• Extremely rare 13 million-year-old primate skull found
Extremely rare 13 million-year-old primate skull found

It is thought to be the most complete fossil ape skull ever discovered and dates from the Middle Miocene period, a crucial point in the evolutionary history of apes and humans. Scientists say a nearby volcano buried the forest where the baby ape lived, preserving the fossil. The fossil is the skull of an infant, and it is the most complete extinc...

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  • Seoul shares open lower amid tensions over North Korea
Seoul shares open lower amid tensions over North Korea

Chung Eui-yong (L), chief of the Presidential National Security Office and chairman of the National Security Council standing committee, sits tight-lipped in a weekly meeting of top presidential aides held at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on August 10, 2017.

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  • Percent Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election
Percent Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election

Trump notoriously refused in the final weeks of the campaign to say whether he support the outcome of the election no matter what. Maine's Republican governor says the state's secretary of state is making a mistake by denying a request for voter data made by a Trump commission.

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  • John Kerry reassures Kenyans vote was not rigged
John Kerry reassures Kenyans vote was not rigged

But the attempt failed. Election observers on Thursday described the recent Presidential and parliamentary polls in Kenya as credible. Musalia Mudavadi claimed Thursday that the opposition has "complete data" from election commission servers showing that Odinga has a lead of several hundred thousand votes over President Uhuru Kenyatta .

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  • Valley congressman rebukes Trump's 'reckless' response to North Korea threat
Valley congressman rebukes Trump's 'reckless' response to North Korea threat

He also told reporters: "I think what the president was doing was sending a strong message with language that [North Korean leader] Kim Jong-Un would understand, because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language". "This pressure campaign with North Korea is something we are all in agreement on", she said. The heated exchange between the ...

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  • Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding
Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding

Numerous schools are closing in anticipation of more storms and the Sewerage and Water Board's current low functionality. Grant offered his resignation today, just three days after severe flooding brought his department and the Mayor Landrieu's administration widespread criticism from residents who insisted that the city's drainage pumps could n...

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  • Stocks close lower, snap Dow 10-day winning streak
Stocks close lower, snap Dow 10-day winning streak

Eight of the 11 major S&P sectors were lower, with the consumer discretionary index's 0.59 percent fall leading the decliners. "Trump's response was aggressive and that's why the market turned lower", said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor division at ONeil Securities.

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  • ECP asks PML-N to replace Nawaz Sharif as party leader
ECP asks PML-N to replace Nawaz Sharif as party leader

Sharif's supporters showered rose petals on his vehicle and waved national and party flags, chanting: "My Lion, your lion, Nawaz Sharif , Nawaz Sharif" - the lion was Sharif's election symbol when he won the 2013 vote. Sharif, 67, resigned during his third stint as prime minister after the Supreme Court ruled on July 28 he should be disqualifie...

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  • Four Egyptian police killed in attack on patrol vehicle
Four Egyptian police killed in attack on patrol vehicle

Those attacks, which mainly took place in Sinai, have killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen as well as Coptic Christians. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters. Last month, seven civilians, including two children, were killed when a auto bomb exploded near a military checkpoint in No...

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  • Trump Claims He Modernized America's Nuclear Arsenal in 7 Months
Trump Claims He Modernized America's Nuclear Arsenal in 7 Months

A larger issue with Trump's assurance: Experts unanimously said the US nuclear arsenal could not have improved to the extent Trump described in just over 200 days. "The potential for infrastructure improvement and job creation will be limitless and, to use an old chestnut, we'll be putting the "new" back into 'nuclear'".

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  • Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR)
Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR)

Stifel Nicolaus has " Hold " rating and $27 target. ( NYSE:ABX ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold . Therefore 57% are positive. Fort Washington Inv Advsr Inc Oh reported 39,373 shares stake. 27, 2017. Cypress Capital invested in 0.19% or 7,115 shares. Investors watching recent action on shares of Harvard Bioscience Inc (HBIO) may be loo...

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  • US stocks slide amid heightened US-North Korea tensions
US stocks slide amid heightened US-North Korea tensions

The Dow Jones was down 0.3% in opening trade, declining to 22,016.8 and the wider S&P 500 index dropped 0.48% to 2,463.18. The S&P 500 has hadn't a single day move of more than 0.5 percent since mid-July and has fallen more than 1 percent only twice this year.

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  • West Nile virus found in Mitchell
West Nile virus found in Mitchell

In a brief statement, Perth County's public health inspector said West Nile activity has been low so far across the province. Trapping and testing of mosquitoes in Perth County began in June. However, they have been found in Bolingbrook, Joliet, New Lenox, Manhattan and Crete, he said. The agency urges St. Tammany residents to take precautions ...

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  • Married Trump aide Jason Miller fathered child on trail
Married Trump aide Jason Miller fathered child on trail

Miller, who also purportedly confirmed the birth of his love child with the former Delgado, reportedly made amends with his wife who, "astonishingly, accepted the news" of her husband's baby outside of the marriage. Delgado dubbed the Post's story inaccurate, pointing to five "wrong facts" in the piece. Miller's wife gave birth in January, and he...

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  • No Winner in Latest Powerball Drawing
No Winner in Latest Powerball Drawing

If you don't like those odds, or even the odds of winning one of them, Hot Lotto even has a "tell your boss what you think of them" $9.26 million jackpot. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Tickets cost $2 each. The jackpot for Saturday, August 12, 2017, will climb to $356 million, with a cash option of $224 million, potentially the 21st largest in ...

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  • New York Third In Nation For Wind Energy
New York Third In Nation For Wind Energy

Department of Energy reports. The reports demonstrate continued growth in wind energy, the agency said, with America's wind industry adding more than 8,200 megawatts of capacity past year, representing 27 percent of all additions. Although smaller than offshore projects in other countries, it marks a historic moment in the USA offshore wind indus...

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  • Bill Murray goes to see Groundhog Day - again
Bill Murray goes to see Groundhog Day - again

Bill Murray with the cast of the Broadway musical "Groundhog Day"; Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic (NEW YORK) - Bill Murray was so impressed with the Broadway musical rendition of his hit film " Groundhog Day ", he was moved to tears when he saw it for the first time Tuesday night.

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  • NEET Row: SC raps CBSE for setting up different question papers
NEET Row: SC raps CBSE for setting up different question papers

Talking about the same Javadekar has said, "The vernacular question papers for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) - the all-India entrance examination for entrance to medical colleges - will just be translation of the question paper in English".

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  • Oops. Scaramucci unwisely compares Linda Tripp to the reporter he blabbed to
Oops. Scaramucci unwisely compares Linda Tripp to the reporter he blabbed to

And he is up at night not being able to live with himself", Scaramucci said on Twitter. " Ryan Lizza is the Linda Tripp of 2017". There will be plenty to gab about, not least of all his profanity-peppered interview with the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza , in which he unloaded in colorful terms on fellow Trump aides.

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  • Donald Trump has 'permission from God to bomb North Korea' claims pastor
Donald Trump has 'permission from God to bomb North Korea' claims pastor

The latest threat comes on the heels of a previous KCNA report that North Korea's military was "examining the operational plan" to strike areas around the United States territory of Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles.

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