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Israel not budging on mosque metal detectors Israel not budging on mosque metal detectors
- July 24, 2017

Israeli forces blocked access to the village of Khobar in the West Bank, home to the 19-year-old Palestinian assailant, who was identified as Omar Al-Abed. The clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces erupted after the latter had chose to install metal detectors at the entrances of Haram al-Sharif, also known as Temple Mount, in the Old City. (more...)
Viral video shows firefighter save little dog's life following California house fire Viral video shows firefighter save little dog's life following California house fire
- July 22, 2017

It all started as first responders made the scene of a garage explosion that quickly engulfed a family's home with his dog still inside. The video shows the firefighters reviving the little dog with specialized animal oxygen mask and high flow oxygen as his concerned owner looks on. (more...)
Eliminating obesity and type 2 diabetes could help prevent dementia Eliminating obesity and type 2 diabetes could help prevent dementia
- July 21, 2017

The commission brought together 24 worldwide experts to systematically review existing research and provide evidence-based recommendations for treating and preventing dementia. Quitting smoking could reduce the number of cases by five percent, it said. Avoiding smoking in later life is important for reducing exposure to neurotoxins and improving heart health, which has an effect on the health of the brain. (more...)
USMNT Shuts Out El Salvador 2-0 In CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinal USMNT Shuts Out El Salvador 2-0 In CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinal
- July 21, 2017

El Salvador's Henry Romero did his best Luis Suarez impression in the second half. Romero bit Altidore on the shoulder and gave him what is known in playground terms as a "purple nurple". But we weren't good on top of it. "Just move on from it, learn from it, and get ready for the next game". Wednesday's was the last game before the games get real, and the United States of America will have to be better to continue its run. (more...)
Dying Army veteran's last wish: a call from you Dying Army veteran's last wish: a call from you
- July 16, 2017

When no one did for two hours, he said "I guess no one wants to talk to me". "It really uplifts him", said Ernestine, who reads the text messages and cards to her husband because he is almost blind. His "speech is not very well, so many people didn't take much interest or want to talk to him". The 47-year-old has been battling health issues for five years but hit "rock bottom" more than a year ago. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif going to Jeddah; ticket leaked on Whatsapp Nawaz Sharif going to Jeddah; ticket leaked on Whatsapp
- July 15, 2017

A leading Pakistani newspaper on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to "do the right thing (in) democracy and step aside, at least temporarily" in view of the corruption charges he faces. Under scanner for the revelations in the Panama Papers story, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, daughter and political heir to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , is in the eye of a storm created by a Microsoft Word typeface used in a document a good year before it's time. (more...)
Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA
- July 13, 2017

Wednesday, but it remains unclear whether passengers will be affected. They're being represented by 32BJ Service Employees International Union. Their complaints are aimed at contractors PrimeFlight, G2 and AirServ, which serve American Airlines, JetBlue and United. (more...)
Drinking Coffee Lowers Mortality Risk? Drinking Coffee Lowers Mortality Risk?
- July 12, 2017

One study conducted a survey on over 520,000 people in 10 European countries - now the largest study on coffee and mortality. The people who consumed a cup of coffee a day were 12 percent less likely to die as compared to those who didn't drink coffee . (more...)
Trump Tweets False Comey Claim After Misleading 'Fox And Friends' Report Trump Tweets False Comey Claim After Misleading 'Fox And Friends' Report
- July 11, 2017

The Hill pointed out that Comey penned a total of seven memos describing his talks with Trump on the Russian Federation case earlier this year and four of them had markings indicating they contained classified material at the "secret" or "confidential" level. (more...)
Burhan Wani's martyrdom infused new spirit in Kashmir's freedom movement: PM Nawaz Burhan Wani's martyrdom infused new spirit in Kashmir's freedom movement: PM Nawaz
- July 10, 2017

Police, CRPF, Army, BSF and ITBP personnel have been deployed in strength in IHC to maintain law and order and foil anti-India protests. Wani, an icon of the freedom movement in held Kashmir, was killed by the Indian troops on July 8 previous year, leading to a surge in the calls for separation. (more...)
How JAY-Z's 4:44 album went 'instant' platinum
- July 07, 2017

It probably doesn't, because in the case of Jay-Z, it's actually more like the 4th times is the charm, because Jay-Z's new album is all about the number 4. "4:44" is now a #Tidal exclusive. In 2013 the RIAA changed the rules for going gold and platinum and made it possible for artists not to have to wait 30 days to get certification for digital sales. (more...)
Dunelm Group plc (DNLM) Earns Hold Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
- July 06, 2017

It has a 19.49 P/E ratio. The Company's product candidate is AFREZZA, which is an inhaled insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with type I and type II diabetes and helps in glycemic control. Smith DS PLC had 102 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg maintained Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) on Thursday, July 7 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage
- July 06, 2017

Some 61,000 fewer donations were given during the last two months, causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply nationally. "Not all superheroes wear a cape, so you can be someone's hero today", said Alana Mauger, external communications manager for the Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross . (more...)
#GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England #GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England
- June 30, 2017

But in June the Supreme Court ruled that women from Northern Ireland can not get free NHS abortions in England - a decision that maintains the current arrangement of private-only abortions. Theresa May's Government has been urged to intervene over abortion laws in Northern Ireland after ministers agreed a £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop-up her minority administration. (more...)
EU Hits Google with Record Fine EU Hits Google with Record Fine
- June 30, 2017

Google has been hit with a record fine of €2.4bn by Europe's competition watchdog after breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. A Google spokesperson said the firm will consider appealing the fine. Some commentators have suggested the European Union are merely trying to kerb the influence of "GAFA" - the American giants Google , Apple, Facebook and Amazon . (more...)
Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships
- June 30, 2017

Italy's ambassador to the EU, Maurizio Massari was given a formal mandate by his government to raise the issue with European Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Wednesday. At the current rate, and with months of good sailing weather ahead, the number of migrants is on track to exceed the 200,000 who landed in Italy in 2016. (more...)
Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no' Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'
- June 27, 2017

The bill passed by House Republicans relies on a different mechanism to encourage healthy people to buy coverage. "I want to see a bill with heart", he said , confirming a switch from his laudatory statements about the House bill at a Rose Garden ceremony with House GOP leaders last month. (more...)
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
- June 26, 2017

In over a decade leading House Democrats, into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. Even President Trump took to Twitter, to mock the infighting between party members, saying, "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". (more...)
New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda
- June 26, 2017

The Kiwi team continued to excel in light-wind sailing and again showed superior speed and slick maneuvers, whipping their 50-foot foiling catamaran around the course at a maximum speed of 38.5 kph. The most pleasing aspect for the Kiwis was the speed of their boat in the light conditions of seven to ten knots, Aotearoa New Zealand consistently quicker than the Americans. (more...)
Darjeeling crisis: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify stir Darjeeling crisis: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify stir
- June 24, 2017

All 12 parties operating in the Hills, which took part in GJM sponsored June 22 meeting in the hills, have already chose to boycott the government sponsored all-party meeting, which is to be presided by state home secretary. Sikkim's ruling party SDF on Thursday also passed a resolution, supporting the Gorkhaland demand, at an event chaired by Chamling. "I can only say other states should not interfere in the internal matters of this one". (more...)
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
- June 24, 2017

Another study published Thursday tied an increase in auto insurance claims to marijuana legalization. Both researchers said there is a lot of speculation about an apparent paradox regarding marijuana laws : Traffic fatalities don't seem to increase in states after the passage of laws allowing recreational or medical marijuana use, even though the drug has been shown to impair driving. (more...)
Royals beat Red Sox on Salvy's first career grand slam Royals beat Red Sox on Salvy's first career grand slam
- June 22, 2017

The bullpen meltdown spoiled a good outing from starter Drew Pomeranz who allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings, while scattering six hits. In his career, Sale is 9-10 with a 2.97 ERA and 144 strikeouts against Kansas City. When Whit Merrifield stepped onto campus as a freshman at SC, he was set to play center field for the Gamecocks. Ramirez led off the top of the fourth with a bloop single to right. (more...)
Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu's plane buzzed over Baltic by NATO jet Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu's plane buzzed over Baltic by NATO jet
- June 22, 2017

European Command. Sweden reportedly summoned the Russian ambassador Wednesday after a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 flew within a "very short" distance of a Swedish spy plane over the Baltic Sea , in what Swedenish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called an "unacceptable" and "unprofessional" action. (more...)
International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country
- June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Ramdev had said that Shah lost 20 kilograms as a result of practicing yoga. Hundreds of countries are uniting to mark the Yoga Day today. "I would appeal everyone to come out and perform Yoga on the Yoga day (June 21)". In a bid to create world record, as many as five lakh persons would perform yoga in Ahmedabad on July 21 on International Yoga day , which will be the biggest yoga conclave ever. (more...)
Lead detected In 20% of baby food samples Lead detected In 20% of baby food samples
- June 19, 2017

Root vegetables: 86 percent of packaged baby food sweet potatoes and 43 percent of baby food carrots contained lead . There is a 20% chance there is lead in food and juice geared toward children. FDA also says that elements of lead in the food we eat also come from the surroundings. It's not clear how lead is showing up in baby food . But the concern is how much a child may consume over time. (more...)
Walkers celebrate cancer survivors at 22nd annual Relay for Life Walkers celebrate cancer survivors at 22nd annual Relay for Life
- June 18, 2017

Walsh described Putnam's Relays for Life as "sister relays-not competitive relays". Crews were also sent to cover Relay activities in Atlanta and in a California location. Since its formation in 1995, the event had been held at the Greeneville Middle School Track. "Another one of our wonderful volunteers, Tina Aulabaugh of Brewster, previous year organized a team and took part in the Patterson Relay". (more...)
Relay For Life Friday Relay For Life Friday
- June 18, 2017

This year's theme is "board games", so participating teams will have a variety of game-oriented decorations and activities. Emcee Brenda Strickland along with chairperson Patricia Simms and co-chair Pam Keeping opened the relay, welcoming everyone and thanking them for their support. (more...)
UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached
- June 17, 2017

Though on the surface, Thursday's meeting with Northern Irish parties is aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the province, May needs broader acceptance of a Conservative-DUP deal. "We are confident there will be sufficient support for passing the Queen's Speech". The pair got to know each other when they were each responsible for tourism policy as ministers. (more...)
17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire
- June 17, 2017

By the church's front door, residents taped signs looking for information about Khadija Saye, last seen on the 20th floor, and Mariem Elggwahry, last seen on the 19th floor at 2:30 a.m. Firefighter Lucy Masoud questioned why the blaze spread so rapidly "Something has gone seriously wrong". The focus of criticism centres on the cladding fitted to external walls on the 1970s concrete block as part of a £8.7 million refit ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) completed previous year. (more...)
Daily Consumption Of Aspirin Increases The Risk Of Bleeds And Death Daily Consumption Of Aspirin Increases The Risk Of Bleeds And Death
- June 15, 2017

While the stomach bleeds can be potentially prevented by taking stomach-protecting PPI pills, taking daily aspirin in older people after a stroke or heart attack is still essential, and stopping aspirin use suddenly could be unsafe, according to the BBC . (more...)
GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours: government GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours: government
- June 14, 2017

Weeks before Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolls out, Future Retail has been working with vendors and its partners to ensure "no disruption" in supply chain in the indirect tax regime , a top company official said on Tuesday. This has been provisioned under the GST Act where GST Council has been given the power to recommend for the refund of unutilised credit under inverted duty structure case. (more...)
Schumer backs measure opposing weapons sale to Saudis Schumer backs measure opposing weapons sale to Saudis
- June 14, 2017

Paul noted a large number of people aren't aware of the U.S.'s involvement in the Middle East, adding the Senate hasn't spent much time discussing the situation in Yemen. Democrats expressed stronger dissent over the weapons deal this time around than they did for a $1.15 billion deal made last September under the Obama administration, when just 27 senators voted against the sale. (more...)
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
- June 13, 2017

This new development is the latest confirmation that the Trump administration intends to take bold, unprecedented action to erode the protections for millions of acres of land across the country that belong to you and me. deeply disrespectful and insulting". "We hope everyone who cares about public lands will continue to let their voices be heard". The preliminary report is the first step of a larger review of more than two dozen national monuments that protect US public lands, mostly in ... (more...)
Texarkana dog show canceled over dog flu outbreaks Texarkana dog show canceled over dog flu outbreaks
- June 12, 2017

The Charlotte Observer reported that two dogs in North Carolina died recently from dog flu . The dog flu vaccine is given in two shots, two weeks apart. She also encouraged dog owners to consider vaccinating their pets sooner than later. When it comes to what to look out for, Doctor Duffy says there are a several symptoms . (more...)
Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
- June 07, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday declined to say whether Donald Trump has confidence in Jeff Sessions , amid reports that the president is still reeling over his attorney general's recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
New study changes recommendations on safest place for babies to sleep New study changes recommendations on safest place for babies to sleep
- June 07, 2017

The study claims those differences disappeared at 12 months but reappeared later. To decrease the chances for SIDS , the AAP advised that at infants should be at least six months old, and ideally 12 months, in the same bedroom, but not in the same bed. (more...)
Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control
- June 06, 2017

Joining him in the East Room were airline industry executives, union members and a pair of former transportation secretaries: Elizabeth Dole and Mary Peters. All the assets owned by the FAA would be transferred at no charge. These eight members would, along with the CEO, select four additional independent members. (more...)
BJP arm-twisting Tamil Nadu to rule by proxy, says Rahul Gandhi BJP arm-twisting Tamil Nadu to rule by proxy, says Rahul Gandhi
- June 05, 2017

For the first time, AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav and other like-minded national leaders shared a dais in residual Andhra Pradesh demanding special category status for the state as assured by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the floor of Rajya Sabha. (more...)
Bihar Scam yet again? Topper goes missing Bihar Scam yet again? Topper goes missing
- June 03, 2017

A year after Ruby Rai made the headlines for all the wrong reasons, this year too, Bihar Class XII topper in Arts stream Ganesh Kumar , is in the news for failing to answer some basic questions on the subject which he topped. Branding the Bihar topper scam news as utter rubbish, the Janata Dal (United) on Friday said the news is being used by certain outlets in the media for the sheer objective of sensationalism. (more...)
India reports 1st 3 cases of Zika virus infection India reports 1st 3 cases of Zika virus infection
- May 29, 2017

The patients all reside in the Bapunagar area in Ahmedabad , Gujarat . These cases were further confirmed by another RT-PCR test at the country's National Institute of Virology (NIV). The virus is spread by the Aedes mosquito. Meanwhile, all worldwide airports and ports have been asked to display on Zika information. According to NDTV, India has tested nearly 50,000 blood samples as part of its surveillance system to detect and contain new Zika infections. (more...)
Biden critical of Trump policies during Cornell speech Biden critical of Trump policies during Cornell speech
- May 29, 2017

He added that you "can't define America based on ethnicity, religion or race". "I thought we had passed the days where it was acceptable for political leaders on local and national levels to bestow legitimacy to hate speech and fringe ideologies", he continued. (more...)
Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement
- May 27, 2017

Some other reasons where we will talk about another day", he said. "The players came back stronger in the past two months and I'm very proud of them for doing that". The Reds have been heavily linked with a host of top talent including Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. (more...)
Kriti upset with Sushant Singh Rajput again? Kriti upset with Sushant Singh Rajput again?
- May 23, 2017

The music of the song has been composed by Sourav Roy and Eric Pillai. J star's "Na na na na" song gained some insane level of popularity. While on one hand, his career is going great guns with an array of films lined up, on the other hand, only recently, he created a sensation of sorts after being photographed in a towel by the globally renowned ace photographer Mario Testino, who is best known for his "towel" series. (more...)
IPL: Smith lauds youngsters for Pune's IPL success
- May 22, 2017

All of this coupled with the exuberance of Ben Stokes (312 runs, 12 wickets) and Imran Tahir pushed the team to the fore. The 27-year-old Smith, who replaced Dhoni as skipper of the Pune franchise for the 10th edition of the IPL, said he has got huge respect for Dhoni both as a player and a leader. (more...)
At least 5 contract botulism, potentially fatal poisoning, from gas station nachos At least 5 contract botulism, potentially fatal poisoning, from gas station nachos
- May 20, 2017

Due to the multiple botulism cases linked to Valley Oak Food and Fuel, Sacramento health officials suspended the gas station's ability to serve food. According to the county update, food safety officials revoked the gas station's permit to sell food and drink on May 5. Kelly's sister Theresa wipes away a tear as she speaks about the tragic incident . (more...)
General Motors is leaving SA General Motors is leaving SA
- May 19, 2017

The move will however see Isuzu stepping up to the plate, purchasing GM's light commercial vehicle manufacturing facilities in Port Elizabeth. Existing Chevrolet customers will continue to be supported in the market, the company said. After two decades in the Indian market, GM has little to show in terms of sales and market share. General Motors said the move was prompted by last year's 21 percent drop in sales when the company sold 25,823 vehicles. (more...)
FDA: Inaccurate Lead Tests ID'd, Retests Necessary for Some FDA: Inaccurate Lead Tests ID'd, Retests Necessary for Some
- May 19, 2017

On Wednesday, May 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control warned Americans that certain blood tests used to monitor lead levels may have delivered inaccurate results. Patrick Breysse , director of the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health, said, "We understand that parents of children and others affected by this problem will be concerned about what this means for their health". (more...)
World Health Organization tracks 125 people newly infected with Ebola in DRC World Health Organization tracks 125 people newly infected with Ebola in DRC
- May 17, 2017

The report also confirmed that GAVI Global Vaccine Alliances have said that nearly 300,000 doses of Ebola would available to the country in case there is a massive outbreak. A health worker sprays a colleague with disinfectant during a training session for Congolese health workers to deal with Ebola virus in Kinshasa October 21, 2014. (more...)
Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo
- May 17, 2017

How big is the outbreak? The proactive move, instigated by the confirmation of two more suspected cases of the deadly disease which have claimed three lives in the Central African nation, is to check the disaster and make government alive to its responsibilities of ensuring good health for the citizenry. (more...)
Businesses brace as cyber threat lingers
- May 16, 2017

Europe's police agency said the attack has hit at least 100,000 organisations in 150 countries . The problem erupted around 12:30 p.m. local time, the IT worker says, with a number of email servers crashing. "Or we could potentially see copycats mimic the delivery or exploit method they used", he said. Colleges: Internet security firm Qihoo360 issued a "red alert" over the weekend, saying a large number of colleges and students in China had been hit by the ransomware attack. (more...)

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