Official: Hacker who claimed Clinton server break-in expected to plead guilty to separate charge

Washington (CNN)The Romanian hacker, Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as “Guccier,” who claims to have illegally accessed Hillary Clinton’s private email server, is expected to plead guilty to at least one of the charges he is facing, according to a law enforcement official. Lazar allegedly hacked into longtime Clinton adviser and friend Sidney Blumenthal’s AOL […]

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Brutalism, a revival: From cool to crude and back again

(CNN)And in the fifth decade of Modernism Le Corbusier said “Let there be concrete”: and there was Brutalism. Well, perhaps not quite. However the Swiss-French polymath certainly kick-started what became the most divisive school of architecture in the twentieth century. His buildings from the late 1940s onwards paved the way for a new brand of […]

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Trump: suicide of Bill Clinton’s counsel Vince Foster ‘very fishy’ as it happened

Follow live updates from the 2016 campaign trail as news emerges Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is under federal investigation Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2016/may/23/campaign-president-2016-live-updates-trump-clinton-sanders-polling

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Tinder sues threesome app rival 3nder

Smaller, independent app fights back by asking users to tweet pictures of their socks with #TinderSuckMySocks Twos company but threes a crowd according to dating app Tinder, which has launched a legal bid to kill off a rival app aimed at people looking for threesomes. Tinder, owned by global dating firm Match Group, is alleging […]

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Facebook to change trending topics after investigation into bias claims

Internal report finds virtually identical rates of conservative and liberal topics, but guidelines updated to exclude possibility of improper actions Facebook has denied allegations that the team responsible for its trending topics section deliberately suppressed conservative views but says it will improve the feature. Allegations have been made anonymously that the team responsible for choosing […]

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Raptors hold off Cavaliers comeback to tie Eastern Conference finals

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference finals Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating […]

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Draymond Green not suspended but fined for kicking Steven Adams in groin

NBA fined him $25,000 and upgraded foul to a flagrant 2, which would have resulted in automatic ejection had officials given that ruling when it happened Draymond Green has been fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA for kicked his leg up into Adams groin. Though the Thunder felt it was intentional, Green and […]

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Insect poo turning the Taj Mahal green

Alarm in India as nations biggest tourist attraction is being disfigured by excrement from swarms of mosquito-like flies Swarms of insects breeding in a polluted river near the Taj Mahal are threatening the intricate marble inlay work at the 17th century monument by leaving green and black patches of waste on its walls, archaeological experts […]

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Billboard Music Awards 2016: Madonna performs Prince tribute as it happened

Madonna and Stevie Wonder paid homage to Prince, while The Weeknd took home a clutch of awards and Ariana Grande impressed on stage Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/music/live/2016/may/22/billboard-music-awards-2016-rihanna-justin-bieber-madonna-live

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Iraqi PM announces military operation to retake Fallujah from Isis

Government forces are attempting to regain control of Isis base 40 miles west of Baghdad, says al-Abadi in a TV address Iraqs prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late on Sunday night. Iraqi forces were […]

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