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  • Usain Bolt Opens London Jamaican Restaurant

    Usain Bolt Opens London Jamaican Restaurant

    Sprinting legend Usain Bolt says he’s bringing “a little piece of Jamaica” to London by opening a restaurant in the city. The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist celebrated the opening this week of a London location of his restaurant, Tracks & Records the first outside Jamaica.

  • US-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership

    US-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership

    At a summit with Southeast Asian countries in Singapore, Vice President Mike Pence announced a new "U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership" that he says will spur renewed American investment in the region's digital infrastructure. VOA White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara brings the details from Singapore.

  • Analysts: Resignation of Israeli Defense Minister Could Hurt

    Analysts: Resignation of Israeli Defense Minister Could Hurt Netanyahu

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman submitted an official letter of resignation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday. His resignation follows a cease-fire agreement reached between the Israeli government and Gaza's Hamas leaders late Tuesday, and it reduces Netanyahu's support in the parliament to 61 out of 120 lawmakers. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports Netanyahu is under pressure to call early elections.

     

  • London's 2018 Christmas Toy Trends

    London's 2018 Christmas Toy Trends

    Christmas is once again coming. Children everywhere have already started compiling their long lists of what they hope to find under the tree this year. And forewarned is forearmed, so we’ve scoured the shop shelves (physical and virtual) for you to see what’s coming out on top of this year’s wish lists.

  • Scientists to Reboot The Kilogram

    Scientists to Reboot The Kilogram

    What is a kilogram? And who decides its standard weight? These questions are at the center of a big debate right now. And the answer to those questions are currently stored in an obscure place in France. VOA's Kevin Enoch takes a look at what the fuss is all about.

  • Fear, Confusion as Rohingya Repatriation Looms

    Fear, Confusion as Rohingya Repatriation Looms

    Human rights groups are warning of a pending humanitarian crisis as Bangladesh makes final preparations to begin sending Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar, where they had been subjected to extrajudicial killings and other atrocities. As VOA's Bill Gallo reports, the move comes as the United States pressures Myanmar to resolve the crisis.

  • Fans Pay Tribute to Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee

    Fans Pay Tribute to Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee

    Fans are paying tribute to Marvel Comics' legend Stan Lee at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles. Lee - the creator of many superheroes - died on Monday at 95. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.

  • Soft Wearable Tech is Helping People Move

    Soft Wearable Tech is Helping People Move

    Robots with rigid metal frames are being used to help the paralyzed walk and have applications that could one day grant military fighters extra power on the battlefield. The problem is that they're uncomfortable and heavy. But researchers at Harvard University are working on lighter, flexible devices that move easily and don't weigh much. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.

  • US Designates Hezbollah Leader's Son as Terrorist

    US Designates Hezbollah Leader's Son as Terrorist

    The United States has officially designated the son of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and the Al-Mujahidin Brigades, a group linked to Hezbollah, as global terrorists, which subjects them to tough sanctions. The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that "today’s designations seek to deny Nasrallah and the AMB the resources to plan and carry out terrorist attacks." VOA'S Zlatica Hoke reports the actions are intended to maintain the momentum of U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Marvel Comics Creator Dies at 95

    Marvel Comics Creator Dies at 95

    Stan Lee, the creator of Black Panther, Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and many other popular comic heroes, died Monday at the age of 95. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has this story.

  • 5G is Coming, Get Ready

    5G is Coming, Get Ready

    If you're really lucky and live in the U.S. cities of Houston, Los Angeles you now have access to a 5G network. If you live anywhere else, just be patient, it's already arriving in some countries. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.

  • Rising Tensions Worry SE Asian Nations

    Rising Tensions Worry SE Asian Nations

    Ahead of the U.S.-ASEAN Summit in mid-November, South East Asian nations have expressed concerns about mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing. 

  • Potions of Yore Preserved in Small US Museum

    Potions of Yore Preserved in Small US Museum

    Dragon's blood, mandrake root and devil's snare were use for potions in the Harry Potter series. Today, one of the best preserved apothecaries in the United States has been turned into a museum in historic. VOA's Deborah report.

  • Academics, Students Eye Holographic Lectures

    Academics, Students Eye Holographic Lectures

    A university in London is looking at new ways to use technology that displays fully three-dimensional images. They're hoping academics and experts can use the technology to deliver lectures in the classroom - remotely. VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.

  • Lion Air Increases Flight Training

    Lion Air Increases Flight Training

    Indonesian airline company, Lion Air has announces will increase flight training for Boeing 737 Max-8. The move comes after the reason crash for Lion Air flight JT610 and call for safety improvements in the company.

  • Natural Art: Painting With the Sun and a Magnifying Glass

    Natural Art: Painting With the Sun and a Magnifying Glass

    When you think of art, you may imagine paints, brushes and a spacious studio with canvasses. But for a Los Angeles man, creating art means being out in the sun, accompanied by a magnifying glass, a mirror and a piece of wood. VOA's Genia Dulot met with the sunlight artist.

  • China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition

    China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition

    The China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China) features the display of real-size products, trade talks, technological exchange and flying display. Airshow China will gather international aviation and aerospace enterprises to showcase the latest technology and products in the fast-growing Chinese market.

     

  • Officials Identify Suspect in Bar Shooting

    Officials Identify Suspect in Bar Shooting

    Officials in California have identified the gunman who went on a shooting spree at a bar Wednesday night as a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Ian David Long, 28, is believed to have killed himself after fatally shooting 12 people and injuring more than 20 others at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, in California's Ventura County. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports the suspect has had minor run-ins with law in the past and could have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Rise of Australian Band '5 Seconds of Summer'

    Rise of Australian Band '5 Seconds of Summer'

    In our top entertaiment news tonight, Achievments of the rising Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer. Just behind that powerful team comes beloved pop band 5 Seconds of Summer, who finally break into the top five with a song from their most recent album Youngblood, which itself started inside that area on the U.K.

  • Food Researchers Try to Meet a Growing Need for Plant Based Diets

    Food Researchers Try to Meet a Growing Need for Plant Based Diets

    Around the world plant based diets are on the rise. Statistics from the research firm Global Data say that six percent of Americans now identify as Vegan. That's not a huge number but it's jumped from one percent in the last couples years, and continues to go up and up. So it's no surprise one California food company is working to meet the growing demand. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.