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CIA tweets US military raid that killed Osama bin Laden — five years later

Washington Post - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Navy SEALS may have killed Osama bin Laden in a raid five years ago Sunday, but anyone following the CIA on Twitter might think it all just happened.

Birthday girl Charlotte gets golden rattle among gifts

The Hindu - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Britain's Princess Charlotte, who turned one on Monday, has received numerous gifts since her birth and among them is an 18-karat white gold rattle studded with diamonds, rubies and sapphires worth a whopping 30,000 pounds.

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and J7 (2016) price tags revealed

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
Recently, we saw new 2016 models of the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7 series that were announced in China. What was not revealed back then, were the price tags.

Kenya's Ruto wins men's Pittsburgh Marathon; Ethio...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎7 hours ago‎
If there's one thing Kipkoech Ruto knew Sunday morning after winning the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon, it was that he wants to come back next year.

Put my finger where? New LG tech hides fingerprint sensors away

Digital Trends - ‎1 hour ago‎
The days of having a fingerprint sensor you can actually see on a smartphone may be coming to an end. LG Innotek, the division of the company that produces components and materials, has integrated a fingerprint sensor into a glass front panel, but from ...

Microsoft will only allow Bing in Cortana searches

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Microsoft has announced that its intelligent personal assistant Cortana will work only with its own Edge browser and Bing on Windows 10.

'I Was Forced to Drink My Own Urine': Freedom After 647 Days Locked Up, But Not For All

Global Voices Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
On April 15, 2016, the Ethiopian Federal High Court acquitted two men, Yoantan Wolde and Bahiru Degu, who spent more than 600 days incarcerated on terrorism charges that critics allege were politically motivated.

Kenya: Democracy On Trial? - ‎17 hours ago‎
In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges former Prime Minister Raila Odinga on the state of Kenya's "tribal" democracy, political violence, impunity and corruption, and the rise of al-Shabab.

I need leave ... Even when I'm sick they want me to remain in office - Lungu - ‎12 hours ago‎
I WANT to know if the President is not allowed to be on leave because even when I am sick, they want me to remain in office, President Edgar Lungu complained yesterday.

A Boiling Southern Cauldron And Calllous Response Of The Northern Governors, By Femi Fani-Kayode

The Whistler - ‎2 hours ago‎
Last week I wrote an essay titled, 'The Road To Kigali', which was widely published. The callous response of the northern governors to the horrendous events in Enugu has compelled me to write this contribution as something of a follow-up.

Nigeria: Edo Increases Minimum Wage to N25,000 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State yesterday announced the increment of the minimum wage from N18,000 to N25, 000 with immediate effect for employees in the state public service.

All hail the king of kings: Haile Selassie

The Voice Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I's historic tour of the Caribbean. Here, we recount the impact of the trip and how it laid the foundations for Rastafarianism to become a global movement.

Ethiopia: UN agency calls for urgent funding for farmers ahead of cropping season - ‎19 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, 29 April 2016 / PRN Africa / - With just six weeks left before the start of the main cropping season in Ethiopia, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called today for urgent funding to help farmers sow their fields and ...

Now consult doctors on Facebook Messenger

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: India's first Facebook Messenger bot is here. The social media giant had introduced 'chatbots' to developers last month and online doctor consultation platform, Lybrate is among the first to announce its Lybrate bot.

Comet C/2014 S3 could help astronomers in knowing about evolution of solar system

PerfScience - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists have affirmed that tailless comet C/2014 S3 could be having materials from inner regions of solar system and the comet can offer information about evolution of solar system.

Facebook Messenger May Soon Get Disappearing Messages: Report

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
There have been several apps in the recent past that have popularised the ephemeral messaging concept, with Snapchat the most obvious name in the segment.

Xiaomi Expected to Unveil Mi Max, Mi Smartwatch in May 10 Event Amid Leaking Specs

BizTek Mojo - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Xiaomi, which quickly became the largest smartphone manufacturer in China in the last few years, is now reportedly gearing up to launch their own Mi smartwatch plus a Mi Max phablet.

Ethiopia: Religious Fathers Call Upon Faithful to Sustain Peaceful Co-Existence, Support Each Other - ‎2 hours ago‎
Religious fathers of various denominations have conveyed messages in connection with the celebration of the Ethiopian Easter-Resurrection Sunday being celebrated today by the faithful throughout the country.

Video: Maid honoured by employer for Quran lessons

Emirates 24|7 - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Saudi man gave a party to his Ethiopian housemaid after she memorized part of the Quran during lessons given by a local Islamic centre.

After 145 years, Ringling Bros. Circus elephants perform for the last time

Washington Post - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The circus's leading ladies wore nothing special for their farewell performance Sunday - no extra bedazzle, no added flair - just the traditional blue headdresses declaring their expiring part in “The Greatest Show on Earth.

Leicester miss first chance to clinch EPL title - ‎8 hours ago‎
MANCHESTER: Leicester City missed their first opportunity to clinch the Premier League title, drawing 1-1 at Manchester United on Sunday to move within two points of the most unlikely championship in English football in a generation.

Koeman urges Mane to focus on consistency after hat-trick

euronews - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has urged Sadio Mane to show greater consistency after the striker scored a hat-trick to guide his team to a 4-2 victory against Manchester City on Sunday.

Australia plans to kill 'plague' of European carp with herpes virus - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Australia plans to release the herpes virus into its main river system to kill millions of carp despite concerns that the so-called “carpageddon” could fill the waterways with rotting fish.


Marshall Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
A crowd of about 75 people gathered in Independence Park on Saturday to support Walk MS. The Christopher & Banks Marshall Walk is one of many Walk MS events around the country raising money for multiple sclerosis treatment and research.

Increasing depressive symptoms in older people might lead to Dementia

The TeCake - ‎4 hours ago‎
In a new study, researchers have revealed that older people whose depressive symptoms increase over a period of time are more prone to develop dementia at later stage of life.

Hawaii selects businesses for medical pot but excludes actor

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii selected eight businesses Friday to open medical marijuana dispensaries - but not one owned by Woody Harrelson.