US And Israel Pull Out Of UNESCO, Citing 'Anti-Israel Bias'

15 Oct, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to follow suit . Netanyahu said Thursday that UNESCO has become a "theater of the absurd because instead of preserving history, it distorts it". "Unfortunately, its extreme politicization has become a chronic embarrassment". The Israel controversy re-ignited this summer after UNESCO named Hebron's city center a Palestinian World Heritage Site.

Entry of women in Sabarimala: I welcome SC ruling, says Kadakampally Surendran

14 Oct, 2017

The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan had earlier reserved its verdict on referring the case to a constitution bench. Is restricting the entry of women on the ground of gender in accordance with constitutional rights? You can not refuse entry to a woman who comes there.

U.S. bombers, Japanese fighter jets conduct drill over Korean Peninsula

12 Oct, 2017

There are also serious concerns about North Korea's cyberwarfare capabilities, but the US has been carrying out operations of its own to counter North Korean cyber operations in Northeast Asia and elsewhere. Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam will hold strategic talks with visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on October 18 in Seoul, according to Seoul's foreign ministry.

U.S. spies in Havana hit by weird health attacks

05 Oct, 2017

The United States announced on Friday that it was sharply reducing its diplomatic presence in Cuba , as it warned US citizens not to visit the Communist-ruled island because of attacks that have caused hearing loss, dizziness and fatigue in USA embassy personnel.

BYU will now sell caffeinated beverages on campus

23 Sep, 2017

Students or visitors will no longer need to bring their own sodas onto the 33,000-student campus, Dean Wright, the school's director of dining services, said on the university's website. "I am drinking CAFFEINATED Diet Coke", one smiling student tells The Daily Universe between sips . The faith's health code, known as the Word of Wisdom, specifically forbids coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol and "any other drinks or food containing harmful substances", according to the Church's official site , ...

Why Aguero & Jesus could become the Premier League's most deadly duo

17 Sep, 2017

Manchester City performed incredibly this week, scoring a total of 15 goals in three matches. The Citizens ran riot at Vicarage Road as Sergio Aguero netted a hat-trick, Gabriel Jesus and Nicolas Otamendi bagged a goal a piece and Raheem Sterling rounded off the rout from the penalty spot.

Kim in old interview: 'I love Taylor Swift'

01 Sep, 2017

The video opens in a graveyard, zooming in on a tombstone engraved with "Here Lies Taylor Swift's Reputation ". There's also a line where Swift sings she doesn't like an undisclosed foe's "titled stage", which some interpreted as a reference to West's floating stage on last year's "Saint Pablo" tour.

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Groton

31 Aug, 2017

Those with symptoms of West Nile virus , such as high fever, vomiting, appetite loss, headaches and muscle aches, for two to 15 days after a mosquito bite should seek medical attention, the board of health said. "It's important for people to be extra cautious and protect themselves against mosquito bites when outdoors this late in the season". In most cases people won't become sick.

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

28 Jul, 2017

Lawyer Grant Armstrong, representing Charlie's parents, indicated that the couple wanted to privately fund treatment at a hospice, where the 11-month-old would stay on life support for a number of days. Francis said Charlie's mother and father now accept that the only options for their son "are the hospital or the hospice". The hospital disagrees. It says Charlie had suffered irreversible brain damage by January as a result of a series of seizures, and his responsiveness has not changed ...

Greece health officials report human West Nile virus case

22 Jul, 2017

With another positive testing for West Nile Virus in an animal, the Livingston County Health Department is reminding residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Public health also urges people to clean up by regularly emptying water-holding containers such as bird baths, wading pools, pet water dishes and children's toys that could be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

Rains from storm Don beginning to spread over Windward Islands: NHC

19 Jul, 2017

Lucia and Bonaire were under a tropical storm watch as of the 5 a.m. advisory. Little change in strength was forecast before Don moves through the Windward Islands , the Miami-based weather forecaster said. In other words , Hilary might soon be opposite Tropical Storm Don. National Hurricane Center spokesman Dennis Feltgen confirmed to the Associated Press that the storm name was not a political choice.

Jagga Jasoos - A Unique Effort That Is Worthy Of All The Applause

17 Jul, 2017

So the promotion responsibility completely relies on Ranbir for Jagga Jasoos . LIke all of the best art, Jagga Jasoos is a greater experience than can be appropriately or accurately be described in words. "It's a Disney film catering to children and families", Girish said. The makers focused on key cinemas and multiplexes. Youngsters are coming out to watch this movie in very good numbers.

Jaguar E-Pace 2017: Prices, specs and release date

16 Jul, 2017

The Jaguar E-PACE will be also be manufactured at Chery Jaguar Land Rover's state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Changshu. This is because the United Kingdom plant is running at capacity and won't be able to churn out the expected six-figure annual production run of the E-Pace.

Scientists develop first vaccine against sexually transmitted disease

12 Jul, 2017

Given the concerning situation with multi-drug resistant gonorrhea , a vaccine might play a critical role, Petousis-Harris said. A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines, the National Institute of Public Health of Norway (NIPH) and the New Zealand government", according to Mary Anne Rhyne, director of corporate communications at GlaxoSmithKline, the ...

Meningitis Vax Works -- for Gonorrhea

12 Jul, 2017

As Petousis-Harris mentions, scientists are not entirely sure why a vaccine intended for meningitis also works against a sexually transmitted infection. It may be possible to eliminate many gonorrhoea infections using a vaccine with only moderate protection. Gonorrhea is still treatable in the U.S., said Bowen, though resistance to the current antibiotics may develop.

Illinois House Adjourns As Budget Meetings Go On

03 Jul, 2017

Durkin said he committed Republican votes on the appropriations measure as a "gesture of good faith". "Ongoing negotiations have been happening, but at this point we still have a long way to go, unfortunately". Lawmakers may, however, have a short window of leeway given that the holiday weekend. In one of the letters, sent to Standard and Poor's, Madigan asks them to "temporarily withhold judgement" to allow legislators to come up with a bipartisan, balanced budget.

Trump administration backs new Texas law against 'sanctuary cities'

27 Jun, 2017

President Donald Trump supports the law along with the Justice Department which issued a statement defending the SB4 on constitutional grounds. On Wednesday, the Houston City Council voted to join Austin , San Antonio and Dallas in the lawsuit against the State of Texas in an attempt to block SB4.

Study Links Legalized Marijuana and Car Crashes

24 Jun, 2017

The agency looked at collision claims in Washington, Oregon and Colorado before and after respective legalization took place, comparing claim frequency with five neighboring states: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming. And there's no evidence to suggest that these states are seeing more vehicle accidents due to cannabis. However, the number of fatal auto accidents did not increase in these states, according to another study by the University of Texas in Austin.

Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military

16 Jun, 2017

Trump is expected to partially reverse the diplomatic thaw that President Obama started in December 2014. While the US prohibits tourism to Cuba , the US Treasury Department now allows travelers to "self-license" under 12 different categories of travel, such as educational tours and participating in sporting events.

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

12 Jun, 2017

Davidson, one of the few Conservatives to emerge as a victor from the election after she increased the party's presence in Scotland, said she had demanded, and received, "categoric assurance" from May that the policy would not change. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial.

Thursday weather: Wet and windy, with highs in the 60s

09 Jun, 2017

Showers are expected again for Thursday . Partly sunny, with a high near 62. An east wind of 6 miles per hour will become calm in the evening. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Tuesday Night . A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Temps: High of 85 degrees and low of 71 degrees.

Fractured Republicans get options on healthcare Featured

08 Jun, 2017

The Senate has the mere beginnings of its own draft of the health care bill, and tax reform will likely be sitting on the sidelines until it is resolved. Instead of giving states the chance to opt out of regulations, conservative Utah Sen. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that Trump was "sabotaging" the health care law.

What we know about the London terrorists

08 Jun, 2017

The police said: "He is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent". United Kingdom police named 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as two of the suspects. Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. "That does require obviously vigilance but it does require proper resources and therefore cutting police numbers and not funding sufficiently those that are involved in ...

Cape Town parking marshals made to work through storm

08 Jun, 2017

The BBC's Mo Allie in Cape Town reports that before the storm, there had been several interfaith prayer group meetings praying for rain. He added that many people had been injured by flying debris. Three people died due to fires related to the storm in Rheenendal, outside Knysna, east of Cape Town , he said by phone. Cape Town workers said they had taken measures to protect some poor residents, who live in sprawling neighbourhoods of makeshift homes.

Mr. Trump, India signed Paris deal for environment, not dollars

06 Jun, 2017

In his speech announcing the USA would withdraw from the landmark treaty, Trump repeatedly faulted the agreement as failing to "put America first" and "imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters". Addressing the annual press conference of her ministry to highlight the achievements of the Modi government in last three years, Swaraj said, "80,000 people stranded overseas brought back to India in last three years".

Dog flu outbreak hits East Coast

01 Jun, 2017

Several cases of this flu were registered in the 2015 as per the records by Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The virus is reportedly highly contagious and has already affected seven dogs in Florida. The disease isn't deadly on its own, but it can lead to pneumonia. which is. Despite being severely contagious and easily transmitted-the virus is typically spread through coughing or sneezing, during which dogs can spread germs up to 20 feet, according to the American ...

Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 Result 2017

30 May, 2017

The pass percentage is 67.06 per cent, The girls continue to outshine boys by over 9 percent. After exams, they eagerly wait for results which will be displayed on the official website Last year, the Gujarat Board SSC Result were released on 24th May 2016. The results will also be made available on web portals including, and Jagranjosh.

Cop killer shot dead, Queensland police say

30 May, 2017

Mr Forte was killed after intercepting Maddison, who police had described as a "wanted person", about 14:20 local time (04:20 GMT) on Monday. The armed man is still on the run and police are warning locals to stay indoors. He said he believed shots had been fired at a police helicopter , which had been hovering less than a kilometre away from his house since 2.30pm. Police have locked down a large area and set up an exclusion zone where the man, or gunmen, are believed to still be.

Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

24 May, 2017

While botulism can be fatal, the CDPH said only about 5 percent of patients die. California's Department of Public Health (CDPH ) reported state officials don't think there is an ongoing risk to the public. However, the CDC says examples of some unusual past sources of botulism include canned cheese sauce, chopped garlic in oil, chili peppers, tomatoes, carrot juice, and baked potatoes wrapped in foil.

Supreme Court strikes down NC districts over racial bias

24 May, 2017

North Carolina's congressional districts were so gerrymandered in 2016 that Republicans won 10 of the state's 13 House seats, even as 46 percent of the state's voters backed Hillary Clinton. Following the 2010 census , the Republican lawmakers in North Carolina increased the 1st District's black, voting-age population from 48.6 percent to 52.7 percent, while the number of black voters in the 12th District increased from 43.8 percent to 50.7 percent.

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