Friday July 20-th, 2018

Trump made 'historic' changes to US-Israel relationship Trump made 'historic' changes to US-Israel relationship

Schumer stressed that the "unfairness" toward Israel "springs from a deep well of bias that has always existed", and if this history was appropriately taught to younger generations "I believe it would affect them powerfully". The bulk of Friedman's s...

National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.5 million, per reports National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.5 million, per reports

Per Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, all 32 teams of the NFL were notified that the salary cap for the 2018 season has been set at $177.2 million on Monday, which is a 6.11 percent increase over last year's. La Canfora has reported that the Vikings a...

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamond International moves Delhi HC against ED

The CBI and the ED have registered FIRs to probe the case and intensified the crackdown on Mr. Nirav Modi and Mr. Choksi with the ED seizing jewellery and assets worth thousands of crores of rupees, the I-T department attaching various properties, ...

Food industry told to cut calories Food industry told to cut calories

Categories of food covered by the programme include pizzas, ready meals, ready-made sandwiches, meat products and savoury snacks. PHE said lowering obesity levels could save around £9 billion in NHS healthcare and social care costs could be sav...

127-million-year-old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution 127-million-year-old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution

While dinosaurs may not have survived a period of mass extinction from 65 million years ago, it's interesting to take a good look at this ancient baby bird fossil and realize that numerous modern traits of common birds were already seen in species fr...

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Dr. Mark Rubinstein of UCSF's Division of Adolescent Medicine and colleagues tested 67 teenagers who vape and compared them to 16 teens who both vape and smoke tobacco cigarettes and to 20 teens who do not use either type of cigarette. Those who only...

SC beats Bulldogs again for SEC tournament title SC beats Bulldogs again for SEC tournament title

But Wilson now has something none of the legends before her got: four consecutive SEC tournament titles. "That's the game of basketball", Wilson said of her decision to attack McCowan. "Just seemed like they always had a dagger", Schaefer said of h...

Buhari Leaves for Ghana's 61st Independence Anniversary Buhari Leaves for Ghana's 61st Independence Anniversary

Fayose in the statement by his assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Mr. Lere Olayinka, described President Buhari as "a selfish king who went on making merry while his people were in agony only to show up when the people had already bu...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives in Niue to family welcome Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives in Niue to family welcome

After disembarking her Air Force plane, Ardern was greeted by a traditional welcome ceremony, accepting a gift of coconut water following a challenge. The nation hoped to one day generate enough of its own money to not have to ask New Zealand for ope...

New President of ESPN Named New President of ESPN Named

After losing millions of subscribers as more consumers ditch traditional cable, ESPN plans to launch its own streaming service, ESPN+, this spring . The Walt Disney Co . Pitaro is a graduate of Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor's deg...

Opioid Overdoses in Children Almost Double in Past Decade Opioid Overdoses in Children Almost Double in Past Decade

These accidental overdoses on parents' medication are just one example of how children can become what Kane called "secondary victims" of America's opioid epidemic, which claimed over 42,000 American lives in 2016. In addition, 37 percent of the youn...

Over 700 KNH Registrar Doctors go on strike Over 700 KNH Registrar Doctors go on strike

Amid rumours that the patient on whom the surgery has performed has died, the spokesperson for Kenyatta Hospital has clarified that no such thing had happened and that the patients are recuperating. Following the OR bungle, the hospital's administrat...

Water bosses urge people in Berkshire to use Water bosses urge people in Berkshire to use "as little as possible"

Residents of some parts of London and the South East said they had been without water for more than 24 hours by Sunday night, with little indication of when supplies would return. "We are putting as much extra water as we can into our local networks ...

Major South African retail chains recall products linked to listeriosis Major South African retail chains recall products linked to listeriosis

The listeriosis outbreak has claimed the lives of 180 people while 948 laboratory-confirmed cases had been reported to the NICD since past year. Preliminary results on samples from other Enterprise plants also show Listeria contamination, but the str...

'Emoji Movie' named worst picture of 2017 'Emoji Movie' named worst picture of 2017

What is deemed as one of the most-despised animated features in history has come out as the big victor at the 38th Golden Raspberry Awards , which took place on March 3, 2018. Other big Razzie winners-or losers-included The Emoji Movie as Worst P...

Benitez tells Liverpool they need to put silver on the table Benitez tells Liverpool they need to put silver on the table

The victory moves Jurgen Klopp's men into second in the table, although they will drop back down to third if Manchester United defeat Crystal Palace on Monday night. It is a position they should now be looking to make their own before the end o...

NFL Draft Prospect Saquon Barkley Met With the Indianapolis Colts NFL Draft Prospect Saquon Barkley Met With the Indianapolis Colts

But there are plenty of other talented running backs on offer, including LSU's Derrius Guice, another big victor at the combine. Friday: Running backs , offensive linemen , and special teams participants take the field for on-field workouts...

Sridevi's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal off Chennai coast Sridevi's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal off Chennai coast

She was in Dubai to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah's wedding along with her husband and daughter Khushi Kapoor . Chennai: Late actor Sridevi's ashes were immersed in the Bay of Bengal off the Injambakkam coast in Chennai by husband Boney Kapo...

South African Listeria Linked to Polony from Enterprise South African Listeria Linked to Polony from Enterprise

Of these 948, a total 659 patients have been traced and 180 of them have unfortunately died. This constitutes a 27% fatality rate. Navashnee Naicker, spokesperson for Tiger Brands, the owner of Enterprise Foods, confirmed that both its Polokwane ma...

Eight killed as storm lashes Atlantic coast of US Eight killed as storm lashes Atlantic coast of US

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said approximately 270,000 New Yorkers were without power on Saturday. Amtrak is reporting track damage on one of its Washington lines. Floodwaters in Quincy, Mass., submerged cars, and police rescued people trapped in their vehicle...

Wie victorious in Singapore for first win since 2014 Wie victorious in Singapore for first win since 2014

Women's Open. The 28-year-old's last victory was at the 2014 US Open, and after subsequent years battling injuries and technical changes Wie had some unfinished business in Singapore after she led after three rounds a year ago but failed to sea...

7 killed, 1mn without power as massive storm pounds US

Nor'easter brings dramatic flooding to East Coast, with record flooding expected in Boston Harbor as the storm coincides with high tide at midnight. Snowfall totals up to 18 inches are expected in the highest elevations of Los Angeles and Ventura c...

David Ogden Stiers, 'M*A*S*H,' 'Lilo & Stitch' actor, has died David Ogden Stiers, 'M*A*S*H,' 'Lilo & Stitch' actor, has died

Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois the son of Margaret and Kenneth Stiers. Early television credits include guest spots of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", " Kojak " and "Rhoda". He won a third nomination for his work in the NBC Mini series " The First ...

USA flu activity drops further as hospitalizations rise USA flu activity drops further as hospitalizations rise

Martinello cautioned that it is hard to say when the season peaks because there is sometimes a lag in the reporting of the data . That ILI is now similar to what was seen during the peak of last season, the CDC said in an accompanying summary.

Three Australians die, more sick in listeria outbreak… Three Australians die, more sick in listeria outbreak…

The most recent case was diagnosed on February 22. NSW Health is working alongside the NSW Food Authority and other state and territory departments to investigate how the cantaloupes were contaminated . The producer voluntarily stopped production ...

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