Morocco pardons 11 imprisoned ‘Hirak’ protest supporters for Eid

Morocco pardons 11 imprisoned ‘Hirak’ protest supporters for Eid

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has pardoned 11 supporters of the “Hirak” protest movement on the occasion of Islam’s Eid al-Adha religious feast, their lawyer said on Tuesday. The 11 names appeared on a list of 889 people granted royal pardons published on Tuesday by the justice ministry, lawyer Mohamed Aghnaj told AFP. The supporters were […]

Trump Auto-Tariff Timetable Likely to Slip Amid Europe, Nafta Talks

Trump Auto-Tariff Timetable Likely to Slip Amid Europe, Nafta Talks

The Trump administration is likely pushing back its timetable for imposing tariffs on auto imports, easing concerns of many in the auto industry who have widely opposed the duties. The move, signaled in comments by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, came as administration officials are seeking to negotiate agreements with some of the world’s largest car-exporting countries. The […]

No, Kobe Bryant isn’t playing for the BIG3 next season

No, Kobe Bryant isn’t playing for the BIG3 next season

Kobe Bryant’s final game was the inspiration for the BIG3 basketball league, Ice Cube recently told Sports Illustrated, and it’s no secret that the entertainer has continuously lobbied the Los Angeles Lakers legend to join his cast of former NBA players. What was surprising was a report that Cube’s co-founder, Jeff Kwatinetz, told reporters on […]

Uber Appoints New Head of Finance as It Marches Toward an I.P.O.

Uber Appoints New Head of Finance as It Marches Toward an I.P.O.

SAN FRANCISCO — After a yearslong search, Uber has finally found a chief financial officer as it advances toward an initial public offering. The ride-hailing company said Tuesday that it had hired Nelson J. Chai, 53, a former executive at Merrill Lynch and CIT Group, to be its new chief financial officer. The appointment fills […]

Asia Argento ‘strongly’ denies she had sex with underage boy

Asia Argento ‘strongly’ denies she had sex with underage boy

Italian actress Asia Argento on May 19, 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. / AFP)ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images ORIG FILE ID: AFP_18I4F7(Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images) Two days after shocking allegations surfaced that #MeToo leader and Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento had sex with an underage boy and paid him hush money, the Italian […]

Devil May Cry 5 Puts A New Twist On Old Ideas

Devil May Cry 5 Puts A New Twist On Old Ideas

Devil May Cry 5 is somewhat of a homecoming for the series. Having been reimagined by British developer Ninja Theory in the excellent DmC: Devil May Cry, Capcom’s sword-swinging, monster-juggling action game is returning to the hands of its Japanese developer. Developed by an internal Capcom team, the fifth entry in the series feels like […]

West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus (WNV) infections have sharply increased in 2018 as compared to the previous 4 years. This is largely due to the early start of the 2018 transmission season in the WHO European Region, which normally lasts from July to October. This year’s season has been characterized by high temperatures and extended rainy spells, […]

UK posts biggest July government surplus in 18 years

UK posts biggest July government surplus in 18 years

The UK government this year ran its biggest July surplus since 2000, according to figures published on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics, giving Philip Hammond a boost as he looks to increase health sector funding. The Treasury collected £2bn more in revenue than it spent during the month, higher than the £1.1bn expected […]

Online sale flights 70 percent savings

Online sale flights 70 percent savings

There’s no better way to get over the winter blues than booking a holiday somewhere warm. More than a million people are expected to log on to Click Frenzy Travel when it kicks off at 7pm tonight – a 24 hour online sale offering flight and accommodation deals up to 70 percent off. “Aussies love […]