Vladimir Putin takes dip in freezing water to observe Epiphany

He wasn't alone. Putin was commemorating the baptism of Jesus in Orthodox Christian tradition. and people do it all over Russian Federation every year. He tried it for the first time on January 19, 2011, during Orthodox Christian celebrations of the ... More..

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Research provides new insight into head hits, CTE
by | Saturday, January 20, 2018

Research provides new insight into head hits, CTE

The researchers hypothesized that damaged blood vessels leaking into brain tissue may cause early CTE. They analyzed the brains of four teenager athletes who passed away anywhere from one to 128 days from s...More..

Murphy signs executive order ensuring equal pay for women
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Murphy signs executive order ensuring equal pay for women

Assemblywoman Joann Downey is thrilled Murphy made the executive order his first official action. Murphy says the order prohibits any effort by a state agency to ask a job applicant about their wage history...More..

Adult film star's 2011 interview contradicts Trump affair denial
by | Friday, January 19, 2018

Adult film star's 2011 interview contradicts Trump affair denial

She accepted and got dressed up for a night on the town, but when she entered his Lake Tahoe, Nevada hotel suite, she found him wearing pajamas (subtle) and the two dined in his room. Overlooked in numerous st...More..

by | Friday, January 19, 2018

SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (RWR) Rises 0.79% for Jan 16

The S&P 500 has been rising so quickly, it has already topped or matched some of the Wall Street analyst's year-end 2018 targets, The median target is now 2,975 for year-end, about a 6 percent gain from curre...More..

Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm

State Highway 225 in Deer Park, east of Houston, had to be closed Tuesday afternoon, while de-icing on other roadways caused delays during the evening commute. Temperatures will warm into the 40s on Thursday af...More..

Ex-CIA officer suspected of spying for China
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Ex-CIA officer suspected of spying for China

A former Central Intelligence Agency officer who was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of secrets is suspected of a much worse crime: betraying USA informants in China , sources familiar with the ...More..

Turkey to prevent terrorist threat at its southern borders - PM
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Turkey to prevent terrorist threat at its southern borders - PM

The US has viewed the YPG as the most effective fighting force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) - and has provided weapons, training, and air support. "We will take th...More..

US Voters Split on Trump's Mental Stability
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

US Voters Split on Trump's Mental Stability

The numbers aren't great for Trump-and, not surprisingly, break down along sharply partisan lines. 38 percent of Black Americans also believe there are very strong racial conflicts between white and Black citiz...More..

3 booked for anti-Modi posters in Amethi
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

3 booked for anti-Modi posters in Amethi

Members of the two parties clashed in the Gauriganj area, prompting the police to intervene and change the route of the cavalcade of Gandhi, whose security is handled by the SPG. Taking a dig at the Congress ch...More..

A new chapter for New Jersey: Murphy sworn in as governor
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A new chapter for New Jersey: Murphy sworn in as governor

Murphy spoke about major ideas but did not offer details in his inaugural speech, saying he will go before the New Jersey Legislature to present his first budget soon to provide more details on his plans and pr...More..

Steve Bannon to be questioned by House Intelligence Committee
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Steve Bannon to be questioned by House Intelligence Committee

Mr Bannon and his representatives are yet to comment. Bannon, who joined the Trump campaign in August of 2016, brandished the Trump Tower meeting as " treasonous ", according to Fire and Fury: Inside the Tru...More..

Brexit talks in danger as European Union gets tough on citizens' rights
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brexit talks in danger as European Union gets tough on citizens' rights

In an interview with the German newspaper Welt am Sonnag, Mr Hammond said: "We've had an election in the United Kingdom in the meantime which made it very clear that the British people have no appetite for chan...More..

Kyrgyzstani writer to take part in 2018 Humanities Forum in PyeongChang
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kyrgyzstani writer to take part in 2018 Humanities Forum in PyeongChang

Last week, the U.S. Air Force sent three stealth B-2 Spirit bombers to Guam as South and North Korean officials began discussions on the Winter Olympics. High-ranking government officials and IOC members from b...More..

Missing VHP leader found in unconscious state in Ahmedabad
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Missing VHP leader found in unconscious state in Ahmedabad

Togadia, who became untraceable for some time yesterday before he was admitted to a hospital, today claimed he went into hiding after learning that a police team from Rajasthan had come to "encounter" him. Gehl...More..

Huge Oil Tanker Spill in East China Sea Stirs Environmental Fears
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Huge Oil Tanker Spill in East China Sea Stirs Environmental Fears

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Chinese rescuers approached the tanker many times at the risk of their lives to search and fight the fire at close range. High winds eventually pushed the flaming wrec...More..

Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under International Mediation: Abbas
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Peace Efforts Can Only Resume Under International Mediation: Abbas

Addressing the future role of the United States in the peace process, Abbas said: "We will not accept the U.S. as a mediator after what they did". He said Palestinians were being offered the Jerusalem suburb ...More..

Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding

On Friday, Trump agreed to waive sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the global deal but said it would be the last time unless conditions were met to fix what he called "significant flaws" in the...More..

Exemption granted for girl, 11, to use medical marijuana at Schaumburg school
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Exemption granted for girl, 11, to use medical marijuana at Schaumburg school

The district, with more than 15,000 elementary school students, helps more than 1,700 of its students administer prescriptions and school officials are confident they can safely assist Ashley as needed with...More..

Some lawmakers say current laws allow agencies to spy on Americans
by | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Some lawmakers say current laws allow agencies to spy on Americans

Donald Trump contradicted himself when he tweeted about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ( FISA ) today, and Bret Baier says this could create a bit of a complication for the midday vote on the...More..

Netanyahu arrives in India, is greeted on tarmac by PM Modi
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Netanyahu arrives in India, is greeted on tarmac by PM Modi

He said that he respected PM Modi as a leader as he was a kindred spirit. Also on the agenda during the six-day trip are a stop in Mumbai, where he will meet with Bollywood stars and attend a memorial ceremon...More..

Sununu opposes Trump administration's offshore drilling plan
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Sununu opposes Trump administration's offshore drilling plan

First they announced a new offshore drilling plan that would force unwilling coastal states to open up their waters to oil and gas exploration, prioritizing "energy dominance" over long-standing local concerns....More..

Turkey Not Committed to De-Escalation Zone Deal: Syrian Adviser
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Turkey Not Committed to De-Escalation Zone Deal: Syrian Adviser

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Sunday said the U.S move to establish a border control force in northern Syria is a "unilateral decision". The Turkish president said he is awaiting backing from allies ahead of ...More..

Burning Iranian Tanker Sinks off China's Coast
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

Burning Iranian Tanker Sinks off China's Coast

A third body had been recovered earlier in the waters nearby, Press TV said . Iran announced that all the ship's 32 crew members - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis were presumed dead, according to Iranian ...More..

TUNISIA: 770 arrested over protests against plans to raise taxes, basic goods
by | Monday, January 15, 2018

TUNISIA: 770 arrested over protests against plans to raise taxes, basic goods

Tunisia, the economy of which is dependent on tourism, had been ruled for 23 years by former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali , who was ousted in January 2011 after massive and peaceful popular protests. "We ...More..