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Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution
- June 21, 2017

The total number of displaced people worldwide, a figure that includes refugees , asylum-seekers and people uprooted inside their own countries, was some 300,000 higher at the end of 2016 than at the end of 2015, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said. (more...)
Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'
- June 21, 2017

He also said that "100 percent" he would be willing to testify under oath to rebut Comey. In his interview Saturday, Trump Jr. also hit Comey for his admission that he had leaked his memos on his encounters with the president to a close friend following his firing, who then read the memos to The New York Times . (more...)
Allegheny County company receives medical marijuana permit Allegheny County company receives medical marijuana permit
- June 21, 2017

The permits for dispensaries will also be announced later this month. "So these are not done in an open field", Collins said. The Department of Health named the chosen entities that are scattered across the state and officials said they would announce the first round of 27 dispensary permits by the end of next week. (more...)
Half of Canadians likely to get cancer Half of Canadians likely to get cancer
- June 21, 2017

While cancer diagnoses continues to rise, mortality rates from cancer have been dropping steadily for the past 30 years. That's a big jump from the 2016 report, which found that only two out of five Canadians could be expected to develop cancer in their lifetimes (45 per cent of men and 42 per cent of women). (more...)
Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit Trump meets Poroshenko for brief 'drop-in' visit
- June 21, 2017

The president says it was a "great honor" to meet Poroshenko , and "a lot of progress has been made" in the relationship with Ukraine. In Ukraine, members of parliament told journalists that Poroshenko hoped to discuss Crimea , Washington's role in reforms within Ukraine with Trump and the largely ineffective Minsk Protocol that both Russian Federation and Ukraine had signed for an immediate ceasefire back in 2014. (more...)
BJD to support NDA's nominee for President Ram Nath Kovind
- June 21, 2017

Sources said Azad, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha , is attending an Iftar dinner hosted by the Bihar PCC chief tonight, but speculation was rife over him meeting Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to firm up the opposition strategy. Upon the nomination of Kovind, the opposition were left perplexed on whether to support the Dalit candidate or oppose his nomination as the country's head. (more...)
Trump senior adviser Kushner to travel to Middle East for peace talks Trump senior adviser Kushner to travel to Middle East for peace talks
- June 20, 2017

Amichai marks the first state-approved settlement in the West Bank since the signing of the Israeli-Palestinian Oslo peace accords in 1993. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Kushner and Greenblatt will hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other senior officials during the trip. (more...)
Presidential polls: Opposition likely to field own consensus candidate against Kovind: Left Presidential polls: Opposition likely to field own consensus candidate against Kovind: Left
- June 20, 2017

If elected, Kovind will be India's second Dalit President - and the first from North India - after KR Narayanan became President in 1997. "We don't want to comment on the merits and demerits of the candidate", Congress spokesperson Ghulam Nabi Azad said at a press conference. (more...)
Woman's rant for 'white doctor' sparks outrage after caught on video Woman's rant for 'white doctor' sparks outrage after caught on video
- June 20, 2017

During her four minute rant, the mother, who was accompanied by her young son, shouted: 'I would like to see a white doctor. "So you're saying, in the whole entire building there isn't one white doctor? " she said . "You know I can't even define the feeling". Other people watching the ordeal from the waiting room also start to condemn the woman, but the she doesn't relent. (more...)
Confederate statue comes down in Florida Confederate statue comes down in Florida
- June 20, 2017

Commissioned by a local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy , the statue was first erected on Main Street - now Magnolia Avenue - in 1911, near the old Orange County courthouse, before being moved to the park in 1917. In May, white nationalists marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in the city's Lee Park. A time capsule the size of a cash box was found inside, something cemetery sexton Don Price expected to find. (more...)
Senate close to vote on dismantle health law
- June 20, 2017

He said that this is the only way to get something done, and if they fail to get something done, they will be voted out of office. The secretive way in which Senate Republicans plan to pass their health care overhaul is not only exceedingly unpopular among voters - 73% of whom want the party to discuss its plans in public, according to a CBS News poll . (more...)
Fidget spinners may be a chocking hazard Fidget spinners may be a chocking hazard
- June 20, 2017

She was playing with a couple of weeks ago when one of the metal bearings inside the toy came out and flew into her mouth. So she launched a new line of products titled "The Daddy's Girl" and various simple gifts (from key rings to t-shirts) that could anyone could give a gift to his / her father. (more...)
CT17 final between India, Pakistan was 'fixed', claims KRK CT17 final between India, Pakistan was 'fixed', claims KRK
- June 20, 2017

Star Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir then produced a fiery spell to push India on the back foot as Men In Blue couldn't recover from their early losses. Afridi lauded the performance of centurion Fakhar Zaman and the tournament's leading wicket-taker Hassan Ali besides congratulating captain Sarfraz Ahmed . (more...)
PGA Tour set to introduce new doping programme PGA Tour set to introduce new doping programme
- June 20, 2017

Another key change to a policy critics have long considered too opaque will see the PGA Tour, which now only discloses suspension information for violations related to performance-enhancing drugs, move away from keeping certain player suspensions confidential. (more...)
Yoga as good for low back pain as physiotherapy Yoga as good for low back pain as physiotherapy
- June 20, 2017

Rob Saper . But this research that was released within the hour says yoga can actually be helpful for some people with lower back pain . Some took yoga classes designed for back pain once a week while others did physical therapy. After 12 weeks, people in the yoga group were 21 percentage points less likely to used pain medications than those in the education group. Participants who received education had an average RMDQ score decline of 2.5. (more...)
Syria Civil War : America's widening role in conflict Syria Civil War : America's widening role in conflict
- June 20, 2017

Russian Federation has responded by suspending a flight coordination hotline and has also threatened to target USA coalition planes. The U.S. military shot down the Syrian warplane on Sunday, saying it had targeted an American-allied, Kurdish-led force that is battling the IS extremists in their de facto capital, Raqqa. (more...)
Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names
- June 20, 2017

They are Reps. Scot DesJarlais (R-TN) (pronounced day-zharr-LAY), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mo Brooks (R-AL) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA). Hodgkinson posted content favorable to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his social media accounts and signed a Change.org petition for the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. (more...)
Killing of Muslim teen being probed as road rage incident
- June 20, 2017

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to confirm the identity of the body and determine the exact cause and manner of death. Chapman said. The teenager, identified as Nabra Hussein, was walking with friends when they got into a dispute with a driver in Herndon, police said. (more...)
Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
- June 20, 2017

Republicans believe the run-off will favour them in an affluent seat they have held since 1979. So this forecast confirms what most poll-watchers will tell you: Neither Ossoff nor Handel has a clear advantage. The president initially misspelled Handel's name, but deleted that tweet. Ossoff has said the address is close to Emory University, where his fiancee attends medical school. (more...)
Seattle Police Fatally Shoot Pregnant Woman Armed With Knife
- June 20, 2017

Seattle police officers fatally shot a 30-year-old pregnant woman Sunday in her home while three of her children were in the house. "Both officers had to fire their service weapons striking the individual unfortunately it is a fatality". Lyles' two sons and daughter were inside the home when police fired off rounds at their mother. Lhora Murray , 42, lives in the apartment directly below Lyles and told the Stranger she often heard yelling from the woman's unit and called security ... (more...)

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