Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

Israel ready to go into Syria to 'protect Druze village'

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 04:10 The Israeli military, which has been launching airstrikes against Syria, could be preparing to cross into its territory now. It says it’s ready to act to protect the Druze village of Hader, located on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, after a car bomb killed nine people and injured 23 others there. “In ...

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Brazile faces backlash after memo shows Clinton paid DNC for staffing, policy control

A newly released memo shows a deal struck between the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and then-candidate Hillary Clinton in 2015 gave her campaign power to influence staffing and policy, in exchange for monthly payments. On Friday, NBC News released another agreement between the DNC and the Clinton campaign from August 26, 2015, only four months after Clinton announced her candidacy. ...

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4 TechCrunch writers bought the iPhone X. Here are our thoughts

Happy iPhone X day! A few of us over here at TechCrunch received our new toys today and wanted to share some initial thoughts with y’all. Leggo. First up, Megan Rose Dickey, the lunatic who at one point told co-workers she felt like she was on drugs during her initial iPhone X exploration: I could barely sleep last night because ...

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Colbert takes swipes at Madrid for ‘restoring democracy’ by ‘jailing everyone people elected’

Late Show host Steven Colbert derided the Spanish government’s handling of the Catalan crisis, in particular its decision to call snap elections to “restore democracy” amid a crackdown on the lawfully elected Catalan leaders. In a segment titled, “Spaint’ Misbehaving” Colbert had a go at Spanish Prime Minster Mariano Rajoy. In his signature tongue-in-cheek manner, the popular host mocked double ...

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Netflix says no House of Cards if Spacey stays, producers may kill his character

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 03:28 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 03:32 Stream service Netflix says it is cutting all ties with actor Kevin Spacey, embroiled in a sex scandal, including dropping the hit series House of Cards if Spacey remains part of the cast. Netflix had already suspended the airing of House of Cards when initial allegations against Spacey ...

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4 TechCrunch writers bought the iPhone X. Here are our thoughts

Happy iPhone X day! A few of us over here at TechCrunch received our new toys today and wanted to share some initial thoughts with y’all. Leggo. First up, Megan Rose Dickey, the lunatic who at one point told co-workers she felt like she was on drugs during her initial iPhone X exploration: I could barely sleep last night because ...

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Earth’s 1st interstellar explorers have been chosen, and they’re tiny

The Starlight program has selected both tardigrades and a species of roundworm as the Earth’s first interstellar voyagers who will cross the solar system at relativistic speeds on a laser-powered craft. “It will not be easy,” said Philip Lubin, head of the Starlight program at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), as cited by Space.com. “There are many difficult ...

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Chicago PD resort to backup to rescue fat raccoon trapped in sewer grate (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:44 The old saying, “Eyes bigger than your stomach” rang true for one unfortunate, and severely bloated, raccoon caught in a sewer grate in the Zion suburb of Chicago Thursday afternoon. “It seems this little guy has been eating a little too well,” the Zion Police Department wrote. However, the raccoon (AKA trash panda, dumpster shark, ring-tailed ...

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Prominent Russian sports host destroys his chair on air (VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:14 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:15 Prominent Russian media host Vasiliy Utkin crashed form his chair during a live broadcast on a sports radio. He confessed it was by far not the first one he had destroyed in his lifetime, just the first on camera. The incident occurred on Thursday, as Utkin took part ...

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'You're probably doing business with aliens now': 50yo communist time capsule opened in Siberia

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:30 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:33 Siberian communists back in 1967 dreamed big, believing that by now we would have landed on Mars and established contacts with alien civilizations, a time capsule opened in Novosibirsk revealed. The retro-futuristic time capsule was placed in the city’s culture center 50 years ago to be opened in ...

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