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68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030 says WHO

68mn girls at risk of genital mutilation by 2030 says WHO

Secretary-General of the United Nations , António Guterres, said female genital mutilation is rooted in gender inequalities and power imbalances - and it sustains them by limiting opportunities for...

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Top Va. Republican Senator Edited 1968 Yearbook With Blackface Photos, Racial Slurs

Top Va. Republican Senator Edited 1968 Yearbook With Blackface Photos, Racial Slurs

A statement issued on Thursday by U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, and signed by seven other Virginia Democrats from the House of Representatives, still called for the governor to resign ove...

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Ontario calls for removal of retaliatory tariffs

Ontario calls for removal of retaliatory tariffs

The Canadian Steel Producers Association, of which both Algoma Steel and Tenaris Tubes are members, have supported the federal government's actions. Ontario Premier Doug Ford has suggested to the fe...

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Death toll rises to 142 in Brazil dam collapse

Death toll rises to 142 in Brazil dam collapse

Paulo reported on Tuesday. Vale, which co-owned another dam whose 2015 collapse killed 19 people and polluted a major river, said on Tuesday it would invest some 1.5 billion reais ($400 million) s...

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Digital Intelligence Platform Market with Report In Depth Industry Analysis on

Digital Intelligence Platform Market with Report In Depth Industry Analysis on

It also demonstrates the analysis of the restraints, new opportunities, and drivers of the global Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems market . Moreover, the global Business Intelligence ...

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IOS 12.1.4 is now out, fixing Group FaceTime eavesdropping bug

IOS 12.1.4 is now out, fixing Group FaceTime eavesdropping bug

It's now available to all iPhone and iPad users worldwide including Malaysia. Apple says it has fixed the Group FaceTime issue, discovered by 14 year old Grant Thompson of Catalina Foothills...

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Canadian Diplomats Suing Government For $28 Million Over Mysterious Illness

Canadian Diplomats Suing Government For $28 Million Over Mysterious Illness

They weren't the only ones; their colleagues in the American embassy were also suffering from the same symptoms at the time. A total of 14 Canadians - including diplomats and some of their family me...

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Princess Ubolratana is candidate for prime minister

Princess Ubolratana is candidate for prime minister

Thai Raksa Chart is an off-shoot of the main pro-Thaksin Pheu Thai party whose government, led by Thaksin's sister Yingluck Shinawatra, was ousted from power in 2014 in a coup led by then-army chief P...

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Drug Bust: Police Warn Mexican Cartels Targeting Australia

Drug Bust: Police Warn Mexican Cartels Targeting Australia

Police also found 25 kilograms of cocaine, worth $9.5 million, and five kilograms of heroin, worth $2.6 million, in the same shipment as the methylamphetamine. "Let me be clear - the Australian public...

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LG's G8 Will Have a 3D Camera Up Front

LG's G8 Will Have a 3D Camera Up Front

The Infineon REAL3 image sensor chip will play a big role where it promises to deliver a new level of front camera capability in a smartphone . In a statement LG detailed a new Infineon chip, and the...

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US border officials don't share Trump's zeal for border wall: lawmakers

US border officials don't share Trump's zeal for border wall: lawmakers

The shutdown, which Trump initially said he would take responsibility for before shifting blame to Democrats, idled some 800,000 government employees. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was praised by ...

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Cat Found Nearly Frozen Makes 'Amazing' Recovery at Montana Animal Clinic

Cat Found Nearly Frozen Makes 'Amazing' Recovery at Montana Animal Clinic

A purr-manent resident so-to-speak. The cat was discharged to its owners the same night and when Dr Clark checked in a few days later, Fluffy appeared to be back to normal. Over the next hour, her t...

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Microsoft Now Allows Skype Users to Blur the Background on Video Calls

Microsoft Now Allows Skype Users to Blur the Background on Video Calls

This is an important development (using "artificial intelligence (AI)-trained in human form detection", no less!) for everyone who's spent 20 minutes tidying up their college dorm room before hopping ...

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Matthew Whitaker threatens not to testify unless Dems drop subpoena threat

Matthew Whitaker threatens not to testify unless Dems drop subpoena threat

Nadler said the authority was needed in light of "troubling events", including former Attorney General Jeff Sessions ' refusal in two hearings in 2017 to answer questions about conversations wi...

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Wells Fargo customers report issues with debit cards, online banking

Wells Fargo customers report issues with debit cards, online banking

Wells Fargo's mobile and online banking went down Thursday after a power shutdown at one of their facilities. An hour after the initial tweet , the company said they were experiencing a "systems iss...

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Come on the County - a closer look at Newport’s FA Cup exploits

Come on the County - a closer look at Newport’s FA Cup exploits

As soon as the final whistle went Day asked boss Michael Flynn if he could dash off to see his family. "Nothing was really happening at midday on Tuesday, but as I was driving to the game Lizzie c...

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Trump's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast

Trump's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast

Trump: "All children, born and unborn, are made in the Holy image of God; every life is sacred and every soul is a precious gift from heaven". As the Lord says in Jeremiah, 'Before I formed you in the...

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Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play hands-on

Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play hands-on

The Moto G7 Power will be sold by T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Cricket Wireless (as the Moto G7 Supra), Consumer Cellular, Republic Wireless, Ting, and Xfinity Mobile. We did get...

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Saudi officials planned Khashoggi murder, undermined Turkey's investigation, United Nations expert says

Saudi officials planned Khashoggi murder, undermined Turkey's investigation, United Nations expert says

A United Nations expert has concluded that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey's efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , which she described as a "brutal and premeditated killin...

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China Building Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

China Building Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

It now has two carriers, and aims to add at least four more to the fleet, reports said Wednesday. Though the naval hardware might be at par with that of the USA, they will still lack the experience of...

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Storm Erik: Met Eireann upgrade weather warning for Donegal

Storm Erik: Met Eireann upgrade weather warning for Donegal

The forecaster expects the Storm to hit on Friday bringing Status Orange winds of up to 130kmph to some counties. The Road Safety Authority has advised road users to exercise caution on roads while ...

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France recalls Italy ambassador after worst verbal onslaught 'since the war'

France recalls Italy ambassador after worst verbal onslaught 'since the war'

The latest spat erupted on Tuesday after Di Maio, head of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement , revealed that he had met with " yellow vest " anti-government protesters outside Paris. He invite...

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Uganda launches 'curvy' women's pageant 'to promote tourism'

Uganda launches 'curvy' women's pageant 'to promote tourism'

Minister of State for Tourism in Uganda, Mr Godfrey Kiwanda, has inaugurated a beauty pageant for "curvy women" in a bid to boost the tourism earnings of the country. So curvy women could post on soci...

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Freezing rain warning ends in Waterloo Region

Low minus 13. Wind chill near minus 20. Another storm system will bring the threat of freezing rain back Wednesday night, the weather service said . Freezing rain warnings may be required. Challe...

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A Gas Explosion in San Francisco Damaged Five Buildings

A Gas Explosion in San Francisco Damaged Five Buildings

It took crews about three hours to put out the blaze. Caroline Gasparini, 24, who lives across from the fire, said she and her housemate were in their living room when the windows started rattling. ...

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People are surprisingly satisfied with the new 'tiny penis' emoji

People are surprisingly satisfied with the new 'tiny penis' emoji

Unicode Consortium has released the final list of 2019 emojis . One other significant addition is newfound flexibility for the emoji of two people holding hands, which can now utilize varying ski...

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Elizabeth Warren Apologizes for Claiming Native American Heritage With DNA Test

Elizabeth Warren Apologizes for Claiming Native American Heritage With DNA Test

But not every tribal citizen is assuaged. She said her recent apologies were a recognition that she should have been more aware of how she was identifying. "I am not a member of a tribe, and I have ...

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Russian witches cast spell to help Putin defeat his enemies

A coven of Russian witches and seers formed a "circle of power" on Tuesday to mobilize their supernatural energy in support of President Vladimir Putin. "Breathe, Mother Earth embracing Russian Federa...

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Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper to appear in court for preliminary hearing

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper to appear in court for preliminary hearing

Closs had been missing since October 15 when Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly broke into her family's home outside Barron, Wisconsin and fatally shot her parents, James and Denise Closs. Jayme and ...

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Trump Sends Out Another Tweet on Border Wall

Trump Sends Out Another Tweet on Border Wall

The U.S. recently came off of the longest government shutdown in national history due to Trump's feud with Congress because of their refusal to provide funding for his wall. It is expected to be eithe...

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