‘The Time is Now’: UK protesters urge climate action

London, United Kingdom- Thousands of people have descended on London to demand legislators take bolder action to end the United Kingdom's contribution to climate change.More than 100 environmental, conservationist, student and interfaith groups took part in a mass lobby around...

/ June 26, 2019

First US Democratic debate: Eight things to know

Washington, DC - The first of several United States Democratic debates will take place on Wednesday and Thursday in Miami, Florida.Although most candidates have been on the campaign trail for months, the back-to-back nights of debate will be the first...

/ June 26, 2019

NO BLOOD OF MINE Trailer: Indie Crime Thriller Goes Wide This Week

Wesley Ellenwood's indie crime thriller No Blood of Mine will see release from Global Digital Releasing on Friday, June 28, 2019. The gritty story centers around Victoria (Sierra Schermerhorn), a businesswoman from Duluth who accepts a loan from a North...

/ June 26, 2019

Drinking Your Way Through the Socialist World | Guests: Benjamin Powell and Robert Lawson | Ep 19

Matt Kibbe is joined by Dr. Robert Lawson and Dr. Benjamin Powell, two thirsty economists who have learned firsthand about surviving socialism in Cuba, starving socialism in Venezuela, and the collectivist black hole of North Korea. They also correct the...

/ June 26, 2019

Cement production makes more CO2 than all the trucks in the world

But nobody is buying greener cement because it costs more.Whenever anyone complains about the carbon footprint of making cement, and how it is responsible for 7 percent of the world’s CO2 emissions, the industry responds saying “we’re working on it!”...

/ June 26, 2019

Art Industry News: Frustrated New Museum Union Members March Outside the Museum’s Summer Opening + Other Stories

Art Industry News is normally a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Wednesday, July 26. NEED-TO-READ The Gay Rights Champion Who Co-Founded a...

/ June 26, 2019

I Scraped Millions of Venmo Payments. Your Data Is at Risk

Like many people, I use Venmo to pay for stuff: to split the check at dinner, to send my roommate my portion of the utility bills each month, to reimburse friends for concert tickets. It's a useful app for sending...

/ June 26, 2019

Boy taken from WA school may be in danger, police say

A seven-year-old boy taken from his school by a family member in Perth may be in imminent danger, police say.Phoenix White was taken from his school in Harrisdale by a man at about 9.40am on Wednesday.The man was riding a...

/ June 26, 2019

Opioid use, drug-related disorders on the rise: UN report

Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a "crisis" of tramadol use emerging in parts of Africa. The number...

/ June 26, 2019

How to Cold Store Your Cryptocurrency for Safekeeping

If you’re new to the crypto scene you might have heard about people moving their assets into cold storage or cold wallets but were unsure exactly what this entails. Simply put, it means storing your crypto offline to reduce access...

/ June 26, 2019

France heatwave: Paris region closes schools

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some people cooled off in a fountain near the Eiffel Tower France is starting to close dozens of schools because of a heatwave, with temperatures expected to climb above 40C (104F) in some regions on...

/ June 26, 2019

Britain on the BOIL: Commuters face muggy slog to work as Saharan Bubble turns up the heat on UK

A sticky start to the day means morning commutes up and down the country will be muggy and overcast as the week-long heatwave continues. Humidity is dogging the UK following yesterday's downpours with temperatures at 63F (17C) in London and as high...

/ June 26, 2019

US-led Bahrain meeting on Palestine: All the latest updates

Bahrain is hosting host the so-called "Peace to Prosperity" workshop to discuss what the United States has described as the economic part of President Donald Trump's "deal of the century", his proposal for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The Palestinian leadership is boycotting...

/ June 26, 2019

Australia, PNG governments agree to extend Paladin’s Manus Island contract

A day after Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape addressed the issue in parliament, both Australian and Papua New Guinean governments have agreed to extend Paladin's contract for security work on Manus Island.The contract will be partially extended before the...

/ June 26, 2019

Migrant children crisis: Democrats agree $4.5bn aid for migrants at border

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS migrant children "hungry, dirty, sick and scared" – lawyer Elora Mukherjee Democrats in the US House of Representatives have approved $4.5bn (£3.5bn) in humanitarian aid for the southern border.Several migrant deaths,...

/ June 26, 2019

‘World’s best restaurant’ is France’s Mirazur

Mirazur's chef Mauro Colagreco said he felt like he "was in the sky" Mirazur in France has been crowned the world's best restaurant at an awards ceremony in Singapore. The eatery on the French Riviera came top in the annual...

/ June 26, 2019

Canada PM Justin Trudeau issued huge million-dollar threat by China as tensions erupt

Three pork producers had imports halted after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed Beijing it had uncovered fake health certificates being used in some meat products. China has confirmed a batch contains residue of ractopamine, a drug which accelerates growth...

/ June 26, 2019

Bitcoin’s Share of $350 Billion Crypto Market Highest Since 2017

Bitcoin has done it again, hitting a new 2019 high at $11,788, before retracing slightly. At 21:00 UTC on June 25, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization broke from sideways trading after being held beneath $11,400 for over 11...

/ June 26, 2019

The Mueller Report, Live: How Hollywood Tried to Save America

On Monday night, a passel of Hollywood A-listers did the most theater geek thing imaginable: They attempted to fix the problems of America by doing a staged reading of a play.The movie stars gathered at the Riverside Church in New...

/ June 25, 2019

On the road with refugees fleeing DRC violence for Uganda

Sebagoro, Uganda - It was raining heavily when we arrived on Saturday at the Sebagoro refugee transit centre in western Uganda. The previous day, 354 Congolese had crossed the nearby Lake Albert fleeing ethnic fighting between rival militias in the Democratic Republic of...

/ June 25, 2019

Seven things to know about NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP).Nicknamed the "Greek Freak", the 24-year-old Milwaukee Bucks player on Monday got 78 first-place votes, well ahead of the 23 received by fellow MVP finalist James Harden...

/ June 25, 2019