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Trump says will go forward with border wall plans in California

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration will begin work on a section of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall in San Diego, at the request of the major California county.<p>"San Diego has asked us to go forward with their section of the wall in California and …

Donald Trump

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

raved

Is it possible to sleep with your eyes open?

Think of all the extra reading (or binge watching) you could do if your eyes stayed open all night. Or maybe not.<p>Not normally, but there is a …

Sleep

This surreal AI creature meets humans, then decides whether it wants to play with them

In the middle of London's Hyde Park lives a strange and wondrous creature. Its name is BOB, and it's an AI entity.<p>BOB ("Bag of Beliefs") is an art …

Artificial Intelligence

Fury as Italian town plans to host Nazi-themed re-enactment

Italy's anti-immigration party The League has sparked a furore in the town of Cologne Monzese, after its councillors sponsored a re-enactment of Nazi occupation with locals dressed up as SS officers.<p>The bizarre event, in which families were invited to visit a replica camp, was condemned by Italy's …

Pope, after Gaza violence, says 'defenseless' being killed in Holy Land

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in his Easter address on Sunday, called for peace in the Holy Land two days after 15 Palestinians were killed on the Israeli-Gaza border, saying the conflict there “does not spare the defenseless”.<p>The pope made his appeal in his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and …

Pope Francis

What causes knuckles to crack? Scientists now think they know

The sound of popping knuckles has long been a source of bafflement for scientists. Now researchers say they might have cracked its origins.<p>While previous research has shown that not all joints can make the sound, and that those that do can only be cracked once every 20 minutes or so, quite what is …

University of Alberta

At Long Last, Flat Earth Rocketeer Finally Manages to Blast Himself Into Sky at God Knows What Speed

Self-declared Flat Earth researcher and DIY steam rocket enthusiast “Mad” Mike Hughes has finally managed to prove the haters wrong about his ability …

Flat Earth Society

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

Flying

Theresa May under fire over Brexit transition deal

Senior Tories criticise concessions to Brussels on issues ranging from immigration to fisheries<p>Theresa May faced a storm of protest over a transition deal struck with Brussels after conceding a series of her high-profile Brexit demands and agreeing to the “back stop” plan of keeping Northern …

Great Britain

Russia claims foreign hackers are trying to interfere with its election

Russia, a country which has been accused numerous times of attempting to interfere with elections overseas, has claimed that its own presidential contest is under attack from foreign hackers.<p>Officials in Moscow said that the Russian Central Election Commission's website was hit by a coordinated …

Three Apple workers hurt walking into glass walls in first month at $5bn HQ

Employees in Apple Park, Apple’s grand new spaceship-style headquarters in California, keep walking into glass doors and windows.<p>Despite warnings from a building inspector that people would not be able to tell where the door ends and the wall begins, at least three Apple employees walked or ran …

Apple Park

China banned the letter 'N' from Weibo and WeChat

In some sort of Sesame Street 'Letter of the Day' nightmare situation, the letter N was temporarily banned on many of China's most popular social …

German village votes to keep 'Hitler bell'

Councilors in Herxheim am Berg in southwest Germany have voted to keep a controversial Nazi-era bell hanging at a local church. Some residents feared …

Decoding the Overlap between Autism and ADHD

Every morning, Avigael Wodinsky sets a timer to keep her 12-year-old son, Naftali, on track while he gets dressed for school. “Otherwise,” she says, …

Autism

$1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects

NEW DELHI — One of India’s largest commercial lenders said on Wednesday that it had detected fraudulent transactions worth $1.77 billion at just one of its branches, raising concerns about the possible impact across the banking sector at a time when the country is struggling to meet its economic …

Punjab National Bank

Canada's first female prime minister criticises women for having bare arms on television

Kim Campbell, the first female Prime Minister of Canada, has caused outrage in the country after criticising female newsreaders for having bare arms on television.<p>Ms Campbell, who served briefly as Prime Minister in 1993, said that women who wear sleeveless dresses "undermine [their] credibility …

U.S. May Seek to Put Pakistan on Terrorism-Finance List

NEW DELHI — The United States has indicated that it will seek to place Pakistan on a watch list of countries that are not doing enough to counter terrorism financing, threatening Islamabad with global isolation, according to a senior Pakistani official.<p>The United States is likely to introduce the …

Turkey plans assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdoğan urges US to support operation against Afrin enclave, which is intended to ‘purge terror’ from border<p>Turkey’s president has said the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria “in the coming days” and urged the US to support its efforts.<p>Recep …