Boko Haram bombers kill 20 at camp in northeast Nigeria

Last month, an oil prospecting team was captured by al Barnawi's group. Military authorities in the state have yet to confirm the attacks. "This specially selected force with mixed equipment and platforms were deployed to achieve the conduct of l... More..

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China slams US Navy's new 'provocation' in South China Sea
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

China slams US Navy's new 'provocation' in South China Sea

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have risen recently after North Korea carried out two nuclear tests previous year and two ICBM tests last month, prompting a strong round of United Nations sanctions. The US m...More..

Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs

Moscow mule lovers beware: The copper mug could create a poisonous cocktail. The simple cocktail requires only vodka, lime juice and ginger beer along with garnish which can either be a lime slice or mint lea...More..

Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon

The film will explore Ball's professional and family life and her marriage to Desi Arnaz; Ball and Arnaz were married between 1940 and 1960. Deadline reports that the flick, called " Lucy and Desi ", is n...More..

Dead crow tests positive for West Nile Virus in Yucaipa
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Dead crow tests positive for West Nile Virus in Yucaipa

Health district officer Kevin Dick said Wednesday a resident of the North Valleys area just north of Reno tested positive for the mosquito-borne illness. Twelve Idaho counties have reported West Nile in mosquit...More..

Scientists managed to remove flawed gene from embryo
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Scientists managed to remove flawed gene from embryo

CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook said the technology raises "huge ethical concerns ". The National Institutes of Health is prohibited from funding gene-editing research in human embry...More..

OHSU conducting human gene editing research
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

OHSU conducting human gene editing research

Oregon Health and Science University scientists changed the DNA of single-celled human embryos using a gene-editing technique called CRISPR , according to anonymous people familiar with the procedures. The...More..

Baby Charlie protesters to rally as hospital reports threats
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Baby Charlie protesters to rally as hospital reports threats

Hospital chairwoman Mary MacLeod said the London police have been contacted because of numerous threats received by the hospital's employees. Charlie, who is 11 months old, suffers from a rare genetic conditi...More..

Minneapolis Police Chief Harteau: 'Justine didn't have to die'
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Minneapolis Police Chief Harteau: 'Justine didn't have to die'

Noor's partner told state investigators that he had been startled by a loud noise right before the shooting. " We are still trying to come to terms with this tragedy and we are struggling to understand how an...More..

Deaths linked to HIV/AIDS drop by half
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Deaths linked to HIV/AIDS drop by half

India is among the list of ten nations that account for more than 95% of all new Human Immunodeficiency Virus , or HIV, infections in the Asia-Pacific region, a UN report said . The statement said, in the C...More..

Jagga Jasoos starts on a decent note
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Jagga Jasoos starts on a decent note

Basu retweeted the "Pink" star's post. In the wake of getting postponed various circumstances, the Anurag Basu directorial at long last released on July 14. The film is said to be made on Rs.110 crore and acc...More..

Leukemia : experts call for access to a gene therapy
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Leukemia : experts call for access to a gene therapy

The FDA usually follows recommendations from its expert panels, but isn't obligated to do so. "This is a major advance, and is ushering in a new era", said Malcolm Smith, a paediatric oncologist at the Nation...More..

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall

However, especially since Trump stepped back from initiating the process of withdrawal in April, Mexican officials say business leaders from the NAFTA nations have increasingly coalesced around a shared desire ...More..

After India's Retaliatory Response, Pakistan Complains About Border Firing
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

After India's Retaliatory Response, Pakistan Complains About Border Firing

The martyred jawan had come home on leave. The firing is ongoing and our forces are effectively retaliating, the source also said. Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Tariq Ahmad Zargar, told New Indian Express tha...More..

Opioid prescribing is falling in the U.S., but not everywhere
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Opioid prescribing is falling in the U.S., but not everywhere

Anne Schuchat . Despite statewide efforts to curb opioid use and abuse, Oklahoma continues to see high rates of painkillers prescribed in a third of the counties in the state, according to a federal report ...More..

England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones

Root will end his long wait to lead the side out on Thursday, almost four months after he was appointed England's Test skipper and replaced his long-serving predecessor Alastair Cook . "We had a tough year l...More..

Sterling up on BoE Governor Comments
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Sterling up on BoE Governor Comments

Neil Wilson, senior market analyst at ETX Capital, said: "Sterling leapt above 1.29 USA dollar to its strongest in three weeks after a surprising intervention from Bank of England governor Mark Carney , while ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

New study connects marijuana with auto crashes

The first study released found a link between legalized recreational marijuana and an increase in vehicle crashes. Washington jumped by 6.2 percent compared to Montana and Idaho, and Oregon's claims went...More..

Trump Demands Assata Shakur's Return To The US, Cuba Says 'Nah'
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump Demands Assata Shakur's Return To The US, Cuba Says 'Nah'

Travel Agent recently chatted with some Caribbean specialists to get their reactions to recent news that Trump is considering rolling back many of President Obama's policies toward Cuba . "But I am hopi...More..

Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group

Food and Drug Administration's acceptable levels of lead consumption. Baby food versions of apple and grape juices, as well as carrots, had more samples with detectable levels of lead than the regular...More..

Bark for Life raises money for cancer research
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Bark for Life raises money for cancer research

As the survivors walk, other event participants will cheer them on in a demonstration of support and celebration. That research is performed at facilities like Vanderbilt Medical Center, St. He imagined teams g...More..

Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy

Reinaldo Escobar, editor of the independent digital news outlet 14ymedio, told VOA more openness is "very positive for Cuba ", because it improves contact between Cubans and their relatives and friends in the ...More..

Samosa vendor's son secures 64th rank in JEE-Advanced course
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Samosa vendor's son secures 64th rank in JEE-Advanced course

Students can check the answer keys on website jeeadv.ac.in. Only those candidates who appeared for both Paper 1 & 2 in JEE Advanced 2017 will be awarded ranks. We congratulate all the students for scoring...More..

After Legislative Approval For Third Casino, Court Battle Looms
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

After Legislative Approval For Third Casino, Court Battle Looms

Dannel P. Malloy . Under one of the bills included in the approved gaming package, a new entertainment sharing agreement between the two tribes which now own and operate the Mohegan Sun and the Foxwoods Res...More..

Sunny but showers in sight this week in the north valley
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Sunny but showers in sight this week in the north valley

Expect partly cloudy skies overnight Tuesday .l It will stay cool with lows around 50° by daybreak Wednesday . Overall rainfall totals should be light. View the current weather conditions at The Washington ...More..

Sudirman Cup 2017: India defeat Indonesia 4-1
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sudirman Cup 2017: India defeat Indonesia 4-1

In the fifth match , the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold runners-up pair of Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy then prevailed 21-12, 21-19 over World No. 15 Della Destiara Haris and Rosyita Eka Putri Sar to complete a 4-1 ...More..

Judge Throws Out Life Sentences for DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Judge Throws Out Life Sentences for DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

The ruling is based on a 2016 decision by the US Supreme Court . Instead, the courts in Fairfax and Spotsylvania must resentence Malvo, on the new standards devised by the Supreme Court in 2012, and he could s...More..

Want to be socially more appealing? Ensure you don't look exhausted
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Want to be socially more appealing? Ensure you don't look exhausted

The eye-opening study was conducted by the Karolinska Institute, which asked 25 university students to take part. The volunteers photographed themselves, make-up free, after getting a good night's sleep for t...More..

Triple talaq not integral to Islam: Centre to SC
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Triple talaq not integral to Islam: Centre to SC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), which favours the practice, also equated triple talaq with the Hindu belief that Lord Rama was born at Ayodhya. Sibal said this was a "very complex situation" a...More..

Global Cyber Attack: British Security Officials Warn of Weekday 'WannaCry' Spread
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Global Cyber Attack: British Security Officials Warn of Weekday 'WannaCry' Spread

The warning echoed that from Europe's policing agency earlier Sunday. "Very few banks if any have been affected because they've learned from painful experience of being the number one target for cybercrime", ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo's 400th Real Madrid goal strengthens their title chase

The Costa Rica global has received his fair share of criticism this season amid ongoing speculation Madrid are keen to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea. But Real's main man Cristiano Ronaldo h...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Vettel, noncommittal on Mercedes switch suggestions

One possible reason for the eye-catching new features could be Hamilton's apparent lack of pace in the Russian Grand Prix, during which he struggled to get his tires up to temperature - something that will be h...More..

Amber alert issued for missing Hampton child, mother
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Amber alert issued for missing Hampton child, mother

They last were seen in the 1900 block of Hastings Drive in Hampton, Virginia. She is 2-foot-5 and weighs 20 pounds. On Thursday, Hampton police officials issued a statement elaborating on the reasons why they...More..

Ghuggi quits AAP after Mann made Punjab chief
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Ghuggi quits AAP after Mann made Punjab chief

Non-Resident Indian (NRI) convenors and other office-bearers of the Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) have shot off a letter to national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, hoping to avoid the appointment of AAP Member of Parlia...More..

Texas to vote on religion-based adoption
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Texas to vote on religion-based adoption

Frank also states that the bill protects the rights of faith-based organizations to exercise their religious mission to serve others without fear of retaliation. Midnight Thursday is the deadline for the House ...More..