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Watch live video of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Secretary of Education Betsy De
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A GROUP of Korean businessmen is set to pour a multi-million peso investment to businesses in Misamis Oriental, one of which is the booming silk industry. The Koreans, led by Simon Bake and Phillip Pa
Two dozen people were arrested in Anaheim, California, during a protest calling for the arrest of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fired a gun during a scuffle with a teenager outside of his
Rose Mudd Perkins, whose rant against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R – KY) quickly went viral on the web this week, appeared on CNN Thursday morning to discuss the continued angry town hall protests ag
A cryptographic technology long central to internet security has been dealt a knockout blow by researchers at Google and a Dutch research institute.
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Humans beings appear to be hardwired to have a sense of fairness. This is puzzling from an evolutionary perspectiv
Law enforcement is compelling Apple and Facebook to hand over the personal information of users who were mass arrested at protests against the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., AlterNe
BRAMPTON, Ont. - Canada's largest grocery business, Loblaw Companies Ltd., is reporting a 57 per cent jump in fourth-quarter profit. The company, based in Brampton, Ont., says the increase in its net
Alevia, the Romanian company specialized in the production of food supplements and teas, estimates a turnover of EUR 5.8 million for 2017, after the business expanded by 17 percent in 2016. „We aim th
The CB-CID, which is probing the Vicky Tyagi murder case, has given clean chit to seven accused, including three police men. SP CB-CID K Angel said clean chit has been given to seven persons -- Deput
In a reallocation of portfolios of the Tamil Nadu cabinet, Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar was today allocated Finance and certain others, held by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Governor Ch Vi
Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has signed a framework agreement with its technology partner Chempolis Oy of Finland. The framework agreement undertakes to implement the Bio Refinery Project in two
The ruling BJD in Odisha and opposition BJP accused each other of having an unholy nexus with the Congress in the state Panchayat elections. The first phase of results for the Odisha Panchayat electi
The Home Ministry is all set to expand its social media outreach by launching a 'Twitter Seva' service with an aim to centralise its grievance redressal mechanism by bringing all social media handles
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A few eyebrows may have been raised finding Umesh Yadav introduced into the attack in the 28th over but Indian team's assistant coach Sanjay Bangar termed it as a part of the plan knowing the Vidarbha
Subedar Major (Honorary Captain) R. Lawma, the longest living former Mizo Indian soldier, died at the age of 96 today, an official statement said. Mizoram Governor Lt. General Nirbhay Sharma today se
The AAP today claimed that ABVP activists themselves raise anti-India slogans and foment trouble in educational campuses, a day after violent clashes at Ramjas College here involving the RSS-backed st
European budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said it would begin flying single-aisle planes nonstop from the U.S. to Europe starting in June bringing direct trans-Atlantic flights to a new range of E
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 23 (UPI) -- A modest increase in investments in the Norwegian oil and gas industry is expected, though pressures on the overall energy sector remain, the government said.
Singer Rihanna was named Harvard University’s Humanitarian of the Year 2017 on Wednesday, joining the likes of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai and M
A tree in front of 'Matoshree', the residence of the Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray in suburban Bandra, caught fire this afternoon. Fire brigade received a call at 2.49 pm about a tree on t
UK's home furnishing brand Laura Ashley will enter India through a licensing deal with the Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail. "Future Retail Ltd, part of the Future Group, and Laura Ashley have signed
The Bihar Legislative Council today condoled the death of veteran actor Om Puri and those killed in the tragic boat mishap in Patna on January 14 last among others. Besides, members also paid re
When senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz debated the merits of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, aka Obamacare, on February 7, Sanders had a dire prediction: “We are moving into an era where millions
Jeera prices moved down by 1.05 per cent to Rs 17,010 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators indulged in reducing their positions. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, j
Mohit Goel, the Director of Noida- based company Ringing Bells which had announced Freedom251 smartphones at an astonishingly low price of Rs 251 apiece, was detained today here on allegations of frau
The recent announcement that Reliance Jio would start charging its customers has got a thumbs-up from the Street. While it will undoubtedly have a positive rub off on RIL, whatâ??s surprising is the
Orbis Hotel Group, the largest network of hotels in Eastern Europe that also controls units in Romania, recorded revenues of EUR 316 million last year, up 9.5 percent compared to 2015. “Orbis Group re
While truly large animals are not so common on land any more — most of them having been killed off by modern humans — a much bigger number of large species still thrived in the world’s oceans. But gig
The Gordon Institute of Business Science has illustrated key aspects of the budget in Lego.
Proceedings on the issue of ban on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) would be held in-camera in view of the allegations made against the organisation and the confidential
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