Prince Andrew's TV interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has triggered shock waves of disbelief across British media, CNN reports. To recap, the prince soberly denied even knowing accuser Virginia Giuffre, who was underage at the time. In particular, he denied having sex with Giuffre on...
Here's the latest for Saturday, Nov. 16: White House budget officer meets with impeachment investigators; Protesters shot in Bolivia by security forces; Five men charged in football game shooting; Dog study could help humans live longer lives.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to use live bullets if “rioters” used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare up during five months of anti-government protests in the Chinese ruled city. The police statement followed fresh clashes outside a university in the center of Hong Kong where protesters were hunkered down behind makeshift shields and hurled petrol bombs at police in a standoff blocking a vital tunnel link. Police had said on Sunday one officer had been treated in hospital after being hit in the leg by an arrow and another had his visor struck by a metal ball although he was not hurt.
Largest Starbucks Store Ever Debuts in Chicago. The Starbucks Roastery, which is the coffee's giant's sixth, is around 35,000 square feet. The spot is five stories tall and overtakes Starbucks' Tokyo Roastery. Other Roastery locations include Seattle, New York, Shanghai and Milan. The Chicago location was announced in 2017 and is open seven days a week. Over it has over 200 employees that not only serve, but also cocktails and baked goods. In addition to pastries from Princi, the Roastery offers pizza and has three coffee bars. The location also has a liquid nitrogen gelato bar and an experiential bar
Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision. Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU. News reports suggest AnyVision's technology is secretly used to monitor Palestinian residents in the West Bank. Microsoft has worked to establish itself as a leader in tech industry ethics, including by publishing in December six principles to guide its facial recognition work. Holder will reportedly lead a team of former federal prosecutors to investigate how the company's technology is being used.
Werner Gustav Doehner, who was an 8-year-old passenger on the Hindenburg when it burst into flames in 1939, has died. Doehner, 90, was the last of the 62 passengers and crew members who survived the disaster, which killed 36 people, including one crew member on the ground. "He did not...
Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded with unanimous guilty verdicts on five felony counts of lying to investigators, one count of obstructing a congressional probe and one count of witness tampering. Prosecution urged U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to have Stone taken into custody, which she declined. Jackson placed Stone under the same restrictions he’s dealt with for months while out on bail. . Stone's fate now lies in Donald Trump's hands, with many wondering if the president will pardon his former political adviser.
Georgia edges past Alabama to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll after Bulldogs have quality road victory and Crimson Tide lose star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for season
A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students - killing two - before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has died. Students and others gathered at a makeshift memorial in Santa Clarita, California, Friday. Nov. 15)
Two chemistry professors in Arkansas have been accused of breaking bad, and have been arrested on suspicion of making methamphetamine. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, have been on administrative leave since Oct. 11, the Democrat-Gazette reports, days after a chemical odor was reported in the science...
After a boycott campaign derailed his previous visit and a barrage of rocket attacks threatened to scare him off again, soccer superstar Lionel Messi finally arrives in Israel
Before Kanye West went to church in Houston this weekend, he went to jail. The rapper put on two unannounced concerts Friday at the Harris County Jail—one for about 200 men at a lockup, then one for a smaller audience of female inmates at the main jail. "This is...
A makeshift memorial is growing near Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, where authorities say a 16-year-old opened fire Thursday morning, killing two students. (Nov. 15)
Gwineth Paltrow’s health and lifestyle brand, Goop, released holiday gift guides. According to CNN, one guide is called, “The Ridiculous but Awesome Gift Guide.” One of its featured gifts is a BDSM beginner kit, which stands for bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. Another suggested gift idea are $250 fire extinguishers. And a $130 automatic joint roller.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie Picture The Prince of Wales celebrated his 71st birthday on Nov. 14, and the royal couple sent Archie's "grandpa" a special message. They released the black and white photo to mark the special occasion. @sussexroyal/Instagram The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son was christened in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle in July.
(CNN) When Monica Gutierrez sent actor Ashton Kutcher a text and asked him to help her son's cross-country team get new shoes, she wasn't really expecting a response. After all, he's a celebrity with millions of followers on social media. But the star of "That '70s Show" not only replied, he sent brand-new shoes to the team last month, so the boys have them in time for their regional meet. Gutierrez told CNN that this was her 13-year-old son Oswaldo "Ozzy" Briones' first year running on the IDEA Tres Lagos cross-country team.
If you've been over Dancing With the Stars for at least a dozen years, the home of the actual stars is offering you some alternative Sunday night entertainment. The Leonid meteor shower—so named because it appears to originate in the constellation Leo—will peak overnight, clocking in at around...
A blustery and wicked nor'easter hit North Carolina this weekend, bringing high winds and fierce waves. As you can see from this video, the waves overpowered the dunes that sat seaside.
Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study. The study is the largest-ever analysis of its kind. A pill meant to slow aging will be given to 500 of the test subjects. Researchers say they hope to use their results to figure out human longevity. . "What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health." - Co-director Daniel Promislow, via Associated Press. The study lasts five years and is being funded by the National Institute on Aging. Vet records and DNA samples will be required. Periodically, dog owners must fill out specific surveys. Throughout the process, dogs can live at home and not change up any of their normal activities. Veterinarian visits are also required. All types and ages of dogs can participate. If you would like to nominate your pup, go to dogagingproject.org