Far-Right Accounts Lose Twitter Verified Tick

Twitter has stripped several far-right accounts of their “verified” badge, after changing its policy. Among them are Jason Kessler who helped organise a far-right march in Charlottesville, and white supremacist Richard Spencer. English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson also had Continue reading Far-Right Accounts Lose Twitter Verified Tick

BHU professor’s Har Har Mahadev app blocks porn sites, plays bhajans instead

A professor at Varanasi’s Banaras Hindu University has come up with a novel and technologically-advanced way to block students from watching porn. Dr. Vijaynath Mishra, a professor at BHU’s Institute Of Medical Sciences, has developed an online tool he calls Continue reading BHU professor’s Har Har Mahadev app blocks porn sites, plays bhajans instead

Senators: Kushner ‘withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails’

White House senior aide Jared Kushner failed to disclose emails he received about WikiLeaks and “a Russian backdoor overture” in 2016, senators have said. Two senators sent Mr Kushner a letter demanding additional documents as part of an ongoing investigation Continue reading Senators: Kushner ‘withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails’

Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel

A Canadian man took distracted driving to a new level by setting up his own entertainment system on his steering wheel with string. He was caught when a traffic officer spotted him wearing headphones and noticed a tablet and mobile Continue reading Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel

Serena Williams Marries Millionaire Alexis Ohanian

SERENA Williams married her millionaire fiance Alexis Ohanian in a lavish ceremony in New Orleans in front of A-list guests including Beyonce and Kim Kardashian. The tennis champ, 36, threw a Beauty and the Beast-themed bash and held a cocktail Continue reading Serena Williams Marries Millionaire Alexis Ohanian

China appears to have crossed Trump on North Korea

After a 12-day trip to Asia where President Donald Trump stressed his friendship and mutual understanding with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing appears to have crossed Trump on a key issue — North Korea. At every turn during his trip, Continue reading China appears to have crossed Trump on North Korea

Trump claims ‘America is back’ post-Asia trip

President Donald Trump, fresh off a five-country swing through Asia, sought Wednesday to cast his first 10 months on the world stage as an unmitigated success, claiming a “great American comeback” that has restored the US’ standing in the world. Continue reading Trump claims ‘America is back’ post-Asia trip

Plastics found in stomachs of deepest sea creatures

Animals from the deepest places on Earth have been found with plastic in their stomachs, confirming fears that man-made fibres have contaminated the most remote places on the planet. The study, led by academics at Newcastle University, found animals from Continue reading Plastics found in stomachs of deepest sea creatures

Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists. It looks at the Earth’s spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be “redistributed” globally. The tool has been Continue reading Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?