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French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A European stock market rally sparked by the French presidential election spread to Wall Street on Monday. All three main US share markets jumped more than 1%, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index closing at a record high.

Criminal case that could nail Assad - ‎37 minutes ago‎
THOUSANDS of pictures showing dead Syrian men, some with their eyes gouged out or with screaming expressions still on their frozen faces, are part of mounting and damning evidence against Bashar al-Assad.

Samsung Galaxy S8 starter guide: 8 tips for your new phone

The Verge - ‎6 hours ago‎
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 hit stores this past weekend, which means that a lot of people likely received their preorders or were able to pick one up in a store.

The Play-by-Play of President Trump's Call to the International Space Station You Were Waiting for

TIME - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's hard to know if President Donald Trump has had much fun in the three months he's been in the White House. It's certain he's not having fun this week, what with his 100-day report card coming and the likelihood that somebody is going to be grounded ...

Rafa Benitez lays down marker for Newcastle bosses after securing Premier League return at first time of asking - ‎18 minutes ago‎
It was only half an hour after Newcastle had clinched promotion and Rafa Benitez was making his power play. Amid the congratulations to players, staff and fans, came Rafa's big challenge to his bosses.

Two years after its launch, the Apple Watch hasn't made a difference at Apple

Quartz - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's been two years to the day since Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced the Apple Watch, the company's first new product line under his leadership, but revenue figures suggest consumers still aren't sold.

346 Ethiopians repatriated from Saudi Arabia: FM

Walta Information Center (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that 346 Ethiopians living in Saudi Arabia are repatriated against a deadline of 90 days put by Saudi Arabia demanding more than three million undocumented immigrants of differant nationals to leave ...

(Part-II) – Mekuria Bulcha (Prof.):- Adwa and Abyssinia's Participation in the Scramble for Africa Oduu - News - ‎6 hours ago‎
In the first part of this article which was published on March 28, 2017 by Oromia Today and other Oromo websites, I critically assessed the conditions under which the Oromo and the various conquered peoples in southern Ethiopia had participated in the ...

RFI journalist sentenced to 10 years in prison by Cameroon military court

FRANCE 24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Cameroon-based correspondent of Radio France Internationale (RFI), FRANCE 24's sister radio station, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court for "failing to report acts of terrorism" and other charges.

U.N. 'horrified' by video showing killing of experts in Congo

Nasdaq - ‎56 minutes ago‎
By William ClowesKINSHASA, April 24 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N.

Nigeria: How We Spent Kano Emirate Funds, Emir Sanusi-Led Council Explains - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Kano State Emirate Council on Monday defended itself over an allegation of financial recklessness, saying it is not true that it has spent over N6 billion in less than three years since former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi, ...

Government vows to stop poll violence

Daily Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery addresses the media at Harambee House, Nairobi, on April 24, 2017. With him is Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet.

Ethiopia: Messebo Bought 200 Trucks for 700 Million Birr

2merkato - Ethiopian Business Portal - ‎15 hours ago‎
MesseboLOGO1 Messebo Cement Factory PLC, one of the cement producers in Ethiopia, procured MAN transport trucks for 700 million Birr in the aim of cutting transportation cost and be competitive in the local market.

Unroll.Me CEO So Sorry You Found Out His Company Sold Your Data

Gizmodo - ‎6 hours ago‎
The classic non-apology goes something like this: “I'm sorry if you were upset.” It's a sneaky way of expressing regret for how one's shitty actions made another person feel, rather than the shitty actions themselves.

Spotify wants to make a wearable, even though that's probably a horrible idea

BGR - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Spotify - the music streaming service which boasts a huge subscriber count, lots of great licensing agreements, and a music catalog that is the envy of just about every single one of its competitors - isn't happy.

Aurora watchers spot "Steve," a new light in the nighttime sky

CBS News - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Citizen scientists looking at the northern lights appear to have stumbled upon a new natural phenomenon. Members of the Facebook group Alberta Aurora Chasers posted photos of a mysterious purple streak cutting through the night's sky.

Maruti Suzuki unveils its all new Dzire

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki expects to sell more than over 1.99 lakh units of the its all new Dzire as production constraints ease following the Gujarat plant becoming operational, a top official said.

Could this rather esurient caterpillar help stem the plastic deluge?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
European researchers have discovered a species of caterpillar capable of eating a common form of plastic. What lessons can nature teach us about cleaning up the nearly indestructible pollutant?

'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office

Sentinel-Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Rosario Dawson, left, and Katherine Heigl in a scene from, "Unforgettable.

Pregnant Serena Williams pens sweet letter to unborn baby

Metro - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pregnant Serena Williams penned a touching note to her baby in a sweet message that confirmed her intention to return to the court after her child's birth.

Champions League semi-final draw throws up mouth-watering Madrid Derby

Irish Independent - ‎Apr 22, 2017‎
Real Madrid will do battle with their city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals. This will be the fourth successive season the rivals have met in the competition and Atleti have yet to get the better of Los Blancos across that run ...

Europa League semi-final draw: Man Utd play Celta Vigo, away leg first, and Ajax take on Lyon - ‎Apr 21, 2017‎
Former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi is on loan at Celta Vigo this season but he ruptured his cruciate ligament two weeks ago and therefore cannot play.

Gulp! Soda Linked to Memory Woes, Strokes and Dementia

Live Science - ‎2 hours ago‎
People who often drink soda, with sugar or without it, may be more likely to develop memory problems and have smaller brain volumes, according to two recent studies.

Stealthing, the Act of Condom Removal Without a Partner's Consent, Is Sexual Assault

Allure Magazine - ‎6 minutes ago‎
A new study published in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law is offering a disturbing look at a sexual practice called “stealthing,” or the removal of a condom during penetrative sex without a partner's consent.

Robbie Savage speaks movingly about losing his dad to dementia when he was just 64

WalesOnline - ‎1 hour ago‎
'My dad was struck down in his prime. It was so painful to witness my hero and best friend gradually slip away.' Share. ByKatie Sands.