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FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

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The "decision by the Trump administration to delay a new round of food labeling mandates was the right decision", Michelle Minton, a consumer policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, wrote in a statement . "The longer you draw this out, the more confusing the marketplace becomes", he said. "There's just been a lot of pressure to extend the deadline", Figel said. Read More »

Drones carrying defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

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In a small town to the north of Stockholm, they carried out 18 test flights using an 8-rotar drone with a maximum cruising speed of 47 miles per hour (75 km/h). "We know that for each minute that CPR and defibrillation are delayed, survival from cardiac arrest decreases". The researchers used a small heart defibrillator weighing less than two pounds, featuring an electronic voice that gives instructions on how to use the device. Read More »

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site

A USA missile defense site in South Korea was photographed by a North Korean drone last week, according to Seoul's Defense Ministry . About 10 of them were aerial shots of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system - more than 100 miles away from the border - which is created to shoot North Korea's ballistic missiles down before they can do damage, the official said . Read More »

Almost a third of world population obese or overweight, study shows

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Four million deaths in 2015 were linked to having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 24.5, indicating a person is overweight, or of 30 or more, indicating obesity. Almost a third of the world's population is obese or overweight and an increasing number of people are dying of related health problems, creating a "disturbing global public health crisis", according to a new study. Read More »

Atty. Gen. Sessions to testify next week in response to Comey hearing

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Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey this week. When the two men were alone, the ex-FBI director said, Trump urged Comey to stop the investigation into fired national security advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »

Doctors remove almost 30 pounds of poop from man's colon

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According to a report in the Daily Mail , Hai was resorting to laxatives to stimulate stool passing, but they offered little or no relief. According to Inverse Science , Dr Yin Lu said the procedure lasted three hours and that they had successfully removed the enlarged body part. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn's Election Chances Continue to Grow With Help of Female Voters

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She continued: "I could have stayed on doing that job for another couple of years and not called an election". Mrs May was first up for a grilling, being forced to defend her record as Home Secretary and Prime Minister after being accused by voter Abigail Eatock of "broken promises and backtracking" - over deciding to call an early election and her social care plans - within minutes of the show starting. Read More »

Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems In 39 States Total

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After the Obama administration complained to Russian Federation about the aggressive intrusions, Moscow asked for more information and said it would investigate the allegations, Bloomberg reported . "They will be back". Putin has consistently denied Russia hacked the election, but earlier this month stated he could not rule out "patriotic" Russians conducting some kind of hacking effort. Read More »

Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

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She told the influential 1922 Committee of backbench MPs that she had got the party into " this mess " by calling the snap election, but she would " get us out of it ". Brexit Secretary David Davis revealed that discussions on the terms of the UK's exit package from the European Union might have to be postponed from the scheduled start date of 19 June to allow more time for the Government to prepare. Read More »

Diabetes Drug Invocana Reduces Heart Problems

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Lead researcher Professor Bruce Neal, from the George Institute for Global Health , said: " Coronary heart disease is the biggest killer by far for people with type 2 diabetes ". What we have done is show that the earlier results were not just a one-off. This means more sugar passes harmlessly through the body, and glucose levels drop. Read More »

Fresh unrest in Darjeeling amid indefinite shutdown

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He slammed West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and advised her to stay out as "the people of Darjeeling are well-equipped to take care of themselves". "We have also written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh apprising him as to how West Bengal suppresses us", he added. Concerned over continuing violence in Darjeeling , the centre is closely monitoring the situation in the hill district and is ready to offer all assistance to the West Bengal government to restore normalcy, an official said ... Read More »

Divided Puerto Ricans head to polls to vote on U.S. statehood

Congress should act upon. Last month, Rossello said that being incorporated into the US would allow Puerto Rico to become a "diplomatic center and a business center of the Americas", Florida's WLRN reported . But the ballot's previous language prompted calls by opposition parties to boycott what they saw as a rigged vote. Those who remain behind have faced new taxes and higher utility bills on an island where food is 22 percent more expensive than the USA mainland and public services are ... Read More »

Global Automotive Electric Fuel Pumps Market Research Report 2017

This report segments the global CMTS or QAM market on the basis of types , Integrated CMTS (I-CMTS) and Modular CMTS (M-CMTS). This results in the up surge of the global Children'S Toy industry.In addition to this, many other global factors do have a great affect, positive as well as negative, on the Children'S Toy market . Read More »

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces vs militants

A US P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen over the town on Friday. The aircraft flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward. The Filipino leader didn't provide any additional evidence. Maute's husband, Cayamora, was arrested at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Davao on Tuesday. Read More »

Network Ten in two-day trading halt as board mulls debt options

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Shares in Ten have been placed in a trading halt after Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon - who own stakes through their respective private investment vehicles Illyria and Birketu - said they will no longer guarantee its debt when its current debt facility expires on December 23. Read More »

3265 women with Irish addresses travelled for abortions

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As the girl did not display signs of mental illness, she could not be detained under the Mental Health Act. It seems unlikely that this was the correct treatment for this girl, given that after the appointment of a guardian ad litem - who acts in a lawsuit on behalf of a child - and an assessment by two more psychiatrists, the court ruled that she was not mentally ill and was free to leave the unit. Read More »

Supporters Stage Rally for Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner at Union Square

In one notation she wrote: "I want to burn the White House down", Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Solari told the judge. Her lawyer says he will argue for her release. While the document doesn't say the hacking changed any votes, the publication said it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some elements of the voting system, with disconcertingly uncertain results". Read More »

Trump Says He Is '100%' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey

He testified that Trump invited him to a private dinner at the White House on January 27, where the president said , "I need loyalty". "I would be glad to tell him exactly what i just told you, Jon", Trump answered. In a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday, Trump suggested that Comey lied under oath when he told the Senate Intelligence Committee about Trump's Flynn request. Read More »

Smoking materials blamed for massive Massachusetts blaze

Heavy smoke billowed from 118 Bennington St.as firefighters battled a multi-alarm fire that impacted several buildings, with three buildings eventually deemed a total loss. An area school had been opened as a shelter for people who lost their homes in the blaze. In all, 18 fire departments from Essex and Middlesex counties sent trucks and firefighters. Read More »

SNP: Theresa May's Brexit policies 'must be scrapped'

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Scottish National Party ( SNP ) leader Nicola Sturgeon's continued support for a second independence referendum appears to be backfiring. FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party leader Ruth Davidson speak during a general election campaign visit to a removals depot in Edinburgh , Scotland, June 5, 2017. Read More »

Greenpeace: Gove has a lot to prove on the environment

Michael Gove has made a shock return to Government as Theresa May carried out a post-election Cabinet reshuffle. Theresa May has appointed her close friend Damian Green to fill in the position of First Secretary of State as pressure mounts on the Prime Minister to resign. Read More »

Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Sharif's office issued a statement on Tuesday, following his return from Saudi Arabia . However, if the situation becomes critical, the Qatari government can liquidate some of its overseas assets and provide the funds to its banking system, much as Saudi Arabia did previous year when its banks faced a funding squeeze due to low oil prices, he said. Read More »

Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election

Elsewhere in Europe's biggest economies, Spanish pundits who have themselves endured multiple party deadlocks in recent elections, lambasted May's decision to impose the risk of a similar outcome with her decision to call the election. "If this is a minority Conservative government, then it might be a government that doesn't last very long, and we might head for another election", said Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London . Read More »

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

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According to AdvertisingAge , the ads started popping up in NY over the weekend, including at a train station. "But we'd be happy to talk about our ties to Russian Federation under oath", the new ad reads according to The Telegraph. The timing obviously couldn't be better, since that's nearly verbatim what Trump said he'd be willing to do on Friday, following James Comey's Senate testimony . Read More »

Three arrested in connection with London Bridge terror attack

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They said he is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent who lived in East London , and that he had not been a subject of interest for either police or the MI5 intelligence agency. He was not charged, but local police monitored him carefully and tipped off Britain when he subsequently moved to London . - Butt briefly worked for Transport for London , the entity that oversees the city's public transport system. Read More »

Missouri lawmaker criticizes special session

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He wants lawmakers to overturn a St. Louis ordinance that bans discrimination based on abortion, pregnancies and other "reproductive health decisions". The lawsuit challenges the legality of the St. Louis anti-discrimination ordinance. Sen. Bob Onder, a Republican from Lake St. Louis, said the Republican majorities in the House and Senate likely will send the governor legislation addressing his call to action. Read More »

Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

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Labour needed to capture the imagination of the youth, but it turned out there were plenty of bored young people online happy to do their work for them and mock up memes that presented Theresa May as a malfunctioning robot and Jeremy Corbyn as "the absolute boy". Read More »

May puts friend Damian Green in key cabinet post

Michael Gove , the former Education and Justice Secretary, has been appointed by May as the Environment Secretary. Patel holds on to her position as the senior-most Indian-origin Cabinet minister and will remain in charge as the secretary of state for global development in the new government, which May said will focus on delivering a successful Brexit. Read More »

Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United

Even though it appeared that Ibrahimovic's release by United was the final chapter of his brief and glorious career at Old Trafford , there is still a chance that he could be back in a red shirt at the start of 2018. Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League looks to have prompted a shake-up of their first team squad with Victor Anichebe, Sebastian Larsson, Joleon Lescott, John O'Shea and Steven Pienaar all deemed surplus to requirements. Read More »

Three more arrests in London terror probe

Counter-terror agencies were already under intense scrutiny after it was revealed Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, were also known to security services. His sister Isabel wrote on Facebook Wednesday: "My brother Ignacio tried to stop some terrorists and lost his life trying to save others". If the body is identified as his, he would be an eighth victim. Read More »

General Election 2017: Millions of voters head to the polls

The exit poll also pointed to a significant decline in fortunes for the Scottish National Party. The exit poll suggested the Conservatives would be 12 short of an overall majority. By contrast, people aged 65 and over divide 62% for Conservatives and 19% for Labour. In 1992, the poll said the country was heading for a hung parliament with John Major's Conservative Party predicted to "just get more seats than Labour". Read More »

Different voices heard on AIADMK merger

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Panneerselvam told the media here: "After the setting up of the negotiation team, they started playing a drama". The ruling faction said Dinakaran will be kept away from party affairs but remained silent on the demand for dismissing Sasikala and Dinakaran from the party's primary membership. Read More »

Pound flat and markets hold steady as Britain goes to the polls

The British currency lost as much as 3 cents against the dollar by Friday as the results confirmed exit poll predictions that Prime Minister Theresa May had failed in her gambit to gain a stronger majority for those Brexit talks. However, others believe that a hung parliament increases the likelihood of a softer Brexit, which could be supporting the pound and preventing it going into freefall. Read More »