‘I ignored my mum’s death, just like Prince Harry’ – BBC News

April 18, 2017

Image copyright Kathryn Watson Image caption Kathryn (right) struggled with anger after her mum, Heather (left), died from cancer “My mum was ill for about 18 months and it was really quite sudden. She went from being an outgoing person to simply not being there. Image copyright Kathryn Watson Image caption Kathryn says counselling helped her deal with the grief of losing her mum “What really spoke to me was Prince Harry talking about his anger. I felt that a lot. I …


Deported to Mexico: Who is the US kicking out?

April 18, 2017

Mexico City (CNN)Maria Perez hasn’t seen her grandson since he was a little boy. On her cell phone she keeps a video of that day. It shows 8-year-old Eduardo Hernandez hugging her goodbye. Now Hernandez is 21 and walking through the frosted glass doors at Mexico City’s international airport. …


Seriously?! Officer Appears To Stomp On Handcuffed Suspects Head

April 13, 2017

… Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther also condemned the officers actions in a post on Twitter, calling his behavior unacceptable. According to court records cited by The Daily Beast, police originally confronted Anderson for allegedly threatening to shoot people inside a nearby home. He elbowed a different officer in the face and ran. Police caught up with him a block away. The suspect was allegedly found carrying a handgun and a substance suspected of being crack cocaine. He has since been charged …


Swedish Police Confident They’ve Caught Terrorist Behind Rampage

April 9, 2017

… into pedestrians on a bridge before fatally stabbing a police officer outside parliament at Westminster, leaving five dead. Last year, trucks plowed through crowds in Berlin and Nice. 2010 Attack Friday’s attack took place just one block away from the scene of a suicide bombing in 2010, which injured two people and killed the perpetrator. That act was inspired by Islamist extremism. Since then, the country has been spared deadly terrorist attacks carried out by fundamentalists, …


CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… the U.S. capital, where Senate Republicans have been working to get President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, confirmed to the high court. A few Democrats said they’d vote for Judge Gorsuch as well, but most of them have been working to block the nomination. And in the back and forth between the political parties, both a filibuster and the nuclear option came into play yesterday. We defined these terms on Wednesday’s show. You can find that in our archives at …


Everything we know about the ‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 finale

April 1, 2017

Who's on the chopping block this week?Image: aMC As The Walking Dead gears up for its Season 7 finale, the biggest question on everyone’s minds is, “who will die?” Smart money is on Sasha (especially since Sonequa Martin-Green was recently cast as the lead in CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery), who is currently Negan’s captive at the Sanctuary after her kamikaze mission to kill the Big Bad was derailed by Eugene. Her only weapon now is a poisoned pill that …


‘Tinder for elites’ is coming to London because dating isn’t already hard enough

March 28, 2017

… professional background prior to being granted or denied access. Those lucky enough to get in receive an email informing them they’ve been “drafted into The League.” If you’re worried about bumping into your equally intelligent and ambitious co-workers on the app, then fear not. The app pools your LinkedIn data to block you from your coworkers, or those who self-identify as “currently” working for the same company as you. The app also blocks your Facebook …


Google Family Link gives kids Gmail accounts with parents watching

March 16, 2017

… recreate that wild ‘BBC dad’ interview Family Link allows kids to use real Google services Gmail, Maps, Chrome and more not watered down, “kiddie” versions. However, kid accounts are directly tied to parent accounts, and there are many granular controls over what kids can and can’t do. Each app has an overall rating for its content (Maps, for example, is rated “G”), and parents can limit the time a child uses a specific app or service, or block it …


Reality Check: Are taxes going up to 1986 levels? – BBC News

March 7, 2017

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The ‘hog apocalypse’ is coming to Texas

February 23, 2017

… oppose using warfarin to stamp out Texas’s feral pig problem. Pigs poop, after all, and other animals could ingest the warfarin along the way. Some Texans hunt the pigs for sport and food, and they’re worried about eating poisoned swine. “For Texas to introduce a poison into the equation is a bad decision in our opinion and could likely contaminate humans who unknowingly process and eat feral hogs,” the Texas Hog Hunters Association said in a Change.org petition to block …


Playing Jason Voorhees: Three Actors Who Played The Villain Discuss The Fraternity Of Friday The 13th

February 19, 2017

… the exterior shots of Jason Liveswere filmed just outside the city limits of Atlanta, that scene was actually shot in an Olympic-sized swimming pool in Los Angeles. Black felt was draped around the natatorium and safety divers were onset to provide Graham a steady supply of oxygen. “They dropped me in the water in normal wardrobe – and that is a real chain around my neck – and they stood me on a cinder block 20 feet down,” he said. “We went down several times and …


Twitter’s former CEO says manual curation could help fight abuse

February 2, 2017

… https://t.co/ZdrakWVkIW jack (@jack) January 31, 2017 Several high-profile abuse cases, including one of “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones being harassed, along with stories of thousands of users, collected by BuzzFeed, plague the network. It’s not like Twitter’s done nothing. In November, Twitter introduced new feature, including a “mute” function to block words and conversations from appearing in your notifications. Costolo, who is now at a health tech …


Thousands Of Canadians Gather At Vigils For Mosque Attack Victims

January 31, 2017

Canadians held vigils across the country Monday in a show of solidarity with the nations Muslim communities and to mourn the victims of a shooting at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and local government officials attended a vigil a block from the Quebec City mosque. Thousands gathered in Montreal at vigils near the citys Parc and St. Michel metro stations. Events were also planned at Parliament Hill in the nations capital, Ottawa, and in the cities of …