To end the week, these are select links to the biggest stories today.
After one day where truth and facts triumphed, America is back to its alternative realities.
One of the jurors from Paul Manafort’s trial said on Wednesday that although she “did not want Paul Manafort to be guilty,” the evidence was “overwhelming.”
Two people were killed and one “badly injured” in a knife attack Thursday morning in Trappes, a suburb west of Paris, according to France’s National Police.
South Africa hit back at Donald Trump on Thursday after the US President criticized the country’s land reform policies in an overnight tweet.
Robert Kyagulanyi, the Ugandan parliamentarian popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been charged with treason after a military court Thursday withdrew a weapons charge against him but ruled that he should be tried for treason instead.
Footballers in Spain are “outraged” by the prospect of competitive La Liga matches being played in the US and have not ruled out strike action, says the country’s players’ union.
Halogen light bulbs will be banned in Europe on September 1 to encourage consumers to switch over to the more energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) technology.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler felt some sweet emotion, and a little jaded, when he heard President Donald Trump use his band’s song “Livin’ on the Edge” before a campaign rally Tuesday.
For the first time, scientists have uncovered direct evidence of water ice on the surface of the moon’s polar regions. And the ice itself could be ancient, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
British Airways, owned by IAG , will suspend its flights between London and Tehran next month, the carrier said in a statement, as the route “is currently not commercially viable”.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against suggestions that a plea deal struck by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated Trump in a crime. “As the president has said, we’ve stated many times, he did nothing wrong.
US President Donald Trump has responded to speculation that he might be impeached by warning that any such move would damage the economy. “If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash,” he said in an interview with Fox & Friends.
For most people, sleep is a luxury – something you indulge in on a Sunday morning, curled up in bed without the pressure of an alarm clock. But for me, sleep has become my enemy. My life is pretty routine really – I’m a personal trainer in Amsterdam, where I live with my boyfriend and two other flatmates.
A man has been arrested after “distressing” photos of the aftermath of a fatal crash were posted on Facebook. Lizzy Keenan, 30, was killed in the crash on Derby Road in Chellaston, Derbyshire, on Monday. Photos appeared online later that day. Police said a 44-year-old man had been arrested under the malicious communications act.
US series The Big Bang Theory will air its final episode in 2019, ending one of the longest-running sitcoms in US history. The programme’s 12th and final season will premiere on 24 September and is expected to conclude in May. Set in Pasadena, California, the series originally focused on two physicists and their aspiring actress neighbour.
US President Donald Trump has strongly denied using election campaign finances to make payments to two women who say he had affairs with them. It comes after his ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to violating laws during the 2016 presidential election over his handling of the hush money.
Facebook’s former security chief warned that attacks on the American electoral system are alive and well ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, urging the country to learn from its mistakes and prepare itself to handle any threats connected to the 2020 elections. In a blog post titled, “It’s Too Late to Protect the 2018 Elections.
President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that “flipping” to make a deal with prosecutors “almost ought to be outlawed,” and falsely claimed that his former personal attorney Michael Cohen ‘s crimes “weren’t crimes.” In an interview with his favorite cable news show, “Fox & Friends,” that aired Thursday, Trump continued to lambaste Cohen, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating campaign finance laws at Trump’s direction.
A stunt coordinator on the TV show “MacGyver” suffered serious injuries on the set, CBS Television Studios said Wednesday. Justin Sundquist was performing a stunt when he fell from a moving vehicle, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a person close to the studio.
Actor Ben Affleck, who has wrestled with alcohol addiction previously, is returning to rehab, People reported. An unnamed source told the entertainment magazine that the 46-year-old Oscar winner “knew he needed help and was vocal about it.” Jennifer Garner, who filed for divorce from the actor last year, staged an intervention, TMZ noted.
Almost everyone who uses Instagram ― celebrities included ― edits profile photos in one way or another, whether it’s with filters or editing programs. But some stars go so far as to edit photos that had already been edited.
This interview with Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves feels like it’s straight out of a romantic comedy. The two actors are promoting their film “Destination Wedding,” which opens Friday, and have been dropping interesting tidbits about their long working relationship and friendship along the way.
Facebook is finally, ever-so-slightly curtailing one aspect of its creepy data gathering practices, and all it took was a threat from Apple. The social media and advertising conglomerate plans to remove its Onavo VPN app from the App Store after Apple warned the company that the app was in violation of its policies governing data gathering.
Super news, Superman fans. Not only is Tyler Hoechlin returning to The CW for their December crossover event, but he’ll also be joined by an old flame. Yep: The official DC Comics Twitter account announced on Wednesday that Lois Lane will also be making an appearance.
It used to be that there was one thing you could count on in this unpredictable media landscape, and that was that CBS’ The Big Bang Theory would continue on until the end of time. As of today, however, that’s no longer the case. Warner Bros.
It’s 10 a.m. at Caesar’s Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas, and the conference room is packed. Scores of hackers, cybersecurity professionals, and press have gathered at the DEF CON hacker conference to hear straight from the horse’s mouth just how bad things are when it comes to securing our elections.