BEIJING (Sputnik) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was re-elected on Sunday by the National People's Congress (NPC) for his second term in the office.
Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump was shown prototypes for his ardently-promised southern border wall with Mexico, but how far is it from here to construction of his “big beautiful wall?”
Audio engineers have used cutting-edge sampling technology to assemble bits and pieces of speeches made by US President John F. Kennedy into the address he would have made if he had not been assassinated on November 22, 1963.
PRAGUE (Sputnik) - Slovakia is not related to the "Novichok" substance allegedly used for poisoning Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal, as well as to any other chemical weapon, Slovakian Foreign Ministry spokesman Peter Susko said Saturday.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday proposed introducing tougher visa rules for countries that refuse to sufficiently cooperate on readmission of their citizens who entered the European Union illegally or overstayed.
Don’t mess with Rihanna. The singer took issue with the social media giant after a spectacularly tone-deaf Snapchat-approved commercial appeared to suggest that it’s okay to physically assault people, particularly women.
The beachfront California city of Malibu unanimously voted to impose a ban starting June 1 that will require businesses in the city to supply straws, knives, forks spoons and stirrers made of biodegradable materials like wood, bamboo and paper, instead of plastic.
Amazon introduced a new “Brief Mode” that makes Alexa talk less. Not all smart home users get this feature now, though.
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