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Cheerleader's 'invisible box' stunt breaks the internet

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The premise involves stepping onto an "invisible box" with one foot and leaping over it with the other foot. Some people were close, like Maley Moak's friend Maggie . It appears that fitness is a key ingredient in beating the challenge, according to Men's Health fitness editor Ebenezer Samuel. "You'll notice his body rotates toward the leg on the step as well; there's a ton of oblique and ab stability maintaining that position". Read More »

Gus Malzahn says best days are ahead for Auburn

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Georgia, which led 10-7 at halftime, was sixth in this week's CFP rankings, but should move to at least fourth in the final set of standings. No. 7 Auburn will face No. Malzahn led the Tigers to the BCS title game in his first season, but they lost 34-31 to Florida State. And now that Auburn is out of contention for the College Football Playoff, it seems more likely that Malzahn might listen. Read More »

BJP targets Cong after Sibal seeks deferment of Ayodhya case

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Speaking to ANI , Mehboob said: "Yes, Kapil Sibal is our lawyer, but he is also related to a political party". The development comes a day after Sibal, who is representing the Sunni Waqf Board in the Ram temple issue, urged the Supreme Court to take up the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case in July 2019, after the Lok Sabha elections. Read More »

Iranian FM Deplores US Supreme Court's Greenlight for Muslim Ban

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Six of the total eight countries barred by Trump's order are Muslim majority - Syria, Libya, Iran , Yemen, Chad, and Somalia . Lower courts had previously limited the scope of the ban to people without either certain family connections to the United States or formal relationships with US-based entities such as universities and resettlement agencies. Read More »

Metcalfe During Hearing "I Don't Like Men as You Might"

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State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe told a Democratic male colleague to stop touching his arm Tuesday during a House committee meeting because he's heterosexual, and then urged the Democrat to look to people in his own party if he wanted to touch men. Read More »

Zinke Says New Mexico Monuments Won't Shrink

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Trump did, however, reduce the size of two large-scale national monuments on land sacred to American Indians. Zinke shot back, calling that "nefarious, false and a lie". "It strips protections for sensitive lands and cultural sites, and it is deeply hurtful and insulting to the Native American tribes who worked over many years for the Bears Ears National Monument and its protection". Read More »

United Kingdom made no estimate of Brexit's economic impact

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These were, he said, sectoral analyses, started in 2016, which were "essentially looking at what the industries consist of, looking at the size of them in terms of revenue and capital and employment and so on". The Brexit secretary said: "Not that I'm aware of". When you have a paradigm change - as happened in 2008 with the financial crisis - all the models were wrong. Read More »

Dozens injured in a train collision in Meerbusch, Germany

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Rescue efforts were slowed by damaged power lines. A pair of trains crashed into one another near Dusseldorf, Germany on Tuesday, local media reported. Three passengers were "badly hurt" while the others suffered light injuries. "Our emergency services arrived at the accident site", the Meerbusch Fire Department said via Twitter. Read More »

Federal officials file new charges against man acquitted in Kate Steinle case

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The Mexican national was released from a San Francisco jail prior to the killing of Steinle, which led to a national outrage over sanctuary cities . Immigration officials have said they want to deport him. "We believe this was a homicide", said at a news conference Tuesday. President Trump also chimed in, tweeting, "A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case!" Garcia Zarate had been deported five times before the 2015 shooting. Read More »

PM meets new UP mayors, Amethis civic polls winners of BJP

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The Lokniti-CSDS poll commissioned by ABP News suggests that there is widespread resentment among the Gujarat electorate against demonetization as well as GST and the BJP's projected vote share declined as the electioneering progressed. In North Gujarat which has 53 seats, the poll gave the Congress a lead over the BJP. Though Congress did not field any candidate in Amethi, the victory of a BJP candidate there is still considered a major blow to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as it is his ... Read More »

11000-acre Creek fire prompts mandatory evacuations from La Crescenta to Sylmar

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The Thomas, Creek, and Rye Fires are wreaking havoc in Southern California, as authorities and firefighters scramble to contain the rapidly moving blazes. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of emergency for the city in response to the Creek Fire late Tuesday. Terrified horses and larger animals frightened by the roaring Creek Fire in Sylmar were herded to safety at an evacuation center at Pierce College in Woodland Hills Tuesday, but the facility was soon packed to capacity. Read More »

Stock Technical & Performances to Explore: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

About 19.68 million shares traded or 59.74% up from the average. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500. Inc. lowered its holdings in J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM ) by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Read More »

Congratulations to Austria - court overturns barriers to equal marriage

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In recent years in Austria , same-sex couples in civil partnerships have been allowed to adopt children. Those rights include adoption and support for fertility treatments. Same-sex couples in Austria have been able to enter only into "registered partnerships" since 2010, with almost the same rights of married couples. Read More »

Arnold officer in critical condition after shooting

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The officer and suspect were both taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center in South County. The suspect ran into the woods and fired shots, though it wasn't clear if he was shooting at police. Police aren't sure if that wound was self-inflicted. He was caught a short time later and a gun was confiscated. It is unclear when he was most recently released from custody. Read More »

Foreign Trade Policy may focus on job creation, improving trade logistics

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The FTP will focus on exports from labour intensive and MSME sectors by way of increased incentives in order to increase employment opportunities. He said input tax credit (ITC) and Integrated-GST refunds for exporters are being expedited and explained in detail the process and procedure for refund of the claims for exporters. Read More »

Trump transition official in email: Russian Federation 'has just thrown the U.S. election'

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Alright, so some back story: McFarland used to be Michael Flynn's deputy national security adviser. In a December 29 message about newly imposed Obama administration sanctions against Russia for its election interference, Ms. A White House lawyer said on Friday that Ms McFarland did not mean Russian Federation had tipped the election, only that Democrats were portraying it that way. Read More »

US Battles For Global Push On N.Korea Amid Russia, China Doubts

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All 15 council members strongly condemned North Korea's launch on Tuesday of its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile which South Korea's Defence Ministry said Friday is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometres, which would put Washington within reach. Read More »

RK Nagar by-polls: Actor Vishal thanks EC for accepting his nomination

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I conclude that required number of the proposers have not validly proposed the candidature of Thiru. Logically, Getting 10 people to propose such a candidate for a nomination is not hard Even If forged, and there seems no reason for that in this case, Those proposers being aware of the same and approaching the EC with an objection in 24 hrs, unlikely. Read More »

Philippine police to rejoin anti-drug operations

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Dela Rosa had claimed that crimes like rape had gone up since the PNP had been benched in the drug war. Duterte said in a speech, referring to human rights groups, Catholic bishops and priests who had urged an end to the killings. Many Filipinos continue to support the crackdown and believe Duterte is making society safer. The drug enforcement agency has only a fraction of the manpower of the 190,000-strong police. Read More »

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick for Homeland Security Secretary

Nielsen will be charged with leading the department at a critical time", he said. Nielsen also will be the only DHS secretary who has previously worked at the department. Several administration officials say Duke has informed the White House she plans to resign once Nielsen takes over. Last month, a watchdog group filed an ethics complaint against Nielsen after she used a private consultant who represents clients with millions of dollars in DHS contracts to help her navigate the ... Read More »

US B-1B Bombers to Join Exercise in South Korea, Yonhap Says

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An unspecified number of the long-range bombers will join more than 230 aircraft taking part in the two countries' largest-ever joint exercise , called "Vigilant Ace", a defense source told the South Korean news agency. "In a way, that's sending a message, but showing North Korea that we are serious and could initiate operations at a time of our choosing creates a new element their leadership has to consider when deciding on further tests or other possibly provocative actions". Read More »

Police Thwart Islamic Terror Plot To Assassinate Theresa May

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A plot to assassinate UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Sky News reported on Tuesday, citing sources. Police told the network's Martin Brunt that they believe the accused planned to launch an improvised explosive device at the heavily gated entrance to Downing Street and use "the ensuing chaos" to kill Theresa May. Read More »

Suspect Dead After Police-Involved Shooting In The Bronx

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He said this is known as a no-knock search warrant and can be unsafe because of the uncertainty. "The officers immediately called for an ambulance and rendered aid". "This was information we received about guns and drugs in that apartment", Monahan said. The initial suspect police were looking for later appeared at the apartment building and was arrested by police. Read More »

Obama: Curbing Climate Change Should Be 'Obsession For Us'

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Bloomberg and former mayor of New York City. "Sheltering future generations from the ravages of climate change should be something of an obsession for us", Obama said at the event in Chicago's Streeterville district. Trump has said the terms of the agreement should be more favourable to businesses and taxpayers. Emanuel and other Democratic mayors are forging their own policies on climate in the wake of the Trump Administration pulling out of the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse ... Read More »

2 high school students reportedly shot in Graham

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Update 3:37 PM: Pierce County Sheriff's Department detective Ed Troyer went on KIRO and reported that deputies are "100 percent confident that the shooters are out of the area and fled by vehicle". Officials said the victims ran back onto the campus after being shot. "This is a scary situation and we are proud of how our staff, students and families have been and are still reacting to it". Read More »

Judge to hear arguments in defamation lawsuit against President Trump

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The lawsuit by Summer Zervos , a former contestant on Trump's reality show " The Apprentice ", contends that Trump's denials of her accusations amounted to false and defamatory statements. Schecter reserved judgment on the motion and said she would rule at a later date. "She injected herself, she instigated a debate", he said. When she replied, "C'mon man, get real", he repeated her - "Get real" - and thrust his genitals at her. Read More »

Aide: Mother Pence Thinks Trump Is 'Totally Vile'

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In the lewd tape, recorded on a bus, Trump is heard bragging to then-anchor Billy Bush about grabbing women's genitals and kissing them without consent. In response, Mike Pence's Press Secretary Alyssa Farah called the Atlantic's story a "tired, false claim". "Pence was not a particularly hard partier, but he gamely presided over these efforts, and when things went sideways he was often called upon to smooth things over with the adults". Read More »

Record-breaking rainbow in Taiwan lasts for 9 fantastic hours

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The record for the longest-lasting rainbow was set in Yorkshire after the phenomenon appeared for six hours on 14 March 1994. The time of day where they have the most gaps that need to be filled is between 11 a.m. 'I was shaking when I observed a six-hour rainbow, but this was a miracle [to me], being able to capture a rainbow with such long duration'. "But then it did something even more incredible; it went on to beat the previous record by another three hours!" According to BBC , the ... Read More »

Three men charged with Maltese journalist's murder

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According to Maltese law, the police have 48 hours to question the suspects, charge them or release them. Apart from Marsa, arrests were also made in Zebbug and Bugibba, the Prime Minister said yesterday. Muscat would not comment on whether the detained men were suspected of carrying out the killing or instigating it, or if a motive had been established, saying he could not risk prejudicing a potential trial. Read More »

Chicken nugget guy, Obama among most retweeted of 2017

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Despite his status as a truly prolific tweeter, President Donald Trump will not be finding any of his tweets on this year's official Twitter list of most retweeted tweets . On the day of clashes at a white supremacist protest in Virginia, Mr Obama posted a photo of himself talking to multi-racial children through a window. Read More »

Elon Musk Wants To Send His Red Sports Car To Mars

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The CEO of Tesla Inc. The vehicle will then be put into orbit around Mars in its own little capsule while it belts out David Bowie's legendary song "Space Oddity" presumably to aliens to intercept. Originally announced in 2011 with a planned launch in 2013, the development of the Falcon Heavy proved to be much more hard than SpaceX expected. A half-dozen Mars scientists contacted by BuzzFeed News declined to comment on the proposal, perhaps wary of antagonizing the rocket company they hope ... Read More »