Woman FIDE Master Shania Mae Mendoza and Woman International Master Bernadette Galas pulled off shock wins as the Philippines carved out a 2-2 draw with higher-ranked England after five rounds of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia Friday night.
Stergos “The Greek Dynamite” Mikkios is no stranger to adversity as long before he first laced a pair of Muay Thai gloves however, Mikkios was already battling the odds.
Mexican marines seized a record 50 tons of crystal meth from a drug lab in the state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday.
Global warming is expected to unleash more rain, exposing millions more people to river flooding particularly in the United States and parts of Asia, Africa and central Europe, researchers said Wednesday.
North Korea blamed US “nuclear blackmail” for soaring tensions over its weapons programme following rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organization, state media said Saturday.
Xiaoqing Liu, who is a big star in China, will be producing and starring in a TV show meant for broadcast in America. “Empress” is about Wu Zetian, who ruled the Zhou dynasty for two decades. Its target air date is 2018, but so far no network has been named just yet.
President Barack Obama said Thursday that U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials have received no specific, credible information suggesting a potential terrorist attack against the United States. He said Americans must be vigilant this holiday season.
President Barack Obama sought Thursday to reassure Americans they face no ”credible” terror threat, as US authorities began a review of the visa system that let one of the San Bernardino shooters into the country.
President Barack Obama launched a full-throated defense of open immigration policies Tuesday, hailing it as America’s ”oldest tradition” amid a fierce election-fueled row over tighter rules.
Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland announced it will begin taking an organ from a deceased donor and giving it to an Afghanistan veteran within the next several months. The operation is going to be performed for the first time in the United States.