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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 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...)
USA airplane laptop ban could be extended to Europe
- May 16, 2017

They spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the meeting publicly. She added that the European Union had no new information about a specific security concern. Jenny Burke, a Homeland Security spokeswoman, said no final decision has been made on expanding the restriction. John F. Kelly, the Homeland Security secretary, is to brief senators on security topics on Thursday, according to a Senate aide. (more...)
Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US
- May 13, 2017

The national data was used to study overall rates of hepatitis C infections in pregnant women and the Tennessee data was used to examine individual characteristics and outcomes associated with the infection. Its ability to be present but not make someone ill underscores the need for expanded programs for prevention and treatment options for people with addiction, said Patrick. (more...)
US Justice Department orders tougher criminal punishments US Justice Department orders tougher criminal punishments
- May 13, 2017

Justice Action Network, said reform efforts have taken hold even in deep-red conservative states where Republicans dominate. The change would trigger longer prison sentences. On 12 May 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo to all federal prosecutors announcing a "sweeping" change to criminal justice policy. (more...)
New Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
- May 13, 2017

That experience helped Congolese authorities respond effectively to an outbreak in 2014 that killed 49 people. The country "has taken all necessary measures to responde quickly and efficiently to this new outbreak", he said. Liberia was the last of those states to be declared clear in January 2016. "The vaccine has shown high efficacy in clinical trials and could play a vital role in protecting the most vulnerable". (more...)
Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction
- May 11, 2017

Abatement has generally been recognized in MA even in high-profile cases of suicide. A judge who agreed to erase Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder has said there may be "complex and myriad" reasons why the former National Football League star took his own life. (more...)
FDA approves new treatment for ALS sufferers like Dwight Clark FDA approves new treatment for ALS sufferers like Dwight Clark
- May 09, 2017

Following approval in 2015, Radicava retails for $35,000 in Japan, where all prescription drug prices are reviewed and potentially cut each year. People who have ALS now have an alternative to the original treatment as the FDA approved a new drug. (more...)
Students protest continue in Kashmir Students protest continue in Kashmir
- May 09, 2017

Police deployed in the area used tear gas to disperse the protesting students, triggering clashes. Student clashes were also reported from frontier district Kupwara. Kashmiri protestors, their faces masked with Pakistani flags, look towards Indian government forces during clashes after Friday congregational prayers outside The Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on May 5, 2017. (more...)
15 medical experts await world's heaviest woman in Abu Dhabi 15 medical experts await world's heaviest woman in Abu Dhabi
- May 08, 2017

It is unfortunate that despite dedicated efforts of doctors her sister Shaimaa Selim made wild allegations that she was not getting proper treatment at Saifee Hospital and the family chose to shift her to UAE against medical advice.Such an attitude must has been demoralizing for the treating doctors and other staff must also be feeling let down. (more...)
Major league roundup: Thames hits two more homers in Brewers' win Major league roundup: Thames hits two more homers in Brewers' win
- April 26, 2017

Matt Garza allowed four runs - one earned - over four innings Monday in the Brewers' defeat of the Reds . He extended his home-run streak against the Reds this season to five consecutive games with a solo shot to right in the first. Braun was pinch-hit for by Jesus Aguilar in the sixth inning due to a bruised left foot suffered when he fouled three pitches off his foot in his first at-bat. (more...)
Holiday Inn, Crown Plaza, 10 Others Affected Holiday Inn, Crown Plaza, 10 Others Affected
- April 23, 2017

The company did an internal investigation and found crooks made away with credit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes and card holder names. Based on a new search tool which allows customers to check their own stay state-by-state, the sheer number of properties now numbers in the thousands. (more...)
Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution Lung Association Ranks San Diego 7th Dirtiest City For Ozone Pollution
- April 21, 2017

The report finds 125 million people live in areas of the country with unhealthy levels of air pollution. To identify the 25 most polluted US cities, 24/7 Wall St. "Imperial County has five monitors which measure the pollution, whether its ozone and also PM 2.5, PM 10", Lugo said. Experts attributed the improved air quality to cleaner forms of electrical generation and the retirement of aged diesel engines. (more...)
NYC mayor looks to raise cigarette prices to $13 per pack
- April 21, 2017

The nation's priciest cigarettes are about to get even more expensive. Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing legislation to hike New York City's minimum cigarette-pack price to $13, halve the number of stores allowed to sell tobacco products and put pharmacies out of the tobacco business altogether. (more...)
White House Sidewalk Permanently Closed To Public White House Sidewalk Permanently Closed To Public
- April 21, 2017

It may become a bit more hard to snap a ideal selfie of yourself on the southern sidewalk near the White House. In a statement, the Secret Service said the restriction is part of an "ongoing comprehensive review of temporary and permanent security measures at the White House complex". (more...)
IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17 IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17
- April 19, 2017

Turning to matters global, the Washington-based institution's new World Economic Outlook report expects growth of 3.5% overall this year. The meetings come against the backdrop of a gradually strengthening global picture, especially in many emerging economies, despite resistance to free trade and political unrest in some countries. (more...)
President Trump visiting Kenosha on Tuesday
- April 19, 2017

Trump plans to sign an order in Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers. Gov. Scott Walker is expected to take part in the event, however, House Speaker Paul Ryan is out of the country and will not attend. (more...)
Lyrid meteor showers expected to peak on Saturday Lyrid meteor showers expected to peak on Saturday
- April 19, 2017

They are pieces of debris from the periodic Comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher which can be seen from Earth each year from mid-April, as the planet runs into the stream of debris from the comet. The meteor shower gets its name because its radiant is located near Alpha Lyrae, the brightest star of the constellation Lyra. If you aren't keen on awaking super early to see the meteors, or staying up very late, there are other sights in the night sky. (more...)
Adityanath govt to hold mass wedding of poor Muslim girls Adityanath govt to hold mass wedding of poor Muslim girls
- April 19, 2017

The state government is contemplating to bring an order against closing schools on the birth and death anniversaries of social leaders, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday. The government has directed officials to conduct fresh survey of families who are living Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state and also to prepare a new list in accordance with the latest survey. (more...)
Las Vegas Will Soon Have Vending Machines That Dispense Clean Needles Las Vegas Will Soon Have Vending Machines That Dispense Clean Needles
- April 19, 2017

Three vending machines located in central Vegas will be operational by the end of May , the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned that heroin use continues to increase across the U.S. (more...)