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Al Qaeda Launches Attack on Yemen Security Base, 20 Soldiers Killed

Al Qaeda Launches Attack on Yemen Security Base, 20 Soldiers Killed

In a statement, the jihadist group said it had "blown up" buildings inside the base and "withdrew safely", but did not claim a death toll for that operation. The United States considers AQAP the globa...

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Facebook: Investigations Underway on Acquisitions Instagram, WhastApp and Other Companies

Facebook: Investigations Underway on Acquisitions Instagram, WhastApp and Other Companies

The Federal Trade Commission is probing Facebook Inc to check if the social media company's acquisitions were aimed at snapping up potential rivals before they could become a threat, according t...

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London teenager missing from Malaysian resort

She said: "They had just arrived - it was going to be a trip of a lifetime". Police are said to be looking for Nora with sniffer dogs. Her devastated uncle posted on social media today: 'Any frien...

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Sudan generals, protest leaders ink constitutional declaration

Sudan generals, protest leaders ink constitutional declaration

According to sources, the formation of a sovereign council, which will run the country during a three-year transitional period leading up to elections, will be announced on August 18. Doctors linked t...

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25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsized in Philippines

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsized in Philippines

Another boat, M/B Keizha, reportedly had four crewmen on board, while the third ferry, M/B Jenny, carried an unspecified number of people who were rescued and brought on board a coast guard ship, he...

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Nintendo is serving up a Mario Tennis Aces free trial next week

Nintendo is serving up a Mario Tennis Aces free trial next week

Still among the ranks of folks who haven't yet gotten to try Mario Tennis Aces? This is the first Game Trial option to be offered for most players , following Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker being...

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Pilots arrested, suspected of drinking before flight

Pilots arrested, suspected of drinking before flight

In the second incident this week, two pilots were arrested while attempting to board their flights after authorities suspected them of drinking. At Scotland's Glasgow Airport, two pilots were arre...

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Greenland sees massive ice melt amid European heat wave

Greenland sees massive ice melt amid European heat wave

To understand just how much ice is being lost, a mere 1 billion tons - or 1 gigaton - of ice loss is equivalent to about 400,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools, the Danish Meteorological Institute said....

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No 'Guardian of the Galaxy': Trapped US raccoon goes viral

No 'Guardian of the Galaxy': Trapped US raccoon goes viral

The caption said: "Assisted Newton Fire and Police with a raccoon stuck in a storm drain grate". But what rescuers thought would be quickly solved with liberal applications of soap and water, a me...

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GTA Online Just Had Its Biggest Day Ever, Six Years After Launch

GTA Online Just Had Its Biggest Day Ever, Six Years After Launch

According to The Hollywood Reporter (via users Nibel and Patrick Shanley on Twitter), the update is the biggest launch the game has seen since its own - ever. The once disused building opened it...

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Hong Kong protests: Thousands expected in latest rallies

Hong Kong protests: Thousands expected in latest rallies

Others set up a huge barrier outside Intercontinental hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, while a few were heard singing the United States national anthem. Activists are angry over a proposed extradition law an...

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Trump, Britain's Johnson Discussed Trade, Security, 5G: White House

Trump, Britain's Johnson Discussed Trade, Security, 5G: White House

The US is pressuring its allies, including Britain, to avoid using equipment from the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in its 5G mobile networks. Washington says Huawei is a national security...

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Nine dead in 'active shooter incident' in Dayton, Ohio

Nine dead in 'active shooter incident' in Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Police tweeted asking people to avoid the area. Local news sources suggest the shooting happened in an area known for having numerous bars and restaurants. Gov. Mike DeWine said in a stat...

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Nine dead in OH shooting

Bodies are removed from at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. A gunman has opened fire outside a bar in downtown Dayton, Ohio, killing at least nine people and inju...

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7.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia's west coast

7.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia's west coast

An quake of moderate-to-high intensity was reported on Friday in Indonesia . 'The early tsunami warning has ended, ' the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency said in a brief statement. ...

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Old Nintendo Game Hidden In Attic For 30 Years Sold For $9,000

Old Nintendo Game Hidden In Attic For 30 Years Sold For $9,000

Amos says the sport has been the gossip of the family since he got the boxes for Mother's Day. Amos said his mom kept asking him to take his belongings out of her Nevada home's attic since he left f...

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Honda, Lucia, and Poison join Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Honda, Lucia, and Poison join Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Someone must have flipped a switch too early, and a brand new trailer appeared on the official listing of the game, featuring three characters , E. A Final Fight refugee, Poison returns wieldi...

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Sony Announces Online Challenger Series Tournament For Every PS4 User

Sony Announces Online Challenger Series Tournament For Every PS4 User

Players of all skill levels can enter tournaments in various games directly from their consoles, potentially winning some cool prizes . Prizes: participate and win prizes of ever-greater value....

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Verizon's updated

Verizon's updated "Unlimited" plans are just as confusing as before

It's the middle plans where things start to get really confusing. Verizon is making some big changes to its unlimited plans , seemingly in preparation for a more general rollout of 5G service acr...

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Dive teams search for Canadian teens suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler

Dive teams search for Canadian teens suspected of killing Australian Lucas Fowler

To assist in the ongoing search for the 2 BC suspects, Manitoba RCMP's Underwater Recovery Team (URT) will be arriving in Gillam tonight and divers will begin to search a section of the Nelson River...

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Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw

Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw

The change will see the plane take the inputs from both of its flight-control computers during a flight instead of just one - the system that according to The Seattle Times has been standard on 737 ...

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro camera details reveal dual 40MP sensors

Huawei Mate 30 Pro camera details reveal dual 40MP sensors

Huawei seems likely to introduce the new Mate phones in October, with availability starting the following month. Huawei has established itself as offering some of the best cameras on a smartphone ,...

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New cloud reinstall option for Windows

New cloud reinstall option for Windows

It is supposed to be possible to exit S mode, but the option has been broken for a number of days. However, people are reporting that the "Switch out of S Mode" page isn't loading - instead, the Mi...

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New Cyberpunk Tabletop RPG being developed in conjunction with CDPR

New Cyberpunk Tabletop RPG being developed in conjunction with CDPR

In Afterlife , players will take the role of Fixers - databrokers and masterminds of Night City, and your job is to recruit cyberpunks, equip them with gear, and give them missions. "Using an innova...

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Indian Army used cluster munitions along LoC to hit civilians

Indian Army used cluster munitions along LoC to hit civilians

It added that it was time for the worldwide community to take notice of "this Indian blatant violation of global laws" on use of cluster ammunition in targeting innocent citizens. According to new...

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Franky Zapata becomes first person to cross English Channel on hoverboard

Franky Zapata becomes first person to cross English Channel on hoverboard

A technician said after the first attempt that the waves had been to blame for Zapata's failure to safely land on the boat. Zapata departed from the French town of Sangatte shortly after 08:15 CEST ...

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Multiple deaths reported in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

Multiple deaths reported in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

A spokesperson for Miami Valley Hospital said 16 victims were being treated there, NBC News reported . Kettering Health Network spokeswoman Elizabeth Long said numerous victims from a shooting had ...

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Trump rule restricting asylum seekers struck down by court

A Washington, D.C. federal judge on Friday ruled against the Trump administration's policy of denying asylum to migrants who fail to enter the US through a legal port of entry. Migrants "have a statut...

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Google Fit adds a dark theme and new sleep tracking features

The app will create charts that show sleep patterns over time, Google said Friday . Google Fit will also support the ability to add, edit, and access sleep history through that journal of data....

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July brought record-breaking heat waves amid climate crisis

July brought record-breaking heat waves amid climate crisis

This is not your grandfather's summer. "All of this means that we are on track for the period from 2015 to 2019 to be the five hottest years on record". "July has re-written climate history, with do...

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