Anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats party surges in polls amid EU’s Eurosceptic wave

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats have gained ground in a recent poll, pulling almost even with the ruling Social Democrats, ahead of an election in September. Similar parties have won recent elections in Slovenia and Italy. The poll, conducted for Sweden’s Expressen newspaper and published Monday, has put the Sweden Democrats in second place, with 21 […]

Woman executive of South Korea's Hyundai Motor resigns amid #MeToo wave

SEOUL — A female executive of South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor has resigned after being accused of pressuring female subordinates to pour drinks for, and dance with, senior male members of staff, the Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday. The global #MeToo movement has accelerated in South Korea since January, spawning accusations of sexual misconduct […]

The suspect behind the wave of package bombs in Texas has been killed — here’s what’s happened so far

Tamir Kalifa/Reuteres A serial bomber suspected of targeting neighborhoods around Austin, Texas, has died, officials confirmed on Wednesday morning. Local law enforcement officials tracked down the suspect with the help of state and federal officials. Since March 2, five bombs have gone off in and around Austin. A sixth unexploded bomb was found at a […]

As Brier shakes up format, curling's next wave prepares to enter national spotlight

Greg Smith claims he packed approximately 400 pieces of gum as he prepared to travel to Regina for this year’s Tim Hortons Brier. It’s a habit he picked up from former world and Tournament of Hearts champion Colleen Jones, one that the 21-year-old skip representing Newfoundland and Labrador at the Canadian men’s curling championship believes […]

The top financial watchdog is going after the ICO market with a wave of subpoenas

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The Securities and Exchange Commission is going after the red-hot market for initial coin offerings, according to the Wall Street Journal.   The financial regulator issued a wave of subpoenas, according to the Journal.  The Securities and Exchange Commission is going after the red-hot market for initial coin offerings, according to a report by […]

German prisons may face ‘wave of extremists’, state justice minister warns

Detention facilities in Germany are trying to cope with a growing number of radical Islamist extremists. Some 150 are currently being held in prisons across the country, and officials fear a “wave of extremists” in jails. Around 150 Islamists are currently being held in prisons across Germany, Die Welt reported on Wednesday, citing the Federal Criminal […]

A wave of cheating AI robots is threatening to ruin HQ Trivia [Updated]

Enlarge / They know… (credit: Aurich / Getty) Cheating in online games is an ever-present problem that infects the likes of shooters, MMOs, and open-world crime simulators—and just about everything else. Now a rising tide of cheaters seems poised to threaten mobile general knowledge tester HQ Trivia as it continues to explode in popularity. The daily trivia game […]