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Woman In Pic With Biden Shoots Down Insinuation He Was Being Inappropriate

I thought to myself, 'I didn't wash my hair today and the vice-president of the United States is smelling it". And also, what in the actual f-? "My brain couldn...


April Fools' Day: How to unlock Google Maps' Snake game

As much as you would like to think of this as an April Fools' story, it's not. The classic Snake game that made its debut on Nokia phones back in 2007 and a...


New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

However, Ardern said she still wanted to "visit Beijing at this time to underline the importance that we place on our relationship with China". "China has alw...


Federal judge restores Obama-era Arctic drilling ban

East Coast off-limits to oil leasing, reports the Washington Post . "The wording of President Obama's 2015 and 2016 withdrawals indicates that he intended them...


House Democrats To Vote This Week On Authorizing Subpoenas For Mueller Report

Nadler made a statement on behalf of the House Judiciary Committee Monday, demanding that Barr and the rest of the DOJ speed up their efforts to meet an arbitra...


Brexit in disarray: May under pressure to go for soft Brexit

May told her ministers to boycott the indicative votes , which will be made, again and unusually, in writing on Monday night. On Sunday, Conservative deputy ...


Eurostar trains suspended due to trespasser draped in St George's flag

Eurostar , the company that runs trains between London , Paris and Brussels, says all services have now resumed, but added it would "still recommend you not tr...


Facebook Says Removed Pages Linked to Congress Party Ahead of Polls

It added that these accounts and pages were taken down based on their behaviour, not the content they posted. "In each case, the people behind this activity c...


'Africa helped defeat apartheid': South African prez slams xenophobic attacks

This follows attacks that occurred last Monday in Durban Springfield's area. "Government is concerned about the reported attacks on foreign nationals in KwaZu...


Facebook to tighten live streaming access after mosque attacks

People gather outside Al Noor mosque after it was officially reopened following last weeks attack, on March 23, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Facebook's ...


25 killed, 400 injured as storm lashes Nepal

Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli expressed sadness over the loss of lives while extending heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. The casualties i...


Wilson-Raybould’s submission on SNC-Lavalin released

In the recording, Wilson-Raybould pushes back, warning that she felt the conversation was inappropriate and that continued communications about the case could c...


Comedian leads Ukraine presidential election 1st round

According to a preliminary exit poll based on ballots cast by 6:00pm on Sunday (local time), two hours before voting closed, Mr Zelenskiy had secured 30.6 per c...


Earth Hour takes place tonight. Will you switch off the electricity?

Landmarks around the world from the CN Tower to the Eiffel Tower are going dark for an hour at 8:30 local time tonight for Earth Hour . Others say Earth Hou...


Facebook's Zuckerberg calls for more regulation of Internet

Past year it was voted the least trusted tech company, which is unsurprising given the rate of new reports of shady practices by the company. But for Facebook, ...


Japanese teenagers found drowned in Australian lake

Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island, north of the Queensland capital, Brisbane, is a popular tourist and swimming destination. They were visiting the island as part ...


Erdogan sees win in local poll, but loses Turkish capital

Erdogan's conservative, Islamic-based Justice and Development Party , or AKP, took 44 percent of the votes in the elections after 99 percent of the more than ...


Vietnamese woman jailed for killing Kim Jong-un's brother

But prosecutors agreed to reduce the charge from murder to "causing hurt by risky weapons" instead. A Malaysian judge sentenced Doan Thi Huong to three years ...


Stop interfering in Venezuela, Russia warns US

The US now wants to cut supplies of gasoline and oil products used to dilute heavy Venezuelan crude to make it suitable for export. "I would just say that we ...


Qatar emir quits Arab summit early: state media

Qatari authorities gave no explanation for the emir's early departure, but television coverage of the meeting showed the the emir walking out shortly after Arab...


Russian airline owner Natalia Fileva, two others die in plane crash

The plane was coming in from Cannes, France , with two passengers and a pilot aboard, according to Frankfurter Rundschau . According to the company, the wor...


Japan reveals new 'era' name ahead of emperor's abdication

City offices and government agencies have been preparing for the new era name for months, aided by computer systems firms such as Fujitsu Ltd and NEC Corp. It i...


Boeing unveils fixes to 737 Max flight system

Boeing is due to brief pilots and a U.S. Senate hearing with the FAA later on Wednesday. Boeing's announcement came as the US Federal Aviation Administration...


Anti-stall system was on before Ethiopian jet crash, says report

An anti-stalling system is reported to have activated in the Boeing 737 Max plane, resulting in the crash which claimed 157 lives. Reports indicate that short...


Turkey's Erdogan Says His Party May Have Lost Istanbul Mayorship

In Istanbul, a city where Erdogan had described victory as like winning Turkey itself, the race had been very tight. Earlier in the day, the nephew of AKP's...


Facebook CEO Zuckerberg calls for more outside regulation

Zuckerberg's comments mark his most visible effort so far to shape the discourse around the way the company collects information, uses and disperses it around ...


Half of Arab leaders absent from Tunisia summit

Arab leaders who have been grappling with a bitter Gulf Arab dispute, splits over Iran's regional influence, the war in Yemen and unrest in Algeria and Sudan so...


Algeria constitutional council has not met on Bouteflika

Other politicians and parties backed the idea as a solution to the gas-rich country's political crisis. People carry national flags during a protest to demand...


Catholic mom writes open letter about "the legging problem" to Notre Dame

She reprimands young women who wear the "unforgiving garment" and show off their "blackly naked rear ends". White claims that female students who don such dre...


SC student who went missing overnight is dead

Josephson was last seen between 1:30 and 2 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of Harden Street. Samantha got into this vehicle, which she and her friends mistakenly...


Joe Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident detailed in article

Writing in the Cut , Flores, who was a state assemblywoman for four years, writes that while she was on the side of the event stage, prepping to make her spe...


Robert De Niro Reads from the Mueller Report

He added that he thought a new investigation would now be opened "into those who committed this unlawful, unjust witch hunt, as the president calls it". The new...


May under pressure to forge softer Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on 29 March. The latest Brexit news is that Parliament is at a deadlock over a deal. With Labour MPs whipped to oppose May'...


Tourist Falls 1,000 Feet at Grand Canyon While Taking Photograph

A tourist from Hong Kong fell while taking a photograph at the Grand Canyon and died, park officials said. It's believed the Hong Kong native, who's in his la...


Slovakia elects first female president

The BBC's Rob Cameron in Bratislava says that although the presidency is mainly a ceremonial role, Ms Caputova is framing the election as a struggle between g...


Russian military team arrived in Caracas - Venezuela military attache

Maduro, who retains control of state functions and the country's military, has said Guaido is a puppet of the United States . "That's rich. That's ridiculo...


Turkish FM reaffirms commitment to Russian S-400 deal despite US warning

Some parts are being made in here in Turkey. The Turkish foreign minister also said the United States was making contradictory statements over the F-35 progra...


Taliban kill nine police in checkpoint assault - International

Meanwhile, at least eight Afghan police were killed in a Taliban attack in the southern Zabul Province, provincial council chief Ata Jan Haq Bayan said. Howev...


Britain faces calls for unity govt amid Brexit impasse

May now three options: go back on her word and lead the country out of the bloc without a deal on April 12; ask the European Union for a long extension to rew...


Pope in Morocco urges Jerusalem be protected for all religions

In a joint statement, the two leaders said Jerusalem was "common patrimony of humanity and especially the followers of the three monotheistic religions", du...


Macau tourist dies in fall at Grand Canyon in US

The man, who was part of a tour group, fell at Eagle Point near the Skywalk, a horseshoe-shaped glass bridge that juts out from the canyon wall. The rim has som...


Court ruling: Flatulence in the workplace is not a form of bullying

The Supreme Court, however, disagreed with his seemingly freaky claim and said that even if Greg Short passed gas, it did not actually "amount to bullying". "He...


'Heartbeat' abortion ban heads to Georgia governor's desk

To become law, the bill still needs Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's approval. The legislation narrowly made it through the Georgia House on Friday, receiving 9...


Samantha Josephson dead: Student, 21, missing after getting stranger's vehicle confirmed dead

Friday in the city of Columbia's 5 Points area, Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said at a news conference. Columbia Police Department spokesmen said the...


South Korea's Moon Will Visit Trump At White House In April

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump. North Korea has nearly completed rebuilding a long-range rocket site it had promised to clo...


Washington's Secret Nuclear Deal With Saudi Arabia

In the past, the Energy Department made previous Part 810 authorisations available to the public at its headquarters. The Trump administration has quietly pur...


Will lawsuits find drug makers to blame for opioid crisis?

The attorney general also said the drug companies mobilized an army of sales representatives, or "detailers", to aggressively promote their messaging and to "ta...


Canada’s Ex-Justice Minister Releases Tape Recording of Trudeau Aide Pressure

The 43 pages of documents released publically on Friday are likely to heighten pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as his poll numbers slip ahead of ele...


Police kick in door to bring sick boy to hospital

The boy's temperature was 105. The doctor assured her she wouldn't be and sent her to the hospital. But, according to the parents, his fever soon broke, droppin...


United States politician details uncomfortable kiss encounter with Joe Biden

As a young Latina, Flores said, she was used to feeling like an "outsider" in a political world dominated by white men - but she'd never experienced something s...