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The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says

The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates one of the most striking implications of this.<p>Namely, it finds that for every five years in the present that we continue to put off strong action on climate change, the ocean …

Climate Change

Trump denies kissing — or meeting — Rachel Crooks, one of 19 women who accuses him of sexual misconduct

President Donald Trump on Tuesday again denied a woman's accusation that he forcibly kissed her when she worked at Trump Tower in 2006.<p>A front-page …

Donald Trump

Dreamers: Trump seems to confirm he's 'working on a plan' with Democrats

Trump says a deal to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children would include ‘massive border security’, but ‘the wall will come later’<p>What is Daca and who are the Dreamers?<p>Donald Trump said on Thursday he was “fairly close” to a deal with Democrats to protect young undocumented …

Fire blocks lone exit to Malaysian school dormitory; 23 dead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 23 people, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's largest city early Thursday, officials said. A government official said a wall separating the victims from a second exit "shouldn't have …

Nigerian girls as young as 13 increasingly trafficked to Italy to work as street prostitutes

Nigerian girls as young as 13 are increasingly being trafficked to Italy to work as street prostitutes, experts have revealed.<p>The girls are promised jobs as baby sitters and hairdressers once they arrive in Italy but instead end up on the streets selling themselves for as little as 10 euros (£8.90) …

Italy

Millionaire Welcomes 70 Irma-Displaced Foster Kids to His $30 Million Home

Foster children don’t get a lot of breaks—especially in the midst of a natural disaster. But a Florida millionaire has not only given 70 of them some …

Weather

Hurricane Irma could tip the Virgin Islands into bankruptcy

Damage to the territory's tourism infrastructure may compel the government to use the bankruptcy process that Congress created for neighboring Puerto Rico last year.<p>The islands of St. John and St. Thomas — which have most of the territory's hotel rooms — were devastated.<p>Tourists had to be evacuated …

Caribbean

Rohingya crisis: Satellite images of Myanmar village burning

<b>Rights group Amnesty International has released satellite images which it says show an "orchestrated campaign" to burn Rohingya villages in western Myanmar.</b><p>Amnesty said this was evidence security forces were trying to push the minority Muslim group out of the country.<p>The army says it is fighting …

Asia

The Latest: Tech-oriented grad school opens in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the official opening of a new tech-oriented graduate school in New York City (all times local):<p>12:30 p.m.<p>Public officials and university leaders have dedicated a new technology-oriented graduate school in New York City.<p>Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday's …

JP Morgan CEO's Bitcoin rant causes hiccup in cryptocurrency value

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon set off a market slide when he called Bitcoin a “fraud” that would “blow up” earlier this week at a conference. The price of Bitcoin – already slumped over 10 percent off word China may ban cryptocurrency – further dropped to $3,772, the lowest it’s been in a month, after …

Tesla plans to unveil its all-electric semi truck on October 26th

Month later than Musk originally announced<p>Tesla’s awaited next phase in self-driving trucks has been much-discussed since the unveil of the Model 3 electric car in July. Now, CEO Elon Musk has given a target date for an unveiling and the first slate of test drives of his company’s next expansion in …

Tesla

Hindsight Takeaways from the Apple iPhone Event

It’s hard to find too much from Tuesday’s event that stands out now, thanks to all of the leaks that spoiled the party. However, there were still some details and omissions that we didn’t all see coming, and some other things have become clearer in context. Let’s take a look at a few that I noticed …

CNN

Apple: Face ID didn't fail at iPhone X launch, our staff did

Company says too many people tried to use Face ID on device backstage before its unveiling, highlighting a potential problem for prospective buyers<p>New iPhones: why is Apple’s pricing the same in pounds and dollars? iPhone X: new Apple smartphone dumps home button for all-screen design<p>Apple has …

Tiny Device Allows You To Track Your Car Using Your Smartphone

Tiny Device Allows You To Track Your Vehicle Using Your Smartphone<p>With Over 4.5 Million Units Sold Worldwide, This is The Most Affordable Solution to …

Facebook wants you to check its new 'Crisis Response' feature when disaster hits

Facebook's emergency response features now include much more than just Safety Check.<p>The social network introduced a new "Crisis Response" hub that …

Home billed as world's tallest fails to draw winning bidder at auction

PHOENIX — A 124-foot-tall house in Arizona called the "world's tallest home" didn't sell at a high-profile auction in late May. The house is back on the market for $1.45 million.<p>Opening bids for the Prescott property called “Falcon Nest” started at $750,000, but it didn't draw a winning bidder, …

‘The Simpsons Movie 2’ Is in ‘Earliest Stages of Development,’ According to Director David Silverman

It's been a decade since the first film arrived in theaters.<p>It’s been 10 years since “The Simpsons Movie” arrived in theaters and pink donuts arrived …

Animation

Is Furniture Rental The Next Big Home Design Trend For Millennials?

These three companies are giving a younger generation a new way to decorate.<p>In the days of streaming, ride sharing and subscription services galore, there's no denying the fact that "owning" has become a lot less vital — even when it comes to furniture. For many millennials living in a world of …

Home Decorating

Mosul: As the battle against ISIS rages on, so does terror, suffering for civilians

<b>Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> A Humvee screams into the field clinic a few kilometers from western Mosul's current front line. A teenage girl is carried out, listless. An elderly man is in complete shock, unable to utter a word, and is helped towards a bed. A woman struggling to breathe is quickly given …

CNN

Trump jumps into worsening dispute between Qatar and powerful bloc of Arab countries

Trump administration officials said Tuesday that President Trump was not “taking sides” in the deepening dispute among key U.S. counterterrorism partners in the Persian Gulf, despite a morning of presidential Twitter posts congratulating Saudi Arabia — and himself — for cracking down on Qatar for …

António Guterres

Resorts World Manila attack: How tax man turned into casino murderer

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man who attempted to rob a Manila casino, leading to the deaths of 37 people, had fallen prey to the gambling industry, his parents told CNN Philippines.<p>Teodora Carlos, the mother of the gunman, identified by police as 42-year-old Philippines national Jessie Carlos, said that he was a …

Resorts World Manila

Trump reacts to London terror by stoking fear and renewing feud with mayor

A traditional president would have reacted carefully to the London Bridge terrorist attack by instilling calm, being judicious about facts and appealing to the country’s better angels.<p>But Donald Trump is no traditional president. He reacted impulsively to Saturday night’s carnage by stoking panic …

Donald Trump

London terror attack: ISIS claims responsibility

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Armed officers responding to the London Bridge terror attack fired an "unprecedented" number of rounds at the three attackers because they were wearing what appeared to be suicide belts, police said.<p>Eight officers fired 50 shots at three attackers to ensure they were neutralized, …

Extremism

Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

<b>Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber attacked concertgoers at Manchester Arena.</b><p>A man set off a bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday, at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande. Theresa May called the attack "sickening".<p>Armed police …

Extremism

Doctor Violently Dragged Off Flight Reaches Settlement With United Airlines

It's the end to the saga that shocked the world and gave anyone with a fear of flying a fresh reason to tremble.<p>Dr David Dao, the doctor who was …

United Airlines

America's 5 Best Waterfall Hikes

Would you like a waterfall with that hike? If the answer is, <i>“yes, please!”</i> you’ll definitely want to read on and discover more about the best, …

US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further.<p>"We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilizing actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic …

North Korea

Top 5 Europe travel destinations to visit this summer

While most of us out there crave an extensive vacation travelling across Europe, this is not always a viable option for a lot of people. Anything …

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to 'rest easy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies.<p>Trump, in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, …