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19 new sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO has added 19 new sites to its World Heritage List for 2018, ranging from a cathedral in Germany to volcanoes in France to Art Deco buildings in India. See the gallery above for photos of all the sites that achieved World Heritage status this year, and learn more about them at</b> …

National Parks

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation."<p>Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and dinners, …

Donald Trump

Early morning Delta launch will boost NASA's $1.5 billion solar probe from Cape Canaveral

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Only 4.5 inches of carbon composite shielding will stand guard between a $1.5 billion NASA mission and the ferocity of Earth's solar neighbor.<p>As Parker Solar Probe hurtles past the sun at hundreds of thousands of miles per hour during several flybys, its four instrument suites …

Parker Solar Probe

Grandfather plays Pokemon Go with 11 phones attached to his bike

Chen San-yuan, also known as "Uncle Pokemon," is a 70-year-old grandfather in Taiwan who equipped his bike with 11 phones to play Pokemon Go. He also …

Pokémon Go

China warns Donald Trump against Taiwan military ties

The Chinese government has urged the US to "correct its mistake" regarding President Donald Trump's recently approved Taiwan Travel Act, which allows …

China

A Bar Street Falls Quiet as Beijing Puts a Limit on Foreigners

BEIJING — Most nights, a mixed crowd of young Chinese and foreigners, many of them students, cram the sidewalks along Caijing Dong Street, drinking alcohol and snacking on street food to the sound of thumping music as they course from one club to the next. Recently, though, there has been a more …

China

Samsung is releasing 128GB and 256GB versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung announced today that it’s releasing both 128GB and 256GB versions of its Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in the US this month. Preorders open May 1st on Samsung.com with the devices actually coming out on May 18th. (They’ll only be for sale through the company’s website.) The new storage options will …

WhatsApp founder plans to leave after broad clashes with parent Facebook

By Elizabeth Dwoskin<p>, Silicon Valley reporter<p>SAN FRANCISCO — The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken …

Privacy

Mystery solved: Why Trump-Macron friendship tree vanished

PARIS (AP) — The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn.<p>It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory.<p>The sapling was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron for …

Donald Trump

Kim Says He’d End North Korea Nuclear Pursuit for U.S. Truce

SEOUL, South Korea — Keeping diplomatic developments coming at a head-snapping pace, the South Korean government said on Sunday that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, had told President Moon Jae-in that he would abandon his nuclear weapons if the United States agreed to formally end the Korean War …

Earth's Terrifying Magnetic Field Reversal Just Got a New Timeline

Cue a collective sigh of relief.<p>There are easily a dozen ways the age of humans could come to an end. At this point, an antibiotic-resistant plague, …

Launching Elon Musk's car toward Mars was a backup plan — here's what SpaceX actually wanted to do with Falcon Heavy's first flight

SpaceX on Tuesday launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, for the first time.<p>The payload on top was a red Tesla Roadster owned by the company's founder, Elon Musk. His electric car (and some cleverly placed trinkets) is now in space, helmed by a spacesuit-clad …

Falcon Heavy

When saintly commemorations turn sour

SAINT AGATHA has an important place in the history of the Christian church. She is believed to have been a young woman of noble birth who was …

The 15 best London restaurants to try in 2018

Everyone should have a food bucket list, and a new year is the perfect opportunity to refresh it.<p>Last year, The Waitrose Good Food Guide selected the 50 best UK restaurants to try in 2018.<p>The guide reviews the best restaurants, pubs, and cafés across the UK based on feedback from readers and expert …

Exchange giant Cboe falls short on profits and revenues - Financial News

Despite launching bitcoin derivatives products, the Chicago-based exchange group missed consensus earnings projections<p>Shares of CBOE tumbled 5.5% in …

A Former Coal Baron’s Mansion Is Up For Sale – At a Discount

Ever since A.T. Massey founded a coal company in 1920, the Massey family has been a fixture of the Richmond, Va., area.<p>By 2011, Massey Energy had …

Living Rooms

Trump just dealt a major blow to the fastest-growing job market in the US

Nearly every solar panel that will be put on a roof in the US just got a little more expensive.<p>On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed off on a new, temporary, 30% tax on imported solar panels.<p>Trump heralded the tariff as a job-creating measure on Tuesday, saying "we're going to make our own …

Solar Power

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

Social Media

Crude oil above $60 won't continue as supply, demand will drag prices back to earth, John Kilduff says

Crude oil hit its highest level in more than three years to start 2018, but one market watcher expects these gains to be short-lived.<p>Crude oil blazed …

Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably will emerge unscathed. A longer impasse, economists say, could rattle consumer and investor confidence, pulling stocks lower and dragging down the …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

8 vintage craft projects to brighten up winter evenings in

Create a distinctively individual home with these original handmade projects.

Vintage

North Korean athletes will compete at Winter Olympics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Athletes from North Korea will participate in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.<p>North Korea will send 22 athletes who will compete in three sports, Bach said, following a meeting between delegations from the …

Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Friday that it planned to prioritize high-quality news on the social network by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the most credible and trustworthy.<p>The initiative, which follows an overhaul that Facebook announced last week to emphasize posts, …

Social Media

Ryanair facing HMRC quiz over cabin crew pay

Michael O'Leary's Ryanair fail to impress MPs over cabin crew job contracts.<p>Two parliamentary committees have referred budget airliner Ryanair to …

Brexit: Government faces inquiry into gender pay gap laws

Ministers are facing a parliamentary inquiry amid concerns that Brexit will allow them to sidestep implementing tough new binding EU rules on equal …

Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government.<p>This is the first modern government shutdown with Congress and the White House controlled by the same party, and it comes on the one-year anniversary of President …

The White House

Donald Trump and Theresa May will meet in Davos after White House about turn

Donald Trump and Theresa May will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week after the White House appeared to cave under pressure from Downing Street.<p>White House officials had initially indicated the US president would not meet Mrs May in the Swiss resort, despite agreeing to talks with …

Donald Trump

ISIS still has up to 10,000 loyalists in Syria and Iraq, warn experts

WASHINGTON — The Iraqi government has declared victory over ISIS, and President Donald Trump has taken credit for the Islamic caliphate's collapse.<p>"ISIS is now giving up, they are giving up, there are raising their hands, they are walking off. Nobody has ever seen that before," said the president …