Author: HillyBilly

The Latest: Germany: Passports from IS-held lands invalid

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria, where a fragile cease-fire has begun but scattered violence and clashes continue (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Germany has declared Syrian and Iraqi passports issued in territory controlled by the Islamic State group invalid. The Interior Ministry confirmed a report Saturday by the weekly Der Spiegel that German authorities stopped recognizing the passports Dec. 10. The measure was taken less than a month after French police found Syrian passports on the bodies of two men involved in the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris. Security services believe IS seized...

Read More

With NV win, Trump has trifecta; Rubio narrowly wins second

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a big win in Nevada, Donald Trump claimed a third straight commanding victory in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Marco Rubio edged out Ted Cruz in a tight race for second that offered little evidence that Republicans were ready to coalesce around one strong alternative to the businessman billionaire. With victories now under his belt in the West, the South and Northeast, a gleeful Trump was oozing even more confidence than usual Tuesday night that the GOP nomination is within reach. “It’s going to be an amazing two months,” he told a...

Read More

Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia X Performance Launched at MWC 2016

Sony on Monday announced an aesthetic re-branding of its Xperia brand at MWC in Barcelona, and revealed an all-new X series of smartphones. Under the new X-series, Sony launched Xperia X (seen above), Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA smartphones. The company says that the brand new Xperia X series will personify Sony Mobile’s brand vision for the “future of communications, with ambient connected devices capable of changing the way you interact with the world.” (Also see: Sony Xperia X vs. Sony Xperia X Performance vs. Sony Xperia XA) “Sony Mobile will continue to create increasingly personalised and intelligent...

Read More

Acer Liquid Jade 2, Liquid Zest Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Acer on Monday launched the new Liquid Jade 2 flagship smartphone at the side-lines of MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The Taiwanese manufacturer alongside also revealed its new Liquid Zest series smartphones, the Liquid Zest and Liquid Zest 4G. The company has not announced pricing or availability details of the Acer Liquid Jade 2 smartphone. However, it has confirmed that the Acer Liquid Zest will be available in EMEA in April at a starting price of EUR 109 (approximately Rs. 8,250) and the Acer Liquid Zest 4G will go on sale in EMEA regions starting May priced at EUR 149...

Read More

Take a Look at How Lady Gaga, Kate Winslet, Laverne Cox and More Stars Have Evolved on the Red Carpet Over the Years

With less than a week until the anticipated 2016 Oscars ceremony, it’s only right to serve up a dose of nostalgia with red carpet memories from Lady Gaga, Kate Winslet, Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson, Laverne Cox and Christian Slater. You’d be amazed to see how these celebrities have grown over the years at award shows! To say that the Academy Award-nominated Mother Monster has evolved on the red carpet would certainly be an understatement. From her infamous meat dress to her arrival in an egg, Lady Gaga definitely knows how to make an entrance and keep things interesting. Check out...

Read More