Monday August 21-st, 2017

Salas, Jang, Allen, Ji share early LPGA Tour lead in Hawaii Salas, Jang, Allen, Ji share early LPGA Tour lead in Hawaii

Ko shot a seven-under par 65 to leap into the top 10, and continue her rapid turnaround after a slow start to the tournament. The capricious weather failed to deter Ariya, who was in a fine touch on Thursday as she produced a flawless round.

White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Minnesota White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Minnesota

Chicago had just two runners: Omar Narvaez singled with one out in the third and Avisail Garcia walked leading off the fourth. WHITE SOX KEY TRENDS: The White Sox are 1-4 in Quintana's last five road starts against the Twins and are 0-4...

Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double

He leads the league in scoring and broke Oscar Robertson's record with 42 triple-doubles this season to help the Thunder move on after Kevin Durant left for Golden State. "Congratulations to Russell Westbrook on a magnificent season", Robertson w...

Texas mumps cases hit 20-year high Texas mumps cases hit 20-year high

Mumps cases connected to South Padre Island first emerged this week when another health department contacted the DSHS about a patient who contracted mumps, who had traveled to South Padre Island for spring break. For example, in Texas, 97.6% of kind...

War on homosexuals: Chechnya builds concentration camps for LGBT community War on homosexuals: Chechnya builds concentration camps for LGBT community

The Chechen Interior Ministry branded it an "April Fools' joke", with Kremlin-backed leader Ramzan Kadyrov saying there were no homosexuals in the republic for them to persecute. Whereas, representatives of the Caucasian republic - Press Secretary ...

Physician assistants urge Justice to reverse veto Physician assistants urge Justice to reverse veto

At a press conference in Charleston, West Virginia, the governor expressed his dissatisfaction with the proposed budget bill brought forth by state legislators. He went on, "I can't be any more blunt than to tell you this the way I see it". 2018 wo...

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping

And some troops also have been implicated in sexual abuse. In a resolution adopted here, the 15-nation council made a decision to extend the mandate of MINUSTAH for a final period of six months and shut down the mission by October 15, 2017.

Russia knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

Spicer said later his mention of barrel bombs as a potential trigger for further action by the United States did not reflect a change in position. After the chemical attack, Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Tillerso...

China's consumer inflation steady amid firming economy — China Focus China's consumer inflation steady amid firming economy — China Focus

Mr Ramsey said goods inflation had been accelerating fast over the last five months, and reached 2.5% year-on-year during March - the highest rate since June 2013. Costs for health care, housing, transportation and communication all were seen risin...

Nearly half of young German voters back Merkel, poll shows Nearly half of young German voters back Merkel, poll shows

Former President Barack Obama plans to visit Germany in May to sit down with German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a panel discussion on democracy, returning to the global stage after what will be four months out of the White House. It will be a centre...

Nick Kyrgios fires Australia into semi-finals of Davis Cup Nick Kyrgios fires Australia into semi-finals of Davis Cup

The victor of the quarterfinal will play Italy or Belgium in September. "It's fun to have a breather and have something to play for tomorrow", Courier said. Kyrgios lost a quarter-final to the big-serving Querrey five weeks ago in Acapulco, Mexico ...

Study suggests pet exposure might help protect babies from allergies, obesity Study suggests pet exposure might help protect babies from allergies, obesity

There has been a link found between lower levels of childhood allegies and Ruminococcus and between childhood obesity and Oscillospira . The study theory suggests that babies exposed to dirt and bacteria from a pet's fur or paws can create ear...

Are you a night owl? This may be the reason why Are you a night owl? This may be the reason why

For all of them, the circadian cycles were affected. Professor Michael Young , who led the USA team from The Rockefeller University that made the discovery, said: "Compared to other mutations that have been linked to sleep disorders in just s...

UP government decides to eliminate Samajwadi word from government schemes UP government decides to eliminate Samajwadi word from government schemes

Taking a cue from Amma canteens in Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh government has chose to start a subsidised food scheme - Annapurna Bhojnalaya (Annapurna canteen) - where poor and under- privileged people will get refreshments at Rs 3, and a full meal at...

Strong winds on the way Strong winds on the way

Wind speeds were expected to increase to 20 to 38 miles per hour, with gusts up to 45 miles per hour, early Friday morning, according to the forecast . Friday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Thursday night - Patchy fog after 11 p.m. Gu...

This World Health Day, talk about depression insists WHO This World Health Day, talk about depression insists WHO

Globally, around 350 million people of all ages, from all walks of life, suffer from depression . Acharya further said that at worst, depression could lead to self inflected injuries and suicide. Talking about your feelings to a family member, a t...

US lawmakers back Syria strikes, ask for broader strategy

Israeli leaders welcomed the US airstrikes in Syria, saying they sent a strong message that the Trump administration would not accept the use of chemical weapons and was a warning to other hostile states, including Iran and North Korea. August 20, 20...

Ohio quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities Ohio quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities

Wade notes that they want to avoid putting any extra liability on their children in later years. "Honestly, to have one child from a family be accepted to a school like this is incredible, but for all four to be accepted - I just don't, I don't k...

Adam Devine Nabs Hosting Duties For 'MTV Movie and TV Awards' Adam Devine Nabs Hosting Duties For 'MTV Movie and TV Awards'

Jordan Peele's racially themed horror film Get Out isn't just a hit at the box office and with critics, the movie, starring Daniel Kaluuya and Girls' Allison Williams, has landed six nominations for the rebranded MTV Movie & TV Awards. And when i...

Lok Sabha takes up Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill

These rates are subject to an impending change as the all-powerful GST Council has still not categorised various goods and services under the four-tier tax regime. "I was in favour of real estate, Delhi government was in favour", Jaitley said. On agr...

Real life Mowgli? Girl found living with monkeys in UP forest Real life Mowgli? Girl found living with monkeys in UP forest

A South African boy eventually named Saturday Mthiyane was found in 1987 living with monkeys in Sundumbili. However, he managed to rescue the girl after great efforts and got her admitted to a district hospital. According to the first informa...

Surly zoo chimpanzee flings poop into 'Grandma's' face Surly zoo chimpanzee flings poop into 'Grandma's' face

The video has gone viral, the behavior has been explained but still - a face full of feces can't be amusing to the woman who got hit. This is apparently not the first time this animal has thrown poop at people. The video above shows the simian mov...

April's vet on delivery date: 'It really shouldn't be much longer' April's vet on delivery date: 'It really shouldn't be much longer'

However, Dr. Tim assures that April is not overdue or late, and that she "remains happy and comfortable (considering the circumstances)". Stop me if you've heard that before. Though her belly hangs lower than ever and her baby's kicks are vigorou...

You'll want your rain gear and probably extra coffee for Monday You'll want your rain gear and probably extra coffee for Monday

Temperatures today reach the lower and middle 60s and hold steady tonight in the 50s. The chance for severe weather is low, but some isolated hail on the Plateau or the occasional gusty wind are a small possibility. Thursday we could see some li...

USA ends funding for United Nations Population Fund USA ends funding for United Nations Population Fund

As Devex reported yesterday, while the UNFPA has a program in China, it does not do work that involves abortions, or sterilizations, let alone procedures that are not voluntary. However, BuzzFeed notes that "t$3 he State Department's determinatio...

Trump Halts US Funding of United Nations Population Fund Trump Halts US Funding of United Nations Population Fund

The organization works in China to make reproductive health program voluntary and rights-based and has advocated against the country's one-child policy. For many years, links have been exposed between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Ch...

ACM Awards kick off with energy, jokes about Oscars mishap

Goode" in a trio with guitarist Joe Walsh of country-influenced rock all-stars the Eagles. The Academy of Country Music Awards are one of two top prizes in the genre along with the Country Music Association Awards. He will compete for album of the...

Wilton police crack down on cell phones while driving Wilton police crack down on cell phones while driving

CNA today announced its participation in Distracted Driving Awareness month with an education campaign to promote safe driving behaviors. Given this list, those of us who continue to drive ourselves may be distracted nonetheless - even if we've ...

Minor NJ Transit Train Derailment at Penn Station

The city fire department says three people suffered minor injuries. Midtown Direct trains will be re-routed through Hoboken for the rest of the day and Northeast Corridor and New Jersey Coast Line service is likely to be delayed. Emergency officials ...

China factory index hits 5-year high as economy gains steam China factory index hits 5-year high as economy gains steam

The index, a key economic bellwether, was still above the 50 mark, which separates expansion from contraction. Indeed, China's iron ore futures prices fell almost 2% on Friday and looked set for a monthly drop of 13% on worries about surging stockp...

Fadnavis moots apex panel for security of medical staff

The Bombay high court on Friday lashed out at Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors for not complying with their order of calling off the strike. "We are waiting for the decision of Maharashtra government, their action will decide our reactio...

Communities on alert as floods move south Communities on alert as floods move south

A group of thrill-seeking friends made a decision to test their strength against Mother Nature by surfing floodwaters raging through Murwillumbah Weir on Thursday, March 30, as authorities issued flood warnings for northern New South Wales.

Arsenal players envious of stars playing under Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola

Until now, if you ask me about what I think about the season it is like this, in the boxes we are not good enough. "He has started to work and hopefully he will start to run and then help us in the last games of the season", Guardiola told reporters ...

MDHHS confirms 2 flu-related deaths of MI children MDHHS confirms 2 flu-related deaths of MI children

The state says Michigan's flu season has been moderate so far. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The other death involved a child from northern MI. Children younger than 6 months old are too young to be vaccin...

Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

Japan's Fisheries Agency said three ships returned on Friday morning. Japan intends to take almost 4,000 whales over the next 12 years as part of its research program and has repeatedly said it aims to resume commercial whaling, reports Reute...

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