Israeli army turns away displaced Syrians along Golan Heights
Scores of displaced Syrians were turned away by the Israeli army units on Tuesday as they attempted to approach the border fence along the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.  The incident on Tuesday happened in Quneitra, where the Syrian government is fighting to push out the last remaining pockets of rebels and fighters belongting to the Islamic…
Chance The Rapper’s Next Philanthropy Mission Is About Making Sure Everyone Gets A ‘Chance At Greatness’
Chance the Rapper might not be releasing an album this week, contrary to previous reports. The confusion was warranted considering that his interview with the Chicago Tribune teased that a new project was arriving "in time for the Special Olympics" — the 50th Anniversary concert of which he is producing and headlining on Saturday (July…
How Katy Perry Dealt With Depression After Witness’s Rough Release
When Katy Perry ended her four-year drought last summer with her fifth album, Witness, her comeback didn't go entirely as planned. The album — which boasted singles like "Chained to the Rhythm," "Swish Swish," and "Hey Hey Hey" — debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., but was met with mixed reviews by fans and…
After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling
US President Donald Trump has been forced to backtrack after a media storm following his seeming defence of Russia over claims of meddling in his country's presidential elections in 2016. Republican and Democrat politicians in the US, as well as intelligence officials, on Monday denounced Trump's failure to challenge his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over…
US, EU, China ‘entrench’ authoritarianism with spying tech export
The United States, the European Union and China are equipping, training and funding countries around the world, including autocratic governments, with surveillance capabilities, a new report has said, warning that this leads to entrenchment of authoritarianism and abuse against citizens. The Teach 'em how to phish study was released on Tuesday by Privacy International, a UK-based…