Canada loses tightly fought game to Russia in world juniors round-robin finale

The head coach of Canada's junior hockey team says his squad didn't have a "driver's mentality" when they began a battle with the Russians Monday night. "Foot on the gas, looking through the windshield and you're going after them, you're going after a win. We didn't play like that and that's how winners play," Tim […]

Black box data shows pilots fought control system in Indonesia crash

Enlarge / Cpt Nurcahyo Utomo (head of Flight Mode Indonesian Safety Transportation Committee) during the press conference, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 28, 2018. (credit: Donal Husni/NurPhoto via Getty Images) More evidence supporting the theory that faulty sensor data caused the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX in October has emerged from the […]

75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle of their campaign to halt the Nazi war machine

75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle of their campaign to halt the Nazi war machine NOW WATCH: America’s B-2 stealth bomber is unlike any military aircraft in the world See Also: 75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle […]

How a Small Black-Owned Newspaper Fought a Racist Establishment and Won

If you think the news is a battleground now, you should have been in Trinidad in August 1969. That’s when the Trinidad Express refused to stop covering the story of Dr. Leonard Hanna, a Black American dentist, and his wife, who’d been turned away from the Trinidad Country Club tennis courts despite their staying at […]

Syria a victim of wars fought in the name of oil – Austrian Foreign Minister

Oil is the real reason behind all conflicts in the Middle East while Syria is just the latest victim of this struggle, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl told the UN General Assembly in a speech she started in Arabic. Read more The very existence of the modern Middle Eastern states have been “shaped by oil […]

‘Me & Orban fought Brussels quotas’: Czech PM takes credit for derailing ‘absurd’ EU migrant sharing

Czech PM Andrej Babis believes that canceling EU migrant quotas was one of the major successes of his foreign policy, saying that he fought against quotas together with Viktor Orban and managed to “abolish the absurd system.” “[Orban and I] fought against the quotas in Brussels, and we have abolished this absurd system,” Babis said. Read […]

Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: 'Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm secretly FOUGHT over THIS'

Star Wars has weathered some fan storms across the decades. The low point occured around the time a certain Gun-gun emerged from the swamp, alongside midichlorians and the worst child actor this side of Naboo. However, the fans never abandoned their beloved franchise, never lost faith. Until now. A major section of the fandom (hardcore […]

Smartsheet fought a legal battle to hire this ex-Amazon exec — and now it’s paying him almost $1 million more than the CEO (AMZN)

LinkedIn/Gene Farrell On Monday, cloud-based project management software company Smartsheet filed to go public. The filing revealed that it paid exec Gene Farrell almost $ 2.7 million in 2017 — that’s 70% more than CEO Mark Mader’s total compensation package of $ 1.9 million. Farrell is an ex-Amazon Web Services vice president who came out […]

Child warrior? Sickly Tutankhamun ‘fought in battle,’ new research suggests

Tutankhamen, the ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ascended to the throne at the age of nine, could have once taken part in battle. That’s according to the latest research into the boy king’s leather armor. Theories about the cause of the royal’s death range from an infected leg fracture to sickle cell anemia and epilepsy. Over […]