UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help

A U.N. panel is calling for greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world's people, and a senior Google executive says cellphones with Internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 7:01 PM AKDT
Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom _ but instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 4:31 AM AKDT
Warsaw's plastic palm tree 'dies' to mark climate threat

Warsaw's plastic palm tree 'dies' to mark climate threat

A giant plastic palm tree that has become an artistic symbol of Warsaw has "died" as part of a stunt to draw attention to climate change.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 4:21 AM AKDT
France's Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit

France's Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit

French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 3:41 AM AKDT
Ex-slugger David Ortiz had counted on fans to protect him

Ex-slugger David Ortiz had counted on fans to protect him

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering in Boston from a two-hour exploratory surgery after being shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 8:01 AM AKDT
Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says

Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says

An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:51 AM AKDT
Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges

Russia's interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on suspicion of drug dealing have been dropped.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 7:11 AM AKDT
Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in landmark Africa case

Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in landmark Africa case

Botswana's High Court rejects sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 1:51 AM AKDT
Trump says he wouldn't allow US to use Kim family as assets

Trump says he wouldn't allow US to use Kim family as assets

South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before assassination.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 11:21 PM AKDT

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