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Cuban diplomats expelled after alleged 'acoustic attack' Cuban diplomats expelled after alleged 'acoustic attack'
- August 11, 2017

Despite ostensibly improved ties between the USA and Cuban governments , the State Department on Wednesday confirmed it had expelled two Cuban diplomats from Washington because of an "incident" in Havana that harmed US personnel there. (more...)
Solar eclipse eye safety
- August 04, 2017

Boy, you are so wrong. "If somebody looks at the sun through such materials, they could incur a retinal injury and by the time they realize it the next day, it will be too late and nothing can be done", Dr. The following list are those states along its path and thus, most directly impacted: Oregon , Idaho , Wyoming , Nebraska , Kansas, Missouri , Illinois , Kentucky, Tennessee , Georgia , North Carolina, and SC. (more...)
Police Across The Country Slam Trump's Aggressive Law-And-Order Speech Police Across The Country Slam Trump's Aggressive Law-And-Order Speech
- July 31, 2017

Is it appropriate for Trump to encourage police not to be "too nice" to suspects? "When you guys put somebody in the vehicle and you're protecting their head you know, the way you put their hand over [their head]", Trump continued, mimicking the motion. (more...)
Police officer killed during anti-Maduro protests in Venezuela Police officer killed during anti-Maduro protests in Venezuela
- July 30, 2017

In his mid-20s, Simon Zerpa started working for Maduro in the Foreign Ministry in the so-called “mobile office” which accompanied the president on foreign trips, and as such, worked on all deals with foreign countries, including China. Maduro to halt his plan. Three days of protests are planned leading up to Sunday's vote, starting with the strike and culminating Friday with a demonstration billed as a "takeover of Caracas ". (more...)
Utah couple drugged their opioid-addicted baby to mask withdrawal symptoms Utah couple drugged their opioid-addicted baby to mask withdrawal symptoms
- July 26, 2017

When confronted on the scene by Walmart employees, Wilde ran, dropping the auto seat several times while trying to get away. Mr Wilde said he crushed the pills known as Suboxone and applied the powder to his daughter's gums while nurses and other hospital staff were out of the room - supposedly to hide signs of addiction in the child . (more...)
Aircraft carrier will scare enemies Aircraft carrier will scare enemies
- July 23, 2017

Gaut, McCormack's second-in-command. The U.S. Navy will commission the lead aircraft carrier of the military branch's Gerald Ford class during a ceremony that will be held Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. Kennedy , named after the country's 35th president, and the USS Enterprise . The USS Ford is the first member of the next generation of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. (more...)
IIFA 2017: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor Win Best Actors, 'Neerja' Best Film IIFA 2017: Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor Win Best Actors, 'Neerja' Best Film
- July 18, 2017

Actress Taapsee Pannu , who played a pivotal role in " Pink ", was named the 'Woman Of The Year , ' while music maestro A.R. Rahman was given a Special Award in recognition of his contribution to film music since 25 years at the event, which was largely attended by the NRI community here. (more...)
Parliament's Monsoon Session begins today: What to expect Parliament's Monsoon Session begins today: What to expect
- July 18, 2017

He said he hoped that spirit would also mark the monsoon session that began today and that all parliamentarians would engage in quality debate. BJP has said that it is ready to discuss on all issues in Parliament. The session will be challenging for the NDA government who will have to face the united opposition on host of issues including the Goods and Services Tax (GST), introduced recently. (more...)
Seoul Seeks New Talks With North Korea, Hoping To Tamp Down Tensions Seoul Seeks New Talks With North Korea, Hoping To Tamp Down Tensions
- July 18, 2017

Seoul wants to have the rare meeting Friday at Tongilgak, a North Korean building in the truce village of Panmunjom, according to the Ministry of National Defense. If the government meeting goes ahead, it will mark the first official inter-Korea talks since December 2015. -South Korea military drills. South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animos. (more...)
Donald Trump's approval hits record low Donald Trump's approval hits record low
- July 17, 2017

Trump tweeted to defend himself. Trump wrote on Twitter. The ABC News/Washington Post poll shows the president now has just a 36% approval rating, showing a drop of 6 points since a similar poll taken after his first 100 days in office. (more...)
GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard
- July 13, 2017

Charlie's parents have already lost battles in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London . "He literally has nothing to lose but potentially a healthier, happier life to gain", Charlie's mother, Connie Yates , wrote on a GoFundMe page that has raised more than $1.7 million. (more...)
Man proposes to girlfriend while being arrested Man proposes to girlfriend while being arrested
- July 11, 2017

Police body camera video captured the moment between the couple on the Fourth of July, a moment that caught even officers off guard. "But I knew I was gonna say yes", Keith said to News On 6 . "Will you be my wife, please?" The arresting officers moved Thompson's handcuffs from the back to the front so he could place the engagement ring on her finger, and she said yes. (more...)
UNESCO declares Hebron, West Bank, a world heritage site UNESCO declares Hebron, West Bank, a world heritage site
- July 10, 2017

No sooner did the decision emerge than Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to social media to condemn the move as "anti-Jewish" and reduced the United Nations membership fees contributed by his country by $1 million (Dh3.6 million). (more...)
Californians terminated lives under aid-in-dying law previous year Californians terminated lives under aid-in-dying law previous year
- July 01, 2017

Results on the 59 others who received the drugs but did not die were not reported on in the six-month time frame, the report says. The statistics, said supporters of the law, showed that the drugs were being used as a contingency plan by patients in the event their pain becomes intolerable. (more...)
Portland ranked 11th for worst drivers Portland ranked 11th for worst drivers
- June 28, 2017

But surprisingly, our study firmly places Detroit in the top spot as America's best driving city. According to data compiled by QuoteWizard , that's the case. Among those, Columbus ranked the highest, at number 7 among worst drivers. "Congratulations, people of Detroit ", the study says. "Of course, you may need to take out a second mortgage to afford auto insurance, but that's a whole other story". (more...)
Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft
- June 25, 2017

Defensemen Miro Heiskanen (No. 3 overall to Dallas) and Cale Makar (No. 4 to Colorado) and right wing Owen Tippett (No. 10 to Florida) were the only exceptions. Attendees at the press conference are to include NHL commissioner Gary Bettman , USA Hockey's Mathieu Schneider, Terry Pegula, Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman and Blackhawks president John McDonough, according to the NHL source. (more...)
London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect
- June 10, 2017

The Metropolitan Police says the body was found on Tuesday downstream near Limehouse from the bridge. "Formal identification has not yet taken place, however Mr. Met Police also said a large part of the closed-off crime scene has been reopened to the public, though Borough Market and a small surrounding area remain closed. (more...)
Scott, legislative leaders announce special session Scott, legislative leaders announce special session
- June 03, 2017

That move will require lawmakers to pass a new education funding bill during the special session next week. Lawmakers have agreed to create an $85 million "Florida Job Growth Grant Fund", which will provide money for infrastructure and job-training efforts. (more...)
IAS officer dies in Delhi pool, family cries foul IAS officer dies in Delhi pool, family cries foul
- May 31, 2017

Police said his family was informed about the unfortunate death and they have reached Delhi. Police said that statements of eye witnesses reveal that while swimming, a lady officer probably had an accidental slip into the pool and many young officers, including the deceased, attempted rescuing her. (more...)
Hit-and-run flips school bus, injures 16 in Pennsylvania Hit-and-run flips school bus, injures 16 in Pennsylvania
- May 19, 2017

Police said four vehicles were involved in the Wednesday morning crash: a tractor trailer, an escort vehicle for the tractor trailer, the missing auto and the school bus. Both adults and 12 of the students have since been released, a hospital spokesperson said today. The accident occurred when a auto allegedly tried to pass an over-sized load, collided with the escort vehicle and then spun into the school bus, WGAL reported . (more...)
Real Madrid 4-1 Sevilla Real Madrid 4-1 Sevilla
- May 15, 2017

Madrid went 2-0 up early through Nacho Fernandez's quick free kick and Cristiano Ronaldo's close range effort, but Sevilla pulled a deserved goal back just after half-time through Stefan Jovetic's 20-yard curler. "We do not know what will happen, but we know we will give everything until the end". Since the European Cup became the Champions League in 1992, Real Madrid have a 100% success rate in Champions League finals. (more...)
Bottas hopes to keep wins coming in Spain Bottas hopes to keep wins coming in Spain
- May 13, 2017

Ricciardo and Verstappen, the latter a sensational maiden victor in Barcelona a year ago, might have to wait a little longer to make a lunge at the race lead, however, with engine supplier Renault delaying its latest power unit specification until July due to reliability concerns. (more...)
Police fear possible abduction of mother, infant daughter Police fear possible abduction of mother, infant daughter
- May 13, 2017

Johnson had a scheduled week off from work, although she planned to stay in the area. And while detectives have theorized that Chloe and Keir Johnson may have possibly been abducted by someone, they aren't sure whether the suspect is male or female. (more...)
Thrown out of AAP, senior leader ends political innings Thrown out of AAP, senior leader ends political innings
- May 12, 2017

Gurpreet Singh Waraich was the former convenor of Punjab Unit of AAP . Ghuggi had contested February-March Assembly election in Punjab from Batala seat but stood third in the contest. Waraich has also refused AAP's offer to be a member of party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC). On the other hand while stating that AAP leadership had offered him the Lok Sabha seat, Sandhu said he didn't want to pursue an active political life but wanted to serve the people in his individual capacity. (more...)
Texas House OKs letting adoption agencies ban Jews, gays, Muslims Texas House OKs letting adoption agencies ban Jews, gays, Muslims
- May 12, 2017

Opponents of the bill say its discriminatory intent is unconstitutional. The Texas House of Representatives has passed a measure to allow adoption agencies discriminate against LGBT people. The bill is similar to HB 3864, which failed to pass during the state's 2015 legislative session. This means that same-sex couples or transgender parents could be refused the right to adopt. (more...)
India to play Champions Trophy India to play Champions Trophy
- May 07, 2017

The dispute intensified when India did not submit a squad for the one-day worldwide tournament by an April 25 deadline after its cricket board (BCCI) failed to stall a new income model being adopted by the global Cricket Council (ICC). While doubts persisted over India's participation in the Champions Trophy, in which they are the defending champions, several former cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, had said India must play the tournament. (more...)
Medical School Takes Steps to Clarify Mental Health Policies Medical School Takes Steps to Clarify Mental Health Policies
- May 06, 2017

Wang spoke to a crowd of oil and gas professionals on Thursday about the Calgary-based organization, which helps high-risk children and youth who have been traumatized, to recognize Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (as declared by Mayor Naheed Nenshi). (more...)
Researchers create 'artificial womb' for premature babies Researchers create 'artificial womb' for premature babies
- April 28, 2017

The details about this artificial womb are described in a paper titled: "An extra-uterine physiologic support system for the extreme premature lamb" in the journal Nature Communications . There were five premature lambs that were tested on and all of them managed to grow perfectly healthy. Can It Be Used On Humans? Dena Davis , a bioethicist at Lehigh University, doesn't like the idea of using the artificial wombs on humans at all. (more...)
Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana
- April 27, 2017

A group of patients, caregivers, and medical professionals gathered at the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to allow hearings on critical medical marijuana legislation. The study included survey data analysis from 118,497 adults completing the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey (1991-1992), the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (2001-2002) or the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III (2012-2013). (more...)
Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money
- April 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. (more...)
Starbucks hue- and flavor-shifting beverage won't last long Starbucks hue- and flavor-shifting beverage won't last long
- April 23, 2017

It changes colors from purple to pink when you stir in "swirls of blue". Both tart and fruity, the drink reminds me of a mix of popsicles and sour skittles. The special drink is only available in the US, Canada and Mexico from Wednesday through Sunday. BOOM. Sour Blue Drizzle sneaks its way to your tastes buds to even out the sweet. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Delivered An Inspirational Performance One Day After His Sister's Death
- April 18, 2017

Isaiah Thomas, the starting point guard for the Boston Celtics, might not play in Game 2 of the Celtics series vs. the Bulls. The Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics meet in game two of the National Basketball Association first round playoffs Tuesday at the TD Garden. (more...)
Trump Administration Could Reverse America's Course On Climate Change Trump Administration Could Reverse America's Course On Climate Change
- April 18, 2017

Two sources told POLITICO that Pruitt is also concerned that the Paris agreement could harm his legal position as he pushes forward with a repeal of Obama's climate change regulations for power plants. But with the Paris accord, China said that, compared to 2005 levels, it would seek to cut its carbon emissions by 60 to 65 percent per unit of GDP by 2030. (more...)
College baseball: UCLA honors Jackie Robinson Day with throwback uniforms
- April 16, 2017

Jackie Robinson was a father, a husband, a baseball player, a civil rights leader and a role model. To celebrate the progress he helped usher into professional sports, every player will wear the number 42 on their uniforms tomorrow on the anniversary of Robinson's first game. (more...)
Sliding home: Jackie Robinson gets statue at Dodger Stadium
- April 16, 2017

So here's a player, a Hall of Famer, a pioneer, an American icon whose impact remains so profound that he's still being celebrated with a current jersey number - 20 years after all of baseball retired 42. Lucie Mets and Florida Fire Frogs out of Kissimmee. It weighs 700 pounds and is secured with a 150-pound steel rod. "They really wanted me to get the likeness and I assured them I'd be working very hard on that", he said. (more...)