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See John Lennon, George Harrison Record ‘How Do You Sleep?’ in New Footage From ‘Imagine’ Reissue

John Lennon, George Harrison and the Plastic Ono Band record “How Do You Sleep?” together in the studio in never-before-seen footage from the …

George Harrison

Speed test shows how much faster your old iPhone will be after the iOS 12 update

We’ve been telling you that iOS 12 is a lot faster than iOS 11 from the first days of iOS 12 beta 1. Apple promised at WWDC that iOS 12’s primary …

iOS

They Made It! Japan's Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

The suspense is over: Two tiny hopping robots have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu — and they've even sent back some wild postcards …

Aerospace

New Research Confirms We Got Cholesterol All Wrong

The study, published in the <i>Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology</i>, centers on statins, a class of drugs used to lower levels of LDL-C, the so-called …

Research

‘I deserve it’

New York library lends out ties, briefcases and handbags for job interviews

Most libraries around the country provide much more than books — they have computers, printers and some even have telescopes and microscopes for patrons to check out. Several lend American Girl dolls so kids can check out the highly coveted and pricey toys for a few weeks at a time.<p>And starting …

Job Interviews

Woman Rides Bicycle To 183.9 MPH — A World Record

The fastest human to ride a bicycle over open ground is named Denise Mueller-Korenek, who rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour – shattering a world record that had stood since 1995.<p>Mueller-Korenek, 45, set the record for fastest speed riding in a slipstream, teaming up with …

World Records

Hailey Dawson's incredible journey to pitch at every MLB stadium with a 3D-printed hand

Hailey Dawson likes to be photographed with her 3D-printed hand front and center. Sometimes she curls it into a fist and flexes her biceps. Other …

Baltimore Orioles

Death toll from clashes in Libya's Tripoli climbs to 96

Fighting between rival groups since August 26 has killed almost 100 people with families reportedly trapped in houses.<p>Fighting between rival groups in Libya's capital has killed at least 96 people since August 26, with civilians among the casualties, authorities have said.<p>Libya's Tripoli-based …

Red Cross

Cambodia's pardon of Australian filmmaker ends 'nightmare', says family

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The family of an Australian filmmaker pardoned by Cambodia after being jailed on espionage charges said on Saturday it was happy the "nightmare" came to an end, while the Australian foreign minister thanked the government in Phnom Penh for his release.<p>James Ricketson, 69, was …

Elections

Truck full of bodies draws Mexicans searching for relatives

Dozens of people from across Mexico who are searching for missing relatives this week journeyed to the city of Guadalajara, where a scandal has …

Drug Cartels

Deal Struck For Demilitarized Zone In Syria's Last Rebel Stronghold

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jan Egeland, senior adviser to the U.N., to understand the latest deal agreed to that would avert a looming military offensive in Syria's contested region of Idlib.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Russia and Turkey struck a deal this week to create a nine-mile demilitarized …

Demilitarized Zone

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Chiapas town

A newspaper journalist has been gunned down outside the front door of his home in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. He had reportedly received …

Drug Cartels

Gunmen Kill 25, Including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in Attack on Iran Military Parade

Iran

Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension ages

MOSCOW (AP) — For yet another weekend, thousands rallied across Russia on Saturday to protest the government's plan to raise the eligibility age for retirement pensions by five years.<p>Several thousand people attended a Moscow rally organized by the Communist Party and other leftist groups, which was …

Pensions

Pictures of the Day: 22 September 2018

Photos

First black female White House reporter gets Newseum statue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House.<p>In recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday.<p>The bronze life-size statue will remain in the Newseum, …

Women of Color

Nigerian Herders Face Threat From Farmers Competing for Land

DAMINIYA, Nigeria — Hundreds of horned cattle wandered back to camp after a long day of grazing, their moos sounding more like wails. Manu Baka walked into the middle of the herd and lit a small campfire. Cows began to gather around the flames, and silence fell across the bush.<p>“It calms them down,” …

Cows

Is the World Becoming a Jungle Again? Should Americans Care?

BRUSSELS — President Trump seems determined to upend 70 years of established American foreign policy, especially toward Europe, which he regards as less ally than competitor.<p>The Trump turnabout has set off a fervent search on both sides of the Atlantic for answers to hard questions about the global …

Foreign Policy

May vows to hold nerve after Brexit talks hit impasse

LONDON, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would not flinch in an impasse with the European Union about its departure from the bloc, as French and German ministers suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London.<p>British Prime Minister Theresa May on …

European Union

Protests in Hong Kong over high-speed rail link to China

Passengers will clear Chinese immigration at the line's newly built terminal, where Chinese law will also be applied.<p>A new high-speed rail link to inland China has opened in Hong Kong as protesters voice concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region.<p>The link, …

Hong Kong

Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a “second fiddle role,” a Russian official said on Saturday.<p>National flags of Russia and the U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in …

Rover Team Confident Curiosity Will Bounce Back from Glitch

It's still unclear exactly what's ailing NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, but mission team members are optimistic they can get the six-wheeled robot up …

Mars Rover

10 mysteries of the universe: Is Earth in a special place?

<b>Mystery: Are we in a special place?</b><p>OUR entire cosmology is built on the idea of our own unremarkableness: that we’re nothing special and neither is …

Universe

There are now more $100 bills than $1 bills in the world

A funny thing happened on the way to a world of cryptocurrencies and mobile payments. Cash became more popular than ever. The main reason? The one hundred dollar bill.<p>In 2017, for the first time ever, the one hundred dollar bill became the most popular US bill in circulation, beating out the one …

Mobile Payments

Death toll rises in Philippines landslide

At least 29 people have died and dozens more are missing after another landslide in the Philippines. This latest disaster took place in the Naga district on the central island of Cebu, The landslide affected a whole section of a hillside, engulfing houses in three villages.<p>Rescue operations are …

A former teacher gets in touch, nostalgic about the past. I remember it differently

I hesitated before writing this, then realised my hesitation only helped those who should not be helped. So here we go.<p>I recently received an email from a publicist asking if I would like to meet to talk about his clients. I often get these requests, but this was different: I knew the …

Sexual Harassment

Last year during IFA 2018, Lenovo took the wraps off the Home Assistant Pack. Basically it is a dock for tablets that comes with a speaker, which when put together essentially turns it into an Alexa-enabled setup come with a display and everything. In a way you could think of this as a more souped […]

Last year during IFA 2018, Lenovo took the wraps off the Home Assistant Pack. Basically it is a dock for tablets that comes with a speaker, which …

Are the Chinese Posturing To Weaponize Food Control On a Global Scale?

The Chinese have invaded several African countries with an imperialistic zeal that should fill the US with envy. Below is are excerpts from the …

Africa

iPhone XR, XS and XS Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Last week Apple announced its three iPhones for 2018 – the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max. And while the temptation to jump right onto the newest shiny …

Samsung Galaxy S9