Sunday July 23-rd, 2017

Tillerson leaves Gulf with no end in sight to Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt forced a land, ocean and air blockade on Qatar on June 5. The Arab quartet have expelled Qatari nationals and imposed a blockade, impacting mixed-nationality families in the Gulf, students ...

China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

China responded angrily to the report , even ahead of its official release. The US State Department on Tuesday placed China on its global list of the worst offenders in human trafficking, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that...

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

When the boats crossed again, New Zealand was slightly ahead and on favored starboard tack. Team New Zealand gained during a wind shift on leg four of the sixth race and passed Oracle. Spithill said Oracle was going back out on the water later Satu...

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out

After the draw with Portugal , Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes against New Zealand , which back-fired and his side only reacted when they fell behind. "The enthusiasm of the New Zealand people to see Cristiano play is com...

Have you ever seen a gorilla get down? Have you ever seen a gorilla get down?

Zola , a 14-year-old male Western Iowland gorilla , was caught on camera " breakdancing " in a pool. According to the zoo though, there's a lot more to what we're witnessing than just a gorilla splashing around. The video had 40,607 views at time ...

Lead Found In 20 Percent Of Baby Food Samples, Report Concludes Lead Found In 20 Percent Of Baby Food Samples, Report Concludes

Eight types of baby food had lead in more than 40 percent of samples. The analysis found that at least one sample in 52 of the 57 types of baby food had detectable levels of lead. Specifically, we examined potential IQ loss and the percentage o...

Amazon stumps up nearly $US14B for Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods was quick to point out, in a statement , that its stores will continue to operate under the Whole Foods Market brand, that its headquarters will remain in Austin, Texas, and that John Mackey will stay on as CEO. According to Reuter...

State adds jobs, unemployment rate holds at 3.1 percent State adds jobs, unemployment rate holds at 3.1 percent

Jobs in state government were up by 5,000, local government jobs increased 1,300 and federal government jobs were up by 400. Iowa's unemployment rate compared to a rate of 3.8 percent a year ago. As the number of employed residents rose, the number...

Frampton hopes next fight won't be last in Belfast Frampton hopes next fight won't be last in Belfast

I need to get past Gutierrez first and that's a really hard fight. It's a big big fight and I'm very motivated to get the win. Gutierrez has agreed to travel to Frampton's home town and believes he has all the skills required to come out on top.

We don't deserve Wonder Woman

Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae in Hidden Figures , as well as Ava Duvernay taking the helm of A Wrinkle in Time . Fans who follow Oprah on Instagram and Twitter accounts got a behind-the-scenes look at what went into planning th...

Kids who don't drink cow's milk are shorter Kids who don't drink cow's milk are shorter

Results showed that non-cow milk dosage could be directly associated with a lower height, concluding that each daily cup of non-cow milk consumed results in the child being 0.4 centimeters shorter , or 0.15 inches. Michael's Hospital in Toronto anal...

'Enormously exciting' prostate cancer treatment promises hope for more than 20000 men

The study was presented at an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago. "At first glance it appears as though the benefit and survival seen with abiraterone mirrors or exceeds the benefit we've seen with chemotherapy", with less...

Turkey attacks U.S. over 'aggressive' action against Turkish bodyguards

Video from the scene had showed US police struggling to protect protesters, and two Turkish bodyguards were briefly detained after the incident. Trump's administration has made a decision to arm Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, but Turkey says that ...

Nets Whine Trump Lectured to NATO 'Instead of Making Nice'

President to maintain Washington's commitment to the Paris climate change agreement. "Tomorrow's meeting will demonstrate NATO's ability to change as the world changes", Mr. But he instead returned to an old grievance about Europe's drop in defence s...

Was Montana's wild House race a Trump test? Not so much Was Montana's wild House race a Trump test? Not so much

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle refused to endorse either candidate. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and MoveOn.org used the Wednesday night incident, involving reporter Ben Jacobs of the Guardian of London, in online and radio ad...

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

Now German journalists at Der Spiegel are reporting that this tension boiled over into angry remonstrations from Donald Trump against German auto manufacturers during a meeting with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the ...

Politicians, cops attend wedding of Dawood's niece; raise suspicions Politicians, cops attend wedding of Dawood's niece; raise suspicions

Also, a few Nashik police officials had attended the wedding, following which Nashik Police Commissioner Ravindra Singhal had ordered an inquiry against these officers. The police commissioner said the statements of the police personnel, who at...

Jeff Sessions says he was advised not to mention Russian Federation meetings Jeff Sessions says he was advised not to mention Russian Federation meetings

The department said Sessions' staff relied on the guidance of the FBI investigator handling the background check, who advised that meetings with foreign dignitaries "connected with Senate activities" did not have to be reported on the form.

Chocolate Tied To Decreased Risk Of Irregular Heart Rhythm Chocolate Tied To Decreased Risk Of Irregular Heart Rhythm

It can lead to poor blood flow which can cause brain failure and strokes and can even lead to death if not treated. What comes next is interesting, those candidates that consumed anything from two to six servings of chocolate a week, once a week ...

FDA officials 'deeply concerned' about inaccurate lead exposure tests FDA officials 'deeply concerned' about inaccurate lead exposure tests

Healthcare professionals and public health laboratories should discontinue using Magellan's LeadCare System Testing System with venous blood samples, due to concerns about inaccurately low results, said the FDA in a safety communication . Jeffrey Sh...

Here's the weather outlook for Mother's Day Here's the weather outlook for Mother's Day

The good news that Mother's Day is looking dry and milder. From Friday through Mother's Day, the weather outlook is flawless - not too cold, not too hot, just right. Things should dry out by next week, according to AccuWeather , with a high of 6...

Ducks break Game 7 curse against Oilers, move to Western Conference Final Ducks break Game 7 curse against Oilers, move to Western Conference Final

The do-or-die game boosted emotions higher yet, with a tied series to determine which team will go on to face the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League playoffs . In fact, I'd like to know what goes on in the mind of a #Calexit-hashtaggi...

Republican Senators: Republican Senators: "Zero Chance" New Health Care Bill Is Passed

But its pathway through the Senate will be at least as bumpy. That is likely to lead to more frustration for President Donald Trump, who has already expressed disappointment in the slow-moving ways of Congress. To do so, however, states must first co...

House Passes Bill To Replace Obamacare

Republicans hold a narrow 52-seat majority in the chamber; because they will consider the bill under special budget rules that prevent a filibuster, the GOP will need only 51 votes to pass the health care bill. The House passed the measure Wednesday ...

Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

His lawyer in Israel said that Kadar, who is Jewish, had a "very serious medical condition" that might have had an effect on him. He also offered his intimation services over the internet in return for compensation in Bitcoin. Israel charged 18-y...

James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

James averaged 32.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 9.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game in this series , leading the series in every category except rebounds, where he followed Tristan Thompson's 11 per game for a second-place finish. With the Mi...

Shoshanna and Jessa won't appear in Shoshanna and Jessa won't appear in "Girls" hit series finale

The episode, called " Goodbye Tour ", suggests that the " girls " as we know them may have pretended to be the best of friends , but in actuality, they weren't. Dunham dishes on why Hannah accepted Jessa's apology. " She can get anybody to talk to...

Experienced Blackhawks lead field of Cup contenders out West

Enjoy the best time of the year for hockey fans! Fisher would love to guide the Predators on a similar run in the latter stages of his career. Going back to the 1989-90. Both teams are likely to hold out key players who have anything more serio...

Teams arrive for NCAA Tournament in Buffalo Teams arrive for NCAA Tournament in Buffalo

National Player of the Year candidate Josh Hart said this year's Wildcats team has a higher ceiling than last year's. But down on the 4-line, the Florida Gators could be a solid bet to win it all if you're looking for a team that can bring you...

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