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Spaniard Handed 15 Years Imprisonment for Murdering & Eating Mother

A crazed Spanish man was handed a 15-year and 5 months jail sentence after he was found guilty of brutally strangling his mother to death and then snacking on her cadaver over the course of 15 days. Alberto Sanchez Gomez, also called the “cannibal of Ventas”, was declared sane by the court when he carried […]
Tags: Murder, Crime, Cannibalism, International, Spain, Bizarre, Anime, Madrid, Ventas, Alberto Sanchez Gomez


BBC content made available via LiSTNR in Australia

The BBC has agreed on a deal with Southern Cross Austereo in Australia to make its content available via SCA’s LiSTNR app from 23 June 2021. The partnership is the first time the majority of the BBC content selected by SCA will be available in Australia. LiSTNR is a curated and personalised, free app offering radio, podcasts, music, and news, similar to BBC Sounds. It houses more than 100 premium original local, national and global podcasts, live radio streams, radio podcasts and digital mus...
Tags: Australia, International, Bbc, Industry, Radio, David Attenborough, BBC World Service, BBC Radio, SCA, Tim Harford, Triple M, Listnr, Southern Cross Austereo, Grant Blackley, BBC Radio International, Larissa Abid


Israeli military again strikes Gaza after reports of 'incendiary balloons' sparking fires

A masked Palestinian supporter of the Al-Nasir Salah Al-Din Brigades prepares incendiary balloons to launch across the border fence east of Gaza city towards Israel, on June 16, 2021 east of Gaza City in Gaza. The flare-up came after a controversial flag-waving march by Israeli nationalists was allowed to proceed through East Jerusalem on Tuesday, stoking tensions in Israel and Gaza less than a month after a ceasefire ended 11 days of fighting between Hamas and Israeli forces. Fatima Shbair/Ge...
Tags: Israel, International, Trends, Gaza, Palestine, Hamas, East Jerusalem, Charles Davis, IDF, Gaza City, Israel Defense Forces, Beit Hanoun, Beit Lahiya, Military & Defense, Al Nasir Salah Al Din Brigades, Fatima Shbair Getty


'El Chapo' has been locked up for 5 years, but business has never been better for the Sinaloa cartel

A policeman next to burnt vehicles after gunmen fought Mexican security forces to free Guzmán's son, in Culiacan, October 18, 2019. ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP via Getty Images Sinaloa cartel chief Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán was captured for the final time in January 2016. Guzmán is now serving a life sentence in a US prison, but the Sinaloa cartel appears to be thriving. "US authorities used El Chapo's case to justify their presence in Mexico, but [his arrest] doesn't solve a thing," ...
Tags: New York, Mexico, US, International, Trends, Drug Trafficking, Latin America, Drug Smuggling, Guanajuato, El Chapo, Guzman, El Chapo Guzman, Sinaloa, Joaquin Guzman, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, Altiplano


Takanashi Kiara & Nyanners Collaboration Generates Criticism

Ever since the announcement of a collaboration between Hololive English virtual YouTuber Takanashi Kiara and VShoujo VTuber Nyanners, fans have expressed resentment as many despise Nyanners for “finding loli problematic” despite being a loli-type character that uses loli and perversion for content. For those unfamiliar, before her VTuber debut, Nyanners was known for making overly […]
Tags: Usa, Internet, International, Anime, Fetish, Eroge, Lolicon, Virtual YouTubers, Hololive, Takanashi Kiara, Nyanners


Russian state news trashed Biden's choice of tie, saying it looked like it belonged in the kid's collection

Russian state media aired a segment criticizing the tie worn by Biden during his meeting with Putin. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images A Russian state news outlet criticized the tie that President Biden wore to meet with Russian President Vladamir Putin. A business etiquette consultant told RIA Novosti that Biden's light-blue tie was childish. The same consultant said Putin's tie showed "decisiveness." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Russian state news outlet on Wedn...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Biden, RIA Novosti, Vladamir Putin, Connor Perrett, Speed desk, Putin Mikhail Svetlov Getty


Putin savored the global spotlight after his direct but largely fruitless meeting with Biden

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Metzel/Getty Images Biden and Putin's meeting ended up pretty much as expected. In typical Putin fashion, the Russian leader held a lengthy, rambling press conference. Biden sounded cautiously optimistic about improving relations, but made clear many challenges remain. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin held a lengthy, rambling press conference after ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Analysis, United States, Crimea, Moscow, Kremlin


Putin justifies imprisoning Navalny by demonizing the Black Lives Matter movement

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin told the foreign press that Black Lives Matter and Jan. 6th are reasons why he cracks down on dissent. Russian President Vladimir Putin justified his authoritarian tactics on Wednesday. ABC News reporter Rachel Scott asked him why his opponents end up dead or in prison. Putin cited Black Lives Matter and the Capitol riot as reasons why he cracks down on dissent. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wedn...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Moscow, Kremlin, Biden, Abc News, Black Lives Matter


Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the US president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images showed the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's 2018 summit with Putin in Helsinki was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva on Wednesda...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin


Twitter may now be held directly responsible for every single tweet in India

If the Indian government decided tomorrow that a tweet didn't comply with its laws, the platform would have questions to answer. SOPA / Getty Images Twitter's non-compliance with new tech rules may make it liable for tweets on its platform in India. Content could be punished under the Information Technology Act 2000 and the Indian Penal Code. The new IT rules have been challenged by civil liberties organizations as unconstitutional. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Twitter, India, International, Trends, Strategy, Information Technology, Nordic, Modi, IFF, Facebook Google, BI International, CCO, Tech Insider, SFLC, Internet Freedom Foundation IFF, Mishi Choudhary


Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images show the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednes...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin


Satellite photos show China's progress on the new aircraft carrier expected to give its naval power a boost

China has two carriers, the Liaoning and the Shandong, and a third one is on the way. STR/AFP via Getty Images A new analysis features high-res satellite photos of China's latest carrier under construction. China has two carriers based on an older design, but the new one should be a significant upgrade. The photos show China's "substantial progress" on its new carrier, CSIS experts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new satellite photo shows China making "subs...
Tags: China, US, International, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Ford, Washington Dc, Shanghai, Satellite Images, US Navy, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Shandong, Kitty Hawk, Liaoning, CSIS, Brian Hart


An invasion isn't the only threat from China that Taiwan and the US have to worry about

A Chinese army armored personnel carrier during the Seaborne Assault contest at Russia's 2017 International Army Games, August 9, 2017. Sergei Orlov\TASS via Getty Images Tensions around Taiwan have escalated in recent months, with US officials warning of potential China action. Those warnings focus on a potential invasion attempt by China, which has increased its military activity in the area. But Taiwan and the US face a threat short of an invasion: a Chinese blockade that could cut ...
Tags: Australia, Washington, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Pentagon, Taipei, Pacific, US Navy


Hillary Clinton says Republicans have been flirting with Putin's authoritarianism by denying 2020 election results

Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin during a meeting in March 2010. Alexey Nikolsky/Getty Images Hillary Clinton said the GOP is doing Putin's work for him by denying the 2020 election results. Clinton said Republicans have been flirting with Putin's authoritarian model of governance. Her comments came as Biden met with Putin in Geneva. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesda...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Republicans, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Hillary Clinton, United States, Geneva, Republican Party, Biden, Msnbc


Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza in response to 'incendiary balloons'

Flames are seen after an Israeli air strike hit Hamas targets in Gaza City, Gaza on June 15, 2021. Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Israeli military said it attacked Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. The airstrikes came just days after Naftali Bennett took over as Israeli prime minister. There were no immediate reports of casualties. More than 200 Palestinians were killed in May. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Israeli military has launched airstrikes on...
Tags: Politics, Israel, International, Trends, Bbc, Getty Images, Gaza, Palestine, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Charles Davis, Airstrikes, Gaza Strip, Naftali Bennett, Reuters, Times of Israel


China says its fighter pilots are battling AI aircraft in simulated dogfights, and humans aren't the only ones learning

China is using artificial intelligence to hone the skills of Chinese fighter pilots. STR/AFP via Getty Images China has been pitting pilots against AI-driven aircraft in training simulations. A commander told the PLA Daily that the AI aircraft were "sharpening the sword" for Chinese pilots. The AI was also learning, highlighting the potential for AI systems in its armed forces. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese fighter pilots have been battling aircraft piloted by ar...
Tags: Technology, China, US, International, Trends, Artificial Intelligence, US Air Force Research Laboratory, Xi Jinping, Darpa, Air Force, US Navy, PLA, US Air Force, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Darpa, FANG, Global Times


Fiona Hill says Russia's hackers 'already declared war' on the US and want to prove they're a 'major cyber force'

Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council, testifies to a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump on November 21, 2019. Erin Scott/Reuters Fiona Hill told the Financial Times that Russia "declared war quite a long time ago in the information sphere." Hill's comments came ahead of Biden's highly anticipated summit with Putin in Geneva. After recent hacks and cyber attacks l...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ransomware, Fbi, United States, US Senate, Geneva


Saudi Arabia executes 26-year-old man for protesting against the government when he was a teen, human rights groups say

Mustafa al-Darwish. Reprieve Saudi Arabia has executed a young man over his reported involvement in anti-government protests when he was a teenager, human rights groups said Tuesday. The Saudi Ministry of the Interior announced that Mustafa al-Darwish, 26, had been executed, according to Reprieve. Al-Darwish's family received no advance notice of his death and only learned that he had been executed by reading the news online, the UK-based non-profit organization said. Al-Darwish was arr...
Tags: UK, News, Saudi Arabia, International, Trends, Protests, Amnesty International, Executions, Mohammed bin Salman, Mustafa, Saudi Ministry of the Interior, Speed desk, Mustafa al Darwish Reprieve, Mustafa al Darwish, Al Darwish, Reprieve al Darwish


How special-ops units used 'old-school commando stuff' behind enemy lines to keep Saddam's forces distracted

US soldiers man a checkpoint in Mosul, northern Iraq, April 12, 2003. JOSEPH BARRAK/AFP via Getty Images Ahead of the 2003 invasion, Iraq's military still appeared to be a sizable adversary. So US military planners sought to divide Iraqi forces with an attack from the south and a feint from the north. That northern force of special operators and CIA paramilitaries relied on Iraqi Kurds to accomplish their mission. See more stories on Insider's business page. In early 2002, the US d...
Tags: Iraq, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Nato, Coalition, Islam, Delta, Army, Romania, Kurds, Al Qaeda, Cia, SBS, Iraq War


Antivirus mogul John McAfee claims he'll spend his life in prison if he's extradited to the US on tax evasion charges

FILE: John McAfee AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File Antivirus software exec John McAfee testified against his extradition to the US on Tuesday. In a Spanish court, McAfee claimed he'd spend the rest of his life behind bars if he was extradited, the AP reported. McAfee is wanted in Tennessee for tax-related charges for his alleged failure to disclose income. See more stories on Insider's business page. John McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software McAfee, testified in Spain on Tuesday...
Tags: News, US, International, Trends, Spain, Barcelona, Ap, United States, Tennessee, Associated Press, John Mcafee, McAfee, Tech Insider, Spanish National Court, Connor Perrett, Speed desk


How a 14-year-old picked up a piece of fossil almost 20 years ago and jumpstarted the beginning of dinosaur discovery in Australia

Dr. Scott Hocknull and Robyn Mackenzie pose with a 3D reconstruction and the humerus bone of "Cooper," a new species of dinosaur discovered in Queensland and recognized as the largest ever found in Australia. Eromanga Natural History Museum/Handout via REUTERS One of the 15 largest dinosaurs in the world was discovered in Australia. The discovery comes less than 20 years since the country first began finding dinosaur fossils. Australia was believed to not have any before a 14-year-old fo...
Tags: Australia, China, International, Trends, Morocco, Queensland, Argentina, Dinosaurs, University Of Chicago, North America, Fossils, Cooper, Sandy, MacKenzie, Sereno, Paul Sereno


Vladimir Putin wouldn't guarantee Alexei Navalny will leave prison alive in chilling message to Biden ahead of Geneva summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Getty Putin in an NBC News interview wouldn't guarantee Navalny will leave prison alive. The Kremlin's crackdown on dissent is one of many points of contention between the US and Russia. The White House suggested Biden will bring up Navalny during an upcoming summit with Putin. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with NBC News published on Monday would not guarantee his most prom...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Germany, Russia, Nbc News, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, West, Nato


Putin won't guarantee Navalny will leave prison alive in chilling message to Biden ahead of Geneva summit

Getty Putin in an NBC News interview wouldn't guarantee Navalny will leave prison alive. The Kremlin's crackdown on dissent is one of many points of contention between the US and Russia. The White House suggested Biden will address Navalny during an upcoming summit with Putin. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with NBC News would not guarantee his most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny, would leave prison alive. NBC N...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Germany, Russia, Nbc News, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, West, Moscow


Russia is saying goodbye to its last Soviet-era ballistic-missile submarines. Here's what's replacing them.

Russian nuclear-powered ballistic-missile sub K-84 Ekaterinburg in Murmansk, May 23, 2018. Lev Fedoseyev\TASS via Getty Images Russia has announced plans to decommission the ballistic-missile submarine Ekaterinburg. That will be the beginning of the end for the subs that have long been the backbone of the Soviet and Russian fleet. They will be replaced by the Borei-class, Russia's most advanced ballistic-missile sub. See more stories on Insider's business page. In April, the Russia...
Tags: Navy, Russia, International, Trends, Delta, Arctic, Pacific, Nordic, TASS, Russian Navy, Northern Fleet, Russian Defense Ministry, Ryazan, Murmansk, Ekaterinburg, Borei


A French company warned the US of a 'imminent radiological threat' at a Chinese nuclear facility but the US said the plant isn't at 'crisis level': CNN

The Unit 4 reactor at the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant in China's Jiangsu province, October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer A French company sent the US a letter on an "imminent radiological threat," in China, CNN reported. Framatome said the Chinese safety authority was raising radiation detection levels outside a plant. The US doesn't believe the plant is at a "crisis level" yet. See more stories on Insider's business page. A French company sent the US Department of Energy a lett...
Tags: China, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, National Security Council, Al Jazeera, Biden, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Jiangsu, US Department of Energy, Guangdong province, Nuclear Plant, Framatome, Cheryl Rofer


On opposite sides of Europe, US troops are practicing new ways to get to battle

US Army logisticians and transporters offload equipment at the port in Esbjerg, Denmark, June 5, 2021. US Army/Spc. Elliott Page During exercises in Europe this spring, US forces worked on new ways to get equipment and supplies troops in the field. Those new approaches are part of a broader effort to improve NATO's ability to reinforce and resupply units across Europe. The efforts reflect NATO's increased focus on mobility amid heightened tensions with Russia. See more stories on I...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, Atlantic, Nato, Crimea, Army, Poland, Denmark, Air Force, Pacific, US Army, US Navy


Netanyahu out as prime minister after Israeli parliament votes to form a new coalition government

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits during a Knesset session in Jerusalem Sunday, June 13, 2021. AP Photo/Ariel Schalit The Israeli parliament on Sunday voted to form a new coalition government. The vote formally ends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett assumed the role of prime minister while Netanyahu became the opposition leader. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Israeli parliament on Sunday voted to form a new co...
Tags: News, Israel, International, Jerusalem, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, United States, Benjamin Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett, Netanyahu, Bennett, Knesset, Yair Lapid, Likud, Ariel Schalit


G7 Summit takeaways: The US is back on top, the Queen cut a cake with a sword, and world leaders promised 1 billion COVID-19 doses

(L-R) Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attend a plenary session during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on June 13, 2021. PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images World leaders from the US, Italy, France, Japan, Canada, Germany, and the UK met this weekend fo...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Politics, UK, England, Vladimir Putin, Australia, France, White House, China, Angela Merkel, Russia, US, International, America, Trends


Biden says he won't hold a joint press conference with Putin because he doesn't want to get 'diverted' by who 'talked the most'

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Getty President Joe Biden on Sunday explained why he won't hold a joint press conference with Putin. Biden and the Russian president will meet on Wednesday in Geneva. Biden said he didn't want details of a joint conference to distract from the conversation between the leaders. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Sunday explained why he and Russian President Vladimir Putin won't hold a joint press conference...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Geneva, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, State


China to G7 leaders: Days when world affairs are decided by a 'small group of countries are long gone'

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but campaigners said firm cash promises were missing. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS China said that the times of a "small" group of countries deciding world decisions are "long gone," Reuters reported. The remarks came as G7 leaders met in London over the weekend. A spokesperson for the China embassy in ...
Tags: Politics, England, London, News, France, China, International, Trends, Joe Biden, United Kingdom, Who, G7, Reuters, Group of Seven, COVID, Taylor Ardrey