• Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made
Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

The governor has said he's not philosophically opposed to marijuana legalization but has concerns about public safety, children's health and impaired drivers. Opinions on marijuana legalization do not fall neatly along party; age; or geographic lines. It's tempting to blame Scott for the latest holdup, but fault lies with the Legislature, specifica...

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  • Journalists across West Bengal protest 'police brutalities'
Journalists across West Bengal protest 'police brutalities'

A similar situation occurred at Howrah , Shibpur, Hastings, Khiddirpur and several other locations, causing the Left Front workers to fight with the police. As Basu put it, "Police has lathicharged the Left workers brutally without provocation". Left protesters at the 'Nabanno Abhijan'Twitter/Syeda Shabana‏.

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  • FDA Approves Merck's Keytruda to Treat Cancers With Genetic Defects
FDA Approves Merck's Keytruda to Treat Cancers With Genetic Defects

Now, there's a product that targets tumors based on similar characteristics, rather than its location - and validation around MSI-H's usefulness as a biomarker for cancer therapeutics. The ORR was 36% in patients with CRC and 46% in patients with other tumor types. Among responders, 78% had responses of 6 months or greater. Merck shares rose ...

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  • Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale
Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour can not win election - Kezia Dugdale

Labour spending plans would open up a £58 billion "black hole" in the public finances, leading to higher taxes and more debt borrowing, the Conservatives have warned. The candidates for Pudsey constituency are Stuart Andrew for the Conservative Party, Bob Buxton for the Yorkshire Party, Ian McCargo for the Labour Party, Allen Nixon for the Libe...

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  • Rattled May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves
Rattled May forced into 'dementia tax' U-turn after poll lead halves

Theresa May has defiantly refused to admit to a social care u-turn and blamed Labour "scaremongering" for her change in policy. "The Tories have had a flat out bad weekend. "And we must do everything we can to maintain peace in Northern Ireland and that's a commitment in this manifesto and it's one that wouldn't have happened if we hadn't have ...

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  • Isaiah Thomas to miss remainder of the playoffs
Isaiah Thomas to miss remainder of the playoffs

Rounding out the starting five, shooting guard J.R. Smith and center Tristan Thompson combined for 16 points in the Game 2 win. LeBron James delivered 38 points and Kevin Love had a career playoff high 32 as the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers opened their Eastern Conference final series with a blowout win on Wednesday.

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  • Indian troops, 2 militants killed in gunfight in Kashmir
Indian troops, 2 militants killed in gunfight in Kashmir

India's army says a two-day fight has left four insurgents and three Indian soldiers dead close to a cease-fire line dividing troubled Kashmir between longtime rivals India and Pakistan. Official sources said troops and state police resumed the search operation launched yesterday. The operation seems concluded as the Army has recovered four weapo...

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  • New Laws In The UK And EU Further Restrict Tobacco Industry
New Laws In The UK And EU Further Restrict Tobacco Industry

The EU cites evidence that pictorial warnings have been shown to contribute to the reduction of smoking rates in Canada and Brazil. Alongside the changes in packaging, a series of new regulations and taxes also mean smokers will have to pay more for a pack of cigarettes - the cheapest pack will be £8.82.

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  • China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct
China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

But China vowed to ignore the ruling and warned the Philippines against trying to use the verdict as leverage. China's efforts to assert its dominance over the South China Sea , where more than $5 trillion in annual trade is ferried, have in the past angered Southeast Asian nations with competing claims, such as Vietnam and the Philippines.

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  • Kerala- Woman chops off alleged rapist's genitals
Kerala- Woman chops off alleged rapist's genitals

In a statement given by the woman to the police, she said, the accused had been harassing her over for the past 6 years. A case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act has been registered against the accused. His penis had been cut (90%) and was hanging precariously. The swami became close to the girl's family when her mother ...

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  • Microsoft will Open Two New Data Centers in Africa in 2018
Microsoft will Open Two New Data Centers in Africa in 2018

Although Microsoft did not state who it will partner with for the local data centres, an industry source told MyBroadband that two data centre players will be involved - a different one for each city. estimates that total cloud revenue in South Africa last year was just $243 million, but expects it to grow almost 20% a year through 2021. "It allows...

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  • Young Sheldon trailer: Will Big Bang Theory prequel tackle tough subjects?
Young Sheldon trailer: Will Big Bang Theory prequel tackle tough subjects?

Jim Parsons will executive produce and narrate " Young Sheldon ", which is about the experiences of his "The Big Bang Theory" character Sheldon Cooper as a 9-year-old growing up in East Texas. " 9JKL " - The family comedy stars Mark Feuerstein ("Royal Pains") as a divorced actor living in an apartment between his meddlesome parents (Elliott Gould...

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  • GM India to cease domestic sales, focus only on exports
GM India to cease domestic sales, focus only on exports

GM India has been incurring losses over the years but it managed to cut net loss to Rs 1,003.39 crore in 2014-15 from Rs 3,812.46 crore in 2013-14. GM believes there are opportunities where it can achieve greater return on investment in specific segments and markets where the outlook for growth is strong (business adjacencies, SUVs and crossovers, ...

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  • Common Lead Test Can Give False Results, FDA Warns
Common Lead Test Can Give False Results, FDA Warns

According to FDA, all four of Magellan Diagnostics' LeadCare testing systems may provide inaccurate results when testing blood drawn from a patient's vein. Though Magellan had identified another inaccuracy issue with an additional product in 2015, that information was not conveyed to the FDA during the 510 (k) process despite repeated interaction...

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  • Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers
Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers

The World Health Organization (WHO) states that more than 1.2 million adolescents around the world die each year from preventable causes . The report , Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to support country implementation, shows that road injuries are the leading cause of adolescent deaths among 10-19 ye...

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  • Parasite could be lurking in your sushi
Parasite could be lurking in your sushi

A unsafe parasite that can be consumed with raw fish and sushi, leading to sickness in humans, is now showing up in the United States. A report in British Medical Journal Case Reports details the case of a 32-year-old man, otherwise healthy, who developed abdominal pain, fever and vomiting.

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  • Mexican leading investigative journalist in combating drug traffickers is shot dead
Mexican leading investigative journalist in combating drug traffickers is shot dead

On Monday (15 May) gunmen opened fire on the vehicle of Javier Valdez Cardenas, 50, a correspondent for the newspaper La Jornada in his home town of Culiacan. Its so-called " drugs war " has the armed forces on one side, powerful gangs on the other and corrupt officials in between - and those not wanting to be reported on are getting away with ...

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  • Developers to preview Google's VR headset
Developers to preview Google's VR headset

Starting with the affordable Google Cardboard, the Mountain View giant followed this measly (but decent) creation with the Daydream VR headset. It's thought Google's new headset will share much of the same technology that's been developed for the Project Tango augmented reality platform.

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  • Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service: Minister
Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service: Minister

US and European officials scrambling to catch the culprits behind the virus - dubbed "WannaCry" - that first struck on Friday and stretched across some 200,000 businesses in more than 150 countries, forcing victims to pay hundreds of dollars each to regain access to their computers.

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  • Tick-borne Powassan virus might be spreading in MN
Tick-borne Powassan virus might be spreading in MN

The warmer winters have led to a upswelling in the numbers of ticks in the wild, which could correlate, in turn, with an increase in the cases of tick-borne diseases in America. "It's perfectly reasonable to wait and see if you develop symptoms", he says. Just as there are no vaccines to prevent infection, there are also no treatments for Powass...

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