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May 2, 2017 3:55 AM Democrats confident they can block Trump’s agenda after spending-bill win

Democrats believe they have set the stage to block President Donald Trump's legislative priorities for years to come by winning major concessions in a spending bill to keep the government open. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., secured nearly $5 billion in new domestic spending by exploiting 6

April 26, 2017 6:43 AM Rihanna and Lupita to star in twitter movie together?

The power of social media cannot be underestimated. This all began after a tweet from a user called 1800SADGAL accompanied with a photo of the two celebrities at the Miu Miu fashion show went viral. ‘’Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and Lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan the scams.’’ The tweet read. Twitter users then went on to recruit 24

April 20, 2017 10:37 AM Kind-hearted motorsport fans backed by Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button raise more than £400,000 overnight for British driver, 17, who lost both legs below the knee in a horror smash

Kind-hearted motorsport fans have raised tens of thousands overnight for a British driver who lost both his legs during a horrific high-speed crash at the weekend. The campaign has seen a significant boost in donations after being backed by Formula 1 megastars Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. Just this morning, the total for the campaign has leaped 11

April 15, 2017 11:56 PM Amid reminders of bloodshed and oppression across the Middle East, beleaguered Christians celebrate Easter

On the eve of Christianity’s holiest day, Coptic Christian families filed past armed guards and a metal detector to the chapel beside St. Mark’s Cathedral, where 29 of their loved ones were killed by an Islamic State suicide bomb attack before Christmas. The marble columns still bear large pockmarks gouged out by the explosion. A week earlier, Islamic 14

April 13, 2017 5:21 PM NASA releases global maps of ‘night light’ on Earth

Daily, high definition views may be available soon NASA scientists have released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet. Satellite images of Earth at night have been a source of curiosity for public and a tool for fundamental research for nearly 25 years 82

April 6, 2017 9:06 AM Carleton sign lights up blue for Autism Speaks

The Carleton sign on Bronson Avenue was lit up with blue lights in honour of National Autism Awareness Day on April 2, an annual event that is meant to bring awareness of those who have autism. The project to light up the sign was spearheaded by the Carleton chapter of Autism Speaks, the first chapter of Autism Speaks in Canada. Circling back around 51

March 26, 2017 5:52 PM Qatar Airways switches off lights for Earth Hour

The initiative marked an effort to encourage communities and individuals to come together to highlight the importance of combating climate change, the Doha-based carrier said in a press statement. The airline created an internal awareness campaign to encourage participation of its staff at home and boost awareness of the global initiative. Earth Hour, launched 91

March 26, 2017 9:59 AM “You deserve a seizure”: Anti-Semitic rants support man accused of Twitter assault

Anti-Semitic views are expressed by dozens of people rushing to pay legal bills for a Maryland man Best-selling author and journalist Kurt Eichenwald, who is epileptic and has been a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, suffered a sudden seizure in December when he opened an animated tweet with a flashing strobe light image that said: “You deserve 17

March 25, 2017 9:56 PM Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

SYDNEY — Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness on Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change. Millions of people from some 170 countries and territories are expected to take part in the annual bid to highlight global warming caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive 74

March 25, 2017 7:11 AM Tiesto Compares Connecting To The Audience Like ‘Having Sex’

For the past 20 years, Tijs “Tiesto” Verwest has been capturing audiences across the world with his music and DJing. In fact, Tiesto finds the experience so intimate that he said “basically it's like having sex.” Throughout the years, Tiesto has released countless hits including “Adagio for Strings,” “Maximal Crazy,” “C'Mon,” “Red Lights,” and “We Own The Nights 16