Day: March 6, 2018

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated ethics law

Kellyanne Conway is in hot water for her comments on the US Senate race in Alabama last year. The US Office of Special Counsel (OSC) on Tuesday announced that Conway, an aide to President Trump, on two occasions violated the Hatch Act by “advocating for and against candidates” in the 2017 special election in Alabama […]

Correction: Democrats-2018 story

In a story March 5 story, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the California Democratic Party endorsed Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s primary opponent. Feinstein’s opponent received a majority of votes from party officials but needed 60 percent to win an endorsement. A corrected version of the story is below: Dems head into primaries with a bumper […]

Lockheed Martin Vows Better Flight Availability Soon for Troubled F-35s

Lockheed Martin Vows Better Flight Availability Soon for Troubled F-35s © Flickr/ US Air ForceMilitary & Intelligence23:26 06.03.2018(updated 23:33 06.03.2018) Get short URL110 Lockheed Martin’s F-35 executive director is making new promises about the problem-plagued fifth-generation fighter jet in the wake of recent revelations that only half of the US’ 280-aircraft fleet is available to […]

White House wants user-friendly electronic health records

The Trump administration Tuesday launched a new effort under the direction of presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner to overcome years of problems with electronic medical records and make them easier for patients to use. Medicare will play a key role, eventually enabling nearly 60 million beneficiaries to securely access claims data and share that information with […]

ICC charges David Warner and Quinton de Kock following row

David Warner and Quinton de Kock have been charged by the ICC following their off-field altercation during the first Test between South Africa and Australia in Durban. CCTV footage from the players’ tunnel at Kingsmead, Durban, on Sunday showed Warner and wicket-keeper De Kock embroiled in a fiery exchange as the players climbed the stairs […]

Esports powerhouse FaZe Clan announce professional Fortnite team

American eSports organisation FaZe Clan announced the signing of four Fortnite players. Fortnite, known for its 100-player PvP Battle Royale mode on one giant map, has taken the gaming community by storm since October last year. Despite the fact Fortnite is still in its early access release phase, with no confirmation of any upcoming major […]