Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part-time to Canada

THEY DIDN’T CONSULT QUEEN Britain’s Prince Harry andhis wife, Meghan, will step back as senior members of the royalfamily and spend more time in North America, the couple saidin a historic statement on Wednesday. SANDRINGHAM, England — Queen Elizabeth II said Monday that she has agreed to grant Prince Harry and Meghan their wish for […]

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Ken Starr, celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump defence team

WASHINGTON: Ken Starr, who was at the center of Bill Clinton’s impeachment in the 1990s, and America’s biggest celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz were announced Friday to be joining President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment defence. The administration has yet to unveil the full team but confirmed that White House counsel Pat Cipollone will be lead lawyer, […]

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UK economy, not Brexit, will drive the pound in 2020, analysts say

The pound will react more to U.K. economic indicators than the twists and turns of Brexit in the first half of 2020, and will likely remain supported, according to currency strategists. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen met in London on Wednesday to begin discussions over a […]

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Minute of silence at UN for 89 Niger troops

UN Security Council ambassadors stood for a minute of silence on Monday in memory of 89 soldiers killed last week during a jihadist assault on a Niger military base. The 15 members of the council “strongly condemn” the attack, said Dan Dinh Quy, the ambassador for Vietnam which holds the council’s rotating presidency for January. […]

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Manchester United’s place at top of Premier League rich list under threat from Man City and Liverpool

Manchester United remain the top-ranked English club in terms of revenue generated but their 23-year dominance of Deloitte’s Football Money League could come under threat from Manchester City or Liverpool in next year’s table. United’s earnings of £627.1m for 2018-19 puts them third overall in the table, behind Spanish giants Barcelona (£741.1m) and Real Madrid […]

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This global power adapter makes traveling with USB-C devices less of a pain

Zendure’s Passport 30W global adapter doesn’t revolutionize the tedious process of powering your tech while traveling abroad. But one feature makes it so much better than any other one that I’ve used before: USB-C. Like its predecessor, there’s a smattering of USB-A ports along one of its sides, but this newer version that launched in […]

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McConnell is Trump’s man, assigned to shape his Senate trial

US President Donald Trump (L) walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) (Source: REUTERS) President Donald Trump needs Mitch McConnell more than ever. With Trump finally facing his impeachment trial, this promises to be a defining moment for both men. They started their relationship unevenly three years ago when Trump stunned Washington with his […]

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Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence just ended an incredible personal winning streak

Take a step back for a moment and marvel at Trevor Lawrence’s college football career so far, before you point out that he didn’t have a great game in Clemson’s national title loss to LSU on Monday. The quarterback has one championship under his belt, one that came by taking down Alabama. He made another […]

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Hardline Hindus protest giant Indian Jesus statue

Construction of the white granite statue stopped soon after it started, once objections began last month. (Twitter pic/aaspmlb NEW DELHI: Hundreds of Hindu activists affiliated to India’s ruling party rallied on Monday to protest a planned Jesus statue that will rival Rio de Janeiro’s Christ The Redeemer for size. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata […]

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Quiz: Can You Name These Biblical Figures?

The most common time to be born is 8 a.m. on the dot. The least common is 3:09 a.m. Caterpillars liquefy in their cocoons before turning into butterflies. A jockey named Frank Hayes once won a horse race, despite having suffered a fatal heart attack halfway through. His body maintained the proper position as his […]

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Iran blames human error for ‘unintentionally’ shooting down Ukrainian plane

Iran has announced its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted “human error” was to blame for the downing of the passenger jet. “Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations,” he said. […]

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Quiz: How Smart Are You When It Comes To World War II?

Australia once fought a war against emus, failed to take out very many emus, and then declared they had lost the war. Against emus. Benjamin Franklin once almost started a war between England and France using anonymous letters to a newspaper, purely because he was bored at the time. The character of Dracula is based […]

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More job losses loom for Zim’s banking industry

After shedding 8% of their workforce last year, Zimbabwean banks may cut more jobs in 2020 as the economy shrivels and the sector increasingly shifts away from cash and toward digital services. “The banking industry, just like the rest of the economy, will suffer negative growth this year, which could result in even more job […]

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27 Hilarious Airport Photos That Got Me. They Got Me So Good.

These photos are unreal. If you are on this website, you probably like to travel. And if you like to travel, you have probably been to the airport a time or two. So, you know that being at the airport is pretty much a miserable experience for everyone. Ah, yes. From the overly strict rules […]

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Four dead as severe storm sweeps through southern US

BENTON, La. – Authorities say at least four people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain. The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana said on Facebook that firefighters found the bodies of an elderly couple Saturday near their demolished trailer. The winds were so […]

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Blog Post » Harnessing the Power of Technology for Mental Health

It’s 90 degrees Fahrenheit out. Sweat is pouring down my forehead. I look down at my cyclocomputer: 6 miles to go. I stop my furious pedaling, pull over to the side of the path, take a calming breath, and look around as I open a bottle of water. The landscape is full of rolling sand […]

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Iran official says it could take 2 years to complete crash investigation

An Iranian official said on Friday it could take “one or two years” to complete the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian airliner outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 on board. The official also said it could take one or two months to download the black boxes recovered from the crash site. […]

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Pictured: BA cabin crew killed with colleague in horror crash yards from Heathrow

Two of the three British Airways cabin crew killed in a crash with a lorry near Heathrow just before midnight on New Year’s Eve have today been named in tributes – as the public donated almost £40,000 for their bereft families.  Joe Finnis, 25, and Dominic Fell, 23, were killed alongside a 20-year-old woman when […]

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Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

FLOODS. A fleet of taxis are seen at the operator’s submerged parking lot following overnight rain in Jakarta on January 1, 2020. Photo by Ralia/AFP JAKARTA, Indonesia (3rd UPDATE) – Indonesia’s disaster agency warned Thursday, January 2, of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least […]

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Pokémon Home recebe janela de lançamento

Pokémon Home, o serviço de armazenamento por Cloud de Pokémon, vai estar disponível em fevereiro de 2020. Desenhado para suceder a Pokémon Bank e para ser compatível com Pokémon Go, Let’s Go Pikachu e Eevee, assim como Sword e Shield, vai ajudar todos os treinadores a gerir as suas coleções de monstros. Uma vez que […]

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Elite Iraqi troops secure US embassy after attack

US Embassy security men use stun grenades to disperse protesters and militia fighters during a protest to condemn air strikes on bases belonging to Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces), outside the embassy in Baghdad January 1, 2020. — Reuters pic BAGHDAD, Jan 2 — Elite Iraqi troops deployed to secure the US embassy today, a day […]

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Sequel, Spin-Off oder… Schlaf? Was enthüllt Nintendo in der Pokémon Direct?

Nanu? Nintendo kündigt eine Pokémon Direct an! Morgen, am 09.10. um 15:30 Uhr deutscher Zeit, veröffentlicht das japanische Unternehmen eine 25-minütige Präsentation rund um die Welt der beliebten Taschenmonster. Spätestens seit den The Game Awards warten Fans sehnsüchtig auf brandneue Ankündigungen zu kommenden Videospielen für die Nintendo Switch. Die Direct mit alleinigem Fokus auf die […]

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