Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga

The official, Lawan Kalli - who is the chief of the village, Mandarari - said that at least three suicide bombers had entered Mandarari's market around 5 p.m. But they have struck back with renewed zeal since June, killing at least 143 people bef... More..

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U.S. warship sails near island; China protests
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

U.S. warship sails near island; China protests

McCain had violated Chinese and worldwide law, "seriously" impairing the country's sovereignty and security. In July, a U.S. warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Tai...More..

Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Moscow mule copper mugs may be toxic, officials say

Recently, Iowa adopted the Food and Drug Administration's food code , which prohibits copper from coming into direct contacts with acidic foods with a pH below 6.0, like vinegar, fruit juice or wine. "Mugs tha...More..

Amazon acquires Aaron Sorkin's Lucille Ball biopic
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Amazon acquires Aaron Sorkin's Lucille Ball biopic

Blanchett is yet to sign on the dotted line, but the USA trade publication The Hollywood Reporter says the 48-year-old Melbourne-born actress is close. It's unclear if any of it will be filmed in Ball's home...More..

Scientists edit human embryo to erase heritable heart condition
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Scientists edit human embryo to erase heritable heart condition

The new method uses the gene-editing tool CRISPR to target a mutation in nuclear DNA that causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy , a common genetic heart disease condition which can cause sudden cardiac deat...More..

First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

First ever genetically modified human embryos created in US

The report said the three previous instances of editing human embryos were all published by scientists in China . Although none of the embryos were allowed to develop beyond a few days, this breakthrough...More..

Baby Charlie Gard's latest brain scan is 'sad reading'
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Baby Charlie Gard's latest brain scan is 'sad reading'

Many of these messages are menacing, including death threats. Charlie was born with a rare genetic disorder, a form of mitochondrial disease , which causes progressive muscle wasting and brain damage. Trump ...More..

Attorney says Minneapolis officers' fear of ambush prior to fatal shooting 'reasonable'
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Attorney says Minneapolis officers' fear of ambush prior to fatal shooting 'reasonable'

The lawyer, Bob Bennett, reached a almost $3 million settlement in June for the family of black motorist Philando Castile from the St. Paul, Minnesota , suburb of St. Jurors apparently accepted Yanez's claim...More..

AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

AIDS-related Deaths Decrease Significantly in Myanmar

Eastern and Southern Africa are showing the most progress, reducing AIDS-related deaths by 42 percent and new HIV infections by almost 30 percent since 2010, the report said. He added that continued commitmen...More..

Ranbir Kapoor's Dragon To Get A New Title?
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Ranbir Kapoor's Dragon To Get A New Title?

Jagga Jasoos is a different film altogether. The duo are promoting their film in full swing but the news of some tension between the two stars keep coming. In that aspect, hats off to director Anurag Basu ...More..

Medium intensity quake hits India-Pakistan border region in JK
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Medium intensity quake hits India-Pakistan border region in JK

He said a mortar shell landed near the house of Territorial Army jawan Mohammad Showkat in Karmara village near the LoC. A couple was killed as Pakistan fired heavily in forward villages and Indian posts on t...More..

CDC sees drop in opioid prescriptions since 2010 peak
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

CDC sees drop in opioid prescriptions since 2010 peak

The CDC report is the first to provide a per-county breakdown of opioid prescriptions across the country, sorting counties according to average amount of opioid prescription per person. Attempts to restrict o...More..

Alastair Cook & Joe Root - 'Perfect Pairings'
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Alastair Cook & Joe Root - 'Perfect Pairings'

Dawson feels that the Joe Root era will be one marked by positivity as the Yorkshireman prepares to skipper England for the first time in Test cricket. 'I am sure he is desperate to make his mark and to est...More..

Carney hints at interest rate rise
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Carney hints at interest rate rise

Carney said the boom in vehicle loans is a major factor behind the pick-up in consumer debt, but that he remained "sanguine" about the banking sector's overall exposure to it. The FPC said it "further supports ...More..

Most Canadians distrust Donald Trump, and they're far from alone
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Most Canadians distrust Donald Trump, and they're far from alone

According to the data collected from 37 nations across the globe, confidence in the USA president's policies and character has dropped significantly , especially in nations with close relations to the United S...More..

U.S. court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

U.S. court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

Opposition to the law have said it is unconstitutional because it would encourage racial profiling and that SB 4 creates immigration law, a power reserved for the federal government. What would happen if a rank...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Study links legalized pot with increase in vehicle crash claims

Insurance date on collision claims showed Colorado had 14 percent more crashes compared to surrounding western states, Washington had a 6 percent increase and OR was 4.5 percent higher. "Using the U.S. Fata...More..

President Trump Announces Changes to US-Cuba Policy
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

President Trump Announces Changes to US-Cuba Policy

In March 2016, Barack Obama endorsed people-to-people trips to Cuba provided individuals undertake "a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities meant to enhance contact with the Cuban people, su...More..

Pediatricians advocate no safe level for lead found in baby food samples
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Pediatricians advocate no safe level for lead found in baby food samples

Baby food versions of apple and grape juices and carrots had more samples with detectable lead than the regular versions. According to the upgrade, having 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood is a...More..

GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said yesterday that he's concerned there won't be enough support in the GOP . "If Congress doesn't act to save Americans from this Democrat-inflicted catastrophe, next year...More..

Marshawn Lynch relishes opportunity to play for hometown Oakland Raiders
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Marshawn Lynch relishes opportunity to play for hometown Oakland Raiders

Playing in Oakland was obviously a big grab for Lynch, who is from the city. "Just to play in Oakland is a dream come true". "I mean, there's been always something to, being from Oakland that, you want to p...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Alleged Russian Hack Reveals a Deeply Flawed Election System

It also suggests that attackers may also have been laying groundwork for future subversive activity. According to an AP analysis of the document's contents by University of MI computer scientist J. To date,...More..

Showers and thunderstorms to dominate early weekday weather
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Showers and thunderstorms to dominate early weekday weather

Thursday night is expected to bring mostly cloudy skies, along with a 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Daytime highs on Thursday will be almost 20 degrees cooler in the mid to upper 60s. until late ...More..

Osinbajo Visits Cross River
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Osinbajo Visits Cross River

This came as he also performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Cross River industrial park as well as the commissioning of the garment factory. It is because we have here people of every race, people of ev...More..

Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

Meyer said many US states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement. Trump also has made a clear break from his Democratic p...More..

India move into Sudirman Cup badminton quarters
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

India move into Sudirman Cup badminton quarters

The Indonesians hit back by taking the second game 21 17. India were in Group D1 alongwith Denmark and Indonesia. "What a insane team match against Indonesia, lasted nearly six hours and we have to di...More..

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo gets life sentence tossed in federal court
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo gets life sentence tossed in federal court

A federal judge ordered Virginia Courts to hold new sentencing hearings for Lee Boyd Malvo . The decision in the Supreme Court case ruled juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the pur...More..

Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back

The veto session is scheduled to last only two days. We won't fault anyone for wanting to take their time and do this right, but while we await the "Perfect Pot Bill" we're still living with a failed prohibitio...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

But the Flynn situation has been different, several officials and advisers said. "I don't believe anyone in any way directed him", said Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., "but in fact he wrote the memo". He often i...More..

Lack of sleep makes you less attractive, study finds
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Lack of sleep makes you less attractive, study finds

The following week, the volunteers photographed themselves after having two consecutive nights with only four hours of sleep. The students had their photos taken twice: after two nights of normal sleep and afte...More..

Can the bride refuse triple talaq in nikaahnama, SC asks AIMPLB
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Can the bride refuse triple talaq in nikaahnama, SC asks AIMPLB

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also said if all " Qazis " can be asked to include this condition at the time of marriage. He further argued that even under the Constituti...More..

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Attacker will send an email which contains viruses. Once inside an organization, WannaCry uses a Windows vulnerability purportedly identified by the NSA and later leaked to the internet. The Seattle-based tec...More..

Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round

The Sevilla clash was Real Madrid's last home game of the season and with the Colombian taking the time to applaud each stand in the Bernabeu with a rather resigned and forlorn expression, it didn't take a ro...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Bottas can turn it up to 11 in Spain

The track, located close to the city of Barcelona , is one of the venues used as a pre-season test circuit, so all of the teams already have experience and data of their 2017 specification cars on the track. H...More..

Arvind Kejriwal Asks AAP's Punjab Chief Bhagwant Mann To Quit Drinking
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Arvind Kejriwal Asks AAP's Punjab Chief Bhagwant Mann To Quit Drinking

Meanwhile, AAP's newly-appointed state president Bhagwant Mann in a statement issue on Wednesday said the volunteers were the backbone of the party but none of their anti-party activity would be tolerated. "T...More..