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Trump to visit U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
- April 26, 2017

Trump, whose administration has been plagued with accusations of anti-Semitism, has shown he is particularly sensitive to those charges. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday accused French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of a new, unsafe form of Holocaust denial by disregarding European responsibility for the World War II murder of Jews. (more...)
Maria Sharapova's first opponent since doping ban questions Russian's wild card Maria Sharapova's first opponent since doping ban questions Russian's wild card
- April 26, 2017

More injury troubles followed before the bombshell announcement of her positive test for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open - where she fell in the quarter-finals to Williams, her last match before her suspension. Playing Fed Cup in Ukraine at the weekend, Goerges couldn't enter the qualifying stages in Stuttgart . "There is no reason why we should make an exception for Maria Sharapova , there is no reason why we should announce a wild card before the others". (more...)
Origin doctor, wife accused in genital mutilation case seek jail release Origin doctor, wife accused in genital mutilation case seek jail release
- April 26, 2017

Nagarwala and the Attars are believed to belong to a Muslim sect from India called Dawoodi Bohra. Since Dugger's April 13 story , a second doctor has been arrested for performing female genital mutilation, which is frequently abbreviated to FGM. (more...)
Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan
- April 26, 2017

Despite his administration's certification of Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Iran of "not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear deal. Analysts said this was not expected to be in Trump's document. Trump's best numbers came in his work on boosting American business. The Federal Reserve could raise short-term interest rates, investors might charge the government higher borrowing costs and a stronger dollar could temper growth ... (more...)
Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus
- April 26, 2017

Check out Maria Sharapova practicing ahead of the Stuttgart Open. "Wow, wow, wow - Why so many journalists?" Will there be ring rust or could she hit the ground running against Vinci? Daily Telegraph writer Simon Briggs broke the news yesterday , revealing the French Open will not give the former champion a main draw wildcard but instead likely offer her one into the qualifying. (more...)
US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant
- April 26, 2017

Pyongyang's forces reportedly held its largest military drill as a show of strength against the US and South Korea's increasing pressure. The White House is planning to brief senators about North Korea on Wednesday as Trump weighs options for dealing with the regime, which also reportedly detained a USA citizen last weekend. (more...)
Showers develop with cooler temperatures Showers develop with cooler temperatures
- April 26, 2017

Be on guard for strong to severe storms on Wednesday afternoon into the evening. Friday may see a brief morning shower with a mix of clouds and sun for the afternoon. This strong storm system and its associated winds are expected to stir up the ocean quite a bit. Get settled in, we're not done with this wet weather yet! Sunday: Chance for a shower, otherwise mostly cloudy, cooler. (more...)
FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet
- April 26, 2017

According to the FDA, the agency issued 90 warning letters over the past 10 years, targeting companies that market "hundreds of fraudulent products making cancer claims". 'Hoping to skirt the law on a technicality, some sellers made false claims and then in small print provided a disclaimer that their products are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease'. (more...)
End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era
- April 26, 2017

The Oilers had the only power play of the period. "Connor was tremendous. His line was excellent". "He was pretty tight on me", Draisaitl said of Braun, who was draped over him when the two reached the net. Edmonton went onto to win that series 4-1. Ottawa advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals by beating the Boston Bruins 3-2 in overtime on Sunday for a 4-2 series win. (more...)
Hash Browns Recalled Because They May Contain Chopped Up Golf Balls Hash Browns Recalled Because They May Contain Chopped Up Golf Balls
- April 26, 2017

It is also recalling Roundy's Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns from Marianos, Metro Market, and Pick 'n Save stores in IL and Wisconsin. However, Harris Teeter's hash browns recall is much more weird than either of these scenarios as its frozen potatoes somehow got mixed up with golf balls, or "extraneous golf ball materials", according to the company. (more...)
Drivers offer tributes to the retiring Earnhardt
- April 26, 2017

He has 26 career Cup victories and is a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier Xfinity series, where he plans to race twice next year. Earnhardt might never have won a NASCAR championship, but he did win the Daytona 500 twice, along with 24 other Cup victories, and plenty will be, yes, riding on the decision. (more...)
WHO Selects Three African Countries To Test First Ever Malaria Vaccine WHO Selects Three African Countries To Test First Ever Malaria Vaccine
- April 26, 2017

Being the continent with the highest number of malaria cases, the new vaccine called the Mosquirix will be tested in Kenya , Ghana and Malawi beginning next year. While advances in the field of science should have taken care of malaria by now, the infection remains a serious threat to life, especially in Africa. (more...)
Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitis Doctor: George HW Bush dealing with chronic bronchitis
- April 26, 2017

Bush, 92, was hospitalized in Houston April 14 with a miled recurrence of a case of pneumonia he had earlier in the year. This is Bush's second stay at the Methodist this year. No father has ever been more blessed, or prouder'. He and former first lady Barbara Bush celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary in January. In January, Mr Bush was hospitalised for more than two weeks after developing pneumonia. (more...)
Minnesota measles outbreak grows to 20 cases
- April 26, 2017

Of these, 81 percent, or 593, were foreign-born. Parents of Somali Minnesotan children should contact their child's health care provider and specifically tell them the child needs the MMR vaccine. Records for the other four are still being collected. Measles symptoms include a high fever, cough, runny nose and watery eyes followed by a rash that typically spreads from head to the rest of the body. (more...)
WLRN News Wins 9 Regional Murrow Awards WLRN News Wins 9 Regional Murrow Awards
- April 26, 2017

Murrow, a journalism pioneer who set the standards for the highest quality of broadcast journalism", says the RTDNA. WBAL NewsRadio 1090 received two regional honors Tuesday from the Radio Television Digital News Association . "Remarkable journalism is being done every day in newsrooms across this country", said RTDNA Chair Vincent Duffy in a news release. RTNDA said it received almost 4,300 entries this awards season. (more...)
Compromise could address concerns over class size law Compromise could address concerns over class size law
- April 26, 2017

The phase-in is supported by authors of the original House bill and the N.C. Association of School Administrators. The fix approved Monday would seem to offer a temporary respite for districts, although the second year of the deal is still expected to reap major consequences for school districts. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers may use No. 2 pick to select QB
- April 26, 2017

Sometimes, the reality of position depth doesn't hit until closer to the draft, which can shift values for elite players at those positions in the final hours. That player won't be Garrett, but this draft is filled with impact defensive players in the first round. Berry said this year's class is "one of the deeper" ones in this year's draft, and that jives with what many analysts have said over the past few months. (more...)
Weight loss journey takes bitter turn for Egypt's Eman Weight loss journey takes bitter turn for Egypt's Eman
- April 26, 2017

In a related development, Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker, Section Chief- Bariatric Surgery, Saifee Hospital, made a decision to "resign" for her treatment. To Ms. Officials from Saifee Hospital said they have spent more than Rs 2 crore on Eman's travel, treatment and surgery and separately collected more money through donations around the world. (more...)
Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds Exercise 'keeps the mind sharp' in over-50s, study finds
- April 26, 2017

Memory, alertness, and information processing capability showed an increase from moderate exercises done for several days by middle aged people. On the downside, only people over 50 years of age are able to benefit from this type of brain power boost. (more...)
Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi civic polls Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi civic polls
- April 25, 2017

The AAP and the Congress are hoping to wrest power from the BJP, which dominated the MCD for a decade. Moreover, the election is being held after the latest delimitation exercise that restructured the civic wards. The Congress had predicted winning at least 208 wards in the MCD polls during the campaigning. That, combined with the immediate aftermath of Rajouri Garden bypoll where AAP finished a distant third and forfeited its security deposit would conclusively prove that Kejriwal, in his ... (more...)

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