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US urges condom use or abstinence to avoid Zika virus

Feb 05, 2016

US urges condom use or abstinence to avoid Zika virus

US health authorities on Friday urged people to use condoms or refrain from sex if they live in or have traveled to areas where the Zika virus is circulating. #TheySaidIt #USA #Zika #ZikaVirus
Zika spreads to US, Texas reports first case 'sexually transmitted'

Feb 03, 2016

Zika spreads to US, Texas reports first case 'sexually transmitted'

Texas reported a case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted Tuesday, fueling fears over the rapid spread of the disease blamed for a surge in the number of brain-damaged babies. #NewsTracker #USA #Texas #Dallas #Zika
North Korea nuclear test: South Korea seeks UN resolution, Western sanctions against Pyongyang

Jan 13, 2016

North Korea nuclear test: South Korea seeks UN resolution, Western sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Wednesday urged the international community, and in particular China, to ensure that North Korea receives the strongest possible punishment for its latest nuclear test. #China #Japan #UN #South Korea #North Korea #USA #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #nuclear test #Park Geun-hye
Who wants to be a billionaire? Powerball hits $1.5 bn, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

Jan 13, 2016

Who wants to be a billionaire? Powerball hits $1.5 bn, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

The Powerball lottery jackpot climbed to $1.5 billion on Tuesday, making it the largest-ever U.S. lottery prize as well as the world's biggest potential jackpot for a single winner, according to lottery officials. #BeatThis #Jackpot #USA #lottery #Powerball
Student from Hyderabad commits suicide in North Carolina

Jan 09, 2016

Student from Hyderabad commits suicide in North Carolina

A student from Hyderabad studying in North Carolina University in the US committed suicide after scoring low marks in exams, according to information reaching his family here. #NewsTracker #USA #Hyderabad #College #NorthCarolina
Islamic State sympathiser ambushes and shoots Philadelphia police officer

Jan 09, 2016

Islamic State sympathiser ambushes and shoots Philadelphia police officer

A man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group shot and seriously wounded a policeman in Philadelphia, opening fire multiple times at point-blank range with a stolen police gun before he was arrested #NewsTracker #Shooting #USA #terror #Philadelphia #Gun control #islamic-state
'Guzman's capture a victory for citizens of US, Mexico'

Jan 09, 2016

'Guzman's capture a victory for citizens of US, Mexico'

An official says that fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was apprehended after a shootout with Mexican marines in the city of Los Mochis, in his home state of Sinaloa. #TheySaidIt #USA #Mexico #ElChapo #Lynch
Tears are okay: Obama cried, why don't Jayalalithaa, Mayawati or Mamata show some emotion too?

Jan 06, 2016

Tears are okay: Obama cried, why don't Jayalalithaa, Mayawati or Mamata show some emotion too?

Women in public life feel even more compelled to show that they are not swayed by emotions, that they are not saps in short. Maybe it began with Indira Gandhi, who used to say, “As a prime minister, I am not a woman. I am a human being.” Ignoring her gender was her way of becoming “the only one to wear pants” in her cabinet. #Obama #Mayawati #Mamata #Jayalalithaa #InMyOpinion #USA #guns #GunControl
South India from Space: ISS Commander Scott Kelly shares breathtaking photos of coastline

Jan 05, 2016

South India from Space: ISS Commander Scott Kelly shares breathtaking photos of coastline

ISS Commander Scott Kelly posted beautiful photos of the South Indian coast's mountainous regions, green plains and “blue waters” and shared them with his 7,38,000 followers. #China #Egypt #USA #International Space Station #ISS #South India #Scott Kelly #Shareworthy #Year in Space #Canadian Rockies