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GuantanamoBay-UN-121417.jpg The United Nation's top expert on torture has pointed towards the continuing practice of torturing detainees at the US detention center in Guantanamo Bay, and sought access to one of the most notorious American prisons to interview its inmates. The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils...

OprahWinfrey-CecilBDeMille-121417.jpg The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has decided to honor acclaimed actress, producer, television star and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey with the prestigious Cecil B DeMille award for her work in The Color Purple. Oprah Winfreywas nominated for Oscar for her role in the 1986 Steven Spielberg...

DanJohnson-121417.jpg A Kentucky lawmaker has apparently took his own life just two days after facing allegation that he sexually assaulted a minor. Danny Ray Johnson, a Republican state representative of Kentucky, died of self-inflicted gunshot wound on Wednesday evening. Reports quoting Bullitt County Coroner David...

ethereum-121317.jpg Ethereum, the world's second most popular cryptocurrency, scaled new heights Wednesday. It surged by more than 20 percent in a day, and at 10.18 ET Wednesday morning it was trading at $729.77. The highest number of transactions - 872340 - were recorded on Tuesday, which might have encouraged traders...

DougJones-121317.jpg Democratic Party's Doug Jones has pulled off a stunning political upset by narrowly defeating Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Special election. With all votes counted, the Alabama Secretary of State said Jones received 49.92 per cent of the vote, and Moore got 48.38 per cent. County-wise...

cryptocurriencies-SEC-121317.jpg A week after bitcoin futures trading made its debut on a major U.S. exchange, US Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a warning against the risks involved in cryptocurrencies and "initial coin offerings" (ICOs). SEC Chairman Jay Clayton told Main Street Investors that there is substantially...

Democratic Party's Doug Jones has narrowly won Alabama Senate Special election with a stunning political upset over Republican Roy Moore. With all votes counted, the Alabama Secretary of State reported Jones received 49.92 per cent of the vote, and Moore got 48.38 per cent of the vote. However,...

Retirementplan-120717.jpg As most of us are painfully aware, the days of the pension are mostly gone. The percentage of employers still offering a traditional defined benefit pension plan to newly hired employees fell from about 50% to 5% between 1998 and 2015, according to advisory firm Willis Towers Watson. Many companies...

Trump-NASA-121217.jpg President Donald Trump has signed a new space policy directive instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to send Americans to the moon after a gap of four and a half decades, followed by missions to Mars and beyond. Representatives of Congress and the National Space Council...

litecoin-121217.jpg Litecoin, the fourth largest cryptocurrency by value, that has been considered as a fork of digital sibling Bitcoin, has reached an all-time high price Tuesday, up by more than 6900 percent of its value at the beginning of this year. At one stage, Litecoin was trading at $299.93, an increase of approximately...

Trump-sexualmisconduct-121217.jpg Female Democratic lawmakers of the US Congress have demanded a congressional inquiry into sexual misconduct allegations leveled against President Donald Trump. 59 members of the Democratic Women's Working Group (DWWG), led by Reps. Lois Frankel, Brenda Lawrence and Jackie Speier, have signed a letter...

President-Trump2-121117.jpg Responding to renewed allegations of sexual misconduct by President Donald Trump, the White House declared that the American people have voiced their opinion of the accusations by electing the real estate tycoon as their president. The statement by the White House came after three women who have accused...

Trump-Nikkihaley-121117.jpg US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said sexual misconduct allegations that a number of women have raised, including against President Donald Trump, should be heard and dealt with. Haley came out in support of victims of sexual harassment in CBS News Talk show, "Face the Nation," Sunday. When...

cboe-websitecrash-121117.jpg The first ever Bitcoin futures trading in the world made its bullish debut on a major U.S. exchange Sunday evoking immense response from traders. The Chicago Board Options Exchange's (CBOE) website was jammed in the initial hours due to heavy traffic on its website with potential traders looking for...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the end of the war against ISIS, as the nation recaptured control of the nation's border with Syria, media reports showed Saturday.

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