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Indian-American teacher hailed for saving students during Florida shooting

New York, Feb 17 : A quick-acting Indian-American maths teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead. Read Full Story

FBI Director should resign, urges Florida Governor

Washington, Feb 17 : Governor of Florida state Rick Scott on Saturday urged the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to resign in the wake of the agency's admission that it failed to follow up on an earlier tip over the shooter who killed 17 people in a Florida high school. Read Full Story

13 Russian nationals indicted over 2016 US election interference

Washington, Feb 17 : US Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud Washington, according to the Department of Justice. Read Full Story

Giant signs in Miami ask senator to enact gun control

Washington, Feb 17 : Three trucks with giant signs addressed to US Republican Senator Marco Rubio drove through the streets of Miami on Friday, demanding enact gun control to avoid more massacres like the one that occurred this week at a school in Florida. Read Full Story

'Florida school shooter heard voices in his head'

Washington, Feb 17 : Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old youth who killed 15 students and two staff members with an AR-15 automatic rifle in Florida, told police that voices in his head told him how to carry out the attack, police said on Friday. Read Full Story

FBI admits it failed to investigate Florida shooter tip-off

Washington, Feb 17 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) admitted on Friday that it received a tip in January on Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooter who killed 17 people earlier this week, but failed to follow up. Read Full Story

Trump visits shooting survivors in Florida hospital

Miami, Feb 17 : US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Florida where the survivors of this week's school massacre were being treated, media reports said. Read Full Story

Ex-Playboy model claims having affair with Trump

New York, Feb 17 : A former Playboy model claimed that she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006 and has also described the US President's alleged system for concealing affairs, a media report said. Read Full Story

Should Melania 'leave' Donald Trump? See what polls say

Washington D.C. , Feb 17 : Not all seems to be well with the Trumps if US-based poll numbers are to be believed. Read Full Story

Trump meets shooting victims at Florida hospital

Washington D.C. , Feb 17 : United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the victims of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting Friday night, immediately after his arrival in Florida. Read Full Story

Trump to meet families of school shooting victims in Florida

Washington, Feb 16 : US President Donald Trump will travel to south Florida on Friday to meet family members of the victims of this week's school shooting that left 17 dead. Read Full Story

US court overturns USD 21 mn damages for wrong brain surgery on Indian woman

New York, Feb 16 : A court has overturned the USD 21 million awarded to the family of a woman of Indian descent who was operated on her brain instead of her jaw because of a hospital mix-up, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Thousands mourn victims of Florida school shooting

Miami, Feb 16 : Thousands attended a vigil to mourn the 17 victims who were slaughtered by a 19-year-old former student at a high school in Florida which had ousted him for indiscipline. Read Full Story

CalAtlantic Homes Brings Gated Residential Living To The Heart Of The West Valley Sports And Entertainment District In Phoenix, AZ

PHOENIX, Feb. 16: CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, is now selling Arbor and Desert Bloom at Western Enclave, two carefully crafted new home collections offering peaceful gated community living just two miles from Phoenix's most dynamic sports and entertainment district. Read Full Story

U-Haul Announces USD 1,200 Employee Bonuses Thanks to Trump Tax Cuts

PHOENIX, Feb. 16: U-Haul Chairman Joe Shoen shared an email with all Team Members on Thursday night announcing that bonuses will be issued across the AMERCO system, the result of federal tax reductions that were recently signed into law. Read Full Story

Texas Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16: Pre-service teachers from Houston, Texas, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 11:35 a.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 13. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Read Full Story

Cooked Perfect Fire Grilled Chicken Is The Hottest Product in the Freezer!

NEW YORK, Feb. 16: Fire Makes It Better! Cooked Perfect Fire Grilled Chicken, the innovative range of juicy, tender, and uniquely bold chicken - from Home Market Foods - is named 2018 Product of the Year for the Frozen Entree Category. Read Full Story

Helping Tukwila students bellies grow full and minds grow bright

SEATTLE, Feb. 16: Imagine you're in third grade, sitting at your desk as the teacher explains a division problem. But you can't think about the best way to divide 15 apples among 10 of your friends. You're too worried about when your next meal will be and where it will come from. Read Full Story

Maserati Multi 70 Crosses the Equator at 10:28 UTC After 22 days

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 16: Maserati Multi 70 is back in the Northern Hemisphere after crossing the equator at longitude 5°W today at 10:28 UTC after 21 days, 13 hours and 15 minutes. Read Full Story

FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S. that can increase solar power plant output

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla., Feb. 16: Florida Power and Light Company today unveiled a new, cutting-edge solar-plus-storage system that is believed to be the first in the country to fully integrate battery technology with a major solar power plant in a way that increases the plant's overall energy output. Read Full Story

The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation will hold a benefit concert with a special guest performance by Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16: The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation (LAPMF) will hold a special benefit concert on Tuesday March 6 at Avalon Hollywood. The evening will begin with a performance by LA-based rock musicians Heaven and Earth. Steven Tyler and the Loving Mary Band will close the evening out. Read Full Story

Former NFL Running Back and Dancing with the Stars Champion Rashad Jennings Motivates and Inspires Others in Debut Book

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 16: In his debut book, The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self, former NFL running back and Dancing with the Stars Season 24 champion, Rashad Jennings, shares his inspiring story, imparts practical advice, and encourages readers to follow their dreams. Read Full Story

Chooszing Sponsors Bracket Making Contest for Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 16: Chooszing, the app that lets users create, vote on and share brackets about things you love, is sponsoring its first online bracket making-contest in honor of the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read Full Story

Ram and Mopar Customize the All-new 2019 Ram 1500 at Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 16: The Ram Truck and Mopar brands teamed up today at the Chicago Auto Show (CAS) to debut an outdoor-sport-themed 2019 Ram 1500 modified with a selection of the more than 200 Mopar parts and accessories available for the all-new truck. Read Full Story

Fraport USA Spreads Kindness for Air Travelers During Random Acts of Kindness Week

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 16: Airport developer Fraport USA is celebrating Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week, Feb. 11-17, for the fourth consecutive year at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Read Full Story

Spring Baking Championship Returns To Monday Nights In March

NEW YORK, Feb. 16: Spring Baking Championship returns to Food Network's supercharged Monday night lineup in March with an all-new season launching on Monday, March 12th at 9pm ET/PT. Read Full Story

Taste Beauty announces the launch of new structure to further accelerate growth

NEW YORK, Feb. 10: Taste Beauty, a leading manufacturer and marketer of innovative and high quality beauty products, announces a new diversified business structure as it moves into its next phase of growth. Read Full Story

LIKE APP Ranked #1 on iTunes Charts with the Debut of its 4D Magic Video Editing Feature

NEW YORK, Feb. 16: LIKE APP, the leading video application with the most advanced technology in the category, launches its game-changing 4D Magic editing feature with the help of young Hollywood. From Stranger Things' Noah Schnapp , Midnight Sun's Bella Thorne to many famous KOLs, LIKE APP is taking over social media platforms and briefly ranked number one on the iTunes charts. Read Full Story

AtWork Group Named a Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winner

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 16: AtWork Group, an award-winning national staffing franchise, has been named to Franchise Business Review's Best Franchise Opportunities of 2018, the only franchise list based solely on reported owner satisfaction. Read Full Story

Nerve Networks for Walking Originated in Ancient Fish

NEW YORK, Feb. 16: The nerve circuits that enable people to walk first appeared more than 400 million years ago in fish whose descendants still walk the seafloor on their fins. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from NYU School of Medicine and published online February 8 in the journal Cell. Read Full Story

Live Streaming Provider Agora Announces Winner of DeveloperWeek SF Hackathon

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 16: (, the global leader in real-time communications (RTC) solutions, today announced the grand winner of DeveloperWeek Hackathon, the nation's largest challenge-driven hackathon. Read Full Story

Switch and Get USD 100 at Jackson Hewitt

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 16: Jackson Hewitt launched this week 'Switch and Get USD 100,' a national promotion offering USD 100 to clients who didn't file with the tax service last year. This offer is available for a limited time at participating locations. Read Full Story

Control GX Voted Product Of The Year 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 16: Global men's hair care leader Just For Men announced Control GX Grey Reducing Shampoo has been named Product of the Year for 2018. Read Full Story

Cook's Country Magazine Launches On the Road

BOSTON, Feb. 16: Cook's Country magazine launched "On The Road" a new regular section designed to seek out America's hidden dishes and tell the stories behind the most interesting restaurants across the U.S. The goal is to create foolproof recipes based on these undiscovered gems so that anyone can have a taste of the road at home. Read Full Story

Celebrate Team USA At The Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 At Kellogg's NYC Cafe

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 16: In honor of Team USA competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Kellogg's NYC Cafe is offering a USA-inspired menu and transforming its space with a Team Kellogg's twist. Read Full Story

Subaru Crosstrek Earns Kelley Blue Book 2018 5-Year Cost To Own Award

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 16: Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek has won "Best Compact SUV/Crossover" in Kelley Blue Book's annual 5-Year Cost to Own Awards. Read Full Story

Finess is Changing the Game in Bladder Leak Protection

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 16: One in three women currently struggle with bladder leaks, and for the estimated 20 million women battling with this issue, regular product failures, wet underwear and a fear of odor are a constant problem. In fact, one in three women with bladder leakage experience a product failure every week. Read Full Story

MyFamilyPlan Named to Startup Grind's 2018 Global Startup Exhibition

HOUSTON, Feb. 16: MyFamilyPlan has been selected to Startup Grind's 2018 Class of Exhibiting Startups! Chosen from over 7,000 applicant companies, The Startup Exhibition ultimately recognizes 130 companies handpicked from 115 countries and 400 cities around the world. Read Full Story

What The Film?! Rises from the Rubble of Hurricane Irma

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10: While helping with cleanup in Ft. Myers, Florida, from Hurricane Irma and after chain sawing trees all day, unable to fall asleep in their tent at night, neighbors Alex Mackey and Mike Szalajko came up with the idea of What The Film?! a party game about making movies and backstabbing friends. Read Full Story

Fetch Expands Staff, Launches Fetch10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 16: Fetch continues to disrupt the status quo in the staffing industry with the announcement of Fetch10 and two key hires. Already a presence in the staffing world online, Fetch offers employers unlimited job postings and hires for only USD 199 per month. Read Full Story

Water Systems Council Heralds Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Address America's Water Systems Infrastructure Crisis

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16: The Water Systems Council (WSC), the only national nonprofit organization solely focused on household wells and water well systems, expressed its enthusiastic support today for the introduction of bipartisan legislation that will modernize investment in water infrastructure by empowering states to invest in multiple water infrastructure projects. Read Full Story

Seek help if you feel 'confused or scared', Trump to kids

Washington, Feb 16 : Without mentioning anything about gun laws in the country, US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged children to seek help if they feel "lost, alone, confused or even scared." Read Full Story

US stocks trade higher after economic data

New York, Feb 16 : US stocks traded higher on Thursday as investors were digesting the latest economic data. Read Full Story

Ex-Trump adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

Washington, Feb 16 : US President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser has finalised a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, indicating that he would cooperate in the ongoing probe over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read Full Story

US Senate rejects immigration plans, Dreamers' fate uncertain

Washington, Feb 16 : The US Senate has summarily blocked four proposals to resolve the fate of Dreamers, leaving hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants in America facing an uncertain future. Read Full Story

FBI was warned about alleged shooter in September

Washington, Feb 16 : The FBI was warned in September about a possible school shooting threat from a YouTube user with the same name as the heavily-armed 19-year-old student who killed 17 people in Florida state in the US. Read Full Story

US accuses Russia of launching 'destructive' cyber-attack

Washington, Feb 16 : The US government has accused the Russian military of launching the "most destructive and costly cyber attack in history", but did not provide any evidence. Read Full Story

US slams Russia for 'most destructive, costly cyber-attack'

Washington, Feb 16 : The US has slammed Russia for "the most destructive and costly cyber attack in history" that crippled computers worldwide and said it "will be met with international consequences", media reports said. Read Full Story

Ex-Trump adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

Washington, Feb 16 : US President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser Rick Gates was finalising a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, indicating that he would cooperate in the ongoing Russian collusion probe, the media reported. Read Full Story

Sikh Uber driver 'held' at gunpoint

Washington D.C. , Feb 16 : A Sikh Uber driver claimed that he was held at gunpoint by a male passenger, who asked him racial questions regarding his national origin and his allegiance to the United States. Read Full Story

17 massacred in Florida school, ex-student charged with murder

Washington, Feb 15 : A 19-year-old returned to the high school which had ousted him for indiscipline in the US state of Florida and went on a shooting spree, slaughtering 17 students and teachers in one of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history. Read Full Story

Florida shooting: President Trump to visit school

Tallahassee (Florida) [United States], Feb 16 : United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he is planning to meet with the families of the students and teachers who were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School yesterday. Read Full Story

Florida shooting: Trump orders flags at half-staff

Washington DC [United States], Feb 16 : United States President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Thursday mourning the victims of the deadly shooting at Florida high school, ordering American flags to be flown at half-staff. Read Full Story

Transgender woman successfully breastfeeds baby in world first

New York, Feb 15 : In a breakthrough, US doctors have reported the first ever case of a transgender woman successfully breast-feeding her baby. Read Full Story

Florida shooting suspect 'is part of white supremacist group'

Washington DC [United States], Feb 16 : The leader of a white supremacist group on Thursday claimed that Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooting suspect, was a member of his group and had participated in paramilitary drills. Read Full Story

Ex-student Cruz confesses to Florida school shooting

Tallahassee (Florida) [United States], Feb 16 : 19-year-old, Nikolas Cruz, accused of gunning down 17 people at his former school Marjory Stoneman Douglas, has admitted his role in the crime. Read Full Story

US Senate rejects Trump's 'immigration plan'

Washington DC [United States], Feb 16 : The United States Senate on Thursday decisively rejected legislation based on President Trump's framework for an immigration deal in a 39-60 vote. Read Full Story

Florida shooting: Teen charged with 17 counts of murder

Tallahassee (Florida) [United States], Feb 15 : The 19-year-old suspect in the Florida school mass shooting has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Read Full Story

US seeks to mend ties with Europe

Washington, Feb 15 : The US Department of State has announced that Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will visit five European nations staring Friday and seek to mend bilateral ties with them. Read Full Story

17 killed in Florida school shooting, ex-student arrested

Washington, Feb 15 : At least 17 students and teachers were killed as a heavily-armed 19-year-old went on a shooting spree outside and inside his former high school in Florida state in the US, authorities said. The shooter was arrested an hour later. Read Full Story

US plan for Mideast peace 'fairly well-advanced': Tillerson

Amman, Feb 15 : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that work on a new plan for achieving peace in the Middle East peace is "fairly well advanced." Read Full Story

Dangerous to advocate confrontation: Chinese envoy to US

Washington, Feb 15 : Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai has said that it would be dangerous to advocate confrontation and instead expressed confidence that common interest and dialogue would outgrow any friction between the two nations. Read Full Story

NRMP Report Shows 2018 Appointment Year Fellowship Matches at Record High

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15: The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the release of "Results and Data Specialties Matching Service, 2018 Appointment Year", an annual report of physician Fellowship Matches conducted by the NRMP Specialties Matching Service (SMS). Read Full Story

It Takes 11 Years for a Single Homebuyer to Save for a Down Payment

SEATTLE, Feb. 15: In today's highly competitive housing market, finding an affordable home can feel increasingly out of reach, especially for singles. Read Full Story

Miracle Method Recognized as One of the Best in 2018 Franchisee Satisfaction Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 15: Miracle Method Surface Refinishing, the nation's largest professional bathroom and kitchen refinishing franchise, has been listed by Franchise Business Review as one of the Best Franchise Opportunities for 2018. Based on its franchise owners' satisfaction, the franchise has also been ranked No. 2 in the Home Services Category. Read Full Story

Brookdale Associates Raise Whopping USD 2.1 million for Alzheimer's Association

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb.15: Stephanie Veitenheimer set a very personal and lofty goal for herself last year. For her 10-year work anniversary, she was going to lead her team at Brookdale Midwestern in raising USD 10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. Read Full Story

Product Of The Year USA Reveals 2018 Award Winners Based On Largest U.S. Consumer Votes

NEW YORK, Feb. 15: Product of the Year USA, the world's largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, announced the winners of the 2018 Product of the Year Awards. Read Full Story

Getty Images and Google Announce a New Partnership

NEW YORK, Feb. 15: Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, and Google today announced an agreement that includes a multi-year global licensing partnership, enabling Google to use Getty Images' content within its various products and services. Read Full Story

Kia Stinger Named As Best Of The Year In MotorWeek 2018 Drivers' Choice Awards

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15: The Kia Stinger has been named as Best of the Year in MotorWeek's 2018 Drivers' Choice Awards, the top honor given amongst the 14-category program. Read Full Story

Almost Two in Three American Workers Don't Know About the Tax Credit for Retirement Savers

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15: American workers may be unknowingly overlooking a tax credit this year. The Saver's Credit, also referred to as the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit by the Internal Revenue Service, is available to eligible taxpayers who are saving for retirement, yet 64 percent of workers are unaware of the credit, according to the 18th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey. Read Full Story

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