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Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman to arrive in Pyongyang


Rodman, 56, was spotted at Beijing International Airport today. Rodman, who played for the Pistons and Bulls, has visited the country at least four times, with three of the visits taking place between 2013 and 2014. North Korea has become an increasing threat to the United States during Trump's time in the White House. The former National Basketball Association star has been heavily criticized for his repeated trips to the country, but Trump spoke positively about one of Rodman's visits ... Read More »

United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

French President Emmanuel Macron was informed of the news of the latest French victim Wednesday morning. Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - were shot dead by police in last Saturday's incident. When briefing reporters, Commander Dean Haydon said the police - from the Met and City of London forces - had shown "incredible bravery". He said: "Khuram, I know he was inspired by one of the sheikhs who was giving lectures on YouTube, and he belonged to one specific ... Read More »

Governor Abbott Defends Texting Ban


Greg Abbott today announced he would be calling the Texas legislature into special session July 18 to complete unfinished business on the state budget. As one local Democrat noted, the items that Abbott is asking lawmakers to address are all items that are appealing in a Republican primary - not in a general election that involves Democratic voters as well. Read More »

Toddler dies from possible tick bite


She was given an antibiotic and placed on a breathing tube while doctors tried to diagnose her, Kirby says. "Her little body couldn't handle it". "Just the condition of this poor baby laying there the way she was.it's a mother's nightmare, a father's nightmare", Kirby said. Read More »

How To Protect Your Pup From 'Highly Contagious' Dog Flu


Vets suggest that even healthy dogs should be vaccinated, and if owners notice any of the above symptoms, to play it safe and bring them in for a check-up. Hayes said vaccination is key to protecting your dog. Germs from coughing and sneezing dogs can reach up to 20 feet away and can stay on human clothing for up to 24 hours, according to Charleston Animal Society. Read More »

Seattle mayor signs soda tax into law


When Murray and Councilmember Tim Burgess introduced the tax in April, they presented it as a way to encourage healthier lifestyles among minorities and to fund programs that will help close Seattle's racial achievement gap. The 7-1 vote, with Councilmember Lisa Herbold against and Councilmember Kshama Sawant absent, paves the way for a tax of 1.75 cents per ounce on these types of drinks. Read More »

GYN helps veterinarians deliver baby gorilla


With the assistance of the additional medical staff, the team delivered a healthy, happy baby boy who weighed in at exactly 5 pounds. Officials brought a team of veterinarians and physicians to perform an emergency delivery using procedures and equipment similar to those used in the birthing of human babies, including forceps and an episiotomy . Read More »

Princeton library announces summer reading program


Sign-ups began June 6 and will continue through the end of the program on August 8. The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library started their summer reading programming this week with some exciting events planned for readers of all ages. Throughout the program there will be crafts, various activities and games. The Summer Reading Club, "Build a better World" kicks off with sign ups Wednesday, June 7. Read More »

Eric Trump calls father's critics 'not even people'

On Monday, Politico's Susan Glasser reported that President Trump's national security team was blindsided when Trump failed to commit to NATO's foundational Article 5 in his May 25 speech to fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Read More »

Legislature will be recalled on June 22nd, picking House Speaker a priority


Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver has responded to the latest letter with a letter of his own, saying he is unsure of the claim that delaying evictions could cost $600 million. Swain says Hydro has spent about $2 billion so far and would have to spend much more, perhaps as much as $6 billion, for it to be past that point. Politicians have been called back to the British Columbia legislature on June 22, setting the stage for a possible change in the provincial government. Read More »

Coast Guard rescues 27 crew on board dredger in Arabian Sea


While four of them were rescued yesterday, the rest were saved from danger around 5.30 this morning. The Coast Guard personnel rescued four workers on Saturday night and suspended the operation due to inclement weather. "Reacting swiftly, Indian Coast Guard ship which was patrolling off Karnataka coast diverted to save precious life", a Coast Guard statement said. Meanwhile, ICGS Amartya lowered its dinghy, "Gemini" at 6.10 am and commenced rescuing of the remaining 23 persons from ... Read More »

Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

No tax relief is offered for the middle class in the Republican bill. Here are highlights of the poll, as explained by Mollyann Brodie , senior vice president of Public Opinion Research at Kaiser. Of the 54 percent who said this, 4 percent believe that the law fulfills all of Trump's promises, 10 percent believe it fulfills most of his promises, and 40 percent believe it fulfills at least some of his promises. Read More »

Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey


After coming close last week to missing her first cut in an LPGA Tour event in three years, So Yeon Ryu felt she had corrected the minor flaws in her game and could contend at this week's ShopRite LPGA Classic . The timing continued for four holes before LPGA officials were satisfied that they had caught up. The ( yardage ) I had was 150, and I hit 170 club. The LPGA has yet to see a multiple champion so far in 2017, and Nordqvist, who won in Arizona in mid-March, came up short in her ... Read More »

Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders work out budget deal


Scott will announce the deal alongside House Speaker Richard Corcoran , R-Land O'Lakes, and Senate President Joe Negron , R-Stuart, this morning in Miami . But both Scott and Corcoran are considering 2018 campaigns, Scott for the U.S. Senate and Corcoran for governor. House and Senate leaders remained hopeful that they could strike a deal on the framework for carrying out a voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalizing medical marijuana. Read More »

South Sudan: 15 children dead from contaminated measles vaccine


During a four-day immunization campaign in May, the vaccination team reportedly used the same syringe on every child and failed to properly store the vaccine. "The vaccine was meant to help, not kill the children", Kok said. "This campaign is lifesaving", Mr Usman said. The deaths occurred in the remote village of Nachodokopele, where about 300 people were vaccinated. Read More »

Washing Hands In Cold Water Works As Well As Hot Against Germs


Each time, the volunteers were instructed to wash their hands at varying water temperatures-60 °, 79 ° or 100 °. Professor Don Schaffner, a food science specialist at Rutgers University, who led the study, says finding a comfortable water temperature is key to effective hand washing. Read More »

Uber has fired the engineer involved in the dispute with Google


The engineer had countered that it was an unfair burden to make him choose between his constitutional rights against self-incrimination and his job. Uber said it had pressed Levandowski to comply with an internal investigation for months and would not wait for the issue to wind its way through the judicial system. Read More »

Trainee IAS officer dies in Delhi (Lead, correcting name and designation)


At some point, they reportedly made a decision to go for a swim in the institute's pool. "A preliminary probe revealed there were 20-25 officers, mostly from the IFS and IRS, and they had consumed alcohol", said a senior police officer. Although the woman was successfully pulled out to safety, it was then noticed that Ashish was missing. He appeared for the UPSC examination and qualified for the Indian Revenue Service. Read More »

GST to check tax evasion, ensure compliance: Jaitley


The Council, comprising of states' finance ministers and headed by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley , will take up the fitment of the remaining six goods, including gold and precious metals, textiles, bidis and branded commodities at its next meeting here slated for June 3. Read More »

GSHSEB to announce class X results today


The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board ( GSHSEB ) successfully conducted 10th class examination in the month of March 2017. All the students are requested to be with the positive energy without losing the hope. gseb.org.in to find their scores. The board is expected to release the results of 11 Lakh candidates on May 29. Firstly, directly type www.gseb.org in the browser and look for the link at the website that says "GSEB SSC March 2017 examination results". Read More »

Dhola-Sadiya bridge a brainchild of Cong: Gogoi


The travel time between the two places will come down from the current six hours to just one hour - a total five hour reduction. Ahead of the inauguration of India's longest bridge this Friday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there are calls to name it after the legendary Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika . Read More »

Indian Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills four terrorists


Prior to the security forces having cordoned off the area where the terrorists were hiding, a patrol party of Army's 42 Rashtriya Rifles on Friday evening was sacked at by terrorists in Tral. After firing exchanges, the two intruders were killed by the Indian Army. The troops had noticed suspicious movement in the early hours and a firefight broke out between the infiltrators and the Army, resulting in elimination of six ultras. Read More »

India sends three Navy ships to assist Lanka in relief operations


The ship, which sailed from Kochi in the morning, is carrying not only relief materials such as food, water and medicines, but also has a medical team of doctors and assistants to render immediate medical aid to people, he said. The statement added that the Indian High Commission was in close touch with Sri Lankan authorities to coordinate any additional assistance that might be required. Read More »

Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election

Despite facing a charge of assault , Gianforte has nevertheless emerged victorious in the special election for the state's vacant seat, formerly held by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke . A Fox News Channel crew who witnessed the confrontation backed Jacobs' version of events. The editorial board of the Billings Gazette , a CNN affiliate, retracted its enforcement of Gianforte, stating, "We believe that you can not love America, love the Constitution, talk about the importance ... Read More »

Stokes fit to play in second ODI against South Africa

South Africa , on the other hand, have little time to put behind the loss and make a comeback to keep the series alive. Stokes had scans on his injured left knee on Thursday night - and although they were inconclusive, after his partial involvement in net practice at the Ageas Bowl on Friday morning, an European Central Bank spokesman reported the key all-rounder will be fit to both bat and bowl as England seek an unassailable 2-0 series lead. Read More »

Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook


Alpha, listed next to A.J.as Alpha Schalk in the yearbook, is a dutiful service dog and helps A.J. monitor his blood sugar levels, which fluctuate as a result of Type 1 diabetes . Staffer Grace Fuller tells fredericksburg.com Alpha "is a part of this school now". "I contacted a friend of mine who is in yearbook, and we brought it up to the teachers and they were 100% supportive", Schalk told HuffPost. Read More »

Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

The Coast Guard, along with a tow boat and a ship belonging to the Maltese NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station, rescued some of the migrants from the sea and picked up those who remained on the raft. About 15 relief operations were under way on Wednesday off Libya in total, the coastguard said. He warned that, among the 31 dead according to MOAS, "most are toddlers". Read More »

Sherpas find four climbers dead in Everest camp

It was not clear how the climbers died and their identities had not been established when Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks group confirmed the deaths to reporters on Wednesday morning. In addition, hundreds of sherpas climb the mountain or help others to do so. But the chairman of the Nepal Mountaineering Association is among several Nepalese climbers to cast doubt on Mosedale's claim. Read More »

Narendra Modi inaugurates African Development Bank's AGM

The Vice-President visited seven countries, Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria, Mali, Algeria, Rwanda and Uganda. "I am proud to say that there is no country in Africa that has not been visited by an Indian Minister in the last three years", said Prime Minister Modi. Read More »

Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor


The ABC asked a professor of law at George Washington University, Jonathan Turley, this very question. As Vox indicated in an article published on Tuesday, "It's quite hard to impeach, convict, and remove a president from office - so much so that's it's never happened in U.S. Read More »