Clinton nomination puts 'biggest crack' in glass ceiling - CNN Avatar
CNN Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:08:25 GMT
Philadelphia (CNN) Democrats on Tuesday made Hillary Clinton the first woman to head a major party ticket -- and during an emotional night, her family and supporters asked voters to give her a second look. At the Democratic National Convention in ...
Nick Jonas Reacts to MTV VMAs Omission; Chance the Rapper, Troye Sivan & Others Celebrate Nominations - Billboard Avatar
Billboard Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:23:56 GMT
The nominations are in for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Beyonce leads the field with 11 noms for her visual album Lemonade and Adele is right behind her with eight mentions for 25. Naturally, artists across the field are weighing in over social media.
Israeli military says it killed Palestinian man behind deadly ambush - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:56:00 GMT
JERUSALEM – Israeli forces tracked down a group of suspects behind the deadly ambush of a family car in the West Bank earlier this month and killed the man who pulled the trigger in that attack in a shootout early on Wednesday, the military said. The ...
Japan mass killing sparks debate: why didn't the system prevent it? - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:03:36 GMT
TOKYO A day after the mass murder of 19 people at a facility for the disabled, many shocked Japanese were questioning why the only suspect was discharged after just two weeks from a hospital to which he'd been forcibly committed under mental health ...
Wait, the Ice Bucket Challenge actually worked? - CNN International Avatar
CNN International Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:58:38 GMT
(CNN) Throwback to 2014, the year of the Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie, Pharrell's giant hat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge. These fads "broke the internet" (a phrase also coined in 2014) dominating social media feeds across the globe. But one of these ...
Syria: Deadly IS blast rocks Kurdish city of Qamishli - BBC News Avatar
BBC News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:05:55 GMT
Forty-four people have been killed in a massive bombing in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria, Syrian state TV reports. The blast was caused by a truck bomb which struck near a Kurdish security headquarters, according to a UK ...
Indonesia president puts ex-general, popular World Bank leader in cabinet - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:49:00 GMT
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo pleased market reform advocates by bringing home the World Bank's managing director to be finance minister and upset human rights activists by naming a controversial ex-general as security chief. The surprise ...
Yes, Slaves Did Help Build the White House - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:49:22 GMT
“I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves,” Michelle Obama said on Monday night at the Democratic convention. Her mention of the role played by African-American slaves in building the White House drew backlash from conservative ...
Youree Dell Harris, the TV Psychic Miss Cleo, Dies at 53 - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:34:48 GMT
The self-described psychic known as Miss Cleo in an undated photo. Credit Q100, via Associated Press. Youree Dell Harris, whose Jamaican-accented character Miss Cleo was the face (and voice) of ubiquitous psychic hotline commercials in the late 1990s ...
Kuwait News Agency Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:38:49 GMT
BAGHDAD, July 27 (KUNA) -- A policeman was killed and another wounded in a suicide bombing in Al-Shu'ala district in Baghdad, said Ministry of Interior Wednesday. Interior Ministry's spokesman Saad Maan told KUNA that police personnel in Baghdad ...and more »
Michel Barnier Appointed by European Commission as Chief Brexit Negotiator - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:30:13 GMT
The European Union's executive on Wednesday tapped former French financial services commissioner Michel Barnier as the chief negotiator for the U.K.'s exit from the bloc. The appointment of Mr. Barnier, who as internal market commissioner until 2014 ...
Abe's Unusual Stimulus Unveiling May Be Directed at the BOJ - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:01:32 GMT
It wasn't your typical Japanese stimulus announcement. As national broadcaster NHK aired live coverage of the West Tokyo high school baseball championship, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was 900 kilometers away revealing plans for a 28 trillion yen ($265 ...
Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected, Shares Jump After Hours - Avatar Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:23:00 GMT
Apple sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts' targets, soothing fears that demand for the company's most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose ...
Nintendo Misses a Chance at Pokemon Profits With Product Delay - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:49:58 GMT
For Nintendo Co., it's becoming one Pokemon No after another. After telling investors last week that they won't be able to rely on Pokemon Go to bolster profits, the company said on Wednesday that a widely anticipated accessory for the hit app will be ...
France's Hollande meets religious leaders amid row over attacks security - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:42:11 GMT
PARIS President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France's religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting fierce political criticism of the government's security record.
Catholics awaiting Francis pray for slain French priest - San Angelo Standard Times Avatar
San Angelo Standard Times Wed, 27 Jul 2016 02:17:05 GMT
Pilgrims attend the opening Mass for the World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Young people gathered Tuesday ahead of the arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day, a major gathering of Catholics from around the world.and more »
Coca-Cola beats earnings estimates but misses on revenue - CNBC Avatar
CNBC Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:52:09 GMT
Ahmet Muhtar Kent, chief executive officer of The Coca-Cola Company, holds a soda as he attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 6, 2016 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Ahead of the opening bell Wednesday, Coca-Cola is expected to ...
Bodies of mom and her 2 children found in possible murder-suicide - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 02:37:00 GMT
Crime scene tape blocks the entrance to a home where multiple bodies were found, Tuesday in Gilbert, Ariz. (Matt York/AP). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:37 PM. PHOENIX — Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two ...and more »
Twitter Shares Plummet On Slowing Revenue Growth, Weak Outlook - Forbes Avatar
Forbes Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:19:42 GMT
Twitter TWTR -1.07% shares fell more than 10% in after-hours trading after the social network on Tuesday reported second quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates and forecast weak third-quarter revenue. Twitter also couldn't rely on user numbers ...
Could ice volcanoes explain Ceres' missing craters? Dwarf planet puzzles scientists - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:56:29 GMT
Sometimes it's what's missing that really stands out. Scientists using data from NASA's Dawn mission have found that the dwarf planet Ceres seems to completely lack any giant impact craters, even though it has plenty at smaller sizes. The findings ...
IN PHOTOS: All living Philippine presidents reunite for security council meet - Philippine Star Avatar
Philippine Star Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:54:10 GMT
The National Security Council meeting on Wednesday made possible the gathering of President Rodrigo Duterte, his new administration as well as four former presidents. Presidential Photographers Division/Rey Baniquet. MANILA, Philippines — The ...
Indian activist Irom Sharmila to end 16-year-long hunger strike - Mashable Avatar
Mashable Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:26:11 GMT
Human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila will end her 16-year-long hunger strike, one of the longest in world, against a Indian controversial law that gives special powers to the Indian armed forces in areas affected by insurgency. She now plans to ...
Officer's Trial Exposes Fault Lines Over Police Shootings - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:01:39 GMT
It's a familiar story: an unarmed black male killed at the hands of a white law enforcement officer. But it didn't take place in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, or any of the other cities most recently at the center of discussions about police use of force ...
Mila Kunis Displays Her Baby Bump at Bad Moms Premiere - People Magazine Avatar
People Magazine Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:03:12 GMT
Mila Kunis, 32, attended the premiere of her latest film Bad Moms, where she allowed her baby bump to make an appearance. Dressed in a black knee-length, strapless dress with floral and red accents, the actress's growing belly was prominent on Tuesday ...
ESA's Philae: Millions Of Miles From Earth, A Comet Hitchhiker Dies A Cold And Lonely Death - International Business Times Avatar
International Business Times Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:28:00 GMT
Philae, the first human-made lander to set foot on a comet, has bid its final farewell. On Wednesday, the European Space Agency will switch off the Electrical Support System Processor Unit (ESS) on the Rosetta spacecraft, severing all contact with the ...
Cockroach Milk Could Be The Superfood Of The Future - Tech Times Avatar
Tech Times Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:43:32 GMT
These pests might have some use after all. An international team of scientists has found that cockroach milk is four times more nutritious than cow's milk and could be the future's superfood. ( Adina Voicu | Pixabay ). Advertisement. Disgusting as it ...
Tesla Opens Gigafactory to Expand Battery Production, Sales - Avatar Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:43:00 GMT
It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries. Tesla officially opened its Gigafactory on Tuesday, a little more than two years after ...
Xiaomi gets into laptops with Mi Notebook Air - PCWorld Avatar
PCWorld Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:55:00 GMT
China's Xiaomi has entered the laptop market with new, lightweight notebooks that run Microsoft's Windows 10. The company, which has been getting into new markets including air-purifiers and drones, introduced on Wednesday its Mi Notebook Air, at ...
6 Things to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - And How it Fits Into the Potter Universe - People Magazine Avatar
People Magazine Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:11:28 GMT
Potter author J.K. Rowling is finally releasing new material set in the original universe – though it's not exactly what fans were expecting. We've put together a comprehensive list of everything a Muggle (the name for a non-magical human) needs to ...
NFL Superstar Richard Sherman: 'All Lives Matter' - Daily Caller Avatar
Daily Caller Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:19:22 GMT
Seattle Seahawks superstar cornerback Richard Sherman gave a recent interview where he made it clear that he feels all lives matter equally. Sherman went into great detail about race in America and his views on the issues in a interview with The ...