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3 hurricanes now active in the Atlantic basin: Irma, Jose and Katia

The storm was named on Tuesday and became a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday afternoon when its maximum sustained winds hit 75 miles per hour. The storm is forecast to begin moving slightly faster in a west-northwest motion during the next two ...

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking

Researchers wrote: 'These data indicate that e-cigs should not be considered safe and that they induce significant deleterious effects'. The Tamil Nadu Tobacco Control Coalition had imposed regulations on e-cigarettes previous year, but no ban was ...

Delhi hotel employee molested by senior gets fired for reporting incident

In the CCTV footage, the security manager was seen pulling the victim's saree and trying to undress her. "Dahiya, who is a resident of Kakrola Village in Dwarka More, then asked the victim to sit near him but the woman suspected his intentions an...

Massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh, seven killed

The army along with the local authorities and the National Disaster Response Force are carrying out a search and rescue operation. One of the buses was going from Chamba to Manali and the other from Manali to Katra. Governor Acharya Devvrat also ex...

With strict regulation, gene editing is our future

Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to fix a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday. The research team cleverly si...

Charlie Gard's Parents Drop Request to Let Him Die at Home

Charlie Gard's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates speak to the media outside the High Court in London , after they ended their legal fight over treatment for the terminally ill baby. The parents' lawyer conceded that the home option was not po...

2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota — CDC

While the arrival of the virus is not a cause for alarm, Brunson said, people should take precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes that might carry the disease. Mosquitoes haven't yet been tested with the virus in any surrounding in counties, ...

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

A team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the University of Georgia , and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, say that although plastic materials such as Bakelite were in use in the early 20th century, the materia...

Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, or AIRS, instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite looked at Tropi...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore on its opening day, but its release was enough to divert the audience.

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea , a study published Monday in the journal The Lancet finds.

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines, the National Institute of Public Health of Norway (NIPH) and the N...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up votes. The proposed budget relies on more than $2 billion in spending...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the pills by the end of past year. Therefore, the aid-in-dying law came rig...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for all". I wouldn't want to be doing anything else. Düsseldorf: The 10...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earlier than officially permitted would make the jobs of local law enforce...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collision rates are higher than they would be if recreational use was still ...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) plans to take out a procession ...

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce his Cuba policy. " More than half my customers are Americans. the best...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will rely for a working majority in the House of Commons on ten pro-Brexit la...

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House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...

Gujarat GSEB SSC Class 10 exam results declared

Good luck to all the students for the upcoming GSEB Gujarat Board SSC Result 2017! Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board is an autonomous board under Education D...

Alleged Queensland cop killer shot dead after siege

Police have been negotiating with the man for several hours. Assistant Commissioner Tony Wright told reporters Maddison was "challenged by police" after he attempted to escape. A...

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Farmer rally turns violent in Kolkata, several injured

Farmer rally turns violent in Kolkata, several injured

Meanwhile, protesting the attack on journalists and camerapersons as also "innocent pedestrians" and participants in the "peaceful" March to Nabanna (state Secretariat), the Left...

Supreme Court Strikes Down Two Congressional Districts In North Carolina

North Carolina acknowledged that it had used race in redistricting, but argued that it did so for a constitutionally permissible reason: It wanted to comply with the Voting Rig...

Police searching for missing baby, mother out of Hampton

Police searching for missing baby, mother out of Hampton

She was last seen at the 1900 block of Hastings Avenue in Hampton, Virginia. Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult said Johnson was "very closely family oriented" and that her being ou...

Celebrating Nurses on International Nurses Day

Celebrating Nurses on International Nurses Day

A lot of the patients we visit are living with dementia, which means mental health is all the more important. These functions come with responsibilities and accountability. Today's...

US, EU in Urgent Discussions on Pitch to Expand Laptop Ban

DHS is considering an expansion of that order, but no decisions have been made, Burke said in an email. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security organized a telephone conference...