Michelle Obama, who headed to Belfast for this year's G8 summit, is facing backlash on Twitter for her fringes. Onlookers apparently were more concerned with the ill-received styling of her bangs than her speech, the Huffington Post reported. The first lady seems to be growing out her blunt trim and transitioning it to a side-swept ...
A new Twitter account that re-imagines Taylor Swift as a feminist has amassed 80,000 followers in six days The account, FeministTaylorSwift (@feministtswift), is the brainchild of self-proclaimed feminist and Taylor Swift fan Clara Beyer, who is the senior linguistics major at Brown University, ABC News reported. She studied the pop star's lyrics with a feminist slant while addressing issues ...
With the growing mobility of internet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed potential partnership with Samsung company's president Shin Jong Kyun during Mark Zuckerberg's Asia tour. According to Bloomberg report, the partnership would reportedly focus on advancing mobile-advertising sales. Facebook has been strongly encouraging advertising on mobile. In April, Facebook Home had been ...
Helen Flanagan was held hostage by armed raiders at her 2.8million dollars home after divulging on Twitter that she was home alone as her boyfriend was away on holiday. The former 'Coronation Street' star was traumatised by the late-night ordeal hours after she tweeted that she was missing her beau, Scott Sinclair, the Sun reported. She reportedly told a friend that she could have been ...
Facebook employees have given bizarre answers to a question posted by a question-and-answer website Quora. Quora created, edited and organized by its community of users, had asked a question 'worst thing about working at Facebook' to which the social media giant's employees gave varied and interesting answers. The responses included praise for the free food and drinks prepared by renowned ...
Winds: From the SSE at 2.0 MPH Gusting to 2.0 MPH
The advertising campaign for Alexander has assured us that Fortune favors the bold, and director Oliver Stone is clearly hoping that the Roman poet Virgils proclamation is as applicable to him as it is to the subject of his film. If ever there were a bold filmmaker, it is Stone, whos ... ...
Internet corporation Yahoo has followed the league of technological companies in publishing reports about 'snoop data' requests made by the US government. According to the Guardian, Yahoo has revealed that it had received 12,000-13,000 requests, inclusive of criminal, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and other requests by the government between 1 December 2012 and 31 May ...
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been hit with another round of scandal when some of its serving and former personnel were found to be linked with sexist and anti-Muslim posts on Facebook pages. In the earlier scandal, some of the ADF personnel including senior officers who called themselves the 'Jedi Council' were recently involved in a sex email affair, which was perceived as even ...
The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada is asking people to give up control over their personal Twitter accounts for 24 hours so that they can experience what it feels like to have involuntary verbal and physical tics associated with the syndrome. "Imagine if you Tweeted something embarrassing, offensive, or just plain weird - and you had no control over it," reads ...
Google has filed a legal challenge to the U.S. government, demanding the right to reveal more information on the data requests it receives in the latest twist in ...
. While the carousel has been used on tablet devices since December 2012, the carousel style results being available on a desktop is a much newer change. With the new style of carousel listings, when a user searches for a local results, such as a restaurant or hotel, instead of the traditional vertical listings most users associate with Google search, there is now a horizontal carousel which ...
Making the news
Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
Swiss-Grand Resort & Spa, Bondi Beach, Australia
Perfectly positioned alongside Sydney's World famous Bondi Beach, the Swiss-Grand is a great hotel, packed with uniqueness and extras. At ...Keep reading
Should tax havens be forced to lift their shroud of secrecy?
Maine MirrorMaine Mirror – News articles from around the state of Maine
Every minute of every day our news editors canvass the issues, and stories making the news to provide our readers with a broad and in-depth coverage of what's happening in the world.
Our first priority is the state. We specialise in Maine news. From Lewiston to Portland, we're on the lookout day and night to keep track of issues making the news. We also strive to keep abreast of national news.
Breaking stories out of the continental United States usually break first on the Maine Mirror. Neighbouring states and key cities too often feature on our news pages.
We also provide a whole lot of other content you'd expect from any newspaper including international sports coverage and local Maine weather forecasts.
We also provide readers with an opportunity to engage in newsmaking by voting on major stories in the news, and following how other readers are viewing the issues. Our news polls are regularly updated, and attract thousands of voters over each week they're conducted.
Our business writers too work hard to keep you abreast of what's happening in the markets, not only in the U.S. but across the globe. We work around the clock to post stories from major financial centers like Tokyo, Paris, London, and of course New York, where we have extensive coverage of the major indices, particularly the Dow Jones, Nasdaq, S&P and Russell 2000.
A man has been beaten to death by police officers in the United States.
The unarmed man was severely beaten with batons and fists following a call from a hospital, which had complained of a man being drunk near the premises.
Officers attended Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, where David Sal Silva, the 33-year-old father of four young children, had allegedly been causing a disturbance.
A group of police officers fell upon Silva after he allegedly resisted arrest.
Witnesses said extra police waded in to beat him in in the face and upper body.
Silva later had trouble breathing and was wheeled into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses who had filmed Silva and the police in a scuffle later had their mobile phones confiscated by some of the officers.
They said he had been begging for his life during the beating.
A lawyer for the family has asked that the mobile phones not be tampered with as the video evidence will be used in an investigation.
Meanwhile, President Obama has lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 police officers at a White House ceremony.
Speaking to the hand-picked group, he said: "We don't always get that opportunity to stand and applaud the men and women who keep us safe. ...
- Sri Lankans will target Indian bowling Jayasuriya
- Ozzy Osbourne and Sharonliving living together again
- Helen Mirren new face of Marksamp Spencer
- Kourtneys motherhood tips to Kim
- 4 shot fatalities reported at condo shooting
- Lundbeck and several drug firms fined for pact to delay generic drugs
- American Medical Association Obesity is a Disease
- US Cervical Cancer Vaccines Cut Rates of HPV Infections
- Letting other system doctors give allopathic drugs dangerous IMA
- Weekend lie-in can prevent diabetes
- 2.7 mn Jeeps to be recalled by Chrysler over concerns on fuel tanks
- Yahoo follows Facebook and Microsoft in publishing US govt sought snoop data
- General Motors recalls 231000 SUVs over fire risk
- Microsoft reverses position on Xbox One Internet game sharing
- Stork missing from Safari Park
- Giants great Jennings was class on and off the field
- GMs support visor mandate for new players
- Source Flyers to buy out Brieres contract
- Lawsuit alleged Hernandez shot man in face
- Titans Pollard Mission to kill goal is SB
- Shenzen to be first Chinese city to begin carbon trading
- Community radio reporters acting as climate change communication agents in Central India
- Parenting and home environment can influence kids health
- Letters Our waste is a precious resource not something to be sent abroad
- Country diary Middleton-in-Teesdale Co Durham On the trail of the double dumplings
- College study says students from Ireland indulge in drinking more than others
- Dalian Wanda Group to buy UK yacht maker and hotel property
- Spain urged to pursue further reforms to generate growth and jobs
- Study explains why appetizers matter more when youre dining out with friends
- Helen Mirren new face of Marksamp Spencer
- Hosting service deletes all MegaUpload users data
- New generation of elite universities rises around the globe
- Facebook launches photo comments
- Yo Bum rush the torrent with a boost from Public Enemy
- After four decades Black Sabbath tops U.S. album chart
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Maine Mirror headlines delivered to your inbox.
- Maine House Democrats fail to override LePage Medicaid veto
- Eliot Cutler calls for Maine election changes
- Jamaican man arrested in Maine-linked lottery scam
- Maine lawmakers seek to limit use of police drones
- Maine governor staff to stop talking to reporters for 3 newspapers accusing them of bias