White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Sunday that the question of whether any laws were broken as part of the IRS scandal is "irrelevant" to the fact that the agency's actions were wrong and unjustifiable.
Two men have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy over an iPad in Las Vegas, police said Sunday.
I like to consider myself a red-blooded woman. I have read the Kama Sutra (not without a little consternation at how some of those contortions are done, mind) and I am totally comfortable telling you that I more than appreciate the sight of the male form in its prime (particularly when the prime in question is Alexander Skaarsgard in full vampire regalia). In short, I consider myself fairly enlightened about sex and sexiness.In the last couple of years though, I have experienced a total sense of ambivalence about the increasing levels of in-your-face sexuality that seem to have pervaded every waking moment of modern life.More...
After a contentious approval process, the development that could give Prince George's County its first Whole Foods Market appears to be moving forward.
The Prince George's County Planning Board is expected to review key elements of the project on Thursday in one of the final steps before the developer can seek building permits and break ground at the 37-acre site in Riverdale Park.
Johnny Boychuk broke a tie midway through the second period, and the Boston Bruins scored two goals in the third to beat the New York Rangers 5-2 on Sunday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
On the night of May 3, a robber made a getaway from a Burrabazar house with jewellery and cash worth Rs 1.25 lakh after gagging and assaulting a 73-year-old woman who stays there. Three days later, he was behind bars despite fleeing the state, thanks to electronic eyes that had been installed in Adi Banstalla Lane by residents to ensure what the police could not: round-the-clock surveillance.
Mount Everest, the peak with a temperament that can make the foulest of Tasmanian Devils look docile, hid its unpredictable face behind a backcloth of fair weather to help a surge of climbers, including an egg-seller from Calcutta, reach the world's highest hump on Sunday.
A fire around Sunday noon gutted about 150 shanties in Rajarhat's Atghara, about 5km from City Centre II. Tall flames forced neighbours to run out of their homes to safety.
Nine degrees of separation from five to nine ' the weather god's cool gift to Calcuttans on Sunday evening.
Infrastructure company Afcons has virtually not been able to start work on the most crucial stretch of East West Metro in over three years because the route map for the line could not be finalised in the absence of crucial stretches of land and also help from the state government.
Old boy Lakshmi Narayan Mittal made an important announcement for his alma mater and arguably an even more important suggestion for his bleary-eyed successors on the benches that he used to occupy three decades ago.
Mamata Banerjee had taken East West Metro from the state government and handed it over to the railways in 2012 and that, given the present state of affairs, was the biggest blow to the project that spawned dreams of India's first train ride under a river.
Mayoral candidates Oscar Leeser and Steve Ortega have two basic things to prove to voters before the June runoff election, a local political expert said.
Canada's tweeting astronaut says the physical toll of readjusting is much higher this time
Calcutta, May 19: Sudipta Sen today said outside Baruipur court that he "had to pay and please a section of people" to run his business and he would reveal the details "after three months".
Durgapur, May 19: About 60 villagers led by Trinamul activists have stalled construction of a water treatment plant of Essar Oil near Durgapur over the sacking of a guard, the protest coming a day before minister Partha Chatterjee's visit to a company office.
Calcutta, May 19: A Facebook post by Mamata Banerjee on the eve of the second anniversary of her government drew both bouquets and brickbats.
Calcutta, May 19: Sudipta Sen was today taken to New Town police station from Baruipur court, 35km away, and not to the Baruipur police lock-up that is adjacent to the court.
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - - Militants killed at least 10 Iraqi policemen in a series of attacks on checkpoints in the West of the country on Sunday, police and local officials said.
London: Arsenal qualified for the Champions League for the 16th straight season after edging Tottenham to fourth place in the Premier League.
Rome: After all these years, Rafael Nadal still knows how to dominate Roger Federer.
Kuala Lumpur: India suffered a 0-5 thrashing against a formidable China in their opening group stage match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship, here, on Sunday.
Calcutta: Deepika Kumari settled for two silver medals as India finished fourth in the Archery World Cup Stage I, which concluded in Shanghai, on Sunday.
New Delhi: Kerala Cricket Association secretary T. C. Mathew on Sunday said that Indian pacer Sreesanth was indeed very close to Jiju Janardhanan, and called him the "satellite" of the tainted speedster.
Calcutta: Rajasthan Royals have sought punishment if the three players arrested for their alleged role in spot-fixing in the ongoing IPL are found guilty. The franchise has also assured full support to the rest of its players as they prepare for the play-offs.
Chennai: BCCI president N. Srinivasan has dismissed suggestions that the Board did not crack down on corruption despite getting warnings from the ICC.
Pune: Delhi DareDevils' woeful season ended with yet another disappointing loss, this time by 38 runs to Pune Warriors, to finish at the bottom of the nine-team table in the IPL-VI here on Sunday.
Hyderabad: The sun continues to rise in this IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad. They clinched the remaining play-off berth, thanks to a comfortable five-wicket victory against Kolkata Knight Riders, here, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, on Sunday.
Calcutta: The Mohun Bagan versus United SC match is again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Two days after the match was called off due to bad light, the rematch on Sunday again stirred up a controversy.