• Russia's election commission says Navalny cannot run for presidency
Russia's election commission says Navalny cannot run for presidency

Tens of thousands of anti-corruption protesters took to the streets across Russian Federation on Sunday in the biggest show of defiance since 2011-2012 anti-government protests. Hundreds of people were detained the same day. Rejecting the verdict, he vowed to make a new appeal to the ECHR, and argued that, under the constitution, only people actu...

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  • EU chief says British plan is below expectations
EU chief says British plan is below expectations

These were notably that no European Union citizen resident in Britain at a cut-off date would be deported and that those who had lived in Britain for five years could stay for life - a right foreigners already have in the rest of the EU. Elements of the proposals are likely to be contested by Brussels , including the cut-off date for entitlement t...

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  • Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire
Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack has also confirmed insulation and tiles on the block have failed safety tests . A spokesperson later added the government was "taking steps to encourage landlords of all high rise buildings regardless of their tenure to carry out fire safety checks and where necessary have samples of cladding tested".

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  • Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations
Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

Phoenix is the second-fastest warming city in the United States over the past 50 years while Las Vegas comes in at third and Tucson at seventh. Over the past couple of days, temperatures at the airport have been hovering around 120 degrees Fahrenheit, with the record in Phoenix being 122 degrees between 3 PM and 6 PM.

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  • Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead
Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

In February the House of Commons Speaker John Bercow gave a speech revealing that he planned to bar Trump from speaking in Parliament because of the president's attempted travel ban and "our opposition to racism and to sexism". Theresa May has vowed to overcome the divisions in British society exposed in this month's General Election and to buil...

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  • NBA Draft 2017: Eagles' Carson Wentz welcomes Markelle Fultz to Sixers
NBA Draft 2017: Eagles' Carson Wentz welcomes Markelle Fultz to Sixers

THEIR TIME TO SHINE: With so much trade speculation about All-Stars such as Paul George and Jimmy Butler, there hasn't been as much focus as usual leading into Thursday on the players who are in the draft. The Los Angeles Lakers had the second pick in the draft and took UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball . "I think I do everything at least decent", Ful...

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  • Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Decreases Stake in JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)
Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Decreases Stake in JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)

The stock declined 0.06% or $0.05 reaching $87.09 on the news. Petno Douglas B also sold $1.80M worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM ). Archford Capital Strategies Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 15,812 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 15 by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesda...

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  • More rain, higher winds expected today
More rain, higher winds expected today

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy spun off a tornado in central Alabama , injuring at least four people and damaging a number of buildings and trees, emergency officials said . Under what the NWS termed a "reasonable worst-case scenario" for the tropical storm's arrival, rainfall totals of 4 to 6 inches are considered possible from Thursday ...

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  • 66% premium increase for age 50+ under Senate GOP health care bill
66% premium increase for age 50+ under Senate GOP health care bill

The tax was imposed to help pay for Obamacare . "When legislation does come to the floor, it will present Senate Democrats with another opportunity to do what's right for the American people", McConnell said on the Senate floor. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) (L), Sen. Capito has been a target of campaigns urging her to vote against new legis...

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  • Queen Elizabeth announces laws to aid Brexit
Queen Elizabeth announces laws to aid Brexit

Nor was there a mention of U.S. President Donald Trump's previously announced, but as yet unscheduled, state visit . "The invitation for the state visit has been extended, and it wasn't mentioned in the speech as no date has been decided upon yet", an unnamed spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May told CNN Wednesday.

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  • Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here
Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing and a major competitor to SpaceX , United Launch Alliance's CEO Tony Bruno wished SpaceX well, writing on Twitter, "Good Luck & congrats upon success". The BulgariaSat-1 Mission will deliver a commercial communications satellite to orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. Additionally, the missions...

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  • North Korea carries out another rocket engine test
North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

To date, North Korea has tested their missile and rocket technology at a torrid pace this year. "If they have this new engine, they can design an ICBM around it in a pretty straightforward fashion", Elleman told Business Insider in May.

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  • Jaguar Land Rover begins trialling first driverless auto
Jaguar Land Rover begins trialling first driverless auto

This technology, now installed on a Range Rover Sport, will allow the vehicle to navigate itself through urban environments, including intersections and roundabouts. The self-driving Range Rover is scheduled to be unleashed at a testing facility in Nuneaton, Great Britain on Thursday, alongside autonomous tech from the likes of Ford and JLR paren...

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  • Austin's favorite new music festival releases epic 2017 lineup
Austin's favorite new music festival releases epic 2017 lineup

SOS came to fruition past year when the folks behind Fun Fun Fun Fest started the new three-day festival, and it'll be returning to its original location-Sherwood Forest, the site of the Renaissance Faire about 45 minutes outside of Austin-on November 10-12.

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  • Cindy slams the gulf coast
Cindy slams the gulf coast

As Cindy continues moving inland forecasters estimate, "steady weakening will occur and the system should become a depression later today". The National Weather Service says residents in a Tropical Storm Watch should review evacuation routes and review their disaster supply kit.

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  • 76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft
76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

Fultz averaged 23.2 points last season along with 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds, the highest in Division I ball. Fultz published the obligatory photo of himself wearing a 76ers hat right after getting drafted on Thursday night. The Lakers , who hold the second pick, are expected to select UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , who has said that he only i...

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  • Microsoft releases Xbox Insider Hub app to the Windows Store
Microsoft releases Xbox Insider Hub app to the Windows Store

Users would need to join the Xbox Insider Program to enjoy the full experience of the Xbox Insider Hub app. The Xbox Insider Hub on the PC works exactly like it does on the Xbox One, and it also looks a bit similar to the Xbox One app as it's built on the UWP.

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  • Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Before the storm made landfall on Thursday, one person had already died from injuries related to its winds. Officials blamed heavy rains and winds from the storm. The National Weather Service estimates that anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain has fallen along Gulf Coast, and flooding has been reported Thursday throughout the Gulf Coast, in...

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  • Have a look at the world's biggest carbon fibre Apple MacBook
Have a look at the world's biggest carbon fibre Apple MacBook

The massive Apple logo that was rolled on top of the roof yesterday was later taken off, but photographers did manage to snap a few shots of the store's top. According to Mashable , when finished, the new Chicago store will reportedly resemble the new San Francisco store, which was completed a year ago.

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  • Friends, family to farewell Otto Warmbier
Friends, family to farewell Otto Warmbier

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for stealing a propaganda poster from a Pyongyang hotel. He died Monday at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. "If people could know just the extraordinary character he had, that's all that really matters", longtime friend Chris Colloton said, according to the Cincinnati En...

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