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Manchester Arena terror attack: 23-year-old man arrested, says United Kingdom police Manchester Arena terror attack: 23-year-old man arrested, says United Kingdom police
- May 24, 2017

The arrest comes barely 12 hours after 22 people, including the perpetrator, were killed in a suicide attack towards the end of American pop singer Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester. The Arndale center was rebuilt after an IRA bombing in 1996. More than 200 people were injured, though no one was killed. Meanwhile, many residents in Manchester responded by offering shelter and details of where displaced people were taken after the concert. (more...)
Man dies in California botulism outbreak from nacho-cheese
- May 24, 2017

According to the health department, the nacho cheese sauce was removed from sale on May 5. Martin Galindo-Larios Jr., a 37-year-old married father of two from Antioch, died Thursday night at a hospital in San Francisco. Lavinia Kelly , a 33-year-old Sacramento mother who has filed a lawsuit, is in the intensive care unit and can not speak due to paralysis, her husband Ricky Torres said. (more...)
Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer
- May 24, 2017

President Abbas assures me he is ready to work toward that goal in good faith. In Bethlehem , Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. (more...)
S. Korea says it fired warning shots at 'balloon' from North
- May 24, 2017

The announcement further raised tensions on the peninsula following a series of ballistic missile launches by the North . North Korea's state news agency warned the USA mainland was now within striking distance. That missile launch showed that North Korea's technology seems to be getting more sophisticated, and it represented a significant advance for Kim Jung Un and his nuclear weapons program, Martin reported. (more...)
Apollo 11 relic owned by Illinois woman to be auctioned off
- May 24, 2017

The rare artifact is expected to fetch for $2 million to $4 million. The moon bag's significance in fact makes it a precious museum piece, but thanks to an inventory error, it landed up with Nancy Lee Carlson of IL after being repeatedly put on auction by the US Marshals Service. (more...)
Trump Willing To Try Engagement With North Korea Regime: Seoul Trump Willing To Try Engagement With North Korea Regime: Seoul
- May 24, 2017

Throughout the election campaign, Moon called for deployment of THAAD to be halted and the decision about its future to be taken by the new government and the country's parliament. A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a music video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a USA missile defense system, as Beijing seeks to bring its state-supported cultural forces to bear in the global dispute. (more...)
Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools
- May 24, 2017

Rep. Chris Paddie (a Republican from the East Texas town of Marshall) authored the amendment, saying it has "absolutely no intent" to discriminate to which I say "bullshit". North Carolina previous year became the first state to limit transgender bathroom access in public buildings. Opponents of the bill have vowed to fight the amendments, with rounds of lawsuits stating that the amendment forces discrimination into the state's law. (more...)
Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit Iran accuses US of 'Iranophobia' after Trump's Saudi visit
- May 24, 2017

The Trump administration in February sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice". "But maybe in one situation they achieved a partial success and that was the nuclear negotiations, where we achieved a win-win result, and that was to the benefit of Iran, the United States, P5+1 and the whole world and if the USA chooses another way, it will undoubtedly fail again". (more...)
General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow
- May 24, 2017

A CAMPAIGN encouraging young people to vote for Jeremy Corbyn is offering tickets to a party for those who register to vote in this years general election . Those increases aimed to cover $62.7 billion in spending pledges and underlined the ideological shift Labour has made since the Blair years, when one of the prime minister's closest aides, Peter Mandelson, said that Labour was "intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich as long as they pay their taxes.". (more...)
PTI condemns action against party's social media activists PTI condemns action against party's social media activists
- May 24, 2017

Over the weekend, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), which comes under the interior ministry, initially detained six people, majority active bloggers, to question them regarding their social media posts on the armed forces. Dr Faisal Ranjha, an active supporter of the PML-N on social media, has also reportedly been arrested by the FIA. "The government has no right to snatch the basic rights of the people", she said. (more...)
Quickest election u-turn ever? PM announces climbdown on 'dementia tax' after backlash Quickest election u-turn ever? PM announces climbdown on 'dementia tax' after backlash
- May 23, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May , who was on a trip to Wales on Monday (22 May) was forced to explain the proposal , assuring voters: "We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care". The Conservative manifesto did not propose a cap on care costs, meaning that someone who suffered from years of dementia - and required social care - could face hundreds of thousands of pounds in charges. (more...)
"Sickening" Manchester attack targeted "innocent children"
- May 23, 2017

Brown posted on Facebook , next to a picture of her smiling face. "I know I speak for everyone in expressing my deepest sympathy to all who have been affected by this awful event and especially to the families and friends of those who have died or were injured", the statement read. (more...)
Second case of Ebola virus confirmed by WHO
- May 23, 2017

Dr. Allarangar Yokouide, the World Health Organization representative in Congo, said the first teams of specialists should arrive in the affected area of Likati on Friday or Saturday. "Of the cases and deaths, one has been tested PCR-positive for Ebola ". Nigeria experienced the Ebola virus in July, 2014 when a Liberian American, Patrick Sawyer, who had the disease flew from Liberia to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and died five days later. (more...)
Woman leads 50 teenagers to safety from Manchester Arena following attack Woman leads 50 teenagers to safety from Manchester Arena following attack
- May 23, 2017

Paula reportedly told Reuters: 'Parents were frantic running about trying to get to their children. She took them to a nearby hotel, and quickly shared a contact number on social media along with a message for any anxious parents that might be looking for their children. (more...)
Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered — United Nations envoy Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered — United Nations envoy
- May 23, 2017

ISIS described it as an " ideal lethal poison " and its test subject, having been given it over a period of 10 days, suffered nausea, fever, swelling of his stomach and brain and eventually an excruciating death. In an operation that has lasted since October 2016, Iraqi forces backed by worldwide air forces say they have retaken the majority of the city, though many strongholds, including Mosul University, which has been severely damaged, were fortified, and booby-trapped, requiring weeks of ... (more...)
Republicans already giving Trump's budget a cold shoulder Republicans already giving Trump's budget a cold shoulder
- May 23, 2017

For years now, our nation has continued to saddle future generations with increasing debt financed by out-of-control deficit spending. The Trump administration has finalized its budget proposal, and the president wants to keep moving on the border project. (more...)
Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words
- May 23, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described relations with the United States as "a curvy road". He also demanded that Iran cease its support of " terrorists and militias". He said on Monday in Jerusalem that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer, calling Tehran a real threat in the region. (more...)
Health Watch: Smoking 'Light' Cigarettes Increases The Risk Of Developing Lung Cancer Health Watch: Smoking 'Light' Cigarettes Increases The Risk Of Developing Lung Cancer
- May 23, 2017

They used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 9 database to calculate yearly age-adjusted incidence rates for adenocarcinoma , squamous cell carcinoma, and total lung cancer cases for men from 1975 to 2012. The scientists conducted an in-depth analysis of research literature including clinical trials, epidemiological studies, and toxilogical investigations which included internal tobacco company documents. (more...)
Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities
- May 23, 2017

A second vote in the House is needed before the bill can be sent to the Senate , which earlier this session approved a broader bill. The bill states the government or anyone working with the state's child welfare system who operates within Texas under government authority are not allowed to "discriminate or take any adverse action", such as lawsuits, against adoption agencies that choose to "decline to provide, facilitate or refer a person for child welfare services" due to their ... (more...)
Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure
- May 23, 2017

The Texas House gave preliminary approval on Sunday night to the bill, which requires public school students to use bathrooms, changing facilities and locker rooms that match their biological sex, not the gender with which they identify. "If I was going to bet at the beginning of the session, I would have expected that this was one of the few bills the moderate House leadership would have wanted on the floor". (more...)

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