Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 26. week,
 
 
  
 
23:58
- With Alphabet, Google faces a daunting challenge: organizing itself (Reuters)
nSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Googles self-professed mission is to organize the worlds information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how to organize itself.
23:56
- Theresa May urges councils to act on cladding fears (Daily Mail)
The Building Research Establishment told the government flammable cladding was being installed in tower blocks across the UK in April 2016 but said safety checks were 'not failing'.
23:56
- NHS data loss could have delayed treatment for thousands (Daily Mail)
The scandal occurred over a five year period when a private firm mislaid up to 709,000 items of medical correspondence between GPs and hospitals.
 
23:52
- Theresa May urges councils to act on cladding fears (Daily News)
The Building Research Establishment told the government flammable cladding was being installed in tower blocks across the UK in April 2016 but said safety checks were 'not failing'.
23:52
- NHS data loss could have delayed treatment for thousands (Daily News)
The scandal occurred over a five year period when a private firm mislaid up to 709,000 items of medical correspondence between GPs and hospitals.
23:41
- Police open fire on British tourists at Algarve resort (Daily News)
Around 50 anti-riot police were sent to the brash Oura strip in the Algarve resort town of Albufeira, Portugal, on Sunday night after ugly scenes sparked by a bar fight during an party.
23:37
- Police open fire on British tourists at Algarve resort (Daily Mail)
Around 50 anti-riot police were sent to the brash Oura strip in the Algarve resort town of Albufeira, Portugal, on Sunday night after ugly scenes sparked by a bar fight during an party.
23:27
- 15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia (Yahoo News)
The latest on the tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers that capsized, leaving at least six people dead.
 
23:21
- The Myanmar Military Has Detained Three Journalists for Unlawful Association (Time)
They were reporting on an anti-drug event organized by a rebel group
23:20
- Prison inmate, 29, had lesbian tryst with guard' (Daily News)
Sydnee Offord, 29, claims she 'groped and kissed' jailer Faron Selvage, 21, insider her cell at HMP Send in Surrey before the guard 'sent her naked selfies' after her release.
23:15
- Prison inmate, 29, had lesbian tryst with guard' (Daily Mail)
Sydnee Offord, 29, claims she 'groped and kissed' jailer Faron Selvage, 21, insider her cell at HMP Send in Surrey before the guard 'sent her naked selfies' after her release.
22:49
- How an 'angel' off-duty nurse prevented a tragedy (USA Today)
Off-duty nurse Amanda Smith spotted Ryan Parker, 4, slip under the water and saved him.
22:49
- UAE president receives Eid al-Fitr greeting in rare appearance since 2014 stroke (Yahoo News)
The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, made a rare public appearance on Sunday since suffering a stroke in 2014, state news agency WAM said, receiving well-wishers for the Muslim Eid a...
 
22:28
- In disaster's wake, BP doubles down on deepwater despite surging shale (Reuters)
THUNDER HORSE OIL PLATFORM, Gulf of Mexico (Reuters) - About 300 BP workers commute 150 miles here by helicopter, from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig ca...
22:18
- Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi (Yahoo News)
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A civil rights historical marker in Mississippi has been vandalized, obliterating information about black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped and lynched in 1955.
22:18
- Sea level rise is accelerating, with Greenland in leading role (Yahoo News)
Global sea level rise is accelerating as the Greenland Ice Sheet sheds more of its ice, scientists have found.  Given this quickening pace, it's possible that by the end of this century, sea level rise could threaten coastal ...
22:04
- Seven Sisters sightseer takes selfie on dangerous cliff (Daily Mail)
Images show one sightseer sitting on top of the cliff in East Sussex and taking a selfie, a few miles from where 50,000 tonnes of chalk gave way and collapsed into the sea, killing one woman.
22:01
- US high court looks to travel ban ruling and a possible retirement (Yahoo News)
The White House declined to comment Sunday on speculation that a pivotal US Supreme Court justice might announce his retirement on Monday, the last day of the high court's current session. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has cast th...
 
22:01
- Three CNN journalists resign after Russia-related article retracted (Yahoo News)
The Russia-related story, published on Thursday, reported Congress was investigating the ties of a Russian investment fund to an aide of U.S. President Donald Trump. CNN had reported an internal investigation by its management fo...
22:00
- Westbrook gives tearful, thankful MVP speech (USA Today)
Russell Westbrook got particularly emotional thanking his brother.
21:59
- Seven Sisters sightseer takes selfie on dangerous cliff (Daily News)
Images show one sightseer sitting on top of the cliff in East Sussex and taking a selfie, a few miles from where 50,000 tonnes of chalk gave way and collapsed into the sea, killing one woman.
21:55
- Hong Kong 20th Anniversary: Chris Patten, the Last Colonial Governor, Recalls th... (Time)
"I still have a lot of confidence in Hong Kong. But thats not because of Beijing, and its not because of London," says Chris Patten
21:52
- Schumer rips 'jaw-dropping' report (CNN)
Sen. Chuck Schumer slams the Republican health care bill after the CBO report showed the GOP replacement would leave millions more without health insurance by 2026.
 
21:51
- Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis (Yahoo News)
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday he would block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other members of the Gulf Cooperation ...
21:51
- Why This Mom Posted Her 3-Year-Old Son's Hospital Bill on Twitter (Yahoo News)
Ali Chandra posted two tweets showing how much her 3-year-old son's medical bills to show what it would cost if she wasn't insured.
21:44
- Hong Kong activists stage China protests ahead of Xi visit (Yahoo News)
Hong Kong saw multiple protests Monday ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain. Pro-democracy activists including high-profile student campaigner Joshua Wong dr...
21:38
- What you need to know about Trumps travel ban (New York Post)
Highlights of Mondays US Supreme Court decision allowing a limited version of the Trump administrations travel ban to go into effect: 90-day travel ban Countries it applies to: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen Who can ...
 
21:29
- Man arrested for killing his son wanted to get back at wife for divorce: cops (New York Post)
A California man who was arrested on suspicion of his son's murder had been plotting to kill the 5-year-old as a way to get back at his mother during their divorce, authorities say. While cops have still not found the boy's body, ...
21:10
- Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo's cancer beyond surgery: wife (Reuters)
BEIJING (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo's liver cancer is beyond treatment by surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Liu's wife said in a video, as worries deepen among supporters over his treatment by t...
21:00
- Here's where GOP senators stand on the health bill (CNN)
Senate Republicans rolled out their health care plan Thursday, and within hours the bill was already on shaky ground.
20:59
- More women are concerned about cyberbullying than men (New York Post)
Talk about macho men. A group called ReportLinker conducted a study of cyberbullying that found 45 percent of young women were very concerned about being attacked on social media while 38 percent of young men say they are not conc...
 
20:54
- NBA Awards 2017: Russell Westbrook, Draymond Green take home hardware (USA Today)
A look at all of the award winners unveiled at the inaugural NBA Awards show on Monday night.
20:54
- IMG Academy's 'freakish' OT readying for anticipated debut (USA Today)
IMG Academy's 'freakish' offensive lineman Daniel Faalele readying for anticipated debut
20:51
- Without Evidence, Pres. Trump Accuses Pres. Obama 'Colluded or Obstructed&a... (Yahoo News)
In recent tweets, the president appears to acknowledge that the Russians interfered in the 2016 election, but he's pointing blame at his predecessors' actions.
20:51
 
20:51
- The Utah Wildfire Has Grown to Become the Largest Active Fire in the U.S. (Time)
The fire has grown to 72 square miles and burned 13 homes
20:44
- Thunder's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP, but award show does him no favors (USA Today)
Westbrook earned his hardware, but the timing of the NBA's show did him no favors.
20:44
- Near death: Man plucked from edge of waterfall (USA Today)
A California Highway Patrol helicopter and the Truckee Fire Protection District rescued Kalani Tuiono from near death in the Yuba River.
20:42
- 60-Year-Old Prisoner Captured After Being on the Run for 32 Years (Yahoo News)
Steven Dishman had been on the run for more than 30 years, authorities said.
20:40
- Jared Kushner Has Hired a New Power Lawyer to Represent Him in the Russia Probe (Time)
Abbe Lowell was chief minority counsel during the Bill Clinton impeachment case
 
20:39
- Social Media Giants Step Up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content (Slashdot)
Social media giants Facebook, Google's YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms. From a report: Responding to ...
20:38
- Syria could be preparing another chemical attack, White House says (CNN)
The White House said that there are "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" by the Syrian regime and warned the country's president, Bashar al-Assad, of a "heavy price" if one is carried out.
20:35
- Vinny Gorgeous wants life sentence tossed over ineffective counsel (New York Post)
Wiseguy Vincent "Vinny Gorgeous" Basciano has filed yet another appeal of his life sentence for the 2004 murder of a renegade underling. Citing ineffective counsel, the ex-mob boss wants a federal judge to toss his conviction and...
20:29
- White House says Syrias Assad is preparing another chemical attack, warns he wou... (Washington Post)
Press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States had detected evidence of preparations for a chemical attack similar to those that preceded a deadly strike in April.
 
20:06
- The White House Says Assad May Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack (Time)
The White House has provided no immediate evidence to back up its claims
19:57
- Teen hiking with girlfriend dies after falling off cliff (New York Post)
RIFLE, Colo. Authorities say a 17-year-old boy fell to his death from a cliff in western Colorado. The Garfield County Sheriffs Office says the Rifle teen, whose name has not been released, was with his girlfriend on the edge of ...
19:56
- Pharmacist gets 9 years for deadly meningitis outbreak (USA Today)
Pharmacist Barry Cadden, who once headed New England Compounding Center (NECC), gets nine years in prison in deadly meningitis outbreak.
 
19:44
- Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access (Yahoo News)
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday highlighted the economic impact the company is having on India in a meeting with its prime minister as the iPhone maker seeks deeper access to the world's third-largest smartphone market behind the Uni...
19:40
- Patriots' Tom Brady voted No. 1 on NFL Network's 'Top 100' list for second time (USA Today)
Patriots star quarterback becomes first player voted No. 1 by his peers two times.
19:37
- New Study Explains Why Trump's 'Sad' Tweets Are So Effective (Slashdot)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: During his campaign and presidency, Donald Trump has used Twitter to circumvent traditional media broadcasters and speak directly to the masses. He is particularly known for one ...
19:36
- Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative': Germany (Yahoo News)
By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - A list of 13 demands submitted by four Arab states to Qatar as a condition to lift their boycott on the Gulf country is "very provocative" because some items challenge Doha's sovereignty, Germa...
19:30
- U.S. threatens Syria, says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack (Reuters)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is preparing for another chemical weapons attack and it warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad he and his military would "pay a heavy price" i...
 
19:26
- AirAsia plane 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Australia (Yahoo News)
An AirAsia flight to Malaysia was forced back to Australia Sunday due to a technical problem, with one passenger saying the plane was "shaking like a washing machine". The Airbus A330 from Perth to Kuala Lumpur experienced proble...
19:26
- People Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr 2017 Around The World (Yahoo News)
After a month of fasting, millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate one of their biggest religious festivals, Eid Al-Fitr, starting this Sunday.
19:26
- Global sea level rise accelerates since 1990, study shows (Yahoo News)
By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland's ice sheet pouring ever more water into the oceans, scientists said on Monday. S...
19:22
- White House says Syria may be preparing chemical attack, warns of heavy consequ... (New York Post)
WASHINGTON The White House says it has found potential evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued an ominous statement Monday evening that says the U.S. has identified...
 
19:17
- Rubbish on UK beaches is choking the life out of seabirds (Daily News)
Greenpeace has found bottles, bags, packaging and plastic fragments on every one of the 30 beaches it studied in Scotland, increasing fear that seabirds are being affected by the rubbish.
19:16
- CNN journalists resign over Russian story snafu (USA Today)
Three veteran CNN journalists with impressive investigative credentials have resigned
19:15
- Men arrested after alleged kidnap victim finds video of them raping her (New York Post)
Two men from Florida were arrested after allegedly kidnapping a woman who later discovered a cellphone video of them sexually assaulting her unconscious body. James Edgerton, 37, and Johnnie Tindell, 37, face charges for kidnappin...
19:15
- US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack (BBC - USA)
US warns Syria of "heavy price" over "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack".
 
19:12
- Rubbish on UK beaches is choking the life out of seabirds (Daily Mail)
Greenpeace has found bottles, bags, packaging and plastic fragments on every one of the 30 beaches it studied in Scotland, increasing fear that seabirds are being affected by the rubbish.
19:08
- Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia (Yahoo News)
GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said.
19:07
- Kenyon Martin on Knicks president Phil Jackson: 'He's asleep at the wheel' (USA Today)
Former New York Knicks player Kenyon Martin ripped into Phil Jackson at the Big3 tournament
19:04
- Zillow Threatens To Sue Blogger For Using Its Photos For Parody (Slashdot)
Kate Wagner is facing potential legal charges by real estate Zillow for allegedly violating the site's terms of service by reproducing images from their site on her blog. Wagner's blog is called McMansion Hell -- a Tumblr blog tha...
19:03
- President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Exchange Hugs and Herald... (Time)
Though some tensions arose during the inaugural meeting between the two populist leaders
 
18:58
- OnPolitics Today: Trump gets a Supreme Court win (USA Today)
Monday's Supreme Court decision to let President Trump's travel ban go into effect looks like a win, if you squint.
18:50
- Top US court to tackle religion, gay rights in wedding cake case (Yahoo News)
The US Supreme Court agreed Monday to review whether a Colorado baker discriminated against a gay couple by refusing to make their wedding cake on religious grounds. The high court took up the case exactly two years after it lega...
18:41
- NBA Awards 2017: Follow along as league reveals MVP, other winners (USA Today)
A look at all of the award winners unveiled at the inaugural NBA Awards show on Monday night.
18:40
- Brazils Crisis Deepens as President Michel Temer Is Accused of Corruption (Time)
Temer has denied wrongdoing and said he refuses to resign
18:38
- U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone. (New York Times)
The trust fund to finance the U.N.s anti-cholera plan is nearly broke. Members are balking at paying. And a class-action lawsuit continued to dog the U.N.
 
18:38
- President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Charged With Corruption (New York Times)
Days after a poll showed his approval rating at 7 percent, the lowest for a Brazilian president in nearly 30 years, Mr. Temer was accused of taking a $152,000 bribe.
18:34
- UK's last governor demands China honour its word to HK (Yahoo News)
The world is watching Hong Kong as a "test case" of whether Chinese promises mean anything, Britain's last governor said ahead of the 20th anniversary of his tearful departure from the city. Chinese President Xi Jinping will visi...
18:26
- Uber driver sexually assaulted sleeping passenger: cops (New York Post)
LOS ANGELES Police have arrested an Uber driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger after she fell asleep during a ride in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Department Capt. William Hayes says Monday that Alaric Spence p...
18:25
- Alleged killer, 15, 'texted pal to say he'd be arrested' (Daily Mail)
The suspected killer allegedly waited for Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes (pictured), also 15, to leave his school in Willesden, north London, before knifing him in the chest.
18:25
- Grenfell Tower inquests begin with Isaac Paulos evidence (Daily Mail)
The body of five-year-old Isaac Paulos, who lived with his family on the 18th floor, was found on the 13th floor, Westminster Coroner's Court was told.
 
18:25
- British Sikh couple told they cannot adopt a white child (Daily Mail)
Sandeep and Reena Mander, a British couple from Berkshire, said they were advised to adopt a child from India despite telling an agency they were happy with any ethnic background.
18:25
- Nigerian fraudsters face jail for 10million scam (Daily Mail)
The crew used stolen personal details from the Civil Service Sports Council, to make fraudulent claims over a four-year period, getting away with nearly 2,500,000.
18:25
- Globe-trotting royals are costing us a king's ransom (Daily Mail)
The invoice, for Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall to go on a tour to Romania, Italy and Austria this March, is expected to be the most expensive trip taken by a Royal in the past year.
18:25
- Head of doctors' union claims crisis caused by government (Daily Mail)
Dr Chaand Nagpaul said the Government had persistently underfunded the Health Service to accelerate the takeover by for-profit firms.
18:25
- Report reveals places with the slowest broadband speeds  (Daily Mail)
Eleven local authorities failed to reach a proposed legal minimum speed of ten megabits per second (mbps), analysis by consumer group Which? found.
 
18:25
- Family pay tribute to mother killed in Grenfell Tower fire (Daily Mail)
Mary Mendy, 52, lived on the 20th floor of the Kensington residential block with her artist daughter Khadija Saye and tragically died when a fire ripped through the building on June 14.
18:25
- Calls for cigarette-style warnings for sweet packets (Daily Mail)
Doctors and dentists are calling for cigarette-style warnings on sweet packets in the UK to help warn children off sugar, with pictures of rotten teeth and fat children suggested.
18:21
- Alleged killer, 15, 'texted pal to say he'd be arrested' (Daily News)
The suspected killer allegedly waited for Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes (pictured), also 15, to leave his school in Willesden, north London, before knifing him in the chest.
18:21
- Grenfell Tower inquests begin with Isaac Paulos evidence (Daily News)
The body of five-year-old Isaac Paulos, who lived with his family on the 18th floor, was found on the 13th floor, Westminster Coroner's Court was told.
18:21
- British Sikh couple told they cannot adopt a white child (Daily News)
Sandeep and Reena Mander, a British couple from Berkshire, said they were advised to adopt a child from India despite telling an agency they were happy with any ethnic background.
 
18:21
- Nigerian fraudsters face jail for 10million scam (Daily News)
The crew used stolen personal details from the Civil Service Sports Council, to make fraudulent claims over a four-year period, getting away with nearly 2,500,000.
18:21
- Globe-trotting royals are costing us a king's ransom (Daily News)
The invoice, for Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall to go on a tour to Romania, Italy and Austria this March, is expected to be the most expensive trip taken by a Royal in the past year.
18:21
- Head of doctors' union claims crisis caused by government (Daily News)
Dr Chaand Nagpaul said the Government had persistently underfunded the Health Service to accelerate the takeover by for-profit firms.
18:21
- Report reveals places with the slowest broadband speeds  (Daily News)
Eleven local authorities failed to reach a proposed legal minimum speed of ten megabits per second (mbps), analysis by consumer group Which? found.
18:20
- Family pay tribute to mother killed in Grenfell Tower fire (Daily News)
Mary Mendy, 52, lived on the 20th floor of the Kensington residential block with her artist daughter Khadija Saye and tragically died when a fire ripped through the building on June 14.