World

Grand Jury Seated For Investigation Into Russia's Involvement In US Election

Robert Mueller , who is conducting the investigation, has issued grand jury subpoenas related to Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer last summer . Just because a grand jury has been set up doesn't mean indictments are going to start flowing. "Grand jury matters are typically secret". It is also another step forward in the process that could result in former members of the Trump campaign and current members of the Trump White House facing criminal charges.

Sport

Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Tyler Webb From New York Yankees For Garrett Cooper

With the division rival Chicago Cubs pulling off a sizeable deal with the crosstown Chicago White Sox today, the Milwaukee Brewers didn't necessarily match it, but they made a deal of their own none-the-less. Both players are playing Triple A ball at this time. He was picked up by the Pirates in the 2015 Rule 5 Draft but was dealt back to NY this year. Cooper was leading the Pacific Coast League with a.366 batting average and ranked second with 82 runs batted in and was a sixth round ...

Sci-tech

New Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chips Make Mid Market Smartphones Better

The new Snapdragon 450 uses the 14nm FinFET process and is touted to significantly improve battery life , graphics and compute performance, imaging and LTE connectivity over its predecessor, the Snapdragon 435 . However, it now supports USB 3.0, up from USB 2.0 on the Snapdragon 435. With the Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, users can enjoy faster LTE speeds, thanks to the Snapdragon X9 LTE modem, which utilises 2x20MHz Carrier Aggregation in both downlink and uplink for peak speeds of ...

U.S. slaps dumping duties on Canadian wood, Ottawa vows to fight

Ms. Yurkovich said it is too early to detail which B.C. sawmills might be affected, and among those that would be hurt the most, it is hard to forecast potential job losses. "The duties are a direct result of the actions taken by the protectionist US lumber lobby whose sole objective is to create artificial constraints on Canadian lumber to drive up prices for their benefit at the expense of American consumers", Susan Yurkovich told Canadian media during a teleconference call.

Witness on AirAsia flight: Plane was shaking like a washing machine

Stevens said the Sunday morning flight out of Perth began to shake rapidly after they heard a "huge bang" about 75 minutes into the flight, which should have taken the Airbus 330 about six hours. No one was hurt during the incident. "The safety of our guests are our utmost priority", AirAsia said. Mr Parry said the most frightening time was the minutes the passengers were in the brace position as the plane came in to land, as they could not see what was happening.