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New Zealand announces ban on military style semi-automatic and assault rifles less than a week after Christchurch massacre
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on all "military-style semi-automatic weapons" and assault rifles, at a press conference on Thursday local time. "In short, every semi-automatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned in this country," Ardern said. The announcement comes less than a week after a shooting…
Robert Kraft, others seek to block release of surveillance video in prostitution arrests
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 20, 2019, 10:22 PM GMT By Doha Madani, Xuan Thai and Anthony CusumanoNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has joined 14 other defendants in a motion filed Wednesday seeking to block any release of…
Sharpton: Trump Kowtowing to ‘Core White Constituents’ — Will Not Call Out Racists and Bigots
Wednesday on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” MSNBC host Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump only cared about “his core white constituents,” and therefore he will not attack racists and bigots. Sharpton said, “As we look at what has been transpiring around the whole question of 50 people being killed in New Zealand, now we have…
Brexit mess: British PM Theresa May blasts Parliament as deadline looms
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 20, 2019, 10:00 PM GMT By Max BurmanLONDON — This Brexit mess? Not my fault. It's Parliament's. That's the message British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered Wednesday, just nine days before the country is…
VMware CEO says Cisco’s networking software is like ‘a bicycle’ compared to his ‘Lamborghini’ as they fight for cloud dominance
Years ago, VMware and its then-parent company EMC were best buddies with Cisco. They even sold their products together in a joint venture that did about $2 billion a year, we reported back in 2014. But when VMware spent $1 billion cash to snatch Nicira, a tiny network software startup, out of Cisco's clutches —…
Colorado AG: Sheriffs Who Will Not Enforce Gun Confiscation ‘Should Resign’
Colorado Attorney General (AG) Phil Weiser (D) said sheriffs who refuse to enforce gun confiscation laws “should resign” their posts. Democrat lawmakers are pushing a red flag law that will allow a court to issue confiscatory order empowering police to go to a gun owner’s home and take away his firearms. As of March 12,…
FBI joins investigation into how Boeing 737-Max was certified for flight
The worldwide Max fleet remains grounded following two fatal crashes in five months.
A bottle of whisky can cost up to $1.5M because of a key difference between single malt and blended varieties
Glenfiddich distillery in Scotland is the world's largest exporter of single malt whisky. Started in Dufftown in 1886, it ships 1.2 million 9-liter cases each year. Making single malt is a difficult and lengthy process. Barley is ground down and added to spring water. Heated to 64°C, it turns to sugar, dissolving into a fine…
NZ to ban all military style weapons – PM
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New Zealand's PM said she hoped the ban would be in place by 11 April New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons used in the Christchurch attacks, PM Jacinda Ardern has said. The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since a gunman killed 50 people…
‘It has become an inland sea’
As Mozambique counts the cost of Cyclone Idai, the BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane joined a helicopter flight over some of the worst-affected areas. The pilot pointed towards the east across the expanse of brown water. "We are 15 miles from the sea," he said, "but it feels as if we are right over it."…
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