Education | Macau students 'score high' on PISA 2015

Japan and Estonia, and Canada and Hong Kong rounded out the top-three in science and reading , respectively. The study found that the gap in performance between boys and girls here in Science and in Maths has widened, with males doing better. More..

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Escaped SC inmate may be linked to officer stabbing
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Escaped SC inmate may be linked to officer stabbing

The South Carolina Department of Corrections says Michael Allen Williamson escaped from the McCormick Correctional Institution around 8:50 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators have recovered the knife they believe Wil...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Bolivian official breaks silence about air crash in Colombia

Bolivian investigators swooped on the offices of the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics on Thursday (Dec 8) as inquiries continue into the plane crash which wiped out nearly all of the Brazilian Chapecoe...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Washout of RS proceedings is order of the day

Naresh Agarwal (SP) said Prime Minister should apologise for the hardships caused to the people, come to House to listen and reply to the debate on demonetisation. When the House re-assembled, the Speaker took ...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Racing Driver Needed For Desperate Mercedes Formula One Team, Apply Within

It is worth remembering in Monaco that we told Nico to let Lewis past and that was my other team instruction of the year, and he did that within one corner. There are various candidates for the vacant seat, i...More..

Joe Biden says he will run for 2020 presidential election
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Joe Biden says he will run for 2020 presidential election

Still, we will see what happens when 2020 rolls around. When asked to clarify, Delaware's elder statesman said, "For president...what the hell, man?" "You didn't mean that?" After several months of mulling ...More..

After Jaya, AIADMK pays respects to Poes Garden resident Sasikala
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

After Jaya, AIADMK pays respects to Poes Garden resident Sasikala

Party spokesperson Dr V Maitreyan in fact said, "At this moment of grief she (Sasikala) is allowed to have her family with her". No surprise that resistance is building up within the party against Chinamma - as...More..

Prosecutors to play confession in church shooting trial
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Prosecutors to play confession in church shooting trial

One further magazine was found in Roof's vehicle after he was apprehended by law enforcement. Day two of the historic trial of accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof ended around 5:30 Thursday with new...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Anxious Ghanaians Waiting For Election Results

The Electoral Commission says it is delaying the announcement of official results following the detection of "several incidents" of "over-voting" - that means cases where the number of votes cast exceeded the n...More..

United States court sides with Samsung over patent battle with Apple
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

United States court sides with Samsung over patent battle with Apple

Samsung challenged the decisions, saying the amount was "disproportionate" and claimed Apple is not entitled to total profits from its entire phone line, but only to profits from components that infringes on i...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Pakistani plane crashes after takeoff with 48 people aboard

The plane, PK661, was en route from Chitral when it lost contact with ground control. But the cause of the crash remains unclear. Authorities have released names of 40 passengers - among them Junaid Jamshed, ...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Presidential recount in MI expands to Detroit area

Most of the 92 precincts being re-counted are in the Las Vegas area, with eight of the precincts in four other counties. It has been widely reported that Stein has put up more money for her recount efforts th...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Brexit plan will not 'jeopardise our position'

In return, most of the rebels and Labour backed a compromise Government amendment to support Mrs May's pledge to invoke Article 50 to start Brexit by April. Mr Bradshaw tweeted: "I will not vote today to invoke...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

US Leaders Don't Answer to Beijing

Under that policy , the US recognizes Beijing as representing China but remains unofficial ties with Taiwan. However, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and others advising Trump and his transiti...More..

'College Football Commissioner' Mark Richt in favor of eight-team playoff
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

'College Football Commissioner' Mark Richt in favor of eight-team playoff

Ohio State is ninth in scoring offense at 42.7 points per game and third in scoring defense, allowing just 14.2 points per game. For numerous teams on the list above, their peak Elo moment also coincided wit...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Rape used for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, says UN team

Numerous smaller tribes accuse the Dinka of targeting them. The South Sudanese government, which has fought a civil war against rebels headed by former vice president Riek Machar for three years, says it only...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Atleast 100 killed in Indonesia natural disaster

Killer quakes occur regularly in the region, where many live with the terrifying memory of a giant December 26, 2004, natural disaster that struck off Sumatra. A woman in the worst-hit district near the epicent...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Jayalalithaa's death certificate issued by Greater Chennai Corporation - Pic inside

Her admirers and fans, young and old, showered petals at the hearse. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is to head to Chennai later in the day, offered his condolences. Tamil Nadu has declared a week...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

We are with Hurriyat till they are on right track: Farooq

The chief minister said the National Conference was involved in criminal activities for the past five months since it did not want peace. "The statement of Farooq Abdullah proves beyond any doubt that NC and ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Cazeneuve is France's new prime minister as Valls steps down

He hopes to unite Socialists and give the left a chance to stay at the Elysee Palace despite current opinion polls suggesting the second round of the April-May election could pit Marine Le Pen , the leader of ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson downplays Australia turmoil

The day-night match at the Sydney Cricket Ground will open a three-match series for the Chappell-Hadlee trophy, now held by New Zealand . The Australia skipper smashed 164, the highest one-day global s...More..

Renzi's Resignation… Disappointment for Europeans, Victory for Populists
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Renzi's Resignation… Disappointment for Europeans, Victory for Populists

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, 41 anni, resigned after suffering a crushing defeat Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the Eurozone's 3rd-largest economy into political uncertainty. "...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

After Brexit, Italy to vote on European Union membership referendum on Sunday

Renzi's government may collapse if voters reject his flagship Constitutional reform, which overhauls Italy's political machinery in a bid to make it simpler, faster and less expensive. It's a risky path ahead f...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Iraq's government ferrying relief supplies to Mosul

Gen Abdul Wahhab al-Saidi. Iraqi forces told civilians to stay at home to avoid massive displacement from the city, but many have no choice but to run. A US -led coalition has bombed four of the five bridges ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Russian Federation vows to save Aleppo from 'terrorists'

The shift followed a frenzied campaign by Turkey to woo back Russia after the pair fell out over Turkey's downing of a Russian jet in November past year. "We have coordination aimed at avoiding unintentional ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Pence after Carrier deal: Trump is 'a champion for the American economy'

Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence's first economic test came in the form of Carrier, an Indiana-based company, trying to ship around 2,100 jobs to Mexico. Referring to Carrier, Pence said the company reconsidered its d...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Security raised at LA rail line after threat warning from foreign country

Law enforcement officials immediately increased security Monday night after receiving an overseas tip about an imminent bombing of Los Angeles's Metro Red Line's Universal City station planned for Tuesday, ...More..

Putin says Trump a clever man, will understand new responsibility quickly
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Putin says Trump a clever man, will understand new responsibility quickly

Trump, who summed his series of tweets on the issue, with "THE UNITED STATES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS" said it can not be business as usual and warned the companies before taking "a very expensive step". In the run...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Voter in FL's Electoral College being harassed to change vote from Trump

Daniel Brezenoff started the online petition, on Change.org, last month in a bid to reach six million supporters and strip Donald Trump of the U.S. presidency. Trump's campaign on Thursday filed an objection to...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

New clinical trial underway to study efficacy of HIV vaccine

People living with HIV/AIDS, their families and advocates are at a World Aids Day observance at the Jackson Medical Mall. The agency, however, said through a consultative process with partners and other stake...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Ozil's goal vs. West Ham breaks personal record

They have won only two of seven games at their new home and fans voted with their feet on Saturday, making a stampede for the exits when Arsenal went 3-0 up. Ozil broke the deadlock in the 24th minute of the ...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Deliberations enter third day in Slager trial

They have deliberated more than 16 hours over three days in the case of the white former SC patrolman charged in the shooting death of Walter Scott. Whether the case is further delayed by a mistrial or result...More..

Plane crash in Colombia wipes out Brazilian football team
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Plane crash in Colombia wipes out Brazilian football team

Grief-stricken football fans filled a stadium to mourn the death toll from the plane crash . The chartered flight from Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia to Medellin included 72 passengers and nine crew. The...More..

Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands

Moscow has brought the threats posed by the deployment of USA missile defense systems in the Asia-Pacific region to Tokyo's attention, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following a meeting with his...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Norbert Hofer After Trump and Brexit, Austria far-right eyes presidency

How the Trump bump plays out here could be a barometer of its resonance in other countries with upcoming national elections that also feature strong populist and euroskeptic contenders inspired by the US billio...More..