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McConnell slows push to name building for McCain

McConnell slows push to name building for McCain

John McCain on the Senate floor on Tuesday. "I have asked Vice President Mike Pence to offer an address at the ceremony honoring Senator McCain at the United States Capitol this Friday", Trump said...

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Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

An associate professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong , KC Cheung (張祺忠), recently reported to the police that his wife, Tina Chan (陳慧文), was missing. Insid...

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Vladimir Putin feels the heat over proposed Russian pension reforms

In the much-anticipated address, Putin also acknowledged that in the early 2000s, he was against any changes to the Russian pension system and promised that there would not be any as long as he is the...

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Hillary Clinton's private email server was hacked by China

Two ICIG officials, investigator Frank Ruckner and attorney Janette McMillan, repeatedly warned Federal Bureau of Investigation officials of the Chinese intrusion during several meetings, according to...

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Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

Intel has not yet confirmed pricing for the parts, nor when the first systems based on the new chips will be available to buy. Just like in the previous iteration of this generation, the i5 and i7 ...

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Where asylum seekers on the run may be sent

Where asylum seekers on the run may be sent

A fisherman who spotted two asylum-seekers hiding in the mangroves said he took the pair on a tour of the Daintree River. Locals said passengers from the rickety vessel disappeared into the dense fo...

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Iran's Rouhani asks Europe for guarantees on banking channels and oil sales

Iran's Rouhani asks Europe for guarantees on banking channels and oil sales

Retired Admiral James Stavridis, formerly supreme allied commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, told CNBC on Monday that Iran could temporarily block the Strait of Hormuz, but the U.S. N...

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Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor

Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor

McCain's body will be laid to rest on Sunday, and flags on all government buildings - including the one over the White House and the adjoining office building - will fly at half staff until then. Da...

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White House flags back at full-staff after McCain's death

White House flags back at full-staff after McCain's death

Late Monday afternoon, the flag flying at the White House was lowered to half-staff to honor the late Sen. Trump, who had traded bitter criticism with McCain since before the election, declared hi...

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Theresa May says no-deal Brexit would not be a disaster

Theresa May says no-deal Brexit would not be a disaster

May is on a three-nation African tour ‚ with South Africa her first stop. Theresa May has been mocked after showing off her "maybot" dance moves on the opening day of her Africa trade trip. That e...

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Graham Celebrates McCain's Life In Emotional Senate Floor Speech

As John McCain's former colleagues mourned on the Senate floor today, Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) said anyone who disrespects McCain's legacy "deserves a whippin'". The White House flag had a ...

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British and French fishermen clash in scallop war

British and French fishermen clash in scallop war

Tension has rumbled for 15 years, but in the past five a deal has prevailed - larger British boats stayed out of the area in exchange for more fishing rights. United Kingdom fishermen can dredge for s...

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Bee swarm invades hot dog stand in New York's Times Square

Bee swarm invades hot dog stand in New York's Times Square

According to @NYPDBees, the department's official Twitter account , the bees stopped by just so they could get a quick drink before finding a more permanent home. "But it's definitely the crazies...

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3D-Printed Gunmaker Sells Digital Files Amid Gun Blueprint Ban

3D-Printed Gunmaker Sells Digital Files Amid Gun Blueprint Ban

District Judge Robert Lasnik this week, extended a temporary ban he ordered late last month. Cody Wilson said at a news conference on Tuesday that he'll make the plans available to anyone who wa...

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President Putin takes Siberian hiking break with top security chiefs

President Putin takes Siberian hiking break with top security chiefs

The video shows Russian President Vladimir Putin , head of the Defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu, FSB director Alexander Bortnikov and director of the Sayano-Shushensky reserve Gennady Kiselev, sailing ...

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'It was definitely a first': Wellington divers discover giant squid on beach

'It was definitely a first': Wellington divers discover giant squid on beach

Daniel, Jack and Matthew Aplin were driving along on a track near Red Rocks on the city's south coast when they came across the massive beached cephalod. "People worry about sharks". Its size led to...

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Colombia anti-corruption referendum comes up shy on votes

Colombia anti-corruption referendum comes up shy on votes

But the measure failed because it did not earn the 12.1 million votes needed to pass. With 99 percent reporting, just 11.6 million people had voted, under a third of the 36.4 million eligible voters. ...

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Jacksonville shooting suspect was hospitalized in psychiatric facilities

Jacksonville shooting suspect was hospitalized in psychiatric facilities

Meanwhile, local gamers are directly affected by the tragedy after authorities say David Katz , 24, opened fire on a sanctioned Madden Championship Series competition inside GLHF Game Bar and th...

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Trump Will Demand UN Revoke 90% of Palestinians' Refugee Status

Trump Will Demand UN Revoke 90% of Palestinians' Refugee Status

And as expected, veteran peace processors are screaming bloody murder. More than $200 million in economic aid will be withheld from the Hamas-Palestinian Authority unitary government and redirected ...

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Donald Trump faces flak for the flag

Donald Trump faces flak for the flag

The photo of the president's flag colouring session was first tweeted by the secretary of   state for health and human services, Alex Azar . Siting with few kids in the hospital, Trump colour...

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Hurricane Maria caused almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico, new study estimates

Hurricane Maria caused almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico, new study estimates

Independent researchers from the George Washington University have estimated that Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico in the six months following the storm. Since December, the govern...

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Google rebrands India-first payments app Tez as Google Pay

Talking about payments, Sengupta said Tez - which was built for the Indian market - has seen strong traction with 22 million people using the platform every month. Naming and branding things isn't G...

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Trump accuses Google of hiding 'fair media' coverage of him

Trump accuses Google of hiding 'fair media' coverage of him

In a flurry of tweets sent earlier today, the US President claimed the alleged bias of Google's search results was "very dangerous" and potentially illegal. DONALD TRUMP , former host of The Appr...

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White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

The White House flag had a more tumultuous start to the week than typical, having been lowered to half-staff on Saturday in the wake of Sen. Marc Short, Trump's former legislative director, said t...

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Germany migrants: Protesters face off in Chemnitz

Germany migrants: Protesters face off in Chemnitz

Police said several foreigners were involved. On Twitter, police relentlessly urged people to stop spreading rumors and fought off allegations that information regarding the incident was being withhel...

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Saudi Royal Air Force intercepts Houthi missile over Najran

Saudi Royal Air Force intercepts Houthi missile over Najran

The coalition has not confirmed or denied it carried out two air raids on Thursday that the United Nations said killed at least 26 children and four women south of the flashpoint rebel-held city of Ho...

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Blow for France’s Macron as star enviroment minister quits

Blow for France’s Macron as star enviroment minister quits

He has made the battle against global warming one of his foreign policy priorities, organising a major conference in Paris previous year in an effort to compensate for Trump's scepticism about climate...

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Russian Federation says biggest war games since Cold War are 'justified'

Russian Federation says biggest war games since Cold War are 'justified'

Russian Federation says the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation build-up is unjustified and provocative. He said the involvement of Chinese units showed Russian Federation and Beijing were co-operati...

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Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey reviews the Magic Leap One

Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey reviews the Magic Leap One

Palmer Luckey , founder of Oculus VR and the man largely responsible for the modern VR movement, published a review of the Magic Leap One on his personal blog. The ML1 is a not a "lightfield proje...

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Iran urges United Nations court to halt U.S. reimposed nuclear sanctions

Iran urges United Nations court to halt U.S. reimposed nuclear sanctions

The lawsuit filed with the ICJ , also known as the World Court, says the United States sanctions, which are damaging its already weak economy, violate terms of a little-known 1955 friendship treaty b...

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