The people of Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) are set to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, an exit poll showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries. The Irish Times/
New European privacy regulations went into effect on Friday that will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data. Activists are already planning to use the right to access their data to turn the tables on internet platforms whose model relies on processing people's personal
Search engines like Google and Microsoft's Bing could be made to pay for showing snippets of news articles under draft copyright rules endorsed by European Union ambassadors on Friday. The measure, which is not yet final, would allow press publishers to ask search engines to pay them for showing
President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's attorneys, told The Associated Press on Friday that the White House
President Donald Trump says his wife is "doing great" nearly two weeks after kidney treatment. Trump answered a reporter's question about the first lady as he departed the White House on Friday for a trip to the U.S. Naval Academy graduation in Annapolis, Maryland. Asked about her health
If the Golden State Warriors are worried as they head into Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. Now the series shifts to Oracle Arena, a place where the Warriors have lost just one time in their last 17 playoff games. Stephen Curry said the
U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah. In a report released Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that synthetic products falsely labeled as cannabidiol, or CBD, sickened
Throughout much of last year, millions of American women resented that a man who'd bragged about sexually assaulting women had been elected president. Then came an electrifying moment — detailed allegations that another powerful man had sexually assaulted or harassed dozens of women as one of Hollywood
WASHINGTON (AP) — The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine.
Kyle Hendricks limited San Francisco to one run and two hits over seven innings, Ben Zobrist lined a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Giants 6-2 on Friday. Hendricks (4-3) struck out seven and walked two to help the Cubs open the series on a winning note after
FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week. Transporting equipment for
Subtropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 Atlantic (Shanghai: 600558.SS - news) hurricane season, is forcing the evacuation of oil workers out of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as it moves toward a Monday landfall between New Orleans and Florida's panhandle. Royal Dutch Shell (LSE:
Sizzling temperatures in the U.S. Midwest and Plains this Memorial Day weekend should help spur the growth of young corn and soybean crops following planting delays due to cold weather last month, agricultural meteorologists said on Friday. Highs should reach the low to mid 90s degrees Fahrenheit (32
Authorities in Colombia working with US counterparts have arrested a self-proclaimed former hitman for Pablo Escobar, underscoring how the Andean nation continues to take down key figures in Medellín’s criminal world with help from the United States. Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias “Popeye,” was
Oil prices fell more than $2 per barrel on Friday as Saudi Arabia and Russia discussed easing production cuts that have helped push crude prices to their highest since 2014. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude slumped $2.83, or 4 percent, to finish at $67.88 a barrel. The energy ministers of
A court in Cameroon on Friday convicted seven activists from the country's Anglophone minority of rebellion and acts of terrorism and gave them sentences ranging from 10 to 15 years, a defence lawyer said. Authorities arrested Mancho Bibixy, a radio presenter in the English-speaking Northwest Region
A Massachusetts judge who admitted to engaging in repeated sexual encounters including in his courthouse with a social worker announced his resignation on Friday, a day after the state's top court suspended him indefinitely. Judge Thomas Estes submitted his resignation letter after the Massachusetts
Irish voters are set to liberalise one of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a margin of 68 percent to 32 percent, an exit poll showed on Friday, following one of the highest reported turnouts ...
Paul Bloch, a veteran Hollywood publicist for Rogers & Cowan who counted John Travolta, Eddie Murphy and Tom Cruise among his clients in a career that spanned five decades, has died after a long illness. He was 78.
Bill Mallory, the winningest football coach in Indiana history who also led three other schools to bowl games, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. Indiana announced Mallory's death, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on Twitter his father was in hospice
The Tesla owners said they paid an extra $5,000 to have their cars equipped with the Autopilot software with additional safety features such as automated emergency braking and side collision warning. Tesla has agreed to place more than $5 million into a settlement fund, which will also cover attorney