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Do The EPA's New 'Secret Science' Rules Actually Promote Transparency?

Under the proposed rule , third parties would be able to test and try to replicate the findings of studies submitted to EPA . "Good, sound science leads to better regulations". A series of studies has shown that fine particulate matter , often r...

Royal Family Welcomes new Baby Boy

When Prince George was born in 2013, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton stepped out in a blue Jenny Packham dress, many hailing her a goddess for not shying away from revealing her post-baby bump. The brand, which specialises in smocked cl...

Senate panel narrowly endorses Pompeo for secretary of state after Trump intervenes

For days, the committee appeared ready to deliver a historic rebuke. On Monday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee recommended the pro-life conservative for the position after a narrow vote, the AP reports . We are more inclined to see a cer...

Monkey Business: Court Rules Monkey Does Not Have Copyrights Over Selfies

The Ninth Circuit refused to let the parties dismiss the case, and on Monday was critical of the settlement. An appeals court in NY previous year rejected the chimpanzee case, saying there was no legal precedent for the animals being considered peo...

Britain 'will not stay in customs union' - United Kingdom government

Mrs May last week suffered a defeat at the hands of peers in the House of Lords when they backed an amendment to compel ministers to explain what they have done to ensure that Britain can remain in a customs union after leaving the EU. Hard Brexite...

PSL condemns Moses Mabhida violence, sports minister demands answers

The defeat left a sour taste on the Glamour Boys' supporters mouths as they vented their anger by storming onto the pitch to force the coach's resignation. A security guard was one of several people who were injured when angry fans invaded the pitch ...

Drone shot down near Saudi King's palace

Government officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the whereabouts of the Saudi king and crown prince during the incident. But a source inside the Saudi palace told Mehr news agency that the Saudi security forces were fight...

Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement that Canada stands with its allies and that it supports the decision " to take action to degrade the Assad regime's ability to launch chemical weapons attacks against its own people". Mr Trump rowed b...

Israel security forces arrest Hamas cell in Samaria

The Palestinian movement said Batsh, a research scientist specialising in energy issues, was one of its members. Some 3,000 Palestinians protested along the Gaza border with Israel, burning tires and flying flaming kites across the frontier to set ...

India's vice president rejects opposition bid to impeach top judge

The order also says that "on careful analysis and reflection, I find that there is virtually no concrete, verifiable imputation". The motion was rejected on grounds that the charges were not sufficient for impeachment , sources were quoted as sayi...

Valley students participate in national walkout

A large number of state troopers were also on hand. Centenary College students and faculty converged on the campus' quad Friday morning to reflect on lives lost to gun violence. "We had a moment of silence, a minute of silence, honoring the victims...

The Fearless Girl Statue Is Being Relocated

The "Fearless Girl" statue , commissioned by the State Street Global Advisors and installed on the eve of International Women's Day a year ago, was meant to be a symbol to encourage more corporations to add women to their boards, the network said....

Democratic Party alleges Trump campaign-Russia conspiracy in new lawsuit

The Trump campaign arm called the latest lawsuit "frivolous" while the White House did not comment on it. The Democrats accused Trump's campaign of being "a racketeering enterprise" that worked with the Russians and WikiLeaks in a conspiracy that...

BJD not in favour of impeachment motion against CJI

Seven Opposition parties, led by Congress, made an unprecedented move on Friday and submitted to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu a notice to seek Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra's impeachment over a host of...

New rule allows senators to bring babies into the chamber

Duckworth proposed changing the rules to allow senators with newborns - not just Duckworth, and not just women - to bring their babies onto the floor of the Senate. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer inquired about the well-being of Maile's siste...

Parents of terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans lose court appeal

Alfie's family is in a legal battle with Alder Hey, a children's hospital that says it is best to withdraw ventilation as his condition can not be treated and has destroyed much of his brain. Alfie's parents want to move their son from Alder Hey to a...

Oldest Inmate Executed for the Bombing Death of Federal Judge

Robinson", Hahn said. Moody became the oldest USA inmate put to death since executions resumed in the USA in the 1970s, according to the non-profit Death Penalty Information Centre. Vance's son, Robert Vance Jr., now a circuit judge in Jefferson Co...

USA says it caught Syrian-German linked to 9/11

The U.S. joined France and Britain in launching military action last week against sites linked to Syrian President Bashar Assad 's chemical weapons program, following the deaths of at least 43 people in the Douma attack. The White House says it want...

Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort to seek dismissal of charges

MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake posted a copy of the email from Rep. Pelosi to Twitter along with the question , "Who at the [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee] thought this clickbait email subject line was a good idea?" Defense attorn...

Sean Hannity Is Also A Client Of Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen

Later, he tweeted again to make it very clear Cohen never represented him in "any matter between me and a third-party". This is now officially an all-hands-on-deck effort to totally malign and, if possible, impeach the president of the United State...

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Candidate for Maryland governor dies unexpectedly

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. He was transported by ambulanc...

'Everyone thinks' I deserve Nobel Prize

Mr Trump would be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize if he can fix the agreement , the Foreign Secretary said as he urged him not to pull out of the long-fought for accord. Kim J...

Mormon Church severs century old partnership with Boy Scouts

While most of the re-branding and changes will rollout in early 2019, several Cub Scout groups across the nation have opted to participate in an "Early Adopter Program" which is ...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after assault claims

Considering how many women Schneiderman is accused of abusing, "look out" may have been some very timely advice. Cox added: "It begs the question of who in New York Democrati...

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border. Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the l...

'US Embassy' Road Signs Installed in Jerusalem

With just ten days left until the USA embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the upcoming event during an ...

Blankenship bid divides West Virginia, as GOP primary rivals praise Trump intervention

Mr. Morrissey seized to the president's no announcement at a tweet of his own, saying Mr. Blankenship would-be an "disaster" at the general election. "It's really sad that the pr...

Melania Goes For Power Combo At Initiative Unveiling

Her new awareness campaign, called " Be Best ", is dedicated to children's well-being , cyberbullying and opioid abuse . Former first lady Michelle Obama made efforts toward im...

Jordan drawn alongside Australia for 2019 Asian Cup

I'm sure Zaccheroni will bring a good defensive structure to their game, which I feel they need. The draw can be a tricky affair, and that is why the likes of Chhetri, Phil Young...

Anti-Putin leader Alexei Navalny one of 1600 arrested

Navalny was detained in Moscow where he was attending a demonstration organised by him against the inauguration of the Russian president. Thousands took part in the rally i...

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Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

Unified North, South Korea TT team lose

The sudden decision guarantees the team a medal, as a third-place match will not be held at the World Team Table Tennis Championships now under way in Sweden. This is Table Ten...

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Corrected: US judge questions special counsel's powers in Manafort case

Manafort has pleaded not guilty to both indictments. "You really care about getting information Mr. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecut...

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

Republicans Nominate Trump for 2018 Noble Peace Prize

The president's fans clearly feel the same, with the crowd at a rally in MI last Saturday chanting "Nobel, Nobel" as the president discussed the situation in North Korea . Senate...

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

Central American migrants from 'caravan' have entered US

More than 100 members of the caravan, most from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, have been camped in the square near the entrance of the San Ysidro pedestrian bridge from Mexic...

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

000 calls hit by Telstra cable lightning strike

UPDATE 9.20AM: TELSTRA has revealed a lightning strike is the cause of a major service outage across the country today . "We're working to restore services ASAP and are sorry fo...