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University of MI physicists part of cosmic crash findings team

University of MI physicists part of cosmic crash findings team

The day after gravitational waves were discovered by detectors based in the United States on August 17, the Chinese telescope independently observed optical signals resulting from the merger, accord...

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Monday weather: Cooler, drier air moves in with highs in the 70s

Monday weather: Cooler, drier air moves in with highs in the 70s

The mild and dry weather pattern will continue this week with temperatures slowly warming into the mid 70s. Our next chance of wet weather is on track to arrive by Saturday night. A large ridge of...

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At least 20 killed in Portugal wildfires

At least 20 killed in Portugal wildfires

The situation was still "critical" because of unseasonably high temperatures. She also said that an unknown number of people were still missing. In June, a massive forest wildfire killed 64 people a...

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Donald Trump Is Being Subpeonaed Over Sexual Misconduct

Donald Trump Is Being Subpeonaed Over Sexual Misconduct

This means billable hours upon billable hours for his lawyers engaged in doc review as they sort through the likely voluminous emails and other documents that would have been passed around Trump Tower...

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Leading Maltese political journalist killed by auto bomb

Speaking at a press conference, Muscat condemned the killing as a "barbaric" act and ordered security services to devote maximum resources to bringing those responsible to justice. Both Muscat and his...

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Syrian forces respond to new Israeli violation

The tit-for-tat incident came just a matter of hours before Sergei Shoigu, Russia's Defense Minister and vacation buddy of Vladimir Putin , was due to arrive in Tel Aviv for meetings with Avigor Libe...

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Liberia's presidential election likely to need runoff vote

Liberia's presidential election likely to need runoff vote

Weah now commands 39.2% of votes cast and counted while Boakai has taken 29.6%, the chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC ) Joseph Korkoya told journalists in Monrovia. If current tre...

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US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Desertion

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Desertion

His lawyer says the prosecution and defense have not agreed to a stipulation of facts in the case, which is an indication that they did not reach a deal to limit his punishment. The sentencing hearing...

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Donald Trump's former chief of staff Reince Priebus interviewed in Russian Federation probe

Donald Trump's former chief of staff Reince Priebus interviewed in Russian Federation probe

The interview was part of Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the USA presidential election 2016, as well as any ties between Moscow and Trump campaign associates. Reince Priebus,...

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Sonia Gandhi signals Rahul Gandhi could take over as Congress president soon

Sonia Gandhi signals Rahul Gandhi could take over as Congress president soon

Recently, state after state party units have unanimously passed resolution to appoint Rahul as party president. It is expected that a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) will take plac...

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Lorenzana confirms death of Hapilon, Omar Maute

Lorenzana confirms death of Hapilon, Omar Maute

The deaths of two key rebel leaders, if confirmed, would be a major boost for the military, which has been criticized for its slow progress in retaking Marawi, the country's only Muslim majority cit...

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Patriots linebacker involved in serious multicar crash in Foxborough

Patriots linebacker involved in serious multicar crash in Foxborough

The Patriots say Langi, a rookie from BYU, and his wife were stopped a traffic light on Friday night when the vehicle they were in was rear ended by another auto. "All Harvey has cared about is how ...

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AirAsia flight to Bali makes emergency Perth landing after plunging 20000 feet

AirAsia flight to Bali makes emergency Perth landing after plunging 20000 feet

The sudden and massive drop in altitude caused oxygen masks to drop from their overhead compartments, but panicking passengers were given little comfort upon seeing cabin crew also in a state of panic...

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Explosion on Louisiana oil rig injures 7

Explosion on Louisiana oil rig injures 7

The cause of the explosion appears to be under investigation but Kenner officials said it appears to be the result of "cleaning chemicals ignited on the surface of the oil rig platform". According to ...

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India ease past Pakistan

India ease past Pakistan

India had qualified for the Super 4s following their 7-0 win over hosts Bangladesh on Friday itself, and topped their pool with nine points from three matches. The game will be the biggest test for ne...

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Tejas passengers hit by food poisoning

Tejas passengers hit by food poisoning

The IRCTC said all the passengers now hospitalised were out of danger and the same has been confirmed by hospital authorities. According to IRCTC, a total of 300 breakfast was served in the morning ...

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Congress minister joins BJP in Himachal

Congress minister joins BJP in Himachal

Despite being known for scandals around corruption and sleaze, Sukh Ram is said to have an impressive clout in the Mandi district. Responding to speculations of more party members pulling the plug, ...

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Pakistan Has Started Respecting US

Pakistan Has Started Respecting US

The couple was kidnapped in October 2012 while on a backpacking trip that took them to Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and then to Afghanistan. Trump had slammed Pakistan for its contin...

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3 troops killed in landmine blasts in Pakistan

3 troops killed in landmine blasts in Pakistan

Military troops paid salute to Captain Hasnain Shaheed, following which he was laid to rest with full military honours. After the blasts, security officials reached the site and cordoned off the are...

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LaGuardia Airport terminal evacuated after bomb threat

LaGuardia Airport terminal evacuated after bomb threat

A disgruntled customer prompted a partial shutdown of a terminal at LaGuardia Airport after telling an airline employee he had a bomb, police said. The Port Authority operates the three main airport...

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Harvey Weinstein Was Just Expelled from the Academy

Harvey Weinstein Was Just Expelled from the Academy

On October 12, it was reported that London police were "assessing a sexual abuse allegation" against the producer. It said it did so "to send a message that the era of willful ignorance and shamef...

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MS school district bans American classic

MS school district bans American classic "To Kill a Mockingbird"

However, the book will still be available in Biloxi school libraries. " To Kill a Mockingbird " is listed on the Biloxi School District's website as a core text for eighth grade English Language A...

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Iran Not to Welcome Wars But to Make Aggressors Regret: IRGC Commander

Iran Not to Welcome Wars But to Make Aggressors Regret: IRGC Commander

Salehi said Friday that "given that the army and [other] armed forces of a country are guarantors of its security, the (possible) move (by the U.S. to designate IRGC forces as terrorists) is tantamoun...

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Cruise Ends in 8-year-old's Death

Cruise Ends in 8-year-old's Death

He also told the Miami Herald that Miami-Dade Fire Rescue received the call just after 8am, and Miami Fire Rescue responded to assist. Carnival said in a statement that the child, whose name was...

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Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation

Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation

A reconciliation deal signed by Hamas and Fatah this week not only aims to relieve a decade-long rift between the two Palestinian groups but has also revived hopes of a positive change in the lives of...

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Cong wins Gurdaspur LS seat with big margin

Cong wins Gurdaspur LS seat with big margin

Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar defeated the BJP's candidate by a victory margin of 1,93,219 votes. Khanna had won this seat thrice - in 1998, 1999 and 2014. The SAD- BJP alliance was in a majority i...

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Duchess Kate's uncle Gary is arrested for 'punching his wife unconscious'

Duchess Kate's uncle Gary is arrested for 'punching his wife unconscious'

The alleged assault is said to have happened outside the couple's home during an argument after returning from the event in a taxi. "This relates to an incident in Wimpole Street on Friday, 13 Octob...

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Rex Tillerson cleans up after Trump on Iran but dodges 'castration' questions

Rex Tillerson cleans up after Trump on Iran but dodges 'castration' questions

Even though many have criticized Tillerson, at the very least Corker says he has been instrumental in opening up diplomatic channels with China. "This is a town that seems to relish gossip, rumor, i...

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Young party leader declares victory in Austria

Young party leader declares victory in Austria

Noting that his center-right party had triumphed over the rival Social Democrats only twice since the end of World War II, Kurz called it a "historic victory". Projections have shown the centre-left S...

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Porn publisher offers $10m for information leading to Trump's impeachment

Porn publisher offers $10m for information leading to Trump's impeachment

Trump ". "We need to flush everything out into the open". So, to capitalize on the anti-Trump hysteria, Flynt is offering cold hard cash for anyone who steps forward with information that could ig...

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Vengara bypoll results: UDF ally IUML wins

Vengara bypoll results: UDF ally IUML wins

IUML - the second biggest constituent of the Congress-led UDF, had fielded two-time former legislator Khader, who expressed confidence that he will have a cakewalk. The BJP candidate K Janachandran ...

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Nato warns North Korea military action would have 'devastating consequences'

Nato warns North Korea military action would have 'devastating consequences'

The presence of a warship equipped with Tomahawks, near North Korea, is a serious challenge to Pyongyang, military expert and captain of the 3rd rank reserve Dmitry Litovkin said in an interview with ...

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Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

Boyle, who was freed from the traps of the Haqqani network earlier this week, had accused the members of the terror group of raping his wife and killing his daughter soon after arriving in Canada. Boy...

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Barnier could hold talks on Brexit without UK

Barnier could hold talks on Brexit without UK

The value of the pound plummeted against the euro on Thursday following Michel Barnier's comments. 'On this question we have reached a state of deadlock which is very disturbing for thousands of p...

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Congress' stunning Nanded victory shocks opposition, Rahul lauds party unit

Congress' stunning Nanded victory shocks opposition, Rahul lauds party unit

In the October, 2012, polls, Congress had won 41 of the 81 seats followed by NCP 10 seats, Shiv Sena got 14 and BJP 2 seats. This time around, the results have exceeded expectations of the party in ...

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PM Modi, Amit Shah meet to finalise candidates for Himachal Pradesh poll

PM Modi, Amit Shah meet to finalise candidates for Himachal Pradesh poll

Joti, flanked by Election Commissioners O P Rawat and Sunil Arora, said the last date for filing of nominations for Himachal Pradesh is October 23. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) polit bur...

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Trade likely to grow at double-digit rate in 2017, says China

Trade likely to grow at double-digit rate in 2017, says China

The gain was stronger than the most optimistic forecast in a Reuters analysts poll. Imports rose 18.7 percent to US$169.8 billion, an improvement from August's 13.3 percent. "Today's figures suggest...

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Dawson's Creek star reveals he was sexually assaulted

Dawson's Creek star reveals he was sexually assaulted

Van Der Beek added that he fully understood why women and men have been reluctant to come forward because of "the unwarranted shame, powerlessness [and] inability to blow the whistle. This week, in th...

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Lanka reluctant to tour Pakistan

The board will discuss the issue further at its executive committee meeting on Monday. When contacted, a Pakistan Cricket Board official said: "The Sri Lankan cricket board gave us a go ahead afte...

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New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

New Jersey man nearly loses $24.1M lottery prize

Smith started buying lottery tickets back in the 1960s in both New Jersey and NY, but he wasn't the kind of person to check his numbers immediately. Tickets for the New York Lotto can only be cash...

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