Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says...
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Facebook’s Zuckerberg posts throwback video of getting accepted into Harvard
We are all familiar with the nerves before getting a response from a potential university one has applied to. This is exactly what Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, then a college hopeful, experienced when he opened an email from Harvard University back in the early 2000s. Zuckerberg’s father... Read more
Wall Street ends off session highs after fresh Russia probe reports
US stocks rose but closed below their session highs on renewed concerns about Donald Trump’s presidency, after two new reports related to a federal investigation into possible coordination between Russia and Trump’s election campaign. A senior White House adviser is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement... Read more
Iran counts votes after big turnout in presidential election
Vote counting began in Iran on Saturday after a high turnout in an unexpectedly tight presidential election pitting President Hassan Rouhani, who wants to normalize ties with the West, against a hardline judge who says he has already gone too far. More than 40 million votes were cast, the... Read more
Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session
Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Donald Trump last week amid an agency probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election, has agreed to testify before the US Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing, the committee said in a statement on Friday. The... Read more
Death toll in southern Libyan attack rises to 141: official
A spokesman for east Libyan armed forces said on Friday that as many as 141 people had been killed a day earlier in an attack on a southern air base. Ahmed al-Mismari, a spokesman for the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), said 103 of those killed in the attack... Read more
Mumbai beat Kolkata to storm into IPL final
Indian leg-spinner Karn Sharma claimed four wickets to lead Mumbai Indians into the Indian Premier League final after humbling Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets in the second qualifier Friday. Sharma returned with figures of 4-16 to help bowl out Kolkata for 107, with Mumbai achieving the target in... Read more
PIA announces to ground ‘overweight’ crew
Pakistan International Airlines has decided to ground overweight crew and issued warning letters to seven crew. PIA administration has issued warning letter and grounded seven crew members whose weight was not found in accordance with their height. PIA administration has also issued letter  to ground the crew members has been... Read more