Day: April 5, 2017

Lionel Messi scored twice on his return from suspension as Barcelona piled the pressure on Real Madrid on Wednesday by moving top of La Liga with a 3-0 win over Sevilla.Messi was banned for his last two outings for club and country but looked rested ra…

Facebook on Wednesday unleashed a new weapon in the war against “revenge porn” at the leading social network as well as the messaging services Messenger and Instagram.When intimate images shared on Facebook without permission are reported, confirmed an…

Stade Francais winger Josaia Raisuqe was handed a season-ending 10-week ban on Wednesday for stamping during his team’s European Challenge Cup quarter-final win over Ospreys.The 22-year-old Fiji star was yellow-carded for the incident which happened af…

Orangutans, chimpanzees and bonobos are the nearest relatives of humans in the primate world, and like us, they can tell when a person is wrong in their beliefs, researchers said Wednesday.Great apes were also willing to help a person who was mistaken …

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday denounced the Syrian regime’s latest alleged chemical weapons attack as an “affront to humanity” and warned it would not be tolerated.Speaking alongside Jordan’s King Abdullah at a White House news conference, Tru…

The United States may soon expand its ban on air passengers carrying computers on board on US-bound flights, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday.The threat of a terror group trying to blow up an aircraft mid-flight is constant, he tol…

International donors on Wednesday pledged $6.0 billion in aid for Syria this year at a conference overshadowed by a suspected deadly chemical attack blamed by the West on Damascus.The Brussels meeting, co-chaired by the European Union and United Nation…

Russia’s five-time Olympic synchrohized swimming champion Natalia Ishchenko announced her retirement from the sport on Wednesday, diving into the murky waters of politics instead, the R-Sport agency reported.”I will not return to sports as an athlete,”…

Paris only wants the 2024 Olympics and not the 2028 edition, the city mayor told AFP on Wednesday, saying the showpiece would generate 10 billion euros and up to a quarter of a million jobs.The French capital is locked in a battle with Los Angeles for …