Tag Archives: New York


With lessons for today, movies bring back the '50s

NEW YORK (AP) — Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality. It's no wonder the 1950s are all over movie screens. Whether…


Five dead in Burundi violence, police deny attack on presidency

NAIROBI (Reuters) – At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said on Sunday, denying residents' reports of shelling late at night at the president's office…


Clinton proposes tax break for caregivers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing a new tax break for people caring for aging parents & grandparents as part of a series of benefits she…

The Famous ‘Poo Emoji’ Can Now Be Accessorised With Glasses, Moustaches And More

Have you ever wanted to put a moustache, glasses or a beret on a the famous ‘poo emoji’? Well thanks to a free new app, your wish can come true….


Obama to visit Asia refugee center amid raging debate in US

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama is planning to visit a refugee center in Malaysia, casting a spotlight on the plight of those fleeing violence & persecution from…


UN Back Call To Combat IS Threat 'By All Means'

The UN has unanimously backed a French call to redouble action against Islamic State in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The world powers moreover agreed to coordinate efforts…


One US citizen among dead in West Bank attack

A US citizen was among those killed Thursday in the West Bank, the State Department said, after Israeli police reported an attack outside a Jewish settlement. "We extend our condolences…


Platinum Christmas tree worth £500,000 dazzles Tokyo shoppers

A platinum Christmas tree with a price tag of Â¥100m (£524,000, $800,000) was unveiled on Thursday (19 November) at a jewellery store in Tokyo's high-end shopping district of Ginza. Shiny…


UN condemns Islamic State group's murder of 2 hostages

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is condemning the Islamic State extremist group's "heinous & cowardly" murder of a Norwegian graduate student & a Chinese self-described wanderer from…


Airbus 'Son Of Concorde' To Fly London To NYC In Three Hours At 1,200mph

A new supersonic jet could be flying commercial passengers as shortly as 2023. Plane manufacturers Airbus & Aerion are going ahead with the production of the AS2 jet – dubbed…