North America

  • Google mistakes Shaq for Joey Fatone in *NSYNC boy band

    MiamiHerald / Google accidentally listed Shaquille O’Neal as the fifth member of musical boy band *NSYNC, replacing baritone Joey Fatone with the NBA legend, who played for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, when people searched for the group. O’Neal won NBA titles with the Lakers and Heat. Justin Timberlake, one of…

  • Publix censors 'Summa Cum Laude' on graduation cake, mom says

    MiamiHerald / Publix cake makers, or whoever came up with the list of naughty words that cannot appear on cakes, clearly didn’t graduate from high school “with the highest distinction.” For generations, students who graduate in the top 1 to 5 percent of their class are awarded the distinction summa cum laude, Latin for “with…

  • Google mistakes Shaq for Joey Fatone in *NSYNC boy band

    MiamiHerald / Google accidentally listed Shaquille O’Neal as the fifth member of musical boy band *NSYNC, replacing baritone Joey Fatone with the NBA legend, who played for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, when people searched for the group. O’Neal won NBA titles with the Lakers and Heat. Justin Timberlake, one of…

  • UK worried over Germany’s Russian gas reliance as hot war scenario discussed with MPs

    RT / UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told the Commons select committee of his fears of German over-reliance on Russian gas – should conflict arise between NATO and Moscow. Williamson appeared during a Defence Committee on US, NATO and UK defense relations ahead of July’s upcoming NATO summit, where MPs scrutinized the MoD’s financial priorities…

  • Zuckerberg responde en Europa por filtración de datos de Facebook

    La voz de america / El presidente ejecutivo de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, se reunirá el martes con líderes del Parlamento Europeo para responder a las preguntas sobre cómo los datos de millones de usuarios de la red social terminaron en manos de una consultora política. La reunión tiene lugar tres días antes de que entren…

  • Publix censors 'Summa Cum Laude' on graduation cake, mom says

    MiamiHerald / Publix cake makers, or whoever came up with the list of naughty words that cannot appear on cakes, clearly didn’t graduate from high school “with the highest distinction.” For generations, students who graduate in the top 1 to 5 percent of their class are awarded the distinction summa cum laude, Latin for “with…

  • Google mistakes Shaq for Joey Fatone in *NSYNC boy band

    MiamiHerald / Google accidentally listed Shaquille O’Neal as the fifth member of musical boy band *NSYNC, replacing baritone Joey Fatone with the NBA legend, who played for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, when people searched for the group. O’Neal won NBA titles with the Lakers and Heat. Justin Timberlake, one of…

  • Germany wants to extradite Catalonia’s independence leader Carles Puigdemont

    RT / Ex-Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, one of the leaders of the region’s secession movement wanted in Spain on rebellion charges, will most likely be extradited from Germany on lesser charges. Prosecutors of the higher regional court in Schleswig-Holstein stated that they were preparing the necessary paperwork to allow the extradition of Puigdemont to Spain….

  • Gobierno de Maduro califica de “ilegales” sanciones de EE.UU.

    La voz de america / CARACAS —  Después de la victoria electoral el domingo, el gobierno del presidente Nicolás Maduro recibió un fuerte rechazo internacional y una primera embestida de sanciones de Estados Unidos. El Grupo de Lima, que congrega a Canadá y 13 países latinoamericanos, llamó a consultas a sus embajadores en Caracas y…

  • Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat

    MiamiHerald / President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government and trying to sabotage the country’s recent presidential election. “The empire doesn’t dominate us here,” Maduro said in a televised address, giving charge d’affaires Todd Robinson and his deputy Brian Naranjo 48…

  • Florida lawsuit alleges McDonald's forces customers to pay for cheese

    MiamiHerald / Two South Florida McDonald’s customers think the fast-food giant is being awfully cheesy with how it charges customers for a signature item that has been on its menu since 1975. According to a class-action lawsuit filed in Fort Lauderdale federal court on May 1, Cynthia Kissner, of Broward County, and Leonard Werner, of…

  • Bolsa de Nueva York será presidida por una mujer por primera vez

    La voz de america / La Bolsa de Nueva York (NYSE, por sus siglas en inglés) estará presidida por una mujer por primera vez en sus 226 años de historia. Stacey Cunningham se convertirá en la 67ta persona que ocupa la presidencia de la entidad, explicó la compañía matriz de NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc., al…

  • Surveillance state? Amazon selling facial recognition technology to govt ‘threatens freedom’

    RT / Amazon’s powerful new facial recognition technology automates mass government surveillance and threatens individual freedom, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The online retail giant has begun selling the big brother-like technology, which it calls “Rekognition,” to law enforcement and local government authorities across the United States. The new service can identify,…

  • Outlawing of corrupt payments to political parties blocked by Tories

    RT / The UK government has refused to change a law to make it illegal for political parties to accept donations from corrupt sources, prompting Labour’s John McDonnell to ask, “why are you soft on tax evaders and money launderers?” McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, raised the issue of corrupt payments at Treasury Questions in Parliament,…

  • Russian sub test-fires volley of 4 ICBMs across Eurasia

    RT / A Russian submarine has successfully launched four intercontinental ballistic missiles from the White Sea at a test site on the Kamchatka peninsula in the Far East, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The launch was made by the Borey-class strategic submarine Yuri Dolgoruky, from the underwater position on Tuesday. It was the first…

  • Two women who jumped off a rowboat in the Keys have been found

    MiamiHerald / Two woman who were reported missing by a man who said they jumped from his rowboat in Boot Key Harbor off Marathon early Tuesday morning were found safe in the afternoon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The women called Coast Guard Sector Key West at 1 p.m. to report they were safe…

  • Summit with North Korea in June may be delayed – Trump

    RT / The summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “may or may not happen” as scheduled, depending on Kim’s actions in the coming days, Trump said in a meeting with the South Korean president. Trump and Moon Jae-in met at the White House on Tuesday to discuss the summit,…

  • OEA no reconoce a Maduro como presidente legítimo de Venezuela

    La voz de america / El secretario general de la Organización de Estados Americanos, OEA, Luis Almagro, criticó las elecciones en Venezuela diciendo que el domingo fue un “día infame para la democracia en las Américas”. “Las elecciones en Venezuela se realizaron con más de 300 presos políticos en las cárceles”, dijo Almagro en un…

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Asia

  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

Latin America

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