US Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from campaign probes

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from campaign probes

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself from any investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election because he said he was involved with President Donald Trumps campaign. Let me be clear, I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign and the idea that I was part of a continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russia government is totally false ... and that is the question I responded to, he said. Mar 3, 2017
Watch outrageous sexist speech by Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke

Watch outrageous sexist speech by Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke

A Polish MEP sparked outrage on 1 March when he claimed women must earn less than men in the workplace because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent. Speaking at a debate about the gender pay gap in Europe Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a conservative and Eurosceptic politician from Warsaw, bizarrely pointed out that there are no women in the worlds top 100 chess players to make his case. Mar 2, 2017
Several injured as entrance to Johannesburg hospital collapses

Several injured as entrance to Johannesburg hospital collapses

An entrance near a maternity ward in Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, collapsed on 2 March, injuring five people. Reports indicate that two were patients, two were construction workers, and one of the injured was a hospital staff member. Mar 2, 2017
How data science helped to identify Londons most polluted parks

How data science helped to identify Londons most polluted parks

Speaking at the Newsweek’s AI and Data Science in Capital Markets conference, Dr. Aida Mehonic, data strategist and engagement manager, highlights how her U.K. startup, ASI Data Science, uses data science and analytics to do everything from identifying the most polluted parks in London to targeting the next underpriced sports stars to pinpointing overcrowded city housing. Mar 2, 2017