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Author: 0 Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Pyongyang's aggressive push to improve its weapons program also makes it one of the most urgent foreign policy concerns for the Trump administration. The incident came two days after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday it was too early to know if the global pressures being exerted on North Korea to discourage its weapons programs were having an impact.

Author: 0 Ebola: Nigeria on red alert over Congo outbreak

The 1,400-kilometer (870-mile) route from Kinshasa to Likati is remote and isolated with limited transportation networks, requiring two to three days of travel. The country has been hit by Ebola about nine times in all. There is no specific treatment for the disease. The outbreak comes just a year after the end of an epidemic in West Africa killed more than 11,300 people mostly in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Author: 0 Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

Meanwhile, the president targets the Centers for Disease Control with a $1.2 billion cut - a major change to the critical health agency's funding that drew a rebuke from its former director, Dr. With 10,000 baby boomers hitting retirement age each day, and an official unemployment rate of 4.4 percent, it would be hard for the USA economy to grow as fast as the administration envisions without enlisting an army of new workers.

Author: 0 California botulism outbreak is rare case of deadly disease

Galindo's family confirmed his death on GoFundMe . An online fundraising page said the man had been married and the father of two small children. A Sacramento man has died after getting botulism poisoning from eating nacho cheese sauce from the Valley Oak Food & Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove, reports the Sacramento Bee .

Author: 0 Manchester attack: 23yo man arrested, police say

Grande is slated to perform at London's O2 arena on Thursday and Friday, but the shows remain up in the air , with the venue tweeting , that they do not yet have an update as to whether or not the singer's performances would happen as planned.

Medical Caffeine concerns: Father pleads with parents to warn kids
Author: 0 Caffeine concerns: Father pleads with parents to warn kids

Watts said the teen had consumed multiple caffeinated drinks that day, including a large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and also some kind of energy drink . "Take the time to talk with your children about the dangers of caffeinated drinks". Health experts are warning students to be aware of their caffeine intake during exam season, following the death of a United States teenager.

Medical Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway
Author: 0 Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

Aerial footage shot by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office shows the magnitude of the slide, estimated to involve millions of cubic yard of earth, which is still too unsafe and unstable for crews to begin clearing. We hope the following information is helpful in giving everyone idea of where it is at. It may be some time before you can drive this scenic part of Highway 1 again, but somehow, even buried under yards of dirt and rock, it's still lovely.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande in Manila: PNP wants tighter security

Pop star Grande, 23, said she was "broken" by the news of the deaths. Twenty-two people are confirmed dead following the explosion and at least 59 more were injured, several critically. The wounded were taken to eight different hospitals in the Manchester area. Europe has been rocked by a string of Islamist terrorist attacks in the last three years, with five people being killed in London in March after a man drove a auto at pedestrians and then stabbed a police officer.

Medical CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Comey's firing was a political ax murder
Author: 0 CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Comey's firing was a political ax murder

But Comey's firing came days after he reportedly asked for more resources to advance the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the USA presidential election. In an interview Thursday with NBC's Lester Holt , Trump said that Comey told him once over dinner and twice in phone calls that he was not personally being investigated.

Author: 0 Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese

The outbreak, which killed Martin Galindo-Larious Jr., has hospitalized at least nine others, leaving one victim paralyzed, health officials said Monday. Lavinia Kelly has been in the hospital for three weeks and is unable to speak. Botulism, a comparatively rare kind of food poisoning, can lead to paralysis, breathing difficulty and sometimes death.

Medical Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech
Author: 0 Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

Trump, speaking after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the town of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank , said the United States stands in "absolute solidarity" with the British people. He seconded Mr. Trump's pledge that "ultimately freedom will defeat terror". "So, we are telling you right now, that Iran will not have nuclear weapons", he said.

Author: 0 Object likely N.Korean balloon: S.Korea

The UN Security Council is to hold a closed-door meeting on North Korea on Tuesday evening. Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the remaining 13 U.N. It claims one was a hydrogen bomb and the other device created a more powerful explosion than any it has previously tested. North Korea fired a. Pyongyang has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006, along with an worldwide arms embargo aimed at slowing the development of ...

Author: 0 Armstrong's moon-purse set for $4m bid-off

While there, Neil Armstrong collected some moon dust and placed it in a bag. And now she is auctioning off the moon dust, where it's expected to bring in about 4 million dollars. Scientific tests revealed the dust in the bag to be moon dust, specifically from the Apollo 11 landing site. The owner of the museum was later convicted of stealing and selling space memorabilia.

Medical Beijing urges Seoul to 'remove obstacles' to good ties
Author: 0 Beijing urges Seoul to 'remove obstacles' to good ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday said he was willing to normalise ties with South Korea following tensions over the installation of a United States anti-missile system last month. China for its part has been infuriated by the US deployment of an advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-missile system in South Korea, saying it was a threat to its security and would do nothing to ease tension with Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Chris Paddie, who wrote the amendment's language and said it was not discriminatory. During intense debate over the bill Sunday and Monday in the House, Texas Democrats painted the amendment as a throwback to Jim Crow. "Bathrooms divided us then and bathrooms divide us now ..." The changes heading toward approval Tuesday by the GOP-controlled House wouldn't expand the list of IDs that Texas has required since 2011.

Medical McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls
Author: 0 McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls

Kezia Dugdale, leader of Scottish Labour, warned councillors in Britain's oil capital they would be in breach of the rules if they went ahead with the extraordinary plan to hook up with the Tories. People like me are always optimistic ... "I am very proud that we have a party that is diverse, that is inclusive, that is pluralistic and this manifesto is a product of that process".

Medical OH 5-year-old walked to save parents who were overdosing
Author: 0 OH 5-year-old walked to save parents who were overdosing

The boy burst into his grandfather's house saying, "Mom and dad's dead, mom and dad's dead!" his grandfather Kenny Currey told CNN affiliate WCPO . A five-year-old boy is credited with saving three lives after his parents overdosed on heroin and left a newborn child strapped in a vehicle seat. The incident happened in Middleton, where police were called to a home for a report of a possible overdose, Fox News reported.

Medical Ebola: WHO confirm death toll in Congo
Author: 0 Ebola: WHO confirm death toll in Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo officials this month confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in the northern province of Bas Uele in Likati village. Two of the 37 cases were confirmed as Ebola , while three, including the latest death, are considered probable of being Ebola , while 32 were suspected, WHO's Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi told media.

Medical President Zuma Banned From Addressing Future Cosatu Events
Author: 0 President Zuma Banned From Addressing Future Cosatu Events

Ramaphosa again called for a judicial inquiry into state capture. "We want to see an ANC that will not only rediscover its mass character but that will use its organizational mass power to assert a people driven and a people centred development; instead of using it to fight internal factional battles to get people elected to positions of power", COSATU said.

Medical $400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill
Author: 0 $400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

And states have to worry about what will happen during a recession when the state's budget contracts in ways the federal government's budget does not. California has been considering a single-payer healthcare plan. S.B. Lara said researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst are conducting a financing study.

Medical Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election
Author: 0 Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

Gideon Skinner, head of political polling at Ipsos MORI, said: "Labour shouldn't get too carried away by the rise they see in the polls". "I believe that if Labour can hold on to 200 seats or so it will [have been] a successful campaign", McCluskey said.

Medical Like to stay at MI: Rohit
Author: 0 Like to stay at MI: Rohit

With this win, Mumbai Indians created history by becoming the first team to win three IPL trophies while their captain Rohit Sharma became the first player to win four IPL titles and the first captain to win three IPLs. Harbhajan, an integral part of the MI playing eleven in the previous nine seasons, was struck for 45 runs in three overs in MI's last home game against Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium on May 11 and did not get a look-in again.

Medical INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Strapped UN Health Agency Spends Big on Travel
Author: 0 INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Strapped UN Health Agency Spends Big on Travel

Nick Jeffreys, the WHO's director of finance, said in September 2015 during an in-house seminar on accountability: "We don't trust people to do the right thing when it comes to travel". This extra funding will come from the pockets of taxpayers. The WHO's two-billion-dollar annual budget is made up of contributions made by 194 member countries, of which the United States is the largest sponsor.

Medical Teen's Death: How Caffeine Can Kill a Healthy Person
Author: 0 Teen's Death: How Caffeine Can Kill a Healthy Person

Dr. Meggs said it's hard to know at what point a caffeine overdose happens. The doctor adds that this "storm" throws the heart out of rhythm, and reveals that rhythm is an extremely important aspect of a strong heart. USA Today reports that this equates to about four cups of coffee, give or take. In the United States, doctors have warned that adolescents should never consume energy drinks, and the number of individuals ending up in hospital after one too many cans of Red Bull and the like ...

Author: 0 WHO assembly set to choose next chief among 3 candidates

The former health minister has been dogged by allegations that he covered up cholera outbreaks while he worked in Ethiopia , and protesters have occasionally interrupted proceedings at this week's meeting. "He will bring great insight and the political leadership necessary to restore trust in the World Health Organization at a critical moment in its history", said Dr.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande reacts to fatal Manchester explosion: 'Broken'

A statement issued by Runshaw this morning said: "It is with enormous sadness that it appears that one of the people who lost their lives in Monday's Manchester attack was one of our students here at Runshaw College". Britain has been on high alert for a major attack for several years, with authorities saying that a mass-casualty attack was likely. Sign up to receive the Balance of Power newsletter in your inbox, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook for more.

Author: 0 Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' in Manchester terror attack

Abbas , who said Trump's efforts gave him hope, stressed that the Palestinians' conflict with Israel was not religious. He also faces mounting difficulties at home, where he is struggling to contain a scandal after firing James Comey as FBI director two weeks ago, and a widening investigation into his administration's connections to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 President Uhuru Kenyatta condemns the Manchester terror attack

Greater Manchester Police said 19 people were confirmed dead after the explosion at Manchester Arena . Strangers who jumped into action to offer help played a key role in the response to the deadly blast inside a crowded arena in Manchester, England that killed 22 and injured dozens more.

Medical 25 wounded in Bangkok military hospital bomb blast
Author: 0 25 wounded in Bangkok military hospital bomb blast

The explosion wounded 21 people, one of them severely, said Lt Gen Saroj Kiewkajee, a hospital official. The New York-based rights group said authorities should conduct a prompt, impartial, and transparent investigation into the bombing and ensure full respect for due process rights.

Author: 0 United Nations agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

It said the health zone at Likati some 1,300 km from Kinshasa was very hard to access but stressed it was crucial to pinpoint who had had contact with those affected in order to nip the latest outbreak in the bud. The driver also fell ill and later died. UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic told a press briefing here on Friday that the recent arrivals included people with severe wounds and burn injuries, who have been transferred to a local hospital to receive urgent medical attention.

Author: 0 Examples Of People Being Heroes In The Manchester Bombing

She took them to a nearby hotel, and quickly shared a contact number on social media along with a message for any anxious parents that might be looking for their children. Speculation that a large group of unaccompanied children had sought refuge in a hotel close to the MEN began to gather after a series of Facebook posts from a member of the public in the immediate aftermath of the attack.

Medical Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq — UN Official
Author: 0 Islamic State's Days Numbered in Iraq — UN Official

Assistance Mission in Iraq, Jan Kubis, told Security Council members Monday. All five bridges connecting the two sides of the city bisected by the Tigris were struck by the USA -led coalition in order to hinder the militants' movements in the early stages of the campaign to retake Mosul a year ago.

Medical Trump budget slams safety-net programs for poor
Author: 0 Trump budget slams safety-net programs for poor

Harold Rogers of Kentucky, the chairman of a House appropriations subcommittee, said, according to The Washington Post . The budget doesn't explicitly address high drug costs, though Trump has frequently inveighed against drug prices, telling Congress in February that it should "work to bring down the artificially high price of drugs and bring them down immediately".

Medical Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids
Author: 0 Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

However, the measure stalled in the House. "Governor Abbott has said he would demand action on this in a special session, and the House chose to dispose of the issue in this way". The Texas Senate voted Monday to attach a modest voucher plan to a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that already cleared the House - potentially dooming an effort to pump an extra $1.6 billion into classrooms and begin overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education.

Medical Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools
Author: 0 Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools

The Human Rights Campaign notes HB 3859 , which was authored by Republican State Rep. James Frank , "could also lead to concrete harm to children in care; it would forbid the state from cancelling a state contract with an agency that subjected children in their care to unsafe practices such as so-called 'conversion therapy'".

Author: 0 Palestinians ready to 'reach for peace'

Trump wrote "This was a great honor - peace!" before signing his name in the wall's guest book. Trump will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Tuesday and the Palestinian leader said he hoped the meeting could be "useful and fruitful ..." While there was reportedly some disquiet in Israel over the USA administration's signing of arms deals with the Saudi monarchy that could total some $350 billion over the next decade, the speech and the ...

Author: 0 UK's Lib Dem Promises Referendum on EU Deal With Option to Remain

Sitting a distant third place in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 vote, the Lib Dems are styling themselves as the party of the 48 percent who voted previous year to remain in the European Union . The party says its plan to keep Scotland and the United Kingdom in the European Union single market no matter what will "remove the basis for the SNP's divisive proposed referendum on independence".

Medical Israel, Palestinians Gear Up for Trump Visit
Author: 0 Israel, Palestinians Gear Up for Trump Visit

Both Palestinians and Israelis will be on alert to see what language Trump uses when he meets Abbas. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said it had no comment on the report. Israel, created in 1948, annexed East Jerusalem in 1967. "Sadly, every U.S. President since then has taken advantage of a provision in the law allowing its requirements to be waived for six months if 'necessary to protect the national security interests of the United States.' Such suspensions ...

Author: 0 Trump budget plan slashes food stamps, healthcare for poor

Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney , right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill , Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington .

Medical Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards
Author: 0 Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

In a statement Monday, the Turkish foreign ministry alleged that US security personnel had taken "aggressive and unprofessional actions". The U.S. summoned Turkey's U.S. A dramatic video surfaced of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards violently assaulting protestors outside Turkey's embassy in Washington DC .

Medical President Trump calls for unity against terrorism
Author: 0 President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner joined her father and wife Melania on the trip, Donald's first as President of the United States . The Obama administration's nuclear negotiations further fueled Gulf nations' worries about Iran's regional intentions, especially as it backs Shiite militias fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and supported the government of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad that many had opposed through supporting rebel groups there.

Medical Parents, step away from the fruit juice
Author: 0 Parents, step away from the fruit juice

The academy recommends that children between the ages of four and six restrict their juice intake to no more than 177 milliliters a day, while children between seven and 18 should limit their fruit juice consumption to 236 milliliters. One of the most common questions parents ask pediatricians is how much fruit juice they should give their children, the group says on the AAP website , which details the changes.

Medical US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen
Author: 0 US raid kills 7 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

Tribal members said explosions were heard in al-Sirim, followed by helicopters and gunfire. Officials and tribesmen also told AP that there was a separate bombing in nearby Bayda province, but did not elaborate on details or possible casualties.

Author: 0 Ford fires its CEO as it tries to prepare for the future

Ford, once the most financially secure of the "Big Three" Detroit automakers, reported record profit in 2015, but now finds itself under pressure on all sides as overall U.S. sales are down this year in part because it doesn't have offerings in popular segments like subcompact SUVs and midsize pickups. Among Fields' bets on technology is a plan to invest $1 billion over the next five years in tech startup Argo AI.

Author: 0 Birmingham vigil to show support for Manchester after attack

He offered his support to the families of the victims, and paid tribute to locals who had opened their doors to strangers and offered shelter to those fleeing the Manchester Arena and evacuated areas. Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have suspended campaigning in the general election. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims of people who are still in hospital, in some cases fighting for their lives, and as a city we will have to take some time to ...

Medical Southern California beach closed again due to sharks
Author: 0 Southern California beach closed again due to sharks

Then, shortly before 4:00 PM, an Orange County Sheriff's Department Helicopter spotted around 25 total sharks from the air, including 12 sharks grouped together less than 100 yards off North Beach. "One at the end of the pier that an actual fisherman caught, and the second one was not caught but seen from the pier as well", Mellott told KPCC. A drone operator captured video of the catch.

Author: 0 Mother says sunscreen gave her daughter severe burns

After repeated visits to the hospital that only left the girl's face redder and more swollen, a dermatologist said the usually happy little toddler had suffered "caustic burn from something in the sunscreen ". There have also been separate concerns raised over a potential danger from inhaling sunscreen when its sprayed. He suggests mineral block sunscreens , which contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, until a child is older.

Medical Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
Author: 0 Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

According to the East Bay Times , Martin Galindo, 37, of Antioch was declared brain-dead and taken off of life support Thursday night in a San Francisco hospital. "Gehl's facilities remain safe for food production and all of our food samples continue to test negative for any contaminants", the statement continued.