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Queensland man breaks world record for continuous lawn bowling

Shayne Barwick, having already broken the record, is pushing through the pain to reach his goal of 73 hours Lawn bowls is a sport rarely associated with excruciating pain. But on a small green in Cloncurry in the outback of north-western Queensland, Shayne Barwick is fast learning that bowls, when played as an endurance sport,

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Facebook Live is the new key witness to crime

(CNN)The torture of a special-needs teen that was streamed on Facebook Live has raised new questions about the use of social media platforms to spread videos glorifying abuse and humiliation. This tragic incident might cause some to demand that social media companies such as Facebook do more to police and prevent this kind of content

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Lake Erie plane crash: Voice recorder, remains recovered

(CNN)Divers recovered the cockpit voice recorder, pieces of debris and possible human remains from an airplane that went missing over Lake Erie on Dec. 29, Cleveland city officials said Friday. The airplane, a twin-engine Cessna 525 Citation, was headed for the Ohio State University airport from Cleveland, according to the Coast Guard. It disappeared from

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Mexico's Fox trolls Trump: 'Are you a legitimate president?'

Washington (CNN)Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is back to trolling Donald Trump on Twitter, particularly as the US President-elect has waffled on his pledge to have Mexico pay for a border wall and amid questions about Russian interference in the election. “Sr Trump,the intelligence report is devastating. Losing election by more than 3M votes and

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Putin's 'act of war' against American democracy

(CNN)US intelligence agencies released on Friday an alarming report about a hostile foreign country’s efforts to subvert America’s system of government, and the incoming president does not seem to understand the danger of the situation. In a just-declassified document, the country’s top intelligence experts declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to influence

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Republicans face early stumbling blocks on Obamacare repeal

Washington (CNN)Republicans are unanimous in their desire to “repeal and replace” President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — but they are already flirting with not having the 50 votes needed to pass the bill in the Senate. Republicans have 52 seats in the Senate, meaning they can only afford to lose three members of

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Shooting raises questions about the limits of flying with firearms

(CNN)The shooting Friday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport may test the bounds of something that is entirely legal and commonplace in the United States: Flying with a gun and ammunition. The incident highlights the peculiarities and seeming contradictions of local, state and federal gun laws inside the nation’s airports: It is legal for a passenger

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Thirsty at Trump's DC hotel bar? Get ready for a yuge bill

Washington (CNN)To drink at Donald Trump’s DC hotel lobby bar, The Benjamin, having the President-elect’s wallet would be helpful. The bar at Trump International Hotel has recently increased its signature cocktail prices — a lot. The least expensive drink, the bourbon-based “Romanesque Revival,” costs $24, while the bar’s namesake cocktail, comprised of rye, vodka, raw