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Sessions: Trump's Public Criticisms Are 'Kind of Hurtful' Sessions: Trump's Public Criticisms Are 'Kind of Hurtful'
- July 31, 2017

Lankford said Sessions is not Trump's "personal goalie" and should be allowed to continue in his role as attorney general without interference from the White House . The Obama administration conducted an unprecedented crackdown on leaks. He reiterated on Thursday that his recusal was consistent with expert advice within the justice department and "the integrity that's required of the attorney general". (more...)
Arsenal still active in transfer window, says Wenger Arsenal still active in transfer window, says Wenger
- July 31, 2017

Speculation that Sanchez was avoiding returning to Arsenal was rife after he posted a picture to Instagram on Friday morning. But Wenger downplayed the concerns, saying Sanchez is now expected to return Tuesday instead. Wenger is desperate to sign the Monaco winger but has seen two offers firmly rejected and the vice-president of the French club Vadim Vasilyev insisted the player wouldn't be leaving. (more...)
Election Commission Seeks Report From Gujarat Govt Over Alleged Horse-Trading Of MLAs Election Commission Seeks Report From Gujarat Govt Over Alleged Horse-Trading Of MLAs
- July 30, 2017

The Congress had already said that it would parade its all legislators from Gujarat before the media this evening in an effort to put to rest all speculation, including internal bickering in the party, as charged by BJP . The Congress had strenuously accused the BJP in the state of horse-trading ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for August 8. He said there was "no truth" that they were kept at the resort against their will and "were all free and talking to our family and ... (more...)
West Nile still a concern West Nile still a concern
- July 30, 2017

Another round of mosquito ground spraying will occur starting Sunday night after several new West Nile Virus-positive mosquito samples were recovered in various neighborhoods throughout the city. Monitoring the presence of the virus in mosquitoes began in May and continues throughout the summer. Use EPA-approved repellents that include active ingredients such as DEET , picaridin, IR. (more...)
US bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test US bombers fly mission over Korean peninsula after missile test
- July 30, 2017

Experts claim that these types of missiles could hit targets in the US. Meanwhile, Chinese Foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang Saturday asked North Korea to respect the resolutions of the UN Security Council and refrain from any actions that could escalate tensions in the region, reports Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Pregnant doctor delivers a baby right before she gives birth Pregnant doctor delivers a baby right before she gives birth
- July 30, 2017

Halliday Johnson was fully dilated and was waiting for the doctor on-call to come to the hospital for the delivery. "But this was literally 'til the last second", said Dr. "She was just glad to be able to get to push and have the baby out and not have to wait any longer", she added. WLEX-18 reported that her contractions began just a few minutes after she delivered Halliday Johnson's daughter. (more...)
Another Congress MLA resigns in Gujarat, sixth in two days Another Congress MLA resigns in Gujarat, sixth in two days
- July 29, 2017

Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the BJP was threatening Congress MLAs and their families ahead of Rajya Sabha elections and pressurising them to "vote in a particular manner" in Gujarat. Vaghela had disassociated himself from Congress on July 21, a day after the presidential poll results revealed that 11 Gujarat Congress MLAs had cross-voted in favour of the NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind. (more...)
Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal
- July 29, 2017

Neal, the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, further took issue with GOP leaders' partisan approach to overhauling the health care system, contending that his party held hearings and considered amendments when crafting the ACA in 2010. (more...)
Charlie Gard: The public battle and 'raw' personal grief Charlie Gard: The public battle and 'raw' personal grief
- July 29, 2017

Last month Gard was sentenced to death by an European Human Rights Court on a case of human rights that will compel a couple to allow their sick baby to die. "I do think that in an era of social media, it is possible to rally huge numbers of people to your cause", said Caplan, of New York University's Langone Medical Center. (more...)
Will redesign Metro signages minus Hindi, says Siddaramaiah Will redesign Metro signages minus Hindi, says Siddaramaiah
- July 29, 2017

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah requested the Centre to acknowledge the cultural aspirations of the people of Karnataka. Though Hindi was used on signboards of the partly-opened Reach 1 of the metro since 2011, agitations-online and on the ground-began intensifying after the entire Phase I was opened for public last month. (more...)
North Korea fires a missile into Japan's waters North Korea fires a missile into Japan's waters
- July 29, 2017

The move is the latest military provocation from the regime of Kim Jong Un , who has conducted a spate of missile tests since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January. The agency said a THAAD weapon system detected, tracked, and intercepted a test target, which was similar to missiles recently tested by North Korea . (more...)
Charlie Gard's parents say hospital denied their Charlie Gard's parents say hospital denied their "final wish" for dying son
- July 28, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital , a pioneering paediatric centre, said that it deeply regretted the breakdown in relations with Charlie's parents, in a case that has involved months of legal wrangling and has even drawn comment from U.S. Charlie's parents said in a statement they have been denied their last wish. "Mummy and Daddy love you so much Charlie, we always have and we always will and we are so sorry that we couldn't save you". (more...)
Jon Hamm Becomes a Hologram in First Trailer for 'Marjorie Prime' Jon Hamm Becomes a Hologram in First Trailer for 'Marjorie Prime'
- July 28, 2017

Jon Hamm as a live-in hologram to keep you company? If you're a fan of Black Mirror or dystopian science fiction, then Marjorie Prime is right up your alley. The Plot: Eighty-six-year-old Marjorie spends her final, ailing days with a computerized version of her deceased husband. It's easy to understand why Marjorie would never want her husband to leave her , but I doubt any of us would want to move on with our lives if we could have a young John Hamm forever. (more...)
Does Moderate Drinking Lower Your Risk of Diabetes? Does Moderate Drinking Lower Your Risk of Diabetes?
- July 28, 2017

Wine appeared to be particularly beneficial because polyphenols, particularly in red wine, play a role in helping to manage blood sugar. Although the mechanism is still hazy, researchers suggest higher concentrations of tannins have an inhibiting effect on the action of carbohydrate-reducing enzymes. (more...)
Senate Republicans just released the text of their 'skinny repeal' bill Senate Republicans just released the text of their 'skinny repeal' bill
- July 28, 2017

The straight repeal-only option was based on 2015 piece of legislation that passed both chambers of Congress but was vetoed by then-President Barack Obama . The defeated plan also included a proposal by Sen. What is going on exactly in the U.S. Senate regarding health care? "We've described (the skinny bill) as a trojan horse", or a "shell to move the process forward", said Jacob Leibenluft, senior advisor at the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, "because as soon as ... (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci thinks he's found the White House leaker Anthony Scaramucci thinks he's found the White House leaker
- July 28, 2017

Scaramucci appears to be giving voice to Trump's frustration with people in the White House the president believes are slowing down policy efforts, even though Trump has shown a pattern of repeatedly stepping on his own efforts on health care, job creation and other initiatives with unplanned tweets on topics such as Russian Federation, transgender troops and unfounded allegations of voter fraud. (more...)
Chicago hospitals see spike in births after Cubs' World Series win Chicago hospitals see spike in births after Cubs' World Series win
- July 28, 2017

Nine months later, celebration of the Cubs' World Series championship continues. Dr. Melissa Dennis, vice chairwoman of obstetrics and gynecology at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center told ABC News, "The number of births almost doubled in the last few weeks, from an average of five births per day to nine". (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of Karnataka Chief Minsiter Dharam Singh Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of Karnataka Chief Minsiter Dharam Singh
- July 27, 2017

Singh is bereaved by wife Prabhavati, sons Vijay Singh (Bidar MLC), Ajay singh (Jewargi MLA) and daughter Priyadarshini. Coming from a microscopic Rajput community, Dharam Singh had emerged as one of the top leaders in the region, winning eight consecutive terms from the Jewargi Assembly constituency and was a member of the Lok Sabha from the Bidar constituency once (2009). (more...)
Cancer-causing chemical contaminates public drinking water in New York, New Jersey Cancer-causing chemical contaminates public drinking water in New York, New Jersey
- July 27, 2017

Numerous existing legal limits are set far above levels that are truly health protective. Capp said the tap water in Atlanta is fine to drink on its own. The Environmental Working Group has released a new online tool on Wednesday that allows you to type in your zip code and find out what's in your drinking water. (more...)
New Study Says Drinking Alcohol Can Actually Improve Your Memory New Study Says Drinking Alcohol Can Actually Improve Your Memory
- July 27, 2017

This time, researchers had the awesome idea of giving people alcohol after they'd been taught something and found that, amazingly, getting mildly drunk afterwards seemed to make the lesson stick in their memories better. Saying that the causes of this effect were not completely understood, she explains a leading theory that the alcohol, by blocking the brain from acquiring new information, keeps more resources on already existing knowledge to transforms the memory to long-term. (more...)

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