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Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congress to challenge him at every turn. Given House GOP leadership's failur...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi announces 26-week maternity leave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to the radio for his monthly radio broadcast "Mann Ki Baat" where he reaches out directly to the public. He appealed to people to shift transactions, such as paying school fees, for travel or medicines, to the d...

Irish Prime Minister blasts 'horrific' Taylor tackle as Coleman undergoes surgery

Seconds before Taylor's brutal lunge on Coleman, Gareth Bale was yellow carded for a studs-up tackle on John O'Shea. The Aston Villa defender wasn't the only Wales player being criticised either. Martin O'Neill has backed Republic of Ireland ...

FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implants

A * a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=breast+AND+(implant*+OR+prosthesis+OR+prosthes*+OR+endoprosthes*)+AND+lymphoma*" *significant body of medical literature has been published since FDA's 2011 report , the agency notes, including ad...

Somalia ship hijack: 'Pirates' release vessel without ransom

EU Naval Force maritime patrol aircraft is thought to be overlooking the hijacking and has tried to make contact with the ship's master. "They made (the pirates) an offer they couldn't refuse and the pirates have left". Abdirahman Mohamud Hassan, the...

Milpitas man accused of jumping White House fence in custody

Tran is charged with entering restricted grounds while carrying a risky weapon. The Secret Service searched the north and south grounds but nothing of concern turned up. The suspect, identified in court documents as California resident Jonathan Tra...

US Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban

Joining in that new case are California, Maryland, Massachusetts , New York and Oregon . The Justice Department on Monday laid out its first significant legal defense of President Trump's revised travel ban, arguing in a court filing that the h...

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

For Eman, the doctors hope to make her lose around 200 kgs in the next six months. Eman, 37, weighing almost 500 kgs and billed as the heaviest woman in the world, was brought from Alexandria on February 11 for a weight-loss programme which include...

TSA Pat-Downs Become Even More Invasive

A TSA statement reported by Chicago's WLS says the new procedure "does not involve any different areas of the body than were screened in the previous standard pat-down procedure" - cold comfort given that the previous procedure already involved all...

Overspeed Mercedes killed Minor boy riding scooty in Delhi

Happy at getting 76 per cent marks in his Class 11, Atul Arora was looking forward to his first day in Class 12 on Monday. On Sunday, his family had organised a "bhandara" at an ashram located in Sunder Vihar area and Atul was on his way home from ...

Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot Use

Minors can get medical marijuana with parents' written permission in most states that have legalized medical marijuana. Dr. Seth Ammerman claimed that parents should think of the future of their sons and daughters when stating such a awful thing.

Conte reveals his half-time message to Chelsea players after Llorente's shock equalizer

Swansea manager Paul Clement said he is excited about returning to the club he used to coach at. It's more hard to play away because of the fans, but we are ready, we are professional. Costa had given the Blues the lead in the 18th minute, but Gylf...

Labour's Gillian Troughton wishes new Copeland MP well

In Copeland, the Conservative Party made history: this was the first seat to be gained by a governing party in the United Kingdom in over three decades. Or are there wider, more deeper reasons? "Two years ago at the last election that had collapsed...

Plane Carrying Five People Crashes In Melbourne, Sets Shopping Centre On Fire

A light aircraft has crashed into the roof of a shopping mall near the Australian city of Melbourne, killing all on board. Max Quartermain, who had been a pilot for 38 years, desperate tried to save the doomed flight which suffered a " catastroph...

9 pediatric flu deaths, 1400+ hospitalizations reported in one week

We know getting a flu shot will help save lives and reduce the number of flu-related illnesses and deaths, so we urge everyone who hasn't been vaccinated this flu season to do the right thing and get a flu shot now, " states Dreyzehner. In addition...

Facebook introduces New Weather App in Desktop site and Mobile app

Facebook confirmed that the new weather feature has launched to around 95 per cent of global users as of this week, according to Tech Crunch . With the Weather updates now being introduced, it all falls into a larger picture. Moreover, they can ...

I will advice my son to ignore everything, be humble: Kareena

Kareena looked like a goddess as she walked the ramp in a lovely sheer white outfit with an embroidered gold overlapping long trail coat at the Bandra Fort, Mumbai . When Karisma was asked about the recent addition in her sister's family, the 42-yea...

Nicki Minaj Just Trolled The Internet With This Baby Bump Reveal

This weekend, Nicki shared an evidently photoshopped photo of herself looking to be at least 7 months pregnant on Instagram, being very clear in her intentions of joking with fans. Some followers also tagged Nicki's ex Meek Mill and rumoured love i...

Snow falls in Seattle, should turn to rain soon

The South Fork could be hit with six inches of snow or more mid-week if a developing winter storm stays on track. Early snowfall projections for most of New Jersey from Wednesday night through Thursday , Feb. If the storm arrives later Wednesda...

Iran nuclear deal likely to stay in place: USA house speaker

Iran plans to launch missiles later today as part of a military exercise, despite USA sanctions over a test firing they made last weekend. As the U.S. "Not me!", Trump tweeted February 3. This is the first known Iranian ballistic missile test u...

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Bay Area in Top 10 for Worst Air Pollution Nationwide

California's soaring population, weather and topography are all factors that contribute to its air pollution, in a state where many people commute and live in valleys and basins wh...

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

A health panel with the U.S. government has decided that routine prostate cancer screenings can be done as long as the patient decides whether they want to or not after discussi...

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform

If congressional representatives and their families had to go onto the very same health plan they are proposing to force all Americans to accept, maybe they would produce a plan th...

ADB forecasts fiscal deficit at 3.8 percent in FY17

The ADB's latest forecast is, however, slightly lower than its estimate in the supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update report in December previous year , where it...

'Christianity is Literally Dying'; Islam to Become Biggest Faith

Followers of Muslim community may also be the fastest growing religious groups in decades to come, The Telegraph has said quoting the report. The study projects that between 2030...

Giraffe Watch: Doctors onsite, April expected to give birth very soon

For those who are anxious about missing their chance to witness the miracle of giraffe birth, the upstate NY zoo where April lives created a text alert system to notify fan...

Efforts To Revive GOP Healthcare Bill Underway

Lawmakers said they plan to meet again on Wednesday to continue the search for an agreement, but there are doubts from many corners about whether a deal is possible anytime soon. W...

Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were n...

Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Arsenal will be particularly keen to secure all three points, as they are now sixth in the Premier League standings and in real danger of missing out on a top four finish for the...

New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism

Children with autism will also now have a Muppet that they can better identify with. Although Julia has already been added in digital and printed storybooks, the show's creator...

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GIRAFFE WATCH: 'All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight'

April's udder changes have been significant in recent days, and keepers say udder development "occurs, generally, just prior to birthing". We have watched April pace around. Giraff...

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

Black Insomnia Coffee, first available in South Africa a year ago , announced a deal with Amazon to bring its ultra-caffeinated beans to the USA market. Death Wish said they ...

Ted Cruz could have a fight on his hands in 2018

The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas). Cruz's campaign has yet to co...

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

When the kids were 11 years old, researchers tested their blood for lead . The mean blood-lead level of the children at age 11 was 10.99mcg per decilitre. The study also compare...

Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congre...