Inflation in Venezuela hits 1,300,000%, opposition-led Congress claims

Venezuela’s National Assembly, an opposition-controlled legislative body, said annual inflation has reached 1,300,000 percent in November as the country struggles through its worst economic crisis ever. At the same time, the rate of monthly inflation has gradually decelerated during three months through November. According to the report by the National Assembly, the figure declined to […]

James Comey told lawmakers that he’s ‘not friends’ with Mueller, despite Trump’s claims

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former FBI Director James Comey said during his testimony before lawmakers that he and the special counsel Robert Mueller are “not friends in any social sense.” The testimony occurred in a closed-door setting, but lawmakers released a redacted transcript of the proceedings on Saturday. President Donald Trump often accuses the pair […]

PSG rubbish claims that they HAVE to sell superstar duo

Paris Saint-Germain have issued an astonishing denial over claims they are ready to sell either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar to avoid a Financial Fair Play penalty. French newspaper L’Equipe published an article late on Friday night suggesting the Ligue 1 giants are considering cashing in on one of their stars to avoid breaking UEFA regulations. […]

Facebook “weaponized“ user data, app developer’s new lawsuit claims

Enlarge / Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg departs after testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) In recent weeks, a dust-up between the maker of a forgotten Facebook bikini app and […]

Rumor claims Google Hangouts will shut down in 2020

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: there’s a report that Google is considering either launching or shutting down a messaging app. 9to5Google said that based on a “source familiar with the product’s internal roadmap,” Google Hangouts as a consumer product will come to an end in 2020. Whether or not that holds up […]

Jurgen Klopp SLAMS referee and claims PSG made Liverpool look like 'butchers' in defeat

Neymar netted the winner for the French champions as Liverpool suffered a loss. Juan Bernat gave PSG the lead in the 13th minute before the Brazil international made it 2-0. James Milner gave Liverpool hope in first half injury time when he converted a penalty after Sadio Mane was fouled. But Klopp made it clear […]

Germany’s ‘Achilles heel’? Report claims Middle East consulates sell forged visas to migrants

Corrupt officials at German consulates in some Middle Eastern states have been collaborating with people smugglers and literally selling forged visas to migrants seeking to come to Germany as refugees, according to reports. The corrupt schemes “have been run smoothly [by employees] in the visa centers of many German diplomatic missions abroad,” and the Middle […]

Chinese scientist claims he edited babies’ genes with CRISPR

A Chinese scientist claims to have created the world’s first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool. He Jiankui (pictured) told the Associated Press that twin girls, Lulu and Nana, were born earlier this month following embryo-editing using CRISPR to disable the CCR5 gene, which allows the HIV virus to infect cells. An American scientist, Michael […]

Netanyahu takes over as defense minister, claims times too difficult for early election

Assuming the position of Defense Minister after several high-profile resignations, Israeli Pime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has, for the sake of national security, warned remaining ministers against pushing for an early election. While Netanyahu is known for cleverly playing the security card in the past, there’s no guarantee that it will be enough to hold his […]