London, Aug 15 (IANS) Do you consume alcohol with energy drinks just to counteract its sedative nature? If so, it can exacerbate the negative effects of binge drinking such as increasing violence and risky behaviour, finds a study. Mixing energy drinks with alcohol tricks users into feeling more awake
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) NASA's Opportunity Rover, which has been roaming Mars for nearly 15 years, is missing for two months after getting caught in a massive dust storm, the media reported. The rover had to undergo an emergency shutdown in June, after the Martian dust storm prevented it from
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Couples, please take note. The findings suggest that married people who fight are more likely to suffer from leaky guts -- a problem that unleashes bacteria into the blood and can drive up disease-causing inflammation. "We think that this everyday marital distress -- at
San Francisco, Aug 15 (IANS) Microsoft's "Your Phone" application, which provides a seamless experience between users' smartphones and their PCs, is now available for mainstream Windows 10 users, at least the 1803 "Spring Creators Update" built in the US, the media reported
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid has left a gaping hole at Real Madrid and in the Spanish league.
Suva, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal said on Wednesday that the Indian government is holding talks with the Fiji Navy on the possibility of providing broader security support to the island country. According to Fijivillage website, Sapkal said they were working on
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator is being condemned for his speech in Parliament advocating reviving a white-only immigration policy and using the term "final solution" in calling for a vote on which migrants to admit into the country.
Rome, Aug 15 (IANS) The death toll in the collapse of a bridge in the Italian city of Genoa rose to 37 even as rescuers continue to search for possible survivors, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday. In a tweet, Salvini said the figure included three children aged 8, 12 and 13, and was
TOKYO (AP) — For his last time, Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed "deep remorse" for the war. It was in keeping with what by all appearances has become a mission for Akihito over his 30-year reign: to
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled. Talks are stuck amid feuding about how close an economic relationship Britain should seek with the bloc after
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed Wednesday after Turkey announced it was increasing tariffs on imports of some U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
The Kremlin said on Wednesday preparations were underway for a meeting in Geneva next week between Russian officials and White House national security adviser John Bolton, the first top-level meeting since the Russian and U.S. presidents met in Helsinki. "Such contacts are indeed planned and being
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) Australian Senator Fraser Anning on Wednesday compared Muslims with "poisonous jelly beans", following his "racist" maiden speech in the Senate seeking immigration restrictions based on race. Anning, from the conservative Katter's Australian Party, advocated
The chance of Britain failing to reach an exit deal with the European Union before the end of March next year is now 50-50, Latvia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevics said during an interview with the BBC. With less than eight months until Britain quits the EU, the government has yet
Democrats in Vermont have chosen for the first transgender nominee for governor for a major party, in primaries that also saw Minnesota Republicans reject a former two-term governor attacked as not supportive enough of Donald Trump. Tim Pawlenty lost the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor Liev Schreiber has denied allegations that he attacked a local photographer while he was shooting for his show "Ray Donovan" here. Martinelli, who was waiting across the street with a camera, shouted back: "You did touch me!" Schreiber ignored the cameraman
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One Turkish court has rejected an American Christian pastor's appeal to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday.
Rescuers scoured the wreckage of Italy's bridge collapse on Wednesday as the death toll climbed to 37 and the government blamed the bridge's private owner, demanding resignations and moving to strip its toll concession. As cranes moved in to shift truck-sized chunks of broken concrete, hundreds
LONDON (AP) — British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater.
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) Researchers have identified a "zombie" gene that protects elephants from cancer, a finding that may also pave way for a new treatment for humans. Globally, nearly 1 in 6 human deaths occur due to cancer, whereas less than 5 per cent of captive elephants -- who also
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Greeting India on its 72nd Independence Day, US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Wednesday said a "fellow democracy and a friend" was taking its rightful place as a leading global power with its democratic values and inclusiveness. "On behalf of the Government