Burmese actors get 1-year jail term for satirizing military

Five members of a theatrical troupe in Burma were sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison for sketches that satirized the country’s military. The members of the Peacock Generation thangyat troupe were arrested in April over performances [...]

How instant noodles became a million dollar idea

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Body of missing British tourist, 21, found 60 miles from island in Cambodia

The body of 21-year-old British tourist Amelia Bambridge was discovered Thursday about 60 miles away from a popular vacation island in Cambodia where she was last seen over a week ago. Preah Sihanouk Police Chief Maj. Gen. Chuon Narin said [...]

Measles makes body 'forget' how to fight infection

Image copyright SPL Measles has a devastating impact on the body’s immune system that could make it harder to fight infections for years, a pair of studies show. The virus can cause [...]

'OK Boomer' has earned me $25,000, says student

Image copyright Shannon O’Connor Shannon O’Connor has made $25,000 out of a two-word slogan. All the 18-year-old US art student did was design a T-shirt bearing the phrase: “OK [...]

5 Tips to Reduce Friction on Your E-Commerce Website

If you want to increase conversions on your e-commerce site, you need to consider the user experience it provides to your visitors. It can be difficult enough to drive customers to the checkout page, and once they’re there, there are [...]

US military returns to Syria to protect oil fields; Kurdish leader accuses Turkey of 'continuing its war'

U.S. military forces have returned to eastern Syria weeks after President Trump ordered the complete withdrawal of American troops from the area. The move comes as the top Kurdish leader of a U.S.-backed militia accuses Turkey of “continuing [...]

Australian police find $210M worth of meth hidden inside sriracha bottles

Police in Australia have arrested four men in connection with $210 million worth of methylamphetamine found hidden inside hundreds of bottles of sriracha in a cargo container imported from the United States. A 45-year-old man was arrested [...]

Car industry gloom as UK production falls further

Image copyright Getty Images UK car production fell by 3.8% in September because of political uncertainty at home and weaker overseas demand, says the industry’s trade body. Fears over [...]

Pakistan train fire sparked by gas stove explosion kills dozens

A massive fire spread through multiple train cars on a train traveling Thursday in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, killing more than 70 people, in the latest tragedy to hit the country’s dilapidated rail system. Officials said the [...]