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North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, claiming it carried a satellite into orbit. But the launch was denounced by North Korea's neighbors and the U.S. as a long-range missile test that challenges the international community. The rocket was launched around 9.30 am local time from North...

U.S. astronaut Edgar Mitchell who walked on Moon on Apollo 14 mission in 1971 died in Lake Worth, Florida on Thursday. He was 85 and was going to celebrate the 45th anniversary of his moon mission on Friday.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 killed eight people in Taiwan. Hundreds are injured and many are trapped in the fallen buildings. Reports said seven people were killed in Tainan city in South Taiwan, when a 16 storied office building toppled after shacking violently. Five aftershocks were felt in the...

Obama-020516.jpg Following the release of a report showing the U.S. unemployment rate at a nearly eight-year low in January, President Barack Obama took the opportunity on Friday to tout the economic progress made in recent years.

Hilary-Clinton-0201516.jpg After the Iowa Democratic caucuses finished in a virtual dead heat earlier this week, the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in a statistical tie nationally.

Image01-020516.jpg All members of the Senate Democratic Caucus have sent a letter to the White House urging President Barack Obama to develop a coordinated interagency response plan to address the spread of the Zika virus.

Donald-Trump-020516.jpg Donald Trump continues to lead in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist survey of likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, although the real estate tycoon's advantage has narrowed since his defeat in Iowa.

Whatsapp-Group-Chat-020516.jpg Whats App fans can now chat to more friends on this popular social media platform. With the latest update, the limit of group users is increased to 256 from the current 100. During the initial days of the App, group chat limit was 50 and it was raised to 100 in November 2014.

Bernie-Sanders-020516.jpg Just days before the New Hampshire primary, the results of a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll show Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holding on to a big lead over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Enters-020316.jpg Jeep, the 4x4 vehicles, which has developed a strong bond with its masters, is aggressively on an expansion mode in its 75th anniversary year. Its fans have always been in love with the famous tag "Go Anywhere, Do Anything."

Obama-Oil-tax-020516.jpg As President Barack Obama runs the last lap of his second presidential term, he might be wading into muddled waters, although with a good motive. The President is reportedly considering a proposal to tax oil companies in order to fund green energy initiatives.

Hillary-Sanders-101415.jpg Following a virtual dead heat in the Iowa caucuses, tempers were a little more frayed than usual when Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went head to head Thursday in the latest national debate. Squaring off at the University of New Hampshire five days before that...

Capitol-020416.jpg Senate Democrats blocked advancement of bipartisan energy legislation on Thursday amid a dispute over federal funding to address the drinking water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan.

RickSantorum-020416.jpg Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, R-Penn., announced Wednesday evening he is ending his presidential campaign and throwing his support behind Florida Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Santorum said he decided to endorse Rubio after talking with the senator for more than an hour on Tuesday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that the United States is providing nearly $601 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance for those affected by the war in Syria. This new funding brings U.S. humanitarian assistance in response to this conflict to more than $5.1 billion...

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