Will Nevada elect the US’s first female-majority legislature?
Patricia Ackerman never thought she'd run for office in the US. A successful business owner by the age of 21, an award-winning actress at the age of 30 and then an FBI agent sent on undercover missions to Russia, Ackerman said she never knew where she was going. "I always had my bags packed," she…
iOS 12.1 extends controversial processor throttling feature to the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X
iOS 12.1 will give iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X owners more control over the battery.Image: lili sams/mashableBy Jake Krol2018-10-31 17:48:07 UTC With iOS 12.1, Apple introduced a bunch of new features to its mobile devices like Group FaceTime and dozens of new emoji. But the company also elected to add a controversial new performance…
Taliban appoints ex-Guantanamo inmates to Qatar office
The Taliban have appointed five former commanders who spent more than a decade as prisoners in Guantanamo Bay as members of its political office in Qatar, where tentative talks to end the Afghan conflict are ongoing. The five commanders, Mohammad Fazl, Mohammed Nabi, Khairullah Khairkhwa, Abdul Haq Wasiq and Noorullah Noori, were held for 12…
Hawaii approves world’s biggest telescope
Image copyright Thirty Meter Telescope Hawaii's Supreme Court has approved construction of what will be the largest single telescope in the world on the controversial site of Mauna Kea.Work on the $1.4bn (£1bn) Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) had paused in 2015 after protests from some native Hawaiians, to whom the land is sacred.The state's top…
Halloween jinx? ‘Today,’ ‘GMA,’ ‘Kelly and Ryan’ hosts dress up as ’80s characters
CLOSE There is no shortage of horror films out there and there’s also no shortage of opinion on which one is the best of all time. Buzz60Morning and daytime talk shows treated viewers to plenty of tricks and treats during their Halloween spooktaculars Wednesday – many of which were '80s-themed."Today" Halloween was already a sensitive topic…