The United States hasn't been the only nation curtailing its immigration opportunities for families around the world. The British Supreme Court ruled Wednesday an income-test for all arriving spouses
It’s no secret that “Love & Hip Hop New York” Season 7 star Yandy Smith and Mendeecees’ baby mother Samantha Wallace do not see eye-to-eye, but it seems like the mother of one wants respect from
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian online marketplace Snapdeal is to lay off 600 employees and its founders will forego their salaries as the company struggles to turn a profit in a market increasingly dominat
The objects were found inside a pot in Dumfries and Galloway and include items such as a gold bird-shaped pin, an enamelled Christian cross and silk from modern-day Istanbul as well as silver and c
As part of the Pokémon Day celebration, The Pokémon Company has decided to give Pikachu a new hat. Since the Santa Hat Pikachu that appeared in-game during the holiday season proved to be successful,
Less than a week after releasing his self-titled album, Future is returning with another album. Titled “HNDRXX,” the rapper’s latest project will be out by the end of the week and will feature 17 son
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.
After weeks of speculation that John Cena would team up with Nikki Bella to take on The Miz and Maryse at WrestleMania 33, the rumor appears to be true. The feud was established on Tuesday’s edition
Throughout his successful campaign and into the first weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump has repeatedly emphasized the urgency of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. But amid his and
Chad Johnson shook things up during Season 12 of “The Bachelorette” and now he’s turning Nick Viall’s season of “The Bachelor” on it’s head.
A major war may be coming to the U.S., and that has Americans anxious. In a poll published Wednesday by NBC News and SurveyMonkey, a majority of people living in the U.S. said they feared a military
Serbian manufacturer Engine Development and Production unveiled its prototype unmanned helicopter that will be invisible to radar at an arms fair in Abu Dhabi.
A Black Lives Matter co-founder said Monday that African-Americans and black immigrants should “rise up” and “defend each other” in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders aimed at tigh
A team of researchers from the Planck Institute in Germany found that people would prefer not to know the future because they enjoy the feeling of suspense and wish to avoid regret (stock image).
This is what keeps Airbnb hosts up at night: The prospect that a guest's "quiet weekend away" is actually a front for an epic rager. Enter Party Squasher: A router-connected black box that purports t
Three salespeople at FlexiSpy say they can help install malware on another's device, regardless of whether they gave permission. Lawyers are concerned about potential breaches of the Wiretap Act.
A retired Australian defense general has warned officials to avoid freedom of navigation operations close to Chinese artificial islands in the South China Sea. Former Chief of Air Force and then Defe
SpaceX has delayed its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday due to a navigation error and following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.
NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has found a signal at the center of the neighboring Andromeda galaxy that could indicate the presence of the mysterious stuff known as dark matter. The gamma-ray
For the first time, scientists have measured quantum criticality by developing a thin membrane suspended in air by very narrow bridges, thereby forming a 'nano-trampoline'. This enabled specific heat
Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy.
As the country celebrates the Black History Month, the topic of income inequality has raised many eyebrows. While African-Americans earned the right to vote in the 1960s, the United States only got i
You must use the Force to avoid opening these awesome throwback <em>Star Wars</em> toys. The post Hasbro's New Star Wars Toys Come in Sicknasty Old-School Packaging appeared first on WIRE
This week, Wednesday is more than just Hump Day — it's National Margarita Day. An unofficial holiday held annually on Feb. 22, National Margarita Day is an observance almost everyone can get behind.
“Shades of Blue” actress Jennifer Lopez has only become more stunning with age. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the 47-year-old singer-actress gave her millions of Instagram followers a close-up look at her gor
The majority of reports originate in the UK and Europe, although others have reported issues in Australia. Problems with the site began at 9am GMT (4am ET).
The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, Restaurant Brands International, said Tuesday it will acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, the company famous for its Cajun cuisine,
Telecom giant Bharti Airtel has acquired a “strategic equity stake” in financial technology company Seynse Technologies for an undisclosed amount.The acquisition was carried out through Bharti Airte.
Reports emerged Tuesday that Apple might be working on a Siri-based speaker called Siri Hub, which would compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Now it seems the rumor was unfounded — according
George Washington, the first president of the United States, was born on Feb. 22, 1732, and this year marks his 285th birthday. Washington was born in a Virginia plantation family and played a key ro
Canada will continue to accept refugees crossing the borders illegally from the United States despite opposition from conservative lawmakers, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Howe
The Department of Homeland Security announced plans to enforce President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration Tuesday, and based on ample research regarding the impact of foreign-born resid
A Swedish city councillor’s proposal to allow Swedes a one-hour paid break from work to go home and have sex with their partners in an effort to boost people’s relationships is taking the internet by
Alt-right speaker and conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos has always made headlines for wrong reasons. On Tuesday, he resigned from his position as senior editor at Breitbart News for his contr
Five more people were indicted and charged with felony rioting by a grand jury in the Superior Court of D.C. on Tuesday over events related to protests on President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, b
Nick Cannon just slammed and threatened the National Enquirer with a lawsuit on social media. The rapper did these after learning about what the tabloid is planning to publish about him and his priva
Legal experts are filing a petition. They want the federal government to step in and bring Crispr back to the people. The post The Long-Shot Bid to Put Crispr in the Hands of the People appeared firs
With the 89th Academy Awards set to take place Sunday evening, many movie buffs and casual observers alike may be wondering how much the Hollywood extravaganza costs. It's a night in which filmmakers
Sean Kingston was badly beaten up by the rap group Migos at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon, TMZ reported. The brawl started after someone from Kingston’s camp fir
Scientists from Illinois State University demonstrated how the ground can collapse during an earthquake using a tub of sand. The phenomenon of the ground collapsing in this way is called liquefactio
ABC is wrapping up “How To Get Away With Murder” Season 3 with a two-hour finale on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 9 to 11 p.m. EST. Questions surrounding the events that led to Wes’ (Alfred Enoch) death and th
Russia is not preparing a psychological dossier on U.S. President Donald Trump, the Kremlin said Wednesday, dismissing an NBC News report that said otherwise. The Monday report by the American news o
President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric during his campaign to win the presidential election led to a global trend in increasingly divisive politics, Amnesty International's 2016/17 annual repo
WhatsApp is making a drastic update to its app, turning it for the first time into a platform for passively consuming content.
Judicial Watch, a conservative group attempting to get access to State Department records related to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, was denied permission on Tuesday after a federal judge ruled that
Astronomers using the European Space Agency’s (ESA) XMM-Newton space telescope have discovered a pulsar nearly 50 million light-years from Earth. In a study published Monday in the journal Science, a
Researchers from Carthage College in Wisconsin discovered the house in Israel, which they believe dates back to the late first or early second century AD.
Katy Perry’s boyfriend Orlando Bloom was all smiles when he landed in Los Angeles yesterday, so it wasn’t that obvious that the “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” star actually got in
Customers will be able to request a balloon that would provide them with mobile signal for major events or help connect them in the wake of natural disasters.
“Stranger Things” Season 2 is one of the most highly anticipated shows this year, so it’s no surprise that David Harbour and most of the other cast members are feeling the pressure of delivering an i
The family of Chanel Lewis, who has been accused of rape and murder of Karina Vetrano, claimed that the 20-year-old was being discriminated against after two crowdfunding efforts for the accused kill
President Donald Trump is keeping his campaign promise to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) unveiled Tuesday two memos detailing how the new admini
Almost every network today airs at least one time-travel show. NBC added a new series to this already saturated market with “Timeless.” Although the premise is more or less similar to existing shows
“The Blacklist: Redemption” will be premiering this week, and it looks like fans will learn the reason why Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) leaves the original “The Blacklist” from the get-go.
By focusing on skills, collaboration and the citizen in its transformation strategy, government has set an ambitious plan for digital public services which deserves widespread support
Researchers from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands discovered that the petals have an extremely thin outer layer - or epidermis - that acts as an optical film.
Now that Snapchat — or Snap Inc., as the parent company is now formally known — is going public, its founders Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy are in for a windfall from the valuation of the company’s
Michael Fassbender isn’t the only A-list Hollywood actor set to appear in Ridely Scott’s highly anticipated “Alien: Covenant,” a sequel to the hit movie, “Prometheus.” It turns out that “Spiderman” a
Coverage of President Trump may eclipse that of any single human being ever. I discovered several truths about our digital media ecosystem when I tuned it out.
Mars, GSK and Deutsche Bank help CA Technologies with its Step into Stem event designed to encourage young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths
Commissioning of new housing in Ukraine, excluding the occupied Crimea, decreased by 15.2% in 2016 from 2015, to 9.367 million square meters, according to Ukraine's State Statistics Service.
An informal blockade of goods flowing out of uncontrolled territory in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, entered its third week on February 21. Activists and opposition lawmakers are particularly focused on st
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to cancel Kyiv-based Fortuna-Bank's banking license and liquidate it, as was proposed by the Ukrainian Deposit Guarantee Fund, according to the regul
The UN Security Council paid public tribute to late Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin on Tuesday – but tensions simmered behind the scenes, as Ukraine blocked a more formal statement of condolen
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) estimates the country may lose up to US$ 2 billion in forex revenue if the blockade of trade, including in coal, with occupied Donbas continues.
Roger Rubin, The Sports Xchange Witness the tug-of-war between ownership and the Major League Baseball Players Association unfolding over rule changes to speed the pace of play in the game.
The government has decreed that state ventures and commercial enterprises have to invest 50% of their profits for 2016 on behalf of the state. The decree excludes health treatment facilities for inpat
The new digital economy is expected to be great for professional women. But research shows that women ask for less when pay is less structured and certain. Could the new way of work be setting us up t
The UK's annual growth rate was downgraded from a first estimate of 2 per cent to 1.8 per cent in 2016, despite registering a better than expected expansion at the end of the year.
In some "tough love" shown to banks by the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday, while bankers are yet to digest the suggestions, it could well be a turning point for the public sector banks.
Business transactions at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT), country's first International Financial Services Centre, has crossed USD 2 billion mark and is likely to grow manifold in the
While three members highlighted the need to change the stance from accommodative to neutral, four mentioned that inflation excluding food and fuel remains â??stickyâ?ť at close to 5 percent
Faster remonetisation and return of discretionary consumer demand will push economic activity in the latter part the fiscal, opined RBI Governor Urjit Patel while voting for no cut in interest rate
India's power sector will continue to be dominated by coal over the coming decade despite significant growth in cleaner fuels or renewables, says BMI Research.
The cost of recapitalising India's struggling banks would be affordable even under a negative scenario, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, urging government steps to strengthen the f