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Author: 0 USA looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea

President Donald Trump declared on Sunday that neither the USA or China would be "happy" if North Korea tested more missiles, adding that "we'll see" if military action would be needed to curb the country's nuclear ambitions. General McMaster said North Korea poses "a grave threat", not just to the U.S. and its Asian allies, but also to China. Francis was asked as he traveled back to Rome from Egypt on Saturday local time (Sunday morning Seoul time) about North Korean ballistic missile ...

Medical Key Republican opposes health bill because of pre-existing conditions coverage
Author: 0 Key Republican opposes health bill because of pre-existing conditions coverage

It's not in its final form right now", he said during an Oval Office interview Monday with Bloomberg News . Long said it struck a good balance, and he was prepared to vote "yes" on the proposal. During the administration's first attempt to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Trump appeared unaware that his campaign pledge to ensure that insurance could be purchased across state lines was not included in the legislation, according to a person familiar with ...

Author: 0 Perdue loosens some restrictions on school meals

Schools want more control over the whole grains, sodium , and milk they serve kids, the USDA said. Perdue, meanwhile, also said schools would be given "the discretion to serve flavoured, 1% fat milk " for lunch or breakfast. On Friday of this week, the USDA said Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will set in place "regulatory flexibility" towards the plan. The changes, announced Monday by Sonny Perdue , President Trump's Secretary of Agriculture, will offer schools more ...

Medical Trump attacks Senate's top Dem as a 'bad leader'
Author: 0 Trump attacks Senate's top Dem as a 'bad leader'

However, the White House gave no details on when or if Duterte would visit the USA but said that Trump is looking forward to visit Philippines in November to attend an East Asia summit that Duterte will host with several world leaders. Nevertheless, with this utterly unwarranted invite, Trump is sending an unequivocal message to longtime strongmen, aspiring autocrats and the broader worldwide community: The U.S.

Medical Jimmy Kimmel tearfully recounts newborn son's heart surgery
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel tearfully recounts newborn son's heart surgery

Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney , discovered the condition when a hospital nurse noticed that the bab... In a rare show of emotion, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel on Monday used his opening monologue to talk about the birth of his son, William, and the medical emergency that followed.

Medical Mary Keitany breaks the 12-year-old Women-only World Record
Author: 0 Mary Keitany breaks the 12-year-old Women-only World Record

DCI Paul McKinder is running the marathon for the second time, hoping this year to beat his previous time of five hours. "That finish hasn't been there for the last few years". Britain's Prince Harry (C) poses with Men's elite victor Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru (L) and Women's elite victor Kenya's Mary Keitany after the London marathon.

Author: 0 Wet Weather Hurting Farmers

Weather summary for IowaHarry Hillaker, state climatologist for IDALS, says the reporting week began with warm and dry weather with high temperatures mostly in the 70s on April 23-24. Statewide, there was some planting of oats, corn, and potatoes on well-drained areas early in the week, but incoming inclement weather applied the brakes.

Medical Advice for Canada on legalizing pot from current and former Colorado officials
Author: 0 Advice for Canada on legalizing pot from current and former Colorado officials

Research from the Journal of the American Medical Association is adding to a growing body of evidence showing states with medical marijuana programs have lower rates of opioid related overdoses . He is a long time marijuana oppositionist who once said " good people don't smoke marijuana ". The amendment prevents the Justice Department from spending any money on going after medical marijuana anywhere in the country.

Medical US Congress rejects Trump's proposed research funding cuts
Author: 0 US Congress rejects Trump's proposed research funding cuts

Trump's NIH proposal for FY 2018-contained within his administration's " America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again "-would shrink the agency's budget to $25.9 billion and prescribe a "major reorganization" of its 27 institutes and centers created to "help focus resources on the highest priority research and training activities".

Medical Extra-Uterine 'Womb' Could Potentially Up Survival of Extremely Premature Infants
Author: 0 Extra-Uterine 'Womb' Could Potentially Up Survival of Extremely Premature Infants

An artist impression shows a lamb inside a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device developed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . Extreme prematurity can lead to the infant's death and can affect survivor with severe disabilities like cerebral palsy. The device could be important for not only ensuring the survival of extremely premature babies , but also helping boost their long-term health.

Medical Is Medical Cannabis The Cure To Our Opioid Epidemic?
Author: 0 Is Medical Cannabis The Cure To Our Opioid Epidemic?

The protections outlined under the budget plan technically stops the Justice Department from launching any type of crackdown on the medicinal cannabis sector, including investigations, raids, etc., as long as they are in compliance with their respective state laws.

Medical Tentative writers deal will be for 3 years
Author: 0 Tentative writers deal will be for 3 years

The writers were primarily hoping to gain more compensation for work on TV shows with short orders (usually of 10 episodes or less), as they are paid per episode. Several films, including "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen " were affected and were met with poor reviews. And just after the previous deal expired at midnight, May 2, a new three-year deal has been reached! Numerous filmmakers and stars involved later said the movies simply didn't have the ...

Medical Arkansas kills two prisoners as last-minute court order delays second execution
Author: 0 Arkansas kills two prisoners as last-minute court order delays second execution

One prisoner was executed last week - the state's first since 2005. Williams' attorneys claimed that Jones was " moving his lips and gulping for air ", convincing the federal judge to stay their client's execution. "There are no words that would fully express my remorse for the pain that I caused". The state of Arkansas executed two men, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, late last night (24 April 2017) - the first double execution in the USA for 17 years.

Author: 0 $61 million set to be approved for Trump family security

The national bipartisan budget agreement, which will be voted on this week, will include $20 million for costs incurred between Election Day and Inauguration Day and $41 million for all costs after Inauguration Day, according to the statement.

Author: 0 Thousands gather for March for Science rally downtown

The "March for Science" demonstrations took place on Earth Day in an effort "to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments", the organizers said on their website . Trump's proposed 2018 budget calls for deep spending cuts by government science agencies, including a 31 percent reduction for the Environmental Protection Agency.

Medical PM Turnbull Reveals Immigration Shake-Up With Axing Of 457 Visas
Author: 0 PM Turnbull Reveals Immigration Shake-Up With Axing Of 457 Visas

The government's move to axe 457 visas looks set to be part of a broader policy package meant to tighten Australia's immigration laws. Sounding like an echo of President Trump, Turnbull said "we are putting Australians first". People now holding a 457 visa will not be affected. The new rules won't apply to those now on 457 visas. Earlier this year Immigration Minister Peter Dutton also mentioned making changes to the citizenship test was a debate "worth having".

Medical Chelsea will look back at Everton win as title clincher
Author: 0 Chelsea will look back at Everton win as title clincher

A fine season is drifting to a close rather than marching, and although they competed for long periods of this game, a deflection on to a post in the first minute was ultimately as close as they got. "Now it is very important after this crucial week for us, we played against Tottenham for the final in the FA Cup and then on Tuesday against Southampton and now against Everton".

Author: 0 White House expects vote on healthcare bill this week

As of Monday afternoon, no vote had been scheduled and backers of the healthcare proposal had not released legislative language. GOP Rep. Justin Amash of west MI is in that caucus and previously opposed the plan, although most Republican representatives from MI supported it in March.

Medical United injuries add to Mourinho's woes in Premier League
Author: 0 United injuries add to Mourinho's woes in Premier League

It was embarrassing even the team Arsene Wenger picked". "I have to blame myself a bit for my header at the far post - I was kicking myself for missing that - but we dominated from the start", Alli told BBC Sport , referring to a near miss in the first half.

Medical Green Means Go For Mental Health Awareness
Author: 0 Green Means Go For Mental Health Awareness

Mental health is a topic that is rarely discussed within the black community. We can't expect children and teens to have the tools to overcome these challenges on their own, but they can recover and manage their illness with the help of professional services and supports .

Medical Longmont weather: High of 63 with a chance of afternoon showers
Author: 0 Longmont weather: High of 63 with a chance of afternoon showers

West wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Monday , Wednesday night , Thursday and Friday all will bring at least a 50 percent chance of rain.

Medical Jamaal Charles to visit Broncos
Author: 0 Jamaal Charles to visit Broncos

Charles also tore his left ACL in 2011, so the Broncos' medical staff will likely be a big voice in the decision. Despite his injuries, he's still one of the fastest and quickest runners in the NFL. For his National Football League career as a whole, Charles has appeared in 103 regular season games while registering 7,260 rushing yards and 43 touchdowns on 1,332 carries.

Medical Mommies-to-be! Antibiotics doubles risk of miscarriage
Author: 0 Mommies-to-be! Antibiotics doubles risk of miscarriage

While many expectant moms are hesitant to take antibiotics and doctors generally refrain from prescribing certain types, the use of antibiotics during pregnancy is still pretty common. But while these antibiotics may be unsafe during pregnancy, many others are considered safe for use in pregnancy under now established Canadian guidelines.

Author: 0 Trump Said to Target Carried Interest and Corporate Tax Breaks

Amid concerns that large tax cuts would significantly increase USA fiscal deficits , Mnuchin on Wednesday reiterated that the administration will count on the compounding effect of strong economic growth over the next decade to finance the tax cuts.

Author: 0 Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) celebrates his goal with Sidney Crosby (87) and others during the third period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington .

Medical Indians to face Lions at Rajkot
Author: 0 Indians to face Lions at Rajkot

Despite being inflicted by the blow of their talismanic bowler Tye getting ruled out a day after the loss to MI, Raina's lions have enough resources in their squad to the distance in this tournament . Tasked with the job of bowling the Super Over, the unflinching Bumrah delivered in the face of tremendous pressure and came out victorious against the much-experienced pair of Brendon McCullum and Aaron Finch.

Medical Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition
Author: 0 Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

A Department of Homeland Security Inspector General investigation in 2010 found that "Claims of civil rights violations have surfaced in connection with several [law enforcement agencies] participating in the program", so the Obama administration discontinued the task force model in 2012.

Author: 0 Almost 50 people in hospital after Texas tornado

The largest tornado was a half-mile-wide when it passed along the east side of the Canton city limits. Fruitvale is north of Canton. East Texas was the worst hit, with tornadoes there killing at least four people and leaving a trail of what officials called "extensive damage" in the area.

Author: 0 LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

Los Angeles' explosion of violence cast doubt on the idea of colorblindness a quarter of a century ago, just as Ferguson permanently exploded this myth in our time. Martin says LA 92's footage will cast the actions of shop-owners - some of whom picked up baseball bats and other weapons to defend themselves - in a different light.

Author: 0 More Than 100 Sites Around Iowa Are Holding Prescription Drug Dropoffs

Until new regulations are in place, local law enforcement agencies like Lawrenceville Police Department and the DEA will continue to hold prescription drug take-back events every few months. The initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Studies show that most abused prescription drugs are obtained from family members and friends, particularly from home medicine cabinets.

Author: 0 Google parent Alphabet's profit soars on strong ad sales

Net income rose to USD 5.43 billion, or USD 7.73 per share , from USD 4.21 billion, or USD 6.02 per share, a year earlier. Google's net revenue stood at around $20.12 billion, up by 22% from the same period past year excluding the company's expenses in acquisitions on partner websites that carry their advertisements worth at around $4.63 billion but nonetheless beating estimates.

Medical Artificial Womb to Incubate Premature Babies
Author: 0 Artificial Womb to Incubate Premature Babies

While the new development isn't exactly an artificial womb tank, physicians have created a uterus-like " biobag " that is capable of sustaining premature fetal lambs very soon after they begin development. How would society change with an artificial womb? Babies born at 23 weeks have a 15 percent chance of survival, according to pregnancy research charity Tommy's .

Author: 0 Marcus Maye: Jets take another safety, nab Marcus Maye

When Adams became just the ninth safety to be selected in the Top 6 since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970, conventional wisdom suggested that the Jets wouldn't double down at that position. But he's also looking forward to the opportunity to play with Adams. The pick gives NY one of the draft's most talented defenders, a hard-hitting, downhill tackler who exits college renowned by his former teammates and coaches as one of the best leaders in LSU lore.

Author: 0 Gilead, NetApp, First Solar Could Profit Most on Trump's Tax Plan

But experts interviewed this week by ABC News said economic growth likely wouldn't make up for the massive loss in federal revenue. For Americans in states or cities with a high tax burden, that could significantly increase the amount of taxes they pay.

Medical Cowboys' Randy Gregory Fails Seventh Drug Test, Ignores League Officials
Author: 0 Cowboys' Randy Gregory Fails Seventh Drug Test, Ignores League Officials

Jones would go on to say that he was "very skeptical" of the TMZ report itself, even though it would be the seventh failed drug test of Gregory's career. He's got in my mind [more] support than he had past year. "The point is we do support him". "I'm very comfortable with his support". After posting a total of 20 tackles and one sack while playing in only 14 games in the past two seasons due to injury and drug suspensions, the 24-year old defensive end's National Football League career ...

Author: 0 Artificial 'Biobag' Womb Successfully Keeps Premature Lamb Alive For 4 Weeks

About one in 10 babies in the US are born premature - earlier than 37 weeks of gestation, rather than the full 40 - and about 6 percent are born extremely premature. Flake said that such ethical concerns need to be balanced with the risks premature babies face, such as severe disabilities and even death. The researchers say the experiment offers great promise for replicating the process with human fetuses, with tests likely to begin within three to five years.

Author: 0 Uber wants to launch flying taxis in Dallas and Dubai by 2020

Although these technological innovations are still at a very early stage, Uber believes that the service will cost about the same as a regular auto. The ability to simply fly over congested urban areas could dramatically reduce commuting times.

Author: 0 Eagles make smart 1st-round pick with pass-rushing machine Derek Barnett

Their next pick in 99th overall in the third round. While the Eagles recently added veterans Alshon Jeffrey and Torrey Smith in free agency, they were reminded last season they can not have enough wide receivers. However, it's uncertain if he'll lose a bit of his speed following surgery. "We did expect that at the 14th pick there would be some good players there", Roseman said "The names may have been different than we anticipated".

Author: 0 North Korea threatens ready to strike United States aircraft carrier

Wang warned that "use of force. will only lead to bigger disasters". On Wednesday, every United States senator was invited to a briefing on North Korea at the White House. He called it "sensible and reasonable" and said the proposal is gaining support from many countries. But the transgression prompted the White House to extend operations for the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group in the western Pacific by one month, allowing the warships to stream toward global waters near the Korean ...

Author: 0 Cavs open 2-0 lead over Pacers with 117-111 win

As a team, the Cavaliers shot a sizzling 55 percent from the field and 13 of 31 from the three-point line as they led by as many as 19 points late in the third quarter before taking their foot off the gas in the fourth quarter. The victory came at a cost for Cleveland however, with guard J.R. Smith limping off with a hamstring injury. He eventually got one to go his way, drawing a charge on the 6-foot-9, 285-pound Kevin Seraphin in the third quarter - a quarter that belonged to Love.

Medical BJP begins shortlisting names for mayoral posts in MCD
Author: 0 BJP begins shortlisting names for mayoral posts in MCD

He alleged that the party seniors take decisions behind closed doors and even the appointment of labour minister Gopal Rai as the Delhi convener on Thursday was taken without any discussion with other party members. He said the party has legitimate concerns and the AAP would continue doubting this. Kejriwal also advised AAP's newly-elected municipal councillors to keep phones on "recording mode" and warned them against "betraying the party" by falling into the BJP's trap.

Medical Ex-'Bachelor' star Chris Soules is charged with a felony
Author: 0 Ex-'Bachelor' star Chris Soules is charged with a felony

Investigators have not yet been able to interview Soules to confirm whether or not he was in fact wearing his seatbelt. The former Bachelor star rear-ended a tractor in Aurora, Iowa, on Monday night. "Soules" attorneys are exploring the possibility of a gag order to prevent further misinformation from prejudicing Soules' right to a fair trial'. Soules identified himself on the almost six-minute 911 call and sounded frantic.

Medical Judge lets Nebraska beer stores near reservation stay open
Author: 0 Judge lets Nebraska beer stores near reservation stay open

The effect of the appeal is to supersede the judge's ruling, according to Hobe Rupe, the executive director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. Critics blame the stores for widespread alcoholism and high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome on the reservation, which is home to the Oglala Lakota Tribe.

Medical FDA okays first drug for Batten disease
Author: 0 FDA okays first drug for Batten disease

The drug hasn't been evaluated in children under age 3, the FDA said . The FDA just approved one of the most expensive drugs ever with a whopping $700,000 price tag . Decline was defined as having a sustained 2-point decline or an unreversed score of 0 in the motor domain of the CLN2 Clinical Rating Scale. One patient withdrew after week 1 due to inability to continue with study procedures; 23 patients were treated with Brineura every other week for 48 weeks and continued treatment during ...

Medical Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer
Author: 0 Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer

The Pfleger Liver Cancer Center at UCLA has a multi-disciplinary team of specialists committed to offering patients the best available treatments and access to practice-changing clinical trials such as RESORCE. Approval of Stivarga was granted to Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, based in Whippany, N.J. The median PFS for patients taking regorafinib was 3.1 months compared with 1.5 months for placebo-treated patients.