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Author: 0 Kaine: 'Broken promises' in Trump budget

It didn't take long after the release of the Trump administration's first budget for the criticism from both sides of the aisle to begin. The president's budget would cut $200 billion from the program over the next 10 years, starting with a decrease of $4.6 billion in the coming year.

Medical UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing
Author: 0 UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing

Officials say soldiers will be deployed to places like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament. Earlier, US media, also quoting US security sources, identified the assailant as a suicide bomber, well before British authorities confirmed that publicly.

Author: 0 Melania and Ivanka wore veils to meet the Pope

The real difference was between President Obama and Pope Francis-on these issues and others-though the media failed to report it. Trump will attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on May 25. But Francis is all about finding common ground. Donald Trump wore the traditional yarmulke as he put his right hand on the holy wall. Secretary of Defense James Mattis sees climate change as a national security threat and likely favors staying involved, as does Trump's ...

Medical Palestinian 'Day of Rage' Protests Trump, Imprisonment and Imperial 'Peace' Calls
Author: 0 Palestinian 'Day of Rage' Protests Trump, Imprisonment and Imperial 'Peace' Calls

Rove said it was smart for the President to reassure the Saudi's that the last 8 years are over and a new chapter has begun. "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", the US President stated during his joint news conference with the Palestinian leader.

Medical Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights
Author: 0 Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights

Mulvaney argued the administration considered how various policies and deregulatory measures would help increase economic output, lifting the revenue base and helping to achieve a balanced budget. He said the $4 trillion budget is by no means cutting off people who need help. "Doing so would improve the well being of families in all demographic groups and neighborhoods across the country".

Medical Philippine police go on nationwide alert
Author: 0 Philippine police go on nationwide alert

A Catholic priest and a number of worshipers have been taken hostage after Islamic State-linked militants besieged the southern Philippine city of Marawi and beheaded a police chief there. The Catholic church said militants were using Christians and a priest as human shields and had contacted cardinals with threats to execute hostages unless government troops withdrew.

Author: 0 Manchester concert bomber was known to United Kingdom security services

Monday's terror attack has raised the terror threat to be raised to critical - the highest level - which means an attack is " expected imminently ". The Sun reports Abedi had secret jihadi training during family trips to Syria and intelligence services fear he was not acting alone when he carried out the atrocity that ISIS has claimed responsibility for.

Author: 0 Trump's $4.1T Budget Relies on Deep Domestic Cuts

Deemed dead on arrival by congressional Democrats , Trumps $4.1 trillion budget proposal for the new year that starts October 1 disheartened some Republican lawmakers, as well. An early review by Hoene's organization also noted the Trump administration proposes the elimination of emergency food and shelter programs that provide some $20 million in help to Californians each year.

Medical Turkey slams U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards
Author: 0 Turkey slams U.S. over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

The U.S. ambassador told Turkey's government its guards violated U.S. laws, a senior U.S. official said . The Turkish embassy accuses the demonstrators of being affiliated with the PKK terror group. People gathered in front of the embassay to protest against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and show support for those he regularly cracks down in Turkey .

Author: 0 White House website captions Trump livestream as coming from 'Jerusalem, Israel'

President Barack Obama, told Trump at his official residence. Last week, according to a New York Times report, two U.S. officials, one current and one former, said Trump shared the intelligence supplied by Israel in the fight against Islamic State with the Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting earlier this month, which the American press was barred from attending.

Medical Mamata Banerjee to raise financial crisis, Ganga erosion with PM Modi
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee to raise financial crisis, Ganga erosion with PM Modi

He said the BJP's movement against the Trinamul government will remain unaffected. However, the move has not been reciprocated, at least at the state level. If the Congress and the Trinamool Congress come together, it's hardly likely that the Left will be part of such a grouping. "We will fight tooth and nail to restore democracy to the state".

Medical Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says
Author: 0 Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

These genetic blueprints shed new light on a poorly understood epidemic that's affected thousands of people in recent years. "We're the first county to have broken the cycle of Zika transmission in the United States". Georgia has already seen one case of Zika this year, according to the CDC's website. In Baltimore City, there have been 15 cases in which individuals traveled to an area with active Zika transmission and contracted the virus.

Author: 0 Colorado governor responds to President's budget proposal

Joe Lieberman to replace Comey, apparently in the mistaken belief that Democrats would embrace the onetime Democratic senator who'd subsequently betrayed the party, in the view of many, by endorsing Republican John McCain over Obama for president in 2008.

Author: 0 If Kushner has a Mideast peace plan, it's a secret so far

With his trip, Trump is trying to build an alliance with Israel and the Sunni Muslim countries he met with in Saudi Arabia, all unified against ISIS and other terrorist groups and also against Iran . In his appearance with Abbas, Trump made what many took as a reference to Palestinian payments to the families of terrorists. "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", Trump said.

Medical Magic mushrooms deemed 'safest' recreational drug by annual study
Author: 0 Magic mushrooms deemed 'safest' recreational drug by annual study

More than 12,000 people reported taking hallucinogenic mushrooms in 2016; of those people, only 0.2% of them said they needed emergency medical treatment - a rate at least five times lower than that for MDMA, LSD and cocaine. That being said, magic mushrooms appear to be relatively safe so far when you compare them to other, more risky drugs, and this isn't the first time the science community has suggested it .

Medical Many injured in pitched battles between police, Left Front protesters at Kolkata
Author: 0 Many injured in pitched battles between police, Left Front protesters at Kolkata

The protesters violently clashed with Kolkata police personnel in at least five different parts of the city. The police had imposed Section 144 ahead of the protest in Kolkata . The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) has also taken to Twitter to inform people about the roads that have been closed due to the rally. Chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, was out of the city.

Medical AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: One-year-old boy and non-custodial mother located
Author: 0 AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: One-year-old boy and non-custodial mother located

The child was last seen without wearing any clothing. Police say Solomon Isiah Rhoades was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Andrea Rhoades. Columbus police issued the alert around 12:25 a.m. Rhoades was taken to the Bartholomew County Jail on April 24, 2017 on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Resisting Law Enforcement and Possession of Marijuana.

Medical IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad
Author: 0 IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad

Muzher al-Azawi, an army commander, said the attack had been carried out by four suicide bombers, who were all killed in clashes with forces at the base. Iraqi forces, backed by a USA -led coalition, officially launched the operation to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city, in October. The Old City is the site of the Great Mosque, where the Islamic State's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, declared a "caliphate" in 2014 across parts of Iraq and Syria.

Medical WHO elects Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new Director General
Author: 0 WHO elects Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new Director General

She served briefly as health minister, and has worked on noncommunicable diseases for years as head of a nongovernmental organization. According to his director-general application , as health minister, he oversaw the creation of 3,500 health centers and 16,000 health posts, which contributed to considerably cutting child mortality rates, HIV infections, malaria deaths and deaths from tuberculosis .

Medical Caltrain gets big win with electrification funding
Author: 0 Caltrain gets big win with electrification funding

Monday's announcement includes $100 million already allocated for Caltrain this fiscal year and an additional $547 million over the next five years. "Secretary Chao has done the right thing and committed the federal government to fulfill its obligation to see this project through completion", Harris said.

Medical Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel
Author: 0 Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

The $201 million yearly average that World Health Organization spends on travel far outstrips what it reserves for some of its top programs, although those budgets sometimes include certain travel costs. Since 2013, the agency has increased its expenses dramatically on travels. It added that travel costs were reduced by 14% a year ago, although that came on the heels of an expensive Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Medical World Health Organization elects new director general
Author: 0 World Health Organization elects new director general

Dr Veronika Skvortsova, President of the World Health Assembly and Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (left), together with Dr Margaret Chan , WHO Director-General (right), after the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (centre) as the next WHO Director-General.

Author: 0 Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

The outbreak is not linked to previous Ebola flare-ups in Congo , nor the one that tore through West Africa in 2014, killing more than 11,000 people, said Tarik Jasarevic, a World Health Organization spokesman. It said the teams of experts, including epidemiologists, biologists and hygiene specialists had been dispatched to the region. In 2014, a three-month outbreak in DR Congo killed 49 people.

Medical Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case
Author: 0 Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case

The California Department of Public Health has confirmed that the nacho cheese sauce sold at the gas station has tested positive for the botulinum toxin. The cheese in question is from Gehl Foods in Wisconsin, the Sacramento Bee reports , and comes in large, shelf-stable pouches. "We immediately retested samples from the relevant lot of cheese, and it remains clear of any contamination", the Gehl's officials said, according to the Sacramento newspaper.

Medical Rand rallies on prospect of Zuma exit
Author: 0 Rand rallies on prospect of Zuma exit

Cosatu acknowledged that the decision was not consistent, which is why the organisation is now making it clear that Zuma is not welcome at Cosatu activities. "Cosatu's voice in the tripartite alliance is still important because of the political muscle they still have as a functioning organisation", Bezuidenhout said.

Author: 0 Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

However, she added, the people in the home districts of many members of Congress, as they keep seeing the details of the budget plan, are likely to tell their legislators, '"Absolutely not", she said . Dean noted that Trump's budget would reduce job training grants next year by more than $1 billion, and does not increase child care assistance, support many low-income families say they need to work.

Medical Finance committee won't take up UW budget
Author: 0 Finance committee won't take up UW budget

The increases were supposed to have been covered under Walker's budget by savings generated by moving the state to a self-insurance model but finance committee leaders have signaled they won't go that route. The committee then convened and spent four hours voting on other parts of Walker's budget. "Someone who will continue to have an impact, not just in the public policy world in terms of his direct impact, but now through this new center we'll have the ability to pass that on to future ...

Author: 0 Trump budget cuts social programs, hikes military spending

We've yet to dive into the weeds of USA president Donald Trump's latest budget proposal , but we're pleased to see he is proposing some long-overdue cuts to the federal behemoth - as much as $3.6 trillion over the coming decade, as a matter of fact.

Medical Meghan Markle arrives as Prince Harry's date for Pippa Middleton's wedding reception
Author: 0 Meghan Markle arrives as Prince Harry's date for Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

Six years after famously taking part in her sister Kate's fairy-tale wedding, Pippa will take center stage in her own lavish one. Pippa Middleton and James Matthews smile after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield. Most of the attendees changed outfits at the hall before being shuttled to the Middleton home, where English tennis ace Tim Henman was spotted arriving with Swiss tennis champ Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka .

Medical Ineos steps up North Sea drive with $1.3bn Dong deal
Author: 0 Ineos steps up North Sea drive with $1.3bn Dong deal

As part of the acquisition, Ineos, which bought DEA's and part of Fairfield's United Kingdom portfolio in 2015, will pay $150 million related to the Fredericia stabilisation plant and a contingent payment of up to $100 million subject to the development of the Rosebank field, operated by Chevron, west of Shetland.

Medical The tick-borne disease you should actually worry about
Author: 0 The tick-borne disease you should actually worry about

The bad guys here though, aren't the two-legged variety but the eight-legged kind: deer ticks that can carry Lyme disease. Join the health department on June 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.at the West Milford Council Chambers in the town hall meeting room, 1480 Union Valley Road, West Milford.

Author: 0 The UK Just Raised Its Terror Threat Level To "Critical"

The 02 arena in London in a statement said it was "shocked and deeply saddened" by the tragedy and added that security had been stepped up for all events. May said raising the threat level means military will replace police officers at some public events. Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Abedi was born and brought up in Britain.

Author: 0 North Korea Leader, Kim Jong Un Orders Ballistic Missile For Deployment

Pacific base on Guam. It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States mainland. Local media had speculated the object was a North Korean military drone. The launch "completely verified" the reliability and accuracy of the device, and its late-stage warhead guidance system, KCNA said, adding the test results were "perfect".

Medical Indonesian ex-governor to drop appeal against jail term
Author: 0 Indonesian ex-governor to drop appeal against jail term

Purnama was hauled to court a year ago to face trial for allegedly insulting Islam while campaigning for re-election, after the claims sparked major protests in Jakarta . He said the imprisoned former governor discussed his decision with his family and legal team before withdrawing his appeal. His trial, which began late last year, drove religious tension in Indonesia to its highest in years.

Author: 0 Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches

Just before the vote took place, the World Health Organization was also accused of spending more on travel than on AIDS , hepatitis, malaria and tuberculosis . Tedros was elected WHO's boss yesterday (Tuesday), in the first election conducted under new, more open and democratic rules. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price of the United States, a key WHO donor, attended the assembly and joined an outpouring of congratulatory messages.

Medical Pakistan asks ICJ for early hearing in Jadhav case
Author: 0 Pakistan asks ICJ for early hearing in Jadhav case

Pakistan officially claims that Jadhav was arrested from Balochistan Province of Pakistan on March 3 past year. Since Jadhav's arrest, India has maintained that he was abducted from Iran, where he was pursuing his business, and passed off as a spy.

Medical Fire forces hundreds to evacuate homes near Leavenworth
Author: 0 Fire forces hundreds to evacuate homes near Leavenworth

Level 3 evacuations remain in place from Sunitsch Canyon to Eagle Creek and all Spromberg Canyon. She did not know how many homes are affected by that order. An emergency evacuation center has been set up by the Red Cross at the 1st Baptist Church in downtown Leavenworth and volunteers from the Leavenworth Auxiliary have been preparing meals for firefighters at the District 3 Fire Station in Leavenworth.

Medical Theresa May reverses social care reform plan after backlash
Author: 0 Theresa May reverses social care reform plan after backlash

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Mrs May's announcement was a "triumph of spin over reality" and the policy had changed very little. "The cold hard fact is that if I lose just six seats I will lose this election , and Jeremy Corbyn will be sitting down to negotiate with the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of Europe", she said in a Facebook post.

Author: 0 Ethiopia's Tedros picked to lead World Health Organization

Prior to his election as WHO's next boss, Dr Tedros served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2012-2016) and as Minister of Health (2005-2012). The WHO, as was the case during the elimination round in January, did not release the final breakdown of votes.