Leicester owner dead: Foxes announce Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha killed in helicopter crash

Srivaddhanaprabha was picked up from the pitch at around 8.30pm on Saturday evening following Leicester’s 1-1 draw with West Ham. His helicopter spiralled out of control shortly after and crashed into the car park outside of the ground before bursting in to flames. And Leicester have released a statement confirming he died along with four […]

What Apple might announce at its October 30 “special event” in Brooklyn

Enlarge / The 10.5-inch (left) and 9.7-inch iPad Pros. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) This coming Tuesday, Apple will host its second live product announcement even of the fall. While September’s event focused on three new iPhone models and an updated Apple Watch, we expect this event to include updates to the iPad Pro that would add […]

Trump expected to announce more China tech tariffs within days

The White House isn’t just dismissing technology companies’ concerns about tariffs on China, it’s picking up the pace. Both Reuters and the Wall Street Journal have learned that the Trump administration is likely to formally announce its latest tariffs on Chinese goods within the next few days (possibly as soon as September 17th). Imports for […]

Why didn’t Apple announce new iPads or Macs at its Gather Round event?

Since iOS 12 and macOS Mojave both got their final release dates at Apple’s special Gather Round event today, you might be wondering why the long-rumored new iPad Pros and Macs didn’t get any stage time in Cupertino. There’s a single, undeniably correct one-word answer to that question: Marketing. Every year since Apple became a […]

Brazil’s Lula to quit presidential race, announce replacement – report

Former president of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will remove himself from the Workers Party ticket so his running mate Fernando Haddad can replace him on the October 7 ballot, Reuters reported citing sources. Lula, who has been serving his 12-year prison sentence for corruption since April, reportedly met with Haddad on Monday afternoon […]

Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Chrysler,Fiat Questions abound after the sudden passing of Sergio Marchionne. Continue reading Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month Mike Manley expected to announce future plans for FCA by the end of the month originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, […]

Ex-Flames great Jarome Iginla to announce NHL retirement in Calgary

Former Flames star forward Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement from the NHL on Monday at 12:30 p.m. ET at the Saddledome in Calgary. The 41-year-old native of St. Albert, Alta., played 16 of his 20 seasons with the Flames, scoring 525 goals and 1,095 points in 1,219 regular-season games. Overall, Iginla posted 625 goals and […]

Iraqi PM & Shia cleric announce alliance between their political parties

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have announced that their political blocs will enter into an alliance. The move between Abadi’s Victory Alliance and Sadr’s Saeroon will “cross sectarian and ethnic divisions,” the leaders said during a news conference on Saturday. It remains unclear whether the two parties will be working […]

Afghan Taliban announce three-day ceasefire for Eid holiday for 1st time

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have announced they will suspend hostilities with the government forces for three days to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid. Foreign forces in Afghanistan are excluded from the truce, however. The announcement comes after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday declared his own unconditional, week-long ceasefire against the Taliban, but not […]