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Evangelical sect tortures, kills seven in 'repent or die' rituals in Panama

Evangelical sect tortures, kills seven in 'repent or die' rituals in Panama

Prosecutors in Panama have uncovered a mass grave with the bodies of six minors and a pregnant woman in a remote area close to where they raided an obscure religious sect the day before. About a mile ...

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Xenobot: The First Self-Healing and Living Robots

Xenobot: The First Self-Healing and Living Robots

While the skin cells function to hold everything together, the heart cells make the muscles contract and the robots move. Aside from its environmental and health applications, xenobots ...

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Malaysia still talking to Boeing about the MAX

Malaysia still talking to Boeing about the MAX

A Malaysia Airlines spokesperson told AirlineRatings the airline was "in continuing discussions with Boeing on this matter". Decades-old assumptions about how pilots would behave and a failure to gr...

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Lebanon: Banks asked to review politicians' fund transfers overseas

Lebanon: Banks asked to review politicians' fund transfers overseas

The lull was also partly due to the holidays followed by soaring regional tensions between the U.S. and Iran that eclipsed the protesters in Lebanon and Iraq demanding sweeping political change . Pan...

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Imam who wedded fellow man charged, remanded

Imam who wedded fellow man charged, remanded

He claimed he hadn't been intimate with his "wife" since the wedding because she told him she was menstruating. The thief later admitted pretending to be a woman so he could marry the imam and ste...

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No nuclear weapons and don't kill your protesters, Trump warns Iran

No nuclear weapons and don't kill your protesters, Trump warns Iran

The shooting of flight 752 of Ukrainian Airlines took place amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and hours after Tehran launched a rocket attack on two USA air bases in Iraq in ...

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Microsoft Joins Tech Giants in Dominating 2019's Patent Rankings

Microsoft Joins Tech Giants in Dominating 2019's Patent Rankings

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services uses proprietary data architecture to produce the industry's most accurate patent database. The telecom company's 2,418 patents, along with 2,177 new patents issued to di...

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'OK, Boomer' makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

'OK, Boomer' makes a Supreme Court appearance in age case

Roberts' question came during oral arguments in the case Babb v. Wilkie , in which Noris Babb, a former pharmacist at a Florida Veterans Affairs Medical Center, alleged she was passed up for a promo...

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Google Announces Updated Timeline For Ending Chrome Apps

Google Announces Updated Timeline For Ending Chrome Apps

Cookies are used by web browsers for more than two decades, but large-scale recent data breaches have raised concerns about how much data is out there and who it is available for. The content is provi...

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Prosecutors seek nearly 5 years in prison for ex-Congressman

Prosecutors seek nearly 5 years in prison for ex-Congressman

US attorneys in the Southern District of NY filed their sentencing submission Monday, arguing Collins should receive a sentence on the high-end of his 46-to-57-month sentencing guidelines. The authori...

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Democrats say war powers measure has majority support in US Senate

Democrats say war powers measure has majority support in US Senate

We now have the 51 votes we need. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), Kaine said he'd earned the support of Sens. "I$3 expect to vote for - if offered the opportunity - the amended Kaine ...

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Huawei's New and Improved Mate Xs Reported to Launch in March

Such bolstered specs include a jump from the Kirin 980 chipset to the 990, a better hinge design, and more durable folding screen. While not a whole lot is known about the Mate XS yet, a slew of rep...

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Google Stadia plans to add over 120 games in 2020

Google Stadia plans to add over 120 games in 2020

The wording of this announcement is also worth noting. Google has suffered a number of embarrassing headlines around the reality of the offering versus the promise of Stadia's pre-launch marketing ...

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How will the European Union allocate funding for a greener Europe?

How will the European Union allocate funding for a greener Europe?

The proposal, dubbed the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan , is a flagship policy of the new European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, who has branded the plan "Europe's man on the moon m...

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Microsoft issues urgent Windows security fix after U.S. intelligence tip off

Microsoft issues urgent Windows security fix after U.S. intelligence tip off

The NSA and Microsoft said they had not seen any evidence that the flaw had previously been abused, but both urged Windows users to deploy the update as soon as possible. The US National Security Ag...

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Supreme Court dismisses AGR review petitions filed by telecom companies

Supreme Court dismisses AGR review petitions filed by telecom companies

With the payment deadline looming close, telecom players have expressed their inability to pay the pending AGR dues. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Vodafone-Idea, had also recently said that Vodaf...

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Fire Emblem's Byleth revealed as Smash Bros Ultimate's fifth DLC character

Fire Emblem's Byleth revealed as Smash Bros Ultimate's fifth DLC character

That costume will only be obtainable by purchasing the Fighters Pass, so for Mii Fighter fans, that may be an incentive to buy the Fighters Pass before all of the characters have been revealed. "Inste...

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Michael Avenatti Arrested for Alleged Bail Violations Days Before Nike Extortion Trial

Michael Avenatti Arrested for Alleged Bail Violations Days Before Nike Extortion Trial

Avenatti allegedly kept the cash for himself for personal use despite Barela making continued inquiries about the funds. Earlier Wednesday, Gardephe refused to dismiss the Nike prosecution, which ...

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New Half-Life: Alyx screenshots emerge

New Half-Life: Alyx screenshots emerge

In late November, we reported that Valve's Index VR headset was selling out in a hurry , leading to shipping delays on most Index packages-headset-only, controllers-only, and headset and controller...

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White House 'violated the law' on Ukraine aid, says United States congressional watchdog

White House 'violated the law' on Ukraine aid, says United States congressional watchdog

Watch above via CNN. Congress' official legal branch has determined that President Trump broke the law by withholding military assistance from Ukraine after Congress approved the money - fueling Dem...

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Apple could be a $2 trillion company by end of 2021

Apple could be a $2 trillion company by end of 2021

Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in Apple in the 2nd quarter worth $459,677,000. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. now owns 764 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $151,000 afte...

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Australia's dinosaur-era pines live on after bushfire rescue

Australia's dinosaur-era pines live on after bushfire rescue

Australia's Wollemi pines survived the dinosaurs, and now firefighters have nursed them through the country's worst bushfires in generations to live another day. Conservationists are celebrating the...

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Smash DLC Fighter 5 Presentation Announced

Smash DLC Fighter 5 Presentation Announced

But most importantly. the Daytona USA music would be a REAL treat to have in Super Smash Bros . Ultimate continues to grow as the development team works on new characters and stages to be added to ...

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Ninja is Getting His Own Fortnite Skin Tomorrow

Ninja is Getting His Own Fortnite Skin Tomorrow

One of the things that set Fortnite apart from other battle royale titles in its early days was the constant stream of new weapons and items, and it appears Epic Games have made a decision to offe...

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Iranian Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi amid tensions in Middle East

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi amid tensions in Middle East

He said that India being an important player in the region can play a significant role in de-escalating tensions in the Gulf region. Iran's Fars news agency quoted Zarif as saying overnight that the...

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One benefit eSIM support could provide on the Galaxy S20 Ultra

One benefit eSIM support could provide on the Galaxy S20 Ultra

The upcoming S20 news backs up a previous leak , back when we were all calling it the S11, which first mentioned a choice between 60Hz and 120Hz refresh rates as an option within the Samsung OneU...

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Japan's environment minister shocks the nation by taking paternity leave

Japan's environment minister shocks the nation by taking paternity leave

With Japan facing an ageing population and a dwindling birthrate, the government recently began promoting paternity leave. The 38-year-old politician said it was a hard decision, but that he was g...

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Huawei P40 design gets leaked, showing triple Leica camera

Huawei P40 design gets leaked, showing triple Leica camera

There's something important on the front though, as we can see two cameras in a punch-hole cut-out segment at the top, much like the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus but on the other side of the screen. Mean...

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General Business: Valve is

General Business: Valve is "working hard" to replenish Index VR HMD stocks

On the Valve Index Steam page you'll now be able to request an email notification when the device is back in stock. The Full Kit package for the Index , which includes the headset, controllers an...

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Target, Like Other Retailers, Did Not Have a Merry Christmas

Target, Like Other Retailers, Did Not Have a Merry Christmas

Shares fell nearly 7% at the opening bell. Target said it now expected its fourth-quarter same-store sales to be in line with the holiday period growth, less than half the 3.8% forecast by sector an...

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