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