AlphaGo: Computer defeat ‘painful’ for Chinese Go prodigy

The world’s number one Go player has spoken of his “pain” at losing to a Google-owned computer algorithm that has now defeated several masters in the ancient Chinese board game. Nineteen-year-old prodigy Ke Jie was reduced to tears at the end of the final game in the Chinese city of Wuzhen. The algorithm’s developer says […]

Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Media captionAntonio Guterres: “The agreement doesn’t collapse if a country leaves the agreement” Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days. The US president tweeted he would make his “final decision” […]

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed – NRToday.com

LONDON — British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a “major IT systems failure” around the world. Chief […]

Memorial Day travel do’s and don’ts – AOL

It’s been a long, tough winter for most. It’s time to enjoy the holiday that marks the beginning of everyone’s favorite season, summer! Memorial day means BBQ, beaches and so much booze. Whether you’re traveling around the corner or around the world, here are a few travel tips to help you out this holiday weekend. […]

BA aims to resume most UK flights after IT failure

Image copyright Reuters British Airways says it is aiming to run a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on Sunday after a “major” IT failure saw all flights cancelled. Serious problems with BA’s systems led to thousands of passengers having their plans disrupted on Saturday. Passengers described “chaotic” scenes […]

Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69 – RollingStone.com

Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman’s rep confirmed to Rolling Stone that the artist died Saturday afternoon. Related Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs Southern rock pioneer fused country blues with San Francisco-style extended improvisation, creating a […]

Joseph Duggar Gets Engaged to Kendra Caldwell at His Sister Joy-Anna Duggar’s Wedding! – In Touch Weekly

Love is definitely in the air in the Duggar family’s household! Joseph Duggar and his girlfriend Kendra Caldwell are officially engaged! The 22-year-old popped the question on Friday, May 26 at his younger sister Joy-Anna Duggar’s wedding to her fiancé Austin Forsyth. “We are so excited to be engaged and look forward to a lifetime […]

Scott Disick Cozies Up to Yet Another Brunette Beauty as Ex Kourtney Kardashian Leaves Cannes – PEOPLE.com

Scott Disick is continuing his overseas PDA sessions, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star spotted kissing another woman in Cannes on Saturday. Coy in sunglasses and a tee, Disick was pictured leaning in for a peck with the seated brunette beauty. The 34-year-old’s jaunt comes on the heels of a poolside PDA session with Bella Thorne on Wednesday. […]