‘Confirmed fatalities’ at Manchester concert: British police

British police said early Tuesday there were “a number of confirmed fatalities” after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert in the city of Manchester.Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a stat…

May 22, 2017

O.J. Simpson could be paroled in July

O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year after spending nearly a decade behind bars.The former NFL star will be up for parole in July, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Monday, although a date for the hearing has not yet been set.Si…

May 22, 2017

Mexico raises economic outlook despite Trump fears

Mexico raised its economic growth outlook on Monday, saying it performed better than expected in the first quarter despite fears it would suffer from US President Donald Trump’s trade policies.The economy ministry upgraded its 2017 forecast to indicate…

May 22, 2017

Ousted S. Korean leader Park faces trial

South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-Hye was due in court Tuesday to face trial over the massive corruption scandal that led to her stunning downfall.The fallen head of state will be taken from the detention centre where she is being held to Seoul …

May 22, 2017

New tool allows deaf-blind people to independently ‘watch’ TV

An innovative new tool has made it easier for deaf-blind people to enjoy television. The technology compiles subtitles and quickly transmits it to Braille via an app eliminating the need for an intermediary. Read Full Article at RT.com

May 22, 2017

Sao Paulo police take out drugs haven

Police in Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo, erected road blocks on Monday around a notorious neighborhood nicknamed “Cracolandia” or Crack Land to keep out drug dealers following a mass raid.Police checked people going into the neighborhood in an attem…

May 22, 2017

Indy pole sitter Dixon, Franchitti robbed at gunpoint

Indianapolis 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon and former driver Dario Franchitti were held up at gunpoint in a late-night robbery at a fast food restaurant, police confirmed Monday.New Zealander Dixon was with wife Emma Davies-Dixon and Franchitti at a Taco…

May 22, 2017

Warburton fighting fit for All Blacks challenge

Sam Warburton boosted the British and Irish Lions on Monday declaring himself fit and ready to captain them on June’s daunting tour of New Zealand which includes a three-Test series with the world champions.The 28-year-old Welsh backrow forward — who …

May 22, 2017

Good-looking scientists perceived as ‘less able’: study

People are more interested in learning about the work of attractive scientists, but they see these good-looking researchers as less able than their average-appearing counterparts, a study suggested Monday.The report in the Proceedings of the National A…

May 22, 2017

Light cigarettes linked to specific form of lung cancer

So-called “light” cigarettes with holes in the filter could be the reason why a specific kind of lung cancer has been on the rise in recent decades, researchers said Monday.Adenocarcinoma is the most common form of lung cancer and occurs deep in the lu…

May 22, 2017