Markets

Parrot used Amazon Alexa to order items while his owner was away

Rocco, an African grey, was caught using the virtual assistant to play his favorite music, tell jokes and even order snacks, Th...

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China makes first major US soybean purchases since Trump-Xi meeting

The latest United States moves follow debates within the Trump administration about imposing sanctions on Chinese entities caught...

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From hemp to organic foods, farm bill embraces change in rural US

Both chambers of Congress passed their own versions of the bill earlier this year. The bill would provide more than $400 billi...

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Entertaiment

Ravenas: PH's 'lucky charm' in Miss Universe

The Miss Spain said she is privileged to be taking part in the beauty pageant as the first transgender contestant, as it is so...

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Donald Trump denies any ties to ex-lawyer Michael Cohen’s crimes

Pauley referred to Cohen's behavior as a "smorgasbord of fraudulent conduct" marked by deception and "motivated by personal greed ...

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Melania Trump approval rating plummets, CNN poll finds

But there are drawbacks she said, notably, the media's "focus on the gossip" and what she referred to as the "opportunists". The...

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IT

Samsung Galaxy S10 will reportedly be announced on February 20

The phone will be available for pre-order from that date and will be released on March 8. The regular version of the Galaxy S10 ...

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Google+ Is Shutting Down Three Months Early After New Privacy Bug

To avoid this for as many users as possible, Google will continue to provide additional information and instructions on how to saf...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 features and specifications: Leak

The company states that the new mobile platform features their fourth-generation, multi-core AI Engine with up to 3 times the AI ...

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Sci-tech

Looking Up: Dim comet to pass bright star near Christmas

Though Comet 46P/Wirtanen - the so-called Christmas comet - is not yet obvious to the naked eye in most places, it may already b...

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China launches Chang'e-4 probe to shed light on moon's dark side

The Chang'e-4 lunar probe mission blasted off on a Long March 3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China in...

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Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing fail in style

The Dragon spacecraft used by NASA and SpaceX to send the supplies to the station is expected to arrive there Saturday. That i...

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Sport

Shami terms Kohli-Paine verbal spat as part of game

It's been a bruising test match. But Kohli, one of the most animated players in world cricket, said there was nothing to worry a...

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Paine relief: Australia win for 1st time since 'sandpapergate'

Australia have won their first Test match since the ball-tampering controversy as their attack blew apart the India tail for a ...

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Manchester United target Spurs boss Pochettino to replace Mourinho

Carrick joined Mourinho's coaching staff following his retirement in May and could be appointed caretaker manager until the end ...

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Global

North Korea: We Won't Denuclearize if 'Vicious' US Actions Continue

Such restrictions may have little impact on officials in one of the world's most closed countries but will have a clear symbolic f...

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No-confidence motions: how do they work?

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in the Prime Minister Theresa May - a motion which coul...

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Donald Trump Wishes Michael Flynn 'Good Luck' with Sentencing

Rather, it preceded his guilty plea or any threatened indictment and began very shortly after he was first contacted for assistanc...

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Health Care

Parish Health Units offering flu shots next week

Following that group, the vaccine should be prioritized for otherwise healthy people over the age of 65 and then healthcare person...

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MP startles parliament, reveals he is HIV positive

According to the Government of Saskatchewan, 177 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the province in 2017 - a number which ha...

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According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030

People with type 1 diabetes require supplemental insulin. Globally, 511 million adults are expected to have type 2 diabetes in 1...

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