Andrew Mwandawiro

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15 biggest cruise ships in the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry.<p>But the current largest passenger ship in the world is hardly one of a …

Royal Caribbean

7 of the biggest misconceptions about bipolar disorder

Like, that it stops you living a normal life<p>Though we might have come a long way in recent years in reducing the stigma around mental health conditions, there's still a long way to go - especially when it comes to properly understanding certain conditions, like bipolar.<p>To help with this, we spoke …

Mental Health

Waffle House shooting: Suspect in killing of four taken into custody after manhunt

Travis Jeffrey Reinking, 29, is accused of gunning down four people while wearing nothing but a green jacket at a Waffle House on Sunday morning.<p>The man suspected of killing four people and wounding four others after opening fire inside a Tennessee Waffle House has been arrested following an …

Crime

A van speeds across Toronto sidewalks, leaving 10 pedestrians dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said.<p>Saunders said the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, Ontario, was in …

Toronto

Port of Southampton Welcomes Norwegian Bliss

Port of Southampton is due to welcome a couple of new cruise ships during the next 7 days.<p>Norwegian Bliss debuts at the docks today, April 21, and …

Verne Troyer, actor who was Mini-Me in Austin Powers films, dies aged 49

Family announces death on social media sites Statement: ‘Verne was an extremely caring individual’<p>The actor Verne Troyer has died, according to a statement posted to his social media pages on Saturday. He was 49.<p>Troyer, who was 2ft 8in tall, found fame in Mike Myers’ Austin Powers spy spoof movies …

Austin Powers

Sexual Harassment Was Rampant at Coachella 2018

<i>Trigger warning: This article contains multiple stories describing sexual assault.</i><p>The annual Coachella music festival always promises a few things for my social media feeds: selfies in front of a ferris wheel, an array of photogenic and overpriced foods, and extravagant pool parties that are …

Sexual Harassment

Nigerians debate giving 10% of their income to the church

<b>Many Nigerian Christians believe it is compulsory to give 10% of their income to the church. But, Yemisi Adegoke writes, others say this practice, known as tithing, means poor people are funding the extravagant lifestyles of some of Nigeria's richest people - charismatic preachers.</b><p>"Anyone who is …

Charisma

George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

HOUSTON (AP) — They met at a Christmas dance. She was 16. He was 17.Three years later they were married. The couple stayed together for 73 years, …

George W. Bush

How Sky Diving Cured My Depression

The door swung open 13,000 feet above the Arabian Peninsula, and I was sure this was the worst decision I had made in my entire life. Hindsight has since proven the opposite, but in the moment I recall my uneasiness multiplying as I noticed how calm everyone else in the plane seemed, looking almost …

Skydiving

Samsung taken to court over its lack of Android updates

• A case against Samsung is now in Dutch court, where the company will have to defend itself against consumer advocacy group Consumentenbond.<br>• The case revolves around Samsung’s alleged lack of software updates to some of its Android devices.<br>• If Consumentenbond wins the case, it could have some serious …

Congrats Dropbox!

I wrote Dropbox their first investment check on June 26, 2007. What strikes me as I look at a copy of the check is that Drew and Arash must have been …

Startups

Cambridge Analytica CEO Suspended One Day After Release Of Hidden Camera Report

<b>Updated at 3:55 p.m. ET</b><p>Cambridge Analytica has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix. The London-based company, which is accused of using data from 50 million Facebook users to influence the 2016 presidential campaign, announced the move Tuesday afternoon — one day after the release of a video that …

Cambridge Analytica

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure.<p>Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity.<p>The problem with trying to find a hangover cure is that many aspects …

FIU bridge collapse: At least 4 killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida college collapses

A newly installed bridge touted as a feat of engineering collapsed on Florida International University's campus Thursday, killing at least four …

Sandra Bullock Cried While Meeting 'Black Panther' Cast (Video)

“That says a lot about where we are in this world, and in the world of superheroes,” Oscar winner says<p>Everyone and their mother loves “Black Panther. …

The world’s biggest drinkers meet the EU’s toughest alcohol laws

On a Friday night a team of two police officers and three officials from the Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control Department (DTACD), carry out a number of raids in Lithuania's second largest city, Kaunas.<p>They aren’t looking for drug dealers, or tobacco smugglers but for vendors who are selling …

The showdown over the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Of all the political and cultural issues that divide red states from blue ones, none is more volatile than guns and who can carry them.<p>Conservative …

Guns

A Triumphant First Launch for Elon Musk's Giant Rocket

SpaceX’s 27-engine Falcon Heavy successfully blasted off from Florida with a cherry-red Tesla convertible in tow.<p><i>Updated on February 6 at 7:29 p.m. ET</i><p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Seven years ago, the Falcon Heavy was a model rocket, sitting on a table in a conference room in Washington, D.C., in front of …

Space Travel

The Latest: 40-year commitment for girl in Slender Man case

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for one of two Wisconsin girls who stabbed a classmate to win favor with fictional horror character Slender Man (all times local):<p>3:55 p.m.<p>A judge has sentenced a Wisconsin girl to the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing a …

Crime

British People Are So Lonely That They Now Have a Minister for Loneliness

The U.K. has appointed a minister for loneliness to deal with what Prime Minister Theresa May called “the sad reality of modern life” for too many …

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Psychology

Trump, mocking questions on his mental state, tweets he is a 'stable genius'

President Trump, likely responding to discussion of his mental state raised in a new tell-all book, took to Twitter Saturday to brand himself a "very stable genius," saying his two greatest assets are mental stability and being smart.<p>The tweet burst erupted in the morning from Camp David on a day …

Donald Trump

Doctors Are Sharing Their Stupidest And Funniest Patient Stories, And It’s Hilarious

Nobody <i>really</i> likes going to the doctors do they? I mean, that antiseptic smell, the silence of the waiting room except for the odd groan and sniffle, …

The Surprising Origins of 5 Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights that begins this year on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 12, commemorates the rededication of the …

Franken resigns

The Minnesota Democrat will step down from the Senate within weeks after multiple claims of groping and unwanted sexual advances.<p>Sen. Al Franken said on Thursday that he would resign after seven women came forward in recent weeks and said he groped or tried to forcibly kiss them, capping a stunning …

Donald Trump

The World According to Jeff Goldblum | GQ

Jeff Goldblum lives the life we all want to live when we’re 65 and impossibly handsome. And a clotheshorse. And a massive flirt. Meet your delightfully weird (and weirdly delightful) new hero.<p><b>Five decades of</b> Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The …

How The Women Of The KKK Helped Architect A Hate Movement

Until relatively recently, it looked as though the Ku Klux Klan was receding into the annals of American history. But given that everything is topsy …

The world's first underwater restaurant is here and it is a thing of Instagram dreams

You don't even need a snorkel.<p>Unless you've got a phobia of fish, it is likely we have found the world's most incredible restaurant, which offers a jaw-dropping view while you eat.<p>Sitting a whopping 16ft below sea level, the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives will be like no other place you …

Correction: New Mexico-Library Shooting story

In a story Aug. 31 about a deadly shooting at a New Mexico public library, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Clovis police, …

New Mexico