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Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy
- May 24, 2017

India has maintained that Jadhav was abducted from Iran, where he was pursuing his business, and passed off as a spy. A senior lawyer, with vast experience of global arbitration, was quoted as saying that it was necessary to revamp the legal wing of the Foreign Office because it failed to give proper advice to deal with Jadhav's case. (more...)
China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly
- May 24, 2017

Taiwan isn't a United Nations member state, but had been granted assembly "observer status" every year since 2009 under an arrangement on the "One China" principle. He said inviting Taiwan to attend the WHA as an observer over the past several years was an important sign that the World Health Organization was interacting with Taiwan and that Australia supported the continuation of such interaction. (more...)
Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County
- May 24, 2017

The blaze started Tuesday around 12:40 p.m. The alert was extended to a mile above and below Spromberg Canyon Road and both sides of Chumstick Highway in Chelan County. Forest Service and other agencies were also responding. As of Tuesday afternoon the fire is holding at 5 acres in size and fire spotting remains a primary concern for firefighters. (more...)
May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap
- May 24, 2017

Mrs May warned that without taking action to reform the social care system it would "collapse". It could mean that the benefactors of elderly relatives with some, but not significant, assets could see their inheritance almost wiped out by the Government's take. (more...)
Ethiopian wins vote to be first African head of WHO
- May 24, 2017

In his appeal to delegates before the voter Tuesday, Tedros noted that when he was a 7-year-old growing up in Ethiopia, his younger brother died of a common childhood disease. He then served as Ethiopia's foreign minister, from 2012 to 2016. "It's a victory day for Ethiopia and for Africa", Ethiopia's ambassador Negash Kebret Botora told Reuters. (more...)
North Korea Test Fires Mid-Range Missile Amid Growing Tensions
- May 24, 2017

The North Korean media has also stepped up its calls for even more missile launches, because of what Pyongyang claims is an increasingly hostile policy by Mr Trump. He vowed to bring up the issue at this week's G-7 summit in Italy. The United States says it is willing to enter into talks with North Korea if it halts its nuclear and missile tests. (more...)
World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak
- May 24, 2017

Nigeria experienced the Ebola virus in July, 2014 when a Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, who had the virus flew from Liberia to the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and died five days later. The Nigerian government has called for heightened vigilance and intensified awareness efforts on symptoms of hemorrhagic fevers following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (more...)
Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles
- May 24, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) gets off a shot between Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) and Jae Crowder (99) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Clev. (more...)
Some killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena Some killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
- May 24, 2017

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Monday night carnage, which also left 59 people wounded, though a top American intelligence official said the claim could not be verified. "I've had people who needed to find loved ones". "She's not turned up", Campbell said of her daughter. "We can't get through to her". Joseph Carozza, a representative from Grande's USA record label, said the singer is OK and they are investigating what happened. (more...)
Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts
- May 24, 2017

The budget would also limit the earned income tax and child care tax credits - crucial supports for low-income workers - by requiring that they only be available to those with Social Security numbers. The budget, which includes 10-year projections for spending for most areas of the government, did not include a 10-year plan for funding wall construction. (more...)
1 dead and 9 hospitalized with botulism after eating nacho cheese sauce
- May 24, 2017

The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as Martin Galindo-Larios Jr., 37. Family members did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Survivors often need to spend weeks or months on ventilators. The last time the CDC reported a high number of foodborne botulism cases in the nation - 39 from 5 outbreaks - was in 2015 including one such outbreak stemming from a church potluck where 27 people fell ill and were hospitalized after eating home-canned ... (more...)
Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast Some musicians cancel concerts after Manchester blast
- May 24, 2017

Manchester, 160 miles (260 kilometers) northwest of London, is one of Britain's largest cities and Manchester Arena is one of the world's largest indoor concert venues. but in the end it's the resolution that says "we're not prepared to be divided". Britain's national terror threat level has been "severe", the second-highest of five levels meaning an attack is highly likely, since August 2014, and May said this would remain unchanged, but under review. (more...)
Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins
- May 24, 2017

Specifically, we're referring to its long-term economic assumptions. U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia Beach, will not comment on the Trump budget proposal , the congressman's press secretary said , until after he meets with Director of Office of Management and Budget Michael Mulvaney Wednesday. (more...)
Impact of caffeine on teenagers Impact of caffeine on teenagers
- May 24, 2017

A coffee, a caffeinated drink and an energy soda proved a deadly combination for a SC teenager who died within two hours of consuming them, triggering warnings about the risks of caffeine overdose. Davis' autopsy revealed that there are no drugs or alcohol in his system when he died. Cripe reportedly bought the latte from a McDonald's around 12:30 p.m. (more...)
Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway
- May 24, 2017

State officials say highway damage from storms has topped $1 billion for the first time in California history. "There are several trucks parked on the highway south of the slide for reference". In addition, Caltrans closed Highway 1 at Ragged Point, near the county border, months ago because of the landslides at Mud Creek. The state already had closed the Highway 1 along Mud Creek to fix buckled pavement and remove debris after an earlier slide triggered by one of California's rainiest ... (more...)
Trump administration seeks 3.6-trillion-dollar spending cut to balance budget Trump administration seeks 3.6-trillion-dollar spending cut to balance budget
- May 24, 2017

Every one of you in here owes the federal government roughly $60,000. Those people could see service cut drastically as part of a 2018 budget that is expected to be released by the White House on Tuesday . The plan promises that overhauling the tax code and easing regulations will lift economic growth from the lacklustre 2.1% average rate of recent years to sustained annual gains of 3% or better. (more...)
Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices
- May 24, 2017

President Trump, in Israel on Tuesday, called the Manchester attack the work of "evil losers." Lucy said she had friends at the concert who were "shaken up", adding: "A few of them didn't come into school". Thousands joined a vigil in Manchester's Albert Square to commemorate those who lost their lives. Following the devastating explosion, she tweeted: "broken. (more...)
Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent
- May 24, 2017

Britain's national terror threat level has been "severe", the second-highest of five levels meaning an attack is highly likely, since August 2014, and May said this would remain unchanged, but under review. Neighbours told the Manchester Evening News that he was an abrasive, tall and skinny young man who was often seen wearing traditional Islamic clothing. (more...)
Trump, GOP control Federal Bureau of Investigation chief pick despite Democrats' calls Trump, GOP control Federal Bureau of Investigation chief pick despite Democrats' calls
- May 24, 2017

Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein are calling on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if no special prosecutor is named to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey in the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. A White House official has said Trump is considering 11 people to replace Comey. There's a big difference between Sessions's ethics violations, which were documented by George H.W. (more...)
Ariana Grande reacts to fatal Manchester explosion: 'Broken'
- May 24, 2017

He said: "This incident, this attack, is especially vile, especially criminal, especially horrific because it appears to have been deliberately directed at teenagers". "The incident took place outside the venue in a public space", police said . The comedian offered his thoughts and prayers to the staff at the arena, the first responders, Grande and her team and, of course, all the victims and their families. (more...)

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