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Lumos Helmet gets gesture controls with help from Apple Watch

If you want to be seen and safe on the road when you’re cycling, you need a Lumos Helmet. The world’s first smart bike helmet offers more than just protection, with built-in lights, brake and turn signals. And now it’s even better, thanks to Apple Watch.<p>Lumos today launched its new watchOS app, …

How we designed and built a new storytelling product

A few months ago, we quietly released a new storytelling product out in the wild—a way to create and present collections of stories. The first story …

Saudi general 'may have been tortured to death' during Ritz-Carlton crackdown

A Saudi general may have been tortured to death and several wealthy businessmen were allegedly abused in captivity at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent crackdown on powerful figures in Saudi Arabia, according to a newspaper report.<p>More than 200 businessmen, …

Mohammed bin Salman

How One Sport Is Keeping a Language, and a Culture, Alive

The men gather at an open field in a recreation area of the San Fernando Valley every Sunday, putting chalk to the dusty ground to draw the boundaries of a game that has been a weekly ritual as long as many can remember. After they are done, these men and others who filter in cluster into distinct …

As ‘60 Minutes’ Prepares Stormy Daniels Interview, Lawyers Wrangle

The CBS News program “60 Minutes” was moving forward with plans to show an interview it conducted last week with the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with Donald J. Trump as her lawyer and a lawyer for the president traded public jabs through the weekend over her right to …

Donald Trump

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Trump Blocks Broadcom’s Bid for Qualcomm

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion bid for the chip maker Qualcomm, citing national security concerns and sending a clear signal that he was willing to take extraordinary measures to promote his administration’s increasingly protectionist stance.<p>In a presidential …

Donald Trump

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, facing impeachment, calls cabinet meeting

Zimbabwe's ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and expressed confidence that he …

Charles Manson, cult leader and killer, dead at 83

Charles Manson, the wild-eyed and diminutive cult leader convicted of orchestrating the gruesome slayings committed by his followers of pregnant …

Merkel's 4th term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Germany's president appealed to political leaders Monday to rethink their positions and put together a new government for Europe's biggest economy …

Former Mexican president warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' in NAFTA talks

A former Mexican president has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don't abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some modern-day …

Afghanistan looks to Canada for more training support

One of the leading figures in Afghanistan's national government insists his war-torn country must be put back at the forefront of NATO's efforts to …

Afghanistan

Ottawa to apologize for persecuting LGBT public servants

Martine Roy was just 20 years old and less than a year into her chosen career as a medical assistant with the Canadian Armed Forces at CFB Borden …

Canada

Turkey bans LGBT events in capital, citing 'public security'

Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital, in a move LGBT …

Violent evictions, homelessness are the cost of Lagos, Nigeria's megacity

"I was born and brought up in Otodo Gbame community," says 31-year-old Julius Oladele, sitting with his feet burning on the hot sand strewn with …

Key players in Zimbabwe's political crisis

A lot has happened in the past few days in Zimbabwe, where the world's oldest head of state tries to remain in power even under military house …

Satellite calls yield no clues in search for missing Argentine submarine

A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite calls …

India passenger train hits and kills 2 Asian elephants

Two endangered Asian elephants have been hit and killed by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in northeastern India.<p>Wildlife warden Prodipta …

Robert Mugabe baffles Zimbabwe by addressing nation without resigning

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe defied calls to quit Sunday, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement …

In Maxime Bernier's not-quite-tell-all book, he promises to reveal how he can 'fix' Canada

In those anxious days before the Conservative leadership vote, while other candidates practised their pitches to the party faithful, Maxime Bernier …

Canada

Canada's top general pushes back against critics of peacekeeping plan

Canada's top general is forcefully rejecting the notion that Canada's new peacekeeping commitment isn't in line with the Liberal government's initial …

Turkey launches probe into U.S. attorneys over alleged fabricated documents

Turkish authorities have opened an investigation into the U.S. prosecutors who brought charges against a Turkish gold trader facing trial in New …

Corruption

'I am so sorry': Lena Dunham walks back defence of Girls writer accused of rape

Lena Dunham apologized on Saturday for defending a writer on her HBO show <i>Girls,</i> after some on social media slammed her for not believing a woman who …

Feminism

Renowned fashion designer Azzedine Alaï​a dead at 77

Some might know his name from a quick reference by Alicia Silverstone about her party dress in the 1995 film <i>Clueless</i>. Others will recognize his …

Salma Hayek

U.S. nuclear commander would propose other options before a strike on North Korea

The commander of the U.S. nuclear arsenal says he would not blindly carry out an ordered strike by President Donald Trump.<p>General John Hyten says …

North Korea

'Pocket Hercules,' 3-time Olympic weightlifting champion, dies at 50

Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who won three Olympic gold medals and was known as "Pocket Hercules," died Saturday. He was …

Diminutive

Argentina intensifies search for missing submarine with 44 crew

Argentina's defence ministry said seven failed "satellite calls" that it believes came from a missing naval submarine were detected on Saturday in a …

ARA San Juan

U.S. governor candidate boasts about sex life, defends Al Franken on Facebook

Ohio Supreme Court Justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate William O'Neill says he apologizes if his Facebook post discussing his sexual …

Government

3 more found dead after Greek flash flood, raising total to 19

Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the overall death toll to …