World

That canine can't run! (for governor)

That canine can't run! (for governor)

An application submitted on behalf of Angus the wire-haired Vizsla suggested the three-year-old pooch would run as a Republican, but was turned down by the Kansas Secretary of State's Office, which t...

by · World
Boston Dynamics' headless robot opens doors for you

Boston Dynamics' headless robot opens doors for you

The dog , known as SpotMini 2 represents the next level of design for Boston Dynamics and would appear entirely capable of not only communicating but working with their prior SpotMini model. It s...

by · World
F Wright to join Rockets after Grizzlies buyout

F Wright to join Rockets after Grizzlies buyout

The team also released guard Bobby Brown in order to make the necessary room for the signing of Wright, who will help bolster the Rockets' frontcourt after securing a buyout agreement with the Memp...

by · World
Palestinian teen's trial starts behind closed doors

Palestinian teen's trial starts behind closed doors

Others see her video as an example of Palestinian propaganda. Amnesty International is reiterating its call on Israel to immediately free Ahed. Those on the left lauded the soldier's restraint...

by · World
Ukraine- Poroshenko, Stoltenberg to meet in Munich this week

Ukraine- Poroshenko, Stoltenberg to meet in Munich this week

Earlier it was reported that the United States plans to spend more than 200 million dollars on modernizing military bases which are mostly stationed in Eastern Europe. We're all sovereign nations, and...

by · World
Man 'masturbates' on bus; student files FIR

Man 'masturbates' on bus; student files FIR

Monika Bhardwaj, additional DCP (south-west), said the FIR was registered within an hour of her complaint. In her complaint, the woman said the incident happened around 3 p.m. "It is high time that ...

by · World
Duterte eyeing to buy helicopters from China, Russia

Duterte eyeing to buy helicopters from China, Russia

The scuttling of the project with the world-renowned helicopter company and its manufacturer-the third-biggest modernization for the Armed Forces of the Philippines-is being made in compliance with Pr...

by · World
Mother of two children died from flu in Texas

Mother of two children died from flu in Texas

A mother in Texas died over the weekend after reportedly deciding against purchasing medicine to treat the flu because of how much it was. As the story would be retold with false nuance on the int...

by · World
Pentagon requests $74B budget increase for 2019

Pentagon requests $74B budget increase for 2019

It takes years to recruit and train new forces, and although Pentagon officials want to refocus on preparing for war against other major powers, USA forces are still deployed in substantial numbers in...

by · World
Palace on PH Rise Chinese names: We object

Palace on PH Rise Chinese names: We object

While President Rodrigo Duterte demanded dismiss to all scientific reports operations in Benham Rise, he resumed to threaten other countries of striking fire in case of extracting resources from the c...

by · World
OAR brushes aside Norway for bronze

OAR brushes aside Norway for bronze

Now, Bryzgalova is in the news again, after she fell on the ice during her final Olympic match. Thus, the Olympic athletes from Russian Federation now have three medals (one silver and two bro...

by · World
Hawaii Proposes Bill To Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

Hawaii Proposes Bill To Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

How exactly this could be regulated is not clear. Two of the bills would prohibit developers from selling games with randomized loot box reward systems to anyone under the age of 21. If this bi...

by · World
Bajrang Dal protests against V Day in Hyderabad

Bajrang Dal protests against V Day in Hyderabad

In some videos recorded by passers-by purportedly of the incident, several people carrying saffron flags and wielding sticks could be seen threatening couples to leave the spot. Later in the day, Karn...

by · World
Buhari Is In A Trance - Soyinka

Buhari Is In A Trance - Soyinka

The responsibility of security should not be ours but when we reached the point where trees are being imprudently destroyed, it's time that we understand there is a kind of negligence somewhere", he e...

by · World
Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow as 29th president

Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow as 29th president

Larry Bacow is one of the most accomplished, admired, insightful, and effective leaders in American higher education. Larry will provide just that. He is ideally positioned to hit the ground running...

by · World
Hard Brexit will leave sour taste for Irish food sector

Hard Brexit will leave sour taste for Irish food sector

Our position, the European Commission's position, is that this would run logically to December 31, 2020, because that's the duration of the current multi-annual financial framework". "I very much regr...

by · World
Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

Iran claims environmentalist who died in prison was Mossad agent

He said Emami was one of the main contacts for United States agents and an intelligence officer had stayed at his home. "I still can't believe this", he wrote, adding that the family was asking for an...

by · World
The Queen Declares War on Plastic

The Queen Declares War on Plastic

A spokesman for the Palace said, "Across the organization, the royal household is committed to reducing its environmental impact". Buckingham Palace says the Royal household has a strong desire to t...

by · World
YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free Survive Home Invasion by Armed Fanatic

YouTubers Meg Turney and Gavin Free Survive Home Invasion by Armed Fanatic

The report states that Giles, "an avid player of videogames and was known for watching YouTube videos that were centered on his hobby", had " developed a fondness " for Turney, and a simultaneous re...

by · World
Egypt police detain former anti-graft chief, family says

Egypt police detain former anti-graft chief, family says

The military prosecution chose to detain and investigate Judge Hisham Genena, sources stated. Mr Anan was arrested on January 23 and days later Mr Genena was attacked in a Cairo street by men he...

by · World
Throne Speech leaves BC housing, childcare advocates awaiting details

Throne Speech leaves BC housing, childcare advocates awaiting details

On child care, the government promised to make "the largest investment in child care in B.C. history". Notley has called a news conference Wednesday to discuss the issue. Safe, decent housing is a r...

by · World
Overall Technical picture of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)

Overall Technical picture of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL)

Traders may have times when they go on runs where everything works out. The higher the ROE, the better the company is at generating profits. Figuring out how to best deal with fluctuations can help th...

by · World
Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal

Germany's SPD Turns to Former Rabble-Rouser to Sell Merkel Deal

But it needs approval from the party's 460,000 members and faces some stiff resistance. The development followed Schulz's announcement Friday that he was abandoning plans to become foreign minister ...

by · World
Legendary crooner Vic Damone dies at age 89

Legendary crooner Vic Damone dies at age 89

Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday, 11 February at the age of 89, it has been confirmed. Born Vito Farinola to an Italian family in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, Damone was ...

by · World
Your best friends, the Parks and Rec ladies, celebrated Galentine's Day

Your best friends, the Parks and Rec ladies, celebrated Galentine's Day

In 2010, a mere 22 minutes of bureaucratic-based humour birthed a trend - nay, a movement - that lives on to this literal day. The notion of Galentine's Day was first introduced in 2010 on the tel...

by · World
Climber Dies After Falling 1000 Feet From Oregon's Tallest Peak

Climber Dies After Falling 1000 Feet From Oregon's Tallest Peak

Another group of three hikers was caught on the mountain as well, but they were unharmed and were able to make it to safety with the help of rescuers. Deputies said up to eight climbers remain strande...

by · World
Erdogan: Aegean incident with Greece ended peacefully

Erdogan: Aegean incident with Greece ended peacefully

Italy's energy giant ENI said its vessel was ordered to stop by Turkish ships on 9 February over "military activities" in the destination area' as it sailed to begin explorations in Block 3 of Cyprus'...

by · World
Kendrick Lamar And Kings Of Leon To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Kendrick Lamar And Kings Of Leon To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Other notable performers across the weekend include Post Malone , Dua Lipa , Sigrid , Nothing But Thieves , Waterparks , Skepta , J Hus and Sum 41 . Boses say indie fans will not be disappoin...

by · World
Former Trump staffer, LePage adviser denies domestic abuse allegations by ex-wife

Former Trump staffer, LePage adviser denies domestic abuse allegations by ex-wife

However, Short told " Meet the Press " that Kelly had not offered his resignation, and Conway told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that Kelly's job is not in jeopardy. Conway also noted Gillibrand has ...

by · World
Shocking Rent Prices Shows It's Time To Shake Up Renting Laws

Shocking Rent Prices Shows It's Time To Shake Up Renting Laws

They are above their highest point during the boom. The annual rate of inflation represents a slowdown in inflation from the rate recorded in 2016 (13.5%), which was the largest annual increase on rec...

by · World
Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine

Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine

Border guards were forced to defend themselves and used "force support". Former Ukrainian deputy prosecutor general, Saakashvili's associate David Sakvarelidze, in turn, said that supporters of th...

by · World
Bus torched in Allahabad over killing of Dalit student

Bus torched in Allahabad over killing of Dalit student

The Dalit law student of Allahabad University, who is identified as Dilip Saroj, was beaten by a group of men on Friday in a fight that started when one of the attackers, Vijay Shankar Singh, accide...

by · World
Opioid makers paid millions to advocacy groups: US Senate report

Opioid makers paid millions to advocacy groups: US Senate report

OxyContin, approved in 1995, is the closely held company's biggest-selling drug, though sales of the pain pill have declined in recent years amid competition from generics. Centers for Disease Control...

by · World
Police officer fired after refused shooting black suspect wins $175k

Police officer fired after refused shooting black suspect wins $175k

Mader reportedly was the first on the scene, and he said he had been attempting to de-escalate the situation with Williams . It was at this point that two other officers arrived at the scene, and o...

by · World
'White substance' despatched to Obama's DC workplace

'White substance' despatched to Obama's DC workplace

Police are investigating a "suspicious" white powder found at former President Barack Obama's office in Washington, D.C. Police did not say where the substance came from or its intended recipien...

by · World
Ford expands Ranger trucks Takata recall

Ford expands Ranger trucks Takata recall

The second largest USA automaker in January had urged 2,900 owners of 2006 model year Ford Ranger trucks to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts after a second death was l...

by · World
Death of Pakistani Human Rights and Democracy Advocate Asma Jahangir

Death of Pakistani Human Rights and Democracy Advocate Asma Jahangir

Human rights activist Asman Jahangir defied patriarchy one last time when her funeral prayer on Tuesday was attended both by men and women. Candles were also lit to pay homage to Asma Jahangir. Born i...

by · World
Human Rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies, United Nations chief expresses condolences

Human Rights lawyer Asma Jahangir dies, United Nations chief expresses condolences

He said Asma Jahangir challenged to dictatorships and injustices and tirelessly struggled for the protection and promotion of democracy, human rights and equality. She was jailed in 1983 for taking ...

by · World
UK 'trying to grab attention' with South China Sea mission - Chinese paper

UK 'trying to grab attention' with South China Sea mission - Chinese paper

Britain's defence ministry is trying to justify its existence and grab attention with a planned warship mission through the disputed South China Sea , a Chinese newspaper has said. "I think we have ...

by · World
Grassley and Senate Republicans to introduce immigration reform bill

Grassley and Senate Republicans to introduce immigration reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made a rare move Monday, opening the floor for debate on immigration. "I just don't know at this moment if we'll have 60 votes, I don't know if we can...

by · World