Donald Trump’s legal team have dismissed his impeachment over the Capitol riots last month, after Democrats said the former president aimed the crowds “like a cannon” during his speech before the violence. Mr Trump‘s legal team said the Senate has no authority to try the ex-reality star as a private citizen, and that the chamber
Rita Ora is facing criticism once again after travelling to Australia for her role as a coach on The Voice. The British pop star arrived on Monday to begin a two-week period of quarantine in Sydney before filming for the talent show. Under current COVID-19 restrictions in the UK, travelling abroad is banned without a
9:54 AM ET Associated Press BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer is aiming to play his first tournament after two knee surgeries and more than one year out in Qatar next month. Federer told Swiss radio station SRF on Tuesday he has targeted the Doha Open from March 8-13. The 20-time Grand Slam champion said he
A phased return of pupils to classrooms in Scotland could begin from 22 February, the first minister has announced. Nicola Sturgeon revealed the news as she confirmed the country’s COVID-19 lockdown restrictions would be extended until at least the end of February. Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world Please use Chrome
Rapper Silento has been charged with murder over the shooting of his cousin, authorities have said. The 23-year-old music star, real name Ricky Hawk, was arrested by officers from the DeKalb County Police Department in Georgia on Monday and placed in custody. It comes following the death of Frederick Rooks, 34, who was found with
Super Soco just released a new video showing a teaser of its upcoming retro-inspired electric motorcycle known as the TC Wanderer. The Super Soco TC platform has served as parent company VMoto’s somewhat retro-styled low-cost electric motorcycle for years. Now it seems Super Soco is planning to double down on the classic theme in an
Mobile offshore drilling units stand in the Port of Cromarty Firth in Cromarty, U.K., on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil services firm Baker Hughes sees energy demand recovering in the second half of 2021, chief executive Lorenzo Simonelli said this week. “We are cautiously optimistic,” he told CNBC’s
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic said Monday it planned a new test flight for its SpaceShipTwo craft this month after an aborted test in early December. “The flight window will open on February 13 with opportunities to fly throughout February, pending good weather conditions and technical readiness,” Richard Branson’s company said. “Pre-flight preparations are already
Marilyn Manson has responded to allegations of abuse by his former fiancee Evan Rachel Wood, saying the claims are “horrible distortions of reality”. The controversial rock musician has been dropped by his record label and cut from two TV shows following the claims made by the actress. Westworld and Frozen II star Wood, 33, accused
Interest-free “buy-now-pay-later” (BNPL) deals face tighter regulation under plans announced by the government. A review published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that the currently unregulated use of BNPL products nearly quadrupled to £2.7bn during 2020 and five million people had used them since the start of the pandemic. It concluded that the market
People in areas where community transmission of the South African coronavirus variant has been found should “think again” before they leave the house for reasons even within the rules, a minister has said. Michelle Donelan told Sky News that residents should abide by restrictions “to the letter” given the UK is at a “perilous” stage
SpaceX announced Monday it’s aiming to launch this year the first all-civilian mission into Earth’s orbit, led by a tech billionaire who plans to raffle off one of the spots aboard the craft. Entrepreneur Jared Isaacman is to be joined by three other novice astronauts for a multi-day journey into space, including one lucky winner
12:50 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Milwaukee Bucks guard D.J. Augustin hasn’t been around the organization long. Neither has guard Bryn Forbes. Nevertheless, after suffering back-to-back losses on Friday and Saturday in New Orleans and Charlotte to fall to 11-8, it didn’t take them long to learn what is accepted and what’s not. Losing is not.
February 2nd, 2021 by Zachary Shahan The most popular CleanTechnica story this past week was about the US Army’ latest foray into the electric vehicle market, followed by the 9th piece in a series about a Tesla Cybertruck–inspired tiny home for the homeless. The third most popular CleanTechnica story of the past week was a
The government has been urged to “reverse this reckless policy of leaving our borders unlocked” after it was claimed scientific advisers warned only a total shutdown would stop new COVID-19 variants entering the country. It comes amid fears the more infectious South Africa coronavirus variant is spreading across England. According to The Times newspaper, the
A number of police officers have been suspended after body-camera footage showed a chemical “irritant” being sprayed in the face of a distraught and handcuffed nine-year-old girl. Officials in Rochester, New York, would not confirm how many officers had been sanctioned, but said the suspensions would last at least until an internal investigation is completed.