Thursday, October 19, 2017

World: Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday (Report)

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows to suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy, the...

World: Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign (Report)

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, saying he...

World: Iran’s Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure: agency (Report)

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that the country’s ballistic missile program would accelerate despite pressure from the...

World: Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and daughter (Report)

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership...

World: Former soccer star Kaladze runs for mayor in Georgia’s capital (Report)

TBILISI (Reuters) - Kakha Kaladze climbed to the top of world soccer as a defender for Italian club AC Milan, and now his...

World: Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and his daughter (Report)

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter for allegations linked to ownership...

World: China says hopes U.S. can abandon bias, view China objectively (Report)

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it hopes the United States can abandon its bias and see China objectively, following U.S. Secretary...

World: South Africa’s cabinet replaces Zuma ally as head of national airline (Report)

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s government has named Johannes Bhekumuzi Magwaza as chairman of loss-making state-owned airline South African Airways (SAA), replacing Dudu...

World: Taliban kill at least 43 Afghan troops as they storm base: officials (Report)

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday,...

World: FBI opens investigation into South Africa’s Guptas: FT (Report)

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The FBI has opened an investigation into U.S. links to South Africa’s Guptas, escalating a scandal over the family’s alleged...

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North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for those charged with crimes such as distributing South Korean media, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
Opinion: 'Avocado Hand' Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Opinion: ‘Avocado Hand’ Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados to staunch the 'post-brunch surge' of injuries. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number...
Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage

Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage, Singer Was 35

Barbara Weldens has died suddenly while performing onstage during a concert in the village of Goudron on Wednesday night (local time). The 35-year-old up-and-coming artist...
Perry Cohen's mother files wrongful-death lawsuit

Perry Cohen’s mother files wrongful-death lawsuit, Report

The family of Perry Cohen, a teenager who disappeared during a fishing trip with friend Austin Stephanos off the coast of Florida two years...
Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

An Alaska man faces up to 99 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a botched suicide attempt. Victor Sibson, 21, is facing second-degree...
Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter's Moon Io

Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Taking advantage of a rare orbital alignment between two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Europa, researchers have obtained an exceptionally detailed map of the...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...
No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

Trump told journalists aboard Air Force One this week that he doesn't think a full border wall is needed because of natural barriers that...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile-2017

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well....
China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China has appointed new commanders of its army and air force in a reshuffle ahead of next month’s Communist Party congress, as President Xi...