Cosby lawyers to ask Massachusetts judge to seal evidence in sex case

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Jan 13 :Attorneys for Bill Cosby are due in court today to ask a federal judge in Massachusetts to seal all testimony related to a defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who have accused the comedian of sexual assault. Tamara Green sued Cosby in December 2014, accusing him of lying when […]

Sharp in math? Thank your innate ratio processing skill

New York, Jan 13 : An innate ratio processing ability may serve as the building block for math knowledge and help in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts, new research has found. “Our findings suggest that human beings come wired with a sort of naive non-symbolic ratio processing ability and […]

India-born businessman runs for mayor of Alabama town

New York, Jan 13 : India-born businessman Hanu Karlapalem, is running to become the mayor of one of Alabama’s fastest growing cities, a media report said. Born in Andhra Pradesh, Hanu Karlapalem runs a network solutions business, Vinhamz, in Madison. Karlapalem said he’d like to see Madison become the No.1 small city in America, […]

China arrests most prominent woman rights lawyer for subversion

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, Jan 13 : Chinese authorities have formally arrested China’s most prominent woman human rights lawyer, accusing her of subverting the state, her lawyer said today, as part of a crackdown on activists who have helped people fight for their legal rights. The lawyer, Wang Yu, was taken into custody last July […]

Hackers bring down Thai websites over British murders verdict

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, Jan 13 : International hacking movement Anonymous said it attacked hundreds of Thai government websites today over death sentences handed down to two migrant workers for the murder of two British tourists. A court sentenced Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 22, to death on Dec. […]

Pakistan arrests JeM activists, seals offices

Islamabad, Jan 13 : Pakistan said on Wednesday it had arrested several Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) activists and sealed its offices as part of a crackdown following the terror attack on an IAF base in India. India has blamed the JeM, a terrorist group which is known to have links with the Pakistani security establishment, for the […]