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Senate approves new North Korea sanctions

CNN International - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Washington (CNN) The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against North Korea to punish the rogue nation for carrying out recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests as well as for other malicious activities, including cybersecurity ...
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Suicide-Bomber Girls Kill 58 in Nigerian Refugee Camp

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - When three girls showed up Monday at a camp for people who had fled the militant group Boko Haram, they were welcomed and offered a place to sleep.
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François Hollande wins approval to revise constitution

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National Assembly approved French president François Hollande's constitutional revision on Wednesday by a vote of 317 deputies for, 199 against and 51 abstentions.
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Do we need a new Harry Potter book? A debate that would impress Dumbledore.

Mashable - ‎1 hour ago‎
Coming as no real surprise, an eighth Harry Potter book rose from the cauldron of J. K. Rowling's publicists on Wednesday. It sent the Potter fandom into a real frenzy of excitement to step back into the world of the Boy Who Lived and see where his ...
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German train crash: Investigators focus on signal controller, sources say

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Investigations into a head-on train crash in Bavaria that killed 10 people are focused on the actions of a signal controller, sources close to the inquiry say.
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SACKED 3000 WORKERS: Okorocha bows to Labour

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
OWERRI—Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, bowed to the superior force of labour and recalled the over 3,000 workers he summarily sacked mid January, 2016.
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Emmanuel commends Buhari over S'Court judgment

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has attributed his election victory at the Supreme Court to President Muhammadu Buhari's non-interference in the judicial process of the country.
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Kenya: Squatters Want President Uhuru Kenyatta to Give Them Land When He Visits Laikipia - ‎14 hours ago‎
Scores of squatters demonstrated outside Laikipia County commissioner's office on Tuesday afternoon demanding to be allocated land when President Uhuru Kenyatta visits the county.
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John Kerry to push for ceasefire at Syria meeting

CNN International - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to secure a cease-fire in Syria and immediate aid for civilians at a key meeting of major powers in Germany Thursday viewed by U.S.
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NATO agrees Russian deterrent but avoids Cold War footing

The Nation - ‎18 minutes ago‎
BRUSSELS - NATO agreed on Wednesday its boldest steps yet to deter Russia from any attack in the Baltics or eastern Europe, setting out ways to rapidly deploy air, naval and ground forces without resorting to Cold War-era military bases.
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Pope takes bridge-building mission to Mexico

Malay Mail Online - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Pope Francis arrives to lead his weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, February 10, 2016. - Reuters picVATICAN CITY, Feb 11 - Pope Francis heads to Cuba and Mexico tomorrow for a trip encompassing two of the defining ...
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The OPP supports International Safer Internet Day

Midnorth Monitor - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is supporting International Safer Internet Day and cyber safety awareness by encouraging young people and their families to T.H.
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Yellen warns global turbulence could hit growth

Financial Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Persistent global financial market turbulence could set back US growth and slow the pace of corporate hiring, the Federal Reserve chair told Congress on Wednesday, underlining suggestions that a second interest rate increase by the central bank has ...
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Disappearing act: Twitter reports flatlining user growth

The Province - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as the masses flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.
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Oil in choppy trade after US stock drawdown; focus on glut

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
NEW YORK Oil prices seesawed in choppy trade on Wednesday, with U.S. crude slipping and Brent paring gains as worries about a global supply glut offset data showing a surprise drop in U.S.
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US regulator says Google car could be its own driver

Economic Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO: The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver.
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VW to recall 680000 cars in US over faulty airbags

AsiaOne - ‎51 minutes ago‎
BERLIN - Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen is having to recall 680,000 cars in the United States owing to possible faulty airbags supplied by Japanese maker Takata, a company spokesman said on Wednesday (Feb 10).

Interview: Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki Talks 'The Revenant', Working With Terrence Malick, Muting The Ego ...

Indie Wire (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
The ascent of cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubzeki into a household name (or nickname) can be traced to his stunning work over a 30-year career, but also the enticing narratives behind the scenes on each project.
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Movie review: 'Deadpool' goes sarcastic with superhero genre

Santa Cruz Sentinel - ‎4 hours ago‎
It must be a sign of superhero fatigue that studios are injecting life into the genre via characters who declare that they want nothing to do with heroics.
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Ash Wednesday Around The World

Santa Rosa Press Democrat - ‎1 hour ago‎
(26 of 27) A lay minister marks a sign of the cross on the forehead of a Roman Catholic worshipper using ashes from burnt palm leaves in observance of Ash Wednesday at suburban Paranaque city, south of Manila,Philippines Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
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Nestle terminate sponsorship programme with IAAF over doping and corruption scandals - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lord Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, hit out at food giant Nestlé, warning that he “will not accept” its decision to terminate its partnership with the world governing body.
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Shaikh Salman could still be backed by Russia for FIFA President after Bahrain King holds talks with Putin - ‎2 hours ago‎
FIFA Presidential candidate Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could be set to receive the support of Russia in his bid for the top job at world football's governing body after the country's Foreign Minister claimed the two countries had “pledged to ...
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Sri Lanka stun India in first Twenty20

Taipei Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sri Lanka's Dusmantha Chameera celebrates taking the wicket of India's Yuvraj Singh in the first Twenty20 international in Pune, India, on Tuesday.
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Why science expects to create a ripple today

The Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
Amid expectations worldwide that the announcement will be about the discovery of gravitational waves Einstein spoke of. Written by Amitabh Sinha New Delhi Published:Feb 11, 2016, 3:22.
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Climate Change Adds to Flight Time for Transatlantic Journeys

Newsweek - ‎4 hours ago‎
Flight to land at Heathrow Airport British researchers learned that by accelerating the jet stream, climate change will alter transatlantic flight time within a few decades.
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White House proposes $19 billion NASA budget

Fox News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Obama Administration's final budget request, released Feb. 9, offers $19 billion for NASA in fiscal year 2017, a decrease of $300 million from the agency's final 2016 budget.
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SpaceX Targeting Feb 24th For Next Launch

Young Herald - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
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Report paints heartbreaking picture of Zika-linked birth defects

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new report paints a heartbreaking portrait of the damage suffered by babies with microcephaly, a normally rare birth defect linked to the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
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New contract could be imposed on junior doctors 'within days' - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new contract could be imposed on junior doctors 'within days' after the BMA rejected a final offer earlier in the day, it has been reported.
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Horses Can Read Human Facial Expressions, New Study Suggests

Huffington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Horses are able to distinguish between at least some human facial expressions, suggests a new study by researchers at the U.K.'s University of Sussex.
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Brazil's Catholic Church rejects Zika abortion argument - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daniele da Silva, who is seven months pregnant, poses for a photo as she sits inside her home in a slum of Recife, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.