Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report


American working mothers have earned a new distinction of being the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children. The milestone is said to be changing the face of modern families in America where earlier the numbers just used to be about 11 percent in 1960. The report was released by PewContinue reading “Working moms are breadwinners for 40% US households: Pew Research Center report”

Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation


Chinese hackers have got the access to design blueprints of many of nation’s highly sensitive advanced weapons systems. The development came into picture through the report prepared by the Defense Department and government and defense industry officials, reports The Washington Post. In the list of weapons whose designs are compromised apart from others includes advancedContinue reading “Report says Chinese hackers behind the top weapons design violation”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”

US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft


The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has criticized China for not stopping the increasing theft of American trade secrets upon which the U.S economic might relies heavily. The incident is the latest addition in the incidents making Washington frustrated with China. “Not only are repeated thefts occurring inside China, but also outside of China for theContinue reading “US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft”

US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release


The U.S. called on North Korea to grant amnesty and release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor under charges for committing “hostile acts” against the state. The said Korean-American is Kenneth Bae, 44, a resident of Washington state who is described by friends as a devout Christian and a tour operator. ApartContinue reading “US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release”

Hundreds evacuate homes as Wildfire reaches California coast


A wind-driven wildfire is spreading by the California coast north of Los Angeles prompting hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. Evacuations have also been ordered in case of university campus including several farm buildings and recreational vehicles are also under threat as the wildfire also surrounded them. Source: Reuters, LATimes, CBS, Bloomberg, CBS 8

2 year old Kentucky child dead after 5 year old brother shoots her


A Kentucky child was accidentally shot dead by her brother as he played with a gun given to him as a gift, police said in a statement. Caroline Starks, aged 2 years was killed when her 5-year-old sibling fired the .22-caliber rifle at their Burkesville home at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Even the mother ofContinue reading “2 year old Kentucky child dead after 5 year old brother shoots her”

Elon Musk sparks rumors with his tweet; each character of his tweet has helped gain Tesla stock $2.2Mn


  We are assuming that Elon Musk knows how to make boring things seem interesting. Thursday morning, he tweeted, “Announcement of new @TeslaMotors strategy tomorrow. Tesla owners will like this.” Following the Tweet, everyone started speculating on Twitter. People started asking questions like, What would it be? Direct sales over the Internet? Solar cars? CheaperContinue reading “Elon Musk sparks rumors with his tweet; each character of his tweet has helped gain Tesla stock $2.2Mn”

US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery


  Economic growth in US got back into some speed lately in the first quarter, but it was not as expected. This elevated tensions as an already weakening economy is showing positive signals to cope-up with deep government spending cuts and higher taxes. The Gross domestic product figures expanded at a 2.5 percent annual rate,Continue reading “US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery”

Reese Witherspoon issues public apology after seeking to take advantage of celebrity status with law enforcement


Hollywood actress REESE WITHERSPOON  was ARRESTED with her husband for DUI. She also tried to take advantage of her celebrity status by saying to the officer ‘You’re About to Find Out Who I Am!’ She has just issued a statement on 9:40PM PT apologizing for her spat with police. It said, “Out of respect forContinue reading “Reese Witherspoon issues public apology after seeking to take advantage of celebrity status with law enforcement”