Periscope streaming app delivers piracy knockout

Periscope streaming app delivers piracy knockout

Periscope hasn’t even started working properly, and it’s already at the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. After the Game of Thrones incident, where people used Periscope to livestream the latest GoT episode, a similar thing happened during what some call the fight of the cen



2 gunmen killed at Mohammed cartoon event in Texas

2 gunmen killed at Mohammed cartoon event in Texas

Video from inside a Mohammed drawing contest event in Garland, Texas, shows police announcing there has been a shooting. CNN's John Vause reports.

Finland Found To Use The Most Emojis In Their Messages

Finland Found To Use The Most Emojis In Their Messages

Last week Instagram released an update in which users could search for hashtags with emojis in them. After all there is the say that a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Now there must have been a demand for emojis which is why Instagram released such a feature, and the company recently took

Periscope piracy plagues Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Periscope piracy plagues Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Billed as the “fight of the century,” this weekend’s Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight was undoubtedly the biggest sports event of the weekend, an impressive feat given the ongoing NBA playoffs and Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. While upwards of three million people ordered the pay pe

Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

Win the weekly special meal for two at Dumbarton's Dumbuck House this weekend

The Lennox Herald is delighted to team up with the hotel to offer readers the chance to enjoy a delicious meal.

Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show

Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show

BBC bosses are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin as the new Top Gear presenters.

Israel's Foreign Minister Lieberman Takes His Party Into Opposition

Israel's Foreign Minister Lieberman Takes His Party Into Opposition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister says he will not sit in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's incoming government and instead will take his Yisrael Beitenu party into the opposition. Monday's announcement by Avigdor Lieberman dealt a setback to Netanyahu, who is trying to cobble togeth

Gunmen open fire outside TX 'Prophet Muhammad' art contest

Gunmen open fire outside TX 'Prophet Muhammad' art contest

Two men were shot to death by cops after they opened fire Sunday outside a Texas contest for cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Eddie Izzard slams violent protests in Glasgow

Eddie Izzard slams violent protests in Glasgow

The comedian hit out at “aggressive” protesters as scuffles broke out when he campaigned in Glasgow with Scottish Labour Jim Murphy. Report by Leggc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

New Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea track debuts on Uber

New Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea track debuts on Uber

Britney Spears teamed up with Uber to surprise fans in Los Angeles with a unique way to hear her new single before it hits the radio. Mike Janela (@mikejanela) has the story.

Threats As Trojan Horse 'Has Not Gone Away'

Threats As Trojan Horse 'Has Not Gone Away'

Schools still face intimidation, including dismembered animals in the playground and even a death threat, in the wake of the alleged Trojan Horse plot, it has been claimed.

Oz Police Unapologetic Over Bali 9 Tip-Off

Oz Police Unapologetic Over Bali 9 Tip-Off

Australian police have refused to apologise for telling Indonesia about the Bali Nine - despite knowing they could face the death penalty.

Farage Wants Referendum Next Year For Ukip Deal

Farage Wants Referendum Next Year For Ukip Deal

Nigel Farage has told LBC he'd want to see an EU referendum by the end of this year if Ukip holds a balance of power after the General Election.

Australia among the first to send gifts to the royal baby

Australia among the first to send gifts to the royal baby

LONDON — We don't even know her name yet, but the gifts are already starting to roll in for the new Princess of Cambridge See also: These people are ridiculously excited about the new royal baby The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to the new royal baby on Saturday morning, and the world got

HP exec Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

HP exec Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president. The Republican and one-time chief executive at Hewlett-Packard formally launched a 2016 White House bid in a nationally broadcast interview Monday morning. I am running for Presidenthttp://t.co/TiEAlrWpUc — Carly

UK politician defends carving his election pledges into an 8-foot stone tablet

UK politician defends carving his election pledges into an 8-foot stone tablet

LONDON — The leader of the UK Labour Party was widely compared to Moses over the weekend after he unveiled an 8-foot stone that had his party's policies carved into it. And despite the memes and mocking, he's standing by his tablet. See also: The Game of Thrones guide to UK elections (with th

Russell Brand tells people to vote Labour

Russell Brand tells people to vote Labour

Russell Brand has been known for telling people not to vote and repeatedly questioning the value of mainstream politics, but that changed Monday when he endorsed Labour Party leader Ed Miliband in a new video posted to his YouTube channel days ahead of the UK general election. See also: The Game

World Class: More needed for Pharoah's Triple Crown bid

World Class: More needed for Pharoah's Triple Crown bid

AMERICAN PHAROAH was not as impressive as his pre-race headlines suggested when winning the Kentucky Derby by a length on Saturday.

Josh Hutcherson topline James Franco drama 'The Long Home'

Josh Hutcherson topline James Franco drama "The Long Home"

Hutcherson is best known for the role of Peeta Mellark, Katniss Everdeen's fellow tribute in "The Hunger Games" franchise.

Two killed outside Mohammed cartoon event

Two killed outside Mohammed cartoon event

The FBI says it is searching the Phoenix apartment of the two gunmen in Sunday night's shooting outside a facility holding a cartoon contest depicting caricatures of the Islamic Prophet Mohammed. John Iannarelli, as...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Ethiopian Israelis over claims of police brutal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Ethiopian Israelis over claims of police brutal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting Ethiopian Israeli community leaders on Monday to discuss alleged police brutality. The claims come after Sunday night’s police clashes in Tel Aviv.

Police fired tear gas and stun grenades as demonstrators threw bottles and bricks. At least

Egypt court sentences 5 Morsi supporters to death

Egypt court sentences 5 Morsi supporters to death

The Giza Criminal Court on Monday sentenced five Morsi supporters to death in a retrial after a preliminary verdict was appealed.

Israeli troops told to 'kill on sight' in Gaza war: NGO

Israeli troops told to 'kill on sight' in Gaza war: NGO

The NGO said it had collected testimony from 60 Israeli soldiers and officers who had participated in last summer's offensive – dubbed "Operation Protective Edge" – against the Gaza Strip.

101-year-old pulled from rubble one week after Nepal earthquake

101-year-old pulled from rubble one week after Nepal earthquake

NEW YORK (CNN) -Police rescued a 101-year-old man from under the rubble of his home on Saturday, one week after an earthquake hit his country, Nepal Police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam told CNN. The elderly man is in stable condition and police do not know how he survived or the extent of his injuries

Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

WASHINGTON (ABC News) - In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" Monday, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said she is running for president in 2016, becoming the first female contender for the Republican nomination. "Yes, I am running for president," Fiori

Nearly 6,800 migrants on smugglers' boats saved at sea in 3 days; baby is born on rescue ship

A baby girl was born aboard a rescue boat in the Mediterranean Sea as Italian Coast Guard and Navy ships bring migrants by the thousands to the country's southern ports.

ISIS-linked Twitter accounts reportedly claim responsibility for Texas shooting

A pair of social media accounts possibly linked to the Islamic State terror group posted messages referencing Sunday evening's attack on a Texas free speech event moments before it happened. 

Carson, Fiorina announce 2016 presidential bids

The GOP presidential field grew by two Monday as retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former technology executive Carly Fiorina both announced they are running for president.

Hillary is moving left, but she isn't divorcing Bill (politically speaking)

Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from her husband. She's disavowing his policies. She's abandoning his legacy!

The Unnamed Princess Has Some Visitors

Family have been visiting the new-born Princess at Kensington Palace.
Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl on the 2nd of May at 8:34am, and we are hoping to soon get an announcement about her name. The Middleton's, sister Pippa, Prince Charles and Th

VIDEO: Graves comments not ideal - Cook

England captain Alastair Cook says the timing of Colin Graves' comments before the Test series against West Indies was "not ideal."

From Charlotte to Chardonnay, Britain goes betting mad over royal baby's name

Will it be Charlotte? Will it be Alice? Or Elizabeth… Victoria… Or even Diana?

Since Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared with their newborn girl on Saturday, the “Great Kate Wait” for the baby to arrive has given way to a betting frenzy on what the new princess wil

This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See

It just got way, way easier to search and browse the US Geological Survey's collection of historical topographic maps, thanks to a new online map viewer. The post This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See appeared first on WIRED.

Jimmy Greaves in intensive care after stroke

London (AFP) - Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves has suffered a severe stroke and is in intensive care in hospital, his family said on Monday.A family statement said the 75-year-old Greaves had been taken ill on Sunday and was taken to hospital."His wife Irene and four children have

Israel admits 'mistakes' in regard to Ethiopian community

Jerusalem (AFP) - President Reuven Rivlin admitted on Monday that Israel had made mistakes in its treatment of the Ethiopian Jewish community, describing their suffering as "an open wound"."We have made mistakes. We did not look, we did not listen enough," he said in a statement after thousands of E

BUFFETT: Stocks won't look cheap if interest rates go up (BRKA, BRKB, SPY, DJI, IXIC)

Stocks are definitely on the "high side of valuation," according to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Buffett is on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning with Becky Quick in Omaha. Berkshire Hathaway held its annual investors conference this past weekend. Quick asked him what he thinks of stocks and