News

2 sanitation workers save 10-year-old girl who was reported kidnapped

A 10-year-old Louisiana girl who was abducted over the weekend was found safe after two sanitation workers spotted the suspected kidnapper’s vehicle. The girl had gone missing on Sunday afternoon from a family member’s home in New Iberia, about 20 miles southeast of Lafayette. New Iberia police issued an Amber Alert for her and an […]

Sport

Bismack Biyombo gets LaMelo Ball “like my little brother”

Nobody has taken LaMelo Ball’s winding path to the NBA, from undefeated high school teams in Chino Hills to Lithuania then through Australia. Hornets center Bismack Biyombo relates as well as anyone; he had his own unique, winding path to the league. Born in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (a struggling copper […]

Lifestyle

Don’t be afraid to pass your first language, and accent, to your kids. It could be their superpower

Australia is a multicultural society. There are different traditions, cultures, accents and languages all over the country. The latest Census data show almost 30% of Australians speak a language other than English, or English and another language, at home. In our latest survey, we have had responses from 281 multilingual families across Australia, who speak […]

Business

SoftBank third-quarter earnings recovery seen driven by IPO boom

SoftBank Group Corp is expected to extend earnings recovery when it reports third quarter results on Monday as frothy markets drive a rally in the value of its tech investment portfolio and offer fertile ground for listings. The Japanese conglomerate is seen posting a net profit of 171 billion yen ($1.63 billion) in the October-December […]

Technology

Twitter considering subscriptions to boost revenue

Social media platforms predominantly make their money off targeted advertising, however that doesn’t seem to be a sustainable business model for Twitter. To increase its earnings potential, the company is reportedly considering a variety of revenue streams including paid subscriptions and charging for popular client, Tweetdeck. Twitter has been researching steps to reduce dependence on […]

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Stranded trio survived on coconuts for 33 days. Now they are in ICE custody.

The two men and one woman were spotted waving a large makeshift flag during a routine air patrol around Anguilla Cay, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Three people who survived on coconuts for 33 days before they were rescued from an uninhabited island in the Bahamas are now in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody, […]