• Bengaluru: Son of IT officer kidnapped and killed, four including friend arrested
Bengaluru: Son of IT officer kidnapped and killed, four including friend arrested

Prasad said that they kidnapped Sharath on September 12 evening near his house and made him send a video message to his father on Whatsapp to arrange the ransom. They informed the police and a case was registered. Vishal told them about Sharath and his family's financial background. Sharath Kumar was kidnapped in a sedan and was thereafter kept hos...

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  • CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic
CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic

The CVS limit aims to stop a growing opioid epidemic across the country, including in Pennsylvania. A recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said that the average supply of opioids prescribed to patients by doctors in the United States rose from 13 days in 2006 to 18 days in 2015, according to NBC News .

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  • You can now drink Coke with pride at this Mormon-owned university
You can now drink Coke with pride at this Mormon-owned university

According to the BBC , the move came as a surprise as the largest Mormon college in the U.S. has ensured it was "caffeine-free" since the 1950s. "I think it's a step in the right direction because I think it will lead to more acceptance and less judgment and I think if you judge you can't love", Simmons says.

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  • Watch as Jimmy Kimmel Threatens a 'Fox & Friends' Host in Epic Fashion
Watch as Jimmy Kimmel Threatens a 'Fox & Friends' Host in Epic Fashion

Tuesday night, Kimmel took particular aim at Cassidy, accusing the senator of breaking his promise to push for a health care plan that would pass the " Jimmy Kimmel test". Christie said he also disagreed with Kimmel but dismissed his comments against the GOP, saying he is "not a serious person" to which the host said, "I'm not a serious person?" H...

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  • Pa.'s credit rating lowered - again
Pa.'s credit rating lowered - again

Wolf has said he wants to get the budget done by October first. In July, the Senate backed a revenue package based on borrowing $1.3 billion in a securitization arrangement, to be paid back over 20 or 30 years. "We look at structural balance", she said. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman said inter-chamber negotiations are starting this week,...

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  • Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD
Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD

Monetary policy should remain accommodative in some economies but with an eye on financial stability so as to remain supportive of further rebalancing towards fiscal and structural initiatives. That's 0.3 percentage point more than its previous prediction in June and means the region will match the expected growth rate of the USA, which was left un...

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  • 72nd United Nations General Assembly session kicks off
72nd United Nations General Assembly session kicks off

To do this, he said the United Nations should cooperate with regional organizations and intergovernmental bodies such as the African Union. The event comes amid several ongoing global crises, including North Korea's continued nuclear provocations as well as conflicts in Syria and the Middle East.

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  • Mexico quake aftermath in pics: almost 250 dead, buildings collapsed, city ruined
Mexico quake aftermath in pics: almost 250 dead, buildings collapsed, city ruined

The natural disaster struck around 1 p.m. local time . Mexico City is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, with more than 20 million people living in the metropolitan area. "Unfortunately many people have lost their lives, including girls and boys in schools , buildings and houses". Mexico City's worldwide airport susp...

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  • Caribbean faces another threat as Tropical Storm Maria forms
Caribbean faces another threat as Tropical Storm Maria forms

Hurricane Jose is churning northward through the Atlantic Ocean, kicking up risky surf and rip currents along the East Coast, but it's not expected to make landfall. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. As Hurricane Jose passes to the islands west this morning the Caribbean is bracing itself for yet another major weather system...

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  • Sensex, Nifty little changed; Reliance Industries hits record high
Sensex, Nifty little changed; Reliance Industries hits record high

The 30-share BSE Sensex also pushed higher by 151.15 points, or 0.47 per cent, to end at 32,423.76, its highest closing since August 2 when it settled at 32,476.74. The Indian rupee traded nine paise down at 64.08 to the United States dollar at 10.48 am. Larsen and Toubro gained after the engineering firm announced that it has received a cont...

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  • Hurricane season isn't over, as Maria is about to follow's Irma's path
Hurricane season isn't over, as Maria is about to follow's Irma's path

National Hurricane Center forecaster say Maria will likely bring " life threatening flooding" from rain and storm surge. Maria was moving northwest at 10 miles per hour, the center said . The last Category 4 hurricane landfall in Puerto Rico occurred in 1932, and the strongest storm to ever hit the island was San Felipe in 1928 with wind...

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  • This year's first case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Rock County
This year's first case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Rock County

No further information on the victim was released. The total number of West Nile Virus in equine cases reported in Ontario this year is 12. IDPH was reporting 37 human cases in IL as of this publication. Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. The most serious cases of West Nile can be deadly. Officials say old tires...

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  • Nurses Make Newborns Dance For Snapchat
Nurses Make Newborns Dance For Snapchat

A second photo shows another nurse holding a baby by the arms, with those who shared it saying it came from a video where she makes the girl "dance" to rap music. "We are aware of a video / photo posted online", the hospital posted on its Facebook page late Monday night after the imagery had gone viral. The hospital said they are working to notif...

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  • Arrest made in 25 year old murder case
Arrest made in 25 year old murder case

She had been raped and stabbed. The 24-year-old Agawam assistant teacher was working her night job at a gift shop when she disappeared. The clerk who arrived at work the next morning found the store open, the lights on and Ziegert's vehicle still in the parking lot.

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  • U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill
U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill

Air Force B-1B strategic bombers and U.S. Marine Corps F-35B stealth jets flying over the Korean Peninsula on September 18, 2017, as they trained with South Korea's F-15K fighter jets in response to North Korea's provocations. Moscow backs Beijing's proposal for a freeze on North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a suspension of...

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  • Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion
Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion

Yes, you read it right, the Cowboys are on top of the world! Five years ago, the Cowboys were the only team in the league worth more than $2bn, but now, Forbes has reported that the average NFL franchise is worth $2.5bn, up eight per cent from last year.

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  • Zinke: Trump Has 'A Lot Of Roosevelt In Him'
Zinke: Trump Has 'A Lot Of Roosevelt In Him'

Clair, whose family donated the 87,500-acre parcel to the National Park Service a year ago, said he was "still waiting for the details" on the recommendations after language from Zinke's closely guarded recommendations to President Trump were leaked.

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  • Women twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex
Women twice as likely as men to lack interest in sex

Half of these - 62 percent of women and 53 percent of men - said that they were distressed by their lack of interest in sex. The report said: "Endorsing the assumption that 'people want less sex as they age' was associated with lack of interest in both genders".

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  • Here Are the Top Causes of Death Worldwide
Here Are the Top Causes of Death Worldwide

Dr Anwar Rafay, one of the authors and consultant epidemiologist and biostatistician at the Contech School of Public Health, told Dawn that although the study had been completed, the reliability of data remained a big question in Pakistan, as compared to the United States, Scandinavian countries and India, where authentic data was available.

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  • PM Mourns Arjan Singh's Death, Hails His Leadership in 1965 War
PM Mourns Arjan Singh's Death, Hails His Leadership in 1965 War

Former Indian Air Force (IAF) chiefs S P Tyagi, N C Suri and Anil Y Tipnis as also several decorated officers who served under Arjan Singh during the 1965 war were present. Arjan Singh was the born leader of a fledgling Air Force who flew every possible aircraft, including in combat. The Defence Ministry said the war hero's mortal remains wi...

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  • How to Watch LSU vs. Mississippi State
How to Watch LSU vs. Mississippi State

A couple of Jace Christmann kicks sandwiched a back-breaking play-action pass from Nick Fitzgerald to Keith Mixon for a 45-yard score that had the Bulldogs leading 30-7 heading to the final quarter. Aeris Williams added 146 yards for Mississippi State , which rushed for 285 yards in the game. Darrel Williams had five rushes for 29 yards and L...

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  • 'Save our schools:' Groups protest outside Betsy DeVos school visit
'Save our schools:' Groups protest outside Betsy DeVos school visit

DeVos makes no apologies for visiting a Catholic elementary school along with visits to public schools. Does it hinder a competent student's chance of getting into a school just because they don't meet the criteria? She didn't say how the rules would change but said her office would seek feedback from the public and universities on new rules.

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  • Larry King diagnosed with lung cancer, says he has recovered
Larry King diagnosed with lung cancer, says he has recovered

The Larry King Now host also took to Twitter on Wednesday to express his gratitude for everyone's support. He says the doctors told him he was fortunate the cancer was spotted, because there are usually no symptoms, until it has progressed into the later stages.

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  • Global hunger on rise, say United Nations food agencies
Global hunger on rise, say United Nations food agencies

Children drink from a tap during recess at a UNICEF supported primary school inside Bukasi internally displaced people's camp, in Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. The figure represents an increase of 38 million over the previous year. In fact, the United Nations registered more overweight and obese children in most regions of the world and in all...

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  • Cuomo Heads To US Virgin Islands To Assess Irma Storm Damage
Cuomo Heads To US Virgin Islands To Assess Irma Storm Damage

Cuomo will travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday, September 15 to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Irma. The governor warned that the islands face "a long road to rebuild" but stressed that NY would stand with them. Additionally, Airmen from the 105th Airlift Wing deployed a satellite communication team with seven personnel to MS using...

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  • MI Teacher Suspended for Assaulting Student Refusing the Pledge
MI Teacher Suspended for Assaulting Student Refusing the Pledge

Another teacher ridiculed and yelled at him for freely deciding to sit during the pledge the following day. "My wife and I, my father-in-law, my parents, my entire family... According to the school, they are investigating the incident while the teacher is out on suspension. Since the incident, Chaney says he no longer feels safe attending the mi...

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  • Frank Vincent, mobster on 'The Sopranos' and 'Goodfellas', dies aged 80
Frank Vincent, mobster on 'The Sopranos' and 'Goodfellas', dies aged 80

After The Sopranos ended, Vincent continued to work in television , including voicing a character on Adult Swim's Mr. Pickles from 2014 to 2016. Vincent's talents weren't limited to just acting. Said Vincent of Scorsese in a 2011 interview , "Marty has a knack for ... picking people who are really not that well known and to develop t...

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  • Watford boss Marco Silva fed up with defensive injury crisis
Watford boss Marco Silva fed up with defensive injury crisis

Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 81st minute. Watford withstood City's early pressure, with goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes saving well from Fernandinho and Christian Kabasele making a superb tackle to deny Aguero a one-on-one after 18 minutes.

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  • United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues
United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues

The United Nations appealed Thursday for massive help for the almost 400,000 who fled to Bangladesh , amid concern the number could keep rising unless Myanmar ends what critics denounce as " ethnic cleansing ". Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been widely condemned for a lack of moral leadership and compassion in the face of the crisis,...

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  • Ryan murder case: Haryana CM Khattar assures CBI inquiry into Pradyuman's killing
Ryan murder case: Haryana CM Khattar assures CBI inquiry into Pradyuman's killing

Earlier in the day, Khattar met the bereaved family of Pradyuman, assuring them justice in time-bound manner. "The murder of Pradyuman was unfortunate". Thakur said the responsibility of school managements should be fixed in such cases. "In future, the schools should ensure that such incidents did not occur in their premises", he said.

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  • Abducted Indian priest finally released after 18 months in captivity in Yemen
Abducted Indian priest finally released after 18 months in captivity in Yemen

In a September 13 letter, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, Major Rector of the Salesian order, said Fr. Uzhunnalil arrived to their community around 6 p.m. However, a video Uzhunnalil surfaced in December 2016, showing the priest pleading with the government of India and the Church to secure his release.

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  • 'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli locked up for violent Hillary Clinton threat
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli locked up for violent Hillary Clinton threat

A US judge on Wednesday ordered Martin Shkreli to be jailed while he awaits sentencing for securities fraud, citing a Facebook post in which the former drug company executive offered a $5,000 reward for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair.

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  • Eagles sign Jake Elliott, kick Caleb Sturgis to IR
Eagles sign Jake Elliott, kick Caleb Sturgis to IR

Sturgis was Philly's kicker the past two seasons after spending the previous two years with Miami, who drafted him in 2013. Elliott, 22, was a fifth-round pick by the Cincinnati Bengals and is on the Bengals' practice squad. Ultimately head coach Doug Pederson's made a decision to go for two points instead of kick after a touchdown with 1:29 rema...

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  • 'Very serious' prisoners escape from British Virgin Islands jail in Irma's wake
'Very serious' prisoners escape from British Virgin Islands jail in Irma's wake

Five died on the British Virgin Islands and four more on neighbouring Anguilla . The U.S. Virgin Islands were pummeled by Hurricane Irma - and while the federal response has been "awesome", more assistance is needed, Gov. The all-terrain vehicles have been stowed on HMS Ocean which is due to sail to the Caribbean today. "So we have maintaine...

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  • Light Drinking During Pregnancy May Not Affect Baby's Health, Study Finds
Light Drinking During Pregnancy May Not Affect Baby's Health, Study Finds

Researchers found very little evidence that light drinking in pregnancy causes harm to babies, including birth defects, developmental delay, behavioural problems and impaired intelligence. There is no proven "safe" amount that women can drink while pregnant, although there is plenty of evidence on the risky risks of heavy drinking. "Formulati...

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