January25

Notice on reappointing tainted cops

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Gujarat government on a plea alleging that two police officers, accused in separate encounter …

To the moon, Newtie!

To the surprise of exactly nobody who has the faintest inkling of what a nut Newt Gingrich is, the GOP frontrunner today made a solemn<p>outrageous …

Conservative POV

China magnate casts doubts over Southampton deal

BEIJING (Reuters) - The owner of a Chinese firm behind a bid to take over English club Southampton said on Friday the deal was being held up and that he wasn't sure if the current owner still wanted to sell, casting doubts over the long-running negotiations.<p>Chinese stadium builder Lander has been …

China

India's Paytm aims to sell gold worth $200 million this year

BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million this year, the digital payments firm said on Friday, as it strives to develop a viable business from its e-wallet platform.<p>E-wallets like Paytm, Citrus Pay and MobiKwik, which allow users to …

India

Kylie Jenner Is the Face of These $600 Headphones

Balmain's love affair with the Kar-Jenners continues.<p>Kylie Jenner already sells us lip kits and swimsuits and sunglasses, but she just found an …

Fashion

Six years later, film on January 25 Revolution reaches Egypt's masses

Author: David Awad<p>CAIRO — “18 Days” is not only the duration of the 2011 January 25 Revolution but also the title of one of the most controversial …

Censorship

China blogger highlights generational tensions over marriage

BEIJING, July 19 — A Chinese female blogger who posed as a man’s Lunar New Year girlfriend says her experience illustrates the generational tensions …

Chinese New Year

Blogger highlights generational tensions over marriage in China

China

Xi Jinping is Restoring 'Traditionalism' in China amid Cultural Revival Campaign

In 1934, confronted with rising pro-communist sentiments in his country, Chiang Kai-shek, leader of China’s Nationalist Party, launched the neotraditionalist New Life Movement (新生活運動) as part of a comprehensive anti-communist program that sought to use traditional values as a counterweight against …

China

5 reasons why Republicans can’t pass an Obamacare repeal |Trump’s steel push hits opposition

Getty Images<p>People protest Trump administration policies that threaten the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid on January 25 in Los Angeles.<p>With Senate Republicans abandoning their plan to replace much of the Affordable Care Act, they are planning to vote on repeal instead. But there are …

ObamaCare

Prufrock: The Metaphysics of the Hangover, James Comey Writing a Book, and Food at the Tour

<b>Reviews and News:</b><p>The metaphysics of the hangover: “The hangover has a physical dimension, no doubt about that. You’ve gone and poisoned yourself. But …

Conservative POV

Trump wants a transparent border wall so people can dodge huge bags of flying drugs

Donald Trump is convinced that a brand spanking new wall across the border of the United States and Mexico would benefit his country immensely.<p>But before building the wall or even figuring out who's paying for it, Trump realized it must include one critical design component: transparency.<p>Why would …

Donald Trump

‘Aquino reaping bad karma’

A member of the Special Action Force (SAF) who survived the ill-fated Mamasapano operation spoke on Friday claiming former President Benigno Aquino …

Philippines

CNN and Ted Cruz Get Into Twitter Spat Over ‘So-Called’ Health Care Amendment

Earlier Thursday, the Senate GOP released a new draft of their health care bill and one of the key provisions in the bill was the Consumer Freedom …

Ted Cruz

Man, 22, groomed 12-year-old girl online before raping her in hotel, jury told

A 22-YEAR-OLD man told a 12-year-old girl he had groomed online to “forget about” being underage before raping her twice in a Bradford hotel room, a …

Crime

German exports rise more than expected in May

BERLIN (Reuters) - German exports rose more strongly than expected in May, outpacing a solid increase in imports and widening the trade surplus of Europe's biggest economy, data showed on Monday.<p>Seasonally adjusted exports climbed 1.4 percent - their fifth consecutive monthly increase - while …

World News

Comedy wildlife photography competition shows animals getting up to mischief

<b>Animals do the funniest things and these pictures from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards prove it.</b><p>This year we have an array of creatures …

Nature Photography

12 Memes That Are Literally You And Your Broke Best Friend This Summer

Summer can be a pretty difficult season to navigate when you're broke AF.<p>You've been waiting and planning for summer adventures, but you totally …

Indian equity markets close with marginal gains

The 30-scrip Sensex ended 36 points higher at 31,245 points.<p>Indian equity markets provisionally closed on a flat note on Wednesday, as investors …

Markets

White House spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday crime in Chicago is "driven by morality more than anything else."<p>Sanders' remark came in response to a question about whether easy access to guns was responsible for the high murder rate in Chicago, which …

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Moderate Republicans warn of trouble for tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Friday that efforts to overhaul the federal tax code could be jeopardized by demands for including major spending cuts in a fiscal 2018 budget resolution.<p>In a June 30 letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, …

U.S. Congress

Egypt strikes two revolutions from history textbooks

Author: Amr Mostafa<p>CAIRO — Egypt’s Ministry of Education announced June 17 that the revolutions of Jan. 25, 2011, and June 30, 2013, will not be …

Egypt

Sales hopes for new Novartis, Merck heart drugs under microscope

LONDON (Reuters) - Novartis and Merck have both surprised experts in the past week by finding new ways to tackle heart disease, although the jury remains out as to whether this scientific success will translate into blockbuster sales.<p>Detailed data on both Novartis's canakinumab and Merck's …

Medicine

Virginia student heading to prison after registering dead voters for Democrats

A student from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, will spend at least 100 days in prison after admitting to registering deceased voters for Democrats during the 2016 presidential election.<p>Andrew J. Spieles, 21, pleaded guilty Monday in the U.S. District Court of the Western …

Conservative POV

Banksy’s identity might have been revealed after 20 years

AOL

Novartis heart drug success opens up new care option

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - A Novartis anti-inflammatory drug cut cardiovascular risk for heart attack survivors in a pivotal trial, potentially changing ideas about treatment.<p>Canakinumab, already approved as Ilaris for rare autoimmune conditions, was also found to reduce further heart attacks or …

Medicine

Woman self-scans 117 items of food and clothing using reduced item label

DARLINGTON, England — A woman who found herself low on cash used a bar code from a reduced sticker in a supermarket to self-scan more than 100 items of food and clothing, a court was told.<p>Dionne Straughan of Sunderland, England pleaded guilty at a magistrates’ court in to fraud by false …

Barcodes

Woman uses reduced store label to self-scan 117 items

A woman who found herself low on cash used a bar code from a reduced sticker in a supermarket to self-scan more than 100 items of food and clothing, …

Barcodes

Tiger Woods is ‘going to get himself right,’ agent says

Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help dealing with prescription medication for pain and a sleep disorder, and his agent is not sure how long he will stay.<p>Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management said Tuesday that he could not disclose the location of the in-patient treatment. He said …

Golf

Novartis eye drug works with fewer injections than rival

ZURICH (Reuters) - A Novartis drug to treat a leading cause of vision loss in people over 65 does not need to be injected as frequently as a rival medicine from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals to be effective, clinical trials showed on Tuesday.<p>Novartis said the trials showed its RTH258 drug would reduce …

Pharma