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Rebel Wilson tells court Australian articles hurt her career

Wilson is suing Bauer Media for publishing a series of articles in magazines , including Woman's Day , in 2015, which claimed she had lied publicly about her age, real name and upbringing. Wilson said that in her hallucination she rapped her accepta...

Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

A Palestinian was seriously hurt and another 9 were slightly injured in clashes near Gaza's border. Businesses and schools across the occupied West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Arab-Israeli towns have been closed Monday for a general strike called in...

Chinese military jets intercept USA aircraft

Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the USA military described on Thursday as an " unprofessional " intercept of a United States aircraft created to detect radiation while it was flying in global airspace over the East China Sea. The four-eng...

WannaCrypt just the beginning as Shadow Brokers tease more NSA tools

On January 7, the Shadow Brokers announced the auction of dozens of NSA tools , including one called DoublePulsar, a backdoor that is installed by EternalBlue. The group said that the data would be locked behind a subscription fee, but, beyond tha...

French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit

Macron's office says that the meeting, attended by the country's most senior military and security officials, focused on the operations of French armed forces overseas -mostly in Africa's Sahel region, Iraq and Syria. The pair said they are both prep...

Theresa May accused of being 'scared' after missing ITV leaders debate

Political leaders locked horns on topics such as the NHS and foreign aid as they went head to head in the debate. But Conservative leader Theresa May and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn chose not to take part in the ITV clash. "You may be too scared to ...

South Korea to Send Envoys to China to Discuss THAAD, North Korea

North Korea has unveiled what it claims are satellite images of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system recently deployed in South Korea, a move aimed at flaunting the country's capability to gather intelligence against Seoul.

Ford using first over-the-air software updates to its 2016 cars

The massive update will be available for some 800,000 vehicles. If you own a 2016 Ford auto or truck, some new smartphone/infotainment goodness is now coming your way. By enabling Automatic System Updates in the car's settings and connecting to...

Japan's Cabinet approves Bill that paves way for Emperor Akihito's abdication

Last year in July, the 83-year-old emperor expressed his desire to retire due to his age and declining health that were making it hard for him to fulfill his official duties. Abdication of the Emperor reportedly must take place within three years of ...

Funny Star Wars Day Tweets from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

This year's event featured a duel with light sabers at the Living Mall, a shopping mall with a giant orb that resembles the film's Death Star space station, organizers said. Members of the New York Philharmonic got dressed up for worldwide "Star War...

What does council vote tell us about general election?

She will say: "It's to bring the SNP down to size; to show they can't take Scotland for granted; to show that we, the Scottish Conservatives, can lead Scotland's fightback against the SNP". The general election "phoney war" is expected to end today, ...

Merkel In Pole Position For German Election After St

While Schulz now holds no public office besides SPD chief and thus has no natural platform beyond the stump, Merkel'office provides her with the best stage to burnish her reputation as Germany's Stabilitätsanker (anchor of stability) in an unstable...

In Riyadh, Trump to speak about confronting extremism

If other USA firms follow Bechtel's lead, then they could be the first beneficiaries of Trumpononics. Later, Trump is meeting with European Union officials in Brussels and attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting, before heading back ...

UK May's Conservatives hold 18 point poll lead: Survation

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted that it may not be met for another year. Jeremy Corbyn said the government's spending decisions left the NHS more vulnerable to attack. Officials of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) have accused Theresa May'...

Storms Stay In Panhandle Tonight, Increase Across State Tuesday

The winds will continue to be gusty from the south right into Tuesday . Wednesday looks relatively quiet for Kansas, but more storms are on the way for Thursday and Friday with more severe weather expected. The initial batch of scattered sho...

Trump praises Australia's universal health care after Obamacare repeal

US Senator Bernie Sanders has backed comments made by US President Donald Trump that Australia has a better health care system than America. Trump said to Turnbull, before adding, "I shouldn't say this to our great gentleman, and my friend, from ...

Palestinians hold local election in West Bank

Palestinians held municipal elections on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, a first democratic exercise in years, but one that has also raised tensions between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements. Abbas' presidential term officially ended in 2009, b...

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Caitlyn is no longer one of the most popular baby names. For boys, it was Liam, William, Mason, James, Benjamin, Jacob, Michael, Elijah and Ethan. Emma and Noah top the country's baby name list for the third year in a row, according to the report...

Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

Trump during his address took a vague shot at detractors but strayed from his usual style of tackling the news of the day head on, only saying there's "nothing easier or more pathetic than being a critic". "Treat the word "impossible" as nothing more...

North Korea missile threat: THAAD defence could be axed by Moon Jae

North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length. Beijing , meanwhile, likely hopes to win big concessions from Moon, and Tokyo worries he'll upset a ...

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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...

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 ...

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'

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

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...

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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...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated". Johnson says she and her family were not injured but...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

The airport was temporarily closed due to heavy snow, ice, and harsh winds, the airport tweeted . For travelers who use Greyhound , buses running between Montreal, Boston, New...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...