Britain reward sport elites Andy Murray, Mo Farah, others with honours of knighthood

Britain’s sporting elite has been rewarded in a New Year honours list in which Rio Olympic medallists Andy Murray and Mo Farah are made knights and Katherine Grainger and Jessica Ennis-Hill become dames. Olympians and Paralympians make up 10% of the 2017 list, which also includes knighthoods for Kinks frontman Ray Davies, comedian Ken Dodd,… Read More Britain reward sport elites Andy Murray, Mo Farah, others with honours of knighthood

Apple to reduce iPhone production by 10% in first quarter of 2017

Apple Inc. will reduce its production of iPhones by about 10 percent in the January-March quarter of 2017, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Thursday, citing calculations based on data from suppliers. The company had slashed output by 30 percent in January-March this year due to accumulated inventory, the paper said. Apple’s shares were down… Read More Apple to reduce iPhone production by 10% in first quarter of 2017

Singaporean teen blogger, seeking asylum in U.S., regrets posting derogatory articles against his country

A Singaporean blogger who is seeking political asylum in the United States said on Friday he regretted inflammatory posts that landed him in jail twice in his home country. 18-year-old Amos Yee, who is currently detained in Illinois, said that videos he filmed insulting Singapore’s late prime minister and various religions were in bad taste.… Read More Singaporean teen blogger, seeking asylum in U.S., regrets posting derogatory articles against his country