A scrambling device has been installed on the cable television system at a county jail in Liberty, Texas, after a probe revealed that inmates had gained access to pornographic television channels and had been watching it for months, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Russians began voting on Sunday in Moscow, St. Petersburg and dozens of other European Russian regions to elect a president for the fifth time in the nation’s post-Soviet history.
Syrian security forces opened fire during a funeral procession, killing three people
Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevics (ZRP) has decided to proclaim two Russian citizens - Alexander Dyukov and Vladimir Simindey as undesirable and to include them in the list of persons banned from entering Latvia.
Residents tend to take short term loans at the end of the month, when there is a short time before the next salary. Doing so guarantees wholesome living conditions for the whole month.
In February, this year smartphone owners outnumbered the owners of regular mobile phones in USA for the first time. Research by the Pew Research Center conducted with the help of 25 thousand Americans older than 18 years indicates the superiority of smartphones over regular mobile phones.
The latest Coca - Cola advertising campaign on Facebook has failed in Australia. It was launched on February 27, calling for the social network users' «happy stories». Instead, the page received a number of offensive posts.
The European Union Summit, which recently began in Brussels, confirms that the European Union will come up with a new packet of sanctions against Syria in March.
The acting Prime-minister Vladimir Putin paid more for his pre-election campaign than the rest of the candidates for the post of the President of Russia.
In January this year, compared with December last year, construction costs in Latvia increased by an average of 0.7%. Car and mechanism maintenance and exploit costs increased by 4.3%, and prices of building materials – by 0.2%. While worker wages decreased by 2.5%, which can be explained by benefits and prize money paid in December.
This week proved to be stressful for legislators and members of the government. They tried as hard as they could to the improve business environment of Latvia. They improved as well as they could. Nevertheless, two unexplainable miracles occurred in the Latvian economy.
Fifth year in turn Apple has kept leader position in the rating of the world’s 50 most «admired» companies made by the Fortune magazine.