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BenCarson-112715.jpg Facing increasing scrutiny over his depth of foreign policy knowledge, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is reportedly traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees on Friday.

Whitehouse-obama2-112715.jpg Amid the ongoing debate about the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees, President Barack Obama argued providing refuge to some of the world's most vulnerable people is an American tradition.

Courtney Stodden has made people aware of the mistreatment of sheep during shearing season by dressing as Little Bo Peep. The 21-year-old American reality show contestant visited the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles dressed up as Little Bo Peep in support of PETA's Save The Sheep campaign...

Donald-Trump-112715.jpg Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is once again under fire after allegedly mocking a reporter with a physical disability, although the real estate tycoon has denied the accusations.

A new trailer for upcoming American epic space opera 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has been released. The Force Awakens is set approximately 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and features new leads Finn, Rey, and Poe Dameron alongside characters returning from previous Star Wars films. The...

Pinkball-112715.jpg The world's first experience of day-night Test cricket unfurled at the Adelaide Oval Friday, when the third Test between Australia and New Zealand started at 2 pm local time, with players using a pink ball, replacing the traditional white. Except for pink ball, which has been designed to be visible in natural light and under floodlights, all other playing conditions remained unchanged. The firs

A Skye Terrier named Good Time Charlie has won the National Dog Show. Although a veteran in the show ring, Charlie came to the show as an underdog, but at the end his big ears, long whiskers, and a sweet, goofy smile proved more attractive than the seven finalists at the Greater Philadelphia Expo...

AIDS-death-112715.jpg The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, according to new data released by UNICEF Friday. AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Among HIV-affected populations, adolescents are the only group for which the mortality figures are not decreasing. In sub-Saharan Africa, t

online-buyers-112615.jpg An unprecedented response is expected from online buyers for Thanksgiving and Black Friday this year, according to BestBlackFriday.com. Thanksgiving day spending at brick and mortar stores is expected to be about $3.79 billion, up about 19 percent from 2014, says its research guide for Black Friday 2015. That upswing is due mostly to the increased number of stores opening on Thanksgiving this yea

LIFI-112615.jpg The first trial of Li-Fi in Tallinn, Estonia showed that the new technology is hundred times faster than Wi-Fi connections. Once the pilot tests are over, potentially Li-Fi will be in high demand and be the future technology for transmitting wireless data.

Patti LaBelle's sweet potato pie was sold out at Walmart after it became extremely popular through a YouTube video. After falling for James Wright's viral review on YouTube, people rushed to get one, only to see the chain's board: "out of stock." When the pie that Walmart was selling at $3.48 became...

Globally, 1 in 3 women experience physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by someone other than a partner in their lifetime. This data was released by World Health Organization Wednesday as it launched a toolkit to help countries respond to sexual violence marking...

Uber-China-112615.jpg Uber, the ride sharing app, with deep roots in the U.S. and other parts of the world, is trying to expand aggressively in China. In a matter of few months, China might surpass U.S. as the largest market. Uber is planning to invest 986 million for China expansion.

Volkswagen-SouthKorea-112615.jpg Environment ministry of South Korea Thursday ordered Volkswagen Korea to recall 125,522 diesel vehicles on determining actual emissions of nitrogen oxides. The ministry has asked the German automobile maker to pay a fine of 14.1 billion Won or $12.31 million. The company has to submit a recall plan by January 6, 2016.

Anti-aircraft-Missile-112615.jpg Russia has set up long-range anti-aircraft missile system, as a self defence measure, in view of the Turkey attack on its fighter jet. The Defence minister Sergei Shoigu said it has deployed new generation anti-aircraft weapon S-400 that can strike targets in 250 miles. The missiles are setup at Latakia airbase and the target area includes Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, parts of Iraq and Cyprus.

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