• Botched anti-measles campaign kills 15 children in South Sudan
Botched anti-measles campaign kills 15 children in South Sudan

About 300 children were vaccinated over the course of four days. Blaming the deaths on human error, he said that the team administering the vaccine was neither qualified nor trained. Another 32 children suffered fever, vomiting and diarrhoea but recovered, a joint statement by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations children...

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  • GST Council to fix rates on gold, biscuits tomorrow
GST Council to fix rates on gold, biscuits tomorrow

Some states have favoured the higher tax rate for gold, while some states have asked for a 4 per cent tax rate along with input tax credit so that the effective incidence on the precious metal remains at the existing 2 per cent, they said.

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  • Better East Texas: The Sanctuary City debate
Better East Texas: The Sanctuary City debate

Constitution reserves for the federal government in part so foreign governments don't end up dealing with a patchwork of immigration laws. It specifically references an incident on the House floor Monday in which state Rep. "The result of the threatened implementation of SB 4 has been a breakdown in public trust, as affected individuals feel the...

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  • Top Eli Lilly financial officer to retire in December
Top Eli Lilly financial officer to retire in December

It has underperformed by 12.00% the S&P500. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,423,458 shares of the company's stock worth $119,727,000 after buying an additional 22,988 shares during the period. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Limited stated it has 20,316 shares. Barnett & owns 557 shares. Institutional investors own 75.15% of the company's stock. T...

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  • Washing hands in cold water as good as hot
Washing hands in cold water as good as hot

The researchers from Rutgers University published their findings in the Journal of Food Protection . But whichever temperature and soap you use, scrub your hands for at least ten seconds is recommended to get rid of harmful food poisoning bacteria, a New Jersey study suggests.

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  • Selena Gomez Praises Madonna's 'Truth Or Dare' Documentary
Selena Gomez Praises Madonna's 'Truth Or Dare' Documentary

Dion also gave a sweet shout-out to all her LGBTQ fans. Although her father has stayed mute on the occasion, Ivanka Trump has become the sole official in the Trump administration and member of the Trump family to recognize June as Pride month .

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  • United Nations calls U.S. decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement
United Nations calls U.S. decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement "a major disappointment"

He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China. and we realize that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder our worldwide responsibility". Abandoning the pact was one of Trump's principal campaign pledges. Justifying his reactionary positions on global w...

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  • Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact
Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact

If the USA withdrew from the climate pact it would be joining the only other two nations who have resisted signing onto the accords: Syria and Nicaragua. While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis . Withdrawing would leave the United States as one of just three countrie...

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  • John Kerry, Who Signed Paris Climate Accord, Blasts Trump's 'Big Mistake'
John Kerry, Who Signed Paris Climate Accord, Blasts Trump's 'Big Mistake'

The mayor of Pittsburgh tweeted a response saying, "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future". Ivanka Trump and Kushner went to synagogue Thursday morning for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, according to the White House. During Trump's speech, the fain...

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  • GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises
GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Wading back into the politically suicidal waters of repealing the Affordable Care Act and leaving millions of Americans without health insurance coverage, GOP Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said on Wednesday that Obamacare will be history "by the end of July".

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  • After warm-up wins, India ready to defend Champions Trophy title
After warm-up wins, India ready to defend Champions Trophy title

The possibility of Stokes playing as a batsman might affect team combination and will leave them with a bowler short. Cape Town - Proteas skipper AB de Villiers has declared that he is happy with his team's preparation for the ICC Champions Trophy despite the series loss to England ahead of the tournament.

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  • Reynolds, Fisher collectibles up for auction, home for sale
Reynolds, Fisher collectibles up for auction, home for sale

Figures of Yoda and C-3PO owned by Fisher will go under the hammer with the statue of the Star Wars actress's character at the auction starting on September 23. She would later complain of a lack of support from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , who declined to house much of her memorabilia. Fans of the late mother-daughter duo...

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  • The world awaits Trump's decision on climate agreement
The world awaits Trump's decision on climate agreement

China may be poised to fill the breach. China, which overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in 2007, and the European Union will seek on Friday to save the Paris agreement. Certainly in some quarters, with a strong vein of climate scepticism in parts of the establishment and among some of Mr Trump's sup...

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  • Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'
Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday attributed President Trump's successful foreign trip to his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner's foreign relationships. McMaster told reporters that he "would not be concerned about a back-channel" between Trump and the Kremlin. "So generally speaking about back-channel communications, wh...

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  • Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net
Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

In a message with the budget, Trump called it a chance to "reprioritize federal spending so that it advances the safety and security of the American people". Support for massive military spending is a bipartisan tradition in American politics, as the War Resisters League, a longstanding anti-war organization, points out in its annual analysis of ...

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  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Bought by SOL Capital Management CO
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Bought by SOL Capital Management CO

About 4.41M shares traded. (NASDAQ: GILD ) by 36.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alton Gregg H also sold $337,392 worth of Gilead Sciences , Inc. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Hold and their mean rating for the stock is 3.00 on scale of 1-5.

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  • Trump may rollback punishment for Russian election trickery
Trump may rollback punishment for Russian election trickery

According to the Washington Post , the Trump administration said in April it would return the American compounds to Russian Federation if Moscow allows construction of a new USA consulate in St. Officials are reportedly discussing revoking diplomatic immunity from the properties, so law enforcement would be able to investigate what was happening ...

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  • Percent of Americans Don't Believe in Republican Health Care Bill
Percent of Americans Don't Believe in Republican Health Care Bill

The Republican health care bill has to reduce the deficit over a decade in order to comply with the rules of reconciliation , which is a procedure that allows GOP lawmakers to push legislation through Congress with only a simple majority of 51 votes in each chamber.

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  • Frank Miller's 'Sin City' Is Coming To TV
Frank Miller's 'Sin City' Is Coming To TV

Again, as long as the Sin City style is captured well, having new characters shouldn't make it any less Sin City than its predecessors. Deadline broke the story that a Sin City TV show is now in development at The Weinstein Company/Dimension, with former showrunner of The Walking Dead , Glen Mazzara attached as the showrunner, exec...

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  • Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say
Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say

White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed today that the President had been speaking with the man handpicked to head up the US Environment Protection Agency ( EPA ), Scott Pruitt - regarded by many as a climate sceptic. As a result, Trump could change USA commitments, preserving its role at the table while adopting less-stringent gree...

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