Daily Archives: June 7, 2017

Why the Fed is likely to raise rates, despite low inflation

CREDIBILITY is a thing you have to worry about with toddlers. You cannot reason with them. The best you can hope to do is respond consistently to undesirable behaviour. Get this wrong and your work becomes harder. If your correspondent doesn’t actually go and hide the box of Legos every time he has to count to three, for example, his ...

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Cosby trial: Andrea Constand remains calm as defense grills her

Bill Cosby’s chief accuser Andrea Constand remained calm as she was questioned by one of Cosby’s lawyers during day three of the comedian’s sex assault case Wednesday. Los Angeles lawyer Angela Agrusa has spent a painstaking hour going over Andrea Constand’s old phone records. She hopes to show Constand changed her mind about the date of the alleged 2004 assault ...

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Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Bill Cosby’s chief accuser said she shot down the actor’s casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills that he convinced her were safe herbal supplements. Andrea Constand emerged from 12 years of silence Tuesday to testify at Cosby’s sexual assault trial. Constand, who returns to the witness stand ...

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Apple to make it easier to fix cracked iPhone screens

Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorized third-party repair centres in 25 ...

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Take it from a human rights lawyer: the system screwed up in seeking justice for 'Angela Cardinal'

Few things should rattle a human rights lawyer. Work in this business long enough, and you’ll think you’ve seen everything. But I was legitimately horrified reading about the callous disregard for Angela Cardinal’s basic human rights when she was shackled, jailed and made to testify against the man who brutally attacked her. The case dates back to June 2014, when ...

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