Wine glasses get bigger and bigger

Wine consumption increased nearly four-fold between 1960 and 1980, and nearly doubled again between 1980 and 200 as wine became more affordable. Results showed that the capacity of wine glasses in England increased significantly over the past 300... More..

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Gujarat exit poll predicts biggest ever BJP win. Hardik raises EVM concerns
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Gujarat exit poll predicts biggest ever BJP win. Hardik raises EVM concerns

Today's Chanakya which had got the 2014 projection right, gives a two-third majority to the BJP. Times Now-VMR predicted that BJP might get 109 out if 182 seats while the Congress will have to settle for 70 s...More..

Russian Federation sends military delegation to North Korea
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Russian Federation sends military delegation to North Korea

In the space of a day, Tillerson's remarks have been effectively erased. A ministry official said the unilateral move shows Japan's commitment to sanctions ahead of a U.N. Meanwhile, he interpreted Tillerson'...More..

Bigg Boss 11: These three contestants to enter the 'kaal kothari'
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Bigg Boss 11: These three contestants to enter the 'kaal kothari'

Priyank later comes to the camera and tells that whatever he will say during the task as a 'karmachari' , is a mix of truth and lies and it is for entertainment only. Although Vikas had initially dismissed him...More..

Israel shuts down Gaza crossings, strikes posts in Gaza following rocket attack
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Israel shuts down Gaza crossings, strikes posts in Gaza following rocket attack

Trump's declaration has been applauded by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a recognition of political reality and Jews' biblical links to Jerusalem, a city that is also holy to Muslims and Christian...More..

Parliament's winter session adjourned till 18 December
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Parliament's winter session adjourned till 18 December

The bitterness of the Gujarat poll campaign is expected to spill over into the Winter Session of Parliament beginning on Friday. "The Winter Session of Parliament is starting and I am confident that it wi...More..

Man Tried To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex With Teen
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Man Tried To Trade Chicken Alfredo For Sex With Teen

Police reportedly found other sexually graphic conversations on Maruna's cell phone, and investigators are working to determine the ages of those involved in the conversations. Police said the 22-year-old quic...More..

Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Rifts Remain between US, Russia over Syria Assad Political Future

The report, which cited unidentified United States and European Union officials, said Trump's decision reflected Washington's limited options in Syria after the military successes of Russia , Iran and Hezbol...More..

Keep safety first during the holidays - treat your Christmas tree with care
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Keep safety first during the holidays - treat your Christmas tree with care

As if that weren't convincing enough, these side-by-side videos show the difference between a dry Christmas tree and a watered Christmas tree, and how quickly the fire spreads through both. Water heavily to s...More..

Omarosa latest White House staffer to go
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Omarosa latest White House staffer to go

The official statement from the White House said she resigned, without going into detail. It was reported by CNN political analyst April Ryan that Omarosa was sacked by Chief of Staff Gen. While denying r...More..

Obamacare enrollment deadline this Friday, Saint Thomas Rutherford to hold enrollment event
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Obamacare enrollment deadline this Friday, Saint Thomas Rutherford to hold enrollment event

The Affordable Care Act has had a profound impact on how money moves through Florida's health care economy, according to a biennial market report out this week. In fact, the financial help for those people is...More..

Lakers reportedly ask LaVar Ball to slow his roll
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Lakers reportedly ask LaVar Ball to slow his roll

LaVar Ball's outspoken nature recently landed him a meeting with members of the Los Angeles Lakers front office. "That stuff is completely inconsequential", [Bryant] said . James said he likes Lonzo Bal...More..

Egypt FM denounces Jerusalem move at Istanbul summit
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Egypt FM denounces Jerusalem move at Istanbul summit

At the same time, Najib expressed hope that the U.S. would withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and assist in forging peace between Palestine and Israel through the two-state solution. " ...More..

Britain First leader charged over speech at rally in Belfast
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Britain First leader charged over speech at rally in Belfast

A leader of a British far-right group, whose anti-Islamic posts were retweeted by US President Donald Trump causing outrage in Britain, was arrested in Northern Ireland yesterday minutes after being bailed over...More..

Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 cops in academy bombing
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 cops in academy bombing

Female police officers were among those killed in the attack in which Al-Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility. According to Capt. Mohamed Hussein, the bomber, with the explosives strapped aroun...More..

Jeff Horn: Ex-teacher who beat Manny Pacquiao defends WBO welterweight title
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Jeff Horn: Ex-teacher who beat Manny Pacquiao defends WBO welterweight title

Horn now has 18 wins and one draw from 19 professional fights, while Corcoran has 17 wins and two defeats. There were fears going into last night's fight at the Brisbane Events Centre that local boy Horn coul...More..

Child's condition improving after Lake Placid school bus crash
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Child's condition improving after Lake Placid school bus crash

The FHP said 45-year-old Stanley Lockwood, 45, of Orlando, was driving northbound on US 27. A total of 39 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. Semi-trailer truck driver Stanley Lockwood, 45, of ...More..

Facebook responds to damning criticism from former executive
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Facebook responds to damning criticism from former executive

It opened with concerns about fake news and "filter bubbles" that can shield people from contrary beliefs, segued into pressure on Facebook and Twitter to clamp down on trolling and online harassment, and cul...More..

PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy

Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Ltd. The commissioning of its indigenous version comes days after the force observed the gold. Yet they are most...More..

Dayton chooses Smith to succeed Franken
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Dayton chooses Smith to succeed Franken

Al Franken in the U.S. Senate. At least eight women shared stories of him touching them inappropriately without consent during photo-opportunities, on a celebrity tour to military installations overseas or at ...More..

Anderson Cooper Attacks Donald Trump On Twitter, Later Claims He Was Hacked
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Anderson Cooper Attacks Donald Trump On Twitter, Later Claims He Was Hacked

Trump tweeted: "The reason I originally endorsed Luther Strange (and his numbers went up mightily), is that I said Roy Moore will not be able to win the General Election". "Pathetic loser", according to ...More..

Once again, Grand Rapids police point guns at a Black child
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Once again, Grand Rapids police point guns at a Black child

Bodycam video played during the news conference shows officers searching for Manning confront Honestie, who was leaving her home to walk to the store. Stupendous Rapids Police Chief David Rahinsky said Tuesday ...More..

South African court rules Zuma must set up judicial inquiry
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

South African court rules Zuma must set up judicial inquiry

Judge President Mlambo said Zuma's conduct "amounts to clear abuse of the judicial process". It was not immediately clear if Zuma would appeal against Wednesday's ruling and his spokesman was not immediately ...More..

Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say

The parishioner, now 21, said that in the early hours of January 1, 2013, after a New Year's Eve party at the church, she and Mr. Johnson's daughter slept over at an apartment below the fellowship hall. Johnson...More..

Republicans double down on attacks on Mueller after anti-Trump texts
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Republicans double down on attacks on Mueller after anti-Trump texts

At one point, Rosenstein was asked by Rep. Rep. Jerry Nadler of NY, the Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, denounced the Republican efforts to challenge the Russian Federation inquiry, saying, "President Tr...More..

Four Injured, One Arrested As Blast Rocks New York Bus Terminal
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Four Injured, One Arrested As Blast Rocks New York Bus Terminal

The A, C and E subway lines were evacuated, NYPD Sgt. Brendan Ryan said. Deputy Police Commissioner John Miller said that the device was attached to a pipe bomb that had been fastened to Ullah's body with V...More..

Manmohan Singh's first on-camera attack on PM Modi
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Manmohan Singh's first on-camera attack on PM Modi

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday hit out at his successor Narendra Modi again on the eve of the second and final phase of the Gujarat polls , accusing him of spreading "falsehood and canards...More..

Pennsylvania Veterans Honored with Wreaths at Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Pennsylvania Veterans Honored with Wreaths at Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery

Gen. In addition to honoring fallen veterans, the program aims to teach children the value of freedom, according to a statement released by the Southeast Minnesota Composite Squadron of the CAP. Wreaths Acros...More..

Saudi gasoline demand to hold steady despite new price regime, analysts say
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Saudi gasoline demand to hold steady despite new price regime, analysts say

Her movie, Wadjda , about a young girl who enters a Koran recitation competition, was celebrated in Saudi Arabia and overseas. The government in Riyadh shut down its movie theaters in the 1980's during the...More..

Joe Biden comforts John McCain's daughter over father's brain cancer diagnosis
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Joe Biden comforts John McCain's daughter over father's brain cancer diagnosis

He discussed a few different breakthroughs and new treatments for glioblastoma, which, he says, is "about as bad as it gets", before grasping her hand and returning to the strength of the elder McCain, who was ...More..