DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

May 23, 2017

Department of Homeland Security John Kelly announced a six-month extension of temporary protected status for over 50,000 Haitian refugees who are living in the USA and were facing possible deportation once their status ended at the end of July.

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

May 22, 2017

Deval Patrick, said Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives for obstruction of justice . "I have said on previous occasions, and do now say again, the President should be impeached", Green said. The New York Times first, then The Washington Post and other outlets have reported that Trump had asked Comey in a February meeting not to pursue the Flynn probe and instead go after journalists in leak cases.

Egyptian President: Trump Is 'Capable of Doing the Impossible'

May 22, 2017

The US president also thanked El-Sisi for his help with the release of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi last month, according to Reuters. The exchange wasn't observed by video cameras in the room, but was captured in an audio recording.

Angel Gomes delighted with his Manchester United debut against Crystal Palace

May 22, 2017

The 16-year-old is the youngest man to represent United in a league game since the late Duncan Edwards after manager Jose Mourinho sent him on as a late substitute for Wayne Rooney in Sunday's 2-0 final-day victory over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.

Triple talaq not integral to Islam, Centre tells Indian S/Court

May 20, 2017

India's top court has spent six days examining the legality of the "triple talaq " practice, raising hopes among women campaigners of a long-awaited end to the "quickie" divorce that can leave women penniless and homeless. "Parliament can interfere, it can make a law", replied Sibal. He argued, "In the past, whenever Courts have decided on matters of faith, there was a law enacted by Parliament/State Legislature, an Ordinance or an executive order before it".

Haryana gives in to girl students' protest, upgrades school

May 19, 2017

For nearly a week now, the girls studying in class IX and X in Gothda Tappa Dahina village school in Haryana have been on a hunger-strike demanding that the school they study in be upgraded so they do not have to travel to another village every day to attend school to get higher education.

OH police officer accidentally brushes Fentanyl off shirt, overdoses

May 18, 2017

The substance with which Green and other officers came into contact during the traffic stop has not yet been identified, although it is suspected to have been fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, or perhaps even carfentanyl, a derivative of fentanyl which is much more potent and deadly.

Australia to send back non-refugee asylum seekers

May 18, 2017

Those who have not been found to be refugees - about 400 people according to Mr Dutton - can either return to their home country, with a $20,000 resettlement package, or will be "removed from PNG by the government of PNG" without any assistance.

Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic

May 18, 2017

The researchers used data from Women on Web, a group that provides an online consultation service for women up to ten weeks pregnant in areas where access to abortion is limited. The researchers reported their findings in the most recent edition of the British Medical Journal ( BMJ ). But these findings show that in 2017, self-sourced abortion involves a network of people helping and supporting each other through a safe and effective process in their own homes.

Texas Wants To Set Its Own Rules For Federal Family Planning Funds

May 18, 2017

The film follows three women at different points in their lives in an attempt to highlight "the vital role Planned Parenthood health centers play in the lives of millions of women in communities nationwide". But behind the familiar feel was a subtle shift in lobbying by Planned Parenthood of California. If the CMS approves the waiver, other states could seek similar permissions and risk millions losing access to care.

Visakhapatnam is the cleanest among 75 busy railway stations, Darbhanga dirtiest

May 18, 2017

Notably, Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released Third Party Audit Report on Station Cleanliness and inaugurated "Swachh Rail Portal" in New Delhi on Wednesday, an official Press release of the Union Railway Ministry informed.

Nurses in Wales to join 'summer of protest activity'

May 17, 2017

Members on Sunday voted in a consultative ballot by nine out of 10 to support action short of a strike, while nearly four out of five backed strikes. And almost four out of five backed strikes after more than 50,000 out of the 270,000 membership took part in the poll.

Award-winning journalist Javier Valdez murdered in Mexico

May 17, 2017

Jalisco officials did not immediately respond to phone calls seeking confirmation. Javier Valdez has died, Riodoce -where the journalist collaborated- confirmed the news. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has been criticized for not speaking out more forcefully in previous cases of slain journalists, sent a Twitter message denouncing the killing and sending condolences to Valdez's family.

Google rumored to announce standalone VR headset at I/O 2017

May 17, 2017

One component that may be getting added to the new VR platform is Tango, Google's augmented reality platform. Variety's sources aren't sure whether the new headset will run on Android or an entirely new operating system. There are those that require a phone to be inserted, such as Daydream View and Samsung's Gear VR, and then those that need to be tethered to a PC, such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

Ransomware threat: Get patched, find a firewall or upgrade fast

May 16, 2017

Sure enough, WannaCry found plenty of targets. "[The] worldwide ransomware attack shows what can happen when the NSA or Central Intelligence Agency write malware instead of disclosing the vulnerability to the software manufacturer", Lieu said in a statement .

World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in new outbreak

May 16, 2017

Principal director responsible for preventive services in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr Gibson Mhlanga said although the risk of getting Ebola in Zimbabwe was low, it was important to remain on high alert. He was transported by taxi to hospital and was dead on arrival. Cholera has killed at least 115 people in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, the local Saba news agency said, after authorities on Sunday declared a state of emergency over the outbreak and called for global help to avert ...

Why India hopes Pakistan questioning International Court of Justice jurisdiction won't hold

May 15, 2017

India acknowledges that Jadhav had served with the Navy but denies that he has any connection with the government. The paper examined both the declarations submitted by Pakistan and noted that the national security clause was one of the main additions in the new declaration.

Ticks expected to be more prevalent in North Alabama this year

May 15, 2017

The state is encouraging daily tick checks as ticks are most active in the warmer weather that is beginning to occur. But cases might rise in the near future, and experts are concerned. But in the past ten or so years, ticks have spread north, and biologists and doctors warn that no place in Vermont is safe from the parasites and the host of diseases they are able to transmit.

Attorney General Sessions Issues Charging and Sentencing Guidelines to Federal Prosecutors

May 13, 2017

In a memo to the country's prosecutors Thursday, Sessions wrote , "This policy affirms our responsibility to enforce the law, is moral and just, and produces consistency". Sessions' memo rescinds a 2013 policy enacted by former Attorney General Eric Holder that told prosecutors to avoid charging lower-level drug defendants with offenses that could trigger long minimum sentences, report the Washington Post , The Associated Press and Politico .

World Health Organization confirms Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

May 13, 2017

Spokesman Eric Kabambi said: "It is in a very remote zone, very forested, so we are a little lucky". Still, he says, "we are taking this [outbreak] seriously because Ebola is always serious". "WHO and partners are completing the epidemiological investigation to better understand the extent of the current outbreak and who are potentially at risk of Ebola ", World Health Organization spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic told CIDRAP News.

Stock On the Run: Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

May 12, 2017

The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -5.87% and stays -7.81% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -33.33% and performed 19.80% over the last six months. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.27, for a total value of $231,750.00.

Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis

May 12, 2017

The FBI used trash bags to cover a window at the offices of Strategic Campaign Group at 191 Main St. Rogers told reporters that his firm settled a lawsuit brought by the Cuccinelli campaign after he lost the governor's race to Terry McAuliffe.

The mental health benefits of taking a break from social media

May 12, 2017

Often, people are so busy and stressed in their everyday lives that they might not even notice that they are experiencing a mental health problem . We need to talk about mental health because there's still f*** all funding to provide adequate mental health care to those who need it.

Coordinated Response From International Community May Help Prevent Another Famine In Somalia

May 12, 2017

Mired in violent chaos since 1991, Somalia is also suffering the effects of a severe drought that has left parts of the country on the brink of starvation. Mohamed said he was not asking for that now, but rather when Somalia had achieved some of the milestones set out in the security pact. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson responded that "this is not the time to lift the arms embargo" and that the priority should be on helping Somalia's military work together with regional forces that ...

Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

May 12, 2017

But Texas' bill is far more expansive than both of its predecessors because HB 3859 offers a broad definition of "child welfare services". A bill the Texas House preliminary approved on Tuesday gives faith based adoption agencies in Texas the choice to reject prospective parents based on their religious views.

Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

May 11, 2017

But Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn criticized the "antiquated" practice of abatement, especially when an inmate commits suicide while his conviction is under appeal. A MA judge has agreed to erase Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder because he died before his appeal could be heard. "I have won because I have god on my side", she said.

President Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

May 11, 2017

This will be first face-to-face highest-level contact between the Russian government and the USA since Trump became the president. The leaders of the United States and Russian Federation spoke on the phone last week, according to a White House spokesperson.

Mexico fireworks explosion kills at least 12

May 10, 2017

Local authorities said the fireworks were being stored in a home behind a church ahead of a May 15 religious celebration in San Isidro, a rural village about 150 miles east of Mexico City. It was reduced to smoldering ruins. "What is very hard to foresee is how (fireworks) are transported, whether they are stored properly", Carrasco said.

Scioto Paint recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month

May 10, 2017

MHA (www.mentalhealthamerica) has put together tools and resources to help individuals and communities raise awareness of the risks that these types of behaviors present - especially to young people - and help people who may be struggling to detect early warning signs and seek help early.

"Gray Death" Is the Latest, "Scariest" Opioid Drug Threat

May 09, 2017

It looks like a concrete mix, and varies in consistency from a hard, chunky material to a fine powder. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has had almost 50 gray death overdose cases in the past three years, primarily from Atlanta area.

Maha govt to come up with SOP on treatment of global

May 07, 2017

She was flying business class on a passenger flight. Health Minister Deepak Sawant has said that there is a need to have a standard operating procedure (SOP) that would help in preventing controversies in the future. However, the hospital administration has accused her of not taking the responsibility and going back. Selim was referring to the day Eman was discharged from Saifee Hospital, when hundreds of journalists were given direct access to the hospital lobby.

Future of Johnson City Gander Mountain store in question

May 06, 2017

Located on US-41 next to Menards in Marquette Township, the store has a "Going Out of Business" sign on the building. In a conference call to discuss earnings, Camping World Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis highlighted what he called a barrage of management mistakes from Gander Mountain that he referred to as "stupid".

Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit

May 05, 2017

Many of those lawsuits are pending in St. Louis, where the J&J has faced four prior trials, three of which resulted in United States dollars 197 million verdicts against J&J and a talc supplier. Imerys spokeswoman Gwen Myers told CVN the company is disappointed in the verdict by remains confident that numerous regulatory agencies have deemed talc to be safe.

Ontario boosts mental health supports across the province

May 04, 2017

Mental health diseases are not flaws in character, they are unfortunate medical events, just like cancer, heart disease and the common cold. "This announcement seems like just more tinkering from a Minister who has failed to take seriously the concerns of people directly affected by many years of underfunding of mental health services".

Bitcoin blows through $1500 for the first time

May 04, 2017

The value of bitcoins has been steadily rising for the past 2 weeks, and it has been a continuous record breaking week. It is interesting that more than 10 of these 18 companies are new to the bitcoin ecosystem in the country. The most significant concern among financial regulators was bitcoin's use for "suspicious" activity. This had put a dent on bitcoin prices, taking it several notches lower from above $1,300 to $1,060.

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