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By Matt McGrathEnvironment correspondent image copyrightGetty Images image captionThe Sun shining through the heat haze from a wildfire in California The Earth continued to endure a period of significant heating in 2020 according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Its provisional assessment suggests this year will be one of the three hottest, just behind 2016 …

Thatcher — who bore the nickname “The Iron Lady” — is played by “The X-Files” star Gillian Anderson, the partner of series creator Peter Morgan. They deliver an extremely complex portrait, and Anderson so fastidiously captures the 1980s leader’s carefully enunciated speech pattern that it’s almost painful listening to her squeeze out words. That’s actually …

Party leaders thought Trump’s botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic and divisive behavior would convince voters to flip the chamber and put an end to what Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recently called “the chaos, the tweets, the anger, the hate, the failure.” After six long years out of power, Democrats will likely remain in …

A 23-year-old Louisiana man was sentenced on Monday to 25 years in prison for setting fire to three predominantly Black churches in what federal prosecutors say was an effort to raise his profile as a “black metal” musician. The man, Holden James Matthews, 23, who burned down the churches over a 10-day period ending on …

CNET, Roadshow’s parent website, is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. The world of transportation has changed immensely over the last quarter century, but how will it be different in the next? We’ve asked automotive industry experts to weigh in on that very question, covering topics from battery technology to autonomy to flying cars. Yes, …

The US is set to execute a female federal inmate for the first time in 67 years, Donald Trump’s justice department has said. Lisa Montgomery, who strangled a Missouri woman in 2004 and stole her unborn baby, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 8 December. …

If you are in a traditional business, this would be a harrowing time for you. COVID-19, floods, wars, civil unrest, bank collapse — it’s just one bad news after another. Any one of these calamities is enough to shake the foundations of any business, but together, they have put thousands of businesses at risk.  Technology plays …

From Staff Reports Published 11:25 a.m. CT Oct. 12, 2020 | Updated 11:32 a.m. CT Oct. 12, 2020 CLOSE Radiance Technologies CEO Bill Bailey talks I-Bowl Shreveport Times The Radiance Technology Independence Bowl and ESPN have reached an agreement covering the 2020-25 games in Shreveport. “We are thrilled to announce the extension of this longstanding partnership …

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash ‌The smart TV is the cornerstone of any home entertainment system. They continue to evolve each year with new innovations and technologies, offering high-quality images, vivid detail and vibrant colors. Smart TVs vary in size, power and resolution; they may feature any number of apps and convenient extras and …

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli is seen outside the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24 Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi have been sentenced to an effective five years in jail for the 1999 kidnapping and assault of Oupa Ramogibe. In 2019, the two …