Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Facebook Inc’s Instagram is trialing a feature that lets U.S. users shop from the photo-sharing app by using a checkout option on items tagged for sale, the company said on Tuesday. The move is in line with Facebook’s plan to monetize higher-growth units like Instagram, as its centerpiece News Feed product struggles to generate fresh… Read More Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him retain considerable sway. Known as Papa to many Kazakhs, the 78-year-old former steel worker and Communist party apparatchik has ruled the vast oil and gas-rich… Read More Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Warner Bros Chairman and Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara has resigned from one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios following a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. “It is in the best interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros, our employees and our partners for Kevin to step down as Chairman and CEO… Read More Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Turkish man arrested for fatally shooting three people on tram in Netherlands

Dutch police arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday. Police said the suspect, 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, had been taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt. The city was put into lockdown after the shooting, shortly after the morning… Read More Turkish man arrested for fatally shooting three people on tram in Netherlands

Dozens dead, houses destroyed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai has killed at least 64 people in eastern Zimbabwe and destroyed homes, bridges and roads, making rescue efforts difficult, a government minister said on Sunday. The tropical storm has already pounded neighboring Malawi and Mozambique. The latter has cut electricity exports to South Africa, which led to rolling blackouts in Africa’s most industrialized… Read More Dozens dead, houses destroyed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe

Teenager smashes egg on controversial Australian lawmaker for blaming New Zealand shootings on immigration program

Australian police said they were investigating after a teenager smashed an egg on a controversial right-wing lawmaker who had blamed New Zealand’s mass mosque shootings on the country’s immigration program. The footage, shared widely on social media, showed Senator Fraser Anning being approached from behind at a political event on Saturday, before having an egg… Read More Teenager smashes egg on controversial Australian lawmaker for blaming New Zealand shootings on immigration program