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The world's shortest man, has died of an undisclosed illness in American Samoa, reports said on Friday. Nepal's Chandra Bahadur Dangi, aged 75, was died on Thursday at the Lyndon B. Johnson Tropical Medical Center in Pago Pago, U.S. He was 21.5 inches tall and verified by Guinness Book of Records...

Annual pillow fight at the U.S. military academy turned bloody this year, leaving injury to 30 cadets, as some of them filled pillow cases with hard objects. The fight had left one cadet with a broken leg and dislocated shoulders in others. Twenty-four cadets reportedly suffered concussions. Lt....

President Barack Obama hosted King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia at the White House in Washington on Friday. The Saudi King was satisfied with Barack Obama's assurances about the recent Iran nuclear deal. Obama made assurances the agreement would contribute to security and stability in...

The United Nations envoy facilitating efforts to restore peace in Libya, Bernardino Leon said on Friday that real progress was being made as the participants wrapped-up the latest round of the political dialogue process, which has been taking place in Geneva. Speaking to journalists after the latest...

The European Union on Friday said the swift appointment of new President Alejandro Maldonado is an important step to ensure that constitutional order is upheld in Guatemala at this crucial moment. The development follows President Otto Perez Molina's decision yesterday to resign in "order to confront...

The European Commission on Friday said it has approved the acquisition of joint control over Deutsche Glasfaser (DG) of Germany, by KKR of the United States and Reggeborgh of the Netherlands, under the EU Merger Regulation. Reggeborgh makes long-term investments in several sectors, including telecommunications....

cardinheadshot-090415.jpg While President Barack Obama already has the votes to sustain a veto of a resolution to kill the Iran nuclear deal, a key Democrat still announced his opposition to the agreement on Friday.

Hillaryclinton-090415.jpg Facing falling poll numbers, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has apologized for the confusion caused by her decision to use a private email server while Secretary of State.

Donaldtrump1-090415.jpg Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is once again attacking a member of the media after facing what he described as "gotcha" questions on foreign policy. Trump blasted conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt as a "third-rate radio announcer."

img2-090415.jpg Amid mounting pressure from supporters, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday his decision on whether to run for president would primarily hinge on whether his family has the energy for a campaign.

img-09042015.jpg Offering Democrats a potential pickup opportunity, seven-term Minnesota Congressman John Kline, R-Minn., announced Thursday he has decided not to seek re-election in 2016. Kline currently serves as Chairman of the powerful House Education and the Workforce Committee.

farmdust-090415.jpg Scientists believe that getting exposed to farm dust in early years of growth can help prevent asthma attack. Research in animal models is largely supporting their belief.

The International Atomic Energy Agency has issued an updated version of its key guidance document for countries considering to introduce nuclear power. Clearer guidelines for the division of tasks between operators, the regulator and the Government, a more detailed list of activities for the introduction...

The Secretary of the US Army, John M. McHugh has directed an immediate safety review at all nine Department of Defense labs and facilities involved in the production, shipment, and handling of live and inactivated select agents and toxins. The Pentagon said that the review follows the discovery of...

The U.S. Justice Department announced a new policy for its use of cell-site simulators that will enhance transparency and accountability, improve training and supervision, establish a higher and more consistent legal standard and increase privacy protections in relation to law enforcement's use of this...

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