg. Read More »

Sean Spicer nostalgia runs high amid speculation he's on the way out

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It is worth noting, in this case, that all four briefings in which Spicer and Sanders batted away questions about "mean" were held off camera. "Even on those occasions when cameras are allowed in the briefings, White House spokespeople regularly refuse to answer questions by claiming ignorance on a host of topics including those that a seventh grade civics class could have anticipated", Flynn wrote . Read More »

Lamar Odom Opens Up About His Relationship With Rob Kardashian

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I say that with no offense to her - that would be the best for both of us". Knowing the reputation of National Basketball Association stars, if we were Khloe we'd want to keep close tabs on our beau. Despite a toxicology report that stated he had cocaine in his system at the time of the incident, Odom maintains that he did not do drugs before falling into a coma. Read More »

Aston Martin DB11 Drops Four Cylinders and Gains an AMG Heart

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The Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro is an upgrade kit from the newly christened AMR division , which thus far has seen fit to up-fit a small selection of Aston models. AMR Pro's work is more noticeable at the rear, where you'll find a new, even more imposing "dual plane" wing. It sports a 20-millimeter Gurney flap on the trailing edge of the wing, and two additional (but smaller) Gurney flaps on the wing's endplates. Read More »

Times Running Out for Powerball And Mega Millions in IL

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Multi-state lottery games such as Mega Millions and Powerball could soon leave IL if a state budget isn't agreed upon and passed by lawmakers. IL residents just got a tangible reminder about their state's budget impasse: As of Wednesday night, they can't buy Powerball tickets. Read More »

Pharma Bro trial actually finds enough impartial jurors

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Shkreli's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, promised the jury a good show in the weeks ahead. Brafman said that contrary to the government's suggestions, the investors in the MSMB funds not only got their original investment amount back, but often much more. Read More »

The NHL's Vegas expansion draft, explained

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In trading away Drouin, the Lightning opened up one more space on their protection list, which might mean 24-year-old centre Vladislav Namestnikov remains in Tampa. And teams aren't prohibited from making trades that would keep certain unprotected players from being selected. They might choose to expose Martin, figuring the Knights would not want to pick up his $2.5-million salary. Read More »

Army misbehaving with people in Kashmir valley: Azam Khan

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Khan also lashed out Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath saying that the law and order situation had deteriorated under the BJP government and that they had not fulfilled their promise of waiving off the huge debts of farmers. Read More »

Meet three front-runner Vice-Presidential candidates of BJP, elections on August 5

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The term of vice president M. Hamid Ansari ends on August 10. The Election Commission has recently announced the election date for the Vice President of India on Thursday morning. "Never am I going to participate in vice president elections even if anyone compels me", said V Naidu. While opposition UPA fielded Meira Kumar as the Presidential candidate, it is not ascertained if it will do the same in Vice-Presidential elections. Read More »

Princes William and Harry to pay tribute at Diana's grave

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Kensington Palace said in a brief statement: "The service, which will fall on what would have been the Princess's birthday, will be conducted by The Archbishop of Canterbury and attended by her family". "I don't think any child should be asked to do that, under any circumstances", Harry told Newsweek in an interview last week. Princes William and Harry said in a statement in January: "It has been 20 years since our mother's death and the time is right to recognize her positive impact ... Read More »

Scots universities check buildings after Grenfell tragedy

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The company has also pointed out to reporters that it's not responsible for complying with local construction regulations on specific projects. While they own none of the high-rise blocks in Bedford, such as Beckett Court, the borough council confirmed it was working with landlords and the fire service to ensure safety for all residents. Read More »

FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab

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Reuters said no warrants were served and the security firm later confirmed its staffers had a number of "due diligence" conversations with agents. Officials within the USA first revealed in May that they were reviewing whether they should use the software the company provides, since executives at Kaspersky Lab allegedly have connections to Russian military and intelligence agencies. Read More »

Italy threatens to deny entry to foreign ships to force migration action

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About 2000 have died or are missing feared drowned, the UN's refugee agency said. Many are fleeing war and persecution, but most who are using Libya are seeking to escape poverty. Bertaud said the European Union was ready to increase support to Italy "including additional substantial financial assistance" when the bloc's interior ministers meet next week. Read More »

This Woman Fainted After Breaking A £34000 Jade Bracelet

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The woman reportedly removed the bracelet in such haste she lost her grip on it, causing the piece of jewellery to strike the floor, snapping into two pieces. In Chinese culture, jade is valued for representing good health and warding off evil, but for this woman, it seems to have had the opposite effect. Read More »

When Sheikh Mohammed helped an England village buy chapel

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He said: "These kinds of things don't normally happen". Locals in Godolphin Cross were faced with losing their Methodist chapel, which has been put up for sale, but a last ditch appeal to Sheikh Mohammed , whose racing and breeding operation comes under the Godolphin banner, has proved successful, albeit with a little bit of indirect help from the Racing Post. Read More »

US Travel Ban Is 'Racist' And 'Unfair,' Iran Says

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The US authorities "look at Muslims with insult, humiliation and pessimism, even though a lot of them, including Iranians, who live or travel to the United States are people who promote peace and who are against violation and extremism", He noted. Read More »

Pope aide Pell charged with child sex abuse

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Cardinal George Pell , Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, has fiercely denied the multiple allegations against him. The archdiocese statement says Pell "is looking forward to his day in court and will defend the charges vigorously". Read More »

20 years after the Hong Kong handover

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Animosity towards Beijing has grown in recent years, particularly among young people. "Throughout this unique journey, Hong Kong has held its head high as a thriving city, a vibrant economy and a resilient society", she said. About 30 pro-democracy protesters were arrested on Wednesday, one day before Xi's visit. Since the 2014 protest, many in Hong Kong's general public entered a new age of political division, especially between generations. Read More »

Iraq repels Daesh attacks in Mosul as people celebrate Eid al-Fitr

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The Iraqi military estimates that up to 350 fighters were besieged in the Old City , dug in among civilians in crumbling houses. Iraqi forces had about 600 meters (2,000 ft) left to cover before they reach Cornishe Street alongside the western bank of the Tigris, Federal Police commander Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat told Iraqi State TV. Read More »