• Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russian Federation
Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russian Federation

A spokesman for Ukraine's defense ministry said Wednesday that the exercises will take place despite threats from Russian Federation. For the later period, the European Union had justified its sanctions with more arguments against Rotenberg, including the bridge construction contract awarded to his company Stroygazmontazh and evidence of his in...

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  • Happ, No. 17 Wisconsin shred zone, beat No. 22 Orange 77-60
Happ, No. 17 Wisconsin shred zone, beat No. 22 Orange 77-60

The Panthers (6-1) shot 67 percent from the floor before halftime, including 5-for-10 beyond the arc, and used a 25-4 run to turn a 16-15 deficit into a 40-20 lead. Happ had an alarming amount of trouble sinking the ball from the charity stripe in the first half as he got off to an abysmal 1-5 start before managing to sink his next three from the f...

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  • Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools
Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools

Add sweeping school reforms - and with them, funding for private schools that Orthodox groups embrace and secular Jewish groups fear - to the campaign promises that Donald Trump plans to fulfill. Is it an independent education news and opinion site, as Brown, herself a supporter of school choice and teacher tenure reform, has maintained, or is it...

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  • Texas announces first local Zika case
Texas announces first local Zika case

A woman in Texas appears to have acquired the Zika virus from a local mosquito , which would make Texas the second state after Florida where the virus has spread from mosquitoes to humans. The woman was "was confirmed last week by lab test to have been infected ", said the statement . The weather and climate in Texas are conducive to year-roun...

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  • Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start
Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start

The planned cull of some 16,500 ducks at a farm in the northern prefecture of Aomori and almost 320,000 chickens at a farm in central Niigata prefecture, began on Tuesday, said top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga. Since a severe strain of bird flu known as H5N6 cropped up on November 18, Asia's fourth-largest economy has stepped up its quaranti...

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  • National Zoo's Panda Cub Bei Bei Recovering from Emergency, 'Life-Saving' Surgery
National Zoo's Panda Cub Bei Bei Recovering from Emergency, 'Life-Saving' Surgery

Veterinarians call Friday morning's procedure "live-saving" as the bamboo was "distending on the small intestine and preventing intestinal movement". The cub is being given water to start, and will next be put on a diet of soft foods, including sweet potatoes, pears, and ground-up biscuits before eventually transitioning back to bamboo.

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  • Murray, Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals
Murray, Djokovic set up Sunday shootout at ATP finals

I managed to get enough breaks to win it. Murray has stopped Djokovic from equalling Roger Federer's record of six WTA World Tour Finals crowns for now. "He played the best tennis in the decisive moments". "I had to fight very hard to get over the line", Murray said. "It's a script", Djokovic said.

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  • Anti-pipeline protesters demonstrate on Thanksgiving Day
Anti-pipeline protesters demonstrate on Thanksgiving Day

Twenty-six people were hospitalized and hundreds more reported injuries including hypothermia. Opponents of a 1,200-mile oil pipeline from North Dakota are marking this Thanksgiving Day at the site of a planned river crossing near Lake Oahe.

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  • Blue pills in Blue House: S. Korea leader explains Viagra
Blue pills in Blue House: S. Korea leader explains Viagra

Choi is a daughter of a religious figure who was a friend to Park's father Park Chung-hee, a military strongman who ruled South Korean for 18 years until he was assassinated in 1974. The president's lawyer and spokesperson had dismissed the prosecution's preliminary conclusions on the case as "false accusations" based on speculation, and said the p...

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  • Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian Glam Up at Angel Ball with Mom Kris Jenner!
Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian Glam Up at Angel Ball with Mom Kris Jenner!

Before the event, Kris spoke with ET about her daughter and son-in-law , telling ET that Kim is taking her emotional recovery " one step at a time ". West was at trainer Harley Pasternak's home when someone called 911 claiming the rapper was acting "erratically", TMZ reported. He also called out Jay-Z, Beyonce, radio and media.

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  • MN Deer Shot Near Lanesboro Infected with Chronic Wasting Disease
MN Deer Shot Near Lanesboro Infected with Chronic Wasting Disease

One deer was confirmed as CWD-positive. Almost 9,000 deer have been tested for CWD since the outbreak was discovered in May 2015, DNR officials said. In the past, CWD was thought to be connected to mad cow disease, a neurological disorder that humans can develop by eating the meat of cows infected with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

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  • Asthma thunderstorm deaths under spotlight
Asthma thunderstorm deaths under spotlight

The outbreak was severe even for those whose symptoms were mild under usual circumstances. Some people with severe allergic rhinitis (hay fever) think that their allergic rhinitis turns into asthma or will make them tight in the chest or wheeze.

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  • National Basketball Association 2K VR Experience
National Basketball Association 2K VR Experience

There's going to be an Oculus Rift version released at a later date but they don't say exactly when. Specifically, those three mini-games are a "three-point shootout, a speed and accuracy skills challenge, and the buzzer beater countdown".

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  • Florida still bringing in a record number of tourists
Florida still bringing in a record number of tourists

A hurricane that hit North Florida, the continued spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus and a horrific massacre in Orlando haven't slowed the appeal of the Sunshine State for tourists, according to state officials. Meanwhile, Will Seccombe , president and chief executive officer from Visit Florida , the state's tourism agency, said Orlando is s...

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  • Demonetisation: Banks Receive Rs 5.44 Lakh Crore In Old Currency
Demonetisation: Banks Receive Rs 5.44 Lakh Crore In Old Currency

The notes had already been printed and had arrived at the RBI's office at Belapur for distribution. Many measures have been taken by the government to ease the enormous crowd outside the banks and ATMs. We are unable to explain the reason for its absence. Farmers have also been allowed to purchase seeds for the rabi crops using old Rs 500 notes...

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  • Sabra Hummus Products Recalled Over Listeria Concerns
Sabra Hummus Products Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Other recalled products include clutches and projection night lights. The recall does not affect Sabra Organic Hummus and Sabra Guacamole, Sabra Salsa or Sabra Greek Yogurt Dips, according to the FDA . "No other Sabra products are affected", the company noted. An undercooking of the products could imply that bacterial pathogens which a...

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  • AMAs take on Donald Trump
AMAs take on Donald Trump

Gigi Hadid tried to one-up her co-host at the American Music Awards on Sunday night.by breaking out her Melania Trump impression. Hadid took a moment to "get her face right", as she looked upstage and then back at the camera with super puckered lips.

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  • Stones compares to a young Pique - Pep
Stones compares to a young Pique - Pep

Pep Guardiola has stuck up for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney by admitting that he also used to get "drunk" on global duty. City travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon with just one win from their past five Premier League games and they now sit two points behind leaders Liverpool.

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  • Advanced weather satellite launch first of its kind
Advanced weather satellite launch first of its kind

Created to monitor the discharge of lightning - both intra-cloud and cloud-ground strikes - GLM aims to provide meteorologists with a new tool for the forecasting of severe weather . "With the current series, we have five channels". If the launch is postponed due to weather or technical issues, the weather for Sunday's launch attempt is ...

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  • Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment
Minnesota mom sues teenage child over transgender treatment

Calgaro contends in the lawsuit that her child has been treated at a Minneapolis health clinic and given medication for transgender issues without her consent. Minnesota doesn't have a process for the emancipation of minors. The child has been receiving hormone therapy for about a year. Earlier this year, Calgaro's son sought to change his na...

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