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Sun's Magnetic Field May Originate Closer To Solar Surface: Study

The sun's magnetic field, which causes solar storms like the one that hit Earth this month and produced beautiful auroras, may originate at shallower depths in the star's interior than previously thought, according to researchers.

22 May 2024 9:14 pm
Slovak PM Stable Week After Assassination Attempt, Says Minister

Slovak prime minister Robert Fico was in a stable but serious condition, his deputy said Wednesday, a week after he was shot four times in an assassination attempt that shook the deeply polarised country.

22 May 2024 9:05 pm
Vice President Attends Iran President Raisi's Funeral, Pays Tribute

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday met Iran's acting President Mohammad Mokhber here and conveyed condolences over the tragic demise of President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a helicopter crash.

22 May 2024 8:39 pm
UK's Bionic MP Who Lost Hands, Feet To Sepsis Returns To Parliament

A British lawmaker received a standing ovation in parliament on Wednesday, as he made his first appearance since having his hands and feet amputated due to sepsis.

22 May 2024 7:04 pm
Russia Says Captured Village, Previously Claimed By Ukraine In 2023

Russia said Wednesday that its forces had retaken Klishchiivka, one of a handful of villages on the eastern front that Ukraine claimed back in a 2023 counteroffensive.

22 May 2024 6:45 pm
US Man Accused Of Beheading Dog He Adopted From Shelter One Day Earlier

A 66-year-old man in the United States has been arrested for allegedly decapitating a pet dog that he had adopted from an animal shelter just one day earlier.

22 May 2024 6:26 pm
Indian-Origin US Scientist Wins Prestigious Shaw Prize In Astronomy

Shrinivas R Kulkarni, an Indian-origin professor of astronomy from the US will be bestowed the prestigious Shaw Prize in Astronomy for his ground-breaking discoveries.

22 May 2024 5:35 pm
5 Passengers Escorted Off Ryanair Flight For Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour

The male passengers allegedly started creating issues shortly after the plane took off by opening a duty-free liquor bottle and drinking straight from it, said the report.

22 May 2024 5:00 pm
Naked Man Kills Woman Jogger In Lakeside Park In Switzerland

A woman jogger was killed by a naked man who was screaming and attacking people in a lakeside park in Switzerland, police said Wednesday.

22 May 2024 4:02 pm
OpenAI Executive Jan Leike Resigns, Cites Safety Concerns, Sam Altman Responds

An OpenAI team devoted to mitigating the long-term dangers of super-smart computers was leaderless on Friday after two high-profile figures left the company.

22 May 2024 2:49 pm
OpenAI Executive Jan Leike Resigns, Cites Safety Concerns, Sam Altman Reacts

An OpenAI team devoted to mitigating the long-term dangers of super-smart computers was leaderless on Friday after two high-profile figures left the company.

22 May 2024 2:38 pm
Meet Indian-Born Nikesh Arora, Second-Highest Paid CEO In The US

Nikesh Arora studied at The Air Force School before earning an Electrical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi in 1989.

22 May 2024 2:23 pm
Norway, Ireland, Spain To Recognise Palestinian State Amid Israel-Hamas War

Norway will recognise an independent Palestinian state in the hope that this will help to bring peace with Israel, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere said on Wednesday.

22 May 2024 12:57 pm
Primary School In UK Wants To Ban Skirts As Girls Wear Them Too Short''

The primary school has reached out to parents about the potential enforcement of this policy from September.

22 May 2024 12:45 pm
What Is Graduate Route Visa That UK PM Rishi Sunak Was Planning To End

After strong opposition from key cabinet members, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has decided not togo aheadwith his plan to scrap the Graduate visa.

22 May 2024 12:25 pm
UK Cop Under Probe After Video Shows Him Assaulting Man In Wheelchair

Norfolk Police said a man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of causing harassment, alarm or distress and assaulting an emergency worker.

22 May 2024 12:24 pm
Teen Sets Fire To Wrong Home For Revenge Over Stolen iPhone, Now Faces 60 Years In Jail

The CCTV footage captured that night showed Bui and his two friends wearing face masks and hoodies when they set fire to the home.

22 May 2024 12:00 pm
Teen Sets Fire To Wrong Home Over Stolen iPhone, Now Faces 60 Years In Jail

The CCTV footage captured that night showed Bui and his two friends wearing face masks and hoodies when they set fire to the home.

22 May 2024 11:57 am
Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Japan's Longest-Serving Death Row Inmate

Japanese prosecutors on Wednesday sought the death penalty in the retrial of a man reputed to have been the world's longest-serving death row prisoner until his release in 2014, local media reported.

22 May 2024 11:47 am
Rapper Sean Diddy Combs Accused Of Sexual Assault In New Lawsuit

This is the sixth lawsuit against Sean Combs since he was accused of rape and abuse by his ex-girlfriend Casandra Ventura, known as Cassie, in November last year.

22 May 2024 11:26 am
Stop Treating AI Like Humans, It's A Tool: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

A week after OpenAI unveiled a personal assistant that can laugh, sing and speak with a mix of different voices, the company's closest partner offered a subtly different view for how people should engage with artificial intelligence tools.

22 May 2024 11:21 am
'Monk' DJ Won't Be Allowed To Perform In Singapore Nightclub: Minister

An unconventional South Korean DJ monk who dispenses Buddhist wisdom and Gen-Z life advice over his thumping beats will be barred from performing in Singapore, the interior minister said Wednesday.

22 May 2024 11:20 am
FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Pictures Using Stable Diffusion

Steven Anderegg allegedly used a text-to-image generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) model called Stable Diffusion to create thousands of realistic images of minors.

22 May 2024 11:08 am
Facebook Deletes Account Of Slovak PM's Shooter After Attack

Meta Platforms' Facebook removed the account of the suspected shooter of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico after the attack, the company and a state agency said on Tuesday, as the government continues to probe whether the attacker had help.

22 May 2024 11:00 am
Iowa Tornado Kills Multiple People, Damages Homes

A series of devastating tornadoes wreaked havoc across western Iowa on Tuesday, resulting in multiple fatalities and widespread destruction in several communities, as severe storms continued to pummel the Midwest, CNN reported.

22 May 2024 10:56 am
FBI Arrests Man For Generating Thousands Of AI Child Sexual Abuse Pictures

Steven Anderegg allegedly used a text-to-image generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) model called Stable Diffusion to create thousands of realistic images of minors.

22 May 2024 10:50 am
Big Lesson From Singapore Airlines Turbulence Terror: Buckle Up

Buckle up. That is the message from flight attendants and pilots following the severe turbulence encountered by a Singapore Airlines flight on Tuesday that resulted in the death of one and injured dozens of others.

22 May 2024 10:42 am
Some Hit Their Heads On Overhead Cabins: Singapore Air Fliers Share Horror

Many passengers on a Singapore Airlines flight hit by heavy turbulence which left dozens injured and one dead from a suspected heart attack finally reached Singapore on Wednesday morning.

22 May 2024 10:34 am
Flight Turbulence Increasingly Common Due To Climate Change: Experts

Airplane turbulence, which led to the death of a passenger on a Singapore Airlines flight on Tuesday, is a complex phenomenon that is becoming increasingly common due to climate change, according to experts.

22 May 2024 10:10 am
It Felt Like We Had Crashed: Singapore Flier Describes Turbulence Terror

One moment Toby Pearl was ensconced in his economy-class seat in row 43 aboard a flight from London to Singapore.

22 May 2024 10:06 am
World's Most Turbulent Flight Routes Show Rough Rides Are Everywhere

The deadly turbulence on a Singapore Airlines Ltd. flight on its way from London to Singapore has put a spotlight on the world's most unstable air routes.

22 May 2024 10:02 am
Ex UK Marine Accused Of Spying For Hong Kong Found Dead. Was Bailed Last Week

A former member of the UK's Royal Marines, bailed by a court last week over allegations of assisting Hong Kong's intelligence services in a Chinese-linked espionage case, has been found dead, British police said Tuesday.

22 May 2024 9:46 am
Ex UK Marine Accused Of Spying Found Dead. Was Bailed Last Week

A former member of the UK's Royal Marines, bailed by a court last week over allegations of assisting Hong Kong's intelligence services in a Chinese-linked espionage case, has been found dead, British police said Tuesday.

22 May 2024 9:44 am
Nepal's Kami Rita Climbs Mount Everest For A Record 30th Time

Nepali Sherpa climber and guide Kami Rita Sherpa on Wednesday morning again set out a world record with the 30th summit of Mount Everest, a record number by a single person.

22 May 2024 9:34 am
Matthew Perry's Death Being Investigated Over Acute Ketamine Effects

Matthew Perry, who played Chandler Bing on the hit TV sitcom, was found unconscious in a swimming pool at his house in Los Angeles in October 2023.

22 May 2024 9:33 am
Matthew Perry's Death Being Investigated Over Acute Ketamine Effects: Police

Matthew Perry, who played Chandler Bing on the hit TV sitcom, was found unconscious in a swimming pool at his house in Los Angeles in October 2023.

22 May 2024 9:33 am
Chinese Journalist Arrested For Reporting On Covid Released After 4 Years

Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan has been released from prison after serving four years for her coverage of Beijing's COVID-19 response, according to a video released by media watchdog Reporters Without Borders.

22 May 2024 9:25 am
Vietnam Parliament Elects Top Policeman As Country's New President

Vietnam's rubber-stamp parliament voted in public security minister To Lam as the country's new president on Wednesday, after a major anti-corruption campaign forced his predecessor to resign.

22 May 2024 9:16 am
AI-Powered Surveillance Cameras To Combat School Gun Violence In US: Report

Kansas lawmakers are considering implementing AI-powered camera systems by ZeroEyes to detect firearms on school grounds, following a significant rise in school shootings.

22 May 2024 7:58 am
Watch: India's 1st Space Tourist Shows Off Indian Flag During Flight

Indian-origin entrepreneur and pilot Gopichand Thotakura made history by becoming the first Indian tourist to venture into space as part of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin's NS-25 mission.

22 May 2024 7:41 am
Trump Says He Will Sue Biopic Showing Him Raping His Wife, Director Responds

The director of an explosive biopic that shows Donald Trump raping his wife defended the controversial scene on Tuesday, telling AFP the alleged incident is well known and shed light on the ex-president's character.

22 May 2024 7:38 am
US House Leader Moves Toward Inviting Netanyahu To Address Congress

The Republican leader of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was close to inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address lawmakers even if the Senate's Democratic leader did not go along.

22 May 2024 5:32 am
Ireland To Announce Recognition Of Palestinian State Today: Source

The Irish government is to announce the recognition of a Palestinian state on Wednesday, a source familiar with the matter said.

22 May 2024 5:15 am
OpenAI Says AI Is Safe Enough As Scandals Raise Concerns

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman defended his company's AI technology as safe for widespread use, as concerns mount over potential risks and lack of proper safeguards for ChatGPT-style AI systems.

22 May 2024 5:05 am
Vice President To Visit Tehran To Attend Iran President's Funeral Tomorrow

The funeral of Iran President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and others killed in helicopter crash will be held tomorrow at Tehran University, in the capital city of Iran.

21 May 2024 11:55 pm
Am A Love Child: Philippines Town Mayor Denies Being Chinese Spy

The mayor of a small Philippines town who has been accused of being a Chinese spy has rebutted the charges and clarified that she is a filipino.

21 May 2024 11:34 pm
World Economic Forum Founder Klaus Schwab To Step Back From Executive Role

Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, will be stepping down from his executive role.

21 May 2024 11:04 pm
Man In Singapore Treated Daughter Like Pet, Confined Her To Tiny Market Stall For A Year

A 63-year-old man in Singapore is under investigation for allegedly confining his 15-year-old daughter to a tiny market stall for nearly a year.

21 May 2024 10:21 pm
Sickening, Disgraceful: White House On Trump's Unified Reich Post

The White House on Tuesday condemned a video posted by Donald Trump's social media account showing fake headlines about a unified reich if he wins the 2024 presidential election.

21 May 2024 10:09 pm
3 Indians Among 229 Aboard Singapore Airlines Flight Hit By 'Turbulence'

There were at least three Indian nationals among the 229 people aboard the Singapore Airlines flight that encountered a sudden extreme turbulence over the Irrawaddy Basin at 37,000 feet, the flag carrier of Singapore said on Tuesday.

21 May 2024 9:32 pm