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Samsung Electronics posts record-high operating profit in Q2

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That result beat an analysts' consensus of 13 trillion won. South Korean tech giant Samsung looks set to report a dazzling increase in sales and profits thanks to soaring demand for its memory chips in a range of consumer devices. The company also plans to expand its NAND chip plant in the Chinese city of Xian to meet booming demand for the chips used in high-end storage products. Read More »

Trump's Warsaw Speech A Coup For Poles, Disaster For Eurocrats

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President Donald Trump is in Poland and met with various leaders at the Three Seas Summit on Thursday, a key catalyst for energy and oil investors. "We celebrate our ancient heroes, embrace our timeless traditions and customs and always seek to explore and discover brand new frontiers", Trump said. Read More »

Mom, 1-year-old abducted, Amber Alert issued in California

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No images of the victims, suspects or their vehicle were immediately available. It had Washington license plates. She's 22 years old, five feet, seven inches tall weighing 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. If you have any information, Porterville Police ask you call them at 559-782-7400. Villasenor then produced a handgun and struck him on the head. It's believed the suspects may be in the Porterville area or potentially in route to the Riverside County (Perris, CA) area. Read More »

Chris Christie to audition for sports radio gig

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A second measure would prevent the beach house from being used by the governor during a state shutdown, as current Gov. Chris Christie was caught doing over the Fourth of July weekend. But Christie and his family kept their plans to stay there, and Christie was photographed by NJ.com sitting with his family on the beach. Mark Chernoff, the station's program director and vice president of its parent company, CBS Radio New York, previously told the Record he would consider the governor, ... Read More »

New song from Toilet- Ek Prem Katha released

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Bakheda is very different from the first song of the film, Hans Mat Pagli , where Akshay Kumar was seen stalking Bhumi Pednekar from one end of the village to another. The lyrics are simplistic, and speak about how there is no bigger turmoil in life than love. Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, " Toilet- Ek Prem Katha " is slated to release on August 11. Read More »

European Parliament Calls for Turkey Accession talks to be Suspended

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EU Minister Omer Celik , speaking earlier in Ankara during a news conference with Johannes Hahn , the EU's enlargement official said: "The backbone of the relationship between Turkey and the EU are accession negotiations". "A visit by the Turkish deputy prime minister or any member of the Turkish government is undesirable, given the current situation regarding bilateral relations between our two countries", the cabinet said in a statement. Read More »

Turkish president critical of Germany ahead of G20

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That's very ugly. I have never seen anything like that. "Now we will be travelling to Hamburg for the G20 meeting, and we are considering to meet with our citizens there". The decision came after Turkey blocked German lawmakers from visiting German servicemen stationed at the Incirlik base, which Germany has used to carry out reconnaissance flights as a part of the worldwide operation against Islamic State. Read More »

FIFA's Hammer Falls On Sudan

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At the end of June, FIFA's Secretary General, Fatma Samoura , addressed a letter to the SFA , warning that a suspension would occur if certain measures were not taken by the 30th of the month. The suspension forced Djoliba and Onze Createurs to withdraw from the Confederation Cup after they built first-leg leads in qualifying ties. FIFA does not allow government bodies to interfere in the running of football federations. Read More »

NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky postponed until Saturday

Martin Truex Jr . will start second in Saturday's Quaker State 400 (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota after turning a lap in 190.194 miles per hour. will start second following a lap of 190.194 miles per hour. Truex ended up second-fastest, Kenseth third, McMurray fourth and Hamlin fifth. Busch was sixth, while series points leader Johnny Sauter finished ninth after starting first on owner points when rain washed out qualifying. Read More »

Catholic Controlled El Salvador Jails Raped Teen For 30 Years After Stillbirth

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Although she was in the third trimester, Ms Hernandez said she had confused the symptoms of pregnancy with stomach ache because she had experienced intermittent bleeding, which she thought was her menstrual period. El Salvador - one of five countries where abortion is illegal in all circumstances - has imprisoned dozens of mainly poor young women for murder after they suffered obstetric complications . Read More »

Celine Dion strips off for racy Instagram shot

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In the extended caption that accompanied the image, Vogue noted that for the past five years, she has worn haute couture nearly exclusively on stage. Leaving her hair in loose waves and her make-up natural, the French-Canadian performer let her show-stopping outfit take centre stage as she twisted her body into a number of athletic poses for the shoot. Read More »

Alamo Fire Burning Toward Tepusquet Canyon

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An evacuation warning has been sent out to residents on Tepusquest Road, Blazing Saddle Drive, White Rock Lane, and Colson Canyon Road. The fire, which started Thursday, was burning at an extreme rate of speed. Update: 2:30 p.m. It's estimated to now be burning at approximately 500 acres with no containment around that area, reports Santa Barbara Fire Captain Dave Zaniboni. Read More »

Honda and Hitachi announce joint venture to develop electric vehicles

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Hitachi and Honda have formalized a deal to develop motors for electric vehicles and hybrids. Scotia Capital Inc. boosted its position in shares of Honda Motor Company by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. Honda Motor Company had a net margin of 4.44% and a return on equity of 8.54%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. Read More »

United States to test anti-missile system amid N Korea tensions

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In Mattis' telephone conversation with South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo, both leaders strongly condemned North Korea's missile test, agreeing that this reckless provocation poses a threat to security and stability both in the region and to the broader worldwide community, White said. Read More »

Officer from Wisconsin 'doing well' one year after Dallas shootings

Rocha bounced back quickly, her sister said. As chief, he overhauled the department, increased transparency especially around officer-involved shootings, and also suffered the loss of his adult son. After the Dallas PD ambush, departments throughout the country saw an uptick in officer ambushes including three officers killed in Baton Rouge, La. Read More »

Piercing shots: last minute brides, the crashed helicopter

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The heartbreaking footage of the moment have now surface online by the news channel G1 Official as part of the investigation into the crash. Rosemere do Nascimento Silva of Brazil wanted to surprise her groom by arriving at their wedding by helicopter, so she boarded the aircraft with her brother, a pregnant photographer and the pilot. Read More »

Woman Charged With Killing Her Husband & Children Smiles In Court

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They also found the couple's fifth child, 9-year-old Diana Romero brutally stabbed, but alive. Isabel Martinez is charged with six counts of felony aggravated assault and ten counts of murder . As she left court, the judge muttered an audible aside: "Wasn't that delightful?" She is being held at the Gwinnett County Jail and is insistently declining legal assistance, saying that "the people" and her faith are her defense. Read More »

Wildfire near 100 Mile House burns out of control

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With crews now battling a 1,200 hectare wildfire just west of 100 Mile House and temperatures expected to remain hot for the province including Fort St. It remains in place and a total of about 33 properties are within the new boundary. No properties were at risk of burning by Friday afternoon, but officials issued the order to leave because of concerns about changing wind patterns and heavy smoke cutting off access roads and evacuation routes, Richmond said. Read More »

The Trump Effect: India's Climate Juxtapose

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Since President Trump announced he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , over 1,400 USA cities , states and businesses have stepped up to vow that they would do so independently of the federal government . Read More »

Trump administration backs Texas voter ID law in court

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Lawyers for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on have portrayed SB 5 as a good-faith effort to fix problems multiple federal judges identified in the 2011 law, calling on Ramos to consider the new law a valid remedy - without levying penalties on the state. Read More »

New law will alert Missourians of violence against police

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Local business groups consistently fought the bill for two years. Cities and states around the country are allowed to establish their own minimum wage increases. The Missouri governor's claim that raising the minimum wage "will kill jobs" is unfounded from a research perspective. Senate Democrats managed to stall passage of the minimum-wage measure until the last day of session, when GOP leaders finally used a procedural move they often avoid to force a vote. Read More »

Ted Cruz May Have Solved GOP Health Care Problem

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Stone was one of several people who hoisted a "Repeal and Replace Senator Ted Cruz " banner and said if the current national health care law goes away he may not be able to afford medication for psoriatic arthritis that costs $60,000 annually. Read More »

Malala Celebrates High School Graduation, Joins Twitter

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Each girl's story is unique-and girls' voices are our most powerful weapons in the fight for education and equality. She took to Twitter to inform the world that she will be meeting girls in Middle East, Africa & Latin America. Just ask 19-year-old women's equality pioneer Malala Yousafzai , who abstained from social media distraction until Friday, her last day of high school. Read More »

Man makes threats at Atlanta-area bank, releases those inside, police say

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Pierce said the man still was inside, and they were trying to determine what was happening in the building. Police have not released details about threats the man made. The Atlanta station reports that the conversation lasted more than 30 minutes that he does not want to hurt anyone and that if he does detonate the bomb, he would let the two people go. Read More »

North Korea will pay for its recent missile test

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President Trump is making a speech in Warsaw on Thursday afternoon and will then travel to Hamburg for a G20 summit. "As the Polish experience reminds us, the defense of the west ultimately rests not only on means but also on the will of its people to prevail", Trump said . Read More »

Xi, Moon united on peaceful solution to North Korean standoff

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He expressed his support for the new South Korean government's efforts to resume talks with Pyongyang, according to China's state-run Xinhua News Agency . Tuesday's launch marked a milestone in Pyongyang's decades-long drive to threaten the U.S. with a nuclear strike, posing a thorny policy challenge for Trump. Read More »

Canada pays $8.1m settlement to ex Guantanamo inmate

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The federal government formally apologized Friday to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr for any role Canadian officials may have played in his mistreatment while in USA military custody. However, McVety pointed out that there is a chance Khadr will not receive the money. He pleaded guilty to killing a US Army medic and became the youngest inmate held at the military prison in Cuba. Read More »

We Say No To Making America Sicker

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The BCRA would devastate access to care for low-income children, people with disabilities, and the elderly by making unprecedented cuts to Oklahoma's Medicaid program, known as SoonerCare. The reason is simple - voters don't want millions of Americans to be abruptly thrown off of their health insurance. As a practicing family physician of 40 years, every doctor I know has narratives of patients harmed by lack of access to care. Read More »

SNES Classic will fix your nostalgia blues this September

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If you prefer the OG SNES from Japan, you're in luck. Nintendo is full of surprises. The design of the Japanese SNES Classic and the United States version are very different, like in the 90s. Classic titles such as Super Mario World , Starfox and Yoshi's Island will also make its way into the market with this SNES console . "We aren't providing specific numbers, but we will produce significantly more units of Super NES Classic Edition than we did of NES Classic Edition", ... Read More »

Athlete in ME says he outran 2 bears

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Moninda Marube said he's been running the trails in Auburn for the past five years. "Because I wasn't going to fight them". He got to the porch and closed the screen door with the bears just 10 yards behind him. Marube, who finished third in the 2012 Maine Marathon and first in the 2013 Maine half-marathon, lives with UMaine Farmington track coach Dan Campbell, who has brought the Kenyan runner into his family. Read More »

Trump warns our future is at risk because of two countries

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Kim Jong Un taunted his foes after the launch, which took place on the U.S. Independence Day holiday of July 4, calling it a gift for "American bastards". " President Donald Trump's visit highlights our ties and the high quality of the alliance between Poland and the United States", Polish President Andrzej Duda said, adding that both the United States and Trump thought very seriously about the security of Poland. Read More »