Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia

She was later transported to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and died three days later on Sunday, April 2. Two nursing students tried to help Caitlin Nelson when she began to choke during the event. Nelson was a social work... More..

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Boeing Reaches Sales Agreement with Another Iranian Airline
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Boeing Reaches Sales Agreement with Another Iranian Airline

As part of the Iran nuclear agreement, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) under the Obama Administration began to issue licenses to Boeing and Airbus for the sal...More..

PM inaugurates longest road tunnel link
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

PM inaugurates longest road tunnel link

Giving details about the other projects, Nitin Gandkari said that Rs 7000 crores will be invested in highways projects in Jammu and Kashmir in the next two years. Modi drove in an open jeep through the all-weat...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Israeli Police Kill Palestinian Who Stabbed Three

Saturday's event, according to Haaretz , is the first in a series organized by "Standing Together", an umbrella movement consisting of pro-peace organizations and left-wing parties, marking 50 years since th...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Pentagon gets OK for more aggressive airstrikes in Somalia

President Trump is giving the Pentagon more authority to carry out airstrikes in Somalia. USA special operations forces can move closer to the fight and call in offensive airstrikes more quickly. A new US p...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

As of writing, over 110 bodies have been recovered from areas hit by coalition airstrikes. "What you see now is not the use civilians as human shields ", said Colonel Joe Scrocca, a spokesman for the Bag...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Westminster attack was over in just 82 seconds

Since the night of the attack on Westminster police have raided homes across the United Kingdom and arrested people on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts . Two women, aged 21 and 26 years old, and four...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes

But Nunes never scheduled Comey's and Rogers' reappearance before the committee - a committee spokesman said Tuesday that Nunes was still trying to set it up - and Democrats now question whether Nunes' maneuver...More..

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Sushma calls on Malaysian PM Razak

On an official trip to India this week, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has paid iconic Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth a visit at the latter's home there. "Malaysia is open for business", Najib added. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israeli leader set to approve first new settlement in decades

Yousef Mahmoud, a Palestinian government spokesman, said in a statement that "this new escalation reveals the persistence of the occupation government to continue opposing and obstructing all efforts exerted to...More..

United States appeals to higher court over ruling against Trump's revised travel ban
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

United States appeals to higher court over ruling against Trump's revised travel ban

As they flew to the USA on Wednesday, a federal judge in Hawaii put a hold on President Trump's newest ban - the latest development in a fight between the administration and the courts that has injected more ...More..

Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy

Trump has revived by presidential memorandum (an executive action) the so-called "Mexico City" policy, which bans US foreign aid from being granted to organizations that provide abortions or information about...More..

House Intel Dem invited to view documents at White House
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

House Intel Dem invited to view documents at White House

Nunes earlier this month said he had been shown information indicating that the US intelligence community incidentally collected information on members of President Trump's transition team. And Spicer last week...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Putin Ready to Meet Trump in Finland If it Hosts Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin hood while visiting Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic, Russia, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. In the face of growing concerns about Russia's recent demonstrations of mi...More..

American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight

The first officer has been identified as William "Mike" Grubbs . The flight was on its way from Dallas Fort-Worth to Albuquerque in New Mexico . American Airline Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from ...More..

Paul Ryan: Democrats Don't Want Obamacare Repeal, Republicans Do
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Paul Ryan: Democrats Don't Want Obamacare Repeal, Republicans Do

Trump tweeted early Thursday, "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast". That's after President Donald Trump lashed out at the Republican conservative gr...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

Looking grim-faced and pale, Park ignored a barrage of flashbulbs and did not speak when she arrived at the Seoul Central District Court. Earlier in the day, the Seoul Central District Court approved prosecut...More..

Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

The family's statement comes just a day after a 30-year-old man was arrested in relation to the attack. Thirteen members of Mr Cochran's family attended a press conference at Scotland Yard to speak in publi...More..

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

The Wizards opened on a 19-6 run to tie it at 101 with their starters on the bench for much of the spurt. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton against the Philadelphia 76ers during the first half at the ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

UN aiding 'corrupt' Congo government - US envoy Nikki Haley

At one point during the talk, she joked, "I wear heels. If I see something wrong, I'm going to kick". " The days of Israel bashing are over ", she said. itself - a body Israel and the United States have accus...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Africans attacked in Noida, Sushma seeks report from UP govt

To ease current tensions, the Association of African Students of India has reportedly asked African students in Noida to stay indoors . Around a dozen people were wounded in the violence late Monday in Great...More..

There are enough spiders to eat all of us in one year
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

There are enough spiders to eat all of us in one year

More specifically, 68 percent of bathrooms and more than 75 percent of bedrooms. Okay, fine. Whatever , you may be thinking. After a bit of numbers crunching, WaPo guesses that the world's spiders could...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea rocket engine test: What did we learn?

North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches in defiance of U.N. resolutions, and is believed by experts and government officials to be working to develop nuclear-warhead missil...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Syrian opposition calls on US to spare civilians in Raqqa

The United Nations had warned this year of the risk of catastrophic flooding from the dam, which is at risk from high water levels, deliberate sabotage by ISIS and further damage from coalition air strikes. A s...More..

Kerala minister AK Saseendran resigned on moral grounds: NCP
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Kerala minister AK Saseendran resigned on moral grounds: NCP

While talking to media Saseendran said, "my decision to resign should not be seen as my acceptance of guilt". "My resignation is to uphold political morality", he told reporters in Kozhikode . He added: "It ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Typically, Senate rules would prohibit the Senate from taking up the matter again during the same Legislative session. The original legislation lost 23-26. Opponents of the bill say Hoosier voters should choose...More..

One person killed, one injured in shooting in Las Vegas, attacker surrenders
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

One person killed, one injured in shooting in Las Vegas, attacker surrenders

No details on the identity of the suspect have been disclosed yet. Some others reported that tourists heard gun shots and that an "active shooter" was in play. Some news media reported that armed men wearing pi...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 70th goal for Portugal
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 70th goal for Portugal

He's up nine goals in just four matches , good for top scorer in UEFA, and he reached 70 goals for Portugal in their match against Hungary. Only two European player have scored more worldwide goals the...More..

BSF put on high alert post twin blasts in Bangladesh
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

BSF put on high alert post twin blasts in Bangladesh

A top official of the BSF intelligence wing said that, in 2014, around 800 JMB and Huji militants had entered India. "This could be India's major step against terrorism and the problem of refugees", he said at ...More..

Anti-corruption protests lead to arrests in Russia
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Anti-corruption protests lead to arrests in Russia

The protests, which attracted crowds of hundreds or thousands in most sizeable Russian cities, were the largest coordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction in Russia since mass protests in 2011-2012. Some demo...More..

Troubled EU seeks unity on 60th birthday
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Troubled EU seeks unity on 60th birthday

Gathered in Rome at the Palazzo dei Conservatori where the Treaties of Rome were signed on 25 March 1957, the 27 leaders of the European Union today renewed their vows for "greater unity and solidarity" among...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Erdogan calls for fair, transparent elections in Bulgaria

Turkey may hold a Brexit-style vote to decide whether the country should continue moving forward with plans to join the European Union, president Tayyip Erdogan has said. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said th...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Keystone XL Pipeline Has Finally Been Approved

Environmental groups were protesting the expected project approval. In a video on the company website, Girling said the pipeline is needed because North America needs oil so badly that it will continue to i...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Northern Ireland urged to 'finish his work' as it buries Martin McGuinness

His role in Northern Irelands peace process is what brought these people out, including worldwide dignitaries and former U.S. President Bill Clinton whose years in office saw the transformation of a brutal sect...More..

Derry City players mourn loss of captain Ryan McBride
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Derry City players mourn loss of captain Ryan McBride

The cause of death is unknown, though teammates reportedly said that McBride wasn't feeling well after the match. His death came just a day after he led his team to a 4-0 victory over Drogheda United. "I didn...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fla. prosecutor removed from cop-killing case over death penalty decision

Debra Clayton. Rick Scott threw the gubernatorial equivalent of a temper tantrum Thursday and removed Aramis Ayala - the only black elected prosecutor in Florida history - from a high-profile murder cas...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Syria rebels launch fresh assault on east Damascus

The shooting came two days after the YPG, considered by Turkey to be a terrrorist organisation, claimed Russian Federation was setting up a military base in Syria bordering Hatay and would help train its fighte...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Paris airport attacker vowed to 'die for Allah'

He said the soldier who was attacked managed to hold on to her rifle and the two soldiers she was with opened fire to protect her and the public. Budget airline easyJet said in a statement that "like all othe...More..

Iraqi Police Resume Push towards Grand Nuri Mosque in Western Mosul
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Iraqi Police Resume Push towards Grand Nuri Mosque in Western Mosul

Additionally, Iraqi forces' advance through western Mosul forced thousands of people to flee. Those on the scene say there is strong resistance from ISIL militants in some areas of the densely-populated Old C...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars exploration

The law, known as the NASA Transition Authorization Act , gives the space agency Dollars 19.5 billion in funding for fiscal year 2018. "It is the first time in seven years we've had a NASA authorization bil...More..

Merkel hopes to address trade issues with Trump at G7 in May
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Merkel hopes to address trade issues with Trump at G7 in May

Her sentiments were backed by the Japanese Prime Minister, who also spoke at the event. "Of course, the views are different and this will not change through one meeting", Merkel said of differences with the U...More..

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died

Piggy Bank's shell was cracked, swollen and infected when she was found, leaving her rescuers anxious that she had a tumour. "She at least had the chance to swim freely and eat happily before she passed", Th...More..

Ghana tree fall at waterfalls during storm kills 17
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ghana tree fall at waterfalls during storm kills 17

They were swimming under a waterfall when a giant tree fell on them. Rescue workers had to use chainsaws to free the trapped children. "We extend our condolences to the families of the dead and pray for the...More..

Israel's multi-layer defense system fully operational soon
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Israel's multi-layer defense system fully operational soon

Last week Syria's army high command said Israeli jets had breached Syrian air space and attacked a military target near Palmyra, in what it described as an act of aggression that aided Islamic State. Several ...More..

Statewide gas price up a penny
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Statewide gas price up a penny

For this weekly report, the auto club divides MI into ten regions. AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.05 per gallon and as high as $2.39. The Florida average was $2.262, down from $2.274 a...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Tillerson to Face Chinese Ire Over Blame for North Korea Tensions

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday he is not ruling out military action against North Korea if a threat warrants it. Previous U.S. Presumably the U.S.is also continuing cyber-attacks agains...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted Hezbollah arms

Syria launched anti-aircraft missiles toward Israeli jets Friday after a series of attacks by the Israeli air force. According to the Syrian military, one of the Israeli jets was shot down over the occupied ...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Iran slams Israeli air raid in Syria

Israel has carried out numerous attacks on Syria over the past two years, including a recent missile strikes near the main Damascus airport. Israel has shot down a Syrian missile using its most advanced anti-...More..

Colin Kaepernick Gets Humanitarian Win for Somalia
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Colin Kaepernick Gets Humanitarian Win for Somalia

To Jerome, it exemplified a much bigger problem that's rarely talked about in mainstream media: 20 million people in East Africa are going through the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. They have est...More..

Hijacked Bunker Tanker Released by Pirates off Somalia
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Hijacked Bunker Tanker Released by Pirates off Somalia

The first successful hijacking since May 2012 by Somali pirates has raised fears about a new surge in piracy in the region. Eight crew members of a fuel tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia earlier this...More..