Tag Archives: First

Gender X: Netherlands issues its first gender-neutral passport after govt loses court battle

The Netherlands has issued its first gender-neutral passport after an ‘intersex’ Dutch-person successfully argued that prohibiting citizens from registering as gender neutral amounted to a violation of “self-determination.” Read more Leonne Zeegers, 57, received a passport that identifies her gender as ‘X’, after winning a lawsuit against the government. The Dutch court sided with Zeegers, who claimed that prohibiting a ...

Read More »

First Le Pen, now Melenchon? Another Macron critic has headquarters raided

Former French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon’s home has been raided by police, as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of EU funds that also targeted political firebrand and Macron critic Marine Le Pen. The leader of France’s left-wing La France Insoumise (France Unbowed) livestreamed the unannounced intrusion on Facebook, vowing to exact revenge on France’s Minister of Justice Nicole ...

Read More »

City that never sleeps… or shoots? NYC enjoys first shooting-free weekend in decades

The New York City Police Dept. has taken a victory lap after the Big Apple went the entire weekend without a shooting – a streak that hasn’t been seen since at least 1993. Murders are up eight percent from last year, however. From Thursday morning to Monday afternoon, New York City’s 8.5 million inhabitants kept their fingers off their triggers, ...

Read More »

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks publicly for the first time about its censored China search engine

Commenting publicly for the first time about Google’s censored search engine for China, CEO Sundar Pichai said onstage at the WIRED 25 summit in San Francisco that the company is taking “a longer-term view” about the country. Codenamed Project Dragonfly, the controversial development has been public knowledge since a report in August by the Intercept, generating significant backlash, with several ...

Read More »

See FIRST PHOTOS of space capsule after US-Russian crew dramatic landing

The futuristic gumdrop-shaped space capsule in which the ISS crew landed can now be seen in the middle of the Kazakh steppe, photos show. The US-Russian duo narrowly escaped death in the botched space launch earlier on Thursday. The co-pilots, Russia’s Aleksey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague, carried out a “ballistic re-entry” and were unable to reach the space ...

Read More »

Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles

Shopify, the provider of payment and logistics management software and services for retailers, has opened its first physical storefront in Los Angeles. The first brick and mortar location for the Toronto-based company, is nestled in a warren of downtown Los Angeles boutique shops in a complex known as the Row DTLA. For Shopify, Los Angeles is the ideal place to ...

Read More »

First images of ISS crew after emergency landing (PHOTOS)

Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 11:57 #СоюзМС10: космонавт Роскосмоса Алексей Овчинин и астронавт @NASA Ник Хейг сейчас находятся в Жезказгане и проходят обследование перед вылетом. Генеральный директор Роскосмоса Дмитрий Рогозин (@Rogozin) принял решение о транспортировке космонавтов на Байконур. pic.twitter.com/b1IzKZZI8O — РОСКОСМОС (@roscosmos) October 11, 2018 DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

Read More »

Brazil’s right-wing Bolsonaro narrowly misses first round win in presidential election

Brazilian right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro will head to the second round of the election, facing leftist candidate Fernando Haddad on October 28, after narrowly failing to secure fifty percent of the vote in the first round. Bolsonaro is leading the polls in the first round of the presidential election, with 47 percent of the vote and 92.5 percent of the votes ...

Read More »

First ever ‘exomoon’ discovered orbiting planet outside our solar system – study

Scientists have reported the first ever discovery of a moon orbiting around an ‘exoplanet’ – a planet that exists outside of the Earth’s solar system. Thousands of exoplanets have previously been found by astronomers, with some suggesting they could possibly support life, but this is the first time scientists have ever found what they believe is a moon orbiting one ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!