Bill Gates says a deadly flu epidemic is one of the biggest threats to humanity. It could kill nearly 33 million people in 6 months.

JP Yim / Getty Bill Gates released his annual “What I learned at work this year” letter, which reflects on the issues of the past year and predicts what may happen in the upcoming 12 months.  In his 2018 edition, the Microsoft founder shared what he believes will be the next epidemic: the flu.  “If […]

‘Spying & threats’: Assange complains of ‘more subtle’ silencing than Khashoggi

Julian Assange has accused his Ecuadorean hosts of spying and feeding information to US authorities, and slammed attempts to block his journalistic work as a more subtle way of silencing than the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Suggesting there were “facts of espionage” inside the embassy, the WikiLeaks co-founder expressed concern during a hearing in Quito […]

Twitter: It was a ‘mistake’ not to suspend bomb suspect for threats

Hours after FBI Director Christopher Wray announced the arrest of Cesar Sayoc in connection with sending 13 IEDs, Twitter finally suspended two accounts tied to Sayoc. Once he was identified, internet users quickly found posts of his showing videos and pictures taken at rallies for President Donald Trump, as well as a number of social […]

The Central American caravan has swelled to an estimated 7,000 migrants. Despite Trump’s threats, it’s heading north toward the US border.

Associated Press/Moises Castillo The migrant caravan that trekked through the Northern Triangle and reached Mexico this weekend has swelled to an estimated 7,000 people, and is largely heading to the United States. President Donald Trump has raged against the caravan, pinning blame in turn on Central American governments, US asylum laws, and congressional Democrats. Despite […]

Jeff Sessions named these 5 groups as the top transnational organized-crime threats to the US

Jeff Sessions named these 5 groups as the top transnational organized-crime threats to the US NOW WATCH: These ex-gang members have priceless reactions to seeing themselves without tattoos See Also: Your opinion matters. Become a BI Insider today! A hidden threat that’s been haunting the market for years is flaring up — and it could […]

'With us, or against us': Nikki Haley's top threats & accusations at UN

From bullying countries into voting in line with Washington to proclaiming that the US and Russia will never be friends, retiring US ambassador Nikki Haley has said a lot of eyebrow-raising things at the UN. Here are some of them. US President Donald Trump and Haley seem to be parting on very good terms, with […]

The woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault reportedly had to move out of her house and hire private security after receiving death threats

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during their high school years in the 1980s, has moved out of her house and hired private security because of death threats she has received since coming forward. Ford, a mother of two teenagers, has received vulgar emails […]