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Jordan releases video showing US troops surrendering before deadly shooting

Jordan releases video showing US troops surrendering before deadly shooting

July 26, 2017 at 3:02 am 0 comments

A Jordanian military guard hunted down and ruthlessly killed three U.S. Special Forces soldiers as the men held their hands up in surrender, newly released video of the controversial November incident shows – contradicting the Jordan military’s original claim the …

Scientists find key ‘friendliness’ genes that distinguish dogs from wolves

Scientists find key ‘friendliness’ genes that distinguish dogs from wolves

July 22, 2017 at 5:49 am 0 comments

A socialized wolf gets to know a researcher. Scientists say they’ve identified certain genetic changes that may have made dogs friendlier than wolves. (Monty Sloan)

Your dog is basically a super social wolf, and scientists may have found the gene …

Anish Kapoor joins global art coalition in fight against bigotry

Anish Kapoor joins global art coalition in fight against bigotry

July 16, 2017 at 5:43 am 0 comments

More than 200 artists, musicians, writers and curators have signed up to a global art coalition promising to stage exhibitions and events confronting the rise of rightwing populism.

Leading figures including Steve McQueen, Laurie Anderson, Ed Ruscha, Mark Wallinger, Cornelia …

Guilty plea expected involving San Bernardino terror attack

Guilty plea expected involving San Bernardino terror attack

July 16, 2017 at 2:56 am 0 comments

A California man is expected to plead guilty Thursday to providing the high-powered rifles used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terror attack.

Enrique Marquez Jr. is due to appear in federal court in Riverside after signing a …

Trump drops U.S. commitment to ‘two-state’ Mideast deal

Trump drops U.S. commitment to ‘two-state’ Mideast deal

July 15, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

US President Donald Trump (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – US President Donald …

Yahoo Warns More Users That Their Private Information May Have Been Stolen

Yahoo Warns More Users That Their Private Information May Have Been Stolen

July 15, 2017 at 5:58 am 0 comments

Yahoo says it has notified an undisclosed number of users that their private information may have been accessed by intruders using forged cookies in a 2014 hack.

Yahoo is warning some of its users that their accounts might have been …

Celebrating her first two Emmy nods, Ann Dowd is ‘pinching myself’

Celebrating her first two Emmy nods, Ann Dowd is ‘pinching myself’

July 14, 2017 at 8:47 am 0 comments

Ann Dowd in "The Handmaid’s Tale."

It’s proving to be a good year for Ann Dowd.

Thursday morning, the actress received not one but two Emmy nominations: supporting actress in a drama series for Hulu’s "The Handmaid’s Tale," and guest …

Johanna Konta’s story is about far more than merely accents and flags

Johanna Konta’s story is about far more than merely accents and flags

July 13, 2017 at 5:45 am 0 comments

The relationship between player and crowd at Wimbledon tends to be pegged out around great matches, an accumulated muscle memory of successive oddly intimate moments of extreme competition down the years. Johanna Konta’s gripping quarter-final defeat of Simona Halep looks …

‘Insufficient interest’ keeps ‘Star Wars’ heroine Rey from Monopoly game, despite promises

‘Insufficient interest’ keeps ‘Star Wars’ heroine Rey from Monopoly game, despite promises

July 12, 2017 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

This undated file photo provided by Disney shows Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from the film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Hasbro says there has been "insufficient interest" in a Rey "Monopoly" …

Philippa York can be the trailblazer who drags cycling into the 21st century

Philippa York can be the trailblazer who drags cycling into the 21st century

July 12, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Ellis, Acton, and Currer Bell. Robert Galbraith. George Eliot. Since Charlotte Bronte declared that she and her sisters “had a vague impression that authoresses are liable to be looked on with prejudice,” talented women writers have chosen to use a …