May 17, 2018

Late passenger attempts to break into plane

iStock/Thinkstock(MELBOURNE, Austrailia) -- Passengers on board a plane waiting to depart Australia's Melbourne Airport were rattled after a passenger who was "running late" for his flight allegedly attempted to break into the aircraft while it was still parked on the tarmac. "We were sitting waiting to get on the flight and people went 'Oh my god, what is going on?'" one passenger told Australian outlet 9News.com.au. Jetstar flight 508 had yet to leave its parking bay when author..
May 17, 2018

Inside one of the largest hacking conferences in Russia

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- Earlier this week hundreds of aspiring hackers in Moscow faced off against one another in different challenges. The event, called Positive Hack Days, is organized by the cybersecurity firm Positive Technologies. More than 4,000 people attended the cybersecurity conference, one of the largest in Russia. It's part discussion forum and part competition. It takes place in a convention center in downtown Moscow, in the same arena where President Vladimir Putin gives ..
May 17, 2018

Meghan Markle’s dad will not attend her wedding to Prince Harry

Ben Birchall - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle’s father will not be on hand to watch his daughter marry Prince Harry Saturday at Windsor Castle, the bride-to-be said today. “Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding,” Markle, 36, said in a statement from Kensington Palace. “I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health. “I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support,” the statement cont..
May 17, 2018

Venezuelans head to polls with great hunger, little hope

iStock/Thinkstock(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuelans will head to the polls Sunday for a contested presidential election, one with incredibly high stakes and dismally low expectations. The vote May 20 is the first time in just over five years that Venezuelans will get to choose a new president. Last time, in 2013, it was a special election following the death of socialist leader Hugo Chavez. Twenty years since Venezuelans put their hopes in Chavez and five years since his death, the country is ..