Day: August 8, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc has hit a wall with its newest marketing scheme in China, after regulators objected to a promotion offering sleepovers on the Great Wall of China. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Christopher Collins, a Republican U.S. congressman from New York who was one of President Donald Trump’s earliest supporters, was criminally charged on Wednesday with taking part in an insider trading scheme involving an Australian biotechnology company on whose board he served. The indictment came as Collins, 68, was seeking a fourth
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(Reuters) – As Republican candidates backed by President Donald Trump clung to small leads in closely watched races in Ohio and Kansas on Wednesday, nervousness grew in Republican circles about their ability to continue extending millions of dollars in aid to candidates in November’s Congressional elections. Republican Troy Balderson may have eked out a victory
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Oscars will introduce a new award for popular films and the annual ceremony will be limited to three hours, organizers said on Wednesday, in a bid to stave off slumping audiences for the movie industry’s most prestigious honors. The decision to create a special category for popular films sparked an
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Դերասան Բրեդ Փիթի փաստաբանները նրա կնոջը՝ Անջելինա Ջոլիին խառնակիչ և խաբեբա են անվանել՝ անհրաժեշտ նյութական օգնության բացակայության վերաբերյալ նրա բողոքների կապակցությամբ,– հաղորդում է TMZ կայքը։ Պորտալի տվյալներով՝ վերջին երկու տարիների ընթացքում Փիթը իր նախկին սիրելիին ավելի քան ինը միլիոն դոլար է փոխանցել։ Դերասանը Ջոլիին ութ միլիոն է տվել տուն գնելու համար, որտեղ նա հիմա ապրում
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Crews battling the largest wildfire in California’s history took advantage of milder overnight temperatures to gain considerable ground in containing the blaze on Wednesday, a day after officials said it would take until September to snuff it out. The Mendocino Complex fire, which has scorched an area of northern California almost
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The National Security Service informed that weaponswere found in the premises of a former factory which de facto belongs to the ex-prime minister Hovik Abrahamyan. The ex-prime minister’s brother Henrik Abrahamyan has been arrested, along with the person in whose name the premises are registered. The National Security Service is now checking whether the weapons
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CAIRO (Reuters) – A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air. Mechanical engineering students from Helwan University check the air-powered vehicle that they have designed to promote clean energy and battle increasing gas prices, in Cairo, Egypt
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During the investigation of March 1 case a large quantity of weapons and ammunition were found, the National Security Service informed today. The operative intelligence of the NSS acquired information that unlicensed weapons and ammunition are kept in the premises of a former factory in the village of Mkhchyan, Ararat Region. The factory is registered
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