Global

Speed limits get the green light on Google Maps

As far back as July 2017, the speed limit feature in Maps has been reported to work in some parts of California and Brazil . If you've never heard of speed limits popping up in Google Maps, we can'...

de · Global
Kutztown police seek volunteers to get drunk

Kutztown police seek volunteers to get drunk

While the volunteers would not be paid for their assistance, the police had no problems finding assistance. A call for volunteers on Facebook accumulated hundreds of responses and over 1,000 shares ...

de · Global
Adds Royale Pass Season 5, new weapons and more

Adds Royale Pass Season 5, new weapons and more

Classic voice commands have returned to the game too, with the option now available in the Settings menu. Starting with the MK47 Mutant AR, it an assault rifle that uses 7.62 ammo, has a 20-round m...

de · Global
Homes Evacuated In Derry Due To Suspected Car Bomb Explosion

Homes Evacuated In Derry Due To Suspected Car Bomb Explosion

Witnesses report hearding a loud bang inside pubs and clubs, with officers sealing off the area surrounding the explosion. They said a second suspicious vehicle they were concerned about "has been...

de · Global
US regulators meet to discuss record-setting fine against Facebook

US regulators meet to discuss record-setting fine against Facebook

Facebook has come under significant scrutiny over the previous year in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that erupted in March 2018. Two sources familiar with the situation told the Was...

de · Global
Former Mexico president 'took $100m drug bribe from cartel' - trial hears

Former Mexico president 'took $100m drug bribe from cartel' - trial hears

Sanchez said she never received payment for her work. "He said from that point on, whoever betrayed him, they would die". The trial has featured numerous allegations of bribes or attempts to bribe...

de · Global
Canadian Among Suspects in Nairobi Terrorist Attack

Canadian Among Suspects in Nairobi Terrorist Attack

Kenyan authorities say 21 people, including one police officer, were killed. Tour operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack, ...

de · Global
Trump Offers to Extend DACA Protections in Exchange for Border Wall Funding

Trump Offers to Extend DACA Protections in Exchange for Border Wall Funding

US President Donald Trump called it a "common sense compromise that both parties should embrace". The California Democrat said Trump's expected offer was "not a good-faith effort" to help the immigr...

de · Global
New migrant caravan enters Mexico, legally or not

New migrant caravan enters Mexico, legally or not

The US President took to Twitter, saying, "Mexico is doing nothing to stop the caravan , which is now fully formed and heading to the United States ". The care being delivered focuses mainly on prov...

de · Global

1000 flights canceled during winter storm; lake effect snow expected

The average delay at O'Hare was almost an hour Saturday afternoon. A 15-vehicle crash blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri near Ste. Airlines are issuing waivers for travelers...

de · Global
Vice President Pence surprises Missouri students at 'March for Life'

Vice President Pence surprises Missouri students at 'March for Life'

TownHall.com noted that the media spent more time covering one Women's March than six March for Life events combined. The 46th annual March for Life was held Friday in Washington, D.C., despite ...

de · Global
PM Modi: Those stopped from looting public money are forming grand alliance

PM Modi: Those stopped from looting public money are forming grand alliance

Missing from Saturday's lineup was Rahul Gandhi, president of the main opposition Congress party and leaders of the left parties, reflecting tensions among opposition parties on who would be their pri...

de · Global
Giuliani Sets The Record Straight On Collusion

Giuliani Sets The Record Straight On Collusion

All over the news is Giuliani's failure to deny that some on the Trump presidential campaign may have "colluded" with the friends of Vladimir Putin . "As far as we're concerned, everything is over"...

de · Global
Imran Khan govt says India has no role in Afghanistan

Imran Khan govt says India has no role in Afghanistan

But Taliban leaders are refusing to sit at the same table as the Afghan government. Prime Minister Imran Khan assured President Ghani that Pakistan was making honest efforts for a negotiated settl...

de · Global
Kentucky school bashed over video of youths' treatment of Indian

Kentucky school bashed over video of youths' treatment of Indian

The slogan is popular with those who are fervent supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump. The Indigenous Peoples March also was held Friday in the nation's capital. "They were rambunctious and try...

de · Global
US Navy won't rule out sending carrier through Taiwan Strait

US Navy won't rule out sending carrier through Taiwan Strait

In a meeting with U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson in Beijing on Tuesday, China's Chief of Staff Li Zuocheng issued a warning against foreign forces coming to Taiwan's assistance....

de · Global
Yellow vest protests continue in France despite Macron outreach

Yellow vest protests continue in France despite Macron outreach

The " yellow vest " protests - which make use of fluorescent jackets French motorists are required to carry in their cars - began in November over higher fuel taxes. A Reuters reporter also said there...

de · Global
Around 117 migrants unaccounted for after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast

Around 117 migrants unaccounted for after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast

It wasn't immediately clear exactly how many migrants might have died before the navy plane spotted the sinking dinghy. The Italian navy said it had alerted Libyan authorities who coordinated rescue...

de · Global
Putin accuses West of 'destabilizing' the Balkans

Putin accuses West of 'destabilizing' the Balkans

Kosovo's parliament on December 14 voted to convert its 2,500-member Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into a national army with some 5,000 personnel and more substantial weaponry. Ahead of Thursday's visit...

de · Global
George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

The partial shutdown seemed certain to drag well into next week, meaning 8,00,000 federal workers nationwide would continue to go unpaid and some government functions would remain impaired. About 800,...

de · Global
Microsoft may unveil the HoloLens 2 next month at MWC19

Microsoft may unveil the HoloLens 2 next month at MWC19

Microsoft is believed to be working on a new HoloLens for a while , with the device supposedly being powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 . Speaking to INQ following the launch, Roger Walkden, ...

de · Global
Canada 'appalled' by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Canada 'appalled' by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Woodman is the second Canadian to go missing in Burkina Faso in recent weeks, Sawadogo said. We are working with the government of Burkina Faso and other global partners to pursue those responsible an...

de · Global
Debbie Wasserman Schultz splits with Women's March over anti-Semitism concerns

Debbie Wasserman Schultz splits with Women's March over anti-Semitism concerns

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D- Fla. Women's March co-leader Tamika Mallory refused to answer a question on Israel's right to exist in an interview with PBS due to be broadcast Sunday. Wasserman ...

de · Global
At least 20 charred to death as fuel pipeline explodes in Mexico

At least 20 charred to death as fuel pipeline explodes in Mexico

Before the blast, residents had gathered around the pipeline to collect fuel from the spill, newspaper Milenio reported . The leak was caused by fuel thieves illegally tapping the pipeline in a sma...

de · Global
IIT Hyderabad launches India's first B.Tech course in artificial intelligence

IIT Hyderabad launches India's first B.Tech course in artificial intelligence

The institute claims to be the first Indian academic organisation to offer such a BTech programme in AI and in all probability, only the third institute globally, after Carnegie Mellon University and ...

de · Global
U.S. border patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

U.S. border patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

Of those 48,287 family units, and 10,265 unaccompanied minor children apprehended throughout the nine sectors, almost half of the apprehensions took place in the Valley during that same period, with 2...

de · Global

Women's March organizers respond to controversy leading up to rally

A spokesperson from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office said that the Senator condemns anti-Semitism on Thursday, despite being the keynote speaker at the Women's March . She also has ties to unind...

de · Global
Russian jets collide over Sea of Japan; 2 dead, 1 missing

Russian jets collide over Sea of Japan; 2 dead, 1 missing

Both crews ejected from their aircraft, and one pilot was located on an inflatable raft in the sea as he flashed an emergency light. According to the source, "the incident occurred about an hour ago...

de · Global
Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April

Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April

This falls in line with past reports that the Galaxy M10 will fall under Rs 10,000. It most likely will, at least with the base model. The device still has stereo audio playback, IP68 dust and water r...

de · Global
Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets almost seven years

Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets almost seven years

He testified that Van Dyke violently cuffed him and threw him face-down in a squad auto. In a post-trial press conference, Reverend Marvin Hunter, McDonald's uncle, said , "It is a sad day for ...

de · Global