Uber Pulls Out of Southeast Asia, Selling Operation to Rival Grab

Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian operations to Grab, withdrawing from yet another fast-growing region to end a war of attrition with a fierce local rival. Under the agreement, Grab will acquire all of Uber’s operations in a region of 620 million people, including food delivery service UberEats. The U.S. ride-hailing behemoth in return gets a 27.5 percent stake in a combined entity and its chief…

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Male Birth Control Pill Is Effective And Safe, According To A Recent Trial

Scientists are one step closer to achieving gender parity, at least as far as birth control is concerned. While there are currently several contraceptive options targeted at women, there are only two for men – condoms and vasectomies. The good news is that there are various reversible male birth control prototypes currently undergoing clinical trials. And the latest, a male oral contraceptive called dimethandrolone undecanoate (DMAU), appears to be safe…

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A Prince Tribute Bloomed And Gave The Late Singer The Crown He Deserves

The mural took on new life on Easter Sunday when the bush just behind Stein’s mural flowered rapidly. Stein told Sacramento news station KCRA 3 that she didn’t even know the bush had flowers and that “someone accidentally dropped mulch in front of the mural, bringing extra nutrients to her yard.” Regardless of how big it gets, the tribute will surely only continue to be glorious. Kudos to you, Christine,…

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Jared Kushner’s Younger Brother Had Vowed To #MarchForOurLives. And He Did.

The Kushner brother had promised to attend the anti-gun violence rally in an earlier Instagram post. His girlfriend, model Karlie Kloss, also participated in the gathering. “Today, and every day, we will continue to fight for those things that are right. We will continue to fight for common sense. We will continue to fight for our lives,” Kloss wrote in a caption, quoting Tarr.  Josh Kushner made headlines earlier this…

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A Hurricane Flattens Facebook

Two weeks ago, Facebook learned that The New York Times, Guardian, and Observer were working on blockbuster stories based on interviews with a man named Christopher Wylie. The core of the tale was familiar but the details were new, and now the scandal was attached to a charismatic face with a top of pink hair. Four years ago, a slug of Facebook data on 50 million Americans was sucked down…

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Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76

Professor Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as the greatest physicist of our times died peacefully on Wednesday 14 March, his family told the media. He was 76. Hawking made his mark in the physics world with his work on black holes and the origins of the universe, which greatly expanded our understanding of the Big Bang. Features of the universe, such as the Hawking Radiation emitted by black holes will be a lasting…

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Crash of hockey team’s bus leaves at least 14 dead, police say

Myles Shumlanski, father of Broncos player Nick Shumlanski, told the Saskatoon Star Phoenix he went to the scene after getting a call from his son. “It was a disaster,” he said. “We had a crane lifting the bus.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his sympathy to the Humboldt community in a tweet, saying he was “unable to imagine” what the team’s parents must be going through. Words can not…

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Bus carrying Humboldt Broncos hockey team involved in crash; fatalities reported

UPDATE: RCMP in Sask. are confirming fatalities. We’re expecting an update soon. Here’s the statement from police. pic.twitter.com/ujXMDoxCUw — NEWS 1130 (@NEWS1130) April 7, 2018 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed there were fatalities in the crash on a highway in Tisdale, Saskatchewan. A semi-tractor apparently collided with the passenger bus, according to the CBC. I cannot imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to…

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Cambridge Analytica Execs Caught Discussing Extortion and Fake News

In a series of undercover videos filmed over the last year, Britain's Channel 4 News caught executives at Cambridge Analytica appear to say they could extort politicians, send women to entrap them, and help proliferate propaganda to help their clients. The sting operation was conducted as part of an ongoing investigation into Cambridge Analytica, a data consulting firm that worked for President Trump's 2016 campaign. The video follows an investigation…

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Gunman dead, two injured after shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland

Video Two teenagers shot by fellow student in Maryland Authorities hail school resource officer who engaged the gunman at Great Mills High School; Griff Jenkins reports from Maryland. A gunman who opened fire at Great Mills High School in Maryland was killed Tuesday after engaging an armed school resource officer, authorities said. The shooter, Austin Wyatt Rollins, 17, was the only fatality. Police said Rollins used a handgun to shoot…

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Palestinians hold day of mourning after 773 shot with live ammunition

At least 15 killed when Israeli soldiers open fire during mass demonstrations in Gaza Gaza hospitals, running low on blood and overstretched by the huge number of wounded, were reeling after one of the enclaves bloodiest days outside of open war, in which Israeli soldiers shot 773 people with live ammunition, according to the ministry of health. Fifteen of the wounded died, said the ministry spokesperson Dr Ashraf al-Qidra. Most…

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New Sabrina Casts Disney Channel Star As The New Harvey Kinkle!

Remember how big a crush you had on Harvey Kinkle? The hunky boy next door/straight guy crush material from Sabrina the Teenage Witch? Well, get ready for a brand new broom to sweep you clean off your feet, little witches, because Netflix has just cast Austin And Ally star Ross Lynch in their reboot! Played by Nate Richert on the original, Harvey was Sabrina’s high school sweetheart and undercover OTP,…

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