• Iran Reaches Agreement with Saudi Arabia on Pilgrimage to Mecca
Iran Reaches Agreement with Saudi Arabia on Pilgrimage to Mecca

Another report confirms a one-day Saudi Chinese Investment Forum ended in an upbeat mood with 45 agreements signed between China and Saudi Arabia. In 2017 Iran will send 85,000 people to the worldwide religious event, to take place in the fall, the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said in an announcement published on its website March 18.

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  • Texas House approves ban on texting while driving
Texas House approves ban on texting while driving

Eddie Lucio Jr . from Brownsville voting in favor of the bill. The bill's supporters argued the legislation is necessary to protect women from men in public bathrooms, while opponents said the bill was an attack on transgender people's desire to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

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  • UK Grants First License For Three-Parent Babies
UK Grants First License For Three-Parent Babies

Researchers hailed a "historic" moment today as the fertility regulator approved the technique after more than a decade of debate over its safety and ethical implications. Mitochondria provide humans with energy and are present in nearly every cell within the body. The technique, which will be groundbreaking in the United Kingdom, involves transp...

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  • Watching TV for 3 hours daily may up diabetes risk in kids
Watching TV for 3 hours daily may up diabetes risk in kids

The researchers assessed a sample of almost 4,500 nine to ten-year-old pupils from 200 primary schools in London , Birmingham and Leicester for a series of metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors. Often touted as an age-related ailment, diabetes is not only victimising the young but the cause of it also lies so deeply embedded in their daily lif...

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  • Google's new app lets parents control how kids are using their phones
Google's new app lets parents control how kids are using their phones

All of these options are aimed at allowing parents to control and manage their kids' Google accounts as long as they're under 13. The more organized format takes a user's recent searches and it separates them into their own respective categories, such as images, maps, in apps, videos, news, and more.

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  • Donated Sperm in 3 FL Counties May Carry Zika: CDC
Donated Sperm in 3 FL Counties May Carry Zika: CDC

CDC says fertility clinics from Miami to West Palm Beach could be affected. The CDC said that resident travel between the three counties, and the difficulty of pinpointing where a person may have contracted Zika from a mosquito, makes it very likely that the virus spread well beyond the limited zones in Miami-Dade identified by Florida health off...

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  • Intruder arrested on White House grounds
Intruder arrested on White House grounds

At a Saturday lunch, the president thanked the Secret Service. That is when the officer stopped him, after which Tran said: 'I am a friend of the President. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was briefed on the incident, according to the Washington Post . An intruder scaled a fence to breach White House grounds Friday night.

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  • Injuries linked to nursery products on the rise: U.S. study
Injuries linked to nursery products on the rise: U.S. study

A new study at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, found a baby or toddler is injured every eight minutes in the United States from nursery-related products. Nearly 88 per cent of these injuries happened at home and most were related to falls. The report also stated that a new recall ...

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  • Suspect fatally shot by police during violent confrontation in Orange
Suspect fatally shot by police during violent confrontation in Orange

The man was driving a white GMC van, and around 11:15 p.m., officers tried to pull him over for a vehicle code violation, according to the Orange Police Department. "The vehicle had privacy glass, so we couldn't see what other issues there were in the vehicle", Lopez said. "He parked his vehicle and then refused to get out of the auto".

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  • Treasury Board to provide details on federal website security 'vulnerability'
Treasury Board to provide details on federal website security 'vulnerability'

Advertisment The Canada Revenue Agency took its online services down Friday afternoon, after discovering an "internet vulnerability that affects some computer servers used by websites worldwide". He says people can prepare their income tax and benefit returns, and electronically file when the services come back online. The flaw became widely know...

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  • April the giraffe in great condition; Birth watch continues
April the giraffe in great condition; Birth watch continues

There is no question that April is looking larger than ever. On March 10, the zookeepers noted that the hungry pregnant giraffe likes a carrot before every vet visit, perceiving this snack as a fee to enter her pen. Thousands upon thousands of commenters voiced their frustration on Facebook and YouTube, and the stream was restored within an hour or...

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  • Six Nations: Victorious Eddie Jones fully aware of Ireland's threat
Six Nations: Victorious Eddie Jones fully aware of Ireland's threat

There's failure on one side or you can kick on and get better and hit those lofty heights. Fly-half George Ford, who believes "world class" Joseph had his best game in an England shirt against Vern Cotter's outfit, echoed the sentiments of his Bath colleague, despite expecting an Ireland backlash following their defeat to Wales on Friday even...

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  • Where to donate to families impacted by Harrisburg fatal fire
Where to donate to families impacted by Harrisburg fatal fire

Two other children and a firefighter are all still in critical condition following Friday night's blaze in the 2500 block of Lexington Street. Fire Lieutenant Dennis DeVoe was responding to a call on March 10 when he was struck by another vehicle at an intersection, the Daily Mail reported.

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  • Malaysia formally identifies Kim Jong Nam as murder victim
Malaysia formally identifies Kim Jong Nam as murder victim

In phone talks on Tuesday, Trump told Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, that the U.S. stood "100%" with Tokyo after three of the intermediate-range missiles landed in the sea off Japan's north-west coast. "I'm hoping this can be a positive outcome", says Ms Noor. Asserting its options may well be what Pyongyang feels it's now doing: standing up...

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  • Holi festival to be celebrated tomorrow
Holi festival to be celebrated tomorrow

Rawat, National Secretary General of Assocham. Nowadays, Holi is also celebrated by the Indian diaspora and non-Hindus all over the world . We have listed the incredible Holi FB Timeline Cover Images , and you can also download the best collection of Happy Holi FB Cover Pictures from this page.

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  • USA officials keep watchful eye on yellow fever outbreak in Brazil
USA officials keep watchful eye on yellow fever outbreak in Brazil

In an on-going outbreak in rural Brazil though there had been no human-to-human transmission through Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the infection had spread via non-human forest-dwelling primates, write Infectious Disease Fellow Catharine I Paules, MD, and NIAID Director Anthony S Fauci, MD, in an article published online yesterday in the New England J...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association president touches on travel ban effects for World Cup bidders
Federation Internationale de Football Association president touches on travel ban effects for World Cup bidders

Barcelona's astonishing comeback win over Paris St Germain in the Champions League is a reminder of soccer's enduring ability to surprise and rule changes should be handled with care, Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

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  • Might Nicola Sturgeon's sinking approval ratings explain her appetite for a referendum?
Might Nicola Sturgeon's sinking approval ratings explain her appetite for a referendum?

In an interview with the BBC broadcast Thursday, she said she was not bluffing about holding another vote and was looking for ways to maintain Scotland's ties with the EU. She has warned repeatedly that she will not allow Scotland to be taken out of the European Union against its will. Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson said downgrad...

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  • Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit president
Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit president

This marks the first time a democratically elected leader was removed from office, even though every single South Korean president has been disgraced by corruption scandals since the Asian country's transition to democracy in the 1980s. The scandal has also led to the heir-apparent of the technology giant Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, being formally indic...

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  • For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost
For Breast Cancer Survivors, Eating Soy Tied To A Longevity Boost

Steven Narod, director of the hospital's familial breast cancer research unit. Oestrogen-receptor negative (ER-negative) breast cancer is an aggressive form of postmenopausal breast cancer . These women were surveyed over a span of nine years. "Regions of the world that did have a lot of soy in their diet had lower rates of breast c...

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