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Armenia Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigns amid protests



Armenia’s newly elected prime minister has resigned following days of protests against his government, according to the politician’s website. In the past 10 days, thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets in the capital, Yerevan, accusing Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan of corruption and authoritarian rule. On Monday, Sargsyan said he would adhere to the demands of the... View Article

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Entertainment


  • Matt Smith opens up about The Crown pay disparity

    The actor has voiced his support for co-star Claire Foy, who was paid less than Smith despite playing the Queen in the Netflix drama Monday, 23rd April 2018 at 11:18 am The Crown actor Matt Smith has voiced his support for his co-star Claire Foy, who was paid less than him for her role in... View Article

  • Obama to deliver Mandela lecture in S.Africa in July

    23 April 2018 – 12H20 © AFP/File | Obama and former prime ministers David Cameron of Britain and Denmark’s Helle Thorning Schmidt pose for a selfie at Mandela’s memorial service JOHANNESBURG (AFP) –  Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African... View Article
 
 
 
 

Health


  • Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

    Hepatitis A virus particles // CDC INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan. The Department of Health says significant outbreaks of the liver-damaging hepatitis A virus have been reported in Kentucky and Michigan. The agency says Kentucky... View Article

  • Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity and Diabetes in New Study on Mice

    Sugar may have overtaken fat as enemy number one when it comes to avoiding weight gain and chronic diseases, but a new study has suggested that artificial sweeteners could be linked to diabetes and obesity. In what researchers believe is the largest study to assess the biochemical changes artificial sweeteners and sugars cause in the body,... View Article

  • Prostate cancer diagnosis breakthrough hailed

    Image copyright Dr_Microbe/Getty Image caption Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK A new ultrasound process offering more successful diagnosis and management of prostate cancer has been identified by Dundee University researchers. The university said non-invasive shear wave elastography (SWE) offers “much greater accuracy and reliability” than current testing and... View Article
 
 
 
 

Politics


  • Cambridge researcher behind Facebook data breach speaks out

    Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University researcher who collected information on millions of Americans through Facebook, said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to lawmakers on Capitol Hill was “misleading.” In a live interview with ABC’s chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America,” Kogan responded to Zuckerberg’s accusation that he violated Facebook policy by sharing data... View Article

  • WATCH: President Trump tweets about his personal lawyer and North Korea

    Now Playing: North Korea signed nuclear deal with US in 1994 Now Playing: North Korea and China confirming reports of meeting in Beijing Now Playing: President Trump to host first state dinner Now Playing: President Trump tweets about his personal lawyer and North Korea Now Playing: Trump spends the weekend lashing out against the media... View Article

  • WATCH: President Trump to host first state dinner

    Now Playing: Private Emmanuel Mensah: African immigrant, American hero Now Playing: France will require children to start school at age 3 Now Playing: President Trump to host first state dinner Now Playing: President Trump tweets about his personal lawyer and North Korea Now Playing: Trump spends the weekend lashing out against the media on Twitter... View Article

  • The Note: Trump’s pardon power

    The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump has pardons on his mind – at least when Sylvester Stallone calls. What more he might ponder in this area may rank among the most consequential decisions of this phase of his presidency. Trump has already used his two highest-profile pardons– of Joe Arpaio, and then of... View Article
 
 
 
 

Science


  • Even NASA Is Puzzled By These Ice Circles In The Arctic Ocean

    NASA can only speculate about these mysterious ice circles in Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean. The photograph was part of NASA’s Operation IceBridge, which aims to map the region’s land and sea ice.   ( John Sonntag | Operation IceBridge/NASA ) On April 17, as part of its monthly Earth Matters blog, NASA posted... View Article

  • Scientists Can Now Bend And Stretch Diamond Like Rubber

    Share to email Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Share to google Brid-Aine Parnell , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Diamonds are famous for being the hardest natural material found on Earth, but that hasn’t stopped scientists from figuring out how to bend and stretch them like a... View Article
 
 
 
 

Sports


  • Pitso slams violence, backs Komphela

    23 April 2018, 14:14 Pitso Mosimane has joined the list of those criticising the violence at Durban’s Moses Mabhida stadium that followed the Nedbank Cup loss for Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend. “It has become a culture now that when you lose everybody runs into the pitch and chase players and coaches,” the Mamelodi Sundowns... View Article

  • Who needs to draft a quarterback? Ranking NFL teams’ need from 1-32

    CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Lorenzo Reyes breaks down which 10 NFL games to circle on the calendar this upcoming season. USA TODAY Sports Former San Diego Chargers teammates Philip Rivers (17) and Drew Brees could soon find themselves tutoring replacements with their respective teams.(Photo: Gerald Herbert, AP) This year’s NFL draft represents one of... View Article

  • NFL Draft by the numbers: Alabama streaks into first round

    SEC Football by the Numbers is looking at the 2018 NFL Draft in four parts. Today’s initial installment examines the first round. On Tuesday, it’ll be a breakdown by positions. On Wednesday, NFL teams will be the focus. And on Thursday, some stats and streaks about the conference and the draft lead into this year’s... View Article

  • Sane hails ‘best coach’ Guardiola

    23 April 2018, 11:38 Manchester City playmaker Leroy Sane has hailed Pep Guardiola as the “best coach in the world”, crediting the manager for improving the team’s overall performance which culminated in their Premier League triumph this season. German Sane has been key to City’s title charge this campaign, with the 22-year-old scoring nine goals... View Article
 
 
 
 

Technology


  • Microsoft boosts anti-phishing skills of Chrome, the IE and Edge killer

    Microsoft has ceded a major asset of its Edge browser to rival Google by releasing an add-on that boosts Chrome’s phishing detection skills. The Redmond, Wash. company had little choice, according to one analyst. “Phishing is a huge problem, and people are going to use the browser they use,” said Michael Cherry of Directions on... View Article

  • Gmail spam mystery: Why have secure accounts started spamming themselves?

    Video: Robocall from Google? Hang up. It’s a scam. More security news Some Gmail users have been surprised to find spam inexplicably in their Sent folders, with the messages continuing to appear even after users changed their passwords. People have been reporting on Gmail’s Help Forum that the spam to unknown contacts appears to have... View Article

  • 2019 Toyota Avalon: Looks weird, but it’s better across the board

    It’s no secret that I loved the previous generation Toyota Avalon. The new model is objectively better in almost every way. It’s more spacious, more comfortable and more pleasing to drive, whether you’re looking for comfort from the Limited model or a more engaged Touring model’s ride. Toyota has even overhauled its Entune infotainment and... View Article
 
 
 
 

Technology

  • Microsoft boosts anti-phishing skills of Chrome, the IE and Edge killer

    Microsoft has ceded a major asset of its Edge browser to rival Google by releasing an add-on that boosts Chrome’s phishing detection skills. The Redmond, Wash. company had little choice, according to one analyst. “Phishing is a huge problem, and people are going to use the browser they use,” said Michael Cherry of Directions on... View Article
  • Gmail spam mystery: Why have secure accounts started spamming themselves?

    Video: Robocall from Google? Hang up. It’s a scam. More security news Some Gmail users have been surprised to find spam inexplicably in their Sent folders, with the messages continuing to appear even after users changed their passwords. People have been reporting on Gmail’s Help Forum that the spam to unknown contacts appears to have... View Article
  • 2019 Toyota Avalon: Looks weird, but it’s better across the board

    It’s no secret that I loved the previous generation Toyota Avalon. The new model is objectively better in almost every way. It’s more spacious, more comfortable and more pleasing to drive, whether you’re looking for comfort from the Limited model or a more engaged Touring model’s ride. Toyota has even overhauled its Entune infotainment and... View Article