Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians have reacted angrily to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Washington, which until last year was by...

/ September 1, 2018

Venice 2018: DACHRA Trailer Premiere, a Horror Film From Tunisia

Next Friday, September 7th, the Tunisian horror film Dachra, the debut feature by Abdelhamid Bouchnak, will have its World Premiere in Venice. We are proud to share the trailer for Bouchnak's horror film with you, one of the first ever genre...

/ September 1, 2018

On Mollie Tibbetts & Violence Against Women In America | Op-Ed | NowThis

The epidemic of violence against women in the United States is not a result of an undocumented population. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow...

/ September 1, 2018

Family and friends pay tribute to late U.S. senator John McCain

Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush led mourners on Saturday in a service for the late John McCain, the longtime Arizona senator and Vietnam war hero whose bids for the White House were dashed by the two men. On the way...

/ September 1, 2018

‘Disenchantment’ May Not Enchant Hardcore Fantasy Fans

Science fiction author Robert Repino had high expectations for Disenchantment, the new animated series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. Unfortunately, he was underwhelmed by the show’s early episodes. “I counted four episodes that ended with a...

/ September 1, 2018

20+ Awesome Labor Day Sales (2018) on TVs, Laptops, Switch, Roomba, and More

Labor Day means a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it honors America's strong labor force, and for others it means the autumn semester is starting and summer is over. For tech buyers, it's one of...

/ September 1, 2018

Hackers Hit Comic Site The Oatmeal, and It Wasn’t Funny

It may be the end of August, that time when a sticky malaise settles in, but hackers can wreak havoc even during summer vacation. Which is why WIRED’s security writers keep covering the news. Like this story of how Iran...

/ September 1, 2018

The occupation of Tidemill Garden in Deptford

Echoing the combined efforts of squatters and residents to fight local councils and developers of the 2014/2015 period, Tidemill Garden in Deptford has been occupied since Wednesday the 29th of August, in resistance to Lewisham Council’s plans to redevelop the...

/ September 1, 2018

Bitcoin vs. Altcoins: Which is the Most Usable for Merchants?

Volatile or not, there's growing public demand for retailers and businesses to accept payment in cryptocurrency. According to a survey published in June by the United Kingdom-based crypto-exchange CreditCoin, 75 percent of American consumers want the option to use cryptocurrencies to...

/ September 1, 2018

Quick Cash for Your House? Yes, There Are Apps for That

If you put your house up for sale, know that it’ll typically be on the market for about a month before you get an offer—an eternity when you’re hosting revolving-door showings, paying two mortgages, or trying to move in a...

/ September 1, 2018

Family still searching for Indigenous digger’s lost medals

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following article contains images of deceased persons. In Mervyn Allen’s home, Uncle Bill takes pride of place. Inside the entrance to his house in Tamworth, NSW, is a picture...

/ September 1, 2018

Crypto Trading 101: The Fibonacci Retracements

New to crypto trading? Read CoinDesk's full set of guides. Fibonacci retracement. Sounds sophisticated? But what does it do? And does it work? Luckily for traders, Fibonacci retracements are far more than just a nifty word. In fact, it's the...

/ September 1, 2018

Five Questions For: Prison Abolitionist Lauren Chief Elk on #PrisonStrike2018

Prison abolitionist, speaker, and educator Lauren Chief Elk is the mind behind the Twitter trend #GiveYourMoneytoWomen, advocating that women be paid for emotional labor. She also teaches an ongoing online course, Industrial Complex, about interconnected systems of oppression (prison, police,...

/ September 1, 2018

Federal government searches for path forward on pipeline as Alberta pulls plug on climate deal

As progress on the Trans Mountain pipeline stalls, Ottawa has lost another provincial ally in the climate fight — leaving the Trudeau government scrambling for answers as the crowd of friendly faces thins across the country. The latest to go is Alberta...

/ September 1, 2018

Can Trump end NAFTA?

US President Donald Trump has threatened this week to dump the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), making it the latest deal to be targeted as part of his "America First" trade strategy. On Friday, President Trump notified Congress...

/ September 1, 2018

Trump to skip summits in Singapore, Papua New Guinea; Pence to attend

President Donald Trump will skip summits with Asian leaders in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November, sending Vice President Mike Pence in his place, the White House said on Friday, an announcement that will raise questions about his commitment...

/ September 1, 2018

How Silicon Valley should celebrate Labor Day

Ask any 25-year old engineer what Labor Day means to him or her, and you might get an answer like: it’s the surprise three-day weekend after a summer of vacationing. Or it’s the day everyone barbecues at Dolores Park. Or...

/ September 1, 2018

Ethereum Core Devs Delay ‘Difficulty Bomb,’ Reduce Block Rewards to 2 ETH

Ethereum (ETH) core developers decided on their regular YouTube meeting August 31 to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” by agreeing to include the code for such a change into the upcoming Constantinople hard fork. One of the prime objectives of the...

/ September 1, 2018

SEEDS: New Trailer For Horror Thriller Starring OZARK’s Trevor Long

Owen Long's Seeds, starring his brother Trevor, just had its international premiere at FrightFest last weekend. Hot on its heels in a brand new trailer for the horror thriller which you will find below.  It gives us a bit more...

/ September 1, 2018

Apple self-driving car rear-ended during road testing

Updated September 01, 2018 13:22:24 Photo: There were no injuries reported when a self-driving Apple Lexus RX 450h, similar to the car pictured, was involved in a crash. (MacRumors) An Apple Inc self-driving car was rear-ended while merging onto an...

/ September 1, 2018