The Women Who Were Almost Royals

Some 750 million people around the world tuned in to watch the royal wedding of Lady Diana Spencer and Charles, Prince of Wales, nearly 37 years ago. But before His Royal Highness married the “people’s princess” on July 29, 1981, he spent more than a decade searching for a suitable partner, a quest that reportedly […]

Trade War Watch: NAFTA Window Almost Closed, Canada Still Isn’t Interested

The United States is getting extremely close to having to move forward on its NAFTA deal with Mexico without Canada, according to White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett. “I’m a little surprised that the Canadians haven’t signed up yet,” Hassett said in an interview with Fox News. “I worry that politics in Canada is trumping […]

Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at the top of the world

Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at the top of the world NOW WATCH: Watch China demolish a 41-year-old bridge in just one second See Also: Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at […]

African-American support of Trump at 36%, almost double from last year – poll

Support for US President Donald Trump among black voters is currently at 36 percent, almost double the number from last year, according to a new poll. It comes despite reports that a tape exists of Trump using the N-word. The 36 percent approval rating, revealed in a Rasmussen poll on Thursday, is a huge surge […]

America's Westernmost Used Bookstore That Almost Wasn't?

Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, Kauai, could so easily not have been. If it were not for the auspicious appearance of a double rainbow, convincing the now owners to pay rent on the bookstore premises instead of their flat, we wouldn’t have a story to tell. It wasn’t exactly the first time that Ed and […]

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews and almost aligns their features

Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 previews for PCs. The first build, which contains only bug fixes, is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year. The second build is from the 19H1 branch, which, as its name indicates, will arrive in the first […]

Almost half of Swedes & Danes reject EU, prefer their own ‘Nordic Union’ – poll

Nearly half of Swedes and Danes said they’d rather be in a ‘Nordic Union’ with their neighbors from Norway, Finland and Iceland than in the EU, a fresh poll revealed. Research conducted by pollster Sentio for Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen showed 47 percent support the hypothetical Nordic Union in Sweden and 45 percent in Denmark.32 percent […]

Juventus reportedly sold $60 million worth of Ronaldo jerseys in 24 hours — almost half his transfer fee

Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo fever is gripping Juventus FC. One of the planet's most successful soccer players has only recently joined the Italian giant, but the club has already sold $ 60 million in shirts, seen its stock price increase almost 40%, and gained over 1 million new followers on its social-media channels, according to several […]

NASA accidentally burned evidence of life on Mars almost 50 years ago

During the 1970s, the Viking probe went to Mars and found no evidence of any organic matter. Yet NASA recently announced its Curiosity rover had discovered complex organic molecules on the surface of Mars. It now seems Viking may have made the same discovery more than 40 years ago — then accidentally burned it up. […]