Monthly Archive: December 2018

North Korea's Kim Warns Trump Talks at Risk Over Sanctions 0

North Korea's Kim Warns Trump Talks at Risk Over Sanctions

(Bloomberg) — Kim Jong Un used his New Year’s address to issue a pointed warning to President Donald Trump, saying North Korea would take a “new path” in nuclear talks if the U.S. didn’t...

NPR-led system will track podcast listening behavior 0

NPR-led system will track podcast listening behavior

There’s one main problem: two of the biggest podcast purveyors aren’t on board. As The Vergepointed out, Anchor found that 52 percent of podcast listens came from Apple’s Podcasts app, while 19 percent flowed...

U.S. fires tear gas to deter migrants making New Year's run at border 0

U.S. fires tear gas to deter migrants making New Year's run at border

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. border agents launched tear gas into Mexico early Tuesday to deter a group of migrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border at Tijuana, according to a Reuters witness and the...

NASA’s asteroid probe just entered orbit around Bennu in a record-breaking maneuver 0

NASA’s asteroid probe just entered orbit around Bennu in a record-breaking maneuver

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe arrived at its target, a large space rock known as Bennu, in early December. The spacecraft’s mission will take several years to complete, but it hit a major milestone to...

Manchester stabbings suspect may have mental problems as UK terrorism probe ongoing 0

Manchester stabbings suspect may have mental problems as UK terrorism probe ongoing

By Phil Noble MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – A 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing three people with a kitchen knife at Manchester Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve was being held and assessed for...

Hackers claim to have insurance data linked to 9/11 attacks 0

Hackers claim to have insurance data linked to 9/11 attacks

The group published a handful of minor files mentioning the the FAA, TSA and law firms as supposed proof, and claimed that it would release decryption keys for its archive in stages unless it...

Dozens killed in central Malian region plagued by ethnic violence 0

Dozens killed in central Malian region plagued by ethnic violence

Violence between Fulani and rival communities has compounded an already dire security situation in Mali‘s semi-arid and desert regions, which are used as a base by jihadist groups with ties to al Qaeda and...

Girl, 2, airlifted to hospital after falling into rhino enclosure at Florida zoo 0

Girl, 2, airlifted to hospital after falling into rhino enclosure at Florida zoo

A child has been injured after falling into a rhino exhibit in a zoo in Florida. The two-year-old had to be taken to hospital by helicopter from Brevard Zoo in Melbourne. Firefighters said the...

Netflix pulls Hasan Minhaj episode critical of Saudi Arabia government 0

Netflix pulls Hasan Minhaj episode critical of Saudi Arabia government

In a statement to the Financial Times, Netflix stressed that it believed in “artistic freedom” and that it only pulled the episode after receiving a “valid legal request.” The episode is still available in...