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Business mogul Donald J. Trump has been called the winner of Washington State's Republican primary on Tuesday evening. Trump, who now runs unopposed, landed 76 percent of the vote, while Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich - both of whom dropped out of the race weeks ago - netted...

Singer Mariah Carey has signed a three-movie deal with Hallmark channel. The 46-year-old pop star will develop, direct, executive produce, costar and write an original song for each of the movies, Entertainment Weekly reported. The first movie, called "Countdown to Valentine's Day," is set to premiere...

The sun's adolescence was stormy—and new evidence shows that these tempests may have been just the key to seeding life on earth, according to a team of scientists from NASA. Some 4 billion years ago, the sun shone with only about three-quarters the brightness we see today, but its surface roiled with...

anjelina-052416.jpg The London School of Economics and Political Science has announced the appointment of four new Visiting Professors, including actress Angelina Jolie Pitt, to its Center for Women, Peace and Security. Angelina Jolie Pitt is currently UNHCR's Special Envoy. Along with her, former UK Foreign Secretary...

Two top American immigration- related advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking information about the government's administration of the H-1B lottery. The lawsuit, filed last Friday by the American...

facebook-052416.jpg Social network giant Facebook (FB) has announced changes to the way it runs its trending stories list to avoid political bias despite its internal probe found no evidence that it was happening. There will be more training for staff and the feed will no longer rely on a list of news organisations to validate subjects. This means it will eliminate the "Media 1K" list, the list of RSS feeds used to

obama-dining-052416.jpg Visiting US President Barack Obama took eaters at a hotel in the heart of Hanoi by surprise Tuesday when he sat on a low blue-colored stool to have a lunch of cheap noodles. Obama sat with US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain at Hanoi's Bun cha Huong Lien restaurant, and the latter shared a photo of the $6 dinner with the President on Instagram. The post has gone viral, attracting more than 120,000

metro-052316.jpg The long-awaited first metro line linking Los Angeles to the sea, the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica, opened amid fanfare Friday, with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), and state and local officials officially dedicating it to the people. Now, for the first time in a generation, passengers can take a train from Downtown L.A. to the coa

The United States has completely lifted decades-old ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam. This was announced by President Barack Obama at a joint press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi Monday. It is a clear proof that both countries have completely normalized...

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka survived a real scare against free-swinging Czech Lukas Rosol in the opening round of French Open Tennis championship Monday. Wawrinka won the five-set battle with the score card reading 4-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Despite dropping the first set and frittering away...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that it is monitoring a total of 279 pregnant women in U.S. states and territories. To gain a more complete picture of the impact of Zika virus infection during pregnancy, CDC has begin reporting the total number of pregnant women with...

spaceshuttle-India-052316.jpg India has successfully launched its first-ever indigenous space shuttle RLV-TD, capable of launching satellites into orbit around earth and then re-enter the atmosphere. The unmanned model space shuttle significantly cuts the cost of space exploration. The 6.5 meter-long scale model was developed...

NATO chief has said that with the killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur, a major hurdle that stood in the way of talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, blocking the prospects for progress towards peace and reconciliation for Afghanistan, has been removed. Under Mullah...

US President Barack Obama has confirmed the death of Mullah Mansur, the leader of the Taliban in Afghanistan. He was killed in an airstrike by a U.S. drone Saturday while Mansur was riding in a vehicle in a remote area near the town of Ahmad Wal, Pakistan, along the border with Afghanistan. Obama...

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that On late Saturday 21st May, 2016, the United States shared information that a drone strike was carried out in Pakistan near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area, in which reportedly the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhter Mansoor was targeted. Pakistan said that...

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