Myanmar president and Suu Kyi confidant resigns

The 71-year-old is reported to have fallen ill recently and undergone surgery overseas. Htin Kyaw is an old school friend of Suu Kyi, who was loyal to her and advised her at the peak of her political struggle and house arrest. Htin Kyaw is the s... More..

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European Union leaders to weigh 'consequences' on Russian Federation over spy attack
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

European Union leaders to weigh 'consequences' on Russian Federation over spy attack

The Russian government expelled 23 British diplomats Saturday in response to Great Britain's decision to expel Russian operatives over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter in England....More..

Alzheimer's Costs Americans $277 Billion Annually, Numbers Continue To Increase
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Alzheimer's Costs Americans $277 Billion Annually, Numbers Continue To Increase

The disease's increasing prevalence has a major economic impact too. Those were some of the issues surrounding Alzheimer's disease highlighted in a presentation by Canadian science writer and broadcaster Jay ...More..

Getting Nasty: Cuomo Supporter Calls Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian'
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Getting Nasty: Cuomo Supporter Calls Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon An 'Unqualified Lesbian'

After a train derailment injured dozens of people in June, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared the system to be in a state of emergency, pledging $1 billion for improvements, though no one is quite sure when ...More..

Spring equinox marks the end of winter
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Spring equinox marks the end of winter

Good news for those counting down the days until warmer weather - the 2018 spring equinox will be on March 20. This is a significant day as the sun moves across the celestial equator. Thus, causing our seas...More..

Japan PM's Approval Ratings Dive Over Land Sale Scandal
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Japan PM's Approval Ratings Dive Over Land Sale Scandal

The House of Councillors' Budget Committee agreed on Tuesday afternoon to summon Sagawa, and the equivalent committee in the House of Representatives is set to adopt the same agreement on Thursday, following a ...More..

After SAD's Majithia, now Kejriwal apologizes to Gadkari, Sibal
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

After SAD's Majithia, now Kejriwal apologizes to Gadkari, Sibal

Following this, some of the leaders filed a defamation suit against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founder which led to a lot of legal battles. Only last week, Kejriwal had apologised to former Punjab Ministe...More..

WTO Director General to discuss trade environment during India visit
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

WTO Director General to discuss trade environment during India visit

U.S. President Donald Trump recently announced a 25% import tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminium. Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu welcomed Directorate General of WTO Roberto Azevedo, and minister...More..

FIR against protesting students of JNU
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

FIR against protesting students of JNU

Johri has claimed they're targeting him as he chided them for low attendance. Johri be immediately removed from all these positions, as the allegations against him bring great disrepute to the university. The...More..

United stops taking reservations for animals in cargo hold after recent incidents
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

United stops taking reservations for animals in cargo hold after recent incidents

United says it expects to complete its review by May 1, at which time reservations will likely once again be accepted. The second incident involved a PetSafe-fare dog accidentally shipped to Japan instead o...More..

New male birth control pill found safe and effective
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

New male birth control pill found safe and effective

The latest effort to come up with a male birth control pill has found a formulation that appears to be safe. Like most female contraceptive pills, it contains a combination of hormones - an androgen such as ...More..

Ola-Uber drivers strike from Monday: All you need to know
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ola-Uber drivers strike from Monday: All you need to know

Most of the rickshaw drivers associated with either Ola or Uber are members of the Rickshaw Panchayat or other unions in Pune. Around 10 am, commuters travelling towards Lower Parel or South Mumbai saw thei...More..

Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats

The British Council is a cultural institute with artistic, language and educational programs. The announcement followed on the heels of Britain's order this week for 23 Russian diplomats to leave the United K...More..

United Nations launches $950 mil. appeal for Rohingya refugees
by | Sunday, March 18, 2018

United Nations launches $950 mil. appeal for Rohingya refugees

The UN agencies and NGOs need the money to provide food, water, shelter, and other necessities for the rest of the year. "But today we are appealing for help with the immediate needs, and these needs are vast."...More..

Limited 'Soft Launch' of Official PUBG Mobile Game Surprises Everyone (Not Really...)
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Limited 'Soft Launch' of Official PUBG Mobile Game Surprises Everyone (Not Really...)

It's not cross-play compatible, unlike Fortnite , however, so if you're playing the Android version you'll be matched up against others with the app, which is published by Chinese Internet giant Tencent. It's...More..

Minnesotans suffer salmonella infections after taking kratom stimulant
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Minnesotans suffer salmonella infections after taking kratom stimulant

In total, there have been 87 identified cases in 35 different states. More serious invasive infections (for example, blood stream infections, meningitis, osteomyelitis) occasionally occur. In this photo illus...More..

House Democrats block 'Right to Try' bill
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

House Democrats block 'Right to Try' bill

Michael Burgess, R-Texas, said "the bill has been a long time coming, but in striking the right balance for patients and their safety, the House is on track to deliver hopeful news for patients desperately seek...More..

New study links smoking to an increased risk of hearing loss
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

New study links smoking to an increased risk of hearing loss

Smoking also costs the country $300 billion a year in direct health care and lost productivity, Gottlieb said. Additionally, the current smoking rate of 15% could drop as low as 1.4% and more than 8 million to...More..

Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama

You should have at least an iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2 or the latest 9.7-inch iPad. Furthermore, the app does require a constant internet connection. Bluetooth controllers will not ...More..

by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

"The Crown"'s Queen Elizabeth was paid less than her male co-star

Mackie said, "Going forward, no one gets paid more than the Queen". Producers of the blockbuster show have admitted that Foy was paid less than her male co-star Matt Smith . " The Crown is one of the most e...More..

Appeals Court Upholds Most of Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Appeals Court Upholds Most of Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

It was a three judge panel from the United States Fifth Court of Appeals who upheld the ruling which was reversed in August from a federal judge in San Antonio who temporarily blocked officials from enforcing...More..

Rockland ranks healthiest county in state, Sullivan remains next to worst
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Rockland ranks healthiest county in state, Sullivan remains next to worst

In 2018, Broome County ranks 53 in health outcomes , out of the 62 New York State counties. Since then, Forsyth has ranged from 22nd in 2011 to 43rd in 2016. The organization is looking closer at social and ec...More..

Aero company Kitty Hawk unveils pilot-less air taxi 'Cora'
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Aero company Kitty Hawk unveils pilot-less air taxi 'Cora'

Now, it would seem that Cora and the company behind it are nearly ready for prime time , as Kitty Hawk and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden announced that an agreement has been reached that will se...More..

Karti sent to Tihar till March 24, denied separate cell, books
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Karti sent to Tihar till March 24, denied separate cell, books

However, Karti's counsel moved the court to hear his bail plea today itself which was otherwise listed for March 15. "He [Karti Chidambaram] can not be treated different from other accused persons and can not...More..

Ruto: President Kenyatta-Raila meeting sets pace for reconciliation
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Ruto: President Kenyatta-Raila meeting sets pace for reconciliation

Journalists were not allowed to put questions and it was not clear if demands by Mr Odinga for new elections were discussed. The two chose to bury their rivalry after a meeting that was held at President Keny...More..

Florida knocked out of SEC tournament by Arkansas
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Florida knocked out of SEC tournament by Arkansas

Arkansas now waits to see its seed and destination for the NCAA tournament on Selection Sunday. This will be the second game of the season between these two teams. Louis. Daryl Macon and Anton Beard had 13 a...More..

'Let them call you racists,' Bannon tells far-right French party
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

'Let them call you racists,' Bannon tells far-right French party

In France, some warned that Bannon's support could damage Le Pen's efforts to cleanse the National Front of the racist stigma that has long clung to the party's image. The party canvassed 51,000 members past ye...More..

CBI Spl Court extends custody of Karti
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

CBI Spl Court extends custody of Karti

Karti has been granted the Interim Protection from the Delhi High court after being denied yesterday. The Court said that the ED can not arrest the businessman until the next hearing in the case. This new e...More..

Jaylen Brown provides update on his health after terrifying fall
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Jaylen Brown provides update on his health after terrifying fall

Brown's hands seemed to slip off the rim before he was ready to let go, throwing off the balance on his dismount. Late in the second quarter Aron Baynes got absolutely posterized by Karl-Anthony Towns! With...More..

When clocks change for daylight saving, change smoke detector batteries
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

When clocks change for daylight saving, change smoke detector batteries

Residents in Danbury can schedule a visit by visiting www.soundthealarm.org/Connecticut or by calling 877-287-3327 and choosing option 1 on the menu to request a smoke alarm installation. Test alarms once a ...More..