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Trump-Carrier-120616.jpg A deal that US President-elect Donald J. Trump struck with an air conditioner company in Indiana that helped retain about 1000 jobs in the country was well received by American voters, a new poll shows. After negotiations with Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence last week, Carrier decided against...

Singapore has the highest achieving students in international education rankings, according to the OECD's latest PISA survey, which evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems. The OECD's PISA 2015 tested around 540,000 15-year-old students in 72 countries and economies on science,...

Popular TV program host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 89th Oscar Awards ceremony, which is scheduled to be telecast on the ABC Television Network February 26. This will be the first time the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live has hosted the Academy Awards. Kimmel himself confirmed the rumor that he would...

Jill Stein's recount challenge in the deep-blue Pennsylvania city did not change the number of votes netted by the candidates, except Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who improved her tally by five votes, A Philadelphia blog reports. City Commissioner's Office recounted votes in...

DonaldTrump-120616.jpg US President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to address the voters in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Tuesday night in the second leg of his "Thank You" tour, which takes him to predominantly those regions that helped him earn a surprise presidential election victory. The first in a series of rallies...

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation Monday following a referendum on his constitution reform plan was defeated put the country in a political stalemate. The anti-constitutional reform campaign won the support of around 60 percent voters while there were only 40 percent Yes votes. Renzi...

Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein said she will host a rally and press conference outside Trump Tower on Monday, at 10:00AM ET, vowing to fight tooth and nail to verify the accuracy, security, and fairness of the vote in three swing states that Donald Trump won. Green Party's presidential candidate...

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has called on all countries, including those which possess no nuclear or other radioactive material, to ensure effective nuclear security, as terrorists and criminals will try to exploit any vulnerability in the global nuclear security system. He warned that "Any...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the online reader's poll for TIME Person of the Year, beating out other world leaders, artists and politicians as the most influential figure in 2016 among people who voted. The magazine's editors decide the final Person of the Year, which will be revealed...

Trump-Carson-120516.jpg US President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. "We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and our message of economic revival, very much including our inner cities. Ben shares my optimism about the future...

trump-china-120516.jpg In a tirade on Twitter, US President-elect Donald Trump criticized China for its monetary policy and its operations to ascertain military prowess in the South China Sea. "Did China ask us if it was OK to devalue their currency (making it hard for our companies to compete), heavily tax our products...

Twenty-four bodies have so far been recovered from a warehouse in Oakland, California, following a deadly fire during a party, reports said citing officials. Only 20% of the building has been searched and "a significant number" of people are still missing, the reports said. It is unclear what caused...

USCapitol-120316.jpg A $618.7 billion defense policy bill easily cleared the House with bipartisan support on Friday and now heads to the Senate. The House voted 375 to 34 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, with four Republicans and thirty Democrats voting against the bill.

LuisVicente-120216.jpg Claiming President-elect Donald Trump continues to "spew hatred, bigotry and prejudice," Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., said he intends to boycott the presidential inauguration in January. Gutierrez told CNN's "New Day" on Friday he cannot go to the inauguration of a man who is going...

KirstenGillibrand-120216.jpg Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has indicated she plans to oppose a waiver required for retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump's Defense Secretary. As Mattis retired from the military in 2013, his nomination would require a waiver of the National Security...

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