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Divers see Lion Air jet fuselage, new ‘ping’ heard

Divers see Lion Air jet fuselage, new ‘ping’ heard

The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the Java Sea just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta early Monday, killing all 189 people on board. "There's still a lot we need to improve", Air Tr...

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Tiger shot dead in India after allegedly killing 14 people

Tiger shot dead in India after allegedly killing 14 people

Elsewhere, TV footage showed locals celebrating and distributing candies, saying they were relieved that the terror unleashed by the tigress was over. "It was nothing but a Forest Department sanctione...

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Nigeria's army uses Trump's words to justify shooting protesters

Nigeria's army uses Trump's words to justify shooting protesters

According to the Times , videos posted to social media did show some protesters throwing rocks before being shot in the back as they ran away. The incident has garnered a fury of responses toward...

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Celebrate Bonfire Night in safety with organised display

Celebrate Bonfire Night in safety with organised display

This wonderful free event is on its 40th year of providing a fantastic firework display for everyone to enjoy. The city reminds residents that fireworks are not allowed to be used on the street, sid...

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Warcraft III remaster announced at BlizzCon 2018

Warcraft III remaster announced at BlizzCon 2018

If you are a fan of the Diablo series from Blizzard (now Blizzard/Activision) and have been hoping that maybe, some day, a full-featured game would land on iOS devices in the future, that wait is ne...

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Unlocking the frame-rate in Fallout 76 turns on speed hacks

Unlocking the frame-rate in Fallout 76 turns on speed hacks

You have to click on Fallout 76 on the launcher and pre-purchase it if you haven't already if you want to hop in for the beta . The game's subreddit and Twitter hashtag are full of people compla...

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Far-right group Proud Boys banned from Facebook, Instagram

Far-right group Proud Boys banned from Facebook, Instagram

It added, "We will continue to review content, Pages, and people that violate our policies , take action against hate speech and hate organizations to help keep our community safe". The loss of the p...

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Smartphone market slowed down in Q3 but Chinese makers flourished

Smartphone market slowed down in Q3 but Chinese makers flourished

Samsung continued to enjoy its status as king of the hill in Q3 with its 20.3% market share and 72.2 million shipments, but those numbers are down 13.4% from the year-ago quarter. Apple is third on t...

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EU AI lie detector fake science

EU AI lie detector fake science

The EU is spending nearly £4 million on the IBORDERCTRL project, which involves a total seven member states, including the United Kingdom, where scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University ar...

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Trump promises immigration crackdown ahead of USA congressional elections

Trump promises immigration crackdown ahead of USA congressional elections

Mr Trump, whose core supporters back a tough line on immigration, also repeated his claim that a caravan of Central American migrants heading to the US-Mexico border is "like an invasion". The current...

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Where to from here for asylum seekers?

Where to from here for asylum seekers?

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott stated on Monday on 2GB that "If we aren't allowed to have kids on Nauru, then [people smugglers will say] just bring some kids with you and you automatically get t...

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Hackers stole the private messages of over 81000 Facebook accounts

Hackers stole the private messages of over 81000 Facebook accounts

The BBC said there was reason to believe the 120 million claim was exaggerated. Facebook said its security had not been compromised. Most of the users included in the samples were from Russian F...

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World of Warcraft Classic demo out today with session limits

As far as controls go, Blizzard claims that "the transition from mouse-and-keyboard or controller to mobile touchscreen device was created to feel completely natural, intuitive and fun". Titled " Diab...

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Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesian search

Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesian search

Lion Air, a low-priced carrier, was barred from flying in USA or European Union airspace due to its poor safety record. "We are prioritising finding the main wreckage of the plane using five war shi...

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Mario Segale, inspiration for Nintendo’s Super Mario, dies aged 84

Mario Segale, inspiration for Nintendo’s Super Mario, dies aged 84

In his book " Game Over: How Nintendo Conquered the World", David Sheff wrote that a small company team had gathered in the warehouse one day and was struggling to come up with American names for the...

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Medical cannabis products available on prescription in UK from today

Medical cannabis products available on prescription in UK from today

Spectrum Cannabis , the world's leading cannabis supplier, applauded the move to prescribe medical cannabis on the NHS , commenting that it is "a bold first step". The checklist states that pharmac...

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3 dead, including shooter, at Tallahassee yoga studio

3 dead, including shooter, at Tallahassee yoga studio

He then turned his weapon on himself. First responders transported five people to a nearby hospital, with two later succumbing to their wounds, DeLeo said. "In my public service career, I have had t...

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Internet Freedom on the Downward Trend for Eight Years

Internet Freedom on the Downward Trend for Eight Years

Governments in Iran, Russia, Egypt, Venezuela, Belarus, China , and Cambodia all took steps to silence independent voices with arbitrary internet blocking, arguing that only the state can be truste...

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Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams

Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams

Lewis, who represents a district in the Atlanta area, was attending an event for Abrams headlined by Oprah Winfrey . She said: " Oprah Winfrey has inspired so many of us through the years with her...

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5'1 woman wrongly accuses bouncer of groping her then chokes him unconscious

5'1 woman wrongly accuses bouncer of groping her then chokes him unconscious

The 22-year-old Kierah Lagrave , of Plattsburgh, allegedly put her arms around the man's neck, because she believed he had slapped her bottom. The Plattsburgh resident was allegedly arrested yest...

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Destiny 2 is free right now on PC through Battle.net

Destiny 2 is free right now on PC through Battle.net

Additionally, the Forsaken multiplayer mode Gambit will be free on PS4, Xbox One, and PC from November 9th to the 11th. If you have any trouble securing your free copy of Destiny 2 , note that Bu...

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Fortnite Battle Royale Is Getting Balloons

Fortnite Battle Royale Is Getting Balloons

You can hold up to six at one time, with your primary fire button inflating a balloon and secondary fire letting one go. Other players can also pop them by shooting at them, giving the item a bit of a...

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Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

Turkish investigators have been trying to determine whether Khashoggi's remains could have been dissolved in acid at the nearby consul general's house. Last week, the kingdom's public prosecutor Sa...

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Diablo III To Receive Exclusive Amiibo

Diablo III To Receive Exclusive Amiibo

After months and months of rumours , speculation, and a bit of expectation dampening from Blizzard itself, Diablo Immortal was officially announced. Blizzard has been teasing a Diablo-related revea...

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Khashoggi's body was 'dissolved' after murder - Erdogan advisor

The Washington Post also cited officials in Wednesday's report as saying Khashoggi's remains were dissolved in acid , yet another claim that contradicts the Saudi account, which has shifted ov...

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Brazil elects Bolsonaro in major swing to the right

Brazil elects Bolsonaro in major swing to the right

Historian and writer, Lilia Schwarcz said Bolsonaro had successfully built his campaign on fear: of an imagined communist threat, a supposed moral collapse, and of chronic insecurity that he has pro...

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Netanyahu urges European Union to end its 'hypocritical and hostile stance' toward Israel

Netanyahu urges European Union to end its 'hypocritical and hostile stance' toward Israel

Netanyahu didn't specify which of the EU's policies he takes issue with, but he has previously been at loggerheads with the bloc over the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the Iran nuclear deal. "...

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Taylor Swift Condemns 'Fear-Based Extremism' in New Political Post

Taylor Swift Condemns 'Fear-Based Extremism' in New Political Post

Both Lindsey Graham and Marsha Blackburn attended a campaign event at Nashville, Tennessee, which was disrupted by half a dozen angry liberal protesters who resorted to the use of force and violence. ...

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Indonesia protests Saudi execution of domestic worker

Indonesia protests Saudi execution of domestic worker

Tuti Tursilawati was sentenced to death in 2011 for killing her Saudi employer. Although the case had been ruled in 2011, the Indonesian government continued to make efforts to reduce the sentence b...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro threatens to cut diplomatic ties with Cuba

Brazil's Bolsonaro threatens to cut diplomatic ties with Cuba

Asked in an interview with Israel Hayom published Thursday if he would move Brazil's embassy, as he had indicated during his campaign, Bolsonaro said Israel should decide where its capital is located....

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