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China is biggest jailer of journalists in 2019, watchdog says

China is biggest jailer of journalists in 2019, watchdog says

At least 250 journalists were imprisoned in relation to their work past year, with China and Turkey topping the list of the world's leading jailers, according to an annual survey complied by the Comm...

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wishes departing Conservative leader Scheer 'all good things'

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wishes departing Conservative leader Scheer 'all good things'

His resignation comes as a direct result of new revelations that he was using Conservative Party money to pay for his children's private schooling, according to Conservative sources who spoke with Glo...

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Rough start to Algeria's election as police clash with protestors

Rough start to Algeria's election as police clash with protestors

The Hirak opposition movement, which emerged this year from weekly demonstrations against the former French colony's political establishment, has said the poll can not be considered free or fair whi...

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Pakistani celebs condemn lawyers attack on Lahore hospital

Pakistani celebs condemn lawyers attack on Lahore hospital

The mob of about 500 lawyers - apparently angered over alleged misbehaviour by some of the hospital doctors toward one of their colleagues the month before - stormed the Punjab Institute of Cardiology...

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Senate Approves Measure Recognizing Armenia Genocide, Turkey Condemns The Move

Senate Approves Measure Recognizing Armenia Genocide, Turkey Condemns The Move

The House passed an identical resolution overwhelmingly in October in what was widely seen as a rebuke to Turkey after its invasion of northern Syria. Kim Kardashian West urged her followers to call t...

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New independence vote looms in Scotland after nationalists' crushing victory

New independence vote looms in Scotland after nationalists' crushing victory

The SNP's Stephen Gethins has lost to the Liberal Democrats in the UK's narrowest marginal seat, Fife North East . Four candidates are contesting the Falkirk seat held at the last two elections by ...

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Xbox Series X is Microsoft's boxy new console, coming holiday 2020

Xbox Series X is Microsoft's boxy new console, coming holiday 2020

Microsoft confirmed that the next-generation console will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X , and provides four times better performance than the current generation in terms of load ti...

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Cannabis Extraction Equipment Market Segmentation, Application, Technology and Analysis Research Report 2019

Cannabis Extraction Equipment Market Segmentation, Application, Technology and Analysis Research Report 2019

The report is an industry professional's analysis which is based on past information and future opportunities in the global Virtual Reality Content Creation market for the forecast period, 2019 to 202...

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Partisan split likely as House panel votes on Trump impeachment

Partisan split likely as House panel votes on Trump impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve two articles of impeachment later on Thursday, setting up a vote by the Democratic-controlled House next week that is expected to make Trump the ...

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Trump anti-Semitism order could undermine free speech

Trump anti-Semitism order could undermine free speech

The IHRA definition is controversial in higher education because it encompasses some forms of anti-Israel speech. "We feel it is misguided and harmful for the White House to unilaterally declare a ...

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Microsoft finally unveils Project Scarlett console: Meet Xbox Series X

The new addition is the Share button that will make it easier to share screenshots of your gameplay and capture clips. "We wanted to design a console where the form was driven by the function and t...

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New Resident Evil 2 Demo Appears on the Xbox One

New Resident Evil 2 Demo Appears on the Xbox One

The Resident Evil 2 update patch notes reads as follows: 'Added trophies.' In addition, the game now displays a Resident Evil 3 pre-order option on the main menu, but that's it. It featured new me...

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Xbox Project Scarlett specs revealed, will be two consoles

Xbox Project Scarlett specs revealed, will be two consoles

A little under a year out from retail debut, and some core technical specifications for the Xbox Scarlett consoles have been published, courtesy of Windows Central . Windows Central finalized its ...

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Xbox boss confirms next-gen console is out in the wild

Xbox boss confirms next-gen console is out in the wild

It has been revealed that, ahead of the Xbox Scarlett release date, one lucky person has the next-gen console in their living room right now. Jason Schrier, Kotaku's reliable insider, has recently s...

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The next Xbox is called... Xbox Series X

He noted that it was "all built in-engine to take full advantage of Xbox Series X ", before the trailer opened on some intense chanting as a monster rose from the ground. There's so much uncertainty ...

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Google Chrome v79 brings better password protection and other security enhancements

Google Chrome v79 brings better password protection and other security enhancements

If you're sharing your laptop, computer, or tablet with other people and you each have your own Chrome profile, it can sometimes get confusing as to which one is now up on the browser. It does the sam...

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SNP landslide will put Sturgeon on collision course with Boris Johnson over IndyRef2

SNP landslide will put Sturgeon on collision course with Boris Johnson over IndyRef2

Ms Sturgeon said while the exit poll "suggests a good night" for the SNP, she added that "what it indicates United Kingdom wide though is grim". "What it indicates UK-wide, though, is grim". It comes ...

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18-year-old Barnard College student stabbed to death, police say

18-year-old Barnard College student stabbed to death, police say

The New York Daily News reports by way of sources that Majors was apparently attacked as she descended a set of stairs. A struggle ensued and one of the individuals stabbed Majors with a knife severa...

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Libya orders forces to advance on Tripoli in ‘final battle’

Libya orders forces to advance on Tripoli in ‘final battle’

Those who signed it lack legality", Saleh, who was invited for talks in Athens, said through a translator. Greece expelled the Libyan ambassador last week over the November 27 accord establishing a ...

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Fortnite Gets Split Screen Co-op For Battle Royale Today on Xbox One

Fortnite Gets Split Screen Co-op For Battle Royale Today on Xbox One

Resolved an issue involving some items from the Twin Turntables set appearing grainy and pixelated. Fortnite split screen is now not available in the game as Epic Games tweeted out on the Fortnit...

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The Game Awards Games Trials Arrive in The Game Festival

This is meant to be some sort of equivalent to a games show, a brief coming-together then a parting, so these are only temporary. The first round of confirmed titles - see the full list below - includ...

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United States 'very close' to trade deal with China, Trump tweets

United States 'very close' to trade deal with China, Trump tweets

An announcement could come as early as Thursday, Bloomberg reported . The White House had no comment on any tariff reduction offers. The terms have been agreed but the legal text has not yet be...

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Google adds spam detection and verified business SMS to Messages

Google adds spam detection and verified business SMS to Messages

Rolling out today in several countries- U.S., India, Mexico, Brazil, the U.K., France, Philippines, Spain and Canada-Messages will display a business name, logo, and verification badge whenever it can...

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Sarajevo officials: Nobel winner Handke not welcome in city

Sarajevo officials: Nobel winner Handke not welcome in city

Handke was an opponent of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation airstrikes against Serbia during the Kosovo War, and spoke in 2006 at the funeral of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic . "Where is...

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Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg a 'brat'

Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls Greta Thunberg a 'brat'

The president of Brazil Hair Bolsonaro has proved once again that when it comes to criticising people, everyone is fair game, including teenagers. After Bolsonaro's comment, Thunberg briefly chang...

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Hackers tapping into Ring surveillance cameras: why these products are easy targets

Hackers tapping into Ring surveillance cameras: why these products are easy targets

The Ring camera had begun playing " Tiptoe Through The Tulips " by Tiny Tim - and when Alyssa asked 'who is that, ' a man's voice came through. Don't you wish to be my best buddy?' "I was laying the...

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Parents of girl who fell to her death sue cruise company

Parents of girl who fell to her death sue cruise company

The suit says Chloe asked to be lifted up to bang on the glass, something she did frequently at her brother's hockey games. Wiegand had been placed on a railing behind the open window by her grandf...

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New Zealand volcano deaths rise, plan to retrieve bodies set

The death toll from a New Zealand volcano eruption rose to eight on Thursday, with two victims dying in hospital, and will continue to climb with eight victims presumed dead on the island and more tha...

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Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water

Human remains from Chilean military plane found floating in water

A Chilean army rescue team prepares prior their departure to search for a missing C-130 Hercules transport plane, at the air base in Punta Arenas, Chile . Jose Fernandez said the Air Force confirmed...

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Google pushes new Pixel features via software updates

Google pushes new Pixel features via software updates

This even works on photos taken years ago when you took it with a phone without portrait mode. First of all it should be clarified that Pixel Features are normal updates, that is, they will arrive...

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