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KevinMcCarthy-071015.jpg While reports suggest House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is close to securing the votes needed to become the next House Speaker, the results of a Public Policy Polling survey found that many voters do not have an opinion of the Congressman.

biden-carson-071015.jpg Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton lead the races for their respective party's presidential nominations in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, but the results of a Quinnipiac University poll show Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Ben Carson are the best general election candidates in the key swing states.

digital-information-100715.jpg European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has canceled the international agreement between European Union and United States to handover digital information, such as web search histories and social media updates. The ruling will be a blow to tech giants Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, etc.

NobelPrizeinChemistry-100715.jpg The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of scientists for their work using molecular level mapping to show how cells repair damaged DNA and to safeguard genetic information.

Volkswagen-100715.jpg Volkswagen Australia Wednesday confirmed that more than 91 thousand vehicles sold in Australia were fitted with emission cheating software. Volkswagen brand alone comes to 77,000 cars and 14,000 cars are Audis.

Large U.S. companies are holding trillions of dollars overseas in an effort to avoid U.S. taxes, with big-name firms like Apple (AAPL), Pfizer (PFE) and PepsiCo (PEP) named as notable examples. This is the claim made by a pair of non-profit groups, who released a study based on the firms' financial statements.

Explosion and attacks at different sites in Aden city in Yemen killed fifteen soldiers. The soldiers belonged to Arab coalition and its allies.

Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman has died at the age of 65. The time and cause of her death is not yet clear, though reports suggest that she passed away some time in the past few days. She is best known for her film "Jeanne Dielman."

High-ranking U.K. politician Theresa May has become the latest pol to stir up controversy about immigration, following the likes of Donald Trump in the U.S. and Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán.

NobelPrize-Physics-100615.jpg Neutrino scientists Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada share this year's Nobel prize for Physics. The award is for the discovery of neutrino oscillations that proves that they have mass.

AmericanAirlines-100615.jpg Pilot of an American Airline died as he was flying the Airbus A320 from Phoenix to Boston. The co-pilot managed the situation and made an emergency landing at Syracuse Hancock International airport on Monday. The Flight was carrying 147 passengers and five crew members.

UK intelligence agency GCHQ had the power to hack into phones without letting the owners know, US whistleblower Edward Snowden has said. In an interview to BBC, Snowden said Smartphone users can do very little to stop security services from getting total control over their devices. According to...

TPP-agreement-051015.jpg In an epoch-making deal, trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim Countries have signed an agreement for a regional trade accord.

Disneyparks-100515.jpg Walt Disney Co. is considering switching to demand-based pricing at its parks in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported. The proposed move by Disney, the first in 60 years, reportedly comes as it looks at ways to spread attendance at its parks throughout the year.

Merkel-India-100515.jpg German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is on a three day visit to India, said the defense co-operation between the countries would be based on a broad foundation. She said Germany will support "Make in India" campaign and co-operation of solar energy is important for rural areas.

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