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North Korea Just Launched Its 12th Missile This Year North Korea Just Launched Its 12th Missile This Year
- July 30, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday that in the wake of North Korea's latest missile launch , just before midnight, there was no avoiding increasing pressure on the reclusive state. He vowed to "take all necessary steps" to ensure the security of the U.S. and its allies. While some experts said the missile used in the latest test would have been able to hit cities on the west coast of the USA, such as Los Angeles, others said it could have travelled as far as Denver or ... (more...)
A Kentucky doctor delivered a baby while in labor herself A Kentucky doctor delivered a baby while in labor herself
- July 29, 2017

Amanda Hess. Hess said she knew there was not much time to waste and went to help the woman. Hess had given Johnson a check-up days earlier and the expecting mother expressed immediate relief at seeing the familiar OBGYN. Hess. The patient, Leah Halliday Johnson, was fully dilated and screaming. Hess said she believed she'd be working late into her pregnancy, but never thought she'd be working the same day she gave birth. (more...)
Three Gujarat Congress legislators Resigned before Rajya Sabha elections Three Gujarat Congress legislators Resigned before Rajya Sabha elections
- July 29, 2017

The Congress High Command, anxious over the defection of six party MLAs in Gujarat to the BJP in the past couple of days, has shipped 46 of its MLAs to Bengaluru, fearing Operation Kamala. The development came at a time when the Congress has fielded its senior leader Ahmed Patel as its candidate for the Upper House in the election scheduled for August 8. (more...)
Charlie Gard, 'beautiful little boy' at heart of dispute, dies Charlie Gard, 'beautiful little boy' at heart of dispute, dies
- July 29, 2017

Charlie Gard, the terminally ill British boy whose heartbreaking case elicited sympathy and support from Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, and inflamed an global debate over end-of-life rights, died Friday. But Charlie Gard's death is also being felt by many, who never even knew him. Charlie Gard's case made it all the way to Britain's Supreme Court as Charlie's parents refused to accept decisions by a series of judges who backed Great Ormond Street. (more...)
Safety is always first at the fair Safety is always first at the fair
- July 29, 2017

In Santa Cruz, the park voluntarily shut down its ride Wednesday in an "abundance of caution" around 8 p.m., about 90 minutes before the statewide request, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk spokesman Kris Reyes said today. "I had to tell her he was the one who was deceased". He said all 25 rides undergo a 20 point inspection every day before use. Indiana's fire marshal has directed all Fire Ball amusement rides to be immediately taken out of service after a deadly accident at the Ohio ... (more...)
Wonderful footage shows prisoners during their escape from U.S. jail Wonderful footage shows prisoners during their escape from U.S. jail
- July 29, 2017

The three men are facing new charges for their escape. It's an interesting myth: "Three guys sneaking out of a maximum-security module right after a supposed 5 a.m. More than that, we scared a lot of people and caused a lot of anxiety and fear, and at the end of the day I can't say I feel good about that. "He grew up in jail and he's 21 now". (more...)
North Korea launches ICBM: Pentagon North Korea launches ICBM: Pentagon
- July 29, 2017

Japanese officials said it flew about five minutes longer than the North's first ICBM, launched July 4 . Japan's exclusive economic zone is an area of the ocean extending out from the coast of the country. The top U.S. military official, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford, and Admiral Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, spoke by phone with the top South Korean military official, General Lee Sun-jin, to discuss military response options to the launch. (more...)
Angelina Jolie Under Fire for Playing Cruel Casting Game on Cambodian Children Angelina Jolie Under Fire for Playing Cruel Casting Game on Cambodian Children
- July 29, 2017

The actress, director and humanitarian activist has been accused of emotionally abusing the children that she sought out to play the lead role, while her decision to work with the Cambodian military has been criticised as a "terrible mistake". (more...)
LGBTQ Military Unit Forms to Fight ISIS LGBTQ Military Unit Forms to Fight ISIS
- July 28, 2017

After three years of men being thrown off buildings and beheaded after accused of being gay, a sub-group has founded that has one goal: "Faggots kill fascists". Now there is a new unit for the militant group to be scared of. 'Our commitment to struggling against authority, patriarchy, oppressive heteronormativity, queer/homophobia and transphobia are strengthened by the revolutionary advances and gains of the Kurdish women's struggle, ' they say in the statement. (more...)
Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has betting ban reduced by five months Former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has betting ban reduced by five months
- July 28, 2017

As you might expect, the Championship club plan to host the match at Loftus Road, which is just a mile or so down the road from the tower block which went up in flames and took the lives of at least 80 people on 14th June. And the FA have made a decision to uphold the ban even for a charity match - something Barton slammed on social media. "But the FA have decided my ban extends to helping a great cause". (more...)
Slug mucus inspires wound-sealing adhesive development Slug mucus inspires wound-sealing adhesive development
- July 28, 2017

Based on the goo that the molluscs leave everywhere they wander to, some clever folk have developed a substance inspired by the sticky and elastic material secreted by the Arion subfuscus species of slug . According to the study paper, the patch-like gelatin was successful in sticking to bloody pig skin and hearts. It also patched holes in rat livers, remaining sticky for the duration of the two-week experiment. (more...)
Mourinho admits Zlatan could make a Man United return Mourinho admits Zlatan could make a Man United return
- July 28, 2017

He said: "I always thought the problem is not what you pay for these kind of [top] players, I don't think the problem is what you pay for Pogba, I don't think the problem is going to pay insane for Neymar ". "So now we just need to land safely in Manchester and this part of the pre-season was flawless". The issue came up because United played out a penalty shoot out against Real Madrid in their previous game where most of the players missed. (more...)
Yemen: Millions at risk if aid agencies not given better access Yemen: Millions at risk if aid agencies not given better access
- July 28, 2017

An estimated 20.7 million people - over two thirds of the population - are in need of some kind of assistance or protection. "Nearly 80 per cent of Yemen's children need immediate humanitarian assistance", the executive directors of three United Nations agencies said in a joint statement released at the end of a two-day visit. (more...)
Judge orders Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice Judge orders Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice
- July 28, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital opposed these requests. Details about where and when Charlie will be moved have been kept sealed by the judge. On July 4, Trump tweeted out his own message of support for Gard's parents, saying, "If we can help little #CharlieGard , as per our friends in the United Kingdom and the Pope, we would be delighted to do so". (more...)
Ghanaian shot-stopper Joseph Annang nears West Ham switch Ghanaian shot-stopper Joseph Annang nears West Ham switch
- July 28, 2017

However, Chicharito recently completed a €17.9 million switch to West Ham, returning the Premier League after a previous spell with Manchester United. Last season though he sat on the bench more (22 times) than he played, with the now departing Randolph getting the lion's share of the number one shirt. (more...)
Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom Cubs fans celebrating World Series baby boom
- July 28, 2017

As summer and another pennant race looms, maybe the maternity ward will be busy once again, nine months from now. If you do the math, you'll realize that the Cubs weren't the only ones scoring that night. "We were deciding between Clark and Addison if it was a boy, or Wrigley if it was a girl", he said. Thirty-eight weeks ago Wednedsay, on November 2, the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 to win the World Series. (more...)
Ro Arrested For Alleged Hours-Long Assault On Ex-Girlfriend Ro Arrested For Alleged Hours-Long Assault On Ex-Girlfriend
- July 28, 2017

The judge cautioned McVey that if he has any contact - such as calls, texts, messages or in person - his bail could be revoked. When she returned to McVey, the hidden phone continued recording for almost 21 minutes. Bullock can be heard crying and begging McVey to stop. Just Brittany showed Harris County deputies a video that was reportedly recorded the night of the alleged attack, according to the sheriff's office. (more...)
PM Modi condoles death of former CM of Karnataka N Dharam Singh PM Modi condoles death of former CM of Karnataka N Dharam Singh
- July 28, 2017

Dharam Singh was survived by wife, two sons and a daughter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the demise of former Karnataka Chief Minister Dharam Singh and remembered his service towards the society on Thursday. Dharam Singh Narayan Singh was popularly known as Dharam Singh. Singh, a member of the Congress ran an alliance government with Janata Dal (Secular) from 2004 to 2006. (more...)
E-Cigarette users more likely to quit E-Cigarette users more likely to quit
- July 28, 2017

The latest study that focused on e-cigarettes and vaping showed that those who used e-cigarettes were more likely to stop smoking altogether than those who didn't. "The logic is made a little bit easier in this case because cigarettes are so bad", said Zhu. He cited findings from a study in the United Kingdom, published previous year in BMJ , which also suggested a link between increased e-cigarette use and higher rates of smoking cessation: "Notably, both studies analyzed data from ... (more...)
Experts call for scrapping of antibiotics 'complete the course' message Experts call for scrapping of antibiotics 'complete the course' message
- July 28, 2017

It's a provocative message, but sceptics say their advice is grossly premature - and even reckless. "Reducing unnecessary antibiotic use is therefore essential to mitigate antibiotic resistance ". Other researchers have welcomed the study. [I] n a new article in the British Medical Journal ( BMJ ), 10 leading experts said the public health message is not backed by evidence and should be dropped . (more...)
BTC-e down without any explanation; over 66K Bitcoins on the move BTC-e down without any explanation; over 66K Bitcoins on the move
- July 28, 2017

A cellphone seized during the arrest of a Russian man the US wants extradited for allegedly laundering vast sums through bitcoin transactions should provide key data for the investigation, Greek police said Thursday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said cracking down on illegal uses of the cyber currency is a key goal of USA regulators. Vinnik now faces extradition to the USA on charges of money laundering and engaging in unlawful monetary transactions. (more...)
Charlie Gard dies after life support is switched off Charlie Gard dies after life support is switched off
- July 28, 2017

The hospital argued there were too many obstacles including the unwillingness of any care provider to accompany Charlie. Ms Yates walked out of what could be the final court hearing in Charlie's case on Wednesday, after the judge said a decision had to be made. (more...)
Arrow Financial Corp Reduces Position in Wells Fargo & Company Arrow Financial Corp Reduces Position in Wells Fargo & Company
- July 28, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $267.88 billion, a PE ratio of 13.2842 and a beta of 0.96. Moreover, Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Co has 0.69% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) for 2.33M shares. 94 funds opened positions while 278 raised stakes. Oberweis Asset Mngmt accumulated 3,718 shares. On Monday, June 12 Pelos Petros G sold $1.34M worth of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) or 24,708 shares. (more...)
BT profits hit by Italian scandal BT profits hit by Italian scandal
- July 28, 2017

In its financial results on Friday, BT said: "We have reached settlements with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in respect of any warranty claims under the 2015 EE acquisition agreement, arising from the issues previously announced regarding our operations in Italy". (more...)
Could a little alcohol lower your diabetes risk? Could a little alcohol lower your diabetes risk?
- July 28, 2017

For women, the equivalent of just over a bottle and a half of wine a week cut their risk of type 2 diabetes by 58 per cent compared to those who did not drink at all. Men who drink 14 alcoholic beverages a week and women who drink nine have the lowest risk of developing diabetes compared to non-drinkers, according to a study published Thursday in Diabetologia , the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. (more...)
U.S. bishops' spokesman presses for new health-care reform U.S. bishops' spokesman presses for new health-care reform
- July 28, 2017

When will the United States start viewing health care as a right for all citizens who need it? He is effectively ignoring the successes of the ACA: lower uninsured rates , drastically decreasing medical bankruptcies, and the expansion of Medicaid in IN via HIP 2.0, all while downplaying the negative consequences of repeal. (more...)
AEP announces $2.4 million wind farm despite Trump energy policy AEP announces $2.4 million wind farm despite Trump energy policy
- July 28, 2017

The AWEA said most of the wind turbine construction was concentrated in the U.S. Midwest and Texas. It's expected to be the largest single site wind farm in the nation, and rank No. "What essentially these utilities are doing is saying, the price is so low now for wind that I can offset my fuel costs through wind", said Amy Grace, head of North America research for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. (more...)
Braves acquire Huascar Ynoa in Garcia trade Braves acquire Huascar Ynoa in Garcia trade
- July 28, 2017

He owns a 4-7 mark with a 4.30 ERA in 18 starts with Atlanta in 2017. "I think our players will be uplifted by it, that our people upstairs are trying to give us a better chance to get to the postseason", Twins manager Paul Molitor said, according to the Star Tribune . (more...)
Parents Give Newborn Daughter Drugs To Hide Her Heroin Addiction Parents Give Newborn Daughter Drugs To Hide Her Heroin Addiction
- July 26, 2017

Wilde and Christenson admitted to crushing up Suboxone, which police found in their home on June 28, and putting it on the child's gums in the hospital after her birth on April 9. The infant was brought to the hospital for an evaluation. As for Wilde and Christenson , they are sitting in jail. If there is a known history of drug use by a mother, then her baby will be evaluated and if necessary, receive treatment for withdrawal symptoms . (more...)
Gas Prices On The Rise In Florida Gas Prices On The Rise In Florida
- July 26, 2017

Prices in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Florida had midweek spikes of more than 10 cents per gallon. Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga rose 7.8 cents per gallon in the past week to hit $2 a gallon on Sunday, according to the online fuel price web site GasBuddy, which surveys 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga every day. (more...)