Georgia

  • Mick Jagger arrives in Los Angeles to plan L'Wren Scott funeral 21-03-2014 10:03 AM

    New York: Mick Jagger has started making funeral arrangements for fashion designer and celebrity stylist L'Wren (luh-REN') Scott, his longtime girlfriend. His representative said in a statement on Thursday that Jagger is in Los Angeles to be with his daughters Karis, Elizabeth, Georgia May and Jade, and his son, James....
  • Case against man who texted photo of his tattooed genitals dismissed 26-02-2014 04:42 PM

    A man accused of texting an unsolicited picture of his tattooed genitals to a married mother of young children did not commit a crime under a Georgia state nudity law, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Charles Lee Warren faced up to three years in prison after being indicted...
  • Researchers develop electrical condom that increases sensations felt during sex 22-02-2014 11:36 AM

    New York: Not happy at wearing those pleasure killer condoms? No worries. Here comes a 21st century electrical condom that would enhance the experience like never before! Two researchers from Georgia Tech's Digital Media Program have invented a device that sends short electric impulses along the underside of the condom....
  • Georgia road officials apologise for overreacting to snow risk 07-02-2014 10:12 AM

    Georgia state transportation officials, reeling from the snow and ice that paralysed Atlanta highways last week, said they "overreacted" on Thursday by warning motorists of a winter storm watch that had not in fact been issued. After weather forecasts mentioned a chance of more snow, officials posted winter storm watch...
  • Deadly US ice storm turns Atlanta into parking lot, strands thousands 30-01-2014 09:58 AM

    Atlanta: A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours on frozen roadways and raising questions about how city leaders prepared for and handled the cold snap that slammed the US South. The storm, which has killed at least seven people, on Tuesday...
  • US: Woman wins part of Mega Millions lottery, to split $648 million 19-12-2013 11:11 AM

    A 56-year-old Georgia woman played numbers from family birth dates to win half of a near-record $648 million Mega Millions jackpot, but the buyer of a second winning ticket sold in California has yet to come forward, lottery officials said on Wednesday. Ira Curry purchased the ticket Friday at an...
  • Spain's Vicente del Bosque cautions against complacency 10-10-2013 11:44 PM

    Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his squad not to lose focus in their World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and Georgia. "Football is very treacherous," Del Bosque told a news conference on Thursday in Palma de Mallorca, where they play Belarus on Friday. They complete their qualification campaign against...
  • Karim Benzema under pressure to end France goal drought 02-09-2013 10:55 PM

    France: Karim Benzema is under pressure to end his 14-game scoring drought with France in upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Belarus. Benzema has scored twice in three league games for Real Madrid, and also set up two goals in Sunday's 3-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao. But he...
  • Arjun Atwal way down as Will Wilcox wins South Georgia Classic 29-04-2013 11:38 AM

    Valdosta (Georgia): Wrapping up a disappointing outing, Indian golfer Arjun Atwal finished right at the bottom with a final round of four-over 76 at the South Georgia Classic here. The Indian ace, who slipped after a third round 78, began his final round with three birdies in the first six...
  • Atwal makes cut, Chopra misses out at Georgia Classic 27-04-2013 06:33 PM

    Valdosta (Georgia): Arjun Atwal overcame a mid-round blip to card a second-round 73 and make the cut at the South Georgia Classic on Web.com Tour here. The only Indian winner ever in a PGA Tour event, Atwal is now even par 144 for two rounds and was tied 49th after...
  • Gunman who held firefighters hostage in his Atlanta home killed 11-04-2013 07:57 AM

    Atlanta: A gunman who held four Georgia firefighters hostage on Wednesday, demanding his utilities and cell phone service be restored, was killed after an exchange of gunfire with authorities who moved in to free the captives, police said. An officer was wounded and the firefighters, taken hostage after responding to...
  • Why Iran may not be behind the attacks...

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    I don't think Iran or Hezbollah is behind the series of attacks that have targeted Israeli citizens and establishments in the last one week. I...

  • 'Junk DNA is all that separates us from chimps' 31-10-2011 01:07 PM

    Washington: Do you know what separates you from a chimpanzee? A tiny bit of 'junk DNA', scientists say. It's known that chimpanzees share 99 per cent of the same genes with humans despite their huge differences in appearance and ability. Now, researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology in the US...
  • US convict maintains his innocence until the end 22-09-2011 09:26 AM

    Jackson: Georgia inmate Troy Davis maintained his innocence until the very end, saying he did not kill an off-duty officer in 1989. Davis made his final statement as he was strapped to a gurney. He was executed at 11:08 pm (local time) on Wednesday. Davis told the family of officer...
  • US execution of convict stirs protests 22-09-2011 08:04 AM

    Washington: The US Supreme Court has rejected an eleventh-hour appeal from Troy Davis to prevent Georgia authorities from executing him for the murder of an off-duty police officer. The court did not comment on its order on late Wednesday, four hours after receiving the last-ditch request. The filing by Davis'...
  • US storm aftermath: rescue workers face problem 30-04-2011 08:57 AM

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Southerners found their emergency safety net shredded on Friday as they tried to emerge from the US' deadliest tornado disaster since the Great Depression. Emergency buildings are wiped out. Bodies are stored in refrigerated trucks. Authorities are begging for such basics as flashlights. In one neighborhood, the storms...
  • Tornadoes devastate US, killing at least 290 29-04-2011 07:50 AM

    Alabama: Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors on Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 290 people were killed across six states in the US - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama,...
  • Tornadoes, storms rip US, more than 220 dead 28-04-2011 11:04 AM

    Tuscaloosa: Tornadoes and violent storms ripped through seven southern US states, killing more than 220 people as they flattened neighborhoods, flipped cars and toppled trees and power lines, officials said on Thursday. In the deadliest series of tornadoes in nearly four decades in the United States, 131 people were killed...
  • Modern Etiquette: What they see is what you get 08-09-2010 04:03 PM

    Seattle: "What they see is what you get," fashion consultant Georgia Donovan told the Sotheby's staff in her talk entitled "Appearance Matters." She expanded on the point with examples of how differences in geographic location, age, generation, and body language can be factors in how others treat us. Try getting...
  • Watch: Facebook, Twitter inaccessible due to politics 08-08-2009 04:46 PM

    It all had to do with the Russia-Georgia stand off. ...
  • Watch: People bare all for skinny-dipping event in US 13-07-2009 12:55 PM

    People from all over turned up and had a splash of a time. ...
  • Man undergoes 9-hr surgery for 2 new hands 11-05-2009 01:42 PM

    Jeff Kepner from Georgia is now on his way to recovery. ...