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World's tiniest surviving baby born in California

Published On: May 30, 2019 11:59 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SAN DIEGO, May 30: When she was born, the baby girl weighed about the same as an apple.

The Jonas Brothers strike deal for memoir called ‘Blood’

Published On: May 29, 2019 02:49 PM NPT By: Associated Press

The Jonas Brothers want to share their story. Musicians Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas have signed a deal with Macmillan to publish their memoir. The book will delve into the band’s formation, rise to stardom, breakup in 2013 and reconciliation as a music group earlier this year.

Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-‘Thrones’

Published On: May 29, 2019 12:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington has checked into a wellness retreat to work on what his representative says are “personal issues.” A representative for Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utilizing a post-“Game of Thrones” break in his schedule to spend time at the facility. No additional details were released.

Tornadoes leave trail of destruction across Ohio, Indiana

Published On: May 28, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BROOKVILLE, May 28: A rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight, packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another.

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows

Published On: May 28, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DUBAI, May 28: The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions, is being reshaped by technology.

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B

Published On: May 28, 2019 03:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28: Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.

Who needs a TV cooking show when you can host one online?

Published On: May 28, 2019 02:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Dalkin, who went to culinary school and has worked as a private chef, will offer tips for de-boning salmon, cleaning mushrooms, and joke about her polka dot sweat suit that Thomas says resembles pajamas. It’s all very casual and doable, which Dalkin said is the point.

Analysis: India’s Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term

Published On: May 28, 2019 01:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, May 28: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office after responding to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir with an airstrike inside Pakistan, allowing him to turn voters’ attention away from the country’s highest unemployment rate in decades.

Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2

Published On: May 28, 2019 10:16 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KAWASAKI, JAPAN, May 28: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls waiting at a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself, officials and media said.

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office

Published On: May 27, 2019 06:34 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of 'Aladdin' crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counter programming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy 'Booksmart' and the horror movie 'Brightburn.'

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Published On: May 27, 2019 12:53 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LIMA, May 27: A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death.

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

Published On: May 27, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

EL RENO, May 27: A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday.

Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet

Published On: May 26, 2019 02:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

TAIPEI, May 26: More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions.

California show explores Warhol’s social, tech foreshadowing

Published On: May 26, 2019 01:54 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique. A retrospective of Warhol’s work on display in San Francisco captures the artist’s ability to use paintings, drawings, photographs and other mediums to create buzz-worthy personas the way people do now using social media.

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

Published On: May 26, 2019 01:26 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns hero

Published On: May 26, 2019 01:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KATHMANDU, May 26: Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record.

Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Published On: May 26, 2019 11:45 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, May 26: An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday.

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR

Published On: May 25, 2019 03:14 PM NPT By: Associated Press

The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting.

Adam Levine leaving ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

Published On: May 25, 2019 01:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Adam Levine is leaving NBC’s “The Voice” after 16 seasons.

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote

Published On: May 25, 2019 01:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LANGEOOG, May 25: Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald’s restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blue skies above.