Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

In the finale of the 2017 youth event, the New Zealand crew needed to finish three places above the British in the last race to retain the trophy. Five days of development this week appeared to initially amount to little as Team NZ sailed clear in ...

Senate passes marijuana bill Senate passes marijuana bill

But only a majority voted to take action on the bill, with nearly all Republican House members voting 'no'. 511 could receive a vote when the House next convenes. Now that Gov. Scott has agreed with the House and Senate that marijuana should ...

Trump, Modi to Discuss Counterterror Cooperation - White House

It is the first White House dinner for a foreign leader. So, I think that we would like to move forward with both countries. "They'll start off with a one-on-one meeting". India and Pakistan should engage in direct talks and seek a normalization ...

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

Davis gave Barnier a book about hiking. Yet Davis stressed that Britain would deliver certainty "as soon as possible" to European Union citizens living in Britain and to British citizens in the European Union, a common ground between the two ...

At least two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts At least two dozen people killed in multiple Pakistan blasts

ROUGH CUT (no reporter narration) STORY: Two explosions in the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday killed at least 15 people, a government official told Reuters. The region has been battered by bitter sectarian violence in which Sunni...

Inflation 1% in May, fourth lowest in Canada Inflation 1% in May, fourth lowest in Canada

Canadian inflation eased up on the accelerator last month as weaker year-over-year growth in gasoline prices helped slow the annualized rate to 1.3 per cent. Food prices rose 0.3% (month-on-month) bringing the year-on-year rate to -0.1%, up from -1.1...

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Those comments came back to haunt him by the time he became president in January, after the courts halted his initial order which banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries and indefinitely halted entry to Syrian refugees, calling it unconsti...

Yoga offer relief for back pain Yoga offer relief for back pain

After the 12-week period was complete, both physical therapy and yoga group members regularly practiced these at home and also attended occasional sessions for the 40-week maintenance phase. At the beginning, 70% of the participants were taking med...

Russian fighter jet flies within five feet of American spy plane Russian fighter jet flies within five feet of American spy plane

It was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet that approached at a high rate of speed. Hernandez said the USA spy plane did not provoke the close encounter, and it was not immediately clear whether or not the two aircrafts communi...

Vancouver ranked most expensive city in Canada Vancouver ranked most expensive city in Canada

Luanda's rise to the top was driven by cost of goods and security, Mercer said. Hong Kong was second, Tokyo third, Zurich fourth and Singapore fifth. The falls for United Kingdom cities came as a result of the pound weakening against the USA...

'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

Britain is welcome to change its mind and stay in the European Union , but it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or complex opt-outs from EU rules, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said on Wednesday (14 June), wri...

Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . In his first public comments since the shooting, Dr. Sava said the "risk of death" is less now than it was days ago, at which time he could have died ...

Allegheny County makes list of medical marijuana permits awarded Allegheny County makes list of medical marijuana permits awarded

Salemme has been fighting to get medical marijuana for her 10-year-old son Jackson, who has intractable epilepsy. Although patients cannot buy medical marijuana in Pennsylvania now, they can get it outside the state with a prescription.

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

The PGA Tour has made some significant changes to its anti-doping policy, which will come into effect in October at the start of the 2017-18 season. Prior to the implementation of the new protocols, only urine testing had been done on a random basis ...

Jackson and Knicks consider trading Kristaps Porzingis

And the C's also are a team linked to Porzingis trade rumors . Porzingis remains determined to play for the Knicks and see his tenure through to success , sources said, but it has become clearer that Jackson has become increasingly intrigued wi...

Colorado voters may consider ban on childhood smartphones Colorado voters may consider ban on childhood smartphones

PAUS , apparently serious despite its difficult-to-take-seriously name, is proceeding with a ballot initiative in Colorado that seeks to ban smartphone sales to preteen children , citing their potentially addictive nature and possible health ram...

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

The former first minister told the BBC that she hoped the talks could reach a conclusion "sooner rather than later". She said: "I think there is a unity of objective among people in the United Kingdom". "It's passing quicker than anyone believes......

$870K awarded to man whose doctor removed the wrong testicle $870K awarded to man whose doctor removed the wrong testicle

V. Spencer Long regarding pain in his right testicle for 15 years. A jury of 11 women and one man deliberated for 80 minutes before announcing that they sided with Hanes, awarding him $870,000 for future and past pain and suffering and punitive mea...

Environmental watchdog group warns of lead in baby food Environmental watchdog group warns of lead in baby food

Fruit juices, root vegetables and cookies were the baby foods most likely to contain lead . While the study is American, numerous same brands of baby food can be found in Canada. When parents think about the dangers of lead , it's paint and wat...

Pro-Trump protesters disrupt NYC's Julius Caesar, 1 arrested Pro-Trump protesters disrupt NYC's Julius Caesar, 1 arrested

She said she has set up a website for contributions to her "legal defense fund". Moments later, a second protester identified as Jack Posobiec stood up in the crowd and gestured, screaming: "You are all Goebbels!" A New York Police Department...

Governor appeals for voluntary blood donation Governor appeals for voluntary blood donation

The governor of Nagaland has called upon community and civic organisations, scout and guides, ex-servicemen etc., to organize blood donation camps on different occasions. Head of Hematology and Blood Transfusion at LUTH, Prof. World Blood Donor ...

Chemical In Broccoli May Lower Blood Sugar Of Diabetes Patients Chemical In Broccoli May Lower Blood Sugar Of Diabetes Patients

Those who didn't take metformin were able to control their condition relatively well without it. This study showed that metformin and sulphoraphane lower blood glucose in different ways: metformin makes cells sensitive to insulin , so more glu...

Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

A spokeswoman for the Brexit department said: "We have said consistently that resolving the status of European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom and UK nationals living in other member states is our first priority for negotiations".

Pay offs row, DMK stages walk out from Tamil Nadu Assembly Pay offs row, DMK stages walk out from Tamil Nadu Assembly

As the ruckus continued in the Assembly, the Marshalls tried to take the protesting DMK MLAs out of the Assembly. Stalin and other MLAS were detained by police. Stalin after walking out of the session told media that in protest against the Speaker ...

Uber faces lawsuit over India rape investigation Uber faces lawsuit over India rape investigation

The lawsuit filed on Thursday said shortly after the rape occurred, a U.S. Uber executive "met with Delhi police and intentionally obtained plaintiff's confidential medical records". Hiring senior women and diversifying management alone is not en...

Tesla requests government for import duty exemption to launch in India Tesla requests government for import duty exemption to launch in India

Tesla's new India plans come almost a month after Musk tweeted that he might be unable to sell in the country because of its " Make in India " push, which requires foreign companies to source at least 30% of their products locally. The import duty ...

Head Of Michigan Health Department Charged In Flint Lead Crisis

According to court documents filed on Tuesday, Lyon "exhibited gross negligence" and that his actions and failure to act "resulted in the death of at least one person". According to a study by Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards, who helped uncover...

DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

Meanwhile, the man whose court case led to homosexuality being decriminalised in Northern Ireland in the 1980s has said that the DUP's approach to gay rights has radically changed over the years and that the rest of the United Kingdom should not fear...

SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

The South Korean president has been open to more dialogue with North Korea since he was elected on May 10. South Korea warned Japan on Monday to exercise caution when making remarks about bilateral ties, including the issue of Korean "comfort women...

President Trump tells senators the House health care bill is 'mean'

We will have the same unbridled actions by greedy Wall Street tycoons, unscrupulous financial institutions, corrupt bankers, shady loan officers, fraudulent credit managers and destructive real estate developers that gave us the recession of 2008.

President Trump tells senators the House health care bill is 'mean'

We will have the same unbridled actions by greedy Wall Street tycoons, unscrupulous financial institutions, corrupt bankers, shady loan officers, fraudulent credit managers and destructive real estate developers that gave us the recession of 2008.

Iran says Saudi supports militants on its turf after attacks Iran says Saudi supports militants on its turf after attacks

Ayatollah Khamenei also broached the subject of the US's increased saber-rattling and further sanctions following Iran's recent presidential election. He said this could be along the lines of the 1975 Helsinki accords - agreements signed during t...

Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup

The team are unbeaten from eight games and eight points clear of third-placed Uzbekistan with two qualifiers remaining, so can not be denied a top-two finish and an automatic spot in Russian Federation next year. Queiroz is also over the moon. Four p...

Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers

Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery. The winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38 and 58. That is the soonest that the prize will be able to be claimed. The store is located in the mi...

Nine-run eighth pushes Royals over Padres Nine-run eighth pushes Royals over Padres

But lately I feel like I'm driving the ball really well". Cain also homered off Jose Torres in a five-RBI game that trumped the Padres' best offerings in a Petco Park reunion with Ian Kennedy (6 IP, 4 ER): Three runs on three more hits from t...

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