Washington Calls for International Action against Iran for Providing Houthis with Missiles

Dujarric said the U.N.is also calling on all countries with influence over the parties to ensure their respect for worldwide humanitarian law — and to ensure the safety of humanitarian workers. Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a b... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
PNG court rejects bid to restore services to camp
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

PNG court rejects bid to restore services to camp

Mr O'Neill said the centre had fulfilled its objective to process asylum claims and it was time for the men to move onto new accommodation facilities. "We urge the governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea ...More..

2017 fattest states in America: Where Michigan ranks
by | Wednesday, November 08, 2017

2017 fattest states in America: Where Michigan ranks

That annual "State of Obesity" report ranked the state 12th in adult obesity levels. MS claimed the top spot, followed by West Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana. The state received top five in havin...More..

New Zealand to chase 68 in eight overs
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

New Zealand to chase 68 in eight overs

Former India great VVS Laxman in no uncertain terms has said that while Dhoni can still be a part of ODIs, it's time to groom someone new in the shortest format. India introduced the young Kuldeep Yadav next as...More..

New Jersey Santa Claus arrested on drug charges
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

New Jersey Santa Claus arrested on drug charges

Robert Kaiser said, according to the Hackensack Daily Voice . Cops said a crack pipe and Santa Claus costume was in plain view as Smith was pulled over, and further search of the vehicle turned up more dru...More..

UN Security Council urges end to 'excessive' military force in Rakhine
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

UN Security Council urges end to 'excessive' military force in Rakhine

The Security Council also calls on the Myanmar government to consider the deep causes of the crisis in Rakhine State and to guarantee respect for human rights and equal and full access to citizenship for all in...More..

Duterte, Trump to meet in person for first time in Vietnam
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Duterte, Trump to meet in person for first time in Vietnam

Soong, a veteran politician who chairs the opposition People First Party (PFP), is also hopeful of meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) during the summit. "While I understand there will be bilatera...More..

Sleep deprivation impairs judgement as much as alcohol
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Sleep deprivation impairs judgement as much as alcohol

Dr. Itzhak Fried , professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and author of this study said that this was the explanation of why sleep deprivation leads to impairment of several ...More..

Texas shooting shows that domestic violence is a national security issue
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Texas shooting shows that domestic violence is a national security issue

Although President Trump said at a press conference Sunday the Texas tragedy was a "mental health problem," not a "guns situation", the suspect's background highlights two aspects of gun violence that need ...More..

Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Boy with cancer asks for early Christmas cards, while there's still time

So they'll celebrate Christmas early this year, and Jacob wants people to celebrate with him by sending him cards, his mother, Michelle Simard told CNN . He's also a typical 9-year-old boy. Jacob Thompson from...More..

Nigerian community leader urges militants to cease attacks
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Nigerian community leader urges militants to cease attacks

After on Friday the Niger Delta Avengers threatened oilfield operators in the region with a "brutish, brutal and bloody" end to the ceasefire agreed earlier this year, a local community chief has been quick t...More..

Red Cross Finds Millions Of Organization's Ebola Aid Lost To Fraud
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Red Cross Finds Millions Of Organization's Ebola Aid Lost To Fraud

In Sierra Leone , the Red Cross said it had found evidence of "likely collusion " between a bank and former Red Cross employees that resulted in a $2.1 million loss. In Guinea and Liberia, IFRC and national...More..

2.5 million fire extinguishers sold in commercial trucks recalled
by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

2.5 million fire extinguishers sold in commercial trucks recalled

Kidde has announced a recall of fire extinguishers with plastic handles because of the failure to discharge and nozzle detachment. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled nearly 38 million Ki...More..

by | Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Flu Vaccine "Factories" Create Errors That Reduce Protection

But if a virus mutates, and the vaccine doesn't change to match it, effectiveness is lost, said lead author Scott Hensley, associate professor of microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania. "Now is the best...More..

Flipkart's grocery delivery service 'Supermart' soft launched in Bengaluru
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Flipkart's grocery delivery service 'Supermart' soft launched in Bengaluru

Amazon plans to invest around U.S. $500 million in e-retail of food products in India. Only time will tell if Flipkart can turn the tables the second time around. Economic Times reports that the new Supermar...More..

by | Monday, November 06, 2017

ICC prosecutor to investigate Afghanistan war crime probe

That opens the possibility that Americans could be among those investigated for possible prosecution, even though the U.S.is not among the court's more than 120 members. The only case now under investigation ou...More..

by | Monday, November 06, 2017

PDP Sweeps Chairmanship Seats In Enugu State

Nwoye on his part, said the election was characterised by wild spread violence in nearly all the council areas of the state. Leader of the group, Comrade Kalu Victor, alongside leaders of other civil society ...More..

Debutant Mohammed Siraj in tears during National Anthem ceremony in 2nd T20I
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Debutant Mohammed Siraj in tears during National Anthem ceremony in 2nd T20I

Kane Williamson: We are going to have a bat today. "We were outplayed in all the areas, fielding included, which is something we pride ourselves on and something we need to be much better at in Twenty20 cricke...More..

McLaren F1 Designer Gordon Murray Is Making A Tiny Sports Car
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

McLaren F1 Designer Gordon Murray Is Making A Tiny Sports Car

Last month, Gordon Murray, the man behind the iconic McLaren F1, announced his latest project: his own vehicle company. The "iStream" lightweight chassis technology makes its debut under the IGM-branded Gordo...More..

Watson suffers season-ending knee injury
by | Monday, November 06, 2017

Watson suffers season-ending knee injury

Now he joins the list of injured standout players in what has been a trying season for the NFL . "I really don't", Savage told Watson. The Texans signed Brock Osweiler to a $72 million contract before last...More..

Men could become pregnant TOMORROW thanks to shock breakthrough
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

Men could become pregnant TOMORROW thanks to shock breakthrough

If womb transplantation for natural women becomes available, hospitals would also have to offer it to transgender women because of equalities legislation. Only a few cases of uterus transplant has been done a...More..

Eagles coach Doug Pederson unsure RB Jay Ajayi will play against Broncos
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

Eagles coach Doug Pederson unsure RB Jay Ajayi will play against Broncos

They have given him just 10 to 15 plays, but Pederson said those plays are a good sampling of everything they do on offense. For how much excitement Ajayi will inevitably bring Eagles' fans, we will likely ha...More..

United Kingdom woman arrested in Egypt for carrying painkillers
by | Sunday, November 05, 2017

United Kingdom woman arrested in Egypt for carrying painkillers

As per reports, she had signed a 38-page document (written in Arabic), believing that she will be allowed to leave the Airport. Plummer's brother told the paper that her family has been told she could face up t...More..

3 bold predictions vs. Washington State in Week 10
by | Saturday, November 04, 2017

3 bold predictions vs. Washington State in Week 10

Most of the offense comes through the air, as Luke Falk has thrown for 2,576 yards and 23 touchdowns this year. Burmeister only attempted 12 passes, and senior running back Royce Freeman led the way for a r...More..

Donald Trump's Desperate PR Strategy: Recycle Tired Clinton Scandals
by | Saturday, November 04, 2017

Donald Trump's Desperate PR Strategy: Recycle Tired Clinton Scandals

Two White House officials quickly cautioned against reading too much into Trump's comments, reiterating that he has no plans to fire Sessions. The nation's chief law enforcement officer is finding himself in ...More..

Engineering degrees secured via correspondence since 2001 null and void
by | Saturday, November 04, 2017

Engineering degrees secured via correspondence since 2001 null and void

The deemed institutions will foot the bill for conducting the test and will even refund the entire fees to the students who fail to clear. After this Supreme Court verdict, hundreds of such institutions which...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association suspend Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero for 30 days
by | Saturday, November 04, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association suspend Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero for 30 days

The Peruvian captain has not been suspended yet, as officials are waiting for the results of a "B" test to confirm the first negative test. Guerrero , a former Bayern Munich player, has missed Flamengo's las...More..

Kim Meen-Whee shoots 65 to take Vegas lead
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Kim Meen-Whee shoots 65 to take Vegas lead

Despite the conditions late in his round, he was able to finish strong on his final six holes, picking up two birdies and scrambling for par at the hard, 239-yard par-3 eighth (his 17th). He rebounded with back...More..

40000 private hospitals, clinics closed in Karnataka
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

40000 private hospitals, clinics closed in Karnataka

A new medicare Bill proposed by the Karnataka government has brought the battle between private medical practitioners and the government out in the open. "All government hospitals in the state worked at full st...More..

Community asked to help ME boy with cancer celebrate one last Christmas
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Community asked to help ME boy with cancer celebrate one last Christmas

The family is planning a Christmas celebration in November so Jacob can celebrate. His room will be decorated with a tree and lights. Santa has agreed to visit Jacob next weekend. "He plays this game Sim Ci...More..

TripAdvisor accused of deleting reviews that raised red flags
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

TripAdvisor accused of deleting reviews that raised red flags

However, she said her account of what happened was not accepted by the company as it fell short of their "family friendly" guidelines, she said. A TripAdvisor spokesperson told Sun Online Travel: "We apologis...More..

UN's Grandi says now 66 mn refugees worldwide, 42 mn in 2009
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

UN's Grandi says now 66 mn refugees worldwide, 42 mn in 2009

The ongoing conflict in Syria and violence in Iraq account for about a fourth of those now displaced, Grandi said, adding that a combination of poverty, lack of development, environmental degradation, inequ...More..

by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Stents don't significantly relieve heart pain

Other research has sought to examine whether heart stents are as effective in treating heart attacks as is commonly thought. Other estimates are far higher. This is one of the few studies in cardiology in whi...More..

Cotton: Repeal Individual Mandate as Part of Tax Reform
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Cotton: Repeal Individual Mandate as Part of Tax Reform

Although The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the GOP might add repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate to its tax reform legislation, Republicans have now announced that this will ...More..

Obama Foundation kicks off first leadership summit in Chicago
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Obama Foundation kicks off first leadership summit in Chicago

At The Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago Wednesday, Obama spoke about the power of sharing your voice with what appeared to be remarks targeting one person in particular. "We could've felt bad for them and t...More..

Families can pre-register Saturday for Salvation Army toy distribution
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Families can pre-register Saturday for Salvation Army toy distribution

The line will start at 6 a.m., those interested in registering are discouraged from lining up BEFORE 6 a.m. During the holiday season, the red kettle is The Salvation Army's biggest fundraiser providing funds...More..

by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

It has a 104.25 P/E ratio. The stock of Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: JUNO ) earned "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Friday, July 8. Therefore 63% are positive. Blackrock reported 4.29M shares. Germany-...More..

by | Friday, November 03, 2017

" "The Wedbush Reiterates "$17.00" Price Target for Tri Pointe Homes Inc. (TPH)

Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Tuesday, July 11 report. That brings the VP's holdings to $618,055 as reported to the SEC. Balyasny Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has 50,6...More..

by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Health Workers Battle To Contain Deadly Outbreak Of Pneumonic Plague In Madagascar

The outbreak could continue until the end of infection season in April, experts warn. It is caused by the same bacteria that wiped out at least 50 million people in Europe in the 1300s. Avoid close contact wi...More..

Coli strikes Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, hundreds sickened
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Coli strikes Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, hundreds sickened

Coli were reported among Marine recruits, according to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Over 500 new Marines from Hotel Company will graduate from recruit training Friday. The other cases are being treated ...More..

Mug shots of Indonesian terrorist nabbed in Marawi
by | Friday, November 03, 2017

Mug shots of Indonesian terrorist nabbed in Marawi

Hapilon and Omar Maute , top leaders of Maute group, were killed in a military assault last October 16, a day before the combat operations in Marawi ceased. Sources also identified two of Hapilon's other Indone...More..

Manafort informed of coming indictment in August, new court filings show
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Manafort informed of coming indictment in August, new court filings show

Wu also said Gates would seek his release in a written motion. But Judge Amy Berman Jackson kept the bail terms the same, pending another hearing Monday. Gates' record showed that he had not visited any forei...More..

Prolonged antacid use may double stomach cancer risk
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Prolonged antacid use may double stomach cancer risk

But even after the bacteria is treated, many people still develop stomach cancer. "Doctors should review the indications and needs of long-term PPIs in these patients". In all, 153 (0.24%) people developed stom...More..

Ex-Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to making false statement
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Ex-Trump campaign adviser pleads guilty to making false statement

The Washington Post reported on Monday that Sam Clovis was the unnamed "campaign supervisor" mentioned in a court filing that said George Papadopoulos , a foreign policy adviser on the campaign, ple...More..

FDA Sends Warning to CBD Companies
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

FDA Sends Warning to CBD Companies

The FDA issued warning letters to four companies that sell products containing cannabidiol (CBD) and claim the ingredient can treat or cure cancer , according to an FDA statement released yesterday (Nov. ...More..

Revealed a previously unknown fact about Adolf Hitler
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Revealed a previously unknown fact about Adolf Hitler

Citroen told the informant that the Germans who lived in the expatriate fascist colony revered the alleged Hitler with "an idolatry of the Nazi past, addressing him as "der Fuehrer" and affording him the Nazi...More..

England Squad Announced For Germany & Brazil Friendlies
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

England Squad Announced For Germany & Brazil Friendlies

Defender Gomez, 20, has been a Liverpool regular, while Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek, 21, has played seven games on loan at Crystal Palace. Loftus-Cheek has amassed a total of 17 Under-21 caps in his yout...More..

Dogara condoles with Tinubu over the death of his son, Jide
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Dogara condoles with Tinubu over the death of his son, Jide

Details of his death were sketchy as at press time. House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara said: "I commiserate with our national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu , over the demise of his son Jide ...More..

Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off

Those quick smoke breaks some employees take for a few minutes at a time throughout the day add up, giving them extra time outside of the office than nonsmoking employees. A marketing company in Tokyo is awar...More..

Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert out 5-7 days with knee injury
by | Thursday, November 02, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert out 5-7 days with knee injury

James was upbeat about the meeting, but the Cavaliers still have issues to work out, especially on the defensive end. To close the first half, IN was able to keep pace with the Cavaliers , eventually tak...More..