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  • Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe

    Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe

    Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona says he is resigning January 31 amid a House Ethics Committee investigation of possible sexual harassment. Franks explained in his statement that he and his wife have long struggled with infertility. They had twins through a surrogate, but subsequent attempts to have another child by either adoption or another surrogate fell through.

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  • 'Super-Earth' that may host life found

    'Super-Earth' that may host life found

    The astronomical discovery was made by researchers from the University of Texas and Montreal, who saw that a neighboring planet of the K2-18b (K2-18c) might also be a second "supernatural", as they call it due to similarities with our planet.

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  • Delhi most unsafe, tops crime chart among 19 major cities

    Delhi most unsafe, tops crime chart among 19 major cities

    Incidentally, Delhi also reported the maximum number of cases of heinous crimes such as murder, kidnapping, abduction, and economic offences. After Madhya Pradesh , it is Uttar Pradesh which is on second position in rape cases. Maharashtra reported highest 11,396 cases, followed by UP with 11,335 cases and MP with 8,717 cases. This year, a total of 8,132 cases of human trafficking were reported in the country with West Bengal reporting the highest number of cases (3,579) sharing ...

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  • Trump Tweets Skepticism of Deal With Democrats to Keep Government Open

    Trump Tweets Skepticism of Deal With Democrats to Keep Government Open

    Earlier, Mr Trump had suggested that disagreements with Democrats about immigration, crime and taxes could block a deal. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on November 28 said Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Christopher A. Coons, Delaware Democrat. "@ realDonaldTrump now knows that his verbal abuse will no longer be tolerated", she said, mocking the president's own tweeting style.

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  • Warmest Thanksgiving on record: Higher-than-normal temps continue next week

    Warmest Thanksgiving on record: Higher-than-normal temps continue next week

    According to the National Weather Service in Bismarck, this was a record setting day for November 23 as well as for Thanksgiving Day, a holiday falling on different days each year. The Carmel Valley, Pinnacles National Park and King City hit highs of 90 degrees, with Big Sur sitting a warm 80 degrees. Forecasters said heat records could also be set today in downtown Los Angeles, Burbank, Lancaster and Palmdale.

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  • Regular marijuana use linked to having more sex

    Regular marijuana use linked to having more sex

    According to Eisenberg, "Frequent marijuana use doesn't seem to impair sexual motivation or performance". The researchers asked respondents about how many times they've had intercourse with a member of the opposite sex in the past four weeks and how frequently they've smoked marijuana over the past year.

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  • Supreme Court to deliver verdict on women entering Kerala's Sabarimala temple today

    Supreme Court to deliver verdict on women entering Kerala's Sabarimala temple today

    The Kerala Government has already informed the court that it favours the entry of women of any age into Sabarimala temple . Commenting on matter, an activist said that since last couple of months, we have seen that the Supreme Court is bringing out several progressive and landmark judgments; we are hoping that ruling on entry of women in Sabarimala would be positive.

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  • State Department Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats

    State Department Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. An official said that the new victim had experienced health problems in January but only now has a determination been made that they were connected to the other health incidents.

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  • Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion

    Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion

    Here's a look at the list of the NFL's most valuable franchises . The Dallas Cowboys' worth has risen to $4.8billion, making them the NFL's most valuable franchise for the 11th straight year, according to Forbes' annual rankings released on Monday.

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  • Watford 0-6 Manchester City

    Eleven against 10 was much better but sometimes it's not easy to play 11 against 10, and we did it so well. The hosts have a long injury-list, and they will be missing the likes of Mauro Zarate, Kiko Femenia, Younes Kaboul , Craig Cathcart , Sebastian Prodl and Roberto Pereyra .

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  • Rohingyas, infra on PM's agenda for talks with Suu

    Rohingyas, infra on PM's agenda for talks with Suu

    Modi also lauded Suu Kyi for her leadership in the Myanmar peace process and said India fully understood the challenges she was faced with. Modi's first bilateral visit here comes at a time when the Myanmarese government led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi is facing worldwide pressure over the 125,000 Rohingya Muslims that have poured into Bangladesh in just two weeks after Myanmar's military launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state.

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  • Nigeria Crush Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

    Nigeria Crush Cameroon in World Cup Qualifier

    Speaking in a post-match press conference after Nigeria win, Rohr said: " Let us not forget that it is not finish yet because we have only nine points ". Perhaps, substitute Iheanacho failed to read the script that the Eagles were playing the African champions, and made a decision to head the fourth from a sublime Ogenyi Onazi pull -out with 13 minutes left.

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  • Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss Still 'Good Friends,' Despite Music Video Snub

    Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss Still 'Good Friends,' Despite Music Video Snub

    But then again, she tends to begin each new album campaign with a curveball track, so I'll be judging whether the old Taylor is "dead" or not after her next song is released. Why?" Judging by the current relationship status of the duo, it is hard to gulp down the fact that reality star was an avid listener of Taylor Swift songs and considered herself as her number one fan.

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  • Parma resident confirmed to have West Nile virus

    Parma resident confirmed to have West Nile virus

    The best way for people to protect themselves against West Nile is to minimize their risk of mosquito bites by doing things like wearing light-coloured clothing and long-sleeved shirts, and using mosquito repellents containing DEET or icaridin.

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  • U.S. will take 'prudent defensive measures' against N.Korea threat -envoy

    U.S. will take 'prudent defensive measures' against N.Korea threat -envoy

    Even North Korea's ally China supported the sanctions as did Russian Federation. Wang made the remarks while meeting his DPRK counterpart Ri Yong-ho on the sidelines of a series of ASEAN foreign ministers' meetings in the Philippines. "We hope the parties concerned will immediately take effective action to prevent the situation from further escalating, create conditions for the resumption of talks and exert efforts to bring back at an early date the nuclear issue of the peninsula to the ...

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  • The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

    The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

    But doctors caring for Charlie at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London say it is not practical to provide life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple's home for days. It said: "Please only email if you can help us!" If an agreement can not be reached, Charlie will be taken to a hospice where they will remove him from life-support.

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