Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

The Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar have given the Gulf nation 10 days to comply with a series of demands, including the closure of the Al Jazeera satellite television channel. Anwar Gargash , the UAE's state minister for foreign affair... More..

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Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

Taxes that funded the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion would be eliminated under the Senate bill except the 40 percent "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health plans. Now, with the release of Senate Repu...More..

Vermont pot proponent still hopes for legalization next year
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Vermont pot proponent still hopes for legalization next year

The state Senate nipped and tucked the state's marijuana legalization law, passing a scaled-down rewrite last night and setting up an intense showdown with the House to reconcile changes with its far more s...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

APNewsBreak: Nevada House member plans to run for Senate

Heller said in a Thursday statement he will continue to listen to Nevadans and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval to decide whether the bill is good for Nevada and whether to vote for it. Four other Republican se...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Arab nations give Qatar demands

The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries embroiled in a political dispute with Qatar , said on Friday it would not back down if Doha does not engage with demands that include requiring it to cu...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., certainly sounded less than enthusiastic in his initial remarks on the bill. GOP Senate leaders were eager for a seal of approval from Trump, who had urged them to produce a bil...More..

Ken dolls get new body types, hairstyles
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ken dolls get new body types, hairstyles

Twitter users let their hair down and had a good laugh on Tuesday, after the Barbie doll line introduced an array of new Ken dolls, one of them sporting a man bun. Mattel says the Fashionistas segment h...More..

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft

Knaus told The Associated Press they parked at a meter in a bustling area and were gone approximately 90 minutes. Hendrick Motorsports had encrypted the laptop so any proprietary data is protected. Knaus re...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

According to lawmakers who were at the unveiling, members from the left and right ends of the party's spectrum were deeply critical of the effort. Under the proposed Senate bill , enhanced funding would be...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

Heller's comments came the day after four conservative senators issued a joint statement saying they can not support the bill unless it is changed. He indicated the Senate plan met that request. About 20 ...More..

Kidambi Srikanth storms into Australia Open Super Series final
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Kidambi Srikanth storms into Australia Open Super Series final

Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 in a thrilling all-Indian last-eight clash that lasted 45 minutes. With this win, Srikanth entered his third successive Superseries final. Shi scored three consecutive points thereaf...More..

Breastfeeding may reduce heart attack risk in mothers
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Breastfeeding may reduce heart attack risk in mothers

They followed the women for eight years to track the incidence of heart disease and stroke. Analyzing data from almost 300,000 women ages 30 to 79 in China, 99% of whom had given birth and 97% of whom had br...More..

MOVHD supports National HIV Testing Day
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

MOVHD supports National HIV Testing Day

Testing for HIV requires a finger prick and takes about 15 minutes. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1.1 million people in the United States have HIV, based on statistics from 2014, ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Great Lakes Advisors LLC Has Boosted Its Amgen INC (AMGN) Position

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Arrowgrass Ptnrs (Us) LP holds 37,282 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Therefore 72% are positive. ( AMGN ) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2.4, according to...More..

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

As outrage mounted and the incident drew all-round condemnation, police began a hunt for the assailants. He drew out his pistol and fired, injuring three, as his colleague fled the scene, they said. This is m...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

Republicans held 52 seats in the 100-member chamber, which means it can not afford losing more than three of its votes. Democrats were hoping to scare off as many Republican votes as possible by planni...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

The incident occurred in approximately the same location where, on June 8, a US jet shot down a similar drone that attacked coalition and partner forces on the ground. Israeli security officials said Monday t...More..

Food Bank of SJ kicks off Summer Meals program
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Food Bank of SJ kicks off Summer Meals program

Department of Agriculture, is administered by the Mississippi Department of Education with area sponsorship from school districts and various nonprofit organizations throughout the state. Head Start is one of 1...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something ...More..

New Hampshire lawmakers accidentally approved a bill to legalize murder
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

New Hampshire lawmakers accidentally approved a bill to legalize murder

According to the Concord Monitor , Senate Bill 66 defined a fetus 20 weeks into a pregnancy as a person, meaning that an abortion after such time would be considered murder or manslaughter. "That was not...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'

In all, 16 American citizens have been arrested in North Korea in the past 10 years and released only after high-profile intervention by former US presidents or their envoys. Ultimately, we need to find a way t...More..

Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

College freshmen were selected 1-2-3-4-5 in Thursday's NBA Draft, marking the first time in draft history that that has happened. This helped maintain an incredible ratio: Of the 64 players who have played for...More..

Mexico raises interest rate to new high
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Mexico raises interest rate to new high

Meanwhile, the Bank of Canada's core measures were either flat or down, with CPI-median edging down to 1.5 percent from 1.6 percent, CPI-trim to 1.2 percent from 1.3 percent, and CPI-common unchanged at 1.3 p...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'

This comes near the end of Ramadan, the holiest time of the year for Muslims. She told neighbors that the van had "run over his legs". A 47-year-old father of four has been named as the suspect of the attack...More..

Ford recalls 15600 cars in South Africa over fire risk
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Ford recalls 15600 cars in South Africa over fire risk

Ford South Africa has also issued a similar recall due to the same fault. This is not the first time Ford India has issued a recall. "A power steering fluid leak could result in fumes being emitted from th...More..