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 hoping that this is just another opportunity... More..

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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..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

The suspension is costing Harvey $84,016 of his $5,125,000 salary. He grounded into an inning-ending double play, but NY went on to win 4-3. "People make mistakes. "It's about our guys relaxing and having some ...More..

BCCI SGM unlikely to take extreme step on CT
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

BCCI SGM unlikely to take extreme step on CT

They also ignored the 25th April deadline set by the ICC to reveal the squad for the matches.Veteran cricketers like Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, and Rahul Dravid were in favor of playing the tournament. W...More..

Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning

That said, some people couldn't get enough, so you'll have to get your hands on an Espresso Buzz bagel (available now in stores all across the U.S.) to judge for yourself. Mayo Clinic reports that a one-ounce...More..

Ontario boosts mental health supports across the province
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Ontario boosts mental health supports across the province

Investing in mental health services and supports is part of Ontario's plan to increase access to care, reduce wait times and improve the patient experience through its Patients First Action Plan for Health Car...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Artificial 'biobag' womb for extremely premature newborns in testing

Alan Flake , a fetal surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who led the study , said in a press statement . "Fetal lambs that are developmentally equivalent to the extreme premature human infa...More..

Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws

They used data from national surveys of drug use among adults (ages ≥18) conducted at three time points: before the enactment of medical marijuana laws (1991-1992); just after the laws were enacted in a few sta...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he believes lawful systems of immigration should be enforced and that the American people are exhausted of illegal immigration. "We did not become the safest big city in Amer...More..

Starbucks creates magical, color-changing 'Unicorn Frappuccino,' available for a limited time
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Starbucks creates magical, color-changing 'Unicorn Frappuccino,' available for a limited time

It's topped with whipped cream and a healthy dusting of pink sugar and blue "sour powder". Starbucks promises a magical drink that starts off sweet and fruity and then transforms into tart flavors. As you m...More..

Isaiah Thomas: Isaiah Thomas (personal) is planning to play
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Isaiah Thomas: Isaiah Thomas (personal) is planning to play

Boston's second unit started the second quarter 1 for 7 from the field and was outscored 10-0 to surrender the Celtics' first-quarter lead. The Boston Celtics will play game 2 in Boston on Tuesday nigh...More..

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

The meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, but sources cautioned that the timing and number of attendees is still in flux. The other advisers have yet to take an official stance. The International Renewa...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Coutinho: Always Remember Jackie Robinson On This Day

Major League Baseball's honoring the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson integrating the sport reminded me of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Ebbets Field and Hank Greenberg. "My dad was a humble person", Sharon said...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

10 best tributes on 'Jackie Robinson Day'

MVP awards, All-Star selections and championships recognized his skills as a player. 70 years ago tomorrow the world of baseball changed forever. "Jackie had made us interested in baseball". Rachel Robinson...More..

Texas hasn't seen this many mumps cases in 20 years
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Texas hasn't seen this many mumps cases in 20 years

The Texas Department of State Health Services says the number of mumps cases has reached a 20-year high, which has health officials anxious. There have been multiple outbreaks involving vacation break trave...More..

Youngsters are more prone to depression
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Youngsters are more prone to depression

With the aim to mobilize action on depression , this year's World Health Day campaign theme is " Depression: let's talk ". Depression is a common mental illness characterised by persistent sadness and a ...More..

A Revolutionary Approach to Preventing Transmission of a Cancer-Causing Virus
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

A Revolutionary Approach to Preventing Transmission of a Cancer-Causing Virus

From the start, clinicians have run into some parental and political roadblocks because the vaccine, which is recommended for preteens, protects against genital human papillomavirus - a virus transmitted thro...More..

Heroin-like fish venom could help in development of new painkillers
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Heroin-like fish venom could help in development of new painkillers

Unlike other fish that inject their venom through their fins, blennies inject their venom into their predators through their fangs. Because the researchers used mice for the pain test, they can't rule out t...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Hotel carbon monoxide leak kills child, hospitalizes others

Two county deputies and two hotel employees were also taken to hospitals after helping the unconscious victims. The Nile Police Department identified him as 13-year-old Bryan Watts. Six children were found un...More..

North Carolina politicians vote to undo 'bathroom bill'
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Carolina politicians vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

By comparison, the five-page HB2 bill was moved through both chambers with limited public comment, and signed by former Republican Gov. An Associated Press analysis estimates the law will lose the state $...More..