Exoplanet with 3 suns discovered
2019-07-28

A newly discovered planet with three suns is exciting scientists for its close proximity to Earth and its potential for future observation, including possible signs of extraterrestrial life. LTT 14

Giant dinosaur bone found in southwestern France
2019-07-27

The thigh bone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French paleontologists at an excavation site in southwestern France where remains of some of the largest animals that ever lived on land hav

Series of quakes hits Philippines causing multiple casualties, houses damage
2019-07-27

At least 8 people have been killed and dozens injured after a series of powerful earthquakes struck the northern Philippines archipelago province of Batanes. Substantial damage is being reported in

Russia warns British media after RT fined for coverage of poisoned spy
2019-07-27

Russia on Friday warned British media operating on its territory that they should be ready for consequences after Britain’s media regulator fined the state-financed RT television channel over

Twitter shares jump 10% on solid user growth, revenue beat
2019-07-26

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) on Friday reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue as design changes to its microblogging website attracted more users and advertisers, sending its shares up 10%. T

US Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up
2019-07-26

The US Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc’s (TMUS.O) request to acquire rival Sprint Corp (S.N) after the companies agreed to divest Sprint’s prepaid businesses

Bus crash in southern Turkey, 22 Poles injured
2019-07-24

 At least 22 Polish citizens were injured, including three seriously, after a bus crashed down a wooded slope near the southern Turkish resort of Kemer on Tuesday, according to a Polish ministr

WSJ: Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business
2019-07-23

Apple in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp’s smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Assuming talks don't

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle US anti-bribery charges
2019-07-22

Microsoft Corp agreed on Monday to pay about $25.3 million, including a criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it made improper payments that were used to bribe government officials in Hungary and ot

US political hype on FaceApp generates more cash for company
2019-07-22

Selfie-editing service FaceApp, which, among other features, makes users look older, has earned $1 million in 10 days, Forbes reports. The revenues came despite warnings from US politicians against

UN nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72
2019-07-22

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that v

South Sudan tries to prepare for Ebola
2019-07-20

With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern, especially after one case was confirmed near i

FBI documents affirms trump involved in hush-money payment
2019-07-19

FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual en

Study: Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities
2019-07-19

A new study finds female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest deve

41-year-old man allegedly sets Kyoto Animation Studio HQ on fire, killing, injuring 13
2019-07-18

At least 13 were killed and dozens injured in Kyoto, Japan as a result of arson at a three-story building that houses a famed animation studio. The suspect was detained by police. A 41-year-old man

Heat wave in US warms up
2019-07-18

The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend. Communities are preparing

Top senator: FaceApp could pose “national security and privacy risks for millions of US citizens
2019-07-18

The top Senate Democrat is calling on the FBI to review a Russian company’s trendy smartphone app that transforms faces from photos into younger and older images of the person, according to a

Animal rescue group calls for help caring for 89 baby birds
2019-07-18

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. International Bird Rescue sai