Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels

More than 40 Catholic institutions will make largest ever faith-based divestment, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi More than 40 Catholic institutions are to announce the largest ever faith-based divestment from fossil fuels, on the anniversary of the death of St Francis of Assisi. The

AWS fires back at Larry Ellisons claims, saying its just Larry being Larry

When Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product at the Oracle OpenWorld conference keynote, he took several minutes to disparage AWS, one of his chief rivals in the cloud market. As market leader, Amazon stands firmly in Ellison’s crosshairs, but AWS took exception to his comments,

Submarining Is A New Dating Trend Thats Out To Ruin Your Relationship (And Your Life)

Unsplash / Joyce Huis I am honestly so over dating trends. Seriously, what is it with modern dating? We’ve had ghosting, we’ve had cushioning, we’ve had breezing (which is admittedly not terrible), and now we have the worst of all: submarining. So what is submarining? Just in case the name

Monarch Airlines collapse: UKs biggest peacetime repatriation under way

Civil Aviation Authority says it is taking action to get 110,000 people back to UK, with 300,000 future bookings cancelled The UKs biggest peacetime repatriation is under way after Show Hide What happens with Monarch Airlines now? Monarch hasgone into administration after failing to gain a renewal of its Air

Germanys social media hate speech law is now in effect

A new law has come into force in Germany aimed at regulating social media platforms to ensure they remove hate speech within set periods of receiving complaints — within 24 hours in straightforward cases or within seven days where evaluation of content is more difficult. The name of the law

Iran Nuclear Deal Could Win the Nobel Peace Prize

The main facilitators of the 2015 accord on Iran’s nuclear program, decision on whether the U.S. will continue to abide by the deal — that it has broad international support. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, won the award in his first year in office in 2009. The current U.S. president has

Death of Tom Petty after cardiac arrest confirmed by manager

Manager Tony Dimitriades says Petty died on Monday night in Los Angeles after he suffered a cardiac arrest US singer Tom Petty died on Monday night at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after he suffered cardiac arrest, manager Tony Dimitriades said. The singer-songwriter was reportedly rushed to the UCLA

A Sandy Hook mom’s emotional response to Las Vegas puts mass shootings in context.

Nelba Márquez-Greene knows what it’s like to lose a loved one in a mass shooting. On Dec. 14, 2012, her 6-year-old daughter Ana Márquez-Greene was shot and killed during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Ever since, Márquez-Greene and her husband, Jimmy Greene, have been tireless advocates for gun

How Crazy Is Elon Musks Hypersonic Space Rocket Airline?

For whatever reason, some of the world’s smartest and most eccentric people tend to be drawn toward airlines. Elon Musk is the latest, but with a twist—rockets. Tacked onto a detailed explanation Friday of how SpaceX intends to land cargo on Mars five years from now—a farcical schedule that Musk conceded