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Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing comes into force

Partial Dutch ban on face-covering clothing comes into force

Under the terms of the Partial Ban on Face-Covering Clothing Act, the wearing of ski masks, full-face helmets, balaclavas, niqabs and burqas is prohibited in public buildings including schools and hos...

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Simple maths equation dividing the internet

Simple maths equation dividing the internet

The two most common answers people on Twitter reached are one and 16. Another added: "It's 16 y'all". In other words, both answers are right - it's the question that's wrong. However, we made a ...

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North Korean state media releases still images of multi-launch rocket system

North Korean state media releases still images of multi-launch rocket system

In November 2017, a North Korean soldier was caught on video defecting to the South. Kim oversaw the successful firing and said the system would be "an inescapable distress to the forces bec...

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Qualcomm Teams With Tencent Games for Cloud Gaming, AR/VR, 5G

Qualcomm Teams With Tencent Games for Cloud Gaming, AR/VR, 5G

On Monday, Qualcomm and Tencent officially announced that they will be collborating on projects that can improve Tencent's gaming performance on Qualcomm-powered smartphones. Qualcomm is the large...

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Barr Changes Asylum Rules, Limits Family Endangerment Claims

Barr Changes Asylum Rules, Limits Family Endangerment Claims

Until now, asylum seekers who were threatened because of something their family member did or did not do were eligible. Unlike the federal judiciary, USA immigration courts fall under Justice Depart...

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Hawley Introduces Bill to Ban 'Addictive' Social Media Features

Hawley Introduces Bill to Ban 'Addictive' Social Media Features

Hawley's proposed bill is called the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (Smart) Act, and in it he proposes several steps the federal government can take to stop social media giants from cap...

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Indian boy has more than 500 teeth removed

Indian boy has more than 500 teeth removed

Dentists in India pulled more than 500 teeth from the mouth of a young boy. Doctor's say this unique case and the procedure was their first. After another four years, the boy's parents decided enoug...

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Chinese aluminum billionaire indicted for $2 billion tariff evasion scheme

Chinese aluminum billionaire indicted for $2 billion tariff evasion scheme

Liu, also known as "Big Boss" and "Uncle Liu" according to the indictment, was also accused by prosecutors of running a "massive" money laundering operation involving the use of shell companies to tra...

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'Victory': Trump reveals name for Mongolian gift horse

'Victory': Trump reveals name for Mongolian gift horse

The ancient breed of tough, tiny horses was ridden by Genghis Khan and other warlords. The President Trump said he has already chosen a name for the animal: Victory. National Security Adviser John...

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Unnao rape case: BJP expels accused Kuldeep Sengar

Unnao rape case: BJP expels accused Kuldeep Sengar

Days before she was critically injured and her two aunts killed in a road accident, the Unnao woman, who has accused Sengar of sexual assault, had written a letter to the CJI, and other UP authori...

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Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin

Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin

Putin expressed his thanks to the president for the "kind gesture" but said for the moment such assistance wouldn't be necessary. Earlier, the Russian state-run news agency Ria reported that Washin...

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BC Homicide Suspects may be in Northern Ontario

BC Homicide Suspects may be in Northern Ontario

OPP urging people to report possible sightings directly to police... and not to social media. She says the vehicle was last seen travelling eastbound. Northeastern Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have...

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Giffgaff slapped with £1.4m fine over 'unacceptable' billing glitch

Giffgaff slapped with £1.4m fine over 'unacceptable' billing glitch

Ofcom said Giffgaff customers who bought pre-paid bundles of voice calls, texts and data, known by Giffgaff as " goodybags ", while buying pre-paid credit for their plans, were accidentally overcharg...

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Wave pool 'tsunami' injures 44 after malfunction at water park

Wave pool 'tsunami' injures 44 after malfunction at water park

The huge wave caught visitors off-guard, flipping swimmers in their inflatable tubes as it crashed down on their heads. The water park is closed, the AP reported, and is under investigation. "Online...

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Garfield Kart: Furious Racing Announced

Garfield Kart: Furious Racing Announced

In its review, Nintendo Life gave Garfield Kart a score of 3/10 while describing it as "a bland, horribly un-balanced Kart game". "Take shortcuts to overtake the other racers with the spring!" In ...

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Kim Jong Un Supervises Test Firing Of New Rocket Launcher

The unidentified man was an active-duty soldier who expressed interest in defecting to Seoul , said the JCS. "We're still waiting to hear from North Korea ". The North's testing activity could int...

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Trump orders Navy SEAL prosecutors to be stripped of achievement medals

Trump orders Navy SEAL prosecutors to be stripped of achievement medals

President Donald Trump tweeted earlier Wednesday that he had directed the secretary of the Navy and the chief of naval operations to "immediately withdraw and rescind" the Navy Achievement Medal f...

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Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as New US Ambassador to United Nations

Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as New US Ambassador to United Nations

Joe Craft is the chief executive of Alliance Resource Partners, one of the largest coal producers in the country. Craft, who has been serving as the U.S. The committee last week backed Craft in a 15...

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US Navy jet crashes in California

US Navy jet crashes in California

The area is a popular place to watch military training flights and commonly known as Star Wars Canyon , because it invokes scenes of the films' aircraft speeding through canyons. While it is not comm...

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Jeffrey Epstein appears in court for first time since reported jail injuries

Jeffrey Epstein appears in court for first time since reported jail injuries

Berman set the date, which he said could change in the coming months, for June 8, 2020. Prosecutors want the trial to begin as soon as possible, but Martin Weinberg, Epstein's lawyer, objected to s...

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Kremlin foe's doctor sceptical after Navalny tests negative for poison

Kremlin foe's doctor sceptical after Navalny tests negative for poison

Writing in his blog late Monday night, Navalny described what happened to him and said he agreed it was possible he had become the latest in a series of Kremlin opponents to be poisoned over the year...

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Lavrov holding talks with Thailand's foreign minister in Bangkok

Lavrov holding talks with Thailand's foreign minister in Bangkok

Pompeo will wield a message of reassurance that the USA is still fully engaged in Asia as China cements political and military ties with its neighbours. "I hope that both sides are able to speak in a ...

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Trump Targets Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski: ‘Morning Joe & Psycho Ratings Have Crashed’

Trump Targets Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski: ‘Morning Joe & Psycho Ratings Have Crashed’

McConnell said Tuesday that he looks forward to meeting with Ratcliffe and discussing his background. President Donald Trump's choice of a lawmaker with limited experience to oversee the massi...

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Scientists decode brain speech signals into written text

Scientists decode brain speech signals into written text

So while Facebook hasn't come up with some dystopian futuristic brain plugin network , the boffins at Cali uni have cooked up with a smart algorithm that's able to read the thoughts of people sufferi...

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Syria's hospitals bombed: UN Security Council calls for inquiry

Syria's hospitals bombed: UN Security Council calls for inquiry

British UN Ambassador Karen Pierce told the Security Council on Tuesday that Ja'afari's letter was an admission of Syrian government attacks on hospitals. He said parties to the conflict have been n...

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Exxon Baytown refinery fire sends smoke plume skyward

Exxon Baytown refinery fire sends smoke plume skyward

The fire broke out at the plant, which processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, in an area that contains polypropylene material, leading the facility to issue a shelter in place ...

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Google Releases Chrome 76

Google Releases Chrome 76

Right now, we are not seeing anything in the commit that points to dark mode for the entire system UI on Chrome OS, but since things like menus and settings are static, we fully expect to see ...

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Mysterious metal plate recovered from inside large crocodile killed after fight

Mysterious metal plate recovered from inside large crocodile killed after fight

Workers at Koorana Crocodile farm were examining the stomach contents of MJ, the recently deceased 4.7 metre crocodile, when they found an orthopedic plate. Crocodile attacks on humans, however, remai...

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RCMP scaling down search for murder suspects in northern Manitoba

RCMP scaling down search for murder suspects in northern Manitoba

Four days later, on another BC highway, the teenagers allegedly murdered botanist Leonard Dyck and then drove 3000km east across Canada's north to Gillam where on July 23 , they dumped and then set f...

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Fortnite Season 10 Teaser Hints at the Return of the Dusty Depot

Fortnite Season 10 Teaser Hints at the Return of the Dusty Depot

When he opens his eyes, he's floating through space, and is just in time to see the rocket from the climax of Season 4 go flying past him. The video starts with our old friend, Jonesy, running away ...

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