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US mulling extending carry-on computer ban to Europe


If the Department of Homeland Security does chose to expand the large electronic ban, it would likely be an inconvenience to many travelers. DHS officials, however, are still deciding where and how the new restrictions will be implemented. Terrorist groups continue to target commercial aviation by "smuggling explosive devices in various consumer products", according to CNN . In March, electronics were banned from several airports in the Middle East. Read More »

Bumble Bee Foods fined $25 million, admits price fixing


According to a statement by the DOJ, Bumble Bee colluded to increase tuna prices from 2011 through 2013. Bumble Bee and the coconspirators then went on to negotiate prices with its grocery suppliers and grocery store customers "in accordance with the agreements and mutual understandings reached", according to the Department of Justice. Read More »

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction


The New England Patriots dropped the promising tight end from its roster after his arrest. Hernandez had a $41-million National Football League contract when he was arrested at his home in June 2013 and charged with murder. But Garsh rejected the argument that Hernandez had forfeited his right to appeal by taking his own life, saying no one can ever know for sure why Hernandez killed himself. Read More »

Some 2000 People Evacuated in Canada Due to Heavy Flooding

In British Columbia, rain combined with warm temperatures have accelerated the melting of the snowpack, which has resulted in flooding and mudslides throughout the province. A 76-year-old man is still unaccounted for following a landslide in Tappen, BC, on Saturday and teams there are also on site. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has approved Ontario's request for federal assistance for communities affected by the weekend's heavy floods. Read More »

Senate confirms Gottlieb as FDA commissioner


Scott Gottlieb's confirmation to the post of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner". The Senate voted 57-42 in favor of Gottlieb, a conservative physician and former deputy FDA commissioner under George W. In particular, Gottlieb was a paid expert witness for Cephalon when the company was sued for improperly marketing fentanyl, a powerful opioid that is now linked to hundreds of overdose deaths. Read More »

Bomb wounds 20 at supermarket in southern Thailand


About 10 minutes after the first blast, a second bomb blast occurred outside the building, damaging the structure and causing a fire. After the blasts, security checkpoints were set up along all the routes around Pattani to look for suspects involved in the bomb attack. Read More »

Montreal declares state of emergency over floods

The Canadian military said in a release that approximately 800 additional soldiers were deployed in Quebec on Sunday, joining more than 400 troops already assisting with the flood effort in the province. There did not appear to be any boats in the water in Olcott, although there were many in their winter shrinkwrap waiting to be lowered into the water in a longtime traditional fishing and boating area, heavily dependent on summer spending. Read More »

Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs


That's a reality especially relevant with the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act last winter, which will provide funding to the FDA over the next ten years to speed up the drug approval process, among other provisions. He said that both the FDA and Merck, the maker of Vioxx, had failed their duty to safeguard public health by not examining Vioxx for potential cardiovascular problems, which forced the drug's withdrawal in 2004. Read More »

Former Obama Officials Sally Yates, James Clapper Testify On Russia


Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who also testified, said he stood by past assertions that he had not seen evidence of such collusion but also declined to comment on classified matters. "Ask Sally Yates , under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to W.H. Counsel", Trump tweeted , referring to Yates' conversation with White House counsel Donald McGahn. Read More »

Maharashtra govt bans sale of junk food in school canteens


But this does not stop children from carrying junk food in their lunch boxes. However, this ban which is enforced on state-affiliated schools mainly, don't have cafeterias, but they do sell food through outsiders/vendors where HFSS food is served in high proportions. Read More »

New Dove bodywash ads generate stir on social media


Actually, that day is here, and so are reactions to Dove's ill-advised campaign. But the United Kingdom branch of the company ran into trolls with its latest stunt which says " beauty comes in all shapes and sizes ". - chekov's mankrik (@vrunt) May 8, 2017 @ FastCompany @Dove These are only realistic body types for The Muses from Hercules . Twitter users were not alone in doling out the snark. Read More »

Häagen-Dazs is giving away FREE cones today


Tuesday. In case you've ever wondered what Haagen-Dazs means, the answer is nothing . This year, in a move that sounds like Cheerios ' recent bee-centered efforts, the ice cream chain is asking its customers to plant wildflowers native to their local area to support the bee population, in light of the decline of honeybee colonies. Read More »

More than 1m applications to register to vote made since election called


Many voters celebrated the election, taking photos at polling stations , sharing them on social media and encouraging fellow citizens to take part in the vote. In the Boundary-Similkameen out of 40,082 registered voters, a total of 8,782 came out place their vote at the advance polls. People will not be able to vote on 8 June unless they have registered by Monday 22 May, and anyone who has moved recently should ensure their address details are correct. Read More »

Tillerson calls for balancing USA security interests, values

Southeast Asian nations generally welcome cordial ties between the two powers but worry about whether secret deal-making might undercut Washington's willingness to stand up for their claims. "When we see you are not implementing, we see companies or we see individuals that are violating sanctions we are going to contact you, we are going to ask you to take care of it", he said. Read More »

Rohit, Shami included in India's squad for Champions Trophy

Shami has been sharpening his white ball skills under the guidance of Zaheer khan, an exponent of swing and reverse swing, in the Delhi Daredevils team. We would certainly give hundred per cent and the rest is down to luck. Perhaps, the inclusion of Manish Pandey instead of an extra spinner was a talking point but MSK Prasad, the chairman of selectors, was at pains to point that out it was exclusively due to the quality of India's two spinners, Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin , that a third ... Read More »

Conservatives pledge to scrap Mental Health Act

You are invited to join with women from our community at the Keeping It INSANELY Real, Women's Mental Health Symposium. The need for early intervention and bringing services together were some improvements suggested for South Australia's mental health services during Commissioner Chris Burn's visit to Port Lincoln on Monday. Read More »

USA could use government shutdown


Reps. Adrian Smith, R-Neb., and David Young, R-Iowa, voted in favor of the spending bill, as did Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb. "This is the Congress-there's separation of powers-and we appropriate", said Sen. President Donald Trump signed his first piece of major legislation on Friday, a $1 trillion spending bill to keep the government operating through September. Read More »

A lamb foetus grew in this artificial womb for four weeks


A group of researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have succeeded at keeping several premature lambs alive for several weeks by "bagging" them in artificial wombs similar to plastic bags. "One day this technique is likely to be part of the options for the management of extreme prematurity ", he said . But the artificial womb could help revolutionize the process and extend human viability for babies that are not able to remain inside a human womb for whatever ... Read More »

Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims

A 13-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is examining a ruling that blocks the administration from temporarily barring new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. An earlier version of the ban was also blocked by the courts. "I mean, if it's still on the website, if the president's words were being used against him in court today, is it worth you clarifying that once and for all". Read More »

Lyme disease rising in parts of Europe, North America


Summer is almost here, and it's bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. Jacobs was an advocate for $400,000 that was included in the recently enacted state budget to combat Lyme and tick-borne diseases. The Powassan virus was first discovered in Ontario in 1958. For people living in and around the Great Lakes and northeastern region of the USA may need to take more precautions before heading out for a hike in the woods. Read More »

What Are Analysts Suggestions On MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG)

Now the shares of MiMedx Group, Inc. Aegis Capital initiated the shares of MDXG in report on Tuesday, November 8 with "Buy" rating. The stock of CafePress Inc (NASDAQ:PRSS) is a huge mover today! Harvest Capital Strategies Llc acquired 120,000 shares as Green Plains Inc (GPRE)'s stock rose 7.28%. Read More »

Premature lamb successfully grown in plastic womb offers hope for human babies

Today, premature babies weighing as little as a 450 grams are hooked to ventilators and other machines inside little special capsules. At the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, doctors are aiming for a gentler solution. At that point in their development, neither lambs nor human babies can survive outside the womb on their own. It's now an electrolyte solution; he's working to add other factors to make it more like real amniotic fluid. Read More »

Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

In contrast, she said, "it was appropriate for us to look at the intent behind the president's actions, and the intent is laid out in his statements". Graham also asked Yates and Clapper about surveillance and the unmasking process, which involves revealing a USA citizen's identity in intelligence reports. Read More »

Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. running for California House seat


FILE- In this May 10, 2013, file photo, actor Antonio Sabato Jr. Sabato catapulted to political prominence past year at the Republican National Convention , pumping up the crowd with his speech on the first night. In an interview at the time, he said that that then-President Obama was a Muslim, which is not true. "I don't believe he is" a Christian. Strategist Jeff Corless will serve as a top advisor. Read More »

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, another group that helped to produce the collaborative message, urged countries to move forward with lowering carbon emissions "regardless of what the USA administration does", Reuters reported . Read More »

Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

Palk of Oklahoma and Damien M. Schiff of California. President Donald Trump on May 8, 2017, announced 10 judicial candidate nominations. "President Trump is building on the success of his nomination of Justice Gorsuch with an outstanding new slate of nominees for the lower federal courts", said Carrie Severino, chief counsel of the Judicial Crisis Network. Read More »

Softball Selected as NCAA Regional Host As Bracket is Announced


The Cardinals received a First Round bye and will play the victor of MIT (12-8) and Gwynedd Mercy (14-0) in the Second Round on Saturday, May 13 . The Rams (15-4) punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a 5-2 victory over St. More info on the Championships. Top-seeded and No. 3-ranked North Georgia (44-10) will host the other Southeast Regional, with No. 4 seed Limestone (43-11), No. Read More »

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

Col. Ron Fehlen, X-37B program manager. This fourth mission (OTV-4) of the X-37B broke the record for the most time the space plane has spent in space on Sunday, May 7, 2017 . It landed after completing a classified mission which lasted for two years, as per the Air Force. The space plane conducted on-orbit experiments for 718 days during this mission, extending the total number of days spent in space to 2,085. Read More »

ND health care industry restrained in response to GOP's Obamacare replacement

Before the Affordable Care Act , pregnancy was considered a pre-existing condition , and insurers frequently denied coverage because of it. The GOP bill would no longer tie subsidies to incomes but instead link them to age. No Democrats voted for the bill and 20 Republicans voted against it, including five from NY and New Jersey. Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Upper Arlington, represents Athens County as part of the 15th district. Read More »

UNICEF Welcomes Release Of 80 Chibok Schoolgirls Abducted By Boko Haram

The girls were flown on Sunday to the Nigerian capital of Abuja where they were to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. A faction of Nigeria's main opposition People's Democratic Party led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi Sunday criticised the prisoner swap deal that led to the release of another 82 Chibok girls on Saturday. Read More »