H&M Issues Apology After Running Ad Showing Black Model With 'Monkey' Hoodie

CNN quotes a company spokesperson as saying H&M was sorry if the ad offended people: "This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended". "I'm certain there will Be media fixers and whatnot and ... More..

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Cricket teams booked in Kashmir as Pakistan's national anthem played before match
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cricket teams booked in Kashmir as Pakistan's national anthem played before match

This came to the notice of the authorities after a video of the incident went viral. The other team was in whites. A police official said that the accused have been arrested in this case. At-least 11 Kashmiri c...More..

Egypt rejects report that its leaders quietly adheres to US Jerusalem position
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Egypt rejects report that its leaders quietly adheres to US Jerusalem position

An article in The New York Times alleged that an Egyptian intelligence officer has been directing talk show hosts to downplay the issue which has provoked widespread anger in the Moslem world. The Times quot...More..

Pakistan cautions U.S. about consequences of anti-Taliban offensive
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pakistan cautions U.S. about consequences of anti-Taliban offensive

Historically, the U.S. has provided Pakistan over $1 billion in security assistance annually. Trump set the tone with his very first tweet of the New Year, which blasted the past aid given to Islamabad an...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Iran confirms its oil tanker incident, says 30 citizens missing

The 32 crew-members were on board the Sanchi - a Panama-registered vessel carrying 136,000 tons of oil - which caught fire after the collision 160 nautical miles (296 km) off the coast. "Our ship and plane ha...More..

Man dies in explosion outside Stockholm subway
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Man dies in explosion outside Stockholm subway

The couple had been cycling past the device when the man stopped to investigate it. "I don't dare imagine what would have happened if one or several children had found the hand grenade". Police patrols will rem...More..

Macy's is about to close more stores
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Macy's is about to close more stores

Management updated analysts and investors this past November , saying Macy's would continue to explore opportunities with Brookfield Asset Management on about 50 properties, including the department store chain...More..

Russian Federation rejects U.S. proposal for United Nations emergency meeting on Iran
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Russian Federation rejects U.S. proposal for United Nations emergency meeting on Iran

Iran's United Nations envoy, who was sitting in on the session despite not being a council member, agreed, calling Friday's session an "abuse of its [the U.S.'s] power as a permanent member, and an abuse of the...More..

Accuser sues Roy Moore and his campaign for defamation
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Accuser sues Roy Moore and his campaign for defamation

Moore faced allegations of sexual misconduct from numerous women, which ultimately cost him the race. She issued a statement saying the suit allows her "to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old - hold Mr. S...More..

Bill Clinton breaks with Hillary on impact of Comey letter
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Bill Clinton breaks with Hillary on impact of Comey letter

Trump appeared to be referring to a report in the conservative Daily Caller that Abedin sent government passwords to her Yahoo email before it was hacked. knew were on the Weiner laptop, but didn't take serio...More..

23 injured in NY city fire
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

23 injured in NY city fire

According to the reports, at least 16 people have been injured as the blaze continues to rage. There are twelve apartments in the building. "Our units arrived and were immediately faced with heavy fire". Ne...More..

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate after 40 years
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate after 40 years

Romney has until March 15 to file for Hatch's seat. "Ann and I wish Senator Orrin Hatch and his loving wife Elaine all the best in their future endeavors". If Hatch had opted to stay in the Senate, he could h...More..

U.S. warns it 'will never accept' a nuclear North Korea
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

U.S. warns it 'will never accept' a nuclear North Korea

In 2009, the Green Revolution saw thousands of protesters in Iran taking to the streets to contest the recent reelection of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. and world leaders, despite the Iranian government's dec...More..

Flight Takes Off In 2018. Lands In 2017
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Flight Takes Off In 2018. Lands In 2017

Surprisingly, when it landed in Honolulu, 8 hours later, it was still December 31 2017 . This oddity nearly didn't happen-the flight was scheduled to leave at 11:55 pm on Sunday, and took off ten minutes lat...More..

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots top a combined $800 million
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots top a combined $800 million

The odds of winning the Mega Millions are 1 in 302,575,350, according to CNBC. Math still suggests buying a lottery ticket is a losing bet . "Whenever the jackpots reach totals above $300 million we start ...More..

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday

The government on Tuesday said it is in talks with the Congress for ensuring smooth passage of the triple talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha , where it is expected to be taken up on Wednesday. In Lok Sabha last w...More..

Amber Alert issued out of Round Rock for 2 missing children
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Amber Alert issued out of Round Rock for 2 missing children

Police believe they are with Terry Allen Miles , KATC reported . Miles is a person of interest in the suspicious death of a woman in round-rock Texas. Miles is believed to driving a gray 2017 Hyundai Accent f...More..

Committed to nuke dev in 2018: North Korea
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Committed to nuke dev in 2018: North Korea

The report, titled "No Force Can Prevail over Independence and Justice", provided a timeline of the country's alleged 2017 nuclear weapon achievements, mostly focused on possible United States engagement. Asked...More..

Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

The plane burst into flames when it hit the ground, killing all 12 people on board, officials had said earlier. The U.S. State Department confirmed that "multiple U.S. "We express our condolences to all those...More..

Soldier home for holidays died saving lives in Bronx inferno
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Soldier home for holidays died saving lives in Bronx inferno

The youngest victim died in the arms of her mother, who tried to escape the fire by hiding in the bathtub, the New York Post reported, citing law-enforcement and FDNY sources. Emmanuel's body was found from ...More..

Powerball Numbers to Be Drawn; Jackpot Exceeds $300M
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Powerball Numbers to Be Drawn; Jackpot Exceeds $300M

Both lotto games had their most recent jackpot wins in late October. Missouri is second with 31, while Florida lays claim to 12 jackpot winners, or 3.3 percent. The Mega Millions drawing is televised ever...More..

Gay activists troll Vice President Pence with sign: 'Make America gay again'
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Gay activists troll Vice President Pence with sign: 'Make America gay again'

Pence has a long history of opposition to LGBTQ equality , including promoting conversion therapy , opposing funding to fight HIV/AIDS , opposing marriage equality , and promoting religious exemptions to an...More..

by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Police shoot man after prank call following 'dispute between gamers'

Thursday's incident began around 6:18 p.m. One of the most unfortunate headlines from the last week has been the news of the death of a man in Wichita, Kansas as a result of a "swatting" prank , or police be...More..

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple

BOLI ruled in July 2015 that the bakers must pay damages totaling $135,000, which led to Sweet Cakes by Melissa shutting down . Their attorneys haven't decided yet whether they will appeal the court's deci...More..

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party

I have been a witness to it since 1996. The superstar of Tamil cinema has kept his fans, fellow actors and political commentators on tenterhooks for several months now. "Had I not known its dynamics, I would ha...More..

Bitter cold New Year, Supermoon New Year's Day
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Bitter cold New Year, Supermoon New Year's Day

Phillips, Sedgwick and Logan counties in Colorado will be under a wind chill watch. North Iowans should use caution if they plan to spend any time outdoors Sunday or on New Year's Day as a wind chill warning...More..

Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests

The protests have continued even as anti-riot units of the State Security Forces were stationed extensively throughout the city. Mashhad's Governor Mohammad Rahim Norouzian condemned the protesters for what...More..

Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable

The extent of the injuries or the exact number of people hurt was not immediately clear. The LA Times while quoting the Long Beach police said that they responded to the location amid reporters of a shooter...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Davis inks 3-year deal with Rockies

Davis has only been a closer for two-and-a-half years and is also three years older than Chapman, and now he is set to earn more than the fireballing lefty despite that. Davis is the third significant fre...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church

One attacker was shot dead by security forces , the sources and the state-run news agency Mena reported. A video circulated on social media after the attack appeared to show the dead gunman on the ground. Th...More..