Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote questions

LONDON – Questions about the British government’s failure to release a report on Russia’s interference in the country’s politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday as critics said leaks from the document raised concerns about the security of next month’s election. The report from Parliament’s intelligence committee concludes that Russian interference may […]

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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will visit Pakistan from November 25 to 27 in her capacity as the United Nations secretary-general’s special advocate for inclusive finance for development. In a statement on Sunday, the Pakistan foreign office said Queen Máxima will call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi, besides engagements with […]

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WhatsApp confirms new threat for some Android and iOS users from malicious video files

The Computer Emergency Response Team, a government cyber security agency, on Saturday reported a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allows hackers to target phones by sending video files in the MP4 format. The notification flagged a “high” severity rating for the vulnerability. “A stack-based buffer overview vulnerability exists in WhatsApp due to improper parsing of elementary […]

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa becomes Sri Lanka’s new ‘Terminator’ president after rival concedes defeat in election

Posted November 17, 2019 19:16:23 Photo: Sri Lanka’s former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been declared the winner in the country’s presidential election. (AP: Eranga Jayawardena) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, has stormed to victory in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections — seven months […]

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Incestuous mum who killed two of her kids given parenting classes behind bars

A mum of six who murdered two of her children is being given parenting classes behind bars. Sarah Barrass will be taught how to be a better mother even though she is just beginning a minimum 35-year sentence for murdering sons Tristan, 13, and Blake, 14. Barrass, 35 – in the same prison as mass […]

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Nail-biter governor’s race in Louisiana reaches final hours

BATON ROUGE, La. – In a race that has become a nail-biter, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards battled Saturday to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump desperately wants returned to Republicans. Trump has made the runoff election between the Deep South’s only […]

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Raheem Sterling’s Liverpool scars may never heal – but all he ever wanted was respect

Raheem Sterling is misunderstood and has frequently been misrepresented but the Manchester City winger has not helped himself this week. Most of the negative publicity the 24-year-old has endured throughout his career has been undeserved. His fit of petulance and scuffle with Joe Gomez when the England squad gathered at St George’s Park was a […]

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Algerians flood streets to protest against December polls

Demonstrators thronged the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday to renew their opposition to a presidential election they say will keep in power a political elite rejected by the people. The protest came two days ahead of the start of campaigning for the December 12 vote. Demonstrations have gripped Algeria every week since February […]

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7 new trailers you should watch this week

I watched The Lego Movie 2 a few weeks ago now that it’s finally streaming. The first one was an unexpectedly smart and hilarious take on what a Lego story can be, and this second one does a good job of keeping up the momentum. The film is funny, and it still grounds the whole […]

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Chinese PLA soldiers clear debris from Hong Kong streets as protests continue to flare up

Updated November 17, 2019 10:52:37 Related Story:University of Sydney students told to leave Hong Kong immediately Related Story:Arrows, petrol bombs used against police as protests paralyse Hong Kong China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers have appeared in shorts and T-shirts in Hong Kong streets, helping residents clean up debris from anti-government protests, in a rare […]

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Leaked email shows Astros asked for scouts’ help stealing signs in 2017

It started as whispers around the league, but they were just that, whispers. It was a rumor, something talked about around the league, that the Houston Astros had worked out a way to steal opposing teams’ signs. The whispers got louder, however. Then online sleuths started digging and seemed to find a lot of evidence […]

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Impeachment testimony comes from White House budget official

House impeachment investigators met in private on Saturday with a White House budget official as the historic inquiry produces new testimony offering direct insight of President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. After a week of dramatic public hearings, investigators heard late Friday in closed session from State Department official David Holmes, who delivered a firsthand […]

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Bolton flats fire: Footage shows where cladding blaze started as it turned into inferno

Shocking videos have captured the moment where the Bolton fire appeared to start in The Cube student accommodation in Bolton, Greater Manchester, last night. Footage shows fire crews attempting to contain the blaze before it turns into a huge inferno, spreading over several floors. It appears to have started in one of the higher floors […]

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Scientific Meeting » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series – Psilocybin: History, Neuropharmacology, and Implications for Therapeutics

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 3:00―4:00 PM EST Sponsored by: NIMH Division of Extramural Affairs On December 3, 2019, Dr. Roland R. Griffiths will present “Psilocybin: History, Neuropharmacology, and Implications for Therapeutics,” as part of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., is Professor in the Departments of […]

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Biden, Warren absence at California gathering irks top Dems

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The decisions by Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren to skip a weekend gathering of thousands of fervent California Democrats less than three months before voting begins have frustrated and puzzled some party leaders. But they have offered a chance for their rivals to capitalize on the absence of two front-runners at […]

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Algeria jails 22 protesters over Berber flags

Twenty-two Algerian demonstrators were handed one-year jail sentences on Tuesday for “undermining national unity” by bearing the Berber minority’s flag during anti-regime protests, a prisoners’ rights group said. The CNLD committee said on its Facebook page that a court in the capital’s Sidi Mhamed district had sentenced the accused to 12 months in prison – […]

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No interior da MOCHE XL Games World 2019

Estivemos no MOCHE XL Games World, o primeiro evento de novembro dedicado aos videojogos, que arrancou na última quinta-feira (14 no Altice Arena, em Lisboa. Não vamos evitar o elefante na sala, existe uma curiosidade curiosidade sobre o que os dois grandes eventos deste mês vão oferecer para se diferenciar e garantir que os visitantes […]

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Mächtige Beute: Das passiert in der ersten Episode von The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian ist hier, um uns zu seinem Auftraggeber zu verschleppen. Ausgerechnet der maskierte Kopfgeldjäger ist das wichtigste Aushängeschild des familienfreundlichen Streamingdiensts Disney+. In den USA feiert der Mäusekonzern das Debüt der neuen Plattform mit der ersten Folge der Live-Action-Serie im Star Wars-Universum. In Deutschland startet Disney+ und The Mandalorian erst am 31. März 2020. […]

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16-year-old suspected gunman, who killed 2 classmates, wounded 3, dies

A teenage boy who killed two classmates and wounded three others at a southern California high school on his birthday before shooting himself in the head died on Friday of his wounds in hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office said. “Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow, 16, a Junior at Saugus High School, was being treated for […]

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John Ivison: Is Justin Trudeau’s newly found humility real or pretend? Time will tell

Winston Churchill once remarked that the greatest lesson in life is to learn that even fools are right sometimes. A freshly-chastened Justin Trudeau seems to have absorbed this advice in his meetings with opposition leaders this week, acknowledging he may be able to find “common ground” with politicians he only recently assured Canadians were depriving […]

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Blast targeting police vehicle rocks Pakistan’s Quetta, several injured

A blast on Friday rocked Pakistan’s Buleli area in Quetta leaving people wounded. The blast near a police vehicle injured many people who were taken to a hospital in Buleli. On Monday, a blast targeting a police vehicle in Quetta had wounded nine people including three policemen. The police and Frontier Corps personnel cordoned off […]

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Give the gift of a better, faster router for the holidays 2019 – CNET

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season’s best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. Whether you’re streaming your favorite yuletide bake-off, setting up smart voice controls for the Christmas lights, or just trying to get through work emails to your bah humbug boss as you […]

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