Experts criticize West Virginia’s plan for smartphone voting

(credit: Esther Vargas / Flickr) The state of West Virginia is planning to allow overseas voting via smartphone in the 2018 election, and election security experts aren’t happy about it. “Mobile voting is a horrific idea,” said Joe Hall, an election security expert at the Center for Democracy and Technology in an interview with CNN. […]

West Hollywood gives green light for removal of Trump’s Walk of Fame star

The city of West Hollywood has voted unanimously in favor of removing President Donald Trump’s star at the Walk of Fame, citing Russiagate allegations as well as his take on women, immigration and transgender soldiers. Read more The five-member city council approved a proposal put forth by West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tempore John D’Amico and […]

17yo Palestinian kills 1, injures 2 Israelis in knife attack in West Bank settlement

One person has been killed and two injured in the latest stabbing attack, this time carried out by a 17-year-old Palestinian, who entered an Israeli settlement in the West Bank for his attack and who was killed during the act. The attack by the young Palestinian, who was later identified as Muhammad Tareq Yusuf, happened […]

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City Building ‘Depraved’ Sets Its Sights On The Wild West

The days gone by of saloons and standoffs have passed in the present, but Depraved lets players revisit those dangerous times to cultivate a town of their own. Facing off against bandits, vermin, and even your own residents, this city builder challenges you to build a thriving town against all odds. You start off as […]

China’s Xi touches down in Senegal for first visit to west Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in Senegal on Saturday for the first leg of his tour of sub-Saharan Africa that will also see him visit Rwanda, South Africa and Mauritius. The Senegal visit marks President Xi’s first ever trip to a west African nation, and he is the first Chinese head of state to […]

Les Misérables Photos: Dominic West, David Oyelowo and Lily Collins Star in PBS Adaptation — First Look

PBS on Saturday released a series of first-look photos from its star-studded adaptation of the 19th Century classic Les Misérables. RELATEDSherlock‘s Benedict Cumberbatch Calls Co-Star’s Fan Complaints ‘Pathetic’ The new Les Mis hails from screenwriter Andrew Davies, who previously helmed 2016’s War & Peace miniseries. At the time the adaptation was first announced, Davis defended his decision to […]

A Welsh colony in Patagonia? Yes. Welcome to the Welsh Wild West

John Malathronas July 13, 2018 Share this article Thanks to an intrepid group of Welsh explorers setting sail from their homeland in 1865, a small slice of Argentinean Patagonia will forever be Wales. John Malathronas investigates. A sign in Spanish hangs on a Monterrey pine: “Malacara, let your memory live with my heirs”. Clery Evans—one […]