2020 presidential hopeful Kamala Harris defends her prosecutorial record: ‘I’ve been consistent my whole career’

REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Kamala Harris the junior US senator from California, is running for president — and she’s getting out ahead of any prickly questions about her prosecutorial past. Harris kicked off her campaign with a rally in Oakland over the weekend, and on Monday she appeared at a town hall in Iowa hosted by CNN. […]

Stan Lee working on NEW superhero Dirt Man before his death: Daughter hopeful for MOVIE

Two days ago the 95-year-old creator of some of the world’s best-loved superheroes died. Lee introduced the world to Marvel superheroes like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk. And now his daughter has revealed they had been working on a new one together. Speaking with TMZ, she teased a superhero called Dirt Man. […]

Kiwis hopeful Bromwich will join them in time for Test

MICHAEL Maguire has his fingers crossed that Jesse Bromwich won’t join the growing list of Kiwis forwards to be unavailable for this week’s trans-Tasman rugby league Test. Former skipper Bromwich didn’t assemble with the New Zealand squad on Saturday, instead remaining with his family in Melbourne following the premature birth of his third child. Get […]

‘Fake news’ v ‘alternative facts’? Libertarian presidential hopeful on Facebook censorship

Facebook’s strategy to provide “alternative facts” to combat “fake news” will only result in political censorship that will cater for the interests of the Democratic Party, the Libertarians’ presidential hopeful told RT. The world’s largest social media platform is now focusing its efforts on serving millions of their users with “alternative facts,” Facebook COO Sheryl […]

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal retirement claim made by Miami Open hopeful Pablo Carreno

Federer and Nadal have dominated the sport for over a decade but Carreno thinks their time will soon be up. The world No 19 is confident that once they hang up their rackets he will be able to challenge towards the top of the rankings. The furthest Carreno has ever progressed in a Grand Slam […]

Crypto investors are hopeful that Mt Gox’s bitcoin sell-off will be halted until September

REUTERS/Toru Hanai Last week the trustees of bust bitcoin exchange Mt Gox said they had sold $ 400 million of bitcoin since the end of last year. Bitcoin investors blamed the large sell orders for a slump in bitcoin’s price at the start of the year. Many investors believe Mt Gox’s trustees can’t sell any […]

NAFTA talks: Automakers hopeful Canadian compromise will avert disaster

MONTREAL — Auto industry officials fretting about hardline U.S. NAFTA demands with the potential to turn a globally integrated industry upside down now are hopeful that a Canadian compromise plan could avert disaster. The officials, speaking to Reuters on the sidelines of NAFTA talks here, said strenuous lobbying efforts on behalf of the industry were […]

First Dates viewers in floods of tears as hopeful passes away after filming

On the Channel 4 episode, viewers saw Norman, 72, bond with Margaret, 74 during their date at the restaurant. The pair hit it off as they spoke about their love for adventure, their zest for life and about the fact they both have tattoos. They also opened about the loves they’d lost as Norman spoke […]

This Presidential Hopeful Wants to Rewrite Colombia's Peace Deal

Aikido, the art of peace. That’s what Colombian Sen. Iván Duque is riffing on at 10 p.m. from the front seat of a bulletproof Toyota as I sit squeezed between two bodyguards. The Japanese martial art is a discipline he mastered as a teenager and, today, as one of the most vocal opponents of Colombia’s […]