A look at today’s biggest headlines.
Nikki Haley is getting out of the Trump administration with her stature elevated and political prospects brightened — not something that could be said for most top political power players who leave the President’s reputation-crushing fold.
In a political world seemingly incapable of being shocked, the resignation of United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday did just that.
A Chinese software developer has received a suspended prison sentence for selling software that allowed internet users to dodge the Chinese government’s intensifying efforts to control their online activities.
Ouch! The flood waters following Hurricane Florence have spawned thousands of mega-mosquitoes across the state of North Carolina, according to entomologists.
A slump in sales in China, the world’s biggest auto market, is causing big problems for top global brands that have come to rely on it for much of their growth.
President Donald Trump expressed suspicion Tuesday about a United Nations report warning of dire consequences of unchecked climate change in the next two decades, but said he will look at it.
Four people have died after they were swallowed up by a massive sinkhole in a Chinese city, despite desperate rescue efforts to save them.
One of the most comprehensive studies of the state of banking and markets since the financial crisis warns that “dangerous undercurrents” are a rising threat to the world economy. The International Monetary Fund’s Financial Stability Report says that although banks are far safer than they were in 2008 there are new risks.
The Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has killed five men they accused of spying, including one British national. The five men were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under the control of the Islamist group.
At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage.
Music’s most notorious on-off feud – Taylor Swift versus Kanye West – has officially turned political. Swift, who has long resisted going public on her politics, came out in favour of two democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee in the upcoming mid-term elections on Sunday.
The audience at President Donald Trump’s rally in Iowa on Tuesday night erupted with a lively “Lock her up” chant, but this time it wasn’t aimed at Hillary Clinton. The crowd jeered after Trump claimed, without evidence, that Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)
President Donald Trump sounded skeptical about the United Nation’s dire new report on the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change, telling reporters that he wants to look into those who crafted it. The report “was given to me. And I want to look at who drew it.
Ivanka Trump says she won’t replace Nikki Haley, the outgoing U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, even though her father said she’d be “dynamite” at the job. “It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so many great colleagues and I know that the President will nominate a formidable replacement for Ambassador Haley,” the eldest Trump daughter tweeted.
Celebrities are using their social media clout to urge people to register to vote by their state’s deadline to be eligible to cast ballots in November’s midterm elections. In some states, registration deadlines have already passed. In others, the date is quickly approaching. A number of states were ending voter registration Tuesday.
Fact: It’s been more than five years since the series finale of The Office aired. But references to the show, memes, and screenshots of the beloved comedy are still shared on the regular. National Pretzel Day is celebrated annually on April 26 with Stanley Hudson GIFs galore.
Brett Kavanaugh didn’t buy a domain with his name in it. So now, if you go to BrettKavanaugh.com, .org or .net, you won’t find an official site for the contentious Supreme Court Justice, sworn in on Monday after an FBI investigation into multiple accusations of sexual assault.
Are you holding anything? Put it down. Are you in a quiet place where you can turn up the volume and cry loudly? Grab tissues. Please take a moment to appreciate the most heartwarming video of this year: A man who was reunited with his pup after three years of searching.
In 2008, Bitcoin was envisioned by its pseudonymous founder Satoshi Nakamoto as a trustless, decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system. Ten years and numerous crazy price jumps later, Bitcoin appears to have withstood the test of time. But is it really decentralized and thus resilient to attacks?
Google’s new Pixel phones are finally here. After weeks of increasingly ridiculous leaks, the company finally revealed the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL during a press event in New York. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL build on last year’s Pixel design.