Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman ‘global pressure’ will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance if the Saudis don’t step up

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly delivered a stern warning to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, urging him to “own” the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. An unnamed […]

Stephen Hawking warned of future ‘superhumans’ threatening the end of humanity

Cancan Chu/Getty Images The posthumous writings of Stephen Hawking warn of ‘superhumans’ threatening the end of humanity. The world-famous physicist argued that gene-editing technologies could lead to genetic augmentation. Hawking warned that this genetic augmentation could create a race of ‘superhumans’ — causing natural humans to die out or become unimportant. It’s been several months since the late Stephen […]

Instagram car finance SCAM – Drivers warned of bogus lease firms using social media 

Motorists are being warned about a new finance scam that sees con artists targeting unsuspecting motorists with too good to be true deals.  Deals advertised on the social media Instagram are targetting the most vulnerable motorists on the road.  Typically they offer motorists a policy without the need for a credit check or a deposit.  […]

Dubai tourists warned NOT to drink alcohol on flights following arrest of British mother

Dubai flights often serve alcoholic drinks onboard as it is not illegal to drink in the air. It is, however, illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the warning to Britons travelling to the country. They posted on the official Facebook page: “If caught […]

The engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned of its corrosion risk 39 years ago

Nicola Marfisi/AP The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens of people warned four decades ago it was at a high risk for corrosion.  Riccardo Morandi wrote a report in 1979 that said the bridge’s proximity to sea air and pollution from a steel plant should have necessitated constant maintenance […]

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall were warned to avoid this country during Asia tour

Prince Charles, 70, and the Duchess of Cornwall, 69 have been on a number of official visits in recent years as the heir to the throne increases his royal duties. Last year, the couple travelled to Southeast Asia as part of an 11-day tour exploring the region. It became the most expensive royal trip with […]

China’s navy ‘warned off’ US warships that sailed through disputed South China Sea

China’s military warned off US warships conducting “unauthorized” sailing in waters Beijing claims in the South China Sea. China’s defense ministry said two US warships, the Antiem guided missile cruiser, and the USS Higgins destroyer, entered disputed waters around the Paracel Islands on Sunday. The move comes at a sensitive time between the US and […]

A mock front page the Boston Globe published in 2016 that warned against a Trump presidency turned out to be eerily prophetic

The Boston Globe The Boston Globe newspaper published a mock front page on April 10, 2016, as commentary arguing against then-candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.N Nearly two years later, that mock front page turned out to be eerily prophetic. Some of the fictional headlines on the page that read, “Deportations to begin” and “Markets sink […]

For at least the 2nd time, John Kelly warned a Cabinet official before Trump announced their replacement on Twitter

White House chief of staff John Kelly could be the harbinger of bad news for White House officials who are at risk of being fired. Former Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin said that he received a phone call from Kelly “right before” President Donald Trump announced his ouster on Twitter. Kelly had also called then-secretary […]

Easter travel advice: Holidaymakers warned to not carry cash whilst aboard

Holidaymakers are being warned to steer clear from carrying cash with them on their Easter holiday this year and opt for a travel spending card instead. According to Consumer Intelligence (CI), British travellers are risking overspending during the Easter break by taking cash instead of using cards. The latest research revealed nearly two out of […]