Category: Special News

Unique ‘battle draw’ to red meat up existence at France’s deprived suburbs 0

Unique ‘battle draw’ to red meat up existence at France’s deprived suburbs

When Emmanuel Macron announced his bid for the French presidency in November 2016 from Seine-Saint-Denis, the poorest suburb in France, the message was clear: improving the social situation in the French banlieues, or suburbs, was one of his priorities. Seine-Saint-Denis, located just northeast of Paris, had long been synonymous with the conditions that blight France’s…

Pakistan international minister disqualified from parliament 0

Pakistan international minister disqualified from parliament

A Pakistani court has disqualified Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif from holding public office on charges that he made omissions on a parliamentary wealth declaration, the latest blow to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party. A three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court issued the verdict in the Pakistani capital on Thursday. Asif later told…

The fixation with the ‘Iranian nuclear threat’ 0

The fixation with the ‘Iranian nuclear threat’

A sustained effort by the administration of US President Donald Trump and its allies at home and the Middle East to cancel, or at least renegotiate, the Iran nuclear deal appears to have succeeded in bringing one major European country, France, to its side. French President Emmanuel Macron said during a visit to the United States…

Janelle Monáe formally comes out in original interview 0

Janelle Monáe formally comes out in original interview

Janelle Monáe’s new visual album Dirty Computer is due out this Friday, but the R&B star has some other news to share. Speaking with Rolling Stone writer Brittany Spanos for a new cover story, Monáe officially came out. “Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and…

Liverpool book ‘phenomenal’ Rome meeting to field fan safety 0

Liverpool book ‘phenomenal’ Rome meeting to field fan safety

Liverpool will meet with relevant stakeholders in Rome in the hope of assuring fan safety during their Champions League match with Roma, after violence marred the first leg at Anfield. Two men from the Italian capital were charged on Thursday in connection with an attack on a 53-year-old man, who suffered serious head injuries just…

How Short Sellers Built a Industrial on Security Bugs 0

How Short Sellers Built a Industrial on Security Bugs

The message came on the morning of March 12 like a warning shot—or, as executives at Advanced Micro Devices Inc. might have seen it, a sucker punch. In an email sent to the general security inbox maintained by the Santa Clara, Calif., chipmaker, an executive of a security company located on the other side of…