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The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group's presence in the Arabian Gulf has been extended for 30 days. While it is critical to the campaign to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it also provides a broader maritime security in what also is known as the Persian Gulf, the chief...

Greenpeace-TTIP-050216.jpg Greenpeace Netherlands has released leaked documents which it claims to show that an ambitious free Transatlantic trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses major risks for climate, environment and consumer safety. 248 pages of classified documents that the environmental watchdog published Monday "make clear the scale and scope of the trade citizens of the United States an

Mad Men star John Slattery will play the role of the military leader-turned-US president Dwight D Eisenhower in a new Winston Churchill biopic. Brian Cox has been cast as the titular British wartime Prime Minister Churchill, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The movie focuses on Churchill's leadership...

Carnival-Cuba-050216.jpg In yet another historic milestone in the improving bilateral relations between the United States and Cuba, a cruise ship set sail from Miami to Havana, marking the first time in over 50 years that Cuban-born individuals are able to sail to their motherland. Carnival Corporation had announced its new Fathom brand was accepting bookings to Cuba from all travelers, including Cuba-born passengers, fo

tablets-050216.jpg Tablet computers sales are nosediving in early 2016, a survey from industry expert IDC survey revealed.

MaliaObama-050216.jpg US President Barack Obama's eldest daughter, Malia, will pursue her college studies at Harvard University. "The President and Mrs. Obama announced today that their daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 as a member of the Class of 2021," a statement from the East Wing said...

ringlingbros-050216.jpg Ending nearly a century and a half of tradition, elephants have performed for the last time at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, one of the top circuses in the United States. Eleven world-famous performing Asian female elephants retired to their permanent home at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum &...

trump-050216.jpg Efforts to derail Donald Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination could take a massive hit in the upcoming GOP primary in Indiana, according to the results of a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. The poll found that 49 percent of likely Indiana Republican primary voters support Trump.

govpence-042916.jpg Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced his support for Senator Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Friday, just days before the potentially pivotal Republican presidential primary in the Hoosier State. Pence praised Cruz for his dedication to advocating for the agenda of former President Ronald Reagan.

trump-042916.jpg Violence outside of a Donald Trump rally in Costa Mesa, California, on Thursday has led to the arrest of approximately 20 people. Hundreds of anti-Trump protesters blocked traffic on the streets outside an Orange Country amphitheater as the real estate tycoon held a rally for more than 30,000 supporters inside.

Microsoft says its recently released Edge will be the only browser that will launch when Windows 10 users search from the Cortana box. In a blogpost, Microsoft said it was making people use Bing to deliver personalized search experiences in Windows 10 through Cortana digital assistant in its products. The...

Researchers claim that they have found that drawing pictures of what you need to remember may help you better recall the information than just writing the words down. Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that drawing pictures of information that needs to be remembered is a strong and...

sealevel-042916.jpg European researchers have found that a jump in global temperature of 2°C compared to 1.5°C would result in substantially different climate change impacts by 2100, the two temperature limits included in the Paris climate agreement. The additional 0.5°C would mean a 10-cm-higher global sea-level rise,...

The MTV annual Video Music Awards are returning to New York — where the very first show was staged. The VMAs will be held on August 28, and, for the first time ever, at Madison Square Garden. "We are very excited the VMAs will return to their original home, the greatest city on earth," Mayor Bill...

Four multi-state outbreaks of human Salmonella linked to small turtles have been reported in the United States. WHO said Thursday that on 20 April, the National IHR Focal Point of the United States notified PAHO/WHO of an ongoing investigation of four multistate outbreaks of human Salmonella infections...

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