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Adobrable bush baby inspires super-jumping robot

Researchers are looking to the natural world for inspiration that will one day help them design life-saving robots.  Salto is a monopedal and somewhat skeletal 10.2-inch-tall robot that can jump higher and more quickly than most other robots in the world today. A team of researchers at the University of ...

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Trump says Softbank to invest $50 billion in United States

Man looks at the logo of SoftBank Group Corp at the company's headquarters in Tokyo

President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the head of Japanese telecoms and internet firm SoftBank Group Corp had agreed to invest $ 50 billion in the United States toward businesses and create 50,000 new jobs. Trump stopped in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, where he has been ...

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Ex-coup leader, DEA fugitive wins Haitian Senate seat

Guy Philippe holds his number while running as a candidate for the National Reconstruction Front (FNR) in the presidential election in Port-au-Prince

By Makini Brice PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A former Haitian coup leader wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for alleged cocaine trafficking and money laundering has won election to Haiti's Senate, according to preliminary results released by the electoral council. Guy Philippe defeated all other candidates in the second round ...

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Metz vs Lyon abandoned after firecracker incident

The Ligue 1 game between Metz and Olympique Lyonnais was abandoned on Saturday after firecrackers were thrown on to the pitch, requiring visiting keeper Anthony Lopes to be treated in hospital. Referee Lionel Jaffredo sent both teams back to the dressing room after the 31st-minute incident, and the match was ...

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Chelsea apologises to abused former player

English soccer club Chelsea issued a public apology to former striker Gary Johnson on Saturday for the sexual abuse he suffered as a young player and said it had been wrong to insist on a confidentiality clause when paying him compensation. Johnson, 57, said on Friday that he had been ...

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