Medical City will expand pre-K initiative to include 3-year-old kids
Author: 0 City will expand pre-K initiative to include 3-year-old kids

The program is part of a strategy to reach a goal of 80 percent of students graduating from high school on time by 2026 and two-thirds of graduates as college ready. New Yorkers interested in enrolling their children in pre-K can visit the city's school department website here. By fall 2020, he said, the program, which the city is calling "3-K for All", would expand to six more school districts, with universal access across the city available by 2021.

Medical South Korea Prepares for North Follow Up Actions
Author: 0 South Korea Prepares for North Follow Up Actions

The South's Yonhap news agency cited a government source as saying the exercise was the North's "largest ever" and presumed to have been overseen by leader Kim Jong-Un. It launched a missile one day after the 105th birthday of late founder Kim Il Sung on April 15. With tensions on the Korean Peninsula already on a knife-edge, the U.S.

Medical N Korea near 'point of no return': China
Author: 0 N Korea near 'point of no return': China

US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks the North could soon stage another nuclear test, something the United States, China, and others have warned against. The nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan at Busan in South Korea on April 25. Two other USA citizens - college student Otto Warmbier and Korean-American pastor Kim Dong-Chul - are now being held in the North after sentenced to long prison terms.

Medical Larry Bird drives an IndyCar in New York City
Author: 0 Larry Bird drives an IndyCar in New York City

FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Indiana Pacers president of basketball Larry Bird smiles during a news conference in Indianapolis. Recently, he drove an Indy vehicle in NY with stickers placed on the auto to officially announce an All-Star bid in the same state he was born in.

Author: 0 Markets cheer Emmanuel Macron victory in French elections

Hollande said the far-right would "deeply divide France" at a time when the terror threat requires solidarity. "I fought against (Socialist President Francois) Hollande for five years and can not back his heir", said 28-year-old parliamentary assistant Eric de La Fouchardiere, referring to Macron, a former adviser and minister of Hollande's, at an election night gathering on Sunday.

Medical Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs
Author: 0 Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

It is regarded as particularly effective against clusters of targets on or just underneath the ground. Footage released by the United States shows the bomb's devastating power. troops in the country engaged in counter terrorism operations. Over the past year they have largely concentrated on thwarting a surge of attacks by the Taliban, who have captured key districts, such as the Helmand province, which American and British troops had fought bitterly to return to the government.

Medical Maoist rebels kill 11 Indian paramilitary soldiers
Author: 0 Maoist rebels kill 11 Indian paramilitary soldiers

The attack on the personnel of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) began at 13:00 local time on Monday and the clashes went on for a few hours, reports said. "The naxals first sent villagers to check our position. I shot 3-4 Naxals in the chest", he added. He said around 10-12 naxalites must have got killed in the "befitting" retaliation by the CRPF contingent.

Medical Over a million watched April the Giraffe give birth to male calf
Author: 0 Over a million watched April the Giraffe give birth to male calf

Expected to give birth in February, April had millions of viewers on the zoo's live feed in a tizzy, hoping that they'd all be there for the moment of the baby's arrival. Oliver, the calf's father, is five years old and he arrived at the park in May 2015. But eventually, after the baby is weaned, it will move on to be paired with young females at another zoo, where it will produce calves of its own, Patch said.

Medical Nigeria's 4x400m Women's Relay Team Qualify For 2017 IAAF Worlds
Author: 0 Nigeria's 4x400m Women's Relay Team Qualify For 2017 IAAF Worlds

Australia finished fourth ahead of France as both joined the medallists in qualifying for the IAAF world championships in August. American veteran LaShawn Merritt showed all his experience to bag a third successive 4x400m gold at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday, as Canadian Andre de Grasse underlined his credentials as Usain Bolt's most likely successor.

Medical Basic income comes to Brantford Brant
Author: 0 Basic income comes to Brantford Brant

The idea of a guaranteed - or "basic" - income is gaining currency around the globe. Basic income payments are created to be streamlined compared to traditional social assistance and aim to encourage people to work, without the disincentive of losing social supports.

Medical Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high
Author: 0 Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high

The department's executive director, Barbara Brohl, told lawmakers during a hearing Wednesday that she believes the legal market for marijuana is eating into the black market, funding drug abuse treatment and prevention, and providing a safer product, The Chicago Tribune ( ) reported.

Author: 0 Passenger in latest viral airline video has a lawyer

American typically does not allow strollers in the passenger cabin. Overall, airlines must start to put more of an emphasis on customer service, he said. "But in the background, we see the pilot, and the pilot is concerned". It said in a statement that it was "deeply sorry for the pain we have caused this passenger and her family and to any other customers affected by the incident".

Author: 0 Pacers Eliminated in Game-4 Loss to Cavaliers

All of the Cavs' multiple personalities - from the ugly to the bad to the good to the great to the phenomenal - were on display Thursday night in a record-setting 119-114 Game 3 victory over the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Nene made all 12 of his shots and had 10 rebounds. Guard, Kyrie Irving added 28 points for the Cavaliers . Over in the Eastern Conference, Isaiah Thomas is playing with a heavy heart due to the recent death of his sister but he still managed to score 33 ...

Author: 0 Xi repeats call for restraint on North Korea

US President Donald Trump hit the phones Monday to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with North Korea dominating the conversation. North Korea's reclusive regime, led by Kim Jong Un , often conducts its weapons tests to coincide with days of national significance. " What we're dealing with is a leader who is flailing right now ", she said on CBS This Morning.

Medical African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine
Author: 0 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

The region hosted 90 percent of the 212 million cases recorded around the world in 2015, and 92 percent of malaria deaths in the same year occurred in Africa. Because of the biological complexity of the malaria parasite, developing a vaccine has been hard. The countries will deliver the vaccine through their existing vaccination programs.

Medical Campbell's recalls nearly 4200 pounds of chicken soup
Author: 0 Campbell's recalls nearly 4200 pounds of chicken soup

The products subject to this recall are 18.6-oz. cans of "Campbell's Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta" with Best By dates of February 13, 2019, which is located on the bottom of the cans. "This recall does not affect any other Campbell products". The items were sold in Florida. "4R" on the bottom of the 18.6-oz. cans. Whoever has purchased these cans have been urged to take any of the purchased cans of the soup back to where they purchased it from or just throw them ...

Medical Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea
Author: 0 Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea

China banned imports of North Korean coal, its most important export, in February, and Chinese media have raised the possibility of restricting oil shipments to the North. It would be a first step in showing that South Korea and the US are willing to give up something they see as key to their security. "And we presented them to the president; he was very pleased with it", she said.

Medical North Korea belligerent, Trumps tells Xi
Author: 0 North Korea belligerent, Trumps tells Xi

Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier group, a defiant North Korea said on Monday the deployment was "an extremely unsafe act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade". Experts also believe that it may be preparing for another nuclear test, defying United Nations resolutions. The latest talks demonstrate that Washington and Beijing are working together to stop the North from carrying out another nuclear test.

Medical Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'
Author: 0 Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

It's within his authority constitutionally and explicit statutory authority. Trump and members of his administration have repeatedly attacked judges who have ruled against him. Sen. Brian Schatz said: "that island is called Oahu". Hawaii is an archipelago of eight major islands, one of which is named "Hawaii" - but not the one on which Judge Derrick K.

Author: 0 Diet Drinks Containing Artificial Sweeteners Increase The Risk Of Stroke And Dementia

Matthew Pase, the lead author of the study and a senior research fellow in the department of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, said they have little data regarding the health effects of diet drinks. Even if there does turn out to be a clear risk of developing these health problems when you consume diet soda, that risk will be extremely low and more likely to be something those with hereditary problems should consider, not the wider public.

Medical There will be a permanent giraffe cam
Author: 0 There will be a permanent giraffe cam

Do you want continued updates about April and family? A mere five hours after Sunday's announcement of the forthcoming permanent giraffe cam, the post had already garnered almost 150,000 reactions from its 1.6 million followers. You'll be able to watch the Giraffe Cam again soon, according to Animal Adventure Park in NY. This schedule will continue until noted differently.

Medical Qatar Airways to launch flights from Cardiff Airport
Author: 0 Qatar Airways to launch flights from Cardiff Airport

In a press statement, the Doha-based carrier said Bali has always been a popular destination for its passengers, with the airline offering its first direct service in 2014, later enhancing this to a twice daily frequency. destinations early next year. Mr Al Baker said it had not experienced as much of a drop- off in demand for travel to the U.S. as Emirates, which recently made cuts on five of its services to America.

Medical Rajon Rondo fined $25000 for trying to trip Jae Crowder
Author: 0 Rajon Rondo fined $25000 for trying to trip Jae Crowder

Yet Friday's Game 3, a 104-87 Boston win, reminded us not to let our opinions of Coach Brad Stevens and Co. sway too far in the negative direction, either. Rondo, who was injured in Game 2, will probably be re-evaluated in a week to 10 days. He hadded six more in the second quarter as the Bulls deployed three different point guards - Jerian Grant , Michael Carter-Williams and Isaiah Canaan - at him, as well as Jimmy Butler.

Medical Rain delays third day of Windies, Pakistan Test
Author: 0 Rain delays third day of Windies, Pakistan Test

Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Test cricket Younis Khan on Sunday has rubbished all rumours of taking his retirement decision back. "Even if Younis Khan scores a century in every inning of every test against the West Indies , Younis Khan will still retire from Test Cricket", Khan added, confirming his decision.

Author: 0 Teacher filled Cialis scrip before 'kidnapping' teen student

Cummins - and fact, it was a student who first went to the administration to report that she'd seen the two kissing. A citizen spotted Cummins' silver Nissan Rogue in northern California and alerted authorities. A 12-year-old Culleoka Unit School student reports Cummins, 50, and Elizabeth, 15, were kissing in his classroom. The teacher, police say, surrendered Thursday to sheriff's deputies outside a cabin in a remote northern area of the state after a tip was called into the Tennessee ...

Author: 0 Gasoline Shortage in N.Korea as China Turns off Supply

There are concerns Pyongyang, in conjunction with the anniversary, will demonstrate a show of force by possibly firing more ballistic missiles or conducting its sixth nuclear test. If North Korea conducts a nuclear test, " Beijing will undoubtedly support the United Nations in adopting tougher sanctions against it, including oil embargo", said the newspaper, which is known for its nationalistic views.

Medical Mary Keitany breaks women-only world record to win London Marathon
Author: 0 Mary Keitany breaks women-only world record to win London Marathon

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Bekele, 34, hoped to break the world record and had been on schedule after 13 miles, but the pace slowed significantly in the second half of the race. Dixon ran a personal best of 2:29:06 while Charlotte Purdue and Tracey Barlow are now also expected to qualify for the World Championships after finishing 15th and 16th respectively.

Author: 0 Trump, Abe reaffirm united front against Pyongyang

Added to the high-tension weekend are fears that North Korea may conduct a nuclear test Tuesday, when the country celebrates the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army. Tensions are again flaring up between the United States and North Korea as concerns grow that the communist state will celebrate another important national holiday with a nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Medical Wanjiru holds off Bekele to win in London
Author: 0 Wanjiru holds off Bekele to win in London

Wanjiru's compatriot Mary Keitany went one better, claiming a convincing victory in the women's elite race in a new record time for a female-only marathon. We pushed and the sun was coming up and the day was handsome. In the wheelchair race Weir clinched victory on Sunday in 1:31:06 after a sprint finish to beat defending champion Marcel Hug by just a second.

Author: 0 President Trump Signs New Executive Order: "Buy American and Hire American"

Though the executive order would make no changes to the visa program, how it works is likely to be tweaked in the near future. Technology executives, who have generally been critical of Trump's policies, were tentatively positive about the White House's efforts to change how work visas are doled out to foreign workers.

Author: 0 Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

The Tigers have won 11 of the past 12 games between the teams in Minnesota. Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander has historically been very good against the division-rival Minnesota Twins through the years. After the game, Sano offered his perspective on what happened with McCann. "I still have the scar from the four stitches here (left eyebrow) where I was hit in Low-A", he said.

Medical Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, no injuries reported
Author: 0 Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, no injuries reported

Passengers are being evacuated with the help of locals who have thronged the accident site. Restoration measures have been taken up on a war-footing. Besides, 17205 Sainagar Siridi to Kakinada Port has been diverted to run via Parbhani, Purna, Nanded, Nizamabad and Secunderabad. Helpline numbers were activated at major railway stations including Hyderabad , Aurangabad, Parli, Bidar, Bhalki and Vikarabad to provide information regarding the derailment and train movements etc., to the public.

Author: 0 MCD polls: Cong leaders hope voters will remember their track record

The AAP supremo also alleged that many voters with valid voter slips were "not allowed" to exercise their franchise in the municipal polls. On Sunday The stage is set for one of the mostly keenly anticipated municipal polls in the capital after a hard and bitterly fought campaign pitted BJP, AAP and Congress in a triangular fight.

Author: 0 CONFIRMED: Pence Really Did Go To The Korean DMZ To Look Menacing

Continuing to play up the idea of a military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, Vice President Mike Pence today warned North Korea not to "challenge our resolve", insisting that " the sword stands ready " and the U.S. Mr Pence left Japan for Indonesia yesterday for the third leg of his 10-day tour of Asia. "We are with you 100 percent". Pence said the USA and Japan had launched talks that could eventually result in a bilateral trade deal between the two economies.

Author: 0 Carvajal: Red decided Clasico

Suarez let Rakitic's pass run into Messi's path and the Argentinian swerved past Dani Carvajal to finish unerringly past Keylor Navas for his 499th Barcelona goal. It was then Navas's turn to play hero, with Paco Alcacer extremely wasteful with a clear look from 15 yards. Barcelona , without the suspended Neymar , had been slow to get in to their stride, but Luis Suarez skewed two shots wide, while Karim Benzema was also guilty of some tame finishing at the other end.

Author: 0 Macron and Le Pen advance to French presidential runoff

The figures do not include results from France's major cities, where Le Pen's level of support tends to be low relative to smaller towns and villages where counts were complete. the voice of hope for our country and for Europe". Macron , only 39, is seeking to become France's youngest ever president and has campaigned on a strongly pro-EU and pro-business platform.

Author: 0 London Marathon 'hero' Matthew Rees abandons race to help stricken runner finish

Swansea Harriers tweeted that it was "so proud" of Rees. Rees thought it's more crucial to get that guy across the line than shaving a few seconds off his own time. "We need so many more people in this world like the man who helped a complete stranger finish the London marathon when he was down", wrote one Twitter user.

Medical Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions
Author: 0 Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

In a statement, the Justice Department said the cities are "crumbling under the weight of illegal immigration and violent crime", mentioning an increase in Chicago murders and gang violence in New York City. This threatening letter is part of an effort to intidimidate Milwaukee's elected local government to give in to Sheriff Clarke's efforts to implement 287g and Republican state legislators' latest bill to force local law enforcement to act like Immigration agents.

Author: 0 Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

Annexed as a US territory in the late 19th century, Hawaii became the 50th state in 1959. Sessions told the "Mark Levin Show" he's confident the president will prevail with his administration's appeal of Watson's travel ban ruling. "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific-a attractive one where the Attorney General's granddaughter was born", Ian D. Prior told CNN . On Thursday evening, the spokesperson of the Justice Department Ian Prior tried to clarified Sessions' statement.

Medical Details on Trump's Tax Reform Plan to Be Announced Next Week
Author: 0 Details on Trump's Tax Reform Plan to Be Announced Next Week

The other memo orders the Treasury to review a process that designates which non-bank firms could threaten the financial system if they fail. The second " called on federal regulators to identify which financial institutions were large enough to merit enhanced regulation, as their collapse could destabilize the economy as a whole", according to the Post .

Medical Diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia
Author: 0 Diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia

With the second study, the researchers aimed to find out whether participants had suffered a stroke or have been diagnosed with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease . Given the substantial scientific literature favoring the safety of low-calorie sweeteners, this latest study - which does not prove cause and effect - will have little impact on the ongoing discourse concerning the safety of low-calorie sweeteners and, in particular, diet sodas, in the long term.

Author: 0 Republicans float health care compromise ahead of Trump's 100-day mark

But a vote next week may risk another big political embarrassment like the one in March, when Trump and Ryan abruptly scrapped a vote for lack of Republican support. Mr. Trump earlier this week expressed confidence in passing spending legislation, saying , "I think we're in good shape". Health care is on a separate track and facing trouble, too.

Medical Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital
Author: 0 Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital

Barrientos' injuries required the amputation of his right leg below the knee. Trump thanks Barrietos and said that when he heard Barrietos would receive the medal he went to Walter Reed because "I wanted to do this myself". "This was much easier". The rally also coincides with the White House Correspondents Association dinner, which Trump said in February he would skip, breaking a long tradition of presidents attending and delivering a usually humorous speech and an appreciation of ...

Author: 0 NYC joins cities around the world marching to defend science

Organizers said more than 600 " satellite marches " also took place throughout the world on Earth Day. Still, politics wasn't far from the surface. March for Science is the latest in a series of national demonstrations staged since Trump's inauguration almost 100 days ago.

Author: 0 Eric Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper

Frein was convicted of first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, attempted murder, terrorism and two weapons of mass destruction counts related to the small bombs he left in the woods during the manhunt. Bryon Dickson II was wearing when he was killed. Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass at the Blooming Grove barracks on September 12, 2014. Defense lawyer Michael Weinstein did not call any witnesses and in a 10-minute closing argument told jurors what happened that night was a ...