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UN Security Council imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea UN Security Council imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea
- August 07, 2017

The Foreign Ministry said on Sunday in a statement that the UNSC Resolution 2371 includes a ban on all exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood, and prohibits additional permits for North Korean workers overseas, which were excluded in the previous resolution. (more...)
Trump to Announce Foxconn Plant Opening in Wisconsin Trump to Announce Foxconn Plant Opening in Wisconsin
- July 28, 2017

The Foxconn plant would make LCD displays used in computer screens, televisions, and vehicle dashboards. Trump said the investment will create 3,000 jobs at a minimum "with the potential for up to 13,000 in very near future". Now with Foxconn's announcement, it is unclear if Trump was referring to this production facility. Wisconsin is one of the key states, including Pennsylvania and MI, which swung the election for Trump last November. (more...)
Pierce County man contracts West Nile virus Pierce County man contracts West Nile virus
- July 22, 2017

The symptoms of West Nile fever include: fever, headache, body aches, fatigue, skin rash, swollen lymph glands and eye pain. "Hot weather and standing water create the ideal conditions for mosquitoes to breed", Executive Director Mark Pfister said. (more...)
Qatari FM arrives in Kuwait amid rising pressure from Arab neighbors Qatari FM arrives in Kuwait amid rising pressure from Arab neighbors
- July 04, 2017

Qatar's leaders have agreed to let Kuwait handle negotiations between Doha and its Gulf neighbours after they severed all diplomatic ties with the tiny kingdom last month. United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson welcomed Qatar's response and that the four Arab countries had agreed to Kuwait's request for more time. (more...)
Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law
- July 01, 2017

Under the law, an annual report by the Department of Public Health is mandated to provide details on anyone who requested and may have used aid-in-dying drugs. Andrea Witherell, Ray Perman's 25-year-old daughter, said it was very meaningful to her father to have such a law available to him. "I do not want to die. (more...)
Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup
- June 26, 2017

The 35th AmericasCup Match presented by #LouisVuitton in Bermuda is now underway. "Clearly we need to now put everything back on the table", Spithill said. he's very confident with the speed of his boat and with that you can compete better", Cammas said, adding that Spithill's ability to come out fighting even when his back is against the wall will count for a lot. (more...)
IIHS: States with legal marijuana have more vehicle crashes
- June 24, 2017

The HLDA took a look at the three states that had legal, recreational weed prior to November 2016-Colorado, Washington, and Oregon-and compared them to neighboring states-specifically Nebraska, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, and Montana-as a control group. (more...)
Pine Ridge Restaurant Holds Relay For Life Fundraiser Pine Ridge Restaurant Holds Relay For Life Fundraiser
- June 18, 2017

More than $160,000 has been raised to date in this year's effort, according to Jessica Poff, community manager with the area American Cancer Society chapter. Walsh described Putnam's Relays for Life as "sister relays-not competitive relays". "Another one of our wonderful volunteers, Tina Aulabaugh of Brewster, previous year organized a team and took part in the Patterson Relay". (more...)
Support Relay for Life Support Relay for Life
- June 18, 2017

Leroy and Chatham Chicks Crush Cancer are young veterans of Relay for Life. Following the music will be the luminaria ceremony. In 2016, the Relay sold 109 track signs and 627 luminaries. Sobel has volunteered with the American Cancer Society for almost 20 years since the start of the Relay for Life in Wilton. Registration information is available by calling 304-406-2111, although registration also can take place Saturday morning prior to the race. (more...)
Senate votes to support Trump's weapons sale to Saudi Arabia Senate votes to support Trump's weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
- June 14, 2017

Senate Democrats will give their support to Republican Senator Rand Paul in opposing a segment of an arms deal agreed by US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia. "Today, I stand up for the millions of voiceless children in Yemen who will be killed by the Saudi blockade", Paul said on the Senate floor. Opponents of the sale also pointed to the mushrooming humanitarian crisis in Yemen, as the war is marked by cholera and starvation. (more...)
UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
- June 12, 2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street with her husband Philip after traveling to Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen's permission to form a minority government , in London , June 9, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should start quickly. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. (more...)
Mostly sunny skies ahead Mostly sunny skies ahead
- June 09, 2017

High near 60. South southwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Monday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Friday night - A 30 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy with a low around 66. Rain?: Nope, we are done with the wet stuff until Sunday , when there's a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
Babies Sleeping In Their Own Room Babies Sleeping In Their Own Room
- June 07, 2017

And the researchers found another trend: Parents who kept their babies in the same room to sleep were much more likely to bring their infants into their adult beds in the middle of the night -- a practice that the AAP says is unsafe for babies . (more...)
Washing hands in cold water 'as good as hot' Washing hands in cold water 'as good as hot'
- June 03, 2017

The researchers said it was more important to ensure people washed their hands at all, before preparing food and after using the toilet, than it was to insist water was hot. The study appears in the June issue of the Journal of Food Protection . Antibacterial soaps were banned in the U.S. past year after claims they do " more harm than good". (more...)
Check gseb.org for Gujarat GSEB Class 10th results 2017
- May 30, 2017

All the candidates who had appeared for the exam are eagerly waiting for the GSEB SSC 2017 results. Even though, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board ( GSHSEB ) gave 17 grace marks to students and didn't give a consolidated pass percentage figure, its success percentage remained 26.79% less than the English-medium schools. (more...)
Alleged Australian cop killer Rick Maddison gunned down by police Alleged Australian cop killer Rick Maddison gunned down by police
- May 30, 2017

Earlier today, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said the aim was to negotiate with Maddison, who is wanted by police on multiple domestic violence and weapon charges. Mr Pennell said he was eventually evacuated about 5.30pm and was now staying at a hotel with his family as police continued to hunt for the shooter. (more...)
Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal
- May 28, 2017

The case against Temer initiated after Jornal O Globo last week reported it obtained recordings of a conversation between Temer and a food company business leader, who recorded the discussion secretly, in which Temer purportedly endorsed the executive's hush money payments to silence jailed politician Eduardo Cuhna as a potential witness in a corruption investigation. (more...)
Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
- May 25, 2017

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a former Ethiopian health minister noted for marshalling an worldwide response to disease epidemics, including Ebola and Zika. The race began in 2015 and turned bitter at the very end, when an adviser to Dr Nabarro accused Dr Tedros of having covered up repeated outbreaks of cholera in his home country, which lowered the chances of an worldwide response and, more recently, the use of cholera vaccine. (more...)
Facebook CEO, wife celebrate 5th anniversary with Maine hike Facebook CEO, wife celebrate 5th anniversary with Maine hike
- May 23, 2017

Facebook's algorithms now focus on connecting you to " people you may know " and have been blamed for giving users' the unfounded perception that most other people hold political and social views similar to their own, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to move past that and strengthen the social network's community by connecting users to people they should know. (more...)
CDC warns of parasite that may crash your pool party CDC warns of parasite that may crash your pool party
- May 19, 2017

People also can contaminate pool water with crypto through physical contact, said Lilly Kan, senior director of infectious disease and informatics with the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO). Most germs can be killed within a few minutes when standard levels of chlorine and other pool disinfectants are used, however, killing Crypto with standard level of pool disinfectants is extremely hard. (more...)