Patrick Stewart to reprise role as Jean-Luc Picard in new Star Trek series | CBC News

Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he’s been before — Star Trek. CBS All Access said Saturday that Stewart has been tapped to headline a new Star Trek series, reprising his Star Trek: The Next Generation character, Capt. Jean-Luc Picard. Stewart, 78, shocked an audience at a Las Vegas Star Trek event when he announced he would be reprising his famous role. The new series […]

A Zimbabwe Spring? Fresh chief embraces gorgeous freedoms

Zimbabwe’s new president is rolling out freedoms as never seen before in the country recovering from the 37-year grip of former leader Robert Mugabe. For some, however, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is going too far. Others accuse him of mere window-dressing a…

Rainfall, warm temperatures bring risk of ‘record-setting water levels’ | CBC News

A combination of rain and rising temperatures means southern parts of New Brunswick are still at risk of record-setting water levels that have caused severe flooding in recent days. “The hotter it is, the faster the snow is going to melt,” said Geoffrey Downey, a spokesperson for New Brunswick’s Emergency Measures Organization. While Environment Canada ended its special weather statement overnight that […]

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany, Switzerland Holds Brazil to Blueprint, Serbia Tops Costa Rica

Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday. Hirving Lozano scored Mexico’s lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Manuel Neuer from 10…

Mueller probe IDs prolonged-hidden hackers

On the morning of March 19, 2016, Den Katenberg ran a little test with big stakes. The previous week, Katenberg’s hacking crew had been bombarding the Hillary Clinton campaign’s email accounts with fake Google warnings, trying to get her Brooklyn-based staff …

Court docket guidelines Mexican mother can sue over injurious-border Border Patrol taking pictures

A portrait of 16-year-old Mexican youth Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot and killed in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, is displayed on the street where he was killed that runs parallel with the U.S. border. | Anita Snow/AP Photo A woman whose son was killed on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in…

Kremlin Sources Shuffle Silent, Leaving CIA in the Dim About Putin’s Plans for Midterms

ImageVital C.I.A. informants in or close to the Kremlin have largely gone silent ahead of November’s midterm elections, American officials said.CreditCreditChristopher Furlong/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — In 2016, American intelligence agencies delivered urgent and explicit warnings about Russia’s intentions to try to tip the American presidential election — and a detailed assessment of the operation afterward —…

Bombs Away: Trump Has the IQ of an Inbred Tanning Mattress, Says a Liberated Gary Cohn

In his 58 years on earth, Gary Cohn has likely run into an idiot here or there. Whether it was a classmate in his Ohio hometown, a wise guy on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, or a Goldman Sachs employee with whom he would cross paths again later in life, it’s unlikely…

Israeli strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

JERUSALEM –  The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza in response to the resumption of rocket fire toward Israel. The military says it hit Hamas military compounds and naval forces early Sunday. The strikes come after militants broke days of calm along the volatile frontier by firing projectiles toward Israeli…

33 Awesome Products That Celebrate Being Latinx

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication. 1. An absolutely perfect Paulina de la Mora mug, because if you’re not watching House of […]

China’s original sing line to Iran sends message to Trump: We’ll serve buying and selling anyway

A bullet train crosses northwest China’s Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region in May 2015. (Xinhua) New freight train connections usually have limited potential to make global headlines, but a new service launched from China on Thursday could be different. Its cargo — 1,150 tons of sunflower seeds — may appear unremarkable, but its destination is far more interesting: Tehran, the capital of Iran.…

Lengthy-dormant Yellowstone hot spring erupts – Fox Facts

A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time in the last 60 years, a park official said Thursday, Sept. 20.  (AP) A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time in the last 60 years, a park official said Thursday.…

1 injured in taking pictures at Highland High College in Palmdale, California; suspect in custody

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NFL, NFLPA comply with freeze anthem guidelines for now

With the Miami Dolphins facing backlash after submitting required paperwork to the NFL that included potential disciplinary measures for player protests during the national anthem, the league has decided to hit pause on its new policy, sources told ESPN. The league and the NFL Players Association issued a joint statement Thursday that said “no new…

People Are Sharing This Clip Of John McCain Defending Barack Obama Against A Racist Supporter

“No, ma’am. He’s a decent person and a family man.” By Patrick Smith Posted on August 26, 2018, at 5:03 a.m. ET Twitter Facebook Copy As tributes continued to pour in from around the world following the death of Sen. John McCain, the Republican senator’s admirers are praising his patriotism and commitment to democracy. Alex Wong / Getty Images Some […]