GM's new Chevy Silverado bids for more U.S. pickup profits

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co on Saturday fired a new round in the battle for profits from one of the U.S. auto industry’s most lucrative segments when it showed a new generation of its Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck at Detroit’s auto show. The new Silverado, a highlight of the show, is the successor to […]

DREAMer Finds Better Life In Mexico And Sees More Opportunities

DREAMer Finds Better Life In Mexico And Sees More Opportunities

Kevin Bueno, a 22-year-old Dreamer who lived in Colorado, found an alternative to all the chaos that occurred after Donald Trump took office. Bueno’s mother always dreamt of his son going to college and having a career, but schooling was going to be too expensive for an undocumented student. ElUniversal Bueno arrived in the United […]

Philippines Tropical Storm Tembin kills more than 100 on Mindanao

Philippines Tropical Storm Tembin kills more than 100 on Mindanao

Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 100 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing. Storm Tembin brought flash flooding and mudslides to parts of Mindanao island. Two towns badly hit were Tubod and Piagapo, where a number of homes […]

Burglars demand ‘more clarity’ about holiday plans from Facebook users|Humor

A spokesman for the burglar community says he appreciates that most Facebook users are ‘admirably candid’ about when the entire contents of their house are there for the taking.  He likes the way they go on for weeks about their upcoming trip abroad and tell their Facebook friends how their 85-year-old neighbour will be ‘keeping […]

Earth’s climate will warm 15 per cent more than we thought

Earth’s climate will warm 15 per cent more than we thought

Earth is toastplainpicture/Jochen Knobloch By Michael Le Page CHILDREN born now could live to witness the planet warming more than 4°C, even if we cut greenhouse emissions by a fair amount. That’s one of the terrifying implications of a study that adds to the growing evidence that the “official” projections underestimate future warming. “Basically, it […]

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

In the fifty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Sovetskaya Rossiya. He discusses Vladimir Putin’s announcement of his candidacy for the March 2018 presidential election and examines the current anti-Russian political trends in Europe. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at […]

Gulliver's Travels Wasn't Meant to Be a Children's Book And More Things You Didn't Know About the Literary Classic

Gulliver's Travels Wasn't Meant to Be a Children's Book And More Things You Didn't Know About the Literary Classic

Happy 350th birthday, Jonathan Swift. Widely recognised as the leading satirist in the history of the English language, Swift found his way into the world 350 years ago on November 30, 1667. Celebrations of his life and legacy have been underway across the globe – not only in his home city of Dublin but also Philadelphia, Münster, Yokosuka City, Dundee and beyond. […]

'Islamophobes' exploiting terrorist attacks for more Twitter followers – study

'Islamophobes' exploiting terrorist attacks for more Twitter followers – study

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 13:04 Edited time: 27 Nov, 2017 13:50 UK terrorist attacks have been exploited by an international network of anti-Muslim activists, a study by anti-racism group Hope not Hate has found. Prominent Islamophobic Twitter accounts used bots and fake news, and manipulated images to boost their followings. Read more The group […]