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Singapore police arrest teen for anti-Christian online comments

51 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore teenager, who criticized Lee Kuan Yew on social media soon after the former leader's death, has been arrested and will be charged with making "insensitive and disparaging" comments about Christians, police said on Tuesday.

The World's Hottest Math Teacher

51 minutes agoNews : The Daily Beast

When Pietro Boselli isn’t instilling the finer points of math into his class of university students, he’s showcasing his ripped body as a model.

US Defense Department Awards $700 Mln Contract for Missile Defense Support

US Defense Department stated that US defense contractor Raytheon has won a $700 million service and product contract for several US missile defense facilities.

Glenn Ford, Wrongfully Convicted And Dying Of Cancer, Denied Restitution For 30 Years On Death Row

52 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Glenn Ford was imprisoned nearly half his life for a murder he didn't commit. Now, the 65-year-old has been denied restitution for his nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row. Caddo Parish District Judge Katherine Dorroh on Friday denied...Show More Summary

Iran, powers rush for nuclear deal as clock ticks toward deadline

52 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations on Tuesday ahead of a deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal that was less than 24 hours away, as both sides warned it was crucial to overcome differences that could wreck an agreement.

American Pharmacists Association asks members not to provide drugs for lethal injections

52 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

The largest association of U.S. pharmacists approved a measure on Monday at its annual meeting in California calling on members to avoid participating in executions, saying it violates a core value of the profession, an official said. The move by the American Pharmacists Association, which has...

UN May Be Forced to Cut Relief Aid to East Ukraine as Funding Dries Up

A new situation report says that the UN humanitarian division fears that lack of funding will significantly impact its ability to provide assistance to crisis-hit eastern Ukraine.

US Supreme Court Allows Sex Offender to Challenge GPS Monitoring for Life

US Supreme Court ruled that a recidivist sex offender Torrey Dale Grady, required by the US state of North Carolina to wear a GPS tracking device for life, can challenge the constitutionality of the monitoring program.

House Would Have To Work 5 Days A Week Under Democrat's Proposal

53 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives may have to start working five-day weeks if a resolution introduced last Thursday passes. The resolution's author, Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.), argues that the House's workweek should run as long as most constituents' workweeks. Show More Summary

Children's lives at stake as donors meet for Syria summit: aid chiefs

53 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Syrian families are making "terrible sacrifices" to survive, marrying off young girls and sending children to work, aid agencies said ahead of the third global conference to raise funds for victims of the world's biggest humanitarian crisis.

Supreme Court rejects appeal in California case involving students wearing US flag clothing

53 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

In a move sure to anger some on the political right, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal to a 9th Circuit court’s ruling that school administrators in Morgan Hill, California, did not violate three students’ constitutional rights by telling them to remove clothing...

US Ambassador Samantha Power to Attend Syria Pledging Conference in Kuwait

US Mission to the United Nations announced that US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will lead the US Delegation to the third High-Level International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait City.

UN Expects Sudan to Broker Release of Russian Nationals Abducted in Darfur

Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq said that the United Nations hopes that the Sudanese government will broker a safe release of two Russian nationals kidnapped in Darfur late in January.

Here Are 34 Big, Colorful Reasons To Be Sad You Missed Ultra Music Festival

53 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Did you know Ultra Music Festival is the only one of its kind to take place right smack in the downtown area of a major U.S. city? That's only part of what makes the annual 3-day bash in Miami's Bayfront Park so beautiful, so accessible, and so darn fun. Show More Summary

U.S. supports, would cooperate with proposed Arab force: Carter

54 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Reuters) - The United States supports Arab plans to create a unified military force to counter growing security threats in the Middle East, and the Pentagon will cooperate with it where U.S. and Arab interests coincide, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday.

‘Brady Bunch’ actor tells Larry King: Spread of social media gadgets could give us all ADHD

54 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

Actor Christopher Knight of Brady Bunch fame speculated in an interview with Larry King on Monday that the proliferation of tech and social media could be behind an increase in cases of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). “The fact is, this thing is in all of us. But our society...

Report Finds Honolulu VA Supervisor Manipulated Veterans' Data

54 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

HONOLULU (AP) — A supervisor at the Veterans Administration office in Honolulu was manipulating data to make it look like the agency was processing veterans' benefits claims faster than they actually were, according to a new report by...Show More Summary

Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

54 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

Interview With Otto Toth, CTO Of The Huffington Post

55 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

From Medium: "The Huffington Post is close to its tenth birthday- the site was founded in May of 2005. Today the AOL-owned company is focused on international expansion. As Digiday recently noted, that may run in the genes of its leaders: “Arianna Huffington, is Greek-American, CEO Jimmy Maymann is Danish, and its chief technical officer, Otto Toth, is Hungarian.”"

Cuba aims to ramp up Internet access: U.S. State Department official

55 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

(Reuters) - Cuba, a few decades late to the Internet era, is committed to getting the web into 50 percent of its households by 2020, as well as achieving 60 percent mobile phone access, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday.

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