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potus-france-112415.jpg On the heels of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris earlier this month, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday the U.S. stands in "total solidarity" with France. Obama said the world cannot succumb to the scourge of terrorism and pledge to step up efforts to combat the militant group known as ISIS.

TedCruz-112415.jpg Texas Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., has seen a sharp jump in support in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll. The survey found that 23 percent of likely Iowa Republican caucus participants support Cruz.

The US Government has issued a world wide travel alert due to increased terrorist threats in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali. Current information suggests that Islamic State, al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple...

On Wednesday, Pakistani authorities are set to execute Abdul Basit, a man with paraplegia who developed tubercular (TB) meningitis while on death row. His execution has been postponed several times, since the prison has no rules on how to hang someone who cannot stand on the scaffold. Pakistan will...

One of Canada's most draconian nude entertainment laws has been amended, defining the exposure of female breasts as no longer nude. The Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission Monday issued a bulletin in response to concerns from the western province's burlesque community over a rule barring topless...

In a change of tradition, Kohl's will be selling TV's, fitness trackers, and cameras for this year's Black Friday. The 64-page Black Friday 2015 ad for Kohl's offers great deals and the ability to earn $15 Kohl's Cash for every $50 you spend. The doors open at 6:00pm on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26 A...

Ford--Fusions-MercuryMilan-112415.jpg Due to fuel tank issues, Ford has recalled 451,865 vehicles of 2010 and 2011 in North America. The models include Ford Fusions and Mercury Milan. The company said the recalled models have a defective canister purge valve that results in a change in tank pressure. The variant pressure may result in...

laughing-Women-112415.jpg Women are more likely to get more attracted to men who make them laugh, a research found. Jeffrey Hall, an associate professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas, found in his study that humor is a key factor in human sexual selection. The research found that when two strangers meet, the more times a man tries to be funny and a woman laughs, the more likely she is to be interes

mosquito-112415.jpg Anopheles mosquito is a notorious vector, spreading malaria. For the last several decades, there have been efforts to eradicate the global menace.

Gas-Price-112415.jpg The deals touted by retailers this holiday selling season may be too attractive to resist, making some consumers wary of burning a deep hole in their pockets. A recent release from the American Automobile Association may come as soothing balm for the cash-strapped.

Verizon-Sprint-Black-Friday-112415.jpg Come the year-end, the holiday shopping fever catches all and sundry. Telecom giants Verizon and Sprint are upping the ante, as they lay their claim to consumers' disposable income with their never-before offerings. Flooded with offers, 'consumers are kings' at least until the holiday frenzy lasts.

Mitienda-Recall-112315.jpg Grocery store Mi Tienda has issued a precautionary recall for masa and tostadas produced in-store and packed on November 16 and November 17 only at the Mi Tienda #1 store located at 1630 Spencer Highway, South Houston, Texas.

reid-senate-112315.jpg Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., released a statement Monday criticizing drug giant Pfizer Inc.'s (PFE) acquisition of Irish rival Allergan plc (AGN) as a classic case of a corporate inversion.

Health-042312_23Nov15.jpg A slim majority of Americans say it is the responsibility of the federal government to ensure all Americans have health insurance coverage, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll found that 51 percent of Americans think it is the government's responsibility, while 47 percent said it is not.

grateful-112315.jpg The virtue of gratitude is good for the health of a human being's heart, research shows. This new information was the result of a study conducted by Paul Mills, a professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine on 186 men and women. Aged an average of 66, they all had a history of heart disorder. That was part of his decades-old researc

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