Tag Archives: BRUSSELS

Beijing may ease household residence rules

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing has proposed a new system giving permanent residence status to millions of people already living in the city, giving them better access to services like healthcare…

Kanye West gives rambling, 20-minute speech at shoe event

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West skipped the red carpet at a footwear industry event where his Adidas Yeezy Boost was honored as shoe of the year. Instead, he stood…

Chilean mom restricted access to baby for smoking marijuana

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her right to see her newborn daughter because she acknowledged smoking marijuana days before she gave birth. Sindy…

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Mark Zuckerberg on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy & "disrupting" old…

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India's PM Modi Begins UK Visit Amid Protests

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun a three-day visit to the UK as his country seeks to strengthen commercial ties – yet not everyone is pleased approximately his trip….

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Gunmen in Libya abduct 2 Serbian Embassy employees

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Gunmen in Libya crashed into a convoy of vehicles taking Serbia's ambassador to neighboring Tunisia & then kidnapped two other embassy employees, officials said. The embassy's…

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Two-thirds of people under 50 have herpes: WHO

More than 3.7 billion people under 50 have the highly-infectious & incurable herpes virus that causes sores around the mouth & sometimes on the genitals, a World Health Organization report…

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Obama says Chinese cyber practices are not acceptable, calls for faster U.S. response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States needs to be much more rapid in its response to cyber attacks. Obama, speaking at a town…