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New data suggests Tesla’s security checks to foil thieves are remarkably effective.<p>1:22 p.m. Today1:22 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018<p>An upstart brand is bringing …

New Jersey

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston thinks Kevin Spacey's career is over

Interview by Hannah Moore <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>Bryan Cranston says he thinks Kevin Spacey will never work again after claims of sexual assault.</b><p>"He's a phenomenal actor, but he's not a very good person," the Breaking Bad star tells Newsbeat. "His career now I think is over."<p>Mr Spacey is being entirely …

The Theatre

'Dukes of Hazzard's' Tom Wopat to face indecent assault charges

A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" accused of indecently assaulting two female members of a musical is facing a judge in Massachusetts.<p>Tom Wopat will be arraigned Friday at Waltham District Court on charges he assaulted a girl and a woman in July while rehearsing for the musical "42nd Street" …

'Dukes of Hazzard' star pleads not guilty to assaulting teen

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" has pleaded not guilty to charges that he indecently assaulted a 16-year-old girl in …

Crime

Tata Steel crisis leaves government ministers in ‘disarray’

Labour urges ministers to act as Cameron flies back to UK for emergency talks amid fears 40,000 jobs could be lost<p>David Cameron has flown back to Britain for emergency talks with ministers over the financial crisis engulfing Tata Steel’s British operation – amid warnings that the firm has just …

Great Britain

Researchers find plastic-eating bacteria in recycling plant

Scientists discovered a bacterium that will consume one of the most common forms of plastic. Is it the first step toward a solution for plastic …

European sovereign debt crisis could cause Eurozone implosion - ex-BoE chief

Political instability arising from European states’ crippling debt burdens may lead to the Eurozone’s implosion, ex-Bank of England (BoE) governor Mervyn King has said.<p>The former central banker and staunch Euroskeptic made the prediction in his latest book, T<i>he End of Alchemy: Banking, the Global</i> …

Boy finds 3,400-year-old figurine in Israel

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 7-year-old Israeli boy is being hailed after finding a piece of history during a day trip to an archeological site.<p>READ: Bronze Age wheel found at "Britain's Pompeii"<p>Ori Greenhut was climbing a mound at Tel Rehov with friends when he came across a covered figurine, said the Israel …

Northerners have plenty of reasons to be angry - but Grimsby isn't one of them

I’m half Southern, me. My mother is from Surrey, and still keeps her long a’s after 40 years in Yorkshire. But it means I rarely felt proper northern, even though I was born in Sunderland, and grew up in Yorkshire from the age of six months onwards. According to my aunty Enid, every Boxing Day, I …

New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story details surface; just how big will Darth Vader's role be?

Despite<p>the upsetting news that we’re going to have to wait until next December for Star Wars Episode VIII, that’s made a little easier by the fact …

Does natural variation explain record heat? 'Extremely unlikely,' scientists say.

The odds that 13 of the 15 warmest years measured in the last 150 years could have resulted from natural causes are better than the press has …

3 Reasons You Should Care About Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

The Puerto Rican debt crisis has yet to capture the political imagination of the American voter, if the presidential primary contests under way are …

Alaska rocked by 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Is that normal?

Residents living in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska were jolted awake by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning, leaving many without …

Banksy's new artwork criticises use of teargas in Calais refugee camp

A new artwork by Banksy criticising the use of teargas in the “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais has appeared on the French embassy in London.<p>The artwork, which depicts a young girl from the film and musical Les Misérables with tears in her eyes as CS gas billows towards her, appeared overnight on …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of January 18, 2015)

One of the biggest stories this week was that of winter storm Jonas, which blanketed the east coast with record levels of snow. Read more about the storm, the Flint water crisis, Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump and the other top stories from the week that was, as they appeared in The …

Nicola Sturgeon Says David Cameron Has 'Entertained The Whole Country' Over #PigGate Allegations

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon spoke out on Monday about the furore raging over allegations the prime minister once "put a private part of his anatomy in …

This Cameron 'piggate' furore is just pearl-clutching class hatred in disguise

The middle classes attack anyone who dares to have fun without their approval — whether it's a 'chav' or a posh future Prime Minister<p>Billy Connolly, back when comedians weren't policed by the humourless eejits of Twitter, used to do a routine about how the posh and the poor knew how to have a good …

How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand

Learn to make a Native American longbow by hand and become a DIY archer.<p>Michael Spink of Spink Wooden Bows in Pocahontas, Arkansas, was on a turkey hunt one day more than a decade ago when his compound bow failed him. After that, he began to craft his own wooden bows by hand.<p>Want to become a DIY …

Woodworking

Austrian man returns American soldier's wallet lost during the second world war

A wallet lost 70 years ago by an American soldier in Austria during the second world war was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a doctor who discovered the item in his late grandfather’s farmhouse.<p>Josef Ruckhofer said on Thursday he had been renovating the house near the city of Salzburg when …

Russia Bans JW.ORG, Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Website Blocked

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia were unaware that authorities in the city of Tver had begun clandestine legal proceedings in 2013 to target the …

185 Billion Reasons Why The US Agreed To Nuclear Deal With Iran

Many have questioned just why President Obama was so keen to get the Iran nuclear deal done - apparently with almost no real concessions - in the …

Anti-austerity protests in Greece as bank shutdown bites

ATHENS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on Monday to back their leftwing government’s rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system.<p>With a popular referendum on the …

Europe

South Korean conscientious objectors keep up fight against military service

It was a prison term, Lee Min-young says, that he had been anticipating his whole life, and on Friday it was finally confirmed: The 25-year-old was sent to spend 18 months behind bars.<p>That is Lee's punishment for objecting to South Korea's mandatory military service for all able-bodied men. The …

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement.<p>The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law …

LGBTQI

Police files on child sex abuse at Gordonstoun school have vanished

Victims of teacher at school that taught royals are frustrated in search for truth<p>Official files on police investigations of child abuse at Gordonstoun, the school in the Scottish Highlands that educated the Queen’s sons and Prince Philip, appear to have gone missing or been destroyed.<p>In a case …

Euro zone readies for Greek default after Tsipras referendum call

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece’s European partners shut the door on extending a credit lifeline to Athens, leaving it facing a default that could push it out of the euro after the leftist government rejected tough lender demands and put their bailout deal to a referendum.<p>Finance ministers of …

Europe

China seizes $483 million of smuggled meat, some 40 years old: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese customs have seized around 3 billion yuan ($483 million) worth of smuggled meat, some more than 40 years old and rotting, the official China Daily said on Wednesday, the latest in a grim series of food safety scares.<p>Beijing toughened food safety rules in April to shake …

China

UFO hunters see 'pyramid' on Nasa image of Mars speculating it was built by an ancient civilisation

Extraterrestrial hunters claim to have found a structure very similar to an Egyptian pyramid in Nasa images of Mars.<p>ParanormalCrucible, a YouTube …