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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species identified in Indonesia

Scientists who have been puzzling for years over the genetic "peculiarity" of a tiny population of orangutans in Sumatra have finally concluded that they are a new species to science. The apes in question were only reported to exist after an expedition into the remote mountain forests there in 1997. The species has been named the Tapanuli orangutan - a third 7130

November 2, 2017 4:02 AM The Lion King: Beyonce confirms role in remake

US singer Beyonce is to take a lead role in the remake of Disney's The Lion King. She will voice the role of lioness Nala, next to lead character Simba, played by Donald Glover. Beyonce used Facebook to confirm her long-rumoured involvement in the project. Her other co-stars include Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar and Seth Rogan as Pumba the warthog. James 1322

November 1, 2017 1:01 PM SpaceX Falcon 9 ends mission on a 'toasty' note, catches fire on landing

As the fire from the rocket's base began to enter the frame, the feed was momentarily cut-off, but came on again, showing the rocket standing on the ship with its bottom part still on fire. New Delhi: On Monday, California-based space firm SpaceX launched a commercial communications satellite for South Korea – the KoreaSat 5A – and then landed the rocket 260

November 1, 2017 8:33 AM Delaying umbilical cord clamping may save preemies' lives

Globally, about 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks gestation annually and one million die. The findings showed that waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately reduced hospital mortality by a third and is safe for mothers and pre-term infants. Further, delayed clamping also reduced subsequent 107

November 1, 2017 4:46 AM New allegations leveled against actors Spacey, Piven

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series "House of Cards" and prompted CBS to check into an actress' claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey 76

October 31, 2017 9:54 PM Disastrous defending sees Chelsea lose Group C top spot in Rome

Stephan El Shaarawy scored after 38 seconds and pounced on an Antonio Rudiger error to make it 2-0 after 36 minutes. Diego Perotti struck a fine third after 63 minutes and there would be no Chelsea comeback this time as Roma moved on to eight points, one more than the Blues. A win in Antonio Conte's first match in Italy as Blues boss would have seen Chelsea 97

October 31, 2017 9:47 PM Stephan El Shaarawy, Roma expose Chelsea's worsening defence... again

ROME -- Three thoughts on Roma's 3-0 win over Chelsea at the Stadio Olimpico in the UEFA Champions League. When these two teams played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge a fortnight ago, Antonio Conte admitted that Chelsea had never controlled proceedings despite taking -- and then surrendering -- a 2-0 lead. Fortunes were reversed at Stadio 83

October 31, 2017 9:38 PM Roma Top Group After Thrashing Chelsea

UEFA Champions League Report: Roma v Chelsea 31 October 2017 A brace from Stephan El-Shaarawy and a goal by Diego Perotti guided Roma to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Chelsea. Chelsea had a chance just seconds into the game when Perdo Rodrigues was through on goal but the pacey forward stumbled before he could get his shot away. Roma countered well after 89

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM ‘House of Cards’ suspends production indefinitely amid Kevin Spacey scandal

“House of Cards,” which helped transform the way we watch TV, is meeting a particularly unceremonious end. Amid a scandal involving lead actor Kevin Spacey, Netflix and production company Media Rights Capital said in a statement Tuesday that they would suspend production on the political drama’s sixth season “until further notice, to give us time to review 66

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM 'House of Cards' filming suspended amid Spacey allegation

The suspension of filming on "House of Cards" Tuesday in response to allegations that star Kevin Spacey made sexual advances on a teen boy is a rare move in an industry that puts commerce first. Shows are infrequently derailed by concerns other than their ratings performance, said TV historian and former network executive Tim Brooks. "It usually depends 66