Putin and Trump talked briefly at G20 summit – Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin briefly spoke at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, according to the Kremlin. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Saturday that the two leaders had a brief meeting on the sidelines of the summit. Ushakov also said that he met with US National Security Advisor John […]

Microsoft briefly dethrones Apple as the most valuable US company (AAPL, MSFT)

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Microsoft briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable US company. It passed Apple on Monday with a market value of about $ 812 billion. Watch Microsoft and Apple trade live. Microsoft on Monday briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the US, with a market capitalization of about $ 812 billion. […]

Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI – report

The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. “In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding […]

Japanese nuclear plant briefly switches to emergency power after quake paralyzes Hokkaido

Tomari nuclear plant on the island of Hokkaido has suffered main power outage and was forced to briefly switch to emergency generators following the 6.7 earthquake, Nuclear Regulatory Commission said. Emergency diesel generators were activated to supply electricity to maintain cooling of nuclear fuel rods in the pool. Since the plant is undergoing a safety […]

‘Top secret’ details of Israeli military systems and tactics briefly leaked online – report

An official document revealing two highly classified Israeli military systems, which had never been publicly mentioned before, was reportedly leaked in what the IDF describes as a “serious information security error.” The leaked Israel Defense Ministry paper was signed by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and disclosed classified information concerning the military capabilities and operational methods […]

Russia’s Sberbank briefly emerges as richest bank in continental Europe

Russian bank Sberbank briefly became the richest bank in continental Europe on Monday, leaving Spain’s Banco Santander in second spot. By the end of the day, the Spanish bank, however, had reclaimed the top ranking. The value of Sberbank’s ordinary shares exceeded 285 rubles per share, while the preferred shares fetched the price of 235 […]

Adam Rippon gave an honest quote about not being the best figure skater — and then briefly moved into first place in his event

Ronald Martinez/Getty Adam Rippon acknowledged in an interview that he’s not the best figure skater, but said he’s “the most fun.” Rippon then momentarily took first in the men’s individual short program hours later. Rippon was immediately passed for first in the event, but his technically sound, energetic program impressed judges. Adam Rippon has become […]

‘Cloverfield’ Crossover Briefly Considered by J.J. Abrams; Other Secrets Revealed

Just in case you’re not burned out on Cloverfield news, here’s something new. Bad Robot big cheese J.J. Abrams took part in a Facebook Q&A for The Cloverfield Project and revealed that he once considered a Cloverfield crossover that would tie all the movies together and reunite past characters. One of my favorite things about the Cloverfield franchise is […]

Ripple's 30,000% surge briefly overtakes ethereum as second most valuable cryptocurrency

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:28 Ripple has surged another 33 percent on Friday and is very close to becoming the second-largest cryptocurrency. It is up 30,000 percent in 2017. After the Friday’s price jump, ripple’s market cap hit $ 73.6 billion at 11:04 GMT, briefly leaving ethereum $ 3 billion behind. Read more While […]

Escaped tiger briefly puts Paris on lockdown, killed by Circus staff 2km from Eiffel Tower (PHOTOS)

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 03:34 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 03:34 A tiger which escaped from a Paris circus briefly caused pandemonium in the heart of the French capital. The animal was shot dead by circus staff, which triggered outrage among local residents and online. Reports of a tiger roaming the streets of the […]