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Statue of Liberty to reopen on state funds amid U.S. gov't shutdown

Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. In New York, the National Park Service said the closure of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island was effective immediat...

Ex-US gymnastics doctor to hear more victims' testimonies

At 15, I shouldn't know the inside of a courtroom, but I'm going to become real comfortable in one. "What do you think we can do to help?'" Nassar made that choice for us - your 20-year child-molesting employee. But she wasn't abused until years late...

Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellites

Operators of tiny satellites don't have many options to get to space, and typically have to hitch rides on launches of much bigger probes. A Rocket Lab Electron booster launches on the company's second test flight, called "Still Testing", from ...

Autopsy report: Roy Halladay had drugs in system when plane crashed

A plane piloted by Halladay crashed just off the Gulf coast in November, 2017. Toxicology results in the autopsy show Halladay had generic Ambien, amphetamine and morphine in his system at the time of the crash . During his time in Major League Ba...

Cyberattacks are third largest threat to global society over next 5 years

The annual Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) suggested that experts were preparing for another year of heightened risk . "Respondents see 2018 as a year when risk is increasing". "The aggregate cost of cyberattacks is now estimated at more...

A government shutdown probably won't have a big effect on internet security

Government agencies began the process of shutting down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to pass a spending bill to keep them operating. Prince George's County resident Wanda McClary said she has been pulling as many extra shifts as she can ...

How Google's 'speed update' will affect mobile search

Google has been prepping website owners for the Speed Update for sometime. Speaking of mobile overtaking desktop, the changes mentioned above, which are obviously focused on improving mobile-based experience, are critical steps for Google, if onl...

President Trump signs $1.5tn tax overhaul into law

The president also signed a short-term government funding bill, which averts a government shutdown. The GOP bill dramatically slashes the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent and it will be permanent. "We are very proud of it", T...

Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK

From robots to fishing rods to remote control cars there are plenty of hybrid type toys that integrate Nintendo's most powerful console and basic cardboard. The final kit is a decoration kit to augment the Variety Kit and the Robot Kit . For t...

Baby Moshe arrives at Foreigners Regional Registration Office in Mumbai

His father Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and mother Rivka were killed in Nariman House, which was a terror target during the 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met CEOs and will later pay tributes to the November 2...

Turkey's Erdogan tells NATO will take all precautions for national security

It would also effectively cement the emerging status of the Kurdish-led entity, which is modeled on the vision of Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish leader jailed for terrorism in Turkey. France has seen as many as 1,910 of its nationals travel to Syria an...

Conaway's Bill Bans the US Government from Using Huawei & ZTE Phones

Lawmakers are advising American companies that if they have ties to Huawei or China Mobile, it could hamper their ability to do business with the U.S. Worries over potential Chinese government spying via China-based companies are nothing new, but o...

Turkey vows to destroy US-backed Syrian forces

Earlier, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the U.S. is openly supporting the YPG and the PYD terrorist groups in Syria . The Turkish president spoke about the plans in a speech in the capital city of Ankara on Monday, saying, "A...

Auto crashes into the second floor of a Southern California building

How often does it happen that you lose control and end up on the second floor of a an office building? The police in Santa Ana, California reported that the auto tripped on a median right outside the building and went airborne for about 60 feet u...

Saudi women attend sports event for first time

Saudi women were allowed to attend a soccer game between two local teams in Jeddah on Friday. However, they were forced to sit in a "family section" that separated them from the male fans. "But thank God that it came at the right time, and hopefull...

Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them. "Canada's forestry sector is following the rules and we're confident t...

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a recent interview with The New York Times , saying she wanted to assi...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whether Trump has worked to obstruct an FBI investigation into his aides, ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power efficient than traditional micro speakers, which means people can play mu...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which President Trump said is critical to any deal. "The parents that we presume t...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...