Democratic Congresswomen seek probe into Trump sexual misconduct allegations

Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A group of 59 Democratic Congresswomen have called on the US House of Representatives to launch a probe into accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.
In a letter to the chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Congresswomen said Americans…

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Unicef calls for making digital world safer for children

United Nations, Dec 12

 The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has said little is done to protect the children from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content.

Pointing out that one in three internet users worldwide is a child, the agency…

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Ex-US Army soldier who defected to Pyongyang dies at 77

Tokyo, Dec 12  Former US Army soldier Charles Robert Jenkins, who defected to North Korea in the 1960s and later lived in Japan, has died at the age of 77, a media report said on Tuesday.

Originally from North Carolina, Jenkins in January 1965 crossed the barbed-wire fence of…

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Trump to send astronauts back to moon

Washington, Dec 12

 US President Donald Trump authorised the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. to “lead an innovative space exploration programme to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars” during a White House signing ceremony.
Standing with retired astronauts including Harrison Schmitt, one of the…

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