Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

BERLIN, June 14 (Reuters) – Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an anti-Semitic, medieval sculpture can stay on the facade of a church in the eastern town of Wittenberg, rejecting an appeal by a Jewish plaintiff who has for years argued it is an insult to all Jews. The 13th century “Judensau” or “Jew … Read more

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

Workers pressure wash the logo of NASA on the Vehicle Assembly Building before SpaceX will send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, May 19, 2020. REUTERS/ Joe Skipper Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, … Read more

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and current chair of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), gives a news conference on the sidelines during the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

April 27 (Reuters) – A US judge slammed Elon Musk on Wednesday for trying to escape a settlement with regulators requiring oversight of his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) tweets, saying the billionaire was “bemoaning” the 2018 deal now that he felt Tesla was “invincible.” The ruling comes after the Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) board accepted on Monday … Read more

Congo nun overcomes blackouts with homemade hydroelectric plant

Congo nun overcomes blackouts with homemade hydroelectric plant

MITI, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 20 (Reuters) – Sister Alphonsine Ciza spends most of her day in gum boots, white veil tucked under a builder’s hat, manning the micro hydroelectric plant she built to overcome daily electricity cuts in her town of Miti in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. She works around the clock … Read more

Google cuts racy results by 30% for searches like ‘Latina teenager’

Google cuts racy results by 30% for searches like ‘Latina teenager’

A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin, August 11, 2015. A US Jury handed Google a major victory May 26, 2016 in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle Corp over Android software to run most of the world’s smartphones. This logo has been updated and … Read more