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Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space, dies aged 85

Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space, dies aged 85

He was sent to space on a Voskhod 2 capsule in 1965 at the age of 30. Just the previous month an unmanned mission to test. Leonov's pioneering spacewalk marked a crucial step for the development of ...

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US Takes Custody of 2 Notorious ISIS 'Beatles’

US Takes Custody of 2 Notorious ISIS 'Beatles’

Trump said on Wednesday that America was taking "a certain number of ISIS fighters that are particularly bad " from Syria to ensure they remained in detention. The SDF have been holding prisoner ...

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Minister says oil on Brazil beaches 'probably' Venezuelan

Minister says oil on Brazil beaches 'probably' Venezuelan

Venezuela's information ministry and state oil company PDVSA did not immediately reply to requests for comment. Crude oil spilled across more than 100 beaches on the northeastern coast of Brazil...

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New MacOS Update Officially Kills Off iTunes

New MacOS Update Officially Kills Off iTunes

Even after resistance from its community, Twitter discontinued its native Mac app earlier previous year to focus its energy towards "building a consistent experience" across platforms. While the app w...

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Whistleblower may have worked with Joe Biden in White House

Whistleblower may have worked with Joe Biden in White House

Details about the original whistleblower have been revealed in piecemeal fashion, with The New York Times reporting that the person is a CIA officer, CNN revealing that the individual is a registe...

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Federal appeals court rules against Trump in battle over tax returns

Federal appeals court rules against Trump in battle over tax returns

Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit ( Washington ). Trump's legal team issued an emergency appeal of the decision to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. His lawyers have argued that co...

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Brexit: EU gives go-ahead for 'more intense' talks

Brexit: EU gives go-ahead for 'more intense' talks

After talks came close to hitting the buffers, the Prime Minister managed to win some confidence that he can secure an agreement after meeting Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Briefings by anonymous Down...

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Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry release video

Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry release video

The rumors about the supposed rift between the prince brothers got worse when it was announced that Prince Harry is leaving the Royal Foundation . "We are ginger, and we're going to fight, '" Sheer...

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Marie Yovonavitch, The US Ambassador To Ukraine Trump Fired, Testifies

Marie Yovonavitch, The US Ambassador To Ukraine Trump Fired, Testifies

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is slated to testify on Capitol Hill behind closed doors Friday, a high-stakes deposition that could shed light onto the role the Trump administration...

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Cruise passengers revolt after dream voyage swaps Iceland for Belfast

Cruise passengers revolt after dream voyage swaps Iceland for Belfast

American tourists Cody McNutt and Katasha Jones were among a horde of passengers to leave the ship at Belfast on Tuesday and return home early. A stop in Reykjavik was cancelled and replaced with a ...

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Boeing, FAA share blame in certification of the 737 Max

Boeing, FAA share blame in certification of the 737 Max

Boeing said it had no immediate comment. The entire 737 Max line has been grounded worldwide since March. American Airlines said on Wednesday it expects its fleet of Boeing 737 Max jets to return ...

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Bookings Open Once Again in India: Price, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-Bookings Open Once Again in India: Price, Specifications

Here is everything you need to know about it. It is powered by Snapdragon 855 processor and comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The internal storage is expandable to up to 1TB using the MicroSD card...

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Multiple stabbings in British city of Manchester

Multiple stabbings in British city of Manchester

The shopping centre has been evacuated and trams have stopped operating at Exchange Square outside the main entrance. Two people were also seriously injured last New Year's Eve when a 25-year-old ...

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Arrested Japanese man stalked pop star using reflections in her pupils

Arrested Japanese man stalked pop star using reflections in her pupils

On the night of September 1, he pursued the 21-year-old idol as she arrived from a concert and reached the self-locking door of her home in Tokyo's Kota Ward. "Higher quality images allow for more det...

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Kurds in Syria brace for war as Turkey says incursion is imminent

Kurds in Syria brace for war as Turkey says incursion is imminent

The Kurdish call to arms came as a senior aide to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey's president, warned that the attack would begin soon. He labelled the assault " Operation Peace Spring". "They hav...

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Tariffs forcing China to pay heed to United States concerns: Wilbur Ross

Tariffs forcing China to pay heed to United States concerns: Wilbur Ross

Without significant breakthrough, Mr Trump is set to hike the tariff rate on US$250 billion (S$345 billion) worth of Chinese goods to 30 per cent from 25 per cent next Tuesday. "China may import more ...

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California on high alert as fires destroy dozens of homes

California on high alert as fires destroy dozens of homes

Authorities ordered some 1,900 homes in the area be evacuated. At least 74 structures have been destroyed, according to Riverside County fire officials. Television news reports showed at least two hom...

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$3000 'Jesus' Nike Sneakers With Holy Water Sell Out in Days

$3000 'Jesus' Nike Sneakers With Holy Water Sell Out in Days

According to Fox News , the religiosity of the footwear is further enhanced by the presence of the Bible verse Matthew 14:25, which describes the moment Jesus walked on water. The shoebox also displa...

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Alabama capital elects first Black mayor in 200-year history

Alabama capital elects first Black mayor in 200-year history

Sixty percent of Montgomery's roughly 200,000 residents are black or African-American, according to the US Census . Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama has elected Steven Reed, a probate judge,...

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‘British IS fighters in USA custody’, says Donald Trump

‘British IS fighters in USA custody’, says Donald Trump

In case the Kurds or Turkey lose control, the United States has already taken the 2 ISIS militants tied to beheadings in Syria , known as the Beetles, out of that country and into a secure location...

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Will you miss iTunes?

Will you miss iTunes?

Sidecar lets you either mirror your display or extend it to the iPad and because the Apple Pencil works in Sidecar mode, you can use the Apple Pencil as a mouse or as a drawing implement ...

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Google Maps rolling out detailed voice guidance for walking directions

Google Maps rolling out detailed voice guidance for walking directions

The Mountain View company also announced that new types of verbal announcements for walking trips will make it to Google Maps as well. There you'll see Detailed voice guidance , beneath the Walk...

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South Africa’s ex-leader Zuma to face corruption charges

South Africa’s ex-leader Zuma to face corruption charges

In the criminal case against him, the former president faces charges of fraud, money laundering, racketeering, and corruption which relate to alleged bribes paid to him by French arms company Thales -...

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Paradise Man Charged with Child Pornography Possession

Paradise Man Charged with Child Pornography Possession

Agents with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Homeland Security Investigations and the Hampden Township Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence on Wednesday. He was rel...

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Goldman evaluating role in China's Megvii IPO after US blacklist

Goldman evaluating role in China's Megvii IPO after US blacklist

Megvii, which counts Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Ant Financial Services Group and Lenovo Group Ltd. among its shareholders, had filed a draft IPO prospectus for a listing in Hong Kong. The U.S. go...

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Update on fire-related power shutoffs in California

Update on fire-related power shutoffs in California

By 6 a.m., approximately 126,000 customers had their power restored. How long will the outages last? Power lines were blamed for one of the worst fire seasons in 2017 and 2018 after dozens of wi...

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

He signed a "Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship" with Eritrean Prime Minister Isaias Afwerki. Of the 106 individuals awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 17 are women. The economics prize wasn't cr...

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Google's Pixelbook Go Laptop Detailed in New Leak

Google's Pixelbook Go Laptop Detailed in New Leak

An earlier leak by 9to5Google revealed that the Pixelbook Go could be available in a range of specifications. It shows off the device's soft, circular design with an interesting design for the base ...

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Toyota Mirai concept revealed for Tokyo motor show

Toyota Mirai concept revealed for Tokyo motor show

Let's not pull punches: The first-gen Mirai looks like the unfortunate spawn of a Prius and a Dustbuster. In one fell swoop, Toyota has taken its egg-shaped Mirai hydrogen vehicle and morphed it...

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Lamola welcomes USA govt's sanctions on Guptas, Salim Essa

Lamola welcomes USA govt's sanctions on Guptas, Salim Essa

Acting US Ambassador to South Africa David Young: "The United States today imposed financial sanctions and travel restrictions on the three Gupta brothers and Salim Essa". The relationship between Zum...

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