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Don't try to sing like Cher

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:09
If you ever run into Cher, don't start singing her hits.

Extinction Rebellion: What do they want and is it realistic?

Science & Nature - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:58
The UK needs to move to net zero CO2 emissions by 2025 say protestors but how hard would that be to achieve?

The history of plastic in the sea

Science & Nature - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 16:12
A metal box which has been dragged around the ocean first discovered a plastic bag sixty years ago.

Early ocean plastic litter traced to 1960s

Science & Nature - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:48
Scientists "accidentally" record the history of ocean plastic, including what may have been the first plastic bag to be fished out of the ocean.

EPL player claims he doesn't know what a Nazi salute is

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:23
Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey showed a "lamentable degree of ignorance" of Adolf Hitler and Fascism despite being cleared of performing a Nazi salute in a photograph taken at a team dinner, according to a report published by a Football Association (FA) panel.

Bahrain revokes citizenship of 138 in mass trial

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:05
Bahrain has revoked the nationality of 138 people convicted of terrorism in a mass trial, according to the kingdom's state news agency.

Georgia Engel, 'Everybody Loves Raymond' star, has died

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 14:07
Georgia Engel, who played the soft-spoken and innocent Georgette Franklin on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," has died. She was 70.

Sterling K. Brown joining 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:45
Sterling K. Brown has revealed some exciting news about a very popular television show and no, we're not talking about "This Is Us."

'Bless This Mess' shows TV can't go back to 'Green Acres'

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:44
There aren't a lot of laughs, it turns out, in a politically fractious America, the kind that divided the country's map into color-coded swatches of red and blue.

Microplastics found in 'pristine' Pyrenees mountains

Science & Nature - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:26
Scientists from Scotland and France spent five months monitoring the secluded site in the Pyrenees.

Jerome Guery wins in Mexico City

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:25

Schoolgirls expelled for drawing on President's picture

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:16
Three schoolgirls who were detained in Burundi for doodling on a picture of the President have been expelled from school following their release from jail, Human Rights Watch told CNN.

Woods' win has Nicklaus 'shaking in my boots'

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:12
The back pain was excruciating at times, but nothing like the shame.

Six minutes cut from 'Game of Thrones' season premiere in China

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:03
China-based fans of "Game of Thrones" missed out on six minutes of violence, prostitutes and coarse language which was cut from the premiere of the show's final season on Sunday.

Measuring the architectural loss of Notre Dame fire

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 07:49
It is poignant that the great cathedral of Notre Dame is probably receiving as much attention now, as its fate hangs in the balance, than at any other time in its 850-year history. Rarely has the destruction of an historic work of architecture generated so much public emotion.

Huawei's rise to the top wasn't pretty

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:23
Huawei is one of the biggest and most controversial tech companies on the planet. Its products are at the heart of a clash between the United States and China that is straining longstanding alliances and may define the future of the internet.

Jack Ma endorses China's controversial 12 hours a day, 6 days a week work culture

World - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 02:05
One of China's richest men has been criticized for endorsing the controversial culture of 12-hour workdays in the country's red-hot tech industry, saying employees who worked longer hours will get the "rewards of hard work."

Aretha Franklin earns posthumous Pulitzer Prize

Entertainment - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 01:49
The Queen of Soul is now a Pulitzer Prize winner.
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