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Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court Likely To Decide Final Hearing Date Today

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At the core of the almost 70-year-old Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute is the belief that Lord Ram was born 9,00,000 years ago in the Treta Yuga, in a room located under what was the central dome of the Babri Masjid. In 1993, the Centre took over 67 acres of land around the area and sought the Supreme Court's opinion on whether there existed a Hindu place of worship before the structure was built. Read More »

Hero Opossum Snuck into Florida Liquor Store and Got Drunk on Bourbon

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The young female opossum became a social media hit Saturday when the Northwest Florida Daily News published a story detailing the marsupial's late-night escapades in the Fort Walton Beach, Fla ., liquor store and the almost weeklong stint in a wildlife refuge it spent nursing what must have been a wicked hangover. Read More »

Manchester United Join Race To Sign Leon Goretzka

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Goretzka joined Schalke from Bochum back in the summer of 2013, and he has since transformed into an influential player in the club's ranks. Schalke , though, are bent on keeping the 22-year-old in their squad. "There doesn't exist a deadline, but I think we are in the final phase", the player revealed when quizzed about the situation. Last month Germany assistant boss Oliver Bierhoff inadvertently revealed that Goretzka will be joining the vast number of German stars heading to the ... Read More »

Sugar Bowl, Alabama vs. Clemson

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Oklahoma (12-1) which defeated TCU, 41-17 for the Big 12 championship is the No. 2 seed and Georgia's 28-7 victory against Auburn in the SEC title game earned the Bulldogs the No. Clemson is 22-19 in bowl games and is appearing in the postseason for a 13th straight season. Zach Lentz is a Clemson University alumnus who got his start working with the Tigers basketball team from 1999-2004. Read More »

Pope Reveals Details About Army Chief Meeting and Defends Avoiding Word 'Rohingya'

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That had disappointed rights groups such as Amnesty International, which has said Myanmar's 'security forces were carrying out a systematic, organized and ruthless campaign of violence against the Rohingya population'. Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight. Read More »

Special Counsel Tells Court Manafort Ghostwrote Op-Ed With Russian Colleague

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Prosecutors led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller claimed Monday that former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort drafted a ghostwritten op-ed about his work for the Ukraine. His alleged co-author is a Russian with connections to that nation's intelligence services, according to court documents . Manafort's eight-bedroom house in Bridgehampton, New York, which Manafort had proposed pledging as part of his bail package, is already covered under the government's forfeiture action and ... Read More »

Woman gives birth after uterus transplant - a first in the US

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The new mother received a uterus transplant as part of a "landmark clinical trial conducted over the past year and a half". A major development was recently made in the fields of fertility, obstetrics, and gynecology: the first baby born to a woman who had a uterus transplant in the U.S. Read More »

Top UN Official to Visit North Korea This Week

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Feltman will meet with DPRK officials to discuss "issues of mutual interest and concern", said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, at the daily news briefing. In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September, Trump threatened "to totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S.is forced to defend itself or its allies and he later tweeted that Kim - whom he called "little rocket man" - "won't be around much longer". Read More »

Ravens DB Jimmy Smith suffers torn Achilles

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Turns out, Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith may have missed the team's final four regular-season games regardless of his season-ending Achilles injury. This puts a smudge on what had been Smith's finest season in the NFL. Smith had 28 tackles and three interceptions this season for Baltimore, who lead the National Football League with 20 interceptions. Read More »

The attack in Nigeria: dozens killed and injured

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He said, "The recent spate of suicide bomb attacks in Konduga of Borno State and that of Mubi mosque and Madagali in Adamawa State where many innocent lives were lost and property destroyed are really disturbing. The Police spokesman disclosed that the corpses were evacuated while the injured have been referred to the General Hospital, Biu. She confessed that they were five deployed for suicide missions in Biu town. Read More »

Consuming cheese every day may reduce heart stroke risk

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He said, "They do seem to be associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and - particularly with yoghurt - Type 2 diabetes, which is an area of research we are trying to develop because there are 700 new cases every day". "This study suggests an inverse association between cheese and health". The team's findings did not go as far as the Chinese study by saying it boosts heart health but said dairy only has a "neutral" impact. Read More »

With flu season approaching, it's time for vaccination

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Dee Hoyano, a medical health officer with Island Health. A flu shot is a vaccination made of inactive flu strains. "So typically there's no cost to the vaccine", she said. "Now is the time to get prepared", she said. Each year in Canada, influenza leads to more than 12,000 hospitalizations and kills 3,500 people. The flu season has not yet brought any surprises, Hoyano said. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: The new captain of the house REVEALED!

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Arshi comes inside and tells Shilpa that how could she not offer food to her and just Puneesh and Bandagi. Whether it will be Vikas Gupta to make the housemates groove to his beats or Priyank Sharma who will make them tap their feet. Of course, arguments begin and finally Vikas and Priyank, the two sanchalaks of the luxury budget task, are chosen to compete for captaincy. She spends every single moment taunting and complaining about her not realising that Shilpa was getting lot of ... Read More »

Ontario working to ban eye tattoos after mishap

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The Ontario government has added a ban on cosmetic eye tattoos to a proposed patient care bill after an Ottawa woman almost lost her eye. The cringe-inducing procedure has someone, usually a "body modification artist", inject a mixture of saline and ink into the sclera, the white part of the eyeball. Read More »

Dogs smarter than cats

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It's been accepted for publication in the journal Frontiers in Neuroanatomy . The study was funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation; the Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fund at Randolph-Macon College; the Vice Deanship of Research Chairs at the King Saud University; the National Research Foundation of South Africa; and Brazilian crowdfunding contributors. Read More »

New dengue vaccine might worsen illness in some individuals

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Sanofi Pasteur, the French pharmaceutical firm that manufactured Dengvaxia, has warned that the vaccine might cause more severe dengue cases on those who contracted the illness for the first time. Aguirre bared that he has personally received a number of complaints from parents of children injected with the Dengvaxia vaccine by health officers. Read More »

Chris Pratt Files for Divorce From Anna Faris (UPDATE DOCS)

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Both parents list July 13 as their separation date, are asking joint custody of son Jack , and are not now requesting spousal support. And they both filed papers around the same time today (Friday, Dec. Our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake we want to keep the situation as private as possible moving forward. But now, the duo has chose to separate officially, after they announced the news of their breakup last August. Read More »

Doctors Vexed by Patient's Highly Unusual Tattoo

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The study states the tattoo "produced more confusion than clarity" and "might represent permanent reminders of regretted decisions made while the person was intoxicated". An unconscious patient's chest inking has panicked staff at a USA hospital after it gave instructions to avoid medical procedures. " They suggested that it was most reasonable to infer that the tattoo expressed an authentic preference ". Read More »

United Nations appeals for record $22.5 billion in global aid

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He noted that the amount of the Appeal is $300 million more than what was sought a year ago. But, he said, Yemen, Syria and Democratic Republic of Congo - homes of the world's three biggest crises - will receive most of the aid. More than a third of the requested amount of funds next year - US$7.66 billion - is needed to address shortages created by the war in Syria, including humanitarian assistance to those remaining inside the country and to millions of Syrian refugees registered overseas ... Read More »

FSU expected to offer HC job to Oregon's Willie Taggart

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The 41-year-old was hired away from South Florida on December 7, 2016, to replace the fired Mark Helfrich. In reality, OR knows there is a chance that Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is seriously considering the vacant coaching position at Texas A&M, and wants to make sure Taggart has a good reason to remain in Eugene, OR before he jumps at the opportunity to go and coach in his home state. Read More »

Smartphone addiction can lead to chemical imbalance in brain

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Researchers from Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, pried 19 internet-addicted youths away from their smartphones long enough to study them with MRS machines, a type of MRI that measures the brain's chemical composition. Addicted teens had significantly higher scores in depression , anxiety , insomnia and impulsiveness. They included gamma aminobutyric acid, or GABA, which slows down brain signals and is involved in vision and motor control and helps regulate emotions including ... Read More »

Rangana Herath is a big loss, says Dinesh Chandimal

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Looks like Anil Kumble's proposal will be tweaked a bit". Since then he has been breaking records both as batsman and the skipper of the team. The BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary is seized of the matter of preparing a revised pay, so also the Finance Committee chairman, Jyotiraditya Scindia - both for the national and domestic players. Read More »

Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies at Age 46

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He was originally diagnosed with the disease in 2003 shortly after he married his wife Jeanette and was told he only had a few years to live, the report said. ALS Charitable Foundation. The foundation funds ALS research and aids families whose loved ones have been stricken with the disease. The " ALS Ice Bucket Challenge " began in 2014 when his wife's cousin, professional golfer Chris Kennedy, encouraged her to take part in the challenge, and dumped a bucket of ice water voer her head. Read More »