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USA to pursue diplomacy toward Tehran: Mattis

USA to pursue diplomacy toward Tehran: Mattis

As it turned out, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell's 2003 speech explaining the Bush administration's rationale for going to war with Iraq was based on lies and fabrications, and of course, Iran ...

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Unlikely dance star Gemma Atkinson is one step away from Strictly title

Unlikely dance star Gemma Atkinson is one step away from Strictly title

Fans are eagerly awaiting to see Alexandra Burke, Debbie McGee, Joe McFadden and Gemma Atkinson battle for the Glitterball Trophy on Saturday night. She has refused to tone down her critiques, sayin...

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White House Denies Reports That Paul Ryan Will Leave Congress

Sanders, during her Thursday press briefing, said Ryan specifically told Trump that reports of his impending departure were "not accurate". Ryan speaks earlier this year in Washington. Politico's s...

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Minnesota governor to name Franken's replacement Wednesday

Minnesota governor to name Franken's replacement Wednesday

Minnesota's next USA senator says she's proud of her time working as a Planned Parenthood executive. She was vice president of external affairs for Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and Sou...

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith appointed to Franken's Senate seat

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith appointed to Franken's Senate seat

Smith will hold the office until after next November's election, which is bound to attract a flock of Republicans and maybe other Democrats, too. Franken, who resigned under pressure from his own part...

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European Union defies Trump, says its Jerusalem stance is unchanged

Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. The issue of USA recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will be submitted to the UN Security Council for discussion, according to the Turkish lea...

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Two rare sea lion attacks shut down popular swimming cove

Two rare sea lion attacks shut down popular swimming cove

A 56-year-old man was swimming in the bay when a sea lion bit him on the arm after he failed to scare it away by splashing it and yelling at it, NBC Bay Area and KTVU reported. Experts recommend tha...

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Planned Parenthood rips Trump for CDC ban on using the word 'fetus'

This list of forbidden words, according to the Washington Post , includes "vulnerable", "entitlement", "diversity", "transgender", "fetus ", "evidence-based" and "science-based", all of which apparent...

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Want to make Meghalaya top tourist destination: PM Modi

Want to make Meghalaya top tourist destination: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led centre wants to make Meghalaya a top tourist destination. "It has enabled us to understand the aspirations of the Northeast even better", the PM added. Tuirial Hydropo...

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Indonesia sentences gay club workers to 2-3 years in prison

Indonesia sentences gay club workers to 2-3 years in prison

In a tweet it expressed hope that the court will not bow to group pressure. The four judges that voted in favour of criminalising gay sex said they had done so due to moral reasons. Authorities na...

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Leicester City v Crystal Palace

Leicester City v Crystal Palace

Demarai Gray , Vicente Iborra , and Marc Albrighton replace Christian Fuchs , Andy King and Shinji Okazaki this time as the manager looks to keep his players fresh ahead of a packed Christmas ...

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Ravindra Jadeja slams six sixes in an over in SCA T20 tournament

Indian all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja featuring for Jamnagar district against Amreli at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium, blasted innings off 154 runs facing 69 balls in the Saurashtra Crick...

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Consumer appliances makers welcome import duty hike

Consumer appliances makers welcome import duty hike

Imported smartphones will cost more with customs duty on them being increased to 15 per cent from nil now. The notification issued by Department of Revenue of the ministry, custom duty on push b...

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El Salvador Upholds Mother's 30-Year Prison Sentence Over Stillbirth

El Salvador Upholds Mother's 30-Year Prison Sentence Over Stillbirth

Court rejects appeal of Teodora del Carmen Vasquez, who was convicted of homicide under country's strict abortion law . However, the rights group noted that the judges set to review Vasquez's case a...

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USA and Saudi Arabia arms significantly enhanced Isis' military capabilities, report reveals

USA and Saudi Arabia arms significantly enhanced Isis' military capabilities, report reveals

That's according to a new study from by Conflict Armament Research detailing how weapons the USA handed to "moderate" rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad ended up in the hands of radical Isl...

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Massachusetts AG Sues Betsy DeVos, Again

Massachusetts AG Sues Betsy DeVos, Again

Becerra's suit in California alleges that 50,000 relief claims are still pending since Corinthian's collapse. The Department of Education promised many of these borrowers "expedited" student loan disc...

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Jerusalem: Three Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

There was sharp criticism of Trump from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas who described his Jerusalem move as a "crime". The incident, in which other soldiers shot the suspected terrorist, causi...

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Shah makes Rajya Sabha debut, sits with PM Modi in front row

Shah makes Rajya Sabha debut, sits with PM Modi in front row

Rangarajan and BSP's Satish Chandra Mishra will occupy the front row on his party's behalf. Shah along with Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani were elected to the Rajya Sabha fro...

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Brazilian football chief Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban

Brazilian football chief Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban

Brazilian FA president Marco Polo Del Nero's charmed life as leader of the CBF looks to be close to coming to an end after the FIFA's ethics committee today banned him, though not before global pressu...

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Russian navy ship Yantar can sever internet cables

A Russian navy research ship carrying mini submarines is at the centre of fears about the risk of a catastrophic attack on Britain's underwater internet cables. A report by think tank Policy Exchange...

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Income inequality in India widens; top 10% earns 55% of country's income

Income inequality in India widens; top 10% earns 55% of country's income

Giving absolute figures, the report says, despite such a sharp rise in income at the very top, the average pre-tax national income per adult within the top 1% is "similar in India and China" (Euros ...

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Tillerson Retracts Offer for North Korea Talks Without Precondition

Tillerson Retracts Offer for North Korea Talks Without Precondition

Tillerson's remarks were a retreat from his position earlier this week when he offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without preconditions, backing away from a key USA demand that Pyongyang...

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French President Awards US Scientists With 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Grants

French President Awards US Scientists With 'Make Our Planet Great Again' Grants

More than 50 world leaders are expected in Paris this week for the One Planet Summit , hosted by the United Nations and the World Bank , on the two-year anniversary of the original Paris agreement...

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North Korea: US naval blockade would be 'act of war'

North Korea: US naval blockade would be 'act of war'

Less than a day after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested direct talks with North Korea " without preconditions ", the White House threw cold water on his diplomatic overtures, reiterating...

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'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance

'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance

It happened Sunday during a church nativity pageant in White Pine, Tennessee . Tana Benson , the mother of the sheep who started the onstage drama, said her daughter Teegan is a "spunky, strong-wi...

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Wisconsin 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign kicks off

Wisconsin 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign kicks off

Every day, nearly 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-related vehicle crashes, according to police. Preliminary figures indicate that, as of December 15, 2017, 921 people have been killed ...

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Morgan Spurlock, 'Super Size Me' director, admits to sexual misconduct

Morgan Spurlock, 'Super Size Me' director, admits to sexual misconduct

Spurlock said he wrote the letter about his history of sexual misconduct after watching powerful men get held accountable in recent months for sexual assault and harassment. We stopped having ...

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Manafort to be released from house arrest

Manafort to be released from house arrest

Special Counsel Robert Mueller sought to prevent Manafort's release, citing his recent move to write opinion artlcles about his work for Ukraine, which they said violated the court's order not to di...

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Stream NERD's

Stream NERD's "No One Ever Really Dies" Album

Although it's a lovely thing, he said the "collective conscious" understands there has to be a deeper meaning behind the things people do-deeper than just what looks good for the 'gram and what soun...

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TRITON Malware Used in Attacks Against Industrial Safety Equipment

TRITON Malware Used in Attacks Against Industrial Safety Equipment

FireEye did not identify any nation-state as the likely aggressor, but said the company was moderately confident that the attacker is a government-sponsored group. FireEye's report is the latest to ...

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