Chinese stocks surge as the government’s ‘plunge protection team’ goes all-in

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Chinese stocks have exploded higher upon the resumption of trade on Monday, adding to huge gains on Friday. The surge in buying reflects the continued rollout of measures from Chinese policymakers to help support stocks and household spending. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index is currently on track to record its largest two-day percentage […]

Moscow to take ‘military-technical’ measures if US goes on breaking treaties – Russian deputy FM

The US policy of breaking treaties is “crude and blunt,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, adding that if it continues, Moscow will have to take retaliatory steps, including “military-technical” measures. Read more “The сrude and blunt US policy causes more and more rejection in many countries,” Ryabkrov told RIA Novosti, commenting on US […]

White woman calls cops on black man cheering son’s soccer game, goes viral as ‘Golfcart Gail’

A Florida woman has faced ridicule online after she was recorded calling the police on a black man while he shouted and cheered from the sidelines during his teenage son’s soccer game. The woman, who was dubbed ‘Golfcart Gail’ in a now viral Facebook post (but whose name, we’re guessing, is probably not Gail), is […]

WATCH: Crocodile show goes VERY wrong in viral video – but not as you might think

A crocodile show is always a scary feat for anyone getting up close to the toothy beasts. And these performers taking part in a display in China are clearly not comfortable with the crocs. A hilarious viral video captured the moment terror suddenly spread during a crocodile show – but it wasn’t the reptile’s fault. […]

YouTube users question sanity, reality as service goes dark worldwide

YouTube videos began returning errors around 9pm EST. The site infrastructure still loads, but the videos themselves do not play and are replaced by error messages imploring users to “please try again later.” The video-sharing website is seeing a massive service disruption across the northeastern United States, as well as parts of West and East […]

‘GOAT’ display goes begging for Aussies

Lyon takes 4-0 from 60:00 Cricket: Nathan Lyon produced six of his best consecutive deliveries, grabbing four wickets in the process in the opening innings against Pakistan. October 16th 2018 6 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ James McKernnews.com.au Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit […]

Intel goes up to 8 cores for mainstream chips, with a 28 core overclockable Xeon

Enlarge / Intel 9th generation Coffee Lake-S series 8-core die. (credit: Intel) NEW YORK—Intel unveiled a range of new processors aimed at the performance-desktop segment today. For the mainstream market, there are three new K-series overclockable chips branded as ninth-generation parts; seven new Core X-series chips are launching for the high-end desktop market, and for […]

A rocket goes up, a rocket comes down. The photos are something else

Trevor Mahlmann/Special to Ars In some respects, Sunday night’s launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was nothing special. After all, SpaceX has launched 35 rockets in just the last 21 months. This rocket had already been launched once before as well, back in July, from this very launch pad. […]

ITV Good Morning Britain: Kate Garraway in HYSTERICS as newsreader goes flying off screen

Good Morning Britain viewers tuned in to see Ben Shephard, 43 and Kate Garraway, 51, host today’s show.  And during the entertainment segment, presented by Richard Arnold, 48, a clip was shown of an ITV newsreader who went flying off screen after slipping.  The hosts, along with the majority of viewers watched Balvinder Sidhu, fall […]

WATCH: Embarrassing moment important ceremony goes horribly wrong in Dubai

Dubai Airport workers were left red-faced after an important ceremony went drastically wrong due to a technical failure. The international hub was celebrating the 88th birthday of neighbour Saudi Arabia with a water salute for a Saudia Arabian Airlines flight. This aviation tradition sees two firefighting engines shooting arcs of water over an arriving or departing plane to create […]