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Following complaints from concert goers, Mel B has responded to the backlash to the Spice Girls’ debut comeback gig at Croke Park on Friday night. In a rather sleepy video uploaded to Instagram after the gig, she acknowledged the sound problems and thanked fans for attending the show. The #spicegirls put on a fabulous show tonight. But am really surprised that nobody seems to be talking about how poor the sound was.

The White House is planning to invoke a national emergency to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan in a move which would bypass Congress, according to Al Jazeera. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the move was necessary since a delay could increase the risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability due to Iran. “These sales will support our allies, enhance Middle East stability, and help these nations to deter and defend themselves from…

The United States Supreme Court agreed to put on hold lower court rulings that ordered new voting maps in Michigan and Ohio on Friday, according to Politico. The move was expected since the highest court in the country is considering similar cases concerning partisan gerrymandering out of Maryland and North Carolina. The Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling on those cases by the end of the current term in June. Officials from Michigan and Ohio called on the court to step…

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China has unveiled a prototype magnetic levitation train with a designed maximum speed of 600 kilometers (372 miles) per hour, which its manufacturers say could pose a major competition to the airline industry, The Hindu reports. The train designed and made by the CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co, a wholly owned subsidiary of China, was unveiled on Thursday to the media in eastern port city of Qingdao in Shandong province, state-run China Daily reported on Friday. Once operationalized, it could pose a

Officials said an explosion in the French city of Lyon injured at least eight people on Friday, according to Deutsche Welle. The prosecutor's office said a suspected parcel bomb was the cause of the explosion and none of the injuries were life-threatening. The incident occurred on Friday evening, according to the French interior minister, who noted it happened in the first arrondissement of Lyon where Rue Victor Hugo meets Rue Sala. Le Progrès newspaper said the explosion came from a parcel bomb

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For many people, Memorial Day weekend ushers in the summer “season.” Labor Day ends it. (IMO, schools stay in session too long and start too early.) Kids of all ages need the break summer provides, even the oldest among us.

General News AT&T is working with BitPay to accept bill payments in the form of crypto. VP Kevin McDorman claims this is to meet demand from their customers who use crypto. Coinbase Commerce has exceeded $50 million in transactions since launching in February 2018 showing the rise in users paying in crypto. “Volumes really started picking up in Q2 2019” Justin O’Brien, the product lead for Coinbase Commerce claims. Meanwhile, customers can now pay for CBD products using Bitcoin, Ethereum,

The United Nations Refugee Agency warned since 1.3 million Venezuelans have settled in Colombia, there have been thousands of children born who are stuck in legal limbo with no identity documents, which puts them at risk of statelessness on Thursday, according to The Japan Times. Some 3.7 million people have left Venezuela, including 3 million since 2015 as the country endured a political and economic crisis in their home country causing widespread shortages of food and medicine and

The U.S. Justice Department has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, the first time in modern U.S. history a publisher has been charged for revealing government secrets under the 1917 law, multiple media reports Thursday said. The new 18-count indictment, The Washington Post reported, charges him with unlawfully obtaining and disclosing national defense information. Assange was already facing extradition to the United States from Britain, on charges he conspired to

At least one woman should be selected by EU leaders when replacing Jean Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as presidents of the European Commission and council, positions only ever held by men, The Guardian reported Thursday. Seventy leading politicians – including the top candidates for the jobs – and the former prime ministers and former commission president Romano Prodi – have supported the move, the report said. There has never been a female president of the European Commission or council, the

The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service. ...

The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh has ...

In March 2014, Joseph Lau was convicted of corruption and money laundering by a court in Macau and was sentenced to a jail term of five years and three months. A fugitive tycoon's hopes of fighting the government's plan for new extradition laws have been given a boost, when the High Court allowed a prominent London lawyer to represent him in a judicial review application, despite objections from the Secretary for

General News Binance founder Changpeng Zhao is taking Sequoia Capital back to court for reputational damages against him after the VC investor’s case was dismissed last year. SIX , the Swiss national stock exchange group, is creating its own stablecoin – a crypto pegged to the Swiss franc – to facilitate transactions on the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX). Israel’s Central District Court has ruled Bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, and thus subject to capital gains tax in a case involving…

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Beijing needed to make preparations for difficult times as it faces an uncertain international trade situation in the future on Wednesday in comments carried by state media. China and the United States have been locked in an escalated tariff war, with each targeting one another's imported goods after talks broke down to resolve the dispute between Xi and American President Donald Trump. The tensions came to a head last week as Reuters reported the Trump

A new report published on Wednesday by the South China Morning Post said ten years after Japan introduced its "lay judge" jury system, it's continually struggling to find enough people to serve in the nation's courts. Lay judges were first introduced in 2009 when 53 percent of people declined to serve on juries, but by 2019 that figure had risen to nearly 70 percent. Tokyo was hoping lay judges would provide the public with a more in-depth understanding of the legal system and…

The Netherlands' minister for migration, Mark Harbers, resigned Tuesday amid a growing scandal for how his ministry reported on crimes committed by asylum-seekers, according to Deutsche Welle. The news broke just before the upcoming European elections and prompted Harber to quit. The ministry placed offenses including sexual assault and murder in the report as "other" which prompted an outcry from Dutch parliament. Harbers presented the report to Dutch parliament and had separate categories for

North Korea’s official news agency has weighed in on the 2020 Democratic primary, calling Joe Biden a “snob bereft of elementary quality as a human being” in a comment piece attacking the presidential candidate for his university grades and composure as vice president, The Independent reports. “He is self-praising himself as being the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh.” – North Korean news agency KCNA The attacks are odd for an American presidential primary,

The use of facial recognition software by police, law enforcement and government breaks human rights laws, a landmark court case has heard, The Independent reported Tuesday. In the first legal challenge of its kind on this technology, Ed Bridges believes he was scanned by cameras used by South Wales Police at a peaceful anti-arms trade protest in 2018 while doing his Christmas shopping in Cardiff months before, the report said. The newspaper reported police started using the technology “without

Today 6:06 AM AP In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, former Austrian Formula One driver Niki Lauda stands in the Mercedes pit during the first free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine) By The Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Formula One great Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has…

A military tribunal will be empaneled at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to hear testimony from two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks, Time magazine reported Tuesday. In a letter sent Monday by prosecutors to defense lawyers for five men charged in the 2001 attacks, psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were summoned to testify, the report said. Defense attorneys in the long-running Sept. 11 military tribunal want to question

General News ABN AMRO has dropped its plans to launch cryptocurrency wallet “Wallie” due to regulatory concerns. The bank is now looking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory. Dubbed Forcefield, the platform has already signed on Accenture, Anglo American, CMST International, Hartree Partners, ING Bank, Macquarie, Mercuria and OCBC Bank. Forcefield has been turned into an independent company after a “successful” proof of concept phase. Calastone , a transactions network for the

The Independent reports a possible alien ocean may be hiding beneath the surface of Pluto suggesting alien life might be more likely than we thought, scientists believe. New research shows the dwarf planet could be wrapped in a gassy insulating layer, which keeps water trapped beneath its surface liquid, the report said. The study, led by Shunichi Kamata of Hokkaido University, might mean the universe is filled with far more alien oceans than previously realized, the newspaper reported. It also

Avengers' star Scarlett Johansson is now engaged and the world is elated to learn about the ecstatic news. After two years of dating, the actress has finally exchanged rings with her beau Colin Jost and it looks like the two are going to tie the knot very soon too. However, no

General News ABB , the international electrical engineering company, has collaborated with Italian energy aggregator Evolvere to deploy a blockchain jointly developed with blockchain-based platform Prosume. The pilot will enable transparent and secure p2p energy transactions, as well research blockchain’s role in the smart grids market. Bitstamp has launched an investigation after a large BTC sell order caused it to plummet 20% from around $7,800 to $6,250 in less than 30 minutes. The sell order

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Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Within the context of a more heightened state of affairs between the U.S. and Iran, American diplomats have just warned commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf face a risk of being “misidentified.” As a result, Iran has reminded the U.S. it should know all about terrorism, especially after shooting down one of its commercial airliners filled with Iranian passengers in 1988. Having already labeled the U.S a “terrorist nation,” Iran

BOSTON (CBS) — A child in New Hampshire has been diagnosed with measles, the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services announced Sunday. While the disease was infectious, the child visited multiple public places. According to