More than 250 people died taking selfies since 2011

The researchers counted selfie deaths reported in news stories from October 2011 to November 2017. The paper also revealed that the mean age of a " selfie victim" was 23 years and that over 72 percent of all those who died were men. Researchers ... More..

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Dutch authorities accuse Russian Federation of targeting chemical weapons watchdog
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Dutch authorities accuse Russian Federation of targeting chemical weapons watchdog

They arrived in the country on April 10 on diplomatic passports with nearly identical serial numbers. The Russians set up in the Marriott Hotel next door to the OPCW and took photos, while parking the auto...More..

U.S. Warns Russia It Could `Take Out' Missiles
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

U.S. Warns Russia It Could `Take Out' Missiles

She added: " They are on notice ". The Soviet Union achieved strategic parity with the U.S. in the mid to late 1970s and started developing missiles that were more mobile, accurate, easily deployable and conc...More..

FBI report on Kavanaugh nears completion
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

FBI report on Kavanaugh nears completion

White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday echoed the president's newly aggressive approach. Last week, she testified that Kavanaugh pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes and covered her ...More..

Wife of ex-Malaysian leader charged with money laundering
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Wife of ex-Malaysian leader charged with money laundering

The RM500,000 was partial payment for the sum set by the court to secure her release after she claimed trial to the charges involving almost RM7.1 million in illegal proceeds. Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysia's ...More..

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, and also revealed that she has been a victim of sexual assault. There is a very credible allegation that HE...More..

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations

I don't know. Where's the house? "A man's life is in tatters", he said. Separately, Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME told reporters, "The president's comments were just plain wrong", and Republica...More..

May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance

The British prime minister poked fun at her Maybot image as she got her groove on to Abba's Dancing Queen - mocking her dance moves from a recent trip to Africa - before appealing to the party to get be...More..

Gender-reveal party gone wrong sparks accidental wildfire in Arizona
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Gender-reveal party gone wrong sparks accidental wildfire in Arizona

Officials say the flames broke out when Dickey shot a target containing the explosive substance Tannerite, which has been linked to wildfires in other Western states. When the large reptile snapped its jaws, ...More..

Putin calls ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal a ‘scumbag,’ traitor
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Putin calls ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal a ‘scumbag,’ traitor

The Russian leader believes that the scandal around the Skripal files is exaggerated. Moscow and Delhi will sign a deal worth more than $5 billion on the delivery of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles...More..

UK's May tells party to drop dream of a 'perfect' Brexit
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

UK's May tells party to drop dream of a 'perfect' Brexit

The Prime Minister said the spending review next year would set out more investment for public services if MPs back the agreement she secures from Brussels. Our Chequers plan does that. "That plan is Boris"...More..

Does anyone think the left will be satisfied with this FBI investigation?
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Does anyone think the left will be satisfied with this FBI investigation?

The White House has instructed the FBI to interview anyone it considers necessary in its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh - so long as the review is done by the end of the wee...More..

Volcano erupts on island devastated by natural disaster, tsunami
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Volcano erupts on island devastated by natural disaster, tsunami

Now India is sending naval ships, Britain has dispatched a team of aid workers, and other countries are helping in the search for survivors and supplying food, water, and other relief. Almost 62,000 people have...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Flake calls Trump's attack against Christine Blasey Ford 'appalling'

Earlier on Tuesday Mr Trump told reporters it was a "very scary time for young men in America when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of". Dr. Ford was able to help because of her b...More..

United Nations court to rule on Iran bid to halt USA nuclear sanctions
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

United Nations court to rule on Iran bid to halt USA nuclear sanctions

The Trump administration argued USA sanctions specifically exempt food and medical supplies, Iran abused the court for political purposes by filing its complaint, the 1955 treaty referenced by the ICJ speci...More..

How Melania Trump Finally Adjusted to Being First Lady
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

How Melania Trump Finally Adjusted to Being First Lady

Former President Barack Obama , the only black US president, toured the castle with his family in 2009 and said it was a reminder of "the capacity of human beings to commit great evil". Trump spoke about her u...More..

I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without USA support: Donald Trump
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without USA support: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's king "might not be there for two weeks" without US military support, further increasing his pressure on one of America's closest Mideast allies over rising oil pric...More..

Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering

Rosmah returned to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya where she was questioned for 13-hours just last week. A source said if the offences were committed before September...More..

New York Tax Department Reviewing Allegations of Trump Family Transactions
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

New York Tax Department Reviewing Allegations of Trump Family Transactions

They obtained a trove of documents, including Fred Trump's tax returns . The report claims Mr Trump was getting the equivalent of $1m a year from his father shortly after he graduated from college. The Ti...More..

Johnson urges May to chuck Chequers 'cheat' in veiled leadership pitch
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Johnson urges May to chuck Chequers 'cheat' in veiled leadership pitch

But she told the BBC: "There are one or two things that Boris said that I'm cross about". The feud between Theresa May and Boris Johnson escalated on Tuesday as she warned that her leadership rival's Br...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump Mock's Kavanaugh Accuser's Vague Allegations: 'I Don't Know!'

I don't know. I don't know. "I don't know. I don't know", he said. I don't know. What neighborhood was it in? 'I don't know.' Where's the house? "I don't even know him. "It's a damn sad situation", Trump sa...More..

Greece says opportunity to resolve Macedonia name issue must not be wasted
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Greece says opportunity to resolve Macedonia name issue must not be wasted

Therefore, the referendum failed, even as the "yes" camp won more than 91 percent of the vote. Zaev said the result was a clear indication of the will of Macedonia's people. That would help him with the nex...More..

Quake-hit Indonesia seeks foreign aid
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Quake-hit Indonesia seeks foreign aid

A massive tidal wave, prompted by a 7.5 magnitude quake, killed hundreds of people in the Indonesian city of Palu after slamming into the narrow bay on Sulawesi island. Power has yet to be restored and aftersho...More..

China 'orders X-Men actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

China 'orders X-Men actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine'

The 37-year-old actor, whose June disappearance touched off wild speculation about her whereabouts , has appeared in the "X-Men" and " Iron Man " film franchises, attracting more than 62 million online followe...More..

Republicans' prosecutor says Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has weak case
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Republicans' prosecutor says Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has weak case

Kavanaugh has also denied her accusations , as well as those of two other women, while accusing Democrats of a political "hit". President Trump joked on Monday that he'd be a "mess" if he indulged in alcohol...More..

Kavanaugh Saga Shows 'Very Scary' Dynamic for Men, Trump says
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Kavanaugh Saga Shows 'Very Scary' Dynamic for Men, Trump says

Earlier, Trump had defended his pick but admitted that the appeals court judge has had a "bit of difficulty" with alcohol. "That is a very, very hard standard", Trump said outside the White House before leavi...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

After days of restraint, Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser

At an evening rally in Mississippi, Trump ridiculed Ford's emotional Senate testimony against his Supreme Court pick Judge Brett Kavanaugh , who Ford says sexually assaulted her when they were in high school...More..

Did Trump say ‘thanking’ or ‘thinking’ to this reporter?
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Did Trump say ‘thanking’ or ‘thinking’ to this reporter?

Trump's press conference was frequently combative, with the president telling reporters that he considered them to be a wing of the Democratic party. Instead of chiding the reporter, Trump purportedly said, "I ...More..

Trump helped parents shield millions from taxes
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump helped parents shield millions from taxes

The Times reported that the president and his family engaged in "instances of outright fraud" to enhance their wealth. Donald Trump said his father gave him a $US1 million loan, but Fred Trump actually ...More..

If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed

Nine of 10 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee wrote on Monday to FBI Director Christopher Wray and White House Counsel Don McGahn, listing 24 people they said should be interviewed by the FBI and urging t...More..