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Action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in Taran Killam's directorial debut Why We're Killing Gunther. Killam, who also wrote the script of the action comedy, also will star in the film with his wife, actress Cobie Smulders. Others starring in the movie include Bobby Moynihan, Paul Brittain, Kumail...

Cheating to get ahead is likely to reduce one's level of happiness, according to a new study by University of California, Riverside sociology professor Jan E. Stets. In the study, Stets examined happiness in a morally challenging situation. Students were recruited from undergraduate classes at a...

Former Black Panther activist and philanthropist Afeni Shakur died in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday. She died of a possible heart attack at the age of 69. She was the mother of Tupac Shakur, who died at 25 in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. Afeni founded the Tupac Amaru Shakur...

A U.S. service member advising and assisting peshmerga forces in Iraq was killed by enemy fire north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the service member's death. The secretary offered his condolences to the fallen service member's family. The service member...

Trump-021616.jpg Business mogul Donald J. Trump steamrolled to victory Tuesday in the Indiana Republican primary - forcing nearest competitor Ted Cruz to suspend his campaign, giving the frontrunner a clear path to his party's nomination for the presidential race in November. Meanwhile, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders...

Business mogul Donald J. Trump has been projected to win Tuesday's Indiana Republican primary, moving him closer to landing his party's nomination for the presidential race in November. Trump was pegged as the winner by CNN immediately after the last polls closed at 7 p.m. EST. With 10 percent...

Gasoline-050316.jpg Gasoline prices touched the highest point in the last six months. There was 3.7 percent increase in gas prices on Monday when compared to the last week.

NASA is offering several avenues for the public to view the May 9 rare transit of the sun by the planet Mercury. Mercury passes between Earth and the sun only about 13 times a century, its last trek taking place in 2006. Due to its diminutive size, viewing this event safely requires a telescope or...

Tiniest-engine-050316.jpg Researchers have developed the world's tiniest engine that could form the basis for future applications in nano-robotics, including robots small enough to enter living cells. Just a few billionths of a meter in size, the nano engine uses light to power itself. Developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, the nanoscale engine could form the basis of future nano-machines that can navig

As fans have celebrated the music of Prince following his April 21 passing, seven of the late legend's tracks splashed into the Digital Songs sales chart top 10. The Purple Rain singer ranks in the Hot 100's top 10 for the first time in 22 years. Two of his classics returned to the region: "Purple...

Chromevsexplorer-050316.jpg Google Chrome has finally managed to snatch the first position in the browser world by slightly overtaking Internet Explorer (IE), officially ending the long reign of the Microsoft internet search engine. According to statistics provided by market researcher NetMarketShare, Chrome was the most popular desktop browser last month with 41.7 percent, narrowly topping the 41.4 share for Internet Explo

CateBlanchett-UN-050316.jpg UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Monday announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as its global Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement comes as Blanchett returns from a mission to Jordan to witness the ongoing humanitarian operation for people displaced by the conflict in...

Paying up to $95-a-head for food and drinks, a selected group of 42 guests will get a chance to dine at a restaurant in London naked next month. More than 32,000 people have signed up and are in the waiting list for tickets to dine at Bunyadi, a pop-up restaurant billed as the British capital's first...

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

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