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robertmuller-072319.jpg Former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before two Democratic-controlled House committees on Wednesday has been described by some in the media as one of the most highly anticipated events in Washington. However, the results of a new Reuters/Ipsos poll show few Americans actually plan to watch Mueller testify.

area51-072219.jpg US Air Force (USAF) has warned people to stay at home and not to go near Area 51. More than a million people have responded positively to a Facebook event that called for alien hunters to assemble in order to raid Area 51 in southern Nevada to see aliens. The event, called "Storm Area 51, They...

cryptocurrencyban-july23.jpg A high-level committee that the Government of India entrusted to draft a policy on cryptocurrencies recommended that private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin should be banned. The ban should cover cryptocurrency exchanges, investors, traders and other financial intermediaries, the report says. If the government adopts the recommendations, it will be a major setback to cryptocurrency community in I

immigrants-july23.jpg The Trump administration announced plans to fast-track the deportation of undocumented immigrants by expanding "expedited removal," a process that allows U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to quickly deport them without giving a fair chance to appear in court. The new policy directive is expected to be implemented Tuesday, when it is published in the Federal Register. Under the new rules,

britishairways-pilots-072319.jpg After almost a half a century, British Airways pilots are for a strike, in demand of higher pay, pensions and other benefits. A majority vote of 93 percent is in favor of a strike, but the pilots have not announced a date of action. The pilots union has been negotiating for a profit share scheme...

ukleadershipresult-july23.jpg Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to become Britain's new Prime Minister after he won the election to Conservative party leadership convincingly. In a voting process spread across two and a half weeks among party members, Johnson won 92153 votes, while rival candidate and current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt won 46656 votes. He will take over as Prime Minister on July 24, Wednesday,

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is set to become Britain's new Prime Minster after he won the election to Conservative party leadership convincingly. In a voting process spread across two and a half weeks among party members, Johnson won 92153 votes, while rival candidate and current Foreign...

methgator-072219.jpg Tennessee police department have clarified that it was joking when it said people were creating "meth gators" by flushing drugs down toilet. Last week, the Tennessee police department had created an uproar on the internet when it warned people to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks as...

iran-cia-072219.jpg Iran's intelligence ministry claimed that 17 Iranians who were recruited by the CIA to spy on the Islamic nation's nuclear and military sites have been arrested, and some of them sentenced to death. The head of counterintelligence at the Ministry of Intelligence, who did not disclose his identity, said in a media briefing on Monday that security agencies successfully dismantled a network of US in

americaferrera-july22.jpg President Donald Trump continued his tirade against four progressive Democratic Congresswomen at the weekend, this time questioning their love for the United States. "I don't believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country," he wrote on Twitter Sunday. He demanded apology from the group of four first-time female Democratic members to America and Israel for the "horrible hatefu

avengers-july22.jpg Avengers: Endgame is set to surpass Avatar and become the highest-grossing film in history at the global box office in just its 13th weekend of release. The superhero epic by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney earned $2.7892 billion as of Friday, half a million dollars short of the James Cameron epic. With the revenue from weekend ticket sales tallied, Avengers is certain to break Avatar's record of

apollo11-july22.jpg Auction house Sotheby's said on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, it has auctioned the three original videotape recordings depicting the event for $1.82 million in New York. The price is more than 8,000 times the price paid for the tapes by then-NASA intern Gary George at a government surplus auction in 1976. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the moon.

powerrestored-july22.jpg New York was affected by power outage for the second consecutive weekend. The blackout was attributed to unabated heat and high usage. Brooklyn was experiencing 102 degree heat. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Con Ed's system in parts of Brooklyn is under severe strain and some equipment has failed. "Con Ed is taking 30K customers in Brooklyn, including Carnarsie, Mill Basin and Flatbus

waltdisney-july22.jpg Now named as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disney's "ongoing commitment to people with disabilities includes workplace efforts and making content, products and experiences accessible for consumers and guests," the company said on its website.

us-capitol-071919.jpg In a landmark measure, the House of Representatives passed a bill raising the federal minimum hourly wage for U.S. workers to $15. The bill, co-sponsored by more than 190 Democrats, passed by a 231-199 vote in the Democratic-controlled House. However, the bill's passage in the Republicans-controlled Senate is in doubt.

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