Recruits trending older in U.S. military

Higher age at induction is a plus for military because older recruits tend to stay in longer

Man who made machine guns sentenced to 10 years

Police found about 175 firearms at the home of Jackie Richardson.

Railways launches new mobile app to track train schedules

Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its its position on a real time basis.

Midterm Calculus: Poll Shows Tight Senate Races in Four Southern States

Although Republicans benefit from more voter intensity, there are factors in each state that offer advantages for Democrats, too.

I have Rs 500 in my pocket, will fight elections with your help, Kejriwal says in Varanasi

“I have heard that Modi has spent Rs 5000 crore, and Rahul spent Rs 10000 crore in election campaign. This is black money," Kejriwal said before filing his nomination for Varanasi seat.

DGCA allows use of mobiles, laptops on flight mode

'Please put your mobile phones on the flight mode'. Now on, you may hear an airhostess announcing this before your flight takes off instead of asking you to switch it off!!

Woman sets 'dark-complexioned' husband on fire, held in MP

A woman allegedly murdered her husband by setting him on fire at their home in Madhavganj in the district "for being dark in complexion and unable to provide her luxurious lifestyle", police said on Wednesday.

St Xavier's college principal defends advisory on voting

The principal of St Xavier's College here defended his action of sending an advisory to his students which is critical of Narendra Modi's 'Gujarat Model' of development.

Feminist's apartment advert goes viral

Finding accommodation in Berlin is notoriously tricky. But one woman on the hunt might have a particularly hard time of it with an advert for an apartment which is so absurd it has gone viral.

Op-Docs: ‘Animals Are Persons Too’

A short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.

Arrest warrant against BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his 'Modi-Pak' remarks

“A team has been constituted under the leadership of an inspector to arrest Giriraj Singh. The team has gone to Bihar and would try to arrest him,” Jharkhand DGP Rajiv Kumar said. 

FIR against Ramdas Kadam for inflammatory speech

An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech during a political rally here two days back, police said.

Swedish heroes save German mauled by shark

Three Swedish men have been hailed as heroes after they dragged a shark attack victim from bloodied waters in Florida.

3 CRPF women personnel killed in road accident, 18 injured

Three women troopers of the CRPF were killed and 18 injured on Wednesday when their bus overturned after being hit by a speeding truck, an officer said.

Three CRPF women troopers die in accident

Three women troopers of the CRPF were killed and 18 injured on Wednesday when their bus overturned after being hit by a speeding truck, an officer said.

Russian spies step up activity in Germany

Russian spies are increasingly targeting potential informants in German politics and business by taking them out to dinner, according to counterintelligence services.

Is it right to vest all power in one person? Priyanka's jibe at Modi

"Their campaign is centered around one man and giving all power to him. If all power is vested in one person, then, is it right or wrong? The power should rest with the public," Priyanka said. 

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vadra's land deal

The Delhi high court will next week hear a PIL seeking a CBI probe into licences granted to several real estate developers in Haryana, including one allegedly associated with Robert Vadra.

Jobless benefits to get leaner and meaner

The German government is planning a shake-up of the country’s unemployment benefit system, Hartz IV, by introducing stricter rules on claimants in a move which supporters say will cut bureaucracy.

Kejriwal slams Modi, Rahul for their 'helicopter democracy'

Kejriwal highlighted the "massive" spending in ad campaigns for Modi and Rahul and asked people of Varanasi to decide what kind of democracy they want.

Arab-American group creates app for reporting hate crime

Mobile app marks 50 anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Obama arrives in Japan

President Obama starts a week-long trip to Africa.

Germany's oldest woman dies aged 112

Germany’s oldest woman died at the age of 112 on Tuesday. Gertrud Henze was born on December 8th 1901 and joked her long life was down to never getting married.

Exchange student 'murderer' stays silent

The alleged murderer of an exchange student in southern Germany stayed silent in the dock on Tuesday on the first day of his trial.

Jaitley responds to Priyanka's remarks, says stop personal attacks on Modi 

Jaitley said he was glad Priyanka has made a statement on Vadra and "I only hope her immediate family and her party heeds to her advice."

Assam final phase polls tomorrow, PM to cast vote in Guwahati

Six constituencies will go to poll on Thursday in the third and final phase of Lok Sabha election in Assam to decide the fate of 74 candidates.

Shivlal Yadav talks about his father

Of all the familial bonds, the father-son relationship is said to have its own charm. So, when Shivlal Yadav said that he is what he is today because of his father, the pride in his voice was not difficult to understand.

Shivlal Yadav talks on his father

Of all the familial bonds, the father-son relationship is said to have its own charm. So, when Shivlal Yadav said that he is what he is today because of his father, the pride in his voice was not difficult to understand.

SC forms panel to frame guidelines on government advertisements

Supreme Court today formed a 3-member panel to frame guidelines for government advertisements glorifying politicians in media.

SC forms panel to frame guidelines on government advertisements glorifying politicians

Supreme Court today formed a 3-member panel to frame guidelines for government advertisements glorifying politicians in media.

Foreign domestic workers in Qatar: Shocking cases of deception, forced labour, violence

There are at least 84,000 women migrant domestic workers in the Gulf state, mainly from South and South East Asia. Many are forced to work excessive hours.

World Briefing: Egypt: U.S. to Deliver Helicopters

The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.

Judge Demands Details on Detainee’s Time in Secret C.I.A. Prisons

The government was ordered to turn over notes on the detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of orchestrating the deadly bombing of the destroyer Cole in Yemen.

Ex-C.E.O. Wins Florida Primary for House Seat

Curt Clawson, the former chief executive of an aluminum wheel company, won the Republican primary in a special election for a congressman who resigned.

National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Concealed-Carry Bill Is Vetoed

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings.

National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Suit Over Medicaid Is Revived

The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer’s expansion of Medicaid insurance for the poor.

National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Coach Accepts Plea Agreement in Inquiry Related to Rape Case

A football coach whose house was the scene of an under-age drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday.

National Briefing | South: Florida: Former Lieutenant Governor Underreported Income as a Consultant

Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll failed to report thousands of dollars she earned from a veterans’ charity that was accused of running an illegal gambling operation, documents show.

Oklahoma Limits Abortion Drug Use

Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma, despite objections from opponents who say it will force more women to have surgical abortions.


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