EU lawmakers vote to scrap clock shifts in 2021

An EU consultation of the public a year ago showed that 84 percent were against changing the clock. The new European Union regulation on daylight savings means that each separate member state would have the right to decide their future, and to make... More..

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Facebook bans white nationalism, separatism
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Facebook bans white nationalism, separatism

Facebook held "conversations with members of civil society and academics who are experts in race relations". Facebook will no longer allow content that praises, supports, or represents white nationalism and...More..

Barbara Bush blamed Trump for 'angst,' new book reveals
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Barbara Bush blamed Trump for 'angst,' new book reveals

Bush said she did. When asked in February of 2018 if she was still a Republican, . When asked the same question by Page four months later, when Mr Trump was in office, Ms Bush replied: "I'd probably say no ...More..

George Conway says Mueller's report must contain 'something pretty damning' about Trump
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

George Conway says Mueller's report must contain 'something pretty damning' about Trump

There was "enough smoke" that the bureau had to investigate whether Trump associates conspired with the Kremlin to influence the 2016 election, Comey said . Politico reports that Assistant U.S. Attorney Dav...More..

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta

Authorities in Italy and Malta on Wednesday said that the group had hijacked the vessel after it rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea, and forced the crew to put the Libya-bound vessel on a course north ...More..

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To Abducting Jayme Closs And Killing Her Parents
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To Abducting Jayme Closs And Killing Her Parents

Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, had been charged with two counts of first-degree homicide, kidnapping and armed burglary charges stemming from the October 15 attack on the Closs home during which he allegedly gunne...More..

Two die after gunman opens fire on vehicles in Seattle
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Two die after gunman opens fire on vehicles in Seattle

The incident unfolded when the suspect approached a motorist at an intersection and shot her before walking into the street and firing on the bus, police said in a statement . "One person detained. There wil...More..

Michelle Obama's memoir
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Michelle Obama's memoir "Becoming" sells 10 million copies

Still, the steady trend away from physical printed media has prompted the publisher to pursue alternative revenue streams, according to a potential tie between their magazines and the Apple News+ subscription s...More..

Man Pleads Guilty to Scamming Google, Facebook
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Scamming Google, Facebook

A Lithuanian scammer tricked Facebook and Google into handing over more than $172 million, simply by sending them fake invoices. Nevertheless, Mr. He admitted that between 2013 and 2015 he had robbed $ 99...More..

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle faces trial
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle faces trial

Boyle, 35, has pleaded not guilty to all 19 charges against him, which include assault, sexual assault, and unlawful confinement. Crown lawyer Meaghan Cunningham opened Boyle's trial in Ontario court Monday b...More..

Venezuela hit by a nationwide blackout
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Venezuela hit by a nationwide blackout

Zakharova did not say how many Russia military experts have gone to Venezuela, but news reports indicated that two Russian planes delivered about 100 servicemen and 35 tons of cargo to Venezuela over the weeken...More..

Trump says 'Russia has to get out' of Venezuela
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Trump says 'Russia has to get out' of Venezuela

When asked how he would ensure this happens, he replied: "We'll see - all options are open". Earlier this year, the Trump administration slapped sanctions on state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela i...More..

Faulty flight control system likely to blame for Flight ET 302 crash
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Faulty flight control system likely to blame for Flight ET 302 crash

He says that having only U.S. doing investigation might affect the objectivity of the investigation since there is "little independence and stakeholder confidence". The FAA demanded the software fixes be comple...More..

China to prosecute ‘lavish spending’ former Interpol chief
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

China to prosecute ‘lavish spending’ former Interpol chief

Meng's wife reported him missing; she later received an alarming text on her phone, showing a knife emoji. The Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said Mr Meng was suspected of tak...More..

Something may happen before India polls, says Imran Khan
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Something may happen before India polls, says Imran Khan

Describing India as gripped with "war hysteria", Khan told FT in the interview: "I'm still apprehensive before the elections, I feel that something could happen". Maj Gen Ghafoor said Pakistan would welcome Rus...More..

McConnell video mocks Dem senators for voting 'present' on Green New Deal
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

McConnell video mocks Dem senators for voting 'present' on Green New Deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put out a scathing video mocking Democratic senators for voting " present " on the Green New Deal late Tuesday, despite touting the importance of the proposal for weeks...More..

Watch Pope Francis trying to stop people from kissing his ring
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Watch Pope Francis trying to stop people from kissing his ring

Peter's Square at the Vatican. Kissing the Pope's ring has always been a Catholic tradition and a gesture of respect towards the office, so it's unsurprising that the video has sparked such widespread debate ...More..

French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over NZ Christchurch attack video
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over NZ Christchurch attack video

The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) filed a complaint against the two tech giants for "dissemination of violent messages inciting terrorism or likely to seriously undermine the human dignity likely to...More..

Syria requests urgent UN Security Council meeting on Golan Heights
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Syria requests urgent UN Security Council meeting on Golan Heights

A United Nations spokesman said that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "clear that the status of Golan has not changed". Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem says the US decision "will not change t...More..

International student kidnapped by masked men near Toronto on Saturday found safe
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

International student kidnapped by masked men near Toronto on Saturday found safe

A security image of the van police say was used used in the violent kidnapping of Chinese student Wanzhen Lu. Lu was taken to a nearby hospital, said York regional police spokesman Andy Pattenden. "Four sus...More..

European Union to require speed limiters, driver monitors in new cars from 2022
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

European Union to require speed limiters, driver monitors in new cars from 2022

EU Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said the "vast majority" of fatal road accidents were caused by human error. According to its estimations, limiters will be able to cut traffic collisions by 30 per cent, p...More..

United Kingdom man arrested fleeing Australia on jet ski, police say
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

United Kingdom man arrested fleeing Australia on jet ski, police say

The 57-year-old man from the United Kingdom was seen launching a jet ski at Pundsand Bay on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland on Monday, possibly armed with a cross bow and carrying additional fuel and suppli...More..

India claims to shoot down satellite, join 'space superpowers'
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

India claims to shoot down satellite, join 'space superpowers'

As of now, only India, Russia , China and the United States have demonstrated their capability to successfully shoot down defunct satellites. Tensions between India and Pakistan remain high. The prime mini...More..

Bouteflika's days may be numbered after Algerian army chief throws down gauntlet
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Bouteflika's days may be numbered after Algerian army chief throws down gauntlet

General Ahmed Gaed Salah, the army's chief of staff , said Tuesday the solution to the country's political crisis was to apply Article 102 of the constitution, under which the president could be declared unabl...More..

Barr Faces Pressure Over Mueller Report
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Barr Faces Pressure Over Mueller Report

She noted the attorney general had subsequently further determined there was "no obstruction". Barr was on pace to release his first summary of Mueller's findings on Sunday, people familiar with the process...More..

Facebook removes thousands of fake accounts from Russia, Iran
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Facebook removes thousands of fake accounts from Russia, Iran

The accounts tied to Russian Federation were largely removed for spam with a small portion of those engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior , according to the statement. Facebook said it had identified so...More..

Coaches and others in college admissions scandal plead not guilty
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Coaches and others in college admissions scandal plead not guilty

Yale did not provide any other details about the student. The move comes after the Department of Justice accused dozens of wealthy parents including two famous actresses of being involved in an operation that...More..

US successfully tests anti-ICBM system: Statement
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

US successfully tests anti-ICBM system: Statement

According to a statement by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency , two ground-based missile, or GMD, interceptors in rapid succession Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California against a simulated inte...More..

Trump Administration Announces New Expansion of Global 'Gag Rule'
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Trump Administration Announces New Expansion of Global 'Gag Rule'

Trump wrote in his order on January 23, 2017. "The Trump administration has been the most pro-life administration in history, and Secretary Pompeo and President Trump should be thanked for closing the loopholes...More..

Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix

The plane was headed to Victorville, California for repositioning but returned safely to Orlando at about 2:50 p.m. (1850 GMT). The flight was scheduled to fly from Orlando to a logistics airport in Victorvil...More..