Children 'forced to watch rape' in South Sudan

Retired colonel William Endley, 55, had been providing advice to former-vice-president-turned-rebel-leader Riek Machar, whose forces have been fighting a civil war since 2013. Children are thought to make up a quarter of the victims of sexual violenc... More..

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Gun lobby cries betrayal as Trump flirts with control
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Gun lobby cries betrayal as Trump flirts with control

LaPierre vocally opposes universal background checks, a ban on assault weapons, and any restrictions on semi-automatic weapons. The organization has also said it supports regulations on bump stocks, but has c...More..

E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage

The levels of metals in the dispensers - where the e-liquid is kept before it is heated - were nominal and of little concern. "It's important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies and vapers themselves to kn...More..

Scotland's famous win puts ball in Ireland's court
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Scotland's famous win puts ball in Ireland's court

Nonetheless, both sides went in at the same time, and a flashpoint erupted, with Owen Farrell and John Barclay reportedly involved. Scotland have not beaten the auld enemy for a decade and suffered a 61-21 ...More..

CT joins 4-state gun coalition
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

CT joins 4-state gun coalition

He said that information could be shared with the other states, along with state data about arrest warrants and protective orders that typically aren't included in the National Instant Criminal Background Chec...More..

Delta, United join list of companies to pull back from NRA
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Delta, United join list of companies to pull back from NRA

The company also requested the NRA remove its information from their website . First National Bank of Omaha also said on Thursday it would not renew a contract with the organization to issue an NRA-br...More..

UNICEF Official Resigns After Accusations of Inappropriate Behavior
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

UNICEF Official Resigns After Accusations of Inappropriate Behavior

In his resignation statement , Mr. Forsyth said he had worked for 30 years to fight injustice and poverty in places like South Africa, Rwanda and Syria. Justin Forsyth has resigned as deputy chief executive at...More..

Jonathan Martin Detained By Police After Disturbing Instagram Post
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Jonathan Martin Detained By Police After Disturbing Instagram Post

Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin has been detained by police in Los Angeles due to the cryptic photo that was posted on his instagram account . "The school's private security tea...More..

Chiefs Finalizing Deal To Send Marcus Peters To Rams
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Chiefs Finalizing Deal To Send Marcus Peters To Rams

Peters was named the 2015 AFC Rookie of the Year after recording eight interceptions to lead the NFL. That is especially true in the wake of the Chiefs trading CB Marcus Peters to Los Angeles combined ...More..

Tampa Bay Awarded Compensatory Pick
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tampa Bay Awarded Compensatory Pick

The Browns received four compensatory picks in last year's draft and traded all of them. The Cleveland Browns already own 12 draft picks this year. Green Bay lost the following free agents in 2017: Jared Co...More..

Batshuayi reveals he was racially abused by Atalanta fans
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Batshuayi reveals he was racially abused by Atalanta fans

The Belgium International will make return to Chelsea at the end of the season, when his loan deal at BVB will expire. In the post, he mentioned that "monkey noises" were being hurled by the supporters of the...More..

If North Korea Sanctions Don't Work, We Go to 'Phase 2'
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

If North Korea Sanctions Don't Work, We Go to 'Phase 2'

Trump's daughter and senior advisory, Ivanka Trump, is now leading a USA contingent to the closing ceremonies of the Olympics in South Korea on Sunday. She met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to reaffir...More..

359 civilians killed in 2 weeks of Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

359 civilians killed in 2 weeks of Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta

The monitor said President Bashar al-Assad's regime had launched more than 340 shells and missiles in two hours in the besieged region on Thursday, and that dozens were still missing, trapped under rubble...More..

Delhi CS Assault: IPS, IRS Officers Too Demand Action
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Delhi CS Assault: IPS, IRS Officers Too Demand Action

AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan (left) and Prakash Jarwal were booked for allegedly assaulting Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash . After a two-hour meeting in the evening, IAS, DANICS, DASS and other associati...More..

Heavy drinkers are at higher risk of dementia, study shows
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Heavy drinkers are at higher risk of dementia, study shows

Narrowing in on the over one million patients newly diagnosed with dementia during that time, the researchers found that heavy alcohol use was a substantial risk factor for every common type of dementia, partic...More..

Nasal spray flu vaccine may be back next season
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Nasal spray flu vaccine may be back next season

Several South Jersey parents were upset two years ago when the nasal spray was no longer offered by most pediatricians, saying it was easier on their children to get the nasal spray than a shot. The ACIP's de...More..

Is this the final word on low-fat versus low-carb?
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Is this the final word on low-fat versus low-carb?

We asked: "Why is there this ongoing debate about the merits of low-carb and low-fat diets for weight loss? ". " Carbohydrates have been deemed "fattening" and "unhealthy" when in actual fact, the science b...More..

Kratom Linked to Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Kratom Linked to Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

Cases have also been reported in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and OR to name a few. 11 people nationwide have been hospitalized. Kratom is a drug derived from a plant native to Southeast Asia . In October ...More..

Democrat Takes Kentucky House Seat in District Trump Won by 49 Points
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Democrat Takes Kentucky House Seat in District Trump Won by 49 Points

Bush's chaplain at the World Trade Center after 9/11, and later faced accusations that he sexually molested an underage girl . Johnson is the widow of Republican state Rep. She went on to serve in the legi...More..

CBI raids Rotomac Pens owner's residence
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

CBI raids Rotomac Pens owner's residence

The CBI had on Sunday registered an FIR against directors Vikram Kothari, Sadhana Kothari and Rahul Kothari, and unknown bank officials for allegedly defaulting on a loan of Rs 2,919 crore, according to a com...More..

Home Ministry Seeks Report From LG On Assault On Delhi Chief Secretary
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Home Ministry Seeks Report From LG On Assault On Delhi Chief Secretary

However, according to an IANS report, Delhi government spokesperson Nagendar Sharma denied the allegation saying the Chief Secretary was making false accusation at the behest of BJP. AAP said it is ready for ...More..

Olympics: South Korea's 'Iron Man' wins first Asian sliding gold
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Olympics: South Korea's 'Iron Man' wins first Asian sliding gold

Yun held the lead after each of four runs on his home track, finishing a comfortable 1.63 seconds ahead of second-placed Nikita Tregubov (OAR) with Dom Parsons (GBR) claiming the bronze medal. Thousands of his ...More..

Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines

According to the World Health Organization, this may be down to "declines in overall routine immunization coverage, consistently low coverage among some marginalized groups, interruptions in vaccine supply or u...More..

24 flu-related hospitalizations reported in LeFlore County
by | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

24 flu-related hospitalizations reported in LeFlore County

Two of Pennsylvania's flu deaths have involved people 18 or younger. Another person has died from the flu, which means 13 total have died from the virus this season. Doctors tell us there are four strains of ...More..

Google AI can spot heart disease by staring into patients' eyes
by | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Google AI can spot heart disease by staring into patients' eyes

Google Research's deep learning work could represent a new method of scientific discovery. In biology the rear interior wall of the eye is full of blood vessels that reflect the body's overall health. Googl...More..