A legendary pro wrestler was attacked by a man who ran into the ring at a WWE Hall of Fame event at Barclays Center Saturday night. Authorities say a man from Nebraska charged into the WWE ring and tackled wrestling great Bret “The Hitman” Hart. Police arrested the attacker, who reportedly...
At least five people have been killed and several others injured after a car ploughed into a crowd outside primary school in northeastern China. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody following the crash in the city of Huludao in Liaoning province on Thursday, state broadcaster CCTV said. Security...
The “Big Mac” trademark is not exclusive to McDonald’s anymore, at least not in the EU. In a landmark ruling, McDonald's has lost the right to the trademark 'Big Mac' across the bloc to the Irish fast-food chain Supermac. “This is the end of McBully,” said Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh in...
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Justice has announced that, as of Sunday, women will receive text message notification from the court when their marital status changes. Under current law men in Saudi Arabia can obtain a divorce with a verbal statement verified in court while women must provide both a...
At least eight migrants have died and 86 have been rescued from a smugglers' boat after it starting sinking in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the Italian coast guard said. A search is ongoing to find any possible survivors. Italy's coastguard said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling...
Facebook BANS Bitcoin ads just days after Mark Zuckerberg praises virtual currency. Facebook is banning all advertisements for cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin and initial coin offerings, as part of an “intentionally broad” policy against deceptive marketers. Product management director Rob Leathern explained the decision in a blog post, saying Facebook will...
More than half of the world’s wild coffee could be at risk of extinction due to climate change, deforestation and disease, new research says. In an analysis of 124 known coffee species, scientists from the U.K.-based Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew found 75 (60%) are at risk of extinction. Thirteen of...
Poland’s counterintelligence agency has arrested and charged an employee of Chinese tech giant Huawei over spying allegations. According to Polish TV broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP), Huawei’s sales director and an ex-security agent were arrested on Tuesday by officers of the country’s Internal Security Agency, charged with espionage. The Huawei employee is...
Keepers were "well aware" of the risks of introducing two Sumatran tigers before the female was killed by her potential mate, London Zoo has said. The male, Asim, killed long-term resident Melati on Friday, 10 days after he was brought over from Denmark. Malcolm Fitzpatrick, senior curator of mammals, said introductions...
The Boeing Co. has not yet decided to proceed to develop its "New Midsized Airplane" (NMA) but it may soon decide whether to offer the prospective jets to commercial airlines and leasing agencies. If there is a market for the NMA, or the 797 aircraft, as it is sometimes...