Lion Air crash: Divers find main fuselage, hear signal from missing ‘black box,’ officials say

Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN)Divers searching for the wreckage of Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610 have found the main fuselage and claim they can now hear a signal from the aircraft’s missing cockpit voice recorder, the head of Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency said Saturday. “Although the sound is quite weak, it…

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Jimmy Bennett Speaks Out Against Asia Argento In New Interview – Perez Hilton

Jimmy Bennett is continuing to speak out against his accused assaulter and former costar Asia Argento The Orphan actor shared with news anchor Massimo Gilletti that he was invited to a Marina Del Rey hotel by Argento in May 2013, and after his escort left, Argento offered him champagne, pushed…

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Hawaiis Birds Are Threatened By Snakes On A Plane

If you thought Snakes On A Plane was an improbable action film, you might be surprised to learn there is some historical truth to it, although these reptiles are coming to Hawaii, not leaving it. Snakes have been stowing away on planes for more than 70 years, with diabolical consequences…

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‘People are afraid’: Gay caning stokes fear in Malaysia’s LGBT community

(CNN)Two gay women have been caned in Malaysia amid a worsening climate for LGBT individuals in the Muslim-majority Southeast Asian nation. Monday’s punishment shows the religious right “flexing their muscles and making clear that the laws against LGBT activity will be enforced in their state,” said Linda Lakhdhir, a legal…

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Asia Argento Doubles Down On Claim She Was ‘Assaulted’ By Jimmy Bennett! – Perez Hilton

Asia Argento is not backing down… In the The 43-year-old also discussed her rift with Rose McGowan — who she once considered a “sister” — and her romantic partner Rain Dove, who allegedly made startling allegations about Argento’s late boyfriend Anthony Bourdain. Last October, Argento was featured in a New Yorker piece…

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Asia Argento Threatens to Sue Rose McGowan Over ‘Horrendous Lies’ – Perez Hilton

Looks like Rose made a statement, published in The Hollywood Reporter on August 27 regarding Asia’s ongoing controversy with Jimmy, where she revealed that her partner, model Rain Dove, had knowledge that Asia sent Jimmy nude photos when he was only 12. “Asia you were my friend. I loved you. You’ve…

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Yuan Gains After PBOC Move, Asian Stocks Climb: Markets Wrap

The yuan extended gains following a rally triggered by a surprise China central bank move to make it more expensive to bet against the currency. Asian stocks advanced Monday as the earnings seasons rolls on. The offshore yuan built on gains from Friday when the People’s Bank of China announced…

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VietnamFeelsthe Ripples of the Yuan Rout

Think the latest yuan rout is over? Tell that to Vietnam. The slide in China’s currency paused this week after jawboning by the central bank, which told commercial lenders it has the tools to stabilize the market and urged them to avoid “herd behavior,” Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. But the ripples of…

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Thai cave rescue: Soccer team found alive one kilometer underground

Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN)Thais reacted with relief and jubilation after rescue teams reported that they’d found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive in a cave in Thailand nine days after the group went missing. “We are coming, many people are coming. Many people, we are the first.” The…

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Millionaires Now Control Half of the World’s Personal Wealth

The rich are getting a lot richer and doing so a lot faster. Personal wealth around the globe reached $201.9 trillion last year, a 12 percent gain from 2016 and the strongest annual pace in the past five years, Boston Consulting Group said in a Source: Boston Consulting Group Last year’s…

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Drug-Resistant “Super Gonorrhea” Is On The Rise And Going Global

The ongoing arms race between germs and humans is seeing more and more cases of drug-resistant gonorrhea springing up across the world, according to international health agencies. This grim sign of our times doesn’t just mean gonorrhea is becoming much harder to treat, it could also mean that this common…

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Shale Country Is Out of Workers and Dangling 100% Pay Hikes

Jerry Morales, the mayor of Midland, Texas, and a local restaurateur, is being whipsawed by the latest Permian Basin shale-oil boom. It’s fueling the region and starving it at the same time. Sales-tax revenue is hitting a record high, allowing the city to get around to fixing busted roads. But…

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Duterte to Permanently Ban Sending Workers to Kuwait

Philippine leader tells citizens in Kuwait to come home China, Japan welcome Philippine citizens, Duterte says smuggling domestic workers, state-run Kuwait News Agency reported, citing its foreign ministry. Patriotic Appeal Filipino household service workers should come home, and the government plans to immediately bring back about 700 people who are…

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First launch of SpaceXs revamped Falcon 9 carries Bangladeshs space ambitions

Today brings historic firsts for both SpaceX and Bangladesh: the former is sending up the final, highly updated revision of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, and the latter is launching its first satellite. It’s a preview of the democratized space economy to come this century. Update: Success!…

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