Friday August 18-th, 2017

Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill

The main reasons cited for the veto by Governor Phil Scott was that the legislation didn't adequately address the need to prevent marijuana from getting in the hands of children, and the need for a commission to study a regulated industry to be aff...

China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

Xi's remarks came in a meeting with South Korean special envoy Lee Hae-chan, who was dispatched to Beijing by new President Moon Jae-in on a mission to reopen contacts and seek a way out of the current impasse that has hit South Korean businesses h...

Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

State health officials have told CNN that the problem is contained to the nacho cheese sauce , and that there does not appear to be an ongoing public risk. Karen Smith in a statement . His is the first confirmed death in the case of food poison...

Support pours in for victims with 'Room for Manchester,' other campaigns Support pours in for victims with 'Room for Manchester,' other campaigns

But one woman waiting at a train station near the arena with her husband knew exactly what to do. The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , England Monday night terrified the singer's young fans. Another post read, "Pleas...

TS ECET results 2017 will be declared here TS ECET results 2017 will be declared here

This year, 220,070 candidates had registered for the exam. Almost 1.31 lakh students appeared for the engineering test and 73,496 students for the agriculture test. We will update Telangana EAMCET 2017 counseling dates here. As per the IPE Board, e...

CPEC all about China, not Pakistan's prosperity: Senior Pak journalist CPEC all about China, not Pakistan's prosperity: Senior Pak journalist

China's ascendance is most evidently on display in its plans for One Belt, One Road (OBOR) or the Belt & Road Initiative, the subject of a major summit in Beijing this month. Undoubtedly, cheaper than air and faster than sea, the train passes throu...

Luxurious Mumbai-Goa Tejas from May 22 Luxurious Mumbai-Goa Tejas from May 22

Monday will see the inaugural run of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's pet project- India's first Tejas Express between Mumbai and Karmali in Goa. Manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala, the coaches will have automatic entrance door, a...

Landslide in Uttarakhand, pilgrims hit Landslide in Uttarakhand, pilgrims hit

So far, the figure has crossed a dozen of people in the journey beginning since April 28. The pilgrimage was temporarily stopped and people were asked to take shelter at major pit stops, the officials said. The state disaster management secretary, ho...

Son reported dealer dad to DCF, DA says Son reported dealer dad to DCF, DA says

Police said they also found a scale and additional sandwich bags inside the luggage. Police came to the apartment and discovered 212 grams of suspected heroin and fentanyl in plastic bags, pictured. Prosecutors say the father, 41-year-old Yamil Mer...

Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said that Macron had expressed his happiness at having brought together a diverse government with politicians from right and left as well as figures from civil society. Germany and France are the eurozone's...

Space Weather And Radiation Bubble Are Linked To Human Activity Space Weather And Radiation Bubble Are Linked To Human Activity

It was found that particular type of communications, known as very low frequency (VLF) radio communications, interact with particles present in space and it impacts how and where they move. Very large flares can even create currents within electric...

Woman in intensive care after eating gas station nacho cheese Woman in intensive care after eating gas station nacho cheese

Health officials believe that the illness among the five people was caused by the nacho cheese at the gas station. Within hours of eating the nacho-cheese sauce, she felt exhausted, her partner, Ricky Torres, told the Bee . "It's insane", said Dawn ...

China threatened 'war' over sea row: Philippines' Duterte

We would want to maintain the present warm relationship. Sought for clarification, Carpio explained that the Philippines "can sue" China because the Asian giant "is not complying with the previous ruling " issued by another arbitral tribunal.

White House official subject of Russia probe

The Washington Post said a senior adviser to Mr Trump was among people investigators wanted to speak to. Jared Kushner is the target of a quickly moving Russian Federation investigation, new reports claim , a sign that the investigation into D...

Kerala: Woman chops off genitals of man who tried to rape her Kerala: Woman chops off genitals of man who tried to rape her

The assaults go back as much as six years ago, when she was a high-school student of 17 and not even an adult, she has said. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lauded the woman, saying it was a courageous step. The girl was under duress from ...

Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push

Microsoft instead explains that the data centres will "offer enterprise-grade reliability and performance combined with data residency to help enable the tremendous opportunity for economic growth". "There are a lot of concerns around data governance...

'Big Bang Theory' spinoff leads CBS fall plan 'Big Bang Theory' spinoff leads CBS fall plan

But the network's most closely watched newcomer is " Young Sheldon ", a "Big Bang Theory" spinoff about the Jim Parsons character. CBS's dramas are a bit more diverse, with CBS fave Shemar Moore leading the multiracial ensemble cast of the ...

GM India to cease domestic sales, focus only on exports GM India to cease domestic sales, focus only on exports

The company has also left four other foreign markets, including the Europe and Russian Federation. GM President Dan Anmann said in an interview with Reuters that the restructuring will allow the company to focus more money and engineering talent ...

Tornados from Texas to Wisconsin leave three dead

Also, a tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma , leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down in the area just after 5:30 p.m. Danny Ringer, with the Elk Cit...

Nigerian Government urges calm after new Ebola outbreak Nigerian Government urges calm after new Ebola outbreak

He said the symptoms to look out for included fever, fatigue, weakness, dizziness and muscle aches. According to Allarangar Yokouide, WHO representative in the DRC, the WHO Country Office is working closely with all national and provincial authorit...

Global cyberattack: A (short, jargon-free) beginner's guide

Portugal Telecom and Telefonica Argentina both said they were also targeted. Friday's attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, and there are fears the number will grow when people return to work on Monday and switch on their computer...

UK, US Confident of Osinbajo's Ability to Fight Corruption in Buhari's Absence UK, US Confident of Osinbajo's Ability to Fight Corruption in Buhari's Absence

Fomson urged Nigerians not to be deterred by the heath of the president, assuring he would soon bounce back and continue the good job he had started. "We also believe that Acting President (Yemi) Osinbajo is strongly committed to this agenda and wi...

I'm here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan I'm here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan

Asked for his stance on whether Pakistani artistes should be allowed to work in India or not, the Life of Pi star responded, "I will take a stand when there will be responsible people around. Producer Bhushan Kumar added, "We are overwhelmed by the...

Parasitic live worms found inside stomach of sushi guzzler Parasitic live worms found inside stomach of sushi guzzler

A team of doctors from Portugal raised fears after a 32-year-old man was hospitalized complaining of pain in his abdomen under his ribs, vomiting and a mild fever that lasted all week. Doctors have reported that there is a need to spread awareness ...

Deer Ticks Are Carrying a Virus Deadlier Than Lyme Disease, Experts Say Deer Ticks Are Carrying a Virus Deadlier Than Lyme Disease, Experts Say

ME had 1,473 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2016. What's most concerning as summer months approach, the growing population of "black legged ticks " in the State of MI. "There's a delay between when the baby ticks bite the mice and when th...

Rate of fentanyl-related opioid deaths continues to rise Rate of fentanyl-related opioid deaths continues to rise

The new study , which was a joint effort between the university, the state Department of Health, the State Toxicology Laboratory and King County Public Health, noted that use of the drug has been increasing in double digit percentages statewide - ...

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that about 34,000 Americans contracted hepatitis C in 2015. In the years between 2010 and 2015, scientists and medical health professionals noted the skyrocketing cases of hepatitis C virus infections.

Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy

By recommending Comey's ouster in spite of his recusal, Cummings and Conyer wrote in their letter , Sessions could open himself up to possible termination from the Justice Department . Efforts to undo draconian sentencing practices were backed by...

Ebola outbreak reported in Democratic Republic of Congo

Local media in Congo have reported additional deaths of patients with symptoms of the virus , but Gregory Hartl, a WHO spokesman in Geneva, said health officials are still working to determine whether there is any link to the deadly virus.

Former England and Bath prop Duncan Bell on Mental Health Awareness Week

People like Piers, especially those who are in the public eye, are narrow-minded and quite frankly a disgrace to themselves and an insult to anyone who lives with mental health or cares for those living with mental health. Many people with mental-hea...

Democrats say adoption bill is discriminatory Democrats say adoption bill is discriminatory

Gina Hinojosa (D-Austin). Supporters of the measure have defended their support for it by citing the decision by Catholic Charities to shut down adoption services in states like MA and IL following the legalization of same-sex marriage, lest the ...

Whicker: A new face stops the Ducks' Game 7 jinx Whicker: A new face stops the Ducks' Game 7 jinx

They've been eliminated in a Game 7 in each of the last four seasons, and they're hoping to avoid that Wednesday night against the Edmonton Oilers. They did so with a stifling performance over the past two periods that might have gone unrewarded wi...

North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

The North's state media has been running stories about the plot since last week. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Through a spokesman in April, newly-elected South Korean president Moon Jae-in called t...

Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears

Sticking a cotton swap in the ear can push the earwax further inside the ear, in addition to causing injury. Of the reported injuries, the study found the most common to be foreign body sensation, perforated ear drums , and soft tissue injury.

Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil

I think I've been hurt in this. MMA Fighting reports that today's punishment includes a 90-day suspension, forfeit of 20 percent of his fight purse, and the win over Belfort being overturned to a no-contest. Gastelum has since requested the fight...

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