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North Korean Troops Killed South Korean Official Then Set His Body On Fire, Seoul Says thumbnail

North Korean Troops Killed South Korean Official Then Set His Body On Fire, Seoul Says

SEOUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) – North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was likely an effort to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, South Korea’s military said on Thursday. South Korea’s military said evidence suggested…

‘Do Not Wait’: Schiff Urges Trump’s Own Staff To Walk Out Now While They Can thumbnail

‘Do Not Wait’: Schiff Urges Trump’s Own Staff To Walk Out Now While They Can

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) urged Republicans working in the administration of President Donald Trump to walk away before it’s too late. “This is a moment that I would say to any Republican of good conscience working in the administration: It is time for you to resign,” Schiff told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Wednesday. Earlier in the…

Chris Hayes Reveals The Most ‘Chilling’ Part Of Trump’s New Election Threat thumbnail

Chris Hayes Reveals The Most ‘Chilling’ Part Of Trump’s New Election Threat

President Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power after the November election, which Chris Hayes called “chilling.” “Just to be clear, if you’re talking to a person and you ask them to commit to behave peacefully and they refuse, they’re threatening violence, right?” the MSBNC host asked. Hayes said Trump’s…

A Secret Recording Of Mining Executives Is Shaking Up The Alaska Senate Race thumbnail

A Secret Recording Of Mining Executives Is Shaking Up The Alaska Senate Race

An environmental group’s secret recording of executives trying to construct a mine in an ecologically sensitive part of Alaska has become a major issue in Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan’s reelection battle. The video, released Monday, shows an undercover investigator for the Environmental Investigation Agency posing as an investor in a video conversation with Tom Collier,…

North Koreans Shot and Burned Missing South Korean Official, Seoul Says thumbnail

North Koreans Shot and Burned Missing South Korean Official, Seoul Says

This photo taken on April 24, 2018 shows a general view of unidentified fishing boats before the North Korean coastline from a viewpoint on the South Korea-controlled island of Yeonpyeong near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea at dawn. North Korean forces shot dead a Southern fisheries official who disappeared off a patrol vessel…

People Were Using Google Maps to ‘Climb’ Uluru. Now Google Has Stepped In thumbnail

People Were Using Google Maps to ‘Climb’ Uluru. Now Google Has Stepped In

Image via Google Maps / screenshotGoogle Maps has removed images from the summit of Uluru, after Australia’s national parks body raised concerns over the fact that people were using street view to “walk” on top of the sacred Indigenous site. Visitors were banned from physically climbing the rock in October 2019 out of respect for…

2 Police Officers Shot in Louisville as Breonna Taylor Protests Intensify thumbnail

2 Police Officers Shot in Louisville as Breonna Taylor Protests Intensify

Kentucky State Police stand in a line during a protest, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot and taken to the hospital Wednesday night, as protests broke out across the city after a grand jury’s decision to charge only one officer involved in the raid…

Where are all the self-driving cars we were promised? thumbnail

Where are all the self-driving cars we were promised?

Did you know Aaron Jefferson, VP of Product at self-driving tech company Luminar, is speaking at TNW2020 this year? Check out his session: What’s needed to get safe self-driving cars on the road? here. When it comes to self-driving vehicles, we’ve been promised a lot in recent years. They are supposed to rescue us from the monotony…

Microsoft Office for desktops will be available through a one-time purchase next year thumbnail

Microsoft Office for desktops will be available through a one-time purchase next year

When Microsoft announced Office 2019, some people were worried that it might be the last perpetual version (i.e. not a subscription model) in the offering. However, the company is planning to release a new flat-priced version of its marquee product next year. The company said that “Microsoft Office will also see a new perpetual release…

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin drops another 3% as stock markets continue to fall’ thumbnail

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin drops another 3% as stock markets continue to fall’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Sloterdijk used to say: Your imagination is the only tool in the book! Bitcoin price We closed the…