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Italy threatens to deny entry to foreign ships to force migration action


Italy's centre-left government was showing a "worrying" inability to manage a situation that was "becoming more dramatic each day", he said. It has been reported that the government has given its ambassador to the EU, Maurizio Massari , a mandate to raise the issue formally with the European commission to seek permission for a drastic revision of EU asylum procedures. Read More »

Researchers Develop Microneedle Patch for Flu Vaccination


Everyone in the self-administration group successfully administered the patch , and results for all the patch groups showed that the needles had dissolved into the skin. "Despite the recommendation for adults and children to receive a flu shot, many people remain unvaccinated", researcher Nadine Rouphael, MD , associate professor of medicine in the department of infectious diseases at Emory University , told Infectious Disease News . Read More »

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure


The company, founded in 2009, is valued at almost $70 billion. "Clearly there was a bad workplace culture. awful enough for a lot of these people who are highly competent individuals to want to go", says Valerie Demont, a lawyer at Pepper Hamilton who represents companies undergoing restructuring. Read More »

Californians Now Have the Right to Die. 111 Used It


Between then and December 31 of past year, "191 individuals received aid-in-dying drugs under the EOLA, and 111 people died following ingestion of the prescribed drugs", writes the California Department of Public Health . The states of Oregon, Colorado, Washington, and Vermont have passed legislation similar to California's while Montana's courts upheld the legality of the practice. Read More »

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

More than 700 people were sickened in the outbreak . Prosecutors sought a 35-year prison sentence. Since then, she continues to suffer from severe, chronic pain and an assortment of other symptoms, including vomiting, nosebleeds, frequent falls and memory loss. Read More »

Bernie Sanders calls Senate Obamacare replacement 'worse than expected'


At the center of the investigation is a $10 million loan that Jane secured from People's United Bank in 2010 in order to purchase 33 acres of land for the school. Toensing told CBS that the investigation was started during the Obama administration. Jane Sanders , the wife of Vermont Sen. Midura then asked Sanders if the charge was nonsense. Read More »

Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

At the time of his retirment, Selanne held nearly every offensive record for the Ducks. "That is wonderful to see Teemu in the Hockey Hall of Fame ", he said. He finished with 989 points in 989 games played. Goyette, 51, is one of the most accomplished women's players ever. Goyette netted the lone goal for Team Canada in the inaugural 1998 gold-medal game in Nagano. Read More »

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

My leadership is recognized by many around the country". Besides, a Republican's or an Independent's antipathy for President Trump doesn't convert them into Democrats. By calling for her to step down, they are doing the Republican Party's bidding. One such ad warned that Ossoff would be a "rubber stamp for Pelosi's agenda". Read More »

Crash claims up 2.7 percent in first states to legalize pot

Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind the wheel. "The public should therefore interpret this study with caution until further research is conducted", Krakower said of the traffic fatality study. "Post-recreational marijuana legalization changes in motor vehicle crash fatality rates for Washington and Colorado also did not significantly differ from those ... Read More »

Sailing-Umpires keep America's Cup on even keel with "UmpApp"


That could all change if the US holders are able to turn around a 3-0 Kiwi lead in the first-to-seven competition on Bermuda's Great Sound when racing resumes this weekend. It's not the first time Spithill and Oracle have had their backs to the wall. With his syndicate now trailing 4-1, Spithill is talking up the prospects of a comeback in the race-to-seven series, igniting memories of Team USA's famous win off San Francisco four years ago. Read More »

Narendra Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of 3-nation visit

Modi's two-day visit to Washington , which starts Sunday, takes place amid uncertainty over the relationship because of differences on trade and other issues. Even during his campaign, the official noted, he had reached out to the community and even said in one of his speeches that "if elected, India will find a true friend". Read More »

UK, EU's historic Brexit talks commence


The UK has now agreed to enter talks on divorce proceedings, including Britain's exit bill and the border with Northern Ireland , before any talks on future trading relations can begin. Solving the vexed question of keeping the peace and an open border between the United Kingdom province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic will also be an urgent priority in the talks, Barnier and Davis agreed. Read More »

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

Below are five things to know about the Senate Republicans' draft of their health care bill . Regardless, McConnell plans to force these senators to vote. Those who are charged with voting on this need time to at least read the bill . "I think it's a good proposal overall", said Sen. Still, others were more upbeat. Read More »

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical


In former Jonglei State, an area that previously had one of the lowest levels of acute malnutrition, roughly 20,000 people are experiencing catastrophic food insecurity. "At present, too many parts of the country remain cut off due to insecurity, leaving hundreds of thousands of children on the cusp of catastrophe". Today, the United Nations and South Sudanese officials have announced that conditions in the two affected counties no longer meet the technical definition of a starvation. Read More »

On Eve Of Special Session, Pressure Mounts For Bipartisan State Budget


Greg Harris , D-Chicago, was has been chosen by Madigan to take the lead on budget talks for House Democrats . The new fiscal year begins July 1. Republicans say Speaker Madigan should adopt their plan or present his own. " Bruce Rauner purposefully drove the state off the rails, leading to nation's longest budget impasse in history, skyrocketing debt, a crippling blow to our higher education system, and a ruined social safety net". Read More »

With Spotify's New "Sponsored Songs" Labels Can Pay For Song Plays


The sponsored songs would only appear on users of Spotify's free tier with its 50m subscription payers not included in the new trial. Spotify users that aren't happy with Sponsored Songs can choose to avoid them. While Spotify did not confirm one way or the other, it would appear that this same option may not exist for users who use the service for free when/if it becomes official. Read More »

Trouble mounts for Lalu, IT slaps charges against family under Benami Act


Talking to mediapersons in Patna Mr. Yadav said these allegations are politically motivated and that he and his family members have not concealed any information about their property. The summons were issued after the arrest of chartered accountant Rajesh Kumar Agarwal made by the Enforcement Directorate couple who alleged Lalu's daughter of his involvement in the case. Read More »

Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea. Gabriel and Kern also accused the US of having ulterior motives in seeking to enforce the energy blockade, which they said is trying to help American natural gas suppliers at the expense of their Russian rivals. Read More »

Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured


It is "too soon" to say if the man who was found dead was killed when the van hit pedestrians as he was already being given first aid by the public on the pavement, police said. "People feel unsafe because after the terrorist attacks of London , Manchester, the increase of Islamophobia and hate crimes", he added. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who represents the area, uses the mosque as a place to meet with residents. Read More »

Relay for Life raises over $20000 to support American Cancer Society


We're not sure what we're going to do yet, but we're going to continue to fight cancer. There is much we still don't know about it, about how it turns healthy cells destructive and sends them out of control. Oliver Arnold, a 34-year-old financial planner from Catonsville, is taking part in the event for the first time as the captain of a team from the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce. Read More »

Baby Foods Contain More Lead than Regular Foods


Numerous samples tested by FDA are already either lead-free (according to the limits of detection in the analyses used) or have low lead content. While the amount of lead found in most samples was tiny, Sarah Vogel, vice president for health at the Environmental Defense Fund , said the results were "concerning" especially for children younger than 6. Read More »

1st day goes to New Zealand


Emirates Team New Zealand passes a gallery of boats as they race Oracle Team USA during America's Cup match sailing competition, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in the Great Sound of Bermuda. Spithill is no stranger to adversity as he and his team made one of the biggest-ever comebacks in sporting history when they rallied from 8-1 down against New Zealand to win the "Auld Mug" in San Francisco in 2013 when the victor was the first to nine. Read More »

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation


Wide consensus among the USA intelligence community asserts that Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to undermine America's electoral process. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Friday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller should be given a chance to do his job, but added that "there's nothing to find" in relation to the Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

Walkers celebrate cancer survivors at 22nd annual Relay for Life


American Legion Riders entered the Hoisington Activity Center to present colors and stand by as the Rev. Don Paden delivered the opening prayer. The founder of Relay for Life , Gordon Flatt, who also battled with cancer, got the idea for this fundraising event when he walked and ran around a track in Washington for 24 hours to raise money for cancer. Read More »

Queen's Birthday Honours announced


Alfred Reoch is awarded an MBE for services to Scouting, the Anglican community and drama. Bernard Kenny, who was stabbed in the abdomen as he tried to stop neo-Nazi Thomas Mair attacking Mrs Cox outside her constituency surgery in Yorkshire, receives the George Medal one year on from the murder. Read More »

Hundreds In Jacksonville Protest Education Bill During Gov. Scott Visit


Corcoran magically dropped his crusade against the governor's key issues, preserving money for tourism promotion and enticements for companies to create jobs. Teachers are upset because potentially several hundred million dollars could be spent on charter schools that do not have to meet the same education standards as public schools. Read More »

Escaped Georgia inmates captured after car chase in Tennessee

And they're urging people to take care. "There is just so much we don't know", said Beverly Jones of Madison. The US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is involved. Two Georgia inmates described as "dangerous beyond description" remained on the run early Thursday after their guards on a prison bus were disarmed and killed . Read More »

Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal


Details of the agreement will be discussed and agreed by cabinet on Monday ( Tim Ireland/PA) A Downing Street spokesman said details will be discussed and agreed by cabinet on Monday, after which more information is likely to be released. "We will welcome any such deal being agreed, as it will provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond", the Downing Street statement said. Read More »