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August 17, 2017 7:36 AM Dalai Lama express sympathy at loss of lives in Mandi landslide

SHIMLA: Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama expressed his sympathies at the loss of lives and property caused by a massive landslide in Mandi. "I am deeply saddened to learn that a massive landslide swept away vehicles, including public buses, on the Pathankot-Mandi Highway near Mandi on Saturday night resulting in the tragic death and injury of many people 50

August 17, 2017 5:15 AM Death toll continues to rise in Duterte's war on drugs

Police claim killing of 25 criminals in Manila's week of bloodshed as President Duterte continues crackdown. Twenty-five criminals were killed, including 14 in anti-drug operations, overnight in the Philippine capital Manila in a second night of heavy bloodshed this week as President Duterte's fierce war on drugs intensified. Thursday's killings across 74

August 17, 2017 2:43 AM Philippines: Duterte Threatens Human Rights Community

Call for Police to Shoot Activists ‘Reprehensible’ Activists hold placards as they protest against what they say are drug-related extrajudicial killings, during the International Human Rights Day in Manila, Philippines December 10, 2016. Duterte should immediately withdraw his statement or be investigated for possibly instigating or inciting violence 68

August 17, 2017 2:31 AM Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead

FREETOWN – Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa’s worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds of Freetown residents queued to identify relatives crushed by the mud on Monday in a valley on the outskirts of Freetown 48

August 17, 2017 2:02 AM SeaWorld's matriarch 42-year-old killer whale is euthanized, the second orca death to hit the marine parks in a month

One of the last killer whales caught in captivity for SeaWorld was euthanized in San Diego, making her the second orca death at the marine parks in a month. The whale named Kasatka was put down Tuesday evening after battling a lung disease for years. SeaWorld says Kasatka was 'surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers 69

August 17, 2017 1:36 AM Iranian president threatens to revitalize nuclear program

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president warned Tuesday that it could ramp up its nuclear program and quickly achieve a more advanced level if the U.S. continues "threats and sanctions" against the country, which signed a landmark nuclear accord with world powers in 2015. Hassan Rouhani's remarks to lawmakers were his most direct warning that the deal could 75

August 16, 2017 9:37 PM After Charlottesville, Mark Zuckerberg pledges to remove violent threats from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence today regarding the violent attacks in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend and the ongoing conversation around hosting hate groups online. In a message posted on Facebook, Zuckerberg said the company is “watching the situation closely and will take down threats of physical harm,” noting that more neo-Nazi 41

August 16, 2017 7:01 PM Don't Worry, No One Got Seriously Hurt Filming That Fiery 'Game Of Thrones' Battle

Director of photography Robert McLachlan shares what it was like shooting Season 7. The stakes have never been higher on “Game of Thrones” ― for the characters on screen, but perhaps even for the real people behind the scenes, too. Season 7 gave us the most violent battle since the bastards’ brawl with its fourth episode, “The Spoils of War,” bringing 92

August 16, 2017 6:54 PM Nokia 8: HMD Global's flagship smartphone is aimed at content creators

With a new partnership with Zeiss optics, HMD Global brings a unique dual camera experience with advanced audio recording capability that is designed to capture the world around you. In December 2016, HMD Global launched in Finland with plans to develop and market Nokia-branded phones. Today, its first flagship smartphone was announced. HMD Global has released 48

August 16, 2017 5:28 PM Graceland Plans New Live Venue to Draw Global Stars: 'It's All About Trying to Interpret Elvis's Wishes'

As fans gather to mark 40 years since his death, Elvis Presley's fast-growing estate is on track for its most profitable year yet. It's been 40 years since Elvis Presley died, but the expansion of his storied Graceland estate is just getting started. "So far we've put up $135 million in construction and we're not even close to being finished," Graceland 73