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Crucial Qualcomm vote delayed by United States probe into Broadcom bid

Crucial Qualcomm vote delayed by United States probe into Broadcom bid

Broadcom sought to soothe USA security concerns related to its bid for chipmaker Qualcomm , saying on Wednesday that it remains committed to investments aimed at making the United States a leader in 5G technology. With the aim of soothing United States security concerns regarding its Qualcomm bid, Broadcom says it will maintain the R&D resources the chipmaker devotes to 5G.


Rand Paul neighbor pleads guilty to assaulting Kentucky senator

Rand Paul neighbor pleads guilty to assaulting Kentucky senator

Federal prosecutors recommended a sentence of 21-months. Boucher charged and tackled Paul after becoming angry that the senator was stacking more brush on a pile near his yard on November 3, according to court documents. Paul has said he never saw the attacker because he was facing downhill and wearing ear protection from the noise of his lawn mower. Authorities said Boucher admitted to going on Paul's property and tackling him.


Florida's House Passes Bill Eliminating Campus Free Speech Zones

Florida's House Passes Bill Eliminating Campus Free Speech Zones

Parents of the victims of the Valentine's Day shooting at the school read a prepared statement, calling on the state's Legislature to pass a bill they believe will improve school security. The House has yet to take up its version of the bill. Lawmakers are scrambling to take some kind of action before the annual session ends Friday. Republican leaders have said that arming teachers is not a stopgap effort, but have acknowledged that it's going to take a long time to train and deploy the ...


Ambedkar statue vandalised in Meerut, replaced

Ambedkar statue vandalised in Meerut, replaced

Following the Tripura incident, a statue of Dravidian icon Periyar , also known as EV Ramaswamy, was vandalised . A district official said the miscreants damaged the statue in Kanhawaali village at night. Adequate police personnel have been deployed in the area to check any other untoward incident. Hours after Union Home Ministry directed all state government to deal strictly with people demolishing statues of political leaders or ideological figures, miscreants demolished Dalit icon and ...


Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed

Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed

Ireland will get a glimpse today of what the legal landscape, post-repeal of the eighth amendment, might look like, following the publication of a government policy paper on abortion legislation. He will describe the regime he would aim to bring in in the event of a repeal vote. Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said she recognised the 12-week proposal was challenging for some people, as it represented a marked departure in practice.