Haley issues strong call to UN Security Council to get aid to Syria's Eastern Ghouta region

After Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s military forces and allies Wednesday pounded civilians and infrastructure, including hospitals, in Eastern Ghouta, United States United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley called on her Security Council colleagues to supp

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After Parkland, Students Across the U.S. Are Holding Protest Walkouts Over Gun Violence

Students called for stricter gun control measures and honored the victims of last week's massacre in Parkland, Florida


Brit Awards 2018: Elton John Struggles To Pronounce 'Dear Friend' Ed Sheeran's Name

Although he wasn’t actually in attendance,Sir Elton Johnstill wound up getting people talking during this year’sBrit Awards, thanks to a pre-recorded video message that aired during the ceremony.Sir Elton was called on to introduceEd Sheeran,


School shooting survivor's tearful plea

Sam Zeif, who survived the Florida school shooting, has called for new laws to stop such a tragedy happening again.


Celebrities like Katherine Heigl are praising a viral fitness regimen for whipping them back into incredible shape — here's how it works

Actress Katherine Heigl credits a program called BBG with helping her get back into shape after having a baby. The program, designed by personal trainer Kayla Itsines, is based around a science-backed workout regimen called high-intensity interval trainin


Ahmadinejad calls for 'free' elections in Iran in letter to Supreme Leader

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose 2009 re-election prompted mass unrest over alleged vote rigging, has called for "free" presidential and parliamentary elections in an open letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamen


This stretchy Japanese wearable can show your heartbeat on your arm

Engineers at the University of Tokyo have created a flexible LED called "skin electronics" that can show critical health information right on your arm.


Amazon is selling an exclusive line of over-the-counter medications (AMZN)

Amazon is selling an exclusive line of generic over-the-counter medications.  The private label-line is manufactured by drugmaker Perrigo, which is known for its store-brand over-the-counter medications for things like allergy and cold medications.&n


NatWest creates "digital human" called Cora to answer people's questions - and she's in no way creepy at all

In an effort to make life easier, NatWest bank has created Cora - a "digital human" designed to interact with its customers


We got an up-close look at an M1 Abrams tank — the king of the battlefield

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I was riding in a government SUV down the dirt roads of the large training ground at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. My guides were two Army public affairs officers. A large military exercise called Bulldog Focus, which in


Bitcoin exchanges add tech to make transactions 20% cheaper

Two cryptocurrency exchanges are looking to make bitcoin transactions faster and cheaper with a new software update called SegWit.


Vectra raises $36M for its AI-based approach to cybersecurity intrusion detection

 With the trend of growing cybercrime showing no indication of abating, a startup called Vectra that has built an artificial intelligence-based system called Cognito to detect cyberattacks and mobilise security systems to respond to them has raised $


SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Due to High-Altitude Winds

SpaceX called off an attempted launch of its Falcon 9 rocket in California today (Feb. 21) due to strong high-altitude winds, according to the company's CEO, Elon Musk.


Uber Express Pool is like a minibus with cheaper rides

Uber has new shared ride service called Express Pool. Fares will cost as much as half the price of Uber Pool.


Florida House declares porn a public health risk

Florida lawmakers on Tuesday declared pornography a health risk, and called for more research on its affects.

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Why is the M20 closed, what is the ‘serious incident’ and what’s the latest traffic update?

THE M20 has been shut this morning after police made a grim discovery on the highway. Here is the latest on the incident making travel through Kent a nightmare. Why is the M20 closed? Cops shut the M20 to investigate after a body was found on the motorwa


British man, 18, killed in 2am crash after his car careers off road in New Zealand

A BRITISH man has been killed in a car crash in New Zealand after his car veered off the road in the early hours of Sunday morning. Officers in Canterbury said Jack Roberts, 18, died in the single-vehicle crash in Maungati on the south island. Police were


Trump accuser says she's 'not surprised' he called her a liar

Rachel Crooks says she is "not surprised" that President Donald Trump called her a liar.


Florida House declares pornography a public health risk

Florida lawmakers on Tuesday declared pornography a health risk, and called for more research on its affects.


Ryan Mason gets first gig in football since announcing his retirement from playing after horror head injury

RYAN MASON got his first gig since announcing his retirement – as a TV pundit. The former Hull and Tottenham midfielder called Aston Villa’s home game with Preston in the Sky Sports studio on their Gillette Soccer Special show. Mason, 26, call


Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency Amid Flagging Economy, Sanctions, Hunger

Pre-sale for an oil-backed cryptocurrency began Tuesday in Venezuela as the financially strapped government attempts to curb an economic crisis. Venezuela hopes their cryptocurrency, called the "petro," will help buoy the country’s economy, crippled by

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Girl, 6, dies in hospital after being found ‘unresponsive’ at home in Tuxford

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl has died after being found “unresponsive” after emergency services rushed to the village. The girl was sent to hospital from the village of Tuxford, in Nottinghamshire, in Sheffield where it was confirmed that she had died,


Olympian Gus Kenworthy shared a new photo of his severely bruised hip —and it's still looking rough

Ker Robertson / Getty US skier Gus Kenworthy sustained some unlucky injuries at the Winter Olympics. During practices he broke his thumb and fell on his hip, causing a blood-filled bump called a hematoma to form. Kenworthy had almost five ounces of blood


Positive she saw Bigfoot, she's suing California

Claudia Ackley is positive that she and her two daughters came across Bigfoot in a tree in southern California last year, but when she called different state authorities to report the sighting, she got the same response.


North Korea steps up cyber powers with shadowy 'Reaper' hacker group

North Korea is stepping up its cyber capabilities to target international aerospace and defence industries through a shadowy and sophisticated hackers group called Reaper, a new report revealed on Tuesday.


How 5,000 Pencil-Size Robots May Solve the Mysteries of the Universe

The little, swiveling robots will look at a new portion of the sky for the invisible force called dark energy that may be causing the accelerating expansion of the universe.


Two men arrested after attempted bank robbery in Neath

Police were called to a NatWest Bank in Neath on Tuesday.


Hypergiant helps big brands look beyond the AI buzzwords

 Artificial intelligence and machine learning are phrases that get tossed around a lot these days, to the point where they’re starting to seem meaningless. Ben Lamm has seen the problem firsthand at his chatbot startup Conversable — so he

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