• Daylight Saving Time 2017: Don't forget to turn the clocks back
Daylight Saving Time 2017: Don't forget to turn the clocks back

Remember the saying, "Spring ahead, fall back". Online it states "The primary goal of Daylight Saving Time is to conserve energy but whether DST actually saves energy is unclear and there are many contradictory studies". This reduces the chance of alarms chirping to indicate low batteries. It's the law to have working smoke alarms on every le...

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  • Carter Page met with Russian official during 2016 trip to Moscow
Carter Page met with Russian official during 2016 trip to Moscow

Democrats say the filings appear to contradict Sessions' sworn testimony before Congress. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Friday slammed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not telling him the truth during his January confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and again in October during a separate congressional hearing.

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  • Sears stores closing at NWA Mall, Central Mall
Sears stores closing at NWA Mall, Central Mall

Over the past year the company has closed hundreds of its stores including its Shenango Valley Mall Sears store in Hermitage. This development is the latest in a long line of closings for Sears Holdings . Bad news has been bearing down on Sears for some years, though CEO Edward Lampert continues to lend the business one lifeline after another. S...

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  • Mueller estimates 3-week trial for Manafort: Court records
Mueller estimates 3-week trial for Manafort: Court records

Judge Amy Berman Jackson's proposal for a May 7, 2018, start date comes as Manafort's attorneys said on Friday that they planned to challenge the legal basis of the charges against him, as well as evidence was "improperly obtained" by search warrant and subpoena, reports CNN.

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  • Heavy downpour hits normal life in Chennai, neighboring districts
Heavy downpour hits normal life in Chennai, neighboring districts

The government has advised the IT companies to let their staff to work from home or remain closed. Residents in parts of Chennai left their inundated homes in search of safer places after hours-long rains, following a brief lull, worsened the waterlogging situation.

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  • Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia dies at 98
Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia dies at 98

Ms. Reddy said Wadia had a neglected childhood despite being born to a rich father and a celebrity mother. "Oddly enough, precisely 28 years to the day and hour before the birth of Jinnah's other offspring, Pakistan". She was buried in a Twelver Shia cemetery by a weeping Jinnah who was aware that she had killed herself because of neglect caused by...

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  • 10-Year-Old Immigrant Girl With Cerebral Palsy Released by US Authorities
10-Year-Old Immigrant Girl With Cerebral Palsy Released by US Authorities

The ACLU sued the government on Rosa Maria's behalf on October 31, just days after she and an adult cousin were followed by Border Patrol to a children's hospital. Rosa Maria's future remains uncertain, since the Trump Administration hasn't said if it'll drop her deportation charges or deport her entire family. Her mother, Felipa de la Cruz, 39, ...

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  • Iran parades missile during anniversary of US Embassy takeover
Iran parades missile during anniversary of US Embassy takeover

Since the 1979 takeover of the US mission by Iranian students, which followed the overthrow of the then USA -backed shah, or king, in Iran , Iranians have been marking the occasion every year by holding rallies on the anniversary dubbed as "National Day against the Global Arrogance".

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  • Blistering Munro ton helps New Zealand to level series against India
Blistering Munro ton helps New Zealand to level series against India

Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer, who started his global career on the day Nehra ended, did not get a chance to bat in the first T20 and will now be eager to score for the team in this match. He struck 7 fours and 7 sixes in his brutal knock of 107 runs which came off just 58 deliveries. 1 - Colin Munro is the first player in history to score two ...

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  • Both Bush presidents bash 'blowhard' Donald Trump as unfit for the presidency
Both Bush presidents bash 'blowhard' Donald Trump as unfit for the presidency

And I'm not too excited about him being a leader", he said, according to CNN's report. "I don't like him", Bush says of Trump in the book, which will be released later this month. More than anything though, the Bushes are concerned that Trump is destroying the Republican Party. Trump had recently had nice things to say about another former ...

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  • Woman Killed, Two Wounded in Shooting Near Santa Monica Pier
Woman Killed, Two Wounded in Shooting Near Santa Monica Pier

Saturday when a gathering from one transport got into a contention with a gathering from alternate transport. No captures have been made however police say four firearms were found. Those individuals then got into an altercation with the occupants of another party bus parked nearby on Ocean, police said. A woman later died from a gunshot wound,...

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  • Rand Paul assaulted in home, spokeswoman says Paul 'is fine'
Rand Paul assaulted in home, spokeswoman says Paul 'is fine'

All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Paul, a second-term senator, suffered a minor injury when he was assaulted at his Warren County, Ky., home Friday afternoon. The news release from Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green did not describe the circumstances surrounding the assau...

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  • Long-term exposure to microgravity changes brain structure of astronauts
Long-term exposure to microgravity changes brain structure of astronauts

Since astronauts on a mission to Mars will need their wits about them, NASA and outside scientists have been keen to assess the effects of prolonged weightlessness on the three pounds of protoplasm inside the skull. To make this discovery, researchers performed brain scans on 34 astronauts both before and after they returned from their space trav...

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  • Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Announces Sudden Resignation
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Announces Sudden Resignation

After his father's death, Hariri went on to the Future bloc (al-Mustaqbal), which draws its support mainly from the country's Sunni population, and which later formed alliances with other parties from across Lebanon's communal divide. His attacks on Hezbollah come on the heels of new USA sanctions on the group that many fear will negatively affect ...

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  • Himachal Assembly elections : Modi urge voters to rout Congress
Himachal Assembly elections : Modi urge voters to rout Congress

He said people are angry with the Congress due to their deeds. Mr Modi also launched a scathing attack on Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh who is facing corruption charges. Hardening his attack, he said, "I have heard that Congress has lost the trust of it's own leaders and is looking for rebels in other parties". "People who were habi...

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting Riyadh airport
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting Riyadh airport

The authority said in two tweets: "The Saudi air defence managed to intercept a ballistic missile towards Riyadh". Houthi-run Saba News in Yemen reported that the missile was a Burkan H2 and that the airport had been the target. Yemen has been devastated by a war between forces loyal to the internationally-recognised government of President Abdra...

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  • A New Climate Report Has Some Worried About The White House's Response
A New Climate Report Has Some Worried About The White House's Response

Temperatures are expected to continue rising if there is no significant effort to reduce carbon emissions. To address climate change as well as other risks, the USA will continue to promote access to the affordable and reliable energy needed to grow economically, and to support technology, innovation and the development of modern and efficient in...

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  • Nadal allays injury concerns, says fit for ATP Finals
Nadal allays injury concerns, says fit for ATP Finals

It's about the mentality of waking up every morning with the right motivation to go on court and improve something. But Nadal then broke Chung to love to clinch the first set. The Spaniard also hopes to achieve another record this week by winning the tournament in Paris which will take his tally of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles to 31 - which...

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  • Trump renews call for death penalty for NY attack suspect
Trump renews call for death penalty for NY attack suspect

He repeated the call Thursday, saying he'd love to send the "NYC terrorist" to Guantanamo, but that process would take longer than going through the federal system. Prosecutors have brought terrorism charges against the Saipov. This reckless and impulsive post could be the trial's undoing as presidents are advised not to comment on active legal p...

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  • UPSC IAS aspirant on way back after coaching gang raped in Bhopal
UPSC IAS aspirant on way back after coaching gang raped in Bhopal

The teenager was returning home from coaching class in Maharana Pratap Nagar around 10 pm on Tuesday when she was gangraped. In a statement, state Secretary of the Communist Party of India Badal Saroj said: "When the Chief Minister and ministers are busy watching a mega event that involved investment in crores, the daughter of a police couple is ...

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