Year: 2019

Macron apologizes to Albania on wrong anthem at soccer game

Albania’s prime minister says French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to him after the wrong national anthem was played ahead of a European Championship qualifier between the two countries on Saturday. Edi Rama tweeted Sunday that Macron expressed “his sincere apology for the scandalous gaffe of the French Football Federation with our National Flag anthem!” […]

Get ripped fast with this ace gym workout tip for muscle growth

When it comes to building muscle mass, you have to keep an eye out on A) eating right B) sleeping/resting enough C) increasing the volume steadily. This last point is the top gym workout tip you need to follow if you want to build muscle mass and see real progress in the church of iron. […]

Stocks little changed, pound hits 6-week high

A gauge of global stocks held near flat on Monday after bouncing between gains and losses as investors questioned whether likely stimulus measures from the world’s central banks would be enough to deter slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week high in choppy trading. After two straight weeks of gains that boosted the S&P […]

Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote will be livestreamed on YouTube for the first time

In the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, Apple employees are busily preparing for the launch of this year’s iPhones, which rumors indicate will be called the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11R. As the most significant update since the iPhone X itself, Apple has finally relented and will be […]

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case

The Swedish prosecutor investigating a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday she had interviewed seven witnesses, including two not previously heard, but had yet to determine how to proceed in the case. Assange is serving a 50-week sentence in Britain for skipping bail after spending seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy […]

Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski

Jeff Passan reports that the Red Sox have fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. Assistant GMs Eddie Romero, Brian O’Halloran, and Zack Scott will handle Dombrowski’s responsibilities through the end of the season before addressing the role in the offseason. The Red Sox suffered a 10-5 loss to the Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball, […]

From hamman to rose water, these are the best beauty secrets we can steal from the past

Forget modern day innovations like CBD oil and Botox, sometimes turning to the past provides the best beauty secrets. Indeed, beauty secrets have been passed down through the generations in South Asian countries like Pakistan and India, as well as in the Middle East, for centuries. Whilst the past has served us some rather quirky […]

Time for shock and awe: Five questions for the ECB

This week’s European Central Bank meeting is shaping up as one of the most anticipated in years as the central bank gears up to boost a frail economy with a series of stimulus measures. A global trade war threatens to push the powerhouse German economy into recession and headwinds from Brexit are becoming stronger. No […]

DNS-over-HTTPS is the next default protection coming to Firefox

Mozilla has been testing and experimenting with DNS-over-HTTPS for some time, working with CDNs such as Cloudflare and Akamai. Having gained confidence in the performance and security benefits of encrypted DNS traffic, Mozilla seems ready to enable the feature by default. In Mozilla’s continued cadence of adding privacy protections, Mozilla will soon be adding DNS-over-HTTPS […]

New York governor urges halt to all vaping amid lung disease outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked the state’s Department of Health to issue guidance that will urge people to stop vaping amid concerns over a lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes that’s left hundreds ill around the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday the number of vaping-related illnesses jumped to at […]