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Bill Cosby Due In Pennsylvania Court [VIDEO]

24/05/2016
Bill Cosby Due In Pennsylvania Court [VIDEO]

The entertainer faces a preliminary hearing on a charge of aggravated indecent assault stemming from a 2004 encounter at his home near Philadelphia.
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Facebook To Revamp ‘Trending Topics’

24/05/2016
Facebook To Revamp 'Trending Topics'

Facebook says it will switch up the top 10 list of sites it uses to determine its trending topics, but claimed there was no political bias in the process. The changes are meant to give editors clearer guidelines for the process as well as more reviews for the procedure. The move comes after Facebook...
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Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

24/05/2016
Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. The band posted the news of Downie’s illness on its website this morning and...
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TSA Security Head Removed From Post [VIDEO]

24/05/2016
TSA Security Head Removed from Post

The U.S. House of Represen-tatives Oversight Committee announced Monday that the head of security for the Transportation Security Administration was removed from his position. The panel did not give a reason for Kelly Hoggan’s dismissal, but had a hearing about long lines at security checkpoints on May 12. But members of the committee also...
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Baltimore Cop Found Not Guilty Of Charges In Freddie Gray Case

23/05/2016
Baltimore Cop Found Not Guilty of Charges In Freddie Gray Case

Baltimore police officer Edward Nero has been acquitted of assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct surrounding the death of Freddie Gray. Gray, a black man, suffered severe injuries while in police custody in April 2015, and died a week later. His death sparked a series of protests in Baltimore and nationwide. The case of the...
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Bayer Announces $62 Billion Cash Offer For Monsanto [VIDEO]

23/05/2016
Bayer Announces $62 Billion Cash Offer For Monsanto

German drugs and chemicals group Bayer AG said it had made an offer to buy U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co for $122 per share in cash, or a total value of $62 billion including debt, to create the world’s biggest agricultural supplier. Bayer said on Monday that the proposal made to Monsanto’s management represented...
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‘More Than 100 Dead’ In Syrian Bomb Blasts [VIDEO]

23/05/2016
'More than 100 dead' in Syrian bomb blasts

More than 100 have died in bomb blasts on two Syrian coastal towns, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The towns that were hit by blasts were Jableh and Tartus which are regime strongholds and have largely escaped the conflict so far. State media said one blast had hit a hospital. So-called Islamic...
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David Letterman & Jon Stewart Received Peabody Awards

23/05/2016
David Letterman & Jon Stewart Received Peabody Awards

David Letterman and Jon Stewart received special achievement honors at the 75th annual Peabody Awards on Saturday. The two former late-night hosts received the awards alongside many other major television shows including “Mr. Robot.” “I’m shocked at the breadth and somewhat disappointed at the terrible conditions in the world that you all are addressing...
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4 climbers Die In 4 Days On Mount Everest [VIDEO]

23/05/2016
4 climbers die in 4 days on Mount Everest [VIDEO

Four people have died in the span of four days on Mount Everest including a Sherpa, while two others have gone missing. Danger is inherent in climbing the world’s highest peak. And there are fatalities — there has been at least one every year since 1990, according to the country’s tourism department. And more...
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Egypt: We’ve Found the Plane Wreckage [VIDEO]

20/05/2016
Egypt We’ve Found the Plane Wreckage

The Egyptian military reports it has found debris and personal effects of the passengers who were on board the missing EgyptAir flight. The debris was found about 180 miles off the coast of the city of Alexandria. Authorities are still looking for the plane’s black box. Greek air traffic controllers have also said that...
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Israeli Defense Minister Resigns Blaming Netanyahu

20/05/2016
Israeli Defense Minister Resigns Blaming Netanyahu

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon resigned from his post on Friday, citing “extremist and dangerous elements” that are threatening instability in the country. “I fought with all my might against manifestations of extremism, violence and racism in Israeli society that threatens its sturdiness and is seeping into the army and already damaging it,” Yaalon,...
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EgyptAir Plane ‘Crashed’ With 66 Aboard [VIDEO]

19/05/2016
EgyptAir Plane ‘Crashed’ With 66 Aboard [VIDEO]

French President François Hollande and Egyptian officials have confirmed that an EgyptAir plane that took off from Paris bound for Cairo late Wednesday night crashed into the Mediterranean. “The information we have gathered—ministers, members of government, and, of course, the Egyptian authorities—confirm, sadly, that it has crashed,” Hollande said early Thursday. “It is lost.”...
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Zuckerberg Meets With Conservatives Leaders [VIDEO]

19/05/2016
Zuckerberg Meets With Conservatives Leaders [VIDEO]

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg issued a statement thanking conservatives for meeting with him at the company’s headquarters on Wednesday. “Thank you to everyone who rearranged their schedules and made sacrifices to be here today. It’s important that Facebook remains a platform for all ideas and that we continue to give every person a voice,” Zuckerberg...
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George Zimmerman’s Gun Sells for $120K [VIDEO]

18/05/2016
George Zimmerman’s Gun Sells for $120K [VIDEO]

The gun that George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin has reportedly sold for more than $120,000 to an anonymous bidder. According to TMZ, only seven verified users participated in the final bidding, and Zimmerman still has to verify the winner’s funds.
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NYPD Kills Slasher in Manhattan [VIDEO]

18/05/2016
NYPD Kills Slasher in Manhattan

New York police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning after he reportedly stabbed a woman. The New York Post reports the man stabbed a woman, citing authorities and eyewitnesses. (The Wall Street Journal’s law enforcement reporter confirmed the stabbing.) He reportedly lunged at police before he was shot...
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1 Boko Haram Kidnapped Nigerian Girl Found [VIDEO]

18/05/2016
1 Kidnapped Nigerian Girl By Boko Haram Found [VIDEO]

The first of the missing Chibok girls was found and reunited with her family in Nigeria, activists say. About 218 girls remain missing two years after their disappearance. They were believed to be abducted by Boko Haram militants. Amina Ali Nkeki, now 19, was found near the Cameroon border in a forest on Tuesday,...
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Guy Clark, Country Music Legend, Dead at 74

17/05/2016
Guy Clark, Country Music Legend, Dead at 74

Songwriter and country musician Guy Clark died Tuesday in Nashville after battling several illnesses, including cancer. He was 74 years old. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and Texan authored 13 studio albums. Clark wrote for Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett. Robert K. Oermann wrote in 1995: “The...
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Bombs Kill 69 at Busy Baghdad Markets [VIDEO]

17/05/2016
Bombs Kill 69 at Busy Baghdad Markets

A series of attacks in busy Baghdad markets and a restaurant have killed at least 69 people and wounded scores of others Tuesday, officials said. An outdoor market in a majority-Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad was struck by a car bomb. Meanwhile, a second bomb in another neighborhood market killed and wounded many others. In...
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Update: Sinead O’Connor Missing, Reportedly Found Safe

16/05/2016
Sinead O'Connor Missing, Reportedly ‘Suicidal’

UPDATE: Singer Sinead O’Connor found safe, according to Wilmette police Wilmette police said Monday afternoon that Sinead O’Connor has been found and is safe. Sinead O’Connor has reportedly gone missing and has been classified as “suicidal” by Chicago-area police after she went on a bicycle ride Sunday afternoon and never returned. The Irish singer-songwriter...
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76ers Become First Team to Sell Ads on Uniform [VIDEO]

16/05/2016
76ers Become First Team to Sell Ads on Uniform [VIDEO]

The Philadelphia 76ers is officially the first team among the four major professional sports leagues to sell sponsorship on their official uniforms. The NBA franchise announced Monday morning that ticket resale company StubHub will place its logo on the upper-right corner of the last-place team’s jersey, starting in the 2017-18 season. According to ESPN...
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First U.S. Penis Transplant Is Success [VIDEO]

16/05/2016
First U.S. Penis Transplant Is Success [VIDEO]

A cancer victim has become the first man in the United States to receive a penis transplant, The New York Times reports. Thomas Manning, a 64-year-old bank courier, had his penis removed because of cancer and underwent the 15-hour experimental surgery earlier this month. The newspaper reports that the transplanted organ came from a...
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Bautista Punched in Rangers-Jays Brawl [VIDEO]

16/05/2016
Bautista Punched in Rangers-Jays Brawl [VIDEO

During last night game in Arlington, Texas, Jose Bautista made a hard slide into Rougned Odor. The Venezuelan second baseman took offense and punched Bautista in the face, knocking the helmet off his head and causing both benches to clear. Bautista said afterward: “I was pretty surprised. I mean, obviously, that’s the only reason...
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Hyperloop Hits 100 mph in 2 Secs [VIDEO]

12/05/2016
Hyperloop Hits 100 mph in 2 Secs [VIDEO

Hyperloop One successfully tested their magnetic levitation propulsion system on May 11, 2016 at a site in the North Las Vegas desert. The test is an important step in making the new high-speed transportation technology a reality. The test vehicle reached 120 mph in just two seconds, and hit a top speed of 300...
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Pieces Of Missing Malaysian Flight 370 Believed Found [VIDEO]

12/05/2016
Pieces Of Missing Malaysian Flight 370 Believed Found [VIDEO]

Officials said two aircraft fragments found on the beaches of South Africa and Mauritius are confirmed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared two years ago with 239 people on board.
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George Zimmerman Auctioning Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

12/05/2016
George Zimmerman Auctioning Gun Used to Kill Trayvon Martin [VIDEO]

George Zimmer-man is selling the pistol he used to shoot and kill 17-year-old Trayvon Martin nearly four years ago. The infamous 32-year-old Florida man listed the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm handgun up for a single-day auction on GunBroker.com, with a starting bid set at $5,000 and an undisclosed “reserve price” the winning bidder must meet....
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ISIS Car Bomb Kills 60+ in Baghdad [VIDEO]

11/05/2016
ISIS Car Bomb Kills 60+ in Baghdad [VIDEO]

The Islamic State terror group claimed res-ponsibility Wednesday for an attack in a predominantly Shiite Baghdad neighborhood that killed at least 64 people. Police say the bomb—among the deadliest in recent history in the Iraqi capital—was detonated in a parked car at a crowded outdoor marketplace. ISIS said in a Twitter post that it...
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Ronan Farrow: Woody Allen Is Like Cosby

11/05/2016
Ronan Farrow Woody Allen Is Like Cosby

Ronan Farrow penned an intense essay for The Hollywood Reporter about his father, Woody Allen, in which he condemns the widespread media acquiescence to the famed director’s massive PR machine. “Every day, colleagues at news organizations forwarded me the emails blasted out by Allen’s powerful publicist, who had years earlier orchestrated a robust publicity...
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Knife Attack By German ‘Islamist’ At Munich Train [VIDEO]

10/05/2016
Knife Attack By German ‘Islamist’ At Munich Train [VIDEO]

A knife attack by a barefoot man at a German train station early Tuesday has left one man dead and three seriously injured as authorities investigate what is said to be “an apparent Islamist motive.” Police said the suspect, a 27-year-old German citizen, reportedly shouted “Allahu akbar” as he launched his attack shortly before...
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Violent F4 Tornado Strikes Oklahoma [VIDEO]

09/05/2016
Violent F4 Tornado Strikes Oklahoma [VIDEO]

Garvin and Murray counties in central Oklahoma are under high alert Monday afternoon as a powerful F4 tornado touched down and began to wreak havoc throughout the rural area. Local news video of the twister showed the powerful storm ripping through power lines and rural homes after hitting the ground in Wynnewood. The tornado...
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Justice Department Sues North Carolina Over Anti-LGBT Bathroom Law

09/05/2016
Justice Department Sues North Carolina Over Anti-LGBT Bathroom Law

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday filed a federal lawsuit against the state of North Carolina over its controversial “bathroom law,” according to the Associated Press. The Department of Justice is seeking a permanent injunction to block the law and a declaration that the law is discriminatory. North Carolina had filed its own lawsuit...
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