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Gun lobby chief slams 'politicization' of Florida school shooting

America's powerful gun lobby accused its critics of exploiting a deadly Florida school shooting for political gain, as President Donald Trump responded to demands for tougher regulation.

published on : 23rd February 2018

American Centre attack mastermind alleges threat to life in prison

Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami member Aftab Ansari has written to the prison authorities seeking transfer to a different block alleging that a ‘mentally-challenged’ inmate has issued life threats to him.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Discordant sexual orientation can drive youth to suicide

Researchers examined the association between sexual orientation discordance and suicidal ideation or attempts among high school students. 

published on : 21st February 2018

Hormone therapy may help reduce curvature of spine in women

Hyperkyphosis, sometimes called dowager's hump, is an exaggerated curvature of the spine that creates a forward-stooped posture.

published on : 21st February 2018

South Korea, Central American nations sign free trade agreement

The agreement is expected to ease South Korea's electronics and automobile exports to the Central American nations, the report said.  

published on : 21st February 2018

Walmart holiday-quarter profit drops, online struggles spook investors

Walmart Inc, the world's biggest retailer, on Tuesday posted a sharp drop in profit and online sales growth during the critical holiday period and forecast annual profit.

published on : 21st February 2018

Indian-American seeks re-election to city council in Texas

Himesh Gandhi is a three-term incumbent of the At-Large Position 1 post on the Sugar Land, Texas, City Council and is seeking a fourth and final term in the May 5 election.

published on : 18th February 2018

After adult film star, former Playboy model Karen McDougal alleges affair cover-up by Donald Trump

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal claims that she and Trump had a sexual relationship in 2006, which began months after first lady Melania Trump gave birth to the president's youngest son.

published on : 17th February 2018

Gold-medal snowboarder Shaun White dismisses sex claims as 'gossip'

White, who reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement last year with Lena Zawaideh, former drummer in his band Bad Things, was asked whether the claims had tarnished his legacy.

published on : 14th February 2018

China carrying out well-orchestrated strategy to replace US as global power: American lawmakers

China is carrying out a well-orchestrated strategy to replace United States as a global power, top American lawmakers and spymaster said on Wednesday.

published on : 14th February 2018

Effects of children’s cancer diagnosis on parents’ income

Income from work dropped to the lowest level around the time of cancer diagnosis, with swift recovery for fathers but not for mothers.

published on : 13th February 2018

India urges UN for political solutions over peacekeeping response

India has urged the UN to scale up strategies for political resolution of conflicts in the face of mounting fatalities among its personnel.

published on : 13th February 2018

100 years ago today, jazz broke loose in Europe thanks to a Black American regiment fighting WW I

A hundred years ago on Monday, the 369th Infantry's "Harlem Hellfighters Band" gave what is said to have been the first jazz concert on European soil.

published on : 12th February 2018

Black history: Boxing great Muhammad Ali at the centre of any talk of activism by black athletes 

Black athletes have a storied history of being sidelined for speaking out, dating as far back to Jack Johnson in the early 1900s.

published on : 12th February 2018

'Get Out,' 'Call Me by Your Name' win big at Writers Guild Awards

Writer-director Jordan Peele picked up the trophy for best original screenplay for "Get Out," a dark satire of the African-American experience and liberal white guilt.

published on : 12th February 2018
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