France Elects a Pro-European Union President

Finally, there is a sigh of relief for Sikhs after France elected Emmanuel Macron its president over far right Marine Le Pen. On the other was a candidate who was leading a liberal, pro-European campaign and has been a standard-bearer for France's ... More..

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Macron's Election Victory Is Only Half The Battle

The election was not close. Macron urged the French to work with Germany to relaunch the European Union. Le Pen led the National Front, a conservative party started by her father. Now she vows to go further...More..

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Ban On Electronics Larger Than Your Cell May Be Expanded

Extending electronics restrictions that have been placed on a number of Middle Eastern and African airports to Europe would disrupt one of the world's busiest and most lucrative travel markets just ahead of the...More..

Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults
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Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults

The hourlong debate before the vote featured impassioned comments by some lawmakers who felt legalizing marijuana would lead to increased substance abuse, auto accidents and other unintended consequences. The l...More..

Supervisor told officer to be mum after shooting
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Supervisor told officer to be mum after shooting

Video of the incident showed Crutcher, who is black, with his hands up, walking away from officers and then towards the side of the auto, before Shelby fired her weapon. In September, then-Attorney General Lor...More..

Showers and Storms Return Tonight and Tomorrow
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Showers and Storms Return Tonight and Tomorrow

Otherwise, expect low clouds and drizzle. Mother's Day will be sunny with highs in the 70s in the mountains and low 80s in the Upstate. This means you can expect dreary conditions and some cool temps. Many ar...More..

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One person tests positive for Ebola virus in Congo - health ministry

The Zaire strain of the virus is one of the most lethal. The epidemic, which is now small, is in Bas-Uele province, near the northern border with the Central African Republic. According to the official World ...More..

New Facebook Update Reduces Links To Low-Quality Web Pages
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New Facebook Update Reduces Links To Low-Quality Web Pages

It has made a number of changes to the news-feed over the past year aimed at both news publishers and advertisers who don't meet its standards. What makes a site low quality? Facebook said "It wanted to dow...More..

United Kingdom sees a rise in the number of avocado-inflicted injuries
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

United Kingdom sees a rise in the number of avocado-inflicted injuries

Do you think safety labels should be used on fruit and vegetables to prevent serious injuries? That specific owie was named " Avocado Hand " on Wednesday, and social media does not have a lot of bloody sympat...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sen. Thune Begins Work On Health Care Bill

Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, is "not a privilege but a right for all Americans". Part of the answer to the first question is, presumably, simple greed. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) stressed t...More..

Doctors Find Worms In Man's Gut After Eating Sushi
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Doctors Find Worms In Man's Gut After Eating Sushi

But it was only when the man said he had eaten sushi that doctors suspected he might have anisakiasis , reports the BBC. The stomach complaint is caused by the ingestion of parasitic larvae found in contam...More..

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Hamilton fastest as Mercedes step up the pace

In a session where many drivers were struggling for grip and balance, there were off-track excursions for the likes of Bottas, Vettel , Max Verstappen, Kevin Magnussen and Carlos Sainz. Hamilton said he was ...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Lighting the way to improve mental health

Finally, what outward signs there are of poor mental health often involve an individual withdrawing from their peers, rather than actively seeking them out, occasionally also becoming irritable and/or morose or...More..

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MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday

They now have a Dollars 5.75 price target on the stock. MNKD stock has hovered at or near all-time lows for nearly a month, down almost 97% from June 2014. Two other important profitability ratios for inves...More..

Greens win three seats in British Columbia election
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

If the current seat share remains the same after all the ballots are counted, the B.C. Greens will hold the balance of power and could choose whether to go into a coalition with either the NDP or the Liberals. ...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Kevin Durant calls NBA combine a waste of time for top prospects

Who needs to bench press 185 pounds when you're one of the best prospects with a ball in your hands? "Last year was a great experience for me and this year has been even better". Still, it's clear that Durant i...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear sites

An emergency was declared Tuesday after the partial collapse of the tunnel that contains rail cars full of radioactive waste. While the Department of Energy says no radiation has escaped from the damaged ...More..

UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

UK theme park closed after 11-year-old dies on water ride

Evha Jannath, from Leicester, fell from the Splash Canyon ride yesterday (May 9). She was pulled from the water by park staff then taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to the BBC . Ev...More..

Syrian Kurds welcome USA arms, Turkey says 'unacceptable'
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Syrian Kurds welcome USA arms, Turkey says 'unacceptable'

Washington says arming the Syrian Kurdish forces is necessary to capture Raqqa , which Islamic State has used a hub for planning attacks overseas. The Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) has been seen by...More..

Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents

Called the " Freedom to Serve Children Act ", Texas' House Bill 3859 extends religious liberty protections to providers within Texas' child welfare system, allowing them to decline services to individuals bas...More..

State Attorneys General Blast Comey Firing, Call for Special Prosecutor on Russia
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

State Attorneys General Blast Comey Firing, Call for Special Prosecutor on Russia

Trump has been accused of firing Comey in an attempt to kill the investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. That memo-which Rosenstein submitted to his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a...More..

Ohio 8-Year-Old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Ohio 8-Year-Old Was Bullied Before Killing Himself, Attorneys Say

The attorneys say school officials told the boy's mother that day that he'd fainted but was alert. CBS affiliate WKRC-TV reported Taye threw up a few times that night, so his mother took him to the hospital whe...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

PM makes pledge on mental health

It starts at Battersea Park Bandstand and passes iconic landmarks, including Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament before ending back in Battersea Park. So we've created this event to ...More..

How Not To Be Offensive On Cinco De Mayo
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How Not To Be Offensive On Cinco De Mayo

While most people are making the smart choice to find a sober ride, almost three people per hour are still being arrested for DWI on Cinco de Mayo (2012-2016). Puebla celebrates Cinco de Mayo with parades, ...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

A man injects himself with heroin using a needle obtained from the People's Harm Reduction Alliance, the nation's largest needle-exchange program, in Seattle, Washington April 30, 2015. Comprehensive approaches...More..