MONTGOMERY, May 20: Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state’s newly approved abortion ban, chanting “my body, my choice!” and “vote them out!”

KATHMANDU, May 20: Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than all but one other person. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow in his footsteps.

NEW YORK, May 20: Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world.

Grumpy Cat internet legend dies

Published On: May 17, 2019 04:18 PM NPT By: Agencies

May 17: Grumpy Cat, the feline famous on the internet for her permanent scowl, has died aged seven, her owners say.

Taiwan parliament to vote on same-sex marriage legislation

Published On: May 17, 2019 01:00 PM NPT By: Agencies

May 17: Amid deep divisions, Taiwan's parliament has begun debating measures to legalise same-sex marriage before a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation.

May 16: For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer.

WASHINGTON, May 16: Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

Trash found littering ocean floor in deepest-ever sub dive

Published On: May 14, 2019 03:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW YORK, May 14: On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

WASHINGTON, May 14: The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions.

PARIS, May 11:  Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg hailed France’s efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday.