Tuesday’s death is the second fatal fall inside the park this year, and the third in the Grand Canyon area.
Sri Lanka’s state minister of defense called on the government to ban the local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath in the wake of the attack.
The government of Malawi has begun administering the world’s first approved malaria vaccine to young children as part of a sweeping pilot program that could save tens of thousands of lives per year across some of Africa’s poorest regions, advocates say. The World Health Organization announced the project Tuesday, saying children in Malawi, Kenya and […]
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 24: U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House advisor, Jared Kushner, arrives for a meeting with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence July 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kushner is expected to explain his role in a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer arranged by Donald Trump Jr. […]
MOSCOW: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said after crossing into Russia on Wednesday that he was looking forward to having a useful and successful summit with President Vladimir Putin.“I hope that this visit will be successful and useful, and I hope that during the talks … I will be able to have concrete discussions […]
Many of the accounts on Instagram using those hashtags direct prospective buyers to contact them on encrypted messaging apps.
The 1986 bill allowed firearms to be sold by mail and limited inspections of dealers while allowing them to sell at gun shows.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said. A German-drafted resolution was adopted after a reference was cut referring to the need […]
Comic Patton Oswalt had to deal with an unlikely heckler on Tuesday when one of Sen. John Cornyn’s official Twitter accounts slammed some of his old jokes for foul language. Oswalt had appeared briefly in a campaign announcement video for Democrat MJ Hegar, a combat veteran seeking to unseat the Texas Republican next year. The […]
Human exposure to the toxins has previously been associated with lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, and COPD.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said Wednesday, as the country’s leaders vowed to overhaul the security apparatus amid a series of intelligence lapses before the attacks. U.S. Ambassador Alaina Teplitz, meanwhile, told reporters that “clearly there was some failure in […]
Christopher Philip Ahn had fought to keep the court documents sealed, citing North Korea’s history of hunting down opponents.
Kim Jong Un’s Russia trip comes about two months after his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump failed in a dispute over sanctions.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball prize, the nation’s third-largest lottery jackpot, saying he “pretty much felt lucky” the day he bought his tickets and has been worried that people want to steal his ticket. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, said he was sorting […]
Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant spoke out Tuesday about her sexual assault allegations against Luke Walton, the new head coach of the Sacramento Kings. Tennant, who used to work as a reporter for Spectrum SportsNet LA, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the NBA coach and former player forced himself on her after inviting her into […]
A ruling against the workers would relegate “LGBTQ people around the country to a second-class citizen status,” the ACLU’s James Esseks said.
Clinton also said if Trump was a private citizen and had acted as Mueller described, he would have been indicted.
Agents have taken the three-year-old boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number written on his shoes, officials said.
Dorsey also put a positive spin on the meeting, saying that it was “constructive.” But other Twitter users were skeptical the meeting would do anything positive. Very, very skeptical. Oh that is rich. I really hope it’s in the vein of Jack pinpointing the damage Trump is doing to the health of the public conversation […]
An employee of United Airlines accused of using a racial slur toward a black customer is facing a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Houston police issued Carmella Davano a citation for disorderly conduct on Feb. 26, after United customer Cacilie Hughes alleged that the airline agent had called her a monkey ― a historically racist […]
WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s administration is not abiding Democratic requests for Trump’s tax returns under a federal tax disclosure law that gives Congress the power to request copies of anyone’s tax information. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department would provide a final answer by May 6 but strongly suggested that answer will be no. […]
Asus VG278QR GAMING MONITOR Pricing and availability to be confirmed Designed for intense and fast-paced games, this 27-inch full high-definition gaming monitor features an ultra-fast 0.5-millisecond response time and a blazing 165Hz refresh rate. Conventional monitors have a refresh rate of 60Hz. The Asus VG278QR is also G-Sync compatible, which means it works with Nvidia […]
My anticipation for the Panasonic Lumix S1R has been building, having first encountered it as a non-working prototype in last year’s Photokina show before trying a working model two months ago at the CP+ international camera and photo imaging show. This is the first full-frame mirrorless camera from Panasonic. The review unit is the 47.3-megapixel […]
Last week, the US$1,980 (S$2,680) Samsung Galaxy Fold – the Korean giant’s first smartphone with a foldable screen – hit the headlines for the wrong reasons, with several reviewers reporting broken screens, flickering visuals and lost pixels. While other reviewers have reported no major issues with their review units, Samsung has decided to delay the […]
When the iPad mini stayed unchanged for more than three years, fans must have thought Apple had given up on its smallest tablet. But surprise – a new iPad mini was at last launched last month. The iPad mini 2019 looks exactly like the last iteration, the iPad mini 4. It has the same large […]
A Singapore start-up, founded by four former employees of the United States-based studio behind hit mobile game Candy Crush, is looking at carving out a space for itself in the lucrative mobile gaming market. Fresh from receiving US$2.5 million (S$3.4 million) in seed funding from global investors last year, the two-year-old games studio Mighty Bear […]
Aimed at the fitness crowd, the Galaxy Watch Active is the smallest and lightest model of Samsung’s Galaxy smartwatch series. With a 1.1-inch (360 x 360 pixels) circular display on a 40mm case, it takes up less of your wrist than the flagship Galaxy Watch, which was launched late last year with two variants – […]
Defending your home network against external cyber threats is what D-Link’s latest consumer router, the D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router, also known as the DIR-2680, claims to do. It certainly has the credentials to do so as it comes with cyber security outfit McAfee’s Secure Home Platform service, which inspects network traffic for suspicious activity, warns […]
One of my favourite laptops, the Dell XPS 13, received a minor makeover earlier this year. This new 2019 edition, which carries the 9380 model name, comes with a few tweaks that make this ultrabook even more attractive to consumers, while retaining the same, clean design that long-time users would be familiar with. The most […]
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