• World's Longest Lasting Rainbow Spotted in Taiwan for 9 Hours
World's Longest Lasting Rainbow Spotted in Taiwan for 9 Hours

It felt like a gift from the sky . Rainbows typically last much less than an hour, according to the Guinness website. The rainbow was recorded by two scientists at Chinese Culture University in Taipei. "When we overcame the previous record of six hours, I could barely eat lunch, it was lunch time". On Nov. 30, from the roof of their building ...

Read more

  • Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi dispute today
Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi dispute today

Kapil Sibal raised doubts over assertions of ASG Mehta that how come more than 19000 pages of documents can be filed in such a short time. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta, representing the State of Uttar Pradesh, rebutted all the averments of Kapil Sibal .

Read more

  • Rebel JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members
Rebel JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members

Yadav - disqualified along with party colleague Anwar Ali - said that his removal from the upper house of Parliament was the price he was paying for questioning the "undemocratic style" of functioning of his party. JD (U) then wrote to the Rajya Sabha chairman, seeking their disqualification for "anti-party" activities. "But the disqualificatio...

Read more

  • Russian Federation to list United States media as 'foreign agents'
Russian Federation to list United States media as 'foreign agents'

The proposal, which emphasizes that the Russian measures are being taken as a mirror response to stripping RT broadcaster of accreditation in the US Congress, was supported earlier by the Parliament's Committee on Rules and Organization. The State Duma will be voting on whether to ban US news outlets on the list from having access to the Duma, Inte...

Read more

  • Gujarat Elections 2017 | Congress frames 'charge-sheet' against BJP rule
Gujarat Elections 2017 | Congress frames 'charge-sheet' against BJP rule

In August, as per the survey, the Congress had only 29% of the vote-share. This prediction is a massive turnaround from the one the poll had made in August, when it had predicted that BJP will win 144-152 seats in the Assembly while Congress will manage to win only 26-32, according to The Times of India .

Read more

  • Next 5 games will tell us a lot about the Detroit Pistons
Next 5 games will tell us a lot about the Detroit Pistons

Andre Drummond had a good game for Detroit , finishing with 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. San Antonio ranks 13th in assists per game (22.7) while Detroit ranks 23rd in assists allowed per game (24.1). He was 3-for-10 from the field in the second half. The Spurs fell down by nine points a couple of times in the third quarter, but ...

Read more

  • Brock Turner's team launch appeal against conviction
Brock Turner's team launch appeal against conviction

He was found guilty previous year on three counts of sexual assault . The appeal comes at a curious time, considering the widespread anger at the perceived leniency of Turner's six-month jail sentence, of which he only served three months, and prevalence of sexual misconduct stories now pervading our national consciousness.

Read more

  • Truck drivers circle Capitol, honk during protest
Truck drivers circle Capitol, honk during protest

Yet they are required to do so or risk violation". The truckers that spoke to 10/11 are unsure what the punishments will be for not having one. "We're going to have some pretty heavy hitters speaking on Monday", said Claburn on his Facebook announcement.

Read more

  • Spurs' Kyle Anderson reportedly looking at 2-3 weeks on shelf
Spurs' Kyle Anderson reportedly looking at 2-3 weeks on shelf

Anderson underwent an MRI in San Antonio on Monday, hours after a noncontact injury forced him to leave the Spurs' 90-87 loss to Oklahoma City on Sunday. On a drive to the basket on which he was fouled, Anderson came down awkwardly and immediately grabbed at his knee. "It was a lot of pain", Anderson told Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Expre...

Read more

  • Hideo Kojima, Guillermo del Toro Will Present at The Game Awards 2017
Hideo Kojima, Guillermo del Toro Will Present at The Game Awards 2017

According to Geoff Keighley, the producer of the annual awards show, Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro will present a certain award on stage. The Game Awards announced the three presenters in a series of tweets . Kojima himself said this when he spoke with PlayStation Blog early this year. He took to Twitter last week and unleashed a new ...

Read more

  • Trending Stock in Review: Halliburton Company
Trending Stock in Review: Halliburton Company

About 18.07 million shares traded or 112.42% up from the average. With 9.12 million avg volume, 3 days are for Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL)'s short sellers to cover HAL's short positions. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, October 21. In terms of performance, the stock has had a mixed year so far with the performance...

Read more

  • RBA makes December cash rate call
RBA makes December cash rate call

There had been a lift in non-mining business investment while government spending on infrastructure was also supporting the economy. Dale Alcock talks about the benefits of building a home over buying. "The latest data would suggest the Australian economy is performing relatively well at the moment and doesn't need to be helped or hindered by a c...

Read more

  • Illinois Bicentennial Celebrations Are Underway With Flag-Raisings
Illinois Bicentennial Celebrations Are Underway With Flag-Raisings

December 3, 2018, will mark the 200th anniversary of Illinois' admission to the Union as a state. It lacks a centerpiece Illinoisans can point to with pride, one that speaks to this generation and future ones. Jefferson St. A written statement from Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, whose office coordinated flag-raising events Monday, said, "Illinois ...

Read more

  • Apple will begin paying Ireland €13 billion in back taxes
Apple will begin paying Ireland €13 billion in back taxes

It concluded that the United States firm's Irish tax benefits were illegal, enabling the firm to pay a corporate tax rate of no more than one per cent. Apple's agreement on Monday has set the wheels in motion for the $14.6 billion to actually be delivered, with Irish officials saying they expected the first payments to be processed in early 2018.

Read more

  • Syrian State Media: Israeli Missiles Target Syrian Military Facility Near Damascus
Syrian State Media: Israeli Missiles Target Syrian Military Facility Near Damascus

Syrian state TV reported the Syrian military's missile shields intercepted at least three Israeli missiles bound for weapon plants and military bases. On Monday, SANA said that its surface-to-surface missiles destroyed two of the rockets launched by Israel on December 1. The Israeli military has periodically conducted strikes inside Syria.

Read more

  • 4000 gun seizures ordered over failed background checks, reports say
4000 gun seizures ordered over failed background checks, reports say

The outlet reported it was not clear how many gun seizure requests agents successfully executed previous year, or how many weapons were ultimately recovered. Kelley, 26, killed 26 people and injured at least 20 others on November 5, 2017, at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Officials from the US Air Force acknowledged after ...

Read more

  • Top Catalan leaders are refused bail
Top Catalan leaders are refused bail

The five warrants were issued on November 3 involving charges of "rebellion, sedition, embezzlement of public funds, and disobedience to authority", which are liable to up to 30 years imprisonment in Spain. Catalonia's pro-independence parties are predicted to win 67 of the regional parliament's 135 seats but lose their previously held majority, ac...

Read more

  • San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified
San Marcos Police Officer Shot And Killed In Line Of Duty Identified

The lockdowns at the four schools - Bowie Elementary, DeZavala Elementary, Mendez Elementary and San Marcos High School - have since been lifted. The suspect was shot in an ensuing standoff and transported to a hospital for treatment. He was described by Stapp and fellow officers as being a hero. A statement from the San Marcos police departmen...

Read more

  • Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez hangs on to power amidst protests
Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez hangs on to power amidst protests

Hernandez, a 49-year-old lawyer who has been president since 2014, had sought re-election despite a constitutional ban on serving more than one term. Nasralla said he wants the OAS "to examine all the electoral documents that Hernandez manipulated to rob me of my victory". "The tribunal is not an independent organization and as such is neither ...

Read more

  • The Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Shares Sold by Beck Mack & Oliver LLC
The Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Shares Sold by Beck Mack & Oliver LLC

The institutional investor owned 4,401 shares of the business services provider's stock after selling 100 shares during the period. Finally, Oxbow Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing by 221.7% in the 3rd quarter.

Read more

  • Salvation Army seeks volunteers during busy holiday season
Salvation Army seeks volunteers during busy holiday season

The Salvation Army of Tallahassee is requesting donations for this year's Angel Tree program, where they receive donations for elderly residents and families in need of Christmas assistance in Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties. "If it was not for our volunteers and for our donors who support the Salvation Army, we would have to shut our doors", Si...

Read more

  • Court Orders Arrest of Former Enugu Governor, Nnamani
Court Orders Arrest of Former Enugu Governor, Nnamani

Former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani has been served a bench arrest warrant for failing to appear before the court. Also charged are six firms, namely: Rainbownet Nigeria Ltd, Hillgate Nigeria Ltd, Cosmo FM, Capital City Automobile Nigeria Ltd, Renaissance University Teaching Hospital and Mea Mater Elizabeth High School.

Read more

  • Padmavati Row: Kangana Ranaut blatantly refuses to lend support to Deepika Padukone?
Padmavati Row: Kangana Ranaut blatantly refuses to lend support to Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone is now obeing largely hailed for her powerful delivery of Padmavati , which is exhibited in the stills of the film. This is known to all that both Kangana and Deepika had a cold war. While receiving an award for her performance in Happy New Year (2014), the latter had parised the former for character in Queen (2014). On a re...

Read more

  • Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA
Long Island Man Bit Out Dog's Eye: SPCA

The Nassau County SPCA says 20-year-old Aaron Kluger was arrested Saturday on a misdemeanor charge after the 3-year-old dog named Chloe was taken to the animal hospital on November 6. Kluger's father then cut the interview short. Gary Rogers, a spokesman for the SPCA, said on Monday morning that the veterinarian who treated Chloe is hopeful the p...

Read more

  • Box Office Update! Firangi & Tera Intezaar Stay On To Be Low
Box Office Update! Firangi & Tera Intezaar Stay On To Be Low

Kapil is unarguably the most popular comedian in India. However, last few months haven't been good for him as he had a major fallout with "The Kapil Sharma Show" co-stars. A poorly made film, Tera Intezaar counts amongst one of the most ill conceived affairs of 2017. The overall collections of the film also don't show a substantial upward trend...

Read more