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Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

The growing number of questions being raised is seeing grief and disbelief turn to anger. London Fire chief Dany Cotton said that the intensity of the blaze was unlike anything she had ever seen, sentiments echoed by the prince. "Mohammed came to this country for safety and the United Kingdom failed to protect him". "Someone needs to be held accountable!" people shouted at London Mayor Sadiq Khan when he visited on Thursday to pay his respects. Read More »

Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said . The death toll from Wednesday's fire has risen to 30 confirmed fatalities. The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William visited a local sports center where Grenfell residents who lost their homes are being temporarily accommodated. Read More »

World Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Paris Climate Pact After Trump Pulls Out


On Friday, nobody at the White House was able to say whether Trump believed in climate change. Michael Bloomberg is pledging to fill a funding gap created by President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, offering up to $15 million to support the United Nations agency that helps countries implement the agreement . Read More »

US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Vessel Off Coast Of Japan

The two ships collided about 2:30 a.m. local time in the Pacific Ocean about 56 nautical miles from the port of Yokosuka and 12 miles off the Izu Peninsula, the Japanese coast guard said. "The extent of number of personnel injuries is being determined", the 7th Fleet said in a statement earlier. At around 29,000 tons displacement, the ship is about three times the size of the US warship, and was carrying 1,080 containers from the port of Nagoya to Tokyo. Read More »

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to be so happy. Kohli was undefeated again as India crushed Bangladesh by nine wickets in a commanding semi-final victory at Edgbaston - the venue where they won the 2013 Champions Trophy title - on Wednesday. Read More »

House Republicans 'can't believe' Trump called their healthcare bill 'mean'


One medicaid consumer confessed to having multiple health problems, that without his current insurance plan would mean he would not be able to afford medication. The language of the Senate's version of the American Health Care Act - which GOP leadership wants to pass before Congress leaves town for the July 4 recess - is so closely guarded that Sen. Read More »

Is coconut oil bad for you?


The coconut oil you find on your supermarket shelf typically only contains 13 to 15 percent MCT. A recent New York Times survey found that 72 percent of Americans think coconut oil is healthy but only 37 percent of nutritionists agree with them. Read More »

Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) Shares Bought by Sphera Funds Management LTD.

Horizon Pharma Plc now has $1.66 billion valuation. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. 05/09/2017 - Horizon Pharma, Inc. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Mizuho. The rating was reinitiated by Morgan Stanley with "Underweight" on Thursday, December 3. Read More »

Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations


Dan Whitten, vice president of communications at the Solar Energy Industries Association, says, "We supported the Paris Agreement when it was signed and still believe the USA should be engaged". "Together", the statement reads in part, "we will remain actively engaged with the worldwide community as part of the global effort to hold warming to under 2°C and to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy that will benefit our security, prosperity, and health". Read More »

Man Wanted for Sexual Assault Killed After Multi-State Chase


The chase ended in the suspect crashing his vehicle into a tree. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, police said in a press release. Massachusetts Thursday night. Brown was wanted on sexual assault, firearms, and stolen motor vehicle charges in Maine. MSP took up the chase after it left the Malden area. The suspect drove much of the pursuit on damaged tires after he struck stop sticks but did not stop, police said. Read More »

Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) Valuation According To Analysts

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 22,585 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 4,160 shares in the last quarter. Analyst mean recommendation rating on a stock by the analyst community is at 2.70. This number lands on a scale from 1 to 5. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Read More »

Ford F-150 and Expedition getting powertrain upgrades


The Expedition FX4 will go on sale this fall with pricing unannounced. A six-speed automatic backs the 3.3-liter engine. Ford's twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 engine carries over unchanged, producing the same 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque that it also makes in the new Expedition. Read More »

Greece gets enough to avoid another bailout trauma


Payment of the latest tranche of Greece's €86 billion bailout, agreed in 2015, has been held up for months by a row over its needs for debt relief which has pitted bailout-weary Germany against the International Monetary Fund ( IMF ). Furthermore, the Eurogroup chose to extend maturities for the country's loan payments by up to 15 years, if necessary. Under the terms of its 2015 bailout, Greece's European creditors had promised to provide cash and find a way to lighten the country's ... Read More »

Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen


Referring to speculation that negotiations could be extended until March 2019, Barnier said: " If we work seriously, I see neither the usefulness nor the interest of pushing back this date ". "You folks here make enough mess of your own elections, make enough mess of your own governments, make enough mess of your own affairs". Fewer than half of people quizzed think she should continue trying to leave the European Union on the negotiating terms she set out before the general election, ... Read More »

Can Broccoli Help Diabetics Control Blood Sugar?


Sulforaphane is a chemical found in broccoli . Most participants continued to take metformin , a drug commonly used to lower blood sugar levels in diabetics. While further research is needed to confirm whether sulforaphane might benefit patients with type 2 diabetes , this study certainly shows promise. Read More »

FDA ramps up scrutiny of anti-abuse features in opioid painkillers


If Endo does not voluntarily remove reformulated Opana ER from the market , the FDA said it would withdraw approval of the drug. Significantly, the FDA recommendation applies to a reformulated version of Opana, issued six years after the painkillers debut in 2006, that Endo had claimed would be “abuse deterrent.” That reformulation wasnt protective enough, in the FDAs view, and the agency had refused to let Endo label it as “abuse deterrent.” Last Thursdays recommendation represents a ... Read More »

May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

Talks between the Tories and Democratic Unionist Party aimed at shoring up Theresa May's position in Parliament were continuing on Wednesday. The deal is complicated by a row between the DUP and the pro-republican Sinn Fein party which led earlier this year to the collapse of the power-sharing Northern Ireland devolved assembly. Read More »

Ohio man set to appear in court in slayings of 3 women


He said he got a call from Taylor Pifer's boyfriend the next day, Sunday, and immediately knew "something had happened" to the three women, that Brinkman was to blame and he said he told police on the scene. Brinkman knew Suzanne Taylor since they were children, but investigators have not released a possible motive, according to Cleveland 19 . Brinkman was charged Tuesday in Stark County in the deaths of 71-year-old Rogell Eugene John and 64-year-old Roberta Ray John. Read More »

Toyota Sets New Lap Record During Qualifying at Le Mans


His average speed of 156.52 miles per hour eclipsed the 156.47mph lap that Hans Stuck posted in 1985 on a track configuration that didn't even include the Mulsanne Straight chicane, nor the Dunlop chicane. Vitaly Petrov turned in a best lap time of 3:25.549 in the No. 25 Oreca 07 Gibson to finish over a second clear of Oliver Jarvis in the No. 38 Jackie Chan DC Racing entry. Read More »

E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking, says research


Using the device, researchers found e-cigarettes containing a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered tobacco cigarettes in causing DNA damage. Recently, non-nicotine e-cigarettes have become widely available as well. Of the e-cigarette users, 93 percent once regularly smoked cigarettes and about 7 percent experimented with cigarette smoking. Read More »

AG Jeff Sessions Wants To Block Laws Protecting Marijuana Users

The protections Sessions is talking about, in place since 2014, are known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, and they were recently extended in an appropriations act, as Consumerist noted , meaning the Department of Justice cannot allocate funds to the prosecution of medical marijuana possession, cultivation, or sale until at least September 30. Read More »

EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations


The Secretary of State this morning confirmed that discussions with European Union leaders will take place next week, but claimed his services will be needed for the Queen's Speech which is also due to take place on the 19th. It includes money, they want to talk about that, we think it should come later, and Northern Ireland". This means Britain is now without an official government. Read More »

Varnish mulls legal action against British Cycling


In a way I'm glad they have used this language because it shows what the people are like in there ( British Cycling ). "I am insulted", she told The Times . Several allegations were removed from the draft, cutting its length by seven pages, and numerous sections about Sutton were more nuanced. Phelps, though, denied the report was a whitewash and explained they had utilized a process known as "Maxwellisation", which allows those named and shamed in the draft report the right to reply and ... Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game to Proceed Despite Shooting


Scalise , the third-ranking Republican in the House, was shot in the hip and remains in critical condition . "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding", the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Teen Smoking, E-Cigarette Use Down in 2016


The dramatically low numbers of eight percent for past 30-day cigarette use by high school students, a decline of 1.3 percentage points from 2015 and a 4.7 percentage point decrease since 2013, are no accident and show the combined power of public-education campaigns targeted to youth, like truth® and the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) The Real Cost campaign as well as the CDC's " Tips From Former Smokers ". Read More »

BJP, opposition hold parleys on Presidential election


Bharathi and NCP's Praful Patel- would formulate the Opposition's strategy. Naidu, however, "appealed to all that they should go by the mandate of the people which is for this government", in what is seen as a subtle message to Opposition parties to be agreeable to the BJP-led NDA's choice for the top constitutional post. Read More »

Alabama in the MLB Draft: Day 3 updates


LHP Karl Cragie (SR) 34 RoundKargie was drafted in the 34 round (#1019 overall) by the Miami Marlins . "It was a proud day for our coaching staff to watch the draft and see these young men realizing goals that had been discussed in the recruiting process years ago", Schwartz added. Read More »

Two Georgia inmates remain on run after two prison guards killed

Putnam County, Georgia, Sheriff Howard Sills said earlier today the public was in "grave danger" and that authorities did not know where the unsafe inmates were. The sheriff's office said Tuesday afternoon that authorities didn't know what the prisoners are wearing and believed that they most likely had shed their prison uniforms. Read More »

First West Nile Virus case of 2017 reported


Standing water can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes that carry the virus. When used as directed, EPA-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children over six months old. The positive mosquitoes, which are the first detected in the state this year, were collected by the Bannock County Mosquito Abatement District. The virus is transmitted to a human by a mosquito that previously bit an infected bird. Read More »

Fever during pregnancy linked to autism risk, study finds


Mady Hornig of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in NY. It is revealed the autism risk is increased by 34 percent if the mother gets fever of more than 99 degrees during the pregnancy period. But don't freak out if you happen to get a fever while pregnant. Researchers proposed that a fever in that period should reflect more subtle effects on the baby, mostly on brain structure. Read More »

India, Russia reject Pakistan claims of Vladimir Putin's offer to mediate


Pakistan Prime minister Nawaz Sharif had met Putin in Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit held in Kazakhstan earlier this month, Zakaria said. On the contrary, Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that countries in the region and the United Nations gradually realised India's "unprovoked hostility" along the Jammu and Kashmir Border and how it threatened peace. Read More »