S.C. state rep issued $20K bond in domestic abuse case

loading… AIKEN, S.C., Dec. 31 (UPI) — A South Carolina judge set a $20,000 bond for a state representative charged with assaulting his wife and pointing a gun at her during the domestic dispute. S.C. State Rep. Chris Corley, 36, was charged with felony charges of domestic dispute and presenting firearms at a person after …

Boko Haram leader: "The battle is just beginning"

loading… Michelle Faul and Haruna Umar, Associated Press 10:59 a.m. EST December 31, 2016 Boko Haram is a radical Islamic terrorist group in Nigeria. Here are some quick facts about the organization. USA TODAY This screen grab image taken on Dec. 29, 2016 from a video released on YouTube by Islamist group Boko Haram shows …

India opens first school for transgender students

loading… KOCHI, India, Dec. 31 (UPI) — India opened a residential school to allow transgender adult dropouts to complete their education. The school, known as Sahaj International, opened in Kochi on Friday as the first of its kind in the country, according to The Indian Express. “The most important tool for the underprivileged, discriminated marginalised, …

Geraldine Ferraro’s son pardoned for 1988 cocaine conviction

loading… Geraldine Ferraro’s son pardoned for 1988 cocaine conviction Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Geraldine Ferraro’s son pardoned for 1988 cocaine conviction John Zaccaro Jr. was convicted of selling cocaine to an undercover officer nearly 30 years ago. Post to Facebook Try Another Audio CAPTCHA …

2016 was the year internet security died – so what can you do about it?

loading… 2016 is the year that made hacking feel routine. Talk of state-supported hackers, stolen emails, and compromised passwords has become so commonplace that it’s easy to lose perspective on how unprecedented all this really is. A single phishing email compromised a major presidential campaign, and one of the United States’ two main political parties …

4 ways to reach your New Year's resolution goals

loading… Let’s be honest, not many New Year’s resolutions make it past February. We’re here to help you keep your promises to yourself. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Weight loss and exercise fell to Nos. 2 and 3 in a Marist Poll of new year’s resolutions with No. 1 going to being a better person.(Photo: …