Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Pelosi says the Democratic base is energized, adding, "We must now put forth our message". The vote was 134 votes for Pelosi to 63 for Ryan. " Time to stop rehashing 2016 and talk about the future". "Pelosi is the human embodiment of that". The ... More..

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U.S. scrambling in face of Kiwi Cup dominance
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

U.S. scrambling in face of Kiwi Cup dominance

There has been the odd close moment, but the Kiwis have undoubtedly been faster on every point of sail, simply sailing away from ORACLE TEAM USA. The break has come at an opportune time for Oracle Team USA, w...More..

Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Kiwis pedaling toward possible America's Cup upset

To add insult to injury, the Defender's pursuit of Emirates Team New Zealand was hampered even further as a poorly executed manoeuvre then saw them lose all momentum, allowing the Kiwis to sail well clear o...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour of Portugal, US, The Netherlands

India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance past year. It will be a "long interaction" with time for the two leaders "to get to know each other", the offici...More..

Darjeeling unrest: Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lends support for Gorkhaland
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Darjeeling unrest: Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lends support for Gorkhaland

An angry GJM leadership immediately asked all the members of Gorkhaland Territorial Authority to tender their resignations by Friday, marking the Morcha's binning of the GTA accord signed in 2011 by the Centr...More..

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

The study compared the frequency of collision claims from 2012 to 2016 with that of control states without recreational pot sales, including Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming, as well as Colorado, Oreg...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

At a press conference in Brussels , Mr Davis said: "We discussed two aspects of it". France's new president spoke of working with Germany to revive European integration and Macron did not refer at all to ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide, United Nations says

War , violence and persecution worldwide are causing more people than ever to be forcibly displaced, according to a report published today by UNHCR , the UN Refugee Agency, APA reported. The conflic...More..

South Sudan Food Security Situation Worsens on War, Poor Harvest
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

South Sudan Food Security Situation Worsens on War, Poor Harvest

It is declared when a region has 20 percent of households facing a complete lack of food, 30 percent of the population is suffering from acute malnutrition and 1 person for every 5,000 dies each day. Today, the...More..

As special session begins, costs estimated at $48K per day
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

As special session begins, costs estimated at $48K per day

Republicans say Speaker Madigan should adopt their plan or present his own. Without a budget for FY 2016 and FY2017 (which ends in 11 days), the courts became involved in ordering the state to spend in certai...More..

Spotify is testing 'Sponsored Songs' within playlists
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Spotify is testing 'Sponsored Songs' within playlists

Users complained that unknown songs have been appearing on top of their favorite playlists unauthorized . The streaming company is now running a small trial that allows music labels to promote songs by add...More..

Income Tax Department Slaps Benami Transaction Charges Against Lalu Yadav's Family
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Income Tax Department Slaps Benami Transaction Charges Against Lalu Yadav's Family

The Income Tax Department has charged six members of Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's family including his wife Rabri Devi, daughter Misa Bharti and son Tejashwi Yadav with corruption under the tough Benami Tr...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said House Republicans need to pass the sanctions bill "as quickly as possible". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed concern in a House Foreign Affairs Committ...More..

NZ build on lead over USA in America's Cup
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

NZ build on lead over USA in America's Cup

After yesterday's ideal start, Peter Burling and his team came up golden again to clinch a 49-second victory over rival Jimmy Spithill and his Oracle boat. Oracle fell back, however, allowing the New Zealand...More..

Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation

Two days ago, Trump tweeted that he is "being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director by the man who told me to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director!" And Trump himself...More..

Cancer survivors, families walk in Relay for Life event in Sparta
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Cancer survivors, families walk in Relay for Life event in Sparta

American Legion Riders entered the Hoisington Activity Center to present colors and stand by as the Rev. Don Paden delivered the opening prayer. Relay for life of Tom Green County hosted "Bowling for Boobies", ...More..

Watchdog report finds alarming 20% of baby food tested contains lead
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Watchdog report finds alarming 20% of baby food tested contains lead

The biggest lead culprits were fruit juices, such as grape and apple; root vegetables, including sweet potatoes and carrots; and treats such as Arrowroot cookies and teething biscuits. The FDA has set limits fo...More..

Kentucky's unemployment rate decreases to 5 percent in May
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kentucky's unemployment rate decreases to 5 percent in May

That represents the number of people working or actively looking for a job. Maine's unemployment rate achieved 3.0 percent in March, the lowest in 40 years . Maryland gained jobs in mining, logging and const...More..

The Republican phonies assault public education
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

The Republican phonies assault public education

I am grateful to Governor Scott for signing this important legislation, to Senator Latvala for championing this issue during the 2017 Session, and to Senator Montford for his continued dedication to our co-work...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

Sills says the green Honda still hasn't been recovered and it's unknown whether the two men are still traveling together. "I have their blood on my shoes". "They were inside the caged area of the bus", Sills sa...More..

Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao passes away at 75
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao passes away at 75

He directed his first film in the early 1970s. Nothing else is known apart from the fact that Dasari Narayana Rao is joined in hospital. He had directed 151 films, mostly Telugu, during his career. Rosaia...More..

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

The stunning election result comes after a campaign in which May lost popularity over her style and some of her social care policies, including a so-called "dementia tax" that would force the elderly to pay m...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

At the same time Ruth Davidson , leader of the Conservatives in Scotland - where the party reversed the trend in England and gained MPs - has called for a new approach building cross-party support for an "open...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

The Conservatives won more than 13.6 million votes, which is an historically high number, and more than Tony Blair won in all three of his election victories. I think she will have to go unfortunately. "Let's g...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

United States president Donald Trump is ramping up pressure on Qatar to stop what he calls a "high level" of financial support of terrorism . Egypt , which has become a close ally of Saudi Arabia and the ...More..

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

Some U.S. states are reviewing their election systems for signs of intrusion after a leaked National Security Agency report describes a hacking effort by Russian military intelligence. Florida has "multiple s...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Big Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer aims for ACA return

Of particular concern for NY, the report said, are tax credits in the Republican proposal that are based on age rather than income or the cost of coverage, as under the current system. The ACA has widened the s...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jared Kushner to meet with Senate Intelligence staff soon

The Senate Intelligence Committee now wants to hear what Kushner knows. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will lead a new White House office aimed at reforming the federal government through...More..

Zoe Saldana & Sia Use The Power Of Song & Dance To #endHIV
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Zoe Saldana & Sia Use The Power Of Song & Dance To #endHIV

All proceeds from purchases of " Free Me " will go to the #endHIV Campaign, where the money will "be used to advance a new potential HIV/AIDS cure to human clinical trials", according to a press release. As m...More..

Marshawn Lynch: Raiders Leaving Oakland Prompted NFL Comeback
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Marshawn Lynch: Raiders Leaving Oakland Prompted NFL Comeback

Lynch's wealth of experience is bound to make a difference in the Raiders' backfield, especially since the only returning tailbacks are 5-foot-8 balls of energy DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard , both ...More..

Philadelphia police probe video of attack on disabled man
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Philadelphia police probe video of attack on disabled man

Andrews says the victim is a co-worker at a supermarket in Cheltenham. The slow-motion disturbing video that was posted to Facebook begins with the victim looking into the camera, wearing an "I love Jesus" ...More..

Physicians assist in birth of gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Physicians assist in birth of gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo

Kira, a 17-year-old gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo , gave birth to a healthy male baby late last week. Staff feared for the safety of 17-year-old Kira when she became unwell after going into labour last Thurs...More..

Drinking non-cow's milk may restrict height growth in kids, study suggests
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Drinking non-cow's milk may restrict height growth in kids, study suggests

The team found that for every cup of non-cow's milk ingested, kids were about 0.4 centimeters shorter than the average child their age. While the findings don't prove cause and effect, only an association, ...More..

Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after overdoses in Georgia
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Deaths reported, dozens hospitalized after overdoses in Georgia

Chuck Rosenberg, acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, told NBC News that despite being home to 5 percent of the world's population, the United States consumed "an overwhelming percenta...More..

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Now all Republicans are hoping is to finalize legislation by July 4, and the most realistic expectation for a vote is sometime after August. Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President ...More..

Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State

Ikken was shot but not killed by French police during the attack, and he is now receiving treatment in a Paris hospital. The Paris prosecutor's office said a search of a residence linked to the suspect in...More..

Moderate drinking linked to brain damage
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Moderate drinking linked to brain damage

While the study was not created to show cause and effect, the results can not be taken as proof that moderate drinking hastens brain decline. But experts said they add to evidence that moderate drinking...More..

Zaghba was stopped on route to Syria, signalled as suspect
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Zaghba was stopped on route to Syria, signalled as suspect

London police say they carried out a controlled explosion as they investigated two unattended vehicles near the new US embassy, but say the incident is now over and is "not terrorism-related". The Metropolitan...More..

400 residents at Cape informal settlement affected by storm flooding
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

400 residents at Cape informal settlement affected by storm flooding

The storm hit the Cape Peninsula early on Wednesday morning, which some have described as the "worst storm in living memory". "Investigations [are] under way to see how [we can] capture urban storm water at a g...More..

BigBang's TOP in hospital after being found unconcious
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

BigBang's TOP in hospital after being found unconcious

The doctor has confirmed this", added T.O.P's mother, who was seen speaking to the police. Professor of neurology Kim Yong Jae stated T.O.P would open his eyes when he was given a strong enough stimulus, but ...More..

Adults Invited to Join Summer Reading Program at Curwensville Public Library
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Adults Invited to Join Summer Reading Program at Curwensville Public Library

Some events require early registration and others are available to attend the day of. "When kids read throughout the summer as part of the summer reading program, they are more likely not to have lost any g...More..

India signed Paris deal for environment, not money: Sushma Swaraj
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

India signed Paris deal for environment, not money: Sushma Swaraj

India signed the Paris climate pact not because of pressure from any country or due to lure of money. Trump, while talking about USA decision to pull out of the agreement, had accused India of seeking "bill...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

These concerns are based on our operating experiences in these foreign systems and the impact they have had on general aviation. The center in Olathe is one of 22 across the country and covers traffic in a 192,...More..

Saudi Arabia ramps up DC lobbying with ex-Trump advisers
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia ramps up DC lobbying with ex-Trump advisers

Two of America's most influential and well-connected defense contractors, Lockheed Martin and Boeing, stand to make tens of billions a piece from Trump's recent weapons deal with Saudi Arabia . Not anyone in W...More..

CBSE Class 10th results out today
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

CBSE Class 10th results out today

CBSE board didn't confirm the timings but is was said previously that the results will go about before mid noon i.e. before 12 PM. The CBSE 10th Results will be available in following websites. There is sl...More..

San Antonio Lawsuit Says
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

San Antonio Lawsuit Says "Sanctuary Cities" Crackdown Deliberately Discriminates Against Latinos, Immigrants

The law, which would go into effect September 1 if it passes legal hurdles, requires city and county law enforcement to comply with all requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold people suspected...More..

Hot Water No Better Than Cold
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Hot Water No Better Than Cold

But they did say that you should scrub your hands for at least 10 seconds . Water temperature as high as 38°C and as low as 15°C did not have a significant effect on the reduction of bacteria during hand was...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump's policies weakened the West: Sigmar Gabriel, German Foreign Minister

Where Europe's relationship with the USA during the Cold War and in its immediate aftermath had a strong emotional component, Merkel's comments suggest she now sees them as more "pragmatic and transactional", ...More..

Police killer shot dead by police
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Police killer shot dead by police

He said helicopters were circling overhead and police cars had been tearing past his home and he estimated the gunfire to be three to four kilometres from his home. 'Every five minutes there's gunfire. "I was o...More..

HP, KPMG unveil GST solution for traders, small businesses
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

HP, KPMG unveil GST solution for traders, small businesses

The GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister and comprising state counterparts, had earlier this month decided on fitment of over 1,200 commodities and 500 services in various tax slabs. Arun Kumar, Ch...More..